Dark Parks Books & Collectibles

Tubb, E.C.

A Scatter of Stardust. London: Dennis Dobson, 1976. First hardcover edition. 8vo. 119p. Publishers cloth, title to spine. Illustrated dust jacket, fine. Fine/fine. In protective mylar.       Science fiction. Fantasy.           DP25280   $30.00

Sandoz, Maurice. Illustrations by Salvador Dali.

On The Verge. New York: Doubleday & Co., 1950. First edition. Publishers orange cloth over boards minor shelf wear still about near fine contents clean and crisp. Illustrated dust jacket minor chipping at front bottom corner a bit of minor damp stain at top of spine area. Inside flaps slight clipped [not the price] at corners. Overall presents excellent in new protective mylar. With color frontispiece and six b&w full page plates by Dali. Dust jacket cover as well [repeated with frontispiece]. At time of description our copy is in much better condition than the very few others with jackets [ripped and torn] available on the market. Scarce work of short horror stories on madness. Rarely seen Dali works of macabre.      Salvador Dali. Art. Illustrated. Supernatural. Horror. Fantasy. Madness. Insanity.On The Verge Surrealism.      DP30143  $150.00

[Scream Factory].   Edited by Peter Enfantino, Robert Morrish & John Scoleri.

The Best of The Scream Factory. [Signed limited edition]. Baltimore: Cemetery Dance, 2018. First US edition. Large hardcover publishers cloth with gilt title to cover and spine like new and about fine with hundreds of b&w photos throughout. Illustrated dust jacket as new near fine in ew protective mylar. Signed by all three editors and numbered 330 of only 450 copies. Awesome book for the die hard horror genre fan. A Dark Parks favorite. Extra shipping may apply as this is a big book.     DP29106   $100.00           Horror. Horror genre. Scream Factory Magazine. Weird Tales. Pulps. Horror movies. Horror films. Hammer Horror. Horror books. Horror literature. Universal Monsters. Serial killers.

Stout, Rex.

Death Of A Doxy. London: Collins, 1967. First UK edition. 192p. Publishers red cloth, title to spine, spine caps and corners minor bump, outer text block toned, bit of foxing to edges, small foxing spot to title, else excellent copy. Illustrated dust jacket, very minor shelf wear, few tiny clean tears at edges, some soiling, else about near fine considering. In protective mylar.   Crime. Detective. Mystery.     DP25916   $45.00

Taylor, G.P.

Shadowmancer. Signed Copy. London: Faber & Faber, 2003. First hardcover edition. Special edition. 308p. Publishers cloth title gilt to spine. Illustrated dust jacket. Signed by author on title page in black ink. Fine/Fine. In protective mylar. First hardcover edition and first Special Edition, with previously unpublished final chapter and forward by the author.     Magic. Witchcraft. Superstition. Occult. Horror. Fantasy. Young adult books.       DP25550   $50.00

Stableford, Brian.

The Hunger and Ecstacy of Vampires. [Signed Limited]. Shingleton: Mark V. Zeising Books, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Publishers black cloth red gilt to cover and spine about fine and as new. Illustrated jacket about fine. Signed by author and numbered 93 of only 300 copies. Comes with slipcase. First edition. Signed limited edition. Numbered 93 of 300 copies.     Vampires. Horror. Horror books. Horror literature.     DP29595   $40.00

Symonds, John.

The Beast 666: The Life of Aleister Crowley. London: Pindar Press, 1997. As new hardcover. As new dust jacket. Inscribed by author “Frank Krown - John Symonds”. Excellent copy priced far below others and in better condition. Priced to go. Scarce.     Aleister Crowley. Occult. Magic. Magick. Golden Dawn. Black magic. Sex magic. Devil. Satanism.     DP29852   $50.00

Ustinov, Peter.

The Old Man And Mr. Smith. New York: Arcade, 1990. First US edition. 261p. Publishers cloth over boards, very minor shelf wear to edges, tiny ding to top of text block, with little affect to few pages top edge denting, else near fine. Illustrated dust jacket, fine. A scarce book. In protective mylar.    

Fantasy. God. Satan. Adventure.        DP25902   $40.00

Tarbell, Ida M.

