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City of Illusions

By: Le Guin, Ursula K.

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007234

Condition: Very Good


Ace G-626, 160 pp. Paperback original, first printing, stated first book publication. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "Scattered here and there, small isolated groups of humanity lived in a state of semi-barbarity: Lost were the skills and science, the knowledge that had been Earth's in the golden age of the League of Worlds. Each time a colony of Earthmen began to stir the ashes of half-forgotten technology, the Shing, mindlying ravagers of Terra, would crush them out. "Only one man dared stand ... View more info

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Clone

By: Cowper, Richard

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1972

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001833

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight spine slant. Jacket has some edge wear/chipping, spine sunned. "Can four clones, saint-like, with perfect eidetic memories and rather plain features, find happiness in the brutish world of 2072? Or will they instead learn to accept the nasty conditions of life aboard a packed and harassed earth? Sprung illegally from Dr. Poynter's fertile imagination and sterile test tubes, nurtured separately by the current working class of intelligent apes, Alvin, Bruce, Colin, and Desmond (as alike as podded peas) are blissfully unaware of each other's existence. . . Till some... View more info

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Cockleburr Quarters

By: Baker, Charlotte

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Camelot Books: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000935

ISBN: 0380154617

Condition: Good


Spine/covers well-creased, scuffed. Bottom corner of front cover was torn and has been taped together. "Dolph was kicking cans the afternoon he found the puppies under the Cockleburr Street Kingdom of Heaven Church. Eight puppies guarded by a gotch-eared, half-blind mammy dog. Eight hungry puppies that nobody wanted -- nobody except Dolph and his younger sister, Myrtis. Together they plan and worry and bargain, take risks, make mistakes, work up sweat and blisters, discover their will and determination. And, in the end, in the most believable way, Dolph makes the unbelievable happen!&#... View more info

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Codex Born (Magic Ex Libris Series # 2) (Signed)

By: Hines, Jim

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, D A W Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008245

ISBN: 0756408164

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


New, never read. Bottom corners dented, otherwise fine. Signed by author at MarsCon 2014. "Isaac Vainio's life is just about perfect. He should know it can't last. Living and working as a part-time librarian in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Isaac has finally earned the magical research position he has dreamed of with Die Zwelf Portenaere, better known as the Porters. He is seeing a smart, fun, gorgeous dryad named Lena Greenwood. He has been cleared by Johannes Gutenberg to practice libriomancy once again, reaching into books to create whatever he chooses from their pages. Be... View more info

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Conan of the Isles

By: De Camp, L. Sprague; Carter, Lin

Price: $3.95

Publisher: London, Sphere Books Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003504

ISBN: 0722147198

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, minor edge wear, some rubbing, two orange stripes across bottom edge, price tag residue on front cover. A nice copy. "The adventure that started here, the royal Hall of Justice in Tarantia. . .was to be Conan's strangest and most fantastic of all the many that thronged his far-famed and peril-filled career."; Remainder; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Conan of the Isles

By: De Camp, L. Sprague; Carter, Lin

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, Sphere Books Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003505

ISBN: 0722147198

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, minor edge wear, some rubbing, crease along front hinge. An attractive copy. "The adventure that started here, the royal Hall of Justice in Tarantia. . .was to be Conan's strangest and most fantastic of all the many that thronged his far-famed and peril-filled career."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Conan the Conqueror

By: Howard, Robert E.

Price: $6.45

Publisher: New York, Lancer Books: 1967

Seller ID: 003469

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, some edge wear, darkening. Some yellowing, but text is unmarked. A nice copy. "Conan's awakening was abrupt and crystal-clear. He possessed full knowledge of the battle in the mountains and he had a good idea of where he was. He lay on a velvet couch, his limbs loaded with chains even he could not break. "What the devil did you do to me?" demanded Conan. "I blasted your consciousness," answered Xaltotum. "How, you would not understand, Call it Black Magic, if you will." Conan felt a chill along his spine...."; 12mo - over 6¾" ... View more info

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Conan: The People of the Black Circle (The Authorized Edition)

By: Howard, Robert E. (edited By Karl Edward Wagner)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Publishing Corporation: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006178

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


215 pp., frontispiece and full-page illustrations. Spine slightly slanted, top corner bumped, foxing along edges. DJ shows some edgewear including 2 small chips at spine. A nice, attractive copy. Edited and with an introduction by Karl Edward Wagner, this is billed as "The Authorized Edition" -- as opposed to the series published in the 1960s by Lancer, which had a little editing done to the stories. This is the 2nd volume. "Each volume includes, from the pages of 'Weird Tales', the unaltered words of the greatest master of heroic fantasy, Robert E. Howard . . . with so... View more info

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Conquest of Earth

By: Banister, Manly

Price: $3.40

Publisher: New York, Airmont Books: 1957

Seller ID: 004420

Condition: Very Good


Very minor shelfwear. A clean, unmarked copy. "Earth's elusive masters tolerated only one planet-wide organization --- the Scarlet Order of Men. Only the most favored of the People could enter the Institute, as children, to undergo rigorous training. Those unfit for the Order became Blue Brethren, servants and guides of the People, aiding and instructing them as loyal members of society, under the rule of the benevolent Trisz."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Conscience Interplanetary

By: Green, Joseph

Price: $4.40

Publisher: New York, NY, DAW Books: 1974

Seller ID: 000273

Condition: Very Good


"Armed with the required five master's degrees, among other outstanding accomplishments, you are a member of the elite Practical Philosopher Corps, a handful of galactic roamers trained to detect intelligent life-forms on the hundreds of newly colonized planets. As mankind's "Conscience" you are a brilliant blend of scientific realism and unfettered imagination . . . [your] twin duties to planetary conservation and your own aggressive, expanding race. For when a Conscience declares a world to cradle intelligent life, man must, regardless of cost, abandon it to its own destiny."... View more info

