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Russian Folk Tales. Folk Tales of the Peoples of the U.S.S.R

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: (1950)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113055

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


No Date given - but likely 1940s / early 1950? . In red-orange boards with blue decorative titling to the spine and decorated title stamped in blue and white to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has some closed tears (internally repaired with clear archival tape) , some chipping and surface scrapes to the edges but is otherwise complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Internally so... View more info

Asimov's Mysteries

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Rapp & Whiting: 1968

Edition: 1st UK Edn

Seller ID: 112604

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Dark blue cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is wrinkling/creasing to the dustjacket covers, along with stain marks, shelf-wear and edg-wear to the dustjacket extremities. There is fading to the front bottom edge of the cloth boards and there are light (foxing) brown spots to the page fore-edges. There is sunning to the endpapers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions... View more info

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ASTOUNDING STORIES of SUPER-SCIENCE OCTOBER 1930 VOL. IV NO. ASTOUNDING STORIES of SUPER-SCIENCE OCTOBER 1930 VOL. IV NO. ASTOUNDING STORIES of SUPER-SCIENCE. (ORIGINAL ISSUE) October 1930. Vol. IV No. 1.

By: Bates Harry (edited by)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York,, Publishers' Fiscal Corporation / W. M. Clayton,: 1930

Edition: Presumed First USA Edition

Seller ID: 114946

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Featuring the novel 'The Invisible Death' by Victor Rousseau. Presumed First USA Edition, October 1930 but the 20 cent price on the foot of the spine states 'In Canada...' and I can't read any more as the rest is chipped/missing at that point. Period Pulp magazine. In the original publisher's pictorial paper covers. Some wear, corner creasing and lots of tears/chipping to the EDGES of the covers, front and back, but not much loss. These tears are now reinforced internall... View more info

The Fairy-Tale Omnibus

By: Baxter, Doreen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110737

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Charmingly illustrated boards with black titling on a red cloth spine. In the original publisher's illustrated and price-clipped dustjacket which has some edge wear to the extremities and a few closed tears which are now neatly repaired to the inside of the dustjacket with clear archive tape. The dustjacket has some internal foxing (brown spots) and some light smudging to the covers. The first few front and rear pages are sunned, the page fore-edges are uniformly tanned ... View more info

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Batman Return of the Joker Caped Crusader Classics No 5

By: Bob Kane, etc, (DC Comics)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Titan Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: 1st Titan Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114956

ISBN: 1852861266

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1st Titan Edition. August 1989. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. VERY minor wear/scuffing to the very edges of covers = negligible. A Very Good to Near Fine copy. Light, but uniform, toning to the page fore-edges. NO Inscriptions or Marks. VERY tight, clean and bright. Looks unused. Unpaginated. Rian Hughes/Carol Thomas = Cover. First Edition By This Publisher. In the 'Caped Crusader Classics'. This is No. 5. In the usual b/w graphic illustrated ... View more info

One Hundred Years of Science Fiction Illustration, 1840-1940

By: Frewin, Anthony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: St Albans, Panther: 1975

Edition: 1st UK Edition Paperback

Seller ID: 111832

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are very light smudges and creases to the card covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 128 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour line drawings. Two Appendices; L'Envoi; Bibliography; Acknowledgments. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Very Good Plus' copy. "This comprehensive collection documents fully the rich and rewarding subject of science fictio... View more info

The Wizard of Oz The Official 50th Anniversary Pictorial History

By: Fricke, John & Jay Scarfone & William Stillman; Jr., Jack Haley

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 111697

ISBN: 0340508485

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter-bound turquoise paper boards with bright gilt titling to the black cloth spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price clipped. There is very light edge-wear and smudges to the dustjacket covers, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (x) + 245 pp. Accompanied by more than 400 illustrations, half of them in colour and many never before published. Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Credits. Overall, apart from the minor 'faul... View more info

The Encyclopaedia of Science Fiction Movies

By: Hardy, Phil

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books: 1986

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 111983

ISBN: 070642557X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Green boards with white titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is slight rubbing to the top and bottom of the board's spine. There are light smudge/scratch marks and edge-wear to the covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 408pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. All-Time Fiction Rental Champs; Critics' Top Tens; Science Fiction Oscars; Select Bibliography; Index. Overa... View more info

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Celtic Fairy Tales. Collected, Annotated and Introduced by Joseph Jacobs

By: Jacobs, Joseph; (Illustrated by) Victor Ambrus

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (Bodley Head Illustrated)

Seller ID: 110735

ISBN: 0370012526

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Comprised of the two collections, 'Celtic Fairy Tales' and ' More Celtic Fairy Tales', originally piublished in 1892 and 1894 respectively. Very Good PLUS, Clean green cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers decorated dustjacket which has some edge-wear along the top edge, and a few chips/closed tears which are now neatly repaired to the inside of the dustjacket with clear archive tape. Some foxing (brown spots) to the reverse of th... View more info

