Books For Sale - December 2016
Author Title Edition Condition Price Details
Joe Abercrombie Half A King HarperVoyager 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £20.00 ''Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain his throne... and he must do it with only one good hand. Born a weakling in the eyes of the world, Yarvi cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge... ''
Joe Abercrombie Half A King HarperVoyager 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, spine lightly creased and page edges lightly marked - Very Good to Near Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket with SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR sticker on the front panel. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £15.00 ''Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain his throne... and he must do it all with only one good hand. Born a weakling in the eyes of the world, Yarvi cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge... ''
Joe Abercrombie The Heroes Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing (Not the Waterstones 'Special Edition') Lightly rubbed at top and base of spine, lower front corner slightly curled and upper edge of rear cover and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''... Thousands of men are converging on a forgotten ring of stones, on a worthless hill, in an unimportant valley... Over three days of battle, they'll decide the fate of the North. But with both sides riddled by intrigues, follies, feuds and petty jealousies, it is unlikely to be the noblest of hearts, or even the strongest arms that prevail... ''
Joe Abercrombie The Heroes Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing (Not the Waterstones 'Special Edition') Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Thousands of men are converging on a forgotten ring of stones, on a worthless hill, in an unimportant valley... Over three bloody days of battle, the fate of the North will be decided. But with both sides riddled by intrigues, follies, feuds and petty jealousies, it is unlikely to be the noblest of hearts, or even the strongest arms that prevail... ''
Dan Abnett Doctor DW Who The Silent Stars Go By BBC Books 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine, one page fore-edge a little creased and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... For centuries the Morphans have worked... to maintain the machines that will one day make their world as habitable as old Earth... as their crops fail, livestock sickens, and the temperature drops... it's not the time to welcome unexpected guests... The Doctor, my and Rory find a society breaking apart under the strain... And then... the Ice Warriors make their move... ''
Dan Abnett Titanicus Black Library 2008 First Edition First Printing Limited State (Paper) Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''When the vital forge world of Orestes comes under attack by a legion of Chaos Titans, the planet is forced to appeal for help. Titan Legio Invicta... in desperate need of refit and repair, responds... god-machines stride to war... the world trembles... Savage action on an apocalyptic scale and dark political intrigue... ''
Daniel Abraham The Long Price Book One: Shadow and Betrayal Orbit 2007 First Combined Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) One light spine crease and cover edges slightly rubbed else Fine Book £2.00 ''In a remote mountain academy, the political expendable younger sons of the Great Houses study for an extraordinary task... mastery of the andat, and the rank of Poet... these men - part sorcerers, part scholars... holds the enemies of Khaiem in check... strategies are being set in place... that could lead to the fall of the Khaiem... ''
Peter Ackroyd The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein Chatto & Windus 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Victor Frankenstein, a serious-minded student from Switzerland, meets 'Mad Shelley', poet and atheist, at Oxford University. Soon, the two young men are deep in discussion of electrical science and natural philosophy... Frankenstein embarks on his anatomy experiments... ''
Douglas Adams Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Simon & Schuster 1987 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, lower page edges with remainder stamp and lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... a ghost-horror-detective-time travel-romantic comedy epic. Dork Gently is a private detective who is more interested in telekinesis. quantum mechanics and lunch... A simple search for a missing cat uncovers a bewildered ghost, a secret time-traveler, and the devastating secret that lies behind the whole human history and threatens to bring it to a premature end... ''
Douglas Adams Mostly Harmless Heinemann 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, top page edges no longer parallel and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a crease running the length of the front flap £5.00 ''It's very easy to get a little disheartened when your planet has been blown up, the woman you love has vanished in a misunderstanding about the nature of space/time, the spaceship you are on crashes in flames on a remote and Bob-fearing planet and all you have to fall back on are a few simple sandwich-making skills... ''
Douglas Adams The Hitch Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy Book Club Associates 1980 Page edges slightly, differentially, browned else Fine Book in lightly rubbed and slightly creased Dust Jacket £10.00 '''People of Earth, your attention please. This is Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz of the Galactic Hyperspace Planning Council. Plans for development of the outlying regions of the galaxy require the building of a hyperspacial express route through your solar system, and regrettably your planet is scheduled for demolition... ''
Douglas Adams The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul Simon & Schuster 1989 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly browned Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow... shoots up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame the usual people tried to claim responsibility... the IRA... the PLO and the Gas Board. Even British Nuclear Fuels rushes out a statement... it is simply designated an act of God. But, thinks Dirk Gently, which God?... ''
Douglas Adams The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul Heinemann 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, a couple of page tips creased and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow... shot up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame the usual people tried to claim responsibility... the IRA... the PLO and the Gas Board. Even British Nuclear Fuels rushed out a statement... it was simply designated an act of God. But, thinks Dirk Gently, which God?... '' Scarce 1st Printing.
Richard Adams The Girl In A Swing Allen Lane 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine & top page edges a little dusty else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £5.00 Not the ''Suppressed'' First State with the lead female called Kathe Gutner, (which seems to have been sent to Australia/Canada) this state has the name changed to ''Karin Forster'' as being 'easier' for an English-speaking audience (and perhaps avoiding a lawsuit?). A haunting love-story...
Saladin Ahmed Throne of the Crescent Moon Book One of The Crescent Moon Kingdoms Gollancz 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £7.50 ''The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, land of djenn and ghuls, holy warriors and heretics, Khalifs and killers, is at boiling point. A power struggle between the iron-fisted Khalif and the mysterious master thief known as the Falcon Prince is reaching its climax... a series of brutal supernatural murders. Only a handful of reluctant heroes can learn the truth... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss Cracken At Critical Kerosina 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing Limited State & Thus Signed by the Author (No 14/300) Fine book in like Dust Jacket and box, together with The Magic of the Past (unsigned) £25.00 ''... It is 30 years since Brian Aldiss' first science fiction book was published, and Cracken at Critical is the author's own sardonic glance at the formative years of his career as a writer. For those who appreciate serious SF, this book will come as a welcome dose of light relief... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss Cracken At Critical Kerosina 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing & Thus Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges foxed and lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... It is 30 years since Brian Aldiss' first science fiction book was published, and Cracken at Critical is the author's own sardonic glance at the formative years of his career as a writer. For those who appreciate serious SF, this book will come as a welcome dose of light relief... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss Dracula Unbound Grafton 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, top corners bruised and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket,, with the spine and around 1cm of rear panel a little light-faded. With Publisher's Press Release £5.00 ''... This great adventure merges supernatural horror with breathtaking science fantasy. The chief characters are Stoker, Bodenland, and Dracula himself, shrouded in a wickedness bred by centuries of evolution... Bram Stoker joins Bodenland... to exterminate all vampires... But the trail which begins in Utah in the 21st century ends up far away in space and time... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss Finches of Mars The Friday Project 2013 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Mars is in crisis. Ten years have passed since the formation of the Earth colony... but it has yet to produce a healthy child... Something must be done... his final science fiction work... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss Helliconia Summer Atheneum 1983 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the top tip of the front fold £4.00 ''... shows us most of the extraordinary planet Helliconia, from the circumpolar regions of Sibornal to the salable glaciers of Hespagorat... an interplanetary summer that lasts for centuries... We meet Billy Xiao Pin, who comes to Helliconia from a different world... And we meet the embattled king of Borlien... ''
Brian Wilson Aldiss That Improbable Equator Kerosina 1987 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned and marked else Fine Photocopy A4 Spiral-Bound Uncorrected Proof. With a few notes from the proof-reader £20.00 Probably an Uncorrected Proof for the US 'The Year Before Yesterday' as the Kerosina Cracken At Critical is significantly different...
Buzz Aldrin Encounter With Tiber Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... two grand quests, two dynasties of heroes. A new space race is sparked by a bitter feud between scientist-astronaut Chris Terence and visionary entrepreneur Sig Jarlsbourg: two enemies determined to claim the frontier blazed by the Apollo pioneers. But a radio beacon from deep space, from a world called Tiber, will bring both men together - and lead one to his doom... ''
Ted Allbeury (Theodore Edward le Bouthillier Allbeury) All Our Tomorrows Granada 1982 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, one page corner tip creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with the red spine lettering faded to orange/yellow. £10.00 ''Britain in the near future: a nation adrift, without friends or allies, withdrawn from the EEC, from NATO, from the Trident programme. A nation that despises its bickering, self-serving politicians, where violence erupts constantly on the streets,,, that dramatically agrees to its own 'neutralisation' by the Soviet Union... ''
Aaron Allston Terminator 3 Terminator Dreams Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Despite the heroic efforts of John Connor and Kate Brewster, and the ultimate sacrifice of a T-850 terminator, Skynet became operational and mobilised its machine forces in an all-out war against its prime enemy, mankind... '' Novel based on the characters created in the movie ''Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines''.
Marilyn L. ? Alm London Lady Self-Published ???? Fine spiral-bound laminated card covered booklet £5.00 An historical fantasy with magick dedicated to Anne McCaffrey and Mercedes Lackey. Possibly produced in this format for distribution to prospective publishers.
David Ambrose The Discrete Charm Of Charlie Monk Macmillan 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £4.00 '' 'You're custom-built, Charlie, a hero for our time... We want you thinking, but only up to a point... ' Charlie... is the ultimate superhero... no conscience... no memory. Dr Susan Flemyng has found a way to give memory back... should she take the greatest risk of all, and trust Charlie?... ''
Martin Amis Time's Arrow or The Nature of the Offence Cape 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''How many times have I asked myself: when is the world going to start making sense? Yet the answer is out there. It is rushing towards me over the uneven ground. Nobody knows I'm here: I'm stuck with this man, brutally yoked to Tod and his nightmare visions - the white coat, the black boots, the bloodstained rubber bib. My future, his past... ''
Jay Amory (James Lovegrove) The Fledging of AZ Gabrielson The Clouded World Book I Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''Az is one of the Airborn. With a stretch and a beat of their eight foot wings his people travel effortlessly around and between their cities, perched high among the clouds. It's a life of ease and beauty. Only Az has no wings, so in his glorious world of freedom and flight, he is a painful - and isolated - oddity... ''
Jay Amory (James Lovegrove) The Fledging of AZ Gabrielson The Clouded World Book I Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Az is one of the Airborn. With a stretch and a beat of their eight foot wings his people travel effortlessly around and between their cities, perched high among the clouds. It's a life of ease and beauty. Only Az has no wings, so in his glorious world of freedom and flight, he is a painful - and isolated - oddity... ''
Jay Amory (James Lovegrove) The Wingless Boy Gollancz 2006 First Combined Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book. With Publisher's Press Release £5.00 ''Az is one of the Airborn. With a stretch and a beat of their eight foot wings his people travel effortlessly around and between their cities, perched high among the clouds. It's a life of ease and beauty. Only Az has no wings, so in his glorious world of freedom and flight, he is a painful - and isolated - oddity... '' The first two books in the series.
Kevin J. Anderson (Also as Gabriel Mesta) Hidden Empire The Saga Of Seven Suns Book 1 Warner 2002 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... humans, ambitious for new territory, see the galaxy as theirs for the taking. And when two xeno-archaeologists discover a Klikiss device that can convert gas giants planets into new, life-giving suns, the humans promptly put their new technology to the test. The result is hideous beyond imagination... '' First of the series
Kevin J. Anderson Ignition Tor 1997 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner and one page corner tip creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a short staple scratch on the front panel £4.00 ''The launching of the shuttle Atlantis will make history. Another triumph for the space programme, and a political coup: a Russian cosmonaut is scheduled to perform the first spacewalk from an American unit... The mission is proceeding like clockwork.. No one knows the real danger... ''
Kevin J. Anderson Ill Wind Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and faint mark on lower page edges else Fine book in slightly edge-rubbed Dust Jacket, with a 15mm tear at the base of the rear panel £4.00 ''A supertanker has crashed off the shores of San Francisco... to avert an ecological... disaster, a multinational oil company releases an untested virus designed to break up the spill. A virus that spreads like wildfire on the wind, destroying anything made of petroleum... As America descends into savagery... a daring plan to restore order. But... ''
Kevin J. Anderson (Also as Gabriel Mesta) The Ashes Of Worlds Saga Of Seven Suns Book 7 Orbit (U.S.) 2008 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously? Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The culminating volume... a spectracular grand finale. Galactic empires clash, elemental beings devastate whole planetary systems, and the factions of humanity are pitted against one another. Heroes rise and enemies make their laststands... ''
Kevin J. Anderson The Edge Of The World & The Map of All Things Terra Incognita Books One & Two Orbit 2009-10 All Are First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) (Two Volumes) Page corners of book two slightly bumped else Fine copies £6.00 ''Two nations, traditional enemies, have finally forged an uneasy peace. But all it takes is a single tragic accident... and the world is once more cast into the fires of war. But while war rages... a great quest will defy the storms and sea-serpents to venture beyond the horizon... 'here be monsters'... ''
Kevin J. Anderson (Also as Gabriel Mesta) The Edge Of The World Terra Incognita Book One Orbit 2009 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book £3.00 ''Two nations, traditional enemies, have finally forged an uneasy peace. But all it takes is a single tragic accident... and the world is once more cast into the fires of war. But while war rages... a great quest will defy the storms and sea-serpents to venture beyond the horizon... 'here be monsters'... ''
Poul Anderson Harvest The Fire Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 Third of the series comprising Harvest of Stars, The Stars Are Also Fire, The Fleet of Stars, and Genesis. ''... no less than the tale of the expansion of humanity to the limits of the solar system and beyond... the evolution of machine intelligence, until human and machine intelligence come into conflict... ''
Piers Anthony Bio of a Space Tyrant Volume 1: Refugee Severn House 1988 First UK Hardback Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & across a few page edges Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Later he was to be accused of every crime and perversion in the galaxy, but Hope Hubris began as an innocent boy... daring to defend his sister against the violent assault of a wealthy scion... forced to flee... Pursued... across the airless desert, they barely escaped with their lives... ''
Piers Anthony Chaos Mode HarperCollins 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Unbeaten - indeed, undaunted - by the bizarre obstacles placed in their way in Fractal Mode, Colene and Darius escape to another reality... ''
Piers Anthony Dragon's Gold Severn House 1992 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bumped at top and lightly bumped at base of spine, slightly spine crease and top page edges a little foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... The Kingdom of Rud languishes under the heel of a usurper; an evil sorcerer has taken the throne in the name of his wicked daughter... the people tremble... But Kelvin and Jon... have found a dragon's territory, where scales of purest gold... lie free on the ground... ''
Piers Anthony Earth Severn House 1996 Page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 Clute - ''... a complexly structured adventure of self-discovery partially set in a vast underground prison, and making ambitious though sometimes over-baroque use of pastoral, and other parallels'' Scarce.
