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Intrusions: Strange Tales.

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1980.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32015

ISBN: 0575028548

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for just a touch of wear alongo the bottom spine edge.


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The Centipede Press Library Of Weird Fiction: Robert Aickman.

By: Aickman, Robert (ed. S. T. Joshi)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Centipede Press: Lakewood, CO.: 2019.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45434

ISBN: 161347234X

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


688 pages: collects eighteen of his best stories, with an introduction by editor Joshi. View more info

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Bodily Functions (100-copies + 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 an almost fine dustjacket.


Collects four stories, two poems and a letter to Sam J. Lundwall (on the subject of bowel movement). LIMITED EDITION: 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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Microcosmos: Imaginings Volume 5 (125-copy signed hardcover edition).

By: Allan, Nina

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Newcon Press: Cambs, UK.: 2013.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33976

ISBN: 190706947X

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


Seven sf and fantasy stories, two original to this collection, with a four-page introduction from the author. LIMITED EDITION: 125 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author. Note: the only edition of this book. ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED AT TIME OF PUBLICATION BY THE AUTHOR. Note: the only edition of this book. View more info

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I, Robot.

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: £295.00

Publisher: Grayson & Grayson: London.: 1952.

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

Seller ID: 17254

Condition: Page edges browning, an almost fine copy in a G/ VG (bright, unfaded) price-clipped dustjacket with spine and corner tips edge wear (imcluding several small closed tears and nicks), and light dust-soiling along the rear flap fold.


Classic sf robot stories. Some of these robot stories were adapted for the BBC television series Out of the Unknown. Although Harlan Ellison wrote a screenplay for I, Robot in 1978 - eventually published as I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay (1994) - the film I, Robot (2004) is unrelated to this script and connected only distantly to Asimov's stories.''..it was the third story of the Robot series, ''Liar!'' (May 1941 Astounding), that saw the introduction of the Three Laws of Robotics, whose formulation Asimov credited essentially to Campbell, but which Campbell credited essentiall... View more info

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Myth-Nomers And Im-Pervections.

By: Asprin, Robert (& Phil Foglio)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Donning/Starblaze.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22851

ISBN: 0898655404

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Interior illustrations by Phil Foglio. View more info

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The Crystal World.

By: Ballard, J. G.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 1966.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10037

Condition: Bottom edges of front board lightly stained, previous owner's name neatly stamped in top corner of front free endpaper, a VG+ copy in a G/VG dustjacket with 4cm closed tear along the bottom of the rear spine fold


SF novel, expanded from the two-part serial ''Equinox'' in New Worlds in 1964. In Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books no 82. In Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books no 63. In Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels no 49.''..however, the self-immolating tendency of his characters drew adverse criticism; some readers, particularly devotees of genre SF, wrote Ballard off, defensively, as a pessimist and a life-hater. His next two novels, The Burning World (1964; rev vt The Drought 1965) and THE CRYSTAL WORLD (fixup 1966), served further to polarize opini... View more info

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Inversions.

By: Banks, Iain M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Orbit: London.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00761

ISBN: 1857236262

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


SF novel. View more info

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The Hydrogen Sonata.

By: Banks, Iain M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Orbit: London.: 2012.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35969

ISBN: 0356501507

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


SF novel, part of The Culture series. View more info

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The Hunters Of Pangaea (signed/slipcased).

By: Baxter, Stephen

Price: £40.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 12876

ISBN: 1886778507

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


360 pages, cover art by Richard Hescox, edited by Anthony Lewis. Collection of eighteen stories and five essays, issued to commemorate the author's (and artist's) appearance as GoH at Boskone 41 in 2004. LIMITED EDITION: from a total printing of 1500 numbered copies, this is one of 200 copies signed by both author and artist and slipcased. This is no 88. View more info

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Ark.

By: Baxter, Stephen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Gollancz: London.: 2009.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36972

ISBN: 0575080574

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


SF novel, sequel to FLOOD (2008).''..more down to Earth, the Disaster Diptych comprising Flood (2008) and ARK (2009) depicts first a great disaster in which Earth is effectively flooded, and the subsequent escape of part of humanity via Generation Starship; the sequence is extended in three novellas assembled, with other material, in Universes (coll 2013)'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

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Behind The Sofa: Celebrity Memories of Doctor Who.

By: Berry, Steve (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Gollancz: London.: 2013.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45933

ISBN: 057512945X

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


226 pages: introductions by both the editor and Terry Pratchett: ''over 150 celebrities share their favourite memories of Doctor Who. View more info

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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

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The Time-Lapsed Man And Other Stories.

By: Brown, Eric

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Drunken Dragon Press: Birmingham.: 1990.

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

Seller ID: 09041

ISBN: 094757803X

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


Collects eight sf stories, five of which first appeared in Interzone magazine, and two are published here for the first time. View more info

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Angels And Spaceships.

