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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed photograph of Poul Anderson laid in. Barron (ed): Fantasy Literature 3-3 and 4A-6. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #18. Cawthorn and Moorcock: Fantasy: The 100 Best Books #73. Pringle: Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels #25.
New York: Avalon Books, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A male space explorer finds a matriarchal society of women on a planet a thousand light-years from Earth. Part of the Psychotechnic League sequence of Anderson's Future History series. Indexed in Sargent (1988), but omitted in error from the bibliography itself.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Edgar award nominee for best first novel.
New York, London, Toronto.. Poseidon Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. A prequel to FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC.
New York: Simon and Schuster, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's second novel and sequel to FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC. Review slip laid in.
N.p. Kraft Durch Schadenfreude, N.V., 1945. Small octavo, pp. 36, pictorial wrappers. The title translates to: UNDERGROUND BUBBLES/IDEAS. Karel Links did the drawings, text by Cornelis Veth. The idea behind the title and the book, from the Resistance ideas "bubble up" on how to 'handle' the German occupiers. From the colophon in the rear: "...the result [book] is entirely for the benefit of the victims of the current tyranny, whose end is in sight now..."
New York: Dover Publications Inc., . Octavo, two volumes, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. paperback edition. Trade paperback format. Facsimile reprint of the famous penny dreadful first published in London in 1847 by E. Lloyd. Excellent introduction by Bleiler in which he provides some basic history of penny dreadfuls and makes a case that the author of the book was James Malcolm Rymer and not Thomas Peckett Prest. "A very long Victorian Gothic novel, unquestionably the most famous of the Lloyd bloods... A striking example of low-level popular fiction for the working classes (and adolescents) but not deserving of any praise." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1629. Baron (ed), Horror Literature 2-87. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2-81. Bleiler (1978), p. 172. Reginald 14580.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1887. Octavo, [1-4]  2-287 [288: blank], + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "1886-7" inserted at rear, original black cloth, front panel stamped in red, spine stamped in gold and red, rear panel stamped in red. First edition. The binding is the preferred state with the publisher's monogram in red on the rear cover. The book is found with and without publisher's catalogues inserted at rear; this copy has the earliest form of the catalogue, dated 1886-7 on page . The author's anonymously published second book and first novel. A Utopian novel of a matriarchal pastoral society. "A pioneering and affectively powerful work of ecological mysticism..." - Barron (ed.): Fantasy Literature 2-87. Hudson's "fine quasi-utopian novel of the far future... depicts small, self- sufficient, matriarchally organized households living in harmony with Nature. The protagonist, tragically, cannot adapt to their pastoral way of life...Both stories [A CRYSTAL AGE and GREEN MANSIONS (1904)] are remarkable anticipations of modern ecological mysticism." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 593. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-51, Negley: Utopian Literature: A Bibliography #596, Sargent: British and American Utopian Literature pp. 38.
N.p., n.d. [c1940s]. Small octavo, pp. (1-4), small sheet folded. For the "South American" state of the United States. Anti U.S. sentiment for South American audience. Don't become in involved in the U.S. war. The U.S. deceives with their propaganda preaching freedom. Anti-Semitic cartoon on the rear page, South America tied to the pole of torture with a anti-Semitic head on the top of the pole and President Roosevelt in Indian dress with the Star of David along the bottom of the costume.
NP, nd, [c. 1940s]. Small octavo, pp. [1-12], pictorial self wrappers. Five illustrations with text. For young boys about what parachutes and paratroopers do.
NP, nd, [c. 1940s]. Small octavo, pp. [1-12], pictorial self wrappers. Five illustrations with text. Group of boys visit and Army camp. Seems like a booklet prepared for juveniles to let them see that an Army camp is not a scary thing.
Den Haag: Kompas, n.d. (c. 1945). Small octavo,  1-22 [23 note: blank], pictorial wrappers. Title translates to CRAZY AND CLEVER DURING [the time of] SEYSS]. Wartime propaganda booklet. In words and pictures this booklet shows the "proper" way to behave in Holland under the occupation and what [perhaps] should be the correct behavior to the occupiers by resistance. The title reference is to Arthur Seyss-Inquart, who was in charge of the Netherlands during the Nazi occupation.
London: Allied Newspapers Ltd., n.d., [193-]. Octavo, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. 1023-page anthology with fifty stories by Ruby M. Ayres, Cameron Blake, Victor Bridges. John Buchan, Reginald Campbell, Leslie Charteris, J. S. Fletcher, R. Austin Freeman, and others. Contento and Greenberg, Index to Crime and Mystery Anthologies, pp. 547-48.
London: Faber and Faber Ltd, . Octavo, original red cloth, spine stamped in gold. First edition. 550-page anthology with nineteen stories by Peter Cheyney, Agatha Christie, Freeman Will Crofts, Philip MacDonald, Ellery Queen, John Rhode, E. C. Vivian, and others. Follow up volume to MY BEST DETECTIVE STORY.
Paris, London, Chicago, New York, Washington: Brentano's, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-178 [179-180: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original gray cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges trimmed. First edition. The Brentano's edition was printed in Edinburgh by R. & R. Clark and was probably issued simultaneously with the W. W. Gibbings edition published in London in 1890. Author of all these tales is Gustavo Adolfo Becquer (1836-1870), known as "the Spanish Poe," the most famous nineteenth century Spanish writer of supernatural fiction, also very influential on Latin American fiction. This is one of only two English-language collections extant, the other being the Romantic Legends of Spain (Crowell 1909). Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-3. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1585. Bleiler (1978), p. 37. Reginald 13946.
London: J.M. Dent & Co., n.d., [18??]. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] 3 [4-5] 6-256 frontispiece portrait of Defoe, illustrated title page printed in black and red, decorated limp green coth, front and spine stamped in red, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Later edition. Collects twelve stories by Charles Dickens, Edmund Yates, Daniel Defoe, Thomas Smollett, and others. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-4. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1665-1669. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 14972-14976.
London: John Murray, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects the following titles in one volume: Vice Versa, The Tinted Venus, A Fallen Idol, The Talking Horse, Salted Almonds and The Brass Bottle. In these collected volumes, some of which are story collections, there are stories of fantasy and horror, The Tinted Venus concerns a Greek statue that comes to life.
Boston: Gregg Press, . Octavo, cloth. First hardcover edition. "Four people set out on a voyage through both inner and outer space, the cosmos and the psyche to discover the source of a signal which destroys the minds of those who attempt to use the macroscope, a machine that sees through space and time" (Survey). The four use the macroscope, an alien artifact in Earth orbit to leave the Solar System and travel to the destroyer station (an artificial planet) which is actually one of the "guardian stations placed in space by an infinitely superior alien race to prevent any species from ruining themselves or others with advanced technology before they are mature enough morally to resist the temptations of galactic conquest ... Although not an allegory in the strictest sense of the term, MACROSCOPE is a novel constructed upon varied interpretations of the concept of unity ... [It] is a novel with a vast sweep that combines ideas and epic action in a way that typifies the most ambitious and exhilarating science fiction ... [It] is a complex, exciting book to read ..." (Survey). 1970 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-32. Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 221. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1308-11.
[New York]: Berkley Publishing Corporation, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Berkley Medallion N2716. Paperback original. Book 3 in the Jason Striker, Master of Martial Arts series.
[New York]: Berkley Publishing Corporation, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Berkley Medallion N2821. Paperback original. Book 4 in the Jason Striker, Master of Martial Arts series.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Scarce early hard boiled novel. Intelligent guy stumbles into the underworld and becomes the leader of a mob.