Category: Other

Sort

Showing 351-400 of 5175

Image for Clan Ground.

Clan Ground.

By: Bell, Clare

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Atheneum: NY.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25071

ISBN: 0689503040

Condition: Light spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with the signature of Kingsley Amis on the top corner of the front free endpaper.


Second book in the sf/fantasy Ratha cat series, sequel to RATHA'S CREATURE (1983).''UK-born writer, in the USA from age five, who remains best-known for her sf; she lives with M. Coleman Easton, writing sf with him under the name of Clare Coleman. The Ratha sequence of young adult novels - Ratha's Creature (1983), Clan Ground (1984), Ratha and Thistle-Chaser (1990), The Jaguar Princess (1993) and Ratha's Challenge (1995) - can be read as alternate-world sf where evolution has favoured the cat, but the long saga of Ratha's growth as leader of her tribe of cougar-like talking felines, an... View more info

Image for Precious Porcelain.

Precious Porcelain.

By: Bell, Neil

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins: London.: 1939.

Edition: Reissue.

Seller ID: 32435

Condition: Touch of spotting to first couple of pages, else a fine copy, that has been rebound in red cloth.


Mystery novel with sf/fantasy elements. First published by Victor Gollancz in 1931.''mix of supernatural, sf, mystery and thiller novel in which the main character discovered a means of isolating the various personality fragments within himself and projecting them as living beings''. View more info

Image for Furious Gulf.

Furious Gulf.

By: Benford, Gregory

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1994.

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

Seller ID: 04499

ISBN: 057504067X

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


SF novel: third volume in the Family Bishop sf sequence - comprising Great Sky River (1987), Tides of Light (1989) and Furious Gulf (1994) .''..continues the theme of a Universe-wide struggle between organic and inorganic ''lifeforms'' in which self-replicating machines appear to have the upper hand; this scenario is further developed in the Family Bishop sequence - comprising Great Sky River (1987),Tides of Light (1989) and Furious Gulf (1994) - and centring upon the forced flight of human Families towards a form of sanctuary in the heart of the galaxy, harassed all the while by the i... View more info

Image for The Stars In Shroud (iinscribed by the author with his own text alterations)

The Stars In Shroud (iinscribed by the author with his own text alterations)

By: Benford, Gregory

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Berkley: NY.: 1978.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 01571

ISBN: 039912229X

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with review slip laid in.


Expanded and revised version (with title change!) of his earlier DEEPER THAN THE DARKNESS (Ace paperback original, 1970) with a three page afterword from the author. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR/''For Jeff, this amended, but final version - Gregory Benford see p. 288'' On p. 288 Benford has inked in a couple of text corrections and initialled the page.''his first solo novel was Deeper than the Darkness (1970; later revised and title change THE STARS IN SHROUD, 1978), one of many stories in which humanity's confrontation with aliens proves deeply disturbing'' (Brian Stableford/E... View more info

Image for The Prince Of Dreams: Volume Two Of Seven Brothers.

The Prince Of Dreams: Volume Two Of Seven Brothers.

By: Benjamin, Curt

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 21527

ISBN: 0756400899

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little creasing along the edge of the spine panel.


Second volume of the Seven Brothers fantasy series: sequel to THE PRINCE OF SHADOW.''a magnificent fantasy saga of kingdoms lost, nobles enslaved, families reunited, and gods reborn. Llesho has succeeded in finding several of his brothers and winning the aid of allies such as the trickster god, the emperor, two gladiators, a young witch and a goddess. But can he discover the truth about his own identity? Can he harness his powers? And can he survive the ultimate masters of evil?''. View more info

Image for The Demigods.

The Demigods.

By: Bennett, Alfred Gordon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Jarrolds: London.: 1939.

Edition: First edition (variant binding).

Seller ID: 28403

Condition: Solid VG+ unmarked copy with lightly bruised bottom corner tips.


SF novel. Variant binding of red cloth, black lettering on spine (the first binding is black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, as noted in Locke SPECTRUM OF FANTASY pp. 31) - though this first edition is very uncommon in either binding.''UK writer (1901-1962) , documentary film-maker and founder of Pharos Books, through which he published a fantasy, Whom the Gods Destroy (1946). His sf novel THE DEMIGODS (1939) depicts a world menaced by giant ants, who derive their abilities from a central controlling brain'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). ''out of the silence of Africa comes th... View more info

Image for Whom The Gods Destroy.

