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002076 The Ward Ritchie Press and Anderson, Ritchie & Simon First Trade Edition Hard Cover Anderson, Ritchie & Simon 1961 Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) First trade edition, limited to 1,000 copies. A bibliography and history of the Ward Ritchie Press, with beautifully illustrated chapter headings. Closer to near fine, with only a hint of shelfwear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Reference Shelf $55.00 Place Order
903203 Adams, Cyril & Braden, Rrobert Lock, Stock, and Barrel Limited Edition Signed Hard Cover Safari Press, Incorporated 1996 Huntington Beach, CA, U.S.A. Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Limited edition #492/500, signed by both Cyril Adams & Robert Braden. Making an English shotgun and shooting with consistency. Artwork by Joseph Vance. Fourth book in the Sporting Firearms Series. Numerous black & white photographs. The book is clean and tight showing now wear. Internally clean and free of markings. This was issued with a slipcase which shows light rubbing, but otherwise sharp. A stunning copy. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1571570330 Box Z-23, Outdoors $100.00 Place Order
001539 Bishop, Michael A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire First UK Edition Hard Cover Kerosina Books 1989 United Kingdom Near Fine Near Fine This is a revision of a revision, spanning 15 years. Originally published in 1975 by Ballantine, revised and re-written as Eyes of Fire in 1979, and finally heavily revised, re-written, and published under its original title. This revision, saw only a total of 1026 copies: 26 leatherbound, 250 slipcased, and 750 un-numbered. This is of the un-numbered limitation, SIGNED by Michael Bishop on the title page. Introduction by Michael Bishop and afterword by Ian Watson. Superb wraparound color jacket art and internaly b & w illustrations by Marshall Matteer. The book appears unread, showing only light bumping to the spine ends. The binding is firm, and the book is clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Marshall Matteer Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0948893397 Box Z-26, Science Fiction $22.50 Place Order
001650 Blaylock, James P. 13 Phantasms Limited Edition Card Covers Chap Book Subterranean Press 2005 Michigan Very Fine Edition limited to 574 copies, of which this is numbered 18. Winner of the 1997 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Story. Includes a lenghty introduction. Cover and interior illustrations by J. K. Potter. Signed by James P. Blaylock on the limitation page. An unread copy preserved in an acid-free bag with backing board. Included is the illustrated envelope it was mailed with. J. K. Potter Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 159606045x Box Z-26 $20.00 Place Order
001234 Blaylock, James P. Home Before Dark Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2000 Michigan Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) This is an original short-story by Blaylock for this publisher. Edition limited to a total of 376 copies. 350 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This edition signed by James Blaylock. This volume is a Publisher Presentation copy from the library of William Sheehan who is an author and has had a hand in some of the Subterranean Press offerings. It is a PC from the lettered edition complete with the custom tray case. However, on the limitation there is no letter designation. The line for limitation is left blank. The traycase is textured silver leather with blue lettering to the spine and blue cloth around the lips. The book is bound in two-tone blue paper over boards, with a silver pastedown with blue letter on the front board. The book is clean and tight showing no wear except for a small spot of faint discoloration to the left edge of the rear board. Barely noticeable. The traycase is flawless. The entire production is protected in an acid-free bag. Gail Ross & Tim Holt Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081026 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $250.00 Place Order
001233 Blaylock, James P. The Man In the Moon Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2002 Michigan Fine Fine Edition limited to a total of 1026 copies. 1000 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This volume is a Publisher Presentation copy from the library of William Sheehan who is an author and has had a hand in some of the Subterranean Press offerings. It is a PC from the lettered complete with the custom tray case. However, on the limitation there is no letter designation. The line is left blank. It is a textrured case that opens to reveal a black felt lining and houses the book. This edition signed by BOTH James Blaylock and Tim Powers, who did the introduction. Jacket art, front/rear endpapers and panels, limitation page, and internal illustrations by Phil Parks. This story was later expanded to the novel The Elfin Ship. The book also includes an autobiographical introduction by Blaylock, a reminiscence on the progression of The Man In the Moon, and the first Langdon St. Ives stream punk story written over 25 years ago. The book is clean and tight showing no wear in a firm binding. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. The traycase is flawless. The entire production is protected in an acid-free bag. Phil Parks Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081565 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $175.00 Place Order
001235 Blaylock, James P. The Man In the Moon Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2002 Michigan Fine Fine Edition limited to a total of 1026 copies, of which this is numbered 85. 1000 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This edition signed by BOTH James Blaylock and Tim Powers, who did the introduction. Jacket art, front/rear endpapers and panels, limitation page, and internal illustrations by Phil Parks. This story was later expanded to the novel The Elfin Ship. The book also includes an autobiographical introduction by Blaylock, a reminiscence on the progression of The Man In the Moon, and the first Langdon St. Ives stream punk story written over 25 years ago. The book is clean and tight showing no wear in a firm binding. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Phil Parks Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081565 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $70.00 Place Order
001625 Bloch, Robert The Fear Planet And Other Unusual Destinations Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2005 Michigan Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 750 copies, of which this is numbered 438. There were an additional 26 Lettered copies. The Readers Bloch, Volume 1. Signed by Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, who also did the introduction. Green cloth with gilt lettering, and illustrated cover label by G. Wilson. No dust jacket as issued. Collects the stories: Beep No More, My Lady, The Old Switcheroo, Have Tux, Will Travel, Alternate Universe, Last Laugh, The Tempter, A Lesson for the Teacher, Let's Do It for Love, The Machine That Changed History, The Man Who Walked Through Mirrors, Red Moon Rising, The Black Brain, Murder from the Moon, Secret of the Observatory, Phantom from the Film, The Fear Planet, Grandma Goes to Mars, Queen of the Metal Men, The Tin You Love to Touch, and The End of Science Fiction. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The gilt lettering to the spine and cover is still bright, and the illustrated label is vibrant. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request Signed By Contributor 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060050 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $25.00 Place Order
001619 Block, Lawrence Tanner's Tiger Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2001 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine Slipcased edition limited to 175 copies, of which this is numbered 77. Housed in a leather slipcase, and SIGNED by Lawrence Block on the limitation page. Book 6 in the Evan Tanner series. Superb jacket art by Phil Parks. The book is new showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. The slipcase is fresh and shows no damage. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1931081433 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $40.00 Place Order
001629 Brautigan, Richard A Visit From Jake First Limited Edition Pamphlet X-Ray Book Co. 1996 Ventura, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is numbered 296. An additional 26 copies were lettered. This edition was originally published for X-Ray #6. This is an excerpt from A Visit From Jake by Richard Brautigan, which originally appeared in I Watched The World Glide Effortlessly Bye which was in turn limited to only 100 copies in 1996. Stunning blue-ish card-covers with excerpt hand-sewn into folding booklet. Closed, this measures 5 1/2in high x 4 1/4in wide. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine undamaged copy, preserved in an acid-free bag with backing. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall Box Z-34 $50.00 Place Order
001509 Brautigan, Richard Desire In A Bowl of Potatoes Limited Edition Sewn Wraps w/ Card Covers Chapbook X-Ray Book Co. 2005 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 250 numbered and 26 lettered volumes, of which this is numbered 70. This previously unpublished manuscript was originally written sometime in the mid-1950's. This chapbook measures approx 4 1/4in h x 2 3/4in w with with a 2 sided page count of 14 + 2 endpapers. The front cover is letterpressed with the title, author, and small design. The pages are hand sewn into the binding. Design and letterpress by Johnny Brewton. Truly a superb production. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. This is as new and unread. Protected in a thick clear plastic sleeve, in an additional acid-free bag with backing board. Image available upon request. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall Box Z-34 $45.00 Place Order
001062 Bronte, Emily Wuthering Heights First Edition Full-Leather Limited Edition Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Emily Bronte was born in 1918, and died 30 years later of tuberculosis. She wrote only this one novel and some poetry. Wuthering Heights was published in 1947. Uncredited black & white illustrations. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Blue silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Franklin Library Bin $35.00 Check Availability
001215 Brust, Steven To Reign In Hell Deluxe Limited Edition Hard Cover Steel Dragon Press (Steeldragon) 1984 Minnesota Near Fine Near Fine Author's First Novel. This is the Deluxe Limited Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is numbered 428. Signed by both Steven Brust and Kathleen Marschall the illustrator. A VERY praising Introduction by Roger Zelazny. Numerous black & white illustrations by Kathleen Marschall. Since it appears that there are 3 signatures, many believe that Zelazny signed this also. I've compared the scrawl to both autographs of Brust & Zelazny I have in other books and Zelazny has NOT signed this edition. I've also compared with another dealer friend who has the same edition. He believes, and so do I, that Brust signed his full name Steven K(arl) Zoltan Brust spanning 4 close lines of signature. The book is bound in a Collector's quality binding using acid free paper for extended life. Brust is little spoken of, but those who have experienced his writing are die-hard fans. Much like those of Daniel Keys Moran. Brusts Taltos & Khavvren sagas are intelligent, both action packed and humorous, thought provoking, and can be read several times over in full enjoyment. To Reign In Hell is the first of his books I read, and I come back to it once a year. Here's jacket copy by Brust: From all of my reading on the revolt of the angels, two things are clear: God is omnipotent, and Satan is not a fool. There seems to be a contradiction here.. Both a stellar read and nice volume for a collector's library. The book is clean and tight showing little to no shelfwear. The gilt to the front board and spine is still bright and shiny. Aside from the limitation page, internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Kathy Marschall Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0916595005 Box Z-26, Science Fiction $200.00 Place Order
