Sidney Riesenberg Original Painting for Complete Detective Novel Magazine

Sidney Riesenberg Original Painting for Complete Detective Novel Magazine (January 1931)

Original cover painting by Sidney Riesenberg (1885-1971) to the January 1931 issue of Complete Detective Novel Magazine. Oil on canvas, 30″ x 28″; framed to 33.5″ tall x 31.5″ wide in.

Comes with a copy of the original pulp.

Quality-wise, Riesenberg’s covers are hit-or-miss. The figure on the left is the best-realized figure we’ve seen in any of Riesenberg’s surviving paintings.

$5,500.00
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Gerald Powell Original Painting for

Gerald Powell Original Painting for “A Man Made for Trouble” (Major Books, 1976)

Original paperback cover painting by Gerald Powell (American, 20th Century)” for A Man Made for Trouble by James Powell (Major Books #3249, Canoga Park, CA, 1976). The painting also appeared as the cover of Creed’s Gauntlet by Mike Newton (Carousel Westerns #70236, CA, 1982). Acrylic on board, 30″ x 20″. From the Dan Roberts Collection.

A copy of the paperback A Man Made for Trouble accompanies this.

A nicely-rendered piece and at a large size.

$350.00
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Jerome Podwil Original Painting for Tall for a Texan (Ace Double M-122, 1965)

Jerome Podwil Original Painting for “Tall for a Texan” (Ace Double M-122, 1965)

Original paperback cover painting by Jerome Podwil (1938- ) to Tall for a Texan (by Roger Spellman, Ace Double M-122, 1965) and used again for South to New Range (by Don P. Jenison, Ace Double 17235, 1970). Mixed media on board, 23.5″ x 15.5″. Comes with a copy of the original paperback.

Provenance: from the Dan Roberts Collection.

This is great-looking piece for Ace paperback collectors with an interest in owning a piece of original Ace artwork.

$500.00
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The Tarzan Twins (1935 Whitman Big Little Book #770) front

The Tarzan Twins (1935 Whitman Big Little Book #770)

This is a nice-looking copy of The Tarzan Twins, published by Whitman in 1935 as part of their Big Little Book series. As can be seen in the photos, this is a tight copy with a solid spine. A superior example of this tough Big Little Book.

$79.95
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Complete Set of Astounding Stories Pulps from John W. Campbell's Era: 1937-43

Complete Set of Astounding Stories Pulps from John W. Campbell’s Era: 1937-43

This set contains every issue of Astounding Stories edited by John W. Campbell from 1937 to 1943 (at which point it changed to digest form), 74 issues in all. Included in this set are:

  • All of the pulps from September 1937 to December 1942
  • All of the bedsheet-sized issues from January 1942 to April 1943
  • All of the pulps from May 1943 to October 1943

What hasn't been written about Astounding Stories, the most important SF publication of all time, and of its most important era? Authors include L. Sprague DeCamp, Jack Williamson, Nat Schachner, Arthur J. Burks, Otto Binder, Eric Frank Russell, John Russell Fearn, E.E. “Doc” Smith, Lester del Rey, Manley Wade Wellman, L. Ron Hubbard (including his very first science fiction work), John W. Campbell, Clifford D. Simak, Ray Cummings, Ross Rocklynne, Malcolm Jameson, Henry Kuttner, Nelson S. Bond, Paul Ernst, Raymond Z. Gallun, A.E. van Vogt, C.L. Moore, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein (including his very first science fiction work), Frederik Pohl, Theodore Sturgeon (including his very first science fiction work), Leigh Brackett (including her very first science fiction work), Harry Bates, Ray Bradbury, Hal Clement, C.L. Moore, George O. Smith, Murray Leinster, and many, many more.

Movies that came from these issues of Astounding Stories include The Day the Earth Stood Still and The Thing, among others.

As for condition, overall this is a nice set. A small handful are G, with the rest rating higher. This is a clean, eminently readable set of one of the most significant fiction magazines ever published.

$2,500.00
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Weird Menace #1 with Frederick C. Davis and Ray Cummings

Weird Menace #1 with Frederick C. Davis and Ray Cummings

A copy of this Bob Weinberg-published collection of Weird Menace horror stories, mostly from the pages of Dime Mystery, Terror Tales, and Horror Stories. This collection includes stories by Arthur Leo Zagat, Mindret Lord, Ray Cummings, Arthur J. Burks, and Frederick C. Davis.

