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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT

Written by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1944

BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1323878
1948. Hardback. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages. Second impression. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly edge rubbed and cloth slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and creased with some loss and very grubby to spine and rear panel.

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1323247
1948. Hardback. 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. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with small piece of loss to lower edge of front panel.

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2139795
1st. 1944. Hardback. 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 and wear to spine and corners. Covers are mottled/foxed. Some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with edge-creasing; a few tears and chips, a few small areas of loss.

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Front cover

Cover of BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT by W.E. Johns

Contents

  • 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.