Catalogue #81 - May 2018
Author Title Edition Condition Price Details
Alan Campbell Sea of Ghosts Book One of the Gravedigger Chronicles Tor (UK) 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Information Sheet £10.00 ''When the last of the Gravediggers, an elite imperial infiltration unit, are disbanded and hunted down by the emperor they once served, munitions expert Colonel Thomas Granger takes refuge in the unlikeliest of places. He becomes a jailer in... a prison city... Ianthe is a young girl with an extraordinary psychic talent... ''
Alan Campbell The Art of Hunting Book Two of the Gravedigger Chronicles Tor (UK) 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and one page corner tip bruised else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''With the Haurstaf decimated, the Unmer have seized the palace at Awl.. The Unmer Prince... discovers an ally in the blind Ianthe... She has the power to destroy his mind with a single thought... When the disgraced Gravedigger soldier, Granger, learns of his daughter's peril, he must use every scrap of his cunning to protect her... ''
Ramsey Campbell Incarnate Granada 1984 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bumped at top and base of spine, slight spine lean, lower corners bruised and page edges slightly marked/browned - Good book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket with a short tear at the base of the spine £4.00 ''The horror started when a 'controlled' experiment in prophetic dreaming got wildly out of control. It was aborted - but not before some dark door to a screaming shadow-world of nightmare had been opened and left ajar... ''
Ramsey Campbell (Also as Jay Ramsay) The Face That Must Die Macdonald 1991 First Hardback Edition Thus First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page & with Publisher's promotion sheet £25.00 ''... This is the story of a psychotic, homophobic killer in Liverpool, chills our souls not with splashes of gore, but with the more terrifying feeling of sharing the thoughts of a paranoid maniac... Including the author's autobiographical Introduction... ''
Orson Scott Card Cardography Hypatia Press 1987 First Edition Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 372/825) Bruised at base of spine and upper rear corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel lightly browned. Illustrated by Leslie Newcomer, Janet Mikesell Naylor & Patricia R. Dunham £25.00 Introduction by David Hartwell; The Bully and the Beast; The Porcelain Salamander; Sandmagic; Middle Woman; The Princess and the Bear; Afterword: Living in a World of Maps
Orson Scott Card Heartfire The Tales of Alvin Maker V Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, short tear and creasing to top edge of rear free end paper and top page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Using the lore and folk magic of the men and women who settled the North American continent, Card has created an alternate world in which that magic really works and has colored the entire history of the colonies. Charms and beseechings, hexes and potions, all have a place... ''
Orson Scott Card Homebody A Novel HarperCollins 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... chilling tale of a soulful loner who must overcome demons from his past - and the demons he unwittingly unleashes... ''
Orson Scott Card Invasive Procedures (With Aaron Johnston) Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, and three top page corners creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the flaps creased and a small spot of wear on the back panel. £7.50 ''The Healers move in secrecy through the city streets, their huge, strong bodies hidden in dark cloaks... they can cure the incurable diseases... members of a religious cult... ruled by their living Prophet... He has created a method to alter human DNA, not just to heal diseases, but to 'improve' people... ''
Orson Scott Card Maps In A Mirror The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card Tor 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, small pale mark on rear board, one page corner tip creased and page edges and end papers slightly discoloured/rubbed/marked - Good to Very Good book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 Forty-six stories separated into five 'books': eleven tales of dread; seven tales of human futures; ten fables and fantasies; six tales of death, hope, and holiness and twelve Hidden Stories... 675 pages
Orson Scott Card Seventh Son (Mythopoeic Fantasy Award 1988) Legend 1988 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the base of the spine panel. £5.00 The first volume of the Tales of Alvin Maker.
Orson Scott Card The Worthing Saga Legend 1991 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £35.00 Includes The Worthing Chronicle, a revised version of Hot Sleep that includes parts of stories from Capitol, and nine stories, six from Capitol, and three early stories, ''Worthing Farm,'' ''Worthing Inn,'' and ''The Tinker,'' that appear for the first time and an introduction from the author. This revised and expanded collection forms an epic space history...
