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The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce.

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: NY.: 1963.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 45398

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


810 pages: ten page introduction by Clifton Fadiman. Hugh Lamb's copy, with his signature and date (1982) at the top corner of the first page, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. View more info

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Diabolical Definitions: A Selection from the Devil's Dictonary of Ambrose Bierce

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: Mount Vernon, NY.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43385

Condition: Fine copy in a VG+ price-clipped dustjacket with two short (3cm) closed tears.


Edited and with an introduction by C. Merton Babcock with illustrations by Stanley Wyatt. 60 pages. View more info

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An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge And Other Stories.

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24216

ISBN: 1905784104

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


The complete supernatural stories, with an introduction by S.T. Joshi: 256 pages. Perhaps best known as a journalist and the author of the sardonic The Devil's Dictionary, Bierce ranks alongside Poe as one of the fathers of American supernatural fiction. As a young man he served in the Federal army during the American Civil war, participating in some of the most horrific battles, and this closeness to the horrors and excitement of war informed both his famed cynicism and his fiction. And Bierce's precise, pared down writing style provides a perfect foil to the Gothic content of his tales. ... View more info

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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary.

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: £25.00

Publisher: University of Georgia Press.: 2000.

Edition: Third printing.

Seller ID: 46011

ISBN: 0820324019

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


404 pages. Twenty page introduction by editors S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz, 80 pages of notes and other material, with index. This is the most comprehensive, authoritative edition ever of Ambrose Bierce's satiric masterpiece. It renders obsolete all other versions that have appeared in the book's ninety-year history.A virtual onslaught of acerbic, confrontational wordplay, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary offers some 1,600 wickedly clever definitions to the vocabulary of everyday life. Little is sacred and few are safe, for Bierce targets just about any pursuit, from matrimony to immor... View more info

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The Collected Fables Of Ambrose Bierce, Edited and With an Introduction by S. T. Joshi.

By: Bierce, Ambrose (ed. S. T. Joshi)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Ohio State University Press.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45966

ISBN: 0814208428

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


390 pages: 16 page introduction by editor Joshi. View more info