Yet we get a pimped out clock??? Gordon had invited Nancy to come to the show to see it on display. I read all of them that I could while I was growing up and decided recently after 60 years of age to see if they are as good as I remembered. Only three titles listed on front flap, which is the key issue point for the first printing. The girls entered the high school and made their way down the cool, dim hall toward the gymnasium, where the antiques expo was being held. I wonder what these people think of Mr. Blue covers with orange cover and spine lettering. Reflecting the era, she adapts to suit the mood of the time, something that is not only found within the books, but upon the cover designs as well.
She expertly maneuvered her sports car into a narrow parking space, and the two girls got out. Do you mind if we just look for a minute? Previous owner name on the front pastedown. I wonder how much it costs. Nancy knew her friend would rather shop than do push-ups any day. The protagonist in this book, and others in the series, is Nancy Drew. Maybe slight rubbing on the lower jacket. Learning that a clock is the key to her quest, she seeks to uncover the mystery behind it and locate its whereabouts.
The six books are sold as a Starter Set. In 1959, Harriet, along with several writers, began a 25-year project to revise the earlier Carolyn Keene novels. Nancy glanced at the other customers at Mr. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. The jacket is clean, bright and complete with light general edge wear.
I finally finished this volume after originally abandoning it last Christmas season. Can she get past the Tophams and restore the rightful heirs, as she goes about using her wits to stop them from getting their way? Black print on front and spine. When Nancy gets home, she finds it hidden in the clock, and she decides to use it to trap the culprit. He was in his mid-thirties and wore his light brown hair cut short. This is probably the only dating part of the volume, save the cover art with Nancy in Grandpa pants. Very slight lean to book.
Otherwise remarkably clean and tight. I like it much better this way. This is an awesome value for the price. Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The Secret of the Old Clock First published on the 28th of April, 1930, this was to be the book that launched an entire industry of Nancy Drew novels. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists of 210 pages and is available in Hardcover format. As she followed Bess over to a jewelry display, Nancy had to sidestep a tall, slender woman dressed dramatically in a black minidress and a small black hat.
They are rated as children's books, but they are also very enjoyable and interesting for adults. Sixteen titles listed on front flap with the last being The Clue of the Tapping Heels. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Either someone missed the fact the original clock was plan, or Nancy has been wasting her reward money on pimping out her clock. Most cases are never mentioned again, and everything is self contained a curse all long running series seem to share.
Oh, yes, Nancy said after thinking a moment. She was wearing white shorts and a navy T-shirt. The Turner family is struggling after the death of their relative, Josiah Crowley. While Nancy is displaying a prized antique clock at an antiques expo, a jeweled brooch is stolen. The first officially recognized writer using this particular pen-name was Mildred Wirt Benson who would use it to continue the franchise. Nancy had taken it to a local antique-store owner, Henry Gordon, who was also an expert at clock repair.
Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Gordon noticed Nancy and Bess and waved them over to his booth. This then all would lead up to creating the legacy of Nancy Drew and the impact it has had on literature to this day. Grey hardback with green spine. In gratitude, the heirs had given the clock to Nancy as a keepsake. Newer editions can be found in bookstores, but the original edition can only be found in used bookstores or from sellers online.
It's amusing to hear someone gush about the amazing technology of a five pound 1990 Cell phone. White out to page opposite of half title page. A special treat for Nancy Drew fans! Ads following text for Nancy Drew 15 titles , Betty Wales 8 , Beverly Gray 9 , Melody Lane 6 , Dana Girls 8. Some were long tables covered with jewelry, glassware, and small household objects. Light rubbing to spine ends and corner tips. When he nodded, Nancy asked, How old is this pearl ring? It was her characterization that helped make Nancy an instant hit. Some of the techniques listed in The Secret of the Old Clock may require a sound knowledge of Hypnosis, users are advised to either leave those sections or must have a basic understanding of the subject before practicing them.