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Image for The Loch Ness Monster.

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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Demonstrand.

By: Alexander, Robert (aka Robert Haining)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Corgi: London.: 1982.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45289

ISBN: 0552118753

Condition: Slight spine lean, page edges browning, a VG+ copy.


Supernatural novel: ''sinister forces from the past haunted the blood-red sands of the place they called Demon-Strand''. Very uncommon UK paperback (the only edition published). 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

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Doctor Who: Frontier Worlds.

By: Anghelides, Peter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: BBC Books: London.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25665

ISBN: 0563555890

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


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 though sometimes over-baroque use of Pastoral and other parallels; its sequel, Phthor (1975), is less far-reaching, less irrit... 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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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 format has often caused it to be classified as a magazine Wollheim selected primarily from WEIRD TALES, emphasizing the works o... 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 format has often caused it to be classified as a magazine Wollheim selected primarily from WEIRD TALES, emphasizing the works of... 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 format has often caused it to be classified as a magazine Wollheim selected primarily from WEIRD TALES, emphasizing the works ... 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: £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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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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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

Image for The Angry Night (Sexton Blake Library #451).

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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Doctor Who: Fear Of The Dark.

By: Baxendale, Trevor

Price: £8.00

Publisher: BBC Books: London.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25653

ISBN: 0563538651

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


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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 converted to Roman Catholicism, utilize supernatural devices for homiletic purposes, as does the sequence of Club Stories assembled i... View more info

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The Fourth Fontana Book Of Great Horror Stories (Hugh Lamb's copy)..

By: Bernard, Christine (ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 34433

ISBN: 0006120539

Condition: Page edges browning, a G/VG copy.


Part reprint, part original horror anthology. 17 volumes published in total between 1966-1984 of THE FONTANA BOOK OF GREAT HORROR STORIES, the first four edited by Christine Bernard, and the rest by Mary Danby. ''First published in Fontana Books, August 1969'' stated on the copyright page. Hugh Lamb's copy, with his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside back cover. View more info

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The Third Fontana Book Of Great Horror Stories (Hugh Lamb's copy)..

By: Bernard, Christine (ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45341

Condition: Page edges browning, a VG copy.


Part reprint, part original horror anthology. 17 volumes published in total between 1966-1984 of THE FONTANA BOOK OF GREAT HORROR STORIES, the first four edited by Christine Bernard, and the rest by Mary Danby. ''First published in Fontana Books, March 1968'' stated on the copyright page. Hugh Lamb's copy, with his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside back cover. 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), Dread Visitor (1952) and The Venom Seekers (1953). The Venus trilogy - Resurgent Dust (1953), The Immortals (1953) and The Ind... 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 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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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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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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Doctor Who: Unnatural History.

By: Blum, Jonathan (& Kate Orman)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: BBC Books: London.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25681

ISBN: 0563555769

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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Infinite Requiem: Doctor Who, The New Adventures.

By: Blythe, Daniel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Doctor Who Books/Virgin: London.: 1995.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 21015

ISBN: 0426204379

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


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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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Doctor Who: Last Man Running.

By: Boucher, Chris

Price: £8.00

Publisher: BBC Books: London.: 1999.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 45501

ISBN: 0563405945

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


First published in 1998. 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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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

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To Sir With Love.

By: Braithwaite, E. R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ace Books Limited: London.: 1961.

Edition: First British paperback edition.

Seller ID: 41910

Condition: Covers creased, a VG copy.


Ace H425: ''an outspoken Blackboard Jungle story of a Negro teacher in a tough school in London's East End''. First published in hardcover in 1959. Made into a film in 1967. A very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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Outlaw Breed.

By: Brand, Max

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Corgi: London.: 1960.

Edition: First British paperback edition.

Seller ID: 37878

Condition: A touch of spine lean, ink scribbling on inner front cover, page edges browning, a VG+ copy (with bright, unmarked front cover).


First published in hardcover in 1955. Corgi Western SW782. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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The Howling 111.

By: Brandner, Gary

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Arrow Books: London.: 1988.

Seller ID: 44669

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


First Arrow printing, but preceded by a 1985 Hamlyn paperback original. View more info

Image for Five Long Short Stories From ''It Takes All Kinds''.

Five Long Short Stories From ''It Takes All Kinds''.

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1945.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41949

Condition: VG copy.


Avon 24. View more info

The Web: Download to the Future (signed by the author).

By: Brown, Eric

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dolphin: London.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 09839

ISBN: 1858816432

Condition: Fine copy but for small ink smudge along top edge.


Young adult sf novel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info