Flying Adventures

By: "flight-Lieutenant"; Authors Include W. E. Johns

Price: NZ$87.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket

No date (c. 1936) . 248 pages + b& w frontis + 3 b&w plates + 5 of 6 colour plates. Dimensions: 9" by 7". NB: condition. Front board detached. Rear board missing. Spine missing. Pencil scribbles on inside of front board. The frontis illustration is by Howard Leigh. Two of the other b&w plates are by Howard Leigh and the third is by W. E. Johns ("Johns") . The b&w plate by Johns has moderate creasing and several 1" tears in the margins. Of the 5 colour plates, the first two are by Stanley Orton Bradshaw. The other three have no artist's name. Some are possibly by W. E. Johns? One of the other three plates is titled "The Camels are Coming", which was the titel of W. E. Johns first book. The missing sixth plate is titled "The Duel". Some of the colour plates are in fair condition only as someone has traced over the outlines of the images creating indentations in the paper. 1" chip missing in one plate. 2" marginal tear and several 3/8" tears in one plate. Rubber school stamp on title page. Occasional pen marks or small stains. Moderate browning to pages throughout. The front board is very worn with chips and heavy rubbing. This book is a collection of 11 short stories, of which 3 are by W. E. Johns. One of these three stories is a Biggles story ("The Ace of Spades") . ; 8vo

Title: Flying Adventures

Author Name: "flight-Lieutenant"; Authors Include W. E. Johns

Illustrator: Illustrated by Leigh, Howard; W. E. Johns; Stanley Orton Bradshaw

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, John Hamilton:

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 003627

Keywords: Biggles Captain W. E. Johns