Chris Drumm Books

Books are listed here as they come in, along with other things I might think of to post, if I can ever get around to it.
New books are discounted usually 20-30%. Used books and books listed "as new" are 10% off. Email me for exact quote. Be sure to check out my complete listings, following links below.
JPEG book covershots (of all new arrivals, to-be-catalogueds, as well as not-yet-catalogueds) can be had as downloads or collectively on CD-R or DVD-R by request. Covershots also are being added to flickr.
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Saturday, November 29, 2014

November listings

Hopefully I can get more things listed this month—and maybe answer a few inexcusably neglected emails answered.
Here goes again, latest first:
  • 0679746323 Chang, Jung & Jon Halliday MAO: The Unknown Story, Anchor, 4th printing, (methodically demolishes every pillar of Mao's claim to sympathy or legitimacy; 801 pages), trade pb, vg-f $6 [list price: $18]
  • Lovecraft, H.P. POLARIS, (Strange Co.), nd, (Wikipedia: "a short story by H. P. Lovecraft, written in 1918 and first published in the December 1920 issue of the amateur journal The Philosopher. It is noteworthy as the story that introduces Lovecraft's fictional Pnakotic Manuscripts, the first of his arcane tomes."), folded sheet (4 pages), as new $1
  • Lovecraft, H.P. HISTORY OF THE NECRONOMICON, Strange Co., nd('79), (Wikip├Ždia: a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft in 1927, and published in 1938. It describes the fictional book the Necronomicon, a now-famous element used in several of his stories), folded sheet (4 pages), as new $3
  • 9781553101154 Olson, Daniel (ed) EXOTIC GOTHIC 3: Strange Visitations, Ash-Tree '09, 1st, (Spirit yourself into the deserted mansions of these twenty-three original tales of sinister beauty; then commune with the spirits lying just beneath the surface; Here Gothic dreams of desire and agony come true), new in dj $75 [no list price]
  • ARGONAUT SCIENCE FICTION #20, sum/95, (Manachino, Jacob, Tiani, William John Watkins, etc.), 72-page stapled magazine, untrimmed, vg-f $5 [list: $4.95]
  • ARGONAUT SCIENCE FICTION #17, spr/93, (Dan Persons, Joy Oestreicher, John Grey, Larry Dickison, William John Watkins; 64 pages), as new $5 [list price: $4.95]
  • 0670851086 King, Stephen NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES, Viking '93, 1st printing, (stories; 816 pages), vg+ in dj $10 [list price: $27.50]
  • 0610630490 Jakes, John THE HYBRID, Paperback Library 63049, 2/69, (PBO; half human, half Omqu), vg+ $3 [list price: 60¢]
  • 0812696131 Hanley, Richard SOUTH PARK AND PHILOSOPHY: Bigger, Longer, and More Penetrating, Open Court '07, 1st printing, (kick-ass book), trade pb, vg+ $5 [list price: $17.95]
  • 0679742115 Baker, Nicholson VOX, Vintage Contemporaries, 2/93, 1st printing, (a novel that remaps the territory of sex), vg+ $4 [list price: $8]
  • 1555833055 Rivers, Diana JOURNEY TO ZELINDAR: A Personal Account of Sair of Semasi, Lace/Alyson, 2/92, 1st Alyson edn, 1st printing, (©1987; Book 986 of Hadra Archives; mystical lesbian warriors), trade pb, new $9.95 [list price: $9.95]
  • Simmons, Herbert A. MAN WALKING ON EGGSHELLS, Houghton Mifflin '62, 1st printing, (novel about "the Negro world"; story of a jazz musician), hardcover, g-vg in dj $10 [list price: $3.75]
  • 0312858493 de Lint, Charles SOMEPLACE TO BE FLYING, Tor, 2/98, 1st edn, 1st printing, new in dj $20 [list price: $24.95]

