Comet Round The World - Eric Leyland & T. E. [Trevor Edwin] Scott-ChardEdmund Ward, 1959, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper frayed in places, with loss at the head of the spine, further creases and a little dull. Leans. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Top edge of the text block tanned. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Number 5 in the series. From the cover: “Having been commissioned by the millionaire President of Consular Air Lines to investigate the leakage of secret information about C. A. L. ’s latest researches, Hunter Hawk and Mike find themselves very swiftly in the midst of an adventure unusual and dramatic even by their tough standards. They join a proving flight in a Comet scheduled to operate a new Round-the-World Air Service. During this flight, which takes them from Vancouver to Montreal, from there to London, Beirut, Calcutta, Singapore, Tokyo, Honolulu and back to Vancouver, desperate efforts are made to destroy the giant air liner and those on board her.
Skyways Investigation Ltd, the only air detective agency in the world, led by Hunter Hawk, go into action, uncovering a devilish plot and unmasking the man behind it. Here again is a combination of up-to-date air procedure, perilous action and brilliant detection..”