Published by Mercury Press, West Cornwall, Connecticut, 1998
Magazine. Condition: Good. January 1998. 160 pp. Subscription label and bookstore stamp on front cover. Pages clean, binding firm. Slight dogeared crease on front corner. Cover shows a family taking refuge in a large tree as a glowing whitish humanoid creature stands in the foreground. "Reading the Bones" by Sheila Finch is the centerpiece of the issue. Other stories by Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Dale Bailey, Lynn B. Coulter and Steven R. Boyett. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002452
Published by Tor Books, New York, 1988
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good +. 1st Paperback Edition. 398 pp. Light spine creasing, rubbed at top of spine, thumbed. Binding sturdy. Seamus O'Neill, an unwilling diplomat and spy for the space-traveling Holy Order of St. Brigid and St. Brendan, must secure an invitation from a planet's inhabitants for his battered ship to land. Size: 12mo -- 6.75 in.
Seller Inventory # 005760
Published by Baen Books, NY ., 1994
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. 344 pp., spine uncreased, lower tip of front cover corner missing. Text very clean. Lightly thumbed. An astronaut is kidnapped and forced to suppress a mutiny on a starship and then resist an alien threat to the galaxy. Size: 12mo -- 6.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005772
Published by Berkley Highland (Berkley Publishing), NY, 1964
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. 11th Printing. 173 pp. Light rubbing of spine, front cover good, hinge starting to weaken. No markings, pages browned. Rear cover has corner crease. The classic tale of Martians arriving on earth, wielding a heat ray. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002553
Published by Outer Space Press, Daytona Beach, Fl., 1998
Leatherette-like Cloth. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 220 pp. Some dampstaining to cover, small scuffs on dj. OK as reading copy. A futurist novel about a Hispanic political party on the rise but facing a breakaway movement in Texas plus a threat from an asteroid. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 003057
Published by Warner Books, NY, 1990
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. BCE. 420 pp. Close to new, no markings. Eight students are found dead in the poet's L.A. apartment in 2047, when mental health has become a national obsession. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005212
Published by Ace Books (Grosset & Dunlap), 1987
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. 298 pp., no markings, tight, close to new. Cover art by Jim Gurney. A space war leads to the forming of an unlikely alliance of a punk rocker, an airhead and a nerd. Size: 12mo - 6.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005171
Published by Bantam, NY, 1992
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. BCE. 307 pp. Nearly new, slight spine edgewear on dj.Stains on a couple of pages. No markings. Crease on dust jacket flap. Two young men seek to learn the secrets of the gods by scaling a formidable wall of mountains. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 005713
Published by Chatham River Press, NY, 1984
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good +. Revised Edition. 472 pp. Color cover shows a couple fleeing a dragon. Crease on rear cover, no markings, light wear, strong spine. An anthology of 11 fantasy tales. Contents include "The Story of Sigurd," translated from Icelandic by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson; Also Morris's "The Wood Beyond the World," H.P. Lovecraft's "The Door that Came to Sarnath;" Ursula K. Le Guin's "The Rule of Names,", L. Frank Baum's "The Master Key," and more. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002335
Published by Doubleday, Garden City NY, 1966
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. Book Club. 154 pp. Light toning, no marks, small tear to dj on spine. A prisoner confronts the choice of whether to start a nuclear war in hopes of bringing about a better world than the overpopulated one he inhabits. Author is a leading UK science fiction writer. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004206
Published by Tor (Tom Doherty Associates), NY, 1992
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. First Edition. 294 pp. Slight rubbing of corners. Very clean, no markings. A tale about the town of Basillica on the planet Harmony. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002022
Published by Prima Publishing, Rocklin, Calif., 1998
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. 96 pp., rear cover corner creased, otherwise nearly new. Glossy color covers. A tips guide to Star Wars video game by LucasArts. Covers Playstation and PC versions. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002857
Published by Doubleday, Garden City , N.Y, 1989
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 364 pp. Some brownish stains on textblock edges, and inside of top edge of jacket. Text clean. Sticker traces on jacket. Copyright page states "First Edition -- BG" Colored endpapers. No markings. Size: 8vo -- 9.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010235
Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, NY, 1982
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 197 pp., bibliography of criticism. Front end paper missing, otherwise clean and light wear for an ex-library title. Hollow, an Ohio University professor of English, surveys Arthur C. Clarke's work. A section comparing and contrasting "2001," the novel versus the Kubrick film, is of special interest. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000684
Published by Doubleday, New York, 1989
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. 364 pp. Sticker remains on front and rear corners of dust jacket. Faint foxing along fore edge. Faint rubbing of dj corners and spine edges. Text very clean, no markings. Tight binding. Still close to new. Medium blue cloth & boards. A star near the solar system becomes a potential utopia for refugees from a crowded and corrupt Earth. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005694
Published by Global Visions, Sarasota, Florida, 1989
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. 183 pp. Very clean and fresh, little wear, no markings. An allegorical tale of 2 people who receive spiritual truths from sage Russell as they visit the planet Jashar. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001551
Published by Ballantine Books, NY, 1990
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 281 pp., numerous b&w photos scattered throughout. Virtually new, one small ding on bottom edge of front cover. No writing. Remainder slash mark across top edge. A large selection of Heinlein's letters throughout his science fiction writing career, edited by his widow. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002007
Published by Warner Books, New York, 2000
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Printing. Price sticker remains on dj corner. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge. No other markings. Book 3 in the Journeys of the Catechist series. A herdsman takes a perilous voyage, encountering various monsters. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 007133
Published by Dalmatian Press Classics, Franklin, Tenn., 2010
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Slavati, Jim (illustrator). Reprint. Almost new. Light rubbing to spine edges, light diagonal creases on front cover. Thumbed. Text clean. An attractive modern reprint of the 1818 edition of the horror classic written by Mary Shelley when she was just 26. It is classified by many as a pioneering work of science fiction. The Jim Saltvati painting used for a cover illustration shows a detail of the monster's stapled face shedding a tear. Size: 8vo --.
