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Unwise Child

By: Garrett, Randall

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1962

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003295

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Minor edgewear, foxing along top edge, DJ shows some edgewear, with yellowing inside. Text is clean, bright, and unmarked. "When super-robot named Snookums discovers how to build his own super-bombs, it is obvious that Earth is by no means the safest place for him to be. And so Dr. Fitzhugh, his designer, and Leda Crannon, a child psychologist acting as Snookums’ nursemaid, agree to set up Operation Brainchild, a plan to transport the robot to a far distant planet. Mike the Angel -M.R. Gabriel Power Design-has devised the power plant that is to propel the space ship Branchell to... View more info

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V-S Day: a Novel of Alternate History (Signed)

By: Steele, Allen

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 2014

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 183481

ISBN: 0425259749

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New, never read, copy. Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. ; Jacket Design; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 308 pages; "It's 1941, and Wernher von Braun is ordered by his Führer to abandon the V-2 rocket and turn German resources in a daring new direction: construction of a manned orbital spacecraft capable of attacking the United States. Work on the rocket--called Silbervogel--begins at Peenemünde. Though the plan is top secret, British intelligence discovers it and brings word to Franklin Rossevelt. The American president determines that there is only o... View more info

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V-S Day: a Novel of Alternate History (Signed)

By: Steele, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 2014

Edition: First Mass Market Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 183491

ISBN: 0425259757

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New, never read, copy. Signed by author on title page. ; Cover Design; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 308 pages; "It's 1941, and Wernher von Braun is ordered by his Führer to abandon the V-2 rocket and turn German resources in a daring new direction: construction of a manned orbital spacecraft capable of attacking the United States. Work on the rocket--called Silbervogel--begins at Peenemünde. Though the plan is top secret, British intelligence discovers it and brings word to Franklin Rossevelt. The American president determines that there is only one logical response. The United States m... View more info

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Vacuum Flowers

By: Swanwick, Michael

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Ace Books: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001313

ISBN: 0441858767

Condition: Good+


Ex-library with appropriate markings, including labels and spine taped. Covers slightly creased, corners bumped, dog-eared page, a bit of chipping/dents to front edge. ; Ex-Library; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 248 pages; "Swanwick presents a fascinating and disturbing vision of the future. A world of plug-in personalities, colonized asteroids, and a daring fugitive named Rebel Elizabeth Mudlark. . . A high-tech criminal seeking refuge on Earth's orbiting settlements, where flowers of evil, self-interest and greed flourish in the vacuum of space." View more info

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Vagabonds of Gor (Gor Series #24)

By: Norman, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, DAW Books: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 8612

ISBN: 0886771889

Condition: Very Good-


Spine a bit creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Paperback original, first printing, 495 pp. 24 in the Gor (Counter-Earth) series. ; Gor (Counter-Earth) ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 495 pages; "As treachery and betrayal become the prime weapons in the war between Ar and Cos, Tarl Cabot is trapped in the siege of Ar's Station. And when Ar's Station falls to the warriors of Cos, it is only with the aid of the loyal Vosk League, that Tarl and other survivors make their escape from the defeated port. "... View more info

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Valley of Silence (Circle Trilogy, Book Three)

By: Roberts, Nora

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 008076

ISBN: 0515141674

Condition: Good


Paperback original, first printing. Spine slanted, somewhat creased, a little edge wear and rubbing, interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Conclusion to the Circle trilogy. "In the kingdome of Geall, the scholarly Moira has taken up the sword of her people. Now, as queen, she must prepare her subjects for the greatest battle they will ever fight - against an enemy more vicious than any they have seen. For Lilith, the most powerful vampire in the world, has followed the circle of six through time to Geall. "Moira also has a personal score to settle. Vampires killed her... 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 certain death for him and for Soli, the valiant companion he loved more than life itself."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾... View more info

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Venus Equilateral

By: Smith, George O.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Pyramid Books: 1967

Seller ID: 001171

Condition: Good+


Covers slightly creased, some scuffing, darkening, corners bumped, some shelf wear. Red line across bottom edge (presumably remainder). "Venus Equilateral -- the space station 'planet' in the orbit of Venus -- relay point for vital interplanetary messages, nerve center of the Solar System. But it is too great a prize to be left alone -- and Don Channing of Venus Equilateral faces attack by greedy businessmen, bureaucratic government, and the most daring pirate of the spaceways! Tension, crisis -- and the thrill of science -- fill this classic tale of tomorrow's worlds and the... View more info

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Victoria X: Tales of an Aireship [signed]

By: Teague, Gypsey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008217

ISBN: 1461116473

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding tight. Signed by author on title page. "Victoria is dead. Leopold has usurped the Throne from Edward. The Germans are on English soil and only one aireship, the Victoria X, can save the Empire. Read how a single Captain, Abigail Buckman, may be the last hope of the Realm as she assists the English Aire and Naval Services against those loyal to the illegal King and Queen. "; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; Signed by Author 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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War of Honor

By: Weber, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 2002

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003750

ISBN: 0743435451

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


DJ has very slight shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. "No one wanted another war. Thomas Theisman didn't. After risking his life and a fresh round of civil war to overthrow the Committee of Public Safety's reign of terror...an interstellar war was the LAST thing he wanted. Baron High Ridge didn't. The Prime Minister of Manticore was perfectly happy with the war he had. His Imperial Majesty Gustav didn't. Now that the fighting between the Star Kingdom and the Havenites had ended....Protector Benjamin didn't. And Honor Harrington certainly didn't. Unfortunately, what they wanted... View more info

