Nancy Drew, The Secret of the Old Clock Book, First Edition.
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This is a first edition of this book #1 by Carolyn Keene in the Nancy Drew series. It lists the first three books, The Secret of the Old Clock, The Hidden Staircase and The Bungalow Mystery that were printed at the same time as the start of the Nancy Drew series. The title listing page also states "Other Volumes In Preparation". It is a 3rd or 4th printing as it lists to Book #5, The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) on the inside flap and the back cover of the dust jacket. It also lists to Book #7, The Clue in the Diary (1932) on the Nancy Drew series page in the back of the book. It has 211 pages and all are intact with no tears or markings. It was published by Grosset and Dunlap of New York. It has the blue cover with the Title and Carolyn Keene printed in orange with a black outline. There is no picture of Nancy on the front cover and the end pages are blank. Glossy black and white frontis and three glossy black and white internal illustrations. The blue cover has some light fading on the spine and very minor corner wear. It has the original dust jacket but it has tears and pieces missing from the top front spine area and on the spine itself at the top and bottom and a 1" x.75" piece in the middle of the spine. There is also the name George and the letters KA written on the back of the dust jacket. It is now in a mylar covering to protect it from any furure wear or damages.
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- Width: 5.5 inches
- Height: 7.5 inches
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