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Appleton II, Victor
TOM SWIFT Jr. and His Flying Lab [tsjr1]
Grosset & Dunlap 1961 printing hardcover (copyright 1954. Cover and interior illustrations by Graham Kaye, 208 pages. Lists books through Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung inside, and on the (blue) back cover. Book condition is near-Fine: tight and square, age tanning is very mild and uniform, light bumping/wear at ends of spine and trace of wear to corners. No stamps, marks or writing - a clean copy.
A 1961 edition (with the blue spine) of the first book in the "Tom Swift, Jr." series that appeared under the "house" name of Victor Appleton II: Tom Swift and His Flying Lab (ghostwritten by William Dougherty.) This second series of Tom Swift books (written 1954-1971) featured the son of the hero of the first "Tom Swift" series (written 1910-1941.) There were 2 more follow-up series, but neither was very long-lived.
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