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Argosy

Argosy Oct 4, 1941 (Vol 311 #2)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Cover by H.J. Ward (?)
    Back cover attractive Chesterfield ad with Angela Cummins.

    Complete in this issue
  • Nazi Terror over New York (speculative article) by Robinson MacLean -- Argosy's Blue-ribbon Feature -- photos + illustrations
  • Deep Blue Danger by Richard Howells Watkins
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Major L.T. Burwash, Mapper of the North
  • Coach and Four (novelet) by Eustace Cockrell
  • Trouble Wheels (novelet) by C.K. Shaw
  • Killer, Go Home by Robert Arthur
    Serials
  • Seven Mile House (1/4) by Max Brand
  • Minions of the Shadow (3/5) by William Gray Beyer

• Last weekly issue ("Weekly" no longer appears under "Argosy" on the cover). An Important Step Forward puts a positive spin on the change in publishing frequency and feature stories. • Argonotes devotes space to the hardcover publication of the popular serial The Harp and the Blade by John Myers Myers.

Condition: Light edgewear; pages supple, like new.


Argosy Nov 1, 1941 (Vol 311 #3)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Cover photo of Henry Fonda in Wild Geese Calling

    Complete in this issue
  • I Escaped the Nazis (article) by "Jon Hendel" -- Argosy's Blue-Ribbon Feature -- illustration + photos
  • Lo, the Tattooed People! by Charles Marquis Warren
  • Viva Gringo! (novel) by Arthur Lawson
  • No More Fridays by Crawford Sullivan
  • Legends of the Legionaries (picture feature) by W.A. Windas
  • Men Who Make the Argosy -- Crawford Sullivan
    Serials
  • Seven Mile House (2/4) by Max Brand
  • Minions of the Shadow (4/5) by William Gray Beyer

• Title stripe is no longer divided, very much like the old one, except the ship is still behind the "A". • First biweekly issue. Every Other Wednesday next to issue date.

Condition: Lightest edgewear; pages supple, like new.


Argosy Nov 15, 1941 (Vol 311 #4)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)

    Complete in this issue
  • Destruction of the Panama Canal! (speculative article) by Don Bate -- Argosy's Blue-Ribbon Feature -- illustration + photos.
  • Touchdown C.O.D. by William R. Cox
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Dan Beard -- Greatest of Scouts
  • Slay the Wild Beast by George Masselman
  • Devil on a Reef (novelet) by William DuBois
    Serials
  • Ramrod Ridge (1/6) by William Colt MacDonald
  • Seven Mile House (3/4) by Max Brand
  • Minions of the Shadow (conclusion, 5/5) by William Gray Beyer

• Mail-in offer for 8 1/2 x 11 photo of Gene Autry and Champion in exchange for the red star on the cover. • Multiple illustrations per story. • Readers like Maxwell and Finlay.

Condition: Light edgewear (creasing, stains); very slight spine roll, staples rusty; back cover: light soiling, date stamp; pages supple, light, some smudges.


Argosy Nov 29, 1941 (Vol 311 #5)  Gallery entry 31Dec2004
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Cover by H.J. Ward (signed) for Veni Vidi -- Vichy.

    Complete in this issue
  • Veni Vidi -- Vichy (article) by Robert Carse -- Argosy's Blue-Ribbon Feature -- illustration + photos
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Mickey Morgan -- Bat Man
  • Granite Mug by Richard Howells Watkins
  • Tiger in Black (novel) by Edwin Truett
  • Legends of the Legionaries (picture feature) by W.A. Windas
    Serials
  • Give Me Ten Men (1/2) by Charles Marquis Warren
  • Ramrod Ridge (2/6) by William Colt MacDonald
  • Seven Mile House (conclusion, 4/4) by Max Brand

• Multiple illustrations per story. • Reader dislikes the intrusion of current events.

Condition: Light edgewear (creases); back cover: soiling, interior creases; pages supple, like new.


Argosy Dec 13, 1941 (Vol 311 #6)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Cover by Virgil Finlay (signed) -- one hand disembodied?, both tiny!

    Complete in this issue
  • Peril in the Pacific (article) by E. Hoffmann Price -- Argosy's Blue-Ribbon Feature -- illustration + photos
  • Cap'n Spry (novelet) by Robert A. Nicolls
  • Tell Me About Tomorrow by Nelson S. Bond
  • River Man by Frank Bonham
    Serials
  • Assignment in Guiana (1/6) by George Harmon Coxe
  • Ramrod Ridge (3/6) by William Colt MacDonald
  • Give Me Ten Men (conclusion, 2/2) by Charles Marquis Warren

• Table of contents categorizes stories, e.g., The Caribbean, The Sea, The West, Fantasy, etc. • Reader wants color illustrations

Condition: Light edgewear; spine: split 3/4 inch at bottom; back cover: light soiling, small stain under top staple; pages supple, light yellow.


