151.HAGGARD, H. Rider.The Ivory Child.New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1916.
First Edition. A. C. Michael dustjacket art and illustrations. A Bleiler listed Alan Quatermain adventure novel. Near Fine in Good dustjacket, some shallow edge chips and wear, lacks lower half of spine panel.Item #31421
152.HAGGARD, H. Rider.Queen Sheba's Ring.New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1910.
First Edition, precedes the English printing by two days. Sigurd Schou dustjacket art and illustrations. Rare Bleiler listed fantasy title to be found in original dustjacket. "Mr. Haggard has gone back to the style of those inimitable romances, 'She' and 'Ayesha', in this story. He knows well how to handle the occult and adventurous and shows all his old power in this tale of a father's search for his lost son in Central Africa. The unknown tribe, their strange worship, and mysterious inscriptions make a fascinating background". (from the jacket copy) "African lost race adventure novel of the finding of a race descended from ancient Abyssinian Jews and others who are surrounded in their mountain fastness of Mur, by a hostile half- negroid people called the Fung."- Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy. Near Fine but for two different personal library stamps at front endpaper (and one stamp at rear endpaper) in Good dustjacket with modest edge chipping, some darkening to spine, scotch tape shadows at verso of spine ends and flap corners, closed tear at mid-front panel mended at verso with old gift label.Item #23523
154.HARLAND, Henry (Sidney LUSKA).As It Was Written.New York: Street and Smith. (1900).
Early American Edition. Original green cloth. Uncommon Bleiler listed novel of a Jewish Musician. Harland would become the editor of the Yellow Book. Very Good, cloth with blotches of surface wear.Item #10361
155.HARRE, T Everett.Behold The Woman.New York: The Macaulay Company, (1925).
Early Printing. Bleiler listed fantasy title of a powerful Alexandrian courtesan during an age "when wantonness was an art and a woman became eminent through her shame." Great dustjacket art of a half-clad woman with long red hair. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket.Item #29047
156.HARRE, T. Everett.Behold the Woman.New York: Macaulay, (1937).
Popular Edition. Bleiler listed fantasy title of a powerful Alexandrian courtesan during an age "when wantonness was an art and a woman became eminent through her shame." Great dustjacket art of a half-clad woman with long red hair. Near Fine in Very Good plus attractive dustjacket.Item #25855
157.HEARN, Lafcadio.The Romance of the Milky Way and Other Studies.Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1905.
First Edition. Bruce Rogers designed cloth and dustjacket. Collection of seven stories including one supernatural title. Uncommon in attractive dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow loss to edges.Item #32529
159.Heinlein, Robert A.Farnham's Freehold.New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1964).
1st edition. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering on front panel and spine. Very good condition, slightly cocked, in very good not price clipped dust jacket, slightly rubbed along the edges. Top edge stained yellow.Item #27792
160.HELLER, Frank.The Thousand and Second Night, an Arabesque.New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., (1925).
First Edition. Heller's famous Mr. Collins returns in this Hubin and Bleiler listed mystery-fantasy of the North African Sahara. Near Fine in extremely scarce illustrated dustjacket with some chipping at top spine end, cm chip at lower spine end, else Very Good plus.Item #8743
161.HELPS, Sir Arthur (ANONYMOUS).Realmah: By the Author of "Friends in Council." In Two Volumes.London: MacMillan Co., 1868.
First Edition, Two Volumes, Octavo, Original blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration at spine. Uncommon fantasy novel of a prehistoric country, dominated by religious figures and a planet inhabited by living dead. Very Good set, spine ends and corners showing modest wear.Item #15888
162.HICHENS, Robert.Mrs. Marden.New York: George H. Doran. (1919).
First Edition. Something of a supernatural fiction title concerning a London society woman who, after losing her only son to the Great War, turns to a medium for comfort, receiving apparent "messages" from her son. A very uncommon title to be found in original illustrated dustjacket. Very Good plus with inscription to front free endpaper in Very Good plus dustjacket with wear along front flap edge, several inch closed tear near front bottom edge, and spine end wear.Item #13008
163.HILE, William H.The Ostrich for the Defence.Boston: George H. Ellis Co, 1912.
First Edition. Octavo, original red illustrated cloth and original dustjacket. Photographic frontis. Very scarce Bleiler listed fantasy and utopian novel of a lost African race living in cooperative bliss and raising ostrich. (Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, page 78); Near Fine in nearly Very Good dustjacket, edge nicked and chipped, three closed tears repaired with scotch tape at lower spine and front panel.Item #27058
First Edition. Deep mystery of a family in a crowded farmhouse, and a woman with 'certain psychic powers.' Near Fine in Very Good Plus illustrated dustjacket, spine darkened with ink markings to upper quadrant of rear panel.Item #24333
166.HOUSER, Lionel.Caress and Farewell.New York: Julian Messner. (1934).
