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M 33 IN ANDROMEDA.

Van Vogt, A[lfred] E[lton]

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New York: Paperback Library, [1971].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Paperback Library 65-584. Collects six stories. Minor spot of rubbing along fore-edge of front cover, else a fine copy. (#87602)

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M 33 IN ANDROMEDA.

Van Vogt, A[lfred] E[lton]

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New York: Paperback Library, [1971].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Paperback Library 65-584. Collects six stories. A fine copy. (#87601)

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THE M. D.: A HORROR STORY

Disch, Thomas M.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#93752)

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THE M. D.: A HORROR STORY

Disch, Thomas M.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#1956)

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THE M. D.: A HORROR STORY

Disch, Thomas M.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-116. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#158714)

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M. P. SHIEL: THE MIDDLE YEARS, 1897-1923

(Shiel, Matthew Phipps) Billings, Harold

Austin: Roger Beacham Publisher, [2010].. Octavo, pp. [1-13] 14-357 [358: "The Author"] [359: colophon] [360: blank], illustrations, blue cloth, printed paper labels on spine and front panels, pictorial endpapers. First edition. 150 copies printed of which this is one of 50 numbered hardbound copies signed by Billings and book designer William Roger Holman. Biography of the middle years of West Indian born British writer Matthew Phipps Shiel which focuses on his career as an author of serial fiction, supernatural short stories, and prophetic novels by which he is recalled today. Extensive transcriptions of previously unpublished letters and documents from family members, archives of his publishers, literary agents, and fellow authors provide the basis for a deeper look into this man whose publisher, Grant Richards, described as "extraordinarily clever and a little mad." A fine "as new" copy without dust jacket as issued. (#156882)

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M. P. SHIEL: A BIOGRAPHY OF HIS EARLY YEARS

(Shiel, Matthew Phipps) Billings, Harold

Austin: Roger Beacham Publisher, [2005].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-201 [202-203] [204: blank], illustrations, red cloth, printed paper labels on spine and front panels, pictorial endpapers. First edition. 250 copies printed of which this is one of 50 numbered hardbound copies signed by Billings. Biography of the early years of West Indian born British writer Matthew Phipps Shiel which includes texts of previously unpublished letters and documents, as well never before published family photographs. The book tells the story of Shiel's ancestors, his youth on the island of Montserrat, school in Barbados and England, and his years as a young writer in London in the last two decades of the nineteenth century. A fine "as new" copy with plain Mylar dust jacket. (#156878)

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M. P. SHIEL: THE MIDDLE YEARS, 1897-1923

(Shiel, Matthew Phipps) Billings, Harold

Austin: Roger Beacham Publisher, [2010].. Octavo, pp. [1-13] 14-357 [358: "The Author"] [359: colophon] [360: blank], illustrations, blue cloth, printed paper labels on spine and front panels, pictorial endpapers. First edition. 150 copies printed of which this is one of 50 numbered hardbound copies signed by Billings. This is copy number 12, marked in pencil "Reference Copy / withdrawn / from series / 12-9-10 /due to defects (pp. 83/84 / 193/4)." This is apparently a first issue copy; pp. 183/4 is a cancel supplied in facsimile. Biography of the middle years of West Indian born British writer Matthew Phipps Shiel which focuses on his career as an author of serial fiction, supernatural short stories, and prophetic novels by which he is recalled today. Extensive transcriptions of previously unpublished letters and documents from family members, archives of his publishers, literary agents, and fellow authors provide the basis for a deeper look into this man whose publisher, Grant Richards ... Read more

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M. P. SHIEL: A BIOGRAPHY OF HIS EARLY YEARS

(Shiel, Matthew Phipps) Billings, Harold

Austin: Roger Beacham Publisher, [2005].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-201 [202-203] [204: blank], illustrations, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Biography of the early years of West Indian born British writer Matthew Phipps Shiel which includes texts of previously unpublished letters and documents, as well never before published family photographs. The book tells the story of Shiel's ancestors, his youth on the island of Montserrat, school in Barbados and England, and his years as a young writer in London in the last two decades of the nineteenth century. Trade paperback format; only 200 copies produced. A fine "as new" copy. (#156879)

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M. P. SHIEL: THE MIDDLE YEARS, 1897-1923

(Shiel, Matthew Phipps) Billings, Harold

Austin: Roger Beacham Publisher, [2010].. Octavo, pp. [1-13] 14-357 [358: "The Author"] [359: colophon] [360: blank], illustrations, pictorial wrappers. First edition. This copy is signed by Billings on the half title page. Biography of the middle years of West Indian born British writer Matthew Phipps Shiel which focuses on his career as an author of serial fiction, supernatural short stories, and prophetic novels by which he is recalled today. Extensive transcriptions of previously unpublished letters and documents from family members, archives of his publishers, literary agents, and fellow authors provide the basis for a deeper look into this man whose publisher, Grant Richards, described as "extraordinarily clever and a little mad." Trade paperback format; only 100 copies produced. A fine "as new" copy without dust jacket as issued. (#156883)

