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Cacique Caribe09 Nov 2017 9:28 p.m. PST

Armageddon 2419 A.D.

Wow. I hadn't seen this in ages. I'm about to give it another read:

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/32530

Dan
PS. Here are a few more vintage SF novels online:
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Hafen von Schlockenberg09 Nov 2017 9:52 p.m. PST

Did you have the old Ace edition?

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Still have mine, I think. And come to think of it, I have the original magazine appearance around somewhere:

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Cacique Caribe09 Nov 2017 9:53 p.m. PST

That's exactly the ACE cover on the copy I read! I think I paid a dime for it way back when, in the late 70s, very used.

I hadn't seen the original magazine though.

Dan
PS. The one on Gutenberg has art by Frank R Paul:

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Hafen von Schlockenberg09 Nov 2017 9:56 p.m. PST

That's from the 1928 Amazing, I think. That's a Paul cover. They frequently put his paintings on the back covers,too:

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Cacique Caribe09 Nov 2017 10:06 p.m. PST

Wow, so cool. The ships looked like manta rays:

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I found this now, by the way:

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Dan

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Hafen von Schlockenberg09 Nov 2017 10:13 p.m. PST

Neat that they reproduced the original. Think I'd get a headache trying to read that,though.

More on Paul:

frankwu.com/paul1.html

Quite an imagination:

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goragrad10 Nov 2017 1:02 a.m. PST

I missed all of that artwork – hardback in the town library.

All gone now – they had a roof leak while the library was closed for a few years and pretty much every book in the library was tossed due to mildew.

Old G.A. Henty, Battleship Boys, the Buck Rodgers, Just So Stories – some might well have had collectible value.

WarWizard Supporting Member of TMP10 Nov 2017 5:58 a.m. PST

Wow those are great images!

Hafen von Schlockenberg10 Nov 2017 7:53 a.m. PST

A few more:

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Russ Lockwood18 Nov 2017 1:37 p.m. PST

Cool! Thanks for putting these up.

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