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Nancy Drew® Crossword Cipher Library Editions:

What I term the 'Crossword Cipher' library editions are those books that have on the back cover in the upper right corner, the scene from the front cover art to volume #44, The Clue in the Crossword Cipher horizontally reversed--just like on some of the later yellow spine picture cover editions on the back cover.

These books have different colored boards--lime green, mustard yellow, blue, red, white. Note the group pictures at the bottom of the page showcasing all the variety of colors. They appear to be Rudy Nappi art editions--those later yellow spine editions that feature his art.

Click below on the sample library edition thumbnail images for a larger view of each volume.

3 5 6 10 12 14* 16 26 35

36 39 43 45 48 49 50 51 52


Note these photos from eBay showing a lot of the different Cipher library editions in the various styles and colors.

* Scan of #14 above from Kathy Sabol.

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