Books For Sale - October 2020
Anonymous Star Trek 8 Deluxe Posters to Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before! Hawk Books 1992 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Spine slightly creased, else Fine booklet 5.00 Centre-stapled large booklet of posters - 42.5 x 28 cm, each printed with character descriptions on the reverse.
Mike Baron The Punisher in Intruder Marvel 1989 First Edition First Printing Fine Graphic Novel in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket 7.50 ''Frank Castle is a lone avenger, striking out at crime and corruption... a vengeful Fury... we see a side of Frank Castle that has never been seen... delve in to his secretive past to learn some of the complex motivations of this solitary soldier... ''
Graeme Base (Rowland W Greasebeam) The Discovery of Dragons Michael Joseph 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and free end papers slightly faded else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket 10.00 32 large full-colour pages. Introduction; The Discovery of European Dragons; The Discovery of Asiatic Dragons; The Discovery of Tropical Dragons and Publisher's Note.
Felicity Brooks Tales of King Arthur Usborne Publishing 1994 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed and bumped else Fine book Illustrated by Rodney Matthews 4.00 With 10 full-colour pictures and many black & white drawings by Rodney Matthews
Jim Burns Imago Titan 2005 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine book in laminated boards - as issued 7.50 ''... Imago transforms the way we have come to understand the Burns oeuvre, as he reveals and revels in his creative process... showcases the sensual exploration of women trapped in their alien environments, content to play muse to their master fantasist.. previously-unpublished drawings and sketches... subtlety and sensuality... ''
Peter David The Dark Tower The Gunslinger Born Marvel 2007 First Edition First Printing Fine Graphic Novel in Dust Jacket, bruised at top of spine. 10.00 ''The world of Roland Deschain... of the Dark Tower... stunning new textures... seamlessly integrated=s the wonder of Mid-World and the story of its hard-bitten cast of characters... Witness the birth of a gunslinger and the epic sweep of a timeless adventure... ''
David Day Characters From Tolkien Chancellor Press 2002 (Paper) Fine book Illustrated by Ian Miller, Michael Foreman, Allan Curless, Lidia Postma, John Blanche, Victor Ambrus and many others 4.00 287 pages - List of Illustrations; A Map of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands; A Chronology of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands; A Chronology of the Kingdoms on Middle-Earth in the Ages of the Sun; A Bestiary of the Beasts, Monsters, Races, Deities and Flora; Genealogies... ; Index of Principle Sources; General Index. Lavishly Illustrated in Colour and B. & W.
Martyn Dean The Guide To Fantasy Art Techniques Arco 1984 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and gift inscription of front free end paper else Fine book in torn and slightly worn Dust Jacket 4.00 Text by Chris Evans based on interviews between Martyn Dean and Jim Burns, Ian Miller, Patrick Woodroffe, Philip Castle, Syd Mead, Chris Foss, Martin Bower and Boris Vallejo. Lavishly illustrated.
Philip K. Dick A Scanner Darkly Pantheon Books 2006 First Edition First Printing Thus - Issued Without Dust Jacket Edges bruised else Fine Book in laminated boards - as issued. 10.00 Graphic Novel adaptation from the film, and book of the same title...
Charles Dixon The Hobbit or There and Back Again by J., R. R. Tolkien HarperCollins 1991 First Edition in the UK Second Printing (Trade Paper) Fine Book 7.50 Graphic Novel adaptation - Illustrated in full colour throughout and accompanied by the carefully abridges text... this handsome authorised edition will introduce new generations to a magical masterpiece...
John Douglas Eames The MGM Story The Complete Story of Fifty-Seven Roaring Years Octopus 1982 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, short tear at lower edge of front end papers (production fault) and page edges lightly foxed Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 All 1,738 films of M.G.M. described and illustrated in colour and black and white...
Jude Fisher (Jane Johnson ) The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey Visual Companion HarperCollins 2012 First Edition First Printing Fine book in laminated boards and like Dust Jacket (as issued). 5.00 ''The official companion... offers an unforgettable illustrated guide to the fascinating peoples and places of Middle-Earth.''
Jude Fisher The Lord Of The Rings The Two Towers Visual Companion HarperCollins 2002 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket 5.00 ''... a full-colour guide to the characters, places and landscapes... including exclusive images of Gollum, Treebeard and the battle of Helm's Deep... a brand new map of Rohan and Gondor... an unforgettable tour of the haunted swamp of the Dead Marshes and the lovely but dangerous land of Ithilien... ''
Jude Fisher The Return of The King Visual Companion The Official Illustrated Movie Companion HarperCollins 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards and lightly creased Dust Jacket 5.00 The Enemy has launched the full might of his assault against the White City of Minas Tirith... the blood of thousands will be spilled...
Karen Wynn Fonstad The Atlas of Tolkien's Middle Earth Revised Edition HarperCollins 1994 Fourth Printing (Paper) Rear cover and preceding couple of pages creased else Fine Book 5.00 ... the essential guide to the geography of Middle-earth...
