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Except The Queen

By: Yolen, Jane (& Midori Snyder)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: ROC: NY.: 2010.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38496

ISBN: 0451462734

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


Fantasy novel. View more info

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The Colonists From Space.

By: Young, B. A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: William Kimber: London.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03491

Condition: Fine copy in a fine (Ionicus) dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


Pure sf novel, unusual from a publisher strongly associated with supernatural fiction.''(1912-2001) UK journalist, editor and author, involved with the magazine Punch 1949-1964, and drama critic for the Financial Times 1964-1980. Of sf interest are Cabinet Pudding (1967), a near future satire in which the UK Prime Minister in 1996 is a marijuana-smoking West Indian; and THE COLONISTS FROM SPACE (1979), in which an Invasion by aliens begins in the Cotswolds in sou... View more info

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A Glass of Stars.

By: Young, Robert F.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Harris-Wolfe & Co. Publishers: Jacksonville, IL.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44888

ISBN: 0911676023

Condition: Fine copy in a good dustjacket with spine edge wear and small tears along bottom edge of rear flap fold.


356 pages: collection of sf/fantasy stories with an eight-page introduction by Fritz Leiber. A very uncommon book.''his first sf story was ''The Black Deep Thou Wingest'' for Startling Stories in June 1953, and he published short work quite prolifically for the next three decades. Young was a slick, polished writer; his stories are readable, often superficial, but the best of them have some of the emotional force of the work of Ray Bradbury, Robert Nathan or The... View more info

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Spare Parts.

By: Young, Stuart

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rainfall Books: Wiltshire.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11773

ISBN: 0954617800

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Collects six stories with an introduction by Tim Lebbon. SIGNED & DATED (4th October 2003) BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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The Mask Behind The Face.

By: Young, Stuart

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pendragon Press: South Wales.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15301

ISBN: 0953859835

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Collects four weird stories: introduction by Mark Samuels. View more info

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Seven Out Of Time.

By: Zagat, Arthur Leo

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Wildside Press.: 2009.

Seller ID: 07659

ISBN: 1434458903

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


SF novel, first serialsed in Argosy in 1939.''US writer (1895-1949) , extremely prolific in a number of pulp magazine genres, publishing about 500 stories, though relatively few were sf. In SEVEN OUT OF TIME (1939 Argosy; 1949), his best novel, seven contemporary humans are studied by people of the future to rediscover the value of emotions'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Angelmass.

By: Zahn, Timothy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07218

ISBN: 0312878281

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


SF novel.''the eponymous Black Hole featured in ANGELMASS (2001) emits particles that render humans both extremely calm, and dangerously unable to dissemble; this alarms the distant Galactic Empire known as the Pax, but peace is gained in the end. Zahn's venues, especially for his military SF, have been at times conventional, and even silly; but again and again he has transformed routine adventure-sf conventions into moral puzzles, without sacrificing a jot of ... View more info

Star Wars: Survivor's Quest.

By: Zahn, Timothy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Del Rey: NY.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13354

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


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Dragon And Soldier.

By: Zahn, Timothy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Starscape: NY.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 14810

ISBN: 0765301253

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


Young adult sf novel, second of the six-volume Dragonback series. Sequel to DRAGON AND THIEF (2003).''..his lengthiest later sequence, the Dragonback books, beginning with Dragon and Thief (2003) and ending with Dragon and Liberator (2008), is a Young Adult space opera whose hero, in union with a dragon-like symbiont, must save his planet and his people from foes'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

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The Green And The Gray.

By: Zahn, Timothy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19297

ISBN: 0765307170

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


SF novel set in New York.''a fresh, suspenseful tale of an alien feud in New York City that is about to spiral out of control. The Greens and Grays have been living in the shadows of New York for seventy-five years. Each group believes that it is the sole survivor of a devastating war between these two ancient enemies. When the two groups discover the presence of their enemy, they come to an uneasy truce, which depends on the sacrifice of twelve-year-old Melantha... View more info

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Cobra Alliance: Cobra War Book One.

By: Zahn, Timothy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Baen Books: NY.: 2009.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38460

ISBN: 1439133069

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


SF novel, part of the long-running military sf/adventure Cobra series.''hiss early fiction may have been genuinely competent, but he became suddenly more prominent around 1983, when he began to publish adventure sequences, beginning with the first volume of the Blackcollar series. The later Cobra sequence, which begins with Cobra (1985) and whose latest volume appeared in 2013, locates military/commando heroes in a galactic venue, where they win through with the... View more info

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Isle Of The Dead (signed by the author).

By: Zelazny, Roger

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Rapp and Whiting: London.: 1970.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 09142

ISBN: 0853911754

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for slight rubbing to the dustjacket.


1969 Nebula nominee for best sf novel, published as an Ace paperback original in 1969. The sequel was TO DIE IN ITALBAR (1973). THIS COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''...none of Zelazny's subsequent sf quite achieved the metaphorical aptness of his first three novels, but the Francis Sandow sequence comprising ISLE OF THE DEAD (1969) and To Die in Italbar (1973) replays in a less intricate mode some of the best plot-turns of his earlier work; mythic resonance is evok... View more info

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Lord Of Light (1968 Hugo Award winner).

