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Blue Book (continued)

Blue Book Apr 1936 (Vol 62 #6)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
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    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

    Serials
  • Kioga of the Wilderness (1/7) by William L. Chester
  • Caravan Treasure by James Francis Dwyer -- Flanagan illustrations
    Complete in this issue
  • The Flaming Finish by Leland Jamieson
  • The Wind and the Rain by Captain William Outerson
  • Arms and Men by H. Bedford-Jones -- XV The Inca Speaks
  • Closed for the Season by Thomas W. Duncan -- Briggs illustration
  • The Rebellion of Small Fry by Fulton Grant -- Briggs illustrations
  • A Bluff and a Prayer by Robert R. Mill
  • Urgent Radiogram by Patrick O'Keeffe -- Briggs illustration
  • The Mines of Sheba's Queen (novelette) by William J. Makin

• Plus Prize Stories of Real Experience

Condition: Light edgewear; BACK COVER: light soiling, creasing; PAGES supple, light with browning edges, some small pieces out and tears, "DOS" written at top of some pages.


Blue Book May 1936 (Vol 63 #1)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
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    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

    Serials
  • Kioga of the Wilderness (2/7) by William L. Chester
  • Caravan Treasure by James Francis Dwyer -- Flanagan illustrations
    Complete in this issue
  • Three Thousand or Bust by Francis Cockrell
  • Drums Across the Sea by Charles Layng
  • No Flame More Fierce by Fulton Grant -- *Briggs illustrations
  • Head Work by Robert R. Mill
  • Arms and Men by H. Bedford-Jones -- XVI The Sallee Rover
  • Horses Are More Human by Elmer Davis
  • The Tattooed Man by William J. Makin
  • The Lair in the Swamp (novelette) by Leland Jamieson

• Plus Prize Stories of Real Experience

Condition: FRONT COVER: dust shadow across bottom edge; BACK COVER: minor scuffing and soiling; PAGES supple, light, a tear and a dogear, "2/5" written at top of 1st page.


Blue Book Jun 1936 (Vol 63 #2)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
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    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

    Serials
  • Kioga of the Wilderness (3/7) by William L. Chester
  • Caravan Treasure by James Francis Dwyer -- *Flanagan illustrations
    Complete in this issue
  • A Hunch in Time by Leland Jamieson
  • Maybe He Was a Hero by Fulton Grant -- *Briggs illustrations
  • The Wastrel by Bill Adams
  • Arms and Men by H. Bedford-Jones -- XVII From the Depths
  • The Masked Marvel by Eustace Cockrell
  • Murder on the Merry-Go-Round by William J. Makin
  • Night Final by Frederick C. Painton
  • Journeyman Cop (novelette) by Robert R. Mill
  • Fighting John (fact) by Lowell Thomas and John McCloy

• Plus Prize Stories of Real Experience

Condition: Light edgewear, reader's creases; SPINE: tip wear; PAGES supple, light tan, occasional tears, pieces missing, dogears.


Blue Book Jul 1936 (Vol 63 #3)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
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    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

    Serials
  • Caravan Treasure (conclusion) by James Francis Dwyer -- Flanagan illustrations
  • Kioga of the Wilderness (4/7) by William L. Chester
    Complete in this issue
  • Made in America (feature) by Carl Sandburg
  • Right-Hand Man by Eustace Cockrell
  • Arms and Men by H. Bedford-Jones -- XVIII Lancaster Irons
  • The Lord Delivers by Allan Vaughan Elston -- *Briggs illustrations
  • Double Exposure by Robert R. Mill -- *Briggs illustrations
  • The Outcasts of Diamond Flat by Beatrice Grimshaw
  • The Outlaw by Arthur Hawthorne Carhart
  • Duelists in the Dark (novelette) by William J. Makin
  • Fighting John (fact) by Lowell Thomas and John McCloy
  • The Brown Napoleon (interview) by William J. Makin -- Haile Selassie

• Plus Prize Stories of Real Experience

Condition: Light edgewear; FRONT COVER: 1/2 inch top separation, slight bottom separation; BACK COVER: 1 inch top separation, 1/4 inch bottom separation; PAGES supple, light, writing top right corner 1st page.


Blue Book Aug 1936 (Vol 63 #4)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
BlueBook0836.jpg
    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

    Serials
  • Kioga of the Wilderness (5/7) by William L. Chester
    Complete in this issue
  • Made in America (feature) by Carl Sandburg
  • The Fist and the Sword by Fulton Grant -- *Briggs illustrations
  • Ladder to the Stars by James Francis Dwyer -- Flanagan illustrations
  • Happy Birthday by Robert R. Mill
  • Arms and Men by H. Bedford-Jones -- XIX The Cardinal Smiles
  • His Neck or His Ticket by Richard Howells Watkins
  • Mr. Mistake by Bigelow Neal
  • Just a Radio Man -- Orban illustrations
  • A Captain of the Legion by Armand Brigaud
  • Fighting John (fact) by Lowell Thomas and John McCloy

• Plus Prize Stories of Real Experience

Condition: Light edgewear; FRONT COVER: dust shadow across top edge; BACK COVER: slight top separation, dust shadow across top edge, light soiling; PAGES supple, bright, some dogears.


