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Image for The Screaming Mimi.

The Screaming Mimi.

By: Brown, Fredric

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Brown, Watson Ltd/Sabre Books: London.: 1967.

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

Seller ID: 41948

Condition: Scribble on title page, a fairly good copy.


Thriller. First published in 1949 and made into a film in 1957. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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Slayer: A Truly Awesome Collection Of Buffy Trivia.

By: BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, (Keith Topping)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Virgin Books: London.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38814

ISBN: 0753509857

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


228 pages. View more info

Image for Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Blood And Fog.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Blood And Fog.

By: BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, (Nancy Holder)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: NY.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38816

ISBN: 0743468198

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


Spin-off novel from the cult tv series by Nancy Holder. View more info

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New Writings in SF 27.

By: Bulmer, Ken (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Corgi: London.: 1977.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 42440

ISBN: 0552103888

Condition: Page edges a little browned, light spotting to inner covers, a near fine (NF) copy.


Original anthology: includes new stories by Brian W. Aldiss, David Langford, Michael Coney, Colin Kapp and Graham Charnock. View more info

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The Eagles: The Land Of Mist.

By: Bulmer, Ken (writing as " Andrew Quiller")

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mayflower: London.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 28252

ISBN: 0583126650

Condition: A little browning to page edges, else a fine (unread) copy.


Historical Roman/gladiatoral novel, second in the series. View more info

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The Efficiency Expert.

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Charter Books: NY.: Nd (1974).

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 10273

ISBN: 0441189008

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Charter 18900. Very uncommon mass market paperback, first published by House Of Greystoke in 1966. View more info

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The Girl From Farris's.

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Charter Books: NY.: 1974.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 10274

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Charter 28903. Uncommon mass market paperback. View more info

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Tarzan And The City Of Gold.

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1964.

Seller ID: 33555

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Ballantine U2016. First Ballantine Books printing (March, 1964): first published in hardcover in 1933. View more info

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The Son Of Tarzan.

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Flamingo: London.: 1972.

Seller ID: 33593

Condition: Page edges a little browned, thin black remainder lines on top page edges, a NF/Fine (unread) copy.


First Flamingo printing. The cover artwork shows the most deformed figure of Tarzan (or anybody) I have ever seen, with a left arm that defies belief (and anatomy). View more info

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Synthetic Men Of Mars.

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1963.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 33594

Condition: Pages a little browned, a VG+ copy.


Ballantine F 739. First published in hardcover in 1940, this is the first paperback edition from June 1963. View more info

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The Eternal Savage.

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: Nd (1972).

Edition: Third printng.

Seller ID: 37860

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


First published in 1925 as THE ETERNAL LOVER. This reprint (Ace 21802) has the same cover art by Roy G. Frenkel as used for the first Ace printing (F-234) in 1963. View more info

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The Lost Continent.

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: Nd (1974).

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 37865

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Originally published in 1955 as BEYOND THIRTY. This 1969 Ace reprint (Ace 75131) retains the Frank Frazetta cover art from the first Ace (F-235, 1964) printing. View more info

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Space 1999: The Space-Jackers.

By: Butterworth, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Star: London.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45071

ISBN: 0352396482

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


TV tie-in, novelisation of an episode from the TV sf series. Includes eight pages of b/w stills.''SPACE 1999 was a UK-made tv series, with 48 episodes between 1975 and 1977, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson - who had previously produced a number of other sf series (STINGRAY, THUNDERBIRDS and others) with puppets - was obviously inspired in part by the success of Star Trek. The format has a group of people - live actors - travelling through the Galaxy, visit... View more info

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Space 1999: Planets of Peril.

By: Butterworth, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Star: London.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45072

ISBN: 0352396660

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


TV tie-in, novelisation of an episode from the TV sf series. Includes eight pages of b/w stills.''SPACE 1999 was a UK-made tv series, with 48 episodes between 1975 and 1977, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson - who had previously produced a number of other sf series (STINGRAY, THUNDERBIRDS and others) with puppets - was obviously inspired in part by the success of Star Trek. The format has a group of people - live actors - travelling through the Galaxy, visit... View more info

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Space 1999: The Time Fighters.

By: Butterworth, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Star: London.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45073

ISBN: 0352396075

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


TV tie-in, novelisation of an episode from the TV sf series. Includes eight pages of b/w stills. View more info

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Inside The Cults.

By: Cabot, Tracy (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Holloway House Publishing Co.: Los Angeles.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43767

ISBN: 0870674064

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


256 pages: ''an illustrated guidebook to the world of weird''. Manson, Scientology, the usual suspects. Very uncommon paperback. View more info

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Wake of the Werewolf.

By: Caine, Geoffrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Diamond Books: NY.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42207

ISBN: 1557735786

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for cover crease.


Serial killer/werewolf novel. View more info

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Cythera.

By: Calder, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Orbit: London.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02606

ISBN: 1857235339

Condition: Fine (as new) copy but for slight browning along page edges.


