The Whispering Box Mystery -John Blaine 1948 Grosset & Dunlap vintage HB

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Condition:  Acceptable: Signs of wear and consistent use.  Frontispiece, map endpapers. See images for the condition of this book.

Blurb:  Rick and Scotty meet Agent Steve Ames of JANIG in this volume and work with Dr. Weiss and Dr. Zircon to keep government secrets out of the wrong hands. The action is close to home this time, the majority of the adventure taking place in Washington DC. The Rick Brant books were a series of boys' (today they'd just be labeled "y.a.") scientific (originally called "electronic") adventures that were written between the late '40s and '60s. They were in many ways superior to the better-known Tom Swift, Jr. books; they were more realistic and included descriptions of projects and puzzles that engaged the reader, as well as having more down-to-earth settings and set-ups and more realistic and likable characters. Rick lived on Spindrift Island, the location of a small but superior scientific facility headed by his father, Hartson Brant, along with his friend Scotty (who was originally an ex-Marine veteran of World War Two), his younger sister Barby, his mother (who was never named other than "Mom"

Series:  (Rick Brant Science-Adventures #5)