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Star Trek: Time Trap.

By: Dvorkin, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: NY.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 21660

ISBN: 0671648705

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Pocket Books/Star Trek series #40. View more info

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Strange People (Hugh Lamb's copy).

By: Edwards, Frank

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1966.

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

Seller ID: 45371

Condition: Page edges browning, a VG copy.


Pan X484. First published in hardcover in 1961. Hugh Lamb's copy, with his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside back cover. View more info

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Sorcerer's Sun.

By: Eisenstein, Phyllis

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Del Rey: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26953

ISBN: 0345276426

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


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Falling Toward Forever.

By: Eklund, Gordon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Laser Books: Ontario.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33606

ISBN: 0373720106

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for slight wear along the bottom spine edge.


Laser 10. 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 unlikely that books of any literary quality would be published, but some were interesting, including K W Jeter's debut, Seeklight... View more info

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Kizilkar: Red Snow.

By: Elford, George Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New English Library (NEL): London.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43336

ISBN: 0450056929

Condition: inked price on front cover, spine lean, a VG copy.


War novel of the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, sequel to DEVIL'S GUARD. View more info

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Spider Kiss (+ variant copy).

By: Ellison, Harlan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1982.

Seller ID: 03255

ISBN: 0441777937

Condition: Fine (as new) copies.


Two items. Ace #77793-7. Originally published as a Gold Medal paperback original in 1961 under the title ROCKABILLY, and later reissued as a Pyramid paperback in 1975 with textul revisions and new author's note, this new July 1982 Ace edition follows the Pyramid text (with the author's note). However this Ace edition was suppressed immediately after publication due to a dispute between the author and publisher over the back cover photo (meant to be colour bur printed as black and white). Also this edition states ''Ace Science Fiction'' on the spine, and this was changed for all subsequent ... View more info

Spider Kiss.

By: Ellison, Harlan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1983.

Seller ID: 14865

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Retitling of his juvenile delinquent novel (Goldmedal 1961) ''Rockabilly''. View more info

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Rockabilly.

By: Ellison, Harlan

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd/Gold Medal: London.: Nd (1963).

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

Seller ID: 33151

Condition: Bookshop ink stamp on first page, a VG+ copy.


Gold Medal (UK) 596, priced 4/-. Very uncommon British paperback. Later released as SPIDER KISS. View more info

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The Time Of The Eye.

By: Ellison, Harlan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1974.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33186

ISBN: 058603935X

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Panther 586 03935 X (35p). Abridged reprint: collects twelve of the twenty stories from ALONE AGAINST TOMORROW (1971). View more info

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All The Sounds Of Fear.

By: Ellison, Harlan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33187

ISBN: 058603899X

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Panther 586 03899 X (30p). Abridged reprint: collects eight of the twenty stories from ALONE AGAINST TOMORROW (1971). View more info

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Doomsman/Telepower.

By: Ellison, Harlan/Lee Hoffman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Belmont Books: NY.: 1967.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44795

Condition: Edges of inner covers browning, else a fine (unread) copy.


Two short sf novels, DOOMSMAN by Ellison and TELEPOWER by Hoffman. ''A Belmont Book - August 1967'' stated on copyright page. View more info

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Dream Time: Ice Tower.

By: Evans, Christopher

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Dolphin: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10368

ISBN: 1858817099

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Young adult fantasy novel. View more info

Dream Time: Ice Tower (signed by the author).

By: Evans, Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dolphin: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10963

ISBN: 1858817099

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Yound adult sf novel: part of a series. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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Time Station: London.

By: Evans, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33228

ISBN: 0441003648

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel.''US author of whom nothing is known - the name may be a pseudonym - whose Time Station sequence of routine Changewar tales, beginning with TIME STATION LONDON (1996), pits the Temporal Corps against various threats, in World War Two and elsewhen, against the proper order of history; Alternate Histories flicker in and out of being, loosely'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3ed Edition). View more info

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Overlords of Andromeda.

By: Falkner, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1955.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44236

Condition: Owner's stamp on first page and title page, several inked numbers, a VG+ copy.


