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The Stars, like Dust (Galactic Empire Series)

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Lancer: 1963

Edition: 27th Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8463

ISBN: 0345339290

Condition: Good+


Lancer Books 74-815, 192 pp, covers described as 'durable library binding' and are still in excellent condition. Spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. Soft cover library binding but there are no library markings. A nice copy. ; Includes a four page essay by Sam Moscowitz on Asimov and The Stars, Like Dust ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 192 pages; "The 'Rebellion World' was man's last outpost for survival . . . Half a century before, the Nebular Kingdoms had been conquered by the cruel and domineering T... View more info

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Foundation and Empire (Foundation Series)

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Del Rey Books (Science Fiction and Fantasy): 1983

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Del Rey Printing

Seller ID: 8498

ISBN: 0345309006

Condition: Good+


Corners worn, some edge wear, light reading crease, some creasing and wear to covers. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; Foundation Series; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 234 pages; This is the first book in the original Foundation Series, winner of a Hugo Award for Best Series ever. The trilogy starts with a Galactic Empire that has endured for more than 10,000 years but is now falling (think Roman Empire). Hari Seldon, psychological specialist and genius, has devised the new science of psychohistory that both predicts the Fall and enables him to cre... View more info

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Second Foundation (Foundation Ser.)

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Del Rey Books: 1989

Edition: Fifteenth Printing

Seller ID: 8681

ISBN: 0345336291

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine crease, crease to bottom front cover, a little edge wear and rubbing, owner's name inside front cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; This is the third book written in the Foundation Series (winner of a Hugo Award for Best Series ever) and the last for three decades until Asimov resumed writing in this universe. ; Foundation Series; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 282 pages; "When the Galactic Empire died, the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon set up the Foundation to preserve knowledge and lead men to a new empire after a thousand years. Now S... View more info

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The Currents of Space

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Lancer Books: 1968

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 8683

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit slanted, creased, a little edge wear and chipping, minor soiling. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Lancer Books # 73-703. Third in the Trantorian Empire series written by Asimov in the 1950s. These are prequels to the Foundation series, set as the Galactic Empire was starting to coalesce around Trantor. ; Trantorian Empire; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 191 pages; "What he knew about the future could destroy a solar system . . . so they seared the memory from Rik's brain, and left him for dead, a whimpering, thumb-sucking half-child. Then ... View more info

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The Plains of Passage (Earth's Children Ser.)

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002929

ISBN: 0517580497

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped. Jacket shows minor edge wear. A bright, attractive copy. Ayla was first introduced in The Clan of the Cave Bear. In The Plains of Passage her story continues. "Ayla and Jondalar set out on horseback across the windswept grasslands of Ice Age Europe. To the hunter-gatherers of their world-who have never seen tame animals-Ayla and Jondalar appear enigmatic and frightening. "In the course of their cross-continental odyssey, Ayla and Jondalar encounter both savage enemies and brave friends. All the pain and pleasure bring them closer to their ... View more info

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The Guardians

By: Austin, Richard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1986

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 001451

ISBN: 0515087726

Condition: Good


Spine, covers a bit creased. corners bumped, remainder marks, some edge wear, chipping, esp. on spine. Darkening. "Unknown to most Americans, there is a plan for the day after. Before the dust of WWIII has settled, Project Guardian moves into action. America's secret weapon is a four-man elite survival team, armed with awesome combat skills, equipped with the most devastating personal weaponry ever devised, trained to hair-trigger tautness, and entrusted with freedom's last hope: the top-secret Blueprint for Renewal. First step: get the new President safely out of ravaged Washingt... View more info

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The Shadow Gate

By: Ball, Margaret

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 006047

ISBN: 0671720325

Condition: Very Good


A Baen Books original. Spine lightly creased, minor edgewear, bookseller stamp inside. Inside covers starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "The only good elf is a dead elf. Or so the militant order of Durandine monks thought, and they planned on making sure that all the elves in their world were very, very good. The elves of the Three Realms have sent out one last spell to bring help…and received it: in the form of the staff of the New Age Psychic Research Center of Austin, Texas. Unless the strangers from Texas can restore the elves' magic, the elves, and the ... View more info

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Marooned in Orbit

By: Ballou, Arthur W.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003282

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Ex-library w/ usual stamps. DJ in protective wrap w/ minor edgewear, wrap somewhat scuffed. Text is clean and unmarked. "A spacecraft, its motor disabled by a tiny meteorite, circles on a helpless orbit around the Moon. The two men aboard are only too aware that an oxygen leak has put a definite time limit on their chance for survival. Many thousands of miles away is another spacecraft, piloted by US astronaut Major Ike Sanborn. His mission is to rescue the stranded pair. Major Sanborn knows that unless his trip to the Moon is considerably faster than normal it will have been made... View more info

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Conquest of Earth

By: Banister, Manly

Price: $3.40

Publisher: New York, Airmont Books: 1957

Seller ID: 004420

Condition: Very Good


Very minor shelfwear. A clean, unmarked copy. "Earth's elusive masters tolerated only one planet-wide organization --- the Scarlet Order of Men. Only the most favored of the People could enter the Institute, as children, to undergo rigorous training. Those unfit for the Order became Blue Brethren, servants and guides of the People, aiding and instructing them as loyal members of society, under the rule of the benevolent Trisz."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Ice People

By: Barjavel, Rene

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1971

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 8544

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Tan boards with black lettering, 182 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, 1" mostly closed tear to rear top edge, a little edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. ; Translated from the French by Charles Lam Markmann. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 182 pages; "A novel of the past set in the future and written for the present, The Ice People is a contemporary Lost Horizon that has fascinated a broad spectrum of readers: from students to housewives to members of the Academie Francaise. "The story begins with an astounding dis... View more info

