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THE THIRTY-FIRST OF FEBRUARY. Nelson Bond. THE THIRTY-FIRST OF FEBRUARY.
New York: Gnome Press, (1949). First edition of his second book. A collection of 13 stories. A very fine copy in dust jacket.

[Book #48320]       Price: $60.00
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FAHRENHEIT 451. Ray Bradbury. FAHRENHEIT 451.
New York: Ballentine Books, Inc. (1953). First edition, limited issue. Number 127 of 200 COPIES SIGNED BY BRADBURY AND SPECIALLY BOUND IN ASBESTOS or, as the colophon states, "an asbestos material with exceptional resistance to pyrolysis." Quarto white asbestos boards lettered in red on front and spine. Issued without a dust jacket. Professional repair to spine ends and corners, red lettering slightly mellowed, covers lightly soiled, few faint stains, otherwise very good.

[Book #54819]       Price: $7,500.00
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THE STRANGE CASE OF MISS ANNIE SPRAGG. Louis Bromfield. THE STRANGE CASE OF MISS ANNIE SPRAGG.
New York: Frederick Stokes Co. 1928. First edition. A Barron fantasy title about a woman with a stigmata. Set in Italy. "...pagan rebellion against oppresive Christian moralism." Fine in an orange dust jacket with very light edgewear and the spine slightly faded. Fantasy Literature.

[Book #28570]       Price: $60.00
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND: Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie. Lewis Carroll, Suzy Lee. ALICE IN WONDERLAND: Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie.
(Mantova: Maurizio Corraini, 2002). First edition. Korean artist Suzy Lee's book of photos and drawings for children and adults; with text on only the last two pages ("Is all our life, then . . . but a dream?") in English with Italian translation beneath. Inspired by the whimsey of Lewis Carroll's "ALICE." Pages stiff (as in a child's first book). Few edge bumps, otherwise fine in thick, paper-covered boards.

[Book #48903]       Price: $75.00
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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Lewis Carroll. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.
Alice B. Woodward. London: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd. 1920. Later printing; originally published in 1913. Illustrations by Alice B. Woodward, who is best known for her illustrations in THE PETER PAN PICTURE BOOK, which was also published by Bell. Seven full-page black-and-white drawings, plus frontis and front cover; several in-text illustrations as well. 12mo, pale blue, soft cloth binding (oil cloth?--appears to be Blanck's fabric B), lettered and with cover illustration in darker blue. Spine ends a little frayed, edges tanned and somewhat soiled, otherwise very good. Scarce in any printing/edition.

[Book #48751]       Price: $200.00
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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: And What Alice Found There. Lewis Carroll. THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: And What Alice Found There.
Franklin Hughes. New York: Cheshire House, 1931. First edition thus: limited edition, #1194 of 1200 copies, with illustrations by Franklin Hughes. Qurato, white silk-moire boards somewhat soiled, scattered foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Very good, lacking slipcase.

[Book #49723]       Price: $100.00
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Two volumes. Lewis Carroll, Roselle Ross. ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Two volumes.
Marjorie Collison. New York: Maxton Publishers, Inc. (1947). First thus. Two volume set of Ross' version of these classic stories for young readers. Illustrated by Majorie Collison. Both volumes are very good or better with light rubbing to edges, in pictorial dust jackets which are somewhat worn but still complete and very scarce.

[Book #48913]       Price: $100.00
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THE RAT RACE. John Franklin Carter, Jay Franklin. THE RAT RACE.
Los Angeles: Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc. 1950. First edition. Near fine in bright, very good dust jacket with light edge wear and half-inch chip from base of spine.

[Book #49248]       Price: $50.00
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THE EXPLORATION OF SPACE. Arthur C. Clarke. THE EXPLORATION OF SPACE.
New York: Harper & Bros. (1951). First U.S. edition. Notable non-fiction book from the author of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, describing the technical details and societal implications of rocketry and space flight. Very good to near fine complete dust jacket with edge rubbing and light foxing or soiling on the top and bottom edge of the white portion of the back cover.

[Book #49203]       Price: $100.00
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THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT. Mark Clifton, , Frank Riley. THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT.
New York: Gnome Press, Inc. 1957. First edition. Pages tanned as usual otherwise fine in good to very good dust jacket with few 1/4 to 1/2" chips including two on front panel just touching the tips of the first and last letter in the title.

