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Image for Foretold - 13 Stories of Modern Second Sight.

Foretold - 13 Stories of Modern Second Sight.

By: "Streamline",

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Eneas Mackay: Sterling, Scotland.: 1934.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41557


''Streamline'' - ''the author of these stories is a well-known airpilot who served in the R.N.A.S. and R.F.C during the war''. Very uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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The Dream Thief.

By: Abe, Shana

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: NY.: 2006.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19455


Shape-shifting fantasy novel.''in the remote hills of northern England lives a powerful clan with a centuries-old secret. They are the drakon, shape-shifters who possess the ability to Turn - changing from human to smoke to dragon. And from the very stones of the earth, they hear hypnotic songs of beauty and wonder. But there is one stone they fear....buried deep within the bowels of the Carpathian Mountains lies the legendary dreaming diamond known as Draumr, th... View more info

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Best Served Cold.

By: Abercrombie, Joe

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Orbit: NY.: 2009.

Edition: First American edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38491


Fantasy novel. First published in the UK by Gollancz in June 2009: this US edition was issued in July 2009 (as stated for both editions on the copyright page).''mercenaries are a wonderful thing: they fight as you tell them, whom you tell them, and when you tell them, for nothing more precious or complicated than money. And Monzcarro Mercatto, and her brother (and lover) Benna Mercatto, are the two most successful, most popular, and most wealthy mercenaries in S... View more info

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Ravenor: Warhammer 40,000.

By: Abnett, Dan

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Black Library (BL) Publishing: Notts.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 40548


SF novel, set in the Warhammer (Games Workshop) universe. Very uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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Gaunt's Ghosts: His Last Command: Warhammer 40.000.

By: Abnett, Dan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Black Library (BL) Publishing: Notts.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 40558


SF novel, set in the Warhammer (Games Workshop) universe. View more info

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Jack Jacobs And The Doomsday Time Machine.

By: Abraham, Albert S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Rutledge Books: CT.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11251


Juvenile sf novel. SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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Milton In America.

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sinclair-Stevenson: London.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37336


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First Light.

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: London.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00262


Weird novel: ''fans of the macabre will relish its exhilarating combination of cosmic awe, ancient beings, and creepy underground tunnels''.''FIRST LIGHT (1989) 'is not the darkest of Peter Ackroyd's novels (Hawksmoor has that honor), but fans of the macabre will relish its exhilarating combination of cosmic awe, ancient beings, and creepy underground tunnels, in a humorous suspense story as cleverly paced as a Hitchcock thriller. The story is that the excavation... View more info

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So Long And Thanks For All The Fish: The Hitch Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy 4.

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 40420


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Procrustes.

By: Adams, Fred C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Strange Company: USA.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19876


Eight page prose poem. 200 copies printed. View more info

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The Girl In A Swing.

By: Adams, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: London.: 1980.

Edition: First edition (variant, later binding).

Seller ID: 35419


Supernatural/ghost novel. This is the second issue with the main (female) character's name changed from Kathe to Karin throughout, for legal (?) reasons.''who is Karin, of no past, so vibrant, so beautiful? And what is to become of Alan Desland, the unworldly Englishman who falls under her spell? This is the haunted story of Alan's love for a woman beautiful and voluptuous beyond experience or even imagination, yet at the same time mysterious and disturbing as a... View more info

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The Death Of A Legend: A Horseclans Novel (#8).

By: Adams, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1985.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32282


Eighth volume in the Horseclans sf series: first published by NAL as a paperback original in 1981.''US soldier and writer (1932-1990) who was best known for the post-holocaust Horseclans sequence of adventures set after 2500 AD in a series of states occupying what was once the USA and dominated from behind the scenes by a strain of immortal mutants, while an unsavoury group of human scientists opposes them from a secret base. Occasionally the reader gains sight o... View more info

Image for The Savage Mountains: A Horseclans Novel (#5).

The Savage Mountains: A Horseclans Novel (#5).

