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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Science Fiction and Fantasy: Authors A-C
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1.
Anderson, Poul  
The Best of Poul Anderson

Publisher: Pocket Books, 1976..
Second printing, a Fine copy save a stray dust mark at heel; really tight and square.

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2.
Anthony, Piers  
Question Quest

Publisher: Tor, 1991..
First edition hardback, a Fine copy in a Near Fine dust jacket with a crease to corner of front flap. The Fourteenth Xanth novel. Not the sort ofthing I usually carry, but it came over in an auction lot.

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3.
Asimov, Isaac  
Nine Tomorrows

Publisher: Doubleday, 1959.
Early reprint ($3.50 on dust jacket, no First Edition statement on copyright page), an Ex-Library copy with the usual flaws, otherwise Good+ with hinges starting to crack, heavy wear at heel, tape ghosts to endpapers, dampstaining to last few pages, in a Very Good- dust jacket with sticker on spine, tape on flaps, and general wear along spine. Reading copy of this early Asimov collection, which includes "The Last Question" (a personal favorite) and "The Ugly Little Boy." Plus a few pages of rejection slips in the form of poems!

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4.
Aylett, Steve  
The Inflatable Volunteer

Publisher: Indigo, 2000..
Trade paperback reprint, a Near Fine- copy with a 1/8" x 3/8" sticker pull on top front cover, otherwise apparently new and unread. More Aylett weirdness I'm sure...

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5.
Baker, Scott.  
Symbiote's Crown

Publisher: Berkley, 1978..
Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG+ with serious spine creasing, lean, corner creases and wear to back cover. SF novel.

Appr.: | AUD 2.63 CAD 2.60 EUR 1.79 GBP 1.52 JPY 200.00 MXN 33.33 ZAR 26.67 

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6.
Banks, Iain  
A Song of Stone

Publisher: Little Brown Abacus, 1997..
First edition hardback, a Fine copy in a VG dust jacket with a thin, 3/4" hole in the front (this is on a white area inside a dust jacket protector with a white backing, so it's a little less noticeable than it would be otherwise). True first edition that precedes the American edition. .

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7.
Banks, Iain  
Stonemouth

Publisher: Little Brown (UK), 2012.
Second printing of the hardback first edition, a Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket, new and unread. His second to last novel. Man comes back home for a funeral; complications ensue.

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8.
Banks, Iain  
The Quarry

Publisher: Little Brown (UK), 2013..
Fourth printing of the hardback first edition, a Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket, new and unread. Banks' last novel, alas.

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9.
Barnes, John  
One for the Morning Glory

Publisher: Tor, 1996.
First Edition, Hardback F/F. Fantasy.

Appr.: | AUD 5.26 CAD 5.19 EUR 3.57 GBP 3.05 JPY 400.00 MXN 66.67 ZAR 53.33 

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10.
Barrett, Jr., Neal  
Through Darkest America

Publisher: Worldwide Library, 1988..
First paperback edition, a NF copy with faint spine creasing and a wrinkle at heel. Part of the Asimov Presents line. One of Neal’s better novels. Recommended.

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11.
Beagle, Peter S.  
A Fine and Private Place

Publisher: Del Rey, 1982..
Paperback reprint, NF- with spine creasing and edgewear. Celebrated love story set in a cemetery, with characters both living and dead.

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12.
Bear, Elizabeth  
Shoggoths in Bloom

Publisher: Prime, 2012..
First edition trade paperback original, a Near Fine- copy with a thin 1" cut to left side of cut and a 1" lamination pull to bottom rear just below UPC code, otherwise new and unread. Short story collection.

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13.
Bear, Greg  
Slant

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates, NY [c1997].
"In the sixth decade of the 21st century, the world has been transformed by two things. Nanotechnology has been perfected, giving humans the ability to change their environment and themselves down to the cellular level. And the study of the mind has brought a revolution in both human psychotherapy and artificial intelligence. ...Data is the great treasure of the new millennium…" Color pictorial dust jacket art by Jim Burns; VG. Stock#31301.

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14.
Bear, Greg  
Heads

Publisher: Legend (UK), 1990.
First Edition, Hardback F/F. Novella set in the same universe as Slant, Moving Mars, and Queen of Angels. It can also be read as a thinly veiled indictment of L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology.

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15.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920- .  
The Machineries of Joy. Short Stories.

Publisher: Bantam Books, NY [July 1965].
213 p. The Machineries of Joy; The One Who Waits; Tyrannosaurus Rex; The Vacation; The Drummer Boy of Shiloh; Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar!; Almost the End of the World; Perhaps We Are Going Away; And the Sailor, Home from the Sea; El Día de Muerte; The Illustrated Woman; Some Live Like Lazarus; A Miracle of Rare Device; And So Died Riabouchinska; The Beggar on O'Connell Bridge; Death and the Maiden; A Flight of Ravens; The Best of All Possible Worlds; The Lifework of Juan Diaz; To the Chicago Abyss; The Anthem Sprinters. Paper; ink owner name; good+. Stock#24718.