Whom The Gods Destroy.

By: Bennett, Alfred Gordon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Pharos Books: Colwyn Bay North Wales & London.: 1946.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41800

Condition: Staples rusting, front cover worn, a G/VG copy.


Fantasy novel. A very uncommon paperback and the only edition of this title.''(1901-1962) UK writer, documentary film-maker and founder of Pharos Books, through which he published a fantasy, WHOM THE GODS DESTROY (1946), which is set in Tibet. His sf novel The Demigods (1939) depicts a world menaced by giant ants from an Underground fastness in Africa, who derive their abilities from an ancient hive mind resident in a globe of ''force'' and capable of hypnotizing humans as well as ants'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

Image for Picus The Thief (Small Vampires).

Picus The Thief (Small Vampires).

By: Bennett, Robin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Monster Books: Henley-On-Thames.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30598

ISBN: 0956868401

Condition: Fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket (as new).


Vampire novel. View more info

Image for Ring The Bell Softly.

Ring The Bell Softly.

By: Bennetts, Pamela

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: London.: 1978.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36313

ISBN: 0709164769

Condition: Light spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with a little creasing along the top spine edge.


Gothic supernatural thriller. Very uncommon UK hardcover (Robert Hale produced books almost excliusively for the library market). View more info

Image for Ghosts In The House.

Ghosts In The House.

By: Benson, A. C. (& R. H. Benson)

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Pennyffordd, Chester.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 03037

ISBN: 1899562133

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


Edited and with an introduction by Hugh Lamb: collects twenty supernatural stories. 400 copies printed. View more info

Thy Rod And Thy Staff.

By: Benson, Arthur Christopher

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co.: London.: 1912.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24310

Condition: Bookplate, endpapers browned, page edges browned, a VG+ copy.


Second book of Benson's biography. View more info

Image for The Isles Of Sunset.

The Isles Of Sunset.

By: Benson, Arthur Christopher

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Ibister & Co.: London.: 1904.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 40520

Condition: Bookplate on front pastedown, gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper, some browning/spotting to endpapers and preliminary and terminal pages, a VG+ copy with bright cover illustration and white lettering, bright gold lettering on spine, tight inner hinges and clean interior.


Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-3] 4-307 [308: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], title page printed in red and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, gray, yellow and white, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Benson's second collection of short fiction, preceded by THE HILL OF TROUBLE AND OTHER STORIES (1903). Includes two supernatural tales, ''The Slype House'' and ''The Waving of the Sword,'' the latter more mystical than macabre. A very uncommon book.''(1862-1925) UK essayist, journal-keeper and writer of some fiction; elder brot... View more info

Image for The Exposure of Pamela (75 numbered copies).

The Exposure of Pamela (75 numbered copies).

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hermitage Books: Norfolk, UK.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 46056

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


16 page short story reprinted from The Storyteller, August, 1924. LIMITED EDITION: ''reprinted by Hermitage Books in an edition of 75 numbered copies'' stated on copyright page. This is no 16. Very uncommon item. View more info

Image for The Flint Knife: Further Spook Stories.

The Flint Knife: Further Spook Stories.

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Chivers Press: Bath.: 1990.

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

Seller ID: 01123

ISBN: 0745110487

Condition: Fine copy in pictorial boards as issued without dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of occasional spotting along page edges.


Selected by Jack Adrian. A very uncommon hardcover edition, this Chivers Press large-print edition was produced exclusively for the library market (not available for sale - the book is not priced). View more info

Image for The Tale Of An Empty House And Other Ghost Stories.

The Tale Of An Empty House And Other Ghost Stories.

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Privately Printed For Black Swan, London.: 1986.

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

Seller ID: 23191

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, a near fine copy as issued in silver boards without dustjacket, but for a touch of bruising to top corner tips.


Edited by Cynthia Reavell with an introduction by Susan Hill. Printed by Black Swan an Imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd., UK, Limitation statement of 750 hardcover copies printed, but very few copies seem to show up so maybe the number was a lot less? 232 pages. View more info

Image for The Terror By Night: Collected Spook Stories Volume 1.

