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161 Hawthorne (Nathaniel) Septimius Felton; or The Elixir of Life.

Boston: Osgood, 1872. First American edition, the supposed first printing, with the letter "I" missing from line 18 of page 42. Blue "T" cloth designed and lettered in black & gilt, back cover designed in blind. Brown coated end papers. One leaf of ads at rear. Several colors of cloth exist. This is a fairly bright, very good copy, which has suffered some unfortunate damage to the spine; the cloth has been torn and repaired, affecting the black design on the spine. An inscription on the front flyleaf is dated Christmas, 1872. Posthumously published, a tale of a man's quest for immortality: the elixir of life. 
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Tales in Prose & Verse, and Dramas by the late Thomas Edward Heath, of Northlands, Cardiff. With Illustrations by the Author and His Grandson., Heath (Thomas Edward)
162 Heath (Thomas Edward) Tales in Prose & Verse, and Dramas by the late Thomas Edward Heath, of Northlands, Cardiff. With Illustrations by the Author and His Grandson.
London: King, Sell & Olding, 1906. First edition. cat40a 
Red cloth, front cover lettered in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated with numerous inserted plates. Small stain to lower rear cover, light shelf wear, a few small marks to cloth, but a bright and decent copy. A collection of stories, dramas and poems written between 1863 and 1881, published posthumously. Included are 5 ghost stories, a ghost story in play form, and a detective story: My First Client, said to have been written between 1863 and 1865. Locke: Spectrum of Fantasy I, pg. 108. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Realmah. By the Author of "Friends in Council". In Two Volumes., Helps (Arthur) [published anonymously].
163 Helps (Arthur) [published anonymously]. Realmah. By the Author of "Friends in Council". In Two Volumes.
cat40a 
London: Macmillan, 1868. First edition. Two Volumes. Half-calf & marbled boards, spines decorated and lettered in gilt. Marbled end papers. Some shelf wear to edges, a bit of scattered foxing, but a clean very good set, quite attractive. A Utopian novel of a pre-historic empire called "Sheviri" in Southern Europe, also a planet of the living dead. 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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The Folly of Eustace and Other Stories., Hichens (Robert S.)
164 Hichens (Robert S.) The Folly of Eustace and Other Stories.
cat40a 
NY: Appleton, 1896. First American edition. Red cloth, spine and front cover designed and lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, a bright very good copy. Three stories, the second one, "The Return of the Soul" is a weird tale of a woman who is a reincarnation of a cat. The British first edition appeared from Heinemann in the same year. Bleiler: Guide to Supernatural Fiction: 806. 
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The Black Mountain., Hillgarth (Alan)
165 Hillgarth (Alan) The Black Mountain.
cat40a 
NY: Knopf, 1934. First American edition. Black cloth designed and lettered in gilt. Borzoi patterned end papers. Illustrated title page printed in black & red. A little marking to upper page edges, but a fine copy in a slightly worn pictorial dust jacket, some scuffing to edges and folds, and a crease partway along the spine. This book is seen in three different dust jackets; this is the variety made of gold-foil type paper, designed and lettered in black & red, with the pyramid design on the front. Adventure in Bolivia; a boy is educated by a mysterious priest, and sets out to unite the oppressed races in his country. Of marginal lost-race interest; Stuart Teitler saw fit to include a copy in his collection. The British edition appeared in 1933. 
Price: 110.00 CAD
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Zaos. (A Novel)., Hobbs (Roe R.)
