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    [Horror & Supernatural]. [Poppy Z. Brite, Elizabeth Massie, Richard T. Chizmar, et al]. Group of Seven Titles, Three of Which are SIGNED. Various publishers and dates. All first editions, two of which are LIMITED. Three (Dark of the Night [and:] Secret Strangers [and:] Midnight Promises) signed by the authors. Octavos. Publishers' bindings and dust jackets; Secret Strangers housed in a slipcase. Hint of soiling to top edge of text block of The Dodd, Mead Gallery of Horror; dust jacket has light wear at edges, mainly spine ends, and tiny chip at upper front corner tip. U.S. bookseller sticker with $25.95 price affixed to front flap of Dark of the Night dust jacket. The jacket of Secret Strangers is worn along the top and bottom edges because the slipcase is too small. Else, near fine.

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    Sineater. The author's first novel, first published as a paperback original by Pan Books in 1992. Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for best first novel.

    The Dodd, Mead Gallery of Horror. Partially original anthology collecting twenty stories, most published here for the first time, by William F. Nolan, Joseph Payne Brennan, Alan Ryan, Robert Bloch, Bernard Taylor, Ramsey Campbell, Michael Bishop, Dennis Etchison, David Morrell, Tanith Lee, Theodore Sturgeon, Stephen King, and others, as well as the first book appearance of Gardner Dozois and Jack Dann's controversial vampire story "Down Among the Dead Men." One of the major horror anthologies of the 1980s. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-427. Horror Literature 4-348.

    Dark of the Night. Original anthology with fifteen stories by Ramsey Campbell, Stephen Baxter, Paul J. McAuley, Stephen Laws, David Case, Kim Newman and others.

    Sunglasses After Dark. The author's well-received first novel. "... the strangest and best vampire novel of the year." - Locus. "... replete with eroticism and violence, movement and color... a book I feel no compunction about recommending ..." - Ed Bryant. Winner 1990 Bram Stoker award for best first novel. The first Sonja Blue novel. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-97.

    Secret Strangers. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Tessier.

    Drawing Blood. The author's second novel. 

    Midnight Promises. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Chizmar, introducer Ed Gorman, and author of the afterword Ray Garton.  Collects seventeen short stories. Chizmar's first book of fiction.

     



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