Appr.: | AUD 8.88 CAD 8.77 EUR 6.03 GBP 5.14 JPY 675.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 90.00 

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16.
Bradfield, Scott  
The Secret Life of Houses

Publisher: Unwin Hyman (UK), 1988.
First Edition, Hardback Fine/Fine-, with very slight head and heel bumping, and very faint rubbing to the back of the white dj. The author's first book, a slipstream short story collection from which Ellen Datlow plucked the delightfully twisted "The Darling" for one of her Year's Bests. Later reprinted in the US as The Dream of the Wolf

Appr.: | AUD 10.53 CAD 10.39 EUR 7.14 GBP 6.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 133.33 ZAR 106.67 

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17.
Bryant, Edward  
Cinnabar

Publisher: Macmillan, 1976.
First Edition, Hardback Ex-Library copy, with all the usual flaws, otherwise NF/NF with some rubbing and spine lean. Ed swears that most of these ended up as roadfill somewhere.

Appr.: | AUD 3.95 CAD 3.90 EUR 2.68 GBP 2.29 JPY 300.00 MXN 50.00 ZAR 40.00 

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18.
Burroughs, Edgar Rice with J. Allen St. John, illustrator  
Tarzan and the Leopard Men

Publisher: Burroughs, Tarzana CA, 1935, 1st edition, hardcover, (G/G-).
Burroughs, Tarzana CA, 1935, 1st edition stated (Zeuschner: 618, Heins: LeM-1), 332 pages, 4 b&w glossy plates by St. John, 5 in. x 7.75 in., hardcover, blue pebbled cloth with orange titles, top page edges tinted red, corners slightly bumped with mild wear, light shelf-wear, spine ends bumped and worn with 1 tiny dark spot at top, front cover shows 4 very faint small pale spots, good- laminated dust jacket with bumping and wear to corners and spine ends, fore-edge of rear flap previously trimmed, jacket spine is chipped along hinges and is missing half-inch pieces at either end (interferes with titles), jacket backed with brown paper tape by previous owner - tape visible at spine ends, dust jacket protected in a new archival plastic cover, former owner’s pencil inscription and 2 small numbers in fountain pen ink on front endpapers, paste-down endpapers show very minor soil as well as remains of former protective cover, two tiny pieces of frontis stuck to title page (leaving corresponding tiny abraded marks on plate and grey areas on title page), fore-edge of frontis very slightly chipped, pages slightly age-toned with light soil on a few, several pages had creased upper corners (now unfolded), light pencil check marks on title list at end, otherwise contents clean & tight, book good {Notwithstanding its detailed description, the full-color, wrap-around dust jacket - illustrated by St. John - is quite nice and shows well in its new cover.} (G/G-) 2160 [Ssss1211PM]

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19.
Burroughs, Edgar Rice with John Coleman Burroughs, illustrator  
Escape on Venus

Publisher: Burroughs Inc., 1946, first edition stated, hardcover, (VG-/G-).
Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc., Tarzana CA, 1946, first edition stated, Zeuschner-126, 347 pages, list of illustrations, Burroughs’ foreword at front, illustrated in b&w with 5 glossy plates (including frontis), front endpapers decorated with map of Amtor, 5.25 in. x 7.75 in., hardcover, blue pebbled cloth with red titles and decoration, top page edges tinted red, corners mildly bumped with very minor wear, spine ends show slight bumping and slight wear, good- dust jacket with bumping and wear to corners, a little loss from chipping to corners, jacket spine is missing 0.25 in. piece across top (interferes with “Escape On...” of titles) and is also missing a 1.75 in. piece at base, upper edge of jacket has a few short closed tears, panels very mildly scuffed with slight soil to spine and rear panel, clear tape from previous owner on reverse of jacket, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, pages mildly age-toned, previous owner’s ink inscription on first blank leaf, otherwise contents clean and tight, book very good- {Though no longer perfect, the dust jacket as a whole shows very nicely in its new cover and the fantastical illustration on the front panel is still bright.} (VG-/G-) 2064 [SSss0212EC]

Appr.: | AUD 72.37 CAD 71.43 EUR 49.11 GBP 41.92 JPY 5,500.00 MXN 916.67 ZAR 733.33 

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20.
Burroughs, Edgar Rice.  
The People That Time Forgot

Publisher: Ace, 1973..
Reprint paperback, a NF- copy with slight edgewear, slight spine lean, and a faint crease. Frank Frazetta cover.

Appr.: | AUD 3.95 CAD 3.90 EUR 2.68 GBP 2.29 JPY 300.00 MXN 50.00 ZAR 40.00 

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21.
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.  
Nova Express.

Publisher: Grove Press, NY [1964]. 'First Printing'.
187 p. "Burroughs has again created a masterpiece of fantasy and reality, a carnival of horrors, a doomsday confrontation of man and his world. ...The common language and images of the modern world are brought back to us in unexpected guises, horrible and funny. ...[this work] intensifies the note which serious critics detected in the earlier book: the author's insistence that what he proposes be literally taken by us as a prescription for our sanity." Dj, in mylar, has small closed tear at bottom of front & mended tear at spine top; VG+. Stock#24754.

