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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 with a touch of fading on the spine; price intact; no interior markings. 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 Anne-related recipes, including: Chicken Salad Sandwiches; Cucumber or Watercress Sandwiches; Tea Biscuits; Shortbread; Lemon Biscuits; Caramel Pie; Gingerbread Cake; and many more.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Barbara Massey;. 4to.

$14.95

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

FIRSTS - The Book Collector's Magazine - Volume 8, number 10 - October 1998
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FIRSTS - The Book Collector's Magazine - Volume 8, number 10 - October 1998

By Smiley, Kathryn (editor) (Advisors: Allen Ahearn; Pat Ahearn; L. W. Currey; Ken Lopez; James Pepper; and many others)

Tucson, Arizona: Firsts Magazine, 1998. 80 pp. Very light wear. This issue contains: Collecting Edgar Allan Poe with mention of: Al Aaraaf; Tamerlane; the illustrations of Edmund Dulac; Arthur Rackham; Gustave Dore; and more; Edgar Allan Poe First Appearances, a Bibliographic Checklist of the First Appearances of the Key Works of Poe in Alphabetical Order; Everett F. Bleiler and His Checklist, with reference to: The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs; The Machine to Kill by Gaston Leroux; Dr. Cyclops by Will Garth; and more; and Science Fiction The Year's Best 1997, featuring: 3001 the Final Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke; Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley; City on Fire by Walter Jon Williams; Slip Page by Harlan Ellison; and much more.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Magazine.

$9.95

FIRSTS - The Book Collector's Magazine - Volume 8, number 5 - May 1998
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FIRSTS - The Book Collector's Magazine - Volume 8, number 5 - May 1998

By Smiley, Kathryn (editor) (Advisors: Allen Ahearn; Pat Ahearn; L. W. Currey; Ken Lopez; James Pepper; and many others)

Tucson, Arizona: Firsts Magazine, 1998. 80 pp. Very light wear. This issue contains: Custer Novels: The Battle of the Little Bighorn Fiction, discussing an assortment of books by: Will Henry; Ernest Haycox; Henry Wilson; Evan S. Connell; Stanley Vestal; Mari Sandoz; Frank Gruber; Thomas Berger; Charles N. Heckelmann; and many others; The Firsts Guide to Grading Books Part 4; Collecting Stanley Vestal, regarding books such as: Kit Carson; Happy Hunting Grounds; Sitting Bull; Fandango; and many others; and The American Folkways Series, the series edited by Erskine Caldwell and featuring books such as: Desert Country by Edwin Corle; Pinon Country by Haniel Long; Short Grass Country by Stanley Vestal; Ozark Country by Otto Ernest Rayburn; and many more.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Magazine.

$9.95

FIRSTS - The Book Collector's Magazine - Volume 8, number 6 - June 1998
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FIRSTS - The Book Collector's Magazine - Volume 8, number 6 - June 1998

By Smiley, Kathryn (editor) (Advisors: Allen Ahearn; Pat Ahearn; L. W. Currey; Ken Lopez; James Pepper; and many others)

Tucson, Arizona: Firsts Magazine, 1998. 72 pp. Very light wear. This issue contains: Worldwide Detectives, discussing: Sinister Stones by Arthur W. Upfield; Keeper of the Keys by Earl Derr Biggers; None of Maigret's Business by Georges Simenon; and much more; The Firsts Guide to Grading Books Part 5; Collecting Charles Willeford, regarding: Miami Blues; The Way We Die Now; New Hope for the Dead; Sideswipe; The Woman Chaser; Honey Gal; No Experience Necessary; Understudy for Love; Whip Hand; Proletarian Laughter; and many more; and Casing K. C. Constantine, getting into: The Man Who Liked to Look At Himself; The Rocksburg Railroad Murders; A Fix Like This; The Man Who Liked Slow Tomatoes; and more.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Magazine.

$9.95

FIRSTS - The Book Collector's Magazine - Volume 8, number 1 - January 1998
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FIRSTS - The Book Collector's Magazine - Volume 8, number 1 - January 1998

By Smiley, Kathryn (editor) (Advisors: Allen Ahearn; Pat Ahearn; L. W. Currey; Ken Lopez; James Pepper; and many others)

Tucson, Arizona: Firsts Magazine, 1998. 76 pp. Very light wear. This issue contains: Motion Picture Source Books, discussing: Topper by Thorne Smith; All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren; Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson; Mrs Miniver by Jan Struther; The Brick Foxhole by Richard Brooks; Build My Gallows High by Geoffrey Holmes; and many more; Remembering a Friend - Leo Polti, discussing: Tales of the Los Angeles Parks; Rosa; The Nicest Gift; Three Stalks of Corn; and many more; Collecting William Saroyan, regarding: The Human Comedy; My Name Is Aram; The Saroyan Special; Razzle-Dazzle; The Tooth and My Father; et cetera; and Willie Morris - An American Writer Who Comes From the South, mentioning: New York Days; Good Old Boy and the Witch of Yazoo; The Courting of Marcus Dupree; The Last of the Southern Girls; and more.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Magazine.

$9.95

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.