The Terror By Night: Collected Spook Stories Volume 1.

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01064

ISBN: 1899562559

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


First of a five volume series collecting together all the author's supernatural fiction: edited and with an introduction by Jack Adrian, this first volume contains stories written between 1899-1911. 600 copies printed. View more info

Image for Mrs Amworth: The Collected Spook Stories Volume Three.

Mrs Amworth: The Collected Spook Stories Volume Three.

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06877

ISBN: 1553100182

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Third volume in the series, edited by Jack Adrian. Collects all the stories written between April 1922 - November 1923. 600 copies printed. View more info

Image for The Heart of India with The Golden Temple Of Amritsar and Dewan-I-Khas (60 copies printed).

The Heart of India with The Golden Temple Of Amritsar and Dewan-I-Khas (60 copies printed).

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hermitage Books: Norfolk, UK.: 1994.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 46054

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


32 page booklet with a three page introduction by Jack Adrian: collects three short stories of India. LIMITED EDITION: ''published in an edition of 60 copies by Hermitage Books in October, 1994'' stated on copyright page. Very uncommon item. View more info

Image for The Man Who Went Too Far (60 numbered copies).

The Man Who Went Too Far (60 numbered copies).

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hermitage Books: Norfolk, UK.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 46055

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


24 page short story reprinted from The Pall Mall Magazine June, 1904. LIMITED EDITION: ''reprinted by Hermitage Books in an edition of 60 numbered copies'' stated on copyright page. This is no 30. Very uncommon item. View more info

Being Invisible.

By: Berger, Thomas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Methuen: London.: 1978.

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

Seller ID: 15579

ISBN: 0413169707

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


. View more info

Image for Changing The Past.

Changing The Past.

By: Berger, Thomas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: London.: 1990.

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

Seller ID: 35877

ISBN: 0297840134

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


SF novel.''US writer who began to publish work of genre interest with ''Professor Hyde'' for Playboy in December 1961, but who is best known for his work outside the sf field, like the Western epic Little Big Man (1964), which combines farce and Fabulation; the Little Big Man, who is 111, narrates his tale with supernatural vigour. The sequel, The Return of Little Big Man (1999), moves even further from anything like a Western. In general, his novels read as though they are generated by spontaneous conceits - some of them fantastic, some postmodern - which he treats with an absolute, d... View more info

Image for Bernadiinism: How To Dominate Men And Subjugate Women.

Bernadiinism: How To Dominate Men And Subjugate Women.

By: Bernadine, Alva

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edition Stemmle: Zurich & NY.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44243

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


128 pages. Introduction and interview with the artist by Genevieve Field. View more info

Image for From What Far Star?

From What Far Star?

By: Berry, Bryan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Panther Books/Hamilton & Co.: London: 1953 (February).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26086

Condition: Page edges browned (cheap paper) else a fine copy in a VG (bright, unfaded pictorial) dustjacket with small chip along the top soine edge and other edge wear.


SF novel. Panther no 40. Cover by Gordon C. Davies. A small hardcover printing was issued simultaneous with the paperback.''(1930-1966) UK author who began to publish stories of sf interest with ''Monster from Space'' for the UK comic Merry-Go-Round #14 in 1947, and who was thought of as a rising star of UK sf, but who died young. Along with such writers as John Russell Fearn, E C Tubb and Kenneth Bulmer, he contributed many pulp magazine-style sf novels to obscure paperback houses, beginning with Return to Earth (1951), and most notably with the Venus/Kennet Alternate History trilo... View more info

Image for Chance Fortune In The Battle Zone.

Chance Fortune In The Battle Zone.

By: Berryhill, Shane

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25301

ISBN: 076531469X

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


View more info

Image for Mir.

Mir.

By: Besher, Alexander

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Orbit: London.: 1998.

