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KEYS TO OTHER DOORS - Some Lists for a Pulp Collector's Notebook
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KEYS TO OTHER DOORS - Some Lists for a Pulp Collector's Notebook

By DeWalt, John (De Walt) (editor)

Shelby, Ohio: Private Printing, 1998. 140 pp. Oversized. Spiral bound in pictorial card covers; illustrated with black and white drawings. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. This includes Tom Johnson's character checklists for Popular Publications and Thrilling pulp heroes. The Contents are: Illustration Credits; Current Fanzines; Discontinued Fanzines; Pulp Fiction Reprints: Reprints in fanzines; Reprints in selected anthologies and reprint series; Some classic anthologies you can't live without; Some internet reprints from Pulp Fiction Central; The Thrilling Novels series. Pulp Hero Checklists: Characters from the Thrilling pulps; Characters from Popular Publications; Selected characters from other publishers; selected Edgar Rice Burroughs characters; selected Robert E. Howard characters. Pulp Character Reprint Checklist: An alphabetical index by character for most of the sources. A Few Other Sources for Pulp Character Checklists; and Pulpcon and Lamont Award Winner.. First Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by John Fleming Gould;. 4to.

$14.95

THE DREAM QUEST OF H. P. LOVECRAFT - The Milford Series
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THE DREAM QUEST OF H. P. LOVECRAFT - The Milford Series

By Schweitzer, Darrell (re: H. P. Lovecraft)

San Bernardino, California: Borgo Press, 1978. 64 pp. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and a discoloured patch on the front cover; no interior markings. The Contents are: Background; Early Horror Tales; Lovecraft and Lord Dunsany; Hauntings and Horrors; Nameless Hordes; Lovecraft at His Best; An Interlude with Disaster; Final Renaissance; Last Years; The Revisions; Lovecraft's Nonfiction; Lovecraft's Poetry; The Collaborations with August Derleth; and Conclusion.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good Only. 8vo.

$6.95

WINDOWS OF THE IMAGINATION - Essays on Fantastic Literature
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WINDOWS OF THE IMAGINATION - Essays on Fantastic Literature

By Schweitzer, Darrell

Berkeley Heights, New Jersey: Wildside Press, 1999. 208 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Dan Campbell. This essay collection contains: My Skeptical Self and Other Evasions of Autobiography: The Necessity of Skepticism; The Cost of Credulity; The Layercake of History; My Career as a Hack Writer. Writing Fantasy: The Lands That Clearly Pertain to Faery; Uttering the P-Word; Why Horror Fiction?; Intimate Horror; Horror Beyond New Jersey; The Limits of Craziness. H. P. Lovecraft and Others: H. P. Lovecraft: Still Eldritch After All These Years; About The Whisperer in Darkness; H. P. Lovecraft's Favorite Movie; M. R. James and H. P. Lovecraft: The Ghostly and the Cosmic; Richard Middleton: Beauty, Sadness and Terror; How Much of Dunsany s Worth Reading?; Count Dracula and His Adapters. Reviews: Philip K. Dick: Absurdist, Visionary; Kipling's Science Fiction; The Black Flame by Stanley G. Weinbaum; On Brian Aldiss's Barefoot in the Head; A Fisherman of the Inland Sea by Ursula K. Le Gun; Lexicon Urthus by Michael Andre-Drussi; Prospero's Dracula; Cthulhu 2000 edited by James Turner; The Dragon Path: Collected Stories of Kenneth Morris. Loose Cannonfire: An Interview with Edgar Allan Poe; One Fine Day in the Stygian Haunts of Hell: Being the Lore and Legend of the Fabled Eye of Argon; and Creating Frivolous Literary Theories; followed by an index.. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Dan Campbell;. 8vo.

$16.95

THE GREAT PULP HEROES
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THE GREAT PULP HEROES

By Hutchison, Don

Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1998. 276 pp. Personalized inscription from Don Hutchison to editor/publisher/writer Raymond Alexander. Trade paperback format. Very light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. The Contents are: The Great Story Explosion; The Shadow's Shadow; Doc; G-8's Weird War; The Spider's Web; Pulp Paranoia: The Operator 5 Saga; Twenty Years of Murder; Black Bats and Green Ghosts; Calling Captain Future; Cloudland Cavaliers; Justice Inc.; Masters of Menace; Lost Cities and Hidden Jungles; and The Road to Zero.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Association Copy.

