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Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-312 [313: ads] [314-318: blank] [last two leaves are blanks], six inserted plates with illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs, original blue cloth, front and spine panel stamped in orange, top edge stained red, other edges rough trimmed. First edition. "... the third and by far the finest book in the series [of Venus novels]." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 298-302. Heins CV-1. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1921. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-414 [415-417: ads] [418-422: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], five plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, five plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original sea-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown. First edition. Adventure novel with short lost race sequence. Total of 17,000 copies printed. There were multiple printings, probably two, last dated 1922. The first part of this novel was published a few weeks earlier in Britain, this is the first hardcover printing of the full text. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 330. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02301. Heins M-1.
New York: Metropolitan Books Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 [8-10] 11-312, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Paul F. Berdanier, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Third book of the Pellucidar series. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 313. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 118. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02315. Heins TP-1.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, n.d., [c. 1929]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-428 [429--440: ads], four inserted plates illustrated by J. Allen St. John, original red cloth front front and spine stamped in black. Later edition. Seventh of the Tarzan series. Heins TU-3. Luke, Bibliography of the Grosset & Dunlap Reprints TU-8b. Jacket variant 7a.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1927. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-283 [284: blank], original orange cloth, front panel stamped in brown and blind, spine panel stamped in brown. First edition. 6000 copies printed. Heins WC-1.
Reading: Fantasy Press, . Octavo, cover art by Ric Binkley, cloth. First edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Campbell on an inserted limitation leaf. Space opera. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-210.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1951. Octavo, original tan cloth with green lettering to the spine, top edge stained green. Second edition. Signed by Campbell on the front free end paper. The second edition (so stated on the copyright page) with the 1951 movie tie-in dust jacket. Classic collection of stories first published under Campbell's pseudonym, Don A. Stuart, in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION between 1934 and 1938. "These short stories are much better than the author's novel-length space operas, and constitute a fascinating body of work." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-13. The title story has been filmed twice, the first in 1951 as "The Thing From Another World", one of the classic Science Fiction films of the 1950s (with James Arness in the title role), and by John Carpenter in 1982 as "The Thing." See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-211. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2003-07.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1964. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Campbell's first book, a collection of short fiction, published when he was eighteen. 2009 copies printed. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-60.
New York: Better Publications, Inc., 1942. Octavo, single issue, cover by Belarski, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "Planets in Peril" by Edmond Hamilton. The only hero pulp magazine solely within the science fiction genre. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 155-157.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A splendid biography, at once sympathetic and detached, skillful and thorough, as well as strong on the natural gifts Doyle possessed for detective investigation and its transfusion into fictional plots." - Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1989), 4265.
Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., . First hardcover edition. First printing with code "J21" on page . Collects GATE OF IVREL (1976), WELL OF SHIUAN (1978), and FIRES OF AZEROTH (1979), all paperback originals. Time travel science fantasy series in the the protagonist Morgaine travels through gates in which you can travel to other worlds but the gates also facilitate time travel. To prevent paradoxes Morgaine's mission is to destroy the gates. The stories are set in the author's Alliance-Union universe. GATE OF IVREL is the author's first published novel. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 3-185. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-70.
Shingletown, CA: Mark V. Ziesing, 1991. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Original anthology with stories from Nancy Collins, Richard Laymon, F.P. Wilson, Joe Lansdale and 22 others.
New York: Ballantine Books, [1988, i.e. 1987]. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The third book in the series. This book was schedule for release January 1988 but copies were put on sale late 1987.
London: Temple Press, 1951. Octavo, color and black and white illustrations, original black cloth, spine stamped in gold. First edition. Signed by Clarke on the title page. Clarke's second book on rocketry and space travel. "... this book by the charman of the British Interplanetary Society is written for a wider public" (Ley). International Fantasy Award, 1952 winner for non-fiction.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, . Octavo, cloth. First edition, U.S. issue (UK sheets). Clarke's first book. "The best modern semi-technical work on astronautics" (Humphries). Ciancone 45. Humphries, Rockets and Guided Missiles 21. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 490.
New York: Dell Publishing Co., Inc., 1938. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes part one (of four) of "Deserted!" by Cornell Woolrich. "...is historically important as Woolrich's first piece of fiction during his crime-writing period that approached the length of a novel, and to the student of his earlier work it's a fascinating mix of conventional romance ingredients with customary Woolrich plot flubs-and with material lifted bodily from two previous pulp suspense tales." - Nevins, Cornell Woolrich: First You Dream, Then You Die, p. 204. It does have crime elements (a woman marries a gangster), and has not been reprinted, which may be for the best.
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.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1924. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Story collection, some supernatural. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, #441.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. A Kate Fansler mystery.
Seattle: Incunabula, 1993. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 77 numbered copies signed by Crowley (number 35). Seven stories of fantasy and science fiction. "Each story here is a small, well-crafted gem, highly allusive yet not obtrusively so, full of emotion-mostly longing and especially wonder, a response fantasy aims for but rarely achieves with the force Crowley is able to supply." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 7-84.
Chicago: Herbet M. Stone and Co., 1903. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Story collection, mostly mystery oriented but some fantasy/horror content.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Volume 1 of the Don Sebastian de Villanueva vampire series. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 4-92.