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[Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Bruce Gillespie, 1982.]. Large octavo, pp. [1-2] 1-152, triple columns, printed paper wrappers, side stapled, cloth tape spine. Corrected, reset reprint of the first eight issues of S F Commentary. Limited to 200 numbered copies. Adds an index. One of the major fanzines devoted to genre criticism. A fine copy. Scarce. (#162187)

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S F HORIZONS -- ONE

Boardman, Tom (editor)

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London: Dennis Dobson, [1968].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects ten stories by Mack Reynolds, Fritz Leiber, Brian W. Aldiss, Issac Asimov, Harry Harrison, David I. Masson, Damon Knight and others, selected by Boardman (with Aldiss and Harrison) to showcase some of the best speculative fiction of the period. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#115064)

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S F HORIZONS -- ONE

Boardman, Tom (editor)

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London: Dennis Dobson, [1968].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects ten stories by Mack Reynolds, Fritz Leiber, Brian W. Aldiss, Issac Asimov, Harry Harrison, David I. Masson, Damon Knight and others, selected by Boardman (with Aldiss and Harrison) to showcase some of the best speculative fiction of the period. Text paper a tanned, else a fine copy in good dust jacket with some tanning, spotting to spine panel, and clipped price. (#157275)

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S IS FOR SPACE

Bradbury, Ray

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1966.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects sixteen stories, most of them classics. Three stories, "Chrysalis," "Pillar of Fire" and "Time in Thy Flight" appear here for the first time in a book, and "The Screaming Woman" appears here in this format for the first time in a book (a comic book adaptation appeared earlier in THE AUTUMN PEOPLE [1965]). A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A sharp copy and uncommon in this condition. (#155588)

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S IS FOR SPACE

Bradbury, Ray

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1966.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects sixteen stories, most of them classics. Three stories, "Chrysalis," "Pillar of Fire" and "Time in Thy Flight" appear here for the first time in a book, and "The Screaming Woman" appears here in this format for the first time in a book (a comic book adaptation appeared earlier in THE AUTUMN PEOPLE [1965]). Offset to front endpapers from Doubleday bookstore receipt laid in, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#155235)

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S.O.S. FROM THREE WORLDS

Leinster, Murray (pseudonym of William Fitzgerald Jenkins)

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New York: Ace Books, Inc., [1961].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace Books G647. Small owner's name in ink on recto of first leaf, else a fine copy. (#94453)

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S.O.S. FROM THREE WORLDS

Leinster, Murray (pseudonym of William Fitzgerald Jenkins)

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New York: Ace Books, Inc., [1961].. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace Books G647. Three "Med Ship" stories, all featuring Calhoun and Murgatroyd, a small furry sentient creature from one of the Deneb planets that can produce antibodies for any disease: "Plague of Kryder II," "Ribbon in the Sky" and "Quarantine World," all first published in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION. A fine copy. (#158308)

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SABBATICAL: A ROMANCE

Barth, John

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1982].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (#126763)

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Chicago: Laird & Lee, Publishers, [1902].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-270 [271-272: ads], four inserted plates, other illustrations in the text, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamp in white and gold. First edition. "An amiable, if unspectacular, piece of fiction: part dime novel adventure, part romantic melodrama, part fantasy, part detective story, part regionalistic sight-seeing tour. The fantasy element posits the survival in the upper Midwest of a caveman from the last ice age. The strange old man, known to the inhabitants of the resort island as Old Stone for his implacable and ancient demeanor, has been there, living in a hidden network of caverns, since before the first white settler arrived. He is said to be addicted to strong liquors and opium. He falls into trances every now and then. With his skin, hair and rags all blending together, his ancient, faded appearance causes the narrator of the novel to compare him to a fossil -- which is quite literally what he turns out to be. "Dick i ... Read more

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Chicago: Laird & Lee, Publishers, [1902].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-270 [271-272: ads], two inserted plates, other illustrations in the text, original chromolithographed pictorial wrappers. First edition. "An amiable, if unspectacular, piece of fiction: part dime novel adventure about smugglers, part romantic melodrama, part fantasy, part detective story, part regionalistic sight-seeing tour. The fantasy element posits the survival in the upper Midwest of a caveman from the last ice age. The strange old man, known to the inhabitants of the resort island as Old Stone for his implacable and ancient demeanor, has been there, living in a hidden network of caverns, since before the first white settler arrived. He is said to be addicted to strong liquors and opium. He falls into trances every now and then. With his skin, hair and rags all blending together, his ancient, faded appearance causes the narrator of the novel to compare him to a fossil -- which is quite literally what he turns out to be. He is also a kin ... Read more

