BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Leslie Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1944
Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages.
Spine and corners bumped. Name and date to top of front endpaper. A few foxspots to page edges. Frontis is detached. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears which have been covered with clear tape on verso. Spine and rear panel are a little grubby. Small area of surface paper damage to front flap probably from removal of label.
Stock no. 1405762
- Biggles' Squadron,266, is deployed to India on special assignment. The Japanese have a secret weapon that knocks allied aircraft out of the skies, seemingly at random. This totally perplexes everyone except Biggles and the readers, who gets to the bottom of it by experimentation.