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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: Film Tie In-Edition.

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 2005.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34017


Film tie-in edition, with a 23 page afterword by Robbie Stamp, plus 80-pages of other material (cast list, interviews with vartous of the actors etc), plus 16-pages of colour stills from the film. View more info

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The Eighth Fontana Book Of Great Ghost Stories.

By: Aickman, Robert (ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1975.

Edition: Third printing.

Seller ID: 38660


First published in 1972. Volume 8 of 20 published in total 1964-1984 of THE FONTANA BOOK OF GREAT GHOST STORIES: the first eight edited by Robert Aickman, subsequent volumes by Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes. Fontana 3080. View more info

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The Fifth Fontana Book Of Great Ghost Stories.

By: Aickman, Robert (ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Fontana: London.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38659


Three page introduction by the editor: classic reprints with one original story - ''The Swords'' by Aickman himseolf.. 20 volumes in the series were published in total 1972-1984, the first eight edited by Aickman, the remaining volumes by Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes. First printing with ''First published in Fontana Books December 1969''. View more info

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The Loch Ness Monster.

By: Akins, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Signet Books: NY.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43994


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Breakfast With A Bigfoot.

By: Alderton, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Beaver Books: London.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43177


Non-fiction for younger readers: ''do strange creatures like these really exist''. View more info

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The Dark Frontier

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: London.: 1959.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 33307


First published in hardcover in 1936. Very uncommon paperback. View more info

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Banner Over Pusan.

By: Anderson, Ellery

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Brown, Watson Ltd/Digit Books: London.: 1960.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 43965


Korean war novel. Digit R534. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

Tor Horror Sampler.

By: Anonymous (ed.),

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10398


Extracts from novels by John Farris, Stephen Laws, Richard Laymon, Dan Simmons, K. W. Jeter and eight others. View more info

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Roc Books A Taste Of The Future Free Sampler.

By: Anonymous (ed.),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: ROC: NY.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25903


Excerpts from five fantasy/sf novels: 88 pages. View more info

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The Devils Prayer Book By A Witch.

By: Anonymous,

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Mayflower: London.: 1975.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 43788


First published by Rigel Press in 1972: ''the complete texts of the witches' rituals''. Both editions are very uncommon. View more info

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Bio Of A Space Tyrant Volume 2: Mercenary.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27307


SF novel. View more info

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Orn.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1971.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27333


SF novel.''the future of a wild an primitive planet depends on three earth exiles - who may not survive its dangers long enough to save it.''. View more info

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Centaur Aisle.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Del Rey: NY.: 1981.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27317


Published first as a paperback original, this US Book club edition was the first hardcover edition. Part of the long-running Xanth fantasy series. View more info

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Hasan.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Borgo Press: CA.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00455


Arabian nights fantasy novel. View more info

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Omnivore.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 01585


SF novel. View more info

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Phthor.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Berkley: NY.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27309


SF novel. View more info

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Bio Of A Space Tyrant Volume 4: Executive.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41353


SF novel. View more info

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Prostho Plus.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1974.

Edition: First British paperback editiion.

Seller ID: 41366


SF novel. View more info

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Chthon.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1972.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41378


SF novel. The author's first book, a 1967 Nebula and 1968 Hugo nominee.''he has written large amounts of both sf and fantasy; though there is no clear demarcation, it is certainly the case that he has more and more concentrated his energies on the latter form. His two most ambitious sf novels came early in his career. CHTHON (1967), his first, is a complexly structured adventure of self-discovery partially set in a vast Underground Prison, and making ambitious t... View more info

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Rings Of Ice.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1974.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41379


SF novel. View more info

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Phthor.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1978.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41386


SF novel. View more info

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Heaven Cent.

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Avon: NY.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41361


Xanth novel. View more info

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The Ring.

By: Anthony, Piers (& Robert E. Margroff)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32549


SF novel. Ace A-19. Part of the Ace SF Special series edited by Terry Carr. View more info

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The Second Ghost Book.

