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Five Books by Keith Robertson 


A series of thrilling mystery stories featuring the extraordinary adventures of Neil and Swede, two amateur detectives with a talent for uncovering secrets and a thirst for adventure. From the mystery of the Three Stuffed Owls, to the adventure of The Pinto Deer, the two heroes are ever on the brink of a new discovery, and never short of mysteries to solve. Here is a collection that will delight young detectives to be, as much for the captivating enigmas as for the illustrations which immerse the reader into the story. 198 (vol 1) + 224 (vol 2) + 224 (vol 3) + 219 (vol 4) + 220 (vol 5) pages. 5.5 x 8.25 inches.

SIGNED EDITION. Illustrated in black & white. Five volumes.

Published by: The Viking Press, New York, 1953-63.

Hardbacks are overall in VERY GOOD+ condition.

  • Volumes are in overall very good+ condition with minimal wear on covers and inside.
  • Color covers feature a line drawing decoration on front in similar color to text on spine.
  • Boards are mostly clean and minimally worn, displaying occasional minor rubbing and scuffing.
  • Corners are sharp and minimally rubbed, and edges are firm.
  • Spine has text in color showing title, as well as author and publisher names.
  • Spine ends display occasional light bumping.
  • Binding is secure in all volumes.
  • Endpapers are clean and feature color illustrations in first three volumes. 
  • Half-title page or ffep feature author signature written in ballpoint pen. (See photos)
  • Interior is minimally toned with little to no signs of wear.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Volume 1 has light ink staining along upper edges of front and back. (See photos)
  • Vol 2 exhibits light bumping to head of spine.
  • Vol 3 displays some fading and minor scuffing along spine, with minor fading and rubbing on returns and at shoulder ends. (See photos)
  • Text block edges are gently toned with tint along head especially on vol 4, and some occasional scuffing near gutter.
  • Vol 5 has light small stain near gutter. (See photos)
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20171101

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: Series
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Mystery
Place of Publication: New York
Publisher: The Viking Press
Year Printed: 1953
Author: Keith Robertson
Illustrator: Weaver Busoni Kashiwagi Greiner
Character Family: Neil and Swede
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