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New York, NY: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1943. Octavo, single issue, cover by Modest Stein, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "King of the Black Market" by Maxwell Grant. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 486-491. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 570-573.
New York: Standard Magazines, Inc., 1949. Octavo, single issue, cover by Rudolph Belarski, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pulp magazine. Includes a Race Williams novel by Carroll John Daly, also a story by Louis L'Amour and others. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 569-571.
New York: Standard Magazines, Inc., 1952. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Features "The Sleeping City" by Marty Holland, a hard boiled novel. The author is best know for the novel FALLEN ANGEL.
New York: Better Publications, Inc., 1939. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pulp magazine. The tenth anniversary issue. Includes E. E. Smith, John Coleman and Hulbert Burroughs, Jack Williamson, and others. This also includes a six page section of bios and pictures of contributors from the publication history - Simak, Wellman, Coblentz, Kuttner, Wesso, Paul, Morey and more.
New York: Best Books, Inc., 1953. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. The last of four, reprints mystery fiction from the Standard Publications magazines. This volume includes Fredric Brown, Carroll John Daly, Robert Leslie Bellem and others.
London: Gerald G. Swan, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. This copy has U.S. publisher stamp to bottom of title page (Wehman Bros., NY) in a U.S. dollar price stamped to inside front flap. Supernatural thriller involving telepathy.
New York: Street and Smith Publications, Inc., 1940. Octavo, single issue, printed wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "Typewriter in the Sky" by L. Ron Hubbard, "Cargo" by Theodore Sturgeon, "The Bleak Shore" by Fritz Leiber (a Fafhrd and Gray Mouser story). Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 694-699.
Garden City: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1960. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. First published the same year as BONY AND THE KELLY GANG. Features Detective Inspector Napoleon "Bony" Bonaparte of the Queensland Police.
San Francisco, CA, Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1986. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 200 numbered copies signed by Vance. Collects eight stories. Text of the stories edited by Tim Underwood and D. Ross Voyles with Vance's approval. - See Hewett & Mallet, pg. 150. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A77.
San Francisco, CA, Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1976. Octavo, illustrations by George Barr, cloth. First hardcover edition. The author's first book. "Little noticed at initial publication, this work launched a whole subgenre of fictional futures in which magic replaces science..." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-185. "...Vance was beginning to compose the kind of story that would eventually make him one of the two or three most deeply influential authors in the sf and fantasy genres after World War Two" - Malcolm J. Edwards and John Clute, SFE (online). Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-345. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 70. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A1i. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 11. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 1066. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 441-46. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 665-70. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 168-69.
[New York]: Berkley Publishing Corporation, . Small octavo, cover by Richard Powers, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Berkley Medallion X1454. Paperback original. Signed by Vance on the title page. The third volume in the Demon Princes series. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A31.
[New York]: A Toby Press Book, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Signed by Vance on the title page. Paperback original, digest size format. Space Opera set in the future in which Paddy Blackthorn, an "Earther," set out to steal the secret of the interstellar space drive from The Sons Of Langtry, genetically altered descendants of the drive's inventor. "A simple quest story centered around five gold rings or bracelets owned by the rulers of the Galaxy." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction (), p. 138. Published later in a shorter version as "The Five Gold Bands." Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance A2.
New York: The Dial Press / James Wade, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects nine stories. The title story, a novella won both the Hugo and Nebula awards, 1979. Also the story "Air Raid", a Hugo and Nebula award nominee, is the basis for the novel Millennium. The stories "Retrograde Summer", "Phantom of Kansas", and "In the Hall of the Martian Kings" are all Hugo award nominees. "Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance" was a Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1171.
New York: DAW Books, Inc., . Small octavo, cover by Michael Whelan, pictorial wrappers. First edition. DAW Books No. 724. Signed by Wagner on the title page. Collects eighteen stories by Robert Bloch, Joe Lansdale, Charles L. Grant, Ramsey Campbell, and others. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 6-421.
