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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 are only puppets -- and Algis Budrys proves it . . ." Frederik Pohl demonstrates that if you track real magic to its ... View more info

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The Elf Queen of Shannara (The Heritage of Shannara Book 3)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1993

Seller ID: 000654

ISBN: 0345375580

Condition: Good+


Spine is taped, with a red strip marked "B" at top. Corners bumped, covers slightly creased. Ex-library with usual markings. "Find the Elves and return them to the world of Men!' the shade of the Druid Allanon had ordered Wren. It was clearly an impossible task. The Elves had been gone from the Westland for more than a hundred years. There was not even a trace of their fromer city of Arborlon. . . Tiger Ty, the Wing Rider, had come on his giant Roc to carry Wren and her friend Garth to . . . the island of Morrowindl, where, he said, the Elves might still exist,... View more info

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Ilse Witch (The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, Book I)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Del Rey: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005715

ISBN: 0345396545

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Pictorial boards with a semi-transparent DJ through which the picture shows. Corners are very slightly bumped. DJ has a tiny bit of shelfware at bottom of spine. A bright, fairly tight, attractive copy. "When the mutilated body of a half-drowned elf is found floating in the seas of the Blue Divide, an old mystery surfaces. Thirty years ago, the elven prince Kael Elessedil, brother to the current king, led an expedition in search of a legendary magic said to be more ancient, more powerful, than any in the world. Of all those who set out on that ill-fated voyage, not one ever return... View more info

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The Measure of the Magic [signed] (Legends of Shannara Book 2)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Del Rey: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008060

ISBN: 0345484207

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Black over gray boards, silver lettering, 383 pp. New, never read, jacket in new Brodart. Signed by author on title page. Sequel to Bearers of the Black Staff, this is the second volume of the Legends of Shannara duology. "For five hundred years, the survivors of the Great Wars lived peacerfully in a valley sanctuary shielded by powerful magic from the blighted and dangerous outside world. But the enchanted barriers have crumbled, the borders have been breached by predators, and the threat of annihilation looms large once more. Sider Ament, bearer of the last black staff a... View more info

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Ilse Witch [signed] (The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, Book I)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Del Rey: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008107

ISBN: 0345396545

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Pictorial boards with a semi-transparent dust jacket through which the picture shows. Corners slightly bumped. Jacket has a little edge wear and chipping, primarily at corners and base of spine. A bright, attractive copy, signed by author on title page. "When the mutilated body of a half-drowned elf is found floating in the seas of the Blue Divide, an old mystery surfaces. Thirty years ago, the elven prince Kael Elessedil, brother to the current king, led an expedition in search of a legendary magic said to be more ancient, more powerful, than any in the world. Of all those who set... View more info

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Antrax [signed] (The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, Vol. II)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Del Rey: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008108

ISBN: 0345397665

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Navy cloth over dark blue boards, gold lettering, 375 pp. End papers have maps of Parkasia and the Blue Divide. Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in new Brodart, slight edge wear. A bright, attractive copy, signed by the author on the title page. "In Ilse Witch, a brave company of explorers led by the last Druid, Walker Boh, traveled across unknown seas in search of an elusive magic. Yet perhaps Walker and his team were lured there for sinister, unforeseen purposes . . . "Now, as the crew aboard the airship Jerle Shannara is attacked by evil fo... View more info

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Tanequil [signed] (High Druid of Shannara, Book Two)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First UK Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008109

ISBN: 0743256743

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Black cloth, gold lettering, 357 pp., end papers have maps of the Four Lands and the Forbidding. Corners slightly bumped. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear and rubbing. A bright, attractive copy, signed by author on the title page. "Grianne Ohmsford, rightful High Druid of Shannara, has been banished to the harsh mirror-world of the Forbidding. Her only hope for rescue is her nephew Penderrin - but Pen is under siege as well. Both he and his parents are sought by the treacherous druid who took Grianne's place and who wants to make sure their magic will never help her return. View more info