001599 Bukowski, Charles Be Cool Fool First Limited Edition Folding Booklet X-Ray Book Co. 2002 Ventura, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) This insert was an extra from a limited pressing the year before. Two-tone letterpress broadside printed by Toxic Coyote, with the design by Johnny Brewton. A soothing textured thick-stock paper, folded twice in to a 3-page poem. Wonderful Bukowski drawing on the front cover. Closed it measures 4 1/2in high x 3 3/4in wide. Opened it measures 11in wide x 4 1/2in high. A superbly unique item. Yet another superb production, provided by the X-Ray Book Co., as an insert in the X-Ray Spare Parts Grab Bag #1 which was limited to 100 bags. Spare Parts was an assorted collection of extras that X-Ray has offered over the years. Most of the original rareties were limited to begin with, and will be found in no other form. Hunter's Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine undamaged copy, preserved in an acid-free bag with backing board. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall Box Z-34 $20.00 Place Order
001645 Bukowski, Charles & Brewton, Johnny & Childish, Billy and Others Bagazine Number 1 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts Mixed Lot X-Ray Book Co. 2005 Pasadena Fine Bagazine issue # 1, limited to 100 copies of which this is numbered 86. A total of 30 unbound pieces inserted in a plastic envelope with a cardboard header and brads closing the whole thing. The inserts include photos, broadsides, chapbooks, buttons, unique labels, and other pieces of conceptual art. The envelope & header measures 10in h x 7in w, and the inserts are an assortment of sizes less than that. Contributors include: John M Bennett, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Christian Carter, Billy Childish, Danny Colombo, COOP, Jaime Crespo, Jack Davis, Jason Davis, Steven Dewall, Ben Durham, Mark Faigenbaum, Picasso Gaglione, John Held Jr, Geof Huth, Arthur Jones, Richard Kostelanetz, Richard Krech, Michael Bernard Loggins, Briana Miller, Sexton Ming, Michael Napper, Chris O'Connor, Joe Pacheco, Michael Pilmer, Bill Roberts, Gordon Shepard, Maya Waldman, Jeffrey Weinbert, Molly Weinberg and F. N. Wright. Signed inclusions: Gordon Shepard (art), Jeffrey Weinberg (signed postcard), Richard Kostelanetz (initialed art opening announcement), Geof Huth (artistic booklet), Michael Bernard Loggins (hand printed name on artistic/textual card), F. N. Wright (multi-fold booklet of poetry/story), Bill R Roberts (letterpress broadside poem), Johnny Brewton (signed photo w/ encyclopedic entry for the wild canary Serin), Billy Childish (letterpress broadside poem), Mark Faigenbaum (signed first name/printed last on old Hostess Cake invoice from Contintental Baking Company), John M. Bennett (stream of thought insert), J. Davis (artistic insert discussing the songbird), John Held Jr (biz card size art), Ben Durham (Sexton Ming letterpress broadside hand-set & printed by Durham), Maya Waldman (multi-fold Factorama signed first name), Joe Pacheco (single-fold booklet of interview with Poet O w/ picture on front), Richard Krech & Briana Miller (art card with statement signed by both), Picasso Gaglione (art insert), Molly Weinberg (poetry chapbook), Steven Dewall (signed photograph) and COOP (the largest insert a signed art card). Also an art card which must be signed by Danny Colombo. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. As new. Various Signed By Various Box Z-34 $100.00 Place Order
001647 Bukowski, Charles & Brewton, Johnny & Childish, Billy and Others X-Ray Spare Parts No. 1 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts X-Ray Book Co. 2002 Pasadena, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) Spare Parts No 1: Select Ephemera from past issues of X-Ray, limited to 100 bags of which this is numbered 82. A grab bag containing a total of 32 pieces inserted in a plastic envelope with a cardboard header and brads closing the whole thing. Bag and header measure approx. 12in h x 7 3/4in w. Inserts include booklets, letterpress broadsides, poetry, art cards, stream of thought writing, pamphlets and scads of other items from previous issues of this cult favorite zine of conceptual art. Each grab bag is different. This specific bag has contributions by: Charles Bukowski (5 total pieces including Be Cool Fool), Billy Childish (2 pieces), Dan Fante, Jack Micheline, Brook Dalton, George Albon, Ed Galilg, Ted Purves, Kevin Sampsell, Paul Blake, Ruth Weiss, and Sean Brodrick. SIGNED INCLUSIONS: John Tostado ? (a collage of unique ads and articles), and Mike Dally (signed first name, 2 poems on page with artwork w/ origami paper fold on rear). Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100 numbered copies signed by numerous contributors, with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collection is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. As new protected in an acid-free bag. Various Signed By 2 Box Z-34 $150.00 Place Order
001236 Bukowski, Charles & Childish, Billy & Many Others (Johnny Brewton) X-Ray Number 10 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2004 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Only 126 produced. 100 numbered, of which this is #75. 26 lettered and signed by contributors. Found items, photographs, poetry, many letterpress broadsides, and all kinds of unique items!! Upon purchase, I counted 27 pieces not counting the wax paper like wrapper and X-Ray letterpress band used to hold it all together. The Vandercook Universal No. 1 Letterpress @ Verdant Press was used to create this item. Of special note: quote by Charles Bukowski, poems by Billy Childish, Thurston Moore and John Bennett, a photo of The 5's, 6's, 7's & 8's playing at the Kill Bill Vol 1 Premier Party, and a unique hand-sewn letterpress booklet titled, WMD: Weapons of Mass Destruction by the Toxic Coyote, and much more. Signed Inclusions: An art card signed by the artist Picasso Gaglione (known artist out of Chicago I believe). A signed (initials) photograph of Thurston Moore playing the guitar, signed by Joe Pacheco the photographer. A black construction paper card with desire written in crayon, and signed by Mark Faigenbaum (see picture displaying bulk of inserts). I realize that the signature looks too short to be Faigenbaum, but I've confirmed the signature with the publisher of this volume. Contributors: John M. Bennettt, Frank Boross, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jaime Crespo, Mike Daily, Brook Dalton, Jason Davis, Holly Day, End War, Mark Faigenbaum, Connie Fox, Picasso Gaglione, Geof Huth, Richard Krech, Lyn Lifshin, Thurston Moore, Chuck Nevismal, Joe Pacheco, Ross Runfola, Barry Smith, Karen Switzer, and Fred Wright. Box measures approximately 6 1/4 inches long x 5 1/4 inches wide x 1 inch deep. Letterpress card on cover by Jason Davis. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats and etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. This volume is as new, and complete in all components all the way down to the clear bag with X-Ray label and limitation number which was used to cover the box. Preserved in an acid-free bag. Various Signed 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Box Z-34 $150.00 Place Order
001680 Bukowski, Charles & Childish, Billy & Many Others (Johnny Brewton) X-Ray Number 8 Summer 2001 Limited Edition Unbound Inserts in Custom Case Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2001 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 100 copies, of which this is numbered 47. An additional 26 copies were lettered and specially signed. This is the first issue of this Book as Art zine to be housed in a custom traycase. A total of 27 found items held in a custom traycase, measuring 5 1/4in l x 5 1/4in w x approx 1/2in deep. Red satin ribbon marker used to cradle the inserts for easy inspection. The case slides into a letterpress printed cover. Inserts include: letterpress broadside poems, mini-booklets, unique biz cards, long-lost food recipes, and all kinds of unique found items. Contributors: Richard Brautigan, Giselle Brewton, Johnny Brewton, Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, Jaime Crespo, Mike Daily, Brook Dalton, Jason Davis, Mark Faigenbaum, Dan Fante, Ed Galig, John held Jr., Dave Holifield, Andy Jenkins, Gerald Locklin, Michael Montfort, Bern Porter, Herschel Silverman, Spo-Dee-O-Dee (aka Michael Napper), Hunter S Thompson, Chris Veltri, A. D. Winans and Mr. X. Of special note in this issue: X Mas In Woody Creek by Hunter S. Thompson, Democracy by Charles Bukowski and Desire In A Bowl of Potatoes by Richard Brautigan (a preview excerpt letterpress broadside of the previously unpublished work, later issued in a more lengthy limited edition in 2005). Signed inclusions: Art insert by Michael Napper, Artistic insert by John Held Jr., found item by Giselle Brewton (first name) and a modified polaroid by Chris Veltri (?). Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100 numbered copies signed by numerous contributors, with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collection is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in aquality custom box. A new copy protected in an acid-free bag. Various Signed 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Box Z-34 $175.00 Place Order
001238 Bukowski, Charles (Johnny Brewton) POOP: The Previously Unpublished Poem X-Ray Fotoproject No. 1 Limited Edition Unbound Photographs in Custom Private Press X-Ray Book Co. 2003 California Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 100 sets, of which this is numbered 99. This is the first X-Ray Fotoproject designed, assembled, and produced by the gifted Johnny Brewton. Presented in an attractive box which contains 13 photographs taken between the years 1979 & 1992. Each photo is 5" x 7" and individually laminated with support boards separating each. Wrapped around the 13 photographs is the broadside of POOP, which was until now a previously unpublished poem by Charles Bukowski. The broadside and photos are then held together with a stiff paper band which is embossed with X-Ray. Click the image at the left to view the rest of the pictures! Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. This is as new in its entirety. Protected in an acid-free bag. Michael Montfort Box Z-34 $225.00 Place Order
001063 Bunyan, John The Pilgrim's Progress First Edition Full-Leather Limited Edition Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) John Bunyan was born in 1628, and after a short stint in the Parliamentary army, he became a Lay Preacher for a congregation of Babtists in Bedford. In 1660, he was arrested for unlicensed preaching and was imprisoned for 12 years. The Pilgrim's Progress was written during his short second imprisonment during 1678. Uncredited black & white illustrations. The text for this edition is taken from the 19th Century text edited by Edmund Venables, Canon of Lincoln, and Mabel Peacock. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full tan-calf leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Burgundy silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Franklin Library Bin $35.00 Place Order
001505 Campbell, Ramsey Darkest Part of the Woods, The Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover PS Publishing 2002 United Kingdom Fine Near Fine Total edition limited to 500 numbered copies, and 200 numbered copies in slipcase. Introduction by Peter Straub. Jacket art, internal color illustrations, and the slipcase pastedown (front/rear) by Edward Miller. This is a publisher copy of the slipcased edition, given as a gift to author Bill Sheehan. The book is signed by Ramsey Campbell, Peter Straub and Edward Miller. The book is clean and tight with only a light bump to the bottom spine end. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, with 2 light rubs (one to the bottom spine end and the other to the lower left edge of the front panel. The dj is covered with a brodart. The slipcase is like new with a light bump to one of the open end corners. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Edward Miller Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1902880382 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $65.00 Place Order
001538 Campbell, Ramsey The Doll Who Ate His Mother Second Edition Hard Cover Century 1987 United Kingdom Near Fine Near Fine This is a first of the Second Edition (of the 1976 Bobbs-Merrill Ed.) published with revisions. This novel was at 1977 World Fantasy Best Novel nominee. Signed by Ramsey Campbell on the title page. Chilling jacket art. The book is clean and tight showing only light bumping to the spine ends. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0712611568 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $30.00 Place Order
