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TWILIGHT by Meyer, Stephenie

New York, Boston: Little, 2005. Octavo, boards. First edition. Phenomenally successful young adult vampire novel. The first book of the Twilight series, Meyer's debut novel, has sold over 17 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 37 langua…

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$1,000.00


A JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH, CONTAINING A COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF THE WONDERFUL AND THRILLING ADVENTURES OF THE INTREPID SUBTERRANEAN EXPLORERS, PROF. VON HARDWIGG, HIS NEPHEW HARRY, AND THEIR ICELANDIC GUIDE, HANS BJELKE ... Sold Only by Subscription by Verne, Jules

New York: Scribner, 1874. 12mo, pp. [1-4] [i-ii] iii-vi [vii] viii 1-413 [414: blank] [415-420: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, 55 full-page illustrations and title page vignette by Riou, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black a…

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$1,000.00


ROSEMARY'S BABY .. by Levin, Ira

New York: Random House, 1967. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. "... one of the most sophisticated and stimulating books in the genre ... the most important horror novel of the 1960's and the book that launched the 'horror boom' of the 1960's a…

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$450.00


CARRIE by King, Stephen

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1974. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by King on first blank: "For Mel -- / With best wishes, / Stephen King / 10/12/79." The author's first book. The correct first printing with "…

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$3,750.00


FRANKENSTEIN OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS .. by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

New York: Dodd, 1983. Large octavo, illustrations by Berni Wrightson, cloth. First printing of this edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by King, who wrote the four-page introduction, and artist Berni Wrightson. This is copy number 490. Anatomy of …

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$2,500.00


THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THROUGHOUT THE WAR WHICH ESTABLISHED THEIR INDEPENDENCE; AND THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES .. by (Washington, George) Ramsay, David

New York: Printed by Hopkins & Seymour ..., 1807. Small quarto, pp. [i-v] vi-viii [1] 2-376, inserted frontispiece with tissue guard (stipple engraved portrait by William S. Leney of New York after the portrait by Gilbert Stuart), nineteenth-century thre…

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$1,000.00


LOST ON VENUS .. by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1935. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-318 [319: ads] [320: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge staine…

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$850.00


THE NAKED SUN by Asimov, Isaac

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1957. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The second novel featuring detective Elijah Bailey and his robot partner R. Daneel Olivaw by "the writer who virtually invented the science fiction mystery. In his novels THE CAVES OF …

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$4,500.00


THE SIRENS OF TITAN .. by Vonnegut, Kurt

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1961. Octavo, cloth. First hardcover edition. The author's second novel. 2500 copies printed. "Excellent satire." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-192. 1960 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1203. Pringle, Science Fi…

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$4,500.00


BRAVE NEW WORLD REVISITED by Huxley, Aldous

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-x [1-2] 3-147 [148-150: blank], cloth-backed boards. First edition. Boldly signed by Huxley in brown ink on the half title page. "Essay arguing that the extrapolation of 1932 Huxley was …

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$1,500.00


THE DARK TOWER V: WOLVES OF THE CALLA .. by King, Stephen

Hampton Falls, New Hampshire: Donald M. Grant, 2003. Octavo, two volumes, cloth. First edition. Limited to 1350 copies of which this is number 964 of 1300 numbered copies offered for sale, signed by King and artist Berni Wrightson. A fine set in fine dus…

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$1,000.00


THE CONQUEST OF SPACE .. by Lasser, David

New York: Penguin Press, 1931. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-271 [272-274: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], four inserted plates, other illustrations in text, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. The first English-langua…

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$1,250.00


THE CASTLE OF IRON .. by De Camp, L. Sprague and Fletcher Pratt

New York: Gnome Press, 1950. Octavo, boards. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by de Camp to Dirce Archer. Harold Shea, the mind traveling protagonist in search of the world of Irish legend, finds himself in the world of Ariosto's …

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$450.00


NEW TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS by Campbell, Ramsey (editor)

[Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House, 1980. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with full-page inscription by Campbell to John [D. Squires] dated "Halloween 1980" on the front free endpaper. 3647 copies printed. Original anthology of Mythos t…

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$150.00


NORTHWEST OF EARTH by Moore, C[atherine] L[ucille]

New York: Gnome Press, 1954. Octavo, boards. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Moore on front free endpaper: "For Jean & Julie Schwartz / with the best wishes of / C. L. Moore". A significant inscription from a fine writer to an…

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$1,000.00


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