Books For Sale - November 2017
Author Title Edition Condition Price Details
Lynn Abbey Thieves World: Turning Points Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and board and page edges faintly damp-marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 Introduction and afterword by the Editor and stories by Mickey Zucker Reichert; Andrew Offutt; Diana L. Paxson; Selina Rosen; Dennis L. McKiernan; Robin Wayne Bailey; Jody Lynn Nye; Lynn Abbey; Jeff Grubb and Raymond E. Feist
Peter Ackroyd The English Ghost Chatto & Windus 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a fingernail puncture in the front gutter. £7.50 ''... Some speak and some are silent, some smell of old leather, others of fragrant thyme. From medieval times to today stories have been told and apparitions seen - ghosts who avenge injustice, souls who long for peace, spooks who just want to have fun... a treasury of such sightings... packed with eerie detail... '' Quoted and retold tales. The First Printing is very scarce.
Jack Adrian Murder Impossible An Extravaganza of Miraculous Murders, Fantastic Felonies & Incredible Criminals Carroll & Graf 1990 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £15.00 21 stories, 19 new to book: Introduction; John Dickson Carr; Hake Talbot; Vincent Cornier; Arthur Porges; W. Hope Hodgson; Bill Pronzini; Jacques Futrelle; John F. Suter; John Lutz; Sax Rohmer; Joseph Commings; Edgar Wallace; Gerald Findler; Edward D. Hoch; George Locke; J.D. Carr; Leonard Pruyns; Joel Townsley Rogers; Jeffrey W. Allmann; Barry Perowne & Alex Atkinson. Scarce
Brian Wilson Aldiss Decade the 1940's Macmillan 1975 First Edition First Printing Top page edges lightly foxed and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... the eighty-year history... the tales which are best, not only as history, but as entertainment.'' A. E. Van Vogt's Cooperate... Or Else!; Isaac Asimov's Reason; Fredric Brown's Arena; Hal Clement's' Fireproof; Paul Carter's The Last Objective; Clifford Simak's Huddling Place; Eric Frank Russell's Hobbyist and Philip Latham's The Xi Effect
Brian Wilson Aldiss The Year's Best Science Fiction No 9 Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1976 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top front corner and page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the rear (white) panel lightly browned With Publisher's Review Slip £7.50 Introduction by H. H.; Algis Budrys' A Scraping at the Bones; Lisa Tuttle's Changelings; Thomas M. Disch's The Santa Claus Compromise; Barry N. Malzberg's A Galaxy Called Rome; Peter Redgrove's A Twelvemonth; Richard Cowper's The Custodians; with Stephen Robinett, M. John Harrison, John Updike, Joe Haldeman, Louis Phillips & Michael Moorcock
Rik Alexander (Peter Haining) The Unexplained Stories of the Paranormal Orion 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny nick of the edge of the rear fold With Publisher's Promotion Sheet £10.00 Supernatural Mysteries, Psychic Phenomena, Alien Encounters, Time Warps & Urban Legends by Richard Laymon; Nigel Kneale; Ramsey Campbell; David S. Schow; Graham Masterton; Olaf Stapledon; Harry Bates; C. J. Cherryh; J. G. Ballard; Gerald Kersh; Robert A. Heinlein; Theodore Sturgeon and 8 others...
Scott David Aniolowski Return To Lovecraft Country Triad Entertainments 1997 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine book £7.50 15 stories by Donald R. Burleson; Don D'Amassa; Peter Cannon; Fred Behrendt; Richard A. Lupoff; Mollie R. Burleson; Benjamine Adams; James Robert Smith; C. J. Henderson; Gary Sumpter; Robert M. Price; J. Todd Kingrea; T. E. D. Kline; Thomas Ligotti and Lin Carter
Anonymous A. D. 2500 The Observer Prize Stories 1954 Heinemann 1955 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine and page edges age-darkened - Good book in slightly marked, eroded, worn and torn Dust Jacket. £5.00 The twenty-one prize-winning short stories in The Observer Competition 1954 Introduced by Angus Wilson
Anonymous Gollancz Sunday Times SF Competition Stories Gollancz 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner else Fine book in Dust Jacket slightly rubbed and marked at edge of folds. £4.00 ''The Gollancz/Sunday Times science fiction competition, restricted to authors who had not previously published science fiction in book form, attracted more than one thousand entrants, many of them a very high standard. The judges - J. G. Ballard, Angela Carter and Gollancz sf director Malcolm Edwards - chose as overall winner Paul Heapy's 'Moral Technology'... ''
Anonymous Gollancz-Sunday Times Best SF Stories Gollancz 1975 First Edition First Printing Corners bruised, and page edges slightly marked and lightly browned else Fine Book in like Dust Jacket with the spine panel slightly faded £20.00 Introduction; Garry Kilworth's The Soul of Colonel 607 & Let's Go To Golgotha; Chris Morgan's From Alkaid Ascending & So Proudly We Cling; Daphne Castell's Cold Storage & Esmerelda; James Alexander's The Hibbie; Vic Norris' Blue Danube; Norman L. Macht's A Way Of Life and D. West's The Pit. Scarce
Anonymous TOR For Reading That's Out Of This World Tor (UK) 2010 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Centre-stapled booklet, slightly torn at top and base of spine (as issued) £10.00 Peter F. Hamilton's The Evolutionary Void (Excerpt); R. J. Frith's The Nemesis List (Excerpt); Adrian Tchaikovsky's The Sea Watch (Signed); Mark Charan Newton's City of Ruin (Excerpt); Tony Ballantyne's Blood and Iron (Excerpt); China Mieville's Embassy Town (Original)
Mike Ashley Jewels of Wonder An Anthology of Heroic Fantasies Kimber 1981 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, one centre-spine crease and page edges lightly marked and age-darkenedelse Fine book in torn and creased Dust Jacket with the spine panel slightly faded. £5.00 Editor's Introduction; About the Authors; Lin Carter's Thieves of Zangabal, Randall Garrett's A Fortnight of Miracles, Thomas Burnett Swann's Vashti, E. C. Tubb's Blood in the Mist and Keith Roberts' The Wreck of the Kissing Bitch.
