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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

Birds of Prey

By: Drake, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001831

ISBN: 0671559125

Condition: Good


Covers slightly creased, spine slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear. Signed by author on title page. "Rome, 262 AD It had been the capital of the greatest civilization on Earth. Now both city and civilization are dying. Germans flood across the borders from Britain to the Bosphorus, leaving a trail of rape, carnage, and ashes. In the cities, mobs riot; in the countryside, cults seek salvation in dark rituals. Imperial unity has shattered into a mosaic of separatists and usurpers, squabbling among themselves as greater enemies gather to swallow them all. One man stands between... View more info

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Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, Saalfield Publishing Company: 1924

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 006166

Condition: Fair in Good+ dust jacket


234 pp. Saalfield Every Child's Library #3001. Front board detached at pastedown, but still attached at rear pastedown, corners a bit bumped. Text browned with 3/8" bookworm hole (I'm not kidding) affecting pp.16-56. One page dogearred. DJ in protective Brodart plastic wrap. DJ has scuff mark on front, small chips at spine and flap ends, some edgewear, PO name on front flap. Florence Williams' full-page black and white illustrations and chapter head silhouettes make this a charming early reprint of this beloved 1877 classic.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

Bob, Son of Battle

By: Ollivant, Alfred

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Astor Place, New York, Doubleday & McClure Company: 1901

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 005836

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slanted, olive green boards with gold lettering and scene on front board depicting mountains and sheep grazing. Gold along top edge. Edges worn and corners a little chipped. Black and white glossy frontispiece and glossy illustrations throughout text. Webbing exposed at front pastedown, cracked at p 174, dampstain along top edge, but otherwise text is light and clean. Set in the Daleland, this is the story of Bob, son of Battle, the last of the Gray Dogs of Kenmuir—a story of the great sheep-dog trials, the Shepherds’ Trophy, the mystery of the Black Killer, and Owd Bob o’ K... View more info

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Bread and Jam for Frances

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1977

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 003028

ISBN: 0590478435

Condition: Good+


Covers slightly soiled, crease on back. A nice, unmarked copy. Frances' parents have a problem. Whatever Mother serves, Frances wishes it was bread and jam and proclaims accordingly in rhyme. So one day Mother serves her just what she wants-bread and jam for every meal! Soon Frances is not quite as thrilled as she expected to be. A charming book of reverse childhood psychology which children will appreciate on one level and every parent who ever had a stubborn child to contend with will appreciate on quite a different level. Cute color illustrations by Lillian Hoban add so much t... View more info

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Brothers of Earth

By: Cherryh, C. J.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New Haven, Conn., Doubleday & Company: 1976

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001283

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, slightly shelf-cocked, some signatures detaching from spine at top. Jacket shows edgewear, some scuffing/darkening. "The sole survivor of a spaceship battle, Kurt Morgan's survival capsule finds an Earth-type planet in this unknown system. Stranded for life, he must adapt quickly to the strange terrain and even stranger inhabitants. . . or face extinction. But would it be possible for him to learn the ways of this totally alien culture. . . to entirely adapt his human reactions to their fabulous civilization and complex mores? Kurt didn't know it yet, but before long... View more info

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Brothers of Earth

By: Cherryh, C. J.

Price: $4.35

Publisher: New York, NY, DAW Books: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 001391

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased, shelf-cocked, corners bumped, some scuffing/darkening, a few pages dog-eared, book has a slight curve to it. "The sole survivor of a spaceship battle, Kurt Morgan's survival capsule finds an Earth-type planet in this unknown system. Stranded for life, he must adapt quickly to the strange terrain and even stranger inhabitants. . . or face extinction. But would it be possible for him to learn the ways of this totally alien culture. . . to entirely adapt his human reactions to their fabulous civilization and complex mores? Kurt didn't know it yet, but before lon... View more info

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Buffalito Contigency (Amazing Conroy Series # 2)

By: Schoen, Lawrence M.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Overland Park, KS, Hadley Rille Books: 2011

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008243

ISBN: 0982946775

Condition: Fine


New, never read. SIgned by author at IllogiCon 2014. "The Amazing Conroy has taken his hypnosis act beyond Human Space. "It should be show business as usual, except for the bigger-than-a-planet energy being that eants to study him, the rival aliens pulling him in opposite directions, his buffalito lapping up liquid gravity, and the small matter of a hypnotized ghost. . . "; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Buffalito Destiny (Amazing Conroy Series # 1)

By: Schoen, Lawrence M.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Overland Park, KS, Hadley Rille Books: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008242

ISBN: 0981924336

Condition: Very Good


Top corner crease to back cover and last few pages, otherwise near fine. SIgned by author at IllogiCon 2014. "The Amazing Conroy is a stage hypnotist who has parlayed an alien buffalo dog, a creature that eats anything and farts oxygen, into a powerful corporation worth billions. An ambitious plan to use these buffalitos to clean up toxic waste sites places him in direct conflict with a radical anti-alien ecoterrorist organization, and before long, Conroy is on the run with only his pet buffalito, Reggie, and his gambler pal, Left-John Mocker, to aid him. "Conroy must elude te... View more info

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Cally's War

By: Ringo, John; Cochrane, Julie

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005070

ISBN: 0743488458

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, slight edge wear, a few pages with corners bumped. Jacket shows a little edge wear. An attractive copy. Sequel to the Posleen series about a future alien invasion of Earth. "For as long as Cally O'Neal could remember, she had lived in danger. While her father was fighting the invading Posteen she had been raised by her grandfather, practically on the front-lines of a war that had erased five billion humans from the earth. In the final stages she had officially 'died' and been recruited into the Bane Sidhe, a group of underground warriors dedicated to brea... View more info

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Carl Hall of Tait

By: Tomlinson, Everett T.

