The Hidden Window Mystery is the thirty-fourth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1956 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.
Summaries (original edition)
Nancy and her friends, Bess and George travel to Charlottesville, Virginia in search for a missing stained-glass window. They also visit Richmond, Virginia, and the church where Patrick Henry gave his “Give me liberty or give me death” speech.
The girls stay with Nancy’s cousin Susan. Nancy discovers someone is trying to keep her away from Charlottesville. The mansion they are staying at is said to be haunted by a mysterious ghost. Also Nancy’s new neighbors’ brother, Alonzo Rugby, is in Charlottesville and is a major suspect in this mystery.
Nancy Drew #34 The Hidden Window 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.
|1957A-1||Plain||Nancy Drew #1-34, Dana Girls #1-18|
|1957B-2||Plain||Nancy Drew #1-34, Dana Girls #1-18|
|1957D-3||Plain||Nancy Drew #1-34, Dana Girls #1-19|
|1957E-4||Plain||Nancy Drew #1-34, Dana Girls #1-19|
Nancy Drew #34 The Hidden Window Mystery First Edition Dust Jacket Identification Points
|Printing||Price||Front Flap||Rear Panel||Rear Flap||Format|
|1957A-1||100100||Nancy Drew #1-34||Dana Girls #1 ad, large G&D||Dana Girls #1-18||15|
|1957B-2||100100||Nancy Drew #1-34||Dana Girls #1 ad, small G&D||Dana Girls #1-19||15|
|1957D-3||100100||Nancy Drew #1-34||Dana Girls #1 ad, small G&D||Dana Girls #1-19||15|
|1957E-4||100100||Nancy Drew #1-34||Dana Girls #1-18||Cherry Ames #1-18||15|
- Farah’s Guide to Nancy Drew, 12th printing