Books For Sale - November 2023
Anonymous Star Trek 8 Deluxe Posters to Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before! Hawk Books 1992 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Spine slightly creased, else Fine booklet 5.00 Centre-stapled large booklet of posters - 42.5 x 28 cm, each printed with character descriptions on the reverse.
Mike Baron The Punisher in Intruder Marvel 1989 First Edition First Printing Fine Graphic Novel in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Frank Castle is a lone avenger, striking out at crime and corruption... a vengeful Fury... we see a side of Frank Castle that has never been seen... delve in to his secretive past to learn some of the complex motivations of this solitary soldier... ''
Jim Burns Imago Titan 2005 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine book in laminated boards - as issued 7.50 ''... Imago transforms the way we have come to understand the Burns oeuvre, as he reveals and revels in his creative process... showcases the sensual exploration of women trapped in their alien environments, content to play muse to their master fantasist.. previously-unpublished drawings and sketches... subtlety and sensuality... ''
David Day Characters From Tolkien Chancellor Press 2002 (Paper) Fine book Illustrated by Ian Miller, Michael Foreman, Allan Curless, Lidia Postma, John Blanche, Victor Ambrus and many others 4.00 287 pages - List of Illustrations; A Map of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands; A Chronology of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands; A Chronology of the Kingdoms on Middle-Earth in the Ages of the Sun; A Bestiary of the Beasts, Monsters, Races, Deities and Flora; Genealogies... ; Index of Principle Sources; General Index. Lavishly Illustrated in Colour and B. & W.
Samuel R. Delany Empire Berkley 1978 First Edition First Printing (Paper) A couple of cross-spine creases, covers lightly rubbed and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine Book Illustrated by Howard V. Chaykin 10.00 ''... an epic tale of adventure in the 61st century... a fabulous, fast-paced quest for freedom in a galaxy of fantastic worlds... a sweeping portrait of starships, unlikely heroes and one legendary woman whose destiny is tied to the fall of Empire... '' Full-colour Graphic Novel
J. M. DeMatteis (With John J. Muth and Kent Williams.) Moonshadow Epic 1989 First Collected Edition (Paper) A little wear at top and base of spine else Fine Book 10.00 ''.. the unlikely story of the child of a spherical alien being and a nice Jewish girl from Brooklyn... ''
John Douglas Eames The MGM Story The Complete Story of Fifty-Seven Roaring Years Octopus 1982 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, short tear at lower edge of front end papers (production fault) and page edges lightly foxed Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 All 1,738 films of M.G.M. described and illustrated in colour and black and white...
Jude Fisher The Return of The King Visual Companion The Official Illustrated Movie Companion HarperCollins 2004 First Edition Thus First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards and like Dust Jacket 5.00 The Enemy has launched the full might of his assault against the White City of Minas Tirith... the blood of thousands will be spilled...
Maxine Gadd Faeries and Other Fantastical Folk Artists' and Photographers' Press 2005 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised, and with a hint of wear, at top of spine else Fine book in padded boards, as issued 25.00 ''The magical and wondrous paintings... are reknowned the world over for the glimpses they offer us into the enchanted realms of Fairyland... beauty not normally revealed to mortal eye, and quirky fantastication that will make you catch your breath...pixies and fairy goddesses, elves and sprites... tricksters... trolls - even mermaids!''
