Books For Sale - November 2019
Fred Saberhagen Dancing Bears Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 5.00 ''In 1906... in Russia... on the huge Lohmatski estate a man-eating bear has attacked at least two men... Gregori... invites his American friend and fellow hunter, John Sherwood, to join him... The Lohmatski men... have long been pursued by rumors of their ability to change into bears... ''
Fred Saberhagen Earth Final Conflict The Arrival Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... When the Taelons arrive on Earth and take their place as humanity's Companions, Doors is one of the first to welcome them. Using his power and influence, he helps to introduce the aliens to our world. Then he suddenly fakes his own death and goes underground to lead the Resistance as the Companions' greatest enemy
Fred Saberhagen Merlin's Bones Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Not very long after the death of King Arthur, a troupe of strolling players, on the run from a brutal king, amble onto a spit of land... There young Amby... discovers the secret hiding place of Merlin's bones... many people are interested in the... remains... Morgan le Fay... Mordred... a skeptical twenty-first century physicist... old Merlin himself... ''
Fred Saberhagen Rogue Berserker Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Harry Silver had already had a lifetime of trouble from Berserkers... Then Winston Cheng, one of the wealthiest humans in the galaxy, offered to buy him a new top-of-the-line ship in return for doing a job... ''
Fred Saberhagen Shiva In Steel Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... one Berserker computer has suddenly and mysteriously developed a tactical strategy unlike anything the human opposition has seen before... Shiva, like the Hindu god of destruction... annihilates whole colonies... ''
Fred Saberhagen The First Book Of Lost Swords: Woundhealer's Story Tor 1986 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... the gods forged Twelve Swords of Power and threw them on the gameboard of life to watch men scramble. But they had forged too well: the swords could kill the gods themselves... the gods gone, the Swords are scattered... Mark is convinced that if he can find Woundhealer, Adrian will be cured... ''
Nick Sagan Idlewild Bantam 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... It is the late twenty-first century and a deadly virus has seeped into humankind's genetic make-up. In only a few generations this plague will have wiped us off the face of the planet... teams of scientists, geneticists and programmers race to find a cure, our only hope lies in a... desperate gamble... ''
R. A. Salvatore The Dame Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof With Publisher's News Sheet 5.00 ''Bransen Garibond, the highwayman... is joined by his comrades... and his road becomes a quest to put right over wrong, a quest for truth... '' Book 3 in the Saga of the First King
Brandon Sanderson Calamity Gollancz 2016 First Edition in the UK Second Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David's fate has been tied to their villainy ever since... Steelheat killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy... And David is just about crazy enough to face down the most powerful High Epic of all to get his friend back. Or die trying.'' A Reckoners Novel
Brandon Sanderson Calamity Gollancz 2016 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 15.00 ''When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David's fate has been tied to their villainy ever since... Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy... And David is just about crazy enough to face down the most powerful High Epic of all to get his friend back. Or die trying.'' A Reckoners Novel
Brandon Sanderson The Bands of Mourning Gollancz 2016 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and two page corner tips creased else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... the mythical metalminds owned by the Lord Ruler, said to grant anyone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command... now a kandra researcher has... images that seem to depict the Bands... Waxillium... is recruited... to investigate... And faces his most terrifying challenge yet.''
Brandon Sanderson Words of Radiance Book Two of The Stormlight Archive Gollancz 2014 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and top page edges very lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 30.00 ''.. Roshar, a world both alien and magical... shared by humans and the enigmatic Parshendi, with whom they are at war... ''
C. J. Sansom Dominion Mantle 2012 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the tips of the folds. 7.50 ''... 1952. Twelve years have passed since Churchill lost to the appeasers and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany after Dunkirk. As the long German war against Russia rages on in the east, the British people find themselves under dark authoritarian rule... Defiance, though, is growing... ''
Robert J. Sawyer Rolllback Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges slightly bumped and marked else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Dr. Sarah Halifax decoded the first-ever radio transmission received from aliens... a second message is received... Sarah, now eighty-seven... a rollback... experimental rejuvenation procedure... She accepts on the condition that Don, her husband, gets a rollback too... but... the rollback fails for Sarah... ''
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough Last Refuge Bantam 1992 First Edition First Printing Crease at lower corner of front cover else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 ''... begins a generation after the events in Nothing Sacred... ''
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough Nothing Sacred Doubleday 1991 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 Clute - ''The protagonist... is... a woman haunted by the distress of the world, this time a century hence, who discovers that the prison camp in Tibet to which she is sent is in fact Shangri-La, and that the Buddhist doctrine of reincarnation is not simply a belief.. ''
James H. Schmitz The Demon Breed Macdonald 1969 First UK & Trade Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket 25.00 ''... the Parahuans had come out of space... They had captured Ticos Cay, the only man who knew they were there, until Nile Etland came looking for him... she was faced with two problems: to rescue Ticos... and to stay alive long enough to get a message to the rest of the population... ''
Lawrence M. Schoen Buffalogenesis Tales of the Amazing Conroy #2 SRM 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Spine slightly rubbed else Fine A5 centre-stapled booklet 5.00 ''... interstellar bon vivant, and hypnotist extraordinaire, has taken a break from a life of itinerant mesmerism to return to Earth with a smuggled Buffalo Dog, an alien animal worth at least ten million bucks. Better still, she's pregnant... if he can just survive the two thousand degree birth process, a dream-tracking assassin... and a corporate lawyer... ''
David J. Schow The Kill Riff Tor 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Lucas dreams it every night... the glittering rockshow... an insane mob storms the stage... his beloved daughter, dying trampled beneath the frenzied fans... he cradles revenge to his breast. His ultimate target: Whip Hand's lead singer. Neither man is what he seems... In their confrontation, there will be no winner.'' This author's first novel.
Melissa Scott Point Of Dreams Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and upper front corner and base of spine slightly bumped and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... another fantastical adventure set in the oddly familiar, yet magically different world of City-State Astreiant, where murder and magic threaten the royal city and a wild blend of theatre, mystery and investigation, necromancy and astromancy, politics and swordplay, makes for a lively and entertaining second visit to an already well-loved world... ''
Melissa Scott Point Of Hopes Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and two top page edges with a short tear each else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... astrologers and necromancers are the pundits and powerbrokers of the Kingdom... The royal city of Astreiant... is bracing itself for an influx of people, money and trouble that invariably accompanies the Midsummer Fair... this year the number of missing children is far larger than usual... ''
Melissa Scott The Jazz Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''In the not too distant future the Internet is filled with Jazz: intentional misinformation and bewildering disinformation. there are even virtual Web sites devoted entirely to satirical and entertaining lies. Tin Lizzy, a young woman techie with a criminal past, is a theatrical Web sites designer... ''
Luke Scull Dead Man's Steel Head of Zeus 2016 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few top page corner tips bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 15.00 ''The Age Of Ruin is near complete: in the far north the Nameless stirs beneath the Spine Mountains and its demons push ever southwards; from the west the Fade have returned, vowing to purge the realm of humankind; and an ancient weapon, forged in the Godswar, has once again been unleashed to ravage the land... ''
Luke Scull The Grim Company Head of Zeus 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and tips of upper corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 15.00 ''... Perhaps the wild magic of the dead gods has corrupted Dorminia's Magelord, as it has the earth itself. Perhaps Salazar's desperate lust for power has finally quenched his last spark of humanity... Still, pockets of resistance remain... when two formidable Highlanders save the life of a young rebel, it proves the foundation for an unlikely fellowship... ''
Luke Scull The Grim Company Roc 2013 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top of spine and tips of upper corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''The gods are dead. The Magelord Salazar and his magically enhanced troops crush any dissent they find in the minds of the populace... Demons and abominations plague the Highlands. The world id desperately in need of heroes, but what it gets instead are a ragbag band of old warriors, a crippled Halfmage, two orphans, and an oddly capable manservant... ''
Alice Sebold The Lovely Bones Little Brown 2002 First Edition First Printing (First State Dust Jacket) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 20.00 ''''... Susie Salmon... is...in heaven... she tells us, in the fresh and spirited voice of a fourteen-year-old-girl,. a tale that is both haunting and full of hope. In the weeks following her death, Susie watches life continue without her - her school friends trading rumours about her disappearance... her killer trying to cover his tracks... ''
Andy Secombe The Last House In The Galaxy Tor/Pan Macmillan 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Top spine corner adjacent to rear cover slightly eroded, light front cover crease and edges slightly rubbed - Very Good Uncorrected Proof 5.00 ''Across the aching wastes of space a terrible war is raging. The Gologons, long relegated to being the garbage disposers of the Galaxy, have finally rebelled... the United Planets Federation... needs to find a safe place where they can... plan a counter-attack... Hambleton Hall is ideally situated
Will Self Grey Area and other stories Bloomsbury 1994 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Spine creased during production and lightly rubbed, front cover creased, top corners lightly rubbed, one page top edge lightly creased and page edges lightly browned else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 Nine short stories: Between the Conceits; The Indian Mutiny; A Short History of the English Novel; Incubus or The Impossibility of Self-Determination as the Desire; Scale; Chest; Grey Area; Inclusion ; The End of the Relationship
Angela Shackleton-Hill Greensight Allen & Unwin 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in rubbed Dust Jacket with the lower edge of the rear panel lightly worn 4.00 ''Arich Astienyr... he should devote his life to the nurturing... A mindsalvor was an unprecedented and heaven-sent blessing... where, even twenty millennia after its uttering, a Word of Trauma inhabited everything... few were able to find their own relief in lore and Eld and wizardry... being a total empath brings... a self-knowledge that threatens his... will and sanity... ''
Samantha Shannon The Bone Season Bloomsbury 2013 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Sheet 10.00 ''The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working for the criminal underworld of Scion London... Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people's minds... Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant... Attacked, drugged and kidnapped, Paige is transported to.. a city... controlled by a powerful, otherworldly race called the Rephaim... ''
William Shatner Tek Money Ace/Putnam 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... a seemingly deranged man, muttering to himself about nightmare visions that torment him, comes looking for Jake - and then dies suddenly... the dead man is Peter Traynor, a Tek addict... Traynor has literally died of fear... ''
William Shatner Tek Power Ace/Putnam 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... President Warren Brookmeyer has a problem with Tek: while he insists he only uses the drug for an occasional 'lift, others in his administration have convinced him that the Americal people would not respond well if they were to learn that their President is a Tek user. reluctantly, Brookmeyer has agreed... to allow an android simulation to replace him... ''
William Shatner Tek Secret Ace/Putnam 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner bruised and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Jake Cardigan is back... hired to look into the disappearance of beautiful heiress Alicia Bower... daughter of the world's wealthiest robotics industrialist... Book Five in the series.