Orson Scott Card Wyrms Arbor House 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a little erosion at the top of the front fold £5.00 ''... In a kingdom on a distant planet, 342 Heptarchs have ruled since the original Greek colonists settled there, and lives depended of the Heptarchs maintaining a delicate balance of peace. But... a prophecy is whispered... that the seventh seventh seventh Heptarch... will be Kristos, and will come to destroy the world or save it... ''
Emmanuel Carrere I Am Alive And You Are Dead: A Journey Into The Mind of Philip K. Dick (Translated by Timothy Bent) Bloomsbury 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a couple of short tears. £10.00 ''... follows Dick's strange odyssey from his traumatic beginnings in 1928, when his twin sister died in infancy, to his lonely end in 1982, beset by mystical visions of swirling pink light, three-eyed invaders, and messages from the Roman Empire. Drawing on interviews as well as unpublished sources... ''
Jonathan Carroll After Silence Doubleday 1993 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... What do you do when you know your beloved is the worst kind of criminal? What should you do when the right and moral choice will ruin the rest of your life - as well as those you most love?... ''
Jonathan Carroll After Silence Macdonald 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £25.00 ''... What do you do when you know your beloved is the worst kind of criminal? What should you do when the right and moral choice will ruin the rest of your life - as well as those you most love?... ''
Jonathan Carroll Black Cocktail Legend 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and with a non-personalised inscription by the Author on the Title Page £20.00 ''...a superb novella centred on friendship, the tactics of terror, and a search for identity... At once funny and chilling, full of magic and illusion... a gripping read from a writer at the height of his power to thrill and enthrall.''
Jonathan Carroll From The Teeth Of Angels HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly aged and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author £15.00 ''Whilst on holiday in Sardinia Ian McGann goes to sleep one night - and meets Death in a dream. It promises to answer any of McGann's questions, but if he fails to understand the answers he will have to pay with his life... and in Vienna the terminally ill Wyatt Leonard suddenly discovers that he has the ability to raise the dead... ''
Jonathan Carroll Kissing The Beehive Doubleday 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket With Publisher's News Sheet £10.00 ''Bestselling author Sam Bayer... immerses himself in an unsolved case of murder that took place when he was a teenager... a beautiful and wild teenage girl named Pauline... Pauline's murderer reappears... endangering Sam... putting his beloved fifteen-year-old daughter in jeopardy... ''
Jonathan Carroll Outside The Dog Museum (BFS Derleth Award Winner 1992) Doubleday 1992 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top of spine and light bump to lower edge of front board else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... One minute I was famous, successful Harry Radcliffe... The next I was quietly but very seriously mad... But with the help of... an elderly shaman... he begins to pick up the pieces... until he is approached.... the Sultan of Saru... wants him to build a billion-dollar dog museum... ''
Jonathan Carroll Sleeping In Flame Century/Legend 1988 First Edition First Printing (P240+241 reversed) Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges foxed and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Withdrawn First State with pages 240 & 241 reversed, black boards and no yellow top-edge stain. Very Scarce. £25.00 ''... the curious story of Walker Easterling, found abandoned as an infant in a garbage bin. When he falls in love with Maris York he unwittingly provokes a chain reaction of bizarre encounters and chilling threats from some dark otherworld of dreams and legend.''
Jonathan Carroll The Wooden Sea Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... From the moment a three-legged dog limps into the comfortable life of Police Chief Frannie McCabe and drops dead, McCabe finds himself thrust into a new world of unaccountable miracles and disturbing wonders... ''
Jonathan Carroll Voice Of Our Shadow Viking 1983 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, board edges bruised and slightly browned and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket £25.00 ''... in Vienna, Joe finds friendship with the strangely manic Paul and India Tate, and their destinies soon become erotically - and ominously - intertwined... haunted by the specter of betrayal and death. In the end he must face the horrifying realisation of how fragile is the barrier that separates the demons of our own conjuring from the inescapable reality of the unseen... ''
Jonathan Carroll White Apples Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Vincent Ettrich, a genial philanderer, discovers he has died and come back to life, but he has no idea why.... Pushed and prodded by strange omens and stranger persons, he gradually learns that he was brought back by his one true love, Isabelle, because she is pregnant with their child - a child who, if raised correctly, will play a crucial role in saving the universe.''
Michael Chabon The Yiddish Policemen's Union HarperCollins 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''For sixty years, Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a 'temporary' safe haven created in the wake of... the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. Proud, grateful, and longing to be American, the Jews of the Sitka District have created their own little world in the Alaskan panhandle... ''
A. Bertram Chandler The Galactic Rim Set (The Rim of Space+ When the Dream Dies (Rendezvous on a Lost World)+Bring Back Yesterday+Beyond the Galactic Rim) Allison & Busby 1981-2 First UK and Hardback Editions First Printings & Thus (Except The Rim of Space - earlier version published by Avalon Books in 1961) Bruised at top and/or base of spines and top page edges of 1 & 2 lightly foxed else Fine books in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket £20.00 Allison & Busby intended to print all of A. Bertram Chandler's Rimrunners series - but only produced the first four...
Stella Clair Susie Saucer & Ronnie Rocket Werner Laurie 1954 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners slightly worn, free end papers and page edges browned - Very Good book in slightly worn, torn, creased and marked Dust Jacket, with some pen and crayon marking and a surface tear on the front panel. £25.00 ''Susie Saucer, the youngest of all the Flying Saucers, was specially chosen to fly to Earth with Flame, the Lord of Venus. there she met Ronnie the Rocket and, disobeying Flame's orders, she flew away to play with him, This was the start of many exciting adventures for both... '' Scarce and notorious!
