TALES OF WONDER. TALES OF WONDER. Winter 1939 ., Walter H. Gillings, number 9.


Kingswood, Surrey: The World's Work (1913) Ltd., 1939. Octavo, single issue, cover by J. Caney, pictorial wrappers. 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 Murray Leinster, Coutts Brisbane, Clark Ashton Smith, Stanton A. Coblentz, and Alfred Gordon Bennett. Light damp stain at rear cover along spine edge and faint damp stain to front cover at lower spine edge, a nearly fine copy. (23904). Item #23904

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