The Fourth Book of Jorkens. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1948. First US edition. Hardcover. Publishers black cloth with gilt title to spine near fine. Illustrated dust jacket near fine. A beautiful copy. Priced to go. First US edition. 3000 copies printed stated but 3118 copies reported. Collects 33 Jorkens tales. An early Arkham House book following Lord Dunsany’s traveling tales of Joseph Jorkens. Arkham House. Lord Dunsany. Science fiction. Fantasy. Horror literature. Horror books. Short stories. DP29250 $100.00
de Camp, L. Sprague.
Literary Swordsmen and Sorcerers: The Makers of Heroic Fantasy. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1976. First edition. Publishers black cloth title in gilt to spine appears unread a near fine copy. Illustrated dust jacket near fine. Hint of bump to spine ends. Still appears just about as new. A study of modern heroic fantasy with chapters on HP Lovecraft, Tokine, Robert E. Howard, T.H. White, Lord Dunsany and more. Arkham House. Fantasy. DP29487 $50.00
Foster, Alan Dean.
Spellsinger. London: Mcdonald & Co., 1984. First hardcover edition. First UK edition. Very rare. 8vo. 347p. Publishers cloth, gilt title to spine, fine. Illustrated dust jacket, fine. Signed by author on title page. Fine/fine. In protective mylar. First volume of the Spellsinger series. Fantasy. Science fiction.
Foster, Alan Dean.
The Spoils of War. New York: Del Rey/Ballantine, 1993. First edition. Signed. 8vo. 281p. Publishers cloth, title to spine. Illustrated dust jacket. Fine copy. Signed by author on title page. Science fiction. Fantasy. DP25204 $40.00
Sorcerer's Son. Signed Copy. London: Grafton Books, 1989. First edition. Scarce. 370p. Publishers cloth, very minor shelf wear, tiny smudge at top of first blank, still about fine. Signed by author in black ink and dated June 10, 1990. Illustrated dust jacket, very minor toning, still about fine. In protective mylar.
Fantasy. Wizards. Magic. DP25865 $45.00
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. New York: Random House, 1964. First edition, second printing (?) with 16 line dedication and secret “fooj” recipe at end. 111, , p. Publishers red cloth, title gilt. Illustrated dust jacket. Book is fine with a near fine jacket, minor stain at bottom of back jacket, price-clipped at inside flap. Children. Juvenile. Humor. Film. Movies. Cars. Fantasy. James Bond. DP25187 $40.00
Derleth, August, ed. [Lovecraft, Bloc, Howard, et al].
Dark Things. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1971. First edition. Publishers black cloth gilt title to spine minor bump to spine ends else fine and appears unread. Excellent copy. Illustrated dust jacket with publishers 7.50 sticker to top inside flap about fine in new protective mylar. 3000 copies stated, 3051 actually printed.
24 stories of the dark and macabre. Arkham House. Lovecraft. Horror. Horror literature. Horror books. DP29488 $50.00
De Casseres, Walter. Intro by Benjamin De Casseres.
The Sublime Boy: The Poems of Walter De Casseres. Author inscribed Copy. New York: Seven Arts Publishing, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. 45p. Publishers cloth over Java Art Batik covers, some minor shelf wear at edges, text clean and crisp, inscribed by authors on first blank “To Hildegarde & Julian wishing them everything good from Bio and Benjamin De Casseres - Christmas New York, 1926”. Illustrated dust jacket with some wear and chipping at edges, lacking small bit at head of back cover corner, verso of jacket with some repairs inside flaps are great with price still intact. Presents very well in new protective mylar. First edition. The poetry of a young man who committed suicide at the age of 18, published by his brother, Benjamin De Casseres 26 years later. Julian Johnson (inscription) was chief story editor for Fox studios in the 1920s and 1930s. DP26615 $50.00
Dickson, Gordon R.
Time Storm. Signed Copy. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1977. First edition. Scarce. 342p. Publishers blue cloth, gilt title to spine, spine ends bumped, slightly cocked, text block with minor soiling, top inner hinge started at p1, still about near fine. Signed by author on title page in black ink. Illustrated dust jacket, top corners with minor rubbing, inside flaps minor toning, near fine. An excellent copy. In protective mylar. Hugo Nominee 1978. Science fiction. Time travel. DP25836 $125.00
De Lint, Charles.
The Dreaming Place. New York: Atheneum, 1990. First edition. 8vo. 138p. Illustrated by Brian Froud. Publishers quarter cloth title on spine. Illustrated dust jacket. Fine copy in fine jacket. Fantasy. Magic. Occult. Science fiction. Illustrated. Brian Froud. DP25207 $40.00
Mutiny In Space. London: White Lion, 1973. First hardcover edition. First UK edition. 159p. Publishers blue cloth, gilt title to spine, minor bump to head of spine, bit of cocking, first blank with a paper flaw line, no affect, bright copy and appears unread, near fine. Illustrated dust jacket, very minor rubbing at corners, tiny nick at back cover/spine bottom, still near fine. In protective mylar. A scarce book. Science fiction. Aliens. Space. DP25888 $40.00
Frampton, Peter with Alan Light.
