Grosset & Dunlap, NY.
Full-bound tan cross-hatch.
Book Condition: Very good.
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good.
Pictorial cover by A. O. Scott.
Orange endpapers by Gretta are bright and unmarked.
5 1/8 X 7 5/8 inches.
Somewhat faded blue topstain.
Bright pictorial DJ has long been protected by a mylar protector, shows slight wear at left front corner with a small chip at bottom right of back cover and a small tear under the 'N' in Dunlap as depicted in photo, otherwise looks brilliant.
Unclipped DJ shows "7575" at top right corner and "110-150" at bottom of front flap and lists 27 HB titles to 27 "The Secret of Skull Mountain."
Rear DJ flap lists eight Lone Ranger titles, to "Rides North," and has the numbers 110-150 at bottom.
Rear DJ panel (seen below) advertises the Hardy Boys series yet again, this time listing 26 titles to "The Phantom Freighter."
Pages are bright and clean, except for a faint line across the side edges of the pages about two inches from the bottom.
No other marks appear in the book.
An ad for the Hardy Boys series at back lists 24 titles to "The Short Wave Mystery" followed by 6 blank pages.
The frontispiece is an illustration of Frank pointing a flashlight up a decrepit-looking stairwell while Joe looks on.
"WE'VE FOUND THE PASSAGE!"
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