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The Tenth Pan Book Of Horror Stories (Hugh Lamb's copy)..

By: van Thal, Herbert (ed.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30957

ISBN: 0330023691

Condition: Page edges browning, spine lean, else a VG+ copy.


Original horror anthology - nearly all new, previously unpublished stories - the first eight volumes had been all reprints (with maybe just a few original stories). 30 volumes published in total 1959 - 1989. Hugh Lamb's copy, with his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside back cover. View more info

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The Twelfth Pan Book Of Horror Stories.

By: van Thal, Herbert (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1971.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32655

ISBN: 0330027611

Condition: Page edges browning, a near fine (NF) copy.


Original horror anthology - nearly all new, previously unpublished stories - the first eight volumes had been all reprints (with maybe just a few original stories). 30 volumes published in total 1959 - 1989. Hugh Lamb's copy, with his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside back cover. View more info

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The Ninth Pan Book Of Horror Stories (Hugh Lamb's copy).

By: van Thal, Herbert (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 30956

ISBN: 0330021443

Condition: Page edges a little browned, spine lean, a VG copy.


Original horror anthology this ninth volume was the first to have nearly all original - previously unpublished - stories (earlier volumes were mostly reprints, with a few original stories). 30 volumes published in total 1959 - 1989. Hugh Lamb's copy, with his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside back cover. View more info

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Renaissance.

By: Van Vogt, A. E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: NY.: 1979,

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33684

ISBN: 0671818597

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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The Man With A Thousand Names.

By: Van Vogt, A. E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1974.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33686

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Daw 114. SF novel. View more info

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Computerworld.

By: Van Vogt, A. E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33687

ISBN: 0879978791

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Daw 554. SF novel. View more info

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The World Of Null-A.

By: Van Vogt, A. E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1971.

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

Seller ID: 33698

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for a touch of edge wear.


Classic sf novel: seven page introduction by the author. View more info

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Supermind.

By: Van Vogt, A. E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33699

ISBN: 0879972750

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Daw 224. SF novel. View more info

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Marune: Alastor 933.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 05478

ISBN: 0345245180

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


First publication of a novel serialised in the July and September issues of Amazing the same year. View more info

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The Brave Free Men.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dell: NY.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 14266

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


SF novel. Dell 1708. View more info

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To Live Forever.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1976.

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

Seller ID: 26778

ISBN: 0722187300

Condition: Page edges a little browned, else a fine (unread) copy.


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The Face.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26781

ISBN: 0879974982

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Fourth novel in the Demon Princes series. Preceded the Underwood-Miller (& UK Dennis Dobson) hardcover editions (both 1980). Daw no 361. View more info

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The Pnume.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1979.

Seller ID: 27302

ISBN: 0879974842

Condition: VG+ copy with cover crease.


First Daw printing: Daw #351. First published as an Ace paperback original in 1970. Fourth volume in the Tschai/Planet Of Adventure sf series. View more info

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The Blue World.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mayflower: London.: 1976.

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

Seller ID: 26777

ISBN: 0583124976

Condition: Page edges a little browned, else a fine (unread) copy.


First published as a paperback original by Ballantine Books in 1966. View more info

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Maske: Thaery.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1978.

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

Seller ID: 37807

ISBN: 0006150934

Condition: Page edges a little browned, else a fine (as new) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Servants of the Wankh.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26789

Condition: Browning to edges of inner covers, a NF/Fine (unread) copy.


Ace 66900. Planet of Adventure/Tschai no 2. Jeff Jones cover art. View more info

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Showboat World.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Coronet: London: 1977.

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

Seller ID: 42441

ISBN: 0340212527

Condition: Page edges browning, a near fine (NF) copy.


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Cugel's Saga.

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Granada: London.: 1985.

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

Seller ID: 09287

ISBN: 0586063196

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF/Fantasy novel. View more info

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Peoples Of The Sea: Ages In Chaos Volume 4.

By: Velikovsky, Immanuel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Abacus: London.: 1980.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 33457

ISBN: 0349135681

Condition: Page edges just a little browned, a NF/Fine (unread) copy.


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The Hunt For The Meteor.

By: Verne, Jules

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First paperback of the "Fitzroy" edition.

Seller ID: 22504

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Ace Books H-78. Part of the ''Fitzroy'' edition of Jules Verne edited by I. O. Evans (first published by Arco Press in hardcover in 1965). View more info

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Warlords Of Atlantis.

By: Victor, Paul

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Futura: London.: 1978.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44169

ISBN: 0708813925

Condition: A little spine lean, VG copy.


Film novelisation: ''from the depths of space they came, to vanish from the sight of man beneath the sea. There, for centuries, they lived their strange and sinister lives, surrounded by monsters from another galaxy''. View more info

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Fireship.

