Sci-Fi & Fantasy

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£395

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

£100

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

£475

First UK edition.
London. Secker & Warburg, 1964
Basis for the Planet of the Apes film series.

£165

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.

£600

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.

£1,495

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.

£400

First edition.
London. Gollancz, 1939
Published in 1939 as the world was teetering on the brink of global war, the novel describes how the nations of the world, previously bent on destroying each other, band together to meet a common catastrophe. The story takes place in West London where the main character, Edgar Hopkins, writes his own narrative about a lunar catastrophe in which the moon collides with the Earth.

£395

First edition.
London. Grant Richards, 1935
The final collection of short stories to be issued in Shiel's lifetime. A mixed collection of eleven short stories in a frame narrative, several of which are fantasy and science fiction.

Children's Books

Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit

£200

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

£100

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

£150

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

£895

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.

£250

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

£195


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.

£650

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

£650

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.

£295

First edition.
London. Michael Joseph, 1957
An attractive copy of a key Wyndham title that tells the tale of an English village in which the women become pregnant by parasitic aliens and the inspiration for the 1960 film Village of the Damned

£250

First edition.
London. Michael Joseph, 1956
A superior copy of this collection of sci Fi tales.