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301 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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302 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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303 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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304 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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305 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]. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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306 ELLISON, Harlan. ALL THE LIES THAT ARE MY LIFE.
San Francisco, CA/Columbia, PA, Underwood-Miller, 1980. 0934438315 First Edition. Cloth. Fine. Fine. Jacket 
Of an edition of 620 copies, this is the Special Collector's edition limited to 200, NUMBERED copies SIGNED by the AUTHOR. This title was so popular it demanded a reprinting in 1989. A very self-revalatory tale (as much of this noted author's work is! I personally love his introductions to his books/stories sometimes better than the stories!). Either it excited or aggravated a great number of people as there are afterword commentaries by Silverberg, Ed Bryant, Vonda McIntyre, Farmer, Sheckley, Disch & Spinrad. The illustrations by Kent Bash are terrific! A very handsome book bound in heavy cloth. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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307 ELLISON, Harlan. HARLAN ELLISON: WHAT SCIENCE FICTION MEANS TO ME — Amateur fanzine essay before 1st professional sale!
1952 First printing 
An early fanzine appearance by the noted SF writer before he'd been professionally published. Ellison entered a contest sponsored by the editor of VANATIONS — "WHAT S-F MEANS TO ME, " and "unberdened his soul." — "When I came upon science fiction (lying in a gutter clutching a Bergy TWS to its chest) I found a literature wherein the ideas I had long upheld, held sway. It spoke in grandiose terms of the equality of man, of the casual intermingling of races, of the racing adventure of just living in a world where science prevailed. It opened unto me the portals of worlds I had long dreamed about. . . It is a pround and lonely thing to be a fan." Needless to say there is much more in this essay of about 850-900 words. Scarce. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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308 ELLISON, Harlan. (Stephen King intro) STALKING THE NIGHTMARE.
Huntington Woods, Michigan Phantasia Press 1982 First Edition 
A collection of short stories and commentaries by one of the best in the business. Introduction by Stephen King. One of 700 signed, numbered, slipcased copies in d.j. Fine. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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309 ELWOOD, Roger, editor. FRONTIERS 2: The New Mind.
New York, Macmillan 1973 First Printing. 
An anthology of ALL original stories based upon the theme, THE NEW MIND. FOUR SIDES OF INFINITY by Lafferty, BRAIN WIPE by Katherine MacLean, I AM ALEPPPO by Sohl, SPACE TO MOVE by Joseph Green, NEW NEW YORK, NEW ORLEANS by Effinger, THE MAGIC CHILD by C.L. Grant, VACATION by Richard Posner, FROM ALL OF US by Gerard M. Bauer, OPENING FIRE by Malzberg, with an introduction by Frederik Pohl. Both newcombers and veteran writers. Lightly dusted at page edges, else V.g.+, copy in d.j. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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310 FABIAN, Stephen STEPHEN FABIAN/J.R.R. TOLKIEN: THE HOBBIT. Original art, signed!

Drawing measures 14 x 11, framed out to 24 x 18. A large piece with a very desireable subject, from - the Golden Age of Fabian! The ONLY illustration Stephen Fabian ever did for J.R.R. Tolkien's work. Houghton Mifflin was issuing a new edition and sought examples from a number of artists - including Frank Frazetta! This is the scene - Bilbo in Smaug's lair - that Fabian illustrated. Tolkien himself objected and wanted to do the illustration himself. The Fabian was later published in ROCKET'S BLAST COMICOLLECTOR #130, 1976. DOMESTIC SHIPPING INCLUDED! 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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311 FERMAN, Edward L., editor. THE BEST FROM FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION: Nineteenth Series.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1971. First Edition. 
The golden age of pulp & digest Science Fiction magazines is gone now with only ANALOG, ASIMOV's & FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION still limping along in this age of slick papered and electronic media. Anthologies give us a chance to look back and re-experience what we're missing. GONE FISHIN' by Robin Scott Williams, SELECTRA SIX-TEN by Davidson, LONGTOOTH by Pangborn, SUNDANCE by Silverberg, THE BRIEF, SWINGING CAREER OF DAN & JUDY SMYTHE by Carter Wilson, DREAM PATROL by Charles Runyon, CALLIOPE AND GHERKIN AND THE YANKEE DOODLE THING by Evelyn.E. Smith, NOTES JUST PRIOR TO THE FALL by Malzberg, CONFESSIONS by Goulart, GET A HORSE! by Niven, THE MAN WHO 25.00LEARNED LOVING by Sturgeon (a NEBULA NOMINEE), LITTERBUG by Tony Morphett, AN ADVENTURE IN THE YOLLA BOLLY MIDDLE EEL WILDERNESS by Vance Aandahl, STARTING FROM SCRATCH by Sheckley, BENJI'S PENCIL by Bruce McAllister, and SIX CARTOONS by Gahan Wilson. REVIEW copy with slip laid-in. A Science Fiction Writers of America copy. Near fine in d.j. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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312 FINN, Mark, (HOWARD, Robert Ervin). BLOOD & THUNDER: The Life and Art of Robert E. Howard. 150 SIGNED copies!
Robert E. Howard Foundation, 2011. First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover. As new. As new d.j. Jacket Signed
A sympathetic biography of the troubled author who established a new genre of fiction and created the anti-hero who personified it - Conan - then killled himself at 30. Privately published by The Robert E. Howard Foundation in its first and only hardcover appearance of 150 copies. SIGNED, and numbered by the author. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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313 FORESTER, C.S. HORNBLOWER AND THE HOTSPUR
London Michael Joseph 1962 [First Edition] 
The last completed Hornblower novel but fills in earlier chronological gaps in the noted character's career. Spine gilt bright; no bumped corners - unusual for these light boards - dusting at page edges; Condition commensurate with age and the British climate. V.g.-., in good+ d.j. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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314 FORESTER, C.S. HORNBLOWER IN THE WEST INDIES
London Michael Joseph 1958 ]First British Edition] 
5 tales, chronologically the last adventures of Hornblower; Hornblower spoils plot to return Napoleon to France; Hornblower vs slavers; Hornblower vs Pirates; Hornblower vs Spainish & Dutch intrigues; and Hornblower faces a hurricaine and retirement—"for the first time Forester writes an endearing love story." Spine gilt bright; no bumped corners - unusual for these light boards - age discoloration at page edges; 2-1/4" closed tear on d.j., front panel. Condition commensurate with age and the British climate. V.g.-., in good+ d.j. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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315 FORSYTH, Frederick. THE FOURTH PROTOCOL
San Francisco, Columbia, PA Brandywine Books 1984 First limited edition 
SIGNED & SLIPCASED edition limited to 600. A very handsome and well made book! When you see the crap that current mainstream publishers are producing you appreciate the time, taste and need for small publishers and limited editions! Great Ned Dameron cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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316 FRYER, Donald-Sidney HOBGOBLIN APOLLO
New York Hippocampus Press 2016 First Edition 
Donald Sidney-Fryer, poet, authoritative scholar on romantic poetry, Clark Ashton Smith bibliographer, Arkham House author, free spirit, beholding to no one, Ballet historian; Donald Sidney-Fryer has truly lived "A Life of My Own." Included also are approximately one hundred pages of previously unpublished poetry and translations by the French speaking Sidney-Fryer. Included is an errata leaf provided by and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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317 FRYER, Donald-Sidney (Clark Ashton Smith) EMPEROR OF DREAMS: A Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography. SIGNED by the compiler.
