Books For Sale - December 2017
Author Title Edition Condition Price Details
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 at the top and base of the spine and corners. Illustrated by Frank C. Pape £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... ''
P. D. Cacek Canyons Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Cat... is the newest associate editor at Denver Quest News... Cat... likes the work... Until a werewolf saves her from a crazed mugger and leaves a bloody paw-print... turns into a handprint practically before her eyes... the werewolf... 's cursing himself for attracting unwanted attention... ''
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.
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 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 (Also as Jay Ramsay) Ancient Images Legend 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges marked & lightly browned - Very Good book in Near Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Tower of Fear was a film collector's dream. And nightmare. A Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi feature film, no one living would admit to having seen it. Everyone involved... had died suddenly... ''
Ramsey Campbell Midnight Sun Macdonald 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the top tip of the rear fold. £5.00 ''Ben Sterling has a very strange inheritance... On his aunt's death, Ben unexpectedly acquires this ancestral home, and the family decides to move into it... ignorant of the strange stories concerning those who stray too close to the woods at night... ''
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 The Count Of Eleven Macdonald 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... his ailing video shop burns down... Jack remembers a chain letter he received... Surely if he sends the thirteen copies required, his luck will change... But when further catastrophe befalls... Jack can only think that someone must have not responded to the letter... Armed with all their names and addresses... ''
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... ''
Ramsey Campbell The Influence Century 1988 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Queenie dies... Soon afterwards Rowan is befriended by Vicky, a curiously old-fashioned child... then Rowan disappears and the child who returns home is cold, haughty and withdrawn... Queenie has... returned to life in Rowan's body... how can they break the evil 'influence' that holds Rowan's body and soul in the balance?''
Ramsey Campbell The Long Way PS Holiday Chapbook #4 PS Publishing 2008 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine Book £15.00 26 page novella - ''It must have been late autumn. Because everything was bare I saw inside the house. Dead leaves had been scuttling around me all the way home. A chill wind kept trying to shrink my face. The sky looked thin with ice... ''
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 with a short tear at the top of the rear panel With review notes and Wesso's Portfolio from Amazing Sept. 1972 £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 (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 edge-tears and erosion at the top and base of the spine panel £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 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, with a few tape 'ghosts' on inner flaps, a little eroded at the top and base of the spine panel £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... ''
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 Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bumped at base of spine and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Andrew 'Ender' Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best... the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean... who became Ender's right hand, his strategist, and his friend... ''
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 Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket a little creased at the top of the spine panel. £10.00 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 and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. £25.00 Forty-six stories separated into five 'books': ten fables and fantasies; eleven tales of dread; seven tales of human futures; six tales of death, hope, and holiness and twelve lost songs... 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 Shadow of the Hegemon Orbit 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of erosion at the upper tip of the rear fold £7.50 ''... 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 Speaker For The Dead Century 1987 First UK Hardback Edition Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''Three thousand planet-bound years have fled while Ender the star-traveller remains young. But his name has become anathema - for he is the Xenocide. The one who killed an entire race of thinking, feeling beings... another race, intelligent and young... placed off-limits... But... the process of... bizarre, human death... is repeated... ''
Orson Scott Card The Abyss Legend 1989 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Far beneath the blue waters of the Caribbean lies Deepcore, the world's most advanced high-technology drilling station. When a mysterious force sends the submarine USS Montana spinning out of control, Deepcore is commandeered... Lindsay Brigman... witnesses something astonishing, activity she can only define as non-terrestrial intelligence... ''
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 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 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 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 prelim page £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 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 Shadow Saga Orbit 1999-2005 First Edition/ First Edition in the UK 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 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 The Worthing Saga Legend 1991 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £35.00 Includes The Worthing Chronicle, a revised version of Hot Sleep that includes parts of stories from Capitol, and nine stories, six from Capitol, and three early stories, ''Worthing Farm,'' ''Worthing Inn,'' and ''The Tinker,'' that appear for the first time and an introduction from the author. This revised and expanded collection forms an epic space history...
