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TOM SWIFT AND THE CAPTIVE PLANETOID. (New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures #29 in Series; Grosset & Dunlap Book # 9129 )

by Appleton, Victor II

Condition: Fine


New York, NY, USA.: Grosset & Dunlap., 1967. 174 pages; B&W illustrated throughout. "When weird masked raiders attack a United States spaceport, Tom's plans for his latest space exploration project are jeopardized. The project would launch artronauts on a newly sighted planetoid for an epic voyage around the sun. First, Tom must prove that his latest invention, the Duratherm Wing, can bring reentering spacecraft safely down to earth. A fiery mishap on the test flight is only the young scientist-inventor being accused to masterminding the spaceport raid. In the meantime, another small planet has been mysteriously captured by earth's gravity. On an expedition to the strange planetoid, Tom discovers a fantastic prize. But grim developments follow. The planetoid is sinking into the stomphere and threatens the continent of North America with the most terrible castastrophe in history! How Tom meets this challenge with high courage and scientific know-how, and how he outwits hiw insidious enemies, will bring cheers from his worldwide legions of fans." >>> Book weight 240 grams. >>> Minor wear along edges; sticker residue to inside first page.. First Hardcover Edition.. Pictorial Illustrated Boards. Fine. Illus. by Ray Johnson Painted cover!. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover.


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