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The Martian. A Novel. With Illustrations by The Author., Du Maurier (George)
101 Du Maurier (George) The Martian. A Novel. With Illustrations by The Author.
cat40a 
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1897. First American edition, apparently published prior to the 1898 British edition. Reddish-brown decorative cloth, designed and lettered in light green and gilt. Frontispiece & many illustrations. A few bumps to edges, lightly rubbed, a very bright and attractive copy. This American edition is in a smaller format than the British edition. Not in Wolff. Locke: Spectrum of Fantasy, pg. 73, (citing the British edition). 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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The Martian. A Novel. With Illustrations by The Author., Du Maurier (George)
102 Du Maurier (George) The Martian. A Novel. With Illustrations by The Author.
cat40a 
London & NY: Harper & Brothers, 1898. First British edition. Large 8vo. Blue cloth designed and lettered in gilt. Black coated end papers. Frontispiece & numerous illustrations. A little rubbing to cloth, owner's signature on half-title leaf; a bright, very good copy. Wolff [1949]. Locke: Spectrum of Fantasy, pg. 73. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Plays of Gods and Men., Dunsany
103 Dunsany Plays of Gods and Men.
Boston: Luce, (1917). 
First American Edition. First American edition, first printing (printed on laid paper with the watermark "D [within a diamond] QUEEN LAID"). Brown boards, black cloth spine, front cover designed and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear to corners, upper rear cover bumped, bookplate on front end paper; a clean very good copy. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Colonel Rockinghorse. A Book of Paraphrases., Edward (William)
104 Edward (William) Colonel Rockinghorse. A Book of Paraphrases.
cat40a 
NY: Hastings & Baker, (1919). First edition, regular issue. Grey boards, white cloth spine lettered in gilt. A frontispiece plate and three inserted plates (by Ripley, of Believe-It-Or-Not fame). Some foxing, a short split at the top of the front hinge, a very good copy. Some quirky humorous short stories, including an interplanetary entry: A Letter From A Visitor To Our Planet. These are mostly exagerrated tales, sort of in the Munchausen style. A special limited issue of 30 signed copies was produced. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The New York Hooroarer, A Story of Newspaper Enterprise. Containing a Visit to The Infernal Regions and Return., Edwards (Charles)
105 Edwards (Charles) The New York Hooroarer, A Story of Newspaper Enterprise. Containing a Visit to The Infernal Regions and Return.
NY: Humboldt Publishing Co., (1893). Second Edition. cat40a 
64]pp. Original printed boards. Spine taped, upper corner chipped away, very good. Wright III, 1705 (H, LC only), also citing the Second Edition. Not in Reginald. Not in Bleiler. Listed in the LC Online Catalog, again citing the Second Edition. 
Price: 200.00 CAD
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Fear Haunts the Roses., Edwards (Charman) [Frederick A. Edwards].
106 Edwards (Charman) [Frederick A. Edwards]. Fear Haunts the Roses.
cat40a 
London: Ward, Lock, (1936). First edition. Gray-green cloth designed & lettered in black. Four pages of ads at rear. A couple of brown streaks on front board, page edges spotty, but a clean and very good copy. A novel of mystery featuring "Mr. Huff", which includes a death ray. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Fear Haunts the Roses., Edwards (Charman) [Frederick A. Edwards].
107 Edwards (Charman) [Frederick A. Edwards]. Fear Haunts the Roses.
cat40a 
London: Ward, Lock, (1936). First edition. Gray-green cloth designed & lettered in black. Four pages of ads at rear. Light edge wear, a clean very good copy. A novel of mystery featuring "Mr. Huff", which includes a death ray. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Red on Purple. A Dream of the Ancient World., Eiger (Albin)
108 Eiger (Albin) Red on Purple. A Dream of the Ancient World.
(Tasmania): Wattle Grove Press, (1961). First edition. 
