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    Julius Schwartz - Science Fiction Photo Album with Many Accompanying Autographs (1931-41). Julius Schwartz's photo album of SF fandom, 1931-1941, is one of the most remarkable photo collections imaginable. Inside a leather-bound album are 9" x 12" sheets mounted with many black and white vintage photographs of SF's most famous authors and fans, often with the subjects' autographs mounted below their portraits. Some of the highlights include Forry Ackerman (signed), Mort Weisinger, Otto Binder, Jack Binder, L. Sprague De Camp, Jack Williamson (signed), Edmond Hamilton (signed), O.A. Kline (signed), Frank Belknap Long (signed), Stanley Weinbaum (signed), Robert Bloch, Charles Hornig (signed), Arthur Barnes (signed), Lester Dent, Raymond Palmer (signed), Henry Kuttner (signed), H.P. Lovecraft (signed), Willis Conover, Virgil Finlay (signed), Farnsworth Wright, Jack Darrow (signed), David Daniels (signed), August W. Derleth (signed), Ralph Milne Farley (signed), John Russell Fearn (signed), Hugo Gernsback (signed), Raymond Z. Gallun (signed), Robert E. Howard (signed), Murray Leinster (signed), Willy Ley (signed), A. Merritt (signed), Leo Margulies (signed), Catherine Moore (signed), Frank R. Paul, Frederik Pohl (signed), Edward E. Smith (signed), Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, E.T. Bell (signed), and Manly Wade Wellman (signed). Also pictured are several SF groups such as the Los Angeles Science Fiction League, Queens Science-Fiction League, Philadelphia Science-Fiction Society, and the Scienceers. Also documented are several of Julie's trips and conventions he attended, such as the "David H. Keller Trip June, 1934," "Philadelphia Science-Fiction Convention October 31, 1937," "Newark Science-Fiction Convention May 29, 1938," "World Science Fiction Convention, July 2-4, 1939," "Chicago-Milwaukee Trip August 22-31, 1938," "California Trip August 4-27, 1939," "California Trip 1940," and "California Trip, 1941" (with several photos of the young Ray Bradbury). At the back of the album are photos of Julie from 1937-1941. Also included in the lot are Julie's Science Fiction League certificate, his Master's Degree certificate from Bridge World Magazine, and several newspaper articles. This is sure to be the centerpiece of any SF collection -- bid now!From the collection of Julius Schwartz.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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