The Lame Excuse Books Paperback Page!

Here's my current paperback stock. For the hardbacks and information on purchasing these, please see the main Lame Excuse Books page.

Trade Paperbacks (Inluding Proofs and ARCs)

LP2094. Anderson, Kevin David and Sam Stall. Night of the Living Trekkies. Quirk Books, 2010. First edition trade paperback original, a Near Fine- copy with black remainder mark to top edge, otherwise Fine. Zombies at a Star Trek convention. A little divertimenti to read between chapter's of Finnigans Wake. $4.

LP1298. Ashley, Mike. editor (Charles Stross, Greg Bear, Greg Egan, Paul Di Filippo, Alastair Reynolds, Ian MacDonald, Harlan Ellison, Theodore Sturgeon, Pat Cadigan, Lawrence Person, Robert Reed, James Patrick Kelly, Gregory Benford, Clifford Simak, Stephen Baxter, Cory Doctrow, Geoff Landis, Jerry Oltion). The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction. Carroll & Graf, 2006. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Includes my first anthology reprint, "Crucifixion Variations," which I'm inordinately proud of, as well as a lot of other great stuff, including Egan's mind- bendingly brilliant "Wang's Carpets." Signed or inscribed by me on request. Note that there was a UK edition; I got both of them in the mail the same day, so I'm assuming they were essentially simultaneous. $11.

LP2220. Aylett, Steve. The Inflatable Volunteer. Indigo, 2000. Trade paperback reprint, a Near Fine- copy with a 1/8" x 3/8" sticker pull on top front cover, otherwise apparently new and unread. More Aylett weirdness I'm sure... $5.

LP1194. Aylett, Steve. Toxicology. Gollancz, 2001. First edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with the hardback) thus, with six stories (two original to this edition) not in the Four Walls Eight Windows edition, a Fine- copy with a tiny bump at head, otherwise new and unread. Very weird postmodern slipstream stories. $8.

LP455. Banks, Iain. Inversions. Pocket Books, 2000. Advance uncorrected proof in purple wraps of the First U.S. edition, NF- with price-sticker-sized patch abraded from removal on front cover and a faint crease to bottom corner. A fantasy or a Culture novel? You decide... Recommended. $8.

LP807. Barnes, Steven. Charisma. Tor, 2002. "Advanced uncorrected proofs" of the first hardback edition, A Fine copy save for a trace of glue flash (binders flaw) near authors name on spine. $3.

LP2222. Bear, Elizabeth. Shoggoths in Bloom. Prime, 2012. First edition trade paperback original, a Near Fine- copy with a thin 1" cut to left side of cut and a 1" lamination pull to bottom rear just below UPC code, otherwise new and unread. Short story collection. $5.

LP1892. Bennett, Robert Jackson. Mr. Shivers. Orbit, 2010. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC), trade paperback format, of the first edition, a Fine copy, new and unread. First novel. As you can tell from this review, I'm think it's pretty good: http://www.sfsignal.com/archives/2011/02/review-mr-shivers-by-robert-jackson-bennett/ . $10.

LP1991. Bester, Alfred, and Roger Zelazny. Psychoshop. Vintage, 1998. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine- copy with traces of wear along spine edge and a few other touches of wear. Collaborative novel, started by Bester and finished by Zelazny. $12.

LP1439. Bishop, Michael. Within the Walls of Tyre: A Screenplay. Kerosina Books, 1989. First edition chapbook, one of only 650 copies, a Fine copy, new and unread. Mike is such an amazingly nice guy that it surprises you he can come up with stories as nasty and twisted as this... $5.

LP532. Blaylock, James P. Thirteen Phantasms. Edgewood Press, 2000. An "Advance Uncorrected Proof"; of the first hardback edition, F with a glue bump at heel (as bound) and a blue ballpoint pen correction to the zip code on the cover (presumably by the publisher). $10.

LP1104. Block, Francesca Lia. Ecstasia. Roc, 1993. First edition trade paperback original (TPO), a Fine- copy with just a trace of wear at corners and exceptionally tiny edgewear. A very well-regarded fantasy, and a very desirable TPO, as there was no hardback edition. $30.

LP2543. Chabon, Michael. The Yiddish Policeman's Union. Harper Perennial, 2008. First trade paperback edition, preceded by the hardback, a Near Fine+ copy with 1/8" white abrasion at heel. Inscribed by Chabon: "For Delois/Happy Mother's Day/Michael Chabon." Read once. Hugo and Nebula Winner for Best Novel. Another book from my mother's household downsizing. $7.

LP925. Clement, Hal. Noise. Tor, 2003. Advanced Uncorrected proof of the hardback first edition, a Fine copy, unread. His last novel. $10.

LP926. Constantine, Storm. Three Heralds of the Storm. Meisha Merlin, 1997. First edition chapbook, a Fine copy. Three short stories. Blurbs by Neil Gaiman and Michael Moorcock. $5.

LP1195. Crowther, Peter (Alastair Reynolds, Barry Malzberg & Paul Di Filippo, Jack Dann, Adam Roberts, Zoran Zivkovic, Lawrence Person, Eric Brown). Postscripts Number 4: Summer 2005. First edition magazine, trade paperback format (simultaneous with a very limited and fairly pricey signed hardback state; I might still be able to get ahold of that if you're interested ), a Fine copy, new unread. Contains my latest story, "Master Lao and the Flying Horror," a homage to Barry Hughart, Ernest Bramah, and Hong Kong supernatural action films. I think you'll enjoy it. Signed and/or inscribed upon request. $10 Net (cover price; a very short discount on these)

LP1196. Datlow, Ellen, and Terri Windling. The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Third Annual Collection. First edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with the hardback edition), a hardbound-ized Ex-Library copy, with all the usual flaws, otherwise a NF- copy with spine lean, dust staining to page block edges, and a line at heel. Sturdy reading copy of this volume. $5.

LP874. Datlow, Ellen & Windling, Terri. The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection. St. Martin's Griffin, 2003. First edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with the hardback edition), a Fine- copy with one small, faint, tackhead-sized dust stain to lower fore-edge, otherwise new and unread. Lots of the usual suspects, including Neil Gaiman, Elizabeth Hand, Karen Joy Fowler, etc. These are always worth picking up. $9.

LP2341. Davidson, Avram. The Last Wizard. The Nutmeg Point District Mail, 1999. First edition chapbook original, one of 125 numbered copies, a Fine copy, new and unread. A very short story and a letter of explanation. $13.

LP2095. Davidson, Avram. The Wailing of the Gaulish Dead. The Nutmeg Point District Mail, 2013. Perfect-bound chapbook first edition, one of 200 copies in heavy cardstock with self-wrapper flaps and errata sheet pasted inside, a Fine copy. $22.

LP1440. Delany, Samuel R. Silent Interviews: On Language, Race, Sex, Science Fiction, and Some Comics. Wesleyan University Press, 1994. Second printing of the trade paperback edition, a Fine- copy with a trace of haze rubbing and a few pinpricks of wear, otherwise new and apparently unread. A quick look shows this a few orders of magnitude more accessible than Delany's deconstructionist "close reading" criticism. $8.

LP1198. De Lint, Charles. Someplace to be Flying. Orb, 2005. First printing of this trade paperback reprint, a Fine copy, new and unread. Signed by De Lint. $14.

LP1708. Dick, Philip K. Puttering About in a Small Land. Tor, 2009. Advanced Uncorrected Proof of the first Tor edition, trade paperback format, a Fine copy, new and unread. Good to see Tor bringing back some of the more obscure mainstream Dick titles into print. $10.

LP1920. (Dick, Philip K.) Carrere, Emmanuel. I Am Alive and You Are Dead: A Journey Into the Mind of Philip K. Dick. Picador, 2005. First trade paperback edition, a reprint of the hardback that came out the previous year, a Fine copy, new and unread. $5.

LP533. (Dick, Philip K.) Levack, Daniel J. H. PKD: A Philip K. Dick Bibliography. First edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with the hardback edition), a Fine copy. Essential and highly recommended if you collect Dick, and increasingly hard to find. $70.

LP1992. (Dick, Philip K.) Williams, Paul. Only Apparently Real: The World of Philip K. Dick. Arbor House, 1986. First edition trade paperback original (a format that was pretty rare for Arbor House; I can't recall another from their SF line), a Near Fine copy with former owner's blindstamp on half-title page, otherwise nice and square. Book on Dick's life by his close friend and literary executor. Includes lots of interview material. $20.

LP772. Di Filippo, Paul. Lost Pages. Four Walls Eight Windows, 1998. First edition trade paperback original, NF with some wear to matte black cover. Strange literary alternate history tales where Kafka was a costumed superhero, Anne Frank a Hollywood movie star, etc., with Robert A. Heinlein, Philip K. Dick, Alfred Bester, etc., all appearing as characters. $9.

LP1300. Di Filippo, Paul. Shuteye for the Timebroker. Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Short story collection. $14.

LP2343. Di Filippo, Paul (Rudy Rucker). Wikiworld. ChiZine Publications, 2013. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy. Collection of 19 recent stories from one of science fiction's most joyfully weird minds. Introduction by Rudy Rucker. Missed this when it first came out, and I thought you might have as well... $13.

LP1756. Dozois, Gardner, editor (Greg Bear, William Gibson, Tim Powers, Michael Swanwick, Bruce Sterling, Kim Stanley Robinson, Howard Waldrop, etc.) The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection. St. Martins, 1987. First edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with the hardcover), a Near Fine- copy with several non-breaking spine creases and slight wear at head, otherwise fairly square. $25.

LP1301. Ellison, Harlan (edited by Andrew Porter). The Book of Ellison. ALGOL Press, 1978. First edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with a very small hardback run), an Ex-Library copy with all the usual flaws (stamps, interior stickers & pocket, exterior tape ghost) etc., otherwise VG- with bent bottom back corner and spine fading. Decent reading copy. Includes multiple introductions by such luminaries as Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg, etc., as well as Leslie Swigart's "Harlan Ellison: A Non-Fiction Checklist." $20.

LP746. Elrick, George S. Science Fiction Handbook. Chicago Review Press, 1978. First edition trade paperback (simultaneous with the hardback edition), VG, with general yellow and wear to white covers. Provides a long section of definitions on SF topics relating to fiction, astronomy, physics, etc., plus a reading list. $3.

LP876. Eskridge, Kelley. Solitaire. Eos, 2002. Uncorrected Proof in trade paperback of the first edition form of the hardback, a Fine copy, new an unread. I heard this was a very good first novel. Nebula finalist. $5.

LP1656. Farmer, Philip Jose. A Barnstormer in Oz. Berkley Books, 1982. First edition trade paperback original, am Ex-Library copy with the usual flaws whose covers have been rebound into a library hardback, otherwise Near Fine. Nice sturdy reading copy. $5.

LP1201. Ford, Jeffrey. The Physiognomy. Avon, 1997. First edition trade paperback original (no hardback edition, a Near Fine copy with a remainder mark to heel, otherwise a nice square copy. The first Ford book that really attracted attention. World Fantasy Award Winner. $5.

LP703. Friedman, Kinky. Steppin' on a Rainbow. Simon and Schuster, 2001. An Advanced uncorrected reader's proof (side-bound trade paperback format), Fine- with a trace of handling to front cover. Mystery set in Hawaii. The latest weirdness from this gonzo country music singer turned author. $9.

LP256. (Gabriel, Peter). Rabid Chalk. Deerfield Press, 1983. Poetry chapbook (presukably a first edition), Edited by Melina Costello. VG-, with considerable rubbing to the black cover, an address sticker for "Mg" (who contributed two poems), and an inscription (and two gold stars!) by "MG" to "Jeff." Reprints ("with permission") the lyrics to Peter Gabriel's "Modern Love", a song off Peter Gabriel (aka Peter Gabriel I). Personally I would have preferred "Here Comes the Flood." Actually a pretty ugly package, but this sucker has got to be rare. Somewhere out there, some fanatical Genesis/Peter Gabriel collector needs this to complete their collection . . . $10

LP379. Gaiman, Neil. Neverwhere. BBC Books, 1996. This is the uncorrected proof of the true (UK) first edition. Fine: a beautiful, perfect, unblemished copy. Sold with a slender "preview" edition, also Fine, containing excerpts from the novel and bearing the artwork of the first edition. Gaiman's magical London underground novel. Gaiman's script was the basis of the BBC series of the same name. The BBC edition precedes the U.S. Avon edition by well over a year. $250.

LP1367. Genoa, Chris. Foop! Eraserhead Press, 2006. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread, with bookmark signed by the author laid in. Ostensibly a time-travel novel, I heard someone (maybe John Barnes) rave about this on a panel at Worldcon. Supposedly very weird, somewhat Steve Aylett-ish, and has "something funny on every page." Gets blurbs from James Morrow, Christopher Moore and Nick Sagan, among others. Looks like fun. REDUCED PRICE. $9.

LP2344. Gibson, William. Spook Country. Berkley, 2008. Trade paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with general wear at extremities and waviness to first 30 pages or so. Signed by Gibson. Actually didn't get Gibson to sign this one, I found it pre-signed in the clearance rack at Half Price Books. Buy a cheap signed reading copy! $7.

LP265. Godwin, Parke. The Last Rainbow. Bantam Spectra, 1985. TPO (Trade Paperback Original) first edition, Fine-, with the usual page yellowing and only a few scratches (one 1" long, the others tiny) to reflective foil cover. Actually, this is phenomenal shape for this particular title, about which a bookstore clerk once said "you only had to look at one of these for the foil to start flaking off." Fantasy about St. Patrick. $10.

LP266. Grundy, Stephan. Atila's Treasure. Bantam, 1996. Uncorrected Proof, Fine with contact sticker on cover. Please take this off my hands $1.

LP2124. Gunn, James. The Unpublished Gunn Part 2. Chris Drumm Books, 1996. First edition chapbook original, a Fine copy. Due to a snafu communicating with the publisher, these were actually brought to me a few days into the Worldcon where Gunn was guest of honor. Sold a few, but have still more. $5.

LP1921. Hill, Joe. 20th Century Ghosts. PS Publishing, 2005. First edition trade paperback (simultaneous with the hardback states), one of 1000 copies, a Fine copy, new and unread. A very solid short story collection. At the 2011 World Horror Convention in Austin, Peter Straub and I talked about how we're both fans of the story "Pop Art." This copy has been signed (with a simple drawing) by Hill at that convention. $49.

LP1303. Holkins, Jerry & Krahulik, Mike (aka John "Gabe" Gabriel & Tycho Brah). Penny Arcade 1: Attack of the Bacon Robots. Dark Horse, 2006. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Collection of the online Penny Arcade comic strip, which casts an appropriately jaundiced eye on the world of computer gaming. Recommended. $9.

LP1368. Holkins, Jerry & Krahulik, Mike (aka John "Gabe" Gabriel & Tycho Brah). Penny Arcade 2: Epic Legends of the Magic Sword Kings. Dark Horse, 2006. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Collection of the online Penny Arcade comic strip, which casts an appropriately jaundiced eye on the world of computer gaming. Recommended. $9.

LP1441. Holkins, Jerry & Krahulik, Mike (aka John "Gabe" Gabriel & Tycho Brah). Penny Arcade 3: The Warsun Prophecies. Dark Horse, 2007. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Collection of the online Penny Arcade comic strip, which casts an appropriately jaundiced eye on the world of computer gaming. Recommended. You should read the rip on Harry Knowles in here... $9.

LP1442. Holkins, Jerry & Krahulik, Mike (aka John "Gabe" Gabriel & Tycho Brah). Penny Arcade 4: Birds Are Weird. Dark Horse, 2007. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Latest collection of the online Penny Arcade comic strip. Still amazingly funny, and better drawn than ever. Recommended. $9.

LPPA1. Special deal! Pick up all four Penny Arcade books for $32, $4 off the sale price (only one available). $32.

LP706. Hopkinson, Nalo. Midnight Robber. Warner Books, 2000. First edition trade paperback original, NF with 1/4" nick to spine and some slight wear. The second novel from this acclaimed new writer, and a Hugo and Nebula finalist. $5.

LP707. Hughart, Barry. Eight Skilled Gentlemen. Foundation/Doubleday, 1991. First edition trade paperback, issued simultaneously with the now difficult (and expensive) hardback edition, Fine- with a trace of wear at head and heel, a trace of dust soiling, and pinprick of wear to front cover. Still a very attractive copy of the Third Master Li and Number Ten Ox novel. Great fun. Highly recommended. $25.

LP1443. Hughart, Barry. Eight Skilled Gentlemen. Doubleday Foundation, 1991. A first edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with the small hardback run) which has been converted into a plasticized library binding, an Ex-library copy (natch), with all the usual flaws, with spine fading and a touch of lean. Third Master Li and Number Ten Ox book. A sturdy reading copy of a wonderful (and not terribly common) book. Highly recommended. $15.

LP275. Jeter, K.W. The Glass Hammer. Bluejay, 1986. TPO (Trade Paperback Original) first edition, F-, with the usual darkening of the white spine and back cover. A very nice copy of Jeter's masterpiece, and perhaps the most structurally ambitious SF novel ever published. Highly recommended. $14.

LP2115. Klaw, Rick, editor (Joe R. Lansdale, Howard Waldrop, Neal Barrett, Jr., Lawrence Person, Bruce Sterling, Michael Moorcock, etc.). Rayguns Over Texas. Fandom Association of Central Texas, 2013. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread, signed by 13 of the contributors. Anthology of SF stories from Texas writers published for the 2013 Worldcon in San Antonio. I have a story in here, "Novel Properties of Certain Complex Alkaloids," that's like a Greg Egan story by way of H. P. Lovecraft and Timothy Leary. Introduction by Bruce Sterling. This copy signed by myself, editor Rick Klaw, cover artist Rocky Kelly, Don Webb, Chris Brown, Matthew Bay, Stina Leicht, Nicky Drayden, Rhonda Eudaly, Derek Austin Johnson, Marshall Maresca, Sanford Allen, and Josh Roundtree. $17.

LP1923. Lafferty, R. A. Aurelia. Donning Starblaze, 1982. First edition trade paperback original (no hrdback has ever been published), a Fine- copy with just a tiny trace of wear at head and heel. Haven't read it, but I'm pretty sure it's weird. Like a lot of Lafferty, it's getting pretty hard to find these days. $49.

LP2126. Lake, Jay, and Frank Wu, editors. The Exquisite Corpuscle. Fairwood Press, 2008. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Signed by Jay Lake at the 2013 San Antonio Worldcon. Weird-ass literary game-playing anthology (Oulipo?). $20.

LP1818. Lansdale, Joe R. The Best of Joe R. Lansdale. Tachyon, 2010. First edition trade paperback original (TPO), a Fine copy, new and unread. Joe said he was pissed when Tachyon called this the "Best of," as that wasn't on the contract. Signed by Lansdale. $13.

