Catalogue #82 - August 2018
Author Title Edition Condition Price Details
Leonard Daventry A Man Of Double Deed Gollancz 1965 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, top page edges foxed and pages slightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with one Sellotape adhesive stain. 10.00 ''The year is 2090. Earth has now recovered from atomic war... Claus Coman belongs to a group of telepaths... who consider themselves the custodians of humanity... Coman encounters repeated opposition from the criminal underworld...Linnel, a female ''joker'', or telepath of limited perception... Coman has taken with him the two women... with whom he lives in a menage á trois... renders Coman's brief affair with... Linnel all the more explosive... ''
L. Sprague De Camp An Elephant For Aristotle Dobson 1966 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and lower front corner and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly browned, and rubbed Dust Jacket with a 10mm tear at the top of the spine adjacent o the rear panel and the Publisher's price crossed out in biro 10.00 ''When Alexander the Great decided to give an elephant to his old teacher Aristotle a problem of logistics arose. Alexander was in India and Aristotle was in Greece... Around this situation L. Sprague de Camp has written this engaging, imaginative, and extraordinary comedy... ''
L. Sprague De Camp Conan The Swordsman (With Lin Carter and Bjorn Nyberg) Tor 2002 First Hardback Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 25.00 ''... the fate of kingdoms balances on the bloody blade of a fabulous hero: Conan of the iron thews, the blue-eyed barbarian giant who towers above the savage Hyperborean world.''
L. Sprague De Camp The Honourable Barbarian Del Rey 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and a couple of small marks on page fore-edges else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Joria, the one-time unbeheaded king, was now safely retired from... getting into trouble. But his younger brother Kerin lacked such wisdom. The outraged father of Adeliza had caught him in compromising circumstances... sent at once on a mission... Belinka, a sprite... a hermit-wizard's island... voyage on a pirate ship... kidnapped princess... ''
Tom De Haven Joe Gosh Walker 1988 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly browned and rubbed Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''It was a typical day in Wonder City. Joe Gosh was stuck. No Job, no money, no girl, not much of a place to live, and no real prospects. When his credit ran out he'd be sent to Mars to be as miner. He didn't want to go to Mars. Then a bundle of junk mail appeared out of thin air. And that gave him the idea. It was a terrific idea!... Joe Gosh was going to be a superhero!... ''
Gene De Weese Now You See It/Him/Them (With Robert Coulson) Hale 1976 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in rubbed and slightly worn Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''... mild mannered reporter Joe Karns calls on Silas Tucker, a leading writer of science fiction... hardly expected to find his famous interviewee freshly murdered. Joined by a super science fiction fan... Karns begins a search for a murderer who seems intent on striking again at the World Science Fiction Convention... ''
Louis De Wohl Strange Daughter Lawson & Dunn 1945 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine, front panel a little sunned through jacket, boards slightly faded and damp-marked, old price on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened - ?Good book in slightly worn, torn, chipped, creased, marked and internally damp-marked Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''... Dr. Zodiac brings back the half understood truths of mediaeval magic... Astrology, thought forces, struggles between powerful minds... in a deadly battle of wits against enemy agents and in particular against the strangest of all daughters... the bewitching and bewitched, Asta, queen of the peacocks... ''
Pamela Dean Tam Lin Tor 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 60.00 Clute - ''... a nearly quintessential college novel, treating the college experience as a kind of transcendent Otherworld, realizing the lonely intellectual's fantasy of finding companions exactly like oneself and upping the ante by gradually introducing the supernatural element of the Elvish court drawn from the ballad Tam Lin... ''
Jon J. Deegan (Robert Sharp) Antro The Life Giver Hamilton/Panther 1953 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, spine lettering dulled and page edges lightly age-darkened/browned else Fine book in slightly worn, creased and rubbed Dust Jacket, with a ca. 3mm tear at the base of the spine 15.00 ''The pilot of a space-ship flying completely out of control towards an alien planet, decides that his only chance of survival is to crash-land the ship in the crater of an extinct volcano... miles below the surface... their spaceship 'written-off'... their adventures... reveal a possible answer to... how life came to the Universe.''
Jon J. Deegan The Great Ones Hamilton/Panther 1953 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, spine lettering dulled and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly worn, creased and rubbed Dust Jacket 20.00 ''... Could a synthetic 'brain' calculate the possibilities of human behaviour... When the fabulous Great Ones set up an operating base within our galaxy, they were convinced that a strategic plan for the conquest of mankind could be devised in this way... ''
Samuel R. Delany Hogg Black Ice Books 1994 First Edition (Believed to be First Printing - see condition) Fine book in like Dust Jacket and unopened shrinkwrap 35.00 ''The subject matter of Hogg is America's culture of sexual violence and degeneration. This theme is not, however, examined from the politically safe perspective of the victim. Rather Delaney explores his own disturbing protagonist, Hogg, on his own turf - rape, pederasty, sexual excess... the book... exposes an area of violence and sexual abuse from the inside... ''
Samuel R. Delany The Mad Man Richard Kasak 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 25.00 ''For his thesis, graduate student John Marr researches the life and work of the brilliant Timothy Hassler: a philosopher whose career was cut tragically short... evidence of Hassler's personal life that is deemed simply too unpleasant and disillusioning... Marr finds himself increasingly drawn towards more shocking, depraved sexual entanglements with the homeless men of his neighbourhood... ''
Samuel R. Delany The Motion Of Light In Water Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village 1957-1965 (1989 Hugo Award Winner) Arbor House 1988 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly creased and lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 15.00 ''Here is the autobiography of an extraordinary science fiction writer, whose early career is as fascinating and outrageous a tale as his best fiction... Living in a grungy apartment after eloping with the brilliant teenage poet, Marilyn Hacker, he and Marilyn invite W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman to dinner. They drink gin out of paper cups and discuss sonnet form - until the garbage catches fire... ''
Samuel R. Delany The Straits Of Messina Serconia Press 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly marked, cream Dust Jacket, with a ?coffee? stain at the lower rear corner 25.00 Preface; The Scorpion Garden; 'The Scorpion Garden' Revisited; Of Sex, Objects, Signs, Systems, Sales, SF and Other Things; Some Remarks towards a Reading of Dhalgren; Trouble on Triton; Ruins/Foundations or, The Fall of the Towers Twenty Years After; The Early Delany; Tales of Neveryon; Return...
