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Journey to the Centre of the Earth

By Jules Verne

The Folio Society. As New in Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. Folio Society 2001, hardcover in slipcase. Excellent, as new condition. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, no visible wear. Dark blue slipcase has at most slight scuffing. Nine colour plates by Grahame Baker. Translated by William Butcher. Intro by Michael Crichton. Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French author best known for his tales of adventure, including Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days. A true visionary, Verne foresaw the skyscraper, the submarine, and the airplane, among many other inventions, and is now regarded as one of the fathers of science fiction. (720-11-18); 8vo; 231 pages .

$29.95

SHADOW DAWN
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SHADOW DAWN

By Claremont, Chris & George Lucas

Spectra - Bantam Books. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0553095978 . HC/DJ - near fine/VG+. First printing. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked other than some bumping to spine bottom and slight soiling bottom edge of pages. Dustjacket has light scuffing, light wear to edges and a few very tiny tears to spine top area, not price clipped. Sequel to Shadow Moon. ; Second In The Chronicles Of The Shadow War; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 415 pages; The thrilling sequel to Shadow Moon, taking readers deeper into a stunningly original world of magic, myth, and legend. The momentous Ascension of Princess Elora Danan should have brought peace to the Thirteen Realms. Instead, an intense Shadow War rages, spearheaded by the evil Mohdri. He has dispatched his dread Black Rose commando assassins to capture Elora and her sworn protector, Thorn Drumheller. But Mohdri himself is just a facade for a more dangerous entity: the Deceiver. But who--or what--is the Deceiver? And how can Elora, Thorn, and their ragtag band defeat this unspeakable force? The answer lies in a perilous journey to a land undisturbed since the dawn of time. A journey that will end at the unbreachable citadel of the dragon, where a chilling betrayal will change the fate of Elora, Thorn, and the Thirteen Realms forever. [700] .

$11.95

MASTERHARPER OF PERN
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MASTERHARPER OF PERN

By Anne McCaffrey

Del Rey. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0345388232 . Hardcover/Jacket - VG+/near fine. First printing, clean, attractive copy. Hardcover is clean and unnmarked, some bumping to spine ends. There is a paper crease inside front cover and this crease can also be seen on first few pages. A couple tiny edge tears were seen. Pages are otherwise unmarked. Dustjacket has light scuffing, and some crinkling/light wear to spine ends, not price clipped. A Dragonriders of Pern novel. ; Dragonriders of Pern; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 431 pages; "Pern: a beautiful world colonized by humans, terrorized by the deadly spores called Thread, and defended by magnificent flying dragons. Anne McCaffrey's bestselling tales of this planet have yielded a multitude of unforgettable characters. And now, after years of urging by devoted readers, one of the most popular denizens of Pern takes center stage in a novel that chronicles his extraordinary life. Along with the dragonriders, perhaps none are so revered on Pern as the harpers, whose songs record history, warn of the coming of Thread, and prepare Pern's people for the future. And no one is more influential than the Masterharper of Pern. The son of renowned composer Petiron and gifted singer Merelan, Robinton is a prodigy from birth and enjoys a special rapport with the telepathic dragons. But it is a time when Thread has not been a threat for centuries, the harpers have fallen into disfavor, and one despotic man is plotting to take over Pern. In this climate of unrest, Robinton will come into his own . . . Driven by his belief in music, in the dragons, and in the salvation of his beloved Pern. " [700] .

$11.95

Third Watch -  Acorna's Children
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Third Watch - Acorna's Children

By Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough

Eos. New in New dust jacket. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780060525415 . HC/DJ - fine. New book with no markings. Acorna's Children series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Khorii, the rebellious daughter of the near-mythic Acorna and her lifemate, Aari, has followed in Acorna's footsteps leading their people from danger, but the pressure to succeed and fulfill a legacy is tremendous. For the deadly foe that has ravaged the known worlds and weakened even her famous parents has launched its final assault, and only Khorii and her newly discovered sister, Ariin, are able to stop the brutal attack. But success is elusive, and fragile, and even time itself may not be enough to help their desperate quest to save their family . . . Much less the universe. [600] .

