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Ringstones, And Other Curious Tales.

By: Sarban,

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2011.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 29577

ISBN: 190578435X

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


Collects the five supernatural stories first published in book form in 1951. The first Tartarus Press edition was in 2000.''writing name of UK writer John William Wall (1910-1989), who was a career diplomat 1933-66. His writing career occupied less than five years, during which period he published the three short books that established his reputation as a subtle, literate teller of tales, conscious of the darker and less acceptable implications that underlie muc... View more info

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The Sound Of His Horn And Other Stories (+ 3 extra stories).

By: Sarban,

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2016.

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

Seller ID: 41140

ISBN: 1905784880

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


Fantasy/sf novel: alternate history in which Hitler triumphed, first published in 1951. The first Tartarus Press edition of 1999 reprinted the novel plus the 70-page unpublished fantasy story ''The King Of The Lake''. Now this new edition adds three further stories, ''The Sea-Things'', ''Number Fourteen'' and ''The Sacrifice'' - all three stories (together with ''The King Of The Lake'') had also appeared earlier from Tartarus Press in 2002 as THE SACRIFICE AND OTHER ST... View more info

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Living With The Dead (The Tale Of Old Corpsenberg).

By: Schweitzer, Darrell

Price: £10.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24697

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


Introduction by Tim Lebbon.''the dead come from the sea, at night. They merely arrive and are discovered in the morning on the wharves, lying in great heaps. It has been the immemorial custom for people to take them into their homes, to find places for them, to pattern their increasingly cluttered lives around the growing accumulation of corpses. No one knows why, although it is the irresistible decree of the Unseen Government that the order of things must be pre... View more info

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That Is Not Dead: Tales Of The Cthulhu Mythos Through The Centuries.

By: Schweitzer, Darrell (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2015.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43042

ISBN: 1848638574

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


Original anthology: 228 pages. View more info

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And Death Shall Have No Dominion: A Tribute To Michael Shea.

By: Shea, Linda ((& S. T. Joshi, eds.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hippocampus Press: NY.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44477

ISBN: 1614981795

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


278 pages. View more info

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Sourdough And Other Stories.

By: Slatter, Angela

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2012.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 32012

ISBN: 1905784449

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Collection of weird/fantasy stories. 238 pages: with an introduction by Robert Shearman and an afterword by Jeff VanderMeer. Trade paperback edition. View more info

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The Bitterwood Bible And Other Hauntings (+ signed postcard laid in).

By: Slatter, Angela

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2014.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 06893

ISBN: 1905784651

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


276 pages: introduction by Stephen Jones, afterword by Lisa L. Hannett, illustrations by Kathleen Jennings. 350 copies printed. ONE OF AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF COPIES (by no means the whole print run) WITH A SPECIAL PUBLISHER'S POSTCARD SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR LAID IN: EACH POSTCARD ALSO BEARS A DIFFERENT HANDWRITTEN QUOTE FROM THE BOOK BY THE AUTHOR. Also laid in is a typed letter from the publisher to author Mark Valentine. View more info

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Poems In Prose.

By: Smith, Clark Ashton

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1964.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00662

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket.


Illustrated with twelve full page text illustrations by Frank Utpatel: introduction by Donald S. Fryer. 1000 copies printed. View more info

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Impossibilia: PS Showcase #5 (signed by the author).

By: Smith, Douglas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27810

ISBN: 184863000X

Condition: Fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket (AS NEW).


Collects three stories, with an introduction by Chaz Brenchley. LIMITED EDITION: from a total printing of 400 hardcover copies, this is one of 300 numbered copies signed by the author. View more info

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A Haunting In Germany & Other Stories.

By: Speegle, Darren

Price: £25.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44492

ISBN: 1848639651

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


Collects six weird/ghost stories, all original to this collection. View more info

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Streaking (500-copy signed edition).

