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Robert Aickman: The Collected Strange Stories Volumes 1 & 11.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £425.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (first printing).

Seller ID: 01092

ISBN: 1872621473

Condition: Fine copies in fine dustjackets (as new) with errata sheet laid in.


Two volumes: 400 and 475 pages each. With an appreciation by David Tibet. Collects all the stories in all the author's scarce short story collections. Published by Tartarus Press in conjunction with Durtro Press. 500 hardcover sets printed. With publisher's printed errata sheet laid in. View more info

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The Attempted Rescue.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2001.

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

Seller ID: 07133

ISBN: 1872621619

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


Autobiography: 222 pages. New eight page foreword by Jeremy Dyson. Originally published in 1966. 500 hardcover copies printed. View more info

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Powers Of Darkness.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2014.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 07480

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


Collection of supernatural stories. First published in 1966, this Tartarus editiion (2nd printing) contains an eight page introduction by Mark Valentine. View more info

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Dark Entries (350 copies).

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2011.

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

Seller ID: 29440

ISBN: 1905784325

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


Collection of supernatural stories, first published in 1964: this edition has a new four page introduction by Glen Cavaliero. Limited to 350 hardcover copies.''Robert Aickman was perhaps the finest writer of the ghost story in the second half of the 20th century, and although little of his work is pure fantasy - only a few of his 45 or so stories, and neither of his novels, actually take leave of the mundane world in any sense, except as a prelude to death - he is of absorbing interest in our context because he demonstrates the range of meaning that may be extracted from the devices o... View more info

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Cold Hand In Mine: Strange Stories.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2011.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 30089

ISBN: 1905784341

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


Collection of supernatural stories. First published in 1975, this Tartarus reprint contains a new introduction by Phil Baker.''Robert Aickman was perhaps the finest writer of the ghost story in the second half of the 20th century, and although little of his work is pure fantasy - only a few of his 45 or so stories, and neither of his novels, actually take leave of the mundane world in any sense, except as a prelude to death - he is of absorbing interest in our context because he demonstrates the range of meaning that may be extracted from the devices of any form of fantastic literatur... View more info

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The Attempted Rescue.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2013.

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

Seller ID: 36100

ISBN: 1905784597

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


Autobiography: 246 pages. Eight page foreword by Jeremy Dyson. Originally published in 1966, followed by a 1st Tartarus Press printing (red dustjacket) in 2001. This Tartarus reprint (in cream/yellow dustjacket) has some (minor?) revisions to the introduction. View more info

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The River Runs Uphill: A Story Of Success And Failure.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2014.

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

Seller ID: 37316

ISBN: 1905784686

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


290 pages: the author's second volume of autobiography, following THE ATTEMPTED RESCUE (1966). First published in 1986, this Tartarus Press edition contains a new short introduction by Rosalie Parker. Limited to 350 hardcover copies. View more info

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Sub Rosa.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2013.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 37317

ISBN: 1905784287

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


Supernatural short story collection first published by Victor Gollancz in 1968: this edition has a five page introduction by R. B. Russell. The Tartarus Press first printing was in 2010. View more info

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Tales Of Love And Death.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2014.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 37355

ISBN: 1905784287

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


Collection of supernatural stories, first published by Victor Gollancz in 1977. This Tartarus Press edition (2nd printing - the first was in 2012) contains a nine page introduction by Michael Dirda. View more info

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Night Voices (2nd printing with two extra stories).

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2015.

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

Seller ID: 39691

ISBN: 1905784562

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


The last, posthumously published collection of stories by Aickman, first published by Victor Gollancz in 1985. The Tartarus Press first printing of 2013 reprinted those five long stories plus a lot more, beginning with a new introduction by Barry Humphries. Also included was the weird novella THE MODEL (posthumously published in 1987), plus Aickman's ''An Essay'' (written on winning the first World Fantasy Award in 1976), additionally this volume includes all seven of his Introductions to the seven volumes in The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories series which he edited: and finally the six-p... View more info

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Intrusions (2nd printing with one extra story).

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2015.

