Books For Sale - November 2019
James Branch Cabell Figures Of Earth A Comedy of Appearances McBride 1921 Third Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine and corners, spine lettering dulled, previous owner's bookplate on front fixed end paper top page edges age-darkened and a little stained and page edges browned - Good Book 5.00 ''They of Poinctesme narrate that in the old days when miracles were as common as fruit pies, young Manuel was a swineherd, living modestly in attendance upon the miller's pigs. They tell also that Manuel was content enough: he knew not of the fate which was reserved for him... ''
James Branch Cabell Something About Eve A Comedy of Fig-leaves Bodley Head 1929 First UK Illustrated Edition First Printing (Note: First Published, September, 1927 on Copyright Page) Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, upper front corner bruised, end paper over front hinge partly split couple of small marks to red top-page red stain and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket, slightly worn and torn 40.00 ''...the story of... a young Southern gentleman of the early nineteenth century, went out of his natural body to journey towards the goal of all the gods; of how he became a god, and rode upon the Silver Stallion; of the Two Truths he found to be enduring; and of his disastrously happy marriage, and his collapse into an honourable career... ''
Michael Cadnum Nightlight St. Martin's Press 1990 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 20.00 ''... a superb tale of the macabre, building subtly from a low note of queasy foreboding to a shattering pitch of terror. Leonard Lewis was an odd child... almost obsessed... by the grandfather who had died when he was born. It was when he began photographing cemeteries that his mother began to worry. Of course, it was nice that Len had a hobby... '' His first novel.
Richard Calder The Twist Earthlight 1999 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book 4.00 ''John Twist, gunslinger, prowls a landscape that is a weird mix of Wild West and sf pulp tales: in the aftermath of the Venusians arrival on Earth in the 1950's, a 'psychogeographic event' occurred, separating the old Wild West from the rest of the planet... ''
Ian Caldwell The Rule of Four Century 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine, small surface tear to front free end paper & a couple of page edges slightly damp-wrinkled else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Tom Sullivan is about to graduate from Princeton. He's intelligent and popular, but haunted by the violent death... of his father... who devoted his life to studying one of the rarest, most complex and valuable books in the world... When a long-lost diary surfaces, it seems the two friends have found... a secret worth dying to protect... ''
Miles Cameron A Plague of Swords Gollancz 2016 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Trade Paper) A hint of rubbing to corners else Fine Book 7.50 ''The Red Knight withstood the full might of his enemy, and won the day. In a victory which will be remembered through the ages, he united more unlikely allies against a more powerful foe than they had ever seen. Now he will need more allies than ever. Because behind one adversary hid another... ''
Miles Cameron The Red Knight Gollancz 2012 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Fine Book 4.00 ''... Twenty-eight florins a month is nowhere near enough when a wyvern's jaws shut on your helpmeet in the hot stink of battle, and the beast starts to rip your head from your shoulders... The Red Knight... has youth on his side, and he's determined to turn a profit... he hires his company out to protect an Abbess... Only it's not just a job. It's going to be war... ''
Alan Campbell Iron Angel: The Deepgate Codex Volume II Tor (UK) 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 4.00 ''Order has collapsed in Deepgate. The chained city is now in ruins, and the Deadsands beyond are full of fleeing refugees... the god Uleis's death has left the gates to Hell unguarded, and powerful forces in the fathomless darkness underneath Deepgate have seen their opportunity... '' Sequel to SCAR NIGHT
Alan Campbell Sea of Ghosts Book One of the Gravedigger Chronicles Tor (UK) 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Information Sheet 10.00 ''When the last of the Gravediggers, an elite imperial infiltration unit, are disbanded and hunted down by the emperor they once served, munitions expert Colonel Thomas Granger takes refuge in the unlikeliest of places. He becomes a jailer in... a prison city... Ianthe is a young girl with an extraordinary psychic talent... ''
Jack Campbell (John G. Hemry) The Lost Stars The Tarnished Knight Ace 2012 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges partly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The authority of the Syndicate Worlds' government is crumbling. Civil war and rebellion are breaking out in many star systems... Midway is one of those... CEO Arthur Drakon has been betrayed... With a cadre of reliable soldiers... Drakon launches a battle for control of the... System... ''
Ramsey Campbell Obsession Granada 1985 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped at base of spine, slight spine lean & page edges browned & lightly marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 7.50 ''In the rainy spring of 1958 four children on the verge of adulthood are unaware that within them they carry the seeds of their own destruction... a harmless prank - an anonymous letter... promises them their heart's desire... Four wishes made in childhood are to colour, blackly, the rest of their lives... ''
Ramsey Campbell (Also as Jay Ramsay) The Face That Must Die Macdonald 1991 First Hardback Edition Thus First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page & with Publisher's promotion sheet 25.00 ''... This is the story of a psychotic, homophobic killer in Liverpool, chills our souls not with splashes of gore, but with the more terrifying feeling of sharing the thoughts of a paranoid maniac... Including the author's autobiographical Introduction... ''
John W. Campbell, Jr. Islands Of Space Fantasy Press 1956 First Edition First Printing (Currey (A) Blue Cloth Gold Letters) Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, page edges lightly age-darkened and previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper else Fine book in slightly worn and browned Dust Jacket, a little frayed and eroded at the top of the spine and wit 20.00 ''... the Twenty-second Century the Ancient Mariner, the first practical Interstellar ship... faster-than-light... the most brilliant scientists on Earth... on one of the most fascinating cruises ever described... from island universe to island universe... they become lost in the appalling emptiness... ''
John W. Campbell, Jr. The Black Star Passes Fantasy Press 1953 First Edition First Printing (Currey B) Blue Cloth Gold Letters) Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned and marked - Very Good book in price-clipped, slightly worn, Dust Jacket with $2.59 stamped on the front flap, a few edg 25.00 '''... three connected tales involving the same major characters... their development of the first successful space ship, the first flight into space and the first invasion from a distant star
John W. Campbell, Jr. The Mightiest Machine Hadley 1947 First Edition First Printing (Blue Pebbled Cloth - No Priority) Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine, corners bruised, top page edges lightly foxed and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked - Good to Very Good Book With Reviewer's Notes 15.00 ''A million light-years from Earth, one solitary spaceship floats through a vast swarm of enemies. The ship was an experimental vessel from Earth that utilised a revolutionary new concept in space mechanics, developed by the near-superman Aarn Munro. The enemy vessels were wholly unknown to Mankind... ''
John W. Campbell, Jr. The Moon Is Hell Fantasy Press 1951 First Edition (Currey B) StateBound in Blue Cloth with Gold Letters) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners bruised, a couple of light ?glue? marks on front board, faint marks to end papers, and page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly marked - Very Good book in lightly rubbed, price-clipped, Dust Jacket, wi 25.00 ''... the dramatic record of the first expedition to land on the moon - with no apparent hope of returning... ''
Mark Canter Down To Heaven Hodder & Stoughton 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a short split at the top of the front fold. 5.00 ''... a helicopter crash atop a remote Venezuelan tepui... a 500-year-old Chinese city hidden deep in a lush valley... its society is based, in part, on the practice of sexual yoga... dying because of a lack of male offspring... a love triangle both erotic and spiritual... strange rituals, the Mushroom of Immortality... ''
Edgar Cantero The Supernatural Enhancements Del Rey (UK) 2014 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slightly bumped at top of spine and top front corner lightly rubbed - else Fine Book in laminated boards - as issued With Publisher's Press Release 5.00 ''Everybody loves a ghost story... The heir to Axton House and his companion are delighted to find themselves living in one. With it come nightmares, a secret society and a curse. A ghost may soon be the least of their worries... ''
Karel Capek The Mother A Play in Three Acts Authorised English Version by Paul Selver Allen & Unwin 1939 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and bruised and slightly worn at base of spine and page edges and end papers browned and foxed - Very Good book 5.00 Anti-war & supernatural... Heavily influenced by the Spanish Civil War, the play portrays Dolores, a mother and a wife, and her feelings as she slowly loses her husband and sons to war... set in the house living room... The mother, Dolores, can communicate with her dead husband Richard, who died in what she considered a pointless battle... ''
Orson Scott Card Cardography Hypatia Press 1987 First Edition Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 372/825) Bruised at base of spine and upper rear corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel lightly browned. Illustrated by Leslie Newcomer, Janet Mikesell Naylor & Patricia R. Dunham 25.00 Introduction by David Hartwell; The Bully and the Beast; The Porcelain Salamander; Sandmagic; Middle Woman; The Princess and the Bear; Afterword: Living in a World of Maps
Orson Scott Card Children Of The Mind Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... returns at last to the story of Ender Wiggin... Now his adopted world, Lusitania, is threatened by the same planet-destroying weapon that he himself used so many thousands of years ago... ' The conclusion of Ender's saga
Orson Scott Card Enchantment Del Rey 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... works his magic as never before, transforming the timeless story of Sleeping Beauty in to an original fantasy brimming with romance and adventure... ''
Orson Scott Card Ender In Exile Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 7.50 ''At first, Ender believed they would bring him back to Earth as soon as things quieted down. But things... had been quiet for a year... they would not bring him back at all... '' Direct sequel to Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card Ender's Shadow Orbit 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Ender was not the only young general trained to defend Earth from a terrifying alien threat... No one knew his real name, but they called him Bean. His early life was a fight just to survive. Even living on the streets, however, his extraordinary talents did not escape the attention of the Battle School recruiters. For in him they recognised a master strategist... ''
Orson Scott Card Heartfire The Tales of Alvin Maker V Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, short tear and creasing to top edge of rear free end paper and top page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Using the lore and folk magic of the men and women who settled the North American continent, Card has created an alternate world in which that magic really works and has colored the entire history of the colonies. Charms and beseechings, hexes and potions, all have a place... ''
Orson Scott Card Homebody A Novel HarperCollins 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... chilling tale of a soulful loner who must overcome demons from his past - and the demons he unwittingly unleashes... ''
Orson Scott Card Homecoming Tor 1992-95 First Edition First Printings (5 volumes) Bruised/slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines else Fine copies in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 50.00 ''... Harmony had been settled by humans nearly forty million years before... placed under the care of an artificial intelligence, called the Oversoul... Its systems were failing... its core must be taken back to lost Earth... '' The complete set.
Orson Scott Card Invasive Procedures Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, and three top page corners creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the flaps creased and a small spot of wear on the back panel. 7.50 ''The Healers move in secrecy through the city streets, their huge, strong bodies hidden in dark cloaks... they can cure the incurable diseases... members of a religious cult... ruled by their living Prophet... He has created a method to alter human DNA, not just to heal diseases, but to 'improve' people... ''
Orson Scott Card Lost Boys HarperCollins 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and faint splash marks on top page edges else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... a powerful, uplifting tale of loss and redemption around an ordinary American family's bittersweet triumph over a welter of dark forces, both natural and supernatural.''
Orson Scott Card Lovelock The Mayflower Trilogy Book I Tor 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... On the Ark, a colony ship bound outward across the stars, not everyone is a volunteer - or even human. Lovelock is a capuchin monkey, engineered from conception... He is a Witness, privileged to spend his days and nights recording the life of one of Earth's most brilliant scientists... ''
Orson Scott Card Maps In A Mirror The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card Orbit 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, 'FILE COPY' faintly stamped on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 Split into 5 'Books' Each with an Introduction and Afterword: The Hanged Man Tales of Dread; Flux Tales of Human futures; Maps in a Mirror Fables and Fancies; Cruel Miracles Tales of Death, Hope and Holiness and Lost Songs The Hidden Stories - 46 stories 675 pages. Quite scarce.
Orson Scott Card Maps In A Mirror The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card Tor 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, small pale mark on rear board, one page corner tip creased and page edges and end papers slightly discoloured/rubbed/marked - Good to Very Good book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 Forty-six stories separated into five 'books': eleven tales of dread; seven tales of human futures; ten fables and fantasies; six tales of death, hope, and holiness and twelve Hidden Stories... 675 pages
Orson Scott Card Maps In A Mirror The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card Tor 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket 25.00 Forty-six stories separated into five 'books': eleven tales of dread; seven tales of human futures; ten fables and fantasies; six tales of death, hope, and holiness and twelve Hidden Stories... 675 pages
Orson Scott Card Prentice Alvin Century 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Lower edge of front board bruised and page edges lightly browned and marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Alvin has returned to the town of his birth, Hatrack River, in order to become the blacksmith's apprentice. But Alvin has two arts to learn: he must also discover how to become a Maker... ''
Orson Scott Card Prentice Alvin The Tales of Alvin Maker III Tor 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners bruised, slight spine lean and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Little Peggy is now sixteen, and has seen more of the world's evil than anyone rightly should - and when she 'sees' a young girl and her infant son... Peggy's father takes the risk of bringing the two back to the guest house, and in doing sop creates the one path... that may lead to happiness for both her and Alvin... ''
Orson Scott Card Seventh Son Legend 1988 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the base of the spine panel. 5.00 The first volume of the Tales of Alvin Maker.
