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    Classics Illustrated Original Editions Group (Gilberton, 1947-68) Condition: Average VG. This large selection of first editions features #35 (Last Days of Pompeii, first Classics Illustrated), 37 (The Pioneers), 42 (Swiss Family Robinson), 47 (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea), 51 (The Spy, version 1A), 58 (The Prairie), 62 (Western Stories), 69 (Around the World in 80 Days), 70 (The Pilot, FR; coupon cut on back cover), 72 (The Oregon Trail), 77 (The Iliad), 78 (Joan of Arc), 80 (White Fang, last line-drawn cover), 81 (The Odyssey, first painted cover), 83 (The Jungle Book), 84 (The Gold Bug and Other Stories), 85 (The Sea Wolf), 86 (Under Two Flags), 89 (Crime and Punishment), 90 (Green Mansions), 95 (All Quiet on the Western Front), 96 (Daniel Boone), 97 (King Solomon's), 98 (The Red Badge of Courage), 100 (Mutiny on the Bounty), 102 (The White Company), 106 (Buffalo Bill), 110 (A Study in Scarlet), 112 (Adventures of Kit Carson), 121 (Wild Bill Hickok), 124 (The War of the Worlds), 125 (The Ox Bow Incident), 148 (The Buccaneer). Also included is one non-original, Classics Illustrated Special Edition #129 (The Story of Jesus, 1968 re-issue with "Mountain" cover). Approximate Overstreet value for group = $700.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    15th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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