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CLIVE BARKER'S BOOKS OF BLOOD VOLUME I and VOLUME II. (VOLUMES 1 & 2)

by Barker, Clive. Inscribed. Ramsey Campbell, Introduction to Book I.

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Published
1995
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Very Good+
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Reprints.
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9780751514353
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London: Warner, 1995. 2 volumes, 7" H. Both volumes are inscribed in black felt tip pen on title page: "To Chris / Best Wishes / Clive Barker". Volume I - 213 pp, 1995 reprint, ISBN 0751514357. "For Simon McNeal it had all begun as a game. A simple matter of faking a few ghostly noises and scribblings on… Read more
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image of THE VAMPIRE FILES (1,2,3,4,5,6,7 & 9).  #1. BLOOD LIST. #2. LIFEBLOOD. #3. BLOODCIRCLE. #4. ART IN THE BLOOD. #5. FIRE IN THE BLOOD. #6. BLOOD ON THE WATER. #7. CHILL IN THE BLOOD. #9. LADY CRYMSYN.  PLUS: QUINCEY MORRIS, VAMPIRE.  9 BOOKS IN TOTAL.

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New York: Ace The first seven volumes of "The Vampire Files", plus volume 9, plus "Quincey Morris, Vampire" (not part of this series, but vampire-related) - 9 books in total. 6 3/4" H. Book 1. Bloodlist - 200 pp, 1990 1st printing, ISBN 0441067956 - "I've always had a weak spot for strange ladies. One very beautiful girl… Read more
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LASOMBRA. DARK AGES CLAN NOVEL SERIES NUMBER 5. WORLD OF DARKNESS.

by Wilson, David Niall.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2003
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Very Good+
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9781588468208
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NZ$29.26

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Stone Mountain, GA: White Wolf, 2003. 269 pp + preview, 7" H. "The situation in Constantinople has degenerated into sheer chaos, as vampires of every stripe prey on the ruined metropolis. Lucita, the young envoy of Clan Lasombra, is caught in the middle and cut off from her elders in Europe. Alone, she faces the impossible task of making… Read more
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VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE. 6 BOOKS FROM THE CLAN NOVEL SERIES: TZIMSCE / GANGREL / SETITE / RAVNOS / GIOVANNI / ANTHOLOGY. (WORLD OF DARKNESS.)

by Griffin, Eric; Fleming, Gherbod; Ryan, Kathleen; Achilli, Justin; Wieck, Stewart (editor); Baugh, Bruce; Hatch, Robert; Dansky, Richard.

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Very Good+
ISBN
9781565048027
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Clarkston, GA: White Wolf Five assorted Clan Novels from the World of Darkness "Vampire: The Masquerade" series plus the Anthology - six books in total, each approx. 7" H. 1. Tzimisce - 273 pp + excerpts of two other novels, 1999 first printing, ISBN 1565048024 - "For hundreds of years Camarilla vampires have preserved the Masquerade - an intricate… Read more
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THE OPEN DOOR. THE PORTRAIT. TWO STORIES OF THE SEEN AND THE UNSEEN.

by (Oliphant, Mrs. Margaret, 4 April 1828 - 20 July 1897.)

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Published
1885
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Good-
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First American Edition
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NZ$109.72

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Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1885. 164 pp, 6 3/4" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and crown & cross decoration on front board, all edges red. Each story has its own half title page. Two Victorian tales of the supernatural. The pages and endpapers are evenly tanned and the title page is present,… Read more
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GREEN TEA AND OTHER GHOST STORIES.

by Le Fanu, J. Sheridan. Foreword by August Derleth.