Piers Anthony Fractal Mode HarperCollins 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in lightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Saved from death at the hands of the Emperor Ddwng, would-be lovers Colene and Darius and their companions - Provos, a woman who remembers only the future, and Sequiro, a telepathic horse - stumble into yet another dangerous reality... ''
Piers Anthony Harpy Thyme Tor 1994 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Gloha was the only creature of her kind in all the wide, wonderful world of Xanth, the beautiful young offspring of a chance mating between a harpy and a goblin... she wondered where she would find the one true love with whom she would share her life... a perilous quest in search of truth, friendship, and, just possibly, happiness as well... ''
Piers Anthony If I Pay Thee Not In Gold Baen 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''In the age of the Mazonians women rule through magic - and men suffer what they must. Magical creations only last for a single day... great for dieting... but that is quite long enough for casting a giant wet blanket... over a would-be rampaging male... No uppity males in Mazonia!... ''
Piers Anthony Isle Of Woman Tor 1995 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, with a tiny (ca. 2mm) tear at the top edge of the rear panel. £5.00 ''... tells the story of a man and woman born at the dawn of human history, separated by fate, yet united by an unquenchable passion... Through their eyes, and those of their descendants, we witness humanity's odyssey from savagery to civilisation as they are reborn again and again... ''
Piers Anthony Kirlian Quest Millington 1979 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''...The Second War of Energy is over, but hurtling towards Cluster is a million-ship spacefleet from the energy galaxy of Amoeba - and only Herald the Healer can stop it!'' Third in the series.
Piers Anthony Race Against Time Sidgwick & Jackson 1977 First Edition in the UK First Printing Faint damp-discoloration to rear board and page edges a little browned and marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a shallow chip at top edge of rear flap and damp-marking to rear panel. £5.00 ''Life moved at an uneventful, predictable pace in Newton, the quiet rural community in which John Smith lived... the sudden appearance of a beautiful and bewildered African girl... from a far distant time... they are racially pure specimens... being bred in artificial environments... '' Scarce
Piers Anthony Rings Of Ice Millington 1975 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and marked Dust Jacket with a 20mm tear on lower edge of back panel £10.00 ''The wide white rainbow meant one thing: Noah's flood, only worse. Three men and three women trapped in a motor-home, battle a global flood that spells the end of civilisation... ''
Piers Anthony The Cluster Trilogy Millington 1979 First Edition in the UK & First Hardbacks First Printings Page edges of volume one slightly foxed, else Fine copies in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £35.00 ''...On the far future planet of Outworld, where primitive men and nubile women still battle with giant dinosaurs, the barbaric genius Flint is summoned by the Earth-born to fulfil a mission of Galactic magnitude - the experimental transfer of his Kirlian essence to an alien sphere...''
Piers Anthony The Gutbucket Quest Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Slim's a Texas bluesman of a certain age, down on his luck and just about broke... He loves his music... Then one day the music loves him back. In a single hot burst of lightning that comes straight up out of the ground, Slim finds himself in Tejas. It's a little bit magic and a whole lot different, but the blues are the same... ''
Piers Anthony The Ring Macdonald 1969 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with old biro price on front flap £20.00 ''After a distinguished space service career, Jeff had come back to the planet of his birth bent on vengeance - against the powerful man who had framed Jeff's father and caused the whole of his family to be sent into space exile.''
Piers Anthony Total Recall Legend 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Spine ends bruised and top corners and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Douglas Quaid is haunted by nightmares of what seems someone else's life. Though he has never been to Mars, he dreams of the planet, of covert missions, unfriendly agents, a beautiful woman, and a life much more glamorous than his earthbound AD 2089 reality... inspired by a classic Phillip K. Dick short story... ''
Piers Anthony Vicinity Cluster Millington 1979 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with the spine panel slightly faded. £5.00 ''...the first volume in the sexy, savage, brilliantly conceived CLUSTER trilogy of interplanetary adventure...''
Christopher Anvil (Harry C. Crosby, Jr.) Interstellar Patrol II: The Federation of Humanity Baen 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges a little marked with top page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Vaughan Roberts and his two companions had been trapped on a crime-ridden, chaotic planet until they bamboozled the population with a gigantic hoax - which brought then to the attention of the Interstellar Patrol, who were looking for a few good con men... ''
Tom Arden (David Rain) Sisterhood of the Blue Storm Fourth Book of THE OROKON Gollancz 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Ten boys on the cusp of adulthood arrive on the empty tropical island of Xaro to undergo their Manhood Trial, an age-old ritual meant to build character as they leave childhood behind. They thought they could survive alone. But that was before the killing began. That was before the Blue Storm... ''
Tom Arden Sultan of the Moon and Stars Third Book of THE OROKON Gollancz 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and upper corners and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Rich in horror and high adventure, outrageous comedy and aching romance... a lush and startling tapestry of dreams and dangers... ''
Tom Arden The Harlequin's Dance First Book of THE OROKON Gollancz 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £3.00 ''The god Orok gave to his five children crystals of surpassing beauty, to be embedded in a circle on the Rock of Being And Unbeing, whence had sprung the gods, the earth and all its peoples... until the dark god Koros plucked his crystal from the rock and plunged the world into chaos and despair... the first book in a sweeping fantasy epic...''
Tom Arden (David Rain) The King and Queen of Swords Second Book of THE OROKON Gollancz 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and a few page edges bruised and very faintly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Rich in magic, mystery, horror and humour... vividly depicts and eighteenth-century world of armies and assassins, brothels and bandits, love and longing, ransom and rape - and looming over it all, the ancient riddle of the King and Queen of Swords.''
Campbell Armstrong Agents of Darkness Hodder & Stoughton 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Charlie Galloway was a good cop... a close friend calls for help... A brutal murder has taken place... Charlie's investigation becomes, ultimately, a journey of painful self-discovery... on a trail of intrigue and rapid-fire action that reaches from Manila to the White House... ''
Catherine Asaro Ascendant Sun Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Kelric returns to Skolian space, only to find the Empire in control of the Allied forces of Earth... With little more than the clothes on his back and his family imprisoned by the Allieds, Kelric is forced to take work on a merchant vessel. . But when that vessel enters Euban space, Kelric finds his worst nightmare realized: he is auctioned as a slave ''provider'' to the cruel Aristos... ''
Catherine Asaro Catch The Lightning Tor 1996 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 ''... Now Asaro returns to the interstellar Skolian Empire... to tell a tale of politics, love, and war, the story of a young girl from Earth taken into the future and made the focus of a murderous plot to bring down the empire.''
Catherine Asaro Schism Part One of Triad Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... harkens back to the early years of the Skolian Empire... the first open hostility between Eube and Skolia... '' Tenth in the series
Catherine Asaro Skyfall Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Skyfall goes back to the beginning, to the rebirth of Skolia, showing how a chance meeting on a backwater planet forged a vast interstellar empire... ''
Catherine Asaro Spherical Harmonic Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a light crease running the length of the front flap. £7.50 ''... Separated for decades by circumstances and political machinations, the Ruby Dynasty, hereditary rulers of the Skolian Empire, struggle to bring together the tattered remnants of their family in the shadow of a disastrous interstellar war... ''
Catherine Asaro Sunrise Alley Baen Books 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and upper corners and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''When the shipwrecked stranger washed up, nearly drowned on the beach near research scientist Samantha Bryton's home, she was unaware that he was something more than human... experimenting with copying the minds of humans into androids brains... his own army of slaves... the most ruthless criminal of the twenty-first century... ''
Catherine Asaro The Final Key Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 Volume Two of the Triad, sequel to ''Schism'' - part of the Saga of the Skolian Empire sf series. ''... the Skolian Empire come under all-out assault from its nemesis, the Euban Concord, who have undermined the Skolians via subterfuge and assassination, leaving them ripe for conquest... ''
Catherine Asaro The Last Hawk Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, a couple of light spine creases and one speck on the page fore-edges else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... third novel of the Skolian Empire, an interstellar civilisation spanning hundreds of worlds and thousands of years. Each book approaches the Empire and a member of the ruling family from a different angle, or at a different moment in future history... '' Third in the series
Catherine Asaro The Moon's Shadow Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with 'Signed by the Author' sticker on the front panel Signed by the Author on a Bookplate fixed to the pre-lim page £10.00 ''... a thrilling new chapter in this galaxy-spanning epic, as the titanic conflicts which have raged across the cosmos at last come to a climax... '' Eighth in the series
Catherine Asaro The Moon's Shadow Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... a thrilling new chapter in this galaxy-spanning epic, as the titanic conflicts which have raged across the cosmos at last come to a climax... '' Eighth in the series
Catherine Asaro The Quantum Rose Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a little creasing and strain at the top of the spine panel. £10.00 ''... the story of Kamoj Argali, the young ruler of an impoverished province on a backwards planet. To keep her people from starving, she has agreed to marry Jax... ruler of the prosperous neighbouring province. But before they can be wed, Kamoj is forced into marriage with a mysterious stranger... '' Sixth in the Series
Sarah Ash Songspinners Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and corners bruised, some page edges no longer parallel and page edges slightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page and with the Publisher's Review Slip £5.00 ''Music is a drug for some and a palliative for others; for Orial it may be a death sentence written in the rainbow irises of her eyes... For years she has obeyed her physician father's orders and fought against her desire to write and sing tunes of her own making... the first step on the road to madness and to war... ''
Sarah Ash Tracing The Shadow Book One of the Alchemyst's Legacy Bantam 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly faded at top of spine with a few short tears and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The kingdom of Francia has purged its magi... a young Guerrierrescies an orphaned street waif... the daughter of a magus who met his end on their pyres... guarded by an aetheric spirit... With the gift of song... she will craft herself into a weapon... aimed at the heart of the man she despises... ''
Neal Asher Brass Man Tor (UK) 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top & base of spine & lower corners slightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''On the primitive Out-Polity world of Cull, a knight errant called Anderson is hunting a dragon, little knowing that, far away, someone else has resurrected a brass killing machine called 'Mr Crane' to assist in a similar hunt... ''
Neal Asher Cowl Tor (UK) 2004 First Edition First Printing One spine crease & page edges a little marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''Tthe Heliothane Dominion now rules... the solar system. But its worst enemy, Cowl, an artificially forced advance in human evolution has escaped into the past... The torbeast, Cowl's pet, is growing vast and dangerous, shedding its scales wherever its master orders. These 'tors' are designed for bringing human samples back to Cowl... then the beast feeds... ''
Neal Asher Hilldiggers Tor (UK) 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''A terrible war once raged between the two rival planets within a distant solar system. Over the centuries their human inhabitants had 'adapted' themselves to the extremely different conditions of their new homes, far outside Polity influence... Twenty years after the dust has settled... four exceptionally talented orphans have grown up... ''
Neal Asher Orbus Tor (UK) 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £12.50 ''In charge of an old cargo spaceship, the Old Captain Orbus flees a violent and sadistic past, but he doesn't know that the lethal war drone, Sniper, is a stowaway, and that the past, is rapidly catching up with him. His old enemy Prador Vrell... is now seeking to exact vengeance... ''
Neal Asher Polity Agent The fourth Cormac novel Tor (UK) 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''From eight hundred years in the future, a runcible gate is opened into the Polity and those coming through it had been sent specially to take the alien 'Maker' back to its home civilisation... destroyed by a devastating virus... the Jain technology... ''
Neal Asher The Departure An Owner Novel Tor (UK) 2011 First Edition First Printing Lght bump at the top of the spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''Beginning the origin story of Alan Saul, the Owner of the Worlds - this is the start of a long-running series... ''
Allen Ashley (Allen Ashley Lucas) Urban Fantastic Crowswing 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper - P.O.D.) Fine Book. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the pre-lim Page £5.00 Introduction by Pete Crowther and 21 stories ''... shot through with science fiction's sense of wonder, coupled with psychological horror's sense of unease... Faint whiffs of magic weave in and out of every story, while reality and surrealism, allegory and anecdote, collide... ''
Isaac Asimov (Also as Paul French) Child Of Time Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, signature of Clute & details on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Timmy is a little boy. He's four years old. And he was born forty thousand years ago... the story of a Neanderthal child snatched from his own time... in a daring and controversial scientific experiment... '' Based on the short story The Ugly Little Boy.
Isaac Asimov (Also as Paul French) Forward The Foundation BCA 1993 First Edition First Printing (Note: The UK Book Club is actually World 1st) Bruised at top and base of spine, light spine lean and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Asimov fills in the remaining gaps in this epic story... the danger, intrigue and sacrifice that brought about the fall of the Galactic Empire and the birth of the new order... ''
Isaac Asimov Magic The Final Fantasy Collection Voyager 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and lower front corner and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly worn, Dust Jacket. £5.00 Publishers' Introduction; To Your Health; The Critic on the Hearth; It's a Job; Baby, It's Cold Outside; The Time Traveler; Wine is a Mocker; The Mad Scientist; The Fable of the Three Princes; March Against the Foe; Northwestward; Princess Delightful and the Flameless Dragon and Twenty pieces On Fantasy and Beyond...
Isaac Asimov Nightfall Doubleday 1990 First Edition in the US First Printing Page edges marked else Fine Book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... to explore and expand an apocalyptic tale that is more spellbinding today than ever... ''
Isaac Asimov Tales Of The Black Widowers Gollancz 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine, previous owner's decorative 'R' stamped on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £20.00 Introduction; The Acquisitive Chuckle; Ph As in Phony; Truth to Tell; Go, Little Book!; Early Sunday Morning; The Obvious Factor; The Pointing Finger; Miss What?; The Lullaby of Broadway; Yankee Doodle Went to Town; The Curious Omission; Out of Sight
Isaac Asimov The Positronic Man Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, Clute signature and details on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... When NDR 113 came off the assembly line... it was no more than a Positronic brain encased in more-or-less humanoid-looking housing... But NDR 113 - or Andrew Martin... was no ordinary robot... His difference aroused passion in human beings - admiration, fascination - and fear. For Andrew Martin was an artist, a creator... ''
Peter Atkins Big Thunder HarperCollins 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''...A gentleman vigilante from the pages of a 1930's pulp magazine materialises in present-day Manhattan ready to orchestrate a mass-murder that will at long last reconcile the living with the dead... the most vicious of the cloaked avengers... A young woman... caught up in the dreadful unfolding of a supernatural apocalypse... ''
Peter Atkins Morningstar Or The Vampires Of Summer HarperCollins 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... in each case, the cause of death was a massive rupture to the heart, caused by the insertion of a sharpened wooden stake... in each case the victim's mouth was stuffed with garlic... It falls to Donovan Moon, reporter, to meet the man behind the murders, and who claims to be eliminating a community of vampires... ''
A. A. Attanasio (Also as Adam Lee) Arthor Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... The adolescent Arthor is a brutal warrior, a Dark Age killing machine... Sent... on a mission... Arthor becomes entangled with some dangerous magic too potent for even his lethal combat skills... Against such powerful odds, Arthor's reaching... Camelot... begins to look alarmingly uncertain... ''
A. A. Attanasio (Also as Adam Lee) Solis Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''A thousand years in the future, Charles Outis (who has had his head cryonically frozen... ) wakes to find himself enslaved by brutal technocracy. His brain is imprisoned in an automated mining factory in the asteroid belt... his only hope of bodily reincarnation (through cloning) and sanctuary lies in Solis, an elite community on Mars... ''
A. A. Attanasio (Also as Adam Lee) The Dark Shore Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners slightly bumped, small spot offset on front end papers and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Irth is a world where magic rules... The nobility... dwell in floating cities that drift above their realms, plotting against each other for domination. Those who fail in their attempts to hold or usurp power are cast off the Edge into the abyss... they fall into the cold world of the Dark Shore from whence no one has ever returned. Until now... ''
A. A. Attanasio (Also as Adam Lee) The Dragon And The Unicorn Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket, slightly creased at top of spine panel. £4.00 ''... the first in a brilliant new series of Arthurian fantasies that will set this most enduring of primal legends in a fascinating new light... '' Followed by Arthor and The Perilous Order.
