Saturday night auction – Part three

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

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

Part 1 (1-50)
Part 2 (50.1 – 100)
Part 3 (101-150)
Part 4 (151-180)

101. CLARK ASHTON SMITH PHOTO – large photo, roughly 7-3/8” x 9-3/8”.  On back is a stamp for Wynn Bullock of Monterey, CA, presumably the photographer.

102. CHRISTMAS CARD FROM CLARK ASHTON SMITH TO GLENN LORD, DATED 1959 – handwritten to Glenn and signed by Smith.

CURRENT BID $225.00 – BIDDER #481

103. LETTER FROM CLARK ASHTON SMITH TO GLENN LORD, DATED MAY 15, 1960 – handwritten letter to Glenn, signed by Smith.

104. CLARK ASHTON SMITH DRAWING – in addition to being an author, CAS was also an artist.  This is of a demonic head; there’s a small piece of the paper missing lower right.  Based on the letter at #104, it’s possible this came from through Robert Barlow’s collection.

CURRENT BID $300 – BIDDER #481

105. LETTER FROM ALBERT & CHARLES BONI INC., PUBLISHERS, TO ROBERT E. HOWARD, DATED APRIL 26, 1928 – a rejection letter from this publisher to REH with respect to a manuscript of poetry REH had submitted, entitled “Singers in the Shadow.”  This collection was later published by Donald M. Grant in 1970.

106. Clark Ashton Smith, DARK CHATEAU – published by Arkham House in 1951 in an edition of 563 copies.  Inscribed to Glenn and signed by Smith (misdated 1939, for presumably 1959).  Insect damage to dust jacket; slight insect damage to boards.

107. Clark Ashton Smith, POEMS IN PROSE – published by Arkham House in 1964 in an edition of 1,016 copies.  Minor insect damage to dust jacket.  Signed by illustrator Frank Utpatel.

108. Robert E. Howard, CONAN THE CONQUEROR – this is the first U.K. edition, published by T.V. Boardman & Company, Ltd. in 1954.  It is much rarer than the earlier U.S. edition from Gnome Press.  Reprints the full length novel, “The Hour of the Dragon.”  Missing the dust jacket.

109. Robert E. Howard, LORD OF SAMARCAND AND OTHER ADVENTURE TALES OF THE OLD ORIENT – published by Bison Books in 2005.  Although the main edition was in trade paperback format, this is one of the rarer hardcover edition, which was in an edition of around 470-530 copies.

110. Robert E. Howard, POST OAKS AND SAND ROUGHS – published by Donald M. Grant in 1990 in an edition of 850 copies, with an intro by Glenn Lord.

111. LA REINA DE LA COSTA NEGRA – #24, 2/66 – scarce, early Conan comic book published in Mexico, also featuring Belit (the title of the comic translates as “Queen of the Black Coast”).

SATURDAY SESSION PART 2 – MATERIAL FROM OTHER CONSIGNORS

112. THE CAVALIER – 3/7/14 – Vanardy (Night Wind serial 2/5), Giesy (3/4), Monahan cover

113. THE ALL-STORY – 2/14 – ERB (“Warlord of Mars” 3/4), Stout, Monahan cover

CURRENT BID – $80 – BIDDER #427

114. ALL-STORY CAVALIER WEEKLY – 12/5/14 – England (“Empire in the Air” 4/4), Monahan cover; back cover

115. ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 5/29/15 – ERB (“Pellucidar” 5/5), Sheehan (“Abu, the Dawn-Maker” 4/5), Monahan cover

116. ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 6/19/15 – Giesy 2/4, Monahan cover

117. ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 10/9/15 – Packard 2/6, Abdullah (“God of the Invincibly Strong Arms: V”), Monahan cover

118. ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 11/13/15 – Footner (1/5), England 4/6, Monahan cover

CURRENT BID $80 – BIDDER #427

119. ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 1/29/16 – Grey 3/6, Stout 5/5, Monahan cover

120. ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 3/11/16 – Packard 1/5, Abdullah, Monahan cover

121. ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 5/6/16 – England 6/6, Gregory 2/4, Monahan cover

122. ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 2 issues – 5/10/19 (Footner 1/6, Flint, Stilson, Cohen & Giesy 3/4, Hall – “Into the Infinite” 5/6) & 1/31/20 (Cummings – “People of the Golden Atom” 2/6, Stilson 1/4, Rousseau 3/3) – both with Monahan covers