Orson Scott Card Shadow Of The Giant Tor 2005 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Bean... served the Hegemon as strategist and general... Now he and his wife... yearn for a safe place to build a family... there is nowhere on Earth that does not harbor his enemies... Bean and Petra must once again follow in Ender's footsteps... and look to the stars.''
Orson Scott Card Shadow of the Hegemon Orbit 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... Ender's destiny among the stars awaits him, but for his young army it is time to return to earth. One by one, however, they are disappearing. earth faces a new danger, and this time the enemy is much closer to home. ''
Orson Scott Card Shadow Puppets Orbit 2002 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned/age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... Earth and its society have been changed irrevocably in the aftermath of Ender Wiggin's victory over the Formics. The unity forced upon the warring nations by an alien enemy has shattered. Nations are rising again... seeking to control the skills and loyalty of the children from the Battle School... ''
Orson Scott Card The Call Of Earth Legend 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... this second volume of his brilliant new series, Homecoming... continues the story of the planet Harmony and its computer guardian, the Oversoul... another masterpiece, set over forty million years in the future, with wonderful characters and a glorious backdrop...'' Homecoming Volume 2.
Orson Scott Card The Call Of Earth Homecoming Volume 2 Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... as the Oversoul grows weaker, a great warrior has arisen, stronger, smarter perhaps, than Nafai and his allies. His name is Moozh, and he is deliberately flouting the will of the Oversoul... ''
Orson Scott Card The Folk Of The Fringe Phantasia Press 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with surface scratches/pressure marks from ?staples? on the rear panel Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 ''... Civilised people are never prepared for the collapse of civilisation... But some do survive... Only six missiles flew in World War III, but that was enough to change the climate drastically. Biological weapons killed millions, famine... even more... in the ruins of America, a few surviving communities are trying to hold onto enough civilisation... ''
Orson Scott Card The Folk Of The Fringe Phantasia Press 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Civilised people are never prepared for the collapse of civilisation... one day, without warning, there is no water in your taps, no shows on TV. You would trade your whole house for a loaded pistol so you could dare open the door. Only six missiles flew in World War III, but that was enough to change the world drastically... ''
Orson Scott Card The Memory Of Earth Homecoming Volume 1 Tor 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners, a couple of page corner tips creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, a little worn at the upper tips of the folds 4.00 ''... The colony had been placed under the care of an artificial intelligence, called Oversoul, high in orbit... but now... Its systems were failing... The Oversoul determined that its core must be taken back to lost Earth...
Orson Scott Card The Memory Of Earth Homecoming Volume 1 Tor 1992 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket with a short (3mm) tear at the lower edge of the rear panel with an associated crease Signed and Personalised by the Author on a prel 4.00 ''... The colony had been placed under the care of an artificial intelligence, called Oversoul, high in orbit... but now... Its systems were failing... The Oversoul determined that its core must be taken back to lost Earth... ''
Orson Scott Card The Shadow Saga Orbit 1999-2005 First Edition/ First Edition in the UK All are First Printings (4 Volumes - Vol. 4 1st Ed) Bruised at top and/or base of spines and some page edges lightly browned else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket 20.00 ''... Ender's destiny among the stars awaits him, but for his young army it is time to return to earth. One by one, however, they are disappearing. Earth faces a new danger, and this time the enemy is much closer to home. ''
Orson Scott Card The Shadow Saga Tor 1999-2005 First Edition/ First Edition in the US First Printings (4 Volumes - Vol. 4 1st US Ed) Slightly bumped/bruised at top and/or base of spines else Fine books in like Dust Jacket 25.00 ''... Ender's destiny among the stars awaits him, but for his young army it is time to return to earth. One by one, however, they are disappearing. Earth faces a new danger, and this time the enemy is much closer to home. ''
Orson Scott Card The Tales of Alvin Maker Volumes 1, 2 & 3 Tor 1987-89 (Volume 1 Second Printing Volumes 2 & 3 First Edition First Printings) Slightly/bumped at top and/or base of spines and a few corners, and spines leant - Very Good copies in Near Fine Dust Jacket 20.00 Clute - ''... set on... an alternate-world version of the USA... seems to come as close as humanly possible to the telling of an sf tale as Mormon parable... The early 19th-century USA... has never experienced a Revolution; certain forms of magic are efficacious; and Alvin may become a Maker, one who can delve to the heart of things and transform them... ''
Orson Scott Card Wyrms Arbor House 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a little erosion at the top of the front fold 5.00 ''... In a kingdom on a distant planet, 342 Heptarchs have ruled since the original Greek colonists settled there, and lives depended of the Heptarchs maintaining a delicate balance of peace. But... a prophecy is whispered... that the seventh seventh seventh Heptarch... will be Kristos, and will come to destroy the world or save it... ''
Orson Scott Card Xenocide Tor 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''On the world Lusitania there are now three sapient races - the Pequeninos, who evolved there; Humans, who came to colonize and a Hive Queen and her children, brought by Ender long years ago. But on Lusitania there is also the descolada, a virus deadly to human beings which would spread like wildfire... should it ever escape the planet... ''
Jacqueline Carey Naamah's Kiss Gollancz 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing One crease in the front cover, top & base of spine a little rubbed & page edges lightly marked - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''Decades ago a sacred oath was broken. And as it broke, the magic held by the oldest tribe in Alba was shattered. Their power over the natural world lost, the gift of foretelling gone, now only small magics are left to Moirin and her people... ''
Peter Carey The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith Faber 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Lightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket With Publisher's letter submitting the book for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 5.00 ''If you are not a citizen of Voorstand, you may not be familiar with the strange case of Tristan Smith and his illegal appropriation of Bruder Mouse... rumours about the juggling, the somersaulting, the Burro Plasse tunnel, and the motel on the border... there can be few stranger or more bizarre stories... ''
Jonathan Carroll A Child Across The Sky Legend 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 15.00 ''Web Gregston and Philip Strayhorn are best friends. They were at college together; they struggle as nobodies in Hollywood together. Weber soon becomes the most acclaimed director of his generation. Phil... makes a series of notorious horror films... Then he takes a gun and blows his head off... ''
Jonathan Carroll After Silence Macdonald 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 25.00 ''... What do you do when you know your beloved is the worst kind of criminal? What should you do when the right and moral choice will ruin the rest of your life - as well as those you most love?... ''
Jonathan Carroll After Silence Macdonald 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With letter of submission to the Arthur Clarke award 5.00 ''... What do you do when you know your beloved is the worst kind of criminal? What should you do when the right and moral choice will ruin the rest of your life - as well as those you most love?... ''
Jonathan Carroll After Silence Doubleday 1993 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... What do you do when you know your beloved is the worst kind of criminal? What should you do when the right and moral choice will ruin the rest of your life - as well as those you most love?... ''
Jonathan Carroll Black Cocktail Legend 1990 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author 20.00 ''...a superb novella centred on friendship, the tactics of terror, and a search for identity... At once funny and chilling, full of magic and illusion... a gripping read from a writer at the height of his power to thrill and enthral.''
Jonathan Carroll Black Cocktail Legend 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and with a non-personalised inscription by the Author on the Title Page 20.00 ''...a superb novella centred on friendship, the tactics of terror, and a search for identity... At once funny and chilling, full of magic and illusion... a gripping read from a writer at the height of his power to thrill and enthrall.''
Jonathan Carroll Bones Of The Moon Century 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 20.00 ''Cullen James' first dream was to find the perfect man - and it happened... she dreamed of being able to live with her man in Europe... and that happened... she became pregnant... But then the dreams began... of a fantastical land... Where enormous animals, the size of hot air balloons, escort Cullen and an enigmatical child companion... ''
Jonathan Carroll From The Teeth Of Angels HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top of spine and across top board edges and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Whilst on holiday in Sardinia Ian McGann goes to sleep one night - and meets Death in a dream. It promises to answer any of McGann's questions, but if he fails to understand the answers he will have to pay with his life... and in Vienna the terminally ill Wyatt Leonard suddenly discovers that he has the ability to raise the dead... ''
Jonathan Carroll From The Teeth Of Angels HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly aged and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author 15.00 ''Whilst on holiday in Sardinia Ian McGann goes to sleep one night - and meets Death in a dream. It promises to answer any of McGann's questions, but if he fails to understand the answers he will have to pay with his life... and in Vienna the terminally ill Wyatt Leonard suddenly discovers that he has the ability to raise the dead... ''
Jonathan Carroll From The Teeth Of Angels Doubleday 1994 First Edition in the US First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Covers bruised and rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof 15.00 ''Whilst on holiday in Sardinia Ian McGann goes to sleep one night - and meets Death in a dream. It promises to answer any of McGann's questions, but if he fails to understand the answers he will have to pay with his life... and in Vienna the terminally ill Wyatt Leonard suddenly discovers that he has the ability to raise the dead... ''
Jonathan Carroll Kissing the Beehive Gollancz 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and binding slightly strained else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... bestselling novelist Sam Bayer decides it's time he wrote his Great Book... his subject the death of teenage beauty, Pauline Ostrova - the 'Beehive'... Bayer's gesture of respect to his youth turns sour in the face of all that he unearths; and, for many people close to him, this leads to devastating - and fatal - consequences... ''
Jonathan Carroll Kissing The Beehive Doubleday 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket With Publisher's News Sheet 10.00 ''Bestselling author Sam Bayer... immerses himself in an unsolved case of murder that took place when he was a teenager... a beautiful and wild teenage girl named Pauline... Pauline's murderer reappears... endangering Sam... putting his beloved fifteen-year-old daughter in jeopardy... ''
Jonathan Carroll Outside the Dog Museum Macdonald 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... From a world-renowned master of fantastical fiction and sheer inventiveness, a novel to provoke the mind and haunt the imagination.''
Jonathan Carroll Outside The Dog Museum Doubleday 1992 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top of spine and light bump to lower edge of front board else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... One minute I was famous, successful Harry Radcliffe... The next I was quietly but very seriously mad... But with the help of... an elderly shaman... he begins to pick up the pieces... until he is approached.... the Sultan of Saru... wants him to build a billion-dollar dog museum... ''
Jonathan Carroll Sleeping In Flame Century/Legend 1988 First Edition First Printing (Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering) Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a long jagged tear in the rear panel 7.50 ''... who, really, is... Walker Easterling... abandoned as an infant and discovered by a vagrant prowling the garbage bins... in Atlanta... Maris York... brings him all the warmth and sense of belonging he has never quite experienced before. But she also provokes a chain reaction of increasingly bizarre events - threats from some dark otherworld...'' Scarce.
Jonathan Carroll Sleeping In Flame Century/Legend 1988 First Edition First Printing (P240+241 reversed) Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges foxed and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Withdrawn First State with pages 240 & 241 reversed, black boards and no yellow top-edge stain. Very Scarce. 25.00 ''... the curious story of Walker Easterling, found abandoned as an infant in a garbage bin. When he falls in love with Maris York he unwittingly provokes a chain reaction of bizarre encounters and chilling threats from some dark otherworld of dreams and legend.''
Jonathan Carroll Sleeping In Flame Century/Legend 1988 First Edition First Printing (Second State with P240/1 correct) Page edges lightly browned and slightly marked, but due to production fault, spine lettering slanted and gold patch on fore-edge of front board, else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket Signed and with a 'warm' inscription by the Author 30.00 ''... who, really, is... Walker Easterling... abandoned as an infant and discovered by a vagrant prowling the garbage bins... in Atlanta... Maris York... brings him all the warmth and sense of belonging he has never quite experienced before. But she also provokes a chain reaction of increasingly bizarre events - threats from some dark otherworld...'' J.C. inscriptions are very scarce.
Jonathan Carroll The Marriage of Sticks Gollancz 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and top page edges slightly rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the base of the rear fold 4.00 ''... Through a series of extraordinary events, Miranda learns from both the living and the dead just who she is and how far back her history goes. It is not a happy discovery but there is the possibility of redemption. If she has the courage and imagination to recapture a life she one thought her own... But if she fails, there will be hell to pay. And more... ''
Jonathan Carroll The Marriage of Sticks Gollancz 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Advance Reading Copy Sticker on D. J. front panel 7.50 ''... Through a series of extraordinary events, Miranda learns from both the living and the dead just who she is and how far back her history goes. It is not a happy discovery but there is the possibility of redemption. If she has the courage and imagination to recapture a life she one thought her own... But if she fails, there will be hell to pay. And more... ''
Jonathan Carroll The Panic Hand HarperCollins 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 25.00 ''... Here, for the first time in English, are Carroll's collected stories, a wide-ranging showcase for his talents, and in particular for his extraordinary ability to turn a situation disturbingly and terrifyingly on its head in an instant. See for yourself in these prize-winning small doses... '' Expanded from the similar collection issued in German. Scarce.
