#8 - The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge
Text by Franklin W. Dixon

Sampson Low / Collins / Armada Books: A, C, D, E / 1 Omnibus Edition

Sampson Low Hardback Edition  

The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge (Sampson Low)

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The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge (Sampson Low)

Red boards and spine.

Publisher: Sampson Low

First Printed: 1967 (April)

Cover Artist: Rudy Nappi
Frontispiece Artist: Unknown
Internal Illustrations: Yes

SBN: 356-01428-2

Story version: N/A

First Printing Attributes:
-- Spine number: 40.
-- Gretta orange 'tree' endpapers.
-- Blue spine
-- Retail price: 7/6d (7 shillings & sixpence).

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Collins Hardback Edition  

The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge (Collins)

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Publisher: Collins

First Printed: 1972

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

ISBN: 0-00-160508-9

Story version: N/A

First Printing Attributes:
-- Blue spine box with white text.
-- 12 titles listed on reverse cover.
-- Blue staining on page edges.
-- Gold price label: 45p.

Spine Art Description:
-- Biff falls into covered pit

Notes:
-- The internal illustrations and frontispiece for this title can be viewed at the Series Book Art website.

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Armada Paperback Edition  

The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge (Format A)

Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format A

First Printed: 1974 (August)

Cover Artist: Peter Archer

ISBN: 0-00-690933-7

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 Mystery of the Spiral Bridge (Format C)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format C

First Printed: 1985

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692527-8

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The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge (Format D)

Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D

First Printed: 1988

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692527-8

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The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge (Format E)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format E

First Printed: 1992

Cover Artist: Kenny McKendry

ISBN: 0-00-692527-8

Notes:
-- This was Kenny McKendry's second painting for the series. (Source: the interview with British artist David Browne, conducted by Bob Finnan in 2003).

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Armada Paperback Omnibus Edition

Armada 2-in-1 Omnibus (Format E)

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Publisher: Armada Books

Cover Layout: Format E

First Printed: 1994

Featured stories:
#7 - The Mystery of the Melted Coins
#8 - The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge

Cover Artist: Kenny McKendry

ISBN: 0-00-694507-4

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
3.50 (UK).
-- Copyright Page

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Harold Hill only titles:

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

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