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1 (Craven, Wes). Robb, Brian J. SCREAMS & NIGHTMARES: The Films of Wes Craven
Woodstock/New York: Overlook Press, (1998). 0879519185 / 9780879519186 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black boards; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Printed throughout on coated stock; quarto. 191 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. 
"Through personal interviews, secondary sources, and a wealth of photos, film-idol biographer Robb provides a sometimes worshipful picture of the Ohio-born, Fundamentalist-raised director" of SCREAM and NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 (Karloff, Boris). Underwood, Peter KARLOFF: The Life of Boris Karloff
(New York, N.Y.): Drake Publishers, Inc., (1972). 0877492581 / 9780877492580 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper spine edge slightly bumped, near fine in terra-cotta boards with gilt spine titles; in a rubbed and slightly edgeworn, very good to near fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. Frontispiece photo of Karloff. 
Breakthrough biography of the horror icon, illustrated with b&w photos reproduced on coated stock inserts, and with an appendix of the films in which he appeared. 238 pages, indexed. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 (King, Stephen). Beahm, George STEPHEN KING COLLECTIBLES: An Illustrated Price Guide
Williamsburg, Virginia: GB Books, (2000). 1893914046 / 9781893914049 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in color photo-pictorial wraps. Octavo. 384 pages. Indexed. 
From CARRIE to ON WRITING, this book provides detailed information on books by King, books about King and limited editions: the advance reading copies, proofs, trade editions and British editions. Illustrated with nearly 700 photographs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 (King, Stephen). Morgan, Ken, chairman HORRORFEST '89: Convention Program
(Riverdale, Il.): Horrorfest Press, 1989. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated stapled black-and-white wraps. Octavo. 48 pages. Cover and internal illustrations by Brian Cooper. Photographic portraits. 
Convention program in honor of Stephen King SIGNED by every contributor Ken Morgan, Tyson Blue, Gretta M. Anderson, Paul Dale Anderson, Lisa Cantrell, Michael R. Collings, Brian Cooper, Matthew J. Costello, Ray Rexer, Bryan Moore, and Douglas E. Winter. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 (Lewton, Val). Telotte, J.P. DREAMS OF DARKNESS: Fantasy and Films of Val Lewton
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, (1985). 0252011546 / 9780252011542 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"An exceptional work of film analysis. Illuminates the shadowy world of Lewton's famous RKO films and provides important new perspectives on the horror film genre."--Richard B. Jewell. 223 pages, indexed. Illustrated. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Van Hise, James, editor THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF H.P. LOVECRAFT
Yucca Valley, California: James Van Hise, 1999. First edition, first printing. 2,000 copies issued. Oversized paperback. Very fine in illustrated wraps. Large quarto. Studded with scores of b&w illustrations: reproductions of artwork from pulp and book publications, pages from Lovecraft's sketchbook, original title page art by John Keegan and color cover by Robert Knox. 
Treasure trove of Lovecraftiana; essays, articles, eclectic and arcane, by various contributors including Will Murray, August Derleth, S.T. Joshi, John Brunner, Robert Weinberg, and others. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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7 (Rice, Anne). Ramsland, Katherine THE VAMPIRE COMPANION: The Official Guide to Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles
New York: Ballantine Books, (1993). 0345379225 / 9780345379221 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. [509] pages; bibliography. Illustrated with photos, drawings, maps, and a complete time line of events in The Chronicles. 
Written with the full coperation of Anne Rice, THE VAMPIRE COMPANION offers an exploration, appreciation, and interpretation of all the characters and events, names and places, symbols and themes in the first four volumes of The Vampire Chronicles. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: Clarion Books/Ticknor & Fields: A Houghton Mifflin Company, (1982). 089919074X / 9780899190747 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black over red-textured boards with silver titles to the spine; in a very good plus, rubbed dust jacket. Octavo. 118 pages; 21 photo-illustrations; 2 pen-and-ink illustrations; and index. 
An easy-to-read history that defines the horror movie and discusses the behind-the-scene details and influences of the most outstanding horror films from 1920 to 1980. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Everson, William K. MORE CLASSICS OF THE HORROR FILM: Fifty Years of Great Chillers
Secaucus, N.J.: Citadel Press, (1986). 080650983X / 9780806509839 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, photo-pictorial dust jacket. Quarto. Illustrated with over 300 stills. 
Supplement to Everson's CLASSICS OF THE HORROR FILM, covers films overlooked in the original volume, including such major rediscoveries as THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR, the reconstitution of the Technicolor version of DR. X, more than 100 more. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Laymon, Richard A WRITER'S TALE
Los Gatos, CA & Apache Junction, AZ: Deadline Press, (1998). 0963136771 / 9780963136770 First edition, first printing: one of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth with silver spine stamping; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Artwork by Stacy Drum. 348 pages plus photo gallery. Chronology. 
Lively, engaging autobiographical tour through the life and work of the esteemed contemporary horror writer, including a book by book overview, unpublished short fiction, Laymon's Lists--his favorites in fiction and film, tips for writers, more! 
Price: 500.00 USD
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11 Stanley, John JOHN STANLEY'S CREATURE FEATURES MOVIE GUIDE STRIKES AGAIN: An A to Z Encyclopedia to the Cinema of the Fantastic, or, Is There a Mad Doctor/Dentist in the House?
Pacifica, Ca.: Creatures At Large Press, (1994). 0940064103 / 9780940064102 Fourth Revised edition: Deluxe Hardcover edition; limited to 1,000 numbered, SIGNED copies. Hardcover. Fine in green linen with red titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket with a front panel illustration by Kenn Davis depicting Frankenstein and an assortment of other film creatures posing for Oscar-award photos. Lacks the slipcase. 
This copy is SIGNED and inscribed by the author with the salutation: "Horrors looking at you, kid!" Chockful of stills (230) and illustrations by Kenn Davis. Includes a synopsis, date, credits and comments for 5,614 feature films and TV features. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 Stoker, Bram DRACULA: Or the Un-Dead, A Play in Prologue and Five Acts
Nottingham: Pumpkin Books, (1997). 1901914046 / 9781901914047 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Fascinating, long-delayed first printing of Stoker's five-act stage adaptation of his novel, the only surviving copy of which had been lodged with Britain's censorship chief, the Lord Chamberlain. Edited and annotated by Sylvia Starshine. Illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Stoker, Bram DRACULA: Or the Un-Dead, A Play in Prologue and Five Acts
Nottingham: Pumpkin Books, (1997). 1901914046 / 9781901914047 First edition, limited edition: one of 250 numbered copies SIGNED by the editor, Sylvia Starshine. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Housed in a black, faux-leather slipcase. 
Stoker cut and pasted his novel into a stage play and produced it at his boss Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre in 1897 for one performance in order to secure copyright protection against any future stage adaptations. Illustrated and annotated. Fascinating. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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