Jonathan Carroll The Panic Hand HarperCollins 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book and page edges lightly browned in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the title page 30.00 ''... Here, for the first time in English, are Carroll's collected stories, a wide-ranging showcase for his talents, and in particular for his extraordinary ability to turn a situation disturbingly and terrifyingly on its head in an instant. See for yourself in these prize-winning small doses... '' Expanded from the similar collection issued in German. Scarce.
Jonathan Carroll The Wooden Sea Gollancz 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and across top board edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''What would happen if, in the middle of a contented middle-aged life, your seventeen-year-old self suddenly appeared? And what if he said you had done everything wrong?... But there's still hope because he's come to help. He's going to show you how to live the rest of your life the right way... and... the fate of the universe could well be determined by what you decide to do... ''
Jonathan Carroll The Wooden Sea Gollancz 2001 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. 5.00 ''What would happen if, in the middle of a contented middle-aged life, your seventeen-year-old self suddenly appeared? And what if he said you had done everything wrong?... But there's still hope because he's come to help. He's going to show you how to live the rest of your life the right way... and... the fate of the universe could well be determined by what you decide to do... ''
Jonathan Carroll The Wooden Sea Gollancz 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 15.00 ''What would happen if, in the middle of a contented middle-aged life, your seventeen-year-old self suddenly appeared? And what if he said you had done everything wrong?... But there's still hope because he's come to help. He's going to show you how to live the rest of your life the right way... and... the fate of the universe could well be determined by what you decide to do... ''
Jonathan Carroll Voice Of Our Shadow Viking 1983 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, board edges bruised and slightly browned and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 25.00 ''... in Vienna, Joe finds friendship with the strangely manic Paul and India Tate, and their destinies soon become erotically - and ominously - intertwined... haunted by the specter of betrayal and death. In the end he must face the horrifying realisation of how fragile is the barrier that separates the demons of our own conjuring from the inescapable reality of the unseen... ''
Jonathan Carroll White Apples Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Vincent Ettrich, a genial philanderer, discovers he has died and come back to life, but he has no idea why.... Pushed and prodded by strange omens and stranger persons, he gradually learns that he was brought back by his one true love, Isabelle, because she is pregnant with their child - a child who, if raised correctly, will play a crucial role in saving the universe.''
Jonathan Carroll White Apples Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''Vincent Ettrich, an engaging philanderer, discovers he has died and come back to life - but he has no idea why.... Beset by peculiar omens and strange characters... he gradually discovers that he was deliberately brought back by his one true love, Isabelle, because she is pregnant with their son...who, if correctly raised, will play a crucial role in saving... the universe.''
Angela Carter Love Chatto & Windus 1987 First Edition Thus First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a number of fine punctures in the spine panel and front gutter. 15.00 ''Set in a provincial city in the poisoned aftermath of the 1960s, it describes the increasingly desperate strategies waged in the emotional war between a young woman, her husband and his brother... a novel of insight and insidious power... '' Fully revised and with a new epilogue.
Robert Carter The Language of Stones HarperCollins 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket Signed and Dated by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 ''... Gwydion is watching over the Realm. He has walked the land since before the time of the druids... when Arthur rode to war: then they called him 'Merlyn'... an England that is still-magical... Legendary beasts... criss-crossed by lines of power... there are many enemies ranged against them: men, monsters and a sorcerer as powerful as Gwydion... ''
Michael Cassutt Tango Midnight Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... International terrorists have released a genetically modified disease, called X-Pox... Biochem billionaire... TM... 'll buy research time on the International Space Station, to work on a cure... But the equipment... was salvaged, and... a small hole in the seal of the isolation box... the disease... kills within three weeks.''
Emma Cave Little Angie Andre Deutsch 1977 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower rear corner and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 3.50 ''She came to the cottage to start a new life and forget the old one. There was much to forget, culminating in an afternoon in the basement... the bulging bloody sack, and the head with protruding, glazed and ghastly eyes. But forgetfulness was hard... Strange and terrifying things began to happen... ''
Michael Chabon The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay A Novel Random House 2000 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top of spine, bruise to lower edge of front cover, touch of wear to spine corners, cover edges slightly rubbed and one short crease and page edges lightly marked Very Good book 10.00 Clute - ''... The original Golem of Prague does literally appear in his most famous novel, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, though not in animate form; and the highly foregrounding ''story-likeness'' of the New York life-stories he tells here... is clearly non-mimetic: but Equipoise holds... ''
Michael Chabon The Yiddish Policemen's Union HarperCollins 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''For sixty years, Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a 'temporary' safe haven created in the wake of... the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. Proud, grateful, and longing to be American, the Jews of the Sitka District have created their own little world in the Alaskan panhandle... ''
Mark Chadbourn Destroyer of Worlds Kingdom Of The Serpent: Book 3 Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers slightly rubbed else Fine book 4.00 ''In the Far Lands, the Brothers and Sisters of Dragons gather for the final battle, the one the ancient Norse legends called Ragnarok, which will lead to the passing of gods and men from the universe. the Champion of Life, Jack Churchill has gathered a mighty army, backed by the gods from the world's greatest mythologies... ''
Mark Chadbourn Jack Of Ravens Kingdom Of The Serpent: Book 1 Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 12.50 ''100 B. C. into a Celtic tribe devastated by gods and monsters walks a man fated to become a mythic hero... Jack Churchill, a flawed dreamer torn from the modern world... There is a way home across the years... so begins his long tramp across human history... bringing him into conflict with the magical beings that have secretly shaped our civilisation... ''
Mark Chadbourn Nocturne Gollancz 1994 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 30.00 ''He woke up on a New Orleans trolley car. He was wearing his best suit and carrying a wallet full of travellers' cheques, a reservation at a smart hotel and a suitcase full of bloodstained clothes. But David Easter had no idea how he had got there... he is drawn inexorably into a darkness that stretches back to the dawn of the jazz age... ''
Mark Chadbourn The Devil In Green Gollancz 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''A new Dark Age of superstition has fallen across the land. Faced with the sudden of magic, ancient gods and mythic creatures, our modern, technological society has crumbled... cities lie devastated, communications are limited, anarchy rages across he land... ''
Mark Chadbourn The Queen of Sinister Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, boards a little rubbed and one spot on top page edges else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 10.00 ''With the sudden return of magic, our modern, technological society has crumbled. Cities lie in ruins, communications are limited. Ancient Gods and mythic creatures rage across the land, but in this new order good and evil are never quite as they appear. Welcome to Britain's new Dark Age... ''
Jack L. Chalker The Four Lords of the Diamond Doubleday (S.F.B.C.) 1983 First Edition in Hardback & First Combined Edition First Printing (Code N07 on P. 754 = Feb. 1983) Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket 10.00 ''The assignment was irresistible. Four Lords of the Diamond. Four keys to an enigma that could spell the end of humanity. Four enormously powerful, clever people to kill... ''
Anne Chamberlain The Merlin of St. Gilles' Well Book 1 of the Joan of Arc Tapestries Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the true story of Joan of Arc. The saga of her rise from obscurity to lead the armies of France... Joan's astounding destiny was predicted by ancient prophecies attributed to none other than Merlin himself... ''
Stephen Chambers Hope's War Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''For the city of Hope, stability is a memory... Vel, the new and very reluctant young king, has unintentionally prompted a bloody civil war... Against the backdrop of social and political anarchy and widespread starvation, Vel must make the dangerous journey... finds... a powerful kind of computer-based portal into the future... '' The author’s first book.
A. Bertram Chandler Bring Back Yesterday Volume 3 in The Rim World series Allison & Busby 1981 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the flaps partly browned. With Publisher's Review Slip 7.50 ''Oversleeping after a night ashore with the gorgeous llona, Petersen, second mate... misses his return flight and loses his job with Trans-Galactic Clippers. But almost at once he is recruited by a private eye to investigate the mysterious activities on the planet Wenceslaus, where a mad scientist and his beautiful daughter have developed a way of manipulating time...''
A. Bertram Chandler The Galactic Rim Set Allison & Busby 1981-2 First UK and Hardback Editions First Printings & Thus (Except The Rim of Space - earlier version published by Avalon Books in 1961) Bruised at top and/or base of spines and top page edges of 1 & 2 lightly foxed else Fine books in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 20.00 Allison & Busby intended to print all of A. Bertram Chandler's Rimrunners series - but only produced the first four...
A. Bertram Chandler The Rim of Space Volume 1 in The Rim World series Allison & Busby 1981 First UK Hardback Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and corners else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip 7.50 ''... The hero, Derek Calver, joins the Rimrunners aboard the aptly named spaceship Forlorn Bitch... Travelling through the darkness and loneliness... they encounter hostility, espionage, space ghosts and storms, which test their comradeship to the limit...''
Vera Chapman The Enchantresses Gollancz 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Ygraine, the beautiful Duchess of Cornwall, once inflamed the lust of a king, Uther Pendragon, and of him and sorcerous trickery was born Arthur... But Ygraine's husband, Duke Gorlais, had given her there daughters, Arthur's half-sisters... Morgause... Vivian... and Morgan... born into witchcraft, and it falls to Merlin to educate them... ''
Suzy McKee Charnas (Also As Rebecca Brand) Dorothea Dreams Arbor House 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket a little eroded at the top of the front fold. 5.00 Clute - ''... a ghost story in which modern Albuquerque, New Mexico (where the author lives), intersects with Revolutionary France, bringing its protagonist sharply into an awareness of her human obligations to the world... ''
C. J. Cherryh Chanur's Legacy Daw 1992 First Edition First Printing Lower corners bruised and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... Hilfy Chanur is captain of her own vessel, Chanur's Legacy. It should have been an ideal existence for Hilfy, her fondest dream fulfilled. But instead, the young captain finds herself more and more deeply entangled in seemingly insoluble problems... ''
C. J. Cherryh Cloud's Rider Warner 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... returns to the universe she created in... Rider at the Gate. Here a fragile human colony struggles in a world of telepathic predators and scavengers. Here illusions can destroy and emotions can kill. Here only the Riders, bonded to the alien nighthorses, can protect humanity... ''
C. J. Cherryh Conspirator Daw 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 10.00 ''The civil war among the alien atevi has ended... But... the danger... rebels pose is far from over.. ''
C. J. Cherryh Defender Daw 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket, with a small wear-spot near the top of the rear fold 7.50 ''It has been over two centuries since the starship Phoenix disappeared into space, leaving an isolated colony of humans to fend for themselves on the world of the alien atevi... ''
C. J. Cherryh Explorer Daw 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the lower tips of the folds. 7.50 ''It has been nearly ten years since the starship Phoenix returned... to the world of the alien atevi... humans and atevi have shared a fragile coexistence... The unexpected return... has forever changed the lives of both atevi and Mospheirans... on his deathbed the senior captain of the Phoenix admits that he lied... ''
C. J. Cherryh Hammerfall Eos 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... Marak has suffered the madness his entire life. He is a prince and warrior, strong and shrewd and expert in the ways of his planet... he has dedicated his life to overthrowing the Ila, the mysterious eternal dictator of his world. For years he has successfully hidden the visions that plague him... '' First in the Gene Wars SF Series
C. J. Cherryh Hellburner Warner 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, a few page corners lightly curled/bumped and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Pollarde finds himself stranded on the Sol II battle installation without... orders, I.D., and possessions... he discovers... He's been named as next-of-kin to a man he never wanted to even see again... a young pilot who attracts crises like dead flesh draws flies... ''
C. J. Cherryh Lois & Clark A Superman Novel Boxtree 1996 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 and rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Even Superman can't be everywhere at once. As he struggles desperately half a world away to save a village threatened by a bursting dam, Lois throws herself into the rescue effort at the collapsed hotel - and emerges a hero... Recognised everywhere and hounded constantly by the press, nothing in her life will ever be the same again... including her relationship with Clark Kent... ''
C. J. Cherryh Rider At The Gate Warner 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''A grief-haunted horseman on a suicide mission to avenge his dead lover, a boy on a quest to prove his worth and find his destiny; a saga of tragedy and loyalty in a place of stark, wild beauty and unbearable, maddening terror... ''
C. J. Cherryh Tripoint Warner 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the plastic lamination pulling away from the embossed letters 5.00 ''... Tom is trapped, destination unknown, on a starship speeding him away from all he has known, with no hope of rescue or return... held prisoner by a crew fanatically loyal to Tom's sworn enemy. The man who, decades before, battered and violently raped Tom's mother. Austin Bowe. Tom Hawkins's father... ''
C. J. Cherryh Yvgenie Methuen 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket 5.00 ''C. J. Cherryh brings the trilogy that began with Rusalka and Chernevog to a close with a tale of love and despair, longing and fulfillment, black magic and a final miraculous granting of wishes and reconciliation.''