Samuel R. Delany They Fly At Ciron Tor 1995 Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the story of a small, pastoral village that is invaded without warning by the armies of a distant empire sweeping across the world. Facing mortal danger for the first time in their history, the villagers must forge a pact with the strange race of flying humans dwelling high above in the mountains.''
August Derleth (Also as Stephen Grendon) The Other Side Of The Moon (Editor) Grayson 1956 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly marked - Good book 4.00 John D. Beresford's The Appearance of Man; Clark Ashton Smith's The City of the Singing Flame; H. P. Lovecraft's Beyond the Wall of Sleep; Murray Leinster's The Devil of East Lupton; Donald Wandrei's Something from Above; Ray Bradbury's Pillar of Fire; Will F. Jenkins' Symbiosis; S. Fowler Wright's Original Sin; Eric Frank Russell's Spiro and two others
Paul di Filippo (Also as Philip Lawson with Michael Bishop) Harp, Pipe, and Symphony Prime Books 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and touch of wear to top corner of rear board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... Thomas the Rhymer confronts humans and faery and monsters, in a quest through lands known and unknown... but can he survive the machinations of the Faery Queen?''
Paul di Filippo Joe's Liver Cambrian Publications 2000 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No 147/300) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket 10.00 ''To those benighted and unfortunate souls misfavoured by whimsical Fate to the degree that they were born outside the status-conferring territorial confines of the uniquely glorious United States... one and only one Yankee monument shines forth as the paramount symbolic beacon of sheer American wonderfulness... Reader's Digest, of course... ''
Jose Donoso Sacred Families Gollancz 1978 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Very Good to Near Fine book in Near Fine Dust Jacket with spine faded. 7.50 ''... three interlinked novellas of sinister brilliance and devastating panache... suddenly we are in the thick of war: between a cover girl - and her friends - rebelling against the men who 'created' them and manipulate them, learning to use the female arsenal of cosmetics, particularly vanishing cream, to devastating effect...''
Candas Jane Dorsey Black Wine (1998 Tiptree, Crawford & Aurora Award winner) Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof 5.00 ''A novel of women's slavery in a barbarian land - and a mother and daughter who must escape to freedom... an ambitious, feminist first novel in the tradition of Joanna Russ and Suzy McKee Charnas about women coming to terms with their identity in a barbarous fantasy world... ''
Gardner Dozois Best New SF 10th Annual Collection (Editor) 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.
David Drake The Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume One Night Shade 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine, light smudge on front free end paper and one page corner tip bruised else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket 7.50 21 stories, Introduced by Gene Wolfe and with both a foreword and an afterword by the author.
K. R. Dwyer (Dean R. Koontz) Chase Arthur Barker 1974 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book, but one prepared for Library distribution with red-speckled page edges, Dust Jacket laminated to boards and D. J. front flap fixed to rear free end paper - never circulated: no plates or stamps. 15.00 ''Benjamin Chase was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honour... when he became a hero again... He saved Lois Allenby's life... attacked by a knife-wielding maniac who had already killed her lover. This... earned him... the hatred of a psychopathic killer... However... nobody believes Chase... '' His first thriller.
Steven Eisler The Alien World The Complete Illustrated Guide Octopus 1980 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine and corners else Fine book in slightly rubbed, creased worn and torn Dust Jacket with the price removed 4.00 ''Professor Stephen Eisler uses his immeasurable wit and razor-sharp intellect to assemble the currently available information from both established and obscure sources into the first sensible treatise on the fictitious world of expanding and contracting galaxies and their alien life... ''
Kate Elliott (Alis A. Rasmussen) Child of Flame Volume Four of Crown of Stars Daw 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and bumped at base of spine, top corners bruised and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Lost and alone in an unknown country, Alain is caught in a desperate struggle for survival even as he finds himself unwittingly drawn into the heart of an ancient conflict between humankind and their dread enemy, the Cursed Ones... ''
Kate Elliott Crown of Stars Volume Seven of Crown of Stars Daw 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 The Series dramatic conclusion...