West Kingston, RI Donald M. Grant 1978 First Edition 
This epic work occupied Donald Sidney-Fryer from 1960 to the late 1970's. If "EOD" existed only as a bibliography, you would be more than suitably impressed�listing not only the entirety of Smith's book publications from 1912 to 1978, but the contents of each book both poetry & prose, along with his magazine appearances of both poetry & prose; an index of the "First lines" of that poetry; anthology appearances both poetry & prose, letters, essays�however it is more than a "bibliography," it additionally includes personal asides by those who knew him, laudatory essays by such notables as Ray Bradbury, Fritz Leiber, August Derleth and even�yes, Harlan Ellison! A biography of CAS, and accompanying photographs of CAS and his environs. Exhaustive and exhausting when you consider that this was all done before the age of the personal computer! With this volume you will have everything you need to begin, or add to your researches of Clark Ashton Smith and his work! It is additionally a most handsome oversized volume, nicely presented. Signed by the compiler. Fine in d.j. CLICK on author or title for aditional photos. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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318 GIANNI, Gary (Ray Bradbury, etc.) 3 X GIANNI: RAY BRADBURY: ”NEFERTITI-TUT EXPRESS", GEORGE R.R. MARTIN,”KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS," MARK SCHULTZ: ”PRINCE VALIANT IN THE LAND OF SHADOWS." Each booklet Signed by the artist! SPECIAL PRICE!
2016 First Edition As new 
Gary Gianni has gathered three of his finest artistic efforts together and is offering a limited number of them at a special discounted package price: INTO THE LAND OF SHADOWS: A Prince Valiant Adventure by Mark Schultz, illustrated by Gary Gianni; THE NEFERTITI-TUT EXPRESS by Ray Bradbury, illustrated by Gary Gianni; and THE SEVEN KINGDOMS SKETCHBOOK based upon the stories in the book, A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS, by George R. R. Martin. In essence 3 books for the price of 2! EACH book signed by the artist! Copies are limited! 
Price: 55.00 USD
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319 GIANNI, Gary [George R.R. Martin] THE SEVEN KINGDOMS SKETCHBOOK
n.p. Hieronymus Press 2016 [First edition] 
This being one of 750 copies of a 60 page book of sketches and color prelims for what would eventually become an "Illustrated Classic" of George R.R. Martin's—A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS— with 160 illustrations! SIGNED by the artist! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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320 GIANNI, Gary [George R.R. Martin] THE SEVEN KINGDOMS SKETCHBOOK
n.p. Hieronymus Press 2016 [First edition] 
This being one of 250 copies of a 60 page book of sketches and color prelims for what would eventually become an "Illustrated Classic" of George R.R. Martin's—A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS— with 160 illustrations! SIGNED by BOTH the artist and author! 
Price: 55.00 USD
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321 GRENDON, Stephen/DERLETH, August MR. GEORGE and OTHER ODD PERSONS.
Sauk City, Arkham House 1963 [First Edition] 
Seventeen stories collected primarily from WEIRD TALES magazine. And as the author himself says of them in his introduction—"I have come to think many of them among the best macabre tales I have written." All the tales composed within a month(!) in the wee hours of the morning, and under great duress, as the author's primary assignment at that time was his novel, THE SHIELD OF THE VALIANT. A very fine copy in d.j., without the usual spine discoloration. Uncommon thus. The first listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ1. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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322 GRUBB, Davis. TWELVE TALES OF SUSPENSE AND THE SUPERNATURAL.
New York Scribner's 1964 [First edition] 
Tales gathered from COLLIERS, ELLERY QUEEN MAGAZINE and others. Dusting to page edges; rubbing to cloth, tips worn thru. General d.j., wear. #9JS. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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323 HALDEMAN, Joe W. WAR YEAR.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1972. 0030885965 First Edition. Cloth. Very good. Signed
The author's first book, his mainstream novel of his experiences in Vietnam. A short novel and a very good read; the basis for his later SF book, The Forever War. Boldly SIGNED by the author in fountain-pen on the title-page. Book is very slightly tweaked; the d.j., is toned at spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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324 HARRISON, Harry& ALDISS, Brian, editors. BEST SF:1971.
New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1972. [First edition]. 
Review copy with all documentation laid-in including letter & card. Stories considered by Harrison and Aldiss, the best of the year and Harrison was an excellent critic: Clarke, STATISTIANS DAY by Blish, ANGOULEME by Disch, DR ZOMBIE AND HIS FURRY LITTLE FRIENDS by Sheckley, NO DIRECTION HOME by Spinrad, GEHENNA by Malzberg, Landolfi, THE SCIENCE FICTION HORROR MOVIE POCKET COMPUTER by Gahan Wilson, Auerbach, THE HUNTER AT HIS EASE by Aldiss, THE COHEN DOG EXCLUSION ACT by Steven Schrader, GANTLET by Richard Peck, THE TENIUS by Barthelme, REPORT by Kingsley Amis, FISHERMAN by Lawrence Sail, THE IDEAL POLICE STATE by Charles Baxter, THE PAGAN RABBI by Cynthia Ozick, UNTITLED by Tommaso Landolfi, AN UNEVEN EVENING by Steve Herbst, ORNITHANRHTOPUS by B. Alan Burhoe, NO DIRECTION HOME by Spinrad. Clarke's - 'A MEETING WITH MEDUSA' won the Nebula Award and remains one of his most popular stories. Just a slight tweak to spine with a thread or two showing. Paul Lehr d.j. A very good copy in lightly rubbed d.j. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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325 HARRISON, Harry, editor. THE YEAR 2000.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1970. First Edition. 
Science Fiction is always thought of as the fiction of "looking ahead." In this anthology set thirty years before its time, editor Harry Harrison gave his writers the following dictum: ". . . speculate about the future and give me a story set in the year 2000." Of the thirteen writers (including the editor) who contributed, only four lived to see their future millenium realized; Silverberg, Aldiss, Masson, and Harrison; and of those four, only Robert Silverberg and Brian Aldiss are still alive; Naomi Mitchison nearly made it, passing away in 1999, age 101. The stories are - AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL by Leiber, RACE RELATIONS by Harrison, PROMETHEUS REBOUND by Galouye, FAR FROM THIS EAR by Chad Oliver, AFTER THE ACCIDENT by Naomi Mitchison, JUDAS FISH by Disch, TO BE A MAN by J.J. Coupling, THE LAWGIVER by Laumer, TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT by Masson, BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL by Silverberg, UTOPIAN by Mack Reynolds, ORGY OF THE LIVING AND THE DYING by Aldiss, and SEA CHANGE by Bertram Chandler. Nice tight virtually unread copy; two corners bumped with dusty page edges; aging to spine & rear edges of d.j. A v.g.-, copy in like d.j. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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326 HARRISON, Harry. SF:3 Thirteen SF Greats Present Their Favorite Stories.

Aldiss, Ellison, David I. Masson, Spinrad, Piers Anthony, Harrison, Moorcock, Avram Davidson, Langdon Jones, Niven, Sonya Dorman, Malzberg, Kit Reed, choose the favorites of their own work. Tight copy light rubbing to d.j. Solid v.g. copy in v.g. d.j. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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327 HARTLEY, L.P. L. P. HARTLEY: THE TRAVELING GRAVE and other stories. The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1948 [First Edition] 
Collection of twelve supernatural tales. One of my favorite Utpatel d.j's. [2047 Copies Printed] Two corners just nubbed during initial shipment, else a fine fresh copy. Doesn't turn up all that often. #RMJ35. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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328 HEALY, Raymond J., editor. 9 TALES OF SPACE & TIME. 9 Neverbefore published stories . . .
New York, Henry Holt, 1954. First Edition. 
