Advertising items

This page contains a variety of interesting advertisments for Farmer's books and stories. Also included is some promo's for Farmer's stories coming up in the next issue of a magazine.

Adventure
On page 145 of the February 1946 issue of Adventure is "The Trail Ahead" section, which talks about stories coming up in the next issue. It has the following paragraph about Farmer's first story:

And Philip José Farmer in "O'Brien and Obrenov" tells the hilarious saga of an American officer and his Russian confrere whose respective troops had the ungrateful task of sharing the occupation of the same German town. It was the misfortune of both that Schutzmiller, that arch-Nazi, had to be captured where their zones of authority joined, and a lucky thing for both that even though they wore different uniforms they were drinking-brothers under the skin.

Lovers and Otherwise
Page 11 of issue #8 (Spring 1953)of the fanzine Destiny has this full page ad for Farmer's article Lovers and Otherwise.

Satellite
Page 27 of the May 1959 issue has the following promo for The Strange Birth in the next issue. The June issue was never printed and The Strange Birth was finally printed as Open To Me, My Sister in F&SF.

THE LOVERS
The back cover of THIS ISLAND EARTH by Raymond F. Jones, (Shasta hardcover 1952), announces forthcoming books. Including THE LOVERS and MOTH AND RUST combined in one hardcover, for only $3.00! This book was never published.

The back cover of CUP FULL OF SPACE by Mildred Clingerman, Ballantine paperback 1961, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of HOSPITAL STATION by James White, Ballantine paperback 1962, says "And don't miss these topnotch S.F. writers from Ballantine Books".

The back cover of ARRIVE AT EASTERWINE by R. A. Lafferty, Ballantine paperback 1973, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of TRAITOR TO THE LIVING by Philip José Farmer, Ballantine paperback 1973, says "And don't miss".

THE GREEN ODYSSEY
The back cover of STRANGE RELATIONS by Philip José Farmer, Ballantine paperback 1960, says "And don't miss".

STRANGE RELATIONS
The back cover of THE UNEXPECTED DIMENSION by Algis Budrys, Ballantine paperback 1960, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of THE LOVERS by Philip José Farmer, Ballantine paperback 1961, says "And don't miss".

THE GREEN ODYSSEY and STRANGE RELATIONS
The back cover of THE CLIMACTICON by Harold Livingston, Ballantine paperback 1960, says "And don't miss these other wildly improbable, weird and provocative science fiction books".

FIRE AND THE NIGHT
The back cover of Rogue June, 1962 is a full page ad for two books by Regency, including FIRE AND THE NIGHT.

INSIDE OUTSIDE
The back cover of A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE by Robert Conquest, Ballantine paperback 1964, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of FUTURE TENSE by Jack Vance, Ballantine paperback 1964, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of THE WHOLE MAN by John Brunner, Ballantine paperback 1964, says "And don't miss these other topflight original science fiction novels from Ballantine Books".

The back cover of CLOSE TO CRITICAL by Hal Clement, Ballantine paperback 1964, says "And don't miss these other original novels in the Ballantine science fiction series".

The back cover of NO LIMITS Ed. by Joseph W. Ferman, Ballantine paperback 1964, says "And don't miss these stellar science fiction offerings from Ballantine Books".

The back cover of A PAIL OF AIR by Fritz Leiber, Ballantine paperback 1964, says "And don't miss these other original works from science fiction's leading publisher * * * Ballantine Books".

DARE
The back cover of NATIVES OF SPACE by Hal Clement, Ballantine paperback 1964, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of THE LOAFERS OF REFUGE by Joseph L. Green, Ballantine paperback 1965, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of MORTALS AND MONSTERS by Lester del Rey, Ballantine paperback 1965, says "And don't miss these other superb works in the field of science fiction".

TARZAN ALIVE
ERB-dom 57 April, 1972 has an order form for TARZAN ALIVE.

The front page of The Gridley Wave #48, June 1974, has this promo for the first British edition of TARZAN ALIVE and the first edition of MOTHER WAS A LOVELY BEAST and.

The University of Nebraska Press Spring/Summer 2006 print catalogue has a full page ad for their edition of TARZAN ALIVE

MOTHER WAS A LOVELY BEAST
The front page of The Gridley Wave #48, June 1974, has this promo for MOTHER WAS A LOVELY BEAST and the first British edition of TARZAN ALIVE.
TIME'S LAST GIFT
The back cover of THE REALITY TRIP by Robert Silverberg, Ballantine paperback 1972, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of THE TAR-AIYM KRANG by Alan Dean Foster, Ballantine paperback 1972, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of SEED OF STARS by Dan Morgan and John Kippax, Ballantine paperback 1972, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of THE RESURRECTION OF ROGER DIMENT by Douglas R. Mason, Ballantine paperback 1972, says "And don't miss".

TRAITOR TO THE LIVING
The back cover of TWO VIEWS OF WONDER edited by Thomas N. Scortia and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Ballantine paperback 1973, says "And don't miss".

The back cover of BRAIN WAVE by Poul Anderson, Ballantine paperback 1974, says "And don't miss".

A FEAST UNKNOWN
Here is a flyer from an unknown book catalog for the Fokker Press edition of this book. Wow, a signed hardcover for $20, where's my time machine when I need it!

THE ADVENTURES OF THE PEERLESS PEER
This ad from Aspen Press appeared in Xenophile #11, March 1975.

Where this ad or flyer ad or flyer originally appeared is currently unknown.

HADON OF ANCIENT OPAR and FLIGHT TO OPAR
The Gridley Wave #43, January 1974, contains this ad for HADON OF ANCIENT OPAR.

