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New Arrivals, Old Encounters - Twelve Stories

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1979

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5759

ISBN: 0060100559

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


224 pages; Fine/Fine. Unread tight. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine and has fantastic art work by Jim Cherry! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A short book that shouldn't be begun unless the intentions are to finish in one sitting. It's a fascinating journey one million years into the future. View more info

A Tupolev Too Far - And Other Stories

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 5774

ISBN: 0312105657

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


200 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf wear at spine tips. Tiny chip top spine tip. Tiny rub at top corner tips. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! View more info

Space Opera - An Anthology Of Way Back When Futures

By: Aldiss, Brian (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Berkley: 1977

Edition: 1st Berkley Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10374

ISBN: 0425033449

Condition: Very Good+


243 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Faint, shallow reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at cover edges. Solid, tight and clean. Stories by science fiction's greatest swashbucklers, including Bradbury, van Vogt, Dick, Asimov and more. View more info

A Soldier Erect

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Coward, Mccann & Geoghegan, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 925

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


272 pages; Fine/Very Good. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Red cloth boards, with gilt lettering. DJ is lightly shelf rubbed on front panel and spine. Front flap fold is very lightly rubbed with tiny chip at corner tips. There is a very light stamp inside flap. A Bright, Beautiful, Tight, Clean copy. An excellent gift! One of the most irreverent and wildly funny books yet to appear about the way World War II combat soldiers behaved - really behaved - while on leave in foreign countries. View more info

The Year Before Yesterday - A Novel In Three Acts

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5739

ISBN: 0531150402

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


227 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has fantastic wrap around art work. In protective sleeve. An Excellent Gift! A novel in 3 parts makes this a very unique work: The Impossible Smile, 1965, 1st published in altered form on Science Fantasy under the pen name Jael Cracken; Equater, 1958, First published in New Worlds. Later published as Ace Double under the title Vanguard from Alpha; And this one, with the 3 combined, in The Year Before Yesterday. Using a devious style...Aldiss ingeniously questions our ideas about how people..sho... View more info

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Non-Stop

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20388

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


252 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Publisher's maroon paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, in original dust jacket. Faint remnants of store stamp (?) on front fly leaf. Mild bump to lower spine end and corners, else a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket. A nice copy of a hard to find book. The author's first science fiction novel. Issued later with textual differences in the U.S. as Starship (1959). "... a brilliant treatment of the generation starship and also the theme of conceptual breakthrough in a kind of spacegoing ruined-Earth society; it has become a class... View more info

Galactic Empires, Volume II (Two)

By: Aldiss, Brian W. (Ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1977

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 906

ISBN: 0312315287

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


295 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Bright Black boards with Bright Gilt stamping. DJ has tee-niny bit of shelf rub bottom spine tip. Two tiny, tiny dings on front panel, looks like two more stars in the picture. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Some of the stories have been undeservedly neglected since their publication in obscure and now defunct sci-fi magazines; others are acknowledged classics. View more info

Hell's Cartographers, Some Personal Histories of Science Fiction Writers

By: Aldiss, Brian W. (Ed. ) and Harrison, Harry (Ed. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1975

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 176

ISBN: 0060100524

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


246 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny shelf rub at front corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. An Excellent Gift! Super art work by Randall Richmond. We are an entirely new sort of popular writer, the poor man's highbrows. We wrote against the grain and were accepted against it... We had faith in what we were doing; individualists though we were (and are), it transpired that the faith virtually created a movement. A lot of people needed to re-dream our nightmares - Brian Aldiss. View more info

Decade - The 1950s

By: Aldiss, Brian W. (editor) ; Harrison, Harry (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 727

ISBN: 0312189850

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


219 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Presenting selections from the best science fiction of that decade; these twelve stories were chosen for their lasting quality, and for their magnificent representation of the time in which they were written. View more info

Decade - The 1940s

By: Aldiss, Brian W. (editor) ; Harrison, Harry (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 728

ISBN: 0312189842

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


213 pages; Fine/Fine. First publication by St. Martin's Press. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Great art work to cover by Ken Leeder. Includes: Co-operate - or Else! By Van Vogt; Reason by Asimov; Arena by Fredric Brown; Fireproof by Hal Clement; The Last Objective by Paul Carter; Huddling Place by Simak and The Xi Effect by Philip Latham. Great reading! View more info

White Mars, Or The Mind Set Free - A 21st Century Utopia

By: Aldiss, Brian W; Penrose, Roger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 2000

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5779

ISBN: 0312254733

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


323 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has fantastic wrap around art work. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Two of Englands most distinguished thinkers have created a bold and startling vision of a new society escaping from the ashes of old.... View more info

The Inner Landscape

By: Peake, Mervyn; Ballard, F. G. ; Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16077

ISBN: 0850310059

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


151 pages; Fine/Very Good Plus. Unread tight. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny chips at spine tips and front corner tips. Just a bit of shelf rub at flap folds. Now in protective sleeve. A Bright, Beautiful, Extra Tight, Clean copy. Themes are the possible and the impossible, speculative and astounding. View more info