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Vanguard from Alpha / The Changeling Worlds, ALDISS, Brian W.; BULMER, Kenneth
1 ALDISS, Brian W.; BULMER, Kenneth Vanguard from Alpha / The Changeling Worlds
New York Ace Books 1959 First Ace Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Paperback Double 6.5 
Two complete Science Fiction Novels bound, back-to-back, inverted, in one book. Ace D-369. 109pp + 144pp. Bright, clean copy. mUnmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Slight wear here and there. Lower corner crease to 'Vanguard...'. Weight, 128g. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Way of a Dame, BENNETT, Fletcher
2 BENNETT, Fletcher The Way of a Dame
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. Neva Paperbacks 1963 First Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Paperback 6.5 
'When you meet a female to whom sex is a way of life...watch out, friend...you can get more than you paid for - or wanted'. An Original Playtime Book 625. 160pp, GGA cover art. Clea interior, pages lightly browned. Old booksellers stamps to the inside of the front cover, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, slight wear to foot of spine. Weight, 83g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Angry Espers / The Puzzle Planet, BIGGLE JR., Lloyd; LOWNDES, Robert A.
3 BIGGLE JR., Lloyd; LOWNDES, Robert A. The Angry Espers / The Puzzle Planet
New York Ace Books 1961 Ace D-485 Printed Card Wrappers Good VG Vintage Paperback 6.5 Valigursky / Emsh 
Volume containing two, complete, back-to-back science fiction novels. 136pp + 119pp, art-drawen wrappers. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Minor wear to spine edges & reading creasesarallel to spine. Weight, 128g. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Young Wife, BLIGH, Norman
4 BLIGH, Norman Young Wife
New York Venus Books/Star Guidance 1952 Second Edition Printed Card Wrappers Good Plus Softcover Digest Size [5.5 
'The Passionate story of all women married to older men!'. Venus Books 177. An Original novel. GGA cover art. 129pp. Interior is clean and unmarked, lightly tanned. Binding is tight and square. No creasing to the spine. Slight wear to some edges. Light diagonal crease to front [see scan]. Weight, 97g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Hill Billy in High Heels, BOGAR, Jeff
5 BOGAR, Jeff Hill Billy in High Heels
New York & Winnipeg Stallion Books First Edition Printed Wrappers Good to Very Good Vintage Digest Paperback 5.5 
A paperback original novel. Printed in Canada. Stallion Books on title page. Stallion N0. 201 to front cover. Uni No. 65 printed on spine. 124pp. Interior unmarked, pages browning. Front wrappers with colorfull GGA illustration - 'She was sixteen...and true to the code of the hills...ripe for love!'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near display quality front panel. Book slightly 'wavy' along spine as is often the case with these books. Undated, circa 1954. Weight, 90g. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Silent Wings, BOWEN, Robert Sidney
6 BOWEN, Robert Sidney Silent Wings
Derby, CT Monarch Books 1964 First Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Paperback 7 Harry J. Schaare 
Juvenile novel. 'The exciting adventures of a young airline pilot in the rugged mountains of Wyoming'. Monarch Books 430. 126pp. Bright, clean, above-average condition. No spine creases. Weight, 77g. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Thirty-Nine Steps, BUCHAN, John
7 BUCHAN, John The Thirty-Nine Steps
London Pan 1964 12th Pan Printing Printed Card Wrappers Fine Vintage Paperback 18cm Peff 
Vintage paperback edition of the celebrated spy thriller. Pan Books G218. 137pp. This copy features wonderful cover art by Peff and is in display quality condition - bright, clean, unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. A beauty. Lettermail. Weight, 97g. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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High Sierra, BURNETT, W. R.
8 BURNETT, W. R. High Sierra
New York Avon Book Co. 1946 Reprint. First Avon Printed card wrappers Good Plus Vintage Digest paperback 7.5" tall 
Murder Mystery Monthly No. 40. Digest size. 165pp. Interior browned. Binding is tight but spine somewhat rolled and leaning slightly forward. Wear to spine edges but no creasing to spine. Fading [?] to front, or gradation in color from top to bottom. Inquire for more info. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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THis Very Earth, CALDWELL, Erskine
9 CALDWELL, Erskine THis Very Earth
New York Signet/NAL 1951 First PB Printing Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Vintage Paperback 7 James Avati 
A novel of the South. First published in 1948. Signet No 838. Grteat 'painted' cover by James Avati. 158pp. Interior browning asusual. Binding is very tight and square. No spine crese. Faint crease parallel to spine ojn front wrapper. Appears unused. Tiny wear at foot of spine. Weight, 101g. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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Frenchie, CHARLSON, David
10 CHARLSON, David Frenchie
New York Venus Books 1952 First Edition Printed Wrappers Very Good Vintage Digest Paperback 5.5 
Vintage, digest-sized paperback.An original novel, published here for the first time, not a reprint.Venus No. 134. 129pp. GGA cover art. Photo illustration on rear wrapper. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages browning as usual. Stapled binding is s ound. Minor wear to spine edges. Slight surface wear. Decent copy. Weight, 100g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Science Fiction Omnibus, CONKLIN, Groff - Editor
11 CONKLIN, Groff - Editor Science Fiction Omnibus
New York Berkeley Pub. Co 1956 First Berkley Printing Printed Card Wrappers Good VG Vintage Paperback 16.5 Cm Powers 
Anthology of 11 short pieces of science fiction by some of the masters of the genre - Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Murray Leinster, John D. MacDonald, Anthony Boucher, Isaac Asimov and others. Berkley books, G-31. 187pp. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Virtually no wear to the spine edges but a light reading crease parallel to the spine on the front panel. Attractive front panel art by Powers. Weight, 107g. 
