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DRACULA SERIES.  1. THE DRACULA TAPE.  2. THE HOLMES-DRACULA FILE.  3. AN OLD FRIEND OF THE FAMILY.  4. THORN.  5. DOMINION.  6. A MATTER OF TASTE.  7. A QUESTION OF TIME.  8. SEANCE FOR A VAMPIRE.  FIRST 8 VOLUMES OF THE SERIES., Saberhagen, Fred.
81 Saberhagen, Fred. DRACULA SERIES. 1. THE DRACULA TAPE. 2. THE HOLMES-DRACULA FILE. 3. AN OLD FRIEND OF THE FAMILY. 4. THORN. 5. DOMINION. 6. A MATTER OF TASTE. 7. A QUESTION OF TIME. 8. SEANCE FOR A VAMPIRE. FIRST 8 VOLUMES OF THE SERIES.
New York TOR Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Cover art by Glenn Hastings (1,2,4,5), Joe DeVito (3), Jim Thiesen (6,7) & Jim Theaston (8). 
First 8 volumes of the Dracula series, 6 3/4" H. 1. The Dracula Tape - 280 pp, 1989 first printing, ISBN 0812525817 - "Dracula is no villain but a tower of strength, eternally protecting his land and his people from the depredations of invaders. Those who hunt him are the true villains, for they seek to kill what they do not understand. Here, then, is the story of the Count's greatest love, Mina Harker, and the bloodthirsty vampire hunters whose cruel pursuit drove the master of the night to actions ever more ruthless. Listen, as Count Dracula sets the record straight." 2. The Holmes-Dracula File - 249 pp, 1989 first printing, ISBN 0812502558 - "Holmes confronts a pair of impossible problems: a ring of criminal masterminds threatening to loose thousands of plague-infested rats into the streets of London and a bizarre killer who leaves a trail of bloodless corpses - and no other clues. Dracula holds the key to both mysteries. Returned to London on a personal matter, the Count is quickly entangled in a web of evil that even his undead powers may not be enough to breach." 3. An Old Friend of the Family - 247 pp, 1987 first printing, ISBN 0812525507 - "Kate Southerland has been murdered. But she is not dead. Johnny Southerland has vanished, a severed bloody finger the only clue. The Southerlands are trapped in a blood-feud older than history. Their enemy is not mortal madman but the undying mistress of evil enchantment, Morgan Le Fay. But the Southerlands are not Morgan's true target. She seeks to do battle with their protector, their defender, the only being who can save these mortals." 4. Thorn - 299 pp, 1990 2nd printing, ISBN 0812503163 - "Europe, 500 years ago. Vlad Tepes, Prince of Wallachia, hunts royal prey - a renegade Princess. Ordered to kill the woman, he tracks her across the continent - but finding her, Dracula loses his heart. The United States, today. Undead, Vlad Tepes hunts the murderous art thieves who have stolen the portrait of his lost love. But the thieves are after more than art - from the Master Vampire they would steal the very secrets of life - and death!" 5. Dominion - 320 pp, 1982 2nd printing, ISBN 0812508556 - Vlad Tepes has roamed modern America without fear - until now. He is no longer the only immortal in Chicago. Two ancient, ruthless beings, locked in a struggle for the ultimate magic Weapon, have brought their blood-feud to his city. They will destroy any living thing in their path to possess this Weapon - but first, they must find it. And Dracula must prevent that at any cost." 6. A Matter of Taste - 284 pp, 1992 first printing, ISBN 0812525752 - "He was once called Dracula, but in Chicago in our day he is known as Matthew Maule. John Southerland, like the rest of the Southerland family, call him Uncle Matthew. After all he's an Old Friend of the Family and he has risked his un-life more than once to protect the Southerlands. But with Matthew rendered comatose by a fiendish plot from beyond time, the Southerlands must rise to his defense - and battle five hundred years worth of Dracula's enemies!". 7. A Question of Time - 278 pp, 1993 first printing, ISBN 08125257799 - "In 1935, Conservation Corps worker Jake Rezner meets a beautiful and mysterious young girl in the Grand Canyon. She leads him deep into the rocks, to a bizarre sculptor named Edgar Tyrell. Soon Jake finds himself lost in time, unable to return. Almost 60 years later private detective Joe Keogh has been hired to locate a missing girl - the great niece of Edgar Tyrell. But Tyrell is nosferatu, and he would sculpt in the sands of reality itself. So Keogh must call on Mr. Strangeways, An Old Friend of the Family and Lord of the Vampires, to battle an undead menace from beyond time!" 8. Seance for a Vampire - 310 pp, 1997 first printing, ISBN 0812533488 - "The tragic, seemingly accidental death of a beautiful young heiress - A foolhardy attempt to contact the netherworld - A horrifying resurrection. And now the world's greatest detective has been kidnapped by vampires! When Dr. Watson is left alone to battle the nosferatu he has no choice but to summon the only being who might actually be able to help: Sherlock Holmes's vampire cousin, Prince Dracula!" Interiors- very light browning to pages and inside of covers of seven volumes - mostly at edges, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear, three volumes with a faint spine crease, one or two tiny corner creases, one volume with small corner crease, a few light rub marks, very slight lean to some spines. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
