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The American Book of the Dead

By: Billias, Stephen

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Popular Library: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000823

ISBN: 0445203358

Condition: Very Good+


Slight shelf wear, corners bumped. Paperback original. "Nucleomitophobia . . . is an exaggerated fear of being blown to bits by nuclear weapons. Bertie Rupp has it, and it's driving him crazy. He's tried meditation, yoga, vegetarianism, and The Society for the Preservation of Mankind. Nothing works, until he hears about "The American Book of the Dead", a Zen guide to surviving the nuclear holocaust. Convinced that he must find The Book and learn its secre... View more info

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Lord Kelvin's MacHine

By: Blaylock, James P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1992

Seller ID: 008143

ISBN: 0441499724

Condition: Very Good


Corners a bit worn, minor edge wear and rubbing, binding tight, interior clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "What is so special about Lord Kelvin's machine? The diabolical Dr. Ignacio Narbondo would kill to possess it. The accomplished scientist and detective Langdon St. Ives would do anything to use it. For within its magical gears lies the secret of time . . . the means for Dr. Narbondo to master the world . . . and the method by which St. Ives can avert t... View more info

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Year 2018!

By: Blish, James

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1957

Edition: 1st Avon Printing

Seller ID: 8521

Condition: Good+


Spine worn with edge tear at base but glue still sound, some edge wear, some creasing to covers, pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy for its age. ; Avon T-193, 35 cents cover price, 159 pp. First American book publication. Previously published in Britain as They Shall Have Stars, which is the title this book has ended up with. First of four novels in the Cities in Flight series. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 159 pages; "In the year 2018... View more info

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A Torrent of Faces

By: Blish, James & Knight, Norman L.

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1967

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003283

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, very minor shelfwear, 3 tiny spots along edge. DJ sunned at top edge, minor edgewear w/ a few tiny chips; 1" tear at top and bottom of back flap. A bright, attractive copy. "In the world of eight hundred years in the future, one thousand billion people are kept reasonably content in a complex and completely automated society. But now the approach of a fifty million megaton meteor threatens a vast natural disaster and the destruction ... View more info

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Star Trek 2

By: Blish, James (adaptor)

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1977

Edition: Twentieth Printing

Seller ID: 000783

ISBN: 0553108115

Condition: Very Good


Covers a little creased and scuffed, slight shelf wear. Eight stories adapted from the classic television show "A galactic ticket to infinite adventure! Journey into the unexpected with the crew of the Starship Enterprise and discover a world where war is fought by computers . . . a world inhabited by great lizardlike creatures of conquest . . . a world ravaged by a relentless plague of madness and death . . . a world where life has developed beyond the need... View more info

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Star Trek 4

By: Blish, James (adaptor)

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 000785

Condition: Very Good


Slight shelf wear. Covers slightly creased/scuffed. Six stories adapted from the original, classic television series. "In the name of the Federation Council and the Starfleet Command, Spock and the Enterprise crew grapple with: A silicon-based monster; an interplanetary spy; an amorous Amazon; a misguided mobster 'Boss'; a time-jumping technician; and the mind-enslaving elders of Talos IV, in the Hugo Award-winning episode 'Menagerie.'; 12mo - over 6¾" ... View more info

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Movement of Mountains

By: Blumlein, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004521

ISBN: 0312006217

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, minor bumping. Ex-Library with expected stamps. DJ in protective wrap taped to boards. A bright, attractive copy. "Jules Ebert is a physician in a near-future world on the brink of economic crisis. In spite of the constant budget cutbacks at the medical clinic where he works, Jules is content with his life. But his lover, a woman named Jessica, is restless; sensing that there is no future for her on Earth, she persuades Jules to travel ... View more info

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The Spirit Gate

By: Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003638

ISBN: 0671877127

Condition: Near Fine


A Baen Books Original. Very slight shelfwear. Appears never to have been read. A bright, tight, attractive copy. "Since time out of mind, the witches of the mountain kingdom of Dalibor have been blamed for all the bad luck to befall that small state within the empire of Tabor. The proud young widow Kassia, raising her son by herself, is a particular victim, blamed by the villagers for the very flood that took her father and husband, and forced to work at the m... View more info

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Strangers from the Sky (Star Trek Series)

By: Bonanno, Margaret Wander

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000098

ISBN: 0671640496

Condition: Good


Spine creased, slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, chipping. darkening inside cover. 1" tear at top center front cover. Waterstains along top edge of first few pages -- text is not affected.; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall View more info

The Other World

By: Bond, J. Harvey

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Israel, Priory Books: 1963

Seller ID: 004419

Condition: Very Good


Minor edgewear, one page dogearred. A clean, unmarked copy. "George Braderick, a civilian GS-5 Civil Service employee, was also a Sergeant Major in the National Guard. His principal duty was to guard the local armoury. It was as such that he became the target of the sinister D. Ludwig Taun - and the victim. Here is a story of a desperte struggle for power in a world without the dimensions we know."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Lash-Up

