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!


ADVENTURE, October 1940

Very strong issue, one of the last edited by Howard Bloomfield. Walter Baumhofer cover, excellent story lineup. Fairfax Downey’s “War Horse” covers the same ground — almost exactly — as the later novel made into a 2011 movie by Steven Spielberg. About Fine, very light handling wear. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC BUYERS. INTERNATIONAL […]

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ADVENTURE, April 1941

Stockton Mulford cover on excellent issue. Condition: Very Good Plus/Near Fine. No major defects, just light overhang wear and a few small pen marks on front cover. Text block is very lightly and evenly yellowed but supple. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC BUYERS. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PAY EXTRA ACCORDING TO WEIGHT AND DESTINATION, AND MUST […]

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ADVENTURE, October 1941

Nice copy, Albin Henning cover. About Fine, very minor overhang wear. Lightly yellowed text block. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC BUYERS. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PAY EXTRA ACCORDING TO WEIGHT AND DESTINATION, AND MUST INQUIRE FOR SHIPPING RATE BEFORE PURCHASING.

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ADVENTURE, August 1942

Nice copy with Edgar Franklin Wittmack cover. About Fine: clean and bright with complete white spine. Barely noticeable diagonal crease on upper front cover.  Text block is supple with just a hint of yellowing. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC BUYERS. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PAY EXTRA ACCORDING TO WEIGHT AND DESTINATION, AND MUST INQUIRE FOR SHIPPING […]

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ADVENTURE, November 1942

Sharp wartime issue with Charles DeFeo cover. The longer-than-usual overhangs show some wear, but the covers are clean and glossy. Small nick on spine hinge at upper front cover. Text block is lightly but evenly yellowed.  Overall a very nice copy. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC BUYERS. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PAY EXTRA ACCORDING TO WEIGHT […]

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ADVENTURE, February 1943

This “All-Star Old-Timers Issue” features stories by some of Adventure‘s top contributors of the late Twenties and Thirties. Condition: Very Good Plus.  There’s some minor silverfishing to the upper right cover edges (more prominent on the back cover).  Spine heel is nicked, about one-eighth inch gone. Inside pages are lightly yellowed and supple. PRICE INCLUDES […]

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DETECTIVE FICTION WEEKLY, January 27, 1934, first appearance of Park Ave Hunt Club

The lead novelette, “The Hawk,” introduces Judson P. Philips’ Park Avenue Hunt Club, the New York-based vigilantes of crime modeled after Edgar Wallace’s Four Just Men. The Hunt Club stories, of which there were several dozen, were among the most popular in Detective Fiction Weekly. Several other series characters represented in this above-average issue are […]

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Three BLUE BOOK Issues: 9/36, 8/37, 2/38

Three Thirties issues of what was arguably the classiest pulp magazine in terms of design, production, and illustrative material. They are perfect representative issues from this period in Blue Book history. The backbone of the pulp’s mid-Thirties contributor roster — H. Bedford-Jones (under various names), Fulton Grant, Beatrice Grimshaw, Carl Sandburg, Leland Jamieson, William Makin, […]

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Johnston McCulley, THE SCARLET SCOURGE, Chelsea House 1st edition

New York: Chelsea House, 1925. Octavo, cloth, no DJ. First edition. Condition: bumped corners, very slight fraying to top of spine, otherwise Very Good. Another McCulley character, introduced in a story originally serialized in Street & Smith’s Detective Story Magazine. One of the rarer Chelsea House editions of a McCulley yarn. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND […]

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