$9.95
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The Octopus: The City Condemned to Hell (Pulp Classics, 1975)

The Octopus: The City Condemned to Hell (Pulp Classics, 1975)

A copy of Pulp Press’ Pulp Classics #11, which reprinted the sole adventure of The Octopus, “The City Condemned to Hell.” This also includes stories by Donald G. Cormack, Russell Grey, and Arthur Leo Zagat.

$9.95
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The Whisperer (Pulp Classics 15)

The Whisperer (Pulp Classics 15)

A copy of Pulp Classics 15 featuring classic reprints of Street & Smith’s character, The Whisperer. Published by Bob Weinberg in 1977, collects “The Football Racketeers” and “Calling Car 13.”

$9.95
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Spicy Adventure Stories (Odyssey Reprint #1)

Spicy Adventure Stories (Odyssey Reprint #1)

A copy of Odyssey Publications’ reprint of Clayton’s Spicy Adventure Stories. Featuring stories by Robert Leslie Bellem and E. Hoffmann Price. Published in 1974.

$9.95
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The Phantom Detective: The Phantom's Phantom by Robert Reginald

The Phantom Detective: The Phantom’s Phantom by Robert Reginald

A copy of The Phantom Detective: The Phantom’s Phantom by Robert Reginald, published by Wildside Press. First printing.

$14.95
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Captain Hazzard: Python Men of the Lost City (First Print, Wild Cat Books)

Captain Hazzard: Python Men of the Lost City (First Print, Wild Cat Books)

A near mint copy of the first printing of Ron Fortier’s Captain Hazzard: Python Men of the Lost City, published by Wild Cat Books.

$19.95
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The Defenders (Bound Comics Series with Marvel Masterworks Dustjacket)

The Defenders (Bound Comics Series with Marvel Masterworks Dustjacket)

This is a professionally hardbound complete set of Marvel’s The Defenders comic book series from 2001, by Erik Larsen. Includes the original, vintage issues of The Defenders #1-12, The Order #1-6, and Day of The Defenders #1. The book is wrapped in a facsimile Marvel Masterworks dustjacket, which is wrapped in an archival Broadart cover.

$99.95
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Heroes For Hire (Bound Comics Series with Marvel Masterworks Dustjacket)

Heroes For Hire (Bound Comics Series with Marvel Masterworks Dustjacket)

This is a professionally hardbound complete set of Marvel’s Heroes For Hire comic book series. Includes the original, vintage issues of Heroes For Hire #1-19. The book is wrapped in a facsimile Marvel Masterworks dustjacket, which is wrapped in an archival Broadart cover.

$99.95
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Hill-Bred Barton's Code by Charles Wesley Sanders (Chelsea House)

Hill-Bred Barton’s Code by Charles Wesley Sanders (Chelsea House)

Published by Street & Smith’s Chelsea House imprint in 1925. This is the novel edition of a story originally in Western Story Magazine. Has some wear.

$4.95
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Masked Rider Western (June 1937)

Masked Rider Western (June 1937)

This is one of the rare Timely Comics-era Masked Rider Western issues, prior to its sale to Standard Publications. In nice shape… apart from the missing cover. A color photocopy is in its place. Norman Saunders cover.

$24.95
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Treasure of the Black Falcon by John Coleman Burroughs (First Edition)

Treasure of the Black Falcon by John Coleman Burroughs (First Edition)

This is a first edition copy of Treasure of the Black Falcon by John Coleman Burroughs, published by Ballentine in 1967. There is wear to the cover and spine.

$4.95
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Hawk's Authors' Pseudonyms II

Hawk’s Authors’ Pseudonyms II

This is the ultimate reference guide for fiction readers to identify authors hidden under pen names. This is several inches thick, about 8″x11″, and quite heavy. A fantastic book.

$14.95
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The Hero Pulp Index (Second Printing)

The Hero Pulp Index (Second Printing)

A copy of the historic The Hero Pulp Index. This pamphlet was the bible for a number of pulp collectors in the 1970s-80s. This is the second edition which had some additions & corrections. It’s unclear if this was published like this or if there was an additional cover.

$14.95
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Jo Gar's Casebook (Signed, Numbered Hardcover Edition)

Jo Gar’s Casebook (Signed, Numbered Hardcover Edition)

This is a signed, numbered, limited hardcover edition of Jo Gar’s Casebook, by Raoul Whitfield, as published by Crippen & Landru. What makes this exceptional is that it’s signed edition #1.

The cover is covered by an archival Brodart jacket sleeve.

