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PHILIP K. DICK: THE LAST TESTAMENT

By: (DICK, PHILIP K.) Gregg Rickman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Long Beach, California, Fragments West/The Valentine press: 1985

Edition: [First edition}

Seller ID: 822


The companion volume to the author's first book on PKD - "PHILIP K. DICK: IN HIS OWN WORDS," although this book focusses primarily on Phil's "visions" & philosophy and especially his VALIS experiences. PKD was a very sensitive, caring individual, more considerate of others than himself and these human qualities come through most accurately in his own words in Rickman's books. Wraps. Near fine copy. View more info

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LAWRENCE SUTIN: DIVINE INVASIONS: A Life of Philip K. Dick. Harmony Books, 1989. First Edition—To date the only biography of the late writer & visionary.

By: (PHILIP K. DICK) SUTIN, Lawrence

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 163


The first biography of a great writer, a very complex man, and an emotionally unstable personality—and I do not mean that in a negative way—because I knew him, and I was very fond of him— but only as an honest observer. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A little rubbing to d.j., else a fine unread copy. View more info

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FANTASMS: A Jack Vance Bibliography

By: (VANCE, Jack)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco/Columbia, PA., Underwood-Miller: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 144


An excellent bibliography listing more than 150 items illustrated with very helpful photographs. One of 900 copies issued in heavy paper covers. A fine copy. View more info

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SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL—A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLES: (4 VOLS. COMPLETE)The Birth of Britain, The New World, The Age of Revolution, The Great Democracies.

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Co.,: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23


The four-volume history of the British Empire by one who not only lived the most perilous epoch of that empire, but was a major participant in saving and shaping it even beyond his term as Prime Minister and his life—Sir Winston S. Churchill. A unique and personal perspective into the shaping of the 20th century. The series begun in 1956 was completed in 1958, seven years before his death; the last works penned by Churchill. All volumes fine in v.g., d.j. View more info

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100 BOOKS by AUGUST DERLETH.

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1125


". . . variety of interest makes it impossible to identify the work of August Derleth by any label or to classify him easily—he is sui generis"—Donald Wandrei in his introduction to the book. Photographs. A complete bibliography of Derleth's work to that time. Some rubbing 'round the edges, but less than usual. One of 200 hardbound in decorated boards! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection. #RMJ22. View more info

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100 BOOKS by AUGUST DERLETH—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1126


". . . variety of interest makes it impossible to identify the work of August Derleth by any label or to classify him easily—he is sui generis"—Donald Wandrei in his introduction to the book. Photographs. A complete bibliography of Derleth's work to that time. Cover edges slightly folded over page edges as often found with this chapbook. SIGNED & Inscribed to the noted collector & publisher, Chuck Garvin. A fine copy. [1225 copies printed]. The Richard M. Jefts, Ark... View more info

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WALDEN POND: Homage To Thoreau

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Iowa City, The Prairie Press: 1968

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 27


The gathering of what the author considered his finest unpublished journal entries from his three visits to Walden Pond—1938, 1947 and 1965. [750 copies printed]. Fine copy in lightly aged d.j. View more info

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COUNTRYMAN'S JOURNAL

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36


Stories from small town America, Derleth's own Sac Prairie—a village in Sauk City, written like a diary. Excellent woodcut illustrations by Grisha Dotzenko. A fine copy with page tops lightly dusted; d.j. lightly aged at spine. View more info

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WISCONSIN COUNTRY

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Candlelight Press: 1965

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 37


Further entries from small town America, Derleth's own Sac Prairie—a village in Sauk City, written like a diary. Excellent woodcut illustrations by Frank utpatel. A fine copy with page tops lightly dusted; d.j. lightly aged at spine. View more info

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ARKHAM HOUSE:The First 20 Years 1939-1959

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1959

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1107


A bibliography of the noted publisher with an introduction by Derleth and all author/titles published up to that time. Contents of each book is also listed. [815 copies printed]. Of the 815 printed, 80 were printed in light boards. This copy is one of the 80 in boards. Fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ5. View more info

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ARKHAM HOUSE:The First 20 Years 1939-1959—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1959

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1109


A bibliography of the noted publisher with an introduction by Derleth and all author/titles published up to that time. Contents of each book is also listed. [815 copies printed]. This copy — one issued in paper covers, is SIGNED by the editor. Fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ6. View more info

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T.E. LAWRENCE: THE MINT—Jonathan Cape, London, 1955. First Edition.

