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41 Banks, Raymond E. DARYK: SKULL KEEP OF THE PRIMAL CLANS
(Wilmington, Del.): Orchid Publishing Co., (1978). First edition: Paperback Original. CB #218, cover price $2.50. Mass market paperback. A whisper of age-toning to inside covers, else a fine, bright, unread copy in wraps. Cover art shows a Viking-helmeted muscleman, sabre in hand, fingering gold booty in a swampland treasure chest, a winged, nearly nude vixen wading in the background. 
Daryk must face the fabled team of sister warriors from Clan Jerld under the shining sun of Thymos in this erotic sword and sorcery PBO. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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42 Barnes, Steven STREETLETHAL
New York: Ace Science Fiction Books, (1983). 0441790682 / 9780441790685 First edition: Paperback Original. SIGNED and inscribed by Barnes in three places at the preliminaries, one inscription dated 1983, two dated 1989. Mass market paperback. Some insignificant superficial scratches (no illustration ink has been displaced) to covers, else a nearly fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps with artwork by Barclay Shaw. 
"Set in early 21st century Los Angeles...STREETLETHAL paints a gritty and utterly believable picture of the underbelly of its future."--Norman Spinrad. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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43 Barrett, Neal, Jr. ALDAIR IN ALBION
New York: DAW Books, (1976). First Edition: Paperback Original. DAW No. 195. Mass market paperback. Near fine unread copy in pictorial wraps with cover art by Josh Kirby. 
Lizard monarchs enslave humanoids "adrift on the seas of Time Forgotten and Paradise Lost." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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44 Barry, John THE MILITANT HOMOSEXUAL
North Hollywood, Calif: A Brandon House Book, (1967). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. A fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps, with the textblock showing the inevitable light tanning. A nice copy. 
A Brandon House Original. "Here is a frank and sometimes shocking compendium of the new philosophy and program of the militant homosexuals written without bias."--from the rear cover. Gay-themed pocketbook sleaze. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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45 Bean, Frederic MURDER AT THE SPIRIT CAVE
New York: Bantam Books, (1999). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Fine in bright yellow wraps. 
An uncorrected page proof. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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46 Becher, Don A TICKET TO NOWHERE
Clovis, California: Vega Books, Inc., (1966). B0007FDHK8 First edition: Paperback Original. VSF-13; cover price, $.50. Mass market paperback. A hint of edgewear, pages age-toned, as expected, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Crude, but effective cover art shows an enormous head floating over a forested, lake-side vista, and a streamlined spacecraft zooming through the meadows. 
Though this Vega sf PBO strongly resembles the format used to issue Lionel Fanthorpe's titles under a variety of pseudonyms, there is no evidence that this is a Fanthorpe penname, or that "Becher" ever wrote anything else. A ticket to nowhere, indeed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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PHANTOM CARRIAGE: A Novella, Bennett, T.C.
47 Bennett, T.C. PHANTOM CARRIAGE: A Novella
(Bloomington, IN): (AuthorHouse), (2004). 1418418188 / 9781418418182 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. Trade Paperback. Fine, in illustrated wraps. 
Little did San Francisco detectives Mackenzie and Fergusson know that the couple's backyard chillingly kept a restless secret....silence was the price paid five decades in the past, but evil revenge would be the final payoff. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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48 Berg, Adam W. THE TWISTED WAY
New York: Carlyle, (1979). 0503070416 / 9780503070410 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Fine, a bright, fresh, as-new, unread copy; in illustrated wraps. 
"Fame, burning passion and love painfully entwine three lovers gripped by Hollywood's spell." Scarce Hollywood novel. Issued as a paperback original. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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49 Bernard, Christine, editor 2ND (SECOND) ARMADA GHOST BOOK
(London): Armada Paperbacks for Boys and Girls/May Fair, (1986). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Very mild spine crease and edgewear, else near fine in illustrated wraps with artwork by Gino D'Achille, who has also supplied the interior black-and-whites. 
This second gathering of ghost yarns for the younger set highlights contributions by Wells, E. Nesbit, William Croft Dickinson, and Sorche Nic Leodhas. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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50 Bernard, Ronald THE DEADLY PASSION
[No place]. An Authentic Chariot Book, (1960). First edition: Paperback Original. #CB114. Mass market paperback. Hint of edgewear, mild corner crease to rear cover, else a very nearly fine copy in color-illustrated wraps. Bad girl art shows a brunette--arms over her head tossing her raven tresses; in the background a hunk with his back to us removes his shirt. 
"Raye Loring was...possessed of a strange regal beauty...she enslaved men and women." Not to mention Anne ("needed love and mink to console her lovely young body"), Sherry ("beautiful and bad") and Sandra ("gorgeous dish with a strange yearning.") 
