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Image for ROBERT BLOCH: SELECTED STORIES—Underwood/Miller, 1987. 500 signed, numbered, slipcased copies.

ROBERT BLOCH: SELECTED STORIES—Underwood/Miller, 1987. 500 signed, numbered, slipcased copies.

By: BLOCH, Robert

Price: $225.00

Publisher: San Francisco/Columbia, PA., Underwood-Miller: 1987

Edition: First

Seller ID: 103


Ninety-seven (couldn't they've made it an even 100!) of the author's finest stories including such classics as THE SKULL OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE, THE SHADOW FROM THE STEEPLE, THE MAN WHO COLLECTED POE, A TOY FOR JULIETTE, etc. Copy #108 of 500 SIGNED & NUMBERED. A handsome set indeed. As new. Paper flaw crease on pg. 21. Issued in cloth-slipcase without dust-jackets. First volume only signed. View more info

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ROBERT BLOCH: PSYCHO—First edition, Simon & Schuster, 1959. Signed & inscribed to H.P. Lovecraft biographer and researcher—Arthur Koki! Fine fresh copy.

By: BLOCH, Robert

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1959

Edition: First

Seller ID: 106


One of the most influential horror novels of the 20th century with a contemporary signature and lengthy inscription to an H.P. Lovecraft biographer and researcher, noted in Joshi's biography, by the author—"To _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ with kindest personal regards and in full confidence that the day is not far distant when he will be autographing HIS books for me! Robert Bloch, 1961" Lightly toned paper—far less than usually encountered with this cheaply made book... View more info

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RAY BRADBURY: DARK CARNIVAL—Arkham House, 1942. [First edition], [3112 copies]. EARLY SIGNATURE!

By: BRADBURY, Ray.

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wis.,, Arkham House,: 1947.

Edition: [First edition].

Seller ID: 476


The author's first book of twenty-seven stories primarily from the pages of WEIRD TALES magazine. Simply a beautiful one-owner copy - directly from Arkham House. Vintage "RAY BRADBURY" SIGNATURE - not his later fuzzy "Sharpie". Fine in d.j. Expensive but worth it. View more info

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RAMSEY CAMPBELL: NEW TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS—Arkham House, 1980. First edition. Features CROUCH END by Stephen King.

By: CAMPBELL, Ramsey.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1092


Nine original tales saluting H.P. Lovecraft:Contributors include, Stephen King, Frank Belknap Long, A.A. Attanasio, Brian Lumley, Basil Copper, T.E.D. Klein, David Drake, Martin S. Warnes, and also editor Ramsay Campbell. Two-page intro by Campbell. One of the best and fastest selling Arkham House books, having gone into three printings. First edition as noted. [3647 copies]. Fine in d.j. #32JS. View more info

Image for L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP: DEMONS AND DINOSAURS—Arkham House, 1970.  [First edition]. [500 copies].

L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP: DEMONS AND DINOSAURS—Arkham House, 1970. [First edition]. [500 copies].

By: DE CAMP, L. Sprague

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1970

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1105


Seventy pages of light-hearted, clever poetry. Introduction by the author's friend, Lin Carter. Printed in London. [500 copies printed]. The usual light rubbing to d.j., else fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ3. View more info

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SOMETHING NEAR

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1945

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 43


Twenty tales harvested primarily from WEIRD TALES, including four set in HPL's, CTHULHU MYTHOS. Derleth's 2nd Arkham House book. Being the editor/publisher of Arkham House afforded Derleth the opportunity to reprint his own works at certain intervals, enabling him to raise some cash to put back into publishing other authors work. A clever and financially at times, much needed boost to keep Arkham House afloat. [2054 copies printed]. A near-fine copy, two corners light... View more info

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NOT LONG FOR THIS WORLD—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1948

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 44


Thirty-two tales gathered from WEIRD TALES, which the author deemed, "fillers." including four set in HPL's, CTHULHU MYTHOS. Derleth's 3rd Arkham House book. Derleth described these tales as "mediocre" yet his "Lagoda's Heads ," was included as a Rod Serling, NIGHT GALLERY episode, and a damn good one too! A fine copy in d.j., SIGNED by the author. View more info

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DARK THINGS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1971

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 52


Anthology edited by Derleth with tales by HPL & Derleth, REH & Derleth, Robert Bloch, Ramsey Campbell, Basil Copper, Jacobi, Brennan, Metcalf, Lumley, Emil Petaja and others. A sharp crisp copy, as new in d.j. [3051 copies printed] View more info

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DARK MIND, DARK HEART—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 53


Derleth's first Arkham House, edited anthology, with tales by HPL & Derleth, REH, Robert Bloch, Ramsey Campbell, Hodgson, Jacobi, Brennan, Metcalf, Shiel, Wakefield and others. SIGNED with a brief inscription by Derleth. [2493 copies printed]. A sharp crisp copy, very slight darkening at spine of d.j. View more info

STRANGE PORTS OF CALL

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cucahy: 1948

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 39


Twenty tales by a host of excellent tales "most which have never before appeared in book form, and all are out of print." Ray Bradbury—"The Million Year Picnic," Theodore Sturgeon-"Thunder and Roses," H.P. Lovecraft—"At the Mountains of Madness," Robert Heinlein—"The Green Hills of Earth," and others. Note: This was Bradbury's first appearance in a Science Fiction anthology. Bound in 1/4 cloth with thips of bottom boards just showing; dusting at page edges, wear ... View more info

