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.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Arkham House books back in stock

No new activity on the Arkham House publishing front, but I did have occasion to bring these back into my inventory:
Lovecraft, H.P. AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS and Other Novels, Arkham House, Corrected 9th printing, (all the novels of H.P. Lovecraft in one volume, uniform in size with The Dunwich Horror and Others; contains the complete texts of At the Mountains of Madness, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, and The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath, together with The Shunned House, The Dreams in the Witch House, The Statement of Randolph Carter, The Silver Key, and Through the Gates of the Silver Key; edited by S.T. Joshi), new in dj 27.95

---DAGON and Other Macabre Tales, Arkham House, Corrected 9th printing, (All the remaining fiction by H.P. Lovecraft, here published in chronological order together with his long essay on macabre fiction; culmination of a monumental project - the bringing into print of Lovecraft s stories in their definitive form, based on manuscripts and notes; edited by S.T. Joshi), new in dj 27.95

---THE DUNWICH HORROR and Others, Arkham House, Corrected 11th printing, (contains what the editors of Arkham House believe to be the best stories by Lovecraft; includes a new long introduction; edited by S.T. Joshi), new in dj 27.95

---THE HORROR IN THE MUSEUM and Other Revisions, Arkham House, Corrected 5th printing, (brings together all of author's revisions of others - many complete rewritten - and in the main belongs solidly in the Lovecraft canon; edited by S.T. Joshi), new in dj 27.95
[discount: 20%]

new book arrivals

Still not many new books coming in of late, and the few that have I've put off cataloging until they posed for their covershots. It's been a bit cold on the sunroom, however. Finally, though, here are the few:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel THE SNOW-IMAGE and Other Stories of the Supernatural, Tartarus '08, 1st thus, (Richard Dalby intro; 417+xvi pages), new in dj 65.00

WORMWOOD #11, aut/08, Tartarus, (Literature of the fantastic, supernatural and decadent), new 19.00

Tennant, Emma HEATHCLIFF'S TALE, Tartarus ('05), pb edition, (brings together a ghost story, a depiction of the marriage of Heathcliff and Isabella, and a satire on Brontë academic studies), {hc in dj still available @ $45}, as new 20.00 [OP from publisher]

CEMETERY DANCE #59, '08, (Brian Keene, Sarah Langan, Stephen Mark Rainey, Steve Vernon), new 5.00
[Tartarus discount: 15%; Cemetery Dance: 20% (as well as for new books in my catalog listings -- for both publishers)]

