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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

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

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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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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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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 7: Beyond the Bibliographies

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 155


Catalog 7 is comprised of twenty-four pages, subtitled, "Unique items for collectors who are not satisfied with mere completeness." Highlights include a letter from BARLOW and HPL to CAS, an original manuscript by RAY BRADBURY, letters from William Crawford to HPL, a letter from ROBERT E. HOWARD to CAS, letter from CARL JACOBI to CAS, two photographs of HPL, from the WANDREI collection, a proof-page from FRANK BELKNAP LONG's —THE GOBLIN TOWER, with an annotation in HP... View more info

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CATALOG 11: SCIENCE FICTION FANZINES & other Amateur Journals

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 156


Catalog 11 is comprised of twenty-eight pages with 284 offerings of rare amateur fanzine and journal publications. There are nearly one hundred entries for H.P. LOVECRAFT alone! Fine. View more info

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CATALOG 13: SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY, Books, Ephemerae, Autographs

By: SQUIRES, Roy A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 159


Highlights of this thirty-six page catalog include, BRADBURY'S scarcest printing—SUN AND SHADOW, eight pages of listings by H. P. LOVECRAFT, including detailed listings of letters from HPL to CAS, SOME CURRENT MOTIVES AND PRACTICES printed by BARLOW, original manuscripts and SCULPTURES by CLARK ASHTON SMITH, and much much more wonderful material. Fine. View more info