Hodder & Stoughton, 1949.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Blue boards with brick red titles. Pictorial dustwrapper by Stead. A near fine copy with clean boards. Clean edges and no inscriptions. The very good+ duswrapper has a couple of short closed tears and tiny nicks. A small print graze toward centre of front panel has been retipped in green marker o/w a nice copy with a red wrapper spine - scarce thus. Original price of 6/-net to front flap.
Biggles old friend is interned in an Amazon work camp. Biggles flies out and handles crocodiles, tropical diseases, tarantulas, panthers and natives with poison arrows.