Mystery of the Golden Shirts


JOHNS, W. E., Capt. "Mystery of the Golden Shirts" . The first story in a new Biggles series, relating to the main character's exploits in the South Seas. A story in Boy's Own Paper, volume 64, number 8, May 1942, pp. 3-6. Redhill, Surrey: Boy's Own Paper, 1942. Pp. 32. Illustrated. Triple column. 8vo, illustrated stapled paper wraps. Cover illustration is of an unsuspecting Biggles holding a revolver, while a man leaps out of the bushes behind him brandishing a cutlass. Of nautical interest: A. R. Payne's "Last of the Giant Liners?", relating to the concern that post-war, the ocean liner willbe a thing of the past in regards to trans-oceanic transportation (p. 7), Edwin Bradley's "No Surrender! Whaler versus Submarine", the story of the whaling ship Anitra's confrontation with a German u-boat (pp. 16-18), ErrollCollins's "The Secret of Rosmerstrand serial", relating to the exploits of Sub-Lieut. Jerry Karslake of the Fleet Air Arm (pp. 9-13), and Hellier's " America's Flags Afloat" (p. 19). Also includes: H. J. Way's "Handshake! Thestory of a feud", E. R. Yarham's "British Pluck Built It: Last lap of a gr eat railway", "Skyways", "Open-Air 'Snaps' in May", "'Riders of the Timberline' and other films", Stanley Phillips's "Stamps Tell the Store", and newsfrom the "B.O.P." Club Notice Board. Very faint vertical crease to rear co ver, else vg. For the issue. 45.00

Title: Mystery of the Golden Shirts

Author Name: JOHNS, W. E., Capt. Boy's Own Paper, , 64:8, May 1942) PAYNE, A. R. BRADLEY, Edwin

Categories: 60,

Publisher: Boy's Own Paper, Redhill, Surrey, 1942,:

Seller ID: 62125

Keywords: NAUTICAL JUVENILE BIGGLES LINERS MERCANTILE SUBMARINES ,