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1 (Anderson, Sherwood). Hubbard, E.D. & Wolfe, Linda, editors WINESBURG, OHIO: A Critical Commentary, Chapter Notes and Criticism
New York: American R.D.M. Corporation Publishers, (1963). First edition: Stapled softbound pamphlet. Pamphlet. Extremely mild shelfwear, else a very nearly fine and unopened copy in bright stapled wraps. 50 pages, biographical information, suggested study topics, and a bibliography. An uncommon ephemeral work. 
A volume in the Study*Master Chapter Notes and Critical Commentaries series. Includes an analysis of the plot structures and characterizations, and the critical appraisal of his signature work which is a collection of inter-related short stories. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 (Barthelme, Donald). Roe, Barbara L. DONALD BARTHELME: A Study of the Short Fiction
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805783385 / 9780805783384 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A critical study of the enormous body of short stories produced by one of the most important American writers of the late 20th century. Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction Series #32. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 (Bowles, Paul). Hibbard, Alan PAUL BOWLES: A Study of the Short Fiction
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1993). 0805783180 / 9780805783186 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. No. 46 in Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction. 
First full-length study of Bowles's short stories. Appends interviews with Bowles, a sampling of critical appraisals (by such noteworthies as Norman Mailer, Tennessee Williams, Joyce Carol Oates, Ned Rorem and Leslie Fiedler), chronology, bibliography. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 (Burroughs, Edgar Rice). Robertson, Morgan WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD And Other Tales of the Sea
New York: McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, (1899). Reprint. Hardcover. A very good plus copy: some light edgewear, front hinge just starting, owner's discreet rubber-stamp to contents page; in green binding embossed with ship device to front cover, gilt lettering and device to spine; map endsheets; no dust jacket. 
Collection of tales--some of which have sf or fantastic elements--from the author best known for his stories of the sea. Included is "Primordial"--thought by many observers to be a probable source for Burrough's TARZAN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 (Carver, Raymond). Stull, William L. & Carroll, Maureen P. REMEMBERING RAY: A Composite Biography of Raymond Carver
Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, (1993). 0884963705 / 9780884963707 First edition, first printing: trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Faint corner crease to front cover and first few leaves, else fine in color-illustrated wraps. Trade-sized paperback. 
"Forty contributors chart the tortuous course of Carver's two lives: the first all but destroyed by poverty and alcoholism, the second redeemed by love and growing fame." Contributors include Joyce Carol Oates, William Kitteredge, Jay McInerney. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 (Chandler, Raymond). Preiss, Byron, editor RAYMOND CHANDLER'S PHILIP MARLOWE: A Centennial Celebration
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 0394573277 / 9780394573274 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, with endpaper map of Philip Marlowe's Los Angeles, in a mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
A collection of new Philip Marlowe stories by Max Allan Collins, Julie Smith, Roger L. Simon, Simon Brett, Robert Campbell and many others. Includes "The Pencil," the final Marlowe story by Chandler. 
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7 (Crane, Stephen). Wolford, Chester L. STEPHEN CRANE: A Study of the Short Fiction
Boston and New York: Twayne Publishers, (1989). 0805783156 / 9780805783155 First edition. In Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction series. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Chronology, bibliography, index. 
"Wolford's succinct and insightful commentaries trace with unusual clarity the development of Crane's style and thought in the intellectual and literary climate of the 1890s."--James Colver. "A splendid introduction to Crane's works." 
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8 (del Rey, Lester) THE BEST OF LESTER DEL REY
New York: Ballantine Books, (1978). First edition: Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine; in a mildly age-toned and slightly nicked dust jacket with painting by Gary Viskupic. 
With an introduction by Frederik Pohl, this collection is generally regarded as truly representing the best of del Rey's stories. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 (Dick, Philip K.) Edelman, Scott, published and edited by LAST WAVE: The Last Best Hope of Speculative Fiction, Number Three, Summer 1984
New York, N.Y.: Scott Edelman, 1984. First edition, first printing: a periodical. Very nearly fine, printed on coated stock and bound within heavier coated stock covers; 32 pages. 
Stories by Jessica A. Salmonson, Mark Williams, Steve R.Tem, Felix C. Gotschalk, David J. Sheskin; a memoir of Philip K. Dick by K.W. Jeter; a poem by Philip K. Dick; and a play by Parke Godwin. Malzberg corresponds with Edelman in the letters column. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 (Dick, Philip K.) Edelman, Scott, published and edited by LAST WAVE: The Last Best Hope of Speculative Fiction, Volume One, Number One
Brooklyn, New York: Scott Edelman, 1983. First edition, first printing: a periodical. Penned checkmark to front cover, and to page 26 (where Dick's poem begins), else very nearly fine, printed on coated stock and bound within heavier coated-stock covers; 32 pages. 
