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Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1940. Octavo, single issue, cover by Robert Fuqua, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine.
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1946. Octavo, single issue, cover by Robert Gibson Jones. pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Espionage thriller involving military secrets, Soviet agents, German agents and Rumanian oil. Filmed in 1943, directed by Raoul Walsh with George Raft, Sidney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and Turhan Bey from a script by W.R. Burnett.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-280 [281-284], printed wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first U. S. edition. Signed inscription by Ambler on the half title page to Otto Penzler: "To Otto, enviously, / I've never even seen / this book at this stage -- / Eric Ambler / 21 IX 81." Signed and dated a second time on the title page. This is an advance reading/review copy. Espionage thriller involving military secrets, Soviet agents, German agents and Rumanian oil. Filmed in 1943, directed by Raoul Walsh with George Raft, Sidney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and Turhan Bey from a script by W.R. Burnett.
London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, . Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-319 . cloth. First edition. Published in the U.K. as The Mask of Dimitrios. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone volume. Made into a 1944 film featuring Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre, screenplay credit to Frank Gruber.
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1991. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 26 lettered copies signed by the Amber. The 26 copy lettered edition is the only signed limited of this title. Ambler would not sign a numbered edition. Introduction by Ambler. Includes eight stories, six feature Dr. Czissar, a refugee Czech detective written during World War II.
New York: Republic Features Syndicate, Inc., 1957. Small octavo, two issues, all published, covers by Bob Maguire and Victor Olson, pictorial wrappers. Digest sized magazine. Spy fiction with original material. Featured a lead novel and shorter pieces. Lyle Kenyon Engel is listed as editor but the actual editorial work was by author Michael Avallone. The first issue lead novel was by John Jakes which was re-worked later as a Nick Carter paperback. The well received magazine lasted only two issues as it and it's sister magazines were done in by a strike. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 26-27.
New York: Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc., 1943. Octavo, single issue, cover by Saunders, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. War fiction.
London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Farcical novel of a secret society. "The Egyptologists are the members of the Metropolitan Egyptological Society housed in London, and just what goes on or comes off in the Isis Room is not revealed until the end of this long legpull. It is also withheld from their wives who, in boredom, form a solid bloc; but when they are summoned by the Yard (the Superintendent insists on admission), threatened with the visitation of an outsider and a public viewing on television, it all becomes sufficiently Pharanoid to result in their dissolution. "We're twee; you see. We know so well that what we're up to is the least twee of human activities..." Well, you can skip the hieroglyphic twee and settle down to being twitted with some aimless nonsense. Most of the characters are faceless but one of them could be Peter Sellers." - Kirkus Review, February, 1965. Filmed as a made for TV Czech movie.
London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First edition. An alternate history novel in which the world is ruled by a Catholic Pope. Winner of the 1976 John W. Campbell Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-17. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 80. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 373. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 43-7.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1966. Octavo, boards. First edition. "Amis' conglomerate chronicle, a little science fiction (the genre he charted in New Maps of Hell), possibly a spy thriller (remember, he anatomized Fleming's oeuvre), some satire (he is a splendid satirist) uses many techniques, all the way from mischievous parody to more serious protest. ... All in all, it might be classed as an intellectual thriller-- it's a work of considerable originality and agility and it should keep its readers firmly captive, midway between attention and admiration." - Kirkus Review, August 1, 1966.
London, Melboune, Sydney, Auckland, Johannesburg: Hutchinson, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Selection of seventeen stories from the period 1940-1962. Authors include Frederik Pohl, Brian Aldiss, James Blish, Kurt Vonnegut, J. G. Ballard, Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Jerome Bixby and others.
London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First edition. "One of Amis's best forays into fantasy ... Amis effectively weds his acidic view of modern life with bizarre events and imagery in this sophisticated yet chilling ghost story." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 7-8. Made into a three part British television series (1990). Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-11. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Novels 86. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 65. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 42. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 661-65.
New York: Ballantine Books, . Small octavo, cover by Richard Powers, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. "Instrumental in gaining SF a wider and more thoughtful critical acceptance, this is one of the best of the earlier critical studies." - Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 8-4. This study "was the first serious treatment of SF by a reputable mainstream novelist and, thanks to [this] Ballantine mass-market paperback,... the first critical work on SF to reach a wide audience... Though there are clear gaps in his knowledge of the field, Amis does not look down on genre writers, his style remains sharp and acerbic, and his book is justifiably cited as one of the landmarks in gaining broad recognition for the genre." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 8-7.
London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., . Octavo, [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii]  2-279 [280, blank] + 24 page publishers catalog dated January 1923, original red cloth, front stamped in black and blind, spine stamped in black. First edition. Melodramatic novel of a young man who has lost his memory and also suffering from shell shock and his treatment.
[Stafford, VA]. Northwoods Press, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition, paperback issue. Trade paperback format. Contributors include Margaret Louise Carter, Steve Eng, Stephanie Stearns, W. Paul Ganley, and eleven others.
San Francisco: Privately Printed, 1965. Octavo, cloth. First edition. An uncommon title. Contributors include: Anthony Boucher, Edgar W. Smith, Poul Anderson, Fritz Leiber and many others.
New York: Gnome Press, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition, first binding of light blue boards with spine panel lettered in dark blue. Signed by Dickson on the title page. Collects six Hoka stories including "The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound," a Sherlockian pastiche.
New York: Gnome Press, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition, first binding of light blue boards with spine panel lettered in dark blue. Collects six Hoka stories including "The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound," a Sherlockian pastiche.
New York: Camelot Books/Published by Avon [and] Avon.  & . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition and second paperback edition. Both books with signed inscription from Poul Anderson. Collects six Hoka stories including "The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound," a Sherlockian pastiche. Vaughn Bode cover art on the first volume.
Philadelphia and New York: Chilton Books, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects four Dominic Flandry stories, "Tiger by the Tail," "Warriors from Nowhere," "Honorable Enemies," and "Hunters of the Sky Cave" (a.k.a. "A Handful of Stars" and, in book form, WE CLAIM THERE STARS!).
London: William Heinemann Ltd., . Octavo, boards. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-5.