The Mystery of the Bamboo Bird



Probable first printing - 1961













This is the twenty-second book in the Dana Girls series. The series was started in 1934. This particular copy of The Mystery of the Bamboo Bird was most likely printed in 1961. This assumption is based on the books advertised on the jacket back and inside the book (Nancy Drew Fire Dragon - 1961). The book lists to itself on both the dust jacket and inside the book, indicating that it is most likely a first printing.

This is an excellent copy. The DJ is in excellent condition. Itís clean and bright with good color. There is minimal wear - in the form of chips, rubs, and creases on the top and bottom edge and at the spine and flap folds. There are letters (looks like LEI to me) written on the spine, twice. That's all - overall a beautiful jacket! Check out the scans to see the condition of this jacket.

The book is in excellent 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 a slight hinge crack, with no separation, at the front free end paper. There is a lovely gift inscription in ink on the back of the front free end paper. There is no other writing anywhere in the book.

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: $40.00

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