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Image for WILLIAM ASHBLESS/JAMES BLAYLOCK/TIM POWERS: THE COMPLETE TWELVE HOURS OF THE NIGHT—SIGNED BY THREE! IN CUSTOM CLAMSHELL TRAYCASE.

WILLIAM ASHBLESS/JAMES BLAYLOCK/TIM POWERS: THE COMPLETE TWELVE HOURS OF THE NIGHT—SIGNED BY THREE! IN CUSTOM CLAMSHELL TRAYCASE.

By: ASHBLESS, William (James P. Blaylock & Tim Powers).

Price: $300.00

Publisher: [Roanoak, Virginia]:, [Cheap Street],: 1985.

Edition: First printing.

Seller ID: 918


Noted in the "Tim Powers Bibliography" Secret Histories," p. 155, this spoof was produced by Jan & George O'Nale of CHEAP STREET publishers in an edition of only 355 copies - as a special printed give-away to accompany a panel with James P. Blaylock & Tim Powers in Tucson for the 1985 World Fantasy Convention. This wonderful chapbook of only eight pages including covers reprints a 24 line poem with the line-leads being, "YOURRIGHTINTHEGROOVEKID" by the noted or should ... View more info

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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

Image for ROBERT BLOCH: PSYCHO.  Simon & Schuster, 1959.  First edition. SIGNED & INSCRIBED to H.P. Lovecraft biographer and researcher—Arthur Koki. Fine fresh copy.

ROBERT BLOCH: PSYCHO. Simon & Schuster, 1959. First edition. 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

Image for RAY BRADBURY: DARK CARNIVAL.  Arkham House, 1946.  [First edition]. [3112 copies]. Author's first book—SIGNED.

RAY BRADBURY: DARK CARNIVAL. Arkham House, 1946. [First edition]. [3112 copies]. Author's first book—SIGNED.

By: BRADBURY, Ray.

Price: $2,200.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1947

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1121


I have always maintained that after HPL, the most important/influential author published by Arkham House was Ray Bradbury: Bradbury was the founding father of the California Writer revolution of the 1950's-60's, influencing those who intentionally broke away from the HPL and more Gothic tradition of horror; Charles Beaumont, George Clayton Johnson, William F. Nolan, Dennis Etchison, Harlan Ellison, and others who brought horror "into the light." DARK CARNIVAL collects ... 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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THIS WOUND

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Prairie Press: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 21


Love poetry, dedicated to "Mara," a male lover of Derleth's. With Wood engravings by Frank Utpatel. [350 copies printed].SIGNED by both the author and artist—"With cordial regards." A fine copy with lightly aged d.j., spine. Bound in 1/4 cloth. A handsome fine press book. View more info

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PSYCHE—SIGNED—INSCRIBED TO ROY A. SQUIRES

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Prairie Press: 1953

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 41


Early love poetry from the noted resident of Sauk City, founder of Arkham House, and prolific fictioneer. Lost-love poetry. SIGNED & INSCRIBED, association copy, by the author to his friend, publisher, Roy A. Squires—"For Roy Squires, A love story. August Derleth. A fine copy; d.j. shows a little age-darkening at spine and a few places on d.j.; 1/4" closed tear. A fine-press printing of only 300 copies. 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 OF THE MOON—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1947

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 48


Over four hundred pages of verse with a macabre bent, covering the best of the past two hundred years. Errata leaf noting copyright corrections to Stephen Vincent Benet and Lizzie Woodworth Reese, glued in. The scarcer 1st dust-jacket state in green lettering with $3.00 price. A v.g., tight copy copy, with moderate aging at page edges, one-corner just tipped; 1/2" closed-tear at base of d.j., spine., with light edge-wear. A very presentable copy SIGNED by Derleth. View more info

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THE ADVENTURE OF THE ORIENT EXPRESS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Candlelight Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 5


A Solar Pons tale long enough to issue as a separate chapsized booklet. Verty attractive little booklet illustrated most effectively by Henry Lauritzen. SIGNED, with "Best Wishes" by the author. Issued in a small edition, the booklet was reprinted the same year. Corner bumped, else a fine fresh copy. View more info

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CAITLIN

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Iowa City, The Prairie Press: 1969

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 25


The author's first of three, poetry books dedicated to his new and last love—Caitlin—a married, twenty-five year old student of his. [400 copies printed]. SIGNED by both author and artist Frank Utpatel—"For Roy Squires, a love story—August Derleth & Frank Utpatel." A fine copy in slightly aged at spine d.j. 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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THE TRAIL OF CTHULHU

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1962.