Harlan Ellison Approaching Oblivion Roadsigns On The Treadmill Towards Tomorrow Millington/Unakpan Family Library 1976 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book without Dust Jacket - Unakpan Family Library books were not issued with Dust Jacket but with Unakpan Family Library embossed on the front cover and spine 15.00 Foreword by Michael Crichton; Introduction by the Author; Knox; Cold Friend; Kiss of Fire; Paulie Charmed the Sleeping Woman; I'm Looking for Kadak; Silent in Gehenna; Erotophobia; One Life Furnished in Early Poverty; Ecowareness; Catman and Hindsight: 480 Seconds. Unakpan Family Library Books are scarce!
Harlan Ellison Edgeworks 1 Over The Edge An Edge In My Voice White Wolf 1996 First Combined Edition First Printing Thus Bruised at base of spine and top of spine slighly 'dished', one page corner tip creased, a tiny spot on page fore-edges and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Though blind from birth, Ellison had so developed his other sensory faculties that he was able to distinguish honest citizens from miscreants solely by the odour of the pheromones they exuded... has always found time... to pen his charming childrens' stories featuring Barry the beige Bunny, as well as a biography of Betty Page for young adults.''
Harlan Ellison Edgeworks 3 The Harlan Ellison's Hornbook Harlan Ellison's Movie (The Harlan Ellison's Hornbook+Harlan Ellison's Movie) White Wolf 1997 First Combined Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 Omnibus edition of The Harlan Ellison's Hornbook and Harlan Ellison's Movie with a new fifteen page introduction by the author.
Harlan Ellison Ellison Wonderland (Earthman, Go Home - One Story Exchanged) Millington 1979 First Trade Hardback Thus Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly browned Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 35.00 ''Buckle your safety belts for a journey to the wildest wonderland that never existed... Commuter's Problem, or what happens when you catch the morning express to somewhere out of this world. Nothing for My Noon Meal... The Sky Is Burning... and thirteen other marvellous stories... a unique journey into the lands of the imagination... ''
Harlan Ellison Spider Kiss (Rockabilly) Armchair Detective 1991 First Edition in Hardback First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket (Collectors Edition with Ellison picture and facsimile signature on front board) Bruised at base of spine and lower front corner, rear corner slightly bumped and page edges lightly marked else Fine book. 10.00 ''... the early days of rock-and-roll... a basic hardboiled situation, dealt with in terms of the psychology of the characters, and the pressure of society... the traditional poor-boy-from-the-boondocks-makes-good-in-the-city theme is turned back to front, and coated with the pervasive corruption of the music industry... talent can corrupt and absolute talent can corrupt absolutely.''
John Russell Fearn (Also as Geoffrey Armstrong, Polton Cross and John Slate) Climate Incorporated (Revised and expanded from 1959 Star Weekly issue) Harbottle 1987 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine 38 page A4 centre-stapled booklet 7.50 ''When meteorologist Alvin Brook invents a means of controlling the weather, he imagines it will lead to his becoming a world benefactor, with riches for him and his family. Instead, Brook and his wife are murdered, and his invention stolen and misused by industrialist Marcus Denham... ''
John Russell Fearn Worlds Within (The Inner Cosmos) Harbottle 1982 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine A5 centre-stapled 32 page booklet 7.50 Reprinted from Astounding Stories March 1937 by P. J. Harbottle with The Man With The Ideas Why John Russell Fearn Takes Liberties With Science John Russell Fearn Interviewed by Walter Gillings reprinted from Scientifiction October 1937
David Ferring (David Garnett) Warhammer: The Konrad Trilogy (Konrad+Shadowbreed+Warblade) Boxtree 1993 (Paper) Covers lightly rubbed and and page edges lightly browned else Fine Books 15.00 The tale of Konrad's perilous quest across the Chaos-infested Warhammer world - a quest for vengeance and for his own mysterious past. Scarce.
Jasper Fforde One of Our Thursdays Is Missing Hodder 2011 First Edition First Printing ('Ordinary Edition' - 20.3 cm high) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, one page top corner tip creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed. Dust Jacket 5.00 ''It is a time of unrest in the bookworld. Only the diplomatic skills of ace literary detective Thursday Next can avert a devastating genre war. But a week before the peace talks, Thursday vanishes... ''
Jasper Fforde Shades of Grey 1: The Road to High Saffron Hodder & Stoughton 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, top front corner a little rubbed, white boards a little grubby and top page edges lightly browned - Very Good book with illustrated boards - as issued. 5.00 '' It's Britain but not as we know it... cities lie buried... Echoes of lost technology pepper the landscape.... Democracy has been replaced by Colourocracy. Visual colour dominates society, from the feed pipes that keep the municipal park green to the healing hues you view to cure Illness, to a social hierarchy based upon your limited colour vision... ''
Catherine Fisher The Relic Master Bodley Head 1999 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in laminated boards - as issued. 4.00 ''Tasceron, The city of the Makers, once home to the temples of the great relics and, most secret of all, the House of Trees. Now it is the Wounded City, black and smoking... Raffi cannot understand why his master Galen should want to go there, but Galen is a desperate man. Keeper of the relics, he also keeps a terrible secret which gnaws at his soul... ''
Nicholas Fisk (David Lee Higginbottom) A Rag, A Bone and a Hank of Hair Kestrel/Penguin 1980 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, lower corners bruised and page edges lightly browned and slightly foxed and bumped - Very Good book in rubbed, marked and slightly torn and creased Dust Jacket, with a small piece missing near the top of the spine. 7.50 ''... A nuclear accident has caused the birthrate to drop drastically, and it is feared that life on earth will disappear unless the experiment to make people chemically is successful. these people are called 'Reborns'. Three Reborns are now ready for testing and Brin, because of his exceptional I. Q., is chosen to monitor their behaviour... '' Very Scarce.
