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CRYSTAL OF A HUNDRED DREAMS—SIGNED!

By: FABIAN, Stephen/ VANCE, Jack.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA., COLUMBIA, PA., Underwood-Miller: 1979.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17


A handsome portfolio presentation, of the entirety of illustration produced by artist Stephen Fabian, for the Jack Vance titles—THE EYES OF THE OVERWORLD, THE SEVENTEEN VIRGINS, and THE BAGFUL OF DREAMS. The author was never graced with a more companionable artist that Fabian; the illustrations capture perfectly Vance's luxuriant style. Issued in an oversized folio—probably the original size of the illustrations—in an edition of only 550, numbered, copies, SIGNED... View more info

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THE MAD MAN THEORY.

By: QUEEN, ELLERY. (VANCE, Jack.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Loncon,, Kinnell,: 1988.

Edition: First Hardcover Edition

Seller ID: 386


An ELLERY QUEEN thriller, ghosted by the noted fantacist. Light tone at page edges, unavoidable with this British paper, else fine in d.j. Nice copy. View more info

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JACK VANCE: THE DYING EARTH—Underwood/Miller, 1976. 1st hardcover. SIGNED, edition limited to 111 copies!

By: VANCE, Jack

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Columbia, PA, Underwood-Miller: 1976

Edition: First Hardcover Edition

Seller ID: 15


The Jack Vance classic, issued in a lovely limited edition illustrated by George Barr. Only 1111 copies produced, this being one of the 111 with the special limitation plate, the book SIGNED by both author and artist. The cornerstone book in a Vance collection. One tiny nick to d.j., else as new unread. View more info

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TO LIVE FOREVER.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York,, Ballantine: 1956.

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 420


Jack Vance's first novel. One of the scarce and very desireable Ballantine hardcover issuances. 1st binding, dark blue cloth with red lettering. Light dusting at page edges, 1/8 x 1/4 hole in d.j., spine,1/2" closed tear at top of rear panel; slight d.j., wear at edges commensurate with age. Nice tight copy. View more info

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EIGHT FANTASMS AND MAGICS

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: [1969]

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1263


Collection of eight tales—The Miracle Workers, When the Five Moons Rise, Telek, Noise, The New Prime, Cil, Guyal of Sfere, and The Men Return. From the author's foreword— "Almost everyone has had some sort of brush with the paranormal, even the most resistant and skeptical of persons. In olden times angels and demons were held responsible; to date no one has produced a more reasonible explanation.V.g.+ copy in price-clipped d.j., with some rubbing. View more info

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JACK VANCE: GREEN MAGIC—The Fantasy Realms of Jack Vance. First edition. Underwood/Miller, 1979.—SIGNED!

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA. & Columbia, PA., Underwood-Miller: 1979.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1276


One of the special SIGNED, limited to 175 copies, with special faux leather binding. Short story collection includes the tales, Green Magic, The Miracle Workers, The Moon Moth, The Mitr, The Men Return, The Narrow Land, The Pilgrims, The Secret, and Liane the Wayfarer. A noteworthy introduction—"Jack Vance is one of the most distinctive stylistic voices of the twentieth century"— from the introduction by John Shirley. View more info

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GREEN MAGIC: The Fantasy Realms of Jack Vance.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA. & Columbia, PA.,, Underwood-Miller: 1979.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1277


A collection of nine tales including the title story, The Miracle Workers, The Moon Moth, The Mitr, The Men Return, The Narrow Land, The Pilgrims, The Secret, and Liane the Wayferer. Foreward by Poul Anderson —"Jack Vance is a great master of the English language as was Dunsany, whom in certain respects he recalls though he does not imitate" —Poul Anderson. Introduction by John Shirley —"Vance is one of the most distinctive stylistic voices of the twentieth centu... View more info

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BAD RONALD—SIGNED!

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA., Columbia, PA.,, Underwood-Miller: 1982.