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Published
1945
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Very Good -
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First Edition
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NZ$182.86

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1945. 357 pp, 7 3/4" H. Black cloth with gilt lettering/decoration (faded) on spine. One of an edition of 2,000 copies. Contents: Foreword; Schalken the Painter; Squire Toby's Will; Green Tea; Wicked Captain Walshaw, of Wauling; Carmilla; The Sexton's Adventure; Madam Crowl's Ghost; Sir Dominick's Bargain; The Vision of Tom Chuff; Ultor… Read more
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A STABLE FOR NIGHTMARES OR WEIRD TALES.

by Le Fanu, J. Sheridan; Young, Charles, Sir, and Others.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1896
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, 1896. 256 pp, 6 3/4" H. Yellow cloth with black lettering/decoration on spine and front board. Four b&w tissue-covered plates (including frontispiece). A collection of supernatural tales by British and American authors, including "Dickon the Devil" by Sheridan le Fanu. Each story has its own half title page, but no… Read more
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THE SHINING PYRAMID.

by Machen, Arthur. (pseudonym of Arthur Llewelyn Jones.) Introduction by Vincent Starrett.

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Published
1923
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Good+
Edition
Limited Edition
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NZ$138.98

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Chicago: Covici-McGee, 1923. 241 pp, 9 1/2" H. Black cloth with paper label bearing author's name on spine, gilt title and eye design on front board, top edge gilt. Peach and pink endpapers reproducing a pattern of stones and repeating the eye design from the front board. Number 482 in a limited edition of 875 copies. … Read more
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STRAKER'S ISLAND.

by Harris, Steve.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780575065826
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NZ$21.94

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1998. 384 pp, 8 3/4" H. "(O)n the day of his annual trip to his own private island to give six lucky fans the night and fright of their lives, (horror writer Jim Green's) creative juices begin flowing again and words start pouring on to his computer screen. Trouble is, he's not always typing them… Read more
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BASIL RATHBONE SELECTS STRANGE TALES. (THE BLACK CAT; RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHER; THE HOUSE AND THE BRAIN; THE TRIAL FOR MURDER; GREEN TEA; A TERRIBLY STRANGE BED.

by Rathbone, Basil. (Edgar Allan Poe; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Edward Bulwer-Lytton; Charles Allston Collins; Charles Dickens; Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; Wilkie Collins.)

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Published
1965
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Very Good -
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New York: Belmont, 1965. 157 pp, 7" H. "Basil Rathbone, renowned actor and motion picture personality, selects for you the strangest stories ever written - masterpieces of the macabre." Interior - light browning to pages and inside of covers. Exterior - very light edge wear, book is lightly cocked, faint crease on spine, small soft crease at… Read more
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THE DEAD RIDERS.

by O'Donnell, Elliott.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1967
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Very Good -
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New York: Paperback Library, 1967. 224 pp, 7" H. "While searching for treasure in the barbaric Gobi Desert, Burke Blake, a rugged adventurer and enemy of Black Magic, sees an eerie cavalcade of shadowy riders on shadowy horses. Leading them is a figure taller and more terrifying that the others. Although Blake can see little of the… Read more
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HORROR OF THE 20TH CENTURY: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.

by Weinberg, Robert.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9781888054422
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NZ$73.15

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Portland, OR: Collectors Press, 2000. 256 pp, folio (13/14" H). Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. "As long as there have been storytellers, audiences have sought stories that make their flesh creep and their blood curdle - stories that slither into the darkest corners of our psyches. These are the tales that have been read furtively under covers or… Read more
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SHADOWS OVER INNSMOUTH.

by Jones, Stephen, ed. (Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, H.P. Lovecraft, Brian Lumley, Kim Newman, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, Brian Stableford, Brian Mooney, Peter Tremayne, David Sutton, D.F. Lewis, Guy N. Smith, Basil Copper, Jack Yeovil.)

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Published
1997
ISBN
9780575065727
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1997. 339 pp, trade paperback. ISBN 0575065729 B&w illus by Dave Carson, Martin McKenna and Jim Pitts. "Using the original novella (by H.P. Lovecraft) as inspiration, these bestselling writers depict the dreadful decline of the decaying Massachusetts s eaport since the late 1920s, through the war years, the rock 'n' roll era, the recent… Read more
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THE SHILLING SHOCKERS: STORIES OF TERROR FROM THE GOTHIC BLUEBOOKS.

by Haining, Peter, editor. (Isaac Crookenden, Sarah Wilkinson, Dr Nathan Drake, et al.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780575024175
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1978. 183 pp, 8vo (8" H). 6 b&w illustrations. "The Shilling Shockers came about in the great days of the Gothic novels, at around the turn of the nineteenth century, many of which were enormously long three-deckers. In those days, before copyright existed, such titles were plagiarised and abridged by hacks into what were known as… Read more
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A TASTE OF BLOOD WINE.

by Warrington, Freda.

