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#54 - The Secret of the Lost Tunnel
Text by Franklin W. Dixon

Harold Hill editions / MacDonald / Collins / Armada Books: D

Harold Hill Hardback Edition « »

The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (Harold Hill)

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The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (Harold Hill)

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The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (Harold Hill)

Blue/Green boards: cover & spine.

Publisher: Harold Hill

First Printed: 1950 (December)

Cover Artist: Bill Gillies
Frontispiece Artist: Unknown (View)

Story version: Original text

General Attributes:
-- Spine number: 29
-- Copyright page gives publication date “December 1950”
-- Orange/red Gretta end papers
-- 28 titles listed inside
-- Frontispiece same as 1950 US edn (artist is not known).

Board Colours:
-- Blue/Green (pictured)

Notes:
-- This is the only Harold Hill title that has a full wrap-around cover and spine.
-- Text mentions Wailing Siren as next book, despite Crooked Arrow preview on DJ.

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Harold Hill Hardback Edition (reprint) «

The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (Harold Hill) 1957 reprint

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The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (Harold Hill) 1957 reprint

Cream boards: cover & spine.

Publisher: Harold Hill

First Printed: 1957 (-)

Cover Artist: Frank Varty
Frontispiece Artist: Unknown (View)

Story version: Original text

General Attributes:
-- Spine number: 29
-- Orange/red Gretta end papers
-- Frontispiece same as earlier HH edition.

Board Colours:
-- Cream (pictured)
-- Orange

Notes:
-- Curiously, Varty re-drew the dust-jacket preview for Crooked Arrow which he had originally drawn for the first edition, seven years previously.
-- Remaindered copies of this edition were later distributed and sold by Sampson Low.

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MacDonald Hardback Edition « »

The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (MacDonald) The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (MacDonald)

Red boards and spine.

Publisher: MacDonald

First Printed: 1969 (September)

Cover Artist: Rudy Nappi
Frontispiece Artist: George Wilson (View)
Internal Illustrations: None

SBN: 356-02750-3

Story version: Revised text

First Printing Attributes:
-- Spine number: 45.
-- Frontispiece same as 1968 revised text US edn, but caption is omitted!
-- Gretta orange 'tree' endpapers.
-- Blue spine
-- Retail prices: 10/- (10 shillings) and 50 NP (new pence).

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Notes:
-- Both the title and author are absent from the front cover.
-- Sinister Sign Post is given as first book in the series, and Whale Tattoo (although never published by MacDonald) as the next.

Collins Hardback Edition « »

The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (Collins)

Publisher: Collins

First Printed: 1980 (16th June)

Cover Artist: Rudy Nappi
Internal illustrator: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-160555-0

Notes:
-- The Previous and Next book references in the text were not changed to reflect the Collins numbering.

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Armada Paperback Edition « »

The Secret of the Lost Tunnel (Format D)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D

First Printed: 1990

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692837-4

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
£2.50 (UK), $7.95 inc. GST (NZ), $5.99 (AU).
-- The copyright page states that this title was phototypeset by 'The Midlands Book Typesetting Company' .

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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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