Brian Froud The Goblin Companion A Field Guide To Goblins Pavilion Books 1996 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket A touch of rubbing at the top corners else Fine book in padded boards, as issued 7.50 A catalogue of goblins, discovered by Brian Froud for Jim Henson's The Labyrinth and detailed by Terry Jones...
Maxine Gadd Faeries and Other Fantastical Folk Artists' and Photographers' Press 2005 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised, and with a hint of wear, at top of spine else Fine book in padded boards, as issued 25.00 ''The magical and wondrous paintings... are reknowned the world over for the glimpses they offer us into the enchanted realms of Fairyland... beauty not normally revealed to mortal eye, and quirky fantastication that will make you catch your breath...pixies and fairy goddesses, elves and sprites... tricksters... trolls - even mermaids!''
Lise Gotfredsen The Unicorn Harvil Press 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... Since antiquity, the Unicorn, in particular, has given rise to astonishing legends and provoked extraordinary interpretations and manifestations in both art and literature...a religious symbol, a symbol of strength, of fertility and of chastity... a wide-ranging cultural history... using pictorial art... lavishly illustrated... ''
C. T. Grey Fifty Sheds of Grey Boxtree 2012 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Tiny wear spots at the spine corners else Fine Book in laminated boards - as issued 7.50 '' 'Hurt me!' she begged, raising her skirt as she bent over the workbench. 'Very well,' I replied, 'You've got fat ankles and no dress sense.' Colin Grey's life was happy and simple until the day everything changed - the day his wife read THAT book... a dark, illicit world of pleasure and pain... '' Parody - shed based pictures with brief captions
Colin Harris Artist Showcase 2014 Loncon 3 2014 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine Book 10.00 96 pages of full-colour artwork by artists represented at Loncon 3
Mark Harrison Dreamlands Dragon's World 1995 (Paper) Text By Lisa Tuttle Fine Book 7.50 ''... Ranging from traditional fantasy landscapes to more sensual and exotic paintings, this volume provides a comprehensive selection of the artist's output... vivid use of colour and haunting images... ''
Peter Jones Solar Wind Paper Tiger 1980 First Edition First Printing (Note: No blocking/lettering on boards or spine) Slightly faded at top and base of spine first and last few pages and page edges foxed and binding slightly loose else Fine book in Dust Jacket with ca. 2 cm closed tear at the top edge of the front panel. 4.00 ''... a collection of color pictures produced between 1974 and 1980. During this time Peter Jones took an interest in science fiction and fantasy, using available imagery to explore many of his own interests including visual dynamics, fashion, logo design and anatomical invention... '' 92 pages
Dick Jude Fantasy Art of the New Millennium The Best In Fantasy And SF Art Worldwide Voyager 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in ligfhtly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a small-ish tear on the rear fold. 5.00 Artists featured: Rick Berry, Brom, Jim Burns, Fred Gambino, John Howe, Alan Lee, Dave McKean, Don Maitz, Chris Moore and Steve Stone. ''... a behind-the-scenes view of the creative processes involved, discuss their inspirations, frustrations and joys, and reveal how they bring their ideas to fruition... '' With Introduction and Bibliography
Dick Jude Fantasy Art The Best In Fantasy And SF Art Worldwide Voyager 2001 First Edition Second Printing (Paper) Fine Book 4.00 ''... 10 of the leading practitioners... a behind-the-scenes view of the creative processes... inspirations, frustrations and joys... Rick Berry Brom Jim Burns Fred Gambino John Howe Alan Lee Dave McKean Don Maitz Chris Moore Steve Stone... ''.
Dick Jude Fantasy Art The Best In Fantasy And SF Art Worldwide HarperCollins 2002 Third Printing (Large Format Paper) Corners bruised, edges lightly rubbed else Fine book 3.00 ''... 10 of the leading practitioners... a behind-the-scenes view of the creative processes... inspirations, frustrations and joys... Rick Berry Brom Jim Burns Fred Gambino John Howe Alan Lee Dave McKean Don Maitz Chris Moore Steve Stone... ''.
E. J. Kirk The Chronicles of Narnia Beyond the Wardrobe The Official Guide to Narnia HarperCollins 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and upper rear corner a little rubbed else Fine book 4.00 Entering the Wardrobe; The Tale-Teller's Secrets; The Great Tale; The Magic Lands of Narnia; Getting There... and Back; Narnia's Royal Visitors; The People and Creatures of Narnia; The Story Continues
Dean R. Koontz Santa's Twin HarperCollins 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a little rubbing, and a tiny tear, near the tops of the folds. Illustrated by Phil Parks 4.00 ''... the hilarious and heartwarming story of two little girls, Charlotte and Emily, who set out to save Santa from his mischievous twin Bob Claus - who has not only stolen Santa's sleigh, but has stuffed his toy bag with mud pies, cat poop and broccoli!... ''
George R. R. Martin The Official A Game of Thrones Colouring Book HarperVoyager 2015 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Small faint mark on front free end paper else Fine Book 7.50 ''... Forty-five exclusive illustrations... by Yvonne Gilbert, John Howe, Tomislav Tomic, Adam Stower and Levi Pinfold... unique collector's item... ''
Ron Miller Firebrands The Heroines Of Science Fiction and Fantasy Paper Tiger 1998 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Book slightly curled, else Fine 5.00 Introduction; The Beginnings to the 1930s; The 1940s to 1950s; The 1960s to 1970s; The 1980s to 1990s; About the Authors; Acknowledgements; Index112 pages of colour art visualizing the heroines of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Text by Pamela Sargent.
