Author:De Camp, L. Sprague

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An Elephant For Aristotle

By: De Camp, L. Sprague

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Trade Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A39378

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. Trade edition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. The dust jacket is generally clean and bright, but has some rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. There is a beginning tear to the bottom front flap joint. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Time & Chance An Autobiography

By: De Camp, L. Sprague

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hampton Falls, NH, Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38346

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. (this copy has been signed by L. Sprague and Catherine de Camp on a laid- in publicity flier. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "An aeronautical engineer by profession, De Camp conducted his undergraduate studies at the California Institute of Technology (where his roommate was at one point noted rocket fuel scientist John Drury Clark) , and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Caltech in Aeronautical Engineering 1... View more info

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The Miscast Barbarian A Biography of Robert E. Howard (1906-1936)

By: De Camp, L. Sprague

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Saddle River, NJ, Gerry De La Ree: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36356

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; Limited to 900 copies, this is #293. This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The white cardstock covers have several spots of ground-in dirt and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "Lyon Sprague de Camp (27 November 1907 – 6 November 2000) , better known as L. Sprague de Camp, was an American writer of science fiction, fantasy and non-fiction. In a career spanning 60 years, he wrote over 100 books, including novels and wo... View more info

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Heroes And Hobgoblins

By: De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague De Camp )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Kingston, RI, Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38342

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This edition is limited to 1250 copies, signed by the author and the artist, Tim Kirk. The book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ price clipped dust jacket (otherwise, the dust jacket is in Fine condition). "De Camp had the mind of an educator, and a common theme in many of his works is a corrective impulse regarding similar previous works by other authors. A highly rational and logical thinker, he was frequently disturbed by what he regarded as logical lapses and absurdities in others' writings. Some, like Asimov, felt de Camp's conscientiousness about facts lim... View more info

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Literary Swordsmen And Sorcerers: The Makers of Heroic Fantasy

By: De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague De Camp)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38523

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 5000 copies (5431 copies according to The Arkham House Companion). This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The bottom corners have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crips and clean. The book includes the short works: Introduction: Neomythology by Lin Carter, The Swords of Faerie, Jack of all Arts: William Morris, Two Men in One: Lord Dunsany, Eldritch Yankee Gentleman: H. P. Lovecraft, Superman in a Bowler: E. R. Eddison, The Miscast Barba... View more info

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The Conan Grimoire

By: De Camp, L. Sprague and George H. Scithers (editors)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Mirage Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38935

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Signed by De Camp. Limited to 1500 copies. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Normal Lovecraft Also: Sonia & H. P. L. , And, when Sonia Sizzled

By: Talman, Wilfred B. , L. Sprague De Camp and Gerry De La Ree

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Saddle River, NJ, Gerry De La Ree: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A36182

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Limited to 600 copies, this is #596. This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning finger dirt to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "Wilfred Blanch Talman is an American Horror fiction writer best know for his collaboration with Howard Phillips Lovecraft on the short story, "Two Black Bottles". He was a correspondent with Lovecraft and late member of the Kal... View more info