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    [Horror & Supernatural]. Group of Ten First Editions, Three of Which are SIGNED. Various publishers and dates. First editions, three of which are LIMITED. Three books signed by the authors. (See extended description for details.) Ten octavos, cloth. Rime Isle dust jacket with touch of wear at lower spine end. Between the Minute and the Hour with former owner's signature at top edge of the front free endpaper and an 8-line poem written in ink on the rear free endpaper; good dust jacket with wear at edges, tears and creases near top edge of spine panel, and a couple of internal tape mends. Sea Change with hint of tanning to front endpapers; dust jacket with just a touch of wear at edges. Else, a near fine set.

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    Barbara Hunt. Sea Change. New York, Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., [1946]. Novel of witchcraft set in New England in the 1820s. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 876. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 105. Reginald 07608.

    A[lfred] M[cLelland] Burrage. Between the Minute and the Hour. London: Herbert Jenkins, [1967]. Posthumously published collection of fourteen stories with preface by Anthony Skene. "Burrage's underrated short stories are deft and subtle, and include a number of poignant posthumous fantasies." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-43. His best stories are "intelligent, well crafted, and imaginative ..." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 64. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 47. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-52. Reginald 02265.

    Robert E[rvin] Howard and Richard A. Lupoff. The Return of Skull-Face. [West Linn, Oregon]: FAX Collector's Editions, [1977].

    Fritz Leiber. Rime Isle. [Chapel Hill, North Carolina]: Whispers Press, 1977. Signed on the title page by Leiber. A Fafhrd and Gray Mouser novel. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-165. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 511-19.

    Ambrose Bierce. A Vision of Doom: Poems. Edited by Donald Sidney-Fryer ... West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, 1980. Signed on the title page by artist Frank Villano. A selection of some fifty poems, most from the revised collections Shapes of Clay (1910) and Black Beetles in Amber (1911) with fine critical essay by editor Donald Sidney-Fryer. "A vital weird-horror collection ..." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-5.

    Shaun Hutson. Captives. [London]: Macdonald, [1991].

    Richard L. Tierney. The House of the Toad. Minneapolis: Fedogan & Bremer, 1993. 1150 copies printed of which this is one of 1050 trade copies.

    William Hope Hodgson. Terrors of the Sea: Unpublished Fantasies. Edited by and introduction by Sam Moskowitz ... Hampton Falls, NH: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc., [1996]. Collects ten stories, two vignettes, an article, "Ten Months at Sea," and opening fragment of an essay, "Writers of Ghost Stories," with notes and 42-page historical introduction, "William Hope Hodgson's Sister: Roadblock to Recognition," by Moskowitz. 

    David Prill. Dating Secrets of the Dead. [Burton, MI]: Subterranean Press, 2003. Limited to 526 copies of which this is one of 500 numbered copies signed by Prill.  Collects three novellas, including "The Last Horror Show," first published here.

    Jeffrey Thomas. Boneland. [Modesto, CA]: Bloodletting Press, 2004. Limited to 426 copies of which this is one of 400 numbered copies signed by Thomas and artist Caniglia. Alternate history horror novella by a writer best known for his ultra-violent stories set in a nightmarish future city called Punktown. 

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