Books For Sale - November 2023
Kim Newman (Also as Jack Yeovil) Jago Simon & Schuster 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, lower page edges a little splashed and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 12.50 ''... Fish sprout from trees, people undergo strange transformations, repressed feelings erupt into violence and death. Creatures from local legend, from science fiction, and from the darks of man's mind prowl Alder. Human evil blends with the supernatural, and the village... prepares to reap a harvest of horror... ''
Kim Newman Jago Simon & Schuster 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... Fish sprout from trees, people undergo strange transformations, repressed feelings erupt into violence and death. Creatures from local legend, from science fiction, and from the darks of man's mind prowl Alder. Human evil blends with the supernatural, and the village... prepares to reap a harvest of horror... ''
Mark Charan Newton Drakenfeld Tor 2014 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and top corners, fore-edge of front board lightly bumped and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 15.00 ''... The monarchies of the Royal Vispasian Union have been bound together for two hundred years by laws maintained and enforced by the powerful Sun Chamber. As a result, nations have flourished but corruption and murder will always find a way to thrive... Sun Chamber Officer Lucan Drakenfeld... quickly becomes involved in an intriguing case... ''
Mark Charan Newton Nights of Villjamur Legends of the Red Sun Book One Tor 2009 Third Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... When the Emperor commits suicide, his elder daughter, Rika, is brought home to lead the Jamur Empire, but the sinister Chancellor plans to get rid of her and claim the throne. Meanwhile a senior investigator in the city inquisition must solve the high-profile and savage murder of a city politician... ''
Mark Charan Newton Retribution Tor 2014 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 10.00 ''...Lucan Drakenfeld and his associate Leana are ordered to... Kuvash,,, capital of Koton... a revered priest has gone missing... a [place of contradictions, wealth and poverty exist uneasily side-by-side... several more bodies... mutilated and dumped... an killer... who seems to delight in inflicting torture and pain... no leads and no suspects... ''
Adam Nichols The Pathless Way Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners, faint damp-mark on front board and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... a mysterious calling that beckons few... understood by fewer still. But those who adhere to the teachings of the Closter command a host of skills that break all the rules of the known world - make black white, and solid ground behave like rippling water... ''
Adam Nichols The War Of The Lord's Veil Millennium 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked and no longer quite parallel - Very Good book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket with a short (3mm) split at the top of the rear fold and a mark at the top of the rear flap. 5.00 ''The savage Veil army sweeps through the wild northern hinterland... taking all they please... their demonic helmets yielding unearthly strength... a young man named Tai will soon escape with two bizarre creatures... Crane, the Dreamwalker and witch-woman, is awaiting the change-bringer that her dreams foretell... ''
Larry Niven A Gift From Earth Macdonald 1969 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top of spine, free end papers lightly browned and foxed and page edges marked else Fine book in like, lightly browned Dust Jacket a few tears and a little erosion at the top of the spine panel. 40.00 ''Mount Lookitthat was the only habitable place on We Made It, a narrow plateau less than half the size of California, surrounded by a black oven hot enough to melt lead with an atmosphere sixty times as thick as Earth's... the population had to remain stable... this meant... using live parts supplied by the Colonists... ''
Larry Niven Burning Tower Pocket Books 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the fire god Yangin-Atep has retreated into myth, leaving the residents of Tep's Town unprotected... From out of the desert come monsters... Lord Sandry and his beloved, Burning Tower, must travel... into a world where the manna that fuels magic is still strong... '' Sequel to THE BURNING CITY.
Larry Niven Destiny's Road Orbit 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Almost 250 years ago, the starcruiser Argos reached the planet Destiny, carrying the first settlers... the landing craft... seared the wide, smooth Road into the rock... no settler who has travelled down the Road has ever returned... Jemmy Bloocher is a young farm boy who...accidentally kills... his flight becomes a quest to... uncover the many mysteries of Destiny's Road.''
Larry Niven Dream Park: The Voodoo Game Pan 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''... 25 gamers will line up against the most sophisticated forces in modern technology, cunningly allied with the most potent powers of ancient magic. Their task: to stop Tata Nkiti, undead Man-Demon and desecrator of corpses, and his insatiable army of devils - before they destroy the good followers of the White Path...''
Jeff Noon Falling Out Of Cars Doubleday 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners bruised else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket, creased at the top of the spine panel 5.00 ''Marlene Moore... 's journeying around England, a land that turns stranger and more dreamlike the further she travels... And the job that started Marlene on this journey turns out to be far weirder, and more dangerous, than she ever imagined... ''
Andre Norton Leopard In Exile Carolus Rex: Book II Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Sarah's love, the Duke of Wessex, is always close behind, balancing the desire to save his wife from unknown perils, his need to save the King of France from Napoleon's and de Sade's clutches, and his responsibility to save King Charles II's England from those who would destroy it... '' Sequel to The Shadow of Albion
Naomi Novik Empire Of Ivory HarperVoyager 2007 First Edition in Hardback and the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and top page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in Near Fine Dust Jacket. 25.00 ''More than a year has passed since Temeraire and Lawrence departed for the Orient... but after many adventures... Britain's welcome shores are in sight... Something is very wrong... '' Fourth volume in the fantasy Temeraire series.
Naomi Novik Temeraire: Black Powder War Voyager 2007 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. 15.00 ''... urgent new orders. the British Government, having purchased three valuable dragon eggs from the Ottoman Empire, now require Lawrence and Temeraire... to collect and escort the precious cargo back to England... before they hatch... '' Third in the series.
Naomi Novik Temeraire: The Throne Of Jade Voyager 2006 First Edition in the UK & Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a little rubbing at the base of the rear fold 7.50 ''The battle for Europe rages upon land and sea... and in the skies. Squadrons of aviators rain fiery death upon their enemies... from the very guts of the beasts they are flying: dragons... Temeraire was intended to be a companion to the Emperor Napoleon... But tidings... have reached the Chinese, and they furiously demand their dragon's return... ''
Eric S. Nylund Pawn's Dream Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Roland Pritchard has a life of unending tedium, loneliness and despair. His only escape is into the fertile landscape of his dreams: a magical realm of demons, war and miraculous adventure... But now something is happening that cannot be rationally explained. An extraordinary merging of nightmare and daydream... ''
Joyce Carol Oates Mudwoman Fourth Estate 2012 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine , light pressure mark on rear board and boards slightly bowed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear near the base of the front fold With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 5.00 ''Mudgirl is a child abandoned by her mother on the flats of Black Snake River... the well-meaning couple who adopt... impress on her their Quaker values... Meredith 'M.R.' Neukirchen is the first female president of a prestigious Ivy League university... at once a ghost story and a portrayal of an individual who breaks - but finds a way to heal herself.''