By: Brown, Fredric

Price: £125.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton: NY.: 1954.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22729

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket but for some dust soiling to rear (white) panel and along rear flap fold.


Collects seventeen stories, eight of which were published in Astounding and Unknown between 1941 - 1949.SF stories. View more info

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Stand On Zanzibar (Hugo Award winner)

By: Brunner, John

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1969.

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

Seller ID: 10503

ISBN: 0356026256

Condition: Top page edges browning (other page edges less so), a near fine copy in a VG dustjacket with one small (1cm) closed tear along bottom spine edge and some dustsoiling to rear (white) panel.


Classic sf novel, winner of the 1968 Hugo award for best novel.''Brunner's magnum opus of the 1960s, STAND ON ZANZIBAR(1968), perhaps the longest genre-SF novel to that date, came as the climax of the decade. The dystopian vision of this complex novel, much of which is set in an exemplary New York, rests on the assumption that Earth's population will continue to expand uncontrollably. The intersecting stories of two New Yorkers - Norman House, a black executive on a mission to the Third World to facilitate further economic penetration, and Donald Hogan, a White ''synthesist'' and gover... View more info

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Tomorrow May Be Even Worse: an Alphabet of Science Fiction Cliches.

By: Brunner, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 1978.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 16641

ISBN: 0915368153

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy with a little fading along edge of rear cover.


Small-sized paperbound booklet (15cm x 14cm): collection of humorous sf verse by Brunner, with cartoons by Arthur (Atom) Thomson. View more info

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The Unexpected Dimension.

By: Budrys, Algis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1962.

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

Seller ID: 09248

Condition: Page edges a little browned and light spotting along top page edges, an almost fine copy in a VG dustjacket with a 6 cm tear along the top of the spine (with tape repair) and wear to the spine edges.


Short story collection: originally published as a Ballantine paperback in 1960. View more info

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The Furious Future.

By: Budrys, Algis

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1964.

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

Seller ID: 17136

Condition: Top of page edges browning, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Collects nine sf stories with an introduction by the author. Issued earlier in the US as a paperback original (Berkley, 1963) as BUDRYS' INFERNO. An uncommon British hardcover. View more info

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The Furious Future (inscribed by the author).

By: Budrys, Algis

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1964.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45950

Condition: Page edges a little browned else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket (several small brown spots on rear (yellow) panel), with review slip laid in.


Collects nine sf stories with an introduction by the author. Issued earlier in the US as a paperback original (Berkley, 1963) as BUDRYS' INFERNO. THIS COPY BRIEFLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. An uncommon British hardcover. View more info

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The Unexpected Dimension (signed by the author).

By: Budrys, Algis

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1962.

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

Seller ID: 45951

Condition: Fine copy in a VG dustjacket with several tiny nicks along the edges and dust-soiling to front and rear (yellow) panels.


Short story collection: originally published as a Ballantine paperback in 1960. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. An uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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Mirror Dance: A Vorkosigan Adventure (Hugo Award winner + signed by the author).

By: Bujold, Lois McMaster

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Baen Books: NY.: 1994.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22762

ISBN: 0671722107

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for black ink mark along bottom page edges.


SF novel. Winner of the 1995 Hugo award for best novel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. ''First printing, March 1994'' on the copyright page.''most of these books feature members of the Vorkosigan family, part of an elite military caste from the planet Barrayar, recently rediscovered by galactic civilization after regressing into semifeudalism'' (Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Dreamweaver's Dilemma: Short Stories And Essays (limited/slipcased).

By: Bujold, Lois McMaster

Price: £75.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 1995.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45935

ISBN: 0915368757

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


250 pages: edited by Suford Lewis. Collects two original novellas (the title story and ''The Adventure Of The Lady On The Embankment''), plus the first hardcover appearance of ''Mountains Of Mourning'', three uncollected short stories and four essays: introduction by Lillian Stewart Carl. LIMITED EDITION: 1200 numbered copies printed in total, of which this is one of 175 copies signed by the author and cover artist Bob Eggleton and slipcased. View more info

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Double Feature (signed/slipcased).

By: Bull, Emma (& Will Shetterly)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 1994.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15230

ISBN: 0915368994

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


SF/fantasy stories, with an introduction by Patrick and Teresa Nielsen Hayden plus author bibliography: 264 pages. LIMITED EDITION: 1000 hardcover copies printed in total, of which this is one of 175 numbered copies signed by both authors and cover artist Nicholas Jainschigg and slipcased. View more info

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The Insane City.

By: Bulmer, Ken

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Severn House: London: 1978.

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

Seller ID: 15483

ISBN: 0727803581

Condition: Page edges just a little browned, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


SF novel: first published as a paperback original (Curtis Books) in 1971. View more info

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The Ulcer Culture.

