ACE POTPOURRI

LITERATURE - OF A SORT


ACE SINGLE format H-SERIES

H-001 THEODORE P. KUPFERMAN (ed.) The Family Legal Adviser (1957)

H-002 GEORGE RYLEY SCOTT Curious Customs of Sex and Marriage (1960; 1st ACE printing; ACE Star edition; listed as "complete and unabridged," non-fiction)

H-003 LOUIS PAUL Dara The Cypriot (1962; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; historical fiction)

H-004 OLIVE ECKERSON My Lord Essex (1966; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; historical fiction)

Original cover art for My Lord Essex

H-005 JOHN H. CULP Born of The Sun (c.1959; 1966; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; historical fiction)

Born of the Sun was John Culp's first novel set in post-Civil War Texas.

H-006 FORENCE A. SEWARD Gold For The Caesars (1966; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; historical fiction)

H-007 JOHN H. CULP The Restless Land (1966; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; historical fiction)

H-008 WILL CREED (aka WILLIAM LONG) The Sword of Il Grande (1966; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; historical fiction)

H-009 THEODORA DuBOIS Captive of Rome (cover by Lou Marchetti; 1966; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; historical fiction)

H-010 THEODOR PLIEVIER Berlin (c.1959; 1966)

Berlin was originally published as ACE G-371 (1959).

H-011 THEODOR PLIEVIER (translated by STUARD HOOD) Moscow (c.1953; 1956; 1959; 1966; non-fiction - Moscow campaign of WWII)

Moscow was originally published as ACE D-194 (1956) and G-504 (1959).

H-012 HAROLD WILKINS Strange Mysteries of Time and Space (c.1959; 1966)

Harold T. Wilkins. This volume was originally copyright 1958 and the first American (hardback) edition was published in 1959 by The Citadel Press (NY).

H-013 GARDNER SOULE The Mystery Monsters (1966; 1st ACE printing)

Listed as "Authenticated stories of bizarre members of the animal kingdom. Fully Illustrated."

H-014 VINCENT GADDIS Invisible Horizons (1966; 1st ACE printing; occult/paranormal)

Vincent Gaddis gave the "Bermuda Triangle" its name in this book. This is the first book in which the term appears (Chapter 13) and predates the Charles Berlitz 1974 blockbuster The Bermuda Triangle.

H-016 HANS HOLZER Ghosts I've Met (cover by Cosimo Scianna; 1966; 1st thus; occult/paranormal)

Dr. HANS W. HOLZER (1920-2009; he often did not use the middle inital; Masters in comparative religion and a Ph.D - from London College of Applied Science - with speciality in parapsychology) was an Austrian-born paranormal pundit and prolific nonfiction author who studied the 'Amityville Horror' case and wrote two novels about it as well as supernatural fiction that includes the "Randy Knowles: Psychic Detective" series. He wrote more than 140 books on various "other side" phenomena, a number of them published by ACE Books.

H-017 JACQUES VALLEE Anatomy Of A Phenomenon (1966; might be first paperback edition)

More on Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO)

H-017 (back cover)

H-023 GEORGETTE HEYER Arabella (1967; 1st ACE printing; ACE Star edition; ACE Romance)

H-023 (back cover)

H-024 CHARLES FORT The Book of the Damned (c.1962; 1967; occult/paranomal)

The Book of the Damned was originally published as ACE K-156 (1962) with a preface by Donald A. Wollheim.

H-025 JAN TEMPEST (aka IRENE MAUDE SWATRIDGE) House of the Pines (cover by Lou Marchetti; c.1946; 1967; ACE Star edition; 1st thus; ACE Gothic Novel)

House of the Pines was originally published as a hardcover in the UK by Mills in 1946.

H-028 JACQUES and JANINE VALLEE Flying Saucers: A Challenge to Science (c.1966; nd; ACE Star edition; occult/paranormal)

Foreword was written by J. Allen Hynek, a consultant to the USAF for "Project Blue Book."

H-031 DOROTHY EDEN Sleep In The Woods (cover by Shannon Stimweis; 1960; ACE Historical/Romance Novel)

Original cover art for Sleep in the Woods by Dorothy Eden. Acrylic and oil on illustration board. Image size 12" x 19.5." Shannon Stimweis also provided cover art for Argosy, Boy's Life, Time, and Field and Stream magazines as well as illustrations for several children's books.

H-032 HAL ELISON Games (1967; 1st ACE printing and PBO; photo and graphic design cover)

Movie tie-in novel based upon screenplay by GENE KEARNEY. This screenplay was modified from a story by Curtis Harrington & George Edwards. The movie starred Katharine Ross (as Jennifer), James Caan (as Paul), and Simone Signoret.

H-035 DOROTHY EDEN The Daughters of Ardmore Hall (1967; ACE Gothic Novel)

H-037 CHARLOTTE HUNT (aka DORIS MARJORIE HODGES) The Gilded Sarcophagus (1967; 1st ACE printing; ACE Gothic Novel)

H-044 GEORGETTE HEYER The Quiet Gentleman (cover by Charles McVicker; 1968; 1st ACE printing; ACE Romance)

H-045 GEORGETTE HEYER Venetia (c.1958; 1963; 1968; ACE Romance)

Venetia was originally published as ACE K-179 (1963).

H-046 ROBERT L. SCOTT Jr. Look of the Eagle (cover by Verne Tossey; c.1957; 1966; 2nd ACE printing; listed as "complete and unabridged")

Look of the Eagle was originally published as ACE D-234 (1957). Note that this looks like the re-numbering of previous edition.