The "Editors" anthology. This being a collection of all original stories by editors with themes these notable editors would like to see published in their respective magazines; okay there are a few "regular authors" as well! Nice photographs of the contributors on the rear d.j., panel. Editors include: John W. Campbell - THE IDEALISTS, Anthony Boucher - BALAAM, H.L. Gold - MAN OF PARTS, Raymond J. Healy - THE GREAT DEVON, J. Francis McComas - SHOCK TREATMENT; with the following tales by "authors" - Reginold Bretnor - GENIUS OF THE SPECIES, David Harold Fink, M.D. - COMPOUND B., Frank Fenton - THE CHICKEN OR THE EGGHEAD, and Kris Neville's - OVERTURE - a "Betty Ann" story. A few snags in the d.j. with a closed 1/4" tear; light rubbing; dusting at page edges. V.G. in v.g.-, d.j. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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329 HEINLEIN, Robert. UNIVERSE.
New York, Dell Publishing. 1951 [First Printing] 
Published as a 10 cents Dell chapbook of sixty-four pages. Nice bright fresh unread copy with just a spot of color rubbed off at heel of rear panel, else about fine copy. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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330 HENEAGE, Simon & FORD, Henry (SIDNEY SIME). SIDNEY SIME: Master of the Mysterious.
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1980. First Edition. Large stiff paper covers. Very good +. 
Nicely illustrated throughout tribute to the artist most closely associated with Lord Dunsany; 96 pages including Index and biographical commentary. Well done indeed. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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331 HODGSON, WILLIAM HOPE. SPECTRAL MANIFESTATIONS.
UK: Belknapp Press, 1977. First Edition Staplebound into stiff heavy paper covers. Fine. 
This unusual and scarce booklet presents the first appearances of William Hope Hodgsons own rewriting/condensation of his books 'THE GHOST PIRATES" which he entitled for USA copyright - "THE GHOST PIRATES, A CHAUNTY and ANOTHER STORY," and "THE GHOST FINDER AND A POEM" gathered from the four stories of his "CARNACKI" volume. Only 250 copies printed. There was no hardcover publication of this item. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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332 HODGSON, William Hope. WILLIAM HOPE HODGSON:THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND and other novels. The Richard M. Jefts Arkham House Collection. One of three Hodgson titles available!
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1967 [First Edition] 
With the post-war issuances of GREEN TEA by Le Fanu, THE DOLL AND ONE OTHER by Blackwood and climaxing with this magnificent omnibus volume—THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND by Hodgson, Derleth proved himself again the trail-blazer, as he introduced American readership to some of the finest British fictioneers of their time; these volumes would soon be followed up by Coppard, Wakefield, and Hartley; then decades later be renewed by Campbell and Lumley. One of Arkham's greatest publishings, this volume contains, the title novel, THE BOATS OF THE GLEN CARRIG, THE GHOST PIRATES, and his epic Romance—THE NIGHT-LAND. Informative introduction by H.E. Koenig who introduced HPL to Hodgson's work, and a Bibliography of Hodgson by J. Langly Searles is invaluable! One corner just bumped which has also bumped a few rear pages, else a fine fresh copy in glorious Hannes Bok D.j. [3014 Copies Printed]. #RMJ37. 
Price: 700.00 USD
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333 HODGSON, William Hope. DEEP WATERS
Sauk Citty, WI. Arkham House 1966 [First Edition] 
This British author was practically unknown here in the States, until Derleth published the landmark volume—HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND—some of the author's longer works: DEEP WATERS presents a sampling of the author's excellent shorter works. Lovecraft lauded Hodgson's work in his SUPERNATURAL HORROR IN LITERATURE. "THE VOICE IN THE NIGHT" contained herein is a classic in the literature. [2556 copies printed]. A nice fresh tight fine copy in d.j. #24JS 
Price: 95.00 USD
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334 HODGSON, William Hope. WILLIAM HOPE HODGSON:CARNACKI—The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1947 [First Edition] 
The year after THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND & Others, Derleth introduces American readership to the Ghost-Hunting, detective CARNACKI, with the 1st American publication of CARNACKI and the addition of three previously unpublished tales. The most important book published by Arkham subsidiary—Mycroft & Moran. A fine + copy with the merest trace of age to d.j., spine; and top page edges just dusted. The best copy I've had in forty years. [3050 Copies Printed]. #RMJ47. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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335 HOWARD, Robert E. THE COMING OF CONAN.
New York Gnome Press 1953 First Edition 
The first edition containing seven REH tales of both CONAN and KING KULL, also a KULL poem. Notably this edition reprints one of Howard's greatest pieces of writing —THE HYBORIAN AGE. The fourth in the seven book CONAN series issued by Gnome Press. A very good copy with slight binding tweak, and they were using better paper here! Traces of color rubbed off the tail edges Just a trace of dusting to page edges. Slight spine fade to the d.j., with some light rubbing. Foxing to verso of d.j. Cover CONAN by Frank Kelly Freas. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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336 HOWARD, Robert E. ROBERT E. HOWARD:CONAN THE CONQUEROR — One of six GNOME PRESS, CONAN's available!
New York Gnome Press 1950 First Edition 
The first edition of Robert E. Howard's only CONAN novel. V.g. + copy with trace of dusting to head of page edges. Virtually unfaded spine of d.j. Much nicer d.j. than usually found. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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337 HOWARD, Robert E. ROBERT E. HOWARD SKULL-FACE: & Others: EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION!
Sauk City, Arkham House, 1946. [First edition]. 
Robert E. Howard's SKULL-FACE was one of the greatest books Arkham House ever published; I rank it 2nd behind, THE OUTSIDER by H.P. Lovecraft, in collectibility in the Arkham House canon. And though THE GENT FROM BEAR CREEK, British 1st is rarer by far, SKULL-FACE is truly the cornerstone of any Robert E. Howard collection! This is a splendid, fine copy with few flaws and the dust-jacket is virtually as fresh as the day it was published; note no discoloration on the verso. The book still has the "new car" Arkham House smell! No fingerprints on the cloth, no yellowing to the verso of the d.j., just a few slight creases. One corner just nubbed in its initial shipment. This copy came new from an original Arkham House buyer and it is very fresh. Simply put, the best copy I've had in 30 years and priced accordingly! A fine copy in fine d.j., with a few slight creases. 
Price: 1800.00 USD
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338 HOWARD, Robert E. ROBERT E. HOWARD: THE BLACK STRANGER — 250 NUMBERED copies SIGNED by the artist!
N.p. Wandering Star, N.d. First Edition. As new. 
A most unusual item here. A facsimile publication of the original Robert E. Howard, 29,000 word, Conan manuscript housed in a handsome case presentation designed by Jim Keegan. SIGNED & numbered to 250 copies by Gary Gianni. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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339 HOWARD, Robert E. THE GREY GOD PASSES.
Columbia, PA., Chuck Miller, 1975. First Edition 
The 1st REH booklet published by Chuck. This is a very powerful tale by REH, featuring the fall of the Vikings, Conn, Black Turlogh, Brian Boru and the mysterious Grey Man with the terrible one eye. Fine b & w illustrations by noted comic-book artist, Walt Simonson, and SIGNED by him as well. [3000] copies printed. Not all copies were signed. Fresh unread copy with just a trace of age to spine. Forty years passed far too quickly! See Paul Herman, Neverending Hunt p. 503. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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340 HOWARD, Robert E. THE SOWERS OF THE THUNDER.
West Kingston, Donald M. Grant, 1973. First edition. Near fine. Near fine. Jacket 
One of my favorite all-time books! And despite the fairly large print-run of 2509 copies, one that came and went so quickly I could only get one on the secondary market. Illustrated with nearly every one of its 280 pages graced with either an illustration or page-decoration it took Roy Krenkel nearly seven years to finish the book; it became his magnum opus and a book that influenced "Wandering Star" publishers when they went on to publish their lavish edition of SOLOMON KANE, illustrated by Gary Gianni. These stories are four of Howard's "battle" stories, set in the Far East during the Times of the great Khan and originally appeared in ORIENTAL STORIES and MAGIC CARPET magazines. This would be followed six years later by THE ROAD OF AZRAEL that just didn't quite work for me despite the fine paintings. One of about 700 copies either inscribed or signed by the artist at the publisher's request. Noted collector, Eric Carlson's copy inscribed to him by Roy Krenkel. About fine copy (there's always a few snags to the d.j., an inherent problem with the book). 
