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F" IS FOR FUGITIVE ..

Grafton, Sue

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1989].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Sixth Kinsey Millhone mystery. A fine copyin fine dust jacket. (#72184)

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F" IS FOR FUGITIVE ..

Grafton, Sue

New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1989].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Signed and dated by Grafton on the title page. A Kinsey Millhone mystery. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#126621)

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F" IS FOR FUGITIVE

Grafton, Sue

New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1989].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A Kinsey Millhone mystery novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#140400)

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F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

(Fitzgerald, F. Scott) Eble, Kenneth

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New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., [1963].. Octavo, pp. 174, boards. First edition. "Twayne's United States Authors Series," number 36. Short critical study with select bibliography. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with some mild rubbing at edges and dust soiling. (#142286)

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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, [1943].. Octavo, original green cloth stamped in black. First edition. Twenty short pieces of fiction, political allegories and fables mostly, engagingly told, neither simplistic nor overbearing. A nearly fine copy in very good dust jacket with shelf wear at edges and general dust soiling. (#117329)

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FABLES ... Translated from the Russian by Vera Volkhovsky

Shchedrin (pseudonym of Mikhail Evrgrafovich Saltykov)

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London: Chatto and Windus, [1931].. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xii 1-257 [258: printer's imprint] [259-266: ads] [267-268: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original mustard cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition in English. Part of Chatto's "Phoenix Library," a slim pocket-sized line which reprinted some of their more popular books as well as launching new material. Twenty-two wry and satirical fables by this nineteenth-century author, "the greatest of Russian satirists," according to the translator. This material comes from SKASKI, a collection of the author's literary fairy tales. Includes a 6-page introduction by the translator. Also of interest to students of fantastic literature is Shchedrin's novel ISTORIYA ODNOGO GORODA [CHRONICLES OF A CITY], 1869-1870, "an unsurpassed classic of Russian dystopia in embryo" - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1037. Ettlinger and Glads ... Read more

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Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, [1998].. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-ix [x-xiii] xiv [xv] xvi [1] 2-460 [461: publisher's ad] [462-464: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], pictorial boards. First edition. Utopian nonfiction. Feminist perspective. Contributors range widely, from Starhawk to Gloria Steinem. "Courtesy of the Indianapolis Star" stamped on the front paste-down. A fine copy; no dust wrapper. (#130642)

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THE FABULOUS RIVERBOAT ..

Farmer, Philip Jose

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1971].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Second book of the "Riverworld" series, sequel to TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO (1971). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-210. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1809-16. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of light soiling to white background, mainly on rear panel. A very nice copy. (#88908)

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THE FABULOUS JOURNEY OF HIERONYMUS MEEKER

Johns, Willy (pseudonym of W. Johns Meeker)

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1954].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "Space travel to an unknown planet where an ever-changing utopia has developed." - Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 103. Political satire in which Hieronymus Meeker and other crew members of an expedition to Mars end up on an unknown planet, which they call Thalia, where they travel to and escape from three dystopian lands, losing a crew member here and there, before reaching the utopian Oplikland. The land of the Vimliks, who believe in the equality of all races, and the superiority of the Vimliks, is America, as a machine dystopia in which citizens are sanitized and brainwashed to "believe in Vimlikland, and in the way of life for which it stands ..." Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 620. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 251. Reginald 07918. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#145183)

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THE FABULOUS RIVERBOAT ..

Farmer, Philip Jose

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1971].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed label by Farmer laid in. Second book of the "Riverworld" series, sequel to TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO (1971). See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-393. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1809-16. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of dust soiling. (#155309)

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THE FABULOUS RIVERBOAT ..

Farmer, Philip Jose

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1971].. Octavo. boards. First edition. Second book of the "Riverworld" series, sequel to TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO (1971). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-210. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1809-16. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#126799)

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THE FABULOUS RIVERBOAT ..

Farmer, Philip Jose

Boston: Gregg Press, 1980.. Octavo, cloth. Reissue. Text offset from that of the 1971 Putnam edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Farmer to the book's editor on the title page. New introduction by Richard Gid Powers. Second book of the "Riverworld" series, sequel to TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO (1971). See Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-165. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1809-16. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#152932)

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THE FACE

Vance, John Holbrook, writing as "Jack Vance.