SF novel. Panther 193.''pseudonym used by UK author Ernest John Gale (1917-1976) for two routine sf adventures, Untrodden Streets of Time (1954) - featuring Time Travel to the future - and OVERLORDS OF ANDROMEDA (1955), a Space Opera featuring human revolt against the titular aliens (John Clute & David Langford/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

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Famous Science Fiction: Tales Of Wonder vol 2 no 2 (whole no 8).

By: FAMOUS SCIENCE FICTION, (ed. Robert A W Lowndes)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Health Knowledge: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39507

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Issue 8 (Fall, 1968) - nine issues published 1966-1969. Mostly reprints, although there were sixteen original stories spread over the nine issues, including one minor Philip K. Dick story (''Not By It's Cover'') in issue 7, and Greg Bear's first published story ''Destroyers''. See Ashley/Tymn: Science Fiction, Fantasy, And Weird Fiction Magazines pp. 217 - 219. View more info

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Fantasy Tales vol 10 no 1 (whole no 18).

By: FANTASY TALES, (ed. Stephen Jones & David Sutton)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 31197

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Vol 10 no 1 (Autumn, 1988). Issue no 18 (the first of the Robinson paperback issues). 104 pages. UK small-press A5 magazine edited by Stephen Jones and David Sutton devoted to Heroic Fantasy (and later, Dark Fantasy): 17 small-press magazine issues were published 1977-1987. A very high standard was maintained throughout (the first issue includes contributions by Michael Moorcock, Brian Lumley and Ken Bulmer). Issue 17 (1987) was the last in the (irregular) format: from 1988 - 1991 there were a further seven issues in paperback format from Robinson publishers, a worthy, but ultimately doom... View more info

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Flame Mass.

By: Fanthorpe, Lionel (writing as "R. L. Fanthorpe")

Price: £10.00

Publisher: John Spencer/Badger Books: London.: 1961.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43916

Condition: Cover crease, a VG+ copy.


Badger SF series no 49. A very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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The Lovers.

By: Farmer, Philip Jose

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1961.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13772

Condition: Owner's stamped details and number on first page and tite page, a VG copy.


Ballantine 507 K. Expansion into novel form of a story published in 1952 in Startling Stories.''a part-time student at Bradley University, the author gained a BA in English in 1950, and two years later burst onto the sf scene with his novella 'THE LOVERS (1952 Startling Stories; expanded 1961; revised 1979). Although originally rejected by John W. CampbellL Jr., editor of Astounding and H.L. Gold, editor of Galaxy, it gained instant acclaim and won the author xenobiology, parasitism and sex, an explosive mixture which was to feature repeatedly in his best work'' (David Pringle & John ... View more info

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A Woman A Day.

By: Farmer, Philip Jose

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Galaxy/Beacon: NY.: 1960.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 14954

Condition: Owner's details on first page and title page, price written on front cover, a near fine (NF) copy.


SF novel: ''he defied the 25th century with a woman who was NOT HIS WIFE -- and a WIFE who was NOT A WOMAN!''. Galaxy novel no 43. ''First printing - 1960'' on the first page. Beacon 291. Reissued as DAY OF THE TIMESTOP (1968) and (later again) TIMESTOP (1970).''he defied the 25th century with a woman who was not his wife - and a wife who was not a woman!''. View more info

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Flesh.

By: Farmer, Philip Jose

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Galaxy/Beacon: NY.: 1960.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26262

Condition: Top of spine worn with a little clear tape repair, a VG+ copy.


Beacon 277. SF novel: the secret dream of every man was his - unlimited opportunity, inexhaustable ability''. ''First printing - 1960'' on the first page.''this was an Earth that worshipped the lusts of FLESH - where a maiden's most pious hope was to be chosen for a perverse mass orgy - where the temples were houses of carnal rites - where science was devoted to generating uncontrollable sexual passions''. View more info

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A Feast Unknown.

By: Farmer, Philip Jose

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Essex House: North Hollywood.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 29537

Condition: Slight spine lean, creased front cover and rubbed rear cover, a VG copy.


