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New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., [1975].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. According to the the author's note, "the tales in this collection are translated from an imaginary work, AZULEJOS, by an imaginary author, Fernandes de Briao" whose "guidance" gave her "access to the mystical 'Portugal' of the stories ..." A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with faint horizontal scratches to rear panel. (#159066)

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CHILDWOLD

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., [1976].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket (priced $8.95 on the front flap) with spine decoration just a bit faded and two vertical creases to front flap. (#159627)

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HAUNTED: TALES OF THE GROTESQUE

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: A William Abrahams Book / Dutton, [1994].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A collection of sixteen stories with afterword by Oates. "A superb collection in which a writer from the literary mainstream unabashedly embraces the modern horror tradition." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-290. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#159628)

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NIGHT-SIDE: EIGHTEEN TALES

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., [1977].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "Eighteen stories first published in mainstream literary journals, all remarkable for their psychologically acute explorations of the dark side of ordinary experience ... Oates rivals Flannery O'Connor in her ability to bring grotesque characters vividly to life, and Shirley Jackson in her skill at evoking the perversity of everyday human nature. The stories in NIGHT-SIDE are provocative and haunting for their depiction of characters for whom alienation and solipsism are an unavoidable response to life." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-291. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-245. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-184. A very good copy in good dust jacket with wear at spine ends, light damp stains at upper edge of rear panel and lower spine end, and 18 mm closed tear at bottom edge of rear panel. (#159629)

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1976.. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Copy number 222 of 350 numbered hardbound copies signed by Oates. Several tiny narrow stain at bottom edges of boards, a very good copy in original clear acetate jacket which is rubbed and scuffed. (#159853)

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CYBELE

Oates, Joyce Carol

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1979.. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Copy number 23 of 50 numbered handbound copies signed by Oates. Dickinson A54d. A fine copy in original clear acetate jacket and paper slipcase. A lovely copy. (#160365)

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RAVEN'S WING

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: A William Abrahams Book / Dutton, [1994].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A collection of eighteen stories, some of novella length. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges, a very good copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some internal foxing, but no show through on the outer surface. (#160549)

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I LOCK MY DOOR UPON MYSELF

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: The Ecco Press, [1990].. Small octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#160544)

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BLACK WATER

Oates, Joyce Carol

[New York]: A William Abrahams Book / Dutton, [1992].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with tiny tear and crease at top edge of rear panel. (#160540)

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BEASTS

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, [2002].. Small octavo, two-part boards. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#160539)

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New York: E. P. Dutton, [1981].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Collects five stories and a novella. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with several short tears and nicks to bottom edge of rear panel and faint vertical crease to front flap. (#160767)

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NIGHT-SIDE: EIGHTEEN TALES

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., [1977].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "Eighteen stories first published in mainstream literary journals, all remarkable for their psychologically acute explorations of the dark side of ordinary experience ... Oates rivals Flannery O'Connor in her ability to bring grotesque characters vividly to life, and Shirley Jackson in her skill at evoking the perversity of everyday human nature. The stories in NIGHT-SIDE are provocative and haunting for their depiction of characters for whom alienation and solipsism are an unavoidable response to life." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-291. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#138225)

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New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., [1975].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. According to the the author's note, "the tales in this collection are translated from an imaginary work, AZULEJOS, by an imaginary author, Fernandes de Briao" whose "guidance" gave her "access to the mystical 'Portugal' of the stories ..." A fine copy in nearly fine price-clipped dust jacket with mild wrinkle to rear panel. (#139479)

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HAUNTED: TALES OF THE GROTESQUE

Oates, Joyce Carol

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New York: A William Abrahams Book / Dutton, [1994].. Octavo, printed gray wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. A collection of sixteen stories with afterword by Oates. "A superb collection in which a writer from the literary mainstream unabashedly embraces the modern horror tradition." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-290. A fine copy. (#110665)

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MYSTERIES OF WINTERTHURN

Oates, Joyce Carol

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New York: E. P. Dutton, Inc., [1983].. Octavo, printed green wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. "Third of a trilogy of nineteenth-century genre novels ... that presents three classical detective stories with Gothic overtones that dovetail at the end to make a single, coherent, impressive work ... A powerful, complex, thought-provoking narrative ..." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-288. Some foxing to spine panel, a near fine copy. (#108639)

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EXPENSIVE PEOPLE ..

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., [1968].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's fifth book, a dark psychological horror novel featuring "affluent suburbanites in our morally bankrupt society." "... a slick little job of psycho-pathological voyeurism. If you like looking at and listening to the deeply emotionally ill, you'll get a bang out of this book." - Radcliffe, Gothic Novels of the Twentieth Century 1240. A very good or better copy in a good rubbed and soiled dust jacket (priced $5.95 on the front flap). (#158891)

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THE ASSIGNATION: STORIES ..

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: The Ecco Press, [1988].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A collection of short -- some very short -- fiction. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. (#159589)

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[New York]: HarperTempest an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2003].. Octavo, boards. First edition. A collection of twelve stories for young people. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing along flap folds. (#159590)

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HAUNTED: TALES OF THE GROTESQUE

Oates, Joyce Carol

New York: A William Abrahams Book / Dutton, [1994].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A collection of sixteen stories with afterword by Oates. "A superb collection in which a writer from the literary mainstream unabashedly embraces the modern horror tradition." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-290. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#159800)

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DEMON AND OTHER TALES

Oates, Joyce Carol

[West Warwick, Rhode Island]: Necronomicon Press, [1996].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-36, illustrations by Jason Eckhardt, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Collects seven very short stories. See Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-290. Just a touch of rubbing to edges, faint crease to upper fore-edge of front cover, a nearly fine copy. (#159903)

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