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    A Victorian Christmas ed. Anon. (Signet Book 0-451-17442-9, Nov ’92, $4.99, 349pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.


    Victorian Erotic Tales ed. Anon. (Michael O’Mara 1-85479-751-4, Oct ’95 [Dec ’95], £13.99, 246pp, hc, cover by Daniel Hernandez)
    Anthology of 12 novel excerpts, including one from Dracula.
    • 1 · Eveline · Anon. · ex 1843
    • 7 · My Secret Life · Walter · ex 18??
    • 36 · Rosa Fielding · Anon. · ex 1867, as “Victim of Lust!”
    • 53 · Thèrése Raquin · Émile Zola · ex 1867
    • 60 · My Life and Loves · Frank Harris · ex 1922
    • 94 · Venus in India · Charles Devereaux · ex 1889
    • 116 · The Cremorne · Anon. · ex 18??
    • 138 · The Voluptuous Night · Anon. · ex 17??
    • 150 · Flossie · Anon. · ex 18??
    • 198 · The Perfumed Garden · Sir Richard Burton · ex 1886
    • 229 · Dracula [Dracula] · Bram Stoker · ex Constable 1897; same passage as in Classic Erotic Tales, 1994.
    • 232 · The Lustful Memoirs of a Young and Passionate Girl · Anon. · ex 1904; same passage as in Classic Erotic Tales, 1994.


    Wedding Belles ed. Anon. (Signet Book 0-451-21189-8, May 2004, $6.99, 311pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.


    A Wedding Bouquet ed. Anon. (Signet Book 0-451-18785-7, May ’96, $5.99, 348pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.


    Wedding Day Kittens ed. Anon. (Zebra Books 0-8217-7843-9, May 2005, $4.99, 256pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson. A Regency romance anthology


    Western Album 1946 ed. Anon. (Swan, Nov ’45, 128pp, hc) [Western]
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    • 3 · South of the Rio · Ed Earl Repp · ss Double-Action Western Apr 1936
    • 19 · Scoopin’ Ole Springer · Wallace Arter · ss *
    • 27 · The Ranger Rides Again · Lesley Berkley · ss *
    • 32 · Mystery of Mustang Creek · Peter Larcombe · ss *
    • 37 · The Jewel of Death · Chuck Martin · nv Real Western Jun 1943
    • 50 · Kidnap Cure · Clarry Alton · ss *
    • 59 · Man Wanted · Hugh B. Cave · ss Double-Action Western Jan 1935
    • 68 · The Sheriff’s Flannel Underwear · Kerry Wood · ss Double-Action Western Apr 1936
    • 73 · Gun Hawk’s Pay Off · Ray Max · ss *
    • 78 · Colt Talk at Contention · Lee Floren · ss Real Western Jun 1943
    • 86 · Gun Logic · Bruce Douglas · ss Double-Action Western Jan 1935
    • 93 · The Jail Jumper · James P. Olsen · ss Double-Action Western Jan 1935
    • 99 · Portrait of a Frontiersman · Kenneth P. Wood · ss *
    • Powdersmoke Payroll · Cliff Campbell · ss *
    • 106 · Beyond the Sound of Bugles · Harry Sinclair Drago · ss Real Western Jun 1944
    • 112 · The Law Comes to El Paso · Lee Thomas · ar Real Western Jun 1944
    • 114 · Printer’s Ink at Queen City · William P. Brothers · ss Double-Action Western Jul 1944
    • 120 · Gun Madness · Claude Rister · ss Double-Action Western Jan 1935



    When Darkness Falls ed. Anon. (Silhouette 0-373-21822-2, Oct 2003, $6.50, 377pp, pb)
    [BG]



    Where’s My Hero? ed. Anon. (Avon Books 0-06-050524-9, Sep 2003, $7.50, 375pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.


    A Wife for Papa ed. Anon. (Zebra Books 0-8217-7665-7, May 2004, $4.99, 253pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.


    With This Ring ed. Anon. (Zebra Books 0-8217-7677-0, Jun 2004, $4.99, 256pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.


    Stakes Are High ed. Brent Ashabranner (Pennant Books P64, Sep ’54, 25¢, 168pp, pb)
    Collection of 15 short-stories of men and women who challenged fortune.
    • 1 · Blood Money · David Karp · ss Collier’s Aug 7 1953
    • 9 · Taste · Roald Dahl · ss The New Yorker Dec 8 1951
    • 21 · Everything Is Wild · James Thurber · ss The New Yorker Apr 2 1932
    • 25 · The Most Dangerous Game · Richard Connell · nv Collier’s Jan 19 1924
    • 44 · The Wager · Anton Chekhov; trans. by A. E. Chamot · ss The Grasshopper and Other Stories, Stanley Paul & Co. 1926
    • 51 · Two Days Wasted in Kansas City · William Saroyan · ss
    • 55 · Swindler’s Luck · Ben Hecht · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jan 12 1952
    • 67 · Katz · Nelson Algren · ss 1947
    • 71 · A Piece of Pie · Damon Runyon · ss Collier’s Aug 21 1937
    • 84 · Elementals · Stephen Vincent Benét · nv Cosmopolitan 1922
    • 107 · The Rocking-Horse Winner · D. H. Lawrence · ss The Ghost-Book, ed. Cynthia Asquith, London: Hutchinson 1926
    • 120 · The Resourceful Miss Railey · Irvin S. Cobb · ss Harper’s Bazaar Aug 1926
    • 129 · A Watcher by the Dead · Ambrose Bierce · ss San Francisco Examiner Dec 29 1889
    • 138 · A Fowl Disaster · John Taintor Foote · ss Collier’s Mar 19 1921
    • 152 · Gambler’s Luck · Albert Richard Wetjen · ss The Saturday Evening Post Aug 3 1940


