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Always the Black Knight

By: Hoffman, Lee

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1970

Edition: First Book Publication

Seller ID: 008126

ISBN: 0380004178

Condition: Good


Avon S417, 160 pp. Paperback original, first printing. Spine slightly creased, crease across upper corner, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. A nice copy. "Kyning was a dreamer and he dreamed often of winning. But his role in the play was always the black knight and the black knight always lost. "Now a 'perfect' planet was in danger of conquest by a man Kyning had taught to be a winner. Suddenly Kyning had to shake free of his dreams and face a reality that contained his death - and that of a planet! "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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American Empire: The Center Cannot Hold

By: Turtledove, Harry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Del Rey: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007116

ISBN: 0345444213

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Black over navy boards, silver lettering, 503 pp. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little rubbing. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, slight edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. "It is 1924 - a time of rebuilding, from the slow reconstruction of Washington's most honored monuments to the reclamation of devastated cities in Europe and Canada. In the United States, the Socialist Party, led by Hosea Blackford, battles Calvin Coolidge to hold on to the Powell House in Philadelphia. And it seems as if the Socialists can do no wrong, for the stock marke... View more info

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An Old Fashioned Boy

By: Finley, Martha (aka Martha Farquharson)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Co.:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006445

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Part of M. A. Donohue & Co."s "The Golden Days Series;" no publication date given. 346 pp., orange cloth boards with black lettering, pastedowns show silhouette of boy fishing with dog at his side, glossy color frontispiece tipped in of three boys fishing. Front board is spotted, spine sunned and frayed along top and back edge, corners bumped and chipped, webbing exposed between frontispiece and title page. Appears to be ex-library because it has a "Date Due" slip inside, although no other stamps; PO name inside. Text has 2" dampstain which intrudes into margin app... 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; while the lively fancies of my young readers will supply all deficiencies and overlook all discrepancies. The 'Old-Fashioned ... View more info

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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, "Belief" by Isaac Asimov, "Balanced Ecology" by James H. Schmitz, "The Powers of Observation" by Harry Harr... 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 Prometheus" by Kevin O'Donnel, Jr.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 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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Anarchaos (Ace F-421)

By: Clark, Curt

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Ace Books: 1967

Edition: Likely First Edition

Seller ID: 000832

Condition: Good


Covers/spine somewhat creased/chipped/darkened. Some shelf wear, bookstore stamp inside front cover. Foxing. "'72% of off-world visitors to Anarchaos in the last ten years disappeared without trace and are presumed to have been murdered,' the guide told Rolf Malone. 'Customs reports you're carrying a surprising assortment of weapons, for which you had no believable explanation. Don't try to beat these people, Malone -- you're on their ground, playing by their rules.' 'No,' Malone said. 'There are no rules here.' For Anarchaos was a planet where anarchy was the only law, where... View more info

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Animal Farm

By: Orwell, George

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1986

Edition: Sixty-Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 005398

ISBN: 0451521560

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, owner's name inside cover. There is a slight curve to this book. Introduction by C. M. Woodhouse. "A devastating attack on the pig-headed, gluttonous and avaricious rulers in an imaginary totalitarian state, it illuminates the range of human experience from love to hate, from comedy to tragedy."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Anne and the Sand Dobbies: A Story About Death for Children and Their Parents.

By: Coburn, John B.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, The Seabury Press: 1964

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 003078

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Corners somewhat bumped, spine slightly slanted, edges lightly foxed. Ex-library w/ usual stamps. A bright, attractive copy. Eleven year old Danny says: "This is the story about my sister, Anne, who died. It’s also the story of Bonnie, my dog, who died, too—or rather he got killed. Anne and Bonnie are tied in together. Because of them something has happened to our family, something good. How can that be good? That’s what I’d like to know. That’s what I’m trying to figure out and write about." An added bonus to this book is that the art on the end papers is by An... View more info

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Anomalies

By: Williamson, J. N.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Maclay & Associates: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004781

ISBN: 0940776103

Condition: Very Good+


Top corners slightly bumped. A bright, attractive copy. "Master storyteller J. N. Williamson looks at three people who suddenly find that they don't quite fit into the system. Are they 'anomalies'? Or are they really all of us in disguise?" Introduction by Thomas Millstead.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 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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Anvil of the Soul (Cloak and Dagger Ser., No. 1)

By: Groell, Anne L.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, NY, N A L: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001395

