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Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp comic books

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 1 #1


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Light tan to Cream
    • Book length crease on back cover. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Sept-Oct 1939. 1st issue. Text Cover. Sci-Fi/Fantasy stories by A. Merritt "The Moon Pool", Manly Wade Wellman "Space Station No.1", Todd Robbins, Robert Neal Leath, Ray Cummings, Donald Wandrei, and J.U. Giesy. Uncredited illustrations. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 1 #2


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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Nov 1939. Text Cover. Sci-Fi/Fantasy stories by A. Merritt ("Conquest of the Moon Pool" - part 1 of 6"), J. P. Marshall, Garett P. Serviss, George Allan England, Austin Hall, and Leslie Burton Blades. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay. 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 1 #3


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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.

    Dec 1939. Text Cover. Sci-Fi/Fantasy stories by A. Merritt ("Conquest of the Moon Pool" - part 2 of 6"), Ralphe Milne Farley, Waldemar Kaempffert, Homer Eon Flint, Philip Fisher, and Edison Tesla Marshall. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Frank R. Paul. 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 1 #4
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 1 #4


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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Jan 1940. Text Cover. Sci-Fi/Fantasy stories by A. Merritt ("Conquest of the Moon Pool" - part 3 of 6"), Garrett Smith, Francis Stevens, Ralphe Milne Farley, R. F. Starzl, Robert Wilbul Lull & Lillian M. Ainsworth, and Fred C. Smale. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Frank R. Paul. 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 1 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 1 #5


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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 20%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 50%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    In this issue: A. Merritt, Eando Binder, Ralph Milne Farley

    Volume 1, Issue 5 - February, 1940. 6.5" x 9", 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 1 #6
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 1 #6


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Interior page detached (all pages are present). Front cover detached 50%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 1, Issue 6 - March, 1940. 6.5" x 9", 132 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 2 #1
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 2 #1


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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 25%. Back cover detached 40%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 2 #2


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • 2" Spine split from top of book. Foxing. Soiling.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 20%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    "Three Lines of Old French" a novelette by A. Merritt, plus "Pegasus" a short story by Henry Kuttner.

    Volume 2, Issue 2 - May, 1940. 6.75" x 9", 130 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 2 #3
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 2 #3


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 20%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 40%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 50%. No Back Cover. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. No Back Cover. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Moderate.

    Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 2 #4
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 2 #4


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Slight.

    Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 2 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 2 #5


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 20%. Back cover detached 20%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Tan to Cream
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Slight.

    "The Other Man's Blood" by Ray Cummings, a complete novelette.

    Volume 2, Issue 5 - December, 1940. Cover by Frank R. Paul. "The Sun-Makers" by Will McMorrow, "The Other Man's Blood" by Ray Cummings, and "The Sleep of Ages" by Stuart Martin. 6 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 116 pages, black and white (text with illustrations). Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #6
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 2 #6


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 2, Issue 6 - February, 1941. 6.75" x 9", 114 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

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    $25 FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES February 1941 Virgil Finlay Cover Fine condition

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  • Vol. 3 #1
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 3 #1


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 30%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 25%.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    April, 1941. Cover by Virgil Finlay. Fiction stories by Francis Stevens and Will McMorrow. Verses by Langdon Smith and Robert W. Lowndes. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 114 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #2
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 3 #2


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    "John Ovington returns" a short story by Max Brand.

    June 1942. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "Beyond The Great Oblivion" by George Allan England, "John Ovington Returns" by Max Brand, "The Whereabouts of Mr. Moses Bailey" by James B. Nevin. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 128 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 3 #3
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 3 #3


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Slight.

    "The Metal Monster" a book length novel by A. Merritt.

    Volume 111, Issue 3 - August, 1942. "Metal Monster" by A. Merritt, and "Afraid of his Shadow" Dorothy Donnell Calhoun. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 128 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 3 #4
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 3 #4


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 20%. Back cover detached 30%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Front cover detached 30%. Back cover detached 30%. Water damage: Extensive.

