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The Doings of Raffles Haw [Scientific Romance - Mad Scientist] by Doyle, Conan A. (1859-1930) - 1892

by Doyle, Conan A. (1859-1930)

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The Doings of Raffles Haw [Scientific Romance - Mad Scientist] by Doyle, Conan A. (1859-1930) - 1892

The Doings of Raffles Haw [Scientific Romance - Mad Scientist]

by Doyle, Conan A. (1859-1930)

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London: Cassell & Company, 1892. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.

Smooth blue cloth with bright gilt spine titles; top edge gilt others deckled. 7.75 inches tall; 256 pages on laid-paper followed by an 8-page publisher's catalogue. First English Edition.

The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Minor spine tip and corner rubs with no loss of cloth.. Doyle's first scientific romance and In a review for White Dwarf #82, literary critic Dave Langford stated that "Doyle has an old and familiar tale to tell: The Well-Meaning (but Mad) Scientist who can Make Gold, yet finds out that Wealth Is But A Curse."

A fascinating collectible copy of an uncommon Doyle title.

Ref: Green & Gibson A9a; Bleiler, 102; Nicholls, 178
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  • Edition First Edition, First Printing
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  • Publisher Cassell & Company
  • Place of Publication London
  • Date Published 1892

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The Maracot Deep and Other Stories
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The Maracot Deep and Other Stories

by Doyle, Arthur Conan

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New York: Doubleday and Doran, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust JAcket.. Black cloth with golden titles and decoration; 7.5 inches tall; 3-307 pages; Booksellers sticker lower gutter of rear end-page; First American Edition. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. "The title novella features a descent into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean and the discovery of Atlantis, includes elements Doyle's interest in Spiritualism. The Professor Challenger story 'When the World Screamed' the earth turns out to be a living creature and according to Neil Barron is the best of the collection. Ref: Bleiler, 102; Nicholls, 178; Green and Gibson A47c.; Barron, 2-33
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Fantastic Voyage

by Asimov, Isaac

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Very Good+/Very Good+. Buckram lettered in purple, The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Shadow from removal of name sticker on the front free endpage. The Dust Jacket is with the price of $3.95 and is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has light shelf wear handling. Jacket painting by Dale Heinnesy. 8.5 inches tall; 239 pages.. Filmed in 1966 by Richard Fleischer with Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, and Donald Pleasance with award winning special effects. This is a novelization of the screenplay by Harry Kleiner from the original story by Otto Klement and Jay Lewis Bixby. The book was a Nebula nominee for 1966. Isaac Asimov was asked to write a novel based on the 1966 film of the same name. He had misgivings about several plot elements, especially the shrinking elements, but was never one to pass up a commission so he agreed. Ref:… Read More
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[Steam Punk] [Science Fiction, 1886] The Log of the Flying Fish. A Story of Aerial and Submarine...
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[Steam Punk] [Science Fiction, 1886] The Log of the Flying Fish. A Story of Aerial and Submarine Peril and Adventure

by Collingwood, Harry [Pseud of Lancaster, William J C]

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New York: Scribner and Welford, 1886. First Edition, First Printing. Decorated Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued. First American edition of a book first published in London, notable for its marvelous cover illustration. Originally published by Blackie and Sons, 1886. Publisher's Adverts dated 1886. Olive green cloth with decorations in white, Black and orange-drown; all edges stained green;  7.5 inches tall;  [8],[9]-384pp+24 publisher's adverts. 12 full page illustrations by Gordon Browne. The bindings are tight and square; front hinges starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with tiny corner rubs. Previous owner's signature on the front blank is dated 1890. . Classic boy's adventure, combining grit and pluck with steam punk high tech, in the style of Jules Verne. 'The Flying Fish actually surpasses all Jules Verne's creations; with incredible speed she flies through the air, skims over the surface of the water, and darts along the ocean bed.… Read More
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Donovan's Brain: A Science Fiction Cornerstone

by Siodmak, Curt

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Very Good. Brown linen with blue spine titles and front graphic. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. The dust jacket with the price of $2.00 has an age-darkened spine and rear panel; Two small chips on the upper rear edge and a tiny chip on the front top edge; now in a protective Mylar sleeve.. A Science Fiction Cornerstone. A conceptual science fiction classic, basis for three films: 'The Lady and the Monster' (1944); 'The Brain' (1962); and the better-known 'Donovan's Brain' (1953). science-fiction cult classic novel wherein an evil millionaire's brain is preserved for scientific purposes, but then begins to control the well-meaning scientist toward its own nefarious purposes.  Ref: Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 3-179; Bleiler (1978), p. 180; Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-351
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Helliconia Spring
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Helliconia Spring

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Signed by Author(s) 0 Signed and dated by Brian Aldiss directly to Title page. First edition/First printing published by Jonathan Cape, London 1982. No marks or inscriptions. Usual tanning to pages. Clean and bright Blue cloth covers. Near fine dustjacket not price clipped. Protected in archive cover.
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The Maracot Deep and Other Stories
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The Maracot Deep and Other Stories

by Doyle, Arthur Conan

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New York: Doubleday and Doran, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust JAcket.. Black cloth with golden titles and decoration; 7.5 inches tall; 3-307 pages; Booksellers sticker lower gutter of rear end-page; First American Edition. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. "The title novella features a descent into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean and the discovery of Atlantis, includes elements Doyle's interest in Spiritualism. The Professor Challenger story 'When the World Screamed' the earth turns out to be a living creature and according to Neil Barron is the best of the collection. Ref: Bleiler, 102; Nicholls, 178; Green and Gibson A47c.; Barron, 2-33
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Fantastic Voyage
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Fantastic Voyage

