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Dogged Persistence (signed)

By: Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Urbana, Golden Gryphon Press: 2001

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013831


A collection of eighteen short stories, fourteen written by Anderson alone, the others co-authored, one each with Doug Beason, Brian Herbert, Rebecca Moesta and Neil Peart. Introduction by Kristine Kathryn Rusch. One of four thousand copies. This copy signed by Anderson. Dark green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 303 pages, wraparound dust jacket illustration by Dave Dorman. An unread copy. View more info

THE HISTORY OF THE SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE, Vol. 1, 1926-1935

By: Ashley, Michael (editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1974

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: 007659


Examines the development of the science fiction magazines, and includes an anthology of works from the era, as well as an author checklist, a summary of the magazines, a glossary of editors, and a guide to cover artists. Also includes a small sampling of cover illustrations (sadly, in black and white, only) from the time. Dark blue buckram w/gilt spine lettering, 239 pages. Wear to spine ends/corners, moderate general wear. Rubbed dust jacket w/impressions/thin scrat... View more info

The Boy Who Kicked Pigs

By: Baker, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008733


Baker is best known as television's Doctor Who. Here he gives us the grotesque and horrific story of an evil thirteen-year-old who despises the human race and enjoys kicking pigs. A grisly little tale with a ratty ending not for the faint-of-heart. Illustrated boards, 126 pages. Scuffed boards, impressions to covers, tanned edges, moderate general wear. View more info

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The Feast of the Wolf

By: Blackburn, Thomas

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008296


Renowned poet's first novel (after five books of verse, a critical study of Robert Browning, and a work of autobiography), in which a newly appointed Professor of English at a metropolitan university is "victim of an unusual psychosis--haunted by vampire, werewolf, all the twittering fauna of nightmare." Dust jacket design by Kinneir Calvert Tuhill. Mild slant, light corner wear, two 1"-square sticker shadows to front free end paper. Dust jacket w/lightly ... View more info

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Ruby (signed)

By: Block, Francesca Lia, and Carmen Staton

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins / Harper Collins: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by authors, on title page

Seller ID: 016585


After growing up in an abusive family, a girl "with a sixth sense that makes her at one with nature and gives her the ability to know her own destiny" escapes to Los Angeles, which she leaves in order to track down her soul mate, who is a British actor. This copy signed by Block and Staton, on title page. Red boards w/maroon cloth backstrip, silver spine lettering, 209 pages. Bumped top corners/bottom spine, diagonal remainder mark to tope edge, in dust jacket ... View more info

The LADY IN GIL SERIES (3 Volumes): LADY IN GIL, SCION'S LADY, and LADY PAIN

By: Bradley, Rebecca

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz:

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: 006129


'Lady in Gil' dust jacket illustration by Terry Pastor, 'Scion's Lady' and 'Lady Pain' dust jacket illustrations by Steve Crisp. Volume 1: dust jacket w/a hint of general wear. Volume 2: dust jacket w/some rubbing, moderate edgewear, impressions. Volume 3: dust jacket w/some rubbing, impressions, moderate edgewear. All three volumes unread. These weigh more than the average hardcover, so additional postage may be required. View more info

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The Sheep Look Up

By: Brunner, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017248


Brunner's Nebula-nominated dystopian forecast of environmental breakdown, "from a Europe where the Mediterranean is stagnant and dead to the Rocky Mountain West where the water supply has been flooded with poisonous gas." Laugh-a-minute stuff, but hey, we're already well on our way, boys and girls. Olive boards w/black cloth backstrip w/silver spine lettering, 461 pages + biography, dust jacket by Mark Rubin and Irving Freeman. Some foxing to top and fore-edge... View more info

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The Sixth (6th) Day

By: Burley, W.J.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016596


The creator of the hugely successful crime novels featuring Detective Charles Wycliffe also wrote a science fiction novel, and guess what?: this is it. Aliens attempting to rebuild Earth after mankind destroyed itself in a global holocaust have transported a group of people two thousand years into the future where, naturally, the humans soon manage to screw it up. Red cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 174 pages. A hint of edgewear, and crinkling/creasing (in varying degr... View more info