    "The Color Out of Space" a complete novelette by H.P. Lovecraft.

    Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 3 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 3 #5


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 30%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 50%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Brittle
    • Front cover detached 80%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Slight.

    "Crimes of the Year 2000" a short story by Ray Cummings, plus "The Lost Garden" a short story by Max Brand.

    December 1941. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "The Afterglow" by George Allan England, "The Lost Garden" by Max Brand, and "Crimes of the Year 2000" by Ray Cummings. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 128 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 3 #6
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 3 #6


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Color touch. Book length crease on front cover. Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 3, Issue 6 - February, 1942. Published by Frank A. Munsey. 6.75" x 9.75", 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 4 #1
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 4 #1


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream
    • Mold. Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Extensive.

    "Radio Planet and the Ant Men" by Ralph Milne Farley.

    April 1942. Stories: "The Radio Planet" by Ralph Milne Farley, and "An Unnatural Feud" by Norman Douglas. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 128 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 4 #2


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Staple rust. Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Book length crease on front cover. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Cover Wrap Detached. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    "Burn, Witch, Burn!" a complete book length novel by Abraham Merritt, plus Crime of the Year 2000: No.2" a short story by Ray Cummings.

    Volume 4, Issue 2 - June, 1942. Cover by Virgil Finlay. 6.5" x 9.5". 146 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 4 #3
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 4 #3


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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Extensive.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • 2" cumulative spine split, 3"tear in first page.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Volume 4, Issue 3 - July, 1942. Cover by Virgil Finlay. Fantasy stories "Polaris - of the Snows" by Charles B. Stilson and "Serapion" by Francis Stevens. Interior artwork by Virgil Finlay and Frank R. Paul. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 148 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 4 #4
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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • 5 1/2" crease on front cover. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
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    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 90%. Back cover detached 70%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Extensive.

    "Creep, Shadow!" a complete book-lenght by novel by A. Merritt.

    Volume 4, Issue 4 - August, 1942. Cover by Virgil Finlay. Fantasy stories "Creep, Shadow!" by Abraham Merritt, "A Roman Resurrection" by Lee Meriwether, and "The Outcast" by E. F. Benson. Interior artwork by Virgil Finlay and Frank R. Paul. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 146 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 4 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 4 #5


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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 20%. Back cover detached 25%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 30%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    "A Brand New World" a book length novel by Ray Cummings.

    September 1942. Cover by Virgil Finlay. Fantasy stories "A Brand New World" by Ray Cummings, "Wild Wullie, the Waster" by Tod Robbins, and "The Horla" by Guy de Maupassant. Interior artwork by Virgil Finlay and Frank R. Paul. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 4 #6
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 4 #6


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Book length creasing on back cover. Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Back cover detached 60%. Front Cover Detached. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 4, Issue 6 - October, 1942. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "The Elixir of Hate" by George Allan England and "Into the Infinite" by Austin Hall. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Frank R. Paul. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2, 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #1
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 5 #1


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    • Paper: Off white
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from top of book. Foxing. Soiling.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Front cover detached 60%. Back Cover Detached. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    "The Demoiselle D'Ys" a short story by Robert Chambers.

    Volume 5, Issue 1 - November, 1942. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "The Mouthpiece of Zitu" by J. U. Giesy, "Into the Infinite" (part 2 of 4) by Austin Hall, and "The Demoiselle D'Ys" by Robert Chambers. Illustrations by Frank R. Paul and Virgil Finlay. 6.75-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 146 newsprint pages. Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #2
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 5 #2


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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 30%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream
    • Back cover detached 20%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Cover Wrap Detached. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Moderate.

    "The Golden City" a book-length novel by Ralph Milney Farley.

    Published by Frank A. Munsey Cover price $0.25.

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    $25 Famous Fantastic Mysteries December 1942 Virgil Finlay Cover VG

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  • Vol. 5 #3
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 5 #3


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 25%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back Cover Detached. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. No Back Cover. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
  • Vol. 5 #4
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 5 #4


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    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    "The Iron Star" a book-length novel by John Taine, plus "Doorway into Time" a novelette by C.L. Moore, and "The Yellow Sign" a novelette Robert W. Chambers.