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

Seller ID: 39692

ISBN: 1905784481

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


The author's last collection of stories (while still alive), first published by Victor Gollancz in 1980. The Tartarus Press 2012 1st printing collected those six long supernatural stories, plus a new seven page introduction by Reggie Oliver. However this Tartarus Press 2nd printing of 2015 also now adds a further story ''The Stranger'', the titles story from the 2015 Tartarus Press Aickman collection The Strangers And Other Writings, which went o/p very quickly (more or less by the time of publication) and will NOT be reprinted. View more info

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Written With My Left Hand.

By: Barker, Nugent

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2014.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 37455

ISBN: 1905784678

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with short typed letter from publisher Ray Russell laid in.


The author's collection of twenty-one macabre, humour and fantasy stories, first published in 1951: the first Tartarus Press printing was in 2002, with a new introduction by Douglas A. Anderson and Bibliographical Notes. This 2nd Tartarus Press printing is from 2014. View more info

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The Cheetah-Girl (Being The MS, Not Published With The Collection Under The Title Of ''The Purple Sapphire'' (+ Addendum slip).

By: Blayre, Christopher (Edward Heron-Allen)

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 1998.

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

Seller ID: 00186

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) plus addendum slip,


72 pages. Short story privately originally published by the author as a twenty copy limited edition in 1923: ''this once controversial story of human-feline miscenegation was considered too erotic for publication in the author's early collection THE PURPLE SAPPHIRE''. LIMITED EDITION: 99 numbered hardcover copies. This is no 75. Laid in is an addendum slip relating to the text. View more info

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Muladona.

By: Carlson, Eric Sterner

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 40646

ISBN: 1905784848

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


Supernatural Southern Gothic horror novel set in Texas at the end of WW2.''1918. In the dying days of World War I, the Spanish Flu devastates the small town of Incarnation, Texas. The sheriff closes the church and quarantines the dying in the schoolhouse. The townsfolk huddle alone in their houses to avoid infection. Each new day brings fresh corpses. But something worse than the flu is coming. Verge Strömberg, son of the domineering town pastor, is a sickly boy who lives in a world of books. His mother disappeared when he was seven, his older brother ran away. Now his father leaves... View more info

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The Justice Of The Night: Poems.

By: Cavaliero., Glen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2007.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 20383

ISBN: 1905784015

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


Hardbound collection of poems: 88 pages. View more info

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Green Thoughts & Other Stories.

By: Collier, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41314

ISBN: 1905784872

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


26 stories ''with a fantastic streak and elements of horror'': 294 pages with an introduction.''John Collier (1901-1980) is best remembered for his short stories, although he was also a poet, novelist and screenwriter. He was given the Edgar Award and the International Fantasy Award in 1952 for the collection Fancies and Goodnights, and several of his most memorable tales were adapted for television and film. Collier’s tales are clever with a light touch, although he often added dark satire to the humour, in the vein of Swift, whom he admired. The twenty-six stories in this collectio... View more info

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Father Raven And Other Tales.

By: Coppard, A. E.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2006.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 18011

ISBN: 187262197X

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


Collects thirty-one supernatural tales: new introduction by Mark Valentine. Limited to 300 copies. View more info

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Black Spirits & White: A Book Of Ghost Stories.

By: Cram, Ralph Adams

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 14755

ISBN: 1872621880

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


With an new 20-page introduction by Stefan Dziemianowicz, and a separate introduction to the two extra stories by Douglas A. Anderson. Collection of supernatural stories originally published in 1895, regarded as a landmark of the 19th weird tale. H.P. Lovecraft singled out the story 'The Dead Valley' as one of the small percentage of American works deserving of high praise in his seminal essay 'Supernatural Horror in Literature'. This new edition collects the original six stories plus a further two stories, uncollected and never reprinted till now. 300 copies printed. View more info

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Morbid Tales (presentation copy from the author)

By: Crisp, Quentin S.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13629

ISBN: 187262183X

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


Eight weird stories: 226 pages. Introduction by Mark Samuels. 300 copies printed. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED AT TIME OF PUBLICATION (November 2004) BY THE AUTHOR TO A FELLOW UK WEIRD FICTION WRITER/'' To - - , who must forever bear the ''agony and nightmare'' of responsibility for this noxious tome's manifestation in this dimension, Quentin S. Crisp,Nov. 2004''. View more info

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Morbid Tales.

