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#501 theagenes

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 04:01 PM

Very nice Patrice!

 

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#502 Patrice Louinet

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 04:17 PM

Ach, schön! I am sure Strange Tales had much better paper quaility than its competitors. Many issues have white paper.

Congrats on finding that tough one!



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Posted 17 November 2013 - 07:27 AM

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Added a few titles since last time I posted. Nothing rare, but I've got most of his work by this point. I'm not good at all with a camera I'm afraid.


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Posted 17 November 2013 - 07:53 AM

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Added a few titles since last time I posted. Nothing rare, but I've got most of his work by this point. I'm not good at all with a camera I'm afraid.

 

 

Cool!  B)

 

I owned all of those (except the Gollancz) until the Flood of '12.  Good stuff.


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Posted 28 December 2013 - 11:16 PM

Found this at the bookstore last night. Only $6! It's illustrated throughout by Marcus Boas, and is in great interior shape.

 

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#506 Patrice Louinet

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 11:56 PM

REH, CAS, HPL, Hamilton, Brundage Batwoman.

Anyone thinks there is a better issue out there?

 

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 09:17 PM

Show us more Howards please.

 

Anyone got an autograph of Bob?


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Posted 03 February 2014 - 09:19 PM

Show us more Howards please.

 

Gimme a day or two.


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:31 PM

And here is another one, (with a little help from Middleman Theagenes): the ultra-scarce TV Boardman edition of Conan the Conqueror.

This is a UK hardcover reprint of the Gnome Press Conan the Conqueror 1954, mostly photo-offset, but not entirely.

I really lke the "Prehistoric Fantasy from the HyborEan Age" (not "Hyborian). Plus the mention of further books, which never materialized.

And lookit that Conan in pseudo-Roman armor!

This book is tough as hell (try to find a copy on ABE if you don't believe me!) and in a über-nice dustjacket, it was mission impossible.

And since impossible is not French...

 

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 01:35 AM

Very nice! Thank you!  I googled it and you're right. Very scarce. Even on Abebooks nowhere to be found. A page full of some but with a different sleeve with a completely different picture on front.

 

Yours has to be worth thousands of dollars!

 

I hope to one day find a REH gem somewhere.

 

Please keep em coming! :)


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Posted 05 February 2014 - 01:48 AM

Yeah, it is really scarce (though not in the thousands of dollars range). When you don't find any copy of a book on ABE, it should tell you something.

There was one dealer from Canada had a copy for sale for $750 if memory serves a couple years ago, but it was far from being that nice.

The copy you saw with the different cover was very probably the Gnome edition, also pricey but much more common. In fact both Theagenes and I have insanely high grade copies.

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 04:41 PM

Yeah, it is really scarce (though not in the thousands of dollars range). When you don't find any copy of a book on ABE, it should tell you something.

There was one dealer from Canada had a copy for sale for $750 if memory serves a couple years ago, but it was far from being that nice.

The copy you saw with the different cover was very probably the Gnome edition, also pricey but much more common. In fact both Theagenes and I have insanely high grade copies.

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Damn! That takes me back to when I was just shy of ten years old. The Parsons Public Library copy. The first prose Conan I ever read.  :D

 

BTW, for anyone wanting to read up on the Gnome Press editions:

 

http://www.conan.com...c=6393&hl=gnome


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Posted 06 February 2014 - 05:30 PM

Patrice, Is this the one that was on eBay a few weeks ago? I saw it but post-Christmas poverty meant I had to let it slip by. I was wondering if someone from the forum had snapped it up!

 

I'm very jealous but happy that it went to someone I know will appreciate it as much as I would have. I need to take some photos and then I'll post some more recent acquisitions soon.

 

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 05:34 PM

Yes it is.

 

Do show us your treasures, by all means.



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Posted 22 February 2014 - 05:42 PM

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 12:22 AM

Any more Show Us Your Howards? 

 

If you have a time downloading the pictures to this here forum just contact one of the admin people for help.

 

I did and got my Howards posted.

 

It is pretty cool seeing your Howards.

 

Thanks and keep em coming! :D


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