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21 Hopkins, Andrea. THE BOOK OF GUINEVERE, LEGENDARY QUEEN OF CAMELOT.
Prospero 1998 0886653584 / 9780886653583 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
96 pp, 9 1/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, many b&w and colour reproductions, decorations. "The enigma of Guinevere, a beautiful and courageous queen or a disgraced adulteress, has received less attention than the achievements of King Arthur, the adventures of noble Sir Lancelot and other knights, the magic of Merlin, or the sorcery of Morgan Le Fay. A key figure in the life of Camelot, this remarkable woman is seen variously as a scholar, seductress, warrior and gentle beauty by the countless artists and writers who have depicted her. Who, then, was Guinevere? (This) is an elegant anthology of poetry and prose, literature and legend, with commentary by Arthurian scholar Andrea Hopkins, accompanied by beautiful illustrations from medieval manuscript illumination to pre-Raphaelite masterpieces. An enlightening introduction describes the contradictory traditions of Celtic oral sources and the blending of these strands by medieval writers into the complex legend we know know. Guinevere's roles - as educated scribe to the court, hapless victim of circumstances, wise counsellor, devoted wife of King Arthur, and lover of Sir Lancelot - are explored through writings through the centuries by detractors and admirers alike." Very light edge wear, Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, light fading to spine color. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
30 YEARS OF ADVENTURE: A CELEBRATION OF DUNGEONS & DRAGONS., Johnson, Harold; Winter, Steve; Adkison, Peter; Stark, Ed; Archer, Peter.  With Gary Gygax.  Foreword by Vin Diesel.  Front cover art by Larry Elmore.
22 Johnson, Harold; Winter, Steve; Adkison, Peter; Stark, Ed; Archer, Peter. With Gary Gygax. Foreword by Vin Diesel. Front cover art by Larry Elmore. 30 YEARS OF ADVENTURE: A CELEBRATION OF DUNGEONS & DRAGONS.
Wizards of the Coast, Renton,WA, 2004 0786934980 / 9780786934980 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
283 pp, square (10" H x 10" D). Colour illustrations. "In 1974 a new phenomenon burst onto the cultural scene: the 'Dungeons & Dragons' game. Armed with dice, pencils, paper, and rulebooks, thousands of people set forth on a quest of the imagination. Along the way they battled monsters, discovered treasure, and trekked through countless dungeons, keeps, castles, and lairs. The 'Dungeons & Dragons' experience created an industry. Not only did it spawn similar roleplaying games, it had a profound impact on the burgeoning computer gaming industry. Around the world and over the years, people from all walks of life joined in this game of monsters and magic. This book is a celebration of that phenomenon and a tribute to the millions of players who brought the 'Dungeons & Dragons' experience to life." Waviness to top/bottom edges of text block, slight curl at fore-edges of boards, slight bump at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has small creases at top/bottom of spine, small edge tear at bottom of front hinge. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE GRAIL LEGEND., Jung, Emma & Von Franz, Marie-Louise.  Translator: Andrea Dykes.
23 Jung, Emma & Von Franz, Marie-Louise. Translator: Andrea Dykes. THE GRAIL LEGEND.
Boston Sigo Press 1986 093843408X / 9780938434085 Second Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
452 pp, 9" H. B&w illustrations. "The Holy Grail and its quest is a legend which has had a powerful impact on our civilization and culture. The Grail itself is an ancient Celtic symbol of plenty as well as a Christian symbol of redemption and eternal life, the chalice which caught the blood of the crucified Christ. The story of the Grail sheds profound light on man's search for the supreme value of life, for that which makes life most meaningful. Writing in a clear and readable style, two leading women of the Jungian school of psychology present this legend as a living myth that is meaningful to modern life. We encounter such universal figures as the Fool (the naive young Perceval), the Wise Old Man (the Hermit Gornemanz), the Virgin Maiden (Blancheflor), the Loathly Damsel, and such important themes as the Waste Land, the Trinity, and the vessel of the Grail. Weaving together narrative and interpretation, the authors show us how the legend reflects not only fundamental human problems but also the dramatic psychic events which form the background of our Christian culture." Interior - one tiny corner crease, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor soiling on bottom of text block, tiny dent at top of spine, very faint creases on spine, one tiny corner crease. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
24 Kerr, Katharine. THE DRAGON MAGE TRILOGY. BOOK ONE. THE RED WYVERN. BOOK TWO. THE BLACK RAVEN. BOOK THREE. THE FIRE DRAGON. 3 VOLUME SET.
