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THIS MORTAL COIL.

By: ASQUITH, Cynthia.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1947

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1127


The authoress' first book of macabre fiction; nine stories. [2609 Copies Printed]. The fifth book by a British writer issued after the War by Arkham House. Slight aging to d.j., edges as usual, else a fiine unread copy in Ronald Cline d.j. #RMJ24. View more info

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LORD KELVIN'S MACHINE. Signed by the author & dated the month of publication.

By: BLAYLOCK, James P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI:, Arkham House,: 1992.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 214

ISBN: 0870541633

Condition: Fine.


Langdon St. Ives & the dreaded Dr. Ignacio Narbondo ride again! One of James Turner's better additions to the "library" as editor of Arkham House. Potter's illustrations are damn fine! SIGNED by the author & dated the month of publication. View more info

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UNDER THE HORNS—AN ORIGINAL TYPESCRIPT FROM DARK MIND, DARK HEART. Arkham House, 1962. Signed by the author.

By: BLOCH, Robert

Price: $1,000.00

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

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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 twenty-seven of Bradbury's best early horrors, primarily from WEIRD TALES. Bradbury was a true Master of Horror, but as time ... View more info

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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: $1,200.00

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 what was in my mind. Until then I suppose I shall continue to disturb myself." Three of the seven pages are a little faint be... View more info

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NEW TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS

By: CAMPBELL, Ramsey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1980

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 569


A notable anthology edited by Ramsey Campbell, featuring Stephen King, Attanasio, T.E.D. Klein, and previous Arkham House oldtimers, Brian Lumley, Frank Belknap Long, David Drake and Basil Copper. This popular edition went into three printings, this being the second. Fine in d.j. View more info

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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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FEARFUL PLEASURES

By: COPPARD, A.E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1946

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1136


Twenty-two tales and a most entertaining introduction by the author espousing his complete disbelief in the supernatural, only to give examples in his own life which could lead anyone to believe in the supernatural! "It is not to be explained why the supernatural which is so fearsome to experience, is so attractive to peruse, why so rich a thrill is got from reading what would be death for us to encounter.—A.E. Coppard from his foreword. A fine to very-fine fresh copy, with the merest trace of age at folds and white areas of d.j. as usual. A very nice copy. [4033 Copies Prined]. #RMJ32. View more info

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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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EIGHT TALES

By: DE LA MARE, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 565


Slim little volume. [2992 copies printed]. A fine copy in d.j. View more info

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100 BOOKS by AUGUST DERLETH—200 Hardbound.

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1125


". . . 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. Some rubbing 'round the edges, but less than usual. One of 200 hardbound in decorated boards! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection. #RMJ22. 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, Arkham House Collection. #RMJ23. 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 lightly bumped with dusting to page edges; a trace of color rubbing to top of d.j., with a 1/4 piece of old tape residue. Still a... 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 the author.

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $250.00

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 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

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HARRIGAN'S FILE

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 564


"All the Science Fiction August Derleth, ever wrote." Seventeen stories. As new in 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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THE TRAIL OF CTHULHU

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1962.

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1252


Stories originally published in WEIRD TALES gathering all the Dr. Laban Shrewsbury appearances. Derleth discusses HPL's, CTHULHU MYTHOS, listing the thirteen HPL tales which form the core of the MYTHOS, in a concluding postscript. Nice white-paper copy SIGNED by the author on the fly-leaf. Excellent d.j., work by one of the best of the Arkham House artists—RICHARD TAYLOR. Very slight darkening at spine. [2470 copies printed]. #RMJ56 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