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Oct 2014 cataloging

Pretty much took September off, not unlike previous months. Let's see about October, starting with some oldies.
  • Alcott, Louisa M. ROSE IN BLOOM, Roberts Brothers, 1891 (date on title page), (©1876; sequel to Eight Cousins), frontis with tissue-facing intact, decorative cloth, hinge starting, fr-g (not too bad) no dj $15
  • Bower, B.M. THE LURE OF THE DIM TRAILS, G.W. Dillingham, issued 10/1907, (C.M. Russell color illus), frontis has tissue-facing, previous owner's name with 1907 date (and place), fr-g (pictorial cloth) no dj $20
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERS, Scribner's, 2nd(9/20), (same month as first printing; author's first short story collection), front free endpaper is cut out, browned pages, fr-g but a pretty solid copy, no dj $100
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott THIS SIDE OF PARADISE, Scribner's, 3rd(4/20), (same month as first printing; author's first novel), hinge starting, some pages not well cut, not a bad copy, fr-g no dj $150
  • Mitchell, Margaret GONE WITH THE WIND, Macmillan, 14th(9/36), (three months after 6/36 first edition; 1037 pages), at least one page is loose, generally worn, fr-g (decent copy) no dj $20
These five books were pretty difficult to describe and price. Being old there's the temptation to say they are in great condition for being so old. Some sellers go with "average condition for a used book," and that might apply. But they aren't too shabby—especially for being so old!
They aren't first editions but they are in the vicinity. On the shelf, looking at the spine, it would be hard to tell the difference.
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #41, 3/95, Gryphon, (The First 100 Bantam Books! British Biker & Skinhead Pbs! Howard Browne Interviewed!; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 100 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #40, 10/94, Gryphon, (German Gold Medals! Tony Scibella! Backwoods Paperbacks! F. Paul Wilson Interview! Good-Girl Art!; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 104 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #39, 8/94, Gryphon, (Autralian Star Digests, Bloch interview & PB list, Gorman interview; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 100 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #38, 4/94, Gryphon, (Wyatt Earp! Dan Cushman! Collector Profiles!; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 100 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #37, 1/94, Gryphon, (Lansdale interview & PB checklist, Alter, Quist, Badger Crime, Harry O. Morris; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 100 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #36, 10/93, Gryphon, (George H. Smith Interview & PB Lists; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 100 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #35, 8/93, Gryphon, (Monarch Books, H. Beam Piper; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 108 pages), staple bound, new [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #34, 6/93, Gryphon, (Popular Library, Dassie Books, Movie Novelizations, Clark Ashton Smith, French Paperbacks; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 96 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #32, 1/93, Gryphon, (Beacon, Cherry Tree, Avallone, Orrie Hitt; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 96 pages), staple bound, new $8 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #31, 10/92, Gryphon, (Robert Maguire Interview & Checklist; Fearn, Maclay on horror paperbacks, Brian Herbert interview; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 108 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #29, 6/92, Gryphon, (Jonathan Latimer, William F. Nolan, Ace Capelli, NY & London Pb Shows; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 108 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $6]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #27, 1/92, Gryphon, (Scion, Gardner Fox, Pan art auction, Price Guides; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 84 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $5]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #26, 10/91, Gryphon, (Vargo Statten, Jim Thompson, First Pocket Book, Price Guides; News; Letters; Ads; More!), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $5]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #25, 8/91, Gryphon, (Rabe, Cohen, Fearn, Marc Brody, Arthurian Saga, Pb Shows; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 84 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $5]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #24, 6/91, Gryphon, (Avati, de Graff, McLoughlin, Boardman, Pocket Books; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 84 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $5]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #23, 3/91, Gryphon, (Max Brand issue; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 72 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $5]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #22, 1/91, Gryphon, (Flashmaniacs rejoice!; Gary Lovisi [ed]; 60 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $4] 
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #21, 11/90, Gryphon, (Australian Phantoms, Swedish Hardboiled, Black Lizard; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 54 pages), staple-bound, new $10 [list price: $4]
  • 0312290519 Bennett, Alan THE LAYING ON OF HANDS: Stories, Picador USA, 6/02, 1st (US) edn, [1st edn stated], vg-f in dj $8 [list price: $15]
  • 1400076544 Furman, Laura (editor) THE O. HENRY PRIZE STORIES: 2005, Anchor Original, 1/05, tpb, vg+ $4 [list price: $14]
  • 0140257861 Kennedy, William AN ALBANY TRIO: Three Novels from The Albany Cycle, 3rd printing, (1996 edn; collects Legs, Billy Phelan's Greatest Game & Ironweed; intro by author; 606 pages), tpb, vg+ $5 [list price: $20]
  • 0257657398 Wodehouse, P.G. A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS, Barrie & Jenkins '75, 1st printing of this edn, (first published 1919), vg+ in dj $15 [$8.50 label over price]
  • 0807103578 Twelve Southerners I'LL TAKE MY STAND: The South and the Agrarian Tradition, Louisiana State University Press, 12th('99), (New Introduction by Louis D. Rubin, Jr.; Biographical Essays by Virginia Rock), tpb, vg+ $15 [no list price]
  • 0140077375 Kennedy, William QUINN'S BOOK, Penguin '89, 1st printing, tpb, vg+ $4 [list price: $10.95]
  • 0852550499 Peires, J.B. THE DEAD WILL ARISE: Nongqawuse and the Great Xhosa Cattle-Killing Movement of 1856-7, Ravan Press/Indiana University Press '89, 1st printing, tpb, fr-g (plenty of underlining) $8 [list price £9.95]

