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61 Lawrence, Margery THE TERRACES OF NIGHT: Being Further Chronicles of the "Club of the Round Table"
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. 1899562788 / 9781899562787 First edition thus; one of 600 copies issued. Hardcover. Very fine in black gilt-stamped cloth with red-on-red decorated endpapers; in dust jacket with artwork by Paul Lowe. Portrait of the author, b-&-w reproductions of the original dust jacket and paperback art. Edited with an introduction by Richard Dalby. 
Elusive sequel to the equally rare 1926 NIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE comprises a dozen haunting yarns set in such diverse locations as Africa, Austria and England, concerning Russian snuff-boxes, wayside shrines and African curses. First published in 1932. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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62 Leatherbarrow, J.S. A NATURAL BODY AND A SPIRITUAL BODY: Some Worcestershire Encounters with the Supernatural
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2007. First edition thus. One of 400 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket art by Jason Van Hollander. 
Canon Leatherbarrow's slim collection of ghost stories, first published privately in 1983, were written 'in respectful imitation of my mentor' (M.R. James). Biographical introduction by James Doig. The stories are set mainly in fictional parishes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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63 Lohrke, Eugene THE FIRST BUS OUT
New York/London: D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, 1935. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Slightly shaken, pale foxing to endsheets, page edges, and scattered within; thus near fine, in black binding with silver lettering and rules; in a lightly used, rubbed and edgeworn illustrated dust jacket with a few minor nicks. 
The last shadowy ride of an oddly assorted group of passengers on the title bus--with no driver and no return ticket! Allegorical fantasy on themes of life and death. Lohrke was also the author of DEEP EVENING and OVERSHADOWED. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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64 Long, Frank Belknap THE EARLY LONG
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. 0385055633 / 9780385055635 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Speck of faint foxing to page fore-edges, remainder spray to lower page edges, otherwise bright, sharp, nearly fine, in black binding with yellow spine lettering; in a mildly age-toned, about near fine dust jacket, with a short tear to lower front. 
"Those who are familiar with FBL may count themselves fortunate indeed...their delight will be excelled only by those who are discovering, for the first time, the chilling creations of a master of fantasy and horror."--Robert Bloch. 17 stories. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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65 Lovecraft, H.P.; collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943. First edition, first printing: one of 1217 copies printed. Jacket photo by Burt Trimpey of Clark Ashton Smith sculptures. Hardcover. Ownership name, some discoloration and mild staining to covers, else very good, in black cloth with gilt spine titling (tarnished); in an about good only dust jacket, that is worn, chipped, tape-repaired, age-toned, and missing large pieces to the spine. 
The second Lovecraft omnibus (after 1939's THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS) collects THE CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD, THE DREAM-QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADDATH, stories not collected in THE OUTSIDER, ghostwritten tales, and poetry. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Ashcroft, British Columbia: Classic Macabre/Ash-Tree Press, 2005. 1553100808 / 9781553100805 First edition thus: a trade paperback original. Fourth in the Classic Macabre series of reissues. This title originally published 1964. Trade Paperback. Fine, in illustrated flapfold stiff wraps. Cover art by Jason von Hollander. 
"Not only a fine novel of the supernatural, but it is also a detective story, solving the puzzle of a series of murders... It has plenty of 'Jamesian' atmosphere, is well-written, and cleverly plotted."--David Rowlands, from his introduction. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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67 Marti-Ibanez, Felix ALL THE WONDERS WE SEEK
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., Publisher, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. A lovely example. 
Thirteen "tales of surprise and prodigy" from the Spanish-born doctor/scholar with settings ranging throughout Latin America. Two of the stories herein originally saw print in WEIRD TALES magazine. Illustrated with striking chapter heads. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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68 Matheson, Richard A STIR OF ECHOES
Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1958). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good: mild spine slant, shelf edges and corner tips worn, abrasion at spine ends, and some soiling to the covers; lacking the dust jacket. 
Neat little tale of ghostly vengeance set against Matheson's wonted everyday backdrop. Foreshadows a number of later works, including CLOSE ENCOUNTERS and SIXTH SENSE. Nicely adapted in 1999 into a film with Kevin Bacon effective in the everyman lead. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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69 Michaels, Barbara STITCHES IN TIME
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1995). 0060177632 / 9780060177638 Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine, in mildly age-toned, very lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. 
