Biggles Fails to Return - Scarce Edition in dustwrapper (c.1950)

Captain W E Johns

Biggles Fails to Return

Published: Childrens Book Club

Date: c.1950

This is the Scarce Childrens Book Club Edition - the 1st Biggles Book issued by Childrens Book Club, with its own distinctive dustwrapper which is extremely scarce. It contains all the original illustrations except the frontis (a called for). It has no publishing date. It has the same maps to the ep as the original H & S copy, but in orange rather than black, as called for. The book is vg-- clean cream cloth covers with bumped edges; no names or other writing inside; a little browning to page edges; The dustwrapper is G+; It has a little loss to spine ends; the font has a couple of closed rear mends and some associated creasing - see pictures. The rear of the dustwrapper is quite nice and clean;

Illustrated
yes

Binding
hardback

£95

Offered by Peakirk Books