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    All-Story Weekly - August 9, 1919 (Miscellaneous Publishers) Condition: GD/VG. This historic pulp is notable for featuring the first appearance of swashbuckling vigilante Zorro (in the story "The Curse of Capistrano" by Johnston McCulley), who quickly soared in popularity across mass media over the 100 years since this issue hit the newsstands. Bookery's notes that the availability of All-Story issues ranges from uncommon to rare, and this issue likely falls in the latter category, with this being the first copy we've encountered in more than 15 years. The covers are slightly trimmed but otherwise complete with light tan interiors, and the back cover is three-quarters separated from the spine. There is a half-inch of chipping at the top and bottom of the spine. The pages are supple and overall cream to light tan with a small area of water staining and subsequent chipping to the right edge of most. Bookery's Guide to Pulps GD value = $250; VG value = $600. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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