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The Code of the Woosters
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The Code of the Woosters

By P.G. Wodehouse

Simon & Schuster. 1938 Very good++ copy. Crisp and white pages with no marks or tears. Ex-library copy. No Dj.

$45.00

Quick Service
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Quick Service

By P. G. Wodehouse

Doubleday, Doran & Co, Garden City, 1940. Original Cloth Binding. Condition: Better than very Good. A small part of sine rubbed loose with ends worn. First US Edition. 310 pages. Octavo (8" x 6"). Issued in cloth with black lettering on spine and black pictorial on the front cover. (APG, Wodehouse: 072b) First American edition in the first state, first published in the United Kingdom on October 4, 1940, by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on December 27, 1940, by Doubleday, Doran, New York. Scarce book to find and in excellent condition which can be rare. No DJ.

$450.00

Young Men in Spats
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Young Men in Spats

By P. G. Wodehouse

Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. First British Edition. 2nd Printing. Near Fine, As New. DJ covered in protective mylar. Small contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Cloth fresh. An excellent copy. First edition, second impression, in the first issue jacket with the list of nineteen titles on the lower flap. Young Men in Spats is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 3, April 1936, by Herbert Jenkins, London.

$400.00

Young Men in Spats
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Young Men in Spats

By P. G. Wodehouse

Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. First British Edition. 2nd Printing. Near Fine, As New. DJ covered in protective mylar. Small contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Cloth fresh. An excellent copy. First edition, second impression, in the first issue jacket with the list of nineteen titles on the lower flap. Young Men in Spats is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 3, April 1936, by Herbert Jenkins, London.

$600.00

Raggedy Ann and the Wonderful Witch
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Raggedy Ann and the Wonderful Witch

Bobb's Merrill Company, New York, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Worth Gruelle (illustrator). First Edition. Copyright date 1961, published by Bobb's Merrill and company. Red and pictorial cover over boards with yellow inside covers front and back. Illustrated throughout by Gruelle. No Dust Jacket. No tears or bent pages. Text and illustrations remain bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid scarce children's book. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Scarce Children's.

$125.00

The Sign of the Twisted Candles
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The Sign of the Twisted Candles

By Keene, Carolyn

Another exciting mystery begins for the young detective when her friends Bess and George ask her to investigate a rumor that their wealthy great-granduncle, Asa Sidney, is virtually a prisoner in his own mansion. But solving the mystery and befriending Carol Wipple, the sixteen-year-old foster daughter of the caretakers of the old mansion, nearly costs Nancy the friendship of Bess and George. It takes all of Nancy's sleuthing ability as well as diplomacy to save it.Nancy braves one danger after another to bring to justice the swindlers who are stealing Asa Sidney's fortune. With only the sign of the twisted candles to guide her, Nancy uncovers hidden treasure and an amazing letter that ends a family feud and brings unexpected happiness to Carol.

$75.00

The Ghost of Blackwood Hall
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The Ghost of Blackwood Hall

By Keene, Carolyn

Nancy Drew's jeweler's customer Mrs. Putney asks Nancy and her friends to help recover her stolen jewels. The search for the thieves takes Nancy, Bess, and George to New Orleans. Mrs. Putney's odd behavior and two young women involve Nancy in a case involving a cruel hoax being perpetrated at the abandoned Blackwood Hall. Nancy's father, Carson Drew, also helps solve this mystery by contacting his workers and helping him find the man that is connected to this mysterious affair.

$100.00

The Secret in the Old Lace
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The Secret in the Old Lace

By Keene, Carolyn

In this novel, Nancy enters a magazine contest to solve an age-old mystery about lace cuffs and a missing Flemish nobleman. She travels to Belgium to unravel another mystery, finds a connection and restores a lost inheritance.

$50.00

The Flying Saucer Mystery
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The Flying Saucer Mystery

By Keene, Carolyn

The Flying Saucer Mystery is the fifty-eighth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series written under the pseudonym, Carolyn Keene.While searching for evidence after reports of a UFO, Nancy and her friends stumble across a mystery in the woods.

$50.00

The Triple Hoax

By Keene, Carolyn

In The Triple Hoax, Nancy, her Aunt Eloise, Bess, and George begin by going to New York to help a friend. There they see a performance by the Hoaxters, a group of magicians. These magicians take handbags and wallets from people in the audience – they do return them, but Nancy feels suspicious. Nancy and her friends follow leads to Mexico City, where Nancy is asked to find a child that has gone missing, and then to Los Angeles, where Nancy and her friends are threatened by the Hoaxters to try to scare them off the case.

$50.00

The Thirteenth Pearl
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The Thirteenth Pearl

By Keene, Carolyn

Nancy Drew is asked to locate a missing pearl that is unusual, but very valuable. She soon learns that dangerous people are responsible for the theft. They begin harassing her at home and it intensifies when Nancy and her father go to Japan. They finally kidnap her and her boyfriend, Ned when they return to River Heights. Through her clever sleuthing, Nancy is able to penetrate the rites of a pearl-worshipping cult, but some are far from devotional, and she uncovers underhanded dealings of certain employees of World Wide Gems, Inc., an international jewelry company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

$100.00

The Sky Phantom
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The Sky Phantom