By: Zelazny, Roger

Price: £295.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: London.: 1968.

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

Seller ID: 24543

Condition: Top of page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with light creasing and one short (1cm) closed tear.


1968 Hugo Award winner for best novel. Very uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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Blood of Amber.

By: Zelazny, Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Arbor House: NY.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01116

ISBN: 0877958297

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


Novel set in the author's Amber fantasy/sf series. View more info

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The Cassiopeia Affair.

By: Zerwick, Chloe (& Harrison Brown)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24121

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


SF novel.''Harrison Brown: US scientist and writer whose non-fiction The Challenge of Man's Future (1954) combines demographical, ecological and energy concerns in a pioneering work of great admonitory influence. His sf novel, THE CASSIOPEIA AFFAIR (1968) with Chloe Zerwick, treats fictionally the same problems through a story about a possibly bogus message from the stars that may keep mankind from destroying itself in a terminal conflagration.'' (John Clute/Ency... View more info

A Sorcerer's Treason.

By: Zettel, Sarah

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Voyager/HarperCollins: London.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 08472

ISBN: 0007113994

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


Book One of the Isavalta fantasy trilogy. View more info

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Playing God (signed by the author).

By: Zettel, Sarah

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Warner: NY.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 30238

ISBN: 0446523224

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


SF novel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''as Lynn Nussbaumer and her company, Bioverse, Inc., try to expunge a biological weapon from the fractious future world of the Dedelphi, a malevolent alliance arises intent on using the poison to their own ends''. View more info

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Bad Magic.

By: Zielinski, Stephan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27123

ISBN: 0312878621

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


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Mind Scream.

By: Zimmerman, R. D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Donald I. Fine: NY.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24122

ISBN: 1556111371

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


A medical thriller. View more info

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The Lightstone: Book One Of The Ea Cycle.

By: Zindell, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Voyager/HarperCollins: London.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07130

ISBN: 0002247569

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


Fantasy/sf novel: followed by Lord Of Lies (2003) and Black Jade (2005). 840 pages. View more info

The Lightstone.

By: Zindell, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Voyager/HarperCollins: London.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07338

Condition: Fine copy.


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Lord Of Lies.

By: Zindell, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Voyager/HarperCollins: London.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 11879

ISBN: 0002247577

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


Book Two of the Ea Cycle, sequel to The Lightstone (2001) and followed by Black jade (2005). The USA Tor hardcover was released five years later in 2008.''The Lord of Lies is the story of the Dark Angel's swift and terrible revenge against Valashu Elahad. Death and destruction surround the Lightstone in the second book of this magnificent and deeply moving fantasy epic. Valashu Elahad only regained the Lightstone in Argattha when he realized that his purpose was... View more info

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Lord Of Lies.

By: Zindell, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 2008.

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

Seller ID: 24421

ISBN: 0765311305

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


Book Two of the Ea Cycle, and sequel to The Lightstone (2001).''The Lord of Lies is the story of the Dark Angel's swift and terrible revenge against Valashu Elahad. Death and destruction surround the Lightstone in the second book of this magnificent and deeply moving fantasy epic. Valashu Elahad only regained the Lightstone in Argattha when he realized that his purpose was to guard the treasure of his ancestors so that he could pass it to the enlightened one, the... View more info

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The Outspoken Princess And The Gentle Knight: A Treasury Of Modern Fairy Stories.

By: Zipes, Jack (ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: NY.: 1994.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41302

ISBN: 0553096990

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


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Seven Touches Of Music.

By: Zivkovic, Zoran

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Polaris: Belgrade.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30422

Condition: VG copy with pages wrinkled due to water damage.


Collects seven stories (English text: translated from the Serbian by Alice Copple-Tosic). View more info

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The Fourth Circle.

By: Zivkovic, Zoran

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ministry Of Whimsy Press: FL.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13652

ISBN: 1892389657

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


The author's first sf novel, translated from the Serbian by Mary Popovic.''in the 1990s, Zivkovic began to publish fiction more and more widely; and now is best known for his stories and novels, most of which are structurally and thematically intriguing examples of Fantastika, and some of which can be profitably read in sf terms. His first novel, Cetvrti krug (1993; trans Mary Popovic as THE FOURTH CIRCLE1994; trans rev by L Timmel Duchamp 2004), which is set in ... View more info

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The Heat Death Of The Universe And Other Stories.

By: Zoline, Pamela

Price: £75.00

Publisher: McPherson & Co.: NY.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39679

ISBN: 0914232894

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


Collects five long stories, plus an introduction by Thomas M. Disch. Published in the UK in paperback only as BUSY ABOUT THE TREE OF LIVE AND OTHER STORIES (Women's Press, 1988). Very uncommon hardcover.''she began publishing work of genre interest with ''The Heat Death of the Universe'' (July 1967 New Worlds), a finely structured application of the concept of entropy to the life of an American housewife, through whose perceptions its rise is experienced litera... View more info