R. W. Chetwynd-Hayes Kepple Hale 1992 First Edition First Printing (Library binding - Blue leather-look boards, silver lettering) Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 7.50 ''A mysterious criminal organisation known to the underworld as The Management, have engaged an American hit-man - Kepple - to terminate certain wealthy businessmen...there is no record of Kepple's birth or any kind of official records... As the violence escalates it becomes clear that Man has created Kepple after his own image... ''
R. W. Chetwynd-Hayes The Brats A Novel of the Future Kimber 1979 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a tiny print chip at top of spine panel adjacent to the rear panel. 5.00 ''The big blow-up had taken place twenty-five years before... Brats were sub human hairless creatures that hunted in packs... the oldies could no longer reproduce their own kind... What the solution is, and whether it represents anarchy or order, salvation or destruction, is Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes' absorbing and riveting theme for this outstanding novel of the future.''
Mike Chinn The Paladin Mandates Alchemy Press 1998 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book Illustrated by Bob Covington 4.00 Mixing in generous dollops of The Scorpion, The Shadow and Dominic Fortune, with a childhood fascination for old airplanes which he never outgrew, a taste for 30's detective fiction, and the simple desire to tell a creepy tale - Good Evening, Princess; I've Got You Under My Skin; Ace In The Hole; You Ought To Be In Pictures; Racketeer's Blues and Song Of The Dawn
Deborah Christian Mainline Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''... Before birth Reva was exposed to a bizarre alien force that changed her genetic makeup and gave her the unique ability to see different lines of causality... When she chooses any one of them, the other possibilities fade... She uses this special talent as an assassin for hire - slipping in and out of realities... '' The author's first book.
John Churchward (W. J. Baker) What Beck'ning Ghost New English Library 1975 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket, with the spine panel very lightly faded and the upper front fold tip a little rubbed. 10.00 ''Who are the ghosts of Silver Lane Mill Cottage? And why so persistent in their visitations? Jim Blake... is determined to find out... he finds himself back... in the middle of the nineteenth century... James Blake was none other than his own great-great grandfather... past and present become inextricably mixed... ''
Simon Clark Darker Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and across lower edge of rear board and page edges a little browned and marked else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 35.00 ''Video scriptwriter Richard Young is looking forward to a week at home with his wife Christine and their four-year-old daughter Amy. He thinks it's going to be a pleasant time of barbecues and lazy summer days. It isn't. IT'S GOING TO BE HELL... ''
Simon Clark In This Skin Hale 2004 First Edition First Printing Lower corner tips bruised else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Two teenage runaways... are desperate for a place of safety. Fate takes the to the Luxor which has been sealed from the outside world for decades... people are drawn here against their will... there is a pathway on the old dance floor leading to a fabulous world beyond this one. Only the path isn't just one way...
Simon Clark Judas Tree Hodder & Stoughton 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 10.00 ''... Voros should be an idyllic, peaceful place. Here there are no road, no towns, only the Judas tree which grows in astonishing profusion... But the island is not what it appears... Something unexpected haunts Voros. A something Amelia cannot see, but a something that has a power to shape events, to invade lives and to make people do strange, sometimes frightening things... ''..
Simon Clark King Blood Hodder & Stoughton 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, page edges browned, a couple of page corners lightly creased and 9 or 10 pages lightly spotted with ?oil? - Very Good book in slightly creased Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 15.00 ''... Rick Kennedy feels good. Tonight there's going to be the party of the summer... And this is the night that Rick encounters the mysterious stranger in the wood... Soon he wakes to find 30,000 refugees... running for their lives... The ground heats up... Roads melt. Cities erupt in flame. Lakes boil... ''
Simon Clark Stranger Hale 2002 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a long (ca. 60mm) tear at the base of the front panel, with a pin-head loss. 4.00 ''An ocean of humanity runs from a devastating force... Sullivan town remains one of the last enclaves of civilisation... Greg... has lost his city home, and his mother and sister... on the gruelling journey... humanity is undergoing a strange and terrifying transformation... a new species of human being... ''
Simon Clark The Night Of The Triffids Hodder & Stoughton 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the story twenty-five years later... Throughout the world... colonies struggle for survival, while the indefatigable triffid plant continues its march, seemingly intent on wiping out humankind. In the 29th year... David Masen, the now grown-up son of Bill, wakes one morning to discover the world has been mysteriously plunged into darkness... ''
Simon Clark Vampyrrhic Hodder & Stoughton 1998 First Edition Second Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, torn and creased Dust Jacket with a small triangular chip near the top of the spine and the spine panel a little faded 4.00 ''... Not far from the coastal town of Whitby is Leppington... beneath Leppington's streets terrifying creatures stir, They are driven by ancient passion that has become obsession. They are united in their burning hunger. They share an unending craving. They are Nosferatu... ''
Simon Clark Vampyrrhic Rites Hodder & Stoughton 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... They didn't want it to happen... but David Leppington, Bernice Mochardi and Electra Charnwood are drawn together once more to face the vampiric creatures that are Nosferatu: the undead. The desolate North Yorkshire Moors have held their secret for more than a thousand years... ''
Arthur C. Clarke 2010 Odyssey Two Granada 1982 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Second State with Author's name spelled correctly) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the price removed 7.50 ''Out among the moons of Jupiter, the empty spaceship Discovery and the enigmatic alien monolith still float in the silent depths of space... To them comes the Leonov... on a mission of investigation and recovery... ''
Arthur C. Clarke 2010 Odyssey Two Granada 1982 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges a little marked and age-darkened else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket, with a little wear at the tips of the folds The very scarce first state - withdrawn because the author's name was misspelled on the tit 40.00 ''Out among the moons of Jupiter, the empty spaceship Discovery and the enigmatic alien monolith still float in the silent depths of space... To them comes the Leonov... on a mission of investigation and recovery... ''
Arthur C. Clarke Against The Fall Of Night/Beyond The Fall Of Night Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and one tiny fleck and a light bump to the page fore-edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Compliments Slip 5.00 ''... the story of a young man, Alvin... born in the enclosed city of Diaspar... not... the only city left on an Earth turned to desert. There is another city... In Benford's sequel Alvin's discoveries have lead to a renaissance... But along with creativity, evil has returned to the Earth.''
Arthur C. Clarke Childhood's End Sidgwick & Jackson 1954 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Later Issue Binding - Yellow Boards) Bruised at top and base of spine, boards lightly marked, old price on front fixed end paper crossed out in biro and page edges lightly browned and marked - Very Good book 25.00 Clute - ''... in which the children of humankind's last generation reach Transcendence under the tutelage of satanic-seeming aliens, eventually to fuse with a cosmic overmind (see Omega Point) an apotheosis which is forever to be denied both to their ordinary human parents and to the alien tutors.''
Arthur C. Clarke Cradle Warner 1988 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket, with a couple of short tears at the base of the front panel 5.00 ...a spine-tingling modern adventure of suspense, intrigue, and passionate drama... from the unguessable past to the edge of tomorrow, from the vast ocean of stars to the bottom of the sea... ''
Arthur C. Clarke Expedition To Earth Sidgwick & Jackson 1954 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, spine and boards a little bruised and faded and spine gilt lettering dulled, boards slightly bowed and page edges lightly browned - Near Very Good book 4.00 Eleven Short Stories (Three of which had their titles changed from the US Edition): Second Dawn; ''If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth ...''; Breaking Strain; Expedition to Earth; Superiority; Nemesis; Hide-and-Seek; Encounter in the Dawn; Loophole; Inheritance; The Sentinel
Arthur C. Clarke Prelude To Space Sidgwick & Jackson 1953 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback, Thus and First Printing (Bound in Red Cloth) Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine and page edges and end papers lightly browned - Good to Very Good Book 10.00 ''... the story behind the launching of the first rocket-ship to the moon... ''
Arthur C. Clarke Prelude To Space Sidgwick & Jackson 1953 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback, Thus and First Printing (Bound in Red Cloth) Bruised at top and bruised and lightly rubbed at base of spine, cloth dulled, and page edges marked - Very Good book in slightly worn, torn and creased Dust Jacket, worn and frayed at the top of the spine With Publisher's Compliments' Slip 55.00 ''... the story behind the launching of the first rocket-ship to the moon... ''
Arthur C. Clarke Rama II Gollancz 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket with a little erosion at the top of the front fold. 4.00 ''... set in 2200, four years after a second approaching spacecraft has been detected, Earth is ready to mount an expedition which may answer some of the questions posed by Rama... ''
Arthur C. Clarke Rama Revealed Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 15.00 ''... the greatest adventure of all the Rama cycle, a story of massive scope and extraordinary revelations - and a superb climax to the series that began with... the only sf novel ever to scoop all the major awards.''
Arthur C. Clarke The Fountains Of Paradise Gollancz 1979 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, upper and lower few mm of boards faded (as usual) and faint board sunning through Dust Jacket and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, lightly browned, unpriced, Dust Jacket, with a hint of wear at the base of 7.50 Clute - ''...tells of the construction on Earth of a space elevator 36,000 km high, and combines ACC's favourite themes of technological evolution and mankind's apotheosis with moving directness; it is the most considerable work of the latter part of ACC's career... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Ghost From The Grand Banks Bantam 1990 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with the lamination loosening around the cover's embossed letters. 5.00 ''In the decade before the centennial of the 1912 sinking of the Titanic, two of the world's most powerful corporations... race to find a way to raise - and then preserve - the doomed luxurious ocean liner... the biggest worldwide story of the century... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Hammer Of God Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, around 25mm of one page edges creased and a little rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a short tear and some associated creasing at the lower edge of the rear panel 4.00 ''It is the twenty-second century. The moon is colonised and on Mars the pioneers live in domes... an amateur astronomer is the first to spot a previously uncharted asteroid... heading into the solar system... they give it a name filled with foreboding. Kali: the Hindu goddess of destruction...''
Arthur C. Clarke The Light of Other Days Voyager 2000 First Edition in the UK First Printing Lower spine corners slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Review card from HarperCollins 10.00 ''... Hiram Patterson, head of the giant media corporation OurWorld, launches the greatest communication revolution in history. With OurWorld's development of wormhole technology, any point in space can be connected to any other, faster than the speed of light... Then WormCams are made to work across time as well as space... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Light of Other Days Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''... tells the tale of what happens when a brilliant, driven industrialist harnesses quantum physics to enable people everywhere to see one another at all times: around every corner, through every wall, into everyone's most private, hidden, and even intimate moments. This new technology amounts to the sudden and complete abolition of human privacy, forever... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Other Side Of The Sky Gollancz 1961 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, faint damp-marking at lower edge of boards and page edges lightly browned and marked - Very Good book in like Dust Jacket, with a little chipping/loss at corners/spine ends and the spine panel darkened. 30.00 Twenty-four science fiction short stories, from The Nine Billion Names of God to The Song of Distant Earth, written between 1947-1957
Arthur C. Clarke The Sands of Mars Sidgwick & Jackson 1951 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, previous owner's name on front free end paper and page edges browned - Near Very Good Book 7.50 Clute - ''... in effect... optimistic propaganda for science... with human problems rather mechanically worked out against a background of scientific discovery. In this category of his early work, it was with the science that Clarke's imagination flared into life... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Trigger Voyager 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Jeffrey Horton of Terabyte Laboratories is the brilliant, driven and idealistic scientist responsible for the discovery of the Trigger... his prototype, when fired up for the first time, triggered all nearby explosive material. In that moment, an end to the power of the gun became feasible. In future, a firearm - or a bomb - could be made powerless to harm the innocent... ''
Susanna Clarke The Ladies Of Grace Adieu and other stories Bloomsbury 2006 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in lightly rubbed decorated boards - as issued 7.50 Short stories set in the world of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, showing that witchery is not restricted to the gentlemen... The Ladies Of Grace Adieu; On Lickerish Hill; Mrs Mabb; The Duke of Wellington Misplaces His Horse; Mr Simonelli or The Fairy Widower; Tom Brightwind... ; Antickes and Frets and John Uskglass and the Cumbrian Charcoal Burner.
