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Breslau: Bergstadtverlag, [1926].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-286 [287] [288: ad], original pictorial orange cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in black, top edge stained black. First edition. Sequel to DER SCHUSS INS ALL (1925). A novel set in the near future that takes place in the Atlantic ocean, on the Yucatan Peninsula and in space near Venus. The parts of the novel concerning Yucatan and Atlantis have an occult tone and some crank science is involved. The interplanetary portion is more sound and practical. "...combines elements of from Blavataksy's Theosophy with contemporary rocketry." - Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Gernsback Years 445. Translated into English as "The Stone from the Moon," SCIENCE WONDER STORIES, Spring 1930. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 828. Lexikon 2, p. 117. Bloch (2002) 1089. Brandt, Der deutsche Zukunftsroman 1918-1948, p. 358. Nagl, p. 255. A bright, nearly fine copy. (#147188)

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New York: Sears Publishing Company, Inc., [1931].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xi [xii] 1-303 [304-306] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], eight inserted plates with illustrations by R. V. Grunberg, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed. First edition in English. A story about a trip to the moon intended to educate young men about the problems and potential of rocket flight. 40,000 copies were sold between 1928 and 1954. Later editions were revised by the author. The novel was translated into English as BY ROCKET TO THE MOON: THE STORY OF HANS HARDT'S MIRACULOUS FLIGHT (1931). "Boys' book, fairly realistic in its description of the first flight into space ... Despite Atlantis and life on the moon, the author has very carefully used the best scientific and technological data of his day, and much of what he says seems very modern. Successful as a boys' book." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Ea ... Read more

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Stuttgart: K. Thienemanns Verlag, [1928].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-106 [107-108] [109-111: ads] [112: publisher's device], eight inserted plates with illustrations on rectos and versos, other illustrations and diagrams in the text by Max Valier, cloth-backed pictorial boards (fine illustration by Chomton on front panel). First edition. "... one of the classic books published in the incunabulum period of rocket literature. Otto Willi Gail dedicates the volume to Fritz von Opel, the sponsor of the famous Opel-Rocket car inspired by Max Valier who was then an advocate of the powder rocket before Oberth convinced him of the future possibilities and potentials of fuel rockets." - Interlibrum 140. Ciancone 71. Hübner 698. Nagl, p. 255. Interlibrum 270 #140. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 508. Several words underlined in red pencil on page 69, boards just a bit rubbed, owner's name (W. H. Perdeck) neatly block-printed in ink on front paste-down, a very ... Read more

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Breslau: Bergstadtverlag Wilh. Gottl. Korn, [1929].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-125 [126: illustration] [127: contents] [128: blank], illustrations by Walter Bayer, original pictorial cream boards printed in blue and black with gray cloth shelf back, spine panel stamped in black. First edition, first printing. Gail's fifth and last SF book. A boys' book about the invention of a method to transmit electrical energy wirelessly. Reprinted in 1949 as DER HERR DER WELLEN. Bloch (2002) 1092. Nagl, p. 255. Not in Lexikon 2. Just a touch of rubbing to edges of boards, a nearly fine copy. (#133895)

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Barcelona: Colección Aventura Editorial Juventud, S.A. [1930].. Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-138 [139-143: ads] [144: blank], pictorial wrappers with color illustration by Logoria. First edition in Spanish. Editorial Juventud 229. Part of the publisher's "Colección Aventura" series. A translation of DER SCHUSS INS ALL. EIN ROMAN VON MORGEN (1925), Gail's first SF novel, a fictional treatment of mankind's first step into space. The story was translated into English by Francis Currier and published as "The Shot into Infinity" in Hugo Gernsback's SCIENCE WONDER QUARTERLY, Fall 1929. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-29; (1987) 2-33; and (1995) 2-39. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 827. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years 444. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. [460]. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2070-74. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction ... Read more

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Breslau: Bergstadtverlag, [1925].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-277 [278: ad] [279: publisher's device] [280: blank], six full page illustrations in the text by Max Odoy who also made the cover illustration, title page printed in blue and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, yellow and black, top edge stained brown. First edition. Gail's first SF novel, a fictional treatment of mankind's first step into space. The story was translated into English by Francis Currier and published as "The Shot into Infinity" in Hugo Gernsback's SCIENCE WONDER QUARTERLY, Fall 1929. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-29; (1987) 2-33; and (1995) 2-39. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 827. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years 444. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. [460]. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2070-74. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction, p ... Read more

