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401 POWERS, Tim. THE DRAWING OF THE DARK.
New York: Del Rey/Ballantine, 1979, 0-345-27604-3 First edition. Paperback. Fine. 
Brian Duffy - soldier of fortune - meets Merlin, the Lady of the Lake and . . . Powers', King Arthur book. Most enjoyable! One I need to re-read; and an early Powers approaching the height of same! A little color rubbed off the heel of the book else an as new copy. To the author's credit, he really gutted it out with this one, virtually re-writing the book from start to finish under the auspices of editor Lester Del Rey with no promise of acceptance. Del Rey did of course buy the book to which Power's noted - "Lester Del Rey was one of the great editors." SIGNED by the author. Berlyne: A3a 
Price: 35.00 USD
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402 POWERS, Tim. DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.
New York: ACE Books, 1985. 0-441-14879-4 First edition. Paperback. 
The author's post-apocalyptic vision of Los Angeles as it existed in the late 1960's, early 70's only a hundred fold worse after nuclear devastation, culminating in the Deviant's Palace Night Club. LA was a very creepy & seamy place back then! SIGNED by the author. Philip K. Dick Memorial Award Winner. Fine unread copy; no reading crease. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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403 POWERS, Tim. DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1985. 0-441-14879-4 First U.K. Edition. Paperbound. Very good +. 
The author's post-apocalyptic vision modeled after the Los Angeles as it existed in the late 1960's, early 70's only a hundred fold worse after nuclear devastation, culminating in the Deviant's Palace Night Club. LA was a very creepy & seamy place back then! SIGNED by the author. Philip K. Dick Memorial Award Winner. A tiny fold at r.h., lower edge of cover; light age-toning to page edges, else a very good + copy. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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404 POWERS, Tim. DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1985. 0-441-14879-4 ARC. Paperbound. Very good +. 
The author's post-apocalyptic vision of Los Angeles as it existed in the late 1960's, early 70's only a hundred fold worse after nuclear devastation, culminating in the Deviant's Palace Night Club. SIGNED by the author. Philip K. Dick Memorial Award Winner. One of the very uncommon British, Advanced reading copies. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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405 POWERS, Tim. DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1985. 0-7011-2972-7 First U.K. Edition. Hardcover Very good + 
The author's post-apocalyptic vision of Los Angeles as it existed in the late 1960's, early 70's only a hundred fold worse after nuclear devastation, culminating in the Deviant's Palace Night Club. LA was a very creepy & seamy place back then! SIGNED by the author with a full-page inscription and drawing to his friend, Phil Garland.: Garland was the proprietor of the 'Folly Press' in Tacoma, WA., who published the folly - "A Short Poem" - Ho-Ho-Ho. See, Berlyne, pg. 158. Philip K. Dick Memorial Award Winner. Wonderful association copy! 
Price: 350.00 USD
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406 POWERS, Tim/BLAYLOCK, James P. THE WAY DOWN THE HILL & THE PINK OF FADING NEON.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1986. 0-939-879-07-9 First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine d.j. Jacket 
One of 200 copies clothbound. SIGNED by the authors & introductioneers, Edward Bryant & Charles De Lint. Berlyne, (ed), Secret Histories B1b.2 
Price: 75.00 USD
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407 POWERS, Tim/BLAYLOCK, James P. THE WAY DOWN THE HILL/THE PINK OF FADING NEON.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1986. 0-939-879-08-5 First Edition. Staplebound stiff paper covers. Fine. 
Of a total edition of only 675 copies, this being one of 400 copies paperbound, issued concurrently with the cloth & leatherbound; no priority. SIGNED x 4. SIGNED by the authors & introductioneers, Edward Bryant & Charles De Lint. Just the slightest trace of tone to cover edges. Berlyne, Secret Histories B1b.1. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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408 POWERS, Tim/BLAYLOCK, James P. THE WAY DOWN THE HILL & THE PINK OF FADING NEON.
Seattle: Axolotl Press, 1986. 0939879085 First Edition. Staplebound wraps. Near fine. 
400 paperbound copies, issued concurrently with cloth & leatherbound; no priority. SIGNED by the authors and introductioneers, Edward Bryant & Charles De Lint. Berlyne, Secret Histories B1b.1 
Price: 30.00 USD
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409 PRATT, Fletcher. INVADERS FROM RIGEL.
New York, Avalon Books, 1960. [First edition.] 
The comet about to strike Earth is no comet at all but an extraterrestrial ship. One of a few he wrote without the company of his good buddy L. Sprague deCamp. About v.g. -, copy in g.+, d.j., one small chip in front panel and some snags at upper edges; rubbed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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410 RICE, ANNE QUEEN OF THE DAMNED
New York Knopf 1988 First Edition 
The author's third Vampire novel. Signed on the flyleaf page. As new in d.j. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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411 ROTSLER, William. I'VE COME A LONG WAY TO HERE.