New York Bantam 1998 0553572644 / 9780553572643 First printings. Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good+ Paul Youll cover art. 
393 pp, 415 pp, 418 pp, 6 7/8" H - 3 volumes. All books are first paperback printings - 'The Red Wyvern' was published in 1998 (ISBN 0553572644), 'The Black Raven' in 2000 (ISBN 0553579193) and ''The Fire Dragon' in 2001 (ISBN 055358247X). "In a kingdom torn by civil war, young Lillorigga seeks to shield her dawning powers from her cruel mother Merodda's manipulation. Mistress of a magic that, untamed, could kill her , Lilli brings her terrifying visions under the kindlier tutelage of the mysterious dweomermaster, Nevyn. But soon she must choose between her own clan and the true king who fights to claim his rightful throne, between sanctuary and the blood feud, loyalty and love. Little does she dream that the slaughter she invites, and the malevolence she defies, could stalk her across the ages - twisting and twining the strands of timeless destinies." Interiors - two small areas of wrinkling in fore edge margin of approx. last twenty pages and first page in book two due to dampness, otherwise books are clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - minor edge wear, spines are flat with very faint creases, tiny bump at bottom of front hinge of book three. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
DREAMQUESTS:  THE ART OF DON MAITZ., Maitz, Don, foreword.  Introduction by Raymond E. Feist.  Afterword by Janny Wurts.
25 Maitz, Don, foreword. Introduction by Raymond E. Feist. Afterword by Janny Wurts. DREAMQUESTS: THE ART OF DON MAITZ.
Novato, California Underwood-Miller 1993 0887331750 / 9780887331756 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Don Maitz. 
98 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated in color. "Since his professinal debut nearly 20 years ago, artist Don Maitz has been giving form to the fantastic in a way that has won him widespread recognition by both his professional peers and an enthusiastic public. Following up on the success of 'First Maitz', this volume is a lavishly produced collection of some of Maitz's most popular works, as well as some never-before-published paintings. Exhibiting a fanatical attention to detail, the paintings apply surrealist technique to surreal situations. Maitz likes to mix modern imagery with medieval icons and his pictures frequently display a keen sense of wit. (He) has designed more than 250 book covers for some of today's leading authors of cutting-edge science fiction, including Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Piers Anthony, Stephen King, Raymond E. Feist, C.J. Cherryh, Janny Wurts and Gene Wolfe. His visceral and adventurous visions have also attracted commercial clients for national advertising: Eastman Kodak, NBC, and Captain Morgan Spiced Rum. (He) has received the Silver Medallion from the American Society of Illustrators, the Hugo Award and the Howard Award for Best Artist at the Sixth World Fantasy Convention." Soft crease at top corner of first few pages, slight waviness to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
HEL'S CRUCIBLE DUOLOGY.  BOOK ONE. INTO THE FORGE.  BOOK TWO. INTO THE FIRE., McKiernan, Dennis, L.
26 McKiernan, Dennis, L. HEL'S CRUCIBLE DUOLOGY. BOOK ONE. INTO THE FORGE. BOOK TWO. INTO THE FIRE.
Roc, (New York, 1998, 1999), Ist MM printings. 
410 pp, 531 pp, paperbacks - 2 volumes. "A fell and ancient sorcery has thrust the kingdoms surrounding the might Grimwall mountains into battle with forces of great evil. When Tip and Beau, two Warrows from the village of Twoforks, try to save a mortally wounded soldier, they inherit a vital mission. The dying swordsman gives them a simple copper coin and a cryptic message: 'Take the coin east to Agron, and warn all'." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - minor edge wear, spines flat and uncreased. Clean, bright set VG+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
27 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. THE SPELLSONG CYCLE TRILOGY. FIRST BOOK. SOPRANO SORCERESS. SECOND BOOK. THE SPELLSONG WAR. THIRD BOOK. DARKSONG RISING. 3 VOLUME SET.
TOR, New York, (1998, 1999, 2001), Ist printings. 