Bob Shaw The Shadow Of Heaven Gollancz 1991 First Edition in Hardback First Printing & Thus Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with the spine panel background lightly faded. 5.00 ''Heaven is a giant anti-gravity floating disc... But to the people crammed into... the choking claustrophobia that is now Earth, the vast shape in the sky means space, air and freedom... But... rebellion fomenting on Heaven... holds more dangers than anyone knows...''
Robert Sheckley Dimension Of Miracles Gollancz 1969 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, light spine lean, tape stains on end papers, code number on front free end paper and page edges foxed and age-darkened - Good book in slightly marked Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear 20.00 '''... Carmody, is an ordinary fellow who goes home from the office and is confronted with a cosmic Messenger. He has won a prize in the Intergalactic Sweepstakes and is enchanted off to Galactic Centre... ''
Robert Sheckley The Robert Sheckley Omnibus Gollancz 1973 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a crease running the length of the rear flap. 30.00 ''... twelve of Sheckley's stories which present a spectrum of his best writing. In addition to the stories, the volume contains Sheckley's famous novel, Immortality Inc., about a man involved in a car crash who wakes to find himself in the 22nd century - and in a new body... ingenious, sardonic, intelligent and entertaining... ''
Charles Sheffield Science Fiction Special 41 Sight of Proteus The Web Between The Worlds Sidgwick & Jackson 1982? First Combined Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slight spine creasing, pages browned, and a few ?oil? splashes on title page - Very Good to Near Fine book in slightly rubbed laminated boards 7.50 ''his first novel, describes in ultimately optimistic terms the wide-ranging effects of machine-driven shapechanging technologies...'' with ''... his second novel, famously posited a sky-hook space elevator at almost exactly the same time as Arthur C. Clarke presented an astonishingly similar space elevator... '' - Clute
Charles Sheffield The Ganymede Club Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... returns to the Solar System of... Cold as Ice... the years immediately following the Great War... Lola Belman was a refugee... Now she has a good practice as a Haldane, a therapist who can enter into her patients' dreams... there is a reason why her patient has... dreams of events he cannot remember... ''
Charles Sheffield Transcendence Book Three of The Heritage Universe Gollancz 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel yellow background lightly faded and a couple of tiny scratches on that panel 5.00 ''It is five million years since the enigmatic race known as the Builders disappeared from the Galaxy, but the artifacts they left behind have baffled scientists since their first discovery... The Zardalu were thought... extinct... The most vicious species in galactic history... an expedition... to find the remnants... and destroy them before they can start breeding...''
Roy Sheldon Atoms In Action Hamilton/Panther (1953) First Edition First Printing Faint part-browning to free end papers and page edges lightly age-darkened - else Fine Book in very slightly worn and creased Dust Jacket with a short tear at the top edge of the front panel 20.00 ''... another Shiny Spear story... Shiny and his partner, Dirk Manners, are sent on leave to a far-away star system from which come strange radio pulses... plunged into a nightmare of perilous adventure... in which roamed creatures unutterably strange and alien... ''
Mary Shelley (Also as Author of 'Frankenstein') Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus Great Writers Library 1987 - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine book with decorated boards, as issued. 4.00 ''... I started from my sleep with horror; a cold dew covered my forehead, my teeth chattered, and every limb became convulsed: when, by the dim and yellow light of the moon, as it forced its way through the window shutters, I beheld the wretch - the miserable monster whom I had created... ''
Lucius Shepard Barnacle Bill The Spacer and Other Stories Orion 1997 First Edition First Printing (First State - ISBN 185798501X & 16.99 on DJ) Bruised at top and base of spine, lower front and upper rear corners else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a short tear at the lower end or the rear fold. 10.00 ''... Hugo Award winning 'Barnacle Bill the Spacer' a science fiction that is both eerie and enchanting, forward looking and nostalgic. The six further works demonstrate in spectacular fashion the breadth of Shepard's unique imagination... '' There is evidence that Hardbacks with ISBN 0752816098 & no price on DJ were issued for export markets a year later.
David Sherman Starfist Lazarus Rising Del Rey 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... In their fiercest combat yet, the hard-charging Marines of 34th Fleet Initial Strike Team... have finally won their battle against a full-scale alien invasion of planet Kingdom, But victory over these savage enemies comes at a terrible price... ''
Will Shetterly The Gospel of the Knife Tor 2007 First Edition Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a shortish crease in the front flap 7.50 ''When Chris Nix was four years old, his family was nearly destroyed... now fourteen... He barely remembers the events at Dogland and has completely forgotten the powerful beings who cam to his aid... a mysterious benefactor wants to send Chris to an exclusive private school... '' Sequel to Dogland
Lewis Shiner Slam Doubleday 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at the base of the spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Dave, paroled after six months' hard time for tax evasion, has just landed the worlds' greatest job... A rich old lady has left her fortune to her twenty-three cats. As their caretaker, Dave is to receive a salary, expenses, and the use of her luxury beach house. Almost immediately things start to go wrong. The old woman's money is the focus of a power struggle between a cast of bizarre characters... '' Not S.F.
Sharon Shinn Angel-Seeker Ace 2004 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 ''... returns once more to the planet of Samaria, where men and angels live under the watchful eye of the god Jovah... '' Follows Archangel...