    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Volume 5, Issue 5 - December, 1943. Cover by Lawrence Stevens. "King of the Gray Spaces" by Ray Bradbury, and other stories by J. Leslie Mitchell, William Hope Hodgson, and Robert W. Chambers. Illustrations by Hannes Bok. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 148 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    March 1944. Cover and illustrations by Lawrence. "The Man Who Was Thursday (A Nightmare)" by G. K. Chesterton and "The Ghost Pirates" by William Hope Hodgson. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 144 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Greatest Adventure" a book length novel by John Taine, plus "The Wendigo" a novelette by Algernon Blackwood.

    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Novel of the White Powder" a short novel by Arthur Machen.

    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "Before I Wake" a short story by Henry Kuttner.

    Volume 6 Number 4, March, 1945. Art and Cover by Lawrence. "The Machine Stops" by Wayland Smith, and "Before I Wake" by Henry Kuttner. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Boats of Glen Carrig" a book-length novel by William H. Hodgson.

    Volume 6 Number 5, June, 1945. Art and Cover by Lawrence. "The Boats of Glen Carrig" by William H. Hodgson, and "Even a Worm" by Henry Kuttner. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "Phra the Phoenician" a book-length novel by Edwin Lester Arnold.

    September 1945. Cover and illustrations by Lawrence. "Phra the Phoenician" by Edwin Lester Arnold, and "Heaven Only Knows" by Joe Archibald. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Ancient Allan" a book-length novel by H. Rider Haggard.

    December 1945. Cover and illustrations by Lawrence. "The Ancient Allan" by H. Rider Haggard, and "The Hashish Man" by Lord Dunsany. Illustrations by Lawrence and Ronald Clyne. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "Before the Dawn" a book-length novel by John Taine.

    February 1946. Cover and illustrations by Lawrence. "Before the Dawn" by John Taine, "The House of the Secret" by Claude Farrere. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Willow" a novelette by Algernon Blackwood.

    April 1946. Cover by Lawrence Stevens. Fantasy stories "The Island of Captain Sparrow" by S. Fowler Wright, "The Willows" by Algernon Blackwood, and "Roderick's Story" by E. F. Benson. Illustrations by Lawrence Stevens and Ronald Clyne. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    June 1946. Cover and illustrations by Lawrence. "The Undying Monster" by Jessie Douglas Kerruish, and "The Novel of the Black Seal" by Arthur Machen. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Secret of the Growing Gold" a short story by Bram Stoker.

    August 1946. Cover by Lawrence Stevens. "The Twenty-Fifth Hour" by Herbert Best, and "The Secret of the Growing Gold" by Bram Stoker. Interior artwork by Lawrence Stevens and Ronald Clyne. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Island of Dr. Moreau" a book-length novel by H.G. Wells.

    October 1946. Cover and interior illustrations by Lawrence and Finlay. "The Island of Dr. Moreau" by H.G. Wells, "Third Person Singular" by Clemence Dane, "Daemon" by C. L. Moore, "The Burial of the Rats" by Bram Stoker. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    December 1946. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "Unthinkable" by Francis Sibson, "At the Farmhouse" by E. F. Benson, "And Not in Peace" by George Whitley. Illustrations by Lawrence and Finlay. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Feb 1947. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "The Star Rover" by Jack London, "The Angry Street--A Bad Dream" by G. K. Chesterton, and "The Spectre Spiders" by W. James Wintle. Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Lawrence. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Volume 8, Issue 4 - April, 1947. Cover by Lawrence. "Allan and the Ice-Gods" by H. Rider Haggard, "Passeur" by Robert W. Chambers, "Prison In Time" by V. E. Thiessen. Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Lawrence. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    June 1947. Cover by Finlay. "The People of the Ruins" by Edward Shanks, and "Caterpillars" by E. F. Benson. Interior illustrations Lawrence. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Volume 8, Issue 6 - August, 1947. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "Minimum Man, or, Time to Be Gone" by Andrew Marvell, and "Boomerang" by George Whitley. Interior Illustrations by Lawrence, Bok, and Austin. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; 134 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Day of the Deepies" a short story by Murray Leinster.

