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280 pages: a unique and in-depth study of the author and his works. Not only does this volume contain the most comprehensive Working ibliography ever compiled of Basil Copper's productive output - including Macabre and Supernatural Novels and Collections, the ''Solar Pons'' series, the ''Mike Faraday'' series, Short Fiction and Novellas, Media Adaptations, npublished Works and much more, enhanced with commentary by the author himself - but it also features several rare and obscure articles covering everything from Arkham House creator August Derleth to a brief history of Count Dracula. There are also a number of short stories, most of them original to this volume, ranging from his very first published work back in 1938 to a brand-new ''Mike Faraday'' detective adventure, along with a complete television script based on M.R. James' classic horror story 'Count Magnus'. With an in-depth look at the author's life and career by acclaimed ghost story editor Richard Dalby, and Basil Copper's inspirational Guest of Honour speech from the 1977 British Fantasy Convention, BASIL COPPER: A LIFE IN BOOKS is illustrated with numerous cover reproductions, artwork and unique personal photographs. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED BY EDITOR STEPHEN JONES TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB AT TIME OF PUBLICATION/''for Hugh, without whom I wuld have no career! Best Steve Jones 23/2/08''. Signed and dated (23/2/08) by Hugh Lamb on the same page. ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED TO HUGH LAMB BY BASIL COPPER AND ILLUSTRATOR RANDY BROECKER. Additionally signed by Peter Crowther, Kim Newan and Michel Parry, Michael Marshall Smith and illustrator Les Edwards. Laid in is a letter from the editor Stephen Jones inviting Hugh Lamb to the launch of the book on February 23rd, 2008. Also laid in is newspaper obituary clipping from the Guardian newspaper.
Title: Basil Copper: A Life In Books (inscribed to Hugh Lamb by editor and others).
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2008.
ISBN Number: 1905834985
ISBN Number 13: 9781905834983
Grading: Fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket (as new).
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Seller ID: 22862