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THE GENERAL's WIFE

By: STRAUB, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: West Kingston, RI, Donald M. Grant: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 124


Originally conceived as a salute to Carlos Williams and to've been part of his massive novel, Floating Dragon, The General's Wife was excised and published separately, first in Twilight Zone magazine. One of 1250 numbered copies SIGNED by the author, and artist, Thomas Canty. A fine copy, issued w/o d.j. View more info

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THE BLUE ROSE— Underwood/Miller, 1985. Copy #6 of 600 Signed, Numbered and Slipcased.

By: STRAUB, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco/Columbia, PA, Underwood—Miller: 1985

Edition: First

Seller ID: 532


Of a Signed, Slipcased, Numbered edition, this is copy #6. Another of the handsome Underwood-Miller productions, one of the premier specialty publishers of the 1980's. A fine unread copy in d.j. View more info

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LORD OF THE RINGS: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King. FIRST FOLIO SOCIETY, edition, 1977.

By: TOLKIEN, J.R.R.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 555


Boxed set of leather spined over cloth, books of J.R.R. Tolkien's immortal series. Modern, interpretive illustration by Ingahild Grathmer, breathe an interesting new perspective into the works. Limitation unknown, but difficult to find in their first printings. A handsome set with excellent production values. Unread copies, the slipcase is a little aged at edges with 1/4" paper- chip at top of box. A fine set, issued w/o dust-wrappers. View more info

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JACK VANCE: THE DYING EARTH—Underwood/Miller, 1976. 1st hardcover. SIGNED, edition limited to 111 copies!

By: VANCE, Jack

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Columbia, PA, Underwood-Miller: 1976

Edition: First Hardcover Edition

Seller ID: 15


The Jack Vance classic, issued in a lovely limited edition illustrated by George Barr. Only 1111 copies produced, this being one of the 111 with the special limitation plate, the book SIGNED by both author and artist. The cornerstone book in a Vance collection. One tiny nick to d.j., else as new unread. View more info

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JACK VANCE: THE EYES OF THE OVERWORLD—Underwood/Miller publishers, 1977. Limited edition, SIGNED!

By: VANCE, Jack

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco/Columbia, PA., Underwood-Miller: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 130


A series of linked stories forming this novel about Vance's most popular character—CUGEL the clever. Often considered the author's best book. The first limited printed of 1500 copies, featuring the magical illustration of Stephen Fabian. SIGNED by the author on the title-page. A fine copy in d.j. View more info

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THE MOON MOTH And Other Stories

By: VANCE, Jack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1975

Edition: First

Seller ID: 143


Reprints the 1965 ACE paperback edition in it's first hardbound appearance. Tales include the title-story, The World Between, The On Salvation Bluff, and Brain of the Galaxy. Arresting cover illustration by Richard Weaver. An unclipped price on d.j. A fine copy in d.j. View more info

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SCIENCE FICTION & MYSTERY NOVELS: ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS, BY JACK VANCE. ROY A. SQUIRES, CATALOG 12.

By: VANCE, JACK.

Price: $75.00

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

Seller ID: 126

Condition: Fine.


Another fine example of Squires' "themed" catalogues. This one features 28 manuscript packages of manuscripts from the recently departed and great Fantasy/SF writer, Jack Vance. The packages include the author's original holograph notes for the story, 1st drafts, 2nd drafts, proof copies etc....VERY COMPLETE! I stupidly resisted buying one despite Roy's urgings. One of my many haunting regrets! Squires catalogues 1-20 plus supplement have become highly cherished collectors items especially for those of us who knew him personally; the early ones are quite scarce and expensive as are the one... View more info

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TO LIVE FOREVER. Ballantine Books. 1956. First Edition. The author's first hardcover book.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York,, Ballantine: 1956.

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 420


Jack Vance's first novel. One of the scarce and very desireable Ballantine hardcover issuances. 1st binding, dark blue cloth with red lettering. Light dusting at page edges, 1/8 x 1/4 hole in d.j., spine,1/2" closed tear at top of rear panel; slight d.j., wear at edges commensurate with age. Nice tight copy. View more info

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THE DURDANE TRILOGY: (3 VOLS.) The faceless Man, The Brave Free Men and The Asutra.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Columbia, PA.,, Underwood/Miller,: 1983.

