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Who's Who In Horror And Fantasy Fiction (presentation copy to Hugh Lamb + annotations).

By: Ashley, Mike

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Elm Tree Books: London.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 03418

ISBN: 0241895286

Condition: Corner tips bruised, a VG copy in a VG+ dustjacket.


240 pages. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AT TIME OF PUBLICATION FROM THE AUTHOR TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB ON THE FRONT FREE EDPAPER/''For Hugh Lamb, our best Finder of Fear with many thanks, Mike Ashley 14/8/77''. Additionally with Richard Dalby's signature above. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (1977) in top corner of the same page: Hugh has additionally written (a little smudged) below/''Annotated and kept up to date, Hugh Lamb''. And indeed throughout the text Hugh Lamb has added underlinings and (mostly) minor annotations to the entries, with various newspaper/magazine cli... View more info

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Gateways To Forever: The Story Of The Science Fiction Magazines From 1970 - 1980.

By: Ashley, Mike

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Liverpool University Press.: 2007.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19451

ISBN: 1846310024

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Third of three volumes: 288 pages. A complete revision and expansion of the author's earlier series on the history of the sf magazines, published 25 years earlier. View more info

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The Mammoth Encyclopedia Of Modern Crime Fiction (inscribed to Hugh Lamb).

By: Ashley, Mike

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35579

ISBN: 1841192872

Condition: Page edges a little browned, a NF/Fine copy.


780 pages. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE EDITOR TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh, Lord of the Proofreaders, Mike Ashley 6/1/2005''. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (7 Jan 2005) at the top corner of the front free endpaper, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. View more info

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When Spirits Talk: The True Story Of 'Ghost Stories'.

By: Ashley, Mike

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ghost Story Society (GSS).: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 05395

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


GSS Special Booklet #2. 32 pages: a look at the American pulp magazine GHOST STORIES (1926-1932): reprints two stories, plus a nine page introduction. View more info

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The Age Of The Storytellers: British Popular Fiction Magazines 1880-1950 (presentation copy to Hugh Lamb).

By: Ashley, Mike

Price: £195.00

Publisher: The British Library: London.: 2006.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17591

ISBN: 0712306986

Condition: Fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket.


308 pages: co-published by The British Library and Oak Knoll Press: Newcastle, Delaware. Survey of seventy of the major popular fiction magazines of the period 1880-1950 such as THE STRAND, THE WINDSOR, NASH'S and so on. Athough it covers the whole range of fiction it does single out a lot of early science fiction, weird fiction, supernatural and so on: 308 pages. Laid in is a compliments slip from Mike Ashley on which is handwritten/''Hugh, I hope you enjoy it. I've also enclosed a copy of that E. F. Benson story. Do you recognise it? Mike''. Laid in are zerox sheets of the E. F. Benson... View more info

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The Mammoth Book of New Jules Verne Adventures (Hugh Lamb's copy).

By: Ashley, Mike (& Eric Brown, eds.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45412

ISBN: 1845291220

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Original anthology of 23 sf/fantasy stories, authors include Ian Watson, Stephen Baxter, Pete Crowther, Richard A. Lupoff, Brian Stableford, Justina Robson, Tim Lebbon, Adam Roberts and Liz Williams. Hugh Lamb's copy with his signature and date (7 Jan 2005) at the top corner of the front free endpaper, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. Hugh has also written ''see pp. 113 + 143'' below his signature. Laid in is a compliments slip from the editor to Hugh Lamb with/''Hugh, as promised. Check out the surprise at the end of Pete's story. Mike''. This refers to Pete... View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of Historical Whodunnits (inscribed to Hugh Lamb).

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf: NY.: 1993.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45413

ISBN: 0786700246

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


500 pages: original anthology. Foreword by Ellis Peters. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED BY MIKE ASHLEY TO FELLOW UK EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''to Hugh Lamb, for his masterful volumes of spectral Whatdunnits! Mike Ashley April 1995''. With his signature at the top corner of same page, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of Comic Fantasy 11.

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf: NY.: 1999.

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

Seller ID: 41051

ISBN: 0739407147

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


494 pages: 34 stories, mostly reprints, but with a few original stories, including ones by Gene Wolfe and Charles Partington. View more info

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Fantasy Readers Guide No 2: The File On Ramsey Campbell.

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cosmos Literary Agency: Tyne & Wear.: 1980.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 16709

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


64 pages. This is the second (and last?) Fantasy Readers Guide, published in March 1980 and includes pieces on Ramsey Campbell by T. E. D. Klein, Jack Sullivan, Hugh Lamb and the editor Mike Ashley, plus other material (including a hitherto unpublished story by Campbell ''Before The Storm''). View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of FairyTales.

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36672

ISBN: 1854875086

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


628 pages: collects 56 stories (mostly reprints but including a few originals), with a short introduction and 25-page afterword by the editor. View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of Science Fiction.

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36674

ISBN: 1841193755

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


498 pages: 23 clasic sf stories, mostly reprints, though two (by Stephen Baxter and Eric Brown) are original to this collection. View more info

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The Camelot Chronicles: Heroic Adventures From The Age Of Legend.

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37333

ISBN: 1854871307

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


418 pages: an anthology of original and reprint stories. View more info

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Phantom Perfumes And Other Shades: Memories of Ghost Stories Magazine.

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03793

ISBN: 1899562893

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for very faint spotting along top page edges.


244 pages: collects seventeen of the best supernatural stories to appear in the short-lived pulp magazine ''Ghost Stories'' (1926-1931). Foreword by Hugh B. Cave, 24 page introduction by the editor, plus complete index of issues published and checklist of authors and stories published. 600 copies printed. View more info

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Who's Who In Horror And Fantasy Fiction (inscribed by the author).

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Taplinger: NY.: 1988.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45918

ISBN: 080088275X

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for light wear along top spine edge.


240 pages. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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Toward The Golden Age: The Stories That Turned Crime To Gold.

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: NY.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 46014

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


314 pages: reprints fifteen crime/detective stories first published between 1905 - 1921, each with an introduction by the editor (as well as a general five page introduction). View more info