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BEN AARONOVITCH
Broken Homes
Gollancz 2013 First Edition First Printing. Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a few tiny ca. 1mm) tears to page fore-edges else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''A mutilated body in Crawley. Another killer on the loose. The prime suspect is Robert Weil; an associate of the twisted magician known as the Faceless Man?... a town planner ... under a tube train and a stolen grimoire... But then Peter gets word of something very odd happening in Elephant and Castle... Is there a connection?... ''"
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Book number: 114553
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.78 | JP¥ 1309]

 
LYNN ABBEY
Thieves World: Turning Points (Editor)
Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing. Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and board and page edges faintly damp-marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. .
¶ Introduction and afterword by the Editor and stories by Mickey Zucker Reichert; Andrew Offutt; Diana L. Paxson; Selina Rosen; Dennis L. McKiernan; Robin Wayne Bailey; Jody Lynn Nye; Lynn Abbey; Jeff Grubb and Raymond E. Feist"
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Book number: 111411
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.68 | JP¥ 965]

 
JOE ABERCROMBIE
Half A King
HarperVoyager 2009 First Edition First Printing. Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, spine lightly creased and page edges lightly marked - Very Good to Near Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket with SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR sticker on the front panel. Signed by the Author on the Title Page.
¶ ''Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain his throne... and he must do it all with only one good hand. Born a weakling in the eyes of the world, Yarvi cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge... ''"
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Book number: 113524
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 22.32 | JP¥ 2480]

 
JOE ABERCROMBIE
Half A King
HarperVoyager 2009 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. .
¶ ''Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain his throne... and he must do it with only one good hand. Born a weakling in the eyes of the world, Yarvi cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge... ''"
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Book number: 112846
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.75 US$ 29.76 | JP¥ 3307]

 
JOE ABERCROMBIE
The Heroes
Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing (Not the Waterstones 'Special Edition'). Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''... Thousands of men are converging on a forgotten ring of stones, on a worthless hill, in an unimportant valley... Over three bloody days of battle, the fate of the North will be decided. But with both sides riddled by intrigues, follies, feuds and petty jealousies, it is unlikely to be the noblest of hearts, or even the strongest arms that prevail... ''"
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Book number: 113276
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.78 | JP¥ 1309]

 
JOE ABERCROMBIE
The Heroes
Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing (Not the Waterstones 'Special Edition'). Lightly rubbed at top and base of spine, lower front corner slightly curled and upper edge of rear cover and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. .
¶ ''... Thousands of men are converging on a forgotten ring of stones, on a worthless hill, in an unimportant valley... Over three days of battle, they'll decide the fate of the North. But with both sides riddled by intrigues, follies, feuds and petty jealousies, it is unlikely to be the noblest of hearts, or even the strongest arms that prevail... ''"
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Book number: 112118
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 15.5 | JP¥ 1723]

 
PAUL ABLEMAN
I Hear Voices
Olympia Press 1958 First Edition First Printing. Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and lower corners and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in unpriced, edge-worn Dust Jacket, with a short (ca. 5mm) tear at the lower edge of the rear panel .
¶ ''... His creature is the schizophrenic, an ego washed by the pure sounds and colours of the outside world, which penetrate the broken shell of the mind, untouched by calculations of logic. |This fiction is so intense that we follow the voyages of the wandering mind with more emotion than the most life-like tale... ''"
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Book number: 114252
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 15.5 | JP¥ 1723]

 
PAUL ABLEMAN
Tornado Pratt A Novel
Gollancz 1977 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, price-clipped, Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''... Readers will find that Paul Ableman's recreation of the mind of a tycoon has the impact of experience rather than fiction. We do not so much read the adventures - great, small, frequently erotic - of this fine writer's stormy hero. Rather we share them with Tornado as he probes the key incidents of his past, trying to dicover what all men seek, the truth about their lives.''"
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Book number: 50545
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.68 | JP¥ 965]

 
DAN ABNETT
Doctor DW Who The Silent Stars Go By
BBC Books 2011 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine, one page fore-edge a little creased and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''... For centuries the Morphans have worked... to maintain the machines that will one day make their world as habitable as old Earth... as their crops fail, livestock sickens, and the temperature drops... it's not the time to welcome unexpected guests... The Doctor, my and Rory find a society breaking apart under the strain... And then... the Ice Warriors make their move... ''"
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Book number: 113642
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 15.5 | JP¥ 1723]

