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Boston: Published by Henry Hoyt, [1870].. Octavo, three inserted plates, title page printed in red and blue, original decorated brown cloth, stamped in black, gold and blind. First edition. Two novellas for young readers: the title story, "Ernest Wallace's Temptation," and "Love One Another." Sentimental melodrama. Some shelf wear to cloth at edges, spine lean, several gatherings a bit proud, a very good copy. (#116265)

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THE MAN WITH TWO CLOCKS

Wade, Robert, writing as "Whit Masterson."

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1974].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Mystery novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#126268)

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THE UNITED PLANETS

Wadey, Victor

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[New York]: Arcadia House, [1967].. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. (and first hardcover) edition. Sequel to A PLANET NAMED TERRA (1962). First published in Britain as a Digit paperback in 1962. The planet Terra is a socialist Utopia. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 128. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 285. Reginald 14753. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#161370)

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Coralville, Iowa: Nostalgia Books, 1994.. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Comprehensive listing of books with publisher data and estimates of market value. Trade paperback format. A fine copy. (#125551)

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17 AND BLACK

Waer, Jack

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New York: The Viking Press, 1954.. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Mystery novel involving gambling, with Mexico City locale. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to spine ends and along folds. (#140370)

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17 AND BLACK

Waer, Jack

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New York: The Viking Press, 1954.. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Crime novel involving gambling, set in Mexico City. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some mild rubbing. (#137036)

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE FUTURE ..

Wagar, W[alter] Warren

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. "A future history that describes a number of different societies, some good, some bad." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Includes an "Afterword" by Immanuel Wallerstein (pp. 295-96). Trade paperback format. Mild spotting to rear cover, a very good copy. (#138105)

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE FUTURE ..

Wagar, W[alter] Warren

Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, [1989].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "A future history that describes a number of different societies, some good, some bad." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Includes an "Afterword" by Immanuel Wallerstein (pp. 295-96). Trade paperback format. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#138143)

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MURDER BY GASLIGHT: VICTORIAN TALES

Wagenknecht, Edward (editor)

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New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., [1949].. Octavo, cloth and boards. First edition. 437-page anthology collecting LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET, a long novel by M. E. Braddon, plus four shorter fictions, "The Trial for Murder" by Charles Dickens, "The Dead Alive" by Wilkie Collins, "The Knightsbridge Mystery" by Charles Reade," and "A Night on the Boarders of the Black Forest" by Amelia B. Edwards. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 603a (Edwards). A clean, tight, very good copy. (#116379)

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New York: Atheneum, 1978.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-x [1-2] 3-326, illustrations, cloth. First edition. A guide to the study of modern fantasy fiction with 996 annotated entries of which about three-fourths are fiction and the remainder are biographical and critical works. In addition to the checklist, the main focus of the book, there are lengthy chapters defining fantasy and establishing subgenres, along lines suggested by Tolkien's "On Fairy Stories" and Northrop Frye's Anatomy of Criticism (1957), and a historical overview from George MacDonald to the 1970s. Appendixes include a fantasy chronology 1858-1975, illustrated essay on fantasy illustration, a list of fantasy fiction by subgenre keyed to the main listing, and a list of fantasy award winners. "The annotations are vigorously and clearly written, often acerbic, and effectively blend plot summary and intelligent evaluation. There are some bibliographic inaccuracies and omissions, but these are more than offset by the work's scope, clarity ... Read more

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New York: Atheneum, 1978.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-x [1-2] 3-326, illustrations, cloth. First edition. A guide to the study of modern fantasy fiction with 996 annotated entries of which about three-fourths are fiction and the remainder are biographical and critical works. In addition to the checklist, the main focus of the book, there are lengthy chapters defining fantasy and establishing subgenres, along lines suggested by Tolkien's "On Fairy Stories" and Northrop Frye's Anatomy of Criticism (1957), and a historical overview from George MacDonald to the 1970s. Appendixes include a fantasy chronology 1858-1975, illustrated essay on fantasy illustration, a list of fantasy fiction by subgenre keyed to the main listing, and a list of fantasy award winners. "The annotations are vigorously and clearly written, often acerbic, and effectively blend plot summary and intelligent evaluation. There are some bibliographic inaccuracies and omissions, but these are more than offset by the work's scope, clarity ... Read more

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WITHIN THE TEMPLE OF ISIS

Wagner, Belle M.

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Denver, Colorado: Astro-Philosophical Publishing Co., 1899.. Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-156 [157: blank] [158-163: ads] [164: blank], original light blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Occult tale of soul transference set in ancient Egypt. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Wagner on the front free endpaper. Bleiler (1978), p. 201. Reginald 14757. Wright (III) 5709 (not seen). Private owner's bookplate on front paste-down. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends, else a fine copy. A very scarce book. (#148268)

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San Bernardino, California: R. Reginald The Borgo Press, 1978.. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Borgo Press B-220. Trade paperback original. A fine copy. (#105568)

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SIGN OF THE SALAMANDER

Wagner, Karl Edward

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[Columbus, Ohio: Gary Hoppenstand, 1975.]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Issued as John Chance vs. Dread: The Apocalypse, Summer-Fall 1975 (v1, n1). Homage to the villain character pulps of the 1930s. A fine copy. (#5249)

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ECHOES OF VALOR II

Wagner, Karl Edward (editor)

New York: Tor, [1989].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Anthology of heroic fantasy collecting "Lorelei of the Red Mist" by Leigh Brackett and Ray Bradbury, as well as stories by Robert E. Howard, C. L. Moore and Henry Kuttner and Manly Wade Wellman, whose early writings created this sub-genre. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#140268)

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EXORCISMS AND ECSTASIES ..

Wagner, Karl Edward

Minneapolis: Fedogan & Bremer, [1997].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 2000 trade copies. A posthumously published collection of short fiction edited by Stephen Jones which includes stories previously uncollected in book form and two published here for the first time. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-381. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#163077)

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[Lakewood, Colorado]: Centipede Press, [2012].. Octavo, two-part cloth. First edition. A collection of twenty-six stories with introduction by Peter Straub and afterword by David Drake. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#163838)

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UNTHREATENED BY THE MORNING LIGHT

Wagner, Karl Edward

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[Eugene, OR: Author's Choice Monthly Pulphouse Publishing, 1989.]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Collects four stories. Issued as Author's Choice Monthly, Issue Two, November 1989. Trade paperback format. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#161795)

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San Francisco & Portland: Night Shade Books, [2003].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A collection of all Wagner's stories featuring his anti-hero Kane. Sixteen stories, two poems, an essay by Wagner on the origins of Kane, and surviving text from a lost Kane novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#154085)

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Omaha, NB: Joseph William Marek, September 1979.. Large octavo, pp. [1] 2-32, illustrations, mimeographed, self wrappers, stapled. First edition. A detailed bibliography of Wagner's early work. Issued as volume 2, number 5 (whole number 11), September 1979, of ONE MORE BARBARIAN, a fanzine devoted to heroic fantasy. A fine copy. (#157065)

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