$14.95

ACORNA'S SEARCH The Further Adventures of Unicorn Girl
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ACORNA'S SEARCH The Further Adventures of Unicorn Girl

By Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough

Eos. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0380978989 . HC/DJ - fine/near fine. 2nd printing of first edition. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean and tight, with no markings. Dustjacket has a little scuffing with slight wear/crinkling at flap corners, not clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; "Acorna's people, the Linyaari, are once more without a home. And though they survived the brutal attack from the cold-blooded Khleevi, the battle left their beloved planet, narhii-Vhiliinyar, horribly scarred. Yet all is not lost. While the damage is terrible, hope still lives deep within this gentle, spiritual people. Banding together, they will rebuild both narhii-Vhiliinyar and the original Linyaari homeworld, Vhiliinyar, restoring them to the natural beauty and vitality they enjoyed before the time of the Khleevi. Acorna, too, is eager to help reconstruct the homeworld of which she's long dreamed. Though she was abandoned in space as a baby, then rescued and raised by gruff human asteroid miners, the beautiful young woman with the "funny" feet and hands and gleaming horn has made peace with her heritage and is now eager to turn her extraordinary healing powers to re-create the Linyaari's world with her lifemate, Aari, her human "uncles," and her friends. But just as work begins to get under way something goes terribly wrong. Linyaari begin mysteriously disappearing -- including Aari and his sister, Maati. Is it the Khleevi or some other unknown enemy? .... " [600] .

$11.95

NEBULA AWARD STORIES ELEVEN (11)
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NEBULA AWARD STORIES ELEVEN (11)

By Le Guin, Ursula K. (editor)

Harper & Row. Fine in Good+ dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. 0060125640 . HC/DJ - fine/good+. Hardcover is clean and tight, with no markings, a little bumping to spine ends. Jacket has a small stain on rear, tiny tears bottom edge and creasing and small tears to upper edge, small amount of scuffing/rubbing. Included: Fritz Leiber - Catch That Zeppelin!; Joe Haldeman - End Game; Roger Zelazny - Home is the Hangman; Harlan Ellison - Shatterday; Tom Reamy - San Diego Lightfoot Sue; Craig Strete - Time Deer; Peter Nicholls - 1974: The year in Science Fiction. [460]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$14.50

FALSE DAWN
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FALSE DAWN

By Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn

Doubleday. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. HC/DJ - fine/VG. Book club edition. Hardcover clean and unmarked, a little bumping to spine ends. Jacket has light scuffing/edgwear, age tanning and small tears to spine top. "In a brutual and wasted world, there was only one law - survive at any cost". [320-noto]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$3.50

THE HUGO WINNERS Volume 3
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THE HUGO WINNERS Volume 3

By Asimov, Isaac (editor)

Doubleday. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. 0385122187 . Hc/DJ - near fine/VG. Book club edition. Hardcover clean and unmarked other than a little wear and bumping to spine ends and name crossed out (very small) on 1st endpage. Jacket has age tanning and several very small tears and chips to edges. Includes: Ships of Shadows by Fritz Leiber; Slow Sculpture by Theodore Sturgeon; Queen of Air & Darkness by Poul Anderson; Inconstant Moon by Larry Niven; The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin; Goat Song by Poul Anderson; The Girl Who Was Plugged in by James Tiptree, Jr. ; The Deathbird by Harlan Ellison; A Song for Lya by George R. R. Martin and others. [800 ]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$13.95

MAN PLUS
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MAN PLUS

By Pohl, Frederik

Random House. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1976. Hardcover. Book club edition. HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover clean and unmarked, slight wear to spine ends. Jacket has age tanning spine and edges and two small closed edge tears on rear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "Volunteering to be the next transformed cyborg of the Man Plus Project for the colonization of Mars, Roger Torroway is unaware that the Project is being secretly manipulated by an unknown group of shadowy planners. " [290-osl? ] .