Sharon Shinn Mystic and Rider Ace 2005 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Clouds of unrest are darkening the land of Gillengaria. In the southern region, ill feeling toward magic and those who use it has risen to a dangerous level, though King Baryn has ordered that such men and women are to be tolerated. Whispers abound that he issued the decree because his new young wife is herself a mystic... ''
Susan Shwartz The Grail Of Hearts Tor 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner, small cloth tear at base of spine and top page edges foxed/marked else Fine book in slightly worn and torn Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... The woman Kundry has been many things in her long life... It is from the very shadow of the Cross that Kundry began herb fateful journey, for her laughter at the Crucifixion has condemned her to wander the Earth... till her soul is cleansed and her sin washed clean... ''
Robert Silverberg (Also as Ivar Jorgenson; Calvin M. Knox; David Osborne & Robert Randall) Hot Sky At Midnight Bantam 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''At Samurai Industries, Paul Carpenter studies his computer monitors to predict the movement of toxic clouds drifting across the Pacific. If he's wrong, a sudden shift of wind can kill thousands. Nick Rhodes, a research scientist... seeks better ways for humans to adapt to Earth's hostile environment... ''
Robert Silverberg The Mountains Of Majipoor Bantam 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... For young Prince Harpirias, the journey into the frozen tundra of the remote borderlands of Majipoor might well have been a death sentence... a mission that could represent suicide or salvation... ''
Robert Silverberg The Mountains Of Majipoor Macmillan 1995 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Five centuries after the troubles Prince Harpirias... is to lead a mission beyond the mountain range known as the Nine Sisters to negotiate with the barbarians for the party's release. They have no inkling of Majipoor's vastness and expect to treaty with the Coronel himself... ''
Clifford D. Simak The Fellowship Of The Talisman Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the price removed 5.00 ''... a strange fellowship: a brawny man-at-arms; a banshee; a hermit; Ghost... turncoat demon... goblin, and a witch.. the Dark Ages never ended. There had been no Renaissance... Duncan Standish had been sent on a dangerous mission... through a land where the monstrous servants of the Evil held sway... ''
Clifford D. Simak The Visitors Sidgwick & Jackson 1981 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, page edges no longer quite parallel and page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly marked else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket 4.00 ''It looked like a big black box - perhaps fifty feet high, two hundred long... had scooped him up... then let him go... He knew that the visitor was a living, intelligent creature. Then more... descended...''
Dan Simmons Fires Of Eden Putnam 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... Real estate mogul Byron Trumbo is the owner of the Mauna Pele, a deluxe Hawaiian resort... instead of making money... guests keep disappearing... Giant beasts capable of human speech are spotted, visitors turn up dead and dismembered, and volcanic eruptions fill the sky with smoke and flame... ''
Dan Simmons Hardcase St. Martin's Minotaur 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Joe Kurtz has been wronged one too many times. So when he takes out the drug-dealing thug who killed his girl-friend, the ex P. I. gets to cool his heels... As the story twists and turns, and the body count rises, Kurtz no longer knows who he can trust... '' A Thriller.
Dan Simmons Lovedeath Warner 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a few top page edges a little bumped else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 With foreword and notes by the author. Entropy's Bed at Midnight; Dying in Bangkok; Sleeping With Teeth Women; Flashback; The Great Lover
Dan Simmons Lovedeath Five Tales of Love and Death Headline 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket 6.00 ''... Showing perfect mastery of his craft, Dan Simmons explores his themes of love and death in five novellas of intense power and imagination... destined to garner further acclaim for an author already regarded as one of the most exciting talents in the field.''
Dan Simmons Phases Of Gravity Headline 1990 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''Richard Baedecker once walked on the moon but... His quest for higher meaning begins when he meets a mysterious young woman who leads him on a journey to the 'places of power' in his own past... ''
Dan Simmons The Hollow Man Bantam 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Jeremy Bremen has a secret. All his life he has been cursed with the unwanted ability to read minds... For years his wife, Gail, has served as a shield between Jeremy and the intrusive thoughts of those around him... But now Gail is dying... and Jeremy comes face-to-face with the horror of his own omniscience... ''
Dan Simmons The Hollow Man Headline 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the upper fold tips. 5.00 ''All his life, Jeremy Bremen has been cursed with the unwanted ability to read minds... For years his wife Gail has served as a shield between Jeremy and the world's neurobabble... But now Gail is dying and Jeremy comes face to face with the horror of his own omniscience... ''
Dan Simmons The Rise Of Endymion Bantam 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 1.5 mm) split at the top of the spine panel. 15.00 ''The final chapter of this magnificent saga begins with two momentous events: the death and resurrection of Pope Julius XIV and the coming-of-age of the new messiah... Her name is Aenea... ''
Wm. Mark Simmons Dead On My Feet Baen 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''A year ago Chris... was completely human - then a blood transfusion from the Lord of the Undead changed everything. Now he is a hunted man... So far he's dodged undead assassins, werewolves, a 6,000-year-old Egyptian necromancer, and Vlad Dracula himself. But now he's really got problems... '' Humorous Fantasy.
Alison Sinclair Blueheart Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Near Fine Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... The adaptive humans who have colonised the planet, covered in the main by ocean, are at the limit of their usefulness and the debate on the desirability of further terraforming is becoming heated. The discovery of a corpse deep beneath the sea is nothing unusual ... this is the catalyst for a tragedy of global proportions... ''
Alison Sinclair Cavalcade Millennium 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''Just as the aliens promised, a ship has landed and taken away those who took up their invitation to a new life, a better brighter future. But when the pioneers awake aboard the alien vessel there is no welcoming committee... something... is decommissioning anything electronic... someone is going to have to find a way to communicate with the being or beings that has taken them prisoner... ''
Clive Sinclair Augustus Rex Andre Deutsch 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Original Drawings by Yosl Bergner 5.00 ''All the reputable sources inform us that August Strindberg, the great Swedish playwright, died on 14 May 1912. But there is one dissenting voice: Beelzebub. Lord of the Flies. If Beelzebub is to be believed, Strindberg did not die but sold his soul in the nick of time. Raised from the grave in 1961, he was thereafter led into temptation.. ''
Iain Sinclair Dining On Stones (or, The Middle Ground) Hamish Hamilton 2004 First Edition First Printing A few page edges slightly creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 10.00 ''Andrew Norton, poet, visionary and hack, is looking for a new project; some untried quest to absorb him. Handed a mysterious package - a much-hoped-for clue that must be deciphered - Norton quits his old stomping ground of Hackney and sets out along the A13 to divine the boundaries of his search... ''
Iain Sinclair Downriver (Or, the Vessels of Wrath) A Narrative in Twelve Tales Paladin 1991 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. 15.00 ''... Through the fantastic events... runs also a strong vein of savage Swiftian satire and irony. Setting hallucinatory visions of extraordinary vividness alongside telling, unnervingly graphic descriptions of urban despair and desolation, the author exposes many of the worst lies and deceits underpinning the rotten edifice of modern British society... ''
Denys S. Sissons The Interlopers United Writers 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Strange vibrations and an eerie light in the sky wake Mike Hunt one night... Further bizarre nocturnal occurrences are witnessed at an old kirk... with the suspicion being that the phenomena are by-products of visits by interlopers from either the spirit world or some other space/time continuum... ''
Michael Slade (Jay Clarke, also with John Banks, Lee Clarke, Rebecca Clarke, and Richard Covell) Zombie Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, board fore-edges rubbed and page edges lightly browned and marked - Very Good book in slightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket 7.50 ''A murderous battle against overwhelming odds in Africa over a hundred years ago and a crazed killer on a mission of primal vengeance today... bloody age-old rituals of unspeakable mutilation and their grisly echoes in a series of atrocities... ''
John Sladek Roderick Or The Education Of A Young Machine Granada 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly faded at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket with orange spine lettering uniformly faded to yellow 10.00 ''Roderick is a robot who learns... Adopted by friendly small-town folks, Roderick is brought up a s a 'real' boy - or that's the idea... '' Very funny.
John Sladek The Lunatics Of Terra Gollancz 1984 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 20.00 ''... a devastating and hilarious look at the future of our society... '' 18 stories - scarce.
John Sladek The Muller-Fokker Effect Hutchinson 1970 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and top page edges a little marked and foxed else Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket with a 14mm tear at base of front fold and creases in both flaps 15.00 ''... Appeal to Serious critics: Enumeration is the theme of this immensely powerful, compellingly striated Pythagoras of a novel, in which a hubristic man calls into question the dictatorship of all his gods... ''
Anna Smaill The Chimes Sceptre 2015 Second Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''A boy stands by the roadside on his way to London, alone in the rain. No memories, beyond what he can hold in his hands at any given moment. No directions, as written words have long since been forbidden. No parents - just a melody that tugs at him, a thread to follow, A song that says if he can just get to the capital, he may find some answers ... ''
A. C. H. Smith Labyrinth A Novel Virgin 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Covers lightly creased & slightly worn & page edges lightly browned - Very Good Book 50.00 Based on the movie produced by Jim Henson. Very uncommon.
