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    Complete Bound Set of Astounding Science Fiction 1946-1959. (New York: Street & Smith Publications, 1946-59), 29 volumes, black cloth with gilt titles, 8vo (5.75" x 8"), in fine condition. Of particular note is writer L. Ron Hubbard's first published article on his Dianetics concepts, which would soon expand into Scientology, in the May 1950 issue. An excellent opportunity to acquire issues from both the "Golden" and transitional years of this long-running science fiction favorite. From the Ventura Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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