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Mecca/Mettle (signed/limited).

By: Disch, Thomas M (& Bloodhag & Tim Kirk)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Payseur & Schmidt: Seattle, CA.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18921

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with several publisher's postcards laid in.


Splendid small-press hardcover of several (spoof sf) stories by Thomas M. Disch, illustrated by Tim Kirk, and with a CD of music by the heavy metal band Bloodhag (lyrics by Disch). LIMITED EDITION: 300 numbered hardcover copies signed by Disch and all other contributors. A really neat item, and the above short description hardly does it justice. View more info

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The Puppies Of Terra.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Panther/Granada: London.: 1978.

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

Seller ID: 12622

ISBN: 0586047441

Condition: Page edges browning, a VG+ copy.


SF novel. Published earlier in the USA as MANKIND UNDER THE LEASH (Ace Double G-597, 1968). Expansion of the earlier story ''White Fang Goes Dingo'' (from Worlds of If magazine, 1965). View more info

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The Tale of Dan De Lion.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Coffee House Press: Minneapolis.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35149

ISBN: 0918273307

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


Short poem: illustrated by Rhonda McClun. View more info

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Echo Round His Bones.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Berkley Medallion: NY.: 1967.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39190

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. Berkley X1349. View more info

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One Hundred And Two H Bombs And Other Science Fiction Stories.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Roberts & Vinter, Ltd/Compact: London.: 1966.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39188

Condition: Page edges a little browned, a near fine (NF) copy with a touch of spine edge wear.


Short story collection: later published as WHITE FANG GOES DINGO (Arrow paperback 1971) with seven extra stories. Compact F327. View more info

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The Prisoner.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Dennis Dobson: London.: 1979.

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

Seller ID: 37598

ISBN: 023472059X

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of fading along the top front edges.


Novelisation of cult UK TV series, first published as an Ace paperback in 1969. View more info

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The Businessman: A Tale of Terror.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: NY.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06323

ISBN: 0060152923

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with a little wear along the top spine edge.


Supernatural horror novel.''The Businessman: A Tale of Terror (1984), an intricately metaphysical horror novel in which the poet John Berryman is resurrected after his suicide as a zombie; it is the first of the Supernatural Minnesota quartet. Its thematic partners - The MD: A Horror Story (1991), a massive and ambitious exercise in the supernatural whose conclusion takes place in a Near Future devastated by a plague more deadly than AIDS; The Priest: A Gothic Romance (1994), which savagely satirizes the sexual hypocrisies and obsessions of the modern Roman Catholic Church through a pl... View more info

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One Hundred And Two H Bombs And Other Science Fiction Stories.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Roberts & Vinter, Ltd/Compact: London.: 1966.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 31964

Condition: VG copy with spine edge wear.


Compact F327. SF short story collection: published as an Arrow paperback five years later in 1971 with seven extra stories as WHITE FANG GOES DINGO. View more info

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White Fang Goes Dingo And Other Funny SF Stories.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Arrow Books: London.: 1971.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27316

ISBN: 0090048407

Condition: Page edges browned, a near fine (NF) copy.


Arrow 484. First published as a Compact paperback in 1966 as ONE HUNDRED AND TWO H BOMBS, this retitled edition contains seven additional stories not present in the earlier edition. View more info

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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ (signed by the author)..

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Anvil Press: London.: 1981.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27089

ISBN: 0856460737

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Poetry collection. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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The Priest: A Gothic Romance.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Millenium: London.: 1994.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00235

ISBN: 1857980905

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


Supernatural horror novel. Preceded the US Knopf (1995) edition by at least a year.''The Businessman: A Tale of Terror (1984), an intricately metaphysical horror novel in which the poet John Berryman (1914-1972) is resurrected after his suicide as a zombie; it is the first of the Supernatural Minnesota quartet. Its thematic partners - The MD: A Horror Story (1991), a massive and ambitious exercise in the supernatural whose conclusion takes place in a Near Future devastated by a plague more deadly than AIDS; The Priest: A Gothic Romance (1994), which savagely satirizes the sexual hypoc... 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

ISBN: 0915124718

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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

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Camp Concentration.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: London.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07132

ISBN: 0246973528

Condition: A liitle browning along top page edges, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with a little bottom spine edge wear, and a little fading to the red on the spine panel (from red to pink).


SF novel. In Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels (#56). .''is his most sustained sf invention, and represents the highwater mark of his involvement with the UK New Wave (he was one of several Americans, including John Sladek, to be strongly associated with UK rather than US sf in the late 1960s). Told entirely in journal form, CAMP CONCENTRATION recounts its narrator's experiences as an inmate in a near-future US concentration camp where the military has treated him with Pallidine, a wonder drug which heightens human intelligence but causes death within months. Along with ... View more info

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Under Compulsion.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: London.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09916

Condition: Neat inked name and date along top edge of front free endpaper, else a fine copy in a fine (bright, unfaded silver dustjacket) dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


SF stories. Published three years later in the USA as FUN WITH YOUR NEW HEAD. View more info

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Getting Into Death: The Best Short Stories Of Thomas M. Disch (presentation copy).

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon: London.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 03766

ISBN: 024610614X

Condition: Page edges browning, a near fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with creasing along the top edges.


Short story collection: contents differs greatly to the collection brought out under the same title by Knopf three years later. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR/''London Aug 4th, 1978. for Alfred Disch, I wish (for my sake) this were a better produced book. Such as it is, it's the first edition. From a genealogical viewpoint I think ''Let Us Quickly Hasten..'' is perhaps the most interesting. Best regards Tom Disch''. View more info

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Under Compulsion.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: London.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45945

Condition: Front free endpaper neatly removed (why I don’t know, it is not ex-library), else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket


SF stories. Published three years later in the USA as FUN WITH YOUR NEW HEAD. View more info

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Echo Round His Bones.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: London.: 1969.

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

Seller ID: 22738

ISBN: 0246985518

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket, just a touch of edge wear.


SF novel, first published as a Berkley Medallion paperback original in 1967. View more info

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Burn This.

By: Disch, Thomas M. (writing as "Tom Disch")

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: London.: 1982.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19860

ISBN: 0091460600

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


Collection of poetry. View more info

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A.

By: Disch, Thomas M. (writing as "Tom Disch")

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bellevue Press: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17597

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Poem published as a single sheet broadside. Limited to just sixty-five unnumbered copies (of which only fifty were for sale) signed by the author. View more info

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An Die Ferne Geliebte.

By: Disch, Thomas M. (writing as "Tom Disch")

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bellevue Press: NY.: 1976.

Edition: First edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17598

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Poem published as a single sheet broadside. Limited to 125 unnumbered copies (of which only 100 were for sale) signed by the author and illustrator Angelo Pinto. View more info

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From Hain Ch'i-chi 1140 - 1207 (and) Travelling (and seven other postcards).

By: Le Guin, Ursula K. (& Thomas M. Disch, Gene Wolfe and others)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Bellevue Press: NY.: 1974-1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41397

Condition: Fine (as new) copies.


A complete set of nine poetry postcards (all published) by various sf writers, the series edited by Jack Dann and issued by the The Bellevue Press 1974-1977. The authors/poets were Ursula K. Le Guin (two poems), Thomas Disch, Michael Bishop. Sonya Dorman, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Brian W. Aldiss and Jack Dann himself (two poems). View more info