SET OF ALL 38 NANCY DREW ORIGINAL HARDCOVERS WithDUST JACKETS 1930-1961
SET OF ALL 38 NANCY DREW MYSTERY STORIES IN THEIR ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS #1 - THE SECRET OF THE OLD CLOCK, #2 THE HIDDEN STAIRCASE, #3 THE BUNGALOW MYSTERY, #4 THE MYSTERY AT LILAC INN, #5 THE SECRET AT SHADOW RANCH, #6 THE SECRET OF RED GATE FARM, #7 THE CLUE IN THE DIARY, #8 NANCY'S MYSTERIOUS LETTER, #9 THE SIGN OF THE TWISTED CANDLES, #10 THE PASSWORD TO LARKSPUR LANE, #11 THE CLUE OF THE BROKEN LOCKET, #12 THE MESSAGE IN THE HOLLOW OAK, #13 THE MYSTERY OF THE IVORY CHARM, #14 THE WHISPERING STATUE, #15 THE HAUNTED BRIDGE, #16 THE CLUE OF THE TAPPING HEELS, #17 THE MYSTERY OF THE BRASS BOUND TRUNK, #18 THE MYSTERY AT THE MOSS-COVERED MANSION, #19 THE QUEST OF THE MISSING MAP, #20 THE CLUE IN THE JEWEL BOX, #21 THE SECRET IN THE OLD ATTIC. #22 THE CLUE IN THE CRUMBLING WALL, #23 THE MYSTERY OF THE TOLLING BELL, #24 THE CLUE IN THE OLD ALBUM, #25 THE GHOST OF BLACKWOOD HALL, #26 THE CLUE OF THE LEANING CHIMNEY, #27 THE SECRET OF THE WOODEN LADY, #28 THE CLUE OF THE BLACK KEYS, #29 THE MYSTERY AT THE SKI JUMP, #30 THE CLUE IN THE VELVET MASK , #31 THE RINGMASTER'S SECRET, #32 THE SCARLET SLIPPER MYSTERY, #33 THE WITCH TREE SYMBOL, #34 THE HIDDEN WINDOW MYSTERY. (book & DJ lists to itself). #35 THE HAUNTED SHOWBOAT, #36 THE SECRET OF THE GOLDEN PAVILION. #37 THE CLUE IN THE OLD STAGECOACH. #38 THE MYSTERY OF THE FIRE DRAGON (1st printing) by "CAROLYN KEENE" (pen name of Mildred Wirt Benson). Many of the books are unread with no creased page corners, no missing pages & no missing endpapers or checklists or internal illustrations, the black top stains on the books are without fading or drop spots on most of the books, no foxing to outer page edge (some books have age darkening/dust soiling to outer page edges), endpapers are clean and free from any tape residue (2 books have evidence of removed former owner bookplates to ffe & one book has evidence of scotch tape staining at internal hinges), no tearing or splitting of page block from internal hinges, just 5 books have former owner's name & address/former owner bookplate/name marked out to backside of ffe/title page/backside of front board, none of the books have checkmarks to internal book lists, no used bookseller stamps/stickers inside, a few of the books have the usual shelf wear rubbing to bottom board edges, almost no wear to board edges (couple of books have wear to corner or spine tips), none of books have page darkening and/or spine flaking/wear i. WWII era paper & cheap cover stock, #8 & #30 have evidence of moisture exposure to top outer page edge otherwise none of the books have moisture staining to page edges, no soiling or staining to boards of note (except for #33 which has some darkening along top edge), just a couple of books have wear/rubbing spots to boards otherwise no color wear or surface color tears to boards, bumped board corners to just a few books.
Original Dust Jackets are all complete with no missing front and/or rear flaps (except #38 which is missing its rear flap), only few of the dust jackets have significant spine tip/panel chipping/tearing (#3 chipping along bottom edge on front panel & #21 has chip at bottom of spine), scotch tape to couple edges on rear panel on #7, just #36 has checkmarks on book lists on rear flap, usual slight wear to spine tips/edge wear/front flap crease wear on some of the DJs, no soiling or staining of note (except #3 has moisture outline marks on flaps/panels & #33 has considerable darkening to spine to edges on front panel), no noticeable color rubbing to panels (except #35 which has a color lift from tape along bottom edge on front panel), no foxing to white rear panels on most of the dust jackets, some dust rubbing to white rear panels, none of the DJs have significant spine sun fading. Overall a VG- to N-FINE condition set of all original 38 Nancy Drew hardcovers in original dust jackets. IS NOT SCANNED BY THE POST OFFICE AT THIS END. What it is and what it is not as well its specific condition, noting any significant defects (for collectible items). I do, on occasion, miss a significant defect in an item or simply make a cut/paste error in the description i.
The item "SET OF ALL 38 NANCY DREW ORIGINAL HARDCOVERS WithDUST JACKETS 1930-1961" is in sale since Sunday, January 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Wholesale & Bulk Lots\Books\11-50 Items". The seller is "fbks68" and is located in Anchorage, Alaska.
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- Country of Manufacture: United States
- Format: Hardcover
- Special Attributes: Complete Set