Rebecca Ore (Rebecca B. Brown) Slow Funeral Tor 1994 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 ''That morning, if Maud Fuller had been a horse, people would have said witches had been riding her, leaving her hair in brown knots, her body sweaty, her long nose puffed, her eyelids thick around her eyes. But, no, sex and a technical man left her that way. Ultimately though, she would figure she had been witch-ridden... ''
Paul Park Coelestis HarperCollins 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... On a distant planet, discovered and developed by America eons ago, two native alien races co-exist; the aboriginals and the Coelestis. One race has sold its soul to the colonists: the other has been hunted to the edge of extinction - the Coelestis - majestic, strange, terrifying. Now only two survive... ''
Severna Park Hand of Prophecy Avon 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and board edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... a galaxy whirls in conflict as tyrant slavers prepare to... reclaim the frontier planets wrested from them generations ago... Living on one... is Frenna, bred for bondage and given a virus that guarantees two decades of youth... followed by an agonising death... but there is an escape... A cure... ''
Den Patrick The Boy With The Porcelain Blade Gollancz 2014 First Edition First Printing Covers slightly creased some page corners bumped and creased and page edges lightly marked - Good Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''Lucien... has grown up an outsider... He is lonely, tormented... and a pawn in a political game... Landfall is a harsh world of secrets and rivalries, where whispers are as lethal as blades, where control is fragile and the peace waits to be broken. Lucien will have to rely on more than just his blade to protect the ones he loves.''
Den Patrick The Boy With The Porcelain Blade Gollancz 2014 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Lucien... has grown up an outsider... He is lonely, tormented... and a pawn in a political game... Landfall is a harsh world of secrets and rivalries, where whispers are as lethal as blades, where control is fragile and the peace waits to be broken. Lucien will have to rely on more than just his blade to protect the ones he loves.''
Seth Patrick Reviver Macmillan 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Sheet 7.50 ''... Abe to wake the recently dead and let them bear witness... they have become accepted by the uneasy public. The testimony of the dead is permitted in courtrooms... the Forensic Revival Service... Jonah Miller... questioning the victim of a brutal murder, he encounters a terrifying presence. Something is watching... ''
Fiona Patton The Golden Tower Book Two of The Warriors of Estavia Daw 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... Now Anavatan is poised at a crucial turning point as... three children of prophecy... prepare for a confrontation that will shake the Gods themselves... all sides will be drawn into the conflict that will reshape their world... ''
Matthew Pearl The Poe Shadow Harvill Secker 2006 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Fine book in slightly rubbed, price-clipped, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''...1849. The body of Edgar Allan Poe has been buried in an unmarked grave.... Quentin Clark, an ardent admirer... discovers that Poe's last days are riddled with vital unanswered questions... Quentin seeks out the one person who can solve this strange case: the real-life model for Poe's brilliant fictional detective character, C. Auguste Dupin... ''
Alexey Pehov Shadow Blizzard Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top tip of the front fold Translated by Andrew Bromfield. With Publisher's Promotional News Sheet 10.00 ''After the loss of friends and comrades, after betrayal and battle, master thief Shadow Harold finally enters Hrad Spein - the dreaded underground complex where the object of Harold's quest, the Rainbow Horn, is hidden... he must succeed where battalions of soldiers and wizards have failed... ''
Benjamin Percy Red Moon Hodder 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 7.50 ''Every teenage girl thinks she's different. When government agents kick down Claire Forrester's front door and murder her parents, Claire realises just how different she is... the night of the red moon is coming, when an unrecognisable world will emerge, and the battle for humanity will begin... ''
Benjamin Percy The Dead Lands Hodder 2015 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''One hundred and fifty years ago - when... the flu mutated and millions began to die - downtown St. Louis was fortified... the Sanctuary... humanity's last outpost on earth... surrounded by a wasteland of dead scrub and inhabited by mutated creatures... an oppressive government keeps the population in its thrall... But everything is about to change... ''
Pierre Pevel The Cardinal's Blades Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Fine Uncorrected Proof. Translated by Tom Clegg. With Publisher's Press Release 7.50 ''... Cardinal Richelieu's men... risk life and limb in the name of France... war on the horizon... an insidious plot... a huge dragon-shaped shadow... dragons... ancient, terrible and powerful... the Cardinal's Men... must turn the tide... ''
Sarah Pinborough Murder Jo Fletcher 2014 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and one page corner tip creased else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Dr Thomas Brown, Police Surgeon, thinks he has finally recovered from the terrible events of years before. He no longer has nightmares about Jack the Ripper - or the other monster... even more malign who was in Jack's shadow... a woman's body is found... and a letter... some things will not remain buried: once again his uncanny enemy is loose... ''
Sarah Pinborough Poison Gollancz 2013 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Page edges slightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's promotion sheet. Illustrated by Les Edwards 5.00 ''Take a wicked queen, a handsome prince, a beautiful princess, and a poisoned apple... and get the true tale of Snow White, told the way it always should have been... ''
Ricardo Pinto The Chosen Book One of the Stone Dance of the Chameleon Trilogy Bantam 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a small piece of clear surface varnish missing from the front panel (sticker removal?) Signed and stamped by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 ''... the Commonwealth of the Three Lands... its heart, Osrakum... Here the society of the Masters... men who rule with savage cruelty... Soon after Carnelian is born, his father is exiled... Years later... Three Masters... beg Carnelian's father to return... to oversee the election of a new God Emperor... and sets in motion the concluding events in a story four thousand years old... ''
Edgar Allan Poe The Fall of the House of Usher Great Writers Library 1986 - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at base of spine else Fine book with decorated boards, as issued. 4.00 39 stories.
