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Analog : Best of Science Fiction

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Galahad Books: 1985

Edition: Possible first Edition

Seller ID: 003882

ISBN: 088365671X

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, slightly shelf-cocked, some shelf wear. Waterstain to left corner of back board which does not appear to affect the pages. Gift inscription on ffep, dated 1985 -- no publication date listed. Text is clean and bright. A star-studded collection of short stories from the best of the best, including-to name only a few-"Ogre" by Clifford D. Simak, "Tiger Ride" by James Blish and Damon Knight, "Over the Top" by Lester del Rey, "B... View more info

An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 005839

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, some edgewear & bumping, boards spotted near spine. Text yellowed, but clean and unmarked. From the author's Preface: "As the first part of An Old-Fashioned Girl was written in 1869, the demand for a sequel, in beseeching little letters that made refusal impossible, rendered it necessary to carry my heroine boldly forward some six or seven years into the future. The domestic nature of the story makes this audacious proceeding possible; ... View more info

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Starswarm

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Signet: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000846

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers show some shelf wear, scuffing/darkening/chipping. Foxing "Two moons circle the dead planet Earth . . . but the race of man who eons ago escaped its withered crust live lives of bizarre variety on Starswarm. A part of the neo-human species who populate the far-flung sectors of a wondrous galactic cluster, they struggle to survive, to shape their destiny, to control forces they themselves have brought into being . . ."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾&... View more info

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Spectrum 5

By: Amis, Kingsley: Conquest, Robert (editors)

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Books: 1968

Seller ID: 000467

Condition: Fair


Spine/covers creased, scuffed, chipped, generally worn. Corners are bumped -- both covers and pages, but the pages inside are in good, clean condition. Optimism is the prevailing note in Spectrum 5, which consists of 8 uncommonly substantial stories, most with a happy and sometimes an exhilarating ending. Among other matters, they deal with how humanity graduates into Galactic society; how 28 days on the Moon completely change a spaceman's concept of life, how a prec... View more info

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Ground Zero (X-Files Ser.)

By: Anderson, Kevin

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Prism: 1995

Seller ID: 000127

ISBN: 006105223x

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Back inside flap of jacket is foled back.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Flandry of Terra

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1979

Seller ID: 001416

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased, corners bumped, some edge wear. Bookseller stamps inside cover, price stamped on ffep. "Dominic Flandry, Agent of Imperial Terra. His duty, as officially defined: to seek out threats to the Pax Terrestria, and to neutralize them-or, failing that, to call in His Majesty's military forces, who will end them in a more drastic and final way. As defined by Dominic Flandry: to stick his finger in the dike of civilization, to hold off for his ... View more info

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Flandry of Terra

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $3.70

Publisher: New York, NY, Ace Books: 1979

Seller ID: 002034

ISBN: 0441240712

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers slightly creased, slight spine slant, corners bumped, minor edge wear/chipping. A little darkening. Text is clean and unmarked. "Dominic Flandry, Agent of Imperial Terra. His duty, as officially defined: to seek out threats to the Pax Terrestria, and to neutralize them-or, failing that, to call in His Majesty's military forces, who will end them in a more drastic and final way. As defined by Dominic Flandry: to stick his finger in the dike of civil... View more info

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The Star Fox

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $3.65

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1966

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 002210

Condition: Good


Spine is slanted and creased, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Minor creasing and soiling to covers. 20c in red ink inside cover. Text shows yellowing but is clean and unmarked. "No one will believe the truth about the Alerionia people's plot to claim the almost untouched planet of New Europe. Only Gunnar Heim, space-age patriot, will risk his own death and the destruction of interplanetary peace to bring freedom to this strange new world of surreal people, ... View more info

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After Doomsday

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, Panther Books: 1968

Seller ID: 004725

Condition: Good


Spine slanted/creased, some edgewear, corners bumped, lower corner creased. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "'Earth is dead!' A planet murderer has struck at Earth and killed it. Fortunately, there are several space ships away from base at the time and when one returns and sees the Earth's remains, the crew begins a murder hunt for the killers which takes them to the outer galaxies where they meet many strange races before they eventually tr... View more info

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Three Worlds to Conquer

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 008052

Condition: Very Good


Pyramid R-994, 143 pp. Paperback original, first printing. Originally appeared as a serial in If, January - March, 1964. Slight edge wear, binding tight. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "Three Worlds: "Jupiter - where no human could live - but where men had strange allies . . . and stranger enemies! "Ganymede - where human settler lay helpless under the guns of a spaceship directed by a madman! "E... View more info

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Shield

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Medallion: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 008056

