Books For Sale - November 2023
Jack Vance Monsters In Orbit Dobson 1977 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine Book in slightly marked Dust Jacket 50.00 ''Though still quite young , Jean Parlier had already had an active interplanetary life. Wanted on her native world, she had escaped to Earth on wits and courage. A very pretty girl, she had a very unusual type of personal vitality which captivated men. But her aim was not a man, but first getting her hands on a million dollars... ''
Jeff VanderMeer Veniss Underground Tor 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly worn at top of spine, corners a little rubbed and a few page corner tips creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 4.00 ''On a far-future Earth where vast deserts... surround walled city-states, the mysterious Quinn manipulates biological engineering to create semi-sentient species for use as both toys and manual labour... Nicholas pays Quinn a visit, he... will discover just how dangerous it is to know Quinn... '' His first novel.
Elizabeth Vaughan Warprize Gollancz 2007 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Xylara is a Daughter of Xy, brought up to do her duty to her country... Lyra's... incompetent half-brother... is on the throne... But the once-great kingdom... is falling to the Warlord... the Warlord has claimed tribute... Xylara... his Warprize... ''
Marian Veevers Bloodlines Gollancz 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Three women, separated by time but drawn together across the years by one nightmare, a curse so strong that it threatens kings and babes alike... ''
Rev. Hubert Venables (Charles Herridge?) The Frankenstein Diaries Hutchinson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in worn, torn and creased Dust Jacket 3.00 ''A genius born out of his time, Frankenstein believed himself possessed of a divine vocation to create 'the new Adam', only to find he had unleashed the denizens of hell... illustrated with Frankenstein's own sketches and with contemporary documents... ''
George Sylvester Viereck Salome The Wandering Jewess Duckworth 1930 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped and faded at top and base of spine, and page edges and end papers foxed and lightly browned and slightly marked/foxed - Very Good book in slightly age-darkened and marked Dust Jacket with a few tape reinforcements, a little eroded at the c 40.00 ''This is the story of the Eternal Woman, who for two thousand years battles to free her sex from its biological shackles, to place women on an equal footing with men... '' History, philosophy, sexual (and erotic) politics discussed in detail - middle volume of the 'Two Thousand Years' trilogy but easily readable as a stand-alone.
Vernor Vinge Marooned In Realtime Bluejay 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine, top page edges a little grubby, lower page edges marked - Very Good to Near Fine Uncorrected Proof in slightly browned, creased and worn proof Dust Jacket with a couple of short tears. 15.00 Clute - ''Sequel to The Peace War (1984)... is similarly acute in its presentation of technologies... though its use once again of protagonists with seemingly paranormal powers tends to reduce any sense of novelty. The intricately plotted progress of various characters from near to far future, via an inventively deployed stasis-field technology, is narratively arousing... ''
Paul Voermans And Disregards The Rest Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked and bumped else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket Signed and Warmly Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 ''Australian writer... extraordinary achievement, treating the themes of alien contact, time and alternate realities with verve and freshness... '' His first book
Paul Voermans The Weird Colonial Boy Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine, end papers lightly browned and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... Nigel finds a way of following the fish... He's still in Australia. It's still 1978. but who is this English King Rupert at war with the European Community?... There are prison camps and public executions... Understanding it all could mean the death sentence for... Nigel... ''
Paula Volsky The Grand Ellipse Bantam 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''In the modern, civilized republic of Vonahr, a land blessed with gaslight, steam engines, and indoor plumbing, the need for magic seems a thing of the past. But soon the Vonahrish will find that magic is their only hope - for an unstoppable evil is on the march... ''
Elisabeth Vonarburg Blood Out of a Stone Nanopress 2009 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine Book with (simulated?) leather binding 20.00 Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin; The Poligloti; Eon; The Museum of Impermanence; To Die, a Little; Pas de deux; The Beginning of the Circle; Blood Out of a Stone and With Open Eyes
Jonathan Waite Passionate and Confused Jottings from Smallship One Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book 10.00 ''... a very careful selection of the best bits and bobs from my blog... here are some of the posts that moved people, amused people, or simply started arguments... ''
Jonathan Waite Three Windows Selected Mediumish Stories Self Published 2009 (Print on Demand?) Fine Book 10.00 Introduction; The Sallow Man - At a country house weekend... an eerie call reaches out... ; The Shop - A humdrum shop in an ordinary mall sells goods that are out of this world; Loose Threads: A Tale of the Truesingers - in the far future, the fate of a planet may hang on the music of a three-girl group...
Jonathan Waite Two Magicians Self Published 2009 (Paper) (Print on Demand? No ISBN) Fine Book 10.00 ''When Mordecai... Court Magus... woke up that morning, he had no special plans... If he had known that within a matter of hours he would be... bereft of his magic... caught up in a palace revolution... on the run from a murderous master criminal... saddled with a skinny, smelly, unreliable apprentice... ''
Andrew Wallace Celebrity Werewolf NewCon Press 2019 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine Paperback Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Pre-Lim Page 5.00 ''Suave, sophisticated, erudite and charming, Gig Danvers seems to be too good to be true. He appears from nowhere and sets about revolutionising science and promoting humanitarian causes, using his growing influence for the good of all mankind; but are his critics right to be cautious?... ''
Hugh Walpole Portrait Of A Man With Red Hair A Romantic Macabre Macmillan 1925 First Edition First Printing - Trade Issue Slightly bumped and slightly worn at base of spine, bruised and worn at top, and top front corner slightly bumped, page edges slightly foxed and marked Very Good to Near Fine book . 10.00 ''... I will invoke the great names of Hoffmann and Hawthorne for its God-fathers... But the word allegory is, in these days, a dangerous one, and some one will soon be showing me that we have, each one of us, his Sea-Fog, his White Tower, and that it is the fault of his own weakness if he does not fling out of the window his Red-Haired Man...''
