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Image for WEIRD TALES. June, 1923.    Featuring cover story—THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE— by EDGAR ALLEN POE, also THE PHANTOM WOLFHOUND, by Otis Adelbert Kline, and  part 2, the concluding half of THE MOON TERROR by A.G. Birch.

WEIRD TALES. June, 1923. Featuring cover story—THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE— by EDGAR ALLEN POE, also THE PHANTOM WOLFHOUND, by Otis Adelbert Kline, and part 2, the concluding half of THE MOON TERROR by A.G. Birch.

By: (KLINE, Otis Adelbert.)

Price: $850.00

Seller ID: 727


Weird Tales, June, 1923. Featuring cover story—THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE— by EDGAR ALLEN POE, also THE PHANTOM WOLFHOUND, by Otis Adelbert Kline, and part 2, the concluding half of THE MOON TERROR by A.G. Birch. WT was still feeling its way in th ese early issues. A fair copy, but these very very first issues are rare in any condition. A great filler issue until you can come up with the $5000 or more, for one in near fine condition.—and that's the old BOOKERY guide pricing!   Some loss of color and chipping to covers, two small chips to spine. The interior paper isn't bad, supp... View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES.   December 1924.  DEATH-WATERS by Frank Belknap Long, makes its first appearance.  Long's second appearance in WT.

WEIRD TALES. December 1924. DEATH-WATERS by Frank Belknap Long, makes its first appearance. Long's second appearance in WT.

By: (LONG, Frank Belknap)

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 715


Weird Tales, December 1924 in which DEATH-WATERS by Frank Belknap Long, makes its first appearance. Long's second appearance in WT. You can see the large chip missing from the cover, a little spine loss. The interior paper is toned but not too bad. The 1925 issues are just as difficult as 1923-24. Overall rating fair/good-. A good filler issue, until you can afford the thousands to buy a fine one! View more info

Image for  THOUGHTS AND PICTURES—Haverhill, Mass., 1932. 1st printing. Co-Published/Edited by H.P. Lovecraft.  
A TRYOUT publication.

THOUGHTS AND PICTURES—Haverhill, Mass., 1932. 1st printing. Co-Published/Edited by H.P. Lovecraft. A TRYOUT publication.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P. ) KUNTZ, EUGENE B.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Haverhill, Mass., H.P. Lovecraft/ C.W. Smith: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 513


Lovecraft edited this little chapbook of poetry from an amateur "oldtimer" of whom he was quite fond. Hyman Bradofsky, publisher of THE CALIFORNIAN and correspondent of HPL's told me that HPL "touched up" some—if not all of these poems." Lovecraft wrote a two-page introduction defining Dr. Kuntz's poetry, thusly—"often Alexandrine—. . . exhibiting apt and stately compound words sometimes coined with vast originality and spontaneousness." From the HYMAN BRADOFSKY collection. One of only three books edited by HPL. These early amateur publications are rare. Quite a nice copy, with Pi... View more info

Image for THE TRYOUT.  Jan., 1930. Vol. 13, No. 6.

THE TRYOUT. Jan., 1930. Vol. 13, No. 6.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS., C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 615


"LOVECRAFT has again been awarded a three star honor in the O'Brien list of best short stories in 1929. His story the Silver Ray]Key] is included in the O'Henry 's memorial prize volume of short stories."Perhaps more importantly, Mrs. W. Paul Cook burns herself so severly on the stove that she dies and Paul cook has a nervous breakdown preventing him from binding THE SHUNNED HOUSE. HPL06/17 View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES. February, 1925.   THE STATEMENT OF RANDOLPH CARTER, by H.P. Lovecraft, makes its first appearance.   Also contains SEA CHANGE by Henry S. Whitehead, and SCARF OF THE BELOVED by Greye LaSpina.

WEIRD TALES. February, 1925. THE STATEMENT OF RANDOLPH CARTER, by H.P. Lovecraft, makes its first appearance. Also contains SEA CHANGE by Henry S. Whitehead, and SCARF OF THE BELOVED by Greye LaSpina.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 717


Weird Tales, February, 1925. Featuring cover story—WHISPERING TUNNELS— A tale of Verdun, WW1, and Devil Worshipspiders, by Stephen Bagby; also most notably, THE STATEMENT OF RANDOLPH CARTER, by H.P. Lovecraft, makes its first appearance. Also contains SEA CHANGE by Henry S. Whitehead, and SCARF OF THE BELOVED by Greye LaSpina. Nearly complete spine, though soiled. The interior paper is darkened at edges,, ancient tape on rear panel, split at spine. A worn issue, but complete and interior paper pretty good. A most notable and collectible issue that would cost thousands if fine condit... View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES. April, 1925. Featuring cover story—WHEN THE GREEN STAR WANED— "Evil beings from the dark side of the Moun attack Aerth", by Nictzin Dyalhis; also most notably, DEAF, DUMB and BLIND, by C.M. Eddy, R., revised by H.P. Lovecraft.

