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    Weird Tales Group (Popular Fiction, 1928-53) Condition: Average VG. Includes the November (GD, some tape repairs to spine, inside covers) and December ("The Copper Bowl" by George F. Eliot, GD, heavy tape repairs/restoration) 1928; July 1929 (GD, cover and spine repaired/restored with tape); May 1930 (GD, heavy tape repairs to spine); March 1934; April and May 1935; October 1936 ("The Opener of the Way" by Robert Bloch, part three of "Red Nails" by Robert E. Howard, GD-, tape repairs, piece out of back cover); March (2 copies), April, June, July, and August 1937; July, November, and December 1938; January, February, March (3, two with tape repairs, one GD with back cover gone), April (2, one GD), May (three-part serial "Almuric" by Howard begins), July, August, September, October, November (2), and December (first professional cover art by Hannes Bok) 1939; May 1940 (GD+); January, July, September 1941; January (3, one GD+ with back cover gone), May, July, September, and November (first ray Bradbury appearance in title) 1942; January, March, May 1943; January, March, May (2), July (2, one GD- with covers and front page detached) 1944; January and March 1945; July 1946; May and September (GD, front cover detached) 1947; March (25th anniversary edition), July, September, and November 1948; January (only Robert Heinlein story published in Weird Tales), March (2), July (3, one with back cover detached), November (2) 1949; January (2), March, May (2), July (2), September (2), and November (2) 1950; January (2), March (2), May (2), July (2), September (2), and November (2) 1951; January, March (2), May, July, September, and November 1952; January (2), March, May (2), July (2), September (first digest-format issue, 3 copies), November (2 copies, one with heavy tape repairs) 1953; and July 1954 issues. In overall very nice condition, especially the later issues, with complete spines, supple pages, and bright covers. Featured writers include Seabury Quinn, Clark Ashton Smith, August Derleth, Richard Matheson, Allison V. Harding, Manly Wade Wellman, and others. Cover artists include Margaret Brundage, Virgil Finlay, Hugh Rankin, and Frank Kelly Freas. Approximate Bookery's Guide to Pulps value for group = $3,000.

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    November, 2007
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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