Paul Ware Flight Of The Mariner Hodder & Stoughton 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges foxed, browned and slightly bumped - Very Good book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Shushuan, world of the Vinh. Across a gulf of space and time that cannot be measured by Earth's science, the ancient, forgotten birthplace of humankind still calls to its long-lost offspring. But only a handful of those descendants, a special few in whom the race-memory still lies buried, are able - or willing - to respond... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Canis Major to Rainby: The Carraway Connection Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) 10.00 ''He is a talented poet, a master of words, whose songs play on the hearts of his admirers with seemingly supernatural potency. But his own heart is in turmoil, enthralled by a vision of unattainable beauty... his quest to know and claim his beloved will bring him face to face with a truth he cannot handle... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Daydar IV: The Kniva Project, Book Four: Harvest of the World Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Light spine creasing else Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) 7.50 ''Severin Torrent, Governor of Salak and Commander Elect of Security in the Fringes, has come to Daydar IV on a state visit, and to reclaim his pet, MERSHANE BRINGER. What he finds will shock him to his core... '' Last in the tetralogy.
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Daydar IV: The Kniva Project, Book One: StormChild Self Published 2009 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) One spine crease and a small split at base of spine, front cover corners lightly rubbed and short crease to top corner, a few page top corners a little creased - this copy appears to have been used for proofing, with corrections in pencil on a number of p 7.50 ''A budding Urthan colony that hides a deadly secret plays host to a coterie of exotic visitors, the last remnant of the defeated Harket race. But they are not all they seem. Their leader... is in fact MERSHANE BRINGER, a prince of the Rhagan Empire. driven... to put right a long-forgotten wrong... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Daydar IV: The Kniva Project, Book Three: DragonLord Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) 10.00 ''Daydar IV is under water, its Urthan colonists evacuated to an outlying orde station in the hills. Now MERSHANE BRINGER and his Circle must find a more hospitable place for them. And there are a few other little problems still to solve... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Daydar IV: The Kniva Project, Book Two: StormLord Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Front cover corners lightly rubbed else Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) 10.00 ''... a deeper problem has come to light, a dangerous instability in the planet's crust, held at bay only by Kniva's ancient kephera technology. If Mer and his Circle deactivate the machines, the human colony and all its people will be lost. Meanwhile, Mer has his own problems... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Rainby to Salak (and back): Bracelets, Bells and Dragon Dice Self Published 2009 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Base of spine lightly rubbed else Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) 10.00 ''The planet RAINBY - where all the bigotry and prejudice of the Urthan Unity is taken to its most hideous extreme. And yet it was on Rainby that MERSHANE BRINGER encountered two men who would become his staunchest allies and closest friends... Rainby would learn to rue the day these three souls were thrown together... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Salak to Rha: Betwixt and Between Self Published 2010 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) 10.00 'MERSHANE BRINGER has been many things in his life - Trader, smuggler, pirate, slave. But always... the mysterious planet RHA, has called him to come home... these stories... range from Mer's earliest forays into Unity space to the eve of his departure for DAYDAR IV...
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Salak: Blood on Bookwalk Self Published 2010 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) 10.00 ''... as murder erupts on peaceful Bookwalk, Mer must find and defuse a psychic time bomb which could reignite the flames of war... fist volume of the Chronicles of Mershane to appear in print... ''
Freda Warrington A Dance In Blood Velvet Macmillan 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine - Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 100.00 ''For the love of her vampire suitor Karl, Charlotte has forsaken her human life. Her only contact with people now, is when she hunts them down to feed. Her thirst for blood repulses her but its fulfilment brings ecstasy... '' Volume Two in her Vampire Trilogy. Scarce - this is one of the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington Dark Cathedral Signet 1996 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Upper front corner lightly creased and page edges lightly browned - Near Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page 20.00 ''For all of their childhood, young Beth Herne and her brother Luke have lived in fear - beaten and terrorised because of their mother's religious beliefs. Until one summer... Beth discovers independence. And her descent into darkness begins... ''
Freda Warrington Darker Than The Storm New English Library 1992 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Edges very slightly rubbed and lower front corner bruised - Near Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page 4.00 ''Prince Ashurek... looked up amazed. the towers of Niankan-Siol soared skywards, all blue gold and glass, seemingly as light as air. Walkways, weightless and swaying, threaded between the pinacles and spires, while winged creatures and transports flitted and looped among the glittering heights... beyond the teeming city the whole land was dissolving into Chaos and darkness... ''
Freda Warrington Elfland Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Rosie Fox is a daughter of the Aetherials, an ancient race from the Spiral - the innermost realm of the Otherworld - who live secretly among us... Auberon and Jessica are the warm heart of Cloudcroft and of Rosie's loving family. But on the hill lives the mysterious, aloof Lawrence Wilder, Gatekeeper to the inner realms of Elfland...''