Orson Scott Card Wyrms Arbor House 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a little erosion at the top of the front fold £5.00 ''... In a kingdom on a distant planet, 342 Heptarchs have ruled since the original Greek colonists settled there, and lives depended of the Heptarchs maintaining a delicate balance of peace. But... a prophecy is whispered... that the seventh seventh seventh Heptarch... will be Kristos, and will come to destroy the world or save it... ''
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... ''
Matt Cardin Divinations Of The Deep Ash-Tree Press 2002 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Page edges lightly marked else Fine book £50.00 Preface: Divining the Darkness; The Writer's Answer: An Abhorrence to All Flesh; ; The Monk's Answer: Notes of a Mad Copyist; Answer Given to an Innocent Bystander: The Basement Theatre; The Artists Answer: If It Had Eyes; The Final Answer (Given to God): Judas of the Infinite
Jacqueline Carey Banewreaker Volume One of the Sundering Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top front corner bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... an epic tale of gods waging war in their bid to control an entire universe - and the mortals whom they use as chess pieces in a most deadly game... ''
Jacqueline Carey Kushiel's Justice Warner 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Imriel de la Courcel's blood parents are history's most reviled traitors, while his adoptive parents... are Terre d'Ange's greatest champions... Imriel returns from his adventures... what was once a mere spark of interest between himself and his cousin Sidonie now ignites into a white-hot blaze... ''
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 Ilywhacker Faber 1985 First Edition in the UK First Printing Gift inscription on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly creased. price-clipped Dust Jacket with a couple of superficial scratches on the rear panel £7.50 ''... and old Australian slang word for a confidence trickster. Herbert Badgery, the 139-year-old illywhacker... is perhaps the confidence trickster of all time: funny, deceitful, lusty, and blessed... with the art of disappearing, a trick he picked up from a Chinaman when he was only ten years old, back in the 1890s... Bubbling over with magic, jokes and inventions... ''
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... ''
Jayge Carr (Margery Krueger) Leviathan's Deep Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing (Code J 13 on P. 212 = March/April 1979) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Delyafam is our world! And these 'human' strangers had best move warily... we are outgunned, outmanned and outscienced... yet I must somehow drive these 'guests'-who-would-be-conquerors from our blue seas. I restore equity. There-must-be-a-way... ''
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 Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With letter of submission to the Arthur Clarke award £7.50 ''... What do you do when you know your beloved is the worst kind of criminal? What should you do when the right and moral choice will ruin the rest of your life - as well as those you most love?... ''
Jonathan Carroll After Silence Macdonald 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £25.00 ''... What do you do when you know your beloved is the worst kind of criminal? What should you do when the right and moral choice will ruin the rest of your life - as well as those you most love?... ''
Jonathan Carroll 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. £25.00 ''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 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 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. £6.00 ''Whilst on holiday in Sardinia Ian McGann goes to sleep one night - and meets Death in a dream. It promises to answer any of McGann's questions, but if he fails to understand the answers he will have to pay with his life... and in Vienna the terminally ill Wyatt Leonard suddenly discovers that he has the ability to raise the dead... ''
Jonathan Carroll Kissing The Beehive Doubleday 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. With Publisher's News Sheet £10.00 ''Bestselling author Sam Bayer... immerses himself in an unsolved case of murder that took place when he was a teenager... a beautiful and wild teenage girl named Pauline... Pauline's murderer reappears... endangering Sam... putting his beloved fifteen-year-old daughter in jeopardy... ''
Jonathan Carroll 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 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 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 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 Bruised at top of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... 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 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 The Wooden Sea Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... From the moment a three-legged dog limps into the comfortable life of Police Chief Frannie McCabe and drops dead, McCabe finds himself thrust into a new world of unaccountable miracles and disturbing wonders... ''
Jonathan Carroll Voice Of Our Shadow Viking 1983 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Signed, dated, and with a long personalised Inscription by the Author on the Title Page £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 The Second Virago Book of Fairy Tales Virago 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Corinna Sargood £10.00 Acknowledgements; Introduction by Marina Warner; Strong Minds and Low Cunning; Up to Something - Black Arts and Dirty Tricks; Beautiful People; Mother and Daughters; Married Women; Useful Stories; Publisher's note; Notes by Angela Carter and Shahrukh Hussain; About the Editor and Illustrator. Scarce.
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... ''
Jeffrey A. Carver Eternity's End Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a 10mm tear and crease at the base of the front fold. £4.00 ''After seven years of captivity at the hands of interstellar pirates, Star Rigger Renwald Legroeder escapes to the Centrist worlds... he finds himself a target of a conspiracy... that has survived interstellar war and claimed the lives of millions... ''
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.''