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FAR BOUNDARIES

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1951

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 55


Twenty SF tales—most of which had previously appeared in the Arkham House publications of The Arkham Sampler. Authors include—Ray Bradbury, with the FIRST book appearances of his short tales, THE ONE WHO WAITS, HOLIDAY, and THE MAN WHO RODE THE SAUCER, also Robert Bloch—THE FEAR PLANET, Fritz Leiber—LATER THAN YOU THINK and other authors. A v.g. -, copy with dusting at page edges; d.j., shows some aging at spine and two chips at head and tail of d.j. Price-clip... View more info

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BEYOND TIME & SPACE

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1950

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 56


Sub-titled: "A Compendium of Science-Fiction Through the Ages" a sort of SF history with more than thirty tales by Plato—yes Plato! with his "ATLANTIS," William Hope Hodgson—THE NOISE IN THE NIGHT, tales by Henry Kuttner under his pseudonym of Lewis Padgett—WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS, Sturgeon, Stapledon, Leiber, Stanley Weinbaum, and the first book appearance of the tale‚—THE EXILES, by Ray Bradbury. A v.g.-, copy with dusting at page edges and two corner bumps; f... View more info

WHEN EVIL WAKES

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1963

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 57


Fine collection of sixteen supernatural tales the great majority gathered from Arkham House publications. Authors include, Brits—John Metcalf, H. Russell Wakefield, as well as H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch, Henry S. Whitehead, Joseph Payne Brennan and others. An uncommon anthology and not usualy found in this condition. A fine bright copy in d.j. showing some wear at edges;, still v.g. View more info

SLEEP NO MORE

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1944

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 58


A collection of classic weird tales including H.P. Lovecraft-THE RATS IN THE WALLS, Robert E. Howard—THE BLACK STONE, M.R. James–COUNT MAGNUS, Frank Long—THE BLACK DRUID, and others. This copy is SIGNED by contributor, FRANK BELKNAP LONG. Fully illustrated with wonderful illustrations by LEE BROWN COYE. A v.g.-, copy with slight fading to top of cloth, previous owner's name, wear at edges of d.j., with a chip at head of spine—good +. Copy shows its age but is ... View more info

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THE NIGHT SIDE

By: DERLETH, August, Editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1947

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 10


Companion volume to WHO KNOCKS? featuring twenty-three tales by Lovecraft, Dunsany, Machen, Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Henry Kuttner, and many others. Not quite one illustration per story by Lee Brown Coye. Nice fresh copy with circled "R" denoting first edition. A near-fine copy with a three digit code penned in the end-paper 1/4"; handsome vintage Science Fiction bookplate of Harold Worden. Price-clipped d.j., price-clipped d.j. View more info

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WHO KNOCKS?

By: DERLETH, August, Editor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1946

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 9


Twenty tales gathered herein from such notables as H.P. Lovecraft, Algernon Blackwood, Ray Bradbury, Thodore Sturgeon, Henry S. Whitehead and others. All twenty tales have at least one illustration by Lee Brown Coye. Circled 'R' on copyright page denotes first edition. A nice fresh, tight copy of the book with a "K37" letter code penned in 1/4" letters at top of front-endpaper. Slight d.j. wear at extremebites and a crease on front d.j., panel. It's shows much nicer t... View more info

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MASK OF CTHULHU.

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1958

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1079


Six "Cthulhu Mythos" tales gathered from WEIRD TALES, magazine. [2051 copies]. A spot of color loss from upper back spine-edge of d.j. Previous Owner's signature with his "Ankh" stamped on flyleaf & title-page. Else a fine tight copy in nice Richard Taylor d.j. #19JS View more info

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LONESOME PLACES—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1962.

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1255


"The best of Derleth's Macabre fiction." Eighteen stories. A fine copy in d.j., SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author on the fly-leaf.—"One of my best collections, August Derleth." One corner bumped and a very little rubbing at d.j., edges. A fine copy in d.j. [2201 copies printed]. #RMJ58. View more info

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SOMEONE IN THE DARK

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1941

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1256


A collection of sixteen ghost stories, or near ghost stories, which Derleth considered "stories that could be read twice." The book is divided into three sections: NOT LONG FOR THIS WORLD—containing nine stories; A HOUSE WITH SOMEBODY IN IT—containing five stories, and VISITORS FROM DOWN UNDER—with two stories. I'm sure this was a stopgap book, published—or perhaps "donated" —to help put some cash into Arkham House's coffers until THE OUTSIDER—which was stil... View more info

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AUGUST DERLETH: SOMEONE IN THE DARK—Arkham House, [1967 Reprint]. [300 copies printed]. Inscribed and Signed by the author!

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: [1967]

Edition: [Second edition].

Seller ID: 1257


In an Arkham House announcement in 1967, August Derleth announced that a batch of previously unsold copies of SOMEONE IN THE DARK had been discovered and Arkham House would offer copies at $5.00. Derleth had actually reprinted 300 copies in a "facsimile" edition without informing his customers. The "facsimile" isn't quite that—as the book is taller and the spine stamping is much duller than the oirginal—However it is a nicer presentation and more "Arkham-Like" than... View more info