82 Sakai, Stan. Introd. by Paul Dini. USAGI YOJIMBO: DEMON MASK. BOOK 14.
Dark Horse, (Milwaukie, OR, 2001), Ist printing. 
222 pp, 8vo, soft cover. Created, Written and Illustrated by Stan Sakai. "At the close of violent, 16th -century Japan, Miyamoto Usagi braved many a battle only to lose his lord and become a masterless samurai, or ronin. While many ronin became bandits or mercenaries, Usagi chose the warrior pilgrimage, travelling the land in search of enlightenment and justice. From struggles against the dark ambitions of evil men to clashes with supernatural beasts, Usagi's journeys lead him to encounters and perils of every description: a graveyard confrontation with inhuman creatures, a young adventure-lover with a naive appetite for violence, a poor village terrorized by a savage Spider Woman...Award-winning creator Stan Sakai has crafted an all-ages adventure of Japan's history, culture, and mythology. Few works of graphic fiction offer - or deliver - as much action, depth, and sheer fun as Stan Sakai's 'Usagi Yojimbo'." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Ext erior - very minor edge wear, spine flat and uncreased. NF 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
WORLD TALES:  THE EXTRAORDINARY COINCIDENCE OF STORIES TOLD IN ALL TIMES, IN ALL PLACES., Shah, Idries, collected and introduced by.  Note on the Illustrations by Ivan Tyrrell.
83 Shah, Idries, collected and introduced by. Note on the Illustrations by Ivan Tyrrell. WORLD TALES: THE EXTRAORDINARY COINCIDENCE OF STORIES TOLD IN ALL TIMES, IN ALL PLACES.
Harmondsworth Allen Lane / Kestrel 1979 0722668600 / 9780722668603 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good - James Marsh, Chris McEwan, Peter Richardson, Carol Lawson, Ken Laidlaw, Peter Goodfellow, Ivan Tyrrell, Alan Tunbridge, Brian Froud, Alan Lee, Ivan Hissey, et al. 
259 pp, 11 3/4" H. "Folk tales are part of the universal heritage of mankind. This beautiful and unusual collection of sixty-five tales from around the world reveals the extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all ages and all countries. Some tales are found in nearly every society throughout history, with only the cultural details being different. This volume includes, for instance, an Algonquin Indian version of Cinderella and a Norse William Tell. Each story has a short introduction that traces its history through various cultures. Then, a single version of the tale is selected and evocatively told by Idries Shah. The hundred and one outstanding illustrations are by thrity-seven famous leading illustrators, all living in Britain. Each picture has been specially commissioned for this book." Areas of light fading to colour on boards (shows imprint of design on front panel of dust jacket) and spine, small slight corner bumps, two tiny marks on rear board, minor soiling on top of text block, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds; light toning to spine, flap-folds and edges. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
84 Siegel, Jan. PROSPERO'S CHILDREN.
London Voyager/HarperCollins 1999 0002258358 / 9780002258357 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Alan Lee, dust jacket art. 
331 pp, 9 1/2" H. Wonderful wraparound cover art by Alan Lee. "A mysterious house in the remote Yorkshire moors awaits sixteen-year-old Fern and her brother Will for the summer holidays. Their hearts sink at the coming weeks of boredom, but as the old house gradually gives up its secrets their familiar world starts to fracture, giving access to a magical and corrupt land destroyed thousands of years ago. Outside on the moors a standing stone watches the house, but not always from the same place; inside, a sinister statue comes to malevolent life. At night, strange creatures seek to enter. And as their lives are invaded by the fantastical, Ferm finds herself courted by the enigmatic wanderer, Ragginbone, and the sinister art-dealer, Javier Holt, for they know that she has the Gift: a unique and powerful talent for magic not seen for ten thousand years. Hidden in the house is a talisman which has been sought by the forces of good and evil for millennia. A talisman so powerful that it can be used to shape time, to destroy civilizations, perhaps even conquer death. And only someone possessed of the Gift can use it. As events race to a desperate and fatal climax, Fern and Will must decide who, and what, to believe." 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
PROSPERO'S CHILDREN., Siegel, Jan.
