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, December 31, 2015


  1. Jones, Stephen & Kim Newman (eds) HORROR: 100 Best Books, Carroll & Graf '98, 2nd C&G pb edn, (Featuring Contributions by 100 Top Horror Writers; with a Foreword by Ramsey Campbell), vg+ (new copy but slightly warehouse-worn) $12 [list price: $11.95]
  2. Zettel, Sarah THE QUIET INVASION, Warner/Aspect, 2/00, 1st printing, (An abandoned alien outpost has been discovered on Venus. Or has it?), PR laid in, vg-f in dj $10 [list price: $23.95]
  3. Zebrowski, George (ed) SYNERGY SF: New Science Fiction, Five Star, pre-9/04, ADVANCE READING COPY- UNCORRECTED PROOF, SIGNED by editor, (the acclaimed original anthology returns with a new selection of stories), trade pb, f $10
  4. Zivkovic, Zoran THE WRITER/THE BOOK: ttwo novels, Prime ('03). POD edn, new in dj [list price: $29.95]
  5. Zivkovic, Zoran THE WRITER/THE BOOK: two novels, Prime ('03). POD edn, trade pb, new (slightly bumped) [list price: $17.95]


Price, Robert M. (ed) THE BOOK OF EIBON, Call of Cthulhu/Chaosium, 1/02, FIRST EDITION, 1st printing, trade pb, new $20 [list price: $17.95]
Sarrantonio, Al TOYBOX, Cemetery Dance '99, deluxe signed edition, 1st printing, one of 750 SIGNED copies, (insightful Lansdale intro), hardcover, new in dust jacket $40 [list price: $40]
Hillerman, Tony THE FALLEN MAN, Harper, 6/10, 1st Harper Premium pb printing, (©1996; gripping novel), vg+ $2 [list price: $9.99]
Burke, James Lee SWAN PEAK, Pocket, 6/09, (A Dave Robicheaux Novel), vg $2 [list price: $9.99]
Dick, Philip K. THE TRANSMIGRATION OF TIMOTHY ARCHER, Timescape, 4/83, 1st Timescape pb printing, vg $5 [list price: $2.95]

Tuesday, December 29, 2015


  1. Lafferty, R.A. THE MAN WHO MADE MODELS and Other Stories, Drumm Booklet #18, 9/84, 1st edn, (five stories original to this publication), 51 small-print pages, staple-bound 4x7" hand-assembled booklet, new $10 [list price: $2.50]
    ---I now notice the low price for this is $194.85 on That's just crazy—but well worth it!
  2. Leiber, Fritz A PAIL OF AIR, Ballantine U2216, 1st printing(7/64), (PBO; story collection), g-vg (small price sticker) $5[list price: 50¢]
  3. Leinster, Murray TIME TUNNEL, Pyramid R-1043, 7/64, (PBO; The atomic era and the age of Napoleon—linked by the…), vg $4 [list price: 50¢]
  4. Leinster, Murray THE TIME TUNNEL, Pyramid R-1522, 1/67, (PBO; TV tie), vg+ $4 [list price: 50¢]
  5. Sturgeon, Theodore THE ULTIMATE EGOIST, Volume 1: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, North Atlantic, 2nd('98), trade paperback, (1937-40 stories; Bradbury, Clarke & Wolfe forewords), new $20 [list price: $18.95]

Monday, December 28, 2015


  1. Ace Double M-107, ('64), A. Bertram Chandler INTO THE ALTERNATE UNIVERSE / THE COILS OF TIME, (PBOs; bound dos-a-dos), vg-f [list price: 45¢]
  2. Hughes, Zach THE BOOK OF RACK THE HEALER, Award AN1149, ('73), (PBO; in Thunderworld science fiction series), vg+ (small price sticker)
  3. Margulies, Leo (editor) GET OUT OF MY SKY, Fawcett Crest s382, 3/60, 1st printing, (PBO; Three short novels of science fiction), vg+ $4 [list price: 35¢]
  4. Bardin, John Franklin THE DEADLY PERCHERON, Millipede, 12/06, 1st Millipede tpb printing, (first published in 1946; new introduction by Jonathan Lethem), vg-f $60 [list price: $15]
  5. Williams, Walter Jon KNIGHT MOVES, Tor 51184, 2nd printing, (intriguing SF), vg $2 [list price: $3.95]