Drawing measures 14" x 5" on a 14" x 17" page. A SIGNED and titled quickie and rather humorous weirdee by William Rotsler, noted SF cartoonish, writer and a fun guy at SF Conventions. He won Hugos for his fan artwork and was very active in the field. The page was too large for my scanner, hence two separate scans; some creases around the edges and a few tears not affecting the image, easily framed out. Makes me smile everytime I look at it. So what does that say about me! 
Price: 40.00 USD
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412 SCHMIDT, Stanley, editor. ANALOG: Reader's Choice.
New York, Dial Press, 1981. First Printing. 
The "readers" of ANALOG magazine (and old, ASTOUNDING) pick their favorite stories from the 1930's thru the '70's and some of their choices might surprise you. Raymond Z. Gallun - was a very popular 1930's fictioneer - with probably best tale, OLD FAITHFUL, Lester del Rey with HELEN O'LOY selected for inclusion in the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Heinlein with REQUIEM, DeCamp with a two-page quickie - SOME CURIOUS EFFECTS OF TIME-TRAVEL,Tom Godwin with THE COLD EQUATIONS - another tale selected by the Science Fiction Writers of America for inclusion in, 'The Science Fiction Hall of Fame,' PLUS X by Eric Frank Russell fleshed out later as NEXT OF KIN, Simak with his Hugo award winning THE BIG FRONT YARD - also included in "TSFHOF" volume; HOME IS WHAT DO YOU MEAN - - HUMAN? by John W., ASTOUNDING himself, Hugo & Nebula award winning - HOME IS THE HANGMAN by Zelazny, Hugo winner - EYES OF AMBER by Joan D. Vinge, and the original version of the Hugo & Nebula winner, ENDER'S GAME by Card. Very high quality selections in one volume! Review copy with papers laid-in. Remainder flecking else near fine in v.g.+ d.j. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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413 SCHULTZ, Mark, (HOWARD, Robert E.) MARK SCHULTZ: CONAN—PHOENIX ON THE SWORD—ORIGINAL ART!
Wandering Star 2002 First Edition 
Mark Schultz is one of best and most popular illustrators working today!  He publishes frequently with Fleske publishers and his XENOZOIC tales are hugely popular.  He's done work for DARK HORSE comics and DC, but I first discovered him with the publication of Volume 1 of the deluxe book series published by Wandering Star — ROBERT E. HOWARD's — CONAN OF CIMMERIA cycle.  Shultz set the tone and standard for the series by illustrating the first book in 2002 — WOW! How time flies!! I remember seeing the original black and white artwork at San Diego ComicCon and was completely blown away with its beauty and passion!  Unfortunately all I could afford at the time were a few preliminaries. The piece I offer here is pg. 23 —"Who dies first?", Conan grinned mirthlessly and ferociously.  A pencilled preliminary.  Shultz's prelims are so polished and detailed that you have to look twice to be sure what's-what!  Compare it to the finished pen & ink. The piece measures 8-1/2 x 11 and is signed in pencil with his exuberant signature! 
Price: 450.00 USD
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414 SHEA, Michael. FAT-FACE.
: Axolotl Press, 1987. 0-939879-13-1 First Edition. Cloth. Near fine. Near fine d.j. Jacket 
Michael Shea's salute to HPL's, Cthulhu Mythos . . . with an updated twist! SIGNED by author and introductioneer, Karl Edward Wagner. Slight ink residue on d.j., during printing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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415 SIDNEY-FRYER, Donald. (Clark Ashton Smith). THE SORCERER DEPARTS: Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961).
France: Silver Key Press, 2007. 2908254549 First Edition. Stiff wraps As new Not issued in d.j. Jacket 
Donald Sidney-Fryer's last revision and expansion of his lengthy essay on Clark Ashton Smith that originally appeared in "IN MEMORIAM," Mirage Press, 1963. Two photos of CAS and one of DSF are herein. This book of 66 pages was published in a chapbook size with coated, stiff paper covers. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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416 SILVERBERG, Robert, editor. THREE TRIPS IN TIME & SPACE.
New York, Hawthorne, 1973 [First edition]. 
Given the "suppose" by Robert Silverberg - "Suppose it were possible . . . to transport oneself to any point on the earth's surface in virtually instantaneous travel?" Three noted authors in novella format take up the challenge: Niven, Brunner and Vance. Strong v.g. copy in v.g.+, d.j., but for some aging at page edges. Nice sheen to d.j. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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417 SILVERBERG, Robert. SAILING TO BYZANTIUM.
San Francisco, CA/Columbia, PA, Underwood-Miller, 1985. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. Fine. Jacket 
This Special edition was limited to 250, NUMBERED copies, specially bound, slipcased and SIGNED by the AUTHOR. Winner of the 1986 NEBULA AWARD for best novella. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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418 SIMMONS, Dan. DAN SIMMONS - THE FALL OF HYPERION. WITH FULL-PAGE ERRATA SHEET - SIGNED!
New York, Doubleday, 1990. 0385249500 First Edition. 
