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by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Jack Nicolle

Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1951

Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Green cloth, dark title to spine. 255 pages. B/w illustrations.

Small white damp marks to top corners of covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a few pieces of loss; some grubby marks.

Stock no. 2131737

Price £16.00

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  • Biggles and co get sidetracked into an Egyptian adventure whilst on their way to a squadron reunion dinner in South Africa. They meet a threatened scientist and agree to help him find a lost oasis (called Zenzura) in the middle of nowhere.
  • Their quest is hindered by the requisite bad guy who has claimed the oasis, and the antiques buried there, who gets off to a spectacular start by marooning them at the oasis by erasing their supply (camel) train.

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