P. C. Cast Burned Book Seven of the House of Night Series Atom 2010 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Sheets £5.00 ''Zoey Redbird is the youngest High Priestess in the House of Night history and is the only person - vamp or fledgling - who can stop the evil Neferet... if she wasn't so busy being dead... ''
P. C. Cast Tempted Book Six of the House of Night Series Atom 2009 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the base of the front fold With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £7.50 ''Dangerous secrets come between Zoey and Stevie Rae, putting their friendship - and the House of Night - at great risk... Two girls walk a tightrope between good and evil... ''
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 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... ''
Paul Chafe Destiny's Forge Baen 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped at base of spine & page edges & rear fixed end paper a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a few fine scratches on the rear panel. £5.00 ''For fifty thousand years the Kzinti Patriarchy thrived on battle... Against all odd the humans stopped them... internal strains have built up within the Patriarchy... When the ambitious Kchula-Tzaatz makes a bid for ultimate power... the flames of war burn hot... ''
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... ''
Anne Chamberlain The Merlin of the Oak Wood Book Two of the Joan of Arc Tapestries Tor 2001 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. £5.00 ''... the year is 1425. France lies in bloody fragments, torn apart by decades of warfare... Gilles de Rais is a loyal soldier... driven by dreams of chivalry and sacred honour... Merlin's ancient prophecy foretells that a Maid will come... ''
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 authorís 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 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... ''
Blake Charlton Spellwright HarperVoyager 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in lightly edge-rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Nicodemus... was once thought to be the Halcyon - a powerful spellwright prophesied to prevent the apocalypse... Nicodemus couldn't spell. Every time he touched a magical text, he unintentionally corrupted it, creating a dangerous, potentially deadly misspell... Nicodemus could hold great power... that might be used as easily for evil... ''
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 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 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 Finity's End Warner 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the award-winning universe of her classic Cyteen and Downbelow Station... an evocative, richly realized exploration of loyalty, family and transition... ''
C. J. Cherryh Forge of Heaven Eos 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... At the far edge of the galaxy, tiny Concord Station holds a unique place in the universe - the one place where humans form Earth, the strange Outsider worlds, and the extremely powerful alien ondal all coexist, bound together by the fate of the fragile world below... ''
C. J. Cherryh Hammerfall Eos 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... 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 Regenesis Daw 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly worn at the lower tip of the rear fold £15.00 ''... direct sequel to Cyteen... continues the story of Ariane Emory PR, the genetic clone of one of the greatest scientists humanity has ever produced, and of her search for the murderer of her progenitor - the original Ariane Emory... ''
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 The Collected Short Fiction Daw 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 2mm) tear at the top of the spine panel £7.50 Sunfall & Visible Light & The Dark King; Homecoming; The Dreamstone; Sea Change; Willow; Of Law and Magic; The Unshadowed Land; Pots; The Scapegoat; A Gift of Prophecy; Wings; A Much Briefer History of Time; Gwydion and the Dragon; Mech; The Sandman, the Tinman, and the BettyB
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.''
George C. Chesbro An Affair of Sorcerers Severn House 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bumped at top and base of spine. slight spine lean and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the orange spine lettering a little faded £5.00 ''Mongo Frederickson is a Private Detective... also Professor of Criminology... black-belt karate expert and former circus artist. He is also a dwarf... to investigate... the suspicious actions of Doctor Vincent Smathers... the murder charge against... a psychic healer... ''
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 Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, lower corners and a few page corners and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a small spot of wear near the top of the spine. £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 Judas Tree Hodder & Stoughton 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... 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 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 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 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 title page! £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 2010 Odyssey Two Granada 1982 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Second State with Author's name spelled correctly) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the price removed £7.50 ''Out among the moons of Jupiter, the empty spaceship Discovery and the enigmatic alien monolith still float in the silent depths of space... To them comes the Leonov... on a mission of investigation and recovery... ''
Arthur C. Clarke 2061 Odyssey Three Grafton 1988 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bumped at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and top corners and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the fates of two spacefaring expeditions are inextricably entwined by human necessity and the immutable, implacable laws of astrophysics. And Heywood Floyd has once again to confront Dave Bowman (or whatever it is that Dave Bowman has become), a newly independent HAL, and the limitless power of an unseen alien race... ''
Arthur C. Clarke 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 flack and a light bump to the page fore-edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Compliments Slip £7.50 ''... 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 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 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 the front fold. £7.50 Clute - ''...tells of the construction on Earth of a space elevator 36,000 km high, and combines ACC's favourite themes of technological evolution and mankind's apotheosis with moving directness; it is the most considerable work of the latter part of ACC's career... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Ghost From The Grand Banks Bantam 1990 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with the lamination loosening around the cover's embossed letters. £5.00 ''In the decade before the centennial of the 1912 sinking of the Titanic, two of the world's most powerful corporations... race to find a way to raise - and then preserve - the doomed luxurious ocean liner... the biggest worldwide story of the century... ''
Arthur C. Clarke The Hammer Of God Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket, with a tiny wear spot at the upper tip of the rear fold With Publisher's Press Release £7.50 ''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 Voyager 2000 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges differentially browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Hiram Patterson, head of the giant media corporation OurWorld, is launching the greatest communications revolution in history. By manipulating wormholes in space, his WormCams can connect any point to any other, faster than the speed of light... When WormCams are made to work across time as well as space... ''
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... ''
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
C. Terry Cline, Jr. Damon Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges foxed else Fine book in slightly worn and foxed Dust Jacket, with a shortish tear bat the base of the front panel adjacent to the spine. £5.00 ''A four-year-old boy with a rare glandular malfunction, a genius IQ, and uncanny telepathic power... In the course of psychotherapy, Burnette discovers a mature, sensual, menacing alter ego... Concurrently, the glandular malfunction seems to be causing Damon's young body to mature sexually... ''
John Clute Appleseed Orbit 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner and wrinkle in paper over rear board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the prelim page & signed again on the Title Page £5.00 ''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... ''
John Clute The Disinheriting Party Allison & Busby 1977 First Edition First Printing (Paper Issue) Edges lightly rubbed else Fine Book Signed by the Author on the Title Page and additionally personalised and Signed on the front free end paper £30.00 ''Gregory Smythe, powerful shipping tycoon, manipulates and represses his children - the fruit of various adulterous liaisons - hating them obsessively in his insane need to remain young. It is mainly through the bizarre fantasies of Jocelyn, one of these children, that the plot is revealed in an atmosphere of incest and androgyny and foreboding... '' The authorís scarce first (non-SF) novel.
