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201 Nixon, Allan GO FOR GARRITY
New York: Avon, (1970). First edition: Paperback Original. Avon #V2328. Mass market paperback. A hint of rubbing, else this is a fine, unusually bright, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
In the late 60's, early 70's, Nixon was cranking out PBOs in a number of genres. This is an entry in his detective series for Avon starring tough guy PI which opens, predictably enough, with a sex scene and the line, "Waking up was hard and so was I." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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202 Norman, John DANCER OF GOR
New York: Daw Books, Inc./Donald A. Wolheim, Publisher, (1985). 0886771005 / 9780886771003 First edition, first printing: Paperback Original. Identified on the cover as DAW #650, and within as DAW Collectors Book No. 651. Mass market paperback. A bright, unread, fine copy with only a bit of age-toning. Cover art by Ken W. Kelly shows the eponymous exotic dancer/bibliographer. 
22nd book in the Counter-Earth saga of an alien world "where men were all-powerful and women were living jewels of desire." This entry concerns a shy librarian who after hours practices semi-nude her secret studies in belly dancing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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203 Nuetzel, Charles JUNGLE JUNGLE
(Reseda, California): Powell Double Adventure Novel, (1969). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. PP #162; cover price, $.95. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Mass market paperback. Reader's crease, else about fine, in illustrated wraps. Cover art by Bill Hughes. 
Two novels of adventure, JUNGLE SAFARI and JUNGLE GODDESS. Nuetzel "once again offers further evidence that one of his favorite authors is Edgar Rice Burroughs. These two books illustrated his ability to hold the reader."--Forrest J. Ackerman. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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204 Nuetzel, Charles SWORDMEN OF VISTAR
(Reseda, California): Powell Sci-Fi, (1969). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Powel Sci-Fi #1. PP #121; cover price, $.95. Mass market paperback. Some fading to the spine, else a fine, unread, as-new copy in illustrated wraps. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Illustrated by Albert Nuetzell [sic?]. 
"A tale of adventure such as no longer exists in the 20th Century. You'll thrill to Nuetzel's new world of 30,000 B.C.!"--Forrest Ackerman. "The adventures of Thoris the Mighty captivate the reader to the last exciting page."--Fisher Tredtworth. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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205 Nuetzel, Charles WARRIORS OF NOOMAS
(Reseda, California): Powell Sci-Fi, (1969). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. PP #121; cover price, $.95. Mass market paperback. Mild reader's crease to front cover, nearly invisible corner crease to lower front cover, else fine, as-new, in bright, illustrated wraps. Illustrated by Louis DeWitt. 
In his first adventure of an ERB-ian series, Torlo Hannis wakes up on the planet of Noomas without memory of any past life, yet aware that he comes from a vast inter-galactic civilization. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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206 O'Brien, Geoffrey HARDBOILED AMERICA: The Lurid Years of Paperbacks
New York/Cincinnati/Toronto/London/Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1981). First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in stiff, color-illustrated wraps. Illustrated; 144 pages, indexed. With checklist covering the years, 1929-1958. 
"Engaging, often deadly accurate appraisal of the evolution and devolution of the American paperback novel."--Chicago Sun-Times. "Balanced, intelligent, and sings like a saxophone for a lost time of comfort in the lower depths."--LA Times. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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207 O'Neill, Scott MARTIAN SEXPOT
Hollywood, California: A Jade Book/Onsco Publications, 1963. First edition: Paperback Original. No. 211. ''There were women on mars--anyway, females that looked, tasted and felt like women. INSTANT WOMEN!'' Mass market paperback. A few pages show light corner creases, there is some very mild rubbing and a hint of edgewear, else this is a very nearly fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
Interstellar sleaze, with crudely done, but very amusing cover portrait of a topless alien gal, the rays of a miniature sun helping to partially clothe her generously endowed upper body. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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208 Obstfeld, Raymond DEAD HEAT
New York, N.Y.: Charter, (1981). 0441141102 / 9780441141104 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Store stamp to first page and to top page edges, mild reading creases to front cover, light spine crease, else about near fine, in illustrated wraps. 
Edgar-nominated entry in Obstfeld's Harry Gould series of PBOs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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209 Paine, Doris M. and Martinez, Diana GUIDE TO SCIENCE FICTION: Exploring Possibilities and Alternatives
New York, N.Y.: Bantam Books, Inc., 1974. B0006W7MP8 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Covers mildly age-toned, else a fine copy in staple-bound, slick cardstock wraps. 72 pages. 
"Very professional guide to the use of science fiction in the classroom."--PW. Scarce little early entry in the movement to legitimize a ghettoized genre by including sf in curriculums nationwide, and, incidentally selling a few Bantam titles. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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210 Parry, Michael COUNTESS DRACULA
New York: Beagle Books, (1971). First U.S. edition. Beagle #94081. Pages tanned, as is inevitable, mild edgewear and rubbing, else a nearly fine, unread copy in color-illustrated wraps with a still-photo of the incomparable Ingrid Pitt decorating the front cover. 
