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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-268 [269: colophon] [270: blank] [note: title leaf mounted on a stub], illustrations, title page printed in brown and black, original decorated yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and green, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, top edge stained green, decorated endpapers. First edition in English. Prehistoric romance recording the last cycle in the history of a community of the Cro-Magnon period. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-4. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 41. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 015. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 21 (recording a copy of the British issue). The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 5. Bleiler (1978), p. 5. Reginald 00340.
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.
New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc., . 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.
[New York]: A Midwood Book, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Midwood F309. Paperback original.
London: Printed for the Author, and Sold by James Ridgway, York-Street, St. James-Square, and H. D. Symonds, Paternoster-Row, 1793. Octavo, pp. [1-4]  2-39 [40: blank], disbound. First edition. A voyage by Balloon to the Moon. "Dystopia on the Moon -- allegory about contemporary England." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985 (1988), p. 31. Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration: Invented and Apocryphal Narratives of Travel A19. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V91. Negley, Utopian Literature 1153. Bleiler (1978), p. 9. Reginald 00468. Not in Locke, Spectrum I-III.
London: Strothers Bookshop's Ltd, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-2: front covers]  4-49  [51-52: rear cover] pictorial wrappers. First edition. The second of three paperbacks published in 1944 featuring Lucian Carolus, Professor of Archaeology and scholar of the supernatural, an occult investigator in the vein of Hodgson’s Thomas Carnacki. In this book Carolus investigates a case of demonic possession at an isolated English estate. Highlights include a mysterious manservant with mesmeric powers and a battle with possessed mouse. Good pulp fun of the period. THERE WERE NO ASPER LADIES, the first Carolus adventure involves a case of vampirism and the final Carolus title, UNCANNY ADVENTURES, is a collection of 5 short stories which include werewolves and devil worshippers. Day, The Checklist of Fantastic Literature in Paperbound Books, p. 3. Reginald 00531. Hubin (1994), p. 32. Not in Bleiler.
London: The Mitre Press, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-126 [127-128: ads], pictorial wrappers. First edition. "The first of the Lucian Carolus occult detective stories, a full-length novel of vampirism." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 23. Bleiler (1978), p.11. Reginald 00532. Hubin (1994), p. 32.
New York: Ace Books, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. Ace double #D-71. First U.S. edition of the Gordon Ashe novel, published in the U.K. as The Long Search. The Scherf novel was published in hardcover as Dead: Senate Office Building, this is the first paperback.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1972. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Fawcett # T2608. Paperback original. A Joe Gall spy thriller. Joe Gall is a ruthless free-lancer called "The Nullifer."
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1971. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Fawcett # T2508. Paperback original. A Joe Gall spy thriller. Joe Gall is a ruthless free-lancer called "The Nullifer."
New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, . Octavo, original brown cloth stamped in gold and bronze to front cover and spine. First edition. Lost race novel. "Youthful explorers find a lost city in Venezuela on Mount Raraima, the same site Conan Doyle was to use in The Lost World." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-5.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 600 copies. Horror novel.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first book. Collects seventeen stories, of which eight are printed here for the first time. Classic collection by one of the major contributors to "The Twilight Zone" TV series. Signed inscription by Beaumont on the front free endpaper: "For Bill Froug -- / Here's to softened / lines, pure exposition, / and devious dialogue! / Chuck Beaumont." Beaumont wrote for most of the episodic television shows in the early to mid 1960s, but "The Twilight Zone" was clearly his favorite, with 22 scripts. Similarly, Bill Froug was an active producer on many shows in the early '60s, but had a particularly strong connection to "The Twilight Zone," producing, by coincidence, 22 shows. The two would work together on two episodes: "Queen of the Nile" (6 March 1964) and "Number 12 Looks Just Like You" (24 January 1964). A remarkable association copy, acquiring special poignance through Beaumont's early death at age 38, just ten years after the publication of this book. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 110. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 27. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-12. King list, p. 389. Winter list, p. 268. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-27.
New York, London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1931. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Mix of supernatural, sf, mystery and thiller novel in which the main character discovered a means of isolating the various personality fragments within himself and projecting them as living beings." - Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Literature #122. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-7.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-262 [263-264: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. Unscrupulous psychologist regresses patient into ancestral personalities, whereupon his memories inspire bizarre -- and criminal -- behavior from less civilized times. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 30. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 223. Bleiler (1948), p. 46. Not in Bleiler (1978). Reginald 01047. Hubin (1994), p. 62.
New York: Avon, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First Avon edition. Paperback. This was originally published in a very scarce softcover edition in 1982 by Alpha-Omega books. Hard boiled mystery novel.
Garden City, NY: Published for the Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-299 [230: blank] [231: Crime Club statement] [232: blank], cloth. First U.S. edition. Mystery novel featuring sleuth Roger Sheringham. "...it should appeal to those who like the combination of good characterization and armchair dectection". - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 36-37. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone volume.
Garden City, NY: Published for the Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] 1- 308 [309: Crime Club statement] [310: blank], cloth. First U.S. edition. Mystery novel featuring sleuth Roger Sheringham, the second published (in England in 1926).
London: Newnes, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5  7-247 , original yellow cloth, spine stamped in black. First edition. The author's third book and second SF novel. An early interplanetary story by this noted British SF writer best known for fine catastrophe novels published under his John Wyndham pseudonym. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 69. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 33. Bleiler (1978), p. 22. Reginald 15715.
London: George Newnes, Limited, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-256, original blue vertically ribbed cloth, spine stamped in gold. First edition. The author's first book, first published in nine serialized parts in THE PASSING SHOW in 1935 under the title of "Sub-Sahara." One of the few lost race novels set in the future. In 1964 a decadent pigmy race, originally of Egyptian descent, is discovered in caverns under the Sahara. Harris is better known under his pseudonym John Wyndham. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 67. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 33. Bleiler (1978), p. 22. Reginald 15716.