Jo Clayton Drum Warning Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Iomard and Glandair, two worlds which exist in separate universes, are connected by magical forces beyond the control of even the strongest sorcerer. As they move closer together, conditions on both worlds become increasingly chaotic. The Drums of Chaos rumble in the background... '' Book One of The Drums of Chaos
Douglas Clegg The Vampiricon The Queen Of Wolves Ace 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Aleric has lived many lives: the bastard son of a witch mother; Falconer, who could speak to the birds... the vampyre who became a Priest of the Blood and a messiah to his kind. Now, he must become something even greater - and more terrible... '' Third in the trilogy
Hal Clement (Harry Clement Stubbs) Cycle Of Fire Gollancz 1964 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, label glue residue on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned - Very Good to Near Fine book in slightly browned and worn Dust Jacket, with a tear at the top of the front flap and a small erosion at the 100.00 ''... Imagine a planet that has two suns; a red dwarf and a blue giant. And because their orbits are eccentric, the environment of the planet is subject to fantastic changes... And yet on this planet there is life... '' Scarce
John Clute Appleseed Orbit 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page. 7.50 ''It is the dawn of the fourth millennium, and for trader Nathanael Freer it is business as usual. Tile Dance, his ship, is in the safe hands of an Al with two minds and a krewe of helpers. And his latest commission... is routine enough... But.. A galaxy-wide data plague is infecting the spiral arm of local stars all the way from Old Earth... ''
J. Maclaren Cobben Master of his Fate Greenhill 1987 Page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... what if the vital forces could be transmitted from one person to another? Could this make the recipient immortal? And what was the terrible secret that tormented Lefevre's friend... ? Published in 1890... skilfully built crescendo of tension and mystery... ''
Michael Cobley Seeds Of Earth Book 1 of Humanity's Fire Orbit 2009 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by the Author & With Publisher's Promotional Sheet 7.50 ''The first intelligent species to encounter Mankind attacked without warning and swarmed locust-like through the solar system. Merciless. Relentless. Unstoppable... Earth's last, desperate roll of the die was to send out three colony ships, seeds of Earth, to different parts of the galaxy... ''
Steve Cockayne Wanderers and Islanders Legends of the Land: Book One Orbit 2002 First Edition First Printing Edges slightly rubbed, else Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''In the secluded house, an invisible presence watches over Victor Lazarus as he carries out the instructions of an unknown benefactor... Rusty Brown encounters a strange girl who tells him a secret that will haunt... Leonardo Pegasus tinkers with the Multiple Empathy Engine... Three tales beautifully intertwined... a wonderfully original novel of magic and mystery... ''
Virginia Coffman The Vampyre of Moura Severn House 1997 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Anne must come to grips with the ghosts of her own memories, as well as the strangely disturbing aura at Moura... While starving and desperate wolves prowl just beyond the doors, more sinister events occur within. And despite her revulsion towards the Maitre, Anne is irresistibly drawn to him, mesmerised by his unnatural powers... ''
Adrian Cole A Place Among The Fallen Allen & Unwin 1986 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in lightly browned and slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a little damp-marking inside the lower edge of the rear panel (no show-through) Signed and Personalised by the Author on 7.50 ''In the world of Omara, belief in the power of gods and magic is punishable by death... Yet into this world comes magic incarnate in the form of Korbillian... From its explosive beginning in the storm-racked fishing village of Sundhaven, to the climactic battle on the grim plateau... a splendidly-woven tapestry illustrating the use and abuse of power... ''
Allan Cole Kingdoms Of The Night Del Rey 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and faint line across top page edges else Fine book in Dust Jacket slightly worn at the top of the spine panel. 4.00 ''Amalric Antero, adventurer and confidant of kings, had grown old before his time... But then a mysterious figure intruded on his winter years... to issue a challenge... the real Far Kingdoms... had yet to be found, and only she knew where that realm of myth lay... ''
Allan Cole The Timura Trilogy Volume 1 When The Gods Slept Hodder & Stoughton 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Safar is a gentle lad, so troubled by his growing magical abilities that he determines to turn his back on the world of sorcery.; then the fates intervene... an epic adventure in which Protarus will carve out the mightiest empire in history... ''
Allan Cole The Timura Trilogy Volume 2 Wolves of the Gods Hodder 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Safar Timura thinks he is safe... Then his mountain paradise is invaded by four giant wolves - shape changers - intent on murdering him and everyone he knows and loves... ''
Allan Cole The Warrior's Tale Legend 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned, foxed and marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a short (1-2 mm) tear at the base of the rear fold . 4.00 ''Embroiled in mighty skeins of magic, the Archons of Lycanth plot once again to conquer Orissa, home of Almaric Antero. Almaric's return from the fabled Far Kingdoms with tomes of arcane sorcery had stymied their plans, but now their own new-found magic contends for mastery... But wars are not won by magic alone... ''
Eoin Colfer And Another Thing... Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Part Six of Three Michael Joseph 2009 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 ''An Englishman's continuing search through space and time for a decent cup of tea... ''
Eoin Colfer And Another Thing... Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Part Six of Three Michael Joseph 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Set of 6 Postcards advertising the Series - with DON'T PANIC band 6.00 ''An Englishman's continuing search through space and time for a decent cup of tea... ''
Bridget Collins The Binding Borough Press/HarperCollins 2019 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 10.00 ''Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. he will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice - but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse.. He will learn to hand-craft beautiful volumes, and within each he will capture something unique and extraordinary... ''
Nancy A. Collins Nameless Sins Gauntlet 1994 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author and all contributors (No. 399/500) Slightly bumped at base of spine and a few page edges no longer quite parallel else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket and Box Cover Illustration by Joe Christ 25.00 Introduction by Joe R. Lansdale; Afterword by Neil Gaiman, 24 stories under the headings Scary Monsters and Super-Freaks; Sex 'N Death 'N Stuff and Southern Discomfort
Nancy A. Collins The Tortuga Hill Gang's Last Ride: The True Story Roadkill Press 1991 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (Paper) (No. 194/500) Fine book Illustrated by Timothy Standish 7.50 25 page centre-stapled booklet. ''Maybe you heard of me. I used to be famous in a round-about fashion. But that was a long time ago, and the missus don't like me talking bout the old days, so's most folks here abouts don't know I was ever anything but a dry goods merchant who come West for his health... ''
David Guy Compton (Also as Guy Compton & Frances Lynch) Farewell, Earth's Bliss Hodder & Stoughton 1966 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly browned and rubbed Dust Jacket with the original price overstickered by the publisher. 10.00 ''... Mars... a latter-day convict settlement... On board an obsolete ship from the regular Moon run twenty-four deportees arrive at their destination... The reception party... is not welcoming... the deportees find their earth-shaped personalities violently wrenched into new patterns... ''
David Guy Compton (Also as Guy Compton & Frances Lynch) Justice City Gollancz 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''...D. G. Compton has given us a brilliantly complex mystery, set ten minutes into the future, and with a hard political edge... ''
David Guy Compton Nomansland Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few top page corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a small wear spot at the base of the folds. With Publisher's review slip 5.00 ''... a convincing world of the near future that challenges all our gender-based assumptions. It also tells, in touchingly human terms, a tough, fast-moving tale of corruption and murder... ''
David Guy Compton Ragnarok Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's review slip 4.00 Clute - ''a near-future cautionary tale in a traditional vein: a scientist threatens to end human civilization unless peace is declared... ''
David Guy Compton (Also as Guy Compton & Frances Lynch) Scudder's Game Kerosina 1988 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No 173/250) Fine book in like Dust Jacket and slightly rubbed box. 20.00 ''...In his vividly realised novel of the near future D. G. Compton charts the growth of CHI and the bland, idyllic world they engineered. Too idyllic for some; for beneath the surface darker forces were at work. At their heart Scudder Laznett; brilliant, irascible, uncompromising... The result was quietly horrifying...'' With an additional hardbound booklet - Radio Plays
Michael Conner Archangel Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 ''...an alternate... Minneapolis, in the late 1920's, after a decade of devastating plague.... that is destroying the civilised world... Danny Constantine, a young newspaper photographer, discovers a weird series of murders that look like the work of a vampire... ''
John Connolly Night Music: Nocturnes Volume 2 Hodder & Stoughton 2015 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, rubbed/slightly worn at the fold tips 7.50 ''... tales of the supernatural... stories of the monstrous for dark winter nights... fables of fantastic libraries and haunted books... a tender account of love after death... a frank, personal and revealing account of the author's affection for myths of ghosts and demons... a collection that will surprise, delight - and terrify... ''
Storm Constantine Sea Dragon Heir Gollancz 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a hit of wear at the tips of the folds. 5.00 ''... In the land of Caradore, the ruling family, the Palindrakes, are under siege from the emperor, who seeks the powers and ancient wisdom which are channelled to the eldest son of each generation through the sea dragons. Valgraven Palindrake ... is forced to submit to a rite which surrenders his heritage... ''
Storm Constantine Sign For The Sacred Headline 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & a few page corner tips, & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The Church of Ixmarity is under siege - the followers of the maverick prophet Resenence Jeopardy are winning new converts daily and their heresy threatens the state itself, as well as the wealth and position of those who govern it, particularly the ecclesiarch, Wilfish Implexion. Implexion is determined to stamp out the Jeopardites by any means at his disposal... ''
Storm Constantine Thin Air Warner 1999 First Edition First Printing (Paper) One light front covers crease and edges/corners lightly rubbed else Fine book 3.00 ''Dex has made it. A wildly innovative rock star with a conscience and screw-you persona, his fans adore him... Jay - a music journalist... taken by surprise... fall in love... Dex disappears... weeks turn into months... Jay hears rumours that Dex has been spotted, and she finds herself drawn inexorably back into the dark heart of his world... ''
C. Everett Cooper (Robert Reginald/Michael Burgess) Up Your Asteroid! A Science Fiction Farce Borgo Press 1977 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Upper rear corner slightly bumped, covers a little rubbed - Near Fine A5 Centre-stapled booklet 3.00 ''Once upon a time to come, a little girl lived down the lane from... the peanut factory. Her name was Miss Vajinah Wolfe... mother died... in the peanut fields... father was... the famous turkey baron... who boasted of having his Missouri Fried Turkey franchises in every hovel and chapel in the universe... '' Pastiche
Colin Cooper Dargason Dobson 1977 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly creased and browned Dust Jacket with the price removed and the Publisher's £3.95 pricing sticker on the front flap 5.00 ''Music... Under its influence ordinary music-lovers find themselves performing extraordinary actions, aggressive and amatory by turns... Franklin Digby, a lesser critic, stumbles across the key and immediately finds himself in trouble... there is more to this music than meets the ear... ''
Edmund Cooper (Also as Richard Avery) Five To Twelve Hodder & Stoughton 1968 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges badly foxed and lightly browned else Fine book in worn, marked and creased Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''Towards the end of the twenty-first century, as an apparently irreversible side effect of new forms of birth control, men are heavily outnumbered by women... reducing men to chattels. Dion Quern... hates the woman-dominated society... a series of grotesque... adventures to bring about its downfall... ''
Edmund Cooper (Also as Richard Avery) The Overman Culture Putnam 1972 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges slightly foxed else Fine book in like, lightly browned, Dust Jacket, slightly rubbed at the extremities. Signed by the Author on the Title Page 20.00 ''Time seems to have run amok. London is governed by Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill, and populated by young people called 'fragiles' and others called 'drybones' because the do not bleed. The young fragiles come to realise that they are the last of their kind... '' Signed Edmund Cooper books are very uncommon.
Louise Cooper The Spiral Garden British Fantasy Society 2000 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine book. 4.00 Collects five of her fantasy stories - one previously unpublished. Introduction by Diana Wynne Jones, Cry; The Spiral Garden; His True and Only Wife; The Birthday Battle; St. Gumper's Feast and Bibliography.
Paul Cornell The Severed Streets Tor (UK) 2014 First Edition First Printing Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket, with a small wear spot at the base of the rear fold. 5.00 ''... London: a city in turmoil... The bodies of rich white men are found in circumstances similar to those that set London awash with fear... the Whitechapel murders. Even with their abilities to see the supernatural, accepting that Jack the Ripper is back from the dead is a tough ask... '' His second urban fantasy novel, following London Falling
Bernard Cornwell The Warlord Chronicles Michael Joseph 1995-7 (Vols. 1 & 2 First, Vol. 3 6th Printing) Vols. 2 & 3 bruised at top and base of spines and vol. 3 lower rear corner bruised else Fine copies in like Dust Jackets with small bump to centre of rear panel of vol. 1 and a little wear at lower rear corner of vol. 2.. 30.00 ''These are the tales of the last days before the great darkness descended. These are the tales of the Lost Lands, the country that was once ours but which our enemies now call England. these are the tales of Arthur, the Warlord, the King that Never Was, the Enemy of God and... the best man I ever knew... ''
Bernard Cornwell Vagabond HarperCollins 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the second book of The Grail Quest series... ''
Douglas Coupland Hey, Nostradamus Flamingo 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Limited State - Issued Without Dust Jacket No. 19/150 Fine Hardback Uncorrected Proof. Signed by the Author on a label fixed to the Title Page 15.00 ''Cheryl Anyway... was pregnant, but she isn't any longer. The morning she went into school to tell her boyfriend... Jason that... was the last morning she spent alive... Moving between the present and all-too-clear memories of the school shootings and their aftermath... perhaps his most soulful, piercing and searching story yet.''
Richard Cowper Clone Doubleday 1973 First Edition in the US First Printing (O27 0n P. 200 = Luly '73) Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed ajnd marked Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''Can four clones, saint-like, with perfect eidetic memories and rather plain features, find happiness in the brutish world of 2072?... A delightfully humorous (and at times bitingly satirical) free-for-all through the inevitable red tape of the future.''
