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Tedious Brief Tales Of Granta And Gramarye.

By: "Ingulphus" (Arthur Gray),

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 2008.

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

Seller ID: 22948

ISBN: 1553101049

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


Arthur Gray (1852 - 1940) was Master of Jesus College, Cambridge from 1912 - 1940, and it is Jesus College that acts as the backdrop for the series of stories collected as Tedious Brief Tales of Granta and Gramarye, many of which first appeared in The Cambridge Review. Here are gathered the true history of the godless and dissolute Everlasting Club, whose members swore to meet annually on All Souls' Day, be they alive or dead, until the ghastly events of their final meeting; the story of the alchemist Anthony Ffryar, last survivor of the plague of 1551; the mystery of the death in 1643 of the... View more info

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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

Condition: VG+ copy in a poor/fair worn and torn dustjacket.


''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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This Creeping Evil.

By: 'Sea-Lion',

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.: London.: 1950.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45006

Condition: Page edges a little browned, free endpapers part-browned, else a fine copy (bright red boards with black lettering) in a VG dustjacket with spine edge wear and one small (2cm) closed tear, and fading to top (white) part of the spine panel.


One of two sf novels written by UK naval officer Geoffrey Martin Bennett using the 'Sea-Lion' pseudonym. Apart from a later Arrow paperback in 1963 this is the only edition of this novel. Both are very uncommon.''pseudonym of UK naval officer and author Geoffrey Martin Bennett (1909-1983), whose two sf novels both deal with menaces at sea: The Invisible Ships (1950) indeed features invisible ships and THIS CREEPING EVIL (1950) features sea monsters and a threat to the UK'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

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Fifty Enthralling Stories Of The Mysterious East.

By: Abdulla, The Sheik A. (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Odhams Press: London.: Nd (1937)..

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 40673

Condition: A near fine copy (lacking the dustjacket).


704 pages: 17 full-page illustrations by various artists. 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

ISBN: 0553804936

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


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, the only gem with the power to enslave the drakon. Since childhood, Lady Amalia Langford, daughter of the clan's Alpha, has hea... View more info

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The Smoke Thief.

By: Abe, Shana

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bantam Dell: NY.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26590

ISBN: 0553804480

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with publicity material laid in.


The first book in the Drakon fantasy series.''for centuries they've lived in secret among northern England's green and misted hills. Creatures of extraordinary beauty, power, and sensuality, they possess the ability to shape-shift from human to dragon and back again. Now their secret-and their survival-is threatened by a temptation that will break every boundary. Dubbed the Smoke Thief, a daring jewel thief is confounding the London police. His wealthy victims claim the master burglar can walk through walls and vanish into thin air. But Christoff, the charismatic Marquess of Langford,... View more info

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Half The World.

By: Abercrombie, Joe

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Voyager/HarperCollins: London.: 2015.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44844

ISBN: 0007550235

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


Fantasy novel, sequel to HALF A KING. 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

ISBN: 1844160726

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


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

ISBN: 1844162389

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


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

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Jack Jacobs And The Doomsday Time Machine (signed & dated)..

By: Abraham, Albert S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Rutledge Books: CT.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11251

ISBN: 1582442576

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


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

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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

ISBN: 0241124980

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


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 of a neolithic, astronomically aligned grave under the pastoral hills of Dorset, England, coincides with the startling reapp... 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

ISBN: 1856196968

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little rubbing to rear (black) panel.


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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

ISBN: 0330284983

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine price-clipped dustjacket with some rubbing to the black dustjacket.


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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

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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

ISBN: 0713913452

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for dust-soilied top page edges.


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 pagan goddess. What darkness underlay the bliss and fear she inspired? Like a slowly intensifying August thunderstorm, the d... View more info

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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

ISBN: 0356109046

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little browning along the top page edges.


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 sight of repulsive sects who decayedly parody 20th-century movements - ecology, for instance - that were betes-noires of the... View more info

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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

ISBN: 0356109860

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little browning along the top page edges.