A. A. Attanasio (Also as Adam Lee) The Last Legends Of Earth Doubleday 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Two billion years from now... Set in the planetary system of Chalco-Doror, which is no more and no less than a vast machine... a love story, a gripping tale of struggle against alien control, and an examination of the machinery of creation and destruction... a world-building effort on the grandest scale... ''
A. A. Attanasio Wyvern Ticknor & Fields 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 Clute - ''... follows the rite of passage into adulthood of a blond Tarzan-like enfant sauvage whom the ''natives'' of Borneo think is a demon and who is raised by a soul-catcher sorcerer to fulfil prophecies; in the event he becomes a pirate, shifting en passant from the realm of fantasy to the realm of historical romance... ''
A. A. Attanasio Wyvern Grafton 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Review Slip £5.00 ''... a spellbinding tale of pirates and soul-catchers, sorcery and battles, love and revenge.''
Margaret Atwood Oryx And Crake Bloomsbury 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Snowman... slowly starving to death.. searches for supplies in a wasteland where insects proliferate and pigoons and wolvogs ravage the Pleeblands... he tries to piece together what has taken place... How did everything fall apart... Why is he left with nothing but his haunting memories?... ''
Margaret Atwood The Year of the Flood Cape 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly creased, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact has been wearing as thin as environmental stability... a natural disaster... obliterating most human life. Two women have survived... make their way through a changed world... ''
Jean M. Auel The Mammoth Hunters Crown 1985 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket with light fading to, and a crease in, the spine panel. £4.00 ''... Ayla... sets out from the valley... With her is Jondar... Together they meet the Mamutoi... the Mammoth Hunters... the Others... ''
Jean M. Auel The Plains Of Passage Crown 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Near Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Ayla and Jondalar set out on horseback across the windswept grasslands of Ice Age Europe... the woman... talks to animals with their own sounds... The tall, yellow-haired man... is... held in awe... for the new weapon he devises, the spear-thrower... Together they... must reach that place on earth they can call home... ''
Fiona Avery The Crown Rose Pyr 2005 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the story of Isabelle of France, born heir to the throne... the year is 1240... a time of intense chivalry and faith... one man enters Isabelle's life...becoming her icon, her soul's other half, and her destiny - a man who may... be much more than an ordinary man.. he is far, far older than he appears... ''
Steve Aylett The Inflatable Volunteer Phoenix House 1999 First Edition First Printing Ink transfer from board fore-edges to inside folds of Dust Jacket else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''... Welcome to Eddie's world... where grave fillers throng the pavements, where ants are plotting to slash and burn us before we do it to them, where it doesn't pay to have too many dealings with John Satan. Anything can happen, and does. All the time... ''
Natalie Babbitt Tuck Everlasting Bloomsbury 2002 Page edges lightly browned else Fine Book in laminated boards and Fine Dust Jacket (As Issued) £5.00 ''When Winnie stumbles across a spring which can bestow the gift of everlasting life, she also stumbles across the unforgettable Tuck family. The Tucks, having drunk from this spring, will never age, and will never die... '' Published to promote the memorable film.
Richard Bachman (Stephen King) Blaze A Novel Hodder 2007 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine and a couple of small bumps to the front panel else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''At 6'7'' and built like a bear, Clay Blaisdell is one big mother, but his capers are strictly small-time until he meets George Rackley... Now Blaze is running into the teeth of a howling storm and the cops are closing in... the Crime of the Century just turned into a race against time... '' With a foreword by Stephen King
Dennis R. Bailey Tin Woodman Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Talents. This is what 'Normals' call children born with psionic abilities. Talents are hated and feared for their powers, and they feel the hostile emotional stream that emanates from Normals... When the star-cruiser Pegasus detects an alien... there is only one Talent thought capable of establishing contact... ''
Dennis R. Bailey Tin Woodman Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing (Code J08 on P. 181) Bruised at top & base of spine, page edges slightly browned else Fine book in slightly worn & rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Talents. In a far, yet disquietingly near future, this is what the 'Normals' called children born with psionic abilities. They were hated and feared... An alien artifact is discovered - showing signs of life... There is only one hope to break through to the seemingly dormant creature- a brilliant, unstable teen-ager with unprecedented mental energy... ''
Hilary Bailey As Time Goes By Constable 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, agency stamp on front free end paper and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a bump and short tear at the top of the spine Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''Polly Kops life goes from bad to worse. Her ex-husband Alexander, once a musician, may now be a wealthy merchant banker, but Polly's house in West London is crumbling and peeling, overflowing with junk and miscellaneous possessions, with her four children, grandchild, bellicose ex-lover friends and neighbours... '' Sequel to Polly Put the Kettle On. Based on HB's own experiences married to Mike Moorcock, perhaps?
Hilary Bailey Frankenstein's Bride Simon & Schuster 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, agency sticker on front free end paper and page edges lightly marked and with a couple of ink spots (the same colour as the signature) else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''... Hilary Bailey imagines what would have happened if Frankenstein had pursued his plans to make a female companion for his monster...''
Hilary Bailey Polly Put The Kettle On Constable 1975 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and corners, board edges slightly bumped and marked and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed and torn Dust Jacket with the spine panel background slightly faded (as usual) . £5.00 ''Polly Kops is redheaded, clever, turbulent and, above all, illegitimate. She lives in stylish squalor in a broken-down Gothic house near Portobello Road. There, too, her heavy-rock songwriter/writer husband, Alexander, their twin daughters, Polly's pregnant cousin, a malevolent old abortionist, a drug addict.. rock musicians, groupies and hangers-on...'' Apparently based on her life with Mike Moorcock. Her first book - scarce.
Kage Baker Black Project, White Knights Golden Gryphon 2002 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the top of the spine panel. £10.00 Part of the Company Dossiers series: Introduction: The Hounds of Zeus; Noble Mold; Smart Alec; Facts Relating to the Arrest of Dr. Kalugin; Old Flat Top; The Dust Enclosed Here; The Literary Agent; Lemuria Will Rise!; The Wreck of the Gladstone; Monster Story; Hanuman; Studio Dick Drowns Near Malibu; The Likely Lad; The Queen in Yellow; The Hotel at Harlan's Landing
Kage Baker In The Garden Of Iden Harcourt Brace 1997 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 '' Poor Mendoza... not thrilled about being sent to Renaissance England... cold, backward, unsafe country. Gray curtains of rain... food crawling with bacteria. No flush toilets... Shakespeare... hasn't been born yet... an assignment... to save Ilex tormento-sum, a species of holly... ''
Kage Baker Mendoza in Hollywood Harcourt Brace 2000 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 wear spot at the top of the spine. £10.00 ''At a stagecoach inn on the road to Los Angeles (Cahuenga Pass, 1862), botanist Mendoza meets her fellow cyborgs. Porfirio, the security tech, has broken the rules by maintaining contact with his mortal family... we learn that Mendoza is being haunted in her dreams by the man she loved and lost three centuries ago. Then his ghost is unexpectedly reincarnated... ''
Kage Baker Sky Coyote Harcourt Brace 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''The tear is 1699, the place the Lost City in the heart of the Mayan jungle - but in fact it's New World One, a rest-and-rec centre for Dr. Zeus's hard-working immortal operatives... Enter Facilitator Joseph. He's been given a new assignment, and it's a tough one... ''
Kage Baker The Anvil Of The World Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny wear spot at the top of the rear fold. £10.00 ''... a journey across a landscape filled with bizarre creatures, human and otherwise... the tale of Smith... of the Children of the Sun... a race given to blood feuds... he agrees to be the master of a caravan ... to the seaside town of Saleh. The caravan is dogged by murder, magic and the brooding image of the Master of the Mountain, a powerful demon... ''
Kage Baker The Empress Of Mars Tor 2009 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a number of page lower corners bruised and creased else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''When the British Arean Company founded it's Martian colony, it welcomed any settlers it could get... only to be abandoned when the BAC discovered it couldn’t turn a profit... This is the story of Mary Griffith... who opened the only place to buy a beer on the Tharsis Bulge... a rollicking story of action, planetary romance and high adventure.''
Kage Baker The Graveyard Game Tor 2005 First Edition in Paperback First Printing Bruised at top and bruised and lightly rubbed at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny 'nick' near the top of the rear fold. £7.50 ''You wouldn't take Lewis for a an immortal cyborg... And Joseph... his parents drew the Neolithic cave paintings in the Cevennes... They're looking for Mendoza, our heroine, who was banished Back Way Back... Soon they will begin uncovering some extremely hush-hush stuff about what the Company has been doing... ''
Kage Baker The House Of The Stag Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... Before the Riders came to their remote valley, the Yendri led a tranquil pastoral life. When the Riders conquered and enslaved them, just a few escaped to the forests. Only one of them possessed the necessary rage to fight back: Gard the foundling, half-demon, who began a one-man guerrilla war against the Riders... ''
Kage Baker The Life of the World to Come Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and upper corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''From idea to flesh to myth, this is the story of Alec Checkerfield: seventh Earl of Finsbury, pirate, renegade, hero, anomaly, Mendoza's once and future love... ''
Nicholson Baker The Fermata Chatto & Windus 1984 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards - as issued £5.00 ''... the story of Arno Strine, a temporary typist, who has perfected the knack of stopping time in its tracks and taking women's clothes off... An hilarious comedy about sexual fantasy and fantastic sexuality''
Nicholson Baker The Fermata Random House 1994 First Edition in the US First Printing Corners bruised and page edges slightly and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Arno Strine likes to stop time and take women's clothes off. He is hard at work on his autobiography, The Fermata. It proves in the telling to be a very provocative, funny, and altogether morally confused piece of work.''
Scott Baker Ancestral Hungers Tor 1995 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Somewhere in contemporary Illinois, young David Bathory returns to his ancestral estate after the death of his father... the direct male heir to a birthright he has tried to deny... control over the entire extended family of vampires... ''
Will Baker The Raven Bride Hodder & Stoughton 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The time: an uncomfortably close tomorrow. The place: one of the wildest and remotest on the planet Earth... Here a beautiful young woman, Satchi, half Russian and half Koryak, is drawn reluctantly into the primal, sometimes horrific way of life of the native reindeer herdsmen when they take her from a wrecked research outpost... ''
Scott Bakker (Also as R. Scott Bakker) Neuropath Orion 2008 First Edition First Printing Top rear corner lightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''... His best friend, Neil, has spent years as a government neuroscientist... has embarked on a spree of killings and mutilations that beggar the imagination. And the FBI want Tom to apprehend him... ''
David Baldacci Absolute Power Warner 1996 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and base of spine and board edges slightly bumped as are the top page edges, and a few corners creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Can the President of the United States get away with murder?... combines the highest levels of political intrigue with big-money law, cutting-edge forensics, and the riveting search for truth hidden within the power of the Oval Office... '' Thriller. His first book.
Tony Ballantyne Blood and Iron Tor/Pan Macmillan 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Appointed Commander of the Emperor's Army of Sangrel, Wa-Ka-Mo-Do of Ko tries to establish relations between the existing robot population and the humans who have recently arrived on Yukawa... But, with limited resources and tensions growing between robot and human, it's only a matter of time before problems arise... .'' Sequel to Twisted Metal
J. G. Ballard The Day Of Creation Lester & Orpen Denys 1987 First Canadian Edition First Printing Top board edges slightly rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''...The parched, diseased, impoverished terrain of central Africa... Then an apparent miracle occurs. In front of Mallory's eyes... water bubbles to the surface: first a trickle, but soon a powerful flood... and a sizeable river seems to be forming... to the obsessed Mallory the river is in some way his creation... to be explored... ''
J. G. Ballard The Day Of Creation Gollancz 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''...The parched, diseased, impoverished terrain of central Africa... Then an apparent miracle occurs. In front of Mallory's eyes... water bubbles to the surface: first a trickle, but soon a powerful flood... and a sizeable river seems to be forming... to the obsessed Mallory the river is in some way his creation... to be explored... ''
J. G. Ballard The Kindness Of Women HarperCollins 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... we follow the narrator, Jim, to England after the war. He tries and fails to find stability as a medical student at Cambridge and a trainee RAF pilot in Canada; then after marrying and settling happily into family life, his world is shattered by domestic tragedy... ''
Iain Banks (Also as Iain M. Banks) A Song of Stone Abacus 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £3.00 ''The war is ending... For the castle and its occupants the troubles are just beginning. Armed gangs roam its lawless land...Taking to the road with the other refugees... seems safer than remaining in the ancient keep. However, the lieutenant of an outlaw band has other ideas, and the castle becomes the focus for a dangerous game of desire, deceit and death.''
Iain Banks Complicity Little, Brown 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and a few page fore-edges lightly creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and personalised by the Author on the Pre-lim Page £50.00 ''... vividly explores the morality of greed, corruption & violence and ventures into the darker regions of human purpose. It confirms Iain Banks' status both as an exceptional storyteller and as one of the most imaginative and witty novelists of our time.''