Frederik Pohl Homegoing Del Rey 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and lower corners bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''Sandy Washington was a pretty normal guy. The only real difference...was that Sandy had been raised by aliens on their spaceship. The Hakh'hli had done everything they could to give Sandy an Earth-type boyhood... Now, finally, the Hakh'hli were bringing Sandy home to Earth... ''
Frederik Pohl Mars Plus Baen 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and remainder felt pen line across lower page edges else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the events chronicled in... Man Plus were only the beginning. It is now fifty years later. Man is, or seems to be, on Mars to stay, but things have become... strange, even compared to the population of cyborgs, half-cyborgs and just plain humans... ''
Frederik Pohl The Day The Martians Came St. Martin's Press 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, small black dot on lower page edges and small triangular piece missing from the lower edge of one page and page edges lightly age=darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Of the two hundred and seventy-six astronauts under Captain Seerseller's charge, only thirty-eight survive to leave the planet. Just as America begins to accept its mission to colonise Mars as a failure, Henry Steegmen... accidentally discovers an underground city... ''
Frederik Pohl The Voices Of Heaven Tor 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... Pava is a world in turmoil, where a small human colony struggles to survive despite chronic shortages... and where frequent earthquakes threaten to destroy everything the settlers manage to create... On this fragile world, the only innocents are the Leps, an indigenous intelligent species... ''
Daniel Polansky A City Dreaming Hodder & Stoughton 2016 First Edition First Printing Upper front corner lightly curled, lower rear corner slightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''M is a drifter with a sharp tongue and few scruples , and limited magical ability... in... New York, trouble is a hard thing to avoid, and now a rivalry... threatens to make the Big Apple go the way of Atlantis... M will have to call in every favour, waste every charm, and blow every spell he's ever acquired - he might even have to get out of bed before noon.''
Daniel Polansky Low Town The Straight Razor Cure Hodder & Stoughton 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Rigus is the greatest city in the Thirteen Lands, a glittering metropolis of crystalline citadels and sumptuous manors, where gentlewomen hide delicate smiles behind silken sleeves and bored nobles settle affairs of honour with cold steel. But light casts shadow, and... Low Town is an ugly place... ''
Daniel Polansky Those Above Book 1 of The Empty Throne Hodder & Stoughton 2015 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Press Release 7.50 ''They enslaved humanity three thousand years ago. Near immortal, they rule from their palaces in the eternal city at the centre of the world. They enforce their will with fire and sword... ''
Tim Powers (Also as William Ashbless with James P. Blaylock) Expiration Date Tor 1996 First US & Hardback Edition & Thus First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''... Los Angeles... a city full of ghosts - and full, too, of unpleasant characters who extend their lives and enhance their power by catching and absorbing the ghosts of the recently dead... ''
Tim Powers Hide Me Among The Graves Corvus 2012 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 Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the base of the front fold. 7.50 ''London 1862. A city of over three million souls. Of stinking fog and dark winding streets. Through these streets walks the poet Christina Rosetti, haunted and tormented by the ghost of her uncle, John Polidori. Without him, she cannot write, but her relationship with him threatens to shake London itself to the ground... ''
Terry Pratchett Carpe Jugulum Doubleday 1998 First Edition 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. 5.00 ''Mighty Oats has not picked a good time to be a priest... he's caught up in a war between vampires and witches... And the vampires are intelligent - not easily got rid of with a garlic enema... ''
Terry Pratchett Going Postal Doubleday 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''Moist von Lipwig is a con artist and a fraud and man faced with a life choice: be hanged, or put Ankh-Morpork's ailing postal service back on its feet. It's a tough decision... ''
Terry Pratchett I Shall Wear Midnight Doubleday 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned and with two small flecks on top page edges else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Tiffany Aching is a witch. And she thinks she's doing a good job for the people of the Chalk. even if the job does seem to involve a lot of bandaging legs and cutting old ladies' toenails and not much, well, magic. Or sleep. But somewhere - some time - there's a tangled ball of evil and spite, of hatred and malice, that has woken up... ''
Terry Pratchett Jingo Gollancz 1997 First Edition First Printing Lightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... A new land has surfaced, and so have old feuds. And as two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch has got just a few hours to deal with a crime so big that there's no law against it. It's called 'war'... ''
Terry Pratchett Lords And Ladies Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened/faintly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 20.00 ''It's a hot Midsummer Night. The crop circles are turning up everywhere - even on the mustard-and-cress of Pewsey Ogg. aged four. And Magrat Garlick, witch, is going to be married in the morning... ''
Terry Pratchett Nation Doubleday 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... Mau is on his way home from the Boys' Island. Soon he will be a man. And then the wave comes - a huge wave, dragging black night behind it... The village has gone. The Nation as it was has gone. Now there's just Mau... a trouser-man girl... and an awful lot of big misunderstandings... ''
Terry Pratchett The Colour of Magic Corgi Audio 1993 First Thus (Two Abridged Audio Tapes - Approved by the Author) Still sealed in original wrap - Fine Front Cover Illustration by Josh Kirby 10.00 ''Is it fantasy? No - it's a different and more eccentric reality where the world is flat and moves through space on the back of a giant turtle... '' Read by Tony Robinson
Terry Pratchett The Long Earth Doubleday 2012 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) and like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... this was the office of the transEarth Institute, an arm of the Black Corporation... This wasn't Joshua's world. None of it was his world. In fact, when you got right down to it, he didn't have a world, he had all of them. All of the Long Earth... ''
Terry Pratchett The Long Utopia Doubleday 2015 First Edition First Printing Limited State Issued Simultaneously? (No. 177/825) Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in laminated boards and lightly rubbed box 40.00 ''... After the cataclysmic upheavals of Step Day and the Yellowstone eruption, humanity is spreading further into the Long Earth... and new challenges emerge... ' Fourth in the series.'
Terry Pratchett The Shepherd's Crown Doubleday 2015 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. 10.00 ''Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad... ''
Terry Pratchett Thud! Doubleday 2005 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the tips of the folds 4.00 ''Koom Valley? That was where the trolls ambushed the dwarfs, or the dwarfs ambushed the trolls. It was far away. It was a long time ago. But if he doesn't solve the murder of just one dwarf. Commander Sam Vimes... is going to see it fought again, right outside his office... '' Companion volume to Where's My Cow.
