All About Collecting Boys' Series Books: Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, Tom Swift, Jr., Chip Hilton, Ted Scott, Mark Tidd, Tom Slade & Others

  • Publish Date: 2002-07-21
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: John Axe
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The exciting adventures of the fondly remembered Hardy Boys, Tom Swift and 27 other different sets of boys series books will come vividly to life with this first time coverage of this topic. The author, John Axe, has brought together a rich treasury of book covers and information about 29 different boys series authors and their books, from the early volumes of Edward Stratemeyer to Tom Swift and Tom Swift, Jr. In between, there are Rick Brant, Tom Slade, Roy Blakeley, Ted Scott, Andy Blake, Jerry Todd, Poppy Ott, Mark Tidd, Bronc Burnett, Chip Hilton, The Hardy Boys, Tom Quest, Ken Holt, Biff Brewster, and others. With this book many youthful memories will flood backclimbing on the roof of the garage so you did not have to share with your younger brother or reading by flashlight in the pup tent erected in your backyard. Several series show each different cover. The Hardy Boys alone have 119 different classic series cover designs. For each series, each different printing is identified, dated and valued. Researched and documented to identify raritiesor to identify which book from your youth you need to locate and buythis book guides collectors through ALL of the different editions and printings. More than 300 color photos.