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Courageous Wings

By: Wirt, Mildred A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Books, Inc: 1940

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003413

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some edgewear, corners bumped/chipped, boards slightly soiled, edges darkened, ex-library w/ 2 stamps. Spot on p 192, otherwise a clean, unmarked copy.; Ex-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Coyote (Signed) (Book 1 in the Coyote Series)

By: Steele, Allen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 183191

ISBN: 0441009743

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Top and bottom of spine very slightly bumped on both book and jacket. Tightly bound. A very attractive copy. ; Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. Navy boards with gold lettering. ; Jacket art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 390 pages; Book 1 in the Coyote series. "The crime of the century begins without a hitch. On July 5th, 2070, as it's about to be launched, the starship Alabama is hijacked--by her captain and crew. In defiance of the repressive government of the United Republic of Earth, they replace her handpicked passengers with political ... View more info

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Crash Landing on Iduna

By: Tofte, Arthur

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Niagara Falls, NY, Laser Books: 1975

Seller ID: 000279

ISBN: 0373720033

Condition: Very Good


Laser Books #3, series edited by Roger Elwood When a spaceship crashes, the survivors are in peril for their lives.When the planet and its inhabitants are unknown to the survivors, fear becomes tangible among them. When the survivors are a crippled man and his four children the odds against survival increase dramatically. When the entire family has lived a controlled, docile, protected life and has been deliberately kept passive by the managers of the society on Earth from which they came, the situation looks hopeless. But when two of the survivors are Peder and Inga Evenson there is always ho... View more info

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Crazy Time

By: Wilhelm, Kate

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006087

ISBN: 0312014112

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


DJ in protective plastic wrap. A bright, attractive copy. "Why is Lauren Steele being followed around by a mysterious red-haired ghost? Why is the Pentagon after her? And why doesn't anyone believe her?"; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Crewel Lye : A Caustic Yarn (Xanth Series #8)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1989

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 001417

ISBN: 0345345991

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, corners bumped, some edge wear/chipping esp. to spine. Some scuffing to back cover, slight darkening. "Jordan was a ghost in Castle Roogna now, spending his time with little five-year-old Ivy and watching his own past unfold on the magic tapestry. But once he had been a valorous knight, riding his ghost horse Pook on a fabulous and dangerous mission. He had been betrayed with a cruel lie by two wily magicians and the woman he loved. He had been killed at the end, and his bones had been scattered. Now he could not even remember where they had been burie... View more info

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Cross and Crescent

By: Crosby, Rodney; Schwartz, Susan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Tom Doherty Associates, LLC: 1999

Edition: First Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 001420

ISBN: 0312868073

Condition: Very Good


Covers a bit creased, corners bumped, including a few pages. Some small stains along the fore edge that don't extend to pages. "Once Byzantium was the meeting place of East and West, the Holy City where subtle princes, rich merchants, and scheming priests built great monuments to the glory of God and their own ambition. But now, after centuries of power, the Imperial throne is in danger. The forces of Islam have captured Jerusalem, Christianity's holiest city, and all seems lost. From the West have come Jerusalem's saviors -- the armies of Franks, Normans, and other Christians -- who a... View more info

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Crossroads of Twilight

By: Jordan, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006188

ISBN: 0312864590

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bit shelf-cocked. A bright, attractive copy. "The world and the characters stand at a crossroads, and the world approaches twilight. Fleeing from Ebou Dar with the kidnapped Daughter of the Nine Moons, whom he is fated to marry, Mat Cauthon learns that he can neither keep her nor let her go, not in safety for either of them, for both the Shadow and the might of the Seanchan Empire are in deadly pursuit. Perrin Aybara seeks to free his wife, Faile, a captive of the Shaido, but his only hope may be an alliance with the enemy. Can he remain true to his friend Rand and to himself? Fo... View more info

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Curiosities of Animal Life

By: Burton, Maurice D.Sc.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002801

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


224 pages w/ Table of Contents & Index. Spine very slightly slanted, 3 dents on top edge of back board, previous owner's name blacked out on free end paper, spine cracked at pp. 48, 96 & 208. DJ is chipped in several places along top & bottom edges, 1 1/2" closed tear at bottom edge. Text is clean, bright, & unmarked. A book which draws on the "striking, unusual, and extraordinary" to present natural history in an engaging way. Age Level: Grades 5-8; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Curse of the Mistwraith (Volume I: The Wars of Light and Shadow)

By: Wurts, Janny

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Roc: 1994

Seller ID: 004835

ISBN: 0451453069

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine somewhat slanted, ex-library with minimal stamps and a pocket, DJ in protective wraps taped top boards. A bright, attractive copy. ,p> "It began with a Mistwraith that smothered all the world in fog and dampness, and followed with a war that upended order and overthrew the rule of the High Kings. After five long centuries, animosity still runs deep, and even the memory of sunlight has been forgotten in the land of Athera. Only the words of a drunken seer offer hope that the Mistwraith might be defeated, that the train of hatreds and ills it has inflicted across Athera might one d... View more info

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Custer's Last Stand

By: Reynolds, Quentin

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1951

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 003189

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slanted, darkened, some wear and chipping at top and base. Dampstaining across both boards, corners bumped, minor edge wear with a dent to top edge of back cover. Owner's name insdie cover, a couple gold stars on read pastedown. Pages are clean and unmarked. A "Landmark Book," this is the story of General George Armstrong Custer starting with his boyhood and life at West Point. As with so many men of his generation, Custer comes of age during the Civil War, where the young cavalryman makes a flamboyant name for himself, winding up a Brigadier General. Staying in the Army afte... View more info