Price: 35.00 USD
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51 Bishop, Michael THE QUICKENING
(Eugene, OR): (Pulphouse Publishing), (1991). 1561465127 / 9781561465125 First edition: a 44-page chapbook original. Short Story Paperback series #12. A fine, unread copy in perfect-bound wraps, with cover art by George Barr. 
Bishop's 1981 Nebula-winning novelette, here in its first separate appearance as part of the now sadly defunct Pulphouse series of short story chapbooks. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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52 Blaylock, James P. HOMUNCULUS
New York: Ace Science Fiction Books, (1986). 0441342582 / 9780441342587 First edition, first printing: Paperback Original. Ace #0-441-34258-2. Mass market paperback. Shelfwear, text tanning (as expected), minor cover creases, else very good in illustrated wraps with great cover art by James Warhola. 
Awarded the Philip K. Dick Award, HOMUNCULUS is a fascinating trip to a Victorian London that never existed--atmospheric alternate history! Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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53 Bloch, Robert ATOMS AND EVIL
Greenwich, Connecticut: Gold Medal Books, (1962). First edition: Paperback Original. Gold Medal #s1231. SIGNED by Bloch on the title-page. Mass market paperback. Age has mottled and toned the covers somewhat, and the pages and inside covers show the inevitable tanning, but, otherwise this is an unread, about near fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
Early collection from the prolific shuddermeister. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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54 Bloch, Robert TWILIGHT ZONE: THE MOVIE
(New York): Warner Books, (1983). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Slight spine creases, else a very good plus copy. Illustrated with stills. 
A four-part novel with contributions by Richard Matheson, John Landis and others. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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55 Block, Lawrence THE SINS OF THE FATHERS
(New York): (Dell Publishing Company, Inc.), (1976). First edition: Paperback Original. Dell #7991. Mass market paperback. Faint reader's crease, minor age-toning, else a very nearly fine example that appears unread, in glossy pictorial wraps. A scarce paperback original that rarely turns up in collectible condition. 
"The victim was a savagely butchered young Greenwich Village hooker. The accused killer was the homosexual youth who was her roommate. When the suspect hanged himself in his cell everybody was happy--except Matt Scudder." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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BITE CLUB, Bodner, Hal
56 Bodner, Hal BITE CLUB
Los Angeles: Alyson Books, (2005). 1555839037 / 9781555839031 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine, in illustrated wraps. A new book! 
Someone in West Hollywood has a macabre passion for beautiful young men. Healthy, gym-toned male bodies keep turning up - tortured, drained of blood, missing parts, and quite dead. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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57 Bowen, Robert Sidney DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS: CRIMSON DOOM
(San Diego, California): A Corinth Suspense Novel, (1966). First edition: Paperback Original. CR137; cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. Very fine, a bright, as-new, unread copy in color-illustrated wraps. 
Sf aviation adventure originally appearing in the August, 1934 issue of the long-lamented "pulp of pulps" DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS, here in its debut as a book. A superb copy! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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58 Bowen, Robert Sidney DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS: PURPLE TORNADO
(San Diego, California): A Corinth Suspense Novel, (1966). First edition: Paperback Original. CR141. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to the covers and pages, else a fine unread copy in color-illustrated wraps. 
A 12-issue, 2-year sf twist on an earlier aviation pulp, DUSTY AYRES told the story of a world war set in the near future, beginning three years after "all Asia and Europe had been a seething inferno of war." First book appearance of Dusty Ayres No. 3. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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59 Boylan, Edward J., Jr. TERRY AND THE PIRATES IN THE ADVENTURES OF THE JEWELS OF JADE
(New York, N.Y.): Checkerbooks, Inc., (1949). First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Mass market paperback. Upper corner tip of rear cover clipped, nicks to spine ends, covers rubbed, creases to spine, good to very good in illustrated wraps. 
Number one in this Terry and the Pirates series. Original price 15 cents. Fabulous cover art depicting a scantily clad asian woman pointing a gun at a large-jawed dude holding a jade necklace. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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60 Bracco, Edgar Jean CHATTELS OF ELDORADO
New York, N. Y.: Avon Publications, Inc., (1955). First edition: Paperback Original. Avon #T-98. Mass market paperback. Very very mild corner crease to each cover, else an unread, very nearly fine copy in illustrated wraps with provocative cover art by Everett Raymond Kinstler of a slave auction in progress. The slaves on the block are women in varying states of undress. 
A sampling: "For answer she moved slightly, the belt of the peignoir loosened, and her leg--long and white and gently tapered--touched him like a torch to kindling..." Seagoing adventure peopled with rakehells, rascals, exotic slaves and Dominique! 
Price: 12.50 USD
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