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The Time Twister

by Petaja, Emil

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Published
1968
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Very Good Plus
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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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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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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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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
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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
Condition
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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Humanity Prime

by McAllister, Bruce

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
Edition
First Thus - First Printing
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New York: Ace Books, 1971. # 34900. After losing a galactic battle with the savage Cromanths, Earth's survivors seek and find a safe-haven planet -- but the Cromanths find them! 285+ pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased, possibly unread copy with light edge- and corner-wear - its interior pristine. This attractive copy is now in a clear, protective… Read more
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Witch Queen of Lochlann

by Smith, George H. [Henry]

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Hardcover Edition
ISBN
9780709189435
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London: Robert Hale, 1981. An engaging battle between two princesses, inspired by the Welsh Mabinogion. One is cursed by the desire for men, who die at her touch; the other is blessed by a love-urge inspired by a goddess. Enter Duffus January, their avowed protector, who ultimately must choose between them. 159 pages. CONDITION: The book itself is bright, tight,… Read more
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Im Reich Der Vergessenen - GERMAN TRANSLATION of The Forgotten Planet

by Smith, George H. (Henry)

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Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First German Edition
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Munchen [Munich]: Moewig-Verlag - Terra Nova, 1968. Terra Nova Science Fiction Nr. 26. An excellent German translation of Smith's outstanding 1965 novel The Forgotten Planet - the engaging tale of a colonized planet abandoned by Earth's government, its inhabitants reverting to Medieval social values and weaponry. 68 pages. CONDITION: a bright, solid, unmarked, uncreased, possibly unread copy with negligible shelf-wear… Read more
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The Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America - No. 149 - Spring 2001 - Volume 34 Issue 4 [ SFWA Bulletin ]

by Barry Malzberg, Harry Harrison, Mike Resnick, Peter J. Heck, Darrell Schweitzer, Laura Resnick, Walter Jon Williams, Paul Levinson, Michael Cassutt, Glenn Hauman, Steve Carper, Robert Metzger, Brenda Clough, A.C. Crispin, and Derryl Murphy, contributors

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2001
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Independence, Missouri: SWFA, 2001. For sci-fi/fantasy enthusiasts, this magazine can provide a revelatory window into the genre and the views of its practitioners. SFWA publishes a quarterly magazine, the Bulletin. SFWA Members receive the Bulletin as part of their membership, but anyone can subscribe to it. The Bulletin carries nonfiction articles of general interest to writers, especially genre writers: Features,… Read more
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The Fourth "R"

by Smith, George O.

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus - First Printing
ISBN
9780440134190
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New York: Dell Publishing Co. Inc., 1979. # 13419. "The Genius Machine" made its inventor's 5-year-old son a genius, but the child's parents were murdered for the secret of the machine - and the killer was none other than his guardian! Where could he find refuge? 224 pages. CONDITION: a bright, tight, square copy with light shelf-wear, a couple creases… Read more
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Vurt [COLLECTIBLE ADVANCE UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY]

by Noon, Jeff

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine (As New)
Edition
ARC
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New York: Crown Publishers, 1995. This is an "Uncorrected Advance Proof" copy, often referred to as an "Advance Reading Copy" [or ARC] and an "Unedited, Uncorrected Page Proof" - fast becoming an attractive collectible, as it precedes the First Edition. Vurt is a feather - a drug, a dimension, a dream state, a virtual reality. It comes in many colors:… Read more
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My Brother's Keeper

by Sheffield, Charles

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition - First Printing
ISBN
9780441551323
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New York: Ace Books, 1982. Ace # 55132-7. Long-lost twins reunite, only to fall victim to an air crash. Lionel, the survivor, awakens to find his deseased brother Leo's thoughts in his mind, parts of Leo's brain having been transplanted into Lionel's head in order to save him. Yet Leo had a jog half-done, which would become Lionel's destiny to… Read more
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