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41 Barker, Clive IN THE FLESH
New York: Poseidon Press, (1987). 0671626876 / 9780671626877 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Publisher's remainder symbol to the lower page edges, else fine, as-new; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Fred Marcellino. 
Originally published in Great Britain as a paperback original by Sphere Books Ltd. under the title BOOKS OF BLOOD, Volume V. A collection of horror short fiction that includes: "In The Flesh," "The Forbidden," "The Madonna," and "Babel's Children." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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42 Barker, Clive INCARNATIONS: Three Plays
(New York, N.Y.): HarperPrism, (1995). 0061052442 / 9780061052446 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A little less than near fine, covers splayed, pages tanned; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with jacket painting by Barker. 
In COLOSSUS, the subject is the great Spanish painter Goya; FRANKENSTEIN IN LOVE is Barker's homage to Mary Shelley's masterpiece and the graphic tradition of Grand Guignol theatre; in THE HISTORY OF THE DEVIL, Lucifer himself is brought to trial. 
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43 Barker, Clive SACRAMENT
(New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1996). 006017949X / 9780060179496 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spine ends and lower corner tips lightly bumped, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The tale of Will Rabjohns, a famous wildlife photographer who, while in a coma induced by a bear attack, relives the terrifying encounter that created him, both as a man and an artist. 
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44 Barker, Clive THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW: The First Book of the Art
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1989). 0060162767 / 9780060162764 Book club edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a like dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. Jacket art by Kirk Reinert. 
"Succintly put, it's about Hollywood, sex, and Armageddon."--Clive Barker. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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45 Barker, Clive THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW: the First Book of the Art
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1989). 0060162767 / 9780060162764 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a pictorial dust jacket with creepy wraparound holographic artwork by Kirk Reinert. 
"Succintly put, it's about Hollywood, sex, and Armageddon."--Clive Barker. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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46 Barker, Clive WEAVEWORLD
New York: Poseidon Press, (1987). 0671612689 / 9780671612689 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Wendell Minor. 
"WEAVEWORLD is pure dazzle, pure storytelling. The mixed, tricky country where fantasy and horror overlap has been visited before...and WEAVEWORLD will be a guide to everyone who travels there in the future."--Peter Straub. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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47 Barker, Clive WEAVEWORLD
New York: Poseidon Press, (1987). 0671612689 / 9780671612689 Second printing. Hardcover. Remainder stamp to lower page edges, else fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket, with artwork by Wendell Minor. Erratum slip laid in. 
WEAVEWORLD begins with a carpet in which a world of rapture and enchantment is hiding; a world which comes to life, alerting the dark forces and beginning a desperate battle to preserve the last vestiges of magic. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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48 Benson, E.F. SEA MIST
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2005. 1553100786 / 9781553100782 First edition, first printing: one of six hundred copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, in chianti cloth with red-on-red endpapers; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Douglas Walters. 
Fifth and final volume in Ashtree's series of Benson's SPOOKY STORIES collects all the tales from THE FLINT KNIFE, and from the "Spooky Stories" sections of DESIRABLE RESIDENCES and FINE FEATHERS. Edited, with an introduction and notes by Jack Adrian. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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49 Benson, E.F. THE TERROR BY NIGHT
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1998. First edition, limited to 600 copies only. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket with wraparound art by Douglas Walters in his now familiar Ash-Tree style--an unsettling blend of the surreal and the grotesque. Edited with an introduction by Jack Adrian. Frontispiece photo of Benson and a note on sources. 
Premiere entry in a five-volume set collecting all the "spook stories" by this masterful British spinner of supernatural yarns. Included is "The Bus-Conductor"--which was adapted for the screen in the classic anthology horror film, DEAD OF NIGHT. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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50 Bernard, Christine, editor 2ND (SECOND) ARMADA GHOST BOOK
(London): Armada Paperbacks for Boys and Girls/May Fair, (1986). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Very mild spine crease and edgewear, else near fine in illustrated wraps with artwork by Gino D'Achille, who has also supplied the interior black-and-whites. 
This second gathering of ghost yarns for the younger set highlights contributions by Wells, E. Nesbit, William Croft Dickinson, and Sorche Nic Leodhas. 
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51 Bestwick, Simon A HAZY SHADE OF WINTER
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2004. 1553100697 / 9781553100690 First edition, first printing: one of 500 copies printed. Introduction by Joel Lane. Hardcover. Very fine, in chianti cloth with gilt spine lettering, red-on-red endsheets; in a very fine, illustrated dust jacket with jacket painting by Ash-Tree regular Paul Lowe--one of his most evocative efforts for this imprint. 