Richard Cowper Kuldesak Doubleday 1972 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and boards slightly damp-marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Mel was different from other Roamers. He was always asking questions: Why are men forbidden from the upper Levels? What is 'Outside'? What is the difference between Roamers and Plants? Why are man's numbers shrinking The answer was always 'Godswill' But who was God, and where did he get his authority?... ''
Richard Cowper The Road To Corlay Gollancz 1978 First Edition First Printing Front free end paper lightly foxed else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... returns to the world described in his story 'Piper At The Gates of Dawn'... It is more than a thousand years in the future. The sea level has risen dividing Britain into seven Kingdoms; technology has regressed to primitive levels... the martyrdom of Tom the boy piper... eighteen years have passed... ''
Richard Cowper (John Middleton Murry, [Jr.] - also as Colin Murry) The Web Of The Magi and Other Stories Gollancz 1980 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly marked Fine book in like, price-clipped, price-stickered, Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Four stories examining first encounters with other intelligent life, an apparently paranormal phenomenon which proves to have an even stranger scientific explanation and an adventure fantasy where a Victorian Army officer discovers a cult in Asia Minor whose members literally tend and spin the loom of human destiny... '' Drink Me, Francesca, The Attleborough Poltergeist, Out There Where The Big Ships Go and The Web Of The Magi
Paul Crilley Poison City Hodder & Stoughton 2016 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised and lightly rubbed at top and base of spine and corners lightly rubbed and faint mark on front panel else Fine book. 7.50 ''... I work for the... occult investigative unit of the South African Police Service. My life revolves around two things - finding out who killed my daughter and imagining what I'm going to do to the bastard when I catch him... the dog, my magical spirit guide. He talks. He's an alcoholic. And he's a mean drunk... ''
Justin Cronin The City of Mirrors Orion 2016 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Letter 25.00 ''The plague that almost ended humanity is finally over. For a new generation of children, the once feared virals have begin to seem almost like imaginary monsters... For Alicia, however... the voice... is leading her towards... New York... the final refuge of Zero... the nightmare can never truly be over until he is destroyed... ''
Justin Cronin The Passage Orion 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing Lower rear cover corner creased, corner tips slightly rubbed and eroded, light damp-marking to inside edge of front cover (no show-through) and page edges slightly marked - Very Good to Near Fine Uncorrected Bound Manuscript Proof. 20.00 ''Deep in the jungles of eastern Columbia, Professor Jonas Lear has finally found what he's been searching for - and wishes to God he hadn't, In Memphis... a six-year-old girl called Amy... wonders why her mother has abandoned her... in Nevada, a convicted murderer called Giles Babcock has the same strange nightmare, over and over again... ''
Justin Cronin The Passage Orion 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Deep in the jungles of eastern Columbia, Professor Jonas Lear has finally found what he's been searching for - and wishes to God he hadn't, In Memphis... a six-year-old girl called Amy... wonders why her mother has abandoned her... in Nevada, a convicted murderer called Giles Babcock has the same strange nightmare, over and over again... ''
John Crowley Aegypt Gollancz 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing Small speck on top page edges and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the upper tip of the folds 25.00 ''... a complex and extraordinary novel ranging over centuries of know and unknown history... historian Pierce Moffett... investigations into the secret histories of the world... lead him to theorise the existence of Aegypt... a country of the imagination... which is the source of mystic knowledge... ''
John Crowley Beasts Doubleday 1976 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, top page edges foxed and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of fading to the extreme spine edge of the front panel and a hint of wear to the lower front fold tip. 10.00 ''Against the charged and anarchic atmosphere of a fragmented America in the not-too-distant future, to events unfold... inexorably marking the fall of man... and the rise of the animal kingdom... ''
John Crowley Little, Big Gollancz 1982 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Ex. Public Library with stamps, plate removed from front free end paper , boards worn, pages marked - ?Poor Book in slightly torn and creased Dust Jacket a little eroded at corners and with the lamination crinkled (but still with £8.95 net on front flap.) 20.00 ''Every few years a novel appears which is so unique that it defies comparison. Little, Big is such a book... '' Clute - ''...can be read as a kind of summae theologica of modern fantasy, not solely because of its encircling complexities but because it arguably represents an attempt at marrying UK/European and US ways of apprehending the relationship between the otherworld and mundane reality... ''
John Crowley Little, Big Gollancz 1982 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Trade Paper) Rear cover slightly creased and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book 20.00 ''... how an American architect meets and falls in love with an English woman... It is for her that he builds the fantastic house Edgewood, and there they and their descendants live out lives touched with mystery and enchantment... ''
John Crowley The Deep New English Library 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges browned (as usual) else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket Wrap-around Jacket Illustration by Wayne Anderson 85.00 ''... a world supported by a huge pillar which is poised in the centre of the vast and mysterious Deep. In this world the Protectors own the land and are constantly feuding with the Just who wish to return the land to the Folk... the 'neutral' Grays preserve the ancient, unfathomable teachings handed down from the beginning of time... '' This edition very scarce.
Brian Cullen The Valley of Shadows Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Boards slightly rubbed else Fine book in Dust Jacket with two small spots of wear at the base of the spine With Publisher's News Sheet 5.00 ''After months of searching, the Seekers think they may have come to the end of their search for the Chalice of Fire... But the way is overrun with bloodthirsty vampires and morbid creatures of the night... '' Sequel to Seekers of the Chalice
Seamus Cullen (????) Astra And Flondrix Allen Lane 1976 First Edition First Printing Page edges foxed else Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket 10.00 Clute - ''...a relatively rare presentation of eroticism in fantasy. The king of a fantasyland kingdom on post-holocaust earth impregnates his elf bride; their son Flondrix matures into a shapeshifter and sexual athlete, and inadvertently awakens a malign sleeper... ''
Roald Dahl Kiss Kiss Michael Joseph 1960 First Edition in the UK Second Impression Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine and lowest mm of spine light faded, gift inscription on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned - Very Good book in worn, torn, rear-reinforced and lightly browned, creased and marked Dust Ja 20.00 Eleven inimitable stories: The Landlady; William and Mary; The Way Up To Heaven; Parson's Pleasure; Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat; Royal Jelly; Georgy Porgy; Genesis and Catastrophe; Edward the Conqueror; Pig; The Champion of the World
Roald Dahl Someone Like You Michael Joseph 1961 First UK Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners a little rubbed and page edges browned Very Good book 7.50 Fifteen Stories: Taste; Lamb to the Slaughter; Man from the South; The Soldier; My Lady Love, My Dove; Dip in the Pool; Galloping Foxley; Skin; Poison; The Wish; Neck; The Sound Machine; Nunc Dimittis; The Great Automatic Grammatisator; Claud's Dog.
G. W. Dahlquist The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters Viking 2007 First Combined Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a few pages lightly rubbed else Fine book in plastic Dust Jacket, with a ragged 'signed by the author' sticker, a couple of tiny splits and a long (ca 4 cm) split at the base of the front fold Signed by the Aut 15.00 ''... Miss Temple didn't come to the city for an adventure - she came to find a husband... when her fiancé, Roger Bascombe threw her over for no apparent reason, Miss Temple decided to find out why....Cardinal Chang, so thoroughly disreputable that he has been hired to kill a man, is disconcerted to find his masked target has already been assassinated... ''
Gordon Dahlquist The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters Viking 2007 First Combined Edition in the UK First Printing (John Crace - No. 27/100) A few page corner tips bruised else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 10.00 ''... Miss Temple didn't come to the city for an adventure - she came to find a husband... when her fiancé, Roger Bascombe threw her over for no apparent reason, Miss Temple decided to find out why....Cardinal Chang, so thoroughly disreputable that he has been hired to kill a man, is disconcerted to find his masked target has already been assassinated... ''
Kara Dalkey Bhagavati Blood of the Goddess III Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Thomas, a young apothecary's apprentice, was sent to collect rare herbs in Africa and India... Captured by the Inquisition... he has reclaimed his life by pretending to know the source of a mysterious powder... which can restore the dead to life...
Kara Dalkey Bhagavati Blood of the Goddess III Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 4.00 ''Thomas, a young apothecary's apprentice, was sent to collect rare herbs in Africa and India... Captured by the Inquisition... he has reclaimed his life by pretending to know the source of a mysterious powder... which can restore the dead to life...
Kara Dalkey Goa Blood of the Goddess I Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Thomas Chinnery is the young assistant to a Master Apothecary of England. He has been entrusted... with a perilous journey... East Africa and India... trade in medicinal herbs... a man and woman fleeing... alchemist... a mysterious powder.. kills the living, but it can restore the dead to life... ''
Kara Dalkey The Heavenward Path Harcourt Brace 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 15.00 ''Two years after the events of Little Sister, Fujiwara no Mitsuko finds herself cursed by ghosts and bad luck. The furious spirit of a dead king demands she keeps a forgotten promise, and he gives her a series of impossible tasks to complete. If she fails, the spirit will punish her by handing her over to the Lord of the Dead... ''
John Dalmas The Regiment: A Trilogy Baen 2004 First Combined Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The planet Tyss is so poor that it only has one export resource: its fighting men... Hiring their services is very expensive, but well worth it, for the Tyss secret training makes their soldiers into mystic warriors, irresistible in battle... ''
Tony Daniel The Heretics Baen 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and with a couple of tiny cloth tears at the base else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Duisberg is one of thousands of planets plunged into darkness and chaos by the collapse of the galactic republic, But... remains in an uneasy balance between mud-brick civilisation and bloodthirsty barbarism. The people... have a god... a supercomputer... preventing civilisation from rising... '' A new novel in The General series
Les Daniels The Black Castle A Novel Of The Macabre Scribners 1978 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened and marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Spain 1496. The Inquisition casts a deathly shadow across the land. In the north, outside a remote, terror-stricken town, looms the black castle, the ancestral stronghold of Diego and Sebastian de Villanueva, two brothers whose fortunes are ensnared in a web of deception and evil... ''
Dennis Danvers Circuit Of Heaven Avon 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 2mm) split at the base of the rear fold. 6.00 ''... 'the bin': a vast network of silicon crystals into which twelve billion people have uploaded their personalities to live in crime-free, disease-free... deathless virtual societies, leaving the dangerous and unpredictable Earth to a few remaining stragglers, the creeps and the crazies... Outsiders may visit the Bin... once they decide to stay... it's forever... ''
Dennis Danvers End of Days Avon 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel background slightly faded. 7.50 ''... returns us to this technological Eden - and to Earth, the ghost planet that humanity abandoned... '' Sequel to Circuit Of Heaven
Dennis Danvers The Fourth World Avon 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Santee... meets Margaret in Central America... he is technically still working for NewsReal - as a living camera hired to... enhance the virtual experience of millions of Web slaves. But Santee has lost his taste for the job... Margaret recognises a kindred spirit... Until Santee vanishes into the lush and dangerous wilds of the Third World... ''
John Darnton Neanderthal Hutchinson 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''In the wild upper reaches of the Pamir mountains in Tajikistan, a guerrilla fighter vanishes, a schoolgirl is murdered, and an eminent Harvard paleontologist disappears... archaeologists and rival governments attempt to track down a relic band of human-like creatures, who have survived on the roof of the world, in part because of their mysterious telepathic ability... ''
Cecilia Dart-Thornton The Ill-Made Mute The Bitterbynde Book I Warner 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 ''The Stormriders land their splendid winged stallions on the airy battlements of Isse Tower. Far below, the superstitious servants who dwell in the fortress's lower depths tell ghastly tales of evil creatures inhabiting the world outside... it is the least of the lowly - a mute, scarred, and utterly despised foundling - who dares to scale the tower... ''
Cecilia Dart-Thornton The Iron Tree The Crowthistle Chronicles Book 1 Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and short crease in front free end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... Jarred meets Lilith, and in a single moment realises that hios life can never be the same again... neither of the young lovers is aware how closely linked their fates - and their pasts - really are... Jarred stumbles across the secret of The Iron Tree, and with it an unbearable truth about his fatherr's identity... ''
Leonard Daventry A Man Of Double Deed Gollancz 1965 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, top page edges foxed and pages slightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with one Sellotape adhesive stain. 10.00 ''The year is 2090. Earth has now recovered from atomic war... Claus Coman belongs to a group of telepaths... who consider themselves the custodians of humanity... Coman encounters repeated opposition from the criminal underworld...Linnel, a female ''joker'', or telepath of limited perception... Coman has taken with him the two women... with whom he lives in a menage á trois... renders Coman's brief affair with... Linnel all the more explosive... ''
Peter David Darkness of the Light Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''On the Damned World, it's every man for himself. Only it's not just mankind who inhabits this crumbling, desolate world. Twelve very different species, creatures out of Earth's mythology that live on the land, in the sea, and underground, vie for survival in a hostile land... '' Book 1 of The Hidden Earth
Peter David Fall of Knight Ace 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and upper front corner and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... When former first lady Gwen DeVere Queen Penn is discovered to be hale and hearty - after falling victim to a successful (and very public) assassination - the jig is finally up. Arthur Penn, aka King Arthur, reveals his true identity, and the existence of the Holy Grail, to the world... '' Third ion the Trilogy, following Knight Life and One Knight Only
Avram Davidson (Also as Ellery Queen) Rork! Rapp & Whiting 1968 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and top page edges slightly foxed and marked else Fine book in lightly marked Dust Jacket with a ca. 15mm tear at the top of the rear panel, and a small surface tear on the front panel (label removal?) 5.00 ''Ran Lomar wanted only to be left alone... he volunteered for duty on Pia 2... The problem... was redwing... a medical fixative... less and less as being harvested... Lomar had to find out himself about... the Tocks, the Tame ones and the Wild ones, and the strange legendary 'Rorks' that everyone feared... ''
Rjurik Davidson Unwrapped Sky Tor 2014 First Edition in the UK First Printing Edges lightly rubbed, rubbed soil mark on rear cover, a few page corner tips bruised and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''A hundred years ago, the Minotaurs saved Caeli-Amur from conquest. Now, three very different people may hold the keys to the city's future... reflecting all the hopes and dreams of the ancient city, risk everything for a future they can only create by throwing off the shackles of tradition and superstition... ''
Hugh Sykes Davies The Papers Of Andrew Melmoth Methuen 1960 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and light speckling to top page edges else Fine book in lightly foxed, rubbed and worn Dust Jacket, with a longish tear near the top of the spine, adjacent to the front panel. 10.00 Clute - ''an interesting story about the evolution of intelligence in rats, quite different, in its quiet literary tone, from the Gothic treatment such subjects normally evoke''
L. Sprague De Camp Conan The Swordsman Tor 2002 First Hardback Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 25.00 ''... the fate of kingdoms balances on the bloody blade of a fabulous hero: Conan of the iron thews, the blue-eyed barbarian giant who towers above the savage Hyperborean world.''