The back cover of BUNDUKI by J.T. Edson, DAW paperback 1976, lists both Opar novels.

THE MAKER OF UNIVERSES and NIGHT OF LIGHT
Here is a half page ad from the October 27, 1975 issue of Locus (#180), for Garland Press.

THE LAVALITE WORLD
Here is a full page ad from the November 1977 issue of Locus (#206).

Philip José Farmer Society
A letter mailed out with the first issue of Farmerage.

IMAGE OF THE BEAST
Here is a full page ad from Playboy Press science fiction, featuring IMAGE OF THE BEAST. In the October 1979 issue of Locus (#226).

DARK IS THE SUN
Here is a full page ad from Del Rey, featuring DARK IS THE SUN. In the October 1979 issue of Locus (#226).

RIVERWORLD AND OTHER STORIES
Here is a full page ad from Berkley, featuring RIVERWORLD AND OTHER STORIES. In the November 1979 issue of Locus (#227).

A FEAST UNKNOWN
Here is a full page ad from Playboy Press science fiction, featuring A FEAST UNKNOWN. In the March 1980 issue of Locus (#231).

THE MAGIC LABYRINTH
Here is a large ad from Phantasia Press, featuring THE MAGIC LABYRINTH. In the April 1980 issue of Locus (#232).

The cover of the November 1980 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club shows, THE MAGIC LABYRINTH. Page one has a description of the book.

THE RIVERWORLD SERIES
Page two of the November 1980 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club has the first three books in the Riverworld series.

The back cover of the December 1983 issue of Things to Come has listings for the first four books in the Riverworld Series.

The back cover of the Spring 1984 issue of Things to Come has listings for all five books in the Riverworld Series.

RIVERWORLD WAR
full page ad from the June 1980 issue of Locus (#234).

FATHER TO THE STARS
Here is a full page ad from the May 1981 issue of Locus (#244).

THE CACHE
Here is a full page ad from the July 1981 issue of Locus (#246).

Here is a full page ad from the November 1986 issue of Locus (#310).

DOC SAVAGE & TARZAN ALIVE
Here is a full page ad from the October 1981 issue of Locus (#249) from Playboy Books.

THE WORLD OF TIERS
The cover of the November 1981 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club shows, THE WORLD OF TIERS. Page one has a description of the two-volume set.

Here is a full page ad for Phantasia Press (including the World of Tiers books) from the July 1983 issue of Locus (#270).

6 different paperbacks
Here is a full page ad from the November 1981 issue of Locus (#250) for the Tor line of PJF paperbacks.

GREATHEART SILVER
Here is a full page ad from the December 1981 issue of Locus (#251) and a similar ad from the 1982 Dallas Fantasy Fair program.

STATIONS OF THE NIGHTMARE
Here is a full page ad from the January 1982 issue of Locus (#252) and the same ad from the 1982 Dallas Fantasy Fair program.

FLIGHT TO OPAR
This ad in the 1982 Dallas Fantasy program shows the second cover for FLIGHT TO OPAR. It also states, "DAW Books has contracted for a new OPAR novel" (which was never published).

THE UNREASONING MASK
Page 2 of the April 1982 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club lists THE UNREASONING MASK as a Featured Alternate.

Here is a half page ad for the paperback edition from the January 1983 issue of Locus (#264).

THE PURPLE BOOK
Here is a full page ad from the July 1982 issue of Locus (#258).

LOVE SONG
Here is a one third page ad for McMillan from the September 1983 issue of Locus (#272).

A BARNSTORMER IN OZ
Here is a one half page ad for Berkley from the October 1983 issue of Locus (#273).

GODS OF RIVERWORLD
The December 1983 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club has a two page spread for GODS OF RIVERWORLD with a description of the story.

The program book from the 1984 Dallas Fantasy Fair has this full page ad.

Here is a large newspaper ad for GODS OF RIVERWORLD.

A half page ad for the hardcover printing from the November 1983 issue of Locus (#274).

A full page ad for the paperback printing from the January 1985 issue of Locus (#288).

THE CLASSIC PHILIP JOSÉ FARMER 1952-1964
The Spring 1984 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club has a two page spread for THE CLASSIC PHILIP JOSÉ FARMER 1952-1964 with a description of the story.

The February 1985 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club lists THE CLASSIC PHILIP JOSÉ FARMER 1952-1964 as a Featured Alternate.

THE GRAND ADVENTURE
The program book from the 1984 Dallas Fantasy Fair has this full page ad.

The February 1985 issue of Heavy Metal has a preview of THE GRAND ADVENTURE. The back cover is devoted to it and there is a full page ad from Berkley on page 19.

There is also a full page ad in the November 1984 issue of Locus (#286).

DAYWORLD
The July 1985 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club lists DAYWORLD as a Featured Alternate.

Here is a full page ad from the March 1986 issue of Locus (#302).

Tor paperbacks
Here is a full page ad from Tor Books that appeared in the Philcon 89 program book.

THE CATERPILLAR'S QUESTION
Here is a full page ad ad in the October 1992 issue of Locus (#381).

TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO
The March 2004 issue of Things to Come from the Science Fiction Book Club lists TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO as a part of the SFBC 50th Anniversary Collection.

MYTHS FOR THE MODERN AGE
The August 2005 issue of Previews has a full page from MonkeyBrain Books which includes MYTHS FOR THE MODERN AGE.

THE BEST OF PHILIP JOSÉ FARMER
The March 2006 issue of Locus has a full page from Subterranean Press, half of which is for THE BEST OF PHILIP JOSÉ FARMER.