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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!


GALAXY lot of 3 issues with Fred Pohl’s 1st solo novel

Galaxy‘s March, April and May 1956 issues serialize Frederik Pohl’s Slave Ship, which takes place during a future war in which telepaths operate as spys. Other notable authors represented in these issues include Willy Ley, Robert Sheckley, and L. Sprague de Camp. All three issue are in Fine condition with lightly yellowed pages. PRICE INCLUDES […]

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GALAXY lot of 3 issues with classic Simak novel

Galaxy, December 1952, January and February 1953. These three issues serialize Clifford D. Simak’s Ring Around the Sun, considered by some scholars to be his best novel, and by others second only to his City. It’s about mutants who cleverly insinuate themselves into a society. These issues also feature excellent stories by such SF luminaries […]

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GALAXY, June 1953, early Philip K. Dick

In his second year as a published fictioneer, Dick contributes “Colony,” about a spaceship’s visit to an uncharted planet. Other notable authors in this issue include Willy Ley and Robert Sheckley. Condition: About Fine, with minor handling wear, small chip out of spine heel, and lightly yellowed text block with a light tan “halo.” PRICE […]

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GALAXY, April 1953, Kurt Vonnegut’s 1st SF story

Vonnegut makes his SF debut with the short story “Unready to Wear.” Other notable authors in this early issue include Murray Leinster, Robert Sheckley, and Willy Ley. Condition: Fine/Very Fine with creamy, supple pages. An outstanding copy of this important issue. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC BUYERS. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PAY EXTRA ACCORDING TO WEIGHT […]

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THE SHADOW, October 15, 1940, high grade

Featuring “City of Fear,” with Theodore Tinsley writing as Maxwell Grant. Also included in “The Highway Kid,” another adventure of Danny Garrett by Steve Fisher writing as Grant Lane. Graves Gladney cover. This is a Fine to Very Fine copy with creamy pages. Slight bump to upper right corner keeps me from giving it the […]

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WEST, December 1945, Zorro story

“Thrilling Group” Western pulp with a distinguished lineage: It began life in 1926 as a Doubleday pulp, then was sold to Ranger Publications, and finally to Ned Pines’ Better Publications. The highlight of this late wartime issue is “Zorro Lays a Ghost” by Johnston McCulley, one of the early stories in the series that ran in […]

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RANGE RIDERS WESTERN, December 1945

“Thrilling Group” Western hero pulp featuring the adventures of Cattlemen’s Association investigator Steve Reese and his fighting aides. This issue’s novel, “Feast of Flaming Guns,” was written by Zorro creator Johnston McCulley. Scarce wartime issue. This copy is a little ragged on the front cover’s bottom edge but otherwise Fine with text block of slightly-darker-than-cream […]

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Marion Zimmer Bradley, THE BRASS DRAGON. 1st edition.

London: Methuen, 1978. Small octavo, hardcover in dust jacket. First edition thus. Bradley’s SF yarn about an amnesiac boy captured by aliens and brought to Mars is one of her best. This edition is relatively scarce. Condition: Fine in Fine jacket, with just a hint of yellowing to text block, which is common with this […]

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Marion Zimmer Bradley, CASTLE TERROR. 1st edition.

Surrey, Great Britain: Severn House, 1994. Octavo, hardcover in dust jacket. First edition thus. Bradley’s combination of horror and “Had I but Known” mystery, originally published in 1965 as a Lancer paperback. Condition: Fine in Fine jacket; very nearly As New.  Unread copy in non-clipped jacket. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC BUYERS. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS […]

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