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INVERSIONS, Banks, Iain M.
1 INVERSIONS
Banks, Iain M.
Orbit, 1998, 1857236262 / 9781857236262

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Salwowski, Mark
Hardcover UK, first printing and the true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A "story with two stories" about two protagonists, one a soldier and the other a doctor, in a world where social order is breaking down into chaos. As an added wrinkle, both are agents from the advanced Culture civilization. "This could be SF, of a rather sneaky sort...filled with murders, subtle poisons, and political machinations with a very personal edge." Locus - September 1998. Beautiful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mark Salwowski. Award History: 1998 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to The Extremes by Christopher Priest).

000910

Price: 45.00 USD
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RUNE, Fowler, Christopher
2 RUNE
Fowler, Christopher
Ballantine Books, 1990, 0345364732 / 9780345364739

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, James R.
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the Century UK edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The author's second novel.

004420

Price: 25.00 USD
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ANCIENT MYSTERIES READER [THE], Haining, Peter (ed) and Christopher Scott
3 ANCIENT MYSTERIES READER [THE]
Haining, Peter (ed) and Christopher Scott
Doubleday & Company, 1975, 0385098677 / 9780385098670

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Weinberg, Allen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition. Original Doubleday Review slip laid in. Moderate edge wear at head and heel of spine panel and top edge of jacket. Bumping with associated crinkling at tips. Small jacket nick in crease of rear jacket flap. Page block shows age-related wear with two small stains on lower edge. Collects eighteen stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, H. G. Wells, Lafcadio Hearn, Arthur Machen, H. P. Lovecraft, A. Merritt, B. Traven, Robert Bloch, Theodore Sturgeon and Harry Harrison. The stories are organized by theme: Subterranean Worlds, Prehistoric Man, Mythology, Lost Races, Ancient Civilisations, Legendary Continents, Mysterious Monuments, Monsters, and Gods From The Skies.

004461

Price: 10.00 USD
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DARK OF THE NIGHT: NEW TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL (SIGNED), Jones, Stephen (ed)
4 DARK OF THE NIGHT: NEW TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL (SIGNED)
Jones, Stephen (ed)
Pumpkin Books, 1997, 1901914011 / 9781901914016

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Broecker, Randy
Hardcover UK, first printing and first trade edition.(A limited edition was published simultaneously with the trade edition.) Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by the editor Stephen Jones on the title page. Original anthology with 15 new tales of horror and the supernatural. Contributing authors include: Ramsey Campbell, Jo Fletcher, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Stephen Laws, Richard Christian Matheson, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, David Case, Christopher Fowler, Roberta Lannes, Paul J. McAuley, Kim Newman, Jay Russell and Douglas E. Winter. Frontispiece drawing by Randy Broecker.
Signed by Author(s)
001304

Price: 100.00 USD
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BOOK OF DARK WISDOM: ISSUE 3, Jones, William (ed)
5 BOOK OF DARK WISDOM: ISSUE 3
Jones, William (ed)
Elder Signs Press, 2004, 0015457184 / 9780015457181

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Escher, Manfred
Very fine (unread) condition. Magazine in glossy wrapper featuring dark fiction and Lovecraftian horror fiction. Essays, fiction, poetry and interior illustrations by the following: William Jones, Marian Kensler, E.S. Magill, David Conyers, Shannon Riley, Chris Welch, Christopher Streffin, Don D'Ammassa, Richard Gavin, D.F. Lewis, Melanie Logue, Eric S. Brown, Lee Clark Zumpe, Michael Penncavage, Mark Yohalem, Justin Martin, Stephen Leclerc, Kevin Dole, David Ruiz, Mike Middleton, Bryan Reagan and Tracey Potter Zumpe.
Signed by Author(s)
002836

Price: 10.00 USD
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WING COMMANDER: PROPHECY, McCubbin, Chris
6 WING COMMANDER: PROPHECY
McCubbin, Chris
Origin, 1997, 0761512071 / 9780761512073

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First edition, first printing. Trade paperback. Official Strategy Guide for the Wing Commander: Prophecy PC game. The strategy is clean, square and without any previous owner's marks. A very nice associational item for the popular and cutting-edge (for the 1990's) space combat PC game featuring Mark Hamill returning to his role as Christopher "Maverick" Blair.

003378

Price: 25.00 USD
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SACRE BLEU: A COMEDY D'ART, Moore, Christopher
7 SACRE BLEU: A COMEDY D'ART
Moore, Christopher
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2012, 0061779741 / 9780061779749

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Bound in only a half jacket over illustrated boards, however the half dust jacket is missing from this copy. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine (unread) copy.

004821

Price: 10.00 USD
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BRISINGR: INHERITANCE BOOK THREE, Paolini, Christopher
8 BRISINGR: INHERITANCE BOOK THREE
Paolini, Christopher
Knopf, 2008, 0375826726 / 9780375826726

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Pallencar, John Jude
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Clean, square and unread copy in bright jacket without tears. Subtitled The Seven Promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular.

004567

Price: 12.00 USD
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SILMARILLION [THE], Tolkien, J. R. R. (edited by Christopher Tolkien)
9 SILMARILLION [THE]
Tolkien, J. R. R. (edited by Christopher Tolkien)
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977, 0395257301 / 9780395257302

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Tolkien, J.R.R.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. (Previously published in in the UK by George Allen & Unwin.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. True first issue with all points present per Hammond A15c: "First Printing" and "First American Edition" is stated followed by full number line on the copyright page. Price $10.95 intact on front jacket flap with "Father Giles of Ham" listed instead of "Farmer Giles" of Ham in the book publication list in the front endpapers (page 3). Broken type on right edge of lines 28-29 and 30-32 on page 229. Red top stain on type block and boards are green cloth with silver spine lettering and copper devices. Fold-out map of Beleriand is clean, intact without tears and still attached to rear free endpaper. Jacket is frayed and chipped at tips and head and heel of spine panel. Several jacket creases at top edge of front panel with one jagged but closed tear 1.5 cm in lenght. Handling and age-related wear to page block edges, but normal for a book this age. Faint scuff mark on top edge of page block. Defects said, still a straight, square copy with a tight binding and without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. "Major work of mythology that Tolkien held in higher esteem that The Lord of the Rings." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature *4A-251. Award History: 1978 Locus Award Winner for Best Fantasy Novel.

003864

Price: 75.00 USD
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