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1252


Stores originally published in WEIRD TALES gathering all the Dr. Laban Shrewsbury appearances. Derleth discusses HPL's, CTHULHU MYTHOS, listing the thirteen HPL tales which form the core of the MYTHOS, in a concluding postscript. Nice white-paper copy SIGNED by the author on the fly-leaf. Excellent d.j., work by one of the best of the Arkham House artist—RICHARD TAYLOR. Very slight darkening at spine. [2470 copies printed]. #RMJ56 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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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

Image for PHILIP K. DICK: EYE IN THE SKY—SIGNED. Ace Books, 1957. Superb copy!

PHILIP K. DICK: EYE IN THE SKY—SIGNED. Ace Books, 1957. Superb copy!

By: DICK, Philip K.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York,, Ace: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1155


One of the early PKD novels—Ace D-261, published as a "Double" although it was long enough to be issued by itself. Signed by author at Roy A. Squires's home in the 1980's. A very fine copy. Rare in this condition! #JS39. View more info

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INTRODUCTIONIST TIM POWERS

PHILIP K. DICK—UBIK: THE SCREENPLAY. SIGNED BY INTRODUCTIONIST TIM POWERS

By: DICK, PHILIP K. (Tim Powers)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Corroboree Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 833


One of the few screenplays PKD wrote based upon perhaps his most bizarre novel—UBIK—an interesting takeoff on the Dead who are not Dead. PKD's version of the Zombie theme. It's a faster read in screenplay form, differing slightly from the novel and the book is illustrated with tip-in color illustrations of the UBIK spraycan. This copy is SIGNED by Tim Powers, friend to PKD who wrote the introduction. Nice production. Fine in d.j. [1250 copies produced, only] View more info

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HARLAN ELLISON: STRANGE WINE—Harper & Row, 1978. First Edition. SIGNED by author.

By: ELLISON, Harlan

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 133


Collection of fifteen tales from the author's middle period, including the notable HITLER PAINTED ROSES, THE DIAGNOSIS OF DR. D'ARQUEANGEL, CROATOAN, and others. SIGNED by the late author. Lightly rubbed d.j., slight bump to top of spine of d.j. near fine. View more info

Image for HARLAN ELLISON: SHATTERDAY. Houghton Mifflin, 1980. First Edition.  With scarce  Leo & Diane Dillon designed bookplate in original envelope, limited to 1000, SIGNED by the author, as issued from the publisher.

HARLAN ELLISON: SHATTERDAY. Houghton Mifflin, 1980. First Edition. With scarce Leo & Diane Dillon designed bookplate in original envelope, limited to 1000, SIGNED by the author, as issued from the publisher.

By: ELLISON, Harlan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 134


A collection of sixteen stories, most notable being the title-story, ALL THE LIES THAT ARE MY LIFE, and JEFFTY IS FIVE. This copy bears the SIGNED, NUMBERED bookplate of 1000, printed by the publisher, designed by Leo and Diane Dillon for the book, that was distributed at the 1980 NOREASCON in Boston. It is signed by ELLISON. With the original printed envelope from the publisher. Fine in lightly rubbed d.j. View more info

Image for HARLAN ELLISON: ALL THE LIES THAT ARE MY LIFE.  Underwood/Miller, 1980. First Edition. Limited to 200 SIGNED & NUMBERED copies.

HARLAN ELLISON: ALL THE LIES THAT ARE MY LIFE. Underwood/Miller, 1980. First Edition. Limited to 200 SIGNED & NUMBERED copies.

By: ELLISON, Harlan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco/Columbia, PA, Underwood-Miller: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 135


A notable book, featuring a lengthy, fictional-autobiographical-tale that didn't quite reach novel length, fleshed out by afterwards by authors who were the author's friends—Robert Silverberg, Norman Spinrad, Vonda McIntyre, Robert Sheckley, Philip José Farmer, Edward Bryant, and Thomas Disch. An edition limited to only 200 SIGNED, NUMBERED copies by the author. As usual, a handsome book, from this distinguished publisher. Fine in d.j. View more info