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Foundation #2.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Transcripta Books: London.: 1972 (June).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36235

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Second issue. 60 pages: articles, reviews etc, but also, oddly enough, some sf poetry, and this issue contains eight pages of poetry by John Brunner (''A Series of Twelve Poems'') and a five page poem by Doug Letts (''Here Comes The Captain Of The Guard''). View more info

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Foundation no 38.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1986/1987 (Winter).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37919

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


102 pages: articles, reviews and letters. View more info

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Foundation no 39.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1987 (Spring).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37920

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


100 pages: articles, reviews and letters. View more info

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Foundation no 40.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1987 (Summer).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37921

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


102 pages: articles, reviews and letters. View more info

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Foundation no 42.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1988 (Spring).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37922

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


100 pages: articles, reviews and letters. View more info

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Foundation #14.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1978 (September).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24804

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


108 pages: articles, reviews and letters. Includes Maxim Jakubowski's 14-page article on ''Essex House, The Rise And Fall Of Speculative Erotica''. View more info

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Foundation no 7/8.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1975 (March).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24799

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Double Issue: 212 pages. Articles, reviews and letters. Includes Samuel R. Delany's 30-page piece on ''The Profession Of Science Fiction'', Douglas Barbour's 17 page piece on Delany, and (much more fun), David I. Masson's book review of Keith Roberts' THE CHALK GIANTS, which led to a wonderful spat between the two of them in the letters column of the next issue. View more info

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Foundation no 10.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1976 (June).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24801

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Issue 10. 128 pages: articles, reviews and letters. View more info

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Foundation no 11/12.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1977 (March).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24802

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Issue 11/12: double Issue: 202 pages. Articles, reviews and letters. View more info

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Foundation #22.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1981 (June).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24812

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


108 pages: articles, reviews and letters. Includes Raymond Z. Gallun's 14-page piece ''The Profession Of Science Fiction''. View more info

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Foundation #13.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1978 (May).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24803

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


122 pages: articles, reviews and letters. View more info

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Foundation #15.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1979 (January).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24805

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


112 pages: articles, reviews and letters. Includes Moorcock's 14-page ''New Worlds: A Personal History'' and Stanislaw Lem's ''The Profession Of Science Fiction''. View more info

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Foundation #16.

By: FOUNDATION (The Review Of Science Fiction),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1979 (May).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24806

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


108 pages: articles, reviews and letters. Includes Moorcock's ''Wit and Humour In Fantasy''. View more info

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Foundation no 94.

By: FOUNDATION, (The International Review Of Science Fiction)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 2005 (Summer).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25342

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


144 pages: articles, reviews and letters. View more info

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Film Freak.

By: Fowler, Christopher

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: London.: 2013.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42351

ISBN: 0857521608

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


Autobiography: ''a grimly hilarious and acutely observed trawl through the arse-end of the British Film Industry, which turns into an afeecting search for friendship and happiness''. View more info

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Gothic Fiction: A Master List Of Twentieth Century Criticism And Research.

By: Frank, Frederick S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Meckler Corporation: Westport, CT.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44158

ISBN: 0887362184

Condition: Fine copy as issued without dustjacket (as new).


192 pages. View more info

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The Murder Mystique: Crime Writers On Their Art.

By: Freeman, Lucy (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ungar: NY.: 1982.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36280

ISBN: 0804422125

Condition: Nearly fine copy in a VG dustjacket.


140 pages: pices from Thomas Chastain, Hillary Waugh, Edward D. Hoch, Shannon O'Cork, Bruce Cassidy, Franklin Bandy, Eleanor Sullivan, D.R. Benson, Helen Wells and the editor. View more info

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Cult Movies.

By: French, Karl (& Philip French)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pavilion Books: London.: 1999.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 35910

ISBN: 1862051720

Condition: NF/Fine (as new) copy.


240 pages: b/w stills throughout. View more info

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The Craft Of The Untamed.

By: Frisvold, Nicholaj de Mattos

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Mandrake: Oxford.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43387

ISBN: 1906958394

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for creasing along both spine edges.


