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by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Stead

Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd. 1950

Very good condition. Red boards, black titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. The case of the pirate U-Boat.

Spine bumped and faded. Heavy foxing to textblock and page margins. Endpapers are browned. A few page corner tips are lightly creased.

Stock no. 1320691


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  • 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.

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