Thursday, March 10, 2011

Found Treasure

On Saturday I picked up a handful of old SF pulp magazines featuring PKD short stories for about $2 each(!) and one of them was the December 1956 edition of Satellite Science Ficton magazine with a cover story by PKD entitled "A Glass Of Darkness".

The story is the first published version the entire novel "The Cosmic Puppets" (about 95 pages).

Anyway, I went online to see if it was worth anything and couldn't find anything (no, not even on Ebay). But I did come across a listing on where someone was selling a used copy for $159. I couldn't believe it.

Turns out that it's probably more realistically priced around $75, but hey, that's still a good bargain.

This Saturday I'll head back to the same seller to pick up a couple more of these pulp SF magazines also featuring PKD short stories.


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