By: Crisp, Quentin S.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13653

ISBN: 187262183X

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


Eight weird stories: 226 pages. Introduction by Mark Samuels. 300 copies printed. View more info

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The Girl With The Peacock Harp.

By: Eisele, Michael

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41471

ISBN: 1905784899

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


The author's first book. Collects fifteen strange stories: 268 pages. Limited to 300 (unnumbered) hardcover copies.''The fifteen strange stories that comprise this stunning debut collection range over the fantastic, the supernatural and the psychological. In ‘An Old Tale’, a young ballet student discovers hope beyond the barriers of death. ‘The Music’ tells of a violinist who must face the ghosts of his past; and those ghosts are brought to life in ‘The Beginning’. In ‘Gloria and the Selchie’ a modern Irish girl discovers that the stories her old granny told her are a... View more info

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Tree Spirit And Other Strange Tales.

By: Eisele, Michael

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44133

ISBN: 978912586028

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


292 pages. Limited to 300 (uunumbered) copies. View more info

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The Long Retreating Day: Tales Of Twilight And Borderlands (signed by the author).

By: Gaskin, John

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2006.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17510

ISBN: 1872621961

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


Collection of ten supernatural stories: Limited to 450 copies. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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The New Inn Hall Deception: Tales of Mystery And Fear (signed/limited).

By: Gaskin, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2019.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45648

ISBN: 1912586134

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


Collects the 160 page title novel plus four other short stories. LIMITED EDITION: 380 numbered copies signed by the author. View more info

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Clarimonde And Other Stories.

By: Gautier, Theophile

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30730

ISBN: 1905784384

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


366 pages: collects twelve supernatural tales and other material. Eight page introductrion by Brian Stableford. Limited to 300 hardcover copies. View more info

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The Double Eye.

By: Harvey, William Fryer

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2009.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25983

ISBN: 1905784147

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


Collects all of the author's thirty supernatural tales together in one volume, with an introduction by Richard Dalby. 350 copies printed. View more info

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The Snow-Image And Other Stories Of The Supernatural.

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24579

ISBN: 1905784090

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


Introduction by Richard Dalby: 417 pages. 300 copies printed. View more info

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The Princess Daphne (only approx.150 copies issued).

By: Heron-Allen, Edward (& Selina Dolaro)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2001.

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

Seller ID: 06196

ISBN: 1872621570

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for several small light stains along top page edges.


Introduction by R. B. Russell and Rosalie Parker: plus biographical notes by ''Christopher Blayre'' and an Heron-Allen bibliography.. By the author who later wrote under the pseudonym Christopher Blayre, this is an entertaining novel of the fantastic written in the 1880's: often described as a tale of psychic vampirism, it is a story of mesmerism, doppelgangers and metapsychosis. LIMITED EDITIION: 300 numbered copies printed (though due to a printing/binding error only about half this number were actually released). This is no 73. View more info

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The Clockworm And Other Strange Stories.

By: Heuler, Karen

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45040

ISBN: 191258610X

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


Collects 19 weird stories, six published here for the first time: ''Heuler’s voice is refreshingly original, and readers will find these stories remarkably inventive and brimming with ideas not found anywhere else in contemporary fantasy fiction'' (Publishers Weekly). Limited to 300 hardcover copies.''you find you’re just one of many copies being generated by a 3-D printer, or hear that the earth is the subject of a rather cheerful invasion. Whatever the trouble, you still have to find your way. Playful, sober, profound and profane, the characters in Karen Heuler’s stories may ... View more info

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The Wandering Soul: Glimpses Of A Life, A Compendium Of Rare And Unpublished Works (and) The Lost Poetry [two volumes]

By: Hodgson, William Hope

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45645

Condition: Fine copies in fine dustjackets (as new).