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 of repulsive sects who decayedly parody 20th-century movements - ecology, for instance - that were betes-noires of the author,... View more info

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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

Condition: Page edges show a little browning, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little light rubbing to the rear (black) panel.


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 reader gains sight of repulsive sects who decayedly parody 20th-century movements - ecology, for instance - that were betes-noire... View more info

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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

ISBN: 0356108392

Condition: Page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with the signature of author John Clute on the front free endpaper.


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 of repulsive sects who decayedly parody 20th-century movements - ecology, for instance - that were betes-noires of the author,... 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

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little browning along the top page edges.


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 of repulsive sects who decayedly parody 20th-century movements - ecology, for instance - that were betes-noires of the author,... 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

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


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The Ash-Tree Press Annual Macabre 1999.

By: Adrian, Jack (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01997

ISBN: 1899562885

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


Collects six weird stories, ''The House That Was Lost'' by Tom Gallon (1908), ''Tight and Loose'' by Neil Gow (1932), ''The Man Who Was Tomorrow'' by Eric Ambrose (1933), ''Newsreel'' by W. J. Makin (1935), ''Time-Piece'' by Donald Showbridge (1939) and ''Last Act First'' by Laurence Meynell (1940), with introduction and notes by editor Jack Adrian. 500 copies printed. View more info

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The Ash-Tree Press Annual Macabre 1998.

By: Adrian, Jack (ed.)

Price: £20.00

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

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01059

ISBN: 1899562621

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


Collects six weird stories, ''Told in the Inn at Algeciras'' by William Somerset Maugham (1905), ''Post-Mortem'' by Arthur Ransome (1906), ''The Medium's End'' by Ford Madox Ford (1912), ''Exactly as it Happened'' by E. C. Bentley (1926), ''The Unpleasant Room'' by Hilaire Belloc (1928) and ''Ho! The Merry Masons'' by John Buchan (1933), with introduction and notes by editor Jack Adrian.. 500 copies printed. View more info

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The Ash-Tree Press Annual Macabre 1997.

By: Adrian, Jack (ed.)

Price: £20.00

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

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02536

ISBN: 1899562370

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


Collects four weird stories, ''A Wedding Day'' by Patricia Wentworth (1911), ''The Swaying Vision'' by Jessie Douglas Kerruish (1915), ''The Visitor'' by Carola Oman (1922) and ''The House of the Laburnums'' by Mollie Panter-Downes (1936), with introduction and notes by editor Jack Adrian. View more info

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The Ash-Tree Press Annual Macabre 2000.

By: Adrian, Jack (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04747

ISBN: 1553100115

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


Fourth in the annual series: collects nine ''forgotten'' ghost stories, never published in book form, by such masters of the macabre as E. Nesbit, S. Baring-Gould, Sax Rohmer and Julian Hawthorne. 500 copies printed. View more info

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The Ash-Tree Press Annual Macabre 2001.

By: Adrian, Jack (ed.)

Price: £25.00

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

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07743

ISBN: 1553100263

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


Collects thirteen supernatural stories from the British fiction magazines of the 1920's and 1930's, only one of which has seen previous book publication. Seven page introduction by the editor. 500 copies printed. View more info

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The Ash-Tree Press Annual Macabre 2002: Ghosts At The Cornhill 1920-1930.

By: Adrian, Jack (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10464

ISBN: 1553100484

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


Collection of fourteen ghost stories from the pages of the Cornhill magazine (1920-1930), none of which have seen print since their original publication. 500 copies printed. View more info

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Night Voices: Strange Stories.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01646

ISBN: 0575036486

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


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

ISBN: 0684159996

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


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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Tales Of Love And Death.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32036

ISBN: 057502335X

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


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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

ISBN: 0907864384

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


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

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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

ISBN: 1871503051

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


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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Forgotten Life.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04454

ISBN: 0575043695

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


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

ISBN: 0246137738

Condition: Some browning along page edges, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


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 time to dispose of hazardous waste''. 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

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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 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

ISBN: 0297179608

Condition: Spine lean, page edges a little browned, a G/VG copy.