H-047 HANS HOLZER The Lively Ghosts of Ireland (1967; 1st ACE printing; ACE Star Edition; occult/paranormal)

H-047 (back cover)

Includes eight (8) illustrations by Catherine Busheoveden.

H-50 JANE T CAIRD In A Glass Darkly (alternate title: Murder Reflected; c.1965; 1968: ACE Gothic Novel)

H-053 LESLIE H. WHITTEN Progeny of the Adder (interior illustration by Jack Gaughan; c.1965, 1968; first thus; listed as "complete and unabridged")

This is an odd story - a detective mystery with a bit of supernatural overtones - interesting and quite readable. I have placed it in the Mystery ACE singles section also as I am uncertain as how to classify this volume. I have seen some situations where it was listed under Horror.

H-055 WILLY LEY On Earth and In The Sky (1968; 1st ACE printing and PBO; non-fiction)

Willy Ley short articles on science topics dealing with weather, astronomy, geology, and other phenomena of nature.

H-061 ELIZABETH SALTER Death in a Mist (c.1957; 1968; 1st ACE printing; ACE Gothic Mystery)

H-063 MIRIAM ALLEN deFORD The Real Bonnie & Clyde (1968; photographic images on cover and back; nonfiction)

H-063 (back cover)

This book features 12 pages of B&W photos including Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow bodies after being gunned down.

H-064 BRINSLEY Le POER TRENCH The Flying Saucer Story (1968; 1st ACE printing; s'posed 1st U.S. publication)

Trench was the chairman of the "International Committee of Sky Scouts."

H-068 RAYMOND BAYLESS The Enigma of the Poltergeist (1968; 1st ACE printing; ACE Star edition; photo cover)

H-069 RONA RANDALL (aka RONA SHAMBROOK) Knight's Keep (1968; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; ACE Gothic Novel)

Original cover art for Knight's Keep. Acrylic on board (20" x 15") and not signed.

H-071 DOROTHY MACKIE LOW (aka LOIS DOROTHEA LOW) Isle For A Stranger (cover by Milton Lesser; c.1962; 1968; 1st thus; ACE Gothic Novel)

Interestingly Milton Lesser also is a science fiction author.

H-074 CHARLES FORT New Lands (1968; ACE Star edition; occult/paranormal)

H-075 GEORGETTE HEYER Cotillion (c.1953; 1968; ACE Star edition; 1st ACE printing; ACE Romance)

H-076 GEORGETTE HEYER April Lady (c.1957;1964; nd; ACE Star edition; ACE Romance)

April Lady was originally published as ACE K-201 (1964).

H-080 JAN ROFFMAN (aka MARGARET SUMMERTON) With Murder in Mind (1968; 1st thus: ACE Gothic Mystery Novel)

I have cross-listed this title in both the ACE Singles Mystery and ACE POTPOURRI sections. These are somewhat difficult to classify.

H-081 JOHN MACKLIN Passport To The Unknown (1968; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; occult/paranormal)

H-082 JANE BLACKMORE The Other Room (1968; ACE Gothic Novel)

H-083 BERNHARDT J. HURWOOD Vampires, Werewolves, and Ghouls (1968; 1st ACE printing and PBO; ACE Star edition)

H-083 (back cover)

A somewhat rigorous examination of these topics with an introduction by Dr. David J. Garwes.

H-087 REBECCA LISWOOD A Marriage Doctor Speaks Her Mind About Sex (1968; self-help)

H-088 CHARLES FORT Wild Talents (1968; ACE Star edition; occult/paranormal)

H-089 JOHN MACKLIN Dimension Beyond The Known (1968; 1st ACE printing and PBO; photo cover)

H-094 JOHN MACKLIN Dwellers in the Darkness: The Enigma of the Supernatural (1968; 1st thus; ACE Star edition; occult/paranormal)

H-096 SHIRLEY JACKSON The Sundial (1958; 1962; nd; interestingly listed as "copyright to author only"; ACE Gothic Novel)

The Sundial was originally published as ACE K-166 (1962).

H-098 CHARLOTTE HUNT (aka DORIS MARJORIE HODGES) The Cup of Thanatos (1968; 1st thus: ACE Gothic Novel)

H-098 (back cover)

H-099 STEWART ROBB (translated and interpreted by) Prophecies on World Events by Nostradamus (1968; ACE star edition; occult/paranormal)

H-099 (back cover)


H-100 HANS HOLZER ESP and You (1966; 1st ACE printing; occult/paranormal)

H-101 GEORGETTE HEYER Spring Muslin (c.1956; 1966; nd; ACE Star edition; ACE Romance)

H-101 (back cover)

Spring Muslin was originally published as ACE K-235 (1966).

H-106 JANE T CAIRD Perturbing Spirit (1968; ACE Star edition; ACE Gothic novel)

JANET HINSHAW CAIRD (1913-1994) was born in Malawi and also was a poet.

H-108 JOHN MACKLIN Challenge to Reality (1968; listed as "published for the first time in the U.S. by ACE," ACE Star edition; occult/paranormal)

H-108 (back cover)

H-116 GEORGETTE HEYER The Grand Sophy (c.1963; nd; 2nd ACE printing; ACE Romance)

The Grand Sophy was originally published as ACE K-174 (1963).

Last Update: 14 November 2014

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