Terry Pratchett Unseen Academicals HarperCollins 2009 First Edition in the US First Printing? Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the lower front corners. 5.00 ''The wizards of Ankh-Morpork's Unseen University are renowned for many things - wisdom, magic, and their love of teatime - but athletics is most assuredly not on the list... so when Lord Vetinari... strongly suggests to Archchancellor Mustrum Ridcully that the university revive an erstwhile tradition and... put forth a football team... ''
Terry Pratchett Unseen Academicals Doubleday 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the price removed. 5.00 ''Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork - not the old-fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving, but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts and balls that go gloing when you drop them. And now the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match without using magic... ''
Douglas Preston (Also as Lincoln Preston with Lincoln Child) The Wheel of Darkness Warner 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''A luxury ocean liner on its maiden voyage... An ancient Tibetan box, its contents unknown, sealed with a terrifying warning... When the Agozyen walks the Western Sea, And darkness upon darkness wheels, The waters shall rise up in fury... ''
Cherie Priest Dreadful Skin Subterranean Press 2007 First Edition First Printing Lower front corner slightly curled else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 15.00 ''Jack Gilbert went to India to serve his Queen... returned... a violently changed man with an unnatural sickness that altered his body and warped his mind. Eileen Callaghan left an Irish convent with a revolver and a secret. She knows everything and nothing about Jack's curse... ''
Christopher Priest The Separation Scribners 2002 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Front top cover corner lightly curled and lower rear corner and top page edges faintly foxed - Very Good book Signed by the Author on the Title Page 20.00 ''... Jack and Joe Sawyer rowed for Great Britain in the 1936 Berlin Olympics... Jack joins the RAF. His war is savage, spreading firestorms across Germany... Joe... declares himself a pacifist... As their stories play out, possibilities, parallels and confusion surround them... each... an ordinary man party to momentous events.'' First Printings are very scarce.
Malcolm Pryce Don't Cry For Me Aberystwyth Bloomsbury 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Aberystwyth at Christmas. The smell of pine drifts along the Prom, mingling with the reek of bladderwrack, toffee apple, vanilla and wet donkey fur. And in a filthy alley in Chinatown, a man in a red-and-white coat with a long white beard lies dead in a pool of his own gore... Aberystwyth at Christmas. Compliments of the Season.''
Andrew Pyper The Demonologist Orion 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Slightly rubbed and marked at the base of the front panel and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof in slightly worn Proof Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... David Ullman... wasn't a believer... was offered a trip to Venice in the capacity of a 'demonologist'... seeing it as a free vacation for my teenage daughter and myself. But what I witnessed... changed what I believe forever... the voice that passed from my daughter's lips before she jumped from the hotel's roof belonged to a being I have long studied... ''
Andrew Pyper The Guardians Orion 20101 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Press Release 5.00 ''Don't all kids imagine there's a haunted house in their neighbourhood? Can you remember yours? But what if you knew something bad really had happened in that house? What if you saw it? What if you tried not to think about it for the next thirty years? What if, one day, you had to back into that house... ''
John Rackham Ipomoea Dobson 1972 First Hardback Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, one biro comment (presumably by R.C.) on rear free end paper, and page edges foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, price-clipped and with Publisher's 1.40 price sticker Signed and Personalised by the Author t 30.00 ''... Ipomoea... One dose... the addict loses all sense of responsibility... then... the addict switches off altogether... they don't die... they don't even show signs of getting old... immortal vegetables; brainless bodies swamping the world, spreading this Happy Sugar to others... ''
Irene Radford Guardian Of The Balance Merlin's Descendants Volume One Daw 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Her name was Arylwren - Wren to those she numbered among her friends. She was the child who should not have been, daughter of Myrddin Emrys... and Deirdre - The Morrigan - high priestess of the Druids. Both had been promised to the gods, and Myrddin, gifted with prophecy from childhood, had been sworn to eternal celibacy... ''
Robert Rankin Knees Up Mother Earth Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 7.50 ''... There's big trouble in little Brentford. Property developers are planning to destroy Griffin Park, the borough's beloved football ground... Horror! Shock! Outrage! Something must be done... Magic, time travel and football: not exactly your everyday combination... ''
Robert Rankin Raiders of the Lost Car Park Doubleday 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Cornelius Murphy and his tiny companion Tuppe, the stuff of epics and so forth, have a plan: enter the Forbidden Zones, rescue Hugo Rune (mage, inventor, close personal friend of Einstein, author of The Book of Ultimate Truths and father to Cornelius) and find some of the boundless wealth reputed to be stored there... ''
Robert Rankin Snuff Fiction Doubleday 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a short (5mm) split at the base of the rear fold. 5.00 ''Society's plug is about to be pulled, big time. At the stroke of midnight on 31 December 1999, computer systems all over the world will crash and plunge us into chaos... forget about impending doom and enter the glamorous world of snuff-snorting. Oh, and don't forget to bring a hankie... ''
Robert Rankin The Book Of Ultimate Truths Doubleday 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''He had walked the Earth as Nostradamus, Uther Pendragon, Count Caligliostro and Rodrigo Borgia. He could open a tin of sardines with his teeth, strike a Swan Vesta on his chin, rope steers, drive a steam locomotive and hum all the works of Gilbert and Sullivan without becoming confused or breaking down in tears... ''
Robert Rankin The Brightonomicon Gollancz 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened and marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''When our teenage hero takes his beloved one, Enid Earles, away for a dirty weekend in Brighton, things do not go as he might have wished. Instead of a night of passion... He narrowly escapes... drowning... brought ashore by the Perfect Master, Cosmic Dick and self-styled Logos of the Aeon... Hugo Rune.. ''
Robert Rankin The Da-Da-De-Da-Da Code Gollancz 2007 First Edition Second Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... Jonny Hooker is a tormented man, but his former problems pale into insignificance when he received a Very Special Letter telling him his name has been selected... to be a WINNER... But to claim his prize, he has to solve the Da-Da-De-Da-Da Code... ''
Robert Rankin The Fandom Of The Operator Doubleday 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Gary Cheese is twenty-two years of age. His hobbies include music, girls, TV and the detective novels of the twentieth century's bestselling novelist, the now legendary P. P. Penrose. And attempting to reanimate the dead... ''
Robert Rankin The Greatest Show Off Earth Doubleday 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower edge of front board and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a telephone number written inside the rear flap 5.00 ''Raymond's had a rough couple of days. snatched from his allotment by a flying starfish from Uranus and sold as a delicacy in a Venusian food market, it seems like his luck has changed when he is rescued by the travelling circus. But then this isn't an ordinary circus... the professor has a little job for Raymond... save Planet Earth from extinction by Friday... ''
Robert Rankin The Greatest Show Off Earth Doubleday 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''Raymond's had a rough couple of days. snatched from his allotment by a flying starfish from Uranus and sold as a delicacy in a Venusian food market, it seems like his luck has changed when he is rescued by the travelling circus. But then this isn't an ordinary circus... the professor has a little job for Raymond... save Planet Earth from extinction by Friday... ''
Robert Rankin The Toyminator Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Corners slightly creased/rubbed/curled else Fine Uncorrected Proof With Publisher's Press Release 5.00 ''Somewhere over the rainbow and just off the Yellow Brick Road stands Toy City, formerly known as Toy Town... There have been outbreaks of STC - Spontaneous Toy Combustion... strange signs and portents... With the body count rising... it is time for a hero... Eddie Bear... and his loyal sidekick, Jack.'' Sequel to Hollow Chocolate Bunnies...