$5.50

INFINITE DREAMS
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INFINITE DREAMS

By Haldeman, Joe

St. Martin's Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. 0312416059 . HC/DJ - fine/very good. Hardcover clean and unmarked, bumping to spine bottom. Jacket has light scuffing/rubbing, light edgewear and a few tiny edge tears. Thirteen award winning stories from one of the most extraordinary science fiction writers of our time. [ 330-noto]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$5.25

THE EXILE WAITING
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THE EXILE WAITING

By McIntyre, Vonda N.

Nelson Doubleday. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1975. Hardcover. Doubleday 1975, book club edition. HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover clean and unmarked, slight wear to spine bottom. Jacket has light scuffing, tanning to spine and light edgewear. "Centuries had passed since the Final War devastated Earth and turned its surface into an intolerable radioactive desert. To survive at all, the only place to live was Center - a huge city built of rock and steel in a vast underground cavern..." [330-noto]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$4.95

PRIVATEERS
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PRIVATEERS

By Bova, Ben

Tor Books. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312936044 . HC/DJ - fine/VG. Clean, tight condition. Hardcover excellent, clean, no markings, a little bumping to spine ends. Jacket is scuffed with light edgewear and a few tiny edge tears. ....Set in the future on a world in which space is dominated by the Russians. An ex-astronaut from the USA operates outside the law in order to explore an asteroid belt. [570]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$9.95

IF YOU BELIEVE THE SOLDIERS
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IF YOU BELIEVE THE SOLDIERS

By Cordell, Alexander

Doubleday. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Doubleday 1974 first edition, ISBN: 0385096127. HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover clean and tight other than a little soiling/tanning inside front cover. Jacket has light soiling, tanning to spine and light edgewear with a few tiny tears, not clipped. "Here, in Britain in the early 1980's....the world is turned upside down; anarchy prevails, and no one knows what will emerge from the ruins. ....; 8vo; We see a society that has passed through the stages of democracy to those of governement by extremes. Mark Seaton, a senior Civil Servant, obeying the principle that he must serve whatever government is in power, finds himself in the unique position of being able to observe a revolution in the streets; a revolution that was in part, precipitated by his charges of corruption against the right-wing dictatorship that runs the country, which have resulted in his own persecution. In his own relationships - with his wife, his mistress, his adopted daughter - are mirrored the chaotic circumstances of a way of life that cannot be tolerated; and against which the people eventually rebel. The world is turned upside down; anarchy prevails; and no one knows what will emerge from the ruins. ". [350-noto] .

$13.95

The Shades of Time and Memory  The Second Book of the Wraeththu Histories
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The Shades of Time and Memory The Second Book of the Wraeththu Histories

By Constantine, Storm

Tor Books. New in New dust jacket. 2004. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0765303477 . New book, clean and unmarked, one small light scratch on front and a little bumping to spine ends. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; Hailed as "a literary fantasist of outstanding power and originality" by Michael Moorcock and "a mythmaking Gothic queen" by Neil Gaiman, Storm Constantine is one of the most exciting and innovative fantasy writers of her generation. The author of many acclaimed works of science fiction and fantasy, she is best known for her daring, stylish and provocative "Wraeththu" trilogy ( The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit , The Bewitchments of Love and Hate , The Fulfilments of Fate and Desire ). The series, which chronicled the rise of a new race of seductive androgynous beings, with awesome powers, was hailed as a modern fantasy masterpiece, winning an avid international following of devoted readers. In her current series of work, Constantine has returned to the world of the Wraeththu, and the history of the first ruling dynasty in Immanion. Shades of Time and Memory continues the story of the emotional struggle between the triad of Pellaz, the Tigron of all the Wraeththu; Caeru, the Tigrina chosen for him by Thiede, and hostling of Pellaz's heir; and Calanthe, the Tigrina of Pellaz' heart -- Cal who incepted Pellaz, murdered Thiede, and whose wild seductive nature captivates all who know him. But while these three struggle for mortal political power, others are discovering that the psychic abilities of the Wraeththu and their sisters, the Kamagrian, are far greater, and far stranger, than any of them had ever supposed. [800] .

