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101 Thomson, Rupert DEATH OF A MURDERER
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2007. 0307265846 / 9780307265845 First U.S.edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a tiny abraision to the lower front corner. 
Thomson begins his eighth novel with the death of real-life British serial sex murderer Myra Hindley. Billy Tyler, an underachieving, unambitious policeman, gets the night shift guarding the killer's body, whose ghost talks with him. "Quietly brilliant." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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102 Turney, Catherine THE OTHER ONE
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1952). B000GLZXSC First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild insect flecking to front cover, otherwise nearly fine, in blue boards with silver spine stamping; in a lightly worn near fine dust jacket showing a few short creases near the upper edge of the rear panel. 
Novel of a beautiful and happy young woman whose body and soul are gripped suddenly by a malevolent supernatural force she can neither understand nor see. Filmed in 1957 as BACK FROM THE DEAD from a screenplay by Turney. Jacket by Milton Glaser. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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103 Wakefield, H.R. IMAGINE A MAN IN A BOX
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1997. First edition thus. Limited to five hundred copies. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket decorated by Paul Lowe; with interior reproduction of the original 1931 jacket illustration, a bizarre art deco depiction of a man in a coffin-like box suspended, Houdini-style, high from a crane amidst looming skyscrapers. 
The third in Ash-Tree's series of Wakefield's weird fiction, with introduction by Barbara Roden, frontispiece photo of the author, and bibliographical afterword by Jack Adrian. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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104 Wakefield, H.R. STRAYERS FROM SHEOL
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, (1961). 1899562796 / 9781899562794 First edition, first printing. 2070 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with a hint of age-toning. 
Fourteen tales with an introduction by H.R. Wakefield. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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105 Wakefield, H.R. THE CLOCK STRIKES TWELVE
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946. 1899562451 / 9781899562459 First U.S. edition, first printing. One of 4040 copies printed. Hardcover. Ownership name to the front endpaper, minor wear to the heel of the spine, else very good; in a worn, illustrated dust jacket missing nearly one-half of the lower spine, with chips and tears to the shelf edges and corner tips. Jacket art by Ronald Clyne. 
Collection of 14 macabre yarns originally published in 1940, then reprinted here by Arkham House in 1946 with 4 additional tales and an introduction by the author on "Why I Write Ghost Stories." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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106 Wharton, Edith; selected and introduced by Anita Brookner THE STORIES OF EDITH WHARTON
(London): Simon Schuster, (1988). 0671655272 / 9780671655273 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, else fine, as-new; in a fine, as-new dust jacket. 
Love, marriage, sexual passion, divorce, adultery and illegitimacy are some of the themes explored in these stories; there are also examples of her satiric tales and one or two ghost stories. "A bewitching writer."--Brookner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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107 Whitbourn, John MORE BINSCOMBE TALES: Sinister Sutangli Stories
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, (1999). 1899562729 / 9781899562725 First edition: limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Very fine in gilt-lettered, forest green cloth with crimson endpapers; in illustrated dust jacket with cover drawing by Alan Hunter. 
Companion to BINSCOMBE TALES, this volume of droll ghost stories contains the final dozen entries in the saga, five of which are published here for the first time. Intro and afterword by the author in which he discusses several unwritten Binscombe tales. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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108 Whitehead, Henry S.; Edited by Douglas A. Anderson & Stefan Dziemiamowicz PASSING OF A GOD and Other Stories
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2007. 1553100980 / 9781553100980 First edition, first printing. One of 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Attractive ''Arkhamesque'' jacket art by Jason Van Hollander. 
The first volume (of a projected three volume set), reprinting all of Henry S. Whitehead's known published short fiction. Supernatural fiction readers and collectors will applaud this handsome quality press publication of this neglected masters work. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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109 Wintle, W.J. GHOST GLEAMS: Tales of the Uncanny
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, (1999). 1899562699 / 9781899562695 First edition thus, limited to 500 copies. With an introduction by Richard Dalby. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth with spine lettered in silver; in a very nearly fine dust jacket showing some mild edgewear; with black-and-white jacket art by Jason C. Eckhardt. 
First published in 1921, this is one of the most elusive titles in the genre of the classic supernatural tale. Frontispiece reproduction of the dust jacket for a 1973 collection of Wintle's works that was never issued. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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110 Woodworth, Stephen IN GOLDEN BLOOD
(New York, New York): A Dell Book, (2005). 0440242525 / 9780440242529 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass Market Paperback. Fine, a new book, in fine, illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Natalie Lindstrom has a gift: the power to speak to the dead, to solve crimes by interviewing murder victims. But now she wants to escape and takes a job as far from crime and punishment as she can get: with an archaeologist in the mountains of Peru. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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111 Woodworth, Stephen THROUGH VIOLET EYES
(New York, New York): A Dell Book, (2004). 0553803379 / 9780553803372 Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. Fine, a new book, in fine, illustrated wraps. 
"Part SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, part THE LOVELY BONES, THROUGH VIOLET EYES delivers a highly evocative, thrilling punch. You won't put it down."--Lisa Gardner. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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