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1 9804Van Vogt, A. E. Earth Factor X (original Title: The Secret Galactics)
DAW NY 1976 1st Daw Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Cate, Deane 
174 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Full number sequence. DAW No. 206. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Faint front hinge crease. No spine creases. A soft bump to back mid spine. Tee-niny shelf rub at top corner tip. Solid, clean. As the shadow ship started to emerge from the time jump, men and aliens were locked in a secret undeclared war to rule Earth... 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 9812Van Vogt, A. E. More Than Superhuman; Quest For The Future
NY 044005818x / 9780440058182 First Printing Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Forbes, B; Schoenherr, John 
Very Good condition. TWO books. Reading creases. Superhuman has shelf rub to cover edges, a very light pen scratch to front cover, and child's scribbling to inside back cover, otherwise clean. Dell No. 5818 - 1st printing, 215 pages. Quest for the Future has very light stain inside front cover - other wise clean. ACE No. 69700, 1970, 1st printing, 253 pages. Fantastic cover art work! Great Reading! 
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3 10064Van Vogt, A. E. Renaissance
Pocket Books NY 1979 0671818597 / 9780671818593 1st Pocket Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good 
190 pages; Very Good condition. Full number sequence. Light reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Great cover art. The shattering novel of Earth's ultimate revolution. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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4 7055Van Vogt, A. E. Renaissance; The Beast (2 Books)
NY 0671818597 / 9780671818593 Paperback Very Good 
Very Good condition. TWO BOOKS by Van Vogt! THESE ARE PAPERBACKS - NOT A HARDCOVERS! No spine reading creases. Just a bit of wear at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Solid, clean. RENAISSANCE has a front hinge crease, 190 pages. 1979, 1st Pocket Books printing. It is a world of the future where women are the dominant sex and men wear chemically treated glasses to keep them in line. THE BEAST has very small ink mark inside front cover, Manor Books, Inc, 3rd printing, 1972, 160 pages. "The time machine had brought together a strange assortment of people from many different centuries and left them at the mercy of the strongest--a brutal, primitive half man, half animal. " 
Price: 6.00 USD
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5 19905Van Vogt, A. E. Rogue Ship
Doubleday NY 1965 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
213 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Dust Jacket is ever-so-lightly age tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Centaurus was the destinationof the space ship The Hope of Man. It had been traveling through space for almost twenty years, and still nine years of flight remained before Centaurus would be reached. For many on board the craft earth had become a vague memory, while for others it was a mere dot in the vast starry reaches of space. Great reading! 
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6 7053Van Vogt, A. E. Slan; The Worlds Of A. E. Van Vogt (2 Books)
NY 042502900X / 9780425029008 Paperback Good 
Good condition. TWO BOOKS by Van Vogt! THESE ARE PAPERBACKS - NOT A HARDCOVERS! Shallow reading creases. Front hinge creases. SLAN has a sticker peel to front cover - also has small light stain on first page. Shelf wear to the covers of both books. Solid. Two Books: SLAN, 1968, 6th printing, 191 pages. "Years ago, Mankind fought against the hated slan race in the fierce Slan Wars. The result was the extermination of almost all Slans, and the establishment of a world-wide police state"; THE WORLDS OF A. E. VAN VOGT, an Ace 1st printing, 1974, 330 Pages. There 15 stories of science fiction. The celebrated author of The Weapon Shops of Isher, Slan, and The Universe Makers, brings to this collection the same unforgettable concepts and the same surprises that have put him among the top names in science fiction. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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7 9805Van Vogt, A. E. Supermind; Pendulum (2 Books)
DAW NY 1977 0879972750 / 9780879972752 1st Daw Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Di Fate, Vincent; Penalva 
Very Good Plus condition. Full number sequence. TWO books. THESE ARE PAPERBACKS - NOT A HARDCOVERS! Supermind, DAW No. 224. Faint front hinge crease. No spine creases. Corners have a bump with crease. 276 pages, 1st printing. Pendulum, DAW No. 316, has faint front hinge crease, no spine creases. 158 pages, 1st printing. Both solid, clean. Fantastic cover art work! Great Reading! 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 6612Van Vogt, A. E. The Darkness Of Diamondia; Planets For Sale; The Wizard Of Linn; The Silkie (4 Books)
NY 0879977248 / 9780879977245 Paperback Poor Illustrated by Barlowe, Wayne 
Reading copies. Read and re-read with many readings left. Complete, intact and solid. Darkness, 176 pages; Planets, 171 pages; Wizard, 176 pages; Silkie, 160 pages. Great Reading! 
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9 9809Van Vogt, A. E. The Darkness On Diamondia; Children Of Tomorrow (2 Books)
Ace NY 0441137989 / 9780441137985 First Printing Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Schoenherr, John 
Very Good Plus condition. TWO books. THESE ARE PAPERBACKS - NOT A HARDCOVERS! Hinge reading creases. No spine creases. Shelf rub at spine edges. Solid, clean. Diamondia is ACE# 13798, 1972, 1st printing, 254 pages; Children is ACE 10410, 1970, 1st printing, 254 pages. Fantastic cover art work! Great Reading! 
