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[Shingletown, CA]: Mark V. Ziesing Books, 1993. Oblong octavo, cloth. First edition. A novella. Introduction by Frank Miller. Rudy, who is black, has telpathic abilities and is asked by a friend to look into the mind a serial killer, who is white, on death row. This edition is corrected and slightly expanded from the magazine publication. Edgar award nominee.
New York: The Mysterious Press, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Ellroy on the half title page. "Like Thomas Harris, the starker Ellroy bridges the gap between crime and out-and-out horror." - St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, pp. 339-40. The third Sgt. Lloyd Hopkins. Hubin, p. 265.
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1950. Octavo, single issue, cover by Arnold Kohn (though credited to Robert Gibson Jones). pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Robert W. Krepps writing as "Geoff St. Raymond," Mack Reynolds, John Jakes, and others. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 60-103.
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1951. Octavo, single issue, cover by Ed Valigursky. pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Paul Fairman, Milton Lesser writing as "Stephen Marlowe," Mack Reynolds writing as "Dallas Ross," Rog Phillips and others. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 60-103.
North Hollywood, Calif. An Essex House Original, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. Essex House 0121. Paperback original. Signed by Farmer. A Tarzan pastiche with adult content. Postscript by Theodore Sturgeon. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-389. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-99. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 44.
Holyoke, MA: Columbia Publications, Inc., 1957. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Formerly SMASHING DETECTIVE STORIES which changed it's name in 1957, this is the final of the pulp sized issues, moving to a digest sized format. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 510-511.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1958. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Non fiction account of the world of diamond smuggling as related by 'John Blaize' (pseudonym), agent for the International Diamond Security Organization.
Holyoke, MA: Columbia Publications, Inc., 1951. Octavo, single issue, cover by Milton Luros, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by H. Beam Piper, James Blish, Arthur C. Clarke, and others. Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 277-284.
Holyoke, MA: Columbia Publications, Inc., 1941. Octavo, single issue, cover by Hannes Bok, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes Ray Cummings, Martin Pearson (Donald A. Wollheim), John Russell Fearn writing as "Paul Dennis Lavond," Leslie Perri (pseudonym for Doris Marie Claire Baumgardt) and others. Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 277-284.
Baltimore: Cemetery Dance Publications, 2005. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 1000 copies signed by Golden. Haunted house novel.
London: Arthur Barker, 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-575 [576: blank], folded genealogical table tipped to p. , original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Higginson A43a.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., . Octavo, illustration by Leo Manso, boards. First edition. Filmed in 1984 by Sergio Leone as One Upon A Time in America with Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams and others.
New York, Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A Johnny Fletcher and Sam Cragg mystery concerning a race horse.
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, . Octavo, jacket illustration by Ric Binkley, cloth. First edition, trade issue, first binding with "HEINLEIN" on spine panel set in type 3 mm high. Currey 'A' binding. Collects the stories; "Gulf," "Elsewhen," "Lost Legacy," and "Jerry Was a Man."
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The importance of this book cannot be overstated, as it is the first published novel (in book form), by one of the major, if not the most, important science fiction writer of post-war America. Heinlein established himself in the field of science fiction during the golden age of Astounding Science Fiction (starting in 1939), he would later introduce a generation of baby boomer children to this literary genre. After World War II, Heinlein's career expanded the reach of the genre by being published in the 'slick' magazines of the period (Saturday Evening Post and others) and he also began a series of juvenile novels to be published by the mainstream firm of Charles Scribner's Sons. Their reach was wide, especially into the library marketplace were many young children would encounter them. This title is "...the first US juvenile sf novel to reflect the new levels of characterization, style and scientific plausibility now expected in the field", "...it was the first in a series that represents the most important contribution any single writer has made to children's SF..." Clute and Nicholls: The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1994), p. 554-557. "A pioneering novel that began American mainstream science fiction for children and combined young protagonists, gadgetry, current science, and adventure in such a way that even today the book retains interest." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-62. George Pal's 1950 film Destination Moon is loosely based on ROCKET SHIP GALILEO. Heinlein co-authored the screenplay and served as a technical advisor to the production, along with German rocket expert Hermann Oberth. Destination Moon, the first of Pal's many sf films, "has great historical importance: its commercial success initiated the sf film boom of the 1950s, after a decade that had contained almost no sf cinema at all. It has interest in hindsight, too, in the partial accuracy with which it anticipated the actual Moon landing of 1969. To this day, Destination Moon stands as a film obvious made by people who knew about science..." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1994), p. 324.
Berlin: G. Fischer Verlag, . Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-64 [1-2: section title printed on yellow paper stock]  2-289 [290: printer's imprint] [291-292: blank], title page printed in red and black, original gray green wrappers printed in black, all edges untrimmed. First edition, first printing with "1. bis 15. Auflage 1927" on the copyright page. A classic fictional autobiography of an outsider who must learn to relate successfully to humanity and reality without sacrificing his ideals. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-137. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1821-5. Not in Bloch.
[San Diego: Corinth Publications:, 1966]. Small octavo, cover art by Robert Bonfils, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Corinth number CR126. Book 2 in the paperback reprint series from the pulp magazines. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 567-568. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 475-476.
[Glendale, California]: Roy A. Squires, 1972. Octavo, printed wrappers. First edition. Limited to 234 numbered copies. Poetry.
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, 1976. Octavo, Illustrations by Dan Green, cloth backed boards. First edition of this combination. Collects "Shadows in Zamboula" (first book appearance was Skull-Face) and "The Devil in Iron" (first book appearance was in Conan the Barbarian). Volume five of the "deluxe" Conan series. Illustrated by Dan Green.