BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASURE

Book First Published on 19th July 1954 - 184 pages

These stories were first published in various annuals and periodicals.  I have noted below the titles the original publication details where known.

 

 

This contains eleven short stories. These are as follows:-

 

BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASURE (Pages 7 to 39)

The descendant of a pirate has discovered a treasure map, but greed ends in tragedy. (Dust cover).

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

THE CASE OF THE OBLIGING TOURIST (Pages 40 to 54)

A change encounter helps Biggles smash a jewellery smuggling racket.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

NIGHT FLIGHT (Pages 55 to 62)

Planes are disappearing over the Middle East. Biggles and Co. set up a trap to catch the culprits.

 

This story was originally published in 'The Daily Mail Annual for Boys and Girls' 1953 (by Associated Newspapers Ltd)

(These annuals are all undated and can only be distinguished by reference to the dust jacket picture.  This one features clowns dancing)

 

THE CASE OF THE IVORY IDOL (Pages 63 to 79)

Biggles is tricked into recovering a religious artefact that is much more than it seems.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

BIGGLES BUYS A WATCH (Pages 80 to 92)

A clever watch smuggling racket is uncovered when Biggles chances upon the method of disposal.

 This story was originally published in the 'Eagle Annual No. 2' 1952 (by Hulton Press Ltd)

 

THE CASE OF THE POISONED CROPS (Pages 93 to 103)

Crops are dying in East Africa and this is causing native unrest. Biggles has to find the culprits.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

BIGGLES NETS A FISH (Pages 104 to 119)

Scientific plans from an Atomic Sub Station are leaked and Biggles has to find the guilty party.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

THE CASE OF THE LUNATIC AT LARGE (Pages 120 to 130)

A war hero goes mad after his twin brother is arrested and threatens to use a stolen bomber.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

THE CASE OF THE FLYING CLOWN (Pages 131 to 144)

A disfigured armaments king is seeking revenge on the world that he thinks has wronged him.

This was originally published in the Boy’s Own Paper  Volume 76, issue 6, dated March 1954

 

THE CASE OF THE PHONE BOX MURDER (Pages 145 to 159)

A murder in a phone box leads to the discovery of a criminal transportation network.

This was originally published in the Boy’s Own Paper  Volume 76, issue 5, dated February 1954

 

THE UNKNOWN DIAMONDS (Pages 160 to 184)

Dr. Shultz, who deals in Monkeys, has discovered a novel way of using them to smuggle diamonds.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

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Biggles and the Pirate Treasure

Subtitle - and other Biggles adventures

Publication Details - published by Brockhampton Press

 

Frontispiece

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