[Birkin, Charles, ed.] MONSTERS: A COLLECTION OF UNEASY TALES. London: Phillip Allan, 1934. 1st ed.
Bookplate of the noted Australian collector Ronald E. Graham to f.f.e, together with the bookplate of another noted Australian collector, Leigh Blackmore, to front pastedown. Tiny 1955 owner name in pen, also to front pastedown. Book is tight and clean inwardly. Grey cloth with spots of discoloration to front board, and darkened spine (as usual with this series).
A volume in the famous ‘Creeps’ series with stories by Vivian Meik, Timothy Leaf, Kenneth Ingram, Guy Preston and more. A photocopied d.j. is supplied for informational purposes only. Very rare (no copies for sale on Abebooks).
Hearn, Lafcadio. SOME CHINESE GHOSTS. Denver, CO: New Collector’s Group, 1948. Originally published 1887.
Tape ghosts to free endpapers, else VG in red cloth with gold title labels to front board and spine.
Group of books on Aromatherapy –
Patricia Davis – AROMATHERAPY AN A-Z. London: CW Daniel, 1994. reprint
Downes, Karen and Judith White. AROMATHERAPY FOR SCENTUAL AWARENESS. Sydney: Nacson and Sons, 1992. 2nd edition.
White, Judith. AROMATHERAPY BLENDS FOR LIFE. Collingwood Vic: Blend for Life, 1999.
All VG in pict wpps.
SOLD AS A LOT ONLY.
Adams, Douglas. THE ULTIMATE HITCHHIKERS GUIDE. NY: Wings Books, 1996. Trade edition, 5th printing. 815 pp. Includes the five complete novels THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, THE RESTAURANT AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE, LIFE THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING, SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH and MOSTLY HARMLESS, together with bonus short story “Young Zaphod Plays It Safe”.
Pages a bit age-toned, else fine in like d.j. Inscribed by the author to noted Australian collector, Leigh Blackmore.
Very rare as a signed/inscribed copy.
Trevor, William. THE HILL BACHELORS. London: Penguin Viking, 2000. 1st ed.
Fine in green cloth with gilt-stamped spine. D.j. has two spots of foxing to front panel and vertical crease to front fold-in, else VG.
“The finest living writer of short stories” – John Banville.
Workman, James. SHOCK STORIES. Sydney: Horwitz, 1961. 1st ed.
Vintage Australian horror fiction. Scarce.
VG in pict wpps.
Leinster, Murray. THE BEST OF MURRAY LEINSTER.NY: Ballantine Books, 1978. 1st ed.
Pages age-toned, cover a bit worn, else Good in pict wpps.
Haber, Karen. WOMAN WITHOUT A SHADOW. NY: DAW Books, 1995. 1st ed.
SF novel by Robert Silverberg’s wife.
VG in pict wpps. Flat-signed at t.p. by the author.
Delany, Samuel R. THE JEWELS OF APTOR. NY: Ace Books, 1978. Reprint.
The author’s first novel.
Pages age-toned, covers a bit worn, else Good.
Machen, Arthur. THE COSY ROOM AND OTHER STORIES. London: Rich and Cowan. 1st ed.
Endpapers a bit age-toned, top edge darkened, else VG in brick-coloured boards with green-stamped title to spine.