The Clue of the Rusty Key



Most Likely Printed 1954













This is the eleventh book in the Dana Girls series. The series was started in 1934. This particular copy of The Clue of the Rusty Key was most likely printed in 1954. This assumption is based on the books advertised on the jacket back and inside the book (Nancy Drew Scarlet Slipper - 1954).

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 a little soiling at the top of the flaps. 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 good, but shows a little sun fading on the spine and the areas connected to the spine. Th end papers are a more muted green than the others that I have seen. It does not look like fading, just like a slightly different shade was used in binding. The binding is tight, and all pages are securely attached. There is minimal shelf wear on the top and bottom board edges. There is no writing anywhere in the book. There is a small (1 1/2" x 1/2") book sellers price sticker on the rear fixed end paper from The Liberty House, Honolulu, T.H. (assume that means Territory of Hawaii).

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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