Books For Sale - May 2024
Lynn Abbey Thieves World: Turning Points Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and board and page edges faintly damp-marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 Introduction and afterword by the Editor and stories by Mickey Zucker Reichert; Andrew Offutt; Diana L. Paxson; Selina Rosen; Dennis L. McKiernan; Robin Wayne Bailey; Jody Lynn Nye; Lynn Abbey; Jeff Grubb and Raymond E. Feist
Brian Wilson Aldiss Decade the 1940's Macmillan 1975 First Edition First Printing Top page edges lightly foxed and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... the eighty-year history... the tales which are best, not only as history, but as entertainment.'' A. E. Van Vogt's Cooperate... Or Else!; Isaac Asimov's Reason; Fredric Brown's Arena; Hal Clement's' Fireproof; Paul Carter's The Last Objective; Clifford Simak's Huddling Place; Eric Frank Russell's Hobbyist and Philip Latham's The Xi Effect
Brian Wilson Aldiss The Year's Best Science Fiction No 9 Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1976 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top front corner and page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the rear (white) panel lightly browned With Publisher's Review Slip 7.50 Introduction by H. H.; Algis Budrys' A Scraping at the Bones; Lisa Tuttle's Changelings; Thomas M. Disch's The Santa Claus Compromise; Barry N. Malzberg's A Galaxy Called Rome; Peter Redgrove's A Twelvemonth; Richard Cowper's The Custodians; with Stephen Robinett, M. John Harrison, John Updike, Joe Haldeman, Louis Phillips & Michael Moorcock
Anonymous A Feast of Fantasy DAW 2012 First Combined Edition First Printing (Paper) Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book 4.00 Excerpts from Michelle Sagara's Silence, Mercedes Lackey's Home From the Sea, Jim C. Hines' Libriomancer, Kari Sperring's The Grass King's Concubine, Tad Williams' The Dirty Streets of Heaven and John Marco's The Forever Knight
Anonymous The Write Fantastic Self-published 2007 First Edition First Printing Fine card-covered centre-stapled A5 booklet 3.00 Sampler booklet containing excerpts from Sarah Ash's Children of the Serpent Gate The Tears of Artamon Book 3; Chaz Brenchley's River of the World Volume Two of Water by the River; Mark Chadbourne's The Burning Man Volume Two of The Kingdom of the Serpent, with Juliet E. McKenna, Deborah J. Miller, Stan Nicholls and Jessica Rydill
Anonymous The Write Fantastic Self-published 2006 First Edition First Printing Fine card-covered centre-stapled A5 booklet 3.00 Sampler booklet containing excerpts from Sarah Ash's Lord of Snow and Shadows The Tears of Artamon Book I; Chaz Brenchley's Bridge of Dreams Volume One Water by the River; Mark Chadbourne's Jack of Ravens Volume One The Kingdom of the Serpent, with Juliet E. McKenna, Stan Nicholls and Jessica Rydill
Anonymous TOR For Reading That's Out Of This World Tor (UK) 2010 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Centre-stapled booklet, slightly torn at top and base of spine (as issued) 10.00 Peter F. Hamilton's The Evolutionary Void (Excerpt); R. J. Frith's The Nemesis List (Excerpt); Adrian Tchaikovsky's The Sea Watch (Signed); Mark Charan Newton's City of Ruin (Excerpt); Tony Ballantyne's Blood and Iron (Excerpt); China Mieville's Embassy Town (Original)
Mike Ashley The History Of The Science Fiction Magazine Part 2 1936-1945 New English Library 1975 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine, pages browned and a little marked - Very Good book in Fine, unpriced, Dust Jacket 4.00 ''...Included in this volume are extensive appendices covering the frequency of publication of various magazines, magazine editors, and cover artists. Also reprinted are ten stories most representative of the writing of the period... include an early Eric Frank Russell collaboration, Seeker of Tomorrow; a classic Stanley G. Weinbaum tale, The Circle of Zero; and a grim piece from Robert Bloch, Almost Human...''
Mary Danby 65 Great Tales of Horror Sundial 1982 Second Impression Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 With de L'Isle Adam, de Balzac, Benson, Birkin, Bloch, Bounds, Bradbury, Brennan, Burgess, Burke, Calisher, Capote, Chetwynd-Hayes, Christie, Collier, Collins, Cook, Dahl, Danby, Dickens, Doyle, Ellin, Ellis, Ewers, Fancett, Faulkner, Forester, Gaskell, Gisbourne, Goodwin, Highsmith, and more and more...