SF novel. View more info

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Night of the Wolf.

By: Callahan, Jay

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leisure Books: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04049

ISBN: 0843907002

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Werewolf novel. View more info

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The Vampyre, Retold By David Campton, Based On A Story By John Polidori.

By: Campton, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Beaver Books: London.: 1986.

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

Seller ID: 30633

ISBN: 0099497204

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Part of the Beaver Books ''Fleshcreepers'' series of books for young adults. Very uncommon UK paperback - the US paperback edition (far more common) was isssued two years later in 1988. View more info

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Venetian Bird.

By: Canning, Victor

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1957.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 43928

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


Thriller. Pan GP79. First published in hardcover in 1951. Uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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Hart's Hope.

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Berkley: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33646

ISBN: 0425058190

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Fantasy novel: ''interesting mainly for its protagonist's anti-gift, as he is a nullifier of magic''. View more info

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New Writings In SF-4.

By: Carnell, John (ed)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Corgi: London.: 1971.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 25494

ISBN: 0552088277

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


Volume four in the long running series of original sf anthologies. Includes stories by Isaac Asimov, Dennis Etchison (a rare sf story from a writer much better known for his horror fiction) and Keith Roberts. First published in hardcover by Dennis Dobson in 1965. View more info

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New Writings In SF - 3.

By: Carnell, John (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Corgi: London.: 1965.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 31874

Condition: Almost fine copy with a little wear along the bottom spine edge.


Third volume in the long running original sf anthology series: first published in hardcover by Dennis Dobson in 1964. New stories by Colin Kapp, Keith Roberts, Frederik Pohl, James H. Schmitz and others. View more info

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The Barbarian Of World's End.

By: Carter, Lin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43747

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Fourth book in the Gondwane fantasy series. View more info

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Seas Of Ernathe.

By: Carver, Jeffrey A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Laser Books: Ontario.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33598

ISBN: 0373720343

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Laser 34. 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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Invasion: Earth - The Last Echo.

By: Cave, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Headline: London.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27769

ISBN: 074726001X

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


Based on (or the basis for, I am not quite sure) a ''major TV series''. View more info

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Soul Rider 1V: The Birth Of Flux & Anchor.

By: Chalker, Jack

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32573

ISBN: 0812532848

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


SF/fantasy novel, fourth in the series. View more info

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Dominique.

By: Chetwynd-Hayes, Ronald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Universal/W. H. Allen: London: 1978.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32104

ISBN: 0426187539

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


Novelisation of horror movie. SIGNED AND DATED (27th July 1985) BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

Time Rangers 2: A Blast From The Past.

By: Childs, Rob

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Scholastic: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 18094

ISBN: 0590191179

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Slim juvenile football sf novel. View more info

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Memoirs Of Fanny Hill, With An Introduction By J. H. Plumb.

By: Cleland, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Signet Books: NY.: 1965.

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

Seller ID: 36756

Condition: VG copy.


''First printing, November 1965'' on the copyright page. New edition with an eight page introduction by J. H. Plumb. View more info

Image for How To Make And Use Magic Mirrors.

How To Make And Use Magic Mirrors.

By: Clough, Nigel R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Aquarian Press: Wellingborough, Northants.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32212

ISBN: 0850301297

Condition: Page edges a little age-darkened, else a fine (as new) copy.


64 pages. View more info

Image for Bigfoot: Amerca's Number One Monster.

Bigfoot: Amerca's Number One Monster.

By: Cohen, Daniel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Archway: NY.: 1982.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43995

ISBN: 0671439197

Condition: Fine in pictorial boards, with several library markings.


An unusual format - this paperback original has been bound between boards (retaining the front cover artwork) as a hardcover for library distribution. A very uncommon edition (paperback or hardcover). View more info

Image for I Only Asked! Based On A Screenplay By Sid Colin and Jack Davies (film tie-in)..

I Only Asked! Based On A Screenplay By Sid Colin and Jack Davies (film tie-in)..

By: Colin, Sid (& Jack Davies)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1958.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43982

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


Novelisation of a 1958 British comedy film directed by Montgomery Tully and starring Bernard Bresslaw, Michael Medwin and Alfie Bass. It was based on the television series The Army Game and was made by Hammer Films. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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The Mirror Of Dionysos.

By: Comer, Ralph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Universal-Tandem: London.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43457

ISBN: 0426031997

Condition: Page edges browning, a NF/Fine (unread) copy.


Tandem 3199. Supernatural/occult novel: ''the elemental powers of white magic contend with a more terrifying form of evil''. Published the same year in the US as TO DREAM OF EVIL.. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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Rax.

By: Coney, Michael G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1975.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33637

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


SF novel. Title change: issued earlier in the same year in the UK as HELLO SUMMER, GOODBYE. Daw #170. INSCRIBED ANDY BY THE AUTHOR/''To - , my favourite book! With best wishes, Mike Coney''.''perhaps the best of his early books are Winter's Children (1974), a post-holocaust novel, and Hello Summer, Goodbye (1975; vt RAX 1975; vt Pallahaxi Tide 1990), a wistful story of the adolescent love between two members of a human-like species on a distant planet'' (Encyc... View more info

Image for Cat Karina (inscribed by the author).

