Classics Illustrated 1st Editions Lot Of 26 - #84 - 157


Classics Illustrated 1st Editions Lot Of 26 - #84 - 157

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Classics Illustrated 1st Editions Lot Of 26 - #84 - 157:
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Large lot of comics - all guaranteed 1st editions and complete - range from gd-vg+, average VG

  • 84 - Gold Bug - Edgar Allan Poe
  • 85 - The Sea Wolf - Jack London
  • 86 - Under Two Flags - Ouida
  • 88 - Men of Iron - Howard Pyle
  • 97 - King Solomon's Mines - H. Rider Haggard
  • 99 - Hamlet - William Shakespeare
  • 100 - Mutiny on the Bounty - Nordoff & Hall
  • 101 - William Tell - Frederick Schiller
  • 102 - The White Company - A. Conan Doyle
  • 103 - Men Against the Sea - Nordoff & Hall
  • 104 - Bring 'em Back Alive - Frank Buck
  • 108 - Knights of the Round Table
  • 109 - Pitcairn's Island - Nordhoff & Hall
  • 112 - Kit Carson
  • 114 - Red Rover - James Fenimore Cooper
  • 116 - The Bottle Imp -- Robert Louis Stevenson
  • 118 - Rob Roy - Sir Walter Scott
  • 119 - Soldiers of Fortune - Richard Harding Davis
  • 120 - The Hurricane - Nordoff & Hall
  • 125 - Ox-Bow Incident - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • 132 - Dark Frigate - Charles Boardman Hawes
  • 135 - Waterloo - Erckmann Chatrian
  • 147 - Ben Hur - Lew Wallace
  • 149 - Off on a Comet - Jules Verne
  • 155 - The Lion of the North - G.A. Henty
  • 157 - Lives of the Hunted - Ernest Thompson Seton

    Classics Illustrated Notes:

    Editions and publication dates for Classics Illustrated can be confusing.

    Many sales claim to present first editions, or those from the '40s or '50s when they are really offering much later editions.

    The HRN (high reorder number) appears on the order form, on either the back cover, or one of the inside covers. The last issue listed is the HRN. It provides the exact dating for Classics Illustrated (The date listed inside the front cover isn't reliable, since it didn't change every time a new edition came out. Some comics from the 1950s and 60s still have a 1940s 'date of publication').To determine the exact date after establishing the HRN you need a catalog such as Overstreet that lists all the editions, but even without that, the HRN will let you know whether you have a first edition or not.

    The original Classic Comics / Classics Illustrated were published by Gilberton in the 1940- 1960s. There were several later reprints by Berkeley, First and others but those are not as collectible as the original series. Recently Classics Illustrated have been reissued, but these are easily identified by the much higher price on the covers.

    For the World Around Us [WAU] and Classics Illustrated Special series, it's simpler since there was only one edition. Some of the Specials did have different covers.


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    1956 The Little Mermaid No.525 picture
    1956 The Little Mermaid No.525


    Boy's Life Comics, #2, Jan. 1958, Classics Illustrated, Boy Scouts Of America,  picture
    Boy's Life Comics, #2, Jan. 1958, Classics Illustrated, Boy Scouts Of America,


    Classics Illustrated #10 (mutiny On The Bounty) ( Hrn 167) Good picture
    Classics Illustrated #10 (mutiny On The Bounty) ( Hrn 167) Good


    Classics Illustrated #108 (knights Of The Round Table) (apr 1967) Very Good- picture
    Classics Illustrated #108 (knights Of The Round Table) (apr 1967) Very Good-


    Classics Illustrated #172 (the Oregon Trail) (hrn 167) Good/very Good picture
    Classics Illustrated #172 (the Oregon Trail) (hrn 167) Good/very Good


    Classics Illustrated #57 (the Song Of Hiawatha) (orig. Date, Hrn 167) Very Good- picture
    Classics Illustrated #57 (the Song Of Hiawatha) (orig. Date, Hrn 167) Very Good-