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Sky Birds (April 1933), (A.A. Wyn, ed.) (T.W. Ford, Arch Whitehouse, Joe Archibald, et al.)
1 (A.A. Wyn, ed.) (T.W. Ford, Arch Whitehouse, Joe Archibald, et al.) Sky Birds (April 1933)
New York Magazine Publishers, Inc. 1933 (Vol. XII, No. 3) Magazine Very Good+ Illustrated by (cover) Frank Tinsley 
[minor foldover at right side of front cover, otherwise a nice clean solid copy with only light wear, one tiny tear at top of front cover]. Novel: "Wing Warriors" by T.W. Ford. Novelette: "Canyon of Crashes" by Arch Whitehouse. Stories and features include: "Kilt in Action" by Joe Archibald; "Blue Flare Below" by James Perley Hughes; "The Kite-Conqueror" (about WWI RAF pilot Richard Bernard Munday); "Spandau Snare" by F.E. Rechnitzer; "'Plane Dope" by Arch Whitehouse (about WWI German pilot Bruno Loerzer). [Note the inverted swastika on the front cover, "the symbol of good magazine reading."] 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Thrilling Wonder Stories (October 1951), (Fletcher Pratt, Jack Vance, Richard Matheson, et al.)
2 (Fletcher Pratt, Jack Vance, Richard Matheson, et al.) Thrilling Wonder Stories (October 1951)
New York Standard Magazines, Inc. 1951 (Vol. XXXIX, No. 1) Magazine Good Illustrated by (cover) Alex Schomburg 
[moderately worn but presentable copy, with various small edge-tears and nicks, vertical creasing to front cover, napped edges; binding firm, pages lightly browned but still reasonably supple]. Complete novel: "Asylum Satellite" by Fletcher Pratt (cover-blurbed as "a novelet of the first space station"). Novelets: "The Plagion Siphon" by Jack Vance; "The Merakian Miracle" by Kendell Foster Crossen. Short stories: "Ultimate Answer" by Dallas Ross; "The Cave Where I am Hiding" by Robert Moore Williams; "Return" by Richard Matheson. Features include "The Moon, Sister of Terra," by James Blish. Illustrated by Paul Orban, Pete Poulton, and others. A brief profile of Fletcher Pratt is included near the beginning of his contribution. [We have MANY more issues of various science fiction pulp magazines from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s; please inquire if you have specific wants.] 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Thrilling Detective (June 1933), (Harvey Burns, ed.) (Joseph Ivers Lawrence, G. Wayman Jones, et al.)
3 (Harvey Burns, ed.) (Joseph Ivers Lawrence, G. Wayman Jones, et al.) Thrilling Detective (June 1933)
New York Standard Magazines, Inc. 1933 (Vol. VI, No. 3) Magazine Very Good 
[typical edgewear to covers (folding and small tears, due to covers slightly overlapping edges of text block), small tear at bottom front hinge, slight loss of paper spine covering at both ends of spine; pages lightly browned, not brittle]. Novel: "Murder at the Altar" (Joseph Ivers Lawrence). Novelettes: "The Target Murders" (Lieut. John Hopper); "Midnight Justice" (Perley Poore Sheehan; a "Doctor Coffin" mystery with a Hollywood setting). Short stories: "For $100,000" (Maxwell Smith); "Cop Killers" (Anatole Feldman); "Fall Guy" (G. Wayman Jones); "The Death Clock" (Jack D'Arcy); "Who Killed Mary Stannard?" (a true crime story, by J.S. Endicott). Features: "Famous Crimes" (an illustrated feature, about the crimes of the "Population Checker"); "The Stolen Tiara: A Mystery Baffler," by "Detective Dunn." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Fantastic (January-February 1954) [includes "The Dwarf"], Bradbury, Ray, and others
4 Bradbury, Ray, and others Fantastic (January-February 1954) [includes "The Dwarf"]
Chicago Ziff-Davis Publishing Co. (c.1953) NO (Vol. 3, No. 1) Wraps Very Good Illustrated by (cover) Vernon Kramer 
[moderate wear, a little creasing to covers; binding solid, pages supple, lightly browned at edges]. The Bradbury story is "The Dwarf" (this may possibly be its first printing,although nothing in the magazine itself either confirms or contradicts that). Other contributors include Algis Budrys ("Scream at Sea"), Jerome Bixby ("The Good Dog"), William P. McGivern ("Mr. Dittman's Monsters"), and Vern Fearing ("The Odyssey of Henry Thistle," a story which includes a character named George Bullwinkle!). 
Price: 12.00 USD
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New Love Magazine - July 1944, Graves, Peggy, ed.
5 Graves, Peggy, ed. New Love Magazine - July 1944
Chicago Fictioneers, Inc. 1944 NO (Vol. 9, No. 4) Magazine Near Fine 
[about as nice as you can expect to find a pulp magazine from the 1940s, bright and clean, with a touch of soiling to the rear cover but no chipping or cracking at the spine, and despite the usual "foldover edges" effect due to the covers being slightly larger than the text block, this copy has only a handful of tiny edge-tears and no discernible chipping or paper loss -- quite unusual]. (B&W line drawings) Typical romance pulp magazine of the period, with the full flavor of the enterprise expressed by the titles of the six novellas included herein: "Don't Mention Brides" by Kathryn Keeley; "Run Out on Your Wedding" by Louise Knickmeyer; "Some Day My Prince Will Come" by Marguerite Jacobs; "An Orchid for Her Heart" by Blake Reed; "Love My Dog, Love Me" by Laura Loudon; and "Lady, Blow Your Horn" by Ellen Mayhew. The titles of the two short stories are even better: "Not the Type for a Sailor" and "Furlough Girl." Also includes various brief features -- advice, poetry, etc. -- and ads for insurance, vitamins, whiskey, hotel management schools, even an opportunity to "Learn Meat Cutting, At Home - Spare Time." How would that work, I wonder? 
Price: 35.00 USD
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