$24.95

NEW BRUNSWICK HISTORY
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NEW BRUNSWICK HISTORY

By Swanick, Eric L.

Fredericton, New Brunswick: Legislative Library, 1984. 214 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine. A bibliographic checklist of New Brunswick history sources, written in English and French.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

MASTERS OF SF - The Science Fiction Hall of Fame - A Biographical Encyclopedia
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MASTERS OF SF - The Science Fiction Hall of Fame - A Biographical Encyclopedia

By Sandercombe, W. Fraser (introduction by Robert Godwin)

Burlington, Ontario: Apogee Books - Science Fiction, 2010. 432 pp. Trade paperback format. A new, unread copy, signed by the author. This gives a brief biography along with a bibliography or filmography of all the elected members of The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: 1996: John W. Campbell, Jr; Hugo Gernsback; A. E. van Vogt; Jack Williamson. 1997: Isaac Asimov; Sir Arthur C. Clarke; Andre Norton; H. G. Wells. 1998: Hal Clement; Robert A. Heinlein; C.L. Moore; Frederik Pohl. 1999: Ray Bradbury; Abraham Merritt; Robert Silverberg; Jules Verne. 2000 - Poul Anderson; Gordon R. Dickson; Eric Frank Russell; Theodore Sturgeon. 2001: Alfred Bester; Ursula K. Le Guin; Fritz Leiber; Jack Vance. 2002: James Blish; Samuel R. Delany; Michael Moorcock; Donald Allen Wollheim. 2003: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Damon Knight; Wilson Tucker; Kate Wilhelm. 2004: Brian W. Aldiss; Harry Harrison; Mary W. Shelley; E. E. Doc Smith. 2005: Chesley Bonestell; Philip K. Dick; Ray Harryhausen; Steven Spielberg. 2006: Frank Kelly Freas; Frank Herbert; George Lucas; Anne McCaffrey. 2007: Ed Emshwiller; Gene Roddenberry; Ridley Scott; Gene Wolfe. 2008: Betty Ballantine; Ian Ballantine; William Gibson; Richard M. Powers; Rod Serling. 2009: Edward L. Ferman; Michael Whelan; Frank R. Paul; Connie Willis. 2010: Octavia E. Butler; Richard Matheson; Douglas Trumbull; Roger Zelazny. The publisher of Apogee Books - and Collector's Guide Publishing - and the author of the introduction to this volume, Robert Godwin, won the Space Frontier Foundation's Best Presentation of Space Award in 2002 for his Apollo Mission Reports series. In 2007 the International Astronomical Union's Committee for Small Body Nomenclature approved the naming of a main belt asteroid after Robert and his brother Richard Godwin for their efforts in documenting space history and raising public awareness about Near Earth Objects. "4252 Godwin" is an absolute magnitude 12.7 minor planet discovered in 1985 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory. And in 2008 Robert was appointed as Space Curator at the Canadian Air and Space Museum. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo.

$34.95

WIZARDRY AND WILD ROMANCE - A Study of Epic Fantasy
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WIZARDRY AND WILD ROMANCE - A Study of Epic Fantasy

By Moorcock, Michael

London: Victor Gollancz, 1988. 237 pp. Edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; store stamped; no other interior markings. Cover art by Rodney Matthews. The Contents are: Introduction; Origins; The Exotic Landscape; The Heroes and Heroines; Wit and Humour; Epic Pooh - the Tolkien and Lord of the Rings review from the 1960s; and Excursions and Developments; followed by Sources.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Rodney Matthews;.

$9.95

THE REVISED H. P. LOVECRAFT BIBLIOGRAPHY
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THE REVISED H. P. LOVECRAFT BIBLIOGRAPHY

By Owings, Mark (with Jack L. Chalker) (re: H. P. Lovecraft)

Baltimore, Maryland: Mirage Press, 1973. 43 pp. First Thus - Revised Edition. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Some darkening on the covers; no interior markings. Also includes a bibliography of contributions either directly to the Cthulhu Mythos or Mythos related, by: Ambrose Bierce; Zelia Brown Reed Bishop; Robert Bloch; J. Ramsey Campbell; Lin Carter; Hugh B. Cave; Robert W. Chambers; August Derleth; Mark Schorer; Henry Hasse; Hazel Heald; Robert E. Howard; Henry Kuttner; Frank Belknap Long; Brian Lumley; William Lumley; Arthur Machen; Duane W. Rimel; W. Vernon Shea; Clark Ashton Smith; C. Hall Thompson; James Wade; Donald Wandrei; Manly Wade Wellman; and Colin Wilson.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to.