Seller Inventory # 009263
Published by W. B. Conkey, Chicago
Cloth. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 349 pp. in brown cloth with faded gilt titling on spine. Dimed-sized rubbed spot and moderate scuffing along right side of front cover. Cover detached from spine, but rear joint still holding. Title pages laid in Moderate toning to text. No publication date listed. Size: 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009490
Published by NAIAD, Tallahassee FL., 1987
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. First Edition. 179 pp. Nearly new, no markings in text. Small dot on front cover. Slight rubbing on spine edge. Slight thumbing of cover corners. Anthology of 10 lesbian-themed science fiction stories, including "Oh Captain My Captain" and "Jessie" a Kate Delafield story. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 0503003785
Published by A.L. Burt, NY
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Later Printing -- Home Library. 316 pp. Front hinge starting, binding still fairly firm. Light slant. Some fading to maroon spine. Frontispiece shows "Passepartout meets old natives." Part of The Home Library series. Not dated; estimated 1910-20. Text clean, still fairly bright., no foxing except on endpapers. Size: 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009404
Published by Baxter Freres, NY, 1946
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Reprint. 245 pp. Some scuffing near top edge of front cover. Rear panel of dj has water damage and is stuck to rear cover. Text is clean. Previous owner's name in ink on front endpaper. A novel about a mythical civilization destroyed by nuclear power. Originally published in 1927 as The Pallid Giant. Author was an advocate of the League of Nations. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009681
Published by George Routledge & Sons, London
Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Later Printing. 249 pp., plus 4 pp. of advertising matter at rear. No publication date but likely circa 1920. Grey green cover with stamped art nouveau design -- oval shape encompassing a villa, flanked by two torches, additional torch design on spine. Light rubbing on lower spine. Text heavily toned especially on outer margin, but clean, title page detached, laid in. Frontispiece showing two men hanging onto a hot-air balloon. A later edition of Verne's first novel, an adventure story of exploration in Africa. Size: 12mo -- 7.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009366
Published by John C. Winston Co., Chicago
Embossed Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint. 246 pp. Translated by W.H.G. Kingston. Dark green cover embossed with red acorns and titling, and pastedown sticker illustration showing people walking along a village lane. No publication date, possibly circa 1930. Novel was first published in France in 1877. Tale of a man who discovers a family living in a Scottish mine. Corners bumped, moderate foxing on endpapers. Text clean. Binding firm. Cloth on upper spine has a 2-inch slit. No jacket. Size: 8vo.
Seller Inventory # 009671
Published by Porter and Coates, Philadelphia, 1880
Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Riou, Edouard (illustrator). Alta Edition, Later Printing. Corners bumped, spine edges rubbed. Dark red cover embossed with leaf design and "Alta Edition" boxed in center of the design. 206 pp. Front hinge starting. Rear hinge severed but sewn binding intact, 4 separated rear endpaper pages laid in. 126 illustrations by Riou, 52 of them full page. Four discolored spots on rear cover. Copyright page says 1874; estimated publishing date 1880. English language, translator not identified. Part 2 of an adventure tale about an expedition trying to reach the North Pole. Size: 8vo.
Seller Inventory # 009239
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1908
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint. 370 pp. Nearly 100 full page b&w illustrations. Dark red cloth with decorative scrollwork bands across top of cover and near bottom quarter of cover. "Servadac" in cover title is smudged as is bottom scrollwork. A few faint whitish spots on rear cover. Spine faded but gilt design still visible. Hinges cracked but textblock still attached to binding. Text on quality coated paper clean and still fairly bright. Faint foxing on endpapers. Rubbing of spine edges. Reprint of Verne's adventure yarn about a comet that clips Earth and takes Hector, his sidekick Ben and others on a space voyage. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 009397
Published by John C. Winston Co., Chicago
Pebbled Leather-like Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint. 246 pp. pebbled dark green leatherlike cloth, with red titling, borders and acorn decorations. Colored pastedown on front board showing peasants walking toward a city. One-inch slit in darkened spine cloth. A few whitish rubbed dots on rear board, rubbing along rear spine corner, corners bumped, end papers foxed, textblock clean. Binding strong. No markings. No publication date for the reprint, likely circa 1920. Photos supplied upon request. Size: 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009833