The sequel to his popular, HYPERION.; "TFOH" many think, is even better! Winner of both the LOCUS and BSFA awards for best novel, nominated for the HUGO and NEBULA Awards. SIGNED the official date of release, WITH an errata leaf of nearly a full-page of missing text - p. 305. A fine unread copy. NOT your usual Doubleday book! Much better paper and binding. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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419 SKAL, David J. DAVID J. SKAL: SOMETHING IN THE BLOOD: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula. SIGNED!
New York Liveright 2016 First Edition Signed
Epic 650 page biographical tome of the Irish author Bram Stoker and his immortal creation DRACULA, by Vampire expert, David J. Skal. SIGNED by the author. Illustrated with both black & white and color photographs! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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420 SKEETERS, Paul. [RAY BRADBURY] [SIME, Sidney] SIDNEY H. SIME: MASTER OF FANTASY 1 OF 26 lettered copies, Signed by introductioneer RAY BRADBURY!
Pasadena, Calif., Ward Ritchie Press, 1978. First Edition. 
There was both a trade edition softcover and a limited hardcover edition of 200 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND INTRODUCTIONEER, RAY BRADBURY. Now there IS additionally a SPECIAL LETTERED EDITION of only TWENTY-SIX copies that went to the author, Paul Skeeters, introductioneer, Ray Bradbury, and friends of theirs. THIS IS ONE OF THE LETTERED COPIES - LETTER 'W.' As new copy, issued w/o d.j. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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421 SLADEK, John. LOVE AMONG the XOIDS. [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, and signed/numbered by the author, limited to 126 copies. This thirteen-page story was Drumm Booklet #15, written by John Sladek. A tidy well done little booklet handsewn into paper covers. SIGNED & NUMBERED BY THE AUTHOR. A fine copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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422 SMITH, CLARK ASHTON CLARK ASHTON SMITH: ODES AND SONNETS, 1918. 200 NUMBERED copies. In deluxe Traycase!
San Francisco Book Club of California 1918 [First edition] 
Clark Ashton Smith's 2nd book. And a beautiful thing it is too, printed upon handmade papers for the Book Club of California by the San Francisco printers, Taylor & Taylor. Only 300 numbered copies and a scarce book as it is collected by CAS collectors, Book Club of California collectors, and Californiana collectors. Fifteen poems by the author with four taken from his first book, The Star-Treader. A fine copy with spine label fully intact. A delicate book bound with very light gray boards. Just a slight 1" smudge in upper front of cover. A beautiful copy of a book nearing 100 years old! Housed in a beautiful 1/4 leather gray case designed & built by the noted bookbinder, Gray Parrot. You can now display it properly on your shelf! CLICK on the title for additional photos. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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423 SMITH, CLARK ASHTON CLARK ASHTON SMITH: THE DOUBLE SHADOW —SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY, DATED MONTH & YEAR OF PUBLICATION!
Auburn, California Auburn Journal Print 1933 [First edition] 
Clark Ashton Smith's first book of prose wasn't published by Arkham House but by himself. Smith managed to get enough money in tandem with contributing to the Auburn Journal, to offset the one thousand copies he had printed of the book. He chose what he considered at that time, his best tales and offered them to the public from his cabin in Auburn for the sum of twenty-five cents postpaid. The tales include "The Voyage of King Euvoran," the title story, "The Maze of the Enchanter," "A Night in Malneant," "The Devotee of Evil," and the poetic, "The Willow Landscape." It is the author's most often found signed book of his tales as he had copies virtually the entirety of his life; however, presentation copies are quite uncommon as you either had to know Smith personally or travel to his cabin. This is an especially desirable copy as it was presented & inscribed to his personal friend, LESTER ANDERSON and is one of the earliest known signed copies, dated the month and year of publication. ANDERSON is frequently noted in the Arkham House publication — SELECTED LETTERS OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH. In a handsome 1/4 leather clamshell case designed by Gray Parrot, that you can display on your shelf rather than stuffed away in a filing cabinet! Nice copy. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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424 SMITH, Clark Ashton CLARK ASHTON SMITH: OUT OF SPACE AND TIME: Inscribed presentation copy to childhood friend, the year of publication!
Sauk City Arkham House 1942 [First edition] 
The third Arkham House book published and the author's 1st by this esteemed private publisher. Because of the paper restrictions during WW2 book editions were extremely limited and at 1054 copies published it is one of the smallest editions of prose published by AH and elusive in collectible condition. This copy belonged to the author himself as it was presented and inscribed to his school chum, "For Donald Shane, with many memories of our old school - days. Clark Ashton Smith, Auburn, Cal. "Dec. 19, 1942," the year of publication, making it one of the earliest copies signed. This book went out of print quite quickly and copies got away from CAS in a hurry so unless you visited him later, you never got your copy signed! Additionally is a holograph letter from the presentee, Donald Shane describing his knowing CAS and how the book came to him. Presentation copies dated the year of publication are rare. A few small edge chips to the d.j., a few ghost tape stains from the verso of the d.j., with the usual fading to the spine lettering; some rubbing to cloth, but a very good copy to very good+ copy. This is a difficult book to find in this collectible condition! 