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

Seller ID: 05575

ISBN: 1857235312

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


SF novel, second in the trology, following RIM (1994) and followed by CHI (1998).''China-born Japanese-raised US editor, who published David Lindsay's posthumous tales The Violet Apple; And, the Witch (1976) in his Chicago Review Press, and who began to publish sf in English (some stories had appeared in Japanese) with his Rim cycle, comprising Rim: A Novel of Virtual Reality (1994), Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality (1998) and Chi (1999). The first of these is perhaps the most innovative - Brian Stableford has used a term of his own coinage, Orphean Fantasy, to describe the tale's confl... View more info

Image for Chi.

Chi.

By: Besher, Alexander

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Orbit: London.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 17827

ISBN: 1857236823

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


SF novel, third in the trology, following RIM (1994) and MIR (1998).''China-born Japanese-raised US editor, who published David Lindsay's posthumous tales The Violet Apple; And, the Witch (1976) in his Chicago Review Press, and who began to publish sf in English (some stories had appeared in Japanese) with his Rim cycle, comprising Rim: A Novel of Virtual Reality (1994), Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality (1998) and Chi (1999). The first of these is perhaps the most innovative - Brian Stableford has used a term of his own coinage, Orphean Fantasy, to describe the tale's conflation of Virt... View more info

Image for The Deceivers.

The Deceivers.

By: Bester, Alfred

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Severn House: London.: 1984.

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

Seller ID: 00133

ISBN: 0727809962

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


SF novel. First published as a paperback original in 1981.''Rogue Winter is King of the Maori Commandos. His lover is the beautiful Demi Jeroux, who has been kidnapped by the villanous Manchu Duke of Death. Rogue must search through the solar system to find the missing Demi Jeroux. But she is merely a pawn in the Duke of Death's gambit to seize control''. View more info

Image for ''The Indian Giver'' (3-part serial in Analog).

''The Indian Giver'' (3-part serial in Analog).

By: Bester, Alfred

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Conde Nast: NY.: 1974-1975.

Edition: First editions (& 1st printings).

Seller ID: 35202

Condition: Browning along page edges, NF/Fine (unread) copies.


Three issues: serialisation of three part novel ''The Indian Giver'' in Analog magazine (December 1974 - February 1975), expanded in book form as THE COMPUTER CONNECTION (USA) and (Title change) EXTRO (UK).''two decades after his last, his new novel, The Computer Connection (November 1974 - January 1975 Analog as THE INDIAN GIVER; 1975; vt Extro 1975), while full of incidental felicities, did not quite recapture the old drive in its ornate story of a group of immortals and an omniscient Computer; perhaps it lacked a natural ''Besterman'' as focus. The pace and complexity were still the... View more info

Image for A Hazy Shade Of Winter.

A Hazy Shade Of Winter.

By: Bestwick, Simon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14423

ISBN: 1553100697

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


Collection of weird/supernayural ghost stories by a contemporary writer, with an introduction from Joel Lane. 500 copies printed. View more info

Image for Letters of the Alien Publisher: Acollection of Essays By The Alien Publisher of Aboriginal Science Fiction (signed copy).

Letters of the Alien Publisher: Acollection of Essays By The Alien Publisher of Aboriginal Science Fiction (signed copy).

By: Betancourt, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: First Books: Newark, NJ.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45925

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


128 pages: introduction by Charles C. Ryan: ''a collection of letters written by a visitor to Earth as he shares his observations of attempting to come to grips with the conflicting, confusing and chaotic world of the human kind'' which first appeared as a regular column in Aboriginal SF magazine. SIGNED COPY/''best regards, The Alien Publisher'' [probably John Betancourt's writing, who probably wrote these letters]. View more info

Image for Swashbuckling Editor Stories.

Swashbuckling Editor Stories.

By: Betancourt, John Gregory (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wildside Press: NJ.: 1993.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41007

ISBN: 188044822X

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Original sf/fantasy anthology. View more info

Image for Tell Them What I Saw: Poems.

Tell Them What I Saw: Poems.

By: Bialer, Matt

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stanza Press/PS Publishing: UK.: 2014.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44447

ISBN: 1848636989

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


Poetry collection: introduction by Sebastien Doubinsky. 170 pages. View more info

Image for Ronan's Rescue: Further Translations From The Original Gibberish.

Ronan's Rescue: Further Translations From The Original Gibberish.