664 pp, 657 pp, 501 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. Cover art by Darrell K. Sweet. "When Anna Marshall is transported from her boring and frustrating life in Ames, Iowa, to the very different world of Erde, she's angry and confused, but finds out for the first time in her life she's uniquely powerful. In Iowa Anna was a music instructor and small-time opera singer but on Erde her musical ability makes her a big-time sorceress - potentially..." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear to covers, spines uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
11 MICHAEL MOORCOCK NOVELS.  1. COUNT BRASS. 2. CAMPION OF GARATHORM. 3. QUEST FOR TANELORN. 4. JEWEL IN THE SKULL. 5. MAD GOD'S AMULET. 6. RUNESTAFF. 7. KNIGHT OF SWORDS. 8. QUEEN OF SWORDS. 9. OAK AND THE RAM. 10. HOLLOW LANDS. 11. END OF ALL SONGS., Moorcock, Michael.
28 Moorcock, Michael. 11 MICHAEL MOORCOCK NOVELS. 1. COUNT BRASS. 2. CAMPION OF GARATHORM. 3. QUEST FOR TANELORN. 4. JEWEL IN THE SKULL. 5. MAD GOD'S AMULET. 6. RUNESTAFF. 7. KNIGHT OF SWORDS. 8. QUEEN OF SWORDS. 9. OAK AND THE RAM. 10. HOLLOW LANDS. 11. END OF ALL SONGS.
London / New York Mayflower / Dell / Daw / Berkley / Quartet / Avon Mass Market Paperbacks Good+ Cover art by Bob Habberfield, Ezra Tucker, Richard Clifton-Dey, Robert Gould, Stanislaw Fernandes, et al. 
A collection of 11 Michael Moorcock novels, including 1 complete trilogy (The Chronicles of Castle Brass) and parts of three other series (History of the Runestaff, volumes 1, 2 & 4 - Corum, volumes 1, 2 & 5 - The Dancers at the End of Time, volumes 2 & 3) - approx. 7" H. 1. Count Brass - 140 pp, Mayflower/Granada, London, 1977. "A romance set in the marshes of Kamarg, dominated by the ancient Castle Brass. Chill to the incredible adventures of Dorian Hawkmoon, the Duke of Koln!" 2. The Champion of Garathorm - 127 pp, Mayflower/Granada, London, 1980. "Dorian Hawkmoon the invincible, the Eternal Champion, the Duke of Koln, is dying from melancholia. His wife Yisselda, beautiful daughter of Count Brass, has perished in the Battle of Londra - or so the evidence suggests. But somewhere in the caverns of his soul Hawkmoon knows otherwise, and he is willing to journey through time and space and previous incarnations to grasp the key to her fate." 3. The Quest for Tanelorn - 155 pp, Dell, NY, 1981. "The City at the Edge of Time holds the secret of the evil force that has stolen Dorian Hawkmoon's future. The Hero of the Runestaff must ride a ghostly death ship to join his counerparts from other worlds. To challenge the Dark Powers and free Tanelorn from the grip of Chaos. His destiny and the fate of a million universes hang in the balance." 4. The Jewel in the Skull - 223 pp, Daw, NY, 1977. "Dorian Hawkmoon fell under the power of the Runestaff, a mysterious artifact more ancient than Time itself. His destiny, shaped by a vengeful oath sworn by the maddened Baron Meliadus of the Dark Empire, pitted him in battle against his own allies and forced him, by the Black Jewel embedded in his skull, to betray his very heritage." 5. The Mad God's Amulet - 142 pp, Mayflower, London, 1972. "Dorian Hawkmoon's betrothed Yisselda had been abducted by the Mad God, an evil sorcerer who had usurped the Red Amulet of the Runestaff. The amulet gave the power of the Runestaff itself to its possessor, and the Mad God was perverting that mighty power to his own unimaginably evil ends. Even as the destructive shadow of the Dark Empire spread across the world, Hawkmoon knew that only he could rescue Yisselda - and the Red Amulet - from the Mad God." 6. The Runestaff - 143 pp, Mayflower, London, 1969. " 'Those who swear by the Runestaff must then benefit or suffer from the consequences of the fixed pattern of destiny that they set in motion.' And Baron Meliadus of Kroiden had sworn such an oath, and sworn vengeance against all of Castle Brass, had sworn that Yisselda, Count Brass's daughter, would be his. On that day, many months earlier, he had fixed the pattern of fate; a pattern that had involved him in strange destructive schemes, that had involved Dorian Hawkmoon in wild and uncanny adventures in distant places, and that was now nearing its terrible resolution." 