001495 Card, Orson Scott and Others Posing As People: Three Stories, Three Plays Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2005 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine By the award winning author of Enders Game among others. This edition limited to 750 copies, of which this is numbered 2. Signed by all contributors: Orson Scott Card, Emily Janice Card, Scott Brick and Aaron Johnston. This is a collection of 3 sci-fi stories and the adapted as plays. The stories are: Clap Hands and Sing, Lifeloop and A Sepulchre of Songs. The set includes the original stories, the complete scripts for the plays, and a 4 CD set (in fold-out case matching the book artwork). The adaptations are by: Scott Brick, Aaron Johnston and Emily Janice Card. The CD includes the original cast performances and also readings of the stories. Jacket art by Kyle Webster. The book is clean and tight with no visible shelfwear. The spine ends are sharp, and internallyl the book is clean and free of markings (aside from the signature page). The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. The CD case has softened a bit so it is not boxed like new, but it is not torn, chipped or marred in any. Both the book and CD set are protected in an acid-free bag. Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060158 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $40.00 Check Availability
001603 Childish, Billy Deaths Head Moth Limited Edition Paper Letterpress Broadside X-Ray Book Co. 2004 Pasadena Fine Edition limited to 126 copies. 26 are lettered, and 100 are numbered. This is number 46, and SIGNED by Billy Childish. A letterpress broadside to commemorate the Exhibition Handing the Loaded Revolver to the Enemy: Homage to Vincent Van Gogh, held in London 2004. Poem by painter, songwriter, and poet Billy Childish. Thicker stock paper, measuring 17inH x 6 3/4inw. Woodblock print by Billy Childish. Yet another superb production provided by the X-Ray Book Co. Most of the original rareties offered by X-Ray are limited to begin with, and will be found in no other form. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine copy preserved in 2 acid-free bags w/ backing boards. Box Z-34 $75.00 Place Order
002084 Cohn, Louis Henry A Bibliography of the Works of Ernest Hemingway Limited Edition Hard Cover Random House 1931 New York Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) Limited edition, #62/500. Fold-out frontis, fascimile letter in Hemingway's writing. A very clean & tight copy with only minimmal shelfwear. Previous store label at the lower left corner of the rear inner board. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Reference Shelf $130.00 Check Availability
001526 Copper, Basil The House of the Wolf First Edition Hard Cover Arkham House Publishers, Inc. 1983 Sauk City, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine Signed by Basil Copper on the title page. This saw a small print run of only 3578 copies. Jacket and internal art by Stephen E. Fabian. The book is clean and tight showing only a light bump to the lower spine end. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Stephen E. Fabian Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0870540955 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $40.00 Check Availability
001511 Crowley, John Antiquities: Seven Stories First Trade Edition Hard Cover Incunabula 1993 Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Fine Fine Nominated for the 1995 World Fantasy Best Collection. This trade edition was limited to only 1000 un-numbered and un-signed copies. However, this copy is SIGNED by John Crowley in his beautiful script on the title page. Seven previously un-collected stories spanning the John Crowley's career. Stories included: The Green Chile, Missolonghi 1824, Antiquities, The Reason for the Visit, Her Bounty to the Dead, Snow and Exogamy. Stunning jacket design by John D. Berry. The book is clean and tight showing no noticeable wear. The binding is firm and internally clean and free of markings. The gilt lettering to the spine is still bright and unflecked. The second state dust jacket (I believe) is crisp and free of wear, covered in a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0963363727 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $250.00 Place Order
001624 Crowther, Peter Gandalph Cohen and the Land At the End of the Working Day Signed Limited Edition Wraps Chap Book Subterranean Press 2000 Michigan Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is numbered 240. There were an additional 26 Lettered copies. Signed by Peter Crowther Introduction by Ian McDonald. Wraparound panel art by Raymond Woodward.. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. Protected in an acid-free bag with acid-free backing board. Images upon request Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1892284472 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $15.00 Place Order
001515 De Lint, Charles Triskell Tales: 22 Years of Chapbooks Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2000 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine Signed edition limited to 2000 copies, of which this is numbered 2. SIGNED by Charles de Lint on the illustrated limitation page. Jacket art, limitation page and inner illustration(s) by his wife, MaryAnn Harris, and 1 illustration by Charles de Lint for the story My Life As A Bird This is a collection of the chapbooks de Lint printed himself (very small print runs) to hand out to friends and family each year spanning the years 1974-1999. Many over these have not seen public distribution, and of those that have, many were not in the US. This book is over 450 pages with too many titles to list, but I will answer any specific content questions. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. MaryAnn Harris Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1892284782 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $125.00 Place Order
002157 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated April 6 1975 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1975 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated April 6, 1975. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 102 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Love Phil, with a penned drawing of a type of Darwinian fish. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975" [Underwood-Miller 1992, pp. 150-52]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this carry carry his signature (first name only), but it also shows editing after the fact in the form of corrections for punctuation and spacing. There is also an added handwritten short sentence. In this letter, Phil gives congratulations on Claudia nearly finishing her thesis, which is what began this correspondence initially. He then goes on to share that in all of his writing to her about his dreams and mystical experiences, he has figured it out to be a Rebirth experience. He spends a good chunk of page 2 defining his inner being, named Firebright. This was also supposed to be the 4th installment in Rickman's series but it never made it to publication. He talks about a visit with Isa his daughter, his love for Tessa, and his hope to buy back Scanner from Doubleday. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing so I assume a staple remover was used, and there is also no rusting. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, with minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There is no staining to the pages. However, there appears to be a hint of bleeding to the penned signature, as if maybe a drop of water hit it. There is no smearing or loss of text, just a little bit of a bluish background to the signature. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
002154 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated February 14 1975 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated February 14, 1975. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 78 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Love Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 62-64]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. This letter has his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name with the heart/arrow drawing). In this letter, Phil gets heavily into Plato, Aristotle, and the 'Universe as hologram'. God, soma, Cartesian dualism, he delves into it all. Pretty heavy stuff considering he wrote this before breakfast (noted in text) on Valentine's Day. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing so I assume a staple remover was used, and there is also no rusting. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, with minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There are 3 small stains in the margins or each page (right on page 1, left on page 2). They are faint, and there is no smearing to the typeface (in fact not touching the typeface). The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $850.00 Place Order
001635 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated January 30 1975 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1975 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated January 30, 1975. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 81 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Love Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 49-50]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name with the heart/arrow drawing), but it also shows his editing after the fact in the form of ADDED handwritten text NOT published in the Underwood/Miller book (see further in this description). In this letter, Phil tells Claudia he has finally worked out his Metaphysic, and thanks her for her assistance. He also said that he sent her Thesis Introduction to the publisher for Stanislaw Lem to read, hoping it would make it to him. He claimed he couldn't send it directly to Stanislaw Lem: 'as we are not speaking, since he stole my pencil-box during recess.' Except for 8 lines, the whole second page is a dream sequence he made up of Stanislaw Lem and 'these double-domed Marxist intellectuals' discussing the introduction and his comments. This whole sequence includes dialogue between Lem and his bosses and surroundings. Page 1 has one 3 word correction hand-written by Phil, with the arrow to show where it belongs. Page 2 has a hand-written inserted sentence, with an entire act to his Dream Sequence in the bottom margin area. Signed with his first name, Phil, with the heart and arrow drawing. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing so I assume a staple remover was used, and there is also no rusting. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There are 2 small stains to the upper right corner of both pages. They are faint, and there is no smearing to the typeface. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. **NOTE** I SCANNED THE IMAGE AND DIDN'T MESS WITH THE SETTINGS. THE STAINS ARE OVER-EXPOSED. THEY ARE NOT AS YELLOW OR BRIGHT AS THEY APPEAR. THE ARE FAINT AND BROWN-ISH. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,200.00 Place Order
002151 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated July 17 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated July 17, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 90 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 189-91]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed full name), but it also shows his editing after the fact. A crossed out letter, underlining for emphasis, and an added word. In this letter, Phil talks of 2 more re-curring dreams he's having. This follows his mystical experience of March 1974, and therefore he's paying special attention to what the dreams are telling him. In one dream, he sees himself as his departed friend Bishop James Pike, and after being led to a book he wrote, concludes that it's possible Bishop Pike is speaking to him from the grave. Phil has taken on some his traits. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. These pages are clean and free of yellowing or staining. The signature is clear, and the hand-drawn heart/cross is sharp. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
002152 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated July 22 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated July 22, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 85 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 200-01]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed name), but it also shows his editing after the fact, in the form of a few pen edits for spelling, exclusion and spacing. In this letter, Phil has an epiphany that the dreams he's been having since March were not of many singular sources, but the “World view and knowledge, the gnosis and secret wisdom of the Essenes”. He quotes Will Durant in defining the Essenes, and dives into religion, ancient history and Bishop Pike. He ends the letter with a cryptic song lyric which his Sibyl sang to him in his previous nights dream. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. These pages are clean and free of yellowing or staining. The signature is clear, and the hand-drawn heart/cross is sharp. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
