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THE THIRTY-FIRST OF FEBRUARY. Nelson Bond. THE THIRTY-FIRST OF FEBRUARY.
New York: Gnome Press, (1949). First edition of his second book. A collection of 13 stories. A very fine copy in dust jacket.

[Book #48320]       Price: $60.00
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DARK CARNIVAL. Ray Bradbury. DARK CARNIVAL.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. First edition of Bradbury's first book, a collection of 27 of his earliest stories. There were only 3,112 copies in the first printing. 3 x 5" plain white card laid in SIGNED BY BRADBURY WITH DRAWING OF ONE OF HIS MONSTERS and dated in 1989. Touch of darkening to pastedowns, still near fine in very good, price-clipped dust jacket with rubbed chipping to corners and spine ends and white portion of back cover a little soiled.

[Book #53848]       Price: $2,500.00
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THE GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN. Ray Bradbury. THE GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1953. First edition. INSCRIBED, "For Eric! Ray Bradbury 4/8/84." Crease to lower rear corner otherwise near fine in very good or better dust jacket with small light splash on the slightly age-toned spine.

[Book #53996]       Price: $600.00
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THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES. Ray Bradbury. THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co. 1950. First edition. His second book; chronicles of the years 2000 through 2026 on Mars. In the first binding of green (vs. blue). Touch of subtle spotting to covers, spine just slightly toned, otherwise near fine in good to very good dust jacket slightly tanned at spine, with spine ends nicked and rubbed, lightly rubbed crease to spine and old internal tape reinforcement to edges, fold and spine.

[Book #53997]       Price: $750.00
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THE OCTOBER COUNTRY. Ray Bradbury. THE OCTOBER COUNTRY.
New York: Ballantine Books, (1955). First edition, first state with logo inverted. Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini. Generic bookplate SIGNED BY BRADBURY laid in. Very good in good-only dust jacket that is chipped, lightly stained, and generally worn.

[Book #54002]       Price: $350.00
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THE STRANGE CASE OF MISS ANNIE SPRAGG. Louis Bromfield. THE STRANGE CASE OF MISS ANNIE SPRAGG.
New York: Frederick Stokes Co. 1928. First edition. A Barron fantasy title about a woman with a stigmata. Set in Italy. "...pagan rebellion against oppresive Christian moralism." Fine in an orange dust jacket with very light edgewear and the spine slightly faded. Fantasy Literature.

[Book #28570]       Price: $60.00
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ROGUE IN SPACE. Fredric Brown. ROGUE IN SPACE.
New York: Dutton, 1957. First edition. Spine ends a little bumped and light offset to hinges otherwise fine in bright dust jacket with light soiling to rear panel, small tear with internal tape repair, and few areas of blue touch up evident on verso. One of his harder titles to find in nice condition. HARD TO FIND IN NICE CONDITION.

[Book #54753]       Price: $300.00
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KRAKATIT. Karel Capek. KRAKATIT.
New York: Macmillan, 1925. First edition. Translated from the Czech by Lawrence Hyde. The story of an engineer who discovers "Krakatit" -- an explosive powerful enough to destroy the world. Bright and nearly fine with barest wear and one small stain to page fore edge. In dust jacket with corners clipped but "$2.50" price still present, as usually seen. Jacket is lightly chipped, has two internal tape repairs (thin strip of paper tape and small piece of clear tape), and is somewhat skinned on rear panel but otherwise bright and very good.

[Book #53967]       Price: $500.00
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LOST BOYS. Orson Scott Card. LOST BOYS.
(New York): HarperCollins, (1992). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in red paperwraps with publisher's card stapled inside front cover.

[Book #30858]       Price: $45.00
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND: A Surprise Book. Lewis Carroll, story adaptor Oskar Lebeck. ALICE IN WONDERLAND: A Surprise Book.
New York: Dell Publ. Co. 1950. "Dell Surprise Book" number 12, first edition thus. Illustrated by Sheila Beckett. Small, oblong, stapled, pictorial paperwraps. Good or better with shelf wear, soiling, and one small chip.

[Book #48752]       Price: $25.00
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND: Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie. Lewis Carroll, Suzy Lee. ALICE IN WONDERLAND: Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie.
(Mantova: Maurizio Corraini, 2002). First edition. Korean artist Suzy Lee's book of photos and drawings for children and adults; with text on only the last two pages ("Is all our life, then . . . but a dream?") in English with Italian translation beneath. Inspired by the whimsey of Lewis Carroll's "ALICE." Pages stiff (as in a child's first book). Few edge bumps, otherwise fine in thick, paper-covered boards.

[Book #48903]       Price: $75.00
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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Lewis Carroll. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.
Alice B. Woodward. London: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd. 1920. Later printing; originally published in 1913. Illustrations by Alice B. Woodward, who is best known for her illustrations in THE PETER PAN PICTURE BOOK, which was also published by Bell. Seven full-page black-and-white drawings, plus frontis and front cover; several in-text illustrations as well. 12mo, pale blue, soft cloth binding (oil cloth?--appears to be Blanck's fabric B), lettered and with cover illustration in darker blue. Spine ends a little frayed, edges tanned and somewhat soiled, otherwise very good. Scarce in any printing/edition.

