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201 (VANCE, Jack). THE BOOK OF THE SIXTH WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION.
N.p. Underwood-Miller, 1980. First printing. 1/4 cloth. Fine. Issued w/o d.j. Jacket 
The convention book for the 1980 World Fantasy Convention where Jack Vance was Guest of Honor. The book features articles by Fritz Leiber, Harlan Ellison, Poul Anderson and fictions by Jack Vance, Robert Bloch, and posthumous Guest, Edgar Allen Poe. Photographs from past cons with celebrities is also a nice addition and artworks by Alicia Austin, Boris Vallejo, Ned Dameron, Harry Clarke and others. See the CONTENTS page photo. Hardbound and one of the best of the WFC souvenir books ever published! Limited to only 1000 copies. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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202 ASHBLESS, William (James P. Blaylock & Tim Powers). THE COMPLETE TWELVE HOURS OF THE NIGHT.
[Roanoak, Virginia]: [Cheap Street], 1985. First printing. Wraps. As new. Jacket 
Noted in the "Tim Powers Bibliography" Secret Histories," p. 155, this spoof was produced by Jan & George O'Nale of CHEAP STREET publishers in an edition of only 355 copies - as a special printed give-away to accompany a panel with James P. Blaylock & Tim Powers in Tucson for the 1985 World Fantasy Convention. This wonderful chapbook of only eight pages including covers reprints a 24 line poem with the line-leads being, "YOURRIGHTINTHEGROOVEKID" by the noted or should I say, un-noted poet, "William Ashbless." Much of the edition was trashed as people didn't bother to save it. The reference "YRITGK" is taken from the Anson MacDonald (Robert Heinlein) story, "By His Bootstraps." This is SIGNED by all: Powers, Blaylock and ASHBLESS! Berlyne, (ed), Secret Histories A2b.1 
Price: 95.00 USD
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203 ASIMOV, Isaac, editor. WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE!
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday 1971. First Edition. 
Seventeen SF stories chosen for their particular Scientific content with after commentary by Asimov discussing the scientific points raised or failed in the story and how they were incorporated. It's an eclectic and interesting selection beginning with probably the greatest of the pre-Campbell SF stories - A MARTIAN ODYSSEY by Weinbaum, followed by NIGHT by Don A. Stuart, THE DAY IS DONE by Lester del Rey (people forget that Lester was a fine author before he was an editor), HEAVY PLANET by Milton Rothman, the oft reprinted - AND HE BUILT A CROOKED HOUSE by Heinlein, PROOF by Lement, A SUBWAY NAMED MOBIUS by A.J. Deutsch, SURFACE TENSION by Blish, COUNTRY DOCTOR by William Morrison, THE HOLES AROUND MARS by Jerome Bixby, the famous - 'DEEP RANGE by Clarke, THE CAVE OF NIGHT a terrific stranded astronaut fourteen years before APOLLO 13 by James Gunn, DUST RAG another by Hal Clement, Pate de Fois Gras by Asimov, OMNILINGUAL by Piper, THE BIG BOUNCE by Tevis and NEUTRON STAR, by Niven. Really a nice copy of the book with some aging at the very page edges; the d.j., has a closed 1" tear, tanned with age at spine and lightly soiled. V.g. in good +, d.j. Asimov knew these stories well. An excellent anthology. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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204 ASIMOV, Isaac. ISAAC ASIMOV: 3 BY ASIMOV — 250 Signed, Numbered copies!
New York, Targ. 1981 First Edition 
3 By Asimov was a Fine Press book printed upon dampened papers and bound by hand in an edition of only 250 signed, numbered copies. The three stories — The Last Answer, True Love, and Fair Exchange were three SF stories that originally appeared in "Asimov's SF," "American Way," and "Analog" magazines; this is their first book presentation. Fine in d.j. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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205 ASIMOV, ZEBROWSKI & GREENBERG, editors. CREATIONS: The Quest for Origins in Story & Science.
New York, Crown Publishers, 1983. First Edition. 
CREATIONS is an anthology dealing with Man's four major questions: What was the origin of the Universe, the origin of of the Solar System, the origin of the Earth and the life upon it, and the Origin of Man. A combination of twenty-seven stories/and factual essays in this epic anthology attempt to answer these questions: Beginnins with the New English Bible, THE FIRST ONE-HUNDREDTH SECOND by Steven Weinberg, PROJECT GENESIS by Lem, THE CREATOR by Simak, EXPOSURES by Benford, THE CRUCIAL ASYMMETRY by Asimov, THE LIVING GALAXY by Laurence Manning, NON-ISOPROPIC by Aldiss, THE SONG OF CREATION - a Hindu Veda, KINDERGARTEN by Gunn, THE SEESAW by van Vogt, HEATHEN GOD by Zebrowski, THE SUN'S FAMILY by Sagan, EXPERIMENT by Clarke, SEEDS OF THE DUSK by Gallun, THE THREAT OF CREATIONISM by Asimov, THE COSMIC CONNECTION by Sagan, FIRST PERSON SINGULAR by Russell, THE GRISLY FOLK by H.G. Wells, TRANSFUSION by Chad Oliver, THE DOCTOR by Theodore Thomas, THE UGLY LITTLE BOY by Asimov, MINE OWN WAYS by Richard McKenna, and A LETTER FROM GOD by Ian Watson. V.G.+ copy in v.g. d.j. 
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206 ASQUITH, Cynthia. CYNTHIA ASQUITH:THIS MORTAL COIL—The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House collection
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1947 [First Edition] 
The authoress' first book of macabre fiction; nine stories. [2609 Copies Printed]. The fifth book by a British writer issued after the War by Arkham House. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. Slight aging to d.j., edges as usual, else a fiine unread copy in Ronald Cline d.j. #RMJ22. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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207 BLACKWOOD, Algernon. THE DOLL AND ONE OTHER—The Author's Last Book!
Sauk Citty, WI. Arkham House 1946 [First Edition] 
With the end of WWII and paper shortages lifted, Derleth set out upon an ambitious program, publishing eight titles in 1946, with copy runs totaling over 27,000 copies! Of those eight titles were the two notable OMNIBUS volumes—WILLIAM HOPE HODGSON's—THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND, and ROBERT E. HOWARD's—SKULL-FACE; additionally three British authors. Other than the HODGSON omnibus, the British writers did not catch on with Arkham House readers and those titles languished on the shelves for over a decade—this Blackwood title being one of them. Only two stories in this small book which might have had something to do with its unpopularity although it WAS only published at $1.50 cover price. Two original stories—not WEIRD TALES reprints—THE DOLL and THE TROD. The author's last book. [3490 copies printed]. Atmospheric d.j., illo by Ronald Clyne. Fine in very lightly toned fine d.j. #28JS 
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208 BLAYLOCK, JAMES P. JAMES P. BLAYLOCK: A Bibliography of American & English Editions. [SIGNED]
Royal Oak, Michigan, Mission Viejo, California: ASAP {Airtight Seals Allied Production,} 1992. First Printing. Staplebound into stiff heavy covers. As new. 