7. Knight of the Swords - 176 pp, Berkley, NY, 1986. "By creating Man, the universe had betrayed the old races. Spreading like a pestilence across the Earth, Man destroyed the Vadhagh and the Nhadragh, the ancient peoples. Only Vadhagh Prince Corum remained to raise his sword, to avenge the slaughter of his family and race, to battle the unjust fate of a blind and deaf universe." 8. The Queen of Swords - 160 pp, Berkley, NY, 1986. "The realm of Chaos was cast into disorder, for the Vadhagh Prince Corum - last of his ancient race - had slain the Knight of the Swords. Thus the dreaded Queen turned upon Corum, and Mankind began its bloody march across the Earth. All that was gracious and beautiful stood in peril. And so Corum set out upon his fateful odyssey." 9. The Oak and the Ram - 137 pp, Quartet, London, 1976. "The Archdruid Amergin is in captivity and under enchantment. Without him the Mabden people can never rise up and overthrow their oppressors. Thus Corum undertakes his second great quest, and though he must visit powerful and treacherous places, struggle with fearful enemies, he vows to return with Amergin safe, or not return at all." 10. The Hollow Lands - 180 pp, Mayflower, St. Albans, 1975. "Having narrowly escaped death in Victorian England, Jherek Carnelian is back in his own time. But without his love, Amelia Underwood. His obsession with her has not abated but Brannart Morphail refuses to lend him another time machine and he is stranded. Until one fateful day he meets Robot Nurse, guardian of ageless children, who agrees to send him back to 19th Century London. In the fashionable Cafe Royale two worlds and two cultures collide and Jherek's plight becomes more desperate - ." 11. The End of All Songs - 275 pp, Avon, NY, 1978. "Jherek Carnelian flagellates, duplicates, mates, and disintegrates in the mind-stunning madness of the phantasmagoric End of Time." Interiors - most books have moderate or light browning to pages, one book has heavy browning to inside of covers, one book has previous owner's name in ink at top of first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - five books have a slight spine lean, one book has a heavy spine lean and multiple spine creases, one book has a small hole punch through top corner of front cover, most books have light or moderate edge wear, six books have some tiny or small corner creases, one book has a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block, light to moderate browning to most text blocks, several books have very small sticker removal marks on one cover and light rubbing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
29 O'Donnell, Elliott. THE DEAD RIDERS.
New York Paperback Library 1967 Mass Market Paperback Very Good - 
224 pp, 7" H. "While searching for treasure in the barbaric Gobi Desert, Burke Blake, a rugged adventurer and enemy of Black Magic, sees an eerie cavalcade of shadowy riders on shadowy horses. Leading them is a figure taller and more terrifying that the others. Although Blake can see little of the face below the hood, he knows that the leader of this ghostly caravan is evil incarnate - the spirit of the mighty Lovonan Wizard, Shadna Rana. Their first encounter is the beginning of a war between the two that takes them across the face of the earth - and into hell itself!" Interior - very light browning in gutter of pages, light browning to inside of covers small tear at top of page leaf 123/124 - archivally taped. Exterior - light edge wear, book is cocked, spine is concave with faint crease. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
WESTRIA - PARTIAL SET.  VOLUME 2. LADY OF DARKNESS.  VOLUME 3 SILVERHAIR THE WANDERER.  VOLUME 5. THE SEA STAR.  VOLUME 6. THE WIND CRYSTAL.  VOLUME 7. THE JEWEL OF FIRE.  5 BOOKS IN TOTAL., Paxson, Diana L.
30 Paxson, Diana L. WESTRIA - PARTIAL SET. VOLUME 2. LADY OF DARKNESS. VOLUME 3 SILVERHAIR THE WANDERER. VOLUME 5. THE SEA STAR. VOLUME 6. THE WIND CRYSTAL. VOLUME 7. THE JEWEL OF FIRE. 5 BOOKS IN TOTAL.
New York Timescape / TOR First Printings Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Tom Kid (volume 3) and Tom Canty (volumes 6&7), cover art. 
