Books For Sale - November 2020
Ben Aaronovitch Lies Sleeping Gollancz 2018 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and some page edges no longer quite parallel else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''Martin Chorley, aka the Faceless Man, wanted for multiple counts of murder, fraud and crimes against humanity, has been unmasked and is on the run. Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard, now plays a key role in an unprecedented joint operation to bring Chorley to justice... ''
Joe Abercrombie Half A King HarperVoyager 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, and page edges lightly browned and with a small mark to the fore-edges - Very Good to Near Fine book in like, lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain his throne... and he must do it all with only one good hand. Born a weakling in the eyes of the world, Yarvi cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge... ''
Joe Abercrombie Half A King HarperVoyager 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, spine lightly creased and page edges lightly marked - Very Good to Near Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket with SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR sticker on the front panel. Signed by the Author on the Title Page 15.00 ''Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain his throne... and he must do it all with only one good hand. Born a weakling in the eyes of the world, Yarvi cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge... ''
Dan Abnett Doctor DW Who The Silent Stars Go By BBC Books 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine, one page fore-edge a little creased and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... For centuries the Morphans have worked... to maintain the machines that will one day make their world as habitable as old Earth... as their crops fail, livestock sickens, and the temperature drops... it's not the time to welcome unexpected guests... The Doctor, my and Rory find a society breaking apart under the strain... And then... the Ice Warriors make their move... ''
Daniel Abraham The Long Price Book One: Shadow and Betrayal Orbit 2007 First Combined Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) One light spine crease and cover edges slightly rubbed else Fine Book 2.00 ''In a remote mountain academy, the political expendable younger sons of the Great Houses study for an extraordinary task... mastery of the andat, and the rank of Poet... these men - part sorcerers, part scholars... holds the enemies of Khaiem in check... strategies are being set in place... that could lead to the fall of the Khaiem... ''
Douglas Adams Mostly Harmless Heinemann 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, top page edges no longer parallel and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a crease running the length of the front flap 5.00 ''It's very easy to get a little disheartened when your planet has been blown up, the woman you love has vanished in a misunderstanding about the nature of space/time, the spaceship you are on crashes in flames on a remote and Bob-fearing planet and all you have to fall back on are a few simple sandwich-making skills... ''
Douglas Adams So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish Pan 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the price removed. 5.00 ''...and then, one Thursday, nearly 2,000 years after one man had been nailed to a tree for saying how great it would be to be nice to people for a change, a girl sitting somewhere on her own somewhere in Rickmansworth suddenly realised what it was that had been going wrong all this time, and she finally knew how the world could be made a good and happy place. This time it was right, it would work, and no one would have to get nailed to anything.''
Douglas Adams The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul Simon & Schuster 1989 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly browned Dust Jacket 4.00 ''When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow... shoots up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame the usual people tried to claim responsibility... the IRA... the PLO and the Gas Board. Even British Nuclear Fuels rushes out a statement... it is simply designated an act of God. But, thinks Dirk Gently, which God?... ''
Douglas Adams The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide Complete & Unabridged Wings Books 1996 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a few small bumps in the rear panel 10.00 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and everything; So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish and Mostly Harmless - together with A Guide to the Guide Some unhelpful remarks from the author, and How To Leave the Planet
Richard Adams The Girl In A Swing Allen Lane 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine & top page edges a little dusty else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket 5.00 Not the ''Suppressed'' First State with the lead female called Kathe Gutner, (which seems to have been sent to Australia/Canada) this state has the name changed to ''Karin Forster'' as being 'easier' for an English-speaking audience (and perhaps avoiding a lawsuit?). A haunting love-story...
Robert Adams The Witch Goddess A Horseclans Novel Macdonald 1985 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Stranded in a land peopled by wild cannibal tribes and monstrous half-humans, Bili of Morguhn and his small band of warriors have sworn to aid Prince Byruhn... But... a new force is on the move - the Witchmen. Armed with weapons infinitely more lethal than any known to the Horseclans... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss Bodily Functions Stories, Poems, and a letter on the Subject of Bowel Movement addressed to Sam J. Lundwall on the Occasion of His Birthday February 24th, A. D. 1991 Avernus 1991 First Edition First Printing Fine copy in lightly creased Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the corners. Signed by the Author on the Title Page 20.00 Limited to 100 copies. Collects four stories, two poems and a letter to Sam ''This book is printed for a private celebration, the birthday of a friend. It is limited to 100 copies''. With an illustration by the Author on Contents' facing page
Brian Wilson Aldiss Cracken At Critical Kerosina 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing Limited State & Thus Signed by the Author (No 14/300) Fine book in like Dust Jacket and box, together with The Magic of the Past (unsigned) 25.00 ''... It is 30 years since Brian Aldiss' first science fiction book was published, and Cracken at Critical is the author's own sardonic glance at the formative years of his career as a writer. For those who appreciate serious SF, this book will come as a welcome dose of light relief... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss Finches of Mars The Friday Project 2013 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Mars is in crisis. Ten years have passed since the formation of the Earth colony... but it has yet to produce a healthy child... Something must be done... his final science fiction work... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss Helliconia Spring Cape 1982 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at base of spine, front and rear boards cracked, first few pages lightly creased and page edges browned - Good book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket with the price removed, but with Publisher's price sticker 5.00 ''... An entire solar system is revealed, and with it a world disturbingly reflecting our own, Helliconia: an Earth-like planet where dynasties change with the seasons... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss That Improbable Equator Kerosina 1987 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned and marked else Fine Photocopy A4 Spiral-Bound Uncorrected Proof. With a few notes from the proof-reader 20.00 Probably an Uncorrected Proof for the US 'The Year Before Yesterday' as the Kerosina Cracken At Critical is significantly different...
Ted Allbeury (Theodore Edward le Bouthillier Allbeury) All Our Tomorrows Granada 1982 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, one page corner tip creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with the red spine lettering faded to orange/yellow. 10.00 ''Britain in the near future: a nation adrift, without friends or allies, withdrawn from the EEC, from NATO, from the Trident programme. A nation that despises its bickering, self-serving politicians, where violence erupts constantly on the streets,,, that dramatically agrees to its own 'neutralisation' by the Soviet Union... ''
Osric Allen (P. J. Allen a.k.a. Rodney Scruggs, Charlie Chimp or Hyperbole G. Malestrom) The Dark Tunnel A Comedy Robert Temple 1994 First Edition First Printing Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket With Publisher/Author's Promotion Sheet, and Two Signed Letters addressed to Peter Haining with attached review 10.00 ''... Set in a world that has never been, but is a distillation of our world... a single family: three brothers, their sister and their father - who is perhaps a King... Freed from circumstances by their royal birth, they are able to pursue untrammelled the paths that are suggested by their natures... mysterious, darkly comic, thoughtful, lyrical and terrifying... ''
Roger MacBride Allen Isaac Asimov's Inferno Millennium 1994 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little bruised and marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a tear at the base of the spine and a long crease extending along the lower edge of the rear panel 7.50 ''... On the decaying Spacer world of Inferno, amidst the technological sophistication of the Limbo terraforming station, the no-law robot Caliban finds himself intermediary in the complex relations between robots and humans. But when a key politician is murdered, fear of Caliban as the robot without guilt or conscience... escalates - and crisis begins... ''
Marilyn L. ? Alm London Lady Self-Published ???? Fine spiral-bound laminated card covered booklet 5.00 An historical fantasy with magick dedicated to Anne McCaffrey and Mercedes Lackey. Possibly produced in this format for distribution to prospective publishers.
David Ambrose The Discrete Charm Of Charlie Monk Macmillan 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket 4.00 '' 'You're custom-built, Charlie, a hero for our time... We want you thinking, but only up to a point... ' Charlie... is the ultimate superhero... no conscience... no memory. Dr Susan Flemyng has found a way to give memory back... should she take the greatest risk of all, and trust Charlie?... ''
Martin Amis Time's Arrow or The Nature of the Offence Cape 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''How many times have I asked myself: when is the world going to start making sense? Yet the answer is out there. It is rushing towards me over the uneven ground. Nobody knows I'm here: I'm stuck with this man, brutally yoked to Tod and his nightmare visions - the white coat, the black boots, the bloodstained rubber bib. My future, his past... ''
Jay Amory (James Lovegrove) The Fledging of AZ Gabrielson The Clouded World Book I Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. 4.00 ''Az is one of the Airborn. With a stretch and a beat of their eight foot wings his people travel effortlessly around and between their cities, perched high among the clouds. It's a life of ease and beauty. Only Az has no wings, so in his glorious world of freedom and flight, he is a painful - and isolated - oddity... ''
Jay Amory (James Lovegrove) The Fledging of AZ Gabrielson The Clouded World Book I Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With the Publisher's promotion sheet 7.50 ''Az is one of the Airborn. With a stretch and a beat of their eight foot wings his people travel effortlessly around and between their cities, perched high among the clouds. It's a life of ease and beauty. Only Az has no wings, so in his glorious world of freedom and flight, he is a painful - and isolated - oddity... ''
Jay Amory (James Lovegrove) The Wingless Boy Gollancz 2006 First Combined Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book. With Publisher's Press Release 5.00 ''Az is one of the Airborn. With a stretch and a beat of their eight foot wings his people travel effortlessly around and between their cities, perched high among the clouds. It's a life of ease and beauty. Only Az has no wings, so in his glorious world of freedom and flight, he is a painful - and isolated - oddity... '' The first two books in the series.
