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Recent Arrivals from Thompson Rare Books

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FAR OFF THINGS.

by 20. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
[1922]
Edition
First Trade Edition.
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$222.20

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London: Martin Secker, [1922]. First Trade Edition.. Octavo, original light green cloth titled in gilt on spine panel, top page edges trimmed and stained green. [160] pp. Issued in September, 1922, one month after the Signed Limited Edition of 100 copies; the American Edition (Knopf) was also issued in August. Spine panel faded to brown; light wear at edges,… Read more
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$222.20
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THE TERROR. A Fantasy.

by 18. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
1917.
Edition
First Edition
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$388.90

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London: Duckworth & Co., 1917.. First Edition. Octavo, original light blue boards lettered in black on spine, lettered and ruled in black on front panel, publisher's device in black on rear panel. 190 pp + [1] pp ad at rear for Wright's Coal Tar Soap. Printed on cheap wartime paper. Paper browned, as usual; minor foxing to endpapers, a… Read more
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THE BIRTH OF A LEGEND. A Reminiscence of Arthur Machen and John Ireland. By Jocelyn Brooke.

by 64. [About] MACHEN, Arthur; BROOKE, Jocelyn.

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Published
1964
Edition
First Edition
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$138.90

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London: Bertram Rota, 1964. First Edition. Large Octavo, original french-folded green printed wrappers, sewn at spine. [8] pp. Issued in an edition of 65 numbered copies signed by the author, of which this is copy No. 28 of 50 which were offered for sale. Mild tanning to edges of wrappers; a fine copy. Loosely laid in is a fine… Read more
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THE GREAT GOD PAN and THE INMOST LIGHT.

by 04. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
[1913]
Edition
First Paperback edition
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$444.40

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London: Grant Richards Ltd. Publishers, [1913]. First Paperback edition. Octavo, original light brown french-folded wrappers titled and with a pictorial image in dark brown on the front panel, spine titled in dark brown, rear panel blank. 178 pp. Spine a bit darkened, leaned and with reading creases; front panel with a small repaired tear & covers generally dust-soiled; mild… Read more
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THE CANNING WONDER.

by 39. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
1926.
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$61.10

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. . First American Edition. Octavo; original yellow cloth, paper title label on spine panel, top edges trimmed and stained dark blue, others untrimmed. 277 pp, Frontispiece and seven additional full-paged plates on glazed paper inserted in the text and not included in the pagination. Spine label darkened, tiny bump to spine; otherwise… Read more
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MY FAVOURITE LONDON DEVILS. A Gazatteer of Books, Lives and Brief Encounters. Illustrated by Dave McKean.

by 68. [About] MACHEN, Arthur; SINCLAIR, Iain.

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Published
2016
Edition
Second Printing
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$22.20

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London: Tangerine Press, 2016. Second Printing. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (trade paperback format). Second printing. 203 pp. A fine copy. Collects 20 Essays by Sinclair, including "Our Unknown Everywhere", on Arthur Machen. Other authors covered include Peter Ackroyd, J.G. Ballard, Alexander Baron, Roland Camberton, Angela Carter, B. Catling, Joseph Conrad, Arthur Conan Doyle, Patrick Hamilton, John Healy, Thomas Holmes,… Read more
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THE THREE IMPOSTORS or THE TRANSMUTATIONS. Illustrated by Pete Williams.

by 07. MACHEN, Arthur

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Published
2019
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$55.60

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Newport, Wales: Three Impostors, 2019. First Edition Thus. Tall octavo, original black boards lettered in white and grey on spine and front panel, grey endpapers, all edges trimmed. 215 pp, illustrated. This new edition bears a new Introduction by James Machin, an essay, 'Calm from the Chaotic', by Hywel Pontin; plus a section 'Notes on the Text' at rear.… Read more
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THE GREEN ROUND.

by 43. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
1968
Edition
First American Edition
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$38.90

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Sauk City: Arkham House, 1968. First American Edition. Octavo, original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, all edges trimmed. 218 pp. 2058 copies printed (the colophon states '2000 copies'). The text is a complete reproduction of the 1933 London edition published by Ernest Benn, including the original title page. Page edges a trifle bruised, a near fine copy in… Read more
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TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL. With an Introduction by Philip van Doren Stern.

by 46. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
[1949].
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$33.30

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London: The Richards Press, No. 8 Charles Street, St. James Square., [1949].. First Edition. Crown octavo, original red cloth lettered in gilt on spine, all edges trimmed, top edges stained red. 427 pp., frontispiece portrait of the author. Inner hinges cracked, spine leaned, small stains; a good reading copy. Not in Goldstone & Sweetser. ¶ An excellent collection, considered… Read more
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FAR OFF THINGS.

by 21. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
[1922]
Edition
First Trade Edition.
Item Price
$472.20

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London: Martin Secker, [1922]. First Trade Edition.. Octavo, original light green cloth titled in gilt on spine panel, top page edges trimmed and stained green. [160] pp. Issued in September, 1922, one month after the Signed Limited Edition of 100 copies; the American Edition (Knopf) was also issued in August. Hint of tanning towards the edges of the binding,… Read more
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STRANGE ROADS. Sketches by Joseph Simpson, R.B.A. [Cover Title: Strange Roads / With the Gods in Spring].

