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Argosy Weekly (continued)

Argosy Weekly Mar 9, 1940 (Vol 297 #4)  Gallery entry 3Feb2005
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    Munsey 128 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Rudolph Belarski (signed) for Till Doomsday

    Complete in this issue
  • Three Men and a Tub (novelet) by Theodore Roscoe
  • Line of Duty by Samuel W. Taylor
  • Till Doomsday (novelet) by Richard Sale
  • The Battle of Dabbit Run by Jim Kjelgaard
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Fred Law -- Dean of Daredevils
  • Courage for Two by Robert W. Cochran
    Serials
  • The Sun Sets at Five (2/7) by Borden Chase
  • The Green Flame (3/4) by Eric North
  • The White Oomailik (conclusion) by Frank Richardson Pierce

• Inside front cover ad with first issue cover of Detective Dime Novels

Condition: Moderate edgewear; wear at bottom of spine; writing over "O"; pages supple, browning.


Argosy Weekly Mar 30, 1940 (Vol 298 #1)  Gallery entry 29Apr2005
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    Munsey 128 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Rudolph Belarski for The Sea Ghost

    Complete in this issue
  • Gateway to Oblivion (novel) by Donald Barr Chidsey
  • The Sea Ghost by Kenneth Perkins
  • Legends of the Legionaries (picture feature) by W.A. Windas
  • Meeting Without Moonlight by David V. Reed
  • Victory (short short) by Robert Arthur
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Heroes for Humanity
    Serials
  • $1000 Every Thursday (2/5) by Jack Byrne
  • The Devil's Doubloons (3/5) by Johnston McCulley
  • The Sun Sets at 5 (5/7) by Borden Chase

• Editors ask readers' assistance in pinpointing publication of Swordsmen of Mars.

Condition: Light edgewear (tears, creases); FRONT COVER: shallow crease down center; BACK COVER: light soiling, staining, writing; PAGES: supple, light yellow, staining, writing in page 124 borders, dogears.


Argosy Weekly Apr 13, 1940 (Vol 298 #3)  Gallery entry 29Jan2005
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    Munsey 128 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Marshall Frantz for Gold in the Sky

    Complete in this issue
  • Second Generation by Robert Cochran
  • Gold in the Sky (novel) by Louis C. Goldsmith
  • Tildy Was a Lady by Richard Sale
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Count Moritz Sandor -- the Devil's Riding Master
  • Thundercloud Marsh by Jim Kjelgaard
    Serials
  • Bugles Are for Soldiers (1/5) by Charles Marquis Warren
  • $1000 Every Thursday (4/5) by Jack Byrne

• Page 5 is an ad for Prize Comics for May 1940.

Condition: Light edge and spine wear; diagonal cover crease down most of right edge; pages bright and supple.


Argosy Weekly Apr 20, 1940 (Vol 298 #4)  Gallery entry 28Apr2005
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    Munsey 112 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Rudolph Belarski for Kill Your Own Tigers

    Complete in this issue
  • Death Below Zero (novel) by Theodore Roscoe
  • Kill Your Own Tigers by Chandler Whipple
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Count Von Rovingno -- Royal Adventurer
  • Ol' Crow by Robert W. Cochran
  • Legends of the Legionaries (picture feature) by W.A. Windas
  • None But the Coward by Kenneth Perkins
    Serials
  • Bugles Are for Soldiers (2/5) by Charles Marquis Warren
  • $1000 Every Thursday (conclusion) by Jack Byrne

• From Tahiti, Donald Barr Chidsey sends a naive prescription for the world's leaders.

Condition: Moderate edgewear (small tears and chips); FRONT COVER: lower right edge tape at chip, top spine 1 inch tear, bottom spine 1/2 inch tear; BACK COVER: writing at top right, bottom right corner chip; PAGES supple, bright.


Argosy Weekly May 4, 1940 (Vol 298 #6)  Gallery entry 7Jan2005
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    Munsey 112 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Rudolph Belarski (signed) for The World That Drowned.

    Complete in this issue
  • The World that Drowned (novel) by Frederick C. Painton
  • Legends of the Legionaries (picture feature) by W.A. Windas
  • Nice Dogs Don't Sing Dixie by Richard Sale
  • The Man with the Marble Leg by John Dudley Phelps
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Teddy Blue Abbott -- Last of the Cowpokes
  • Ten'll Get You Twenty by Ben Freeman
  • Fish for a Dollar by Jim Kjelgaard
    Serials
  • Bugles Are for Soldiers (4/5) by Charles Marquis Warren (illustrated by V.E. Pyles)
  • Bowmen's Banner (conclusion) by Roy de S. Horn

Condition: Moderate edgewear, with chipping near top and bottom of right edge; writing under "AR"; back cover 1 1/4 inch tear about 1/3 down left edge, smaller tears below it; spine stress, front and back, including tears; staining along bottom half of back cover spine; pages bright and supple, only worn at top corner and staples of title page.


