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The Clue of the Black Keys by  Carolyn Keene - First Edition, First Printing - 1951 - from Bell's Books and

The Clue of the Black Keys : Nancy Drew

by Keene, Carolyn

Condition: New

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. The text is clean. Blue tweedlike composite binding. Blue 'digger' endpapers. This volume has the original text. FARAH 1957B-18; Very bright and crisp copy. A collector's copy. Tiny wear at top of dust jacket, however, does not affect the integrity or appearance of the DJ. A very nice++ copy!

Terry Scott, a young archaeology professor, seeks Nancy's help in unearthing a secret of antiquity which can be unlocked by three black keys. While on an archaeological expedition in Mexico, terry and Dr. Joshua Pitt came across a clue to the buried treasure. The clue was a cipher carved on a stone tablet.

  • Bookseller: Bell's Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1344
  • Title: The Clue of the Black Keys
  • Author: Keene, Carolyn
  • Format/binding:Tight-no tears, loose binding or pages, new
  • Book condition: New
  • Quantity available: 2
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1951
  • Keywords: The Clue of the Black Keys, children's stories, juvenile fiction, detective series, vintage children's books, Nancy Drew, Carolyn Keene, First Edition, rare books, vintage books, antique books, first edition series,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's books; Mystery; First Edition; Literature; Fiction; Juvenile Fiction;
  • Size: 8" - 9"


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