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DRAGONSDAWN, Anne McCaffrey
101 Anne McCaffrey DRAGONSDAWN
Del Rey 1988 0345331605 / 9780345331601 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - VG+/near fine. 1st edition/1st printing. Very nice condition. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, some corner bumping and a few small edge indents. Jacket has light scuffing, light edge crinkling/wrinkling and two tiny edge tears. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages; "When the deadly silver "threadfall" from an orbiting comet threatens to destroy the thriving human colony on the otherwise hospitable planet Pern, scientists and genetic engineers undertake a bold and risky experiment to change the tiny native winged reptiles called fire lizards into allies for mutual survival. While fans of the "Dragonriders of Pern" novels will particularly enjoy the revelations in this prequel to the series, newcomers will find McCaffrey's latest an accessible introduction to the world of Pern. Recommended. " [944] 
Price: 13.95 USD
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MASTERHARPER OF PERN, Anne McCaffrey
102 Anne McCaffrey MASTERHARPER OF PERN
Del Rey 1998 0345388232 / 9780345388230 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover/Jacket - VG+/near fine. First printing, clean, attractive copy. Hardcover is clean and unnmarked, some bumping to spine ends. There is a paper crease inside front cover and this crease can also be seen on first few pages. A couple tiny edge tears were seen. Pages are otherwise unmarked. Dustjacket has light scuffing, and some crinkling/light wear to spine ends, not price clipped. A Dragonriders of Pern novel. ; Dragonriders of Pern; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 431 pages; "Pern: a beautiful world colonized by humans, terrorized by the deadly spores called Thread, and defended by magnificent flying dragons. Anne McCaffrey's bestselling tales of this planet have yielded a multitude of unforgettable characters. And now, after years of urging by devoted readers, one of the most popular denizens of Pern takes center stage in a novel that chronicles his extraordinary life. Along with the dragonriders, perhaps none are so revered on Pern as the harpers, whose songs record history, warn of the coming of Thread, and prepare Pern's people for the future. And no one is more influential than the Masterharper of Pern. The son of renowned composer Petiron and gifted singer Merelan, Robinton is a prodigy from birth and enjoys a special rapport with the telepathic dragons. But it is a time when Thread has not been a threat for centuries, the harpers have fallen into disfavor, and one despotic man is plotting to take over Pern. In this climate of unrest, Robinton will come into his own . . . Driven by his belief in music, in the dragons, and in the salvation of his beloved Pern. " [700] 
Price: 11.95 USD
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THE COELURA, Anne McCaffrey
103 Anne McCaffrey THE COELURA
Underwood-Miller 1987 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Dameron, Ned 
Book club edition. Excellent condition - hardcover clean, tight & unmarked. Jacket has slight corner wear & a small amount of scuffing on rear. "Casting aside her duty as the heir to the Ambassador of her world, Lady Caissa refuses to marry a man she despises and flees into the Forbidden Zone, where she meets a handsome injured man and sets a world-changing series of events in motion." [335-osl? ]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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THE DOLPHINS OF PERN, Anne McCaffrey
104 Anne McCaffrey THE DOLPHINS OF PERN
Del Rey 1994 0345368940 / 9780345368942 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition. HC/DJ - fine. Hardcover tight & unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing to rear & slight crinkling to corners . "Rescued from drowning by a pair of dolphins, a young boy embarks on a lifelong mission to reestablish ties with the third most intelligent species on the planet Pern." [725]; Dragonriders of Pern Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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ACORNA'S REBELS, Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough
105 Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough ACORNA'S REBELS
Eos 2003 0380978997 / 9780380978991 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition. HC/DJ - fine. Hardcover tight & unmarked. Jacket unmarked other than a little scuffing and slight crinkling to corners. [600]; Acorna Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; "A member of the Linyaari, a humanoid race with horns in the middle of their foreheads, Acorna continues to hunt for her beloved life-mate, Aari, who disappeared in Acorna's Search (2002). She travels aboard the starship Condor to the planet Makahomia, which she finds in the grip of a plague killing the sacred Temple cats. Acorna fights a desperate rearguard action against the plague with her horn's healing power, but the mystery clearly lies deeper. ..." 
