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BOUND FOR EVIL Tom English (ed) 1st HC LIMITED

BOUND FOR EVIL: CURIOUS TALES OF BOOKS GONE BAD edited by Tom English, art by Allen Koszowski. New Kent, VA; Dead Letter Press; 2008. 1st edition hardcover.

Massive almost 800 page (mostly) original anthology contains 66 stories & over 2 dozen illustrations by Allen Koszowski.

Table of Contents:

Introduction: the secret lives & evil times of diabolical books Tom English.....xiii;

bound for evil: IN THE BEGGINING, gGenesis for dummies Patrick LoBrutto.....3

SCRATCH PAPER: The devilís manuscript S. Levett Yeats.....7, The book Margaret Irwin.....22, The devil & nathaniel hawthorne Skadi meic Beorh.....36, The devil in manuscript Nathaniel Hawthorne.....41, The grimoire Montague Summers.....48, The book of cain Michael D. Winkle.....66, Canon albericís scrap-book M. R. James.....85, Flames in the night John R. Platt.....96, Fine print Mark McLaughlin.....102, Damek T. A. C. Amaral.....111, Fahrenheit clark ashton Glynn Barrass.....127, Boek van namen Lorne Dixon.....135, Pact anthology John Teehan.....145.

A NOT-TOO-GENTLE MADNESS: The bibliomaniacís prayer Eugene Field.....153, Book worm Jeffrey Thomas.....154, Leather, dark and cold Simon Strantzas.....162, Limited edition Andrew J. Wilson.....173, Windows to the soul JG Faherty.....182, If i had a hundred tongues Barry Baldwin.....190, A collection of true evils Barry Napier.....197, The incomplete works of william shakespeare Rick Moore.....215, The strange bequest of simon bray Tom English.....228, The story of edward hardiman Michael Lovell.....243, The door, the lock, the key R. Michael Burns.....252, Happiness Ian Shoebridge.....269, Dibdinís ghost Eugene Field.....288.

THE ROMANCE OF CERTAIN OLD BOOKS: The dunwich horror H. P. Lovecraft.....291, The adder Fred Chappell.....329, Finding the book of sand Rhys Hughes.....347, Worse than bones Ramsey Campbell.....354, Letters home Erin MacKay.....367, Prosecuted, banished, and shot Jeff Ryan.....387, The reading room Orrin Grey.....389, Midnight express Alfred Noyes.....398, The book in the earth Lavie Tidhar.....403, The yellow sign Robert W. Chambers.....416, The book H. P. Lovecraft.....432, Weird chronicle Rui Cruz.....435, The narconomicon David M. Fitzpatrick.....449.

REFERENCE WORK: Guidance Gary McMahon.....467, The almanack Saki.....477, Practical time travel Vincent L. Scarsella.....482, A lesson in therapy Angeline Hawkes.....499, Cormacís mirror Ben Thomas.....513, Recipe for disaster John Llewellyn Probert.....526, The guest book Gary Fry.....539, Mechanix Christopher Fulbright.....557, An antique land John Shire.....565, The reference book Louise Norlie.....577, The book of faces R. E. Hartman.....591, The dark and the young Ian Rogers.....595, The book of revelation Mark Tullius.....620.

MISADVENTURES IN READING: Association copy Barbara Roden.....634, A fatal distraction J. Michael Shell.....665, One copy only Ramsey Campbell.....671, The thief with two deaths Chris Willrich.....685, The alzheimerís book club Jill Zeller.....706, Readers digested Jeff Ryan.....714, The truth inside the lie Terri Nixon.....716, Browsers Mark Leslie.....732, Donít read them after midnight Josh Vogt.....739, Trunk story Kurt Newton.....749, Lemís last book Rhys Hughes.....754, The new words Jeffrey A. Rice.....766, Literature abuse Michael McGrorty.....777.

Issued in a limited edition of 500 copies (of which ONLY 375 copies are offerd for sale). Fine in printed boards (see scan) without dj as issued.


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