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New York: Dell Publishing Company, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Dell No. 206. Paperback original. Collects nine stories. This volume includes the book publication of Norman Mailer's first story, "The Greatest Thing In The World" which won first prize in the college story writing contest in Story magazine in 1941.
New York: Dell Publishing Company, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Dell No. 367. Paperback original. Collects thirteen stories. Authors include Graham Greene, John Steinbeck, Ray Bradbury, D.H. Lawrence, F. Tennyson Jesse and others.
New York: Dell Publishing Company, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Dell No. 92. Paperback original. Story collection, first paperback publication of the classic "Leiningen versus the Ants" by Carl Stephenson, basis for the feature film "The Naked Jungle" (1954) with Charlton Heston. Other authors included are Ambrose Bierce, Margery Sharp, James M. Cain and others. Introduction by Alfred Hitchcock.
New York: E.P Dutton & Co., Inc., 1972. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collection of sixteen stories. Includes "The Most Powerful Tailor in the World" by Michael Crichton and the first book appearance of "Duel" by Richard Matheson which is the basis for the well regarded 1971 made for television film (which was Steven Spielberg's first film).
London: Robinson Publishing, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Anthology of 29 vampire stories by mostly modern authors with a few classic tales included. Some of the authors: Clive Barker, F. Marion Crawford, Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, M.R. James, E.F. Benson, Neil Gaiman, Ramsey Campbell.
London: Robinson, 1988. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Collection with Lumley, Barker, Etchinson, Ligotti, etc.
[London]: Macmillan, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Original anthology. "A collection of studies of real-life crimes mostly by authors who write crime fiction..." - jacket flap.
Minneapolis: World Fantasy Convention & Dreamhaven Books, 1993. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Book issued by the 1993 World Fantasy Convention. Anthology of stories by Kathe Koja and Barry Malzberg, Charles de Lint, John M. Ford, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Mary Frances Zambreno, and Patricia McKillip.
New York: Simon & Schuster, . First edition. Collects twenty-four stories by Isaac Asimov, Larry Niven, Brian Aldiss, Fritz Leiber and others as well as two novels, Bester's The Demolished Man and Sturgeon's More Than Human. "The short fiction, largely drawn from the three American SF magazines is of high quality..." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-444.
[London]: Eyre Methuen, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed by Lamb on the title page. The scarce hardbound issue, a bind-up in boards of paperback sheets, produced for the British library market. Collects twelve stories by Frederick Cowles, Barry Pain, Lafcadio Hearn, Bernard Capes, E. F. Benson, William Hope Hodgson, and others.
London and New York: W. H. Allen, 1973. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed and dated by Lamb on the front free endpaper. Collects seventeen stories by L. A. Lewis, Eleanor Scott, Charles Birkin, L. T. C. Rolt, Frederick Cowles, Vivian Meik, and others. The second horror anthology compiled by Lamb. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-282. Reginald 08547.
Penyffordd, Chester: Ash-Tree Press, 1996. Octavo, wrappers. First edition. Limited to 350 copies. Original wraps. Collection of stories culled from anthologies edited by Hugh Lamb. Introduction by Mike Ashley, some new comments on the stories by Lamb.
Arlington Heights: Dark Harvest, 1989. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The signed and limited issue, one of the publishers copies, labeled P/C on the limitation page.
New York, London: W. W. Norton & Company, . Octavo, First edition. Collects sixty-seven stories spanning a thirty year period representing most if not all the major figures active at this time. Includes a twenty-seven page introduction by Le Guin and brief notes on the authors. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1373 & 14-24.
Norfolk, VA: Crippen & Landru Publishers, 2006. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 300 numbered copies. Collection of stories by members of the Detection Club in honor of H.R.F. Keating. Authors include Robert Barnard, Liza Cody, Len Deighton, Colin Dexter, Reginald Hill, P.D. James and others. The separate pamphlet by Keating which accompanied this volume is missing.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, . Octavo, original black cloth stamped in light green. First edition. 595-page collection of twenty-three major cases solved by Sherlock Holmes, Uncle Abner, Dr. Thorndyke, Father Brown, Hercule Poirot, Lord Peter Wimsey and others, with biographies of the detectives, introduction and bibliography by Macgowan. "The choice of authors, detectives, and stories is praiseworthy, and well argued by the editor in his opening remarks." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1974) 2642.
New York, London: Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Introduction by Christopher Morley. Fiction by well known writers.
New York: Dell, 1964. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Paperback original. First annual edition of the best from Mike Shayne's mystery magazine. Includes stories by Hal Ellson and Dennis Lynds.
New York: Merlin Press, Inc., . Octavo, dust jacket by Virgil Finaly, cloth. First edition. Collects eighteen stories first published in WONDER STORIES between 1929 and 1937 by Edmond Hamilton, David H. Keller, Clark Ashton Smith, Stanley G. Weinbaum, and others. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-78.
[New York: The McCall Company, 1934.]. Large octavo, illustrations, cloth-backed boards. First combined edition. An advertising promotional for REDBOOK, reprinting in the original periodical format with the illustrations, the first six novels selected to be published in REDBOOK, each complete in a single issue. The six novels are THE THIN MAN by Dashiell Hammett, THE FIGURE IN THE FOG by Mignon G. Eberhart, THE CROSS OF PEACE by Sir Philip Gibbs, WHITE PIRACY by James Warner Bellah, THE BOOMERANG CLUE by Agatha Christie, and PARADE GROUND by Charles L. Clifford. The Hammet novel was first published in Redbook in December of 1933, the hardcover edition from Knopf in January of 1934. This collection was published after the Knopf edition. The Christie novel was published in the U. K. as WHY DIDN'T THEY ASK EVANS? The U. S. hardcover published by Dodd in 1935 is preceded by this. It should be noted that these magazine versions are abridged. Layman A6.2.
Baltimor: Borderlands Press, 1991. Octavo, cloth. First hardcover edition. Limited to 750 numbered copies, this copy is not numbered and marked "PC," signed by the editor and the contributors. Original anthology of vampire fiction in a shared world setting, collecting seventeen stories by Robert R. McCammon, Nancy Collins, Al Sarrantonio, Charles de Lint, Chet Williamson, Suzy McKee Charnas and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Richard Laymon, Thomas Monteleone, Lisa W. Cantrell, and others.
New York: Dial, 1985. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Anthology including stories by Lucius Shepard, Connie Willis, and others.
London: Macdonald, 1980. Octavo, boards. First British edition. Original anthology collecting short novel, "The Mist," by Stephen King (Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1040-43) and twenty-two short stories by Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Robert Aickman, Gene Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Edward Gorey, Theodore Sturgeon, and others. "A landmark volume..." - Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 4-346. Winner of the 1981 World Fantasy award for best anthology.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1976. Octavo, boards. First edition. Winner of 1977 World Fantasy award for best anthology. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 4-349.
New York: St. Martin's, 1976. Octavo, boards. First edition. Winner of 1977 World Fantasy award for best anthology. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 4-349.