182 pages: ''an inspired vision of traditional witchcraft''.''a proper tradition is defined as a timeless unity. Outwardly the tradition bears a great diversity across different lands and spirit. Traditional witchcraft is found in various sodalities and groups across the world. Even so it is possible to discern several harmonious, shared themes. These themes are the land, the crossroads, death, night and the mountain of Venus. It is witchcraft where a human and a... View more info

Image for Art Of Darkness: The Cinema Of Dario Argento.

Art Of Darkness: The Cinema Of Dario Argento.

By: Gallant, Chris (ed)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Fab Press: Guildford, Surrey.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27944

ISBN: 0952926091

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


302 pages: b/w stills and some colour throughout. View more info

Image for A Journey to the Earth's Interior, Or Have the Poles Really Been Discovered: Revised And Enlarged, Profusely Illustrated..

A Journey to the Earth's Interior, Or Have the Poles Really Been Discovered: Revised And Enlarged, Profusely Illustrated..

By: Gardner, Marshall B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Published By The Author: Aurora, IL.: 1920.

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

Seller ID: 42767

Condition: Rebound, ex-library with card pocket affixed to rear pastedown, otherwise fine.


456 pages: by the author of ''The Theory Of A Central Sun Within The Earth's Interior''. View more info

Image for Murder 'Whatdunit': An Illustrated Account Of The Methods Of Murder.

Murder 'Whatdunit': An Illustrated Account Of The Methods Of Murder.

By: Gaute, J. H. H. (& Robin Odell)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harrap: London.: 1982.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36384

ISBN: 024553878X

Condition: Near fine copy (lacking the dustjacket).


248 pages: ''an illustrated A to Z of murder intended to meet the crime buffs's interest in understanding the mechanisms of homicide, its investigation & detection''. View more info

Image for Sons Of Sam Spade: The Private Eye Novel In the 70's: Robert B. Parker, Roger L. Simon, Andrew Bergman.

Sons Of Sam Spade: The Private Eye Novel In the 70's: Robert B. Parker, Roger L. Simon, Andrew Bergman.

By: Geherin, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar: NY.: 1982,.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 11972

ISBN: 0804461708

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


168 pages. View more info

Image for The American Private Eye: The Image In Fiction.

The American Private Eye: The Image In Fiction.

By: Geherin, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar: NY.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36271

ISBN: 0804461848

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


228 pages. View more info

The American Private Eye: The Image In Fiction.

By: Geherin, David (PRIVATE EYE NOVELS)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar: NY.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 11986

Condition: Fine copy in a VG dustjacket with several small closed tears and creasing.


228 pages. View more info

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The Horror Reader.

By: Gelder, Ken (ed.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Routledge: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36395

ISBN: 0415213568

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy (as new but for top corner tips of the last few pages creased).


414 pages: collection of 29 essays and articles on horror. View more info

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The Unofficial X-Files Companion: Volume 3.

By: Genge, N. E. (X-FILES)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: MacMillan: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 11752

ISBN: 0333721195

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


View more info

Image for The Ghost Story Society Newsletter Vol 8 no 1 (no 13).

The Ghost Story Society Newsletter Vol 8 no 1 (no 13).

By: GHOST STORY SOCIETY NEWSLETTER, (ed. Jeff Dempsey)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1993 (July).

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 25465

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Issue 13. 16 pages. View more info

Image for Crime In Good Company: Essays On Criminals And Crime-Writing.

Crime In Good Company: Essays On Criminals And Crime-Writing.

By: Gilbert, Michael (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Constable: London.: 1959.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36269

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with one short (1.5cm) closed tear.


Collection of 14 essays: contributors are Raymond Chandler, Michael Gilbert, Eric Ambler, Mary Fitt, Cyril Hare, Maurice Procter, Jacques Barzun, Stanley Ellin, David Alexander, Julian Symons, L. A. G. Strong, Roy Vickers, Josephine Bell and Michael Underwood. View more info

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Horror's Heart: A Short Call Of Cthulhu Campaign In Montreal.