Price: 4000.00 USD
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425 SMITH, Clark Ashton CLARK ASHTON SMITH: MAROONED IN ANDROMEDA one of 12 Holograph Manuscript Leaves - two pages — with WONDER STORIES acceptance letter!
October, 1930 
Amongst CAS' papers, Roy A. Squires (his literary executor) discovered twelve holograph leaves of his story, MAROONED IN ANDROMEDA; Squires sold each leaf individually since pages of the manuscript were lost; the last leaf — or should I say the first leaf — the title-page — he kept for himself. So I offer herein, the holograph title-page and the 2nd page on the verso of the story published in WONDER STORIES, October, 1930 — MAROONED IN ANDROMEDA. Accompanying this manuscript page is the acceptance letter from David Lasser, Managine Editor, and the letter is typed on WONDER STORIES stationary. Having a Clark Ashton Smith holograph manuscript is quite rare as he destroyed his manuscript copies once published. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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426 SMITH, Clark Ashton CLARK ASHTON SMITH: THE STAR-TREADER & Other Poems with Bianca Conti portrait,. The author's first book in its scarcest state!
San Francisco A.M. Robertson 1912 [First Edition] 
The author's first book published when he was just 19 years old in an edition of 1000 copies. As was customary practise the publisher would bind only enough copies to satisfy immediate orders, then when enough orders came in again another batch of copies were bound. There exists some 4 different state bindings of the 1st edition; this being the light blue paper over boards issued with the Bianca Conti portrait laid-in. A fine copy of a book over 100 years old! CLICK on author or title for additional photos. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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427 SMITH, CLARK ASHTON /ANDREW SMITH CLARK ASHTON SMITH:THE BLACK BOOK, ARTIST'S EDITION: ONLY 5 COPIES LEFT!. 1 OF TEN COPIES WITH ORIGINAL ART.See FOTS NEWS! in the Navigation Box for larger photos & artwork available!
Sauk City Arkham House 1979 [First edition] 
The artist for THE BLACK BOOK OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH has realized his ARTIST'S EDITION which includes a pristine signed copy of the book with an original pen & ink drawing from the book, housed in a sumptuous leather and cloth clamshell case with inner cloth chemise and a signed, numbered limitation plate. An exclusive edition of only 10 copies! Price includes Domestic Priority Shipping with Signature Confirmation, Insured PLEASE SEE FOTS NEWS! for larger photos, In the NAVIGATION box for complete artwork and copy numbers available. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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428 SMITH, Clark Ashton. A RENDEZVOUS IN AVEROIGNE.
Sauk City Arkham House 1988 First Edition 
Thirty stories selected by James Turner of Arkham House with advice sought from Smith publisher and friend, Roy A. Squires along with other afficianados who were asked to include a list of their favorite CAS stories. The tales are wonderfully and weirdly illustrated by by Jeffrey K. Potter - it's just a shame the format wasn't larger, the illustrations to me seem to want to burst their boundaries; slick paper would've been nice too! But regardless they are still splendid and complement well with Smith's work. A very popular title with weird tale enthusiasts as the very healthy print-run of 5025 copies sold out quickly and in 2003 the book was reprinted with different cover art. Fine unread copy in d.j. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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429 SMITH, Clark Ashton. CLARK ASHTON SMITH: LETTERS TO H.P. LOVECRAFT.
West Warwick, R.I., Necronomicon Press, 1987. First Printing. 
Forty-four letters from Clark Ashton Smith to Howard Phillips Lovecraft are quoted from, the earliest being March 20, 1928 [the letters from CAS to HPL beginning their correspondence in 1922 had not been found and to my knowledge is still missing as of the publication of this book] to December 1936. In addition are nine letters to August Derleth immediately following HPL's death, discussing HPL. Lightly rubbed else fine in stiff illustrated paper covers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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430 SMITH, CLARK ASHTON. THE DWELLER IN THE GULF.
Necronomicon Press, 1987. First Thus. Staplebound into stiff paper covers. As new. 
One of a series of booklets that Necronomicon Press did, presenting some of the fictions of Clark Ashton Smith as written without any editorial alterations. Pulp magazines existed on the smallest budgets and editors were constantly snipping and in some cases chopping away at authors' manuscripts to save a few bucks in the word-payment. Smith's work was often severely truncated, diminishing the exotique somnambulism of his prose. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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431 SMITH, CLARK ASHTON. ?DONDE DUERMES ELDORADO?
Glendale, Calif.: Roy A. Squires, 1964. First Edition. Handsewn into stiff paper wraps. Very fine. 
Despite his remarkable fictions, Clark Ashton Smith remained throughout his life, the consummate poet, composing & translating poems in English, French and Spanish. "¿DONDE DUERMES ELDORADO?" was a set of poems in Spanish comprised of: ¿Donde Duermes Eldorado?" "La Isla Del Naufrago," "Lo Ignoto," "El Cantar De Los Seres Libres," Las Alquerias Perdidas, and " Memoria Roja." "¿DDE?" is one of printer, Roy A. Squires' scarcest publications and it seldom comes on the market, NEVER before offering the 3 printing states! Squires makes note of these variant states in his bibliography simply as "3 variates" and corrects the print-run to "176 copies." But in his personal papers he states, "123 copies in red covers, 32 copies in gray covers, 21 copies in blue covers." ALL 3 states herein offered! As new copies. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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432 SMITH, CLARK ASHTON. AS IT IS WRITTEN.
