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MR. GEORGE and OTHER ODD PERSONS.

By: GRENDON, Stephen/DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House, 1963

Edition: [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 th... View more info

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REVELATIONS IN BLACK.

By: JACOBI, Carl.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House, 1947

Edition: [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. View more info

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ROADS.

By: QUINN, Seabury.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sauk Citty, WI., Arkham House, 1948

Edition: [First Edition]


A Christmas story originally published in WEIRD TALES, 1938. Five illustrations by Virgil Finlay. A popular AH title that has not dimned with the years. [2137 copies printed]. Small previous owner's bookplate present; lightly rubbed d.j., as usual. Near fine in d.j. #25JS View more info

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S. FOWLER WRIGHT:THE THRONE OF SATURN—VARIANT D.J. PAPER! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Edition

By: WRIGHT, S. Fowler.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI.,, Arkham House,, 1949.

Edition: [First American Edition]


Variant papered edition. A rougher textured paper with deep laid-lines, unlike the smoother finish of the more common d.j., paper used on this book. #RMJ49 View more info

SELECTED LETTERS OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House, 2003

Edition: 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... View more info

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SLAN.

By: VAN VOGT, A.E.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House, 1946

Edition: [First Edition]


Arkham House's first foray into Science Fiction was the very popular ASTOUNDING novel, SLAN—a virtual "Best Seller" for AH as it sold out its sizable print-run of 4051 copies quickly. Puzzling that Derleth didn't catch-on that SF was the fiction of the futuref and at least intersperse a follow-up between his WEIRD TALES stories, every now and again! Signed & inscribed by A. E. Van Vogt and his 2nd wife Lydia, don't ask me why! For a few years there VanVogt conventi... View more info

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SOMETHING ABOUT CATS.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House, 1949

Edition: [First Edition]


The companion volume to MARGINALIA—another of the Arkham House volumes miscellany,by/about HPL with Revisions, Essays, Notes, Poems, etc., by HPL. Personal memoirs by Rheinhart Kleiner, Derleth, Fritz Leiber, Jr., E. Hoffmann Price, Samuel Loveman, and Sonia Davis—the author's wife. and articles by contributors dealing with the author's writings and personality. Some good photos but not as many as in MARGINALIA. [2995 copies printed]. Light fading to spine of d.... View more info

STRAYERS FROM SHEOL.

By: WAKEFIELD, H.R.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI.,, Arkham House,, 1961

Edition: [First Edition].


The first new collection of stories by this classic Ghost Story writer; 14 new tales. This book was in print for more than a decade. Only [2070 Copies Printed]. Slight toning of age to d.j., and dusting to page top-edges. #RMJ52. View more info

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TALES FROM UNDERWOOD:A Collection of the Best Fantastic Stories

By: KELLER, David H.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York,, Arkham House, 1952

Edition: [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. View more info

TALES OF SCIENCE & SORCERY.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House, 1964

Edition: [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. View more info

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TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS! SOLD!

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House, Arkham House

Edition: [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! View more info

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THE CLOCK STRIKES TWELVE.

By: WAKEFIELD, H.R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House, 1946

Edition: [First Edition]


Collection of eighteen previously unpublished Ghost stories and his introduction—"Why I Write Ghost Stories." In this revealing admission;,unlike Coppard who had absolutely no belief in the supernatural, Wakefield is convinced that there are authenticated cases of psychic phenomena because he has experienced it himself, and confesses—"I have never written a tale in which are recorded happenings that I do not believe could occur." Wakefield elaborates further: "We c... View more info

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THE DARK BROTHERHOOD!

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House, 1966

Edition: [First edition]. 3460 copies.


DARK BROTHERHOOD is the final volume of HPL miscellanea and it's a pretty darn good one. Included is HPL's thirty-two page READING GUIDE insturcting how & why to read and what important works should most receive your attention - still worthy of your consideration after he first wrote it in 1936. Six poems, along with three stories that HPL revised for C.M. Eddy. Articles by others include NEW ENGLAND MEGALITHS, Jack Chalker's BIBLIOGRAPHY of HPL, another master and al... View more info

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THE DUNWICH HORROR & OTHERS

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House, 1963

Edition: [2nd printing]


HPL's best short fiction. The 2nd printing has rough seventeen alternaiting headbands, the 1st edition has no headbands at all and the photograph of HPL on the rear panel in this printing is larger. What makes this collectible is the heavy binding and the terrific Lee Brown Coye d.j., illustration of Wilbur Whateley! A nice fresh fine copy in d.j. JOSHI: I-A-34-a2. View more info

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THE EYE AND THE FINGER.

By: WANDREI, Donald.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House, 1944

Edition: [First Edition]


Twenty-One stories, reprinted primarily from ASTOUNDING and WEIRD TALES . [1617 copies printed]. Low print-run due to paper restrictions of WWII. Dust-jacket retains it's original green coloring with light soiling of spine; two corner nubs and some dusting to page edges; still a fine copy in near fine d.j. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ13. View more info