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SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Koontz, Dean R.
41 SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Koontz, Dean R.
Knopf, 1997, 0679425268 / 9780679425267

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The US edition was published Feb. 1997 after the UK hardcover by Headline.) Faint age-related wear to page block edges with light foxing at top edge, else a near fine copy in fine, unclipped jacket. The page block is straight and square. The jacket is clean without tears and price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed and inscribed "To Jan / Survive and Thrive" and dated "3/15/97" by Koontz on the half-title page. The March date places this copy one month after it's official publication date in February, 1997. A very nice collectible copy. A reporter investigates the fatal plane disaster where a survivor walks away, contrary to the official story that there were no crash survivors.
Signed by Author(s)
004803

Price: 50.00 USD
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SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Koontz, Dean R.
42 SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Koontz, Dean R.
Knopf, 1997, 0679425268 / 9780679425267

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The US edition was published Feb. 1997 after the UK hardcover by Headline.) Faint handling-related wear to jacket and page block edges (read once and gently), else a fine copy in fine jacket. The page block is straight and square. The jacket is clean without tears and price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Koontz on a special tipped-in sheet. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this copy of signed prior to publication by Koontz. A very nice collectible copy. A reporter investigates the fatal plane disaster where a survivor walks away, contrary to the official story that there were no crash survivors.
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004739

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AFTER SHOCKS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SO-CAL HORROR, Lassen, Jeremy (ed)
43 AFTER SHOCKS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SO-CAL HORROR
Lassen, Jeremy (ed)
Freak Press, 2000, 0970009704 / 9780970009708

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Original horror anthology featuring original horror in a Southern California setting. Published by former speciality publisher Freak Press. Edited by Jeremy Lassen. Contributors include: Christa Faust; Michael Scott Bricker; Stephen Woodworth; Dana Vander Els; Lisa Morton; Denise Dumars; Robert Guffrey; Brian Hodge; Nancy Holder; Michael D. Frounfelter; James Van Pelt and Jak Koke.

003544

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44 LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL [THE]
Le Carre, John
Knopf, 1983, 0394530152 / 9780394530154

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Usual shelf and age-related wear for book this age. Small (0.5 cm in size) closed jacket tear at top of spine panel. Else a clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A nice reading copy.

002903

Price: 6.00 USD
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NECROSCOPE: THE TOUCH, Lumley, Brian
45 NECROSCOPE: THE TOUCH
Lumley, Brian
Tor, 2006, 0765316099 / 9780765316097

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US and first hardcover edition. (The US was published June 13, 2006 and follows the UK paperback published by Solaris on April 2, 2007.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy.

003495

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BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED), Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds)
46 BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED)
Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds)
Tor, 2002, 0312856709 / 9780312856700

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very faint bumping at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Lumley on the half-title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthology with contributions and appreciations regarding the life and works of Brian Lumley. Includes eight pages of art, private photographs and reproductions of jacket illustrations, many by contributor Bob Eggleton. Contributing authors include: Stanley Wiater, Robert M. Price, Stephen Jones, Melissa Ann Singer, Barbara Ann Lumley, Robb Coutinho, Golnar Dahesh, David Rigby, John Durant, Phill Garnett, Nathan Murray, Stephen Dillon, Tom Shearer, Deborah Alton, Peter McCabe, David McDougle, Nathan P. Murray and W. Paul Ganley.
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003540

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BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED), Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds) and Bob Eggleton
47 BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED)
Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds) and Bob Eggleton
Tor, 2002, 0312856709 / 9780312856700

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very faint bumping at top edge of spine panel with two small scuff marks at bottom corner of page block, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Lumley and cover artist and contributor Bob Eggleton on the half-title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthology with contributions and appreciations regarding the life and works of Brian Lumley. Includes eight pages of art, private photographs and reproductions of jacket illustrations, many by contributor Bob Eggleton. Contributing authors include: Stanley Wiater, Robert M. Price, Stephen Jones, Melissa Ann Singer, Barbara Ann Lumley, Robb Coutinho, Golnar Dahesh, David Rigby, John Durant, Phill Garnett, Nathan Murray, Stephen Dillon, Tom Shearer, Deborah Alton, Peter McCabe, David McDougle, Nathan P. Murray and W. Paul Ganley.
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003542

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DAWN SONG, Marano, Michael
48 DAWN SONG
Marano, Michael
Tor, 1998, 0312864329 / 9780312864323

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Nielsen, Cliff
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Debut novel with publisher's original publicity letter laid in. Award History: Co-winner of the 1998 International Horror Guild Award for Best First Novel (tied with Silk by Caitlin Kiernan). 1998 Stoker Award Winner for Best First Novel.

000874

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BY THE GUN: SIX FROM RICHARD MATHESON, Matheson, Richard
49 BY THE GUN: SIX FROM RICHARD MATHESON
Matheson, Richard
Evans, 1993, 0871317478 / 9780871317476

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Partially original collection of horror stories with a western setting. (Or westerns with a horror element.) Lets call them dark western stories. Highly unusual and rare collection of stories.

