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Queen of the Dawn: A Love Tale of Old Egypt
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Queen of the Dawn: A Love Tale of Old Egypt

By HAGGARD, H. Rider

Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. Very Good. First edition, preceding the U.K. edition. Foxing on foredge and first and last few leaves, spotting on boards, about very good without dustwrapper.

$25.00

The Mirror of Her Dreams

By DONALDSON, Stephen R.

New York: Ballantine, 1986. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Near fine in very good dustwrapper. Dustwrapper rubbed. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$18.00

Genius Unlimited

By PHILLIFENT, John T.

New York: DAW, 1972. Softcover. Good. Paperback Good in wrappers. Browning. Cover rubbed with creasing. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$20.00

Citizen of the Galaxy

By HEINLEIN, Robert A.

New York: Ace, 1957. Softcover. Very Good. Reprint. Very good in wrappers, a paperback. Pages and cover browned. Spine lean. Wrinkles in spine. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$18.00

New Dimensions

By FISK, Nicholas et al. (ed. By Robert Silverberg)

New York: Harper, 1975. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Second edition. Very good or better in a Very good plus dustwrapper. Pages are just a tad uneven, and some shelf-rubbing. Other authors include: Dorothy Gilbert, Marta Randall, Robert Thurston, Felix C. Gotschalk, Michael Bishop and many more. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$18.00

Star Trek: Probe

By BONANNO, Margaret Wander

New York: Pocket Books, 1992. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Near fine in near fine dustwrapper. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$18.00

The Blue of Capricorn

By BURDICK, Eugene

New York: Crest, 1962. Softcover. Paperback in Acceptable condition, the top corners of a few pages chipped but doesn't affect the text, pages browned, covers rubbed with fading and soiling. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$20.00

How the Old Woman Got Home

By SHIEL, M.P.

New York: Vanguard, 1928. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Good hardcover. Name on front endpaper. Pages brown. Corners slightly rubbed and bent. Edges of spine bumped. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$25.00

King Of The Scepter'd Isle
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King Of The Scepter'd Isle

By CONEY, Michael Greatrex

New York: Nal Books, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$20.00

How the Old Woman Got Home

By SHIEL, M.P.

New York: Macy Masius, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Very good/Hardcover no dustwrapper Browning. Cover rubbed with light browning, corners rubbed. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$40.00

Vertex: December 1974, Volume Two, Number Two

By PFEIL, Donald J. (editor)

CA: Mankind, 1974. Softcover. Very Good. Very good paperback. Pages light brown. Text clean. Staple binding. Rubbing to cover. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$20.00

Archive of Correspondence
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Archive of Correspondence

By TOLKIEN, J.R.R.

1973. Unbound. Near Fine. A collection of Six Typed Letters Signed from J.R.R. Tolkien and one Autograph Letter Signed by his wife, Edith Tolkien to Sterling E. Lanier, written between 1965 and 1973. The letters were sent to Lanier, an author, sculptor, and editor at Chilton Books, who had notably persuaded the automotive manual publishing company to publish Frank Herbert's *Dune*. The letters cover a range of subjects including figurines Lanier made of *The Lord of the Rings* characters and gifted to Tolkien; piracy issues that Tolkien was dealing with in America; the death of his wife, Edith; the writing of *The Silmarillion*; and acknowledgments of books and newsletters that Lanier had sent to him. The letters are near fine with some edgewear and folds from mailing. The correspondence began in 1965 when Lanier sent a letter to Tolkien with an accompanying package of his handcrafted figures based on characters from *The Lord of the Rings*. Lanier asked whether he could have the approval of Tolkien to market them resulting in the two exchanging letters and becoming friendly, with Tolkien fully supporting the figures: "They are in a wholly different class to many things that are often marketed without my permission." In a later letter Tolkien writes, "I recently, after my wife's death, moved back to Oxford...I have a feeling, though I hope not justified, that I have never written to you to thank you for your set of bronze figures. They survived the move and are now on display in a cabinet. I prize them, and they have been much admired." The figures appear to never have been mass produced, hitting a snag due to legal issues related to United Artists who owned the rights. In a letter from the end of 1965 Tolkien writes, "I at last received a letter direct from Ace Books, very specious and slightly glutinous, but it offered to discuss terms for royalties." Apparently, Lanier had been assisting Tolkien on confronting Ace Books, the company that had released an unauthorized edition of *The Lord of the Rings*. Lanier also sent Tolkien several science fiction newsletters, and two books, including a copy of *Dune*. The publisher Chilton had only recently acquired the novel which had been originally been serialized from 1963-1965 in *Analog Magazine*. While the book became a huge best-seller, Lanier, who championed its publication, was ironically fired due to slow initial sales. At the time of the letter Tolkien hadn't been able to read *Dune*. In the final letter written in 1973, less than a year before his death, Tolkien writes, "I am only now at last able to actually work upon *The Silmarillion* and prepare at least part of it for publication. I am afraid you have hit on one quite serious point; the legends of *The Silmarillion* are largely mythological, and mostly grim, and without any tinge of comedy." *The Silmarillion* was Tolkien's last work and informed the myths and origins of his now famous Middle Earth. The book was completed by his son Christopher, whose efforts to compile and organize the book writing was published posthumously in 1977. It won the Locus Award for Best Fantasy novel in 1978. A wonderful collection of letters from the greatest fantasy author of the 20th Century about manuscript publishing rights, the science fiction community, and the then nascent world of literary merchandising. A detailed list is available upon request.

