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Painted Devils: Strange Stories.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32019


Short story collection: nine stories collected from earlier Aickman books; this selection not published in Britain. Priced $8.95 at top edge of front inner flap (ie. not a book club edition). View more info

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The Hand-Reared Boy (signed by the author).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: London.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 03889


Mainstream rite-of-passage novel (partly-autobiographical?), first in the Horatio Stubbs trilogy: followed by A Rude Awakening and A Soldier Erect. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''the 1970s also saw the author beginning to publish non-sf fictions more substantial than his previous two, The Brightfount Diaries and The Male Response). He gained his first bestseller and some notoriety with THE HAND-REARED BOY (1970). This, with its two sequels, A Soldier Erect (1971) and A ... View more info

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The Angle Between Two Walls: The Fiction of J. G. Ballard.

By: Ballard, J. G. (by Roger Luckhurst)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Liverpool University Press.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07929


214 pages. View more info

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The Somnambulist (signed & dated by the author).

By: Barnes, Jonathan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Gollancz: London.: 2007.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 19853


The author's first book: a Victorian novel starring Edward Moon, detective, and his strange and silent assistant The Somnambulist: together they set out to stop a plot to recreate the apocalyptic prophecies of William Blake and bring the British Empire crashing down. Issued simultaneous with the hardcover edition. SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR/''Jonathan Barnes, 16.03.07. Be warned...''. View more info

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Lovecraft's Providence And Adjacent Parts: Second Edition, Revised And Enlarged.

By: Beckwith, Jr., Henry L. P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Donald M. Grant, Publisher.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33356


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A Book Of The Sea.

By: Beech, Mark (ed.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Egaeus Press: UK.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44295


320 pages: ''being a collection of weird new writings'' by Jane Jakeman, Rosalie Parker, Tom Johnstone, Colin Insole, Jonathan Eeds, Stephen J. Clark, Karim Ghahwagi, Michael Colangelo, Colin Fisher, George Berguño, Albert Power, Martin Jones, David Yates, S.A. Rennie, D.F. Lewis, Steven Pirie, Jonathan Wood, Tim Foley, Joseph Dawson, Charles Schneider and Richard Sheppard. 400 copies printed. View more info

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Mistress Of Terror And Other Stories: The Weird Tales Of Wyatt Blassingame Volume Four.

By: Blassingame, Wyatt (ed. John Pelan)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ramble House/Dancing Tuatara Press: MS.: 2014.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 21947


Dancing Tuatara #38. Fourth volume reprinting stories from the 1930s pulp magazines. 282 pages: collects ten stories with an introduction by series editor John Pelan. View more info

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The Unholy Goddess And Other Stories: The Weird Tales Of Wyatt Blassingame Volume 111.

By: Blassingame, Wyatt (ed. John Pelan)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ramble House/Dancing Tuatara Press: MS.: 211.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32941


Dancing Tuatara #26. Collects ten stories, first published in the pulp magazines (two from Terror Tales, two from Horror Stories, five from Dime Mystery/Magazine) in the mid-1930's: edited with a four-page introduction from John Pelan. 290 pages. View more info

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Pleasant Dreams - Nightmares.

By: Bloch, Robert

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1960.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01547


Collects fifteen stories. View more info

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Pleasant Dreams - Nightmares.

By: Bloch, Robert

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1960.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26304


Collects fifteen stories. View more info

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Shannach - The Last: Farewell To Mars.

By: Brackett, Leigh

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Haffner Press: Michigan.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 31354


Collects seventeen sf stories, with an introduction by Anne McCaffrey and 30-page interview with the author (from 1975): 572 pages. View more info

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Railway Ghosts.

By: Brooks, J. A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jarrold & Sons: Norwich.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 34552


Collection of supernatural folk tales: 144 pages: ''Sixteen Tales of the Supernatural from the Golden Age of Steam in Britain''. B/w illustrations and photos throughout. View more info

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Halo For Hire: The Complete Paul Pine Mysteries.

