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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!


Jon Tuska, THE FILMING OF THE WEST, 1st edition

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1976. Large octavo, hardcover in dust jacket. First edition. Tuska’s book is hardly “the definitive behind-the-scenes history” its front-cover blurb promises; it’s riddled with factual errors (most minor, but some major) and questionable conclusions drawn from incomplete data, and the author commits the unpardonable sin of using his tome […]

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ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, June 1938, high-grade

Excellent issue from the title’s early Golden Age, a few months after John W. Campbell assumed the editorship and began to remake Astounding in his own image. Jack Williamson is on hand with “The Legion of Time,” Manly Wade Wellman with “Men Against the Stars,” and Raymond Z. Gallun with the excellent, little-known “Seeds of […]

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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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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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Sam Moskowitz, ed., SCIENCE FICTION BY GASLIGHT, 1st edition

Cleveland/New York: World Publishing Company, 1968. Octavo, hardcover and dust jacket. First edition. Review copy with publisher’s slip tipped in. This history and anthology of early (1891-1911) science fiction is not quite as indispensable as the same author’s Under the Moons of Mars, but it’s still a must-have for serious fans and collectors of the […]

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Maxwell Grant [Walter B. Gibson], THE SHADOW AND THE GOLDEN MASTER

New York: The Mysterious Press, 1984. Large octavo, hardcover in unclipped dust jacket. First edition (stated). A facsimile reprint of The Shadow’s first two encounters with master villain Shiwan Khan, “The Golden Master” and “Shiwan Khan Returns,” both originally published in 1939 issues of The Shadow Magazine. Photographed directly from the pulp pages, this handsome […]

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WILD WEST WEEKLY, October 21, 1933

Lee Bond’s Oklahoma Kid, among the most popular of WWW’s first wave of recurring characters, gets the W. H. Hinton cover of this 1933 issue, which boasts the usual array of hard-ridin’, straight shootin’ heroes. Condition is Near Fine: small closed tear about halfway down the front cover, minor tear at spine heel carefully repaired […]

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