ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION. 1939. . John W. Campbell ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION. July, Jr, No. 5 Volume 23.

ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION.

New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1939. Octavo, single issue, cover painting by Graves Gladney, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. This issue is considered to be the start of the "Golden Age of Science Fiction" in Astounding under Campbell's editorship. This issue contains the first story from A.E. Van Vogt, "The Black Destroyer" and the first appearance in Astounding by Isaac Asimov "Trends." An important historical issue of the most important science fiction magazine published at the time. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 60-103. Touch of wear to spine ends, a touch of edge rubbing, a fine copy. (21891). Item #21891

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