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Rare Science Fiction Books @ UNM

Seder Dime Novel Collection

ca. 1879-1912, MSS 312 BC.

Collection of more than 2,000 dime novels, including fantasy and science fiction. Includes titles such as “Jack Wright and His Deep Sea Monster”, “The Seven Headed Monster” and “Madge Morle's Ghost”.

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Day Science Fiction Collection

1926-1950, MSS 318 BC.

This collection includes Donald B. Day's personal collection of science fiction magazines published in the United States (as well as some from England) from 1926 to 1950.

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First Issue Periodicals Collection

MSS 148 BC

Includes early periodicals on astrology, hypnosis, metaphysics.

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