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NICK CARTER STORIES #20 DETECTIVE DIME NOVEL

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Nick Carter Stories#2o "The Keen Eye of Denton". Book is in good condition with minor tears, foxing and wear. Please see scan for complete details. If you have any questions please email us at imaginationradio@hotmail.com. This book is one of a large collection we are placing on our store of rarely available items and books. The book is one of the many rarely seen items that we will be offering over the next few months from a collectors estate sale. Once these are gone how long before you will see them come up again. Once a collector buys them they go right back into a vault somewhere. We always take into consideration a customers history of buying from us when addressing "BEST OFFER" option. We will respond to you within the alotted time but if it has just been listed we will give it the full time period to allow others to make similar offers or purchase. We list many, many items that may be "One of a kind" or simply "One of a kind on the market". These items ussually are placed in collections which are not seen again on the market until once again sold by collectors. If you collect, you realize that is a once in a lifetime occurance for collectors..... If you would like futher information email us at imaginationradio@hotmail.com .
Nick Carter first appeared in a dime novel entitled The Old Detective's Pupil; or, The Mysterious Crime of Madison Square on September 18, 1886. This novel was written by John R. Coryell from a story by Ormond G. Smith, the son of one of the founders of Street & Smith.We located a copy of this Street and Smith New York Weekly paper and it was sold through our store several years ago. We are always on the look out for futher issues of this long running series. In 1915, Nick Carter Weekly became Street & Smith's Detective Story Magazine. In the 1930s, due to the success of The Shadow and Doc Savage, Street & Smith revised Nick Carter as a hero pulp that ran from 1933 to 1936. Novels featuring Carter continued to appear through the 1950s, by which time there was also a popular radio show, Nick Carter, Master Detective, which aired on the Mutual Broadcasting System network from 1943 to 1955 Following the success of the James Bond series in the 1960s, the character was updated for a long-running series of novels featuring the adventures of secret agent Nick Carter, aka the Killmaster. The first book, Run Spy Run, appeared in 1964 and more than 260 Nick Carter-Killmaster adventures were published up until 1990. Two additional books have been erroneously listed as Killmaster novels by some sources: Meteor Eject!, a memoir by an RAF pilot named Nick Carter published in 2000, and a 2005 release entitled Brotherhood which is an autobiography written by singer Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys. The 100th Killmaster novel (appropriately entitled Nick Carter 100) contained an essay on the 1890s version and included a short story featuring the character. It marked one of the few times the Killmaster series acknowledged its historical roots. None of the Nick Carter series of books carried author credits, although it is known that several of the earliest volumes were written by Michael Avallone, while Valerie Moolman wrote some others, making this the first series of its kind to be (significantly) written by a woman. The Nick Carter name was treated as a pseudonym, and many of then volumes were written in the first person.

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