Kevin J. Anderson Ignition Tor 1997 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner and one page corner tip creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a short staple scratch on the front panel 4.00 ''The launching of the shuttle Atlantis will make history. Another triumph for the space programme, and a political coup: a Russian cosmonaut is scheduled to perform the first spacewalk from an American unit... The mission is proceeding like clockwork.. No one knows the real danger... ''
Kevin J. Anderson Ill Wind Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and faint mark on lower page edges else Fine book in slightly edge-rubbed Dust Jacket, with a 15mm tear at the base of the rear panel 4.00 ''A supertanker has crashed off the shores of San Francisco... to avert an ecological... disaster, a multinational oil company releases an untested virus designed to break up the spill. A virus that spreads like wildfire on the wind, destroying anything made of petroleum... As America descends into savagery... a daring plan to restore order. But... ''
Kevin J. Anderson The Edge Of The World & The Map of All Things Terra Incognita Books One & Two Orbit 2009-10 All Are First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) (Two Volumes) Page corners of book two slightly bumped else Fine copies 6.00 ''Two nations, traditional enemies, have finally forged an uneasy peace. But all it takes is a single tragic accident... and the world is once more cast into the fires of war. But while war rages... a great quest will defy the storms and sea-serpents to venture beyond the horizon... 'here be monsters'... ''
Poul Anderson Brainwave Heinemann 1955 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower corners, a little damp-marking to top page edges and pages quite badly foxed - ?Good? Book 10.00 ''The neuronic response of all earthly animal life is suddenly speeded up: I.Q.s soar to a norm of around 500... and the brighter animals begin to attain the lower levels of former humanity... Could society stand the strain? And could the individual?... every phase of the equation is beautifully worked out... '' Scarce
Piers Anthony Chaos Mode HarperCollins 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Unbeaten - indeed, undaunted - by the bizarre obstacles placed in their way in Fractal Mode, Colene and Darius escape to another reality... ''
Piers Anthony Demons Don't Dream New English Library 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... Dug is cynical about computers, computer games, girls - almost anything. until he meets his game Companion in Xanth, the seductive snake woman Nada Naga... Kim is thrilled to be playing a Xanth game... much more exciting than the boring real world. But when the ogre she longs to see nearly eats Jenny Elf, she has to revise her definitions... '' No. 16
Piers Anthony Dragon's Gold Severn House 1992 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bumped at top and lightly bumped at base of spine, slightly spine crease and top page edges a little foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... The Kingdom of Rud languishes under the heel of a usurper; an evil sorcerer has taken the throne in the name of his wicked daughter... the people tremble... But Kelvin and Jon... have found a dragon's territory, where scales of purest gold... lie free on the ground... ''
Piers Anthony Earth Severn House 1996 Page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 Clute - ''... a complexly structured adventure of self-discovery partially set in a vast underground prison, and making ambitious though sometimes over-baroque use of pastoral, and other parallels'' Scarce.
Piers Anthony Fractal Mode HarperCollins 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in lightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... Saved from death at the hands of the Emperor Ddwng, would-be lovers Colene and Darius and their companions - Provos, a woman who remembers only the future, and Sequiro, a telepathic horse - stumble into yet another dangerous reality... ''
Piers Anthony Harpy Thyme Tor 1994 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Gloha was the only creature of her kind in all the wide, wonderful world of Xanth, the beautiful young offspring of a chance mating between a harpy and a goblin... she wondered where she would find the one true love with whom she would share her life... a perilous quest in search of truth, friendship, and, just possibly, happiness as well... ''
Piers Anthony Harpy Thyme New English Library 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, slight spine lean and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... the prettiest - and only harpy-goblin sets off to see the good magician Humfry in order to obtain... the perfect husband... He sends her to meet some very old people, all of whom... have been Kings of Xanth... '' No. 17
Piers Anthony If I Pay Thee Not In Gold Baen 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in Dust Jacket, a little marked on the inside and with a short ripple/crease in the back panel 3.00 ''In the age of the Mazonians women rule through magic - and men suffer what they must. Magical creations only last for a single day... great for dieting... but that is quite long enough for casting a giant wet blanket... over a would-be rampaging male... No uppity males in Mazonia!... ''
Piers Anthony Race Against Time Sidgwick & Jackson 1977 First Edition in the UK First Printing Faint damp-discoloration to rear board and page edges a little browned and marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a shallow chip at top edge of rear flap and damp-marking to rear panel. 5.00 ''Life moved at an uneventful, predictable pace in Newton, the quiet rural community in which John Smith lived... the sudden appearance of a beautiful and bewildered African girl... from a far distant time... they are racially pure specimens... being bred in artificial environments... '' Scarce
Piers Anthony Rings Of Ice Millington 1975 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and marked Dust Jacket with a 20mm tear on lower edge of back panel 7.50 ''The wide white rainbow meant one thing: Noah's flood, only worse. Three men and three women trapped in a motor-home, battle a global flood that spells the end of civilisation... ''
Piers Anthony The Gutbucket Quest Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Slim's a Texas bluesman of a certain age, down on his luck and just about broke... He loves his music... Then one day the music loves him back. In a single hot burst of lightning that comes straight up out of the ground, Slim finds himself in Tejas. It's a little bit magic and a whole lot different, but the blues are the same... ''
Piers Anthony The Ring Macdonald 1969 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with old biro price on front flap 20.00 ''After a distinguished space service career, Jeff had come back to the planet of his birth bent on vengeance - against the powerful man who had framed Jeff's father and caused the whole of his family to be sent into space exile.''
Piers Anthony Total Recall Legend 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Spine ends bruised and top corners and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Douglas Quaid is haunted by nightmares of what seems someone else's life. Though he has never been to Mars, he dreams of the planet, of covert missions, unfriendly agents, a beautiful woman, and a life much more glamorous than his earthbound AD 2089 reality... inspired by a classic Phillip K. Dick short story... ''
Piers Anthony Vicinity Cluster Millington 1979 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with the spine panel slightly faded. 5.00 ''...the first volume in the sexy, savage, brilliantly conceived CLUSTER trilogy of interplanetary adventure...''
Tom Arden Sultan of the Moon and Stars Third Book of THE OROKON Gollancz 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower edge of front board and page edges lightly browned and marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... Rich in horror and high adventure, outrageous comedy and aching romance... a lush and startling tapestry of dreams and dangers... ''
Tom Arden The Harlequin's Dance First Book of THE OROKON Gollancz 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges faintly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 3.00 ''The god Orok gave to his five children crystals of surpassing beauty, to be embedded in a circle on the Rock of Being And Unbeing, whence had sprung the gods, the earth and all its peoples... until the dark god Koros plucked his crystal from the rock and plunged the world into chaos and despair... the first book in a sweeping fantasy epic...''
Tom Arden (David Rain) The King and Queen of Swords Second Book of THE OROKON Gollancz 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked and slightly stained else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... Rich in magic, mystery, horror and humour... vividly depicts and eighteenth-century world of armies and assassins, brothels and bandits, love and longing, ransom and rape - and looming over it all, the ancient riddle of the King and Queen of Swords.''
Campbell Armstrong Agents of Darkness Hodder & Stoughton 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Charlie Galloway was a good cop... a close friend calls for help... A brutal murder has taken place... Charlie's investigation becomes, ultimately, a journey of painful self-discovery... on a trail of intrigue and rapid-fire action that reaches from Manila to the White House... ''
Edwin Lester Arnold Phra The Phoenician Chatto & Windus 1891 First 1 Volume Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket? (With Publisher's April, 1891 catalogue at rear) Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine and corners, front free end paper and first few pages foxed and loose, a couple of ?hotel? stamps and page edges age-darkened Good? book Black and white Illustrations by H. M. Padget 20.00 Historical adventure novel of a Phoenician who is killed, remains in a cavern surrounded by air of a preservative quality, and re-awakens in Roman Britain and similarly on several subsequent occasions...
Catherine Asaro The Moon's Shadow Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... a thrilling new chapter in this galaxy-spanning epic, as the titanic conflicts which have raged across the cosmos at last come to a climax... '' Eighth in the series
Sarah Ash Flight Into Darkness Book Two of the Alchemyst's Legacy Bantam 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, 3mm band at base of spine light-faded and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... a clash of kingdoms and rebels, of magicians and inquisitors... two young mages must find the resolution and courage they need to save the world... and themselves... '' Conclusion of the Alchemyst's Legacy
Sarah Ash Lord Of Snow And Shadows Book One of The Tears of Artamon Bantam 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly rubbed at the base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''... Gavril... an impoverished young painter... unbeknownst... does have royal blood in his veins... of a father he never knew... the Drakhon, ruler of... Azhkendir... brutally murdered, an unwilling Gavril is forced to take up the mantle of both his father's rule - and his power. For... the Drakhon's blood carries... access to awesome, unimagined magics... ''
Sarah Ash Tracing The Shadow Book One of the Alchemyst's Legacy Bantam 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly faded at top of spine with a few short tears and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''The kingdom of Francia has purged its magi... a young Guerrierrescies an orphaned street waif... the daughter of a magus who met his end on their pyres... guarded by an aetheric spirit... With the gift of song... she will craft herself into a weapon... aimed at the heart of the man she despises... ''
Neal Asher Cowl Tor (UK) 2004 First Edition First Printing One spine crease & page edges a little marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 4.00 ''Tthe Heliothane Dominion now rules... the solar system. But its worst enemy, Cowl, an artificially forced advance in human evolution has escaped into the past... The torbeast, Cowl's pet, is growing vast and dangerous, shedding its scales wherever its master orders. These 'tors' are designed for bringing human samples back to Cowl... then the beast feeds... ''
Neal Asher Orbus Tor (UK) 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 12.50 ''In charge of an old cargo spaceship, the Old Captain Orbus flees a violent and sadistic past, but he doesn't know that the lethal war drone, Sniper, is a stowaway, and that the past, is rapidly catching up with him. His old enemy Prador Vrell... is now seeking to exact vengeance... ''
Neal Asher The Departure An Owner Novel Tor (UK) 2011 First Edition First Printing Lght bump at the top of the spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 ''Beginning the origin story of Alan Saul, the Owner of the Worlds - this is the start of a long-running series... ''
Isaac Asimov (Also as Paul French) Child Of Time Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, signature of Clute & details on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Timmy is a little boy. He's four years old. And he was born forty thousand years ago... the story of a Neanderthal child snatched from his own time... in a daring and controversial scientific experiment... '' Based on the short story The Ugly Little Boy.