    Volume 9, Issue 1 - October, 1947. "The City of Wonder" by E. Charles Vivian, "The Day of the Deepies" by Murray Leinster, and other short stories. Interior illustrations by Finlay, Bok, and Napoli. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 134 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Horror of the Heights" a book-length novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Volume 9, Issue 2 - December, 1947. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "The Man Who Went Back" by Warwick Deeping, "Atlantis' Exile" by Cyril Hume and "The Horror of Heights" by A. Conan Doyle. Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Lawrence. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 25%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Moderate.

    Volume 9, Issue 3 - February, 1948. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "The Peacemaker" by C. S. Forester, "Planet of Sand" by Murray Leinster, and "The Lonesome Place" by August Derleth. Illustrations by Lawrence. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 132 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 9 #4


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    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 30%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • 1/2" Spine split from the top.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream
    • Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 40%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Back cover detached 20%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
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    April 1948. Cover by Lawrence. "City of the Dead" by Augusta Groner, "The Messenger" by Robert W. Chambers. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 9 #5


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Spine stress. Corner Damage. Creasing. Denting. Edge damage. Scuffing. Soiling. Moisture spotting.

    "The Shadow and the Flash" by Jack London.

    Vol. 9, No. 5. June 1948. 7" x 9.25". 130 pages. Cover by Virgil Finlay. Text with occasional B&W illustrations. Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 9 #6


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    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
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    • Front cover detached 25%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    "The Night Before the End of the World" a short story by Murray Leister.

    Aug 1948. Cover by Lawrence. "The Purple Sapphire" by John Taine and "The Night Before the End of the World" by Murray Leinster. Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Leydanfrost. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 10 #1


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    • Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from top of book. 1" Spine split from base of comic.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Light tan to Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
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    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
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    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 50%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Cover Wrap Detached. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    "The Woman" a short story by Ray Bradbury, and "That Low" a short story by Theodore Sturgeon, plus "The Human Angle" another short story by William Tenn. Also, in the "Master of Fantasy" column Edgar Rice Burroughs this profiled.

    Volume 10, Issue 1 - October, 1948. Cover by Lawrence Stevens. "The Women" by Ray Bradbury, plus other science fiction and fantasy reprints by C. T. Stoneham, William Tenn, and Theodore Sturgeon. Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Ronald Clyne, Neil Austin, Lawrence Stevens. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 10 #2


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    • Paper: Cream
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Off white
    • Foxing. Soiling. Heavy interior creases
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 25%. Back cover detached 40%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Arthur Machen is profiled in the "Masters of Fantasy" column.

    Volume 10, Issue 2 - December, 1948. Cover by Lawrence. "Nordenholt's Million" by J. J. Connington and "Let Clarence Do It" by Edward S. Sullivan. Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Lawrence. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 134 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 10 #3


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    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    "The Scarlet Plague" a novelette by Jack London.

    Volume 10, Issue 3 - February, 1949. 7" x 9.5". 130 pages. Cover by Lawrence (Sterne Stevens). Text with occasional B&W illustrations. Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 10 #4


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    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Off white
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    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    John Taine is profiled in the "Masters of Fantasy" column.

    Volume 10, Issue 4 - April, 1949. 6.75" x 9", 134 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 10 #5


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    • Paper: Off white
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Off white
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    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • 2 1/2" Spine split from bottom.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 15%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front and back covers have been detached and reattached with clear tape. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Lord Dunday is profiled in the "Masters of Fantasy" column.

    Volume 10, Issue 5 - June, 1949. 6.75" x 9", 134 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 10 #6


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Off white
    • Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 25%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Heavy water damage. Front Cover Detached. Staple rust: Moderate.

    Clark Ashton Smith is profiled in the "Masters of Fantasy" column.

