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1 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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2 Chandler, Raymond; Bloch, Robert ARGOSY, June 1964
(London): Fleetway Publications Ltd., 1964. Vol. XXV No.6. A digest-sized periodical. Very good with light edgewear, pages tanned, nicking, spine creases, horizontal crack to spine, mild soiling; in perfect-bound pictorial wraps. lnterior illustration for the Chandler story by ''Robb.'' 
In this issue of the U.K. mag: a selection from the posthumous Chandler collection KILLER IN THE RAIN, "The Curtain" (first seen in Black Mask, later "cannibalized--in Chandler's term--for THE BIG SLEEP; also first U.K. appearance of "Beelzebub" by Bloch. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Bloch, Robert ATOMS AND EVIL
Greenwich, Connecticut: Gold Medal Books, (1962). First edition: Paperback Original. Gold Medal #s1231. SIGNED by Bloch on the title-page. Mass market paperback. Age has mottled and toned the covers somewhat, and the pages and inside covers show the inevitable tanning, but, otherwise this is an unread, about near fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
Early collection from the prolific shuddermeister. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Bloch, Robert BLOOD RUNS COLD
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First edition, first printing. An Inner Sanctum Mystery Sampler. Hardcover. Age-discoloration and mild soiling to the predominantly white covers, internally sharp and clean, thus a very good plus copy; in an age-toned, lightly rubbed dust jacket with a number of closed tears accompanied by heavy creasing. 
Collection of seventeen macabre yarns by the author of PSYCHO. This copy fondly inscribed to the son of an old friend and fellow writer, and SIGNED by the author to a preliminary page. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 Williamson, J.N., editor; Introduction by Robert Bloch. HOW TO WRITE TALES OF HORROR, FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION
Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, (1987). 0898792703 / 9780898792706 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by Ray Bradbury at his entry. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 242 pages; top ten favorites list; and index. 
A collection of essays from 26 writers about writing speculative fiction and dark fantasy, with chapters by creative masters including Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Dean Koontz, Robert McCammon, Colin Wilson, Charles Grant, and etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Bloch, Robert LOST IN TIME AND SPACE WITH LEFTY FEEP
Pacifica, California: Creatures at Large, (1987). 0940064014 / 9780940064010 First edition. Trade Paperback. Very slight creasing at front corner tips, otherwise fine in glossy wraps. 
Trade paperback. Eight hilarious tales of Lefty Feep, the time traveling, fast-talking, racetrack tout from the forties. Cover and sketches by Kenn Davis. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Bloch, Robert MIDNIGHT PLEASURES
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1987. 0385194390 / 9780385194396 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Collection of mystery, horror and SF short stories. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Bloch, Robert NIGHT-WORLD
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1972). 0671212826 / 9780671212827 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lean to the spine, inner hinges weak, stains to the outside margins of some pages, else very good; in a fine dust jacket priced $4.95. 
An Inner Sanctum Mystery about the murder of the entire staff of Dr. Griswold's private sanitorium. Karen Raymond must find out if her own husband is the killer, or the next victim. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Bloch, Robert PSYCHO HOUSE
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (1990). 0312932170 / 9780312932176 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The action returns to the Bates Motel, just before it is opened as a tourist attraction, as a string of murders takes place. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Bloch, Robert PSYCHO II
(Binghamton, NY): Whispers Press, 1982. First edition: Trade issue, one of 2550 copies. This copy is SIGNED by Bloch on the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with evocative art by Don Ivan Punchatz. 
"Bloch's own sequel to his famous book, a reaction to the fact that they made a movie of the same name without even telling him about it. The book is better than the unrelated movie, but neither come close to the original."--Chalker & Owings. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Brown, Fredric; Bloch, Robert, editor THE BEST OF FREDRIC BROWN
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1976). First edition, first printing. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club with code G50 on page 278. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Richard V. Corben. 
A terrific collection of 29 of his best works, including "Puppet Show" and "Knock." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Bloch, Robert & Norton, Andre THE JEKYLL LEGACY
New York: A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1990). 0312850379 / 9780312850371 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Speckled spotting to the top page edges, else fine in a mildly rubbed photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Two award-winning science fiction and horror veterans team up for a sequel to Stevenson's DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. A woman finds she is the niece and heir to Dr. Jekyll, but is he truly dead and what of Mr. Hyde? 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Bloch, Robert THE OPENER OF THE WAY
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1945. First edition, first printing. One of 2065 copies printed. Hardcover. Minor wear to the shelf edges, some mild handling stains to the covers, else very good; in a new high quality laser FACSIMILE of the original dust jacket. 
A chilling collection of twenty-one short stories, including "Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper," "One Way to Mars," and "The Opener of the Way" by the author of PSYCHO. SIGNED by the author! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 Bloch, Robert THE SKULL OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1992). 1561465518 / 9781561465514 First edition thus: a 43-page chapbook. Short Story Paperback series #51. A fine, unread copy in perfect-bound wraps, with cover art by Brian Cooper. 
First separate pb edition of Bloch's 1945 WEIRD TALES yarn. Collected first in a Pyramid PBO, BOGEY MEN (1963), and then in a 1965 movie tie-in--released to promote Amicus's THE SKULL, directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay by Milton Subotsky. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 (Bloch, Robert). Young, Collier THE TODD DOSSIER
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Top page edges lightly spotted, else a near fine copy; in an illustrated dust jacket with a mildly faded spine and two horizontal blueline bleeds from an old jacket ''protector.'' Jacket designed by Paul Bacon. 
Collier Young was a film producer who had secured a book deal with Bloch for his planned film called THE TODD DOSSIER. The film never happened, and Bloch was shocked to learn that he was not given credit when the book was published. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Bloch, Robert TWILIGHT ZONE: THE MOVIE
(New York): Warner Books, (1983). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Slight spine creases, else a very good plus copy. Illustrated with stills. 
A four-part novel with contributions by Richard Matheson, John Landis and others. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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