A friend of Carson Drew’s has been arrested and charged with sending a truck loaded with explosive oranges into the Space Center complex at Cape Kennedy. Knowing that Mr. Billington could not possibly be guilt of sabotage, Nancy and her father rush to the defense of the accused man. During the Drews’ investigation Nancy Drew become suspicious of an old spooky mansion that houses fierce African wild animals on its extensive grounds. Soon, she discovers that something besides the training of wild animals is going on at the mysterious estate. Many dangerous moments await Nancy before she proves Mr. Billington’s innocence and thwarts the plans of treacherous subversives bent on undermining the U.S. space program.
Nancy Drew – Mystery at the Moss-Covered Mansion 1941 | 1st Edition
Grosset & Dunlap, NY, 1941
First Edition, Dust Jacket
First edition with DJ front flap listed to itself and titles listing to itself. Binding tight, blue board, cover punched though hole on the cover affecting the cover and first few pages, faint crease on front cover, spine sunned, internally clear and bright. DJ is chipped on head/tail of spine, hole on front panel, slightly worn around edges with closed tear at the jacket flap. Good in a rare VG DJ.