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The Tracer of Lost Persons

By: Chambers, Robert W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap / G&D:

Seller ID: 016543


No date. Light fantasy, featuring a man who finds the women of men's dreams. Olive cloth w/white lettering to front cover/spine, tipped-on oval cover illustration, 293 pages + 2 pages of advertisements for other G&D titles. View more info

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The Green Mouse

By: Chambers, Robert W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap / G&D: 1910

Seller ID: 016582


A collection of lightweight fantasy-oriented stories linked by the idea of a machine which can connect its user with that person's one true love. Olive cloth w/white lettering to front cover/spine, tipped-on oval illustration, 281 pages + 8 pages of advertisements for other G&D titles. Spine slant, spine lettering worn almost completely away, cover lettering shows flaking, wear to corners/spine ends, previous owner's name to front end paper, moderate soil. View more info

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Consumed

By: Cronenberg, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Canada: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018133


The director of such feel-good films as Dead Ringers, Scanners, Videodrome, Rabid, and many similiar heartwarming tales, presents the timeless story of a husband-and-wife pair of French intellectuals, the wife found dead and partially eaten in their Paris apartment, the husband deciding that a little trip to Tokyo might be a real good idea. When a young journalist travels to Tokyo to interview the hungry little bugger, her boyfriend seduces a cancer patient and gets a s... View more info

The Redward Edward Papers

By: Davidson, Avram

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012561


A superior collection of five short stories and a novella by a vastly underappreciated writer who left us an oeuvre which will endure long after many of today's more popular writers are mere footnotes in the history of the printed word. White boards w/blue spine lettering, 208 pages, dust jacket illustration by Peter Rauch. Bumped spine ends, remainder spray to bottom edge, tiny red mark to fore-edge, in rubbed dust jacket w/numerous impressions/scratches, smudging, slig... View more info

Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year, 1st (First) Annual Collection

By: del Rey, Lester (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Dutton/The Penguin Group: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: sf.00097


Stories by Farmer, Silverberg, Tiptree, Sturgeon, Ellison & van Vogt, Lafferty, Niven, others. Price-clipped dj w/edgewear, a couple of short tears, rubbing, impressions. View more info

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The Blue Hawk

By: Dickinson, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: sf.00084


Blue cloth, 224 pages, dust jacket illustration by David Smee. Mild slant, mild wear to corners/spine ends, moderate general wear, in price-clipped dust jacket w/rubbing, impressions, thin scratches. View more info

Black Alice

By: Disch, Thomas M., and John T. Sladek

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1969

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 005231


An eleven-year-old prodigy is kidnapped and drugged, waking to find herself transformed into a Negress and making "bewildering discoveries about herself, her race, and the dark substrata of society." Dust jacket by Jenny Williams. Tanned/dusty edges, some slant, light wear to spine ends. Dust jacket w/light edgewear, nicks/light chipping to top corners, rubbing, impressions, crease to bottom corner of front flap, tiny soil mark to bottom edge of rear panel. View more info

Goddess of the Ice Realm (signed)

By: Drake, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Tor Books/Tom Doherty Associates: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014481


1st printing w/complete number sequence. A title in the series which began with 'Lord of the Isles.' This copy signed by Drake, on title page. Grey cloth, 496 pages, dust jacket illustration by Donato. Small remainder mark to top edge, in dust jacket w/light general wear. An unread copy. View more info

Full Fathom Five

By: Foster, George C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London & Staffordshire, Howard Baker & Remploy Limited: 1970

Edition: 1st Howard Baker edition

Seller ID: 011993


Originally published in 1930. From the front flap: "The prehistoric world of half a million years ago is blended with an age two hundred thousand years old and with the comparatively modern 'civilisation' of 1929." Pale yellow boards, 320 pages. A bit of slant, moderate wear to spine ends, sticker remnants/abrasion to top right corner of front free end paper, light general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/chipping to corners/spine ends, short edge tears, general wea... View more info

