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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: Film Tie In-Edition.

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 2005.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34017

ISBN: 0330437984

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Film tie-in edition, with a 23 page afterword by Robbie Stamp, plus 80-pages of other material (cast list, interviews with vartous of the actors etc), plus 16-pages of colour stills from the film. View more info

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The Fifth Fontana Book Of Great Ghost Stories.

By: Aickman, Robert (ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38659

ISBN: 0006137008

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


Three page introduction by the editor: classic reprints with one original story - ''The Swords'', by Aickman himself. 20 volumes in the series were published in total 1972-1984, the first eight edited by Aickman, the remaining volumes by Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes. First printing with ''First published in Fontana Books December 1969''. View more info

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The Loch Ness Monster.

By: Akins, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Signet Books: NY.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43994

Condition: VG copy.


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Breakfast With A Bigfoot.

By: Alderton, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Beaver Books: London.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43177

ISBN: 0099435705

Condition: VG+ copy.


Non-fiction for younger readers: ''do strange creatures like these really exist''. View more info

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Wolf Kill.

By: Almquist, Gregg

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: NY.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44674

ISBN: 0671671847

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for a little spotting along top page edges.


Werewolf novel. View more info

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The Dark Frontier

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: London.: 1959.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 33307

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


First published in hardcover in 1936. Very uncommon paperback. View more info

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Grit And Polish.

By: Anderson, Oliver

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Arthur Barker Ltd/Dragon Books: London.: 1956.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 45037

Condition: VG+ copy.


First published in hardcover in 1951. Both editions are very uncommon. View more info

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Conan The Rebel.

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1984.

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

Seller ID: 44659

ISBN: 0722111231

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Book 19 in the Conan Sphere series. View more info

Tor Horror Sampler.

By: Anonymous (ed.),

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10398

Condition: Fine copy but for small scrape to back cover.


Extracts from novels by John Farris, Stephen Laws, Richard Laymon, Dan Simmons, K. W. Jeter and eight others. View more info

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Roc Books A Taste Of The Future Free Sampler.

By: Anonymous (ed.),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: ROC: NY.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25903

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Excerpts from five fantasy/sf novels: 88 pages. View more info

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Bio Of A Space Tyrant Volume 2: Mercenary.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27307

ISBN: 0380872218

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


SF novel. View more info

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Orn.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1971.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27333

ISBN: 038002405

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


SF novel.''the future of a wild an primitive planet depends on three earth exiles - who may not survive its dangers long enough to save it.''. View more info

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Centaur Aisle.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Del Rey: NY.: 1981.

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

Seller ID: 27317

ISBN: 0345297709

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


Published first as a paperback original, this US Book club edition was the first hardcover edition. Part of the long-running Xanth fantasy series. View more info

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Hasan.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Borgo Press: CA.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00455

ISBN: 0893702153

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Arabian nights fantasy novel. View more info

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Omnivore.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01585

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Phthor.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Berkley: NY.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27309

ISBN: 0425030113

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Bio Of A Space Tyrant Volume 4: Executive.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41353

ISBN: 0380898349

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Prostho Plus.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1974.

Edition: First British paperback editiion.

Seller ID: 41366

ISBN: 0722111754

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Chthon.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1972.

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

Seller ID: 41378

ISBN: 586035931

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


SF novel. The author's first book, a 1967 Nebula and 1968 Hugo nominee.''he has written large amounts of both sf and fantasy; though there is no clear demarcation, it is certainly the case that he has more and more concentrated his energies on the latter form. His two most ambitious sf novels came early in his career. CHTHON (1967), his first, is a complexly structured adventure of self-discovery partially set in a vast Underground Prison, and making ambitious t... View more info

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Rings Of Ice.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1974.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41379

ISBN: 0380000369

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Phthor.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1978.

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

Seller ID: 41386

ISBN: 0586047700

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


SF novel. View more info

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Heaven Cent.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41361

ISBN: 0380752883

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Xanth novel. View more info

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The Ring.

By: Anthony, Piers (& Robert E. Margroff)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32549

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy.


SF novel. Ace A-19. Part of the Ace SF Special series edited by Terry Carr. View more info

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Avon Fantasy Reader no 3.

