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Weird Tales

Weird Tales, January, 1952, Vol. 44, No. 2; New York, Weird Tales. Good Only small 4to Pulp Magazine, in wraps. Fragile. Spine intact save for 1/4 piece at heel of spine. Edge wear, some rubbing on color, Jon Arfstrom cover. Includes stories by Derleth, Bloch and a sonnet by Clark Ashton Smith. $30.00

Stephen King Signed Copy

King, Stephen, Nightmares & Dreamscapes; New York, Viking, Penguin, 1993; 1st Edition; 816 pgs.; Good 8vo in blue cloth & black papered boards with gilt titles in a Good Plus to Near Very Good illus. DJ. Noticeable faded, white "spotting" on spine and covers. Inscribed, autographed and dated by author. "For...Best Wishes from Kay--and me. Have a great Christmas and a fine 1994. 11/14/93." Rarely offered in signed. ISBN: 0-670-85108-6. $235.00

Stephen King Signed Copy

King, Stephen, Four Past Midnight; New York, Viking Penguin, 1990; 2nd printing of 1st Edition; 763 pgs. Good 8vo in black cloth and papered boards with gilt titles in a Near Good Plus illus. DJ. Noticeable white "spotting" on covers. Inscribed, autographed and dated by author. "For...With best wishes from Kay--and me--Have a Merry Christmas. 11/29/90." Rarely offered in signed. ISBN: 0-670-83538-2. $225.00

Detective Story Magazine

Detective Story Magazine, Vol. XXXII, No. 4; June 15, 1920. New York, Street & Smith Corporation, 1920. Fair only small 4to size Pulp Magazine, in wraps. Spine square but missing good inch off head and heel. Back cover missing. Colorful front cover intact but detached, with typical closed tear edge wear; small triangular piece missing from top, left corner not affecting title nor cover art illustration. Contents: 1 novel, 2 serials, articles and regular "Departments and Miscellaneous" fillers. Fragile, early issue now rarely offered. $55.00

Detective Story Magazine

Detective Story Magazine, Vol. XXVII, No. 2; October 21, 1919; New York, Street & Smith Corporation, 1919. Good but extremely fragile small 4to size Pulp Magazine, in wraps. Spine square, intact save for 1/2" piece missing at heel. Both colorful covers intact with the typically seen creased edge wear. Contents: 2 novelettes, 2 serials, 4 short stories, 1 "Special Article" and regular "Departments and Miscellaneous" fillers. Rarely Offered nearly 90 year old popular magazine. $65.00

Chicago Tribune. & Col. Robert R. McCormick

Morgan, Gwen & Veysey, Arthur. Poor Little Rich Boy; The Life and Times of Col. Robert R. McCormick. Carpentersville, Crossroads Communications, 1985; 1st Edition; 501 pgs.; Illus. Near Very Good 8vo in red boards with yellow titles in a Good, illus. DJ. Biography of long time, conservative owner and editor of The Chicago Tribune newspaper focusing on his social and historical millieu. Illus. with 43 B&W cartoons by noted political cartoonist Joseph Parrish. Autographed by co-authors and by cartoonist Parrish. ISBN: 0-916445-10-0. $45.00

Venice-Simplon Orient Express

Venice Simplon Orient-Express. London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd., 1983; 160 pgs.; Illus. Sherwood, Shirley. Very Good square, sm. 4to in decorated blue boards with silver and gray titles in a Good illus. DJ. The informative text is lavishly illus. in color and black and white photographs & prints. History of the railroad line that epitomized the regal splendor of exclusive, semi-private rail travel in mid-20th century Europe. Inscribed and autographed by author. Scarce in signed. ISBN: 0-297-78261-4. $30.00

Bahr, Howard; The Black Flower

Bahr, Howard, The Black Flower, A Novel of the Civil War. Baltimore, The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1997; 1st Edition; 267 pgs. Near Very Good Plus 8vo in decorated, red paper & cloth boards with gilt titles in a Near Very Good, photo illustrated DJ with gold and black titles. Author's acclaimed first book. Inscribed and autographed by author. Rare in signed. ISBN: 1-877853-50-X. $50.00

Eisenstein, Sergei, Movie Program; de Haviland, Olivia, Memoir

Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible. Episode Two, The Boyars' Plot; London, Eurap Publishing Co. London Ltd.; N.D.(c. 1958); 20 pgs.; Illus. Near Good Plus 4to in stapled, illus. wraps with red titles. A movie program, possibly from original 1958 London premier or from an early London run of the famously suppressed 1946 Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948) movie. Program designed by Gordon Reid. Illus. throughout with B & W photos and enthusiastic text. Now rare. $75.00

Every Frenchman Has One; de Havilland, Olivia; New York, Popular Library, 1963. Very good 12 mo in photo illus. wraps. The 1st US PB edition of famous actress' entertaining memoirs of life with her French born second husband. Now exceedingly rare in this PB edition.$33.00

Mexico Art; Ceramic Art

La Coleccion Pictoria del Banco Nacional de Mexico; Edited by Manrique, Jorge Alberto et al; Fomento Cultural Banamex, 1992; 269 pgs.; Illus. Near Fine 4to in maroon boards with a Near Fine, illus. DJ. Still in original shrink wrap. "...profusely illus. with full color reproductions." Scarce. $50.00

Hand-Book of Ceramic Art; Lockwood, M.S.; New York, 1878; 1st Edition.; 137 pgs. plus ads. Fair crown 8vo in darkened green-gray, beveled cl. with black & faded gilt design and titles. Corner's heavily bumped; crown and tail of spine worn through. A few beginning pages just beginning to loosen. Now rare, this title provides an interesting, Euro-centric, mid-19th century introduction, history & technical manual to 10 different global, national/regional ceramic and porcelain traditions. No illus. $25.00

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