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Argosy Weekly (continued)

Argosy Weekly Feb 15, 1936 (Vol 262 #2)  Gallery entry 18Feb2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by J. Coughlin (signed) for (Madison Square Garden) Golden Gloves

    Complete in this issue
  • Madison Square Garden (I -- Golden Gloves) by Judson P. Philips
  • The Imperial Code (novelette) by Ared White
  • White Addventure (true story) by Lt. Com. George O. Noville
  • The Diogenes Angle by Ted Copp
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Sir Claude De Crespigny -- Sportsman and adventurer
    Serials
  • Fire Island (2/3) by R.V. Gery
  • The Dark Waters (3/6) by William Corcoran
  • The Streak (4/6) by Max Brand
  • Once -- for a Thousand (conclusion, 6/6) by Borden Chase

• Plus departments. • Letter from Judson P. Philips on this issue's Madison Square Garden.

Condition: Moderate edgewear (tears); front cover: smudge in "O" of title; reader's crease and others; back cover: light soiling; spine: 1/2 inch top separation in back, 1 3/4 inch bottom separation, front and back, bottom 3/4 inch missing; pages supple, light tan.


Argosy Weekly Mar 21, 1936 (Vol 263 #1)  Gallery entry 04Jun2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by (uncredited) for Mr. Hazeltine -- Murderer

    Serials
  • Mr. Hazeltine -- Murderer (1/6) by George F. Worts
  • The Wildcatter (2/3) by Ted Copp
  • Death Rides the Wind (3/5) by Eustace L. Adams
  • Traitor's Shadow (conclusion, ) by John Wilstach -- Benedict Arnold
    Complete in this issue
  • Shark Trail (novelette) by Ralph R. Perry
  • White Adventure: Ice Party (true story) by Lt. Com. George O. Noville
  • Madison Square Garden: VI The Big Show by Judson P. Philips
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Jack Abernathy, wolf fighter

Condition: Moderate edgewear (tears, creases), light soiling; FRONT COVER: 2 inch top separation, bumpy at bottom spine, tape inside reinforcing edge chip; BACK COVER: detached; SPINE: dark, top 1 inch torn, bottom stained; PAGES supple, tan, light foxing, occasional crease.


Argosy Weekly Jun 20, 1936 (Vol 265 #2)  Gallery entry 6Mar2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Hubert Rogers (signed) for The Golden Knight

    Serials
  • The Golden Knight (1/7) by George Challis (aka Max Brand)
  • Henry Rides the Danger Trail (2/5) by W.C. Tuttle
  • The Alligator Ring (4/6) by Fred MacIsaac
  • Murderer's Paradise (conclusion) by George F. Worts
    Complete in this issue
  • Stowaway with Death (novelette) by Berton E. Cook
  • One Thousand Dollars, Mex. by R.V. Gery
  • The Easy Way to Chi by Herb Lewis
  • Giants that Battle the Air (picture feature) by L.U. Reavis
  • Any Jail Is a Jail by Edgar Piper
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- George Washington De Long, Polar Explorer
  • White Adventure (fact), No. 22 by Lt. Com. Geo. O. Noville

• Plus features, departments. • Funny letter using many author's names as regular words.

Condition: Moderate edgewear; front cover: 3/8 inch top separation, light warping; back cover: heavy foxing, writing; pages supple, light tan, foxing at edges plus light in front, heavy in back.


Argosy Weekly Jun 27, 1936 (Vol 265 #3)  Gallery entry 29Apr2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Hubert Rogers (signed) for Madame X of the Legion

    Complete in this issue
  • Madame X of the Legion (novelette) by Georges Surdez
  • Jungle Tribune by Allan Vaughan Elston
  • White Adventure (true story) by Lt. Com. Geo. O. Noville -- No. 23 My Gallant Companions
  • The Fancy Man by R.V. Gery
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Charley Rankin, Fire Fighting Ace
  • Two Red Corn Ears by H.H. Matteson
  • Three Smart Boys by Alfred Batson
    Serials
  • The Golden Knight (2/8) by George Challis (aka Max Brand)
  • Henry Rides the Danger Trail (Henry story) (3/5) by W.C. Tuttle
  • The Alligator Ring by Fred MacIsaac

Condition: Light/moderate edgewear (tears, creases); FRONT COVER: surface creases, pencilling; PAGES: supple, darkening, TOC marked, occasional tear, edge indentations (possible bundle-tying?)


Argosy Weekly Oct 10, 1936 (Vol 267 #6)  Gallery entry 18Feb2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Emmett Watson (signed) for Blue Norther

    Complete in this issue
  • Legionnaires Lost (novelette) by Robert Carse
  • Space Station No. 1 by Manly Wade Wellman
  • The Man with the Tin Nose by Theodore Roscoe
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Capt. John H. Craige -- High Adventure
  • The Ghost Camp by Donald Barr Chidsey
    Serials
  • Blue Norther (1/2) by Edgar L. Cooper
  • Raid of the China Clipper (3/5) by H. Bedford-Jones
  • Bengal Fire (conclusion) by L.G. Blochman

• Plus features, departments. • Reader letters request Men Who Make the Argosy and mixed story types. • Filler announces a new drug for curing depressions -- benzedrine.