$14.50

BEYOND WIZARDWALL Thieves' World
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BEYOND WIZARDWALL Thieves' World

By Morris, Janet

Baen Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. Internal pages clean, tight & unmarked, a little soiling outer edge of pages. Jacket has light age tanning, light scuffing, very light edgewear & a couple tiny tears to rear. The conclusion to the author's Thieves' World trilogy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [315-notosl] .

$8.55

BEYOND THE VEIL Thieves' World
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BEYOND THE VEIL Thieves' World

By Morris, Janet

Baen Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. Hardcover. Internal pages clean & tight, light soiling outer edge of pages. Jacket has very light edgewear, light age tanning & one small edge tear. Book club edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [325-notosl] .

$8.55

DRAGONSDAWN
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DRAGONSDAWN

By Anne McCaffrey

Del Rey. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0345331605 . HC/DJ - VG+/near fine. 1st edition/1st printing. Very nice condition. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, some corner bumping and a few small edge indents. Jacket has light scuffing, light edge crinkling/wrinkling and two tiny edge tears. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages; "When the deadly silver "threadfall" from an orbiting comet threatens to destroy the thriving human colony on the otherwise hospitable planet Pern, scientists and genetic engineers undertake a bold and risky experiment to change the tiny native winged reptiles called fire lizards into allies for mutual survival. While fans of the "Dragonriders of Pern" novels will particularly enjoy the revelations in this prequel to the series, newcomers will find McCaffrey's latest an accessible introduction to the world of Pern. Recommended. " [944] .

$13.95

SECOND WAVE  Acorna's Children
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SECOND WAVE Acorna's Children

By Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough

Eos. Good+ in Good dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; Sixth Printing. Hardcover. 0060525401 . Hc/DJ - good+/good. First edition, 6th printing. Pages are clean and unmarked. Hardcover has light soiling to edges, bumping to corners/spine ends, a few indentations to top edge. Jacket has fairly heavy scuffing, edge wrinkling/wear, small tears and a couple small peels to laminate. [552]; Acorna Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; "In First Warning (Eos, 2005) , a plague spread through the universe. Here, when unicorn girl Acorna (the protagonist of her own seven-book series) and her lifemate, Aari, are infected, Khorii, their Linyaari-unicorn daughter, steps up. She and her android brother, Elviiz, continue to cleanse the Universe, looking for the reason for the mysterious plague. With their parents in quarantine, the already-fatigued siblings become the first and last line of defense when their old nemesis, Marl Fidd, breaks out of prison. If things weren't bad enough, it looks as though the plague dead are coming back as zombies...." .

$11.95

ACORNA'S REBELS
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ACORNA'S REBELS

By Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough

Eos. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. 0380978997 . Excellent condition. HC/DJ - fine. Hardcover tight & unmarked. Jacket unmarked other than a little scuffing and slight crinkling to corners. [600]; Acorna Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; "A member of the Linyaari, a humanoid race with horns in the middle of their foreheads, Acorna continues to hunt for her beloved life-mate, Aari, who disappeared in Acorna's Search (2002). She travels aboard the starship Condor to the planet Makahomia, which she finds in the grip of a plague killing the sacred Temple cats. Acorna fights a desperate rearguard action against the plague with her horn's healing power, but the mystery clearly lies deeper. ..." .

$15.95

THE DOLPHINS OF PERN
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THE DOLPHINS OF PERN

By Anne McCaffrey

Del Rey. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 0345368940 . Excellent condition. HC/DJ - fine. Hardcover tight & unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing to rear & slight crinkling to corners . "Rescued from drowning by a pair of dolphins, a young boy embarks on a lifelong mission to reestablish ties with the third most intelligent species on the planet Pern." [725]; Dragonriders of Pern Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages .

$13.00

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