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Nancy Drew #32 Scarlet Slipper Mystery – First Edition Identification Guide

The Scarlet Slipper Mystery is the thirty-second volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was published in 1954 by Grosset & Dunlap and written by Charles S. Strong under the house pseudonym Carolyn Keene

Summaries (original edition)

Nancy Drew 32 Scarlet Slipper Mystery
Nancy Drew 32 – Scarlet Slipper Mystery

Nancy meets the Fontaines, refugees from the fictional country of Centrovia, who run a dance school in River Heights. The Fontaines receive threats from a mysterious assailant, and Nancy offers to help, but then the Fontaines disappear.

Nancy begins her search for them and becomes involved in a mystery involving a pair of scarlet dance slippers, a painting, and missing jewels. There are many people pretending to be friends of the Fontaines, but Nancy does not know if they are lying.

Nancy Drew #32 The Scarlet Slipper Mystery 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
1954D-1PlainNancy Drew #1-32, Dana Girls #1-16
1954E-2PlainNancy Drew #1-32, Dana Girls #1-16

Nancy Drew #32 The Scarlet Slipper Mystery First Edition Dust Jacket Identification Points

PrintingPriceFront FlapRear PanelRear FlapFormat
1954D-19595Nancy Drew #1-32Dana Girls #1-15Vicki Barr #1-1015
1954E-29595Nancy Drew #1-32Dana Girls #1-15Connie Blair #1-1015
Nancy Drew 32 Scarlet Slipper Mystery 1954D-1
First edition Dust Jacket Identification Points for Nancy Drew 32 – Scarlet Slipper Mystery 1954D-1

Reference:

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

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