A. J. Smith The Black Guard Head of Zeus 2013 First Edition First Printing Short tear at the base of the spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Press Release 10.00 ''... The city of Ro Canarn burns. With their father's blood fresh upon the headsman's sword, Lord Bromvy and Lady Bronwyn, the last scions of the house of Canarn, face fugitive exile or death. By royal decree, their noble line is now reviled, named Black Guard and struck from past and future histories.. '' First of the Chronicles of the Long War
A. J. Smith The Red Prince Head of Zeus 2015 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 10.00 ''... Now, Alexander Tiris, the Red Prince, can only brood upon the downfall of his people, cut off from his own city by the mercenary army of the Seven Sisters. Until the arrival of the one man who can wield the sisters' power... All that was dead will rise. All that now lives will fall... '' Third of the Chronicles of the Long War
Cordwainer Smith (Also as Felix C. Forrest; Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger & Carmichael Smith) Space Lords Sidgwick & Jackson 1969 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, one page lower corner creased and page edges a little browned - Very Good Book 5.00 ''Stories of the far future which paint a picture - weird, beautiful, and terrifying - of the strangest universe ever imagined... '' Mother Hittun's Littul Kittons; The Dead Lady of Clown Town; Drunkboat; The Ballad of Lost C'Mell and A Planet Named Shayol
Edward E. Smith Lord Tedric Baronet1978 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed, covers slightly curled, upper rear corner creased and page edges a little marked and rubbed - Very Good book 4.00 ''Tedric, member of the select Imperial Corps of the One Hundred, is sent on a mission to the planet Evron Eleven to help put down a riot... There are... forces threatening the safety of the Empire... '' First book of the series, expanded by Gordon Eklund from the original story published in Universe Science Fiction in 1954.
Martin Cruz Smith (Also as Martin Smith) Nightwing Norton 1977 First Edition First Printing Bruised and lightly rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned, foxed and rubbed else Fine book in creased Dust Jacket, with a little wear and tear at the top of the spine panel 7.50 ''The old indian sits in the heat of his shack in the Painted Desert. The Hopis... are dying... what can one old medicine man do?... 'I'm going to end the world'... Every night from then Death stirs... its wings are wide and gossamer thin, it's teeth are sharp as knives, its grotesque appetite insatiable... night is falling.''
Michael Marshall Smith (Also as Michael Marshall) One of Us HarperCollins 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket with a small fingernail puncture over the front gutter Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''Hap Thompson - ex-criminal, ex-barman and ex-husband - has fallen on his feet at last. After years of scuffling in the shadows of crime, he's finally found something he can do better than anyone else. And it's legal. Almost... ''
Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve The Trickster and The Troll University of Nebraska Press 1997 First Edition First Printing ? Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''The friendship and adventures of Iktomi and Troll, the trickster figure from Lakota legend and the well-known character from Norse mythology, are the subject of this imaginative, marvelously spun tale. The gentle, lumbering Troll meets Ikomi... The vain, opportunistic trickster soon discovers that he has lost his people... ''
S. P. Somtow (Also as Somtow Sucharitkul) Darker Angels Gollancz 1997 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 ''... At the heart of the tale is the houngan Old Joseph, a voodoo priest who has given up one eye in exchange for ultimate knowledge and who has dared to raise the dead from the battlefields of the Civil War. From the college rooms of the young Lord Byron to the slave auctions of Haiti, from revival meetings to dark rituals of resurrection...''
S. P. Somtow Jasmine Nights Hamish Hamilton 1994 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof in creased Proof Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Here is a strange, beautiful, funny story of a twelve-year-old Thai boy called Mr Little Frog. The year is 1963... Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai... speaks only English, eats only English food, and secretly calls himself Justin... he keeps the company of his books and his pet chameleon until he meets Virgil, a black American boy. Together they embark on a year of magic and discoveries... ''
S. P. Somtow (Also as Somtow Sucharitkul) Vanitas Escape From Vampire Junction Gollancz 1995 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Timmy Valentine... relinquished his vampiric immortality and transferred his archetypal essence to young Angel Todd, sending him out into the dark forest of the soul. Now Timmy Valentine is an ordinary twelve-year-old boy, awakened from a two-thousand-year-old nightmare.. but there is something missing...''
Craig Spector To Bury The Dead Stealth 2001 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few page corners creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... As a firefighter and paramedic, Paul Kelly is a man defined by action... a devoted husband and father... And then the unthinkable happens... A shocking crime... Consumed by grief, pushed to the brink of madness and moral outrage... how far would you go... ''
Sally Spedding Wringland Macmillan 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Abbie Parker is just starting her new job as sales negotiator for a prestige housing development in sinister and vaporous Black Fen - rumoured to be the most haunted corner of England... a chilling and disturbing sortie into that twilight world that hovers between reality and nightmare.'' Her first novel.
William Browning Spencer Zod Wallop St. Martin's Press 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tear at the top of the spine adjacent to the rear panel. 7.50 ''... 'Gotta get moving,' Rock said. A couple of hundred million years went by... That's how Zod Wallop starts... Raymond Story read Zod Wallop while he was a patient at Harwood Psychiatric. Now the book means everything to him... he... is now journeying to Harry Gainesborough's house with his young wife... in tow... Zod Wallop is actually happening... ''
Norman Spinrad Bug Jack Barron Macdonald 1970 First Edition in the UK First Printing Lower corners bruised, one page corner tip creased and page edges lightly age-darkened/browned else Fine Book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price removed, a short tear at the base of the rear panel and the front flap multiply creased 10.00 ''... Benedict Howard's: head of the Foundation for Human immortality... uses his head coldly and ruthlessly to do in everyone in sight... Jack Barron: a man with a different kind of power... the man who gives the masses a chance to air their grievances... And... a naked game of power with immortality at stake and no holds barred... ''
Nancy Springer Chains Of Gold Macdonald 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Among the lakes and islands of Catena's magical land rests the Sacred Isle. There the Lady Cerilla... is betrothed to Arlen; betrothed and doomed. For Arlen is the chosen Winterking of the Sacred Isle - his fate, to marry, enjoy the love of his bride for but a single night, and then to die, a sacrifice to the island's jealous goddess... ''
Nancy Springer Larque On The Wing AvoNova/Morrow 1994 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Guitar-shaped, forty-year-old wife, mother and successful crafter of home decoration products Larque Harootunian is going through a very messy mid-life crisis... embarrassing habit of producing temporary doubles... of people and their inner aspects from out of thin air. But... ''
Nancy Springer The Hex Witch Of Seldom Baen 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly browned and rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''The King, the Sorceress, the Trickster, the Virgin, the Priest... in full they form the Circle of Twelve... whose powers are manifest in us all... those who have the Sight, like young Bobbi Yandro, can speak with them at will... her own budding powers are beyond control... events sweep her into the very hands of the Twelve... ''
Nancy Springer The White Hart Richard Drew 1984 First Trade Hardback Edition First Printing (Bound in red leatherette) Page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Long ago, so long ago that the enchantment of the Beginning was yet on it, there was a little land called Isle... Vast oceans peopled by Sylkies encircled the land even as the thick-woven Forest surrounded each village... '' First in The Book Of The Isle Trilogy.
Jon Sprunk Shadow's Lure Gollancz 2011 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Fine Book 3.00 ''In Othir he was... An assassin beyond compare... But Caim left that life behind when he helped an empress claim her throne. Now, searching for the truth behind the murder of his parents... Caim finds himself in a land in thrall to the Shadow... ''
Francis Spufford Red Plenty Faber 2010 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 ''Once upon a time in the Soviet Union... the twentieth-century magic called 'the planned economy'... was going to gush forth an abundance of good things... And... in the heady years of the late 1950s, the magic seemed to be working... about the scientists who did their genuine brilliant best... a comedy of ideas, and a novel about the cost of ideas.'' Marginal S.F.
Brian Stableford Salamander's Fire The Second Book Of Genesys Legend 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''The world is crumbling, literally and metaphorically. Had humanity retained their ancient lore they would understand these changes but in this - as in so much - the truth is lost behind a cloud of legend and myth... '' Sequel to Serpent's Blood.
