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Farah's Guide [to the Nancy Drew Mystery Series]

By: Farah, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Farah's Books: 1987

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2266259


Ink number on title page. 1987 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 244, [2] pp. Plastic comb binding, laminated paper wrappers. The definitive descriptive bibliography for the Nancy Drew Mystery Series, written under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene by various authors employed by the Stratemeyer Syndicate (the same publisher responsible for The Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, etc.). Farah provided detailed information on each volume in the series, as well as notes on cover stock, endpapers, dust ... View more info

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Elsie's Holiday at Roseland [Roselands] (The Elsie Dinsmore Series Book 2)

By: Finley, Martha

Price: $5.00

Publisher: M.A. Donohue & Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1953023


Reissue, no copyright date. No jacket. Boards rubbed & soiled, spine toned, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1948. 249 pp. 8vo. Book two in the Elsie Dinsmore series. Christmas is disrupted when Elsie must disobey her father in a matter of faith and conscience. Will her life-threatening illness change his heart? ABOUT THE SERIES: These nineteenth-century fictional chronicles of a beautiful young heiress in the Civil War South have captivated generations of 10- to 14... View more info

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The Camp Fire Girls' Larks and Pranks; or, The House of the Open Door [Campfire]

By: Frey, Hildegard G.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207582


First edition. Includes scarce jacket, advertising books 1-4 on rear panel. Top page ridge lightly smudged, title page split halfway up along binding but still attached, ink name on front endpaper, jacket foxed with a few minor tears and minimal loss from spine head and foot. 1917 Hard Cover. 256 pp. 8vo. Glossy Watson Davis frontispiece. The fifth book in the only authorized series of books featuring the Camp Fire Girls.KEYWORDS: CHILDREN VINTAGE CAMPFIRE GIRLS SERIES View more info

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The Whispering Statue (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories 14)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1937

Seller ID: 2198837


1938 printing (Farah 1938C-4). Glossy frontispiece (the only format #3 title never to include glossy internals). Lacks jacket. Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, pencil gift note dated 2/21/39 on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 217, [3] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, Nancy Drew in heels silhouetted in orange on front cover, orange titles & endpapers. View more info

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The Clue of the Tapping Heels (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories 16)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198838


First edition (Farah 1939A-1). Glossy frontispiece. Lacks jacket. Spine faded and foxed, boards lightly rubbed, spine leans forward slightly, pencil gift note dated 2/21/39 on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 214, [6] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, Nancy Drew in heels silhouetted in orange on front cover, orange titles & endpapers. Challenging questions confront Nancy Drew when she attempts to solve the mystery of the strange tapping sounds in the... View more info

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The Clue of the Tapping Heels (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories 16)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1939

Seller ID: 2199332


Includes original jacket. 1960 reprint (Farah 1960B-50). Pencil check marks on front flap and rear panel, attractive under fresh mylar. Ink name on front endpaper.Very Good. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 214 pp. Blue tweed, Nancy Drew in flats silhouetted in navy blue on front cover, navy blue titles & endpapers. Last title on front flap and half-title verso: The Clue in the Old Stagecoach. View more info

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The Clue of the Black Keys (Nancy Drew #28)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1951

Seller ID: 2207168


Vintage printing. A bit musty. 1951 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Terry Scott, a young archaeology professor, seeks Nancy’s help in unearthing a secret of antiquity which can only be unlocked by three black keys. While on an archaeological expedition in Mexico, Terry and Dr. Joshua Pitt came across a clue to buried treasure. The clue was a cipher carved on a stone tablet. Before the professor had time to translate the cipher, the tablet disa... View more info

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The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (Nancy Drew No. 32)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1961

Seller ID: 2207170


A bit musty. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Nancy meets the Fontaines, refugees from Centrovia, who run a dancing school in River Heights. When the Fontaines are threatened, Nancy offers assistance. When the Fontaines disappear, Nancy searches for them and becomes involved with the significance of a pair of scarlet slippers, a painting, and missing jewels. View more info