Robert Rankin The Toyminator Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and boards lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Somewhere over the rainbow and just off the Yellow Brick Road stands Toy City, formerly known as Toy Town... There have been outbreaks of STC - Spontaneous Toy Combustion... strange signs and portents... With the body count rising... it is time for a hero... Eddie Bear... and his loyal sidekick, Jack.'' Sequel to Hollow Chocolate Bunnies...
Robert Rankin The Witches of Chiswick Gollancz 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges differentially browned else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... We have al been lied to. A great and sinister conspiracy exists to keep us from uncovering the truth about our past... The War Of The Worlds was a true account of real events... Captain Nemo's Nautilus even now lies rusting at the bottom of the North Sea... there really was an invisible man... Queen Victoria had a sexual relationship with Dr Watson... ''
Robert Rankin Waiting For Godalming Doubleday 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... God is dead. He died in mysterious circumstances while on a fishing trip to Norfolk, leaving a wife, three children and a great deal of valuable property... he left his beloved planet Earth to his youngest son, Colin. Which seems mightily suspicious as the meek were expecting to inherit it. Colin is all for flogging it off to the highest bidder... ''
Julian Rathbone Trajectories Gollancz 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, rubbed Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''... contrasts the idyll that was the origin of our species with its final decades in a polluted, doomed environment, and the pampered, secure life of the haves with the squalor and civil strife of the majority... an apocalyptic vision which is both prophecy and warning... ''
Melanie Rawn Elsewhens Tor 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... one of the uses of magic is to present plays that immerse the audience in the sights, sounds, and emotions of the story. Cade is a tregetour - a wizard who is both a playwright and magic-wielder... But a tregetour is useless without a glisker - and elf who can spin the magic out onto the stage. And Cade's glisker, Mieka, is something special... ''
Melanie Rawn Skybowl Macmillan 1995 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, spine creased and page edges browned and lightly (?tea?) stained - Very Good book in slightly worn Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... A generation of peace among the Sunrunners was shattered by a seemingly unstoppable invasion force - leaving a world split asunder by war and the powers of sorcery... it is only the combined powers of Sunrunning and Sorcery that will allow them the chance to defeat the invaders... ''
Melanie Rawn The Ruins Of Ambrai Exiles : Book One Macmillan 1996 First Edition in the UK Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''A thousand years ago the Mageborn fled prejudice and persecution to colonize the planet Lenfell. But as well as their magic they brought hatred... A war... let loose Wild Magic across the land... and unleashed the hideous spectres known as the Wraithbeasts. Generations after the war... ''
Kit Reed Magic Time Berkley Putnam 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few page top corner tips and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Probably Signed and Personalised by the Author (?as K) on the front free end paper 20.00 Clute - ''...treats the USA as analogous to a grotesque theme park, posthumously run by a Disney-like guru in cold storage''
Kit Reed Tiger Rag Dutton 1973 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners bruised, front free end paper removed and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly browned, creased and marked Dust Jacket, with some pressure marks/impressions on the rear panel 4.00 '' '... she became aware of the presence of evil, as palpable as a waking tiger; it uncurled and rose to stalk around the house, snuffling at the cracks and staring with bright, yellow eyes at every window, trying to find its way in.'... Her tiger is the past, her passion is the truth. Her rage is to put it all together... '' Non-fantastical?
Mickey Zucker Reichert The Last of the Renshai Millennium 1993 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Down through the centuries... four masters of magic have struggled to maintain the delicate balance of power in the troubled Northlands. But now the mortal world teeters on the brink of the long foretold Great War... When their enemies band together in a surprise attack... one Renshai will escape the genocide... a lone warrior... and a master of destruction... ''
Katya Reimann A Tremor In The Bitter Earth Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... returns to the enthralling... world of Wind From A Foreign Sky... Gaultry Blas is a young woman with a knowledge of woods magic and a special bond to the twin goddesses... She has saved her land from subversion by the scheming agents of the Bissanty empire... the short-lived peace is shattered by a horrifying betrayal crafted by the dark magic of Bissanty assassins.''
Alastair Reynolds Blue Remembered Earth Gollancz 2012 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 'Geoffrey and Sunday Akinya want no part of their family and its wealth... But when their Grandmother dies she leaves behind a secret that throws Geoffrey and Sunday into a desperate race against their family. A race run beneath the unblinking eye of The Mechanism.''
Alastair Reynolds Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days Gollancz 2003 First Combined Edition & Thus First Printing Binding a little strained and page edges lightly browned and no longer parallel else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 Two Revelation Space stories - ''... When an old friend offers Swift the chance to help him explore Blood Spire, an enigmatic structure surrounded by the bones of those who have already tried... '' & ''... Naqi has dedicated her life to the study of the alien Pattern Jugglers, the amorphous, aquatic organisms with the capacity to preserve and reshape human memory... ''
Jenna Rhodes The Four Forges The Elven Ways: Book One DAW 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... Kerith, a world... bereft of magic after the devastating Magi wars which killed off the Magi, leaving behind their Galdarkan minions, the fighters they had created...the Vaelinars had mysteriously appeared from nowhere... no memory of how they had come... carrying forward an enmity they scarcely understood... a different sort of elemental magic...
