#20 - The Clue in the Embers
Text by Franklin W. Dixon

Sampson Low / Collins / Armada Books: A, B, C, E / 3 Omnibus Editions

Sampson Low Hardback Edition  

The Clue in the Embers (Sampson Low)

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The Clue in the Embers (Sampson Low)

Red boards and spine.

Publisher: Sampson Low

First Printed: 1965 (October)

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

SBN: 356-01333-2

Story version: Original text

First Printing Attributes:
-- Spine number: 35.
-- Gretta orange 'tree' endpapers.
-- Blue spine
-- Retail price: 7/6d (7 shillings & sixpence).

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Collins Hardback Edition  

The Clue in the Embers (Collins)

Publisher: Collins

First Printed: 1972

Cover Artist: Peter Archer
Frontispiece Artist: Peter Archer
Internal illustrator: None

ISBN: 0-00-160520-8

Story version: Original text

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

Spine Art Description:
-- Frank falls through trap-door

Notes:
-- The copy pictured above is a 1974 printing with a 50p price label.

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Armada Paperback Edition  

The Clue in the Embers (Format A)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format A

First Printed: 1975 (March)

Cover Artist: Peter Archer

ISBN: 0-00-692202-3

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
0.35 (UK).

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The Clue in the Embers (Format B)

Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format B

First Printed: 1983

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692202-3

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The Clue in the Embers (Format C)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format C

First Printed: 1984

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692202-3

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The Clue in the Embers (Format E)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format E

First Printed: 1993

Cover Artist: David Browne

ISBN: 0-00-692202-3

Notes:
-- Another of Browne's 'psychedelic' efforts, the skeleton seen in this painting was actually made out of cardboard. (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: 1995

Featured stories:
#19 - The Sign of the Crooked Arrow
#20 - The Clue In The Embers

Cover Artist: David Browne

ISBN: 0-00-694510-4

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

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Dragon Paperback Omnibus Edition

Dragon 3-in-1 Omnibus

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Publisher: Dragon Books

First Printed: 1991

Featured stories:
#20 - The Clue In The Embers
#21 - What Happened At Midnight
#22 - The Sinister Signpost

Cover Artist: Brian Kotzky

ISBN: 0-00-694235-0

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Diamond Books Paperback Omnibus Edition

Diamond Books 3-in-1 Omnibus

Publisher: Diamond Books

First Printed: 1993

Featured stories:
#20 - The Clue In The Embers
#29 - The Hooded Hawk Mystery
#30 - The Secret Agent on Flight 101

Cover Artist: David Browne

ISBN: None

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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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