First Edition. Bleiler listed fantasy title of a beautiful female surgeon who attempts to create a lover whose brief life would be dedicated to her alone. (early version of The Rocky Horror Show) Houser had a number of screenwriting credits during his career. Endpapers after Rockwell Kent. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, shallow spine end and flap corner chips.Item #8097
167.HOUSMAN, Laurence.King John of Jingalo, the Story of a Monarch in Difficulties.New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1912.
First Edition. Bleiler listed fantasy novel in which Housman satirizes English society and institutions under the guise of depicting an imaginary kingdom. Rarely found in original publisher's dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some fairly shallow edge chipping, spine a bit faded, small light stain to mid spine area.Item #16664
168.HOWELLS, W. D. [William Dean].Between the Dark and the Daylight.New York: Harper and Brothers, 1907.
First Edition, Presumed Advance Review Copy, original publisher's flexible red cloth binding, black lettering. Uncommon format for this Bleiler listed collection of stories including ghosts. Howell's stories are "at the very crossroads between a fantasy dealing with the supernatural and a science fiction dealing with the accepted facts and theories of contemporary psychology." - Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction. Near Very Good, some shallow chips to edges of 'wrappers'.Item #26076
169.Howells, William Dean.The Leatherwood God.London: Herbert Jenkins Ltd., 1917.
First English Edition, Advance Review Copy in original illustrated wrappers. One of Howell's last novels and a fantasy found in Bleiler. Scarce English edition in original wrappers, presumed to be an advanced state. Very Good tight copy, general edge and surface wear, small chips at spine ends, spine with a number or thin vertical cracks to paper.Item #10366
170.HOWELLS, William Dean.The Leatherwood God.New York: Century Co., 1916.
First Edition. Henry Raleigh dustjacket art and illustrations. One of Howell's last novels and a fantasy found in Bleiler. Very Good, vintage bookplate at front free endpaper, in Good, edge chipped dustjacket, few inch sized chip at top front panel mended back to jacket with archival tape at verso.Item #17306
171.HUDSON, W H.A Crystal Age.New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1937).
Later Printing. Utopia novel of a land “where money has no value, where the domestic animals have developed new forms of usefulness, where the very idea of a city is unknown.” Considered a “significant Science Fiction milestone.” Very Good in a Very Good plus dustjacket, with short closed tear near spine at lower edge of rear panel, spine darkened.Item #18742
172.HUGHES, Rupert.Destiny.New York: Harper and Brothers, (1925).
First Edition. Wraparound dustjacket art. Bleiler-listed fantasy novel about two angels brought to earth, one in the body of an “ignorant mountanier twisted with hate and desire,” the other a “beautiful and wealthy girl who yet weeps and mocks at life.” Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket, with a shallow 2 inch chip to lower edge of front panel, few smaller chips to spine ends and flap corners, 3 inch deep closed tears to top edge of rear panel mended with scotch tape at verso.Item #19863
173.HUME, Cyril.Street of the Malcontents and Other Stories.New York: George H. Doran Co., (1927).
First Edition. Bleiler listed story collection, including fantasy titles replete with witchcraft, vampires and Atlantis. "Each story represents a facet of Cyril Hume's many sided personality and to read them all in turn is to get an effect of flashing light". Near Fine in Good or better dustjacket with square inch sized chip at top spine end, nickel sized chip at lower spine end, few shallow edge chips and closed tears.Item #26624
175.HYNE, C. J. Cutcliffe.The Rev. Captain Kettle.London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd, (1925).
First Edition. Stanley L. Wood dustjacket art. Hubin listed mystery and Bleiler listed fantasy title featuring Captain Kettle in both the Arctic and West Africa. From the jacket flap: "In the chilly North we get vivid reproductions of finner whale fishing, Speizbergen coal mining, and meat hunting in Novaya Zemlya. Incidentally Kettle also rediscovers Ice Age woman. The West African scenes are laid in the steaming heat of the Oil Rivers. Captain Kettle's main loot is a D. D. degree from an American nigger university which he felt would be of great service to him when he was able to give up the sea and found the Wharfdale Particular Methodists". [cited in Robert H. MacDonald's The Language of Empire: Myths and Metaphors of Popular Imperialism, 1880-1918] Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, chipped about a centimeter deep at top spine end.Item #29647