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Title: Nancy Drew #13 The Mystery Of The Ivory ...
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Book Condition: Fair
Book Description Grosset & Dunlap, 1936. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. NANCY DREW MYSTERY STORIES #13 - THE MYSTERY OF THE IVORY CHARM by CAROLYN KEENE (pen name of Mildred Wirt Benson), published by Grosset & Dunlap, copyright 1936 (original 25 chapters), 1936B-1 1st printing book/1st printing dust jacket per Farah (Guides for $600) (format 3), orange "silhouette" (Nancy holding a magnifying glass) illustrated endpapers, light blue boards with orange lettering to spine & front cover, "thick" book with glossy (not plain) frontispiece illustration and three glossy internals, "price 50c" at bottom on DJ front flap, original "white spine" cover art by Russell Tandy (as distinguished from the "wraparound" or revised cover art found in later books or in revised books from this series). Note - this book never had revised "wraparound" artwork in a dust jacket so only this artwork with the white spine exists in dust jacket format. Dust Jacket Front Flap: Ivory Charm (lists to itself) Dust Jacket Rear Flap: Dana Girls - Secret Hermitage (1st printing issue point) Dust Jacket Back Cover: Judy Bolton - Mysterious Half Cat Book front list: Ivory Charm Book rear lists: Larkspur Lane, Judy Bolton - Mysterious Half Cat, Melody Lane - Moaning Cliff, Dana Girls - Secret Hermitage (1st printing issue point) Book has no creased page corners, red top stain is perfect without drop spots or fading, slight age darkening/dust soiling to outer page edges (no foxing), endpapers are clean and free from any tape residue, no tearing or splitting of page block from internal hinges, former owner's name on ffe, no other former owner's markings or used bookseller stamps/stickers inside, no wear to board edges, corners or spine tips, no soiling or staining to boards, no color wear or surface color tears to boards, no bumped board corners. Dust Jacket has shallow 'v' losses at spien tip corners & closed tear to flap crease otherwise no chipping, tearing or creasing, slight wear to spine tips, slight wear to front flap crease, hint of edge wear, no soiling or staining, slight dust rubbing to white rear panel, almost no color rubbing to front panel, no spine sun darkening (common defect with the white spine books). Overall a FINE-/N-FINE book in VG/VG+ condition DJ (not price clipped) of a Nancy Drew hardcover first printing with its original dust jacket. I have a number of other hardcover Nancy Drew books up for sale. Seller Inventory # ABE-1493695607190