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81 Herbert, Mary H. VALORIAN / DARK HORSE / LIGHTNING'S DAUGHTER / CITY OF THE SORCERERS. (4 BOOKS)
Lake Geneva, WI TSR Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good 
313 pp / 314 pp / 309 pp / 314 pp. ISBNs - 1560765666 / 0880389168 / 1560760788 / 1560768762. 'Valorian' is a first printing from 1993 and is a prequel to 'Dark Horse', which is a first printing from 1990. 'Lightning's Daugher' and 'City of Sorcerers' are both first printings, from 1991 and 1994 respectively. The first four books of the Dark Horse series. Moderate browning to inside of covers, a few small corner creases to covers, vol. 3 has a few pages with tiny corner crease and light creases on spine. minor edge wear to covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ORIENTAL FAIRY TALES., Herder, Liebeskind, and Krummacher.  (From the German of)
82 Herder, Liebeskind, and Krummacher. (From the German of) ORIENTAL FAIRY TALES.
New York United States Book Company, Successors to John W. Lovell Company Hard Cover Good 
300 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), brick-coloured boards with black floral decoration and gold title blocks on spine and front board. Floral endpapers, b&w illustrations. No date. Contents: Introduction: Oberon and Titania; The Journey; The Magic Ring; The Dream of Mirza; Abdallah; The Three Sons; The Journey to Babylon; El Rakham or the Marriage-Collar; The Birds of Solomon; The Queen of the Mountains; The Prisoner; The Enchanted Well; The Man of Sensibility; The Ass of Dadschial; The Water of Life; The Recompense; The Blue Palm-Tree; The Consolation in Misfortune; The King and the Goatherd; The Peasant of Bilbis; The Transformation; The Dream of Almet; The Vision of Bossaldab; The Best Patrimony; Queen Amberboah; Hypocrisy; Mostanser; The Fairy Barque; The Travelers; Mahmood's Mirror; The Prudent Vizier; Alaeddin; Fidelity Put to the Test; The Sacres Fire; The Adroit Reproof; Notes. Small tear on inside front hinge, some scattered foxing marks throughout book - mainly on preliminary pages, light browning to edges of endpapers, heavy browning and foxing on edges of text block, edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
83 Holdstock, Robert. Cover art by Christopher Zacharow. MYTHAGO WOOD.
Arbor House, New York, (1984), book club edition. 
214 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "On the edge of the (ancient British) forest the Huxley family lives. In the 1930s, George Huxley discovered some of the mysteries of the wood and, until his death in 1946, was obsessed with its exploration. Now, his son, Christian, lives again in the house by the wood and has discovered his father's notes. His brother, Steven, has disappeared into the wood, taking up the father's quest, and Chris is caught up gradually in the mystery. For a strange disjunction with reality appears in and around the wood invading the Huxley home. Here in this ancient place are preserved in living actuality the mythic personages of the human racial unconscious, who inhabit the wood. One who approaches the wood enters another world, the most primitive and powerful existence that humanity can imagine. And Chris must follow the others, including the beautiful huntress Mythago, on a journey to the far heart ot the wood, where the most ancient and perilous monsters still live. And rule..." Tiny dent to top edge of boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small scuff on rear hinge. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly along top edge and at bottom of spine, small tear with crease at top of rear panel, light tiny foxing marks along top inside edge, very light browning to spine and rear panel. VG/VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
DUNCTON FOUND.  PART THREE OF THE DUNCTON CHRONICLES., Horwood, William.
