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  • BEAR, Greg
    ETERNITY

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Warner, 1988. Black and yellow boards. Fine in fine jacket. The sequel to EON.

    Book ID: 43131
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  • FANTASTIC SCIENCE FICTION. Vol. 1, No. 1, August, 1952. by Gibson, Walter, editor
    Gibson, Walter, editor
    FANTASTIC SCIENCE FICTION. Vol. 1, No. 1, August, 1952.

    Derby, Connecticut: Super Science Fiction Publisher, 1952. pp 3-50, stapled, in colour pictorial covers. Staples rusty; a few edge nicks; light cover soiling; else VG with uncreased covers. Cover art by Lou Morales of a spaceman in tights with a fish bowl over his head puching out robots. Contains a complete novel, "The Day New York Ended", by Walter B. Gibson, and more. Only two issues were published (#2 was in Dec., 1952). Lousy writing by Walter Gibson (author of "The Shadow" series). ; Folio

    Book ID: 5923
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  • De Camp, Lyon Sprague and Catherine Crook de Camp
    Footprints on Sand: A Literary Sampler. Illustrated by C.H. Burnett

    Edition: First printing

    Chicago: Advent Pub Inc, 1981. Brown cloth. Colour frontispiece portrait. Fine copy. Cream jacket has two publisher's price stickers at upper front flap, else fine. Trade issue, one of 990 copies. 0911682252

    Book ID: 37980
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  • NORTON, Andr√©
    FORERUNNER: the second venture

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 1985. Orange boards. Fine in fine jacket.

    Book ID: 43066
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  • ELLISON, Harlan
    FROM THE LAND OF FEAR

    New York: Belmont / Tower, 1973. Second edition. Mass market paperback. Vertical reading crease to spine, bookstore rubber stamp inside front cover, VG tight and unworn copy otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 46915
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  • WALSH, Chad
    FROM UTOPIA TO NIGHTMARE.

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Bles, 1962. Blue boards. (191) pp. Fine copy. Cream jacket has light sticker stain and nick to upper outer corner of front panel, else fine, flap pr ice intact. The book claims to be the first systematic study of the dystopian novel.

    Book ID: 43129
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  • BARR, Robert
    FROM WHOSE BOURNE. Illustrated by Frank M. Gregory

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Stokes, 1896. Narrow 12mo, 16.2 cm, green pictorial buckram stamped in silver (man and two ghosts), top page edges silver. pp (3)-210 + frontispiece and three other plates. Ink gift inscription to upper hallf of front free endpaper, spine lightly darkened, else a VG clean and unworn copy. An uncommon short supernatural detective novel. in which the hero summons the spirit of a great detective to help him solve a crime. Bleiler (1979) p 16. Reginald 00890. This is the variant in green cloth. Also comes in red cloth, priority, if any, unknown to me, This is the first separate edition; the UK edition was published in 1893. "Barr's most intriguing work ..." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 27.

    Book ID: 52587
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  • Benford, Gregory
    Furious Gulf

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Gollancz, 1994. Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. 057504067x

    Book ID: 37985
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  • MOSLEY, Walter
    FUTURELAND (ARC)

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Warner, 2001. Ardvance reading copy in pictorial paper covers. Fine copy. Nine stories about the near future in America. "Life in America a generation from now isn't much different from today: The drugs are better, the daily grind is worse. The gap between the rich and the poor has widened to a chasm...cyberpunk with biting social commentary, and Matrix-style wonders." - rear cover. Scheduled for 12 Nov., 2001, publication.

    Book ID: 14471
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  • HILL, Douglas
    GALACTIC WARLORD

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Atheneum, 1980. Bue cloth. (127) pp. Light shelf rubbing to lower edges of covers, else fine in fine jacket, no owner names, flap price intact. Canadian author's first novel, and the first volume of the Last Legionary quintet. Science fiction for younger readers.

    Book ID: 20181
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  • GATHER, DARKNESS ! by LEIBER, Fritz
    LEIBER, Fritz
    GATHER, DARKNESS !