Nicholas Fisk Antigrav Kestrel 1978 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket with one small tear. 7.50 ''A tiny island off Scotland, surrounded by deep blue sea... an ideal place for a group of international scientists to take a break... But lying innocently on the strand was a single red pebble... Pog found it. His older sister Mee and her new-found friend, Train, discovered its remarkable powers... ''
Nicholas Fisk Sweets From A Stranger and other SF stories Kestrel 1982 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Lower corners slightly bumped, top corners lightly rubbed and page edges lightly marked else Fine Book in laminated boards - as issued Illustrated by David Barlow 5.00 ''... a chilling reminder of the well-known maxim never to take sweets from a stranger. other stories tell of sophisticated invaders of the earth, a spoilt girl who revenges herself on a cut-price robot, and of Paul, who is just too perfect... combines humour with the macabre in these outstandingly imaginative stories.''
Russell Foreman The Ringway Virus Millington 1976 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and upper corners,. a few speckles on top page edges and page edges browned Very Good book in Near Fine Dust Jacket 10.00 ''In the remote outback of Australia, young Barby Lambert caught flu. And so the Ringway Virus was born... Barby died a few days later in a New York hospital, she was the first victim. All of mankind was to follow. For... the human body seemed unable to develop any immunity... the end of human life on earth unless a tiny few could somehow isolate themselves... '' Very scarce.
Donald Franson A History of the Hugo, Nebula and International Fantasy Awards (With Howard DeVore) Misfit Press 1978 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers lightly marked and browned else Fine A5 Spine-stapled Booklet 4.00 The International Fantasy Awards; The Hugo Nominations; Winners and Losers; The Nebula Awards; Hugo Awards 1953 to Present; Nebula Awards, 1965 to Present; Index. 129 pages.
C. S. Friedman (Also as Celia Friedman) Feast of Souls Book One of the Magister Trilogy Daw 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''... young Prince Andovan lies dying of a mysterious malady... Determined to save his son from this incurable disease, the High King summons a council of Magisters... These solitary, seemingly immortal sorcerers rarely combine forces for any purpose... For there is a fearsome secret the Magisters guard above all else... ''
C. S. Friedman The Wilding Daw 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and with top edges of last signature not trimmed in production else Fine book in slightly rubbed 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... '' Sequel to In Conquest Born
C. S. Friedman This Alien Shore Daw 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''... It is the second age of space colonization. The first age... ended in disaster when it was discovered that Earth's original superluminal drive did lasting genetic damage... exiles in alien star systems... Now, one of Earth's first colonies... has given humanity back the stars. But the new Outships can only be piloted by members of Guera's Outspace Guild... ''
C. S. Friedman Wings of Wrath Daw 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, small cloth tear at the top of the spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''Against all the odds, the young peasant woman Kamala has proven strong and determined enough to claim the most powerful sorcery for her own... But Kamala's rise to power is not without cost... her only hope of survival may lie in fleeing... '' Sequel to Feast of Souls and followed by Legacy of Kings
Maggie Furey The Heart of Myrial Book One of The Shadowleague Orbit 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''The world is breaking down. The magical barriers that have held Myrial together for aeons are starting to fail... Catastrophe is imminent, and the only hope of salvation lies in the hands of the Shadowleague... ''
Jostein Gaarder The Solitaire Mystery (Translated by Sarah Jane Hails) Phoenix House/Orion 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and a couple of page corner tips else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with tiny wear spots at the upper tips of the folds and one at the base of the spine panel Illustrated by Hilda Kramer 4.00 ''A boy and his father on a journey from Norway to Greece... a dwarf who gives the boy a magnifying glass... a baker who gives him a bun; a miniature book... a pack of playing cards with a life of their own; a Joker, who looks too deeply and too much... a rich, teasing book that throws up endless questions about the way the world works, and why we are here... ''
Anne Gay Dancing On The Volcano Orbit 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the tips of the folds Signed by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''Irona watches the sleepers... looking for mohocks and seditionists... a warden for the all-powerful Synod... But Irona has a secret... one young man she watches... her future is suddenly linked to this young man and the world of Harith... ''
David Gemmell (Also as Ross Harding) Hero In the Shadows Bantam 2000 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 40.00 ''... returns to the savage lands of his acclaimed Drenai Saga... The ruined city of Kuan-Hador reeks of dark mystery... it is home to fearsome wild things and legends that freeze the blood... was the capital of a vast empire ruled by evil sorcerers... trapped in another world... and the spell of imprisonment has begun to fade... Waylander... must kill a man who cannot die.''