001524 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated July 5 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated July 5, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 62 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 156-57]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed full name), but it also shows his editing after the fact. A crossed out letter, underlining for emphasis, and an added word. In this letter, Phil writes of a recurring dream he had about a specific but unknown (to him) book. He felt he was supposed to read it, and he had been attempting to determine the title based on clues in the dreams. After three months of these dreams, he finally found the book only to find that it was the dullest book in the world. In the P.S., he comments that: you should never take your dreams too seriously. Or else it shows that the unconscious or the universe or God or whatever can put you on. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There are a few minor stains, looking like either coffee or water staining. They are faint, and there is no smearing to the typeface. In truth, a majority of the stains (6 total) are in the clear area after the P.S. of the second page. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
002150 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated June 29 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated June 29, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 106 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 148-50]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed full name), but it also shows his editing after the fact. Various hand-edits for spelling, emphasis, placement etc. This includes a P.S.(3 short handwritten lines at the lower margin of the first page), P.P.S.(typed, upper right corner 1st page), and P.P.P.S. (typed full second page), with the 2 latter being INITIALED PKD. There are also 2 arrowed hearts penned by Phil. In this letter, Phil included an article by Stanislaus Lem (not present) regarding Flow My Tears. This is 1 of 2 letters I have regarding S Lem, and this has the most content. He also touches briefly on his sequel to High Castle, VALISYSTEM A. He also talks about Lem's interpretation of UBIK. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There are some minor stains, looking like either coffee or water. There are 8 stains total (4 corresponding on each page), with 4 of them in the text (no smearing or loss of text visibility). Two stains are at the lower right corner (first page) lower left (right page). On page 1, there is smearing to the heart/arrow drawing, but it's still visible just less bold. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
002156 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated March 4 1975 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1975 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated March 4, 1975. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 92 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Love Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 129-31]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this carry carry his signature, but it also shows editing after the fact in the form of corrections for punctuation and spacing. Additionally, this has a typed P.S. and handwritten PPS that were NOT included in the book. Why Underwood/Miller didn't at least include the typed PS, I have no idea. In this letter, Phil quotes 3 passages from SFS written by Jameson. He considers Jameson to be brilliant in his criticism of his work, with Jameson 'alluding that somehow language is a set in which salvation can overcome the evil of physical power'. Phil begins to draw parallels between the Greek Plays at the time of the theater in Athens, where they were chanted and sung, to the Prose of modern times. He really gets to the meat of it at the end, when he writes: 'General Semantics, is totally insane. Words are real – if coupled with something else. They are signals. Like when you see a red light along the road. It is real, but it refers to something, a context. But to say, That red light is an illusion, is to deny the reality of the context as well: and the power of that context to give or take life.' Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing so I assume a staple remover was used, and there is also no rusting. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, with minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There is a faint stain to the lower right corner/margin of page one with a corresponding stain to page 2. There is no smearing or loss of text or signature. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,200.00 Place Order
001634 Dick, Philip K. Typed Letter Signed By Philip K Dick To Claudia Bush Dated November 30 1974 (TLS) First Edition Paper Manuscript 1974 Very Good A typewritten, hand-signed letter from the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, addressed to "Dear Claudia ". Dated November 30, 1974. The letter is single-spaced spanning 2 pages. There are 86 typewritten lines plus the handwritten signature: Phil, with the arrow/heart penned also. The letter has been reprinted in "The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974" [Underwood-Miller 1991, pp. 294-96]. This is the actual typed page with the original signature, NOT THE CARBON COPY. Not only does this have his HANDWRITTEN signature (first name over typed name with the heart/arrow drawing), but it also shows his editing after the fact, in the form of added writing to both pages. Seven words to the first page, and significantly more to the second. Additionally the back of page 2 has more mundane notes in pen. I believe he was writing down directions, but it's possibly written by Claudia also. In this letter, Phil continues from a previous letter. He's still trying to understand his prophetic dreams which began in March of that year. He cites John Calvin and Lewis Mumford in describing his experiences. The language in this letter gets quite vulgar at a couple of points. His humor is apparent in the closing prior to the P.S. He writes: Well I got to go because a lot of publicans and sinners, tax collectors and other riffraff abound, and I must deal with them. Considering the age, these pages are in very nice condition. The upper left corner shows holes where the staple was removed. There is no tearing or rusting at the point of removal. The pages themselves are well preserved. There is no tearing to the edges, and minor and faint creasing from where the letter was folded and put in to the envelope. The folds are not soft, therefore the paper is not tearing or fraying. There is a faint stain to the upper right corner of the first page and corresponding let corner of the second. The stain is faint, but page 2 there is minor spreading of the ink from his penned writing in the margin. There is no obliteration to the words, and it's only affecting a few letters. The pages are now preserved in an acid-free back with an acid-free backing board between them, making each page readable without having to remove and handle them. For more information on the recipient of these letters, and their importance, please feel free to contact me. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Incoming Shelf $1,000.00 Place Order
001211 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Clans of the Alphane Moon First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Expanded from the short-story Shell Game which appeared in the pulp Galaxy in 1954. To my knowledge, this is the only hardcover edition of this title. A new introduction by Robert Silverberg. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1964 ACE Books PBO. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the board corners. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839825986 Home $265.00 Place Order
001085 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Confessions of a Crap Artist Limited Edition Hard Cover Entwhistle Books 1975 New York Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) An early mainstream novel originally written in 1959. It didn't see publication until 1975, as 2 limited Editions by Entwhistle. First Hardcover publication, limited to 500 copies. 90 signed by Philip K. Dick. This is one of 410 un-numbered and un-signed copies. The trade paper was also limited to 500 copies. Jack Isidore of Seville California, A Chronicle of Verified Scientific Fact 1945-1959. A horribly accurate portrait of life in California during the 1950's. Made in to a French film titled Barjo. This is a solid vg++ copy with moderate softening to the spine ends (no tears), and bumping to the board corners. A small mark to the top page-edge. Internally, clean and free of markings. No dust jacket as issued. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671442139 Home $200.00 Place Order
001137 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Confessions of a Crap Artist Limited Edition Hard Cover Entwhistle Books 1975 New York Very Good++ No Jacket (as issued) Jack Isidore of Seville California, A Chronicle of Verified Scientific Fact 1945-1959. A horribly accurate portrait of life in California during the 1950's. Introduction by Paul Williams. An early mainstream novel originally written in 1959, it didn't see publication until 1975 as 2 limited Editions by Entwhistle. First Hardcover publication, limited to 500 copies. 90 signed by Philip K. Dick. This is one of 410 un-numbered and un-signed (by PKD) copies. The trade paper was also limited to 500 copies. Made in to a French film titled Barjo. This edition is signed by Paul Williams at the top of the introduction. Paul had a hand in publishing this book. This edition was not issued with any autographs, therefore fairly scarce. I would grade this NF-F but for the bumping to the bottom spine end and bottom corners. No fraying, tearing, or fading to the boards. The gilt lettering to the front board and spine is still bright. Internally, clean and free of markings. No dust jacket as issued. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0671442139 Box Z-28, PKD $400.00 Place Order
001210 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Counter Clock World First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Manuscript title: The Dead Grow Young. Expanded from the novelette Your Appointment Will Be Yesterday which first appeared in the pulp Amazing 1966. To my knowledge, this is the first US hardcover edition of this title. A new introduction by David G. Hartwell. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1967 Berkley Books edition. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the edges and board corners. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824858 Home $150.00 Place Order
001084 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Eye In the Sky First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Manuscript title: With Opened Mind. To my knowledge, this is the first and only hardcover edition of this title. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. A new introduction by Sandra Miesel. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1957 ACE Books PBO. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. This came from the collection of a former employee of The Gregg Press. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the spine ends and board corners. Faint and barely noticeable dust soiling to the page edge. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824815 Box Z-33, PKD $125.00 Place Order
002030 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Naziism and the High Castle First Edition Wraps Philip K Dick Society 1987 California Near Fine No Jacket Stapled wraps. Number 14 of the PKD Newsletter. Double-size issue with Schizophrenia and the Book Of Changes. Two short essays written for Niekas in 1964-65. Unread new copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Science Fiction $45.00 Place Order
002031 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Outline For Our Friends From Frolix 8 First Edition Wraps Philip K Dick Society 1989 California Near Fine No Jacket Stapled wraps. Number 19. Unread new copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Science Fiction $45.00 Place Order
