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BIGGLES' SECOND CASE

Written by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1948

BIGGLES' SECOND CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326106
1950. Hardback. Very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. The case of the pirate U-Boat. Third impression. Spine and corners slightly bumped, spine very slightly faded. Foxing else contents clean.

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BIGGLES' SECOND CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1323316
1950. Hardback. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. The case of the pirate U-Boat. Spine bumped. Browning to endpapers and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to preliminary pages and to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and just a little grubby to rear panel.

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Front cover

Cover of BIGGLES' SECOND CASE by W.E. Johns

Contents

  • The titles refers to this been the second case of the Air Police, but they are already of out of the UK.
  • A German submariner is shot trying to get a message to British Headquarters in Germany. His dying words tell of a missing U-Boat returning to the Southern Ocean to pick up a stash of stolen Allied gold from its secret base. Biggles and the team de-camp to Kerguelen Island to try and locate it and retrieve the gold for HM government.