Too Many Magicians

By: Garrett, Randall

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: 014733


Gilt spine lettering, 260 pages. View more info

The Great Leap Backward

By: Green, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: sf.00133


In 2021 the machines have taken over, and Queen's Park in Toronto is the automation capital of Canada. Green's first novel. Jacket illustration by Barbara Walton. Dust jacket w/sticker shadow, light rubbing, nicks to extremities. View more info

St. Patrick's Bed (signed)

By: Green, Terence M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Forge/Tom Doherty Associates: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012205


1st printing w/complete number sequence. The third book of Green's series of fictional biography (after 'Shadow of Ashland' and 'A Witness to Life') to incorporate part of his family's history. This copy signed on title page. Navy cloth, 220 pages. A pristine, unread copy. Dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

St. Patrick's Bed (signed)

By: Green, Terence M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Forge/Tom Doherty Associates: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012572


1st printing w/complete number sequence. The third of Green's series of fictional biography (after "Shadow of Ashland" and "A Witness to Life") to incorporate part of his family's history. This copy signed by Green beneath his name on title page. Navy cloth, 220 pages. A pristine, unread copy. Dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

Bending the Landscape: Horror

By: Griffith, Nicola, and Stephen Pagel (editors)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Woodstock & New York, The Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011680


Although the front flap copy clearly states that this is "Volume II: Horror" (following "Volume I: Science Fiction"), the editors state in their Introduction that, "This is the third volume in the Bending the Landscape series. For each--Fantasy, then Science Fiction, and now Horror--we asked a variety of writers, gay and straight, mainstream and genre, new and well established, to create original stories with gay or lesbian characters, set in a milieu... View more info

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Roller Ball Murder

By: Harrison, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016770


Thirteen stories, the title story being the basis for Norman Jewison's award-winning film, Rollerball. Orange boards w/black cloth backstrip w/orange spine lettering, 189 pages. Some spine slant, sunned edges, light general wear, in lightly rubbed dust jacket w/light edgewear, 1/4" tear to bottom spine end, light handling wear. View more info

The Dark Planet

By: Holly, J. Hunter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy & Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: sf.00161


The introduction of an alien disease to Earth spells invasion and occupation. Edgeworn dust jacket w/nicks, chips, short tears, rubbing, impressions, scratches. View more info

Another Heaven, Another Earth

By: Hoover, H.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008691


When a space colony that has been lost for several hundred years and has returned to older ways is rediscovered by an exploratory expedition from Earth, the allure of technology threatens to destroy the colony's existence. Dust jacket illustration by Ted Lewin. The vast majority of copies of this title seem to be of the desecrated ex-library variety, with all the usual librarian-inflicted indignities -- not so with this copy. Green boards w/brown cloth backstrip, 173 ... View more info

Time: 110100

By: Kelley, Leo P.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010183


a man who has lost his memory awakens to a devastated Earth, and in his travels meets companions, friends, enemies, and himself; cover by Enrico Scull; tanned/lightly dusted edges, sticker residue on first end paper, light gereral wear; rubbed dj w/impressions, light edgewear, 1/4" tear to bottom edge of rear panel; View more info

NIGHT OF BLOOD, The Minotaur Wars, Volume One (1) (signed)

By: Knaak, Richard A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Renton, Wizards of the Coast: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Knaak, on title page

Seller ID: 014482


1st printing w/complete number sequence. Prologue by Margaret Weis. Signed by Knaak, on title page. Brown boards w/gilt illustration to front cover, gilt lettering/decoration to spine, 344 pages (including Glossary), dust jacket illustration by Matt Stawicki. Tiny remainder mark to bottom edge, in rubbed dust jacket w/impressions/scratches. An unread copy. View more info

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The Skin Map / The Bone House (Bright Empires 1 & 2)

By: Lawhead, Stephen R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nashville, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 2010

