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MONTY WOODPIG'S CARAVAN., 'BB'.  (Denys Watkins-Pitchford.)
1 'BB'. (Denys Watkins-Pitchford.) MONTY WOODPIG'S CARAVAN.
London Edmund Ward 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Good Denys Wakins-Pitchford ('BB') 
64 pp, 7 1/2" H. Yellow cloth with dark green lettering on spine, dark green silhouette on front board. Four colour plates (including frontispiece) and two b&w drawings on each page of text. Monty Woodpig (a hedgehog) has a lovely caravan but is lonely until he meets Millie Gonbysi (a dormouse). The two marry and set out on a honeymoon trek to the seaside. They have several adventures that lead them to the conclusion that home in Foxglove Spinney is best. Gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper, browning to edges of text block, spine is very slightly twisted, light browning to spine, a few small very light stains on boards, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, minor corner wear. 
Price: 395.00 USD
 
 
BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY:  STAR TREK'S "SCOTTY" - IN HIS OWN WORDS., Doohan, James.  With Peter David.
2 Doohan, James. With Peter David. BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY: STAR TREK'S "SCOTTY" - IN HIS OWN WORDS.
Pocket Books, New York, 1996, first paperback printing. 
215 pp, 8vo (8 1/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 0671520563 B&w photographs. "Montgomery Scott, the endlessly resourceful chief engineer of the Starship Enterprise, has been a familiar presence in our collective imagination for over three decades. All a round the world, everyone knows 'Scotty' - but far fewer know the true story of actor James Doohan, who has brought Starfleet's legendary 'miracle worker' to life for three seasons on television and in seven major motion pictures. Here at last a r e all the colourful details of Doohan's life and times....(this) is an entertaining and indispensable look at the unforgettable personality behind one of the twentieth century's most enduring icons." Interior - clean and tight with no previous o wn er s hip marks. Exterior - book lighty cocked, light creases on spine. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
3 Goldberg, Lee, et al. SCIENCE FICTION FILMMAKING IN THE 1980s: INTERVIEWS WITH ACTORS, DIRECTORS, PRODUCERS AND WRITERS.
McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, (1995). 
267 pp, large 8vo, hard cover (no dj as issued). "Each chapter covers an individual movie, often from several perspectives, and is preceded by an introduction that puts the film and interview in historical context. It is our sincere hope that thes e articles will help create a better understanding of this turbulent and exciting decade in the history of science fiction filmmaking." Movies covered: Aliens, Blade Runner, Blue Thunder, Cocoon, Dune, Enemy Mine, The Mad Max Movies, Return of t h e Jedi, Robocop, The Star Trek Movies, 2010, War Games. Near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 Hogg, Garry. PATHFINDERS IN NEW ZEALAND.
New Zealand Whitcombe & Tombs 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
189 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H) - medium purple boards with silver lettering on spine. B&w plates, maps. "(Presents) a selection of individual achievements spanning the two hundred years between Tasman's discovery of New Zealand in the mid-seventeenth century and Barrington's marathon trek in search of gold in the mid-nineteenth century. A final chapter deals with 'Mr Explorer Douglas', whose astonishing exploits belong to a somewhat later period, and who died less than fifty years ago. These (and others which might also have been included, had there been space) stand out as milestones along a route of splendid achievement which has transformed two remote islands into the proud Dominion they constitute today." Chapters include: Hore-Ta-Te-Taniwha Meets James Cook; Massacre in Treachery Bay; A Sermon in Treachery Bay; The Unpredicatable Maori; Dieffenbach's Ascent of Mt Egmont; Brunner and 'The Great Journey'; Barrington Looks for Gold. Slight bump to top edge of front board, light wrinkling to top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump, light fading to spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
LONG CLAWS:  AN ARCTIC ADVENTURE., Houston, James.
5 Houston, James. LONG CLAWS: AN ARCTIC ADVENTURE.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1981, first edition. 
32 pp, 8vo (8 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0771042566 B&w illustrations by the author. "Since their father's death, it has been a starvation winter for Pitohok, his siste Upik, their mother, baby sister and grandfather. Frozen lake t rout that they find, with the help of a snow owl, provide their first food in three days. Though winter is nearly over, how can they survive when the fish is gone? Their only hope is a frozen caribou their grandfather had buried last fall , t h r e e d ays' walk away, because he was not strong enough to carry it. Pitohok and Upik must make the arduous journey to find the caribou. Using frozen caribou skin, with the remaining fish as cross supports, Grandfather fashions them a pri mi t iv e sl ed . Th en brother and sister set out on their perilous trek across the storm-swept tundra, sheltering at night in small igloos they build. The caribou is there, they load it on the sled and turn homeward - only to face a terrifying or dea l. A h uge ba rr en- ground grizzly bear, know as Long Claws, picks up their trail and follows them. Helped again by a great snow owl when they lose their way in an ice fog, the children are nearly home before the bear closes in. How can they fi ght him ? A nd y et t o gi ve up the caribou means certain death by starvation...." Minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 McKiernan, Dennis L. THE SILVER CALL DUOLOGY. BOOK ONE. TREK TO KRAGGEN-COR. BOOK TWO. THE BREGA PATH. 2 VOLUMES.
Signet/NAL, (New York, 1987, 3rd. printings). 
251 pp, 257 pp, paperbacks - 2 volumes. Continues the story of the land of Mithgar started with McKiernan's Iron Tower Trilogy..."(now) the armies of light are massing for a desperate attack against the stronghold of Darkness..." Interiors - inside of covers and pages browning in vol. two - lighter browning in vol. one, otherwise both books are clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear, flat spines with faint crease on vol. two, browning to edges of text block on vol. two. VG 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
JOE 90 TOP SECRET COMIC ANNUAL., N/A.