Partial set of the "Westria" novels - volumes 2, 3, 5, 6 & 7 - 5 books in total. Volume 2. Lady of Darkness: Timescape 1983 1st printing, 7" H, 253 pp, ISBN 0671458825 - "At last, a Queen was found to honor the covenant. A Queen to be Mistress of the Jewels of Westria, and wield their magical thrall over the elements. A Queen to conquer the mysteries of the Kingdom, as she had conquered the King's heart. But the young and gentle Queen little suspected treachery in the magical spheres of the Westrian court, where jealousy festered and a sorcerer bridled at her powers." Volume 3. Silverhair the Wanderer: TOR 1986 1st printing, 6 3/4" H, 310 pp, ISBN 0812548604 - "Protected only by his sword, his harp and his songs, pursued by a powerful evil wizard, Silverhair's road led to goddesses and ghosts, man-monsters and madness, scholars and shapeshifters, the palaces of royalty and the tents of ragged nomads. But for all the perils he braved, for all the dangers he conquered, Silverhair's goal remained unseen, elusive, a mystery beyond solution. Because his beloved sister and her son, heir to the throne of Westria, had vanished - utterly vanished - from the face of the earth." Volume 5. The Sea Star: TOR 1988 1st printing, 6 3/4" H, 374 pp, ISBN 0812548647 - "Julian, the long-lost son of Queen Faris and King Jehan, has returned to heal the kingdom of Westria. But he cannot prove his heritage and gain the throne except by searching out and mastering one by one the four great Jewels of Power lost in the magical cataclysm that destroyed his parents years ago. And Caolin, the jealous Blood Lord, the Sorcerer who was the author of the great destruction, still lives. The Jewels alone stand between him and utter dark power, from which Westria will never recover." Volume 6. The Wind Crystal: TOR 1990 1st printing, 6 3/4" H, 308 pp, ISBN 0812500407 - "The King is Dead, the Land ruled by a Regent. Prince Julian, the lost son of King Jehan, has returned to claim the crown. But he must prove his right by finding and mastering the four jewels of power lost in the magic war that killed Jehan. Julian has gained two of them, the Earthstone and the Sea Star. Now he must survive the quest for the Wind Crystal." Volume 7. The Jewel of Fire: TOR 1992 1st printing, 6 3/4" H, 309 pp, ISBN 0812511107 - "Prince Julian, claimant and true heir to the throne of Westria, (has recovered and mastered three of the four jewels of Power). What will be the cost to the kingdom, what price will Julian have to pay to attain the fourth - from the mouth of a volcano!" Interiors - very light to light browning to inside of covers, slight toning to pages, otherwise books are clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, two volumes with a tiny number stamp on bottom of text block, volume 5 has a few tiny shallow dents on the spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
31 Pringle, David, ed. Terry Pratchett, foreword. THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FANTASY: THE DEFINITIVE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE.
Woodstock, New York Overlook 1998 0879519371 / 9780879519377 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
256 pp, 11 1/4" H. Color and b&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Types of Fantasy; Fantasy Cinema; Television Fantasy; Who's Who of Fantasy; A-Z of Fantasy Characters & Entities; Fantasy Games; Fantasy Worlds; Fantasy Magazines; Glossary; Index. "(A)n extensive survey of the whole genre." Dust jacket is price clipped, has minor edgwear at top of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CHRONICLES OF THE CHEYSULI - FIRST 6 BOOKS IN 5 VOLUMES.  1. SHAPECHANGERS.  2. THE SONG OF HOMANA.  3. LEGACY OF THE WOLF - CONTAINING: LEGACY OF THE SWORD & TRACK OF THE WHITE WOLF.  4. A PRIDE OF PRINCES.  5. DAUGHTER OF THE LION., Roberson, Jennifer.
32 Roberson, Jennifer. CHRONICLES OF THE CHEYSULI - FIRST 6 BOOKS IN 5 VOLUMES. 1. SHAPECHANGERS. 2. THE SONG OF HOMANA. 3. LEGACY OF THE WOLF - CONTAINING: LEGACY OF THE SWORD & TRACK OF THE WHITE WOLF. 4. A PRIDE OF PRINCES. 5. DAUGHTER OF THE LION.
New York Daw Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Julek Heller (1, 4, 5), James Gurney (2) and Yvone Gilbert (3) cover art. 