Arthur C. Clarke 2010 Odyssey Two Granada 1982 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Second State with Author's name spelled correctly) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the price removed £7.50 ''Out among the moons of Jupiter, the empty spaceship Discovery and the enigmatic alien monolith still float in the silent depths of space... To them comes the Leonov... on a mission of investigation and recovery... ''
Arthur C. Clarke 2061 Odyssey Three Grafton 1988 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bumped at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and top corners and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... the fates of two spacefaring expeditions are inextricably entwined by human necessity and the immutable, implacable laws of astrophysics. And Heywood Floyd has once again to confront Dave Bowman (or whatever it is that Dave Bowman has become), a newly independent HAL, and the limitless power of an unseen alien race... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Fountains Of Paradise (1980 Hugo Award & '79 Nebula Winner) Gollancz 1979 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, upper and lower few mm of boards faded (as usual) and faint board sunning through Dust Jacket and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, lightly browned, unpriced, Dust Jacket, with a hint of wear at the base of the front fold. £7.50 Clute - ''...tells of the construction on Earth of a space elevator 36,000 km high, and combines ACC's favourite themes of technological evolution and mankind's apotheosis with moving directness; it is the most considerable work of the latter part of ACC's career... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Ghost From The Grand Banks Bantam 1990 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with the lamination loosening around the cover's embossed letters. £5.00 ''In the decade before the centennial of the 1912 sinking of the Titanic, two of the world's most powerful corporations... race to find a way to raise - and then preserve - the doomed luxurious ocean liner... the biggest worldwide story of the century... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Hammer Of God Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, around 25mm of one page edges creased and a little rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a short tear and some associated creasing at the lower edge of the rear panel £4.00 ''It is the twenty-second century. The moon is colonised and on Mars the pioneers live in domes... an amateur astronomer is the first to spot a previously uncharted asteroid... heading into the solar system... they give it a name filled with foreboding. Kali: the Hindu goddess of destruction...''
Arthur C. Clarke The Trigger (With Michael Kube-McDowell) Voyager 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... Jeffrey Horton of Terabyte Laboratories is the brilliant, driven and idealistic scientist responsible for the discovery of the Trigger... his prototype, when fired up for the first time, triggered all nearby explosive material. In that moment, an end to the power of the gun became feasible. In future, a firearm - or a bomb - could be made powerless to harm the innocent... ''
Arthur C. Clarke Time's Eye (With Stephen Baxter) Gollancz 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket £4.00 ''1885, the NW frontier. Young journalist Rudyard Kipling is witness to a bizarre encounter between the British army and a piece of impossibly advanced technology: a hovering sphere... And then, shockingly, a helicopter from 2037... Mankind's odyssey in time has begun.''
Jo Clayton Drum Warning Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Iomard and Glandair, two worlds which exist in separate universes, are connected by magical forces beyond the control of even the strongest sorcerer. As they move closer together, conditions on both worlds become increasingly chaotic. The Drums of Chaos rumble in the background... '' Book One of The Drums of Chaos
Mark Clifton They'd Rather Be Right (1955 Hugo Award Winner) (The Forever Machine - With Frank Riley) Gnome Press 1957 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, end papers a little browned and foxed and page edges quite badly browned Very Good book in slightly creased, browned and torn Dust Jacket, with a number of smallish chips along the top edge of the rear panel. £20.00 ''... Bossy was right. Always. Invariably... She was limited only in that she had to have facts... her conclusions and predictions were inevitably correct... Did the world welcome Bossy, then, with open arms and glad cries? No, because for five decades the world had been in the grip of opinion control, and Bossy represented a serious and immediate threat... ''
C. Terry Cline, Jr. Damon Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges foxed else Fine book in slightly worn and foxed Dust Jacket, with a shortish tear at the base of the front panel adjacent to the spine. £5.00 ''A four-year-old boy with a rare glandular malfunction, a genius IQ, and uncanny telepathic power... In the course of psychotherapy, Burnette discovers a mature, sensual, menacing alter ego... Concurrently, the glandular malfunction seems to be causing Damon's young body to mature sexually... ''
J. Maclaren Cobben Master of his Fate Greenhill 1987 Page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... what if the vital forces could be transmitted from one person to another? Could this make the recipient immortal? And what was the terrible secret that tormented Lefevre's friend... ? Published in 1890... skilfully built crescendo of tension and mystery... ''
Michael Cobley Seeds Of Earth Book 1 of Humanity's Fire Orbit 2009 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by the Author & With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £7.50 ''The first intelligent species to encounter Mankind attacked without warning and swarmed locust-like through the solar system. Merciless. Relentless. Unstoppable... Earth's last, desperate roll of the die was to send out three colony ships, seeds of Earth, to different parts of the galaxy... ''
Suzanne Collins Mockingjay Scholastic 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and upper rear corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £15.00 ''Katniss... has survived... There are rebels, There are new leaders. A revolution is unfolding... The success of the rebellion hinges on Katness' willingness to be a pawn... '' Third of the Hunger Games trilogy
Michael G. Coney Syzygy Elmfield Press 1973 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at base of spine and upper corners and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch f wear at the extremities. £4.00 ''... once every fifty-two years the moons come together in a constellation that creates havoc on the planet's surface. For the inhabitants of Arcadia are themselves affected in some strange way by the unusual gravitic pulls.''