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 Rude Awakening (1978), deals with the education, growth to maturity and war experiences in Burma of a young man whose circums... 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

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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

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Seasons In Flight.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07299

ISBN: 0224022717

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


Collects ten sf stories. 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

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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

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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

Condition: Fine (as new) copy but for a little rusting to staples.


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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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

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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

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Jocasta: ''Wife And Mother'' (a copy from the author's library).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Rose Press: London.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 15046

ISBN: 0954827708

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


Historical fantasy in ancient Thebes, ''which retells Sophocles's Oedipus Rex through the eyes of his knowing, vigorous, doom-haunted wife''. LIMITED EDITION: 750 unsigned numbered copies printed: note: the signature of the author found on the limitation page is a facsimile. This copy is from the author's own library, with a white printed label signed by Wendy Aldiss affixed at the rear of the book, stating/''This book was a personal copy of the author Brian W. Aldiss, part of his effects at his home at the time of his death in August 2017. Wendy Aldiss, Literary Executor Brian Aldiss Estat... 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

ISBN: 0671254537

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for just a little wear along the top edge of the front panel.


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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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

ISBN: 187150306X

Condition: Fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with edge wear and some rubbing to the (blue) dustjacket.


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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Summer 1773.

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Bellevue Press: NY.: 1976.

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 32904

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

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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

Condition: Ink scribble on front cover, page edges browing, a VG+ copy.


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

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The Saliva Tree And Other Strange Growths (a copy from the author's library).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Gregg Press: Boston.: 1981.

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

Seller ID: 45097

ISBN: 0839825668

Condition: Fine copy as issued without dustjacket.


SF stories, first published by Faber in 1966. With a new eight-page introduction by Peter Nicholls. This copy is from the author's own library, with a white printed label signed by Wendy Aldiss affixed to the rear pastedown, stating/''This book was a personal copy of the author Brian W. Aldiss, part of his effects at his home at the time of his death in August 2017. Wendy Aldiss, Literary Executor Brian Aldiss Estate''. View more info

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Starswarm (from the author's own library).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Gregg Press: Boston.: 1978.

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

Seller ID: 45154

ISBN: 0839824084

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket but for creasing to the top corners of about 20 pages.


Short stories, first published in the UK in 1963 as THE AIRS OF EARTH, then, with textual changes, in the US a year later as a paperback original with a new title STARSWARM. New 12-page introduction by Joseph Milicia. This copy is from the author's own library, with a white printed label signed by Wendy Aldiss affixed to the front pastedown, stating/''This book was a personal copy of the author Brian W. Aldiss, part of his effects at his home at the time of his death in August 2017. Wendy Aldiss, Literary Executor Brian Aldiss Estate''. View more info

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Harm (from the author's own library).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Duckworth: London.: 2007.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45200

ISBN: 0715636995

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


SF novel. This copy is from the author's own library, with a white printed label signed by Wendy Aldiss affixed to the front free endpaper, stating/''This book was a personal copy of the author Brian W. Aldiss, part of his effects at his home at the time of his death in August 2017. Wendy Aldiss, Literary Executor Brian Aldiss Estate''.''a dystopian tale of repression and political paranoia, set in a very near-future UK where an innocent British Muslim or ex-Muslim is ruthlessly tortured'' (John Clute & David Pringle/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

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SF Horizons: Volumes 1 & 2 (from the author's own library).

By: Aldiss, Brian W. (& Harry Harrison, eds.)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: SF Horizons Ltd: Oxford.: 1964-1965.

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

Seller ID: 45193

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


Hardcover reprint of the two issues of this sf (non-fiction) magazine published in total (each 64 pages) - Spring 1964 and Winter 1965 (no. 1 and 2). Articles and book reviews by James Blish, C. S. Lewis, Kingsley Amis, William S. Burroughs, editors Harrison & Aldiss, and others. A fine attempt to establish a popular magazine of SF comment and criticism. This copy is from the author's own library, with a white printed label signed by Wendy Aldiss affixed on the rear pastedown, stating/''This book was a personal copy of the author Brian W. Aldiss, part of his effects at his home at the tim... View more info