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The House of Souls

By: Arthur Machen

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Boston, 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4646

Condition: Very Good


The House of Souls by Arthur Machen. Illustrated by Sidney Sime. Boston, Dana Ester & Company, 1906. First American edition. Pictorial gray cloth with cover design by Sime in black, gold and light green. Frontispiece also by Sime. Small previous owners signature to front paste-down, lite spot to read board and few small spots to tail of book block, some general wear to extremities with corners bumped and front hinge starting, very good condition. This is one of Sime's earliest appearance in books, having gained his start in magazines. Machan has been compared to a morose G. K. Chesterton…but... View more info

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Cosmic Engineers

By: Clifford D. Simak.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4648

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Cosmic Engineers by Clifford D. Simak. New York, Gnome Press, 1950, first edition. NF/VG. Slight spine lean and ends pushed a bit. Some wear to folds and jacket extremities. First state binding with blue boards with yellow lettering. Cosmic Engineers employed epic ideas, including a civilization of robots who were guardians of the universe, a girl scientist in suspended animation…another universe in collision with ours… (Sam Moskowitz, Seekers of Tomorrow. ) 100.00; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

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Carson of Venus

By: Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Tarzana, 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4647

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Carson of Venus by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzana, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. , 1939, first edition. Contains six inserted plates by John Coleman Burroughs. Publishers first state laminated jacket with trimmed corners on blue pebbled book with red lettering. Very lite wear to extremities of boards for near fine condition with corresponding lite wear to dust jacket and mild crease to front flap for near fine condition. This happy story has the most coherent, controlled, and consistently intelligent plot of the series. (Survey of Science Fiction Literature. ) 3,500 copies printed of the first edi... View more info