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ACORNA'S SEARCH The Further Adventures of Unicorn Girl, Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough
106 Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough ACORNA'S SEARCH The Further Adventures of Unicorn Girl
Eos 2001 0380978989 / 9780380978984 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/near fine. 2nd printing of first edition. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean and tight, with no markings. Dustjacket has a little scuffing with slight wear/crinkling at flap corners, not clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; "Acorna's people, the Linyaari, are once more without a home. And though they survived the brutal attack from the cold-blooded Khleevi, the battle left their beloved planet, narhii-Vhiliinyar, horribly scarred. Yet all is not lost. While the damage is terrible, hope still lives deep within this gentle, spiritual people. Banding together, they will rebuild both narhii-Vhiliinyar and the original Linyaari homeworld, Vhiliinyar, restoring them to the natural beauty and vitality they enjoyed before the time of the Khleevi. Acorna, too, is eager to help reconstruct the homeworld of which she's long dreamed. Though she was abandoned in space as a baby, then rescued and raised by gruff human asteroid miners, the beautiful young woman with the "funny" feet and hands and gleaming horn has made peace with her heritage and is now eager to turn her extraordinary healing powers to re-create the Linyaari's world with her lifemate, Aari, her human "uncles," and her friends. But just as work begins to get under way something goes terribly wrong. Linyaari begin mysteriously disappearing -- including Aari and his sister, Maati. Is it the Khleevi or some other unknown enemy? .... " [600] 
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SECOND WAVE  Acorna's Children, Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough
107 Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough SECOND WAVE Acorna's Children
Eos 2006 0060525401 / 9780060525408 First Edition; Sixth Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Hc/DJ - good+/good. First edition, 6th printing. Pages are clean and unmarked. Hardcover has light soiling to edges, bumping to corners/spine ends, a few indentations to top edge. Jacket has fairly heavy scuffing, edge wrinkling/wear, small tears and a couple small peels to laminate. [552]; Acorna Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; "In First Warning (Eos, 2005) , a plague spread through the universe. Here, when unicorn girl Acorna (the protagonist of her own seven-book series) and her lifemate, Aari, are infected, Khorii, their Linyaari-unicorn daughter, steps up. She and her android brother, Elviiz, continue to cleanse the Universe, looking for the reason for the mysterious plague. With their parents in quarantine, the already-fatigued siblings become the first and last line of defense when their old nemesis, Marl Fidd, breaks out of prison. If things weren't bad enough, it looks as though the plague dead are coming back as zombies...." 
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Third Watch -  Acorna's Children, Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough
108 Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth A. Scarborough Third Watch - Acorna's Children
Eos 2007 006052541X / 9780060525415 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine. New book with no markings. Acorna's Children series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Khorii, the rebellious daughter of the near-mythic Acorna and her lifemate, Aari, has followed in Acorna's footsteps leading their people from danger, but the pressure to succeed and fulfill a legacy is tremendous. For the deadly foe that has ravaged the known worlds and weakened even her famous parents has launched its final assault, and only Khorii and her newly discovered sister, Ariin, are able to stop the brutal attack. But success is elusive, and fragile, and even time itself may not be enough to help their desperate quest to save their family . . . Much less the universe. [600] 
Price: 14.95 USD
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FUTURELOVE, A SCIENCE FICTION TRIAD, Anne McCaffrey; Holly, Joan H. ; Carver, Jeffrey A.
109 Anne McCaffrey; Holly, Joan H. ; Carver, Jeffrey A. FUTURELOVE, A SCIENCE FICTION TRIAD
Bobbs-Merrill 1977 067252032X / 9780672520327 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Science fiction book club. HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover clean and unmarked, a little bumping to spine ends. Jacket has age tanning, light scuffing and slight edgewear. Three novellas about some unusual forms of motherlove. Includes: The Greatest Love by Anne McCaffrey; PSI Clone by Joan Hunter Holly; and Love Rogo by Jeffrey A. Carver. (370noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.95 USD
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ANNO'S FLEA MARKET, Anno, Mitsumasa
110 Anno, Mitsumasa ANNO'S FLEA MARKET
London The Bodley Head 1984 0370305914 / 9780370305912 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
Hardcover with Illustrated boards, no jacket (as issued). A little bumping to cover corners, light scuffing, very light soiling, light age tanning. Interior clean and unmarked - a few pages have some light wrinkling. First and second page have a small tear across upper spine area. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Non-paginated. The clever artist's view of history through objects at a flea market. Wordless picture book continues his series of wordless travel books by this prize-winning author-artist. (400-osl) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 19.95 USD
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HINDU MYTHS  A Sourcebook Translated from the Sanskrit, Anonymous; O'Flaherty, Wendy Doniger (translator)
111 Anonymous; O'Flaherty, Wendy Doniger (translator) HINDU MYTHS A Sourcebook Translated from the Sanskrit
Penguin Classics 1976 Softcover Very Good 
Penguin 1976 printing. Pages are clean and intact. Cover has light edge/corner wear, light rubbing and a small taped tear/peel on rear. These tales of Hindu gods and demons express in vivid symbols the metaphysical insights of ancient Indian priests and poets.... (177noto) ; Penguin Classics; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 368 pages; 
Price: 4.95 USD
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HOCKEY GREATS OF THE ORIGINAL SIX, Anstey, Robert G.