James Dickie The Undead Spearman 1971 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and worn Dust Jacket 7.50 ''An anthology of vampire stories arranged, selected and with a foreward by James Dickie...'' Stories by Bram Stoker; F. Marion Crawford; Clark Ashton Smith; Carl Jacobi; E. F. Benson; Ambrose Bierce; Eric, Count Stenbock; H. P. Lovecraft; Manley Wade Wellman and others.
Gardner Dozois The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 16th Annual Collection Robinson 2000 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Light crease to rear cover and page edges lightly browned else Fine book 10.00 Acknowledgements; Summation: 2002; Honourable Mentions: 2002 and 700 pages, 25 stories by Ian R. MacLeod; Nancy Kress; Paul J. MacAuley; Robert Reed; Charles Stross; Bruce Sterling; Ian McDonald; John Kessell; Gregory Benford; Geoff Ryman; Greg Egan; Michael Swanwick; John Meaney; Kage Baker; Walter John Williams; Alastair Reynolds and others
Neil Gaiman Stories All-New Tales Headline Review 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a faint sticker 'ghost' on the front panel 7.50 Introduction by the Editor; Roddy Doyle; Joyce Carol Oates; Joanne Harris; Neil Gaiman; Michael Marshall Smith; Joe R. Lansdale; Richard Adams; Michael Swanwick; Peter Straub; Lawrence Block; Diana Wynne Jones; Gene Wolfe; Jonathan Carroll; Tim Powers; Michael Moorcock; Elizabeth Hand; Joe Hill and others
Neil Gaiman The Museum of Unnatural History Presents Unnatural Creatures Bloomsbury 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrated by Briony Morrow-Cribbs 10.00 Includes stories by Peter S. Beagle; Anthony Boucher; Avram Davidson; Samuel R. Delany; Neil Gaiman; Maria Dahvana Headley; Nalo Hopkinson; Diana Wynne Jones; Megan Kurashige; E. Nesbit; Larry Niven; Nnedi Okorafor; Saki; Frank R. Stockton; Gahan Wilson; E. Lily Yu
Andrew M. Greeley Emerald Magic Great Tales of Irish Fantasy TOR 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 4.00 Introduction by the Editor. The Little People: stories by Diane Duane, Tanith Lee, Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple, Judith Tarr' Elizabeth Haydon, Charles de Lint, Ray Bradbury, Andrew M. Greeley. Literary Fantastics: stories by Jane Lindskold, Fred Saberhagen, Peter Tremayne, Celia Dart-Thornton, L. E. Modesitt Jr., Jacqueline Cary & Morgan Llywelyn
Nicola Griffith Bending the Landscape Fantasy White Wolf 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 7.50 Gay & Lesbian stories by Carolyn Ives Gilman; Mark Shepherd; Mark McLaughlin; Holly Wade Matter; Mark W. Tiedemann; Ellen Kushner & Delia Sherman; Charlee Jacob; K. L. Berac; Lisa L. Silverthorne; James A. Moore; Leslie What; B. J. Thrower; Dominick Cancilla; Simon Sheppard and many others - first of the series
James Hale The After Midnight Ghost Book Hutchinson 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners and page edges marked - near Very Good book in slightly browned, unpriced, Dust Jacket, a little eroded at the top of the rear fold 3.00 Robert Nye's Glendower; Fay Weldon - Spirit of the House; Peter Dickinson - Mink; Peter Tinniswood - Summer, New York, 1978 - That's All; Willis Hall - The Victorian Leather Hat-Box; Giles Gordon - Mask; Graham Lord - A Child is Born at the Inn; Esme Dodderidge - The Villa Inglese; Michael Gilbert - Camford Cottage; Steve Wilson - O Keep the Cat Far Hence and more
Harry Harrison Best SF: 75 The Ninth Annual Bobbs-Merrill 1976 First Edition First Printing Board edges slightly bumped and browned, top page edge stain a little faded and page edges a little marked - Very Good book in slightly worn Dust Jacket a little creased and frayed at top and base of the spine panel 4.00 Introduction by the Editor; Algis Budrys' A Scraping of the Bones; Lisa Tuttle's Changelings; Thomas Disch's The Santa Clause Compromise; Barry Malzberg's A Galaxy Called Rome; Peter Redgrove's A Twelvemonth; Richard Cowper's The Custodians; Stephen Robinett's The Linguist, M. John Harrison's Settling the World and four others
Anna Hepworth Twenty3 (a miscellany) Infinite Monkeys 1998 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers a little rubbed and creased - Very Good Book 5.00 Introduction by Danny Heap; stories by Bruce Sterling; Shane Dix and Sean Williams; Robin Pen; Kate Orman; Jack Dann; Lucy Sussex; Cathy Culpitt; Stephen Dedman; Craig Hilton; Jean-Marc Lofficier; Van Ikin; Jules Verne; Bruce Sterling; Charles de Lint and Afterword by the Editors. Produced to coincide with the 23rd Western Australian science fiction convention.
