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1 Fanthorpe, Lionel OUT OF THIS WORLD (SUPERNATURAL STORIES) Vol. 1, No. 13
London: Supernatural Stories/(Cobra Books), [1957]. First edition, first printing: a bi-monthly pocket book. Supernatural Stories No. 13. A hint of rubbing to rear panel, else fine, in perfect-bound, color-illustrated wraps. An unusually nice copy! 
One of the all-Fanthorpe issues of this odd hybrid of magazine and pocketbook: the cover story is an Abominable Snowman tale, "Secret of the Snows," and the amazing Lionel also has stories as by Lionel Roberts, Pel Torro, Trebor Thorpe, and Bron Fane! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 (Fanthorpe, Lionel). Zeigfreid, Karl PROJECTION INFINITY
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., [1965]. First U.S. edition: Paperback original. VSF-12; cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. Fine, as-new, in illustrated wraps, with cover art showing a monstrous green face floating in the air and looking menacingly down at a shapely redhead in distress. 
"If the computer had a mind of its own, what did it plan for humanity?" SIGNED by author Fanthorpe to the first page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Fanthorpe, R.L. (Lionel) SPACE FURY
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., [1963]. B000FMJOXM First U.S. edition: Paperback Original. VSF-2; cover price, $.50. Mass market paperback. Chip to spine head, mild horizontal crack to spine center, else about near fine, unread, in pictorial wraps. 
"The only man who could prove his identity was trapped in orbit." SIGNED by the U.K. sf legend, here uncloaked by one of his many pseudonyms. Originally issued as a Badger original in the U.K. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 (Fanthorpe, Lionel). Muller, John E. SPECIAL MISSION
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., [1964]. First U.S. edition, first printing: a paperback original. VSF-8, cover price, $.60. Penned by Fanthorpe under the house name John E. Muller. Mass market paperback. Faint foxing to inside covers, hint of soiling to page edges, else fine, unread, in illustrated wraps. 
Harry Kerrigan goes looking for his brother who failed to return from a special mission in 2178, and gets help from Susan Croft, a telepath who believes Kerrigan is trying to contact her. SIGNED by Fanthorpe to the first page. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 (Fanthorpe, Lionel). Fane, Bron SUSPENSION
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., [1963]. B000EWZWQQ First U.S. edition. Vega VSF-9. $.60 cover price. Very nearly fine, in illustrated wraps. Pleasingly amateurish cover art shows heroine Catherine Wilder, outfitted in red leotards, in the suspended animation chamber while a futuristically dressed fellow stands by, a high-tech sceptre gizmo in hand. 
Reclusive scientist's daughter undergoes superfreezing on the chance she can re-awaken years hence to join Mezak, the man from the future whom she found prawling the halls of her dad's mansion! Kooky sf from the pen of the irrepressible Lionel F. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 (Fanthorpe, Lionel). Barton, Erle THE PLANET SEEKERS
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., [1964]. First U.S. edition: Paperback Original. VSF-7; cover price, $.50. Mass market paperback. Pages and covers mildly age-toned, else a fine copy in illustrated wraps. American issue of a U.K. Badger original issued as SF-99; as by Barton, one of the indefatigable Fanthorpe's seemingly endless authorial disguises. 
"A strange new race of modified men had fantastic powers and a kind of immortality. But something . . . the human touch itself . . . had been lost, and in consequence a terrible barrier grew ...It looked as if a cataclysmic war would be inevitable. . . " 
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7 (Fanthorpe, Lionel). Barton, Erle THE PLANET SEEKERS
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., [1964]. First U.S. edition: Paperback Original. VSF-7; cover price, $.50. Mass market paperback. An unread example, in illustrated wraps that show some spotting, thus near fine. American issue of a U.K. Badger original issued as SF-99; as by Barton, one of the indefatigable Fanthorpe's seemingly endless authorial disguises. 
"Made by science to serve man, they threatened humanity with extinction." SIGNED by the author to the first page. Cover art displays the splendidly crude energy and verve that sets these Badger/Vega issues apart. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 (Fanthorpe, Lionel). Torro, Pel THE RETURN
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., [circa 1964]. First U.S. edition: Paperback original. VSF-10; cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. A pencil stroke to upper page edges, else fine in illustrated wraps. Cover art shows a terrified couple running, as over them hovers an ashen Mackenzie, the astronaut, returned from a dangerous mission carrying an ''uknown menace'' that begins to spread! 
Absolutely pristine copy of the undated U.S. issue of Lionel Fanthorpe's sf PBO which originally appeared in the U.K. in 1964 under the Badger imprint. "He was the first to return from the death zone, could he survive?" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 (Fanthorpe, Lionel). Torro, Pel THE RETURN
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., [circa 1964]. B000FBOR5I First U.S. edition: Paperback original. VSF-10; cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. Very nearly fine, unread, in illustrated wraps, with the usual appealingly na´ve but irresistibly eyecatching cover art which distinguished this series from Badger in the U.K. and from Vega in the U.S. 
SIGNED by the pseudonymous author; undated U.S. issue of Lionel Fanthorpe's sf PBO which originally appeared in the U.K. in 1964 under the Badger imprint. Also issued as EXILED IN SPACE in 1968 from Arcadia House. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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