First book for the contemporary U.K. supernatural writer, collects five previously published tales, and nine stories seen here for the first time anywhere. "Disturbing, emotionally frank, thematically diverse, and rich in descriptive skill."--Joel Lane. 
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52 Bishop, Anne TANGLED WEBS
(New York, New York): Roc/A Roc Book, (2008). 0451461606 / 9780451461605 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. New. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The sixth installment in The Realms Of Blood/Black Jewels series is centered on the hellish tour of a haunted house that Queen Jaenelle Angelline has created to parody myths about the magically gifted Bloods. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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53 Bishop, Michael ONE WINTER IN EDEN
(Sauk City, Wisconsin): Arkham House Publishers, Inc., (1984). 0870540963 / 9780870540967 First edition, first printing. One of 3596 copies printed. Hardcover. Tiny speck of stain to the top page edges, else fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
Foreword by Thomas M. Disch. Artwork by Andrew Smith. A collection of twelve short stories including "The Quickening" which won the Nebula award. Jacket illustration by Raymond Bayless. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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54 Black, Campbell LETTERS FROM THE DEAD
New York: Villard Books, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
Two friends and their children inhabit a haunted house for the summer. 
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55 Black, Campbell THE WANTING
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1986). 0070055645 / 9780070055643 Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows faint age-toning, a tiny closed tear to upper front panel, and a tiny closed tear to upper rear panel. Jacket by Wendell Minor. 
"Every 20 years or so, in an isolated California town that caters to the tourist trade, a child suddenly sickens and dies horrifyingly in a matter of weeks."--Library Journal. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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56 Blackwood, Algernon INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES
Eureka, California: Stark House Press, (2003). 0966784820 / 9780966784824 First edition thus: a trade paperback. A new book. Trade Paperback. Very fine, in slick, color-illustrated wraps with artwork by Campbell Shepard. With a new introduction by Tim Lebbon. 
Reissue of Macmillan's 1914 collection of five "more sinister" (Mike Ashley) Blackwood tales: "The Regeneration of Lord Ernie"; "The Sacrifice"; "The Damned"; "A Descent into Egypt"; "Wayfarers." 
Price: 16.95 USD
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57 Blackwood, Algernon JOHN SILENCE: Physician Extraordinary
New York: Vaughan & Gomme, 1914. Third U.S. edition: one of 250 copies issued thus. Hardcover. Very good only: Tanning to endsheets, pencilled owner's name to pastedown, dot of stain to fore-edge, general wear, abrasion to outer hinges and especially to spine crown; no dust jacket. 
Five cases of Blackwood's psychic detective are herein chronicled in the author's third and most successful book. Comprises "A Psychical Invasion"; "Ancient Sorceries"; "The Nemesis of Fire"; "Secret Worship"; "The Camp of the Dog." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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58 Blackwood, Algernon THE EMPTY HOUSE
(London): John Baker, (1969). 1557424381 / 9781557424389 Reprint of Blackwood's first collection, originally issued in 1906. Hardcover. A fine copy in black cloth with titles stamped in silver to the spine; in a maroon lettered plain pink dust jacket. Octavo. 316 pages. 
"The Empty House"; "A Haunted Island"; "A Suspicious Gift"; "A Case of Eavesdropping"; "Keeping His Promise"; "With Intent to Steal"; "The Wood of the Dead"; "Smith"; "Skeleton Lake"; "The Strange Adventures of a Private Secretary in New York." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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59 Blatty, William Peter DEMONS FIVE, EXORCISTS NOTHING: A Fable
New York: Donald I. Fine Books, (1996). 1556115016 / 9781556115011 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor bumping to lower corner tips, else fine, as-new, in a fine, pictorial dust jacket. 
An allegorical farce about contemporary movie-making that chronicles the descent of an acclaimed screenwriter; by the Academy Award-winning screenwriter and bestselling author of THE EXORCIST. 
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60 Bloch, Robert AMERICAN GOTHIC
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Tape shadows on front and rear covers, glue discoloration to the front endpaper, a slight lean to the spine, otherwise very good in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
The classic tale of G. Gordon Gregg, pharmacist and inventor, who builds a castle to house his pharmacy and rents rooms to Fair tourists. The castle is an intricate maze of secret rooms and staircases where Gregg entices and later terrorizes his victims. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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