$19.95

THE REVISED H. P. LOVECRAFT BIBLIOGRAPHY
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THE REVISED H. P. LOVECRAFT BIBLIOGRAPHY

By Owings, Mark (with Jack L. Chalker) (re: H. P. Lovecraft)

Baltimore, Maryland: Mirage Press, 1973. 43 pp. First Thus - Revised Edition. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Some darkening on the covers with some wrinkling on the first few pages. Also includes a bibliography of contributions either directly to the Cthulhu Mythos or Mythos related, by: Ambrose Bierce; Zelia Brown Reed Bishop; Robert Bloch; J. Ramsey Campbell; Lin Carter; Hugh B. Cave; Robert W. Chambers; August Derleth; Mark Schorer; Henry Hasse; Hazel Heald; Robert E. Howard; Henry Kuttner; Frank Belknap Long; Brian Lumley; William Lumley; Arthur Machen; Duane W. Rimel; W. Vernon Shea; Clark Ashton Smith; C. Hall Thompson; James Wade; Donald Wandrei; Manly Wade Wellman; and Colin Wilson.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to.

$19.95

COLLECTING ROMANCE NOVELS
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COLLECTING ROMANCE NOVELS

By Reno, Dawn; Tiegs, Jacque

New York: Alliance Publishing, 1994. 120 pp. Narrow trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by John Ennis. An Instant Expert guide, the Contents are: How to Be an Instant Expert in Romance Novel Collecting; A Brief History of Romance Novels; How to Think and Talk Like a Romance Collector; The Romance Collector's Resource Guide; Quick Reference; Instant Expert Quiz; and Appendix: Glossary; followed by an index.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by John Ennis;. 8vo.

$9.95

JAMES VAN HISE PRESENTS PULP MASTERS
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JAMES VAN HISE PRESENTS PULP MASTERS

By Van Hise, James (editor) (Erika Frensley; Will Murray; John Edwards; Norvell W. Page; Chuck Juzek; Tom Johnson; Don Hutchison)

Yucca Valley, California: Midnight Graffiti, 1996. 176 pp. Oversized soft cover. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated in black and white. This collection of essays contains: Pulps - Television of the 1930s by Erika Frensley; The Top 25 Shadow Novels - and One Stinker by Will Murray; An Interview with Walter Gibson - Maxwell Grant: The Shadow Master by Will Murray; An Edd Cartier Shadow Portfolio; The Ambassador from Hell by John Edwards; Modern Pulp Fandom; How I Write by Norvell W. Page; The Spider and a Deed Most Foul by Chuck Juzek; Edgar Rice Burrought: Pulp Master by James Van Hise; Robert E. Howard: Master of the Dark Fantastic by James Van Hise; Margaret Brundage: The Great Lady of Weird Tales by James Van Hise; The Black Hood by Tom Johnson; Thrilling Heroes of the Forties: The Masked Detective, The Crimson Mask, The Purple Scar and The Ghost by Don Hutchison; The Three Worlds of Jimmy Christopher by Will Murray; and A Lester Dent Bibliography by Will Murray.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Edd Cartier; Paul McCall;. 4to.

$19.95

T. E. LAWRENCE - A Bibliography
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T. E. LAWRENCE - A Bibliography

By O'Brien, Philip

Boston: G. K. Hall and Co., 1988. (xii) 724 pp. Orange cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Edwards H. Metcalf; Preface; Part One: The Lawrence Canon: Books by T. E. Lawrence, Prefaces, Introductions, Translations, etc; Periodical Articles by T. E. Lawrence; Newspaper Articles by T. E. Lawrence; Incidental Works Containing Writings of T. E. Lawrence. Part Two: Biography and Criticism: Books About T. E. Lawrence; Incidental Books Containing Chapters and References to T. E. Lawrence; Periodical Articles About T. E. Lawrence; and Newspaper Articles About T. E. Lawrence; followed by an index. The film about Lawrence was made in 1962, directed by David Lean and starring Peter O'Toole as Lawrence, along with Omar Sharif, Alex Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy, and a host of others, including George Plimpton as an uncredited Bedouin and David Lean himself as an uncredited motorcycle rider.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

NOT A SUITABLE HOBBY FOR AN AIRMAN - T. E. Lawrence As Publisher
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NOT A SUITABLE HOBBY FOR AN AIRMAN - T. E. Lawrence As Publisher

By Thompson, V. M.

