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Space on my hands

By: Brown, Fredric

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Shasta Publishers: 1951-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180413001

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Stated First Edition 1951 Shasta Publishers 224 pages. Very Good+, in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to brown cloth boards with black titles - corners sharp. A few tiny spots to red topstain and two very small written dates on the FFEP keep this classic from Near Fine. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to unclipped original DJ - now in mylar. Slight age-toning to DJ interior flap edges and some dust soiling to rear panel. Very light off-setting to endpapers. The author's second SF book and first collection of SF short stories. Includes "Daymare," his classic SF detecti... View more info

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Tarzan and the Golden Lion

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers [1958]: 1958-01-01

Seller ID: 141108007

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, Stated 1923 but is probably 50's Grosset & Dunlap, New York, NY 332 pages. Near Fine in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to tan cloth boards with black titles and illustration-corners sharp, binding solid. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to unclipped DJ (DJ flap at top corner has code 125125) -now in mylar. No previous owner markings-all pages are clean and crisp-black topstain. Dust-jacket art by C. Edmund Monroe. Map endpapers by Rafael Palacios. Decorated title page. Bookstore stamp from the famous "Hudsons" Dept Store of Detroit, Mich at bottom of inside rear cover. The... View more info

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Jungle Tales of Tarzan

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1950-01-01

Seller ID: 170803003

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, Stated 1919 but is probably 1950 Grosset & Dunlap, New York, NY 319 pages. Near Fine in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to tan cloth boards with dark brown titles and illustration-corners sharp. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to unclipped DJ (DJ flap at top corner has code 125125) -now in mylar. No previous owner markings-all pages are clean and crisp. Dust-jacket art by C. Edmund Monroe. Map endpapers by Rafael Palacios. Decorated title page. Bookstore stamp from the famous "Hudsons" Dept Store of Detroit, Mich at bottom of inside rear cover. The sixth entry in the Tar... View more info

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The Moon is Hell

By: Campbell, John W.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Fantasy Press: 1951-01-01

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 180806007

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, Stated First Edition (Currey Binding A), Fantasy Press, 1951, 256 pages. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Purple cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp. All pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. Previous owner?s stamp on inside front cover and FFEP. A touch of foxing to top of text block. Minor offsetting to endpapers. Very Good DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear with some foxing at edges and on reverse side of DJ- now in mylar. The story is a grim day to day record of thirteen scientists as they struggle with the hostile Moon environment and with themselves. A logical suspenseful sto... View more info

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A Suitor from the Stars

By: Craig, Colin

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Thomas & Evans: 1928-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140905004

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, First Edition 1928 Thomas and Evans Baltimore, MD 175 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to dark red cloth boards with gilt titles-corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear and a couple of small chips to DJ-now in mylar. No previous owner marks-all pages are clean and crisp, end papers are clean. Overall a very handsome copy. During an interplanetary war an alien from a distant star system arrives on earth and takes possession of a human body while tracking a traitorous member of his race. This sounds like the plot to the SF Movie "The Hidden" which is a ... View more info

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THE MYSTERIOUS PLANET by Kenneth Wright [pseudonym] ...

By: Del Rey, Lester, writing as Kenneth Wright.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company,: 1953-01-01

Seller ID: 150904001

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with the scarce DJ, Stated First Edition 1953 John C. Winston 209 pages. Very Good in a Fair to Good DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to rust colored cloth boards with yellow titles - corners lightly bumped with a touch of wear to tips. Major shelf/edge wear to scarce DJ (29 Winston titles listed on the rear panel), chipping to three corners of the front panel, one corner of the rear panel and the head of the spine, tape repair to large crease and tear to rear panel, DJ now in mylar with a paper backing. No previous owner marks - all pages are clean and crisp, endpapers decorat... View more info

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The hills were liars,: A novel

By: Hughes, Riley

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Bruce Pub. Co: 1955-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 161021003

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, First Edition 1955 Bruce Publishing 250 pages. Near Fine, in a Very Good+ DJ. Aquamarine cloth with gilt titles - corners sharp. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Previous owner small and plain address label on FFEP. All pages are bright, clean and crisp with no sign of age-toning - book would be graded fine if not for the label. This is a novel of the post-atomic age, when civilization has been almost completely destroyed and the only people who remain are widely scattered "islands of humanity" living very much the way they did in the Stone Age. [T... View more info

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Elak of Atlantis

By: Kuttner, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gryphon Pubns: 1985-03-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160602003

ISBN: 0936071001

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, #492 0f 500 copies, 1985 Stated First Edition Gryphon Books 210 pages. Near Fine in illustrated wraps. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner marks. OCLC-12928266. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Explore the origins of Sword & Sorcery with Henry Kuttner?s Elak of Atlantis. Published in Weird Tales to satisfy fans of Conan the Barbarian in the wake of Robert E. Howard's death, the four long stories depict a brutal world of flashing swords and primal magic, touched by a hint of Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos. Never collected in a mass market edition since their p... View more info

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The Man in the High Castle: A novel

By: Philip K. Dick

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1962-01-01

Seller ID: 170225004

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, BCE (Book Club Edition) Dated 1962 but DJ cover art (Tony Gleeson) is from 1980 G. P. Putnam's Sons 218 pages. Near Fine, in a NF DJ. Creme cloth spine with bold black titles over orange paper boards - corners sharp. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to unpriced DJ, colors bold and rear panel has the number code 03686 - DJ now in mylar. Story of an Alternate history of North America, where Nazis had won World War II. In the post-World War II, early 1960's Era, Nazi Germany and Japan, jointly occupy the USA. Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel, One of the Greatest Science Fiction... View more info

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Old Man's War

By: Scalzi, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tor Science Fiction: 2007-01-15

Seller ID: 170215001

ISBN: 0765348276

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, Signed by the Author 2007 Stated First Mass Market Edition Tor 314 pages. Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers, spine is uncreased but has a small wrinkle to it. The book is unread and tight. Old Man's War is a military science fiction and debut novel by John Scalzi published in 2005. It was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2006. It was optioned by Paramount Pictures in 2011. A very nice signed copy. LOC SSS-32 View more info

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Thunder and Roses [Import] [Hardcover] by Sturgeon, Theodore

By: Sturgeon, Theodore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1957-01-01

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: LV-P4CO-EI4C

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First British Edition 1957 Michael Joseph Publishing London 255 pages. Very Good in a VG DJ. Black boards with white titles - corners sharp. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear, foxing and a bit of soiling to DJ-now in mylar. Minor browning and just a hint of foxing to endpapers, tiny green shadow across top edge of text block. No notes or writing - all 255 pages are bright, clean and crisp. Collection of stories by Sturgeon in the scarce British Edition - a handsome copy. LOC SSS-18 View more info

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Fantastic Tales by Tarchetti, I.U.; Venuti, Lawrence; Pearson, Jim

By: Tarchetti, I.U.; Venuti, Lawrence [Editor]; Pearson, Jim [Illustrator];

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mercury House Neglected Literary Classics: 1992-01-01

Seller ID: 17-ACZO-0MZY

ISBN: 156279020X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover-1992 Mercury House CA. Near Fine in a NF DJ, Black cloth boards with copper titles, corners sharp-all edges copper. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to DJ...no notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. ISBN-156279020X.LOC SSS-24 View more info