Iain Banks (Also as Iain M. Banks) Dead Air Little, Brown 2002 First Edition First Printing Edges lightly rubbed/bruised and covers lightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 ''A couple of ice cubes, first, then the apple that really started it all. A loft apartment in London's East end; cool but doomed, demolition and redevelopment slated for the following week. Ken Nott, devoutly contrarian leftish shock-jock... starts dropping stuff off the roof towards the deserted car park a hundred feet below... ''
Iain Banks (Also as Iain M. Banks) Stonemouth Little, Brown 2012 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Stewart Gilmour is back in Stonemouth... it can seem to offer little more than sea-fog, gangsters, cheap drugs and a suspension bridge irresistible to suicides. There's supposed to be a truce between Stewart and the town's biggest crime family... he steps back into the minefield of his past to confront his guilt and all that it has cost him... ''
Iain Banks (Also as Iain M. Banks) The Business Little, Brown 1999 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly marked/browned else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Kate Telman is a senior executive officer in The Business, a powerful and massively discreet transglobal organisation whose origins predate the Christian Church... Kate's job is to keep abreast of current technological developments... Kate must peel away layers of emotional insulation and the assumptions of a lifetime... ''
Iain Banks The Steep Approach To Garbadale Little, Brown 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and lower friont corner lightly bumped else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a few barely visible tiny scratches/scrapes in the gloss varnish on the front panel £7.50 ''The Wopuld family built its fortune on a board game called Empire! - now a hugely successful computer game. So successful that the American Spraint Corp wants to buy the firm out. Young renegade Alban, who has been living wild and evading the family tentacles for years, is... persuaded to attend the... Extraordinary General Meeting... ''
Iain Banks Transition Little, Brown 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, faint scrape (?) to rear panel and ''pn prog'' written in pen on Title Page (? Promotion Programme?) - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. £15.00 ''It begins on a train, the highest train in the world... with a man in a cheap business suit walking from one swaying carriage to another, his gait a little unsteady as he holds a small oxygen cylinder with one hand and an automatic handgun in the other... ''
Iain Banks Walking On Glass Macmillan 1985 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the top edge of the rear flap lightly marked. Warmly (if sarcastically) Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £40.00 ''Graham Park, an art student, is on his way to meet Sarah Ffitch with whom he is in love... Stephen Groul's experience tells him to trust nothing, nobody... he knows They are out to get him... In his remote castle Quiss is forced to play interminable, impossible games... He is walking on glass... All three are on a collision course... ''
Iain M. Banks (Also as Iain Banks) Excession Orbit 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £50.00 ''Two and a half millennia ago, the artifact appeared in a remote corner of space... It was a perfect black-body sphere, and it did nothing. Then it disappeared. Now it is back. Silent, motionless... the artifact waits... The Culture ships, however, cannot. For the artifact is something they need to understand... ''
Iain M. Banks Inversions Orbit 1998 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine Book in Fine Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... In the winter palace, the King's new physician has more enemies than she at first realises... In another palace across the mountains... the chief bodyguard too has his enemies... Both the doctor and the bodyguard have at least one person they care for deeply... This is the story of two stories. Spiralling round a central core of secrecy, deceit, love and betrayal... ''
Iain M. Banks (Also as Iain Banks) Look To Windward Orbit 2000 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly marked else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... It led to the destruction of two suns and the billions of lives they supported. Now, eight hundred years later, the light from the first of those ancient deaths has reached the Culture... ''
Iain M. Banks (Also as Iain Banks) Look To Windward Orbit 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £50.00 ''... It led to the destruction of two suns and the billions of lives they supported. Now, eight hundred years later, the light from the first of those ancient deaths has reached the Culture... ''
Iain M. Banks The Algebraist Orbit 2004 First Edition First Printing Lower front corner lightly rubbed - Fine Uncorrected Proof. £40.00 ''It is 4034 AD. Humanity has made it to the stars. Fassin Taak... is in search of a secret hidden for half a billion years... with each day that passes a war draws closer - a war that threatens to overwhelm everything and everyone he's ever known... ''
Iain M. Banks The State Of The Art Orbit 1991 First Edition Thus First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly rubbed at the upper tips of the folds. Signed, Personalised and Dated by the Author on the Title Page £50.00 ''... first ever collection of his short fiction... A striking addition to the growing body of Culture lore... Bank's observations of Earth... are every bit as shocking and fascinating as the wildest of the SF elements he has created for the Culture... ''
James Barclay Vault of Deeds PS Publishing 2004 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No 117/300) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''The status quo is being upset so much it feels distinctly queasy... in the land of Goedterre, good always triumphs... But something is wrong. Across the land, invincible heroes are meeting their dooms at the hands of opponents who have clearly practised beforehand, It simply will not do... ''
Clive Barker Abarat HarperCollins 2002 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''It begins in the most boring place in the world: Chickentown, U.S.A. There lives Candy Quackenbush... Out of nowhere comes a wave, and Candy, led by a man called John Mischief (whose brothers live on the horns on his head), leaps into the surging waters and is carried away... '' Illustrated throughout by the author in full colour.
Clive Barker Abarat Days Of Magic Nights Of War HarperCollins 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly worn/rubbed at corners Very Good to Near Fine Uncorrected Proof. Illustrated throughout in black & white by the author £7.50 ''Candy Quackenbush's adventures in the amazing world of the Abarat are getting more strange by the hour. Christopher Carrion, the Lord of Midnight, has sent his henchman to capture her... Why can she speak words of magic she doesn't remember learning?... ''
Clive Barker Books of Blood Volumes I & II Sphere Books 1984 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 The first, and arguably the best short stories Clive Barker ever wrote, in the scarce Sphere Hardback edition.
Clive Barker Books Of Blood Volumes I-VI Sphere 1984-5 All Are First Edition First Printing (Paper) (Six Volumes) Vol. IV has pages browning and PUBLISHERS DAMAGED STOCK stamped on front free end paper else Near Fine Copies. £50.00 First Edition, First Issue paperbacks with the distorted mirror illustrations - not by the author. A labour of love - stories packed away into his bottom drawer over 10 or so years, and then offered to a publisher who said - 'Write another three books and we'll publish the lot!'
Clive Barker Clive Barker's Books Of Blood Volume I Macdonald 1991 Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 Introduction by Ramsey Campbell; The Book of Blood; The Midnight Meat Train; The Yattering and Jack; Pig Blood Blues; Sex, Death and Starshine; In The Hills, The Cities - some of the best he ever wrote...
Clive Barker Coldheart Canyon HarperCollins 2001 First Edition First Printing Covers slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''Hollywood made a star of Todd Pickett. But time is catching up with him. He doesn't have the perfect looks he had last year. After plastic surgery goes awry, Todd needs somewhere to hide... the ghosts of the A-list stars of the Twenties... the coldhearted, now forgotten star... who is alive and exquisite after a hundred years... ''
Clive Barker Everville The Second Book of the Art HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing Limited State (No 1898/2000) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine , pr4essure mark at the upper corner tip of the front board (with a small paper puncture) and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''On a mountain peak, high above the city of Everville, a door stands open: a door that opens onto the shores of the dream-sea Quiddity. And there's not a soul below who'll not be changed by that fact... ''
Clive Barker Galilee A Romance HarperCollins 1998 First Edition in Hardback in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browning else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Every family has its secrets. The Gearys are no exception... the Gearys are still at war. Their enemies are another dynasty... whose origins lie not in history but in myth, whose influence is felt... in the sensual exchanges of flesh and soul... ''
Clive Barker The Essential Clive Barker Selected Fictions HarperCollins 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... a veritable treasurehouse of fiction, containing over seventy excerpts from novels and plays, and four full-length short stories... ''576 pages, with a foreword by Armistead Maupin.
Clive Barker The Scarlet Gospels Macmillan 2015 First Edition in the UK First Printing Light cover crease else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £15.00 ''The thrilling new chapter of the Hellraiser mythos... The gates to Hell are open and something beckons... The last of Earth's magicians are living in fear. A Cenobite Hell Priest known as Pinhead is killing them off, gorging on their knowledge to enhance his own magical powers as part of a quest to take over Hell. Meanwhile... ''
Steve Barlow Star Bores/Star Bores The Prequel HarperCollins 2004 First/Hardback Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Long, long, long, long ago in a galaxy far, far, far, far, far away... A story of UNBELIEVABLE heroism, UNSPEAKABLE villainy, where new but appallingly familiar characters mess about in a hilarious struggle of good versus evil using loads of cool machines... '' Back-to-back double
John Barnes A Million Open Doors Millennium 1993 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in rubbed Dust Jacket. With Publisher's review slip - and review written on the reverse £4.00 Clute - ''... instantaneous matter transmission... each formerly isolated planet is going through intense culture shock. Giraut, who comes from a high-tech, pseudomedieval culture... finds himself employed on Caledony, a grim, no-frills world... The clash of cultures is fascinating... ''
John Barnes A Million Open Doors Tor 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and on top page edges else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... change has come to Nou Occitan. Formerly isolated... by the limitations of lightspeed... this swashbuckling world finds itself being transformed by the springer, the new technology of instantaneous travel between the stars... a small but growing number of Occitan youth embrace a new way of life... ''
John Barnes Candle Tor 2000 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 tiny 'nick' at the top of the spine panel. £5.00 ''... almost everyone on Earth have in their minds a copy of Resuna, software that grants its hosts limited telepathy... Currie hunted... people who unplugged from the global net... is called back into service... to capture the last cowboy still at large... ''
John Barnes Earth Made Of Glass Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... twelve years after the events of A Million Open Doors... their task is to bring into the community of the Thousand Cultures the one human world that has yet to build a springer - the terrifyingly hostile world of Briand... ''
John Barnes Earth Made Of Glass Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Corners slightly rubbed, lower page edges slightly marked - Very Good to Near Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''... a thousand years hence, humanity's hundreds of settles worlds are finally coming back into regular contact... Reknitting mankind's diversity is a challenging task... ''
John Barnes Finity Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Lyle Pripart's world is coming apart...he was a settled Professor at the University of Aucland... descendant of American expatriates... doesn't care for the Reichs that have dominated the world since the Axis victory over a century ago... His fiancee turns out to be a gun-toting weapons expert... grew up in a world... in which America surrendered to the Soviet Union in the 1970's... ''
John Barnes Kaleidoscope Century Millennium 1995 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... in the late 1980's Joshua... a 'non-critical' spy, was unknowingly subjected to scientific experimentation - injected with a virus tailored for bodily renewal. And every fifteen years, he regains ten... Every time... his virus makes him very sick; and when he emerges from his fever... most of his memories have disappeared... he keeps... a hypertext account of the lives he has lived... ''
John Barnes Mother Of Storms Millennium 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few page edges bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 Clute - ''his most impressive novel... a powerful and complex portrait of a near future world wracked by the eponymous self-fuelling storm, and on the verge of numerous cusps, ethical and practical. Through virtual reality, sex has become extraordinarily present in everyone's consciousness, and genetic engineering helps point the way to the stars. Meanwhile the storm continues... ''
John Barnes One For The Morning Glory Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and slight spine lean else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Young Prince Amatus... secretly sipped the forbidden elixir, leaving him literally half the lad he'd once been... his left side vanished without trace... But a year and a day later, four mysterious strangers appeared... As Amatus grew to manhood, the four Companions helped him cope with his curious curse and guided him on a perilous quest to discover his true destiny... ''
John Barnes The Merchants of Souls Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Girault Leones, special agent for the shadowy instrumentality in charge of reintegrating humanity's sundered fragments, had been betrayed by his closest friend and superior. The result was the destruction of the planet Briand and the end of Girault's marriage... ''
Steven Barnes Blood Brothers Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Austin Tucker was a Green Beret... Derek Waites was once an outlaw computer hacker... Two hundred years ago, an African sorcerer bought his freedom by teaching his white master the secret of immortality... the two men are brothers in blood... if tucker and Waites can resolve their differences long enough to work together, they can defeat this ancient evil... ''
Steven Barnes Charisma Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... an experiment in techniques to teach high-risk children... the strategic skills that will allow them to succeed in life... their model... a black man who has... become one of the wealthiest, most powerful men in America... The children are focused, driven... inventive and intelligent... But there is... a ruthlessness that is surprising... ''
Steven Barnes Iron Shadows Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Cat Juvalis a beautiful, brilliant detective, with a black belt and a knack for solving difficult cases... hired by a wealthy industrialist to retrieve his sister... from the control of a mysterious cult... Golden Sun... Kolla doesn't want to be rescued... leaders - twin siblings... are rumoured to have miraculous powers... ''
Steven Barnes Star Wars The Cestus Deception Del Rey 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Ord Cestus, a planet mostly barren and inhospitable,,, first colonised as a prison world... rich ore deposits... a successful droid-manufacturing industry... Possessed of tactical capabilities that rival... even the most advanced Jedi... '' A Clone Wars novel.
Steven Barnes Zulu Heart Warner 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges browning else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Generations ago, ships from Egypt and Ethiopia sailed west to the New World, bearing African colonists and savage European slaves... The year is 1294 - or, to Christians, 1877. Egypt's Pharaoh threatens war against the Ethiopian Empress and plans to embroil the New World in his cause... '' Set in the Lion's Blood alternate universe.
Neal Barrett, Jr. Perpetuity Blues and other stories Golden Gryphon 2000 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly rubbed at the top of the spine panel. £7.50 Includes: Perpetuity Blues; Diner; ''A Day at the Fair''; Sallie C.; From the Novel: The Hereafter Gang 1. High Fashion; Cush; Class of '61; Trading Post; Winter on the Belle Fourche; Stairs; From the Novel: The Hereafter Gang 2. Mummies; Under Old New York; Highbrow; Ginny Sweethips Flying Circus and From the Novel: The Hereafter Gang 3. The Model Shop
Jonathan Barry Cat Magic Tor 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges foxed else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''''... Maywell, New Jersey, is a sleepy little town... until in a laboratory George Walker completes his first experiment in reanimation: He kills an animal and brings it back to life. Next he will try a human subject. But before he does, he and the entire town of Maywell will have to deal with the force his first success unleashes... ''
John Barth Letters a novel Secker & Warburg 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... several narratives... become one... a rising tide, the plot will surge forward, recede, surge further forward... The correspondents include the author... the amiably lecherous Acting Provost of a Maryland college; sundry descendants of characters from earlier fictions... and a nut in Lily Dale, N. Y., who believes himself... rightful king of France... ''
John Calvin Batchelor The Birth Of The People's Republic Of Antarctica Granada 1984 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed and page edges a little browned - Very Good to Near Fine Book £5.00 ''... a vast, incredibly powerful novel of our imminent future... a quantum leap into an apocalyptic era, the Age of Exile... one of modern fiction's most memorable heroes leads a group of the world's dispossessed across the oceans to a devastating appointment with destiny on the ice and bedrock at the bottom of the world.'' Memorable.
Martin Bax The Hospital Ship Cape 1976 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price crossed through by marker pen. With Publisher's Review Slip £10.00 ''From harbour all round the world, the hospital ship picks up casualties... Emergency cases of men and women in states of severe psychic withdrawal and large groups of autistic children... victims of... a world-wide disaster... On land the holocaust spreads... the hospital ship sails on... struggling to save itself from its own lunacy.'' Recommended by J. G. Ballard!
