#1 - The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior
Text by Franklin W. Dixon

Sampson Low / Collins / Armada Books: A, C, D, E / 2 Omnibus Editions

Sampson Low Hardback Edition  

The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior (Sampson Low) The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior (Sampson Low)

Red boards and spine.

Publisher: Sampson Low

First Printed: 1964 (October)

Cover Artist: Rudy Nappi
Frontispiece Artist: Unknown
Internal Illustrations: Yes

SBN: None

Story version: N/A

First Printing Attributes:
-- Spine number: 31.
-- Gretta orange 'tree' endpapers.
-- Blue spine
-- Retail price: 7/6d (7 shillings & sixpence).

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Collins Hardback Edition  

The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior (Collins)

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Publisher: Collins

First Printed: 1971

Cover Artist: Peter Archer
Frontispiece Artist: Roger Hall
Internal illustrator: Roger Hall

ISBN: 0-00-160501-1

Story version: N/A

First Printing Attributes:
-- Orange spine box with black text.
-- 12 titles listed on reverse cover.
-- Blue staining on page edges.
-- Gold price label: 35p.

Spine Art Description:
-- Frank threatened by man with dagger.

Notes:
-- The internal illustrations and frontispiece for this title can be viewed at the Series Book Art website.
-- Later printings possess a blue spine box, usually with white text.

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Armada Paperback Edition  

The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior (Format A)

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+ ZOOM ARTWORK

Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format A

First Printed: 1974 (February)

Cover Artist: Peter Archer

ISBN: 0-00-690812-8

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
0.25 (UK), $0.70 (NZ), $0.70, (AU), $0.95 (CAN).

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The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior (Format C)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format C

First Printed: 1985

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692519-7

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The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior (Format D)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D

First Printed: 1988

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692519-7

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The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior (Format E)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format E

First Printed: 1992

Cover Artist: David Browne

ISBN: 0-00-692519-7

Notes:
-- This was the first cover that David Browne produced for the series, in late 1990 / early 1991. (Source: the interview with British artist David Browne, conducted by Bob Finnan in 2003).

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Armada Paperback Omnibus Editions

Armada 2-in-1 Omnibus (Format E)

+ ZOOM COVER

Publisher: Armada Books

Cover Layout: Format E

First Printed: 1994

Featured stories:
#1 - The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior
#2 - The Arctic Patrol Mystery

Cover Artist: David Browne

ISBN: 0-00-694412-4

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
3.50 (UK), $12.95 inc. GST (NZ)

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Armada 3-in-1 Omnibus (Format B)

Publisher: Armada Books

Cover Layout: Format B

First Printed: 1983

Featured stories:
#1 - The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior
#5 - The Mystery of the Disappearing Floor
#12 - The Wailing Siren Mystery

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692244-9

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
1.95 (UK), $6.95 (NZ), $ (AU), Not For Sale In Canada.

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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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