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    [Hugo Gernsback] Collection of Eleven Hugo Gernsback Digests from 1944 through 1966.
    An inventor, writer, and publisher, Gernsback is probably best remembered for his numerous science fiction magazines and booklets. His contribution to the genre was so significant he is often referred to as The Father of Science Fiction. The annual Science fiction Achievement Awards were named after him ("the Hugo"). Here we offer eleven futuristic and extremely entertaining Gernsback Digests, bearing word-play titles and featuring interesting and outrageous inventions and descriptions of life in the future. All issues are twelvemo. Offered here are: Radiocracy (1944), Tame (1945), Harpy's Bizarre (1945), Digest of Digests (1946), Mini Radio Craft (1947), Jollier's (1948), Quip (1949), Forecast (1952, 1955, and 1957), and Newspeek (1966). Complete with mock ads and absurd "inventions of the future." All in fine to very fine condition. Guaranteed enjoyable reading! From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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