• Topic: Old Fantasy Books

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New York: A.L. Burt Company, Publishers., [1924]..

First edition, later issue. Octavo, original red cloth titled in gilt on spine and front panel. 319 pp. Frontispiece and two (of three?) additional full-page black & white plates reproducing still images from the 1924 Douglas Fairbanks silent movie. This edition adds a nine-page Publisher's Note at the rear "Production... more

Price: $25.00 USD

New York: The James A. McCann Company Publishers. , [1922]..

First edition. Octavo, original grey cloth titled in dark blue. 248 pp. Front panel heavily spotted (waterstrikes?), otherwise a sound, very good copy. Collects 15 stories of the Near East, mild fantastic content in the form of reincarnation, etc. ... more

Price: $25.00 USD

New York: New Amsterdam Book Company., 1902..

First printing with this title. Issued earlier (Arrowsmith, UK, 1896; New Amsterdam, NY, 1897) as "KALEE'S SHRINE". Octavo, 236 pp + [8] pp ads at rear, frontispiece. Rebound in modern paper wrappers (by John Ruyle), printed paper labels on spine & front panel. Very good copy. Eastern fantasy, mesmerism.... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: D. Appleton-Century Company. , 1936..

Reprint. The seventh printing, with code (7) after the final line of text on p. 268. Octavo, original pictorial brown cloth stamped in black and yellow on spine and front panel. 268 pp. Frontispiece and three additional black & white plates inserted throughout the text (all present). Some minor curling... more

Price: $20.00 USD

London: Jarrold & Sons., No Date [1909].

First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial orange cloth stamped in black and red. Title page printed in black and red, numerous drawings throughout the text by Louis Gunnis. 312 pp. Cloth a bit dust soiled, red lettering on spine a bit rubbed, a very good bright copy. ... more

Price: $30.00 USD

San Francisco: Samuel Carson & Co. / New York: C.T. Dillingham, 1888.

First Edition. Octavo, original brown cloth lettered and designed in gold, black and blind. 333 pp, Frontispiece. Of several noted bindings, this appears to be a deluxe issue, with extra black decorations on the front panel which appear only in blind on the rear panel of every other issue we... more

Price: $125.00 USD

New York: Robert M. De Witt, Publisher., 1868..

First Edition. Wrappers; disbound, text complete with title page, lacking a few preliminary blanks and perhaps a half-title. 84 pp. Issued as No. 7 of "De Witt's Romances". A few stamps from both the New York Public Library and also Kittles Circulating Library, 765 Sixth Ave., New York (on title... more

Price: $125.00 USD

New York: United States Book Company., [1891]..

First American edition. Octavo, original salmon cloth titled & blocked with an image of a horse's head in brown. 298 pp. Lacks front free endpaper. Hinges a bit loose, mild dust-soiling to the cloth, a very good copy. Short story collection, including several well-crafted supernatural tales. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1891..

First American Edition. Small octavo, original brown cloth spine titled in gilt over tan paper covered boards titled and decorated in dark brown. 192 pp. Spine slanted, light wear to covers, a very good copy. ... more

Price: $40.00 USD

London: John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd., No date [c. 1915]..

Early printing. Octavo, original dark blue cloth designed and lettered in black. 320 pp. Frontispiece and three plates in colour. Front free endpaper neatly replaced, spine panel tanned, a very good copy. The first printing of this book has the date '1914' on the verso of the title page, and... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York and London: Harper and Brothers, Publishers, 1905. .

First Edition. Octavo, original dark blue cloth titled and ruled in gilt. [301] pp., frontispiece portrait of the author, title page printed in red and black. Small bookplate on front paste-down, a very good, bright copy, clean and tight. ... more

Price: $40.00 USD

New York: Centaur Press, [1971].

First edition, hardcover issue. Octavo, original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. 160 pp. Contains an introduction by Atlantis expert, Henry M. Eichner, and illustrations by Robert Bruce Acheson and Donald Fish. Tiny bump to lower front corner, a fine copy in a slightly browned dust wrapper, with a bit... more

Price: $30.00 USD

New York: New Amsterdam Book Company., [1897] [but later, circ.

Seventh edition. Octavo, original green cloth decoratively stamped in white and tan on spine and front panel. 392 pp + [4] pp publisher's ads at rear. Frontispiece and three additional inserted black & white plates by D. Murray Smith [as issued: eight plates are called for in the list of... more

Price: $35.00 USD

London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. Paternoster House, E.C. , No date [1924]..

Octavo, rebound in blue cloth titled and ruled in gilt on spine panel (the standard Boots Library binding). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To ____ ______ / because in her / the rhythm of life / beats strongly / with the admiration / & best wishes... more

Price: $85.00 USD

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page and Company., 1923..

First American edition. Octavo, original blue cloth titled in gilt. Spine panel tanned, a few small scuffs to the cloth. A very good clean copy overall, the text block quite fresh and tight. Collection of twelve fantasies, including several supernatural and ghost stories. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited, No Date [1930]..

First edition. Octavo, original red cloth titled in black on spine panel. 395 pp. A fine copy. Twelve studies intended to summarise 'the social progress of mankind from its remote beginning until today'. ... more

Price: $25.00 USD

Bridgeport, Conn. & New York: : Co-Operative Publishing Co., Inc. , [1922]..

First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth titled in gold on spine & front panel. 463 pp. Touch of dust-soiling to page edges, faint rubbing to spine tips but overall a fresh, clean, tight copy; about fine. A colour facsimile reproduction of the front panel of the original dust jacket is... more

Price: $35.00 USD

New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1892..

First Edition. Octavo, original green cloth titled in gilt, embossed and titled in darker green on front panel. 176 pp + [8] pp publisher's catalogue at rear. The author's first book. According to the author, Webster sold 600 copies of the book before they went bankrupt. Old ink name, address... more

Price: $40.00 USD

Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Company., 1901.

Sixth edition, originally issued in 1890. 280pp. Original green cloth lettered in gilt, front cover designed in dark red. Ink inscription on front free endpaper dated 1901. Covers quite stained, some spine lean. A good, sound copy. Historical novel interweaving Native American mythology in a tale set in Oregon... more

Price: $20.00 USD

New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. , 1899..

First edition. Small octavo, original light brown cloth titled in gilt on spine and front panel, pictorial device in red, white, black, tan and gilt on upper cover. [171] pp + [4] pp ads at rear. Frontispiece and 9 additional full-page plates by Newell. Ink name, small ownership label of... more

Price: $35.00 USD

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