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War of Honor

By: Weber, David

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006534

ISBN: 0743435451

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, PO gift inscription inside, no CD. DJ has very slight shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. "No one wanted another war. Thomas Theisman didn't. After risking his life and a fresh round of civil war to overthrow the Committee of Public Safety's reign of terror...an interstellar war was the LAST thing he wanted. Baron High Ridge didn't. The Prime Minister of Manticore was perfectly happy with the war he had. His Imperial Majesty Gustav didn't. Now that the fighting between the Star Kingdom and the Havenites had ended....Protector Benjamin didn't. And Honor H... View more info

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War of Shadows (Book Three: the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga) (Signed)

By: Martin, Gail Z.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, New York, Orbit Books: 2015

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 182991

ISBN: 0316278025

Condition: New


Bought new, never read book. Autographed by author. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 632 pages; Book Three of the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga. "Blaine "Mick" McFadden managed to partially restore Donderath's magic, but not without a cost. They are now bound together, and the magic remains dangerous and erratic--draining the life from him with every use. New threats are rising from the wreckage of the battered kingdoms, and warlords both mortal and undead vie for control. Now, Blaine and his unlikely band of convict heroes must find allies amidst a sea of enemies, and discove... View more info

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Warbound (Signed) (The Grimnoir Chronicles, Book III)

By: Correia, Larry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Riverdale, NY, Baen Books: 2013

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 182681

ISBN: 1451639082

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black cloth over black boards with silver lettering. Spine very slightly cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear primarily to base of spine. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart, slight edge wear, corners bumped. A very nice copy, signed by author on title page. ; ; The Grimnoir Chronicles; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾" Tall; 434 pages; "Only a handful of people in the world know that mankind's magic comes from a living creature, a refugee from another universe. The Power showed up here in the 1850's because it was running from something. Now it is 1933, and the Power's hiding place has... View more info

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WASP

By: Russell, Eric Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Permabook: 1959

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8663

Condition: Good+


Permabook M-4120, 170 pp. 1st paperback printing. Some edge wear, 1" tear to front cover at top of spine, spine slightly slanted and worn up and down both edges. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Overall a fairly nice copy. ; Inserts for SFBC and Time magazine tipped into book. Postcard for Time still present but the one for SFBC has been detached. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 170 pages; "'We want you to become a Wasp,' said the Secret Service man. 'See this picture? Four men dead, a car smashed, all because a tiny insect was buzzing around. A tiny insect whic... View more info

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Way Station

By: Simak, Clifford

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1980

Edition: Twentieth Edition; 1st Ballantine printing

Seller ID: 8332

ISBN: 0345284208

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly creased, corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy. ; Originally published as a two part novel in Galaxy (1963) as "Here Gather the Stars." Winner of the Hugo Award in 1964. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 236 pages; "Neighbors saw Enoch Wallace as an ageless hermit, striding across his untended farm as he had done for over a century, still carrying the gun with which he had served in the Civil War. They must never know that inside his unchanging house, he met and conversed with a host of unimaginable friends from the farthest stars. ... View more info

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When the Devil Dances

By: Ringo, John

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Riverdale, NY, Baen Books: April, 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 182931

ISBN: 0743435400

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, slightly bumped corners. Jacket has minor edge wear. ; First Edition. Brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. Cover design and illustrations by Patrick Turner. ; Cover Art; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 494 pages; Book 3 of the Aldenata series." After five years of battling the Posleen invaders, human civilization prepares a strike to drive the aliens from the Earth. But the Clan-Lord of the Sten has learned from the defeats human have dealt him, and has his own battle plan. When he squares off against Major Michae... View more info

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Where the Ni-Lach

By: Bennett, M.J.

Price: $4.65

Publisher: New York, NY, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1983

Seller ID: 000272

ISBN: 034530876x

Condition: Very Good+


"On the lush green planet man had named Ver-Draak, a green-haired, crystal-eyed race once lived. But the Ni-Lach were no more, killed off by humans who feared their strange powers. Yet legends of a great Ni-Lacc treasure lived on. Eventually, men's search for Ni-Lach gold led them to a great forest called the Deep -- and to an orphan named Dhalvad, a carefree young man who played with alien fur children and - - - cured the sick without medicine. Soon Dhalvad and his friends -- human, alien and otherwise -- are running for their lives. . ." Slight crease in spine.; 12mo - over 6¾" ... View more info

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Whisper from the Stars

By: Sutton, Jeff

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1970

Seller ID: 000280

Condition: Good


Spine and cover show some creasing and dents. Normal shelf wear. "Across the bleak and tortured surface of the moon they fled -- the visionary scientist, Mark Randall, and his brilliant, beautiful companion, Ann Willett. Close behind were their pursuers, the crack agents of the BPS, security arm of the vast, all-powerful tyranny that ruled over Earth. Only the two fugitives could block the total enslavement of all mankind. But time was running out, the deadly laser guns were homing in -- and all that remained for them was one last desperate gamble . . ."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Whisper from the Stars

By: Sutton, Jeff

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004743

Condition: Good+


Corners bumped including a few pages, minor edge wear, reading crease, binding fairly tight, a little spotting to leading edge. Paperback original Dell 9520. A nice copy. "Across the bleak and tortured surface of the moon they fled -- the visionary scientist, Mark Randall, and his brilliant, beautiful companion, Ann Willett. Close behind were their pursuers, the crack agents of the BPS, security arm of the vast, all-powerful tyranny that ruled over Earth. Only the two fugitives could block the total enslavement of all mankind. But time was running out, the deadly laser guns were homin... View more info