After quite a while resting on my more or less laurels (past listings) it's time to get a move on and put up some more listings. My goal is five books every day from now on. This should be achievable, but not according to my past performance.

These books get listed in three places: on Amazon, Biblio, and Half. Books without ISBNs (older books) generally will not be listed on half. My prices might vary between these three places. Amazon and Half tell me competing prices, so I peg mine on them. Thus, if the lowest price for Deadly Percheron is $98 on Amazon, I might peg mine at $95. If it weren't my only copy maybe I'd be more reasonable. In fact, I think my Biblio listing is more reasonable.

Going forward (and possibly backward), links to titles of books will send you to the main Amazon listing. My listing will be somewhere amidst the other maybe 237 listings. This is where my photo of the book can be seen, which will probably be a better one than the one Amazon features. Half doesn't let me attach my own photo—at least I don't think it does. Photos are also at biblio. Lots of older listings still don't have photos. Nor updated prices.

I've been lousy at selling direct via email. Sorry about that, if you've tried me. Listing through the major portals keeps me honest—also prompt and reliable.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

batch of paperbacks cataloged

Just finished listing this batch of paperbacks:
  • Ace A- 10 Wollheim, Donald A. & Terry Carr (eds) WORLD'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: 1967, ('67), (The finest stories of modern science fiction by Zelazny, Pohl, Dick, Aldiss, Davidson and many others), g-vg $2; vg+ 3.50
  • Ace A- 15 Wollheim, Donald A. & Terry Carr (eds) WORLD'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: 1968, ('68), (The finest stories of the year [1967]), vg-f 3.00
  • Ace D- 525 Leinster, Murray THIS WORLD IS TABOO, ('61), (orig; Ships for the galactic untouchables), vg+ 4.00
  • Ace D- 555 Williamson, Jack THE TRIAL OF TERRA, ('62), (orig; Were the celestial judges themselves guiltless?), vg+ 4.00
  • Ace Double D-311a/b Silverberg, Robert / Wright, Lan STEPSONS OF TERRA / A MAN CALLED DESTINY, ('58), (origs), vg 4.50
  • Ace Double D-403a/b Leinster, Murray THE PIRATES OF ZAN / THE MUTANT WEAPON, ('59), (origs), g-vg $3; vg 5.00
  • Ace Double D-491a/b Leiber, Fritz THE BIG TIME / THE MIND SPIDER And Other Stories, ('61), (origs), vg 5.00
  • Ace Double F-145a/b Silverberg, Robert NEXT STOP THE STARS / THE SEED OF EARTH, ('62), (origs), vg $4; vg+ 6.00
  • Ace Double H- 48a/b Wright, Lan / Wobig, Ellen THE PICTURES OF PAVANNE / THE YOUTH MONOPOLY, ('68), (origs), vg-f 3.50
  • Ace F- 347 Wright, Lan THE LAST HOPE OF EARTH, ('65), (orig; The year nature went berserk), g-vg $1; vg+ $3; vg-f 4.00
  • Ace F- 420 Jones, Neil R. THE PLANET OF THE DOUBLE SUN, ('67), (orig; Professor Jameson space adventure #1; The first saga of the Zoromes -- a cosmic series in the grand manner!), vg $3; vg+ 5.00
  • Ace G- 631 Jones, Neil R. THE SUNLESS WORLD, ('67), (orig; Professor Jameson Space Adventure #2; Trapped in the caverns of an exploding planet!), vg+ 3.00
  • Ace G- 641 Williamson, Jack BRIGHT NEW UNIVERSE, ('67), (orig; Earth calling all stars - - - S.O.S.; other races... other evils?), vg+ 3.00
  • Ace G- 647 Leinster, Murray S.O.S. FROM THREE WORLDS, ('66), (orig; Super-Medic for interstellar catastrophes), vg+ 3.50
  • Ace G- 650 Jones, Neil R. SPACE WAR, ('67), (orig; Professor Jameson Space Adventure #3; The last Earthman holds the balanece of power in a war between machine-men), vg+ 3.00
  • Ace G- 656 Jakes, John WHEN THE STAR KINGS DIE, ('67), (orig; Was it the end of a galactic empire - or the dawn of a greater one?), g-vg $1; vg+ 3.00
  • Ace G- 667 McDaniel, David THE ARSENAL OUT OF TIME, ('67), (orig; xxx marks the space hoard), vg $2; vg+ 2.50; vg-f 3.00
