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Armada Books: F, B, C, D88, D89, D90 & D91 / Pocket Books

Armada Boxed Set (Format F)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format F

Featured stories: (6)
- RANDOM SELECTION

Date Released: 1979

ISBN: Absent

Notes:
-- The front and back covers feature photographs of Shaun Cassidy and Parker Stevenson from the Hardy Boys TV series.
-- The photo on the front cover of the slipcase was also used on the front of the Format F paperback of While The Clock Ticked, while the photo on the spine and back cover was also used on the front of the 1979 Hardy Boys Annual.
-- Scans appear by kind courtesy of Donna Milburn.

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Armada Boxed Set (Format B)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format B

Featured stories: (6)
- RANDOM SELECTION

Date Released: 1983

ISBN: Absent

Notes:
-- The illustration on the front cover is from The Four-Headed Dragon; the spine artwork comes from The Sign of the Crooked Arrow and the back cover illustration is from The Viking Symbol Mystery.

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Armada Boxed Set (Format C)

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format C

Featured stories (5):
- RANDOM SELECTION

Date Released: 1984

ISBN: 0-00-692468-9

Notes:
-- The ISBN is not present on the slipcase itself.
-- The illustration on the front cover is from Game Plan For Disaster; the spine artwork comes from Trapped At Sea and the back cover illustration is from Footprints Under The Window.

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Armada Boxed Set (Format D) 1988

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D

Featured stories: (4)
#1 - The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior
#2 - The Arctic Patrol Mystery
#3 - The Haunted Fort
#4 - The Mystery of the Whale Tattoo

Date Released: 1988

ISBN: 0-00-693282-7

Retail Price: 7.80

Notes:
-- The illustrations on the front and back covers of this slipcase are taken from The Mystery of The Aztec Warrior and The Haunted Fort Format D paperbacks respectively.
-- The version of The Arctic Patrol Mystery Format D paperback found in this boxed set is the earlier reprint with the incorrect cover art.

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Armada Boxed Set (Format D) 1989

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D

Featured stories: (4)
- RANDOM SELECTION

Date Released: 1989

ISBN: 0-00-693733-0

Retail Price: 8.70

Notes:
-- Has the exact same slipcase as the subsequent 1990 boxed set (see below).

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Armada Boxed Set (Format D) 1990

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Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D

Featured stories: (4)
- RANDOM SELECTION

Date Released: 1990

ISBN: 0-00-694030-7

Retail Price: 10.00

Notes:
-- The illustrations on the front and back covers of this slipcase are taken from The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge and The Mystery of the Melted Coins Format D paperbacks respectively.
-- This particular box contained these titles: 1, 11, 49, & 50.
-- Scans appear by kind courtesy of Joe Demelio.

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Armada Boxed Set (Format D) 1991

Publisher: Armada Books
Cover Layout: Format D

Featured stories: (4)
- RANDOM SELECTION

Date Released: 1991

ISBN: 0-00-694175-3

Retail Price: 11.00

Notes:
-- The only evidence this boxed set exists is a listing on Amazon.co.uk. Based on a Nancy Drew slipcase, which was issued on the same date (October 1991), it seems likely this was another Format D set containing a random selection of later volumes from the series.

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Pocket Books Boxed Set (Casefiles Format D)

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Publisher: Pocket Books
Cover Layout: Casefiles Format D

Featured stories: (5)
- RANDOM SELECTION

Date Released: 2003

ISBN: 0-743-46863-5

Retail Price: 12.00

Notes:
-- This boxed set is often referred to as the '5-in-1' or 'Five-in-One' collection on various different websites. Now sadly appears to be out-of-print.

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