USE DISCOUNT CODE NANCY20 at checkout to save 20% off! The Secret at Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene a.k.a Mildred Wirt Benson - first printing original 25-chapter text from 1931, nearly 100 years old! Illustrated so beautifully by Russell H. Tandy. This book - as can be seen in the photos - has some wear/aging or foxing to the dust jacket, some chips/tears but is intact, protected in Mylar. Click on the various images to bring up larger images. The book is in overall good shape, some edgewear/rubbing and aging, spine slants a little bit. Old penciled price inside on blank endpaper. Has the glossy frontispiece illustration plus 3 more illustrations throughout the book. Finding a first printing of Shadow Ranch from 1931 is not an easy task with the original dust jacket, so this is a gem just waiting for your collection! Fun trivia - Nancy's chums Bess and George were first introduced in this book in 1931. Benson also researched this book at the Cleveland Public Library when she wrote it for Edward Stratemeyer while living in Cleveland.
Duplicate being sold from The Jennifer Fisher Nancy Drew Collection, comes with a certificate. I've upgraded my secondary collection after donating my extensive collection to The Toledo Public Library so have some duplicate books for sale including this one.