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Biggles on Mystery Island - Captain W.E. Johns

1958 - Hodder and Stoughton, London - First Edition
There are all sorts of rumours about the island of Oratovoa in the South Pacific. Though it is “uninhabited”, ships have been failing to return from there, and there are sailor’s yarns about what has been seen there.

Biggles and his Air Police fly to investigate the mystery, and find that they are indeed tackling a hot job.

Illustrated with six full page colour plates by Stead. Number 51 in the series.
 
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Biggles in the Orient - Captain W.E. Johns

1944 - Hodder & Stoughton Limited, London - First Edition
A fine copy, in bright dust jacket, of a scarce Biggles title. With colour frontispiece and twelve black and white illustrations by ‘Stead’.

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You're our last hope, Bigglesworth,' said the Air Commodore, with something like despair in his voice.’

The war supply route between Calcutta and China is a vital one but something is attacking the planes that fly it. Again and again pilots set off, only to disappear somewhere along the line, never to be seen again. When Biggles and his team are called in to investigate, flying the route is close to a suicide mission . . .
 
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Biggles Delivers the Goods - Captain W.E. Johns

1946 - Hodder & Stoughton Limited, London - First Edition
The only Biggles story covering our hero’s exploits in Malaya in World War II. With colour frontispiece, illustrated title page, four tinted and five black and white illustrations by Leslie Stead, and a pale blue map showing the Bay of Bengal and Gulf of Siam used for front endpapers.

Late in the Second World War Biggles and his team are in Malaya, operating a secret commando under the nose of the Japanese occupiers. Algy is captured after his plane goes down over the Indian Ocean but Biggles will not abandon him. A night raid is called for...
 
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Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D. - Captain W.E. Johns

1946 - Hodder & Stoughton Limited, London - First Edition
Chocks away Biggles!

A superb example of the first post-war Biggles story. With magnificent colour frontispiece and title page, together with eight tinted full page illustrations by Leslie Stead.

Air Commodore Raymond approaches Biggles, Algy, Ginger and Bertie with an interesting proposition. Now that the Second World War had ended, he could use good pilots in a new force he is forming as Assistant Commissioner at Scotland Yard. This force would be used to combat flying crooks.

They set out to track down a spate of jewel robberies are occurring in mid-flight, costing the country millions. The Germans are still up to their tricks, and clues lead to El Zufra and the Sanseviera Jungle in Abyssinia.
 
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Biggles Works it Out - Captain W.E. Johns

1951 - Hodder & Stoughton, London - First Edition
Biggles get suspicious over a series of robberies that could only have been managed with air support. Suspecting a single gang is behind them all he seeks to infiltrate and then capture the gang in action.

The adventure wanders from England to Australia to Monte Carlo, before a climax in the gang's hideout in the African desert. With thanks to Bertie (going undercover) and Marcel (his first case with Biggles) the gang is captured and/or killed trying to escape.

With eight wonderful full page tinted illustrations by Stead.
 
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Biggles’ Chinese Puzzles and other Biggles’ adventures - Captain W.E. Johns

1955 - Brockhampton Press, Leicester - First Edition
Biggles Wins Through Again!

Hold your breath while Biggles & Co. expose a currency racket in Indo-China, rescue a geologist from torture in a sinister mental home, or snatch luminous blue clay from a sinking volcanic island in the Pacific.

Biggles at his swiftest and surest! Stirringly illustrated with six colour plates by Leslie Stead.
 
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Biggles and the Plot that Failed - Captain W.E. Johns

1965 - Brockhampton Press, Leicester - First Edition
A fine copy and thus scarce.

Biggles and the team are stuck in the Sahara trying to track down the missing son of a friend of Raymond.

The son, Alex Mander, has joined a partner, Sekunder, seeking treasure in a lost tomb. When the tomb is found Alex is deserted by his partner and left to die. Biggles and co find him just in time, and just before his partner returns with a drill to open the tomb.

In his haste to open the tomb the partner is stung by a scorpion. Biggles takes him back to civilisation, not before helping Alex open the tomb and determine there is nothing in it!
 
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Biggles and the Blue Moon - Captain W.E. Johns

1965 - Brockhampton Press, Leicester - First Edition
Biggles and Algy fight a private war with criminals and the Indonesian Army in order to protect the pearl collection of a friend of the British government. He is cut off in his forest mansion in Malaysia and asks Biggles to help get him and his pearls away from danger. 
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