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Tom Swift and his Giant Robot by  Victor Appleton II - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1954 - from Durdles Books (IOBA) and Biblio.com

Tom Swift and his Giant Robot

by Appleton II, Victor

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


London: Sampson Low, 1954. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Edward Moritz. First edition first printing. Book is tight clean with a hint of lean. Boards sharp and clean, Feels lightly read. Light toning to text block, more pronounced to top edge. Minor bump to foot of spine, near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping and creasing to top edge. Rear white panel has 5mm tear and some light grubbiness. Overall a near fine book, in a very good jacket. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured is the book described. A very nice example of this collectible first edition first printing book, the fourth in the Tom Swift series


Tempo Star #14605.


  • Bookseller: Durdles Books (IOBA) GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004050
  • Title: Tom Swift and his Giant Robot
  • Author: Appleton II, Victor
  • Illustrator: Edward Moritz
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sampson Low
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1954
  • Pages: 191
  • Keywords: tom swift General
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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