Edited by Jane Frank: introduction by Mike Ashley. 384 pages. A joint publication with PS Publishing. 500 numbered copies of THE WANDERING SOUL were printed, the first 150 copies of which were slipcased together with a second volume THE LOST POETRY (150 copies printed). This is no 500 of THE WANDERING SOUL, together with a 2nd printing of THE LOST POETRY OF WILLIAM HOPE HODGSON. View more info

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The Sand-Man And Other Night Pieces.

By: Hoffmann, E. T. A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22979

ISBN: 1905784082

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


532 pages: E.T.A. Hoffmann was Germany's greatest author of fantastic and supernaturalist fiction, a composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. Hoffmann's fiction, exploring the darker side of the human spirit, influenced Poe, Dickens, Baudelaire and Kafka. His highly readable, entertaining and eerie stories are thick with references to ghosts, madness and hypnotic influence. Supernatural and sinister characters appear in the lives of his heroes and heroines, exposing the tragic and grotesque. The Sand-Man and Other Night Pieces is the definitive collection of Hoffmann's stories of ... View more info

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Figurehead.

By: Holmes, Carly

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44458

ISBN: 1912586061

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


Short story collection: ''peers into every corner of the strange fiction genre: from rural gothic through to traditional ghost stories, the uncanny, and folk horror''. 300 hardcover copies printed. View more info

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The Smell Of Telescopes (250-numbered signed copies)..

By: Hughes, Rhys

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 02920

ISBN: 1872621449

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for one small mark (removable?) on front panel.


270 pages: weird, macabre/fantasy stories, following his earlier collection WORMING THE HARPIE from the same publisher. LIMITED EDITION: 250 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author. This copy is no. 11. View more info

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Worming The Harpy And Other Bitter Pills (226 copies printed)..

By: Hughes, Rhys

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 1995.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07461

ISBN: 187262120X

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with signed typed letter from publisher Ray Russell (to the book reviewer at the Daily Express) affixed (with small piece of tape) to the front free endpaper.


Short story collection. LIMITED EDITION: 226 numbered copies printed. This is no 165. View more info

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Stories From A Lost Anthology (150 signed/limited)

By: Hughes, Rhys

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 09134

ISBN: 1872621686

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


296 pages: collection of weird stories, with an introduction by Michael Moorcock. LIMITED EDITION: from a total of 400 copies printed, this is one of the first 150 numbered and signed by the author. View more info

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Orpheus On The Underground And Other Stories.

By: Hughes, Rhys

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2014.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37999

ISBN: 1905784716

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


New collection of stories, all but one previously unpublished: 212 pages. View more info

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Frankenstein's Prescription.

By: Lees, Tim

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 29439

ISBN: 1905784295

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


Supernatural novel. Limited to 300 hardcover copies.''Hans Schneider is a drunkard and a womaniser; everyone agrees he's heading for a bad end. When he kills a fellow student in a duel, he finds himself banished to an isolated rural hospital, far from the pleasures he desires. There he meets the mysterious Dr Lavenza, and learns about Frankenstein's prescription-the secret of eternal life. Together, Schneider and Lavenza set out to collect the missing pieces of the formula. But they are not alone. From Germany to Rome, from Rome to Paris, to the failed and wretched Eden of an all-too... View more info

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Mercy And Other Stories.

By: Lloyd, Rebecca

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2014.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36826

ISBN: 1905784619

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


Collection of sixteen weird/supernatural stories. 300 hardcover copies printed. View more info

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Seven Strange Stories.

By: Lloyd, Rebecca

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2017.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42353

ISBN: 1905784961

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


246 pages: collects seven long weird/fantasy stories. View more info

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Monsieur de Phocas: Translated From The French With An Introduction And Afterword By Francis Amery (aka Brian Stableford).

By: Lorrain, Jean

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2015.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39545

ISBN: 1905784783

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


300 pages: 26-page introduction and nine page afterword by Brian Stableford writing as, and indeed translating as, ''Francis Amery''.''Monsieur de Phocas (1901) has been ranked with Huysmans’ À Rebours (1884) as the summation of the French Decadent Movement. In the novel, Jean Lorrain presents experiences of the darker side of his life in Paris as the adventures of the Duc de Fréneuse (Phocas) and his relationship with the svengaliesque English painter Claudius Ethal. Jean Lorrain, born into a shipping family in Normandy in 1855, changed his name to keep his family out of the lite... View more info

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The Secret Glory.