David Gemmell The Swords Of Night And Day Bantam 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, slight spine lean and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a tiny triangular superficial lamination chip near the top of the spine. 4.00 ''A thousand years after they fell in battle, two heroes - Druss and Skilgannon - are revered throughout the war-torn lands of the Drenai... But what if the soul of one such hero could be called back from the void... the ageless evil of the Eternal threatens... two legendary heroes will once again lead the way to freedom... ''
Anna Louise Germeshausen Cats In Crime... and others Norris 1970 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Stapled wraps slightly rubbed else Fine booklet Illustrated by Frank Utpatel 7.50 ''This collection is the distillation of much reading, much doing and some thinking during a long and active business career... '' Short stories Introduced by Bob Bloch - Beneath the Law; Fog; To Wake The Dead; The Friend; Future Fugitive and Exit Roberto - 30pp. Limited to 300 unnumbered copies,
Newt Gingrich 1945 (With William R. Forstchen) Baen 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear near the upper fold tips. With Publisher's promotional letter 7.50 ''The year is 1945. In Europe, the Third Reich reigns triumphant. The Soviet Union is a fragment of its former self, and Britain has accepted a dictated armistice... after a brief, sharp war with Japan, America is the only significant military presence... the world's two superpowers eye each other... The Big Show is about to start... ''
Lisa Goldstein (Also as Isabel Glass) Dark Cities Underground Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... the story of Ruthie, a young journalist sent to interview Jeremy, a man in his forties, who as a child was the central character of a series of classic children's book written by his mother, the Adventures of Jeremy in Neverwas. But the scary, fantastic world of Jeremy's youth is real, and sucks them into strange adventures underground, where love and death threaten.''
Ed Gorman Blood Red Moon (Blood Moon) Headline 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... When former FBI criminologist Robert Payne receives $10,000 in an unmarked envelope he knows there has to be a catch. the catch comes in the shape of a glamorous blonde. She wants Payne to find the man who killed her daughter... Payne keeps the money and packs his bags and sets off beneath the blood red moon... ''
Sherry Gottlieb Worse Than Death Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... an absorbing erotic thriller involving a detective's romantic relationship with the female vampire who can give him eternal life... along with her sexual favors... sexy, violent and full of dark humor... ''
Richard Grant Tex and Molly in the Afterlife Avon 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... a poignant, endlessly imaginative, and hilariously provocative novel of invigorating power and mystical absurdity...''
Alasdair Gray A History Maker Canongate 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Alasdair Gray has written a tale of border warfare, military and erotic, set in the Ettrick Forest of the twenty-third century. Superbly muscled Wat Dryhope, son of the Ettric chief, is unhappy about his clan's violent and permissive life style. Only when challenged by the fearfully seductive Delilah Puddock and her plot to restore the competitive exploitation of human resources does he learn to embrace the women and traditional values he truly loves... ''
Alasdair Gray Five Letters From An Eastern Empire Penguin 1995 First Separate Edition First Printing (Paper) Page edges lightly browned else Fine small format paperback 2.00 54 page booklet describing etiquette, government, irrigation, education, clogs, kites, rumour, poetry, justice, massage, town-planning, sex and ventriloquism in an obsolete nation.
Mark Haddon the curious incident of the dog in the night-time (Guardian Children's Fiction & Whitbread Prize Winner) David Fickling 2003 First Edition First Printing (Cream and red Dust Jacket) Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with light creasing along the top edge and a spot of wear at the top of the rear fold. 6.00 ''Christopher is 15 and lives in Swindon with his father. He has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. He is obsessed with maths, science and Sherlock Holmes, but finds it hard to understand other people. When he discovers a dead dog on his neighbour's lawn, he decides to solve the mystery... ''
Ann Halam Don't Open Your Eyes Dolphin/Orion 2000 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Light cover creasing, else Fine book 2.00 ''BLOOD RED EYES. BARE BONE. RAGGED, ROTTING FLESH. NO ESCAPE. Something awful has happened to Martin. You'd think it was all over - after the joyriding, the crash, Martin's tragic death. He was only fifteen... just the start of something too terrifying even to think about... ''
Ann Halam (Gwyneth Jones) The Daymaker Orchard Books 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a small 'nick' in the centre of the rear fold. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''Zanne's untrained but compelling magic is a continued source of worry to her mother... But as Zanne reaches the age where she should make the choice journey that will determine her course in life, she becomes restless and rebellious... she sets off on a forbidden quest to the city... where the great Daymaker lies lost and hidden...''
Peter F. Hamilton Manhattan In Reverse Macmillan 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 Introduction; Watching Trees Grow; Footvote; If at First... ; The Forever Kitten; Blessed by an Angel; The Demon Trap and Manhattan In Reverse
W. A. Harbinson Dream Maker Walker 1992 First Edition in the US First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 Clute - ''UK writer who has concentrated on the sf of paranoia, generally rooted in the notion that aliens are either investigating our planet or governing us, or both... Dream Maker... suggests that UFOs in need of energy from human minds are sucking holes in the ozone layer.''
Philip Harbottle Fantasy Booklet No 2 Summer (Editor) Harbottle 1991 Fine 40 page centre-stapled A5 booklet 5.00 E. C. Tubb's An Era Ends; Norman Lazenby's Regression; L. J. Johnson's Sorcerer; Sydney J. Bounds' The News at One and John Russell Fearn's Black Outlook with Philip Harbottle's John Russell Fearn and the Creature From the Black Lagoon.
