various items for sale


The items below marked "John Pelan Collection" are all wrapped in plastic. All used books are in new condition unless otherwise noted, wrapped up in a nice clear bag. All paperbacks and hardcovers listed are either first editions or first printings. John had excellent taste and when he bought a book in new condition, it stayed in new condition. Please be confident that you are getting top-flight books in excellent shape! John Pelan Collection: Pulps   Super Science Stories  August 1951. Fine. Original copy. $20.


John Pelan Collection: Pulps   Planet Stories  Fall 1941. Reprint. New. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcovers   Before 12:01 and After  Richard A. Lupoff. Fedogan & Bremer, 1996. Inscribed to Pelan by Lupoff. Fine in dustjacket. $65.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcovers   A Husband for Kutani  Frank Owen. Hardcover. $10.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcovers   Deadliest of the Species  Michael Oliveri. Signed hardcover. New. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcovers   Horizon Lines [and] Driftglider: Stories  Jeffrey Osier. Signed hardcover. New. $15. Two books. One is a paperback.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcovers   A Prayer for the Dying  Stewart O'Nan. Henry Holt hardcover. Fine in dustjacket. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Horror trade paperback   Dreamer's Dozen  Richard A. Lupoff. Bold Venture, 2015. Inscribed to Pelan by Lupoff. Fine. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcovers   Claremont Tales I [with] Claremont Tales II  Richard A. Lupoff. Golden Gryphon, 2001. Two volumes. Both Fine in dustjacket. Volume 2 is signed by Lupoff. $50 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcover   Houses [and] Night School  Bentley Little. Two hardcover books. Headline Press. Fine in dustjacket. $25 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed Horror hardcover   Flowers of the Sea  Reggie Oliver. Tartarus Press, hardcover. Signed by Reggie Oliver. $500.

John Pelan Collection: Signed Fantasy   Lord Fouls Bane [and] The Illearth War [and] The Power That Preserves  Stephen R. Donaldson. All three 1st printing Ballantine Del Rey paperbacks. All in new shape. Each one signed by Stephen R. Donaldson. $300 for all 3.

John Pelan Collection: Signed Fantasy   Daughter of Regals [and] Gilden-Fire [and] The Mirror of Her Dreams  Stephen R. Donaldson. All three 1st printing Ballantine Del Rey paperbacks. [Gilden-Fire is a Fontana paperback] All in new shape. Each one signed by Stephen R. Donaldson. $100 for all 3.