LP1486. Lansdale, Joe R. The Drive-In 2 (Not Just One of Them Sequels). Bantam Spectra, 1989. Uncorrected proof, trade paperback format, of the paperback original, a Near Fine- copy with spine fading, uneven fading to front and rear covers, and phantom crease to rear cover, otherwise a nice square copy of a fairly uncommon proof. $35.

LP2545. Lansdale, Joe R. Hap and Leonard. Tachyon. 2016. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy. Signed by Lansdale. All the Hap and Leonard short fiction, including three novella's (Veil's Visit (with Andrew Vachss), Hyenas, and Dead Aim) previously published as stand-alone novellas. Only have one. $16.

LP294. Lansdale, Joe R. Savage Season. Bantam/Ziesing, 1990 Unbound "first pass" page proofs. Signed by Lansdale. OK, here's the deal. This is a typesetting proof (unbound photocopied pages) of the Bantam paperback edition. However, this copy was used to transcribe the novel into electronic format for the Ziesing hardback edition by myself, Dwight Brown, and Glen Cox. The first page is wrinkled and has a faint beverage ring stain, otherwise fine, with corrections by both myself (handwritten in blue ink) and whoever set the Bantam edition (present when I received the manuscript). The first Hap and Leonard novel. Not much to look at, but a unique item for the Lansdale completist! In original FedEx envelope. $100.

LP2097. (Lansdale, Joe R.) Michael Blaine, Dennis Etchison, James Kisner, Dean R. Koontz, Joe R. Lansdale, Richard Christian Matheson, Robert R. McCammon, William F. Nolan, Alan Rodgers, David B. Silva, J. N. Williamson and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro. The Monitors of Providence. World Fantasy Convention, 1986. First edition chapbook original, one of 1000 copies given out at the 1986 World Fantasy Convention in Providence, RI, a Fine- copy with a tiny bend to one corner. These aren't as easy to find as they used to be... $30.

LPCP1. (Robert E. Howard) Lansdale, Joe R., and Scott A. Cupp, editors (Howard Waldrop, Bradley Denton, Lawrence Person, Michael Moorcock, etc.) Cross Plains Universe: Texans Celebrate Robert E. Howard. MonkeyBrain Books/Fandom Association of Central Texas, 2006. First edition trade paperback original, Fine, new and unread. Signed by 11 contributors. This was the convention book given out to attendees of this year's World Fantasy Convention held in Austin, Texas November 2-5. The theme of last year's convention was Robert E. Howard's Centennial, and this book was published as a celebration of his work, some featuring Howard's characters (with the permission of his estate), some featuring Howard himself as a character, and others Howard pastiches or tributes. I have a story in here, "The Toughest Jew in the West," which is one of the weirdest in the collection. This copy has been signed by 11 of the 22 contributors: Joe R. Lansdale, Scott Cupp, Howard Waldrop, Bradley Denton, Bill Crider, Chris Nakashima-Brown, Jayme Blashke, Mark Finn, Rick Klaw, Carrie Richerson, and Lawrence Person (that would be me). Inscribed by me upon request. You need one. $18

LP1893. Leicht, Stina. Of Blood and Honey. Night Shade Press, 2011. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Stina is a friend and long-time member of the Turkey City Writer's Workshop, so it's good to see her first novel make it out into the world. This is a fantasy set against the Troubles of Northern Ireland in the 1970s. Signed by Leicht $10.

LP2408. (Le Guin, Ursula) Harding, Lee, editor. Ursula K. Le Guin's Science Fiction Writing Workshop: The Altered I. Berkeley Windhover, 1978. First American edition (and first edition thus), a trade paperback original, a Near Fine copy with slight wear along the edges and one small 1/2" crease on the bottom of the front cover. "In 1975 twenty SF writers isolated themselves in the remote Dandenong Range of Australia and began, under the leadership of Ursula K. Le Guin, a bizarre series of exercises designed to deliberately alter their human and literary perceptions, with the intention of exploring, and if possible expanding, the outer limits of science fiction. The experiment was judged a success." Includes stories produced during the workshop, some discussion of it, etc., and this edition includes the Le Guin story "The Altered Eye (II)" which was not present in the original Australian Nostrilla Press edition. $4.

LP2345. (Lovecraft, H.P.) Brennan, Joseph Payne. A Select Bibliography of H. P. Lovecraft. Joseph Payne Brennan, 1952. First edition center-stapled chapbook original, a Fine copy. A very short (and very early) bibliography of Lovecraft's work. Joshi, H. P. Lovecraft: An Annotated Bibliography, III-B-8. $10.

LP2346. (Lovecraft, H.P.) Derie, Bobby. Sex and the Cthulhu Mythos. Hippocampus Press, 2014. First edition trade paperback original, Fine. Great Gahan Wilson cover. Non-fiction work examining sexual themes in a wide variety of Cthulhu Mythos-related work. $17.

LP1924. (Lovecraft, H. P.) Lockhart, Ross E. The Book of Cthulhu. Night Shade Books, 2011. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Cthulhu Mythos anthology, a mixture of new stories and reprints, with stories by Joe R. Lansdale, Gene Wolfe, Charles Stross, Kage Baker, Ramsey Campbell, Thomas Ligotti, Bruce Sterling, etc. At 500+ pages, it's a lot of Cthulhu for your money. Signed by Lansdale. $13.

LP2224. (Lovecraft, H.P.) Lockhart, Ross E. (Neil Gaiman, Laird Barron, Elizabeth Bear, Cody Goodfellow, etc.) The Book of Cthulhu II. Night Shade Books, 2012. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy. Another Cthulhu Mythos anthology. $9.

LP2544. McCammon, Robert. Blue World. Subterranean Press, 2015. Trade paperback reprint, a Fine, unread copy. Short story collection. $5.

LP928. Moorcock, Michael. The Lives and Times of Jerry Cornelius. Four Walls Eight Windows. First edition trade paperback original (TPO), a Fine copy, new and unread. Previously uncollected Jerry Cornelius stories. $9.

LP1076. Newman, Kim (as Jack Yeovil). Dark Future: Comeback Tour. Games Workshop, 1991. First edition trade paperback original (TPO), a Near Fine+ copy with a bit of edgewear, very faint creasing along rear spine join, and a slight crease across rear bottom corner, otherwise very attractive. Alternate apocalyptic future, with Colonel Elvis Presley coming out of retirement in 1998 for one last mission where "he'll have to face the Klu Klux Klan, swamp dwelling mutants, voodoo worshipers and a world class terrorist." Looks like great, weird, over-the-top fun. $10

LP774. Panshin, Alexi and Cory. The World Beyond the Hill: Science Fiction and the Quest for Transcendence. Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1989. First trade paperback edition, having being preceded by the Elephant limited hardback, VG, with creasing to front and back cover, and slight creasing, wrinkles, and wear to spine. A history of science fiction's "Golden Age" which won the Hugo for best non-fiction. $9.

LP709. Prachett, Terry. The Last Hero. HarperCollins, 2001. Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format) of the first U.S. edition, Fine-, mint and unread save for a booksale sticker to spine. A proof of just the text portion of this illustrated Discworld novel. $15.

LP1444. Roberts, Keith. The Event. Morrigan Publications, 1989. First edition chapbook original, one of only 300 copies, a NF copy with slight dust soiling and penciled number on front cover. $3.

LP2099. Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Best of Kim Stanley Robinson. Night Shade Books, 2011. First trade paperback edition, reprinting the hardback of the year before. $10.

LP775. Rucker, Rudy. Gnarl! Four Walls Eight Windows, 2000. First edition trade paperback original, simultaneous with the hardback edition, a Fine copy. Short story collection. $8.

LP329. Rusch, Kristine Kathryn. The Changeling (Fey #2). Bantam, 1996. Uncorrected Proof of the first edition, F with contact sticker on cover. $5.

LP1757. Scalzi, John. Judge Sn Goes Golfing. Subterranean Press, 2009 (though not received until 2010). First edition chapbook, one of 1500 copies signed by Scalzi, a Fine copy, new an unread. Features a character from The Androids Dream who is, shall we say, "golf challenged." Illustrated by Gahan Wilson. $17.

LP332. Sammon, Paul (Ray Garton, Joe R. Lansdale, Clive Barker, John Skipp, Richard Christian Matheson, Edward Bryant, George R. R. Martin, Wayne Allen Sallee, Rex Miller, Nancy Collins). Splatterpunks. St. Martins, 1990 Trade paperback issue (simultaneous with hardback) NF, with very light staining to fore-edge (maybe dirt). Has the "suppressed" chapter from Ray Garton's Crucifax Autumn that was omitted in the paperback (Crucifax) edition, among other tasty bits. I'm cited as an expert here. $9.

LP1204. Shan, Darren. The Vampire's Assistant. HarperCollins, 2000. First edition trade paperback original (preceding the American), a Fine- copy with just a trace of wear to matte black cover and phantom crease to top rear corner. Book two of The Saga of Darren Shan and sequel to Cirque du Freak. Well-regarded YA vampire series. $5.

LP776. Shirley, John. Black Butterflies. Mark V. Ziesing, 1998. First edition trade paperback original, Fine- with a neat former-owner's signature on the inside front cover. Some of Shirley's darker stories. $12.

LP2225. Shirley, John. Borderlands: The Fallen. Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster, 2011. First edition trade paperback original, a Near Fine- copy with light remainder mark and dust staining to head. Based on the video game. "What kind of man makes a living in hell?" $5.

LP2226. Shirley, John. City Come A-Walkin. Eyeball Books, 1996. First edition trade paperback original thus, with a new Forward by William Gibson, a Fine- copy with the barest traces of wear at tips, otherwise new and unread. Reprint of this acclaimed PBO novel featuring the living embodiment of San Francisco as a character, more punk American magical realism than cyberpunk. Signed by Forward author William Gibson at the Austin bookstore BookPeople in 2014. $20.

LP710. Shirley, John. Eclipse (Volume One, A Song Called Youth trilogy). Bluejay Books, 1985. First edition trade paperback original, NF with slight edge staining, the usual slight age yellowing of spine and back, and a tiny bump at heel. $9.

LP2227. Shirley, John. Living Shadows. Prime, 2007. First edition trade paperback original, a Near Fine copy with a 1" x 2" lamination pull on the front cover (OK, I'm not buying any more Prime paperbacks from Half Price Books). Short story collection. $5.

LP353. Somtow, S. P. (Somtow Sucharitkil). Moon Dance. Tor, 1989. Uncorrected proof of the first edition, NF with some glue bumping along back spine (a binding flaw common to many proofs) and a 1/2" tear between spine head and front cover. Western werewolf novel that helped kick off the modern werewolf revival. $5.

LP354. Somtow, S. P. (Somtow Sucharitkil). Valentine. Tor, 1992. Uncorrected Proof of the first edition, F-, with some glue bumping along back spine and publicity business card stapled to front cover. Second in the Vampire Junction trilogy. $5.

LP2409. Stapledon, Olaf. Last and First Men and Star Maker. Dover, 1968. Trade paperback omnibus reprint, Near Fine with wear at points. Two of the most influential "big concept" SF novels of the first half of the twentieth century. $5.

LP1820. Stephenson, Neil. The Big U. Vintage, 1984. First edition trade paperback original (TPO), a Near Fine copy with thin red remainder line at head, the usual glue bunching to pages (a publisher's flaw present on every copy examined), a very faint sticker ghost to FFE (you might not see it unless you were looking for it),almost invisible phantom crease at top front cover along spine and a small, slight crease at bottom front corner. A fairly presentable copy of Stephenson's first novel, which has never had a hardback edition. $49.

LP1207. Stephenson, Neal. The Big U. Vintage, 1984. First edition trade paperback original, a Near Fine- copy with slight creasing at bottom front corner, a longer, very shallow crease above that (I missed it the first time I looked at it), two phantom creases on top rear cover, a slight half-dime sized discoloration at bottom rear cover edge, and a few very slightly dog-eared pages at front, plus the usual glue bunching of pages seen on all copies of this title. Better looking overall than this list of flaws would lead you to believe, and the spine is bright and unbroken. Not perfect, but still a collectable copy of Stephenson's first novel. $95.

LP536. Stephenson, Neal. Zodiac. Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988. Trade Paperback Original (TPO) first edition, a Fine- copy with creasing a faint 1" scratch to cream backbround on back cover, and some traces of general wear, but otherwise quite nice. His second novel, never printed in hardback. Signed by Stephenson. $45.

LP1208. Stephenson, Neal (with J. Frederick George) as Stephen Bury. The Cobweb. First edition trade paperback original (no hardback edition), a Ex-Library copy plasticized as a hardback, otherwise a Fine- copy with a line at heel, apparently unread. With a little effort, the Ex-Lib cruft could be probably removed from the exterior cover without damage, make this both an attractive and a sturdy copy of a book that's getting surprisingly scarce. $20.

LP463. Stephenson, Neal and J. Frederick George (as Stephen Bury). Interface. Bantam, 1994 Second printing, NF+ with pinhead-sized spot on heel, phantom crease to rear corner, and spine slightly concave (usual for this title). Pseudonymous futuristic political thriller written by Stephenson with his uncle about a presidential candidate who's mind is wired to a computerized polling system. Signed by Stephenson. $45.

LP1445. Stephenson, Neal, and J. Frederick George (as Stephen Bury). Interface. Bantam, 1994. First edition trade paperback original, an Ex-Library book which has been rebound as a hardback, otherwise NF with pencil line at heel and de-lamination wrinkling along folds. Nice sturdy copy of this Stephenson novel. $9.

LP1305. Sterling, Bruce. Visionary in Residence. Thunders Mouth Press, 2006. First edition trade paperback original (no hardback edition), Near Fine with a faint, non-breaking crease along the spine,despite it being a new, unread copy. Short story collection. Signed by Sterling. $15.

LP2410. Sturgeon, Theodore. The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 7: A Saucer of Loneliness. North Atlantic Books, 2000. First edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with the hardback), a Near Fine+ copy with area around UPC code slightly lighter shade than the rest of the rear cover. $10.

LP464. Stewart, Sean. Mockingbird. Ace, 1998. Uncorrected proof of the hardback first edition, F in decorated blue wraps with a significantly different cover than finally appeared on the hardback. A Nebula finalist. Nova Express Slipstream List. $15.

LP2507. Swanwick, Michael. 5 Seasons. Dragonstairs Press, 2016. First edition chapbook original, one of 100 signed, numbered copies, a Fine copy. Five one page stories about the seasons. All these Dragonstairs press chapbooks tend to disappear pretty quickly, so here's a chance to pick it up while it's still cover price. $6.

LP2546. Swanwick, Michael. Not So Much Said the Cat. Tachyon, 2016. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Signed and dated by Swanwick. His latest short story collection. Only have one. $16.

LP2508. Swanwick, Michael. Seasons Greetings. Dragonstairs Press, 2015. First edition chapbook original, one of 100 signed, numbered copies, a Fine copy. The 2015 Swanwick Christmas chapbook, now out of print from the publisher. $10.

LP2507. Swanwick, Michael. Solstice Spirits. Dragonstairs Press, 2016. First edition chapbook original, one of 100 signed, numbered copies, a Fine copy. Four brief seasonal tales. Not out of print from the publisher. $15.

LP360. Tevis, Walter. Mockingbird. Doubleday, 1979. Uncorrected Proof, NF-, with some wear and spine lean. Nebula nominee. $5.

LP1925. Taylor, H. P. Shadowmancer. Putnam, 2004. Advanced Reading Copy of the hardback first edition (trade paperback format), a Fine- copy with a few faint scratches on the lower spine, otherwise new and unread. Well-received young adult fantasy novel. $49.

LP1926. Taylor, H. P. Wormwood. Putnam, 2004. Advanced Reading Copy of the hardback first edition (trade paperback format), a Fine- copy with a tiny bump at heel, otherwise new and unread, with review materials laid in. Second in the series following Shadowmancer. $49.

LP2352. Tuttle, Lisa. A Spaceship Built of Stone. The Women's Press, 1987. First edition trade paperback original, a Very Good copy with page yellowing, sticker and name on blurb page, and first page gathering repasted back into the book. Funny story: This is on of the very few books I found book hunting in London proper (which was, sadly, mostly a huge waste of time) before last year's Worldcon. I bought it because I knew I would be having lunch with Lisa Tuttle at the con, it was cheap, and I'd have something for her to sign. Well, when I handed it to her, she opened it up and the first bunch of 12 pages or so fell completely out of the book. "Why don't I just send you a copy?" she said. I've pasted that set of pages back in, and now you can pick it up as a cheap reading copy. $3.

LP1209. Utley, Steven (Tuttle, Lisa). The Beasts of Love. Wheatland Press, 2005. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Short story collection by this talented and prolific ex-Austinite, most famous for his collaborations with Howard Waldrop, who died in early 2013. Introduction by Lisa Tuttle. $15.

LP2509. Vance, Jack. Araminta Station. New English Library, 1988. First UK edition and first trade edition, trade paperback edition (as per Hewett A79c, the trade paperback edition also precedes the Tor hardback), a y with light spotting at head and characteristic darkening of pages due to the paper used. First book in the Caldwell Chronicles. $5.

LP2510. Vance, Jack. Ecce & Old Earth. New English Library, 1992. First UK edition, trade paperback edition, a Fine copy with only a trace of dust soiling to head. Second book in the Caldwell Chronicles. Hewett A84db. $5.

LP2511. Vance, Jack. Throy. New English Library, 1993. First UK edition, trade paperback version, a Near Fine copy with slight spots of spotting to page block edges. Third book in the Caldwell Chronicles. Hewett A85cb. $5.

LP1307. Vinge, Vernor. Tatja Grimm's World. Tor, 2006. Trade paperback reprint, a Fine copy, new and unread, with publisher's review material laid in. $5.

LP930. Vinge, Vernor (edited by James Frenkel, with Marvin Minsky, Richard Stallman, etc.). True Names and the opening of the cyberspace frontier. Tor, 2001. First edition trade paperback original, a Fine- copy with just the barest trace of haze rubbing to the rear cover, otherwise new and unread. Vinge's groundbreaking proto-cyberpunk novella (second in influencing the shape of cyberspace only to Neuromancer) along with a collection of essays on the real cutting-edge of cyberspace by the likes of Marvin Minsky and Richard Stallman. $12.

LP1032. Volsky, Paula. The Grand Ellipse. Bantam Spectra, 2000. Advanced Reading Copy (trade paperback format) of the first hardback edition, a NF+ copy with bumping at heel and slight bumping at head, otherwise new and unread. Looks vaguely steampunkish. $5.

LP881. Waldrop, Howard. A Better World's in Birth. Golden Gryphon, 2003. First edition chapbook, a Fine copy, Signed by Waldrop, one of 500 signed and numbered copies, new and unread, in publishers envelope (which is just a plain white envelope). The "Communist ghost story" Howard has long threatened to write, an alternate history featuring Richard Wagner. Now out of print from the publisher. $15.