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MACAIRE: A MELODRAMATIC FARCE

Stevenson, Robert Louis and William Ernest Henley

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Chicago: Stone and Kimball, 1895.. Small octavo, title page printed in red and black, original green coarse weave cloth stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. First American trade edition, preceded by a copyright issue prepared from the periodical printing. Beinecke 342. Kramer 45. Mild darkening to spine panel, a bright, very good copy. (#128941)

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MACHENALIA VOLUME 2

(Machen, Arthur) MACHENALIA VOLUME 2. Edited by R. B. Russell

[Lewes, East Sussex, England]: The Tartarus Press, [1990].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-68], pictorial wrappers, stapled. First edition. Presents five essays about various aspects of Machen by Roger Dobson, Godfrey Brangham, Jonathan Wood, John Howard, and Gregory Ventre. A fine copy. (#142894)

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THE MACHINATIONS OF DR. GRUE

Raleigh, H[ilary] M[ason]

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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1938.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-287 [288: blank], original brick red cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. A parody of the 1930s scientific thriller. Professor Egerton Uprichard's secret formula for dissolving matter goes missing. Features sinister country house, mad scientists, dastardly criminals, Nazi spies, and more. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 180. Bleiler (1978), p. 163. Reginald 11977. Hubin (1994), p. 665. Cloth a bit dusty, a very good copy. Uncommon. (#147934)

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MACHINE IN WARD ELEVEN

Willeford, Charles

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New York: Belmont Books, [1963].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Belmont #90-286. Paperback original. A fine, unread copy. (#125677)

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THE MACHINE IN WARD ELEVEN

Willeford, Charles

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New York: Belmont Books, [1963].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Belmont Books 90-286. Collection of six dark fantasy and suspense stories. Reginald 15349. A fine copy. (#75040)

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THE MACHINE THAT THOUGHT

Callahan, William (pseudonym of Raymond Z. Gallun)

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New York: Columbia Publications, n.d. [circa 1942].. Octavo, pictorial self wrappers, stapled. First edition. Issued as "Science Fiction Classics," number 3. Reginald 05731. Wrappers a bit dusty, a very good copy. (#90568)

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THE MACHINE TO KILL

Leroux, Gaston

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New York: The Macaulay Company, 1935.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-6 [7-8] 9-254 [255-256: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First edition in English. Translation of LE MACHINE A ASSASSINER (1924). The "Gory Puppet," a clockwork man with human brain is suspected of a series of grisly murders. "As with Leroux's other works, notably THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1910), one must be prepared to accept outrageousness. To my mind, an interesting thriller, if one can get past a slow beginning." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1333. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) and (1987) 2-61. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 713. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 73. Bleiler (1978), p. 123. Reginald 08940. Hubin (1994), p. 498. A couple of shallow indents to cloth along to and bottom edges (from book bundling?), a very copy in very good, bright pictorial dust jacket with wear at edges, tiny chips ... Read more

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THE MACHINE STOPS ..

Smith, Wayland (pseudonym of Victor Bayley)

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London: Robert Hale & Co., [1936].. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-284 [285-288: blank] [note: first two and last two leaves are blanks; the two preliminary blanks were excised by the binder], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. A notable tale "emphasizing the vulnerability of modern civilization by following the imagined consequences of a 'plague' that destroys all metals. As the new barbarians gather to sack the last enclaves of rural harmony, a young genius tries to save the world by making an alloy that can resist the corrosion." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-116. Reprinted in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES, March 1945. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-95; (1987) 2-106; and (2004) II-1055. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 70. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1126. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 153. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 202. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 210. In 333. Bleile ... Read more

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THE MACHINE STOPS ..

Smith, Wayland (pseudonym of Victor Bayley)

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London: Robert Hale & Co., [1936].. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-284 [285-288: blank] [note: first two and last two leaves are blanks; first leaf and last excised by the binder], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained yellow. First edition. A notable tale "emphasizing the vulnerability of modern civilization by following the imagined consequences of a 'plague' that destroys all metals. As the new barbarians gather to sack the last enclaves of rural harmony, a young genius tries to save the world by making an alloy that can resist the corrosion." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-116. Reprinted in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES, March 1945. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-95; (1987) 2-106; and (2004) II-1055. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 70. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1126. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 153. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 202. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 210. I ... Read more

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THE MACHINE IN WARD ELEVEN

Willeford, Charles

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New York: Belmont Books, [1963].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Belmont Books 90-286. Paperback original. ouch of rubbing to cover edges, faint crease to spine edge, store stamp to first page, a nearly fine copy. (#126342)

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