By: Bulmer, Ken

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 15688

ISBN: 0356026531

Condition: Previous owner's name neatly rubber-stamped in top corner of front free endpaper, page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with a little dust-soilinand fading to rear (white) panel, and one small (1cm) closed tear along bottom rear flap fold.


SF novel: re-issued later in paperback as STAINED-GASS WORLD (1976).''much of Bulmer's later fiction under his own name seemed to flounder somewhat in attempts to handle a more ''contemporary'' style and subject matter, as in THE ULCER CULTURE (1969; vt Stained-Glass World 1976), On the Symb-Socket Circuit (1972) and Roller Coaster World (1972). As the Dray Prescot series would show, Bulmer's forte lay in the transparency of the pulp tale truly told'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

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Queer.

By: Burroughs, William S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Picador: London.: 1986.

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

Seller ID: 22816

ISBN: 0330294067

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


First British edition of a novel written in the 1950's but not published till 1985. View more info

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Dawn: Xenogenesis.

By: Butler, Octavia

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Warner: NY.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02645

ISBN: 0446513636

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


Book One in the Xenogenesis sf trilogy.''Dawn (1987), Adulthood Rites (1987) and Imago (1989), all three being assembled as Xenogenesis (omni 1989). The human race has managed to almost entirely destroy itself and its planet, and only a few relics have survived in suspended animation aboard the great interstellar ship of the visiting three-sexed, exogamous, gene-trading Oankali, who reawake selected humans in order to breed with them. Much of the plot takes place on a rehabilitated segment of Earth, but the action there is arguably peripheral to the exposition of the central concept: t... View more info

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Beyond Life: Dizain Des Demiurges.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1925.

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

Seller ID: 45880

Condition: Page edges browning, both free endpapers browning, a VG+ copy (lacking the dustjacket).


''First published in 1925'' on copyright page. View more info

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The Monster Club.

By: Chetwynd-Hayes, Ronald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Severn House: London: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13039

ISBN: 0727843494

Condition: Fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket.


Collection of linked horror stories: originally published as a paperback original in 1975. View more info

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Swords Against The Millenium.

By: Chinn, Mike (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Alchemy Press: UK.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 05044

ISBN: 0953226034

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Original heroic fantasy/swords and sorcery anthology: nine new stories by Adrian Cole, Anne Gay, Joel Lane, Stan Nicholls and others, plus two reprints (first published in small-press magazines) by Ramsey Campbell and Simon R. Green. Issued simultaneous with the limited/signed hardcover. View more info

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Swords Against The Millenium (signed/limited).

By: Chinn, Mike (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Alchemy Press: UK.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 05757

ISBN: 0953226042

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


Original heroic fantasy/swords and sorcery anthology: nine new stories by Adrian Cole, Anne Gay, Joel Lane, Stan Nicholls and others, plus two reprints (first published in small-press magazines) by Ramsey Campbell and Simon R. Green. LIMITED HARDCOVER EDITION: 200 copies bound in hardcover, numbered and signed by all sixteen contributors (authors and several illustrators) on limitation page. Note however that this copy is unnumbered but stamped ''The Alchemy Press'' where the limitation number should be. View more info

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Intuit.

By: Clement, Hal

Price: £10.00

Publisher: NESFA Press: MA.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37383

ISBN: 0915368358

Condition: Light spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


Collects four sf stories featuring Laird Cunningham (one of which is published here for the first time), plus an introduction by Poul Anderson, and a 12-page foreword from the author. LIMITED EDITION: from a total printing of 800 hardcover copies, this is one of 550 unsigned/unnumbered trade hardcover copies. View more info

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Mirror Image.

By: Coney, Michael G.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1973.

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

Seller ID: 07557

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


SF novel, first published as a Daw paperback original in 1972. A very uncommon UK hardcover.''his first novel, MIRROR IMAGE (1972 US) features alien ''amorphs'' who can so perfectly mimic humans that, when they have done so, they believe themselves to be in fact human'' (Malcolm J. Edwards & Brian Stableford/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Mutation.

By: Cook, Robin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: MacMillan: London.: 1989.

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

Seller ID: 22999

ISBN: 0333496566

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


Medical techno-thriller.''US medical doctor and author of medical horror thrillers whose premises are often extracted from sf. His best-known novel remains his first, Coma (1977), a drama of Organlegging filmed as Coma (1978) by Michael Crichton, his confrere in the depiction of Near Future technologies in terms of horror. His several other titles, which are usually one word long except when - as with Chromosome 6 (1997), which is about the perils of Genetic Engineering a single term may be insufficient to arouse fear, include Mortal Fear (1988), an anti-euthanasia tale; MUTATION (198... View more info

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Retribution, Inc.: A Brackard's Point Novella (signed/limited).