LP711. Webb, Don. Stealing My Rules. Cyber-Psychos AOD, 1997. First edition trade paperback original, A Fine copy signed by Webb. Another collection filled with Don's weird short stories, blurbed by Paul Di Filippo, K. W. Jeter and Steve Rasnic Tem. $9.

LP2354. Webb, Don. Through Dark Angles: Works Inspired by H. P. Lovecraft. Hippocampus Press, 2014. First edition trade paperback original, Fine. Signed by Webb. $17.

LP1371. Webb, Don. When They Come. Temporary Culture, 2006. First edition trade paperback original (simultaneous with a tiny and hideously expensive signed hardback run of 15 copies), one of only 500 copies, new and unread. Signed by Webb. $17.

LP1994. Wellman, Manly Wade. The Invading Asteroid. Stellar Publishing Corporation, 1932. First edition chapbook original, a VG copy with a tiny bit of "rounding" at head, i.e. a tiny bit of paper loss where it looks slightly nibbled, but it's only about a 1/16 of an inch, but less browning than usual to paper stock. No. 15 in Hugo Gernsback's Science Fiction Series, and Wellman's first separate publication. $49.

LP1993. Westerfeld, Scott. Evolution's Darling. Four Walls Eight Windows, 1999. First edition trade paperback original (TPO), a Fine copy, apparently new and unread. Tale of a sentient ship seeking out a dead artist who may not be dead after all. Also has a healthy dusting of sex. Really hard to find now that he's a big YA author. Can't find another collectable first online at all. $75.

LP1710. Westerfeld, Scott. Evolution's Darling. Four Walls Eight Windows, 1999. First edition trade paperback original (TPO), a Fine- copy with a non-breaking phantom crease to top front corner, otherwise apparently new and unread. Slightly less perfect than the above. $49.

LP373. Willis, Connie. Doomsday Book. Bantam, 1992. Trade paperback 1st, simultaneous with hardback edition NF, with bookstore stamp on head (but no spine creasing). Signed by Willis. Hugo winner. $25.

LP374. Willis, Connie. To Say Nothing of the Dog. Bantam, 1997. ARC of the hardback first edition, Fine- with bumps to head and heel and promotional contact stickers on front cover. Hugo winner, Nebula finalist. Signed by Willis. $95.

LP2411. Wilson, Robert Anton. Masks of the Illuminati. Dell, 1990. First Dell trade paperback edition, a Near Fine- copy with one crease to bottom front corner. $5.

LP1032. Volsky, Paula. The Grand Ellipse. Bantam Spectra, 2000. Advanced Reading Copy (trade paperback format) of the first hardback edition, a NF+ copy with bumping at heel and slight bumping at head, otherwise new and unread. Looks vaguely steampunkish. $5.

LP1080. Zelazny, Roger (Gaughan, Jack). Poems. Discon II, 1974. First edition chapbook, #50 of 1000 copies (and not all copies were numbered), a Fine- copy with one pinhole to rear cover and trace of a phantom crease to bottom rear corner. A chapbook of Zelazny's poetry produced for the 32nd Worldcon. Illustrated by Jack Gaughan. Levack, Amber Dreams, 29. Quite hard to find these days. $95.

LP2102. Zelazny, Roger. (and Thomas T. Thomas). The Mask of Loki. Baen, 1990. Uncorrected page proofs, trade paperback format, of the paperback first edition, a Fine copy, new and unread. Don't see another copy online. Previously part of Bob Pylant's vast collection of Zelazny first editions. $49.

Postcards

Back in the 1970s, Bellevue Press published a series of science fiction poetry postcards by some notable SF writers. After poking around a bit I managed to locate some. Each of the following is a Fine, unmailed 3" x 5" postcard. I think these are interesting bits of collectable work by notable writers. And even if you don't see it that way, well, you can still use them as postcards!

LPPC1. Aldiss, Brian. Summer 1773. The Bellevue Press, 1976. Postcard first edition, Fine. $5.

LPPC2. Bishop, Michael. White Power Poem. The Bellevue Press, 1977. Postcard first edition, Fine. $5.

LPPC3. Dann, Jack. Borges. The Bellevue Press, 1977. Postcard first edition, Fine. $5.

LPPC4. Dann, Jack. Hallways. The Bellevue Press, 1974. Postcard first edition, Fine. $5.

LPPC5. Disch, Tom. The West Coast. The Bellevue Press, 1977. Postcard first edition, Fine. $5.

LPPC6. Dorman, Sonya. Pomegranate. The Bellevue Press, 1977. Postcard first edition, Fine. I'm betting you don't have a lot of Sonya Dorman in your collection... $3.

LPPC7. Le Guin, Ursula K. From Hsin Ch'i-chi 1140-1207. The Bellevue Press, 1977. Postcard first edition, Fine. Seems to be the least common of this series. $10.

LPPC8. Le Guin, Ursula K. Traveling. The Bellevue Press, 1977. Postcard first edition, Fine. $5

LPPC9. Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn. Constellations. The Bellevue Press, 1977. Postcard first edition, Fine. $5.

LPPC10. SPECIAL DEAL: Buy all 9 Postcards for $30, which is $13 off buying them individually. But quantities are limited...

Mass Market Paperbacks

LP2355. Allston, Aaron. Doc Sidhe. Baen, 1995. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine creasing and lean. Signed and dated 5/25/01 by Aaron Allston. Aaron's well-regarded Doc Savage pastiche. Aaron died last year at the untimely age of 54. $10.

LP2412. Anderson, Poul. The Best of Poul Anderson. Pocket Books, 1976. Second printing, a Fine copy save a stray dust mark at heel; really tight and square. $5.

LP2356. Anderson, Poul. War of the Winged Men. Ace, 1958. Paperback reprint (from an Ace Double; this is possibly the first separate edition), a Near Fine copy with crease along front spine join, plus the foxing to inside covers and age darkening of paper usual for paperbacks of this era. $3.

LP1995. Anthony, Mark. Ravenloft: Tower of Doom. TSR, 1994. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a hint of a non-breaking spine crease and wear at points, otherwise nice and square. Looks Quasimodorific. $6.

LP1661. Anthony, Piers, and Robert Coulson. But What of Earth? Laser Books, 1976. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with some minor cover wear, otherwise apparently new and unread. Not a common Anthony PBO, especially in this condition. $7.

LP811. Asimov, Isaac. Asimov on Science Fiction. Avon Discus, 1982. First paperback edition, Fine- with a very slight bump at heel. Collection of essays from a wide variety of sources, including Asimov's, The Writer, Locus, book introductions, etc., including reviews of (among other things) The Lord of the Rings and Battlestar Galactica. $5.

LPEB01. (Axler, James) Adrian, James (Christopher Lowder). Deathlands 1: Pilgrimage to Hell. Gold Eagle (UK), 1987. First UK edition, a Fine- copy with just a tiny bend to the very tip of the bottom rear cover, otherwise new and unread. First book in the Deathlands series, the subsequent books being bylined James Axler. $5.

LPEB02. Axler, James. Deathlands 29: Bloodlines. Gold Eagle/Worldwide Library, 1991. First edition paperback original (PBO), VG with spine creasing, lean, and a touch of general wear. Solid reading copy. $5

LPEB03. Axler, James (Mark Ellis). Deathlands 49:Shadow World. Gold Eagle, 2000. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with spine slightly concave, otherwise nice and square (and with gold wheel scratch off game in center unscratched and reply card still present). $5.

LP219. Baker, Scott. Dhampire. Timescape, 1982. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F-, with light spine creasing. Vampire novel by a writer who's done some interesting work, including Webs and "Varicose Worms." $5.

LP220. Baker, Scott. Symbiote's Crown. Berkley, 1978. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG+ with serious spine creasing, lean, corner creases and wear to back cover. SF novel. $3.

LP812. Baker, Scott. Webs. Tor, 1989. First edition paperback original (PBO), Fine- with thin line at head, slight crease to front bottom corner, and faint wear along spine, otherwise looks unread. Despite a somewhat lurid cover, this is actually a very interesting psychological suspense novel featuring spiders growing far larger than normal. Recommended. $4.

LP2357. Ballard, J. G. The Impossible Man. Berkley, 1966. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good- copy with two stickers/pieces of colored tape, one blue one at the top of the spine and a quarter-sized yellow ellipsoid with the number 19 on it in the middle of the front cover, along with a small previous owners' address label on the blurb page, otherwise a nice, square copy. Short story collection, including "The Drowned Giant." $5.

LP2413. Barnes, John. The Duke of Uranium. Warner Books, 2002. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with with one spine crease, slight bend at points, foxing to inside covers. SF adventure novel. $3.

LP221. Barrett, Jr., Neal. Aldair, Master of Ships. DAW, 1977. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F-, with age darkening to rear cover. Signed by Barrett. $5.

LP223. Barrett, Jr., Neal. The Karma Corps. DAW, 1984. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F-, with sun-faded spine. Signed by Barrett. $5.

LP724. Barrett, Jr., Neal. Kelwin. Lancer, 1970. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF-, with some agedarkening, moderate spine creasing and some spine lean. Has one of those Steranko covers of a mighty-thewed barbarian and a scantly clad redhead chained in the background. Signed by Barrett. $10.

LP2414. Barrett, Neal, Jr. Kelwin. Lancer, 1970. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine- copy with crease to rear cover and slight waviness. $3.

LP723. Barrett, Jr., Neal. The Leaves of Time. Lancer, 1971. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF, with some age darkening and moderate spine creasing. Major psychedelic cover. Signed by Barrett. $10.

LP1711. Beagle, Peter S. A Fine and Private Place. Del Rey, 1982. Paperback reprint, NF- with spine creasing and edgewear. Celebrated love story set in a cemetery, with characters both living and dead. $5.

LP2228. Bear, Greg. Beyond Heaven's River. Dell, 1980. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a trace of edgewear and slightly uneven pattern to color on pageblock edge (possibly from a drop of water), otherwise tight and square and apparently unread. Odd early Bear novel about a World War II kamikaze pilot plucked from his plane and deposited on an alien planet in the future. $5.

LP226. Bear, Greg. The Infinity Concerto. Ace, 1987. Reprint, NF+ with a few tiny spots of wear, crease along back cover, and neat interior writing "NOTE: Bear's indebtedness to BORGES (p. 341)" inside front cover, and, to make sure you didn't miss the point, Borges' name underlined on the indicated page. $3.

LP227. Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. Berkley, 1986. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF with spine crease and heel stamp, and writing on front blurb page. Sequel to The Infinity Concerto. $5.

LP538. Bester, Alfred. The Stars My Destination. Signet, 1961. Paperback third printing of this edition, VG+ with some wear to spine, slight creasing and lean, and an interior stamp, otherwise nice. A landmark science fiction work. SF100 List. Recommended. $5.

LP229. Bisson, Terry. Wyrldmaker. Pocket (Timescape), 1981. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF+ with some edgewear. Fantasy novel. Author's first book. $ 2.50

LP230. Blaylock, James P. The Digging Leviathan. Ace, 1984. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, Fine-, with a stray blue pen mark to spine and foxing to interior covers. An attractive, collectable copy. $5.

LP233. Bloch, Robert. There is a Serpent in Eden. Zebra, 1979. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF- with spine and rear cover creases. Released later as The Cunning. $3.

LP1309. Block, Francesca Lia. Primavera. Roc, 1994. First edition paperback original (PBO), a NF copy with almost-invisible spine creasing. The sequel to Ecstasia, and reasonably hard to find these days. $10.

LP2229. Boorman, John with Bill Stair. Zardoz. Signet, 1974. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Good+ only ex-library copy, with considerable creasing and internal markings. I want someone to read this and let me know if it's as bad as the movie. $3.

LP2415. Bova, Ben. The Science Fiction Hall of Fame II A and The Science Fiction Hall of Fame II B. Paperback reprints, Near Fine/Very Good copies, with noticeable rubbing abrasion to II B. Great collection of science fiction novellas, including Campbell's "Who Goes There?", Heinlein's "Universe," Wells' "Time Machine," Sturgeon's "Baby is Three," Vance's "The Moon Moth," etc. Great, great collection. $10 for the set.

LP813. Boyett, Steven R. The Architect of Sleep. Ace, 1986. First edition paperback original (PBO), Near Fine+ with some very slight wear at head and along spine, otherwise seemingly unread. Celebrated novel of a man transported to an alternate Earth where raccoons evolved as the planet's sapient species. Named by Orson Scott Card as one of the best SF novels of the 1980s. The projected second book, The Geography of Dreams, has yet to appear. $5.

LP777. Boyett, Steven R. Ariel. Ace, 1983. First edition paperback original (PBO), a NF+ copy with one spine crease and slight paper fuzz to top edges. These sell pretty well for me, and it's not particularly easy to find today. $10.

LP1998. Bradley, Marion Zimmer (Laurell K. Hamilton, Mercedes Lackey, Nancy Jane Moore, etc.). Sword and Sorceress VII (Winterkill) . First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with just a trace of edgewear, otherwise nice and square and apparently unread. Contains the Laurel K. Hamilton story "Winterkill," written back before she went all werewolf-and-vampire gangbangy, $10.

LP2230. Braunbeck, Gary. Dark Matter One: In Hollow Houses. Wizards of the Coast, 2000. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine- copy with one spine crease, otherwise nice and square. Shared-world horror novel of a supernatural agency dealing with something under D.C. Braunbeck's a talented writer. $5.

LP2103. Broderick, Damien. The Dreaming Dragons. Pocket Books, 1980. First edition paperback original, a Fine- copy, with wear at tips, otherwise tight and square. Interesting novel about an investigation that leads to a dramatic revelation about human consciousness. Pringle, SF100 list. $7.

LP2358. Brunner, John. The Shockwave Rider. Orbit Futura, 1977. Paperback reprint, a Very Good- copy with sticker pull on top right of front cover, that corner creased, long crease across bottom back corner, spine creasing, and general wear. With a bookplate signed by Brunner affixed. $10.

LP2231. Brust, Steven. Brokedown Palace. Ace, 1986. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with a wrinkle and edgewear at heel. A jhereg novel. $3.

LP2232. Brust, Steven. Phoenix. Ace Books, 1990. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine creasing and lean. A Vlad Taltos novel. $3.

LP1449. Brust, Steven (Roger Zelazny). To Reign in Hell. Ace, 1985. First paperback (and first mass market edition), a VG copy with 3/4" x 1/6" chip off the top of the front cover. Forward by Roger Zelazny. $3.

LP2359. Bryant, Ed. Particle Theory. Pocket Books/Timescape, 1981. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with slight spine creasing, slight spine fade, and stamp at head. Short story collection, including the Nebula-winning "giANTS." $3.

LP2233. Bujold, Lois McMaster. Barrayar. Baen, 1991. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with traces of edgewear at the corners and foxing to inside covers, otherwise tight, square and apparently unread. Hugo Winner for Best Novel. Part of the Miles Vorkosigan saga. $10.

LP2360. Bull, Emma. War for the Oaks. Ace, 1997. Paperback reprint, a Near Fine copy with faint spine creasing. Inscribed by Bull: "To Denise - Rock'n'Roll,/Emma Bull." Her well-regarded fantasy debut novel. $5. LP2234. Burroughs. Edgar Rice. The Eternal Savage. Ace, 1978. First edition paperback original (PBO) thus under this title (originally published as The Eternal Lover in 1914), a Near Fine- copy with one long but faint crease along bottom back cover and some age darkening to pages, others tight, square and apparently unread. Girl goes to visit Tarzan and finds a stone age warrior instead. $5.

LP2235. Burroughs. Edgar Rice. The Lad and the Lion. Ace, no date (given the $1.95 price, I'd guess sometime in the 1970s). Paperback reprint (possibly the first Ace edition, as there are no additional printings listed) a Fine- copy with just a couple of small check marks to titles at rear and yellowing of pages, otherwise tight, square and apparently unread. $5.

LP1569. Burroughs, Edgar Rice. The Lost Continent. Ace. Reprint. Near Fine. $5.

LP1570. Burroughs, Edgar Rice. The Land That Time Forgot. Ace. Reprint. Near Fine- (wavy). Movie tie in. $5.

LP1571. Burroughs, Edgar Rice. Back to the Stone Age. Ace. Reprint. Near Fine. $5.

LP1823. Burroughs, Edgar Rice. The People That Time Forgot. Ace, 1973. Reprint paperback, a NF- copy with slight edgewear, slight spine lean, and a faint crease. Frank Frazetta cover. $3.

LP1572. (Burroughs, Edgar Rice) Holmes, John Eric. Mahars of Pellucidar. Ace, 1976. First edition paperback original, Fine-, uniform look with other Ace Burroughs books. $5.

LP2049. Butterworth, Michael. Space 1999 #6: The Edge of the Infinite. Warner Books, 1977. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a pinhead-sized abrasion to upper spine, affecting the I and E in "SCIENCE FICTION" at the top of the spine, otherwise apparently new and unread, and with SFBC insert in middle of the book still intact. Not a lot of copie online, and evidently none this nice. $25.

LP944. Cadigan, Pat. Fools. Bantam Spectra, 1992. First edition paperback original (PBO), a NF copy with blindstamp to title page, foxing to inside covers, and some very light edgewear and a faint crease along front spine join. Just who works for the brain police? You never know. You might yourself... Arthur C. Clarke award winner. Never printed in hardback. Recommended. $5.

LP1824. Campbell, John W. The Black Star Passes. Ace (F-346), 1953. Presumably the first paperback edition (PBO), a Fine- copy with a tiny bit of bumping at head and even less at heel. And Arcot, Wade and Morey space opera adventure. $3.

LP2051. Campbell, John W. (Perry A. Chapdelaine, Tony Chapdelaine, and George Hay, editors). The John W. Campbell Letters Volume 1. AC Projects, 1985. Paperback reprint, a Near Fine copy with bump at heel and some wear at extremities. Letters from Campbell to a wide variety of science fiction writers. $10.

LP1213. Card, Orson Scott. Hot Sleep: The Worthing Chronicle. Orbit Futura, 1980. First UK edition, mass market paperback original (PBO) thus (the Century/Legend hardback was over a decade later), a NF copy with one faint spine crease, slight wear along spine, slightly concave spine, and general wear. One of Card's first books. $6.

LP2236. Carpenter, Leonard (Robert E. Howard). Conan: Scourge of the Bloody Coast. Tor, 1994. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with start of an invisible reading crease and the barest touches of edgewear, otherwise tight, square and apparently unread. A very nice copy of one of the rarer Conan paperbacks. $15.

LP1573. Carpenter, Leonard (Rober E. Howard). Conan: Scourge of the Bloody Coast. Tor, 1994. First edition paperback original, a Near Fine copy with edgewear. One of the rarer Conan PBOs. $10.

LP2104. Carriger, Gail. Blameless. Orbit, 2010. First edition paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Third book in the very clever Parasol Protectorate steampunk series that started with Soulless. $10.

