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    Electrical Experimenter/Science and Invention Box Lot (Experimenter Publishing Co., 1917-31) Condition: Average VG+. A full short includes 65 issues of Hugo Gernsback's magazine/mail-order catalog Electrical Experimenter and early issues of the publication it later morphed into, Science and Invention -- the latter of which coined the term "science fiction" and served as a prototype for sci-fi pulp magazines. Contents include articles by Nikola Tesla and works by A. Merritt and Ray Cummings. Some have moderate wear and a couple are cover; overall, the magazines are in very nice condition with bright covers, supple pages, and mild to moderate tanning and wear. Approximate combined Bookery's Guide to Pulps and Antique Trader Vintage Magazines Price Guide value for group = $2,250.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    15th-17th Tuesday-Thursday
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