85 Siegel, Jan. PROSPERO'S CHILDREN.
London Voyager/HarperCollins 1999 0002258358 / 9780002258357 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Alan Lee, dust jacket art. 
331 pp, 9 1/2" H. Wonderful wraparound cover art by Alan Lee. "A mysterious house in the remote Yorkshire moors awaits sixteen-year-old Fern and her brother Will for the summer holidays. Their hearts sink at the coming weeks of boredom, but as the old house gradually gives up its secrets their familiar world starts to fracture, giving access to a magical and corrupt land destroyed thousands of years ago. Outside on the moors a standing stone watches the house, but not always from the same place; inside, a sinister statue comes to malevolent life. At night, strange creatures seek to enter. And as their lives are invaded by the fantastical, Ferm finds herself courted by the enigmatic wanderer, Ragginbone, and the sinister art-dealer, Javier Holt, for they know that she has the Gift: a unique and powerful talent for magic not seen for ten thousand years. Hidden in the house is a talisman which has been sought by the forces of good and evil for millennia. A talisman so powerful that it can be used to shape time, to destroy civilizations, perhaps even conquer death. And only someone possessed of the Gift can use it. As events race to a desperate and fatal climax, Fern and Will must decide who, and what, to believe." Very tiny bump at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
86 Silvey, Diane. SPIRIT QUEST and TIME OF THE THUNDERBIRD. (KAYA AND TALA ADVENTURES.)
Toronto Dundurn Soft Cover Near Fine Joe Silvey and John Mantha. 
58 pp, 86 pp - 2 volumes 9" H. Spirit Quest (ISBN 9781550028317 - second printing, 2009 - b&w illustrations by Joe Silvey) - "Told in the tradition of rich Coast Salish legend, Diane Silvey recounts the adventures of teenaged twins Kaya and Tala as they journey into the British Columbian wilderness confronting fish and fowl, beast and phantom, on their mission to retrieve a sacred box which symbolizes the spirit of their people. They encounter wolverines, snakes and sharp-toothed fish of the deep as well as ferocious hawkmen and the evil spirits of the underworld as they and their mystical friend Y push ahead on the back on an eagle." Time of the Thunderbird (ISBN 9781550027921 - first printing, 2008 - b&w illustrations by John Mantha) - "Kaya and Tala are on a new mission to discover why the children from a village in British Columbia have disappeared. Earth dwarves are being blamed for the missing children, but the twins are sure they're not at fault. Something very sinister has happened, so the sister and brother set out with Yaket, their friend and companion, to rescue the kidnapped children. Along the way they undergo a series of tests and meet a mysterious owl, a talking rock, a cedar ogre, Aixos, the most ferocious of all sea serpents, and the Thunderbird himself!" Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - clean and bright. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
THIS IS RUSSIA AND CENTRAL ASIAN REPUBLICS OF THE SOVIET UNION., Simpson, Colin.
87 Simpson, Colin. THIS IS RUSSIA AND CENTRAL ASIAN REPUBLICS OF THE SOVIET UNION.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1965, first edition. 
513 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers, colour and b&w photographs, maps, decorations. "....not just a travel book, nor is it just Russia, or Russia Now. It is a revelation of the Communist Way, the Other Way in this divided world. It is a journey in understanding via not only Leningrad and Moscow, Kiev and such cities of Soviet Asia as Sukhara, Alma-Ata, and - Samarkand, but via the extraordinary essential history, via the Men from Hell - the Tartars, via the Czars of All the Russias (terrible Ivan, giant Peter, Catherine, the idiots), via Karl Marx, Rasputin, the Revolutions, Lenin (the real Lenin), Stalin (his evil documented). It answers Why/How/What is Communism? and What is Russia Really Li ke? The answers are clear, perceptive, disturbing, and without commitment except to the truth about this astonishing society where atheists keep Communist Commandments that point the problem of the Two Moralities, Purtians frown at stretch - p a n t s , h otels are barless, and rich writers carless. The Party Plan for rentless flats and fareless trains gives food for thought. And you are richly entertained when the author takes you to the Kremlin, to people at home, to the ballet a t th e Bo ls ho i, in to Red Square for the feting of the spacemen. And down to the republics of Tajik, Uzbek, Kazakh, in a journey so different and so illuminating." Very light browning to fore-edge of textblock, very faint foxing marks on board s, mi no r w rin kli ng a t t op/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, very light rubbing, a few tiny foxing marks on inside surface. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE PERILOUS QUEST FOR LYONESSE - FIRST THREE VOLUMES.  1. PRINCES OF SANDASTRE.  2. THE LORDS OF THE STONEY MOUNTAINS.  3. THE WINDS OF THE WASTELANDS.  3 VOLUMES., Swithin, Antony.  (William Antony Swithin Sargeant.)
