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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1955. Octavo, cloth. First edition.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, . Octavo, full leather, a.e.g. First edition. Signed by Haldeman on a special page. Part of the "Signed First Editions of Science Fiction" series.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, . Octavo, full leather, a.e.g. Later edition. Signed by Sawyer on a special page. Basis for a short lived television series.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, . Octavo, color frontispiece by Frank Kelly Freas, black and white illustrations by Laura Brodian Kelly Freas, full leather, a.e.g. Later edition. Signed by LeGuin on a special page, part of the Easton Press "Collector's Edition." Signed plate by Kelly Freas laid in. Winner of the 1969 Nebula and 1970 Hugo awards. "A human envoy to the snowbound planet Gethen struggles to understand its sexually ambivalent inhabitants. This is convincingly detailed, beautifully written, "anthropological" sf at its very best." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 207. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-643. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 60. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 319. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1171-77.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, . Octavo, four plates with eight color illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations by John Schoeneer, full leather, a.e.g. Later edition. Easton Press "Memorial Edition." Includes remembrances by Poul Anderson, Isaac Asimov, Ben Bova, Ray Bradbury, Charles N. Brown, F. M. Busby, Harlan Ellison, Philip Jose Farmer, James Gunn, Joe Haldeman, David Hartwell, Peter Israel, Willis E. McNelly, Fred Pohl, and Jack Vance. First novel in the Dune series, an immensely popular work which led to many sequels. "Politics and metaphysics are tightly bound into a remarkably detailed and coherent pattern; an imaginative tour de force ... The series demonstrates how a good SF writer's ability to build a coherent and convincing hypothetical world can serve the purpose of making philosophical and sociological questions concrete; the series thus becomes a massive thought experiment in social philosophy ..." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-524. "What, in its entirety, does the Dune saga represent? Nearly 2300 pages -- more than a million words. A saga covering some six thousand or so years. A cast of hundreds. Dune is, undoubtedly, an epic. In its own way it achieves what earlier models failed at. It is not merely the present retold as the future. It is much more than a power fantasy. Unlike E. E. 'Doc' Smith's Lensman universe, or Asimov's Foundation universe, it has depth as well as breadth. Unlike those earlier models it grasped the concept that the future would have different modes of behavior, different motivations to our own. For all its seemingly mediaeval setting, DUNE is a thoroughly futuristic novel. It transcends its ANALOG origins. The Dune sequence is not, in its totality, easy reading. Like the best of anything, it requires and rewards attention. It is not wholly successful, and the later volumes are, perhaps, over-cerebral, yet in its ambitious design the sequence does not fall short of its target. Its existence has influenced younger writers to attempt more complex schemes than they might otherwise have ventured upon. Bruce Sterling and Greg Bear are writers who can been seen to have benefitted from Herbert's trailblazing efforts. Many others would admit that Herbert's influence has added rigor to their work." - Aldiss and Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree, pp. 399-400. Winner of the 1965 Nebula and 1966 Hugo awards for best novel. Filmed several times, as a feature film in 1984 and a TV mini-series in 2000. In post-production for a new theatrical release. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-524. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Books 48. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 647-58.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, . Octavo, eight color illustrations by Dennis Lyall, full leather, a.e.g. Limited edition. One of 600 numbered copies signed by Keyes on inserted limitation leaf. New introduction by Eric S. Rabkin. The novel won the 1966 Nebula award; the earlier short story won the 1960 Hugo award. Filmed twice, the first as "Charly" in 1968 starring Cliff Robertson who won an Oscar for the title role, and again in 2000 as "Flowers for Algernon" in a made for TV film. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-98. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 802-06.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, . Octavo, full leather, a.e.g. Later edition. Signed by Willis on the title page. New introduction by Pamela Sargent. 1993 Nebula award winner for best novel. 1993 Co-winner of the Hugo Award. The author's first novel to feature her time traveling historians from Oxford. Part of the "Masterpieces of Science Fiction" series. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1265. Broderick and Di Filippo, Science Fiction: The 101 Best Novels, 1985-2010 #32.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, . Octavo, illustrations, full blue leather binding, stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. First hardcover edition. Introduction by Terry Bisson. This edition is produced from the University of Nebraska Bison Books paperback edition (2002). This takes the original three separate serial versions (which were edited for the original hardcover editions) and "recreated the original text in one volume. Burroughs authority Philip Burger directed Bison [Books] to the research of scholar Alan Hanson where he analyzed the content, distinguishing numerous passages, sentences and words that were either excised by the magazine editors or were added later by Burroughs or an editor to the book editions." - Zeuschner, Edgar Rice Burroughs (2016), p. 210. This edition also includes an analysis of the changes in the text. Zeuschner, Edgar Rice Burroughs (2016), p. 51.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, [2012, i.e. 2013]. Octavo, three color illustrations by Michael Bohbot, full green leather binding, stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Later edition. Zeuschner, Edgar Rice Burroughs (2016), p. 167-168.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1989. Octavo, illustrations by Bob Eggleton, full decorated leather. First edition. One of an unspecified number of copies signed by Wolfe. Collects thirty-four stories including two, "The Cat" and "The Map," set on Urth. Part of the Easton Press signed "first edition" series.