Sunday, December 27, 2015


  1. Ace Double F-119, ('61), Gordon R. Dickson SPACIAL DELIVERY / DELUSION WORLD, (PBOs; bound dos-a-dos), g-vg (vg except for aged-glue binding and aged-brown pages; vg front covers), $5 [list price: 40¢]
  2. Ace Double G-632, ('67), A. Bertram Chandler / Mack Reynolds NEBULA ALERT / THE RIVAL RIGELIANS, (PBOs; bound dos-a-dos), vg-f $5 [list price: 50¢]
  3. Duncan, David OCCAM'S RAZOR, Ballantine 230, ('57), (PBO; probes the disturbing impact of science on society), vg+ $8 [list price: 35¢]
  4. Ace Double M-133, ('65), A. Bertram Chandler / Emil Petaja SPACE MERCENARIES / THE CAVES OF MARS, (PBOs; bound dos-a-dos), vg-f [list price: 45¢]
  5. Feeley, Gregory THE OXYGEN BARONS, Ace 64571, 7/90, 1st printing, (PBO; in new Terry Carr's Ace Science Specials series, edited by Damon Knight), vg-f $6 [list price: $3.95]

Thursday, December 24, 2015


  1. Ace Double M-129, ('65), A. Bertram Chandler EMPRESS OF OUTER SPACE / THE ALTERNATE MARTIANS, (PBOs; bound dos-a-dos), vg-f $8 [list price: 45¢]
  2. Dickson, Gordon R. SOLDIER, ASK NOT, Dell 8090, 7/67, (PBO; Hugo-winning novella + two-thirds more), vg+ $8 [list price: 60¢]
  3. Ace Double G-609, ('67), A. Bertram Chandler CONTRABAND FROM OUTERSPACE / Philip E. High REALITY FORBIDDEN, (PBOs, bound dos-a-dos), vg-f $10 [list price: 50¢]
  4. Burroughs, John Coleman TREASURE OF THE BLACK FALCON, Ballantine U6085, 3/67, (PBO; thrilling adventue in the grand tradition of ERB), vg+ $5 [list price: 75¢]
  5. Ace Double G-585, ('66), Campbell, John W. THE ULTIMATE WEAPON / THE PLANETEERS, (PBOs; Uncertainty [Amz '38 serial] + '30s story collection; bound dos-a-dos), vg+ $8 [list price: 50¢]

Tuesday, December 22, 2015



  1. Drumm, D.B. (pseudonym of John Shirley) TRAVELER #2: Kingdom Come, Dell 14559, 7/84, 1st printing, (PBO; his only code: shoot first and ask no questions), vg $4 [list price: $2.25]
  2. Charbonneau, Louis CORPUS EARTHLING, Zenith ZB-40, 3/60, (PBO; she was marked as the first victim of the Martian invader), vg-f $6 [list price: 35¢]
  3. Ace Double D-517, ('61), Clifford Simak THE TROUBLE WITH TYCHO / A. Bertram Chandler BRING BACK YESTERDAY, (PBOs, bound dos-a-dos), vg+ $6 [list price: 35¢]
  4. Ace Double 72400, ('69), A. Bertram Chandler THE RIM GODS / Laurence M. Janifer & S.J. Treibich THE HIGH HEX, (PBOs; bound dos-a-dos), vg+ [list price: 60¢]
  5. Norton, Andre WITCH WORLD, Ace F-197, ('63), (PBO; first in series), g (price sticker; some fraying at bottom of spine; this copy is the left-hand/back-cover book in my covershot) $5 [list price: 40¢]

