BIGGLES' SECOND CASE
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1948
Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Cream boards, green titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 190 pages.
Spine bumped. Covers grubby. Biro mark to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears which have been repaired with clear tape on verso.
Stock no. 1319741
- 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.