BIGGLES IN THE CRUISE OF THE CONDOR
by W.E. Johns
Published by The Thames Publishing Co.. circa. 1959
Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. The Kingston Library edition. Blue boards, black title to spine.
Spine bumped. Dustwrapper has been stuck to front cover leaving paper residue. White lines to top edge of rear cover (damp?). Ink inscription to front endpaper. Small scratch to edge of text block. Foxing and a few marks to contents. Dustwrapper has loss from base of spine and along top edge, slightly grubby with a few other chips and tears. Crease to front panel. Mark on verso where it has been stuck to book.
Stock no. 1504761
- The Cruise of the Condor finds Biggles on the trail of Inca gold deep in the heart of the Amazon basin. Following a surprise visit to Biggle's Uncle Dickpa, they find him in a siege situation with a group of gold thieves. Escaping from that the trio, with Smyth along for good measure, travel to the Amazon to uncover a lost Inca village, chock full of gold and manuscripts. After a couple of scrapes with the bad guys they manage to snag a couple of souvenirs before an earth tremor causes a hasty departure....