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sep 2014 cataloguing

Here it is a third of the way through the month and not a single thing catalogued. That needs to be usual.
  • 1582500738 Meskil, Paul S. SIN PIT, Gryphon Crime Classic #1/Gryphon Crime Novel #12, 10/04, "This is a Gryphon First Book Edition!", (originally: Lion '54; long-lost crime-classic; Lovisi intro; afterword by author), new $30 [list price: $16]
  • Misha PRAYERS OF STEEL, Wordcraft Speculative Writers Series #1, '88, one of 500 copies, (author's first collection of enigmatic prose; pens by Ferret; 46 pages), staple-bound, new [list price: $12.50]
  • 1877655295 Misha RED SPIDER WHITE WEB, Wordcraft of Oregon ('99), Speculative Writers Series #20, 1st pb (& 1st US), (this edition adds a brief intro by John Shirley; Aldiss foreword; Blaylock afterword), tpb, new $20 [list price: $12]

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug 2014 cataloguing

Not having my stacks of books upstairs has seriously stymied my cataloguing—not that I wasn't divagating anyway. But there's no time like the present.
  • 0312874014 de Lint, Charles TAPPING THE DREAM TREE, Tor, 11/02, 1st edn [stated], (New Tales of Newford; 541 pages), not a remainder, new in dj $24 [list price: $26.95]
  • 0385171552 Wellman, Manly Wade THE LOST AND THE LURKING, Doubleday Science Fiction '81, 1st edn [stated], (A Novel of Silver John), ex-libr else g in dj $20 [list price: $10.95]
  • 0977173453 Szumskyj, Benjamin (editor) TWO-GUN BOB: A Centennial Study of Robert E. Howard, Hippocampus ('06), 1st edn, 1st printing [stated: but POD edn], (foreword by Michael Moorcock), tpb, new $14 [list price: $15]
  • 0446529540 Mosley, Walter FUTURELAND, Warner Aspect, 11/01, 1st printing, (nine stories of an imminent world), new in dj $20 [list price: $24.95]
  • 0876859082 Morris, Wright WRITING MY LIFE: An Autobiography, Black Sparrow, 7/93, 1st (tpb variant), (brings together in one volume the memoirs of National Book Award winner), new $13 [list price: $15]
  • Underwood, Tim & Chuck Miller (eds) BARE BONES: Conversations on Terror With Stephen King, McGraw-Hill ('88), 1st (trade) printing, (reprint of Underwood-Miller ltd edn), as new in slightly rubbed dj that is a bit dented in one place along spine $10 [list price: $16.95]