by Asimov, Isaac

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Very Good+/Very Good+. Buckram lettered in purple, The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Shadow from removal of name sticker on the front free endpage. The Dust Jacket is with the price of $3.95 and is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has light shelf wear handling. Jacket painting by Dale Heinnesy. 8.5 inches tall; 239 pages.. Filmed in 1966 by Richard Fleischer with Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, and Donald Pleasance with award winning special effects. This is a novelization of the screenplay by Harry Kleiner from the original story by Otto Klement and Jay Lewis Bixby. The book was a Nebula nominee for 1966. Isaac Asimov was asked to write a novel based on the 1966 film of the same name. He had misgivings about several plot elements, especially the shrinking elements, but was never one to pass up a commission so he agreed. Ref:… Read More
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[Steam Punk] [Science Fiction, 1886] The Log of the Flying Fish. A Story of Aerial and Submarine...
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[Steam Punk] [Science Fiction, 1886] The Log of the Flying Fish. A Story of Aerial and Submarine Peril and Adventure

by Collingwood, Harry [Pseud of Lancaster, William J C]

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New York: Scribner and Welford, 1886. First Edition, First Printing. Decorated Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued. First American edition of a book first published in London, notable for its marvelous cover illustration. Originally published by Blackie and Sons, 1886. Publisher's Adverts dated 1886. Olive green cloth with decorations in white, Black and orange-drown; all edges stained green;  7.5 inches tall;  [8],[9]-384pp+24 publisher's adverts. 12 full page illustrations by Gordon Browne. The bindings are tight and square; front hinges starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with tiny corner rubs. Previous owner's signature on the front blank is dated 1890. . Classic boy's adventure, combining grit and pluck with steam punk high tech, in the style of Jules Verne. 'The Flying Fish actually surpasses all Jules Verne's creations; with incredible speed she flies through the air, skims over the surface of the water, and darts along the ocean bed.… Read More
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Donovan's Brain
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Donovan's Brain: A Science Fiction Cornerstone

by Siodmak, Curt

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Very Good. Brown linen with blue spine titles and front graphic. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. The dust jacket with the price of $2.00 has an age-darkened spine and rear panel; Two small chips on the upper rear edge and a tiny chip on the front top edge; now in a protective Mylar sleeve.. A Science Fiction Cornerstone. A conceptual science fiction classic, basis for three films: 'The Lady and the Monster' (1944); 'The Brain' (1962); and the better-known 'Donovan's Brain' (1953). science-fiction cult classic novel wherein an evil millionaire's brain is preserved for scientific purposes, but then begins to control the well-meaning scientist toward its own nefarious purposes.  Ref: Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 3-179; Bleiler (1978), p. 180; Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-351
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Helliconia Spring
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The Doings Of Raffles Haw

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The Centaur

The Centaur

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by Hale, Edward Everett

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THE WORLD OF STAR TREK
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THE WORLD OF STAR TREK

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A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

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Jules Verne: Jules A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth 1959 Dodd, Mead Science Fiction Book Club Edition. Special introduction by Arthur C. Clarke. USED. VG/G original red, black and white Jean Morton dust jacket. Spine of jacket is skinned by price label removal. Beige boards, red topstain, 226 pages, binding is tight. Plot summary:" In Jules Verne's JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, a geology professor, Otto Lindenbrock, and his nephew Axel discover and decode an ancient document that purports to show that a dormant volcano holds a secret entrance to a series of caverns leading to a subterranean world at the earth's center. In the name of scientific discovery, they follow the instructions and undertake a hazardous journey deep within the earth..."
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Let's All Kill Constance SIGNED FIRST

Let's All Kill Constance SIGNED FIRST

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A FINE FIRST EDITION IN DUST JACKET. SIGNED BY MR. BRADBURY ON TITLE PAGE.
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Progress Report 4 for Future Unbounded Science Fiction Show and Convention, July 4-7 1968, with...
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by Charles A. Crayne; Ken Rudolph; Bruce Pelz; Gail Thompson; Dian Pelz

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Santa Monica, CA: Future Unboinded Science Fiction Show and Convention, 1968. Two brochures with mailing envelope, the envelope postmarked Sept. 14, 1968 and received by Hank Eichner (Henry M. Eichner, 1909-1971) American medical illustrator, noted Atlantean scholar, and First Fandom member who was friends with Forrest Ackerman, A.E. van Vogt, Ray Bradbury and others. Progress Report 4 two sheets folde and stapled to make 8 pages with editorial, profit and loss statement, photos with captions, and membership roll that includes the likes of Heinlein, Bradbury, Van Vogt and many others. Funcon II Westercon XXII is a single sheet folded with information on this upcoming show, SCARCE and with great sci-fi provenance. . Pamphlet. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Signed by the author, Ray Bradbury. The later printing of this edition which contains a new introduction written by Ray Bradbury specifically for this edition. As new in dust jacket. remainder mark
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The Sex Demon of Jangal

The Sex Demon of Jangal

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Hollywood, CA: Brentwood Publishing Co. / Crime-Adventure Series Book No. 101 1st Edition, 1964 ----------paperback. An erotic fantasy novel. Covers slightly rubbed, very modest shelfwear, a near fine copy.. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by The Author (front cover). Note: our prices on Biblio are the LOWEST of any of the sites on which we list our books.
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Seetee Shock

Seetee Shock

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