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[New York]: A Macfadden-Bartell Book, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Macfadden Books 52-211. Collection of 12 stories of human - alien contact. Stories by Ray Bradbury, Fredric Brown, Fritz Leiber, Robert Sheckley and others.
[New York]: A Macfadden-Bartell Book, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. Macfadden Books 75-183.. Collects eleven stories.
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.
New York: Popular Library, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Popular Library SP352. Collection of eleven stories, mostly from pulp magazines. Ray Bradbury, Theodore Sturgeon, John D. MacDonald, C.M. Kornbluth and others.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Gold Medal dl428. Collection of four short novels by Robert A. Heinlein, R.M. McKenna, Avram Davidson and C.L. Moore.
Garden City: Hanover House, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects seventeen stories by Poe, Wells, Doyle, Verne, Stapledon, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sydney Fowler Wright, Capek, E. M. Forster, Edwin Balmer and Philip Wylie, H. P. Lovecraft and others, as well as the script for the Orson Welles radio play, "The Invasion From Mars." An excellent introduction to classic pre-1940 SF.
[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.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1921. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xix [xx] 1-332, original decorated light reddish brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, running Borzoi stamped in black on rear panel, all edges trimmed. First edition, variant (probably later) binding. H. P. Lovecraft's copy with his signature at the top edge of the front free endpaper. The book was given to HPL by Samuel Loveman who has written on the endpaper: "For Howard / as a token of his Friend's esteem. S.L." Collects twenty stories by Niccolo Machiavelli, Washington Irving, Wilhelm Hauff, Nikolai Gogol, William Makepeace Thackeray, Charles Baudelaire, and others. An important early collection of Devil stories, including a number of obscure European tales. Joshi and Michard, Lovecraft's Library: A Catalogue 702. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1419. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2-48. Bleiler (1978), p. 171. Reginald 12535.
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.
Greenwich, CT. Crest Book Fawcett Publications, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First printing of this edition. Fawcett Crest Book S282. Three short novels, "Mother Earth" by Isaac Asimov, "Double Meaning" by Damon Knight, and "Son of Two Worlds" by Edmond Hamilton.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Gold Medal Giant s726. Collects three novelettes. Ray Bradbury & Leigh Brackett, "Lorelei of the Red Mist", Theodore Sturgeon, "The Golden Helix" and Robert A. Heinlein "Destination Moon." First book publication for all three stories.
New York: Merlin Press, Inc., . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects ten short novels; "Enchantress of Venus," a Eric John Stark story by Leigh Brackett, "The Girl in the Golden Atom," by Ray Cummings, "By His Bootstraps," by Robert A. Heinlein (a time paradox story), "Gateway to Darkness," (part of ROGUE IN SPACE) by Fredric Brown, "Sword of Tomorrow," by Henry Kuttner, "The Sun Maker," by Jack Williamson, "Rogue Ship," by A.E. Van Vogt (this is part of the fix up novel, ROGUE SHIP, published in 1965), "Forgotten World," by Edmond Hamilton, "Things Past By," by Murray Leinster and "Island in the Sky," by Manly Wade Wellman (this precedes the Avalon Books edition).
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.
NY: Merlin Press, Inc., . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects twenty-five stories, each specially introduced by its author, by Isaac Asimov, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Fredric Brown, John W. Campbell, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, Clark Ashton Smith, Theodore Sturgeon, Manly Wade Wellman, Jack Williamson and others. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-448.
[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.
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.