Freda Warrington Midsummer Night Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Corners lightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. Signed by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 ''Decades ago, at a remote British estate where the veil between our world and the world of the Aetherials - the fair folk - is too easily breached... true Aetherials crossed into our world... Decades later... a young woman... stumbles through a portal into the Otherworld... '' Sequel to Elfland
Freda Warrington The Blood Trilogy Macmillan 1992-5 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised at top and/or base of spines - Fine copies in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Pages 300.00 ''Karl... though vampire, is completely in the power of his maker, Kristian... Karl is determined to kill him - but vampires are indestructible. Madeleine Neville is eighteen: it is 1923. Her father... has filled Parkland hall with guests for her birthday... Among them is... Karl...'' The Three Volumes of her Vampire Trilogy. Scarce - these are the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington The Dark Blood of Poppies Pan 1996 First Edition in Paperback First Printing Covers slightly rubbed and page edges lightly browned else Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page 15.00 ''The ballerina Violete Lenoir has fallen victim to the bite of the vampire Charlotte. her fire and energy have fuelled a terrifying change and led her to a terrifying realisation; that she has become Lilith, the demon mother of all vampires... ''
Freda Warrington The Dark Blood of Poppies A Vampire Fantasy Macmillan 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 50.00 ''The sequel to A Dance In Blood Velvet; a sensual and erotic vampire novel. The ballerina Violette Lenoir has fallen victim to the bite of the vampire Charlotte. Her fire and energy have fuelled a terrifying change and leads her to a dreadful realisation; that she has become Lilith, the demon mother of all vampires... '' Volume Three in her Vampire Trilogy. Scarce - this is one of the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington The Rainbow Gate New English Library 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page 25.00 ''...The land of the Chalcenians ripples with sunlight, energy and laughter; the home of the Domendrans is dark and dank... When Helen's friend Rianna begins to make exquisite dolls to sell... Helen finds herself drawn back to the strange other-world she and Rianna knew as children... they must play their part in an age-old conflict... which will save or destroy our own world.'' - one of the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington The Sapphire Throne Earthlight 2000 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 ''The war appears to be over. Helananthe, granddaughter of the mad king, Garnelys, has gathered her forces and defeated the Amber Citadel of Parione and its evil Bhahdradomen advisers... but matters are not so simple... '' Scarce - this is one of the Author's own copies.
David Weber A Mighty Fortress Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Young Cayleb Ahrmahk... 's won the most crushing naval victories in human history... and won the hand of beautiful young Queen Sharleyan... But... The Group of Four, the clique that controls the Church of God Awaiting... has decreed their destruction... Their mighty fleet, equipped with... new weapons, will soon be launched... ''
David Weber A Rising Thunder Baen 2012 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Cold War and hot, the Republic of Haven has been the mortal enemy of Honor Harrington's Star Kingdom since she entered the Academy... She and the Star Empire of Manticore have won that peace... but not in the way she expected... ended one war only to face another, even more terrible conflict... ''
David Weber By Heresies Distressed Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and four top page corners a little bumped and creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The battle for the soul of the planet Safehold has begun... Empress Sharleyan faces the great challenge of her life unaware of all that task truly entails... '' Third in the Safehold Series
David Weber Manticore Ascendant Baen 2014-18 (3 Vols. - Vol 1 2nd Printing Vols 2 & 3 1st Printings) Slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines Vol. 1 with upper rear corner bumped else Fine books in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. 25.00 ''... Travis Uriah Long yearned for order in his life... enlisted in the Royal Manticoran Navy... But... the Navy is possibly on the edge of extinction... But... The universe is not a safe place... And... Travis... will find his calling... ''
David Weber March To The Stars Baen 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Roger Ramius Sergei Alexander Chiang MacClintock has had a really bad year... A warrior prince who want to have a few choice words with ... Lady Mother, the Empress of Man. But to have them, you, your marines, and your Mardukan allies must cross a demon-haunted ocean, face a civilisation... and 'barbarians'... again battle against impossible odds... ''
David Weber March Upcountry Baen 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a hint of wear at the upper tip of the rear fold 7.50 ''Roger Ramius Sergei Chiang MacClintock... was young, handsome, athletic, an excellent dresser, and third in line for the Throne of Man... so why wouldn't anyone at Court trust him?... a saboteur tried to blow up his transport... Roger found himself shipwrecked on the planet Marduc, whose jungles were full of damnbeasts, killerpillars, carnivorous plants, torrential rain... ''
David Weber Midst Toil and Tribulation Tor 2012 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 1mm) tear at the top of the spine panel. 10.00 ''... the populous Republic of Siddarmark is sliding into chaos... the Church of God Awaking has engineered a rebellion against the Lord Protector... civil war stalks the nation... '' Sixth in the Safehold Series
David Weber Torch of Freedom Baen 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a fine superficial scratch on the rear panel 7.50 ''... the slavemasters of Mesa plot against the Star Kingdom of Manticore and the newly liberated slave planet of Torch... a dangerous mission to uncover the truth concerning a wave of mysterious assassinations... Meanwhile powerful forces in the Solarian League are maneuvering against each other... '' Sequel to Crown of Slaves
David Weber War Of Honor Baen 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With The Honorverse CD-ROM 5.00 ''NO ONE WANTED ANOTHER WAR... Unfortunately, what they wanted didn't matter... '' Tenth book in the series.
