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Auction No 401, Category: Comics

7 Lots (displaying 1 - 7)

"The Detective Library", Amalgamated Press, 1919-1920, issue nos. 1 to 50 complete in two fine bound volumes, gilt cloth;

Lot: 73

  • Auction Date: Wed 2nd Jun 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £52
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The Detective Library, Amalgamated Press, 1919-1920, issue nos. 1 to 50 complete in two fine bound volumes, gilt cloth; the pictorial wraps and colour illustrations intact. Small ownership blindstamp in top margin of front cover of each issue. Previous owner's bookplates. VG (2)

"The Boys’ Friend", Amalgamated Press, bound volumes for 1900, July-December 1907, and July-December 1909; all complete, 104 issues in all.

Lot: 74

  • Auction Date: Wed 2nd Jun 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £54
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The Boys' Friend, Amalgamated Press, bound volumes for 1900, July-December 1907, and July-December 1909; all complete, 104 issues in all. Includes the Sexton Blake serial Across the Equator. Large format, gilt cloth bindings, the volume for 1900 rather worn. VG internally. 

Early 20th Century Boys’ Comics, mostly WWI to 1930s, all stored in A4 plastic sleeves comprising The Gem (70), The Marvel (48) & The Magnet (34),

Lot: 78

  • Auction Date: Wed 2nd Jun 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £60
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Early 20th Century Boys' Comics, mostly WWI to 1930s, all stored in A4 plastic sleeves comprising The Gem (70), The Marvel (48) and The Magnet (34), many featuring stories by Frank Richards. Fair to fine. (152)

"The Marvel" comic, Amalgamated Press, a selection of bound volumes for Jan-June 1909, 1911 complete, July-Dec.1917, and July- Dec. 1919;

Lot: 79

  • Auction Date: Wed 2nd Jun 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £40
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The Marvel comic, Amalgamated Press, a selection of bound volumes for Jan-June 1909, 1911 complete, July-Dec.1917, and July-Dec. 1919; all with the pictorial covers intact. The 1909 issues have had the illustrations tastefully hand-coloured. Mostly VG/Fine. (130 issues in 6 volumes)

Frank Richards schoolboy stories featuring Billy Bunter, 1909 to 1950s, comprising early issues of "The Magnet" (55, forty in a VG bound volume)

Lot: 80

  • Auction Date: Wed 2nd Jun 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
UNSOLD
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Frank Richards schoolboy stories featuring Billy Bunter, 1909 to1950s, comprising early issues of The Magnet (55, forty in a VG bound volume) plus later Annuals comprising Billy Bunter's Own 1953 & 1954, and Tom Merry's Own for 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953 & 1954. All the annuals with fair to fine original dustjackets and free from foxing, four with abrasions to the front pastedown. No ownership inscriptions. 

Children’s Comics in bound volumes comprising "The Rocket" 1923- 1924 (24 issues); "Comic Life" July-Dec. 1921 (26 issues, comic strips);

Lot: 82

  • Auction Date: Wed 2nd Jun 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £28
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Children's Comics in bound volumes comprising The Rocket 1923-1924 (24 issues); Comic Life July-Dec. 1921 (26 issues, comic strips); The Nelson Lee Library Dec.1917-Feb.1919 (2 volumes, 63 issues, pictorial wraps intact); and The Boys' Champion Story Paper, Nov.30th 1901 to April 25th 1903 (2 vols., 84 issues). Many issues of The Rocket damaged o/w good to fine. (197 comics)

"The Nelson Lee Library", Amalgamated Press, 1929-32 (plus one of 1924), small format, all with the pictorial wraps,

Lot: 83

  • Auction Date: Wed 2nd Jun 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £50
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The Nelson Lee Library, Amalgamated Press, 1929-32 (plus one of 1924), small format, all with the pictorial wraps, some with rusted staples, mostly good/VG. (89)