Monday, November 17, 2008

used and "as new" books cataloged

Here are the latest books added to the catalog. It feels funny adding non-fantastical books to the inventory, but I'm doing it anyway:
  • Shirer, William L. THE NIGHTMARE YEARS, 1930-1940: A Memoir of a Life and the Times, Little Brown '84, 1st edn?, (20th Century Journey vol. 2; includes indexes; 654 pages), ex-libr else vg in dj 5.00
  • Remnick, David KING OF THE WORLD: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero, Random House, 8th, ex-libr else vg in dj 4.00
  • Crichton, Michael TIMELINE, Knopf '99, 1st trade edn, (about historians who time travel to 14th-century France), vg+ in dj 10.00
  • King, Stephen SONG OF SUSANNAH: The Dark Tower VI, Donald M. Grant ('04), 1st trade edn, (Darrell Anderson illus; 413 pages), vg+ in dj 18.00
  • Bradley, Marion Zimmer THE MISTS OF AVALON, Del Rey, 27th, (The magical saga of the women behind King Arthur's throne...; 876 pagest), vg 4.00
  • Barker, Clive IMAJICA, HarperCollins '91, 1st (US) edn, (a novel of vast panoramas and imntimate, obsessive passions; 824 pages), vg in dj 10.00
  • Barker, Clive SACRAMENT, HarperCollins '96, 1st edn, (troubling and passionate masterwork), remainder mark, vg+ in dj 5.00
  • Connelly, Michael THE CLOSERS, Little Brown, 5/05, 1st edn, (spellbinding thriller), vg+ in dj 3.00
  • Coben, Harlan THE INNOCENT, Book Club, (mystery), vg-f in dj 3.00
  • Dick, Philip K. THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, Vintage, 5th, (Hugo-winning novel), vg+ $6
  • Coe, Michael D. THE MAYA: Third Edition, Thames and Hudson, 2nd('86), (with 141 illustrations), ex-libr else g 3.00
  • Boyle, T. Coraghessan TALK TALK, Viking '06, 1st, (a novel), as new in dj 10.00
  • Tosches, Nick KING OF THE JEWS, Ecco '05, 1st edn, (sprawling biography of Arnold Rothstein), as new in dj 10.00
  • Rankin, Ian THE COMPLETE SHORT STORIES, Orion '05, 1st thus, (collects A Good Hanging, Beggars Banquet, plus a brand new Inspector Rebus story; 529 pages), as new in dj 12.00
  • Wharton, Edith THE PORTABLE EDITH WHARTON, Penguin Classics, 3rd, (656 pages), as new 5.00
  • Glass, Ira (ed) THE NEW KINGS OF NONFICTION, Riverhead, 10/07, 1st, (some of the best storytelling of this golden age of nonfiction), remainder mark, as new 5.00
  • Baxter, Stephen AGES IN CHAOS: James Hutton and the Discovery of Deep Time, Forge, 8/06, 1st pb, (farmer's son from Scotland who changed our view of humanity's place in the universe foerever), as new 5.00
  • Thurlo, David & Aimée BLOOD RETRIBUTION, Forge, 9/04, 1st edn, (A David Nez Novel; second in series about Navajo vampire), as new in dj 4.00
  • Henry, April LEARNING TO FLY, Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's, 4th, (thriller), as new in dj 4.00
  • Primack, Joel R. & Nancy Ellen Abrams THE VIEW FROM THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE: Discovering Our Extraordinary Place in the Cosmos, Riverhead, 8/07, 1st pb, remainder mark, (deeply inspiring book that should be required reading for everyone; posits that humans actually are central to the universe in unexpected ways), as new 5.00
  • Iyengar, B.K.S. LIGHT ON LIFE: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom, Rodale '05, 1st (pb variant), (rich in philosophy and methodology by one of the world's masters), as new 5.00
  • Gamow, George MR. TOMPKINS GETS SERIOUS: The Essential George Gamow, Pi '06, 1st, (The Masterpiece Science Edition; classic writings by the theorist behind the Big Bang and the cracking of DNA), as new in dj 6.00
  • Kimmelman, Michael THE ACCIDENTAL MASTERPIECE: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa, Penguin, 5th, (surprisingly refreshing view of art and artists by chief art critic of NY Times), as new in dj 6.00
  • Kaplan, Michael & Ellen Kaplan CHANCES ARE...: Adventures in Probability, Viking, 2nd, (charts one of humanity's most ambitious and poignant endeavors: the struggle against randomness; wonderfully erudite), as new in dj 6.00
  • Oerter, Robert THE THEORY OF ALMOST EVERYTHING: The Standard Model, the Unsung Triumph of Modern Physics, Pi, 2nd, (tour de force of science writing), as new in dj 7.00
  • Dunning, John TWO O'CLOCK, EASTERN WARTIME, Scribner '01, 1st, (is like going to radio lovers heaven), label over barcode, as new in dj 5.00
  • Griffiths, Jay WILD: An Elemental Journey, Tarcher/Penguin '06, 1st, (stunning exploration of all that is untamed and unnamed; includes bibliographical references and index), remainder mark, as new in dj 6.00