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The Land of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand, McNally & Co.:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 005338

Condition: Good


A facsimile reproduction (in trade paperback by Rand McNally - date not stated) of the book first published in 1904 including the original John R. Neill illustrations. "Being an account of the further adventures of the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman and also the strange experiences of the Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumpkinhead, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the story being A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz." Pictorial cover, cloth over paper wraps. Corners bumped, a little edge wear, a little soiling to back cover and edges. Upper edge of the first few pages is a bit wav... View more info

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The Magic of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1976

Seller ID: 006877

Condition: Very Good


Scholastic #TX 3330, 208 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. The subtitle says it all: "A Faithful Record of the Remarkable Adventures of Dorothy and Trot and the Wizard of Oz, together with the Cowardly Lion, the Hungry Tiger and Cap'n Bill, in their successful search for a Magical and Beautiful Birthday Present for Princess Ozma of Oz." The Magic of Oz was first published in 1919 and is one of Baum's fourteen wonderful Oz books which have delighted children of all ages for the past ... View more info

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Ozma of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Konecky & Konecky: 1999

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006889

ISBN: 1568522274

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a couple small spots towards the bottom of the leading edge. Text and illustrations are bright and clean. A nice copy. ; 269 pp. , pictorial cover, lavishly illustrated, color frontispiece, numerous b/w illustrations, 36 color plates. Third book in the original Oz series. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; From the title page - "Ozma of Oz. A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman, Tik-Tok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People too Nume... View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz (Oz Book # 6)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 006891

ISBN: 0486256812

Condition: Very Good


296 pp, 105 b/w illustrations. An unabridged reprint of the original, with all b/w illustrations. 'A number of the preliminary pages have been redistributed. Nothing is omitted.' Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Interior is clean and bright. A nice copy of this children's classic. "For the first time in move than 80 years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available again with the metallic 'emerald' green ink that illuminated the color plates of the original edition." Sixth book in Baum's beloved Oz series: "Here is ... View more info

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Ozma of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, Puffin Books: 1985

Edition: 27th Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 8623

ISBN: 0140351191

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and creasing. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Map of 'The Marvelous Land of Oz' by Jo Worth. Third in Baum's series of Oz books. ; Oz; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; From the title page - "Ozma of Oz. A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman, Tik-Tok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People too Numerous to Mention Faithfully recorded herein. " "Not only does Ozma of Oz bring Dorothy back to Oz on her second visit... View more info

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Whitman Classic # 1620)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Company: 1957

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 8726

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Corners worn, some edge wear, owner's name on front end paper. Edges and pages are age toned, but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy of this Whitman Classics edition. ; Pictorial cover showing Dorothy and companions on the Yellow Brick Road, with munchkins on the back board. Very uncommon cover art and illustrations by Russell H. Schulz. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 282 pages; From the April, 1900 Introduction by L. Frank Baum: "Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love fo... View more info

Steles of the Sky (Signed) (Eternal Sky Trilogy, #3)

By: Bear, Elizabeth

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 2014

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 182701

ISBN: 0765327562

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Signed by author on title page. Navy boards with silver lettering. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. ; Eternal Sky Trilogy; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 429 pages; "Re Temur, exiled heir to his grandfather's Khaganate, has finally raised his banner and declared himself at war with his usurping uncle. With his companions--the Wizard Samarkar, the Cho-tse Hrahima, and the silent monk Brother Hsiung--he must make his way to Dragon Lake to gather in his army of followers. Te mur has many enemies, and they are not idle. The sorcerer who leads the Nameless assassins, whose malice has s... View more info

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Legacy

By: Bear, Greg

Price: $4.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Tom Doherty Associates, LLC: 1996

Edition: First Mass Market Edition

Seller ID: 001390

ISBN: 0812524810

Condition: Very Good


Spine somewhat creased, corners bumped, some edge wear, darkening inside covers. This is the prequel to "Eon". "A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. The Way is a tunnel through space and time. The entrance is through the hollow asteroid Thistledown and the space station Axis City that sirs at the asteroid's center. From there the Flawships ride the center of the Way, traveling to other worlds and times. Now the rulers of Axis City have discovered that a huge group of colonists had secretly entered one of the interdicted worlds along the Way. In some ways Lamarki... View more info

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Eon

By: Bear, Greg

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Tor: 1986

Edition: Seventeenth Edition

Seller ID: 182891

ISBN: 0812520475

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, minor edgewear. A nice copy. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 504 pages; "The 21st Century was on the brink of nuclear confrontation when the 300 kilometer-long stone flashed out of nothingness and into Earth's orbit. NASA, MATO, and the UN sent explorers to the asteroid's surface...and discovered marvels and mysteries to drive researchers mad. For the Stone was from space--but perhaps not our space; it came from the future--but perhaps not our future; and within the hollowed asteriod was Thistledown. The remains of a vanished civilization. A h... View more info

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The Nine Pound Hammer

By: Bemis, John Claude

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Yearling Books: 2009

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8727

ISBN: 0375855653

Condition: Good+


Spine lightly creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, reading crease, Scholastic nameplate on front end paper. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Book One of the Clockwork Dark trilogy, includes an excerpt from "The Wolf Tree" (book two). ; The Clockwork Dark; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 357 pages; " When twelve-year-old Ray falls in with a band of young sideshow performers traveling through the South in a rickety old train, he feels at home for the first time in years. But something strange is going on. From a locked train car, Ray h... View more info