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Fire Study (Study Series #3)

By: Snyder, Maria V

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Mira Books: 2008

Edition: 27th Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8556

ISBN: 0778325342

Condition: Very Good-


Spine a bit slanted, corners worn, a little edge wear and chipping. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Themed bookmark for the Study series laid in. ; Study Series; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 441 pages; "The apprenticeship is over - now the real test has begun. " When word that Yelena is a Soulfinder - able to capture and release souls - spreads like wildfire, people grow uneasy. Already Yelena's unusual abilities and past have set her apart. As the Council debates Yelena's fate, she receives a disturbing message: a plot is rising against her... View more info

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Fireball

By: Mayhew, Vic & Long, Doug

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1977

Seller ID: 000231

Condition: Very Good


Slight creasing in spine, minor shelf wear "The first one to see the fearsomely sized, fiery planetoid streaking through the heavens was a teenaged boy with a passion for astronomy. His discover was quickly confirmed . . . earth was faced with total destruction within eight days unless the greatest gamble in human history succeeded"; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Fires of Azeroth (Morgaine Cycle Ser.)

By: Cherryh, C. J.

Price: $4.20

Publisher: New York, D A W Books, Incorporated: 1984

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 001392

ISBN: 0879979259

Condition: Good+


Spine is somewhat creased, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Some darkening, some edge wear/chipping. Third book in the Morgaine series of the Qhal and the Gates through Time and Space they left behind. "Morgaine, the closer of world gates, and her henchman Vanye, came to the land called Azeroth from drowned Shiuan. There was a star gate in Azeroth marked by alien fires and this, too, Morgaine must seal. But they brought to that peaceful land devastation and terror. For the hordes of Shiuan were hot on their heels determined to conquer new lands for themselves and to avenge their l... View more info

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Fires of Azeroth (Morgaine Cycle Ser.)

By: Cherryh, C. J.

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, D A W Books, Incorporated: 1984

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 004621

ISBN: 0879979259

Condition: Good+


Ex-library with stamps on leading edge and sticker at base of spine. Spine a bit creased, slightly slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear with a little chipping, date and name on front end paper. Edges yellowed but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Third book in the Morgaine series of the Qhal and the Gates through Time and Space they left behind. "Morgaine, the closer of world gates, and her henchman Vanye, came to the land called Azeroth from drowned Shiuan. There was a star gate in Azeroth marked by alien fires and this, too, Morgaine must seal. But they brought to t... View more info

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First Step Outward

By: Hoskins, Robert (editor)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Dell Publishing: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001790

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers slightly creased, corners bumped, some edge wear. Some darkening, text is clean and unmarked. Paperback original. Blast off into the unknown through this collection of short stories by such great science-fiction writers as Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg, Theodore Sturgeon, Frederik Pohl, Murray Leinster, Robert A. Heinlein and others. Introduction by Poul Anderson.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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First Test (Protector of the Small, Book One)

By: Pierce, Tamora

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2000

Seller ID: 006514

ISBN: 0679889175

Condition: Very Good-


Minor edgewear & bumping, small scuff mark on cover. A bright, attractive copy. First book in the Protector of the Small series, followed by 'Page', 'Squire', and 'Lady Knight'. Set in the same world (Tortall) as Pierce's 'Song of the Lioness' and 'Immortals' series. "'Girls are fragile, more emotional, easier to frighten.' This is the typical attitude that Keladry of Mindelan is up against. Kel is the first girl in ten years to take advantage of the decree that permits girls to train for the knighthood, and she is about to smash everyone's preconceptions about what girls can and... View more info

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Five Fates

By: Laumer, Keith; Anderson, Poul; Herbert, Frank; Dickson, Gordon; Ellison, Harlan

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Paperback Library: 1971

Seller ID: 001432

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight shelf wear, some foxing. "Send me your tired, your poor, your hopeless, yearning to be free. To them I raise the lamp beside the brazen door. . ." So reads the inscrip tion over the portal to the euthanasia center. From a common beginning -- William Bailey's death there -- five of today's top writers of science fiction create their separate visions of Bailey's fate. No two are even remotely alike."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Five Little Martins and the Martin House