Price: 135.00 USD
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341 HOWARD, Robert E. ROBERT E. HOWARD - VERSES IN EBONY. ONLY 250 COPIES!
California, George Hamilton & Dale Brown, 1975. First Edition. 
A slim but tidily done booklet of thirteen previously unpublished poems (okay, so there was another published previously but a shorter version) by Robert E. Howard. This being the first booklet in a series that George Hamilton published after the cessation of his pro-fanzine, CROSS PLAINS. [250 copies only]. Cover/frontispiece by Jack Kirwan. Very nice fine fresh copy! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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342 HOWARD, ROBERT E. VALLEY OF THE LOST
Columbia, PA. Charles Miller 1975 [First edition] 
Chuck Miller was a "pioneer" in the REH boom of the early 1970's, both as a publisher and specialty bookseller, and remained a lifelong REH enthusiast. THE VALLEY OF THE LOST — his first publication— premiered in STARTLING MYSTERY magazine, Spring, 1967. A skillful blending of Western story with Supernatural. Printed in an edition of 777 copies, SIGNED & NUMBERED by artist Bot Roda. Very fine copy of this deckle edged booklet. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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343 HOWARD, Robert E. ROBERT E. HOWARD: RED SHADOWS — 896 copies. JEFF JONES illustrations!
West Kingston, R.I. Donald M. Grant 1968 First Edition 
The first edition of Robert E. Howard's, SOLOMON KANE tales; and one wonders why it took so long for they are some of his best! At least to me anyway. Handsomely/lovingly produced, small octavo on good paper with the wonderful Jeff Jones illustration, especially the brooding cover illo! If you've got that original oil, I wanna buy it!!! One of my favorite books. 896 copies printed. Fine copy lightly rubbed with light rubbing to d.j. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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344 HOWARD, Robert E. CONAN THE BARBARIAN.
New York Gnome Press 1953 First Edition 
The first edition containing five REH, CONAN tales. A very good + copy. Very slight trace of age to page edges due to the cheaper paper they were using, but not bad at all! Slight spine fade to d.j., with slight foxing in a few small places. Pretty nice copy. Cover CONAN by Emshwiller. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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345 HOWARD, Robert E. THE COMING OF CONAN.
New York Gnome Press 1953 First Edition 
The first edition containing seven REH tales of both CONAN and KING KULL, also a KULL poem. Notably this edition reprints one of Howard's greatest pieces of writing —THE HYBORIAN AGE. The fourth in the seven book CONAN series issued by Gnome Press. A very good copy with slight binding tweak, and they were using better paper here! Traces of color rubbed off the tail edges Just a trace of dusting to page edges. No spine fade to the d.j., but a 1/2" closed tear at fore-edge and light wear. just very very slight wear at edges, foxed on the verso of d.j. with slight trace on rear panel. Cover CONAN by Frank Kelly Freas. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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346 HOWARD, Robert E. KING CONAN.
New York Gnome Press 1953 First Edition 
The first edition containing five of REH's longer CONAN tales, THE JEWELS OF GWAHLUR, BEYOND THE BLACK RIVER, THE TREASURE OF TRANICOS, THE PHOENIX ON THE SWORD, and THE SCARLET CITADEL. The third in the seven book CONAN series issued by Gnome Press. A very good - copy with moderate binding tweak, and they were using better paper here! Just a trace of dusting to page edges. Very very slight spine fade to the d.j., just very very slight wear at edges, foxed on the verso of d.j. with slight trace on rear panel. Nice David Kyle map of Hyboria. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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347 HOWARD, Robert E. ROBERT E. HOWARD: SAILOR DORGAN AND THE JADE MONKEY. Original typescript with 50 holograph corrections!

As indicated by the color stamping on the first page of the typescript, this was the original submission manuscript to THE MAGIC CARPET MAGAZINE (edited by Farnsworth Wright) and announced as forthcoming in the January, 1934 issue. Unfortunately the magazine folded with that issue which must've been a very sudden demise indeed, as it got as far as the typesetter's notations — the final stage before publication! REH had just signed on with agent, Otis Adelbert Kline, no doubt in the hopes of more expedient payment and broadening his publication base as there is a printed sticker in the upper l.h., corner — Submitted by Otis Adelbert Kline — an added bonus of having the Otis Adelbert Kline agency on the manuscript; and note too that upon this resubmission, "Sailor Costigan," is lined through and "Sailor Dorgan" is substitutted — nice to have two REH hero names in one manuscript! REH had had three stories previously published in MAGIC CARPET which probably accounted for adopting his pseudonym, Patrick Ervin, as his own name has been crossed through. and his pen-name, Patrick Ervin is now present. The typescript is fifteen pages in length and there are approximately 50 pencilled corrections throughout the manuscript. Although the story did not sell during Howard's lifetime, it did finally appear in the Spring, 1971 issue of THE HOWARD COLLECTOR and in the 1974 FAX Publication hardbound, THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF DENNIS DORGAN. Original REH manuscript material is rare — and a complete one not missing pages is extremely rare — and that is not a term I flippantly use — they seldom come on the open market but are more often passed from private collector to private collector. With all the addendum, this makes for a fascinating manuscript! The typescript is fifteen pages, approximately 5000 words, in length, housed in a sturdy cloth traycase with an inner chemise; each page in a mylar sleeve. Very good + condition. 
Price: 8000.00 USD
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348 HOWARD, ROBERT E./GIANNI, GARY SOLOMON KANE: A Sketchbook by MGary Gianni.
n.p. Wandering Star 1997 [First edition] 
A fully illustrated, promotional booklet of sixteen pages, being an announcement of the upcoming flagship volume of the SOLOMON KANE/CONAN OF CIMMERIA tales, as issued by Wandering Star Publishers. Superb illustration by the noted artist whose reputation has only grown with each subsequent publication. Gianni went on to also illustrate the 2nd volume of CONAN stories published by Wandering Star, and work repeatedly with George R. R. Martin illustrating his GAME OF THRONES works. There may have been as many as a few thousand copies of this booklet done but many were destroyed after its showing at San Diego ComiCon later that year. This copy is SIGNED by the artist. ADDITIONALLY! It comes with an illustrated four-page printing of the poem — SOLOMON KANE's HOMECOMING by REH. The first of a number of Robert E. Howard booklets I am offering this listing to celebrate the anniversary of his birth. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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349 HOWARD, ROBERT E./GIANNI, GARY CONAN OF CIMMERIA: Drawings & Sketches by Gary Gianni. Volume Two (1934).
n.p. Wandering Star 2003 [First edition] 
A fully illustrated, promotional booklet of thirty-six pages including color cover, being an announcement of the upcoming 2nd volume of the COMPLETE CONAN tales, as issued by Wandering Star Publishers. Wonderful illustration by the noted artist. Issued in an edition of three thousand-five hundred copies, this copy is SIGNED by the artist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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350 HOWARD, Robert E./L. Sprague de Camp TALES OF CONAN.
New York Gnome Press 1955 First Edition 
The first edition of Robert E. Howard's only CONAN novel. The sixth in the seven book CONAN series issued by Gnome Press. A slew of binding packages were thrown together to issue this title, this being Binding D of five states! A very good copy slight binding tweak, with just a trace of age to page edges; usually found heavily tanned. Slight fade to the d.j., spine with some dust soiling. Nice Emshwiller Conan figure on cover! 