By: Bibby, James

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Millenium: London.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26988

ISBN: 1857982681

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


The subtitle says it all: Conanesque heroic fantasy parody. View more info

Image for Diabolical Definitions: A Selection from the Devil's Dictonary of Ambrose Bierce

Diabolical Definitions: A Selection from the Devil's Dictonary of Ambrose Bierce

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: Mount Vernon, NY.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43385

Condition: Fine copy in a VG+ price-clipped dustjacket with two short (3cm) closed tears.


Edited and with an introduction by C. Merton Babcock with illustrations by Stanley Wyatt. 60 pages. View more info

Image for The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce.

The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce.

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: NY.: 1963.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 45398

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


810 pages: ten page introduction by Clifton Fadiman. Hugh Lamb's copy, with his signature and date (1982) at the top corner of the first page, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. View more info

Image for The Collected Fables Of Ambrose Bierce, Edited and With an Introduction by S. T. Joshi.

The Collected Fables Of Ambrose Bierce, Edited and With an Introduction by S. T. Joshi.

By: Bierce, Ambrose (ed. S. T. Joshi)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Ohio State University Press.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45966

ISBN: 0814208428

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


390 pages: 16 page introduction by editor Joshi. View more info

Image for This Darkening Universe.

This Darkening Universe.

By: Biggle, Jr., Lloyd

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Doubleday: NY.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42978

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


SF novel, third in the Jan Darzek sequence of five books.''the Jan Darzek sequence - All the Colors of Darkness (1963), Watchers of the Dark (1966), THIS DARKENING UNIVERSE(1975), Silence is Deadly (October 1957 If; much exp and rev 1977)and The Whirligig of Time (1979) - recounts the adventures of a late-twentieth-century private eye who becomes involved in adventures made possible by matter transmission, from investigating Aliens sabotaging Earth's matter transmitters to chairing the Council of Supreme, which itself governs the home galaxy; by the third volume he is pitted against th... View more info

Image for Stiff Lips.

Stiff Lips.

By: Billson, Anne

Price: £8.00

Publisher: MacMillan: London.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13642

ISBN: 0333644271

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


Contemporary supernatural novel. View more info

Image for The Coming Thing.

The Coming Thing.

By: Billson, Anne

Price: £7.00

Publisher: CreateSpace: UK.: 2017.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44443

ISBN: 1544247818

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Supernatural novel.'' '''she's going to die. I think we both know that. What's coming out of her is too big, too powerful, and it's going to tear her apart. I just hope it doesn't tear me apart as well...' Your best friend gets all the attention. Now she's pregnant with the Antichrist, religious maniacs are trying to kill her, and she wants to get an abortion. How do you compete with that, persuade her to keep the baby, and at the same time hold down your job as a bookshop assistant while trying not to think too much about decapitated Chihuahuas and the unpleasantness at the clinic? ... View more info

Image for The Wanderer's Tale: Annals Of Lindormyn 1.

The Wanderer's Tale: Annals Of Lindormyn 1.

By: Bilsborough, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tor, an imprint of Pan MacMillan: London.: 2007.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24419

ISBN: 0230014488

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


Fantasy novel, first in the series.''many generations ago was destroyed the arctic stronghold of Drauglir. Five hundred years later, rumours spread of the evil demigod's second coming, with terrible consequences for the world of Lindormyn. In the remote northern town of Nordwas a ramshackle group is assembled by the ambitious warrior Nibulus, under the guidance of a mage-priest, to set off on the long and perilous journey back to Melhus to ensure that Drauglir is properly despatched this time round. This quest includes two foreign mercenaries, three bickering priests, a young esquire .... View more info

Image for A Fire In The North: Annals Of Lindormyn Two.

A Fire In The North: Annals Of Lindormyn Two.

By: Bilsborough, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tor, an imprint of Pan MacMillan: London.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24458

ISBN: 0765318938

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


Fantasy novel, sequel to THE WANDERER'S TALE (2007).''five hundred years ago a huge force defeated an evil, supernaturally powerful tyrant who terrorized and ravaged those who cowered under his lash. Now, terrible news from the north suggests that someone or some thing is once again preying upon the northern lands, threatening to once again darken the lives of those whose forebears still remember the horrific past. Now, a small, motley band faces a daunting challenge. Led by a brave warrior and a visionary priest, they have finally reached the land to the north. They have seen wonders... View more info

Image for The Cancer Machine.