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... ''
Molly Cochran World Without End Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the lost continent of Atlantis... in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle... with... the people whom time and myth-making transformed into Zeus, Hades, and the other Gods of the Greek pantheon. Trapped in the turmoil and panic of Atlantis' destruction is a modern-day man... mysteriously transported into the past... ''
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... ''
David B. Coe Bonds Of Vengeance Book Three of Winds of the Forelands Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''For nine hundred years the Forelands knew peace, but unrest among the magical Qirsi people has blossomed into a conspiracy against the Eandi rulers... Led by a mysterious Qirsi 'Weaver' with powers that can reach into the minds of others, the rebellion is now turning Qirsi against Qirsi... ''
David B. Coe Children of Amarid Book I of the LonTobyn Chronicle Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges a little foxed else Fine book in slightly creased & rubbed Dust Jacket with a small (4mm) tear at the top of the rear panel adjacent to the spine £7.50 ''... Tobyn-Ser is a beautiful land endowed with magic that allows those with the gift to bond with avian familiars. These are the Children of Amarid... whose magic can create and heal - or wound and destroy... But... there is a traitor among the Children of Amarid... who threatens... to destroy all of Tobyn-Ser ... ''
David B. Coe Rules Of Ascension Book One of Winds of the Forelands Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a 2mm tear at the tip of the rear fold £5.00 ''... For centuries the Forelands were disputed by several tribes. Then came the magically gifted Qirsi - physically no match for their foes, but capable of mindsight, creating and controlling mists and fire, and bending solid matter to their purpose... when Tavis, the heir to the Kingdom of Curgh, is wrongfully blamed for the murder of a noble... ''
David B. Coe The Sorcerers' Plague Book One of Blood of the Southlands Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners bruised else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Grinsa, a Weaver of diverse magical gifts, is in search of peace. He and his wife, Cresenne... wish to rid themselves of the pervasive fear... They yearn for... a home to raise their child. But the Southlands has its own problems... ''
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... ''
Jon Cohen The Man in the Window Warner 1982 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''The man in the window... no one has seen him in sixteen years... Children and cats are afraid of him... An angel appears, a hardware store shimmers with magic... a comatose patient they call the Tube Man speaks a name - and across town a window shatters, and Louis Malone... re-enters the world... ''
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 the front free end paper and on the Title Page £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... ''
Adrian Cole Paths in Darkness Hale 1977 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly worn, Dust Jacket. Signed & Personalised by the Author on the front free end paper £20.00 ''... Chad Mannix drives inland... a shopping expedition... interrupted abruptly by a reputable surgeon... inadvertently exposed to something... Agreeing to undergo various tests, Mannix becomes more uncertain of himself and his enigmatic surroundings... To what has he been exposed? Why should he represent such a dire menace to the outside world?... '' Scarce.
