Scarce Antique Sept. 1914 Blue Book Magazine Popular Literary Pulp Short Fiction
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Scarce Antique Sept. 1914 Blue Book Magazine Popular Literary Pulp Short Fiction:
ITEM: This is a scarce, complete antique September, 1914, Vol. XIX, No. 5 issue of The Blue BookMagazinepopular literary pulp, featuring a fascinating 32-page early Hollywood motion picture section at the beginning. Tarzan stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs and mysteries by Agatha Christy helped to greatly increase the magazine's sales in the 1910s and 1920s. The cover art on this issue is by illustrator Henry Hutt,with no interior story illustrations. A rare and interesting addition to your collection.
Measures just under 7" x 10" complete with pages numbered 900 to 1120 with several advertising pages at the back. Guaranteed to be 100% vintage and original from Grapefruit Moon Gallery.
More about The Blue Book Magazine:
Blue Bookwas a popular magazine with a lengthy 70-year run under various titles from 1905 to 1975.It was a sibling magazine toThe Red Book MagazineandThe Green Book Magazine.In its 1920s heyday,Blue Bookwas regarded as one of the "Big Four" pulp magazines, the best-selling, highest-paying and most critically acclaimed pulps, along Stories.The magazine was nicknamed "King of the Pulps" in the 1930s.Pulp historian Ed Hulse has stated that between the 1910s and the 1950sBlue Book"achieved and sustained a level of excellence reached by few other magazines".