Isaac Asimov The Science Fictional Solar System Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and top page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly roughened (blunt guillotine?) else Fine book in slightly browned Dust Jacket. £7.50 Theodore L. Thomas' The Weather on the Sun; Alan E. Nourse's Brightside Crossing; Robert Sheckley's Prospector's Special; Isaac Asimov's Waterclap; terry Carr's Hop-Friend; Poul Anderson's Barnacle Bull; James Blish's Bridge; Arthur Clarke's Saturn Rising; Fritz Leiber's The Snowbank Orbit and Four Others
John Betancourt Best of Weird Tales Barnes & Noble 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly rubbed at base of spine and page edges and rear free end paper marked - Very Good book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 27 stories from the late 1980s onwards... by F. Paul Wilson; Brian Lumley; Tad Williams; Nancy Springer; Tanith Lee; Nina Kiriki Hoffman; Alan Rodgers; Ian Watson; Robert Bloch and Henry Kuttner; Ian R. MacLeod; Susan Shwartz; David S Schow; William F. Nolan; John Brunner; Ramsey Campbell; Darrell Schweitzer... and lots more
E. F. Bleiler Year's Best Science Fiction Novels 1952 Fell 1952 First Edition Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in quite badly worn, torn and eroded Dust Jacket, with internal reinforcements £5.00 Introduction by the Editors; Walter M. Miller, Jr.'s Izzard and the Membrane; Eric Frank Russell's ... And Then There Were None; Poul Anderson's Flight to Forever; Frank Robinson's Hunting Season; Arthur C. Clarke's Seeker of the Sphinx
Ben Bova Analog 9 Dobson 1977 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges a little foxed else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. £5.00 Introduction; Barbara Paul's Answer ''Affirmative'' or ''Negative''; Frederik Pohl's The Gold At the Starbow's End; Keith Laumer's The Plague; Katherine MacLean's The Missing Man; Howard L. Myers' Out, Wit! and Joe W. Haldeman's Hero
Bridget Bradshaw Concussed Concussion 2006 Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine centre-stapled booklet £5.00 Stories and novel extracts by M. John Harrison; Elizabeth Hand; Justina Robeson; Stephen Baxter; Chaz Brenchley; Carolyn Clink; Cory Doctorow; Hal Duncan; Gwyneth Jones; Conor Kostick; Jay Lake; Paul McAuley; Juliet McKenna; Francis Spufford; Jo Walton; Elizabeth Wein; Liz Williams; Andrew J. Wilson; Dan Hartland; Geneva Melzack & Sarah Monette
Keith Brooke (Also as Nick Gifford) Infinity Plus One PS Publishing 2001 First Edition Limited State Signed by the Authors (No. Unnumbered/500) Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a ca. 20mm tear at the lower edge of the rear panel £5.00 Original stories by Michael Swanwick; Patrick O'Leary; James Patrick Kelly; Jeff Vandermeer; Ian R. Macleod; Michael Bishop; Garry Kilworth; Mary Gentle; Tony Daniel; Kim Newman; Paul di Filippo; Kit Reed and Kim Stanley Robinson. Introduction by Peter F. Hamilton and Editors' Notes
John W. Campbell, Jr. Analog 3 Doubleday 1965 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly worn at top and base of spine, small lightish stain on top page edges and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with a short tear at the top of the front fold and one associated crease. £4.00 Introduction; Hillifter by Gordon Dickson; Not in the Literature by Christopher Anvil; Sonny by Rick Raphael; The Trouble with Telstar by John Berryman; New Folk's Home by Clifford Simak; Industrial Revolution by Winston P. Sanders; A world by the Tale by Seaton McKettrig and Thin Edge by Jonathan Blake McKenzie
John Carnell New Writings in SF 3 Dobson 1965 First Edition First Printing Spine and lower front cover corner creased, label on cover slightly browned and page edges age-darkened and slightly marked - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 Editor's Foreword; Colin Kapp's The Subways of Tazoo; Fredrik Pohl's The Fiend; John Kingston's Manipulation; John Baxter's Testament; James Inglis' Night Watch; Keith Roberts' Boulter's Canaries; Dan Morgan's Emreth and James H. Schmitz' Spacemaster