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 Hodder & Stoughton 1997-9 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised at top and/or base of spines and page edges a little browned else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''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 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 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... ''
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 (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... ''
John Connolly The White Road Hodder & Stoughton 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, small darkened spot on lower front corner and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''In South Carolina, a young black man faces the death penalty for the rape and murder of... daughter of one of the wealthiest men in the state... a case with its roots in old evil... murderous spectre of a hooded woman... descent into the abyss... a strange, hunched creature that keeps its own secrets... the paths of the living and the dead converge... ''
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... ''
Brenda Cooper Reading The Wind Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, rear corners bruised and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Chelo Lee and her brother Joseph were... genetically enhanced for strength. speed, intelligence and more... their mentor Jenna ad four other teenagers fought for freedom on the wild and unsettled planet Freemont. They nearly won. but to hang on to their lives they had to split into two groups... '' Sequel to the Silver Ship and the Sea
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 fiels... father was... the famous turkey baron... who boasted of having his Missouriv 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... ''
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... ''
Mary Corran Darkfell Orion 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked and foxed else Fine book in slightly rubbed, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Ninian is heir to Arcady, the last matriarchal estate in Avardale and the wetlands, the heir to the secret of her home lake and the Tearstone. Quest has been her friend for life, her lover for moments. Now it looks like their love is souring under the pressure of Quest's ambition... ''
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 Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, pages and board-edges remainder-sprayed on base, else Fine book in slightly worn 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 (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
Kit Craig (Kit Reed) Strait Headline 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket with a 10mm tear at the base of the rear fold £5.00 ''When urbane, attractive Will Strait comes to teach at Evard College... Clair Sailor... senses something wrong... She is right. Buried in his contorted past, behind the spurious façade of his perfect family and his perfect career, is a secret that drives Will Strait to corrupt, torture and kill... ''
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 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 top the extreme spine edge of the front panel and a hint of wear to the lower front fold tip. £20.00 ''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 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... ''
Edwina Currie The Ambassador Little, Brown 1999 First Edition First Printing Lower corners a little rubbed, else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''In the year 2099, the free world is dominated by the European Union, climate change and gene therapy... 'cloning' is not mentioned in polite society, it's happening... files go missing, a chromosome disintegrates... the true dangers of scientific discovery become apparent... ''
Jack Curtis (David Harsent) Crows' Parliament Bantam 1989 First Edition First Printing? Slightly bumped at base of spine & top front corner bruised & around 32 pages differentially lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Simon Guerney has a singular profession: the international rescue of kidnap victims. Well paid for this dangerous and often violent work, he is the last resort of the rich and desperate... David Paschini is no ordinary teenager and this is no ordinary kidnapping. Through a series of haunting psychic dreams he reveals his whereabouts to Guerney... ''
Julie E. Czerneda Survival Species Imperative #1 Daw 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of sun-fading to the extremities. £7.50 ''... Mac... was a trained biologist... research was interrupted by the... arrival of Brymn, the first member of the alien race known as the Dhryn to ever set foot on Earth... Brymn was an archaeologist, and much of his work had focused on... the Chasm... traces existed of the civilisations that must once have flourished... ''
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 Author on the Title Page £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... ''
G. W. 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... ''
John Dalmas The Second Coming Baen 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... we're ripe for a second coming. But this is the media age... and the tine of the terrorist. Thus, instead of a Nazarene carpenter, the vessel of the Infinite Soul is a black Canadian software genius... he surrounds himself with management mavens, media consultants, security specialists... And, unavoidably, enemies... ''
Tony Daniel Metaplanetary Eos 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''The human race has extended itself into the far reaches of our solar system - and... has developed into something remarkable and diverse and perhaps transcendent. The inner system... with its worlds connected by a vast living network of cables - is supported by the repression and enslavement of humanity's progeny, nanotechnological artificial intelligences... ''
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. £7.50 ''... '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 Fallow Blade The Crowthistle Chronicles Book 4 Tor (UK) 2007 First Edition in Hardback and the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''A beautiful Lord of Wickedness, with hair as black as iniquity, is about to shatter the life of the weathermage Asrathiel... she prepares for battle against a tyrant... a new peril looms... far more dangerous and deadly menace that threatens not merely the balance of power but the entire human race... '' Last in the series
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
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.''
L. Sprague De Camp The Honourable Barbarian Del Rey 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and a couple of small marks on page fore-edges else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Joria, the one-time unbeheaded king, was now safely retired from... getting into trouble. But his younger brother Kerin lacked such wisdom. The outraged father of Adeliza had caught him in compromising circumstances... sent at once on a mission... Belinka, a sprite... a hermit-wizard's island... voyage on a pirate ship... kidnapped princess... ''
Tom de Haven 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 (Also as Samuel M. Key) 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 Forests of the Heart Gollancz 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Binding slightly strained, top page edges slightly marked else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket £5.00 ''In the old country they call 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, named the manitou... generations have passed... but the Gentry still wander 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 (Also as Samuel M. Key) 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 Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Lily is a photojournalist, stealing away from the music scene she usually covers to pursue bizarre rumours of 'animal people' living in the ruins of the Tombs - the city's darkest slums. Hank... knows the crumbling Tombs all too well... the animal people walk among us... ''
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 Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners of last 20 pages slightly damp rippled else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £25.00 ''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 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 base of spine, a a few page corners slightly bumped else Fine book in like 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... ''
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 Adamantine Palace Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing Front corners slightly rubbed/curled and a couple of light bumps to page fore-edges else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''The power of the Realms depends on its dragons. Jealously guarded, nurtured by their handlers, ridden by the aristocracy, they are bred for hunting and for war. But only the alchemists and the mysterious liquid they administer to the dragons stand between the Realms and disaster... ''
Stephen Deas The King of the Crags Gollancz 2010 First Edition First Printing Corners lightly bumped and slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''Prince Jehal has murdered, poisoned and betrayed his way to the top... now he just has to enjoy the fruits of power. And yet... He feels more for the wife he married for power than perhaps he should and his lover knows it... And still no-one has found the famous white dragon... '' Sequel to The Adamantine Palace
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... ''
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 panel, adjacent to the spine. £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 Tides of Lust Savoy 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Shallow saw-cut to upper page edges, reart cover manufacturing crease and page edges a little foxed and 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) Fuzzy Dice PS Publishing 2003 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 166/200) Fine copy in like Dust Jacket and slipcase £30.00 ''How badly could you screw up when granted access to infinite worlds conforming to your heart's most intimate desires?... rest assured that Paul Girard, hapless middle-aged bookstore clerk, can hilariously surpass your worst fumblings... across... bizarre dimensions... Paul races in... search for happiness, love, wealth, status... and the answer to the Ontological Pickle... ''
Paul di Filippo (Also as Philip Lawson with Michael Bishop) Harp, Pipe, and Symphony Prime Books 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and touch of wear to top corner of rear board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... Thomas the Rhymer confronts humans and faery and monsters, in a quest through lands known and unknown... but can he survive the machinations of the Faery Queen?''
