JOHNS, Captain W.E. (author). [Leslie] STEAD (illustrator). Biggles And The Black Raider. London; Hodder & Stoughton. 1953.
8vo. Original crimson cloth pictorially blocked and lettered in black, pictorial map endpapers, preserved in bright pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii], 9-191; illustrated throughout in full colour; a near fine, clean and uninscribed copy with only minor speckling to edges of book block, protected by an equally attractive, unclipped, dustwrapper (7/6) with small rubbing to spine ends and one tiny (5mm) closed tear to head of spine.
First edition. Biggles and crew lead a hunt in West Africa for the elusive Black Elephant.