By: Browne, Howard

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Haffner Press: Michigan.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44324


Massive 900-page hardcover: twelve-page introduction by Richard A. Lupoff ''Howard Browne, Paul Pine And The Halo Novels'' and short afterword by Melissa Flagstad. Omnibus edition of the four mystery novels HALO IN BLOOD (1946), HALO FOR SATAN (1948), HALO IN BRASS (1949) - these Halo novels originally published as by ''John Evans'') - THE TASTE OF ASHES ((1957), THE PAPER GUN (1985), and the short story ''So Dark For April'' (1952). View more info

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The Beautiful Dead And Other Stories: The Weird Tales Of Donald Dale Volume 1.

By: Buckner, Mary Dale (writing as "Donald Dale")

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ramble House/Dancing Tuatara Press: MS.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32940


Volume 1. Dancing Tuatara #21. Collects eleven stories, first published in the pulp magazines (two from Terror Tales, three from Horror Stories, five from Dime Mystery Magazine, and one from The Scorpion) in the 1930's and early 1940's: edited with a five-page introduction from John Pelan, plus a nine page afterword ''''Fear Fiction'' from the author herself (reprinted from a 1941 issue of Terror Tales). 300 pages. View more info

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New Tales Of The Cthulhu Mythos (inscribed by the author)..

By: Campbell, Ramsey (ed.)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1980.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 04623


Original anthology with nine stories by Stephen King (''Crouch End''), Frank Belknap Long, Basil Copper, Ramsey Campbell, T. E. D. Klein, A. A. Attanasio, Brian Lumley, David Drake, and ''The Black Tome Of Alsophocus'' by H. P. Lovecraft & (completed by) Martin S. Warnes. Introduction by editor Campbell. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR IN 1988. View more info

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The Abyss.

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Legend: London.: 1989.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00207


Novelisation of the James Cameron screenplay of the sf movie of the same title: published in the USA as a paperback only. Three page afterword by Cameron and ten page afterward from the author.''despite the largest budget of the period's undersea fantasies at about $60 million, and despite director Cameron's impressive track record with sf, this was not a box-office smash. A nuclear-missile-armed US submarine crashes at the edge of the Cayman Trough and the crew... View more info

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Swampworld West.

By: Chapdelaine, Perry A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Elmfield Press: UK.: 1974.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01570


The author's first book: sf novel.''routinely explores a colonisation scenario involving problems between native aliens and Earth colonists'' (John Clute Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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The Golden Ape.

By: Chase, Adam (aka Milton Lesser & Paul W. Fairman)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Avalon Books: NY.: 1959.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 12665


Classic pulp-style adventure involving a strange inheritance, time travel, and travel between worlds. An uncommon hardcover. View more info

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Imperial Earth: a Fantasy Of Love And Discord.

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37396


SF novel. First issue of red boards with mustard endpapers.''tells of relations between Earth and the outer planets, and contains a rather meandering intrigue involving clones; there are some interesting speculations about black holes'' (Peter Nicholls/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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The Philosophical Corps.

By: Cole, E. B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Gnome Press: NY.: 1961.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22940


Collection of linked sf stories.''US writer, formerly a professional soldier. He began publishing sf in 1951 with the first of a series, ''Philosophical Corps'', in Astounding SF, which ceased there in 1956 before reappearing much later with ''Here, There Be Witches'' (1970 Astounding SF) and ''Philosophical Corps!'' (1970 Astounding SF). THE PHILOSOPHICAL CORPS (1951-5 Astounding SF: fixup 1961) is based on the first story and two others; the remaining stories a... View more info

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The House Of The Wolf.

By: Copper, Basil

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sarob Press: Wales.: 2003.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10781


First published by Arkham House in 1983, this first British hardcover edition has a new introduction by the author and new Afterword by Steven Jones. New cover art by Randy Broeker and interior illustrations by Stephen Jones. Only 150 trade hardcover (unsigned) copies printed. View more info

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Postscripts no 14.

By: Crowther, Pete (& Nick Gevers, ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44319


144 pages of original fiction. View more info

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Lovecraft's Monsters.

By: Datlow, Ellen (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tachyon Publications: San Francisco.: 20214.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44328


380 pages: 18 Cthulhu stories, mostly reprints, but two original to this anthology. View more info

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The Chronicles Of Solar Pons.