By: Adams, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1985.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 16136


Fifth volume in the Horseclans sf series. First published by NAL as a paperback original in 1980.''US soldier and writer (1932-1990) who was best known for the post-holocaust Horseclans sequence of adventures set after 2500 AD in a series of states occupying what was once the USA and dominated from behind the scenes by a strain of immortal mutants, while an unsavoury group of human scientists opposes them from a secret base. Occasionally the reader gains sight o... View more info

Image for Bili The Axe: A Horseclans Novel (#10).

Bili The Axe: A Horseclans Novel (#10).

By: Adams, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1985.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03377


10th volume in the Horseclans sf series. First published as a paperback original in 1982. Uncommon UK hardcover.''US soldier and writer (1932-1990) who was best known for the post-holocaust Horseclans sequence of adventures set after 2500 AD in a series of states occupying what was once the USA and dominated from behind the scenes by a strain of immortal mutants, while an unsavoury group of human scientists opposes them from a secret base. Occasionally the read... View more info

Image for The Witch Goddess: A Horeclans Novel (#9).

The Witch Goddess: A Horeclans Novel (#9).

By: Adams, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03376


Ninth volume in the Horseclans sf series. First published by NAL as a paperback original in 1982.''US soldier and writer (1932-1990) who was best known for the post-holocaust Horseclans sequence of adventures set after 2500 AD in a series of states occupying what was once the USA and dominated from behind the scenes by a strain of immortal mutants, while an unsavoury group of human scientists opposes them from a secret base. Occasionally the reader gains sight o... View more info

Image for The Patrimony: A Horseclans Novel (#6).

The Patrimony: A Horseclans Novel (#6).

By: Adams, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1985.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03373


Sixth volume in the Horseclans sf/fantasy series. First published by NAL as a paperback original in 1980.''US soldier and writer (1932-1990) who was best known for the post-holocaust Horseclans sequence of adventures set after 2500 AD in a series of states occupying what was once the USA and dominated from behind the scenes by a strain of immortal mutants, while an unsavoury group of human scientists opposes them from a secret base. Occasionally the reader gains... View more info

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Monkey Business: Stories Of Hoaxes In The Name Of Science.

By: Adler, Irving (ill. by Ruth Adler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: John Day: NY.: 1953.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33523


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Tales Of Love And Death.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32036


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Night Voices: Strange Stories.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01646


Collects supernatural six stories: foreword by Barry Humphries. Uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

Image for The River Runs Uphill: A Story Of Success And Failure.

The River Runs Uphill: A Story Of Success And Failure.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: J. M. Pearson: Burton On Trent.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41287


212 pages. With newspaper cuttings laid in. View more info

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Painted Devils: Strange Stories.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32019


Short story collection: nine stories collected from earlier Aickman books; this selection not published in Britain. Priced $8.95 at top edge of front inner flap (ie. not a book club edition). View more info

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Focolor.

By: Ainsworthy, Roy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: London.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36562


SF novel. Although (mostly) routine sf (though there are exceptions), most of these Robert Hale titles are very uncommon (with nearly all - if not all - copies going to the thriving library market in the 1970's).''US stunt rider, rancher and author, extraordinarily prolific in several fields, with more than 900 novels under his own name and 69 identified pseudonyms from 1950 until the mid 1990s, almost always for Robert Hale Limited. Over 600 of these were Weste... View more info

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The Archivist: A Black Romance.

By: Alderman, Gill

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Unwin Hyman: London.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07302


First volume of her sf Guna series, followed by THE LAND BEYOND (1990).''began publishing sf with the first two volumes of her Guna sequence - THE ARCHIVIST: A BLACK ROMANCE (1989) and The Land Beyond: A Fable (1990) - which established her very rapidly as a figure of interest in the field. As usual in the Planetary Romance, Guna - the world in which the tales are set - is heavily foregrounded throughout both volumes. Quite similar to Earth - with which the more ... View more info

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Excommunication.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Postcard Partnership: London.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09670


Original short short story (and a good one too!) printed as one of a series of postcards, the series edited (I think) by George Hay. View more info

Image for Bodily Functions (signed by the author)..

Bodily Functions (signed by the author)..

