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41 Hepworth, George H. THE QUEEREST MAN ALIVE And Other Stories
New York: R.F. Fenno & Company, (1897). First edition. Hardcover. Very good only: spine slant, staining to borders of front cover, owner's discreet name to endsheet and verso of contents page; bound in grey cloth with elaborate teal, gilt and flame cover illustration of a fantastical beast in a circle of flames. 
Collection of supernatural tales charmingly related in a wry, urbane style by the minister and New York Herald editor, author of a fantasy novel of reincarnation with the unusual title--!!!. Both the collection and the novel are listed in Bleiler. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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42 Hill, Joe; Introduction by Christopher Golden 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS
(Hornsea, England): PS Publishing, 2005. 1904619479 / 9781904619475 First edition, first printing: one of 200 numbered copies SIGNED by Joe Hill and Christopher Golden. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new, illustrated dust jacket; in the publisher's slipcase. Wraparound jacket art by Vincent Chong. 
"Big enough to get lost in, a maze filled with exits into a vast country of the surreal. With an assortment of dazzling ideas stickier than flypaper, Joe Hill's unforgettable first collection introduces a startling new imagination." 
Price: 650.00 USD
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AMERICAN MORONS: Stories, Hirshberg, Glen
43 Hirshberg, Glen AMERICAN MORONS: Stories
(Northborough, Massachusetts): Earthling Publications, 2006. 0976633981 / 9780976633983 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"These stories are smart, challenging, ripe with feeling, expansive in every way: horror as it should be writ, and as only the best and most expressive can write it."--Peter Straub. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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44 Hirshberg, Glen AMERICAN MORONS: Stories
(Northborough, Massachusetts): Earthling Publications, 2006. 0976633981 / 9780976633983 First edition, first printing: limited edition; one of 150 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new, illustrated dust jacket. 
"Hirshberg's stories are haunting...but not only because of the content--the stories themselves haunt, they stick around, they linger, inhabiting a little corner of the reader's brain and resurfacing to evoke mystery or sadness or longing."--A. Bender. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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45 Hirshberg, Glen THE TWO SAMS: Ghost Stories
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2003). 0786712554 / 9780786712557 First edition thus. A new trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps. To be SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop! 
The horrors revealed in THE TWO SAMS are the subtle kind, those that sting harder in the memory than they might in the first reading."--SF Chronicle. Introduction by Ramsey Campbell. International Horror Guild winner. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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46 Hjortsberg, W. FALLING ANGEL
New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1978). 0151301182 / 9780151301188 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny half-moon of pale stain to front free endpaper, mild age-toning to gutters and textblock, thus near fine; in a lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. A nice copy. 
This terrifying novel about a New York private eye's routine missing-person case leading him into the world of Harlem witchcraft became the Alan Parker film, ANGEL HEART, starring Robert De Niro and Mickey Rourke. Edgar-winner. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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47 Hodgson, William Hope TERRORS OF THE SEA: Unpublished and Uncollected Fantasies of William Hope Hodgson
Hampton Falls, New Hampshire: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, (1996). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap! 
Collection of fourteen rare tales by the author of THE BOATS OF THE "GLEN CARRIG", THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND and NIGHT LAND. Edited and introduced by sf historian Sam Moskowitz. With cover and interior art by Ned Cameron. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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48 Hodgson, William Hope THE GHOST PIRATES
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, (2003). 1553100557 / 9781553100553 First edition thus: in Ashtree's Classic Macabre series. A trade-sized paperback. Trade Paperback. New, in slick, illustrated wraps with french flap folds. Cover art by Jason Van Hollander. 
Hodgson's "vivid...highly original" (Bleiler) sea-going ghost story in a handsome, readable new edition from one of the foremost purveyors of classic supernatural fiction. Introduction by A.F. Kidd and a bibliographical note by Douglas A. Anderson. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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49 Hodgson, William Hope THE GHOST PIRATES
Westport, Connecticut: Hyperion Press, Inc., (1976). First edition thus: trade paperback facsimile edition, with the frontispiece by Sidney H. Sime. Trade Paperback. Mild age-toning to covers and a few tiny spots of discoloration, but unread--spine uncreased, and internally bright, sharp and clean: thus about near fine; in illustrated cardstock wraps. 
A ship is first scouted and boarded by spectral sailors from ships that move beneath the waves. A fierce struggle ensues for the mastery of the invaded vessel. In Hyperion's astutely chosen Classics of Science Fiction series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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50 Hunt, Violet MORE TALES OF THE UNEASY
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2005. 1553100824 / 9781553100829 First edition thus, first printing: one of five hundred copies produced. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in chianti cloth with gilt spine-stamping, red-on-red endsheets; in a fine, new illustrated dust jacket. Lovely, wraparound jacket painting by Jason von Hollander. 
