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If you've got money in your pocket to burn for books that probably won't, may we suggest THE COMPLETE SCIENCE FICTION ASBESTOS COLLECTION: FAHRENHEIT 451 & FIRESTARTER by Bradbury, Ray & King, Stephen

THE COMPLETE ASBESTOS 'SF' COLLECTION *** HOT STUFF *** FAHRENHEIT 451, Ballantine Books, 1953, first edition, light wear to the spine edges, some soiling to the spine and boards as …

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$46,392.75


FRIDAY being the Original 498 leaf typescript with many hand corrections by the author by Heinlein, Robert

FRIDAY being the Original 498 Leaf Typescript with many hand corrections by the author on virtually every leaf. The earliest and / or first draft of this novel. (The only other typescript of this novel was produced on the first computer Robert Heinlein p…

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$43,301.25


THE BICENTENNIAL MAN / ORIGINAL CARBON TYPESCRIPT / Manuscript by Asimov, Isaac

THE BICENTENNIAL MAN / ORIGINAL CARBON TYPESCRIPT being 50 pages, approximately 15,000 words, fine in custom tray-case. Accompanied by a 200 word plus TYPED LETTER SIGNED by Asimov dated July 12th, 1974 to his long time friend and fellow science fiction …

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$36,087.75


THE TIME MACHINE by Wells, H. G

THE TIME MACHINE, Holt, 1895, first edition (first issue with the authors name misspelled as H.S. Wells on the title page), inner hinges starting, else a g/vg copy with somewhat different text than its later English counterpart. SIGNED by the author (ju…

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$29,647.13


DIANETICS by Hubbard, L. Ron & Winter, J. A. & Pohl, Frederik

*** IN THE SCARCE DELUXE BINDING *** DIANETICS, Hermitage, 1950, first edition, some light wear to the lower fore edge corner tips, some rubbing and light wear to the bottom edges of the boards, else a tight, bright vg+ copy with the t.p.e…

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$23,206.50


THE LORD OF THE RINGS comprising THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, THE TWO TOWERS & THE RETURN OF THE KING by Tolkien, J. R. R

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all And in the darkness bind them" * * * …

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$14,962.50


DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE by Johnson, Samuel

DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE in Which the Words are deduced from their Originals To Which are Prefixed a History of the Language and An English Grammar, London, W. Strahan for J. and P. Knapton, 1755, first edition, two volumes, large folio (16 -…

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$13,416.75


THE AMERICAN GUN CLUB / ( FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON ) INSCRIBED BY ARMSTRONG & ALDRIN by Verne, Jules ( & Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin )

SCIENCE FICTION BECOMES SCIENCE FACT THE AMERICAN GUN CLUB ( FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON), Scribner, Armstrong & Company, 1874, first edition, obvious wear to the fore edge corner tips and bottom edges with some cloth loss, spine dar…

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$12,901.50


A COLLECTION OF WOODEN JIGSAW PIECES IN VARIOUS SHAPES AND SIZES by Bok, Hannes

A COLLECTION OF WOODEN JIGSAW PIECES IN VARIOUS SHAPES AND SIZES being 18 in number with 5 of them in color and most needing further trimming (which would most certainly enhance the number beyond 18!). Rare indeed. …

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$9,810.00


THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES / *** Scarce true first edition *** by Christie, Agatha

THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES, John Lane, New York, 1920, first edition, several leaves with some smallish light brown stains, else a fine copy rebound in full tan calf with very nice text block and with gold gilt stamping to the spine and front cover …

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$9,810.00


KING KONG by Wallace, Edgar & Cooper, Merian & Lovelace, Delos

KING KONG, Grosset & Dunlap, 1932, first edition, some expert professional color retouch to the fore edge margins of the covers, else near fine in bright vg/vg+ full color pictorial dust-wrapper with some light wear and tear and chipping, the latter …

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$8,779.50


FABLES FOR OUR TIME / *** UNRECORDED UNIQUE DUST-WRAPPER *** by Thurber, James

FABLES FOR OUR TIME, Harpers, 1940, first edition, slight wear to small sections of the top and bottom edges of the boards, else a bright just about fine copy in pictorial boards in a vg/vg+ unrecorded gold-foil wraparound matching pictorial dust-wrappe…

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$8,779.50


( THE BRADBURY CHRONICLES / MARTIAN LANDSCAPE ) LARGE FULL COLOR OIL PAINTING MEASURING 42 BY 25 INCHES DEPICTING various scenes from THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES. FRAMED AND READY TO BE HUNG. by Shaw, Barclay & Bradbury, Ray

( THE BRADBURY CHRONICLES / MARTIAN LANDSCAPE ) LARGE FULL COLOR OIL PAINTING MEASURING 42 BY 25 INCHES DEPICTING VARIOUS SCENES FROM THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES. FRAMED AND READY TO BE HUNG. This painting was commissioned by Phantasia Press and was to be us…

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$8,779.50


HIKE AND THE AEROPLANE by ( Graham, Tom ) Lewis, Sinclair

HIKE AND THE AEROPLANE, Stokes, 1912, first edition, some flaking to the lettering on the spine (but all still easily readable), else a fine copy in the publishers original gray cloth pictorial binding in bright detail. Illustrated. The first book by the…

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$8,212.73


WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE / FIRST STATE BINDING ?!?!? by Balmer, Edwin & Wylie, Philip

WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, Stokes, 1933, 1st edition, a bright near fine copy of this classic world catastrophe novel in an equally bright vg+ first printing full color pictorial dust-wrapper with a small chip missing from the upper left corner of the bit fade…

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$7,233.75


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