Price: 95.00 USD
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351 HOWARD, ROBERT E./SCHULTZ, MARK. CONAN OF CIMMERIA: A Sketchbook by Mark Schultz. Volume One (1932 — 1933).
n.p. Wandering Star 2001 [First edition] 
A fully illustrated, promotional booklet of twenty pages including fold-out color cover, being an announcement of the upcoming premier volume of the COMPLETE CONAN tales, as issued by Wandering Star Publishers. Wonderful illustration by the noted artist who happens to be the new story-teller for the PRINCE VALIANT comic strip. Issued in an edition of three thousand copies, this copy is SIGNED by the artist in his bold hamdsome hand! The first of a number of Robert E. Howard booklets I am offering this listing to celebrate the anniversary of his birth. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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352 IRISH, William. (Cornell, WOOLRICH) NIGHT HAS 1000 EYES.
New York, Dell, 1955. First paperback edition. Geoff Taylor 
A suspense novel, written by the incredible Cornell Woolrich under his pseudonym, George Hopley, under the pseudonym of William Irish! A fine example of a 60 year paperback! Unread copy - NO reading crease - with a few traces of rack-rub on the spine; one tiny crease in lower r.h., corner. Cover still has sheen and paper is fresh! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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353 JACKSON, Shirley. SHIRLEY JACKSON:THE SUNDIAL—First Edition!
New York. Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1958 First Edition 
Waiting for the end of the world a select grouping believes that they will be the only survivors. Where have we heard this before? But not told nearly as well as Shirley Jackson! Near fine copy of a cheaply made book; one 3/4" closed tear in jacket, one 1/2" closed tear and a 1" crease. V.g., jacket. #29JS 
Price: 95.00 USD
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354 JACKSON, Shirley. THE BIRD'S NEST.
New York. Farrar, Straus & Young, 1954 First Edition 
Novel of a woman dealing with multiple personalities. Previous owner's signature dated 1956; one tip worn thru. A v.g., tight copy. #35JS 
Price: 50.00 USD
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355 JACOBI, Carl. REVELATIONS IN BLACK.
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1947 [First Edition] 
The author's first book of twenty-One horrors primarily from WEIRD TALES. [3082 Copies printed]. In 1946-47, Derleth experimented with larger print-runs, yet it's still difficult to procure fine copies of many of these titles; although I must remind myself that they're now seventy years old! A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ18. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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356 JEFFERSON, Thomas, and others. CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
San Francisco, The Arion Press, 1987. First Thus 
The beautiful printing of the CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES by The Arion Press, celebrating the document's 200th Anniversary. Designed by Andrew Hoyem and printed from handset types upon handmade paper by Twinrocker Mill. An edition ribbon-bound in leather with an inner chemise and outer slipcase, limited to 500 copies. The original decorated wrapping paper is still present. The finest printing yet done of this historic document. 
Price: 700.00 USD
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357 JETER, K.W. (FREAS, Kelly, Frank). SEEKLIGHT.
Toronto: Laser Books, 1975. First edition. Paperback. Fine. 
K.W., Jeter is a friend of both Tim Powers and James P. Blaylock, but a vastly different writer; Jeter writes with a much cooler blade, a razor with a bit of bitterness to its edge. In his introduction Barry Malzberg called this - ". . . one of the 3 or 4 best SF novels I have ever read." The author's first book, SIGNED by him and cover artist Kelly Freas. It was Jeter who introduced his buddy Tim Powers to Laser books. A fine unread copy with no reading crease. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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358 Julius Schwartz, (ed.). FANTASY MAGAZINE: Vol. 6, No. 2.
New York: Julius Schwartz, 1936. First printing. Staplebound wraps. 
A fine example of this excellent semi-pro-zine featuring the first appearance of the story - "Thirteen Phantasms" by Clark Ashton Smith; also featured is a "Biographical Sketch of August Derleth" by Raymond A. Palmer. Additional articles by Julius Schwartz, and Forrest Ackerman. The entirety of the back cover features an advertisement for H.P. Lovecraft - "The Shadow Over Innsmouth, as published by Fantasy Publishing Co. Age toned, two closed 1/4" splits in rear cover, else a very good copy of a legendary magazine! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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359 KELLER, David H. THE LAST MAGICIAN/THE HUMAN TERMITES. David H. Keller Memorial Library. Vols. 1 & 2. COMPLETE!
New Orleans, P.D.A. Enterprises, 1978. First Edition 
THE LAST MAGICIAN & THE HUMAN TERMITES were the first two volumes of an intended five or more volumes to be published as a subscriber series, offered for $20 for the five. But unfortunately the publisher folded after the first two titles. THE LAST MAGICIAN contained nine stories each printed facisimile from the pages of WEIRD TALES, including illustrations. : The Little Husbands July, 1928; The Dogs of Salem � Sept., 1928; The Damsel & Her Cat � April, 1929; The Last Magician � May, 1932; Valley of Bones � January, 1938; Lords of the Ice � Dec., 1939; The Goddess of Zion � Jan., 1941; Death of the Kraken � March, 1942 and Bindings Deluxe � Jan. 1943. THE HUMAN TERMITES was a controversial novel here facsimile reproduced including illustrations as serialized in AMAZING STORIES in 1929. In addition is a lengthy autobiography by Keller with his commentary/philosophy of writing and working method. Both booklets were published in editions of 1,000 each. Very good in stiff paper covers. Price is for the two. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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360 KELLER, David H. TALES FROM UNDERWOOD:A Collection of the Best Fantastic Stories
New York, Arkham House 1952 [First Edition] 
Keller's largest collection of tales, twenty-three in all. [3500 Copies printed]. One of the few volumes NOT printed by the George Banta Company on Holliston Black Novelex, but orange cloth by Pellegrini & Cudahy. Just a trace of fade to d.j., spine; far less thannormal. A fine copy in d.j. A surprisingly difficult book to procure in fine condition, considering the substantial print run. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ17. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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361 KENNEDY, Robert F. ROBERT F. KENNEDY: JUST FRIENDS AND BRAVE ENEMIES—SIGNED by ROBERT F. KENNEDY!
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Edition 
In 1962 only months before the Cuban Missle Crises, Attorney General, Robert F. Kennedy undertook a 30,000 mile world tour, speaking to students, politicians, and everyday people spreading the gospel of American goodwill. His speeches and noted commentary was documented into book form and published here. ALL profits from the book went to scholarships for students at universities in Japan, Indonesia and Berlin. SIGNED, "Robert Kennedy" on the flyleaf page. Fine copy in price-clipped d.j. #5JS 
Price: 550.00 USD
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362 KING, Stephen. STEPHEN KING—CATSEYE. 1985. 1st Draft of Movie treatment by King!
New York Dino De Lauentis 1984 First Thus 
1st draft—"January 17, 1984," of STEPHEN KING's screenplay for the movie—CAT'S EYE, starring Drew Barrymore. A Dino De Laurentis production. 538 pages, V.g.+ condition. #13JS. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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363 KING, Stephen. STEPHEN KING—CUJO. 1981. Signed, Slipcased, limited to 750 copies!
New York, The Mysterious Press. 1981 First Limited Edition 
The special edition limited to 750 copies, Signed and Numbered by the author, in full cloth binding and slipcase. Clear Acetate d.j. Copy #505 from the 750 copied edition. Printed from the Viking Press plates. As new. 
Price: 900.00 USD
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364 KING, Stephen. STEPHEN KING—SKELETON CREW. First edition, 1985. Fine in d.j!
New York, Putnam. 1985 (First Edition). 