Anne Rice (Also as Anne Rampling & A. N. Roquelaure) Blood And Gold The Vampire Marius Chatto & Windus 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, one lower page corner creased and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... one of the oldest vampires of them all... Criss-crossing through the stories of other vampires... haunted by Pandora and by his alter ego Mael, tracked by the Talamasca... the self-styled guardian of 'those who must be kept'... ''
Anne Rice (Also as Anne Rampling & A. N. Roquelaure) Blood And Gold The Vampire Marius Chatto & Windus 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... one of the oldest vampires of them all... Criss-crossing through the stories of other vampires... haunted by Pandora and by his alter ego Mael, tracked by the Talamasca... the self-styled guardian of 'those who must be kept'... ''
Anne Rice (Also as Anne Rampling & A. N. Roquelaure) Merrick Chatto & Windus 2000 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top of the folds. 5.00 ''... Lestat lives again but in a twilight world of music and memory... Louis de Pointe du Lac... takes centre stage , tortured by the memory of the child vampire Claudia, whom he loved and lost... Merrick must use her black witchcraft to call up the ghost of Claudia - however dangerous this may be... ''
Anne Rice Pandora New Tales of the Vampires Chatto & Windus 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''David Talbot, vampire survivor of Memnoch the Devil, calls forth Pandora in modern-day Paris to tell her own story. Two thousand years old, she was a mortal girl in ancient Rome at the time of Caesar Augustus... As a follower of the secret blood-tainted cult of Isis, Pandora had to flee to Antioch... ''
Anne Rice Servant Of The Bones Chatto & Windus 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''''... Azriel is a rebel ghost who holds in his memories the long and troubled history of Western civilisation. Born almost 2500 years ago... Azriel is forced to take the role of a god for three days, paying for his people's freedom with an eternity of half-death, half-life... his restless spirit can be called forth by whoever holds the casket of golden bones... ''
Anne Rice Violin Chatto & Windus 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine & lower front corner & page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''In this powerful confessional novel... another ghost... the mesmeric and dangerous Stefan - part incubus, part inspiration... nineteenth-century violinist appears on the street corner in twentieth century New Orleans, to haunt Triana... Stefan takes Triana back to Vienna in the early 1800s where Beethoven was his teacher... ''
Anne Rice Vittorio, The Vampire New Tales of the Vampires Knopf 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and remainder dot on bottom page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the mesmerising story of a Vittorio, a vampire in the Italian Age of Gold... Vittorio is seduced by the vampire Ursula, the most beautiful of his supernatural enemies... he finds himself facing demonic adversaries, war and political intrigue... ''
Robert Richardson The Book of the Dead St. Martin's Press 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 Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the extremities 4.00 ''... he is especially intrigued by wealthy bibliophile Carrington's tale of a literary treasure - the last unpublished Sherlock Holmes story - passed down through the family... Carrington's murderer steals the precious Holmes story from the safe... But eventually, Gus must turn to the master Holmes... to untangle... this very modern murder case.''
Phil Rickman The Chalice Macmillan 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and 'This Book Belongs To' stamp on front fixed end paper (under Dust Jacket flap) else Fine book in like Dust Jacket in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket, with a tiny wear spot at the upper tip of the front fold 7.50 ''Glastonbury... considered by many to be 'the holiest earth in England... But... the mystical atmosphere of the place becomes soured by bitterness, violence and death... with earthly issues splitting the town and the supernatural beginning to seep into the cracks, someone must face up to the worst of all possibilities... the existence of an anti-Grail - the Dark Chalice.''
Phil Rickman To Dream of the Dead Quercus 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Only days before Christmas, police in the city of Hereford make a gruesome discovery, linked to the unearthing of the Dinedor Serpent, a unique prehistoric ritual monument... the village is isolated in the floods, cut off with a killer inside... shocking savagery paralyses an ancient community... ''
Judith Merkle Riley A Vision of Light New English Library 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly creased Dust Jacket with a few light surface scratches. 5.00 ''Young, wealthy, twice-married Margaret of Ashbury determines to write a book, but the year is 1355 and the notion of a female wanting to record her experiences and thoughts is not just arrogant, it's possibly heretical... '' Her First Book
John Ringo Honor of the Clan Baen 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... With the Federation still a shambles after the Posleen invasion, preventing the recovery of the Posleen and protecting humanity... is paramount... When a betrayal... is revealed to Michael O'Neal, it is his clear duty to eliminate it. And then diamond meets diamond... ''
Jennifer Roberson Deepwood Daw 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned in one place else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Alisanos: the deepwood - a magical world with two suns and a sepia sky. It is home to demons, a thousand gods, and numerous other magical entities... the deepwood is sentient... Alisanos... coexists with human lands... its borders are unstable... '' Book Two of Karavans
Jennifer Roberson Sword-Born A Novel of Tiger and Del Daw 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a small amount of white material trapped under the lamination on the rear panel. 5.00 ''... Left as an infant to die in the desert, and enslaved by the Southron tribe who found him, he had won his freedom and his name by slaying a deadly sandtiger... Born in the frozen North, she had seen her family brutally murdered... she had studied with the greatest of Northern sword-masters and had become the most deadly sword-singer in the North... ''
Jennifer Roberson Sword-Sworn A Novel Of Tiger And Del Daw 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The South had always been Tiger's home. Left as an infant to die in the desert... he won his freedom... by slaying a deadly sandtiger... joined the elite brotherhood of Southron sword-dancers... Del was a woman of the North... her family brutally murdered... Motivated by revenge, she studied with the greatest of Northern sword-masters... '' Last in the series
Adam Roberts I Am Scrooge A Zombie Story for Christmas Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in laminated boards - as issued Illustrations by Zom Leech 5.00 ''Marley was dead to begin with... The legendary Ebeneezer Scrooge sits in his house, his riches forgotten. Downstairs, his front door shudders and shakes under the blows from the zombies that crowd around it hungering for his flesh... Does mankind's survival lie in the hands of one of literature's scrawniest and meanest heroes?... ''
Adam Roberts (Also as A. R. R. R. Roberts, A R R R Roberts, A3R Roberts and Robertski Brothers) The Real-Town Murders Gollancz 2017 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 ''Alma is a detective in a near-future England... Her partner is ill, and has to be treated without fail every four hours, a task that only Alma can do. If she misses the five minute window her lover will die... Alma is called to a car factory to be shown an impossible death and finds herself caught up in a political coup... ''
Keith Roberts A Heron Caught In Weeds Kerosina 1987 First Edition First Printing Limited State (Paper) (No.356/650) Bruised at base of spine else Fine booklet Signed by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 Poems by Keith Roberts selected by James Goddard: Grainne; Calais Encounter; Home Thoughts from a Coach; De Profundis, Pro Temporis; A Civic Problem Observed; Spanbroekmolen; Hill 60; Sanctuary Wood; Tyne Cot; Ypres, 1980; At Hellfire Corner; The Last Resort; A L'enfant Sauvage; Envoi and many others.
