BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Leslie Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1944
Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages.
Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some grubby marks.
Stock no. 2131741
- Biggles' Squadron,266, is deployed to India on special assignment. The Japanese have a secret weapon that knocks allied aircraft out of the skies, seemingly at random. This totally perplexes everyone except Biggles and the readers, who gets to the bottom of it by experimentation.