Price: 5.75 USD
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French Maid, COOPER, Morton
12 COOPER, Morton French Maid
New York Detective House Inc. 1954 Second Edition Printed Wrappers About Very Good Vintage Digest Paperback 5.5 
Vintage paperback, digest size. Cameo 351. 'The story of a girl from Paris who brought her French ways into a house of secret passions'. 130pp. Interior clean and unmarked except for a bookstore stamp to tp. Binding is tight and square with no creasing to spine but slight wear to extremities. GGA cover art. Front panel is bright clean and unmarked. Weight, 100g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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To Step Aside: Seven Long Short Stories, COWARD, Noel
13 COWARD, Noel To Step Aside: Seven Long Short Stories
New York Avon Book Co. 1943 1st Avon Edition Printed Wraps About VG Vintage Paperback 5.25 
Avon Modern Short Story Monthly, No. 3. Digest size. Tight, square binding with a single crease on spine. Spine slightly faded. Covers quite bright with a little soiling. Slight damage at head of spine visible on back only. Reasonable copy. Weight, 157g. Lettermail in Canada. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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The Towers of Toron; The Lunar Eye, DELANEY, Samuel R.; WILLIAMS,, Robert Moore
14 DELANEY, Samuel R.; WILLIAMS,, Robert Moore The Towers of Toron; The Lunar Eye
New York Ace Books 1964 Ace Double F-261 Printed Card Wrappers Good VG Vintage Paperback 6.5 
Ace Double featuring two complete Science Fiction Novels, back-to-back. 140pp + 115pp. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases, Very slight edge wear. Very light reading creases parallel to spine. Weight, 126g. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Curtains for a Lover, DIETRICH, Robert
15 DIETRICH, Robert Curtains for a Lover
New York Lancer Books 1962 First Edition, First Printing Printed Card Wrappers Good VG Vintage Paperback 7 
A Lancer Original - never before puublished 71-311. A Robert Bentley thriller. Intewrior is clean, pages browning a little. Unmarked excepting a small, light stain to the verso of the title page. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Clean, bright wrappers wit GGA to the front. Weight, 76g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Che: the Making of a Legend, EBON, Martin
16 EBON, Martin Che: the Making of a Legend
Canada Signet/NAL 1969 First Printing Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Mass Market Paberback 7 
Biography of the legendary, Latin American Revolutionary and Guerrilla fighter, Che Guevera [1928-1967]. Signet T3891. 176pp, photo illustrated. Clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Well-above average condition. Weight, 107g. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Big Eye, EHRLICH, Max
17 EHRLICH, Max The Big Eye
New York Bantam Books 1958 First Bantam PB Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Paperback 7 Hooks 
`Shockingly realistic novel about a world faced with certain annihilation...`. OCLC Number: 12591811. 181 pages ; 18 cm. Cover art by Hooks. Clean, unmarked interior, pages light and evenly toned. Tight, square binding, light spine creases. Front cover is display quality. Weight, 122g. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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A Touch of Infinity/The Man with Nine Lives, ELLISON, Harlan
18 ELLISON, Harlan A Touch of Infinity/The Man with Nine Lives
New York Ace Books 1960 First Ace Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Paperback 16.5cm 
Ace Double Novel book D-413 - two novels by Harlan Ellison. 123pp + 133pp. Internally clean and unmarked, pages slightly tanned. Tight, square binding showing only very light spine creases and slight, age wear. Weight, 126g 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Santa Fe Passage, FISHER, Clay
19 FISHER, Clay Santa Fe Passage
New York Pennant Books 1953 First Pennant Printing Printed Card Wrappers Good Plus Vintage Paperback 7 
Vintage Western novel. 'A Saga of the Opening of the West'. Pennant P26. 182pp. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight binding. Minor wear, nick etc to outside edges and a light, diagonal, upper corner crease. Weight, 109g. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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The Fantastic 007 Man, GANT, Richard
20 GANT, Richard The Fantastic 007 Man
Lancer 73-500, New York (1966) 
Biography of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond. Nice copy, bright covers, tight, square binding with no spine creases. Only defect is tiny edge wear. Near Fine 
Price: 8.00 USD
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