Douglas Hill The Devil His Due Hart-Davis 1967 First Edition First Printing Page edges slightly foxed and marked else Fine book in slightly marked and edge-worn Dust Jacket 5.00 Introduction by the Editor; John Wyndham's With a Long Spoon; Judith Merril's The Shrine of Temptation; Ramsay Wood's Samuel F. Maynard and Anthropologic Demonography; E. C. Tubb's Return Visit; Keith Roberts' The Eastern Window; Hilary Bailey's Devil of a Drummer; Thomas M. Disch & John T. Sladek's The Atheist's Bargain and Mike Moorcock's The Singing Citadel
Robert Jackson Frontier Crossings 45th World Science Fiction Programme Book Conspiracy 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 Guests: Doris Lessing; Alfred Bester; Arkady & Boris Strugatsky; Ray Harryhausen; Jim Burns; Joyce & Ken Slater and Dave Langford with Brian Aldiss as Toastmaster - articles, critiques, bibliographies, portfolios, Hugo listings, adverts and much, much more...
Stephen Jones The Anthology of Horror Stories Tiger 1994 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in laminated boards - as issued 5.00 Stories by Clive Barker; David S. Schow; Hugh B. Cave; Dennis Etchison; Lisa Tuttle; R. Chetwynd-Hayes; Ramsey Campbell; Karl Edward Wagner; Basil Copper; Brian Lumley; Robert Bloch; David Compton; Manly Wade Wellman; Charles L. Grant; F. Paul Wilson; David A. Riley; Stephen Laws and Graham Masterton
Damon Knight A Science Ffiction Argosy Gollancz 1973 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 15.00 Stories by John Collier, Isaac Asimov, Henry Kuttner & C. L. Moore, John Wyndham, Charles L. Harness, Jack Finney, Shirley Jackson, William Tenn, Bob Shaw, Cordwainer Smith, Larry Niven, Robert M. Green, Jr., Alfred Bester, Frederik Pohl, Peter Phillips, Robert Sheckley, Kate Wilhelm, H. Beam Piper, Fritz Leiber, Edward Jesby, Brian W. Aldiss and more
Duncan Lunan Starfield The Anthology of Science Fiction by Scottish Writers Orkney Press 1989 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... first-ever anthology of Scottish science fiction... wide range and rich variety... Edwin Morgan, Naomi Mitchison and Alisdair Gray... Chris Boyce, Donald Malcolm, Archie Roy, Angus McAllister - and winners and runners-up from the annual Glasgow Herald SF short story competition... '' Introduction by Angus MacVicar
Rob Meades Drabble II Double Century Beccon 1990 First Edition First Printing Limited State (No. 155/1000) Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket 15.00 100 stories of 100 words each by C. J. Cherryh, Bruce Sterling, Roger Zelazny, F. Paul Wilson, Joe Haldeman, Mary Gentle, Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Carroll, Joan Aiken, John Sladek, Christopher Fowler, Brian Stableford, Cherry Wilder, Barrington J. Bayley, Ian Watson, David Langford, Sydney J. Bounds, James White, Arthur C. Clarke, Charles de Lint, etc., etc.,
Sam Moskowitz The Man Who Called Himself Poe Gollancz 1970 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, previous owner's name on front free end paper and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket, with a couple of short tears 15.00 Introduction; a brief Biography; Fiction about Poe by Douglass Sherley, Julian Hawthorne, Vincent Starrett, Manly Wade Wellman, Robert Bloch, Michael Avallone, Charles Norman, H. P. Lovecraft & August Derleth and Edmond Hamilton, Fiction by Poe (?) and Poetry about Poe (some with/by H. P. Lovecraft).