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10 7057Van Vogt, A. E. The Far-out Worlds Of A. E. Van Vogt
Ace Books NY 1968 First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
223 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelfwear at edges. Solid, clean. 12 stories. The Far-Out Worlds of A. E. Van Vogt is a far-out event in science fiction reading! Excellent cover art work by Jeff Jones. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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11 9821Van Vogt, A. E. The Gryb; The Blal And Other Science Fiction Monsters (2 Books)
Zebra NY 0890831823 / 9780890831823 Paperback Very Good+ 
Very Good Plus condition. TWO books. Very light reading creases. A bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. Gryb, 1976, 1st printing, 217 pages; Stranded in another universe, two mortals face a slow wasting--or a quick death from the Gryb... Blal is 1978, 2nd printing, 224 pages. Fantastic cover art work! Great Reading! 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 9802Van Vogt, A. E. The Man With A Thousand Names
DAW NY 1974 1st Daw Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Difate, Vincent 
159 pages; Very Good Plus condition. DAW No. 114. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Full number sequence. Faint front hinge crease. No spine creases. Solid, clean. Fantastic cover art work! Although thirty light years distant, Mittend was Earth's nearest habitable planet. So the bored young heir, Steven Masters , contrived to join the first manned expedition just for a bit of excitement... 
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13 1000Van Vogt, A. E. The Mind Cage
Simon & Schuster NY 1957 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
190 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Fly-leaf pages are age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. A Nice, Tight, Clean book. No jacket. Great reading! 
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14 9813Van Vogt, A. E. The Mind Cage; Mission To The Stars; The Winged Man (3 Books)
NY 0425019462 / 9780425019467 Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Powers, Richard; Cohen, Ira 
Very Good condition. THREE books. Reading creases. Just a bit of rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. Mind Cage is Belmont, 1970, 1st print, 251 pages; Mission is Berkley No. 344, 1955, 1st printing, 126 pages; Winged Man is Berkley, No. S1946, 1970, 2nd printing, 159 pages. Fantastic cover art work! Great Reading! 
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15 963Van Vogt, A. E. The Secret Galactics
Prentice-Hall, Inc. NJ 1974 0137979029 / 9780137979028 First Edition; First Printing Soft Cover Very Good Illustrated by Ann Layman Chancellor 
213 pages; Good condition. Front cover colors are Bright yellow and purple. Spine has one shallow crease. Just a little bit of shelf rub at edges. Spine is Square and tight. Back cover has very small stain on bottom edge. Only the Brain-Man could stop Earth's takeover! Really twisted - slightly. Earth shivered in a monentary absence of vibration. 
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16 11011Van Vogt, A. E. The Silkie; The World Of Null-A (2 Books)
Ace NY 1969 Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Gaughan, Jack 
TWO Books by Van Vogt. Very Good condition. THE SILKIE has very light reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to white back cover. Solid, clean. ACE 76500, 1969, 191 pages, 1st printing. Great artwork to cover by Gaughan. THE WORLD OF NULL-A is in Fair condition. It is solid and complete and clean. But, has crack at page 73. ACE F-295, which is a reprint, 190 pages. Great Reading! 
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17 19281Van Vogt, A. E. The Universe Maker; The War Against The Rull (2 Books)
Pocket Books NY 0671831453 / 9780671831455 First Printing Paperback Good 
Good condition. TWO BOOKS by Van Vogt! THESE ARE PAPERBACKS - NOT A HARDCOVERS! Reading creases. Just a bit of wear at the edges. Solid, clean. THE UNIVERSE MAKER is in Very Good condition with a bump to top front corner, 192 pages. "The stunning classic of a 20th century man trapped in a 24th century war!"; THE WAR AGAINST THE RULL is much more read with heavy front hinge crease. Outside page edges are age darkened, a Permabook by Pocket Books, 1962 with 187 pages. "Is that a Rull sitting next to you? A Rull you see, can change it's outward appearance at will... A fascinating novel of galactic peril and adventure." 
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18 9819Van Vogt, A. E. The Violent Man; Destination: Universe (2 Books)
NY 0671820044 / 9780671820046 Paperback Very Good+ 
Very Good Plus condition. TWO books! Light reading creases. Solid, clean. Violent is published by Pocket, 1978, 1st printing, 320 pages; Destination is published by Signet, 1958, 3rd printing, 160 pages. Fantastic cover art work! Great Reading! 
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19 7049Van Vogt, A. E. The Wizard Of Linn
Manor Books By Ace Books, Inc. NY 1962 0532152751 / 9780532152750 First Printing Paperback Good 
176 pages; Good condition. Reading creases. Wear to covers. Solid, clean. Read and reread with many readings left. Earth was helpless after the atomic holocaust ready prey for alien invaders. 
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20 9811Van Vogt, A. E. The Worlds Of A. E. Van Vogt
Ace NY 1974 0441228127 / 9780441228126 First Thus; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Forbes, B 
330 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No reading creases. Spine has crinkle from from binding error - but no reading crease. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Fantastic wrap around cover art work! Solid, clean. Featuring the first paperback publication of The Storm and The Expendables. Here in one volume are the thought-provoking Worlds of A. E. Van Vogt... 
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