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Image for 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.

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

Image for FANTASMS: A Jack Vance Bibliography: Underwood/Miller, 1978. One of 100 hardbound copies.

FANTASMS: A Jack Vance Bibliography: Underwood/Miller, 1978. One of 100 hardbound copies.

By: (VANCE, Jack)

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First

Seller ID: 536


An excellent bibliography listing more than 150 items illustrated with very helpful photographs. One of 100 hardbound copies. A fine copy. View more info

Image for POUL ANDERSON: LET THE SPACEMEN BEWARE!  Dennis Dobson, London, 1969.  First hardcover edition, SIGNED by the author.

POUL ANDERSON: LET THE SPACEMEN BEWARE! Dennis Dobson, London, 1969. First hardcover edition, SIGNED by the author.

By: ANDERSON, Poul

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1969

Edition: First Hardcover Edition

Seller ID: 13


Novel originally published by Ace books in 1963. SIGNED by the author on the title-page. Near fine copy in price-clipped d.j., as was common practice with UK imports. A few traces of foxing to some fore-edges. Fresh copy. View more info

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

Condition: As new.


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

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

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

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ROBERT BLOCH: UNDER THE HORNS—AN ORIGINAL TYPESCRIPT FROM DARK MIND, DARK HEART. Arkham House, 1962.

By: BLOCH, Robert

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 546


The original typed manuscript as submitted to August Derleth for his 1962 anthology—DARK MIND, DARK HEART— is the first story in the book. The 4200 word manuscript is SIGNED upon the title-page by the author. Typesetters markings throughout. Arkham House manuscripts are rarely offered. It is in fine condition and is housed within a deluxe clamshell-box, designed by the noted book binder, Gray Parrot. 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

Image for RAMSEY CAMPBELL: DEMONS BY DAYLIGHT—THE END OF A SUMMER'S DAY—Arkham House, 1973. Author's carbon typescript, SIGNED.  "As far as I'm concerned this is the most disturbing story in the book"—Ramsey Campbell.

RAMSEY CAMPBELL: DEMONS BY DAYLIGHT—THE END OF A SUMMER'S DAY—Arkham House, 1973. Author's carbon typescript, SIGNED. "As far as I'm concerned this is the most disturbing story in the book"—Ramsey Campbell.

By: CAMPBELL, Ramsey

Price: $750.00

Publisher: DEMONS BY DAYLIGHT, Arkham House: 1973

Seller ID: 520


Ramsey Campbell's SIGNED 7-page, 2400 word, carbon typescript of his story—THE END OF A SUMMER'S DAY, published in the Arkham House book—DEMONS BY DAYLIGHT. Additionally there is a postscript to the story on the typescript that was not included in the AH book—"As far as I'm concerned this is the most disturbing story in the book. It virtually wrote itself; the man went blind before I realized; Freudians may be able to read the code of the narrative and explain wh... View more info

Image for RAMSEY CAMPBELL: NEW TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS—Arkham House, 1980. First edition. Features CROUCH END by Stephen King.

RAMSEY CAMPBELL: NEW TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS—Arkham House, 1980. First edition. Features CROUCH END by Stephen King.

By: CAMPBELL, Ramsey. (Stephen KING)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1092


Nine original tales saluting H.P. Lovecraft:Contributors include, Stephen King, Frank Belknap Long, A.A. Attanasio, Brian Lumley, Basil Copper, T.E.D. Klein, David Drake, Martin S. Warnes, and also editor Ramsay Campbell. Two-page intro by Campbell. One of the best and fastest selling Arkham House books, having gone into three printings. First edition as noted. [3647 copies]. Fine in d.j. #32JS. View more info

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AMAZING STORIES. 1934, September—THE PLUTONIAN DRUG

By: CLARK ASHTON SMITH

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 466


Very nice copy V.g.+ to Near Fine. Features the first appearance of the Clark Ashton Smith—THE PLUTONIAN DRUG and his only appearance in AMAZING. Untrimmed, nice spine. View more info

Image for L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP: DEMONS AND DINOSAURS—Arkham House, 1970.  [First edition]. [500 copies].

L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP: DEMONS AND DINOSAURS—Arkham House, 1970. [First edition]. [500 copies].

By: DE CAMP, L. Sprague

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1970

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1105


Seventy pages of light-hearted, clever poetry. Introduction by the author's friend, Lin Carter. Printed in London. [500 copies printed]. The usual light rubbing to d.j., else fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ3. View more info

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SOMETHING NEAR

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1945

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 43


Twenty tales harvested primarily from WEIRD TALES, including four set in HPL's, CTHULHU MYTHOS. Derleth's 2nd Arkham House book. Being the editor/publisher of Arkham House afforded Derleth the opportunity to reprint his own works at certain intervals, enabling him to raise some cash to put back into publishing other authors work. A clever and financially at times, much needed boost to keep Arkham House afloat. [2054 copies printed]. A near-fine copy, two corners light... 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 THINGS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1971

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 52


Anthology edited by Derleth with tales by HPL & Derleth, REH & Derleth, Robert Bloch, Ramsey Campbell, Basil Copper, Jacobi, Brennan, Metcalf, Lumley, Emil Petaja and others. A sharp crisp copy, as new in d.j. [3051 copies printed] 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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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

WHEN EVIL WAKES

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1963

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 57


Fine collection of sixteen supernatural tales the great majority gathered from Arkham House publications. Authors include, Brits—John Metcalf, H. Russell Wakefield, as well as H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch, Henry S. Whitehead, Joseph Payne Brennan and others. An uncommon anthology and not usualy found in this condition. A fine bright copy in d.j. showing some wear at edges;, still v.g. View more info

SLEEP NO MORE

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1944

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 58


A collection of classic weird tales including H.P. Lovecraft-THE RATS IN THE WALLS, Robert E. Howard—THE BLACK STONE, M.R. James–COUNT MAGNUS, Frank Long—THE BLACK DRUID, and others. This copy is SIGNED by contributor, FRANK BELKNAP LONG. Fully illustrated with wonderful illustrations by LEE BROWN COYE. A v.g.-, copy with slight fading to top of cloth, previous owner's name, wear at edges of d.j., with a chip at head of spine—good +. Copy shows its age but is ... View more info