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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!


AMAZING STORIES, Nov. 1947, high-grade copy

This issue from the editorial tenure of Ray Palmer is dominated by a book-length Don Wilcox novel, “The Giants of Mogo.” Very Fine Minus with a hint of yellowing to pages in text block. A lovely copy. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS.

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THE SHADOW, August 15, 1938

The Shadow novel in this issue, “The Green Hoods,” was one of three optioned by Columbia Pictures in 1939 when they licensed screen rights to the character for a 1940 serial starring Victor Jory. Although Columbia’s writers ultimately came up with their own plot, some elements of “Green Hood” did make it into the film. […]

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AMAZING STORIES, March 1929, 2nd Buck Rogers story

Featuring Philip Francis Nowlan’s “The Airlords of Han,” sequel to his “Armageddon 2419 A.D.” in the August 1928 Amazing. This short novel, illustrated on the front cover by Frank R. Paul, concludes the adventures of Anthony Rogers, later known in comics, movies, radio dramas and TV shows as Buck Rogers. Condition: Without the chip at […]

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FANTASTIC ADVENTURES, February 1940, GGA-giant spider cover

The sister magazine to Ray Palmer’s incarnation of Amazing Stories was initially “bedsheet” size; this is one of the earliest issues. Features “The Prince of Mars Returns” by Phil Nowlan, who created the character that became known as Buck Rogers. Classic cover has leggy lady being menaced by a giant spider. Painted by Robert Fuqua. […]

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DARKER THAN YOU THINK, Jack Williamson, 1st ed. in dust jacket

Reading, PA: Fantasy Press, 1948. Cloth in unclipped dust jacket. First edition in first-state binding. Original Fantasy Press order form is tipped in. Williamson expanded his classic 1940 novella in Street & Smith’s Unknown for this Fantasy Press edition. The memorable story presents a logical foundation for lycanthropy and witchcraft. The jacket painting is by […]

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DETECTIVE TALES, May 1946, 2nd app. John D. MacDonald, file copy

This long-running Popular Publications crime pulp didn’t have the big assortment of recurring characters such as those found in the company’s Black Mask and Dime Detective, but it published a good deal of excellent fiction in the Forties. He sold one short story to a pulp in 1936 and spent ten years (with World War […]

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ADVENTURE, July 1947

Typical issue from the latter days of Ken White’s eight-year turn as editor of this venerable pulp. Cover by Peter Stevens. Contents include one of the popular Luigi Caradosso stories by F. R. Buckley and Steve Frazee’s lead novelette. Condition: except for two chips out of back-cover edge, Fine with complete bright spine and lightly […]

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AMAZING STORIES, January 1948

Post-WWII issue edited by Ray Palmer. No “Shaver Mystery” content here, just stories by Palmer regulars including Rog Phillips, Chester S. Geier, Don Wilcox, etc. Condition: Fine, with clean covers and complete, brightly colored spine, lightly yellowed but supple text block. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. ALASKAN, HAWAIIAN, AND INTERNATIONAL […]

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AMAZING STORIES, February 1949

Typical issue from late in Ray Palmer’s tenure as editor, with stories by the usual suspects: Rog Phillips, Alexander Blade, etc. Robert Gibson Jones cover. Condition: Fine, with clean, glossy covers and brightly colored spine, lightly yellowed but supple text block. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. ALASKAN, HAWAIIAN, AND INTERNATIONAL […]

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