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Conan And The Spider God.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1984.

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

Seller ID: 44660

ISBN: 0722187831

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Book 20 in the Conan Sphere series. View more info

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The Hand Of Zei.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avalon Books: NY.: 1963.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04024

Condition: Bruised bottom corners, else a fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with spine edge wear.


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The Honorable Barbarian.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Del Rey/Ballantine: NY.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02175

ISBN: 0345360915

Condition: Stamped address on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


Part of the Novaria/Jorian fantasy series, following The Goblin Tower (1968), The Clocks of Iraz (1971) and The Unbeheaded King (1980). View more info

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The Hostage Of Zir (signed by the author).

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Berkley: NY.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23376

ISBN: 0399120971

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for faint spotting along page edges.


The third book in the Krishna sf/fantasy series. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''introduced his Viagens Interplanetarias stories, a loosely linked series set in a future where Brazil has become the dominant world power, the stories themselves being sited mainly on three worlds which circle the star Tau Ceti and are named after the Hindu gods Vishnu, Ganesha and Krishna; the planet Krishna was a romantically barbarian world on which the author could set, as sf, the kind of Planetary Romances he had previously written as fantasy, the market for pure fantasy having disappeared with Unknown in 194... View more info

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Scribblings (signed by the author).

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £50.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 1972.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23379

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


A miscellany of poetry, articles and short stories, the latter comprising four anecdotes written for ''Probability Zero,'' a department of tall tales in Astounding between 1942-1944. Issued to commemorate his appearance as GoH at Boskone IX in 1972. LIMITED EDITION: 500 numbered copies printed (unsigned). HOWEVER THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. This copy is no 65. View more info

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The Unbeheaded King.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Del Rey: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 23382

ISBN: 0345307739

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


Part of the Novaria/Jorian fantasy series, following The Goblin Tower (1968), The Clocks of Iraz (1971) and followed by The Honorable Barbarian (1989). View more info

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The Floating Continent.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Roberts & Vinter, Ltd/Compact: London.: 1966.

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

Seller ID: 22540

Condition: Page edges browning, a NF/Fine (unread) copy.


Title change: published earlier in the US as THE SEARCH FOR ZEI (Avalon 1962). Compact F321. View more info

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A Planet Called Krishna.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Roberts & Vinter, Ltd/Compact: London.: 1966.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22541

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Title change: first published with the title COSMIC MANHUNTas half of an Ace Double (D-61) in 1954: later published with textual revisions as THE QUEEN OF ZAMBA (1977). Compact F311. View more info

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The Floating Continent (signed by the author).

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Roberts & Vinter, Ltd/Compact: London.: 1966.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 05377

Condition: Spine lean, a near fine (NF) copy.


Title change: published earlier in hardcover as THE SEARCH FOR ZEI (Avalon, 1962). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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The Unbeheaded King (signed by the author).

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Del Rey: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 01618

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


Part of the Novaria/Jorian fantasy series, following The Goblin Tower (1968), The Clocks of Iraz (1971) and followed by The Honorable Barbarian (1989). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON A PLAIN WHITE LABEL AFFIXED TO THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. View more info

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Scribblings (inscribed by the author).

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £25.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 1972.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 08930

Condition: Fine copy in a near fine dustjacket with several small light brown stains on the front cover.


A miscellany of poetry, articles and short stories, the latter comprising four anecdotes written for ''Probability Zero,'' a department of tall tales in Astounding between 1942-1944. Issued to commemorate his appearance as GoH at Boskone IX in 1972. LIMITED EDITION: 500 numbered copies printed (unsigned). HOWEVER THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. This copy is no 158. View more info

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Science Fiction Handbook, Revised: A Guide To Writing Imaginative Liteature.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague (& Catherine Crook de Camp)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Owlswick Press.: 1975.

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

Seller ID: 03470

Condition: Just a little browning along page edges, else a fine copy in anear fine dustjacket with spine edge wear.


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Citadels Of Mystery.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague (& Catherine Crook de Camp)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1972.

Edition: First British paperback edition.

Seller ID: 33460

Condition: Page edges just a little browned, a browning, an almost fine (unread) copy.


292: ''unsolved puzzles of archeology: Atlantis, Stonehenge, Tintangel and more''. View more info

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The Incomplete Enchanter (signed by the author).

By: de Camp, L. Sprague (& Fletcher Pratt)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Henry Holt: NY.: 1941.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45198

Condition: Endpapers and pastedowns a little discoloured/browned, page edges a little browned, a near fine copy in a VG (bright, unfaded, pictorial Boris Artzybasheff cover art) dustjacket with creasing and wear along the top edges.