88 Swithin, Antony. (William Antony Swithin Sargeant.) THE PERILOUS QUEST FOR LYONESSE - FIRST THREE VOLUMES. 1. PRINCES OF SANDASTRE. 2. THE LORDS OF THE STONEY MOUNTAINS. 3. THE WINDS OF THE WASTELANDS. 3 VOLUMES.
London Fontana Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good - 
First three volumes of "The Perilous Quest for Lyonesse" - 6 15/15" H. Book 1. Princes of Sandastre: 220 pp, 1990 1st printing, ISBN 0006178529 - "In the year of Our Lord 1403, as England smoulders with suppressed rebellion, young Simon Branthwaite sets sail across the Atlantic in search of the lost realm of Lyonesse. His quest will take him to Rockall, a land wreathed in legend; a land of weird beasts and wondrous happenings, of great beauties and terrible dangers. And there begin adventures stranger than the wildest of Simon's imaginings; adventures that will change the course of his life and reshape that land for ever." Book 2. The Lords of the Stoney Mountains: 374 pp, 1992 1st printing, ISBN 0006178537 - "It is time for Simon to leave Sandarro, the city where he has lingered since reaching the fabled island of Rockall. Bidding a painful farewell to his new-found love, Princess Ilven, he sets out with Prince Avran to continue his quest for Lyonesse. Travelling in secret - for their enemies are everywhere - Simon and Avran head north, into lands not marked on any map. Their path through strange and wonderful terrain, is beset by savage beasts and hostile peoples, and many times they brush with death. Most ominous of all, they find themselves pursued by mysterious grey riders - men who bear the insignia of an evil empire of ancient times. Book 3. The Winds of the Wastelands: 289 pp, 1992 2nd printing, ISBN 0006178545 - "Simon and his companions travel northwards up the River Aramassa, leaving the Stoney Mountains far behind. During one (adventure) they encounter Essa, a servant girl whose mysterious origins and strange knowledge both aid and baffle them when she joins their quest. When they come to Reschora they are welcomed by its rulers, but warned against travelling further north, though no one will tell them why. Then, at last, comes a clue to the existence of Lyonesse. Ignoring all pleas, they set out north into the lonely and treacherous lands of the Nine Gods. There they will encounter their strangest and most perilous adventures so far." Interiors - book 2 a has small soft bump at bottom corner of approx. last 60 pages, book three has a small corner crease on last page, otherwise books are clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear; book 1 has two very small corner creases and a tiny scuff/scratch on front cover, a small number stamp on bottom of text block and light browning to edges of text block; book 2 has a bump/crease at bottom corner of rear cover; book 3 has a tiny corner crease on rear cover and tiny dent on spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
89 Thompson, C.J.S. MAGIC AND HEALING: THE HISTORY AND FOLKLORE OF MAGICAL HEALING PRACTICES FROM HERB-LORE AND INCANTATIONS TO RINGS AND PRECIOUS STONES.
New York Bell 1989 0517688336 / 9780517688335 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
176 pp, 9 3/16" H. "Magic, in one form or another, was believed to be instrumental in curing human beings of physical and mental disease until the dawn of modern medicine. (This) is a compendium of the history and folklore of magical healing practices throughout recorded time. Topics covered include healing by incantations and touch, Anglo-Saxon herb lore, traditional healing herbs, plants of the devil and plants dedicated to saints, magic girdles, magical stones, healing horns, sympathetic healing, and the psychological effects of magic in healing. This collection of folklore and anecdotes sheds light on practices that are little-known today. Transplantation of disease - or the transference of the ailment from the victim to a neutral object, was one common means of healing. A cure for a 'crick-in-the-neck' or a cut was to twist a piece of willow around the affected part in order to draw the pain away; persons suffering from toothache were recommended to bite the first fern they came across and then bury it. An herbal drink to cure a man possessed by devils was specified to be drunk from the church bell; treatment for typhus fever consisted of incantations accompanied by a brew of herbs: feverrue, ram's fall, fennel, and waybread. The Druids attributed marvelous powers to mistletoe, and a liquid distilled from mistletoe and water was said to protect against the evil spells fo witches and sorcerers. Although science has superseded magic in the medical arts, magic remains a potent alternative force today. The role of magic in the science of healing is of significant interest to historians, scientists, and practitioners of magic alike, and in 'Magic and Healing', C.J.S. Thompson has given us a fascinating history of magical powers and healing practices." Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, slight color offset on inside of spine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
DRAGONLANCE.  BROTHER OF THE DRAGON with SISTER OF THE SWORD.  VOLUMES TWO & THREE OF THE BARBARIANS TRILOGY.  2 VOLUMES., Thompson, Paul B. & Cook, Tonya C.