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

more books cataloged

Seem to be getting up a head of steam, because I have these added to the catalog since last post:
  • Edelman, David Louis INFOQUAKE, Pyr '06, 1st, (takes speculative fiction into alien territory, the corporate boardroom of the far future; author's debut), vg-f 7.50
  • Harrison, M. John NOVA SWING, Spectra, 10/07, 1st US?, (part broken love story, part noir, part far-reaching SF; proves that SF can be literature), PR laid in, vg-f 7.00
  • Grimwood, Jon Courtenay 9TAIL FOX, Gollancz '05, 1st (pb variant), (compelling literary melding of noir crime, SF and oriental legend), vg-f 7.50
  • Moriarty, Chris SPIN CONTROL, Spectra, 7/06, 1st, (chaotic posthuman future in which the final frontier may well be extinction; hard SF), PR laid in, vg-f 6.00
  • Smith, Michael Marshall ONE OF US, HarperCollins UK '99, (REMtemp working the night hours caretaking people's dreams and memories), vg-f 7.50
  • Lovegrove, James DAYS, Phoenix '97, 1st, (the world's first and [some still say] foremost gigastore), vg-f 8.50
  • Sawyer, Robert J. ROLLBACK, Tor, 4/07, 1st edn, (A Sci Fi Essential Book; explores morals and ethics on both human and cosmic scales), vg-f in dj 8.50
  • Roberts, Adam POLYSTOM, Gollancz, 2nd('03), (two universes, one reality), vg-f 6.00
  • Scalzi, John OLD MAN'S WAR, Tor, 1/06, A Sci-Fi Essential Book, (sidesteps most of the clichés of military SF), vg-f 6.00
  • Barry, Max JENNIFER GOVERNMENT, Abacus '04, (A brilliant satire on globalisation and marketing hype; the best novel in the world ever), vg-f 6.00
  • Scott, Tim OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE, Spectra, 6/07, 1st, (surreal alternative future where appliances talk back and cities are divided into zones based on musical tastes; author's debut), PR laid in, vg+ 6.00
  • Signet T4275 White, Ted BY FURIES POSSESSED, 6/70, (PBO; Ted Dameron's mind is blown beyond his wildest dreams by an interstellar agent of destruction), vg $2; vg-f 3.00
  • Lancer 74509 Van Arnam, Dave STAR BARBARIAN, '69, (PBO; in the tradition of the magnificent Conan with an exciting difference), vg 2.50
  • Ace G- 641 Williamson, Jack BRIGHT NEW UNIVERSE, ('67), (PBO; Earth calling all stars - - - S.O.S.; other races... other evils?), price sticker, else vg+ 3.00
  • Ace pb 78424 Hamilton, Edmond STARWOLF, 6th(6/86), (The classic space adventure trilogy in one volume), g-vg 2.50
  • Ace pbk 00018 Anthony, Patricia COLD ALLIES, 4/94, (brilliant portrait of men and women being driven to Armageddon; author's debut), vg 2.50
  • Spectra 28565 Tepper, Sheri S. GRASS, 8/90, (subtle, complex meditation on ecological disaster; a NY Times Notable book), vg 2.50
  • Timescape 83692 McIntyre, Vonda N. THE ENTROPY EFFECT, 4th, (A Star Trek Novel; The universe has less than a century left...unless Spock can change history!), vg 2.00
  • Pyramid R1664 Laumer, Keith THE INVADERS, 8/67, (PBO; First in a thrilling new series based on the smash ABC-TV hit; A one-man war against aliens from outer space!), vg $2
  • Tor 55286 Saberhagen, Fred THE FIFTH BOOK OF LOST SWORDS: Coinspinner's's Story, 9/90, (the Sword of Chance), vg+ 2.50
  • Ace Double H- 21 Vance, Jack/ Wayman, Tony Russell THE LAST CASTLE / WORLD OF THE SLEEPER, ('67), (PBOs; Winner of the 1967 Nebula Award for Best Short Novel / Take your choice of any world or time -- but at your own peril!), vg $4; vg-f 5.00
  • Tor 51118 Saberhagen, Fred THE SIXTH BOOK OF LOST SWORDS: Mindsword's Story, 6/91, (It is up to Prince Mark of Tasavalta: his wife and kingdom, and the world, all may be lost to the Mindsword), vg+ $2
  • Ballantine 02108 Mason, Douglas R. SATELLITE 54-ZERO, 1/71, (PBO; It was a privately owned research station -- and it was also fully armed...), vg $2
  • Berkley 02601 Herbert, Frank DUNE MESSIAH, 16th, (Dune #2), vg+ 1.00
  • Ace Double D-322a/b Williams, Robert Moore THE BLUE ATOM / THE VOID BEYOND and Other Stories, ('58), (PBOs; Who controls it, controls all / Amazing tales of future super-science), fr-g (cracked binding) $3; vg-f 6.00
