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1 Norton, Andre Catseye
Middlesex, England Penguin 1962 Mass Market Paperback Very Good- 


Spine slightly slanted/creased, inside covers starting to yellow. A clean, unmarked copy.

"Troy spoke, and then wished he hadn't, as his words echoed hollowly. 'Merchant Kyger - is there anything wrong?' Kryger continued to stare and Troy at last knew the truth - he was looking at a dead man."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" Tall
003649 
Price: 3.75 USD

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2 Norton, Andre Dark Piper
New York Fawcett Crest 1980 0449243281 / 9780449243282 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine slightly creased, slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, some darkening, a little yellowing but text is clean and unmarked.

"The ten planet war had ended, and Griss Lugard had come home to Beltane, the biological-experimental station in deep, deep, space. He had warned the council of the dangers of peace. The war had destroyed worlds beyond imagining, and the refugees were sure to come, unerring in their determination to have a new home at any price. But Grisss's warnings had gone unheeded. Now, deep in an uncharted region of this planet's untamed surface, a small band of survivors must face the dangers of mutant monsters running wild on an empty world gone mad."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
003462 
Price: 2.95 USD

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3 Norton, Andre; Padgett, Lewis; Moore, C. L. Daybreak - 2250 A.D./ Beyond Earth's Gates (Ace Double D-69)
New York Ace Books 1954 First Thus Mass Market Paperback Good 


Ace Double D-69. I believe this is the first paperback printing of Daybreak and the first printing in book form of Beyond Earth's Gates. Paper torn from spine for 2" at top, extending to bottom left corner of 'Beyond' cover. Spine is somewhat scuffed, there is some edge wear, bumping, and reading creases to covers. Someone appears to have taken a pin and pricked the 'Daybreak' cover once and 'Beyond' cover half a dozen times making small holes, three of which extend into the text block. Owner's name inside both covers, pages browned but otherwise clean and unmarked.

"It is 200 years after the destruction when Fors sets off to explore the empty lands to the north. He is a member of a clan which concerns itself with recapturing the knowledge and skills of their ancestors. By adding to that knowledge, Fors hopes to win a place as one of the leaders of his clan.
The imaginative descriptions of deserted cities, ruined highways, subhuman Beast Things all serve as a backdrop to Fors' dangerous adventure. . ." Denver Post
Original Title: "Star Man's Son"
"Beyond Earth's Gates": "The loveliest girl in two worlds - and the deadliest! Under Eddie Burton's management the ambitious starlet Lorna Maxwell seemed headed for the top of Broadway's glamorous world of make-believe. And then she vanished - through a wall where there was no door. Eddie found himself plunging after her into a city beyond reality."; 5" - 6" Tall
004533 
Price: 7.25 USD

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4 Norton, Andre High Sorcery
New York Ace Books 1970 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Morrow, Gray [cover]; Gaughan, Jack [interior]

Paperback original. Very slight edgewear. Text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked.

"Craike, a man hunted in two worlds...Miss Rutheven, whose needles pointed to secret kingdoms...Dagmar, with the fatal fascination of Helen of Troy...Ully, whose music touched the powers before mankind...Tamisan, the sorceress who found herself the victim of her toys...These, and others unlike them, inhabit Andre Norton's world of HIGH SORCERY, where the primeval desires and fears of man --- his loving and loathing --- are merged with his dreams of future knowledge and technological power. Those who have enjoyed the alchemy of Norton's other mind-bending tales should enjoy these!"; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
004416 
Price: 7.00 USD

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5 Norton, Andre Key out of Time (Ace F-287)
New York, NY Ace Books 1963 Apparent First Edition Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine/covers show some shelf wear/scuffing. Spine has a crack, but everything is still firmly attached to covers. Foxing

One of Norton's Ross Murdock time travel novels (The Time Traders, etc.). Ace F-287. "Time Agents Ross Murdock and Gordon Ashe, aided by a Polynesian girl and her team of telepathic dolphins, probe the mystery of the sea-planet men have named Hawaika. Its cities and civilizations have vanished, but our agents are snatched back through a Time Gate and marooned in the midst of the struggle for power that must have destroyed the planet.
"The richness which Andre Norton lavishes on her portraits of the wonder-worlds of the universe, the subtle warmth of the empathic relations she portrays between men and mutated animals, and above all the mysteries she suggests and half-reveals -- these, in the words of another book, are stories, O my brothers!" P. Schuyler Miller (Analog); 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall
000820 
Price: 3.95 USD

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6 Norton, Andre Lord of Thunder
New York Ace Books 1962 Mass Market Paperback Very Good- 


Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear/bumping, 1/4" tear at top of spine. Text somewhat yellowed. A clean, unmarked copy.