$34.95

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

007 JAMES BOND - A Report
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007 JAMES BOND - A Report

By Snelling, O. F. (re: Ian Fleming)

New York: Signet Books - New American Library, 1964. 127 pp. Signet Book D2652. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing; previous owner's name on the front endpaper; no other interior markings. An extraordinary expose of the life and loves of Agent 007, the most famous super-spy in modern fiction. This is a daringly documented and racy report of James Bond's phenomenal exploits, amazing genius, and incredible career, complete with villains and vixens, from Dr. No to Pussy Galore... The Chapters are: His Predecessors; His Image; His Women; His Adversaries; and His Future.. Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$9.95

THE GREAT PULP HEROES
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THE GREAT PULP HEROES

By Hutchison, Don

Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1998. 276 pp. Trade paperback format. Very light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters 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.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo.

$19.95

COMPANION TO NARNIA - Revised and Expanded - A Complete Guide to the Magical World of C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia
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COMPANION TO NARNIA - Revised and Expanded - A Complete Guide to the Magical World of C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia

By Ford, Paul F. (re: C. S. Lewis) (foreword by Madeleine L'Engle)

New York: Harper San Francisco, 2005. (xxvi) 530 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Dave Stevenson; interiors by Lorinda Bryan Cauley. The Chapters are: INTRODUCTION: How to Read the Chronicles of Narnia; What Lewis Was Writing and Why: The Two C. S. Lewises; What Is a Story; How C. S. Lewis Wrote the Chronicles of Narnia; In Which Order Should the Chronicles Be Read; A Personal Note. USING THE COMPANION: Where to Begin; How to Find an Entry; How to Read an Entry; Major Characters and Places; Bibliography; Variants; Guide to the Most Important Entries. THE COMPANION A TO Z. Appendix One: Chronology of the Composition and Publication of the Chroncles of Narnia. Appendix Two: List of Comparative Ages of Principal Characters in the Chronicles of Narnia. Appendix Three: A Comparison of Narnian and Earth Time. Appendix Four: Variances in the Ending of Chapter Twelve: The Dark Island in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Appendix Five: Doris T. Myers - The Complete Anglican Spiritual Style in the Chronicles of Narnia. Appendix Six: Stephen Yandell - A Narnian Atlas; followed by Acknowledgments; Index of Biblical References; Index of Real Persons; and About the Author.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Dave Stevenson; Lorinda Bryan Cauley;. 8vo.

$19.95

THE WELL READ WITCH - Essential Books for Your Magickal Library
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THE WELL READ WITCH - Essential Books for Your Magickal Library

By McColman, Carl

Franklin, New Jersey: New Page Books, 2002. 287 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Bell, Book, and Candle: The Role of the Book in Witchcraft; Book of Shadows: Oral Tradition and the Written Word; Discernment: How to Figure Out Which Witch Books to Read (and Which Ones to Ignore); How to Us This Book; For the Beginner: A Brief Introduction to Wicca; PART ONE: Discovering Wicca - Introductory Books on Wicca; Introductory Books on Paganism; Intermediate Wiccan Books; Advanced Wiccan Books; Wiccan Classics - Published before 1979; PART TWO: The Elements of Wicca - The Goddess; The God - and Male Spirituality; Mysticism and Meditation; Shamanism; Psychic Development; Magick; Divination; Ritual; Healing; Herbalism; Cycles of the Sun and Moon; Folklore; Mythology; The Inspiration of the Celts; The Inspriation of World Cultures; The Occult Tradition; PART THREE: Wicca in the Real World - History for Witches; Science and Cosmology; Psychology and Community; The Body: Gender and Sexuality; The Earth: Nature, Ecology, and the Sacred Land; Kitchen Witchery: Gardening and the Home; The Arts and Personal Creativity; Fiction for Grownups; Fiction for Kids; Reference Books; The Well-Wired Witch; How to Find Books - Especially When They're Out of Print.. First Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

JOHN SULLIVAN HAYES: A Keepsake
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JOHN SULLIVAN HAYES: A Keepsake

By Maloney, Margaret Crawford (introduction)

Toronto: Coachhouse Press - Toronto Public Library, 1994. 38 pp. Limited to 1000 copies. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Limited Edition.

$14.95

THE AGATHA CHRISTIE WHO'S WHO
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THE AGATHA CHRISTIE WHO'S WHO

By Toye, Randall (re: Agatha Christie)

Don Mills, Ontario: Wm. Collins Sons Canada, 1980. 256 pp. Quarter-bound in brown cloth on beige boards; lettered in green on the spine; beige endpapers; headband; illustrated with line drawings by Ron Berg; dj art by Tom Adams. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some slight darkening on the spine; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Introduction by Randall Toye; more than 2000 colourful characters from the world of Agatha Christie, completely cross referenced; followed by Bibliography; Index to Bibliography; Appendix A: Hercule Poirot; Miss Jane Marple; Ariadne Oliver; and Appendix B: Original Mystery Plays; Romantic Novels published as Mary Westmacott; Books Published as Agatha Christie Mallowan; and Other Books by Agatha Christie.. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Tom Adams;. 8vo.

$12.95

A QUICK WIT AND A LIGHT HAND - Design Movements and Children's Books 1880-1910
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A QUICK WIT AND A LIGHT HAND - Design Movements and Children's Books 1880-1910

By Tenny, Dana; Shefrin, Jill

Toronto: Coachhouse Press - Toronto Public Library, 1993. First Thus. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated with coloured and black and white drawings. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; some minor creasing on the front cover; no interior markings. . First Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$14.95

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