LP2239. Carriger, Gail. Blameless. Orbit, 2010. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, tight, square and apparently unread. Third book in The Parasol Protectorate series. $10.

LP2240. Carriger, Gail. Soulless. Orbit, 2009. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, tight, square and apparently unread. First book in The Parasol Protectorate series. Recommended. $10.

LP2241. Carriger, Gail. Timeless. Orbit, 2012. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with just a trace of edgewear, otherwise tight, square and apparently unread. Fifth book in The Parasol Protectorate series. $9.

LP540. Carter, Lin (Tanith Lee, Thomas Burnett Swann, Fritz Leiber, L. Sprague de Camp, Clark Ashton Smith, Avram Davidson). The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 2. DAW, 1976. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, F- with a trace of wear, including a slight ding to rear cover. A bright, attractive copy. $4.50.

LP2237. Cassada, Jackie. The Toybox (Immortal Eyes Trilogy Book One). White Wolf, 1995. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, new and unread. $5.

LP1712. Cassada, Jackie. Shadows on the Hill (Immortal Eyes Trilogy Book Two). White Wolf, 1996. First edition paperback original (PBO), NF+ copy with thin black line at head, otherwise new and unread. Sequel to The Toybox. Used to be pretty hard to find, less so now. $5.

LP2238. Cassada, Jackie. Court of All Kings (Immortal Eyes Trilogy Book One). White Wolf, 1996. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, new and unread. $10.

LP818. Chandler, A. Bertram. The Anarch Lords. DAW, 1981. First edition paperback original (PBO), Fine- with just a trace of fading and wear to the spine, a touch of dust soiling to page edges, and one thin line at head, otherwise quite attractive. A John Grimes/Rim World novel. $4.

LP1310. Chandler, A. Bertram. The Big Black Mark. DAW, 1975. First edition paperback original (PBO) (numberline starting with 1, as per Currey), a Fine- copy with a very faint crease along the front spine join, otherwise tight, square, and apparently unread. $5.

LP2050. Chandler, A. Bertram. The Way Back. DAW, 1978. First paperback and first U.S. edition, a Fine- copy with a tiny bit of wear at extremities. John Grimes/Rimworld novel. $5.

LP2242. Cherryh, C.J. The Dreamstone. DAW, 1983. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with edgewear at top and a small wrinkle at the bottom of the spine, otherwise tight, square and apparently unread. $5.

LP543. Cherryh, C. J. The Dreamstone. DAW, 1983. First paperback edition, first mass market edition, and first appearance under this title, previously published in hardback as Ealdwood by Donald M. Grant. NF+, with slight crease to front top corner. Appears unread. $2.50.

LP1575. Cherryh, C. J. Port Eternity . DAW, 1982. First edition paperback original, a Fine- copy with edgewear. $5.

LP751. Cherry, C. J. Sunfall. DAW, 1981. First edition paperback original (PBO), NF- with stamps at head and heel,, some edgewear, and a few faint moisture spots on front cover., otherwise a tight copy. Still includes SFBC insert. $5.

LP778. Cherryh, C. J. Wave Without a Shore. DAW, 1981. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy. A very attractive first of one of Cherryh's better regarded PBOs. $5.

LP542. Cherryh, C. J. Wave Without a Shore. DAW, 1981. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF with some mottling to bottom rear cover (looks like a bit of the cover of another book rubbed off there). Appears unread. $2.50.

LP241. Clarke, Arthur C. (and Wernher von Braun). The Challange of the Sea. Dell, 1966. Paperback reprint, NF+, with spine and spine/rear cover join creases. Non-fiction. Introduction by von Braun. $3.

LP1311. Collins, Nancy. Sunglasses After Dark. Onyx, 1989. First edition paperback original (PBO), A Near Fine+ copy with a slight abrasion to rear cover, otherwise apparently unread. Her debut splatterpunk vampire novel, and, I think, a better example of such than Ray Garton's Live Girls. Recommended. $10.

LP544. Collins, Nancy. Sunglasses After Dark. Onyx, 1989. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG with spine and corner creases and wear to the rear cover. Another copy, not as nice. $4.95.

LP2105. Crichton, Michael. Westworld. Bantam, 1974. Presumed first edition paperback original (no additional printings listed), an Ex-Library copy with stamps and checkout sheet inside front cover, blurb page clipped, stamp on title page, bottom 1" of front cover starting to detach, and general wear; call it Good+, but it is structurally sound. The novelization of his own script for the "robots go crazy" thriller he directed. $10.

LP947. Crowley, John. The Deep. Bantam Books, 1984. Paperback reprint, a Fine- copy with just a few tiny spots of wear, otherwise tight and apparently unread. A very nice copy of Crowley's first novel. $3.

LP726. Crowley, John. The Deep. Berkley Medallion, 1975. First paperback edition, preceded by the Doubleday hardback edition (see hardbacks), NF with slight spine crease and wrinkle, otherwise tight and attractive. $3.

LP1138. Davidson, Avram. Collected Fantasies. Berkley, 1982. First edition Paperback Original (PBO), a Fine- copy with one faint tackhead sized stain to top front cover, otherwise apparently unread. Story collection including such gems as the Hugo-winning "Or All the Seas With Oysters," "Help, I Am Doctor Morris Goldpepper," and "The Golem." A nice, inexpensive way to get a taste of Davidosn's singular work. $5.

LP243. Davidson, Avram. The Island Under the Earth. Ace, 1969. Paperback original (PBO) first edition (Ace SF Special), NF with cover creasing. $3.

LP1139. Davidson, Avram. Peregrine: Secundus. Berkley, 1981. First edition Paperback Original (PBO), a Fine copy, apparently new and unread. $3.

LP2416. Davidson, Avram. Peregrine: Secundus. Berkley Books, 1981. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with creasing to front cover corner. $2.

LP547. Davidson, Avram. Ursus of Ultima Thule. Avon, 1973. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG with spine creasing and lean, interior writing, and faint lines stamped at head and heel. Sort of Clan of the Cave Bear looking, except for the fact that Davidson got there first. $3.

LP1488. Davidson, Avram. Ursus of Ultima Thule. Avon, 1973. First edition paperback original (PBO), a NF copy with slight signs of wear, slight darkening of off-white spine, and "70" written on blurb page. Fantasy of prehistoric man. $3.

LP548. Davidson, Avram. What Strange Stars and Skies. Ace, 1965. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG+, with some moderate creasing and the usual page yellowing and inside cover foxing. $4.

LP1489. De Lint, Charles. Svaha. Ace, 1989. First edition paperback original, a Fine- copy with a touch of wear at the bottom back spine join, otherwise new and unread. Post-apocalyptic Indian fantasy. $9.

LP2000. DeLint, Charles, writing as Samuel M. Key. Angel of Darkness. Jove, 1990. First edition paperback original, a Near Fine copy with a slight crease halfway across bottom of back cover, edgewear, and one dog-eared page, otherwise nice and square. Pseudonymous horror novel. $10.

LP1215. De Lint, Charles (writing as Samuel M. Key). Angel of Darkness. Leisure, 1990. First edition paperback original (PBO), VG- copy with lots of spine creasing and wear, top and bottom just starting to split, creasing to front and rear cover, page yellowing, and general wear. Horror novel by an author better known for his fantasy. Signed by De Lint. Worn, but one of De Lint's less common titles. $7.

LP819. De Lint, Charles (writing as Samuel M. Key). From a Whisper to a Scream. Berkley, 1992. First edition paperback original (PBO), VG+, with pine creasing, otherwise nice. An "open" pseudonym, as De Lint's name is listed on the copyright page. Horror novel by an author better known for his fantasy. $5.

LP1216. De Lint, Charles (writing as Samuel M. Key). From a Whisper to a Scream. Berkley, 1992. First edition paperback original (PBO), Fine- with name on blurb page and small ballpoint scribble to lower back cover, otherwise new, tight and unread, a very attractive copy. An "open" pseudonym, as De Lint's name is listed on the copyright page. Signed by DeLint. $10.

LP2052. De Lint, Charles L. (writing as Samuel M. Key). I'll Be Watching You. Jove, 1994. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, new and unread. Suspense novel, the second one under the Key pseudonym. $9.

LP950. Del Rey, Judy-Lynn, editor (Larry Niven, James Tiptree, Jr., James P. Hogan, etc.). Stellar 7. Del Rey, 1981. First edition paperback original, a Fine- copy with some edgewear and a slight bump at head. Original anthology including work from Larry Niven, James Tiptree, Jr., and two stories by James P. Hogan. $5.

LP2361. Denton, Bradley. Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede. Avon AvoNova, 1992. First paperback edition, a reprint of the hardback of a year before, a Near Fine+ copy with phantom spine creasing and a touch of wear, otherwise tight and square. Signed by Denton. Recommended. Weird, wooly road-trip novel. $7.

LP551. Derleth, August (H. P. Lovecraft). The Trail of Cthulhu. Ballantine, 1976. Paperback reprint, G with a spine crease, creasing and a short tear to rear cover, and what appears to be an oil or grease stain starting around page 142 and continuing and growing larger through the end of the book, though all text is still legible. A reading copy only. $2.95.

LP552. DeWeese, Gene. Jeremy Case. Laser Books, 1976. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF-, with spine creasing and wear and prices marked out with magic marker. $2.45.

LP2001. Dick, Philip K. Clans of the Alphane Moon. Caroll & Graf, 1993. Paperback reprint, a Fine- copy with a bit of edgewear. I read this earlier this year, and it's one of Dick's more insane books (and I mean that in a good way). I don't know which is crazier, the entire society founded by ex-mental patients, or the CIA operative who's job it is to operate the secret android accompanying his hated ex-wife. Recommended. $5.

LP820. Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion. Pocket Books/Timescape, 1982. First paperback edition, NF- with top corner creased and slightly "chewed," but not spine creasing. A sequel to Valis, and according to Levack (11), the manuscript was originally called Valis Regained. $6.

LP2513. Dick, Philip K. Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said. DAW, 1975. First paperback edition, a Very Good copy with light staining along edges of rear cover, spine creasing, creasing along front spine join, and usual page yellowing. $5.

LP1491. Dick, Philip K. The Game Players of Titan. Ace, 1963 (i.e. 1972). Paperback reprint (Levack 18e, with price of 75 on cover), a NF copy with a bit of wear to back cover and faint spine creasing and wear. $5.

LP2362. Dick, Philip K. Martian Time-Slip. Del Rey, 1981. Paperback reprint, a Near Fine+ copy with faint spine creasing and a bit of wear. Levack, 25k. Pringle, SF 100 List, 43. $5.

LP1217. Dick, Philip K. Our Friends from Frolix 8. Granada, 1984. Paperback reprint, a NF copy with spine-fading and a few touches of wear, otherwise nice, square and seemingly unread. $5.

LP1141. Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. Avon Books, 1987. First Avon edition, paperback, a NF+ copy with three pinhead-sized abrasions to spine and slight bend at outer corners. $5.

LP2243. Dick, Philip K. Valis. Bantam Books, 1981. Fifth printing of this paperback original, a near Fine copy with wrinkle at head, edgewear, dog-ear at bottom of blurb page, and yellowing to pages. One of Dick's weirdest novels, trying to make sense of his visionary "Exegesis" experience of of early 1974, when he believed a higher intelligence "beamed" vast amounts of information into his brain. $5.

LP2363. Dick, Philip K. and E. C. Tubb. The Man Who Japed b/w The Space-Born. Ace, 1956. First edition paperback original (PBO), as per Currey, a Very Good copy with dime-sized sticker pull on front of Dick novel, small bit of peel at bottom spine corner of Tubb, slight spine crease, and touches of general wear. Ace Double. Levack, 24a. Currey (1979), page 157. $7.

LP822. Dick, Philip K., with Roger Zelazny. Deus Irae. Dell, 1980. Stated the first printing of the "New Dell Edition" (though it also lists two other printings of the previous Dell edition), a Fine- copy, with a faint crease along the front spine join, otherwise tight and square. I'm guessing this would be Levack 10m (for Dick, or Levack 10l for Zelazny), though the odd printing notice makes it a little less clear. Still, whatever printing, this is an attractive copy of this post-holocaust collaborative novel by two science fiction legends. $7.

LP2054. Dozois, Gardner. Geodesic Dreams. Ace, 1994. First paperback edition (reprint of the St. Martins hardback), a Fine copy, new and unread. Short story collection. Before Dozois became the most influential editor in science fiction, he was widely regarded as one of the best short story writers of the 1970s, and this collection shows you why. Includes the Nebula-winning "Morning Child" and "The Peacemaker," as well as "Chains of the Sea," "Down Among the Dead Men," and several other swell stories. You need at least one of the Dozois short story collections, and this is a pretty affordable way. Highly recommended. $5.

LP573. Dozois, Gardner. The Visible Man. Berkley Medallion, 1977. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF with one spine crease, slight edgewear, and a few small spots to page edges. Some great stories in here, including "A Special Kind of Morning" and "Chains of the Sea." Recommended. $4.

LP954. Dozois, Gardner. The Visible Man. Berkley Medallion, 1977. First edition paperback original, a NF copy with one spine crease and two faint spots on page edges. Signed by Dozois. His first short story collection, and first solo book. Includes "A Special Kind of Morning," "Chains of the Sea," and "A Kingdom by the Sea," among others. Not entirely redundant with Strange Days or Geodesic Dreams, and if you don't have either of those, then you need this. Recommended. $7.

LP955. Dozois, Gardner and George Alec Effinger. Nightmare Blue. Berkley, 1975. First edition paperback original (PBO), with October 1975 on copyright page, as per Currey, a VG copy with slight spine wrinkling, repeated "4" at head and heel, and slight waviness to book (probably due to uneven binding glue drying). This tale of future illegal drug dealer was cited by William S. Burroughs as one of his favorite science fiction novels. Signed by Dozois. $5.

LP2106. Eckert, Allan W. The Hab Theory. Popular Library, 1977. Apparent first paperback edition, preceded by the hardback, a VG copy with spine creases and lean. Well-regarded 700 page disaster novel. $10.

LP576. Effinger, George Alec. Idle Pleasures. Berkley, 1983. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF- with some mild wrinkling and creasing, two slightly dog-eared pages, and a stamp on the inside front cover, otherwise tight and seemingly unread. A collection of Effinger's SF sports stories. $5.

LP2548. Effinger, George Alec. Planet of the Apes 2: Escape to Tomorrow. Award Books, 1975. First edition paperback original, a Very Good+ copy with creasing and a tackhead-sized abrasion to upper right corner and a stamped "2" at head, two small wrinkles along spine, and general wear. Based on the short-lived CBS TV show, one of four Effinger did. $5.

LP578. Effinger, George Alec. What Entropy Means to Me. Signet, 1973. A paperback reprint of his first novel, NF with a spine crease and edgewear. $2.

LP249. Effinger, George Alec. The Zork Chronicles. Avon, 1990. Paperback original (PBO) first edition NF, with spine crease and heel stamp. I am given to understand that this has as little to do with the game(s) as possible, but instead features typical Effinger-esque characters wandering around in the gamescape after the game itself has been concluded. $5.

LP2244. Egan, Greg. Luminous. Millennium, 1999. First mass market paperback (a reprint of the hardback edition of the year before), a Near Fine copy with faint spine creases, small name to half title page, otherwise apparently new and unread. Short story collection. Recommended, especially for the title story, "Reasons to Be Cheerful," and "Our Lady of Chernobyl." $6.

LP251. Egan, Greg. Quarantine. HarperPrism, 1995. Paperback, first U.S. edition, Fine-, with trace of edgewear. Egan's second novel and first SF novel. $5.

LP957. Ellison, Harlan (Zelazny, Roger). From the Land of Fear. Belmont Tower, 1967. Paperback reprint, a NF- copy with creasing along front spine join and general edgewear. Short story collection. Introduction by Roger Zelazny. Still includes the cigarette ad in the center of the book which Ellison's contract forbid, and which was a source of considerable friction between Ellison and Belmont... $5.

LP1312. Ellison, Harlan. Gentlemen Junkie and Other Stories of the Hung-Up Generation. Pyramid, 1975. First Pyramid edition (and first edition thus. with different contents from the Regency first edition), as per Currey, possibly a second state cover (with Ellison's picture in color on rear cover; I am given to understand that some of the Pyramid Books came out with a black and white picture and were withdrawn because Ellison's contract specified color), a NF copy with a bit of general wear along extremities and a few phantom creases, otherwise nice and square. Reprints a favorable review by (of all people) Dorothy Parker at the front. Cover art by Leo & Diana Dillon. $5.

LP583. Ellison, Harlan. Over the Edge. Belmont/Tower, 1972. A paperback reprint, VG+ with a spine crease, a moderate crease to rear cover, and a small number "1" stamped at head and heel. Still contains the cigarette ad in the middle, which Ellison's contract forbid and over which Ellison once sent a publishing house's comptroller a dead gopher... $4.

LP959. Ellison, Harlan. The Other Glass Teat. Pyramid, 1975. First edition paperback original (PBO), a NF+ copy with a trace of edgewear, some tiny spots of wear to spine, one dog-eared page, and front spine join just starting to crease, otherwise a very attractive copy. Ellison's second collection of essays on TV. Cover (like all the Ellison Pyramids) by Leo and Diane Dillon. $15.

LP960. Ellison, Harlan. Spider Kiss (aka Rockabilly). Ace, 1980. First Ace edition, paperback, VG+ with crease along front spine join, stamp at heel, faint parallel machining crease along rear cover, bottom of spine very slightly "chewed" and spots of wear at top of front cover. Despite all the forgoing, this is a tight, square copy. Originally published as Rockabilly. $5.

LP961. Ellison, Harlan. Web of the City (aka Rumble). Ace, 1983. First Ace edition, paperback, NF with crease along rear spine join and slight wear to back cover, otherwise a nice, tight, attractive copy. Novel based on Ellison's experience running with a street gang. Originally published as Rumble. $7.

LP962. Ellison, Harlan, and Edward Bryant. Phoenix Without Ashes. Fawcett, 1975. First edition paperback original (PBO), a NF copy with spine creasing, otherwise quite nice. Worth it for the Ellison introduction alone, where he tears into studio executives for ruining his award-winning script. $5.

LP584. Ellison, Harlan. Phoenix Without Ashes. Fawcett, 1975. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG+, with some spine creasing, general wear, and damp-staining to lower back cover and last few pages. Signed by Bryant. Well worth it for the Ellison introduction alone, in which he bitches about how network executives butchered his award-winning script... $5.

LP2417. Farmer, Philip Jose. A Barnstormer in Oz. Berkley, 1983. First mass market paperback edition (preceded by a trade paperback), a Very Good+ copy with spine creasing and fading. Farmer does Oz. $3.

LP2245. Farmer, Philip Jose. Doc Savage: Escape from Loki. Bantam Spectra, 1991. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good- copy with spine creasing, notable edgewear, pinpricks of sticker abrasion at top front and page yellowing. "The first new Doc Savage novel since 1949!" Seems a lot more uncommon than a paperback from the 1990s should be. $12.