123. THE ARGOSY – 3/16 – Monahan cover

CURRENT BID $70 – BIDDER #333

124. THE ARGOSY – 11/17/17 – HBJ, Brand 2/7, Rousseau 6/6, Brent, Monahan cover

125. ARGOSY ALL-STORY WEEKLY – 7/15/22 – Fisher, Stilson, Monahan cover

126. PEOPLE’S FAVORITE MAGAZINE – 9/10/17 – HBJ, Dunn,Monahan cover

127. PEOPLE’S FAVORITE MAGAZINE – 10/10/17 – Giesy & Smith, England, Monahan cover

CURRENT BID $80 – BIDDER #333

128. TWO PULPS WITH MONAHAN COVERS – WESTERN STORY MAGAZINE 1/28/28 (Brand 3/6) & LOVE STORY MAGAZINE 5/15/26

128.1 FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES – complete run of 81 issues of this classic science fiction pulp, which ran from September 1939 through June 1953.  Authors include HPL, REH, Merritt, Bradbury, Hodgson, Kuttner, Moore, Lord Dunsany, Stoker, Wells, Cummings, England, Rohmer, Doyle, Derleth, Haggard, Heinlein, Mundy, Stevens and even Ayn Rand (her only pulp appearance).  Features some of Virgil Finlay’s best pulp artwork, as well as art by Paul, Saunders and Lawrence.  A cornerstone of any SF/fantasy pulp collection.

CURRENT BID $220 – BIDDER #427

128.2 FANTASTIC NOVELS – complete run of 25 issues of this classic science fiction pulp, which ran from July 1940 through April 1941 and then from March 1948 through June 1951.  Authors include HPL, Merritt, Cummings, Leinster, England, Brand and Stevens.  Features some of Virgil Finlay’s best pulp artwork, as well as art by Paul, Saunders and Lawrence.  A cornerstone of any SF/fantasy pulp collection.

CURRENT BID $140 – BIDDER #427

129. THE SHADOW – 2 issues – 5/1/34 (“Tower of Death”, Ernst) & 2/15/41 (“The Chinese Primrose”, Gould – Sheridan Doome)

CURRENT BID $100 – BIDDER #490

130. MYSTERY STORIES – 3/28

131. MYSTERY STORIES – 8/28 – Pendexter, front cover detached

132. MYSTERY STORIES – 10/28 – Whitehead

133. MYSTERY STORIES – 11/28 – Nebel, Donovan

134. THE CAVALIER – 10/10

135. THE NEW MAGAZINE – 1/11 – Kennicott (1/3)

136. THE POPULAR MAGAZINE – 2 issues – 7/09 (Balmer, Standish 2/6) & 7/23/15 (Biggers 2/3, Spears)

137. PEOPLE’S IDEAL FICTION MAGAZINE – 9/11 – Gregory 1/3

138. THE DANGER TRAIL – 1/28 – Roscoe, Perry, Holmes

139. TWO AVIATION PULPSFLYING ACES 8/32 (Dent, Burks, F. Davis) & AIR ADVENTURES 12/39 (v1n1; Verral, Whitehouse, McCauley cover)

140. FRENCH SCANDALS – 12/36 – scarce spicy pulp

CURRENT BID $500 – BIDDER #412

141. PEP STORIES – 9/29 – Woodford, Montanye, Bolles cover

CURRENT BID $300 – BIDDER #412

142. SPICY DETECTIVE STORIES – 10/35 – Bellem, Ward cover

CURRENT BID $40 – BIDDER #490

143. THE MYSTERIOUS WU FANG – 1/36 – Hogan, Fisher, J. Rozen cover

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #490

144. DETECTIVE DRAGNET – 9/32 – Dent (two stories, one under his name, one under Cliff Howe pseudonym), Chadwick – Wade Hammond, F. Davis

145. ACE-HIGH DETECTIVE MAGAZINE – 12/36 – F. Davis

CURRENT BID $50 – BIDDER #411

146. DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE – 3 issues – 8/25/33, 12/25/33 (McCulley – Thubway Tham) & 2/10/34 (McCulley – Thubway Tham) 

147. SUPER-DETECTIVE – 12/43 – Torrey

148. HOLLYWOOD DETECTIVE – 7/44 – Bellem

149. 10-STORY DETECTIVE – 7/41 – F. Brown, Saunders cover

CURRENT BID $40 – BIDDER #490

150. DIME MYSTERY – 2 issues – 12/47 (Fleming Roberts) & 6/48 (Powell, Gault)

 

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