BY THE LIGHT OF THE STUDY LAMP

KEENE, CAROLYN

Published by GROSSET & DUNLAP, New York, 1934
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Edition. A BEAUTIFUL FINE COPY of the first Dana Girls mystery. !!!! Printed in 1934 as one of the first three DANA GIRLS MYSTERY STORIES, all issued together as a "breeder set", as was done with the first 3 HARDY BOYS stories and the first 3 NANCY DREW stories! A thick book in maroon/ pink cloth-covered boards with embossed black lettering and the magnifying glass and necklace silhouette on the front. The green on cream pictorial endpapers show two girls reading a note The copyright page lists the first three Dana Girls titles , By the Light of the Study Lamp, The Secret at Lone Tree Cottage and In the Shadow of the Tower. Nancy Drew titles are listed to "The Password to Larkspur Lane". Black and white plates illustrated by Ferdinand E. Warren ( all present!). The 3 pages of ads at the rear list the 3 Dana Girls stories, 3 Melody Lane stories and 10 Nancy Drew titles up to Larkspur Lane. There is a previous owner's PENCIL name to the front free endpaper, a tiny rubber date stamp to same and the same tiny date stamp on the half-title( must have been given the date stamp for Christmas!) otherwise a FLAWLESS book , tight with crisp pages, top edge stained green. NO DUSTJACKET.a pity!. Bookseller Inventory # JD1585

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Title: BY THE LIGHT OF THE STUDY LAMP

Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP, New York

Publication Date: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Ferdinand E. Warren

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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