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[Copenhagen]: Lademann, n.d. [1969].. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-191 [192], many illustrations, some in color, cloth. First edition. Translated into English and published in 1971 as The Murder Book: An Illustrated History of the Detective Story. Handsomely illustrated suvey providing a concise international history of detective fiction. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#41863)

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A posthumous collection of short fiction by a noted American anthropologist. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A sharp copy; uncommon in this condition. (#117594)

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Second collection of short fiction by a noted American anthropologist. Includes "John the Revelator," "The Resting Place" and "Spud and Cochise," three "excellent stories, of which [the last] is outstanding." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 976. A nearly fine copy in good dust jacket with considerable dust soiling. (#117595)

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THE PHANTOM IN THE RAINBOW

La Master, Slater

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Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-376, original blue-gray cloth, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Weird thriller featuring a man with paranormal abilities who tries to destroy a man who is impersonating him, but meets an accidental death before he can carry out his plan. First published as a six-part serial in ARGOSY ALL-STORY WEEKLY, beginning 29 December 1928. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08542. Spine panel just a bit sunned, a clean, nearly fine copy in poor four-color pictorial dust jacket (with illustration by Paul Stahr) with wear at edges, closed tears along folds, amateur patch-ins at spine ends and upper edge of front panel (chip there poorly re-colored), several internal tape mends, and some general dust spoiling to spine and rear panels. (#161261)

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THE PHANTOM IN THE RAINBOW

La Master, Slater

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Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-376, original blue cloth, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Occult thriller featuring a man with paranormal abilities. First published as a six-part serial in ARGOSY ALL-STORY WEEKLY, beginning 29 December 1928. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08542. Touch of sunning to spine panel, top edge of text block just a bit dusty, still a bright, nearly fine copy. (#75626)

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THE PHANTOM IN THE RAINBOW

La Master, Slater

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Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-376, original blue-gray cloth, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Weird thriller featuring a man with paranormal abilities who tries to destroy a man who is impersonating him, but meets an accidental death before he can carry out his plan. First published as a six-part serial in ARGOSY ALL-STORY WEEKLY, beginning 29 December 1928. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08542. Top edge of the text block foxed, else a fine copy in good or better four-color pictorial dust jacket (striking illustration by Paul Stahr of a hooded wizard holding up a crystal ball against a rainbow background) with wear at edges, closed tears along front spine fold, one with small internal tape mend, and some general dust spoiling to spine and rear panels. An attractive example of the jacket. (#152405)

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Yosemite National Park, California: Published by the Yosemite Natural History Association, [1981].. 27.9 cm, pp. [1-5] 6-55 [56], 15 illustrations, cloth. First edition. Seventeen stories told by the Native American inhabitants of the Yosemite region, including those explaining the creation of Yosemite Valley and its physical features: "Creation," "How El Capitan Grew," "The Legend of the Lost Arrow," "The Legend of Half Dome, "The Legend of Po-ho-no," and others. The illustrations by Harry Fonseca are superb examples of modern Native American art. A fine copy in unprinted mylar dust jacket. (#138999)

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INVADERS FROM THE DARK

La Spina, Greye

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1960.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 1559 copies printed. Revised text of this novel of lycanthropy first published in 1925 in WEIRD TALES. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-122. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 984. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-141. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with some of the usual rubbing to background ink, mostly front panel, and several small tape ghosts on the inner surface, no show through on the outer surface. (#151752)

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1867.. 12mo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-ix] x [xi-xii] [13] 14-363 [364: blank] [1]-4: ads, flyleaves at front and rear, illustrations, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, brown coated endpapers. First edition of this translation. Twelve stories based on European and Middle-eastern folklore by a noted French lawyer and man of letters who wrote a number of works on American history and politics and who, according to his translator, had never visited the nation he considered to be "the future of civilization" and "the future of liberty." He admired the American Constitution and proposed France's gift of the Statute of Liberty. Signature F proud, else a very good copy. (#110115)

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London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, [1964].. Octavo, 158 pp., boards. First edition in English. Short comical novel, crossing a story about the birth of sextuplets to a peasant girl off the Brittany coast with a story about the arrival of Martians on Earth. Reginald 08509. Mild bumps to three corner tips, else a fine copy in near fine dust jacket with some minor dust soiling. (#135289)

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ALERIEL; OR, A VOYAGE TO OTHER WORLDS. A TALE ..