Isaac Asimov Forward The Foundation Doubleday 1993 First Trade Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine, lower front corner lightly creased, small light bump to lower page edges and page edges lightly age-darkened/browned else Fine Uncorrected Proof in slightly creased Proof Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet (for t 50.00 ''... Asimov fills in the remaining gaps in this epic story... the danger, intrigue and sacrifice that brought about the fall of the Galactic Empire and the birth of the new order... ''
Isaac Asimov Magic The Final Fantasy Collection Voyager 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and lower front corner and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly worn, Dust Jacket 5.00 Publishers' Introduction; To Your Health; The Critic on the Hearth; It's a Job; Baby, It's Cold Outside; The Time Traveler; Wine is a Mocker; The Mad Scientist; The Fable of the Three Princes; March Against the Foe; Northwestward; Princess Delightful and the Flameless Dragon and Twenty pieces On Fantasy and Beyond...
Isaac Asimov Nemesis Doubleday 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Corners slightly rubbed, lower rear corner creased and some page edges browned/marked - very good Uncorrected Proof in like, creased, Proof Dust Jacket with a tiny chip missing at the base of the spine. 30.00 ''... a dwarf star, pinkish-red, the colour of blood and destruction. Circling nemesis is a planet. Circling the planet is a satellite. and circling the satellite, Rotor... one of Earth's hundred space colonies... the fate of Earth, and maybe even Rotor itself, rests with a fifteen-year-old girl... who possesses unique and uncanny mental gifts... ''
Isaac Asimov (Also as Paul French) Nightfall Gollancz 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Covers and page edges slightly marked - Very good Uncorrected Proof, in creased Proof Dust Jacket With Publisher's review request slip and reviewer's notes 25.00 ''...in collaboration with Robert Silverberg, Asimov has expanded his story into a novel... exploring what happens after the cataclysmic events of the original story... ''
Isaac Asimov The Positronic Man Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 6.00 ''... When NDR 113 came off the assembly line... it was no more than a Positronic brain encased in more-or-less humanoid-looking housing... But NDR 113 - or Andrew Martin... was no ordinary robot... His difference aroused passion in human beings - admiration, fascination - and fear. For Andrew Martin was an artist, a creator... ''
Peter Atkins Morningstar Or The Vampires Of Summer HarperCollins 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... in each case, the cause of death was a massive rupture to the heart, caused by the insertion of a sharpened wooden stake... in each case the victim's mouth was stuffed with garlic... It falls to Donovan Moon, reporter, to meet the man behind the murders, and who claims to be eliminating a community of vampires... ''
A. A. Attanasio (Also as Adam Lee) Arthor Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... The adolescent Arthor is a brutal warrior, a Dark Age killing machine... Sent... on a mission... Arthor becomes entangled with some dangerous magic too potent for even his lethal combat skills... Against such powerful odds, Arthor's reaching... Camelot... begins to look alarmingly uncertain... ''
A. A. Attanasio (Also as Adam Lee) Beastmarks Zeising 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, rubbed at the top of the front fold 7.50 ''... a world where the distinction between dreams and reality blurs, and where fantastic transmogrifications are no more startling than the horrifying mushroom cloud of Hiroshima.''
A. A. Attanasio Centuries Hodder & Stoughton 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket a little rubbed and creased at the ends of the spine panel. 15.00 ''... In this future our home planet is changed in wondrous ways, the Solar System colonised... genetic engineering and the melding of artificial and organic intelligence create strange new forms of consciousness, hugely extended lifespans and frighteningly alien priorities for a transformed humanity... and the threat of apocalyptic extinction not just for Earth but for the entire universe... ''
A. A. Attanasio Solis Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''A thousand years in the future, Charles Outis (who has had his head cryonically frozen... ) wakes to find himself enslaved by brutal technocracy. His brain is imprisoned in an automated mining factory in the asteroid belt... his only hope of bodily reincarnation (through cloning) and sanctuary lies in Solis, an elite community on Mars... ''
A. A. Attanasio The Dark Shore Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners slightly bumped, small spot offset on front end papers and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Irth is a world where magic rules... The nobility... dwell in floating cities that drift above their realms, plotting against each other for domination. Those who fail in their attempts to hold or usurp power are cast off the Edge into the abyss... they fall into the cold world of the Dark Shore from whence no one has ever returned. Until now... ''
A. A. Attanasio The Dragon And The Unicorn Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, and page edges browned and lightly foxed else Fine book in slightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... the first in a brilliant new series of Arthurian fantasies that will set this most enduring of primal legends in a fascinating new light... '' Followed by Arthor (The Eagle and the Sword), The Wolf and the Crown (The Perilous Order) and The Serpent and the Grail.
A. A. Attanasio The Dragon And The Unicorn Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket, slightly creased at top of spine panel. 4.00 ''... the first in a brilliant new series of Arthurian fantasies that will set this most enduring of primal legends in a fascinating new light... '' Followed by Arthor and The Perilous Order.
A. A. Attanasio Wyvern Grafton 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip 5.00 ''... a spellbinding tale of pirates and soul-catchers, sorcery and battles, love and revenge.''
A. A. Attanasio Wyvern Ticknor & Fields 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 7.50 Clute - ''... follows the rite of passage into adulthood of a blond Tarzan-like enfant sauvage whom the ''natives'' of Borneo think is a demon and who is raised by a soul-catcher sorcerer to fulfil prophecies; in the event he becomes a pirate, shifting en passant from the realm of fantasy to the realm of historical romance... ''
Jean M. Auel The Plains Of Passage Crown 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Near Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Ayla and Jondalar set out on horseback across the windswept grasslands of Ice Age Europe... the woman... talks to animals with their own sounds... The tall, yellow-haired man... is... held in awe... for the new weapon he devises, the spear-thrower... Together they... must reach that place on earth they can call home... ''
Fiona Avery The Crown Rose Pyr 2005 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the story of Isabelle of France, born heir to the throne... the year is 1240... a time of intense chivalry and faith... one man enters Isabelle's life...becoming her icon, her soul's other half, and her destiny - a man who may... be much more than an ordinary man.. he is far, far older than he appears... ''
Steve Aylett The Inflatable Volunteer Phoenix House 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With promotional Steve Aylett postcard 5.00 ''... Welcome to Eddie's world... where grave fillers throng the pavements, where ants are plotting to slash and burn us before we do it to them, where it doesn't pay to have too many dealings with John Satan. Anything can happen, and does. All the time... ''
Natalie Babbitt Tuck Everlasting Bloomsbury 2002 Page edges lightly browned else Fine Book in laminated boards and Fine Dust Jacket (As Issued) 5.00 ''When Winnie stumbles across a spring which can bestow the gift of everlasting life, she also stumbles across the unforgettable Tuck family. The Tucks, having drunk from this spring, will never age, and will never die... '' Published to promote the memorable film.
Dennis R. Bailey Tin Woodman Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing (Code J08 on P. 181) Bruised at top & base of spine, page edges slightly browned else Fine book in slightly worn & rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Talents. In a far, yet disquietingly near future, this is what the 'Normals' called children born with psionic abilities. They were hated and feared... An alien artifact is discovered - showing signs of life... There is only one hope to break through to the seemingly dormant creature- a brilliant, unstable teen-ager with unprecedented mental energy... ''
Dennis R. Bailey Tin Woodman Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Talents. This is what 'Normals' call children born with psionic abilities. Talents are hated and feared for their powers, and they feel the hostile emotional stream that emanates from Normals... When the star-cruiser Pegasus detects an alien... there is only one Talent thought capable of establishing contact... ''
Hilary Bailey Polly Put The Kettle On Constable 1975 First Edition First Printing Lower front corner bruised and page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a tiny 'nick' at the base of the spine panel 15.00 ''Polly Kops is redheaded, clever, turbulent and, above all, illegitimate. She lives in stylish squalor in a broken-down Gothic house near Portobello Road. There, too, her heavy-rock songwriter/writer husband, Alexander, their twin daughters, Polly's pregnant cousin, a malevolent old abortionist, a drug addict.. rock musicians, groupies and hangers-on...'' Apparently based on her life with Mike Moorcock. Her first book - scarce.
Kage Baker Black Project, White Knights Golden Gryphon 2002 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the top of the spine panel. 10.00 Part of the Company Dossiers series: Introduction: The Hounds of Zeus; Noble Mold; Smart Alec; Facts Relating to the Arrest of Dr. Kalugin; Old Flat Top; The Dust Enclosed Here; The Literary Agent; Lemuria Will Rise!; The Wreck of the Gladstone; Monster Story; Hanuman; Studio Dick Drowns Near Malibu; The Likely Lad; The Queen in Yellow; The Hotel at Harlan's Landing
Kage Baker In The Garden Of Iden Hodder & Stoughton 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, a few page top corners lightly creased and a few page fore-edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 100.00 ''Mendoza... Rescued as a child from the Spanish Inquisition's dungeons... adopted by a twenty-fourth century corporation which has unlocked the secrets of time travel... using them to plunder the past... Mendoza's body has endured genetic manipulation and continual surgery to create a woman with staggering intelligence and a virtually indestructible body... ''
Kage Baker Mendoza in Hollywood Harcourt Brace 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a small wear spot at the top of the spine. 10.00 ''At a stagecoach inn on the road to Los Angeles (Cahuenga Pass, 1862), botanist Mendoza meets her fellow cyborgs. Porfirio, the security tech, has broken the rules by maintaining contact with his mortal family... we learn that Mendoza is being haunted in her dreams by the man she loved and lost three centuries ago. Then his ghost is unexpectedly reincarnated... ''
Kage Baker Sky Coyote Harcourt Brace 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 20.00 ''The year is 1699, the place the Lost City in the heart of the Mayan jungle - but in fact it's New World One, a rest-and-rec centre for Dr. Zeus's hard-working immortal operatives... Enter Facilitator Joseph. He's been given a new assignment, and it's a tough one... ''
Kage Baker The Anvil Of The World Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny wear spot at the top of the rear fold. 10.00 ''... a journey across a landscape filled with bizarre creatures, human and otherwise... the tale of Smith... of the Children of the Sun... a race given to blood feuds... he agrees to be the master of a caravan ... to the seaside town of Saleh. The caravan is dogged by murder, magic and the brooding image of the Master of the Mountain, a powerful demon... ''
Kage Baker The Graveyard Game Harcourt Brace 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and bruised and lightly rubbed at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny 'nick' near the top of the rear fold. 7.50 ''You wouldn't take Lewis for a an immortal cyborg... And Joseph... his parents drew the Neolithic cave paintings in the Cevennes... They're looking for Mendoza, our heroine, who was banished Back Way Back... Soon they will begin uncovering some extremely hush-hush stuff about what the Company has been doing... ''
Kage Baker The House Of The Stag Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... Before the Riders came to their remote valley, the Yendri led a tranquil pastoral life. When the Riders conquered and enslaved them, just a few escaped to the forests. Only one of them possessed the necessary rage to fight back: Gard the foundling, half-demon, who began a one-man guerrilla war against the Riders... ''
Nicholson Baker The Fermata Chatto & Windus 1984 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards - as issued 5.00 ''... the story of Arno Strine, a temporary typist, who has perfected the knack of stopping time in its tracks and taking women's clothes off... An hilarious comedy about sexual fantasy and fantastic sexuality''
Nicholson Baker The Fermata Random House 1994 First Edition in the US First Printing Corners bruised and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Arno Strine likes to stop time and take women's clothes off. He is hard at work on his autobiography, The Fermata. It proves in the telling to be a very provocative, funny, and altogether morally confused piece of work.''