By: Gillett, Sheldon (CALL OF CTHULHU)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Chaosium Inc.: CA.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43485

ISBN: 1568820682

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


80 pages: Call of Cthulhu Horror Roleplaying. First printing with ''10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1'' stated on copyright page. View more info

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Dark Knights And Holy Fools: The Art And Films Of Terry Gilliam.

By: Gilliam, Terry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Orion: London.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00504

ISBN: 0752818279

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


By Bob McCabe: 192 pages Heavily illustrated in full colour.''First fully authorised book to trace the life and work of one of the most innovative film-makers of the century. Fabulously illustrated, it features many previously unseen photographs, storyboards and drawings from Gilliam's private archive. For the first time Gilliam talks at length about the creation of Python, his first attempt at directing and the inside stories of making: Time Bandits, Jabberwo... View more info

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Fantasy Review/Science-Fantasy Review (17 of 18 issues published).

By: Gillings, Walter (ed) FANTASY REVIEW

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Walter Gillings: Ilford, Essex.: 1947-1950.

Edition: First editions.

Seller ID: 18772

Condition: Some rusting to staples, a VG/VG+ set overall, the worst copy being the first issue which has edge loss to the first two pages due to what looks like rodent nibbling (?).


17 of the 18 issues published 1947-1950 of the UK sf fanzine, comprising reviews, articles and news, missing just the second issue.. A continuation of the earlier ''Scientifiction - The British Fantasy Review'' which Gillings had edited a decade earlier (1937: seven issues total), but with a new name. Scarce early British sf fanzine/magazine. Octavo, eighteen issues, pictorial self wrappers, stapled. Professionally printed as a neat twenty-page booklet (later growin... View more info

Image for Alien Base; Earth's Encounters with Extraterrestrials.

Alien Base; Earth's Encounters with Extraterrestrials.

By: Good, Timothy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Century: London.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43590

ISBN: 0712678123

Condition: Fine copy in a VG dustjacket.


420 pages with index. View more info

Image for Gothic: New Series Volume One.

Gothic: New Series Volume One.

By: GOTHIC (ed Gary William Crawford),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 31316

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


First issue. Articles and reviews: 22 pages. This issue includes ''Stephen King And The Tradition Of American Gothic'' by Kenneth Giggs. View more info

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Gothic: New Series Volume Two.

By: GOTHIC (ed Gary William Crawford),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 31317

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Second issue. Articles and reviews: 46 pages. View more info

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Gothic no 1.

By: GOTHIC (ed Gary William Crawford),

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Gothic Press: Baton Rouge, USA.: 1979 (June).

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 15195

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


First issue (vol 1 no 1). Four issues published in total 1979 - 1980). 36 pages: articles, reviews and original fiction. View more info

Image for Suspense In The Cinema.

Suspense In The Cinema.

By: Gow, Gordon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Castle Books: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30788

Condition: Bottom corners bruised, an almost fine copy in a VG dustjacket with chipped top spine panel edge.


144 pages with b/w stills: ''it is not a mere catalogue of suspense films. It is an in-depth study of the components of suspense and the motivations of the audience. The characteristics of isolation, irony, phobia, accident, and other elements of thrillers are examined by themselves and in relation to films as entities. SUSPENSE IN THE CINEMA will not make it less terrifying to see films such as PSYCHO or WARNING SHOT, but it will explain why you are terrified.''. View more info

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The Cock Lane Ghost.

By: Grant, Douglas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: MacMillan: London.: 1965.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30346

Condition: Near fine copy in a VG dustjacket.


Non-fiction: account of the celebrated 1762 London murder trial in which ''Scratching Fanny'', the spirit of Frances Lynes, accused her helpless lover, William Kent, of murdering her by poison as she lay sick of the smallpox. Includes the transcript of the evidence given at the trial of the principals involved. View more info

Image for Future Perfect: How Star Trek Conquered Planet Earth.

Future Perfect: How Star Trek Conquered Planet Earth.

By: Greenwald, Jeff (STAR TREK)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Viking: London.: 1998.

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

Seller ID: 12706

ISBN: 0670873993

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


272 pages: totally unauthorised look at the Star Trek phenomenon. View more info

Image for Apertures: A Study Of The Writings of Brian W. Aldiss (a copy from his own library).

