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Life, The Universe and Everything
New York: Harmony Books, 1982. First American Edition. Third book in the author's Hitchhiker's "trilogy." First Printing. Octavo; black paper-covered boards, with titling and decorations stamped in green foil on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 227pp, [5]. Some trivial wear to spine ends, with a few tiny stains to text...
[Item #21923]
Price: $20.00
 
Life, The Universe and Everything. Douglas ADAMS.
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Mostly Harmless
New York: Harmony Books, 1992. First American Edition. Concluding volume in the author's Hitchhiker's "trilogy." First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 green paper over navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in pale green on spine; dustjacket; 277pp, [3]. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket, with only a hint of shelfwear.
[Item #21924]
Price: $20.00
 
Mostly Harmless. Douglas ADAMS.
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The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe
New York: Harmony Books, 1981. First American Edition. Second book in the author's Hitchhiker's "trilogy." First Printing. Octavo; teal cloth over black paper-covered boards, with titling and decorations stamped in pink foil on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 250pp. Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced $7.95), with light overall shelfwear.
[Item #21922]
Price: $75.00
 
The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe. Douglas ADAMS.
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Barefoot in the Head: A European Fantasia
London: Faber and Faber, 1969. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo; blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 281pp, [3]. Touch of softening to spine ends, with light foxing to upper edge of textblock; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly shelfworn, with a few tiny tears; Near Fine.
[Item #23539]
Price: $75.00
 
Barefoot in the Head: A European Fantasia. Brian W. ALDISS.
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Ostrov Beze Spánku: Dobrodružny Román
Praha: Nakladatelstvi Vl. Orel, n.d., 1931? First Czech Edition. Octavo (19cm.); original cloth in photo-illustrated dust jacket; 280pp. Spine rather heavily cocked, jacket extremities a bit shelf worn, rear panel shows some dustiness, front hinge starting to crack but holding, else a Near Very Good copy. Exceedingly scarce Czech edition...
[Item #32580]
Price: $75.00
 
Ostrov Beze Spánku: Dobrodružny Román. Henri ALLORGE.
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A Folk Fabel [sic] (For My People) [cover title]
[Chicago: Third World Press, 1969]. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (28cm.); bifolium, upper panel illustrated by Jeff Donaldson. Fine. Long poem, partly set on the moon, by a member of the Black Arts Movement.
[Item #25071]
Price: $35.00
 
A Folk Fabel [sic] (For My People) [cover title]. Johari AMINI, pseud. Jewel C. Latimore.
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The Sand-Hills of Jutland
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860. First American Edition. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's brown pebble cloth, gilt-lettered spine, browned glazed endpapers; [4],267pp. Top edge of upper board a bit rodent-damaged, spine faded wtih subsequent dulling of gilt, else Very Good and sound overall. Collection of minor fairy tales.
[Item #22130]
Price: $60.00
 
The Sand-Hills of Jutland. Hans Christian ANDERSEN.
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Dinner With the Family
London: Methuen & Co Ltd, [1958]. First U.K. Edition. 12mo (18.75cm.); original simulated cloth in white pictorial dust jacket by Harry More-Gordon; 98pp. Jacket spine a hint toned, some foxing to rear panel and textblock edges, else Very Good and sound overall. Translation of Le Rendez-Vous de Senlis (1937), one...
[Item #20939]
Price: $30.00
 
Dinner With the Family. Jean ANOUILH, trans Edward Owen Marsh.
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Utinam: A Glimmering of Goddesses
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1917. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in grey decorative dust jacket printed in blue, blue topstain; xv,[3],120pp.; title page printed in red and black within typographically decorative border; color frontispiece, 6 plates with printed tissue guards. A few very short closed tears to...
[Item #25129]
Price: $250.00
 
Utinam: A Glimmering of Goddesses. William ARKWRIGHT, illus Glyn Philpot.
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The Edge of Tomorrow
New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 1985. First Edition. Late collection of 24 short stories by the Hugo Award-winning author, culled mostly from the pages of science fiction digests and magazines. Cover artwork by Boris Vallejo. First Printing. Octavo; navy blue paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on...
[Item #27426]
Price: $25.00
 
The Edge of Tomorrow. Isaac ASIMOV.
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I, Robot
New York: Signet Books, 1956. First Paperback Edition. Attractive copy of the author's best-known book. Super cover art by Robert Schultz. First Printing. Octavo; illustrated wrappers; red edge-staining; 192pp. Hint of a forward lean, light wear to joints, with a faint crease to upper right corner of front wrapper; Very Good+.
[Item #27149]
Price: $50.00
 
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Looking Forward: An Anthology of Science Fiction
New York: Beechhurst Press, [1953]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in grey pictorial dust jacket; 400pp. Jacket upper panel and extremities a bit rubbed with a few short closed tears and very shallow chipping to spine ends. Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Includes works by Isaac Asimov, Ray...
[Item #26692]
Price: $40.00
 
Looking Forward: An Anthology of Science Fiction. Isaac ASIMOV, contr., Milton LESSER, ed.
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The War-God Walks Again [Inscribed and Signed]
London: Williams & Norgate, 1926. First U.K. Edition. One of the author's fictional "Future War" works, this a collection of eight short stories dealing with potential wars involving Great Britain. Austin, a former Captain during World War I, was known for detailing the dangers of modern military technology in his...
[Item #25845]
Price: $50.00
 
