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For the original edition, see Hunting for Hidden Gold (original text).

Hunting for Hidden Gold
House name Franklin W. Dixon
Ghostwriter James Buechler[1]
Outline Harriet S. Adams[1]
Illustrator Rudy Nappi[2]
Cover artist Rudy Nappi
Publication information
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Producer Stratemeyer Syndicate
Media type Hardcover
Pages 177
ISBN ISBN 044808905X
Series The Hardy Boys
Preceded by The Missing Chums
Followed by The Shore Road Mystery


Hunting for Hidden Gold is the fifth book in The Hardy Boys Original series. It was first published in 1928 by Grosset & Dunlap, and then revised and re-released in 1963. In October 2017 Grosset & Dunlap will release a version with new cover art. This will be the first time that new cover art is made based on the Revised Text, as the cover art that was on the revised book prior to October 2017 was first used for the Original Text in 1959.

Plot summary

Frank Hardy and younger brother Joe head to Montana, in search of hidden treasure, supposedly hidden near the small village of Lucky Lode. Not long after arriving in the town, the brothers life is threatened by an unknown enemy and they soon find themselves in a treasure hunting race against a band of ruthless gangsters.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Who Wrote the Hardy Boys? at
  2. The Missing Chums Major Edition Types at The Hardy Boys Unofficial Home Page

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