Original stiff wrappers, black paper backstrip tied with purple cord. Some shelf wear & moderate soiling; very good. Copy #87 of 300 numbered copies, initialled by the author. Laid in is an explanatory sheet by the author, discussing this book; also laid in are two prospectes for other works by this author. A fantasy of the late Roman Empire. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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The Golden Blight. Frontispiece by C.D. Williams., England (George Allan)
109 England (George Allan) The Golden Blight. Frontispiece by C.D. Williams.
cat40a 
NY: H.K. Fly, (1916). First edition. Terracotta cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Frontispiece and five inserted plates, all by John Sloan, despite the statement on the title page. Spine and edges of cloth a bit sunned, small dampstain to upper corner of some pages, affecting about 2/3 of the pages in the upper blank margin - not very noticeable, small ownership sticker and name on inner front cover. In general an agreeable, very good copy. Rideout: The Radical Novel in the United States 1900-1954, page 294. Bleiler: Science-Fiction: The Early Years: 677. A scientist discovers Zeta-rays, and threatens to destroy the world's gold supply unless war is outlawed. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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A Bit of Atlantis. Illustrated by H. Julien and R.G. Matthews., Erskine (Douglas) [pseudonym of John Buchan].
110 Erskine (Douglas) [pseudonym of John Buchan]. A Bit of Atlantis. Illustrated by H. Julien and R.G. Matthews.
Montreal: A.T. Chapman, 1900. First edition. cat40a 
Original red cloth lettered in gilt. Very slight mottling of cloth on covers, but a very clean, bright copy. Inscribed and signed "with Compliments of the Author." Recipient's bookplate on front inner cover. A novel of the finding of an island which is part of ancient Atlantis, and it's inevitable sinking beneath the waves. A nice copy of this lost-race novel by a Canadian Author. This is a different John Buchan than the well-known British/Canadian author (Lord Tweedsmuir). 
Price: 125.00 CAD
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Elblanke, A Tragedy., Felts (Wm. B.)
111 Felts (Wm. B.) Elblanke, A Tragedy.
[np]: The Author, 1890. First edition. cat40a 
246pp. Black cloth lettered in gilt. Floral end papers. Some small blemishes to binding; a bright, very good copy. In addition to the title work, a long drama/epic poem of Atlantis, this book contains 'Gettysburg', a poem on the famous battle. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Virgil Finlay in The American Weekly., Finlay (Virgil)
112 Finlay (Virgil) Virgil Finlay in The American Weekly.
cat40a 
San Francisco: Nova Press, 1977. Pictorial wrappers, stapled. A bit darkened at edges, but a fine copy. This is copy 489 of an edition of 594 numbered copies. In addition to Finlay's art, this contains a brief forward by Beverley C. Finlay, discussing Finlay's work with A. Merritt. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Salammbo of Gustave Flaubert. Englished by M. French Sheldon., Flaubert (Gustave)
113 Flaubert (Gustave) Salammbo of Gustave Flaubert. Englished by M. French Sheldon.
London & NY: Saxon, 1886. Third Edition, 15th Thousand. cat40a 
Brown boards, designed and lettered in black. Chipping at corners, worn at hinges, spine rubbed, internally not bad. Usually seen in cloth, this is a cheaper binding in boards, with ads for perfume and bath products on the inner covers and end papers. At One Shilling, a cheaper issue, something like a yellowback. Book ads on the rear cover, with the statement at the bottom: Beware of Piratical Editions!!! Flaubert's historical tale of a mercenary revolt set during the first Punic War. Cannibalism, human (child) sacrifice, magic and superstition. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Salammbo of Gustave Flaubert. Englished by M. French Sheldon. First and the Only Authorised Translation., Flaubert (Gustave)
114 Flaubert (Gustave) Salammbo of Gustave Flaubert. Englished by M. French Sheldon. First and the Only Authorised Translation.