James P. Blaylock is a Clint Eastwood-built, soft-spoken fellow who writes with a sharp wit, a scholar's pen and the heart of a small boy - that he keeps in a jar on his desk - as good old Robert Bloch used to quip! A bit premature this bibliography I think, as JPB was just hitting his stride - and has shown no signs of letting up - nevertheless it does provide pertinent information regarding his output - especially the slip-cased limited editions. SIGNED by the subject, the artist and the elusive - "William Ashbless." Limited to 225 SIGNED, numbered copies. There was no hardcover publication of this item. 225 copies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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209 BLAYLOCK, James P. THE DIGGING LEVIATHAN.
Bath, Avon: Morrigan, 1988. First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 
Of a total edition of 1010 copies, this being one of only 700 trade edition. This was printed before the British papers started going to hell and the paper is white. Some light rubbing to d.j. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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210 BLAYLOCK, James P. LAND OF DREAMS. [SIGNED]
New York: Arbor House, 1987. 087795898X First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Near fine d.j. Jacket Viido Polikarpus, d.j. Signed
SIGNED by the author and dated by him, "3/12/92" upon the title-page. Slight toning to the cheap paper. Additional scans available upon request. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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211 BLAYLOCK, James P. THE DIGGING LEVIATHAN. [SIGNED]
Bath, Avon: Morrigan, 1988. First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine d.j. Jacket Signed
Of a total edition of 1010 copies, this being one of the 310 deemed SPECIAL EDITION, which is NUMBERED, SIGNED & SLIPCASED and bound in CLOTH not paper over boards as is the TRADE EDITION. SIGNED by the author, illustrator, and authors Tim Powers and K.W. Jeter who both wrote afterwards. This was printed before the British papers started going to hell and the paper is white. Additional scans available upon request. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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212 BLAYLOCK, James P. PAPER DRAGONS. [SIGNED]
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1986. First Edition. Stiff wraps. Fine. Issued w/o d.j. 
Of a total edition of 433 copies, thie being one of 300 copies bound in stiff-paper covers and SIGNED by author, and introductioneer - Tim Powers. The first separate edition of the World Fantasy Award Winning short-story. Blaylock is a Master Fabulist, writing with a light hand and a deft - not daft - wit! Although he can be quite daft when he chooses to be! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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213 BLAYLOCK, James P. HOMUNCULUS. [SIGNED]
Bath, Avon: Morrigan, 1988. 1870338456 First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine. Jacket Signed
Of a total edition of 1010 copies, this being one of the 310 deemed SPECIAL EDITION, which is Numbered, SIGNED & slipcased, and bound in cloth not paper over boards as is the TRADE EDITION. SIGNED by the author, illustrator, and introductioneer, Keith Roberts. This was printed before the British papers started going to hell and the paper is white. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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214 BLAYLOCK, James P. LORD KELVIN'S MACHINE. [SIGNED]
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1992. 0870541633 First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine d.j. Jacket 
Langdon St. Ives & the dreaded Dr. Ignacio Narbondo ride again! One of James Turner's better additions to the "library" as editor of Arkham House. Potter's illustrations are damn fine! SIGNED by the author & dated the month of publication. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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215 BLAYLOCK, James P. NIGHT RELICS: A Ghost Story.
New York: Ace Books, 1994. 0-441-00022-3 First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine d.j. Jacket 
Line through the ISBN number else fine in d.j. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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216 BLAYLOCK, James P. LAND OF DREAMS. [SIGNED]
London: Grafton Books, 1987. 0246132922 First UK edition. Hardcover Fine Fine d.j. Jacket 
SIGNED & dated by the author. 1 Under WEIRDS. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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217 BLAYLOCK, James P. THE PAPER GRAIL.
Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1991. First Limited edition. Leather bound. Very fine. Jeff Fischer, frontis. Signed

Price: 75.00 USD
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218 BLAYLOCK, James P. PAPER DRAGONS.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1986. First Edition. 
The author's World Fantasy Award winning masterpiece of imagery. Only 100 copies printed hardbound, SIGNED by the author and introductioneer, Tim Powers with his "old" signature. Fine in d.j. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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219 BLAYLOCK, James P. THE LAST COIN. [SIGNED]
Willimantic, CT.: Mark Ziesing, 1988. First Hardcover Edition. Fine. Signed
A deluxe numbered, slipcased, jacketed and SIGNED by author, introductioneer, and artist limited to 750 copies. There were four illustrated cards included with the book and a plastic gold-banded, dust-wrapper protector, which are present. The Dennis Loughner illustrations are quite wonderful and I'm wondering why I've not seen his work again? 
Price: 75.00 USD
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220 BLAYLOCK, James P. THE ELFIN SHIP. [SIGNED]
London, Grafton, 1988. First UK edition. Paperback. Fine. Geoff Taylor 
The author's premiere novel which features the adventure of Master Cheeser, Jonathan Bing and his faithful dog, Ahab (at the time the name of the author's dog). The first British edition. SIGNED by the author dated 1992. A fine/very fine copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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221 BLAYLOCK, James P. THE DIGGING LEVIATHAN.
New York: Ace, 1984. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. 
The author's 3rd book and a delight. Love the Gurney cover. Anyone know who owns the original??? SIGNED by the author. Nice Philip K. Dick, blurb. Unread copy with lovely shiny cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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222 BLAYLOCK, James P. THE DISAPPEARING DWARF. [SIGNED]
New York: Del Rey, 1983. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. Darrell K. Sweet 
The author's 3rd book continuing the adventures of good Master Cheeser, Jonathan Bing and his faithful dog Ahab. Nice Philip K. Dick, blurb. SIGNED by the author. Fine unread copy, nice shiny cover; just a trace of rack-rub at base; no reading crease. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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223 BLAYLOCK, James P. THE STONE GIANT.
New York: Ace Books, 1989. 0441287026 First Edition. Stiff wraps. Very good. 
Uncorrected proof of the Ace paperback. These are few in number and quite scarce. Larger in format, printed upon better paper. Slight toning to covers. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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224 BLAYLOCK, James P./BRYANT, Edward. THE SHADOW ON THE DOORSTEP & TRILOBYTE.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1987. 0939879166 First Edition. Fine. Fine d.j. Jacket 
Of the 900 total copy edition, this being one of 300 copies clothbound and SIGNED by authors, and introductioneers - Tim Powers & Lew Shiner. Blaylock's "fishy" tip-of-the-hat to H.P. Lovecraft. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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225 BLAYLOCK, James P./BRYANT, Edward. THE SHADOW ON THE DOORSTEP & TRILOBYTE
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1987. 0939879166 First Edition. Stiff wraps. Fine 
Of a total of 900 copies, this being one of 500 copies paper-bound and SIGNED by authors, and introductioneers - Tim Powers & Lew Shiner. Blaylock's "fishy" tip-of-the-hat to H.P. Lovecraft. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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226 BLAYLOCK, James P./BRYANT, Edward. THE SHADOW ON THE DOORSTEP/TRILOBYTE.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1987. 0939879166 First Edition. Leather bound. Fine. Issued w/o d.j. Jacket 
Of a total edition publication of 900 copies (no priority), this beingone of 75 copies cleather-bound and SIGNED by authors, and introductioneers - Tim Powers & Lew Shiner. Blaylock's "fishy" tip-of-the-hat to H.P. Lovecraft. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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227 BLAYLOCK, James P./ROBINSON, Kim Stanley. TWO VIEWS OF A CAVE PAINTING & ESCAPE FROM KATHMANDU.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1987. 0-939879-20-4 First Edition. Fine. 