90 Thompson, Paul B. & Cook, Tonya C. DRAGONLANCE. BROTHER OF THE DRAGON with SISTER OF THE SWORD. VOLUMES TWO & THREE OF THE BARBARIANS TRILOGY. 2 VOLUMES.
Renton, WA Wizards of the Coast 078691873X / 9780786918737 First Printiings Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Corey Wolfe, cover art. 
Volumes 2 & 3 of the Barbarian Trilogy - 6 7/8" H. Volume Two: Brother of the Dragon - 312 pp, 2001 first printing, ISBN 078691873X - "The village of Yala-tene is flourishing. Twelve years of peace and plenty have allowed the little settlement to grow into a thriving town. But its peace is threatened - from within by an ambitious priest of the dragon cult, and from without by a savage horde of warriors. Against these evils, Chief Amero and the bronze dragon Duranix strive to hold the fragile threads of civilization together." Volume Three: Sister of the Sword - 310 pp, 2002 first printing, ISBN 0786927895 - "Raiders, nomads and villagers. Ogres and elves. Dragons of good and evil. These are the forces that have joined battle to decide the fate of the first primitive civilization of Krynn. At the center of the whirlwind, the long-separated siblings Amero and Nianki are reunited. But foes long gone and presumed dead also join together, seeking vengeance and destructiion once and for all." Interiors - volume 3 has one page with tiny corner crease, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - volume 2 has very light edge wear, one corner crease and light fore-edge wrinkling on rear cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE COLLECTED STORIES.  3 VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASE.  LEO TOLSTOY., Tolstoy, Leo. Ttranslated from the Russian by Aylmer and Louise Maude.  Introduced by John Sutherland.
91 Tolstoy, Leo. Ttranslated from the Russian by Aylmer and Louise Maude. Introduced by John Sutherland. THE COLLECTED STORIES. 3 VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASE. LEO TOLSTOY.
London Folio Society 2007 Hard Cover Near Fine Roman Pisarev. 
497 pp, 487 pp, 440 pp, 9 1/2" H. Dark green slipcase with elaborate lettering/illustration in gold, black and white on front panel. All three volumes are bound in dark green buckram with medium green endpapers. The spines have black title blocks with gilt lettering and decorations in black, gold and white. Each front board bears the author's name and title, plus a different design by Roman Pisarev. B&w illustrations. The textblock of Volume II shows a slight gap where a bookmark was laid (now removed), also a very minor small crease at bottom edge of page leaf 259/260. Slipcase has two tiny dents on one front fore-edge 
Price: 110.00 USD
 
 
MUSIC & SILENCE., Tremain, Rose.  Signed.
92 Tremain, Rose. Signed. MUSIC & SILENCE.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1999, first edition. 
454 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 186056027X SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. Winner of the Whitbread Novel Award. "In the year 1629, a young English lutenist named Peter Claire arrives at the Danish Court to join Ki ng Christian IV's Royal Orchestra. From the moment when he realizes that the musicians perform in a freezing cellar underneath the royal apartments, Peter Clair understands that he's come to a place where the opposing states of light and d a r k , g o o d and evil, are waging war to the death. Designated the King's 'Angel' because of his good looks, he finds himself falling in love with the young woman who is the companion of the King's adulterous and estranged wife Kirsten. With hi s lo ya l ti es f at ally divided between duty and passion, how can Peter Claire find the path that will realise his hopes and save his soul?...." Minor wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap -fo ld s, two s mal l a rea s o f tiny scuffs/dints on rear panel. Near fine/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
CATWITCH., Tuttle, Lisa.
93 Tuttle, Lisa. CATWITCH.
Limpsfield Paper Tiger 1983 0905895843 / 9780905895840 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Una Woodruff. 
80 pp, 11 3/8" H. Beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout. "Jules (a tabby kitten) is adopted by Eva Eden, a glamorous witch who was once a film star, and taught to read, write and spell - the magical kind - for Eva needs his help in the search for Alicorn, a fabulous something that will make dreams come true, although nobody knows exactly what it is. Unfortunately, Alexander Wylie, a particularly unpleasant wizard, is also after Alicorn, but while Eva only wants to return to the silver screen, his purpose is much more sinister. How Jules accidentally summons faeries through the television set and journeys to their realm, how he helps to rescue a kidnapped faery Prince, and how our resourceful feline hero finally thwarts Wylie's evil schemes will enthrall and entertain children of all ages." Slight twist to spine, a very tiny piece of glue residue on front board. Dust jacket has minor soft wrinkle at top edge of rear panel, very minor wear to laminate at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE WORLD OF DARKNESS.  WEREWOLF SERIES - FIRST THREE VOLUMES.  1. WYRM WOLF.  2. CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION.  3. HELL-STORM., van Belkom, Edo, von Allmen, Stewart and Moore, James A.