Stephen Baxter Flux HarperCollins 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. Signed, located and dated by the Author on the Title Page (1995 - and more of a signature than usual!) & with Publisher's Review Slip £150.00 ''Michael Poole has spent many years grappling with the concepts of quantum physics in the construction of an extraordinary device - a spacetime wormhole, linking present, past and future worlds and making time travel possible... ''
Stephen Baxter Mammoth: Book 1: Silverhair Millennium 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower rear corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''The mammoths have measured the slow pulse of the seasons as the Earth spins... Their memories stretch back across the million year cycles of the ice sheets. Their stories tell of the making of the world, of the great heroes and heroines of mammoth legend... ''
Stephen Baxter Moonseed HarperCollins 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine & lower front corner, spine slightly 'dished' a few page top corner tips creased & top page edges slightly foxed else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''From the Moon to the Earth... tons of mineral samples were brought back... No one suspected the awesome secret it contained... When the Moon rock accidentally comes in contact with lava... he witnesses solid rock turning to seething dust. This is the... Moonseed: it eats planets, and it's here... ''
Stephen Baxter Moonseed HarperCollins 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and lower front corner, spine slightly 'dished' a few page top corner tips creased and top page edges slightly foxed else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''From the Moon to the Earth... tons of mineral samples were brought back... No one suspected the awesome secret it contained... When the Moon rock accidentally comes in contact with lava... he witnesses solid rock turning to seething dust. This is the... Moonseed: it eats planets, and it's here... ''
Stephen Baxter Origin Manifold 3 HarperCollins 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... brings together in spellbinding fiction some of the most advanced ideas in cosmology today... '' Third in the series - sequel to 'Time' and 'Space'
Stephen Baxter Phase Space: Stories From The Manifold And Elsewhere Voyager 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, a few small splash marks on top page edges and page edges browning else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 Prologue; Series of 25 thematically linked stories under various headings: Dreams (I), Earths, Worlds, Manifold, Paradox, Dreams (II), Afterword and Acknowledgements
Stephen Baxter Raft Grafton 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed, located and dated by the Author on the Title Page (1995 - and more of a signature than usual!) & with Publisher's Review Slip £350.00 ''Imagine a universe where the force of gravity is one billion times as strong as the gravity we know. Human beings have detectable gravity fields. Stars are only about a mile across, and burn out within a year of their formation... ''
Stephen Baxter Ring HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine, slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little rubbed and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and dated by the Author on the Title Page £175.00 ''... The age-old battle of light and dark takes on a new and deeply disturbing aspect... as a few frail humans reach bravely into the future to confront the fabulous Xeelee, owners of the universe... ''
Stephen Baxter The Hunters Of Pangaea NESFA 2004 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author & Artist (No. 38/200) Binding slightly strained and tiny rub at top and base of spine else Fine copy in a fine dust jacket and like box Additionally fully Signed, dated and Personalised by the Author £50.00 Introduction by John G. & Kathryn Cramer; collection of eighteen stories and five essays (mostly reprints). Cover art by Richard Hescox.
Stephen Baxter The Time Ships HarperCollins 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page and dated 3.6.95 £150.00 ''... the Traveller wakes in his house in Richmond the morning after his return from his first time journey full of bitter self-reproach. He abandoned his charming and helpless Eloi friend Weena to the cannibal appetites of the Morlocks... And so the Traveller promptly embarks on a second journey to the year A.D.802,701... ''
Stephen Baxter Timelike Infinity HarperCollins 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges lightly rubbed and marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed, unpriced, Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £100.00 ''Michael Poole has spent many years grappling with the concepts of quantum physics in the construction of an extraordinary device - a spacetime wormhole, linking present, past and future worlds and making time travel possible... ''
Stephen Baxter Titan Voyager 1997 First Edition First Printing Light bruise and touch of wear at the base of the spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof With Publisher's Press Release, Publicity News and other material £10.00 ''... NASA's Cassini probe will reach Saturn in 2004: Titan is the amazing story of a visionary's response to Cassini's discovery of life on Saturn's moon... The epic saga of one woman's will to succeed and the triumph of a dream over bureaucracy and fear...''
Stephen Baxter Traces Voyager 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 Traces; Darkness; The Droplet; No Longer Touch the Earth; Mittelwelt; A Journey to the King Planet; The Jonah Man; Downstream; The Blood of Angels; Columbiad; Brigantia's Angels; Weep for the Moon; Good News; Something for Nothing; In the Manner of Trees; Pilgrim 7; Zemlya; Moon Six; George and the Comet; Inherit the Earth; In the MSOB and Afterword
Clifford Beal The Raven's Banquet Solaris 2014 First Edition First Printing Limited State (Paper) Lightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''Germany 1626: A War, a Witch, a Reckoning... Richard Treadwell is a young man who dreams of glory and honour on the battlefield - and the plunder and riches... a mercenary in the Danish army, he joins the vast war... with him an old secret - and... the seeds of his own destruction... '' Prequel to Gideon's Angel
Elizabeth Bear (Sarah Bear Elizabeth Wishnevsky) Steles of the Sky Tor 2014 First Edition First Printing Bruised at the top and slightly bumped base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Re Temur, exiles heir... has finally raised his banner and declared himself at war with his usurping uncle. With his companions - the Wizard Samarkar, the Cho-tse Hrahima, and the silent monk Brother Hsiung - he must... gather in his army of followers... '' Third in the Eternal Sky trilogy
Greg Bear Darwin's Radio HarperCollins 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Christopher Dicken, 'virus hunter' of the Epidemic Intelligence Service, joins an emergency Taskforce on the order of the President. Around the world, what were thought to be ancient junk genes in human DNA have been stimulated to assemble encoded proteins and RNA into an infectious virus... it attacks only women - and it kills unborn children... ''
Greg Bear Dead Lines HarperCollins 2004 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... a new kind of phone, the Trans. The problem with the Trans is that not only can you talk to your friends on it, you can also talk to the dead...'' Dedicated to J. Sheridan Le Fanu. Henry James. M. R. James. Arthur Machen. H. P. Lovecraft. Shirley Jackson. Fritz Leiber. Richard Matheson... and many others
Greg Bear Dinosaur Summer Warner 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Illustrations by Tony DiTerlizzi £5.00 ''... the Lothar Gluck Circus, once the world's foremost dinosaur attraction, has gone bankrupt... now two filmmakers and the circus trainer plan to return the giants to... the Lost World, the plateau of El Grande in Venezuela... '' With 5 full-colour and many black-and-white illustrations
Greg Bear Heads Legend 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 Clute - ''... concisely conflates a Moon-based search for the absolute zero of temperature and the threat that a cryogenically preserved head might turn out to be that of a 20th-century guru whose manipulative sect generations earlier proved particularly attractive in some sf circles.''
Greg Bear Legacy Legend 1995 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browning else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''In the early days of EON's infinitely long artificial universe, the Way, a beautiful new world has been discovered: Lamarckia. Evolution on Lamarckia has taken a radically different course, growing in ways both unbelievable and stunning. When four thousand members of a radical fringe political movement emigrate illegally... young Hexamon agent Olmy is given his first major assignment... ''
Greg Bear Queen Of Angels Warner 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and small faint mark to rear board else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''''December, 2047: the miraculous microscopic machines of nanotechnology build a clean, prosperous America... And the horribly mutilated corpses of eight young students are found in the luxury apartment of famed poet Emanuel Goldsmith... ''
Greg Bear Queen Of Angels Gollancz 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a short split (6mm) at the top of the front fold and a little wear at the tips of the other folds Signed and Personalised by the Author £4.00 ''... 2047... the eve of the Binary Millennium... a world of highly advanced, cybernetically enhanced personalities... enormously complex city arcologies... of reports from the first robot exploration of a dead civilisation on another world... a murder mystery which proves to have implications for the entire society...
Greg Bear Slant Legend 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 2mm) tear at the top of the spine panel £4.00 ''Old mental illnesses are coming back to haunt people long cured... Choy and Burke, last seen in... Queen of Angels, have since moved on... Through the myriad people they deal with day by day, they begin to understand the possible terrors this new mental plague could unleash...''
Henry N. Beard Bored of the Rings A Parody of J. R. R. Tolkein's The Lord of the Rings Gollancz 2001 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a few page edges slightly bumped and creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''For more than 30 years rumours have spread of a dark and wicked manuscript that came from out of the fabled West. It tells of the adventures of Frito, his 'faithful' friend Spam, the wizard Goodgulf, Arrowroot the ranger. Legolam the elf and Gimlet the dwarf as they take that ring to the Zazu pits of Fordor... '' Now in its 24th printing - Scarce.
Pamela Belle The Silver City Pan 1995 First Mass Market Edition First Printing (Paper) A little edge and corner rubbing, covers and spine lightly creased - Very Good to Near Fine book £5.00 ''The Ska'I, savage barbarians intent on slaughter, are massing in the hills... Only Halthris of the nomadic Tanathi can warn the beautiful city... a chance encounter on the steppe throws her into a terrifying world of decadent royalty, sinister political intrigue and lethal magic... '' First in the trilogy - scarce.
Gregory Benford (Also as Sterling Blake) Beyond The Fall Of Night Ace/Putnam 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine, place & date on prelim page and top page edges lightly foxed and marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... for Alvin of Loronei, the first child born in Diaspar in 4,000 years, there are no barriers. With the aid of robots unknowingly old, Alvin fulfils his dream and escapes... he finds another inhabited city on the far side of the planet... '' Foreword by Arthur Clarke
Gregory Benford (Also as Sterling Blake) Cosm Orbit 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Light spine crease and edges/corners slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's promotion slip £5.00 ''... something goes wrong with a brilliant young physicist's most ambitious experiment... the explosion has left something behind: a sphere the size of a basketball, made of nothing known to science...''
Gregory Benford (Also as Sterling Blake) Foundation's Fear The Second Foundation Trilogy Orbit 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & felt pen remainder line along lower page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Hari Seldon, close to perfecting his theory of Psychohistory, is now a reluctant candidate for the position of First Minister. But there is considerable, and dangerous, opposition to him, and he and his wife... are forced to flee to Trantor... Meanwhile, two simulations of human intelligence escape from human control and prowl the world electronic Net... ''
Gregory Benford Furious Gulf Gollancz 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the base of the folds £4.00 ''... Greg Benford's eagerly awaited Galactic Centre novel... draws us into a vortex of wonder and danger at the heart of the galaxy... Containing the remnants of humanity from the planet Snowglade, the spaceship Argo hurtles toward an uncertain destiny. But there are whispers of mutiny... and the hostile 'mechs'... pursuing the Argo are drawing ever closer... ''
Gregory Benford (Also as Sterling Blake) In Alien Flesh Tor 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £7.50 Short story collection: · Blood on Glass; Time Shards; Redeemer; Snatching the Bot; Relativistic Effects; Nooncoming; To the Storming Gulf; White Creatures; Me/Days; Of Space/Time and the River; Exposures; Time's Rub; Doing Lennon; Afterword
Gregory Benford In The Ocean Of Night Sidgwick & Jackson 1978 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the lamination at the top edge of the rear panel rubbed. £30.00 ''... a new comet is discovered... Icarus is a solid body, and its impact would create a disaster worse than any fusion bomb... Astronaut Nigel Walmsley is sent out to intercept and vaporize Icarus... but what he finds beneath its barren surface moves him to defy orders... '' Scarce
Gregory Benford Matter's End Gollancz 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 Freezeframe; Mozart on Morphine; Centigrade 233; Sleepstory; Calibrations and Exercises; Leviathan; Shakers of the Earth; Proselytes; Touches; Nobody Lives on Burton Street; Dark Sanctuary; Side Effect; Knowing Her; Stand-In; Time Guide; We Could Do Worse; Slices; Immortal Night; The Bigger One; Cadenza; Matter's End and Afterword.
Mitch Benn Terra Gollancz 2013 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''ever felt like an outsider? Terra is about to go to school for the first time. She's never felt more alone. The school is out of this world and Terra is a pupil like no other. Alien? Human? Depends on your perspective. But... Terra is about to change a world...''
Mitch Benn Terra's World Gollancz 2014 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Billy Dolphin loved SF. But SF has had it. Two years ago, the girl Terra came back to earth having spent most of her life on an actual factual alien planet... And then... Terra disappeared... a new girl has arrived at school and she loves... SF... And she seems really interested in Billy... But Terra... hid... Something awful is happening... ''
Ann Benson Thief of Souls Delacorte 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... an astounding tale of two crime waves separated by nearly 600 years... In the city of Nantes, in the year 1440. Her world of faith, loyalty, and family is buckling under the weight of her suspicions about a dead child... In... Los Angeles, in... 2002, a detective gets the kind of call she dreads most... ''
E. F. Benson The Tale of an Empty House and Other Ghost Stories Black Swan 1986 First Edition in Hardback First Printing- Issued Without Dust Jacket (Limited to 750 copies) Page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £20.00 Foreword by Cynthia Reavell; Introduction by Susan Hill; The Face; Caterpillars; Expiation; The Tale of an Empty House; The Bus-Conductor; How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery; The Other Bed; The Room in the Tower; Mrs. Amworth; ...And No Bird Sings...; Mr. Tilly's Séance; Home, Sweet, Home; The Sanctuary and Pirates - Scarce.
Raymond Benson Die Another Day Hodder & Stoughton 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base and bruised at top of spine and upper corners and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''... From Hong Kong to Cuba to London, Bond continues his quest to unmask a traitor and prevent a war of catastrophic consequence... he experiences at first hand the power of an amazing new weapon before a dramatic confrontation with his main adversary back in Korea where it all started... ''
Raymond Benson Doubleshot Hodder & Stoughton 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly rubbed else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... The... criminal conspiracy called the Union has vowed its revenge in the man who thwarted its last coup... on medical leave as a result of a head injury... 007 ignores M's orders and pursues clues that he believes might lead him to the Union's inner circle... ''
Raymond Benson High Time To Kill Purtnam 1999 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at base and bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... Skin 17 is the most important military/industrial secret of its generation... will enable planes to achieve previously unthinkable speeds... Union members have stolen the secret microdot containing the formula... But somwething goes wrong... ''
Leigh Beresford Fantocine Hale 1981 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and upper corners, small tear to upper rear gutter cloth, and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed. Dust Jacket with one short (5 mm) tear at top edge of rear panel £5.00 ''To be scion of the hy-Granness was more than just being a thief. Marraign hy-Granness was the son of the finest family of peculators ever to practise the art... ''
Alfred Bester The Deceivers Severn House 1984 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 His last science fiction novel.
John Betancourt Slabs Tavern And Other Uncanny Places W Paul Ganley 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly worn at the top of the spine and top of the folds Facsimile Authorial signature on the Frontispiece £7.50 On the Rocks at Slab's; The Pirates of Caluur; The Last Guardian of Ru Ishti; The Weird of Massal Dey; Well Bottled at Slab's; Faramigon's Eye; The Last Child of Masferigon; The Brothers Lammiat; Cleaning Up at Slab's. Illustrations by George Barr.
