Biggles Flies South. Howard LEIGH, Jack NICOLLE, illustrators.

Biggles Flies South.

London: Oxford University Press, 1938. [Children's Adventure] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.255 [1]. With a colour frontispiece by Leigh, and a sketch-map and six black and white illustrations by Nicolle. Publisher's tan cloth with brown titles and decoration to spine and upper. Top edge brown. School prize inscription in black ink to fly-leaf, dated 1939, and a black ink ownership to half-title. Occasional thumb marks to margins. Light general soiling to cloth, with heavy bumping to top corners, a 3cm tear to head of lower joint, and some toning to spine. Good. On their way to a 266 Squadron Reunion Dinner in South Africa, Biggles, Algy and Ginger are waylaid by an Egyptian asking for their help to find the remains of an ancient Persian army lost in the desert during the reign of King Cambyses II. Item #59873

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