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    Weird Tales February 1926 (Popular Fiction, 1926) Condition: VG. Though they never met in person, H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard corresponded often during their careers as pulp writers, and greatly influenced each others' work. Their respective deaths, roughly a year apart, marked the end of Weird Tales' heyday and of an exciting era in genre fiction. This classic issue was the second to feature works by both authors: "Lovecraft's "The Outsider" and Howard's "Wolfshead," his first cover story. This is a Julius Schwartz copy, It boasts a very mildly faded but complete spine, blood-red cover, and only the slightest chipping to the pages. Bookery's Guide to Pulps VG value = $500.

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    February, 2008
    28th-29th Thursday-Friday
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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.
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