  • Ace G- 719 Jones, Neil R. DOOMSDAY ON AJIAT, ('68), (orig; Professor Jameson Space Adventure #5; Even the machine men of Zor could not withstand this holocaust!), vg+ 3.00
  • Ace H- 15 Wollheim, Donald A. & Terry Carr (eds) WORLD'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: 1966, (The year's [1965's] finest tales of wonder, by Clarke, Leiber, Goulart, Schmitz and many more), vg $3
  • Ace H- 38 Leiber, Fritz THE SWORDS OF LANKHMAR, ('68), (A wonder novel of Fafhrd the Barbarian and the Gray Mouser by the foremost master of sword-and-sorcery science-fiction...), vg $3; vg+ 4.00
  • Ace H- 73 Leiber, Fritz SWORDS AGAINST WIZARDRY, ('68), (orig; Fafhrd the Barbarian and the Gray Mouser), vg $3; vg+ $4; vg-f 5.00
  • Ace H- 90 Leiber, Fritz SWORDS IN THE MIST, ('68), (orig; Fafhard the Barbarian and the Gray Mouser), vg 3.00
  • Ace pb 62380 Zebrowski, George THE OMEGA POINT, 8/72, (orig; Sixty-one centuries of Earth rule is challenged), vg+ $2; vg-f 3.00
  • Ace pb 63590 Rankine, John OPERATION UMANAQ, 2/73, (orig; A war as nonviolent as a snowman -- but as deadly as the bitter cold of space), vg+ 2.50
  • Ace pb 65125 Williamson, Jack THE PANDORA EFFECT, ('69), (orig; stories; A box of wonders from lost eons and future worlds), vg $3; vg+ 4.00
  • Ace pb 65890 Williamson, Jack PEOPLE MACHINES (with hints for design and assembly), ('71), (orig; stories), vg+ 3.00
  • Ace pb 91352 Wollheim, Donald A. & Terry Carr (eds) WORLDS BEST SCIENCE FICTION: 1969, ('69), (The year's most imaginative stories; [1968]), vg 3.00
  • Ace pb 91358 Wollheim, Donald A. & Terry Carr (eds) WORLDS BEST SCIENCE FICTION: 1971, ('71), (orig), vg+ 2.50
  • Ace pb 91359 Pohl, Frederik (ed) BEST SCIENCE FICTION FOR 1972, 9/72, (orig; continuing the famous Ace series World's Best Science Fiction), vg $2; vg+ 3.00
  • Ace pb 91360 Ackerman, Forrest J (ed) BEST SCIENCE FICTION FOR 1973, 6/73, (orig; cream-of-the-crop stories by van Vogt, Pohl, Farmer, Silverberg, Spinrad and many more), vg $2; vg+ $3; vg-f 3.50
  • Ace S- 90 Williams, Robert Moore THE CHAOS FIGHTERS, ('55), (orig; People were disappearing into space!; For Sale -- Homo Sapiens!), fr-g 3.50
  • Avon 15073 Malzberg, Barry N. IN THE ENCLOSURE, 5/73, (orig; disturbingly human story of the first meeting of creatures from space with the people of Earth), vg $2; vg+ 2.50
  • Avon G- 1120 Leinster, Murray TALENTS, INCORPORATED, ('62), (orig; The remorseless aggressors had everything in the galaxy on their side -- except the little idiosyncrasies of the human mind!), vg+ 5.00
  • Avon G- 1310 Leinster, Murray MINERS IN THE SKY, 4/67, (orig; savage exploreres of forgotten moons battle for treasure in the lawless rings of outer space), vg 2.50
  • Avon G- 1318 Leinster, Murray SPACE GYPSIES, 6/67, (orig; Man and his galactic ancestors join forces to preserve the race), vg+ $4; vg-f 4.50
  • Avon S 363 Jakes, John BRAK THE BARBARIAN, 7/68, (orig; Into the thrice-fired hell of Yob-Haggoth strode the yellow-haired giant of the north), vg+ 3.00
  • Avon T- 345 Leinster, Murray MONSTERS AND SUCH, ('59), (orig; Seven startling stories of the inhuman and the nonhuman by the unrivaled master of the impossible), vg $3; vg+ $4; vg-f 5.00
  • Avon T- 389 Leinster, Murray TWISTS IN TIME, ('60), (orig; six dazzling ifs of time guaranteed to spin the hardest head), vg+ $3; vg-f 4.00
  • Avon T- 483 Leinster, Murray THE WAILING ASTEROID, ('60), (orig; From space beyond man's reach the music came -- was it a dirge for our dying world?), vg $3; vg+ 4.00
  • Award AN1149 Hughes, Zach THE BOOK OF RACK THE HEALER, ('73), (orig; It was a rigid society, based on thousands of years of unquestioning obedience to tradition - until Rack the Healer defied the most ancient of laws in a daring quest for knowledge; This is his story --), vg-f 3.00