Scott Baker Ancestral Hungers Tor 1995 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Somewhere in contemporary Illinois, young David Bathory returns to his ancestral estate after the death of his father... the direct male heir to a birthright he has tried to deny... control over the entire extended family of vampires... ''
Will Baker The Raven Bride Hodder & Stoughton 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''The time: an uncomfortably close tomorrow. The place: one of the wildest and remotest on the planet Earth... Here a beautiful young woman, Satchi, half Russian and half Koryak, is drawn reluctantly into the primal, sometimes horrific way of life of the native reindeer herdsmen when they take her from a wrecked research outpost... ''
J. G. Ballard News From The Sun Interzone 1982 First Edition First Printing Limited State (Paper) (No 682/750) Possible slight fading to spine else Fine A5 centre-stapled booklet 25.00 Short story given free to all charter subscribers of the SF magazine Interzone.
J. G. Ballard The Day Of Creation Lester & Orpen Denys 1987 First Canadian Edition First Printing Top board edges slightly rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''...The parched, diseased, impoverished terrain of central Africa... Then an apparent miracle occurs. In front of Mallory's eyes... water bubbles to the surface: first a trickle, but soon a powerful flood... and a sizeable river seems to be forming... to the obsessed Mallory the river is in some way his creation... to be explored... ''
J. G. Ballard The Drowned World Gollancz 1962 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Ex Lib. - Slightly bumped at top and base of spine - Dust Jacket has been taped to book with heavy tape glue stains to end papers, pre and post-lims, plate remains on front free end paper with a little surface tearing, and ink date stamps offset onto fixe 50.00 ''... an extraordinary of the earth as it is some time in the future, after a great increase in the sun's heat. The seas have risen, through the melting of the ice caps, and the temperature has driven the remnant of humanity to areas like northern Greenland. The action, however all takes place... around London - where silting, sea and jungle have returned... ''
J. G. Ballard The Terminal Beach Gollancz 1964 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped brown boards with trace of label removal from front board - probable Boots library rebind with marked pages/edges and one signature slightly offset - Poor Book 40.00 A Question of Re-Entry; The Drowned Giant; End-Game; The Illuminated Man; The Reptile Enclosure; The Delta at Sunset; The Terminal Beach; Deep End; The Volcano Dances; Billennium; The Gioconda of the Twilight Noon; The Lost Leonardo
Iain Banks (Also as Iain M. Banks) A Song of Stone Abacus 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and top front corner creased and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 3.00 ''The war is ending... For the castle and its occupants the troubles are just beginning. Armed gangs roam its lawless land...Taking to the road with the other refugees... seems safer than remaining in the ancient keep. However, the lieutenant of an outlaw band has other ideas, and the castle becomes the focus for a dangerous game of desire, deceit and death.''
Iain Banks (Also as Iain M. Banks) Dead Air Little, Brown 2002 First Edition First Printing Edges lightly rubbed/bruised and covers lightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''A couple of ice cubes, first, then the apple that really started it all. A loft apartment in London's East end; cool but doomed, demolition and redevelopment slated for the following week. Ken Nott, devoutly contrarian leftish shock-jock... starts dropping stuff off the roof towards the deserted car park a hundred feet below... ''
Iain Banks (Also as Iain M. Banks) The Business Little, Brown 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with the front corners a litle rubbed 5.00 ''Kate Telman is a senior executive officer in The Business, a powerful and massively discreet transglobal organisation whose origins predate the Christian Church... Kate's job is to keep abreast of current technological developments... Kate must peel away layers of emotional insulation and the assumptions of a lifetime... ''
Iain Banks The Quarry Little Brown 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''Eighteen-year-old Kit is weird: big, strange, odd, socially disabled, on a spectrum that stretches from 'highly gifted'... to 'nutter'... his father is dying, and old friends are gathering... because they want something. Kit, too... Before his father dies he wants to know who his mother is, and what's on the mysterious tape they're all looking for... ''
Iain Banks The Steep Approach To Garbadale Little, Brown 2007 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 12.50 ''The Wopuld family built its fortune on a board game called Empire! - now a hugely successful computer game. So successful that the American Spraint Corp wants to buy the firm out. Young renegade Alban, who has been living wild and evading the family tentacles for years, is... persuaded to attend the... Extraordinary General Meeting... ''
Iain Banks Transition Little, Brown 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, faint scrape (?) to rear panel and ''pn prog'' written in pen on Title Page (? Promotion Programme?) - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. 15.00 ''It begins on a train, the highest train in the world... with a man in a cheap business suit walking from one swaying carriage to another, his gait a little unsteady as he holds a small oxygen cylinder with one hand and an automatic handgun in the other... ''
Iain Banks Transition Little, Brown 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''It begins on a train, the highest train in the world... with a man in a cheap business suit walking from one swaying carriage to another, his gait a little unsteady as he holds a small oxygen cylinder with one hand and an automatic handgun in the other... ''
Iain M. Banks (Also as Iain Banks) The Algebraist Orbit 2004 First Edition First Printing Lower front corner lightly rubbed - Fine Uncorrected Proof. 40.00 ''It is 4034 AD. Humanity has made it to the stars. Fassin Taak... is in search of a secret hidden for half a billion years... with each day that passes a war draws closer - a war that threatens to overwhelm everything and everyone he's ever known... ''
Andrew Bannister Creation Machine A Novel of the Spin Bantam 2016 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof printed specially for Mancunicon 2016 Eastercon Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''In the vast artificial galaxy called The Spin, a rebellion has been crushed. Viklun Haas, industrialist and leader of the victorious Hegemony, is eliminating all remnants of the opposition. Starting with his own daughter... Fleare Haas has had time to plan her next move... to the very frontiers of war... '' First in a trilogy of standalone novels.
Clive Barker Books of Blood Volumes I & II Sphere Books 1984 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 The first, and arguably the best short stories Clive Barker ever wrote, in the scarce Sphere Hardback edition.
Clive Barker Books Of Blood Volumes I-VI Sphere 1984-5 All Are First Edition First Printing (Paper) (Six Volumes) Vol. IV has pages browning and PUBLISHERS DAMAGED STOCK stamped on front free end paper else Near Fine Copies. 50.00 First Edition, First Issue paperbacks with the distorted mirror illustrations - not by the author. A labour of love - stories packed away into his bottom drawer over 10 or so years, and then offered to a publisher who said - 'Write another three books and we'll publish the lot!'
Clive Barker Everville The Second Book of the Art HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing Limited State (No 1898/2000) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine , pr4essure mark at the upper corner tip of the front board (with a small paper puncture) and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 15.00 ''On a mountain peak, high above the city of Everville, a door stands open: a door that opens onto the shores of the dream-sea Quiddity. And there's not a soul below who'll not be changed by that fact... ''
Clive Barker Galilee A Romance HarperCollins 1998 First Edition in Hardback in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browning else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Every family has its secrets. The Gearys are no exception... the Gearys are still at war. Their enemies are another dynasty... whose origins lie not in history but in myth, whose influence is felt... in the sensual exchanges of flesh and soul... ''
John Barnes A Million Open Doors Millennium 1993 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 4.00 Clute - ''... instantaneous matter transmission... each formerly isolated planet is going through intense culture shock. Giraut, who comes from a high-tech, pseudomedieval culture... finds himself employed on Caledony, a grim, no-frills world... The clash of cultures is fascinating... ''
John Barnes Earth Made Of Glass Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... twelve years after the events of A Million Open Doors... their task is to bring into the community of the Thousand Cultures the one human world that has yet to build a springer - the terrifyingly hostile world of Briand... ''
John Barnes Finity Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Lyle Pripart's world is coming apart...he was a settled Professor at the University of Auckland... descendant of American expatriates... doesn't care for the Reichs that have dominated the world since the Axis victory over a century ago... His fiancée turns out to be a gun-toting weapons expert... grew up in a world... in which America surrendered to the Soviet Union in the 1970's... ''
John Barnes Kaleidoscope Century Millennium 1995 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few page corner tips creased else Fine book in like, lightly creased, Dust Jacket. With Publisher's promotional sheet 5.00 ''... in the late 1980's Joshua... a 'non-critical' spy, was unknowingly subjected to scientific experimentation - injected with a virus tailored for bodily renewal. And every fifteen years, he regains ten... Every time... his virus makes him very sick; and when he emerges from his fever... most of his memories have disappeared... he keeps... a hypertext account of the lives he has lived... ''
John Barnes Mother Of Storms Millennium 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few page edges bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 Clute - ''his most impressive novel... a powerful and complex portrait of a near future world wracked by the eponymous self-fuelling storm, and on the verge of numerous cusps, ethical and practical. Through virtual reality, sex has become extraordinarily present in everyone's consciousness, and genetic engineering helps point the way to the stars. Meanwhile the storm continues... ''
John Barnes One For The Morning Glory Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and slight spine lean else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Young Prince Amatus... secretly sipped the forbidden elixir, leaving him literally half the lad he'd once been... his left side vanished without trace... But a year and a day later, four mysterious strangers appeared... As Amatus grew to manhood, the four Companions helped him cope with his curious curse and guided him on a perilous quest to discover his true destiny... ''
John Barnes The Merchants of Souls Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Girault Leones, special agent for the shadowy instrumentality in charge of reintegrating humanity's sundered fragments, had been betrayed by his closest friend and superior. The result was the destruction of the planet Briand and the end of Girault's marriage... ''
Steven Barnes Blood Brothers Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Austin Tucker was a Green Beret... Derek Waites was once an outlaw computer hacker... Two hundred years ago, an African sorcerer bought his freedom by teaching his white master the secret of immortality... the two men are brothers in blood... if tucker and Waites can resolve their differences long enough to work together, they can defeat this ancient evil... ''
Steven Barnes Zulu Heart Warner 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges browning else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Generations ago, ships from Egypt and Ethiopia sailed west to the New World, bearing African colonists and savage European slaves... The year is 1294 - or, to Christians, 1877. Egypt's Pharaoh threatens war against the Ethiopian Empress and plans to embroil the New World in his cause... '' Set in the Lion's Blood alternate universe.