David Weber We Few Baen 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a fine surface cut at the base of the spine panel. 5.00 ''... Prince Roger is coming home, but home isn't what it was when he left. Traitors have murdered his brother and sister, his nieces and nephews. His mother, the Empress, is still alive, but in the hands of Roger's own biological father, who controls her through drugs and physical and psychological torture... '' Book Four in the 'March' Series
David Weber Wind Rider's Oath Baen 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, spine slightly 'dished' and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... just what is Bahzell Bahnakson of the Horse Stealer hradani doing in the middle of the Sothoii Wind Plain? Trying to stay alive, of course. But that's not going to be easy... the huge magically-engineered horses with human-level intelligence... evil wizards, hordes of undead demons, at least two Dark Gods, assassins and... ''
Margaret Weis Dragons Of The Fallen Sun The War of Souls Volume One Wizards of the Coast 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in rubbed Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Forty years have passed since the devastating Chaos War... powerful dragons have seized control of Ansalon... Heroes of the past have gone to their well-deserved rest... new heroes take their place to continue the battle... ''
Angus Wells Exile's Challenge Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners, and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a short (3mm) tear at the lower edge of the front panel With Publisher's Review Slip 5.00 ''The People have found sanctuary from the wrath of the Breakers in the world beyond the arch, their gateway defended by the Grannach... But Davyd's dreams still come, dreams that speak of destruction coming to this new untainted world... ''
Angus Wells Exile's Children Millennium 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''From beyond the Mountains of the Maker comes a threat that the People know not how to counter... All that their dreams vividly portend is battle and death... ''
Mark Wernham Martin Martin's On The Other Side Cape 2008 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top of spine and light cover crease else Fine Uncorrected Proof 5.00 ''An episode of Porn Disco, the latest luxury Dermo Shower, a day's work at the Security Department and fistfuls of drugs: this is the daily life of Jensen Interceptor, 'ace' government spy... charged with the unfavourable task of infiltrating... the Martin Martinists.. What Jensen discovers will turn the world upside down, literally... ''
Robert Westall Love Match Methuen 1997 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Love as war, love as a game of tennis, love as worship... Making the wrong choice, falling in love at the wrong time... Loving the unattainable, love when you do not even know it is love... '' Love Match; The Concert; The Women's Hour; Claudine; Lulworth Cove; Fatty France and First Death
Scott Westerfeld The Last Days RazOr Bill 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, a littler marked on the inside (no show-through). 15.00 ''The summer is stifling and strange things are happening in New York City... A weird, black, oily substance is oozing from fire hydrants and faucets. A mysterious epidemic is turning people into raving cannibals. And the signs say that worse is coming... '' Sequel to Peeps. Scarce.
Chris Westwood The Silence Piatkus 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price removed. 10.00 ''The past is forever closing in, however hard you try to escape it. And when it finds you - when the telephone rings and a voice you hoped never to hear again speaks your name - the silence that follows can be deadly... '' Scarce.
Django Wexler The Thousand Names Book One of the Shadow Campaigns Del Rey (UK) 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 '' 'Give me the Thousand Names.' The ancient voice trailed off into a fading whisper... A new sound filled the cavern. A hiss, rising from the shadows in every direction at once... echoing and re-echoing until the whole fast temple seemed top be alive. 'Kill them,' Mother's voice said, echoing louder and louder until it thundered through the hiss of the smoke. 'Kill them all.' ''
Edith Wharton To Be Read By Candlelight Two Tales of Suspense Parsimony Press 2000 First Combined Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine book 5.00 Two of Edith Wharton's haunting tales: The Triumph of Night and The Eyes. 63 page booklet bound in red. Although the second impression is relatively common the first printing is scarce.
John Whitbourn A Dangerous Energy Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly rubbed and page edges lightly browned at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed, Dated and Inscribed by the Author on the Title Page, with a non-personalised inscription 7.50 ''England 1967: ruled by the power of the Catholic Church, as it has been since the failure of the Protestant Reformation. In this England there are steam trains, but no internal combustion engine, rifles but no electricity; heresy but no democracy. And in this England, magic works... '' This author's first book.
John Whitbourn A Dangerous Energy Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''England 1967: ruled by the power of the Catholic Church, as it has been since the failure of the Protestant Reformation. In this England there are steam trains, but no internal combustion engine, rifles but no electricity; heresy but no democracy. And in this England, magic works... '' This author's first book.
John Whitbourn A Dangerous Energy Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket Signed, Dated and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''England 1967: ruled by the power of the Catholic Church, as it has been since the failure of the Protestant Reformation. In this England there are steam trains, but no internal combustion engine, rifles but no electricity; heresy but no democracy. And in this England, magic works... '' This author's first book.
John Whitbourn Popes And Phantoms Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and a couple of speckles on the page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author 7.50 ''Admiral Slove was a man of his time, but of more than one dimension... in his sixteenth century, a pirate might be followed by the corpse of his victim, walking across the ocean, until putrescence claimed it. Or an interview with the Pope might be mirrored, exactly, by one with the Devil. Reality shifts could cause a King to see his capital city shimmer into another Realm entirely...''
John Whitbourn Popes And Phantoms Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Admiral Slove was a man of his time, but of more than one dimension... in his sixteenth century, a pirate might be followed by the corpse of his victim, walking across the ocean, until putrescence claimed it. Or an interview with the Pope might be mirrored, exactly, by one with the Devil. Reality shifts could cause a King to see his capital city shimmer into another Realm entirely...''