Michael Conner Archangel Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''...an alternate... Minneapolis, in the late 1920's, after a decade of devastating plague.... that is destroying the civilised world... Danny Constantine, a young newspaper photographer, discovers a weird series of murders that look like the work of a vampire... ''
Jonathan Cott Beyond The Looking Glass Extraordinary Works of Fairy Tale and Fantasy Novels and Stories from the Victorian Era (Editor) Viking 1984 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, previous owner's name on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly torn Dust Jacket Eight colour plates and many contemporary black & white illustrations £10.00 Introductions by the Editor and Leslie Fieldler. Novels: John Ruskin's The King of the Golden River; Tom Hood's Petsetilla's Posy; Maggie Brown's Wanted - A King; Mark Lemon's Tinykin's Transformations; Stories: Mrs. Clifford's Wooden Tony; Mary de Morgan's Through the Fire & The Wanderings of Arasmon and two by George McDonald. 519 pages.
Mary Elisabeth Counselman Half In Shadow Arkham House 1978 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... a new collection that includes her finest spectral fiction... '' Three Marked Pennies; The Unwanted; Shot Tower Ghost; Night Court; The Monkey Spoons; The Smiling Face; A Death Crown for Mr. Hapworthy; the Black Stone Statue; Seventh Sister; Parasite Mansion; The Green Window; The Tree's Wife; Twister and A Handful of Silver.
Kevin Crossley-Holland Arthur King of the Middle March Orion 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and upper front corner and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Thousands of knights and footsoldiers are mustering in Venice for the launch of the Fourth Crusade. Among them is a young Arthur de Caldecot, soon to be dubbed a knight... '' Third in the Arthur trilogy.
Patrick Curry Defending Middle Earth Tolkien, Myth and Modernity Floris Books 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, a little creased and rubbed along the top edge, and with a couple of tiny tears. £10.00 ''The work of J. R. R. Tolkien has... been widely labelled as reactionary and escapist by critics... shows just how mistaken they are. he reveals Tolkien's profound and subtle advocacy of community, ecology and spiritual values against the destructive forces of runaway modernity... ''
G. W. Dahlquist The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters (Temple/Cardinal/Surgeon/Boniface/Ministry/Quarry/Royale/Cathedral/Provocateur/Inheritrix) Viking 2007 First Combined Edition in the UK First Printing (John Crace - No. 27/100) A few page corner tips bruised else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''... Miss Temple didn't come to the city for an adventure - she came to find a husband... when her fiancé, Roger Bascombe threw her over for no apparent reason, Miss Temple decided to find out why....Cardinal Chang, so thoroughly disreputable that he has been hired to kill a man, is disconcerted to find his masked target has already been assassinated... ''
Kara Dalkey Goa Blood of the Goddess I Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Thomas Chinnery is the young assistant to a Master Apothecary of England. He has been entrusted... with a perilous journey... East Africa and India... trade in medicinal herbs... a man and woman fleeing... alchemist... a mysterious powder.. kills the living, but it can restore the dead to life... ''
L. Sprague De Camp Lovecraft: A Biography New English Library 1976 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With newspaper review £20.00 ''As befits a writer of Gothic horror and fantasy brought up by an overprotective mother who died insane, Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937) led a strange and complex life... ''
Stephen Deas The King of the Crags Gollancz 2010 First Edition First Printing Corners lightly bumped and slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''Prince Jehal has murdered, poisoned and betrayed his way to the top... now he just has to enjoy the fruits of power. And yet... He feels more for the wife he married for power than perhaps he should and his lover knows it... And still no-one has found the famous white dragon... '' Sequel to The Adamantine Palace
Philip K. Dick The Transmigration Of Timothy Archer Timescape 1982 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, top page edges quite badly marked (?paint? splashes) and page edges marked - Good book in slightly worn, torn, creased and slightly marked Dust Jacket, frayed at the top of the spine panel £7.50 ''... the story of the life and death of Bishop Timothy Archer and his circle and of the California they inhabited, which shaped their end. Archer... is a charming man who seeks belief through reason and pursues it with such single-minded diligence that nothing can stand in his way - not organised religion, not the safety of his loved ones, eventually not even his own sanity... ''
Jim Dodge Stone Junction An Alchemical Pot-Boiler Rebel/Cannongate 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Lightly rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book With Publisher's Review request - and reviewer's notes £5.00 ''... a modern odyssey of one man's quest for knowledge and understanding in a world where revenge, betrayal, revolution, mind-bending chemicals, magic and murder are the norm... an intricate whodunit-style plot that twists and turns like a tornado... '' Introduction by Thomas Pynchon.