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. As new. As new. Jacket Signed
ILauded as a lost tale by Clark Ashton Smith, published under a pseudonym, it was discovered to the chagrin of all concerned that it was indeed composed by De Lysle Feree Cass an old THRILL BOOK writer! Nevertheless it does now exist as an interesting anomaly. It is rather luxuriantly written and the illustrations by R.J. Krupowicz are equally exotique. Limited to 1250 copies and SIGNED by the illustrator. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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433 SMITH, Clark Ashton. CLARK ASHTON SMITH: THE ABOMINATIONS OF YONDO — The last book published during the author's lifetime; SIGNED by the author!
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1960. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine. Very good + d.j. Jacket 
The last book published before the author's death in 1961. Seventeen stories. One of perhaps 10 copies SIGNED by the author on the half-title page at the behest of August Derleth. SIGNED copies of this title are quite scarce. Illustrated with a photograph of one of his sculptures on the d.j. CLICK on author or title for additional photos. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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434 SMITH, Clark Ashton. SELECTED LETTERS OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH.
Sauk City Arkham House 2003 First Edition 
Two hundred seventy-six letters are quoted from the years 1911-1961 to such notables as Samuel Loveman, H.P. Lovecraft, Donald Wandrei, R.H. Barlow, August Derleth, RAH Hoffman, Donald Sidney-Fryer, and most importantly to his mentor, George Sterling. The book contains some fine photographs of CAS which are reproduced upon slick paper, enhancing reproduction. One of the last really good books issued during the twilight years of Arkham House. Well worth your investment. Approximately 3000 copies printed. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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435 SMITH, Clark Ashton. TALES OF SCIENCE & SORCERY.
Sauk City Arkham House 1964 [First edition] 
Fourteen stories gathered from the pulp pages of Weird Tales, Wonder Stories, Saturn Science Fiction and others. A moving memoir by his friend, writer E. Hoffmann Price opens the book and is worth the price of admission by itself. Nice moody - I'm a big fan of Frank Utpatel's work - cover illustration reminiscent of CAS' own sculptured heads. [2482 copies printed.] Crisp unread copy virtually as new in d.j. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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436 SMITH, CLARK ASHTON. (DONALD WANDREI) CLARK ASHTON SMITH: SANDALWOOD—DONALD WANDREI's copy INSCRIBED, PRESENTATION copy from CAS to WANDREI!
[Auburn, California] 1925 [First edition] 
A beautiful sentiment in this presentation copy from Clark Ashton Smith to Donald A. Wandrei author & co/founder of Arkham House, dated October 25, 1925.  The inscription in French, CAS quotes from — Beaudelaire's CORRESPONDENCES from LES FLEURS DU MAL; the English would read –"There are perfumes as cool as the flesh of children, Sweet as oboes, green as meadows — And others are corrupt, and rich, triumphant. With power to expand into infinity . . "  From the personal estate of Donald A. Wandrei with a small bookplate noting the provenance. The finest copy of this title I have ever seen! Signed & numbered by the author with a few holograph corrections in his hand.  Presented in a lovely tray-case designed & fashioned by master bookbinder, Gray Parrot.  
Price: 2500.00 USD
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437 SMITH, E.E. (DOC) DOC SMITH: Als. Dated Dec.3, 1951. To ROY A. SQUIRES!

One page holograph letter on his own letterhead from "Doc" Smith to Roy A. Squires of FANTASY ADVERTISER magazine. "Enclosed herewith find five bucks for a life-time sub . . . I intended to send it as soon as I read the Nov. 1952 issue—but you know the road to where is filled with what, don't you? I was going to write a brief piece on reviews, criticisms, etc., there are guys who think they are God, a la Kemble, always did give me a distinctly localized pain . . . " 
Price: 50.00 USD
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438 SQUIRES, Roy, MAYS, Philip THE PHIL MAYS COLLECTION OF ARKHAM HOUSE EPHEMERAE: A Descriptive Listing.
Glendale, Calif.: Roy A. Squires, 1985. First edition. Staplebound with stiff paper covers. Fine. 
This listing was published to encourage further contributions from other collectors to compile as complete a list as possible of all the Ephemerae published by Arkham House: it did receive response and Don Herron published an article about it in Firsts Magazine. If you are an AH collector you cannot afford to be without this invaluable booklet! One of only 300 copies printed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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439 STARRETT, VINCENT PERSONS FROM PORLOCK
Chicago The Bookfellows 1923 [First edition] 
Starrett's delightful essay on our own "Persons from Porlock" (that person who interrupted Coleridge before his dream induced completion of "Rime of the Ancient Mariner") who always seem responsible for keeping us from our own genius. First book publication limited to 300 copies all signed on the last page by one of the great bookmen and wits of the early 20th century. Original string-tie present, slightly aged toning to first & last pages. Pinted upon handmade French paper. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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440 STRAUB, Peter. THE GENERAL'S WIFE.