WEIRD TALES. April, 1925. Featuring cover story—WHEN THE GREEN STAR WANED— "Evil beings from the dark side of the Moun attack Aerth", by Nictzin Dyalhis; also most notably, DEAF, DUMB and BLIND, by C.M. Eddy, R., revised by H.P. Lovecraft.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $375.00

Seller ID: 718


Weird Tales, April, 1925. Featuring cover story—WHEN THE GREEN STAR WANED— "Evil beings from the dark side of the Moun attack Aerth", by Nictzin Dyalhis; also most notably, DEAF, DUMB and BLIND, by C.M. Eddy, R., revised by H.P. Lovecraft, makes its first appearance. Also contains THE WIND THAT TRAMPS THE WORLD by Frank Owen, and INVADERS FROM THE DARK, part 1, by Greye LaSpina. Very good interior paper, slightly soiled covers, 1/2 the spine was missing, then reconstructed. Overall rating Good to good +, would be v.g., but for the spine. The 1925 issues are just as difficult as 1923-24... View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES. November, 1923.  Contains the story—THE INVISIBLE MONSTER— by Sonia Greene, ghost-written by H.P. Lovecraft.  These very very first issues are rare in any condition.

WEIRD TALES. November, 1923. Contains the story—THE INVISIBLE MONSTER— by Sonia Greene, ghost-written by H.P. Lovecraft. These very very first issues are rare in any condition.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $1,450.00

Seller ID: 728


Weird Tales, November, 1923. Contains the story—THE INVISIBLE MONSTER— by Sonia Greene, ghost-written by H.P. Lovecraft. Some internal ancient tape, spine complete. Moderate soiling and age. A fair/G copy, but these very very first issues are rare in any condition. A great filler issue until you can come up with the $5000 or more, for one in near fine condition.—and that's the old BOOKERY guide pricing!   View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES.  October, 1925.  Features THE WICKED FLEA by J.U. Giesy; also the 1st appearance of the longest-running character in W.T., Jules de Grandin in THE HORROR ON THE LINKS by Seabury Quinn.

WEIRD TALES. October, 1925. Features THE WICKED FLEA by J.U. Giesy; also the 1st appearance of the longest-running character in W.T., Jules de Grandin in THE HORROR ON THE LINKS by Seabury Quinn.

By: (QUINN, Seabury)

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 726


Weird Tales, October, 1925, features artist Andrew Brosnatch, cover for the story THE WICKED FLEA by J.U. Giesy; also the 1st appearance of the longest-running character in W.T., Jules de Grandin in THE HORROR ON THE LINKS by Seabury Quinn; THE PROPHET'S GRANDCHILDREN by E. Hoffmann Price; part 2 of 3 of Greye LaSpina's—THE GARGOYLE. WT was still experimenting with spine colors, this one is white. Complete spine, nice interior paper, a little general wear to covers. The 1925 issues are just as difficult as 1923-24. Overall rating V.g. View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES.  December, 1925.  Features a Jules de Grandin, cover story, THE TENANTS OF BROUSSAC by Seabury Quinn; also THE SEA THING by Frank Belknap Long, Jr., WHEN THE GRAVES WERE OPENED by Arthur J. Burks.

WEIRD TALES. December, 1925. Features a Jules de Grandin, cover story, THE TENANTS OF BROUSSAC by Seabury Quinn; also THE SEA THING by Frank Belknap Long, Jr., WHEN THE GRAVES WERE OPENED by Arthur J. Burks.

By: (WELLS, H.G.)

Price: $550.00

Seller ID: 724


Weird Tales, December, 1925, features a Jules de Grandin, cover story, THE TENANTS OF BROUSSAC by Seabury Quinn; also THE SEA THING by Frank Belknap Long, Jr., WHEN THE GRAVES WERE OPENED by Arthur J. Burks, THE VALLEY OF THE SPIDERS, by H.G. Wells, and WHAT WAS IT? by Fitz-James O'Brien. One of only two WT covers by Joseph Doolin, and the first Jules de Grandin cover. A very nice conditioned issue, red, nearly complete spine, fresh interior paper, no chips or tears. The 1925 issues are just as difficult as 1923-24. Overall rating V.g.+ View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES.  November 1925.  Features cover story THE STOLEN BODY by H.G. Wells; also LUKUNDOO by Edward Lucas-White, part 3 of 3 of Greye LaSpina's—THE GARGOYLE. From the Jerry Weist collection.

WEIRD TALES. November 1925. Features cover story THE STOLEN BODY by H.G. Wells; also LUKUNDOO by Edward Lucas-White, part 3 of 3 of Greye LaSpina's—THE GARGOYLE. From the Jerry Weist collection.

By: (WELLS, H.G.)

Price: $450.00

Seller ID: 725


Weird Tales, November, 1925. Features cover story THE STOLEN BODY by H.G. Wells; also LUKUNDOO by Edward Lucas-White, part 3 of 3 of Greye LaSpina's—THE GARGOYLE. From the Jerry Weist collection. Complete spine, 2 closed 1/2" tears at top of front cover. The 1925 issues are just as difficult as 1923-24. Overall rating V.g. View more info

Image for THE THING'S INCREDIBLE! The Secret Origins of WEIRD TALES.  Off-Trail Publications, 2018.  First Printing.  Signed by the author.

THE THING'S INCREDIBLE! The Secret Origins of WEIRD TALES. Off-Trail Publications, 2018. First Printing. Signed by the author.

By: LOCKE, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Elkhorn, Calif., Off-Trail Publications: 2018

Edition: First

Seller ID: 733


The origins, history, and demise of WEIRD TALES—The Unique Magazine, are brought to light by pulp expert, John Locke, sixty-five years after W.T., ceased publication. Scholarly researched with 600 citations, yet written in a pulp-paced style, as Locke details: How did W.T., begin? Why did it fail? What became of Jacob Clark Henneberger and John William Lansinger, the co-founders of W.T? How did Farnsworth Wright become editor? And what about H.P. Lovecraft, W.T., favorite son? Many revelations! SIGNED by the author. New, hardbound. Issued w/o d.j. View more info