By: Van Buren, Caroline

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Chicago, The Goldsmith Publishing Company: 1936

Seller ID: 002904

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


1" chip missing from top of spine, corners bumped/chipped, edgewear, small spot on front board, back board has scuff mark, PO's name on free endpaper. Text is yellowed and has small tears and tiny chips but is clean and unmarked. The further adventures of the five Little Martin children start with the honeymoon visit of their Uncle Bob and new Aunt Bettina in which the five little Martins try to stay clean for an hour, fail miserably, and have to be fished out of the river. Age Level: Grades 3-7; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Five to Twelve

By: Cooper, Edmund

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003302

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, very minor edgewear. DJ shows very minor edgewear, some foxing. A clean, attractive copy. "This provocative science-fiction novel tells of the revolt of a lone, implacable male against a future society run entirely by women. At a time some hundred years from now, in what used to be Merry Old England, Dion Quern, sensitive, independent, and intellectually affluent is an anachronism in an unbalanced society consisting of five enslaved men for every twelve superwomen."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Flandry of Terra

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1979

Seller ID: 001416

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased, corners bumped, some edge wear. Bookseller stamps inside cover, price stamped on ffep. "Dominic Flandry, Agent of Imperial Terra. His duty, as officially defined: to seek out threats to the Pax Terrestria, and to neutralize them-or, failing that, to call in His Majesty's military forces, who will end them in a more drastic and final way. As defined by Dominic Flandry: to stick his finger in the dike of civilization, to hold off for his lifetime the inevitable coming of the barbarians and the Long Night. To this end he battles gloriously, murders remorselessl... View more info

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Flandry of Terra

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $3.70

Publisher: New York, NY, Ace Books: 1979

Seller ID: 002034

ISBN: 0441240712

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers slightly creased, slight spine slant, corners bumped, minor edge wear/chipping. A little darkening. Text is clean and unmarked. "Dominic Flandry, Agent of Imperial Terra. His duty, as officially defined: to seek out threats to the Pax Terrestria, and to neutralize them-or, failing that, to call in His Majesty's military forces, who will end them in a more drastic and final way. As defined by Dominic Flandry: to stick his finger in the dike of civilization, to hold off for his lifetime the inevitable coming of the barbarians and the Long Night. To this end he battles glo... View more info

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Flying to Valhalla

By: Pellegrino, Charles R.

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Morrow/Avon: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002931

ISBN: 0688125069

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped. Jacket shows slight edge wear. A bright, attractive copy. "At the midpoint of the 21st century, as the relativistic spacecraft Valkyrie approaches the inhabited fourth world of Alpha Centauri A, the masters on Earth harbor grave fears about the mission's outcome. Transmissions from Chris Wayville, the male half of the husband and wife team manning Valkyrie, have revealed that the man who may control the destiny of an alien planet, and perhaps his homeworld's as well, is quite possible insane. In a moment of weakness, the Wayvilles will bring cr... View more info

Foreigner (Foreigner Series Book 1)

By: Cherryh, C. J.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, D A W Books, Incorporated: 1994

Seller ID: 000766

ISBN: 0886776376

Condition: Poor


Reading copy ONLY. All pages are quite readable, but this book drank the contents of my dog's water bowl -- you can imagine the effect. If you just want a copy to read, this would suffice. First novel in the first Foreigner triology. "It had been nearly five centuries since the starship Phoenix, lost in space and desperately searching for the nearest G5 star, had encountered the planet of the atevi. On this alien world, law was kept by the use of registered assassination, alliances were defined by individual loyalties not geographical borders, and war became inevitable once humans... View more info

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Foreigner (The Foreigner Trilogy, Bk. 1)

By: Cherryh, C. J.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, D A W Books, Incorporated: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001281