West Kingston, RI.: , 1982. First edition. Hardcover Fine 
Originally conceived as a salute to Carlos Williams and to've been part of his massive novel, Floating Dragon, The General's Wife was excised and published separately; first in Twilight Zone magazine. One of 1250 numbered copies SIGNED by the author, and artist, Thomas Canty. Issued w/o d.j. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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441 STRAUB, Peter. FLOATING DRAGON.
San Francisco, CA/Columbia, PA, Underwood-Miller, 1982. 0934438684 First Edition. Cloth. Fine. Fine. Jacket 
Special edition limited to 500, NUMBERED copies SIGNED by the AUTHOR and ARTISTS, Leo & Diane Dillon. A very handsome book bound in heavy cloth. Fantasy & Horror, Neil Barron, editor, 6-350. A lengthy, complex and convoluted novel; you must have your wits about you! 
Price: 60.00 USD
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442 SWANWICK, Michael. GRAVITY's ANGELS
Sauk City, Arkham House, 1991. First Edition 
13 stories (of course!) from the beginning of the 1980's to the end, gathered from various SF magazines and anthologies including the noted, THE FEAST OF SAINT JANIS, THE TRANSMIGRATION OF PHILIP K, and GINUNGAGAP. The author's first book, he would go on to be nominated numerous times for every award in the fields of Fantasy & SF. Spiral bound review copy. Arkham House was very stingy with their review copies, hence scarce. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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443 TOLKIEN, J.R.R. J.R.R. TOLKIEN: THE LORD OF THE RINGS. Bibliographer's copy. One of 30 special bound Publisher Presentation copies w/limitation letter. Never offered for sale. This is editor and co-TOLKIEN bibliographer, DOUGLAS ANDERSON's copy, SIGNED by him!
London Harper Collins 2004 [First thus] 
Given the incredible popularity and prices commanded for J.R.R. Tolkien first and signed editions, it's virtually impossible to procure a meaningful collectible unless you happen to be a CEO of a major corporation! Until now. I offer a special bound, limited presentation copy from the British publisher - Harper-Collins - of the first printing of the 50th Anniversary edition of LORD OF THE RINGS, issued in a single volume. This edition was limited to ONLY 30 COPIES, none of which were ever offered for sale but given by the publisher to those few who had assisted in the production of the book. This is a particularly notable copy in that it was presented to one of the author's bibliographers and editor of the text involved in incorporating all of Tolkien's corrections and additions bringing the most up to date and accurate text available for this, the very important 50th Anniversary edition. This was Douglas Anderson's copy co/bibliographer of J.R.R. TOLKIEN: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY as published by Oak Knoll Press, who wrote the introductory NOTE ON THE TEXT for this special all-in-one 50th Anniversary edition and SIGNED the book at the end of his contribution. Accompanying the book is the letter of thank you and noting the limitation, from the Senior Editor, Tolkien at HarperCollins, Chris Smith. Bound in red quarter leather with a bright red cloth, slipcase. 
Price: 2995.00 USD
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444 UNIVERSAL PICTURES ORIGINAL 1945 LOBBY CARD - HOUSE OF DRACULA IN PRISTINE CONDITION!
1945. 
A beautiful example of an original 1945 lobby card from the movie, HOUSE OF DRACULA. Pictured are, Glenn Strange as "The Monster," Lon Chaney, Jr., Elena Verdugo as the Hunchback nurse and Onslow Stevens as the Mad Doctor. Odd that you'd have "HOUSE OF DRACULA" and "FRANKENSTEIN" is pictured on your lobby card; that was Universal Pictures for you! Card measures 11 x 14 inches. Better than the one that just sold at the Morris Everett, Jr., auction. Just a beautiful fine example! Not so much as a pin hole! For a larger scan please ask! 
Price: 1400.00 USD
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445 VALLA, Victor. VIC VALLA/H.P. LOVECRAFT: TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS - Original cover art Signed by the artist!

The original painting by Vic Valla for the 1969 Balantine paperback edition of TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS. The painting measures 9.5 x 12.5, handsomely framed out to 19.5 x 23. The painting —actually 2 paintings in one with a border and center inlay, depict looking through a portal into a different world with Hieronymous Bosch like depictions of HPL's trans-world beings. Not large but ntricately detailed 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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446 van Rijn, REMBRANDT. REMBRANDT VAN RIJN: REMBRANDT's MOTHER. Original Etching — 1632!