"Why should all the native tribes on the planet Arzor be gathering in the sinister and almost unknown country of the Peaks at the height of the terrible dry season when no one could long survive away from shelter and water? To find the answer, Hosteen Storm, a Beast Master relocated here after Terra's destruction in a galactic war, is sent into the Peaks on this mission of utmost danger. With his animal scouting team, Storm discovers a fantastic world underground and a plat against the off-worlders. Could he avert total disaster?"; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
003662 
Price: 3.45 USD

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7 Norton, Andre No Night Without Stars
New York Fawcett Crest 1979 0449232646 / 9780449232644 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine, covers slightly creased, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little darkening. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"Thery possessed the knowledge he sought---but first Sander had to find them. The Before People. The few who had survived earth's devastation. If he reached them, he could learn the legendary skills that would set him apart, make him powerful. On his search through the desolate land Sander met Fanyi. She, too, was searching for the secret stronghold of the Before People. For her own, very different reasons. Together, they met unimagined terrors and strange perils. And suddenly they discovered themselves in deadly combat with an unexpected evil that threatened their sanity - -as well as their lives."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
003464 
Price: 2.95 USD

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8 Norton, Andre Red Hart Magic
New York Ace Books 1979 0441711006 / 9780441711000 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 
Illustrated by Diamond, Donna

Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, bookstore stamp inside cover. A little yellowing but text is clean and unmarked.

"What is the magic of the Red Hart Inn, an exquisite model of an old English Inn that triggers three strange and exciting adventures back into earlier centuries for its two owners? Chris Fitton and his new stepsister Nan Mallory, both lonely and unhappy, must test their courage through three tumultuous periods of English history in this skillfully written time-warp fantasy. What they learn about themselves and each other enables them to live more fully in their own time."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
003463 
Price: 3.95 USD

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9 Norton, Andre Star Gate
New York Ace Books 1958 Mass Market Paperback Very Good- 


Spine slightly, light creasing at corners. Text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"When Kincar s'Rud, of mixed Gorthian and Star Lord blood, followed the Star Lords through the shimmering gate that led to alternate universes, he found himself on a Gorth entirely different from the world he had known. At first the Gorthians appeared to be the same, but his former friends turned out to be his enemies. For they were the people his friends might have been, had they made different choices at crucial moments in their lives. And soon Kincar and his real allies would have to confront their own evil, might-have-been selves."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
004676 
Price: 3.90 USD

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10 Norton, Andre Star Guard
New York Ace Books 1974 0449236463 / 9780449236468 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Minor shelfwear, small crease on front cover. Notes on half-title page, otherwise text is clean and unmarked.

"They were Terrans, considered by Central Control to be the ideal mercenaries of the galaxy. Divided into "Hordes" and "Legions," the former serving on primitive worlds with hand weapons, the latter indulging in technical warfare on more advanced planets. These men of death followed orders perfectly -- until rumors of whole unit annihilations began to spread. . ."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
004677 
Price: 3.95 USD

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11 Norton, Andre The Crossroads of Time
New York Ace Books 1956 Not Stated Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Ace #12311. Spine and covers a bit creased, spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear and rubbing to covers, page 110 creased. Numbers written on front free end paper and title page. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. No edition stated, but this book appears to have been printed about the mid 1960s.

"Everything gets a second chance! That's the shattering discovery Blake Walker made when he learned that there are innumerable parallel worlds-on each of which history has taken a different alternate path!"; 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall
002217 
Price: 4.90 USD

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12 Norton, Andre The Crystal Gryphon
London Penguin 1976 0140470832 / 9780140470833 Mass Market Paperback Good 
Illustrated by Smee, David (cover)

A Peacock Book published by Penguin, this appears to be the first UK paperback printing of this novel, with an interesting pictorial cover by David Smee. Spine is somewhat creased and slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and soiling, reading crease, owner's name on front end paper. Some browning but text is unmarked.

"Kerovan of Ulmsdale is born different from other children: he has small hoofs instead of feet, and his strange eyes are the colour of amber. Fearful tales spread about Kerovan - but is he really a monster, or has he inherited some of the power of the mysterious Old Ones who inhabited his country long ago? And what about the potent magic of the crystal globe he sends to the bride he has never seen?"; 6" - 7" Tall
005469 
Price: 7.00 USD

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13 Norton, Andre The Defiant Agents
New York Ace Books 1978 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Melzer, Davis [cover]

One crease on spine, minor edgewear & bumping, PO name inside. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"Travis Fox, once the unwilling captive of the runaway spaceship Galactic Derelict, has volunteered - eagerly this time - for the mission to colonize Topaz. But when he and his fellow Apaches find themselves reverting to the ways of their ancient warrior-race, just as the expedition from Russia has been transformed into a Mongol Horde encamped across the mountains, it becomes clear that more than their own lives are at stake."; 6" - 7" Tall
005740 
Price: 3.00 USD

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14 Norton, Andre The Sioux Spaceman
New York Ace Books 1960 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Ace Book #76801, 133 pp. Some scuffing, & edgewear, corners bumped, reading crease at hinge. Publisher's edge-coloring has seeped into text margins towards front. Text is clean and unmarked.