Brought a box of Asimov hardcovers and trade paperbacks up from the cellar the other day. Photo'd them today: Now I need to re-catalog them. I'll keep editing this post as books are added, most recent listings at top of list.
  • 038524410X Asimov, Isaac AZAZEL, Foundation/Doubleday, 3rd printing, (fantasy stories), vg-f in dj $10 [list price: $16.95]
  • 0385247931 Asimov, Isaac FORWARD THE FOUNDATION, Foundation/Doubleday, 2nd printing, g-vg in dj $5 [list price: $23.50]
  • Asimov, Isaac VIEW FROM A HEIGHT, Dobson '64, 1st UK, (seventeen essays on science), p-fr in dj (water damage but acceptable reading copy) $10 [list price: 21s]
  • 0385121989 Asimov, Isaac THE BICENTENNIAL MAN and Other Stories, Doubleday '76, 1st edn [stated], vg+ in dj worn at top of spine $15 [list price: $6.95]
  • 0712649700 Asimov, Isaac THE ASIMOV CHRONICLES: Volume Two, Legend '91, 1st(UK), (Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov; one story from each year: 1964-1988), trade pb, g-vg $8 [list price: £8.99]
  • 0385157045 Asimov, Isaac CASEBOOK OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS, Crime Club/Doubleday '80, 1st edn [stated], (stories), ex-libr else vg in with closed 5" slice along spine fold of dj $10 [list price: $7.95]
  • 042509345X Asimov, Isaac ROBOT DREAMS, Byron Preiss Visuals/Berkley, 11/86, 1st, (Masterworks Edition series; 1st appearance of title story, many hard-to-find classics; Ralph McQuarrie illus), trade pb, vg+ $10 [list price: $7.95]
  • 038542079X Asimov, Isaac THE COMPLETE STORIES: Volume 2, Foundation/Doubleday, 2/92, 1st edn (trade pb variant), vg-f $25 [list price: $14]
  • 0385239262 Asimov, Isaac FANTASTIC VOYAGE II; Destination Brain, Doubleday '87, First Edition [stated], vg+ in dj $10 [list price: $18.95]
  • 0385190921 Asimov, Isaac ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Doubleday '85, 1st edn [stated], (sequel to Robots of Dawn; also interweaves all three series: Robot, Foundation, Empire), vg-f in dj $15 [list price: $16.95]
  • 0441731538 Asimov, Isaac ROBOT DREAMS, Byron Preiss/Ace, 2nd printing, (A Masterworks Edition; story collection; illustrated by Ralph McQuarrie), vg-f $5 [list price: $8.95]
  • 0385177259 Asimov, Isaac FOUNDATION'S EDGE, Doubleday '82, 1st edn [stated], (fourth novel in the Foundation Series), remainder mark, g-vg in dj $3 [list price: $14.95]
  • 0385113056 Asimov, Isaac MURDER AT THE ABA: A puzzle in four days & sixty scenes, Doubleday '76, 1st edn [stated], ex-libr else g in dj $3 [list price: $7.95]
  • 0451450000 Asimov, Isaac ROBOT VISIONS, Byron Preiss/Roc, 4/90, 1st printing, (stories and essays; illustrations by Ralph McQuarrie), vg-f in dj $18 [list price: $18.95]
  • 0312852525 Asimov, Isaac and Frederik Pohl OUR ANGRY EARTH: A Ticking Time Bomb, Tor '91, 1st printing, (not an opinion piece), new in dj $12 [list price: $19.95]