Lord Dunsany A Dreamer's Tales (In Bleiler's Checklist) Owlswick Press 1979 Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, boards protected with adhesive film, previous owner's stamp on half-title, spot on back of frontispiece offset onto back of half-title and page edges lightly browned and top page edges lightly marked - Good to Very Good book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, protected with adhesive film. Illustrated by Tim Kirk. £7.50 Foreword by Martin Gardner; Poltarnees, Beholder of Ocean; Blagdaross; Bethmoora; Idle Days on the Yann; The Sword and the Idol; The Idle City; The Hashish Man; Poor Old Bill; The Beggars; In Carcassonne; In Zaccarath; The Field; The Day of the Poll; The Unhappy Body
Brian Lee Durfee The Forgetting Moon The Five Warrior Angels Book One Saga Press 2016 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and one page corner tip creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... the Five Isles, where war has come... the invading army of Sor Sevier, a merciless host driven by the prophetic fervour of the Angel Prince Aeros... the eldest son of the fallen king of Gul Kana now reigns... the elder sister... desires to prove her worth as a warrior... the younger... has uncovered a secret... an epic fantasy full of hope in a world based on lies.''
David Eddings Domes Of Fire Book One of the Tamuli Ballantine 1993 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with one small tear £10.00 ''Six years had passed since the redoubtable knight Sparhawk had triumphed over the evil God Azash and returned to Elenia with Queen Ehlana, his bride. And now a new danger had arisen to threaten the peace... the fabled ancient warriors of Tamuli had indeed returned - intent on carnage... ''
Greg Egan Teranesia Gollancz 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Prabir Suresh is nine years old and the son of two scientists specialising in entomology. They live on an otherwise uninhabited island... Prabir calls it Teranesia and populates it with imaginary creatures even stranger than the evolutionarily puzzling butterflies that his parents are studying... An evolutionary leap forward, a new humanity or the evanescent ghosts of past lies?''
Robert Eighteen-Bisang Dracula: A Century of Editions, Adaptations and Translations Part One: English Language Editions (With J. Gordon Melton) Transylvanian Society of Dracula 1998 First Edition First Printing (Paper) 9(No. 248/500 copies) Covers and pages a little creased - Very Good A5-ish centre-stapled booklet £7.50 Introduction; Part A: Bram Stoker's Original Notes and Data for his Dracula; Part B: Bram Stoker's Manuscript; The Un-Dead; Part C; Bram Stoker's Play: Dracula or the Un-Dead; Part D: English-Language Editions of Dracula; Part E: Bram Stoker's Story; 'Dracula's Guest'
Suzette Haden Elgin Star-Anchored, Star-Angered Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, page edges lightly browned/marked and bottom page edges remainder sprayed else Fine book in slightly browned and creased Dust Jacket, slightly worn and frayed at the base of the spine and with a small piece missing from the lower edge of the rear panel £5.00 ''Coyote Jones, secret agent for the Tri-Galactic Intelligence Service, has a serious handicap. In a universe where every normal being is telepathic, he suffers from almost total mind-deafness. When the economy and social system of the novice planet Freeway begin to reel under... an alleged female Messiah, Coyote's handicap makes him the perfect choice... ''
Dale Estey A Lost Tale St. Martin's Press 1980 First Edition First Printing Top page edges slightly foxed and faint trace of bookplate removal on front free end paper else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with one tear £5.00 ''... as the tide of violence and evil unleashed by Hitler threatens their homeland the sturdy Manx Druids call on all their other-worldly powers... to prevent the Nazis from stealing the secret of the atomic bomb... ''
Bill Fawcett Exiled: Clan Of The Claw (Editor) Baen 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a couple of production ink splashes on Contents and facing page else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 '... the extinction asteroid did not strike... the dinosaurs kept evolving - but so did the mammals... cold-blooded, magic-using reptiles against hot-blooded, hot-tempered descendants of cats... '' Editor's Introduction; Harry Turtledove's The Mrem Go West; S. M. Stirling's A Little Power; Michael Z. Williamson's Battle's Tide; Jody Lynn Nye & John Ringo's Cata
Anne Fine The Tulip Touch (Whitbread Children's Book of the Year 1996) Hamish Hamilton 1996 First Edition Second Printing (With later State D. J. marked Children's Book of the Year) Bruised at base of spine and 'DAMAGED' stamped on lower page edges and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in Dust Jacket rubbed at the base of the spine. £5.00 ''Nobody wants Tulip in their gang. She skives off school, cheeks the teachers, and makes herself unpopular with her classmates by telling the most awful lies... Natalie finds Tulip exciting... But as the games become increasingly sinister and dangerous. Natalie realises that Tulip is going too far. Much too far... '' Not fantasy?