The first 6 books of "The Chronicles of the Cheysuli" in 5 volumes - 7" H. 1. Shapechangers: 221 pp, 1984 14th printing, ISBN 0886771404 - "They were the Cheysuli, a race of magical warriors gifted with the ability to assume animal shape at will. For centuries they had been allies to the King of Homana, treasured champions of the realm. Until a king's daughter ran away with a Cheysuli liege man and caused a war of annihilation against the Cheysuli race. This is the story of Alix, the daughter of that ill-fated union - and her struggle to master the call of magic in her blood, and accept her place in an ancient prophecy she cannot deny." 2. The Song of Homana: 352 pp, 1985 2nd printing, ISBN 0886770572 - "The time has come for Prince Carillon, Homana's rightful ruler, to return from exile with his Cheysuli shapechanger liege men, free his land from the evil domination of the tyrant Bellan and his villainous magicians, restore the Cheysuli to their rightful position of grace, and claim his birthright. To do this, he would not only have to raise an army, but overcome the fear and prejudice of an ignorant population and answer the call of a prophecy he never chose to serve!" 3. Legacy of the Wolf (containing Legacy of the Sword and Track of the White Wolf): 764 pp, 2001 1st printing thus, ISBN 0886779979 - Legacy of the Sword - "In the aftermath of the revolution which overthrew the hated tyrant, Prince Donal is being trained as the first Cheysuli in generations to assume the throne. But will he be able to overcome the prejudice of a populace afraid of his special magic and succeed in uniting the realm in its life and death battle against enemy armies and evil magicians? - Track of the White Wolf - "Niall, Prince of Homana, key player in a prophecy that spans generations, should have been the treasured link between Cheysuli and Homanan. Yet neither of the peoples he is destined to someday rule feel anything but suspicion of Niall. Homanans fear him for his Cheysul heritage, while Cheysuli refuse to accept him as their own because he has acquired neither a lir-shape nor the lir companion which is the true mark of the Cheysuli shapechangers. And now, Niall must undertake a journey to fulfill yet another link in the ancient prophecy. He must travel through war-torn lands to claim his bride - a mission which may well prove his doom." 4. A Pride of Princes: 453 pp, 1988 7th printing, ISBN 0886772613 - "Brennan, Hart, and Corin (are) the three Cheysuli sons of Niall, ruler of Homana, and the next link in the generations-old prophecy of the Firstborn. Now the time had come for all three to take the paths for which they were fated. Three princes, three destinies - and if even one should fail to fulfill the patterns of prophecy, Homanan and Cheysuli alike would pay a deadly price." 5. Daughter of the Lion: 372 pp, 1989 9th printing, ISBN 0886773245 - "She is Keely, twin sister of Corin, and daughter of Niall, the ruler of Homana, and she alone has the power to shapechange into any form, a power akin to that of the Firstborn. And like her brothers, Keely has been chosen to play a crucial part in the Firstborn's prophecy. Yet she is no weak pawn to be used in men's games of power and diplomacy. Trained alongside her brothers in the art of war, gifted with more of the old magic than most of her close kin, she will not easily give way to even Niall's commands, nor be forced against her will into an arranged marriage. Strahan, the most powerful Ihlini sorcerer, is already planning a trap from which even one as magic-gifted as Keely may find not escape. And in the deepwood, another waits to challenge Keely, an outlaw fully as dangerous to her future freedom as Strahan is to her life." Interiors - book 5 has slight browning on inside of covers, book 2 has a soft crease at fore-edge of pages 171-to 184, otherwise books clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, book 2 has a light scuff across fore-edge of text block, book 4 has five very small dents/scuffs on rear cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
SWORD-DANCER SAGA - FIRST FOUR VOLUMES.  1. SWORD-DANCER.  2. SWORD-SINGER.  3. SWORD-MAKER.  4. SWORD-BREAKER.  4 VOLUMES.  (SWORD SEQUENCE.), Roberson, Jennifer.
33 Roberson, Jennifer. SWORD-DANCER SAGA - FIRST FOUR VOLUMES. 1. SWORD-DANCER. 2. SWORD-SINGER. 3. SWORD-MAKER. 4. SWORD-BREAKER. 4 VOLUMES. (SWORD SEQUENCE.)
New York Daw Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Kathy Wyatt (1&2), Corey Wolfe (3&4), cover art. 