  • Bard 35428 Reed, Ishmael FLIGHT TO CANADA, 10/77, (A revisionist riff on the great American myth of the Civil War), g-vg 2.00
  • Curtis 07081 Williams, Robert Moore WHEN TWO WORLDS MEET: Stories of Men on Mars, ('70), (PBO; Earthman against Alien in a space age confrontation to decide the fate of the Universe), p-fr (loose pages) 2.00
  • Faw Cr P1829 Asimov, Isaac THE GODS THEMSELVES, 6/73, (won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1972 and the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1973), g-vg $2; vg 2.50
  • Spectra 56887 Nasir, Jamil THE HIGHER SPACE, 7/96, (PBO; Science, shamanism, and a town pushed to the edge of reality), g 1.50
  • Pap Lib 63253 Vale, Rena TAURUS FOUR, 1/70, (PBO; descendants of a lost 20th-century hippie colony in the year 2270 A.D.), g-vg $2
  • DAW 447 Phillifent, John T. KING OF ARGENT, 4th, (A rebuilt man for a life-hostile planet), fr-g 1.50
  • Lancer 74941 Williams, Robert Moore ZANTHAR AT THE EDGE OF NEVER, '68, (PBO; Easy Eye edn; In the womb of time itself, men battle for the future!; Zanthar #3), g-vg 2.50
  • Pop Lib 02511 Williams, Robert Moore THE RETURN OF JONGOR, ('70), (PBO; ©1946; The mighty jungle giant and his friends penetrate a land of deadly beast-men), vg+ 4.00
  • Ace Double M-101 Brackett, Leigh PEOPLE OF THE TALISMAN / THE SECRET OF SINHARAT, ('64), (PBOs; Find the Gates of Death - and live! / Behind the banner of eternal life lies eternal horror ), fr 2.50
  • Avon 44057 Le Guin, Ursula K. THE DISPOSSESSED, 9th, (magnificent epic of an ambiguous utopia), vg-f 3.00
  • Warner 60733 Meltzer, Brad DEAD EVEN, 3/99, (529-page legal thriller), fr-g 1.00
  • Bantam A1369 Huxley, Aldous BRAVE NEW WORLD, 3rd, (The mighty novel of a soulless, streamlined Eden - and the two who escape it), vg+ 3.00
  • Avon 40519 Haldeman, Joe (ed) STUDY WAR NO MORE: A Selection of Alternatives, 10/78, (Ten masters of science fiction write of future wars and wolds without war), g 2.00
  • Ace pb 66901 Vance, Jack THE DIRDIR, ('69), (PBO; Planet of Adventure #3), vg+ 5.00
  • Lancer 73766 Williams, Robert Moore THE BELL FROM INFINITY, '68, (PBO; The ringing came from everywhere and nowhere, and Perth had to stop it before it destroyed the Solar System), g $2
  • Berkley 15290 Parker, Robert B. THIN AIR, 4/96, (Spenser mystery), g-vg 1.50
  • Tor 54162 Farland, David THE RUNELORDS: The Sum of All Men, 3rd, (Runelords #1; The very Earth is in pain; Its wounds must be healed; There must arise a new king: the Earth King must be reborn; Only then will humanity have a chance to survive), vg 2.00
  • DAW 353 Norton, Andre QUAG KEEP, 9/79, (Of dragons and dungeons; war games), g $1
  • Faw GM T2159 Deindorfer, Robert G. (ed) THE SPIES, nd, (Great TRUE Stories of Espionage; Introduction by Ladislas Farago), g (inconsequential water damage) 1.50
  • Ace pb 10704 Le Guin, Ursula K. CITY OF ILLUSIONS, nd, (the glory that had been Terra's in the golden age of the League of Worlds lost to ruthless conquerors), vg+ $2
  • Ace 66953, Le Guin, Ursula K. PLANET OF EXILE, 4th(12/74), (the eerie, murderous snowghouls were beginning to appear), vg 2.00
  • Berkley 03910 Le Guin, Ursula K. THE WORD FOR WORLD IS FOREST, 5th, (The mind-stunning SF masterpiece), vg+ 2.50
  • Ace pb 47805 Le Guin, Ursula K. THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS, 14th(6/77), (adds new introductory essay by author), vg+ 2.50
  • Pocket 82930 Young, Jim THE FACE OF THE DEEP, 12/79, (PBO; Bok II can know every human feeling - every one but mercy), vg 2.50
  • DAW 365 Vance, Jack EMPHYRIO, 12/79, (Was he the legendary liberator, or tomorrow's space pirate?), vg 4.00
  • DAW 361 Vance, Jack THE FACE, 11/79, (PBO; Demon Princes #4), vg-f 6.00
  • Tor 55015 Roessner, Michaela THE STARS COMPEL, 9/00, (sequel to The Stars Dispose), g-vg (Dollar General label) 2.00
  • Signet E8937 Paul, Barbara BIBBLINGS, 11/79, (PBO; The federation was out to recruit a new member world - a mineral-rich planet where madness was a way of life...), vg 3.00

