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Guardians of the Gate - "They knew the legend ----- They were to meet the Alien Reality"

by Trimble, Louis and Jacquelyn

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1972
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New York: Ace Books, 1972. ACE # 30590. The eternal battle between Good and Evil - on a distant world in a distant time. But which of its two protagonists was which? 157+ pages. CONDITION: A solid, unmarked, overall Very Good copy with creases on the spine and along its front edge, plus small scuffs at the spine ends. This… Read more
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The Time Twister

by Petaja, Emil

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Published
1968
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing - 1968
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New York: Dell Publishing Co. Inc., 1968. Dell # 8911. A gripping tale of a remote town "trapped in an abyss of time", its time-suspended inhabitants worshipping an alien presence. 158+ pages. CONDITION: A bright, unmarked copy with moderate edge- and corner-wear, its interior virtually pristine. This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First Printing -… Read more
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Those Gentle Voices

by Effinger, George Alec

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780446861137
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$6.89

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New York: Warner Books, 1976. WB 86-113. "Who knows what forces may be dictating Earth's exploration of distant planets - or why?" 190 pages, CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased Fine Minus copy with negligible shelf-wear - compromised only by age-tanning to the covers' inside panels. This very attractive copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First… Read more
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A Voyage to Arcturus

by Lindsay, David

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Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
Fourth Printing - 1974
ISBN
9780345246813
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$14.01

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New York: Ballantine Books, 1968. A masterpiece of Symbolist science-fantasy - with an engaging Introduction by Loren Eiseley. 287 pages. CONDITION: A Fine Minus copy - bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased (likely unread) copy, with minimal shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. Fourth Printing - 1974. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. Illus. by Bob Pepper (cover art).… Read more
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Hellflower ["Once he had been a Star Master - Now he dealt in soul-shattering ruin...]

by Smith, George O.

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Published
1957
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Very Good Plus
Edition
Second Printing - 1969
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New York: Pyramid Books, 1957. Pyramid X-1957. "A space-surfer on the skids, a sensuous and deadly narcotic, form an alien chemistry of unstoppable evil!" 160 pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked and possibly unread copy, with moderate edge- and corner-wear. This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag. NOTE: This small item will be shipped, securely… Read more
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Mindswap

by Sheckley, Robert

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing - 1974
ISBN
9780330235587
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London and Sydney: Pan Science Fiction, 1966. Earth-Mars both-ways tourism, body-swapping, mind-swapping, but marvin gets stuck in the body of a criminal! A hilarious tale. 156+ pages. CONDITION: A bright, tight, square, unmarked copy with moderate edge- and corner-wear, compromised only by one medium and one tiny corner crease on the cover. [The spine is NOT creased.] This attractive copy… Read more
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The Computer Connection

by Bester, Alfred

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780425030394
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$4.75

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New York: Berkley Medallion Books, 1976. Berkley D3039. Immortals, time-travel, sentient supercomputer, evil machines, and the fight to save Earth from destruction! 217 pages. CONDITION: A solid Fine Minus copy of the 1976 edition's 2nd printing - bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased and evidently unread, with negligible edge-wear to the covers. This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective… Read more
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The Deceivers

by Bester, Alfred

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Published
1982
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Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780523485249
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New York: TOR Books, 1982. TOR # 48-524-7. "In a cosmic game of death and deception it's winner take all...." The tale of a hero seeking his kidnapped lover, encountering spies, blackmail, and murder - and an intrigue involving possession of meta-crystals - source of unlimited energy. 304 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased copy with minimal shelf-wear… Read more
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Speaking Stones

by Leigh, Stephen

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ISBN
9780380799145
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Avon Books Leigh thoughtfully examines issues of prejudice and race relations among the descendants of the world's marooned human survivors and its native inhabitants. On the faraway planet Mictlan, a tiny human society has had to sruggle with severe and often disturbing complications to adapt to their desolate surroundings. There were physical mutations and birth defects among them, then… Read more
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Fort Privilege

by Reed, Kit

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780441248612
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New York: Ace Books, 1986. In April, the exodus from Manhattan became a rout ..... New York was a city under siege. All escape routes were jammed as terrified honest citizens fled from the specter of riots, lootings , and murder. Now, the only people left are the super-rich and the rabble ..... 186 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square,… Read more
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The Green Brain

