BIGGLES IN AFRICA
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Circa. 1938
Good condition. Pyramid edition. Blue cloth, black titles and sketch of plane gliding over pyramids & palm trees. Colour frontis and 7 b/w illustrations. 256 pages.
Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some light rubbing to covers. Large prize plate to front pastedown. Front hinge beteween half-title and frontis is cracked showing webbing beneath, some other hinges slightly cracked/pulled. Light foxing to contents. Frontis is a little 'wrinkled' but no staining.
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- Biggles and Co are employed by a rich father to track down his missing son who disappeared whilst attempting the flight record from England to South Africa.
- Tthe team fly to Africa looking for the missing aviator. They battle against all manner of problems; wild animals as well as natives in the pay of hashish smugglers.