Neal Barrett, Jr Prince Of Christler-Coke Golden Gryphon 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 15.00 ''It's a truly splendid day. With Asel's marriage to the lovely Loreli the two great Houses of Christler-Coke and Pepsicoma-Dodge will become as one - a union that will finally swallow all of America East... Ducky Du Pontiac Heinz has other ideas... black choppers descend... in a hostile takeover that brings both families to ruin... ''
Neal Barrett, Jr. Perpetuity Blues and other stories Golden Gryphon 2000 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly rubbed at the top of the spine panel. 7.50 Includes: Perpetuity Blues; Diner; ''A Day at the Fair''; Sallie C.; From the Novel: The Hereafter Gang 1. High Fashion; Cush; Class of '61; Trading Post; Winter on the Belle Fourche; Stairs; From the Novel: The Hereafter Gang 2. Mummies; Under Old New York; Highbrow; Ginny Sweethips Flying Circus and From the Novel: The Hereafter Gang 3. The Model Shop
John Calvin Batchelor The Birth Of The People's Republic Of Antarctica Granada 1984 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed and page edges a little browned - Very Good to Near Fine Book 5.00 ''... a vast, incredibly powerful novel of our imminent future... a quantum leap into an apocalyptic era, the Age of Exile... one of modern fiction's most memorable heroes leads a group of the world's dispossessed across the oceans to a devastating appointment with destiny on the ice and bedrock at the bottom of the world.'' Memorable.
Martin Bax The Hospital Ship Cape 1976 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price crossed through by marker pen. With Publisher's Review Slip 10.00 ''From harbour all round the world, the hospital ship picks up casualties... Emergency cases of men and women in states of severe psychic withdrawal and large groups of autistic children... victims of... a world-wide disaster... On land the holocaust spreads... the hospital ship sails on... struggling to save itself from its own lunacy.'' Recommended by J. G. Ballard!
Stephen Baxter Chiron B. S. F. G. 1993 First Edition First Printing Limited State (Paper) No 312/400 Fine A5 centre-stapled card-covered booklet Cover by David A Hardy 7.50 Short story published to celebrate Stephen Baxter as Guest of Honour at Novacon 23
Stephen Baxter Flux HarperCollins 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket Signed, located and dated by the Author on the Title Page (1995 - and more of a signature than usual!) & with Publisher's Review Slip 150.00 ''Michael Poole has spent many years grappling with the concepts of quantum physics in the construction of an extraordinary device - a spacetime wormhole, linking present, past and future worlds and making time travel possible... ''
Stephen Baxter Moonseed HarperPrism 1998 First Edition in the US First Printing (Note: HarperPrism title page, HarperCollins on cover) Bruised at top and base of spine and lower rear cover corner lightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 10.00 ''From the Moon to the Earth... tons of mineral samples were brought back... No one suspected the awesome secret it contained... When the Moon rock accidentally comes in contact with lava... he witnesses solid rock turning to seething dust. This is the... Moonseed: it eats planets, and it's here... ''
Stephen Baxter Moonseed HarperCollins 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine & lower front corner, spine slightly 'dished' a few page top corner tips creased & top page edges slightly foxed else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''From the Moon to the Earth... tons of mineral samples were brought back... No one suspected the awesome secret it contained... When the Moon rock accidentally comes in contact with lava... he witnesses solid rock turning to seething dust. This is the... Moonseed: it eats planets, and it's here... ''
Stephen Baxter Raft Grafton 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed, located and dated by the Author on the Title Page (1995 - and more of a signature than usual!) & with Publisher's Review Slip 350.00 ''Imagine a universe where the force of gravity is one billion times as strong as the gravity we know. Human beings have detectable gravity fields. Stars are only about a mile across, and burn out within a year of their formation... ''
Stephen Baxter Ring HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine, slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little rubbed and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and dated by the Author on the Title Page 175.00 ''... The age-old battle of light and dark takes on a new and deeply disturbing aspect... as a few frail humans reach bravely into the future to confront the fabulous Xeelee, owners of the universe... ''
Stephen Baxter The Hunters Of Pangaea NESFA 2004 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author & Artist (No. 38/200) Binding slightly strained and tiny rub at top and base of spine else Fine copy in a fine dust jacket and like box Additionally fully Signed, dated and Personalised by the Author 50.00 Introduction by John G. & Kathryn Cramer; collection of eighteen stories and five essays (mostly reprints). Cover art by Richard Hescox.
Stephen Baxter Titan Voyager 1997 First Edition First Printing Light bruise and touch of wear at the base of the spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof With Publisher's Press Release, Publicity News and other material 10.00 ''... NASA's Cassini probe will reach Saturn in 2004: Titan is the amazing story of a visionary's response to Cassini's discovery of life on Saturn's moon... The epic saga of one woman's will to succeed and the triumph of a dream over bureaucracy and fear...''
Stephen Baxter Traces Voyager 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 Traces; Darkness; The Droplet; No Longer Touch the Earth; Mittelwelt; A Journey to the King Planet; The Jonah Man; Downstream; The Blood of Angels; Columbiad; Brigantia's Angels; Weep for the Moon; Good News; Something for Nothing; In the Manner of Trees; Pilgrim 7; Zemlya; Moon Six; George and the Comet; Inherit the Earth; In the MSOB and Afterword
Clifford Beal The Raven's Banquet Solaris 2014 First Edition First Printing Limited State (Paper) Lightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''Germany 1626: A War, a Witch, a Reckoning... Richard Treadwell is a young man who dreams of glory and honour on the battlefield - and the plunder and riches... a mercenary in the Danish army, he joins the vast war... with him an old secret - and... the seeds of his own destruction... '' Prequel to Gideon's Angel
Elizabeth Bear (Sarah Bear Elizabeth Wishnevsky) Steles of the Sky Tor 2014 First Edition First Printing Bruised at the top and slightly bumped base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Re Temur, exiles heir... has finally raised his banner and declared himself at war with his usurping uncle. With his companions - the Wizard Samarkar, the Cho-tse Hrahima, and the silent monk Brother Hsiung - he must... gather in his army of followers... '' Third in the Eternal Sky trilogy
Greg Bear Anvil Of Stars Legend 1992 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author - Issued Without Dust Jacket (No. 86/200) Spine panel a little light-darkened except where price sticker has been removed else Fine book in Fine Box 25.00 Clute - ''... carrying a few human survivors in an alien ship on a revenge mission directed against the apparent makers of the autonomous weapons which destroyed Earth.''
Greg Bear Dinosaur Summer Warner 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrations by Tony DiTerlizzi 5.00 ''... the Lothar Gluck Circus, once the world's foremost dinosaur attraction, has gone bankrupt... now two filmmakers and the circus trainer plan to return the giants to... the Lost World, the plateau of El Grande in Venezuela... '' With 5 full-colour and many black-and-white illustrations
Greg Bear Queen Of Angels Warner 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and small faint mark to rear board else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''''December, 2047: the miraculous microscopic machines of nanotechnology build a clean, prosperous America... And the horribly mutilated corpses of eight young students are found in the luxury apartment of famed poet Emanuel Goldsmith... ''
Greg Bear Slant Tor 1997 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... returns to the startling future... in Queen of Angels... In the sixth decade of the 21st century, the world has been transformed by two things. Nanotechnology has been perfected... And the study of the mind has brought a revolution in both human psychotherapy and artificial intelligence... a sane and perfect world. Almost... ''
Greg Bear The Wind From A Burning Woman Arkham House 1983 First Edition Second Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a short tear and a little wear at the top and a smallish piece missing at the base of the spine panel 4.00 Preface; The Wind from a Burning Woman; The White Horse Child; Petra; Scattershot; Mandala and Hardfought
Pamela Belle The Silver City Pan 1995 First Mass Market Edition First Printing (Paper) A little edge and corner rubbing, covers and spine lightly creased - Very Good to Near Fine book 3.00 ''The Ska'i, savage barbarians intent on slaughter, are massing in the hills... Only Halthris of the nomadic Tanathi can warn the beautiful city... a chance encounter on the steppe throws her into a terrifying world of decadent royalty, sinister political intrigue and lethal magic... '' First in the trilogy - scarce.
Mitch Benn Terra Gollancz 2013 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 ''ever felt like an outsider? Terra is about to go to school for the first time. She's never felt more alone. The school is out of this world and Terra is a pupil like no other. Alien? Human? Depends on your perspective. But... Terra is about to change a world...''
E. F. Benson The Tale of an Empty House and Other Ghost Stories Black Swan 1986 First Edition in Hardback First Printing- Issued Without Dust Jacket (Limited to 750 copies) Page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 20.00 Foreword by Cynthia Reavell; Introduction by Susan Hill; The Face; Caterpillars; Expiation; The Tale of an Empty House; The Bus-Conductor; How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery; The Other Bed; The Room in the Tower; Mrs. Amworth; ...And No Bird Sings...; Mr. Tilly's Séance; Home, Sweet, Home; The Sanctuary and Pirates - Scarce.