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: 017749


The first two titles in Lawhead's Bright Empires series. TSM: chocolate boards w/gilt decorations to front cover, gilt decorations/lettering to spine, 398 pages + acknowledgements/essay/advertisements/brief author biography. TBH: black boards w/gilt decorations to front cover, gilt decorations/lettering to spine, 380 pages + essay/acknowledgements/advertisements. Both books read once, carefully, and now with only mild general wear. Nice copies. Since the total wei... View more info

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The Nowhere Place

By: Lymington, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton / H&S: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011886


From the front flap: "Why does part of an English village suddenly disappear, accompanied by tremors and a strange whistling noise? What is the secret of the poison pen letters and of the villagers' guilty pasts? And who is the man Trent?" (Presumably all is answered in due time.) Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 192 pages. Price-clipped dust jacket w/rubbing, light edgewear, thin scratches, slightly sunned spine. View more info

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Rogue Trader -- The Frozen Reaches

By: Marker, Jason, and Benn Williams

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Roseville, Fantasy Flight Games / Games Workshop Limited: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017777


Part I of The Warpstorm Adventure Trilogy, a role-playing game set "in the grim darkness of the 41st Millennium." Which is a lot like the grim darkness of the 21st millennium, except that we're stuck with guys named Newt and Mitt, and they get Remi Dante and Hadron Shard. 72 pages. Thin .5" slit to left edge of front cover, bumped top corners. View more info

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Rogue Trader -- Citadel of Skulls

By: Marker, Jason, and Benn Williams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roseville, Fantasy Flight Games / Games Workshop Limited: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017778


Part II of The Warpstorm Adventure Trilogy, a role-playing game set "in the grim darkness of the 41st Millennium." Which isn't significantly different from the grim darkness of the 21st millennium, except that they get to slaughter their crooked politicians, and we ask them to screw us over repeatedly. God, we're a funny species! 72 pages. Mildly bumped corners. View more info

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The Ship Who Sang

By: McCaffrey, Anne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Rapp & Whiting / Andre Deutsch: 1971

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 017337


McCaffrey's fourth novel, telling the story of Helva, "a shell person -- a human brain encapsulated in a metal body, part of the structure of a spaceship." Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 248 pages + 1-page autobiographical sketch, dust jacket illustration by Lawrence Edwards. This copy once fell victim to the barbarous hands of librarians, and scars of the many indignities inflicted upon it remain. A new mylar sleeve restores a small part of its dignity. ... View more info

The Hollow Lands

By: Moorcock, Michael

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Hart-Davis, MacGibbon: 1975

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 005974


The second book in the author's The Dancers at the End of Time series, following 'An Alien Heat.' A comic fantasy in which one of the privileged last few inhabitants of Earth becomes weary of the decadence of his time, and moves backward into Victorian London where he pines for a lost love, and resolves to find her. Dust jacket by Jill Riches. Gently bumped corners, mild wear to spine ends, mild cover soil, two tiny soil marks to top edge. Price-clipped dust jacket w... View more info

The Beehive

By: O'Donnell, Margaret

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Eyre Methuen: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011543


Author's first novel. In a dictatorship fueled by propaganda, indoctrination and secret police, women are either wives forced to bear children or oppressed workers leading drab existences. Deep green cloth w/gilt lettering to spine, 255 pages. Minute wear to corners/spine ends, light spotting to top edge, in rubbed dust jacket w/impressions, thin scratches, light edgewear. View more info

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

By: Pringle, David (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carlton Books: 1996

Seller ID: 010731


contains chapters on pulps/magazines/books, Hollywood's forays into the field, various themes and genres, heroes and villains, and much else; pictorial boards, 304 pgs., incl. Index, illustrated; dj w/light edgewear, rubbing, impressions, scratches; View more info

Ivory

By: Resnick, Mike

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Tor: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: sf.00256


The last warrior of an African tribe must locate sacred elephant tusks before he dies. Comes with Compliments of the Author card laid in. Gently read copy w/previous owner's name, address and date to front end paper. View more info