84 Horwood, William. DUNCTON FOUND. PART THREE OF THE DUNCTON CHRONICLES.
London Century 1989 0712629793 / 9780712629799 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
781 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w map. "Under the ruthless leadership of Henbane of Whern, the grikes have taken over moledom and soon, under Lucerne, her son by Tryfan, their ascendancy is to be consol-idated and the last followers of the Stone rooted out and killed. Duncton Wood has been sealed off and made a colony for aging and diseased mole outcasts whose sterile feuding and self-hatred the grikes believe will destroy forever the legendary system's spiritual power. Yet it is here, in the shadow of hopelessness and death, that the Stone Mole has been born. His name is Beechen, and the aging Tryfan is entrusted with preparing him for his great task of showing all moles how the Stone's Silence may finally be known. As young Beechen sets forth from Duncton Wood, he finds that all the dark forces of the evil Word have been unleashed against him - and that he will need the courage and faith of other moles, young and old - the much-loved Mayweed, intelligent Sleekit, strong Alder, nervous Bailey and grubby Holm - if hope is to survive." Slight cracking at free front endpaper and half-title page - pages holding firmly, very small minor bump at top/bottom of front hinge, a few very tiny foxing marks on top of text block, minor shelf soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny tear at bottom of rear hinge, some tiny light foxing marks at top/bottom edge of rear flap, jacket is protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
85 Huff, Tanya. SING THE FOUR QUARTERS QUARTET. 1. SING THE FOUR QUARTERS. 2. FIFTH QUARTER. 3. NO QUARTER. 4. THE QUARTERED SEA. 4 VOLUME SET.
Daw, New York, (1994, 2nd./1995, 2nd./1996, 2nd./1999, Ist printing). Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Cover art by Jody Lee. 
410 pp, 416 pp, 413 pp, 406 pp. - 4 volumes. "To call the Kigh was the height of bard's magic. Only those born with the gift could learn to Sing these spirits of earth, air, fire, and water into doing their bidding, and even someone as gifted as the Princess Annice must spend years studying at the Bardic Hall to truly master the art. And for Annice, one of those rare talents able to Sing the elemental spirits from each of the four quarters, the call of magic was too strong to be denied, even if it meant renouncing her royal blood and privileges. But Annice might have made a different choice if she could have foreseen that ten years after she'd transferred her life and loyalties from the royal palace to the Bardic Hall, she'd find herself fleeing from the King's Guards. For Annice was twice guilty of treason, first for imperiling the order of succession by becoming pregnant, and second for aiding the father of her unborn child, the Duc of Ohrid, to escape the palace dungeons and the sentence of death hanging over his head. Now the fugitives' only hope lay in tracking down and bringing to justice the enemy who'd masterminded the Duc's downfall, a dangerous foe who had found a way to tie lies and truths together into a knot even the most powerful of Bardic spells could not unravel." Interiors - vol. 1 has a few pages with small corner crease and one page with large corner crease, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear to covers; vol. 4 has light creases on spine, is lightly cocked and has 3 tiny dents on rear cover - light migration in rear pages; vol 1 has large soft corner crease on front cover, slight corner curling on rear cover, light browning to edges of textblock and tiny bump/tear at bottom of rear hinge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
86 Huff, Tanya. (Book 4 Inscribed by Author.) Cover art by Jody Lee. SING THE FOUR QUARTERS QUARTET. 1. SING THE FOUR QUARTERS. 2. FIFTH QUARTER. 3. NO QUARTER. 4. THE QUARTERED SEA. 4 VOLUME SET.
Daw, New York, (1994, 3rd/1995, 2nd/1996, Ist/1999, Ist printing). 
410 pp, 416 pp, 413 pp, 406 pp. - mass market paperbacks - 4 volumes. BOOK 4 INSCRIBED AND DATED BY TANYA HUFF. "To call the Kigh was the height of bard's magic. Only those born with the gift could learn to Sing these spirits of earth, air, fire, and water into doing their bidding, and even someone as gifted as the Princess Annice must spend years studying at the Bardic Hall to truly master the art. And for Annice, one of those rare talents able to Sing the elemental spirits from each of the four quarters, the call of magic was too strong to be denied, even if it meant renouncing her royal blood and privileges. But Annice might have made a different choice if she could have foreseen that ten years after she'd transferred her life and loyalties from the royal palace to the Bardic Hall, she'd find herself fleeing from the King's Guards. For Annice was twice guilty of treason, first for imperiling the order of succession by becoming pregnant, and second for aiding the father of her unborn child, the Duc of Ohrid, to escape the palace dungeons and the sentence of death hanging over his head. Now the fugitives' only hope lay in tracking down and bringing to justice the enemy who'd masterminded the Duc's downfall, a dangerous foe who had found a way to tie lies and truths together into a knot even the most powerful of Bardic spells could not unravel..." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks, Exteriors - clean and bright with minor edge wear to covers, spines flat with the very faintest of creases on book 1. VG+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