Of a total edition of 900 copies, this being one of 500 copies paper-bound and SIGNED by authors, and introductioneers - Dean R. Koontz & Tim Powers. Two tales of Blaylock's "Jorkens-like," Professor Langdon St. Ives - the other being "The Idol's Eye." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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228 BLAYLOCK, James P./ROBINSON, Kim Stanley. TWO VIEWS OF A CAVE PAINTING/ESCAPE FROM KATHMANDU.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1987. 0-939879-20-4 First Edition. Leather bound. As new. Issued w/o d.j. Jacket 
Of a total edition run of 900 copies, this being one of 75 copies leather-bound and SIGNED by authors, and introductioneers - Dean R. Koontz & Tim Powers. Two tales of Blaylock's "Jorkens-like," Professor Langdon St. Ives - the other being "The Idol's Eye." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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229 BLAYLOCK, James P./ROBINSON, Kim Stanley. TWO VIEWS OF A CAVE PAINTING/ESCAPE FROM KATHMANDU.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1987. 0-939879-19-0 First Edition. Cloth. Fine. 
Of a total edition of 900 copies, this being one of 300 copies cloth-bound and SIGNED by authors, and introductioneers - Dean R. Koontz & Tim Powers. There are two tales of Blaylock's "Jorkens-like," Professor Langdon St. Ives - the other being "The Idol's Eye." 
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230 BLOCH, Robert. UNHOLY TRINITY.
Santa Cruz, Calif. Scream Press, 1986. First Edition 
This volume reprints three early novels—THE SCARF—before the publication of PSYCHO—THE DEAD BEAT, and THE COUCH, both published after PSYCHO. Limited to 250 NUMBERED copies, SIGNED by both the author and artist Henry O. Morris, I only wish Morris had been requested to do more illustrations. Fine in d.j., & slipcase. #33JS. 
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231 BLOCH, Robert. THE SCARF.
New York, Dial Press, 1947. [First Edition] 
The author's first novel, and his beginning to delve into the psychological murder field—the Serial Killer before the term was coined. Precursor to his masterpiece, PSYCHO. Light shelf-wear to boards, moderate toning to cheap paper, slightly aging to spine of d.j. A solid tight Vg copy in d.j. #36JS 
Price: 95.00 USD
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232 BOK, HANNES. A PORTFOLIO OF DRAWINGS.
Los Angeles: Utopia Publications, 1948. First Printing. Near fine. 
This portfolio of eleven plates was published by another would be artist - Charles McNutt - who would soon turn his energies away from art to writing and become the legendary, Charles Beaumont of "TWILIGHT ZONE" fame. Beaumont knew Ray Bradbury very well and no doubt Ray initiated him into the fantastic worlds of Hannes Bok. This copy came from the collection of the equally wonderful RAH Hoffman who befriended Beaumont, Bradbury, Rod Serling and just seemed to know everybody in the world of Fantasy or Science Fiction! Bok's scarcest folio! This is the first folio of the Bok's work not self published! 
Price: 60.00 USD
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233 BRADBURY, RAY THIS ATTIC WHERE THE MEADOW GREENS
Northridge, California Lord John Press 1979 First Edition 
The 2nd Bradbury title from the Lord John press. Ten "Bradburyesque" memories of Wisconsin put into poetic format by the noted author. Like his fiction, Ray's poetry had a particularly unique and personal style. Read 'em, then you'll get what I mean by "Bradburyesque." I have a few copies at a reduced priced. Limited to 300 signed numbered copies; Fine, issued w/o d.j. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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234 BRADBURY, RAY FEVER DREAM
New York St. Martin's Press 1987 [First thus] 
First NIGHT LIGHTS Press edition, reprinting an old Weird Tales story from 1948 with illustrations that glow in the dark. Issued for youngsters. As new in d.j. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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235 BRADBURY, RAY. OCTOBER.
Los Angeles: Shuttlebop Press, 1983. First printing. Staplebound into stiff wraps. As new. 
An uncommon little Ray Bradbury keepsake, being a slim booklet of only 16 pages including covers that quotes the author's previously lost/unknown salute to his favorite month of the year , 'OCTOBER.' This poem had only existed as a primitive recording by Walt Daugherty, upon wax paper, that surfaced in Forrie Ackerman's collection. It was transcribed and published in an edition so limited as to be distributed to friends of the author only. In discussing this item with Bradbury friend/expert/super collector Donn Albright, we reckon there might've been 100 copies printed which is the most Ray would've allowed. Short introduction by Daugherty and Preface by Bradbury. This copy was from the Roy A. Squires collection - friend and publisher of Bradbury! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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236 BRADBURY, RAY. ZEN & THE ART OF WRITING.
Santa Barbara, Calif.: Capra Press, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. As new. Issued w/o d.j. Jacket Signed
This is one of the hardbound, numbered, SIGNED by the author: sold out before publication. Wanna be a writer? Take a writing class from the Master himself. Ray Bradbury's - "ZEN & THE ART OF WRITING," lays down the rules, the rules HE used his entire life and if you've got any talent you'll get published. RULE 1: WORK, RULE 2: RELAX, RULE 3: DON'T THINK, RULE 4: RELAX FURTHER. Now those are Ray's major rules, but there is additional advice and subtleties expounded upon and to get his take on those you'll have to buy the book! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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237 BRADBURY, Ray. THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES.
Avon, Connecticut: The Heritage Club. 1974. First thus. Hardcover. Fine. Issued w/o d.j. Jacket 
The "younger brother" of the Limited Editions Club, but more elusive. SIGNED by the author on the title-page; with the announcement leaflet. Slipcase slightly faded. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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238 BRADBURY, Ray. THE LAST CIRCUS & THE ELECTROCUTION.
Northridge, Calif.: Lord John Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine d.j. Jacket 
Two early tales by the author, unearthed from his files by two of his dear friends and long-time collectors, Donn Albright & Bruce Francis. There is also an afterword discussing his favorite themes, by the author, entitled, UNDER THE MUSHROOM TENT. This is the trade edition and although not called for the book is SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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239 BRADBURY, Ray. THE LAST CIRCUS & THE ELECTROCUTION.
Northridge, Calif.: Lord John Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Issued w/o d.j. Jacket 
Two early tales by the author, unearthed from his files by two of his dear friends and long-time collectors, Donn Albright & Bruce Francis. There is also an afterword discussing his favorite themes, by the author, entitled, UNDER THE MUSHROOM TENT. Fine press book printed from set type. This is one of the limited editions of 300 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author and introductioneer, William F. Nolan. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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240 BRADBURY, Ray. THE LAST CIRCUS & THE ELECTROCUTION.