 
DAN ABNETT
Titanicus
Black Library 2008 First Edition First Printing Limited State (Paper). Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''When the vital forge world of Orestes comes under attack by a legion of Chaos Titans, the planet is forced to appeal for help. Titan Legio Invicta... in desperate need of refit and repair, responds... god-machines stride to war... the world trembles... Savage action on an apocalyptic scale and dark political intrigue... ''"
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Book number: 113038
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.78 | JP¥ 1309]

 
DANIEL ABRAHAM
The Long Price Book One: Shadow and Betrayal (A Shadow in Summer+A Betrayal in Winter)
Orbit 2007 First Combined Edition First Printing (Trade Paper). One light spine crease and cover edges slightly rubbed else Fine Book .
¶ ''In a remote mountain academy, the political expendable younger sons of the Great Houses study for an extraordinary task... mastery of the andat, and the rank of Poet... these men - part sorcerers, part scholars... holds the enemies of Khaiem in check... strategies are being set in place... that could lead to the fall of the Khaiem... ''"
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Book number: 109208
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.34 | JP¥ 482]

 
PETER ACKROYD
The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein
Chatto & Windus 2008 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''Victor Frankenstein, a serious-minded student from Switzerland, meets 'Mad Shelley', poet and atheist, at Oxford University. Soon, the two young men are deep in discussion of electrical science and natural philosophy... Frankenstein embarks on his anatomy experiments... ''"
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Book number: 109335
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DOUGLAS ADAMS
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Simon & Schuster 1987 First Edition in the US First Printing. Bruised at top and base of spine, lower page edges with remainder stamp and lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''... a ghost-horror-detective-time travel-romantic comedy epic. Dork Gently is a private detective who is more interested in telekinesis. quantum mechanics and lunch... A simple search for a missing cat uncovers a bewildered ghost, a secret time-traveler, and the devastating secret that lies behind the whole human history and threatens to bring it to a premature end... ''"
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Book number: 114169
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.78 | JP¥ 1309]

 
RICHARD ADAMS
The Girl In A Swing
Allen Lane 1980 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at base of spine & top page edges a little dusty else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. .
¶ Not the ''Suppressed'' First State with the lead female called Kathe Gutner, (which seems to have been sent to Australia/Canada) this state has the name changed to ''Karin Forster'' as being 'easier' for an English-speaking audience (and perhaps avoiding a lawsuit?). A haunting love-story..."
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Book number: 87022
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.68 | JP¥ 965]

 
DOUGLAS ADAMS
The Hitch Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy
Book Club Associates 1980. Page edges slightly, differentially, browned else Fine Book in lightly rubbed and slightly creased Dust Jacket .
¶ '''People of Earth, your attention please. This is Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz of the Galactic Hyperspace Planning Council. Plans for development of the outlying regions of the galaxy require the building of a hyperspacial express route through your solar system, and regrettably your planet is scheduled for demolition... ''"
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Book number: 114408
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 15.5 | JP¥ 1723]

 
DOUGLAS ADAMS
The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul
Heinemann 1988 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at top and base of spine, a couple of page tips creased and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow... shot up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame the usual people tried to claim responsibility... the IRA... the PLO and the Gas Board. Even British Nuclear Fuels rushed out a statement... it was simply designated an act of God. But, thinks Dirk Gently, which God?... '' Scarce 1st Printing."
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Book number: 111737
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.68 | JP¥ 965]

 
DOUGLAS ADAMS
The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul
Simon & Schuster 1989 First Edition in the US First Printing. Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly browned Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow... shoots up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame the usual people tried to claim responsibility... the IRA... the PLO and the Gas Board. Even British Nuclear Fuels rushes out a statement... it is simply designated an act of God. But, thinks Dirk Gently, which God?... ''"
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Book number: 114168
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.44 | JP¥ 827]

 
DOUGLAS ADAMS
Mostly Harmless
Heinemann 1992 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at top and base of spine, top page edges no longer parallel and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a crease running the length of the front flap .
¶ ''It's very easy to get a little disheartened when your planet has been blown up, the woman you love has vanished in a misunderstanding about the nature of space/time, the spaceship you are on crashes in flames on a remote and Bob-fearing planet and all you have to fall back on are a few simple sandwich-making skills... ''"
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Book number: 111945
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.68 | JP¥ 965]