Apertures: A Study Of The Writings of Brian W. Aldiss (a copy from his own library).

By: Griffin, Brian (& David Wingrove)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press: Westport, CT.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45101

ISBN: 0313234280

Condition: Fine copy as issued without dustjacket (as new).


262 pages. Part of Greenwood Press's Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy (vol 8). This copy is from Brian Aldiss's own library, with a white printed label signed by Wendy Aldiss affixed on the rear pastedown, stating/''This book was a personal copy of the author Brian W. Aldiss, part of his effects at his home at the time of his death in August 2017. Wendy Aldiss, Literary Executor Brian Aldiss Estate''. View more info

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The Encyclopedia Of Ghosts And Spirits: Second Edition.

By: Guiley, Rosemary Ellen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Checkmark Books: NY.: 2000.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 43249

ISBN: 0816040869

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


430 pages. View more info

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Legendary Horror Films.

By: Guttmacher, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Metro Books: NY.: 1995.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03539

ISBN: 1567991718

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


128 pages, illustrated throughout. View more info

Image for Meditations On Middle-Earth.

Meditations On Middle-Earth.

By: Haber, Karen (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: NY.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30143

ISBN: 0312302908

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


''A Byron Preiss book'': illustrated (not much it seems!) by John Howe. Collection of new essays and writings on J. R. R. Tolkien, including pieces by Terry Pratchett, Charles de Lint, George R. R. Martin, Ursula K. le Guin and Orson Scott Card. Released simultaneous with the hardcover edition. View more info

Image for Who Done It? A Guide To Detective, Mystery And Suspense Fiction.

Who Done It? A Guide To Detective, Mystery And Suspense Fiction.

By: Hagen, Ordean A.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: R. R. Bowker: NY.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35510

ISBN: 0835202348

Condition: Almost fine copy, as issued without a dustjacket.


834 pages. View more info

Image for The Man Who Was Frankenstein.

The Man Who Was Frankenstein.

By: Haining, Peter

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller: London.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03445

ISBN: 0584103565

Condition: A little browning along the top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


Book-length theory that the inspiration for Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein was based on an eccentric English scientist whom Mary had seen and heard lecture on the then mysterious and fantastic medium of electricity - Andrew Crosse. View more info

Image for The Dracula Centenary Book.

The Dracula Centenary Book.

By: Haining, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press: London.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30702

ISBN: 0285628224

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


160 pages: b/w illustrations/photos throughout. View more info

Image for The Un-Dead: The Legend Of Bram Stoker And Dracula.

The Un-Dead: The Legend Of Bram Stoker And Dracula.

By: Haining, Peter (& Peter Tremayne, eds.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Constable: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30424

ISBN: 0094754306

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


200 pages with index. View more info

Image for The Sherlock Holmes Scrapbook: Fifty Years of Occasional Articles, Newspaper Cuttings, Letters, Memoirs, Anecdotes, Pictures, Photographs and Drawings Related to the Great Detective.

The Sherlock Holmes Scrapbook: Fifty Years of Occasional Articles, Newspaper Cuttings, Letters, Memoirs, Anecdotes, Pictures, Photographs and Drawings Related to the Great Detective.

By: Haining, Peter (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Treasure Press: London.: 1986.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 26315

ISBN: 1850511586

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


First published in 1973 by New English Library. View more info

Image for The Frankenstein Omnibus.

The Frankenstein Omnibus.

By: Haining, Peter (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books: NJ.: Nd (mid-1990's).

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

Seller ID: 30746

ISBN: 0785800417

Condition: Fine copy in a near fine dustjacket with a little wear and tear along the top edge of the spine panel.


646 pages: collects 32 (reprint) stories, divided into three sections, The Prototypes, The Films, The Archetypes. View more info

Image for The Dracula Scrapbook.

The Dracula Scrapbook.

By: Haining, Peter (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chancellor Press: London.: 1992.

Seller ID: 21175

ISBN: 185152195X

Condition: Near fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket (top corner tips a little worn).


160 pages: b/w photos throughout. View more info