Oxford, England: Orchard Books, 1986. (xii) 173 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed at the corners with a flat uncreased spine; slight discolouration on the leading edges of the first few pages. Illustrated with a frontis of Lawrence from 1935 and an illuminated alphabet by Edward WAdsworth and Blair Hughes-Stanton. The Contents are: Introduction; The Writing of Seven Pillars of Wisdom; The Book Itself; The Illustrations; and Appendices. The film about Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, was made in 1962, directed by David Lean and starring Peter O'Toole as Lawrence, along with Omar Sharif, Alex Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy, and a host of others, including George Plimpton as an uncredited Bedouin and David Lean himself as an uncredited motorcycle rider.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$24.95

THE ANNE OF GREEN GABLES TREASURY
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THE ANNE OF GREEN GABLES TREASURY

By Collins, Carolyn Strom; Eriksson, Christina Wyss (re: L. M. Montgomery)

Toronto: Viking - The Penguin Group, 1991. 143 pp. Beige boards lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; decorated endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; book plate on the front free endpaper. Dj art by Barbara Massey; illustrated in colour throughout. The Contents are: L. M. Montgomery and the Anne Books; Anne's World; Through the Years; School Days Special Days; Tea Time; Busy Hands; In Fine Fashion; and In the Garden; followed by In Conclustion. In the Tea Time chapter are an assortment of recipes, including: Chicken Salad Sandwiches; Cucumber or Watercress Sandwiches; Tea Biscuits; Shortbread; Lemon Biscuits; Caramel Pie; Gingerbread Cake; and many more.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Barbara Massey;. 4to.

$19.95

PAPERBACK PRICE GUIDE FOR ROMANCE
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PAPERBACK PRICE GUIDE FOR ROMANCE

By Anonymous (editor)

Las Vegas, Nevada: Paperback Price Guide Publishing, 2001. 224 pp. Spiral bound in pictorial card covers; trade paperback sized. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Would you care to know the approximate value of those books in the real world rather than on-line? This is an A to Z guide to romance authors, titles and values.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

TOM SWIFT AND COMPANY - Boys' Books by Stratemeyer and Others
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TOM SWIFT AND COMPANY - Boys' Books by Stratemeyer and Others

By Dizer, John T. Jr. (introduction by J. Randolph Cox)

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company, 1982. (viii) 183 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Cultural Issue: The Men Who Wrote for the Boys; Boys' Books and the American Dream; Fortune and the Syndicate. Tom Himself: Tom Swift Aeronautical Engineer; Shopton - Home of the Swifts; Tom and Science Fiction/Fact. Tom in Good Company: The Boy Allies; or, Who Won World War I; Land of the Heroes; Stoddard Saltillo Boys and Syracuse. Stratemeyer: Stratemeyer and Science Fiction; Stratemeyer and Blacks. Stratemeyer Bibliography: Introduction and Publishing History; Photographs of Selected Book Covers; Tom and Tom Jr. - A Complete List; Serials and Books by Stratemeyer: Serials and Subsequent Book Editions; The Boys' Books - originals; Notes; Chronology of Stratemeyer's Boys' Books First Published as Serials; and Bibliography of Secondary Sources; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$74.95

A READER'S GUIDE TO FANTASY - with - A READER'S GUIDE TO SCIENCE FICTION
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A READER'S GUIDE TO FANTASY - with - A READER'S GUIDE TO SCIENCE FICTION

By Searles, Baird (re: Robert E. Howard; H. P. Lovecraft; J. R. R. Tolkien; Lloyd Alexander; Joan Aiken; L. Frank Baum; C. S. Lewis; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Philip K. Dick; Thomas M. Disch; Robert A. Heinlein; Frank Herbert; William Hope Hodgson; A. Merritt)