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 1998.

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

Seller ID: 00679

ISBN: 1872621368

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


Reprints for the first time the full text, including chapters five and six. (the original edition of 1922, and subsequent editions, all have only four chapters): new three page preface by Godfrey Brangham. View more info

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The Hill Of Dreams (350 numbered copies).

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 1998.

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

Seller ID: 15903

ISBN: 1872621317

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


First published in 1907. This first Tartarus Press printing contains for the first time all three of the Sidney Sime illustrations (specially tipped-in for this edition) originally intended (but not used) for the book's first publication (1907), plus the two known introductions written for later editions by the author, plus a new six-page introduction by Mark Valentine. LIMITED EDITION: 350 numbered hardcover copies printed. This is no 168. View more info

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The Children Of The Pool And Other Stories.

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2015.

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

Seller ID: 39351

ISBN: 1905784767

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


First published in 1936. New 16-page introduction by Mark Valentine. View more info

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The Cosy Room And Other Stories.

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2016.

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

Seller ID: 41204

ISBN: 1905784813

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


A collection of essays, mystically poetic fragments, and supernatural tales, first published by Rich & Cowan: London in 1936. This new edition adds a 14-page introduction by James Machin.''a collection of Arthur Machen’s short stories curated by John Gawsworth (aka Fytton Armstrong) in 1936. As well as exhuming some very early tales published in the first half of the 1890s, Gawsworth included Machen’s decadent prose poems from Ornaments in Jade, and later work commissioned by Lady Cynthia Asquith for collections such as The Ghost Book (1926) and Shudders (1929). Among other curio... View more info

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The Autobiography Of Arthur Machen. Far Off Things, Things Near And Far.

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2017.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42167

ISBN: 1905784929

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


310 pages: collects together Machen's two volumes of autobiography, FAR OFF THINGS (1922) and THINGS NEAR AND FAR (1923), plus a new introduction by writer/comedian Stewart Lee. View more info

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The London Adventure, Or The Art Of Wandering.

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2017.

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

Seller ID: 43034

ISBN: 190578497X

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with errata slip laid in.


Expanded contents. First published in 1924, The London Adventure is often considered to be Arthur Machen’s third volume of autobiography, but its alternative title, The Art of Wandering, differentiates it from Far Off Things and Things Near and Far. The term ‘wandering’ refers not only to Machen’s many and various journeys around the unconsidered byways of London, but also to the curiously meandering construction of the book. Machen plays a fine game with the reader, discussing what his book might be about, how he should begin it and where it might end. The result is a curiously up-to... View more info

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Hieroglyphics: A Note Upon Ecstacy In Literature.

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2019.

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

Seller ID: 45552

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


First published in 1902. This new edition includes Machen's 20-page ''A Note On Poetry'' (first published in 1943), a new twelve page introduction by D. P. Watt and a 20 page afterword (''Arthur Machen: Ecstasy And Epiphany'') by Nicholas Freeman. View more info

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The Green Round.

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2000.

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

Seller ID: 04036

ISBN: 1872621465

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Reprint (first published by Ernest Benn in 1933 and later in the USA from Arkham House), but with a new eight page introduction by Mark Valentine. Limited to 400 numbered hardcover copies. This is no 227. View more info

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The House Of The Hidden Light.

By: Machen, Arthur (& A. E. Waite)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2017.

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

Seller ID: 42181

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


First published in 1904 (in an edition of just three copies). Followed by a Tartarus Press hardcover edition (300 copies) in 2003. With a twenty-five page introduction by Waite scholar R. A. Gilbert. View more info

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Arthur Machen's 1890s Notebook.

By: Machen, Arthur (ed. The Friends Of Arthur Machen)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2018.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 44176

ISBN: 1912586037

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


348 pages. First published in hardcover in 2016 by Tartarus Press and The Friends Of Arthur Machen: that edition was available only to members of the Arthur Machen Society, and not generally available for sale (there is no price on the dustjacket). Now reprinted as a trade paperback. View more info