Frances Hardinge Fly By Night Macmillan 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 ''One runaway orphan and one homicidal goose. Unlikely heroes on an extraordinary quest. After her father dies Mosca Mye flees the hamlet where she grew up. With her goose companion and a smooth-tongued swindler, Eponymous Clent, she heads towards the city of Mandelion - and a better life... ''
Deborah Harkness A Discovery of Witches Headline 2011 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top of spine, light curl to front cover fore-edge and small mark to page edges else Fine Uncorrected Proof. (Orange/Red Covers). 25.00 ''... historian Diana Bishop finds an alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library... a witch of impeccable lineage... a world... of powerful witches, creative, destructive daemons and long-lived vampires... the creatures gather... among them Matthew Clairmont, a vampire geneticist... they begin to unlock the secrets of the manuscript... ''
Charles L. Harness The Rose Sidgwick & Jackson 1968 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, top corners bumped, a few page edges lightly rubbed/bumped and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly worn and marked Dust Jacket. 50.00 ''... a masterpiece in which profound intellect and sparkling wit are triumphantly combined..'' Clute - ''This striking allegory of the opposed world-views of science and the arts is a memorable exemplar of the particular kind of superman story which represents future human evolution in metamorphic terms...'' Introduction by Moorcock, with The Chessplayers and The New Reality. Scarce.
Harry Harper Dawn of the Space Age Sampson Low (1946) First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners, tape 'ghost' on fixed end papers, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened and foxed - Good to Very Good in worn, torn, creased, stained and slightly chipped Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''... tells the story of the men who are actively preparing for the first space flights... '' Foreword by Kenneth W. Gatland. Twelve pages of illustrations, including specially prepared line drawings of the 1,000 ton rocket which has been designed for the project... ''
Geraldine Harris Seven Citadels Part II The Children Of The Wind Macmillan 1982 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges age-darkened/browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''Kerish-lo-Taan, third son of the emperor of Galkis, and his half-brother Lord Forolkin, together with their unlikely companion, the hideous, insolent musician Gidjabolgo, are searching for seven sorcerers, who hold keys to a prison in which the saviour of Galkis may be found...''
Geraldine Harris Seven Citadels Part III The Dead Kingdom Macmillan 1982 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine, top rear corner bumped and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed, price-clipped, Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''Kerish-lo-Taan, third son of the Emperor of Galkis, has found three of the seven legendary sorcerers he seeks - he needs to obtain from them the keys which will eventually unlock the prison in which the Saviour of Galkis is immured. His search, though, is beset with many perils... ''
Geraldine Harris The Seven Citadels Part I Prince of the Godborn Macmillan 1982 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, price-clipped Dust Jacket. 7.50 Clute - ''... the quest of the young son of the ruler of the Empire of Galkis in his attempt to find seven sorcerers who hold seven keys to open seven gates that bar him from the potential saviour of the land... the slow maturation of the protagonist... into full adulthood neatly makes possible the healing of the land.''
Steve Harris The Hoodoo Man Headline 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Danny is dead. But a mother's love and the skilled hands of the surgeons work miracles and Danny is dragged back into his body - again and again. The trouble is, the Danny who finally comes back isn't quite the boy he once was... ''
Thomas Harris Hannibal Delacorte 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with one crease in the front flap 10.00 ''... Seven years have passed since Dr. Hannibal Lecter escaped from custody... ''
J. B. Harris-Burland (John Burland Harris-Burland also as J. B. Harris Burland & Harris Burland) The Lion's Claw (Also as The Lion's Claws) Hutchinson [1919] First Edition First Printing (Pale Purple Boards, Black Lettering) Slightly bumped at top of spine and slightly bumped and slightly worn at base, rear board slightly damp-faded, page edges browned, with first and last few pages foxed, hinges partially cracked and weak, inscription on front fixed end paper - Good in slightly marked, torn, stained and rubbed Dust Jacket with small chips at both sides of top and base of spine panel, a short slit in spine panel and with a small (10mm square) area of front panel delaminated but barely affecting the full colour illustration - good? 65.00 A Detective-Thriller from an author well-known for his Science Fiction. Hutchinson planned 10 volumes in this series consolidating H-B's detective stories for the 'millions of readers' who'd enjoyed their appearance in serial form. Scarce.
Harry Harrison Best SF: 75 The Ninth Annual (Editor, with Brian W. Aldiss) 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 Blast Off S. F. for Boys (Editor) Faber 1969 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine, stamped ST. FAITH'S LIBRARY and PRESENTED BY The Basefoot family 1970 on front free end paper and page edges marked else Good to Very Good book in slightly worn and rubbed Dust Jacket. 5.00 Arthur C. Clarke's Sunjammer; Brian W. Aldiss' The Thing Under the Glacier; Malcolm Jameson's Tricky Tonnage; Robert Silverberg's Hi Diddle Diddle!; Harry Harrison's Rock Pilot; Fritz Leiber's A Pail of Air; Jack Vance's The Howling Bounders; William F. Temple's Moon Wreck; Milton A. Rothman's Heavy Planet and three more...