94 van Belkom, Edo, von Allmen, Stewart and Moore, James A. THE WORLD OF DARKNESS. WEREWOLF SERIES - FIRST THREE VOLUMES. 1. WYRM WOLF. 2. CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION. 3. HELL-STORM.
New York HarperPrism First Printings. Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Steve Gardner, John Cobb, Mike Chaney - cover art. 
274 pp, 260 pp, 294 pp - 3 volumes, 6 3/4" H, first printings. **The 4th volume, 'Watcher' by Charles Grant, is not included.** 1. Wyrm Wolf, 1995, ISBN 0061054399: "Just as Gaia is creator, Wyrm is destroyer. Its victory shall be the end of all things. For eons we Garou have been the hunters, the predators. Now we shall know what it is like to be - the prey.". 2. Conspicuous Consumption, 1995, ISBN 0061054712: "Only yesterday they were playing the roles of normal American teenagers. But today, an unexpected threat has forced them out of hiding. The caretakers of the local 'caern', the Garou parents who found and awakened the 'lost pups', must now call on them for help. For an ancient and formidable enemy has come to the sleepy midwestern town of Little River - The Wyrm." 3. Hell-Storm, 1996, ISBN 0061056758: "Everyone has their own reasons for coming to the glittering desert casinos. Shaun and Gabriel have come to escape the bloody tribal wars of the Garou. Shaun's mother has come to forget a lost love. And the Wyrm has come to gamble on a sure thing. For the ultimate force of unearthly Evil has joined forces with the mob to fight for control of one of the city's most palatial casino hotels." Interiors - vol. 1 has one very small corner crease on page 109, vol. 3 has bookstore stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, vol. 2 has a remainder mark on bottom of text block, vol. 3 has clear tape at bottom of spine/hinges - no tears. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THE WAR OF POWERS SERIES - FIRST FIVE VOLUMES.  BOOK ONE: THE SUNDERED REALM.  BOOK TWO: THE CITY IN THE GLACIER.  BOOK THREE: THE DESTINY STONE.  BOOK FOUR: THE FALLEN ONES.  BOOK FIVE IN THE SHADOW OF OMIZANTRIM., Vardeman, Robert E. and Milan, Victor.
95 Vardeman, Robert E. and Milan, Victor. THE WAR OF POWERS SERIES - FIRST FIVE VOLUMES. BOOK ONE: THE SUNDERED REALM. BOOK TWO: THE CITY IN THE GLACIER. BOOK THREE: THE DESTINY STONE. BOOK FOUR: THE FALLEN ONES. BOOK FIVE IN THE SHADOW OF OMIZANTRIM.
New York Ace / Playboy Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good - Fernando Fernandez 
First 5 volumes of The War of Powers series - 6 7/8" H. Book One: The Sundered Realm - 222 pp, Ace 1985 printing, ISBN 7274200275 - "Fost Longstrider's mission seemed ordinary. He'd been hired to deliver a jug to a wizard on the far side of the forest. Unfortunately the jug contained a sex-starved genie, the wizard was dead by foul means, and Fost was probably the next to die. Then the genie was stolen and spirited away to the City in the Sky. It was up to Fost to steal it back from two beautiful sisters. They were fighting to become queen and, using dark powers, one had called forth a demon. Now Fost's foray was suddenly a terrible war." Book Two: The City in the Glacier - 224 pp, Ace 1985 printing, ISBN 7274200295 - "The Amulet of Living Flame - the most powerful talisman in existence. Its magic brought the dead back to life. They all wanted it, but only one of them could possess it. It could make Fost Longstrider an invincible warrior. It could make his lover Moriana triumphant over her evil twin sister. It could even make the hideous Prince Rann a most expert executioner. Unfortunately the amulet was encased in living ice within the City in the Glacier. And only a lecherous genie knew the path to take." Book Three: The Destiny Stone - 221 pp, Ace 1985 printing, ISBN 0441143083 - "Can a lecherous genie find happiness with his demure female counterpart? Can Fost Longstrider find love with the woman who caused his death? Not with the objects of their affections in another part of the