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by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Will Narraway

Published by Oxford University Press. 1st. 1939

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Light brown/orange cloth with brown titles and compass logo to front cover. Title and fir tree to spine (NO author name). Colour frontis + b/w illustrations.

2nd Issue. A little bumping and wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; a little loss to top of spine. Last Biggles title to rear of wrapper is 'Biggles, Secret Agent' - making it a 2nd issue.

Stock no. 2131063

Price £1000.00

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  • Biggles goes to the aid of his old friend Wilks in protecting an airline operation in remote Canada.
  • Wilks had setup an airline servicing a remote goldmine. The bad guys muscled in in order to be in a permission to steal the mine's takings. Biggles and co help keep Wilks in operation and thwart the gang's plans, earning the mine's gratitude and future business as a result.

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