$40000.00

The Gay Rebellion
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The Gay Rebellion

By CHAMBERS, Robert W.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1913. Near Fine. First edition. Illustrated by Edmund Frederick. Octavo. Red cloth stamped in gilt and blind with applied paper illustration of a woman writing in a book labeled "Votes for Women." Very slightly cocked, near fine. A near-future fantasy novel of women getting the vote and then ruling the world. Excellent frontispiece illustration of a haughty young woman standing before a stone etched with "Votes for Women," and over a man entrapped in a net. The author is better known for his far darker fantasy, The King in Yellow. Not to be confused with the more common Macaulay reprint edition.

$450.00

[Manuscript]: Operation: Outer Space. A Science Fiction Novel
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[Manuscript]: Operation: Outer Space. A Science Fiction Novel

By LEINSTER, Murray [Will F. Jenkins]

New York: Otis Kline Associates, Inc. Author's and Publisher's Agents, 1954. Near Fine. Manuscript. 253 typed leaves (approximately - a few pages are mis-numbered), mixing both ribbon and carbon copies typed rectos only, laid into a printed folder with the name and New York City address of "Otis Kline Associates, Inc. Author's and Publisher's Agents" (aside from his work as an agent, Kline was also a published science fiction novelist). 211 of the numbered leaves constitute a complete draft, and while they exhibit typos, extensive hand corrections of both editorial and authorial nature, adding and deleting words, sentences and whole passages, these pages probably represent a close to final draft of the novel. Also present are an additional 42 numbered leaves, almost exclusively ribbon copies (and using the author's given name, Will F. Jenkins) constituting an early draft of the first two chapters. These leaves are very extensively corrected, removing and adding long passages and showing many additional corrections. The finished book, very close to the completed draft that is present here, was published by The Fantasy Press in 1954. With a fine in fine first edition is included.

$9500.00

Lyre and Lancet: A Story in Scenes
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Lyre and Lancet: A Story in Scenes

By ANSTEY, F. (pseudonym of Thomas Anstey Guthrie)

London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1895. Near Fine. First edition. Blue cloth stamped in black and gilt. Contemporary owner's name, wrinkle at the bottom corner of the front board, but very good or better.

$55.00

Voice Across the Sea
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Voice Across the Sea

By CLARKE, Arthur C.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First American edition. One corner a little bumped else fine in fine and bright dustwrapper. An exceptional copy of a cheaply manufactured volume.

$100.00

The Immortals
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The Immortals

By SCARBOROUGH, Harold E.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1924. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American edition. Small owner's name, very near fine in near fine dustwrapper with tiny nicks at the crown. Doctor discovers an elixir that promises eternal life, young couple are left with the dilemma of whether it should be used.

$850.00

All Souls' Night: A Book of Stories
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All Souls' Night: A Book of Stories

By WALPOLE, Hugh

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1933. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Short stories including several supernatural tales. A beautiful copy and uncommon thus.

$275.00

The Pagan's Progress
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The Pagan's Progress

By MORRIS, Gouverneur

New York: A.S. Barnes & Company, 1904. Near Fine. First edition. Color frontispiece by John Rae. Publisher's dummy. 12mo. Pre-publication book prepared by the publisher's design staff, consisting of unprinted pages bound in cloth with the first twelve pages of text, the rest of the pages are blank. Extremities lightly worn, thus near fine, publisher's information affixed to the front pastedown.

$200.00

The Lost World
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The Lost World

By CRICHTON, Michael

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Fine/Near Fine. First trade edition. Fine in near fine plus price-clipped dustwrapper.

$20.00

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