Lach-Szyrma, W[ladislaw] S[omerville]

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London: Wyman & Sons, 1883. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-xii [xiii] xiv-xv [xvi] [1] 2-220 [221: ads] [222-224: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece (maps of Venus and Mars), original dark blue cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, brown coated endpapers. First edition. Perhaps a presentation copy; unsigned inscription in Lach-Szyrma's hand to an unnamed recipient "with the Author's kind regards" on recto of half title leaf. The first of Lach-Szyrma's three works of interplanetary fiction, this being a revised and expanded version of his A VOICE FROM ANOTHER WORLD, published in London by James Parker & Co. in 1874. "The first two parts deal with communication with a Venusian who has spent some time incognito on Earth and a description of a utopian civilization on Venus obtained through a vision ... The third and fourth parts describe the adventures of some Venusians as they explore a civilized Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and some of their satellites." - Locke, ... Read more

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ALERIEL; OR, A VOYAGE TO OTHER WORLDS. A TALE ..

Lach-Szyrma, W[ladislaw] S[omerville]

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London: Wyman & Sons, 1883. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-xii [xiii] xiv-xv [xvi] [1] 2-220 [221: ads] [222-224: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece (maps of Venus and Mars), original red cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, brown coated endpapers. First edition. The first of Lach-Szyrma's three works of interplanetary fiction, this being a revised and expanded version of his A VOICE FROM ANOTHER WORLD, published in London by James Parker & Co. in 1874. "The first two parts deal with communication with a Venusian who has spent some time incognito on Earth and a description of a utopian civilization on Venus obtained through a vision ... The third and fourth parts describe the adventures of some Venusians as they explore a civilized Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and some of their satellites." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 131. Later adventures of the Venusians are detailed in "Letters from the Planets," a series of nine stories by Lach-Szyrma published anony ... Read more

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ALERIEL; OR, A VOYAGE TO OTHER WORLDS. A TALE ..

Lach-Szyrma, W[ladislaw] S[omerville]

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London: Wyman & Sons, 1883. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-xii [xiii] xiv-xv [xvi] [1] 2-220 [221: ads] [222-224: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece (maps of Venus and Mars), original light blue cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, gray coated endpapers. First edition. The first of Lach-Szyrma's three works of interplanetary fiction, this being a revised and expanded version of his A VOICE FROM ANOTHER WORLD, published in London by James Parker & Co. in 1874. "The first two parts deal with communication with a Venusian who has spent some time incognito on Earth and a description of a utopian civilization on Venus obtained through a vision ... The third and fourth parts describe the adventures of some Venusians as they explore a civilized Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and some of their satellites." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 131. Later adventures of the Venusians are detailed in "Letters from the Planets," a series of nine stories by Lach-Szyrma published ... Read more

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ALERIEL; OR, A VOYAGE TO OTHER WORLDS. A TALE ..

Lach-Szyrma, W[ladislaw] S[omerville]

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London: Wyman & Sons, 1883. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-xii [xiii] xiv-xv [xvi] [1] 2-220 [221: ads] [222-224: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece (maps of Venus and Mars), original red cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, brown coated endpapers. First edition. The first of Lach-Szyrma's three works of interplanetary fiction, this being a revised and expanded version of his A VOICE FROM ANOTHER WORLD, published in London by James Parker & Co. in 1874. "The first two parts deal with communication with a Venusian who has spent some time incognito on Earth and a description of a utopian civilization on Venus obtained through a vision ... The third and fourth parts describe the adventures of some Venusians as they explore a civilized Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and some of their satellites." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 131. Later adventures of the Venusians are detailed in "Letters from the Planets," a series of nine stories by Lach-Szyrma published anony ... Read more

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ALERIEL; OR, A VOYAGE TO OTHER WORLDS. A TALE ..

