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    Astounding Stories Group (Street & Smith, 1940-60) Condition: Average VG. Includes the September ("Slan" by A. E. van Vogt), October, November, and December 1940; January, February, March, April, May (first appearance of Isaac Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics), June, October, and November ("Second Stage Lensman" by E. E. Smith) 1941; August, September, October, and November (first digest-sized issue) 1943; January, February, March, April, May, June ("Arena" by Fredric Brown), July, August, September, October, November ("Killdozer!" by Theodore Sturgeon), and December 1944; January, May, June, August, September (2 copies), October (2), November, and December 1945; January, February, March, April ("Loophole" - first published sci-fi story by Arthur C. Clarke), May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1946; January, February, March ("Tomorrow's Children" - first published short story by Poul Anderson), April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November ("Children of the Lens" by Smith), and December 1947; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1950; January, February, March, April (2), May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1951; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1952; May 1953; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1955; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August ("The Stainless Steel Rat" by Harry Harrison), September, October, November, and December 1957; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December 1958; March 1959; and January, February, March, April, May, June, and July 1960 issues. Average grade is VG, with many of the later issues grading Fn or better. Approximate Bookery's Guide to Pulps value for group = $1,000.

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