Saturday, September 5, 2015


  1. Tabori, Paul THE GREEN RAIN, Pyramid G624, 6/61, (PBO; crackpot cults to something tragically new in race violence), vg+ [list price: 35¢] $5
  2. Brooks, Terry RUNNING WITH THE DEMON, Del Rey 42258, 6th printing, (fast-paced contemporary fantasy), vg-f [list price: $6.99] $3
  3. McCammon, Robert R. USHER'S PASSING, Holt Rinehart Winston, First Edition [stated], 1st printing, (serious horror novel), fr in dj (water damage—okay for reading) [list price: $14.95] $3
  4. Lovecraft, H.P. COLLECTED ESSAYS, Volume 1: Amateur Journalism, Hippocampus '04, 1st edn, 1st printing, (Edited by S.T. Joshi), new in dj [list price: $40] $65
  5. Asimov, Isaac THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, Doubleday '83, 1st edn, (Lije Baley robot novel), vg+ in dj [list price: $15.95] $15

Friday, September 4, 2015


  1. Eszterhas, Joe HOLLYWOOD ANIMAL: A Memoir, Knopf '04, First Edition [stated], (will shock you and make you laugh; 740 pages), ex-libr else vg in laminated dj (clean, readable copy)[list price: $26.95] $4
  2. (Jeff VanderMeer) THE EXCHANGE by Nicholas Sporlender, Hoegbotton & Sons, (2001), (1st), (Ambergris novella; Illustrated by Louis Verden [Eric Schaller]), very small unpaginated booklet in envelope, saddle-stapled, new [no list price] $15 
  3. Boston, Bruce SKIN TRADES, Chris Drumm/Drumm Booklet #31, 10/88, 1st, (story collection by eminent speculative poet; Koszowski illus; 64 pages), 4x7" saddle-stapled booklet, new [list price: $3.50] $5
  4. Leiber, Fritz A PAIL OF AIR, Ballantine U2216, 7/64, (PBO; stories, including a couple that bring one up with a startling lurch), vg+ [list price: 50¢] $5
  5. Steele, Allen COYOTE FRONTIER, Ace 01357, 12/06, (A Novel of the Interstellar Colonization), new, [list price: $7.99] $4

Wednesday, September 2, 2015


  1. Carter, Lin LOVECRAFT: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos, Ballantine 02427, 2/72, (PBO; examines the myth and the man behind the myth), vg+ [list price: 95¢] $15
  2. Jones, Diana Wynne A SUDDEN WILD MAGIC, Gollancz Fantasy 60197, '03, (reprint; ©1992; brazen piracy is threatening Earth with total extinction), vg+ [list price: £6.99] $5
    ---shades of ISIS - or Koch/Halliburton?
  3. Miles, Barry ALLEN GINSBERG: a biography, Virgin '02, (reprint of thoroughly updated and revised 2000 edition; notes; index; 627 pages), tpb, ex-libr else vg [list price: $22.95] $3
  4. McCarthy, Cormac ALL THE PRETTY HORSES, Vintage International, 63rd printing, (Border Trilogy, vol. 1), ex-libr else vg+ [list price: $15] $2
  5. Simak, Clifford D. ETERNITY LOST: The Collected Stories of Clifford D. Simak, Volume 1, Darkside '04, #153 of 500 copies offered for sale, new in dj [list price: $45] $50

Tuesday, September 1, 2015


  1. Lovecraft, H.P. THE OUTSIDER, (Strange Co.), undated (c. 1980), 8 pages, two folded loose leafs, 5x7", as new $5
  2. White, Ted THE SORCERESS OF QAR, Lancer 73-528,  '66, (PBO; sequel to Phoenix Prime), vg [list price: 60¢] $5
  3. Nourse, Alan E. & J.A. Meyer THE INVADERS ARE COMING!, Ace D-366, ('59), (First Book Publication; "BREAKTHROUGH IN THE 21ST CENTURY"), vg+ [list price: 35¢] $5
  4. McIntyre, Vonda N. THE BRIDE, Dell 10801, 7/85, (PBO; Based on the Screenplay by Lloyd Fonvielle; 8 pages of movie photos; "They were both his creatures: first Viktor, the grotesque monster, then Eva, the exquisite bride...."), vg+ [list price: $2.95] $4
  5. Green, Simon R. BLUE MOON RISING, Roc 45095, 2nd(8/00), (fantasy; 476 pages), vg-f [list price: $4.99] $4

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