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1 Maine, Charles Eric The Man Who Couldn't Sleep
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1956 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated by Pollak, Ray (cover)

Spine somewhat slanted, minor shelfwear, small bump on top edge of board, pastedown/free endpaper starting to yellow. DJ shows yellowing inside, very minor edgewear w/ one small tear. Copy of clean and unmarked.

"The year is 1962. Inventor Philip Maxwell has just discovered psychotape - which can be played back for total reproduction of the emotions of whoever has made the recording. Maxwell, who has happened on the device only through his research for a means of alleviating his total insomnia, is amazed when the Hollywood cinemogul Zakon takes a sudden and violent hand in exploiting the gadget. That Zakon is no ordinary entrepreneur is soon evident, for he seeks nothing less than world control through the salting away of all the earth’s drones in his ‘dream palaces’ where the weak-willed can go and experience indefinitely the passions of others."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
003285 
Price: 6.95 USD

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2 Maine, Charles Eric Timeliner
New York Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1955 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 


Spine somewhat slanted, top corner bumped, yellowing on pastedown/free endpaper. DJ shows a little edgewear w/ some chipping, some yellowing/soiling. Text is clean and unmarked.

"All the laboratory animals used to test the dimensional quadrature device had perished. But Dr. Hugh Macklin was determined to run a low-power test with himself as subject, unaware that one of his associates - and his own wife - had arranged to kill him during the experiment. Seconds after the switch had ‘accidentally’ been thrown to full power, Macklin found himself 80 years in the future with a new body and name - on the moon! It wasn’t until he arrived at a point many thousands of years in the future - after several hair-raising adventures - that Macklin encountered a civilization advanced enough to tell him what he was, what had happened. He had become one of the ten or so Timeliners of the universe, a ‘psychotemporal parasite,’ whom death could not destroy but only send farther into a future to take over someone else’s identity."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
003303 
Price: 9.95 USD

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