A return to the characters and setting of Michaels' supernatural suspense novels, AMMIE, COME HOME and SHATTERED SILK. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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70 Mostert, Natasha THE MIDNIGHT SIDE
New York: William Morrow, (2001). 0688173853 / 9780688173852 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The London-based native of South Africa has written a debut novel of murder and revenge with a ghost from the other side instructing and influencing the protagonist, who is falling in love with the murderer. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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71 Northcote, Amyas IN GHOSTLY COMPANY
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1997. 1899562214 / 9781899562213 First edition thus. Limited to four hundred copies. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated by Deborah McMillion-Nering; with frontispiece reproduction of the original atmospheric art deco cover design. 
The only work of fiction by this "golden age" ghost story writer was first released in 1921 and here reprinted in the customary handsome Ash-Tree production; with biographical introduction by Richard Dalby, and bibliographical afterword by Jack Adrian. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Ashcroft, British Columbia: Classic Macabre/Ash-Tree Press, 2004. 1553100670 / 9781553100676 First edition thus: a trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine, in slick, illustrated wraps with artwork by Keith Minnion. With an introduction by the author. 
Third in Ashtree's Classic Macabre series, this supernatural novel was first published by Secker and Warburg in 1983. "Reminiscent of the stories of M.R. James, or Henry James's THE TURN OF THE SCREW."--British Book News. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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73 Oliver, Frances DANCING ON AIR
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2004. 1553100662 / 9781553100669 First edition, first printing: one of 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Paul Lowe. With an introduction by the author. 
An original collection of ten tales written over a period of four decades. The Vienna-born author is the author of two supernatural novels, XARGOS and CHILDREN OF EPIPHANY, as well as three non-supernatural novels. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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74 Olson, Danel; editor EXOTIC GOTHIC: Forbidden Tales from Our Gothic World
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2007. First edition, first printing. One of 350 hardcover copies. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A collection of twenty-three stories that demonstrate how today's international Gothicists are reimagining the traditional setting, mood, and characters of their British, German and French predecessors. Crowther, Gaiman, Ligotti, Hodge, Nolan, et al. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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75 Oltion, Jerry ABANDON IN PLACE
New York: Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). 031287264X / 9780312872649 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages faintly age-toned, else fine; in a near fine, faintly age-toned, very mildly crimped illustrated dust jacket. that shows some minor edgewear. Jacket art by Vincent di Fate. 
"Based on a Nebula Award-winning novella, this fast-paced adventure has humor, strong characterizations, sharp contemporary insights, and real vision. Equal parts hard science and ghost story, New Physics and New Age."--C.C. Menefee. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., (1971). First edition thus. Hardcover. A few nicks to the edges, else fine, unread in illustrated wraps. Octavo. 689 pages; advertisements. 
An unabridged republication of the original first edition published by Ivor Nicholson and Watson Ltd. in London in 1935. Uncommon thus. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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London: John Long, (1906). First edition, first printing. With [32] page June, 1906 John Long catalogue bound in at rear. Hardcover. A slightly shaken, very good copy showing mild wear and soiling, foxing to fore-edge and scattered within, minor darkening to spine; in gray, illustrated cloth; no dust jacket. A.E. Methuen's pencilled signature to front pastedown. 
Involving and beautifully written chronicle of a high-spirited eighteen-year-old girl who must make her own way in London after her ne'er-do-well father dies--her adventures involve spiritualists, stolen necklaces, motor cars, and a happy ending. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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78 Pangborn, Georgia Wood THE WIND AT MIDNIGHT
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. 1899562761 / 9781899562763 First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Very fine in black cloth with gilt spine lettering and crimson endpapers; in illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Deborah McMillion-Nering. Preface by Patricia McKillip; edited with an introduction by Jessica Amanda Salmonson. 
Salmonson here gathers all of Pangborn's significant writings in the field. Women and children figure prominently in these fresh, unconventional yarns by the one-time household name, who, during her heyday, was favorably compared to Algernon Blackwood. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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79 Porges, Arthur THE MIRROR and Other Strange Reflections
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2002. 1553100441 / 9781553100447 First edition, first printing. One of 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacking painting by Paul Lowe. 
Twenty-eight tales are gathered together under the editorship of Mike Ashley. "Arthur Porges's stories stand on their own as elegant exercises in the macabre and terrifying, which will linger in the memory long after the book is closed."--Ash-Tree Press. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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80 Roden, Barbara and Christopher, editors MIDNIGHT NEVER COMES
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1997. 1899562346 / 9781899562343 First edition, first printing: one of 500 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
An original anthology of ghost stories by contemporary writers in the genre: Volk, Mackay, Chislett, Rath, Lamsley, Pardoe, Whitbourn, Aycliffe, Griffin, Rowlands, Weighell, Howarth, Burt, Rhys Hughes, Simon Clark, Jesse F. Knight, and Steve Duffy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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