Brian Stableford Sexual Chemistry Sardonic Tales Of The Genetic Revolution Simon & Schuster 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''The latest technology of genetic engineering has brought us to the threshold of an amazing new phase in human evolution... The inventive and provocative stories in this book set out boldly to explore the possibilities of this fundamental revolution... ''
Brian Stableford The Cassandra Complex Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Set earlier in the same 'future history' as Inherit The Earth, Architects of Emortality and The Fountains of Youth... the independent story of events crucial to the creation of the universe in which the others take place... ''
Brian Stableford Young Blood Simon & Schuster 1992 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''A vampire... comes out of the shadowy borderlands of existence in response to the unvoiced desires of philosophy student Anne Charet. By choosing to see him she gives him substance; after feeding him, she too begins to hunger for blood... ''
Robert Stallman The Beast Trilogy Kinnell 1989-90 First Edition in Hardback First Printings (3 Volumes) Bruised at top &/or base of spines, volume 2 page edges a little browned, else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket 12.50 ''... the powerful fantasy trilogy... the story of the strange and mysterious creature locked within the body of a young man in the rural mid-West of the 1930's... '' Quite a 'realistic' look at some problems associated with animal shape-changers - Great fun.
Mary Stanton The Heavenly Horse From the Outermost West New English Library 1989 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket with a small (3mm) tear at top of rear fold 20.00 ''..is the Dancer, a shining Appaloosa stallion, first of all horses in the Army of One Hundred and Five and guardian of the Courts of the Outermost West? Anor the executioner, monstrous and fanged, is the servant of the Dark Horse... and if he can, he will destroy the Dancer... '' Apparently scarce hardback copy of Stanton's fable of the eternal battle between good and evil.
Olaf Stapledon Odd John A Story Between Jest and Earnest Methuen 1935 First Edition (Paper) (?Fourth State 2/- NET on spine) Spine paper creased and torn, covers a little worn and age-darkened, first few pages foxed and top page edges darkened and slightly foxed - ?Good? book 25.00 Clute - ''the individual Superman appears... After founding an Island community purged of normal humans, and creating a Utopia there, he and his fellow ''supernormals'', who comprise an early version of the Pariah Elite, finally achieve something akin to the wisdom of the Eighteenth Men; a spiritual gain which costs them their lives... ''
Christopher Stasheff A Wizard In Mind Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... the first volume in a rousing new series featuring Rod's renegade son Marcus, a hero every bit as brave, though twice as headstrong, as his famous father... young Magnus sets out to sew anarchy across the stars and prove himself a greater liberator than his sire ever was... ''
Allen Steele Coyote Ace 2002 First Edition Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Sheet with critical notes 7.50 ''... The crime of the century begins without a hitch. On July 5, 2070, as it's about to be launched, the starship Alabama is hijacked -- by her captain and crew. In defiance of the repressive government of the United Republic of Earth, they replace her handpicked passengers with political dissidents... These become Earth's first pioneers in the exploration of space... ''
Allen Steele Rude Astronauts Legend 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, a few page edges slightly creased and page edges browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the top of the front fold and a little wear at the base of the folds. 4.00 ''... his first short story collection... you will find old friends from the novels... You will also find half-a-dozen non-fiction pieces, which will make you think as much as the fictions. But above all, you'll find the true sense-of-wonder which makes Allen Steele a writer to read and be astounded by... ''
Adam Stemple Singer Of Souls Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Leaving his life of petty crime and drug abuse behind, young Douglas flees from Minneapolis... when a mysterious but alluring young girl offers him drugs... What follows isn't what he expects... Douglas can see, in all their beauty and terrifying cruelty, the fey folk... Worse, they can see him... ''
Neal Stephenson Anathem Atlantic 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine, short, fine biro line on lower page edges & a few page corners slightly bumped else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Fraa Erasmas is a young avout living in the Concent of Saunt Edhar, a sanctuary for mathematicians, scientists and philosophers, protected from the corrupting influences of the outside world... Now, in celebration of the... rite of Alpert, Raz and his colleagues prepare to venture beyond the concent's gates... ''
Neal Stephenson The Baroque Cycle Heinemann 2003/2004 First Edition/ First Edition in the UK First Printing (Vol. 1 & 2 1st, Vol. 3 1st UK) Slightly bumped at top and base of spines, Vol. 1 pages no longer parallel, Vol. 2 top page edges a little marked and Vol. 3 a few page corner tips creased else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jackets. 30.00 ''... The story of Daniel Waterhouse. fearless thinker and conflicted Puritan, pursuing knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe, in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty... ''
Neal Stephenson The Confusion Vol. II Of The Baroque Cycle Heinemann 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''It is the late 1600s on the high seas. A group of Barbary galley slaves plot... an enormous cache of Spanish gold... a daring scheme... they succeed - leaving behind some very unhappy men... Meanwhile... ''
Neal Stephenson The System Of The World Heinemann 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 7.50 ''The year is 1714. Daniel Waterhouse has returned to England, where he joins forces with his friend Isaac Newton to hunt down a shadowy group attempting to blow up Natural Philosophers with 'Infernal Devices'... a long-simmering dispute between Newton and... Leibnitz comes to a head... '' Conclusion to the Baroque Cycle.
Bruce Sterling Crystal Express Arkham House 1989 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket 20.00 Shaper/Mechanist: Swarm; Spider Rose; Cicada Queen; Sunken Gardens; Twenty Evocations; Green Days in Brunei; Spook; The Beautiful and the Sublime; Fantast Stories: Telliamed; The Little Magic Shop; Flowers of Edo; Dinner in Audoghast
Bruce Sterling Crystal Express Arkham House 1989 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly foxed else Fine Book in slightly worn Dust Jacket 10.00 Shaper/Mechanist: Swarm; Spider Rose; Cicada Queen; Sunken Gardens; Twenty Evocations; Green Days in Brunei; Spook; The Beautiful and the Sublime; Fantast Stories: Telliamed; The Little Magic Shop; Flowers of Edo; Dinner in Audoghast
Bruce Sterling Holy Fire Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing With the author's name misspelled as 'Stirling' on the title page. Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Near Fine Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet 3.00 ''Mia Ziemann, 93 years old, with decades of living before her... the body and mind of a thirty year old, but she's seen it all and done it all... what next?... In Prague, Mia confronts not only her boredom, her fear of entropy, but a whole new philosophy that challenges her very sense of self. Pleasure, creativity, joie-de-vivre - with 'holy fire' in your blood, anything is possible.''
