THROUGH THE MOON-GATE DOOR: A Mystery Story for Girls #5.
Edition: Early printing.(lists to itself in the book, to #7 on the dj flap)
New York: Cupples & Leon Company, (1938) dj. Hardcover - An uncommon book, written under her own name, by the author who is best known as the original writer on the Nancy Drew series. This series of mysteries for girls are each set in a different locale, and feature different girls: this book is set in San Francisco, and especially in San Francisco's Chinatown. The Moon-Gate Estate is a Chinese amusement park in San Francisco. Reflects the typical prejudices of the time towards the Chinese. Glossy frontispiece
Condition: Very good in gray cloth with burgundy lettering in a good dust jacket. (bookplate on front endpaper, chips/some loss to both ends of the spine of the dj, rubbing on the folds) Still, a very attractive copy of a book which is uncommon in general, and quite scarce in dustjacket.