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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!


LEO MARGULIES: GIANT OF THE PULPS, biography

Altus Press, 2017 trade paperback. First edition. Biography of the long-running editorial director of Ned Pines’ Standard Publications, home of the “Thrilling Group” pulp magazines. Written by Philip Sherman, the great man’s nephew, who brings a lot of behind-the-scenes stories to light. Required reference for pulp fans. Condition: As New, unread copy. Originally published at […]

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MAGAZINES I REMEMBER, Hugh B. Cave pulp history

Tattered Pages Press, 1994 trade paperback. First edition. This incomparable fictioneer, who penned pulp stories in almost every single genre over a two-decade period and late in life revived his writing career, presents a first-hand history of rough-paper craftsmanship in this epistolary account: the book mostly takes the form of correspondence between Cave and fellow […]

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ALIAS MR DEATH, Altus Press reprint

This 2009 Altus Press trade paperback reprints all nine installments of the sensational 1932 novel written by D. L. Champion and originally serialized in Thrilling Detective. It also includes two 1939 sequel stories written by George Fielding Elliott, and a different Mr Death adventure by Harold Ward. Condition: As New, unread copy. Originally published at […]

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DIME WESTERN, December 1942, 10th anniversary issue

Excellent issue of long-running Popular Publications pulp, at this time the best-selling Western pulp on the market. Condition: About Fine. Some minor edge wear and creasing to covers, but overall clean and exceptionally glossy. Text block is off-white to very lightly yellowed and supple. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS.  SORRY, […]

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THE DOOR BETWEEN, Ellery Queen, Triangle 1st edition, high grade

This classic Ellery Queen whodunit (adapted for the 1940 film Ellery Queen, Master Detective), originally published in 1937 by Stokes, was reprinted by Triangle Books in a bargain-priced edition sold in department stores. It went through multiple printings, but this copy is from the April 1941 first printing and use the original’s plates and dust-jacket […]

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SENSUOUS SCIENCE FICTION FROM THE WEIRD AND SPICY PULPS

Bowling Green State University Popular Press in 1984 published this seven-novelette collection of sexy science-fiction pulp yarns, compiled by long-time fan and editor Sheldon Jaffery. It’s one of the most desirable Popular Press anthlogies ever issued and has been out of print for decades. Condition: As New, unread copy. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO […]

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UNKNOWN, April 1939, first app. L. Ron Hubbard, high grade

Second issue of this distinguished fantasy pulp edited by Astounding Science Fiction‘s John W. Campbell. Cover story is the first of many written for Unknown by L. Ron Hubbard, at this time finally hitting his stride. Cover by Graves Gladney, interior illos by Edd Cartier, Hubert Rogers, Paul Orban. Condition: Fine, maybe Fine Plus. Very […]

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UNKNOWN, June 1939, Norvell W. Page

Chief Spider scribe Norvell Page contributes the first of his two “Prester John” novels for this fourth issue of Unknown. Other contributors include J. Allan Dunn, L. Sprague de Camp, and Thomas Calvert McClary. Cover by H. W. Scott. Condition: Very Good/Very Good Plus. Better than the average copy but certainly not high grade. Front […]

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UNKNOWN, August 1939, first app. Fahfrd and the Gray Mouser

One of the most beloved teams in fantasy-pulp fiction, Fritz Leiber Jr.’s Fahfrd and the Gray Mouser, make their debut in “Two Sought Adventure,” one of several memorable yarns in this early issue. Also represented with stories are L. Ron Hubbard, Henry Kuttner, Lester del Rey, and Donald Wandrei. Cover by Graves Gladney. Condition: Good/Very […]

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