Blue Book Sep 1936 (Vol 63 #5)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
BlueBook0936.jpg
    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

    Complete in this issue
  • The Star of Hope (novel) by Captain Dingle
  • Springfield 00078596 by Fulton Grant
  • Seller, Beware! by Eustace Cockrell
  • Arms and Men by H. Bedford-Jones -- XX The Coup de Grace
  • Jailbait by Robert R. Mill -- Briggs illustrations
  • Tigers Are Stupid by Warren Hastings Miller
  • All Solid in the Head by Bigelow Neal
  • Escape by Reginald Barker -- Briggs illustration
  • Fighting John (fact) by Lowell Thomas and John McCloy
  • Made in America (feature) by Carl Sandburg
    Serials
  • Kioga of the Wilderness (6/7) by William L. Chester

• Plus Prize Stories of Real Experience

Condition: Very light edgewear; FRONT COVER: writing under month; SPINE: light tip wear; PAGES supple, light, edges yellowing.


Blue Book Oct 1936 (Vol 63 #6)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
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    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

    Serials
  • Tempest over Africa (1/?) by Achmed Abdullah
  • Kioga of the Wilderness (7/7) by William L. Chester
    Complete in this issue
  • Aboard the Clipper -- 1936 by Blaine Miller and Jean Dupont Miller
  • Arms and Men by H. Bedford-Jones -- XXI The First Submarine
  • Just Like That! by Robert R. Mill
  • Half-Pint Goes Noble by Fulton Grant -- Briggs illustrations
  • The Nail and the Necklace by Charles Gilson -- Flanagan illustrations
  • Trigger Man by Eustace Cockrell
  • The Pit that He Digged (novelette) by Wilbur Hall
  • Made in America (feature) by Carl Sandburg

• Plus Prize Stories of Real Experience

Condition: Light edgewear (creases); FRONT COVER: soiling, 1 inch top and bottom separation; BACK COVER: soiling, top left corner missing, mid-top edge chip; SPINE: top tip wear, bottom 1/4 inch missing; PAGES supple, light with yellowing edges.


Blue Book Mar 1937 (Vol 64 #5)  Gallery entry 25Apr2005
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    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

    Complete in this issue
  • The Devil Came to Our Valley (novelette) by Fulton T. Grant -- Briggs illustrations
  • One Against a Wilderness (novelette) by William Chester
  • The Emperor by H. Bedford-Jones
  • New Bloom by Kenneth Perkins -- Briggs illustrations
  • Ships and Men by H. Bedford-Jones and Captain L.B. Williams -- III The Mother Reef
  • Plan 27-A by Robert R. Mill
  • A Fighting Actor (memoir) by Victor McLaglen
  • Made in America (feature) by Carl Sandburg -- Lincoln and Liberty song
    Serials
  • The Treasure of Vanished Men by James Francis Dwyer -- Flanagan illustrations
  • Life's a Fight, Kit! by Gordon Keyne

• Plus Prize Stories of Real Experience

Condition: Light edgewear (creases, small tears); FRONT COVER: reader's crease; BACK COVER: light creasing; SPINE: light tip wear; PAGES supple, yellowing.


Blue Book Oct 1937 (Vol 65 #6)  Gallery entry 6Jul2005
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    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops for Holding the Course
    Inside front cover feature Who's Who in Blue Book includes brief author bio of Edgar Rice Burroughs also announcing next issue's first installment of Tarzan and the Elephant Men.

    Complete in this issue
  • The Assassins of Angora by William J. Makin -- Briggs illustrations
  • Visitors from Venus by Anthony Rud
  • Warriors in Exile by H. Bedford-Jones
  • The Right Kind of Tough by Luke Short
  • From Hangtown to the Sea by Kenneth Perkins
  • The Case of the Young Steve by Robert R. Mill
  • Ships and Men: X -- Cleopatra's Beads by H. Bedford-Jones and Captain L.B. Williams
  • Freedom's Highwayman (novel) by Ewing Walker
    Serials
  • The Valley Stronghold (2/3) by Gregorio Somers

• Plus Real Experiences

Condition: Light corner wear; FRONT COVER: writing in top left corner of illustration; BACK COVER: light soiling; PAGES supple, light.


Blue Book Mar 1938 (Vol 66 #5)  Gallery entry 24Aug2005
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    McCall 144 pages (7x10")
    Cover by Herbert Morton Stoops for Kioga of the Unknown Land

    Serials
  • Kioga of the Unknown Land (pt 1) by William Chester
  • A Price on His Head (chs 11-15) by William McLeod Raine
    Complete in this issue
  • Death on Talisman Mountain by Fulton Grant -- Briggs illustrations
  • Strange Escapes 11: Three Electric Words by Gordon Keyne
  • Flotsam by Leland Jamieson
  • Ships and Men 15: A Girl Like a Sword by H. Bedford-Jones and Capt. L.B. Williams
  • Warriors in Exile 10: A Crown Is Earned by H. Bedford-Jones
  • Right in His Lap by Robert Mill
  • Murder on the Copperaxe (novelette) by Reg Dinsmore

• Plus True Stories of Adventure
Condition: Almost like new; PAGES supple, light tan, slightly darker edges, very shallow 7/8" vertical outer edge crease (pg 73 on).





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