Bruce Sterling Schismatrix Arbor House 1985 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 30.00 Clute - ''a 1-vol future history of the interplanetary expansion and transformation of the human race, he exchanges the fantastic exorbitance of his earlier work for a hard-edged and highly detailed realism closely informed by scientific speculation and extrapolation''
Ian Stewart Heaven Warner 2000 First Edition First Printing Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Across the vast cosmos, a diverse array of creatures must band together to defeat the galaxy's deadliest and most destructive force... ''
Sean Stewart Firecracker Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''William 'Dead' Kennedy has problems. He's haunted by family, by dead people with unfinished business... He's a 32-year-old Texan still in love with his ex-wife... just lost his job... air-conditioning is broken... been dreaming about ghost roads... Will's cousin calls... about a dead girl haunting his garage... seems like an easy way for Will to make a thousand dollars... ''
Sean Stewart Mockingbird Ace 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... Tony Beauchamp never liked her mother's world of magic and visions and six strange gods that took over her body at will. So when her mother died, Tony and her sister Candy thought it meant a new beginning, a life free of magic... ''
Sean Stewart The Night Watch Ace 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of shelf-wear at the base of the spine panel. 5.00 ''It is now 2074. Magic has been in the world for as long as anyone can remember - and has taken over. Children are sacrificed to gods and ghosts. Man-made machines have conquered the inner cities And people who enter the forests are never seen again.'' Set in the world of Resurrection Man
S. M. Stirling A Meeting At Corvallis Roc 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''In the tenth year of the change, the survivors in western Oregon have learned to live in a world without technology. The city-state of Corvallis has preserved its university, and trade flourishes... they have held the Lord Protector... the warlord of Portland - at bay... '' Third in The Change series
S. M. Stirling Conquistador Roc 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, faint thin smear on title page and page edges a little marked - Very Good book in Near Fine Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... 1946. ex-soldier John Rolfe... with a flip of his shortwave radio switch, a thunder crack of sound, and a blinding light... a portal to an alternative world where European have never set foot on the land he knows as America... ''
S. M. Stirling The Sword of the Lady A Novel of the Change Roc 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and upper rear corner bruised, one page corner damp-crinkled and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Rudi Mackensie has journeyed long and far across the land that was once the United States of America, seeking the shore where the sun rises, hoping to find the source of the world-altering event that has come to be known as the Change. Finally his goal is at hand... ''
S. M. Stirling The Tears of the Sun A Novel of the Change Roc 2011 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top edge of rear board and top rear corner bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''Rudi Mackensie has traveled from the land where the sun sets to the land where it rises and back. He has found his weapon - the Sword crafted for him before he was born... with his final destiny awaiting him. He must face and defeat the forces of the Church Universal and Triumphant. Everything... depends on the outcome... ''
John E. Stith Manhattan Transfer Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Spine panel very lightly faded else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 5.00 ''When Manhattan - and everyone on it - is kidnapped into space by some unknown alien force, the humans trapped on the island are faced with a baffling (and terrifying) enigma. A new artificial dawn reveals that the city is encased in a bubble - resting on a vast plain, surrounded by dozens of other bubbles containing a multitude of alien cultures... ''
Dacre Stoker Dracula The Un-Dead Dutton 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Twenty-five years have passed since the band of heroes destroyed Dracula at his castle in Transylvania... ''
J. Michael Straczynski Othersyde Headline 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine, a couple of page corners creased & page edges slightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a small nick at the base of the spine & a spot of wear at the top o the front fold 5.00 ''... It's every teenager's dream - 'Happy Birthday, kid - now pack your bags, we're moving to California!' Chris Martino is heading for Los Angeles from the backwoods of New Jersey, to a new home, a new life and a new school, 'California Dreamin', of sun sea, sand and beautiful girls. But at Lennox High the dream turns to nightmare... ''
Whitley Strieber Confirmation The Hard Evidence of Aliens Among Us Simon & Schuster 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine, a couple of page corners creased and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... he had an apparent close encounter in 1985... what he's needed is physical proof... how he got it and what it is... five implants surgically removed under controlled and documented conditions from the bodies of people who have reported contact with aliens... ''
Charles Stross Neptune's Brood A Space Opera Ace 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 20.00 ''The year is AD 7000. The human species is nearly extinct... due to its fragile nature. Krina Alizond-114 is metahuman. descended from the robots that once served humanity... She's on a journey... to find her sister... when pirates capture her ship. Their leader... Count Rudi, believes there's more to Krina's search than meets they eye. He's correct... ''
Charles Stross Singularity Sky Ace 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 20.00 ''... the discovery of faster-than-light travel and the creation of the Eschaton, an artificial intelligence that achieved independent sentience. Four hundred years later... the New Republic... want no part of the Eschaton... are attacked by an information plague that calls itself The Festival... the colony slips into revolutionary turmoil... ''
Charles Stross The Clan Corporate Book Three of The Merchant Princes Tor 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 5.00 ''Miriam Beckstein has gotten in touch with her roots and they have nearly strangled her. A young, hip, business journalist in Boston, she discovered that her family comes from an alternate reality, that she is very well-connected, and that her family is a lot too much like the mafia for comfort... ''
Charles Stross The Hidden Family Book Two of the Merchant Princes Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket, a little worn and eroded at the upper tips of the folds and with a short split in the upper tip of the rear one 5.00 ''The six families of the Clan rule the kingdom of Gruinmarkt from behind the scenes, a mixture of nobility and criminal conspirators whose power to walk between their world and ours makes them rich in both. Braids of family loyalty and intermarriage provide a fragile guarantee of peace, but... ''
Jonathan Stroud Lockwood & Co. The Screaming Staircase Doubleday 2013 First Edition First Printing Light bruise to top page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed, personalised, dated and doodled by the Author on the pre-lim page 15.00 ''... For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts... Lucy Carlisle, a talented young agent... finds herself joining the smallest, most ramshackle agency in the city, run by the charismatic Anthony Lockwood, When one of their cases goes horribly wrong... '' First in the series.
Theodore Sturgeon (Also as Frederick R. Ewing & Ellery Queen) Thunder and Roses stories of Science-Fiction and Fantasy Michael Joseph 1957 First Edition Thus First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, rear board a little rubbed. free end papers foxed and lightly browned, page edges lightly foxed and browned - Good book 7.50 Edited by Grof Conklin. Includes '... And My Fear Is Great... ', not in A Way Home and Mewhu's Jet; Minority Report; The Hurkle is a Happy Beast; Thunder and Roses; Bulkhead; Tiny and the Monster and A Way Home, which are...
M. Suddain (Matt Suddain) Theatre of the Gods Cape 2013 First Edition First Printing Page edges bumped and small tear at front cover edge - Good Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Press Release 5.00 ''... being the story of M. Francisco Fabrigas: explorer, physicist, transmariner. Who travelled beyond the borders of his universe, was shipwrecked there... and returned... ''
Steph Swainston No Present Like Time Gollancz 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release 7.50 ''It has been five years since the Insects last swarmed in the Fourlands. Their insatiable hunger left countless dead and the land devastated... Jant... thinks his wife may be having an affair with the world's strongest man, and an inhabited island has been discovered three months' sail... which is obviously impossible... ''
Steph Swainston No Present Like Time Gollancz 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with Forbidden Planet 'Signed' sticker on the front panel . Signed by the Author on the Title Page 7.50 ''It has been five years since the Insects last swarmed in the Fourlands. Their insatiable hunger left countless dead and the land devastated... Jant... thinks his wife may be having an affair with the world's strongest man, and an inhabited island has been discovered three months' sail... which is obviously impossible... ''
Steph Swainston The Year Of Our War Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and lower spine corner slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. 7.50 ''All mortals dream, it seems, of joining the Castle Circle. Always pushing for immortality. Always seeking to stop the spin of the wheel of fortune, as it rips through their hands, leaving splinters. How splendid it would be to be eternal. and safe. But at the same time it is daunting to join such a fellowship. ''
Thomas Burnett Swann Queens Walk In The Dusk Heritage Press 1977 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed plastic Dust Jacket - as issued. Illustrated by Jeff Jones including 8 tipped-in colour plates 15.00 ''... the story of Dido, Queen of Carthage, of Aeneas, of Ascanius, and... forms the early portion of a trilogy... the later adventures of Aeneas and Ascanius... Green Phoenix... The third part... The Lady of the Bees, is a novelization of 'Where is the Bird of Fire?'... ''
Michael Swanwick Griffins Egg Legend 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page 4.00 '' Driven from an ecologically torn earth, hi-tech industries have annexed the moon... dependent still upon the world they have already destroyed, they are carelessly laying waste to the chill and ancient beauties of the lunar surface... When the inevitable war on earth threatens to shut down the pipeline... priorities must change... ''
Michael Swanwick Jack Faust Avon 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the silver cover lettering tarnished (as usual) Signed by the Author on the Title Page 12.50 ''... unlike the classic Mephistopheles, the seductive demon who approaches... Johannes Faust is not the devil as we know him, but rather a representative of a mysterious race that seeks nothing less than the extermination of the hated human animal... so begins Faust's transition from madman to saviour... as he accelerates human progress at blinding speed... ''
Michael Swanwick Moon Dogs NESFA 2000 First Edition First Printing Limited State (No 428/815) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page Jacket design by Rick Berry 20.00 Introduction by Gardner Dozois; Author Profile; Seven stories, one play, six essays and two speeches, including collaborations with Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois, two ''posthumous collaborations'' with Avram Davidson, Editor's Acknowledgements & Colophon.
Michael Swanwick Tales Of Old Earth Tachyon Publications 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page 20.00 Introduction by Bruce Sterling, and nineteen stories, including the Hugo-Award-winning short story The Very Pulse Of The Machine
Bryan Talbot The Tale of One Bad Rat Book One Book Two and Book Three Dark Horse Books 1994 (Paper) Near Fine Comics 5.00 Introduction by Neil Gaiman. First three of four parts - Graphic Novel dealing with child abuse, Beatrix Potter's work and the many changes in England since she was working ...
