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FAMILIAR POEMS, ANNOTATED

by Asimov, Isaac

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385116862
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$19.95

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New York: Doubleday and Company, 1977. (xi) 272 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth of beige boards; lettered in red and silver on the spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; short tear in the leading edge of the rear panel; price clipped; no interior markings. In his… Read more
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BEATLE BOOKS - From Genesis to Revolution

by Sandercombe, W. Fraser (re: The Beatles: John Lennon; Paul McCartney; George Harrison; Ringo Starr)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781926592008
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$18.95

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Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing, 2009. 432 pp. Trade paperback format. This is a new, unread copy, signed by the author. Illustrated in black and white. A bibliography of books by and about The Beatles. The Chapters are: Year-by-Year; By Author; By Title; By the Group: Harrison, George; Lennon, John; McCartney, Paul; and Starr,… Read more
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A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO L. M. MONTGOMERY FIRSTS

by Lechowick, Frank; Lechowick, Juanita

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780981209906
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$29.95

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: Private Printing, 2009. 153 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Wraparound cover photograph by John Sylvester. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. The Contents are: The Quest; How to Use This Guide; 1908 - 1920 - The First… Read more
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THE RIVERS OF AMERICA - A Selected Exhibition of Books from the Collection of Carol Fitzgerald

by Findlay, James A. (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$14.95

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida: Bienes Center for the Literary Arts, 1997. 37 pp. Staple-bound in card covers. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. From an exhibit that ran from September 26 to December 5, 1997. Illustrated with photographs and a map. Scores of books from the Fitzgerald collection, identifying each one.. First Edition. Soft… Read more
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CONAN'S WORLD - and Robert E. Howard

by Schweitzer, Darrell (re: Robert E. Howard)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780893702236
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$14.95

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San Bernardino, California: Borgo Press - The Milford Series, 1978. 64 pp. Trade papeback format. Signed by Darrell Schweitzer on the title page. From the Milford Series, Popular Writers of Today. Very lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. The Chapters are: The… Read more
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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ADVENTURE: Mundy, Burroughs, Rohmer, Haggard

by Day, Bradford M.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$24.95

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Denver, New York: Science Fiction and Fantasy Publications, 1964. 126 pp. Oversized softcover, cloth and staple-bound in card covers. Very lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Talbot Mundy - A Bibliography; Sax Rohmer - A Bibliography; H. Rider Haggard - First Editions; and Edgar Rice Burroughs - A Bibliography.. First Edition.… Read more
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THE ART OF MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE STORIES - The Best Illustrations from Over a Century of Crime Fiction

by Haining, Peter

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781555210960
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$19.95

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Secaucus, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, 1986. 176 pp. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; headband; profusely illustrated with magazine drawings. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Introduction; The Annals of Newgate; The Father of the Detective Story - Edgar Allan Poe; Le Roman Policier; Crime in the Penny… Read more
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PULP ART - Original Cover Paintings for the Great American Pulp Magazines

by Lesser, Robert (editor) (Roger T. Reed; Fred Cook; Shirley Steeger; Forrest J. Ackerman; Steve Kennedy; Sam Moskowitz; Walt Reed; Jim Steranko; John de Soto; Danton Burroughs; Darrell C. Richardson; Alison M. Scott; James van Hise; Zina Saunders)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780517200582
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$44.95

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New York: Gramercy Books, 1997. (viii) 182 pp. Black boards lettered in red on the spine; headband; illustrated in colour. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction: Populist Culture and Pop Art: Essays: The Pulps: Their Weaknesses Were Their Strengths by Roger T. Reed; The Cover Artists and… Read more
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OVER MY DEAD BODY - The Sensational Age of the American Paperback: 1945 - 1955

by Server, Lee

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780811805506
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$19.95

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1994. 108 pp. Oversized softcover with French flaps. Lightly rubbed on the corners; price clipped; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated in colour, sepia and black and white. The Contents are: Introduction; Shot in the Dark; Love for Sale; Cover Story; Paperback Beat; 1,000,000 Delinquents; Collecting Paperbacks; and Epilogue; followed by an… Read more
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PULP CULTURE - The Art of Fiction Magazines

by Robinson, Frank M.; Davidson, Lawrence

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9781888054125
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$74.95

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Portland, Oregon: Collectors Press, 2001. 204 pp. Green and white decorated boards; lettered in white on the spine; headband; illustrated in colour throughout. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The book was larger than the scanner bed which is why the image has been cropped. The Contents are: Introduction; In… Read more
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DAMES, DOLLS AND DELINQUENTS - A Collector's Guide to Sexy Pulp Fiction Paperbacks

by Lovisi, Gary

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780896899681
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$44.95