Tom de Haven Walker Of Worlds Doubleday 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges lightly browned & slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 Clute - ''... a full and uninhibited fantasy. The first volume rather hectically conveys the eponymous walker, fittingly named Jack, and his seven samurai group of companions through a portal into what seems to be a secondary world (called Lostwithal), where much conflict is necessary to save King Sad Agel's throne... ''
Charles De Lint (Also as Samuel M. Key) Dreams Underfoot The Newford Collection Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and light ?coffee? stain on front free end paper with narrow runnel across page fore-edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 Introduction; Uncle Dobbins Parrot Fair; The Stone Drum; Timeskip; Freewheeling; That Explains Poland; Romano Drom; The Sacred Fire; Winter Was Hard; Pity The Monsters; Ghosts of Wind and Shadow; The Conjure Man; Small Deaths; The Moon is Drowning While I Sleep; In The House of My Enemy and five others
Charles De Lint Forests of the Heart Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''In the Old Country they called them the Gentry: ancient spirits of the land, magical, amoral and dangerous. When the Irish emigrated to North America, some of the Gentry followed... only to find that the New World already had spirits of its own, called manitou... generations have passed... but the Gentry still wander homeless on the city streets... and dream of power... ''
Charles De Lint Memory and Dream Tor 1994 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 7.50 ''... the story of Isabelle Copley, a young artist who once lived in the bohemian quarter of... Newford... she discovered an awesome power - to craft images so real that they came to life... twenty years later... Isabelle must come to terms with the shattering memories... and unlock the slumbering power of her brush... ''
Charles De Lint Moonheart Pan 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Trade Paper Issue) Edges lightly rubbed, some page corners bumped and creased - Very Good Book 10.00 Clute - ''... set in an Ottowa crosshatched into an otherworld itself intricately interpenetrated by fleshy manifestations of various mythological traditions... involves complex interactions between its female protagonist and various Native American and Celtic mythagoes... dominated by... a large edifice which surrounds a garden at whose heart grows a version of the world-tree... ''
Charles De Lint Someplace To Be Flying Macmillan 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, lightly creased, Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 5.00 ''At the beginning of the world there were only the animal people: Raven, guardian of the pot that contains all of life and its mystical forces; the unpredictable crow girls; Coyote, the trickster who cannot resist an urge to stir the pot... and a vast assortment of secondary animal people... ''
Charles De Lint Spiritwalk Macmillan 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Trade Paper Issue) Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine Book With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 10.00 ''Tamson House... is a place of hidden power, for the house is a door to other lands through which diverse magics mingle and leak into our own. The walls of Tamson House breathe wonder, mystery sleeps in its enclosed garden... the overgrown garden path leads to a vast primal wood... ''
Charles De Lint Trader Macmillan 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, one page corner creased and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 5.00 ''... compelling story of a change of souls... inexplicably wake up one morning in each other's bodies... a journey that will take him... to an otherworld of dreams and spirits - where he must confront... his own deepest fears... ''
Charles De Lint Trader Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and short felt pen (remainder?) line across top page edges else Fine book in Near Fine Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... Trader is solitary, quiet, responsible. Devlin is a lady-killer, a drunk, a charming loser. When they inexplicably wake up in each other's bodies, Devlin gleefully moves into Trader's comfortable and stable existence... Penniless, friendless, homeless, Trader begins a journey that will take him beyond the streets of Newford to an otherworld of dreams and spirits... ''
Louis De Wohl Strange Daughter Lawson & Dunn 1945 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine, front panel a little sunned through jacket, boards slightly faded and damp-marked, old price on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened - ?Good book in slightly worn, torn, chipped, creas 7.50 ''... Dr. Zodiac brings back the half understood truths of mediaeval magic... Astrology, thought forces, struggles between powerful minds... in a deadly battle of wits against enemy agents and in particular against the strangest of all daughters... the bewitching and bewitched, Asta, queen of the peacocks... ''
Pamela Dean Tam Lin Tor 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 60.00 Clute - ''... a nearly quintessential college novel, treating the college experience as a kind of transcendent Otherworld, realizing the lonely intellectual's fantasy of finding companions exactly like oneself and upping the ante by gradually introducing the supernatural element of the Elvish court drawn from the ballad Tam Lin... ''
Stephen Deas The Order of the Scales Gollancz 2011 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Light crease to rear cover lower corner & page edges a little marked else Fine Book Signed by the Author on the Title Page with a quote 4.00 ''... the war has come and it has come on the wings of hundreds of dragons. As Prince Jehal fights desperately for survival, the eyries are emptying and the realms' dragons fly to the fight, The dragons lust for blood, their riders lust for glory.. But there is a terrible secret at the heart of this war... ''
Jon J. Deegan (Robert Sharp) Antro The Life Giver Hamilton/Panther 1953 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, spine lettering dulled and page edges lightly age-darkened/browned else Fine book in slightly worn, creased and rubbed Dust Jacket, with a ca. 3mm tear at the base of the spine 15.00 ''The pilot of a space-ship flying completely out of control towards an alien planet, decides that his only chance of survival is to crash-land the ship in the crater of an extinct volcano... miles below the surface... their spaceship 'written-off'... their adventures... reveal a possible answer to... how life came to the Universe.''
Tom Deitz Above The Lower Sky AvoNova 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 4.00 ''in the midst of a rare Irish hurricane, an expatriate American writer admits a not-quite-human visitor into his castle... On a raven-moon night in Mexico, a Native American dancer watches in silent horror as a stranger is skinned alive... In the grisly wake of a Dolphin massacre a beautiful marine biologist dies... and lives again... ''
Samuel R. Delany Nova Gollancz 1969 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine, bookplate of author and fan Sam J. Lundwall on front fixed end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly worn Dust Jacket, with the price overstickered with 1.50p and a short tear at the top of the front 25.00 ''... a heterogonous group of people under the leadership of Captain Lorq Von Ray, set out on a desperate adventure... to pluck from outer space a supply of Illyrion, which is immensely valuable as the source of power for carrying ships between the worlds and the stars... ''
Samuel R. Delany The Jewels Of Aptor Gollancz 1968 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Ex Lib. with plate remains, stamps, old price, tape stains, cracked hinges etc. - Fair? Book in Dust Jacket with glue residue on flap edges and a little erosion at the corners 10.00 ''... the odyssey of three men and a boy - Ursen, the sailor who is built like a giant; Geo, the poet; Iimmi, the Negro; and Snake, the twelve-year-old thief with four arms, who is dumb... but who can mind-read and transmit his own thoughts... The time is a post-atomic era... '' Follows the text of the revised 1968 paperback - Ace G-706.
Samuel R. Delany The Tides of Lust Savoy 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Shallow saw-cut to upper page edges, light cover pressure marks and page edges lightly browned - Very Good book 10.00 ''... the search for erogenous gratification of a diverse collection of people including an insatiable black sea captain, a dangerously young slave mistress, an aimless drifter and a supreme artist of the perverse. Fantastic erotics and unheard-of-evil are beautifully orchestrated by Delany... '' Many copies destroyed by the police - scarce
Samuel R. Delany They Fly At Ciron Tor 1995 Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... the story of a small, pastoral village that is invaded without warning by the armies of a distant empire sweeping across the world. Facing mortal danger for the first time in their history, the villagers must forge a pact with the strange race of flying humans dwelling high above in the mountains.''
Ian Dennis The Prince of Stars in the Cavern of Time Overlook Press 1989 First Combined & US Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket, with the spine panel background a little faded. 5.00 ''Garbed in the literary costumes of One Thousand and One Nights and other fables, this full blown literary fantasy spins an elaborate tale of political satire and incredible deeds, of the contending forces of the political left and right as they struggle for control of medieval Bagdad... ''
Bradley Denton Blackburn St. Martin's Press 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket, slightly worn at the base of the spine panel and corners and worn and torn at the top of the spine panel 4.00 ''Jimmy Blackburn grows up questioning the things that adults tell him. He questions his teachers and they lie to him. He questions his parents and his father beats him... And so Blackburn becomes a killer... we meet many of Blackburn's twenty-one victims... a bittersweet novel of terror and America... It is dangerous, disturbing fiction. It will leave you changed.''
Bradley Denton Lunatics St. Martin's Press 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and top page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Each month, when the moon is full, Jack strips naked and waits outside for his lover. He has to: Lily can only find him by the light of the moon. (It's one of those things about being the moon goddess)... ''
Bradley Denton One Day Closer To Death Eight Stabs At Immortality St. Martin's Press 1998 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 Foreword; The Territory; Skidmore; Killing Weeds; Captain Coyote's Last Hunt; The Calvin Coolidge Home For Dead Comedians; We Love Lydia Love; A Conflagration Artist; Blackburn Bakes Cookies and Afterword
Bradley Denton One Day Closer To Death Eight Stabs At Immortality St. Martin's Press 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 Foreword; The Territory; Skidmore; Killing Weeds; Captain Coyote's Last Hunt; The Calvin Coolidge Home For Dead Comedians; We Love Lydia Love; A Conflagration Artist; Blackburn Bakes Cookies and Afterword
August Derleth (Also as Stephen Grendon) The House on the Mound Duell Sloane 1958 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Near Fine book in torn, stained, and slightly frayed Dust Jacket 15.00 ''This historical novel of Wisconsin's first decade is based on the lives of Jane and Hercules Dousman, their years together from 1848 to 1857 in the Villa Louis - the house on the mound at Prairie du Chien.''
David Devereux Eagle Rising Gollancz 2008 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''... Someone has been mad enough to revive the most terrifying evil of the last 60 years. and only one man is bad enough to stop them... Jack is back... infiltrating the closed corridors of big business to face a lethal supernatural threat... a high-powered occult group intent on giving the world back to a terror from the darkest days of the 1940s.''
David Devereux Hunter's Moon Gollancz 2007 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 '' ...you can call me Jack. I'm a musician by choice, a magician by profession, and a bastard by disposition. I'd been doing the magic thing for about five years when they found me. They said I had a talent, that I was smart enough and fit enough and enough of a shit that I could serve my country in a way most people never even get to hear about... '.
Paul di Filippo (Also as Philip Lawson with Michael Bishop) Harp, Pipe, and Symphony Prime Books 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and touch of wear to top corner of rear board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... Thomas the Rhymer confronts humans and faery and monsters, in a quest through lands known and unknown... but can he survive the machinations of the Faery Queen?''
Philip K. Dick A Scanner Darkly Gollancz 1977 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, boards lightly rubbed, and page edges lightly age-darkened/browned/marked - Good to Very Good Book 40.00 ''... reaches far beyond the boundaries of science fiction, with its corrosive black humour, passionate sincerity and concern for people...''
Philip K. Dick Humpty Dumpty In Oakland Gollancz 1986 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and top page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 25.00 ''... set in San Francisco in the late 1950's, it is a tragicomedy of misunderstandings among used car salesmen... Jim Fergusson is an elderly garage owner with a heart condition, who is about to sell up and retire; Al Miller is a somewhat feckless mechanic... ; Chris Harman... has relied on Fergusson to maintain his cars... ''
Philip K. Dick In Milton Lumky Territory Gollancz 1985 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed at the top of the front fold. 15.00 ''Milton Lumky territory is both an area of the western USA (chiefly Nevada and Idaho) and psychic terrain: the world and world-view of the travelling salesman... a vivid picture of small-town American life in the late 1950s; but from its straightforward realistic beginnings it journeys, ultimately, towards Dick's more characteristic concerns...
