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!


The Collection of John Pelan  Norwescon Program books for this popular convention in the Pacific Northwest. The program books include Norwescons #s 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26 and 29. Nineteen (19) program books in all. A little dusy but otherwise fine. Essential look at one of the most popular and essential conventions. These sell for $20-$30 each on ABE and $10 each on eBay. $175 for all of them.

John Pelan Collection: Signed hardcovers   The Gold Coast  Kim Stanley Robinson. Tor. First edition. Fine in dustjacket. Signed by Kim Stanley Robinson. $50.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Epitaph in Rust  Tim Powers. Laser Books paperback. Fine. Inscribed to John by Tim Powers and also signed in silver ink on the cover by cover artist Frank Kelly Freas. $85.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Epitaph in Rust  Tim Powers. Laser Books paperback. Fine. Signed by Tim Powers. $40.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Skies Discrowned  Tim Powers. Laser Books paperback. Fine. Inscribed to John by Tim Powers and also signed in silver ink on the cover by cover artist Frank Kelly Freas. $85.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Skies Discrowned  Tim Powers. Laser Books paperback. Fine. Signed by Tim Powers. $40.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Drawing of the Dark  Tim Powers. Berkley paperback. New. Signed by Tim Powers. $20.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Anubis Gates  Tim Powers. Ace paperback. New. Signed by Tim Powers. One left! $45.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Four books by Tom Piccirilli  Shards (two copies, one signed); Pentacle, and Dark Father (signed). $50 for all 4.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Parallel Man, The Mirror of Helen, The Stolen Goddess, The Golden Gryphon Feather  Four paperbacks by Richard Purtill. Each signed. All fine books from DAW. $60 for all 4.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Integral Trees and Limits  Two paperbacks by Larry Niven. Ballantine paperback. Inscribed to John Pelan. $40 the pair.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Wildcards  Edited by George R. R. Martin. Signed by Martin, John J. Miller, and Ed Bryant. Bantam paperback. $125.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Timequest  Ray Faraday Nelson. Tor paperback. Inscribed to John Pelan. $25.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Deadrush  Yvonne Navarro. Bantan paperback. Inscribed to John Pelan. $25.

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. $695 for the set.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Devil's Auction, Bloodwar and A Logical Magician  Three books by Robert Weinberg. Each inscribed to John Pelan. $25.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Martian Sphinx  KeithWoodcott. Inscribed to John Pelan. Ace paperback, Fine. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   Them Bones  Ace paperback, first edition. Signed by Howard Waldrop. Fine. $45.

John Pelan Collection: Signed paperbacks   The Sorceress of Qar  Ted White. Lancer paperback, signed by Ted White. Fine. $25.

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. $95 the set.

John Pelan Collection: Horror hardcovers   The Stuffed Men and House of the Damned by Anthony Rud  Both Macauley hardcovers. No dustjackets. $100 for both.

John Pelan Collection: Signed horror hardcovers   Other Gods  Stephen Mark Rainey. Fine in dustjacket. Signed. $20.

John Pelan Collection: Horror & Fantasy hardcovers   Bleak Warrior  Alistair Rennie. Trade paperback. New $9.

John Pelan Collection: Horror & Fantasy hardcovers   The Shattered World and Street Magic by Michael Reaves  Both fine in dustjacket. Both inscribed to Pelan. $59.

John Pelan Collection: Horror & Fantasy hardcovers   3 Hardcovers and by Kit Reed  The Revenge of the Senior Citizens; Mista Da V and Other Stories; and The Story Until Now. All fine in dustjacket. $55.

John Pelan Collection: Crime Paperbacks   Misc crime Lot including Man from Uncle titles  Large lot of 25 paperbacks. Four Lawrence Block titles. 8 George Chesbro titles; 4 Hardman titles; 5 Uncle titles. Great deal at just $29 for all.