Terry Carr Universe 4 Dobson 1977 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine, a few lower page edges bruised and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the top of the spine. £5.00 Jack Vance's Assault on a City; Robert Silverberg's A Sea of Faces; R. A. Lafferty's And Read the Flesh Between The Lines; Howard Waldrop's My Sweet Lady Jo; Ron Goulart's Stungun Slim; Pamela Sargent's Desert Places; Gordon Eklund and Gregory Benford's If The Stars Are Gods and Alexei Panshin's When the Vertical World Becomes Horizontal
Lin Carter The Xothic Legend Cycle The Complete Mythos Fiction of Lin Carter Chaosium 1997 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book £15.00 Introduction by the Editor; Twelve Tales by Lin Carter, one by Lin Carter and Robert M. Price, one by Lin Carter and H. P. Lovecraft and one by Robert M. Price.
Mike Chinn Swords Against the Millennium Alchemy Press 2000 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by all the Authors Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrated by Bob Covington, David Bezzina, Alan Hunter and Jim Pitts £7.50 Exotic tales in exotic times and places by Cherith Baldry; Ramsey Campbell; Adrian Cole; Pauline Dungate; Anne Gay; Simon R. Green; Joel Lane; Paul Lewis; Chris Morgan; Stan Nicholls and Lisanne Norman
Michael Cox The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories Oxford University Press 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine & page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £7.50 33 Stories 410 Pages with Introduction, Notes and Sources - E. Nesbit; Oliver Onions; Ellen Glasgow; M. R. James; Hugh Walpole; May Sinclair; L. P. Hartley; Edith Wharton; F. Scott Fitzgerald; H. R. Wakefield; Algernon Blackwood; Thomas Burke; Fritz Lieber; Elizabeth Bowen; Graham Greene; Elizabeth Jane Howard and many others
Mary Danby 65 Great Tales of Horror Sundial 1982 Second Impression Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 With de L'Isle Adam, de Balzac, Benson, Birkin, Bloch, Bounds, Bradbury, Brennan, Burgess, Burke, Calisher, Capote, Chetwynd-Hayes, Christie, Collier, Collins, Cook, Dahl, Danby, Dickens, Doyle, Ellin, Ellis, Ewers, Fancett, Faulkner, Forester, Gaskell, Gisbourne, Goodwin, Highsmith, and more and more...
Ellen Datlow Lethal Kisses 19 Stories Of Sex, Horror and Revenge Orion 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Editor on the Title Page £10.00 New stories by Pat Cadigan, Michael Cadnum, Christopher Fowler, Terry Lamsley, Jonathan Lethem, Pat Murphy, Richard Christian Matheson, Joyce Carol Oates, Ruth Rendell, Michael Marshall Smith, Michael Swanwick & Jack Dann, and others
August Derleth Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos by H. P. Lovecraft and Others Arkham House 1969 First Edition First Printing (Four Thousand copies printed) Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly browned Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top of the front fold Cover Illustration by Lee Brown Coye £100.00 The Cthulhu Mythos by August Derleth and nineteen stories by H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long, August Derleth, Robert Bloch, Henry Kuttner, J. Vernon Shea, J. Ramsey Campbell, Brain Lumley, James Wade and Colin Wilson. With Biographical notes
James Dickie The Undead Spearman 1971 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and worn Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''An anthology of vampire stories arranged, selected and with a foreward by James Dickie...'' Stories by Bram Stoker; F. Marion Crawford; Clark Ashton Smith; Carl Jacobi; E. F. Benson; Ambrose Bierce; Eric, Count Stenbock; H. P. Lovecraft; Manley Wade Wellman and others.
Gardner Dozois Best New SF 10th Annual Collection Raven Books 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Edges of covers slightly worn, light cover creasing - Very Good to Near Fine book £10.00 Greg Benford's Immersion; Michael Swanwick's The Dead; Nancy Kress' The Flowers Of Aulit Prison; Tony Daniel's A Dry, Quiet War, James P. Blaylock Thirteen Phantasms; Bud Sparhawk's Primrose And Thorn; John Kessel's The Miracle Of Ivar Avenue; Paul Park's The Last Homosexual; Ian Macdonald's Recording Angel & 19 more. 676 p.
