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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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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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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

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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: $850.00

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

Edition: First American Hardcover Edition,


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.


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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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].


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 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]


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

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THE EYES OF THE OVERWORLD

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Gregg Press, 1977

Edition: First Hardcover Edition


Paperbacks were the primary vehicle of Science Fiction and Fantasy when the magazines began to die away after the War, thus some of the best SF of the 50's and 60's and even into the 70's was originally published in paperback. EYES OF THE OVERWORLD appeared as a nondescript 45 cent Ace paperback in 1966, although a wonderful cover illustration by Jack Gaughan. It went under almost everyone's radar but it has remained a perennial favorite among Vance fans—deservedly! ... 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.


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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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.


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 LAST CASTLE—SIGNED!

By: VANCE, Jack.

Price: $200.00

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

Edition: First Separate Edition


A handsome presentation of this award winning novelette/novella , as it having won the Hugo Award for best novelette in 1967, and the Nebula Award for best novella in 1966. This oversized, special edition, was limited to 200 numbered copies, signed by both the author and artist—Alicia Austin. A fine copy in d.j. 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


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