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Biggles Books

Part of the Stella & Rose's Books family


by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall

Published by Oxford University Press. 1941

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Orange pictorial cloth. Front cover shows plane and skis. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 'Thin' edition.

Spine is browned to spine; a few grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is grubby and unevenly browned, with some scuffing and chips and nicks.

Stock no. 2118394

Price £265.00

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  • The war in Finland finds Biggles and his companions members of the International Squadron which goes out to assist the Finns. By chance he learns of the existence of certain papers, hidden near the Finnish border, relating to the discoveries of a Polish inventor, which would be of the greatest value to any government.
  • Biggles retrieves them but only after a series of exasperating mischances that brought him nearer despair than he had ever been in the whole of his adventurous career.

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