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Tom Swift and His G-Force Inverter (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures #30) by  Victor II Appleton - First Edition - 1968 - from Orielis' Books and Biblio.com

Tom Swift and His G-Force Inverter (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures #30)

by Appleton, Victor II

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Grosset & Dunlap #9130, 175 pp., matte finish pictorial cover, part of the "orange spine" series, frontispiece and full-page black and white internal illustrations are on plain paper, pictorial endpapers in black and white line drawings depict Tom at the window of his flying lab. No jacket as issued. Lists to this title on back board. No ISBN on copyright page. Front board has light scuffing with a little wrinkling near edge Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear, corners a bit bumped and worn. Front pastedown has price and a 4-digit number sequence written in ink. Small spot in margin of four pages. A bright, attractive copy.

"'Moon serpents!' Astronaut Bud Barclay gasps into the microphone of his space suit. Tom Swift Jr.'s investigation of the phenomenon reveals that the giant, writhing reptilian forms are causes by gas vapors. When Tom captures a sample of the gas in a metal flask for analysis, he shoots up from the moon's surface into space! Through quick thinking the young scientist discovered a new powerful energy, which he calls Serptilium. At this time, a large railroad network is in the market for an advance method of rail travel. A contract will go either to Swift Enterprises or to a rival firm, Cosmoprises - whichever designs the best super-speed train. How Tom, using Serptilium, develops his invention and defeats Cosmoprises' evil attempts to win the prized contract makes exciting reading for all Tom Swift Jr. fans."
Age Level: Grades 4-10; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .




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