Edition: [First American Hardbound Edition]

Seller ID: 1273


The Faceless Man, The Brave Free Men, and The Asutra make up the DURDANE TRILOGY. Handsome books, well bound. Fine in d.j. View more info

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STRANGE HARVEST—Galley proofs of the entire book! Arkham House, 1965.

By: WANDREI, Donald

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 524


A very complete set of galley proofs including the dust-jacket blurbs, spine lettering and biography. —of STRANGE HARVEST. Galley proofs so complete, for Arkham House books, are rare. View more info

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THE EYE AND THE FINGER

By: WANDREI, Donald

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI., Arkham House: 1944

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96


The author's first published prose work—twenty-one supernatural/science fiction—short stories gathered primarily from Astounding, and Weird Tales magazines. Tight very good copy with fingerprints to cloth and moderate rubbing, one corner bump, small spot of color loss at bottom cloth edge ; d.j., nice but faded to tan. V.g., in v.g.-, d.j. View more info

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DONALD WANDREI: POEMS FOR MIDNIGHT—Arkham House, 1964. [First edition], [742 copies printed]. SIGNED by author.

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

STRANGE HARVEST

By: WANDREI, Donald

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 517


STRANGE HARVEST was the author's 2nd book of fiction published by the publishing house he helped found. A lovely as new unread copy in d.j. View more info

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DONALD WANDREI: THE EYE AND THE FINGER. Arkham House, 1944. [First edition]. [1617 copies printed.] Arkham House's fifth book.

By: WANDREI, Donald.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1115


Twenty-One stories, reprinted primarily from ASTOUNDING and WEIRD TALES . [1617 copies printed]. Low print-run due to paper restrictions of WWII. Dust-jacket retains it's original green coloring with light soiling of spine; two corner nubs and some dusting to page edges; a nice tight copy. V.g.+ copy in v.g. d.j. . A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ13. View more info

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MANLY WADE WELLMAN: WHO FEARS THE DEVIL—Arkham House, 1963. [First edition]. [2058 copies]. Signed twice!

By: WELLMAN, Manly Wade

Price: $365.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: 118


"High on the peaks, deep in the hollows of the Southern mountains live some of the last natural people left in America, and around and upon them press supernatural matters not to be found anywhere else . . . "—Manly Wade Wellman a note from his book. Eleven tales of John-the-Baladeer. [2058 copies printed]. Signed twice by the author; signed and inscribed to a bookseller on the title-page, and once on a pasted in sticker—possibly a Gerry de la Ree copy, as he was one of the first persons to send out blank stickers to authors for their signatures. A terrific Lee Brown Coye, d.j., illust... View more info

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THE ONCE & FUTURE KING

By: WHITE, T.H.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1048


THE ONCE & FUTURE KING incorporates all four of the author's, Arthurian novels—THE SWORD IN THE STONE, THE WITCH IN THE WOOD, THE ILL-MADE KNIGHT, and the concluding volume, THE CANDLE IN THE WIND—"I have had the Matter of Britain on my hands for twenty years . . . I have tried to deal with every side of it—the clash between Might and Right, man's place in nature, the problem of war, the racial background which is an important part of the story, and with King Arthur's personal doom . . . I have tried to look at it through the eyes of young people, because I don't much believe in the mode... View more info

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JUMBEE and Other Uncanny Tales. Arkham House, 1944. [1559 copies]

By: WHITEHEAD, Henry S.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: [First Edition]. [1559 copies]

Seller ID: 1124


Fourteen stories harvested from WEIRD TALES magazine, with a 5-1/2 page introduction by Robert H. Barlow. Whitehead lead a colorful existence but did not begin serious fictioneering until he was stationed in the Virgin Islands for nine years as an Episcopal archdeacon. Barlow notes that Whitehead " . . . was a craftsman in his life and in his writing. . . his stories are the product of a cultivated and reflective mind and of an organized and dexterous pen." HPL was very fond of him. One of the more elusive AH titles. A few fingerprints to blue-black cloth; one corner just nubbed, light du... View more info