By: Cooper, Geoff

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cemetery Dance (CD): Baltimore.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22885

ISBN: 1587671123

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


Novella. LIMITED EDITION: 750 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author. View more info

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Domino.

By: Cowper, Richard

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Dennis Dobson: London.: 1971.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00864

ISBN: 0234776048

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


SF novel. Very uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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''Number Ninety'' And Other Ghost Stories.

By: Croker, B. M.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The Swan River Press: Dublin, Ireland.: 2019.

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

Seller ID: 45849

ISBN: 1783800283

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with publisher's postcard laid in.


Edited, with a ten page introduction by Richard Dalby: vol 3 in his ''Mistresses of the Macabre'' series. Collects fifteen of the authors best macabre ghost stories, mostly written from 1880 through to her death in 1920. Also contains a ten page piece on the author by Helen C. Black, and a two-page Hindi/Urdu glossary. First published by Sarob Press in 2000, this new edition from Swan River Press is limited to 300 hardcover copies. View more info

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The Way Things End.

By: David, Charles

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2019.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45728

ISBN: 1912586177

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


Weird/sf novel, the author's first book.''the year is 1940 and blues musician Roosevelt Sands is on the run for murder when he lays down in the middle of a southern crossroads and plays a song that initiates the collapse of the universe. What follows is the slow demise of the world, as the music expands outward from its source to the edge of creation and back again. For forty years the music seeks to return to the place from which it came. During this time, a slow unravelling of reality brings forth supernatural events that influence and shape the interconnected lives of people around ... View more info

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The Floating Continent.

By: de Camp, L. Sprague

Price: £8.00

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 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).


508 pages: edited by Mark L. Olson, introduction by Christopher Stasheff. View more info

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Babel-17 (signed by the author + Nebula Award winner).

By: Delany, Samuel R.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1967.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28056

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, a touch of part-browning to front free endpapers, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket.


SF novel. First published as an Ace paperback original in 1966 (Ace F-388). Co-winner of the 1966 Nebula award for best novel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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The Einstein Intersection (Nebula Award winner + signed by the author).

By: Delany, Samuel R.

Price: £1,195.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1968.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45947

ISBN: 057500052

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket, just a touch of edge wesar and dust-soiling.


SF novel. First published as a paperback original (Ace F-427) in 1967. Winner of the 1967 Nebula award for best novel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Very uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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Deus Irae.

By: Dick, Philip K. (& Roger Zelazny)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1977.

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

Seller ID: 45922

ISBN: 0575023074

Condition: Page edges browning, faint library details rubber-stamped on top page edges (but no other signs of library use), a near fine copy in a VG creased dustjacket with small fingernail-sized mark at bottom edge of rear panel.


SF novel. Uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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Mecca/Mettle (signed/limited).

By: Disch, Thomas M (& Bloodhag & Tim Kirk)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Payseur & Schmidt: Seattle, CA.: 2005.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18921

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with several publisher's postcards laid in.


Splendid small-press hardcover of several (spoof sf) stories by Thomas M. Disch, illustrated by Tim Kirk, and with a CD of music by the heavy metal band Bloodhag (lyrics by Disch). LIMITED EDITION: 300 numbered hardcover copies signed by Disch and all other contributors. A really neat item, and the above short description hardly does it justice. View more info

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Under Compulsion.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: London.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 09916

Condition: Neat inked name and date along top edge of front free endpaper, else a fine copy in a fine (bright, unfaded silver dustjacket) dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


SF stories. Published three years later in the USA as FUN WITH YOUR NEW HEAD. View more info

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Getting Into Death: The Best Short Stories Of Thomas M. Disch (presentation copy).

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon: London.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 03766

ISBN: 024610614X

Condition: Page edges browning, a near fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with creasing along the top edges.


Short story collection: contents differs greatly to the collection brought out under the same title by Knopf three years later. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR/''London Aug 4th, 1978. for Alfred Disch, I wish (for my sake) this were a better produced book. Such as it is, it's the first edition. From a genealogical viewpoint I think ''Let Us Quickly Hasten..'' is perhaps the most interesting. Best regards Tom Disch''. View more info

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Under Compulsion.

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: London.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45945

Condition: Fronr free endpaper neatly removed (why I don’t know, it is not ex-library), else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket


SF stories. Published three years later in the USA as FUN WITH YOUR NEW HEAD. View more info

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Prisoner In The Skull.

By: Dye, Charles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Abelard Press: NY.: 1952.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22931

Condition: Fine copy in a good dustjacket with chipping and creasing to panel edges and along part of the top edge of the front panel.


SF novel.''US writer who began publishing sf with ''The Last Orbit'' for AMZ in 1950. He was active for the next half-decade, soon publishing his only sf novel, Prisoner in the Skull (1952), in which ordinary Homo sapiens and a form of superman engage in thriller-like confrontations'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info