Collectibles For Sale

DESIRABLE ITEMS FOR DISCRIMINATING COLLECTORS OF ADVENTURE, MYSTERY AND MELODRAMA.  ALL PRICES INCLUDE THE COST OF SHIPPING (USPS) AND HANDLING. VINTAGE ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS; ALL SALES ARE FINAL! NEW LISTINGS WILL BE ADDED FREQUENTLY, SO COME BACK OFTEN!


Ellery Queen, CALAMITY TOWN, 1st edition in DJ

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1942. Octavo, cloth in dust jacket. Stated first edition. Arguably the best Ellery Queen book, a Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title and a fixture on many lists of Best Mystery Novels. The first of Queen’s “Wrightsville” stories, which show the Great Detective in a more relaxed, humanistic light. Condition: Near Fine in […]

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Martin Grams and Terry Salomonson, THE GREEN HORNET

Churchville, MD: OTR Publishing LLC, 2010. Octavo, trade paperback. First edition. Full title is The Green Hornet: A History of Radio, Motion Pictures, Comics, and Television. That tells you pretty much everything you need to know about this 802-page tome, an exhaustively researched work that is (and likely always will be) the last word on […]

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Pierre Benoit, ATLANTIDA (aka L’ATLANTIDE), 1920 “lost race” novel

New York: Duffield and Company, 1920. Octavo, cloth. First edition. An unheralded “lost race” novel, originally serialized in the pulp Adventure before being published in hard covers by Duffield. A French army officer accidentally finds a lost civilization under the Sahara Desert. He falls under the spell of its exotic queen, descended from the rulers […]

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FAR BELOW AND OTHER HORRORS, edited by Robert Weinberg, As New

West Linn, Oregon: FAX Collector’s Editions, 1974. Octavo, cloth with dust jacket. First edition, limited issue of 1000 copies. During the 1970s Robert Weinberg was the most influential figure in small-press publishing devoted to bringing vintage pulp fiction back into print. This FAX volume reprints a dozen stories from Weird Tales and other horror-fantasy pulps. […]

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Edgar Rice Burroughs, TARZAN OF THE APES: THE FIRST THREE NOVELS, new

New York: Fall River Press, 2015.  Large octavo, boards in dust jacket. Reprint published for Barnes & Noble. Collects ERB’s Tarzan of the Apes, The Return of Tarzan, and The Beasts of Tarzan in a jumbo 768-page edition. As New, unread copy. You can have this for less — considerably less — than it would […]

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Sax Rohmer, DAUGHTER OF FU MANCHU, reprint

New York: A. L. Burt Company, circa 1939. Octavo, cloth. Popular-priced reprint edition uses the same plates and cover design as the 1930 Doubleday first edition. Fourth of the Fu Manchu books and the first written by Rohmer after a decade-long break from the character. Condition: Very Good. Birthday inscription on inside front pastedown, bookstore […]

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Vintage Movie Script: THE TERRIBLE PEOPLE, 1928 serial based on Edgar Wallace novel

Here’s another one-of-a-kind item tied to a long-lost movie serial from the silent era. The Terrible People (1928 Pathé) adapted the Edgar Wallace mystery novel of the same title (but originally serialized in Detective Story Magazine as The Gallows Hand). George Arthur Gray’s script faithfully adapts the Wallace story but adds a grotesque mystery figure […]

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Sanctum Books’ DOC SAVAGE Reprints, Volume 1-58

DOC SAVAGE pulp reprints by Anthony Tollin’s Sanctum Books, Volumes 1 through 58 in As New condition. Each 7×10 volume reprints two complete novels from this legendary “hero pulp,” along with historical essays by Tollin, Will Murray, and other pulp aficionados. This set was amassed by a collector who shelved each new volume as it […]

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Complete Set of Pulp Fanzine XENOPHILE

I’m selling a complete set of the legendary pulp fanzine XENOPHILE, published by Nils Hardin back in the ’70s. It was intended to be strictly an adzine, but Nils gradually included articles, columns and checklists. Some of his “theme” issues ? I’m thinking especially of his Harry Steeger/Popular Publications issue and the number devoted largely […]

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