Gardner Dozois The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 16th Annual Collection Robinson 2000 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Light crease to rear cover and page edges lightly browned else Fine book £10.00 Acknowledgements; Summation: 2002; Honourable Mentions: 2002 and 700 pages, 25 stories by Ian R. MacLeod; Nancy Kress; Paul J. MacAuley; Robert Reed; Charles Stross; Bruce Sterling; Ian McDonald; John Kessell; Gregory Benford; Geoff Ryman; Greg Egan; Michael Swanwick; John Meaney; Kage Baker; Walter John Williams; Alastair Reynolds and others
Gardner Dozois The Year's Best Science Fiction Eighteenth Annual Collection St. Martin's Press 2001 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Page edges slightly marked else Fine book £5.00 Acknowledgments; Summation; 23 stories; Honorable Mentions. Over 250,000 words
Gardner Dozois The Year's Best Science Fiction Tenth Annual Collection St. Martin's Press 1993 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Spine corners & lower edge of front cover slightly worn else Fine book £6.00 Acknowledgments; Summation; 24 stories; Honorable Mentions. Over 250,000 words
Roger Elwood Continuum 2 W. H. Allen 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £3.50 The second in the Continuum series of four - includes story/portions by Phil Farmer, Poul Anderson, Chad Oliver, Thomas Scortia; Anne McCaffrey; Gene Wolfe; Edgar Pangborn and Gail Kimberly
Dennis Etchison (Also as Jack Martin) Cutting Edge Doubleday 1986 First Edition Bruised at top and base of spine, small mark on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned and marked else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket, with a number of tears at the lower edge of the rear panel.. Signed and Personalised by the Editor on the Title Page £7.50 Original horror fiction from Peter Straub, Joe Haldeman, Karl Edward Wagner, Charles L. Grant, , George Clayton Johnson, Les Daniels, Richard Christian Matheson, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, William F. Nolan, Nicholas Royle, Ramsey Campbell, Ray Russell, Clive Barker, Robert Bloch, Ed Bryant, Whitley Strieber and others.
Karen Joy Fowler The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1 Tachyon Publications 2005 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Lower page edges lightly marked else Fine Book. £4.00 Stories by Geoff Ryman; James Tiptree, Jr.; Sandra McDonald; Carol Emshwiller; Ursula Le Guin; Matt Ruff; Suzy McKee Charnas; Richard Calder; Ruth Nestvold; Joanna Russ; Karen Joy Fowler; Hans Christian Anderson; Kara Dalkey and Kelly Link with Introduction, Winners and short lists, Acknowledgements, About the authors & editors
Neil Gaiman Ghastly Beyond Belief Arrow 1985 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Edges lightly rubbed, Store stamp on reverse of front cover, page edges lightly browning else Fine Copy £30.00 Introduction by Harry Harrison. From Attack of the Killer Blurbs to Mad Scientists, these are the unconsidered parts of science fiction and fantasy books and films that make you crease up and wish that the authors had been murdered together with their darlings. 340 pages of some of the worst description and verbal infelicities you've ever experienced... GREAT FUN!
Charles L. Grant Shadows Doubleday 1978 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine, bottom page edges remainder sprayed else Very Good to Near Fine book in Near Fine, spray affected, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''An innovative collection of new and original horror stories: quietly eerie tales based on entirely new mythologies of terror... The result - quietly foreboding lullabies whose after images linger... and whose demons refuse to be dismissed.''
Nicola Griffith Bending the Landscape Fantasy White Wolf 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £7.50 Gay & Lesbian stories by Carolyn Ives Gilman; Mark Shepherd; Mark McLaughlin; Holly Wade Matter; Mark W. Tiedemann; Ellen Kushner & Delia Sherman; Charlee Jacob; K. L. Berac; Lisa L. Silverthorne; James A. Moore; Leslie What; B. J. Thrower; Dominick Cancilla; Simon Sheppard and many others - first of the series
Peter Haining Space Movies Classic Science Fiction Films Severn House 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 Collection of works which inspired classic sf films, from Destination Moon to Lawnmower Man and Total Recall. Introduction by the editor and stories by Robert A. Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, Werner von Braun, Ward Moore, Arthur C. Clarke, William F. Nolan, James Blish, Philip K. Dick, Stephen King and Clive Barker.
