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Why Not You and I? [SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATORS]: Wagner, Karl Edward; Ron and Val Lakey ... Why Not You and I? [SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATORS]: Wagner, Karl Edward; Ron and Val Lakey ... Why Not You and I? [SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATORS]: Wagner, Karl Edward; Ron and Val Lakey ... Why Not You and I? [SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATORS]: Wagner, Karl Edward; Ron and Val Lakey ...


Wagner, Karl Edward; Ron and Val Lakey Lindahn (illustrators)

ISBN 10: 0913165255 / ISBN 13: 9780913165256
Published by Dark Harvest, Arlington Hts., Illinois, 1987
Condition: vg Hardcover

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1/52. Silver-stamped blue leather. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Contents: Neither Brute Nor Human / Into Whose Hands (Illustration) / Old Loves / More Sinned Against / Shrapnel (Illustration) / The Last Wolf / Sign of the Salamander (Illustration) / Blue Lady, Come Back (Illustration) / Lacunae / Lost Exits / Silted In. Illustrated with full-page b/w reproductions of drawings by Ron & Val Lakey Lindahn. Small stain on front cover. Red staining on top-and fore page edge, otherwise a tight copy in very good near fine condition. First limited edition, unnumbered but lettered "PP". Bookseller Inventory # 28794

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Title: Why Not You and I? [SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ...

Publisher: Dark Harvest, Arlington Hts., Illinois

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: vg

Edition: 1st Edition

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Nine stories deal with a psychiatrist, a demented actress, voodoo, a sinister junkyard, phantom characters, the price of success, a giant salamander, ghosts, and murderers

From Publishers Weekly:

Wagner's second collection contains 11 horror stories, most of which are diverting if not actually horrifying. &quot;Neither Brute Nor Human&quot; is a tale of two writers who make it big, one of whom is really drained by his success; &quot;Into Whose Hands&quot; is an account, with very sinister overtones, of a day in the life of a psychiatrist in a state mental hospital; &quot;Old Loves&quot; makes gentle and not so gentle fun of the fanatic fans of the old Avengers television series; &quot;The Last Wolf&quot; is a sad tale of the future in which people have almost ceased to read; &quot;Sign of the Salamander&quot; is a well-executed pastiche of 1930s pulp magazine hero stories; &quot;Blue Lady, Come Back&quot; is an expert mix of detective story and supernatural story; and &quot;Lacunae&quot; concerns a drug that expands the consciousness a bit beyond its limits. <br />Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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