Raymond Benson Die Another Day Hodder & Stoughton 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base and bruised at top of spine and upper corners and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 20.00 ''... From Hong Kong to Cuba to London, Bond continues his quest to unmask a traitor and prevent a war of catastrophic consequence... he experiences at first hand the power of an amazing new weapon before a dramatic confrontation with his main adversary back in Korea where it all started... ''
Raymond Benson The Man with the Red Tattoo Purtnam 2001 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a short tear, and associated creasing at the top of the front fold 7.50 ''... an important British businessman and his family are killed in Tokyo by a virulent strain of West Nile disease... James Bond suspects a mass assassination... with... Tiger Tanaka... Bond's discoveries lead him to believe that two powerful factions
Alfred Bester Golem e100 Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners, light spine lean and page edges foxed - Good book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket Illustrated by Jack Gaughan 5.00 ''... In the American mega-city of the future, a group of charming ladies... attempt to raise the Devil... these enchanting ladies manage to create a new one... a manifestation of their collective unconscious that goes on a rampage of rape, torture and murder... ''
Alfred Bester The Deceivers Severn House 1984 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 His last science fiction novel.
Lauren Beukes Broken Monsters HarperCollins 2014 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 ''... Detective Gabi Versado still somehow believes in justice after eight years working homicide. But she's never seem anything like this. He is a broken man. The ambitions that once drove him are dead. Now he has new dreams - of flesh and bone made monstrously, beautifully real... ''
Lauren Beukes The Shining Girls HarperCollins 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Chicago, 1931. Harper Curtis, a violent drifter, stumbles on a house with a secret... it opens onto other times. He uses it to stalk his... 'shining girls' through the decades - and cut the spark out of them... Chicago, 1992... Kirby Mazrachi... a brutal attempt to murder her... she finds the other girls - the ones who didn't make it. The evidence is... impossible... ''
Lauren Beukes Zoo City Angry Robot 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Spine lightly creased - Very Good Book 4.00 ''Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit, and a talent for finding lost things. But when a little old lady turns up dead and the cops confiscate her last paycheck, she's forced to take on her least favourite kind of job - missing persons.''
Ambrose Bierce (Also as Dod Grile and William Herman with Thomas A. Harcourt) Tales of Soldiers and Civilians Books for Libraries 1970 - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly foxed and lightly marked else Fine book 5.00 Soldiers - A Horseman In the Sky; An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge; Chickamauga; A Son of the Gods; One of the Missing; Killed at Resaca; The Affaire at Coulter's Notch; A Tough Tussle; The Coup de Grace; Parker Addison. Civilians - A Watcher By the Dead; The Man and the Snake; A Holy Terror and 6 others. Set from the Steele 1891 First Edition
Lloyd Biggle, Jr. A Hazard of Losers Council Oak 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, spine lettering rubbed and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket, a little worn/eroded at the corners. 5.00 ''Someone's rigging the Keno games in Las Vegas, and not even the casino experts... can figure out how. Enter J. Fletcher, private detective, just in time to discover the body of a longtime casino employee. Solving the murder is essential to breaking up the Keno rigging operation... '' Scarce.
Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Watchers Of The Dark Rapp & Whiting 1966 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, boards slightly bowed and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly worn and marked Dust Jacket with a ca 15mm tear at the base of the front fold. 5.00 ''Sinister, invisible forces of a secret mental weapon known only as 'The Dark' are threatening the entire Primores galaxy... a bizarre Mr Smith comes to the... office of Jan Darzek... whole planets have been laid waste... Darzek is offered a million dollars by Smith to accept a job that will almost certainly be fatal... '' Fourth in the 'Dark' series
David Bilsborough A Fire In The North: Annals Of Lindormyn Two Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, old biro price on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Things are not so easy-going for Bolthe the wanderer... he... has begun to remember something of his past... at last seems committed to seeing this whole, inexplicable, terrifying mission through right to the end... A sword in the shape of a flame , the fear of death with the black despair that accompanies it, and a descent in to Hell itself... '' Sequel to The Wanderer's Tale
David Bilsborough The Wanderer's Tale Annals of Lindormyn Volume I Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''Nobody likes rawgrs.Call them hellhounds or demons... they're a bad lot... Even those that were supposedly destroyed five centuries ago... the lordly Peladanes are offering good money... to kill a rawgr that's already dead... ancient fortresses, vast, dark forests, lands of giants, lands of fire and ice, lands never before visited by men... ''
Michael Bishop (Also as Philip Lawson with Paul di Filippo) A Little Knowledge Putnam 1977 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly browned and creased Dust Jacket, a little torn and eroded at the top of the spine. 5.00 ''In the domed city of Atlanta, after the breakup of the United States, a young writer... is in trouble... on the city newspaper... finds himself assigned to cover the first public appearance of the alien Cygnusians... a Christian revivalist dictatorship rules Atlanta... one of the aliens chooses to appear... ''
Michael Bishop Transfigurations Gollancz 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges slightly foxed else Fine book in lightly marked Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''In a clearing of the great forest of the planet Bosk Veld, a strange ape-like species of alien, the Asadi, act out their almost-incomprehensible rituals, rainbow eyes flashing, spinning like pin-wheels. Egon Chaney, in his... study, 'Death and Designation Among the Asadi' has shown how their life-style has degenerated from a level of complex technological sophistication... ''
John Blackburn Mister Brown's Bodies Cape 1975 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly browned along the top edge. 10.00 ''Adrift and starving in a life-raft off the coast of Africa, Bill Easter and his corpulent side-kick Peggy Tey take refuge on the Pandora - a broken-down yacht crewed by a bizarre religious order... John Blackburn unravels one of his most horrific and menacing yarns to date... ''
John Blackburn The Cyclops Goblet Cape 1977 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... the egregious Bill Easter and his partner, the corpulent Peggy, are down on their luck... But why should the Wellington Booths want him to mutilate a Renaissance gold goblet? What has an old flame of Bill's, now in a lunatic asylum, to do with their plans? What is the terrible secret concealed on the lonely island off the coast of Scotland?... ''
James Blaylock Night Relics Ace 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges a little marked and with a short remainder line else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... a chilling tale of unusual emotional power... a story of the ghosts that haunt us all... lost memories that whisper in the wind... ''
James Blaylock The Last Coin Grafton 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, three page edges bumped with short tears and page edges slightly marked and lightly browned - Very Good book in Near Fine Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Two thousand years ago, there lived a man who sold some valuable information for a fee of thirty silver coins. his name was Judas Iscariot, and he is no longer with us. The coins, however, still exist - and still hold an elusive power over all who claim them... ''
James Blish A Torrent Of Faces Faber 1968 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised and very slightly rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the price removed 7.50 ''In the world of eight hundred years in the future, one thousand billion people are kept reasonably content in a complex and completely automated society. But now the approach of a fifty million megaton meteor threatens a vast natural disaster and the destruction of peace and order... ''
Michael Blumlein The Brains Of Rats Scream Press 1989 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine Uncorrected Proof. 10.00 1989 WFC Preview Edition. 1 of 200 copies specially prepared for sale at the 1989 World Fantasy Convention. Introduction and twelve short stories including Tissue Ablation...
Michael Blumlein The Movement Of Mountains St. Martin's Press 1987 First Edition First Printing Small mark at front cover edge else Fine Uncorrected Proof, with Publisher's sticker inside front cover 10.00 ''Jules Ebert is a physician living in a near-future world on the brink of economic crisis... his lover... Jessica persuades Jules to travel to the colonised planet of Eridis... to take up practice there, administering to a race of genetically engineered slaves... huge and corpulent creatures with five-year life-spans; their bodies recycled to create each succeeding generation... ''
Guy Boothby Doctor Nickla Ward Lock 1897 Fourth Edition - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine and corners, presumed spine picture missing, front cover picture slightly chipped, frontispiece tissue-guard browned, 'a good book' in pen on rear free end paper and page edges and end papers slightly br 10.00 Clute - ''... mostly set in a Tibetan Lost World... nefarious Inventions proliferate... the charismatic, Mephistophelian Mad Scientist Nikola... searches for a Tibetan process that will resuscitate the dead and ensure Immortality in the living... armed with Psi Powers, and blessed with a powerful experimental intellect which obscurely enables him to Hypnotize anyone... ''
Alice Borchardt The Dragon Queen Del Rey 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Guinevere possesses power... dazzling power to rival even that of Merlin... she travels from an Underworld to an Otherworld of the Past... calling on ancient powers to aid her... Seeking revenge, Merlin banishes Arthur... Now Guinevere must face Merlin's wrath without him... '' First volume in The Tales of Guinevere trilogy.
Alice Borchardt The Silver Wolf Del Rey 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and age-darkened else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Decadent Rome in the Dark Ages... comes Regeane, a beautiful young woman distantly related... to Charlemagne... Possessed of preternatural agility and strength, primal memories extending back thousands of years and senses so keen they can pierce the veil of death itself, Regeane is a shapeshifter... '' First in the trilogy.
John Bowen After The Rain Faber 1958 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, slight spine lean, a few page corners creased, page edges slightly foxed and traces of plate removed from front fixed end paper else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with red lettering on spine panel a little faded. 20.00 Clute - ''... his sf novel proper...in which a lunatic inventor starts a second Flood. Most of the novel takes place on a satirically convenient raft of fools, where survivors of the disaster act out their humanness and win through in the end only because of the dour fanaticism of one person. '' Later turned into a stage play. Uncommon.