001272 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Collected Stories of Philip K Dick 5 Volume Limited Edition Limited Edition Hard Cover Underwood-Miller 1987 California As New No Jacket (as issued) Numbered 215 of 400. 5 volume set. Of 500 numbered sets, 100 were bound in imitation leather with marbled endpapers and inserted limitation leaf with mounted Dick signature cut from cancelled check and numbered 1-100. The remaining 400 were bound in cloth, with each being a different shade of a woodsy brown, and numbered 101-500. The final 400 did not include any signatures. V1: Beyond Lies the Wub, V2: Second Variety, V3: The Father-Thing, V4: The Days of Perky Pat, V5: The Little Black Box. Collects all of Dick's published short fiction, with the exception of short novels later published as or included in novels, plus six previously unpublished stories. Includes preface by Dick, foreword by Steven Owen Godersky and introductions by Roger Zelazny, Norman Spinrad, John Bruner, James Tiptree, Jr. and Thomas M. Disch, as well as notes on the stories which often incorporate commentary by Dick. No dust jacket as issued, in slipcase. The books themselves are AS NEW and each is protected in an acid-free bag. The slipcase is made of hard boards covered in brown cloth. There are 2 flaws which give it a grade of VERY GOOD. The first flaw is very minor. On the right edge of the rear board, there is a tiny ding. There is no rubbing to the cloth, nor any fraying. The second flaw is a bit more noteworthy. When looking at the book spines in the case, there is a split to the upper left edge of the case. It starts at the opening, and spans approximately 4 1/4 inches. It is largely a clean split to the cloth, revealing the split board underneath. However, at the corner of the opening, there is some fraying to the cloth, and exposure of the corner of the board. This set does NOT include The Acts of Paul insert. Noted flaws aside, this is still a very nice set to own, and the price reflects the detriments. I have another set in Fine condition and also complete. For a complete list of the short-stories included, email me for a link to my list, or visit my site and follow the link under site stops 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0887330525 First Edition Case $485.00 Place Order
001273 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Collected Stories of Philip K Dick 5 Volume Limited Edition Limited Edition Hard Cover Underwood-Miller 1987 California As New No Jacket (as issued) Numbered 259 of 400. 5 volume set. Of 500 numbered sets, 100 were bound in imitation leather with marbled endpapers and inserted limitation leaf with mounted Dick signature cut from cancelled check and numbered 1-100. The remaining 400 were bound in cloth, with each being a different shade of a woodsy brown, and numbered 101-500. The final 400 did not include any signatures. V1: Beyond Lies the Wub, V2: Second Variety, V3: The Father-Thing, V4: The Days of Perky Pat, V5: The Little Black Box. Laid in is a single sheet leaflet, folded to make 4 pages, Brief Synopsis for Alternate World Novel: The Acts of Paul, an unpublished novel. Collects all of Dick's published short fiction, with the exception of short novels later published as or included in novels, plus six previously unpublished stories. Includes preface by Dick, foreword by Steven Owen Godersky and introductions by Roger Zelazny, Norman Spinrad, John Bruner, James Tiptree, Jr. and Thomas M. Disch, as well as notes on the stories which often incorporate commentary by Dick. No dust jacket as issued, in slipcase. The books themselves are AS NEW and each is protected in an acid-free bag. The slipcase is made of hard boards covered in brown, and in fine condition. This set includes The Acts of Paul insert. I also have another set in a flawed case lacking the insert for a great price. For a complete list of the short-stories included, email me for a link to my list, or visit my site and follow the link under site stops 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0887330525 First Edition Case $850.00 Place Order
000274 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Man in the High Castle First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. A new introduction by Joseph Milicia. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the Hugo Award winning 1962 first edition. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. This came from the collection of a former employee of The Gregg Press. The book shows only light shelfwear. No staining or soiling, and internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824769 Science Fiction Case $300.00 Place Order
001139 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike First Edition Hard Cover Mark V. Ziesing 1984 Connecticut Very Fine Very Fine This early mainstream novel was originally written in 1960. It falls just before The Man In the Hight Castle in the PKD writing timeline. This edition was limited to 800 unnumbered copies, followed only by 2 fairly scarce paperback editions. Dark jacket illustration by Dell Harris, and included bookplate (not affixed) illustrated by Rick DeMarco. The book is clean and tight with only light bumping to the spine ends. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. The book is protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 096129700x Box Z-28, PKD $160.00 Place Order
002120 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Selected Letters of Philip K Dick 1938-1971 Limited/Numbered/Signed Hard Cover Underwood-Miller 1996 California As New As New Volume 1 in a series of 5. Introduction by James Blaylock. Signed Edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is numbered 118. In dark blue slipcase. Additionally signed by James Blaylock. Stunning wraparound jacket art by Ilene Meyer. Included are letters to: Anthony Boucher, James Blish, Frederick Pohl, Terry Carr, Anne Dick, James Pike, Scott Meredith, Roger Zelazny, Donald Wolheim, Harlan Ellison, and many others. As new in like dust jacket and slipcase. The dj is covered with a brodart. Signed By Contributor 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1887424202 Box Z-28, PKD $125.00 Place Order
001083 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) The Zap Gun First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Expanded from Project Plowshare, Worlds of Tomorrow Nov 1965, Levack. This is the first HARDCOVER printing of this title. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. A new introduction by Charles Platt. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reprint of the first edition PBO published by Pyramid Publications in 1967. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only light shelfwear in the form of minor rubbing/fading to the green of the spine ends and board corners. No staining or soiling, and internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824947 Box Z-33, PKD $150.00 Place Order
001212 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Time Out of Joint First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) This is the unabridged version which was expanded from 3 issues of the pulp New Worlds in 1959 [Levack]. Manuscript title: Biography In Time. Pringle, Science Fiction: Number 28 of The 100 Best Novels. This is not the first hardcover edition of this title, however it is even more scarce than the 1st Edition published by Lippincott. A new introduction by Louis Stathis. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1959 Lippincott hardcover edition. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the board corners & tips. The binding is boxed and tight. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. A stunning copy of an ultra-rare edition. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824807 Home $650.00 Place Order
001214 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Ubik First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Manuscript title: Death Of An Anti-Watcher, Levack. Expanded from the novella What the Dead Men Say which first appeared in the pulp Worlds of Tomorrow in 1964. A new introduction by Michael Bishop. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1969 Doubleday hardcover 1st edition. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the upper spine end (not bumped). The binding is boxed and tight. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. A stunning copy of an ultra-rare edition. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0839824785 Home $200.00 Place Order
001718 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Valis First UK Edition Hard Cover Kerosina Publications, Ltd. 1987 United Kingdom Very Fine Very Fine Book 1 in the VALIS Trilogy. Afterword by Kim Stanley Robinson. Working titles: To Scare the Dead and Zebra. This edition was limited to 1500 copies. This is NOT part of the signed limited with the Cosmogony. However, this copy is briefly inscribed by Kim Stanley Robinson on the title page. This is by far Phil Dick's most proufound piece. He touches on the conflict in his life with this book, and it should be seen as both an autobiographical & speculative history. Both the book and dust jacket are in new condition. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Inscribed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0948893168 Box Z-34, PKD $125.00 Place Order
001053 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Valis and Cosmogony & Cosmology Limited/Numbered/Signed Hard Cover Kerosina Publications, Ltd. 1987 United Kingdom Very Fine Very Fine Book 1 in the VALIS Trilogy. Working titles: To Scare the Dead and Zebra. Edition limited to 250 copies slipcased with Cosmogony and Cosmology, of which this is numbered 236. Signed by Kim Stanley Robinson on the limitation page, who also did the afterword. Frontis illustration and Gilt cover decoration by Keith Roberts. The volume Cosmogony & Cosmology was limited to 825 total copies, with an introduction by Paul Williams. 500 were paperbound, and only 325 were hardbound and included with the special hardcover editions. Additionally, Paul Williams has SIGNED the Cosmogony volume. The limited edition was not originally issued with his autograph. No dust jacket as issued for Cosmogony & Cosmology. Both volumes are in very fine unread condition, and the dj for Valis is crisp and new. The slipcase is sharp and shows no wear. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 094889315x Science Fiction Case $250.00 Place Order
001209 Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick ) Vulcan's Hammer First Thus Hard Cover Gregg Press 1979 Boston Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Expanded from the novella of the same name which appeared in the pulp Future #29 1956. To my knowledge, this is the only hardcover edition of this title. A new introduction by Fax Goodlife. Frontispiece illustration by Hannah Shapero. This is a full photographic reproduction of the 1960 ACE Books PBO. The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series, David G. Hartwell & L. W. Currey Editors. The PKD Gregg Press Editions were largely distributed to libraries, and their print runs were typically around 500. This is a stunning copy that is NOT an ex-library edition. The book shows only faint shelfwear in the form of light rubbing to the board corners. Internally clean and free of markings. Gilt autograph on front board, and gilt titling on the spine, with a bold red background to offset the text, all of which was consistent on all the Philip K Dick Gregg Press editions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 083982484x Home $125.00 Place Order
001019 Dickens, Charles David Copperfield First Edition Full-Leather Limited Edition Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Gold silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Frontis & internal black & white illustrations by Phiz. Originally published in 1849/50. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Phiz (Hablot Knight Brown) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Franklin Library Bin $30.00 Check Availability
001513 Dozois, Gardner Slow Dancing Through Time Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Ursus Press / Mark V. Ziesing 1990 Fine Fine Gardner Dozois has won the Hugo Award 13 times and the Nebula twice. Edition limited to 374 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies, of which this is numbered 216. Some stories in collaboration with and signed (on limitation page) by: Gardner Dozois, Michael Swanwick, Jack C. Haldeman II, Pat Cadigan, Tim Kirk (endpaper illustrator), Jack Dann, Susan Casper, Michael Bishop, Vern Dufford (jacket illustrator) and Don Ivan Punchatz (frontispiece illustrator). Includes the stories: Touring, The Gods of Mars, Slow Dancing With Jesus, It Doesn’t Get Any Better, Executive Clemency, Afternoon at Schrafft’s, A Change in the Weather, Time Bride, Guilford Gafia Revisited, Snow Job, Send No Money, Playing the Game, New Kid on the Block, The Stray, The Clowns, Golden Apples of the Sun [expanded from Virgin Territory], Running Wild and Down Among the Dead Men. A number of the stories have been nominated for either/both Hugo and Nebula Awards. Cosmic Elvis frontispiece by Don Ivan Punchatz. The book is clean and tight with the only flaw of note being a light bump to the top spine end. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Signed By Contributors 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0942681045 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $45.00 Place Order
