The Scarlet Squadron - George E. Rochester 1938 - The Ace Publishing Co., London - First Edition He roared over my top plane so close that I thought for a moment that he must rip the fabric!

Major Beverley, a member of the British Secret Service, late officer in the R.F.C., and R.A.F., is sent to China to investigate the mysterious disappearance of the astute investigator, Harry Davies, known throughout the Service as “The Flying Beetle”, he was last seen in Suchow...

Rare in the dust jacket, particularly so in this condition, bright and sharp, without chips or holes from former combat missions. The dust jacket and four full page black and white illustrations are by Howard Leigh.
  Thick octavo (19.1x13cm), pp. v [3] 9-222 [2 (publisher’s list of ‘The Ace Series. Complete List of Titles’)]. Publisher’s orange cloth, spine lettered in black. Dust jacket priced ‘5/-’ to lower corner of front flap.   Condition: Near fine some spotting to edges of block, in near fine dust jacket, light rubbing along edges and corners, slightly heavier to spine ends, minor soiling to rear panel.   Ref: 110200   Price: HK$ 4,200