 
JACK ADRIAN
Crime At Christmas A Seasonal Box of Murderous Delights (Editor)
Equation 1998 First Edition First Printing. Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, lower front corner bruised and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Brian Denington.
¶ 18 scarce tales from the turn of the century to the present by Nicholas Blake (C. Day Lewis); John Dickson Carr; James Melville; 'Peter Todd'; Edward D. Hoch; Peter Lovesey; Ethel Linda White; Joseph Cummings; Edgar Wallace; Bill Pronzini; Cyril Hare; Margery Allingham; Will Scott; Robert Arthur; Julian Symons; 'Herlock Sholmes'; Anthony Burgess & James Powell"
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Book number: 111564
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.68 | JP¥ 965]

 
JACK ADRIAN
Murder Impossible An Extravaganza of Miraculous Murders, Fantastic Felonies & Incredible Criminals (Editor, with Robert Adey - The Art of the Impossible... )
Carroll & Graf 1990 First Edition in the US First Printing. Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. .
¶ 21 stories, 19 new to book: Introduction; John Dickson Carr; Hake Talbot; Vincent Cornier; Arthur Porges; W. Hope Hodgson; Bill Pronzini; Jacques Futrelle; John F. Suter; John Lutz; Sax Rohmer; Joseph Commings; Edgar Wallace; Gerald Findler; Edward D. Hoch; George Locke; J.D. Carr; Leonard Pruyns; Joel Townsley Rogers; Jeffrey W. Allmann; Barry Perowne & Alex Atkinson. Scarce"
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Book number: 110211
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 22.32 | JP¥ 2480]

 
MARCEL D'AGNEAU
Eeny Meeny Miny Mole
Arlington Books 1980 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. .
¶ ''The British Secret Service is in chaos. It is rumoured that a new generation of moles has penetrated the higher echelons of the British Government... then the Stationmaster... Head of British Intelligence, disappears... Hugh Grimly, former Stationmaster, now 75 and living quietly in retirement, must be recalled... Grimly is the best molecatcher of them all... '' Satire on Le Carre?"
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Book number: 50568
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.68 | JP¥ 965]

 
SALADIN AHMED
Throne of the Crescent Moon Book One of The Crescent Moon Kingdoms
Gollancz 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing. Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Promotional Sheet.
¶ ''The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, land of djenn and ghuls, holy warriors and heretics, Khalifs and killers, is at boiling point. A power struggle between the iron-fisted Khalif and the mysterious master thief known as the Falcon Prince is reaching its climax... a series of brutal supernatural murders. Only a handful of reluctant heroes can learn the truth... ''"
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Book number: 113562
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.78 | JP¥ 1309]

 
JOAN AIKEN
Bridle The Wind
Cape 1983 First Edition First Printing. Bruised at top of spine, one signature slightly misbound and page edges lightly differentially browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Pat Marriott. With Publisher's Review Slip..
¶ ''... Felix Brooke is ship-wrecked in a January gale in the Bay of Biscay. He is harboured by the monks in the island monastery of St Just de Seignanx but not before he has seen a haunting vision in the nearby woods which will remain a mystery to him until one extraordinary afternoon months later... '' Scarce."
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Book number: 104709
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 22.32 | JP¥ 2480]

 
JOAN AIKEN
A Fit Of Shivers
Gollancz 1990 First Edition First Printing. Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny rub mark at tips of rear folds. .
¶ Number Four, Bowstring Lane; Earrings; An L-shaped Grave; Something; Birthday Gifts; The Rose-garden Dream; Watkyn, Comma; The Shrieking Door; Cousin Alice and The Legacy"
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Book number: 110548
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 15.5 | JP¥ 1723]

 
JOAN AIKEN
Midwinter Nightingale
Cape 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing. Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly marked on the inside (no show-through). .
¶ ''... Dido is witness to some macabre murders... Simon is hampered not only by the mischievous Jorinda, but also by a flock of sheep, Russian bears and the United Real Saxon Army, who choose to levitate rather than fight. Who will succeed to the throne of England?... ''"
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Book number: 110849
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.44 | JP¥ 827]

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