Nice collection of twenty-two of his shorter scaries, covering the breadth of his career, from 1969 to 1985. Tales include: THE MIST, THE MONKEY, THE RAFT, THE JAUNT, GRANDMAMA and others. First edition noted by a complete number run 1 thru 10. Fine in d.j. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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365 KING, Stephen. STEPHEN KING—THINNER. 1984. First British Edition. Fine in d.j. W/wraparound advertising band!
London, New English Library, 1984. First U.K. Edition, First Printing 
Stephen King published five novels under the pseudonym of "Richard Bachman," from 1977 thru 1984, and "THINNER" was the last of them. Why did he do it? He himself was not really sure, but his introduction, "WHY I WAS BACHMEN" gives a number of reasons without settling on one:"I didn't think I was overpublishing the market . . . but my publishers did. Bachman provided a compromise for both of us." Some light toning to the paper edges as is typical with British paper of this era. The promotional wraparound band is still in place. Two corners lightly bumped, else. Fine in d.j. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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366 KING, Stephen. STEPHEN KING—THE EYES OF THE DRAGON. 1987. First British Edition. Fine in d.j. A fairy tale for the author's daughter!
London, Macdonald 1987. First U.K. Edition, First Printing 
Stephen King writes a fairy tale for his daughter. Reprinted from the American plates. Paper toned at margins as common with British tomes of this era, else fine in d.j. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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367 KING, Steven STEPHEN KING:THE DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER: 1982. First edition: 500—SIGNED, NUMBERED, SLIPCASED copies. One of four SIGNED, King books available!
West Kingston, Rhode Island Donald M. Grant 1982 First Edition 
THE DARK TOWER series began with this, THE GUNSLINGER, and has now expanded to seven books over twenty years, dealing with the adventures of Roland Deschain in his post-apocalyptic world. Captured in illustration both color paintings and black and white pen & inks by Michael Whelan, this limited state of only 500 SIGNED, NUMBERED and SLIPCASED copies is one of the most eagerly sought Stephen King editions. As new unread copy! Bound in heavy white cloth. #1JS 
Price: 5500.00 USD
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368 KING, Steven STEPHEN KING—THE DARK TOWER:THE DRAWING OF THE THREE. 1987. SIGNED, Slipcased, limited to 850 copies!
West Kingston, Rhode Island Donald M. Grant 1987 First Edition 
The 2nd volume in THE DARK TOWER series begins immediately after the first volume—Stephen King doesn't let us up for air! As the author confesses—"This work seems to be my own Tower, you know: these people haunt me, Roland (the Gunslinger) most of all. Do I really know what the Tower is? . . . Yes . . . and no. All I know is that the tale has called to me again and again over a period of seventeen years." A now popular series that the author never thought would see print, and he dedicates this—the 2nd volume to the wonderful devotee of Fantasy, the publisher, "To Don Grant who's taken a chance with these novels one by one." As new unread copy as issued, SIGNED by both the author and artist, Phil Hale; SLIPCASSED and NUMBERED to 850 copies; of which 800 were offered to the public. #14JS 
Price: 900.00 USD
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369 KING, Steven STEPHEN KING—THE DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER—2nd Edition w/Advertisement leaf!
West Kingston, Rhode Island. Donald M. Grant, 1984. Second Edition 
THE DARK TOWER series began with this, THE GUNSLINGER, and has now expanded to seven books over twenty years, dealing with the adventures of Roland Deschain in his post-apocalyptic world. Captured in illustration both color paintings and black and white pen & inks by Michael Whelan. This title sold out upon announcement and was immediately issued in a second printing. ALSO includes the advertisement leaf that originally accompanied the book. Very fine in d.j. #1bJS 
Price: 300.00 USD
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370 KING, Steven STEPHEN KING—CHRISTINE. 1983. SIGNED, Slipcased, limited to 1000 copies!
West Kingston, Rhode Island Donald M. Grant 1983 First Edition 
CHRISTINE is Stephen King's salute to male-teenagedom—Replete with raging testosterone, raging acne, and raging nerd. Ah I remember it well and would not care to repeat it! But Arnie was good with cars—too good! It's an old EC Comic read without the pictures! Very enjoyable. One of the SIGNED, NUMBERED & SLIPCASED, limited to 1000 copies. As new unread copy. #15JS 
Price: 900.00 USD
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371 KING, Steven STEPHEN KING—THE DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE. 1982. First Donald Grant trade Edition. The second GUNSLINGER book. Fine in D.J!
West Kingston, Rhode Island Donald M. Grant 1982 First Edition 
The 2nd volume in THE DARK TOWER series begins immediately after the first volume—Stephen King doesn't let us up for air! As the author confesses—"This work seems to be my own Tower, you know: these people haunt me, Roland (the Gunslinger) most of all. Do I really know what the Tower is? . . . Yes . . . and no. All I know is that the tale has called to me again and again over a period of seventeen years." A now popular series that the author never thought would see print, and he dedicates this—the 2nd volume to the wonderful devotee of Fantasy, the publisher, "To Don Grant who's taken a chance with these novels one by one." A fine copy in d.j. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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372 KUTTNER, Henry, SMITH, Clark Ashton, PRICE, E. Hoffmann. KUTTNER, CAS, PRICE - SIGNED Photo 1937 - from the Arkham House volume - MARGINALIA!

Rare photo reproduced after pg. 246 in the Arkham House volume MARGINALIA, and in SELECTED LETTERS, featuring Henry Kuttner (age 22) Clark Ashton Smith, and E. Hoffmann Price, taken in 1937 when Kuttner & Price visited Smith. Please note that the printing on the scan is NOT on the photo itself! Kuttner signatures are rare and this photograph is SIGNED by Henry Kuttner. Photo measures 2-3/4 x 4-1/2. On the verso penned in the hand of Roy A. Squires , the note, 'Fall '37'. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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373 LAFFERTY, R.A. THE MAN WHO MADE MODELS & other stories. [SIGNED]
Polk City, IA Chris Drumm 1984 First Edition. 
Semi-pro publisher, Chris Drumm published a number of chapbook-sized booklets, each devoted to a singular author, in this case, Raphael Aloysius Lafferty, and signed/numbered by the author, limited to 126 copies. 'TMWMM,' is the title story of this collection of five previously unpublished stories: "I'll See it Done and then I'll Die;" "The Effigy Histories;" Of Laughter and the Love of Friends;" and "Two for Four Ninety-Nine." A tidy well done little booklet handsewn into heavy paper covers. SIGNED & NUMBERED BY THE AUTHOR. A fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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374 LAMB, Harold. THE THREE PALLADINS.
West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant, 1977. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine. 
Previously published only in the old pulp, ADVENTURE - circa 1923. A novel of Genghis Khan. Adventure was a great favorite of publisher, Donald M. Grant. The illustrations consist of four color paintings in a nice dreamy, Lost Horizon feel. This copy is SIGNED by the artist, Cathy Hill. Slight rubbing to d.j., edges. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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375 LANDACRE, PAUL. JEAN SIBELIUS Only 60 numbered copies of this 1920 print. SIGNED by the artist Paul Landacre!
[1920] [First printing] 
Number 37 of only 60 copies of this 1920 woodblock print by the legendary Southern California print maker, Paul Landacre. SIGNED by the artist. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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376 LANDACRE, PAUL. CABIN

Untitled print 4-1/2 x 3-1/2 on a 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 sheet. Signed by the legendary Southern California printmaker. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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377 LAURANCE, Alice, editor. CASSANDRA RISING.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1978. First Edition. 