By: Derleth, August

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Mycroft & Moran: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03937


Collects ten Solar Pons stories with an introduction by Allen J. Hubin: sixth volume in the series (posthumously published). View more info

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Dwellers In Darkness.

By: Derleth, August

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01151


Collection of macabre and supernatural stories, including two macabre/mystery stories featuring Judge Peck. View more info

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The Casebook Of Solar Pons.

By: Derleth, August

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Mycroft & Moran: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1965.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02265


Collects twelve Solar Pons stories: foreword by Vincent Starrett and six-page introduction by Michael Harrison. View more info

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''In Re: Sherlock Holmes'': The Adventures Of Solar Pons.

By: Derleth, August

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Mycroft & Moran: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1945.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02311


The first collection of Solar Pons stories: introduction by Vincent Starrett. The first book in the series (and the first book published by Mycroft & Moran. View more info

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Mr. Fairlie's Final Journey.

By: Derleth, August

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Mycroft & Moran: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03996


Short Solar Pons novel. 3500 copies printed. View more info

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A Praed Street Dossier.

By: Derleth, August

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Mycroft & Moran: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04188


Collection of Solar Pons material: 108 pages. Dustjacket and interior illustrations by Frank Utpatel.. View more info

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Travellers by Night.

By: Derleth, August (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1967.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06734


Original anthology collecting fourteen stories by H. P. Lovecraft, Robert Aickman, Ramsey Campbell, David Drake, H. P. Lovecraft, William Hope Hodgson, Donald Wandrei, and others. View more info

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Fire And Sleet And Candlelight.

By: Derleth, August (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1961.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06755


Poetry collection: sequel to DARK OF THE MOON (1947). Collects 247 poems by 89 authors. View more info

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Black Angels.

By: Derrett, Andrew

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Janus: London.: 1994.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 15797


Collects twelve supernatural stories. View more info

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Ringtime.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Toothpaste Press: Iowa.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 21836


Short story. Limited to 975 copies of which this is one of 875 unsigned paperbound copies. View more info

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Doctor Who: Cybermen.

By: DOCTOR WHO, (David Banks)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Virgin Books: London.: 1990.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 04540


By David Banks. 144 pages: artwork throughout by Andrew Skilleter and other artists, introduction by Gerry Davis. A full-length book devoted to the Doctor's arch-enemies. View more info

Image for Twilight Tales Presents Tales From The Red Lion (signed copy).

Twilight Tales Presents Tales From The Red Lion (signed copy).

By: Dubnick, Andrea(ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 11th Hour Productions: Chicago.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 44326


Small-press booklet from 11th Productions (Publication #10): original fantasy/horror anthology. 250 copies printed. SIGNED BY THE EDITOR.'' anyone who thinks women are the gentler sex has never met this lineup of avenging angels, bad babes, bracing broads, chivalrous chicks, dicey dolls, forceful femmes, fatal frauleins, lascivious lasses, lusty ladies, menacing matrons, shady she-wolves, slippery skirts, treacherous trollops, vengeful vamps, wiry wenches, and ... View more info

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Tree Spirit And Other Strange Tales.

By: Eisele, Michael

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44133


292 pages. Limited to 300 (uunumbered) copies. View more info

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In The Wake Of Man: A Science Fiction Triad.

By: Elwood, Roger (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: NY.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44331


Three original novellas by R. A. Lafferty (From The Thunder Colt's Mouth''), Gene Wolfe (''Tracking Song'' and Walter Moudy (''The Search For Man''). View more info

Image for Phantom Universe (signed by the author).

Phantom Universe (signed by the author).

By: Garnett, David S.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: London.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 39127


SF novel. Robert Hale produced books primarily for the library market (still flourishing in the 1970s) and so most titles are very uncommon: SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. One of the author's own copies with his name and address on a printed label affixed to front pastedown.''though his sf has always been action-oriented and dominated by space-opera conventions, his first book, Mirror in the Sky (1969 US), guys those traditions with disillusioned but moderate spite; St... View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of Cthulhu: New Lovecraftian Fiction.