000421

Price: 40.00 USD
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BOY'S LIFE, McCammon, Robert
50 BOY'S LIFE
McCammon, Robert
Pocket Books, 1991, 0671742264 / 9780671742263

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gerber Studios
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Pocket Books hardcover printing August 1991" with "1" present in complete number line. Original $21.95 cover price present in un-clipped jacket. Very rare thus. Very faint handling-related wear and smudges to side edge of page block (better than normal for a book this age), else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping, tears or previous owner's marks. Award History: 1991 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Best Novel; 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Summer of Night by Simmons); 1992 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

003475

Price: 35.00 USD
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GONE SOUTH, McCammon, Robert
51 GONE SOUTH
McCammon, Robert
Pocket Books, 1992, 0671743066 / 9780671743062

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Textblock slightly browned with age, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket, typical for a copy this age. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Southern Gothic thriller with magical elements. "In this book, [McCammon] is a very good writer indeed." - Locus, October 1992, pg. 23.

000679

Price: 35.00 USD
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SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD, McCAMMON, ROBERT
52 SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD
McCAMMON, ROBERT
River City Publishing, 2002, 1880216620 / 9781880216620

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Poor. Ex-Library. Dolinger, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy with the usual paste-downs, stickers and stamps. Pages are clean and intact. An excellent reading copy of a break-through book that's a fascinating read. The first Matthew Corbett novel in this highly entertaining mystery series set in early 18th century Colonial America.

004447

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USHER'S PASSING, McCammon, Robert R.
53 USHER'S PASSING
McCammon, Robert R.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1984, 0030618339 / 9780030618338

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Fine. Ex-Library. Minor, Wendell
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy with the usual library markings, paste-ons and handling. Not a book club or remainder copy. The copy is square and relatively clean. However, the jacket itself has been cleaned and is free of tears with price intact. The library stickers have also been removed from the jacket so its clean. A great first edition jacket to marry to a superior copy.

003437

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PLANTS [THE], McKenney, Kenneth
54 PLANTS [THE]
McKenney, Kenneth
Putnam, 1976, 0399116273 / 9780399116278

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint crinkling and chipping at the top edge of spine panel. The panel is also moderately sunned. Except for these defects and below-average age-related wear, this is a clean, straight copy without tears, price-clipping or previous owner's markings. McKenney's first novel, he is also the author of the horror novels The Moonchild (1989), The Changeling (1989) and The Offspring (1990). The Moonchild was described as "A slick, ingenious novel that combines elements of the zombie, evil child and even werewolf motifs." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-235.

003328

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TOTEM [THE], Morrell, David
55 TOTEM [THE]
Morrell, David
M. Evans & Co., 1979, 0871312980 / 9780871312983

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Fine. Ex-Library. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library with paste-down stain at front free endpaper and slight lean to spine. Age-related soiling and stains on each text block edge. However, dustjacket itself has been protected by a mylar wrapper and is almost fine condition without tears or price-clipping. (There is a tiny 1.5cm fold-crease at the very bottom edge of the jacket's spine panel and a 4.5cm stain on the inside of the front jacket flap and corresponding front paste-down.) A fine jacket to marry to a superior copy.

002323

Price: 10.00 USD
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WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED), Newman, Kim
56 WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED)
Newman, Kim
Alchemy Press, 2000, 0953226026 / 9780953226023

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Starshine, Sylvia
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition to 500 signed/numbered copies by this specialty publisher. Signed on limitation page by Kim Newman, Peter Atkins, Sylvia Starshine and Randy Broeker. Cover art by Starshine and interior illustrations by Broeker. Collection of four stories previously published in the Dark Terrors or Dark Stories anthologies. Award History: 2001 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Collection.
Signed by Author(s)
001670

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RUN (SIGNED), Patchett, Ann
57 RUN (SIGNED)
Patchett, Ann
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2007, 0061340634 / 9780061340635

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First American Edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Patchett on a special, tipped-in page. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this is a Publisher's signed edition, signed prior to publication by Patchett. This promotional copy is different than others, in that the tipped-in page usually has a signature only. This publisher's copy includes a publisher's statement that this copy was especially signed by Patchett for the publisher.
Signed by Author(s)
004644

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ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED), Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
58 ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED)
Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
Preiss Dell, 1991, 0440503523 / 9780440503521

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Jensen, Bruce
First printing, trade paperback. Minor wear at edges and corners, else fine (unread) softcover copy without tears or defects. Signed by contributing authors Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (and dated "290CT04") and F. Paul Wilson (and inscribed "WHC '006") on the Contents page. Also signed by Charles de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Original anthology with stories on the subject of the Frankenstein monster. Authors: Asimov, Katherine Dunn, Aldiss, Bishop, Vonnegut, Resnick, Wilson, Farmer, Yarbro, Schutz, Somtow, Estleman, Tem, Friesner, Schow, Haber, Reeves-Stevens, Harrington, de Lint, Effinger, and Leonard Wolf.
Signed by Author(s)
000267

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LASHER, Rice, Anne
59 LASHER
Rice, Anne
Knopf, 1993, 0679412956 / 9780679412953

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Very fine (unread) copy in fine dustjacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to The Witching Hour. Difficult to find copies now in fine condition and without previous owner's marks or dedications.

000284

Price: 10.00 USD
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TALE OF THE BODY THIEF [THE], Rice, Anne
60 TALE OF THE BODY THIEF [THE]
Rice, Anne
Knopf, 1992, 0679405283 / 9780679405283

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Minor shelfwear-related crinkling to top edge of spine panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine dustjacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fourth book in the Vampire Chronicles.

000332

Price: 15.00 USD
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