A short list of mostly classic science fiction and fantasy featuring a number of award winning titles. From a recent collection purchase with my colleague L. W. Currey.
ASTOUNDING is the longest running Science Fiction magazine, started in 1930 it continues today. Recently added is a new selection with many issues from 1939-1941. John W. Campbell, Jr. assumed the editorship in 1937. In 1939 Campbell presided over the "Golden Age of Science Fiction," which started with the July 1939 issue. His stable of authors is a who's who of classic writers: Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Theodore Sturgeon, Jack Williamson, L. Sprague DeCamp, A.E. van Vogt, Eric Frank Russell and on and on-many of whom he publshed their first stories. Additionaly during this time - the classic cover paintings by Hubert Rogers. Campbell edited the magazine until 1971, sheparding the name change in the 1960s to ANALOG.