By: Asquith, Lady Cynthia (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1956.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 13784


Pan 393. First published in hardcover in 1952. Wonderful cover art. View more info

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The Third Ghost Book.

By: Asquith, Lady Cynthia (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1961.

Edition: Third printing.

Seller ID: 33077


Pan GP86. Collects 27 stories. First published in hardcover in 1955. View more info

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Avon Fantasy Reader no 3.

By: AVON FANTASY READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1947.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22297


Third issue. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. 18 issues published in total, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, edited by Donald A. Wollheim., In Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 127-132.''US digest anthology, 18 volumes, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, published by Avon Publishing, New York; ed Donald A. Wollheim. AVON FANTASY READER was the first regular paperback reprint fantasy anthology series, though its digest fo... View more info

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Avon Fantasy Reader no 1 (first issue).

By: AVON FANTASY READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1947 (February)

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39590


First issue. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. 18 issues published in total, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, edited by Donald A. Wollheim., In Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 127-132.''US digest anthology, 18 volumes, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, published by Avon Publishing, New York; ed Donald A. Wollheim. AVON FANTASY READER was the first regular paperback reprint fantasy anthology series, though its digest for... View more info

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Avon Fantasy Reader no 4.

By: AVON FANTASY READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1947.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39593


Fourth issue. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. 18 issues published in total, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, edited by Donald A. Wollheim., In Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 127-132.''US digest anthology, 18 volumes, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, published by Avon Publishing, New York; ed Donald A. Wollheim. AVON FANTASY READER was the first regular paperback reprint fantasy anthology series, though its digest f... View more info

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Avon Fantasy Reader no 14.

By: AVON FANTASY READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Book Company: NY.: 1950.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39596


14th issue. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. 18 issues published in total, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, edited by Donald A. Wollheim., In Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 127-132. Includes ''Temptress Of The Tower Of Torture And Sin'' by Robert E. Howard.''US digest anthology, 18 volumes, quarterly, 1947 - 1952, published by Avon Publishing, New York; ed Donald A. Wollheim. AVON FANTASY READER was the fi... View more info

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Avon Science Fiction And Fantasy Reader Vol 1 no 1.

By: AVON SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY READER, (ed. Sol Cohen)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Novels, Inc., NY.: 1953 (January).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22349


January 1953 issue (vol 1 no 1). First of just two magazine issues published in total in 1953, an attempt to revive the earlier Avon Fantasy Reader series and Avon Science Fiction Reader series under one title. Unlike those earlier series (which contained many reprints), all stories in these two issues were new. Indeed, this first issue contains Arthur C. Clarke's classic story ''The Forgotten Enemy''. View more info

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Avon Science Fiction Reader no 2.

By: AVON SCIENCE FICTION READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Avon Novels, Inc., NY.: 1951.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 39235


Second of just three magazine issues published 1951-1952, intended as a companion title to the successful AVON FANTASY READER series. Contained mostly reprints from the 1920s and 1930s. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. See Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 134-35. View more info

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Avon Science Fiction Reader no 2.

By: AVON SCIENCE FICTION READER, (ed. Donald A. Wollheim)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Avon Novels, Inc., NY.: 1951.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22312


Second of just three magazine issues published 1951-1952, intended as a companion title to the successful AVON FANTASY READER series. Contained mostly reprints from the 1920s and 1930s. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. See Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 134-35. View more info

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Binding the Devil: Exorcism Past and Present.

By: Baker, Roger

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Arrow Books: London.: 1975.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 43880


First published in hardcover in 1974. View more info

Image for The Angry Night (Sexton Blake Library #451).

The Angry Night (Sexton Blake Library #451).

By: Baker, W. Howard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Fleetway Publications: London.: 1960 (May).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25921


Sexton Blake Library no 451. Price 1/-. View more info

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Witchfinder: The Mark Of The Beast.

