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FINALLY! We're back home and can relax again. We'll now be mailing on our regular schedule - your book(s) should go out within 24 hours and most of time within the same day [except Sunday]. Joan & I appreciate the bunch of you who placed orders with us while we we (mostly) gone. We got most of the orders out within two days but did miss a few which took a bit longer. Thanks again.
Joan & De
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Note: Pictures of new books are courtesy of the publishers. Please click on the link to get a particular books condition. Since our featured books here are mostly new books and we carry multiple copies, we don't always describe all copies in our featured book list. However, the particular copy for sale is described on that book page which is where the link takes you.
Plan B (A Liaden Universe Novel); O.K., another Liaden Universe® book. What can I say, I like the writing of Miller & Lee and certainly this series. This takes place a moderately short time after the stories in Partners in Necessity. The Department of the Interior, a secret Liaden agency, has declared war on Clan Korval. With Val Con yos'Phelium still a fugitive, it falls on his cousin Shan yos'Galen to invoke Plan B, the code name of clan's strategy to defend itself in the face of an all-powerful enemy.
335 pages; Fine/Fine. New. SIGNED by both authors. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Plan B, A Liaden Universe Novel.
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Liaden Universe®
If you would like to see what other books we have by them, you can do a search for Steve Miller & Sharon Lee. Or maybe you would like some more information about them? If so, why don't you take alook at our Liaden Universe Page.
The Cat's Job (Liaden Universe) 2010 Special Edition ; Contains "Ginger and the Bully of Lowergate Court", "The Cat's Job", "The Big Ice", and
a crossover Laiden Universe short story "Kings of the Cats" in which Val Con gets
summoned by Kinzel the wizard leaving Miri in the Laiden Universe figuring out how to
bring him back.
I originally picked this up (the older edition) to read for the story "Kings of the Cats" because it was a
story with Val Con and Miri but the other three stories are well worth reading also.
Some of you know I like to re-read and when I re-read this one, it won't be just because
of the Val Con and Miri story.
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Liaden Universe®
The Principles of Judicial Proof
NY L. B. Adams , Jr. 1991 Reprint Hardcover;& Near Fine with no dust jacket
1181 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket (as issued). Un-read tight. Tiny bit of shelf rub bottom fore edge of gilt.
Normally we don't put up our used books as a featured book (they don't last long enough to stay here since we generally only have a single copy) but this is such an absolutely beautiful book I had to put it up. Full-leather boards with bright gilt lettering and illustration. Raised bands. Endleaves are specially commissioned design of Iris Nevins. Silk ribbon Bookmark. Page edges are gilded; the spine is stamped in 22-Karat gold. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! Film was prepared from the first edition of 1913 courtesy of Yale Law Library. Notes from the Editors of Legal Classics Library included. The book is so nice we devoted a page to it where you can see more photos
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Wizard Under Fire by Jim Butcher
NY SFBC 2007 0739483447 First Thus; Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Daniel Dos Santos; 754 pages; Near Fine/Fine. New. Not a used book.
Wizard Under Fire contains Proven Guilty (Roc Hardcover; May 2, 2006) & White Night (Roc Hardcover; April 3, 2007) and is the latest SFBC book by Jim Butcher. It joins the other three SFBC Dresden Files books, Wizard for Hire, Wizard by Trade, and Wizard at Large, about the Dresdend Files.
From Publishers Weekly
Harry Dresden, Chicago's only consulting wizard, takes on phobophages, creatures that feed on fear who attack a horror film convention, in the diverting eighth installment of Butcher's increasingly complicated Dresden Files series (Dead Beat, etc.). Harry finds that fighting monsters is only the prelude to maneuvers amid the warring wizards of the White Council and the vampire Red Court. Less and less V.I. Warshawski with witchcraft, Harry aims his deductive powers at political intrigues rather than crime solving. The body count from the magical melees, however, would do any hard-boiled gumshoe proud. Butcher's believable, likable set of characters go for the jocular much more than the jugular. Deeper fears do run through the book, and Harry, taking on an apprentice, has to face up to the consequences of his all-too-human failings. Look for the series to really take off with the debut of a two-hour pilot on the Sci-Fi Channel this summer produced by Nicholas Cage. (May)
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Science Fiction & Fantasy
The Wind From a Burning Woman by Greg Bear
270 pages; Fine/Near Fine. SECOND Printing. Only 1503 copies of the second printing were issued. New book. Un-read. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub top spine tip. Fantastic wrap around cover art work by Vincent Di Fate. In protective sleeve. Interior illustrations by Dennis Neal Smith. This first short story collection of the American writer Greg Bear contains six Science Fiction short stories by American writer Greg Bear:
An excellent gift and great reading!
