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    Fantastic Adventures Group (Ziff-Davis, 1941-50) Condition: Average VG/FN. A stunning assortment of Fantastic Adventures pulps that includes the August and October (dinosaur cover by J. Allen St. John) 1940; January, March ("Slaves of the Fish Men" serial by Edgar Rice Burroughs, 2 copies), May, June, July, August, September, October, November (3), and December 1941; January, February, March, April, May, July, August, October, September, and November 1942; December 1943; October 1944; April, July (2), October (Dinosaur cover by St. John), and December 1945; July and September 1946; July 1947; June 1948; January, November, and December 1949; January, February, March, April, May (2), June, July, August (2), September, October ("The Masters of Sleep" by L. Ron Hubbard), and November ("The Dreaming Trees" - first published sci-fi story by John Jakes) 1950; January, February, March (2), April, May, June, July, August, September (2), October (2), and November 1951; January, February, March (2), April, May (2), June, July, August (2), September, October, November, and December 1952; and January 1953 (2) issues, as well as the Summer 1943 issue of Fantastic Adventures Quarterly (GD with back cover missing. Roughly half of the group grades an average of VG, with the rest -- including many issues from the early to mid '40s -- grading VG/FN or higher with off-white pages. The collection as a whole is in excellent shape with complete spines, glossy covers, and supple pages. Approximate Bookery's Guide to Pulps value for group = $2,000.

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