realm, raising a mighty army for a terrible war. Princess Moriana wants to reclaim her birthright and free the land from her sister's harsh oppression. In her single-minded goal, she has killed the only man she ever loved and unwittingly stolen a very dangerous magic talisman. Unless Fost can reach her in time, Moriana will plunge the realm into total war. And if the raging battle disturbs the fearsome entity sleeping below, the war will become a holocaust." Book Four: The Fallen Ones - 222 pp, Ace 1986 printing, ISBN 0441226124 - "The vargaries of the Destiny Stone, a magical amulet, have caused Princess Moriana and her lover Fost to lose the war against her powerful evil sister. And now, just when they could use a fairy godmother, they've got a pair of squabbling genies instead. As a last resort, there are always the Fallen Ones. These repulsive, dangerous, reptilian aliens will help them, but there's a catch. The price is the retrieval of the awesome black diamond known as The Heart. All the Fallen Ones who have tried to steal it have died. Tsk, tsk. But perhaps the deadly rays of The Heart's guardian do not affect humans and genies. Who will be the first 'volunteer' to find out?" Book Five: In the Shadow of Omizantrim - 222 pp, Playboy 1982 first printing, ISBN 0872169995 - "The city of Medurim is a wonderful place. No real worries about war, bloodshed, torture, demons - just one long orgy. A great spot for lovestruck genies who finally get it on, but not quite suitable for Queen Moriana, who hopes to raise a new army here. Things are not going well for Moriana and her lover, Fost. They no longer control the Sky City; instead, the treacherous Fallen Ones are using it as a base from which they kill every human in sight. And the Demon of the Dark Ones, entombed for ten thousand years, is on the loose again, sucking up everything like a giant vacuum cleaner. Alas, it doesn't look as thought Moriana and Fost will be able to pull the plug - ." Interiors - Book One has moderate browning to inside of covers andd light browning to pages - other books have very light browning to pages or inside of covers, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - four books with tiny number stamped on bottom of text block, very light edge wear and some small areas of very light edge wrinkling, one or two small corner creases, very light rubbing, slight fading to spine colour/lettering on three books, one book with a light spine crease and a tiny scuff on front cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
96 Washington, Peter, editor. (C.S. Lewis, Emily Dickinson, John Henry Newman, Robert Herrick, Soren Kierkegaard, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Sir Walter Ralegh, Rabindranath Tagore, John Donne, Simone Weil, William Langland, St. Francis of Assisi, et al. PRAYERS. (PRAYER & MEDITATIONS) EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1995 0679444661 / 9780679444664 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
255 pp, 6 1/2" H. Integral ribbon bookmark. This volume of prayers and meditations is divided into seven sections following the Canonical Hours of the Christian Church: Matins, Prime, Tierce, Sext, Nones, Vespers and Compline. Each section gathers together poems and prose according to the theme and mood, suiting the hours of the day." Index of First Lines. Although predominantly Christian, prayers and meditations from other faiths are included. Very minor curl at one corner. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE DARKSWORD TRILOGY.  VOLUME I. FORGING THE DARKSWORD.  VOLUME II. DOOM OF THE DARKSWORD.  VOLUME III. TRIUMPH OF THE DARKSWORD.  3 VOLUME SET., Weis, Margaret and Hickman, Tracy.
97 Weis, Margaret and Hickman, Tracy. THE DARKSWORD TRILOGY. VOLUME I. FORGING THE DARKSWORD. VOLUME II. DOOM OF THE DARKSWORD. VOLUME III. TRIUMPH OF THE DARKSWORD. 3 VOLUME SET.
New York Bantam Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good+ Larry Elmore, cover art. 
