Paperbacks & Pulps

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Robert Aickman | Dark Entries | Fontana | 1964 | Minor wear to cover & edge. Title faded on spine. Paper tanned with age, edge foxed | £40.00 Malcolm Braly | Shake Him till He Rattles | Frederick Muller | 1964 | First UK edition, with Gold Medal’s logo on the front cover & imprint on the spine. Worn copy, with book exchange stamp on reverse of front cover, name on ffep. Artwork still looks good. | £7.50  Alice Brennan | Circle of Fear | Monarch | 1964 | very good paperback | £5.00

Fredric Brown | Compliments of a Fiend | Bloodhound | 1957 | Spine creased & chipped at edges, number in biro on cover | £20.00

Italo Calvino | The Path to the Nest of Spiders | Ace | 1958 | worn paperback, front cover set forward, graphic still looks good | £20.00

Robert Carse | Drums of Empire | Popular Library | 1959 | light wear to cover & edge, artwork still looks good, no problem with text pages | £5.00 

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Jean Cocteau | The White Paper / Pierre Angelique | The Naked Beast at Heaven’s Gate with a preface by Georges Bataille | Greenleaf | 1968 | Rather wonderful publication, issued for “adult reading” – minor general wear to cover, lightly scuffed spine, edges of cover rather worn, paper darkened with age, but still a handsome copy | £100.00

Robin Cook aka Derek Raymond | The Legacy of the Stiff Upper Lip | Penguin | 1969 | Spine faded, old (cheap!) ink price on ffep, one page corner folded over | £20.00

Hubert Creekmore | Cotton Country | Corgi | 1953 | cover still looks great, spine creased & chipped, a couple of pressure marks on back cover, noticeable projection about halfway along the outer edge where the book has been opened hard at some time, although the binding still seems firm | £7.50

Philip K. Dick | The Zap Gun | Dell | 1978 | light wear to cover | £20.00

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Blair Edwards | The Impatient Miss Blacket | Caldo | plain card cover with wrap, glued down at spine: cover & wrap are creased, with damage to the wrap at the bottom of the front cover, no problems with the text block, apart from some blotchy foxing to the ffep, outer edge is dustmarked & foxed (Stock ref 3082) | £20.00

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Harlan Ellison | Gentleman Junkie | Regency | 1961 | paperback first edition in fragile condition, long splits at edges of spine, some loss at bottom corners of spine, little crease at top corner of cover (Stock ref 3087) | £20.00

Richard Fariña | Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me | New English Library | 1968 | A handsome copy with lightly faded, lightly creased spine, paper tanned with age. | £30.00

Flora Fletcher | Most Likely to Love | Monarch | 1964 | light wear to cover & edge, inked out prices on cover & ffep, artwork still looks good, no problem with text pages | £10.00

Phyllis Gotlieb | Sunburst | Coronet | 1966 | minor wear to cover, price scratched off back cover | £5.00 

Frank Gruber | The French Key | Belmont | 1964 | light wear to cover & edge, artwork still looks good, no problem with text pages | £7.50 

Rick Holmes | Love Under Capricorn | Monarch | 1963 | cover & edge worn, artwork still looks good, no problem with text pages | £5.00 

Robert E. Howard | Almuric | Ace | 1964 | First book publication, light crease on cover, general moderate wear. | £10.00 

Edward Hunt | Fortune Road | Macfadden Bartell | 1971 | light wear to cover & edge, small stamp on cover | £5.00

Joseph Kessel | Belle de Jour | Pan | 1965 | light wear to cover & edge | £5.00

Eric Lambert | The Drip Dry Man | Corgi | 1964 | light wear to cover & edge, foot of spine bumped, no problem with text pages | £5.00

Peter Leslie | The Four-letter Crowd | New English Library | 1971 | light wear to cover & edge, artwork still looks good, no problem with text pages | £5.00 

Margaret Long | Louisville Saturday | Bantam | 1964 | light wear to cover & edge | £10.00

Roger Longrigg | Switchboard | Four Square | 1965 | minor wear to cover & edge, outer corner lightly bumped | £10.00

Richard Matheson | Ride the Nightmare | Consul | 1959 | Paper darkened with age, top edge marked, still looks fabulous | £40.00

Graham McInnes | Lost Island | Signet | 1955 | spine creased & worn, with a little loss at the foot | £10.00

H. D. Miller | I Love Thee, Beast | Macfadden | 1966 | cover slightly scuffed, still looks fab | £10.00

Sax Rohmer | The Trail of Fu Manchu | Corgi | 1968 | light wear to cover & edge, artwork still looks good, no problem with text pages | £10.00

Ross Russell | The Sound | Macfadden | 1962 | in very good condition | £20.00

Noah Sarlat | Yankee King of the Islands | Lancer books | n.d. | back cover creased, otherwise a handsome copy | £5.00

Edmund Schiddel | Love in a Hot Climate | Macfadden | 1963 | some wear to cover & edge, spine creased, front cover set a litle forward, artwork still looks good, no problem with text pages | £5.00

Jay Scotland | Traitors’ Legion | Ace | 1963 | some wear to cover & edge, spine lightly creased, trace of removed price label on front cover, front cover set a litle forward, artwork still looks good, no problem with text pages | £7.50

Alexander Trocchi | Helen and Desire | Brandon House | 1967 | cover moderately scuffed, spine lightly faded, text block in very good condition | £20.00 

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William Ward | Jeff Clayton’s Red Mystery or the Nihilist Conspiracy | Arthur Westbrook | cover & edge worn, paper discoloured & foxed, one page corner folded over (Stock ref 3089) | £25.00

Jerry Weil | Office Wife | Lancer Books | 1962 | very good paperback | £10.00

Kirk Westley | Shanty Boat Girl | Macfadden Bartell | 1967 | front cover set slightly forward | £10.00

Cornell Woolrich (as William Irish) | Bluebeard’s Seventh Wife | Popular Library | 1952 | Contents: Bluebeard’s Seventh Wife; Morning after Murder; Silhouette; The Hat; Humming Bird Comes Home; Through a Dead Man’s Eye. Rather worn paperback with pressure marks on cover, creased upper corner of cover, title faded on spine, book exchange stamp on ffep. | £30.00

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Cornell Woolrich | Nightmare | Dell | 1964 | Cover worn, most evidently on outer edge, light damp stain to upper edge of page block | £20.00

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Cornell Woolrich | Rendezvous in Black | Ace | no date | £10.00

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