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The Complete Slayers by Paul Cain (Centipede Press Edition)

The Complete Slayers by Paul Cain (Centipede Press Edition)

This deluxe Centipede Press edition of The Complete Slayers by Paul Cain is long out of print and difficult to find. It’s a beautiful hardcover edition, and it’s mint. The Ron Lesser-illustrated cover is covered in an archival Brodart dustjacket cover.

$350.00
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Black Mask Magazine #1 (August 1974) - Publisher's File Copy

Black Mask Magazine #1 (August 1974) – Publisher’s File Copy

Get a vintage file copy of this #1 issue of the revival of Black Mask Magazine from 1974. Note: we have a small handful of copies available so your copy many not necessarily be the copy pictured.

$9.95
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All Novels Magazine #1 (August 1938)

All Novels Magazine #1 (August 1938)

This is a very nice copy of a tough-to-find early pulp title from Ace Publications. Features a classic Norman Saunders cover.

$49.95
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Son of Gun in Cheek

Son of Gun in Cheek

New paperback edition of this classic by Bill Pronzini.

$9.95
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Sky Devils #2 (July 1938)

Sky Devils #2 (July 1938)

A copy of this early Martin Goodman pulp, published by Timely/Atlas/Red Circle. Cover by J. W. Scott. The back cover has a chunk missing.

$19.95
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Timely/Atlas-Era Western Pulp Magazines

Timely/Atlas-Era Western Pulp Magazines

A two-pulp lot of vintage Atlas / Timely Comics-era from editor Martin Goodman. Includes the following, both with wear:

  • Western Novel and Short Stories (January 1943)
  • Western Short Stories (June 1955)
$14.95
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Lot of Dennis Wheatley Hardcover Books

Lot of Dennis Wheatley Hardcover Books

This is a lot of 10 beautiful Dennis Wheatley hardcovers, containing such novels as “The Forbidden Territory,” “Strange Conflict,” “They Found Atlantis, “Vendetta in Spain,” “Three Inquisitive People,” “The Golden Spaniard,” “Codeword Golden Fleece,” “The Second Seal,” and “The Devil Rides Out.”

$59.95
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Thrilling Mystery Novel Magazine (March 1946)

Thrilling Mystery Novel Magazine (March 1946)

This is an average-conditioned copy of the March 1946 issue of Thrilling Mystery Novel Magazine. Contains “The Thirty-First Bullfinch” by Helen Reilly, “Get the License Number” by John L. Benton, “Murder with Mice” by C.K.M. Scanlon, and “Killers Don’t Last” by Robert Sidney Bowen, as well as a cover by Rudolph Belarski.

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Tarzan and the Forbidden City - Facsimile 1st Edition Dustjacket

Tarzan and the Forbidden City – Facsimile 1st Edition Dustjacket

This is a replacement facsimile dustjacket for the first edition of Tarzan and the Forbidden City by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

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The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County - Facsimile 1st Edition Dustjacket

The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County – Facsimile 1st Edition Dustjacket

This is a replacement facsimile dustjacket for the first edition of The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

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The Thrill Book Complete - Out of Print Hardcover

The Thrill Book Complete – Out of Print Hardcover

The Thrill Book has always had mythical status among pulp and science fiction fans. Introduced during the early days of pulp magazines, The Thrill Book’s first seven issues were published using the same dimensions and page counts as the dying genre of magazines known as “Dime Novels.” Saddle stitched, with only 48 pages, The Thrill Book broke the mold for Dime Novels. Its stories had nothing in common with any other Dime Novel. Yet, its impact on fantastic fiction to come isn’t denied. Published on a bi-monthly basis, The Thrill Book lasted a scant sixteen issues, and continues to stir the imagination of collectors and readers alike.

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Tarzan and the Tarzan Twins by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan and the Tarzan Twins – Edgar Rice Burroughs First Edition Hardcover

This is a copy of the first edition of Tarzan and the Tarzan Twins by Edgar Rice Burroughs as published by Canaveral Press in 1963. It includes illustrations by Roy G. Krenkel and has its original dustjacket. The dustjacket is in great shape but it has two small pieces of tape on it for some reason. And the interior has some previous owner stamps. Still, a strangely tough Burroughs first to find.

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Tarzan and the Foreign Legion by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan and the Foreign Legion – Edgar Rice Burroughs First Edition Hardcover

This is a copy of the first edition of Tarzan and the Foreign Legion by Edgar Rice Burroughs, in original dustjacket, as published by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., in 1947. There are some markings from a previous owner on the inside front boards.

$74.95
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