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The Invisible Man

by Wells, H. G.

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Very Good Minus
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$30.00

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Montreal: Oxford Society Limited Brown hardcover with "leather grain" stamped on the cloth, and gilt titles and decoration on the spine. Spine is somewhat bowed out. Foxing on front free endpapers. This book tells the unfortunate story of a former medical student named Griffin, who invents a procedure that causes invisibility, and tries it on a cat… Read more
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The War of the Worlds/The Invisible Man

by Wells, H.G.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First "U.S." Edition
ISBN
9780706430189
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$15.00

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London, England: Octopus Books Limited, 1987 Complete and Unabridged. Tiny chip out of bottom edge of DJ is the only fault. 223 pp.. First "U.S." Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$15.00
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Cosmic Engineers, An Interplanetary Saga

by Simak, Clifford D.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1950
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition Stated
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$55.00

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New York: Gnome Press, 1950 Out on the rim of the Solar System a tiny group of travelers hear strange signals from the depths of space. A beautiful woman is in command. Will she be able to handle the Hellhounds ? Small edge tears and corner wear to DJ. Fading to book covers due to moisture. 224 pp.. First Edition… Read more
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$55.00
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The Paranormal; A Modern Perspective

by Spencer, John

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good in Box
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780600574637
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$25.00

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London: Hamlyn Publishing Group. Ltd., 1992 Black cloth on boards. Examines forces within, without, and beyond, from electrical interference to encounters with extra-terrestrials. 160 pp. with index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good in Box/Very Good. Illus. by Reed International Books Ltd.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The New Soviet Psychic Discoveries

by Gris, Henry and Dick, William

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780285623798
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$25.00

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London: Souvenir Press, Ltd., 1978 Blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. Experiments in various mind games which read like a modern novel, purporting to be serious reporting in various parapsychological pursuits. No reviews found. 304 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Photos. 8vo… Read more
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UFO...Contact from the Pleiades (2 Vol. Set)

by Elders, Nilsson-Elders, and Welch (Eds.)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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Phoenix, AZ: Genesis III Productions, Ltd., 1979 Black cloth on boards. A Swiss farmer appears to be the chief source of this 2-volume exploration of UFOs, supported by printed responses from Semjase, his chief extra-terrestrial contact. "She" is apparently a blonde female. Both volumes are composed chiefly of full-page colour photos revealing "flying saucers." There are approx. 150 pages in… Read more
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$200.00
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The UFO Investigator's Handbook

by Glenday, Craig

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Stated.
ISBN
9781551442037
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$15.00

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Toronto: Elan Press, 1999 Softcover full of colour illustrations in very good condition. No writing or damage. 144 pp.. First Edition Stated.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Gladiator

by Wylie, Philip

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$20.00

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New York: Shakespeare House, Inc., 1951 Green tweedy paper boards backed in brown faux leather. Sci Fi enthusiasts will find this book to be the catalyst for several characters and concepts, including Superman, Spider-Man, and many others spawned since 1930. One difference for me is that Hugo Danner is more believable than the others. Without colour illustrations… Read more
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea; A Definitive, Modern Translation

by Verne, Jules

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$20.00

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New York: Washington Square Press, 1965 Original blue-green cloth on boards. Translated by Walter James Miller based upon the entire original French text of 1869. This NYU professor points our the errors and omissions of most of the available versions. Makes me want to read this one ! Unclipped DJ has chips to spine foot, small… Read more
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$20.00
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Nightfall

by Asimov, Isaac/ Silverberg, Robert

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Stated
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$20.00

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N.Y.: Doubleday, 1990 Original red paper boards backed in black cloth. DJ not price-clipped. What do you think, and how do you feel when the "power" goes out ? Better not read this book ! 339 pp.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Man Who Went Back

by Deeping, Warwick

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1940
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Canadian Editiion
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$20.00

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Toronto: McClelland and Sewart, Limited, 1940 Original orange cloth on boards. Faded section to right edge of cover. The protagonist is involved in a car crash. When he regains consciousness he is back in the 6th Century. 347 pp.. First Canadian Editiion. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Adrift in the Stratosphere

by Low, Professor A.M.

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Good to Very Good
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$18.00

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London: Abbey Rewards Original colour illustrated paper boards backed in brown cloth. Three young motorcyclists chance upon a strange machine in an unlocked shed. Of course they itch to check it out, and while they are climbing around inside, it starts to move. In a flash they are airborne ! Unpaginated. Approx. 175 pp.. Hard… Read more
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Alien from the Stars

by Fanthorpe, R.L.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
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$15.00

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N.Y.: Arcadia House, 1968 Original green cloth on boards. DJ shows flying saucer and cityscape. Low-key science fiction. 189 pp.. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Kontrol

by Snell, Edmund

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$30.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1928 Original blue cloth with black lettering on boards. No writing or damage. An absorbing science fiction tale of manufactured superhumans attributed to the scheming doctor which the protagonist had met in the midst of WWI. 306 pp. . First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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In the Morning of Time

by Roberts, Charles G.D.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Reprint
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$45.00

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Original dark blue cloth with orange lettering on boards. Front free endpaper missing. First appeared in London magazine in 1912. Prehistoric animal stories reminiscent of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Jack London, but of a more poetic cast. Dusty edges. 311 pp.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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The Man from Up There

by Lincoln, Maurice

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Condition
Good Plus
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$20.00

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London: John Hamilton Ltd. Original red cloth with small black titles on boards. Faded overall, light cover soil, ow sound and clean. An large, blond figure with a single eye visits Earth, with humourous consequences! 247 pp. plus one ad. . Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Tomorrow's World

by Collins, Hunt

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good Plus
Item Price
$110.00

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N.Y.: Avalon, 1956 Published simultaneously in Canada. Believed First Edition. Original orange cloth without a flaw except P.O.N. discreetly placed in upper right corner of FFEP. DJ has a few minor edge tears repaired inside with invisible tape. Still glossy after all these years ! 223 pp.. Original Cloth. Very Good Plus/Good. Illus. by Emshwiller,… Read more
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$110.00