By: Stableford, Brian

Price: £25.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2006.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15570

ISBN: 1904619401

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


SF thriller: introduction by Storm Constantine. LIMITED EDITION: 500 numbered hardbound copies signed signed by the author.''What is Luck? If it exists at all, where does it come from, and how does it operate? Is it a supernatural force? A genetic gift? Or a quantum phenomenon, a knack for adjusting probability in just the right way? Canny Kilcannon, heir to the earldom of Credesdale in Yorkshire, is an extremely lucky man, the scion of a long dynasty of extrem... View more info

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The Orphan (and) The Captive (and) The Beast.

By: Stallman, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kinnell: London.: 1989-1990.

Edition: First hardcover editions.

Seller ID: 00118

Condition: Fine copies in fine (full colour Don Maitz) dustjackets.


Three hardcover volumes: fantasy Shapeshifter trilogy, first published in the US 1980 - 1982 as paperback originals.''author of the Beast trilogy, the last two books of which were published posthumously: The books are complex, sensitively written fabulations, fitting between the generic borders of sf and horror, and update the myth of the werewolf with the sf premise that they are a chrysalis form of alien life; when two mate they will trigger a new phase in thei... View more info

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The Beast.

By: Stallman, Robert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kinnell: London.: 1990.

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

Seller ID: 12685

ISBN: 1870352074

Condition: Fine copy in fine (full colour Don Maitz) dustjacket.


Third novel in the fantasy Shapeshifter trilogy, following The Orphan and The Captive.''author of the Beast trilogy, the last two books of which were published posthumously: The books are complex, sensitively written fabulations, fitting between the generic borders of sf and horror, and update the myth of the werewolf with the sf premise that they are a chrysalis form of alien life; when two mate they will trigger a new phase in their life-cycle. The books do not... View more info

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The Captive.

By: Stallman, Robert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kinnell: London.: 1989.

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

Seller ID: 12686

ISBN: 1870532066

Condition: Fine copy in fine (full colour Don Maitz) dustjacket.


Second novel in the fantasy Shapeshifter trilogy, following The Orphan, and followed by The Beast.''author of the Beast trilogy, the last two books of which were published posthumously: The books are complex, sensitively written fabulations, fitting between the generic borders of sf and horror, and update the myth of the werewolf with the sf premise that they are a chrysalis form of alien life; when two mate they will trigger a new phase in their life-cycle. The ... View more info

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The Orphan.

By: Stallman, Robert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kinnell: London.: 1989.

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

Seller ID: 20426

ISBN: 1870532031

Condition: Fine copy in a fine (Don Maitz full-colour) dustjacket (as new).


First novel in the fantasy shapeshifter trilogy, followed by The Captive and The Beast.''author of the Beast trilogy, the last two books of which were published posthumously: The books are complex, sensitively written fabulations, fitting between the generic borders of sf and horror, and update the myth of the werewolf with the sf premise that they are a chrysalis form of alien life; when two mate they will trigger a new phase in their life-cycle. The books do no... View more info

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The Suicide Club and Other Dark Adventures.

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2016.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 40704

ISBN: 1905784864

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


A definitive collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's fantastic and macabre stories: over 500 pages with an introduction by Mark Valentine. Second printing (the first Tartarus Press printing was in 2004). View more info

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Dracula: Or The Un-Dead: A Play In Prologue And Five Acts (signed/slipcased).

By: Stoker, Bram

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pumpkin Books: Nottingham.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 00851

ISBN: 1901914038

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


Full text of the play performed in 1897, which differs greatly to that of the novel. Edited and annotated by Sylvia Starshine. LIMITED EDITION: 250 numbered hardcover copies signed by the editor Sylvia Starshine and slipcased. View more info

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Dracula: Or The Un-Dead: A Play In Prologue And Five Acts.

By: Stoker, Bram

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pumpkin Books: Nottingham.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02839

ISBN: 1901914046

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


Full text of the play performed in 1897, which differs greatly to that of the novel. Edited and annotated by Sylvia Starshine. View more info

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The Buckross Ring And Other Stories Of The Strange And Supernatural.

By: Strong, L. A. G.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2009.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25282

ISBN: 1905784139

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


238 pages, plus a 12-page introduction by Richard Dalby. View more info

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The Quest For Corvo: An Experiment In Biography.

