Ariel Books: Science Fiction
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ANTHONY, PIERS
Omnivore
London, United Kingdom, Faber & Faber. 1969, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Frist UK Edition. First in Authors "Of Man and Mata" series. "Three scientists came to the mysterious planet Nacre to discover, to explore, to record. Utterly defenseless, they trekked through the grotesque jungle of multiform mushrooms and dense spore-clouds, hoping to unlock the secret of this strange world. The stunning climax of their mission was just the beginning of a complex drama in which their survival--and return to earth-could spell the extinction of humanity." CONDITION Red cloth with bright Gilt title is clean and unworn, 221 pages. Bright and crisp copy. DJ is unworn and not price clipped. Only fault is lightest spotting to ends and edges. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 14137
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BALLARD, J G
The Crystal World
London, United Kingdom, Jonathan Cape. 1966, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Authors 5th Novel Richard A. Lupoff described The Crystal World as the best of Ballard's "catastrophe novels," saying it was "Idiosyncratic but highly effective, a very important science fiction book. CONDITION Grey bds are cean and unworn, 221 pages are bright and crisp as unread. DJ has slightly faded spine, two short tears. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15925
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BINDER, EANDO
Lords of Creation
Philadelphia, USA, Prime Press. 1949, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Has been in one collection since new and is in exceptionally good condition, wrapper has sunned spine, has paper tape protection to inside. Purple polished cloth bds with crisp Gilt title, not worn, interior tight and bright not inscribed. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7611
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3166]

 
BLISH, JAMES
Midsummer Century
United Kingdom, Faber & Faber. 1973, First Edition. (ISBN: 0571103308) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st British edition. Author is one of the Star Trek series writers. An accident propels the mind of the young astrophysicist John Martels to the 250th century, or the midsummer century. Human civilization has fallen and risen again many times and both humans and birds have evolved. In the 250th century the birds have evolved into telepathic and intelligent beings who seek to exterminate their main rivals; the humans. CONDITION Red bds (top front cnr slightly bruised o/w unworn) 106 pages, very bright and crisp. DJ is shelf rubbed with a little minor damage. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14130
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1583]
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BRUNNER, JOHN
The Brink
London, Victor Gollancz. 1959, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Noted SF authors first hardback though he had published 3 paperbacks prior to this. CONDITION Red bd with bright Gilt title (clean with bumped top front cnr) 192 pages. Copy is very bright and crisp with light spotting to edges. DJ is bright with lightly toned spine and a few nibbles. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14646
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 59.5 | £UK 54.25 | JP¥ 7386]

 
BULMER, H K (KENNETH)
Encounter in Space. Panther No. 29
London, United Kingdom, Hamilton & Co. 1952, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. illus wraps, digest size, pp 127, crisp unread copy, sl age toned to end pages, minor wear to spine. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 12433
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BULMER, H K (KENNETH); & CLARKE, A V (VINCE)
Space Treason. Panther
London, United Kingdom, Hamilton & Co. 1952, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bulmers' first book very scarce. illus wraps, digest size, pp 112, crisp unread copy, sl chipped to spine. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 12439
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.25 | £UK 65.75 | JP¥ 8969]

 
BURKE, JONATHAN
Twilight of Reason. Panther No. 118
London, United Kingdom, Panther Books. 1954, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. illus wraps, digest size, pp 159. Crisp unread copy with sl wear at spine heel, ink price to cover. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 12436
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BURKETT, WILLIAM R
Sleeping Planet
London, Victor Gollancz. 1965, First Edition. (ISBN: 00000000000) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Originally published in Anolog Magazine 1964. First edition of Authors first book. "Lulled into a coma by the exotic fumes from a strange plant, the people of Earth experienced terrible dreams while orange-skinned invaders begin taking control. But even as the planet slumbered to its downfall, a few Terrans miraculously remained awake. These were "The Unaffected" - men like Brad Donovan and Jimmy Rierson who battled the invaders with every weapon of technology and psychology at their disposal to prevent Earth from becoming a land of the living dead." CONDITION Red bds with bright gilt title (unworn) faded to spine ends, pp 297. Copy is bright and crisp with foxed edges and name inside front. DJ has loss to spine ends and wear to tips, spotting. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 15956
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BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE
Synthetic Men of Mars
London, Methuen & Co. 1941, First Edition. (ISBN: 00000000000) Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First UK edition. 9th tale in the Barsoom series, originally 6 part series printed in Argosy Weekly 1939, US edition published 1940 CONDITION Orange cloth bds, 251 pages. Mostly bright internally, foxing to ends edges and spine, nicks to cloth at extremities, cup mark to front cover, name stamped inside front. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15954
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DE CAMP, L. SPRAGUE
Rogue Queen
New York, U.S.A. Doubleday. 1951, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Has been in one collection since new and is in exceptionally good condition, wrapper sl rubbed to head and foot of spine which is sunned, has paper tape protection to inside. Beige bds with crisp Red title, not worn, interior tight and bright not inscribed. Complete with advertising cards for 2 later Edition p/b with their cover art. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7608
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CAMPBELL, JOHN W JNR
The Incredible Planet
Pensylvania, USA, Fantasy. 1949, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Has been in one collection since new and is in exceptionally good condition, wrapper art is by A.J. Donnell and is sl rubbed to head and foot of spine, has paper tape protection to inside. Purple bds with crisp Gilt title, not worn, interior tight and bright not. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7609
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 102 | £UK 92.75 | JP¥ 12662]

 
CAMPBELL, JOHN W JNR
The Mightiest Machine
Rhode Island, USA, Hadley. 1947, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Pailthorpe, Robert. Has been in one collection since new and is in exceptionally good condition, wrapper has with sl. faded spine and light scuffed, very fresh not worn, has paper tape protection to inside. Red pebbled cloth bds with crisp Gilt title, not bumped or worn, interior tight and bright in unread state. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7618
USD 170.00 [Appr.: EURO 144.5 | £UK 131.5 | JP¥ 17938]
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CAREY, PETER
Bliss
London, Faber & Faber. 1981, First Edition. (ISBN: 0571117694) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Authors first Novel it won the Mile Franklin Award for 1981. A man who, recovering from death, is convinced that he is in hell. For the first time in his life, Harry Joy sees the world as it really is, and takes up a notebook to explore and note down the true nature of the Underworld. CONDITION Black bds with crisp Silver title (bottom cnrs slightly bumped o/w unworn) 296 pages. Very bright and crispy. DJ not worn. Only fault is due to DJ being foil covered it has caused transference to eps of DJ coating. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 16103
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4221]
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CARR, ROBERT SPENCER
Beyond Infinity
Pensylvania, USA, Fantasy. 1951, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Has been in one collection since new and is in exceptionally good condition, wrapper art is by Hannes Bok and is sl rubbed to head and foot of spine, has paper tape protection to inside. Teal bds with crisp Gilt title, not worn, interior tight and bright not inscribed. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7610
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