Bound Complete Run of Unknown Pulp Fantasy Magazines March, 1939 Through October, 1943. (New York: Street & Smith Publications, 1939-1943), includes Volume I, numbers 1-6, Volume II, numbers 1-6, Volume III, numbers 1-6, Volume IV, numbers 1-6, Volume V, numbers 1-6, Volume VI, numbers 1-6, Volume VII, numbers 1-3, 8vo (6.75" x 9") except October, 1941 through April, 1943 4to (8.5" x 11.25"). The lot is comprised of 11 volumes, institutionally bound in maroon cloth with gilt titles. The condition is, on the whole, very good. However, as with all pulps, the paper quality is conducive to toning and chipping. Unfortunately the cover is missing from the first issue, Volume I, Number 1, a small section of the lower right cover is missing from Volume I, Number 6, there is a 2" piece missing from the upper edge of the cover of Volume II, Number 3, and the cover is missing from Volume II, Number 4. There were many notable contributions to Unknown by numerous authors - A. E. van Vogt's "Book of Ptath", L. Ron Hubbard's "Typewriter in the Sky", "Slaves of Sleep" and "Fear", and Robert Heinlein's "Magic, Inc.". This is a unique opportunity to own a complete run of this great pulp magazine. From the Ventura Collection.

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