ORCHIDS FOR BIGGLES
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Leslie Stead
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa. 1962
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Blue boards, black title to spine. No illustrations despite accreditation to Leslie Stead. 168 pages.
Spine bumped. Bookplate to front free-endpaper (name not filled in). Foxing to textblock and a light musty smell to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is rubbed to spine, has some foxing and a small brown mark to top edge of rear panel.
Stock no. 1316685
- Top secret documents missing and with them a nuclear research scientist demanding one million dollars for the return of the papers which in enemy hands could only mean annihilation, Trying to track down Harald Neckel in the depths of the Peruvian jungle, Biggles agreed with Bertie that they were indeed 'Up the creek without a paddle', and that Bertie's argument with a giant anaconda was by no means their closest brush with death.