This book is from the Whitman Authorized Editions series of older children's books. It was written by Stephen Slesinger who wrote the newspaper strip. This book "Boots and the Mystery of the Unlucky Vase" is marked "Copyright, 1943 by - Stephen Slesinger, Inc." It is book #2387. This is on the spine of the book. There are 248 pages. The original dust jacket is present. The book is 8" tall x 5-5/8" wide x 1-1/4" deep. The cover of the book is green with orange lettering.
This book was used. The pages have yellowed. The dust jacket shows wear. There is a 1" tear at the top center of the first page.