Ian Fleming Chitty Chitty Bang Bang The Magical Car Pan 1968 First Combined Edition First Printing (Paper) Bruised and a little rubbed at base of spine and corners, front cover corners creased, covers lightly marked and page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly marked - Good Book £3.00 ''... Commander Caractacus Pott is a struggling inventor. His Whistling Sweets, tried out on his two children, Jeremy and Jemima, bring in enough money to buy his family a car... the once-famous Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang... ''
Alan Dean Foster Patrimony A Pip & Flinx Novel Del Rey 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and boards slightly bowed else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 '''I know who your father is... Gestalt.' A shocked Flinx hears these dying words from one of the renegade eugenicists whose experiments with humans twenty-odd years ago shocked the galaxy... and spawned Flinx. So Flinx and his minidrag, Pip, venture to Gestalt, an out-of-the-way planet perfect for someone who never wants to be found... ''
Alan Dean Foster Phylogenesis Book One of the Founding of the Commonwealth Del Rey 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket £7.50 ''In the years after first contact, humans and the insectlike Thranx agreed to a tentative sharing of ideas and cultures... However they never planned for a chance meeting between a misfit artist and a petty thief... ''
Alan Dean Foster Reunion A Pip & Flinx Novel Del Rey 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... Flinx uses his enhanced empathic abilities to finesse his way into a top secret security installation... he bamboozles a sophisticated AI programme into releasing classified information... Awaiting Flinx is a planet brimming with hidden dangers and astonishing discoveries... ''
Alan Dean Foster Sagramanda A Novel of Near-Future India Pyr 2006 First Edition First Printing Corners slightky rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''... a city of one hundred million, this is the story of Taneer, a scientist who has absconded with his multinational corporation's secret project code and who is now on the run... a fast-paced and gripping techno-thriller... ''
Alan Dean Foster Sliding Scales A Pip & Flinx Novel Del Rey 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the base of the front fold. £5.00 ''... Flinx attempts something that may be impossible for the heretofore undefeated hero. His mission: take a vacation... Pursued by a newly revealed sect of doomsday fanatics, hunted by factions inside and outside the Commonwealth... expected to single-handedly avert a looming galactic crisis... ''
Alan Dean Foster Star Wars The Approaching Storm Century 2002 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Many perils lie waiting to trap them. The Jedi will have to fulfil near-impossible tasks, befriend wary strangers, and influence two great armies to complete their quest, stalked all the while by an enemy sworn to see the negotiations collapse... the mission fail... ''
Alan Dean Foster The Moment Of The Magician Phantasia 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked and foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... the adventures of John Thomas Meriweather, the Spellsinger, in a land where magic and constant danger combine against a background of beauty and individual courage... another human from Earth who may hold the secret he so desperately seeks... ''
Alan Dean Foster The Time Of The Transference Phantasia 1986 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... finds Jon Thomas Meriweather facing the most difficult decision of his life... he begins what he expects to be a simple journey, only to find himself, once again, in great peril... '' Book 6 of the Series
Matthew Francis Whom Bloomsbury 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's promotion letter, sheet and review slip £5.00 ''... WHOM is the gigantic computer system that dominates the White House... a system that takes the humdrum worries of global politics off the President's shoulders, organises his love-life and calculates the probability of Armageddon... cunningly constructed and full of surprises... a surreal, chilling comedy... ''
Frank Kelly Freas Frank Kelly Freas As He Sees It (With Laura Brodian Freas) Paper Tiger 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... the first full-scale retrospective of the work of this highly respected artist, accompanied by an invaluable guide to how he paints.''
C. S Friedman The Wilding Daw 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''The Great War between Braxi and Azea has gone on since the beginning of interstellar history... Unable to achieve final victory, unwilling to accept defeat, both sides have devoted centuries to perfecting their martial capacity... ''
Neil Gaiman Fortunately, The Milk... (Fortunately, The Milk) Bloomsbury 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at the head of the spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrated by Chris Riddell £7.50 ''t begins and ends with milk... From the moment Dad pops out to buy some and gets abducted by aliens, swashbuckled by pirates, nearly sacrificed to a volcano god and rescued by a time-travelling dinosaur in a hot air balloon, it's clear that breakfast is going to be delayed... ''
Neil Gaiman The Graveyard Book (2009 Hugo Award & Newbery Winner) Bloomsbury 2008 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously ('Children's' Edition) Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrated by Chris Riddell £10.00 ''Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a perfectly normal boy. Well, he would be perfectly normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the world of the dead... ''
Mary Gentle (Also as Roxanne Morgan) A Hawk In Silver Lothrop 1977 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the base of the spine panel. £7.50 ''The moment Holly picks up the strange silver coin glinting in the gutter, her whole life changes... Holly and her friend Chris find themselves involved in the centuries-long feud between the two people of Faerie - the Elukoi and the Morkani... ''
Mary Gentle (Also as Roxanne Morgan) Golden Witchbreed Morrow 1984 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top boards edges slightly faded and page edges lightly browned and foxed - Very Good book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a few short tears at the top of the spine panel. £4.00 ''The distant world of Orthe... is inhabited by a race almost identical to humans, except that until they reach adolescence they are in a state they call ashiren - without gender... Once the Ortheans built a great civilisation, but it was destroyed in a terrible holocaust... the people known as The Golden Witchbreed, the last direct link with the ancient Ortheans, feared and shunned...''