ISBN: 0886775906

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


Reading copy. Likely Book Club edition (not stated). Boards show some edgewear plus a couple stains. A number of pages have stains that extend in some cases to the margins (text is not obscured). Slightly shelf-cocked. Jacket shows some edge wear/creasing/chipping, and also has a number of stains esp. to back cover. First novel in the first Foreigner triology. "Lost in space, the starship Phoenix charts its way to the nearest G5 star and discovers the world of the atevi-a world where law is kept by the use of registered assassination, where alliances were not defined by geographi... View more info

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Forging the Darksword (The Darksword Trilogy #1)

By: Weis, Margaret; Hickman, Tracy

Price: $2.90

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: 27th Edition; Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 002386

ISBN: 0553268945

Condition: Good+


Spine very slightly slanted, minor bumping/edgewear, 1 in. Crease on front cover. P. 39 dog eared, pp.54-55 have small tears, some page corners creased. A bright, clean copy. ; #1 in the Darksword Trilogy. ; Darksword; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; "In the enchanted realm of Merilon, magic is life. Born without magical abilities and denied his birthright, Joram is left for dead. Yet he grows to manhood in a remote country village, hiding his lack of powers only through constant vigilance and ever more skillful sleight-of-hand. Forced to kill a man in self-defense, Joram can keep his s... View more info

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Forward the Foundation (Foundation Series)

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Spectra: 1994

Edition: 27th Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 8461

ISBN: 0553565079

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Foundation Series; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 480 pages; The sixth of Asimov's Foundation novels to be written, but actually this is the first chronologically. "It is the year 12,020 G. E. And Emperor Cleon, First of that Name, sits uneasily on the Imperial throne. Here on Trantor, the great multi-domed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. It is a world so intricately woven that pulling one thread would unravel i... View more info

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Forward!

By: Dickson, Gordon R.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 000855

ISBN: 0671559710

Condition: Very Good


Spine, covers slightly creased. Slight shelf wear. Eleven tales by a top notch science fiction author, with an introduction by editor Sandra Miesel. "What can measure the advancement of Man? The eye, which sees the stars and knows we soon will reach them? The mind, which catalogs more knowledge than was dreamed of in ancient philosophies? Or perhaps the heart, the fount and spring of all our desires? No sky can set a limit to the soaring spirit of man. He who best uses his eyes, and his mind, and his heart, will blaze the way -- a way that lesser men can only hope to follow.&... View more info

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Foundation (Collegium Chronicles Book 1)

By: Lackey, Mercedes

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, Daw Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8820

ISBN: 0756405769

Condition: Near Fine


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Valdemar; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 418 pages; " Mags had slaved at the gem mines for as long as he could remember, completely unaware of how unusual his paltry existence was - until some strangers on huge white horses forced their way past the mine owners and carried him away to Haven to become a Herald Trainee. " Suddenly the whole world opened up for him. He was warm and well fed for the first time in his life, and he had Dallen, his Companion, who seemed more miraculous than an angel. But th... View more info

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Foundation and Empire (Foundation Series)

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Del Rey Books (Science Fiction and Fantasy): 1983

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Del Rey Printing

Seller ID: 8498

ISBN: 0345309006

Condition: Good+


Corners worn, some edge wear, light reading crease, some creasing and wear to covers. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; Foundation Series; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 234 pages; This is the first book in the original Foundation Series, winner of a Hugo Award for Best Series ever. The trilogy starts with a Galactic Empire that has endured for more than 10,000 years but is now falling (think Roman Empire). Hari Seldon, psychological specialist and genius, has devised the new science of psychohistory that both predicts the Fall and enables him to cre... View more info

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From the Earth to the Moon

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 000851

Condition: Good


Covers somewhat creased, darkened. Slight shelf wear. Some foxing. Apparent waterstain at the bottom right corner about 1/2 inches. One of the classic tales of the first journey to the Moon, originally published in 1865 by the man many regard as the father of modern science fiction. "The War of the Rebellion is over -- and the members of the American Gun Club, bored with inactivity, look around for a new project. At last they have it: "We will build the greatest projectile the world has ever seen -- and make the moon our 38th State!"; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info