John Pelan Collection: Crime Paperbacks   Misc Classic Crime Gold Medal and Others Lot #2  26 paperbacks, including The Lenient Beast by Fredric Brown; 5 Gold Medal titles (two by Ed Aaarons); two Ace doubles; many smaller Popular Library, Fawcett, and Dell paperbacks. Good selection. Competitvely priced at $59.

John Pelan Collection: Crime Paperbacks   Misc crime Lot titles: Valin and Destroyer  Many Jonathan Valin titles; many Destroyer titles, W. R. Philbrock; Mystic Rebel; Arthur Ly0ns, others. 21 books. $19.

John Pelan Collection: Crime Paperbacks   Misc crime Lot titles  Three James Crumley titles; Max Allan Collins; Michael Slade, othes. These are newer books. Great deal at just $19 for all.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   In Silence Sealed  Kathryn Ptacek. Tor, 1987. Fine. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   Birthday  Koji Suzuki. Vertical Press. $7.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   Child of the Light with Child of the Journey  Janet Berliner and George Guthridge. White Wolf Publishing. Two paperbacks. New. $6 the set.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   The Raven  A novel by Eunice Sudak. Based on the Vincent Price/Karloff/Lorre film. Lancer paperback. Classic! $25.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   By Reason of Darkness  William P. Simmons. House of Dominion Press. Trade paperback. New. $2.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks   The Strickland Demon  Jack D. Shackledord. Corgi, 1977. 1st edition. Fine. $65.00.

John Pelan Collection: Horror Paperbacks  Shock!  Richard Matheson. Dell 1st edition paperback. Fine. Very hard to find in this condition. $49.

John Pelan Collection: Books by John Pelan   Alone on the Darkside  Alone on the Darkside. Signed by John Pelan. $10.

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. $15.

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: Silver Salamander Press   The Mirror of Night  Roberta Lannes. Silver Salamander. New paperback, $15.

John Pelan Collection: Silver Salamander Press   Ladies' Night  Jack Ketchum. Silver Salamander. New paperback, $15.

John Pelan Collection: Silver Salamander Press   The Flesh Artist  Lucy Taylor. Silver Salamander. New paperback, $15.

John Pelan Collection: Darkside Press   My Rose and My Glove  Harvey Jacobs. Darkside Press. New in dustjacket, $25.

John Pelan Collection: Darkside Press   No Place Like Earth  John Wyndham. Darkside Press. New in dustjacket, $30.

John Pelan Collection: Darkside Press   Prelude to Armageddon  Cleve Cartmill. Darkside Press. New in dustjacket, $15.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Garden at 19  Edgar Jepson. Midnight House. New in dustjacket. $24.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   Eternity Lost  The Collected Stories of Clifford D. Simak, volume 1. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $22.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Return of the Soul  Robert Hichens. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $22.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Shining Hand and Other Tales of Terror  J. E. Muddock. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $35.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   The Beasts of Brahm  Mark Hansom. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $35.

John Pelan Collection: Midnight House   Thing of Darkness  G. G. Pendarves. Edited with an introduction by Mike Ashley. Midnight House. New in dustjacket, $35.

John Pelan Collection: Sarob PressPress   Degrees of Fear: Tales from Usher College  William I. I. Read. Sarob Press, 2000. New in dustjacket. $25.

John Pelan Collection: Dancing Tuatara Press   The Subjugated Beast  R. R. Ryan. New hardcover in dustjacket. $35.

John Pelan Collection: Dancing Tuatara Press   No Escape  R. R. Ryan. New hardcover in dustjacket. $35.

John Pelan Collection: Dancing Tuatara Press   We Are the Dead  Day Keene. Paperback. New in shrinkwrap. $9.

John Pelan Collection: Dancing Tuatara Press   Beast or Man?  Sean M'Guire. Paperback edition. New in shrinkwrap. $9.


John Pelan Collection: Comics  various comics  The Gargoyle (Marvel) issues 1-4, Squadrion Supreme #12; Solo Avengers Hawkeye #3; Citizen and the V-Batitalion 2 and 3; Astro City 1-3; two Captain America Winter Soldier trade paperbacks; three issues of The Spider; Hellblaxer 3 issues; Avengers Invaders 1-12; The New Invaders #0 and 1-9 or so. A good size lot. All bagged and boarded. $25 for all.


