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    Weird Tales "Hour of the Dragon" Group (Popular Fiction, 1935-36). Featured in this lot is the entirety of Robert E. Howard's lengthy Conan tale The Hour of the Dragon, as serialized in the December 1935 (third and final Conan cover, Virgil Finlay's first published illustrations - VG) and January (FN), February (Julius Schwartz copy - FN), March (nude/bondage cover, Schwartz copy - VG+), and April (stain on back cover - VG) 1936 issues of Weird Tales. This was one of only two novel-length stories written by Howard, and the only one to feature Conan. Each features a cover by Margaret Brundage. The spines are complete with fading ranging from mild to heavy, the covers are glossy with the higher-graded issues being defect free, and the supple pages range from cream to off-white. Each has been trimmed along the right edge. Approximate Bookery's Guide to Pulps value value for group = $575.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    28th-29th Thursday-Friday
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