Lee Harding The Altered I An Encounter With Science Fiction by Ursula K. Le Guin and Others Norstrilia Press 1976 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed, else Fine book £5.00 ''Twenty-two fine examples of the art of science fiction await your pleasure... an extraordinary writers' workshop held in Melbourne under the guiding hand of... Ursula K. Le Guin... ''
Harry Harrison Best SF: 75 The Ninth Annual Bobbs-Merrill 1976 First Edition First Printing Board edges slightly bumped and browned, top page edge stain a little faded and page edges a little marked - Very Good book in slightly worn Dust Jacket a little creased and frayed at top and base of the spine panel £4.00 Introduction by the Editor; Algis Budrys' A Scraping of the Bones; Lisa Tuttle's Changelings; Thomas Disch's The Santa Clause Compromise; Barry Malzberg's A Galaxy Called Rome; Peter Redgrove's A Twelvemonth; Richard Cowper's The Custodians; Stephen Robinett's The Linguist, M. John Harrison's Settling the World and four others
Harry Harrison The John W Campbell Memorial Anthology Sidgwick & Jackson 1974 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and bumped at base of spine, end papers lightly browned and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 Anderson's Lodestar; Asimov's Thiotimoline To The Stars; Bester's Something Up There Likes Me; Clement's Lecture Demonstration; Cogswell & Thomas's Early Bird; De Camp's The Emperor's Fan; Dickson's Brothers; Harrison's The Mothballed Spaceship; Reynolds' Black Sheep Astray; Simak's Epilog; George O. Smith's Interlude; Sturgeon's Helix The Cat And Cogswell's Probability Zero! The Population Explosion
George Hay The Necronomicon Spearman 1978 First Edition First Printing (Second State - P. 151/2 corrected) Boards slightly sprung and page edges a little foxed and marked else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with a short tear (2mm) at lower edge of front panel with associated creasing Illustrated in black and white by Gavin Stamp and Robert Turner. £30.00 Introduction by Colin Wilson, Researched by Robert Turner and David Langford. Contributions by Dr. Stanislaus Hinterstoisser (Dominic Purcell), L. Sprague De Camp, Christopher Frayling, Angela Carter. Scarce.
Douglas Hill The Devil His Due Hart-Davis 1967 First Edition First Printing Page edges slightly foxed and marked else Fine book in slightly marked and edge-worn Dust Jacket. £5.00 Introduction by the Editor; John Wyndham's With a Long Spoon; Judith Merril's The Shrine of Temptation; Ramsay Wood's Samuel F. Maynard and Anthropologic Demonography; E. C. Tubb's Return Visit; Keith Roberts' The Eastern Window; Hilary Bailey's Devil of a Drummer; Thomas M. Disch & John T. Sladek's The Atheist's Bargain and Mike Moorcock's The Singing Citadel
Robert Jackson Frontier Crossings 45th World Science Fiction Programme Book Conspiracy 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 Guests: Doris Lessing; Alfred Bester; Arkady & Boris Strugatsky; Ray Harryhausen; Jim Burns; Joyce & Ken Slater and Dave Langford with Brian Aldiss as Toastmaster - articles, critiques, bibliographies, portfolios, Hugo listings, adverts and much, much more...
Stephen Jones The Best of Best New Horror A Twenty-Year Celebration Robinson 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) A couple of light cover creases, a little edge rubbing/wear - Very Good to Near Fine book £4.00 ''... the editor has selected from each volume one story that he considers to be the 'best'... '' With an Introduction by Ramsey Campbell and an Index to Twenty Years of Best New Horror, by Contributor, by Title and Contents of Previous Omnibus Editions
David King Dreamworks Strange New Stories Norstrilia Press 1983 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with the spine panel very slightly faded £15.00 Introduction, Kevin McKay's Life the Solitude; Henry Gasko's Arthur's Aunt; Lucy Sussex's The Parish and Mrs Brown; Andrew Whitmore's Above Atlas His Shoulders; Bruce Gillespie's What God Said To Me When He Lived Next Door; David King's Mirror City; Damien Broderick's Drowning in Fire and others by Greg Egan, David Lake, George Turner, and others
Damon Knight The Clarion Awards Doubleday 1984 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges remainder speckled else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 Fourteen original stories by the future stars of science fiction. Lucius Shepard's The Etheric Transmitter, Kristi Olesen, Nina Kiriki Hoffman's Lost Lives, Dean Wesley Smith, Jan Herschel, Patricia Linehan, Gary W. Shockley, William Knuttel, Mario Milosevic, Barbara Rausch, McNevin Hayes, Rena Leith, Lois Wickstrom, Rena Yount & Notes on Contributors
Duncan Lunan Starfield The Anthology of Science Fiction by Scottish Writers Orkney Press 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket a little rubbed at the tips of the folds £5.00 ''... first-ever anthology of Scottish science fiction... wide range and rich variety... Edwin Morgan, Naomi Mitchison and Alisdair Gray... Chris Boyce, Donald Malcolm, Archie Roy, Angus McAllister - and winners and runners-up from the annual Glasgow Herald SF short story competition... ''
Barry N. Malzberg Neglected Visions Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing (J 37 on P. 210) Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, lower edge of front board bruised, lower page edges remainder sprayed and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed, price clipped, Dust Jacket, with trace of sticker removal, offset on to front free end paper. £3.00 Stories from the 1950's magazines, undeservedly forgotten in the view of the Editors, by Mark Clifton, Christopher Anvil, Kris Neville, Randall Garrett, Peter Philips, Robert Abernathy, Norman Kagan, Wyman Guin and F. L. Wallace.
