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Stairway to Danger by  John BLAINE - First Edition - 1952 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Stairway to Danger

by BLAINE, John

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1952. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Light maroon tweed paper over boards with black lettering, pictorial dust jacket. vii, 210pp. Frontispiece map, map endpapers. Very good/good plus. Jacket edgeworn, a bit rubbed and showing old mends, with spine faintly sunned and small edge chips and edge tears. Tight, attractive first edition of the ninth volume in the 24-volume "Rick Brant Science-Adventure Story" series. Lists to this title on front flap and inner flyleaf.


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