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Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1963. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2546 copies printed. Signed inscription by Derleth on the front free endpaper: "for -- / with best wishes - / August (Stephen Grendon) / Derleth." Seventeen fantasy stories, including some of Derleth's best, most first printed in WEIRD TALES. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 524. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-95.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, Publishers, 1970. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Revision and expansion of Derleth's ARKHAM HOUSE: THE FIRST TWENTY YEARS 1939-1959 (1959) that provides a brief history of the firm and checklist of publications through 1969 issued under the imprints of Arkham House, Mycroft & Moran, and Stanton & Lee.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed by Dick on recto of half title leaf and signed by Zelazny on a small label affixed to same.
Boston: Gregg Press, 1976. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. hardcover edition, first printing. 352 copies printed. The author's first book. Text offset from that of the 1955 Ace edition. New introduction by Thomas M. Disch. "Political power in the 23rd century is conferred by random selection - but in reality this is all a front for the true powers that be. A complex and heartening tale of breakout from an oppressive system. Its the author's first novel, and the start of an important sf career. - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 333. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-334.
Chicago: Popular Publications, Inc., 1934. Octavo, single issue, cover by John Howitt, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 168-170.
Chicago, IL: Popular Publications, Inc., 1949. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes a Fredric Brown story.
New York, NY: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1940. Octavo, single issue, cover by Emery Clarke, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "The Flying Goblin" 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.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Gold Medal #D1949. Paperback original. The eleventh Parker novel. Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. 1039-1041.
New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, . Octavo, First edition. A short story collection.
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1983. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. "The book is a serious psychological study, a detective story, an unusual love story, and an exercise in down-to-the-wire suspense: a worthy addition to the author's already impressive body of work." - Pronzini and Muller: 1001 MIDNIGHTS pp. 231-32.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects sixteen stories. Includes "Jeffty is Five," Nebula Award winner, 1977 and Hugo Award winner, 1978 for best short story. The story also won the 1999 online Locus poll as best short story of all time. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-206.
Huntington Woods, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1980. Octavo, boards. Limited edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Farmer. The Berkley trade edition preceded by several weeks. Fourth "Riverworld" novel. See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-393. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1809-16.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1955. Octavo, boards. First British and first hardcover edition. "A chilling classic..." - Barron (ed.) Horror Literature 4-116. Now filmed four times, a classic of the genre. The first film version directed by Don Siegel starring Kevin McCarthy was released at the height of the Red scare of the 1950s. The latest version appeared in 2007 titled "Invasion." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-72.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1958. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Crest Books 260. Hard boiled novel with P.I. Joe Puma.
New York: Avalon, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Originally published in Argosy in 1921. Early Science-Fantasy. Third book in a trilogy, sequel to Palos of the Dog Star Pack and The Mouthpiece of Zitu.
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: Fawcett Gold Medal, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. Review slip laid in. Ancient Indian burial ground unearthed in Los Angeles reveals the bones of twin sisters, victims of a modern murderer.
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.
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.
London: The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd., n.d., . Small octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-10  12-252 [253: ad] [254: blank] [Note: pagination starts with front paste down and ends with rear free end paper], eight film stills on four inserted plates, original decorated maroon boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition in English. The 1928 silent thriller Spies (Spione), a UFA production, was directed by Fritz Lang, his first film after Metropolis. An under appreciated film production which was adapted from by his wife from her story. The film starred Willy Fritsch and Gerda Maurus.