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

cataloguing July 2014

Petered out in the latter part of June but I really (as usual) need to keep listing things, especially ones that are piled up beside me in the living room. New listings, as they occur, will be added on top:
  • Knight, Brian KING OF SOULS, Earthling 3/06, 1st edn, #256 of 300 SIGNED copies, (chilling story; Tom Waggoner intro; 66 pages), new $25 [list price: $14]
  • 0870541854 Smith, James Robert & Stephen Mark Rainey (editors) EVERMORE: An Anthology, Arkham House '06, 1st edn [stated], (examines Edgar Allan Poe from different perspectives), new in dj $35 [list price: $34.95]
  • 0936055995 Lafferty, R.A. MY HEART LEAPS UP, Drumm ('95), (set of five booklets, comprising the first novel of In a Green Tree; two chapters each 4.25x7" booklet), new $25
  • 0936055162 Lafferty, R.A. THE MAN WHO MADE MODELS and Other Stories, Drumm Booklet #18, 9/84, 1st edn, (five stories first published here; 51 pages), 4.25x7" stapled booklet, new $5 [no list price]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #18, 5/90, Gryphon, (NYC PB Show; British Paperbacks; 56 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $4]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #15, 10/89, Gryphon, (Special NOIR-PB issue; 48 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $4]
  • 1582500592 Spillane, Mickey PRIMAL SPILLANE: Early Stories 1941-1942, Gryphon, 12/03, First Book Edition, regular tpb, (Edited & with an Introduction by Max Allan Collins & Lynn F. Myers Jr.), new $45 [list price: $20]
  • Salonia, John THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE THING or, Full Speed Ahead and Damn the Photon Torpedoes, Scarlet Succubus ('02), First printing, (wildly uninhibited comic thriller chock full of preposterous ingredients; the Get Smart of science fiction), softcover, new $20 [list price: $16.95]
  • 0312856644 Matheson, Richard THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN, Tor, 2/01, 1st Tor trade paperback edn, 1st printing, (Contains the complete novel plus several more unforgettable tales), vg+ $10 [list price: $14.95]
  • 0345440919 Roberts, Keith PAVANE, Del Rey Impact, 3/01, 1st printing of this edition, (acknowledged classic of alternate history), vg-f $12 [list price: $12]
  • 1892284294 Lansdale, Joe R. WALTZ OF SHADOWS, Subterranean, 9/99, 1st edn, one of 1000 SIGNED and numbered copies, (Lost Lansdale Vol. 1; a novel of suspense), new in dj $49 [list price: $50]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #16, 1/90, Gryphon, (Richard Prather Special; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 48 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $4]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #14, 8/89, Gryphon, (Avon, Pocket, Leslie Charteris; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 60 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $4]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #13, 6/89, Gryphon, (Robert Jonas interview, Paperbacks and the Art World, Essex House; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 52 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $4]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #60, 10/03, Gryphon, (Goodis, Casebeer & Popp, Day Keene, Ward Lock; News; Letters; Ads; More!; 106 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $10]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #61, 5/04, Gryphon, (The Magazine For Paperback Readers & Collectors!; Black Vintage pbs, Julius Fast, Harlequin Westerns, Richad Layman on Dashiell Hammett, Pulp-Art Collector: Bob Lesser, etc.; Gary Lovisi [editor]; 110 pages, new $10 [list price: $10]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #62, 8/04, Gryphon, (The Magazine For Paperback Readers & Collectors!; Gary Lovisi [editor]; 106 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $10]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE No. 4, 8/87, Gryphon, (Western Issue; Gary Lovis [editor]; 52 pages), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $3]
  • PAPERBACK PARADE #64, 10/05, Gryphon, (Bernard Cornwell; Golden Amazon, Ellery Queen; News; Letters; Ads; More!), staple bound, new $10 [list price: $10]
---I'd been holding off on the Paperback Parades thinking they'd be a big hassle to catalog. It's actually been fun, unless I'm trying to get them all done at once. Meanwhile listening to music streaming makes it okay too.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

