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    The Shadow (Street & Smith) December 1939-August 1942 Bound Volumes. Includes copies of the December 1 and 15, 1939, January 1-December 15, 1940, January 1-August 15, 1941, and and March 1-August 15, 1942 issues of the series, plus the 1942 edition of the Shadow Annual, that have been trimmed and bound into a set of ten hardcover volumes. Highlights include the second, third, and fourth appearances of the Shadow's nemesis, Shiwan Khan, and the first appearance of love interest Margo Lane; the copy of the Annual is the scarce cover variation with some of the cover text blocked out. The pulps are complete with otherwise undamaged covers, and exhibit a moderate amount of tanning and areas of chipping along the edges. Aside from having been trimmed and bound, the pulps are in overall Very Good condition. Two of the hardcover volumes show some water damage to the tail of the spine and some of the contents; all have fading to the spine, some mild wear, and corner bumping, but with solid binding. Bookery's Guide to Pulps VG value for group = $3,275. From the Frank Collection.

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