By: Vinge, Joan D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing Co.: NY.: 1978.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33695

ISBN: 0440157943

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Collects two long sf stories - the title story, plus ''Mother And Child''. View more info

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Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (film tie-in).

By: Vinge, Joan D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Star Books: London.: 1985.

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

Seller ID: 44651

ISBN: 0352317981

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Movie tie-in, novelisation by Vinge from the Terry Hayes and George Miller screenplay. View more info

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Virgin Witch.

By: Vogel, Klaus

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Redemption Books: London.: 1995.

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

Seller ID: 06201

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Originally published by Corgi in 1971 (the novelisation of a 1970 horror movie), this new ''special illustrated edition'' has b/w stills and colour covers. View more info

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Slights.

By: Warren, Kaaron

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Angry Robot: UK.: 2009.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 37753

ISBN: 19780007322428

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Supernatural/horror serial killer novel. View more info

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Courage Be My Guide.

By: Warren, Leonard P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Spencer/Badger Books: London.: Nd (1960).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 29693

Condition: VG+ copy.


WW2 novel. Very uncommon. View more info

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The Sword Of Bheleu.

By: Watt-Evans., Lawrence

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Del Rey/Ballantine: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44663

ISBN: 0345307771

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Heroic fantasy/sword & sorcery novel featuring ''Garth the overman'', third in the series.''third in the Lords of Dus series - The Lure of the Basilisk (1980), The Seven Altars of Dûsaara (1981), The SHE SWORD OF BHELEU (1983) and The Book of Silence (1984) - which gave the impression that it would retell the twelve labours of Hercules, but the series terminated before its SWORD-AND-SORCERY hero, mighty-thewed Garth, completed a full Herculean quota'' (John Clut... View more info

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Travels of a Republican Radical in Search of Hot Water.

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: London.: 1939 (November).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 29065

Condition: Page edges browned, inked name on first page, a VG+ copy.


Penguin Special S41. View more info

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The Rights Of Man: Or What Are We Fighting For?

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: Harmondsworth, Middlesex.: 1940.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 28715

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


Penguin 550. ''First published in 1940. Reprinted in April, 1940'' on the copyright page. Very uncommon early Penguin paperback, especially with the dustjacket. View more info

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The Common Sense of War and Peace: World Revolution or War Unending.

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: Harmondsworth, Middlesex.: 1940.

Edition: First Penguin edition.

Seller ID: 32326

Condition: Page edges browned, a VG copy with a little spine lean.


Penguin S64. View more info

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The Valley Of Spiders: A New Collection Of Short Stories.

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1964.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43753

Condition: Fair reading copy.


Collection of 13 stories, all reprinted from earlier volumes: ''sinister..macabre..ghoulish!'' - marketed as a horror paperback. View more info

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Winter Wolves.

By: Wescott, Earle

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New English Library (NEL): London.: 1989.

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

Seller ID: 44683

ISBN: 0450502554

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Werewolf novel. View more info

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The Royal Changeling.

By: Whitbourn, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Earthlight/Simon & Schuster: London.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 23187

ISBN: 0671017853

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Historical fantasy.''invading England after Charles II's death, the Duke of Monmouth comes face-to-face with an old friend -- Theophilus Oglethorpe. Oglethorpe, in common with only a handful of others, knows Monmouth's background fully -- not only that he is Charles's son, but also that he has elven blood, and has allied himself with evil powers in order to take England's crown. In fact, he is being used as a cat's paw by one far more steeped in evil than himself... View more info

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Deadly Litter.

By: White, James

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Corgi: London.: 1968.

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

Seller ID: 32457

ISBN: 0552080527

Condition: Bookshop ink stamp on first page, a VG+ copy with spine edge wear.


SF novel. View more info

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Sector General.

By: White, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Del Rey/Ballantine: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32465

ISBN: 0345308514

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy with a little rubbing to rear (black) panel.


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Hospital Station (signed by the author).

By: White, James

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1986.

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

Seller ID: 21375

ISBN: 0356121496

Condition: Pages edges just a little age-darkened, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


SF novel, part of the long-running Sector General series. First published as a Ballantine paperback original in 1962. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR/''with best wishes James White''. View more info

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Many Dimensions.

By: Williams, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Penguin: London.: 1952.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 41916

Condition: Page edges browning, else a fine (unread) copy but for a touch of edge wear.


Penguin 884. SF novel, first published in hardcover by Victor Gollancz in 1931.''(1886-1945) UK writer, poet and lay theologian whose novels are essentially theological Fantasy thrillers; he was closely associated with C S Lewis and J R R Tolkien as part of the Oxford reading group known as the Inklings. His romantic and obscurely devout use of Tarot and Grail imagery helped bring these themes into the generic mainstream. Of his novels, the first-written though ... View more info

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Straw Dogs.