By: Symons, A. J. A (Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018

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

Seller ID: 44200

ISBN: 1912586010

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


360 pages. First published in 1934, a.reprint of an acknowledged classic, This new Tartarus Press edition is augmented by over sixty photographs of the characters discussed by Symons, and reproductions of the letters he received and sent while conducting his quest. It also includes a 14-page introduction by Mark Valentine. View more info

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Hell Is Murky: Twenty Strange Tales.

By: Taylor, John Alfred

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22921

ISBN: 1553101030

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


The author has been writing strange tales since the late 1960s, with stories appearing in The Twilight Zone Magazine, Asimov's Science Fiction, Ghosts & Scholars, Grue, and others. Hell Is Murky offers twenty of his strange tales, set in locations as far apart as the Los Angeles freeway system and the Scottish Higlands. Here you will encounter characters as diverse and strange as a Victorian contortionist; a devilishly hungry lost ancestor; a fortune-telling hand; a Mi... View more info

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Heathcliff's Tale (signed by the author).

By: Tennant, Emma

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16124

ISBN: 1872621910

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


Supernatural ghost novel of the haunting of Henry Newby, a hapless young lawyer despatched to Haworth Parsonage shortly after the death of Emile Bronte to retrieve a novel for his uncle. 500 copies printed. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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A Man Lies Dreaming (signed/slipcased + extra book).

By: Tidhar, Lavie

Price: £50.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2015.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 44563

ISBN: 1848639414

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


LIMITED EDITION: 200 numbered copies signed by the author and slipcased with another hardcover book LUST OF THE SWASTIKA (only available with this slipcased edition).''deep in the heart of history's most infamous concentration camp, a man lies dreaming. His name is Shomer, and before the war he was a pulp fiction author. Now, to escape the brutal reality of life in Auschwitz, Shomer spends his nights imagining another world - a world where a disgraced former dic... View more info

Image for Her Smoke Rose Up Forever: The Great Years Of James Tiptree, Jr. (signed by John Clute).

Her Smoke Rose Up Forever: The Great Years Of James Tiptree, Jr. (signed by John Clute).

By: Tiptree, Jr., James

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17451

ISBN: 0870541609

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


520 pages: eight page introduction by John Clute, illustrated by Andrew Smith. THIS COPY SIFGNED BY JOHN CLUTE AT THE START OF HIS INTRODUCTION. View more info

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Camp Desolation And An Eschatology Of Salt (100-copy signed/limited hardcover + dj).

By: Uncle River,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2009.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25519

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


Introduction by Don Webb. LIMITED EDITION: from a total printing of 600 hardcover copies, this is one of 100 numbered copies with dustjacket signed by the author and Don Webb.''a nuke, thankfully abortive, or a line of them hidden, to blow up Panama. To save the world from an Ice Age, when Global Warming stops the Gulf Stream. Who does such things? What if suicide bombings are not about hate after all? Not about ideology, nor any particular religion? Not even a... View more info

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Counting Tadpoles: Stories (signed/traycased).

By: Uncle River,

Price: £40.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2009.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 44130

ISBN: 1906301425

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket, as issued in cloth slipcase.


Short story collection: introduction by Stanley Schmidt. 282 pages. LIMITED EDITION: from a total hardcover printing of 600 numbered copies, this is one of 100 copies signed by the author and Schmidt with cloth traycase. Note: this copy is unnumbered but lettered ''C''. View more info

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Counting Tadpoles: Stories.

By: Uncle River,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2009.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27214

ISBN: 1906301417

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


Short story collection: introduction by Stanley Schmidt. 282 pages. View more info

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Star Kites: Poems And Versions (signed by the author).

By: Valentine, Mark

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2013.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33957

ISBN: 190578452X

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


Mark's first collection of poems, drawing on the sources that have inspired his acclaimed short stories - oneiric and otherworldly, and inexplicably beautiful. The poems evoke half-lit figures and images, seen in smoke, shadow, sun-haze and stone, and moments when the visible world does not quite cohere. Also offered are versions of poems by previously unheard European voices. 250 copies hardcover copies printed, all signed by the author. View more info

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Inner Europe (signed by both authors).