Harry Harrison Great Science Fiction No. 10 Spring (Editor) Ultimate Publishing 1968 Covers slightly marked, small biro price on front cover and page edges lightly browned else Fine Magazine 2.00 Jack Vance's I-C-A-Bem; Robert Silverberg's Entrance Exam; Roger Dee's Control Group; Albert Teichner's The Forelife Myth; Neil Barrett, Jr.'s Made In Archerius; Milton Lesser's The Hero; John Jakes' The Red telephone
Harry Harrison SF Horizons No 1 and 2 (Editor, With Brian W. Aldiss) SF Horizons 1964-1965 Each is First Edition First Printing (Paper) (Two volumes - full set) Volume 1 with a curl near the top front corner and a couple of light cover creases, Volume 2 with a short tear at the top of the spine/rear cover and stain at lower spine corner, both with light page browning and foxing and a few page corner tips creased - Good to Very Good Set 10.00 Each issue 64 pages. V1: C. S. Lewis discusses Science Fiction with Kingsley Amis; Brian W. Aldiss' Judgement at Jonbar; Robert Conquest's For the 1956 Opposition of Mars; Harry Harrison's We Are Sitting on our... ; G. D. Doherty's The Use of Language in SF; James Blish's Is This Thinking and C. C. Shackleton's ''Give Me Excess of It, That Something Snaps''
M. John Harrison (Also as Gabriel King with Jane Johnson) Empty Space A Haunting Gollancz 2012 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Fine book With the Publisher's Press Release 7.50 ''We thought we had filled space with a civilisation spread across the stars... But there is a lot of empty space in the universe... The vast empty space inside every atom... The aching empty space between a mother and a daughter in a quiet west London suburb... The empty space of the Kefahuchi Tract, hanging above us... ''
M. John Harrison (Also as Gabriel King with Jane Johnson) Light (2003 Tiptree Award Winner) Gollancz 2002 First Edition First Printing Corners and top and base of spine bruised and slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof 5.00 ''On the barren surface of an asteroid, located deep in the galaxy beneath the unbearable light of the Kefahuchi Tract, lie three objects; an abandoned spacecraft, a pair of what look like bone dice, and a human skeleton. What they are, and what they mean, are the mysteries explored and unwrapped... ''
M. John Harrison Signs Of Life Gollancz 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and a few page top corners curled else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... a sparely written thriller with a background of cosmic surgery, medical-waste dumping and genetic engineering, and a thoughtful novel which confronts issues of self-realisation and transformation.''
M. John Harrison The Course Of The Heart Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a small spot of wear at the upper tip of the rear fold 7.50 ''One hot May night in the Cambridge meadows three students carry out... a ritualistic act which changes their lives... they read of a country called the Coeur, which emerges from between the shifting borders of Europe only under the most special conditions... In the Coeur everything is possible. There they may find not only escape but redemption...''
M. John Harrison Viriconium Nights Gollancz 1985 First Edition in Hardback First Printing & Thus Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly rubbed at the top pf the spine panel 5.00 ''... a city of the imagination, a place in which the familiar and the utterly strange mingle together. Everything in Viriconium is subject to change... '' Seven stories - revised from the 1984 US paperback edition, with 3 stories dropped and 2 added, and the texts revised.
Lian Hearn Grass For His Pillow Tales of the Otori Book Two Macmillan 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Takeo... has pledged his life to the secret Tribe. His supernatural skills of invisibility and acute hearing make him their most deadly assassin. But he must deny the solemn oath of vengeance he made, his adopted birthright of wealth, land and power - and his love for Kaede... ''
James Herbert Ash Macmillan 2012 First Edition First Printing (Includes original poem Lara's Lament) Page edges lightly browned Fine book in like, Exclusive Limited Edition Dust Jacket, with Collector's Edition exclusive to W H Smith sticker on front panel 10.00 ''... high on a craggy cliff top on the wind-battered western coast of Scotland is a remote, secluded, ancient castle... that holds secrets that would shake the world... David Ash, ghost hunter and parapsychologist, is sent there to investigate... ''
Tom Holt (Also as Thomas Holt & K. J. Parker) Little People Orbit 2002 First Edition First Printing Small darkish mark on lower page edges and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 '''I was eight years old when I saw my first elf'... Michael's unfortunately (but accurately) named girlfriend Cruella, doesn't approve of his obsession with the little people, but... they won't leave him alone. And who can blame them when it is his own stepfather who is responsible for causing them so much misery... ''
Tom Holt My Hero Orbit 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lacking price and bar-code 5.00 ''Writing novels? Piece of cake, surely... Or so Jane thinks. Until hers starts writing back. At which point, she really should stop. Better still, change her name and flee the country. The one thing she shouldn't do is go into the book herself. After all that's what heroes are for. Unfortunately, the world of fiction is a far more complicated place than she ever imagined... ''
Tom Holt You Don't Have To Be Evil To Work Here, But It Helps Orbit 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine. lower front corner and lower edge of rear board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Colin Hollinghead is a young man going nowhere fast. Working for his dad... the business is in trouble... a plan to turn things round... but... the devil is in the detail... perhaps his new friend from... J. W. Wells & Co. can help.''