Michael Moorcock The Jewel In The Skull Savoy/Big O 1979 First Edition Thus First Printing (Paper) Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine and lower front corner, card covers lightly creased, previous owner's sticker on front free end paper - Very Good book 7.50 ''In the ages that followed The Tragic Millennium The landscapes of earth grew old and strange. Where once the great nations of Europe had ruled, a mosaic of minor kingdoms fought and flourished. Far beyond their borders lay vast, shadowy lands of mystery. And from the Isles of Grandbretan came the first stirrings of a new power, The Dark Empire... ''
Ted Nasmith The Tolkien Diary 2003 Grafton 1991 Lower board edges lightly worn else Fine book 7.50 Illustrated in full colour with 12 pictures and quotations from The Two Towers. With brief biography of J. R. R. Tolkien and Ted Nasmith.
Jack E. Norton The Fantasy Art Techniques of Tim Hildebrandt Paper Tiger 2000 (Paper) Edges slightly rubbed and marked else Fine book 10.00 ''... one of the most talented and celebrated artists working in the fantasy genre today... collects together .. his finest paintings and drawings and describes the various techniques and materials the artist uses... ''
Gary Russell The Lord of the Rings Weapons and Warfare HarperCollins 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards - as issued - and like Dust Jacket 7.50 The Official Illustrated Guide to the Battles. Arms & Armies in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy... Treating the film-makers' notes, designs and props as a true archive... to present a full historical account of the War of the Ring...
Mary M. Talbot Dotter of Her Father's Eyes Cape 2012 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket (2012 Costa Biography Award Winner) Bruised at top of spine and top rear corner and page edges lightly marked else Fine Book in laminated boards as issued 10.00 ''Part personal history, part biography... contrasts two coming-of-age narratives... Lucia, the daughter of James Joyce, and... Mary Talbot, daughter of the eminent Joycean scholar James S. Atherton. Social expectations and gender politics, thwarted ambitions and personal tragedy... ''
Justin Todd The Magical Paintings of Justin Todd Fontana 1978 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at base of spine and corners a little rubbed else Fine book 7.50 Interview with the artist by Mike Dempsey and thirty-three full-colour illustrations
Boris Vallejo Boris Vallejo Fantastic World - 8 Postcards ???? Edges a little rubbed/rough-cut, corners slightly bumped - Near Fine postcards in slightly worn and creased card sleeve 10.00 8 of Boris' best known illustrations produced (in Russia?) as postcards - possibly unlicensed. Full text on sleeve cover, in Russian.
Mark Cotta Vaz The Art of Beowulf Chronicle2007 First Edition First Printing Corners lightly rubbed - else Fine Book in Dust Jacket lightly bumped at base of the spine 10.00 Preface by Robert Zemeckis. Foreword by Neil Gaiman. ''... Long before a single shot... was recorded, Doug Chiang's talented design studio... explored the look and feel of a turbulent dark age world in hundreds of illustrations, sketches and digital paintings... illuminated by quotes from the production designers, artists, actors, and filmmakers.''
Weta The Crafting of Narnia: Art, Creatures, and Weapons from Weta Workshop HarperCollins 2008 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket 10.00 ''... This book... chronicles the stunning concept drawings, designs and props that helped... shape the world of Narnia... hundreds of never before seen drawings and sculptures, and commentary from the artists and craftspeople... discover the intricate work and exhaustive research and details... beautifully illustrated collectors' edition... ''
Michael Whelan Something in my Eye Excursions Into Fear Zeising 1996 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Artist (No. 104/750) Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) and box with light bump near the base of the spine Limitation Bookplate fixed to front free end paper 25.00 ''Something's lurking in the basement, something's hiding under the bed, something is in the closet... waiting. Now Michael Whelan... exposes these 'somethings' to the light of day... ''
David Wingrove The Immortals of Science Fiction Pierrot 1980 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Lightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine Book Illustrated by Young Artists 4.00 ''Amongst the classics of science fiction there are a number of immortal humanoids; people who have become legendary for their character and their contribution to future worlds. THE IMMORTALS looks at them with a biographical and visual eye... shows these people in their favourite scenes but also in circumstances that might have occurred outside the novel... ''

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