1632 
Rembrandt was one of the great masters and earliest practitioners of the "etch." This being one of the many studies he did of his mother entitled; Mother in Widow's dress & Black Gloves, printed by the artist in 1632. The artist must've taken great pride in this piece as it was signed on the plate in the upper l.h., corner. Measures app., 5 x 5-1/4. The etching is in v.g -. condition with a crease at the far upper right and a 1/2" closed tear just after the "Rembrandt." Not bad for nearly 400 years old! You'll want to reframe this to your own good taste as it is housed in a temporary frame and mount. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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447 VANCE, JACK THE MOON MOTH
London Dennis Dobson 1965 [First hardcover edition] 
Collection of six stories, The World Between, Brain of the Galaxy, The Devil on Salvation Bluff, The Men Return, and the title story. Reprints the Ace paperback. Very nice copy, no price-clipped d.j., as is common with the Dennis Dobson publications; one corner just bumped else fine in d.j. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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448 VANCE, JACK. THE DYING EARTH.
San Francisco/Columbia, PA.: Underwood-Miller, 1976. First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine d.j. Jacket 
One of the handsomest books published during the 1970's. The story's a classic and the George Barr illustration is wonderfully suited and at the highest level. Perfect marriage! 1000 copies were produced and an extra 111 copies with a special SIGNED-label at rear of book. This is one of the 1000. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING! WORLDWIDE SHIPPING AT COST! SORRY! SALES TAX CHARGED FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS Offered by Terence McVicker, Rare Books & The RAS PRESS - Publisher of Ray Bradbury's last book - THE NEFERTITI-TUT EXPRESS From collectibles to electronics, buy and sell all kinds of items on eBay Stores 
Price: 195.00 USD
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449 VANCE, JACK. BAD RONALD.
San Francisco/Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1982. 0934438641 First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Near fine. Jacket 
One of the few mainstream novels by this noted Fantasy Grandmaster. Another of the handsome books published by the team of Tim Underwood and Chuck Miller during their terrific publishing run of the 1970's & '80's. Only 600 copies of this the first hardcover edition were produced. Spine of d.j., very slightly toned. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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450 VANCE, Jack. GALACTIC EFFECTUATOR.
San Francisco, CA/Columbia, PA Underwood-Miller, 1980. First Hardcover Edition Wraps Fine. Fine. Jacket 
#3 of 5 advance unbound copies as inscribed by co-publisher, Tim Underwood on the cover page. The last stage of pre-publication being the complete book with pages uncut, just before binding. These last stage productions are scarce because they are costly to produce; the last time the author, artist, publishers and proofreaders get a chance to check for errors before publication. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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451 VANCE, JACK. SCIENCE FICTION & MYSTERY NOVELS: ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS, BY JACK VANCE. ROY A. SQUIRES, CATALOG 12.
Glendale, Calif.: Roy A. Squires, Staplebound into cover papers. Fine. 
Another fine example of Squires' "themed" catalogues. This one features 28 manuscript packages of manuscripts from the recently departed and great Fantasy/SF writer, Jack Vance. The packages include the author's original holograph notes for the story, 1st drafts, 2nd drafts, proof copies etc....VERY COMPLETE! I stupidly resisted buying one despite Roy's urgings. One of my many haunting regrets! 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 and expensive as are the ones featuring Lovecraft material. 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! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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452 VANCE, Jack. EYES OF THE OVERWORLD.
San Francisco/Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1977. First Illustrated Edition. 
Just missed out by a few months being the true first hardcover edition, but Gregg Press beat it out! It is nonetheless the handsomest version ever done of what many consider the author's best book. Fantastic illustrations by the wonderful Stephen Fabian. Only 1500 copies of this edition were produced: There was a special signing of 111 copies; this copy though SIGNED by the author was one of the regular 1389 copies. Near fine/fine copy with the merest trace of stress-wear at the front d.j., fold; barely noticible hint of age at top verso of d.j., if you can see it! It truly is a fine fresh copy. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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453 VANCE, Jack. GALACTIC EFFECTUATOR.
San Francisco/Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1980. 0934438293 First Hardbound Edition. 
Two lengthy tales of the author's Science Fiction sleuth - Miro Hetzel, make up this volume: THE DOGTOWN TOURIST AGENCY and FREiTZKE's TURN. Frontispiece by David Russell. One of the 200 LIMITED COPIES SIGNED by the author. Slightly rubbed d.j., cover else fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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454 VANCE, Jack. THE BRAVE FREE MEN. (THE DURDANE TRILOGY, Book 2.)
San Francisco - Columbia, PA. Underwood-Miller, 1983, First Hardcover Edition. 
The 2nd book in the DURDANE trilogy. The merest touch of age at upper d.j., edge. PRICE IS FOR THE 3 VOLUME SET. $145.00 
Price: 145.00 USD
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455 VANCE, Jack. THE FACELESS MAN. (THE DURDANE TRILOGY, Book 1)
San Francisco - Columbia, PA. Underwood-Miller, 1983, First Hardcover Edition. 
The 1nd book in the DURDANE trilogy; Originally entitled, THE ANOME. The merest touch of age at upper d.j., edge. PRICE IS FOR THE 3 VOLUME SET. $145.00 
Price: 145.00 USD
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456 VANCE, Jack. THE ASUTRA. (THE DURDANE TRILOGY, Book 3.)