John Pelan Collection: Pulps  Fantasy and Science Fiction Lot  Nice complete (except for January 1977! Rats!) lot of all issues of F&SF from 1977 through 1979. All issues from February 1977 to December 1979. Complete lot. All fine in bags. $99.


John Pelan Collection: Pulps  Galaxy Science Fiction magazine   September 1976, February 1953, April 1977, October 1976, June 1977, March 1977, September 1977, November 1953, December 1953, July 1973, April 1953, August 1977, September 1974. 13 issues total. $49.

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   The Fantastic Imagination  Edited by Robert Boyer and Kenneth Zahorski. Avon, 1978. Amazing anthology. New. $60.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   The Perilous Gard  Elizabeth Marie Pope. Magic Quest. Fine. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Heroic Fantasy  Edited by Gerald W. Page and Hank Reinhardt. Daw, 1979. Fine. $45.

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   Chamiel  Edward Pearson. Pocket, 1974. Fine. $5.

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

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Diana L. Paxson 6-book lot  White Mare-Red Stallion, Lady of Light, Lady of Darkness, Silverhair the Wanderer, The Paradise Tree, and Brisingamen. Six handsome paperbacks with great cover art. $23 for the lot.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   The Disappearing Dwarf  James Blaylock. Ballantine Fantasy, 1983. Fine. $12.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Tales of Zothique  Clark Ashton Smith. Necronomicon Press, 1995. Perfect bound. New, rare. $149.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   The Demon Lord, The Horse Lord, The Dragon Lord  Peter Morwood. Three Century Publishing paperbacks, all new. $25.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   The Soul Master  Graham Dunstan Martin. Unicorn paperback, New. $5.

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   Two Books by John Morressy  The Questing of Kedrigern and A Voice for Princess. Both fine Ace paperbacks. $15 the pair.

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: Fantasy Paperbacks   The Frozen City  By David Arscott and David J. Marl. Unicorn oversize paperback. The book is in new condition and wrapped in plastic. $2.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   Liavek #3: Wizards Row  Edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull. Ace paperback. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Fantasy Paperbacks   The Shining Falcon  Josepha Sherman. Avon paperback. New. $2.

John Pelan Collection: Pulps   Super Science Stories  May 1943. Fabulous Virgil Finlay cover. With ÓReader I Hate You!" by Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore. And Manly Wade Wellman. Wow! What an issue. In very good shape for its age. $50.

John Pelan Collection: Pulps   Famous Fantastic Mysteries  Three issues. October 1942 (with a great Virgil Finlay cover); April 1940; December 1939. Very good condition. Solid books. Hard to find in decent shape at all. $85 for all 3.

John Pelan Collection: Pulps   Galaxy Magazine  Huge box of back issues of Galaxy. November and December 1950; March through December 1951; January through December 1952; January through November 1953; November 1960. 35 issues in all. All in very good or better shape. All individually bagged. Huge bargain at $89 for all.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The 7 Cardinal Virtures of Science Fiction  Edited by asimov, Charles Waugh and Greenberg. Fawcett, 1981. Very good. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Napoleon Disentimed  Ben Bova Discover series. By Hayford Peirce. Tor. New. $2.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Star Science Fiction #5  Edited by Frederik Pohl. Ballantine, 1959. Fine. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Shadow of Tomorrow  Edited by Frederik Pohl. Perma, 1953. Fine. $6.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Byron Preiss Weird Heroes volumes 2, 6, and 8  Pyramid. New. $65 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. $15.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The Ballad of Beta-2  Samuel R. Delany. Ace Double with Alpha Yes, Terra No by Emil Petaja. Ace, 1965. New. $8.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Jim Baen's New Destines  This is a HUGE 15 book lot of paperbacks of Jim Baen's New Destines series. It includes: Volume 1, #5 December 1979; Volume 2 #2, volume 2 #3, volume 3 #1 #2 Fall 1987, #4 #6 Winter 1988, #9 Fall 1990; too many to mention. One has a torn cover; the others are all very good to fine condition. Great value. 15 books for $39.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Crash Course  Wilhelmina Baird. Ace, fine. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Jupiter Save Us with Beware the Susurpers  Ward Moore and Geoff St. Reynard. Two novels in one paperback. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   3 from Out There  Novels by Isaac Asimov, Damon Knight, Edmond Hamilton. Edited by Leo Margulies. Crest, 1959. Fine. $7