by 29. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
1923
Edition
First Edition
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$83.30

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London: The Classic Press., 1923. First Edition. Small octavo, original green cloth titled in gilt on upper cover, marbled pale lavender endpapers, top edges gilt. 54 pp, integral frontispiece and line illustrations in the text. "Limited Edition" on title page. Spine a trifle sunned, a very good copy in the original publisher's tissue jacket, heavily tape-repaired on spine &… Read more
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THE CANNING WONDER.

by 38. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
1925.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$111.10

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1925. . First Edition. Octavo; original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Top and fore-edges trimmed. [250] pp., Frontispiece and seven additional full-paged plates on glazed paper inserted in the text and not included in the pagination. A fine copy in an attractive dust jacket, lightly browned and rubbed, a few small closed tears and… Read more
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$111.10
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EXCAVATIONS. A Book of Advocacies. By Carl van Vechten.

by 58. [About] MACHEN, Arthur. VAN VECTEN, Carl.

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Published
1926.
Edition
First Edition
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$38.90

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926.. First Edition. Octavo, original blue cloth stamped with a decorative border in blind on front cover, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, top page edges stained orange, others uncut. 285 + [1] pp. A few leaves unopened, small bookseller's ticket (Gelber, Lilienthal, San Francisco) on rear paste-down, top stain faded, spine lightly tanned,… Read more
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A HANDY DICKENS. Selections From The Works of Charles Dickens Made and Introduced by Arthur Machen. With a Frontispiece by Edward Ardizzone.

by 54. [Contribution] MACHEN, Arthur; DICKENS, Charles; ARDIZZONE, Edward [Illustrator].

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Published
1941.
Edition
First Edition
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$444.40

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London: Constable & Co Ltd., 1941.. First Edition. Small octavo, original dark blue cloth lettered in silver on spine, all edges trimmed. 258 pp., full colour frontispiece by Ardizzone on glazed paper. PRESENTATION COPY, with A Signed Inscription from the author dated the year of Publication: "Oliver Stonor / from Arthur Machen / Christmas, 1941". Small bump at… Read more
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MEMORIES OF AN EDWARDIAN By Edgar Jepson.

by 59. [About] MACHEN, Arthur. JEPSON, Edgar.

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Published
[1938]
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$72.20

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London: Martin Secker, Publisher to the Richards Press, 8 Charles Street, St. Jame's Square., [1938]. Second Edition. New and Cheaper Edition", i.e., the Second Edition, published one year after the First Edition. Octavo, original black cloth lettered in white on spine panel, top edges stained grey, others trimmed. 279 pp, Index, [8] pp ads at rear titled "A… Read more
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DR. STIGGINS: his Views and Principles. A Series of Interviews.

by 11. MACHEN, Arthur

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Published
1906.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$83.30

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London: Imprinted for Francis Griffiths, and published at the Sign of the Gryphon, 34, Maiden Lane, near the Strand, in the City of Westminster., 1906.. First Edition. Crown octavo, original light brown boards with dark brown buckram spine titled in gilt, front panel lettered and with a pictorial design of a pastor in a pulpit in black, publisher's device… Read more
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ARTHUR MACHEN. A Bibliography By Henry Danielson. With Notes, Biographical and Critical, by Arthur Machen; And an Introduction by Henry Savage.

by 56. [About] MACHEN, Arthur. DANIELSON, Henry.

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Published
1923.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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London: Henry Danielson, 64 Charing Cross Road, W.C.2, 1923.. First Edition. Octavo, original blue boards with blue cloth spine, spine and front panel lettered in gilt, all edges trimmed. 59 pp. Issued in a limited edition of 500 copies. Slight darkening to text block; a fine copy, without dust jacket, as issued (although, to be clear, the book is… Read more
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THE SHINING PYRAMID

by 37. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
1925.
Edition
First British Edition
Item Price
$94.40

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London: Martin Secker, 1925. . First British Edition. Octavo; original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edges trimmed, others untrimmed. 189 pp. The trade hardcover edition, issued in February 1925, two months after the signed & limited edition. Ink name & date (April 24, 1925) on front free endpaper, a few small stains to cloth, a very good… Read more
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BRIDLES AND SPURS. With a Preface by Nathan van Patten.

by 47. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$138.90

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Cleveland: The Rowfant Club., 1951. First Edition. Quarto, original green boards with grey buckram spine, green paper label on spine lettered in gilt, all edges untrimmed. 70 + [1] pp (colophon leaf). Frontispiece (a photographic portrait of the author). Issued in an edition limited to 178 numbered copies, this being copy No. 22. Printed in black & red throughout… Read more
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THE GREAT RETURN.

by 17. MACHEN, Arthur.

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Published
1915.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$166.70

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London: The Faith Press, 1915.. First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial cream-white boards, spine panel lettered in red, front and rear boards lettered and with a design in red by T. Noyes Lewis, pale blue endpapers. [80] pp. Of two noted variants, this copy has the top page edges trimmed but not stained - this is considered to be the… Read more
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