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New York: Frederick Ungar, 1981. Octavo, Wrappers. First edition. Paperback issue. Study of the works of Theodore Sturgeon.
Newark, N.J. Sam Moskowitz, 1975. Large octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-11 [12: blank], mimeographed from typewritten copy, pictorial front wrapper (no back wrapper as issued), stapled. First edition. Limited printing of "not over 300 copies." This copy is signed by Moskowitz. Tribute and brief biography.
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collection of twenty-six selections from American and British periodicals arranged by motif. The 36-page introduction, one of Moskowitz's most important contributions to the study of the history of SF, surveys the early history of the mass-circulation, general interest English-language magazine and examines themes and extent of a popular literary form of the period. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-70.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, . Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. A history and anthology of "The Scientific Romance" in the Munsey magazines 1912-1920.
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Moskowitz on the front free end paper. Collection of articles on the early science fiction writers, Shelley, Poe, Verne, Wells, Doyle, Burroughs, Lovecraft, Weinbaum, Wylie and others. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 10-191.
Atlanta: The Atlanta Science Fiction Organization Press, 1954. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed inscription by Moskowitz on the front free end paper. Preceded by a 1951 paperbound mimeographed edition limited to 150 copies. A very personal view of fandom, but still the best portrayal of this small, but influential group of SF activists. Contains information on fanzines published in the 1930s and 1940s not available elsewhere. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 9-61.
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc., 1983. Large octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed by Grant on title page. Bio-bibliography with comprehensive illustrated checklist of Mundy's books and magazine appearances, an autobiography, biography by Peter Berresford Ellis, memoir by Mundy's wife, Dawn Mundy Provost, essays by Darrel Crombie and Fritz Leiber, an article on Mundy's writings published in Adventure, and other material.
Greenwood, MA: Odyssey Publications, Inc., 1978. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, stapled. First edition. Booklet which reprints two articles by Will Murray, "Reflections In a Flake-Gold Eye" and "The Girl Who Loved Doc Savage." Both were originally published in the mimeographed fanzine THE DOC SAVAGE READER prior to 1975, which is an uncommon fanzine. Both articles are revised for this publication and are one of the earliest examinations of the character.
White Bear Lake, MN: The Armchair Detective Press, 1974. Wrappers. First edition. Printed wrappers. Reference to story titles and authors.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1954. Octavo, cloth. First edition. History of the Story Paper Weeklies.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1983. Octavo, Hardcover. First U.S. edition. Examination of the author's works with historical perspective. With a large number of photographs.
Westport, CT, London, England: Greenwood Press, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A comprehensive analytical checklist of 168 English-language professional and important amateur fantasy and horror magazines, most published in the United States and Great Britain, from 1919 through 1983. Indexed alphabetically by magazine (with chronological issue by issue content listing), by author (with biographical information when available), by artist, and by editor. Four appendixes provide an index to series and connected stories, an annotated selected list of magazines that published a "fair percentage of weird fantasy" and "came closest to being included in the main index," a chronological listing of magazines, and a geographical listing of magazines. The major index to fantasy and weird fiction magazines. "...particularly important for its coverage of small press publications and rare titles not normally included in the standard indexes." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 11-68 and Barron (ed), Horror Literature 11-68. Burgess, Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror 130.
London, New York: Academy Editions, St. Martin's Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition, U.S. issue. Simultaneous publication in England and the U.S. Done by the author's widow, with varied selections from the author's career with some analysis.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1929. Octavo, original brown cloth, front and spine stamped in black. First edition.
[New York]: Algol Press, . Octavo, printed wrappers. First edition. Collects three essays by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Norman Spinard, and Alfred Bester. The Bester essay is "Writing and The Demolished Man."
[Hornsea, England]: PS Publishing, . Octavo, boards. First edition. One of 1000 numbered copies signed by Powers. Illustrated bibliography of Powers works, includes story notes, commentary from Powers, articles and essays from Dean Koontz, James P. Blaylock China Miéville, Karen Joy Fowler and others.
Mount Olive, NC: Cryptic Publications, 1988. Small octavo, printed wrappers, stapled. First edition. Thirty-six page booklet with material on Smith by Donald Wandrei, Donald Sydney-Fryer, Richard Stockton, Clark Ashton Smith, Marjorie Farber, Douglas Anderson and editorial by Price. Also includes the conclusion to "Return of the Sorcerer" by Smith.
New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1989. Octavo, Hardcover. First U.S. edition.
[New York]: Carroll & Graf, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U. S. edition, trade paperback format. Critical essays on 100 SF novels from Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) to Gibson's Neuromancer (1984). Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 8-109. Burgess, Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror 73.
New York: Pharos Books, . Octavo, boards. First U. S. edition. Short critiques of approximately 3000 novels, single author story collections and anthologies. Emphasis is mostly on post WW II material. A useful reference. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 7-28. Burgess, Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror 74.
New York: Biblo and Tannen, 1969. Octavo, cloth. Later edition. Fifty pieces on the aspects of mystery fiction.
Bloomington: The Lilly Library / Indiana University, 1975. Large octavo, numerous illustrations, pictorial wrappers. First edition. A fine exhibit catalogue describing 211 items selected to present a history of the emergence and growth of SF and fantasy literature illustrated with photographs of title pages, book jackets, manuscripts, and original art work.
Ashcroft, B.C. Calabash Press, 1997. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The second volume in this series. Articles centered on the Doyle story.
Chicago: Advent: Publishers, Inc., 1986. Octavo, illustrated, cloth. First edition. Issue-by-issue survey of Galaxy (1950-1980) with some publishing history. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 12-43.
New York: The Candlelight Press, 1968. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Limited to 2500 copies. One of 2500 copies. Tribute to Starrett, includes a biography and bibliography.