Ronald Giles Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons Sixth Series Pedigree 1999 (No 427/?5,000?) Fine book in damaged box - with matching numbered certificate 7.50 Appreciation by Osbert Lancaster and Giles cartoons from 16/9/51 to 19/10/1952
Lise Gotfredsen The Unicorn Harvil Press 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... Since antiquity, the Unicorn, in particular, has given rise to astonishing legends and provoked extraordinary interpretations and manifestations in both art and literature...a religious symbol, a symbol of strength, of fertility and of chastity... a wide-ranging cultural history... using pictorial art... lavishly illustrated... ''
C. T. Grey Fifty Sheds of Grey Boxtree 2012 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Tiny wear spots at the spine corners else Fine Book in laminated boards - as issued 7.50 '' 'Hurt me!' she begged, raising her skirt as she bent over the workbench. 'Very well,' I replied, 'You've got fat ankles and no dress sense.' Colin Grey's life was happy and simple until the day everything changed - the day his wife read THAT book... a dark, illicit world of pleasure and pain... '' Parody - shed based pictures with brief captions
Colin Harris Artist Showcase 2014 Loncon 3 2014 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine Book 10.00 96 pages of full-colour artwork by artists represented at Loncon 3
Dick Jude Fantasy Art of the New Millennium The Best In Fantasy And SF Art Worldwide Voyager 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a small-ish tear on the rear fold. 5.00 Artists featured: Rick Berry, Brom, Jim Burns, Fred Gambino, John Howe, Alan Lee, Dave McKean, Don Maitz, Chris Moore and Steve Stone. ''... a behind-the-scenes view of the creative processes involved, discuss their inspirations, frustrations and joys, and reveal how they bring their ideas to fruition... '' With Introduction and Bibliography
Dick Jude Fantasy Art The Best In Fantasy And SF Art Worldwide Voyager 2001 First Edition Second Printing (Paper) Fine Book 4.00 ''... 10 of the leading practitioners... a behind-the-scenes view of the creative processes... inspirations, frustrations and joys... Rick Berry Brom Jim Burns Fred Gambino John Howe Alan Lee Dave McKean Don Maitz Chris Moore Steve Stone... ''.
Joe Kelly Heroes Volume Two Wildstorm/DC 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''Ordinary people and their extraordinary tales come to life in this volume -- people who can instantly learn new skills just by watching them... or snap out charges of electricity to elicit pleasure or pain... or have the power to kill people by invading their minds?... collecting chapters thirty-five to eighty of the popular online graphic novel series.''
E. J. Kirk The Chronicles of Narnia Beyond the Wardrobe The Official Guide to Narnia HarperCollins 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and upper rear corner a little rubbed else Fine book 4.00 Entering the Wardrobe; The Tale-Teller's Secrets; The Great Tale; The Magic Lands of Narnia; Getting There... and Back; Narnia's Royal Visitors; The People and Creatures of Narnia; The Story Continues
George R. R. Martin The Official A Game of Thrones Colouring Book HarperVoyager 2015 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Small faint mark on front free end paper else Fine Book 7.50 ''... Forty-five exclusive illustrations... by Yvonne Gilbert, John Howe, Tomislav Tomic, Adam Stower and Levi Pinfold... unique collector's item... ''
Ian Miller Green Dog Trumpet And Other Stories Dragon's Dream 1978 First Edition First Printing (Paper) (With 3.95/DM 24.80 & 090619606X on rear cover) Fine book 10.00 ''... tales of thwarted heroism and misadventure in a nursery landscape which is also a Gothic hell... the home of perverse, grossly lustful, fiendish toys. Menacing amalgams of birds, insects and battle machines fly through its sky... '' Graphic novel including Green Dog Trumpet; The Snake Woman; The Triwag Chronicles; The Pequod Saga and Trolley Dog Shag
Ron Miller Firebrands The Heroines Of Science Fiction and Fantasy Paper Tiger 1998 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Book slightly curled, else Fine 5.00 Introduction; The Beginnings to the 1930s; The 1940s to 1950s; The 1960s to 1970s; The 1980s to 1990s; About the Authors; Acknowledgements; Index112 pages of colour art visualizing the heroines of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Text by Pamela Sargent.
Michael Moorcock The Jewel In The Skull Savoy/Big O 1979 First Edition Thus First Printing (Paper) Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine and lower front corner, card covers lightly creased, previous owner's sticker on front free end paper - Very Good book 7.50 ''In the ages that followed The Tragic Millennium The landscapes of earth grew old and strange. Where once the great nations of Europe had ruled, a mosaic of minor kingdoms fought and flourished. Far beyond their borders lay vast, shadowy lands of mystery. And from the Isles of Grandbretan came the first stirrings of a new power, The Dark Empire... ''
Alan Moore Watchmen Titan 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) (1988 Hugo Award Winner) A couple of tiny rubs at the base of the spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine Graphic Novel Illustrated by Dave Gibbons 50.00 Clute - ''...given a late-1930s USA where costumed Superheroes exist... what sort of Alternate History might develop... 1985... New York... members of the second generation of superheroes attempt to trace the person who by various ploys including murder is taking them out of action, one by one... one of the central sf novels of the 1980s... ''
Ted Nasmith The Tolkien Diary 2003 Grafton 1991 Lower board edges lightly worn else Fine book 7.50 Illustrated in full colour with 12 pictures and quotations from The Two Towers. With brief biography of J. R. R. Tolkien and Ted Nasmith.