87 Hughes, Monica. THE SEVEN MAGPIES.
Toronto HarperCollins 1996 0002245493 / 9780002245494 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
148 pp, 8 5/8" H. "Britain has just declared war on Germany and (Maureen's) father has been sent to the Front, where casualties are heavy. Her mother is trooping off eagerly - too eagerly, (she) thinks - to London 'to help with the war effort'. And Maureen is being shipped off to the stuffy-sounding Logan Academy for Young Ladies, a remote but supposedly safe boarding school in the Scottish Highlands. The girls at the school are just as Maureen expects: cold and cliquish, completely cowed by their cruel ringleader, Kathleen. But there's also something weird about these girls, something sinister. Why do they slip away in the middle of the night, one by one, to visit the woods surrounding the school? What's their secret society, called the Seven Magpies, all about - and why does it make them seem so nervous? It isn't until Maureen herself falls under the spell of a strange stone, a stone that compels her to leave it offerings of food, that she begins to understand what's making her schoolmates seem so strange. And then she discovers what the real danger is - - . A realistic yet magical story of what happens when a group of teenagers tampers with the ancient power of the Celts." Both book and dust jacket are clean and bright. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE SEVEN MAGPIES., Hughes, Monica.
88 Hughes, Monica. THE SEVEN MAGPIES.
Toronto HarperCollins 1996 0002245493 / 9780002245494 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
148 pp, 8 5/8" H. "Britain has just declared war on Germany and (Maureen's) father has been sent to the Front, where casualties are heavy. Her mother is trooping off eagerly - too eagerly, (she) thinks - to London 'to help with the war effort'. And Maureen is being shipped off to the stuffy-sounding Logan Academy for Young Ladies, a remote but supposedly safe boarding school in the Scottish Highlands. The girls at the school are just as Maureen expects: cold and cliquish, completely cowed by their cruel ringleader, Kathleen. But there's also something weird about these girls, something sinister. Why do they slip away in the middle of the night, one by one, to visit the woods surrounding the school? What's their secret society, called the Seven Magpies, all about - and why does it make them seem so nervous? It isn't until Maureen herself falls under the spell of a strange stone, a stone that compels her to leave it offerings of food, that she begins to understand what's making her schoolmates seem so strange. And then she discovers what the real danger is - - . A realistic yet magical story of what happens when a group of teenagers tampers with the ancient power of the Celts." Minor wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, tiny tear (archivally taped) and minor wear at bottom of front flap-fold, very light rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
NORTHERN FRIGHTS 4., Hutchison, Don, ed.  (David Annandale, Sally McBride, Nancy Kilpatrick, Benoit Bisson, Mary E. Choo, Dale L. Sproule, Stephen Meade, Stephanie Bedwell-Grime, Sandra Kasturi, David Nickle, Edo Van Belkom, Carolyn Clink, Thomas S. Roche, Mici Gold, et al.)
89 Hutchison, Don, ed. (David Annandale, Sally McBride, Nancy Kilpatrick, Benoit Bisson, Mary E. Choo, Dale L. Sproule, Stephen Meade, Stephanie Bedwell-Grime, Sandra Kasturi, David Nickle, Edo Van Belkom, Carolyn Clink, Thomas S. Roche, Mici Gold, et al.) NORTHERN FRIGHTS 4.
Oakville, Ontario Mosaic Press 1997 0889626391 / 9780889626393 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good- James Kroesen, cover art. 
257 pp, 9" H. Small b&w illustrations by Susan Parker. Anthology of dark fantasy containing 20 short stories including: Mirror Monster by Stephen Meade; The Pit-Heads by David Nicklel Ice Bridge by Edo van Belkom; The Fisher's Daughter by Thomas S. Roche; Skinny Dipping by Mici Gold; Dead of Winter by Carol Weeks; Consuming Fear by Colleen Anderson, etc. Light edgewear/rubbing to covers, slight bumping to top of spine (which is uncreased), light soiling to edges of text block. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
NORTHERN FRIGHTS., Hutchison, Don, ed.  (Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Steve Rasnic Tem, Tanya Huff, Robert Bloch, Galad Elflandsson, Karen Wehrstein, Terence M. Green, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Lucy Taylor, Andrew Weiner, Edo Van Belkom, Shirley Meier, Charles De Lint, et al.)
90 Hutchison, Don, ed. (Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Steve Rasnic Tem, Tanya Huff, Robert Bloch, Galad Elflandsson, Karen Wehrstein, Terence M. Green, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Lucy Taylor, Andrew Weiner, Edo Van Belkom, Shirley Meier, Charles De Lint, et al.) NORTHERN FRIGHTS.
