Collectibles For Sale

DESIRABLE ITEMS FOR DISCRIMINATING COLLECTORS OF ADVENTURE, MYSTERY AND MELODRAMA.  ALL PRICES INCLUDE THE COST OF SHIPPING (USPS) AND HANDLING. VINTAGE ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS; ALL SALES ARE FINAL! NEW LISTINGS WILL BE ADDED FREQUENTLY, SO COME BACK OFTEN!


MASKED RIDER WESTERN, December 1946

Wayne Morgan and his faithful Indian companion Blue Hawk ride again in a Masked Rider novel by veteran Western-pulp scribe Walker Tompkins. This copy has a small chip out of lower front cover near spine (see scan) and some small tears and general wear to the back cover. Text block is very lightly yellowed but […]

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MASKED RIDER WESTERN, April 1950

Overall, clean and glossy copy of this Thrilling Group Western title. Tiny chip on top edge of front cover (see scan), small closed tear and crease. Text block very lightly yellowed but still supple. Near Fine. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. ALASKAN, HAWAIIAN, AND INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PAY EXTRA ACCORDING TO […]

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MASKED RIDER WESTERN, October 1951

Nice later issue of this long-running Western hero pulp from the Thrilling Group. But for a diagonal crease cutting across the front cover this issue would easily grade Fine: It’s clean, tight and glossy with creamy supple pages. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. ALASKAN, HAWAIIAN, AND INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PAY EXTRA […]

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EYES OF THE SHADOW, 1935 Ideal Library edition, rare high-grade copy, inscribed by Walter Gibson

Street & Smith’s 1935 Ideal Library hardcover editions of the first three Shadow and first three Doc Savage novels were produced as cheaply as possible to justify their 25-cent price. The stiff, coarse woodpulp paper began acidifying almost immediately, turning brown and brittle within a few years unless stored under optimal conditions. This copy of […]

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THE SHADOW LAUGHS, rare 1935 Ideal Library edition, above-average copy

The first three “Shadow” novels—written in 1931 by Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell and originally published in The Shadow Magazine—were reprinted between hard covers under the auspices of the Ideal Library, a division of Street & Smith. The Ideal Library editions sold for a quarter at a time when most hard-cover novels were priced between […]

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THE SHADOW MAGAZINE, Number One, 1931, rare full-count facsimile edition

This Girasol Collectibles replica is a perfect copy of the April 1931 premiere issue of The Shadow Magazine, featuring the groundbreaking first novel, “The Living Shadow,” written by Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant. The legend began with this 75,000-word mystery, which consumes most of the issue’s 128 pages. Girasol faithfully copied the entire pulp […]

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BLUE BOOK, May 1935, “Hawk of the Wilderness”

From Blue Book‘s peak period, an exceptional issue boasting Herbert Morton Stoops’ classic cover for William Chester’s first Kioga novel, “Hawk of the Wilderness.” This painting was also used for the dust jacket of the Harper & Brothers hardcover first edition of “Hawk.” There’s an all-star lineup of authors contributing back-up stories. Condition: Near Fine. […]

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THE SHADOW, August 15, 1937

As I list this item, it is exactly 80 years old!  It’s the first issue of Shadow to appear after the famous “The Shadow Unmasks” (August 1, 1937). This story too includes the character in his true identity of Kent Allard. Interior illustrations by the great Tom Lovell, who would leave The Shadow for good […]

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ADVENTURE, November 10, 1921, 1st “Jimgrim” story

A key issue of this well-regarded and still-feverishly-collected pulp from its Golden Age. The principal attraction is Talbot Mundy’s   full-length novel “The Adventure at El-Kerak,” the first of his many tales featuring James Schuyler Grim (aka “Jimgrim”), a former U.S. Army intelligence officer who lingers in the Middle East after the First World War. […]

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