John Pelan Collection: Signed Fantasy   The Wounded Land [and] The One Tree [and] White Gold Welder  Stephen R. Donaldson. All three 1st printing Ballantine Del Rey paperbacks. All in new shape. Each one signed by Stephen R. Donaldson. $250 for all 3.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcovers   The Doctor to the Dead  Grotesque Legends and Folk Tales of Old Charleston. John Bennett. Rinehart, 1946. No dustjacket. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Step to the Stars  Lester Del Rey. Paperlack Library. Signed by Del Rey. $25.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   What the Cacodemon Whispered  Chad Hensley. Signed by Hensley. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   A Darkness Inbred  Victor Heck. Signed by Heck. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Painfreak  Gerard Daniel Houarner. Signed by Hourarner. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   In the Land of Time  Lord Dunsany. Edited by S.T. Joshi. Signed by S.T. Joshi. Penguin trade paperback. $20.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Stable Strategies and Others  Eileen Gunn. ARC from Tachyon. Signed by Gunn. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Who Fears the Devil?  Manly Wade Wellman. Ballantine, 1964. Signed by Manly Wade Wellman. $150.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Aestival Tide [and] Winterlong  Elizabeth Hand. Two books. Both signed by Hand. Both Bantam Spectra paperbacks. $25 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Peace  Gene Wolfe. Berkley paperback. Signed by Gene Wolfe. $195.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories  Gene Wolfe. Pocket paperback. Signed by Gene Wolfe. $195.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Mutiny on the Enterprise  Robert E. Vardeman. Star Trek novel. Pocket Books. Fine. Signed by Vardeman. $10.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Two books by Jane Yolen  Dragonfield and Other Stories and The Magic Three of Solatia. Both signed by Yolen. Fine paperbacks. $12 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Two books by Paul Edwin Zimmer in the "Dark Border" series  Each book is signed. Books 1-2 of the series. The two titles are The Lost Prince and King Chondo's Ride. Each title is fine. $8 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Three books by Robert E. Vardeman in the "Swords of Raemllyn" series  Robert E. Vardeman. Each book is signed. Books 1-3 of the series. The four titles are A Yoke of Magic, To Demons Bound and Blood Fountain. Each title is fine. $22 for all three. Great value. Great cover art on each.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Four books by Robert E. Vardeman in the "Jade Demons" series  Robert E. Vardeman. Each book is signed. Books 1-4 of the series. The four titles are The Quaking Lands, The Frozen Waves, The Crystal Clouds, and The White Fire. Each title is fine. $25 for all four. Great value. Great cover art on each.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Six books by Robert E. Vardeman in the "Cenotaph Road" series  Robert E. Vardeman. Each book is signed. Books 1-6 of the series. The six titles are Cenotaph Road, The Sorceres Skull, World of Mazes, Iron Tongue; Fire and Fog, and Pillar of Night. Each title is fine. $35 for all six. Great value. Great cover art on each.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Apricot Brandy  Lynn Cesar. Juno 1st edition paperback. Signed. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Master of Glass  M. Coleman Easton. Popular Library paperback. Signed, $5.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Dragonsbane  Barbara Hambly. Signed by Barbara Hambly. Berkley Fantasy paperback. Great Whelan cover. $8.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Witches of Wenshar [and] The Ladies of Mandrigyn  Barbara Hambly. Signed by Barbara Hambly. Berkley Fantasy paperbacks. $10 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Silicon Mage [and] The Silent Tower  Barbara Hambly. Signed by Barbara Hambly. Berkley Fantasy paperbacks. $10 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Sword of the Gael [and] Kentucky Straight  Andrew J. Offutt. Zebra paperback. Signed by Offutt. $8 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Ophiuchi Hotline [and] The Persistence of Vision  John Varley. Two Dell SF paperbacks. Both signed by Varley. $25 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Three books by C. J. Cherryh  Gate of Ivrel (Daw paperback); The Tree of Swords of Jewels (Daw); and The Dreamstone (Daw). All three singned by C. J. Cherryh. $39 for all 3.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Three books by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro  The Saint-Germain Chronicles (Pocket, 1983. First edition); Cautionary Tales (Warner, 1980. 1st paperback printing); Ariosto (Pocket, 1980. First edition). All three singned by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro. $45 for all 3.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Dance Band on the Titanic  Jack L. Chalker.Del Rey, 1988. 1st edition. Fabulous Darrell K. Sweet cover. Signed by Chalker. $30.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Well of Souls series  Jack L. Chalker. Quest for the Well of Souls. Twilight at the Well of Souls. Midnight at the Well of Souls. Exiles at the Well of Souls. All Ballantine Del Rey 1st editions. Each one signed by Jack L. Chalker. All in fine + condition. $300 for all 4.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Four Lords of the Damned series  Jack L. Chalker. Charon: Dragon at the Gate; Medusa: Tiger by the Tail; Cerberus: A Wolf in the Fold; Lilith: A Snake in the Grass. Each one signed by Jack L. Chalker. All in fine + condition. $100 for all 4.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Dancing Gods series  Jack L. Chalker. Three First edition paperbacks, all by Del Rey. Vengeance of the Dancing Gods, The River of Dancing Gods, and Demons of the Dancing Gods. Three volumes. Each one signed by Jack L. Chalker. All in fine + condition. $85 for all 3.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Soul Rider: volumes 1-5  Jack L. Chalker. Five 1st edition Tor paperbacks of the Soul Rider series. All five volumes. Each one signed by Jack L. Chalker. All in fine + condition. $150 for all 5.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   ALL signed Jack Chalker books on this page  5 volumes Soul Rider, Dancing Gods 3 volumes; Four Lords series 4 volumes; Well of Souls all four volumes; and Dance Band on the Titanic. 17 signed books in all. $665 regular; $550 for all. Good deal.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Omega Cage  Steve Perry and Michael Reaves. Ace. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Four books by or edited by Orson Scott Card  The Worthing Chronicle; Dragons of Light; Dragons of Darkness; Seventh Son. All Ace first printing paperbacks. Each one signed by Orson Scott Card. $125 for all 4.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Net  Loren J. MacGregor. Inscribed to Pelan. Ace, new. $9. Hurry! One copy left!

