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...<b>The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories  </b><br>, Burton, Tim
1 Burton, Tim ...The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories

New York: Rob Weisbach Books, 1997.
 0688156819
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover, No jacket as issued.
 Illustrated with color drawings by the author.
 
In the manner of the pictorial tales of Shel Silverstein, Roald Dahl, and Edward Gorey--but from a slightly more twisted realm of the imagination--Burton's creepy stories conjure up the fantastical, even the slightly demented.

Unused, Unread, Unopened. Clean, but from a smoker’s bookshelf. No flaws. 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The Turn of the Screw <br>Includes the story: The Lesson of the Master.  </b>, James, Henry; Introduction: Heywood Croun
2 James, Henry; Introduction: Heywood Croun ...The Turn of the Screw
Includes the story: The Lesson of the Master.

New York The Modern Library, Random House, c 1940's; By spine, printed 1939 – 1960. Modern Library 169.1 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
The Turn of the Screw, originally published in 1898, is a gothic ghost story novella written by Henry James.

Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Loss bottom spine and corners. Some edge wear.

Due to its original content, the novella became a favorite text of academics who subscribe to New Criticism. The novella has had differing interpretations, often mutually exclusive. Many critics have tried to determine the exact nature of the evil hinted at by the story. However, others have argued that the true brilliance of the novella comes with its ability to create an intimate confusion and suspense for the reader.

 
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...<b>Black Seas of Infinity: The Best of H.P. Lovecraft  </b><br>, Lovecraft, H.P.
3 Lovecraft, H.P. ...Black Seas of Infinity: The Best of H.P. Lovecraft

Garden City, New York SFBC Science Fiction 2001.
 9780739420096
 First Edition, Thus.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Nineteen stories from H.P. Lovecraft, the master of American weird fiction and horror-fantasy.

This story collection contains: Adrift on the Black Seas of Infinity by Andrew Wheeler; The Call of Cthulhu; Dagon; Winged Death; The Rats in the Walls; The Colour Out of Space; The Outsider; The Shadow Out of Time; The Lurking Fear; Pickman's Model; The Thing on the Doorstep; The Shadow Over Innsmouth; The Festival; The Dreams in the Witch House; The Nameless City; The Mound; What the Moon Brings; In the Walls of Eryx; The Unnamable; and At the Mountains of Madness; followed by appendices: A: History of the Necronomicon; B: Notes on Writing Weird Fiction; C: Some Notes on a Nonentity; and D: Chronology of the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft.

No Flaws or Blemishes but for faint odor from smoker's library. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
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...<b>The Book of Common Dread/a Novel of the Infernal  </b>, Monahan, Brent
4 Monahan, Brent ...The Book of Common Dread/a Novel of the Infernal
New York: St Martins Press, 1993 0312093497 / 9780312093495 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

A 500-year-old vampire named Vincent DeVilbiss descends on Princeton, N.J. Masquerading as a psychic, the bloodsucker has an ulterior motive--to destroy a pair of ancient scrolls housed in the Princeton Library which, when translated, will reveal the secrets and make possible the defeat of the Dark Forces that control him.

 
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...<b>The Tale of the Body Thief.</b>, Rice, Anne
5 Rice, Anne ...The Tale of the Body Thief.
New York: Alfred a Knopf Inc., 1992. 0679405283 / 9780679405283 First Edition; First Printing; Hardcover in Jacket.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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...<b>The Spell of Mary Stewart: Three Complete Novels [This Rough Magic, the Ivy Tree, Wildfire at Midnight]  </b><br>, Stewart, Mary
6 Stewart, Mary ...The Spell of Mary Stewart: Three Complete Novels [This Rough Magic, the Ivy Tree, Wildfire at Midnight]

Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1968.
 Book Club Edition,
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 701 pages
 
Mary, Lady Stewart (1916 – 2014), was a British novelist who developed the romantic mystery genre, featuring smart, adventurous heroines who could hold their own in dangerous situations.

Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket unclipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 39.95 USD

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...<b>Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ape: A Caprice  </b>, [Nouveau Roman] Butor, Michel;  Dominic De Bernardi (Translator)
7 [Nouveau Roman] Butor, Michel; Dominic De Bernardi (Translator) ...Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ape: A Caprice
Iillinois Dalkey Archive Press 1995 1564780775 / 9781564780775 First Edition – First Printing.(French Literature Series) Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition – First Printing. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

The ape of the title is (at least in part) Thoth, the Egyptian god of magic, the inventor of writing and the record-keeper of the dead. Magic, writing, death, Egypt and apes all come into play in Butor's experimental 1967 novel, now available in English for the first time.

 
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...<b> The Tale of the Body Thief </b><br>, [Vampire Chronicles] Rice, Anne
8 [Vampire Chronicles] Rice, Anne ... The Tale of the Body Thief

New York: Alfred a Knopf Inc., 1992 0679405283
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
  SIGNED BY Anne Rice with an inscription.
 
“Rice is our modern messenger of the occult, whose nicely updated dark-side passion plays twist and turn in true Gothic form.”—San Francisco Chronicle

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
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...<b>Ursula's Gift  </b>, [Werewolf, Vampire] DiSilvestro, R.
9 [Werewolf, Vampire] DiSilvestro, R. ...Ursula's Gift
New York: Donald I. Fine, 1988. 1556111088 / 9781556111082 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

A comedic ride into a man who is turned into a werewolf. His father is a big game hunter, and his mother, well, she's a vampyre. The whole book is a hoot and a treasure!

 
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