166 Hobbs (Roe R.) Zaos. (A Novel).
NY & Washington, Neale, 1906. First edition. cat40a 
270pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt. Short tears in a couple of leaves, one page jutting out (printing defect, from a fold in the leaf when printed); a very bright, handsome copy. Smith H-705. Krick 221. Spirit travel to B.C. 2025, ancient egypt, and reincarnation. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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The Daughter of the Dawn. A Romance., Hodder (William Reginald)
167 Hodder (William Reginald) The Daughter of the Dawn. A Romance.
cat40a 
London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1920s]. Reprint. Red cloth designed and lettered in black. Spine a bit faded, light edge wear, a clean very good copy. Reginald 07265, citing the British first edition, which was published by Jarrold & Sons in 1903. Variations on Haggard's SHE. Suggests that New Zealand is the last remains of Lemuria. The heroine is the reincarnation of the last goddess of Lemuria. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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Contes Fantastiques. De E.T.A. Hoffmann, Traduced de L'allemand Par M. Loeve-Veimars... et Precedes D'une Notice Historique sur Hoffman Par Walter Scott. Tome I. This is VOLUME ONE ONLY of the set., Hoffmann (E.T.A.]
168 Hoffmann (E.T.A.] Contes Fantastiques. De E.T.A. Hoffmann, Traduced de L'allemand Par M. Loeve-Veimars... et Precedes D'une Notice Historique sur Hoffman Par Walter Scott. Tome I. This is VOLUME ONE ONLY of the set.
Paris: Eugene Renduel, 1830. cat40a 
240pp. Contemporary wrappers with a marbled paper spine, chipped at edges, some foxing, a bit rough. Extra illustrated title page. This is Volume I only; the text goes up to the end of Le Sanctus. Text in French. Volume One only, offered separately. 
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Contes Fantastiques. Tires des Freres de Serapion et des Contes Nocturnes. Traduction de Loeve-Veimars. Avec une Preface par G. Brunet., Hoffmann (Ernst Theodor Wilhelm)
169 Hoffmann (Ernst Theodor Wilhelm) Contes Fantastiques. Tires des Freres de Serapion et des Contes Nocturnes. Traduction de Loeve-Veimars. Avec une Preface par G. Brunet.
Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, E. Flammarion, Successeur, [c.1890]. 
Two volumes bound in one; [314] + [320] pp. Half-calf, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. A rather utilitarian binding; some scuffs to calf, a very good copy. An extensive collection of Hoffman's stories in French. 
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Stories by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann., Hoffmann (Ernst Theodor Wilhelm)
170 Hoffmann (Ernst Theodor Wilhelm) Stories by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann.
NY: Dutton, 1908. 
Orange cloth designed and lettered in black. Frontispiece. Faint edge wear, a nice clean copy. Issued as a volume in "The World's Storytellers" series, Edited by Arthur Ransome. Two stories, a short chronology, and an introductory essay by Ransome. The British edition of this collection was issued by T.C. & E.C. Jack in the same year. Two weird stories: The Cremona Violin and Mademoiselle De Scudery. 
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Balzac's Horse and Other Stories. Selected and Translated by Christopher Middleton., Hofman (Gert)
171 Hofman (Gert) Balzac's Horse and Other Stories. Selected and Translated by Christopher Middleton.
cat40a 
NY: Fromm International, (1988). First American edition. Beige cloth, spine lettered in black. Black end papers. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Seven stories, some quite macabre. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Winter Evening Tales, Collected Among the Cottagers In The South of Scotland. In Two Volumes. [Volume I only]., Hogg (James)
172 Hogg (James) Winter Evening Tales, Collected Among the Cottagers In The South of Scotland. In Two Volumes. [Volume I only].
Hartford: Andrus, 1845. Later American edition. 
Original brown cloth stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. [298]pp. Frontispiece. Repair to front hinge, some old stains and scattered foxing, about very good. This is Volume I only, of a two-volume set. Originally published in two volumes in Edinburgh (1820). Short stories and poems including a couple with supernatural content. See Bleiler: Guide to Supernatural Fiction: 835. 
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Noachidae: or, Noah, and His Descendants., Holgate (Jerome B.)
173 Holgate (Jerome B.) Noachidae: or, Noah, and His Descendants.
Buffalo: Breed, Butler, 1860. First edition. cat40a 
Original brown cloth, covers stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Tan end papers. Front hinge split, spine split across just below title, some wear to edges, but internally nice and in general a very good copy. A prehistoric fantasy, of antedel uvian nations. Wright II: 1224. Scarce. 