Judith Tarr Lord of the Two Lands Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges lightly marked/stained else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''In 336 b.c., Egypt lay under the yoke of Persia... A great warrior and general... determined to challenge the might of the Persian Empire... called Alexander... they sent Meriamon... daughter of Pharaoh... to find Alexander, and persuade him to... come south... ''
Roger Taylor Farnor Headline 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a short surface split at the top of the rear fold 5.00 ''Life is good for Farnor... for everybody in the valley... Until... Men come from the south, haunted and pursued. And something else... silent and awful... an ancient corruption... Farnor... is pursued into the Great Forest... gradually learn the extent of his own power. And the truly terrifying nature of the forces he must face... ''
Roger Taylor The Return Of The Sword The Last Chronicle of Hawklan Headline 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''The dark lord Sumeral is dead - His mortal body destroyed and his will scattered... somewhere, Sumeral is whole again and struggling to return... other, even darker threads are being drawn together... More terrible than Sumeral. More terrifying by far... ''
Roger Taylor Whistler Headline 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine. spine leant and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... one fateful day, ominous clouds gather over Canol Madreth, and - mysteriously affected by whatever brought them - the impetuous Brother Cassraw is transformed into a fiery religious demagogue. The stability of the whole of Gyronlandt and beyond is suddenly threatened by his strange compulsive power... ''
William Tenn Time In Advance Gollancz 1963 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners, ? rust? stain at spine end of top page edges, faint trace of label removal from front board, black line across lower page edges, previous owner's name on each front end paper and a few ink spots on 10.00 Firewater; Time In Advance; The Sickness and Winthrop Was Stubborn - Excellent!
Sheri S. Tepper A Plague Of Angels Harper Collins 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip 5.00 ''... Olly has grown up as an Orphan in a hovel... Together with a host of champions human and otherwise she will fight the evil witch controlling the androids. But in doing so she will unlock terrible secrets about humanity's place in the cosmos. Secrets kept by Angels. Angels whose intentions everyone will learn to fear.'' Despite appearances, Science Fiction.
Sheri S. Tepper Beauty HarperCollins 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing & Thus Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, page edges marked and a few slightly bumped (one with a ca. 1mm edge tear) else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. 4.00 ''... Drawing on a wellspring of much-loved fairy tales, Beauty is a powerful and moving novel of love and loss, hope and despair, magic and nature... when her wicked aunt's curse is fulfilled... Beauty is able to sidestep the tragedy, and... finds herself transported to the world of the future... Here her adventures begin... '' The author's preferred text.
Sheri S. Tepper Beauty Doubleday 1991 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. 4.00 ''During the last few years we've all been made increasingly aware of the destruction of habitat that's been going on... It sometimes seems to me that all beauty is dying... And that makes me think of Sleeping Beauty and wonder if she, Beauty that is, might not be a metaphor for what is happening to the world at large: perfect Beauty born, Beauty cursed with death... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Raising The Stones Grafton 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges slightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip 7.50 ''When human settlers arrive on Hobbs Land the native intelligent species, the Owlbrit, were already almost extinct... It seemed the natural thing to do for the settlers to maintain the last Owlbrit temple, with the strange statue that was its god. And when that god 'died' - disintegrating overnight... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Shadow's End Bantam 1994 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges no longer quite parallel and a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''The fragrant, sun-checkered canyon lands of the planet Dinadh seem to be a peaceful backwater of the universe... except for one thing. A century ago, a mysterious force wiped out human life on all surrounding worlds, leaving Dinadh untouched. Every team sent to investigate vanished. Every attempt to contact survivors met with deafening silence. Now the unknown force is back... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Shadow's End HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Dinadh, the strangest and most secretive of all inhabited worlds... Astounding insights, extraordinary aliens and colossal dangers... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Sideshow Bantam 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the front flap plastic lamination slightly browned. 5.00 ''On the planet of Elsewhere... a mysterious force has arisen... one-time hallucinations of religious rituals have taken on real shape... Enforcer Fringe Owldark has been sent with a small crew to investigate... the arrival of Hobbs Land gods... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Sideshow HarperCollins 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, cloth over gutter edge of front board slightly split (manufacturing fault) and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Humanity fled to Elsewhere, at the far end of an attenuated galaxy arm, one thousand years ago to escape enslavement by the Hobbs Land... gods - actually a benign symbiote... prohibited the asking of the Great Question: What is the ultimate destiny of man?... ''
Sheri S. Tepper The Fresco Gollancz 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''The bizarre events that have been occurring across the United States - unexplained oddities tracked by Air Defense, mysterious disappearances, shocking deaths - seem to have no bearing on Benita... 's life... until the softly spoken thirty-six-year-old bookstore manages is approached by a pair of aliens asking her to transmit their message of peace... ''
Colin Thompson Future Eden Simon & Schuster 1999 First Edition First Printing (Paper) A couple of corners lightly creased/rubbed and page edges lightly browned else Fine Book 3.00 ''The year is 2287. Life on Earth is lazily grinding to a halt. Ever since the day when his parents vanished, Jay's been fending for himself... One day he decides to leave... his perfect home and to find out.. what exactly is going on... NOTHING could have prepared him for what's to come... ''
Diana Thornley Echoes Of Issel Tor 1996 First Edition Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''... Tristan, the hero of Ganwold's Child, is now a young soldier... and his military training is progressing, when a new crisis occurs... The alien masuki slavers are about to attack... and only Tristan... knows the planetary defences... '' The second volume in The Saga Of The Unified Worlds series
Lavie Tidhar Osama PS Publishing 2011 First Edition First Printing Trade Issue - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at base of spine else Fine book. 20.00 ''Joe, a private detective, is hired... to find the obscure author of pulp fiction novels featuring one Osama bin Laden: Vigilante... who is he, really, and how much of the books is fiction? Joe... is not ready for the truths he'll find... ''
Patrick Tilley Fade-Out Hodder & Stoughton 1975 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and rear fore-edge, lower rear corner bumped and page edges marked - Very Good book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a little wear at the top of the spine and tiny erosion at the ends of the front fold 4.00 ''... A mysterious burst of deep-space radiation... disrupts radar and radiowave transmissions. An unidentified object is discovered in Earth orbit... A landing site sealed off by the Air Force and the CIA. A spacecraft from another star system... ''
Patrick Tilley Star Wartz Tales of Adventure from the Rimworld Orbit 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a touch of wear to the top edge of the spine panel With Publisher's Advertising Sheet 5.00 ''Struggling freelance journalist Andrew Webber... is offered a lunch appointment... he is understandably perturbed to discover that the venue has changed. By several zillion miles. Miraculously transported to the Rimworld... promising untold wealth and excitement... ''
Mark Timlin Quick Before They Catch Us No Exit Press 1999 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 5/100) Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed on Limited, Numbered Label affixed to front free end paper 10.00 ''Family trouble! Growing old quietly was never an option for Nick Sharman. When he takes on a job for a prosperous Manchester businessman, looking for his runaway daughter, he should perhaps have known better. But he finds himself in a race against time to save the girl... ''
Peter Tinniswood Mog Hodder and Stoughton 1970 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and top corners, top corner of front free end paper removed, top page purple stain a little splashed/mottled and page edges lightly age-darkened - Very Good book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jack 7.50 ''... Maurice Mansell Williams, a thief and tremendous liar who... finds a new talent - curing lunatics... a captivating, randy, exasperating, touching, foul-mouthed, murderous, pure novel about mad people who are sane, sane people who ought to be locked up, good people and bad people... ''
J. R. R. Tolkien Narn I Chin Hurin The Tale of the Children of Hurin HarperCollins 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges, and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket with a short tear at the base of the front fold Illustrated by Alan Lee 6.00 ''There are tales of Middle-earth from times long before The Lord of the Rings, and the story told in this book is set in the great country that lay beyond the Grey Havens in the West: lands where Treebeard once walked, but which were drowned in the great cataclysm that ended the First Age of the World... ''
J. R. R. Tolkien The Lord Of The Rings BBC 1987 (Audio Tapes) Apparently Fine Tapes with Map, Biographical Note and Cast List in Box with lid gold inlay tarnished 7.50 Thirteen tapes: The Shadow of the Past; The Black Riders; The Knife in the Dark; The Ring Goes South; The Mirror of Galadriel; The Breaking of the Fellowship; The King of the Golden Hall; The Voice of Sauron; The Two Towers; The Choices of Master Samwise; The Battle of Pelennor Fields; Mount Doom & The Grey Havens
Nicholai Tolstoy The Coming Of The King Bantam 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with red on spine panel faded. 5.00 ''... takes us into the world of Merlin, into the bright daylight and the deep shadows of Britain in what we call the Dark Ages. It is a world of warriors in love with slaughter and death, but also of poets and druids, a world of savage cruelty but also of intense natural beauty, of laughter and proud boasting, but also of magic and mysticism... ''
Henry Treece Electra Bodley Head 1963 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked and age-darkened - Good book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket 10.00 ''On a windswept hillside in ancient Greece, a sick and half-crazed old woman confides to her doctor the strange doom-driven story of Agamemnon... her memory plays back and forth over her childhood in the Palace of Mycenae... we sense the strange hulking monsters, the curious taboos and rituals... ''
Henry Treece I Cannot Go Hunting Tomorrow Short Stories Grey Walls Press 1947 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened/foxed - Very Good in slightly worn, torn, creased, marked and eroded Dust Jacket, with a ca 20mm piece missing from the top of the spine panel 7.50 Children: Old Johnson; How Beautiful They Are; Mr. Wheatley; The Visitor; Miss Pearl; Fantasy: Green Murder; The Dream Under The Bridge; The Greatest Story In The World; The Pilgrim and the Soldier; The Black Dress; Situation: Two at the Table; The Holiday; The Barren Pear-Tree; The Possessors and three others
Henry Treece The Return of Robinson Crusoe Hulton Press 1958 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and corners, fixed end papers slightly discoloured and page edges lightly browned and marked - Good to Very Good book Illustrated by Will Nickless 5.00 The Man With The Black Patch...
