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81 Probert, John Llewellyn COFFIN NAILS
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2008. First edition, first printing. Limited to 400 copies. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket art by Keith Minnion. 
Collection of eighteen horror tales by the award-winning author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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82 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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83 Roden, Barbara, edited, and with an introduction by LADY STANHOPE'S MANUSCRIPT And Other Supernatural Tales
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, (2002). 1553100352 / 9781553100355 Second edition: a trade paperback original. An Ash-Tree Press Occasional Booklet. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book, in slick, illustrated wraps. Illustrations by Pat Walsh, Dallas Goffin, Nick Maloret, and Alan Hunter. New preface to this edition by Roden. 
Re-issue of Ash-Tree's debut, a chapbook collection of Christmas ghost stories by members of the Ghost Story Society. Authors (besides Dale J. Nelson with the title tale) are Katherine Haynes, Christopher Roden, G.W. Howarth, and Tina Rath. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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84 Russell, Alan K., edited by THE BOOK OF THE DEAD: Thirteen Classic Tales of the Supernatural
Poole/New York/Sydney: New Orchard Editions, (1986). 1850790353 / 9781850790358 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned, as expected, else fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Tall octavo. 
Splendid ghost story anthology with selections by Poe, Marion Crawford, Mary Shelley, Sir Walter Scott, Perceval Landon, Dickens, Le Fanu, Mrs. Gaskell, Margaret Oliphant, Bulwer-Lytton, Wilkie Collins. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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85 Salmonson, Jessica Amanda THE DEEP MUSEUM: Ghost Stories of a Melancholic
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2003. 155310059X / 9781553100591 First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. A fine, as-new copy in chianti cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, scarlet-on-red endsheets; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Douglas Walters. 
Ghostly tales and poems from the World Fantasy Award-winning author, editor and genre scholar. In four parts, THE DEEP MUSEUM; BONE WINGS; THE FORSAKEN RELIQUARY; LEGENDS OF OLD AMERICA. With a preface by the author. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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86 Scrymsour, Ella SHIELA CRERAR: Psychic Investigator
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2006. 155310891 First edition, first printing: limited to 500 copies. In the Ash-Tree Occult Detectives Library. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in chianti cloth with gilt spine lettering, red-on-red decorative endsheets; in a fine, new illustrated dust jacket. 
The "virtually untraceable author" chronicled her investigator's exploits in this series of six stories which originally appeared in issues of THE BLUE MAGAZINE between May and October, 1920. Edited with an introduction by Jack Adrian. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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87 Sebold, Alice THE LOVELY BONES
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2002). 0316666343 / 9780316666343 First edition, first printing. Boldly SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine first state dust jacket with the Margot Livesey blurb. 
"A fantasy-fable of great authority, charm, and daring. She's a one-of-a-kind writer."--Jonathan Franzen. "The breakout fiction of the year; a stiff cocktail of David Lynch and Judy Blume."--TIME. ABA Book of the Year; Bram Stoker Best First Novel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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88 Setterfield, Diane THE THIRTEENTH TALE
(London): (Orion Books), (2006). 0752875736 / 9780752875736 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title page. The author's gothic debut novel is a biblio-mystery which features a novelist and a biographer who seeks the truth from a missing book. The missing thirteenth tale reveals feral twins, a ghost, and a governess. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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89 Setterfield, Diane THE THIRTEENTH TALE
New York/London/Tornonto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Atria Books, (2006). 9780743298025 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A biblio-mystery in which a woman finds a parallel between her own life and that of the author in her researched literary biographies. The missing thirteenth tale reveals feral twins, a ghost, and a governess. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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90 Smith, Lady Eleanor SATAN'S CIRCUS
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2004. 1553100743 / 9781553100744 First edition, first printing: one of five hundred copies issued. Introduction by Christopher Roden. Hardcover. New! Very fine, in chianti cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a like very fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting for the story ''Whittington's Cat'' by Paul Lowe. Frontisportrait of Smith from a drawing by William Acton. 
All of Smith's elegant and atmospheric supernatural stories collected for the first time. This augmented edition of the first U.S. edition (which added one story to the 1932 U.K. original), also includes "The Little Mermaid" and "No Ships Pass." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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91 Spofford, Harriet Prescott THE MOONSTONE MASS And Others
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2000. 1553100085 / 9781553100089 First edition, limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Very fine, in gilt-stamped claret-colored cloth, with red-on-red decorated endpapers; in illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Deborah McMilion-Nering. 