George R. R. Martin Songs Of The Dying Earth HarperVoyager 2009 First Edition in the UK First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 Appreciation by Dean Koontz; Preface by Jack Vance; 22 Stories by Robert Silverberg; Matthew Hughes; Terry Dowling; Luiz Williams; Mike Resnick; Walter Jon Williams; Paula Volsky; Jeff Vandermeer; Kage Baker; Phyllis Eisenstein; Elizabeth Moon; Lucius Shepard; Tad Williams; John C. Wright; Glen Cook; Elizabeth Hand; Tanith Lee; George Martin, Neil Gaiman and more
Michael Moorcock (Also as Bill Barclay, James Colvin & Roger Harris) The New Nature Of The Catastrophe Millennium 1993 First Edition Thus First Printing The Tale of the Eternal Champion Volume 9 Bruised at top and base of spine, lower corners bruised and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Mal Dean & R. Glyn Jones. £20.00 Introductions by Mike Moorcock & James Colvin, and pieces by M. M., M. John Harrison; Brian W. Aldiss; Norman Spinrad; Maxim Jakubowski; James Sallis; Langdon Jones; Alex Krislow; Giles Gordon; John Clute; Charles Partington; Hilary Bailey; Simon Ings & John Davey
Michael Moorcock (Also as Bill Barclay, James Colvin & Roger Harris) The New Nature Of The Catastrophe Millennium 1993 First Edition Thus First Printing (Trade Paper Issue) The Tale of the Eternal Champion Volume 9 Light spine crease, page edges lightly marked - Very Good to Near Fine Book Illustrated by Mal Dean & R. Glyn Jones. £7.50 Introductions by Mike Moorcock & James Colvin, and pieces by M. M., M. John Harrison; Brian W. Aldiss; Norman Spinrad; Maxim Jakubowski; James Sallis; Langdon Jones; Alex Krislow; Giles Gordon; John Clute; Charles Partington; Hilary Bailey; Simon Ings & John Davey
Sam Moskowitz The Man Who Called Himself Poe Gollancz 1970 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, previous owner's name on front free end paper and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket, with a couple of short tears £15.00 Introduction; a brief Biography; Fiction about Poe by Douglass Sherley, Julian Hawthorne, Vincent Starrett, Manly Wade Wellman, Robert Bloch, Michael Avallone, Charles Norman, H. P. Lovecraft & August Derleth and Edmond Hamilton, Fiction by Poe (?) and Poetry about Poe (some with/by H. P. Lovecraft).
Amy Myers The Fourth Book Of After Midnight Stories Kimber 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a hint of wear at the top of the rear fold. £7.50 ''... once again a wide range of the best of today's ghost tales is presented... Brian Lumley's chilling 'Dead on Time', J. C. Trewin's evocative 'Good Night, Good Night!', John Whitbourne's quirky 'Roots', Jean Stubbs thoughtful 'An Evening at the Cromers' and many others, all so different in style and approach but all combining to give the reader that special midnight shiver... ''
William Pattrick (Peter Haining) Mysterious Railway Stories W. H. Allen 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket a little worn at the base of the front fold and a little damp-marking along the top edge of the rear panel (no show-through) £7.50 Introduction; Amelia B. Edwards & Charles Dickens' The Four-Fifteen Express; Eden Phillpotts' My Adventure in the Flying Scotsman; Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost Special; Victor L. Whitechurch's The Tragedy on the London and Mid-Northern; Francis Lynde's The Cloud-Bursters; Arnold Ridley & Ruth Alexander's The Ghost Train and seven others
Robert M. Price The Nyarlathotep Cycle Tales about the God of a Thousand Forms Chaosium 1997 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Lightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine book £7.50 Introduction by the Editor and stories by Lord Dunsany; H. P. Lovecraft; August Derleth; J. C. Warner; Robert Bloch, Lin Carter; John Cockroft; Philip J. and Glenn A. Rabman; Robert C. Culp; Gary Myers; Richard L. Tierney & Ann K. Schwader
Franz Rottensteiner View From Another Shore Liverpool University Press 1999 Second Edition First Edition Thus Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 European Science Fiction: Acknowledgements; Introduction by the Editor and stories by Stanislaw Lem; Gerard Klein; Herbert W. Franke; Wolfgang Jeschke; Joseph Nesvadba; Vadim Shefner and others, and Notes on the Authors
Fred Saberhagen An Armory of Swords Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a couple of bruises to board edges else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''A collection of stories set in Fred Saberhagen's immensely popular world of Lost Swords... '' Stories by Fred Saberhagen; Walter Jon Williams; Gene Bostwick; Robert E. Vardeman; Thomas Saberhagen; Pati Nagle; Michael A. Stackpole and Sage Walker...
