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    The Grinning Gizmo/Too Hot to Handle Ace Double Paperback #D1 (Ace, 1952). The very first Ace Double paperback is also a sleaze masterpiece, and a highly sought-after item. This is a very nice copy, with clean pages and a straight spine that leads us to believe it may have never been completely read, although there is some very slight wear present along the cover edges. Listed in the first edition of the Official Price Guide for Paperbacks with a high value (the guide lists conditions up to Fine, which is roughly the equivalent of a NM- comic grade) of $140.

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    April, 2008
    6th-13th Sunday-Sunday
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