The Mystery of the Locked Room

Most Likely Printed 1961

This is the seventh book in the Dana Girls series. The series was started in 1934. This particular copy of The Mystery of the Locked Room 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).

This is a very nice copy. The DJ is in good condition. Itís clean and bright with good color. There are a few small chips, rubs, and creases on the top and bottom edge and at the spine and flap folds. There is some scraping on the front of the jacket causing color loss around the title and the upper corner. The most significant issue is the evidence of water damage on the front top edge from about the spine to the flap fold. Because the front cover is a dark scene, the water marks are not particularly visible on the front - just a little wrinkling on the front of the jacket. It's almost invisible unless you look at the underside of the jacket. 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 a little shelf wear on the top and bottom board edges. There is some barely visible white residue on the board front top matching the place where water damage shows on the jacket. This residue isn't obvious and is not on the inside of the book at all. The pages are bright with no tears or dog-ears. There is no 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: $20.00

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