Friday night auction – Part Two

Here are the images and information for this May’s Windy City Friday Night Auction! We’ve split up the Friday Night Auction Lots into groups of 50, so it won’t take so long to refresh.

[To bid, simply fill out the form that can be found at the bottom of the page.]

On these special auctions, there will be a 10% buyers premium attached to each lot that is sold.

1-50 Listed Here
51-100 Listed Here
100.1-150 Listed Here
151-209 Listed Here

51. AMAZING STORIES – 8/27 – Wells (“War of the Worlds” 1/2), classic Paul cover [SEE LOT 103 FOR THE CONCLUSION OF THE WELLS’ SERIAL]

CURRENT BID $150 – BIDDER #206

LOTS 52-56 ARE THE COMPLETE 20 ISSUE RUN OF THE LEGENDARY U.K. SF MAGAZINE, SCOOPS

52. SCOOPS – 4 issues – 2/10/34 (v1n1), 2/17/34, 2/24/34 & 3/3/34

CURRENT BID $80 – BIDDER #333

53. “SCOOPS – 4 issues – 3/10/34, 3/17/34, 3/24/31 & 3/31/34

CURRENT BID $80 – BIDDER #333

54. SCOOPS – 4 issues – 4/7/34, 4/14/34, 4/21/34 & 4/28/34

CURRENT BID $80 – BIDDER #333

55. SCOOPS – 4 issues – 5/5/34, 5/12/34, 5/19/34 & 5/26/34 – contains parts 1-4 of Doyle’s “The Poison Belt”

CURRENT BID $80 – BIDDER #333

56. SCOOPS – 4 issues – 6/2/34, 6/9/34, 6/16/34 & 6/23/34 – contains parts 5 & 6 of Doyle’s “The Poison Belt”

CURRENT BID $80 – BIDDER #333

57. WEIRD TALES – 7/27 – CAS, Quinn, Munn, Rousseau

CURRENT BID $85 – BIDDER #413

58. WEIRD TALES – 7/32 – REH (“Wings in the Night” – Solomon Kane), Quinn, Rousseau, Cave

CURRENT BID $150 – BIDDER #413

59. WEIRD TALES – 8/32 – REH (poem), CAS, Derleth, Quinn, Rousseau

60. WEIRD TALES – 10/32 – CAS, Quinn, Williamson, Hamilton, Cave, Rousseau

CURRENT BID $100 – BIDDER #173

LOTS 61-64, 81-84, 121-124, 153-156 & 181-184 ARE THE COMPLETE 22 ISSUE RUN OF AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY

61. AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY – Winter 1928 – Wells (“When the Sleeper Wakes”)

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #413

62. AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY – Spring 1928

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #413

63. AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY – Summer 1928 – Keller

CURRENT BID $20 – BIDDER #413

64. AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY – Fall 1928 – Williamson, Keller

CURRENT BID $20 – BIDDER #413

 

65. CLARK ASHTON SMITH, “EBONY AND CRYSTAL” – a copy of a rare Clark Ashton Smith volume of poetry, “Ebony and Crystal,” published in 1922 in an edition of 500 copies (of which this is #328).  SIGNED BY SMITH.

CURRENT BID $350 – BIDDER #413

66. FREDRIC BROWN, “ANGELS AND SPACESHIPS” – hardcover anthology (in jacket) of 17 of Brown’s stories, 8 of which were from Astounding and Unknown, published by E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc. in 1954.  INSCRIBED BY BROWN TO SAM PEEPLES.

CURRENT BID $375 – BIDDER #324

67. PLANET STORIES – 2 issues – Winter 1943 (Kuttner, Bond) & Spring 1944 (Bradbury, Bracket, Brown, Bond)

CURRENT BID $40 – BIDDER #206

68. PLANET STORIES – 2 issues – Summer 1944 (Bradbury, Brackett, Wellman) & Fall 1944 (Kuttner, Jacobi)

CURRENT BID $40 – BIDDER #206

69. PLANET STORIES – 2 issues – Winter 1944 (Bradbury) & Spring 1945 (Brackett, Jacobi)

CURRENT BID $40 – BIDDER #206

70. PLANET STORIES – 2 issues – Summer 1945 & Fall 1945 (Cummings, Fox)

CURRENT BID $40 – BIDDER #206

LOTS 71-73, 111-113 & 130-133 ARE THE COMPLETE 17 ISSUE RUN OF CAPTAIN FUTURE

71. CAPTAIN FUTURE – Winter 1940 (v1n1) – Hamilton, Keller 1/4

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #206

72. CAPTAIN FUTURE – 2 issues – Spring 1940 (Hamilton, Keller 2/4) & Summer 1940 (Hamilton, Keller 3/4)

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #206

73. CAPTAIN FUTURE – 2 issues – Fall 1940 (Hamilton, Keller 4/4) & Winter 1941 (Hamilton, Brown)

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #206

74. MANLY WADE WELLMAN – LETTER TO BOB WEINBERG – typed letter, signed Manly, from Wellman to Bob Weinberg dated December 21 (winter solstice) 1979.  Discusses John the Balladeer, Astounding and more.

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #324

75. ANDRE NORTON CORRESPONDENCE FILE –7 letters (6 typed and signed, one handwritten and signed, plus a photocopy of another letter) from SF and fantasy author Andre Norton, dated between 1978 and 1982.  The recipient is blacked out on all of them with marker.  Info on Norton’s writing, and encouragement on the recipient’s writing.

