Chicago: McClurg, 1923. First edition. The ninth book in the Tarzan series. Read More about Tarzan and the Golden Lion
New York: Gnome Press, . First American edition, Book Club issue (simultaneous). Clarke’s second novel. Read More about Sands of Mars
Colombo, Ceylon: 24 Sept 1959. "All education and experience is important to a writer ... " Written in response to Hartley's TLS asking: "How important ... was [your] high school education, and is college experience necessary for creative writing?" Hartley had cited the biographical sketch in MODERN SF, and Clarke..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Arthur C. Clarke") to Westley S. Hartley, in response to the...
Reading, Pennsylvania: The Fantasy Press, . Read More about Under the Triple Suns
New York: McClure, Phillips & Co, 1901. First edition, second issue with dedication reading "To Borys and Christina" instead of "To Boys and Christina" Read More about The Inheritors. An Extravagant Story
New York: McClure, Phillips & Co, 1901. First edition, first issue with dedication reading "To Boys and Christina" instead of "To Borys and Christina" The Rare First Issue. Conrad and Hueffer's joint sojourn into the realm of science fiction, with a remarkable plot involving time travel, the invasion of inhabitants..... Read More about The Inheritors. An Extravagant Story
London: Gollancz, . First London edition and the first edition in hardcover (originally published by Bantam in trade paperback format in 1981). Winner of the World Fantasy award.“the best fantasy novel I’ve ever read. Period.” — Thomas M. Disch. Read More about Little, Big
New York: Published by Herman W. Lekfowitz, Inc, . First edition. A novel of the future. A most peculiar volume describing the history of the world in the 20th century from a vantage point of 2490. A world where the powers are China, Turkey and India, most of the other..... Read More about The Last of the Japs and the Jews
London: James Kidd, 1831. First edition. Read More about The Gentleman in Black
St. Louis: Edwards & Bushnell, 1857. Cruikshank, George. Read More about The Gentleman in Black and Tales of Other Day
London: Faber & Faber Limited. 24 Russell Square, 1930. First edition, Number 103 of 300 copies, signed by the author. Read More about On the Edge. Short Stories
Elizabethtown, New York: Dragon Press, 1978. First edition. Delany on Disch, Inscribed to Disch. Delany’s book-length, microscopic study of Thomas M. Disch’s story, “Angouleme”, part of the sequence collected in 334 (1972), here inscribed by the author “With great affection to Tom — without whom this book would never …..... Read More about The American Shore. Meditations on a Tale of Science-Fiction by Thomas M. Disch — Angouleme
New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, [co. 1948]. First edition. Includes works ofDavid Keller, Donald Wandrei, H. P. Lovecraft, Lord Dunsany, Fritz Leiber, Jr., H. G. Wells and others. Read More about Strange Ports of Call. Selected and with an Introduction by Derleth
San Francisco; Columbia., Pa: Underwood/Miller, 1981. First edition, one of 200 hardcover copies signed by Philip K. Dick, Levack and Godersky. Signed by PKD. Read More about PKD. A Philip K. Dick Bibliography. Compiled by … with annotations by Steven Owen Godersky
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, . First edition thus, bound from the sheets of A Murray Leinster Omnibus (1968) and A Philip K. Dick Omnibus (1970), with an added title page. First hardcover publication for the following three novels by Murray Leinster: Operation Terror (1962), Invaders of Space (1964), and Checkpoint..... Read More about Science Fiction Special (7). Murray Leinster Omnibus and Philip K. Dick Omnibus
New York: Entwhistle Books, 1975. First edition, one of the 410 trade copies in cloth (Currey Binding A). The only "mainstream" novel published in Dick's lifetime, originally written in 1959, around the time he composed Time out of Joint. Biographer Lawrence Sutin calls it “Phil’s first novel to put multiple..... Read More about Confessions of a Crap Artist. - Jack Isidore (of Seville, Calif.) A Chronicle of Verified...
Barcelona: Acervo, 1976. First edition in Spanish. Novel of identity loss in a claustrophobic police-state, winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Uncommon in the Spanish edition. Read More about Fluyan Mis Lagrimas, Dijo el Policia. [Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said. Spanish edition]....
Tokyo: Hayakawa, 1978. First edition in Japanese. Read More about The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch [Japanese edition
Santa Ana, California: 10 January 1981. ‘I am one of the secret Christians battling the Black Iron Prison’. An outstanding letter from Philip K. Dick (1928-1982), the “Shakespeare of Science Fiction”, writes (in part): “And in March 1974 I saw a prison; we are in it; I call it (as..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (“Love, Phil”), to “Pat” [Patricia Warrick], 10 January 1981, on...
Amherst, MA: 2 October 1992. Samuel Delany on science fiction criticism, with overdue apologies. An interesting and digressive letter:“Dear Tom,“At long last I’m getting a manuscript back to you — with a long and unhappy tale.“In 1990, Johns Hopkins University Press sent me the enclosed manuscript of your essays, The..... Read More about Typed Letter, Signed (“Samuel R. Delany”), to science fiction author Tom Disch, discussing...
New York: 4 June 1998. Samuel Delany on science fiction criticism, Ursula Le Guin, and Michel Foucault. Interesting and substantial letter“Dear Tom,“Two nights back I finished The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of and — as they say — thoroughly enjoyed it. … I was, of course, delighted to see..... Read More about Typed Letter, Signed (“Samuel R. Delany”), to science fiction author Tom Disch, discussing...
London: Jonathan Cape; Vintage, . First edition of The Vengeance of Rome; uniform paperback editions of the remaining three titles. Moorcock’s ‘Pyat Quartet’ Inscribed to Tom Disch. Fine association from one leading light of science fiction’s New Wave to another:Byzantium Endures: “To Tom, I thought this would all be over..... Read More about Pyat Quartet] Byzantium Endures [and] The Laughter of Carthage [and] Jerusalem Commands [and] The...
New York: Beech Tree Books. William Morrow, 1987; 1988. First edition, advance copy with inserted review slip. Disch on Strieber’s ‘Communion’. Horror novelist Whitley Strieber (The Hunger, The Wolfen, etc.) published the controversial best seller Communion in early 1987, as a true account of his encounters with intelligent humanoids in..... Read More about Communion. A True Story [And:] Transformation. The Breakthrough
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1968. First edition. Signed "Thomas M. Disch" on the endpaper. Read More about Black-Alice. A Novel by Thom Demijohn
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. First edition, limited edition of 50 SIGNED copies (38 in half leather and 12 in full), this being one of two (?) author's copies, lettered ("AC2") on the limitation page. Author's Copy. The longest of Disch’s Supernatural Minnesota novels. Billy Michaels grows up to..... Read More about The M.D. A Horror Story
New York: Brentano's, 1903. First Edition, Brentano's Imprint. Read More about THE CERTAINTY OF A FUTURE LIFE IN MARS: Being The Posthumous Papers of Bradford Torrey Dodd