With an afterword by Theodore Sturgeon. View more info

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The Gates Of Creation.

By: Farmer, Philip Jose

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1966.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38946

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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The Wind Whales Of Ishmael.

By: Farmer, Philip Jose

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1971.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39180

ISBN: 044189237

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy with a little spine edge wear.


SF novel, sequel to Moby Dick, no less. Ace 89237. View more info

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Tongues Of The Moon.

By: Farmer, Philip Jose

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pyramid: NY.: 1964.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44242

Condition: Inked name and number on first page, inked number on title page, else a near fine (NF) copy.


SF novel. ''First printing, August 1964'' on copyright page. Pyramid R-1055. View more info

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The Mysterious World Of Agatha Christie.

By: Feinman, Jeffrey (Agatha Christie)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Award: NY.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 40187

Condition: VG+ copy.


192 pages: with bibliography which previous reader has put ticks against many of the titles. View more info

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Always Say Die.

By: Ferrars, Elizabeth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1962.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 43803

Condition: Slight spine lean, page edges browning, a near fine (NF) copy.


Thriller. First published in hardcover in 1956. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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Walk With The Dead (and five others).

By: Finster, E. Burke

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Dime Novels: Portland, OR.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 20005

Condition: Fine (as new).


Short horror novel, published in small paperback format. Together with five other ''pulp'' novels by five other authors: ''Exotic Love'' (Historical Romance), ''Cowboy's Lady'' (Sensual Romance), ''Island Bride'' (Sweet Romance), ''Dark Spirit'' (Thriller) and ''Burning Secrets'' (Glitz). All six books packaged together in an as new, unopened, shrink-wrapped plastic holder. A short-lived attempt (18 books were published in total, in three separate packs) to recreate the ''dime store/dime novel '' pulp books of the 1930s and 1940s.. View more info

The Bone Doll's Twin.

By: Flewelling, Lynn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bantam Spectra: NY.: 2001.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 07159

Condition: Fine copy.


Advance Reading Copy (ARC). View more info

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Haunted East Anglia.

By: Forman, Joan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1976.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 30651

ISBN: 0006340091

Condition: Page edges browned, VG+ copy.


Collection of folk tales. First published in hardcover by Robert Hale in 1974. View more info

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The Undertaker's Dozen.

By: Forrest, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tandem: London.: 1974.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33869

ISBN: 0426142187

Condition: Pages browned and some staining along edges, previous owner's inkstamped address on inside front cover, a good copy.


''Thirteen horrific tales of the macabre and the ghostly'' by David Eliades and Robert Forrest Webb writing as ''David Forrest''. A very uncommon book. View more info

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Bloodhype.

By: Foster, Alan Dean

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Del Rey/Ballantine: NY.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27492

ISBN: 0345031636

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Slipt.

By: Foster, Alan Dean

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Berkley: NY.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33648

ISBN: 0425070069

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Maori.

By: Foster, Alan Dean

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41363

ISBN: 0441519253

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Historical fantasy. View more info

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The Moment Of The Magician.

By: Foster, Alan Dean

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Warner: NY.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41369

ISBN: 0446323268

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


Fantasy novel. View more info

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..Who Needs Enemies?

By: Foster, Alan Dean

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Del Rey/Ballantine: NY.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41371

ISBN: 0345316576

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF/Fantasy. View more info

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Spellsinger.

By: Foster, Alan Dean

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Warner: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41372

ISBN: 0446903523

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Fantasy novel. View more info

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Mission To Moulokin.

By: Foster, Alan Dean

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Del Rey/Ballantine: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41381

ISBN: 0345276760

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. Sequel to ICE RIGGER. View more info

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Alien 3 (film tie-in).

By: Foster, Alan Dean

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Warner Books: London.: 1992.

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

Seller ID: 44654

ISBN: 0708852408

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Movie tie-in, based on the screenplay by David Giler & Walter Hill and Larry Ferguson. View more info

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The Morphodite.