Northridge, Calif. Lord John Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Issued w/o d.j. Jacket 
Two early tales by the author, unearthed from his files by two of his dear friends and long-time collectors, Donn Albright & Bruce Francis. There is also an afterword discussing his favorite themes, by the author, entitled, UNDER THE MUSHROOM TENT. Fine press book printed from set type. This is one of the extra-limited editions of only 100 numbered copies with the handmarbled covers, in traycase, SIGNED by the author, artist, Joseph Mugnaini, and introductioneer, William F. Nolan. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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241 BRADBURY, Ray. THE LAST CIRCUS & THE ELECTROCUTION.
Northridge, Calif.: Lord John Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine. Jacket 
Two early tales by the author, unearthed from his files by two of his dear friends and long-time collectors, Donn Albright & Bruce Francis. There is also an afterword discussing his favorite themes, by the author, entitled, UNDER THE MUSHROOM TENT. A fine press book printed by Patrick Reagh. Beautiful unread copy in the variant d.j. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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242 BRADBURY, RAY. OCTOBER. [SIGNED]
Los Angeles: Shuttlebop Press, 1983. First printing. Staplebound into stiff wraps. As new. 
An uncommon little Ray Bradbury keepsake, being a slim booklet of only 16 pages including covers that quotes the author's previously lost/unknown salute to his favorite month of the year , 'OCTOBER.' This poem had only existed as a primitive recording by Walt Daugherty, upon wax paper, that surfaced in Forrie Ackerman's collection. It was transcribed and published in an edition so limited as to be distributed to friends of the author only. In discussing this item with Bradbury friend/expert/super collector Donn Albright, we reckon there might've been 100 copies printed which is the most Ray would've allowed. This copy is SIGNED by the author. Short introduction by Daugherty and Preface by Bradbury. This copy was from the Roy A. Squires collection - friend and publisher of Bradbury! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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243 BRADBURY, Ray. RAY BRADBURY'S LAST BOOK: THE NEFERTITI-TUT EXPRESS - Signed by the artist — GARY GIANNI!
Glendale, Calif.: RAS PRESS, 2012. First edition. Staplebound in heavy paper covers. As new. 
A wonderful little Egyptian ghost story that the author had designs of expanding into a screenplay. The author's last book, delivered to him in hospital he broke into tears exclaiming "A beautiful & fantastique book!" SIGNED by the artist. "In a ‘‘conversation’’ appended at the back of the book, Bradbury reveals that he got the idea for it from Warner Brothers animator Chuck [Bugs Bunny] Jones, who had stumbled upon the story’s central theme – that 19th-century British engineers crossing Egypt by train had burned mummies as fuel – in an article . . . Artist Gary Gianni has done an exceptional job of visualizing Bradbury’s story, with more than twenty drawings that give personality to the principal characters and that convey both the splendor of ancient Egypt and the grotesquerie of the pursuing mummy legions . . . Bradbury's parting gift to us all" - LOCUS review by Stefan Dziemianowicz. New in mylar sleeve with archival backer. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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244 BRADBURY, Ray. DARK CARNIVAL - RAY BRADBURY's 1ST BOOK, IMPECCABLE COPY W/VINTAGE SIGNATURE!
Sauk City, Wis., Arkham House, 1947. [First edition]. 
The author's first book of twenty-seven stories primarily from the pages of WEIRD TALES magazine. Simply a beautiful one-owner copy - directly from Arkham House. Vintage "RAY BRADBURY" SIGNATURE - not his later blurry "Sharpie". Fine in d.j. Expensive but worth it. 
Price: 4500.00 USD
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245 BRADBURY, Ray. THE OCTOBER COUNTRY.
New York, Ballantine 1955. First Edition. Paperback. 
OCTOBER COUNTRY collects all the WEIRD TALES from the author's 1st book - DARK CARNIVAL and adds five new ones. Some of the stories were rewritten by the author. Other than one corner bump, a beautiful unread copy - no reading crease and cover still shows some sheen; with the wonderful color illustration by the author's buddy, Joseph Mugnaini. SIGNED by the author with a vintage 'RAY BRADBURY,' SIGNATURE. Noted in Jones/Newman: HORROR 100 BEST BOOKS. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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246 BRADBURY, RAY. THE RAVINE.
Greentown, Illinois: Questar Printing, 1976. First thus. Stiff paper wraps. Very fine. 
An uncommon little Ray Bradbury keepsake, being a slim booklet of only 13 pages including covers that quotes from the author's novel, 'DANDELION WINE' when a young Ray Bradbury walked home through the frightening 'Ravine' in Greentown, Illinois - "...where death waited and all the things of death." Accompanied by pictures of the Ravine taken in 1976 and it still looked like a scary place all those years later! Printed limitation 500 numbered copies. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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247 BRADBURY, Ray. RAY BRADBURY: THE AQUEDUCT — A lost Martian Chronicle tale. SIGNED by author & artist!
[Glendale, Calif.] Roy A. Squires 1979 First Edition 
A lost MARTIAN CHRONICLE story found in the artist's files by his friend Bruce Francis. Privately printed letterpress by Roy A. Squires in an edition of 230 copies. Most copies were signed by the author but this copy is additionally signed by the artist who drew & colored the title-page decoration. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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248 BRADBURY, Ray. RAY BRADBURY:FAHRENHEIT 451—SIGNED, First edition!
New York, Ace 1953 First Edition 
The first paperbound —printed from the same plates as the hardbound and issued concurrently—edition of this SF classic. Dramatic Joseph Mugnaini, cover illo. A little rack-rub at extremeties, else a fine unread copy. SIGNED in fountain-pen—circa 1960's—by the author. #JS40. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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249 BRAMAH, Ernest. ERNEST BRAMAH - KAI-LUNG SIX - PRIVATELY PRINTED 250 NUMBERED!
Tacoma, WA., The Non-Profit Press, 1974. [First edition]. 
