The Secret at the Gatehouse



Most Likely Printed 1950













This is the ninth book in the Dana Girls series. The series was started in 1934. This particular copy of The Secret at the Gatehouse was most likely printed in 1950. This assumption is based on the books advertised on the jacket back and inside the book (Nancy Drew Wooden Lady - 1950).

This is a very nice copy. The DJ is in excellent condition. Itís clean and bright with good color. There are a very few small chips, rubs, and creases on the top and bottom edge and at the spine and flap folds. There is some age spotting evident on the rear flap fold and the top and bottom edges of the rear flap. And that's it - it is otherwise beautiful. Check out the scans to see the condition of this jacket.

The book is in very good condition. The color is excellent. The binding is tight, and all pages are securely attached. There is minimal shelf wear on the top and bottom board edges. There is some spotting on the front board. There is a name and address in ink on the first title page and no other writing anywhere in the book. It appears that someone did some erasing on the frontispiece - there is evidence of rubbing on the man's hat, the woman's scarf, and the second woman's hair. It does not affect the art - as can be seen in the scan above.

A note about the scans of this book:
My scanner adds a pink tone to the white areas of the book and jacket. It can be seen on the title page and on the jacket back. The color is actually creamy white with no pink tone.

All jackets are protected in a mylar cover to prevent damage.

Sale Price: $25.00

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