Edition: First Hardcover Edition

Seller ID: 1278


One of 200, SIGNED, numbered, and especially bound copies. A suspense novel by this noted Fantasy Grandmaster. Another of the handsome books published by the team of Tim Underwood and Chuck Miller during their terrific publishing run of the 1970's & '80's. Fine in d.j. View more info

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THE BEST OF JACK VANCE. A Treasury of Futuristic Masterpieces by the Hugo Award Winner.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York,, Taplinger,: 1976.

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 1279


Collection of seven tales including, Rumfuddle, Sail 25, Ulward's Retreat, The Last Castle, Abercrombie Station, and The Moon Moth. The author provides a brief intro to each tale giving the background of its origins. Introduction by Barry Maltzberg—"Jack Vance is one of the ten most important writers in the history of the field. He has accumulated that importance quietly and wholly on the basis of his work . . . I cannot recall any other writer in science-fiction wh... View more info

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THE LANGUAGES OF PAO—ONE OF 6 PROOF COPIES!]

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA. & Columbia, PA., Underwood-Miller: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 1280


Advance proof copy—one of 6 "Check" copies as stated in pencil from the publisher. The penultimate phase before final publication. Loosely gathered signatures within d.j. The full-sized, full copy of the final book product. For the ultimate Vance collector! Fine copy. View more info

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THE FACE—RARE PROOF COPY!

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA., & Columbia, PA., Underwood-Miller: 1980.

Seller ID: 1281


A complete set of the loosely gathered, "Silvers"—being the last stage of production before the final binding. One of only five or six Proof copies. These final proofs are so limited because they are expensive to produce. Rare. Very good to fine set with printers markings. View more info

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Featured author of the week.

ONLY PROOF COPY!—THE KILLING MACHINE: JACK VANCE: Featured author of the week.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA. & Columbia, PA.,, Underwood-Miller: 1981

Edition: First American Hardcover Edition,

Seller ID: 1282


A complete set of the loosely gathered, "Silvers"—being the last stage of production before the final binding. As pencilled by the publisher—"Proof —The only copy produced of this state. With accompanying signed order from the printer. Unique item for the ultimate Vance collector! Very good to fine set with printers markings. View more info

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STAR KING—RARE PROOF COPY!

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA., & Columbia, PA.,, Underwood-Miller: 1981

Edition: First American Hardcover Edition.

Seller ID: 1283


A complete set of the loosely gathered, signature, "Silvers"—being the last stage of production before the final binding. Proof copies used by the printer. These final proofs are limited to only a few copies because they are expensive to produce. Rare. Very good to fine set with printers markings. View more info

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FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION BY JACK VANCE: A Checklist.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Underwood-Miller: [1978]

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1285


A preliminary checklist—of eight-pages—to FANTASMS, the extensive Leavack/Underwood bibliography published later in the year; was issued with the limited publication of EYES OF THE OVERWORLD by Underwood/Miller. View more info

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THE SEVENTEEN VIRGINS.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA., & Columbia, PA.,, Underwood-Miller: 1979.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1286


A Cugel the Clever, DYING EARTH story. Stephen Fabian illustrated cover reproduced as the frontispiece. Stated printing of only 600 copies. A fine copy. View more info

SCIENCE FICTION & MYSTERY NOVELS: ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS, BY JACK VANCE. ROY A. SQUIRES, CATALOG 12.

By: VANCE, JACK.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif.:, Roy A. Squires,:

Seller ID: 126


Another fine example of Squires' "themed" catalogues. This one features 28 manuscript packages of manuscripts from the recently departed and great Fantasy/SF writer, Jack Vance. The packages include the author's original holograph notes for the story, 1st drafts, 2nd drafts, proof copies etc....VERY COMPLETE! I stupidly resisted buying one despite Roy's urgings. One of my many haunting regrets! Squires catalogues 1-20 plus supplement have become highly cherished coll... View more info

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THE DURDANE TRILOGY: (3 VOLS.) The faceless Man, The Brave Free Men and The Asutra.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Columbia, PA.,, Underwood/Miller,: 1983.

Edition: [First American Hardbound Edition]

Seller ID: 1273


The Faceless Man, The Brave Free Men, and The Asutra make up the DURDANE TRILOGY. Handsome books, well bound. Fine in d.j. View more info