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Chicago: Popular Publications, Inc., 1933. Octavo, single issue, cover by Walter Baumhofer, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1969. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Signed by Disch on the front free endpaper. In a near future American authoritarian dystopia "the hero, a poet, is inducted into a secret military experiment to maximize soldiers' intelligence. Infected with a syphilis-type bug he becomes a genius as his body begins to fall apart. There is a clever solution to his predicament. Erudite and witty, this is a very impressive modern recension of the Faust legend." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second series, p. 57. "A key work of avant-garde SF ..." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-343. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 162. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 56. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 309. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 277-82.
New York, NY: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1940. Octavo, single issue, cover by Emery Clarke, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "The Awful Egg" by Kenneth Robeson. "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.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1899. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-325 [326: blank] [327: publisher's device] [328: blank] + 32-page catalogue dated "Sept. 1899" inserted at rear, original burgundy cloth, front panel stamped in tan, white and black, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. "Wonderfully lurid sensational horror stories, in full-blooded manner of Victorian melodrama; story titles such as 'The Corpse Light,' 'The Cave of Blood,' and 'A Night of Horror' say it all." - Robert Knowlton. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 68. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-70. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 130. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-66. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 192. Bleiler (1978), p. 62. Reginald 10482. Not in Wolff.
Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally & Company, Publishers, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [3-6] 7-232 [note: text complete despite gap in pagination], original dark blue cloth, front and spine stamped in light gray and red, t.e.g., First edition of this collection. One of Rand, McNally's many variant issues of this book; priority not determined. Collects seven stories, several published earlier in the anonymously edited anthology DREAMLAND AND GHOSTLAND (1887) and all published earlier in THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLESTAR AND OTHER TALES (1890). This was most widely available collection of Doyle's early fiction for American readers. Rand, McNally printed this collection, 1894-1899, in a number of different series and formats, the first a 25-cent paperbound edition as number 188 of their "Globe Library" series. This printing has "ALPHA LIBRARY" printed at the head of the title page. This printing follows the paperbound edition but this binding not listed Green and Gibson, pp. 608-608, which lists a green cloth binding for "ALPHA LIBRARY." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 551. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. Reginald 04493. See Green and Gibson, pp. 608-09.
London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-viii [1-2] 3-199 [200: blank], sixteen inserted plates with illustrations by Harry Rountree, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold. First edition. The second Professor Challenger story. A catastrophe novel in which the earth passes through a region of "poisoned ether." "...one of Doyle's finest stories..." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 613. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-32. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 266. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 42. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 71. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1702-04. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. Reginald 04502. Green and Gibson A38a.
New York: St. Martin's Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed sheet by the editor laid in. Preface by Marcia Muller. Collects fifteen stories, all with a brief introduction. The stories are offset from the pulp appearances.
New York: St. Martin's Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Preface by Marcia Muller. Collects fifteen stories, all with a brief introduction. The stories are offset from the pulp appearances.
[New York]: Viking, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. The author's first novel and first Thursday Next, Special Operative in literary detection.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A Horatio Hornblower novel. Sea adventure during the Napoleanic wars.
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Post nuclear holocaust novel. A group of survivors in Florida cope with the aftermath, and day to day survival. A well received novel with a warning toward nuclear war as well as an ethical statement on the responsibility of citizens toward the prevention of one. Magill: Survey of Science Fiction Literature, Volume 1, pp. 38-42. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-74. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 29.
[New York: Tower Publications, Inc., 1963]. Small octavo, illustrations by Frank Frazetta, pictorial wrappers. First thus. Midwood #34-612. First combination of two previously published novels. Two novels bound together. 8 inserted full page ink illustrations by Frank Frazetta. Scarce.
London, Sydney, Auckland, Johannesburg: Century, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The fourth book in the Drenai series. Clute, Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 393.
London: The Bodley Head, . Octavo, boards. First edition. British naval fiction during the time of Elizabeth I.
Chicago: Sun Publications, June, 1939. Octavo, single issue, cover by M. Brundage, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Feature story by Johnston McCulley.
Chicago: Fictioneers, Inc., 1943. Octavo, single issue, cover by Blakeslee, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Air stories. Includes a David Goodis short story.
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.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1936. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-293 [294-296], original beige cloth, spine stamped in green, top edge stained light blue, fore edge uncut, bottom edge rough cut, cream colored end papers. First edition. Precedes the U. K. edition. A novel of an English hired assassin who murders a government minister of a European country and is double crossed when he returns home to get paid. Adapted in 1942 as an American crime drama set in wartime San Francisco with Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake from a script by Albert Maltz and W.R. Burnett. Hubin, p. 349.
New York: A Del Rey Book, Ballantine Books, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. "In this intense, near-future novel, heiress Lore Van de Oest is kidnapped and left for dead when her family refuses to pay her ransom. Taken in by a woman named Spanner, who makes her living as a thief on the Net, Lore abandons her well-to-do lifestyle, becomes Spanner's lover, and finds a job in a high-tech sewage disposal plant. Transformed by her experiences, she eventually returns to her family in order to uncover some of their more unsavory secrets." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-469. Winner of the 1996 Nebula award for best novel.
London and New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Correct first edition, first issue, of this novel, published January, 1931; the American edition was not published until April of 1931. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone volume. Filmed several times.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-267 [268: colophon] [269-272: blank] [note: first two and last two leaves are blanks], title page printed in blue-gray and black, decorated light gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blue-gray and black, running Borzoi stamped in black on rear panel, top edge stained light blue-gray, other edges rough trimmed. First edition. The first Sam Spade book. A Haycraft-Queen "cornerstone." Layman A.3.1.a.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Collects eight supernatural tales including Hawthorne's early vampire classic, "Ken's Mystery."