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, . Octavo, frontispiece by Richard Powers, full decorated leather. Limited edition. Signed by Vonnegut. Issued as part of the Easton Press "Masterpieces of Science Fiction" series. New introduction dated "November 1989" by Kurt Vonnegut. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1203. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1944. Octavo, jacket illustration by Charles Frank Wakefield, cloth. First edition. 1559 copies printed. The sixth Arkham House book. Whitehead's posthumously published first collection of weird fiction, fourteen stories including eleven of the twenty-five stories he published in WEIRD TALES between 1924 and 1933. All but one of the stories collected here "are set in the West Indies and are redolent with local color ... Whitehead was a cut above the general run of pulp writers, and his stories feature some remarkable motifs, occasionally let down by inept plotting." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-165. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 3-213. Bleiler: The Guide To Supernatural Fiction #1706.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946. Large octavo, jacket art by Hannes Bok, cloth. First edition. This posthumous 475-page memorial collection is Howard's first book published in the United States. It includes a short novel and twenty-one stories, most first published in WEIRD TALES, some featuring Conan, Solomon Kane, Bran Mak Morn and King Kull, as well as others that do not belong to his various series, his article on Conan's world, "The Hyborian Age," his poem, "Lines Written in the Realization That I Must Die," and Howard memoirs by H. P. Lovecraft and E. Hoffmann Price. Barron (ed): Horror Literature 3-95. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 853.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946. Large octavo, cloth. First edition. 3014 copies printed. Collects four novels, THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND, THE BOATS OF THE 'GLEN CARRIG,' THE GHOST PIRATES, and THE NIGHT LAND, with introductory essay by H. C. Koenig and bibliography by A. Langley Searles. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-88; 3-91; and 3-92. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 744-48; I, pp. 143-45; II, pp. 601-04; and III, pp. 1105-10. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-103; 3-105; 3-106; and 3-110. BOATS and HOUSE in Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 96-7. HOUSE is Jones and Newman, Horror: 100 Best Books 29.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1958. Octavo, jacket art by Frank Utpatel, cloth. First edition. 519 copies printed. Poetry.
San Francisco, California: A. M. Robertson, 1912. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-99 , title page printed in black and red, original pictorial tan boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition, first binding. Signed by Smith on half title page with two corrections in his hand in the text. 2000 copies printed of which approximately 1000 sets of unbound sheets were destroyed by fire. The author's first book.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1948. Octavo, jacket illustration by Audrey Johnson, cloth. First edition. A Chtulhu Mythos novel. According to the dust jacket copy H. P. Lovecraft who read this novel in manuscript form wrote of it, "You will like this novel-especially the poetically cosmic second half, one chapter of which is a masterpiece of underground horror." Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-158. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1657. Tymn (ed): Horror Literature 4-219.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1974. Octavo, cloth. First edition, first printing. All the collaborations and completions in one volume, including a fragment (unfinished at the time of Derleth's death) published here for the first time. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-112. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-101. Joshi I-C-50.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1962. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2470 copies printed. Collects five Mythos stories which all first appeared in Weird Tales magazine. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 522. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-99.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1971. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 3051 copies printed. Original anthology with twenty-four stories by H. P. Lovecraft, Robert Bloch, Basil Copper, Robert E. Howard, Ramsey Campbell, and others. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-422. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-256.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1964. Octavo, jacket art by Frank Utpatel, cloth. First edition. Collection of 18 unpublished stories. Includes William Hope Hodgson, H. R. Wakefield, H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard, Carl Jacobi, Fritz Leiber, Ramsey Cambell and others.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1967. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Anthology of horror stories, includes work by Robert Aickman, J. Ramsey Campbell, William Hope Hodgson, Margery Lawrence, H.P. Lovecraft (and August Derleth, uncredited) and nine others, all previously unpublished.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946. Octavo, front cover illustration by Ronald Clyne, cloth. First edition. 3000 copies printed. The author's posthumously published second collection of weird fiction, preceded by JUMBEE AND OTHER UNCANNY TALES (1944). Twenty-five stories by Whitehead were published in WEIRD TALES between 1924 and 1933. "The stories are very well written, with an authenticity which accentuates the feeling of dread expectation." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 183. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1707. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-230. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-213.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1963. Octavo, cloth. First edition. This copy with the copyright page blank without a cancel sticker affixed. Short Cthulhu Mythos novel first printed in WEIRD TALES in 1931. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-153. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1035. Winter list, p. 270.
[Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House, . Octavo, illustrated by Lee Brown Coye, cloth. First edition. 1522 copies printed. Collects three of Lovecraft's best stories; “The Colour Out of Space,” “The Dunwich Horror,” and “The Thing On the Doorstep,” with fifteen plates of full-page black and white illustrations by Lee Brown Coye. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-112. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-101. Joshi I-C-50.