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22.
Burroughs. Edgar Rice.  
The Lad and the Lion

Publisher: Ace, no date (given the $1.95 price, I'd guess sometime in the 1970s).
Paperback reprint (possibly the first Ace edition, as there are no additional printings listed) a Fine- copy with just a couple of small check marks to titles at rear and yellowing of pages, otherwise tight, square and apparently unread.

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23.
Butler, Octavia  
Clay's Ark

Publisher: St. Martins, 1984.
First Edition, Hardback Ex-Library copy, with all the usual flaws, otherwise F-/F-.

Appr.: | AUD 13.16 CAD 12.99 EUR 8.93 GBP 7.62 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 133.33 

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24.
Campbell, John W.  
The Black Star Passes

Publisher: Ace (F-346), 1953.
Presumably the first paperback edition (PBO), a Fine- copy with a tiny bit of bumping at head and even less at heel. An Arcot, Wade and Morey space opera adventure.

Appr.: | AUD 3.95 CAD 3.90 EUR 2.68 GBP 2.29 JPY 300.00 MXN 50.00 ZAR 40.00 

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25.
Cassada, Jackie  
Shadows on the Hill (Immortal Eyes Trilogy Book Two)

Publisher: White Wolf, 1996..
First edition paperback original (PBO), NF+ copy with thin black line at head, otherwise new and unread. Sequel to The Toybox.

Appr.: | AUD 6.58 CAD 6.49 EUR 4.46 GBP 3.81 JPY 500.00 MXN 83.33 ZAR 66.67 

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26.
Cavendish, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1623-1673.  
The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World.

Publisher: London, Printed by A. Maxwell... M.DC.LX.VIII [1668]; facsimile transcription c1990, Women Writers Project, Brown Univ..
83 p.; 28 cm. "Written By the Thrice Noble, Illus*trious, and Excellent Princesse, The Duches*s of Newcas*tle." "This text has been transcribed from the copy located at the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California... and is a Draft-in-Process from the Brown University Women Writers Project, an NEH-funded research effort to produce and disseminate texts of pre-Victorian women writers." Wikipedia states that this is one of the earliest examples of science fiction. Computer printout glued? in flexible maroon covers, typed front-cover label; copy of Prof. Walter R. Davis with his copious pencil annotations throughout; good. stock#968.

Appr.: | AUD 23.03 CAD 22.73 EUR 15.63 GBP 13.34 JPY 1,750.00 MXN 291.67 ZAR 233.33 

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27.
Chant, Joy.  
The Grey Mane of Morning.

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. (UK), 1977..
First edition hardback, an Ex-Library copy with all the usual flaws, otherwise F-/F- with slight bumping to dj head. A prequel to Red Moon and Black Mountain.

Appr.: | AUD 3.95 CAD 3.90 EUR 2.68 GBP 2.29 JPY 300.00 MXN 50.00 ZAR 40.00 

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28.
Clarke, Arthur C.  
The Wind from the Sun, Stories from the Space Age
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Publisher: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, New York;1972.
Fine cloth hardback, G- DJ. Cover with minimal shelf wear. DJ has little wear, 2 tear on bottom front. Tight binding. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, viii + 178 pp.

Appr.: | AUD 13.16 CAD 12.99 EUR 8.93 GBP 7.62 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 133.33 

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29.
Clarke, Arthur C.; Lee, Gentry  
Rama II, The Sequel to Rendezvous with Rama
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Publisher: Bantam Books, New York; 1989.
Fine paper over board hardback, Fine DJ. Cover and DJ with minimal shelf wear. Tight binding. End papers and pp look unused. ix + 406 pp.

Appr.: | AUD 16.45 CAD 16.23 EUR 11.16 GBP 9.53 JPY 1,250.00 MXN 208.33 ZAR 166.67 

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30.
Crichton, Michael.  
The Andromeda Strain.

Publisher: NY: Knopf, 1969..
Bookclub. VG+ in like dj. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 5.92 CAD 5.84 EUR 4.02 GBP 3.43 JPY 450.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 60.00 

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31.
Crowley, John.  
Novelty.

Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Foundation, 1989..
First edition hardback, an Ex-Library copy, with all the usual flaws, otherwise a tight, F/F, apparently unread copy. A collection of four novellas, "The Nightingale Sings at Night," "Great Work of Time," "In Blue," and "Novelty."

Appr.: | AUD 2.63 CAD 2.60 EUR 1.79 GBP 1.52 JPY 200.00 MXN 33.33 ZAR 26.67 

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32.
Davidson, Avram  
Peregrine: Secundus

Publisher: Berkley Books, 1981..
First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with creasing to front cover corner.

Appr.: | AUD 2.63 CAD 2.60 EUR 1.79 GBP 1.52 JPY 200.00 MXN 33.33 ZAR 26.67 

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