London & NY: Saxon, 1886. Second Edition. cat40a 
Blue cloth, beveled edges, front cover and spine lettered in gilt. Light brown floral end papers. A bit of wear to spine ends and tips, a bright very good copy. Early San Francisco bookseller's ticket on inner front cover [C. Beach, 107 Montgomery Street]. Flaubert's historical tale of a mercenary revolt set during the first Punic War. Cannibalism, human (child) sacrifice, magic and superstition. 
Price: 65.00 CAD
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Salammbo of Gustave Flaubert. Englished by M. French Sheldon. Translation Authorised by the Heirs of Gustave Flaubert., Flaubert (Gustave)
115 Flaubert (Gustave) Salammbo of Gustave Flaubert. Englished by M. French Sheldon. Translation Authorised by the Heirs of Gustave Flaubert.
London & NY: Saxon, 1886. First edition of this translation. cat40a 
Blue cloth, beveled edges, front cover and spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated title page. Olive floral end papers. Light fraying of cloth at spine ends, some wear to corners, foxing of early and late leaves; a bright very good copy otherwise. Flaubert's historical tale of a mercenary revolt set during the first Punic War. Cannibalism, human (child) sacrifice, magic and superstition. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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The Little Maelstrom., Fleming (A.M.)
116 Fleming (A.M.) The Little Maelstrom.
cat40a 
Boston: Meador, 1931. First edition. Dark green pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt. Crease in final blank pages, a clean very good copy. Quite a zany tale, concerns the gold rush, a golden geyser which spouts out animals, a gas chamber. Sort of an Ozark tall tale. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Radio Gunner. With Illustrations., Forbes (Alexander) [published anonymously].
117 Forbes (Alexander) [published anonymously]. The Radio Gunner. With Illustrations.
cat40a 
Boston & NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1924. First edition. Gray-blue cloth lettered in orange, device in orange on spine. Frontispiece & three inserted plates. Name penned on front fly leaf (partly scratched out), booksellers ticket in rear, a bright very good copy, quite decent. SF novel of imaginary war in the future, set in 1937. Bleiler: Science Fiction: The Early Years: 800. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Interwoven. Letters From A Son to His Mother., Ford (Sarah Louise)
118 Ford (Sarah Louise) Interwoven. Letters From A Son to His Mother.
Boston: Ellis, 1905. First edition. cat40a 
Dark green cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. A nice bright copy. Privately printed, limited to 500 copies. Laid in are two leaves; one is an Explanatory Note, the other a copy of the book's title page with the limitation note on the verso. There is some wear to the edges of the two laid-in leaves. Letters dated in the 1880s and 1890s, written through a medium. The Explanatory sheet explains that the supposed writer, who died in 1888, was Wadsworth Cecil Tuck. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Castle Foam; or, The Heir of Meerschaum. A Russian Story., French (H.W.)
119 French (H.W.) Castle Foam; or, The Heir of Meerschaum. A Russian Story.
Boston: Lee and Shepard/NY: Dillingham, 1880. First edition. cat40a 
Blue decorative cloth designed and lettered in black and gilt. Brown coated end papers. Ownership sticker on inner front cover, glue repair to inner front hinge, some wear to tips and spine extremities, a bright very good copy in general. Wright III: 2050. An owner's note in the front suggests that this novel concerns witchcraft, but a quick scan does not reveal any such content - it looks to be primarily a novel of historical adventure. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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The Machine that Thought. By William Callahan., Gallun (Raymond Z.) [writing as: William Callahan]
120 Gallun (Raymond Z.) [writing as: William Callahan] The Machine that Thought. By William Callahan.
NY: Columbia Publications, [ca.1942]. First edition. cat40a 
24pp. Original stapled white wrappers, designed and lettered in black. Published as Science Fiction Classics No. 3. Some dust soiling, small ink bookstore stamp on back cover, but a nice copy. Pictorial cover and one illustration. 
Price: 25.00 CAD
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