#2 - The Arctic Patrol Mystery
Text by Franklin W. Dixon

Collins / Armada Books: A, D, E / 2 Omnibus Editions

Collins Hardback Edition  

The Arctic Patrol Mystery (Collins)

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Publisher: Collins

First Printed: 1971

Cover Artist: Peter Archer
Frontispiece Artist: Unknown
Internal illustrator: Roger Hall

ISBN: 0-00-160502-X

Story version: N/A

First Printing Attributes:
-- Yellow spine box with black text.
-- 12 titles listed on reverse cover.
-- Blue staining on page edges.
-- Gold price label: 35p.

Spine Art Description:
-- Frank tackles man with gun.

Notes:
-- The internal illustrations and frontispiece for this title can be viewed at the Series Book Art website.
-- Later printings possess a blue spine box, usually with white text.

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Armada Paperback Edition  

The Arctic Patrol Mystery (Format A)

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+ ZOOM ARTWORK

Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format A

First Printed: 1974 (February)

Cover Artist: Peter Archer

ISBN: 0-00-690813-6

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
0.25 (UK), $0.70 (NZ), $0.70 (AU), $0.95 (CAN).

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The Arctic Patrol Mystery (Format D)

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+ ZOOM ARTWORK

Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D (1)

First Printed: 1987

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-690813-6

Notes:
-- This paperback was originally printed with cover artwork meant for the Format D release of The Twisted Claw. The error was corrected on all later reprints of this title (see below).

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The Arctic Patrol Mystery (Format D2)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D (2)

First Printed: 1988

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-690813-6

Notes:
-- This reprint features the correct artwork on the front cover.

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The Arctic Patrol Mystery (Format E)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format E

First Printed: 1992

Cover Artist: David Browne

ISBN: 0-00-690813-6

Notes:
-- This was the second cover that David Browne painted for the series. Based on a travel guide of Iceland; his agent thought it was too detailed. (Source: the interview with British artist David Browne, conducted by Bob Finnan in 2003).

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Armada Paperback Omnibus Editions

Armada 3-in-1 Omnibus (Format A)

Publisher: Armada Books

Cover Layout: Format A

First Printed: 1981

Featured stories:
#2 - The Arctic Patrol Mystery
#11 - The Twisted Claw
#14 - The Secret Of Pirates' Hill

Cover Artist: Peter Archer

ISBN: 0-00-691990-1 (UK) | 0-00-692018-7 (AU)

Notes:
-- Two regional variants of this omnibus exist, each having a unique ISBN. The price given on the front cover of the version released in Australia is $4.95, whereas the British cover displays the equivalent amount in Sterling (1.75).

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Armada 2-in-1 Omnibus (Format E)

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Publisher: Armada Books

Cover Layout: Format E

First Printed: 1994

Featured stories:
#1 - The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior
#2 - The Arctic Patrol Mystery

Cover Artist: David Browne

ISBN: 0-00-694412-4

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
3.50 (UK), $12.95 inc. GST (NZ)

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 UK Collins Order

 US Order

Harold Hill only titles:

HH 2. House On The Cliff
HH 14. Hidden Harbour Mystery

Collins titles:

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