[Book #48751]       Price: $200.00
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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: And What Alice Found There. Lewis Carroll. THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: And What Alice Found There.
Franklin Hughes. New York: Cheshire House, 1931. First edition thus: limited edition, #1194 of 1200 copies, with illustrations by Franklin Hughes. Qurato, white silk-moire boards somewhat soiled, scattered foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Very good, lacking slipcase.

[Book #49723]       Price: $100.00
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Two volumes. Lewis Carroll, Roselle Ross. ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Two volumes.
Marjorie Collison. New York: Maxton Publishers, Inc. (1947). First thus. Two volume set of Ross' version of these classic stories for young readers. Illustrated by Majorie Collison. Both volumes are very good or better with light rubbing to edges, in pictorial dust jackets which are somewhat worn but still complete and very scarce.

[Book #48913]       Price: $100.00
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FIREWORKS: Nine Stories in Various Disguises. Angela Carter. FIREWORKS: Nine Stories in Various Disguises.
New York: Harper & Row, (1981). First edition. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #30682]       Price: $45.00
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THE RAT RACE. John Franklin Carter, Jay Franklin. THE RAT RACE.
Los Angeles: Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc. 1950. First edition. Near fine in bright, very good dust jacket with light edge wear and half-inch chip from base of spine.

[Book #49248]       Price: $50.00
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THE EXPLORATION OF SPACE. Arthur C. Clarke. THE EXPLORATION OF SPACE.
New York: Harper & Bros. (1951). First U.S. edition. Notable non-fiction book from the author of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, describing the technical details and societal implications of rocketry and space flight. Very good to near fine complete dust jacket with edge rubbing and light foxing or soiling on the top and bottom edge of the white portion of the back cover.

[Book #49203]       Price: $100.00
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JONATHAN STRANGE & MR. NORRELL. Susanna Clarke. JONATHAN STRANGE & MR. NORRELL.
Portia Rosenberg. New York: Bloomsbury, (2004). First US edition. The author's first novel, a fantasy tale of two magicians in the 1800's.Illustrated by Portia Rosenberg. Large, heavy book in fine condition in near fine dust jacket with touch of flattened creasing to head of spine.

[Book #53310]       Price: $45.00
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THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT. Mark Clifton, , Frank Riley. THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT.
New York: Gnome Press, Inc. 1957. First edition. Pages tanned as usual otherwise fine in good to very good dust jacket with few 1/4 to 1/2" chips including two on front panel just touching the tips of the first and last letter in the title.

[Book #53314]       Price: $150.00
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DON RODRIGUEZ: CHRONICLES OF SHADOW VALLEY. Lord Dunsany. DON RODRIGUEZ: CHRONICLES OF SHADOW VALLEY.
New York: Putnam's Sons, 1922. First edition. Published simultaneously in the UK. Very good to near fine with moderate shelf wear but spine less faded than usually seen. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #41253]       Price: $50.00
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THE GODS OF PEGANA. Lord Dunsany. THE GODS OF PEGANA.
S. H. Sime. Boston: John W. Luce & Co. [1916]. First U.S. edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Illustrations by S. H. Sime. Very good with slight discoloration to the paper boards, edges lightly rubbed and spine ends gently bumped. Previous owner's identifying information on front endpaper. Lacking the very scarce dust jacket.

[Book #51973]       Price: $100.00
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THE LAST BOOK OF WONDER. Lord Dunsany. THE LAST BOOK OF WONDER.
S. H. Sime. Boston: John W. Luce & Company, 1916. First edition. Illustrated by S. H. Sime. About very good with spine showing wear but boards in nice shape, ink notation on front endpaper offset to pastedown, and some darkening of pages edges. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51972]       Price: $100.00
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THE HAB THEORY. Allan W. Eckert. THE HAB THEORY.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1976). First edition. Two small spots on top page edges, otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket with a few closed edge tears and light soiling. An attractive copy of the author's first science fiction book.

[Book #30437]       Price: $100.00
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THE WELL OF THE UNICORN. George U. Fletcher, Fletcher Pratt. THE WELL OF THE UNICORN.
New York: William Sloan Associates, (1948). First edition. The first of his two major fantasy novels. Spine a little shaken, otherwise near fine in faintly foxed, very good dust jacket with edges nicked and rubbed, and few small tears.

[Book #49255]       Price: $100.00
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LO! Charles Fort. LO!
Alexander King. New York: Claude Kendall, (1931). First edition. Tales of the unexplained, recorded by Ford, with an introduction by Tiffany Thayer, founder of the "Fortean Society" which once counted among its followers such literary luminaries of the day as Theodore Dreiser, Booth Tarkington, Ben Hecht, Alexander Woollcott and H. L. Mencken. Illustrated with 12 full-page plates by Alexander King. Charles Hoy Fort (1874-1932) studied and wrote about anomalous phenomena, inspiring and influencing numerous science fiction writers with his tales of strange happenings. An unusually fine copy with just a touch of rubbing to the fragile yellow spine stamping; in a bright, near fine dust jacket with only minor wear.

[Book #54762]       Price: $2,750.00
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