3 edition of Biggles in the blue found in the catalog.
Originally published (B53-8831) 1953.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 56 p. :|
|Number of Pages||57|
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Biggles surprises Evans by telling him that Wolff had obtained Biggles in the blue egg already. He was the creator of the fictional air-adventurer Biggles. Ginger brings the energy and daring of youth to these and many of their later adventures.
Replica colour full length dust wrapper Printed on quality paper close to the original Colours true to the original Dust wrapper only no book Protect your books from the sun and make them look superb on the shelf Mailed in strong cardboard tube, please specify if you want your wrapper to be trimmed to size.
The first Biggles book, The Camels are Coming a reference to the Sopwith Camel aeroplanewas published in August 1932 and Johns would continue to write Biggles stories until his death in 1968.
There is a discussion of the issue of Biggles, sex and alcohol in By Jove, Biggles: The Life of Captain W. Ink name to opening page. COntents clear, a lovely copy. Possibly a sly dig at James Bond as our heroes befriend a local bird expert, written in the same year that Ian Fleming published Casino Royale.
Posted to France with under 15 hours, dual and solo, he first flew in combat in September 1916 with 169 Squadron, RFC, commanded by Major Paynter. However, it is in good condition, excellent binding. Book has some light foxing mostly to the endpapers and a few spots to early pages. Biggles in the South Seas 1940• A customer in "The Bookshop Sketch", originally from and later found onrequests the fictitious "Biggles Combs his Hair".
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. The copyright in all of W. "They can have them" is deliberately amended to read "They can have 'em".
Characters [ ] Algernon Montgomery Lacey [ ] Algernon Montgomery Lacey or "Algy" is a cousin who is posted to Biggles' flight in 266 Squadron by the influence of his aunt.