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Southern Discomfort [and] Sineater  Two books by Elizabeth Massie. Both signed or inscribed to John Pelan. $20.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Emprise [and] Empery  Two books by Michael P. Kube-McDowell. Both inscribed to John Pelan. Both Berkley paperbacks, new condition. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Warrior and the Witch and Dragonbound  Two books by Carl Miller. Both inscribed to John Pelan. Both Ace, new condition. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Four books by Tom Piccirilli  Shards (two copies, one signed); Pentacle, and Dark Father (signed). $18 for all 4.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Timequest  Ray Faraday Nelson. Tor paperback. Inscribed to John Pelan. $9.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Deadrush  Yvonne Navarro. Bantan paperback. Inscribed to John Pelan. $9.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Signed Evangeline Walton!  Four Ballantine paperbacks: The Island of the Mighty; The Children of Llyr; Prince of Annwn; The Song of Rhiannon. All first paperback editions. Each one signed by Walton. Also includes Pocket Books The Sword is Forges, also signed by Walton. Incredible deal. All in new or near new condition. This is a must have. $495 for the set.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Them Bones  Ace paperback, first edition. Signed by Howard Waldrop. Fine. $35.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Sorceress of Qar  Ted White. Lancer paperback, signed by Ted White. Fine. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Sword of Bheleu, The Book of Silence, The Lure of the Basilisk, The Misenchanted Sword; The Altars of Dusarra  Lawrence Watt-Evans. Five del rey paperbacks. Each signed by Lawrence Watt-Evans. The books are in new condition and wrapped in plastic. $75 the set.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction hardcovers   From Other Shores [and] Far from This Earth  Chad Oliver. Two volumes of short stories from Nesfa Press, 2008. Both fine in dustjacket. $35 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Horror & Fantasy hardcovers   Land Under England  Joseph O'Neil. Overlook press, 1981. Fine in dustjacket. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Horror & Fantasy hardcovers   Bleak Warrior  Alistair Rennie. Trade paperback. New $3.

John Pelan Collection: Horror & Fantasy hardcovers   The Shattered World and Street Magic by Michael Reaves  Both fine in dustjacket. Both inscribed to Pelan. $39.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   Deadweight signed by Robert Devereaux  Dell paperback. Signed. $9.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   From the Heart of Darkness signed by David Drake  David Drake. Tor paperback. Signed by Drake. $12.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   Five books by Brian Hodge  Nightlife (Dell paperback), Dark Advent (Pinnacle); Death Grip (Dell); Wild Horses (advance copy) and Shrines and Desecrations (chapbook). The first four are all signed by Brian Hodge. $65 for all 5.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   The Ghoul Keepers   edited by Leo Margulies. Pyramid paperback. Ray Bradbury, Theodore Sturgeon, Robert Bloch, others. Good collection. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   The Strickland Demon  Jack D. Shackledord. Corgi, 1977. 1st edition. Fine. $50.00.

John Pelan Collection: Books by John Pelan   An Antique Vintage  By John Pelan, 1999. Limited to 275 signec copies. Signed by John Pelan, Allen Koszowski, and Gak. New. $9.

John Pelan Collection: Books by John Pelan   Shadows Over Baker Street  Edited by Michael Reaves and John Pelan. Includes the short story A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman. Ballatine paperback. New. $9.

John Pelan Collection: Books on Baseball  Large lot of hardcover books on baseball  Huge Book! The Ballplayers edited by Mike Shatzkin. 1,200 oversize pages. The Heart of the Order by Thomas Boswell. Reggie by Reggie Jackson. Extra Innings by David Whitford. All hardcovers except for Heart of the Order. Very heavy, the system adds $6 shipping so this set is priced at $39.

John Pelan Collection: Darkside Press   My Rose and My Glove  Harvey Jacobs. Darkside Press. New in dustjacket, $15.