Oakville, Ontario Mosaic Press 1992 088962514X / 9780889625143 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Henry Van Der Linde. 
203 pp, 8 5/8" H. B&w illustrations. "A collection of 18 dark fantasies including: 'Underground' by Tanya Huff, 'The Man Who Cried Wolf!' by Robert Bloch, 'Ashland, Kentucky' by Terence M. Green, 'The Witches' Tree' by Shirley Meier, 'Toronto Necropolis' by Carolyn Clink and 'The Soft Whisper of Midnight Snow' by Charles de Lint. Curl up in front of the fire - but keep the doors locked and the curtains closed!" Very minor edgewear to boards. Very minor edgewear and scuffing to dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
NORTHERN FRIGHTS 3., Hutchison, Don, ed.  (Michael Rowe, Rick Hautala, Tanya Huff, Peter Sellers, Nancy Baker, Rudy Kremberg, Mel D. Ames, James Powell, David Shtogryn, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Robert Charles Wilson, Carolyn Clink, Chris Wiggins, Sean Doolittle, Tia Travis, et al.)
91 Hutchison, Don, ed. (Michael Rowe, Rick Hautala, Tanya Huff, Peter Sellers, Nancy Baker, Rudy Kremberg, Mel D. Ames, James Powell, David Shtogryn, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Robert Charles Wilson, Carolyn Clink, Chris Wiggins, Sean Doolittle, Tia Travis, et al.) NORTHERN FRIGHTS 3.
Oakville, Ontario Mosaic Press 1995 0889625891 / 9780889625891 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Henry Van Der Linde, cover art. Inscribed
239 pp, 8 15/16" H. Signed and dated on half title page, "For D____ - Happy Halloween, you wild thing Michael Rowe (reference to his story)" and on title page "For D____ with beast witches! Don / Don Hutchison". A collection of 18 dark fantasies including 'Wild Things Live There' by Michael Rowe, 'A Debt Unpaid' by Tanya Huff, 'Sasquatch' by Mel D. Ames, 'Grist for the Mills of Christmas' by James Powell, 'Tamar's Leather Pouch' by David Shtogryn, 'The Dead Go Shopping' by Stephanie Bedwell-Grime and 'The Summer Worms' by David Nickle. Curl up in front of the fire - but keep the doors locked and the curtains closed! Very minor edgewear and scuffing, reading crease along front cover near spine, spine uncreased. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
92 Hutchison, Don, editor. Michael Rowe, Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Charles Grant, David Nickle, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Robert Charles Wilson, Dale L. Sproule, Nalo Hopkinson, Robert Boyczuk, David Annadale, Edo Van Belkom, Hugh B. Cave, Sally McBride, et al. WILD THINGS LIVE THERE: THE BEST OF NORTHERN FRIGHTS.
Oakville, Ontario Mosaic 2001 0889627657 / 9780889627659 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
263 pp, 9" H. A collection of 16 dark fantasy/horror stories by some of Canada's best writers in the genre. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; The Eddies; Sometimes, In the Rain; The Sloan Men; Farm Wife; The Perseids; Fourth Person Singular; Slow Cold Chick; Horror Story; Via Influenza; Ice Bridge; A Voice in the Wild; Hello, Jane, Good-bye; Imposter; Wild Things Live There; The Pines; The Emperor's Old Bones; Bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing, flat uncreased spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW., Irving, Washington.  Introduction and notes by Blanche E. Weekes.
93 Irving, Washington. Introduction and notes by Blanche E. Weekes. RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW.
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1928 Hard Cover Good- No Jacket John Fitz, Jr. 
106 pp, 8 1/4" H. Blue cloth with dark blue lettering on spine and front board, dark blue & orange decoration on front board. Pictorial endpapers, color frontispiece and 13 b&w illustrations (all present). Two of Washington Irving's most beloved stories, complete with an introduction and a glossary explaining some of the names, words and phrases (e.g. "Major Andre", "olykoek" and "by hook and by crook"), that Irving uses. Thoreau Macdonald bookplate, depicting a squirrel reading a book, on verso of front free endpaper - no ownership name filled in. Moderate to heavy browning to endpapers, several air bubbles under rear pastedown, moderate browning to pages, 1" edge tear to page leaf 95/96 - archivally taped, heavy browning to edges of text block, slight twist to spine, moderate browning to colour faded spine, light browning to edges of boards, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
94 Jacques, Brian. MARLFOX. A TALE OF REDWALL.
Hutchinson, London, (1998), Ist edition. 