Do You Feel Like I Do: A Memoir. [Signed bu Frampton]. New York: Hachette Books, 2020. First edition. Publishers black cloth title to spine minor shelf wear bit of bump to spine tips and edges still about near fine. Signed by Peter Frampton on first blank. Pictorial dust jacket with minor shelf wear still near fine in new protective mylar. Comes with COA from Premiere Collectibles whom created this special signed first edition. Music. Memoir. Autobiography. Rock n roll. Guitars. Guitarist. Singers. DP29368 $45.00
Robot Odyssey I. Escape From Robotropolis. New York: Tor, 1988. First edition. Scarce. 284p. Publishers black cloth, gilt title to spine, fine. Illustrated dust jacket, minor shelf wear, tiny bit of rubbing at top of spine and top of back cover, else near fine. In protective mylar. Based on software for Robot Odyssey, a computer game. Science fiction. Robots. Computers. Future tech. DP25747 $25.00
Frazer, James George. James Lewicki, illus.
The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion. [Limited Editions Club, signed]. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1970. Large folio. 2 volumes. Two large volumes, half black cloth, gilt titles to spines, over brown cloth boards, near fine, signed by artist at colophon of last volume. Original glassine jackets with some minor edge wear. Original slipcase with minor edge wear. Both copies are near fine and appear to be unread. Due to weight shipping charges may increase. Fully illustrated with color plates. and numerous text illustrations. Numbered 1016 of 1500, signed by artist Lewicki at colophon page. DP28359 $125.00
Roper's Row. Signed Limited Edition. London: Cassell, 1929. 423p. Publishers black cloth, gilt to cover and spine, still very bright, hint of rubbing at edges and corners, a near fine copy. With rare dust jacket, minor shelf wear to edges, few minor clean tears at edges, some soiling, but still about near fine. An excellent copy overall of a scarce book in this condition and with dj. In protective mylar. Fiction. Literature. Social work. DP25943 $45.00
De Camp, L. Sprague. Willy Ley.
Lands Beyond. New York: Rinehart, 1952. First edition. 8vo. 329p., index. Publishers quarter cloth, title gilt to spine. Illustrated dust jacket. Small owners stamp at top of front paste-down. Minor shelf wear and toning to edges, otherwise an excellent copy of a scarce book. Science fiction. Fantasy. DP25192 $65.00
Froud, Brian. Terry Jones.
The Goblin Companion. A Field Guide to Goblins. Signed with Sketch, Twice. Atlanta: Turner, 1986. First edition. Publishers illustrated padded pictorial boards, fine. Signed by Froud with a goblin sketch (twice), once on first illustrated page and again on the title page. A fine copy. Scarce with the boards being in fine condition due to the type of binding. Art. Artwork. Froud. Goblins. Faeries. Fantasy. Mythology. Monsters. Trolls. Dark Crystal.
The Dark Country. Next-To-Last Draft of Original Manuscript Short Story. [Hollywood]. [Iliad Bookshop]. [ND, 1982?]. 8.5 x 11inches. 39, 9p. Photocopy of the original manuscript of the next-to-last draft. In mylar binder. With typed letter of verification, signed by Dennis Etchison. Uncorrected next-to-last draft. Limited edition produced with permission of Etchison by the Iliad Bookshop in North Hollywood, CA. We have been unable to locate any of these copies online or in reference, we believe it to be extremely rare. This short story, The Dark Country, won the British fantasy Award in 1981 and the World Fantasy Award in 1982. It is the title story to Etchison’s first collection book, The Dark Country, which was nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best Collection. Horror. Thriller. Suspense. Short story. Autographs. DP25100 $150.00
Duncan, John Garrow, Rev.
