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THE DREAM QUEST OF H. P. LOVECRAFT - The Milford Series

by Schweitzer, Darrell (re: H. P. Lovecraft)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780893702175
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$7.95

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San Bernardino, California: Borgo Press, 1978. 64 pp. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and a discoloured patch on the front cover; no interior markings. The Contents are: Background; Early Horror Tales; Lovecraft and Lord Dunsany; Hauntings and Horrors; Nameless Hordes; Lovecraft at His Best; An Interlude with Disaster; Final Renaissance; Last Years; The… Read more
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THE HERITAGE OF BRITISH LITERATURE

by Bowen, Elizabeth; Burgess, Anthony; Cecil, Lord David; Greene, Graham; O'Brien, Kate

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$19.95

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London: Thames and Hudson, 1983. 240 pp. Burgundy boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and colour plates. The dustjacket features a detail from April Love by… Read more
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AN UNLIKELY PROPHET - A Metaphysical Memoir by the Legendary Writer of Superman and Batman

by Schwartz, Alvin

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781594771088
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$9.95

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Rochester, Vermont: Destiny Books, 2006. 218 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Schwartz wrote his first Batman story in 1942, expanding into the Batman newspaper comic strip in August 1944 and the Superman strip two months later. Through 1952, he scripted for most of the company's newspaper… Read more
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THE MEMOIRS OF DENNIS WHEATLEY - The Time Has Come the Young Man Said 1897 - 1914

by Wheatley, Dennis

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091278908
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$24.95

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London: Hutchinson, 1977. 255 pp. Black boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a small nick on the upper left of the front panel; price intact; previous owner's name on the front pastedown beneath… Read more
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THE SEA STORY - being a Guide to Nautical Reading from Ancient Times to the Close of the Sailing Ship Era

by Knight, Frank

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$14.95

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London: Macmillan and Company, 1958. (xii) 240 pp. Green cloth decorated in gilt on the spine. Some wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Two Sea Stories: The Voyage of the Argonauts - The Odyssey; The Ancient World: The Mediterranean Scene; The Ancient World: The Ships; The Ancient… Read more
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ERLE STANLEY GARDNER'S VENTURA - Birthplace of Perry Mason

by Senate, Richard L.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780964006546
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$19.95

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Ventura, California: Charon Press, 1996. (xi) 95 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed on the title page by Richard L. Senate and John Anthony Miller. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and some minor rubbing on the front cover; aside from the author's and illustrator's signatures, no interior markings. The Chapters are: The… Read more
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JOHN SULLIVAN HAYES: A Keepsake

by Maloney, Margaret Crawford (introduction)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780920601273
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$9.95

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Toronto: Coachhouse Press - Toronto Public Library, 1994. 38 pp. Limited to 1000 copies. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Limited Edition.
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AMERICAN FOLKLORE: A Bibliography 1950 - 1974

by Flanagan, Cathleen C.; Flanagan, John T.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810810730
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$14.95

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Metuchen, New Jersey: The Scarecrow Press, 1977. (vi) 406 pp. Blue cloth lettered in silver on the front panel and spine. Light wear on the corners; along the bottom of the contents page is a library stamp; each of the back endpapers also has library markings; as issued, no dustjacket. The Chapters are: List of Magazines… Read more
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BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE BOOKSHOP

by Smith, F. Seymour

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$14.95

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1964. 192 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Part One: The Service of the Stock-holding Bookseller: A Staff Skilled in Bibliography; The Tools of the Book Trade; Ancillary Bibliographic Aids; The Classification of Books;… Read more
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THE COLLECTOR'S INDEX TO WEIRD TALES

by Jaffery, Sheldon; Cook, Fred

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879722838
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$89.95