By: Valentine, Mark (& John Howard)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 44713

ISBN: 1912586053

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


Collects thirteen weird stories, eleven written specially for this volume. 300 copies printed. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS. View more info

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Wormwood no 16: Literature Of The Fantastic, Supernatural and Decadent.

By: Valentine, Mark (ed.)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 29822

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Issue 16. 92 pages: includes articles on Vincent O'Sullivan, H. T. W. Bousfield, Charles Allston Collins, Carl Jacobi and William Walker Hamilton, and book reviews by Reggie Oliver. View more info

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Wormwood no 7, Literature Of The Fantastic, Supernatural and Decadent.

By: Valentine, Mark (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2006 (Autumn).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19577

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Seventh issue of jjournal devoted to the discussion of authors, books and themes in the fields of the fantastic, supernatural and decadent in literature: 92 pages. Articles on G. K. Chesteron, William Beckford ('Vathek'), Josef Simanek ('Czech Pagan Fantasist'), Henry Kuttner (the Elak sword and sorcery stories from Weird Tales), Paul Leppin ('The Ghost Of Prague') an unpublished Sarban 'fragment' ('Agorit'), plus regular columns by Brian Stableford and Douglas A. Ander... View more info

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Wormwood no 9: Literature Of The Fantastic, Supernatural and Decadent.

By: Valentine, Mark (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2007 (Autumn).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22106

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Ninth issue of the journal devoted to the discussion of authors, books and themes in the fields of the fantastic, supernatural and decadent in literature: 92 pages. This issue includes articles on David Lindsay, Le Fanu, Count Jan Potocki, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Phyllis Paul and Georges Rodenbach, plus regular columns by Brian Stableford and Douglas A. Anderson. View more info

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Wormwood no 28: Literature Of The Fantastic, Supernatural and Decadent.

By: Valentine, Mark (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2017.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42306

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


28th issue. 90 pages: includes articles on Robert Aickman and David Lindsay (Devils's Tor), plus book reviews (regular columns) by Reggie Oliver, Douglas A. Anderson and John Howard.. View more info

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Wormwood no 29: Literature Of The Fantastic, Supernatural and Decadent.

By: Valentine, Mark (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2017.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43072

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


29th issue. 92 pages: includes articles on Robert Aickman, Lionel Johnson, Edward Upward, Philip E. High, Ulric Daubeny and Hope Mirrlees plus book reviews (regular columns) by Reggie Oliver, Douglas A. Anderson and John Howard.. View more info

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Wormwood no 2: Literature Of The Fantastic, Supernatural and Decadent.

By: Valentine, Mark (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2004 (Spring).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13654

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Second issue of journal devoted to the discussion of authors, books and themes in the fields of the fantastic, supernatural and decadent in literature: 92 pages. Articles on Oliver Onions, Clark Ashton Smith and Francis Stephens (among others), articles by Brian W. Aldiss, Brian Stableford and Philip Pullman (among others). View more info

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Wormwood no 30: Literature Of The Fantastic, Supernatural and Decadent.

By: Valentine, Mark (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44135

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


30th issue. 92 pages. View more info

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Wormwood no 31: Literature Of The Fantastic, Supernatural and Decadent.

By: Valentine, Mark (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44889

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Issue 31 (Autumn 2018). 92 pages: includes articles on Mack Reynolds, Hope Mirrlees, Jocelyn Brooke, Karel Babanek and Czech fantasy, plus book reviews (regular columns) by Reggie Oliver, Douglas A. Anderson and John Howard.. View more info

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Time, A Falconer: A Study Of Sarban.

By: Valentine, Mark (Sarban)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2010.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 29030

ISBN: 1905784260

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


Biography of the author Sarban by Mark Valentine: 138 pages. View more info

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A Room To Die In.

By: Vance, Jack (writing as "Ellery Queen")

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kinnell: London.: 1987.

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

Seller ID: 00833

ISBN: 1870532007

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


Detective novel first published as a paperback original under the Ellery Queen pseudonym in 1965. View more info

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The Madman Theory (+ 2 variant dustjackets).

By: Vance, Jack (writing as "Ellery Queen")

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kinnell: London.: 1988.