Andre Norton introduces this book of all women writers with a brief history of "girls & women in Science Fiction" from squeamish, scantly clad girls about to be consumed by B.E.M's to the modern woman of today " . . . girls who can take their own chances and stand shoulder to shoulder with any hero." The tales herein: SQ by LeGuin, THERE WAS A GUARDIAN by Zenna Henderson, LADY IN WAITING by McCaffrey,SPACE/TIMEARABESQUE by Yarbro, NIGHT-RISE by MacLean, FLIRTATION WALK by Kay Rogers, SCHLOSSIE by Laurance, IMPACT by "Steve" Barnes - and Yes! Steve Barnes is a woman not a transgender person, THE SLOW & GENTLE PROGRESS OF TRAINEE BELL-RINGERS by Barbara Paul, NIGHT FIRE by Sydney J. Van Scyoc, SELENA by Beverly Goldberg, URAGUYEN & I by deFord & Coulson, THE VANILLAMINT TAPESTRY by Jacqueline Lictenberg, THE WAY BACK by Raylyn Moore, LOST ONE IN IS A ROTTEN EGG by Grania Davis, ALIEN SENSATION by Josephine Saxton, ESCAPE TO THE SUBURBS by Rachel Cosgrove Payes and MOTHERBEAST by Kathleen sky. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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378 LE FANU, Sheridan. GREEN TEA and other ghost stories.
Sauk City, Wisconsin Arkham House 1945 [First Edition] 
One of the very last of the "wartime" editions published, Derleth would —in 1946—increase his print-runs to make-up for expenses incurred by restricted paper allowances enforced during the war. Typical aging and glue-staining to end-papers; a small port—1-1/2" of the heel of the cloth and d.j., has seen water-staining; two corners bumped else V.g.-, in V.g.- d.j. From the Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection. #RMJ18. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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379 LE GUIN, Ursula K. GWILAN'S HARP—SIGNED BY AUTHOR!
Northridge, Calif.: Lord John Press, 1981. First Edition. Stiff wraps Fine. 
The first book publication of a story originally published in Redbook Magazine in 1977. One of only 300 copies SIGNED by the author: designed by the noted Vance Gerry, printed by Patrick Reagh. A fine press book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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380 LE GUIN, Ursula. WILD ANGELS—SIGNED BY AUTHOR!
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1975. 0884960307 First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine d.j. Jacket 
A fifty-page chapbook of poetry dedicated to the author's father. SIGNED by author & numbered. 200 hand/hardbound. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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381 LE GUIN, URSULA. IN THE RED ZONE—SIGNED BY AUTHOR!
Northridge, California Lord John Press 1983 First Edition 
Very handsome edition issued in 1/4 leather, one of only 50 signed, numbered copies. Fifteen pages of new poetry and a long prose piece on the eruption of Mt. St. Helens by the mult- award winning author. Signed by both author and artist, Henk Pander. Issued w/o d.j. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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382 LEIBER, Fritz, Jr. ERVOOL.
Roanoke, Virginia: Cheap Street, 1980. First Edition. Handsewn into wraps. As new. 
The first publication by the Private Press of Jan and George O'Nale - Cheapstreet Publishers. Printed for distribution during the Baltimore World Fantasy Convention in 1980, this edition of a very early Fritz Leiber story that originally appeared in THE ACOLYTE in the 1940's, was published in an edition of only 226 copies, SIGNED and numbered by the author. I do not know if these were given away at the Con or sold; regardless it is an important book. SIGNED by the author and numbered. Superb death-figure artwork by Alva Rogers. Printed upon fine paper and hand-sewn. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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383 LEIBER, FRITZ. SONNETS TO JONQUIL & ALL.
Glendale, Calif.: Roy A. Squires, 1978. First Edition. Handsewn into heavy paper wraps. As new. As new. Jacket 
Fritz Leiber needs little introduction to Science-Fiction & Fantasy aficionados and his characters - Fafhrd & The Gray Mouser are as memorable as "Conan" or Frodo. This handsome publication honors both Leiber's poetry and his wife, Jonquil Stephens a fine poet in her own right. The collection includes six poems by Jonquil and ten poems by Fritz - two of Fafhrd & the Mouser. SIGNED by the author. Also added is a two-page biography of Jonquil by Fritz. Printed from handset types and handsewn. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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384 LEIBER, JR., Fritz. FRITZ LEIBER:NIGHT'S BLACK AGENTS—AUTHOR'S 1ST BOOK, SIGNED! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection
Sauk City, Arkham House 1947 [First Edition] 
The first book by this very important 20th Century, Fantasy & Science Fiction writer. He also created Fafhrd & the Grey Mouser; and coined the term—"Sword & Sorcery." Nice tidy early SIGNED by the author copy. [3084 copies printed]. Light aging to d.j., extremeties, else a lovely fine, tight copy. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ7. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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385 LOCKE, George, editor. (CLARKE, Arthur C. and others) AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MURKINESS and other parodies.
London Ferret Fantasy 1973 [First edition] 
Nine parodies of popular authors of their day include such mainstays as H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, H. Rider Haggard, Arthur Conan Doyle, Arthur Machen, Fergus Hume and H.P. Lovecraft whose parody by Arthur C. Clarke, gets the masthead title with his AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MURKINESS. Limited to only 1000 copies. Dusting and a little age at page edges, else v.g. Slick, stiff paper covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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386 LONG Frank Belknap. THE HORROR FROM THE HILLS.
Sauk Citty, WI. Arkham House 1963 [First Edition] 
A short novel incorporating Lovecraft Mythos elements; originally published in WEIRD TALES, in 1931. [1997 copies printed]. A bookplate was removed and there is a trace of "shadow" on the endpaper:A trace of blue line visible only on verso of d.j., from an old acetate d.w., cover.else a fine fresh copy in handsome Richard Taytlor d.j. #26JS 
Price: 110.00 USD
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387 LONG, Frank Belknap FRANK BELKNAP LONG:THE HORROR FROM THE HILLS—SIGNED! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection
Sauk City, Arkham House 1963 [First Edition] 
Short novel reprinted from the pages of WEIRD TALES magazine. [1997 copies printed]. SIGNED by the author on the end-paper. A very fine copy in variant d.j., much lighter black tone which allows the red detail to come through. Issued without the copyright cancellation sticker. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ9. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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388 LONG, Frank Belknap THE HOUNDS OF TINDALOS
Sauk City, Arkham House 1946 [First Edition] 
Twenty-One tales primarily from the 1930 issues of WEIRD TALES. [2602 copies]. A few scuffs on the book cloth—NO bumped corners!—small ding at spine;lightly dusted at page edges. A very good copy in like d.j. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ12. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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389 LONG, FRANK BELKNAP. THE MARRIAGE OF SIR JOHN DE MANDEVILLE.
Glendale, Calif.: Roy A. Squires, 1976. Limited Edition. Handsewn into stiff paper covers. As new. 
Frank Belknap Long needs little introduction to weird-fiction aficionados and this salute to him was done by Squires celebrating the 50th anniversary of this excellent poem's first appearance in the - "A Man from Genoa," printed by W. Paul Cook. Only 225 copies - the bulk of the edition was SIGNED by the author with either a printed or cursive signature. Letterpress printed from handset types. A most handsome presentation! As new copy 
Price: 50.00 USD
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390 LOVECRAFT, H.P. IN DEFENCE OF DAGON.
West Warwick, R.I. Necronomicon Press, 1985. First Printing. 
IN DEFENCE OF DAGON is a series of essays by HPL defending/defining his writing and philosophy of writing as exemplified in his very fine early tale — DAGON. When queried as to why HPL wrote the things he does he responded — " . . . the visions clamour for expression & preservation, so what am I to do? I paint what I dream, and will let the public settle the test amongst themselves. . . There are probably seven persons in all, who really like my work, and they are enough. I should write even if I were the only patient reader, for my aim is merely self-expression." Terrific background commentary by S.T. Joshi upon some of Lovecraft's best/most revelatory writing! Previously unpublished. A fine copy in stiff paper covers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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391 LOVECRAFT, H.P. H.P. LOVECRAFT: MARGINALIA!
