Dinan, John A. THE PULP WESTERN: A Popular History of the Western Fiction Magazine in America: Inscribed to "The Shadow" creator, Walter Gibson.
San Bernardino, CA: The Borgo Press, 1983. 1983. Very good
- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps. 128 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is a minor stain to the rear wrap along the spine. Near fine.
First edition, wraps issue. A nice association copy.
Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper to "Walter Gibson - Master of the pulps". Walter B. Gibson [1897-1985], author and professional magician, was best known for his work on "The Shadow". Under the pseudonym Maxwell Grant, he wrote "Shadow" stories at an amazing rate to satisfy public demand during the the character's golden age in the 1930s and '40s. First Edition.