This collection of six previously "fugitive" stories, remained ungathered in book form, until the 'Wild Bunch" of Northwestern bookmen of the Non-Profit Press: Morley Fox, Chuck Yenter, Phil Garland, Stanley Mueller, Michael Amos, Dudley Perrine, Ray Lyle, Robert Chambers, and Bradley Millard or as I liked to call them, "The Tacoma Boys," published it in an edition of only 250 numbered copies, in 1974. There is an excellent five-page background by William White, introducing the stories: The Story of Lam-Hoo & the Reward of Merit; The Story of Chung Pun and the Miraculous Peacocks; The Story of Yeun Yang and the Empty Soo-Shong Chest; The Story of Sing Tsung and the Exponent of Dark Magic; The Story of Kwey Chao and the Grateful Song Bird; and The Story of Li Pao, Lucky Star and the Intruding Stranger." Privately published & distributed, primarily in the Pacific Northwest. Unread copy. Fine in near fine d.j. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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250 BRENNAN, Joseph Payne. WEBS OF TIME. [SIGNED]
New Haven Macabre House 1979 [First edition] 
Although Joseph Payne Brennan will be best remembered for his supernatural tales, he wrote poetry throughout his life; his first published book — A Heart of Earth — and his last book — Look Back on Laurel Hills were poetry books A collection of forty-five poems by. WEBS is a collection of 54 pages of poetry — the majority only a page in length — with an introduction by Frederick J. Meyer. The book is SIGNED by Meyer and one of only 100 copies issued with a SIGNED photo of the author laid-in as issued. Bound in heavy paper covers. There was no hardbound issue. Fine copy. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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251 BRENNAN, Joseph Payne. (H.P. LOVECRAFT) H.P. LOVECRAFT: A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Washington DC Biblio Press 1952 [First edition] 
Issued coincidently the same year as his first publication in WEIRD TALES, Joseph Payne Brennan was at the time, a full-time librarian at Yale University Library. An early and notable HPL bibliography. Tidely produced booklet—self covers, printed upon good paper stock, sixteen pages in length. A near fine copy. 
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252 BRENNAN, Joseph Payne. (H.P. LOVECRAFT) H.P. LOVECRAFT: AN EVALUATION: Copy #1, of 75 numbered copies. The author's copy!
New Haven Macabre House 1955 [First edition] 
With this booklet Brennan challanges critic, Edmund Wilson's cavalier condemnation of Lovecraft and his fiction—especially his Mythos related pieces—with his defense of five tales that Brennan contends, ranks with the best of Poe—THE MUSIC OF ERICH ZANN (one of HPL's personal favorites), ;RATS IN THE WALLS (my personal favorite!); THE OUTSIDER; PICKMAN'S MODEL and THE HOUND. "The limitations of this little critique do not permit me to touch on many other good Lovecraft stories. I have mentioned only five which I think are the best . . . expressing a pseronal opinion—a personal taste—. . . Time alone will decide who is right!" Copy #1 of 75—the author's copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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253 BRENNAN, Joseph Payne. (H.P. LOVECRAFT) H.P. LOVECRAFT: A BIBLIOGRAPHY
[The Strange Company] 
A reprint of Brennan's early—1952—attempt to catalogue Lovecraft's work. Absolutely no indication of who the real publisher was, however it was a Randy Everts—STRANGE COMPANY production Must've been authorized by Brennan as he has SIGNED it upon the cover. Please note: The original publication had self-covers. A fine copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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254 BURKS, Arthur BLACK MEDICINE.
Sauk City, Arkham House 1966 [First Edition] 
Sixteen stories collected primarily from WEIRD TALES magazine. Lovecraft thought one of them—BELLS OF OCEANA—to be one of the best ever published in WEIRD TALES, according to Joshi. A few light fingerprints on cloth, else very fine copy in d.j. [1952 copies printed]. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ2. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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255 CABELL, JAMES BRANCH. JAMES BRANCH CABELL: A collection of his works: Roy A. Squires: Catalog 10.
Glendale, Calif.: Roy A. Squires, Staplebound into stiff paper wraps. Very fine. 
Roy liked having "themes" for his catalogues whenever possible, and very often would single-out an author if he got in a large collection of his/her works, and sometimes if he simply liked that author himself! Such was the case here when he featured an author he enjoyed reading and felt had been unjustly neglected, and he had just gotten this large collection of his works to be able to offer as a whole. 135 titles altogether for the grand sum of $4650...I didn't know a damn thing about Cabell at the time but would've paid that sum based upon Squires' own descriptions had I had it! A Cabell bibliographic education thrown in for free! Squires catalogues 1-20 plus supplement have become highly cherished collectors items especially for those of us who knew him personally; the early ones are quite scarce. I still marvel at the Roy Squires catalogs and it's more than forty years later! They are written with such erudition, humor and good taste. There was no one like him. From the Roy A. Squires archive! Fine unread copy of this scarce catalogue! 
Price: 40.00 USD
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256 CAMPBELL, John W. CLOAK OF AESIR
Chicago Shasta Publishers 1952 First Edition 
John W. Campbell's 2nd SHASTA book of stories under his "Don A. Stuart" pseudonym. Bright spined copy, slight dusting to page edges; one tiny nub to bottom of rear panel. A V.g. copy to V.G.+ copy. 
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257 CAMPBELL, John W. JOHN W. CAMPBELL: WHO GOES THERE? Review copy once owned by CLARK ASHTON SMITH, SIGNED by John W. Campbell includes all review addenda!
Chicago Shasta Publishers 1948 First Edition 
John W. Campbell's finest book of his finest stories published originally under his pseudonym, Don A. Stuart. This being a signed review copy, with the original announcement letter, and a signed postcard from the author to Roy A. Squires who was publishing the F & SF Review magazine, SCIENCE FICTION ADVERTISER and received the copy for review. Squires must've at some point passed the book onto Clark Ashton Smith as his initials are written just above the $3.00 on the d.j. flap. About fine with lower corners lightly bumped. Nice tight fresh copy in Bok dust-wrapper! 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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258 CAMPBELL, John W. THE BLACK STAR PASSES
Reading, PA Fantasy Press 1953 First Edition 
Three interconnected stories —PIRACY PREFERRED, SOLARITE, and THE BLACK STAR PASSES—from the pages of AMAZING STORIES, circa 1930. "These are early stories of the early days of Science Fiction. . . While these stories do not have the finesse of later work—they have the bounding enthusiasm of a young field. . . Science Fiction has a very real function for the young, it presents varying ideas of what the world in which he will live his adult life will be interested in. . . I have a hunch that the history books are a poor way—of planning a life today, and that Science Fiction comes a lot closer. . . These early Science Fiction tales explored the Universe; they were probings, speculations, as to WHERE we could go,. WHAT we could do. They had a sweep, and reach, and exuberance that belonged. They WERE fun too . . . !" From the introduction of the book by the author. Copy #405 of 500 with the special SIGNED, NUMBERED limitation plate. An unusually fine copy in d.j! #6JS. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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259 CAMPBELL, John W., editor. ANALOG 6.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1968 First Edition. 
Fourteen stories from the top SF magazine of its time; ANALOG year 1966. PROTOTAPH by Laumer, BOOKWORM, RUN! by Vernor Vinge, THE EASY WAY OUT by Correy, GIANT METEOR IMPACT by J.E. Enever, EARLY WARNING by Robin S. Scott, Nebula Award Winner - CALL HIM LORD by Dickson, CWACC STRIKES AGAIN by Hank Dempsey, ;STRANGLEHOLD by Anvil, THE MESSAGE by Anthony & Hall, LIGHT OF OTHER DAYS by Bob Shaw, SOMETHING TO SAY by Berryman, LETTER FROM A HIGHER CRITIC by Robb, NOT A PRISON MAKE by Martino and 10:01 A.M. by Alexander Malec. Heel of book cloth rubbed thru in one spot; some aging to spine of d.j. V.G.-, in V.g.-, d.j. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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260 CAMPBELL, John W., editor. PROLOGUE TO ANALOG.
