Weird tales of ghosts, hauntings, vampires and werewolves.
Horror novels, from classic authors such as Poe and Howard Phillips Lovecraft,
to more recent authors such as Brian Lumley, Stephen King, Richard Laymon etc.
VG $5 C/B [Item# 458 FTSYPB] New English Library 1992 soft cover, 366pp. 100 top authors write about their favourite horror stories.Contributors; Forrest J Ackerman Clive Barker John Blackburn Edward Bryant Suzy McKee Chamas Adrian Cole Les Daniels Thomas M. Disch Dennis Etchison John M. Ford Craig Shaw Gardner Charles L. Grant Peter Haining George Hay Shaun Hutson Diana Wynne Jones Stephen King David Langford Samantha Lee Graham Masterton Michael McDowell Peter Nicholls Michel Parry Terry Pratchett Al Sarrantonio John Skipp Craig Spector Peter Straub Steve Rasnic Tem Lisa Tuttle Tad Williams J.N. Williamson Douglas E. Winter Brian W. Aldiss Hilaire Belloc Robert Bloch Ramsey Campbell R.Chetwynd-Hayes Basil Copper Jack Dann Malcolm Edwards Christopher Evans Neil Gaiman Frances Garfield Cohn Greenland Joe Haldeman Robert Holdstock Maxim Jakubowski Marvin Kaye T. E. D. Klein Joe R. Lansdale H. P. Lovecraft Richard C. Matheson Thomas F. Monteleone William F. Nolan David Pirie Geoff Ryman David J. Schow John Sladek Brian Stableford Milton Subotsky Thomas Tessier Karl Edward Wagner Chet Williamson Colin Wilson Gene Wolfe Jane Yolen Mike Ashley Eddy C. Bertin Scott Bradfield Hugh B. Cave John Chute Richard Dalby Charles de Lint Harlan Ellison Lionel Fanthorpe Stephen Gallagher David Garnett Robert Hadji David G. Hartwell Robert E. Howard M.R. Jarnes Carry Kilworth Hugh Lamb Stephen Laws Brian Lumley Robert R. McCammon Michael Moorcock Gerald W. Page Edgar Allan Poe Jessica A. Salmouson Dan Simmons Guy N. Smith Tim Stout Jack Sullivan Peter Tremayne Ian Watson Jack Williamson F.Paul Wilson Donald A. Wohlheim Edited by Stephen Jones and Kim NewmanISBN 0450566390
VG $8 C/C [Item# 460 FTSYPB] Artus Books 1994 large soft cover, 645pp. Divided into three sections; The Prototypes, The Films, The Archetypes, includes early 'automaton' fiction, film reviews etc. Includes H P Lovecraft The Reanimator. ISBN 1898799016
Good copy of the first UK issue of this Stephen King thriller. Paper stock age browned as usual for this publication.
VG- hardback in VG- unclipped dust jacket with minor handling wear.
Minor dust soiling to book boards.
MacDonald1980, 428 pages.
VG- hardback in VG- unclipped dust jacket. Bottom edge of free endpaper has minor water mark, dust jacket has a very small scratch mark to front and the author name to the spine is sun faded to a blue rather than maroon colour.
Hodder 1983, 368 pages. ISBN 0340341483 [#2647 horror fiction ]
Early BCA edition of this thriller, with the original cover art work.
Who is more foolish - the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light? Baba Lavelle is a stranger in New York. A stranger with a mission to break the Mafia stranglehold on the city's drug traffic, and take it over himself. He has no guns, no army of hoods, no friends in high places. But he has the Power - magical, ancient, and terrifyingly brutal. The power that thrives in darkness...
BCA editions have no ISBN but the original WH Allen editions have ISBN 0491031521. at the base of the book and jacket spine it has BCA logo.
thriller, occult, supernatural, horror
VG hardback in VG unclipped dust jacket with the red blood-streak sun-faded to white on the spine. very minor rubbing to corner tips of folds.
Book Club Associates London 1984, 351pp.
VG softback with small crease to corner of cover. $15 C/C Grove Press Evergreen 1959 first thus, sewn sheets bound into wrappers, 445pp. Introduction by John Berryman. Original text, variant readings and 'A Note on the Text' by Louis F Peck. First unexpurgated American edition. Quality paper stock.[#2313 horror ]
Almost entirely devoted to Lovecraftian and eldritch stories. Includes The Dunwich Horror; KTULU; Xeno Meets Doctor Fear and is Consumed; The Necronomicon; Language of Cats and more.
Illustrated graphic comic, including the artists J K Potter (cover), MOEBIUS (Jean Giraud), Philippe Druillet, Walt Simonson, Arthur Suydam, Alberto Breccia, Chris Adames, Terrance Lindall, Voss, Serge Clerc, Jean-Michel Nicollet, Matthew Quayle, Yves Chaland, Claveloux, Margerin, Vepy, Ceppi.
necronomicon, cthulhu, lovecraft, horror, comic, graphic novel
VG- with minor wear
Heavy Metal 1979, 96pp.
VG covers curling at edges. $8 C/B Alyson 1991 first edition softcover. ISBN 1555831834 [#2311 horror]
VG- paperback with lightly creased covers with reading lines to spine, small name at head of title page. $7 A/B Fontana 1983 first edition paperback,342pp. Age yellowed paper stock, cover has eye holes cut into it which show the eyes of the portrait of the woman on the first page inside the book, the eyeholes are undamaged. ISBN 0006165095 [PB1399 horror ]
VG small crease to bottom corner of front cover, slight foxing to closed edges $7 A/B Fontana 1983 first edition paperback, 342pp. Cover has eye holes cut into it which show the eyes of the portrait of the woman on the first page inside the book, the eyeholes are undamaged. ISBN 0006165095 [PB1262 horror ]
Anthology of classic moster stories.
Clark Ashton Smith ("The Colossus of Ylourgne"), Arnold Harvey ("The Last of the Daubeny-Fitzalans"), Jerome K. Jerome ("The Dancing Partner"), Ambrose Bierce ("Moxon's Master"), Donald F. Glut ("Dr. Karnstein's Creation"), Robert Bloch ("Almost Human"), D. Scott-Moncrieff ("Count Szolnok's Robots"), H.P. Lovecraft ("Herbert West, Reanimator"), Manly Wade Wellman ("Pithecanthropus Rejectus"), Fritz Leiber ("The Dead Man"), Eando Binder ("The Iron Man").
With a checklist of Frankenstein films at rear.
VG- paperback, minimal cover wear, edges rubbed.
Small stain to closed top edge of pages.
Corgi 1977 first paperback edition, 222pp.
G paperback with cover wear, aged paper stock, faint ghost of old price to cover $14 A/A Panther 1974 first paperback edition, 192pp. ISBN 586041109 [PB# 351 horror fiction]
VG paperback, a few pages sit prouder than the rest, reading crease to spine, light foxing to edges. $14 A/A Panther 1974 first paperback edition, 192pp. ISBN 586041109 [PB1396 horror fiction]
Published in 1897 Dracula is still regarded as a masterpiece of the macabre.
Count Dracula's castle is a hellish world where night is day, pleasure is pain and the blood of the innocent prized above all. Young Jonathan Harker approaches the gloomy gates with no idea what he is about to face. Later, back in England, eerie incidents unfold as strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck. Can Harker's fiancé Mina be saved?
horror, vampire, fiction