Classic sf/fantasy novel, first in the series. WITH WHITE LABEL SIGNED BY DE CAMP AFFIXED TO FRONT PASTEDOWN.''the best of his fantasy is contained in the Incomplete Enchanter or Harold Shea sequence (all but the 1990s titles with Pratt): THE INCOMPLETE ENCHANTER (1940 Unknown; fix-up 1941) with Pratt; The Castle of Iron (1941 Unknown; 1950) with Pratt; Wall of Serpents (fixup 1960; vt The Enchanter Completed 1980 UK) with Pratt; Sir Harold and the Gnome King (1991 chap); The Enchanter Reborn (anth 1992) ed with Christopher STASHEFF and The Exotic Enchanter (anth 1995) ed with Stashe... View more info

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The Mathematics Of Magic: The Enchanter Stories of L. Sprague de Camp And Fletcher Pratt, Volume 2.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague (& Fletcher Pratt)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 2007.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39384

ISBN: 1886778655

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


Second volume: edited by Mark L. Olson, introduction by Christopher Stasheff. View more info

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Conan The Swordsman.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague (& Lin Carter & Bjorn Nyberg)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1978.

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

Seller ID: 44655

ISBN: 0722129416

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Book 13 in the Sphere Conan series. View more info

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Conan The Liberator.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague (& Lin Carter)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44657

ISBN: 0722129424

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Book 14 in the Conan Sphere series. View more info

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Genus Homo (signed/limited).

By: de Camp, L. Sprague (& P. Schuyler Miller)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Fantasy Press: PA.: 1950.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45456

Condition: Endpapers just a little browned, gilt lettering a little dulled, an almost fine copy in a fairly good creased and worn (Edd Cartier) dustjacket.


SF novel. First state binding of green cloth with lettering and rule stamped in gilt. LIMITED EDITION: 500 numbered copies signed by both authors on special limitation page. Additionally inscribed by Miller/''to Sylvester Brown, in the hope that we've guessed all wrong about tomorrow''. This is no 172. A previous owner has written a thirty word review of the novel on the front pastedown, thankfully hidden by the front flap, dated 1951.''..he then met P Schuyler Miller, with whom he collaborated on a novel, which failed to find a publisher for several years: GENUS HOMO (March 1941 ... View more info

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The Return Of Conan.

By: Howard, Robert E. (& Bjorn Nyberg & L. Sprague de Camp)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Gnome Press: NY.: 1957.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37718

Condition: Bottom corners bruised, page edges browning (as with all copies due to cheap paper used), otherwise a fine copy in a fine dustjacket but for a touch of edge wear.


''First printing'' stated on copyright page. Seventh volume in the (seven volume) Gnome Press Conan series. Novel based on Robert E. Howard's Conan stories written by Bjorn Nyberg with the collaboration of L. Sprague de Camp. Wally Wood cover art. Reissued in paperback as CONAN THE AVENGER (Lancer, 1968). View more info

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Conan The Freebooter.

By: Howard, Robert E. (& L. Sprague de Camp)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1974.

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

Seller ID: 32114

ISBN: 0722146965

Condition: Ink-stamp on first page, page edges browned, a VG+ copy.


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The Conan Reader.

By: Howard, Robert E. (by L. Sprague de Camp & others)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Mirage Press: Baltimore, MD.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02522

Condition: Owner's neat name and four-digit number in top corner of front free endpaper, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


Collects thirteen of the best articles by L. Sprague de Camp on Robert E. Howard and swords and sorcery from Amra magazine: interior b/w illustrations by Roy Krenkel. 1500 numbered hardcover copies printed. This is 491. View more info

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Lovecraft: A Biography.

By: Lovecraft, H. P. (by L. Sprague de Camp)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New English Library (NEL): London.: 1976.

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

Seller ID: 02016

ISBN: 0450028402

Condition: Page edges browning, else a fine copy in a near fine dustjacket.


510 pages with index. Biography of H. P. Lovecraft by L. Sprague de Camp. View more info

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To Quebec And The Stars.

By: Lovecraft, H. P. (ed. L. Sprague de Camp)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Donald M. Grant, Publisher.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04639

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


318 pages: edited by L. Sprague de Camp: 318 pages. Collects together Lovecraft's non-fiction material from a number of obscure sources, most appearing here for the first time in a book. Includes the 75,000-word essay ''A Description of the Town of Quebeck'' (1931), first published here. View more info