Premiere issue of Edelman's US answer to the new wave sf being published in the UK in INTERZONE. Stories by Steve Rasnic Tem, Avram Davidson, Thomas M. Disch, Jessica A. Salmonson, John Sladek; a long poem by Philip K. Dick. 
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11 (Disch, Thomas M.) Edelman, Scott, published and edited by LAST WAVE: The Last Best Hope of Speculative Fiction, Number Two Winter 1984
New York, N.Y.: Scott Edelman, 1984. First edition, first printing: a periodical. Red penned checkmark to front cover, and to page 40, else very nearly fine, printed on coated stock and bound within heavier coated stock covers; 48 pages. 
Stories by Ian Watson, Ronald Anthony Cross, Carter Scholz, Rachel Pollack; a "chain of poems" by Gene Van Troyer, Robert Frazier, Andrew Joron, and Kathryn Rantala; and Thomas Disch's libretto for FRANKENSTEIN: The Opera, by Gregory Sandow. 
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12 (Dubus, Andre). Kennedy, Thomas E. ANDRE DUBUS: A Study of the Short Fiction
Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1988. 0805783059 / 9780805783056 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first book-length study of one of America's foremost writers of short fiction. Number One in Twayne's "Studies in Short Fiction" series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 (Garcia Marquez, Gabriel). Oberhelman, Harley D. GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ: A Study of the Short Fiction.
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). 0805783334 / 9780805783339 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as new, in a fine, as new, dust jacket. Octavo. 138 pages; selected bibliography and an index. Frontispiece photograph. 
No. 24 in Twayne's "Short Fiction" series focuses on the Nobel-prize winning author of ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 (Gorey, Edward). Selected by Sean Manley & Gogo Lewis WOMEN OF THE WEIRD: Eeerie Stories by the Gentle Sex
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company, (1976). 0688517315 / 9780688517311 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, near fine illustrated dust jacket with mild soiling to the rear panel. Jacket illustration by Edward Gorey. Tall octavo. 188 pages; biographical notes. 
Eleven "eerie" stories by women writers from the seventeenth century to the present, including Madame d'Aulnoy, Sheila Burnford, Edith Nesbit, Millay, Mrs. Gaskell, Miss Braddon, Marjorie Bowen, Shirley Jackson, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 (Goyen, William). Gibbons, Reginald WILLIAM GOYEN: A Study of the Short Fiction
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction #20: the first book-length study of Goyen's short stories. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 (King, Stephen). Campbell, Ramsey NEW TERRORS 1
London and Sydney: Pan Original, (1980). 0330261266 / 9780330261265 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. A bright, fine, unread copy in color photo-illustrated wraps. Cover photography by Andrew Douglas. 
First volume in Campbell's superb contemporary horror series features originals by Robert Aickman, Manly Wade Wellman, Tanith Lee, Bob Shaw, Joan Aiken, Kit Reed, Karl Edward Wagner, Graham Masterton, Gene Wolfe, Dennis Etchison, more! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 (Sherlockiana). Thomson, June THE SECRET CHRONICLES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
New York: Otto Penzler Books, (1994). 1883402379 / 9781883402372 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sherlockian pastiches written "with the assistance of Aubrey B. Watson"--including the tale of Lord Deerswood's unwanted legacy, the account of the jealous contortionist, the affair of the beautiful housekeeper, the Aladdin's cave episode, more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 (Warren, Robert Penn). Millichap, Joseph R. ROBERT PENN WARREN: A Study of the Short Fiction
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Argues Warren's short fiction demonstrated his developing commitment to the romance of Southern history, analyzing both published and unpublished stories. Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction #39. 144 pages with index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 (Woolrich, Cornell). Irish, William AFTER-DINNER STORY
New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1944). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild staining to the cloth along the extremities, else very good plus; in a new high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket with cover art by P.K. Jackson. 
Collection of six suspense yarns published under the Irish moniker including the title story, "Marijuana," and "Rear Window"--source for Hitchcock's cinematic hymn to voyeurism starring a wheelchair-bound Jimmy Stewart and an incandescent Grace Kelly. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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20 (Woolrich, Cornell). Irish, William THE DANCING DETECTIVE
Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1946). First edition. A Story Press Book. Hardcover. Better than very good plus: very mild fading and soiling to pale apricot cloth covers, light dust soiling to page edges; lacking dust jacket. Comprises the title tale (a rechristened ''Dime a Dance''), seven more noir yarns. 
"Nightmares of a more masochistically pleasant nature await the reader who recognizes in Irish-Hopley-Woolrich the great living master of...the infinite terror of prosaic everyday detail."--Anthony Boucher. Scarce collection, reprinted once only. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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