By: Bond, Larry

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Forge Books: 2016

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8501

ISBN: 0765370174

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted, a bit creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear. A nice copy. ; Includes a 25 page preview of Larry Bond's Fatal Thunder. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 500 pages; " GPS satellites are vital to the U. S. Military. They allow units to navigate confidently over trackless wastes and can direct aircraft and weapons to within feet of their targets. " When China provokes a military crisis with the United States and then ... View more info

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Moonrise

By: Bova, Ben

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000664

ISBN: 0380973022

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Black over light blue cloth boards, bright blue lettering, stated first edition, 417 pp. Slight edge wear and just a bit of fading along top edge of boards. Jacket in new Brodart, price clipped, slight edge wear. An attractive copy. "Moonbase is little more than a dream. A privatized former government lunar project, it consists of a dozen cramped, interconnected 'temporary' shelters buried below piles of regolith rubble. But ex-astronaut Paul Stavenger envisions ... View more info

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Analog Science Fiction, Science Fact January 1978

By: Bova, Ben (editor)

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Conde Nast: 1978

Seller ID: 001017

Condition: Good


Covers are creased, some chipping. Front cover, first few pages appear to have gotten damp at some point and dried a bit wavy. Magazine issue for January, 1978, Vol 98 No. 1 Cover story is "Actions Speak Louder" by Sam Nicholson. Other stories: "Devil You Don't Know" by Dean Ing, "The Promised Land" by Stanley Schmidt, "Reaction Time" by L.E. Modesitt, Jr., "The Tank and its Wife" by Arsen Darnay, and "The Gift of Prom... View more info

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Analog Science Fiction, Science Fact March 1978

By: Bova, Ben (editor)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Conde Nast: 1978

Seller ID: 001018

Condition: Good


Covers a bit creased. Some shelf wear/chipping/darkening. Cover story is "Moontrack" by George W. Olney. Other stories include "The Broken Dome" by Vonda N. McIntyre, "The Outcasts of Heaven Belt", Part 2 of 3 by Joan D. Vinge, "Too Much at Steak" by Gary D. Douglass, "To Keep and Bear Arms" by Larry Matthews, and "Science Fiction Crossword Puzzle" by Felix Polz.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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After the Rain

By: Bowen, John

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001015

Condition: Good


Spine/covers creased, shelf cocked, some shelf wear. "How would you react if you found yourself on a modern day Noah's Ark (with no foreseeable prospect of finding dry land)? What could you think of to extend the limited supply of food? Would you agree to separate sleeping quarters for male and female? Would you feel that any human life you encountered was precious to the survival of the race, or would you want to kill all others in order to give yourse... View more info

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Ginger Star, The (Further Adventures of Eric John Stark #1)

By: Brackett, Leigh

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000243

Condition: Good+


"Where was Simon Ashton? Ashton had disappeared somewhere -- somehow -- on Skaith, and Stark had come to find him no matter what the cost. Everyone on this exotic planet had heard of the strange Dark Man from another world, but no one was talking . . . All clues led to the mysterious North -- stronghold of the tyrannical Lords Protector. Stark was on his way, despite the price on his head . . . " Spine and cover show some creasing and a dent or two. Some foxing.;... View more info

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The Hounds of Skaith (Further adventures of Eric John Stark #2)

By: Brackett, Leigh

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 000244

Condition: Very Good


"Stark had killed the king-dog Flay on the plains of Worldheart. Now he was the leader of the ferocious Northhounds -- nine great white beasts that responded to his every command. But should they ever turn on him, the hounds could prove more deadly than any enemy on that hostile planet . . ." Slight creasing to covers, slight foxing; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Reavers of Skaith (Further Adventures of Eric John Stark #3)

By: Brackett, Leigh

Price: $4.85

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000245

ISBN: 0345244389

Condition: Very Good


"Safe at last, or so Stark thought. But before he could escape from the dying planet of the ginger star, he was betrayed by that treacherous Antarean Penkawr-Che. That villain among men intended to kill Stark, and this time there would be no excape. Or so Penkawr-Che thought. . ." Slight creasing to covers and spines. Slight shelf wear and foxing.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Starmen of Llyrdis

By: Brackett, Leigh

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1976

Seller ID: 000246

ISBN: 0345246683

Condition: Very Good


"Michael Trehearne had always been an outcast among his people on Earth. He knew he was different . . . but he did not know how or why. Then one day . . .a bewitchingly beautiful girl appeared and told him he had the look of the Vardda -- those elite star travelers who alone could withstand the rigors of intergalactic flight. Michael had to join them . . . had to find his place in the universe at last. But it would not be easy. Spine and covers show a little creasin... View more info

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Beyond III

By: Bradbury, Ray; Brown, Fredric; Sturgeon, Theodore; Budrys, Algis; Pohl, Frederik et al

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Books: 1963

Seller ID: 000848

Condition: Good


Spine is creased and shelf-cocked. Minor shelf wear, foxing. A collection of nine tales from . . . "The late, lamented BEYOND, edited by H. L. Gold, published during its career some of the best adult fantasy and science fiction stories written in America" (Damon Knight) "Ray Bradbury tells the story of a man who had one of his eyes replaced with the most beautiful poker chip in the world . . ." A startling story which shows that most of us a... View more info