- The Wind from a Burning Woman
- The White Horse Child
As a historical note "Bear purchased 75 copies of the book and prepared his own 'limited edition' by printing a special plate (featuring an illustration by Dennis Neal Smith and signed by Bear, Smith, and Vincent Di Fate) laying it in each copy." [Sixty Years of Arkham House, p. 150]
Science Fiction & Fantasy
. It will be added to as I get to it, hopefully at least once a week (a note from someone letting me know they are reading it would ensure more to follow in a timely fashion). If you would like to participate let us know.Whether you want used books, secondhand books, out of print books, rare books, antiquarian books, signed books, or books on economics, theater, travel, art, political science, juvenile fantasy, or anything else from our online used bookstore, we are committed to giving you Excellent Service. Our books are honestly described book conditions. If you need a more complete description of any book just let us know. Most books with Dust Jackets are covered with a protective sleeve before shipping to you. We will gladly send scans of any aspect of the book via E-mail.
An ID and Password is required when you use the Check Out function. You do not need an ID or Password to search, browse, or to order our books directly from us at our email address. If you don't want to set up an ID and Password - Just e-mail us with the pertinent information as to the book(s) you are interested in at info@WhiteUnicornBooks.com or give us a call at 214 948 1835 (Please note that our on-line used bookstore is on US Central time). Returns of books are accepted for any reason within 30 days, see our Store Policies. Delivery in the US is via USPS, shipping and handling for a hardcover book is usually $4.00 USD for Media mail - including Delivery Confirmation (5 to 21 Business Days delivery), Priority mail - including Delivery Confirmation (3 to 5 Business Days delivery) is according to zone. Single paperbacks cost less. International shipping varies by Country, our shipping matrix shows average costs. These charges will be adjusted according to the weight of the book(s) ordered (some more, some less). Please contact us. Our inventory contains a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction of second hand books and collectible books, of new books and old books. We have first editions, novels, literature, classics, history, travel, mystery and thrillers, politics, religion, spirituality, prints, art books, biographies, science fiction, fantasy, poetry and books on poets, childrens books, childrens literature, and fairy tales.
Some are hard-to-find books, some are common. Please look around and enjoy. If we don't have that special book you are looking for, remember we also will gladly do a book search for you from our own stock which is not yet on-line to various other stores, both the used bookstore and the new ones.
If we don't have it, maybe some of our fellow Chrislands Booksellers
or IOBA Booksellers
|Bazaar Of The Bizarre
|Selected Letters of Clark Ashton Smith
Smith, Clark Ashton; Schultz, David E.; Connors, Scott (Eds)
|THE DRUID OF SHANNARA Book Two of The Heritage of Shannara
|The Black Unicorn, The Magic Kingdom of Landover
|Basic Field Manual, Military Intelligence, Combat Intelligence FM 30-5
War Department Us
|King Lear, Riverside Literature Series, 184
Shakespeare, William & A., William & H., Ashley
|The Christmas Hope, A Novel, Third book Christmas Hope Series
VanLiere, Donna (Van Liere)
|Conan - The Sword of Skelos
Offutt, Andrew J.
|The Tropic of Serpents, A Memoir by Lady Trent (Natural History of Dragons)
|The Shelters of Stone, Earth's Children, Book 5
Auel, Jean M.
|The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales
|Otherland, Volume Two River of Blue Fire
|The Wolf, The Ecology and Behavior of an Endangered Species
Mech, L. David
|Living Wisdom, Animal Spirits : The Shared World Sacrifice, Ritual & Myth Animal Souls & Symbols
|The Complete Guide To Middle Earth - From The Hobbit To The Silmarillion