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The Talismans of Shannara [signed] (The Heritage of Shannara, Book Four)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Del Rey: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008110

ISBN: 0345363000

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black cloth over dark blue boards, copper lettering, 453 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy, signed by author on title page. "The descendants of the Elven house of Shannara had all completed their quests. Walker Boh, using the power of the Black Elfstone, had restored the lost Druid's Keep, Paranor, and become the last Druid himself. Wren had found the missing Elves and brought them back from the island of Morrowindl to the Four Lands. Now she was Queen of the Elves. And Par had found wh... View more info

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The Elf Queen of Shannara [signed] (The Heritage of Shannara, Book Three)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Del Rey: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008111

ISBN: 0345362993

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Black cloth over charcoal boards, gold lettering, 403 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear. A bright, attractive copy, signed by author on the title page. "Find the Elves and return them to the lands of men!' the shade of the Druid Allanon had ordered Wren. "It was clearly an impossible task. The Elves had been gone from the Westlands for more than a hundred years. There was not even a trace of their former city of Aborlon left to mark their passing. No one in the Westlands knew of them - except, finally, the Addershag. View more info

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Master of Many Treasures

By: Brown, Mary

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004039

ISBN: 0671876937

Condition: Very Good


Minor edgewear/bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "At the End of Pigs Don't Fly , Summer had just found that the heartbreakingly handsome knight whom she had helped return to his home was not the Great Love of Her Life after all. No, her true love it turned out, was the pig, or actually the dragon that the winged pig turned out to be. Worse yet, said dragon (who can take on human form) was last seen headed east at 5,000 feet. But Summer had just successfully completed one quest against seemingly insurmountable odds and if the plucky lass had to undertake an even more arduous jour... View more info

The Altar on Asconel / Android Avenger (Ace Double M-123)

By: Brunner, John; White, Ted

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002347

Condition: Good


Ace Double No. M-123 (July 1965), first book publication for both stories. Spine, covers fairly creased, minor edge wear except spine shows somewhat more wear. Store stamp and price inside both covers, Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. "The Altar on Asconel" - "He remembered the day ten years ago when his older brother had been made a Warden of Asconel, a prosperous and happy planet, and he and his other brothers had left in the interests of their people. Now they had returned to a world where a fanatical cult had usurped the Warden's chair, and men and women were... View more info

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Wind after Time (Shadow Warrior Trilogy Book 1)

By: Bunch, Chris

Price: $4.44

Publisher: New York, NY, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1996

Seller ID: 000468

ISBN: 034538735x

Condition: Near Fine


Slight shelf wear. "Ten years had passed since mankind had won the Great War. The dreaded Al'ar, loathsome aliens who killed by mere sight or touch, had been vanquished. Now they were gone, forgotten, and humanity was free to expand throughout the galaxy. But one man rememberred. Joshua Wolfe had been a hero of the Great War. He had lived with the Al'ar, first as a friend and then as a prisoner. He knew their ways, knew their disciplines, knew how to kill as they killed. And Joshua Wolfe was the only man who knew that the conflict was not over. Before the Great War, in a... View more info

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The Babylon Gate

By: Byers, Edward A.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004877

ISBN: 0671655655

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, minor edge wear, binding fairly tight. Baen paperback original, first edition. An attractive copy. "It was the ultimate seat of power - the Babylon Gate. Developed ostensibly to aid the people of Earth, it was perverted instead into history's most devastating weapon. The Gate amplified psychic power and focused it with deadly effect. Those who controlled it could pluck a general from the midst of his army . . . destroy whole cities as easily as a child can swat a fly. Orbiting high above the Earth, the Gate hung over mankind like a sword - and its three owners beca... View more info