LP2418. Farmer, Philip Jose. Image of the Beast. Berkley, 1985. Paperback reprint, Very Good-, with heavy spine creasing, bit of lean, foxing, general wear. "The underground classic of erotic horror." Quite the hot item back in the day... $3.

LP2419. Farmer, Philip Jose. Strange Relations. Avon, 1974. Paperback reprint, Near Fine with slight wrinkling along spine, trace lean, touch of foxing, otherwise nice and square. Intimate encounters between men and aliens. $5.

LP2549. Farmer, Philip Jose. Tarzan: The Dark Heart of Time. Del Rey, 1999. First edition paperback original, a near Fine copy with slight spine creasing and a touch of edgewear. A surprisingly uncommon PBO, given the author and subject matter. $35.

LP2246. Fowler, Karen Joy. Artificial Things. Bantam Spectra, 1986. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good + copy with slight spine creasing and edgewear, 1/8" chip at bottom rear cover corner, and usual foxing to interior covers. Fowler's first book, a short story collection. $5.

LP257. Garton, Ray. Darklings. Pinnacle, 1985. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG- w/spine creases, bookstore stamp on bottom, chipped front cover. $3.

LP258. Garton, Ray. Invaders from Mars. Pocket, 1986. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF- with corner creases, and soiling to back cover. Movie novelization. $3.

LP1577. Garton, Ray. Live Girls. Pocket, 1987. First edition paperback original, a Fine- copy with just the barest trace of edgewear, otherwise new and unread, a very attractive copy, and usually found in much worse condition. Landmark Splatterpunk vampire novel. $10.

LP260. Garton, Ray. Seductions. Pinnacle, 1984. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF w/spine creases, black marker writing on front endpaper, slight cover wear-relatively tight copy. By far the harder to find of the two Pinnacle Gartons. His first novel. $5.

LP261. Garton, Ray. Warlock. Avon, 1989. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG with spine creases and bookstore stamp on heel. Movie novelization. $6.

LP262. Geary, Patricia. Strange Toys. Bantam, 1987. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF+ with spine creasing and edgewear. Philip K. Dick award winner. Sterling slipstream list. An interesting novel. Whatever happened to Geary? $8.

LP263. Gentle, Mary. A Hawk in Silver. Signet, 1986. Reprint,NF+ with spine wrinkle and one corner crease. Her first novel. $5.

LP2514. Gibson, William. Neuromancer. Ace, 1984 (stated, though it has the Rick Berry cover they started using in 1985). Paperback reprint, a VG copy with spine lean, spine creasing and general wear. Just a reading copy of the keystone cyberpunk novel. Highly recommended. $2.

LP2002. Hamilton, Laurell K. Ravenloft: Death of a Darklord. TSR, 1995. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, new and unread. Speaking of werewolf banging, this book has been reprinted a couple of times, but pristine firsts are pretty hard to find. $12.

Hamilton, Laurell K.: See also Bradley, Marion Zimmer.

LP2420. Harper, Rory. Petrogypsies. Baen, 1989. First edition paperback original, a Fine- copy with slight wear to edges and foxing to inside front covers. Well-regarded first novel featuring an alternate world where traveling gypsy bands extract petrochemicals from the ground using giant worm-like drilling beasts. $5.

LP2421. Hasford, Gustav. The Short-Timers. Bantam, 1983. Paperback reprint, a Near Fine copy with spine crease and slight wear. Novel of Hasford's experiences in the Vietnam War, later made into Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket. Few know that Hasford attended the Milford SF writer's workshops in the 1970s, and I have heard that this was originally a military SF novel that Fred Pohl told him he would buy and publish if Hasford made it into a straight Vietnam novel, which he did. Since Hasford's death, copies of this novel have become surprisingly hard to find. $25.

LP963. Hartwell, David (Ted Chiang, Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Stephen Baxter, David Langford, etc.) . Year's Best SF 4. Eos, 1999. First edition paperback original (PBO), a NF+ copy, with some small indentions and pinpoint abrasions on rear cover and a couple of dog-eared pages, otherwise new and uncreased. Signed by David G. Hartwell, Ted Chiang and Bruce Sterling. $15.

LP964. Hartwell, David (Ted Chiang, Howard Waldrop, Michael Swanwick, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Ken MacLeod, John M. Ford, Ursula K. Le Guin, Nancy Kress, Stephen Baxter, David Langford, Stephen Dedman, etc.). Year's Best SF 6. Eos, 2001. NF+ copy with a spine crease just starting and a trace of edgewear, otherwise nice and square. Signed by David Hartwell and Ted Chiang. $10.

LP1219. Hartwell, David. Year's Best Fantasy. HarperCollins, 2001. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a few tiny touches of wear along the spine. First in the series. Signed by Hartwell. $6.

LP2247. Hawke, Simon. The Ambivalent Magician. Warner Aspect, 1996. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a tiny bit of spine-lean. Last volume in the The Reluctant Sorcerer series, with a distinctly different cover look than the others. $5.

LP2248. Hawke, Simon. Dark Sun: The Broken Blade (Chronicles of Athas Book 3). TSR, 1995. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine- copy with two small BB-sized indentions to front cover, start of spine crease, small name on inside front cover and slight edgewear. Don't ask me which of TSR's settings/story arcs this fits into, because I don't have a clue... $3.

LP2249. Hawke, Simon. Dark Sun: The Nomad (Tribe of One: Book 3). TSR, 1994. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy that would be perfect save a few pinpricks of edgewear, otherwise new and unread. See preceding comments regarding my lack of clues as to the contents... $5.

LP376. Hawke, Simon (as Nicholas Yermakov). Epiphany. Signet, 1982. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF+, with edgewear and interior stamp. Second book in the Boomerang trilogy. Note that Hawke used to write under his birth name of Nicholas Yermakov, but legally changed his name to Simon Hawke in 1984. $5

LP1866. Hawke, Simon (as Nicholas Yermakov). Fall Into Darkness. Berkley, 1982. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine creasing, lean, and small stamped numbers at head. I think this is a sword and planet sort of thing. Simon used to write under his birth name of Nicholas Yermakov, but legally changed his name to Simon Hawke. $3.

LP2250. Hawke, Simon. Psychodrome. Ace, 1987. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine+ copy with edgewear and the beginning of a spine crease, otherwise nice and square. Science fiction adventure novel. $3.

LP1866. Hawke, Simon. Timewars 8: The Dracula Caper. Ace, 1988. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with tiny traces of edgewear, otherwise tight, square and unread. The latter Timewars books (especially 8-12) are harder to find than the early ones. Simon used to write under his birth name of Nicholas Yermakov, but legally changed his name to Simon Hawke. $5.

LP2422. Hawke, Simon. Timewars 9: The Lilliput Legion. Ace, 1989. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with tiny traces of edgewear, otherwise tight, square and unread. While the latter Timewars books (especially 8-12) are harder to find than the early ones, I actually come across 8, 10 and (less often) 12 fairly frequently, but this is the first copy of Lilliput Legion I've chanced across. Simon used to write under his birth name of Nicholas Yermakov, but legally changed his name to Simon Hawke. $5.

LP1866. Hawke, Simon. Timewars 10: The Hellfire Rebellion. Ace, 1990. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with tiny traces of edgewear, otherwise tight, square and unread. The latter Timewars books (especially 8-12) are harder to find than the early ones. Simon used to write under his birth name of Nicholas Yermakov, but legally changed his name to Simon Hawke. $5.

LP2423. Hawke, Simon. Timewars 11: The Cleopatra Crisis. Ace, 1990. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with shallow 1/16" x 1/2" chip to top rear cover tip. While the latter Timewars books (especially 8-12) are harder to find than the early ones, I actually come across 8, 10 and (less often) 12 fairly frequently, but this is the first copy of Cleopatra Crisis I've chanced across. Simon used to write under his birth name of Nicholas Yermakov, but legally changed his name to Simon Hawke. $10.

LP2251. Hawke, Simon. The Samurai Wizard. Warner Questar, 1991. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine creasing, wear, and 1" crescent of dampstain at top of first 12 pages. Part of the Wizard of 4th Street series. $3.

LP2252. Hawke, Simon. The Wizard of Camelot. Warner Questar, 1993. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with edgewear and faint crease along front spine join, otherwise nice and square. Part of the Wizard of 4th Street series. $5.

LP2253. Hawke, Simon. The Wizard of Lovecraft's Cafe. Warner Questar, 1993. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with slight edgewear, otherwise nice and square. Part of the Wizard of 4th Street series. $5.

LP2254. Hawke, Simon. The Wizard of Rue Morgue. Warner Questar, 1990. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, new and unread. Part of the Wizard of 4th Street series. $5.

LP2424. Heinlein, Robert A. Double Star. Signet, 1964. Paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with general cover wear and page yellowing. Hugo Winner for Best Novel. Recommended. $3.

LP2425. Heinlein, Robert A. The Green Hills of Earth. Signet, 1951 (stated; probably sometime in the 1960s). Paperback reprint, a Very Good+ copy with faint transfer patterning from another book at top of front cover, touches of general wear, and foxing to inside covers. Short story collection, including the title story and "The Long Watch," for which there's not a dry eye in the house. Highly recommended. $3.

LP2107. Herbert, Frank. The Worlds of Frank Herbert. Ace, 1971. First edition paperback original thus (adding one story not in the UK PBO) with no statement of printing on copyright page and 75 on the cover, as per Currey, a VG+ copy with stamp at heel, wear along extremities and at tips, and a pinhead sized indention/scrape to front cover. Short story collection. $5.

LP1826. Hinz, Christopher. The Paratwa. Tor, 1995. First paperback edition, a VG+ copy with one spine crease and foxing to inner covers. Concluding volume to The Paratwa Trilogy, an excellent action/adventure SF series about pairs of genetically engineered, telepathically-linked assassins, and the hardest volume to find. Highly recommended. $8.

LP823. Hitchcock, Alfred, editor. Alfred Hitchcock's 14 Suspense Stories to Play Russian Roulette By. Dell, 1964. A paperback reprint, but the first printing of this edition, Dell 3632, at a cover price of 50, a NF copy with some edgewear and a slight non-breaking crease along the spine on the front cover. An anthology of great suspense stories, including James M. Cain, Ambrose Bierce ("An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"), Margery Sharp, Ralph Milne Farley, Phyllis Bottome, Hanson Baldwin, C. B. Gilford, A. D. Divine, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Captain William Outerson, Frank R. Stockton ("The Lady or the Tiger"), Albert Payson Terhune, Ralph Straus, and Stephen Vincet Benet. Hitchcock had a good eye for short stories, and I suspect these are all well worth reading. $3.

Alfred Hitchcock Presents Anthology Series All of these Dell paperback reprints of Alfred Hitchcock presents anthologies, which, despite reportedly being ghosted by other editors, are generally regarded as pretty good mystery/suspense/horror stories. All these are are Very Good-Near Fine and all are $3 each, so I'm just going to list the titles to save time.

LP2426. Dates With Death. $3.
LP2427. Death Bag. $3.
LP2429. Having a Wonderful Crime. $3.
LP2430. Murders on the Half-Skull. $3.
LP2432. Skeleton Crew (Bixby's "It's a Good Life," plus Dahl and Hodgson) $3.

LP2433. Household, Geoffrey. The Courtesy of Death. Bantam, 1968. Paperback reprint, Very Good- with considerable creasing, edgewear, and sticker remnant to front cover. Thriller about a cult who are allowed to kill as long as they apologize to their victim in advance... $3.

LP2434. Household, Geoffrey. Rogue Male. Pyramid, 1963. Paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with general wear, an abstract 3/4" by 3/4" blue ink doodle on bottom front cover, previous owner name on blurb page. One of the greatest thriller novels of all time, about a man going to ground (literally) in rural England after his attempted assassination of a European dictator. Highly recommended. $3.

LP2435. Household, Geoffrey. A Time to Kill. Pyramid, 1964. Paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with two small sticker discolorations to front cover and general wear. "Two men against a vicious spy ring." $3.

LP1220. Howard, Robert E. Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors. Baen, 1989. Paperback reprint, a VG copy with wear and wrinkling along spine, moderate creases to front cover, stamp on blurb page, and general wear (though it's still, strangely enough, a tight, square copy). Solid reading copy of this collection of all Howard's Cthulhu mythos stories. $5.

LP2255. Howard, Russ T. Spelljammer: The Cloakmaster Cycle 6: The Ultimate Helm. TSR, 1993. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine- copy with several invisible spine creases; looks like it's been read carefully once. Far and away the hardest to find of this series. $10.

LP2003. Howard, Russ T. Spelljammer: The Cloakmaster Cycle: The Ultimate Helm. TSR, 1993. First edition paperback original, a Good+ only copy with a 3/4" x 1/2" out of rear cover, not affecting any text. Last and hardest to find book in this series. $5.

LP1828. Huff, Tanya. Ravenloft: Scholar of Decay. TSR, 1995. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with just the tiniest bit of edgewear, otherwise new and unread. One of the less common Ravenloft books. $5.

LP2004. Hughart. Barry. Bridge of Birds. Del Rey, 1985 (stated; probably in the last few years). Paperback reprint, a Fine copy, new and unread. One of the great fantasy novels of the 20th century, very funny, and a book that just keeps selling and selling for me (when I'm not giving them away to friends. Highly recommended. $7.

LP2257. Hughart, Barry. Eight Skilled Gentlemen. Corgi, 1991. First British edition, mass market paperback, a Fine copy, new and unread. Third (and sadly last) Master Li and Number Ten Ox book. $7.

LP966. Hughart, Barry. Eight Skilled Gentlemen. Bantam Spectra, 1992. First (and only) mass market paperback edition, NF with one spine crease and a small, faint gray line at head. The third (and, alas, last) book in the wonderful Master Li & Number 10 Ox series of fantasies set in "an ancient China that never was." An amazing, funny, wonderful book, and harder to find than the first two. Highly recommended. $15.

LP2258. Jensen, Jane. Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers. Roc, 1997. Paperback reprint, a Fine copy, new and unread. Based on a popular video game, and written by the creator of same. $5.

LP1580. Jensen. Jane. Gabriel Knight: The Beast Within. Roc, 1998. First edition paperback original, a VG copy with spine creasing and lean. Second novel based on the Gabriel Knight video game series, and by far the hardest to find. $20.

LP273. Jeter, K.W. Dark Seeker. Tor, 1987. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, Horror novel, VG with spine creases, cover wear, and bookstore stamp on heel. $4.

LP2259. Jeter, K.W. The Glass Hammer. Signet, 1987. First mass market paperback edition, preceded by the trade paperback original, a Fear Fine- copy with thin crease along front spine join, wrinkle on bottom of spine, small bend to bottom rear cover, slight foxing, and modest edgewear. Perhaps the most structurally ambitious science fiction novel ever published, and one of the best Cyberpunk novels by someone who wasn't in Mirrorshades. Highly recommended. $5.

LP2437. Jeter, K. W. Mantis. Tor, 1987. First edition paperback original (PBO), a near Fine copy with a few traces of wear. Inscribed by Jeter: "For Shirley-/Best,/K. W. Jeter." One of Jeter's well-regarded horror novels. $7.

LP2260. Jeter, K. W. Mantis. Tor, 1987. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine creasing, lean, and a stamp at heel. Horror novel. $3.

LP590. Jeter, K. W. The Night Man. Onyx/NAL, 1990. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF-, with stamp to heel, all but invisible spine creases, and a trace of wear. Horror novel. Signed by Jeter. $10.

LP278. Jeter, K.W. Seeklight. Laser, 1975. Paperback original (PBO) first edition NF- with spine lean, faint spine creasing, interior stamps, faint head stamp, and slight soiling to page edges. Jeter's first (published) novel. $7.

LP279. Jeter, K.W. Soul Eater. Tor, 1983. Paperback original (PBO) but a second printing, VG+ with spine creasing, heel stamp, and general wear. Jeter's first horror novel, and a very dark one it is. Recommended. $4.

LP2261. Jones, Diana Wynne. Archer's Goon. Ace, 1987. First Ace edition, a paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with crease across front cover, spine wrinkling, and general wear. Fantasy novel. $3.

LP2262. Jones, Diana Wynne. Fire and Hemlock. Berkley, 1986. Paperback reprint, a Very Good+ copy with spine creasing and a stamp at heel. Fantasy novel. $3.

LP968. Kessel, John/Barry B. Longyear. Another Orphan/Enemy Mine. Tor, 1989. First edition paperback original, part of the Tor Double line, a NF- copy with small remainder hole punch out of the Longyear side, the top corner of which is also slightly creased, otherwise nice. Perhaps the best work of each (very different) author. Recommended. $3.

LP1713. King, Stephen (as Richard Bachman). The Long Walk. Signet, 1979. Third printing of the paperback original, a NF- copy with slight spine lean, slight spine creasing, top front corner faintly creased, and a 1/16" stray pencil mark at head, otherwise a nice bright copy. My favorite of the Bachman books, a tremendously powerful work that happens to be a near-future, alternate-history dystopia, and I would actually rank it among King's best books. Reprinted a zillion times, but copies with only the Bachman name alone aren't overly common. $15.

LP2438. Knight, Damon. The Best of Damon Knight. Pocket, 1976. First paperback edition (the SFBC hardback precedes), a Near Fine- copy with stamp at heel, slight spine crease, and age darkening to pages. "Not With A Bang," "To Serve Man," etc. $3.

LP2439. Knight, Damon. Hell's Pavement. Avon, 1980. Paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with spine creasing, wear and fade. $3.

LP1668. Koontz, Dean R. Beastchild. Lancer, 1970. First edition paperback original, a Near Fine copy with one faint spine crease, the usual age darkening to pages and, ironically, one splotch on page 5 that hasn't darkened, and this stands out. A pretty uncommon Koontz PBO. $20.

LP284. Koontz, Dean R. A Werewolf Among Us. Ballantine, 1973. Paperback original (PBO) first edition NF- with head stamp, some slight spine creasing and tiny chipping (possibly from a sticker removal) to upper front cover. $15.

LP2440. Kornbluth, Cyril, and Judith Merril, as Cyril Judd. Gunner Cade (and Takeoff). Tor, 1983. Paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with spine crease, stamp and black line at heel, sticker on rear, general wear. SF action adventure novel from the 1950s. $3.

LP2263. Kurtz, Katherine. Lammas Night. Ballantine Books, 1983. Paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with spine creasing and lean, and a tiny spot at heel. Druids vs. Nazi magic. $8.

LP2058. Kurtz, Katherine. Lammas Night. paperback reprint, Near Fine+ with small crease at bottom front corner and slight edgewear. English Druids vs. Nazis. Harder to find than most of her work. $10.