Paul di Filippo Joe's Liver Cambrian Publications 2000 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No 147/300) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''To those benighted and unfortunate souls misfavoured by whimsical Fate to the degree that they were born outside the status-conferring territorial confines of the uniquely glorious United States... one and only one Yankee monument shines forth as the paramount symbolic beacon of sheer American wonderfulness... Reader's Digest, of course... ''
Paul di Filippo The Steampunk Trilogy Four Walls Eight Windows 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top front corner and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Set in a very alternative 19th century... feature a mix of historical and imaginary figures... In Victoria, a young and lissom Queen Victoria disappears from her throne and is replaced by a sexy human/newt clone... In Hottentots, Massachusetts is threatened by H. P. Lovecraft-style monsters from the deep... ''
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 Lower 5 mm of spine panel cloth slightly faded else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket £20.00 ''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 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 Ubik Rapp & Whiting 1970 First Edition in the UK First Printing Small bruise to lower edge of front board, top corners lightly bumped and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine Book in like, lightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the spine panel lightly browned. £200.00 ''If he was alive why was he riding in a 1939 motor car on his way to his boss's funeral in Des Moines, Iowa? If he was dead why wasn't he beginning a chilly half-life in the year 1992?... ''
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 Merlin Dreams Gollancz 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly aged else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel background a little faded (as usual) Illustrated by Alan Lee £10.00 ''... Entombed beneath that massive rock, his extraordinary powers at rest, the Magician we have come to call Merlin drifts between sleep and consciousness... each dream creating from its Celtic roots a remarkable world of mediaeval fantasy. An unwilling knight errant rides forth against a daunting, invisible opponent... '' Scarce.
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 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 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 Antagonist Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... At the time of his death ... Dickson was writing Antagonist, the tale of Bleys Ahren's turn towards darkness. Now Dickson's assistant, David W. Wixon... working from Dickson's copious notes... a fitting capstone to... The Childe Cycle... ''
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 fold Note: The usual DJ pricing corner is clipped with $9.95 printed on flap - implying the publisher changed their mind? £5.00 In Iron Years; Homecoming; A Taste Of Tenure; The Hours Are Good; Gifts; Zeepsday; Things Which Are Caesar's.
Gordon R. Dickson The Dragon On The Border Ace 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''...the Dragon Knight... faces what may be the greatest challenge of his existence... vengeful spirits of the dead, the Hollow men appear as empty suits of armour astride invisible mounts. But their weapons are real enough... a slain Hollow Man can always be restored within two days - and as long as one of their unholy number endures, no Hollow Man can ever truly die... ''
William C. Dietz Earthrise Ace 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, lower 1mm of board edges slightly faded and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the aftermath of a devastating alien invasion... three days... to destroy the great cities of the world ... More than three billion people perished... But the invaders... needed survivors. They needed slaves... '' Sequel to Deathday
William C. Dietz For More Than Glory Ace 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly scratched Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''It's been since months since the Confederacy... united to face an invasion waged against all sentient creatures. Spearheading the battle was Legion General Bill Booly. But now, in the wake of the war, the general has found himself struggling to balance his military, political and humane obligations... ''
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 Logos Run Ace 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''In a universe littered with the ruins of a once technologically advanced past, there are those who seek to restore the galaxy to its former high-tech glory - and those passionately committed to preventing that. Caught between these factions, Runner Jak Rebo can no longer stay out of the fray... '' Sequel to Runner
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 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...''