John Whitbourn To Build Jerusalem Gollancz 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''One morning in 1995, Jonah Ransome, clothier, is going about his everyday business when he meets a beautiful demon in his storecupboard. At around the same time, the King of England with his entire court, vanishes abruptly before the astonished eyes of his public... Even in an England where the Reformation failed... such events could be described as unusual... ''
Kit Whitfield Bareback Cape 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a hint of wear at the base of the folds. 7.50 ''For those born feet-first, life is normal... every full moon night, you lock yourself in a secure room to fur up in peace. But for those born head-first... locked in his or her human skin... first and foremost a conscript, drafted at eighteen into DORLA, the Department for the Ongoing Regulation of Lycanthropic Activity... ''
Leonard Wibberley Merchant of Rome A Novel Of Christ and Caesar Cassell 1974 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and boards a little worn else Near Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''On the day when Caligula, Emperor of Rome, obsessed with thoughts of his own divinity, demanded of Theophilus: 'Admit it, admit it. Am I not greater than the Nazarene?' the fate of Theophilus lay in the balance... ''
Cherry Wilder (Cherry Barbara Grimm Lockett also as Cherry Barbara Grimm) Cruel Designs Piatkus 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket with a short (5mm) tear at the top of the rear fold. 4.00 ''... a tour du force, combining the horror of the supernatural with that of the all too real... there are horrifying echoes from the house's past and visitations from its femme fatale who will not be laid to rest until... ''
Cherry Wilder The Luck Of Brin's Five Angus & Robertson 1979 First Australian Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, lower board edges a little shelf-worn, a few page corner tips creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''Life was peaceful on the planet of Torin. Those who lived there, the Moruia, were an ancient people, but... life seemed to go on as it always had. But one winter night... this dreamtime changed forever. The navigator of a bio-survey team from Earth crashed... ''
Kate Wilhelm Cambio Bay St. Martin's Press 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in worn Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Rich in mythology and in the human spirit, Cambio Bay is a warm-hearted tale of truth and power and all that we can be.''
Kate Wilhelm Huysman's Pets Bluejay 1986 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''Stanley Huysman was a brilliant geneticist.. He was also famous for experiments in which he seemed to drastically raise the intelligence of chimpanzees... dismissed... as mere sensationalist hype, and his studies of twins, in which he proved ESP powers, were seen as a wrong turning... ''
Kate Wilhelm The Best Defense St. Martin's Press 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the sister of 'Baby Killer' Kennerman asks for help... incompetent lawyers and a smear-campaign... are going to allow a killer to go free... A gripping, poignant, and masterful courtroom novel... '' Sequel to Death Qualified
Kate Wilhelm The Clewiston Test Farrar Straus 1976 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners and top page edges a little foxed else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket with some small clear laminate chips missing from lower edge 5.00 ''...a gifted young researcher, has isolated a blood serum that temporarily but completely suppresses pain - without... any of the side-effects of conventional anaesthetics... evidence appears that some of the test chimpanzees have become murderously psychotic...''
Kate Wilhelm The Dark Door Gollancz 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and top rear corner and page edges no longer quite parallel else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the orange spine background faded to yellow (as usual) With Publisher's Review Slip 5.00 ''Charlie Meiklejohn and Constance Leidl... return... to probe a mystery whose origins lie beyond the Earth... A series of arson attacks... a series of outbreaks of sudden, murderous insanity, each one centred on a remote, deserted building... ''
Kate Wilhelm The Hamlet Trap Gollancz 1988 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly marked Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine background yellow very slightly faded 4.00 Charlie and Constance in their first case... ''... With its superb characterisation, colourful background and intriguing plot... a crime novel to satisfy the most demanding of readers... ''
Kate Wilhelm Welcome, Chaos Houghton Mifflin 1983 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, creased at the base of the spine 7.50 ''What wools happen to the precarious balance of terror if scientists could extend life for centuries? If one power bloc had biological protection against radiation... Whose thumb would press the button first?... ''
Nancy Willard Sister Water Knopf 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Jessie Woolman first saw the angel of death when she was a girl. That was before she married Henry... Now Henry is gone... and Jessie's two grown daughters... wondering how best to care for their mother... Into their lives... come the mysterious creatures of the river... that joins the worlds of the living and the dead... '' Sequel to Things Invisible to See.
Elizabeth Willey A Sorcerer And A Gentleman Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and top page edges slightly dusty else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Once there was only the land of Phesaotois, with a cold and baneful Stone at its magical heart. Much later came the land of Pheyarcer, younger and hotter, with its Well of Fire inextricably bound up with its ruler, the great Panurgus. Then Panurgus died, touching off a bitter struggle between his sons... ''
Billy Dee Williams PSI/Net Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Former Air Force Major Trent Calloway... marriage ruined in the aftermath of his psychic spying... was drugged during his remote-viewing sessions years ago... ever-increasing side effects in him and the other government psychic spies... their psychic abilities are still expanding at frightening rates... ''
Mazarkis Williams The Tower Broken Tower and Knife, Book Three Jo Fletcher 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and once on top edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 7.50 ''Months have passed... the God's wounds fester... Sarmin is powerless to stop the damage spreading... High Mage Gownan strives to save Nooria... by passing into the realm of fire to broker a deal with the efreet... Yrkmir marches ever closer... Time is running out... ''
Mazarkis Williams The Tower Broken Tower and Knife, Book Three Jo Fletcher 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and of spine and three page tips creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Months have passed... the God's wounds fester... Sarmin is powerless to stop the damage spreading... High Mage Gownan strives to save Nooria... by passing into the realm of fire to broker a deal with the efreet... Yrkmir marches ever closer... Time is running out... ''
Michael Williams Allamanda Hodder 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, a few page corner tips creased and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Pursued by a power more terrifying than any magic they can summon, the Hawken family flees to somber Allamanda to find a way to recapture their besieged home ... Leading the refugees is Garrick... too young for the awesome responsibility... '' Sequel to Arcady.