386 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "Stealth and cunning are the traits of the Marlfox. Known only in Redwall country by legend, they are said to be able to appear and disappear by magic. When the strange creatures, with their pale eyes and silver-white mottled coats begin to appear in Mosslfower Woods, it is clear that evil is abroad. A kidnapping and a cunning raid to steal the beautiful Redwall tapestry confirm the worst: Redwall is under threat - and from an enemy whose mark is yet to be known." Light creasing at top of front flap fold of dust jacket. This is a new, unread book. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE FIVE JARS., James, M.R.  (Montague Rhodes James.)
95 James, M.R. (Montague Rhodes James.) THE FIVE JARS.
New York Longmans, Green 1922 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket Gilbert James. 
172 pp, 8 1/2" H. Orange cloth with black lettering on spine and front board. Decorated title page, plus 7 b&w plates by Gilbert James, including frontispiece (collated). M.R. James, best known for his ghost stories, here presents a tale for children. A middle-aged man finds a chest containing five jars, each with the ability to impart a magical power, including communicating with fairies and understanding animal speech. Mottled light browning to free endpapers, light toning to pages, small light soiling mark in margin of page 67, slight separation between gatherings at three pkace - gatherings still firm in binding, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear - a little more at corners and at top/bottom of hinges with light fraying, small slight bump at bottom corner of boards, light cloth wrinkling at fore-edge of rear board, small area of soiling on spine, slight fading to spine colour, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
96 Jeter, K.W. MACHINES INFERNALES.
Paris J'ai Lu 1988 2277225185 / 9782277225188 Mass Market Paperback Very Good - D.B. Mattingly cover art. 
348 pp,6 7/16" H. "C'etait a Londres, un matin - L'orage menacait. George Dower vit entrer dans sa boutique celui qu'il appellera l'Homme de Cuir Noir - Des lors, il devint le jouet d'evenements dont le sens lui echappait. Le plus etrange etait ces etres disgracieux qu'il rencontrait partout - Peuple difforme descendant d'une race amphibie, aussi pitoyable que ces 'filles vertes' aux voluptes poissonneuses qui excitaient la convoitise de jeunes aristrocrates debauches. Au comble de l'angoisse, Dower comprit peu a peu qu'on s'acharnait a vouloir le tuer. S'agissait-il du Regulateur Etherique? Une machine infernale apparemment? Mais le pire etait encore a venir. Et le pire, il etait loin de l'imaginer - ." Interior - very light browning in gutter and margins of pages. Exterior - light edge wear, very light browning to edges of text block, tiny light scuffs and cup ring on front cover. 
Price: 10.00 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.
97 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
 
 
DWARVES: A KINGDOM AND ADVENTURE.  ROLE AIDS.  (A COMPLETE KINGDOM AND ADVENTURE SUITABLE FOR ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS.), Karczag, Paul.
98 Karczag, Paul. DWARVES: A KINGDOM AND ADVENTURE. ROLE AIDS. (A COMPLETE KINGDOM AND ADVENTURE SUITABLE FOR ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS.)
Chicago Mayfair Games 1982 Soft Cover Very Good Gerald O'Malley, Ellie Mooney & James Clouse. 
96 pp, 11" H. B&w drawings, maps, plans. "Dwarves. The Stoutest Warriors in the Age of Legend. Herin is recorded their History, Gods, Culture, Artifacts, Wars, Magics, Mines, Traps and Enemies. Including Guides to the Ancient Cities of Ostohar and Anor, the village of Fin, and the residents therein. Featuring: DWARVEN RITE, a heroic sized adventure for 4 - 8 Dwarven characters of 5th to 10th level of experience." Interior - small soft bump at top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small bump at top corner of front cover, minor edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
99 Keesey, Pam, editor. (Charlee Jacob, Suzy McKee Charnas, Judy Brewer, Renee M. Charles, Steve Eller, Ursular K. Le Guin, Paul Allen, Thomas S. Roche, Barbara J. Ferrenz, Jeremy E. Johnson, Tom Piccirilli, Pamela J. Jessen, Mari Hersh-Tudor, et al.) WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WEREWOLVES: TALES OF BLOOD, LUST AND METAMORPHOSIS.