3 volume set - 6 7/8" H. 1. Forging the Darksword - 391 pp, 1989 7th printing, ISBN 0553268945 - "In the enchanted realm of Merilon, magic is life. Born without magical abilities and denied his birthright, Joram is left for dead. Yet he grows to manhood in a remote country village, hiding hs lack of powers only through constant vigilance and ever more skillful sleight-of-hand. Forced to kill a man in self-defence, he can keep his secret no longer; he has no magic, no life. Fleeing to the Outlands, Joram joins the outlawed Technologists, who practice the long forbidden art of science. Here he meets the scholarly catalyst Saryon, who has been sent on a special mission to hunt down a mysterious 'dead man' and instead finds himself in a battle of wits and power with a renegade warlock of the dark Duuk-tsarith caste. Together, they begin their quest toward a greater destiny - that begins with the discovery of the secret books that will enable them to overthrow the evil usurper Blachloch and forge the powerful magic-absorbing Darksword." 2. Doom of the Darksword - 383 pp + preview, 1988 4th printing, ISBN 0553271644 - "Now, wielding the Darksword, Joram returns to the enchanted Kingdom that once was his home to win revenge and claim his birthright. Here he will test Bishop Vanya and his fierce army of Duuk-tsarith in a battle unlike any their world has known. Joined by Saryon, the young mage Mosiah, and the trickster Simkin, Joram confronts the shattering secret of his past and discovers the ancient prophecy that puts the fate of the world in his hands - the hands that forged the Darksword." 3. Triumph of the Darksword - 350 pp + preview, 1988 2nd printing, ISBN 0553274066 - "Born without power, Joram was denied his royal birthright and sentenced to the Turning - his mind to be imprisoned inside a husk of living stone. Yet at the last moment, Saryon took his place, suffering the eternal torment for his young master. And Joram and his wife Gwendolyn vanished into the mists that marked the Border of the World. Now, ten years later, they have returned to reclaim their rightful place in Merilon. Wielding one last time the terrible, magic-thirsting Darksword, Joram must confront the evil sorcerer Menju and his army of Technologists from beyond the Border in a final apocalyptic battle. Rejoined by Saryon, the mage Mosiah and Simkin, he will fulfill the ancient prophecy of the Darksword - the prophecy that puts in his hands the power to destroy the world - or save it." Interiors - light toning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light toning to edges of text blocks, very light edge wear, volume III has very small number stamp on bottom of text block and two very small creases at bottom corner of rear cover, faint creases on spines of volumes I & II. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
98 Wilson, Ethel. THE INNOCENT TRAVELLER.
Macmillan, Toronto, 1949, Ist ed. 
277 pp, sm 8vo, HC. The author's second book. "Topaz Edgeworth travelled through a full hundred years of living, always gay, irreverent, unpredictable, and utterly untouched by any of the world's evil, though she had her share of its sorrows...The story of Topaz, part truth and part invention, will be recognized as marking the fulfilment of the promise shown by this Canadian author in her first novel, 'Hetty Dorval'." Boards very bright and clean, faint stain on bottom front bo a r d . S l i g h t bump on top of front board. Bottom of spine creased from standing, faint dent middle of spine. Back board ever so slightly bowed. Fore edges very slightly discolored with age. Dj has small closed tears and some small chips, s om e ov e ra ll s oi li ng , particularly noticeable on white back panel, but still quite bright and attractive. VG+/VG- 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
99 Wright, Lan. THE CREEPING SHROUD.
London Compact / Roberts & Vinter 1966 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
190 pp, 6 7/8" H. "Earth was in chaos. Civilization was being strangled by a simple flower which had grown and spread almost unnoticed except by a few biologists. 'Eichhornia Crassipes' - the Weed! Spawned in the tropical swamps, it spread across the lakes and rivers, invading the rolling wastes of the oceans and blanketing the world in an evil mist. Ships became snared in its tentacles and radio waves were urgent with despairing calls from vessels caught in the giant web. Commerce ground to a suicidal halt. The Age of Barbarism was returning. In fifty years, it was said, Earth would be a dead planet. Was there hope of survival on another planet? Peter Benbow was forced to leave his wife, Drusilla and their unborn child, and journey to the base on Mars. There he realized that the Red Planet was untenable for any great length of time. The base relied on supplies from Earth and could never be self-supporting. The scientists on Mars knew this, too. They were preparing two great vessels - equipped like small towns - to probe deeper into space. But there was a breakdown of communication between the Martian base and Earth - a calculated breakdown on either side. Those on Mars feared cessation of the supplies from Earth if the worst were known. On Earth strange things were happening. Natural phenomena - volcanoes, earthquakes - were checking the Weed. And one man on Earth dreamt of power - on Earth and on Mars. Benbow was to make a journey back to Earth that was destined to shatter his personal dreams - and the hopes of the Martian colony." Interior - very light browning in gutter of pages and in margins. Exterior - light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, book is slightly cocked with faint crease on spine, two creases at bottom corner of rear cover - migrates slightly into adjacent pages, very light rubbing on covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
100 Wylie, Jonathan. SERVANTS OF ARK TRILOGY. THREE BOOKS. BOOK 1. THE FIRST NAMED. BOOK 2. THE CENTRE OF THE CIRCLE. BOOK 3. THE MAGE-BORN CHILD.
Corgi, (London, 1987, reprint, 1988, reprint, 1988, Ist ). 
349 pp, 351 pp, 350 pp, paperbacks. "...a compelling trilogy, set in an island world threatened by the re-awakening of an ancient evil..." Interiors - page edges starting to brown, otherwise clean and tight. Exteriors - minor/light edge wear; a few small, soft creases at corner tips; larger soft creases to bottom corner of front cover of book one. Spines have very faint creasing. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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