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J. ALLEN ST. JOHN: A ILLUSTRATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

(St. John, J. Allen) Richardson, Darrell C.

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Memphis: Mid-America Publishers, [1991].. Large octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-111 [112: tailpiece], profusely illustrated, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Limited to 2000 copies. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 11-55. Lower overlapping fore-edge corner tips lightly bumped, else a fine copy. (#162146)

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New York: The Outing Publishing Company, 1907.. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [1-2] 3-180 [181-182: blank] [note: free endpapers excised by the binder], original pictorial gray boards, front panel stamped in red, white and black, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. "Humorous stories in the (largely American) sub-genre of wacky inventor/scientist escapades -- related obviously to the Munchausean tall-tale. McKackney, the protagonist of these seven loosely linked stories, is a collector of human whiskers, attempting to document via portraits all possible varieties of human facial hair (he's up to 187). His most recent discovery is the ability of whiskers to act like an Aeolian harp, combing the wind into musical shapes (with the help of some machinery of his invention). In 'The Pursuit of the Hirsute Orchestra,' McKackney sets out to assemble a living orchestra of these 'harps.' One story, 'The Episode of the Titian Beard,' is criminous. Several other tales are set at sea (Paine went on ... Read more

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J. G. BALLARD

(Ballard, James Graham) Brigg, Peter

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Mercer Island, Washington: Starmont House, Inc., 1985.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-138 [139-144: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], pictorial wrappers. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 9-11. A fine copy. (#118864)

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J. G. BALLARD: A BIBLIOGRAPHY ... [caption title]

(Ballard, James Graham) Goddard, James

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Milford on Sea, Lymington, Hants.: A Cypher Press Publication, 1970.. Large octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-27 [28-30: blank] [note: front and rear wrappers paginated as pages (1-2) and (29-30)], offset from typewritten copy, printed self wrappers, brown cloth tape spine panel, stapled. First edition. Includes a brief foreword by Ballard and a two-page introduction by John Carnell. A fine copy. (#162149)

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New York: Lyle Stuart, [1960].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Reginald 11894. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with some age-darkening and light dust soiling. (#51511)

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J. K. POTTER'S EMBRACE THE MUTATION

(Potter, J. K.) Schafer, William and Bill Sheehan (editors)

[Burton, MI]: Subterranean Press, 2002.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited issue (limitation not stated) signed by Potter, Schafer and Sheehan on limitation leaf. Original anthology with thirteen stories by Michael Marshall Smith, Graham Joyce, Ramsey Campbell, John Crowley, Dennis Etchison, and others, with introduction by Potter. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#158615)

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J. POINDEXTER, COLORED ..

Cobb, Irvin S[hrewsbury]

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New York: George H. Doran Company, [1922].. Octavo, original green and white patterned cloth. First edition. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 C-523. Large Christmas gift inscription on front free endpaper, several scratches to cloth, a very good copy. (#113788)

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

Hunter, Evan, writing as "Ed McBain."

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1984].. Octavo, boards. First edition. A Matthew Hope novel. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. (#140542)

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JACK AND THE CHECK BOOK ..

Bangs, John Kendrick

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1911.. Octavo, pp. [1-16] 1-235 [236] [237-240] [note: first two and last two leaves used as front and rear free endpapers and paste-downs, 24 illustrations by Albert Levering, title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial medium green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green, orange, and white. First edition. Collects six humorous fantasy stories, mostly political and social satire. "The Great Wish Syndicate," in which a kindly man who befriends a fairy who gives him three wishes, which he compounds into millions of wishes and plans to establish a wish trust, is quite amusing. Reginald 00830. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). BAL 788. A fine copy. (#5788)

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JACK FAUST

Swanwick, Michael

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New York: Avon Books [1997].. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. A fine copy. (#106079)

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JACK FAUST

Swanwick, Michael

London: Millennium An Orion Book, [1997].. Octavo, boards. First British edition. Signed by Swanwick. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#93403)

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New York: G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers. London: S. Low & Co., 1880.. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 9-363 [364: blank] + 8 pages of ads at rear dated 1881, five inserted plates, original decorated brown cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in blind, brown endpapers. First edition. Boys' adventure novel set in Africa and India. A sequel to LION JACK: A BOY'S ADVENTURES IN AFRICA (1876). Owner's inscription dated 1 January 1881 on front free endpaper. Cloth rubbed at edges, vertical crease to front free endpaper, text block (printed on nasty pulp paper stock) darkened, a very good copy. Scarce. (#111385)

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JACK O'DOON: A NOVEL

Beale, Maria

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1894.. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] [1] 2-277 [278] [279-286: ads], inserted frontispiece, original decorated oatmeal cloth. First edition. Romance novel set on the North Carolina coast. Wright (III) 422. Lacks front free endpaper, else a very good copy. (#113836)

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JACK OF EAGLES

Blish, James

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New York: Greenberg: Publisher, [1952].. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first book. "The hero discovers that he has precognitive and telekinetic abilities, and sets out to gain understanding and control of his growing powers. A thoughtful, scrupulously 'scientific' treatment of psi phenomena." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. [194]. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-46. Very mild tanning to endpapers, a fine copy in very good dust jacket with several short tears at edges and 5 mm chip from upper spine end. (#150097)

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JACK OF EAGLES

Blish, James

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New York: Greenberg: Publisher, [1952].. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first book. "The hero discovers that he has precognitive and telekinetic abilities, and sets out to gain understanding and control of his growing powers. A thoughtful, scrupulously 'scientific' treatment of psi phenomena." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. [194]. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-46. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with 12 mm closed tear at top edge of front panel and some foxing to rear panel and along flap folds. (#104034)

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JACK OF EAGLES

Blish, James

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New York: Greenberg: Publisher, [1952].. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first book. "The hero discovers that he has precognitive and telekinetic abilities, and sets out to gain understanding and control of his growing powers. A thoughtful, scrupulously 'scientific' treatment of psi phenomena." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. [194]. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-46. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with 10 mm closed tear at bottom edge of rear spine fold and some foxing along flap folds. A nice copy. (#89115)

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JACK OF EAGLES

Blish, James

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New York: Greenberg: Publisher, [1952].. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first book. "The hero discovers that he has precognitive and telekinetic abilities, and sets out to gain understanding and control of his growing powers. A thoughtful, scrupulously 'scientific' treatment of psi phenomena." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. [194]. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-46. Top edge of pages dust soiled, a near fine copy in very good dust jacket with edge wear, small chip to lower front panel, and several small closed tears with some associated creasing. (#126744)

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JACK OF SHADOWS

Zelazny, Roger

New York: Walker and Company, [1971].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Adhesive label with signed inscription by Zelazny to Gerry de la Ree affixed to front free endpaper. 1972 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 3-831. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 7-387. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-279. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 50. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 794-97. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 184. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to black background ink at spine ends and front corner tips. A very nice copy. (#153575)

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JACK OF SHADOWS

Zelazny, Roger

New York: Walker and Company, [1971].. Octavo, boards. First edition. 1972 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 3-831. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 7-387. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-279. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 50. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 794-97. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 184. Tiny bumps to upper corner tips, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to black background ink at spine ends and front corner tips. (#163243)

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JACK: SECRET HISTORIES

Wilson, F[rancis] Paul

New York: Tor, [2008].. Octavo, boards. First edition. A Repairman Jack novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket.(#132767)

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