Lauren Beukes Broken Monsters HarperCollins 2014 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''... Detective Gabi Versado still somehow believes in justice after eight years working homicide. But she's never seem anything like this. He is a broken man. The ambitions that once drove him are dead. Now he has new dreams - of flesh and bone made monstrously, beautifully real... ''
Lauren Beukes The Shining Girls HarperCollins 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Chicago, 1931. Harper Curtis, a violent drifter, stumbles on a house with a secret... it opens onto other times. He uses it to stalk his... 'shining girls' through the decades - and cut the spark out of them... Chicago, 1992... Kirby Mazrachi... a brutal attempt to murder her... she finds the other girls - the ones who didn't make it. The evidence is... impossible... ''
Lauren Beukes The Shining Girls HarperCollins 2013 First Edition First Printing Corners slightly rubbed and small mark on first two pages else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 ''Chicago, 1931. Harper Curtis, a violent drifter, stumbles on a house with a secret... it opens onto other times. He uses it to stalk his... 'shining girls' through the decades - and cut the spark out of them... Chicago, 1992... Kirby Mazrachi... a brutal attempt to murder her... she finds the other girls - the ones who didn't make it. The evidence is... impossible... ''
Lucia Bibolini Wizardess Born Publish Britannica 2004 First Printing (Paper) Fine book £5.00 ''A dark shadow hangs over the peaceful kingdom of Tanseen. An evil is about to be unleashed... Born at the joining of Prithvi's twin moons, Avaishya... wields the greatest magic, Prithvi has seen in generations... The gods have chosen another three companions to aid the young wizardess... ''
Ambrose Bierce (Also as Dod Grile and William Herman with Thomas A. Harcourt) Tales of Soldiers and Civilians Books for Libraries 1970 - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly foxed and lightly marked else Fine book £5.00 Soldiers - A Horseman In the Sky; An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge; Chickamauga; A Son of the Gods; One of the Missing; Killed at Resaca; The Affaire at Coulter's Notch; A Tough Tussle; The Coup de Grace; Parker Addison. Civilians - A Watcher By the Dead; The Man and the Snake; A Holy Terror and 6 others. Set from the Steele 1891 First Edition
Anne Billson Stiff Lips Macmillan 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Sophie, Clare's best friend has everything - the natural blonde hair, the money, artistic talent, a deeply attractive... boyfriend and... a beautiful new flat in Notting Hill Gate... Clare's not going to stand back and let her friend have all the fun. If Sophie's got ghosts, then Clare wants them too... a story of girls, ghosts and glitterati.''
Michael Bishop (Also as Philip Lawson with Paul di Filippo) A Funeral For The Eyes Of Fire Kerosina 1989 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No 210/250) Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket and box £25.00 This edition heavily revised, and with a new introduction, by the author, and an afterword by Ian Watson. With a similarly bound and numbered copy of Within The Walls of Tyre, a screenplay.
Michael Bishop (Also as Philip Lawson with Paul di Filippo) Ancient Of Days Arbor House 1985 First Edition First Edition First Printing Bruised and lightly rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... time-travel with a unique twist: imagine a living specimen of a multimillion-year-old hominid species encountering the contemporary United States... the story of a habilene man found wandering in a Georgia pecan orchard, a living descendant of a habilene tribe brought from Africa... as a slave... ''
Michael Bishop (Also as Philip Lawson with Paul di Filippo) And Strange At Ecbatan The Trees Harper & Row 1976 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket, with the price removed and a shortish tear at the base of the front panel. £5.00 Clute - . ''a far-future tale dealing with a world most of whose people, long ago genetically engineered into stoicism, are now apparently incapable of aggression or any other display of emotion''
Michael Bishop (Also as Philip Lawson with Paul di Filippo) Brighten To Incandescence 17 Stories Golden Gryphon 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £12.50 Introduction by Lucius Shepard and afterword by the author. Thirteen Lies About Hummingbirds; The Unexpected Visit of a Reanimated Englishwoman; Chihuahua Flats; With a Little Help from Her Friends; ''We're All in This Alone''; Sequel on Skorpiós; Murder on Lupozny Station; A Tapestry of Little Murders; O Happy Day; Herding with the Hadrosaurs...
Michael Bishop Transfigurations Gollancz 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine and page edges slightly marked and bumped else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''In a clearing of the great forest of the planet Bosk Veld, a strange ape-like species of alien, the Asadi, act out their almost-incomprehensible rituals, rainbow eyes flashing, spinning like pin-wheels. Egon Chaney, in his... study, 'Death and Designation Among the Asadi' has shown how their life-style has degenerated from a level of complex technological sophistication... ''
Holly Black Magisterium The Iron Trial Doubleday 2014 First Edition in the UK First Printing Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Most kids Callum's age dream of having the natural talent for magic needed to get into the Magisterium - that's where they will learn to hone their skills and control their power in order to pass the first year's Iron Trial. Not Callum... been told his whole life t6hat he should never trust a magician... he tries his best to do his worst... but fails at failing... ''
Holly Black White Cat Gollancz 2010 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''... Cassel's family are one of the big five crime families in America. Ever since magic was prohibited in 1929 magic workers have been driven underground and into crime... his brothers detest him as he's the only one of their family who can't do magic. But there is a secret... and he's about to inherit it. It's terrifying and that's the truth.''
John Blackburn Our Lady of Pain Cape 1974 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped a base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the tips of the folds Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £50.00 ''... this is a real don't-turn-the-lights-off horror story with a final, unthinkable twist at the end.''
John Blackburn The Cyclops Goblet Cape 1977 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, worn spot near top corner of front free end paper and page edges marked - Very Good book in rubbed Dust Jacket with a crease in the rear flap. £5.00 ''... the egregious Bill Easter and his partner, the corpulent Peggy, are down on their luck... But why should the Wellington Booths want him to mutilate a Renaissance gold goblet? What has an old flame of Bill's, now in a lunatic asylum, to do with their plans? What is the terrible secret concealed on the lonely island off the coast of Scotland?... ''
John Blackburn The Young Man From Lima Ian Henry Publications 1975 Very light spine crease and page edges lightly browned else Fine Book in torn and slightly creased Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £15.00 ''... laboratory analysis isolates a virus, new to science, that produced first euphoria, then suicide, to the capital of a South American republic... Along this trail we meet... the young man from Lima, who has a divinely-inspired burning desire to exterminate every single member of the human race, together with the power to do it!''
James Blaylock All The Bells On Earth Ace 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £15.00 ''... In the dead of night, a man climbs the tower of St. Anthony's Church, driven by a compulsive urge to silence the bells. In a deserted alley, a seemingly random victim is consumed by a torrent of flames... Ordinary people do not expect to face evil... in their own backyards... ''
James Blaylock Night Relics Ace 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges a little marked and with a short remainder line else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... a chilling tale of unusual emotional power... a story of the ghosts that haunt us all... lost memories that whisper in the wind... ''
James Blaylock The Rainy Season Ace 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... gray, wet winter in southern California... Phil Ainsworth is alone... he roams around the big, old house he inherited... late-night phone call... Phil's sister has died, leaving her ten-year-old daughter... a very special child... has the ability to sense the powerful emotions of the past, to hear the voices of the dead... ''
James P. Blaylock Thirteen Phantasms And Other Stories Edgewood Press 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 Four page introduction by the author. Thirteen Phantasms; Red Planet; The Ape-Box Affair; Bugs' Nets of Silver and Gold; \the Better Boy (With Tim Powers); The Pink of Fading Neon; The Old Curiosity Shop; Doughnuts; Two Views of a Cave Painting; The Idol's Eye; Paper Dragons; We Traverse Afar (With Tim Powers) and three more
James Blish (Also as William Atheling, Jr.) A Torrent Of Faces Faber 1968 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised and very slightly rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the price removed £7.50 ''In the world of eight hundred years in the future, one thousand billion people are kept reasonably content in a complex and completely automated society. But now the approach of a fifty million megaton meteor threatens a vast natural disaster and the destruction of peace and order... ''
James Blish The Star Trek Reader IV Dutton 1978 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Thus Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly worn, Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... These exciting stories are in hardcover for the first time and will provide long-lasting pleasure... as you... join the crew of the Enterprise 'to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilisations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.' ''
Michael Blumlein The Brains Of Rats Scream Press 1989 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 1989 WFC Preview Edition. 1 of 200 copies specially prepared for sale at the 1989 World Fantasy Convention. Introduction and twelve short stories including Tissue Ablation...
Michael Blumlein The Movement Of Mountains St. Martin's Press 1987 First Edition First Printing Small mark at front cover edge else Fine Uncorrected Proof, with Publisher's sticker inside front cover £10.00 ''Jules Ebert is a physician living in a near-future world on the brink of economic crisis... his lover... Jessica persuades Jules to travel to the colonised planet of Eridis... to take up practice there, administering to a race of genetically engineered slaves... huge and corpulent creatures with five-year life-spans; their bodies recycled to create each succeeding generation... ''
Michael Blumlein The Movement Of Mountains St. Martin's Press 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped, and with a tiny material split at top and bruised at base of spine and one page top edge with a tiny nick else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Jules Ebert is a physician living in a near-future world on the brink of economic crisis... his lover... Jessica persuades Jules to travel to the colonised planet of Eridis... to take up practice there, administering to a race of genetically engineered slaves... huge and corpulent creatures with five-year life-spans; their bodies recycled to create each succeeding generation... ''
Matej Bor (Vladimir Pavsic) A Wanderer In The Atomic Age Drzavna Zalozba Slovenije 1970 First Edition First Printing Small stain on rear end paper and top page edges - Very good book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with tiny material loss at base of spine Translated from the Slovene by Janko Lavrin, Illustrated by Nora Lavrin £5.00 Poem in Slovene with English translation, interleaved with graphic black-and-white illustrations, introduction by Bozidar Borko. ''... a strong poetic expression the potential dilemma of present-day humanity, whether 'to be or not to be'... the possibility that the great advances of contemporary science... can by the flames of hatred be turned into a catastrophe... ''
Alice Borchardt The Dragon Queen Del Rey 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Guinevere possesses power... dazzling power to rival even that of Merlin... she travels from an Underworld to an Otherworld of the Past... calling on ancient powers to aid her... Seeking revenge, Merlin banishes Arthur... Now Guinevere must face Merlin's wrath without him... '' First volume in The Tales of Guinevere trilogy.
George Borodin (George Alexis Milkomanovitch Milkomane - also as George Alexis Bankoff, George Braddon, Peter Conway, Alex Redwood and George Sava) Spurious Sun T. Werner Laurie 1948 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, boards slightly marked, rubbed and bowed and page edges add end papers a little marked - near Very Good book £4.00 Clute - ''... a ponderously told but cogently meditated tale about the effects of a nuclear explosion in Scotland; against the odds, world peace comes closer.''
Ben Bova Voyagers III: Star Brothers Tor 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised and lightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 ''A courageous astronaut draws upon the awesome powers of an alien visitor to save Earth from political chaos... the riveting conclusion to an epic science fiction trilogy... ''
Elizabeth Bowen The Cat Jumps and Other Stories Gollancz 1934 First Edition Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine and corners, small material flake missing from spine base, boards rubbed, trace of spine sticker removal, Ex. Libris plate on front fixed end paper and neat name on front free, page edges aged and foxed - Fair? £20.00 The Tommy Crans; The Good Girl; The Cat Jumps; The Last Night In The Old Home; The Disinherited; Maria; Her Table Spread; The Little Girl's Room; Firelight In The Flat; The Man Of The Family; The Needlecase and The Apple Tree. Rare.
John Bowen After The Rain Faber 1958 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, slight spine lean, a few page corners creased, page edges slightly foxed and traces of plate removed from front fixed end paper else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with red lettering on spine panel a little faded. £20.00 Clute - ''... his sf novel proper...in which a lunatic inventor starts a second Flood. Most of the novel takes place on a satirically convenient raft of fools, where survivors of the disaster act out their humanness and win through in the end only because of the dour fanaticism of one person. '' Later turned into a stage play. Uncommon.
William Boyd Solo Cape 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) and lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''It is 1969 and James Bond is about to go solo, recklessly motivated by revenge... 007 is sent to single-handedly stop a civil war in the small West African nation of Zanzarim... he undergoes a scarring experience which compels him to ignore M's orders in pursuit of his own brand of justice... ''
T. C. Boyle A Friend Of The Earth Bloomsbury 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top front and lower rear corners bruised also some signatures slightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''It's 2025. Tyrone O' Shaughnessy Tierwater is ekeing out a bleak living in southern California, managing a pop-star's private menagerie, holding some of the last surviving animals in the world. Global warming is a reality, Once... Ty was so serious about environmental causes that as an ecoterrorist... he had endangered the lives of both... his daughter... and his wife... ''
John Boyne The Thief Of Time Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2000 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 fine superficial scratch on the rear panel. £7.50 ''... Mattieu Zela's is characterised by one extraordinary fact: before the eighteenth century ends he discovers that his body has stopped aging. At the end of the twentieth century, he is able to look back on a life lived to the full... Hollywood in the 1920's, the Great Exhibition of 1851, the French Revolution, the Wall Street Crash... ''
Scott Bradfield Animal Planet Picador 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''On Animal Planet, animals possess the ability ton talk as well as any human being. They rebel... breaking out of zoos and leaving homes to live as independent beings... a steady job... Charlie the Crow, rabble-rouser and avian revolutionary... becomes a media celebrity... Everyone wants a piece of Charlie's radical action... ''
Scott Bradfield The History Of Luminous Motion Bloomsbury 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower edge of front board a little dulled by damp else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a little damp marking at the lower edge (no show-through). £4.00 ''... a seven-year-old... Philip likes... A life of random driving and random men... So when his Mother meets Pedro, and Philip finds himself with a room of his own, going to school and trembling under the threat of a birthday party, he is not the best pleased. His revenge, when it comes, is terrible and slow... ''
Scott Bradfield The Secret Life Of Houses Unwin Hyman 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''In this outstanding collection of short stories Scott Bradfield bears witness to the alien and desperate dreams we create and inhabit in the wasteland of our transient, acquisitive society. Funny and disturbing... '' '... his best stories appear in The Secret Life of Houses (expanded later as Greetings From Earth)... '' - Clute
Scott Bradfield What's Wrong With America Picador 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a crease running the length of the front flap £5.00 ''Tired of living with Marvin, her unloving, cantankerous husband, Emma O'Hallahan shoots him in the back of his head and buries him in the garden. From then on her daily routine is thrown into turmoil, her life becoming increasingly distorted as she rebels against her old self - filling her fridge with frozen TV dinners, Kit-Kats, and brandy...'' Scarce.
Marion Zimmer Bradley Black Trillium Grafton 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Review sheet £5.00 ''... Late one stormy night three infant princesses are born. As each baby is placed into her mother's arms, so the Archmage Binah bestows on her a gift of great power: a pendant containing a bud of the long-extinct Black Trillium. One day that power will be all that protects the princesses from certain doom... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Exile's Song: A Novel of Darkover Daw 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and corners, and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''She was Margaret Alton, the daughter of... the Darkovan representative to the Terran Imperial Senate, but she remembered almost nothing about the planet of her birth, or her early and tumultuous childhood... Beneath the Red Sun... Margaret slowly unravelled the veiled and mysterious secrets of her heritage... driven by a destiny more dreadful than any nightmare... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Falcons Of Narabedla Severn House 1991 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lightly rubbed at base else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 '' - where the Rainbow Cities gleam in every colour imaginable, under the light of twin suns - Where lush flowers croon a song of death in the gardens of Karamy the Golden... and their victims are never found - Where falcons with human intelligence hunt in the forests, but seek no ordinary prey... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Lady Of Avalon Viking 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and slight spine lean else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket on which the foil inlay is slightly tarnished £5.00 ''... spans the creation of Avalon itself and foreshadows the birth of the legendary King Arthur. Here. we meet three remarkable holy women who steer the fortunes of Roman Britain as they struggle with their on destinies... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Priestess Of Avalon HarperCollins 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''As the Merlin of Britannia keeps his vigil atop the Tor of Avalon, Rian, the High Priestess of Avalon, dies giving birth. The girl... shall stand at the turning of the Age, the gateway between two worlds... '' Last of the Avalon series, completed by Diana L. Paxson.
