Collector’s 1959 vintage children’s hardcover book w/ scarce red original dust jacket. Judy Bolton mystery series - The Ghost Parade # 5 by Margaret Sutton. "Slim clues lead Judy into breath-taking situations, each based on an event that actually happened." Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, Copyright, 1933, 1959 printing.
Hardcover, bright red dustjacket w/ red spine, rust tweed boards-black haunted house illustration & haunted house illustrated endpapers.DJ back flap lists “Nancy Drew” mystery stories & back DJ “Vicki Barr” books. DJ front flap list ends w/ The Phantom Friend # 30 - dates printing -1959. 217 pages, 5" x 7½". Binding tight.
Plot: Driving to a vacation in the Thousand Islands, Judy and her friends stop at an auction and pick up some old Indian masks. Are the masks possessed by ghostly spirits? And what is up with Lorraine? Mystery, adventure, Indian spirits & villain -'Slippery McQuirk in this fantastic story.
Cover excellent, bright & clean, unused. Pages excellent, bright & clean, unused-very minimal wear. DJ excellent/very good vintage condition-very bright/clean overall-some general wear-mostly spine ends/corners w/few spine end tears/bites-top left front piece tear-connected w/ torn A, some light edgewear-chipping, back-light spotting/light yellowing. Pages-back endpaper 1 long thin top tear, owner book plate. DJ scanned blurry & endpaper looks like line right side-just photo. Not ex-lib.
Do not pass up this collector’s gem. Hard to find a copy w/ fabulous red DJ and so bright; a must have for your vintage Judy Bolton collection!!
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