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8 hours ago, Black Bat said:

FINALLY!

 

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Finally what? Just back from grading or purchased for your collection? Either way, nice books! :applause:

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3 hours ago, Black Bat said:

Finally posted it to this forum!   Ha ha- finally got one.  Been passing on low grade DOH copies for years, finally saw one I wanted... then of course a few days later another higher grade became available, visually though I think this one is better.  

You might want to pick up a beater reader; the story, "The Ghosts Curse" is haunting.

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40 minutes ago, fifties said:

You might want to pick up a beater reader; the story, "The Ghosts Curse" is haunting.

I'll keep my eyes open, but even the beaters were commanding unbeat prices.  I"ll the golden age reading room...

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21 hours ago, Black Bat said:

Finally posted it to this forum!   Ha ha- finally got one.  Been passing on low grade DOH copies for years, finally saw one I wanted... then of course a few days later another higher grade became available, visually though I think this one is better.  
Added a photo taken in daylight- much truer representation.

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Love it. I'll need a copy one of these days. The cover art is a riot. Looks like the artist was being paid by the skull!

 

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5 hours ago, Point Five said:

Love it. I'll need a copy one of these days. The cover art is a riot. Looks like the artist was being paid by the skull!

 

The female faces are classic A.C. Hollingsworth style.

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31 minutes ago, manetteska said:

Here’s a few fiendish books I just got in. 

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Very nice! What would you grade that Venus at? It looks spectacular!

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9 hours ago, Point Five said:

Love it. I'll need a copy one of these days. The cover art is a riot. Looks like the artist was being paid by the skull!

 

I count 9 1/2.

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11 hours ago, fifties said:

The female faces are classic A.C. Hollingsworth style.

Hmmm I’ve been struck by his skull-style since the beginning, I’ve never thought to check his women. Looking forward to it 😎

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15 hours ago, Jayman said:

Very nice! What would you grade that Venus at? It looks spectacular!

I’d say, conservatively, a 6.5 or so. A small tear and foxing on the back cover.

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1 hour ago, manetteska said:

I’d say, conservatively, a 6.5 or so. A small tear and foxing on the back cover.

Just the way I would like it also, defects on back. Again, it presents beautiful! :headbang:

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