#39 - The Phantom Freighter
Text by Franklin W. Dixon

Harold Hill / Collins / Collins Red Spine / Armada Books: C

Harold Hill Hardback Edition  

The Phantom Freighter (Harold Hill)

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The Phantom Freighter (Harold Hill)

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The Phantom Freighter (Harold Hill)

Blue boards: cover & spine.

Publisher: Harold Hill

First Printed: 1951 (March)

Cover Artist: Russell H. Tandy
Frontispiece Artist: Russell H. Tandy

Story version: Original text

General Attributes:
-- Spine number: 26
-- BNB gives date as [Mar] 1951
-- Orange/red Gretta end papers
-- 29 titles listed inside and on dust jacket
-- Lost Tunnel & Crooked Arrow listed on separate page
-- Frontispiece same as 1947 US 1st edition.

Board Colours:
-- Blue/Green (pictured)

Notes:
-- This is the only Harold Hill title that doesn't have a preview for the next story on the reverse panel of the dust-jacket. Also, it is the only title not to feature a contribution by Frank Varty.
-- To view the Harold Hill preview for this title (which appeared on the reverse side of the dust-jacket for The Sign of the Crooked Arrow), please click here.

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Collins Hardback Edition  

The Phantom Freighter (Collins)

Publisher: Collins

First Printed: 1977 (26th September)

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

ISBN: 0-00-160540-2

Story version: Revised text

First Printing Attributes:
-- Blue spine box with white text.
-- 42 titles listed on reverse cover.
-- Page edges not stained.
-- Gold price label: 1.25.

Spine Art Description:
-- Frank grabbed by two sailors.

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Collins Red Spine Hardback Edition

The Phantom Freighter (Collins)

Publisher: Collins

First Printed: ~1985

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

ISBN: 0-00-160540-2

Story version: Revised text

First Printing Attributes:
-- Retail price: 1.50
-- 12 titles listed on reverse cover.
-- Printed on white paper.

Spine Art Description:
-- N/A.

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Armada Paperback Edition  

The Phantom Freighter (Format C)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format C

First Printed: 1985

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692508-1

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
1.50 (UK), $4.95 (NZ), $3.95 (AU).

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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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