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The Password to Larkspur Lane (Nancy Drew No. 10)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1960

Seller ID: 2207173


Reprint. Farah 1953B-41. Ink name on front endpaper. 1960 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Blue bells will be singing horses! This strange message, attached to the leg of a wounded homing pigeon, involves Nancy Drew in a dangerous mission. Somewhere an elderly woman is being held prisoner in a mansion, and  Nancy is determined to find and free her. Meanwhile, the young detective’s close friend, Helen, begs her to solve a second mystery. Helen... View more info

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The Sign of the Twisted Candles (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, No. 9)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203681


1933 (Farah 1956B-58). Illustrated endpapers. Top page ridge lightly bumped.Jacket edges lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 217 pp. In the course of solving the mystery of an old man's disappearing fortune, Nancy both starts and ends a family feud and reveals the identity of an orphan of unknown parentage. The second of three novels by ghostwriter Walter Karig, this story focuses on Nancy's encounter with a 100-year-old man at The Sign of t... View more info

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The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, No. 23)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1998

Seller ID: 2204077


A fine copy.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 181 pp. Nancy becomes involved in another mystery when she accepts an invitation from Mrs. Chantrey, a client of Mr. Drew, to vacation at her cottage in a picturesque seaside town. Carson Drew has promised to join his daughter, but fails to arrive. The alarming disappearance of Mr. Drew and the odd circumstances surrounding his rescue are only the start of a series of ... View more info

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The Sign of the Twisted Candles (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, No. 9)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260185


(Farah 1941B-26). No jacket, spine slightly cocked, corners lightly bumped, ink names on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 217 pp. Nancy, as mediator in a generation-old feud, divulges an unknown birthright. View more info

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The Mystery of the Brass Bound Trunk (Nancy Drew No. 17)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1940

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261074


Last title listed on copyright page is The Mystery of the Brass Bound Trunk. Small chip from spine head, ink gift note and owner name on front endpapers, hinges weakening, pages toned. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth with orange silhouette and lettering, Nancy Drew wearing heels. From the moment Nancy Drew boards an ocean liner leaving for New York, she becomes involved in a new and dangerous mystery. A man on the pi... View more info

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The Clue of the Tapping Heels (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories 16)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263039


Reprint. Spotted stains on cover spine, jacket edges rubbed with a few small tears. Jacket lists through Moss-Covered Mansion. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Challenging questions confront Nancy Drew when she attempts to solve the mystery of the strange tapping sounds in the house of a retired actress. Who is the tapper? How does he gain access to Miss Carter’s house, despite securely locked doors and windows? Why do the tapping sounds c... View more info

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The Mystery of the Ivory Charm / The Whispering Statue (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Seller ID: 2267135


No jacket, page 6 of The Whispering Statue torn almost entirely along length, pages lightly toned. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216; 179 pp. Two Nancy Drew stories in one volume. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm: The plot finds Nancy, Bess, and George investigating a mysterious boy from India. The boy, Coya, works for a traveling circus, and is treated poorly by his guardian, Rai, also a native of India, who is in charge of the circus. Coy... View more info

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The Haunted Bridge / The Clue of the Tapping Heels (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1972

Seller ID: 2267136


No jacket, spine faintly toned, pages lightly toned. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 180; 176 pp. Two Nancy Drew stories in one volume. THE HAUNTED BRIDGE: Nancy's father Carson Drew is on the trail of an international ring of jewel thieves, and asks her to assist him in his pursuit. The trail leads to a summer resort area. Before Nancy has a chance to start work on her father's case, a golf caddy tells her a frightening tale. In dense wood... View more info

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The Clue of the Broken Locket / The Message in the Hollow Oak (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1972

Seller ID: 2267137


No jacket, spine-head and spine-base lightly rubbed, ink name and date on half-title page. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 178; 181 pp. Two Nancy Drew stories in one volume. THE CLUE OF THE BROKEN LOCKET: When Nancy Drew and her friends arrive at Misty Lake, they meet pretty, red-haired Cecily Curtis, who seeks Nancy’s help in solving two mysteries. One concerns Cecily’s fiancé, Niko Van Dyke, a popular singer who believes that his rec... View more info