Thomas M. Disch (Also as Thom Demijohn & Leonie Hargrave) The Priest A Gothic Romance Millennium 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and one small, faint mark to page edges else Fine book in slightly rubbed, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... a nasty, extremely unsettling, thought-provoking novel that lingers in the memory long after the last page is turned. A salutary lesson for all of us who live happily in the conviction that we live in a secular age...'' A modern scarcity that's very amusing!
Carl Djerassi Menachem's Seed University Of Georgia Press 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and corners else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Menachem... a fiftyish Israeli nuclear engineer... sterile... Melanie Laidlaw... the childless widow of a prominent scientist... in her late thirties, Laidlaw concocts a scheme to steal her lover's sperm in order to... injection of a single sperm into an egg... pure Djerassi - an unpredictable and thrilling page-turner.''
Cory Doctorow Makers Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly light-faded Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Perry and Lester invent things - seashell robots that make toast, Boogie Woogie Elmo dolls that drive cars... entirely new economic systems... The New Work bust puts the dot.com-bomb to shame. Perry and Lester build a network of interactive rides in abandoned Wal-Marts... Hordes of goths descend... Then things get really interesting... ''
Cory Doctorow The Rapture of the Nerds Titan 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Lower corners bruised/lightly creased and page edges lightly browned - Very Good to Near Fine Book £4.00 ''At the dusk of the twenty-first century, Welsh technophobe Huw is one of the billion or so hominids left on Earth, living in a preserve at the bottom of a gravity well. The rest have emigrated, uploading their consciousness to a vast cloud that fogs the solar system with a dust of molecular machinery... ''
Ian Doescher William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace Star Wars Part the First Quirk Books 2015 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Alack! What dreadful turmoil doth beset The strong Republic and its bonds of peace. O'er distant trade routes all do sigh and fret As fears of grim taxation do increase The greedy, vile Trade Federation hath Created a blockade none may pass through With deadly battleships they block the path Unto the little planet call'd Naboo While politicians endlessly debate... ''
Stephen R. Donaldson (Also as Reed Stephens) A Man Rides Through Del Rey 1987 First Edition First Printing Small mark on top edge of rear board and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in price-clipped Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Terisa Morgan desperately needed to escape. Gilbur was trying to kill her, Castellan Lebbick wanted to torture her, and she needed to find Geraden. Orison was being attacked by the Alend army poised at the gates... Eremis, the traitor, was working with Gilbur in league with the hated Cadwals and the Arch-Imager Vogel... ''
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 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 Ruin This Day All Gods Die HarperCollins 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket, with a faint damp-stain inside base of spine (no show-through) £7.50 '' .. its apocalyptic final chapter... Earth stands threatened with fiery destruction... ''
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...''
James Doohan The Privateer Volume 2 Of The Flight Engineer Baen 1999 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and old price and smudges on front free end paper else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with sticker 'ghost' on rear fixed end paper. £4.00 ''Peter Raeder became the Commonwealth's first ace pilot in the war against the secessionist Mollies... he became Flight Engineer on the fast carrier Invincible... ready to fight the Mollies... ''
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... ''
Candas Jane Dorsey Black Wine Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''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 Cup Of Clay Book I of the Taliswoman 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 a little worn, torn and creased at the top and base of the spine panel. £4.00 ''... a Twin Cities newspaper reporter who finds herself in another world - the once pristine land of Veil... the sparkling clear water is not safe to drink... The flowers are gorgeous - but some produce an evil stench... women are treated with great homage - but they are sequestered in harem-like living quarters, and their opinions are unknown... ''
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... ''
L. Warren Douglas The Veil of Years Baen 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner and a small bump to a few top page edges else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The young apprentice mage, Pierette, discovers the pages in the history books are fading away... and the shadows of ancient headless Gauls - souls of the dead... are seen by night... Is the Black Time coming, when evil will reign supreme? The answer lies in the long ago... and Pierette must... travel there.''
Sara Douglass (Sara Mary Warneke) Darkwitch Rising Book Three of The Troy Game 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 ''... Brutus, last of the Trojan kings... captivated by the alluring sorceress Genvissa... together they almost succeeded in creating a magical Labyrinth... trapped... in an endless cycle of death and rebirth... Now: the English are at war, a mighty civil war... Charles II is trying to hold chaos at bay...
