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Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1964. Octavo, jacket art by Frank Utpatel, cloth. First edition. 2520 copies printed. Signed by Derleth on the front free endpaper. Collection of 18 unpublished stories. Includes William Hope Hodgson, H.R. Wakefield, H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard, Carl Jacobi, Fritz Leiber, Ramsey Cambell and others.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1959. Octavo, decorated wrappers. First edition. 815 copies printed of which this is one of 735 paperbound copies.
Sauk City: Mycroft & Moran: Publishers, 1965. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed inscription by Derleth on the half title page. Collects twelve stories with a foreword by Vincent Starrett and a monograph by Michael Harrison.
New York: The Red Star News, Co., 1939. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes Hugh B. Cave, Judson Philips (Judson Pentecost Philips wrote over 100 crime novels many using the pseudonym Hugh Pentecost), Philip Ketchum, Lawrence Treat 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.
New York: Frank A. Munsey Company, 1940. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "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.
New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1941. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes a Mike Shayne novelette by Brett Halliday.
Chicago: Popular Publications, Inc., 1937. Octavo, single issue, cover by Malvin Singer, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 168-170.
New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, . Octavo, First edition. A short story collection.
London, New York: Allison & Busby, . Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. The author's second novel first published an an Avon paperback original. Hubin, p. 265.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. "...it's all told in prose as rich and soothing as heavy silk by an author who exhales the soulful legacy of Chandler's p.i. through nearly every word he writes here." Kirkus review.
New York: Forge, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Violent detective novel, with some humor by Farmer, in the vein of Tarantino.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1941. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Third novel in the "Powder Valley" western fiction series.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2001. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. A collection of the author's supernatural stories, his first. Winner of the 2001 British Fantasy Award for best collection.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, . Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Historical adventure novel set in 2nd Century Ireland with some fantasy elements. the author's debut novel.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The sixth and final Ben Helm, P.I. novel. Ben Helm was one of the few P.I. characters with a successful marriage. "Much of Fischer's work deals with shocking and gruesome crimes...his handling of this material is deft and restrained, with emphasis on detection and characterization rather than on the lurid aspects." - St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, pp. 350-51.
Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, . Octavo, cloth. First U. S. edition. A Horatio Hornblower novel. Sea adventure during the Napoleanic wars.
[New York: Tower Publications, Inc., 1963]. Small octavo, illustrations by Frank Frazetta, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Midwood #S277. Paperback original. Two novels bound together. 10 inserted full page ink illustrations by Frank Frazetta. Scarce.
New York: Beacon Magazines, Inc., 1936. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "King Crime" by C.K.M. Scanlon. "The new G-Men magazine was probably the most popular pulp of those featuring federal agent crime stories and enjoyed a large following of devoted readers." - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 263-264.
New York: Phoenix Press, Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-255 [256: blank], original red cloth, front and spine stamped in black. First edition. Novelization of the 1940 film starring Albert Dekker as the ruthless and sadistic mad scientist in the Peruvian jungle who uses radioactivity to miniaturize living things, including a group of human beings who are reduced to one fifth of their natural size. "Not only is Dr. Cyclops a literate horror/sci-fi film with good animation and special effects; it is also filmed in Technicolor, something unheard of for such a low-budget film at that time." - Parish & Pitts, The Great Science Fiction Pictures, pp. 104-105. The novel, often attributed to, but not by, Henry Kuttner, was perhaps written by Alexander Samalman. Kuttner did write a shorter magazine version from the film script which was published in THRILLING WONDER STORIES, June 1940.
New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, Auckland: Bantam Books, . Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. One of 350 numbered copies signed by Gibson and Sterling. Perhaps the classic steampunk novel. A tale set in a filthy, polluted Victorian England running Babbage's hardware and ruled by Lord Byron who had escaped death in Greece. A 1991 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-442.
New York: George H. Doran Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-8] 9-315 [316-318: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original dark gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained black, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. In an isolated western Massachusetts community descendants of the Salem witches follow the rituals of their elders. "Highly effective." - H. P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature, pp. 73-4. "This tale of witchcraft and ancestral memory in backwoods Massachusetts owes much to Nathaniel Hawthorne ... portions of THE PLACE CALLED DAGON may have served as a model for the Dunwich milieu in Lovecraft's fiction." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 178. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 703. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 93. Bleiler (1978), p. 84. Reginald 37804.
New York: St. Martin's Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Hugo award nominee for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 3-364. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1407-12.