[Columbus, OH: Gary Hoppenstand, 1974]. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Magazine. Signed inscription by Wagner on the first page, also signed by artist John Mayer, artist Lee Brown Coye and author David Drake. The first issue of this short lived magazine is devoted to Karl Edward Wagner. It includes the part one of the unedited version of the first Kane novel, DARKNESS WEAVES. Additionally a short story by David Drake re-written by Wagner, "Killer," signed inscription by Drake at the head of the story. Also included is a contribution by Manly Wade Wellman on the character of Kane as well as Wagner's first Kane as it was originally written, circa 1961-62, "Lynortis Reprise."
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1964. Octavo, with illustrations by Howard Wandrei, cloth. First edition. 742 copies printed. Signed by Wandrei on the front free endpaper.
New York, NY: Weird Tales, 1948. Octavo, single issue, cover by Matt Fox, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Edmond Hamilton, Theodore Sturgeon, Manly Wade Wellman and others.
New York, NY: Weird Tales, 1938. Octavo, single issue, cover by Margaret Brundage, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Henry Kuttner, Seabury Quinn, Clark Ashton Smith and H.P. Lovecraft (posthumous).
New York: Published by Stellar Publishing Corporation, n.d., . Octavo, pp.  2-24, printed self wrappers, stapled. First edition. An excellent association copy inscribed and signed by Wellman to his friend and fellow North Carolina author Karl Edward Wagner on the front cover. Wagner published two collections of Wellman’s stories under his Carcosa imprint, and upon Wellman's death became his literary executor. The author's first book in so far as this pamphlet may be so regarded. Published by Hugo Gernsback as "Science Fiction Series" No. 15. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 14994.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1895. Small octavo, inserted frontispiece (with tissue guard) with illustration by W. B. Russell, original decorated tan buckram, front and spine panels stamped in purple, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition, first printing with author's name incorrectly printed as "H. S. WELLS" on recto of title leaf. The earliest draft of THE TIME MACHINE was serialized in THE SCIENCE SCHOOLS JOURNAL in 1888 as "The Chronic Argonauts." After two subsequent drafts (which are lost), Wells rewrote the story as a series of loosely connected articles for THE NATIONAL OBSERVER. Seven of these appeared between March and June 1894, but the series was discontinued when W. E. Henley gave up the editorship of the magazine. Henley took over the editorship of THE NEW REVIEW and arranged for a much revised version of the novel to be serialized there: it appeared in five installments from January to May 1895. At the end of May THE TIME MACHINE was published as a book by Henry Holt in New York and William Heinemann in London. The text of the Heinemann edition is largely, though not entirely, the same as that serialized in THE NEW REVIEW, while the text of Holt edition (which preceded the Heinemann edition) contains a number of significant variations from both THE NEW REVIEW and Heinemann versions. See Bergonzi, "The Publication of The Time Machine, 1894-1895," Clareson, ed., SF: The Other Side of Realism (1971), pp. 204-15. The author's first SF novel. "Many rank it as Wells's best book, certainly its qualities are striking and direct ... All time-travel stories since owe a debt to Wells, none has become so acclaimed." - Bleiler (ed), Science Fiction Writers, p. 26. "THE TIME MACHINE might be considered the first work of modern science-fiction, and it is still the classic statement of an important subgenre ... A remarkable work, and necessary reading." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2325. Filmed twice, first in 1960 and again in 2002. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-161; (1981) 1-171; (1987) 1-103; (1995) 1-103; and (2004) II-1232. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 800. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 207. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 227. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1175. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 107. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2287-92. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 62-3. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15085. Currey, p. 524 (printing A). Hammond B1 (note).
[No Place, Chicago?], Pinkerton's National Detective Agency, Inc., [No date, 1948?]. Small octavo, printed wrappers. Booklet with three cases taken from the files of Pinkerton's. Also includes a list of Pinkerton's services, policies and a list of company officers and locations.
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."
New York: Arbor House, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Review slip and promotional flyer laid in. The sixth Amber novel. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-276.