Science Fiction Fantasy cover art c.1947-57 Lot x 18 great authors monsters damselsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
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Wonderful lot of 18 paperback science fiction and fantasy digests, containing a wide assortment of short novels and short story collection from the mid 1940s through mid-1950s by major writers such as H.P. Lovecraft, Graham Greene, Jack Vance, Robert E. Howard, A. Merritt, Robert Bloch, August Derleth, H.G. Wells, L. Spraque DeCamp, Isaac Asimov, Rad Bradbury, Sax Rohmer, etc.
Virtually all have classic fantasy covers of the mid-20th century, featuring ghouls, monsters, women in distress, mad scientists, demons, medusas, etc.
Avon Fantasy Reader No. 1, 1947.
Avon Fantasy Reader No. 5, 1947.
Avon Fantasy Reader No. 7, 1948.
Avon Fantasy Reader No. 9, 1949.
Avon Fantasy Reader No. 10, 1949.
Avon Fantasy Reader No. 12, 1950.
Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1953.
The Warriors of the Day, by James Blish, 1953.
World of If, by Rog Phillips, 1951.
Worlds of Fantasy, Vol. 1, No. 1.- Conan Story.
Worlds Beyond, December, 1950.Vol. 1, No. 1.
ANC Other Worlds Sciences Stories. Eye of the Temptress, by Rog Phillims, 1951.
Fantastic, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1952.
Well of the Worlds, by Lewis Padgett, 1953.
Murder Mystery Monthly: The Metal Monster, by A. Merritt, 1946.
Operation Interstellar, by George O. Smith, 1950.
Flight of Life, A Novel of the Atomic Age, 1957.
Seeds of Life, by John Taine, 1951.
Typical condition overall, signs of time and handling, but majority remain clean and visually appealing as objects. Unique assortment which includes several fist issues.
Books measure mostly around: 7 1/2" H X 5 1/2" W.
Set along shelf measures: 7 1/4".