Sauk City Arkham House 1944 [First edition]. 2035 copies. 
MARGINALIA is the earliest of the miscellanea volumes published to fill the "demands of our readers" for more HPL and more information about HPL. It's certainly a worthy addition to the canon including his Houdini rewrite IMPRISIONED WITH THE PHARAOHS, his revisions MEDUSA'S COIL, WINGED DEATH and THE MAN OF STONE by Zealia Bishop and Hazel Heald; two pieces of HPL juvenalia along with six fiction fragments; his essays on Dunsany, on the WRITING OF WEIRD FICTION and INTERPLANETARY FICTION and the many appreciations and salutes of HPL by Clark Ashton Smith, August Derleth, Donald Wandrei, Robert Barlow, Kenneth Sterling, Henry Kuttner and others. Also included are sixteen pages of photographs of HPL, his work, his study, and the various personalities with whom he became closely associated with - including Robert E. Howard and Clark Ashton Smith. A Fine copy with nice spring in the hinge; the gilt spine- stamping is still bright which is unusual. Very light trace of dusting to tops of page edges with a few fingerprints to cloth. One of the very nicest copies I've had in my forty years of collecting/selling. In a fine d.j. JOSHI: I-A-19. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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392 LOVECRAFT, H.P. THE CATS OF ULTHAR
West Warwick, RI Necronomicoin Press 1977 [First thus] 
Facsimile reprint (although slightly enlarged format) of the famous Lovecraft rarity printed by HPL as a Christmas present for HPL, with Barlow's hand-drawn cat head on the cover. The original edition was forty copies, this is limited to 550 numbered. Fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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393 LOVECRAFT, H.P. DREAMS AND FANCIES.
Sauk City, WI Arkham House 1949 [First Edition] 
Following in the tradition that began with MARGINALIA—another of the Arkham House volumes miscellany,by/about HPL with his own 50 plus pages of commentary on dreams which provoked some of his tales. The tales realized from those dream provokations are also collected herein. No photographs in this one. Very Fungian d.j., illustration by Richard Taylor. [2030 copies printed]. This one doesn't turn all that often in condition. Thin-line of age to d.j., edge, else a fine copy in d.j. #18JS 
Price: 250.00 USD
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394 LOVECRAFT, H.P. H.P. LOVECRAFT: THE SHUTTERED ROOM!
Sauk City Arkham House 1959 [First edition]. 2527 copies. 
THE SHUTTERED ROOM is the third volume of the five HPL miscellanea and a particular favorite of mine (perhaps it's the very suggestive Richard Taylor d.j. illustration!). In August Derleth's introduction he notes how timely that to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of Arkham House, a new HPL volume should be released as he himself stated - ""It seemed to us at Arkham House that our twentieth anniversary book ought to be a final collection of Lovecraftiana." But nothing set in stone Augie managed to find enough stuff for a few more. There are numerous HPL juvenalia present, reminiscences by Wandre, Derleth, Barlow, Galpin, Bloch and Dorothy Walter; additional stories by HPL and just way too much stuff to mention. A Fine copy in d.j,. JOSHI: I-A-32 
Price: 225.00 USD
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395 LOVECRAFT, H.P. TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS! SOLD!
Sauk City Arkham House Arkham House [First edition]. 4024 copies. 
TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS contains nineteen stories utilyzing HPL's CTHULHU mythos cycle; two are by Lovecraft with other contributors including Henry Kuttner, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch, August Derleth, J. Vernon Shea, Colin Wilson, Frank Belknap Long, Ramsey Campbell and James Wade. A most handsome volume with the wonderful Lee Brown Coye illustration on the cover. An unusually fine unread copy in d.j. JOSHI: I-C-47. SOLD! 
Price: 200.00 USD
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396 LOVECRAFT, H.P. THE CATS OF ULTHAR.
Glendale, Calif.: Roy A. Squires, 1979. Limited Edition. Handsewn into heavy paper wraps. As new. 
This early Lovecraft tale was a particular favorite of Squires' who printed it "for no other reason than simply wanting to." A most handsome presentation of this early, popular Lovecraft story! Printed from handset types and handsewn. Limited to 200 numbered copies in original envelope. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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397 LOVECRAFT, H.P. THE SHUNNED HOUSE
Sauk City, WI Arkham House 2008 1552468240 First Thus Cloth. Very fine. Issued w/o d.j. Jacket 
A confusticated biblio-history so bear with me. THE SHUNNED HOUSE was originally printed in an edition of 250 copies by the noted friend of HPL, W. Paul Cook in 1928 under his Recluse Press. The book was never bound and the sheets were turned over to Robert H. Barlow, HPL's young friend. Barlow never bound the sheets either - oh, okay he perhaps bound 12-15 copies by hand - and the 150 remaining sheets and broken sets, were turned over to Arkham House which bound 100 in hardcover and sold 50 unbound. Alright that brings us up to date. Now, when going through Arkham's papers for April Derleth, Robert Weinberg found incomplete sets of the original 1928 W. Paul Cook printing. He got the idea to reprint the 1928 edition photocopy in hardcovers in an edition of 17 copies, WITH a signature from the original sheets tucked into a sleeve in the back of the book. It was then decided to reprint 100 copies to match the original Arkham House binding state back in 1961. Thus a total of 117 copies were printed & bound. Making this the 2nd scarcest Arkham House hardcover book! Whew!! No don't ask me to repeat that! 
Price: 395.00 USD
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398 LOVECRAFT, H.P. MARGINALIA.
Sauk City, WI Arkham House 1944 [First Edition] 
The first of the Arkham House volumes by/about HPL with Fragments written by HPL, Essays, Revisions, a few very early tales; and personal anecdotes, poems and articles by contributors dealing with the author's writings and personality. Numerous good—but small—photos of HPL and pother Weird Tales writers,;Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Henry S. Whitehead, Donald Wandrei, Frank Belknap Long, Henry Kuttner, E. Hoffman Price and too many others to note; in addition to the outstanding dust-jacket illustration by Virgil Finlay. [2035 copies printed]. Some age toning to d.j., with slight wear; light dusting to page edges; some slight color loss at base of cloth and one corner just nubbed. Hey, I'm being very picky here! #16JS 
Price: 300.00 USD
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399 LOVECRAFT, H.P. BEST SUPERNATURAL STORIES OF H.P. LOVECRAFT
Cleveland & New York, World Publishing 1946 Third Printing 
The first hardcover, "popular" edition of HPL published. Published April, 1945 a month before the end of the war with Germany, the book quickly went into a 2nd printing September of that year and eight months later this third printing. Reprints fourteen of Lovecraft's tales, and a brief introduction by August Derleth. Quite a nice copy given the poor paper and very light binding; one corner just nubbed, the paper tanned in the margins but less than most; just a few snags in the d.j. A very very good example of this cheaply made book. JOSHI I-A-22-a.3. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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400 LOVECRAFT, H.P. THE HORROR IN THE MUSEUM and other revisions
Sauk City Arkham House 1970 [First edition] 
H.P. Lovecraft "revised" a number of would be authors work out of friendship and sometimes for a meagre fee that never covered his time. More often than not these "revisions" turned into complete rewrites to the point that the only thing remaining from the clients tale was the main idea and title as HPL had "adopted" the piece as one of his own and we are all the better for it! Herein are twenty of his most "original revisions." 4058 copies. A fine-very fine copy in wonderful Gahan Wilson d.j. . 
Price: 100.00 USD
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