The Tower Treasure.New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1927 Stock Code: 118415
The first Hardy Boys bookFirst edition, first printing of the first Hardy Boys title, long considered one of the holy grails of American children's book collecting. Developed by the American publisher Edward Stratemeyer, The Hardy Boys books were one part of a range of juvenile detective fiction released by the Stratemeyer Syndicate.
Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins, patterned endpapers, gilt edges.
Illustrated throughout by Walter S. Rogers.
A fine copy.
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