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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!


ASTOUNDING STORIES, Dec 1933, scarce issue

The third Street & Smith issue of this long-running SF pulp, which began as a Clayton title, later became Astounding Science Fiction, and ultimately Analog. Editor F. Orlin Tremaine, still finding his way at this time, with this issue established a policy of periodically featuring stories of the “thought-variant” variety—yarns calculated to inspire discussion and […]

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SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE STORY INDEX, 1926-1995

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., 1999. Hardcover in cloth. First edition. Invaluable reference work by Terry A. Murray covers all SF (and SF/Fantasy) pulps and digests published in the seven decades following Hugo Gernsback’s first issue of Amazing Stories in 1926. The list of titles covered goes from A. Merritt’s Fantasy Magazine to Worlds […]

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POPULAR WESTERN, August 1947, Louis L’Amour

Another “Thrilling Group” title, this one began later than the others but established itself early on as a vehicle for dependable if second-rank Westerns. This issue features several recurring characters, the most prominent being Louis L’Amour’s Ranger Chick Bowdrie, in his fifth of many appearances in Popular Western. L’Amour was already a skilled and prolific […]

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UNKNOWN, Nov. and Dec. 1940 issues, L. Ron Hubbard’s “Typewriter in Sky”

This lot of two consecutive issues features some of Unknown‘s very best fiction. I’m selling them as one lot so you’ll get both installments of L. Ron Hubbard’s classic “Typewriter in the Sky,” arguably one of his top five novels. The December issue also contains Jack Williamson’s highly regarded werewolf novella, “Darker Than You Think,” […]

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UNKNOWN, July 1940 issue, L. Ron Hubbard’s “Fear”

The highlight of this issue of John W. Campbell’s exemplary fantasy pulp is L. Ron Hubbard’s novel-length psychological thriller “Fear,” arguably among the top handful of novels he produced during his long career. Illustrated by the great Edd Cartier. Condition: About Fine. Light rubbing to front cover’s spine hinge. Also, note that cover was printed […]

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WESTERN ACES, October 1940

One of the best sellers in A. A. Wyn’s Magazine Publishers line (with its familiar “Ace” trademark). This issue has yarns by reliable second-tier Western scribes such as Walker A. Tompkins, Wayne D. Overholser, J. Edward Leithead, and Homer King Gordon. Cover sports one of George Rozen’s earliest Western-pulp paintings. Condition: Fine. Initials “Mc” heavily […]

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WESTERN SHORT STORIES, September 1940

Western pulp published by Martin Goodman’s Manvis Publications, one of his “Red Circle” group of magazines. Goodman, of course, was the founder of what today is the Marvel Comics empire. Cover by J. W. Scott, who painted most of the Red Circle covers during this period. Stories by reliable but hardly noteworthy second- and third-raters. […]

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TARZAN AND THE FOREIGN LEGION, high-grade 1st edition

Tarzana, CA: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1947. Cloth in dust jacket. First edition (stated). Here’s a lovely copy of the last Tarzan novel published during ERB’s lifetime. It’s a good one, with a World War II background. Condition: Fine in Near Fine jacket. Just a couple of nicks and tiny marks on the wrapper, otherwise […]

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ARGOSY lot of two consecutive issues with Tarzan serial

We have here the September 19 and September 26, 1936 issues of Argosy, containing the first two installments of the three-part serial “Tarzan and the Magic Men,” later published in book form as Tarzan the Magnificent. Hubert Rogers’ cover for the September 19 issue presents the infamous blonde Tarzan. This copy grades Fine, with only […]

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