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The Folk of the Fringe

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Tor: 1987

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006101

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners a little bumped. A little foxing along top edge. Text is bright and clean. An attractive copy. "Only a few nuclear weapons fell in America - the weapons that destroyed our nation were biological, and, ultimately, cultural. But in the chaos, the famine, the plague, there existed a few pockets of order. The strongest of them was the state of Deseret, formed from the vestiges of Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. The climate has changed. The Great Salt Lake has filled up to prehistoric levels. But there, on the fringes, brave, hardworking pioneers are makin... View more info

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Tales of Alvin Maker: Seventh Son; Red Prophet; Prentice Alvin [3 Book Lot

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 1989

Seller ID: 006110

ISBN: 0812533054

Condition: Very Good


This lot is comprised of the first three books in Orson Scott Card's fantasy alternative history of America, "The Tales of Alvin Maker": "Seventh Son" (ISBN 0812533054), "Red Prophet" (ISBN 0812524268), and "Prentice Alvin" (ISBN 0812502124). Each is a paperback reprint, and has a little creasing to the spine, the corners bumped, and a little edge wear. A nice collection of the first part of the Alvin Maker series. "Using the lore and folk magic of the men and women who helped settle a continent and the beliefs of the tribes who were here before them, Or... View more info

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Children of the Mind (Ender Quartet, Book 4)

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 1997

Seller ID: 006113

ISBN: 0812522397

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly slanted with one crease, corners a little bumped. A bright, attractive copy. "The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos; a large colony of humans; and the Hive Queen, brought there by Ender. But once again the human race has grown fearful; the Starways Congress has gathered a fleet to destroy Lusitania. Jane, the evolved computer intelligence, can save the three sentient races of Lusitania. She has learned how to move ships outside the universe, and then instantly back to a different world, abolishing the light-speed limit. But it takes ... View more info

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Treasure Box

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006114

ISBN: 006109398x

Condition: Very Good+


One light crease in spine, very slight edgewear. Inscribed by the author: "To _____ - the search for happiness - Orson Scott Card." "A family secret best kept quiet. Quentin Fears is a certifiable recluse, moving restlessly from town to town, investing the millions he's made as a software creator and always avoiding companionship. Until one night he meets his dream woman, Madeleine. Witty and beautiful, she is as uncomfortable with the world as he is. After a few whirlwind weeks of love, they marry. Perfectly happy, there is only one thing that mars their complete bliss - ... View more info

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Ender's Game

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, Tor: 1994

Edition: First Revised Mass Market Edition

Seller ID: 006120

ISBN: 0812550706

Condition: Very Good


Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Spine slightly slanted with one crease, minor edgewear, corners bumped. A nice, attractive copy. "Aliens have attacked earth twice and almost destroyed the human species. To make sure humans win the next encounter, the world government has taken to breeding military geniuses - and then training them in the arts of war. . . The early training, not surprisingly, takes the form of 'games'. . . Ender Wiggin is a genius among geniuses; he wins all the games. . . He is smart enough to know that time is running out. But is he smart enough to save the p... View more info

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Ender's Game

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, Tor: 1994

Seller ID: 006121

ISBN: 0812589041

Condition: Very Good-


Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Spine slightly and creased, minor edgewear, corners bumped, one corner creased. A nice, attractive copy. "Aliens have attacked earth twice and almost destroyed the human species. To make sure humans win the next encounter, the world government has taken to breeding military geniuses - and then training them in the arts of war. . . The early training, not surprisingly, takes the form of 'games'. . . Ender Wiggin is a genius among geniuses; he wins all the games. . . He is smart enough to know that time is running out. But is he smart enough to s... View more info

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Seventh Son (The Tales of Alvin Maker, Book 1)

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 1988

Seller ID: 006526

ISBN: 0812533054

Condition: Near Fine


Corners very lightly bumped. A bright, attractive copy. "Using the lore and folk magic of the men and women who helped settle a continent and the beliefs of the tribes who were here before them, Orson Scott Card has created an alternate frontier America where folk magic works, and has colored the entire history of the colonies. It is into this world, amid the deep wood where the Red Man still holds sway, that a very special child is born.."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info