Mary Gentle Ilario: The Lion's Eye The First History (Under the Penitence, revised and greatly expanded) Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed and light crease to upper and lower rear corners else Fine book. £3.00 ''It's AD 1428 and history is different. Born a true hermaphrodite, Ilario has lived as the King's Freak... All Ilario wants is to be one of the first - and best - painters of the age... to paint things as they really are... In North Africa, Visigoth-ruled Carthage lies under the eternal darkness of the Penitence... '' Set in the universe of Ash.
Floyd Gibbons The Red Napoleon (In Bleiler's Checklist) Grossett & Dunlap 1929 Third Printing Spine and corners worn, covers a little marked, front free end paper removed, page edges browned and stained - Poor Copy £4.00 Clute - ''a Future War tale in which a Mongol dictator named Karakhan... conquers much of the world, miscegenating as he goes... as part of a deliberate onslaught upon the racist White nations... Gibbons appears as his journalist self throughout, and recounts these events... with some sympathy.''
William Gibson Idoru Putnam 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''...Rei Toei is the beautiful, entirely virtual media star adored by all Japan: The Idoru... Is something different here, in the very nature of reality? or is it that something violently New is about to happen?...''
William Gibson Neuromancer (1985 Hugo Award & '84 Nebula Winner) HarperCollins 1994 Tenth Anniversary Edition Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With the Publisher's publicity notice and press release £10.00 ''William Gibson's liquid-crystal prose seethes with buzz-phrases newly minted and destined to be current into the next century.'' With a new afterword by the author.
Debi Gliori Pure Dead Wicked Ted Smart 2002 - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book £5.00 ''Disaster strikes at StregaSchloss! The roof of the old castle is falling down and the Strega-Borgia family have to move out. The mythical beasts and the magical nanny come too. But the talking tarantula, the frozen granny and a trickle of tincture are left behind... '' Second in the series
H. L. Gold The Old Die Rich and Other Science Fiction Stories With Working Notes and an Analysis of Each Story Dobson 1965 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges and free end papers a little browned and marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed and browned Dust Jacket with a tear at the top of the front fold and some damp-marking inside the rear fold £7.50 The Old Die Rich; Trouble With Water; No Charge for Alterations; Don't Take It to Heart; Man of Parts; Love in the Dark; The Man with English; The Biography Project; At the Post; Hero; And Three to Get Ready and Problem in Murder. Scarce.
Stephen Goldin Assault On The Gods Doubleday 1977 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn and torn Dust Jacket With Publisher's review slip £5.00 ''... a spaceship commander without a ship... a sly, conniving trader... leads them to the backwater planet Dascham; and... to a local bar, where two crewmen are drinking their way into danger. One of them drunkenly curses the Daschamese gods - and for his blasphemy is incinerated by a celestial lightning bolt, after which an angel delivers a proclamation... ''
Lawrence Goldstone Off-Line St. Martin's Press 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and one page and some top edges stained with a largish ?coffee? splash else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 '''... 2020, Glynnis Rodman, brilliant and beautiful... found dead... after an S & M encounter with a stranger... senior investigator Phil Gagliardi... cardiac arrest induced by an overdose of an illegal, orgasm-enhancing drug... Phil... decides to investigate on his own... a dark universe of eccentricity and power... ''
Terry Goodkind Faith Of The Fallen Gollancz 2000 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... Emperor Jagang, having brutally subjugated Anderith, is poised to unleash his horde of the Imperial Order on the free people of the New World... ''
Terry Goodkind Soul of the Fire Orion 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised and lightly creased at top and base of spine and some page edges lightly marked (tea?) else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Beware the Chimes, and if need be great, draw for yourself thrice on the barren earth, in sand and salt and blood, a Fatal Grace... Kahlan and Richard are destined to see their souls tempered in the fiery cauldron of battle... for them there is no place so dangerous as a world without magic... ''
Terry Goodkind Temple Of The Winds Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Yet a greater threat remains. Everything that Richard has learned thus far, all the wisdom, the magic, and the conviction he holds, will be for naught as the power-mad Emperor Jagang returns with his multitude of demonic underlings. For Richard must now challenge the impossible: the magic that thwarts magic... ''
Terry Goodkind The First Confessor Head of Zeus 2015 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and lower edge of front board else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a tear at the top edge of the front panel. £5.00 ''... a prequel volume to the Sword of Truth series... millennia before Wizard's First Rule, that reveals how one woman forged a legend. War is coming and First wizard Baraccus, leader of the New World... is dead. Worse, he took his own life... grief-stricken wife, Magda... finds the note he left, urging her to seek the truth... ''
Terry Goodkind The Law of Nines HarperCollins 2009 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and spine silver decoration a little rubbed else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... Turning 27 may be terrifying for some, but for Alex, a struggling artist living in the mid-western United States, it is cataclysmic. Inheriting a huge expanse of land should have made him a rich and happy man; but something... has made him... into... A target for extreme and uncompromising violence... '' Thriller.