New York: Avon Books, 1979. (xv) 217, 266 pp. Both books have light edge and corner wear with flat uncreased spines; no interior markings but both show some aging. Edited with the help of Martin Last, Beth Meacham and Michael Franklin. Forewords by Poul Anderson and Samuel R. Delaney. Covers by Stanislaw Fernandes. These books discuss the work of: Robert E. Howard; H. P. Lovecraft; J. R. R. Tolkien; Richard Adams; Lloyd Alexander; Joan Aiken; Poul Anderson; Robert Asprin; Piers Anthony; L. Frank Baum; C. S. Lewis; Edgar Rice Burroughs; H. Warner Munn; August Derleth; Henry Kuttner; William Morris; Lord Dunsany; Philip K. Dick; Ray Bradbury; J. G. Ballard; Thomas M. Disch; Robert A. Heinlein; Frank Herbert; William Hope Hodgson; C. S. Lewis; H. P. Lovecraft; A. Merritt; Walter M. Miller; Jack Vance; Jules Verne; Stanley G. Weinbaum; H. G. Wells; Jack Williamson; S. Fowler Wright; John Wyndham; Roger Zelazny; Michael Moorcock; Larry Niven; H. Beam Piper; Frederik Pohl; C. M. Kornbluth; Joanna Russ; Mary Shelley; Cordwainer Smith; E. E. "Doc" Smith; Olaf Stapledon; Theodore Sturgeon; A. E. Van Vogt; Fritz Leiber; Henry Kuttner; C. L. Moore; Ursula K. Le Guin; Harlan Ellison; M. John Harrison; Gordon R. Dickson; Arthur C. Clarke; Hal Clement; Samuel R. Delany; Isaac Asimov; Alfred Bester; James Blish; John Brunner; and many many others.. First Paperback Printings. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Stanislaw Fernandes;.

$9.95

THE COMPLEAT STEPHEN KING - The Complete Chronicle of the Master of the Macabre - Volume One
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THE COMPLEAT STEPHEN KING - The Complete Chronicle of the Master of the Macabre - Volume One

By Van Hise, James (re: Stephen King)

Los Angeles: Schuster and Schuster, 1987. 57 pp. followed by a series of ads for Files Magazine. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. A book about things that go bump in the night, and sometimes in the hot, bright glare of day as well. What lurks within: Introduction; The Novels: Carrie; Salem's Lot; The Shining; The Stand; Dead Zone; Firestarter; Cujo; Cycle of the Werewolf; Pet Sematary; The Talisman; It; Christine; Collected Fiction: Night Shift; Dark Tower; and Different Seasons.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

THE VALDEMAR COMPANION - A Guide to Mercedes Lackey's World of Valdemar
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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)

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 by Mercedes Lackey; A Herald's Journey by Mercedes Lackey; An Interview with Mercedes Lackey by Denise Little; A Traveler's Guide to Valdemar and the Surrounding Kingdoms by Kerrie Hughes; The Music of Valdemar; Balladeers Buskers and Bards by Michael Longcor; Born in Song by Teri Lee; A Discography of the Songs of Valdemar by John Helfers; A Conversation with Betsy Wollheim by Denise Little; The Valdemar Novels by Kristin Schwengel and Denise Little; Virtual Valdemar by Russell Davis; Maps of Valdemar by Larry Dixon and Daniel Green; and The Valdemar Concordance by Teri Lee, Juanita Coulson and Kerrie Hughes.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Jody A. Lee;. 8vo.

$19.95

BOOK AND MAGAZINE COLLECTOR - Number 164 - November 1997
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BOOK AND MAGAZINE COLLECTOR - Number 164 - November 1997

By Jackson, Crispin (editor) (David Howard; Helen MacLeod; John D. Stratford; Martin Spence; Richard Dalby; Richard Colbey; Crispin Jackson)

London: Diamond Publishing, 1997. 163 pp. Digest format. Light edgewear with a small scuff mark on the front cover; no interior markings. This issued contains: Dick Francis by David Howard - followed by a UK bibliography; Naomi Mitchison: A Birthday Tribute by Helen MacLeod - followed by a UK bibliography; Oscar Wilde: A Survey of His Most Collectable Works by John D. Stratford - followed by a UK bibliography; Val Biro: Illustrator and Creator of Gundrop by Martin Spence - followed by a UK bibliography; L. Sprague de Camp: Grand Master of Fantasy by Richard Dalby - followed by a US/UK bibliography; Rothmans Football Yearbook - The Football Fans Bible Is Becoming Increasingly Collectable by Richard Colbey; and Anthony Powell - Author of A Dance to the Music of Time by Crispin Jackson - followed by a UK bibliography; along with the usual features.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

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