LP2550. Kuttner, Henry. Robots Have No Tails Lancer, 1973. Paperback reprint, a Poor copy with the page blocks failing out, held together with two rubber bands, but otherwise intact. All Kuttner's Gallagher stories, in which an inventor creates robots while blind stinking drunk, and then can't remember what he made them for. Only reason I'm bothering to sell it is that these are GREAT, HILARIOUS stories and this hasn't been reprinted nearly often enough. Reading copy only. Highly recommended. $3.

LP827. Lafferty, R. A. Apocalypses. Pinnacle, 1977. First edition paperback original (PBO), never reprinted, VG+ with one spine crease, slight wear at the top of the front cover, spots of rubbing to rear cover, and age darkening to page edges. Contains two long novella, "Where have You been, Sandaliotis?" and "The Three Armageddons of Enniscorthy Sweeney." I haven't read this, but its hard to believe any Lafferty book would be devoid of some measure of his bizarre and singular genius. $6.

LP1146. Lafferty, R. A. Apocalypses. Pinnacle, 1977. First edition Paperback Original (PBO), a VG- copy with considerable spine creasing, very tip of bottom rear cover corner missing, and general wear. Contains two long novellas, "Where have You been, Sandaliotis?" and "The Three Armageddons of Enniscorthy Sweeney." Reading copy of a somewhat uncommon Lafferty PBO. $4.

LP2441. Lafferty, R. A. Past Master. Ace, 1968 (stated; actually sometime in the 1970s). Paperback reprint, a very Good+ copy with spine creasing. Considered by some (Gardner Dozois, for example) to be Lafferty's best novel. $3.

LP287. Lansdale, Joe R. Batman: Captured by the Engines. Warner Books, 1991. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F- with trace of edgewear. Oddly difficult to find these days. $25.

LP1829. Lansdale, Joe R. The Drive In 2 (Not Just One of Them Sequels). Bantam, 1989. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine+ copy with stamp to heel and a touch of edgewear, otherwise apparently new and unread. Signed by Lansdale. $9.

LP290. Lansdale, Joe R. (as Jack Buchanen) MIA Hunter #3: Hanoi Deathgrip. Jove, 1985 Paperback original (PBO) first edition\ NF, with slight spine creasing, very slight spine lean, interior signature, two small purple stars (looks like some sort of bookseller mark) on head and a tiny "6" in what looks like pencil on heel. Better than it sounds, and better than you usually find it. Signed by Lansdale, as both Lansdale and Buchanen. (Note: Lansdale only wrote numbers 3, 4, and 7 in this series. Booksellers who list any of the others under his name haven't done their homework.) $15.

LP291. Lansdale, Joe R. (as Jack Buchanen). MIA Hunter #4: Mountain Massacre. Jove, 1985. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF, with multiple spine creasing and spine lean. Signed by Lansdale, as both Lansdale and Buchanen. $10.

LP2442. Laumer, Keith. The Best of Keith Laumer. Pocket Books, 1976. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good- copy with spine creasing, 1" tears along top and bottom rear cover join, stamp at heel. $3.

LP2443. (Laumer, Keith) Tory Denning. The Omega Rebellion: Combat Command in the World of Keith Laumer's Star Colony. Ace, 1987. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with creasing along front spine join, and small bump at head. Sort of a pick-your-own-path strategic adventure novel. $3.

LP828. Lee, Tanith. Anackire. DAW, 1983. First edition paperback original (PBO), F- with faint edgewear and an invisible spine crease. Fantasy novel set in Vis. A nice copy. $5.

LP1493. Lee, Tanith. Day By Night. DAW, 1980. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with touches of edgewear and slight foxing to inner cover edges, otherwise apparently new and unread. $5.

LP2364. Lee, Tanith. Electric Forest. DAW, 1979. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with sticker pull affecting part of the "EE" in LEE on the front cover, written letter "B" at head, and a trace of edgewear, otherwise nice. Science fiction novel. Nice Don Maitz cover. $3.

LP2444. Lee, Tanith. Night's Master. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine crease, top front corner crease, and rubbing to front and back covers. $3.

LP1223. Lee, Tanith. Sung in Shadow. DAW, 1983. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with exceptionally slight spine fading (really only noticeable when you look at it next to another "red letters on yellow background" DAW book spine) and just a bare trace of edgewear, otherwise new and unread, still with SFBC insert. A very collectable copy of this alternate Italian Renaissance fantasy. $5.

LP2264. Lee, Tanith. Sung in Shadow. DAW, 1983. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a trace of edgewear and a long, straight, thin line at the edge of the back cover that looks like a printer line. Set in an alternate renaissance Italy. Looks like Romeo and Juliet with witchcraft... $5.

LP2445. Leiber, Fritz. The Big Time. Ace, 1961 (stated; actually 1973). Paperback reprint, a Near Fine copy with one spine crease and touches of wear, otherwise tight and square. Part of his Spiders vs. Snakes Timewars series. Hugo Winner for best novel. $3.

LP1224. Leiber, Fritz. Gather, Darkness! Ballantine Books, 1975. Paperback reprint, a VG+ copy with creasing along spine join, rubbing at head and heel, and light general wear. $3.

LP1225. Leiber, Fritz. Night Monsters/The Green Millennium. Ace, 1969. First edition paperback original (60? and 30300 on cover, as per Currey) of the Ace double, a VG- copy with spine peeling on Night Monster's portion, spine creasing, slight dampstaining to edges, and slight cover loss around edges, otherwise intact. Reading copy. $3.

LP781. Leiber, Fritz. A Pail of Air. Ballantine Books, 1964. First edition paperback original (PBO), VG+, with spine and corner creasing. Short story collection. $5.

LP2541. Leiber, Fritz. The Wanderer. Ballantine Books, 1964. First edition paperback original, a Very Good copy with creasing and wear along spine, a long crease along top front corner, and general wear. Hugo Winner for best novel. $5.

LP297. Leinster, Murray. The Hot Spot (Land of the Giants #2). Pyramid, 1969. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG, with rubbing, nicks, a half-inch chip from top rear cover, and first few page edges crumbling. Never knew he did media-tie-in work before I stumbled across this. Man had to eat, I guess. $5.

LP2446. Leinster, Murray. The Other Side of Nowhere. Berkley Medallion, 1964. First edition paperback original (PBO), as per Currey, a Very Good- copy with creasing and wear along spine, magic marker "B" at head, and general wear. $3.

LP2447. Leinster, Murray. The Wailing Asteroid. Avon, 1966. Paperback reprint, Very Good- spine creasing, wear, slight waviness and a bit of dampstaining to bottom inch near pageblock edge. $1.

LP298. Leinster, Murray. Operation Outer Space. Signet, 1957. Reprint, NF-, with shallow chipping, red line on heel, some age staining, and pages yellowed. An oldy moldy with bubble-helmeted space suits and a Hugo-shaped space ship on the cover. $3.

LP2265. Linaweaver, Brad and Dafydd ab hugh. Doom: Infernal Sky. Pocket Books, 1996. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a trace of edgewear. You know, I've got to take my hat off to these guys. They got 240 pages out of a game whose literal plot would be "He ran. He shot the monster. He ran. He shot the monster. He picked up more ammo. He shot the monster. He picked up a bigger gun. He shot a bigger monster." Etc. These used to fetch stupid money on eBay, but then they reprinted them. Still seems pricey, and I think this is the nicest copy online... $20.

LP1451. Littell, Jonathan. Bad Voltage. Signet, 1989. First edition paperback original (PBO), an unread, Near Fine+ copy with thin (1/16th") line of abrasion at head, and a narrower one at heel, faint front spine join creasing. and a few other tiny touches of wear. Still a nice copy. This first novel was a third-wave cyberpunk knockoff that Bruce Sterling said he liked better than Williams' Hardwired, but then it sank without a trace. However, since then. Littell moved to France and wrote a novel about the Holocaust, Les Bienveillantes (The Kindly Ones) which became a bestseller and won the prestigious Prix Goncourt award, among others. So now this thing is both hard-to-find and valuable, and this nicer-than-usual copy is now priced accordingly. $10.

LP2448. Long, Frank Belknap. Survival World. Magnum/Prestige Books, 1971. Paperback reprint, Near Fine copy with spine creasing. $1.

LP829. Lumley, Brian. Psychosphere. Tor, 1992. First U.S. edition, paperback original, Fine- with a trace of wear and an almost invisible crease. Despite that, it doesn't actually seem to have been read. Second in the Psychomech series. $2.

LP971. MacDonald, John D. Wine of the Dreamers. Fawcett Gold Medal, 1951 (stated; actually 1968). Paperback reprint, VG with spine creasing and wear, 3/16" sticker pull on top front cover, slight creasing along front join, and a touch of edgewear. Early SF novel by the writer famous for the Travis McGee mysteries.

LP301. Malzberg, Barry. Galaxies. Pyramid, 1975. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F-, with edgewear to head. His celebrated recursive SF novel, biting and quite funny in places, just plain self-indulgent in others. SF 100 list. $5.

LP602. Martin, George R. R., editor (Theodore Sturgeon, Lisa Tuttle, Spider Robinson, Thomas F. Monteleone, Guy Snyder, Jesse Miller). New Voices II. Jove, 1979. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG, with spine darkening, general creasing, blue ballpoint addition columns (seeming to total up pages and/or words) at the end of most stories, and "HODGKINSON" stamped on the first page. An anthology of John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best New Writer nominees. Introduction by Theodore Sturgeon. Inscribed by Martin: "To Debbie/All best!/George R. R. Martin/Othercon III, 9/29/79." Debbie Hodgkinson is a moderately well known Austin and New Orleans fan who was living with George Alec Effinger at the time, making this of some small associational value. $5.

LP603. Martin, George R. R., editor (Isaac Asimov, John Varley, Suzy McKee Charnes, Alan Brennert, Brenda Pearce, Felix C. Gotschalk, P. J. Plauger). New Voices III: The Campbell Award Nominees. Berkley, 1980. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG+, with spine darkening and creasing, and "Hodgkinson" written in blue ink on the first page. An anthology of John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best New Writer nominees. Introduction by Isaac Asimov. Inscribed by Martin: "To Debbie/All best!/George R. R. Martin/Aggiecon 3/28/80." Debbie Hodgkinson is a moderately well known Austin and New Orleans fan who was living with George Alec Effinger at the time, making this of some small associational value. $5.

LP604. Martin, George R. R., editor (A. E. Van Vogt, John Varley, Tom Reamy, Joan D. Vinge, M. A. Foster, Arsen Darney, Algis Budrys). New Voices 4: The John W. Campbell Award Nominees. Berkley, 1981. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG, with spine and cover creasing. Includes an introduction by A. E. van Vogt, and a memorial of Tom Reamy by Algis Budrys. An anthology of John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best New Writer nominees. $2.95.

LP2005. Martin, George R. R., editor. Wild Cards Volume XI: Dealer's Choice. Bantam, 1992. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a trace of wear at tips, otherwise apparently new and unread. The latter Bantam Wild Card novels are hard to find, especially in collectable condition like this. $25.

LP2006. Martin, George R. R., editor. Wild Cards New Cycle Book I: Card Sharks. Baen, 1993. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, new and unread. First in the new Baen Wild Cards, which are also not particularly easy to find. $15.

LP2266. Martin, George R. R., editor. Wild Cards: Marked Cards. Baen, 1994. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine creasing and lean. The Baen Wild Cards books seemed to have much smaller runs than the earlier Bantam volumes. $20.

LP2449. Matheson, Richard. The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok. Jove, 1996. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine creasing and lean. A Matheson western on published as a PBO, and less common than most of his other books. $5.

LP302. Matheson, Richard. Shock!. Dell, 1961. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, llight edgewear, otherwise Fine-. Story collection. $7.

LP304. Matheson, Richard. The Shores of Space. Bantam, 1969. Paperback second printing, VG+, with spine creases, bottom spine starting to peel, sticker ghost to front cover, and lines at head and heel. Story collection. Acceptable reading copy of a collection that hasn't been reprinted in a loooong time. $3.

LP305. McAuley, Paul J. Of the Fall (aka Secret Harmonies). Del Rey, 1989. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG, with one spine crease, age darkening of interior wraps, and (alas) a chunk of the cover pulled away leaving a 1" white wound across the UPC code on the back. Reprinted in UK hardback as Secret Harmonies. $3.

LP2267. McCrumb, Sharyn. Bimbos of the Death Sun. TSR, 1987. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with spine creasing and wear. Murder mystery at a science fiction convention. Edgar Award winner for best paperback original mystery. $5.

LP2108. McDonald, Ian. Empire Dreams. Bantam Spectra, 1988. First edition paperback original, a Near Fine+ copy with edgewear at head, otherwise tight and square. His first short story collection, including the short version of "King of Morning, Queen of Day" and "Unfinished Portrait of the King of Pain, by van Vogh." Recommended. Signed by McDonald. $7.

LP308. McDonald, Ian. Out on Blue Six. Bantam Spectra Special Editions, 1989. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, Fine. Signed by McDonald. $5.

LPIM914. McDonald, Ian. Sacrifice of Fools. Vista, 1997. First paperback edition (preceded by the Gollancz hardback), a NF- copy with three pin-head sized sticker abrasions to top front cover and slight spine creasing. Signed by McDonald. Affordable copy of a book that's never had an American edition. $7.00.

LP310. Melville, Herman. The Confidence Man. Airmont, 1966. Paperback reprint, F-, with red line on heel. Horror 100 List. One of Melville's less reprinted works. $2.

LP974. Merril, Judith (Alfred Bester, William Tenn, Fritz Leiber, Richard Matheson, Charles Beaumont, Bernard Malamud, Frederic Brown, Cordwainer Smith, Hal Clement, Jules Feiffer). 9th Annual Edition Year's Best S-F. Dell, 1965. First paperback edition, VG with the usual yellowing of pages, wear along bottom 1/8" of cover, slight wear along spine, and general edgewear. It's not often you see Bernard Malamud and Jules Feiffer in an SF collection. $3.

LP2475. Merz, Jon F. The Destructor. Pinnacle, 2003. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with just the barest trace of edgewear. Lawson novel, about a vampire who hunts other vampires to keep them in line. $7.

LP312. Monteleone, Thomas F. Seeds of Change. Laser Books, 1975. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F-, with two minor creases on cover, some spine fading, and lines on head and heel. Freas cover. "Limited Collector's Edition." (Actually as common as dirt.) Looks unread. $3.

LP2109. Moon, Elizabeth. Lunar Activity. Baen, 1990. First edition paperback original, a VG+ copy with spine creasing and lean, crease along top front cover, and general wear. Short story collection. $5.

LP2110. Moon, Elizabeth. Phases. Baen, 1997. First edition paperback original, a Fine- copy with one page (9/10) formerly dog-eared, otherwise apparently new and unread. Inscribed by Moon: "For Lauren/Best wishes/Elizabeth Moon." Short story collection. $10.

LP1581 Moorcock, Michael (as Edward P. Bradbury). Blades of Mars. Lancer, 1966. First U.S. edition, paperback original, a Near Fine- copy, with spine wrinkles, some edgewear, drop of water staining to purple page edges. Signed by Moorcock. $15.

LP2450. Moore, C. L. Doomsday Morning. Avon, 1968. Paperback reprint, a Very Good+ copy with spine creasing and a bit of rubbing, otherwise square. An actor ends up being a pivotal part of a future American revolution against tyranny, including a race against time to stop a doomsday weapon. Not as good as her best short stories, but still a solid novel. Recommended. $5.

LP2451. Moore, C. L. Judgment Night. Paperback Library, 1965. First paperback edition, a Very Good+ copy with spine creasing and lean. $5.

LP2452. Moore, C. L. Northwest Smith. Ace, 1986. Paperback reprint, a Very Good- copy with with spine creasing, lean, waviness, etc. Well read but intact. The Northwest Smith stories are early SF adventure and great fun. "Shambleau," "Scarlet Dream," etc. Highly recommended. $3.

LP1582. Moran, Daniel Keys. The Armageddon Blues. Bantam Spectra, 1983. First edition paperback original, a Near Fine- copy with one spine crease and a bit of lean. His first novel. $10.

LP782. Moran, Daniel Keys. Emerald Eyes. Bantam Spectra, 1988. First edition paperback original (PBO), NF- with one spine crease, slight lean, and wear and faint stamps at head and heel. Part of the Tales of the Continuing Time series, and one of the more desirable PBOs of the 1980s. $10.

LP2268. Moran, Daniel Keys. The Long Run. First edition paperback original (PBO), a near Fine- copy with stamp at heel, slight spine creasing, and usual inside cover foxing, otherwise a nice square copy. A tale of the Continuing Time. Back in the pre-WWW days, there was a Usenet-voted list on the Top 100 SF/F novels of all time, and in addition to the usual suspects (Dune, The Lord of the Rings, etc.), this was something like number three on that list. $7.

LP784. Moran, Daniel Keys. The Last Dancer. Bantam Spectra, 1989. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with just a trace of wear to the spine heel corners, and much better condition than this nearly 600 page book is usually found in. Part of the Tales of the Continuing Time series. $15.

LP606. Moran, Daniel Keys. The Last Dancer. Bantam Spectra, 1983. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG+ with one major and several nearly invisible spine creases (common on this 600 page book) and some wear at heel. Part of the Tales of the Continuing Time series. Moran's PBOs have become very collectable over the past few years. $7.95.

LP2453. Mundy, Talbot. Tros of Samothrace: Liafail. Avon, 1967. First Avon printing, a Very Good copy with spine creasing and a bit of rubbing. Acclaimed adventure set in Roman times. Hey, Mundy actually dedictaed this to Rose Wilder Lane. $3.

LP314. Murphy, Pat. Points of Departure. Bantam, 1990. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F- with lines to head and heel. A Spectra Special Edition. Short story collection, including the Nebula Award-winning "Rachel in Love." Philip K. Dick award winner. Looks unread. $6.

LP315. Murphy, Pat. The Shadow Hunter. Popular Library, 1982. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF-, with bump/edgewear to top front cover, spine crease, small stain to foreedge and general wear. Still, a nice, tight copy of Murphy's first book. Signed by Murphy. $20.

LP1229. Murphy, Pat. The Shadow Hunter. Headline, 1988. First UK edition, a Fine copy, new and unread. Her first novel. $5.

LP2454. Murphy, Pat. The Shadow Hunter. Popular Library, 1982. First edition paperback original (PBO), Very Good- with spine creasing and rubbed covers. $3.

LP316. Nagata, Linda. Deception Well. Bantam Spectra, 1997. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF+ with one spine crease. First in a series that continues with Vast. $5.

LP972. Nagata, Linda. Deception Well. Bantam Spectra, 1997. First edition paperback original (PBO), Fine- with just the beginning of a crease on spine, otherwise tight and square. Far future SF. $5.

LP973. Nagata, Linda. Tech-Heaven. Bantam Spectra, 1995. First edition paperback original (PBO), Fine copy save for foxing to inside covers, otherwise immaculate. Nagata's second novel. $6.