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Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1985. 162 pp. Oversized hardcover. Black cloth lettered in white on the spine; headband. Cover art by Gary Dumm. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket with a bit of fading around the edges; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface by Fred Cook;… Read more
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Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1972. 250, 253 pp. Both books are bound in green leatherette and lettered in gilt on the spines; headbands; Volume One includes a dropped-in printed card explaining the Chief Abbreviations. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings; no dustjackets, as issued. The Chapters are: VOLUME ONE: Papal Archives -… Read more
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$99.95
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THE WELL READ WITCH - Essential Books for Your Magickal Library

by McColman, Carl

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781564145307
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$14.95

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Franklin, New Jersey: New Page Books, 2002. 287 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Bell, Book, and Candle: The Role of the Book in Witchcraft; Book of Shadows: Oral Tradition and the Written Word; Discernment: How to Figure Out Which Witch Books to Read… Read more
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MY NAME'S BOND - An Anthology

by Fleming, Ian (edited by Simon Winder)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713994759
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$19.95

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London: Allen Lane - The Penguin Press, 2000. (xi) 150 pp. Gray boards lettered in silver on the spine; 007 stamped in the front panel; illustrated endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs, mostly bookcovers. Front cover photograph by Martin Scott-Jupp; back cover portrait of Fleming by Cecil Beaton. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket;… Read more
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AN OUTLINE OF THE WORKS OF HERMANN HESSE

by Farquharson, Robert H.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Forum House Publishing, 1973. 107 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and some rubbing on the covers; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Hesse's Life; Beneath the Wheel; Demian; Siddhartha; Steppenwolf; The Glass Bead Game; Conclusion; Chronology; and Bibliography.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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THE BANTAM STORY - Twenty-five Years of Paperback Publishing

by Petersen, Clarence

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$4.95

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New York: Bantam Books, 1970. (vii) 118 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine and a small discoloured patch on the upper left of the front cover; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Paperback Revolution: 1777 - 1945; The Bantam Takes Flight: 1946 - 1954; A New Direction: 1954; It's What's… Read more
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THE CTHULHU MYTHOS ENCYCLOPEDIA - A Guide to H. P. Lovecraft's Universe - Updated and Expanded Third Edition

by Harms, Daniel (re: H. P. Lovecraft)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781934501054
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$14.95

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Lake Orion, Michigan: Elder Signs Press, 2008. (xxii) 382 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by Malcolm McClinton. The Contents are: Foreword; A to Z Guide to the Cthulhu Mythos, Updated and Expanded from Previous Editions; followed by Appendices: The Necronomicon: A:… Read more
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FALLEN WOMEN - A Controversial Look at Prostitutes and Prostitution in Literature

by Seymour-Smith, Martin

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780586034774
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$9.95

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London: Panther Books, 1971. 204 pp. Edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on a slightly darkened spine; some darkening around the edges of the text block; no interior markings. Cover art by Graham Percy. . First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Graham Percy;.
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THE TALE OF BEATRIX POTTER

by Lane, Margaret (re: Beatrix Potter)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Eleventh Printing
ISBN
9780006324980
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$4.95

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London: Fontana Books - Collins, 1977. 189 pp. Edge and corner wear with a crease on the spine and a crease and a small scuff mark on the back cover; no interior markings. Front and back covers by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated with black and white plates. Margaret Lane was the Dowager Countess of Huntingdon and wrote… Read more
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THE DRAGONLOVERS GUIDE TO PERN

by Nye, Jody Lynn; McCaffrey, Anne

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780345354242
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$19.95

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New York: Del Rey - Ballantine Books, 1989. (xi) 178 pp. Quarter-bound in brown cloth on brown boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Dj art and interiors by Todd Cameron Hamilton; maps and additional interiors by James Clouse. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; book plate on the front pastedown. The… Read more
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EROS AND VISION - The Restoration to Romanticism

by Hagstrum, Jean H.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780810108288
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Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1989. (xx) 290 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The cover features Amor and Psyche by Antonio Canova. The Chapters are: Toward a Profile of Conscious and Unconscious in Eighteenth Century Literature; Verbal… Read more
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