By: Ball, Brian N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Mayflower/Granada: London.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43885


Supernatural novel. Written by Brian N. Ball writing as Brian Ball. Uncommon UK paperback View more info

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The Fiend In You.

By: Beaumont, Charles

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1962.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41820


Ballantine F641. Collection of weird/horror stories. View more info

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Shadow Play.

By: Beaumont, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Panther: London.: 1964.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43311


First published as HUNGER AND OTHER STORIES in hardcover in 1957: that edition has the title story plus sixteen others. This UK paperback drops the title story ''Hunger'', necessitating the change of title. Panther 1767. A very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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The Frankenstein Reader.

By: Beck, Calvin (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: NY.: 1962.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43297


Reprint anthology. Ballantine F 680. View more info

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Born In Captivity.

By: Berry, Bryan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hamilton & Co.: London.: 1952.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26180


SF novel.''UK author (1930-1955) who was active for only a few years. Along with such writers as John Russell Fearn, E.C. Tubb and Kenneth Bulmer, he contributed many pulp-magazine-style sf novels to obscure paperback houses, most notably the Venus trilogy as by ''Rolf Garner''. And the Stars Remain (1952) confronts men and Martians with a superior force. BORN IN CAPTIVITY (1952) presents a rigid post-WWIII society. Other novels include Return to Earth (1951), D... View more info

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The Galactic Invaders.

By: Berry, James B.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Laser Books: Ontario.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33595


Laser 31. SF novel.''Canadian sf imprint initiated in 1975 by Harlequin Books, the US publisher of Mills & Boon romances, under the editorship of Roger Elwood. The books were restricted to a formula which specified a male protagonist, an upbeat ending, no sex or atheism, and a minimum of long words. All Laser Book covers were the work of Frank Kelly Freas. The series was suspended early in 1977 after fifty-seven books had appeared. The Laser formula made it unli... View more info

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Nuclear Weapons.

By: Berzins, Otto

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pan Books: London.: 1966.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33288


Pan Piper MP104. View more info

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So Pale, So Cold, So Fair

By: Birkin, Charles

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Universal-Tandem: London.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43763


Horror stories. Tandem 4765. Very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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Atoms And Evil.

By: Bloch, Robert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd/Gold Medal: London.: Nd (1963).

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41823


Short story collection. View more info

Ronald Rabbit Is A Dirty Old Man.

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Manor Books: NY.: 1974.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 14948


''the wonderful world of a sex maniac and debaucher of young schoolgirls''. View more info

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Snowman.

By: Bogner, Norman

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New English Library (NEL): London.: 1979.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43812


Horror novel. Very uncommon UK paperback.''it left the Himalayas crazed with hunger. It trekked across the Asian wastes, making it's way from Siberia to Alaska and down the face of North America, with a desperate craving for human flesh. Then at last, on a serene California Mountain, at a lush ski resort, it found what it was after''. View more info

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Legacy.

By: Bone, J. F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Laser Books: Ontario.: 1976.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33615


Laser 18. SF novel. View more info

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Real Magic: An Introductory Treatise on the Basic Principles of Yellow Magic.

By: Bonewits, Philip Emmons Isaac

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sphere: London.: 1974.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43774


Vol 14 in the Dennis Wheatley Library Of The Occult series published by Sphere Books in the early 1970s, with a new introduction by Wheatley. View more info

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Dreamtime: Dreamcatcher.

By: Bowkett, Stephen

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Dolphin/Orion: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 17735


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The Web: Dreamcastle.

By: Bowkett, Stephen

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dolphin/Orion: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25874


Young adult SF novel, part six-book series: other authors in the series were Eric Brown, Graham Joyce, Peter Hamilton, Stephen Baxter and Maggie Furey. View more info

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The October Country.

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ace Books Limited: London.: 1961.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25477


Ace Books H422 (2/6). Contents differ to earlier editions: contains ''The Traveller'' which is reprinted from DARK CARNIVAL and did not appear in the earlier UK or US editions of THE OCTOBER COUNTRY. See Currey p. 57. View more info