Pittsburgh Cleis Press 1996 1573440574 / 9781573440578 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good- 
167 pp, 8 7/16" H. "Like the femme fatale, the female werewolf is dangerous and alluring, often using her sexuality to destroy men. But while the vampire employs seduction to capture her prey, the werewolf is most often associated with raw lust and animal instinct. Her desires literally turn her into an animal. From the editor of 'Daughters of Darkness' and 'Dark Angels', (this book) features tales by: Ursula K. Le Guin, Renee M. Charles, Suzy McKee Charnas, Melanie Tem, Charlee Jacob, Thomas S. Roche, and more!" Contents: Introduction; Permafrost; Boobs; Moon Running; A Model of Transformation; The Final Truth; The Wife's Story; Teamwork; Sisters of the Weird; The Change; Euphorbia Helioscopia; The Hound of God; Visitation; A Wilder Truth; Breaking the Circle; Wilding; About the Authors; About the Editor. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear/rubbing, one small corner crease on front cover, tiny corner crease on rear cover, thin shallow dint to top of textblock. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
THE WORLD GUIDE TO GNOMES, FAIRIES, ELVES AND OTHER LITTLE PEOPLE., Keightley, Thomas.
100 Keightley, Thomas. THE WORLD GUIDE TO GNOMES, FAIRIES, ELVES AND OTHER LITTLE PEOPLE.
New York Avenel 1978 0517263130 / 9780517263136 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
560 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). B&w illustrations. First Avenel reprinting of the 1878 G. Bell edition. "Kelpies, Korrigans, Pixies and Peries, Deeves, Brownies, and Bugaboos - these are just a few of the fantastic figures you will encounter in this unique collection of fairy mythology. Gnomes, faries, and elves of every imaginable size, shape, color, and demeanor spring to life in this marvelously illustrated guide to the fairy realm. Just one glance at the extensive table of contents reveals the scope and variety of fairy folklore explored here - from Persian and Arabian romance to the mythology of Scandinavia, England, France, Germany, and Switzerland. In addition, the author includes sections dealing with the more obscure fairy folkore and tradition of Greece, Spain, Italy, Africa, and the Middle East. Indeed, (he) has left no stone unturned in accomplishing the task he set for himself: 'to collect, arrange and classify and give under one point of view the various ideas and legends respecting fairies and similar beings of the popular creed.' Taken from a variety of sources of popular myth and legend, (it) forms a rich compendium of the superstitions surrounding those enchanting lesser deities, 'the little people'. Not only does (he) explore every type and species, but he also traces resemblances and similarities among the fairy traditions of different countries. For instance, did you know that the Nis (Scandianavia), the Kobold (Germany), and the Goblin (England) are all names for one species, which appears in Scotland under the name of Brownie, and that the Brownie is a person of small stature and wrinkled visage, is covered with short and curly brown hair, and wears a brown mantle and hood? In addition, Keightley discusses the fairy tradition as it appears in major works of English literature, from the Middle Age epic of 'Beowulf' and Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales' to Spencer's 'The Faerie Queene' and Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'." Light wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, two repaired small tears at top of spine. Dust jacket has several archivally taped tears - mainly at top of spine/hinges - one with creases, light browning at top inside of spine. 
Price: 19.95 USD
 
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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.
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CASTLE SERIES.  VOLUMES 1-6 & 8.  1. CASTLE PERILOUS.  2. CASTLE FOR RENT.  3. CASTLE KIDNAPPED.  4. CASTLE WAR!  5. CASTLE MURDERS.  6. CASTLE DREAMS.  8. BRIDE OF THE CASTLE.  7 BOOKS IN TOTAL., DeChancie, John.  (De Chancie)
CASTLE SERIES. VOLUMES 1-6 & 8. 1. CASTLE PERILOUS. 2. CASTLE FOR RENT. 3. CASTLE KIDNAPPED. 4. CASTLE WAR! 5. CASTLE MURDERS. 6. CASTLE DREAMS. 8. BRIDE OF THE CASTLE. 7 BOOKS IN TOTAL.
