Here are five rare items that just arrived at Miskatonic Books this week.
Just in time for your favorite genre collector!
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The Doll and One Other is a collection of two fantasy and horror novelettes by author Algernon Blackwood. It was released in 1946 and was the first publication of either novelette. It was published by Arkham House in an edition of 3,490 copies.
The first novelette, “The Doll,” was adapted for an episode of the television show Night Gallery.
The Doll and One Other contains the following tales:
- “The Doll”
- “The Trod”
This book is in near fine condition with some toning and mild rubbing due to age, in a very fine dust jacket. The D
Signed limited edition of only 250. A collection of nine stories. Published in 1963
This is a rare tough to find classic.
- The Horror at Chilton Castle
- The Midnight Bus
- The Vampire Bat
- The Seventh Incantation
- Killer Cat
- The Dump
- The Tenants
- The Man Who Feared Masks
- The Visitor in the Vault
Book is in near fine condition without dust jacket as issued. Book is signed on the front free endpaper.
Published in Providence, Rhode Island by The Grandon Company, 1958. Octavo,
Limited to 350 copies. Signed by Munn. The title story, first published in WEIRD TALES, July 1925, was inspired by and dedicated to H. P. Lovecraft. Also collected here is the sequel, “The Werewolf’s Daughter,” first published as a three-part serial in WEIRD TALES.
- “The Werewolf of Ponkert”
- “The Werewolf’s Daughter”
Book is in near fine condition in a very good plus dust jacket. Jacket has some soiling and toning due to age else fine.
The Throne of Saturn is a collection of science fiction short stories by author S. Fowler Wright. It was released in 1949 and was the author’s first American book and his only collection published by Arkham House. It was released in an edition of 3,062 copies.
The Throne of Saturn contains these twelve stories, as well as a foreword:
- “This Night”
- “P.N. 40″
- “The Rat”
- “The Temperature of Gehenna Sue”
- “Original Sin”
Book is in near fine condition with light toning and mild rubbing else fine.
The Clock Strikes Twelve is a collection of stories by author H. Russell Wakefield. It was released in 1946 and was the first collection of the author’s stories to be published by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 4,040 copies.
The Clock Strikes Twelve contains the following tales:
- “Why I Write Ghost Stories”
- “Into Outer Darkness”
- “The Alley”
- “Jay Walkers”
- “Ingredient X”
- ““I Recognised the Voice””
- “Farewell Performance”
- “Not Quite Cricket”
- “In Collaboration”
- “A Stitch in Time”
- “Lucky’s Grove”
- “Red Feathers”
- “Happy Ending?”
- “The First Sheaf”
- “A Fishing Story”
- “Used Car”
- “Death of a Poacher”
- “Knock! Knock! Who’s There?”
Book is in near fine condition with some light toning and mild rubbin else fine.