Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Showing all 14 results


First edition.
London & Edinburgh. W & R Chambers, 1909
A very good plus copy of this attractive and collectible Edwardian juvenile interplanetary novel.


Stories of Several Worlds. First edition, Heinemann, 1938.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Hulme (F. Edward) Myth-Land


First edition.
London, Sampson Low, 1886
Myth-Land is about the lore of mythical animals and is uncommon in first edition. No copies online at time of listing. Frederick Edward Hulme (March 1841 – 10 April 1909) was known as a teacher and an amateur botanist. His most famous work was Familiar Wild Flowers which was issued in nine volumes.


First edition, first issue binding.
London. Charles Griffin & Co, [1909]
Early Sci-Fi with a fin de siècle perspective on interplanetary voyaging across the solar system. A companion volume to his The Stolen Planet novel. In Bleiler.


First edition, first printing. Skeffington, 1933. A fantasy novel first published in book form in 1932 by Horace Liveright. The novel was originally serialized in six parts in the magazine Argosy in January 1932. Rare in dw.


3 volumes, first editions, first issue Titus Groan. London, Eyre & Spottiswode, 1946-59 A very attractive set of Peake's magnum opus, Titus Groan is especially hard to find in the first issue dust-jacket. The work was not originally planned as a trilogy, and would've been continued but for the author's deteriorating health.

Children's Books

Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit


16th impression (third edition), London, Allen & Unwin, 1967. Tolkien's timeless classic of fantasy fiction for children.


Early edition, Likely rebound copy of original paperback edition and rare as such.
London, Ward Lock and Tyler, 1876


Likely rebound copy of original paperback edition
London, Sampson Low, 1876
Author's Illustrated Edition


First UK edition.
London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle 1873
A fine first English edition of this keystone work by Jules Verne, scarce in the publisher's original cloth binding thus. This first English edition was the first to be translated from the French and is uncommon, the American edition appearing the following year. It comprises translations of two separate books, De la Terre a La Lune and Autour de la Lune. It was also later issued under the title The Baltimore Gun Club. The deluxe cloth bindings were generally issued with bevelled boards and all edges gilt as found on this copy.


A real curiosity for Verne collectors. A key title with each volume issued by a different publisher.
London, Ward Lock (vol 1) Sampson Low (vol 2) 1876


London, WM. Collins Sons & Co, Ltd By The London Book Co. Ltd., [1934]
A film tie in Issued around the same time of the release of the film adaptation of The Invisible Man which was filmed by Universal Pictures Ltd. Uncommon in wrapper.


First edition.
London, Michael Joseph, 1951
A reasonable copy of this science fiction highlight and cornerstone of any collection focused on this genre


First edition.
London. Michael Joseph, 1951
A very good first edition in unfaded & unclipped jacket. A modern sci-fi classic but a master of the apocalyptic novel.