Pearls From Peoria

Philip Jose Farmer - Bill's Stuff - ARC

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Edition Qty
Trade Edition - 1st US Signed
Advance Reading Copy - Bill's Copy - Sub Press
Trade Edition - Sub Press - Bill's Copy
Trade Edition - Sub Press
Limited Edition - PC - Bill's Copy - Book Bumped SC not
Limited Edition

Illustrated by Keith Howell

Pearls from Peoria is a mammoth book, one of the largest Subterranean Press has ever produced, containing over 300,000 words of unpublished and rare work by the SF Grandmaster. They expect this book to weigh in at 700-800 pages when fully-designed, with full-page black and white interior illustrations by Keith Howell.

Table of Contents

  • Myths and Paramyths
  • Nobody’s Perfect
  • Wolf, Iron, and Moth
  • Evil, Be My Good
  • Mother Earth Wants You
  • Opening the Door
  • The Wounded
  • Heel
  • Ralph von Wau Wau
  • A Scarletin Study
  • The Doge Whose Barque Was Worse Than His Bight
  • Jonathan Swift Somers III: Cosmic Traveller in a Wheelchair
  • Lost Futures
  • Seventy Years of Decpop
  • Fundamental Issue
  • Some Fabulous Yonder
  • Planet Pickers
  • The Terminalization of J.G. Ballard
  • Psychological Tales
  • The Blind Rowers
  • Hunter’s Moon
  • The Rise Gotten
  • The Good of the Land
  • O’Brien and Obrenov
  • Doc Savage
  • Writing Doc’s Biography
  • Savage Shadow
  • Doc Savage and the Cult of the Blue God
  • The Monster On Hold
  • Tarzan and Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • The Princess of Terra
  • The Golden Age and the Brass
  • An Appreciation of Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • The Arms of Tarzan
  • The Two Lord Ruftons
  • A Reply to "The Red Herring"
  • The Great Lorak Time Discrepancy
  • The Lord Mountford Mystery
  • From ERB to YGG
  • A Language for Opar
  • The Purple Distance
  • PJF on SF
  • The Source of the River
  • A Rough Knight for the Queen
  • The Journey as the Revelation of the Unknown
  • The Josés from Rio
  • Getting A-Long with Heinlein
  • God’s Hat
  • To Forry Ackerman, the Wizard of Sci-Fi
  • Pornograms and Supercomputers
  • A Review of the 1977 Anthology Chrysalis ..
  • Review of The Prometheus Project ..
  • Review of How the Wizard Came to Oz ...
  • Oft Have I Travelled
  • White Whales, Raintrees, Flying Saucers...
  • IF R.I.P. .....
  • The Tin Woodman Slams the Door
  • Witches and Gnomes and Talking Animals, oh my
  • Suffer A Witch to Live
  • Poems
  • Imagination
  • The Pterodactyl
  • Sestina of the Space Rocket
  • Beauty in This Iron Age
  • In Common
  • Black Squirrel on Cottonwood Limb’s tip
  • Job’s Leviathan
  • PJF on PJF
  • Maps and Spasms
  • Religion and Myths
  • Creating Artificial Worlds
  • Phonemics
  • Lovers and Otherwise
  • A Fimbulwinter Introduction
  • On A Mountain Upside Down
  • On PJF
  • Mother of Pearl
  • The Artwork
  • Photo Montages

Trade (unsigned): deluxe cloth bound hardcover and SOLD OUT pre-publication

Limited to 100 signed and numbered leatherbound copies and SOLD OUT pre-publication

Also available: Matching numbered or lettered set of:

  • The Best of Philip Jose Farmer
  • Pearls From Peoria
  • Up From the Bottomless Pit
  • Venus on the Half-Shell and Others
  • The Other in the Mirror

Click here for information on a matching numbered or lettered set


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Publisher Subterranean Press