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N.p., n.d. [1955?]. Large octavo, two volumes: pp. [1-2]  2-57 [58: blank]; [1-2]  2-50, offset from typewritten copy, plain wrappers. Second edition of BEYOND THIRTY and first edition of THE MAN-EATER. Limited to 300 copies. Both volumes published without authorization and anonymously circa 1955 by Lloyd A. Eshbach. "Beyond Thirty" was first published in ALL AROUND MAGAZINE, February 1916 and "The Man-Eater" was first published as a serial in a New York city newspaper, THE EVENING WORLD, November 15-20, 1915. This "book" version of "Beyond Thirty" was preceded by an earlier anonymously produced 102-page hectographed booklet dated February 1953. Heins, p. 187.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1920. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-428, nine inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original olive-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown. First edition, first printing. Tarzan fights with the British against the Germans in Africa during World War I. The lost city of Xuja, inhabited by a race of people so ingrown that they are all mad, is found in North Africa. There were multiple printings, at least two, totaling 77,000 copies, the last dated 1921. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 322. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 127. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02335. Heins TU-1.
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1941. Octavo, single issue, cover by J. Allen St. John, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Feature story, a John Carter of Mars adventure, "Yellow Men of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs. This story is this third part of LLANA OF GATHOL. Heins p. 130. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 14-49.
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1941. Octavo, single issue, cover by J. Allen St. John, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Feature story, a John Carter of Mars adventure, "Invisible Men of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs. This story is this fourth and final part of LLANA OF GATHOL. Heins p. 130. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 14-49.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1919. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-8] 9-368, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. First printing measuring 2.8 cm across top of text block and with unbroken rule on page 144. Book seven of the "Biography of the Life of Manuel." Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-67. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 322. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 174. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 96-115. Tymn, (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 58-9. Bleiler (1978), p. 37. Reginald 02402.
New York: St. Martin's Press, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Review copy, with slip laid in.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The author's second book and first story collection. Collects eleven stories.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-401 [402: blank, 403-404: ads], inserted frontispiece with illustration by Lancelot Speed, light blue cloth, front stamped in white, gold and orange, spine stamped in white, t.e.g. First edition. Collects eight stories of which four are supernatural.
[New York: Soho Press, Inc., 2006]. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first novel introducing NYPD Detective Jack Yu.
New York: Popular Library, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. paperback edition. Popular Library. This first volume in the popular library Mystery novel with the Saint.
London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly, 1887. Octavo, three volumes: pp. [1-6] [1-3] 4-319 [320: blank]; [1-6] [1-3] 4-331 [332: blank]; [1-8] [1-3] 4-303 [304: blank], half title leaves present in all three volumes, the preliminary blank leaf follows the contents leaf in volume 3, original maroon pebbled binder's cloth. First edition. Collects fourteen stories, including four ghost stories ("Mrs. Zant and the Ghost," "Miss Jeromette and the Clergyman," "Miss Bertha and the Yankee," "Miss Dulane and My Lord"), a tale of the occult (Mr. Percy and the Prophet"), and two stories of murder and attempted poisoning ("Mr. Policeman and the Cook," "Mr. Lepel and the Housekeeper"). "These tales of terror and the supernatural have been considered by many to be comparable to those of Poe, Dickens and Le Fanu." - Bleiler. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 412. Bleiler (1978), p. 47. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Sadleir 596. Wolff 1363.
Cambridge, MA: The NESFA Press, 1990. Octavo, boards. First edition. Of a limitation of 800 copies this is one of 210 numbered copies signed by Cook and artist David Cherry. Book produced for Boskone 27. Short fantasy novel involving a murder with pulp adventure and suspense.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1977. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Author's first thriller. Filmed in 1978, directed by Michael Crichton.
New York: Scribner's, 1996. Octavo, Hardcover. First trade edition. Signed by Cornwell. The seventh Kay Scarpetta novel.
Chicago: Century Publications, n.d., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. Century Western No. 125. First published in hardcover in 1946 as HAIR-TRIGGER HOMBRE. Western adventure by a prolific pulp author. Note: author's name misspelled on the front cover and spine.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1987. Octavo, boards. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the British edition. Signed by Crowley on the title page. The first volume in the AEGYPT quartet. "... whose subject is no less than the meaning of like, the nature of reality, and the secret history of the world." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 7-83. "...a Gnostic explication of the world and its historical sea-changes-one which is currently underway-its action organized around the twelve houses of the zodiac..." - Pringle (ed.), St. James Guide to Fantasy Writers, pp. 133-135. Pringle: Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels #100.
New York: The Red Star News, Co., 1933. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Carroll John Daly, "Death By Appointment," a Satan Hall story, also works by Erle Stanley Gardner and others. "Detective Fiction Weekly maintained a strong personality in a crowded field, through a rigid weekly publication schedule, for two decades. It is greatly underrated today" - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 135-137.
San Francisco, CA / Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1981. Octavo, pictorial cloth. First edition. One of 200 copies signed by Dick, Levack and Godersky. An annotated and illustrated bibliography.
New York, NY: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1943. Octavo, single issue, cover by Modest Stein, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "Hell Below" by Kenneth Robeson. Includes "The Skipper" short feature. "Doc Savage was intended to be an adventure character, but under Lester Dent's imaginative manipulations he became something more-the first superhero and an inspiration for countless pulp, comic-book, and television characters." - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 521-527. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 183-185.
New York: John W. Luce & Company, n.d., . Octavo, six volumes, each illustrated by Sidney H. Sime, cloth backed boards. Later printings, the "Gift Edition." The first volume has an eight line poem in Dunsany's hand and all volumes signed by him on the half title page.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, . Octavo, illustrations by Byron Taylor, full leather, a.e.g. Later edition. New introduction by Stephen H. Goldman. The story of a PR man who ends up playing detective in a wacky future where almost anything is possible. Collector's notes laid in. Part of the Easton Press "Masterpieces of Science Fiction" series.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. "It is a rich, deeply moving novel of suspense that is equal parts espionage thriller, European history and love story. Mr. Furst, whose previous novel, "Night Soldiers," also looked behind the inner workings of Soviet intelligence in the years leading up to and during World War II, has surpassed himself in "Dark Star." The time frame of the late 1930's on the Continent was once the special property of Eric Ambler and Graham Greene; Mr. Furst has ventured into their fictional territory and brought out a story that is equally original and engaging." - from NY Times book review by Herbert Mitgang, June 12, 1991.
[New York]: William Morrow, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, . Large octavo, cloth. First edition. The storyboarded script and scenes from the film with additional material. Story by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean, screenplay by Neil Gaiman, storyboards by Dave McKean.
[Kraków, Poland, Ossining, NY]: Hill House, Publisher, . Large octavo, pictorial cloth. First edition. 1500 copies printed, this is one of 1000 numbered copies signed by Gaiman. (400 copies reserved for the author, 100 for the artist). Illustrated poem of a young girl in a dystopian landscape.