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Biggles of the Camel Squadron
London: John Hamilton Ltd (The Ace Series) This is most likely a first edition, first state. No dj, dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on front & spine, damp discolouring on front and rear edges, a few other light marks, small snag in the cloth on the back, gilt lettering and sundial logo on spine, spine discoloured and foxed, top corner of front flyleaf creased, flyleaves darkened, top edge tinted, some internal and foredge foxing, a few pages have small corner creases, lower corner of rear flyleaf has small piece torn off, else vg. Thick 8vo (450mm), foreword by the author, 249pp + 4pp glossary + 28pp complete list (dated Spring 1934) of 'SUNDIAL" editions. Printed by Mackays Ltd. One reference remarks that interestingly this edition lists the next "Biggles" book: "Biggles flies again", which was published in August 1934 - and this edition does list it. After the author's name on the title page is says "the author of 'The Camels are coming', 'The Spy Flyers' ". 13 stories. . No Date (1st edition). Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Howard Leigh.
      [Bookseller: Mad Hatter Books]
Last Found On: 2013-07-20           Check availability:      Biblio    

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