Marion Zimmer Bradley The Fall of Neskaya Book One of the Clingfire Trilogy DAW 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... a powerful take of the hundred kingdoms - an age of war and strife when the lands of Darkover are fragmented into a multitude of smaller belligerent realms... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley The Firebrand Simon & Schuster 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and faded at top and base of spine, top front corner slightly bumped and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... brilliant re-creation of the famous legend, the fall of Troy unfolds in a new and daring way... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley The Inheritor Viking 1997 First Edition First Printing Light pressure mark on cover, corners slightly rubbed, page edges lightly marked - Very Good to Near Fine book £3.00 ''Leslie Barneshas just bought her first home, overlooking San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. It seems the perfect place for Leslie and her sister, a brilliant young musician... but as soon as they move in , a plague of dark events begins... To her horror, Leslie realises that she's living in a vortex of magical power... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley The Shadow Matrix A Novel Of Darkover Daw 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and spine slightly 'dished' else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... When she began to hear fragments of speech, words which had never been voiced, Margaret learned that she had the Alton gift - forced rapport and compulsion 0- one of the strongest and most dangerous of the inherited laran gifts... '' Sequel to Exile's Song
Marion Zimmer Bradley Thendara House Severn House 1995 First Trade & Separate Hardback Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''It was a place on Darkover where the Order of the Renunciates dwelled - women known as Free Amazons, who had renounced all subservience to men... To Thendara House came the Terran Magda... The cross-currents of these two cultures - one male dominated, one egalitarian, bring into focus all the deepest questions of love and marriage... of male and female... of justice and injustice.''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Tiger Burning Bright Morrow/AvoNova 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, spine slightly twisted and one small speck on top page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Long has the House of the Tiger ruled Merina - guiding the tiny merchant city/state wisely and skillfully in times of peace and prosperity. But now the Emperor Balthasar has come to devour and destroy... Three courageous women stand between the Emperor and his triumph... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Traitor's Sun A novel of Darkover Daw 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''It has been fifteen years since Marguerida Alton returned to Darkover. Fifteen years since she discovered the terrifying powers of her special laran, met and fell in love with Mikhail... heir designate to the throne of Darkover, and journeyed back in time to the Ages of Chaos to answer the call of a long-dead keeper... ''
Marion Zimmer Bradley Zandry's Forge Book Two of the Clingfire Trilogy Daw 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a number of page top corners slightly bumped else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... the epic story of a cataclysmic time in the history of... Darkover. The era of The Hundred Kingdoms was a time when power-hungry petty monarchs abounded... a time of uncontrolled war and lawless disregard for all but the most imperialistic of political aims... ''
Rebecca Bradley Lady In Gil Gollancz 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Press Release £5.00 ''For more than seventy years the magical statue of the Lady In Gil has laid hidden as the island kingdom groans under the barbed heel of the accursed Sherank... the exiled Scions of Oballef... armed with the Heroic Code... disappeared into the maw of the Gilgard, never to be seen again... '' Followed by Scion's Lady and Lady Pain.
Rebecca Bradley Lady Pain Gollancz 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with one small tear. £4.00 ''... At the dawn of the world. the Old Ones called it the Harashil. A thousand years before, Oballef called it the Lady in Gil. Tigrallef calls it the Pain - when he's being polite. For more than twenty years he has carried it inside him, a private demon dutifully bent on bringing down the world and everything inside it... '' Third in the Trilogy
Gillian Bradshaw In Winter's Shadow Eyre Methuen 1982 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, top corners bruised and small (pin shaft) spot on top page edges else Fine book in Dust Jacket with 7 mm tear at top edge of front panel adjacent to spine, with a little associated creasing. £10.00 ''At the heart of In Winter's Shadow stands the isolated figure of Gwynhwyfar, beloved wife of the emperor Arthur Pendragon. Her devotion to the cause of Arthur's empire - a refuge of peace and order in the turbulent darkness of sixth century Britain - is as passionate as her husband's, yet her response to the massing forces which threaten its future is very much her own... ''
Rebecca Brand (Suzy McKee Charnas) The Ruby Tear Forge 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Including word-processed, 2-page, stapled review with hand-written comment signed Susie Mc £7.50 ''... actress Jessamyn Croft... has almost recovered from the accident that nearly crippled her... her fiancé, Nicolas Griffin... won't answer her calls or letters... doing everything he can to keep her out of his new play, The Jewel... this must all have something to do with the curse on Nicolas's family... and the mysterious... gemstone known as... The Ruby Tear.''
Paul Brandon Swim the Moon Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Scottish fiddle-player Richard Brennan... scratches out a living playing music. The land welcomes him like a prodigal returned. And he meets Alish, the enigmatic young woman whose ethereal singing haunts the bay by moonlight. And, one by one, the hidden secrets of the past are unlocked... both terrifying and fantastic... ''
Libba Bray A Great and Terrible Beauty Delacorte 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... sixteen-year-old Gemma is... sent to the Spence Academy in London after tragedy strikes her family in India. Lonely, guilt-ridden, and prone to visions of the future that have an uncomfortable habit of coming true... it's at Spence that Gemma's power to attract the supernatural unfolds... ''
Chaz Brenchley Paradise Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... an inner city danger-zone, starved of resources, starved of hope... Then, a miracle... a dying boy made well, healed by the touch of a charismatic young man... But where there are powers of light, there are also powers of darkness... ''
Chaz Brenchley River of the World Book Two: Selling Water by the River Ace 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the base of the rear fold £7.50 ''Possessing an affinity for water unparalleled by any of his people, Issel has led a small band of resistance fighters across the river from Sund to Maras in an attempt to break the magic binding the lands. Hunted by enemy soldiers... ''
Chaz Brenchley The Refuge Hodder & Stoughton 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £15.00 ''... Mandy Thompson is fifteen and pregnant... Tia Sharif is sixteen and about to be sent... to meet the husband they have arranged for her to marry... Keri Hughes is also sixteen and terrified... meet in the refuge... Owned by a mysterious doctor. run by... a young man with demons of his own... the nightmare is only just about to begin... ''
Madeleine Brent (Peter O'Donnell) The Long Masquerade Souvenir Press 1981 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly differentially aged else Fine book in slightly browned unpriced Dust Jacket with a short tear (12 mm) at the lower edge of the rear panel £20.00 ''1t is 1897, and a small ship sails the Caribbean, trading between the islands. This is the only home of a man and a girl who are runaways bearing false names, living constantly in fear of arrest for murder... story of mystery, romance and high adventure .'' A romance by the author of the Modesty Blaise books.
David Brin Brightness Reef Book One of a New Uplift Trilogy Orbit 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £3.00 ''On the distant planet of Jipo, six exiled races live side by side. Only ancient relics from their home planets... and the crumbling ruins of the mysterious and god-like Buyur remind the dispossessed of a more noble past,... The races of Jijo, it seems, have been forgotten, along with whatever crimes they committed. But for how long ?... ''
David Brin Earth Bantam 1990 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top & base of spine & corners & page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... It's fifty years from tomorrow. A microscopic black hole has accidentally fallen into the Earth's core... ''
David Brin Earth Macdonald 1990 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, short tear to spine paper else Fine Uncorrected Proof in creased Dust Jacket, with a short tear to the lower edge of the rear flap With Publisher's letter to the reviewer and promotion sheet with some notes towards the review £7.50 ''It's fifty years from tomorrow, and a black hole has accidentally fallen into the Earth's core... ''
David Brin Heaven's Reach The Final Book of the New Uplift Trilogy Bantam 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and front corners bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... he concludes this second trilogy with his most imaginative and emotionally powerful novel to date - the shattering epic of a universe poised on the brink of revelation... or annihilation... ''
David Brin Heaven's Reach The Final Book of the Second Uplift Trilogy Orbit 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... he concludes this second trilogy with his most imaginative and emotionally powerful novel to date - the shattering epic of a universe poised on the brink of revelation... or annihilation... ''
David Brin Infinity's Shore Book Two of a New Uplift Trilogy Bantam 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... an epic of passion, imagination, and adventure, as a peaceful planet with a strange hybrid culture collides with an enigmatic Galactic empire... ''
David Brin Kiln People Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top rear corner and small ink spot to top page edges else Fine book in like, lightly worn, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''In a perilous future disposable duplicate bodies fulfil every citizen's legal and illicit whim... Albert Morris... A brash investigator with a knack for trouble, he's sent plenty of clay duplicates into deadly peril, then 'inloaded' memories from copies that were shot, crushed, drowned... ''
David Brin The New Uplift Trilogy Bantam 1995-8 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised/slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines and some lower corners bruised and page edges lightly marked else Fine Books in Fine Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''... a bold, visionary saga, full of wit, passion, comedy, and drama; a tumultuous portrait of humans and aliens joining in a fight for survival. to uncover the truth about their mythic pasts, and to search for the answer to the greatest puzzle of all: the origin of intelligence itself... ''
Kristen Britain The High King's Tomb Daw 2007 First Edition Third Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Karigan G'ladheon was now a seasoned Green Rider - an experienced member of the magical messenger corps of the king... But during her first year... a rogue magician had cracked the mighty D'Yer Wall, and tainted magic, from Blackveil Forest had begun to leak into Sacoridia... '' Third in the series
Poppy Z. Brite The Crow The Lazarus Heart Gauntlet 1999 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed By The Author Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket, with a few creases in the rear flap £15.00 ''... a novel about a serial killer... whose madness - a paranoiac fear of the androgyne, the transgendered, the transsexual, and the homosexual, who he knows are Alien invaders spreading contagion... We get buckets, heck, fountains of blood and body parts, true love (but no explicit sex)... '' Afterword by John Shirley.
Keith Brooke (Also as Nick Gifford) Expatria Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly/bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Review Slip £3.00 ''The descendants of Expatria's first colonists from Earth have rejected technology. When Mathias Hanrahan, heir to the primacy of newest Delhi, wants to re-introduce the old ways he is framed for his father's murder and forced to flee... After a millennia-long silence, Earth has re-discovered its colony; but the intentions of the visitors are far from clear... ''
Keith Brooke Genetopia Pyr/Prometheus 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The story of the last true humans... a young nman in search of his possibly abducted sister where nano- and biotechnology have transformed and accelerated the evolution of humans and their strangely altered surroundings... ''
Christine Brooke-Rose The Dear Deceit Secker & Warburg 1960 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened/browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a short tear at the upper tip of the rear fold and a little rubbing £10.00 ''... We meet Alfred Northbrook Hayley first on his deathbed, with his mistress looking on. Then in the office of his firm... committing the last ofg a long line of follies. London, Oxford, Brussels in the late 'twenties and the 'thirties... the aftermath of the World War I... and at last the childhood spent in a Warwickshire village... ''
Terry Brooks Angel Fire East Orbit 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, a little worn at the base of the spine panel. £4.00 ''Following 'Running With The Demon and A Knight Of The Word comes the incredible final volume in Terry Brooks' bestselling epic trilogy of good and evil... ''
Terry Brooks First King Of Shannara Legend 1996 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges lightly foxed & a little browned else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... dark forces were on the move from the Northlands... seemingly invincible armies of trolls were fast conquering all that lay to their south... the scouts for the army... were Skull Bearers, disfigured and transformed Druids who had fallen prey to the seduction of the magic arts... at the heart of the evil tide was an archmage and former Druid named Brona!... ''
Terry Brooks High Druid Of Shannara Jarka Ruus Earthlight 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Twenty years have passed since the events told in The Voyage Of The Jerle Shannara trilogy... '' First of the trilogy
Terry Brooks High Druid Of Shannara Straken Simon & Schuster 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Young Penderrin Ohmsford has been charged with the daunting task of rescuing his aunt Grianne, Ard Rhys of the Druid order, from her forced exile in the terrifying dimension of all things damned... ''
Terry Brooks Hook A Novel Arrow 1991 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top & base of spine, a few page corners lightly creased & a couple of spots of foxing on top page edges else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price removed £5.00 ''What if Peter Pan grew up? And what if, on a visit to London, his own children disappeared from their nursery and a mysterious note was left behind which led Peter back to the notorious Captain Hook?... '' Based on screenplay by Jim V. Hart and Malia Scotch Marmo and with 8 pages of colour photographs
Terry Brooks Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace Del Rey 1999 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine and lower page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, an evil legacy long believed dead is stirring... ''
Terry Brooks Tanequil High Druid Of Shannara Book Two Simon & Schuster 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Events that began in Jarka Ruus come swiftly to a head in this second thrilling volume... ''
Terry Brooks The Elf Queen Of Shannara Del Rey 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a couple of page corners creased else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 '' ' Find the Elves and return them to the lands of men!' the shade of the Druid Allanon had ordered Wren. It was clearly an impossible task. The elves had been gone... for more than a hundred years... No one in the Westlands knew of them - except, finally, the Aldreshag... '' Book Three of The Heritage of Shannara
Terry Brooks The Elf Queen Of Shannara Legend 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and front corners bruised and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket. £3.00 '' ' Find the Elves and return them to the lands of men!' the shade of the Druid Allanon had ordered Wren. It was clearly an impossible task. The elves had been gone... for more than a hundred years... No one in the Westlands knew of them - except, finally, the Aldreshag... '' Book Three of The Heritage of Shannara
Terry Brooks The Talismans Of Shannara Legend 1993 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... the Shadowen still swarmed over the Four Lands, poisoning all with their dark magic... '' The final volume of The Heritage of Shannara.
Terry Brooks The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara Earthlight 2001-2 First Edition in the UK First Printings (Three volumes) Bruised at top and/or base of spines, page edges a little browned, volume one with light spine creases and a slight spine lean else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''When the body of a half-drowned elf is found floating in the seas of the Blue Divide, an old mystery resurfaces. Thirty years ago, the elven prince Kael Elessedil led an expedition in search of a legendary magic said to be more ancient, more powerful, than any in the world... ''
Terry Brooks The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara Book One Ilse Witch Earthlight 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, page edges a little marked and lightly bumped else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a few short scratches across the front panel foil lettering. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''When the body of a half-drowned elf is found floating in the seas of the Blue Divide, an old mystery resurfaces. Thirty years ago, the elven prince Kael Elessedil led an expedition in search of a legendary magic said to be more ancient, more powerful, than any in the world... ''
Terry Brooks The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara Book Three Morgawr Earthlight 2002 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... the quest at last draws to its climactic conclusion, as the forces of good and evil... race towards an explosive clash... ''
Robertski Brothers (Adam Roberts) The Mcatrix Derided Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''Gordon (or 'Nemo' as he's known in the internet chatrooms) finds himself rudely awakened to the reality of his mundane existence. Far from being a workaday Database Coordinator, he is the inadvertent slave of Evil Machine Intelligences... who are keeping his body sealed... while distracting his mind with an elaborate virtual world... ''
Eric Brown New York Nights Book One in the Virex Trilogy Gollancz 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the tips of the folds. £5.00 ''2040. New York is crowded with the lost. Refugees from the radioactive eastern seaboard, the splintered remains of a society in freefall... when Hal is asked to find a missing computer tech... he is pulled into a bizarre world of counter-cultures intertwined with exotic virtual reality domains... ''
Eric Brown The Time-Lapsed Man And Other Stories Drunken Dragon 1990 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at base of spine and three page lower corners creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with front panel foil lettering slightly rubbed.. £7.50 ''... In the seven stories and one novella in this first collection, a fine story-telling ability combines with originality to create seven fantastic tales of tomorrow (and one of yesterday) imbued with ecstasy and terror, love and redemption... ''
Peter Currell Brown Smallcreep's Day Gollancz 1965 First Edition Bruised at base of spine, bookshop name written at top of front free end paper and page edges foxed and browned - Very Good book in bright dust jacket with a short tear at the base of the front gutter £100.00 Clute - ''... contains an extremely effective absurdist quest into the heart of a vast, palpably allegorical factory... the notion that the result of the quest for meaning is another assembly line is never sufficiently brought into focus. Mike Rutherford... guitarist/bassist for... Genesis, released an album based on the novel... '' Rare.
