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!


FROST, Donald Wandrei, pulp reprints from CLUES

Fedogan & Bremer, 2000. First edition (stated). Buckram in DJ. Collecting the bizarre exploits of Professor I.V. Frost, one of the most offbeat detectives in pulp-fiction history. Originally published in mid-1930s issues of Street & Smith’s CLUES DETECTIVE, these yarns attained a cult following among collectors. This F&B edition was the first stab at gathering […]

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G-MEN, Aug. 1939, Dan Fowler novel

Excellent issue of this long-running “Thrilling Group” favorite. The Dan Fowler novel is written by the pseudonymous C.K.M. Scanlon. Cover by Rafael de Soto. Condition: What would be a Fine, maybe Fine Plus copy is married by two-inch tear on front cover (see scan), sealed on the inside with two small pieces of tape. Otherwise […]

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INTO THE NIGHT, “lost” Cornell Woolrich novel

Mysterious Press, 1987. First edition (stated). Boards in DJ. Fine in Fine Minus jacket. Woolrich worked on this novel for years but never finished it. Lawrence Bock took up the challlenge to do so at Otto Penzler’s request, and this is the result. A fascinating read and must-have collectible for Woolrich fans. Very minor creasing […]

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JOE SIMON: MY LIFE IN COMICS

Titan Books, 2011. First edition (stated). Cloth in DJ. Vastly entertaining memoir by Simon, who together with artist Jack Kirby created Captain America and a slew of memorable comic-book characters during the 1940s and ’50s. Great info and anecdotes, plus many never-before-seen vintage photographs and classic Golden Age artwork. A delightful book. Fine to As […]

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KING—OF THE KHYBER RIFLES, Talbot Mundy, Grant edition, signed

Donald M. Grant, 1978. First edition (stated). Cloth in DJ. Mundy’s classic adventure yarn was reprinted by Grant with the Joseph Clement Coll illustrations that accompanied the novel’s 1916 serialization in Everybody’s Magazine. This copy is inscribed at the top of the free front endpaper: “With the compliments of the publisher, Donald M. Grant”. About […]

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KNOCKED FOR A LOOP, Craig Rice

Simon & Schuster “Inner Sanctum Mystery,” 1957. First edition (stated). Boards in DJ. Another of Rice’s whodunits featuring bantam lawyer John J. Malone and his wacky pals, Jake and Helene Justus. Fairly common but still eminently collectable. Book is Near Fine except for slight yellowing to pulp-paper text block. Jacket is Very Good Plus with […]

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MYSTERY BOOK, Summer 1948

“Thrilling Group” detective mag boasts one of Brett Halliday’s Michael Shayne novels, “Murder Is a Habit,” plus novelettes by Roy Vickers, Judson P. Philips, and others. Cover by Rudolph Belarski. Condition: Cover printed with a shortage of black ink, making it appear a bit faded. Condition extends to spine and back cover as well. Otherwise […]

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SILVERTIP, Max Brand, high-grade G&D reprint

Grosset & Dunlap, 1942. First edition thus. Cloth in DJ. Reprint of Dodd, Mead’s 1933 hardcover edition of a “Jim Silver” novel by Max Brand, originally published in Street & Smith’s Western Story Magazine. As with the copy of Desert Gold listed elsewhere in this section, this copy is in unusually nice condition for one […]

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THRILLING ADVENTURES, September 1937

A good solid issue of this long-running “Thrilling Group” standby. Contributing authors to this number include veteran pulpsters Hugh B. Cave and Carl Jacobi, who were good friends and regular correspondents during this period. Cover by Arthur Mitchell. Condition: About Fine. Light dust shadow to front cover’s top edge, which also has a tiny chip […]

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