DeChancie, John. (De Chancie)
35.00 USD
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THE RIGANTE SERIES.  FIRST 3 VOLUMES.  1. SWORD IN THE STORM.  2. MIDNIGHT FALCON.  3. RAVENHEART.  3 BOOKS IN TOTAL., Gemmell, David A.
THE RIGANTE SERIES. FIRST 3 VOLUMES. 1. SWORD IN THE STORM. 2. MIDNIGHT FALCON. 3. RAVENHEART. 3 BOOKS IN TOTAL.
Gemmell, David A.
20.00 USD
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BARDIC VOICES SERIES.  FIRST FOUR BOOKS.  1. THE LARK AND THE WREN.  2. THE ROBIN & THE KESTREL.  2.5. A CAST OF CORBIES (BARDIC CHOICES).  3. THE EAGLE & THE NIGHTINGALES., Lackey, Mercedes (with Josepha Sherman on "A Cast of Corbies".)
BARDIC VOICES SERIES. FIRST FOUR BOOKS. 1. THE LARK AND THE WREN. 2. THE ROBIN & THE KESTREL. 2.5. A CAST OF CORBIES (BARDIC CHOICES). 3. THE EAGLE & THE NIGHTINGALES.
Lackey, Mercedes (with Josepha Sherman on "A Cast of Corbies".)
20.00 USD
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ADVENTURES OF PIP AND FLINX SERIES.  7 OF THE FIRST 8 VOLUMES.  THE TAR-AIYM KRANG / ORPHAN STAR / THE END OF THE MATTER / BLOODHYPE / FLINX IN FLUX / MID-FLINX / REUNION.  7 BOOKS IN TOTAL., Foster, Alan Dean.
ADVENTURES OF PIP AND FLINX SERIES. 7 OF THE FIRST 8 VOLUMES. THE TAR-AIYM KRANG / ORPHAN STAR / THE END OF THE MATTER / BLOODHYPE / FLINX IN FLUX / MID-FLINX / REUNION. 7 BOOKS IN TOTAL.
Foster, Alan Dean.
35.00 USD
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NIGHT-THREADS SERIES - FIRST FOUR VOLUMES.  1. THE CALLING OF THE THREE.  2. THE TWO IN HIDING.  3. ONE LAND, ONE DUKE.  4. THE CRAFT OF LIGHT., Emerson, Ru.
NIGHT-THREADS SERIES - FIRST FOUR VOLUMES. 1. THE CALLING OF THE THREE. 2. THE TWO IN HIDING. 3. ONE LAND, ONE DUKE. 4. THE CRAFT OF LIGHT.
Emerson, Ru.
20.00 USD
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VLAD TALTOS SERIES.  1. JHEREG.  2. YENDI.  3. TECKLA.  4. TALTOS.  5. PHOENIX.  6. ATHYRA.  7. ORCA.  THE FIRST SEVEN BOOKS PLUS VOLUME NINE - ISSOLA.  8 BOOKS IN TOTAL (1 - 7, 9)., Brust, Steven.
VLAD TALTOS SERIES. 1. JHEREG. 2. YENDI. 3. TECKLA. 4. TALTOS. 5. PHOENIX. 6. ATHYRA. 7. ORCA. THE FIRST SEVEN BOOKS PLUS VOLUME NINE - ISSOLA. 8 BOOKS IN TOTAL (1 - 7, 9).
Brust, Steven.
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DRAGONLANCE.  5 VOLUMES OF THE LOST HISTORIES - 1-4 & 6.  VOLUME 1. THE KAGONESTI.  VOLUME 2. THE IRDA.  VOLUME 3. THE DARGONESTI.  VOLUME 4. LAND OF THE MINOTAURS.  VOLUME 6. THE DRAGONS.  5 BOOKS IN TOTAL., Niles, Douglas; Baker, Linda P.; Thompson, Paul B.; Cook, Tonya; Knaak, Richard A.
DRAGONLANCE. 5 VOLUMES OF THE LOST HISTORIES - 1-4 & 6. VOLUME 1. THE KAGONESTI. VOLUME 2. THE IRDA. VOLUME 3. THE DARGONESTI. VOLUME 4. LAND OF THE MINOTAURS. VOLUME 6. THE DRAGONS. 5 BOOKS IN TOTAL.
Niles, Douglas; Baker, Linda P.; Thompson, Paul B.; Cook, Tonya; Knaak, Richard A.
30.00 USD
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