Keith Roberts Grainne Kerosina 1987 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof 35.00 Spiral bound photocopy of manuscript. Only 6 copies were produced (I think).
Keith Roberts Kaeti & Company Kerosina 1986 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No 55/200) Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With additional similarly numbered booklet ''Kaeti's Apocalypse'' (one extra story) included. 40.00 ''... Kaeti and her companions inhabit a strange world; a 'theatre of the mind' where the unexpected is commonplace, where ghosts, vampires and even the odd goddess may be encountered... '' Ten Stories, plus Kaeti's Apocalypse. NOTE: This limited, signed edition was not issued in a box.
Keith Roberts Kaeti On Tour Sirius 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and a couple of page lower tips creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... Kaeti branches out, moves further from her beloved London. In the process she makes a whole range of new, intriguing friends; and lands herself in some scrapes startling even by her standards. The shadows she sprays on the pavements... come alive to haunt her; later, the magic Tiger Sweater... does more than haunt the subjects of her wrath... ''
Keith Roberts Kiteworld Gollancz 1985 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 Clute - ''Kiteworld... invokes the atmosphere of earlier work in its depiction of a Britain dominated by religious fanatics, and its constrictive rendering of the life of the crews who man giant kites to guard the frontiers against demons.''
Keith Roberts The Inner Wheel Hart-Davis 1970 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges and end papers slightly browned and marked - Very Good book. 10.00 ''... Fear was the key to understanding. It rode the Steam Fair gallopers, haunted Libby Maynard till her brain blew apart; it walked with Roley in a dawn bay, where a dream-house folded steel wings above the cliffs. Fear was the weapon on the Groups; yet they were also afraid. The Groups developed gestalt brains... ''
Keith Roberts The Inner Wheel Hart-Davis 1970 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and a little eroded at top and base of spine, front free end paper missing, library card, plate, bar-code and stamps and page edges browned and marked - Poor book with Dust Jacket laminated to the boards 5.00 ''... Fear was the key to understanding. It rode the Steam Fair gallopers, haunted Libby Maynard till her brain blew apart; it walked with Roley in a dawn bay, where a dream-house folded steel wings above the cliffs. Fear was the weapon on the Groups ; yet they were also afraid. The Groups developed gestalt brains... ''
R. Garcia Y Robertson Lady Robyn Forge 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Robyn's fantasy of courtly romance comes up against the brute reality of medieval politics... murder, warfare, and betrayal... an engrossing time-travel romance... '' Follows Knight Errant.
Spider Robinson Night Of Power Baen 1985 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''... 1996... New York City... torn by racial tension and rip for rebellion... black Americans... demand what is theirs... and have the power to take it... And their plans are unsuspected... until... ''
Spider Robinson Stardance Dial Press 1979 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, top board edges slightly browned, slightly bumped near top front corner and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in price-clipped, lightly edge-rubbed and internally damp-marked Dust Jacket, w 15.00 ''Because she was the way she was - big, beautiful, sexy - there was no way on Earth Shara Drummond could become a professional dancer in spite of her soaring genius... but the zero gravity environment of the orbiting Skyfac... meant catering to the whims of a perverse millionaire... And when the aliens appeared... ''
Justina Robson Silver Screen Macmillan 1999 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof 3.00 Promotional 46-page 'teaser' of chapters 5-7 in pictorial stapled card - ''She's got the memory of a machine. A boyfriend whose work is slowly turning him into a cyborg. A friend whose only dream, of becoming a pure mind inside a computer, is about to come true. And a mystery to solve... ''
Michaela Roessner Vanishing Point Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... suddenly, without warning: 90% of the human race disappeared without trace... Civilisation collapsed... After a few months of violence... a measure of peace was restored in the Bay Area... Now, thirty years after the Disappearance, Dr. Easterman is... continuing a promising line of research on what caused the cataclysmic event... ''
Michael Scott Rohan (Also as Michael Scot, with Allan Scott) Cloud Castles Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased, price-clipped, Dust Jacket 4.00 ''The Spiral: where past and present meet, where myth and legend infiltrate the mundane world, where Hy Brasil and Babylon are a short voyage away from Liverpool or Hamburg - via the cloud archipelagoes... in the heart of hi-tech Europe a denizen from the dawn of time is reaching out to ensnare one of humanity's most sacred emblems... and a new dark age will begin... ''
Michael Scott Rohan (Also as Michael Scot, with Allan Scott) Cloud Castles AvoNova/Morrow 1994 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Twice before Stephen Fisher has set sail upon the spiral - that shifting melee of Space and Time that abuts accepted reality at ancient, hidden places... great and terrible forces... are calling him back once more... demons are descending en masse upon Europe, Malevolent beings... have conspired to spill monsters into the Core... ''
Michael Scott Rohan The Gates Of Noon Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, price-clipped, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Shadows from the past, from the present - and from somewhere that is neither, where myths and archetypes stalk the world. Entangled by old loves and ancient hatreds, with witches and warlocks to help him and the original Bogyman on his trail, Steve must fight to reconcile past and present... ''
Michael Scott Rohan (Also as Michael Scot, with Allan Scott) The Lord Of Middle Air Gollancz 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''Young Walter Scot is hot on the heels of cattle raiders in the service of the dark Lord of Soulis when he encounters his kinsman Michael Scot - and his life is changed forever. Even in the turbulent Borderlands of thirteenth-century Scotland Michael had a fearsome reputation as a magician and master of forbidden arts, trafficking with the demons of the middle air... ''
J. K. Rowling (Also as Newt Scamander, Kennilworthy Whisp and Robert Galbraith) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Little, Brown 2016 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... nineteen years later... It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children... As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes darkness comes from unexpected places.''