Henry Treece Viking's Sunset Bodley Head 1960 First Edition First Printing Lower corners bruised and page edges and end papers differentially browned - Very Good book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket Illustrated by Christine Price 7.50 ''... Harald Sigurdson and the Giant Grummoch... put to sea in their longship to seek vengeance... The trail led them to Iceland... They reached Greenland, and finally a land beyond, inhabited by fierce red warriors... '' Third in Henry Treece's Viking series
Peter Tremayne (Peter Beresford Ellis) The Fires of Lan-Kern Bailey Bros. 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... more than drama, romance and mysticism, it offers a deep philosophical approach to life and contains many telling parables of our own times... based firmly in the fantastic - and often misinterpreted - world of Celtic mythology... persuasive and thought-provoking product of a keen imagination.'' First of the trilogy.
Daniel Trusoni Angelology Penguin/Michael Joseph2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and bumped at base of spine, slight spine lean and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed along the lower edge 4.00 ''When Sister Evangeline finds mysterious correspondence between Mother Innocenta of the Saint Rose Convent and legendary philanthropist Abigail Rockerfeller, it confirms that angels walked among us - and their descendants, the cruel Nephilim, still do... hunting for artefacts... that will ultimately allow them to enslave mankind... ''
Thomas Tryon (Also as Tom Tryon) The Night of the Moonbow Hodder & Stoughton 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top rear corner else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... back to 1938... an idyllic landscape, a sunlit world that evokes the halcyon days of childhood... to be overtaken by the darkness that lies beneath its surface... We are held spellbound in the shadow of a blossoming terror... and as the novel rushes to its stunning climax... Leo becomes the unwitting catalyst and prime actor in an explosion of evil.''
Wilson Tucker Ice And Iron Gollancz 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and previous owner's name and date on front free end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... a few hundred years ahead... the world is entering a new phase of Pleistocene glaciation. Strange artifacts... and even corpses have been floating down... none of these things is of the then day and age... when 'Seventeen'... is picked up... the body turns out to be alive... ''
Frederick Turner A Double Shadow Berkley Putnam 1978 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, boards a little bowed and edges a little rubbed and small bump to lower page edges - Very Good book in torn and tape-repaired Dust Jacket 5.00 Clute - ''... set on a far-future terraformed Mars, it depicts in dying-Earth flavours the conflicts of two characters who represent deeply contrasting classes of evolved humans; their strife leads them to transcend their volatile human condition... ''
George Turner The Destiny Makers Morrow 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''In the era of 'the big squeeze' - when an environmentally ravaged Earth groans beneath the weight of twelve billion people - two men control the destiny of humankind. One was recently senile... the other is going insane...'' His last book.
George Turner The Sea And Summer Faber 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, adhesive show-through at front end paper gutter and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 10.00 ''In the twenty-first century poor nations sink in accumulated debt... Industry embraces automation to cut costs, so unemployment rises... Population rises inexorably... And over the planet the Greenhouse Effect makes chaos of weather and food production... set in drowning Melbourne... totally real people in a totally convincing setting... ''
George Turner Vaneglory Faber 1981 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 3.00 ''... Beloved Son was the first volume in what is now recognised as one of the outstanding science fiction achievements of the past decade. Vaneglory is its successor; and, though completely self-contained, it develops with gripping imaginative brilliance the characters and situations already established in Beloved Son.''
George Turner Yesterday's Men Faber 1983 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. 5.00 ''... third in a series of novels concerning the reconstructed world of the twenty-first century. On Earth the aims of the Ethical Culture... are under fire from thinking men, and an extraordinary experiment is designed to examine the real natures of the despised ancestors who had ruined the world with violence and greed... recreate the New Guinea wartime conditions... and sit back to observe human nature in the raw... ''
Harry Turtledove (Also as Dan Chernenko, Erik Iverson & H. N. Turteltaub) A World of Difference Hodder & Stoughton 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... Humankind's first close encounter with extraterrestrials would be history in the making, and the two teams were schooled in diplomacy as well as in science. But nothing prepared them for alien war - especially when the Americans and the Soviets found themselves on opposite sides... ''
Harry Turtledove American Empire Blood And Iron Hodder & Stoughton 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine & page edges browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a short (3mm) tear at the head of the spine. 4.00 ''... As the 1920's begin... the seeds of a new conflict have already been sown, The United States, led by Theodore Roosevelt, swings wildly towards socialism. in Canada - now a US colony - nationalist terrorists strike against the new American oppressors. But it is in the Confederacy... where fascism begins to spread... ''
Harry Turtledove In High Places Crosstime Traffic - Book Three Tor 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and at top edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''In the twenty-first-century Kingdom of Versailles, the roads are terrible and Paris is a dirty little town. Serfdom and slavery are both common... Khadija is really Annette Klein from twenty-first-century California, and her whole family are secret agents of Crosstime Traffic... ''
Harry Turtledove Out Of The Darkness Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 7.50 ''... As the Derlavaian War rages into its last and greatest battles, allied nations manouver for position... the forces of Algarve, Unkerlant, and their allies must clash a final time, countering army with army and battle magic with ever more powerful battle magic... '' Last of the 'Darkness Series'
Harry Turtledove Settling Accounts: Return Engagement Hodder & Stoughton 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly eroded at the base of the rear fold. 4.00 ''... if the South had won the American Civil War... the consequences... from that initial victory... through the Great War... And now... the Confederacy rises again to smite its enemies... ''
Harry Turtledove The Great War: American Front Hodder & Stoughton 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine, a few page corner tips bruised & page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 4.00 ''How few remain set the stage... the Deep South won the Civil War and the two sides still stare unblinkingly across the borders of their divided country. Now 1914 has arrived... The Confederacy has sided with... France and Britain, while the United States has thrown in... with the upstart Germany... ''
Harry Turtledove The Great War: Breakthroughs Del Rey 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''Is it the war to end all wars - or war without end?... an apocalyptic turning point. Victory is at hand... ''
Harry Turtledove The Great War: Walk In Hell Hodder & Stoughton 2000 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a spot of wear at the base of the rear fold. 5.00 ''It is 1915, the Great War is intensifying, and the time of darkness has come... ''
Harry Turtledove The Guns of the South Book Club Associates 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges differentially browned else Fine book in like, slightly torn, Dust Jacket 2.00 ''... January 1864: General Robert E. Lee faces defeat. The Army of Northern Virginia is ragged and ill-equipped. Gettysburg has broken the back of the Confederacy and decimated its manpower. Then Andries Rhoodie, a time-travelling South African... approaches Lee with... a strange new rifle called the AK-47... ''
Harry Turtledove World War - The Series Hodder & Stoughton 1994-6 All are First Edition in the UK First Printing (Four Volumes) Slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines and page edges a little browned else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket 25.00 ''The Second World War as you've never seen it fought before... Alien beings even worse than the Nazis were loose on the Earth... the nations of the world had been forced into an uneasy alliance... and hitherto unthinkable tactics were brought into action against the common enemy... ''
Kathy Tyers Star Wars The New Jedi Order Balance Point Century 2000 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... continues the epic struggle between good and evil as the New Republic, led by the battered but still unbroken Jedi, braces for the next onslaught of its merciless alien foe... ''

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