Biggles in Africa - W. E. (William Earl) JohnsLondon: Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press, 1952, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Leans slightly. Top edge of the text block tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.
6th printing, first published 1936. Contains: Black & white drawings;
From the cover: “A young Englishman, Harry Marton, flying from England to the Cape, disappeared in the heart of the African continent. He reached Malakal and left again for Juba, but somewhere between those two points all trace of him was lost. Most people assumed that he was dead; but a year or so later his father called on Biggies with the request that he would make a further search for the missing airman, whom he believed to be still alive. It was no small undertaking to make a detailed examination of a large section of African wilderness looking for one did not quite know what, unless it was a crashed aeroplane. All the same, Biggies, accompanied by Algy Lacey and Ginger Hebblethwaite, takes on the job and discovers that there is a very real mystery surrounding the disappearance of young Marton. Once again the skill, resourcefulness and audacity for which Biggies is renowned are brought into play to right a grave wrong.”