    Edition: First pinting

    New York: Pelligrini & Cudahy, 1950. Magenta cloth, spine stamped in black. Private bookplat inside front cover; tiny nick, minute rubbing, at head of spine; usual slight text toning, yellowing to page edges; else fine, unfaded. Dust jacket has fingernail-size chip at head of spine, smaller chips at spine ends (no lettering lost); nicks and small tears to panels, light yellowing and foxing to rear panel, VG otherwise. The flap price is present, and above is rubber stamped "Now Only $1.00" (i.e., a remaindered copy). Author's second book and first novel.

    Book ID: 38140
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  • PHILLIPS, Michael R. (George MacDonald)
    GEORGE MacDONALD: Scotland's beloved story teller

    Edition: First printing

    Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1987. Faux leather spine and decorated boards, tartan endpapers. pp 400 + plates. Index. Lacking the rear free endpaper, just a little leaned, else fine. A very detailed study focusing on MacDonald's spiritual side. Including useful checklists of first and subsequent editions. ; Octavo 08711239442

    Book ID: 50539
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  • BARRINGER, Leslie
    GERFALCON.

    Edition: First US Edition

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, 1927. Dark blue cloth stamped in red. [8], 310, [2] pp, including frontispiece map. Spine lightly sunned; faint damp spoting to covers; text paper lightly toned; rubber stamped name and address on front pastedown (partially hidden by jacket flap), rubber stamped name on front free endpaper; very light endpaper foxing; VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise. The cream dust jacket has separations to flap and spine folds neatly repaired internally with clear archival paper tape; narrow chips to the folds; spine has shallow chips (no lettering lost) to tips, a bit of rubbing, a diagonal tear internally repaired, and some tanning and fading; panels have light foxing and a few edge tears;…

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    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, 1927. Dark blue cloth stamped in red. [8], 310, [2] pp, including frontispiece map. Spine lightly sunned; faint damp spoting to covers; text paper lightly toned; rubber stamped name and address on front pastedown (partially hidden by jacket flap), rubber stamped name on front free endpaper; very light endpaper foxing; VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise. The cream dust jacket has separations to flap and spine folds neatly repaired internally with clear archival paper tape; narrow chips to the folds; spine has shallow chips (no lettering lost) to tips, a bit of rubbing, a diagonal tear internally repaired, and some tanning and fading; panels have light foxing and a few edge tears; in all, just good, but still presentable in appearance, the colour pictorial front panel showing well, flap price intact, and all lettering and illustration present. The first volume in The Neustrian Cycle. See Barron, Fantasy Literature 3-19. Reginald 910. Clute & Grant, Encyclopedia of Fantasy p. 87. The three novels in the cycle "depict events in a land of fable, an imaginary French province in an alternate world." - Clute. The tales take place around the year 1400. Scarce in any sort of jacket. Reprinted in the Forgotten Fantasy series in the 1970s.; Octavo.

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    Book ID: 21634
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  • GHOSTS AND BOGLES. Pictures by Jan Pienkowski by STARKEY, Dinah
    STARKEY, Dinah
    GHOSTS AND BOGLES. Pictures by Jan Pienkowski

    Edition: First Australian issue

    Australia: The Jacaranda Press, 1978. Black cloth, front cover and spine elaborately decorated in red, green and gilt with b&w illustration at centre of front cover, brown illustrated endpapers, b&w illustrations in text. Covers a little bowed, slight wear to corners, else fine, without jacket, as issued. Ghost stories for younger readers,; Quarto

    Book ID: 53127
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  • God Stalk by Hodgell, P. C.
    Hodgell, P. C.
    God Stalk

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Atheneum, 1982. Maroon cloth. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Author's first book. Somewhat scarce. 0689308442

    Book ID: 38049
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  • HARGRAVE, John, 1894-1982
    HARBOTTLE: A modern Pilgrim's Progress from this world to that which is to come

