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The Angry Espers / The Puzzle Planet

By: BIGGLE JR., Lloyd; LOWNDES, Robert A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1961

Edition: Ace D-485

Seller ID: 26625

Condition: Good VG


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. View more info

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Young Wife

By: BLIGH, Norman

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Venus Books/Star Guidance: 1952

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 040909

Condition: Good Plus


'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. View more info

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Hill Billy in High Heels

By: BOGAR, Jeff

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York & Winnipeg, Stallion Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26924

Condition: Good to Very Good


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. View more info

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Silent Wings

By: BOWEN, Robert Sidney

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Derby, CT, Monarch Books: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 046361

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

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High Sierra

By: BURNETT, W. R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Book Co.: 1946

Edition: Reprint. First Avon

Seller ID: 90008

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

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THis Very Earth

By: CALDWELL, Erskine

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Signet/NAL: 1951

Edition: First PB Printing

Seller ID: 043508

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Frenchie

By: CHARLSON, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Venus Books: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26923

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Science Fiction Omnibus

By: CONKLIN, Groff - Editor

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, Berkeley Pub. Co: 1956

Edition: First Berkley Printing

Seller ID: 046192

Condition: Good VG


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. View more info

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French Maid

By: COOPER, Morton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Detective House Inc.: 1954

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 26925

Condition: About Very Good


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. View more info

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To Step Aside: Seven Long Short Stories

By: COWARD, Noel

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Avon Book Co.: 1943

Edition: 1st Avon Edition

Seller ID: 047188

Condition: About VG


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. View more info

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The Towers of Toron; The Lunar Eye

By: DELANEY, Samuel R.; WILLIAMS,, Robert Moore

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1964

Edition: Ace Double F-261

Seller ID: 32205

Condition: Good VG


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. View more info

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Che: the Making of a Legend

By: EBON, Martin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Canada, Signet/NAL: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 046360

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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The Big Eye

By: EHRLICH, Max

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1958

Edition: First Bantam PB Printing

Seller ID: 16629

Condition: VG+


`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. View more info

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A Touch of Infinity/The Man with Nine Lives

By: ELLISON, Harlan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1960

Edition: First Ace Printing

Seller ID: 046000

Condition: VG+


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 View more info

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Santa Fe Passage

By: FISHER, Clay

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Pennant Books: 1953

Edition: First Pennant Printing

Seller ID: 042152

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

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Lure of Burlesque

By: GARVEY, Pauline

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Paragon Books: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34428

Condition: VG+


Paragon P 152. Vintage, 'sixties sleaze' novel of a stripper. GGA art to front wrapper of a stripper on stage. 157pp. Lightly browned interior. Tight, square binding. Slight wear to spine edges otherwise undamaged and unmarked. Near Fine. Scan available. Weight, 80g. View more info

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Taras Bulba

By: GOGOL, Nicolai

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Lancer Books: 1962

Edition: First Lancer Printing

Seller ID: 043443

Condition: VG+


'The mighty epic of a Cossack hero who betrayed his people for love opf a sworn enemy'. Lancer 71-324. Translated from the Russian by bernard Farbar. Vintage paperback. Bright, white interior. Bookstor stamp to the verso of the front wrapper otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binsding, no spine creases. Light opening crease along the spine edge of the front wrapper. Tiny spot of wear to the rear wrapper near the fore-edge. See scan. Weight, 76g. View more info

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Girl-hungry

By: GORDON, William E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hanro Corp: 1952

Edition: First

Seller ID: 040907

Condition: About VG


'The story of a boy who learned about life from woman...'. Carnival Books 908. 130pp. Interior pages very lightly and uniformly browned. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Hairline creases parallel to spine on front. Attractive front wrapper lwith GGA by Rudolph Nappi Minor wear to some edges. Light surface rubbing to rear wrapper. Scarce title. Good reading copy not quite file condition. Weight, 95g. View more info

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On Alien Wings; Vampirella, No 2

By: GOULART, Ron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1975

Edition: Warners Book First Printing

Seller ID: 048094

ISBN: 0446769290

Condition: About 'As New'


"From the blackness of space itself. Pulled from her native planet by a secret Earth space probe, she is earth's first extraterrestrial visitor." Warner Books 76-929. GGA front cover by unsigned artist. 138pp. Beautiful cover - bright, glossy and unmarked still in 'as new' condition. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Scan available. Weight, 77g. View more info

Image for Deadwalk; Vampirella, No 3

Deadwalk; Vampirella, No 3

By: GOULART, Ron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1976

Edition: Warners Book First Printing

Seller ID: 048095

ISBN: 0446769304

Condition: About 'As New'


"From the blackness of space itself. Pulled from her native planet by a secret Earth space probe, she is earth's first extraterrestrial visitor." Warner Books 76-930. GGA front cover by artist Manual Perez Clemente Sanjulian. 144pp. Beautiful cover - bright, glossy and unmarked still in 'as new' condition. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Scan available. Weight, 77g. View more info