The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Drawn From theOriginal Sources and Containing Many Speeches Letters and Telegrams Hitherto Unpublished and Illustrated With Many Reproductions From Original Paintings Photographs Etc. [in 4 vols]. New York: Lincoln Historical Society, 1909. 4 vols. Four volumes. Modern green cloth over boards  floral gilt decoration to spine in titles in gilt. Top edges gilt. Beautiful endpapers in green with gold stars. Each volume with frontispiece and tissue guard. Fully illustrated with numerous full-page plates. Priced to go. Extra shipping costs may apply due to weight.     Abraham Lincoln. United States presidents. American history. Americana. Illustrated. History. Fine binding.     DP29682   $150.00

Spillane, Mickey.

Day of the Guns. New York: Dutton, 1964. First edition. 192p. Publishers orange cloth, very minor rubbing at edges and corners, still about near fine. Pictorial dust jacket with minor shelf wear, some light rubbing/cracking at edges, small clean tear at top of spine/front cover, still very good plus. In protective mylar.       Crime. Detective. Spy. Adventure.       DP25998   $25.00

Teague, Robert L.

The Climate of Candor. A Novel of the 1970s. New York: Pageant Press, 1961. First edition. Rare. 198p. Publishers cloth, title to spine, very minor shelf wear, bit of rubbing at lower edge, a hint of a ding at top edge, else about near fine. Illustrated dust jacket, minor shelf wear to edges, cracking at head of spine with minor loss, little bit of loss at corners, still over all very good plus, and excellent condition for this very rare book. In protective mylar.

Science fiction. Prophecy. Apocalypse.       DP25797   $45.00

Steinbeck, John.
The Moon is Down. [True first edition]. New York: The Viking Press, 1942. 
Publishers blue cloth, blind stamped to cover and title to spine, minor bump to spine ends, inner margins of endpapers with light browning, “Annie Laurie Williams” film agent ink-stamp to bottom of first blank, else book is clean and crisp, about excellent. Illustrated dust jacket with some minor chipping/rubbing to corners, small piece lacking at bottom of spine (see pictures), inside flaps not clipped, 2.00 price present, overall very good plus and presents well in new protective mylar. A chance to own an original first edition of a classic Steinbeck at a very affordable price. First edition. True first edition with “First published in March 1942” and the period between talk and this - on page 112.

DP26623   $225.00

Spillane, Mickey.

The Day The Sea Rolled Back. New York: Windmill, 1979. First edition. 138p. Publishers orange cloth, title to spine, spine ends slightly bumped, else a fine unread copy. Illustrated dust jacket, very minor rubbing at front corner and top of spine, inside front flap with tiny nick/crease at edge, near fine. In protective mylar. Not price-clipped (uncommon).    Mystery. Pirates. Adventure.      DP25924   $45.00

Simmons, Dan.

Children of the Night. [Deluxe Signed Limited Edition # 24 of 200]. Northridge: Lord John Press, 1992. First edition. Publishers black leather over moon decorated cloth boards about fine and as new. Signed in red ink by Simmons at front and numbered 24 of only 200 copies in the back. Comes with black cloth slipcase. A Dark Parks favorite. First edition. Deluxe signed limited edition numbered 24 of only 200. Simmons fantastic tale on classic vampirism and modern science. One of his best novels for sure.     Horror. Horror books. Horror literature. Dan Simmons. Vampires.     DP29594   $150.00

Stone, Oliver.

A Child’s Night Dream. Advanced Uncorrected Proofs. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. First Edition. Advanced Reader's Copy. 8vo. Softcover. 237p. Publishers paper wraps. Fine. With letter from the publishers. Advanced reader’s copy, uncorrected, with some corrections tipped in. Fine condition. Oliver Stone’s first novel, a semi-autobiography of his youth.       Biography. Film. Sex. Violence. Vietnam. Thriller. Suspense.          DP25117   $30.00

Straub, Peter.

Magic Terror. New York: Randon House, 2000. Signed by author. 8vo. 335p. Publishers quarter cloth, title gilt to spine. Illustrated dust jacket, in protective mylar. Fine/Fine. Signed on title page by author. Seven short stories of magic and terror.    Horror. Magic. Supernatural. Thriller. Autograph.

DP25120   $35.00