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The Event.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Morrigan Publications: Bath.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00256

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Short story. 300 copies printed. View more info

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Winterwood And Other Hauntings.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Morrigan Publications: Bath.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00823

ISBN: 1870338707

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Collection of ghost stories and weird fiction: introduction by Robert Holdstock. View more info

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Kaeti On Tour (inscribed by cover artist to the author).

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Sirius Book Company.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 04722

ISBN: 1874689016

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Second collection of Kaeti fantasy stories. Full-colour wraparound dustwrapper art by Jim Burns. View more info

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The Road To Paradise.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kerosina: Worcester Park.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04571

ISBN: 0948893338

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Contemporary mystery novel with fantasy elements.''the theme of the primitive heroine comes sharply into focus in GrĂ¡inne (1987), which draws upon the Celtic legend of the Goddess and explores her power in the modern age through the form of a mysterious young girl. These novels form the author's main corpus of fantastic fiction. They have affinities with the work of Robert Holdstock and Richard Cowper in the exploration of mythic figures. They find a natural conclusion in THE ROAD TO PARADISE (1988), a contemporary timeslip novel where the weight of Britain's past begins to haunt the ... View more info

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The Natural History of the P.H.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Kerosina: Worcester Park.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07479

ISBN: 0948893192

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Slim sixteen-page essay on the 'Primitive Woman'. 500 copies printed. View more info

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Anita (the author's own copy).

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Millington: London.: 1976.

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

Seller ID: 05641

ISBN: 0860000702

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little fading to the spine lettering from red to orange.


Collection of the author's Anita witch stories: originally published as an Ace paperback in 1970. The title story ''Anita'' was his first published story, together with ''Escapism'', both appearing in the same issue of Science Fantasy (September/October 1964). From the author's own library, with a white printed label signed by Paul McGahon affixed to the front free endpaper, stating/''This book is a personal copy of the author Keith Roberts, part of his effects which I, as co-executor, collected from his flat shortly after his death in October 2000. Paul McGahon, July 2015''.''he fi... View more info

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The Inner Wheel.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: London.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01097

ISBN: 0246639792

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with a touch of bottom spine edge wear and light rubbing to the rear (black) panel.


SF novel: the authors third book, preceded by Pavane and The Furies.''The Inner Wheel (coll of linked stories 1970) deals with the kind of gestalt superman theme made familiar by Theodore Sturgeon's MORE THAN HUMAN (fixup 1953) and is similarly powerful, though tending to a rather uneasy sentimentality, perhaps endemic to tales of such relationships but also typical of the author's handling of children and women'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Winterwood And Other Hauntings (signed/slipcased edition).

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Morrigan Publications: Bath.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 02824

ISBN: 1870338758

Condition: Fine copy in dustjacket and slipcase (as new).


Collection of ghost stories and weird fiction: introduction by Robert Holdstock. LIMITED EDITION: 250 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author and Robert Holdstock, including an additional short story The Event, not found in the trade edition. View more info

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A Heron Caught In Weeds.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kerosina: Worcester Park.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39144

ISBN: 0948893087

Condition: Fine copy as issued without dustjacket (as new).


Poetry, with an introduction by the author: 48 pages. From a total printing of 650 copies, this is one of 300 hardcover copies (the rest were paperbound), of which 276 copies were included with the limited/slipcased edition of his novel GRAINNE, leaving 24 copies left over for the author's own use. This is no 251. View more info

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The Grain Kings.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.: London.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39130

ISBN: 0091234905

Condition: Fine copy in a VG dustjackets with several nicks and tears along the top edge of the front panel.


Collects seven sf stories. View more info

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Kiteworld.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36966

Condition: Fine (unread) copy, with proof dustjacket.


Fix-up sf novel: a series of linked stories (three first appearing in Interzone).''invokes the atmosphere of earlier work in its depiction of a Britain dominated by religious fanatics, and its constrictive rendering of the life of the crews who man giant kites to guard the frontiers against demons'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Anita.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10310

Condition: Touch of browning along edges of inner covers, else a fine (unread) copy.


Ace 02295. Collects the author's fantasy stories about Anita, a young witch. View more info

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A Heron Caught In Weeds.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Kerosina: Worcester Park.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27996

ISBN: 0948893095

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Poetry, with an introduction by the author: 48 pages. From a total printing of 650 copies, this is one of 350 paperbound copies. View more info

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The Inner Wheel.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Doubleday: NY.: 1970.

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

Seller ID: 23668

Condition: Fine copy in a VG dustjacket.


Collection of linked stories: the authors third book, preceded by Pavane and The Furies.''The Inner Wheel (coll of linked stories 1970) deals with the kind of gestalt superman theme made familiar by Theodore Sturgeon's MORE THAN HUMAN (fixup 1953) and is similarly powerful, though tending to a rather uneasy sentimentality, perhaps endemic to tales of such relationships but also typical of the author's handling of children and women'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Kiteworld.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02575

ISBN: 0575036044

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Fix-up sf novel: a series of linked stories (three first appearing in Interzone).''much more sf-like is the Kiteworld sequence comprising KITEWORLD (fixup 1985) and ''Drek Yarman'' (February-June 2000 Spectrum SF), which invokes the atmosphere of earlier work in its depiction of a Ruined Earth Britain dominated by religious fanatics, and its Steampunk rendering of the life of the crews who man the Kiteships, which are the size of Airships, to guard the frontiers against ''demons'' (as the ballistic or cruise missiles of a former technological era are now remembered) in a kind of parody... View more info

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Grainne.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kerosina: Worcester Park.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06982

ISBN: 0948893079

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


SF/Fantasy novel. Limited to 1026 copies of which this is one of 750 trade copies. Winner of the 1988 BSFA award for best novel.''the theme of the primitive heroine comes sharply into focus in GRAINNE (1987), which draws upon the Celtic legend of the Goddess and explores her power in the modern age through the form of a mysterious young girl. These novels form the author's main corpus of fantastic fiction. They have affinities with the work of Robert Holdstock and Richard Cowper in the exploration of mythic figures, and find a natural conclusion in The Road to Paradise (1988), a conte... View more info

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Winterwood And Other Hauntings (letter ''A'' of ten leatherbound copies).

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Morrigan Publications: Bath.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 04614

ISBN: 1870338758

Condition: Fine copy bound in quarter-leather, as issued without dustjacket (as new).


Collection of ghost stories and weird fiction: introduction by Robert Holdstock. LEATHERBOUND EDITION: 10 lettered copies bound in quarter-leather and signed by the author and Robert Holdstock, and including an additional short story ''The Event'' bound in, not present in the trade edition. This is letter ''A''. View more info

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Kiteworld (signed by the author).

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 06827

ISBN: 0575036044

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Fix-up sf novel: a series of linked stories (three first appearing in Interzone). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''invokes the atmosphere of earlier work in its depiction of a Britain dominated by religious fanatics, and its constrictive rendering of the life of the crews who man giant kites to guard the frontiers against demons'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Anita.

By: Roberts, Keith

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Millington: London.: 1976.

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

Seller ID: 06830

ISBN: 0860000702

Condition: Top page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


Collection of the author's Anita witch stories: originally published as an Ace paperback in 1970. The title story ''Anita'' was his first published story, together with ''Escapism'', both appearing in the same issue of Science Fantasy (September/October 1964).''he first appeared in Science Fantasy with ''Anita'' (1964), the start of the Anita series about a young female witch, collected as Anita (coll of linked stories 1970 US; with 1 extra story 1990 US). Deliberately humorous, the stories are at times rather cutesy. At this period the appeared regularly in Science Fantasy. He illust... View more info