001061 Faulkner, William The Sound and the Fury First Edition Full-Leather Limited Edition Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Faulkner was born in 1897. He published his for collection of poems in 1924, and The Sound and the Fury was his first novel published 1929. Black & white illustrations by Allan Mardon. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full blue leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Lime-green silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Allan Mardon 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Franklin Library Bin $35.00 Check Availability
001622 Finlay, Charles Coleman Wild Things + Her Life Sentence Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2005 Michigan Fine Fine Edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is numbered 184. Signed by Charles Coleman Finlay. Includes the chapbook Her Life Sentence which is currently unpublished and exclusively included with this edition. This is his first collection of short-stories, including his first story Footnotes and the tale The Political Officer, which was nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Awards. A number of the other stories have been nominated as well. Afterword by the aurhor. Great jacket art by Cory & Catska Ench. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060301 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $30.00 Place Order
001016 Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Great Gatsby First Edition Full-Leather Limited Edition Franklin Library 1974 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full cream colored leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Light brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Charming black & white illustrations heading each chapter. This is Fitzgerald's 3rd novel, published 1925, and is considered to be his masterpiece. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Franklin Library Bin $75.00 Check Availability
903197 Foster, Hugh W. ( Robert Ruark ) Someone of Value Limited Edition Signed Hard Cover Trophy Room Books 1992 California Near Fine Near Fine Limited edition #971/1000, signed by Hugh W. Foster. A scarce biography on the newspaper columnist Robert Ruark. This bio was written around transcripts of an interview of Robert Ruark by Bill Roberts from 1964. Nice quality black & white photographs. Includes a foreword, notes, select bibliography, and sources. The book is clean and tight with no visible shelfwear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1882458001 Box Z-23, Outdoors $250.00 Place Order
001218 Gifford, Barry The Strangest One of All Signed Limited Edition Card Covers Chap Book Synaesthesia Press 1988 San Francisco Fine Woodcuts by Billy Childish. Edition limited to a total of 176 copies, of which this is numbered 40. The first 50 were signed by Barry Gifford (this copy), 26 were lettered and signed by Gifford and Childish with 2 extra woodcuts, and the remaining 100 were unsigned with no extras. Synaesthesia Press Chapbook Series #8. Originally appeared in: Speak Magazine Fall 1997. A superb piece. Burnt-orange letterpress card covers, die-cut to show first Billy Childish woodcut on first page. A total of 6 pages, with the main content being a 2 page front & back account of a meeting Gifford and his son had with William S Burroughs. This chapbook is hand-sewn using no staples. It should be noted that this book was designed by Johnny Brewton, who is known for his works of conceptual art and also for having founded X-Ray Book Company which has produced highly sought after zines and photo-projects releasing to the public many previously un-known rarities by Hunter Thompson, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, Billy Childish, and others. This copy is new protected in an acid-free bag with acid-free backing for support. Billy Childish Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-34 $40.00 Place Order
903183 Gilchrist, Duncan All About Bears Limited Edition Hard Cover Outdoor Expeditions and Books 1989 Montana Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Signed limited edition, #78/225. Numerous black & white photographs. The book is unread, clean and tight with barely visible shelfwear. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0962279617 Box Z-07, Outdoors $150.00 Place Order
002082 Hall, Trevor Old Conjuring Books Limited Edition Hard Cover Gerald Duckworth & Company, Ltd. 1972 London Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) A bibliographical and historical study with a supplementary checklist. Limited edition #545/1000. This copy is NOT signed. Contains some photographs. This is a clean and tight copy, with only light shelfwear. Covered in mylar. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 715606786 Reference Shelf $100.00 Place Order
000613 Hartmann, Richard P. (ed) Von Jahve Gedichte Von Ernst Fuchs First Limited Edition Hard Cover Richard P. Hartmann, Publishers 1982 Munchen Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Deluxe Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is 12 (although the publishers box has 474 coded on it). 8 full-page color lithos initialed in pencil by Ernst Fuchs, and 2 black & whites at the end unsigned. Signature on the limitation page appears to be a stamp. Blue silk over cloth boards with gilt designing and lettering in publisher's slipcase. Ernst Fuchs was born 1930 and has been all over the field of the Arts. This is a collection of his poetry, published during the time he recorded his own song titled Von Jahve which was recorded between 1981-82. This is a stunning copy showing only a hint of shelfwear. The binding is firm, and the gilt lettering is still bright. The publishers slipcase is also very solid with only a hint of rubbing. Ernst Fuchs 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 3923450028 Box Z-16, Performing Arts, Storage $400.00 Place Order
001018 Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell To Arms First Edition Full-Leather Limited Edition Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full burgundy leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Red silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Originally published in 1929. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. Some black & white illustrations by Herbert Tauss. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Herbet Tauss 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Franklin Library Bin $75.00 Place Order
001612 Irvine, Alexander C. The Life of Riley + Two Tales Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2005 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine Edition limited to 200 copies, of which this is numbered 193. Signed by Alexander C. Irvine, and includes an additional chapbook titled Two Tales which was published exclusively for this edition. Great jacket art by Patrick Arrasmith. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060131 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $30.00 Place Order
001501 Joyce, Graham Leningrad Nights Signed Lettered Edition Hard Cover PS Publishing 1999 United Kingdom Fine Fine Lettered edition limited to 52 copies signed by all contributors, of which this is lettered DB 8/52. Total limitation is 552, with the final 500 being numbered signed softcovers. Introduction by Peter Straub. Signed by BOTH Graham Joyce and Peter Straub. Graham Joyce is a 4 time winner of the British Fantasy Society Award, winner of the World Fantasy Award, and this novel was nominated for 1999 Best Short Story British Fantasy Society Award. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips, rips & tears, showing only a tiny rup to the upper right tip at the front flap fold. The dj is covered wit ha brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images available upon request. Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 190288003x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $300.00 Check Availability
001244 Joyce, Graham Partial Eclipse and Other Stories Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2003 Michigan Very Fine Very Fine Edition limited to a total of 1276 copies. 1250 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This edition signed by Graham Joyce. Introduction by Bill Sheehan. A collection of short-stories by this award winning writer out of the UK. Collects the stories: Partial Eclipse, Black Dust, The Apprentice, Candia, The Careperson, Gap Sickness, Xenos Beach, Pinkland, Leningrad Nights (nominated for the 1999 British Fantasy Society Best Short-Story Award), and Under the Pylon. This volume is a Publisher Presentation copy. It is a PC from the lettered edition complete with the custom tray case. However, on the limitation there is no letter designation. The line for limitation is left blank. The traycase is textured black leather with gold lettering to the spine. The edges that make the depth of the box are the same textured leather. Inside, black felt on the inner door and to the base where the book sets. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. The traycase is flawless. The entire production is protected in an acid-free bag. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 193108162x Home $175.00 Place Order
001517 Joyce, Graham Partial Eclipse and Other Stories Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2003 Michigan Very Fine Very Fine Edition limited to a total of 1276 copies. 1250 were numbered and 26 were lettered. This edition signed by Graham Joyce. A collection of short-stories by this award winning writer out of the UK. Collects the stories: Partial Eclipse, Black Dust, The Apprentice, Candia, The Careperson, Gap Sickness, Xenos Beach, Pinkland, Leningrad Nights (nominated for the 1999 British Fantasy Society Best Short-Story Award), and Under the Pylon. This is a publisher presentation from the Library of Bill Sheehan, who wrote the introduction. While this edition didn't call for it, Bill Sheehan has SIGNED the introduction. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 193108162x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $35.00 Place Order
001593 Knight, Damon Author's Choice Monthly Issue 21 Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Axolotl Press / Pulphouse Publishing 1991 Oregon Near Fine Near Fine Edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is numbered 279. Total edition limited to 350 copies: 50 numbered and signed in leather, and 300 numbered and signed in cloth. Signed by Damon Knight. A collection of six stories written between 1953 and 1967. Stories included: Gods Nose, Catch That Martian, Four In One, You're Another, The Country of the Kind and Shall the Dust Praise Thee?. Introduction by Damon Knight. Jacket art by George Barr. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The binding is firm and internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-25, Science Fiction $20.00 Place Order
001623 Lansdale, Joe R. Duck-Footed Signed Limited Edition Wraps Chap Book Subterranean Press 2003 Michigan Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 750 copies, of which this is numbered 369. An additional 100 copies signed and bound in cloth. An early short-novel, with two-toned illustrations throughout by Doug Potter. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. Protected in an acid-free bag with acid-free backing board. Images upon request Doug Potter Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $20.00 Place Order
001514 Lansdale, Joe R. The Bottoms Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2000 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine This novel won the 2001 Edgar Award for Best Novel. Signed edition slipcased and limited to 400 copies, of which this is numbere 2. SIGNED by Joe R. Lansdale on the limitation page. Lansdale has won the British Fantasy Award, American Horror Award, Edgar Award and 6 Bram Stoker Awards. This edition differs slightly from the trade edition, and according to the author this version will only be printed in the limited edition once. Based on an early novelette titled Mad Dog Summer. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. The slipcase is flawless. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Alan M. Clark Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 189228460x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $100.00 Place Order