San Francisco - Columbia, PA. Underwood-Miller, 1983, First Hardcover Edition. 
The 3rd book in the DURDANE trilogy. The merest touch of age at upper d.j., edge. PRICE FOR THE 3 VOLUME SET. $145.00 
Price: 145.00 USD
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457 VANCE, Jack. MASKE: THAERY
New York Berkely/Putnam 1976 [First edition] 
As new in d.j. Dust-jacket art by Richard Powers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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458 WANDREI, Donald. DARK ODYSSEY.
St. Paul, MN: Webb Publishing, 1931. First edition. Cloth. Very good +. Very good d.j. Jacket Signed
The author's first book - poetry - with five illustrations (very fine work as well! Kinda Beardsley-esque.) by his brother, Howard. SIGNED & inscribed from each Wandrei to their father. Dated, April 3, 1931. An important book with fine association. Finding a nice copy in the gold d.j., is difficult. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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459 WANDREI, Howard. TIME BURIAL.
Minneapolis: Fedogan & Bremer, 1995. 1878252224 First Edition. Hardcover. Very fine. Very fine d.j. Jacket 
Not as well known as his brother, Donald, Howard was in his own right, an equally fine author in a variety of genres, and a superb illustrator. TIME BURIAL presents twenty of his best. There is an exceptionally good nearly forty-page introduction by Bros-Wandrei specialist, Dwayne Olson. Illustrated with photographs and artwork by the author including a handsome dust-jacket painting. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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460 WELLS, H.G. THE FOOD OF THE GODS
London Macmillan & Co., Ltd. 1904 
The author's 2nd to last Scientific Romance. Gold gilt in olive green cloth. General wear with age; slightly tweaked; previous owner's early 20th century bookplate. A v.g.- copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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461 WHITE, T.H. T.H. WHITE: THE ONCE & FUTURE KING—King Arthur Saga. First edition!
London Collins 1958 [First Edition] 
THE ONCE & FUTURE KING incorporates all four of the author's, Arthurian novels—THE SWORD IN THE STONE, THE WITCH IN THE WOOD, THE ILL-MADE KNIGHT, and the concluding volume, THE CANDLE IN THE WIND—"I have had the Matter of Britain on my hands for twenty years . . . I have tried to deal with every side of it—the clash between Might and Right, man's place in nature, the problem of war, the racial background which is an important part of the story, and with King Arthur's personal doom . . . I have tried to look at it through the eyes of young people, because I don't much believe in the modern theory that the whole object of life is gratified desire"— T.H. White. #4JS 
Price: 300.00 USD
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462 ZELAZNY, Roger. TO SPIN IS MIRACLE CAT: Poetry by Roger Zelazny.
San Francisco, CA/ColumbiA, PA., Underwood-Miller, 1981. 0934438463 First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover Jacket 
Another of the very handsome Underwood-Miller productions. Of an edition totalling 720, this is one of only 500 unsigned copies. Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin - "A poem is a risk taken. A poem read aloud is a risk shared.. . it makes us aware that we may be lonely but we are not alone . . . " Sixty-eight pages of poetry, one entitled, "Philip K. Dick" whom Zelazny worked with on DEUS IRAE. Some age toning to d.j. edges, else fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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463 ZELAZNY, Roger. THE CHANGING LAND: A Novel of Dilvish the Damned.
San Francisco, CA/ColumbiA, PA., Underwood-Miller, 1981. 0934438463 First Hardcover Edition. Hardcover Fine fine. Jacket 
Another of the very handsome Underwood-Miller productions. This is one of the 200 deluxe copies, SIGNED by both the author and artist, Thomas Canty who graced the book with a frontispiece and eleven decorated chapter headings. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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464 [CLARKE, Arthur, C.] JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INTERPLANETARY SOCIETY: VOL. 6, NO. 4, March, 1947.
London: BIS, 1947. First printing. 
Very early journal devoted to rocketry and interplanetary travel developments. Issue features "Problems in Rocket Development," "On the Theory of Rockets," "Rocket Formulae," and "Ballistics of the Future." Arthur C. Clarke was on their editorial council and himself wrote articles for the journal. Folded for mailing, else very good in wraps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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465 [LOVECRAFT, H.P.] . THE DUNWICH HORROR - 3 MOVIE POSTERS.
American International Pictures, 1970. Very good. 
3 lobby cards listed seperately but buy as a SET. Movie starring Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Ed Begley, Lloyd Bochner and Sam Jaffe. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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466 [LOVECRAFT, H.P.] . THE DUNWICH HORROR - 3 MOVIE POSTERS.
American International Pictures, 1970. Very good. 
3 lobby cards listed seperately but buy as a SET. Movie starring Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Ed Begley, Lloyd Bochner and Sam Jaffe. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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467 [LOVECRAFT, H.P.] . THE DUNWICH HORROR - 3 MOVIE POSTERS.
American International Pictures, 1970. Very good. 
3 lobby cards listed seperately but buy as a SET. Movie starring Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Ed Begley, Lloyd Bochner and Sam Jaffe. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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