Rose Secrest Geep! The Book of the National Fantasy Fan Federation N. F. F. F. 1987 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers and page edges a little marked else Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page with an additional inscription to the previous owner from ?Jane? 5.00 Introduction and 18 pieces from the National Fantasy Fan Federation: Fiction; Poetry: Criticism and Playlet
Kurt Singer They Are Possessed Masterpieces of Exorcism W. H. Allen 1970 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, boards slightly bowed, pages browned and slightly marked else Fine book in slightly worn and torn, dust-marked Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Possession by spirits... using both fictional and real-life accounts, the author investigates strange phenomena that have existed throughout the ages, but which are only now being revealed to those outside a sheltered circle... enter into the vividly demonic atmosphere of the other world.''
Stephen Thompson Glimpses An Anthology by Vision Writers (Queensland) VisionWriters 2003 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers slightly creased and rubbed - near Fine book 4.00 25 stories by Scott Robinson; Dirk Flinthart; Karin Hannigan; Shane Brown; Lee Battersby; Geoffrey Maloney; Cat Sparks; Cory Daniells; Tome Dullemond; Robert Hodge; Trent Jamieson; Jay D'Argo; Kate Eltham; Mike Morgan; Grace Dugan; Barry Rosenberg; Mark Curtis; Jaxx Kirby and others
Jean-Louis Trudel The Aurora Awards Thirty Years of Canadian Science Fiction Nanopress 2010 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in (synthetic?) leather 20.00 Different to the Edo van Belkom 1999 anthology with a similar title, but some overlap - stories by James Alan Garner; Isaac Szpindel; Edo van Belkom; Hayden Trenholm; Eileen Kernaghan; Daniel Sernine and Sheryl Curtis; David Nickle and Karl Schroeder; Yves Meynard; Candace Jane Dorsey; Robert J. Sawyer; Elizabeth Vonarburg and Howard Scott & 3 more
Martin Tudor Overload featuring the work of Brian W Aldiss, Iain Banks, Harry Harrison and Bob Shaw B. S. F. G. 1995 First Edition First Printing Limited State (Paper) (No. 15/500) Slightly rubbed at the top of the spine and top rear corner a little creased else Fine card-covered centre-stapled A5 booklet Cover by David A. Hardy. Interior illos by Dave Mooring 10.00 Short fiction pieces published by The Birmingham Science Fiction Group on the occasion of Novacon 25, to celebrate 25 years of Novacons, and their special author guests.
Ian Whates Burning Brightly: 50 Years of Novacon Newcon Press 2021 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book Cover Ilustration by David A. Hardy 7.50 Introduction by Roger Peyton. Stories (many from the annual Novacon booklets) by Ian M. Banks, Stephen Baxter, Eric Brown, Jaine Fenn, Peter F. Hamilton, Paul McAuley, Juliet E. McKenna, Ian R. Macleod, Anne Nicholls, Justina Robson, Geoff Ryman, Martin Sketchley, Kari Sperring and Adrian Tchaikovsky
Robert Charles Wilson Tesseracts #Ten A Celebration of New Canadian Speculative Fiction Edge 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed and lightly creased 4.00 Robert Charles Wilson; Scott Mackay; Sandra Kasturi; Stephanie Bedwell-Grime; Wendt Warring; Allen Moore; Sarah Totton; Greg Bechtel; Jason Christie; Michele Laframboise; Matthew Johnson; Matthew Hughes; Victoria Fisher; Nancy Bennett; Scott Mackay; Lisa Smedman; Susan Forest; Yvonne Pronovost; Rene Beaulieu; Mark Duchuk & Rhea Rose
Douglas E. Winter Prime Evil Bantam Press 1988 First UK Trade Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 Original stories by Stephen King, Clive Barker, Peter Straub, Whitley Streiber, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Cady, Dennis Etchison, Charles L. Grant, M. John Harrison, Paul Hazel, Thomas Ligotti, David Morel and Thomas Tessier

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