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Original Sin (SIGNED Copy)

By: James, P. D.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114207

Condition: Very Good+ in As New dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. Very Good black/grey boards with pale lemon titling to the spine. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. SIGNED and dated (1994) by the AUTHOR to the TITLE page in black ink, with no dedication. The paper/page edges have the usual acid toning (VERY ... View more info

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A Certain Justice (SIGNED Copy)

By: James, P. D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114208

ISBN: 0571191649

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. FINE black/grey boards with pale lemon titling to the spine. In the original publisher's Near Fine pictorial dustjacket, just a few light smudges/scratches from storage which are only seen if held up to the light - negligible . The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. SIGNED by the AUTHOR to the TITLE pag... View more info

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Original Sin (SIGNED Copy)

By: James, P. D.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114221

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. Very Good black/grey boards with pale lemon titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped, but has a little creasing and rubbing to the very top of the d/j spine and to the tips of a couple of the corners. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG/NF. SIGNED by the AUTH... View more info

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Cell (SIGNED COPY)

By: King, Stephen

Price: £295.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2006

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114709

ISBN: 0743292332

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FINE copy - near 'As New' SIGNED copy. The US FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2, published by Scribner. Flat Signed by King to the front free endpaper without further inscription. Quarter bound with a black cloth spine and red boards. Bright Silver Titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, in a Brodart protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover, supplied when purchased new, and look... View more info

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Dreamcatcher (SIGNED COPY)

By: King, Stephen

Price: £285.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114712

ISBN: 0743211383

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


Near Fine copy - SIGNED copy. The US FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2, published by Scribner. Looks Unread. Flat Signed by King to the front free endpaper without further inscription. Quarter bound with a purple cloth spine and light blue paper- covered boards. Bright Silver Titling to the spine. Head/Tail lightly 'turned' and 2 indent lines across the top/bottom of the spine from storage but NO damage. In the original pu... View more info

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The Shining (SIGNED COPY)

By: King, Stephen

Price: £350.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday,: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114715

ISBN: 0385121679

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


A Near Fine SIGNED copy. Published by Doubleday. NO date shown, but most sources seem to think this was published in 1990 - this copy being a later impression with '18 19 17' as the publisher's key at the foot of the publishing detail page, indicating the impression. Dedicated, SIGNED and DATED by Stephen King on the Half Title page. "To Peter, Best wishes, , , and shine on! Stephen King 1/13/97". Quarter bound with a black cloth spine and light black paper-cover... View more info

The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios and Other Stories

By: Martel, Yann

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111914

ISBN: 0571168884

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the Correct Printer's Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. The FIRST book by the Booker Prize-winning Author of 'Life of Pi' and published First here in the UK and simultaneously with the First Canadian Knopf Edition. Black boards with bright white titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket is Not clipped, but there is one small closed tear, now neatly repaired to the reverse of the dustjacket with c... View more info

Batman . Digital Justice

By: Moreno, Pepe

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Titan Books Ltd: 1990

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 112261

ISBN: 1852862742

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


FIRST BRITISH EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Laminated decorated boards. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There is light edge-wear and creasing to the dustjacket corners, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with colour comic strips. Biography. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Cl... View more info

The Rain-Children . A Fairy-Tale in Physics

By: Orpen T. H.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK): 1916/17

Edition: Early Edition (Possible 1st?)

Seller ID: 111726

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


NO Date shown - but written on the front free endpaper is a long Prize Note (They must have run out of Prize labels) dated 1917, and tipped in between the tissue guarded frontispiece and the Title page is a printed slip stating that "All Author's profits from the sale of this work will be divided between the Belgian and Serbian Relief Funds...." . So a probable 1st Edition? . Original green cloth with light green titling and decoration to the spine and front boar... View more info

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AMAZING Stories: Volume 22 Number 3. March, 1948 Featuring the novel 'Gods of Venus' by Richard S. Shaver

By: Palmer Raymond A. (Editior)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Ziff-Davis Publishing Company,: 1948

Edition: Presumed First USA Edition

Seller ID: 114944

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Pulp magazine. In the original publisher's pictorial paper covers. Some wear, corner creasing and small tears/chipping to the EDGES of the covers, but not much loss. The spine has some splits, possibly reglued in parts, and some very small loss to the head/tail of the spine - but the yellow titling is complete, and overall the covers are near complete and sound. Good. Internally the paper/text block/page fore-edges is/are tanning - as usual with this type of pulp paper. ... View more info

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Maskerade

By: Pratchett, Terry

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd,: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113743

ISBN: 0575058080

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


True First British printing with original dustjacket, illustrated with a 'wrap-around'-type illustration, banded in gold, in full colour by Josh Kirby. Maroon coloured boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. The head of the spine and the dustjacket are VERY minorly 'bumped' due to storage - Negligible. The dustjacket is NOT price-clipped, but has a retail price sticker over the original price. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic ... View more info