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THE SABLE MOON

Springer, Nancy

[Glasgow, Scotland]: Richard Drew Publishing, [1985].. Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Springer to "David" on the title page. Third book in the "Book of Isle" series. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-237. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#110878)

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SAC PRAIRIE PEOPLE

Derleth, August

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Stanton & Lee: Publisher, 1948.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-322 [323: colophon] [324: blank], original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green and gold. First edition. A collection of short fiction set in rural Wisconsin. Collects eighteen short stories and two novelettes, including the midwestern Gothic "Where the Worm Dieth Not" (aka "The Sinister Shadow"). 2000 copies printed. Wilson 542. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#164207)

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SAC PRAIRIE PEOPLE

Derleth, August

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Stanton & Lee: Publisher, 1948.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-322 [323: colophon] [324: blank], original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green and gold. First edition. Signed by Derleth on the front free endpaper. A collection of short fiction set in rural Wisconsin. Collects eighteen short stories and two novelettes, including the midwestern Gothic "Where the Worm Dieth Not" (aka "The Sinister Shadow"). 2000 copies printed. Wilson 542. A fine copy in fine dust jacket priced $3.00 on front flap. Variant jacket with rear panel printed in back and picture of Derleth in jacket credited to David Bachhuber. A lovely copy. (#157715)

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SAC PRAIRIE PEOPLE

Derleth, August

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Stanton & Lee: Publisher, 1948.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-322 [323: colophon] [324: blank], original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green and gold. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Derleth to Joseph F. Hartdegen on front free endpaper. A collection of short fiction set in rural Wisconsin. Collects eighteen short stories and two novelettes, including the midwestern Gothic "Where the Worm Dieth Not" (aka "The Sinister Shadow"). 2000 copies printed. Wilson 542. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket priced $3.00 on front flap with touch of rubbing at edges and some dust soiling to rear panel. Variant jacket with rear panel printed in brown and picture of Derleth reclined on his back credited to David Bachhuber. (#129466)

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London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co. Ltd., 1900.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-336, original pebbled brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and black, spine panel stamped in gold, salmon coated endpapers with water lilies printed in dark green. First edition. Satirical novel of revolt of Scots clans in response to publication of a unflattering cartoon in PUNCH. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1200. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 458. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 125. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 79-80. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Shallow chip from upper spine end, corner tips lightly worn, top edge of text block dusty, a tight, very good copy with bright cover stamping. (#151927)

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London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co. Ltd., 1900.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-336, original pebbled brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and black, spine panel stamped in gold, salmon coated endpapers with water lilies printed in dark green. First edition. Satirical novel of revolt of Scots clans in response to publication of a unflattering cartoon in PUNCH. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1200. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 458. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 125. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 79-80. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Lower corner tips lightly worn, a tight, very good copy with bright cover stamping. (#20376)

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THE SACRED SKULL ..

Griffith, George (George Chetwynd Griffith-Jones)

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London: Everett & Co., 1908.. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [1] 2-308 [note: first leaf is a blank], title page printed in red and black, original pictorial light brown cloth, front panel stamped in black, white and red, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black in rear panel. First edition. "Fantasy of intrigue, treasure and some Tibetan jewels which have curious properties, including that of infallibly determining whether a murderer is guilty or not." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 98. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06385. Early owner's name and 1910 date in ink on front paste-down. Inner hinges strengthened, a clean, tight, very good copy with bright cover stamping. Perhaps Griffith's scarcest fantasy book. (#149860)

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SACRIFICE OF FOOLS

McDonald, Ian

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London: Victor Gollancz, [1996].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#91392)

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THE SACRIFICE AND OTHER STORIES

Sarban (pseudonym of John William Wall)

[Leyburn, North Yorkshire]: Tartarus Press, [2002].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Limited to 350 copies. Four novella-length stories including "The Sacrifice" and "The Sea-Things," both published here for the first time. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#161877)

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THE SACRIFICE AND OTHER STORIES

Sarban (pseudonym of John William Wall)

[Leyburn, North Yorkshire]: Tartarus Press, [2002].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Limited to 350 copies. Four novella-length stories including "The Sacrifice" and "The Sea-Things," both published here for the first time. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#157435)

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