Nigel Williams Black Magic Hutchinson 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket Illustrations by Julek Heller 7.50 '''Once upon a time... ' a father starts to tell his children a story. It concerns a black magician whom nobody likes, and his plot to do something vile to his popular brother... not only does the story itself, almost against its teller's will, take on a resonance he never expected, but his whole life and marriage come under its sway... '' A Hutchinson Novella
Sean Williams The Blood Debt Books of the Cataclysm Two Pyr 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket lightly rubbed at the tips of the folds 7.50 ''One millennium after the death of Seth Castillo... Sal Hrvati and Shilly... are conscripted into a hunt for... a Homunculus with a mission... and a past that stretches back to the Cataclysm... Meanwhile, in a remote city on the edge of two worlds, where blood has power and water is more precious than freedom... '' Sequel to The Crooked Letter
Tad Williams Caliban's Hour Legend 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly creased Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Request 3.00 ''Caliban is a monster... But what drove him to evil?... One night, twenty years after Prospero and his daughter Miranda sailed away from their island, a dark visitor arrives in Miranda's room - Caliban. Threatening to kill her in revenge for her father's ill-treatment, he tells her the magical and terrible things which led him to his villainy... ''
Tad Williams Otherland Volume One City of Golden Shadow Legend 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheets 4.00 ''... takes us to our own near future when a global conspiracy at the highest levels threatens to sacrifice our Earth for the promise of a far more exclusive place - Otherland, a universe where any fantasy can be made real, but which is ruled by Earth's wealthiest and most ruthless power-brokers, The Grail Brotherhood... ''
Tad Williams The War Of The Flowers Orbit 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''In the great city, in a dimly lit office... two deadly creatures meet. A dark bargain is struck... The child must die... In our own world, a young man, Theo, discovers a manuscript... a strange fairy tale of fantastic creatures and a journey to a magical realm... written as a diary... ''
Philip G. Williamson Dinbig Of Khimmur Grafton 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... the first novel in one of the most exciting and ambitious fantasy saga-series of the decade... a world of the imagination presented in rich and convincing detail, populated by characters who display fascinating magical powers but who always remain entirely credible in their actions and relationships... ''
Philip G. Williamson Enchantment's Edge Hodder & Stoughton 1996-8 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised at top and/or base of spines and page edges slightly browned else Fine copies in Fine Dust Jacket - Vol. 3 priced. 20.00 ''... an outstanding work of high fantasy... a tense, intricately woven saga of conflict, mystery, magic and betrayal set in an exotic land where the fabulous and the unexpected are the norm and anything is possible... ''
Bill Willingham Peter & Max A Fables Novel Vertigo 2009 First Edition First Printing ? (Note: No edition information on Copyright Page) Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket Illustrated by Steve Lialoha 7.50 ''... in the heart of The Black Forest, Peter Piper and his older brother Max encounter ominous forces that will change them both... an epic tale of sibling rivalry, magic, music and revenge that spans medieval times to the present day... '' With The Price of a Happy Ending - an 8 page bonus story
Connie Willis Crosstalk Gollancz2016 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Small mark at top front cover corner, one page edge with a short tear and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Press Release 10.00 ''Briddey is a high-powered exec in the mobile phone industry, overseeing new products... she works with her wonderful partner, Trent. They've been together for six magical weeks... and now... An EDD. A procedure which will let them sense each other's feelings... Only Apple are poised to deliver an amazing new product... ''
Colin Wilson Spider World The Delta Grafton 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''... the human. Niall... must build on his tenuous position with the reluctant but dependable help of the Bombadier beetles and... must organise his forces towards the domination of the giant spiders... ''
Robert Charles Wilson Darwinia Tor 1998 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. 7.50 ''... a very different twentieth century, haunted, wonderful and strange. In 1912 history was changed by the Miracle, when the old world of Europe was replaced by Darwinia, a strange land of nightmarish jungle and antediluvian monsters... young Guildford Law travels... on a mission of discovery... ''
Stanley Winchester (John Christopher) Men With Knives W. H. Allen 1968 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and top few mm faded at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket slightly marked on the inside (no show-through) with the top tip of the rear flap partly mi 7.50 Medical thriller written by Sam Youd, better known as John Christopher and only recently revealed to have written four books under the name of Stanley Winchester. This is the second. ''... a group of surgeons in a Dublin clinic, held in check by a newly appointed Surgical Director, a man whose temperament and views soon clash with their own conservatism... ''
David Wingrove Chung Kuo Book One The Middle Kingdom New English Library 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and a couple of signatures differentially browned (as usual) else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price removed. 5.00 ''... now at the turn of the twenty-second century,... the Empire of the Han has encompasses all of the world. War, famine and political instability are things of the past. The Council of Seven - Han lords each more powerful than the greatest of the ancient Emperors - rule... with absolute authority, their boast that they have ended Change and stopped the Great Wheel turning... ''
David Wingrove Son of Heaven Chung Kuo Book 1 Corvus 2011 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 10.00 The first of a 20 book completely revised sequence, set in 2065, and the reawakened economic power-house of China
Paul Witcover Everland and Other Stories PS 2009 First Edition First Printing Cover edges rubbed/worn and spine cross-creased twice and page edges slightly marked - Good Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''... Fusing elements of science fiction, fantasy, horror and fairy tales... Everland collects twelve of his best stories... including the Nebula Award finalist 'Left of the Dial'... five appearing here for the first time...
Paul Witcover The Emperor of All Things Bantam 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and small bump at top edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''1758. The Age of Enlightenment... England is embroiled in a war that stretches from her North American colonies to Europe and beyond... Daniel Quare... tasked with seeking... a pocket watch rumoured to possess properties that have more to do with magic than with any known science... a French spy who will stop at nothing... ''
Jack Womack Heathern Unwin Hyman 1990 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''The world economy has gone into mega-crash... but... miracles are happening. A Messiah seems to have risen from the people and is healing the sick, teaching the children, raising the dead...''