By: AVON FANTASY READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1947.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22297

Condition: A little age-darkening to page edges, a bright, near fine (NF) copy.


Third 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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Avon Fantasy Reader no 1 (first issue).

By: AVON FANTASY READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1947 (February)

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39590

Condition: Page edges age-darkened, some wrinkling and separation of cover lamination, a bright, VG+ copy.


First 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 for... View more info

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Avon Fantasy Reader no 4.

By: AVON FANTASY READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1947.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39593

Condition: Page edges age-darkened spine panel a bit sunned, several creases to front cover, light dust soiling to rear cover, a VG copy.


Fourth 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 f... View more info

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Avon Fantasy Reader no 14.

By: AVON FANTASY READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1950.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39596

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


14th 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. Includes ''Temptress Of The Tower Of Torture And Sin'' by Robert E. Howard.''US digest anthology, 18 volumes, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, published by Avon Publishing, New York; ed Donald A. Wollheim. AVON FANTASY READER was the fi... View more info

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Avon Science Fiction And Fantasy Reader Vol 1 no 1.

By: AVON SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY READER, (ed. Sol Cohen)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Novels, Inc., NY.: 1953 (January).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22349

Condition: A NF/Fine (unread) copy..


January 1953 issue (vol 1 no 1). First of just two magazine issues published in total in 1953, an attempt to revive the earlier Avon Fantasy Reader series and Avon Science Fiction Reader series under one title. Unlike those earlier series (which contained many reprints), all stories in these two issues were new. Indeed, this first issue contains Arthur C. Clarke's classic story ''The Forgotten Enemy''. View more info

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Avon Science Fiction Reader no 2.

By: AVON SCIENCE FICTION READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Novels, Inc., NY.: 1951.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39235

Condition: Text block age-darkened, a near fine (NF) copy with bright covers.


Second of just three magazine issues published 1951-1952, intended as a companion title to the successful AVON FANTASY READER series. Contained mostly reprints from the 1920s and 1930s. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. See Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 134-35. View more info

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Avon Science Fiction Reader no 2.

By: AVON SCIENCE FICTION READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Avon Novels, Inc., NY.: 1951.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22312

Condition: Text block lightly age-darkened, faint ring marks on front and rear covers, a VG+ copy with bright covers.


Second of just three magazine issues published 1951-1952, intended as a companion title to the successful AVON FANTASY READER series. Contained mostly reprints from the 1920s and 1930s. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. See Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 134-35. View more info

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Binding the Devil: Exorcism Past and Present.

By: Baker, Roger

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Arrow Books: London.: 1975.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 43880

ISBN: 009911450X

Condition: Creased rear cover, a VG+ copy.


First published in hardcover in 1974. View more info

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The Angry Night (Sexton Blake Library #451).

By: Baker, W. Howard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Fleetway Publications: London.: 1960 (May).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25921

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for a little rusting to rear staple.


Sexton Blake Library no 451. Price 1/-. View more info

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Witchfinder: The Mark Of The Beast.

By: Ball, Brian N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Mayflower/Granada: London.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43885

ISBN: 0583124291

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


Supernatural novel. Written by Brian N. Ball writing as Brian Ball. Uncommon UK paperback View more info

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The Frankenstein Reader.

By: Beck, Calvin (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1962.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43297

Condition: VG copy.


Reprint anthology. Ballantine F 680. View more info

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The Necromancers.

By: Benson, Robert Hugh

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1974.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41798

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


First published in 1909. Vol 20 in the Dennis Wheatley Library Of The Occult series published by Sphere Books in the mid 1970s, with a new introduction by series editor Dennis Wheatley.''(1871-1914) UK writer, younger brother of A.C. Benson and E.F. Benson, and the most overtly religious of the three - their father, Edward White Benson (1829-1896) was Archbishop of Canterbury. The stories assembled in The Light Invisible (1903), published in the year he converte... View more info

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Born In Captivity.

By: Berry, Bryan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hamilton & Co.: London.: 1952.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26180

Condition: Page edges browned, a VG+ copy in a good pictorial (bright and unfaded) edge-worn dustjacket.