Brian Ruckley Fall of Thanes The Godless World Book Three Orbit 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket 10.00 ''An uneasy truce exists between the thanes of the True Bloods. Now, as another winter approaches, the armies of the Black Road march south, from their exile beyond the Vale of Stones. For some, war will bring a swift and violent death.... But all, soon, will fall under the shadow that is descending... ''
Brian Ruckley Winterbirth The Godless World Book One Orbit 2006 First Edition First Printing Top corners slightly creased/rubbed and light crease in front and rear covers else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''An uneasy truce exists between the thanes of the True Bloods. Now, as another winter approaches, the armies of the Black Road march south, from their exile beyond the Vale of Stones. For some, war will bring a swift and violent death.... But all, soon, will fall under the shadow that is descending... ''
Brian Ruckley Winterbirth The Godless World Book One Orbit 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''An uneasy truce exists between the thanes of the True Bloods. Now, as another winter approaches, the armies of the Black Road march south, from their exile beyond the Vale of Stones. For some, war will bring a swift and violent death.... But all, soon, will fall under the shadow that is descending... ''
Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Also as Kristine Grayson, Kris Nelscott and with Dean Wesley Smith, Kathryn Wesley & Sandy Schofield) The Fey: Changeling Millennium 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''The Blue Isle is under siege, but even this is a success of sorts, since no other nation has survived even one battle with the shape-changers and doppelgangers of the Fey. No other land has managed to keep their magical warriors at bay. But the Blue Isle has in its Holy Water a magic of its own... ''
Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Also as Kristine Grayson, Kris Nelscott and with Dean Wesley Smith, Kathryn Wesley & Sandy Schofield) The White Mists Of Power Millennium 1992 First UK & Trade Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with the corners a little rubbed. 5.00 ''An innocent excited boy, a prince and heir, takes his first journey to the city. it is nothing like he imagined. Hands pound against his carriage... The streets teem with merchants... magicians, half-mad preachers... But it is the last journey of his life as a prince. soon he will be abandoned and declared dead... ''
Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Also as Kristine Grayson, Kris Nelscott and with Dean Wesley Smith, Kathryn Wesley & Sandy Schofield) Traitors Millennium 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and binding slightly strained else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''Two people love Emilio Diate - the Golgoth, the king who raised the refugee boy as his own; and Sheba, second to the throne of the Golgoth's deadly enemy, the Kingdom. Both believe he will betray the other side... ''
Eric Frank Russell Deep Space Dobson 1974 Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, lightly browned, Dust Jacket, with the red spine lettering faded to a uniform yellow.. 15.00 First Person Singular; The Witness; Last Blast; Homo Saps; The Timid Tiger; A Little Oil; Rainbow's End; The Undecided and Second Genesis
Eric Frank Russell Dreadful Sanctuary Dobson 1972 First Edition in Hardback Thus First Printing (Follows the revised text prepared for the 1967 Four Square paperback) Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly marked else Fine book in like, price-clipped, Dust Jacket, with a short tear (ca. 4mm) at the top of the rear panel adjacent to the spine 20.00 ''When the seventeenth rocket to Mars, like its sixteen predecessors, unaccountably explodes... one man decides to try to find out... he hires a private investigator... The results... are surprising, to say the least.''
Jay Russell Celestial Dogs Raven/Robinson 1996 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers slightly bumped, else Fine Uncorrected Proof 7.50 ''The search for a missing Hollywood hooker draws Marty to the streets of L.A. where he encounters demons relentless and hungry for human flesh.!''
Ray Russell Princess Pamela Being the Personal Journal of Miss Pamela Summerfield of Berkley Square Mayfair London edited, with an Afterword by Houghton Mifflin 1979 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened/marked else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''... 1837, and she is eighteen... a Victorian thriller... the revelation of a stunning secret... '' Non fantastical novel.
Sean Russell The Compass of the Soul Book Two of the River into Darkness DAW 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower rear corner and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 3.00 ''... a wondrous journey to a world where magic is vanishing as the era of reason and science dawns... two factions vie for control of the magical arts-shrouded and secret, et powerful beyond imagining. Lord Eldrich is last mage... ''
Sean Russell The One Kingdom Book One of The Swans' War Eos 2001 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 'The cataclysm began more than a century earlier, when the King of Ayr died before naming an heir to the throne, and damned his realm to chaos. The cold-blooded conspiracies of the Renne and the Wills - each family desirous of the prize of rule - would sunder one kingdom, and spawn generations of hatred and discord... ''
Sean Russell The One Kingdom Book One of The Swans' War Orbit 2001 First Edition First Printing Lower corners of the first 27 pages marked and creased, else Near Fine Uncorrected Proof 3.00 ''... From their home in the Vale of Lakes, three young traders set out on a quest to make their fortune. Carrying a cargo of ancient artefacts, their journey... will take them into a world both strange and terrifying... ''
Sean Russell The Swans' War Orbit 2001-5 All are First Edition First Printing Slightly/Bumped at top and/or base of spines, page edges lightly browned and lower page edges of Vol. 2 a little bumped and marked - Very Good to Near Fine Books in like, slightly browned, Dust Jackets, Vol. 2 with a short tear at the lower edge of the 12.50 ''... From their home in the Vale of Lakes, three young traders set out on a quest to make their fortune. Carrying a cargo of ancient artifacts, their journey... will take them into a world both strange and terrifying... ''
Frank Ryan The Sundered World Book One Tir Swift 1999 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly bumped Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top of the rear fold. 5.00 ''... Alan Duval... suddenly, bewilderingly... is transported from Earth to a mirror world - Tir... Granny Ddhu... confers on him the Oraculum of the Tridedana, the gateway to immense power and the first step in a seemingly impossible quest... ''

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