Beverly Marshall Saling Drums Around the Fire White Wolf 1993 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine, top front corner lightly creased - else Fine book £5.00 The World of Darkness: Introduction: The Talefires; Tales of Glory; Tales of Honor; Tales of Wisdom; Totem Tales; Tales of the Umbra; Afterword: The Closing of the Moot; A Tale of the Apocalypse; Lexicon
Al Sarrantonio 100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories Michael O'Mara 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 Washington Irving; Chet Williamson; Steve Rasnic Tem; Donald A Wollheim; Edgar Allan Poe; Ambrose Bierce; Al Sarrantonio; Henry Slesar; Richard Chizmar; Avram Davidson; Gary Raisor; E. F. Benson; Saki; Mark Twain; Bill Nolan, Ed Gorman; Eric Frank Russell, Joe Lansdale; H. P. Lovecraft; James Gunn, Robert Sheckley, Barry Pain and lots more...
Susan Schwartz Moonsinger's Friends An anthology in honor of Andre Norton Severn House 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 Introduction by the Editor and fifteen stories by Marion Zimmer Bradley; Diane Duane; Tanith Lee; Poul Anderson; Sandra Miesel; Meredith Ann Pierce; Jaygee Carr; Nancy Springer; Anne McCaffrey; C. J. Cherryh; Jo Clayton; Diana Paxson; Judith Tarr; Katherine Kurtz and Jane Yolen with an open letter to Andre Norton by Joan D. Vinge
Kurt Singer They Are Possessed Masterpieces of Exorcism W. H. Allen 1970 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, boards slightly bowed, pages browned and slightly marked else Fine book in slightly worn and torn, dust-marked Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Possession by spirits... using both fictional and real-life accounts, the author investigates strange phenomena that have existed throughout the ages, but which are only now being revealed to those outside a sheltered circle... enter into the vividly demonic atmosphere of the other world.''
Michele Slung Shudder Again 22 Tales of Sex and Horror Roc 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and six page top edges slightly creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 Nancy A. Collins; Thomas Ligotti; Ray Bradbury; Elizabeth Jane Howard; Ray Russell; David Kuehls; Arthur Machen; May Sinclair; Harlan Ellison; J. G. Ballard; Sarah Smith; Robert Aickman; Lisa Tuttle; Charles Beaumont; Claudia O' Keefe; T. H. White; Mervyn Peake; Robert Bloch; A. E. Coppard; Ramsey Campbell; Clement Wood; Arthur Conan Doyle; Preface & Notes
Patrick St-Denis Speculative Horizons Subterranean 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly worn at top and base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £7.50 C. S. Friedman's Soul Mate; Tobias S. Buckell's The Eve and Fall of Habest; L. E. Modesitt, Jr.'s The Stranger; Brian Ruckley's Flint; Hal Duncan's The Death of a Love and Acknowledgements
Thomas M. K. Stratman Cthulhu's Heirs Tales of the Mythos for the New Millennium Chaosium 1994 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Spine lightly creased and curled, short tear at base of spine adjacent to rear panel and a few top page corner tips creased - near Very Good Book £4.00 Introduction by the Editor and stories by D. F. Lewis; Hugh B. Cave; Arthur William Lloyd Breach; t. Winter-Damon; Ramsey Campbell; Robert M. Price; Joe Murphy; Darrell Schweitzer and Jason Van Hollander; Victor Milan; Gregory Nicoll; Charles M. Saplak; Gordon Linzner; David Niall; Dan Perez; Scott David Aliolovski; Craig Anthony & 5 others
Stephen Thompson Glimpses An Anthology by Vision Writers (Queensland) VisionWriters 2003 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers slightly creased and rubbed - near Fine book £4.00 25 stories by Scott Robinson; Dirk Flinthart; Karin Hannigan; Shane Brown; Lee Battersby; Geoffrey Maloney; Cat Sparks; Cory Daniells; Tome Dullemond; Robert Hodge; Trent Jamieson; Jay D'Argo; Kate Eltham; Mike Morgan; Grace Dugan; Barry Rosenberg; Mark Curtis; Jaxx Kirby and others
Harry Turtledove (Also as Dan Chernenko, Erik Iverson & H. N. Turteltaub) Alternate Generals II Baen 2002 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 Original stories by Jim Fiscus, Michael F. Flynn, Harry Turtledove, Noreen Doyle, Judith Tarr, Roland J. Green, Chris Bunch, S. M. Stirling & Richard Foss, Susan Shwartz, R. M. Meluch, Joel Richards, Esther M. Friesner and William Sanders.