Digging Up Biblical History Recent Archæology in Palestine and Its Bearing on the Old Testament. Vol.I The Croall Lectures for 1928-29 Amplified. Vol.II The Croall Lectures for 1928-29 Amplified. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1931. 8vo. 2vols. , 1-18(8); , 1-16(8), 17(6). xiv, 275, ; xiv, 266,  pp. Full contemporary blue publisher's cloth, title on spine in gilt lettering. Light blue dust jackets with lettering in green, image on front panel in black ink, minor edge tears. Light foxing around edges, otherwise a very nice copy. 58 text illustrations and 43 photographic plates. Duncan, 1872-1951, British Egyptologist. Helped excavate a number of sites in Egypt with W.M. Flinders Petrie. " [He was]born in Botriphnie in 1872, and an M.A. (1892) and a B.D. of Aberdeen. In both Faculties he had a bright career as a student.In later years he has made a great name for himself in exploration work in the East. He won the Blackie Travelling Scholarship of 1894-95, and was appointed interim director of Excavations at Nippur, Babylonia in 1895-96. He has also had the supervision of important excavations in ancient Egypt." [-Botriphnie School on-line]. Archaeology. Biblical history. Bible. Religion. DP20093 $75.00
Bibliographical Notes on Histories of Inventions and Books of Secrets. London: Holland Press, 1959. 8vo. 2 vols. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt title. Reprint of the series of Ferguson's essays on early books of "secrets." Limited to 350 copies. "The Secrets is a book to read as much as to consult; for, to the accuracy of collation to be found in all his bibliographical work, there is added the valuable descriptions of the contents of the books that came from continual and informed study." [-Osborne]. Secrets. Occult. Alchemy. Science. Bibliography. DP20054 $125.00
Dark Parks Books & Collectibles
The Cthulhu Mythos. New York: B&N, 1997. First collected edition. Hardcover. Publishers cloth over boards very minor shelf wear little bump to spine caps no affect appears unread and near fine. Dust jacket near fine in new protective mylar. An excellent copy of a scarce book collecting all of Derleths Cthulhu works.
Hollywood Monster: A Walk Down Elm Street With the Man of Your Dreams. [Signed copy]. New York: Pocket Books, 2009. First edition. Scarce. Publishers black cloth over boards very minor shelf wear near fine and just about as new. Signed boldly in red ink by Englund on the title page. Pictorial dust jacket about fine and as new. Also with color photographs. A beautiful copy of a scarce book with or without a signature. This is a definite Dark Parks favorite. Freddy Krueger. Nightmare on Elm Street. Horror. Autobiography. Biography. Horror literature. Horror books. Hollywood. Villains. Monsters.
Derleth, Aigust, ed. [Poe, Rossetti, Howard, Ashton Smith, et al].
Dark of the Moon: Poems of Fantasy and the Macabre. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. First edition. 2000 copies stated, 2634 actually printed. Publishers black cloth gilt title to spine minor bump to spine ends and corners hint of toning to endpapers overall still an excellent copy. Illustrated dust jacket very good with some minor edge wear minor chipping at tail of spine and top corner (see pictures). Overall a nice copy in a new protective mylar. Priced to go. August Derleth. Arkham House. Horror. Poems. Poetry. Fantasy. Lovecraft. DP29481 $200.00
The Night Shop. [Signed Limited]. Baltimore: Cemetery Dance, 2017. First US edition. Signed Limited. Publishers cloth with title in gilt to cover and spine about as new and about fine. Illustrated dust jacket about fine in new protective mylar. Signed by Dowling on limitation page and numbered 552 of 600 copies printed. Scarce. Priced to go. DP29102 $85.00 Horror. Horror books. Horror literature.
Denning, Melita & Osborne Phillips.
The Foundations of High Magick: The Magical Philosophy. Edison: Castle Books, 2000. Hardcover. Publishers leatherette over cloth boards gilt title to spine about fine. Illustrated dust jacket fine. About as new. Excellent copy of scarce book. In new protective mylar. Priced to go. Occult. Magick. Magic. Magical Philosophy. Qabalah. Esoterica. Hermetica. Ogdoadic Tradition. Aurum Solis. DP29413 $75.00
Donaldson, Stephen R.
The One Tree. The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. Book Two. New York: Del Rey, 1982. First edition. 8vo. 475p. Publishers quarter cloth, title to spine, bookplate and previous owners blind stamp to title page, else near fine. Illustrated dust jacket, fine. In protective mylar. Fantasy. Magic. Adventure. Tolkien.
Etchison, Dennis. Intro by Peter Atkins.
Fine Cuts. [Signed Limited]. Baltimore: Borderlands, 2016. First US edition. Signed limited edition. Hardcover. Publishers cloth title in gilt to spine like new and about fine. Illustrated dust jacket about fine. In new protective mylar. Signed by Etchison and Atkins on limitation page numbered 88 of only 300 copies printed. Scarce. Thirteen short stories by Etchison. DP29101 $60.00 Horror. Horror books. Horror literature. Short stories.
Foster, Alan Dean.
Spellsingers Scherzo. [The Moment of the Magician. The Paths of the Perambulator. The Time of the Transference]. [SIGNED COPY]. New York: Doubleday, . 3 vols in 1. Book Club edition, omnibus. Publishers cloth over boards, title to spine, signed in blue ink by author, to title page, near fine. Illustrated dust jacket, near fine. A beautiful copy scarce in this condition, and we locate no other copies signed for sale, at time of description. In protective mylar. DP27313 $40.0