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   7th Annual Edition The Year's Best SF  Edted by Judith Merril. Dell paperback, Fine. $7.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The Nexus  Mike McQuay. Bantam Spectra, 1989. New. $5.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Five books by Theodore Sturgeon  The Worlds of Theodore Sturgeon (Ace); The Golden Helix (Dell), and three three gorgeous Bluejay trade paperbacks: The Stars Are the Styx; The Golden Helix; and The Dreaming Jewels. You are not likely to see a handsome set of books like these. The Bluejay books have stunning covers by Rowena Morrill. $85 for all 5.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The Moonsingers Friends In Honor of Andre Norton  Edited by Susan Schwartz. Tor paperback. New in plastic. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Gone to Be Snakes Now  Neal Bell. Pyramid. Very good. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   SF Impulse  Stories by Richard Wilson, Brian W. Aldiss, and Chris Hebron. Paperback, $3.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Dawn  Carl Sherrell. Avon paperback, fine. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Sir Scoundrel  Jay Scotland. Ace, 40˘ paperback. Fine. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Byzantiums Crown  Susan Schwartz. Popular Library. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Palimpsests  Carter Scholz and Glenn Harcourt. Ace paperback, new. $7.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The Lion Game  James H. Schmitz. Great Frank Kelly Freas cover. DAW paperback, new. $10.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The Drastic Dragon of Draco, Texas  Elizabeth Scarborough. Bantam paperback. Fabulous cover art. New. $4.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Twilights Kingdoms  By Nancy Asire. Avon paperback. The book is in new condition and wrapped in plastic. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Ten Years to Doomsday  By Chester Anderson and Michael Kurland. Jove paperback. The book is in new condition and wrapped in plastic. $3.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Apocalypse and The Golden Swan  Nancy Springer. One Baen paperback and one Timescape paperback with a fabulous Rowena cover. The books are in new condition and wrapped in plastic. $7.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   Lord of the Crooked Paths  By Patrick H. Adkins. Ace paperback. The book is in new condition and wrapped in plastic. $3.

John Pelan Collection   John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The Challenge from Beyond  Moore, H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Merritt, Frank Belknap Long. Necronomicon Press, 1990. New. $25.

John Pelan Collection: Science Fiction Paperbacks   The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of  Thomas M. Disch. Nice Science Fiction history. Touchstone paperback, 2000. Good. $3.

John Pelan Collection   Daughter to the Bear King: Science Fiction Paperbacks  By Eleanor Arnason. Avon paperback. The book is in new condition and wrapped in plastic. $4.

John Pelan Collection   Ed "Strangler" Lewis: Facts within a Myth.  Ramble House, 2015. Foreword by John Pelan. Two copies, one hardcover and one paperback. Oversize books. $39 for both,


The Tin Drum Criterion Collection DVD. Two disc edition. Fine. $15.


Star Crash DVD. Roger Corman collection. 1979 classic. New. $15.


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. $20.


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


Dr. Strange issue #178 Marvel Comics. CGC rating of 9.4. Excellent condition! $149.


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. $40.


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. $175


Leonard Bernsteinby Paul Myers. Phaidon Composers series. First edition paperback. $15.


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


MacBook ProA 15-inch MacBook Pro with an anti-glare screen. Bought in 2010. Parts only. Screen is in perfect shape $25.


SlapstickKurt Vonnegut. Delacorte, 1976, third printing. $3.


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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