Argosy Weekly May 18, 1940 (Vol 299 #2)  Gallery entry 22Dec2004
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    Munsey 112 pages
    Cover by Rudolph Belarski for Watered Guns

    Complete in this issue
  • Blockade (novelet) by Robert Carse
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- William Henry Bisbee -- Four-War Man
  • Legends of the Legionaries (picture feature) by W.A. Windas
  • Where Wild Goats Drink by Jim Kjelgaard
  • Dynamite by Air (novelet) by Louis C. Goldsmith
  • The Flying Eye by Robert Arthur
    Serials
  • Watered Guns (1/2) by Walt Coburn
  • Death Under Water (2/5) by William Du Bois

Condition: Nearly detached front cover; chip out of front cover at bottom of spine; moderate edgewear; writing at top right back cover; bottom 1/4 inch of spine missing; 2 1/4 inch separation at back top of spine; pages supple, starting to brown.


Argosy Weekly Jun 15, 1940 (Vol 299 #6)  Gallery entry 14Mar2005
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    Munsey 112 pages (7x10")
    Cover by H.J. Ward (signed) for Man of the Flame

    Complete in this issue
  • To Ride a Crooked Trail (novelet) by C.K. Shaw
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- The Old Guard Battles for Democracy
  • Man of the Flame by Maurice Beam
  • Stars in My Crown (novelet) by Clark Bodey
  • Postmarked for Paradise by Robert Arthur
    Serials
  • Dr. Kildare Goes Home (3/4) by Max Brand
  • Sunrise Tomorrow (conclusion) by Arthur Leo Zagat

• Reader wonders if Roscoe will collect his Presidents stories in a book -- I'd been wondering about that myself!

Condition: Moderate edgewear (small tears, chipping, creases); FRONT COVER: mid-spine edge and bottom spine tape, inside edges taped; BACK COVER: inside and outside edges taped, writing at top; SPINE: wear; PAGES: supple, tan, TOC marked.


Argosy Weekly Jun 22, 1940 (Vol 300 #1)  Gallery entry 11Jun2005
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    Munsey 128 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Rudolph Belarski (signed) for The Harp and the Blade

    Complete in this issue
  • Cinderella and the Mob (novelet) by Cornell Woolrich
  • Just Call Me Wolf by Ray Nafziger
  • Demon of the Sand by Garnett Radcliffe
  • Move Over, Neptune (novelet) by Crawford Sullivan
  • One Time a Man by Louis C. Goldsmith
    Serials
  • The Harp and the Blade (1/7) by John Myers Myers
  • Dr. Kildare Goes Home (conclusion) by Max Brand

Condition: Moderate edgewear (tears, creases, chips); FRONT COVER: price stamps inside "R" of title and near center; BACK COVER: light soiling; PAGES supple, bright.


NEW! Argosy Weekly Jun 29, 1940 (Vol 300 #2)  Gallery entry 15Nov2005
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    Munsey 112 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Marshall Frantz for The Lake that Went Mad
    Complete in this issue
  • The Lake that Went Mad (novel) by Donald Barr Chidsey
  • The Tokiba Buddha by Alfred Batson
  • Bird of Jeopardy by Fred Englehardt
  • From Misty Swamp by Jim Kjelgaard
    Serials
  • Dead of Night (1/7) by Kurt Steel
  • The Harp and the Blade (2/7) by John Myers Myers

Condition: Light/moderate edgewear (tears, creases); SPINE: tip wear; BACK COVER: bottom left corner creased; PAGES supple, bright, first page soiled.


Argosy Weekly Jul 27, 1940 (Vol 300 #6)  Gallery entry 6Mar2005
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    Munsey 128 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Rudolph Belarski (signed) for All Survivors Report

    Complete in this issue
  • All Survivors Report (novel) by Georges Surdez
  • Meet Mrs. Wildcat by Tom Curry
  • Two for One by Jim Kjelgaard
    Serials
  • Yaqui Gold (1/5) by E. Hoffmann Price
  • Dead of Night (5/7) by Kurt Steel
  • The Harp and the Blade (6/7) by John Myers Myers

Condition: Moderate edgewear (tears, creases, chips); front cover: chips bottom left corner, bottom right edge and corner (large), lower right edge, tears, creasing and chips along mid right edge with several chips in-the-making, stain mid top edge bleeding through to page 25, writing under "R", small chips and rubbing along spine; spine: wear at tips; pages: supple, tanned, bottom left corners worn off.





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