John Pelan Collection: Darkside Press   Prelude to Armageddon  Cleve Cartmill. Darkside Press. New in dustjacket, $10.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Scarecrow and Other Stories  G. Ranger Wormser. Edited by Douglas Anderson. Midnight House. New in dustjacket. $35.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Garden at 19  Edgar Jepson. Midnight House. New in dustjacket. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   ;st  The Collected Stories of Clifford D. Simak, volume 1. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $15.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Return of the Soul  Robert Hichens. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $15.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Shining Hand and Other Tales of Terror  J. E. Muddock. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $20.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Beasts of Brahm  Mark Hansom. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $25.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   Thing of Darkness  G. G. Pendarves. Edited with an introduction by Mike Ashley. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $25.

John Pelan Collection: Dancing Tuatara Press   We Are the Dead  Day Keene. Paperback. New in shrinkwrap. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Dancing Tuatara Press   Beast or Man?  Sean M'Guire. Paperback edition. New in shrinkwrap. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Kabu-Kabu  Nnedi Okorafor. Prime trade paperback. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Four books by Fletcher Pratt  The Well of the Unicorn (three different covers!) and the great classic novel The Blue Star. All Ballantine paperbacks, all fine. $20 for all 4.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Two Xanth Novels by Piers Anthony  Centaur Aisle and The Source of Magic. All Ballantine paperbacks, all fine. $10 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Dragonworld  Edited by Byron Preiss and Michael Reaves. Bantam, 1983 printing. New. Hard to find in good condition. A classic. $35.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Quarreling, They Met the Dragon  Sharon Baker. Avon, 1984. New. Excellent Wayne Douglas Barlowe cover. $5.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Bloodsongs  Robin W. Bailey. Tor, 1986. New. $5.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   When the Gods Returned  Charles Beamer. Ballantine, 1986. New. $5.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   The Darkangel  Meredith Ann Pierce. Tor paperback, Fine. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Where the Evil Dwells  Clifford D. Simak. Ballantine, 1982. Fine. $15. Great Michael Whelan cover.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Twisting the Rope  R. A. MacAvoy. Bantam, 1986. New. $45.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   An Unkindness of Ravens  Dee Morrison Meaney. Ace paperback. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Caesar Dies  Talbot Mundy. Centaur Press, Time-Lost Series. Fine. $25.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   My Best Science Fiction Story  Edited by Leo Marguilies. Pocket paperback. $8.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Worlds to Come  Edited by Damon Knight. Faecett paperback. Good condition. $2.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Dwellers of the Deep [and] The Gates of Time  By K. M. O'Donnell and Neal Barrett. Ace double. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The Earth War  Mack Reynolds. Pyramid science fiction. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Byron Preiss Weird Heroes volumes 2, 6, and 8  Pyramid. New. $35 for all three.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   It Came from the Drive-In  Edited by Norman Patrridge and Martin Greenberg. Daw, 1996. First edition. New. $5.


Here Is a Book Marshall McClintlock. Vanguard Press, 1939. Very handsome book about who to make books. The author recounts his stories of making a newspaper called Scoop when he was a kind. Handsomely printed in color throughout. Nice book for young people. $10.


Dr. Strange issue #181 Marvel Comics. CGC rating of 9.0. Excellent condition! $99.


Myths and Stories of the Greeks [Mythos und sage bei den Greichen] Ludwig Radermacher. Rudolf Roher Verlag, Germany, 1938. German language book about Greek Myths. Very handsome. $20.


Some Fun Tonight Chuck Gunderson. Story of the Beatles tour through America, 1964-1966. Two huge volumes in slipcase. Backbeat, 2016. Essential for any Beatles fan. New in slipcase. $125


Leonard Bernsteinby Paul Myers. Phaidon Composers series. First edition paperback. $9.


Falling Angel and Angels InfernoSlipcase only. $20.


A Beastly Business and Blue OctavoJohn Blackburn. Unsigned set. New in shrinkwrap. $150.


A Printer's DozenSebastian Carter. Rampant Lions Press, 1993. Gorgeous, oversize letterpress book of different classic works letterpress printed in various ways. This is copy #143 of only 200 printed. Fine without dustjacket in slipcase as issued. $295.

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