Philip K. Dick Martian Time-Slip New English Library 1976 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, boards a little faded, corners bruised and page edges lightly browned and foxed - Very Good Book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket with a couple of short tears 50.00 ''... undoubtedly one of Philip K. Dick's best novels. His profound insight into psychological states, particularly schizophrenia, and his characteristic fascination with the nature of reality are explored through the relationships of the main characters.''
Philip K. Dick Mary and the Giant Gollancz 1988 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 15.00 One of the unpublished mainstream novels found among Philip K. Dick's effects. ''... a compellingly real portrait of small-town California in the early 1950s, and its central character, Mary Anne Reynolds, is among the most convincing Dick ever created... ''
Philip K. Dick Paycheck Orion 2004 First Edition Thus First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket which has a touch of wear at the upper tip of the front fold 4.00 Paycheck; Nanny; Jon's World; Breakfast on Twilight; Small Town; The Father-Thing; The Chromium Fence; Autofac; The Days of Perky Pat; Stand-By; A Little Something For Us Temponauts and The Pre-Persons
Philip K. Dick The Transmigration Of Timothy Archer Gollancz 1982 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners, around 80 top page corners quite badly bumped and so creased and page edges lightly age-darkened - ?Good? book in creased and slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with the spine panel background part faded. 10.00 ''... the story of the life and death of Bishop Timothy Archer and his circle and of the California they inhabited, which shaped their end. Archer... is a charming man who seeks belief through reason and pursues it with such single-minded diligence that nothing can stand in his way - not organised religion, not the safety of his loved ones, eventually not even his own sanity... ''
Peter Dickinson Death Of A Unicorn Bodley Head 1984 First Edition First Printing Lightly bumped at top of spine and covers lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''Lady Margaret Millett ex-deb-of-the-year, puts a white-gloved hand to her mouth and yawns. A stranger at her elbow speaks to her, and her world changes. Within a week she has a job... A few more weeks and she has a lover. then a year of happiness and self-discovery; and then, out of the blue, wholly inexplicably, tragedy... ''
Peter Dickinson Skeleton-In-Waiting Bodley Head 1989 First Edition First Printing Covers and page edges lightly stained and slightly marked - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. 4.00 ''... Peter Dickinson takes up the story of our alternative Royal Family (who but for the death of Edward Duke of Clarence in 1887 might be the real one) thirteen years on from their previous appearance in King and Joker... ''
Peter Dickinson Skeleton-In-Waiting Bodley Head 1989 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 short (5 mm) tear in the edge of the front flap and a little wear at the base of the folds. 5.00 ''... Peter Dickinson takes up the story of our alternative Royal Family (who but for the death of Edward Duke of Clarence in 1887 might be the real one) thirteen years on from their previous appearance in King and Joker... ''
Peter Dickinson The Green Gene Hodder & Stoughton 1973 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base and bruised at top of spine and previous owner's details on front end paper else Fine book in slightly edge-worn Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... P. P. Humayan, computer genius and lecher... is brought from far Bombay to work... on the mysterious behaviour of the hereditary gene that gives Celts their green skins... But the banned Ogham writing is already on the walls...''
Gordon R. Dickson In Iron Years Doubleday 1980 First Edition First Printing? (No Code) Slightly bumped at top & base of spine, page edges slightly browned/foxed (front free end paper corner creased) & review slip glued to front free end paper else Fine book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket with a short tear near the top of the rear 5.00 In Iron Years; Homecoming; A Taste Of Tenure; The Hours Are Good; Gifts; Zeepsday; Things Which Are Caesar's.
William C. Dietz For Those Who Fell Ace 2004 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top & bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with small fingernail puncture in the spine panel. 5.00 ''... the Legion of the Damned is humanity's first line of defence - and often last hope... the soldiers - both human and cyborg - who step up when the chips are down... ''
William C. Dietz Runner Ace 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''In the distant future, humans have migrated to the far-flung stars, using portals between systems... the technological advances... fading into distant memory... travel between worlds... a fleet of run-down, unreliable ships... Only the brave - or foolhardy... interstellar couriers... Jak Rebo is one such... ''
Thomas M. Disch On Wings of Song Gollancz 1979 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 25.00 ''This rich and heady novel is a marvellously imaginative and thought-provoking brew. Shot through with a sly and sharply ironic wit, it is a perfectly flighted fable of our tormented and exciting times.''
Thomas M. Disch The M. D. A Horror Story Knopf 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top edge of front board a little light-faded else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''A mesmerising novel of suspense and supernatural horror - set in the recent past and a near future grislier than anyone could possibly imagine...''
Tony DiTerlizzi The Search For WondLa Simon & Schuster (UK) 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, and boards and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Illustrated by the Author 7.50 ''... Eva Nine has never seen the actual sun before, or walked outdoors... She has never even seen another living person in all twelve years...That changes... a huntsman destroys her underground home and sends her fleeing... She is desperate to find someone else who is like her, and a single clue gives her hope: a crumbling picture of a girl, a robot, and a human... ''
Jim Dodge Stone Junction An Alchemical Pot-Boiler Rebel/Cannongate 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Lightly rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book With Publisher's Review request - and reviewer's notes 5.00 ''... a modern odyssey of one man's quest for knowledge and understanding in a world where revenge, betrayal, revolution, mind-bending chemicals, magic and murder are the norm... an intricate whodunit-style plot that twists and turns like a tornado... '' Introduction by Thomas Pynchon.
Stephen R. Donaldson (Also as Reed Stephens) Reave The Just And Other Tales Voyager 1998 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 ''... eight stunning stories that reveal a mastery of the shorter form, and display all the remarkable imagination, storytelling skills and gift for the unexpected... stories rich with exotic atmosphere, mysticism and menace... ''
Stephen R. Donaldson The Gap Into Power A Dark And Hungry God Arises HarperCollins 1992 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a little rubbing at the tips of the folds 5.00 ''...third volume in the Gap sequence... a society of staggering complexity and alarming corruption, filled with intense, passionate characters only Stephen Donaldson could create... ''
Stephen R. Donaldson The Gap Into Vision Forbidden Knowledge Bantam 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & lower page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''The Real story had been told - but deep in the realm of Forbidden Knowledge lay greater dangers still... ''
Jose Donoso Sacred Families Gollancz 1978 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Very Good to Near Fine book in Near Fine Dust Jacket with spine faded. 7.50 ''... three interlinked novellas of sinister brilliance and devastating panache... suddenly we are in the thick of war: between a cover girl - and her friends - rebelling against the men who 'created' them and manipulate them, learning to use the female arsenal of cosmetics, particularly vanishing cream, to devastating effect...''
Candas Jane Dorsey Black Wine Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof 5.00 ''A novel of women's slavery in a barbarian land - and a mother and daughter who must escape to freedom... an ambitious, feminist first novel in the tradition of Joanna Russ and Suzy McKee Charnas about women coming to terms with their identity in a barbarous fantasy world... ''
Carole Nelson Douglas Castle Rouge An Irene Adler Novel Forge 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with some odd marks on the inside. 5.00 ''... Now Irene is on the hunt for one of the true monsters of all time - Jack the Ripper... Sherlock Holmes has returned to London... to reinvestigate the Whitechapel murders... from an entirely new angle... pursuers and prey reunite at a remote castle in Transylvania, where the Ripper is cornered... '' Sequel to Chapel Noir
Carole Nelson Douglas Chapel Noir An Irene Adler Novel Forge 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... two courtesans are found brutally slaughtered in the lavish boudoir of a Paris house that dare not speak its name... a powerful sponsor has insisted that Irene investigate... and her archrival, Sherlock Holmes... a duel of wits with a fiendish opponent... ''
Carole Nelson Douglas Good Morning, Irene Tor 1991 First Edition Second Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, gift inscription on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''The deaths of beautiful Irene Adler and her bridegroom... have been widely reported... But the American opera singer... is alive and well in Paris... Sarah Bernhardt... Bram Stoker...and Sherlock Holmes himself... '' Sequel to Good Night, Mr. Holmes
Carole Nelson Douglas Keepers of Edanvant Sword and Circlet 1 Tor 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip 5.00 ''Silver-eyed Irissa, the Torloc seeress, has been searching for her people and for their home world, Edanvant, through years, through Gates between Worlds. Accompanied by Kendric... the human sceptic who... has gained the magical powers he utterly distrusts, Irissa finds an Edanvant far bleaker than she hoped... ''
Carole Nelson Douglas Seed Upon The Wind Book II of the Taliswoman Tor 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Fleeing the strange parallel land of Veil Alison has returned to Minnesota with the mysterious Cup of Earth... a provocative encounter draws Alison back... But much has changed in Veil... The Cup's other-world sojourn has left Veil defenceless... ''
Carole Nelson Douglas Seven of Swords Sword and Circlet 3 Tor 1989 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, spine creased and page edges a little browned and marked - Very Good book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... forever on guard against the return of their enemy... ''
Richard Dreyfuss The Two Georges Hodder & Stoughton 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a short tear near the top of the front fold 5.00 ''... an alternate 20th Century in which the subsequent War of Independence never took place... the United States of America never left the British Empire... a world in which the fastest mode of transport for civilians is the airship and even the military have only propeller-driven biplanes... ''
Diane Duane The Book Of Night With Moon Hodder & Stoughton 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly browned and top page edges faintly marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Rhow is a wizard, devoted to the welfare of all life on the planet, on call at any hour to protect our world from the forces of chaos. She is also a small black cat, living in an apartment on the twentieth floor of a New York skyscraper. She despises dogs, loves killing rats, knows how to purr adorably to get her breakfast... is also a team leader in charge of guarding the worldgates... ''
Dave Duncan Ill Met in the Arena Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's News Sheet 5.00 ''For generations, the nobles of Aureity have selectively bred their children to maximise their potential for psychic talent. Women's powers, including psychic control and mind reading, make them ideal rulers. Men have superhuman strength and can teleport... young noblemen make their fortunes by competing in psychic gladiatorial contests... ''
Dave Duncan Mother of Lies Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and a few page corner tips creased else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 'The past fifteen years have not been kind to Celebre, the greatest city on Dodec... '' Sequel to Children of Chaos
Dave Duncan Sky of Swords A Tale of the King's Blades Eos 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The Princess Malinda was a lonely and unloved child growing into young womanhood in the cold intrigue-ridden court of King Ambrose. At an early age she learned to fight for what was rightfully hers. But even her great courage and matchless wits could not withstand her father's treacheries... ''
Dave Duncan The Gilded Chain Avon 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top front corner and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 2mm) tear at the top of the rear fold 7.50 ''...the magical land of Chivial... unwanted, rebellious boys... found refuge in the grim school of Ironhall... years later as nimble and deadly young men, the finest swordsmen in the realm... ''
Dave Duncan The Jaguar Knights A Chronicle of the King's Blades HarperCollins 2004 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 ''Sir Wolf is not your typical King's Blade. Sure, he's smart, athletic, a good dresser, and a phenomenal swordsman. But he hasn't been named the King's Killer for nothing... But when unknown assailants... carry off a royal mistress, Wolfe is despatched posthaste to investigate... ''
Hal Duncan Vellum The Book Of All Hours: 1 Macmillan 2005 First Edition First Printing Limited State (No. 136/600) Corners slightly rubbed - else Fine Uncorrected Proof 5.00 ''In the Vellum - the vast realm of eternity on which our world is just a scratch - the unkin are gathering for war. In the Vellum, a falling angel and a renegade devil are about to come to blows. In the Vellum, blood magic made in hell is about to come face to face with nanotechnology forged in heaven... and the Vellum will burn''.
Katherine Dunn Geek Love Knopf 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed and faded Dust Jacket (as usual). 25.00 ''This is the story - told by Olympia Binewski, an albino hunchback dwarf - of a carnival family... as a cost-saving measure hit upon the idea of breeding their own freak show... tenderness and terror, of suspense, of glittering turns, of dark comedy... it challenges our notions of what is 'normal'... and what is not.''
Brian Lee Durfee The Forgetting Moon The Five Warrior Angels Book One Saga Press 2016 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and one page corner tip creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... the Five Isles, where war has come... the invading army of Sor Sevier, a merciless host driven by the prophetic fervour of the Angel Prince Aeros... the eldest son of the fallen king of Gul Kana now reigns... the elder sister... desires to prove her worth as a warrior... the younger... has uncovered a secret... an epic fantasy full of hope in a world based on lies.''
K. R. Dwyer (Dean R. Koontz) Chase Arthur Barker 1974 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book, but one prepared for Library distribution with red-speckled page edges, Dust Jacket laminated to boards and D. J. front flap fixed to rear free end paper - never circulated: no plates or stamps. 15.00 ''Benjamin Chase was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honour... when he became a hero again... He saved Lois Allenby's life... attacked by a knife-wielding maniac who had already killed her lover. This... earned him... the hatred of a psychopathic killer... However... nobody believes Chase... '' His first thriller.

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