The War-God Walks Again [Inscribed and Signed]. F. Britten AUSTIN, intro Major-General Sir Ernest Swinton.
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The Wind From Nowhere
New York: Berkley Medallion, 1962. First Edition. Papberback Original. 12mo; pictorial wrappers, 160pp. Slight lean to spine, else a bright, clean copy with the red edge-stain bright and even; no reading creases and free of significant rubbing or wear; Near Fine. Quite attractive copy of Ballard's first published science fiction novel.
[Item #32703]
Price: $75.00
 
The Wind From Nowhere. J. G. BALLARD, James Graham.
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The Witch's Daughter
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1966]. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in olive pictorial dust jacket, green topstain; [8],181pp. Jacket extremities rubbed with a few short closed tears and creasing; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Paranormal young adult novel twice adapted for television, in 1971 and 1996.
[Item #25128]
Price: $25.00
 
The Witch's Daughter. Nina BAWDEN.
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From the Earth to the Moon
New Haven: Privately Printed, 1958. First Thus. 12mo (16cm.); original plain and tan double wrappers, French flaps, decorative plate printed on grey stock mounted to upper wrapper; unpaged; illus. Fine. "Printed for the Lunar friends of Richard Gimbel" - colophon. Publication of a letter written by Benet to Richard Halliday...
[Item #26708]
Price: $20.00
 
From the Earth to the Moon. Stephen Vincent BENET.
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The House of Defence
New York: Authors and Newspapers Association, 1906. First American Edition. A semi-fantastic romance (Bleiler-listed) of Christian Science and opium addiction, set among the British upper-crust. Includes four attractive plates after watercolors by H. Richard Boehm, including the much-admired female fly-fishing plate. Extremely attractive copy in the pictorial trade binding, which...
[Item #31252]
Price: $60.00
 
The House of Defence. E. F. BENSON, Edward Frederic.
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The Promise of Air
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, [1918]. First American Edition. Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's cloth in yellow dust jacket printed in single rule; [6],279,[1],[2](ads)pp. Shallow chips and tears along jacket extremities, the whole quite dust-soiled and a bit foxed, cloth spine slightly toned, else a Very Good copy in the...
[Item #21670]
Price: $750.00
 
The Promise of Air. Algernon BLACKWOOD.
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Monkey Planet [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]
London: Secker & Warburg, 1964. First U.K. Edition. One of the French author's most enduring works, and the source for a host of related film adaptations since 1968. First Impression. Octavo; dark green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 223pp. Bookplate signed by Boulle loosely laid...
[Item #19419]
Price: $800.00
 
20.

The Duelling Machine
London: Faber and Faber Limited, [1971]. First U.K. Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [6],247pp. Price-clipped dust jacket with later price cancel (£1.50); old Strand price sticker to front pastedown, else Near Fine. Third title in the author's Watchmen series, originally published in the U.S. in 1969.
[Item #25127]
Price: $25.00
 
The Duelling Machine. Ben BOVA.
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End of Exile
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. [1975]. Reprint. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket by H. Lawrence Hoffman; [8],214pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket extremities, shallow crease to rear jacket flap; Fine in Very Good jacket. Third title in the author's Exiles trilogy.
[Item #25126]
Price: $25.00
 
End of Exile. Ben BOVA.
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Beyond 1984: Remembrance of Things Future
New York: Targ Editions, 1979. First Edition. Slim volume of essays and poems, which first saw publication in the pages of Playboy. Limited Issue, one of 350 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.88. Square octavo; photo-illustrated paper over red cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on...
[Item #24486]
Price: $125.00
 
Beyond 1984: Remembrance of Things Future. Ray BRADBURY.
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A Chapbook for Burnt-Out Priests, Rabbis, and Ministers [Limited Edition, Signed]
Baltimore: Cemetary Dance Publications, 2001. First Edition. Compilation of "poems, verse, burial orations, essays, story fragments, notions, fancies and concepts having to do with the Cosmos, the Universe, Visitations, Annunciations, First and Last Suppers, early Sabbaths, Communions, Bar Mitzvah's, Father and Son Banquets that stretch from here to infinity to...
[Item #33673]
Price: $75.00
 
A Chapbook for Burnt-Out Priests, Rabbis, and Ministers [Limited Edition, Signed]. Ray Bradbury.
24.

Dandelion Wine: A Novel
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1957. First Edition. Octavo. Yellow cloth boards, lettered in blue and gold on spine; dustjacket; yellow top-stain; 281pp. Bookplate signed by Bradbury loosely laid in. A clean, straight, unmarked copy with clean, even top-stain, Near Fine, in the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped, lightly rubbed at...
[Item #21810]
Price: $750.00
 
Dandelion Wine: A Novel. Ray BRADBURY.
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The Day It Rained Forever [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1959. First U.K. Edition. Collects most of A Medicine for Melancholy, omitting four stories and adding four new ones. First Impression. Octavo; presumed first binding (per Currey) in navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in silver; dustjacket; 254pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Spine...
[Item #24533]
Price: $200.00
 
The Day It Rained Forever [With Signed Bookplate Laid In]. Ray BRADBURY.


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