TALES OF WONDER. Spring 1939 ., Walter H. Gillings, number 6.

Kingswood, Surrey: The World's Work (1913) Ltd., Spring 1939 (number 6). Octavo, single issue, cover by W. J. Roberts, pictorial wrappers. The sixth issue of the first adult British science fiction magazine, preceded by SCOOPS [1934] which was published as a weekly two-penny boys' paper. TALES OF WONDER published a mixture of both original British fiction and fiction reprinted from American magazines. The magazine was a success, but publication was suspended with the sixteenth issue due to the drafting of its editor and wartime paper restrictions. Stories by Murray Leinster, S. P. Meek, Stanton A. Coblentz, and others. Tuck, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1968, p. 598. Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 652-54. Price lightly penciled on front cover, a near fine copy with bright front cover. (#101826).

Price: $150.00

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