DETECTIVE TALES. DETECTIVE TALES. September 1948, No. 2 Volume 40.


Chicago, IL: Popular Publications, Inc., 1948. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Authors include John D. MacDonald (with two), "Red-Headed Bait" and "Scene of the Crime" (as Scott O'hara), Peter Paige (pseudonym for Morton Wolson), Day Keene, Francis K. Allan and others. 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 magazines." - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines pp. 153-157. Mild edge wear and rubs, penciled word "finished" on front cover, a very good to nearly fine copy. (25241). Item #25241

Price: $75.00