by Herbert, Frank

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1974 Reprint
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New York: Ace Books, 1966. Ace # 30263. The International Ecological Organization had to clear the jungles to make living room for an overpopulated world. But somehow those areas which had been completely cleared were being re-infested with voracious insects, despite the supposedly impenetrable barriers. 215 pages. CONDITION: A Very Good copy - bright, tight, and unmarked, with minimal shelf-wear,… Read more
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The Deep

by Crowley, John

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780425031636
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New York: Berkley Medallion Books, 1976. Berkley # D3163. Berkley Medallion, first paperback edition, 1976. Crowley's well-received 1975 first novel. A visitor arrives from elsewhere on a strange medieval world where the two factions, the "Reds" and the "Blacks", struggle for supremacy through battle, murder and treachery. 186 pages. CONDITION: A Fine, near-pristine copy - bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased,… Read more
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Breakfast in the Ruins - A Novel of Inhumanity

by Moorcock, Michael

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Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus - First Printing
ISBN
9780450014093
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$6.41

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London: New English Library - NEL, 1973. This new divine tragedy of surrogate-Christ Karl Glogauer begins in the unlikely locale of Derry and Toms' roof garden. He continues his quest through time and space, searching for Harmony and (if the two are not the same) Freedom from Fear. 174 pages. CONDITION: A solid Near Fine copy - bright, square, and… Read more
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Ascendancies

by Compton, D. G.

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780441030880
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New York: Ace Books, 1985. From the heavens fell a wondrous substance - and a deadly plague! 224 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased, likely unread copy with negligible shelf-wear - now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag.. First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Unending Night

by Smith, George H. (Henry)

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Published
1973
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Thus
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Israel - United Kingdom: Priory Books, 1973. Priory # 1088. Smith's gripping 1964 novel of a runaway Mars, headed directly for Earth. Mars had been populated by Earthlings, and the gigantic explosion of a nuclear power plant there unbalanced the planetary relationships, first sending the shattered moons of Mars Earthward. 138 pages. CONDITION: A solid Very Good Plus copy of… Read more
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Now Wait for Last Year

by Dick, Philip K.

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
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New York: Manor Books, 1976. Manor # 12410. Dr. Eric Sweetscent has problems. His planet is enmeshed in an unwinnable war. His wife is lethally addicted to a drug that whips its users helplessly back and forth across time -- and is hell-bent on making Eric suffer along with her. And Sweetscent's newest patient is not only the most important… Read more
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The Castaways of Tanagar

by Stableford, Brian

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Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus - First Printing
ISBN
9780879976095
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New York: DAW Books, 1981. DAW No.428 - UE1609. A few starships had set out from Earth before civilization ended. One of them found a new world and created a new home for mankind. But then came the rediscovery of Earth, a world now far different. 319 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked Near Fine copy with light shelf-wear,… Read more
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Doomsday Wing

by Smith, George H. (Henry)

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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London: Priory Books, 1970. Priory # 1056. A harrowing tale of a world gone mad and on the brink of total atomic destruction! A rogue Soviet general decides to launch an unauthorized sneak attack on the US with ICBMs he controls. He reasons that the US will be so devastated that it cannot survive or respond effectively, and after the… Read more
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The Man Who Travelled on Motorways - A Novel

by Hoyle, Trevor

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good (overall)
Edition
First Paperback Edition - 1st Printing
ISBN
9780714537900
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London & Dallas: John Calder Ltd/Riverrun Press, 1979. Calderbook # CB 382. A novel exploiting the mystique of motorway travel - "the realities, unrealities and fantasies that take over the mind of the long-distance driver as he follows the road at dawn midday, dusk and throughout the night." 239 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased, likely unread copy… Read more
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Wollheim's World's Best SF - Series 2 [AKA: The 1973 Annual World's Best SF]

by Poul Anderson, James Tiptree Jr., Michael G. Coney, Frederik Pohl, Clifford D. Simak, T.J. Bass, W. Macfarlane, Robert J. Tilley, Vernor Vinge, Phyllis MacLennon, Contributors

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780879974275
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New York: DAW Books, 1973. Another of Wollheim's outstanding annual collections, this containing 10 engaging stories plus the editor's entertaining and informative Introduction. CONTENTS: Goat Song (Anderson), The Man Who Walked Home (Tiptree), Oh Valinda! (Coney), The Gold at the Starbow's End (Pohl), To Walk a City's Street (Simak), Borqual Maru (Bass), Changing Woman (Macfarlane), Willie's Blues (Tilley), Long… Read more
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