This copy includes a 10 page profile of Andre Norton by Lin Carter.
"Kade Whitehawk had two strikes against him in the Space Service. First, he had bungled his assignment on the planet Lodi. Second, he believed all creatures had a right to freedom and dignity -- and having such opinions was strictly against the rules.
But when he was assigned to Klor, he found the Ikkinni there -- tortured yet defiant slaves of a vicious tyrant race.
Right then Kade swung at the last pitch. For rules or no rules, the Sioux spaceman knew that he had to help these strange creatures gain their freedom . . . and that he alone, because of his Indian blood, had the key to win it for them."; 5" - 6" Tall
006342 
Price: 4.25 USD

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15 Norton, Andre The Sioux Spaceman (Ace F-408)
New York, NY Ace Books 1960 Apparent First Edition Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine/covers show some creasing/scuffing/shelf wear. Foxing. Several (pencil?) holes punched in front cover, one extending into the first few pages.

This copy includes a 10 page profile of Andre Norton by Lin Carter.
"Kade Whitehawk had two strikes against him in the Space Service. First, he had bungled his assignment on the planet Lodi. Second, he believed all creatures had a right to freedom and dignity -- and having such opinions was strictly against the rules.
But when he was assigned to Klor, he found the Ikkinni there -- tortured yet defiant slaves of a vicious tyrant race.
Right then Kade swung at the last pitch. For rules or no rules, the Sioux spaceman knew that he had to help these strange creatures gain their freedom . . . and that he alone, because of his Indian blood, had the key to win it for them.; 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall
000821 
Price: 3.95 USD

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16 Norton, Andre The Time Traders
New York Ace Books Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Corners very slightly bumped, PO name inside. A clean, unmarked, attractive copy.

"Ross Murdock, a convicted criminal, is a 'volunteer' for a secret government project: Operation Retrograde. Unwillingly at first, but with increasing fervor, Murdock becomes a member of the team fighting the strangest battle of the Cold War. The Russians have infiltrated an unknown era of the past and developed powerful new weapons by utilizing some lost technology. American scientists also have the means to transport men into the past, and it becomes imperative that Operation Retrograde succeed in finding and tapping the source of the Russian's secret weapons. Murdock and the other members of his team embark on a dangerous and frantic search of almost-forgotten time periods in a Cold War where the Past has become the battlefield of the Future!"; 6" - 7" Tall
005743 
Price: 3.95 USD

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17 Norton, Andre Three Against the Witch World
New York Ace Books 1965 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Gaughan, Jack (cover)

Paperback original. Spine slightly slanted, mior edgewear. Text is yellowing, but clean and unmarked.

"North, East, South, West. . . The offspring of Simon Tregarth, half earthling, half witch-brood, realized that they alone could perceive the four directions - for everyone else, there was no East! It was a blank in the mind, a blank in legend and history. And when new menaces threatened, the Tregarths realized that in that mental barrier there lay the key to all their world. . . somewhere to the unknown eastward must lie the sorcery that had secretly molded their destinies!"; 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall
004417 
Price: 7.95 USD

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18 Norton, Andre Three Against the Witch World
New York Ace Books 1968 Reprint Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Gaughan, Jack (cover)

Ace 80800, 189 pp. No publication date listed, but internal ads indicate 1968. A little edge wear and chipping, binding fairly tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy.

"Never before in all of Estcarp had there been three of them - Kyllan, Kemoc, and Kaththea - not three, but one, linked by strange forces. They were the forbidden offspring of a witch mother and a man from distant Earth, and as such they inherited unprecedented powers from their parents - and the curse of outcasts from the Witch World.
"That was until the Witches needed Kaththea's gifts to bolster their own fading strength, and seized her for their own. But three were one, and Kyllan and Kemoc would not relinquish what was a part of them. So they determined to rescue their sister, and flee with her - but where? and how? Could anyone escape the terrible wrath and matchless powers of the Witches? But they were young, unique, untried. They were three against the Witch World. "; 5" - 6" Tall
008055 
Price: 4.25 USD

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19 Norton, Andre Uncharted Stars
New York Ace Books 1969 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 
Illustrated by Jones, Jeff (cover)

Spine slightly curved, slight bumping/edgewear/scuffing. Small stain along bottom edge and lower spine Text is clean with slight, expected yellowing,

"The book continues the search negun in The Zero Stone for the source of a mysterious gem from outer space. The hero, Murdoc Jern, accompanied by a mutated pussycat named Eet, starts trying to raise money for his quest by gem-trading. . . then, a hijacked archeological expedition points the way to Waystar, the dreaded stronghold of the Thieves' Guild. . . "; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
004678 
Price: 3.45 USD

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20 Norton, Andre Warlock of the Witch World (Witch World Series #5)
London Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1988 0575039973 / 9780575039971 First VGSF Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Minor edgewear, corners bumped, PO name inside. Text is clean and unmarked.

"The realms of Escore were on the eve of a new war. For the return of the three heirs of Estcarp's western lands had wakened a dormant evil: now the powers of darkness were turning against the forces of truth. In the Valley of the Green People the allies took counsel, gathered their defenses in readiness for this new-woken ill. But among their number stood one none dreamt could harbor the old dark magic, a man whom only Kemoc, brother of witches and son of an Earthman, guessed was not what he seemed. For in Denzil, Kemoc sensed great powers used for evil ends, powers which would sunder brother from sister and drive Kemoc and his beloved Kaththea to the very edges of destruction."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
004482 
Price: 5.00 USD

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