June 2014 Listings

My wife is getting us new furniture so I have to clear books away from where I had them, ready for cataloguing I never seemed to get around to performing. So here are ones I'm needing to move (newer listings—and re-listings—on top):
  • MYSTERY SCENE #70, '01, (Evan Hunter/Ed McBain tribute; lots more; 86 pages), 8.5x11" magazine, new $10 [list price: $7.50]
  • 0679732519 Thompson, Jim A HELL OF A WOMAN, Black Lizard/Vintage Crime, 6th printing, new $10 [list price: $10]
  • 0670856045 Boyle, T. Coraghessan THE TORTILLA CURTAIN, Viking, 9/95, 1st printing, (A Novel), vg+ in vg dj $3 [list price: $23.95]
  • 0316734594 Mosley, Walter BLONDE FAITH, Little Brown, 10/07, 1st edn, 1st printing, (The Tenth Easy Rawlins Thriller), vg+ in dj $3 [list price: $25.99]
  • 9780441018222 Barnes, John DIRECTIVE 51, Ace, 4/10, 1st edn, 1st printing, (techno-thriller), vg+ in dj $3 [list price: $25.95]
  • 087054182X Smith, Clark Ashton SELECTED LETTERS OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH, Arkham House '03, 1st edn [stated], (Edited by David E. Schultz and Scott Connors), new in dj $50 [list price: $35.95]
  • 0300048769 Swearer, Randolph (art), Raymond Oliver (poetry), Marijane Osborn (commentary) BEOWULF: A Likeness, Yale '90, 1st printing, Yale '90, 1st printing, (recreates Beowulf for the modern audience), oversize, vg-f in dj $25 [no listed price]
  • 0679733108 Thompson, Jim SAVAGE NIGHT, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 4th printing, new $10 [list price: $9]
  • 0814250890 Weil, Ellen & Gary K. Wolfe HARLAN ELLISON: The Edge of Forever, Ohio State ('02), 1st, (first book-length critical study of HE's works), {hc no dj available @ $60}, in publisher's shrinkwrap, new $25 [no listed price]
  • 0395353416 Ellison, Harlan SLIPPAGE: Previously Uncollected, Precariously Poised Stories, Houghton Mifflin '97, 1st trade printing, new in dj $15 [list price: $22]
  • 0929480759 Ellison, Harlan SLIPPAGE: Precariously Poised, Previously Uncollected Stories, Ziesing '97, deluxe edn, 1st edn [stated], one of 1200 SIGNED copies, BOXED, new in dj $75 [list price: $75]
  • 1887424350 Ellison, Harlan "REPENT, HARLEQUIN!" SAID THE TICKTOCKMAN, Underwood '97, 1st edn [stated], trade issue, (classic story; illustrated by Rick Berry; designed by Arnie Fenner), oversize, f in vg dj $20 [list price: $17]
  • 0786410000 Weaver, Tom I WAS A MONSTER MOVIE MAKER: Conversations with 22 SF and Horror Filmmakers, McFarland '00, (includes filmographies and index), new no dj as issued (pictorial boards) $50 [no listed price]
  • 0156013355 Silverberg, Robert (ed) NEBULA AWARDS® SHOWCASE 2001: The Year's Best SF and Fantasy, Harcourt '01, A Harvest Original, 1st edn [stated], 1st printing, trade pb variant, vg-f $5 [list price: $14]
  • 0887330673 Ellison, Harlan HARLAN ELLISON'S WATCHING, Underwood-Miller '89, 2nd trade printing, (half a-hundred cinema-review essays plus 15,000 word introductory essay; 514 pages; index), new in dj $30 [list price: $29.95]
  • 0892962399 Ellison, Harlan THE HARLAN ELLISON HORNBOOK, Penzler, 11/90, (previously uncollected essays; foreword by Robert Crais), 1st [trade] printing, vg-f in dj $15 [list price: $22.95]
  • 0786407557 Weaver, Tom RETURN OF THE B SCIENCE FICTION AND HORROR HEROES: The Mutant Melding of Two Volumes of Classic Interviews, McFarland Classics '00, (reprints volumes first published in '88 and '91; 415+447 pages; indexes), new $100 [no listed price]
  • 0786407980 Weaver, Tom POVERTY ROW HORRORS!: Monogram, PRC and Republic Horor Films of the Forties, McFarland Classics '99, (first published in 1993; photos, filmographies, index), new $35 [no listed price]
  • 0786413662 Weaver. Tom DOUBLE FEATURE CREATURE ATTACK: A Monster Merger of Two More Volumes of Classic Interviews, McFarland Classics '03, (reprints Genre Giants ['94] and They Fought In the Creature Features ['95]; 384+318 pages; indexes), trade pb, new $80 [no listed price] 
  • 0312861710 Wilder, Cherry SIGNS OF LIFE, Tor, 5/96, 1st edn [stated], 1st printing, (return to Rhomary Land of first novel Second Nature), new in dj $10 [list price: $23.95]
  • 1565049608 Ellison, Harlan EDGEWORKS 1: Over the Edge / An Edge In My Voice, White Wolf, 5/96, 1st printing, (399 pages + index), g-vg in dj (some water damage) $10 [list price: $21.99]
  • 0060111763 Ellison, Harlan DEATHBIRD STORIES, Harper & Row '75, First Edition [stated], (: A Pantheon of Modern Gods), g-vg in dj $50 [list price: $8.95]
  • 0684134322 Silverberg, Robert UNFAMILIAR TERRITORY: Science Fiction Stories, Scribners ('73), 1st printing, g-vg in dj (somewhat musty) $10 [list price: $5.95]
  • 0859361802 Wood, David GENISIS: The First Book of Revelations, Baton '85, 1st, (Over 150 photographs, maps, engravings and diagrams with over 100 in color; one of the most important books ever to be published), vg+ in dj $15 [list price: £15]
  • SCIENCE FICTION EYE #9, 11/91, Stephen P. Brown,  8.5x11" stapled magazine, new but with small spot where scotch tape caught part of cover $5 [list price: $3.50]
  • 9780861301201 Moorcock, Michael INTO THE MEDIA WEB: Selected Short Non-Fiction, 1956-2006, Savoy ('10), (1st), (Edited by John Davey; 718 pages), vg-f in vg+ dj $200 [no list price]
NOTES: I'm finding that I'm needing to re-grade and re-price and re-describe many books, sometimes greatly, that were in my printed-paper catalogs of yore.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

