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Nancy Drew #29 Mystery at the Ski Jump – First Edition Identification Guide

The Mystery at the Ski Jump is the twenty-ninth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1952 by Grosset & Dunlap under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Alma Sasse.

Summaries (original edition)

Nancy Drew 29 Mystery At The Ski Jump
Drew 29 – Mystery at the Ski Jump

When Nancy learns that the Drews’ housekeeper has been duped by an elegantly dressed woman into buying a stolen fur piece, the young detective starts a search for the clever swindler. To Nancy’s astonishment, she discovers that the woman is using the name Nancy Drew.

The dishonest acts of the impostor point the finger of suspicion at Nancy herself and result in her being questioned by the police. Join Nancy in this thrilling mystery as she solves the mystery and clears her name.

Nancy Drew #29 The Mystery at the Ski Jump First Edition Book Identification Points

Only the first few printings of the first/second year are included. Printings codes are based on the Farrah Guide, 12th printing. Please refer to the guide for later printings.

PrintingFrontisCopyright PageNotes
1952A-1PlainNancy Drew #1-29, Dana Girls #1-14
1952B-2PlainNancy Drew #1-29, Dana Girls #1-14
1952C-3PlainNancy Drew #1-29, Dana Girls #1-14

Nancy Drew #29 The Mystery at the Ski Jump First Edition Dust Jacket Identification Points

PrintingPriceFront FlapRear PanelRear FlapFormat
1952A-1Nancy Drew #1-29Connie Blair #1-6Dana Girls #1-1314
1952B-2Nancy Drew #1-29Connie Blair #1-7Dana Girls #1-1414
1952C-3Nancy Drew #1-29Connie Blair #1-8Judy Bolton #1-2414
Nancy Drew 29 Mystery At The Ski Jump 1952A 1
First edition Dust Jacket Identification Points for Nancy Drew 29 – Mystery at the Ski Jump 1952A-1

Reference:

  • Wikipedia
  • Farah’s Guide to Nancy Drew, 12th printing

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