Jack E. Norton The Fantasy Art Techniques of Tim Hildebrandt Paper Tiger 2000 (Paper) Edges slightly rubbed and marked else Fine book 10.00 ''... one of the most talented and celebrated artists working in the fantasy genre today... collects together .. his finest paintings and drawings and describes the various techniques and materials the artist uses... ''
Franz Rottensteiner The Science Fiction Book An Illustrated History Thames & Hudson 1975 First Edition First Printing (Paper Issue) Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine, previous owner's name on prelim page, and page edges browned and foxed. 4.00 ''... a survey of the pictorial aspects of science fiction as well as a comprehensive history of its literature... he also covers fully the whole range of magazine sf... comic strips... television series, etc... this book covers not merely the Anglo-Saxon achievement, but treats science fiction as an international phenomenon... ''
Franz Rottensteiner The Science Fiction Book An Illustrated History Thames & Hudson 1975 First Edition First Printing (Paper Issue) Lower edge of gfront cover a little rubbed, a little damage to lower rear corner and and page edges lightly age-darkened - Very Good book 5.00 ''... a survey of the pictorial aspects of science fiction as well as a comprehensive history of its literature... he also covers fully the whole range of magazine sf... comic strips... television series, etc... this book covers not merely the Anglo-Saxon achievement, but treats science fiction as an international phenomenon... ''
Bob Shaw Galactic Tours Thomas Cook Out of This World Vacations Proteus 1981 First Edition in Paperback First Printing Fine Book Illustrated by David Hardy 10.00 ''Bored with the Bahamas? Fed up with Florida? Sated with Singapore? Then join Thomas Cook for the ultimate in getaway vacations:... Cost, travel, body-change facilities, menus, climate conditions and central computer booking details have all been provided... ''
Mary M. Talbot Dotter of Her Father's Eyes Cape 2012 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket (2012 Costa Biography Award Winner) Bruised at top of spine and top rear corner and page edges lightly marked else Fine Book in laminated boards as issued 10.00 ''Part personal history, part biography... contrasts two coming-of-age narratives... Lucia, the daughter of James Joyce, and... Mary Talbot, daughter of the eminent Joycean scholar James S. Atherton. Social expectations and gender politics, thwarted ambitions and personal tragedy... ''
Mary M. Talbot Dotter of Her Father's Eyes Cape 2012 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket (2012 Costa Biography Award Winner) Top corners bruised and spine panel lightly faded else Fine Book in laminated boards as issued Signed and personalised by the Authors on the Title Page with a cartoon of Bryan 25.00 ''Part personal history, part biography... contrasts two coming-of-age narratives... Lucia, the daughter of James Joyce, and... Mary Talbot, daughter of the eminent Joycean scholar James S. Atherton. Social expectations and gender politics, thwarted ambitions and personal tragedy... ''
Boris Vallejo Boris Vallejo Fantastic World - 6 Postcards ???? Edges a little rubbed/rough-cut, corners slightly bumped - Near Fine postcards in slightly worn and creased card sleeve 7.50 6 of Boris' best known illustrations produced (in Russia?) as postcards - possibly unlicensed. Full text on sleeve cover, in Russian.
Boris Vallejo Boris Vallejo Fantastic World - 8 Postcards ???? Edges a little rubbed/rough-cut, corners slightly bumped - Near Fine postcards in slightly worn and creased card sleeve 10.00 8 of Boris' best known illustrations produced (in Russia?) as postcards - possibly unlicensed. Full text on sleeve cover, in Russian.
Mark Cotta Vaz The Art of Beowulf Chronicle 2007 First Edition First Printing Corners lightly rubbed - else Fine Book in Dust Jacket lightly bumped at base of the spine 10.00 Preface by Robert Zemeckis. Foreword by Neil Gaiman. ''... Long before a single shot... was recorded, Doug Chiang's talented design studio... explored the look and feel of a turbulent dark age world in hundreds of illustrations, sketches and digital paintings... illuminated by quotes from the production designers, artists, actors, and filmmakers.''
Weta The Crafting of Narnia: Art, Creatures, and Weapons from Weta Workshop HarperCollins 2008 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... This book... chronicles the stunning concept drawings, designs and props that helped... shape the world of Narnia... hundreds of never before seen drawings and sculptures, and commentary from the artists and craftspeople... discover the intricate work and exhaustive research and details... beautifully illustrated collectors' edition... ''

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