Herbert Van Thal The Fifth Pan Book of Horror Stories Pan 1964 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Spine panel a little worn and with one light crease, a number of page corner tips bumped and creased and page edges lightly browned - Very Good Book £10.00 One of the books in the long-running series selecting the best horror of the year
Charles Waugh Mysterious Visions Great Science Fiction by Masters of the Mystery Hale 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner tip and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly browned and rubbed, Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the base of the rear fold £7.50 Foreword by Isaac Asimov; Introduction by the Editor and 26 stories by Melville Davisson Post, Cornell Woolrich. John D MacDonald, Graham Greene, Bill Pronzini, Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding, Talmage Powell, John Dickson Carr, Maurice Proctor, Evan Hunter, Charlotte Armstrong, Anthony Boucher and many more
Ian Whates Celebration An anthology of original short stories commemorating the 50th anniversary of the British Science Fiction Association Newcon Press 2008 First Limited Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket (No. 71/150) Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) £15.00 Seventeen stories by Brian Aldiss; Stephen Baxter; Molly Brown; Jon Courtney Grimwood;, M. John Harrison; Dave Hutchinson; Kim Lakin-Smith; Ian R. MacLeod; Ken MacLeod; Christopher Priest; Adam Roberts; Alastair Reynolds; Martin Sketchley; Brian Stableford; Tricia Sullivan; Ian Watson and Liz Williams. Introduction by Pat Cadigan.
Robert Charles Wilson Tesseracts #Ten A Celebration of New Canadian Speculative Fiction Edge 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed and lightly creased £4.00 Robert Charles Wilson; Scott Mackay; Sandra Kasturi; Stephanie Bedwell-Grime; Wendt Warring; Allen Moore; Sarah Totton; Greg Bechtel; Jason Christie; Michele Laframboise; Matthew Johnson; Matthew Hughes; Victoria Fisher; Nancy Bennett; Scott Mackay; Lisa Smedman; Susan Forest; Yvonne Pronovost; Rene Beaulieu; Mark Duchuk & Rhea Rose
Douglas E. Winter Prime Evil Bantam Press 1988 First UK Trade Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 Original stories by Stephen King, Clive Barker, Peter Straub, Whitley Streiber, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Cady, Dennis Etchison, Charles L. Grant, M. John Harrison, Paul Hazel, Thomas Ligotti, David Morel and Thomas Tessier
Donald A Wollheim (Also as David Grinnell) The 1972 Annual World's Best SF Gollancz 1972 First Edition in the UK & First Trade Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, top page edges foxed, lower page edges marked and small date on front free end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 Introduction by the Editor; The Fourth Profession by Larry Niven; Gleepsite by Joanna Russ; A Little Knowledge by Poul Anderson; Real-Time World by Christopher Priest; All Pieces of a River Shore by R. A. Lafferty; Transit of Earth by Arthur C. Clarke; One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty by Harlan Ellison; Occam’s Scalpel by Theodore Sturgeon and more...
Donald A Wollheim The World's Best SF - 4 Dobson 1979 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, lower rear corner bumped and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly browned and creased, Dust Jacket. £5.00 Appearance of Life by Aldiss; Overdrawn at the Memory Bank by Varley; Those Good Old Days of Liquid Fuel by Coney; Hertford Manuscript by Cowper; Natural Advantage by del Rey; Bicentennial Man by Asimov; My Boat by Russ; I See You by Knight; Houston, Houston, Do You Read by Tiptree; The Cabinet of Oliver Naylor by Bayley
Donald A Wollheim The World's Best SF Short Stories No 1 Elmfield Press 1975 First Hardback Trade Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked and lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £5.00 Stories by Robert Sheckley; R. A. Lafferty; Fred Pohl and Jack Williamson; Norman Spinrad; Vadim Shefner; Harlan Ellison; E. C. Tubb; Gordon Eklund; Michael Bishop and Clifford Simak.
Donald A Wollheim The World's Best SF Short Stories No 2 Elmfield Press 1976 First Hardback Trade Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, and page edges marked and slightly bumped else Fine book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket. £4.00 Stories by Gorge R. R. Martin; Sydney J. Van Scyoc; Bob Shaw; Brian Stableford; Fred Pohl and Jack Williamson; Alfred Bester; Gordon R. Dickson; Michael Bishop; Craig Strete and Isaac Asimov.

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