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Literature : Science Fiction and Fantasy

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All Fall Down

Faber & Faber, London
8vo in patterned rust red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 282pp
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (end leaves and page-block edges slightly tanned or foxed, thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in a lightly edge-chipped VERY GOOD- un-clipped Dust Jacket (dusty and tanned, looks very presentable in its protector)
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Lifes Handicap - Being Stories of Mine Own People

Macmillan & Co, London
Thick 8vo in blind and gilt embossed blue cloth, 351pp + 55pp publishers ads at rear dated May 1891 (making this the first issue)
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (thin sliver of wear to bottom edge of spine, bottom cover corner tips bumped and a little creased, name on front paste-down end-paper and half title leaf with an elegant private bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper, page-block edges slightly tanned and faintly dusty)
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The Best of Myles - A Selection From Cruiskeen Lawn

Macgibbon & Kee, London
1st printing. 8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 400pp, line illustrations in text
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, hint of tanning to leaves) in a very near FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (slight tanning to spine panel, few tiny nicks to top edges, looks fine in its protector)
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Milton in America (SIGNED COPY)

1st printing. Sinclair-Stevenson, London
8vo in orange faux cloth, black lettering to spine. 276pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages slightly tanned) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (front inner flap slightly creased at bottom corner tip, looks new in its protector)
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The Lighthouse (SIGNED COPY)

Faber and Faber, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in boards, white lettering to spine, 323pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page and dated by her '17 oct. 2005' (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (faint hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW un-clipped Dust Jacket
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Beyond the Dragon's Mouth

Hamish Hamilton, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo). 424pp
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages tanned, thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine) in a faintly edge-creased and very slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks new in its protector)
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Engleby (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
8vi in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 342pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (pages faintly tanned) in a very faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket
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Images of Science - A History of Scientific Illustration

British Library, London
Extra Large, heavy 4to. in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 208pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliog, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket (spine panel faintly sunned)
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Physics and Philosophy

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
3rd Impression. 8vo, in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 222pp, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned)
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The Courage Consort (SIGNED COPY)

Canongate, Edinburgh
8vo in stiff card covers, 121pp. This copy signed by the author on the half title leaf (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (pages tanned)
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Wrack (SIGNED COPY)

Headline Review, London
1st printing. 8vo in stiff card covers, 309pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages slightly tanned, tiny bump to bottom edge of rear cover from poor handling)
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Perfume - the Story of A Murderer

Hamish Hamilton, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 186pp
A well preserved VERY GOOD clean and tight copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine, pages tanned) in a moderately corner nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD price-clipped Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its protector)
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A Yankee Inventors Flying Ship - Two Pamphlets by Rufus Porter (Numbered Limited Edition)

Minnesota Historical Society, St Paul
1st printing. Landscape 4to in yellow cloth covered boards, 51pp on stiff art paper, illustrations in text, etc. No 485 of two thousand hand-numbered copies
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The Human Factor

Bodley Head, London
1st printing. 8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 338pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned and slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket.
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The Human Factor

Bodley Head, London
1st printing. 8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 338pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Alone on A Wide Wide Sea

Harper Collins, London
1st printing. 8vo in white boards, red lettering to spine, 312pp, map at rear
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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A Period of Adjustment (SIGNED COPY)

Viking, London
1st printing. 8vo, gilt lettering to spine, 279pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages very slightly tanned) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (tiny chip and sliver of rub to head of spine panel, looks almost as new in its protector)
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Where Nobody Sees (SIGNED COPY)

Gollancz, London
8vo in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 176pp. Long inscription on the front blank fly-leaf by the author, signed by him (as Jim) and dated May 1987
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The Age of Wonder - How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

Pantheon, New York
Thick, heavy 8vo. in tan cloth backed boards, 552pp, plates, index etc
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Lesbia Brandon

Falcon Press, London
Very thick 8vo in rust red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 583pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (hint of fading to spine, page-block edges slightly tanned and dusty) in a tanned and slightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD+ un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector)
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The White Horse

Collins, London
1st printing. 8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 266pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its protector)
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Matadora

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 300pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (page-block edges tanned and slightly dusty) in a spine tanned and slightly dusty but otherwise VERY GOOD+ un-clipped Dust Jacket
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Haroun and the Sea Stories

Ted Smart, London
1st printing thus. Heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed glazed boards with wrapper, 219pp, illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The Swan in the Evening

Collins, London
1st printing. 8vo in patterned purplish grey boards, black panelled silver lettering to spine, 156pp
An extremely well preserved FINE+ very clean and tight unread copy (pages very slightly tanned) in a tanned but otherwise FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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An Image to Die for

Harper Collins, London
1st printing. 8vo in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 239pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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A Psalm for Falconer

Gollancz, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 220pp. Publishers press release for this book loosely inserted
An extremely well preserved NEW unread copy in a NEW Dust Jacket
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Galapagos

Jonathan Cape, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 269pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unread or barely read copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine, pages tanned) in an AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket
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Samuel Oldknow and the Arkwrights - the Industrial Revolution At Stockport and Marple

Manchester the University Press; Manchester
1st printing. Large 8vo in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 259pp, portrait frontispiece, plates, index, map at rear
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy (spine very slightly sunned, end-papers and page-block edges slightly tanned)
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The Sixth Winter

Bodley Head, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 312pp, map at rear
A well preserved FINE unread or barely read copy (sliver of fading to spine ends, small date on front blank fly-leaf) in an almost AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket (looks new in its protector)
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Quantum Chemistry - A short introduction in four non-mathematical lectures

Constable, London
8vo in red cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover. 73pp plus indexes, diagrams and tables in text
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (spine and top edge of front cover sunned, prize bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper - dated 1931)
1st editionHardcover
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