N. M. Browne Basilisk Bloomsbury 2004 First Edition First Printing (Paper) A few page corners slightly bumped else Fine book £3.00 ''The Combers live like spiders among endless tunnels linked by rope networks and slippery rock faces. In the beautiful city overhead live the Abovers. These two worlds should never meet, but then the body of a murdered Abover appears in the combes... ''
John K. H. Brunner Good Men Do Nothing Hodder & Stoughton 1970 First Edition First Printing Page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly worn and marked Dust Jacket. John Brunner's copy, with his bookplate on the front fixed end paper £20.00 ''... now and then you come across a man who sums up all by himself the reasons why the devil had to be invented. Curfew crossed the path of someone like that... The trail led him to Greece... Marked out by his colour, at the mercy of the whole efficient police-state, risking death and worse than death... ''
John K. H. Brunner Honky In The Woodpile Constable 1971 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, top edge of front board and corners, and top page edges foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with spine panel background faded From the Library of the Author with his bookplate on the front fixed end paper. £15.00 ''Black, brilliant and embittered, Max Curfew was also boiling mad... What he found in Madrugada... was totally new in his experience - a reign of terror nurtured by black magic... ''
John K. H. Brunner (Also as Henry Crosstrees, Jr., Ellis Quick & Keith Woodcott) Life In An Explosive Forming Press Poets Trust 1970 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers slightly age-browned and marked else Fine book From the Library of the Author with his bookplate inside front cover and Signed on Title Page. £25.00 Twenty Eight poems in 31 pages... scarce. It is most unusual for a book that has come from John's library to be additionally signed by him - possibly this copy was a gift to his wife (Marjorie) and thus was signed, gifted, and then remained in the house with them...
John K. H. Brunner (Also as Henry Crosstrees, Jr., Ellis Quick & Keith Woodcott) Life In An Explosive Forming Press Poets Trust 1970 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Small faint mark on cover else Fine book From the Library of the Author with his bookplate inside cover £20.00 Twenty Eight poems in 31 pages... scarce.
John K. H. Brunner The Crucible of Time Del Rey 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and front board edges and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the top and base of the spine. From the Library of the Author - with his bookplate on reverse of front free end paper £15.00 ''Life - an individual's, a culture's or a civilisation's - can be too interesting. And so it had become for the people of a world crawling across the rubble-strewn arm of a spiral galaxy. They had always lived in an environment that was... daunting... to survive the race would have to abandon the planet. And... invent spacecraft... ''
John K. H. Brunner The Days Of March Kerosina 1988 First Edition First Printing Page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the spine panel background brown faded to green John Brunner's copy, with his bookplate on the front fixed end paper £15.00 ''Their names where Micky and Gordon, Junius, Dave. Ordinary enough folk perhaps; but with a burning conviction in their cause. In support of it, they marched; with their jazz bands and their babies, their banners and their faith. They marched for the future... '' Published to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the first Aldermaston CND March
John K. H. Brunner The Stone That Never Came Down Doubleday 1973 (Later Issue with P17 on page 206) Bruised at base of spine, boards a little mottled and page edges lightly browned and with a dark splash on top page edges else Fine book in lightly browned and marked Dust Jacket, with a little wear at the base of the spine. From the Library of the Author - with his bookplate on the reverse of the front free end paper. £10.00 ''... Europe trembles on the brink of holocaust; unemployment, inflation, and poverty are rampant; cities crumble from neglect; incompetent governments topple to military coups; bands of 'godheads' bearing crosses they are all too willing to use as clubs commit acts of vandalism, violence, even murder. The only hope... lies in a mysterious new drug... ''
John K. H. Brunner The Wrong End Of Time Doubleday 1971 First Edition First Printing (Code M41 on P. 204 = Sept. 1971) Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and lower corners, top page edges and rear end paper gutter foxed else Fine book in slightly worn, marked and browned Dust Jacket with the base of the spine panel a little torn and eroded. From the Library of the Author - with his bookplate on the reverse of the front free end paper. £10.00 ''... an America so isolated by fear that it is cut off from the rest of the world... into this armed, barricaded state comes a young Russian scientist... Superior intelligent life... has been detected near the planet Pluto... these Aliens are about to destroy the planet Earth. The only person who can provide a solution is a brilliant and clairvoyant young American black... ''
John K. H. Brunner Three Complete Novels Wing 1995 First Combined Edition First Printing (C.O.T.T. First Hardback, T.T.O.T. First Trade Hardback Edition) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, light foxing on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. From the Library of the Author - with his bookplate on front fixed end paper £10.00 ''... a near-future London, haunted by crime, disease and corruption... ... A pair of lovers stranded on a magical Greek isle begin a mysterious romantic interlude. A cosmic time trip transports the pair, chapter by chapter, deeper and deeper into history... the planet is beset with plagues, radical climate swings and meteoric bombardment... ''
John K. H. Brunner Total Eclipse Doubleday 1974 First Edition First Printing (Code P13 on P. 185 = week 13/1974) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket with the spine panel torn and showing slight wear at the base and the brown background slightly faded From the Library of the Author - with his bookplate on the front fixed end paper. £7.50 ''In the year 2020, an international space team, exploring Sigma Draconis, nineteen light-years from earth, discovers the remains of a highly advanced society that has left behind as its most spectacular artifact the largest telescope imaginable, carved and polished from a natural moon crater... ''
Steven Brust Agyar Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''What if you could live for centuries, and the only price was your soul... ? Agyar is a man who has paid this price. Born over a century ago... he found... immortality in a woman's blood-red lips... ''
Steven Brust Dragon Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Vlad returns in a sweeping new saga of treachery, deception, and dark magics that at last reveal the untold story... the cataclysmic battle at the Walls of Baritt's tomb... ''
Steven Brust Dzur Tor 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine, a few lower page corners slightly creased, page edges a little marked & top corner of rear board a little damp-marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket internally damp-marked at the top of the spine & top edge of rear panel (no show-through). £5.00 ''... Now Vlad's back in Adrilankha. The rackets he used to run are now under the control of the mysterious 'Left Hand of the Jhereg' a secretive cabal of women who answer to no one... His old enemies aren't sure whether they want to kill him, or talk to him and then kill him... ''
Steven Brust Five Hundred Years After Tor 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a small (2mm) split at the base of the front fold £7.50 ''... a glittering sequel to his bestselling The Phoenix Guards, reuniting our heroes Khaavren, Pel, Aerich and Tazendra in Dragaera City, five hundred years after the events of the previous book... just in time for an uprising that threatens to destroy the Imperial Orb itself... ''
Steven Brust Issola Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''On the run from house Jhereg, which he double-crossed, Vlad Taltos has been living far too long in the woods... Then suddenly he's found by... Lady Teldra... has come to ask for Vlad's help... After all, what's a little cosmic battle with beings who control time and space?... ''
Steven Brust Jhegaala Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... with the criminal Jhereg organisation out to eliminate him, Vlad decides to hide out among his relatives... The witches coven that every... city should have is nowhere in evidence... Then a terrible thing happens... ''
Steven Brust The Lord of Castle Black Book Two of the Viscount of Adrilankha Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and faded at base of spine and lower edge of front board also slightly faded else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Journeys! Intrigues! Sword fights! Young persons having adventures! Beloved older characters having adventures, too! Quests! Battles! Romance! Snappy dialogue! Extravagant food! And the missing heir to the Imperial Throne!... '' Sequel to The Paths of the Dead. Afterword by Neil Gaiman
Steven Brust The Phoenix Guards Tor 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... a very different tale that takes place almost a thousand years before Vlad's birth... a delightful fantasy homage to the swashbucklers of Dumas and Sabatini... Khaavren... is a landless son of fallen nobility, possessor of a good sword, and 'tolerably well acquainted with its use.' Along with three loyal friends, he enthusiastically seeks out adventure and romance... ''
Col Buchanan Farlander The Heart of the World Book One Tor (UIK) 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and slight spine lean else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The Heart of the World is in strife. For fifty years the Holy Empire of Mann, an empire and religion born from a nihilistic urban cult, has been conquering nation after nation. Their leader, Holy Matriarch Sateen, ruthlessly maintains control... The Mercian Free Ports are the only confederacy yet to fall... it's only a matter of time... ''
Tobias S. Buckell Ragamuffin Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and upper front corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The Benevolent Satrapy rules an empire of forty-eight worlds, linked by thousands of wormholes... Human beings, while technically 'free', mostly skulk around the fringes... struggling to get by. The secretive alien Satraps tightly restrict the technological development... The Ragamuffins are pirates and smugglers... '' Same universe as Crystal Rain
Tobias S. Buckell Sly Mongoose Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Welcome to Chilo, a planet with corrosive rain, crushing pressure, and deadly heat.. fourteen-year-old Timas lives in one of the domed cities that float 100,000 feet above the surface, circling near the edge of a monstrous perpetual storm... to make a living, Timas like many other young men, is lowered to the surface in an armored suit to scavenge... ''
Lois McMaster Bujold Dreamweaver's Dilemma: Short Stories And Essays NESFA 1998 First Edition First Printing Limited State (No. 615/1015) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £25.00 Through Darkest Adolescence with Lois McMaster Bujold or Thank You, But I Already Have a Life by Lillian Stewart Carl; The Adventure of the Lady on the Embankment; Barter; Garage Sale; The Hole Truth; Dreamweaver's Dilemma; The Mountains of Mourning; My First Novel; Beyond Genre Barriers with 9 more pieces (3 by SL)
Lois McMaster Bujold Komarr A Miles Vorkosigan Adventure Baen 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the front cover metallic lettering slightly tarnished. £12.50 ''Komarr could be a garden - with a thousand more years work. or an uninhabitable wasteland if terraforming fails. Now the solar mirror vital to the terraforming... has been shattered... The Emperor of Barrayar sends his newest Imperial Auditor, Lord Miles Vorkosigan, to find out why... ''
Lois McMaster Bujold The Sharing Knife Volume One Beguilement Eos 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket, slightly worn at the upper fold tips. £5.00 ''Young Fawn Bluefield has fled her family's farm hoping to find work... she encounters a patrol of Lakewalkers... soldier-sorcerers... engaged in a perilous campaign against inhuman and immortal magical entities... that suck the life out of all they encounter... ''
Emma Bull Double Feature Nesfa 1994 First Edition First Printing (Unnumbered/1000) Bruised at top and base of spine, boards slightly bowed and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 Introduction by Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden; Visionary, Why I Write Fantasy, The Rending Dark, Badu's Luck, The Well-Made Plan, A Bird That Whistles & Wonders of the Invisible World by Emma Bull; Captured Moments, Bound Things, A Happy Birthday, Six Days Outside the Year, Time Travel, the Artifact, and a Famous Historical Personage by Will Shetterly; Danceland Blood; by Emma Bull & Will Shetterly; Emma Bull & Will Shetterly Bibliography & Biography
Emma Bull Finder A Novel Of The Borderlands Tor 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Orient is a Finder, a young man with the gift for locating missing things, or knowing where they belong... when a low-life dies horribly... Orient is hired by Sunny Rico - a tough lady cop... to find the killer... At the same time a mysterious and baffling plague rages... ''
Emma Bull Territory Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Tombstone, Arizona, in 1881... veins of silver run like ley lines under the earth, a network of power... Above the ground... A magician can drain his friends' strength to strengthen himself, and can place his friends between himself and danger. The one with the most friends stands to win the territory... ''
Melvin Burgess Bloodtide Andersen Press 1999 First Edition Bumped at top of spine & page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £3.00 ''London is in ruins, in the hands of two warring families of ganglords... To cement a truce... Val Volson offers Conor the hand of his fourteen-year-old daughter Signy. The wedding feast is interrupted by the dramatic coming to life of a mysterious one-eyed prisoner. The people are in no doubt that it is the god Odin...
Mark Burnell Freak Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, lower board edges slightly dulled, page edges lightly browned and a few page edges slightly bumped with short tears else Fine book in slightly creased, like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the ends of the folds and some damp-marking inside the Dust Jacket (no show-through). £10.00 ''... An astonishing gift is about to transform Christian Floyd's life: the power to heal the sick and save lives. The power to perform miracles... bewildered by his new talent, he suddenly finds that everyone wants him. He's sought by the sick, exploited by opportunists, hounded by the media. And hunted by a maniac... ''
Sheila Burnford The Incredible Journey Hodder & Stoughton 1961 First Edition First Printing Fine Book in slightly browned and marked Dust Jacket with a couple of short tears £5.00 ''The story of three animals who... travelled home together two hundred and fifty miles across the wildest part of Canada... ''
Cliff Burns Righteous Blood PS Publishing 2002 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed By The Author (No. 66/300) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a little wear at the fold tips £5.00 Introduced and signed by Tim Lebbon. ''... a compelling and troubling look at evil in our time. in two provocative novellas... the Canadian author casts and unsparing eye on evil in a variety of guises... ''
Richard Burns Khalindaine Allen & Unwin 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, a few page top corners creased and top page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with the purple spine lettering faded. £4.00 ''The kingdom... is threatened by a violent uprising of the Agaskan, a non-human tribe... it is also under threat from the plottings of the brothers, the Gyr Orland and the Gros of Weir. Aware of the dangers the unknown bastard son of the empress poses... they scheme to abduct him... ''
S. C. Butler Queen Ferris Book Two of he Stoneways Trilogy Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a little rubbing at the tips of the folds £7.50 ''... Reiffen and his mother willingly return to Ussene, the dread fortress of the Three... To fool the Wizards. Gain their knowledge, find their weak points, fight and defeat them so that he might regain the throne that is rightfully his... this is the only way to defy them... ''
Eugene Byrne Back In The USSA Ziesing 1997 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Authors on the Limitation Page (No 62/300) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket and Fine box. £60.00 ''1989... One of the two superpowers which has dominated the 20th century is on the verge of being torn apart. The old communist regime which has held sway since the Revolution of 1917 is weak and divided... When Eugene Debs led the Revolution, few expected it to lead to the iron-fisted regime of Chairman Al 'Scarface' Capone... ''

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