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New York, NY: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1939. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "Battle of Greed" by Maxwell Grant. Includes a Steve Fisher writing as Stephen Gould short story. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 486-491. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 570-573.
[Lakewood, Colorado: Centipede Press, 2008]. Octavo, two part cloth. Expanded edition. Limited to 250 copies signed by introducer Ed Gorman and artist Harry O. Morris. First published as a paperback original by Lancer Books in 1972. New introduction by Ed Gorman. Interview with publisher Arnold Hano. Includes the novella "A Horse in the Baby's Bathtub."
London: R. A. Everett & Co., Ltd., 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-293 [294-296: ads] + 32-page undated publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, inserted frontispiece, original pictorial red cloth, front cover stamped in light green, black and white, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. A collection of occult detective stories. "Fourteen connected stories of the weird and supernatural, narrated in the first person, written in a sentimental and unsophisticated manner reminiscent of a generation earlier, with story titles such as 'The Speaker and the Spectre,' 'A Singular Case of Somnambulism,' 'The Ghost in the Violin' and 'Interviewing the Mummies.' A prize for the connoisseur more than the general reader, though not quite as desirable as this publisher's other 1903 title, DACOBRA." - Robert Eldridge. "Series of fourteen episodes of mystery and crime, in which one of the central characters, running through the series, has supernatural powers (which include the ability to give his 'thought-body' visible substance)." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 212. Bleiler (1978), p. 193. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 798.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. This was nominated for both the American Book Awards and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Garden City: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1961. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. First published the same year as BONY AND THE WHITE SAVAGE. Features Detective Inspector Napoleon "Bony" Bonaparte of the Queensland Police.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, . Octavo, eight illustrations by the author, cloth backed boards. First U. S. edition. A Judge Dee mystery. Hubin, p. 820.
San Francisco, California/Columbia, PA: Underwood/Miller, 1979. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 450 copies. Signed by Vance on the title page. Mystery set in Oakland in the 1960s. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A55.
Los Angeles, CA; Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1987. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Vance. Book one of "The Cadwal Chronicles." On the planet Cadwal a police officer attempts to solve a murder amongst the background of social unrest and tangled political situations. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1159. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance A79.
Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, . Octavo, cloth. First Dutch hardcover edition. Signed by Vance on the title page. Dutch edition of THE DYING EARTH. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A1gb.
New York: Pyramid, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pyramid V3698. Paperback original. Signed by Vance on the title page. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A47.
[Columbus, OH: Gary Hoppenstand, 1975]. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Magazine. Signed inscription by Wagner on the first page, also signed inscription by artist George Chastain, and signed inscription by author David Drake at the head of his story. Includes part two of the unedited version of the first Kane novel, DARKNESS WEAVES and the Kane story "The Dark Muse." Also fiction by Carl Jacobi and Robert Weinberg.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1945. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The first original novel published by Arkham House, a ghost story. Barron (ed): Horror Literature 3-203. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1655.
New York, NY: Weird Tales, 1953. Octavo, single issue, cover by Frank Kelly Freas, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "Wet Straw" by Richard Matheson, his first appearance in WT.
New York, NY: Weird Tales, 1944. Octavo, single issue, cover by John Guinta, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Ray Bradbury's seventh Weird Tales appearance, "Reunion." Also fiction by August Derleth, Manly Wade Wellman, Frank Belknap Long and others.
Indianapolis, IN: Popular Fiction Publishing Company, 1935. Octavo, single issue, cover by Margaret Brundage, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. A Dr. Satan story by Paul Ernst. Also the classic Robert Bloch story "The Shambler From the Stars"
[New York]: The MacMillan Company, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Westlake the title page (as Westlake and Stark). The third Alan Grofield novel.
London and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, . Octavo, boards. New edition. First published in 1912 as THRILLING STORIES OF THE RAILWAY, this is a facsimile reprint. Collects fifteen stories of crime involving the railways. "An important book-containing fifteen railway stories of which the first nine are "cases from the private notebook" of Thorpe Hazell, railway detective." - Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 115. Hubin, p. 859.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's first book. A collection of his best early writing from Esquire and The New York Herald Tribune and other sources.
Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collection of six stories, including the classic "Rear Window," basis for the Alfred Hitchcock film (1954). Queen's Quorum #97.
Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Basis for the 1946 film noir of the same name, screenplay by Clifford Odets and starring Susan Hayward and Paul Lukas.
New York: Avon Book Division, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Avon #T-354. Paperback original. No hardcover edition. Collection of six stories, most from magazine sources. "My Lips Destroy" is a heavily revised version of "Vampire's Honeymoon" from Horror Stories (1939).
New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, Auckland: Bantam Books, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The second volume in a trilogy, set five years after the events in "Return of the Jedi."
San Francisco, CA, Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1986. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 400 signed and numbered copies by Zelazny. The seventh Amber novel. See-Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 7-388.