Item #28135 AVON FANTASY READER. 1947 . Donald A. Wollheim AVON FANTASY READER. February, Number 1.


New York: Avon Book Company, [1947]. Small octavo single issue, pictorial wrappers. Digest size magazine. Authors in this book; Murray Leinster, August Derleth, William Hope Hodgson, A. Merritt, H. G. Wells, Clark Ashton Smith, H. Russell Wakefield and Lord Dunsany. Editor Donald Wolheim and the publisher Joseph Meyers considered these to be books rather than a magazine anthology series and they brought to a mass audience some of the great genre fiction. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 124-132. Age darkening to text paper, light wear to spine ends. A nearly fine copy. (28135). Item #28135

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