First 4 volumes of the "Sword-Dancer Saga" - 7" H. Book 1. Sword-Dancer: 286 pp, 1986 2nd printing, ISBN 0886771528 - "He was Tiger, born of the desert winds, raised as a slave and winning his freedom by weaving a special kind of magic with a warrior's skill. She was Del, born of ice and storm, trained by the greatest of Northern sword masters. Now, her ritual training completed and steeped in the special magic of her own runesword, she had come South in search of the young brother stolen five years before. But even Del could not master all the dangers of the deadly Punja alone. And meeting Del, Tiger could not turn back from the most intriguing challenge he'd ever faced - the challenge of a magical, mysterious sword-dancer from the North." Book 2. Sword-Singer: 382 pp, 1988 8th printing, ISBN 0886774470 - "The Place of Swords - it was here that Del and Tiger must make their way to free Del from the life curse under which she traveled. For this was where she had slain her own sword master long before to blood her magical blade with the kind of power she needed to avenge the cruel destruction of her family. Outlawed by her action, she now had only a year to return there to stand in sword-dancer combat and either clear her name and honor or meet her doom." Book 3. Sword-Maker: 464 pp, 1989 11th printing, ISBN 0886773782 - "Sword-sworn to track down the hounds of hoolies, yet inescapably haunted by his memories of Del, Tiger, now master of Northern and Southron sword skills, is relentlessly following the trail which will lead him to Ysaa-den. Yet before him wait perils far deadlier than any hounds. For in Ysaa-den he is hailed as a champion come to stop the force which has been wreaking destruction upon the villagers, a force which many claim is a dragon of unimaginable strength." Book 4. Sword-Breaker: 460 pp, 1991 4th printing, ISBN 0886774764 - "Accused of murdering a man the Southron tribes believe to be their messiah, but who is actually the slayer of Del's family, Tiger and Del flee across the deadly Punja desert, hunted by religious zealots and sword-dancer assassins. But evading death by assasssins' blades is only one of the challenges they face. For Tiger's sword, Samiel, has been possessed by the spirit of the deadly sorcerer, Chosa-Dei - a wizards out of legend with the power to unmake the entire world, a master of evil who seeks to mold Tiger into his ultimate weapon of destruction." Interiors- vol. 4 has light browning to inside of covers and one small dog-ear crease, otherwise all are clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - vol. 2 has a small price/info. sticker on rear cover, vol. 4 has several light scratches and a soft crease on rear cover, all vols. have very light edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spines. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A RAZOR FOR A GOAT:  A DISCUSSION OF CERTAIN PROBLEMS IN THE HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFT AND DIABOLISM., Rose, Elliot.
34 Rose, Elliot. A RAZOR FOR A GOAT: A DISCUSSION OF CERTAIN PROBLEMS IN THE HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFT AND DIABOLISM.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1989. 
257 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 0802067689 "With an amazing knowledge of his subject (and also of related matters, e.g. mythology and Jungian psychology) the author here discusses witchcraft and diabolism in a way that arouses admiration for his exact and critical aptitude. The central theme is the historical origins (and, as a sidetrack, the psychological functions) of some forms of witchcraft. The question whether these should be regarded as survivals of the ancient pagan cults, or whether they should be supposed to be linked to Christedom as heresy, is given extensive treatment." International Review of Social History. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, two tiny co rner creases - one migrates into last few pages. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
35 Soroka, Cynthia. Cover art by Theodore Johnson. THE DARK CHRONICLES. THE FIRST TRILOGY. VOLUME I. THE BEGINNING. VOLUME II. RED BLOOD. VOLUME III. TRIUMPH. 3 VOLUME SET.
(Flash Blasters, [Closter, NJ], 1995, 3rd/1994, 3rd/1995, 2nd printing.) 
337 pp, 376 pp pp, 376 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. "Long ago, a sinister plot to destroy, unfolded. Hatred between generations and a willful destruction of life itself was exposed. The only way for survival - band together. ...sends you on a journey of sword & sorcery that is destined to be a classic. Come into the darkness..." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - minor edge wear, light soiling to edges of textblocks, tiny scuff to fore-edge of textblock of vol. II affecting pages 71-120, a few small/tiny corner creases, vols. I & II are slightly cocked and have light creasing to spine, vol. III has a flat spine and faint crease. VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
36 Thomas, Roy. (Michael Moorcock.) MICHAEL MOORCOCK'S ELRIC: THE DREAMING CITY.
New York Marvel Comics Group 1982 0939766124 / 9780939766123 Soft Cover Very Good - P. Craig Russell. 
Unpaginated, 10 7/8" H. Marvel Graphic Novel No.2. Colour illustrations. Interior - light erased pencil marks at top corner of title page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, light rubbing on front cover - a little more on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
37 Thompson, Paul B., Carter, Tonya R., Kirchoff, Mary, Niles, Douglas, Siegel, Barbara, and Siegel, Scott. (Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman) DRAGONLANCE. PRELUDES II TRILOGY. VOLUME ONE. RIVERWIND THE PLAINSMAN. VOLUME TWO. FLINT THE KING. VOLUME THREE. TANIS THE SHADOW YEARS. 3 VOLUMES.
TSR, (Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, 1990, 1st printings). 