    Fantasy Readers Guide: Number Two: The File on Ramsey Campbell ed. Michael Ashley (Cosmos Literary Agency, Mar ’80 [Oct ’93], no price, 60pp, ph)
    Collection of biographical and bibliographical pieces on, and by, Ramsey Campbell. [PSP]



    The Mammoth Book of Men O’War ed. Mike Ashley (Robinson 1-84119-060-8, Sep ’99, £6.99, xvi+496pp, tp, cover by Geoff Hunt)
    Mainstream anthology of 18 “Stories from the Glory Days of Sail” (the late 18th and early 19th centuries), including 7 originals (one by Walter Jon Williams) and an excerpt from a “Fox” novel by Ken Bulmer.
    • x · Introduction · Mike Ashley · in
    • xii · Foreword · Alexander Kent · fw
    • 1 · The Steeple Rock · Richard Woodman · nv *
    • 41 · Siege of Toulon [from Path to Glory] · Showell Styles · ex Faber and Faber 1952
    • 65 · Billy Budd · Herman Melville · na Constable 1924
    • 147 · The Rescue [from Siege as by Adam Hardy; Fox] · Kenneth Bulmer · ex New English Library 1973
    • 156 · A Midshipman at Copenhagen · John Finlayson · nv *; From 19th century unpublished memoirs.
    • 177 · The Battle of Elephant Bay · Richard Butler · ss *
    • 197 · The China Fleet [from H. M S. Surprise] · Patrick O’Brian · ex Collier’s 1973
    • 244 · The Enemy Within · Jane Jackson · ss *
    • 263 · The Victory · John Frizell · ss *
    • 278 · A Murderous Conflict [from Mr. Midshipman Easy] · Frederick Marryat · ex 1836
    • 288 · Hornblower’s Charitable Offering [Hornblower] · C. S. Forester · ss Argosy (UK) May 1941
    • 301 · The Escape Agents · C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne · na Pearson’s Magazine (US) Jul 1906 (+2)
    • 358 · The Commander’s Wife · Harriet Hudson · ss *
    • 375 · Davy Jones and the Yankee Privateer [from ‘Tom Cringle’s Log’] · Michael Scott · sl Blackwood’s 1829
    • 390 · The Nantucket Sleigh-Ride [Moby Dick] · Peter Garratt · ss *; As ‘Peter T. Garratt’ on the contents page.
    • 420 · Dawn’s Early Light · Kenneth B. Atkinson · ss Argosy Oct 14 1939
    • 437 · The Last Battle · Walter Wood · ss The Royal Magazine Apr 1905
    • 450 · The Stolen Command · Walter Jon Williams · nv *
    • 491 · Checklist of Sea Stories of the Period 1790-1820 · Mike Ashley · bi *; As ‘Appendix: A Guide to Sea Stories of the Period 1790-1820’ on contents page.


    The Mammoth Book of Sword & Honour ed. Mike Ashley (Robinson 1-84119-123-X, Jun 2000, £6.99, xv+590pp, tp, cover by Gino D’Achille)
    Anthology of original/reprint stories of battle. Introduction by Bernard Cornwell. Authors include Twain, Bierce, Conrad, Jakes, Mundy, Tom Holt and Garry (Kilworth) Douglas. The cover title is The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour.


    The Secret of the Universe Isaac Asimov (Oxford University Press 0-19-286144-1, Mar ’92, £6.99, 240pp, tp)
    Reprint (Doubleday 1991) collection of 17 essays from Fantasy and Science Fiction. [First U.K. edition]
    • xi · Introduction · Isaac Asimov · in
    • 3 · Smashing the Sky · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Mar 1990
    • 17 · A Change of Air · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Jun 1989
    • 30 · The Changing Distance · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF May 1989
    • 45 · The Moon’s Twin · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Apr 1989
    • 59 · Worlds in Order · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Apr 1990
    • 73 · The Nearest Star · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Oct 1989
    • 86 · Massing the Sun · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Nov 1989
    • 100 · What are Little Stars Made Of? · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Dec 1989
    • 117 · The Importance of Pitch · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Jul 1989
    • 131 · Long Ago and Far Away · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Aug 1989
    • 144 · The Cosmic Lens · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Feb 1989
    • 157 · The Secret of the Universe · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Mar 1989
    • 173 · The Salt-Producers · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Jun 1990
    • 187 · The True Rulers · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Sep 1989
    • 201 · Hot, Cold, and Con Fusion · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Jan 1990
    • 215 · Business as Usual · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF Feb 1990
    • 228 · Just Say “No”? · Isaac Asimov · ar F&SF May 1990


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