A very good first edition in the publisher's red binding with gold lettering. Previous owner's nameplate attached within front cover. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with minor wear on the spine
"There are too many perishing islands. You can have the lot." Declares Biggles during his interview with his chief, but he still has to fly with Algy to investigate the mystery surrounding the remote island in the Bay of Bengal.
Who has transported considerable stores there? And why grow a patch of corn on the only suitable piece of ground?
Clearly a planned occupation, surmises Biggles, but there are many more shocks to come before he has all the answers.