By: Guran, Paula (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44325


476 pages. View more info

Image for The Naked God (signed by the author).

The Naked God (signed by the author).

By: Hamilton, Peter F.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: MacMillan: London.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 00747


Third volume in the sf Nights Dawn trilogy, following The Reality Dysfunction and The Neutronium Alchemist. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

Image for The Reality Dysfunction (inscribed by the author)..

The Reality Dysfunction (inscribed by the author)..

By: Hamilton, Peter F.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: MacMillan: London.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11802


The first book of The night's Dawn Trilogy. BRIEFLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. A sharp, unread copy, uncommon in this condition. View more info

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Disclosures In Scarlet.

By: Jacobi, Carl

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1972.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02727


Third volume of weird stories, following Revelations In Black (1947) and Portraits In Moonlight (1964). View more info

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The Best Of Weird Tales: 1923.

By: Kaye, Marvin (& John Betancourt, eds.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bleak House: NJ.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25801


Collects thirteen stories from the 1923 issues of WEIRD TALES, with a foreword and afterword by Marvin Kaye. View more info

Image for The Folsom Flint And Other Curious Tales.

The Folsom Flint And Other Curious Tales.

By: Keller, David

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00713


Collects seventeen stories, including ''The Thing in the Cellar,'' ''A Piece of Linoleum'' and ''The Dead Woman,'' three of his best known stories, as well as others first collected here in book form. Most of the stories were published in the pulp magazines and in amateur magazines between 1932 -1952. Includes a 13-page ''In Memoriam: David Henry Keller'' by Paul Spencer. View more info

Image for The Silver Kiss (signed copy).

The Silver Kiss (signed copy).

By: Klause, Annette Curtis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: NY.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44310


Young adult vampire novel: the author's first book. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''Zoe is wary when, in the dead of night, the beautiful yet frightening Simon comes to her house. Simon seems to understand the pain of loneliness and death and Zoe's brooding thoughts of her dying mother. Simon is one of the undead, a vampire, seeking revenge for the gruesome death of his mother three hundred years before. Does Simon dare ask Zoe to help free him from this lifeless chas... View more info

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Man Out Of Hell: The Selected Stories Of John H. Knox Vol Two.

By: Knox, John H. (ed. John Pelan)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ramble House/Dancing Tuatara Press: MS.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 30559


Dancing Tuatara #13. New introduction by series editor John Pelan. One of the lost masters of the weird tale, John H. Knox produced an astonishing volume of horror and supernatural fiction for Popular Publications in the 1930s before switching to more straightforward mysteries. This is the second of several volumes collecting the best of his weird fiction. View more info

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Reunion In Hell: The Selected Stories Of John H. Knox Vol One.

By: Knox, John H. (ed. John Pelan)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ramble House/Dancing Tuatara Press: MS.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 30563


Dancing Tuatara Press Special Edition. New introduction by series editor John Pelan. First volume in a series: collects eight hardboiled tales first published in the 1940's pulps, particularly Detective Stories. View more info

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Thunder In The Void.

By: Kuttner, Henry

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Haffner Press: Michigan.: 2012.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32576


Collection of sf space opera stories, first published in the pulp magazines between 1937-1950: introduction by Mike Resnick. 622 pages. View more info

Image for The Watcher At The Door: The Early Kuttner Volume Two.

The Watcher At The Door: The Early Kuttner Volume Two.

By: Kuttner, Henry

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Haffner Press: Michigan.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41844


672 pages: edited by Stephen Haffner. Seven-page foreword by Robert A. Madle: 11-page introduction by Dr. Garyn G. Roberts. Collects the title story and 29 others, all first published in the pulp magazines between 1937-1940. View more info

Image for Golden Gate And Other Stories (signed & numbered by the author).

Golden Gate And Other Stories (signed & numbered by the author).

By: Lafferty, R. A.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Corroboree Press: Minneapolis.: 1982.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 00073


Short story collection: illustrated in b/w but also with tipped colour plates by various artists.. LIMITED EDITION: 1000 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author. View more info