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#27 - The Mark on the Door
Text by Franklin W. Dixon

Harold Hill / Collins / Armada Books: A, B, C

Harold Hill Hardback Edition « »

The Mark on the Door (Harold Hill)

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The Mark on the Door (Harold Hill)

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The Mark on the Door (Harold Hill)

Brown boards: cover & spine.

Publisher: Harold Hill

First Printed: 1957 (March)

Cover Artist: Frank Varty
Frontispiece Artist: Frank Varty (View)

Story version: Original text

General Attributes:
-- Spine number: 13
-- BNB gives date as [Mar] 1957
-- Orange/red Gretta end papers
-- New frontispiece.

Board Colours:
-- Brown (pictured)
-- Green
-- Red
-- Orange

Notes:
-- The frontispiece for this release is brand new (the 1947 US edition didn’t have one). The artist responsible appears to be Frank Varty.
-- The spine and the cover both omit 'The' from the story title.
-- To view the Harold Hill preview for this title (which appeared on the reverse side of the dust-jacket for Footprints Under the Window), please click here.

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Collins Hardback Edition « »

The Mark on the Door (Collins)

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Publisher: Collins

First Printed: 1973 (May)

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

ISBN: 0-00-160527-5

Story version: Revised text

First Printing Attributes:
-- Blue spine box with white text.
-- 30 titles listed on reverse cover.
-- Grey staining on page edges.
-- Gold price label: 45p.

Spine Art Description:
-- Joe backs away from branding-iron.

Notes:
-- The internal illustrations and frontispiece for this title can be viewed at the Series Book Art website.

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Armada Paperback Edition « »

The Mark on the Door (Format A)

Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format A

First Printed: 1977 (February)

Cover Artist: Peter Archer

ISBN: 0-00-691297-4

Notes:
-- First printing back cover prices are as follows:
£0.40 (UK), $1.20 (NZ), $1.00 (AU), Not For Sale In Canada.

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The Mark on the Door (Format B)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format B

First Printed: 1983

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692208-2

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The Mark on the Door (Format C)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format C

First Printed: 1987

Cover Artist: Unknown

ISBN: 0-00-692208-2

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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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