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    Weird Tales - August 1928 (Popular Fiction) Condition: FN+. Features the story "Red Shadows" by Robert E. Howard, notable for being the first appearance of Puritan adventurer Solomon Kane, as well as "The Vengeance of Nitocris" by Tennessee Williams (his first published story, loosely adapted by Roy Thomas for Savage Sword of Conan #216). Bright, unfaded, and complete cover and spine. Supple tan pages with minimal edge flaking. Overhand is complete. Bookery's Guide to Pulps FN value = $300.

    Estimate: $400 and up

    More Information: Edit: Updated to include additional info about the story "The Vengeance of Nitocris".

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