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Series: Avon Fantasy Reader

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The Avon Fantasy Reader by Robert E. Howard
The Avon Fantasy Reader by Donald A. Wollheim1
Avon fantasy reader. No. 01 (Feb. 1947) by Donald A. Wollheim1
The 2nd Avon Fantasy Reader by Donald A. Wollheim2
Avon science fiction reader no. 3 by Donald A. Wollheim3
Avon fantasy reader. No. 04 by Donald A. Wollheim4
Avon Fantasy Reader: No. 5 by edited by Donald A. Wollheim5
AVON FANTASY READER (6) Six - 1948 by Donald A. Wollheim6
Avon fantasy reader. No. 07 by edited by Donald A. Wollheim7
AVON FANTASY READER NO.8 by editor Donald A. Wollheim8
Avon Fantasy Reader No. 9 by Donald A. Wollheim (ed.)9
AVON FANTASY READER 10 by edited by Donald A. Wollheim10
Avon Fantasy Reader 12 by Donald A. Wollheim12
Avon Fantasy Reader 14 by Donald A. Wollheim14
Avon Fantasy Reader 17 by Donald A. Wollheim17

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Ran 18 issues until 1952 when it merged with: Avon science fiction reader, to form: Avon science fiction and fantasy reader

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