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ISBN
9780330328463
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NZ$18.29

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Pan, London, 1993, first paperback printing. 581 pp, mass market paperback. ISBN 0330328468 "1923. Madeline Neville watches as her father fills Parkland Hall for her 18th birthday party. Among them is his handsome new research assistant Karl - the man she has already decided will be her hu sband. Her sister Charlotte has generously agreed… Read more
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WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WEREWOLVES: TALES OF BLOOD, LUST AND METAMORPHOSIS.

by Keesey, Pam, editor. (Charlee Jacob, Suzy McKee Charnas, Judy Brewer, Renee M. Charles, Steve Eller, Ursular K. Le Guin, Paul Allen, Thomas S. Roche, Barbara J. Ferrenz, Jeremy E. Johnson, Tom Piccirilli, Pamela J. Jessen, Mari Hersh-Tudor, et al.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781573440578
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Pittsburgh: Cleis Press, 1996. 167 pp, 8 7/16" H. "Like the femme fatale, the female werewolf is dangerous and alluring, often using her sexuality to destroy men. But while the vampire employs seduction to capture her prey, the werewolf is most often associated with raw lust and animal instinct. Her desires literally turn her into an animal.… Read more
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THE HOUSE OF CTHULHU. TALES OF THE PRIMAL LAND. VOLUME ONE.

by Lumley, Brian.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780747235736
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London: Headline, 1991. 309 pp. Contents: Introduction; How Kank Thad Returned to Bhur-Esh; The Sorcerer's Book; The House of Cthulhu; Tharquest and the Lamia Orbiquita; To Kill a Wizard!; Cryptically Yours; Mylakhrion the Immortal; Lords of the Morass; The Wine of the Wizard; The Sorcerer's Dream. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. … Read more
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image of MIDNIGHT TALES.  (MIDNIGHT HOUSE; DABBLERS; UNWINDING; MRS. ORMEROD; DOUBLE DEMON; TOOL; HEART OF THE FIRE; CLOCK; PETER LEVISHAM; MISS CORNELIUS; MAN WHO HATED ASPIDISTRAS; SAMBO; ACROSS THE MOORS; FOLLOWER; AUGUST HEAT; BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS, ET

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London: J.M. Dent, 1946. 200 pp, small 8vo (approx. 7 1/2" H) - black boards with white lettering on spine. Contains twenty stories selected from 'Midnight House', 'The Beast With Five Fingers', and 'Moods and Tenses'. Richardson 'introduces them with an essay on ghost stories in general and on Dr. Harvey and his stories in particular. Contents: Midnight House;… Read more
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GHOSTLY LIGHTS: GREAT LAKES LIGHTHOUSE TALES OF TERROR.

by Hivert-Carthew, Annick.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1999
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Very Good+
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780923568443
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Manchester, MI: Wilderness Adventure Books, 1999. 162 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H). B&w illustrations. "Phantom shadows on Lake Ontario - drowning sailors at Point Iroquois - mysterious disappearances on Hope Island - madness and horror at South Haven. The isolated lighthouses of the Great Lakes provide the perfect setting for twenty-one spine-tingling tales. In these lonely… Read more
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THE SLEEPER IN THE SANDS.

by Holland, Tom.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Abacus Printing.
ISBN
9780349112237
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NZ$21.94

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London: Abacus, 1999. 428 pages. "Egypt, 1922: the Valley of the Kings. After years of fruitless labour, the archaeologist Howard Carter discovers a mysterious tomb, sealed and marked with a terrible curse. But what is the nature of the tomb's deadly secret? And what is the web of strange connections spreading back through millenia, to the very heart of Egypt's… Read more
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