SF novel.''UK author (1930-1955) who was active for only a few years. Along with such writers as John Russell Fearn, E.C. Tubb and Kenneth Bulmer, he contributed many pulp-magazine-style sf novels to obscure paperback houses, most notably the Venus trilogy as by ''Rolf Garner''. And the Stars Remain (1952) confronts men and Martians with a superior force. BORN IN CAPTIVITY (1952) presents a rigid post-WWIII society. Other novels include Return to Earth (1951), D... View more info

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The Galactic Invaders.

By: Berry, James B.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Laser Books: Ontario.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33595

ISBN: 0373720319

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Laser 31. 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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Nuclear Weapons.

By: Berzins, Otto

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1966.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33288

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


Pan Piper MP104. View more info

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So Pale, So Cold, So Fair

By: Birkin, Charles

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Universal-Tandem: London.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43763

Condition: Remainder marks on page edges, a VG+ copy.


Horror stories. Tandem 4765. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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Atoms And Evil.

By: Bloch, Robert

Price: £5.00

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

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

Seller ID: 41823

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


Short story collection. View more info

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Snowman.

By: Bogner, Norman

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New English Library (NEL): London.: 1979.

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

Seller ID: 43812

ISBN: 0450036073

Condition: Page edges browning, a VG+ copy.


Horror novel. Very uncommon UK paperback.''it left the Himalayas crazed with hunger. It trekked across the Asian wastes, making it's way from Siberia to Alaska and down the face of North America, with a desperate craving for human flesh. Then at last, on a serene California Mountain, at a lush ski resort, it found what it was after''. View more info

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Legacy.

By: Bone, J. F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Laser Books: Ontario.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33615

ISBN: 0373720181

Condition: VG+ copy, top corner tips bruised.


Laser 18. SF novel. View more info

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Real Magic: An Introductory Treatise on the Basic Principles of Yellow Magic.

By: Bonewits, Philip Emmons Isaac

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1974.

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

Seller ID: 43774

ISBN: 0722117701

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


Vol 14 in the Dennis Wheatley Library Of The Occult series published by Sphere Books in the early 1970s, with a new introduction by Wheatley. View more info

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Books Are Everything vol 3 no 2 (issue 14).

By: BOOKS ARE EVERYTHING, (ed. R. C. Holland & Elwanda Holland)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44801

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


No 14 (Summer, 1990) issue. 72 pages. Magazine devoted to genre paperback books. View more info

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Books Are Everything vol 5 no 2 (issue 22).

By: BOOKS ARE EVERYTHING, (ed. R. C. Holland & Elwanda Holland)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44802

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


No 22 (June, 1992) issue. 84 pages. Magazine devoted to genre paperback books. View more info

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Books Are Everything vol 5 no 3 (issue 23).

By: BOOKS ARE EVERYTHING, (ed. R. C. Holland & Elwanda Holland)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44803

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


No 23 (September, 1992) issue. 72 pages. Magazine devoted to genre paperback books. View more info

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Dreamtime: Dreamcatcher.

By: Bowkett, Stephen

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Dolphin/Orion: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 17735

ISBN: 1858816521

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


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The Web: Dreamcastle.

By: Bowkett, Stephen

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dolphin/Orion: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25874

ISBN: 1858814243

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Young adult SF novel, part six-book series: other authors in the series were Eric Brown, Graham Joyce, Peter Hamilton, Stephen Baxter and Maggie Furey. View more info

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The October Country.

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ace Books Limited: London.: 1961.

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

Seller ID: 25477

Condition: Page edges browned, a good copy with a little tape on the spine.


Ace Books H422 (2/6). Contents differ to earlier editions: contains ''The Traveller'' which is reprinted from DARK CARNIVAL and did not appear in the earlier UK or US editions of THE OCTOBER COUNTRY. See Currey p. 57. View more info

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Fever Dream & Other Fantasies.

By: Bradbury, Ray (& Robert Bloch)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sphere Books.: 1970.

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

Seller ID: 03432

Condition: Page edges a little browned, a VG+ copy.


Title change: first published in the USA under the title BLOCH AND BRADBURY. View more info