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

Seller ID: 11492

ISBN: 0870532015

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (+ fine variant dj).


Detective novel first published as a paperback original under the Ellery Queen pseudonym in 1966. First hardcover edition. The dustjackets were initially printed up as 'The MAD MAN THEORY (four words) and although these were pulped and then reprinted with the correct title THE MADMAN THEORY three words), this copy has BOTH dustjackets. View more info

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The Parts We Play (slipcased + extra book).

By: Volk, Stephen

Price: £30.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44729

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


Short story collection plus Story Notes from the author. Slipcased together with an additional hardcover by Volk, SUPPORTING ROLES: TWO STORIES. This seems to be the trade hardcover edition - unsigned and unnumbered, so presumably not part of the signed/numbered 200 copies of the two books that were slipcased together. View more info

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Sinister Romance: Collected Ghost Stories.

By: Vorse, Mary Heaton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 08445

ISBN: 155310031X

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


Edited and with an introduction by Jesica Amands Salmonson. Collects seven supernatural stories by the author (1874-1966). 500 copies printed. View more info

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Exorcisms And Ecstacies (inscribed by editor Stephen Jones).

By: Wagner, Karl Edward

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Fedogan & Bremer: Minneapolis.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18055

ISBN: 1878252283

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of dust-soiling along the bottom edge.


Posthumously published collection of thirty stories, edited by Stephen Jones: 458 pages. Includes introductions, appreciations and reminiscences by Peter Straub, Ramsey Campbell and Jenny Campbell, Frances Wellman, David J. Schow, David Drake, James R. Wagner and Brian Lumley, plus bibliography. INSCRIBED BY EDITOR STEPHEN JONES TO UK HORROR WRITER/''For - - , I hope you never have a book like this! Your friend Stephen Jones''. View more info

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Imagine A Man In A Box.

By: Wakefield, H. R.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press.: 1997.

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

Seller ID: 00966

ISBN: 1899562265

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


Reprints the thirteen ghost stories found in the original 1931 edition of the same title, with a new six-page introduction by Barbara Roden, and a bibliographical afterword by Jack Adrian. 500 copies printed. View more info

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The Clock Strikes Twelve And Other Stories.

By: Wakefield, H. R.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press.: 1998.

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

Seller ID: 02000

ISBN: 1899562451

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


Contains all the stories from the Arkham House edition of 1946 (which itself had four additional stories to the earlier British edition of 1940), plus three extra stories originally published in Weird Tales and which have never been collected with his weird fiction: 13 page introduction by Barbara Roden. 500 copies printed. View more info

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They Return At Evening: A Book Of Ghost Stories.

By: Wakefield, H. R.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press.: 1995.

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

Seller ID: 03027

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


Reprint of the author's 1928 collection: new eight-page introduction by Barbara Roden. 300 numbered copies printed. This is no 255. View more info

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Old Man's Beard: Fifteen Disturbing Stories.

By: Wakefield, H. R.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press.: 1996.

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

Seller ID: 03036

ISBN: 1899562125

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


Reprint of the 1929 collection: new 13-page introduction by Barbara Roden. 400 copies printed. View more info

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Strayers From Sheol.

By: Wakefield, H. R.

Price: £30.00

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

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02097

Condition: Fine copy in a near fine dustjacket.


Collects fourteen stories, plus Wakefield's introduction, ''Farewell to All Those!,'' in which he states that he has ''written my last ghost story'' and he believes ''ghost story writing to be a dying art.'' View more info

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The Last Pin.

By: Wandrei, Howard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Fedogan & Bremer: Minneapolis.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02849

ISBN: 1878252259

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


Edited and introduction by Dwayne. H. Olson: collects eleven pulp detective stories. View more info

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The Uncollected Ian Watson (signed/slipcased).

By: Watson, Ian

Price: £60.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: Harrogate.: 2014.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 42985

ISBN: 1848637519

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


410 pages: edited by Nick Gevers. LIMITED EDITION: 100 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author. Note: this limited edition comes with an extra hardcover DOING THE STANLEY: ENCOUNTERS WITH KUBRICK, which details the time Watson spent with Kubrick working on the film A.1. View more info