Gimlet Goes Again

JOHNS, Captain W.E. (author). Gimlet Goes Again.

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JOHNS, Captain W.E. (author). Gimlet Goes Again. London, University of London Press. 1944.

8vo. Original turquoise boards lettered and pictorially decorated in Art Deco style in black, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [iv], 5-185; with coloured frontispiece and black-and-white plates by Stead; externally and internally fine, and uninscribed, protected by a clean and attractive, unclipped, dustwrapper (5/-) with some creasing and rubbing to head of spine, light abrasion to tail and corner tips, and minor dusting to lower panel.
First edition of the second book in Johns' series retelling the adventures of Captain 'Gimlet' King. In this story our hero, who was first introduced the previous year in King of the Commandos, enters Paris on the night train, under the watchful eyes of the Gestapo, to go to the aid of the French "Underground".