001617 Lansdale, Joe R. The Drive In: The Bus Tour First Trade Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2005 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine This trade edition was limited to 1000 un-numbered signed copies, 350 signed & numbered, and 26 lettered. This is of the 1000 un-numbered set. Signed by Joe R Lansdale on special illustrated signature page. Book 3 in The Drive-In Series. Great jacket art by Wraparound jacket art and illustrated signature page by John Lucas. The book is new showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of chips rips & tears, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall $36.00 Check Availability
001512 Le Guin, Ursula K. Gwilans Harp Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Chapbook Lord John Press 1981 Northridge Fine No Jacket (as issued) Ursula K Le Guin won the 1995 World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award. Deluxe signed edition limited to 50 copies, of which this is numbered 25. There was also a wraps editon limited to 300 signed copies. SIGNED by Ursula K Le Guin on the limitation page. Those familiar with The Lord John Press know that these productions are stunning. Textured grey cloth (multi-shades) with leather labeling to the spine and front board. Page fore-edge is rough cut. Ursula K Le Guin won the 1995 World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award. This is copy appears new in a tight binding. The leather is still fresh and gilt lettering bright and unflecked. No dust jacket as issued. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0935716114 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $145.00 Check Availability
001204 Levack, Daniel J. H. PKD A Philip K. Dick Bibliography Limited Edition Hard Cover Limited Edition Underwood-Miller 1981 Pennsylvania Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Annotations by Steven Owen Godersky. Introduction by Daniel Levack, and notes by Steven Godersky. Afterword by Philip K Dick. This bibliography has seen 3 different Editions for a total of 1100 copies. Of the 300 hardcover copies, 200 were signed Dick, Levack & Godersky. The 100 remaining hardcovers were neither signed nor numbered. This is 1 of 100 un-numbered and un-signed copies. And 800 un-numbered softcover copies. Thru 1981, this bibliography covers: Novels, stories, unpublished manuscripts, other media, pseudonyms, collaborations, connected stories & continuing characters, non-fiction index, verse index, chronological order of publications, magazine checklist, and works about Philip K Dick. Contains photographs of many covers and variation art. A stunning unread copy, with the silver lettering to the spine & front board still bright. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 093443834x Home $150.00 Place Order
001500 Lovegrove, James How the Other Half Lives Signed Lettered Edition Hard Cover PS Publishing 1999 United Kingdom Fine Fine Edition limited to 52 Lettered copies signed by all contributors, of which this is DB8/52. Total limitation by this publisher was 52 lettered hardbound and 500 softbound signed by the author. Introduction by Colin Greenland. Signed by both James Lovegrove and Colin Greenland. To my knowledge, PS Publishing is the only publisher for this title. Great jacket art. Both the book and dust jacket are crisp, unread, and free of wear. The dj is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1902880013 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $250.00 Place Order
000559 Lumley, Brian Iced on Aran and Other Dream Quests First Limited Edition Hard Cover W. Paul Ganley, Publisher 1992 New York Near Fine Near Fine Deluxe Edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is number 7. Publisher bookplate affixed to the front & rear inner boards, and Lumley signed the front & Fabian signed the rear. Dreamlands Series #4. Great black & white illustrations. The book is clean and tight with only a hint of shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is flawless, covered with a brodart. The slipcase is new showing no wear. Stephen E. Fabian Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0932445489 Box Z-14, Science Fiction $35.00 Check Availability
000558 Lumley, Brian The Transition of Titus Crow First Limited Edition Hard Cover W. Paul Ganley, Publisher 1992 New York Near Fine Near Fine Deluxe Edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is number 7. Publisher bookplate affixed to the front & rear inner boards, and Lumley signed the front & Holman signed the rear. Second novel in the Cthulhu Mythos series. Great black & white illustrations. The book is clean and tight with only a hint of shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is flawless, covered with a brodart. The slipcase is new showing no wear. Judith Holman Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0932445462 Box Z-14, Science Fiction $30.00 Place Order
001545 Matheson, Richard B. Camp Pleasant Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Cemetery Dance Publications / G & G Books 2001 Maryland Fine Fine Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is numbered 153. SIGNED by Richard Matheson on the limitation page. Stunning full panel color wraparound jacket art (excluding jacket flaps) by Harry O. Morris. No writing whatsoever to the front & rear panels, exposing the full artwork as it wraps around, including the spine. Titling etc to the spine. The book is clean and tight showing no visible wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. A stunning copy. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1587670372 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $35.00 Check Availability
001144 McKee, Gabriel (Philip K. Dick) Pink Beams of Light From the God in the Gutter: The Science-Fictional Religion of Philip K. Dick Limited Edition Stiff Wraps University Press of America, Incorporated 2004 Lanham, MD, U.S.A. Fine Edition limited to 100 copies, of which this is numbered 81. Signed and dated by Gabriel McKee on day of publication. 84 pages, including: Biographical notes on Philip K. Dick, Works Cited and index. Chapter titles: 1- Anamnesis, 1 Corinthians, and Rocket Ships: Philip K Dick as Religious Philosopher; 2- A Scanner Darkly: Dick As A Christian Theologian; 3- Infinity, Play Again: The Nature and Importance of Dick's Religious Speculations. A new unread copy protected in an acid-free bag. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0761826734 Home $50.00 Place Order
000972 Moran, Daniel Keys Terminal Freedom Limited Edition Hard Cover Queen of Angels 1997 California Very Fine Very Fine This is an EXTRA from the Edition limited to 500 copies. This is the exact edition, except that the limitation page is not numbered. SIGNED by both Daniel & Jodi Moran on the limitation page. Introduction by Eluki bes Shahar. This also comes with an excerpt for an upcoming title! Daniel Keys Moran has 5 published novels, 1 screenplay, and a few short stories. Still, he is active in the World Stage and has developed quite a cult following. His books are highly sought after. This is a mint copy in dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. NOTE: The picture shown may be stock ABE pic of tp edition. If not visible, I will provide pics of book and signature upon request. Signed 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1576466434 Box Z-23, Science Fiction $100.00 Place Order
000453 Moran, Daniel Keys The Armageddon Blues First Limited Edition Hard Cover Quiet Vision Publishing 2001 Sandy, UT, U.S.A. Very Fine Very Fine This is the first hardcover publication, following the PBO by 13 years. This edition is limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 108. Author's first published novel, aside from The Ring which was a screenplay adaptation. Daniel Keys Moran has 5 published novels, 1 screenplay, and a few short stories. Still, he has developed quite a cult following, and his books are hightly sought after. This is the first installment in the Tales of the Continuing Time saga, of which there are 4 thus far. There are rumors of numerous Continuing Time novels to be published, but they have been held up due to long-time publisher disputes. Great apocalyptic jacket art designed by DKM himself. This is a mint unread copy in dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 157646637x Box Z-23, Science Fiction $100.00 Place Order
000452 Moran, Daniel Keys The Last Dancer First Limited Edition Hard Cover Quiet Vision Publishing 2002 Sandy, UT, U.S.A. Near Fine Near Fine This is the first hardcover release of this title, following the PBO by nearly 10 years. This edition limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 211. Spectacular jacket designed by Daniel Moran himself. Daniel Keys Moran has 5 published novels, 1 screenplay, and a few short stories. Still, he has developed quite a cult following, and his books are hightly sought after. To date, this is the most recent installment in the Continuing Time, being book 4. There are rumors of 2 new Trent novels in the works, having been held up due to long-time publisher dispute. This picks up after The Long Run which was the sequel to The Emerald Eyes, introducing the Castanaveras Telepaths and Trent the Uncatchable. Stellar reading! The book is flawless but for one minor ding to the top edge of the front board. The dust jacket has one short tear to the top edge of the front panel, but otherwise crisp and stunning covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1576465799 Box Z-23, Science Fiction $275.00 Place Order
001453 Moran, Daniel Keys The Long Run First Limited Edition Hard Cover Quiet Vision Publishing 2001 Sandy, UT, U.S.A. Very Fine Very Fine This is the first hardcover of this title, following the PBO by near 12 years. This edition limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 475. Quite of few copies were damaged during delivery so it is not known how many survived, making this nearly the scarcest of the 4 DKM Limited Editions. Daniel Keys Moran has 5 published novels, 1 screenplay, and a few short stories. Yet, he is active and has developed quite a cult following. His books are hightly sought after. Author's 3rd novel. This is the third installment in the Continuing Time, sequel to The Emerald Eyes. Here you get your first real experience with Trent the Uncatchable, and it's quite a ride. There are rumors of 2 new Trent novels in the works, having been held up due to long-time publisher dispute. Stellar reading! Stunning jacket art designed by DKM himself. This is a mint copy in dust jacket. The dust jacket is covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1576465780 Box Z-23, Science Fiction $175.00 Place Order
001226 Powers, Tim Declare Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2000 Michigan Fine Very Fine Edition signed by Tim Powers and limited to a total of 500 copies, of which this is numbered 2. 474 copies were numbered, and 26 were lettered. Dust jacket, front & rear endpapers/panels, limitation page, and frontispiece illustrated by J. K. Potter. This novel was nominated for the 2002 Nebula Best Novel, and won the World Fantasy Best Novel for 2001. This is a tight unread copy in a firm binding. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. J. K. Potter Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1892284790 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $200.00 Place Order
001245 Powers, Tim The Stress of Her Regard Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Charnel House 1989 New York Very Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to a total of 500 copies, of which this is numbered 44. Nominated for the 1990 World Fantasy Best Novel Award. Illustrated by Tim Powers (inner front/rear pastedown & endpapers). Introduction by Dean R. Koontz. Afterword by James P. Blaylock. This edition signed by: Tim Powers, Dean R. Koontz, and James P. Playlock. Bound in denim (yes, denim), hand-streaked in blues giving the boards a clear blue sky appearance. The slipcase is denim also. Both the book and slipcase are STURDY heavily produced items. When holding either or both together, it feels as if you are holding something solid & strong. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The slipcase is flawless. The entire production is protected in an acid-free bag. Tim Powers Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0927389010 Home $225.00 Place Order