    Volume 10, Issue 6 - August, 1949. Cover by Lawrence. "The Valley of Silent Men" by E. Charles Vivian and "The Counter Charm" by Margaret St. Clair. Interior illustrations by Lawrence and Hannes Bok. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 11 #1


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    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Paper: Cream
    • Clear tape on inside front cover. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Master of Fantasy article: Ray Bradbury--the October Man.

    Volume 11, Issue 1 - October, 1949. Cover by Lawrence. "The Starkenden Quest" by Gilbert Collins. Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 11 #2


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 50%. Back cover detached 60%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 20%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    Master of Fantasy article: Edgar Allan Poe--The Pit and the Pendulum--His Century.

    Volume 11, Issue 2 - December, 1949. Cover by Lawrence Stephens. "Odgen's Strange Story" by Edison Marshal, "No-Man's-Land" by John Buchan, "What Was It?" by Fitz-James O'Brien, and "Jamieson" by Margaret St. Clair. Interior illustrations by Lawrence, Leydenfrost, Finlay. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 134 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 11 #3


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Paper: Off white
    • Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Book length crease on back cover. Front cover detached 20%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 15%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Light tan to Cream
    • Staple rust. 5" Spine split from top of book. Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Back cover detached 10%. Front Cover Detached. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Back cover detached 30%. Back Cover Detached. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Slight.

    "Morning Star" a book-length novel by H. Rider Haggard,plus "Strange Occurrence in Clerkenwell" a short story by Arthur Machen. Olaf Stapledon is profiled in the "Masters of Fantasy" column.

    Volume 11, Issue 3 - February, 1950. 6.75" x 9", 130 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 11 #4


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
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    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.

    "Guardian Angel" and early short story by Arthur C. Clarke.

    Volume 11, Issue 4 - April, 1950. 6.75" x 9", 134 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Vol. 11 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 11 #5


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    • Cover oxidation. Staple rust.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    "The Outsider" a short story by H.P. Lovecraft, plus "The Adventures of WYndham Smith" a book length novel by S. Fowler Wright.

    Volume 11, Issue 5 - June, 1950. 7" x 9", 134 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 11 #6


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    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    This issue features to classic book length novels, "Donovan's Brain" novel by Kurt Siodmak, and "the Time Machine" by H. G. Wells

    "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells, and other short stories. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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  • Vol. 12 #1
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 12 #1


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    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    "The Woman Who Couldn't Die" by Arthur Stringer, "The Weigher of Souls" by Andre Maurois, and "Nor Moon by Night" by Peter Cartur. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 9 1/4-in., 130 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 12 #2


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    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Paper: Off white
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    • Trimmed
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    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    "Brood of The Witch Queen" by Sax Rohmer

    January 1951. Stories: "Brood of the Witch-Queen" by Sax Rohmer, and "The Disintegration Machine" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 8 1/2, 112 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 12 #3


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    • Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.

    "The Music of Eric Zann" by H.P. Lovecraft

    March 1951. Stories: "The Threshold of Fear" by Arthur J. Rees, "The Music of Erich Zann" by H.P. Lovecraft, "The Dancing-Partner" by Jerome K. Jerome, and "Golden Apple" by C.H. Liddell. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 8 1/2, 112 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 12 #4


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    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split front . 1/2" Spine split from top back.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Book length crease on front cover. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 12, Issue 4 - May, 1951. "The Slayer of Souls" by Robert W. Chambers and "Lukundoo" by Edward Lucas White. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 8 1/2, 112 Pages, B&W. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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  • Vol. 12 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 12 #5


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 12, Issue 5 - July, 1951. 6.5" x 8.5", 114 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 12 #6


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    • Trimmed. Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Spine stress. Corner Damage. Creasing. Denting. Edge damage. Scuffing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover TRIMMED at top edge.
    • Pages 83-114 bound upside down. 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 12, Issue 6 - October, 1951. 6.75" x 9", 118 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 13 #1
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 13 #1


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    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Moderate.

    "The Gray Mahatma" a novelette by Talbert Mundy, "Pickman's Model" a short story by H.P. Lovecraft, plus "--and He Built a Crooked House--" a short story by Robert A. Heinlein.