[Book #53314]       Price: $150.00
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DON RODRIGUEZ: CHRONICLES OF SHADOW VALLEY. Lord Dunsany. DON RODRIGUEZ: CHRONICLES OF SHADOW VALLEY.
New York: Putnam's Sons, 1922. First edition. Published simultaneously in the UK. Very good to near fine with moderate shelf wear but spine less faded than usually seen. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #41253]       Price: $50.00
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THE GODS OF PEGANA. Lord Dunsany. THE GODS OF PEGANA.
S. H. Sime. Boston: John W. Luce & Co. [1916]. First edition. With illustrations by S. H. Sime. Very good with slight discoloration to the paper boards, edges lightly rubbed and spine ends gently bumped. Previous owner's identifying information on front endpaper. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51973]       Price: $100.00
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THE LAST BOOK OF WONDER. Lord Dunsany. THE LAST BOOK OF WONDER.
S. H. Sime. Boston: John W. Luce & Company, 1916. First edition. Illustrated by S. H. Sime. About very good with spine showing wear but boards in nice shape, ink notation on front endpaper offset to pastedown, and some darkening of pages edges. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51972]       Price: $100.00
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THE HAB THEORY. Allan W. Eckert. THE HAB THEORY.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1976). First edition. Two small spots on top page edges, otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket with a few closed edge tears and light soiling. An attractive copy of the author's first science fiction book.

[Book #30437]       Price: $100.00
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TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO. Philip Jose Farmer. TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO.
New York: Putnam's Sons, 1971. First edition of this Hugo Award winner. The first book in the "Riverworld." LIGHTHEARTEDLY (?) INSCRIBED by Farmer on the second half-title page (not to anyone in particular), "To Your Spattered Buddies Go, little book about a big world. Philip Jose Farmer." Small dents to top and bottom of rear board and two more to spine, subtle fading to few areas on front board, otherwise very good to near fine. In very good dust jacket with spine ends and corners rubbed, small tear to upper front panel and light scratches to rear panel. Housed in custom, molded clamshell case lettered in gilt on spine and with partial image from dust jacket embossed on front.

[Book #54891]       Price: $2,000.00
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THE WELL OF THE UNICORN. George U. Fletcher, Fletcher Pratt. THE WELL OF THE UNICORN.
New York: William Sloan Associates, (1948). First edition. The first of his two major fantasy novels. Spine a little shaken, otherwise near fine in faintly foxed, very good dust jacket with edges nicked and rubbed, and few small tears.

[Book #49255]       Price: $100.00
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LO! Charles Fort. LO!
Alexander King. New York: Claude Kendall, (1931). First edition. Tales of the unexplained, recorded by Ford, with an introduction by Tiffany Thayer, founder of the "Fortean Society" which once counted among its followers such literary luminaries of the day as Theodore Dreiser, Booth Tarkington, Ben Hecht, Alexander Woollcott and H. L. Mencken. Illustrated with 12 full-page plates by Alexander King. Charles Hoy Fort (1874-1932) studied and wrote about anomalous phenomena, inspiring and influencing numerous science fiction writers with his tales of strange happenings. An unusually fine copy with just a touch of rubbing to the fragile yellow spine stamping; in a bright, near fine dust jacket with only minor wear.

[Book #54762]       Price: $2,750.00
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OUTLANDER. Diana Gabaldon. OUTLANDER.
NewYork: Delacorte Press, (2011). First edition thus: a first printing of the 20th Anniversary Edition of the first novel in the OUTLANDER series (basis for the popular TV series). Includes a new essay, map and timeline of historical events; a reader's guide by Catherine MacGregor; and CD featuring 4 tracks from "Outlander the Musical." Padded pictorial paper boards; ribbon place marker; CD in (unopened) envelope tipped in at rear. Near fine with light shelf wear to corners and spine ends and few small soiled spots to page edges. Not issued in a dust jacket.