  • Bal 237 Wilson, Richard THOSE IDIOTS FROM EARTH, ('57), (orig; stories; Be glad you're human...), vg+ 4.50
  • Bal 434K Wilson, Richard 30-DAY WONDER, ('60), (orig; In which an atom-happy Earth tackles the disconcerting problem of friendly outer-spacers: the Monolithians...), g-vg $2; vg $3; vg+ $4; vg-f 5.00
  • Bal F561 Leiber, Fritz THE SILVER EGGHEADS, ('61), (orig; A headlong riot of hilarious science fiction satire), vg $5; vg+ (with review slip laid in) 7.50
  • Bal F657 Wilson, Richard TIME OUT FOR TOMORROW, ('62), (orig; twelve science fiction tales of vivid imagination), vg $3; vg+ $4; vg-f 5.00
  • Bal U 2216 Leiber, Fritz A PAIL OF AIR, 7/64, (orig; stories; science fiction at its irreverent best), vg $3; vg+ $4; vg-f 5.00
  • Bal U 2254 Leiber, Fritz THE NIGHT OF THE WOLF, 7/66, (orig; four novellas; an ironic encouragement to the peace of the world), vg $4; vg-f 6.00
  • Bal U 6010 Leiber, Fritz THE WANDERER, ('64), (orig; To millions of humans running like ants over the shifting crust of the Earth, the Wanderer came as terror, to overset the certainties of science, to wreck the world, but to open up the hearts and minds of mankind), g-vg $2; vg 3.00
  • Bal U 6125 Leiber, Fritz TARZAN AND THE VALLEY OF GOLD, 4/66, (orig; movie novelization; Tarzan #25), vg+ 7.50
  • Ball 02179 Mason, Douglas R. HORIZON ALPHA, 3/71, (orig; rigid, stratified, the city itself threatened his life...), g $1
  • Ball 03366 Mason, Douglas R. THE END BRINGERS, 6/73, (orig; The androids had a built-in fail-safe method for destroying humans...), vg 2.00
  • Bantam A1571 Matheson, Richard THE SHORES OF SPACE, 2/57, (orig; stories), vg $5; vg+ 7.50
  • Belmont 1018 Jones, Raymond F. SYN, 6/69, (orig; None could be certain of his own humanity -- all feared them), vg+ 2.50
  • Belmont 588 Jones, Raymond F. THE NON-STATISTICAL MAN, 5/64, (orig; 4 stories; reprints from Science Fiction Stories & Future SF), vg+ 3.50
  • Belmont 676 Leinster, Murray GET OFF MY WORLD!, 4/64, (3 exciting tales; WARNING: This book contains...alien planets, superhuman intelligences, all that's curious and terrifying), vg 3.50
  • Berkley F1022 Leinster, Murray INVADERS OF SPACE, 12/64, (orig; a message from space), vg $2
  • Berkley F1263 Leinster, Murray CHECKPOINT LAMBDA, 7/66, (orig; collision course with the Five Comets), vg 2.50
  • Berkley F694 Leinster, Murray OPERATION TERROR, ('62), (Mankind faces extinction at the hands of interplanetary "visitors"), vg $3; vg+ 4.00
  • Berkley F918 Leinster, Murray THE OTHER SIDE OF NOWHERE, 5/64, (orig; a place in the universe where up was down, where right was wrong, and where all direction was lost...), vg $2; vg+ 2.50
  • Berkley F974 Kapp, Colin TRANSFINITE MAN, 9/64, (orig; Dalroi: Trouble-man of the future), vg 2.00
  • Berkley G410 Leinster, Murray THE ALIENS, 3/60, (orig; stories exploring the weird and wonderful possibilities of life on other worlds), vg+ (almost vg-f) 4.00
  • Berkley G549 Leinster, Murray CREATURES OF THE ABYSS, 8/61, (orig; From the ocean depths terror stalked mankind!), g $2; vg+ 4.00
  • Faw Cr s282 Margulies, Leo (ed) 3 FROM OUT THERE, 3/59, (orig; 3 macabre masterpieces by Asimov, Knight, Hamilton), vg $3; vg+ 3.50
  • Faw Cr s362 Margulies, Leo (ed) GET OUT OF MY SKY, 3/60, (orig; Three great short novels of space and time by Blish, Anderson, Scortia), vg+ 2.50
  • Faw GM L1494 Kastle, Herbert D. THE REASSEMBLED MAN, ('64), (He made a fantastic bargain with creatures from another world -- the loan of his brain in exchange for an unearthly legacy), vg $4; vg+ 5.00
  • Faw GM s726 Margulies, Leo (ed) THREE TIMES INFINITY, 1/58, (orig; novelettes by Bradbury & Brackett, Sturgeon, Heinlein), vg+ 3.00
