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And The Angel With Television Eyes.

By: Shirley, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Night Shade Books: CA.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09552

ISBN: 1892389134

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


Supernatural fantasy.''follows the life of Max Whitman, a successful, yet unfulfilled soap opera actor, as his life begins to fall apart. Strange, murderous events suck Max into a maelstrom that leaves him questioning first his own sanity, then the nature of reality. As he is dragged further into a battle between mythic forces that threaten to destroy him and his world, Max must first try and understand the nature of these forces and then find the strength to ove... View more info

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Ilium.

By: Simmons, Dan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Eos: NY.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 12921

ISBN: 0380978938

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


SF novel, followed by OLYMPOS (2005).''the Ilium sequence comprises ILIUM (2003) and Olympos (2005) which- almost as intricate as the Hyperion Cantos, but with a conspicuously lighter touch - combines Space Opera, Time Travel, Mythology within an overall frame, for once again most of the players of the tale are wittingly or unwittingly engaged in play, both literal and by implication. As usual the Simmons's complex narrative structure plays on earlier work, in th... View more info

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Olympos.

By: Simmons, Dan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Eos: NY.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 16837

ISBN: 0380978946

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


SF novel, sequel to ILIUM (2003).''the Ilium sequence comprises Ilium (2003) and OLYMPOS (2005) which- almost as intricate as the Hyperion Cantos, but with a conspicuously lighter touch - combines Space Opera, Time Travel, Mythology within an overall frame, for once again most of the players of the tale are wittingly or unwittingly engaged in play, both literal and by implication. As usual the Simmons's complex narrative structure plays on earlier work, in this c... View more info

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Downriver (Or, The Vessels of Wrath): A Narrative in Twelve Tales (signed by the author)

By: Sinclair, Iain

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paladin: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 00304

ISBN: 0586090746

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


Weird sf novel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''studies and mythopoetic explorations of London, comprising a large body of fiction and nonfiction, have provided Sinclair with a central focus from the beginning of his career. Lud Heat: A Book of the Dead Hamlets (1975), a narrative prose-poem which fabricates a numerological myth of the geography of the city, provided a direct inspiration for Peter Ackroyd's Hawksmoor (1985). Though not strictly fantastic, Sinclair's firs... View more info

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Miracle On Sinai: A Satirical Novel.

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth: London.: 1948.

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

Seller ID: 09719

Condition: Near fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket.


SF novel, originally published in 1933, this new edition adds a new six page preface by the author. From the library of sf author John Clute, with his signature on the front free endpaper.''his sf is of scattered interest. The near future title novella of ''Triple Fugue'' (1924) posits a 1948 world in which Trotsky is President of Russia and lifespans have been trebled for the rich. The Man Who Lost Himself (1929) tells the complex psychological life-story of a m... View more info

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The Indians Won.

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Severn House: London: 1982.

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

Seller ID: 00872

ISBN: 0727808095

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


Alternate history novel: published as a paperback original in the USA in 1970 as by ''Martin Smith''. Very uncommon UK hardcover.''US writer who became famous with the political thriller/detective novel Gorky Park (1981), but whose first book, THE INDIANS WON (1970), originally published as by ''Martin Smith'', is genuine sf, positing an alternate world in which the Native Americans - after Sitting Bull defeated General Custer - have managed to consolidate thems... View more info

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Quicksilver: Volume One Of The Baroque Cycle (signed by the author).

By: Stephenson, Neal

Price: £30.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: London.: 2003.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13303

ISBN: 0434008176

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


SF novel, first in the Baroque trilogy, and winner of the Arthur C. Clarke award. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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Mr. X.

By: Straub, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Random House: NY.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09761

ISBN: 0679401385

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


Supernatural novel.''every year on his birthday, Ned Dunstan has a paralysing seizure in which he is forced to witness scenes of ruthless slaughter perpetrated by a mysterious figure in black whom he calls Mr X. Now, with his birthday fast approaching, Ned has been drawn back to his home town of Edgerton, Illinois, by a premonition that his mother is dying. On her deathbed, she imparts to him the name of his long-absent father and warns him that he is in grave da... View more info

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Sundered Soul: A Mythic Tale.

By: Tella, Alfred

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Three Continents Press: DC.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09625

ISBN: 0894106945

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with the signature of sf author John Clute on front free endpaper.


Fantasy novel. View more info

The Last Champion Of Earth.

By: Templeman, Donald I.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Writers Club Press.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09551

Condition: Fine copy.


472 page sf novel. View more info

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Here Comes Civilization: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn: Volume 11.

By: Tenn, William

Price: £25.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06976

ISBN: 1886778280

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


545 pages: collects the novel Of Men And Monsters, the short novel A Lamp For Medusa, plus all the stories not collected in Volume 1, Immodest Proposals. Short introduction by Robert Silverberg, and afterword by George Zebrowski. View more info

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Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn Volume 1 (signed/dated by the author).

By: Tenn, William

Price: £40.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 07157

ISBN: 1886778191

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


Volume One. Collects 33 stories: 614 pages. Introduction by Connie Willis. Followed by Volume 11: Here Comes Civilisation, the same year. SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR AT THE 2001 BOSKONE SF CONVENTION WHERE THE BOOK WAS LAUNCHED/''P. Klass/W. Tenn, Boston 2001''. View more info

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Dancing Naked: The Unexpurgated William Tenn.

By: Tenn, William

Price: £25.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 14748

ISBN: 1886778469

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


Large collection of essays and reviews (plus several long interviews and short stories), much of it written under his real name of Philip Klass, with an introduction by David Morrell: 426 pages. View more info

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Enterprise 2115.

By: Tubb, E. C. (writing as "Charles Grey")

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Merit Books: London.: 1954.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09862

Condition: Both free endpapers part toned, page edges browning, a near fine copy in a VG+ price-clipped dustjacket with one short (1cm) closed tear along top spine edge and light dust-soiling to rear (white) panel.


SF novel. Issued later in the USA as THE MECHANICAL MONARCH (a 1958 Ace paperback, as by E. C. Tubb). Very uncommon British hardcover. View more info

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The Five Gold Bands (signed/slipcased).

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Underwood-Miller: USA.: 1993.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 03665

ISBN: 0887331602

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


SF novel. Reprint of THE SPACE PIRATE, first published as a paperback original in 1950. LIMITED EDITION: 300 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author and slipcased. This is no 64. View more info

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The Five Gold Bands.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Underwood-Miller: USA.: 1993.

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

Seller ID: 10530

ISBN: 0887331599

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


SF novel. Reprint of THE SPACE PIRATE, first published as a paperback original in 1950. View more info

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Inner Visions: The Art Of Ron Walotsky.

By: Walotsky, Ron

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Paper Tiger: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09711

ISBN: 185585774X

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


112 pages: full colour throughout. Introduction by Joe Haldeman: afterword by Alan Dean Foster. 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

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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