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    Amazing Adventures prototype (Ziff-Davis, 1950). A truly rare and unique item, this is an eight-page prototype of the first issue of AMAZING ADVENTURES which was mailed to subscribers of Ziff-Davis' science-fiction magazines to test the market. It is in black and white throughout, and features a complete story by Alex Schomburg and a back-page feature titled "Amazing Prophecies" by Ogden Whitney. Measuring approximately 8.5" x 11", this booklet is in Very Fine condition with some overall tanning on the front and back. The insides, however, are very nice, displaying off-white to white page quality. Staples are somewhat rusted, and have left small rust marks at the centerfold. There is a barely-visible small stain at the very bottom right corner of the front cover, and there are several bends/creases at the top, but none are extensive enough to disrupt the exceptional eye-appeal of this rarely-seen gem. Think twice before passing this one up, as you may never see another, especially in this condition. Overstreet 2001 FN 6.0 value = $133; NM 9.4 value = $400.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2001
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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