Condition: Moderate edgewear (tears, chips, creases); spine wear at tips; back cover yellowed; pages supple, tan.


Argosy Weekly Nov 21, 1936 (Vol 268 #6)  Gallery entry 14Mar2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by V.E. Pyles (signed) for One Gun -- One Dollar

    Complete in this issue
  • Snake Charmer (novelette) by Richard Wormser
  • Agmar the Hittite by Arthur Dana Hall
  • Black Bandana (novelette) by Norbert Davis
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Arthur Vernay, Big Game Hunter
  • Not Dead Enough by William Merriam Rouse
  • Party at Midnight by L.W. Claflin
    Serials
  • One Gun -- One Dollar (1/2) by William E. Barrett
  • Annapolis, Ahoy! (5/7) by George Bruce
  • The Last Crusade (conclusion) by Martin McCall

Condition: Light edgewear (creases, small tears); FRONT COVER: stamped "5969" near bottom, light vertical crease near left side, light soiling; SPINE: "70" written twice -- to right of date and to left of price, wear at tips; BACK COVER: soiling; PAGES: supple, light tan, light wear at edges, corners, light impressions top pages 94 - 129.


Argosy Weekly Dec 19, 1936 (Vol 269 #4)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Emmett Watson (signed) for Gorilla Cargo

    Complete in this issue
  • Gorilla Cargo (novelette) by Richard Wormser
  • Money Player John Hawkins
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Col. Victor Morales, Discoverer of Toltec Gold
  • The Rubber Check (novelette) by Joel Townsley Rogers
  • Old Man Terry's River by Frank Richardson Pierce
  • Queer Street by William Chamberlain
    Serials
  • Man with the Painted Smile (2/4) by Eustace L. Adams
  • Will o' the Wisp (4/5) by H. Bedford-Jones
  • Hades (conclusion, 3/3) by Lester Dent

Condition: Light edgewear (tears); front cover: stamped "5073" bottom left, numerous small creases around title; "74" written twice on spine; pages supple, tanned.


Argosy Weekly Mar 13, 1937 (Vol 271 #4)  Gallery entry 14Jan2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Emmett Watson (signed) for High Heels -- and Henry

    Complete in this issue
  • Blue Bullets (novelette) by Norbert Davis
  • The Legion Marches On by Robert Carse
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- The man who tackled a lion bare-handed
  • Feed Him to the Crabs by Charles Alexander
  • Jack of Diamonds by William Chamberlain
    Serials
  • High Heels -- and Henry (1/4) by W.C. Tuttle
  • Skyway to Peril (2/3) by Eustace L. Adams
  • The American (3/7) by George Challis (aka Max Brand)
  • Z Is for Zombie (conclusion) by Theodore Roscoe

Condition: Moderate edgewear; chipping top and bottom of spine; 1 inch separation at back top of spine; 1/2 inch separation front and back bottom of spine; pages bright and supple, just a little dog-earing.


NEW! Argosy Weekly Mar 27, 1937 (Vol 271 #6)  Gallery entry 15Nov2005
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    Munsey 128 pages (7x10")
    Cover by (uncredited) for Doomed Liner
    Serials
  • Doomed Liner (1/6) by Garnett Radcliffe
  • Pretty Boy (conclusion, 2/2) by Max Brand
  • High Heels -- and Henry (3/4) by W.C. Tuttle
  • The American (5/7) by George Challis (aka Max Brand)
    Complete in this issue
  • Captain of Mutineers (novelette) by J.J. DesOrmeaux
  • By the Two-Toed Prophet by William Freeman Hough
  • Last Man Wins by R.V. Gery
  • Personal Record by William Edward Hayes
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Hawker and Sohn -- Air Trail-Blazers

In Argonotes, one reader disses fantastic stories, another misses the cover-top ship.

Condition: Light edgewear (tears, creases); FRONT COVER: bottom left corner worn and glued for reinforcement; SPINE: tip wear; PAGES supple, light tan, one taped edge segment.


Argosy Weekly Apr 3, 1937 (Vol 272 #1)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
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    Munsey 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Emmett Watson (signed) for Carnival Queen.
    Back cover Camel ad with photo of Dorothy Kilgallen (kinda cute back then)

    Serials
  • Carnival Queen (1/3) by Richard Wormser
  • Doomed Liner (2/6) by Garnett Radcliffe
  • The American (6/7) by George Challis (aka Max Brand)
  • High Heels -- and Henry (conclusion) by W.C. Tuttle
    Complete in this issue
  • Night on the Whangpoo (novelet) by Donald Barr Chidsey
  • A Racket in Blondes by Dale Clark
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- General Malin Craig -- Army Chief of Staff
  • Battle Piece by Murray Leinster
  • Great Study, Chemistry by Henry F. Church

• Contrary to the cover, no Richard Sale story inside (mentioned by Argonotes). • Reader likes all the illustrations.

Condition: Light edgewear (likely trimmed); FRONT COVER: top right staining, evident to about page 40; BACK COVER: staining, evident back through the inside; PAGES supple, light tan.





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