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#40 - The Secret of Skull Mountain
Text by Franklin W. Dixon

Sampson Low / Collins / Collins Red Spine / Armada Books: C

Sampson Low Hardback Edition « »

The Secret of Skull Mountain (Sampson Low)

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The Secret of Skull Mountain (Sampson Low)

Red boards and spine.

Publisher: Sampson Low

First Printed: 1966 (March)

Cover Artist: Russell H. Tandy
Frontispiece Artist: Russell H. Tandy
Internal Illustrations: Unknown

SBN: 356-01367-7

Story version: Original text

First Printing Attributes:
-- Spine number: 39.
-- Frontispiece same as 1948 US ed.
-- Gretta orange 'tree' endpapers.
-- Blue spine
-- Retail price: 7/6d (7 shillings & sixpence).

Notes:
-- Lists Pirate’s Hill [sic] internally and on dust-jacket.
-- Previous books: Swamp (same error per US ed) and Freighter

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Collins Hardback Edition « »

The Secret of Skull Mountain (Collins)

Publisher: Collins

First Printed: 1977 (26th September)

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

ISBN: 0-00-160541-0

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:
-- Boys see skull rolling down mountainside.

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Collins Red Spine Hardback Edition

The Secret of Skull Mountain (Collins)

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Publisher: Collins

First Printed: ~1985

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

ISBN: 0-00-160541-0

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 Secret of Skull Mountain (Format C)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format C

First Printed: 1986

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692655-X

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
£1.75 (UK), $6.95 (NZ), $4.95 (AU), No GST.

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 UK Collins Order

 US Order

Harold Hill only titles:

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

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