Debra Doyle A Working Of Stars Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, with a couple of tiny (ca. 1mm) tears in the top and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a little erosion at the upper tip of the folds £5.00 ''Ten years ago, Arekhon... abandoned his native planet for a new life on the far side of the Gap Between... On the planet Entibor, he found shelter... with his old love, Elaeli Inadi, at the price of what he'd left behind: a dispersed and shattered Mage-Circle, and estranged brother who had tried to kill him and a homeworld on the cusp of a massive cultural upheaval... ''
David Drake Igniting The Reaches Ace 1994 First Edition First Printing Corners at top of spine slightly worn, covers slightly marked - Very Good Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''... Piet Ricimer stood out like an open flame on the crowded, cluttered bridge of the Sultan as she orbited Salute. Stephen Gregg was amused by the young officer's flashy dress... ''
David Drake (Also as Sarah B. Franklin & Ken Hood) Out Of The Waters Tor 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Promotional News Sheet £7.50 ''... the great city of Carce... a theatrical/religious event... strange and dark magic... The sky darkens... A great creature rises from the sea: a huge tentacled horror on snake legs... this illusion could signify a dreadful and cataclysmic intrusion of supernatural powers... '' Second Book of the Elements, following The Legions of Fire
David Drake The Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume One Night Shade 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine, light smudge on front free end paper and one page corner tip bruised else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 21 stories, Introduced by Gene Wolfe and with both a foreword and an afterword by the author.
David Drake The Gods Return The Third Volume of The Crown of the Isles Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... the stunning conclusion... ''
David Drake The Mirror of Worlds The Second Volume of The Crown of the Isles Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base and bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... The powers of magic in the Isles have flooded to a thousand-year peak, and even local magicians can perform powerful spells normally beyond their control... ''
David Drake With The Lightnings Baen 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 2mm) tear at the top of the spine panel. £10.00 ''Daniel Leary is a lieutenant in the Republic of Cinnabar Navy with no money and no prospects... Adele Mundy is a scholar with no money and no prospects... Kostroma is a wealthy planet which depends on diplomacy... In a few hours, diplomacy is going to fail... Daniel, Adele, and the scratch crew they gather aren't much to stand in the way of a powerful invasion fleet... ''
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 On Her Majesty's Wizardly Service Hodder & Stoughton 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''The feline wizards who stand between our world and chaos are forced once more into a perilous new world: a strangely altered England in the reign of Queen Victoria... the horrifying history... springs from a successful assassination of Queen Victoria... ''
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... ''
Steve Duffy The Moment of Panic PS 2013 First Edition First Printing Fine Book in laminated boards - as issued £15.00 The Marginals; The A to Z; Lie Still, Sleep Becalmed; Vulnavia, or The Mechanical Princess; Lives of the Saints; The Rag-and-Boner Men; Old As The Hills; Todhunter's Rock; A Serious Piece of Metal; Secrets of the Beehive; The Suicide Wood; You Are Now In Bedford Falls and Notes on the Stories
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 (Also as Sarah B. Franklin & Ken Hood) Lord of the Fire Lands A Tale of the King's Blades Avon 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a light scratch on the spine panel. £5.00 ''... Young Wasp is no rebel, but an orphan... Yet, at the sacred ceremony of binding, he follows the lead of his friend Raider - and together the spurn the wishes of King Ambrose... Now Raider and Wasp are outlaws to King and country - fugitives hunted by the very Blades whose ranks they were a breath away from entering... ''
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 Paragon Lost A Chronicle Of The King's Blades Eos 2002 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 ''... Over time, many legends have emerged from the shadows of Ironhall... Sir Beaumont. His heart is the strongest and most pure and his mind is as keen, swift, and accurate as his sword. A glorious future seems destined... But... ''
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 Cutting Edge Part-One-A-Handful-Of-Men. Del Rey 1992 Second Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Beautiful Queen Inos married the loyal stableboy Rap and made him her king. They were very much in love, and they lived happily ever after... Fifteen years went by... ''
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''.
J. R. Dunn Full Tide Of Night Avon 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''They called themselves the Erinye, tormentors of man... Only one starship escaped the holocaust that consumed Earth: piloted by... Julia Amalfi... across the light-years to ice-locked Midgard... With Cariola, an immature but powerful artificial intelligence, Julia... woke Midgard... More than a century later... ''
David Anthony Durham Acacia Book One The War With The Mein Doubleday 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with two small scratches at the edge of the spine panel and lightly rubbed at the tips of the front fold £7.50 ''An assassin sent from the frozen North on a mortal mission. A mighty empire under siege by its oldest enemy. Four royal children in exile or captivity, bent on avenging their father's death... creates an all-enveloping and mythic world... tale of heroism and betrayal, of treachery and revenge, of primal wrongs and ultimate redemption.. '' First in the trilogy.
Alfred Dyer The Symbiotic Mind Hale 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with the red spine lettering faded to yellow/orange. £7.50 ''Locked within his trapped mind, Captain Weston Burn had information vital to the survival of Earth's population. The mind of a crippled 13-year-old orphaned girl proved to be his only escape... two biggest threats mankind had ever faced... ''

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