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AN EPITAPH IN RUST.

By: POWERS, Tim.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, NESFA PRESS,, 1989.

Edition: First Hardcover Edition.


Very early Tim Powers novel, originally a LASER paperback published by Harlequin, issued here in its corrected text at long last! Although not called for, this copy is SIGNED by the author. One of only 1000 copies. Berlyne, (ed), Secret Histories A2b.1 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


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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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


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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DARK CARNIVAL.

By: BRADBURY, Ray.

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wis.,, Arkham House,, 1947.

Edition: [First edition].


The author's first book of twenty-seven stories primarily from the pages of WEIRD TALES magazine. Simply a beautiful one-owner copy - directly from Arkham House. Vintage "RAY BRADBURY" SIGNATURE - not his later fuzzy "Sharpie". Fine in d.j. Expensive but worth it. View more info

DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.

By: POWERS, Tim.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, SFBC., 1985.

Edition: First Hardcover Edition.


The true first edition hardcover as issued by SFBC with code P028 on pg. 218. "DEVIANT'S PALACE Steaks, Unconventional Seafood, Progressive Cocktails, Meditation Chapel, Petting Zoo, Souvenir Shop, GIRLS, GIRLS GIRLS, Explicit Scenes & Offensive Sounds" - not a place you want to lose your head! SIGNED by the author. Berlyne, (ed), Secret Histories A5b. View more info

DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.

By: POWERS, Tim.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Chatto & Windus,, 1985.

Edition: First U.K. Edition.


The author's post-apocalyptic vision modeled after the Los Angeles as it existed in the late 1960's, early 70's only a hundred fold worse after nuclear devastation, culminating in the Deviant's Palace Night Club. LA was a very creepy & seamy place back then! SIGNED by the author. Philip K. Dick Memorial Award Winner. A tiny fold at r.h., lower edge of cover; light age-toning to page edges, else a very good + copy. View more info

DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.

By: POWERS, Tim.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London:, Chatto & Windus,, 1985.

Edition: ARC.


The author's post-apocalyptic vision of Los Angeles as it existed in the late 1960's, early 70's only a hundred fold worse after nuclear devastation, culminating in the Deviant's Palace Night Club. SIGNED by the author. Philip K. Dick Memorial Award Winner. One of the very uncommon British, Advanced reading copies. View more info

DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.

By: POWERS, Tim.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London:, Chatto & Windus,, 1985.

Edition: First U.K. Edition.


The author's post-apocalyptic vision of Los Angeles as it existed in the late 1960's, early 70's only a hundred fold worse after nuclear devastation, culminating in the Deviant's Palace Night Club. LA was a very creepy & seamy place back then! SIGNED by the author with a full-page inscription and drawing to his friend, Phil Garland.: Garland was the proprietor of the 'Folly Press' in Tacoma, WA., who published the folly - "A Short Poem" - Ho-Ho-Ho. See, Berlyne... View more info

EARTHQUAKE WEATHER.

By: POWERS, Tim.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Legend Books,, 1997.

Edition: First UK Edition.


"Tim Powers' own private vision of California reality . . . his fantastical visions have the power of mythology, of genius" - Hey you won't get me arguing with any of that just look at his list of awards and accolades by those who know better than I! Would be a fine copy but for the toning of the paper as is commonly found with these UK editions. Only 800 copies printed. SIGNED by the author. View more info

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EIGHT FANTASMS AND MAGICS

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan, [1969]

Edition: First Printing


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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FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION BY JACK VANCE: A Checklist.

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Underwood-Miller, [1978]

Edition: [First Edition]


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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FLATLAND: A Romance of Many Dimensions. By [EDWIN ABBOT ABBOT]. First edition 1884. Classic early SF. A scarce book.

By: [ABBOT, EDWIN ABBOT] A. SQUARE

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co., 1884

Edition: [First Edition]


The enduring satiric 19th century classic of life and culture living within two dimensions. Section IV is especially revealing: ". . . A Female in Flatland, a creature by no means to be trifled with. . . whenever the temper of the woman is exasperated by confinement at home or hampering regulations abroad, they are apt to vent their spleen upon their husbands and children; and in the less temperate climates the whole male population of a village has been sometimes destr... View more info

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GRAVITY's ANGELS—RARE REVIEW COPY!

By: SWANWICK, Michael.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House,, 1991.

Edition: First Edition


13 stories (of course!) from the beginning of the 1980's to the end, gathered from various SF magazines and anthologies including the noted, THE FEAST OF SAINT JANIS, THE TRANSMIGRATION OF PHILIP K, and GINUNGAGAP. The author's first book, he would go on to be nominated numerous times for every award in the fields of Fantasy & SF. Spiral bound review copy. Arkham House was very stingy with their review copies, hence scarce. 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


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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GREEN MAGIC: The Fantasy Realms of Jack Vance—SIGNED!

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $175.00

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

Edition: First Edition


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