odds and ends

Odds and ends (re-listings and such—most recent adds on top):
  • 0525242937 Oates, Joyce Carol SOLSTICE, Wiliam Abrahams/Dutton '85, 1st edn [stated], (uncanny response to erotic tension), ex-libr else g in dj $3 [list price: $15.95]
  • 1892391155 Morrow, James THE CAT'S PAJAMAS & Other Stories, Tachyon '04, 1st edn, (critically acclaimed satiric short fiction), new in dj $20 [list price: $24.95]
  • 1877655252 Webb, Don THE EXPLANATION & Other Good Advice, Wordcraft of Oregon '98, 1st edn, (flash fictions), new $15 [list price: $9.95]
  • 0670033928 Vollmann, William T. EUROPE CENTRAL, Viking, 4th printing, (intertwined paired stories; 811 pages), as new in dj $8 [list price: $39.95]
  • 1902309227 Tuttle, Lisa GHOSTS & OTHER LOVERS, Sarob '02, one of 250 limited-edition copies (total of 302), (stories), as new in dj $35 [no list price]
  • Pyramid F-783 Phillips, Mark (=Randall Garrett + Laurence M. Janifer) BRAIN TWISTER, 8/62, 1st printing, (PBO; exp of The Sweet Little Old Lady), g-vg $3 [list price: 40¢]
  • 0671722069 Heinlein, Robert A. FARNHAM'S FREEHOLD, Baen 72206, 2/94, 1st Baen printing, ("Science Fiction's Most Controversial Novel"), vg $2 [list price: $5.99]
  • 0451046641Wilson, Robin Scott (editor) CLARION: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction and Criticism from the Clarion Writers' Workshop, Signet Q4664, 6/71, (PBO), vg-f $4 [list price: 95¢]
  • 038081840X Hartwell, David G. and Kathryn Cramer (editors) YEAR'S BEST FANTASY, Eos 81840, 3rd printing, (stories from 2000), new $5 [list price: $7.50]
  • 1879450518 Gilbert, Michael T. MR. MONSTER ATTACKS, Tundra ('92), (Number Two in a Three-Issue Series; Doc Stearn comic book), vg-f $2 [list price: $3.95]
  • 9781597802024 Bagigalupi, Paolo PUMP SIX and Other Stories, Night Shade ('10), 1st printing, as new $10 [list price: $14.99]
  • 0525433201 Milne, A.A. THE WORLD OF POOH, QPB book club, nd, (reprint of Dutton 1957 edn; The Complete Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner; E.H. Shepard color illus), as new $5 [no list price]
  • 9780553383577 Vandermeer, Jeff CITY OF SAINTS AND MADMEN, Bantam Spectra, 5th printing, (Moorcock intro), vg-f $14 [list price: $16]
  • 9781605430027 Nevins, Francis M. (ed) THE ANTHONY BOUCHER CHRONICLES: Reviews and Commentary 1942-1947, Ramble House ('10), POD edn, (©2001; 470 pages), vg-f $20 [no list price]
  • 1904619797 Bradbury, Ray FOREVER AND THE EARTH: Yesterday and Tomorrow Tales, PS Publishing, 9/05, 1st edn, new in dj $95 [no list price]
  • 0671777106 Malzberg, Barry PHASE IV, Pocket 77710, 11/73, (PBO; movie novelization; A race of super ants delivers an ultimatum to mankind - ADAPT OR DIE!), vg [list price: 95¢]
  • 0373720092 Wolfe, Aaron (=Koontz) INVASION, Laser 9, '75, (PBO; Malzberg intro), vg+ $15 [list price: 95¢]
  • 0441913571 Wollheim, Donald A. & Terry Carr (eds) WORLD'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: 1970, ('70), (PBO), vg+ (small price label) $5 [list price: 95¢]
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