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    [Jerry Siegel]. A Wonderful Superman-Related Lot, including: Jerry Siegel. Original Typescript for "The Road to Lucre", which was intended as the chapter of a book by Siegel called Wild, Wild World. Six pages, rectos only, 8.5 x 11 inch plain paper, with some holographic editorial corrections, presumably in Siegel's hand. Paperclip stains, else fine. [and:] Jerry Siegel. Typed Letter Signed, "Jerry Siegel", one page, 8.5 x 11 inch plain paper, to Richard Lupoff, regarding submissions to Canaveral Press, including the manuscript of "The Road to Lucre." With two stamps for return postage should Lupoff decide against the submission, the original mailing envelope, a photocopy of the fanzine Science Fiction, the Advance Guard of Future Civilization,: Vol. 1, #3, and an interesting strip of 16mm film with a complete Superman comic strip story. Paperclip stains to the TLS, usual mailing folds, else fine. [and:] George Lowther. Superman. New York: Random House, 1942. First appearance of Superman in book form. Octavo. 215 pages. Illustrated by Joe Shuster, some in color. Publisher's original red cloth with blue titles and decorative stamping. Original illustrated dust jacket. Minor staining and edge wear to the boards. Toning to the endpapers and text edges. Noticeable wear, chipping, and tape stains to the jacket. A very good book in a fair jacket. Overall, a unique offering of Superman-related material.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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