Ed Gorman The Silver Scream Headline 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in creased and slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Parkhurst is a fine Iowa town - pretty, well ordered and peaceful... But that peace is about to be destroyed forever... Writer Darcy McCain is not what you'd expect... Gentle young women don't bust out of jail and hop freight trains with half the state police on their trail. But Darcy's serving time for murder and she's got one hope of overturning her conviction... that hope is fading fast on a bed in Parkhurst... ''
Lise Gotfredsen The Unicorn (Translated by Anne Born) 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... ''
Rob Grant (Also as Grant Naylor with Doug Naylor) Fat Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Hint of edge wear else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''It's unclear precisely when it became illegal to be fat. Of course, technically, it's not, even in this day and age. Even with the blatant persecution of all tubbies, there's no official legislation on any statute book that comes right out and says fatness is against the law. But it is.''
Rob Grant Incompetence Gollancz 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet £5.00 ''Article 13199 of the Pan-European Constitution: 'No person shall be prejudiced from employment in any capacity, at any level, by reason of age, race, creed or incompetence'... You canít be fired for being bad at your job... But the rules donít apply to the psychopath who's leaving a trail of corpses across the continent. He's very competent indeed... ''
Alasdair Gray 1982 Janine Cape 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at the base of the spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, price clipped, overstickered, Dust Jacket, with a small pencil point puncture near the top of the spine. £5.00 ''This already dated novel is set inside the head of an ageing, divorced, alcoholic, insomniac supervisor of security installations who is tippling in the bedroom of a small Scottish hotel.... it is mainly a sado-masochistic fetishistic fantasy.''
Alasdair Gray Mavis Belfrage A Romantic Novel with Five Shorter Tales Bloomsbury 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and fixed end papers poorly glued resulting in rear end papers being fixed to the rear board else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £4.00 ''This is the least fanciful of Gray's fiction collections and will amuse readers who do not find the world comfortable and don't expect to escape from it alive.''
Robert Steele Gray Survivor St. Martin's Press 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners, top boards edges bruised and a little light-faded and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a small triangular erosion at the base of the spine and top of the front fold £3.00 ''Mark... is an overweight, forty-something couch potato... while out in a rainstorm, Mark is struck by twin lightning bolts that... propel him back into stone-age America... forced to confront the very essence of life: basic survival... ''
Roger Lancelyn Green From The World's End A Fantasy Edmund Ward 1948 First Edition First Printing Extreme millimetre at top and base of spine browned, small dent/scrape in rear board, gift inscription in pen on title page crossed out and page edges foxed and age-darkened - ?Good? book in torn and slightly worn and creased Dust Jacket, with the price removed. £10.00 ''... Julian and Rosanthe, motoring through North Wales... a strange valley known locally as 'World's End'... odd and incomprehensible adventures... the powers which ruled their lives took form... as... they wandered... through... the House of Fear... an allegory of youth and love... a tale of suspense and thrilling adventures... ''
Stephen Gregory The Woodwitch Heinemann 1988 First Edition Second Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Solicitor's clerk Andrew Pinkney seems a nice sort of man... But what can he want with the decaying carcasses of a badger and a swan? And what is he doing with a heap of foul-smelling phallus-shaped fungi aptly called stinkhorns... Andrew's experiment becomes an obsession, nightmarish in its intensity... ''
James Gunn (Also as James E. Gunn) The Transcendental Trilogy (Transcendental+Transgalactic+Transformation) Tor 2013-17 All are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised at top and/or base of spines else Fine books in like Dust Jacket £30.00 ''... a starship is carrying beings of many species... on a pilgrimage to the galactic edge... towards what they term 'transcendence'... one passenger after another falls prey to foul play... a number of those on the starship... share their unique stories... Riley... surrounded by aliens... considers trusting Asha, the only other human passenger. But... ''

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