CURRENT BID $200 – BIDDER #413

76. KARL EDWARD WAGNER – HANDWRITTEN LETTER TO CHET DATED DECEMBER 2, 1977 – has mentions of “The Other Ones” and “The Last Wolf”, as well as Fantasy Tales #2.  The lot also contains a photocopy of a letter by E. Hoffmann Price to Wagner dated March 19, 1978 and letter (with envelope) from Jonathan Bacon of Fantasy Crossroads dated March 22, 1977.

CURRENT BID $30 – BIDDER #324

77. WEIRD TALES – 1/25 – HPL (“The Festival”), Price, Quinn, Long

CURRENT BID $350 – BIDDER #329

78. WEIRD TALES – 3/25 – Quinn, La Spina, Burks

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #100

79. WEIRD TALES – 9/25 – HPL (“The Temple”), Price, Long

CURRENT BID $330 – BIDDER #100

80. WEIRD TALES – 10/28 – Derleth, D. Wandrei, Ernst, Munn (1/3), Quinn, Roscoe

CURRENT BID $275 – BIDDER #100

81. AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY – Winter 1929 – Gernsback (“Ralph 124C41+”)

82. AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY – Spring 1929 – Hamilton, Coblentz

83. AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY – Summer 1929 – Keller 

84. AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY – Fall 1929 – Hamilton, Keller

85. “LOST UNDERWORLD”, “CRIME FLIES” AND “COSMIC CALAMITY” BY BELLI LUIGI –three rare Australian science fiction/horror booklets published by Transport Publishing Co. in 1949 and 1950 as part of the Scientific Thriller series.

CURRENT BID $215 – BIDDER #415

86. “THE FATAL FOCUS” AND “THE TIME THIEF” BY PAUL VALDEZ & “TIME HAS A DOOR” BY OTTO KENSCH – three rare Australian science fiction/horror booklets published by Transport Publishing Co. between 1949 and 1951 as part of the Scientific Thriller series.

CURRENT BID $200 – BIDDER #415

87. PLANET STORIES – Winter 1939 (v1n1)

CURRENT BID: $200 – BIDDER #100

88. PLANET STORIES – Spring 1940 – Bond, Cummings

CURRENT BID $40 – BIDDER #206

89. PLANET STORIES – Summer 1940 – Cummings

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #307

90. PLANET STORIES – Fall 1940 – Bond, Cummings, Wollheim

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #307

91. MARY ELIZABETH COUNSELMAN CORRESPONDENCE FILE – three letters (with envelopes) from Weird Tales author Counselman to Bob and Phyllis Weinberg, signed by Counselman, all from 1990, one typed, two handwritten.  One contains a photo of Counselman, which she has signed with her full name of the reverse and written: “Taken on the houseboat ‘Wild Bill’ (30 ft.) by Ed Hoffman (sic) Price 1974, South Sauty Creek Camp, near Guntersville, Ala.” (someone, presumably Counselman, has colored parts of this photo in with blue ink).  Another contains an 8 page manuscript for a short story, “The Dreamtime,” while the third contains a 7 page manuscript for a short story, “Direct Contact” (under her penname Sanders McCrorey).  Both stories appear to be unpublished.

CURRENT BID $300 – BIDDER #413

92. FREDERICK FAUST SIGNED CHECK – check issued by The Frank A. Munsey Company pulp chain dated March 8, 1917, in the amount of $250, as payment for the novelette “One Glass of Wine for Richard” by Faust, which appeared under his Max Brand pseudonym in the October 6, 1917 issue of All-Story Weekly under the title, “One Glass of Wine!”  Endorsed by him on the back.

CURRENT BID $60 – BIDDER #365

93. NORVELL PAGE SIGNED CHECK – this was issued by the Popular Publications pulp chain on December 20, 1935, in the amount of $112, as payment for “Two Against the Law” (Detective Tales, April 1936 as “Death for His Fee!”).  Endorsed by Page (best known for his Spider novels), as well as Eva M. Walker, on the back.

CURRENT BID $60 – BIDDER #365

94. STRANGE TALES OF MYSTERY AND TERROR – 9/31 (v1n1) – CAS, Cummings, Rousseau

CURRENT BID $175 – BIDDER #100

95. STRANGE TALES OF MYSTERY AND TERROR – 11/31 – Rousseau, Burks, Whitehead

CURRENT BID $140 – BIDDER #206

96. STRANGE TALES OF MYSTERY AND TERROR – 1/32 – CAS, Derleth, Cave, Hamilton, Williamson, Whitehead

CURRENT BID $200 – BIDDER #100

 

97. WEIRD TALES – 3/36 – REH (Conan – “The Hour of the Dragon” 4/5), CAS, Ernst (Doctor Satan), Kuttner (“The Graveyard Rats”, his first published story), Hamilton

CURRENT BID $250 – BIDDER #427

98. WEIRD TALES – 2/36 – REH (Conan – “The Hour of the Dragon” 3/5), HPL (“The Temple”), Moore (Northwest Smith), Owen, Ernst

CURRENT BID: $220 – BIDDER #427

99. WEIRD TALES – 1/36 – REH (Conan – “The Hour of the Dragon” 2/5), Moore (Jirel of Joiry), Derleth, Quinn, Ernst (Doctor Satan)

CURRENT BID $260 – BIDDER #427

100. WEIRD TALES – 12/35 – REH (Conan – “The Hour of the Dragon” 1/5), CAS, Hamilton, Ernst

CURRENT BIDDER: $350 – BIDDER #411

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