By: LAWRENCE, T.E.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1955

Edition: First

Seller ID: 102


Sometime after his heroics in the Arab Revolt and perhaps a nervous breakdown, Lawrence enlisted in the Royal Air Force under the alias of John Hume Ross. Unmasked and booted out, Lawrence enlisted in the Tank Corps only to a short time later be reenlisted in the R.A.F., again and during that time wrote of those experiences for this book published twenty years after his death. A peculiar book in that "the coarse words automatic in barrack-room speech have been eliminat... View more info

SELECTED LETTERS VOLUMES I-V - 1911-1937.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965-1976

Edition: [First editions]

Seller ID: 673


A very handsome complete set of first editions of the Arkham House, SELECTED LETTERS volumes in Fine condition in dust-jackets. VOL. 1, 1911-24. Letters to his earliest chums - primarily amateurs - such as Reinhardt Kleiner, James Morton, Maurice Moe, the brilliant Alfred Galpin, and his aunts. But then beginning in 1921 his correspondences with Frank Belknap Long and Clark Ashton Smith and the advent of WEIRD TALES in 1923, the interest picks up! Three photographs of ... View more info

SIX CRISES

By: NIXON, Richard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Garden City. NY., Doubleday: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33


Recently defeated in the 1960 Presidential election by Democrat, John F.Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon found himself with still seething political ambitions and much time on his hands and decided to write a book. SIX CRISES, documents Nixon's own thoughts and actions during what he deemed the most significant events in his political life, up to that time: THE HISS CASE, Nixon's controversial FUND of the 1952 campaign, PRESIDENT EISENHOWER's heart attack, Nixon's visit and t... View more info

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SELECTED LETTERS OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 408


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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CATALOG 6: Modern Literature

By: SQUIRES, Ray

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: 154


Highlights of this twenty-one page catalog include, mportant materials by Lovecraft, Derleth, Cabell, Machen, Sterling and Smith: FAHRENHEIT 451the 200 copy asbestos edition by RAY BRADBURY. Also included is the 3-page essay by Squires on HPL'S, SHUNNED HOUSE—"THE MYSTERY OF THE SHUNNED HOUSE," and a copy of THE SHUNNED HOUSE bound by BARLOW, also includes postcards from HPL to CAS and much more CAS material. Lovecraft, Derleth, Cabell, Machen, Sterling and Smith are... View more info

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ROY A. SQUIRES: CATALOG 1: Bibliographic Catalog of the largest collection ever offered for sale of the works of CLARK ASHTON SMITH & H.P. LOVECRAFT. One of a selection of Squires catalogs offered.

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1968

Edition: First

Seller ID: 149


The first catalog issued by Roy A. Squires—A twelve-page catalog— typeset by hand and printed by Squires on his own press. Highlights include 160 letters from HPL to CLARK ASHTON SMITH, the BARLOW bound copy of THE SHUNNED HOUSE inscribed from BARLOW to HPL, THE CATS OF ULTHAR initialed by BARLOW—"RHB", THE NOTES AND COMMONPLACE BOOK, sixty postcards to CAS and other notable materials. Heavily sought after. A fine copy. Scarce. View more info

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CATALOG 20: Philip K. Dick & Friends, Hal Clement, H.P. Lovecraft & Friends

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 150


Much notable material including 28 SIGNED paperbacks by PKD, A SCANNER DARKLY manuscript, and other notable materials. HPL's rarest publication—THE MATERIALIST TODAY—at that time the only known copy, was offered for $17,500. There has since—I believe—one other copy verified and one unverified copy in existence. A fine copy in stiff-paper covers. View more info

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CATALOG 17: Fine Press, History & Bibliography, High Spots

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 151


A catalog of twenty-pages. Highlights include RAY BRADBURY'S 1st publised story appearence—HOLLERBOCHEN'S DILEMMA, a nice selection of PHILIP K. DICK books, signed by the author, books by H.P. Lovecraft, including early bibliographies, books by JACK VANCE, and other interesting materials. A fine copy. View more info

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CATALOG 18: Books, Autographs & Ephemerae

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: 152


Catalog 18 is comprised of twenty-pages. Highlights include, a complete run of the scarce fanzine—PRESENTING MOONSHINE—44 issues, AUGUST DERLETH's scarcest book—LOVE LETTERS TO CAITLIN, a selection of books by publisher, DONALD M. GRANT, a listing of books by HPL, and other interesting material. View more info