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Stuttgart, Berlin, Leipzig: Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, [1928].. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8 [9] 10-200 [201] [202-204: ads], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Richard von Grünberg, title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial gray cloth with chromolithograph illustration by Richard von Grünberg on front and spine panel, publisher's monogram on rear panel, top edge stained brown. First edition, first printing. A story about a trip to the moon intended to educate young men about the problems and potential of rocket flight. 40,000 copies were sold between 1928 and 1954. Later editions were revised by the author. The novel was translated into English as BY ROCKET TO THE MOON: THE STORY OF HANS HARDT'S MIRACULOUS FLIGHT (1931). "Boys' book, fairly realistic in its description of the first flight into space ... Despite Atlantis and life on the moon, the author has very carefully used the best scientific and technological data of his day, and much of what he says ... Read more

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[New York]: William Morrow ... An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013].. Octavo, two-part boards. First edition. Signed on the title page by Gaiman. 22 June 2013 Decatur, GA, book signing ticket laid in. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#161845)

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THE NEIL GAIMAN READER

(Gaiman, Neil) Schweitzer, Darrell (editor)

[Rockville, MD]: Wildside Press, [2007].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-8 [9-10] 11-221 [222: blank], boards. First edition. Signed by Schweitzer. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#137181)

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ANANSI BOYS

Gaiman, Neil

[New York]: William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2005].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Part of a limited edition (quantity not specified) signed by Gaiman on the limitation leaf. Winner of the 2006 August Derleth Award for best novel. Mild bump to upper spine end, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with wrinkling along top edge, mainly rear panel. (#139072)

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ANANSI BOYS

Gaiman, Neil

[New York]: William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2005].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Part of a limited edition (quantity not specified) signed by Gaiman on the limitation leaf. Winner of the 2006 August Derleth Award for best novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with "Signed First Edition" sticker affixed to front panel. (#155315)

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[New York]: William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2006].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collection of 25 stories, one original, and eight poems. Gaiman discusses the origins of each in his introduction. Contents include "The Monarch of the Glen" a novella which is a sequel to American Gods. It also includes the 2004 Hugo Award winning short story "A Study in Emerald." Contents differ slight from the U.K. edition which was simultaneous. Winner of the Locus Award for best collection, 2007. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#155316)

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Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2002.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2000 copies printed of which this is one of 290 numbered copies signed by Gaiman and artist Stephen Hickman. A miscellany of mostly short nonfiction and poetry, but including five short short stories. A fine copy in fine dust wrapper and cloth slipcase. (#157661)

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STORIES: ALL-NEW TALES ..

Gaiman, Neil and Al Sarrantonio (editors)

[New York]: William Morrow An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2010].. Octavo, boards. First trade edition. Original anthology of "new literature of the imagination." Includes stories by Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, Gene Wolfe, Jonathan Carroll, Diana Wynne Jones, Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Straub, Lawrence Block, Elizabeth Hand, and others. A fine copy in fine dust wrapper. (#158326)

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STARDUST

Gaiman, Neil

[New York: Spike Avon Books Inc., 1999].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed by Gaiman on a blank leaf preceding the half title leaf. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#159873)

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[New York]: Harper An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2009].. Octavo, illustrations by Brett Helquist, cloth. First U.S. (and first hardcover) edition. Children's fantasy. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#157468)

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AMERICAN GODS: A NOVEL

Gaiman, Neil

[New York]: William Morrow ... An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2001].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Winner of the 2002 Hugo Award, Nebula and Bram Stoker awards for best novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#157647)

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THE SANDMAN BOOK OF DREAMS

Gaiman, Neil and Edward E. Kramer (editors)

[New York]: HarperPrism, [1996].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Original anthology of shared world fiction collecting eighteen stories by Colin Greenwood, John M. Ford, Lisa Goldstein, George Alec Effinger, Tad Williams, Nancy A. Collins, Gene Wolfe, and others. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#129407)

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THE NEIL GAIMAN READER

(Gaiman, Neil) Schweitzer, Darrell (editor)

[Rockville, MD]: Wildside Press, [2007].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-8 [9-10] 11-221 [222: blank], boards. First edition. Signed on half title page by Gaiman. Also signed by contributor Peter D. Rawlik. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#145009)

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STORIES: ALL-NEW TALES ..

Gaiman, Neil and Al Sarrantonio (editors)

[New York]: William Morrow An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2010].. Octavo, boards. First trade edition. Original anthology of "new literature of the imagination." Includes stories by Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, Gene Wolfe, Jonathan Carroll, Diana Wynne Jones, Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Straub, Lawrence Block, Elizabeth Hand, and others. Top of text pages partially tanned, else a fine copy in fine dust wrapper. (#145063)

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