By: Williams, Gordon M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Redemption Books: London.: 1995.

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

Seller ID: 06203

ISBN: 189963410X

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Originally published in 1969 as ''The Siege of Trencher's Farm'' (Secker & Warburg), this new edition includes eight pages of b/w stills from the (1971) movie, plus full colour wraparound covers (of Susan George with a gun).''Taking elements of both the Western and the British horror film, Peckinpah's masterstroke was to shoot Straw Dogs absolutely straight, without the reassuring signposts of either type of film. Hoffman's American mathematician settles with his... View more info

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Didi's Diary.

By: Williams, Jill

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tempo/Nite-Time Books: Hollywood, CA.: 1964.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 14964

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


1960s sleaze paperback original (NT 95): ''precocious, voluptuous Didi and her wild jet-age high school crowd didbn't need any textbooks on sex!''. Very uncommon paperback. View more info

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The Fortress Of Utopia.

By: Williamson, Jack

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Gryphon Books: NY.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 08622

ISBN: 0936071974

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


First book publication of a novelette first published in Startling Stories (November 1939): new six page introduction by Phil Harbottle. View more info

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The Girl From Mars/The Prince Of Space

By: Williamson, Jack

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Gryphon Books: NY.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27696

ISBN: 0936071966

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


A Gryphon double. Reprint of two classic sf novellas: ''The Prince of Space'' had first appeared in the January 1931 issue of Amazing Stories, and ''The Girl from Mars'' (with Dr. Miles J. Breuer), from Stellar Publishing's 1929 Science Fiction Series #1. New short introduction to each by Williamson. View more info

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Avon Fantasy Reader no 5.

By: Wollheim, Donald A. (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1947.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 28939

Condition: Page edges lightly age-darkened, a bright, near fine (NF) copy.


Fifth issue. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. 18 issues published in total, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, edited by Donald A. Wollheim., In Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 127-132.''US digest anthology, 18 volumes, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, published by Avon Publishing, New York; ed Donald A. Wollheim. AVON FANTASY READER was the first regular paperback reprint fantasy anthology series, though its digest fo... View more info

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Serenade For Murder.

By: Wood, Andrew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cherry Tree Books: London.: Nd (c.1944).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43929

Condition: Pages browning, a G/VG copy.


Thriller. View more info

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Sinister Island.

By: Wood, S. Andrew

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cherry Tree Books: London.: Nd (1945).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43898

Condition: Staples rusting, pages browned, a good copy.


Thriller. View more info

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The Amphibians (Galaxy Sf Novel no 4).

By: Wright, S. Fowler

Price: £15.00

Publisher: World Editions Inc.: NY.: 1951.

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

Seller ID: 38406

Condition: Fine, bright (unread) copy.


First published in hardcover in 1925 Galaxy Science Fiction Novel no. 4''a companion series to Galaxy Science Fiction magazine. The first 31 issues of these numbered books, which resembled magazines, were published irregularly, 1950 - 1957, in digest format, and a further four, 1957 - 1959, were issued in standard paperback format. The series was then taken over by Beacon Books, a publisher specializing in mild pornography, which brought out eleven further is... View more info

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The Star Web.

By: Zebrowski, George

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Laser Books: Ontario.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33601

ISBN: 0373720157

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Laser 15. SF novel.''Canadian sf imprint initiated in 1975 by Harlequin Books, the US publisher of Mills & Boon romances, under the editorship of Roger Elwood. The books were restricted to a formula which specified a male protagonist, an upbeat ending, no sex or atheism, and a minimum of long words. All Laser Book covers were the work of Frank Kelly Freas. The series was suspended early in 1977 after fifty-seven books had appeared. The Laser formula made it unli... View more info

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The Guns Of Avalon.

By: Zelazny, Roger

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1974.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 37828

ISBN: 0380000830

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


The second Amber novel. First published in hardcover by Doubleday in 1972. View more info

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Doctor Death: The Gray Creatures.

By: Zorro, (DOCTOR DEATH)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Corinth Publications: San Diego, CA.: 1966.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33579

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Corinth/Regency CR121: Doctor Death Book no. 2. Collects the lead story ''The Gray Creatures'' from one of the three issues of the short-lived 1935 pulp magazine Doctor Death, author credited as ''Zorro''. The second of four Corith 1966 paperbacks reprinting material from the pulp magazine. All four are uncommon.''the only single-character pulp ever to feature a title character with actual supernatural powers, DOCTOR DEATH, lasted just three issues in 1935'' View more info