By: Foster, M. A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1981.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33659

ISBN: 0879976691

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Daw 460. SF novel: ''the genetic time-bomb person'', first in a trilogy.''The Morphodite/Transformer trilogy comprises THE MORPHODITE (1981), Transformer (1983) and Preserver (1985), and similarly uses forms of meditative shapeshifting to buttress complex plots, though in this case the alternately male or female, revolution-fomenting, protagonist dominates the tale as assassin, trickster and Superman. The narrative diction is intermittently reminiscent of Jack Vance'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

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Transformer.

By: Foster, M. A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1983.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33660

ISBN: 0879978147

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Daw 524. SF novel: ''the genetic time-bomb person'', second in a trilogy.''The Morphodite/Transformer trilogy comprises The Morphodite (1981), TRANSFORMER (1983) and Preserver (1985), and similarly uses forms of meditative shapeshifting to buttress complex plots, though in this case the alternately male or female, revolution-fomenting, protagonist dominates the tale as assassin, trickster and Superman. The narrative diction is intermittently reminiscent of Jack Vance'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition). View more info

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The Warriors Of Dawn.

By: Foster, M. A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Daw Books: NY.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33661

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Daw 135. SF novel, third in a trilogy.''he began to publish sf with the ambitious Ler trilogy about a race of Supermen created by Genetic Engineering whose social structure is built around a form of line marriage here called a braid. The Gameplayers of Zan (1977), a very long novel formally constructed on the model of an Elizabethan tragedy, describes a period of climactic tension between the ler and the rest of humanity, and is set on Earth. THE WARRIORS OF DAWN (1975), published first but set later, is a more conventional Space Opera in which a human male and a ler female are force... View more info

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The Rat Race (Galaxy SF Novel no 10).

By: Franklin, Jay

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Galaxy Publishing Co.: NY.: 1952.

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

Seller ID: 19119

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


First published in hardcover in 1950, this paperback edition states on the copyright page - ''this novel has been slightly abridged for better pacing''...and is subtitled '' The Astonishing Narrative Of A Man Who Was Somebody Else...Mixed Up With Politics And Three Luscious Women!''. Galaxy Science Fiction Novel no. 10''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 se... View more info

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Star Trek: Faces of Fire.

By: Friedman, Michael Jan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: NY.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 21697

ISBN: 0671749927

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Pocket Books/Star Trek series #58. View more info

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The Kid From Mars.

By: Friend, Oscar J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Fantasy Books/Cherry Tree: London.: 1951.

Edition: First paperback ediition.

Seller ID: 05947

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


SF novel. Previously published in hardcover by Frederick Fell in 1949. Cherry Tree 401. In: Harbottle & Holland: British SF Paperbacks And Magazines 1949-1956: An Annotated Bibliography And Guide, B65, pp.138. View more info

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The Loves Of Lucy.

By: Furlough, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Beacon Books/Softcover Library: NY.: 1965.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 14943

Condition: NF/Fine copy.


1960s sleaze paperback original (S 75148): ''tricked out of her virginity, she learned to crave wild sex!''. Very uncommon paperback. View more info

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Doomed Nation Of The Skies.

By: Future, Steve (pseudonym)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: C. A. Pearson Ltd: London.: 1953.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43862

Condition: Staples rusting, page edges browned, a good copy.


SF novel. Ron Turner cover. Part of the Tit-Bits Science Fiction Library, 19 paperback volumes published in total 1954-1955. . In: Harbottle & Holland: British SF Paperbacks And Magazines 1949-1956: An Annotated Bibliography And Guide, A 189, pp.56. A very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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Bikini Planet (signed by the author).

By: Garnett, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Orbit: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10372

ISBN: 1857239504

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


SF novel, followed by SPACE WASTERS (2001). THIS COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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Warhammer: Warblade (signed by the author).

By: Garnett, David S. (writing as "David Ferring")

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Boxtree: London.: 1993.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 39173

ISBN: 1852838604

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AS ''DAVID FERRING''. View more info

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Warhammer: Shadowbreed (signed by the author).

By: Garnett, David S. (writing as "David Ferring")

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Boxtree: London.: 1993.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 39174

ISBN: 1852838558

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AS ''DAVID FERRING''. View more info