Price: 125.00 CAD
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Floating Fancies Among The Weird and The Occult., Holmes (Clara H.)
174 Holmes (Clara H.) Floating Fancies Among The Weird and The Occult.
London & NY: Neely, (1898). First edition. cat40a 
Blue cloth designed and lettered in red and silver. Front cover quite badly stained along the fore-edge and near the spine, also some staining and discoloration to spine and rear cover; small stain to fore-edge margins, but internally quite clean a nd decent. A very bright copy which has unfortunately gotten messy, I haven't tried to clean it up, and it may be possible to restore it somewhat. Supernatural and weird stories, including one of a hollow earth. Reginald 07359. Listed i n L o c k e : A S p ectrum of Fantasy; Bleiler: Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 840. 
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The Earthquake. A Romance of London in 1907., Holt-White (W.)
175 Holt-White (W.) The Earthquake. A Romance of London in 1907.
cat40a 
London: E. Grant Richards, 1906. First edition. Blue-green pictorial cloth designed in red, grey and black, spine lettered in gilt. Spine somewhat faded, a bit of wear to edges and hinges, a bright very good copy in general. A corner torn from one page, affecting a few letters of text, has been reattached. A disaster novel of the near future, in which an earthquake devastates London. Locke, SPECTRUM OF FANTASY I: pg. 115. 
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Eastward or A Buddhist Lover. A Novel., Hosea (Lucy (Klinck) Rice)
176 Hosea (Lucy (Klinck) Rice) Eastward or A Buddhist Lover. A Novel.
cat40a 
Boston: Cupples, (1890). First edition. Brown cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Some wear to spine ends and tips, inner hinges repaired, a few signatures starting; a clean very good copy otherwise. A contemporary newspaper clipping is pasted to the inner front cover, containing a review of the book, with a succint description of the plot. An occult novel of clairvoyance and paranormal abilities. Wright III: 2784. 
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Strange Ends and Discoveries. Tales of This World and the Next., Housman (Laurence)
177 Housman (Laurence) Strange Ends and Discoveries. Tales of This World and the Next.
cat40a 
London: Cape, (1948). First edition. Beige cloth lettered in brown. A clean, nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket, one stain on the front panel, some dust soiling and short tears to edges. Eighteen stories, six of them from the earlier collection WHAT NEXT? (1939). Some supernatural tales. Bleiler: Guide to Supernatural Fiction: 850. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Rogues in the House. Illustrated by Marcus Boas., Howard (Robert E.)
178 Howard (Robert E.) Rogues in the House. Illustrated by Marcus Boas.
cat40a 
West Kingston: Donald Grant, 1976. Gray boards, burgundy cloth spine lettered in gold. Frontispiece and ten plates in color. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Limited to 3500 copies, this is one of an unknown number with an illustrated bookplate signed by Marcus Boas pasted to the front end paper. The title story as well as The Frost Giant's Daughter are collected. One of a series of uniform Conan books issued by Grant, attractively designed and illustrated. 
Price: 40.00 CAD
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Between the Dark and the Daylight. Romances., Howells (William Dean)
179 Howells (William Dean) Between the Dark and the Daylight. Romances.
NY & London: Harper, 1907. First edition. 
Green cloth, spine and front cover designed and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece and five inserted plates. Some moderate wear to spine ends, old stain to fore-edge affecting the margins of about half the book, a bright very good copy in general. Seven weird stories. See Clareson: The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, pg. 84. "In these stories Howells well illustrates the culmination of the development of the 'ghost story' toward a form of science fiction ...." BAL 9783. This is the first binding; several others exist. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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The Expedition of Captain Flick., Hume (Fergus)
180 Hume (Fergus) The Expedition of Captain Flick.
cat40a 
London: Jarrold and Sons, 1896. First edition. Black cloth, front cover designed in gilt, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. publisher's monogram on back cover in blind. Floral end papers. Wear to lower front cover, scuffing to corners, repair to inner rear hinge; in general, a very good copy otherwise. A lost-race tale, of a race of classical Greek origin on an island in the South Pacific. 
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