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Springfield, MA: Standard Magazines, Inc., 1950. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes George Bruce, Frederick C. Painton, Sam Merwin, Jr., James Donnelly and C.K.M. Scanlon.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1967. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Fawcett # d1849. Paperback original. A Sam Durell thriller.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1966. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Fawcett # d1640 Paperback original. A Sam Durell thriller.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1980. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects six stories. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-4.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed by Altman on the title page. Suspense/thriller novel.
New York: Experimenter Publishing Co., 1928. Octavo, single issue, cover by Frank R. Paul, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine, bedsheet format. Includes "The Sunken World" by Stanton A. Coblentz, his first published story. Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 51-57.
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1939. Octavo, single issue, cover by William Juhre, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine.
New York: Walker and Company, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-5. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 242-46.
London: E. H. Samuel, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] xi-xv [xvi] 1-560, 30 full-page unattributed black and white illustrations in the text, original patterned brown cloth, spine stamped in gold. First edition. Important 560-page partially original anthology collecting forty-five adventure, crime and supernatural stories by E. H. Visiak, Richard Middleton, M. P. Shiel, H. H. Ewers, Frederick Carter, Edgar Jepson, Nugent Barker, and others. Contents include the only appearance in print of Visiak's "The Shadow," a flawed novel "reworking on a symbolic level of concepts in Captain Marryat's The Phantom Ship" [Bleiler (1983)]. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 452. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 9. Bleiler (1978), p. 80. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992).
[Binghamton]: Whispers Press, 1982. Octavo, leather-backed linen. Limited edition. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by Asimov and publisher Stuart Schiff, this is copy #799). "A belated sequel to the 'Foundation Trilogy,' marking Asimov's return to his distinctive brand of cerebral space opera after more than twenty years. In this yarn (and the related novels THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, FOUNDATION AND EARTH and PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION) Asimov explains the galactic history of THE STARS LIKE DUST and the "Foundation" series as a plot by the robots (from the otherwise unconnected 'Robot' stories) to ensure the survival and happiness of the human race, and hints that the history-altering time travelers of THE END OF ETERNITY set up the whole thing." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 143. Winner of the 1983 Hugo award. 1982 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-47. Sargent, British and American Literature, 1516-1985, p. 410.
New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1940. Octavo, single issue cover painting by Hubert Rogers, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Lester Del Rey, A.E. van Vogt, Clifford Simak and others. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 60-103.
New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1941. Octavo, single issue cover painting by Hubert Rogers, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes part 1 of "Methuselah's Children" by Robert A. Heinlein and Alfred Bester's first published story for ASTOUNDING, "The Probable Man." Also stories from Anson MacDonald (Heinlein), Clifford Simak, A.E. van Vogt and others. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 60-103.
New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1937. Octavo, single issue, cover painting by Howard V. Brown, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes the first published SF story by Eric Frank Russell. Also Stanton Coblents, Jack Williamson and others. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 60-103.
New York: Avon Book Company (later Avon Book Company, Inc., Avon Publishing Co., Inc., and Avon Novels, Inc.), 1947-52. Small octavo 18 issues, pictorial wrappers. Digest size magazine. A complete set of the Avon Fantasy Reader which consists of 18 issues. Editor Donald Wolheim and the publisherJoseph Meyers considered these to be books rather than a magazine an anthology series and they brought to a mass audience some of the great genre fiction. The story selection came from a wide range of pulp magazines such as Weird Tales, All-Story and Argosy, Thrill Book, Astounding and Amazing as well as stories from hardcover book publications. Authors included William Hope Hodgson, Lord Dunsany, Clark Ashton Smith, H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, M. R. James, Ambrose Bierce, A. Merritt, Algernon Blackwood, C. L. Moore, Fritz Leiber and many more. A few original stories were printed, including A. E. Van Vogt, Carl Jacobi, A. Merritt, Robert Bloch, Robert E. Howard and most notably "Ylla" by Ray Bradbury, part of THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Weird Fiction Magazines, p. 124-132.
[Leyburn, North Yokshire]: Tartarus Press, . Octavo, cloth. Later edition. One of 300 copies, this copy numbered and signed by Glen Cavaliero (introduction). New introduction by Glen Cavaliero. The author's first successful novel. A tale of two men who invent an elderly poetess who then becomes real. It was adapted as a play and the lead role was immortalized by Margaret Rutherford. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-13. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 77. Bleiler (1978), p. 13. Reginald 00741.
[Arlington, VA]: The Dispatch-Box Press, 1973. Large octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. One of 300 numbered copies. Edited and introduction by Jon L. Lellenberg. Collection of 10 Sherlock Holmes parodies which were serialized in American newspapers in 1903. This collection is taken from the pages of the The New York Herald.
[Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House Publishers, Inc., . Octavo, cloth. Second edition. Six short novels and stories, two of which were Nebula nominees.
New York: Pro-Distributors Publishing Company, Inc., 1939. Octavo, single issue, cover by J. George Janes, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Cover by Carroll John Daly, Frank Gruber, Stewart Sterling and others, Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 62-68.
London: The Bodley Head, 1949. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A collection of twelve stories including the nasty "Kecksies" and other excellent tales selected by Bowen as her personal favorites with perceptive introduction by Michael Sadleir. "...one of the great supernatural writers of this century." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 50-1. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 41. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 247. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-33. See Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-41.
[San Diego: Corinth Publications:, 1966]. Small octavo, cover art by Robert Bonfils, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Corinth number CR141. Book 3 in the paperback reprint series from the pulp magazines. The author of this series was a flyer with the R.A.F. in the latter stages of WWI, he wrote numerous aviation stories starting in the 1930s. The Dusty Ayres series was set in the near future. The world with the exception of the United States has been conquered by an Asiatic dictator. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 194-196.
[New York]: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Post WW II novel concerning the death of a young boy. The author's last novel before his death.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2001. Octavo, cloth. First printing of the enlarged edition. Limited to 600 copies. The Ash-Tree edition collects the contents of COUCHING AT THE DOOR (1942), the weird tales from A FIRE OF DRIFTWOOD (1932) and "The Taste of Pomegranates," a previously uncollected tale, with an introduction by editor Jack Adrian.