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Someone in the Dark by Derleth, August

Sauk City WI: Arkham House, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. True first edition of this second book from Arkham House, containing Derleth's favorites of his weird fiction shorts up to this date. One of 1115 copies of this version. Sho...

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$800.00


Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, The by Heinlein, Robert A

New York: Putnam, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Heinlein's fourth and last Hugo winner. A reasonable copy: jacket rubbed, missing a small portion near the spine affecting the T in "The". Gold printing on spine somewhat ta...

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$1,800.00


Modern Masters of Etching 2: James McBey (with TLS, more) by Malcolm C. Salaman

A solid copy of this edition of reprints of 12 plates by McBey, who was one of the more influential figures of the rise of etchings in the early 20th Century. The pages on this copy are moderately foxed; foxing does not affect the rectos of the tipped-in ...

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$100.00


Always Comes Evening by Howard, Robert E

Sauk City WI: Arkham House, 1957. First edition. Howard's first collection of poetry. Like Kipling, Howard was a first-rate doggerelist, an uncommon skill (many people do it badly). This is one of the 536 copies that has the title running up the spin...

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$1,300.00


Lost Worlds (inscribed) by Smith, Clark Ashton

Sauk City WI: Arkham House, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Smith's second book from Arkham House. A very nice copy inscribed "For/John T, Smith--/compliments of/Clark Ashton Smith/March 5th, 1947." -- apparently a presentation copy. Jac...

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$2,000.00


American Etchers Volume IX (9): Troy Kinney (limited, with extra engravings) by Kinney, Troy; introduction by Charles Lemon Morgan

One of seventy-five copies of the limited edition of this collection of etchings by Kinney, with an original etching of Ruth St. Denis. Book is as new, but the box in which it is contained is missing a small portion of the edge (visible in the picture). I...

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$350.00


Morbid Taste for Bones, A A Mediaeval Whodunnit by Peters, Ellis

London: Macmillan, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. A very nice copy of the first Brother Cadfael novel. In this book Edith Pargeter combined her excellent historical novel abilities with her nom-de-plume Ellis Peters' well-constructed my...

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$900.00


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