Item #28138 AVON FANTASY READER. AVON FANTASY READER. 1947. . Donald A. Wollheim, Number 4.


New York: Avon Book Company, [1947]. Small octavo single issue, pictorial wrappers. Digest size magazine. Authors in this book; P. Schuyler Miller, Thomas Burke, Nelson Bond, Lord Dunsany, William Hope Hodgson, Ray Bradbury, Clark Ashton Smith, M. R. James, and A. E. Van Vogt. 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, mild wear to spine ends, a nearly fine copy. (28138). Item #28138

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