Garden City, New York, Doubleday, 1962, First Edition. 
Ten stories selected by the noted editor as the best stories of the ten years of ASTOUNDING leading up to ANALOG. Stories included are - BELIEF by Asimov, PANDORA's PLANET by Anvil, SOUND DECISION by Garrett & Silverberg, OMNILINGUAL by Piper, TRIGGERMAN by J.F. Bone, A FILBERT IS A NUT by Rick Raphael, BUSINESS AS USUAL, DURING ALTERATIONS by Ralph Williams, PUSHBUTTON WAR by Joseph Martino, WE DIDN'T DO ANYTHING WRONG, HARDLY by Roger Kuykendall and MINOR INGREDIENT by Eric Frank Russell. Heavy wear at heel of spine, else a very good reader in d.j. 
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261 CAMPBELL, Ramsey, editor/Stephen KING. NEW TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS.
Sauk City, Arkham House 1980 First Edition 
Nine original tales saluting H.P. Lovecraft:Contributors include, Stephen King, Frank Belknap Long, A.A. Attanasio, Brian Lumley, Basil Copper, T.E.D. Klein, David Drake, Martin S. Warnes, and also editor Ramsay Campbell. Two-page intro by Campbell. [3647 copies]. Fine in d.j. #32JS. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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262 CAMPBELL, Ramsey. TO WAKE THE DEAD.
London, Millington Books, 1980. First Edition. Very good. Very good. Jacket 
"An outstanding treatment of the theme of supernatural possession" - Barron, 6-76. Published in the USA as THE PARASITE with an upbeat ending: The author preferred hthis UK edition with the original ending, better. Signed with an inscription on the titl-page which reads, "To _ _ _, the first ending, and the best!" - Ramsey. After reading The PARASITE, Stephen King commented - "". . . good horror writers are quite rare . . . and Campbell is better than good" - Danse Macabre, p. 331. Slight trace of foxing to page edges. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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263 CARD, Orson Scott. THE FOLK ON THE FRINGE.
West Bloomfield, Michigan, Phantasia Press, 1989. First Edition. 
A collection of five post-apocalyptic stories utilyzing the "LDS" church & beliefs, (No not LSD!) which has created controversy and distanced this very popular author with some of his fan base and the general SF audience. One of the stories - "THE FRINGE" - was nominated for both the Hugo & Nebula awards, yet the book remains the author's most unpopular effort. Why don't YOU decide if the author "chose wisely." Limited to 475 NUMBERED/SLIPCASED copies, SIGNED by the author. Although the book is out of print, I offer it at the cover price of $75. Some rubbing to slipcase, else fine in d.j. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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264 CHARTERIS, Leslie. (HARRISON, HARRY) VENDETTA FOR THE SAINT: SIGNED by the Ghost writer, HARRY HARRISON!
London Hodder & Stoughton 1965 [First edition] 
Continuing the saga of SIMON TEMPLAR—THE SAINT, begun in the late 1930's. In actuality written by American SF writer, HARRY HARRISON and SIGNED by him on the title-page. A nice tight Fine copy, barely read; a few little snags and slight aging to d.j. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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265 CLARK, Ronald H. BROUGH SUPERIOR THE ROLLS-ROYCE OF MOTOR CYCLES
Norwich, UK. Goose & Son, 1864. [First edition] 
The fully-illustrated history of the most celebrated motor cycle in history—The Brough Superior—coincidently the motor-bike that the famous—Lawrence of Arabia was killed. A v.g.- copy in Good d.j. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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266 CLARKE, Arthur C. RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA - UNREAD COPY!
New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1973. First American Edition. 
One of the most heralded and awarded novels in Science Fiction, having won the NEBULA AWARD, the HUGO AWARD, the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION ASSOCIATION AWARD, the JUPITER AWARD, the JOHN W. CAMPBELL MEMORIAL AWARD, the LOCUS AWARD and the SEIUN AWARD for BEST NOVEL. This is a beautiful unread copy of the first American Edition. Fine in d.j. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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267 CLARKE, Arthur, C., editor. THREE FOR TOMORROW: Three Original Novellas of SF.
New York, Meredith Press, 1969. First Edition. 
The book wasn't edited by Arthur C. Clarke but in an essay published as the introduction to this book, Clarke puts forth the theme that was submitted to the three authors represented herein to expound upon, none of which knew what the others were writing. The writers were , Robert Silverberg, Roger Zelazny and James Blish. The theme was "With increasing technology goes increasing vulnerability; the more Man conquers Nature the more prone he becomes to artificial catastrophe." And the original stories were - HOW IT WAS WHEN THE PAST WENT AWAY; THE EVE OF RUMOKO; and WE ALL DIE NAKED. Dusting to page edges and some d.j. rubbing at extremeties, else v.g. in like d.j. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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268 CLIFTON, Mark. EIGHT KEYS TO EDEN.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1960. First Edition. cloth. Very good. Very good, d.j. Jacket 
Clifton won an early Hugo for his novel, They'd Rather Be Right, co-written with Frank Riley. Eight Keys to Eden was his first solo effort. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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269 CLIFTON, Mark. WHEN THEY COME FROM SPACE.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. 
Mark Clifton only published three novels during his all too brief writing career (cancer took him) and I'm offering two of them. Deserving of rediscovery, Southern Illinois University published -THE SCIENCE FICTION OF MARK, featuring his shorter fiction, edited by Barry Malzberg. He was a "tight" writer, more in the style of the California School - Charles Beaumont, William F. Nolan, George Clayton Johnson and the like. Cloth over boards, before Doubleday went real cheap. Some rubbing and slight wear at d.j. tips and rubbing to rear d.j., panel. A v.g.- copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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270 COLLIER, John. GEMINI - MANUSCRIPT EDITION - 1 OF 15 COPIES W/ORIGINAL POETRY LEAF, SIGNED!
London, The Ulysses Press, Ltd. 1931. [First edition] 
A very early work by an author we most associate as being one of the premier short story writers of the 20th century. Collier wanted to be a poet and certainly received praise and notice from the likes of Edith Sitwell, whose review of the book was reproduced in the accompanying advertisement. The book was issued in two editions: a regular limited edition of 170 signed, numbered copies, and THIS deluxe edition of ONLY 15 vellum-spined copies, SIGNED & NUMBERED WITH AN ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LEAF from the book! The book consists of the following poems: Address to the Worms, Three Men in One Room, Oh Soul be Changed into Little Water Drops, Sunday Morning, Excuse in Autumn, Brookside Reverie, and, Of Consolation through Murder. There is also a partial remnant of the original onion-skin dust-wrapper present. Includes advertising leaf. Heavy wear along top of boards but a RARE item. And you'll not be seeing me use that term very often! 