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The Double Jinx Mystery (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Book 50)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1973

Seller ID: 2268112


Lightly rubbed. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A bird of ill omen is mysteriously left on the Drews’ front lawn. Did the person who put it there do so with the intent of jinxing Nancy and her father? This strange incident involves Nancy in her famous father’s case concerning a rare bird farm threatened with destruction to make room for a high-rise apartment house complex. People who are opposed to the ruthless take-over of the farm are... View more info

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The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Book 44)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1967

Seller ID: 2268113


Lightly rubbed. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Lovely young Carla Ponce, who lives in Peru, invites Nancy and her friends Bess and George to visit her and solve her “monkey mystery,” which promises to lead to a fabulous treasure. A clue is carved on an intriguing wooden plaque that is so old, most of the crossword cipher is obliterated. When a notorious gang headed by El Gato (the Cat) steals the priceless relic, Nancy’s hopes of sol... View more info

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The Spider Sapphire Mystery (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Book 45)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1967

Seller ID: 2268114


Lightly rubbed. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Thrilling, dangerous adventures confront Nancy Drew while on a safari in East Africa with a group of American college students. Excitement runs high as the teen-age detective delves into the theft of a fabulous sapphire formed by nature millions of years ago. The mystery starts in Nancy’s home town. Her lawyer father’s client, Floyd Ramsay, who fashions beautiful and unusual synthetic gems... View more info

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The Clue in the Diary (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Book 7)

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers: 1932

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2268115


Reissue. Paper over boards cover. Light edge wear. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Nancy and her friends Bess and George, on their way home from a carnival, discuss a financially struggling Swedish immigrant, Mrs. Swenson, and her daughter, whom the girls have just helped to enjoy the carnival attractions by being their hosts for the evening. As they are driving, a luxurious roadside estate bursts into flames. The girls park the car and mak... View more info

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A Girl in Ten Thousand (Hurst's Home Series for Girls)

By: Meade, L.T. [Smith, Elizabeth Thomasina Meade]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hurst and Company:

Seller ID: 1803635


Includes original jacket, which provides a list of the Hurst's Home Series for Girls. Pencil name on front endpaper, jacket heavily toned with several 1 inch tears but only minimal loss from corners.Good. 184 pp., 10-page terminal publisher ad. Frontispiece of author. The author was an early feminist, a member of the Pioneer Club (a social activism group), the editor of the girls' magazine Atalanta, and the author of over 300 books. View more info

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The Odd One: A Story for Girls

By: Newberry, Fannie E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: A.L. Burt Company: 1893

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2135070


Spine toned, corners a bit rubbed, hinges loosening, pencil notes on endpapers. 1893 Hard Cover. 277, 6 pp. 8vo. A story written for young girls by Fannie E. Newberry, who specialized in this genre, but is most well-known for The Wrestler of Philippi, which is a tale of the early followers of Jesus Christ. View more info

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Hildegarde's Holiday

By: Richards, Laura E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1891

Seller ID: 2200006


1938 reprint. Includes jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners, ink name & date (Christmas 1946) on front endpaper. 1891 Hard Cover. 370 pp. 8vo. In this delightful sequel to Queen Hildegarde, Mrs. Richards again takes ukp the story of Hildegarde Graham. Hildegarde, who has changed from a discontented girl, to an attractive, happy one spends the summer with her cousin in Maine and discovers that her own happiness can influence the lives of many others. I... View more info

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The Happy Hollisters at Pony Hill Farm

By: West, Jerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1956

Seller ID: 2207002


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1956 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. This story introduces a mystery on almost the first page, when the Hollisters attend an auction sale at Stone Farm near Shoreham. When Mr. Stone died he had only one relative, his grandson, Graham. Graham had been informed that he was to have the one thing of value on the farm, known only as mystery boy. Unfortunately, no one knew who or what mystery boy was. The Hollisters, therefore, ... View more info