  • Faw GM S832 Leinster, Murray THE MONSTER FROM EARTH'S END, 1/59, (orig; There was nothing on the island big enough to kill a man, yet each new day brought with it another bloody death, another mysterious disappearance), vg $3; vg+ $4; vg-f 5.00
  • Faw GM T2670 Hurwood, Bernhardt J. THE MIND MASTER, 2/73, (psychic adventure about The Invisibles), vg $2
  • Lancer 74628 Mason, David THE SORCERER'S SKULL, ('70), (orig; Lord Owen crosses the gates of hell to return the sorcerer's talisman to its lace of birth!), vg $2; vg-f 3.50
  • Lancer 75072 Howard, Robert E., L. Sprague de Camp & Lin Carter CONAN OF CIMMERIA, '69, (orig; Conan #10; contains Queen of the Black Coast; new intro by de Camp), vg+ 3.00
  • Lancer 75217 Mason, David THE SHORES OF TOMORROW, ('71), (Ian Kinnon wars across the time lines to save his Earth from a new Dark Age!), vg+ 2.50
  • Lancer 75320 Hoskins, Robert (ed) INFINITY THREE, ('72), (Every story new!; Simak, Silverberg, Goulart, Malzberg, Koontz and many more), g-vg 3.00
  • Lancer 75372 Mason, David KAVIN'S WORLD, nd, (heroic fantasy; in the tradition of the immortal Conan), vg+ 3.00
  • Lancer 75387 Hoskins, Robert (ed) INFINITY FOUR, ('72), (new writings in speculative fiction; Leiber, Anderson, Silverberg, Koontz, Malzberg, Nolan and others), vg+ 5.00
  • Lancer 75486 Malzberg, Barry N. THE MEN INSIDE, ('73), (The outcasts of the world invade the darkness of earth's soul), vg 3.50
  • Lancer 78762 Mason, David THE DEEP GODS, ('73), (The man came from another age, to the time of the Dolphin, and he possessed the key to life's ultimate survival), vg 2.50
  • Macfadden 224 Leinster, Murray THE GREKS BRING GIFTS, '64, (orig; The Greks were people-haters), vg $2; vg-f 3.00
  • Mentor MW1236 Wilson, Robin Scott (ed) THOSE WHO CAN: A Science Fiction Reader, 9/73, (orig; A unique and provocative collection of stories - with critiques - by America's outstanding writers of science fiction), vg+ 3.50
  • Monarch 270 Winterbotham, Russ THE RED PLANET, 8/62, (orig; Violence and intrigue - a million miles in space), vg+ 3.00
  • Monarch 431 Hadley, Franklin PLANET BIG ZERO, 4/64, (orig; what could one man do against a hate-filled enemy bent on mastery of the universe?), vg-f 4.00
  • Pap Lib 63049 Jakes, John THE HYBRID, 2/69, (orig; He was a hybrid - half human, half Omqu - with the strange mental power to wipe out the universe as a psychedelic projector), vg+ 4.00
  • Pap Lib 63089 Jakes, John BRAK THE BARBARIAN VS. THE SORCERESS, 4/69, (orig; #1 in series), vg+ 4.00
  • Pap Lib 63184 Jakes, John BRAK THE BARBARIAN VERSUS THE MARK OF THE DEMONS, 9/69, (orig; #2 in series), g $1
  • Pocket 77710 Malzberg, Barry N. PHASE IV, 11/73, (orig; movie novelization; A race of super ants delivers an ultimatum to mankind - ADAPT OR DIE!), g $1
  • Pop Libr 00272 Wylie, Philip LOS ANGELES: A.D. 2017, ('71), (orig; A novel based on Wylie's special teleplay for NBC-TV's The Name of the Game; What will happen when man's poisoned atmosphere drives him underground?), g-vg $2
  • Pyramid F899 Margulies, Leo (ed) 3 IN 1, 8/63, (Sturgeon, Simak, Leinster), vg $2; vg-f 4.00
  • Pyramid F987 Leinster, Murray DOCTOR TO THE STARS, 3/64, (orig; Calhoun of the Med Service -- spaceman, physician, interstellar troubleshooter!), vg 3.50
  • Pyramid G590 Margulies, Leo (ed) THE UNEXPECTED, 2/61, (orig; 11 strange stories, reprinted from Weird Tales), vg+ $4; vg-f 5.00
  • Pyramid R1043 Leinster, Murray TIME TUNNEL, 7/64, (orig; The atomic era and the age of Napoleon -- linked), vg+ $3
  • Pyramid X1846 Leinster, Murray LAND OF THE GIANTS, 9/68, (orig; based on the spectacular ABC-TV series), vg $3
  • Tempo 05335 Johnston, William SAM WESKIT ON THE PLANET FRAMINGHAM, 5/70, (orig; the wackiest space mission yet!), vg+ 5.00
---Lots of these have multiple copies -- mostly they are in exceptional condition, from a humongous collection of paperback originals.

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