Price: 695.00 USD
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271 COPPARD, A.E. FEARFUL PLEASURES
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1946 [First Edition] 
Twenty-two tales and a most entertaining introduction by the author espousing his complete disbelief in the supernatural, only to give examples in his own life which could lead anyone to believe in the supernatural! "It is not to be explained why the supernatural which is so fearsome to experience, is so attractive to peruse, why so rich a thrill is got from reading what would be death for us to encounter.—A.E. Coppard from his foreword. Sharp corners; a fine fresh copy with a trace of age at folds and white areas of d.j. as usual. [4033 Copies Prined]. #RMJ31. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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272 COPPARD, A.E. A.E. COPPARD:FEARFUL PLEASURES—UNCOMMON ARKHAM HOUSE BOOK CLUB EDITION!
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1946 [First Edition] 
BOOK CLUB EDITION! In 1948, David Kyle and Marty Greenberg (then the publishers of Gnome Press) founded the FANTASY BOOK CLUB. The club was designed to not only aid them in moving their own remainder copies at 50% off, but also Fantasy Press and other publishers—including a few Arkham House books. Two AH books offered were FEARFUL PLEASURES and THE CLOCK STRIKES TWELVE with the 'BOOK CLUB EDITION" stamped on the d.j.'s. An uncommon and interesting addition to your Arkham House collection! [4033 Copies Prined]. #RMJ48. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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273 COYE, Lee Brown. LEE BROWN COYE: The SOUL BUYER. Original artwork, FANTASTIC Magazine, December, 1963. SIGNED!

Originally appeared in Fantastic magazine, December, 1963. The artist evidently felt quite strongly about this work as he included it in his limited portfolio in 1967 entitled, GOTHICS. It's a very dark, macabre, sinister piece measuring 10 x 13; handsomely matted and framed framed out to 17 x 20 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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274 CRISPIN, Edmund, editor. BEST SF 5.
London, Faber and Faber 1963 2nd impression. 
A popular anthology that went into its 2nd printing in two years. Stories include, 'THE STAR' by Clarke, 'NOISE LEVEL' by Raymond F. Jones, 'GREEN THUMB' by Simak, 'THE QUEST FOR ST. AQUIN' by Boucher, 'THE MONSTERS' by Sheckley, 'WHO CAN REPLACE A MAN' by Aldiss, 'THE PRISONER' by Christopher Anvil, 'CONSIDER HER WAYS' by John Wyndham, 'THE MARTYR' by Poul Anderson, and 'LATER THAN YOU THINK' by Leiber. Fine introductory commentary by Crispin. A v.g., copy.in d.j. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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275 DE CAMP, L. Sprague HEROES & HOBGOBLINS
West Kingston, Donald M. Grant 1981 (First Edition) 1250 
Although L. Sprague de Camp is best remembered for his many notable fantasies including the classic—Lest Darkness Fall—some popcorn poetry such as the limmericks he wrote for Robert E. Howard's character, Conan: "So Conan at last became King And thought it a glorious thing. But rebels and rotters, And sorcerous plotters Did soon disillusionment bring." But even when serious the author injects humor; engaging poetry. An edition of 1250 copies SIGNED by author and noted artist Tim Kirk who provided humorous color & B & W illustrations. The original errant cost of the book was price-clipped from the publisher and issued thus. Still in shrinkwrap. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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276 DE CAMP, L. Sprague DEMONS AND DINOSAURS
Sauk City, Arkham House 1970 [First Edition] 
Seventy pages of light-hearted, clever poetry. Introduction by the author's friend, Lin Carter. Printed in London. [500 copies printed]. The usual rubbing to d.j., else fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ3. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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277 DE LINT, Charles. ASCIAN IN ROSE.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1986. 0939879-10-7 First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 
A novella utilizing his Moonheart locale. Of a total edition of 875 copies this being one of the 300 hardbound. SIGNED by the author and introductioneer, James P. Blaylock and numbered copies. Slight rubbing to d.j. spine, else fine. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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278 DEL REY, Lester. BEST SCIENCE FICTION STORIES OF THE YEAR: Fifth Annual Collection.
New York, Dutton, 1976. First Edition. 
Lester del Rey was one of the best editors in all of SF & Fantasy and when he speaks, listen attentively! Stories include, THE BITTER BREAD by Poul Anderson, MAIL SUPREMACY by Hayford Peirce, CHILD OF ALL AGES by P.J. Plauger, TREE OF LIFE by Phyllis Eisenstein, HELBENT FOUR by Stephen Robinett, POP GOES THE WEASEL by Robert Hoskins, THE BOOK LEARNERS by Liz Hufford, SENIOR CITIZEN by Simak, THE PEDDLER's APPRENTICE by Joan & Vernor Vinge. SIGNED by Lester del Rey. Tight copy with a spot of old binding glue on cover; slight dust at page edges; tight v.g.+, copy in like d.j. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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279 DERLETH, August 100 BOOKS by AUGUST DERLETH- SIGNED!
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1962 [First Edition] 
". . . variety of interest makes it impossible to identify the work of August Derleth by any label or to classify him easily—he is sui generis"—Donald Wandrei in his introduction to the book. Photographs. A complete bibliography of Derleth's work to that time. Cover edges slightly folded over page edges as often found with this chapbook. SIGNED & Inscribed to the noted collector & publisher, Chuck Garvin. A fine copy.The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection. #RMJ21 
Price: 250.00 USD
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280 DERLETH, August W. AUGUST DERLETH:THREE PROBLEMS FOR SOLAR PONS—SIGNED! The Richard M. Jefts, Mycroft & Moran Collection
Sauk City, Wisconsin Mycroft & Moran 1952 [First Edition] 
It didn't quite turn out this way, but in his "Note For the Aficionado," which introduces this volume, Derleth stated—"These are quite possibly the last Solar Pons pastiches I shall write." Reminiscent of his intro to "Thirty Years of Arkham House," "With 1970, Arkham House enters upon its fourth (and very probably last decade). . ." which also proved premature! One of the handful or so of truly elusive Arkham House/Mycroft & Moran issuances ;"THREE PROBLEMS"—although stated in the colophon page an edition of "Two thousand copies," there were in truth only 996 copies printed. This is made more desireable with a "Cordially, August Derleth" signature. A fine fresh copy with a bookplate of the noted collector, Harold C. Worden. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ14. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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281 DERLETH, August. MASK OF CTHULHU.
Sauk City, WI Arkham House 1958 [First Edition] 
Six "Cthulhu Mythos" tales gathered from WEIRD TALES, magazine. [2051 copies]. A spot of color loss from upper back spine-edge of d.j. Previous Owner's signature with his "Ankh" stamped on flyleaf & title-page. Else a fine tight copy in nice Richard Taylor d.j. #19JS 
Price: 95.00 USD
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282 DERLETH, August. AUGUST DERLETH:NOT LONG FOR THIS WORLD—SIGNED! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection
Sauk City, Arkham House 1948 [First Edition] 
Stories harvested from WEIRD TALES. [2067 copies printed]. Lightly aged at d.j.,extremeties, else fine. SIGNED by the auhor. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ4. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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283 DERLETH, August. ARKHAM HOUSE:The First 20 Years 1939-1959—Only 80 HARDBOUND COPIES! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection
Sauk City, Arkham House 1959 [First Edition] 
A bibliography of the noted publisher with an introduction by Derleth and all author/titles published up to that time. Contents of each book is also listed. [815 copies printed]. Of the 815 printed, 80 were printed in light boards. This copy is one of the 80 in boards. Quite scarce. Fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ5. 