[Book #53605]       Price: $75.00
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A TRANSATLANTIC TUNNEL, HURRAH! Harry Harrison. A TRANSATLANTIC TUNNEL, HURRAH!
London: Faber and Faber, (1972). First British edition. SIGNED by the author on half-title page. Published in the States as TUNNEL THROUGH THE DEEPS. An alternate history story set in (an alternate) 1973--George Washington lost the Battle of Lexington, and was executed as a traitor, and as a result America has remained a British colony which still dreams of independence. One corner lightly bumped, otherwise fine in bright, near fine dust jacket with inconspicuous tear.

[Book #52313]       Price: $250.00
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THE LOST CAVERN And Other Tales of the Fantastic. H. F. Heard. THE LOST CAVERN And Other Tales of the Fantastic.
New York: Vanguard Press, (1948). First edition. Near fine in very good dust jacket with one-inch splits at bottom of rear flap and spine folds neatly repaired on verso with archival tape. Still attractive.

[Book #49274]       Price: $50.00
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DUNE. Frank Herbert. DUNE.
Philadelphia: Chilton Books, (1965). First edition, first issue with statement "published by Ambassador in Canada"; without ISBN; with 4-line publisher's name at base of rear flap and with $5.95 price. When the duke is assassinated, his son leads desert warriors to freedom from rule by the galactic emperor. Winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for best novel; number 48 in Pringle's 100 Best Science Fiction books; and made into the 1984 David Lynch film featuring Sting. Mild vertical crease to spine, front board very slightly shaken, still near fine with only a few small soiled spots; in bright, clean dust jacket with professional repair to shallow chips on spine ends and corners. A nice copy. AWARD-WINNING, SCI-FI HIGHSPOT.

[Book #53662]       Price: $4,000.00
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THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND: And Other Novels. William Hope Hodgson. THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND: And Other Novels.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946. First combined edition: four novels, appearing in the U.S. for the first time. Only a little over 3,000 copies printed. H. P. Lovecraft lists the title novel and other works by Hodgson as among his greatest influences (Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature). Spine lettering somewhat dulled, otherwise would be near fine; in very good or better Hannes Bok-illustrated dust jacket with shallow chipping and short splits to rear flap fold.

[Book #49207]       Price: $450.00
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THE WANDERER. Fritz Leiber. THE WANDERER.
London: Dennis Dobson, (1967). First UK edition and first edition in hardback of this Hugo Award-winning book. In first-issue dust jacket without Seacon seal on front cover. Bright and near fine in like dust jacket with spine subtly tanned, light crease to top front panel, and only mild soiling to rear panel.

[Book #53313]       Price: $300.00
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SIDEWISE IN TIME: And Other Scientific Adventures. Murray Leinster. SIDEWISE IN TIME: And Other Scientific Adventures.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1950. First edition. His second story collection. SIGNED by the author as Leinster, and with his real name, William F[itzgerald] Jenkins. Leinster is credited with the invention of parallel universe stories, such as this collection's title story, which first appeared in 1934 in Astounding Stories magazine. Hinges a little darkened, still fine in lightly soiled dust jacket, slightly tanned at spine, and nicked at spine ends and corners.

[Book #49173]       Price: $300.00
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THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE: The Many-Colored Land (1981); The Golden Torc (1982); The Nonborn King (1983); The Adversary (1984); and A Pliocene Companion: Being A Reader's Guide (1984). Julian May. THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE: The Many-Colored Land (1981); The Golden Torc (1982); The Nonborn King (1983); The Adversary (1984); and A Pliocene Companion: Being A Reader's Guide (1984).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1981 - 1984. First edition of each volume, a LIMITED ISSUE housed together IN PUBLISHER'S SLIPCASE. Number 262 of 500 sets, each volume SIGNED BY MAY in green ink on a tipped-in colophon page. This four-volume "Saga of the Exiles" (as it's known in the UK) was May's first fiction written for adults to be published under her own name. The narrative surrounds the adventures of a group of outcasts on a one-way trip to the Pliocene Epoch for, they hope, a utopian escape from the complexity and politics of their present-day intergalactic society (Wikipedia). The companion volume includes a glossary, descriptions of the characters, maps, a chronology, and three interviews with the author. The books are all crisp and fine in near fine to fine dust jackets with the barest wear. Slipcase shows light rubbing to corners and one edge but is otherwise fine. HER BEST-KNOWN SERIES.

[Book #54741]       Price: $350.00
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