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, Barse & Hopkins: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002998

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, edges darkened, front board somewhat loose at spine, considerable wear at top 1/2" of spine/front board, green boards show some soiling. Pictorial cover. Text is clean and unmarked. Black & white glossy frontispiece.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Centaur Aisle (Xanth Series #4)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1982

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 000674

ISBN: 0345297709

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, some shelf wear. "Dor was having troubles growing up to be the next Magician-King of the magic Land of Xanth. He wanted no part of running the kingdom. But now Good King Trent was leaving on a trade mission to non-magical Mundania, home of such weird beasts as horses and bears, so Dor had to take over as King for a week. A week passes. No Trent. Then three weeks. King Trent still hadn't returned. Surely, something terrible had happened; he was apparently held captive in some foul dungeon, unable to escape. Dor was left with the burden of ruling -- and with Irene, w... View more info

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Cherry Ames, Private Duty Nurse (7th in Cherry Ames series)

By: Wells, Helen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1946

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003715

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, starting to crack at pastedowns, edgewear, corners bumped/chipped, board scuffed & lightly soiled. Pictorial cover--no jacted as issued. Text is clean and unmarked. Seventh in the popular Cherry Ames series for girls. More troubles and triumphs as Cherry Ames enters the world of private duty nursing.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Children of Dune (Dune Chronicles Book 3)

By: Herbert, Frank

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1984

Edition: Twenty-Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 000192

ISBN: 0425074994

Condition: Very Good


Some slight shelf wear. Front cover has a small dent. Third in the original Dune trilogy, following "Dune" (Nebula and Hugo Awards) and "Dune Messiah". The desert planet Arrakis has begun to grow green and lush. The life giving spice is abundant. The nine year old royal twins, possessed of their father's supernormal powers are being groomed as Messiahs. But there are those who think the Imperium does not need Messiahs.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Children of Dune (Dune Chronicles Book 3)

By: Herbert, Frank

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Medallion: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005473

ISBN: 0425033104

Condition: Very Good


408 pp, 2nd paperback printing of this classic. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, light reading crease, binding fairly tight. Small crease at bottom edge of front cover near spine. A little sunning to leading 1/2" of back cover. Some browning to pages but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Third in the original Dune trilogy, following "Dune" (Nebula and Hugo Awards) and "Dune Messiah". The desert planet Arrakis has begun to grow green and lush. The life giving spice is abundant. The nine year old royal twins, possessed of their father'... 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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Cinched [Signed by Multiple Authors] Imagination Unbound

By: Hartness, John C. (editor) ; Martin, Gail Z. ; Martin, Larry; Massey, Misty; Leverett Emily Levin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Falstaff Books: 2015

Seller ID: 8777

ISBN: 1523739568

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Trade paperback, 291 pp. New, never read. ; Signed by several of the authors: John C. Hartness, Gail Z. And Larry Martin, Misty Massey, and Emily Leverett. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 291 pages; " The Corset. "" Rarely has any garment held such allure, such mystery, so much attraction for men and women alike. From a simple foundation garment to a fashion statement all its own, the corset has held the imagination for centuries. " This collection of stories from some of the brightest fantasy writers in the world run the gamut from steampunk to horror, from s... View more info

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Cinderella

By: Perrault, Charles

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1988

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 001003

ISBN: 0394996038

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Owner's name/sticker on front FEP. Diane Goode sumptuously illustrates this classic fairy tale of a mistreated kitchen maid, her fairy godmother, and (of course) a prince charming. Est Level: 3rd - 6th grades; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Cirque

By: Carr, Terry

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003296

ISBN: 0672520141

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, edgewear. Ex-library with one stamp and pocket residue. DJ in protective wrap. A bright, attractive copy. "Several millennia in the future, Earth has become a backwater planet, ignored by others in its galaxy. Its one jewel is Cirque, the City on the Abyss, into which the River Fundament falls in magnificent cataracts. It is a city of love and harmony, with inspiring religious rites. But in the Abyss there lives the Beast, loathsome to imagine, frightening to confront, for it was formed from castoff hates of the Cirquians: a Beast whose body is refuse, whose mind is... View more info

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City and Country - New Citizenship Reader

By: Ringer, Edith Hope; Downie, Lou Chase

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1940

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 002079

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


This was a school textbook rather than ex-library, with a pupil signup sheet pasted inside cover. Corners are bumped with a fair amount of edge wear, chipping, and scurffing to boards. Some fading. Pages show some foxing and soiling. Pages 9 and 69 have pieces torn out that include some text, otherwise I would grade it about Good -. Some other small tears to a few pages, but they don't affect the text. Originally published in 1930, this is a charming first-grade reading primer from 1940 with lovely color illustrations of the period. Chapter titles range from "Bubbles" to "Pain... View more info