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San Francisco, California, Columbia, Pennsylvania: Underwood-Miller, 1982. Octavo, imitation leather. First hardcover edition. One of 200 numbered copies signed by Vance, this copy has the number crossed out and stamped "Presentation Copy." A novel of suspense. Filmed in 1974 as a movie of the week for television. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A43c.
New York: Ballantine Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ballantine U2169. Paperback original. Signed by Vance on the title page. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A23.
[New York]: The Macmillan Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed by Vance on the title page. Collects eight stories. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A37.
San Francisco, CA, Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1979. Octavo, black cloth, stamped in blind to front cover, stamped in green to spine. First edition. Signed by Vance on title page. Collects nine stories by Vance. Foreword by Poul Anderson and introduction by John Shirley. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A60.
London: Dennis Dobson, . Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. Collection of five stories first published in paperback as THE WORLD BETWEEN AND OTHER STORIES (1965). Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A21b.
San Francisco, CA; Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1979-81. Octavo, four volumes, cloth. First U. S. hardcover editions. Volume three signed by Vance on the title page. Comprises City of the Chasch (1968), Servants of the Wankh (1969), The Dirdir (1969), and The Pnume (1970). Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A32l, A35k, 36k, A38i.
New York: Pyramid Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pyramid Books R-1140. Paperback original. Signed by Vance on the title page. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A18.
New York: The Viking Press, 1954. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Mystery novel involving gambling, set in Mexico City.
[New York]: TOR, . Small octavo, boards. First edition. Anthology of heroic fantasy, most first printed in pulp or amateur magazines. Authors include Robert E. Howard, C.L. Moore, Leigh Brackett and Ray Bradbury, Manly Wade Wellman and Henry Kuttner.
Minneapolis: Fedogan & Bremer, . Octavo, illustrated by J. K. Potter, cloth. First edition. Posthumous collection of the author's work which was compiled just before his death. This collection includes all his uncollected work as well as two unpublished stories. Winner of the Bram Stoker award for best collection. Edited by Stephen Jones.
[Knoxville, TN]: The Silver Eel Press and Village Printers, . Octavo, stiff pictorial wrappers. First edition. Limited to 300 numbered copies. This copy specially signed and inscribed by Wagner to a collector and friend. Collects nine poems.
Indianapolis, IN: Popular Fiction Publishing Company, 1935. Octavo, single issue, cover by Margaret Brundage, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Features "The Hour of the Dragon" a Conan story by Robert E. Howard. Also Clark Ashton Smith, Edmond Hamilton, Paul Ernst and others. Third and last cover appearance of Conan. This issue also features the first published artwork by Virgil Finlay (interior).
New York, NY: Weird Tales, 1947. Octavo, single issue, cover by A.R. Tilburne, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "The Handler" by Ray Bradbury and the first publication of "The Hog" by William Hope Hodgson, a Carnacki story. Also fiction by Theodore Sturgeon (his first appearance) and Stephen Grendon (August Derleth) and others.
New York, NY: Weird Tales, 1951. Octavo, single issue, cover by Charles Kennedy, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by August Derleth, Mary Elizabeth Counselman and others.
New York, NY: Weird Tales, 1947. Octavo, single issue, cover by Matt Fox, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Robert Bloch, Carl Jacobi, Stephen Grendon (August Derleth) and others.
New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Westlake on the title page. A Dortmunder novel.
New York... Harper & Row Publishers, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-494.
San Francisco: Re/Search Publications, . Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Willeford. Originally published as paperback originals these two short novels are bound dos-a-dos as a paperback double novel. Good introduction by Lou Stathis. Also included is the first publication of HIGH PRIEST OF CALIFORNIA: A PLAY IN THREE ACTS. Two hard-boiled fictions set in San Francisco of the 1950s.
London: Arthur Barker Limited, . Octavo, boards. First edition. "Wilson's second philosophical science fiction story again successfully reinvents the Lovecraft mythos to illuminate a personal vision." - Barron (ed.), Horror Literature 4-331. Cawthorn & Moorcock: Fantasy: The 100 Best Books #88.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1960. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first novel. A psychological thriller about a modern Jack the Ripper who kills women in London's Whitechapel district.
London: John Spencer & Co., . Small octavo, single issue, cover by Facey, pictorial wrappers. Second of ten published, paperback size magazine. Four SF stories. Harbottle and Holland p. 154. Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 768-769.
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.
Chicago: Popular Publications, Inc., 1936. Octavo, single issue, cover by Walter Baumhofer, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "The Living Lie Down With the Dead" by Cornell Woolrich. Also fiction by Carroll John Daly, Frederick Nebel, Fred MacIsaac and others. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 168-170.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-307 [308-312: blank], original dark blue cloth, front ruled in blind and stamped in gold, spine stamped in gold, top edge stained blue, decorated end papers. First U. S. edition. Story collection of French Foreign Legion adventures with the Geste brothers and associated characters. Hubin, p. 880.
New York: Arbor House, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Dedication copy with signed inscription by Zelazny on dedication leaf under Kirby McCauley's name: "With all kinds of / thanks & high wishes - / Roger Zelazny." Kirby McCauley was Zelazny's literary agent at this time. Review materials laid in. The seventh Amber novel. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-276.