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Complete Run of Avon Fantasy Reader, Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader, and Avon Science Fiction Reader by  ed  Donald A. - First Edition - 1947 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 10204)

Complete Run of Avon Fantasy Reader, Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader, and Avon Science Fiction Reader

Complete Run of Avon Fantasy Reader, Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader, and Avon Science Fiction Reader

by Wollheim, Donald A., ed

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New York: Avon Book Company, 1947. First Edition. Pictorial wrappers. Original wrappers. The set includes eighteen issues of Avon Fantasy Reader, two issues of Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader and three issues of the Avon Science Fiction Reader. These constitute the complete output of the fantasy and science fiction series edited by Donald A. Wollheim and published in the years from 1947 to 1953. Most of the stories appearing in Avon Fantasy Reader, with very few exceptions, were reprints, whereas the other two short-lived titles published original material. Among the contributors are Murray Leinster, William H. Hodgson, August Derleth, Abraham Merritt, H. P. Lovecraft, P. Schuyler Miller, Clark Ashton Smith, Fletcher Pratt, H. G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, Jack Vance, Jack Williamson, Ray Cummings, Hannes Bok, Robert Bloch, Algernon Blackwood, Ray Bradbury and many others. A rather hard to find complete set in better than average condition. ; Octavo.

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Bookseller
Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
10204
Title
Complete Run of Avon Fantasy Reader, Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader, and Avon Science Fiction Reader
Author
Wollheim, Donald A., ed
Format/binding
Pictorial wrappers
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Avon Book Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1947
Keywords
FANTASY, SCIENCE FICTION, WEIRD TALES, MAGAZINES, PULP FICTION
Bookseller catalogs
Science Fiction & Fantasy; Magazines;

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About Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

Parigi Books specializes in science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, Italian comics and graphic novels and Italian language titles. The store is open by appointment.

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