Lach-Szyrma, W[ladislaw] S[omerville]

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London: Wyman & Sons, 1883. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-xii [xiii] xiv-xv [xvi] [1] 2-220 [221: ads] [222-224: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece (maps of Venus and Mars), original blue cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, gray coated endpapers. First edition. The first of Lach-Szyrma's three works of interplanetary fiction, this being a revised and expanded version of his A VOICE FROM ANOTHER WORLD, published in London by James Parker & Co. in 1874. "The first two parts deal with communication with a Venusian who has spent some time incognito on Earth and a description of a utopian civilization on Venus obtained through a vision ... The third and fourth parts describe the adventures of some Venusians as they explore a civilized Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and some of their satellites." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 131. Later adventures of the Venusians are detailed in "Letters from the Planets," a series of nine stories by Lach-Szyrma published anony ... Read more

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UNDER OTHER CONDITIONS: A TALE ..

Lach-Szyrma, W[ladislaw] S[omerville]

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London and Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1892.. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-ix [x-xii] 1-229 [230: blank] [231-232: ads], original blue pebbled cloth, front panel ruled in black, spine panel lettered in gold and ruled in black, all edges untrimmed, dark gray coated endpapers. First edition, first binding. The second of Lach-Szyrma's three works of interplanetary fiction, preceded by ALERIEL; A VOYAGE TO OTHER WORLDS, published in London by Wyman & Sons in 1883 (which was a revised and expanded version of his A VOICE FROM ANOTHER WORLD, published in London by James Parker & Co. in 1874). Lach-Szyrma's ALERIEL provides an account of "communication with a Venusian who has spent some time incognito on Earth and a description of a utopian civilization on Venus obtained through a vision ... [and describes] the adventures of some Venusians as they explore a civilized Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and some of their satellites" (Locke, Spectrum, p. 131). Later adventures of the Venusians are detailed in "Letters from the ... Read more

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SIN IN THEIR BLOOD

Lacy, Ed (pseudonym of Leonard S. Zinberg)

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New York: Eton Books, Inc., [1952].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Eton #E111. Paperback original. The author's second novel. Harboiled detective novel featuring P.I. Matt Ranzino. Slight edge rubbing, a fine, unread copy. (#127816)

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THE MEN FROM THE BOYS

Lacy, Ed (pseudonym of Leonard S. Zinberg)

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, [1956].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. hard-boiled mystery novel. A very good copy in very good dust jacket with rubbing, small chip from lower right front corner, and light shelf wear with chip at upper spine end. (#126529)

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THE ARTHURIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA..

Lacy, Norris J. (editor)

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New York: Peter Bedrick Books, [1987].. Large octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-xi [xii] xiii-xv [xvi] xvii-xxv [xxvi] xxvii-xxix [xxx] xxxi-xxxvii [xxxviii-xl] 1-649 [650-652: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], illustrations, facsimiles, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. Comprehensive research guide with more than 650 entries by some 90 contributors exploring 1500 years of the Arthurian legend. A "very useful study" - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 386. Overlooked by Burgess. A fine copy. (#42357)

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Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1904.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-7 [8-10] 11-56 [57] [58-60: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], three inserted plates with illustrations by Dorothy D. Deene, original gray cloth, front cover stamped in black, pictorial paper onlay affixed to front cover, all edges untrimmed. First edition in English. Economic satire in the form of a horror story in which a starving man sells his appetite to a wealthy capitalist. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08515. A bright, nearly fine copy. (#147604)

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