New York: Grosset & Dunlap, . Hardcover. Illustrations by Paul Laune. Small 8vo. Tan pebble-grain cloth with dark brown lettering and decoration, pictorial dust jacket. vi, 217pp. Frontispiece, orange pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. Light jacket edgewear. Item #41650
A tight, handsome first edition of the 20th title in the long-lived "Hardy Boys Mystery Stories" series -- an especially desirable and uncommon title in the true first edition. Lists to this title on front jacket flap and shows all other proper points.