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    Blue Book (McCall, 1945-61) Group. This large lot of issues of the literary pulp that includes copies of the October and December 1941; January-December 1942; January-December 1943; January-December 1944; January-December 1945; January-December 1946; January-December 1947; January-June and August-December 1948; January-December 1949; January-December 1950; January-December 1951; January-December 1952; January-July and September-December 1953; January-December 1954; January-July, November, and December 1955; January and March-May 1956; October and November 1960; and June 1961 issues. The title changed format to a non-fiction adventure magazine in 1952. Stories by H. Bedford Jones, Nelson Bond, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sax Rohmer, and Ian Fleming. The WWII-era issues are in overall Very Good condition, and the rest are in overall Fine condition. Almost all have complete covers and spines, and supple off-white pages. Approximate Bookery's Guide to Pulps value for pre-1952 issues = $975. From the Frank Collection.

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    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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