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A Ghost Named Fred: An I CAN READ Mystery Book: An I CAN READ Book Mystery Series

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013733

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013733: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 68-24322. Boards and pages are clean (except for light water stain at top edge of second and third pages), unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "A small boy find... View more info

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The Case Of The Scaredy Cats: An I CAN READ Mystery Book: An I CAN READ Book Mystery Series

By: Bonsall, Crosby

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition: Ninety-Ninth Printing

Store ID: 013731

ISBN: 0685020584

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013731: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 75-159039, SBN 06-020565-2. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "When little ‘scaredy cat’ Annie disappears, it’s another baffl... View more info

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The Case Of The Hungry Stranger: An I CAN READ Mystery Book: An I CAN READ Book Mystery Series

By: Bonsall, Crosby

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1963

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013737

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013737: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 63-17947. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Who ate Mrs. Meech's blueberry pie? Mrs. Meech calls on private eyes Wizard, Skinny,... View more info

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Trixie Belden and The Gatehouse Mystery (Trixie Belden #3): Trixie Belden Series

By: Campbell, Julie

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Golden Press - Western Publishing: 1977

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011911

ISBN: 0307215261

Condition: Very Good


011911: Book #03 of this popular Series. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked (except for a small worn spot on front cover), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light creasing at cover corners and on spine). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Beatrix "Trixie" Belden is a young teen girl who lives near the fictional town of Sleepyside-on-Hudson, in the Hudson Valley area of New York. She lives at Crabapple Farm with her parents and three brothers, Brian,... View more info

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Trixie Belden and The Mystery Off Glen Road (Trixie Belden #5): Trixie Belden Series

By: Campbell, Julie

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Golden Press - Western Publishing: 1977

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011913

ISBN: 0307215342

Condition: Very Good


011913: Book #05 of this popular Series. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light creasing at cover corners and on spine). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Beatrix "Trixie" Belden is a young teen girl who lives near the fictional town of Sleepyside-on-Hudson, in the Hudson Valley area of New York. She lives at Crabapple Farm with her parents and three brothers, Brian, Mart, and Bobby. Throughout the series, Trixi... View more info

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The Secret Of The Caves: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1964

Store ID: 012577

ISBN: 0448089078

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


012577: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys hiding behind a large boulder, watching a man enter a cave on a beach. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of front blank page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "When Frank and Joe try to help their father locate Miss Todd's missing ... View more info

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The Mystery Of Cabin Island: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Store ID: 012578

ISBN: 0448089084

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


012578: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys hiding behind a snow-covered tree, watching a man looking into a log cabin's window. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of front blank page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "With two myst... View more info

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The Secret Warning: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Store ID: 012579

ISBN: 0448089173

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


012579: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys and another boy in a speedboat near a red lighted buoy. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of front blank page and back order page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "Strange events involve... View more info

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The Ghost At Skeleton Rock: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Store ID: 012581

ISBN: 0448089378

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


012581: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys and a pilot in a small airplane, being fired upon by several men below on a beach. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "A cryptic message from their famous detective father and a note concealed ... View more info

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The Shattered Helmet: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1973

Store ID: 012583

ISBN: 0448089523

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


012583: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys holding a camera, surrounded by film and under a large helmet. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of half title page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "Danger is the name of the game when ... View more info

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The Happy Birthday Present: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Heilbroner, Joan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1962

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013734

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013734: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 62-12094. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light bumping of top edge of spine). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Two young brothers go into every stor... View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins On The Pony Trail

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004292

Condition: Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


004292: No Jacket as Issued. Boards are dark green with black embossed lettering and picture. The boards' edges/corners are worn. The front flyleaf has been neatly removed. Decorated orange and white front and back endpapers. Pages are clean, unmarked, slightly browning at the edges, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5 x 7.5 in.: 213 pages View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins At Meadow Brook

