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, February 1949

Lead novel by Walker Tompkins, back-up stories by Nels Leroy Jorgensen, A. Leslie, and L. P. Holmes. George Rozen cover. Condition: Cover bound slightly off-center, resulting in minor wear to longer overhang. Otherwise Fine/Very Fine with off-white to lightly yellowed text block. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS.

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H.P. Lovecraft, AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Extremely scarce Arkham House item!

This small booklet, published by Arkham House for London’s Villiers Press, reprints Lovecraft’s Autobiography: Some Notes on a Nonentity, which originally appeared in the 1943 Arkham collection Beyond the Wall of Sleep. August Derleth annotates Lovecraft’s essay for this version, disputing and/or rebutting some of HPL’s statements. It was not an official Arkham House release […]

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RADIO MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE, Jim Harmon, o.o.p. OTR reference book

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company Inc., 1992. Octavo, cloth w/o DJ (as originally issued). First edition. A revised and expanded version of Harmon’s 1967 book THE GREAT RADIO HEROES. Informative and evocative historical essays covering such classic radio shows as I LOVE A MYSTERY, THE SHADOW, THE LONE RANGER, SUPERMAN, JACK ARMSTRONG, DICK TRACY, […]

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BURROUGHS BULLETIN #94, Spring 2015, Tarzan serials

For this issue of the premier journal for fans of Edgar Rice Burroughs and his immortal creations, Blood ‘n’ Thunder editor Ed Hulse contributed articles on two cliffhanger serials featuring ERB’s Ape Man: the long-lost silent TARZAN THE MIGHTY (1928) and the Burroughs-produced NEW ADVENTURES OF TARZAN (1935). Each article contains much previously unpublished information […]

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WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, 1934 combined first edition, high grade

Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1934. Octavo, hardcover in facsimile dust jacket. First edition thus. Although the jacket, boards, and contents page all give the title as When Worlds Collide, this is actually Lippincott’s first combined edition of When and its sequel, After Worlds Collide. The issue point indicating a first is black stain on […]

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THE IMMORTAL STORM, Sam Moskowitz history of early SF fandom

Westport, CT: Hyperion Press, 1988. Octavo, hardcover without jacket as issued. Originally serialized over a period of several years in the fanzine Fantasy Commentator, this history of the first decade of science-fiction fandom (1930-1940) makes an immensely fascinating read. Moskowitz, an active participant who mentions himself in the third person, writes it in an often […]

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BLACK MASK #1, Girasol facsimile

Full-count facsimile reprint of this legendary pulp’s first issue (April 1920). This is the reprint published some years ago by the Canada-based Girasol Collectibles. Girasol’s pulp facsimiles were assembled by hand and therefore relatively few copies were produced. Now out of print, they’ve become collectible items in their own right. This copy is unread and […]

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THE RINGER, 1929 Edgar Wallace playscript, 1st edition

Mystery writer Edgar Wallace authored a good many plays as well, but none was more popular (or important) than The Ringer, based on his novel The Gaunt Stranger. It was produced in 1926 by Gerald du Maurier and opened in London. A phenomenal success, The Ringer subsequently had five movie adaptations and Wallace wrote a […]

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WILD WEST WEEKLY, August 30, 1930

A nice early issue of the venerable Street & Smith pulp, with cover by Remington Schuyler and stories by most of the regulars, including top gun Paul S. Powers writing as Ward M. Stevens. Some slight tattering of the front cover’s bottom overhang, otherwise in Fine condition. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. […]

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