    December 1951. Science fiction reprints: "The Gray Mahatma" by Talbot Mundy, "And He Built a Crooked House" by Robert Heinlein, "The Book" by Margaret Irwin, "Pickman's Model" by H.P. Lovecraft, and "He Didn't Want Soup" by Paul Ernst. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Lawrence Stevens, Hannes Bok, and Gene Fawcette. Lawrence cover. 6.75-in. x 9-in.; black and white; 114 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    $15 FAMOUS FANRASTIC MYSTERIES December 1951 good

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  • Vol. 13 #2
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 13 #2


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • 1/2" Spine split from top of book. 1" Spine split from base of book. Soiling. Foxing.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 30%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Book length crease on front cover. Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover Wrap Detached. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 13, Issue 2 - February, 1952. 6.75" x 9", 116 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 13 #3
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 13 #3


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • 5" crease on back cover. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 13, Issue 3 - April, 1952. Cover by Lawrence Stevens. Science fiction reprints: "The Death Maker" by Austin J. Small and "The New Sun" by J. S. Fletcher. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Lawrence Stevens 6.75-in. x 9-in.; black and white; 116 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

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    2 days left Auction FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES pulp April 1952 INVESTMENT GRADE Brilliant FINLAY

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  • Vol. 13 #4
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 13 #4


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.

    "Gentlemen, Be Seated" a short story by Robert Heinline

    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 13 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 13 #5


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Volume 13, Issue 5 - August, 1952. 6.75" x 9", 118 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    $18 .FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES / AUG 1952 / PULP SCIENCE FICTION

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  • Vol. 13 #6
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 13 #6


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    "The Bat Flies Low"a novella by Sax Rhomer

    Volume 13, Issue 6 - October, 1952. 6.75" x 9", 116 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    2 days left Auction FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES pulp, Oct 1952 INVESTMENT GRADE. SAX ROHMER story

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  • Vol. 14 #1
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 14 #1


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Staple rust. Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Staple rust: Slight.

    In this issue, three wonderful classics: "Skullface" reprint by Robert E. Howard, "The Homecoming" a short story by Ray Bradbury, and Killdozer!" A short story by Theodore Sturgeon.

    Volume 14, Issue 1 - December, 1952. Cover by Lawrence Stevens. "Skullface" by Robert E. Howard and "The Homecoming" by Ray Bradbury, plus other science fiction and fantasy reprints by Theodore Sturgeon and A. E. D. Smith. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Lawrence Stevens, Hannes Bok. 6.75" x 9", 116 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    2 days left Auction FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES, Dec 1952. ROBERT E. HOWARD, BOK, FINLAY, BRADBURY

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  • Vol. 14 #2
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 14 #2


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    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Paper: Light tan to Cream
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Cover Wrap Detached. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Extensive.

    Volume 14, Issue 2 - February, 1953. 6.75" x 9", 116 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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    $10 Famous Fantastic Mysteries Pulp Feb 1953 Full Moon by Talbot Mundy

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  • Vol. 14 #3
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 14 #3


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 10%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover Wrap Detached. Water damage: Extensive. Staple rust: Extensive.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.

    "The Wanderer's Necklace" 1/2 by H. Rider Haggard

    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 14 #4
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 14 #4


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.

    Author Ayn Rand's only appearance in pulps. June, 1953. Final Issue. Cover by Lawrence Stevens. "Anthem" by Ayn Rand (author's only appearance in pulps), "Worms of the Earth" by Robert E. Howard, "Pendulum" by Ray Bradbury & Henry Hasse, plus other science fiction and fantasy reprints by Franz Kafka, Benjamin Ferris, and Arthur Dekker Savage. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Lawrence Stevens, Hannes Bok. 6.75-in. x 9-in.; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 14 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 14 #5

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    Published by Altus Press. Cover price $14.95.

  • Vol. 14 #6
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 14 #6

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    Published by Altus Press. Cover price $14.95.