Biggles and the Lost Sovereigns

JOHNS, Captain W.E. (author). Leslie STEAD (illustrator). Biggles and the Lost Sovereigns.

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JOHNS, Captain W.E. (author). Leslie STEAD (illustrator). Biggles and the Lost Sovereigns. Leicester; Brockhampton Press. 1964.

8vo. Original bright yellow linen-grained linson boards lettered in blue to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii], 9-184; illustrated with a coloured frontispiece by Leslie Stead; a fine copy protected by an all-but-fine, unclipped, dustwrapper (8/6) with a trace of light dusting to spine, tiny rubbing to head, a neat old and tiny bookseller' ink stamp to front flap and a tiny date in ink to the same, no other ownership marks or inscriptions.
First edition. Biggles flies to Singapore to investigate the mystery of a dead native canoeist found with a necklace of twenty gold sovereigns round his neck and does battle with crocodiles, snakes, and a one-legged tiger.

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