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Written by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Studio Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1956

Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1956. Hardback.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. Colour plates.

Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Light stain to top edge of rear cover, white paint spot to top of spine and to inside of top of spine, spot to top of text block. Grubby mark to rear endpaper and faint brown stain in bottom third of first two pages of text. Light browning to endapers. Dustwrapper has loss from ends of spine, most from bottom edge. Chips from ends of folds. Tear and creasing to bottom of front panel. Rear panel grubby. Clear tape stuck to verso to repair tears.

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Stock no. 1506347

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  • In a matter of weeks three aircraft flying over Africa had disappeared without trace and Biggles, who was called upon to investigate, did not believe it was by accident.
  • To prove his own theories, he, Ginger, Algy and Bertie were soon flying off on Operation Lex to discover what had forced these planes to land somewhere in darkest Africa.

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