THRILLING WONDER STORIES.
New York: Standard Magazines, Inc., 1949. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pulp magazine. An important issue. Notable for "The Alien Machine" by Raymond F. Jones, basis for the novel and later film "THIS ISLAND EARTH." Also includes "Sea Kings of Mars" by Leigh Brackett (published later as THE SWORD OF RHIANNON). Fiction by John D. MacDonald, "Like a Keepsake," Henry Kuttner, Murray Leinster, Fredric Brown, James Blish and others. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 743-762. Small chip to lower left corner, slight wear to spine ends, a very good to nearly fine copy. (26261). Item #26261