Third in Ash-Tree's "Grim Maids" series featuring neglected supernatural fiction by women. Spofford's 19th century weird tales and poems are herein rescued from o.p. oblivion by genre expert Jessica Amanda Salmonson, who provides a lengthy introduction. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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92 Stevenson, Robert Louis THE SUICIDE CLUB & OTHER DARK ADVENTURES
(North Yorkshire): Tartarus Press, [2004]. 1872621902 / 9781872621906 First edition, first printing: limited to 400 copies. Hardcover. Fine in chianti binding with gilt lettering and devices; matching chianti endsheets, satin ribbon marker; in a fine dust jacket. 
Massive (507-page) volume gathers the full range of Stevenson's fantastic and macabre tales, with an introduction by Mark Valentine. THE SUICIDE CLUB, THE RAJAH'S DIAMOND, THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE, FABLES, more. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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93 Straub, Peter FLOATING DRAGON
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1983). 0399127720 / 9780399127724 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over black boards; in a fine illustrated dust jacket that shows a whisper of age-toning. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. A superb copy. 
"Continues the theme of an evil spirit possessing a succession of bodies. The entity in question occupies male bodies this time; but otherwise the novel is startlingly similar in conception to GHOST STORY."--S.T. Joshi. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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94 Straub, Peter LOST BOY LOST GIRL
New York: Random House, (2003). 1400060923 / 9781400060924 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"It's funny, and heartwarming, and genuinely scary, and unsettling all at the same time. It left me asking, 'How the hell does he do that?'--while also wanting to force other people to read it and ask if it had the same effect on them."--Neil Gaiman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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O'REILLY'S RING, Swayze, Julie Anne
95 Swayze, Julie Anne O'REILLY'S RING
Baltimore: PublishAmerica, (2003). 141370994X / 9781413709940 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book, in illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Tom O'Reilly, part of an elite team of paranormal investigators, unleashes a centuries-old entity while secretly researching a family heirloom. The entity will stop at nothing until every member of the O'Reilly clan is dead! 
Price: 19.95 USD
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96 Taylor, Bernard SWEETHEART, SWEETHEART
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977). 0312014767 / 9780312014766 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of dust-soiling to top page edges, else fine in silver-lettered black boards; in an illustrated dust jacket that is age-toned, faded to the spine panel, and shows a crease to rear panel, and a number of short edge tears with related creasing. 
Identical twins and a powerful and murderous ghost populate this "deftly-woven horror story."--ALA Booklist. "A slow-burning, invisibly seductive ghost story."--Kirkus. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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97 Taylor, Bernard SWEETHEART, SWEETHEART
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977). 0312781350 / 9780312781354 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hint of dust-soiling to top edge, very faint offsetting to rear endsheets, else fine in black boards; in a mildly age-toned, else as-new fine illustrated dust jacket. Lovely example. Artwork by Norm Walker. 
"The best ghost story I have ever read."--Charles L. Grant. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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98 Taylor, John Alfred HELL IS MURKY: Twenty Strange Stories
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2008. First edition, first printing. One of 400 copies. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Wraparound jacket art by Jason Van Hollander. Thin tall octavo. 179 pages. 
First collection of stories published by John Alfred Taylor, who has been writing strange tales since the late 1960s--with stories appearing in "The Twilight Zone Magazine," "Asimov's Science Fiction," "Ghosts & Scholars,""Grue," and others. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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99 Tennant, Emma HEATHCLIFF'S TALE
(North Yorkshire): Tartarus Press, (2005). 1872621910 / 9781872621913 First edition, first printing: limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The story of Henry Newby, a young man despatched to Haworth Parsonage shortly after the death of Emily Bronte to retrieve what he has been told is a novel by Ellis Bell--or are these pages the confessions of a murderer? SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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100 Tessier, Thomas PHANTOM
New York: Atheneum, 1982. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in fuchsia-stamped black cloth over boards, with purplish top edge coloring, in a fine illustrated dust jacket. A nice copy. 
"PHANTOM is a frightening book...but its elegance and tenderness make it something very special in the field of horror."--Peter Straub. A haunted house yarn featuring a nine-year-old boy as the protagonist, by the author of THE NIGHTWALKER. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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