    Edition: First UK issue

    Philadelpha: Lippincott, 1924. Octavo, red cloth. pp 347, (5). Spine a bit darkened with gilt lettering faint; ink inscriptions on front free endpaper; paperclip impression at top of first three leaves; else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. Made from UK sheets. Philosophical novel touching on science, art, Spiritualism, Freemasonry, changing modern ideas, it "slides from excoriations of the Aftermath world of the 1920s into a tentative glimpse of a better future." - Science Fiction Encyclopedia. Harvgrave was a cartoonist who founded a group for boys called the Kindred of the Kimbo Kift (later to become the Green Shirts), a rival to the Boy Scouts, with which he had been involved but became disillusioned by Baden-Powell's militaristic bent.…

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    Philadelpha: Lippincott, 1924. Octavo, red cloth. pp 347, (5). Spine a bit darkened with gilt lettering faint; ink inscriptions on front free endpaper; paperclip impression at top of first three leaves; else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. Made from UK sheets. Philosophical novel touching on science, art, Spiritualism, Freemasonry, changing modern ideas, it "slides from excoriations of the Aftermath world of the 1920s into a tentative glimpse of a better future." - Science Fiction Encyclopedia. Harvgrave was a cartoonist who founded a group for boys called the Kindred of the Kimbo Kift (later to become the Green Shirts), a rival to the Boy Scouts, with which he had been involved but became disillusioned by Baden-Powell's militaristic bent. Hargrave later became involved with the crank economic theory Social Credit.

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    Book ID: 35271
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  • WEST, Rebecca (pseud. of Cicily Isobel Andrews)
    HARRIET HUME. A London Fantasy.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hutchinson, no date [1929]. Olive cloth. (288) pp + [24] pp Autumn,1929, catalogue. Foxing to page edges; small yellow spots to fore edge of front cover; a fine jacketless copy otherwise, no owner names. Some supernatural interest. Reginald 15144 (her only title there). A novel (her third) based on noted pianist Harriet Cohen and her unrequitted love afair with Arnold Bax.; Octavo

    Book ID: 20233
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  • McKECHNIE, N.K. (Neil Kenneth, 1873-1951)
    HEIR OF ALL THE AGES: the family tree of Mr. Smith

    Edition: First Edition

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1926. Orange cloth lettered and bordered in green. pp 300, [4]. Variant without illustrations. Yellowing to page edges, ink digit to front free endpaper, else a fine, jacketless copy. Watters p 338. An historical fantasy novel which traces a man's ancestry back to the Stone Age. Reginald 9929. Watters p 338. Not in Bleiler nor Ketterer nor Clute. There were definitely two issues of this book, one, as here, which I would guess to be the secondary issue, without plates, and another with 7 plates by the author. We note a copy of this unillustrated issue in two entirely different dust jackets. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49600
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  • McCUTCHEON, George Barr
    HER WEIGHT IN GOLD

    Edition: First printing

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1911. Narrow octavo, red cloth gilt letters. pp [2], (4), (78), [2]. A fine, bright copy. Volume 5 (of 12) in "The Hoosier Set", issued for the Indiana Society of Chicago for presentation to guests at its annual dinner 9 Dec., 1911. Contains two stories. The title story is a humourous tale about the attempt to marry off a homely daughter. The second story, "The Wrath of the Dead" is a future story about a catastrophe which befell New York City in 1947. The spirits of the dead are underground and angry; they cause the city to sink into a deep hole and the Atlantic surges in to erase all traces of the city. One of the author's scarcest books.

    Book ID: 46664
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  • BESANT, Walter, 1836-1901
    HERR PAULUS, his rise, his greatness, and his fall

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1888. Three volumes, octavo, orignal brown cloth decorated in two shades of blue, blind device on rear covers, spines gilt lettered, grey floral endpapers. pp (4), (307); (4), 284, (32 pp Dec., 1887, ads); (4), 300. Books a bit leaned, with moderate wear at spine ends; upper portion of front covers lighter from removed labels; small private name label dated Dec., 1892, at front of each volume; tan soil spots to Contents leaf of volume II; else a nice, clean, VG unworn pair, hinges not cracked. A novel about a fraudulent spritualist medium, based on Daniel Douglas Home. Mesmerism. Wolff 448. Sadleir 189. Not in Bleiler nor Reginald. Clute discusses Besant, but not this novel. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 39446
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