LP607. Nagata, Linda. Vast. Bantam Spectra, 1998. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, F, new and unread. A mind-boggling, century-spanning work of interstellar SF where ancient, automated, alien killing machines rove between the stars. Imagine a nastier, sub-light, postcyberpunk version of Larry Niven's "Known Space " series (c.f. "Relic of Empire"), and that might give you some idea what this one is like. Highly Recommended. $5.

LP608. Nasir, Jamil. Tower of Dreams. Bantam Spectra, 1999. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, F- with the barest trace of edgewear. The story of an "image-digger" mining the collective unconsciousness of the middle east for western advertising campaigns, only to be haunted by the image of a beautiful woman in a cataclysmic cityscape. $4.95.

LP1230. Niven, Larry. Inconstant Moon. Gollancz, 1976. Paperback reprint, a VG copy with slight splotching along spine, otherwise fairly square. Nice reading copy of this early Niven collection. $3.

LP2111. Nolan, William F. Logan's World. Bantam, 1977. First edition paperback original (no additional printings listed), a Near Fine copy with phantom creasing to front cover, and a few touches of general wear, but tight and square. Sequel to Logan's Run. $10.

LP2367. Nolan, William F. Logan's Search. Bantam, 1980. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with a stamp at head, a much smaller one at heel, and a small bump at front heel join, otherwise a nice, square copy. Third book in the Logan trilogy, and quite hard to find these days. $20.

LP609. Norton, Andre. High Sorcery. Ace, 1970. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF+ with some moderate creasing along spine/cover join. Short story collection. $4.95.

LP2455. Norton, Andre. Horn Crown. DAW, 1981. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with a small front top corner crease, otherwise nice and square. $3.

LP2456. Norton, Andre. Huon of the Horn. Ace, 1961. Paperback reprint, a Near Fine copy with a small sticker ghost on front cover and ownership sticker inside the front cover. "A later part of the Charlemagne saga." $2.

LP2457. Norton, Andre. The Last Planet. Ace, 1953. Paperback reprint (originally published as Star Rangers), a Very Good copy with top of front cover and first few pages slightly chewed, sticker pull to rear, general wear. $2.

LP1147. Norton, Andre. Three Against the Witch World. Ace, 1965. First edition Paperback Original (PBO) as per Currey (40? and F-332 on cover), a VG copy with one spine crease, spine lean, usual page yellow, and large but neat previous owners signature on inside front cover. $3.

LP1494. Powers, Tim. Dinner at Deviant's Palace. Ace, 1985. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with very faint spine creasing and spots of edgewear, and foxing to inner covers (including a non-foxed square where something was obviously laid at one time), otherwise a nice square copy. Philip K. Dick Award winner. $5.

LP2269. Powers, Tim. Dinner at Deviants Palace. Ace, 1985. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with slight spine creasing, edgwear, and slight foxing. Weird science fiction post-apocalypse novel. Winner of the Philip K. Dick Award for best paperback original. $4.

LP321. Powers, Tim. The Skies Discrowned. Laser, 1976. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG with spine creasing, blue stain to head, and general wear. $10.

LP322. Powers, Tim. Epitaph in Rust. Laser, 1976. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF with faint spine crease and phantom crease to front cover. $19.

LP324. Rauch, Earl Mac. Buckaroo Banzai. Pocket, 1984. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG with spine creases, bit of rubbing top rear cover. Novelization of the cult movie, hard to find due to being eagerly snapped up by the clutists because no matter where you go, there they are... $10.

LP2458. Resnick, Mike. Lucifer Jones. Warner Books, 1992. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with spine creasing, a stamp on inside cover and a smaller one at heel. 21 stories featuring the title character, an adventurous rogue. $3.

LP2270. Resnick, Mike. Walpurgis III. Warner Questar, 1982. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with spine creasing, moderate lean, and slight general wear. The back cover promises Satan incarnate on another planet... $5.

LP325. Reynolds, Ted. The Tides of God. Ace, 1989. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F- with barest trace of edgewear. One of the last in the resurrected Ace Specials line. $5.

LP2459. Roberts, Keith. Pavane. Berkley, 1976. Paperback reprint, a Near Fine copy with a tiny bit of creasing along the spine join and a few pinpricks of wear. Acclaimed alternate history novel of the world where the reformation failed an England remains under the control of a technology-repressing Catholic Church. Pringle SF 100 List 58. $3.

LP2368. Robinson, Spider. Antimony. Dell, 1980. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good copy with several small abrasions to to rear cover, a small wrinkle near the top of the spine, small split starting at bottom front cover, and general edgewear. Short story collection. This was evidently the last book published in the Dell SF line and it was not well-distributed, making it a notoriously difficult PBO. As of this writing, there are no other first editions listed on Bookfinder. $35.

LP2271. (Roswell) Cox, Greg. Roswell: Loose Ends. Pocket Books, 2001.First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy. Based on the short-lived TV show. Another book you used to get stupid money for on eBay. $10.

LP2272. (Roswell) Mertz, Melinda. Roswell High 2: The Wild One. Archway, 1998. First edition paperback original (PBO) (precedes the Pocket Pulse edition by a year), a Fine copy, new and unread. Based on the same show, but a slightly different book series from the above (maybe aimed at the YA market). Not seeing any copies of the Archway edition online. $10.

LP612. Rucker, Rudy. The Sex Sphere. Ace, 1983. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF with a crease to one corner, one page (61/62) folded, and some slight edgewear, otherwise tight and clean. A very attractive copy of an exceptionally difficult PBO. $27.

LP327. Rucker, Rudy. Software. Avon, 1987. Paperback reprint, Fine. First in the robots series. $3.

LP328. Rucker, Rudy Spacetime Donuts . Ace, 1981. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF, with slight edgewear and small stamp (the repeated number "10") to head. $25.

LP830. Rucker, Rudy. White Light. First edition paperback original (PBO), NF+ with small a repeated "W" and number "1" at head and heel and some faint wear at head, otherwise uncreased and unread. One of Rucker's rarest PBOs. $10.

LP1231 Rucker, Rudy. White Light. Ace, 1980. Second printing of the paperback original first edition, a Near Fine copy with a remainder hole punched out of the front cover, otherwise new and unread. $6.

LP330. Ryman, Geoff. The Unconquered Country. Bantam, 1987. Paperback, 1st U.S. edition, F-, with trace of edgewear and usual foxing of inside covers. Powerful, bleak recasting of the communist holocaust in Cambodia in fantasy terms. Recommended. $5.

LP615. Schochet, Victoria, and Silbersack, John (Howard Waldrop, John Kessel, Orson Scott Card, Elizabeth A. Lynn, Karl Hansen, Janet E. Morris, Ronald Anthony Cross, David Andreissen) The Berkley Showcase - Volume 1. Berkley, 1980. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, Near Fine- with a spine crease and some light rubbing. Original science fiction anthology. The Waldrop story, "Billy Big Eyes," has never been reprinted. $5.

LP2460. Schochet, Victoria, and John Silbersack, editors (Howard Waldrop, Orson Scott Card, John Kessel, etc.) The Berkley Showcase: Volume 1: New Writings in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Berkley, 1980. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good- copy with a 1/2" x 1/4" chip from top rear cover, creasing and wear. Original anthology, including "Billy Big-Eyes," a never reprinted Howard Waldrop novella. $3.

LP1452. Schow, David J. Lost Angels. Onyx, 1990. First edition paperback original (PBO), a near fine+ copy with a very faint crease to spine, otherwise apparently new and unread. His second collection of short stories. $9.

LP2273. Schow, David J. (as Stephen Grave). Miami Vice 1: The Florida Burn. Avon, 1985. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine- copy with spine creasing and small rear bottom corner crease, otherwise nice and square. Based on the TV show. $5.

LP334. Schow, David J. (as Stephen Grave). Miami Vice #2: The Vengeance Game. Avon, 1985. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F-, with gray lines at head and heel. $5.

LP1452. Searles, Baird, Beth Meachem and Michael Franklin. A Reader's Guide to Fantasy. Avon, 1982. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, new and unread. Non-fiction guide to fantasy, covering numerous authors and providing various reading lists. $5.

LP2009. Shea, Michael. The A'rak. Baen, 2000. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a trace of edgewear, otherwise new and unread. A Nifft novel featuring a nasty giant spider god and its equally nasty brood. Man, this has really gotten hard to find as of late. $10.

LP2008. Shea, Michael. Nifft the Lean. DAW, 1982. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with faint repeating stamped number at head, small corner creases to bottom front and rear, and a few touches of edgewear. Brilliant, stylish dark fantasy, including the World Fantasy Award-winning "Pearls of the Vampire Queen" and the awesome "The Fishing of the Demon-Sea." Highly recommended. $6.

LP2461. Sheckley, Robert. Citizen in Space. Ballantine Books, 1968. Paperback reprint, a Very Good- with black marker writer on insides of both front and back cover that bleeds through to the covers, along with spine creasing, stamps and wear. Collection of SF stories. $2.

LP2462. Sheckley, Robert. Mindswap. Dell, 1967. First paperback edition, a near Fine copy with a bit of wear. Well-regarded mind-swapping novel, which I remember being highly amused by some 35 years ago... $3.

LP2464. Sheckley, Robert. Store of Infinity. Bantam, 1970. Paperback reprint, a Very Good+ copy with some patterning to black covers, age darkening to pages, and foxing. Short story collection. $3.

LP2275. Shelley, Rick. Jump Pay. Ace, 1995. Paperback reprint, a Fine- with a trace of edgewear, otherwise new and unread. Lucky 13th military SF novel. $5.

LP2276. Shelley, Rick. Side Show. Ace, 1994. Paperback reprint, Near Fine- with hole punched out of cover and foxing to inside covers, otherwise new and unread. Lucky 13th military SF novel. $3.

LP2277. Shelley, Rick. Until Relieved. Ace, 1994. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- with traces of wear at head and heel and foxing to inside front covers. Lucky 13th military SF novel. $5.

LP619. Shepard, Lucius. Green Eyes. Ace, 1984. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF with a stamp at heel, a fairly subtle spine crease and a trace of wear at head and heel, otherwise tight. The second book in the resurrected Ace Specials line. Signed by Shepard.$10

LP2278. Shirley, John. Kamus of Kadizhar: The Black Hole of Carcosa. St. Martin's, 1988. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good- copy with remainder hole out of the front cover, clear tape on bottom spine, barcode remnant on rear cover, and bookstore stamp inside front cover; other than that (!) it doesn't appear to have been read. Based on characters by Michael Reeve. $3.

LP785. Shirley, John. Cellars. Avon, 1982. First edition paperback original (PBO), NF- with book titled faded from red to orange, some wear along spine, and a line and a repeated "9" at head. Save those flaws, this is actually a tight, attractive copy of a book usually found beat to hell. The back cover blurb promises "FLESH FOR SATAN." Ah, that subtle 1980s horror PBO advertising... $10.

LP340. Shirley, John. Cellars. Avon, 1982. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG-, with bookstore stamp on heel, several spine creases and spine lean. Signed by Shirley. PBO horror novel that's getting scarce. $5.

LP341. Shirley, John. City Come A-Walkin'. Dell, 1981. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF+, with light spine creasing and non-author interior signature in blue ball-point ink. Important early cyberpunk work. Signed by Shirley. Scarce. $12.

LP343. Shirley, John. Eclipse Penumbra. Questar (Popular Library), 1988. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F-, with edgewear. Second Book in the A Song Called Youth trilogy. Signed by Shirley. $8

LP747. Shirley, John. Eclipse Corona. Questar/Popular Library, 1990. First edition paperback original (PBO), NF with faint spine crease and stamp at heel, otherwise nice. The third book in the A Song Called Youth trilogy. $5.

LP346. Shirley, John. Three Ring Psychus. Zebra, 1980. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F-, with edgewear and slight fading to cover (only noticeable next to another copy). Signed by Shirley. $10.

LP2279. Shirley, John. Transmaniacon. Zebra, 1979. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good- copy with about 1/2" of rear bottom tip missing from cover, two spine creases, slight spine fading, and stamped number at head; actually a bit better than it sounds, as otherwise it's a square, tight copy that appears to have been read once. $5.

LP2280. Shirley, John (as D. B. Drumm). Traveler #3: The Stalking. Dell, 1984. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with edgewear and foxing to inside covers. Post apocalyptic men's adventure novel. According to Hawk's Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Series & Sequels, Shirley wrote 2-6 of this series. $5.

LP2281. Shirley, John (as D. B. Drumm). Traveler #4: To Kill A Shadow. Dell, 1984. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine+ copy with invisible spine crease, crease along front spine join, edgewear, and foxing to inside covers. Post-apocalyptic men's adventure novel. According to Hawk's Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Series & Sequels, Shirley wrote 2-6 of this series. $5.

LP2282. Shirley, John (as D. B. Drumm). Traveler #5: Road War. Dell, 1985. First edition paperback original (PBO), Fine- copy with edgewear and foxing to inside covers. Post-apocalyptic men's adventure novel. According to Hawk's Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Series & Sequels, Shirley wrote 2-6 of this series. $5.

LP2283. Shirley, John (as D. B. Drumm). Traveler #6: Border War. Dell, 1985. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine+ copy with invisible spine crease, crease along front spine join, edgewear, and foxing to inside covers. Post-apocalyptic men's adventure novel. According to Hawk's Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Series & Sequels, Shirley wrote 2-6 of this series. $5.

LP620. Shirley, Robert. Teenocracy. Ace, 1969. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF with a crease along spine/front cover join, some edgewear, and a few pinhead-sized chips and scratches. A "wild in the streets" near future political SF novel with the definite whiff of the 1960s about it. $5.

LP2463. Silverberg, Robert, Charles G. Waugh and Martin Harry Greenberg, editors. The Science Fictional Dinosaur. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with slight spine creasing, stray red line to page block edges, and name on inside cover in pencil. Mostly reprints of SF dinosaur stories (and more obscure ones, with no "A Gun for Dinosaur" or "The Sound of Thunder"), plus Silverberg's "Our Lady of the Sauropods." $3.

LP978. Simak, Clifford D. The Goblin Reservation. Berkley Medallion, 1970. Paperback reprint, a Fine- copy with some edgewear and a few small, light spots to inside front cover, otherwise tight, square and apparently unread. I remember this being a lot of fun. $3.

LP347. Simmons, Dan. Phases of Gravity. Bantam, 1989. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, F. A great novel, perhaps Simmons' best. Highly Recommended. $10.

LP1233. Simmons, Dan. Phases of Gravity. Bantam Spectra, 1989. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a few spots of edgewear and the usual slight yellowing and foxing, otherwise new and apparently unread. Mainstream novel of an astronaut who once walked on the moon trying to come to terms with his subsequent life. One of Simmons' best novels, which is saying a lot. Highly recommended. $5.

LP349. Skal, David J. When We Were Good. Pocket, 1981. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG+ with spine crease, wear, and corner chipping. Horrific SF novel, his second. $3.

LP350. Skipp, John and Spector, Craig. Fright Night. Tor, 1985. Movie tie-in Paperback original (PBO) first edition, VG, with spine creasing, a thin 2" scratch to front cover, abrasion to top back cover, and the usual foxing to inside covers. $8.

LP2466. Sladek, John. Mechasm (AKA The Reproductive System). Ace, 1968. First U.S. edition and first edition under this title (previously published in the UK in hardback as The Reproductive System), paperback original (PBO) thus, a Near Fine copy with one spine crease, name inside front cover, and a very faint indention on top of front cover where someone had written a name and phone number in pencil, now erased, but you can feel it if you run your hand along it. $3.

LP979. Sladek, John. The Muller-Fokker Effect. Pocket Books, 1973. Apparent first paperback edition, NF with small spots of light staining on spine, and wear to rear cover. Humorous novel about the first man to have his brain backed up to tape, followed by the destruction of his body. $3.

LP980. Sladek, John. Roderick. Timescape, 1982. First U.S. edition, paperback original thus, a Near Fine- copy with faint spine creases, light spots of wear along spine, and moderate creasing along rear join. Humorous SF novel subtitled "The Education of a Young Machine." Reportedly Sladek's best. SF 100 list. $3.

LP1234. Smith, Cordwainer. Norstrilia. Ballantine Books, 1975. First edition paperback original thus, the first edition to combine two parts previously published separately, a Near Fine- copy with moderate spine creasing and wrinkles and the start of a join crease along rear spine join, otherwise fairly tight and square. Recommended. $5.

LP981. Smith, Cordwainer. Quest of the Three Worlds. Del Rey, 1986. Paperback reprint, a NF+ copy with a touch of waviness, traces of edgewear, and very slight foxing to inside covers. Includes On the Gem Planet, On the Storm Planet, and On the Sand Planet. $3.

LP2287. Smith, E.E. "Doc". Galactic Patrol. Pyramid, 1966. Paperback reprint, a Very Good- copy with considerable spine wear, crease across front and rear top corners, small name sticker on blurb page, foxing, age darkening to pages, and general wear. Third book in the Lensmen series. $3.

LP2288. Smith, E.E. "Doc". Masters of the Vortex. Pyramid, 1970. Paperback reprint (originally as The Vortex Blaster), Near Fine- with faint crease along front spine join, small name sicker on blurb page, and edgewear, otherwise nice and square. Last of the Lensmen novels. $3.

LP2289. Smith, E.E. "Doc". Second Stage Lensmen. Pyramid, 1968. Paperback reprint, Very Good with spine creasing and light general wear. Solid reading copy of this classic Space Opera. $3.

LP2290. Smith, E.E. "Doc". The Skylark of Space. Berkley, 1980. Paperback reprint, a Very Good+ copy with spine creasing and edgewear. Smith's first novel, and first book in the Skylark Space Opera series. $3.

LP2284. Smith, L.J. The Vampire Diaries Volume I: The Awakening. Harper Torch, 1991. Paperback reprint, Near Fine with spine creasing, otherwise attractive. $3.

LP2285. Smith, L.J. The Vampire Diaries Volume II: The Struggle. Harper Prism, 1991. Paperback reprint, Near Fine with one spine crease, otherwise pretty nice. $3.

LP2286. Smith, L.J. The Vampire Diaries Volume III: The Fury. Harper Torch, 1991. Paperback reprint, Near Fine with spine creasing. $3.

LP2477. Smith, L.J. The Vampire Diaries Volume IV: Dark Reunion. Harper, 1992. Paperback reprint, Fine- with traces of wear and foxing to inside covers. $3.

LP982. Somtow, S. P. (aka Somtow Sucharitkul). Vampire Junction. Berkley, 1985. First paperback edition, a Fine- copy with just a trace of wear along the spine and corners, otherwise tight, square, and unread. Very influential Freudian vampire novel which, along with Clive Barker's first three Books of Blood, was one of the seminal proto splatterpunk works. $5.

