USE DISCOUNT CODE NANCY20 at checkout to save 20% off! The Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene a.k.a Mildred Wirt Benson - first printing original 25-chapter text from 1930, 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, soil mark at base of spine. Penciled price inside on black endpaper. Has the glossy frontispiece illustration plus 3 more illustrations throughout the book. Finding a first printing of Hidden Staircase from 1930 is not an easy task with the original dust jacket, so this is a gem just waiting for your collection! Fun trivia - the first 3 books debuted on April 28, 1930, and this volume was one of Benson's favorite Nancy Drew books that she wrote.
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.