Hodder & Stoughton, 1963.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Red boards with black titles. Pictorial dustwrapper by Stead. A fine book with clean boards. A hint of spotting to topedge o/w edges clean and unmarked. No inscriptions. The near fine dustwrapper has light wear only to extremities & a couple of the tiniest marks. None of the usual fading to the fluorescent pink spine. Original price of 8s6dnet to front flap. A really lovely copy.
Biggles is called in to investigate the disappearance of the chief pilot from Kingsmead Flying Club whilst on a half hours "joyride" flight.