Cat Karina (inscribed by the author).

By: Coney, Michael G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1982.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33638

ISBN: 0441092543

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''set in the distant future, when true humans coexist uneasily with a variety of not-quite-human beings, the products of ancient genetic experiments''. View more info

Image for Gods Of The Greataway: Volume Two of The Song Of The Earth (inscribed by the author).

Gods Of The Greataway: Volume Two of The Song Of The Earth (inscribed by the author).

By: Coney, Michael G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Orbit/Futura: London.: 1984.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 37792

ISBN: 0708881920

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


SF novel: sequel to THE CELESTIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE (1983). INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''bound together by a far-future background developed in the two-decker novel The Song of Earth: The Celestial Steam Locomotive (1983 US) and GODS OF THE GREATAWAY (1984 US). Here humans co-exist with other humanoid species, living out a kind of languid dream thanks to the manipulation by a computer, Rainbow, of the Ifalong (a multiverse of alternate worlds) despite the... View more info

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Charisma (inscribed by the author).

By: Coney, Michael G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1977.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 37793

ISBN: 0330250906

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


SF novel. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''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; the amorphs reappear in Brontomek! (1976 UK), The ecological puzzle story Syzygy (1973 US) is set on the same world. Another novel loosely connected to these is CHARISMA (1975 UK), a parallel-worlds story whose chief locale is a Cornish fishi... View more info

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Syzygy (inscribed by the author).

By: Coney, Michael G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Arrow Books: London.: 1975.

Edition: First British paperback edition.

Seller ID: 37794

ISBN: 0099110202

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


SF novel. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''his first novel, Mirror Image (1972) features alien ''amorphs'' who can so perfectly mimic humans that, when they have done so, they believe themselves to be in fact human; the amorphs reappear in Brontomek! (1976). The ecological puzzle story SYZYGY (1973) is set on the same world'' (Malcolm J. Edwards & Brian Stableford/Encyclopedia of SF). View more info

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Mirror Image (inscribed by the author).

By: Coney, Michael G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1972.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 37795

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


SF novel, the author's first book. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.''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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Friends Come in Boxes.

By: Coney, Michael G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 37796

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


SF novel. Published in hardcover by Victor Gollancz one year later, in 1974. Daw #86. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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The Dark Knight Rises: The Official Movie Novelization (film tie-in)..

By: Cox, Greg

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Titan Books: London.: 2012.

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

Seller ID: 44679

ISBN: 1781161062

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Film tie-in. View more info

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Crime Time #37.

By: CRIME TIME, (ed. Barry Forshaw)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: CT Publishing: Birmingham.: 2004.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35713

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Issue no 37: The Journal Of Crime Fiction. Articles and reviews: 96 pages View more info

Image for The Witches (film tie-in).

The Witches (film tie-in).

By: Curtis, Peter (aka Norah Lofts)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1966.

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

Seller ID: 43849

Condition: Spine lean, a little tear along bottom of spine, page edges browning, a VG copy. Pan X591.


Title change: supernatural novel (written by Norah Lofts using her ''Peter Curtis'' pseudonym), first published in hardcover as THE DEVIL'S OWN in 1960. Made into a Hammer film in 1966 as THE WITCHES. This is the paperback film tie-in. Confusingly, also published subsequently as The Little Wax Doll and Catch as Catch Can. Very uncommon UK paperback. Pan X591. View more info

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Squirm.

By: Curtis, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1982.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 43459

ISBN: 0722127316

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


Horror novel first published in 1976, novelisation of the film of the same title released in the same year. View more info

Image for Hitler's War: Before and After.

Hitler's War: Before and After.

By: Dalton, Hugh

Price: £5.00

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

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41810

Condition: Page edges browned, a VG+ copy (as issued in a VG paper dustjacket).


''First published March 1940'' on copyright page. Non-fiction. A Penguin Special (S57). View more info

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The Sixth Armada Ghost Book.

By: Danby, Mary (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1982.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 43799

ISBN: 0006920799

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Young adult anthology of (mostly) original ghost stories first published in 1974. View more info

Image for The First Orbit Book of Horror Stories.

The First Orbit Book of Horror Stories.

By: Davis, Richard (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Orbit/Futura: London.: 1976.

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

Seller ID: 26694

ISBN: 0860079198

Condition: Spine lean, a VG copy.


Title change: first published in the US as THE YEAR'S BEST HORROR STORIES SERIES 111 (Daw 1975). View more info

Image for Between Her Lips.

Between Her Lips.

By: Davis, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Roydock Books: London.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43281

Condition: Page edges browned, a VG copy.


Erotic fiction. A Bee Line book 220. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info