Argosy Dec 27, 1941 (Vol 312 #1)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Photo-cover of Sabu in The Jungle Book

    Complete in this issue
  • Shoot First -- Our Navy Is Ready! (article) by Corey Beckwith -- Argosy's Blue-Ribbon Feature
  • Ghost on Lonesome Hill (novelet) by Theodore Roscoe
  • Lady of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Mary Wiggins -- Queen of the Daredevils
  • Dynamite for Luck (novelet) by Louis C. Goldsmith
  • Defense of the Realm by Richard Sale
  • To the Last Ditch by Bruce Hutchinson
    Serials
  • Assignment in Guiana (2/6) by George Harmon Coxe
  • Ramrod Ridge (4/6) by William Colt MacDonald

Condition: Light edge and spine wear; stain at front mid-top edges; staples rusty; pages supple, light.


Argosy Jan 10, 1942 (Vol 312 #2)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Cover by H.J. Ward for Dynamite, Jr.

    Complete in this issue
  • Hitler Murders Nations (article) -- by Josef Forman & Robert Carse -- Argosy's Blue-Ribbon Feature -- illustration + photos
  • Men of Daring (picture feature) by Stookie Allen -- Lord Desborough -- Grand Old Adventurer
  • Killer, What's Your Name? (novel) by Frederick C. Davis
  • Hungry Ship by R.V. Gery
  • Legends of the Legionaries (picture feature) by W.A. Windas
  • Dynamite, Jr. by Frank Richardson Pierce
  • Man Oughta Be a Brother by Francis M. Cockrell
    Serials
  • Assignment in Guiana (3/6) by George Harmon Coxe
  • Ramrod Ridge (5/6) by William Colt MacDonald

Condition: Lightest edgewear; back cover: light soiling; pages supple, light.


Argosy Jan 24, 1942 (Vol 312 #3)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Cover by H.J. Ward (signed) for Only the Valiant

    Complete in this issue
  • Blood Bath for Poland (article) by Josef Forman and Robert Carse -- Argosy's Blue Ribbon Feature -- Hitler Murders Nations II -- illustration + photos
  • Legends of the Legionaries (picture feature) by W.A. Windas
  • The Uninventor by Richard Shattuck
  • High Iron Rolling (novelet) by William Edward Hayes
  • Dark Battle by Louis C. Goldsmith
  • Men Who Make the Argosy -- Louis C. Goldsmith
    Serials
  • Only the Valiant (1/6) by Charles Marquis Warren
  • Assignment in Guiana (4/6) by George Harmon Coxe
  • Ramrod Ridge (conclusion, 6/6) by William Colt MacDonald

• Reader likes red band and Finlay, but not large size, Bok or Maxwell.

Condition: Light edgewear; back cover: light soiling, stains; pages supple, light.


Argosy Feb 7, 1942 (Vol 312 #4)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Photo-cover of Fay McKenzie, Republic Pictures Starlet

    Complete in this issue
  • Hitler's Secret Terror (article) by Josef Forman and Robert Carse -- Argosy's Blue Ribbon Feature -- Illustration + photos
  • Murder: Do Not Disturb (novel) by Norbert Davis
  • Sixth Column by Borden Chase
  • How Japan Debauches Chinese Girls (article) by Earl H. Leaf
  • Salvation Bullet by Jim Kjelgaard
    Serials
  • Only the Valiant (2/6) by Charles Marquis Warren
  • Assignment in Guiana (5/6) by George Harmon Coxe

Condition: Light edgewear; back cover: light soiling; pages supple, light.


Argosy Feb 21, 1942 (Vol 312 #5)  Gallery entry 28Feb2005
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    Munsey 66 pages (bedsheet)
    Old-fashioned cover painting (H.J. Ward ?).

    Complete in this issue
  • Bring 'Em Back Dead (novelet) by Richard Wormser
  • Why Lewis Hates Roosevelt (article) by Lawrence Stafford -- Argosy's Blue-Ribbon Feature -- Illustration + photos.
  • The Very Ancient Mariners by James Norman
  • Danger in the Wind by Jim Kjelgaard
  • France -- Treachery Pays Off (article) by Josef Forman & Robert Carse -- Hitler Murders Nations IV -- Illustration + photos
  • The Town-Maker by Tom W. Blackburn
    Serials
  • Only the Valiant (3/6) by Charles Marquis Warren
  • Assignment in Guiana (conclusion, 6/6) by George Harmon Coxe

• Looking Forward announces the New Argosy, promising more features and illustrations. • Letter from reader trying to remember The Ship of Ishtar.

Condition: Light edgewear and soiling; pages supple, like new.





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