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Fate Magazine - True Stories of the Strange and The Unknown / July-August, 1952.  Ishtar, Goddess of Love; Molly Fancher Mystery; Curse of Ka'Ahapahau; Cosmic Art; Emanuel Swedenborg; Robots; Glastonbury Abbey; Pixie-Haunted Moor; Case of Stella C. by  Robert N. (Editor) Webster - Paperback - 1st Edition - 1952 - from Singularity Rare & Fine (SKU: 60514)

Fate Magazine - True Stories of the Strange and The Unknown / July-August, 1952. Ishtar, Goddess of Love; Molly Fancher Mystery; Curse of Ka'Ahapahau; Cosmic Art; Emanuel Swedenborg; Robots; Glastonbury Abbey; Pixie-Haunted Moor; Case of Stella C.

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Fate Magazine - True Stories of the Strange and The Unknown / July-August, 1952. Ishtar, Goddess of Love; Molly Fancher Mystery; Curse of Ka'Ahapahau; Cosmic Art; Emanuel Swedenborg; Robots; Glastonbury Abbey; Pixie-Haunted Moor; Case of Stella C.

by Webster, Robert N. (Editor)

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Evanston, IL: Clark Publishing Company, 1952 Evanston, IL: Clark Publishing Company, 1952. The July-August, 1952 issue of Fate Magazine (issue no. 29) in Raymond A. Palmer's now-legendary paranormal-reporting non-fiction enterprise, which began with, in its first issue, Kenneth Arnold's cover account of flying crescents which "skipped like saucers across a pond", an event which, for whatever reason, kicked off the modern era of UFO events. After that, Fate introduced countless events which remain, to this day, fodder for paranormal documentaries and investigation. 12mo, illustrated perfect-bound wraps, 130 pp. A better than Very Good example, with moderate damage at spine bottom (see scans), and no other salient flaw. See scans. As always, modest age-toning to the newsprint paper pages, which remain supple. In much better than average condition for a periodical which often shows substantial wear from use. Cover art, uncredited, shows a vaguely Amazonian-looking Ishtar, the "earliest fertility goddess, Queen of Heaven, and also worshipped as 'mother of harlots' ", partly astride a male lion she has tamed, in depiction of one of the lead articles, "Ishtar - Goddess of Love". See the scanned image of the contents page for all of the articles herein, which include, in addition to the Ishtar piece, such topics as the Molly Fancher Mystery; the Curse of Ka'Ahapahau; Cosmic Art; Emanuel Swedenborg, the "man who talked with angels"; Robots; Glastonbury Abbey; a Pixie-Haunted Moor; the Case of Stella C. ; and of course much, much else, including the standard Departments, always engrossing in themselves, all on various other paranormal or inexplicable phenomena. Interior art and photography is largely uncredited. A piece of paranormal history, and an example of a unique branch of Americana, in very collectible condition. Please see scans. L82

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Singularity Rare & Fine US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
60514
Title
Fate Magazine - True Stories of the Strange and The Unknown / July-August, 1952. Ishtar, Goddess of Love; Molly Fancher Mystery; Curse of Ka'Ahapahau; Cosmic Art; Emanuel Swedenborg; Robots; Glastonbury Abbey; Pixie-Haunted Moor; Case of Stella C.
Author
Webster, Robert N. (Editor)
Format/binding
Soft cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Clark Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Evanston, IL
Date published
1952
Bookseller catalogs
Paranormal / UFOs / Ghosts;
Size
12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

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