What leaped off the pages and (figuratively) screamed "Buy Me!" as we thumbed through the most-recent catalogs from ABAA members. Well, these items for starters... THE LAST TYCOON: An Unfinished Novel, Together with The Great Gatsby and Selected Stories Description: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. First edition, first printing with the “A” and the publisher's seal on the copyright page. ... [ more ]

Lately, the online world is alive with discussion of Blade Runner 2049, which releases this weekend. Following the success of Amazon's Man in the High Castle television series, Philip K. Dick is once again the go-to science fiction novelist for Hollywood. ABAA members have many interesting items related to Philip K. Dick and this infamous film (which is something of a love-it-or-hate-it phenomenon) a... [ more ]

UPDATE: This item has been recovered. The following disappeared in postal transit from San Francisco to New York: (Bierce, Ambrose). The Dance of Death. By William Herman . Author's Copy. , 1877. "Authors Edition" . Original green cloth, blocked in black and gold, all edges stained red (BAL's binding "B"), back cover lightly marked but an excellent, bright copy.The misprint "burn" for "burning" on p.... [ more ]