7 N/A. JOE 90 TOP SECRET COMIC ANNUAL.
Century 21, n.p., 1969. 
93 pp, 12" H, hard cover (pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, cartoons. Contents: W.I.N. Identicards - Joe 90 and Professor McClaine; Joe 90 - 'Black Gold'; World Intelligence Network - Par t One; 'Paw-Foot Patrol'; How Nemesis Began....The Champions' Origin; The Champions - 'Error of Judgement'; W.I.N.'s Grins; 'The World Cup'; Ninepence + Tenpence = SPORT; Stamp Collecting - 'Making a Start'; Star Trek; Joe 90 - 'Double Str i k e ' ; W o r l d Intelligence Network - Part Two; Joe's Jokes; Land of the Giants; 'Campbell, Man of Speed'; Stamp-Collecting - 'A New Look'; The Champions - 'Deadline Discovery'; W.I.N. Identicards - Sam Loover and Shane Weston; Joe 90 - 'Snat ch t o Sl av e ry '; N in epence + Tenpence = SPORT - 'The Master-Stroke'; World Intelligence Network - Part Three; 'Airborne America'; Land of the Giants. First page is price clipped at bottom corner, inside hinges are slightly pulled but holdin g t igh tl y, bum p at top of gu tters of all pages, bump to top of spine, small bump to bottom of spine, minor edge wear and a few tiny edge dints, very light rubbing to boards, light pencil erasure mark at top corner of first page. Good+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
STAR TREK STICKER BOOK: GRAPHICS FROM STARFLEET AND AROUND THE GALAXY., Okuda, Michael; Okuda, Denise; Drexler, Doug.
8 Okuda, Michael; Okuda, Denise; Drexler, Doug. STAR TREK STICKER BOOK: GRAPHICS FROM STARFLEET AND AROUND THE GALAXY.
Pocket Books, New York, 1999, first edition. 
22 pp of text and b&w illustrations, ISBN 0671014722 16 pp of color stickers (all present), 10 7/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). "Whether you're an officer in the Federation Starfleet, a warrior of the Klingon Empire, or a member of the Borg Collective, you have a distinctive identity, one that extends to the symbols of your culture, from the look of your vessels to the sign outside your quarters. One glance at those symbols instantly tells everyone who you are. But even if you're not a member of Starfleet, even if you just wish you lived in the twenty-fourth century, this amazing collection of stickers, featuring graphics, symbols, and more from the Star Trek universe will convey your unique personality." Interior - clean a n d tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light wear on spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE GREAT TREK., Ransford, Oliver.
9 Ransford, Oliver. THE GREAT TREK.
Readers Union, Nreton Abbott, 1973. 
248 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates, maps. "The Great Trek from Cape Colony across the Orange River into what is now the Transvaal, the Orange Free State and Natal is one of the great feats of human endurance in modern hi story. Armed only with muskets, but with unlimited faith, a few thousand Africaner men and women, the pilgrim fathers of the veld, trekked into the wild opposed by the two most powerful Bantu military empires of the time - the Matabele an d t h e Z u l u . They were migrating north to escape the restrictions to their freedom imposed by the British who took the Cape from the Dutch during the Napoleonic wars, and to set up a state of their own....This early nineteenth century migrat io n h ad f a r re ac hi ng consequences. Within twenty years the advance had doubled the area of effective white settlement in South Africa and because they had thrust themselves amongst the Bantu the emigrant farmers had greatly increased the s ub co nti nen t's r ac e p rob lem s...." Book slightly cocked, very small bump at corners, slight bump at top/bottom of spine and at bottom edge of front board, minor soiling to edges of textblock. Dust jacket light edge wear/wrinkling - moderat e a t t op/b otto m of sp ine and fla p-fo lds, some tape on inside edges, two very small stains on rear panel. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
'AND THE DAWN CAME UP LIKE THUNDER'., Rawlings, Leo.  With supporting account by Bill Duncan.  Foreword by Lord Mountbatten of Burma.
10 Rawlings, Leo. With supporting account by Bill Duncan. Foreword by Lord Mountbatten of Burma. 'AND THE DAWN CAME UP LIKE THUNDER'.
Rawlings, Chapman, n.p., 1972, Ist edition. 
160 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w map on front pastedown, profusely illusrated throughout with 119 b&w reproductions of the author/artist's sketches of his war experiences, b&w photos. "Leo Rawlings was captured at the fall of Singapore, spending three and a half years as a prisoner of war where he made over one hundred eye witness paintings of conditions experienced." Contents: Introduction; Prelude to War; The Malayan Campaign; Slim River; The Retreat Continues; The Last Ditch - Fall of Singapore; The Beginning of the Long Wait - The Trek Up Country; The Railway Camps; Bridge Building, The Kwai; Medical - Dysentry, Cholera, Vitamin Deficiency and its effects, Medical Conditions, Ulcers, Other Tropical Diseases; Back to Singapore - Japanese Atrocities; Liberation; Artist's Note; Introducing Bill Duncan - His valuable contribution to this document. 1" square of remains of sticker and light sticker removal staining at top of free front endpaper, small soft crease at top corner of title page and frontispiece, small bump to bottom corners of boards. Dust jacket has one tiny closed tear, moderate edge wear/rubbing, a few small scuffs on rear panel and on spine, small faint sticker mark on front flap . VG-/G- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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