Item #28139 AVON FANTASY READER. AVON FANTASY READER. 1947. . Donald A. Wollheim, Number 5.


New York: Avon Book Company, [1947]. Small octavo single issue, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Digest size magazine. Authors in this book; C. L. Moore, William Fryer Harvey, Robert Bloch, Carl Jacobi, Stephen Vincent Benet, Clare Winger Harris, Robert W. Chambers, Frank Owen and C. M. Kornbluth. 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 edge wear, cover creases, a very good copy. (28139). Item #28139

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