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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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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: $295.00

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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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

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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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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

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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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JUST FRIENDS AND BRAVE ENEMIES,

By: KENNEDY, Robert F.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1047


In 1962 only months before the Cuban Missle Crises, Attorney General, Robert F. Kennedy undertook a 30,000 mile world tour, speaking to students, politicians, and everyday people spreading the gospel of American goodwill. His speeches and noted commentary was documented into book form and published here. ALL profits from the book went to scholarships for students at universities in Japan, Indonesia and Berlin. Never more timely than today, political truths are echoed ... View more info

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THE DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE.

By: KING, Steven

Price: $900.00

Publisher: West Kingston, Rhode Island, Donald M. Grant: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1074


The 2nd volume in THE DARK TOWER series begins immediately after the first volume—Stephen King doesn't let us up for air! As the author confesses—"This work seems to be my own Tower, you know: these people haunt me, Roland (the Gunslinger) most of all. Do I really know what the Tower is? . . . Yes . . . and no. All I know is that the tale has called to me again and again over a period of seventeen years." A now popular series that the author never thought would see... View more info

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THE SURVIVOR AND OTHERS—SIGNED

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P. /DERLETH, August

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1957

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 50


Seven tales written by Derleth based upon notes and fragments by H.P. Lovecraft. SIGNED with a brief inscription by the author. [2096 copies printed]. A fine crisp copy of the book in a d.j., with a small snag and 1/4" closed tear at upper front edge in d.j., slight age to spine. View more info

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BRIAN LUMLEY: GHOUL WARNING. Only 80 SIGNED, hardcover copies of this scarce poetry book!

By: LUMLEY, Brian

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Heathfield, Spectre Press: 1982

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 28


The author's first—and only book of poetry which he desceibes in the Preface as —"Looking at these poems again, it suddenly dawns on me that I know what they are—stories I never got round to writing . . . There are poems for those of you who take your verse with a sprinkle of space-dust; heroic fantasy for all you S & S freaks; darkly macabre things for those of who prefer aslightly subtle approach, and of course, straight horror for those who like their meat red... View more info

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DONALD WANDREI: POEMS FOR MIDNIGHT—Arkham House, 1964. [First edition], [742 copies printed]. Signed!

By: WANDREI, Donald

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 121


This slim volume collects all the fantasy poetry of the author—including those from ECSTACY, BROKEN MIRRORS, and DARK ODYSSEY, along with six previously unpublished poems. The book includes four, pen & ink drawings by the author's brother, Howard. Briefly inscribed and signed, this copy came directly from Arkham House. [742 copies printed]. A crisp, virtually as new copy in d.j., without the usual spine fading. View more info