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    Weird Tales Box Lot (Popular Fiction, 1927-53) Condition: Average GD/VG. This full long box includes the June (GD, tape repairs and tape residue to spine and covers) and July 1927; May (FR with heavy water damage), November (GD), and December (GD with heavy tape repairs to spine and covers) 1928; June (3 copies, one with tape along spine) and July (FR, front cover reattached and spine replaced with tape) 1929; November 1935; February (GD, tape repairs to spine and covers), May (spine faded to yellow with two small tape repairs) and October (FR/GD, heavy tape repairs to front cover) 1936; March (some tape repairs and fading to spine, chipping to page corners) April, and November (GD, moderate cover wear) 1937; January and July (some damage and tape repair to spine) 1938; February (heavy tape repairs to cover), March (2 copies, both with heavy tape repairs, one with back cover missing), April (GD), September (minor tape repair, corner chipping), and November 1939; May, July (spine faded to yellow), September (2 copies, one with spine faded to yellow), and November 1940; March 1941 (VG); January 1943 (minor tape repair, spine almost completely faded); May (VG) and July 1944 (FR, front and back covers and outermost pages detached, spine gone, chipping to edges of pages); May, September (3 copies; one GD with covers detached and page chipping, one with tape repair to spine), and November (VG) 1947; January (GD, front cover detached, spine almost completely faded), March, May (2, one with tape repair to spine), July, September (2), and November (2 copies, one with heavy spine fading) 1948; January (4 copies, two with minor tape repairs to cover), March (2), May, July (4, one with cover detached, one with tape repairs), September (2 copies, one with front cover and spine partly detached), and November (2) 1949; January (2), March (2), May (2 copies), July, September, and November 1950; January, March, May, September, July, and November 1951; January, March (2), May, September, July, and November 1952; and January, March, May, July, September (2), and November 1953 issues. Cover artists include Margaret Brundage, Virgil Finlay, Hugh Rankin, and Hannes Bok. Writers include H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Seabury Quinn, Clark Ashton Smith, and Allison V. Harding. Except as noted, most of the 1950s issues grade an average VG, and the rest grade an average GD/VG with complete or almost-complete spines and covers. Approximate Bookery's Guide to Pulps value for group = $2,000.

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    May, 2008
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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