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Lola, Wisconsin: Krause Publications, 2009. 224 pp. Oversized softcover. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated in colour throughout. The Contents are: Introduction: Girls Girls Girls; The Artists and Their Art; Original Art; Condition, Values and Pseudonyms; Grading; A Note on Pseudonyms; Sexy Pin-up Dols; Sultry Streetwalkers; Bad… Read more
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THE VALDEMAR COMPANION - A Guide to Mercedes Lackey's World of Valdemar

by Helfers, John; Little, Denise (editors) (Mercedes Lackey; Kerrie Hughes; Michael Longcor; Teri Lee; Kristin Schwengel; Russell Davis; Larry Dixon; Daniel Green; Juanita Coulson)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780756400699
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$19.95

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New York: DAW Books, 2002. (x) 497 pp. Trade paperback format. DAW Collectors Book 1119. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Jody Lee. This anthology contains: Girl Meets Horse - Sort Of - an essay by Mercedes Lackey; A Herald's Journey - a novella by… Read more
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MEDITATIONS ON MIDDLE EARTH

by Haber, Karen (editor) (Terri Windling; Glenn Hurdling; Lisa Goldstein; Charles de Lint; Orson Scott Card; Douglas A. Anderson; Diane Duane; Ursula K. Le Guin; Robin Hobb; Terry Pratchett; Harry Turtledove; Esther M. Friesner; Michael Swanwick)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312275365
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$19.95

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2001. (xvi) 235 pp. Dark gray boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art and interior drawings by John Howe. This anthology contains: Introduction by George R. R. Martin; On Tolkien and Fairy Stories by… Read more
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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HORATIO HORNBLOWER

by Parkinson, C. Northcote (re: C. S. Forester)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
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$7.95

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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1974. 320 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Preface; Schoolboy; Midshipman; Lieutenant; Master and Commander; Secret Agent; Frigate Captain; Senior Captain; Commodore; Peerage; Rear-Admiral; Admiral; and Admiral of the Fleet; followed by appendices and an index..… Read more
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SUPERNATURAL HORROR IN LITERATURE

by Lovecraft, H. P. (introduction by E. F. Bleiler)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$14.95

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New York: Dover Publications, 1973. (ix) 106 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Cover by Theodore Menten. The Contents are: Introduction by E. F. Bleiler; Introduction by H. P. Lovecraft; The Dawn of the Horror Tale; The Early Gothic Novel; The Apex of… Read more
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BEYOND THE WARDROBE - The Official Guide to Narnia

by Kirk, E. J. (re: C. S. Lewis)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060765538
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$19.95

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New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2005. 128 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and colour art throughout. The Contents are: Entering the Wardrobe - The Origins and Mythic Roots of The Chronicles of Narnia; The Tale Teller's Secrets - The Life of C.… Read more
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A PLIOCENE COMPANION - A Guide to The Saga of Pliocene Exile

by May, Julian

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780345322906
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$9.95

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New York: Del Rey - Ballantine Books, 1985. (xiii) 290 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; some darkening in the reverse of the covers; no interior markings. Cover art by Michael Whelan. The Contents are: Foreword; A Glossary, Name Index and Gazettear to the Sage of Pliocene Exile, with Pronunciation Guide;… Read more
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THE HERITAGE OF BRITISH LITERATURE

by Bowen, Elizabeth; Burgess, Anthony; Cecil, Lord David; Greene, Graham; O'Brien, Kate

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Thames and Hudson, 1983. 240 pp. Burgundy boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and colour plates. The dustjacket features a detail from April Love by… Read more
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AN UNLIKELY PROPHET - A Metaphysical Memoir by the Legendary Writer of Superman and Batman

by Schwartz, Alvin

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781594771088
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$9.95

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Rochester, Vermont: Destiny Books, 2006. 218 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Schwartz wrote his first Batman story in 1942, expanding into the Batman newspaper comic strip in August 1944 and the Superman strip two months later. Through 1952, he scripted for most of the company's newspaper… Read more
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THE MEMOIRS OF DENNIS WHEATLEY - The Time Has Come the Young Man Said 1897 - 1914

by Wheatley, Dennis

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091278908
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$24.95

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London: Hutchinson, 1977. 255 pp. Black boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a small nick on the upper left of the front panel; price intact; previous owner's name on the front pastedown beneath… Read more
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