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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!


ARGOSY, September 12, 1936

Besides the Frederick Painton novelette pictured on Rudolph Berlarski cover, this issue has several fine serial installments, including one from L. G. Blochman’s mystery “Bengal Fire” and the conclusion of Johnston McCulley’s Don Peon, Zorro variation No. 648.  Condition: Minor nicks in very full overhangs, otherwise Fine/Very Fine with off-white paper. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND […]

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ARGOSY, May 9, 1937

Beginning Max Brand’s “Big Game.” Standout story, though, is Donald Barr Chidsey’s whodunit, “This Man Was Murdered!” Condition: Small closed tear (quarter-inch) at spine head and a couple small nicks in overhangs, otherwise Fine/Very Fine with lightly yellowed text block. Sharp copy. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS.

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MASKED RIDER, April 1948

Lead novel by Chuck martin. Cover by George Rozen. Condition: some tears and minor chipping to overhangs, overall a solid Fine with off-white text block. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS.

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MASKED RIDER, February 1949

Lead novel by Walker Tompkins, back-up stories by Nels Leroy Jorgensen, A. Leslie, and L. P. Holmes. George Rozen cover. Condition: Cover bound slightly off-center, resulting in minor wear to longer overhang. Otherwise Fine/Very Fine with off-white to lightly yellowed text block. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS.

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WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, 1934 combined first edition, high grade

Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1934. Octavo, hardcover in facsimile dust jacket. First edition thus. Although the jacket, boards, and contents page all give the title as When Worlds Collide, this is actually Lippincott’s first combined edition of When and its sequel, After Worlds Collide. The issue point indicating a first is black stain on […]

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BLACK MASK #1, Girasol facsimile

Full-count facsimile reprint of this legendary pulp’s first issue (April 1920). This is the reprint published some years ago by the Canada-based Girasol Collectibles. Girasol’s pulp facsimiles were assembled by hand and therefore relatively few copies were produced. Now out of print, they’ve become collectible items in their own right. This copy is unread and […]

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THE RINGER, 1929 Edgar Wallace playscript, 1st edition

Mystery writer Edgar Wallace authored a good many plays as well, but none was more popular (or important) than The Ringer, based on his novel The Gaunt Stranger. It was produced in 1926 by Gerald du Maurier and opened in London. A phenomenal success, The Ringer subsequently had five movie adaptations and Wallace wrote a […]

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WILD WEST WEEKLY, August 30, 1930

A nice early issue of the venerable Street & Smith pulp, with cover by Remington Schuyler and stories by most of the regulars, including top gun Paul S. Powers writing as Ward M. Stevens. Some slight tattering of the front cover’s bottom overhang, otherwise in Fine condition. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U. […]

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THE SHADOW, August 15, 1938

The Shadow novel in this issue, “The Green Hoods,” was one of three optioned by Columbia Pictures in 1939 when they licensed screen rights to the character for a 1940 serial starring Victor Jory. Although Columbia’s writers ultimately came up with their own plot, some elements of “Green Hood” did make it into the film. […]

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