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004296

Condition: Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


004296: No Jacket as Issued. Boards are medium green cloth with black crosshatched lines, emblems and pictures on front cover. The board edges/corners are worn with heavier wear at upper corners. Has decorated black-white front and back endpapers with pictures children playing on a slide and swing. Content pages are clean, unmarked, slightly browning at the edges, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5 x 7.5 in.: 238 pages View more info

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Johnny Lion's Rubber Boots: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Hurd, Edith Thacher

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013738

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013738: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 70-183165, SBN 06-022709-5. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light bumping of board corners). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Until his father brin... View more info

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The Haunted Showboat: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1957

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004925

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


004925: Boards are lightly faded blue cloth, with black lettering on spine and front, and embossed Silhouette of Nancy Drew, with Magnifying Glass emblem on front board. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but first few pages have a tiny notch in top edge and head/tail of spine are lightly rubbed. Decorated blue/white front and back endpapers with twenty-two small Nancy Drew illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. ... View more info

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The Winking Ruby Mystery: The Dana Girls Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1957

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005984

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


005984: Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but back cover has some small dark marks on it. Decorated blue/white front and back endpapers. Back cover lists Dana Girls Books, ending with #25 The Mystery Of The Stone Tiger. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. The endpapers show the girls with their flashlights, walking away from a ramshackle house. If interested, I have several other books in this series also available. : Vol.... View more info

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The Secret Of The Silver Dolphin: The Dana Girls Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1965

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005986

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


005986: Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's initials on inside front cover) , brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but back cover has some small dark marks on it and corners of boards are lightly rubbed. Decorated blue/white front and back endpapers. Back cover lists Dana Girls Books, ending with #27 The Secret Of The Silver Dolphin. This story is about two girls’ search for a silver dolphin, that was mentioned in a will. Thei... View more info

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The Circle Of Footprints: The Dana Girls Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1937

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006693

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


006693: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Green Tweed boards (with black emblem and lettering on front and spine) and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of title page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is worn along edges, now well-repaired by archival tape. This story is the 6th in the Dana Girls Series, in which the Dana Girls face many adventures, including barely escapin... View more info

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A Three-Cornered Mystery: The Dana Girls Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007313

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


007313: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Blue boards (with black emblem and lettering on front and spine) and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for some light wear along edge of leading edges of boards). Dustjacket has several edge cuts and along spine edge, now well-repaired by archival tape, plus it has a whited out spot at top of front flap. If interested, I have several othe... View more info

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The Secret Of Shadow Ranch: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1965

Edition: 1965 Edition

Store ID: 010472

ISBN: 044809505X

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010472: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, and illustrated endpapers, with 9505 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew riding a black horse with a shining white horse nearby. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Nancy, Bess, and George arrive in Phoenix, Ari... View more info

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The Secret Of Red Gate Farm: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1961

Edition: 1961 Edition

Store ID: 010473

ISBN: 0448095068

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010473: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, with Yellow band at top, and illustrated endpapers, with 9506 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew in Pink Sweater with White Collar looking around a tree near a stone wall at some figures. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Prin... View more info

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The Sign Of The Twisted Candles: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1968

Edition: 1968 Edition

Store ID: 010476

ISBN: 0448095092

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010476: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, and illustrated endpapers, with 9509 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew next to a tall white burning candle looking back at an old man with a long white beard. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Another excitin... View more info

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The Message In The Hollow Oak: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1972

Edition: 1972 Edition

Store ID: 010479

ISBN: 0448095122

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010479: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, and illustrated endpapers, with 9512 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew looking out of a tree, past a large human skull. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A group of professional detectives challenge Nancy to... View more info

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The Mystery Of The Ivory Charm: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1974

Edition: 1974 Edition

Store ID: 010480

ISBN: 0448095130

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010480: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, and illustrated endpapers, with 9513 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew with an elephant necklace around her neck. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "What secret life-giving power does the exquisite ivory elep... View more info

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The Haunted Bridge: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1972

Edition: 1972 Edition

Store ID: 010482

ISBN: 0448095157

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010482: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, and illustrated endpapers, with 9515 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew being chased across a wooden bridge by a ghostly figure. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Carson Drew is on the trail of an internation... View more info