Novelization of the 1970 Peter Sasdy-directed Hammer horror about a Countess who discovers the secret of eternal youth--she must bathe in the blood of virgins! Based upon the screenplay by Jeremy Paul derived from Valentine Penrose's THE BLOODY COUNTESS. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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211 Pease, Howard THE JINX SHIP
(New York): Pocket Book, Jr., (1951). First edition thus: a pocket book. #J-71; cover price, $.35. Light creasing to covers, closed tear to lower edge of front cover--repaired with cello-tape, previous owner's name to first page, wear and nicking to extremities, pages tanned: a very good copy in illustrated wraps. 
Scarce pb reprint of "The Dark Adventure That Befell Tod Moran When He Shipped as Fireman Aboard the Tramp Steamer "Congo," Bound out of New York for Caribbean Ports." Terrific cover art and rear cover comic-strip style panel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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212 Perry, Steve THE ALBINO KNIFE
New York: Ace Books, (1991). 0441013910 / 9780441013913 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Mild corner crease to rear cover, else a nearly fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Striking cover art by Royo depicts the ice-queenly title character. 
Entry in Perry's "Matador" series of high octane sf pulp. "Planet Stories-style adventure with a touch of the Shadow thrown in."--SF Review. This installment introduces "an Albino exotic bred for her sensuous beauty--but trained in the deadly arts." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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213 Perry, Steve THE MACHIAVELLI INTERFACE
New York: Ace Books, (1986). 0441513565 / 9780441513567 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Very fine, an unread, as-new copy, in illustrated wraps with stylish cover art by Richard Berry. 
A Matador novel from the author of ALBINO KNIFE and THE MAN WHO NEVER MISSED. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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214 Pezzelli, Peter EVERY SUNDAY
(New York, NY): Kensington Books, (2005). 075820770 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in illustrated wraps. 
"A sweet, brave, and funny novel--with a heart as big as the entire state of Rhode Island."--Claire Cook. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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215 Phillips, Rog TIME TRAP
Chicago: Century Publications, (1949). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Century Book No. 116; cover price, $.25. Mass market paperback. Very faint, nearly invisible crinkling to front cover, negligible wear at spine ends, tiny sideways crease to spine; thus a bright, fine, fresh copy in illustrated wraps. The sublime cover art by Malcolm Smith ranks in our top ten all-time alien pin-ups. 
Time travel PBO involves occupation of the U.S. by the Varg Thrott, a mysterious three-eyed race of humans from out of Earth's past. Cover shows a buxom blonde VT in a slinky see-through top giving the reader the come-hither look out of all three eyes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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216 Pohl, Frederik PRACTICAL POLITICS 1972
New York: Ballantine Books, (1971). 0345023633 / 9780345023636 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Mild corner crease to rear cover, owner's name to inside front cover, a near fine, apparently unread copy; in wraps. 
From the sf veteran, a how-to manual for "peacenicks, eighteen-year-old voters, preservers of the environment, party reformers, and all who know something's wrong but have been too embarrassed to do anything about it." Elusive PBO. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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217 Pratchett, Terry SOURCERY
(New York, New York): A Signet Book/New American Library, (1989). 0451162331 / 9780451162335 First U.S. edition, first printing: a PBO. SIGNED by the author. Very minor, short crease to front cover, hint of age-toning, else fine, unread, in illustrated wraps. 
Once upon a time, there was an eighth son of an eighth son who was, of course, a wizard. As if that wasn't complicated enough, said wizard then had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son--a wizard squared--a source of magic--a sourcerer. Discworld 5. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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REVENANT, Price, Lia Scott
218 Price, Lia Scott REVENANT
New York/Lincoln/Shanghai: iUniverse, Inc., (2003). 0595293727 / 9780595293728 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine, a new book; in color-illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the author. 
Sequel to Price's THE GUARDIAN. Janos Bath is a NYC grad student who hears voices crying out to him wherever he goes--and who is being stalked by a strange man who claims he is a revenant, a reincarnated vampire and archangel. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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219 Quinn, Seabury THE ADVENTURES OF JULES DE GRANDIN
New York: Popular Library, (1976). 044500394 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. A fine, unread copy in pictorial wraps with some faint age-toning to covers and textblock. Illustrations by Steve Fabian, introduction by Lin Carter; edited and with an afterword by Robert Weinberg. 
First collection of tales by WEIRD TALES' most popular scribe, creator of the "Sherlock of the Supernatural," occult detective Jules de Grandin. Included are de Grandin's debut (in "Terror on the Links") and Quinn's own 1966 "By Way of Explanation." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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220 Rabe, Peter BLOOD IN THE DESERT
Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications, Inc., (1958). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Age-toning to the text, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps with cover art by Richard Powers. 
Freelance spy Wheeler travels to North Africa to investigate a meeting between Berber chiefs and to learn what happened to his long-lost mentor, Fairchild. An unusually nice copy of this paperback original. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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