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Tom Swift and His Flying Lab

by Appleton, Victor, II

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1954. Book. Illus. by Graham Kaye. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition, Early Printing.. Last title listed on catalog page: 'Tom Swift and His Outpost in Space' indicating c1955 reprint. Publisher's blue cloth with dark blue stamping on front board and spine. Boards with light shellfwear. Light bumping at spine head. Square spine; tight binding. Interior bright and clean. Last title listed on back of DJ: 'Tom Swift and His Atomic Earth Blaster' DJ not price clipped with light rubbing of edges. DJ with 1.5" closed tear at front cover near spine edge. Photographs available upon request. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Tempo #14602.


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