000557 Salmonson, Jessica Amanda John Collier and Fredric Brown Went Quarrelling Through My Head First Limited Edition Hard Cover W. Paul Ganley, Publisher 1989 New York Near Fine Near Fine Deluxe Edition limited to 100 copies, of which this is number 26. Publisher bookplate affixed to the front & rear inner boards, and Salmonson signed the front & Patrick signed teh rear. A collection of short stories spanning her career, with a few appearing here for the first time. Great black & white illustrations. The book is clean and tight with only a hint of shelfwear. Internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is flawless, covered with a brodart. The slipcase is new showing no wear. Tony Patrick Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0932445373 Box Z-14, Science Fiction $50.00 Place Order
001648 Scalzi, John Questions For A Soldier Limited Edition Card Covers Chap Book Subterranean Press 2005 Michigan Very Fine Edition limited to 574 copies, of which this is numbered 18. Cover and internal illustrations by Bob Eggleton. Signed by John Scalzi on the limitation page. An unread copy preserved in an acid-free bag with backing board. Included is the illustrated envelope it was mailed with. Bob Eggleton Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1596060484 Box Z-26 $20.00 Place Order
001516 Schafer, William & Sheehan, Bill (eds) Embrace the Mutation: Fiction Inspired by the Art of J. K. Potter Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Subterranean Press 2002 Burton, Michigan, U.S.A. Fine Fine Deluxe Signed Lettered edition limited to 26 copies, bound in cloth and 1/4 leather. This is a publisher presentation copy from the Library of Bill Sheehan, who is one of the editors. These are stories inspired by the photos/art which Potter had, until publication of this edition, kept in his private collection. Each story begins with a haunting photograph, and flows from there. SIGNED by J. K. Potter, who also wrote the introduction. SIGNED by all contributors, including the editors Bill Sheehan and William Schafer. Contributors include: Michael Bishop, Poppy Z. Brite, Elizabeth Hand, James Morrow, Kim Newman, Norman Partridge, Ramsey Campbell, Lucius Shepard, Dennis Etchison, Peter Crowther, Graham Joyce and Michael Marshall Smith. With 2 dozen total reproductions, this is a must have for the Potter fan. This edition ALSO includes an original drawing by J. K. Potter on the title page and it is initialed in signature. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. J. K. Potter Signed By Contributors 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 193108145x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $125.00 Place Order
001222 Shea, Michael Nifft the Lean Signed Limited Edition Full-Leather Darkside Press 1994 United States Fine No Jacket (as issued) Won the 1983 World Fantasy Award (WFA). Author's 2nd novel. Edition limited to 440, of which this is numbered 110. Only 400 were sold, and it's assumed that the remaining 40 made up the elusive Deluxe Edition. Prologue by Tim Powers, frontispiece + 4 stunning illustrations by Alan M. Clark, and map endpapers by Linda Cecere. This edition is SIGNED by all involved (Shea, Powers, Clark, and Cecere). Bound in textured leather (Demon-Skin). Illustrations are done on quality glossy paper with heavy-duty tissue guard. This is a tight unread copy in a firm binding showing no shelfwear or reading stress. Gilt lettering to front board and spine is still bright. Internally clean and free of markings. Protected in an acid-free bag. Alan M. Clark Signed By All 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0940841398 Box Z-27, Sci-Fi $100.00 Place Order
001504 Shirley, John Demons Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Cemetery Dance Publications 2000 Fortst Hill, Maryland, U.S.A. Fine Fine Signed edition limited to 450 copies, of which this is numbered 261. Signed by John Shirley on the limitation page. Chilling jacket art by Erik Wilson. Both the book and dust jacket are new and unread. The book is firm and boxed, and the gilt to the spine is still bright. The dj is sharp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 158767002x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $250.00 Place Order
001590 Silverberg, Robert Thebes of the Hundred Gates Limited First Trade Edition Trade Paperback Axolotl Press / Pulphouse Publishing 1991 Oregon Fine Full edition limited to 900 copies, 75 numbered and signed in leather, 300 numbered and signed in hardcover, and 525 un-numbered and signed in wraps. This is the un-numbered wraps edition, signed by Robert Silverberg on the second title page. Great cover art by Donna Gordon. Number 22 in the Axolotl Series. This is a clean unread copy showing no wear or creasing. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. Donna Gordon Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-25, Science Fiction $17.50 Place Order
001592 Springer, Nancy Damnbanna Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Axolotl Press / Pulphouse Publishing 1992 Oregon Near Fine Near Fine Edition limited to 300 copies, of which this is numbered 198. Total edition limited to 900 copies: 75 numbered and signed in leather, 300 numbered and signed in cloth, and 525 un-numbered and signed in wraps. Signed by Nancy Springer. Jacket art by George Barr. Number 23 in the Axolotl Press Series. The book is clean and tight showing no wear. The binding is firm and internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear with one tiny pin hole on the left edge of the front panel near the spine fold. The hole literally pin sized, and the dj is still attractive and covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Image upon request. George Barr Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Box Z-25, Science Fiction $17.50 Place Order
000389 Talman, Wilfred The Normal Lovecraft First Limited Edition Soft Cover Gerry De La Ree 1973 New Jersey Very Good++ H P Lovecraft 1890-1937. Previously unpublished illustration by Virgil Finlay on the inner front cover. The inner rear panel carries a copy of the Lovecraft obituary. Also includes Sonia & H. P. L. by L. Sprague de Camp & When Sonia Sizzled by Gerry de la Ree. Special portfolio of drawings by Tim Kirk, and other illustrations and photos. Limited to 600 copies, of which this is number 534. This is a clean and tight unread copy with just a hint of shelfwear. The staples are firm, and there is no rusting. Tim Kirk 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Box Z-12, Science Fiction $27.50 Place Order
001602 Thompson, Hunter S. X-Mas In Woody Creek Limited Edition Card Cover Booklet Letterpress Broadside X-Ray Book Co. 2000 California Near Fine This is a very rare short piece by the King of Gonzo, Hunter S Thompson. This letterpress broadside opens to 4 paragraphs of Hunters superb writing, read from top to bottom. He writes of a harsh lesson he learned about God while attempting to catch Santa Clause as he came down his chimney, dated December 25, 2000. Attractive, letterpressed tan card-covers, measuring 4 1/4in high x 5 1/2in wide. Opens to a full 8 1/2in tall. The front cover shows an illustration of his home in Woody Creek. Internally, it opens to reveal the now famous Hand gripping the Peyote button done in striking red. The drawing measures 6 1/2in x just under 3 3/4in. The writing is on semi-transparent thick stock paper, which appears similar to wax paper. The page is held by notched tabs at the lower border of the booklet, and you are able to see the illustration behind when held open. Booklet is housed in a thin, transparent wax paper envelope. Yet another superb production provided by the X-Ray Book Co., as an insert in the X-Ray Spare Parts Grab Bag #1 which was limited to 100 bags. Spare Parts is an assorted collection of extras that X-Ray has offered over the years. Most of the original rareties were limited to begin with, and will be found in no other form. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A fine copy in like envelope. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall Box Z-34 $115.00 Place Order
001601 Winans, A. D. 13 Jazz Poems Limited Edition Sewn Wraps w/ Card Covers Chap Book X-Ray Book Co. 2000 Ventura, CA Fine No Jacket (as issued) Edition limited to 326 copies. 26 copies were lettered. The remaining 300 copies were numbered, of which this is 47. Grayish card covers with a two-tone letterpress. A total of 10 pages (quality thick stock paper) sewn into covers. Desiged by Johnny Brewton, and Toxic Coyote Press the letterpress. Chapbook measures 8inH x 4inW. Johnny Brewton of the legendary X-Ray Book Co. is famous for his gathering and offering of rare and limited pieces of conceptual art. These include broadside stories & poetry, chapbooks, photographs, esoterica, drawings, found objects (buttons, ads, business cards, dingbats, etc), contributed by artists, writers, and other creative types. Thompson, Bukowski, Brautigan, Billy Childish, COOP, John Crespo, Picasso Gaglione, and Fante are just of few of those who have appeared in this zine. Each issue is limited typically to 100-300 numbered copies signed by contributor(s), with an additional 26 lettered copies signed by most if not all that are living. Each offering is uiquely bound and/or put together. Hunter's chapbook Eulogy to Timothy Leary, Mistah Leary He Dead, is a fine example. It was limited to 326 copies, hand-done, and included a 1/4 page of acid blotter. The previously unreleased poem POOP by Charles Bukowski is also another example. A letterpress broadside of the poem wrapped around a series of 13 photographs taken between 1979 & 1992. Each photo is individually housed in thick crystal clear plastic, with backing boards loosely separating each. The whole collections is held together with a thick paper stock band letterpressed with X-Ray and housed in a quality custom box. A beautiful copy showing no wear. Protected in an acid-free bag with backing board. The glassine sleeve is still present and complete, but I had to slice it to put my hands on the treasure. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall Box Z-34 $20.00 Place Order
001496 Wolfe, Gene Planet Engineering Limited Edition Hard Cover Nesfa Press 1984 Massachusets Near Fine Near Fine Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is numbered 913. The first 225 were slipcased and signed by Wolfe. Introduction by David G. Hartwell. This volume, while not part of the initial 225, has been signed by Gene Wolfe on the title page. This edition commemorates Wolfe's appearance as Boskone XXI Guest of Honor. Inside, you will find stories, essays and poems. Titles: Logology, The Books In the Book of the New Sun, In Looking Glass Castle, The Rubber Bend, The Marvelous Brass Chessplaying Automaton, When I Was Ming the Merciless, The HORARS of War, A Criminal Proceeding, The Detective of Dreams, British Soldier Near Rapier, Last Night In the Garden of Forking Tongues, The Computer Iterates the Greater Trumps, and The Anatomy of A Robot. Includes the first ever publication of a map from the world of The Book of the New Sun. This also includes the first endpaper which was reproduced from the stellar dj art by Vincent De Fate.The book is clean and tight showing little to no wear. The spine ends are sharp, and internally clean and free of markings (aside from signature). The dust jacket is crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Signed by Author 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0915368250 Box Z-25, Science Fiction $75.00 Place Order
001499 Wolfe, Gene The Wolfe Archipelago Limited Edition Hard Cover Mark V. Ziesing 1983 Shingletown, California, U.S.A. Very Good++ Very Good++ Edition limited to a total of 1020 copies, 200 of which were signed by the author and artists. This is part of the unsigned limitation. However, it has been signed by Gene Wolfe on the title page. Foreword by Gene Wolfe. Collects the stories: The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories (early short-story and 1971 Nebula Nominee), The Death of Doctor Island and The Doctor of Death Island (1974 Nebula Best Novella Award Winner and Hugo Nominee). Cover illustration by Carl Lundgren and internal illustrations by Mark Bilokur. This also includes a card illustrated by Bilokur which is tipped in. The book is tight with light shelfwear and only faint spotting to the page edges. The binding is firm, and internally clean and free of markings. The dust jacket shows light rubbing at the tips, with a short closed tear to the top edge of the rear panel. Still stunning and covered with a brodart. Protected in an acid-free bag. Images upon request. Mark Bilokur Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 091748813x Box Z-25, Science Fiction $45.00 Place Order


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