Price: 2200.00 USD
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284 DERLETH, August. ARKHAM HOUSE:The First 20 Years 1939-1959—SIGNED! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection
Sauk City, Arkham House 1959 [First Edition] 
A bibliography of the noted publisher with an introduction by Derleth and all author/titles published up to that time. Contents of each book is also listed. [815 copies printed]. This copy — one issued in paper covers, is SIGNED by the editor. Fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ6. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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285 DICK, Philip K. NICK & THE GLIMMUNG.
London, Gollancz, 1988. 0575043075 First Edition. 
The author's only juvenile, published six years after his death. A world that forbids the owning of animals, the hero owns a cat - Horace - and refuses to give him up. Dick was very fond of cats owning two at the time of his death - Harvey and Mrs. Tubbs. Whimsically delightful illustrations throughout the book by Paul Demeyer. About fine copy in d.j. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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286 DICK, PHILIP K. I HOPE I SHALL ARRIVE SOON
Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday 1985 First Edition 
Collection contains ten previousy uncollected stories and his previously unpublished essay, "How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later," the highlight of the book for me. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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287 DICK, Philip K. LIES, INC. 1st Complete publication of THE UNTELEPORTED MAN - Philip K. Dick. One of fourteen PKD titles currently on site!
London Victor Gollancz 1984 [First edition] 
The first complete presentation of the novel - "The Unteleported Man." Adding much material previously excised. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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288 DICK, PHILIP K. PHILIP K. DICK: THE DIVINE INVASION!
N.Y. Timescape 1981 [First edition] 
The author's last published book during his lifetime; the 2nd book in his loosely connected "Valis Trilogy" that included, VALIS, THE DIVINE INVASION, and THE TRANSMIGRATION OF TIMOTHY ARCHER. DIVINE INVASION was remaindered shortly after the author's death and few copies escaped the Simon & Schuster stamp across the bottom of the pages: No remainder mark on this copy and in very fine unread condition. 
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289 DICK, Philip K. THE TRANSMIGRATION OF TIMOTHY ARCHER.
New York Timescape 1982 
Published just shortly after PKD's death, this is the 3rd volume of what he considered his VALIS TRILOGY; Bishop Timothy Archer was modeled after Dick's friend, Bishop James Pike who had many of the same doubts, views and explorations of religion and philosophy as PKD. Remaindered almost immediately after publication, this copy HAS the remainder stamp of the Simon & Schuster, marching man. Slight rubbing to jacket else a fine copy in artist, Richard Powers', d.j. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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290 DICK, Philip K. THE TRANSMIGRATION OF TIMOTHY ARCHER.
New York Timescape 1982 
Published just shortly after PKD's death, this is the 3rd volume of what he considered his VALIS TRILOGY; Bishop Timothy Archer is modeled after Dick's friend, Bishop James Pike who had many of the same doubts, views and explorations of religion and philosophy as PKD. Remaindered almost immediately after publication, this copy has no remainder stamp. Scarce thus. Slight rubbing to jacket else a fine copy in artist, Richard Powers', d.j. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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291 DICK, PHILIP K. HUMPTY DUMPTY IN OAKLAND
London Gollancz 1986 [First edition] 
Written in 1960 while the author was trying to break into the mainstream book market to earn more money, "HDIO" was not published until four years after his death. This is the first edition. A very fine unread copy in d.j. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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292 DICK, Philip K. THE WORLD JONES MADE
Boston Gregg Press, 1979 [First hardcover edition] 
Another of the handsome Gregg Press editions of PKD's work; new introduction by Glenn Chang. As new unread copy. Issued w/o d.j. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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293 DICK, Philip K. THE COSMIC PUPPETS
London Severn House 1986 [First British Hardcover} 
Originally entitled - A GLASS OF DARKNESS - for it's magazine publication, it was re-written by PKD under the title, THE COSMIC PUPPETS - ;" It is slight compared with [my] others, but again I personally like it; its pure fantasy, which as you know has always been my favorite" - PKD. Nice unread copy in d.j. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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294 DICK, Philip K. EYE IN THE SKY
Boston Gregg Press, 1979 [First hardcover edition] 
One of the handsome Gregg Press editions of PKD's work; new introduction by Sandra Meisel. As new unread copy. Issued w/o d.j. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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295 DICK, PHILIP K. OUR FRIENDS FROM FROLIX 8
London Kinnell 1989 [First British Hardcover} 
One of Dick's favorite SF novels at that time - "Not since EYE IN THE SKY have I so much enjoyed working on a novel. Usually I get up at noon; while writing this I got up at seven a.m." Paper still white. A fine unread copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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296 DICK, Philip K. THE BROKEN BUBBLE.
London Victor Gollancz 1989 [First British edition] 
One of a number of mainstream novels (although truthfully, his mainstream is so quirky it reads like SF!) composed in the mid '50's when Phil was living in the Bay area, popping pills, writing all night, trying to crash the mainstream fiction market . Handsome edition here in the British first edition. Published after his death. Fine unread copy in d.j. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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297 DICK, Philip K. PHILIP K. DICK: EYE IN THE SKY—1st printing, 1957. SIGNED!
New York, Ace 1957 First Edition 
One of the early PKD novels—Ace D-261, published as a "Double" although it was long enough to be issued by itself. Signed in full by the author—at the home of the noted publisher/bookseller Roy A. Squires, in the 1980's. A very fine copy. Rare in this condition! #JS39. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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298 DRAKE, Leah Bodine. LEAH BODINE DRAKE:A HORNBOOK FOR WITCHES! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1950 [First Edition] 
Another of those "handful" of truly elusive issuances from Arkham House/Mycroft & Moran, although the colophon states 553 copies, aparently the authoress took half the edition back to her hometown of Evansville and distributed copies amongst her friends and acquaintances! Hence only a few hundred were offered thru Arkham House. A Fine fresh copy that bears a Hannes Bok designed bookplate of Harold C. Worden, and the tidily written number in ink, ""K126." D.j., just the merest trace of age at spine—barely noticible. A lovely example. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ15. 
Price: 2100.00 USD
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299 DUNNING, John. DREAMER
Huntington Beach, Calif. James Cahill, Publishing, 1995. First Edition. 
A nifty little tale from the dicey-Dunning of blackmail gone very bad! One of 100 SIGNED, NUMBERED & SLIPCASED copies. Issued w/o d.j. A small book of 54 pages measuring 4-1/4 x 6-1/2 
Price: 120.00 USD
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300 DUNSANY, Lord. THE FOURTH BOOK OF JORKENS.
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1948 [First Edition] 
The last of the Jorkens books, and although not the best—how can you go wrong with Jorkens? Thirty-three stories; think of them as literature's, Bon-Bons. Published the year after the British edition. Trace of age to d.j., spine, else a fine tight copy in d.j. [3118 Copies Printed]. #RMJ34 
Price: 75.00 USD
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