Thursday, November 6, 2008

latest catalogings

Here are a bunch of used (& a few "as new") books I've managed to catalog since list entry:
  • Pap Lib 53680 White, Ted THE SPAWN OF THE DEATH MACHINE, 7/68, (PBO; Was he a barbaric superman - or a computer-created monster?), vg 3.00
  • Belmont 751 White, Ted THE JEWELS OF ELSEWHEN, 4/67, (PBO; You walk through the door into the void...), vg 3.00
  • Pyramid X1787 White, Ted & Dave Van Arnam SIDESLIP, 4/68, (PBO; Alien invaders ruled all Earth - so how come I'd never heard of them?), vg+ 3.00
  • Avon 42869 Simak, Clifford D. THEY WALKED LIKE MEN, 3/79, (One Man Against An Encroaching Alien Doom!), vg-f 2.50
  • Ace Double F-227 Brunner, John THE SPACE-TIME JUGGLER / THE ASTRONAUTS MUST NOT LAND, ('63), (PBOs; They'd left as men, but what were they now? / He tampered with the future of worlds), vg+ 5.00
  • DAW pb UE1502 Van Vogt, A.E. THE MAN WITH A THOUSAND NAMES, 5th, vg-f 2.50
  • Pocket pb 82975 Laumer, Keith A PLAGUE OF DEMONS, 12/79 (Canada printing), (From another world they come - to feed on the brains of men), vg 2.50
  • Pullman, Philip THE AMBER SPYGLASS, Knopf, 10/00, 1st US edn, (His Dark Materials #3), vg-f in dj 12.00
  • Ace Double F-119a/b Dickson, Gordon R. DELUSION WORLD / SPACIAL DELIVERY, ('61), (PBOs; If you don't look, she'll go away! / Rendezvous with a double-sized Goliath), vg+ 5.00
  • Ace pb 73293 Le Guin, Ursula K. ROCANNON'S WORLD, nd, (Rallying the primitive natives around him, Rocannon set out to prove that technology was no match for courage and love of freedom), vg+ 2.50
  • Avon 38299 Le Guin, Ursula K. THE LATHE OF HEAVEN, 6th, (highly acclaimed novel of a brilliant vision of our possible futures), vg+ 2.00
  • Dell pb 0462 Williams, Robert Moore BEACHHEAD PLANET, 1/70, (PBO; He fought the invasion of the brain-snatchers), vg+ 2.00
  • Lancer 73528 White, Ted THE SORCERESS OF QAR, '66, (PBO; sequel to Phoenix Prime; strange, paradoxical world of Qanar, where a weird, age-old magic exists as everyday reality), g-vg $2
  • Lancer 73476 White, Ted PHOENIX PRIME, '66, (PBO; A superman on Earth, Max Quest was powerless in a savagely alien world), vg+ 3.00
  • Borges, Jorge Luis LABYRINTHS: Selected Stories & Other Writings, New Directions, 22nd, (representative selection; biographical & critical introduction by editors), g-vg 4.00
  • Lessing, Doris THE FOUR-GATED CITY, Plume, 10/76, 1st thus, (A complete novel from author's masterwork Children of Violence; fifth in five-book sequence), g-vg (probably really vg) 5.00
  • Dunne, Dominick THREE COMPLETE NOVELS: The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, People Like Us & An Inconvenient Woman, Wings '94, 1st thus, (unabridged texts reset for this volume), vg+ in dj 6.00
  • Bennett, Arnold THE WOMAN WHO STOLE EVERYTHING and Other Stories, Cassell '27, 1st, front free endpaper cut out, g (pages browned, generally worn, but clean and readable; no dj) 20.00
  • Ace pb 91355 Wollheim, Donald A. & Terry Carr (eds) WORLDS BEST SCIENCE FICTION: Third Series, nd, (orig: World's Best Science Fictin: 1967), vg+ 2.50
  • Signet Classic CP217 London, Jack THE SEA-WOLF And Selected Writings, 4/64, (with an Afterword by Franklin Walker), g-vg 1.50
  • Spectra 27822 Bradbury, Ray THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES, 85th, (in The Grand Master Editions series), vg-f 3.00
  • Signet Classic CP120 Yeats, W.B. THE CELTIC TWILIGHT and a selection of early poems, 3/62, (Introduction by Walter Starkie), g-vg 2.50