John Bowle Henry VIII A Biography Allen & Unwin 1964 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, small pale spot on front board and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly worn and creased Dust Jacket, a little frayed at the head of the spine 4.00 ''... he changed the future of England... Of all the English kings, he is the most formidable and versatile... a complex personality... a tyrant... but a splendid and able prince... ''
William Boyd Solo Cape 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) and lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''It is 1969 and James Bond is about to go solo, recklessly motivated by revenge... 007 is sent to single-handedly stop a civil war in the small West African nation of Zanzarim... he undergoes a scarring experience which compels him to ignore M's orders in pursuit of his own brand of justice... ''
T. C. Boyle A Friend Of The Earth Bloomsbury 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top front and lower rear corners bruised also some signatures slightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''It's 2025. Tyrone O' Shaughnessy Tierwater is ekeing out a bleak living in southern California, managing a pop-star's private menagerie, holding some of the last surviving animals in the world. Global warming is a reality, Once... Ty was so serious about environmental causes that as an ecoterrorist... he had endangered the lives of both... his daughter... and his wife... ''
Scott Bradfield Animal Planet Picador 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''On Animal Planet, animals possess the ability ton talk as well as any human being. They rebel... breaking out of zoos and leaving homes to live as independent beings... a steady job... Charlie the Crow, rabble-rouser and avian revolutionary... becomes a media celebrity... Everyone wants a piece of Charlie's radical action... ''
Scott Bradfield Greetings From Earth New and Collected Stories Picador 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's review request slip 5.00 ''...psychologically compelling and unique fictions that are both inventive and hilarious, particularly when he mixes the otherworld or the sensational with the mundane. Each of these twenty-one stories demonstrates his singularly rich language and imagination... ''
Scott Bradfield The History Of Luminous Motion Bloomsbury 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower edge of front board a little dulled by damp else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a little damp marking at the lower edge (no show-through). 3.00 ''... a seven-year-old... Philip likes... A life of random driving and random men... So when his Mother meets Pedro, and Philip finds himself with a room of his own, going to school and trembling under the threat of a birthday party, he is not the best pleased. His revenge, when it comes, is terrible and slow... ''
Scott Bradfield The History Of Luminous Motion Bloomsbury 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed, Dated and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''... a seven-year-old... Philip likes... A life of random driving and random men... So when his Mother meets Pedro, and Philip finds himself with a room of his own, going to school and trembling under the threat of a birthday party, he is not the best pleased. His revenge, when it comes, is terrible and slow... ''
Scott Bradfield The Secret Life Of Houses Unwin Hyman 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''In this outstanding collection of short stories Scott Bradfield bears witness to the alien and desperate dreams we create and inhabit in the wasteland of our transient, acquisitive society. Funny and disturbing... '' '... his best stories appear in The Secret Life of Houses (expanded later as Greetings From Earth)... '' - Clute
Scott Bradfield What's Wrong With America Picador 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a crease running the length of the front flap 5.00 ''Tired of living with Marvin, her unloving, cantankerous husband, Emma O'Hallahan shoots him in the back of his head and buries him in the garden. From then on her daily routine is thrown into turmoil, her life becoming increasingly distorted as she rebels against her old self - filling her fridge with frozen TV dinners, Kit-Kats, and brandy...'' Scarce.
Marion Zimmer Bradley Black Trillium Grafton 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review sheet 5.00 ''... Late one stormy night three infant princesses are born. As each baby is placed into her mother's arms, so the Archmage Binah bestows on her a gift of great power: a pendant containing a bud of the long-extinct Black Trillium. One day that power will be all that protects the princesses from certain doom... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Falcons Of Narabedla Severn House 1991 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lightly rubbed at base else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 '' - where the Rainbow Cities gleam in every colour imaginable, under the light of twin suns - Where lush flowers croon a song of death in the gardens of Karamy the Golden... and their victims are never found - Where falcons with human intelligence hunt in the forests, but seek no ordinary prey... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Lady Of Avalon Viking 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and slight spine lean else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket on which the foil inlay is slightly tarnished 5.00 ''... spans the creation of Avalon itself and foreshadows the birth of the legendary King Arthur. Here. we meet three remarkable holy women who steer the fortunes of Roman Britain as they struggle with their on destinies... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Priestess Of Avalon HarperCollins 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 4.00 ''As the Merlin of Britannia keeps his vigil atop the Tor of Avalon, Rian, the High Priestess of Avalon, dies giving birth. The girl... shall stand at the turning of the Age, the gateway between two worlds... '' Last of the Avalon series, completed by Diana L. Paxson.
Marion Zimmer Bradley The Firebrand Simon & Schuster 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and faded at top and base of spine, top front corner slightly bumped and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... brilliant re-creation of the famous legend, the fall of Troy unfolds in a new and daring way... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley The Shadow Matrix A Novel Of Darkover Daw 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and spine slightly 'dished' else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... When she began to hear fragments of speech, words which had never been voiced, Margaret learned that she had the Alton gift - forced rapport and compulsion - one of the strongest and most dangerous of the inherited laran gifts... '' Sequel to Exile's Song
Marion Zimmer Bradley Thendara House Severn House 1995 First Trade & Separate Hardback Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 10.00 ''It was a place on Darkover where the Order of the Renunciates dwelled - women known as Free Amazons, who had renounced all subservience to men... To Thendara House came the Terran Magda... The cross-currents of these two cultures - one male dominated, one egalitarian, bring into focus all the deepest questions of love and marriage... of male and female... of justice and injustice.''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Tiger Burning Bright Morrow/AvoNova 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, spine slightly twisted and one small speck on top page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Long has the House of the Tiger ruled Merina - guiding the tiny merchant city/state wisely and skillfully in times of peace and prosperity. But now the Emperor Balthasar has come to devour and destroy... Three courageous women stand between the Emperor and his triumph... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Traitor's Sun A novel of Darkover Daw 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''It has been fifteen years since Marguerida Alton returned to Darkover. Fifteen years since she discovered the terrifying powers of her special laran, met and fell in love with Mikhail... heir designate to the throne of Darkover, and journeyed back in time to the Ages of Chaos to answer the call of a long-dead keeper... ''
Rebecca Bradley Lady In Gil Gollancz 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 5.00 ''For more than seventy years the magical statue of the Lady In Gil has laid hidden as the island kingdom groans under the barbed heel of the accursed Sherank... the exiled Scions of Oballef... armed with the Heroic Code... disappeared into the maw of the Gilgard, never to be seen again... '' Followed by Scion's Lady and Lady Pain.
Rebecca Bradley Lady Pain Gollancz 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with one small tear. 4.00 ''... At the dawn of the world. the Old Ones called it the Harashil. A thousand years before, Oballef called it the Lady in Gil. Tigrallef calls it the Pain - when he's being polite. For more than twenty years he has carried it inside him, a private demon dutifully bent on bringing down the world and everything inside it... '' Third in the Trilogy
Paul Brandon Swim the Moon Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Scottish fiddle-player Richard Brennan... scratches out a living playing music. The land welcomes him like a prodigal returned. And he meets Alish, the enigmatic young woman whose ethereal singing haunts the bay by moonlight. And, one by one, the hidden secrets of the past are unlocked... both terrifying and fantastic... ''
Chaz Brenchley Paradise Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... an inner city danger-zone, starved of resources, starved of hope... Then, a miracle... a dying boy made well, healed by the touch of a charismatic young man... But where there are powers of light, there are also powers of darkness... ''
Chaz Brenchley River of the World Book Two: Selling Water by the River Ace 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the base of the rear fold 7.50 ''Possessing an affinity for water unparalleled by any of his people, Issel has led a small band of resistance fighters across the river from Sund to Maras in an attempt to break the magic binding the lands. Hunted by enemy soldiers... ''
Chaz Brenchley Rotten Row PS Publishing 2011 First Edition First Printing Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) 10.00 ''Heading outward is heading onward; your journey never needs to end... We call them terminals... it's a label... A 'chute supplies another node; it's a link in the network... It can always fling you further, somewhere else... You never need to go back. And then there's Rotten Row... We call it the Terminus... ''
Chaz Brenchley The Samaritan Hodder & Stoughton 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and lower corners bruised, spine lettering tarnished and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a tiny piece missing near the base of the front fold 15.00 ''... the last thing Paul Fenner needs is to get dragged into a murder case... When a friend becomes a victim, he has to be. The only clue he finds leads him to the Samaritans, and he confides... to a senior worker... but5 Linden has some deep and dark secrets of his own... ''
Madeleine Brent (Peter O'Donnell) The Long Masquerade Souvenir Press 1981 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly differentially aged else Fine book in slightly browned unpriced Dust Jacket with a short tear (12 mm) at the lower edge of the rear panel 20.00 ''1t is 1897, and a small ship sails the Caribbean, trading between the islands. This is the only home of a man and a girl who are runaways bearing false names, living constantly in fear of arrest for murder... story of mystery, romance and high adventure .'' A romance by the author of the Modesty Blaise books.
David Brin Earth Macdonald 1990 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, short tear to spine paper else Fine Uncorrected Proof in creased Dust Jacket, with a short tear to the lower edge of the rear flap With Publisher's letter to the reviewer and promotion sheet with some notes toward 7.50 ''It's fifty years from tomorrow, and a black hole has accidentally fallen into the Earth's core... ''
David Brin Earth Bantam 1990 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top & base of spine & corners & page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... It's fifty years from tomorrow. A microscopic black hole has accidentally fallen into the Earth's core... ''
Keith Brooke (Also as Nick Gifford) Expatria Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Lightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 3.00 ''The descendants of Expatria's first colonists from Earth have rejected technology. When Mathias Hanrahan, heir to the primacy of newest Delhi, wants to re-introduce the old ways he is framed for his father's murder and forced to flee... After a millennia-long silence, Earth has re-discovered its colony; but the intentions of the visitors are far from clear... ''
Terry Brooks High Druid Of Shannara Jarka Ruus Earthlight 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Twenty years have passed since the events told in The Voyage Of The Jerle Shannara trilogy... '' First of the trilogy
Terry Brooks High Druid Of Shannara Straken Simon & Schuster 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Young Penderrin Ohmsford has been charged with the daunting task of rescuing his aunt Grianne, Ard Rhys of the Druid order, from her forced exile in the terrifying dimension of all things damned... ''
Terry Brooks Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace Del Rey 1999 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine and lower page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, an evil legacy long believed dead is stirring... ''
Terry Brooks The Elf Queen Of Shannara Legend 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and front corners bruised and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket 3.00 '' ' Find the Elves and return them to the lands of men!' the shade of the Druid Allanon had ordered Wren. It was clearly an impossible task. The elves had been gone... for more than a hundred years... No one in the Westlands knew of them - except, finally, the Aldreshag... '' Book Three of The Heritage of Shannara
Terry Brooks The Talismans Of Shannara Legend 1993 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... the Shadowen still swarmed over the Four Lands, poisoning all with their dark magic... '' The final volume of The Heritage of Shannara.
