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The Ted Scott Flying Stories (Complete Series in 20-Volumes)

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The Ted Scott Flying Stories (Complete Series in 20-Volumes)

by Dixon, Franklin W

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NY: Grosset and Dunlap. Very Good in Good dust jacket;. 1943. Hardcover. The complete 20-volume set of the Ted Scott Flying Stories by Franklin W. Dixon. Each volume had different bindings and editions but all were published between 1927-1943. This vintage juvenile aviation series capitalized on the popularity of Charles Lindbergh and his recent Transatlantic voyages, and were bestsellers among young adults during the 1920s-40s. The set contains a mix of both red and tan pictorial bindings and plain and decorative endpapers. Top staining is different with each volume. Several are first editions. 1- Over the Oceans to Paris, or Ted Scott's Daring Long Distance Flight, 1927. Later printing. Red cloth binding with black lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. Boards rubbed, vintage Christmas sticker on front free endpaper, pages toned, jacket toned and very lightly tattered. 2- Rescued in the Clouds, or Ted Scott, Hero of the Air, 1927. Later printing. Red cloth with black lettering. Illus by Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. Boards worn, gift inscription on front free endpaper, pages toned, jacket toned and tattered with chipping at head and foot of spine.3) Over the Rockies with the Air Mail, or Ted Scott Lost in the Wilderness, 1927. Later printing. Red cloth with black lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket soiled and lightly tattered.4- First Stop Honolulu, or Ted Scott over the Pacific, 1927. Later printing. Red cloth with black lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. Boards worn, gift inscription on front free endpaper, pages toned, jacket toned and tattered with water spot on spine.5- The Search for the Lost Flyers, or Ted Scott over the West Indies, 1928. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, owner name on front free endpaper, pages toned, jacket soiled and tattered. 6- South of the Rio Grande, or Ted Scott on a Secret Mission, 1928. First edition. Red cloth with black lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. Boards rubbed, pages toned, owner initials and bookstore label on front endpapers, jacket toned and chipped with loss at head of spine (affects title). 7- Across the Pacific, or Ted Scott's Hop to Australia, 1928. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, foxing to fore-edges and page bottoms, owner name on front pastedown, jacket rubbed and soiled. 8- The Lone Eagle of the Border, or Ted Scott and the Diamond Smugglers, 1929. Later printing. Red cloth with black lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. Boards rubbed, vintage Christmas sticker on front free endpaper, jacket lightly soiled and tattered with minor loss at foot.9- Flying Against Time, or Ted Scott Breaking the Ocean to Ocean Record, 1929. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, price on front free endpaper, jacket very lightly rubbed and soiled. 10-Over the Jungle Trails, or Ted Scott and the Missing Explorers, 1929. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards soiled and rubbed, pages toned, some finger soiling, jacket tattered and has small water spot on spine. 11-Lost at the South Pole, or Ted Scott in Blizzard Land, 1930. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket tattered and soiled. 12-Through the Air to Alaska, or Ted Scott's Search in Nugget Valley, 1930. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket soiled, tattered and has remnant of label on rear panel. 13-Flying to the Rescue, or Ted Scott and the Big Dirigible, 1930. First edition. Red cloth with black lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. Boards rubbed, pages toned, gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket lightly soiled and tattered and has loss at foot of spine.14- Danger Trails of the Sky, or Ted Scott's Great Mountain Climb, 1931. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By Walter S. Rogers. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, page bottoms and fore-edges soiled, jacket soiled and lightly tattered. 15- Following the Sun Shadow, or Ted Scott and the Great Eclipse. 1932. First edition. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By J. Clemens Gretta. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Light rubbing to boards, jacket lightly worn at spine, pages lightly toned, a few smudges16-Battling the Wind, or Ted Scott Flying Around Cape Horn. 1933. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By J. Clemens Gretta. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Light rubbing to boards, pages lightly toned, jacket chipped at spine and corners. 17- Brushing the Mountain Top, or Aiding the Lost Traveler, 1934. Later printing. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By J. Clemens Gretta. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, penciled owner name on front pastedown, pages toned, jacket soiled and rubbed and price-clipped.18- Castaways of the Stratosphere, or Hunting the Vanished Balloonists, 1935. First edition. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By Clemens Gretta. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front free endpaper, pages toned, jacket lightly soiled and chipped. 19- Hunting the Sky Spies, or Testing the Invisible Plane, 1941. First edition. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By I. B. Hazelton. Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, foxing to fore-edges and page bottoms pages toned, jacket tattered and waterstained. 20- The Pursuit Patrol, or Chasing the Platinum Pirates, 1943. First edition. Tan cloth with navy lettering. Illus. By I. B. Hazleton. (spelled differently on title page in this volume than previous one). Orange and white airplane design on endpapers. Boards rubbed, pages toned, gift inscription and bookstore label on front pastedown. Jacket rubbed and lightly tattered at margins. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Details

Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
30494
Title
The Ted Scott Flying Stories (Complete Series in 20-Volumes)
Author
Dixon, Franklin W
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket;
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grosset and Dunlap
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1943
Keywords
AVIATION Fiction, Juvenile Series
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;

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