  • DAW 852 Reichert, Mickey Zucker BY CHAOS CURSED, 6/91, INSCRIBED by author: "To Griffin - The guy with the great name", (PBO; The Bifrost Guardians #5), vg+ 5.00
  • DAW 333 Cherryh, C.J. THE FADED SUN: SHON'JIR, 4/79, g 2.00
  • Bal U 5063 Saberhagen, Fred BERSERKER, 1/67, (PBO; linked stories; first in Berserker series), g $1; g-vg 2.00
  • Baen 87845 Bujold, Lois McMaster MEMORY, 10/97, (A Miles Vorkosigan Novel; space opera at its dramatic best), vg 3.00
  • Tor 53446 Carver, Jeffrey A. PANGLOR, 7/96, (stunning prequel that launches author's famed Star Rigger Universe), g-vg 2.00
  • Bantam a 02877 Biggle, Lloyd, Jr. MONUMENT, 5/78, (The terrifying novel about the final battle between a sensual paradise and a death-dealing civilization), vg 2.00
  • Bantam S5268 Bradbury, Ray A MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY, 13th, (stories of wonder, fantasy, and delight; orig: 1959), vg 2.50
  • Ball 25557 Foster, Alan Dean STAR TREK: Log Nine, 2/77, (PBO; adapted from the animated series created by Gene Roddenberry; BEM, from script by David Gerrold), vg 3.00
  • Collins, Wilkie TALES OF TERROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL, Dover '72, (Selected & introduced by Herbert van Thal), vg 5.00
  • Sheed, Wilfrid MAX JAMISON, Arbor House Library of Contemporary Americana '86, 1st thus, (adds introduction by Jack Kroll; orig: 1970; high comedy on the edge of despair), vg+ 5.00
  • Grove B-120 Brecht, Bertolt GALILEO, 13th, (Evergreen Black Cat edn; play translated by Charles Laughton; Eric Bentley [ed & intro]), vg 2.00
  • Monarch 443 Fontenay, Charles THE DAY THE OCEANS OVERFLOWED, 5/64, (PBO; A Handful Of People Fight For Survival Against A Violent Upheaval Of Nature), vg 3.00
  • Avon V 2411 McIntosh, J.T. FLIGHT FROM REBIRTH, 7/71, (PBO; with the intelligence of a moron, Benny is disqualified for rebirth), vg $2
  • DAW 420 Cherryh, C.J. DOWNBELOW STATION, 7th, (Hugo Award novel), g-vg 2.00
  • Bantam T7499 Pedler, Kit & Gerry Davis MUTANT 59: The Plastic Eaters, 2/73, (a biological time bomb), vg 2.00
  • Berkley 03680 Anderson, Poul THREE HEARTS AND THREE LIONS, 4/78, (The fantasy classic of a modern warrior, an ancient realm of sorcery and a sword that sang of slaying), g-vg 2.00
  • Berkley S2069 Kelley, Leo P. THE COINS OF MURPH, 10/71, (PBO; For once Mankind made Decisions; now Murph has ordered a change in the ways of Man), g-vg 2.00
  • Ace G- 766 Hamilton, Edmond STARWOLF #3: World of the Starwolves, ('68), (PBO; stellar adventure featuring Morgan Chane, the Starwolf; epic), vg+ 2.50
  • Berkley S2101 Lem, Stanislaw SOLARIS, 12/71, (a sentient ocean; translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin & Steve Cox), vg 3.00
  • Ace sp 65050 Shaw, Bob THE PALACE OF ETERNITY, ('69), (PBO; a novel of man's farthest future), vg 4.00
  • Ace pb 86064 Saberhagen, Fred THE VEILS OF AZLAROC, 10/78, (PBO; brings together a number of characters from a multitude of different generations as a result of a mysterious physical phenomenon that annually can capture visitors to the planet and makes them prisoners in time), vg 3.00
  • Penguin 2376 Dick, Philip K. THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, '65, (If Germany had defeated Russia..If Japan had beaten the U.S.A....), g-vg (a bit of water damage) 4.00
  • Manor 12410 Dick, Philip K. NOW WAIT FOR LAST YEAR, '76, (She had tried other drugs, but JJ180 promised a greater thrill), g-vg 5.00
  • Rorem, Ned WINGS OF FRIENDSHIP: Selected Letters, 1944-2003, Shoemaker & Hoard ('05), 1st, (texts of self-invention), as new 6.00
