Greenwich, CT: Fawcett/Gold Medal, 1963. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Paperback original. Sam Durell.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1998. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Collects six weird stories, "Told in the Inn at Algeciras" by William Somerset Maugham (1905), "Post-Mortem" by Arthur Ransome (1906), "The Medium's End" by Ford Madox Ford (1912), "Exactly as it Happened" by E. C. Bentley (1926), "The Unpleasant Room" by Hilaire Belloc (1928) and "Ho! The Merry Masons" by John Buchan (1933), with introduction and notes by editor Jack Adrian.
Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 11-321 [322: ad] [note: text complete despite gap in pagination], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, top edge stained red, other edges rough trimmed, pictorial endpapers. First U.S. edition. "An early story with good scenes and relieved from murder by elegant robbery and clerical personages, but somewhat touched by by the excessive lightheartedness of the period." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1989) 66. Published in the UK as LOOK TO THE LADY. Hubin (1994), p. 13.
New York: Experimenter Publishing Company, 1929. Large octavo, single issue, cover by Frank R. Paul, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pulp magazine.
Jamaica, NY: Experimenter Publishing Company, 1930. Large octavo, single issue, cover by Leo Morey, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pulp magazine. Includes "Piracy Preferred" by John W. Campbell, Jr.
New York: United States Book Company, 1891. Octavo, cloth. First edition (apparent first edition per copyright page date). Copyright page dates this as 1891 which would precede the English first edition of 1892. Story collection, some with supernatural content. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, #28.
[Topeka, KS: Apocalypse Press, 1976]. Octavo, decorated wrappers, sewn. First edition. Limited to 1012 copies of which this is one of 500 numbered copies signed by Asimov.
New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc. 1941. Octavo, single issue cover painting by Hubert Rogers, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes part 2 of "Methuselah's Children" by Robert A. Heinlein. Also Theodore Sturgeon and Jack Williamson.
New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc. 1942. Octavo, single issue cover painting by Hubert Rogers, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Bedsheet format. Includes Ray Bradbury's first appearance in Astounding, a short in the Probability Zero feature. Other authors include A.E. van Vogt, Will Stewart (Jack Williamson), Clifford D. Simak, L. Ron Hubbard and others.
New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc. 1937. Octavo, single issue, cover painting by Howard V. Brown, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Author's well received first mystery novel.
Philadelphia: Prime Press, 1948. Octavo, boards. First edition. SF tale of the year 3100 A.D. after nuclear disaster. First published in Argosy magazine.
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.
Chicago: Fictioneers, Inc. 1944. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Cornell Woolrich, "Picture Frame," Carroll John Daly, Dale Clark, W. T. Ballard and others. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 62-68.
New York: Pro-Distributors Publishing Company, Inc. 1937. Octavo, single issue, cover by Raymond Pease, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Cornell Woolrich, Norbert Davis, James Duncan and others. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 62-68.
Kent, Ohio: The Kent State University Press, 1983. Large octavo, cloth. First edition. A survey of approximately 7200 novels and short stories with supernatural content, ghost stories, weird fiction, supernatural horror, fantasy, Gothics, and occult fiction, culled from 1775 books (including approximately 250 anthologies) published in the English language (including translations) from 1750 to the 1970s (cut-off date for surveyed fiction is 1960 but books published after this date containing fiction published prior to 1961 are included). Each entry provides bibliography, author biography, analysis of fantastic content, plot summary, and critical / historical commentary. Indexed by title, and by motif (the latter containing over 40,000 entries). A major research tool. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 7-34. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 6-19. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 6-19. Burgess, Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror 54.
Los Angeles, California, Columbia, Pennsylvania: Underwood-Miller, 1987. Octavo, three volumes, cloth. First editions. One of 500 numbered sets signed by Bloch (this is number 222). Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-47.
Cleveland & New York: World Publishing, 1945. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Includes stories by Hammett, Woolrich, Chandler, Rice, Boucher, Palmer, Gruber and others. First hardcover appearence of the Hammett and Woolrich stories.
Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's first book. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. One of the most elusive titles in the series.
Boston: Gregg Press, 1979. Octavo, cloth. First hardcover edition, first printing. Text offset from that of the the 1970 Ace edition. New introduction by Marion Zimmer Bradley. A Darkover novel. See Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-77. See Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-47. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 488-92. Pringle (ed.) - St. James Guide to Fantasy Writers, pp. 68-71.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First U.S. edition. Review slip laid in. History of Spiritualism in America from the Mid-Nineteenth century to the early Twentieth century.