Vintage Nancy Drew Hardback Mysteries Children Tween Collectibles EACH Book Series Americana Mystery


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The Mystery of The Tolling Bell (Carolyn Keene) Copyright 1946 Grosset & Dunlap, shows some wear

or The Mystery of The Tolling Bell Copyright 1973, like new (see photos for differences photos 2-4, illustrations and text revisions are the differences)#23 in series
While vacationing in a seaside town, Nancy learns her father has been kidnapped. She and Ned rescue Carson Drew and help him investigate a cosmetic company’s suspicious operations. Meanwhile, the girl sleuth is captivated by another mystery. Stories about the eerie moans from a cave carved in the jagged wall of the bluff compel her to explore. Several frightened townspeople claim to have seen a ghost, accompanied by the mournful sound of a tolling bell just before water rushes from the cave. During her searches, Nancy discovers the true cause and reasons behind these mysterious occurrences! This book is the revised text. The plot of the original story (©1946) is similar with minor revisions.

The Clue of The Leaning Chimney (Carolyn Keene) Copyright 1949 Grosset & Dunlap, Like New

The Clue of the Leaning Chimney is the twenty-sixth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1949 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual authors were ghostwriters George Waller, Jr. and Harriet Stratemeyer Adams. A rare and valuable Chinese vase is stolen from a pottery shop and the owner asks Nancy for help. During the investigation, Nancy searches for a leaning chimney, which leads her to missing pottery experts.

The Sign of The Twisted Candles (Carolyn Keene) Copyright 1968 Grosset & Dunlap #9 in series, like new

Another exciting mystery begins for the young detective when her friends Bess and George ask her to investigate a rumor that their wealthy great-granduncle, Asa Sidney, is virtually a prisoner in his own mansion. But solving the mystery and befriending Carol Wipple, the sixteen-year-old foster daughter of the caretakers of the old mansion, nearly costs Nancy the friendship of Bess and George. It takes all of Nancy's sleuthing ability as well as diplomacy to save it.Nancy braves one danger after another to bring to justice the swindlers who are stealing Asa Sidney’s fortune. With only the sign of the twisted candles to guide her, Nancy uncovers hidden treasure and an amazing letter that ends a family feud and brings unexpected happiness to Carol.

The Secret of the wooden Lady (Carolyn Keene) Copyright 1950, Grosset and Dunlap, #27 in the series, in vintage condition

Nancy, Bess, and George travel to Boston Harbor to assist Captain Easterly and solve the mystery of ghostly visitors on board his historic clipper ship, the Bonny Scot. The ship's figurehead of a wooden lady is missing; moreover, Nancy has spotted a known jewel thief hanging around. Once the mystery is solved, the history of the ship is revealed.

All books are in clean condition, no dust jackets, the 1946 edition shows wear along spine and edges and pencil written name on inside blank page. I have seen this edition for upwards of $72.00

Materials: paper, ink.