  • Merwin, W.S. SUMMER DOORWAYS, Shoemaker & Hoard ('05), 1st, (tells the story of the poet's youth a few years before he won the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1952), as new in dj 6.00
  • Glass, Julia THE WHOLE WORLD OVER, Hutchinson '06, 1st, (another tale that pays tribute to the extraordinary complexities of love, by the author of Three Junes; 513 pages), as new in dj 6.00
  • Merwin, W.S. THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: Essays, Shoemaker & Hoard ('04), 1st, (unique journeys by poet, and naturalist, writing at the top of his form), as new in dj 6.00
  • Raine, Craig T.S. ELIOT, Oxford Lives and Legacies, Oxford '06, 3rd, (brilliant exploration), as new in dj 5.00
  • Ellroy, James THE BLACK DAHLIA, Mysterious, 6th, (crime masterpiece; afterword by author), remainder mark, as new (but with a few pages mistrimmed) 4.00
  • Galliono, Rev. Antonio TORTURES AND TORMENTS OF THE CHRISTIAN MARTYRS, Feral House ('04), 1st thus, (new edition inclues historic and contemporary illustrations, and a forensic investigation into the Crucifixion that inspired Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ), as new 6.00
  • Byron, Robert THE ROAD TO OXIANA, Oxford '07, (first published in 1937; adds 2006 preface by Rory Stewart; certainly the wittiest book, and perhaps the wisest, written in English about Iran), as new 5.00
  • Conee, Earl & Theodore Sider RIDDLES OF EXISTENCE: A Guided Tour of Metaphysics, Oxford, 3rd, (makes metaphysics genuinely accessible, even fun), as new in dj 7.00
  • Woodruff, Paul REVERENCE: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue, Oxford, 7th, (An elegant meditation; reveals how awe for things greater than oneself can, and must, be a touchstone for other virtues like respect, humility, and charity; ranges widely over diverse cultural terrain), as new 4.00
  • Berry, Wendell A CONTINUOUS HARMONY: Essays Cultural and Agricultural, Shoemaker & Hoard ('04), 1st thus, (author's second collection of essays, first published in 1972), as new 4.00
  • Berry, Wendell THE LONG-LEGGED HOUSE, Shoemaker & Hoard '04, (author's first collection of essays, first published in 1969), as new 5.00
  • DAW 486 Piserchia, Doris THE DIMENSIONEERS, 6/82, (PBO; she had always been able to link minds with an equally weird mutated lion and skip into the worlds of the fourth dimension), vg 2.50
  • Pyramid T2237 Smith, E.E. "Doc" SKYLARK OF VALERON, 5th(6/70), (Skylark #3; Adventures beyond the Universe - Skylark in a world of four dimensions), vg+ 3.00
  • Monarch 354 Hatch, Gerald THE DAY THE EARTH FROZE, 6/63, (PBO; Mankind Was Facing A Terrible New Ice Age And No One Knew How To Halt The Deadly Event), vg 3.00
  • Dell pb 8527 Janifer, Laurence M. POWER, 9/74, (PBO; Earth had grown great - and corrupt; A rebel spaceship - in a gamble that would either save or destroy Empire Earth), vg 2.00
  • Ace H- 26 Davidson, Avram (ed) THE BEST FROM FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION: 13th Series, nd, (stories from 1962-4; Bester, Vance, Ballard, Henderson, Harrison, Davidson, etc.), vg+ 3.00
  • Del Rey 29696 Silverberg, Robert UP THE LINE, 4th(6/81), (The sensuous time traveler could make love down trough the ages - unless he grew careless along the way), g 2.00
  • Pocket pb 83296 Anderson, Chester THE BUTTERFLY KID, 8/80, (orig: 1967; When the intergalactic battle begins, the world will be won by wit, imagination and Chester Anderson!), vg-f 15.00
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