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1940s-1960s Classics Illustrated Collection (189) with Near Run (165/169)

Lot Number 1762

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Classic literature was made available to America's youth in an easily digestible form, with the publication of the Classics Illustrated line. Entertaining and educational, these well-received comic books were published from the 1940s-1960s, in multiple editions. Avoid most of the hunting and gathering, with the capture of this 1940s-1960s Classics Illustrated bundle of (189) comic books, including a near run of (165/169) and (24) duplicates. A mix of first editions and later printings, this respectable collection ranges (60% VG to FN-VF, 30% GD to GD-VG, 10% lesser).


Featured issues are listed with the issue number first, followed by the highest re-order number (HRN), with: Issue #1/HRN #143, 2/106, 3/135, 4/117, 5/28, 6/51, 7/97, 8/51, 9/28, 10/114, 11/21, 12/167, 13/87, 15/128, 16/89, 17/85, 18/89, 19/89, 20/78, 21/89, 22/85, 23/94, 24/87, 25/114, 26/146, 27/165, 28/115, 29/93, 30/35, 31/87, 32/85, 33/71, 34/140, 35/161, 36/64, 37/167, 38/167, 39/92, 40/92, 41/167, 42/141, 44/78, 45/64, 46/78, 47/94, 48/87, 49/85, 50/94, 51/89, 52/53, 53/53, 54/166, 55/97, 56/55, 57/94, 58/169, 59/85, 60/62, 61/156, 62/89, 63/78, 64/82, 65/167, 67/85, 68/85, 69/87, 70/156, 71/71, 72/167, 73/75, 74/75, 75/85, 76/167, 77/167, 78/167, 79/133, 80/87, 81/82, 82/166, 83/166, 84/85, 85/85, 86/169, 87/87, 88/166, 89/89, 90/167, 91/92, 92/166, 93/166, 94/94, 95/96/ 96/128, 97/141, 98/98, 99/166, 100/100, 101/166, 102/101, 103/104, 104/105, 105/169, 106/107, 107/118, 108/166, 109/110, 110/111, 111/165, 112/129, 113/114, 114/115, 115/116, 116/117, 117/118, 118/119, 119/166, 120/121, 121/122, 122/123, 123/154, 124/169, 125/no HRN, 126/no HRN, 127/128, 128/167, 129/129, 130/149, 131/143, 132/132, 133/166, 134/134, 135/135, 136/167, 137/167, 138/167, 139/166, 140/167, 141/166, 142/167, 143/167, 144/166, 145/167, 146/167, 147/167, 148/no HRN, 149/167, 150/167, 151/164, 152/152, 153/153, 154/154, 155/154, 156/166, 157/156, 158/167, 159/159, 160/166, 161/161, 162/166, 163/163, 164/164, 165/164, 166/165, 167/166, 169/166; and (24) duplicates. 


First editions have the same issue number and HRN, or an HRN within a few numbers of the issue number. 

 

The issues required to complete the run are numbers 14, 42, 66, and 168.



 
 
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