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    Amazing Stories Bound Volumes Group (Ziff-Davis, 1926-50). These file copies of Amazing Stories, representing the entirety of the title's first 25 years, have been trimmed and bound into a set of 44 hardcover volumes. Included are the April (first issue), May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1926; January, February ("The Land That Time Forgot" by Edgar Rice Burroughs, dinosaurs vs. submarine cover), March, April, May, June, July, August (classic "War of the Worlds cover by Frank R. Paul), September ("The Colour Out of Space" by H. P. Lovecraft), October, November, and December 1927; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August ("Armageddon 2419" -- first appearance of Buck Rogers, "The Skylark of Space" -- first published story by E. E. "Doc" Smith), September, October (classic robot cover), November, and December 1928; January, February, March ("Airlords of Han" -- second and final pulp appearance of Buck Rogers), April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1929; January (first published story by John W. Campbell), February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1930; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1931; January, February, March, April, May, June (some loose pages), July, August, September, October (first published story by Eando Binder), November, and December 1932; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August-September, October (first pulp-sized issue), November, and December 1933; January ("Triplanetary" by Smith), February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1934; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, and December 1935; February, April, June, August, October, and December 1936; February, April, June, August, October, and December 1937; February, April, June, August, October, November, and December 1938; January ("I, Robot" by Binder -- first appearance of Adam Link), February, March ("Marooned of Vega" -- first published sci-fi story by Isaac Asimov), April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1939; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December (Adam Link cover) 1940; January, February, March, April, May (15th Anniversary issue), June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1941; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1942; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, and November 1943; January, March, May, September, and December 1944; March ("I Remember Lemuria" by Richard Shaver, first of the Shaver Mysteries), June, September, and December 1945; February, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1946; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1947; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1948; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1949; and January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1950 issues. Featured authors include Edgar Rice Burroughs, Otis Adelbert Kline, Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, and others. The back covers of some issues were removed prior to binding; otherwise, the pulps are in overall very nice condition with supple pages, glossy covers, and some instances of wear, tearing, and/or tape repairs. The spines of most of the volumes have faded some, but the overall binding in the set as a whole is tight. Bookery's Guide to Pulps VG value for group = $8,300.

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