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Avernus: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32878


Collects four stories, two poems and a letter to Sam J. Lundwall (on the subject of bowel movement). Very limited hardcover, just one hundred copies printed, as stated: ''This book is printed for a private celebration, the birthday of a friend. It is limited to 100 copies''. THIS COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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An Island Called Moreau (inscribed & dated by the author).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: NY.: 1981.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 23313


SF novel. Title change: issued earlier in Britain as MOREAU'S OTHER ISLAND (1980). INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR/''To - , all the best, Brian W. Aldiss, Metropole '82''.''plays fruitfully with themes from H.G. Wells: during a nuclear war a US official discovers that bioengineering experiments performed on a deserted island are a secret project run by his own department'' (David Pringle & John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Dracula Unbound.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Grafton Books: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00685


Time-travel vampire novel with Bram Stoker as a protagonist.''in the barren dust of the far future, the sun leaks energy in a darkening sky and the only remaining humans are imprisoned by spectral, bloodthirsty beings. Back in the brilliant Utah sunlight of 1999, two ancient graves yield evidence that a species of human coexisted with the dinosaurs . . . linking these scenarios is impetuous inventor Joe Bodenland, who has just created a machine that manipulates t... View more info

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Summer 1773.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Bellevue Press: NY.: 1976.

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 32904


Short poem printed as a postcard: part of a series of poems by various sf writers edited by Jack Dann and issued by the The Bellevue Press in the 1970's. Nine postcards were issued in total, the authors were Ursula K. Le Guin (two poems), Thomas Disch, Michael Bishop. Sonya Dorman, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Brian W. Aldiss, and Jack Dann (two poems). View more info

Image for The Hand-Reared Boy (signed by the author).

The Hand-Reared Boy (signed by the author).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: London.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 03889


Mainstream rite-of-passage novel (partly-autobiographical?), first in the Horatio Stubbs trilogy: followed by A Rude Awakening and A Soldier Erect. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''the 1970s also saw the author beginning to publish non-sf fictions more substantial than his previous two, The Brightfount Diaries and The Male Response). He gained his first bestseller and some notoriety with THE HAND-REARED BOY (1970). This, with its two sequels, A Soldier Erect (1971) and A ... View more info

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Avernus Presents Science Fiction Blues With Brian Aldiss.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avernus: London.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 14165


Collector's programme: 12 pages. Includes three unpublished short stories. View more info

Image for My Country 'Tis Not Only Of Thee: A Story Of The World After The Vietnam War.

My Country 'Tis Not Only Of Thee: A Story Of The World After The Vietnam War.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Privately printed by the author.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12438


28 page short story, printed for the Aldiss Appreciation Society. Limited to 100 signed copies (though this copy - like most - has not been signed). View more info

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Farewell To A Child.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Priapus Press: Hertfordshire.: 1982.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 05833


16 pages: short poem. 350 copies printed. View more info

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Forgotten Life.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04454


Mainstream novel. With separate publisher's publicity pack in card folder. View more info

Image for The Malacia Tapestry (signed by the author).

The Malacia Tapestry (signed by the author).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 03920


Fantasy novel. Preceded the US edition by one year. In Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels #59. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER.''his long fantasy novel THE MALACIA TAPESTRY (1976) is a much more balanced work. A love story with fantastic elements set in a mysterious, never-changing City, it is a restatement of Aldiss's obsessions with entropy, fecundity and the role of the artist, and was perhaps his best novel since GREYBEARD (... View more info

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A Romance Of The Equator.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: BSFG: Birmingham.: 1980.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03464


Short sf story published by The Birmingham Science Fiction Group on the occasion of Novacon 10, November 1980 to commemorate his appearance as Guest Of Honour. 550 numbered copies. View more info

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The Interpreter.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Brown, Watson Ltd/Digit Books: London.: 1961.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39175


SF novel. Title change: published as half of an Ace Double in 1960 as BOWN DOWN TO NUL (Ace D-441). Digit 506. Uncommon UK paperback (the 1963 Digit reprint - with different cover art - is equally uncommon). View more info

Image for A Is For Brian: A 65th Birthday Present For Brian W. Aldiss From His Family, Friends, Colleagues and Admirers (signed by Aldiss).