The Cancer Machine.

By: Binder, Eando

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Bizarre Series: Millheim, PA.: 1940.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 08726

Condition: NF/Fine copy.


32 page booklet. SF story. Bizarre Series no 3 - the last of three sf small-sized (15cm x 11cm) booklets published by Richard Frank 1937-1940. View more info

Image for Familiar Spirits: Stories That Go Bump In The Night.

Familiar Spirits: Stories That Go Bump In The Night.

By: Bingle, Donald J. (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 54 40, Orphyte, Inc.: USA.: 2015.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44359

ISBN: 0692532951

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Anthology of original ghost stories: 168 pages. View more info

Tangled Webs: A Black Jewels Novel.

By: Bishop, Anne

Price: £5.00

Publisher: ROC: NY.: 2008.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 42111

ISBN: 0451461606

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


Fantasy novel, sixth in the Black Jewels series. View more info

Image for Transfigurations.

Transfigurations.

By: Bishop, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1980.

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

Seller ID: 05047

ISBN: 0575028335

Condition: A little light spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


SF novel expanded from the novella ''Death and Designation Among the Asadi,'' a Nebula Award finalist.''he wrote a series of novels, which are a complex and sometimes moving analysis of alien cultures: the finest of these anthropology-based interrogatory tales is TRANSFIGURATIONS (1973 Worlds of If as ''Death and Designation among the Asadi''; fixup 1979), where the colonizing impact of a ''superior'' culture upon less technologically advanced natives is complexly contrasted - in a story which owes much to Joseph Conrad - with the recursive unknowableness of the Other'' (John Clute/Enc... View more info

Image for Transfigurations.

Transfigurations.

By: Bishop, Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Berkley Putnam: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06772

ISBN: 0399123792

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a near fine dustjacket with review slip and other publicity material laid in.


SF novel:expanded from the novella ''Death and Designation Among the Asadi,'' a Nebula Award finalist.''he wrote a series of novels, which are a complex and sometimes moving analysis of alien cultures: the finest of these anthropology-based interrogatory tales is TRANSFIGURATIONS (1973 Worlds of If as ''Death and Designation among the Asadi''; fixup 1979), where the colonizing impact of a ''superior'' culture upon less technologically advanced natives is complexly contrasted - in a story which owes much to Joseph Conrad - with the recursive unknowableness of the Other'' (John Clute/Enc... View more info

Image for Apartheid, Superstrings, And Mordecai Thubana (signed/limited).

Apartheid, Superstrings, And Mordecai Thubana (signed/limited).

By: Bishop, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Axolotl Press: Seattle.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13113

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


90 page sf novella: introduction by Lewis Shiner. LIMITED EDITION: 970 copies printed (500 were paperback) of which this is one of 300 numbered clothbound copies signed by Bishop and introducer Lewis Shiner.''he began publishing sf with ''PiƱon Fall'' for Galaxy in October 1970, and in a short period established himself as one of the significant new writers of the 1970s. Though his early stories and novels display considerable intellectual complexity, and do not shirk the downbeat implications of their anthropological treatment of Aliens and alienating milieux, there remained a sense... View more info

Image for Stolen Faces.

Stolen Faces.

By: Bishop, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: NY.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 16456

ISBN: 0060103620

Condition: Faint spotting along page edges, else a fine copy in a VG dustjacket.


SF novel.''STOLEN FACES (1977), again set on an alien planet, darkly offers a culture so diseased that its inhabitants must designate themselves through gross mutilations; but where some sf writers at the end of the twentieth century might embrace the Commedia dell'Arte implications of this sort of ''decadence'', Bishop treats his material with humanist reserve'' (John Clute/Enyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

Image for White Powder Poem.

White Powder Poem.

By: Bishop, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Bellevue Press: NY.: 1977.

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 32909

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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 Door Gunner And Other Perilous Flights of Fancy

The Door Gunner And Other Perilous Flights of Fancy

By: Bishop, Michael

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Subterranean Press: USA.: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44993

ISBN: 1596063742

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


528 pages: edited (with a preface) by Michael H. Hutchins and an introduction by Jack McDevitt. View more info