313, 308, and 320 pages, Paperbacks - 3 volumes. Cover art by Clyde Caldwell, interior b&w illus by Douglas Chaffee/Valerie Valusek. Interior - light browning to pages - heavier on inside of covers of vols. one & two, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, flat spines with very faint creases. VG 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
THE STOLEN THRONE / HAMMER AND ANVIL / THE THOUSAND CITIES.  THE FIRST THREE VOLUMES OF "THE TIME OF TROUBLES" CYCLE., Turtledove, Harry.
38 Turtledove, Harry. THE STOLEN THRONE / HAMMER AND ANVIL / THE THOUSAND CITIES. THE FIRST THREE VOLUMES OF "THE TIME OF TROUBLES" CYCLE.
New York Del Rey / Ballantine First Printings Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good - Cover Art by Steve Youll (volumes 1&2) and Michael Herring (volume 3). 
3 volumes, 6 13/16" H. 1. The Stolen Throne: 356 pp, 1995 1st printing, ISBN 0345380479 - "An uneasy peace had prevailed these last few years between the Empire of Videssos and rival Makuran. But now Makuran's King of Kings alerted his border holdings - even the small fortress where Abivard's father was lord - to prepare for barbarian raids. But Abivard himself received a warning of a different sort: an eerie prophecy of a field, a hill, and a shield shining across the sea. Before a season had turned, his father and his King lay dead upon the field of battle - the very place foreseen in the vision. Abivard hastened home to defend his family and his land. To his dismay, the most urgent danger came not from marauding tribes, or from Videssos, but from the capital. An obscure and greedy bureaucrat had captured the crown; the rightful heir had disappared, and no mortal man would say where he might be found." 2. Hammer and Anvil: 372 pp, 1996 1st printing, ISBN 0345380487 - "A pretender held the throne (of Videssos) - a despot who cared little that barbarian hordes and rival realms carved away at his empire, so long as the wealth and booty of the land satisfied his unbridled appetites. Only one name held hope for freedom: Maniakes. And from his exile on the very edge of the civilized world, young Maniakes took up the challenge, rallied his forces, and sailed off to topple the tyrant. But the tyrant would use every means at his disposal - fair or most hideously foul - to destroy the crusading upstart. And even if Maniakes could stay alive, he would still have to pull together a battered, divided land as well as fend off a host of enemies - and thwart the former friend who had become his empire's most deadly foe!" 3. The Thousand Cities: 404 pp, 1997 1st printing, ISBN 0345380495 - "Abivard, marshal of Makuran, pondered the impossible. How could he carry out the command of Sharbaraz, King of Kings, to destroy the invincible Empire of Videssos? Then, against all expectations, the Emperor of Videssos invaded Makuran itself. Abivard was thrust on the defensive, forced homeward to drive the invaders from the fabled land of the Thousand Cities. Abivard needed not only his greatest battle skills but his most powerful magicians, for no one doubted that Videssian military strategy would be accompanied by the finest sorcery. Yet even as reality reversed itself and renegades plotted Abivard's ruin, the undaunted warrior vowed never to surrender - ." Interiors - book I has previous owner's name in inside of front cover, book II has light to moderate wrinkling at top corner of pages 301 to 332 - small tear archivally taped on the last four page leaves, otherwise books are clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - book II spine is slightly concave and has slight lean, book III has bookstore stamp on inside of front cover, 
Price: 15.00 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.
39 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
 
 
40 Vinge, Vernor. (With Joan D. Vinge on one story.) TRUE NAMES...AND OTHER DANGERS. (CONTAINS: BOOKWORM, RUN!; TRUE NAMES; THE PEDDLER'S APPRENTICE; THE UNGOVERNED; AND, LONG SHOT.)
Baen, (New York, 1987), Ist printing. 
275 pp, + preview, paperback. Wraparound cover art by Gary Ruddell. "The names they use are not their own: Mr. Slippery, the Mailman, Erythrina the Red Witch, and Slimey Limey. And they would rather turn over their grandmothers than reveal their True Names. In the age of computerized magic, these witches and warlocks use scalp-connects and customized software instead of spells. Most of their electronic 'sorcery' is petty, but the stakes are about to go sky-high. Someone - or something - is threatening to upset the balance of power, not only in the electronic underground, but in the real world itself..." Interior - pages browning lightly, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, tiny area of surface paper loss at top of spine and on rear panel, spine flat with light creases. VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
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