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1 Le Guin, Ursula K. A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle Vol. 1)
New York Bantam Books 1984 0553262505 / 9780553262506 Fifty-Third Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good- 
Illustrated by Robbins, Ruth; Yvonne Gilbert (cover)

Spine slightly creased, 1/2" tear at top where it meets cover, corners bumped including a few pages, slight edge wear, small crease across bottom corner of cover. A nice copy.

"Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance."; 6" - 7" Tall
Price: 4.35 USD

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2 Le Guin, Ursula K. City of Illusions
New York Ace Books 1967 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Gaughan, Jack (cover)

Ace G-626, 160 pp. Paperback original, first printing, stated first book publication. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy.

"Scattered here and there, small isolated groups of humanity lived in a state of semi-barbarity: Lost were the skills and science, the knowledge that had been Earth's in the golden age of the League of Worlds. Each time a colony of Earthmen began to stir the ashes of half-forgotten technology, the Shing, mindlying ravagers of Terra, would crush them out.
"Only one man dared stand against the Shing's hunger for Earth conquest, and that man - the alien with the amber eyes - would first have to prove to a lie-tormented humanity that he himself was not a tool of the enemy Shing . . . "; 5" - 6" Tall
Price: 7.75 USD

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3 Le Guin, Ursula K. Orsinian Tales
New York Bantam Books 1977 0553107054 / 9780553107050 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 

Spine slightly creased, a little slanted, corners bumped. Half title page torn out, some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy.

"The place is Orsinia, a land of medieval keeps standing guard above walled cities, and of railways stretching across karts to vanish in mountains where the old gods still live. A country of harsh realities and gentle dreams whose people feel torn apart by massive forces and fight courageously to remain whole. "; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Price: 2.95 USD

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4 Le Guin, Ursula K. The Tombs of Atuan (Earthsea Cycle Vol. 2)
New York Bantam Books 1977 0553116002 / 9780553116007 Mass Market Paperback Good+ 
Illustrated by Garraty, Gail

Spine slanted, covers a bit creased, corners bumped, some edge wear esp. along spine. Hole punch at bottom corner. A little yellowing but text is clean and attractive.

Second book in the Earthsea Trilogy, following "A Wizard of Earthsea". Newbery Honor Award in 1972.
"They took away everything. Home, family, possessions. They gave her a name. Arha, the Eaten One. They dedicated her life as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of the Earth. And set her down at the Place of the Tombs in the deserts of Atuan. Then, suddenly, a thief came to the dark, endless labyrinth of her kingdom, seeking the greatest treasure of the Tombs, the broken Ring of Erreth-Akbe. A young wizard, Ged. . . "; 6" - 7" Tall
Price: 3.33 USD

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5 Le Guin, Ursula K. The Wind's Twelve Quarters
New York Bantam Books 1978 055302907X / 9780553029079 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 

Spine a bit creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"In The Wind's Twelve Quarters Ursula K. Le Guin has put together a superb retrospective collection of her best short fiction. There are seventeen stories, each with a brief introduction by the author setting it in perspective or giving its background. There is also a foreword by the author describing her experience and approach to writing and to her chosen field of science fiction and fantasy. The stories range widely, from fantasy to intriguing scientific concepts, from medieval settings to the future, but all of them are concerned with human values, relationships, and survival under every kind of stress and turmoil."; 6" - 7" Tall
Price: 5.75 USD

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6 Le Guin, Ursula K. Very Far Away from Anywhere Else
New York Bantam Books 1979 0553128647 / 9780553128642 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 

Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear with a light reading crease. Edges yellowed, text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"This is a love story unlike any you have ever read. It is about two marvelous people, outsiders. Owen and Natalie are brilliant, talented, quirky. They know what they want. Some of the time. They also know what they don't want. Most of the time. They have their dreams. One wants to be a musician. One wants to be a great scientist. Neither one wants to be the answer to the great American dream." Est Level: Young Adult; 6" - 7" Tall
Price: 3.50 USD

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