112 Anstey, Robert G. HOCKEY GREATS OF THE ORIGINAL SIX
Sardis, B. C. West Coast Paradise Publishing 2003 1896779964 / 9781896779966 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in great condition, spine & front sticker, stamp to upper edge. Pages are clean and tight. Paper cover has light wear at corners and small tear to upper spine. Biographical notes, profiles and statistics on 48 top players from the "golden era of hockey", from approx 1942 until the NHL's first expansion in 1967. [199-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 14.95 USD
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CUBE ROUTE, Anthony, Piers
113 Anthony, Piers CUBE ROUTE
Tor Books 2003 0765304066 / 9780765304063 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition. First printing. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked. Jacket has a little scuffing, not clipped. "In the magical land of Xanth, wishes are far more than mere words. So when a Plain Jane called Cube whispers a wistful wish to be beautiful, she finds herself leading a company of colorful companions on a search for the mysterious Cube Route-a perilous path that leads to danger, adventure, and perhaps her heart's desire as well...." Ships from Alberta. [610]; Xanth; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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GEIS OF THE GARGOYLE, Anthony, Piers
114 Anthony, Piers GEIS OF THE GARGOYLE
Tor Books 1995 0312853912 / 9780312853914 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover tight and unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing and a small smount of edge creasing, no tears, not clipped. "Gargoyle Gary Gar, hereditary guardian and purifier of the waters of the Swan Knee River flowing from Mundania into Xanth, wants to make his job easier. The Good Magician Humfrey offers him an idea, but in exchange Gary must teach the wild child Surprise self-control, a task that requires him to assume human form. Agreeing with reluctance, Gary sets off to search for the suggested "philter" in the company of the multi-talented Surprise, the Sorceress Iris, demoness D. Mentia and the former juvenile delinquent Hiatus, who is seeking his true love, Desiree Dryad...." [650]; Xanth; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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THE DASTARD, Anthony, Piers
115 Anthony, Piers THE DASTARD
Tor Books 2000 0312869002 / 9780312869007 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover clean & unmarked, fine other than a little bumping to spine ends & slight wear to spine bottom. Jacket excellent with a little scuffing, not clipped. "Many malevolent menaces have imperiled the magical land of Xanth in its long and storied history. But none has been as despicably dangerous as the Dastard. Once a common country boy, he sold his soul to a detestable demon for the power to erase events and rewrite history for his own devious ends. Now the entire future of Xanth is at the mercy of the Dastard's every whim.... " [535]; Xanth Novels; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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UP IN A HEAVAL, Anthony, Piers
116 Anthony, Piers UP IN A HEAVAL
Tor Books 2002 0312869045 / 9780312869045 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition, first printing. HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover clean, tight & unmarked. Jacket has slight edge crinkling, slight scuffing & one tiny tear, not clipped. "When the Demon Jupiter decides to hurl his giant Red Spot toward the land of Xanth, a young man called Umlaut, whose talent as an emulator allows him to change his appearance at will, and his newfound companion, Sesame the Sea Serpent, must prevent that event and save the world. ..." Ships from Alberta. [620] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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XONE OF CONTENTION, Anthony, Piers
117 Anthony, Piers XONE OF CONTENTION
Tor Books 1999 0312866917 / 9780312866914 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - Near fine. First printing. Hardcover clean & unmarked, other than one small spot bottom edge of pages, a little bumping to spine ends. Jacket has light edge crinkling and one spot to inside bottom, small crease on flap, not clipped. "...To avert the disasters that threaten both the magical world of Xanth and the real world of Mundania, Mundane computer designer Edsel and his wife, Pia, exchange bodies with Xanthian natives Nimby, the demon, and his mate, Chlorine, in the hopes that each couple can save their host world from destruction. " Ships from Alberta. [590] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 14.95 USD
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THE SECRET OF SPRING, Anthony, Piers & Jo Anne Taeusch
118 Anthony, Piers & Jo Anne Taeusch THE SECRET OF SPRING
Tor Books 2000 0312864647 / 9780312864644 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine+ dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Excellent condition. Hardcover clean, tight and unmarked. Jacket has a little edge crinkling and light soiling to rear, no tears, not clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; "Anthony's latest collaboration (after Dream a Little Dream, 1999, with Julie Brady, etc. ) with one of his more persistent admirers features the standard combination of cute witches, evil wizards, lovable quasi-humans, and jocularly lascivious romancing (puns and lovers) in a reasonably inventive, Anthony-fantasy setting where hero Herb, heroine Spring, and villain Zygote have lots of neat stuff to do. " [418-noto] 
Price: 9.95 USD
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THE JOHN METCALF PAPERS An Inventory of the Archive at the University of Calgary Library, Apollonia Steele (editor)
119 Apollonia Steele (editor) THE JOHN METCALF PAPERS An Inventory of the Archive at the University of Calgary Library
University of Calgary Press 1996 B003WGJW58 First Edition Softcover New 
Softcover is new and unread, no markings. B/w illus. 246 pages. Includes: Biocritical essay, Series in Correspondence, anthology, fiction, prose, photograph, sound recordings, video, misc. , works on John Metcalf & Works by other authors series. (471) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
Price: 22.50 USD
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120 Appelbaum, Judith HOW TO GET HAPPILY PUBLISHED Third Edition
Harper & Row 1988 Third Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very light edgewear, a little corner curling. Internal pages tight and unmarked. 304 pages. Revised & updated. "The best book I've seen on how publishing really works. I recommend it constantly. " --William Novak; "An invaluable tool for professsional and aspiring authors and for anyone interested in publishing today"--BOMC. (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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