ISBN: 0451455444

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers a bit creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear, 1/2" tear at front base of spine. "Born to an aristocratic family, Jenifleur boasts a lady's breeding and education. But the soaring heart that pumps her blue blood yearns for more dangerous pursuits, and her life's passion has always been to follow in her aunt Vera's footsteps-to become an operative of the dark and powerful Assassins' Guild. And now she is getting that chance, for better or for worse. Because Vera has taken a very perilous assignment in the far-off sands of Ashkharon. . . and is in desperate need of h... View more info

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Arrow's Flight (The Heralds of Valdemar Trilogy, Book 2)

By: Lackey, Mercedes

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, DAW Books: 1987

Seller ID: 006521

ISBN: 0886773776

Condition: Very Good


Corners a bit bumped, light crease on spine. A bright, attractive copy. "Talia could scarcely believe that she had finally earned the rank of full Herald. Yet though this seemed like the fulfillment of all her dreams, it also meant she would face trials greater than those she had previously survived. For now Talia must ride forth to patrol the kingdom of Valdemar, dispensing Herald's justice throughout the land. But in this realm beset by dangerous unrest, enforcing her rulings would require all the courage and skill Talia could command - for if she misused her own special powers, ... View more info

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Arrows of the Queen (The Heralds of Valdemar Series: Book 1)

By: Lackey, Mercedes

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, D A W Books: 1987

Edition: Twenty-Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 006045

ISBN: 0886773784

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly slanted and lightly creased. A bright, attractive copy. "Chosen by the Companion Rolan, a mystical horse-like being with powers beyond imagining, Talia, once a run-away, has now become a trainee Herald, destined to become one of the Queen's own elite guard. For Talia has certain awakening talents of the mind that only a Companion like Rolan can truly sense. But as Talia struggles to master her unique abilities, time is running out. For conspiracy is brewing in Valdemar, a deadly treason which could destroy Queen and kingdom.." This trilogy, The Heralds of Va... View more info

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Battlefield Earth : A Saga of the Year 3000

By: Hubbard, L. Ron

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, Bridge Publications, Incorporated: 2000

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 002181

ISBN: 0884046818

Condition: Near Fine


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A tight, attractive copy. "In the year 3000, there are no countries, no cities . . . Earth is an empty wasteland. In eight domed mining installations, vicious Psychlo aliens grind out the mineral resources of the planet whose population they utterly destroyed a millenium ago. The scant few remnants of humanity hid in villages and remote areas. One man, Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, dares to leave his village in search of a better life. Against all odds he marshals the last survivors to join him in a desperate attempt to drive the alien Psychlos from this worl... 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 he soon discovered that the gifts were cunning traps. While he had been distracted, he had become enmeshed in a complex sche... View more info

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Bed-Knob and Broomstick

By: Norton, Mary

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic, Inc.: 1972

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 000747

Condition: Good


Front cover has several chips and a 1" tear on the upper edge. Covers/spines somewhat creased. Some foxing -- pages in good condition. Delight again in this children's fantasy adventure classic that became a Disney movie. "The bed-knob glows red . . . Then with a sickening lurch, the big bed zooms dizzily into the sky. Carey, Charles, and Paul hang on tight. Far, far below their dangling feet lie fields, woods, city streets, and finally the ocean . . ." Est level: 3rd - 8th grades; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Belgarath the Sorcerer

By: Eddings, David; Eddings, Leigh

Price: $5.75

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

Edition: First Mass Market Edition

Seller ID: 001453

ISBN: 0345403959

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly curved in from reading, covers a bit creased at hinges, corners bumped, some edge wear and chipping. Fold-out color maps inside cover. Eagerly awaited story of the sorcerer who plays such a key role in the "Belgariad" and "Mallorean" series. "When the world was young and Gods still walked among their mortal children, a headstrong orphan boy set out to explore the world. Thus began the extraordinary adventures that would mold that youthful vagabond into a man, and the man into the finely honed instrument of Prophecy known to all the world as Belgarat... View more info

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Best of S G Weinbaum

By: Weinbaum, Stanley G.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1974

Seller ID: 001433

ISBN: 0345238907

Condition: Good+


Corners bumped, coffee ring on front cover.Some edge wear, esp. along spine. Small tear to front cover at base of spine. Some darkening. "Enter the world of Weinbaum. His first story, "A Martian Odyssey," introduced Tweel-that charming and inimitable Martian, the first in Weinbaum's menagerie of unforgettable aliens. Weinbaum populated his universe with many delightful creatures, most of who are collected here for the first time in paperback. Includes "A Martian Odyssey" and many others. Special introduction by Isaac Asimov."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tal... View more info