LP2468. Spencer, William Browning. The Return of Count Electric. White Wolf, 1993. First paperback edition, a Fine copy, new and unread. Quirky, offbeat mainstream stories, several of which are very funny. Gardner Dozois selected "A Child's Christmas in Florida" for one of his Year's Best SF volumes, despite there being no SF elements in the story at all! Recommended. $5.

LP355. Stableford, Brian M./Emil Petaja. The Blind Worm (Stableford) b/w Seed of the Dreamers (Petaja). Ace Doubles, 1970. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF-, with spine creases, a corner crease on the Petaja side, and some age darkening to white cover. $5.

LP624. Stableford, Brian. The Gates of Eden. DAW, 1983. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF with a crease along spine/front cover join and lines at head and heel. $3.

LP357. Stableford, Brian M. Journey to the Center. DAW, 1982. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, Fine save for 1/8" off-center binding (publisher's flaw) and wrinkling to back cover from SFBC insert (still present). Inscribed by Stableford: "To Linda/with Best Wishes" (at least I think that's what it says). First book in the Asgard trilogy. $7.

LP2465. Stackpole, Michael. Battletech: The Warrior Trilogy (Warrior: En Garde, Warrior: Reposte, Warrior: Coupe). FASA, 1988-1989. First edition paperback originals (PBO), all Very Good with spine creasing, wear, bookstore stamps at heel (1) or inside covers. Solid, square reading copy first editions. Roc took over this line later, but the early FASA volumes tend to be harder to find. $15 for the set.

LP1583. Sterling, Bruce. A Good Old Fashioned Future. First edition paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread. Signed by Sterling. $15.

LP359. Sterling, Bruce. Involution Ocean. Jove, 1977. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, Fine-, with lines to head and heel, a short tear at head, and age darkening to spine. Harlan Ellison Discovery Series #4, with Ellison's introduction. Sterling's first book. A very desirable PBO. $25.

LP1495. Sterling, Bruce (Ellison, Harlan). Involution Ocean. Jove, 1977. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine+ copy with slight 1/8" peel at bottom of spine and some touches of general wear. Harlan Ellison Discovery Series #4, with Ellison's introduction. Sterling's first novel, and an uncommon PBO. $15.

LP1318. Sterling, Bruce. Involution Ocean. Ace, 1988. Paperback reprint, first Ace edition, a VG copy with spine creasing, slight dampstaining to bottom edge, and general wear. Signed by Sterling. His first novel. $5.

LP786. Sterling, Bruce. A Good Old Fashioned Future. A fourth printing of this paperback original, NF- with spine creasing and slight lean. A short story collection. You reach the lower rungs of the New York Times bestseller list, and how does your publisher reward you? They print your short story collection as a paperback original. Came out with so little fanfare some people don't even know it exists. Signed by Sterling. $6.

LP1235. Sterling, Bruce. A Good Old Fashioned Future. Bantam Spectra, 1999. First edition paperback original, a Fine copy, new and unread (though there is slight foxing to inside covers). Short story collection, including Hugo winners "Bicycle Repairman" and "Talamakan." Signed by Sterling. Recommended. $10.

LP1236. Sturgeon, Theodore. Beyond. Avon, 1960. First edition paperback original, as per Currey (35? and T-439 on cover), a VG copy with spine leaning, slight spine creasing, wear at head and heel, and sticker ghost to rear cover. A bit better than it sounds, a solid reading copy. Short story collection. $3.

LP627. Sumner, Mark. Devil's Tower. Del Rey, 1996. A paperback original (PBO) first edition, F- with a tiny bit of wear at head, otherwise new and unread. A fun alternate reality yarn set in a west filled with spell-slingers rather than gun-slingers. Recommended. $5.

LP1150. Swanwick, Michael. In the Drift. Ace, 1985. First edition Paperback Original (PBO), a NF+ copy with almost invisible crease on and along spine (one each) and neat previous owner's stamp on blurb page. Part of the resurrected Ace Specials line. $5.

LP2469. Tenn, William. Of All Possible Worlds. Ballantine Books, 1968. Paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with several small rubbing abrasions to front cover. Short story collection. $3.

LP985. Tenn, William. Of Men and Monsters. Ballantine Books, 1968. Apparent first paperback edition, NF- copy with all-but-invisible spine wrinkling , a touch of wear at heel, some edgewear, slight dogearing to a few bottom pages, a faint 1" inch phantom crease to front cover, and a very faint dampstain affecting the last 40 pages or so. Despite the forgoing, this is actually quite a nice copy of this novel of men living like rats in the walls of an earth conquered by giant aliens. Recommended. $3.

LP1586. Tepper, Sherri S. The Flight of Mavin Manyshaped. Ace, 1985. First edition paperback original, a Fine- copy with just a trace of wear at top outer corner, otherwise new and unread. A really beautiful copy. $25.

LP2291. Tepper, Sheri S. The Bones. Tor, 1987. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with one spine crease, top front corner crease, and touches of edgewear. Believe it or not, there was once a time when science fiction and fantasy novelists looked at switching to horror as a good career move... $4.

LP2292. Tepper, Sheri S. King's Blood Four. Ace, 1983. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with one spine crease, 1 1/2" thin crease along bottom front spine join, edgewear, and small abrasion to top rear cover. First book in the True Game series. $5.

LP1675. Tepper, Sheri S. Jinian Footseer. Tor, 1985. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with crease along spine join, partial crease and wrinkle on spine, small crease to lower back corner, and touches of general wear. True Game novel. $5.

LP1869. Tepper, Sheri S. Marianne, the Magus and the Manticore. Ace, 1985. Third printing, a VG copy with spine creasing, spine line, number stamp at head, and general wear. The Marianne titles are probably the least common of all Tepper's books. $9.

LP1618. Tepper, Sheri S. The Revenants. Ace, 1984. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with spine-creasing and edgewear, but otherwise square. Standalone fantasy novel involving a Sphinx's riddles. $5.

LP1586. Tepper, Sherri S. The Search of Mavin Manyshaped. Ace, 1985. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with just a trace of edgewear, otherwise new and unread. A really beautiful copy. Third book in the Mavin trilogy. $40.

LP2293. Tepper, Sherri S. The Song of Mavin Manyshaped. Ace, 1985. Second printing, a Near Fine copy lines at head and heel, a small name on blurb page, and a few touches of edgewear. The first Mavin book. $5.

LP2294. Tepper, Sheri S. Wizard's Eleven. Ace, 1984. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with small date stamp at heel, edgewear, and one tiny wrinkle near base of spine, otherwise tight and square. Third book in the True Game series. Man, Tepper must have been a writing machine in the mid-1980s... $5.

LP2060. Tiptree, Jr., James (Alice Sheldon). Star Songs of an Old Primate. Del Rey, 1978. First edition paperback original (PBO), a VG+ copy with slight wrinkling along spine, one tackhead-sized indention to front cover, slight age darkening to pages and moderate foxing to inside covers. Short story collection, including "Houston, Houston, Do You read" and "Her Smoke Rose Up Forever." Not an overly common paperback. $5.

LP1319. Tuttle, Lisa. Familiar Spirit. Berkley, 1983. First edition paperback original, a NF- copy with a half-tackhead-sized sticker pull on front cover and slight spine and spine join creasing. "A novel of terror and love." $5.

LP361. Vance, Jack. The Asutra. Dell, 1974. Paperback original (PBO) first edition (though it originally appeared in F&SF), NF-, with chipping and water damage to right edge of cover. $4.

LP1237. Vance, Jack. The Blue World. DAW, 1983. First DAW edition, paperback, a Fine- copy with a small stamp at head, otherwise apparently new and unread. Hewett A23k. $4.

LP362. Vance, Jack. The Dirdir. Ace, 1969. Paperback original (PBO) first edition, NF-. Planet of Adventure #3. $5.

LP363. Vance, Jack. The Dirdir. DAW 1979. Paperback reprint, NF, with spine crease and marks on head and heel. $3.

LP1238. Vance, Jack. The Dragon Masters. DAW, 1973. Paperback reprint with general creasing and stamp on blurb page. Classic Hugo-winning story. For my full review, see here. Highly recommended. $3.

LP987. Vance, Jack. The Gray Prince. DAW, 1981. First DAW paperback printing (Hewett A46g), NF- with thin crease along front join, bookstore stamp on blurb page, spine fading, and some touches of general wear. A bit better than it sounds, and a nice reading copy. $3.

LP2471.Vance, Jack. The Languages of Pao. Tor, 1989. Paperback, first Tor edition, a Near Fine- copy with one spine crease and wear at points, otherwise nice and square. Hewett, A8m. $5.

LP1241. Vance, Jack. Showboat World. Coronet, 1977. First UK edition, paperback, a Near Fine copy with faded spine, otherwise apparently new and unread. Hewett A47c. $5.

LP2369. Vance, Jack. The Dragon Masters b/w The Five Gold Bands. Ace, No Date (but 1971). Paperback reprint, a Very Good copy with spine creases and written "JW" at head and heel, plus creasing on The Five Gold Bands cover, otherwise nice and square (and looks really nice on the Dragon Masters side). "The Dragon Masters" is probably Vance's greatest novellas, featuring a planet where aliens have breed and mutated for battle. Then the original alien race returns, and humans find that the aliens have done the same with humans... Hewett, A11ab. Highly recommended. $7.

LP2370. Vance, Jack (and Tony Russell Wayman). The Last Castle b/w World of the Sleeper. Ace, 1967. First edition paperback original (PBO) (as per Currey), a Very Good+ copy with slight dampstaining along spine and a bit of edgewear, otherwise tight, square and apparently unread. Another excellent Vance novella, abut decadent human castle dwellers faced with an inexplicable rebellion by the underclass of alien servants. Recommended. Hewett, A30. Currey (1979), page 488. $7.

LP2112. van Vogt, A. E. Masters of Time. Manor Books, 1975. Paperback reprint, Near Fine. $3.

LP988. Vinge, Vernor. True Names...and Other Dangers. Baen, 1987. First edition paperback original (PBO), NF with one spine crease, usual slight page yellowing, and a long, faint pencil doodle on blurb page, otherwise a nice copy. Though the novella "True Names" itself (a work who's influence on cyberpunk and the coming shape of cyberspace was second only to Neuromancer) had appeared twice before, this is the first edition of this collection, which also includes "Bookworm, Run!", "The Ungoverned," "Long Shot," and "The Peddler's Apprentice" (with Joan D. Vinge). A very important collection, and a fairly difficult book to find these days. $25.

LP628. Vonnegut, Kurt. Mother Night. Bard Books/Avon, 1971. A paperback reprint, VG, with a ballpoint scribble on front cover and a small brown stain across back cover. Reading copy. $2.

LP2010. Wagner, Karl Edward. Conan: The Road of Kings. Bantam, 1979. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Very Good+ copy with wear at head, remains of magic marker over price on spine, and general wear, though fold out cover is intact. Reportedly the best of the non-Howard Conan tales. $4.

LP2371. Wagner, Karl Edward, and David Drake. Killer. Tor, 1990. Paperback reprint, a Fine- copy with a trace of edgewear, apparently new and unread. Novel of an murderous alien creature lose on Roman-era Earth. $5.

LP2472. Waldrop, Howard. Strange Monsters of the Recent Past. Ace, 1991. First edition paperback original (PBO) thus (reprinting the entire contents of the limited edition hardback collection All About Strange Monsters of the Recent Past and adding the novella A Dozen Tough Jobs), a Fine- copy with a trace of wear at points, otherwise apparently new and unread. Signed by Waldrop. Recommended. $15.

LP1244. Weinbaum, Stanley G. A Martian Odyssey and Other Classics of Science Fiction. Lancer, 1962. First edition under this title (75? and 74-808 on cover, as per Currey), with a new introduction by Sam Moscowitz, a VG- copy with top corner "chewed" (not affecting any text), spine lean, age darkening at edges, and general wear. Acceptable reading copy of some classic early SF. $3.

LP990. Weinbaum, Stanley G. The New Adam. Avon, 1969. First paperback edition, VG- with spine creasing, rubbing along front and back cover, tackhead-sized abrasion to top front cover, writing on blurb page and inside rear cover, and page yellowing. Decent reading copy of a novel by this early SF genius that hasn't been reprinted in quite a while. $3.

LP351. Wellman, Manly Wade. A Double Life. Century Movie Book (Century Publications), 1947. First edition paperback original (PBO) (though a trime size about 1/4" shorter and 1/8" wider than today's mass market paperbacks), a VG copy with spine lean, spinewear, crease along front join, general wear, and usual paper darkening for a pulp item of this era. Novelization of the Ronald Colman/Ruth Gordon film, complete with black and white stills from the film. A fairly rare item; I've only seen two copies, and the only one online they want $125 for. This copy seems to be in better condition, and I'm offering it at less than half that price. $49.

LP2372. Wellman, Manly Wade. Who Fears the Devil? Star, 1975. UK paperback reprint, a Near Fine- copy with invisible spine creasing, stamp at heel and a trace of wear at points. Tales of Silver John, a traveling folksinger with a silver-stringed guitar who fights supernatural evil in Appalachia. Great fun. Recommended. $5.

LP1453. Wells, Martha. The Element of Fire. Tor, 1994. First paperback edition, a VG+ copy with spine creasing, otherwise fairly square. Signed by Wells. Her first novel. $10. LP991. Wells Martha. City of Bones. Tor, 1996. First paperback edition, NF+ with very faint spine creasing, otherwise nice and square. Signed by Wells. $10.

LP2295. Westerfeld, Scott. Fine Prey. Roc, 1998. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with a long non-breaking crease along the bottom front cover, otherwise apparently new and unread. His second novel. Aliens have taken over earth and hunt humans. $10.

LP2296. Westerfeld, Scott. Polymorph. ROC, 1997. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with two small spine wrinkles, edgewear, and touches of general wear, otherwise a nice, tight, square copy. $20.

LP1716. Westerfeld, Scott. Polymorph. ROC, 1997. First edition paperback original (PBO), a VG+ copy with spine creasing and wear. His first novel. Shapeshifters in a postcyberpunk world. $15.

LP372. Wilhelm, Kate and Thomas, Ted. The Year of the Cloud. Playboy Press, 1970. Paperback reprint, NF, with mild cover staining and red lines on head. Has to rank as one of her more obscure titles. $3.

LP1497. Williamson, Jack. Darker Than You Think. Collier, 1989. First Collier edition paperback, a NF copy with faint spine creasing, read once by me (I picked up a first earlier this year). Horror 100 best list. $3.

LP993. Willis, Connie, with Cynthia Felice. Water Witch. Ace, 1982. First edition paperback original (PBO), Good only with wrinkling and wear to spine, numberline at head, and moderate dampstaining to front and back cover. Still, a very solid reading copy of one of Willis' early works, and signed by Willis. $5.

LP994. Willis, Connie, with Cynthia Felice. Water Witch. Ace, 1982. Paperback reprint, NF with creasing and wrinkling along rear spine join, otherwise quite nice. A better copy, but a reprint and not signed. $3.

LP1498. Wilson, Robert Charles. Memory Wire. Bantam Spectra, 1989. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with a few touches of wear along the spine, otherwise apparently new and unread. I believe this is the second novel by the author of the Hugo-winning Spin. $5.

LP2372. Windling, Terri and Mark Alan Arnold, editors (Charles De Lint, Steven R. Boyett, Ellen Kushner, etc). Borderland. Tor, 1992. First Tor edition (paperback reprint), a reprint of the 1986 Roc edition, a Fine- copy with a trace of wear at points and foxing to inside covers, otherwise new and unread. "Where Magic Meets Rock & Roll." The original "Elves and punk rock" anthology. Any copy seems surprisingly hard to find. $20.

LP995. Wolfe, Gene. The Devil in a Forest. Ace, 1977. Apparent first paperback edition, VG with stamps to inside front cover, moderate spine wrinkling, creases along bottom rear and top front covers, page yellowing, and general wear. Decent reading copy of Wolfe's third book. $3.

LP2475. Zebrowski, George. The Star Web. Laser Books, 1975. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine- copy with wear/peel at bottom of front spine join at heel and a bit of wear. Laser Books #15. Science fiction novel much later published in revised and expanded form as Stranger Suns. $3.

LP1833. Zebrowski, George (Howard Waldrop, James Tiptree, Jr., James Morrow, Rudy Rucker, Marc Laidlaw, etc.). Synergy: Volume Two. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine- copy with slight wrinkles to head and heel, otherwise new and unread. So HBJ, not known as an SF publisher, decided to do a series of paperback original anthologies, and then, after disappointing sales for the first one, went "Hey, these aren't selling! Let's raise the price!" Which they did, to $8.95, a price completely unheard of at the time. Shockingly, such a bold pricing policy did not cause the books to fly off the shelf, and the series was cancelled after four books. I will say that the books do have much higher production values than the usual paperbacks, with nice, white, acid-free pages... $8.

LP377. Zelazny, Roger. The Dream Master. Ace, 1973. Reprint, F- with sun-fading and red line on heel. $3.

LP1246. Zelazny, Roger. The Dream Master. Ace, 1966. Paperback reprint, a VG copy with spine lean and creasing, crease along front spine join, and small strip discolored on title page from previous ownership strip, since removed. A solid reading copy. $3.

LP1834. Zelazny, Roger. The Dream Master. Ace (F-403), 1968. First edition (40¢ on cover, no additional printings stated on copyright page, as per Currey) paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine copy with large bookstore stamp on blurb page, a nick at heel, foxing to insider covers, and touches of edgewear. Expansion of the Nebula-winning "He Who Shapes." Levack 14a. $5.

LP1835. Zelazny, Roger. Four for Tomorrow. Ace (M-155), 1967. First edition (45¢ on cover, no additional printings stated on copyright page, as per Currey) paperback original (PBO), a Near Fine+ copy with slight mangling to top front corner tip and a tiny bit of edgewear at extremities, otherwise nice and square. Four stories: "The Furies," "The Graveyard Heart," "The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth," and "A Rose for Ecclesiastes". Recommended. Levack 17a. $4.

LP996. Zelazny, Roger. This Immortal (AKA ...And Call me Conrad). Ace, 1966. First edition paperback original (PBO) (F-393 and 40¢ on cover, as per Currey and Levack 34a), Good only, with transparent tape along spine and joins, creasing, significant foxing to inside cover, yellowing pages, and general wear. Hugo Award winner (tied with Dune). Reading copy or space-filler only. $3.

LP632. Zelazny, Roger. Today We Choose Faces/Bridge of Ashes. Signet, 1981. A paperback original (PBO) first edition thus, combining the two books, G+ with a spine crease, creases to the back cover, and a damp stain at heel affecting the very bottom of the last half of the book. A reading copy. $3.

LP2062. Zelazny, Roger (created by) (with David Drake, Robert Lynn Asprin, Michael Stackpole and Jane Lindskold). Forever After. Baen, 1995. First edition paperback original (PBO), a Fine copy, new and unread. Beautiful copy of this shared universe book, which Zelazny was working on at the time of his death. The preludes and afterword are his. $10.

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