Condition: Very Good-


Berkley Medallion F743, 158 pp. Paperback original, first printing. Originally serialized in Fantastic Stories (1962). Spine a bit slanted with a ceep crease down the center, slight edge wear and rubbing, 1" chip to top corner of back cover. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Koskinen had returned to earth with a strange new 'Shield' - a device which enclosed the wearer in a force screen which absorbed all energies below a cert... View more info

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Hard Sell

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1993

Seller ID: 000210

ISBN: 0441317480

Condition: Near Fine


Spine shows some creasing, front edge of back cover is a bit scuffed. "Who'd be stupid enough to buy real estate on Mars? Who'd go to a robot mortician for a free sample embalming? Anyone who survives this kind of abuse is either a hero or a sucker or both. . . Meet Mr. Fisk Centers."; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall View more info

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Triple Detente

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, DAW Books: 1974

Seller ID: 000267

Condition: Good+


Spine and covers show a little creasing, some shelf wear and foxing. "Victory! Our invincible space fleet has occupied the monsters' worlds! Our mighty space force has seized the aliens' home planet! Our triumphant space warriors have captured the enemy system! But then why are we suffering so beneath the tread of those heartless conquerors from the stars?"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Virtual Mode (Mode Ser. Book 1)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $4.65

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1991

Seller ID: 000470

ISBN: 0441865038

Condition: Fine


"Imagine a world where the clouds are made of crystals that constantly change their beautiful colors. Where joy is sacred. Where conjurers fly people from village to village. Imagine, too, that this world and more exist simultaneously and that it is possible to travel between them . . . . say goodbye to reality -- and hello to an infinite world of dragons and monsters and impossible dreams. . ."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Shame of a Man (Geodyssey Ser., Vol. 2)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Tom Doherty Associates, LLC: 1995

Seller ID: 000571

ISBN: 0812550919

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight shelf wear. Owner's name inside front cover. Second in the Geoodyssey Series, this is the sequel to Isle of Woman. "A magnificent epic of danger, desire, triumph and tragedy, Piers Anthony's Shame of Man is nothing less than the story of himanity itself. It is the story of two lovers reborn throughout history -- Hugh, a dreamer and musician, and his beloved Ann, a beautiful dancer -- as they struggle to preserve their family and their ... View more info

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Bearing an Hourglass (Incarnations of Immortality Book 2)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1992

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 000594

ISBN: 0345313151

Condition: Near Fine


Spine is a bit creased, some ordinary shelf wear. This is the sequel to 'On a Pale Horse', the first book in the Incarnations of Immortality series. "When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the position as the Incarnation of Time, even though it meant living backward from present to past. The other seemingly all-powerful Incarnations of Immortality -- Death, Fate, War, and Nature -- made him welcome. Even Satan greeted him with gifts. But... View more info

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Centaur Aisle (Xanth Series #4)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1982

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 000674

ISBN: 0345297709

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, some shelf wear. "Dor was having troubles growing up to be the next Magician-King of the magic Land of Xanth. He wanted no part of running the kingdom. But now Good King Trent was leaving on a trade mission to non-magical Mundania, home of such weird beasts as horses and bears, so Dor had to take over as King for a week. A week passes. No Trent. Then three weeks. King Trent still hadn't returned. Surely, something terrible had happened; he wa... View more info

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Var the Stick

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $4.40

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1973

Seller ID: 001020

ISBN: 0553069489

Condition: Good


Spine/covers slightly creased, slightly shelf-cocked. Scuff on front cover where a sticker has been removed. Ex libris stamp. Sequel to Sos the Rope. "Sol controlled the mountain, and Sos the Empire. No one could calculate the destruction which would follow if they went to war. Var -- half animal, half man -- rescued from the badlands was the chosen one. Exiled from his own legion, supported only by his courage and skill, he wandered the earth, fleeing ... View more info

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Crewel Lye : A Caustic Yarn (Xanth Series #8)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1989

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 001417

ISBN: 0345345991

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, corners bumped, some edge wear/chipping esp. to spine. Some scuffing to back cover, slight darkening. "Jordan was a ghost in Castle Roogna now, spending his time with little five-year-old Ivy and watching his own past unfold on the magic tapestry. But once he had been a valorous knight, riding his ghost horse Pook on a fabulous and dangerous mission. He had been betrayed with a cruel lie by two wily magicians and the woman he loved... View more info

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A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth Series #1)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1980

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 001925

ISBN: 0345287665

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased, slanted, sunned. Corners bumped, some edge wear/chipping, small tear at base of spine to front cover. Slight yellowing. First of the Xanth series. "Xanth! That was the enchanted land where magic ruled -- where every citizen had a special spell only he could cast. It was a land of centaurs and dragons and basilisks. For Bink of North Village, however, Xanth was no fairy tale. He alone had no magic. And unless he got some -- and got som... View more info