DETECTIVE TALES. DETECTIVE TALES. December 1949, No. 1 Volume 44.


Chicago: Popular Publications, Inc., 1949. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. John D. MacDonald story, "Case of the Burning Blonde." Detective Tales ran for eighteen years and was second only to Popular's Dime Detective in their detective magazine line-up. "It was a colorful, urgent, vigorous periodical, foaming with cheerful excesses; it was one of the classic pulp magazine." - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines pp. 153-157. Mild edge wear with some small closed tears, chip to front cover near spine, a good copy. (19395). Item #19395

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