Robert Hood Day-Dreaming on Company Time Five Islands Press1988 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners lightly rubbed. light crease to lower rear corner else Fine Book 5.00 12 short stories: Orientation; Bad Day for Something New; Last Remains; Necropolis; An Old Man and His Dog; Dead End; Juggernaut; A Good Friend; The Invasion of Earth A.D. Nauseam; Keep It Short; Caesar or Nothing and Day-Dreaming on Company Time
L. Ron Hubbard Old Doc Methuselah Bridge/New Era 1992 (Note: US Bridge Edition with UK New Era D. J.) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket 4.00 Introduction by Robert Silverberg; Foreword; Ole Doc Methuselah; Her Majesty's Aberration; The Expensive Slaves; The Great Air Monopoly; Plague; A Sound Investment; Ole Mother Methuselah and About the Author
Monica Hughes Sandwriter Julia MacRae 1985 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip 7.50 ''... On the twin continents of Komilant and Kamilant, Antia has lived the pampered life of a princess. but when she crosses the Small Sea to the island desert of Roshan - ostensibly to be betrothed to Jodril, heir to Chief Hamrab - she finds a completely alien world. Antia is determined not to conform, but to keep her own identity in this strange country... full of rumours of an ancient mystery... ''
Mike Jefferies Palace of Kings Collins 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, and pages slightly browned, else Near Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... even as Thane claims his grandfather's magic sword to kill the Nightmare enemy, Krulshards eludes him... where he prepares a terrible revenge. Thane is pledges to follow... but King Holbian waits... as seething Nighbeast hordes swarm against the walls. The fate of Elendium hangs on Thane's choice... ''
Diana Wynne Jones Conrad's Fate HarperCollins 2005 First Edition First Printing (Conrrad's Fate on spine) Slightly bumped at side of spine, covers slightly rubbed and page edges lightly browned else Fine Uncorrected Proof Illustrated by Tim Stevens 7.50 ''... Conrad is sent in disguise to Stallery Mansion, to infiltrate the magical fortress that has power over the whole town of Smallchester, and to discover the identity of the person who is affecting his Fate... His mission is clear - get rid of them... things start to go even more strangely... from the moment he meets the boy called Christopher... ''
Diana Wynne Jones Dark Lord of Derkholm (The Dark Lord of Derkholm) Greenwillow 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and three lower page corners creased else Fine book in Dust Jacket with tiny tear at the lower edge of the front panel 7.50 ''What does it feel like to have your world devastated once a year by offworld tourists?... What does it feel like to suddenly be Dark Lord?... What does it feel like when most of your brothers and sisters are griffins?... What does it feel like to be a Wizard Guide to a Pilgrim Party?... ''
Diana Wynne Jones Deep Secret Gollancz 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''... All over the multiverse Magids are at work to maintain balance, for the good of all... Rupert Venables has been the junior Magid on Earth for only two years when his sponsor dies; it's up to him to find a replacement... Rupert's search... takes him to a science fiction convention... where mirrored corridors end in strange worlds... and there are real aliens in the masquerade... ''
Diana Wynne Jones Dogsbody Collins 2000 - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in laminated boards - as issued. Illustrated by Tim Stevens. 5.00 ''Sirius, immortal Lord of the Dog Star, infamous for his fiery temper, is outraged when he is falsely accused of murder and banished to Earth. There he is reborn in the body of a puppy, and is promised the life-span of that creature to clear his name... ''
Diana Wynne Jones Drowned Ammet Macmillan 1977 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the lower fold tips Signed by the Author on the Title Page 150.00 ''... This story, like Cart and Cwidder... is laid in the country of Dalemark, rancorously divided between the united North and the quarrelling earldoms of the South - where, just occasionally, unexpected and mysterious forces of an earlier age move to slacken the hold of tyranny.''
Diana Wynne Jones Everard's Ride NESFA 1995 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 25/185) Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket and Fine Box. Dust Jacket art by Ruth Sanderson 200.00 Published to commemorate Diana Wynne Jones' appearance as Guest of Honour at Boskone. Introduction by Patricia Wrede. Collects two never-before-published novella's, ''Everard's Ride'' and ''The True State Of Affairs'', plus six stories and an article on Tolkien
Diana Wynne Jones The Game HarperCollins 2008 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and one page corner creased else Fine book in laminated boards - as issued 4.00 ''When Hayley is packed off to Ireland to live with her aunts, she is bewildered by how different it is to Grandma's. It's noisy and chaotic, and full of assorted cousins! But here she is introduced to 'the game' that takes her into the forbidden mythosphere - a place Hayley has glimpsed briefly before, and which holds the answers to her family's secrets.''
Diana Wynne Jones The Pinhoe Egg HarperCollins 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and slight spine lean else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrated by Tim Stevens 5.00 ''... Spells always have consequences, so even the best-intentioned witch or warlock needs guidance from time to time - and it's Chrestomancy's job to make sure everything is safely under control... When Cat Chant finds the egg in the attic, he knows he has to have it... the egg eventually hatches - and chaos breaks out... ''
J. V. Jones A Sword From Red Ice Book Three Of Sword Of Shadows Tor 2007 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 10.00 'The Long Night has begun. The Endlords and their dark army of Unmade prepare to unleash... destruction upon the world. Every Sull warrior must step forward and fight... Key to mankind's survival is the sacred warrior Ash... she must discover her powers... ''.
J. V. Jones Watcher of the Dead Book Four of Sword Of Shadows Orbit 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a small area of varnish missing (sticker removal). 5.00 ''The Long Night has begun and the world moves inexorably toward the final apocalyptic battle... Raif Sevrance, Watcher of the Dead, has endured many trials to lay claim to the renowned sword known as Loss. But the price of wielding the legendary weapon is high... ''.

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