A Is For Brian: A 65th Birthday Present For Brian W. Aldiss From His Family, Friends, Colleagues and Admirers (signed by Aldiss).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Avernus: London.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 00162


128 pages. Contributions from Kingsley Amis, J. G. Ballard, Ken Campbell, Harry Harrison, Robert Holdstock, Doris Lessing, Michael Moorcock, Christopher Priest, Kit Reed, Robert Silverberg and many others. SIGNED BY BRIAN W. ALDISS. View more info

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Bodily Functions.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avernus: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00148


Collects four stories, two poems and a letter to Sam J. Lundwall (on the subject of bowel movement). Very limited hardcover, just one hundred copies printed, as stated: ''This book is printed for a private celebration, the birthday of a friend. It is limited to 100 copies''. View more info

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Non-Stop (& 1st binding state).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: London.: 1958.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44260


Classic sf novel. Published in the USA a year later as STARSHIP, which was really stupid and kind of spoils everything as the whole point of the novel is you only slowly realise (like the last 20 pages of the book) that it is a Generation Starship they are on and not a planet! First binding state (Currey A) of red/maroon boards and spine lettered in gold: verso of haf-title page lists just two books (Space, Time And Nathaniel and The Brightfount diaries) - a later prin... View more info

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Kindred Blood In Kensington Gore.

By: Aldiss, Brian W. (Philip K. Dick)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avernus: London.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07482


Short play, subtitled 'Philip K. Dick In The Afterlife: An Imaginary Conversation'. 28-page booklet. View more info

Image for Messiah: The First Judgement: The Chronicle Of Brothers Book Two.

Messiah: The First Judgement: The Chronicle Of Brothers Book Two.

By: Alec, Wendy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Warboys Publishing: London.: 2007.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35989


Supernatural fantasy.''Lucifer is banished as King of Perdition. He swiftly enforces his claim to destroy the race of men, past, present and future generations, ensuring their incarceration into the lake of fire. Only one can put a stop to his malevelant plans, Lucifer's loathed arch adversary - The Nazarene. A savage bloody rages in the vaults of the damned. The vast armies of the first heaven wage war with hells fallen hordes. For the ultimate prize - the Race ... View more info

The Rope Trick.

By: Alexander, Lloyd

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dutton: NY.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 12063


Young adult fantasy. View more info

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Along Came A Spider.

By: Alexis, Athena

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Piatkus: London.: 1992.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35888


Supernatural novel. First published as a Dell paperback original in 1991. Very uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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The Race.

By: Allan, Nina

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Titan Books: London.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41467


SF novel. View more info

Image for Science Fiction The Future: Second Edition.

Science Fiction The Future: Second Edition.

By: Allen, Dick (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36581


432 pages: expanded from the original 1971 edition. Anthology with non-fiction pieces. View more info

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When The Whistle Blows.

By: Allen, Jack

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dedalus Ltd: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 17862


The author's first book. View more info

The Dark Tunnel: A Comedy.

By: Allen, Osric

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Temple: London.: 1994.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 08753


Fantasy novel.''Vivid prose: it has the effect of the best magic realists. It's definitely the kind of original idiosyncratiic novel I thoroughly enjoy'' (Michael Moorcock''. View more info

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Theatre Of Sleep: An Anthology Of Literary Dreams.

By: Almansi, Guido (& Claude Begun, eds.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Picador/Pan: London.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36444


384 pages. View more info

Image for Amanita Brandy, Featuring Weird Fantasy Poems From Weirdbook Press, Issue One.

Amanita Brandy, Featuring Weird Fantasy Poems From Weirdbook Press, Issue One.

By: AMANITA BRANDY, (ed. W. Paul Ganley)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Weirdbook Press: NY.: 1980.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36236


Magazine: weird/fantasy poetry. Limited to 150 numbered copies. View more info

Image for Ambit no 86 (contains ''Letters From Hollywood'' by Michael Moorcock).

Ambit no 86 (contains ''Letters From Hollywood'' by Michael Moorcock).

By: AMBIT, (ed. Martin Bax)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1981.

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 39213


Issue 86. Literary magazine (poetry and prose) edited by Martin Bax. This issue contains ''Letters From Hollywood'', one of a series of pieces written by Moorcock to J. G. Ballard while in Hollywood in the late 70s/early 80s (illustrated - including the front cover - by Michael Foreman): these were collected into book form (with the same title) in 1986. View more info