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by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Stead

Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1961

Good condition in a good dustwrapper. Biggles finds himself at 'Hells Gates'. Red boards, black title to spine, small vignette to front board. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations.

Ex-lib. Spine and corners bumped. Damp stain to lower edges of covers. Removal of labels to prelims. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Girls school ink stamp to title page (crossed out) and a library number to lower margin of same page. Some spotting to edge of textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed with damp stains at lower edges.

Stock no. 1324266

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  • Squadron Leader "Dizzy" Digswell thinks he has found treasure from the ancient city of Ophir in a desert cave. Having formed a syndicate of treasure - hunters with Dizzy, Ginger and Bertie, Biggles finds himself involved in a highly unofficial adventure in Arabia, a country known to some members of the fighting services as "Hell's Gates"........

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