#25 The Mystery of the Dancing Devil

By William Arden (Dennis Lynds), 1976
HB 1976. Cover by Jack Hearne.
Scholastic circa 1980, Hearne cover
Keyhole Cover 1985, Adragna art
Hitchcock cover 1981, Adragna cover
Back to Original Series page.
Random House Trade and GLB Hardbound Editions

First Printed: 1976
Cover Art: Jack Hearne
Internal Illustrations: Jack Hearne
ISBN's: Trade Ed. 0-394-83289-2; GLB 0-394-93289-7

Trade & GLB Edition First Printing Identifier: 1234567890 numberline on the copyright page.

Other Hardbound Trade Edition First Printing Traits:
- Glossy cover finish
- Plain white endpapers
- Back cover lists to "The Mystery of the Dancing Devil"

Notes: 1st and 4th printings are commonly found in the Trade Edition while 2nd and 3rd printings are quite scarce.
Random House First Paperback Edition
"Hitchcock Cover"

First Printed: 1981
Cover Art: Robert Adragna
Internal Illustrations: None
ISBN: 0-394-84862-4

First Printing Identifier: 1234567890 numberline on the copyright page.

Notes: As with all of The Three Investigators paperback titles printed in 1981, this book can be found with the Mystery Quiz/Bookmark page attached inside the front or back cover.
Scholastic Book Services Paperback Edition

First Printed: April 1978
Cover Art: Jack Hearne
Internal Illustrations: None
ID#: TK 3942

First Printing Identifier: 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 numberline on the copyright page.
Random House Revised Paperback Edition
"Keyhole Cover"

First Printed: 1984
Cover Art: Robert Adragna
Internal Illustrations: None
ISBN: 0-394-86425-5

First Printing Identifier: 1234567890 numberline on the copyright page.