N. M. Browne Basilisk Bloomsbury 2004 First Edition First Printing (Paper) A few page corners slightly bumped else Fine book 3.00 ''The Combers live like spiders among endless tunnels linked by rope networks and slippery rock faces. In the beautiful city overhead live the Abovers. These two worlds should never meet, but then the body of a murdered Abover appears in the combes... ''
John K. H. Brunner (Also as Henry Crosstrees, Jr., Ellis Quick & Keith Woodcott) Good Men Do Nothing Hodder & Stoughton 1970 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner bumped, and page edges marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. One of John Brunner's copies, with his bookplate on the front fixed end paper 20.00 ''... now and then you come across a man who sums up all by himself the reasons why the devil had to be invented. Curfew crossed the path of someone like that... The trail led him to Greece... Marked out by his colour, at the mercy of the whole efficient police-state, risking death and worse than death... ''
John K. H. Brunner Honky In The Woodpile Constable 1971 First Edition First Printing Page edges marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. From the Library of the Author with his bookplate on the front fixed end paper. 15.00 ''Black, brilliant and embittered, Max Curfew was also boiling mad... What he found in Madrugada... was totally new in his experience - a reign of terror nurtured by black magic... ''
John K. H. Brunner Life In An Explosive Forming Press Poets Trust 1970 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers slightly age-browned and marked and faint ?tea splashes on title page or else Fine book From the Library of the Author with his bookplate inside front cover and Signed on Title Page. 25.00 Twenty Eight poems in 31 pages... scarce. It is most unusual for a book that has come from John's library to be additionally signed by him - possibly this copy was a gift to his wife (Marjorie) and thus was signed, gifted, and then remained in the house with them...
John K. H. Brunner (Also as Henry Crosstrees, Jr., Ellis Quick & Keith Woodcott) Life In An Explosive Forming Press Poets Trust 1970 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book From the Library of the Author with his bookplate inside fronr cover 25.00 Twenty Eight poems in 31 pages... scarce.
John K. H. Brunner The Crucible of Time Del Rey 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges and end papers lightly age-darkened/foxed else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket, faintlly foxed on the inside. From the Library of the Author - with his bookplate on front fixed end paper 15.00 ''Life - an individual's, a culture's or a civilisation's - can be too interesting. And so it had become for the people of a world crawling across the rubble-strewn arm of a spiral galaxy. They had always lived in an environment that was... daunting... to survive the race would have to abandon the planet. And... invent spacecraft... ''
John K. H. Brunner The Stone That Never Came Down Doubleday 1973 (Later Issue with P17 on page 206) Bruised at base of spine, boards a little mottled and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly browned and rubbed Dust Jacket, with a couple of dark splashes on the front panel From the Library of the Author - with his bookplate on the fr 7.50 ''... Europe trembles on the brink of holocaust; unemployment, inflation, and poverty are rampant; cities crumble from neglect; incompetent governments topple to military coups; bands of 'godheads' bearing crosses they are all too willing to use as clubs commit acts of vandalism, violence, even murder. The only hope... lies in a mysterious new drug... ''
John K. H. Brunner The Stone That Never Came Down New English Library 1976 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned and marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. From the Library of the Author - with his Bookplate on the front fixed end paper 10.00 ''... Europe trembles on the brink of holocaust; unemployment, inflation, and poverty are rampant; cities crumble from neglect; incompetent governments topple to military coups; bands of 'godheads' bearing crosses they are all too willing to use as clubs commit acts of vandalism, violence, even murder. The only hope... lies in a mysterious new drug... ''
John K. H. Brunner The Wrong End Of Time Doubleday 1971 First Edition First Printing (Code M41 on P. 204 = Sept. 1971) Bruised and lightly rubbed at top and base of spine and upper corners, page edges and end papers gutter foxed else Fine book in lightly browned and slightly rubbed Dust Jacket From the Library of the Author - with his bookplate on the front fixed end pape 15.00 ''... an America so isolated by fear that it is cut off from the rest of the world... into this armed, barricaded state comes a young Russian scientist... Superior intelligent life... has been detected near the planet Pluto... these Aliens are about to destroy the planet Earth. The only person who can provide a solution is a brilliant and clairvoyant young American black... ''
Steven Brust Five Hundred Years After Tor 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket, slightly faded at the edge of the folds. 5.00 ''... a glittering sequel to his bestselling The Phoenix Guards, reuniting our heroes Khaavren, Pel, Aerich and Tazendra in Dragaera City, five hundred years after the events of the previous book... just in time for an uprising that threatens to destroy the Imperial Orb itself... ''
Steven Brust The Lord of Castle Black Book Two of the Viscount of Adrilankha Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, lower board edges a little faded/marked and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket, slightly worn at the upper tips of the folds. 4.00 ''Journeys! Intrigues! Sword fights! Young persons having adventures! Beloved older characters having adventures, too! Quests! Battles! Romance! Snappy dialogue! Extravagant food! And the missing heir to the Imperial Throne!... '' Sequel to The Paths of the Dead. Afterword by Neil Gaiman
Steven Brust The Phoenix Guards Tor 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower corners bruised and page edges marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... a very different tale that takes place almost a thousand years before Vlad's birth... a delightful fantasy homage to the swashbucklers of Dumas and Sabatini... Khaavren... is a landless son of fallen nobility, possessor of a good sword, and 'tolerably well acquainted with its use.' Along with three loyal friends, he enthusiastically seeks out adventure and romance... ''
Col Buchanan Farlander The Heart of the World Book One Tor (UIK) 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''The Heart of the World is in strife. For fifty years the Holy Empire of Mann, an empire and religion born from a nihilistic urban cult, has been conquering nation after nation. Their leader, Holy Matriarch Sateen, ruthlessly maintains control... The Mercian Free Ports are the only confederacy yet to fall... it's only a matter of time... ''
Tobias S. Buckell Ragamuffin Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and upper front corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The Benevolent Satrapy rules an empire of forty-eight worlds, linked by thousands of wormholes... Human beings, while technically 'free', mostly skulk around the fringes... struggling to get by. The secretive alien Satraps tightly restrict the technological development... The Ragamuffins are pirates and smugglers... '' Same universe as Crystal Rain
Tobias S. Buckell Sly Mongoose Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Welcome to Chilo, a planet with corrosive rain, crushing pressure, and deadly heat.. fourteen-year-old Timas lives in one of the domed cities that float 100,000 feet above the surface, circling near the edge of a monstrous perpetual storm... to make a living, Timas like many other young men, is lowered to the surface in an armored suit to scavenge... ''
Lois McMaster Bujold Captain Vorpatril's Alliance Baen 2012 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Captain Ivan Vorpatril... had the dubious fortune of the hyperactive Miles Vorkosigan as a cousin... his current duty is on the planet Komarr... far from both his cousin and his mother... It's an easy assignment and nobody is shooting at him. What could go wrong?... ''
Lois McMaster Bujold Komarr A Miles Vorkosigan Adventure Baen 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the front cover metallic lettering slightly tarnished. 12.50 ''Komarr could be a garden - with a thousand more years work. or an uninhabitable wasteland if terraforming fails. Now the solar mirror vital to the terraforming... has been shattered... The Emperor of Barrayar sends his newest Imperial Auditor, Lord Miles Vorkosigan, to find out why... ''
Lois McMaster Bujold The Sharing Knife Volume One Beguilement Eos 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket, slightly worn at the upper fold tips. 5.00 ''Young Fawn Bluefield has fled her family's farm hoping to find work... she encounters a patrol of Lakewalkers... soldier-sorcerers... engaged in a perilous campaign against inhuman and immortal magical entities... that suck the life out of all they encounter... ''
Emma Bull Territory Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Tombstone, Arizona, in 1881... veins of silver run like ley lines under the earth, a network of power... Above the ground... A magician can drain his friends' strength to strengthen himself, and can place his friends between himself and danger. The one with the most friends stands to win the territory... ''
Kenneth Bulmer (Also as Alan Burt Akers; Ernest Corley; Adam Hardy; Arthur Frazier; Philip Kent; Bruno Krauss; Neil Langholm; Karl Maras; Manning Norvil; Christopher Pike; Andrew Quiller; Richard Silver & Tully Zetford) The Stars Are Ours Panther 1953 First Edition First Printing Corners slightly rubbed, spine lettering dulled and page edges lightly browned and slightly foxed - Very Good to Near Fine in like slightly dust-marked Dust Jacket 25.00 ''... the whole of Earth is in the grip of fear of the unknown... they witnessed incredible events that led them to believe that their own minds were deranged. How would you react if somebody suddenly told you that your best friend was a robot? What would you do if somebody you have always admired ad respected tried to murder you for no apparent reason?... ''
Melvin Burgess Bloodtide Andersen Press 1999 First Edition Bumped at top of spine & page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 3.00 ''London is in ruins, in the hands of two warring families of ganglords... To cement a truce... Val Volson offers Conor the hand of his fourteen-year-old daughter Signy. The wedding feast is interrupted by the dramatic coming to life of a mysterious one-eyed prisoner. The people are in no doubt that it is the god Odin...
Mark Burnell Freak Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned and foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 20.00 ''... An astonishing gift is about to transform Christian Floyd's life: the power to heal the sick and save lives. The power to perform miracles... bewildered by his new talent, he suddenly finds that everyone wants him. He's sought by the sick, exploited by opportunists, hounded by the media. And hunted by a maniac... ''
Richard Burns Khalindaine Allen & Unwin 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, a few page top corners creased and top page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with the purple spine lettering faded. 4.00 ''The kingdom... is threatened by a violent uprising of the Agaskan, a non-human tribe... it is also under threat from the plottings of the brothers, the Gyr Orland and the Gros of Weir. Aware of the dangers the unknown bastard son of the empress poses... they scheme to abduct him... ''
Edgar Rice Burroughs The Master Mind of Mars Tarzana 1948 Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, boards a little marked end papers slightly browned, rear fixed end paper with dried glue spots and page edges lightly foxed and marked - Very Good Book Illustrated by J. Allen St John 7.50 Sixth in the Barsoom series
S. C. Butler Queen Ferris Book Two of he Stoneways Trilogy Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a little rubbing at the tips of the folds 7.50 ''... Reiffen and his mother willingly return to Ussene, the dread fortress of the Three... To fool the Wizards. Gain their knowledge, find their weak points, fight and defeat them so that he might regain the throne that is rightfully his... this is the only way to defy them... ''

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