By Keene, Carolyn

Nancy goes to the Excello Flying School in the Midwest to take lessons while her friends Bess and George perfect their horse riding. At once, the young sleuth is confronted with the mystery of a hijacked plane and a missing pilot. Then the rancher's prize pony, Major is stolen. Nancy becomes a detective in a plane and on horseback to track down the elusive sky phantom and the horse thief. The Sky Phantom is the fifty-third volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1976 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

$100.00

The Secret of the Forgotten City
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The Secret of the Forgotten City

By Keene, Carolyn

Gold! There are rumors that long ago a treasure was hidden in a city now buried under the Nevada desert. Nancy Drew and her friends plan to join a dig sponsored by two colleges to hunt for the gold. Before she starts, the young sleuth receives an ancient stone tablet with petroglyphs on it. With this amazing clue, however, comes a threat from a thief who also wants the treasure. One harrowing adventure after another besets Nancy, George, Bess, Ned, Burt, and Dave in 102 degrees temperatures as they pursue Nancy's hunches above and below ground. They are assisted by a fine Indian woman and a young geology student, but both are unwilling participants in a strange plot. In the end, Nancy and Ned nearly lose their lives, just after she has discovered the priceless hidden treasure of gold. The Secret of the Forgotten City is the fifty-second volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1975 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene.[1] The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

$100.00

Mystery of the Glowing Eye
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Mystery of the Glowing Eye

By Keene, Carolyn

When Ned Nickerson is kidnapped, Nancy knows it has something to do with the code name "Cyclops", but she has to work out the connection with the glowing eye-shaped stone in the museum. The plot involves advanced technology for the 1970s including a robot helicopter and a paralyzing ray. Nancy is also troubled by a young lawyer's romantic intentions toward Carson Drew. The Mystery of the Glowing Eye is the fifty-first volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1974 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene.[1] The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

$100.00

Mystery of the Glowing Eye
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Mystery of the Glowing Eye

By Keene, Carolyn

When Ned Nickerson is kidnapped, Nancy knows it has something to do with the code name "Cyclops", but she has to work out the connection with the glowing eye-shaped stone in the museum. The plot involves advanced technology for the 1970s including a robot helicopter and a paralyzing ray. Nancy is also troubled by a young lawyer's romantic intentions toward Carson Drew.

$100.00

The Secret of Mirror Bay
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The Secret of Mirror Bay

By Keene, Carolyn

Aunt Eloise invites Nancy and her friends to a cabin at Mirror Bay, in Cooperstown, New York, to solve a case of a mysterious woman seen gliding across the water. Nancy is then involved in a vacation hoax because she resembles a woman involved in the hoax. A strange green sorcerer who appears in the woods and a lost treasure involving the gliding woman lead Nancy and her friends to uncover a concealed operation in the woods.

$100.00

The Twisted Claw
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The Twisted Claw

By Dixon, Franklin W.

While their father Fenton Hardy is working on cases of museum robberies, he asks Frank and Joe to stake out the Black Parrot, a shipping boat docked in Bayport. The Hardy boys get a job loading crates aboard the ship but because the crew is so unfriendly and are kept very busy, they don't have a chance to investigate. They instead decide to follow another lead and travel to New York to search for a rare old book. While scouring a used bookstore, they locate a book titled Empire of the Twisted Claw which bears a symbol on the cover which matches a ring the first mate of the Black Parrot was wearing. While they cannot afford to purchase the book, the storekeeper allows them to read it, whereby they learn about the Empire of the Twisted Claw and the pirate ships named Black Parrot and Yellow Parrot and the King who controlled the empire. As the investigation continues, the Boys and their father learn that the thieves are targeting the DeGraw collection and will likely rob six more museums.

$125.00

The Yellow Feather Mystery
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The Yellow Feather Mystery

By Dixon, Franklin W.

The Hardy Boys go skating up Willow River toward Woodson Academy where they meet their chum, Gregory Woodson. Greg tells them about how his grandfather died seven weeks prior but no one has been able to find his will where he presumably leaves the Woodson Academy to Greg. Greg is also curious about a strange letter that he received which was a blank piece of paper with small rectangular cutouts arranged horizontally and the word 'Hardy' printed on it. With the grandfather's will missing, the school's headmaster Henry Kurt is trying to assume ownership of the school against Greg Woodson's wishes. As the story progresses the Hardy Boys and their friends find themselves being attacked by unknown assailants until eventually they are able to locate the missing will and trap the dangerous criminal and solve the Yellow Feather mystery. I have all variations of cover art books available.

$100.00

The Secret Warning
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The Secret Warning

By Dixon, Franklin W.

The Hardy Boys meet up with a professional diver by the name of Roland Perry, who is employed by the Crux Brothers diving company. After the boys rescue Perry from a mishap on the water, they loan him one of their father's suits, and Perry heads off to his next job at nearby Bailey's Landing. But the suit happened to contain important notes for the case that the elder Hardy was working on, so he sends the boys to retrieve them. Along the way, they run afoul of two thugs, Bock and Simon.

$500.00

The Mysterious Mannequin
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The Mysterious Mannequin

By Keene, Carolyn

The strange disappearance of Carson Drew's Turkish client and a strange gift of an oriental rug encoded with a message woven in the decorative border start Nancy on a difficult search for a missing mannequin. But then a robber tries to steal the rug from the Drew home. Nancy, Bess, George, Ned, Burt, Carson, and Dave travel to Istanbul to search for more clues, but then, Bess disappears during the search, after the chums meet a young Turkish woman.

$100.00

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