TALES OF WONDER. TALES OF WONDER. Spring 1942 ., Walter H. Gillings, number 16.


Kingswood, Surrey: The World's Work (1913) Ltd., 1942. Octavo, single issue, cover by J. Nicolson, pictorial wrappers. The final issue, with an announcement as such on the front cover. Britain's first adult oriented science fiction magazine, at first publishing solely original material from British authors and reprints from U.S. magazines, and later adding new material from American authors. "Tales of Wonder was a lively, entertaining and enjoyable magazine..." Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Weird Fiction Magazine, pp. 652-654. The magazine had to cease publication due to wartime paper restrictions after sixteen issues. Fiction by Benson Herbert, Clark Ashton Smith, Miles J. Breuer, and Marion F. Eadie. Touch of wear at base of spine, a fine copy. (23903). Item #23903

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