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New England Gothic

By: Allen, Addison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: PA, Chilton Book Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39609

Condition: Very Good +


Collectible copy, stated first edition on copyright page. Lilac colored cloth boards with sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends, no rubbing. Bit of age toning/spotting on backstrip cloth with a one inch darker rust colored mark in frt gutter cloth which is fairly visible as well on front pastedown along with some other micro foxing marks on pastedowns and edge of page block. Tidy name also on frt pastedn but is all but hidden under unclipped frt dj flap. Sounds worse than it looks. 250 pp. Illustrated dj shows color loss and light rubbing at extremities. Spine sunned but title still leg... View more info

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Edgar Allan Poe Genius in Torment

By: Jacobs, William Jay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17517

ISBN: 0070321582

Condition: Very Good


First edition xlib in slightly wrinkled/bubbled deep purple buckram boards with tight, bright text, pocket and all pages present. Head of unclipped dj rubbed w/small chips, closed tear at foot of frt panel, two surface scratches on rear panel, NO call tag on backstrip, displays well in new mylar. 135 pp with index and b/w photo frontispiece of Poe. A solid working copy of this uncommon juvenile/young adult biography. Both despised and almost deified by his contemporary writers, Poe left a legacy of the beginnings of the American detective novel and the grotesque horror in poetry and short stor... View more info

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Fun and Games at the Whacks Museum

By: Jordan, Cathleen Editor; Compiled Stories from Alfred Hitchcock and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazines

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7950

ISBN: 0671890050

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, near fine hardcover in near fine dust wrapper. An uncirculated library copy, glue residue on endpps, Unclipped dj in new mylar looks fab without any call tags on back strip, tight bright and more than presentable. 175 pp. A compilation of works by Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. View more info

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Uninvited Ghosts

By: Lively, Penelope

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24847

ISBN: 0525441654

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition, 1st printing exlib, Spine ends bumped, pocket and all 119 pages present. No page tears, minimal finger soil on text. Unclipped dj in new mylar has no call tags on backstrip. Contains: A Martian Comes to Stay, The Disastrous Dog, Uninvited Ghosts, The Dragon Tunnel, Time Trouble, Princess by Mistake, A Flock of Gryphons, The Great Mushroom Mistake. View more info

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The American Revolitionaries A History in Their Own Words 1750 - 1800

By: Meltzer, Milton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Trophy: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 8199

ISBN: 0064461459

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in navy cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dj in new mylar looks fab. 224 pp. A humble shoemaker hears the bells ringing at Lexington and responds to a call to battle. An aide to George Washington recounts his feelings as he crosses the Delaware. A young surgeon describes in his diary the horror of an army camp, where the spread of smallpox, frostbite, and starvation are deadlier than any sword. These are the voices of the American Revolutionaries. View more info

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The Christmas of the Witch SIGNED

By: Moon, Angelina

Price: $17.00

Publisher: FL, Family Time Tales: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 7756

Condition: Very Good


Near fine 1st edition with light edge wear, bit of color loss on cover from sticker removal. Many duo-tone illustrations. 48 pp. Volume One in the Tales from Norway Series. Signed by author on first page View more info

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A Dream of Horses SIGNED

By: Oldham, Mary

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. LTD: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: R46596

ISBN: 0245593217

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality Author Signed first edition hardcover in green paper covered boards with cream spine title. Not exlib. Foot of spine barely bumped, all other extremities still sharp. Signed Mary Oldham on title page atop of a non-authorial gift presentation statement under author's signature. Remainder of 157 pp text is clean, crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil. Un-clipped color illustrated jacket has art that wraps around to backstrip. Faint color loss at head of frt flap fold, and light, even soil on white background rear panel that shows other equine novels by another author. ... View more info

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The Young Oxford Book of Nasty Endings

By: Pepper, Dennis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30809

ISBN: 0192781510

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover in black boards. Tips sharp, spine ends not bumped, 224 pg text fine. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully with a not so beautiful ghoulish gargoyle image on the front panel. A collection of 35 stories where the main feature is the ending. Sometimes it's an unpleasant or nasty end, sometimes there is an unexpected twist, but usually the ending comes as a complete surprise to the people in the story. View more info

The Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1966

Seller Id: 41170

Condition: Very Good


Green hardcover boards with one micro nick out of bumped rear spine edge, tips show color loss but no major rubbing. Hinge papers fine, 824 pp text crisp and unmarked. Page block fore edge uncut, others trimmed. No other date given besides 1966. View more info

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Fume

By: Ruff, Lajos

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7988

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition near fine hardcover in very good dust jacket. One bumped corner, dj has a 1/2" tear in front gutter and tiny rubs to upper corner tips, 130 pp text clean. Not exlib. "Fume portrays a short, horror-fraught period in the life of a young man in the tense days before the Hungarian Revolution" White the author was in a Budapest death cell, a fellow prisoner, who had been an important Communist, related the events leading to his incarceration. Fume is this man's story. It is of interest that he now holds a top post in the Hungarian Communist party. (as of 1965 dj flap). View more info