New York: DAW Books, Inc., [1979].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. DAW Books UJ1498. Book four of the Demon Princes series. "Originally published between 1964 and 1981 ... these five picaresque novels are vintage Jack Vance, crammed to the brim with sardonic wit and beautiful, slightly understated prose. Five aliens, the Demon Princes of the title, were responsible for the Mount Pleasant Massacre, which destroyed an entire world. Kirth Gersen, whose entire family died in the massacre, has dedicated his life to hunting down and avenging himself upon the princes, one per volume." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1160. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1160. A fine copy. (#94022)

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THE FACE

Vance, John Holbrook, writing as "Jack Vance.

New York: DAW Books, Inc., [1979].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. DAW Books UJ1498. Book four of the Demon Princes series. "Originally published between 1964 and 1981 ... these five picaresque novels are vintage Jack Vance, crammed to the brim with sardonic wit and beautiful, slightly understated prose. Five aliens, the Demon Princes of the title, were responsible for the Mount Pleasant Massacre, which destroyed an entire world. Kirth Gersen, whose entire family died in the massacre, has dedicated his life to hunting down and avenging himself upon the princes, one per volume." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1160. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1160. A fine copy. (#87497)

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THE FACE AND THE MASK

Barr, Robert

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, [1895].. Small octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-250 [251: ads] [252: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by A. Hencke, original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in silver, top edge silver, other edges untrimmed. First U.S. edition. A collection of short fiction including "The Doom of London," a catastrophe story, and "The Great Pegram Mystery, a Sherlock Holmes parody. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-8 and (1981) 1-14. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 101. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 126 and 127. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 046. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 28. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 55. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 55. Bleiler (1978), p. 16. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 51. Some rubbing to cloth at edges, spine a bit dull, a solid very good copy. (#134740)

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THE FACE IN THE MIRROR

Baker, Denys Val

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1971.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2045 copies printed. Welsh author Denys Val Baker (1917-1984) was a prolific writer of novels, short stories, reminiscences, and articles, much of whose work was regional writing about Cornwall where he resided permanently after 1948. This selection of twelve stories is his major collection of weird fiction. "These unusual fantasy and macabre stories are among Baker's best work in the genre ... 'The Face in the Mirror' and 'Passage to Liverpool' are remarkable pieces." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-11. The author of "many weird and bizarre stories," this collection includes "his best weird tales. Seldom supernatural, his tales stress the psychological effects of the inexplicable upon people." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 24-5. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#80956)

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THE FACE IN THE MIRROR

Baker, Denys Val

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1971.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2045 copies printed. Welsh author Denys Val Baker (1917-1984) was a prolific writer of novels, short stories, reminiscences, and articles, much of whose work was regional writing about Cornwall where he resided permanently after 1948. This selection of twelve stories is his major collection of weird fiction. "These unusual fantasy and macabre stories are among Baker's best work in the genre ... 'The Face in the Mirror' and 'Passage to Liverpool' are remarkable pieces." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-11. The author of "many weird and bizarre stories," this collection includes "his best weird tales. Seldom supernatural, his tales stress the psychological effects of the inexplicable upon people." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 24-5. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#85472)

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THE FACE IN THE MIRROR

Baker, Denys Val

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1971.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2045 copies printed. Welsh author Denys Val Baker (1917-1984) was a prolific writer of novels, short stories, reminiscences, and articles, much of whose work was regional writing about Cornwall where he resided permanently after 1948. This selection of twelve stories is his major collection of weird fiction. "These unusual fantasy and macabre stories are among Baker's best work in the genre ... 'The Face in the Mirror' and 'Passage to Liverpool' are remarkable pieces." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-11. The author of "many weird and bizarre stories," this collection includes "his best weird tales. Seldom supernatural, his tales stress the psychological effects of the inexplicable upon people." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 24-5. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#95862)

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FACE IN THE NIGHT by Leo Brett [pseudonym]

Fanthorpe, R[obert] Lionel, writing as "Leo Brett.

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London: John Spencer & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. [1962].. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Badger Books SN 58. A band of Roman Catholic priests stalk a sfergrak, an ancient vampire-like monster. Reginald 05053. A bright, fine copy. (#144028)

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THE FACE IN THE FROST ..

Bellairs, John

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[New York]: The Macmillan Company / Collier-Macmillan Ltd., London, [1969].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Two wizards, Prospero and Roger Bacon, travel to the North Kingdom seeking the source of the evil that threatens them. "... a highly entertaining book." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 7-30. The author's third book and first novel. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-27 and 4B-17. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 92. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 508-10. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 51-2. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with several tiny tears at edges with three tiny internal tape mends and just a bit of general dust soiling. (#159089)

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