Hunt's second volume of tales, first published in 1925, comprises: "The Night of No Weather"; "The Cigarette Case of the Commander"; "Love's Last Leave"; and "The Corsican Sisters." Preface by Hunt, in which she acknowledges the influence of Henry James. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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51 Jackson, Sir Thomas Graham SIX GHOST STORIES
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. 1899562680 / 9781899562688 First edition thus: one of five hundred copies issued. Hardcover. Very fine in grey cloth, silver-lettered spine; red-on-red decorated endpapers; in dust jacket with artwork by Jason C. Eckhardt. Edited by Richard Dalby. With photo frontispiece, portrait of the author, and reproduction of the first edition jacket art. 
Penned for the amusement of family and friends by the prominent Edwardian architect, these tales were collected in 1919 and, with one exception, have never been reprinted. In one selection, Jackson was among the first to haunt the London Underground. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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52 James, M.R. ETON AND KING'S: Recollections, Mostly Trivial, 1875-1925
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2005. First edition thus, limited to 350 copies. Hardcover. Very fine, in chianti cloth with gilt spine lettering, red-on-red endsheets; a new book, in a very fine dust jacket. With an introduction by Rosemary and Darrell Pardoe. Appendix: James's article "New and Old at Cambridge"--originally seen in The Times. 
The only autobiographical volume written by the man widely accepted as the master of the modern English ghost story. This new edition of the book, first published in 1926 and never reprinted, has been fully indexed by Rosemary and Darrell Pardoe. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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53 Jerome, Jerome K.; Edited, with an Introduction by Jessica Amanda Salmonson CITY OF THE SEA and Other Ghost Stories
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2008. First edition, first printing. One of 400 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Cover by Jason Van Hollander. Tall octavo. 286 pages. 
This new Ash-Tree Press edition marks the first occasion on which all of Jerome K. Jerome's 'ghost' stories have been collected in one volume. "The humorist in playful and horrific moods."--Mike Scott. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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54 Jewett, Sarah Orne LADY FERRY And Other Uncanny People
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1998. 1899562567 / 9781899562565 First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Fine in burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt to spine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Deborah McMillion-Nering. 
The collected supernatural writings of 19th Century author Jewett whose THE COUNTRY OF THE POINTED FIRS is widely considered a landmark in American fiction; introduced by Jessica Amanda Salmonson; with a preface by Joanna Russ. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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55 Judd, Alan THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK
(London): HarperCollins / An imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, (1991). 000228322 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly age-toned, else fine, in black boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Modern Faustian tale inspired by Judd's meeting with Graham Greene and written as an homage to Ford Madox Ford, tells of a world-famous writer living in the South of France who is possessed by a literary spirit. 1991 Guardian Fiction Prize winner. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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56 Kelleher, Victor BAILY'S BONES
New York: Dial Books for Young Readers. (1989). 0803706626 / 9780803706620 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As-new! Jacket painting by Linda Benson. 
While his family is visiting a remote Australian valley, Kenny -- a gentle young man with the mind of a three-year-old -- is possessed by a hate-filled, long-dead convict, thus becoming a pawn of vengeful ghosts bent on reenacting an old tragedy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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57 Kersh, Gerald; Duncan, Paul; editor THE WORLD, THE FLESH, & THE DEVIL: Fantastical Writings; Volume 1
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2006. 1553100921 / 9781553100928 First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 500 copies. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket illustration by by Jason Van Hollander. Octavo. 252 pages. Bibliography of Kersh writings. 
First volume in Ash-Tree Press's series of The Fantastical Writings. Editor Paul Duncan has selected 25 of Gerald Kersh's stories--two of the stories are collected here for the first time. Afterword: "Gerald Kersh, Man of Many Skins" by Duncan. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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58 Kirk, Russell OFF THE SAND ROAD: Ghost Stories, Volume One
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2002. 1553100514 / 9781553100515 First edition, first printing. One of 500 copies produced. Edited, with an introduction by John Pelan. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in full black cloth with gilt spine titling, red-on-red decorative endsheets; in a fine, new, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Russell Kirk for his story ''Off the Sand Road.'' 
First of Ash-Tree's two-book collection of Kirk's classical-style ghost stories. Included: "There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding"--winner of the 1977 World Fantasy Award, and Kirk's essay, "A Cautionary Note on the Ghostly Tale." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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59 Kirk, Russell WHAT SHADOWS WE PURSUE: Ghost Stories, Volume Two
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2003. 1553100514 / 9781553100515 First edition, first printing. One of 500 copies produced. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in full black cloth with gilt spine titling, red-on-red decorative endsheets; in a fine, new, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Russell Kirk for his story "Uncle Isaiah." 
Part two in Ash-Tree's two-volume collection of Kirk's supernatural short fiction. Included: two of Kirk's most notable tales: "Watchers at the Strait Gate" and "The Invasion of the Church of the Holy Ghost." Edited, with an introduction by John Pelan. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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60 Lamb, Hugh, editor RETURN FROM THE GRAVE
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, (1977). 0800867823 / 9780800867829 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Text block tanned (as usual), else a fine copy in blue boards with spine titles gilt; in a price-clipped, lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Twenty rare stories are exhumed from the tombs of macabre fiction and presented in this thematic collection that includes stories from A.C. & R.H. Benson, John Blackburn, Ramsey Campbell, August Derleth, Poe, Eleanor Scott, H.R. Wakefield, and others. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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