Salt

By: Roberts, Adam

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012898


First printing. Author's first novel, a critically acclaimed work compared to Frank Herbert's 'Dune.' The first of a trilogy. Royal purple cloth w/silver spine lettering, 248 pages, wraparound dust jacket illustration by Chris Moore. View more info

Salt

By: Roberts, Adam

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013038


Author's first novel, a critically acclaimed work compared to Frank Herbert's 'Dune.' The first of a trilogy. Royal purple cloth w/silver spine lettering, 248 pages, wraparound dust jacket illustration by Chris Moore. View more info

SCIENCE FICTION OF THE 20th CENTURY, An Illustrated History

By: Robinson, Frank M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, Collectors Press Limited: 1999

Edition: 1st US edition

Seller ID: 008268


A gorgeous history of 20th-century sf, "From dime novels to pulp magazines, from books to films and television." "Illustrated with images of film posters, magazines, and books -- many shown here for the first time [and offering] an insider's view of the prophetic writers, illustrators and editors who made science fiction the most popular form of entertainment in the 20th century." Technical assistance provided by John Gunnison. This one's a beauty, lav... View more info

The Day the World Ended

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Garden City, The Crime Club: 1930

Seller ID: 005200


"He had three days--in which to save the world!" By the creator of Fu-Manchu, one of literature's most famous evil geniuses. Some slant, moderate edge/corner wear, dusty/tanned edges, previous owner's name partially erased at top of front pastedown. View more info

Films of Science Fiction and Fantasy

By: Searles, Baird (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, API Press/Abrams: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: sf.00250


A thematically-organized history of the science fiction film. 269 illustrations, including 60 full-colour plates. 240 pages, including index and credits. Dust jacket w/light impressions, sticker shadow, and light rubbing. This book weighs more than average, so additional postage will be required. View more info

The Farthest Shores of Ursula K. Le Guin (LeGuin)

By: Slusser, George Edgar

Price: $5.00

Publisher: San Bernardino, Borgo Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014840


1st printing w/complete number sequence. Volume Three in The Milford Series, Popular Writers of Today. Literary criticism. Slusser examines his subject's career, "from her obscure beginnings in the science fiction magazines, to her rapid rise to the top in the 1970s." 60 pages (including Biography & Bibliography). G w/some dampstaining to back cover, general handling wear. View more info

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Flesh of Cretacia

By: Smillie, Andy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nottingham, BL/Black Library Publishing/Games Workshop Ltd.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018108


A Space Marine battle from the fine folks who gave you the world of Warhammer 40,000. Illustrated boards, 123 pages, illustrated. Bumped corners/spine ends, moderate general wear. View more info

The Woman Who Couldn't Die

By: Stringer, Arthur

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014872


Originally serialised in three parts in the 'Pictorial Review' magazine under the title, 'The Blond Woman.' A Viking woman who, almost a thousand years previous, had been abducted and carried across the Atlantic to Canada's frigid Northwest Territories, is reborn as "romance bridges the gulf of time and brings to this year of grace the living presence of the Woman Who Couldn't Die." Black cloth w/gilt lettering/decoration to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 3... View more info

H.G. WELLS, Critic of Progress

By: Williamson, Jack

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Mirage Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014700


Literary criticism. From the front flap: "Whether Wells was writing about technical or social prediction, or science fiction, his underlying theme was that of progress. This book deals with Wells' dynamic critique of progress, accomplished by means of a detailed analysis of the books Wells wrote." One of only fifteen hundred copies. Black cloth, 162 pages (including index), wraparound dust jacket illustration by Greg Bear. An ex-Legislative Library of New B... View more info

MOSTLY GHOSTLY, Eight Spooky Tales to Chill Your Bones

By: Zorn, Steven

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Courage Books (Running Press): 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005327


Gorgeously illustrated adaptations of work by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Washington Irving, M.R. James, Edith Nesbit, Ambrose Bierce, F. Marion Crawford, Richard Middleton, and Barry Pain. 56 pages. Some off-setting from dust jacket flaps (looks kinda cool, actually). A lovely copy. View more info