Bridget Wood (Also as Frances Gordon & Sarah Rayne) Rebel Angel Headline 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, first few page lower corner tips creased and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a couple of tears and creasing at the top edge of the rear panel, and the spine panel a little faded. 5.00 ''Like his ancestors Cormac of the wolves and the High Queen Grainne... Nuada of the silver arm - has been ousted from Tara, ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland, but surprisingly he is less than anxious to win it back... ''
N. Lee Wood Faraday's Orphans Gollancz 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and small bump to lower edge of front board and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Succeeding where all man's efforts have failed, the Earth has created its own, massive eco-holocaust through a geo-magnetic reversal of the poles. The face of the planet has been changed irrevocably; civilisation, where it survives at all, does so in high-tech domed cities, islands of plenty in the wilderness...''
Clive Woodall One For Sorrow Two For Joy Ziji/Duckworths 2003 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Light crease to rear cover, page edges lightly differentially browned and slightly marked else Fine paperback Signed by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''Welcome to Birddom - a land where magpies rule. Dark forces are at work. An evil intelligence is masterminding their inexorable rise. Dominance has been achieved by systematic genocide and slaughter... Birddom needs a hero. a bird to fight the darkness, and bring light back to the land. But what can one bird do, in the face of such evil?''
Chris Wooding The Skein Of Lament Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly, differentially, browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 Book Two of the Braided Path ''The hold of the Weavers on Saramyr's ruling families is growing tighter. And all the while the blight that they have brought to the land grips ever more harshly... ''
Chris Wooding The Weavers Of Saramyr Gollancz 2003 First Edition First Printing Cover lettering lightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. Signed by the Author & With Publisher's advertising sheets and Bio/Bibliography 7.50 Book one of The Braided Path - ''... the story of an empire that rules over a land being overwhelmed by evil... that comes from within the empire's centre, a sect of magicians close to the throne intent on killing and child born with magic powers. But now the empress has given birth to such a child and revolution is brewing... ''
Persia Woolley Queen of the Summer Stars Poseidon Press 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with two small tears With Publisher's Review slip 7.50 ''... a wonderfully personal view of King Arthur's Round Table, as seen through the eyes of his tomboy wife... Deftly blending historical fact and Arthurian romance... vividly captures the scope and drama of the legend... ''
Ronald Wright A Scientific Romance Anchor 1997 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at base and lightly rubbed at top of spine and page edges browned - Very Good to Near Fine book 7.50 ''It is... 1999... David Lambert, jilted lover, lapsed archaeologist and reluctant curator of a museum specialising in Victorian machinery, receives startling information about the return of H. G. Wells's time machine... he investigates and propels himself deep into the next millennium... ''
Janny Wurts Peril's Gate The Wars of Light And Shadow Volume 6 Third Book of the Alliance of Light Voyager 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, a few page corners slightly bumped, a couple of small, faint marks on the edge of the front free end paper and page edges age-darkened else Fine book in slightly edge-rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''On the world of Athera, two half brothers gifted of Light and Shadow defeated the Mistwraith. Its revenge left them cursed to life-long enmity... Lysaer and his Alliance of Light have raised new forces and touched on the lore of blood magecraft to bring down Arithon, Master of Shadow... ''
Janny Wurts Shadowfane Grafton 1990 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, page edges lightly marked and small faint stain across ca. 20 page fore-edges else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Ivainson Jaric, heir to Firelord's legacy, must assume the powers that destroyed his father. If he survives, if he can free the Stormwarden from a prison of ice, then wind and water, fire and earth, will once more stand united against Lord Scait and his demon hordes... '' Book 3 of the Cycle of Fire. First Printings are quite scarce.
Janny Wurts To Ride Hell's Chasm Voyager 2002 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 15.00 ''When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue... Two warriors are charged with recovering the distraught king's beloved daughter. Taskin, Commander of the Royal Guard... and Mykkael, the rough-hewn newcomer who has won the post of Captain of the Garrison - a scarred veteran... ''
Jonathan Wylie (Julia & Mark J. A. Smith.) Other Lands Little, Brown 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Even after a terrible road accident leaves Michael in a deep coma, he still somehow manages to call to her... But if Zoe is to understand his messages and break into his world, then she must risk everything. And she has to embark on a strange and dangerous journey - into another land and another life... ''
Philip Wylie An April Afternoon Farrar & Rinehart 1938 First Edition First Printing (With Publisher's Oval on Copyright Page) Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine and corners, spine lean, evidence of plate removal from rear free end paper and page edges and fixed end papers browned - ?Good book 7.50 ''... a novel of young love in an adult world of cynical amorality... ''
Philip Wylie Babes and Sucklings Knopf 1929 First Edition First Printing Quite badly worn and slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners slightly bumped and worn, slight spine lean and page edges age-darkened - ?Good book with trimmed rear Dust Jacket panel glued to front fixed end paper 7.50 ''... a story of two young lovers who were old in our American sophistication before they exchanged their first unwondering kiss, of two other lovers equally wise, and of their separate life in the metropolis... skyscrapers for trees, subways for chattering brooks, Freud instead of Keats... But... not a sordid novel... ''
Philip Wylie Footprint of Cinderella A. L. Burt 1931? Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners slightly rubbed, page edges, boards and spine age-darkened - Good to Very Good Book 10.00 ''... a woman torn between decency and evil. Chloe Laforge-Leigh, as everyone in Rittenhouse Square knew, was a pillar of society. And yet, was there another Chloe? A dark and evil presence that sought a strange vengeance on a dead beauty and an innocent young girl? The answer lay somewhere behind the stately curtained windows of Number 9, Rittenhouse Square.''
Philip Wylie The Answer Rinehart 1955 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at base of spine, previous owner's name and date on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) and slightly worn, creased and torn Dust Jacket, with a small piece missing fro 7.50 ''... a simple fable for our age, but its meaning, its message... is of vast implication... the answer is... certainly not new... ''
Philip Wylie They Both Were Naked Doubleday 1965 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine, corners bruised and rubbed and page edges lightly browned/age-darkened else Fine book in slightly worn and creased, price-clipped, Dust Jacket, frayed and slightly eroded at top and base of the spine pan 7.50 ''... the biography of a tycoon and his empire... benevolent fašade covered a multitude of unscrupulous motivations and forbidden carnal lusts... affluence has a way of making things attainable which would otherwise be impossible... provocative, and shocking expose of the drives, dissipations and erotic foibles of a large segment of the modern affluent society... ''
John Wyndham (Also as John Beynon & Johnson Harris) The Day Of The Triffids Michael Joseph 1951 First Edition in the UK & Thus First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, covers very slightly faded and page edges browned and slightly marked - Very Good Book - lacking Dust Jacket 120.00 ''When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere... ''
Janine Ellen Young The Bridge Earthlight 2000 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Lower rear corner slightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof 2.00 ''When the Ring aliens first thought to contact other worlds, they gave no consideration to the fact that other species might be constructed differently from themselves. Deep-space dwellers, more like large and complex bundles of genetic information than physical entities, they sent their probes off into the night hoping to build a bridge between their dark and beautiful society and others... ''
Jim Young Armed Memory Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing A couple of light cover creases else Fine Uncorrected Proof 4.00 ''... America is caught on a cusp between social breakthrough and total breakdown. Sanity cops try to stem the chaos as a revolution in genetic engineering offers anyone the chance to change shape at will... The Hammerheads are the most dangerous creatures who have ever lived, with the brilliant cunning of human criminals... and insatiable hunger of killer sharks... ''
Jim Young Armed Memory Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''... America is caught on a cusp between social breakthrough and total breakdown. Sanity cops try to stem the chaos as a revolution in genetic engineering offers anyone the chance to change shape at will... The Hammerheads are the most dangerous creatures who have ever lived, with the brilliant cunning of human criminals... and insatiable hunger of killer sharks... ''
Jim Young Armed Memory Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine else Fine copy in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... America is caught on a cusp between social breakthrough and total breakdown. Sanity cops try to stem the chaos as a revolution in genetic engineering offers anyone the chance to change shape at will... The Hammerheads are the most dangerous creatures who have ever lived, with the brilliant cunning of human criminals... and insatiable hunger of killer sharks... ''
Charles Yu How To Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe Corvus 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, light spine lean and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''In one minute Charles Yu is going to murder himself. Again. Charles is a time machine repairman... 39 different versions of himself in alternative universes... when he meets a version of his future self, he shoots him in the stomach... he's now stuck in a time loop... All he has... is the book his future self was trying to give him... ''
Sarah Zettel A Sorcerer's Treason Book One of the Isavalta Trilogy Voyager 2002 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Top front and lower rear corners a little rubbed/curled and page edges a little marked - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. 4.00 ''Bridget Lederle, a lighthouse-keeper... at the end of the nineteenth century... ostracised by the local community... rescues a tattooed foreigner... this stranger tells... that he is from another world... in which she is a great magical force... Only she can save the Dowager Empress... ''
Sarah Zettel A Sorcerer's Treason Book One of the Isavalta Trilogy Voyager 2002 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, board edges a little rubbed and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Bridget Lederle, a lighthouse-keeper... at the end of the nineteenth century... ostracised by the local community... rescues a tattooed foreigner... this stranger tells... that he is from another world... in which she is a great magical force... Only she can save the Dowager Empress... ''
Sarah Zettel Sword Of The Deceiver A Novel Of Isavalta Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''For five hundred years... Hastinapura has flourished, ruling the world of Isavalta... Princess Natharie of Sindhu... the empire demands... she is the only one who can satisfy the emperor's wishes... plots threaten to pit Natharie's homeland against Hastinapura in a disastrous war... ''
Marc Scott Zicree Magic Time Ghostlands Eos 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The epic climax of the Magic Time saga... quest across the changed face of America, where machines no longer run and magic holds sway... the Source of the Change that overthrew the world... in the depths of the Ghostlands... ''
Stephan Zielinski Bad Magic Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, small paper tear near top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Magic is real. Strange forces and uncanny creatures abound. Cosmic evil is loose in the world... along with transcendental evil, primordial evil, simmering evil... In San Francisco a motley group... have banded together to fight evil. They're an uncanny mix of alchemists, thaumaturges, necromancers... working their wildly different magics... ''
David Zindell The Ea Cycle Voyager 2001-5 All are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised/slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket Book One Signed by the Author on the Title Page 35.00 ''On the island continent of Ea it is late in the Age of the Dragons. It is a dark time of chaos. war, and the dashed dreams of long-lost ages. Once again Morjin, the fallen angel, is seeking the Lightstone. With it he will eventually find a way to free Angra Mainyu, the Lord of Lies, the dark archangel imprisoned for a million years... ''
David Zindell The Idiot Gods Harper Voyager 2017 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''When Arjuna of the Blue Aria Family encounters three signs of cataclysm, he leaves his home in the Arctic Ocean to seek out the Idiot Gods and ask us why we are destroying the world. But the whales' ancient Song of Life is beyond our understanding, and we know nothing of the Great Covenant... ''
David Zindell The Lightstone Book One of the Ea Cycle Voyager 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''On the island continent of Ea it is late in the Age of the Dragons. It is a dark time of chaos. war, and the dashed dreams of long-lost ages. Once again Morjin, the fallen angel, is seeking the Lightstone. With it he will eventually find a way to free Angra Mainyu, the Lord of Lies, the dark archangel imprisoned for a million years... ''

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