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1 de Camp, L. Sprague; Kirk, Tim, illustrator HEROES AND HOBGOBLINS
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, 1981. 093798633X / 9780937986332 First edition: one of 1250 copies SIGNED by the author, and by illustrator Kirk. Hardcover. Fine in a brown binding with gilt lettering and illustrated endpapers, in a price-clipped, but otherwise fine and beautifully illustrated dust jacket. 
Collection of one hundred light verses by the versatile sf/fantasy veteran. Six striking full-color illustrations printed on coated stock inserts, doublespread b&w illustrated endsheets and designs and devices throughout by Kirk. A lovely production. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 De Camp, L. Sprague LEST DARKNESS FALL
New York: Ballantine Books, No date. Book club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. With the code ''J 40'' on page 181. Jacket code, 3358. Hardcover. Fine, in plum boards with black spine lettering; in a lightly rubbed and mildly age-toned, near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Gary Viskupic. 
"This classic of alternate history, about a modern-day man suddenly transported to late imperial Rome--and determined to stave off the onset of the Dark Ages--is as fresh, witty and full of surprises as it was 55 years ago." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 de Camp, L. Sprague LOST CONTINENTS: The Atlantis Theme in History, Science, and Literature
New York: The Gnome Press Inc., (1954). B0007E27PU First edition, first printing. 3,000 copies printed. Bound by Gnome Press using sheets acquired from the liquidation of Prime Press. Grey cloth. Hardcover. Very good plus: mild age-darkening, offsetting, a few dots of foxing to endsheets, faint foxing to page edges, light soiling to edges; age-darkened, lightly edgeworn, faintly foxed dust jacket with a tiny chip to lower front, short tear to upper rear. 
"Everything you ever wanted to know about Atlantis, Mu, etc. from a skeptic out to show that none of them existed."--Owings and Chalker. Jacket by Ric Binkley based upon L.R. Tschirky's design for Prime Press. First seen in the pages of OTHER WORLDS. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 de Camp, L. Sprague THE ARROWS OF HERCULES
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965. Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. A very good plus copy with mild soiling and a few tiny dots of stain to page edges, a hint of a spine lean; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with light edgewear, miniscule nicks to spine ends. A more than acceptable copy of a quite scarce book. 
Historical novel of the conflict between ancient Carthage and Syracuse, from the multi-faceted sf/fantasy veteran. Wraparound jacket painting by Charles McCurry, map-decorated endsheets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 De Camp, L. Sprague THE BEST OF L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1978). First edition: Issued by The Science Fiction Book Club with the code (I 03) on page 300. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Richard V. Corben. 
Collection of fifteen sf/fantasy stories with an introduction by Poul Anderson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 De Camp, L. Sprague THE BEST OF L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1978). First edition: Issued by The Science Fiction Book Club with the code (I 03) on page 300. Hardcover. Light soiling to the top page edges, otherwise near fine in illustrated dust jacket. 
A collection of fifteen sf/fantasy stories with an introduction by Poul Anderson. Jacket painting by Richard V. Corben. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 de Camp, L. Sprague & Pratt, Fletcher THE CASTLE OF IRON: A Science Fantasy Adventure
New York: Gnome Press, (1950). First edition. 5,000 copies printed. This binding variant has the Gnome Press imprint on one horizontal line on the spine. Hardcover. A near fine copy with embossed ''hippogriff'' device to the front cover; in an illustrated dust jacket with faded spine panel, and light rubbing to the front and rear panels. Jacket illustration by the incomparable Hannes Bok. 
Expanded from a 1941 UNKNOWN yarn, third adventure for peripatetic Harold Shea, sequel to THE INCOMPLETE ENCHANTER (comprised of "The Roaring Trumpet" and "The Mathematics of Magic"). This time Harold slides into the alternate world of ORLANDO FURIOSO! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 De Camp, L. Sprague and Pratt, Fletcher THE COMPLEAT ENCHANTER: The Magical Misadventures of Harold Shea
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1975). First edition: issued by The Science Fiction Book Club. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Two popular novels are together in this special edition: THE INCOMPLETE ENCHANTER and THE CASTLE OF IRON. Jacket by D.K. Stone. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 de Camp, L. Sprague; Frazetta, Frank, illustrator THE FALLIBLE FIEND
(New York, New York): A Signet Book from New American Library, (1973). First edition: a paperback original. Signet #Q5370; cover price, $.95. Mass market paperback. Age-toned within, faint rubber-stamp to top edge, else fine, unread; spectacular, moody cover painting depicts a walrus-faced, scaly, taloned demon, grasping a spiky mace, crouching by a small table displaying a glowing gem, books scattered at his feet. 
Comic-fantasy, one of de Camp's strong suits, set in the imaginary world of Novaria, the setting also for his THE GOBLIN TOWER, THE CLOCKS OF IRAZ, THE UNBEHEADED KING, and THE HONORABLE BARBARIAN. A sweet copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 de Camp, L. Sprague THE GOBLIN TOWER
New York: Pyramid Books, (1968). First Edition: Paperback Original. Pyramid T-1927. Mass market paperback. Fine in pictorial wrappers. 
Cover illustration by Jeff Jones depicts "a bold warrior and his sorceress lady." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 de Camp, L. Sprague THE GOLDEN WIND
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1969. First edition. Jacket illustration by Jennifer Perrott. Hardcover. Spine slightly slanted, tiny areas of soiling to page edges, else near fine in an age-toned (especially to spine panel), lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket that shows a few tiny dots of stain, and tape remnants to verso. 
Historical adventure from the time-traveling sf writer centers on Eudoxos of Kyzikos, navigator, geographer, fighter, diplomat and intrepid trader as he explores uncharted lands beyond the Mediterranean. Map-decorated endpapers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 De Camp, L. Sprague THE HOSTAGE OF ZIR
New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation, (1977). Book club edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
Another in the Krishna Series from the successful sf/fantasy veteran. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 de Camp, L. Sprague & Catherine Crook THE PIXILATED PEERESS
New York: Del Rey/Ballantine Books, (1991). 0345367324 / 9780345367327 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Romas. 
Collaboration between the husband and wife team is a "humorous/satiric fantasy novel set in the same world as THE INCORPORATED KNIGHT."--Locus Magazine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 de Camp, L. Sprague THE SEARCH FOR ZEI
New York: Avalon Books, (1962). B000FX2V7W First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, mild browning and bumping to cover edges, minor soiling to page edges, thus very good; in a faintly foxed, mildly soiled and rubbed, very good plus illustrated dust jacket. 
The first half, slightly expanded, of the "The Hand of Zei," which first appeared as a four-part serial in Astounding Science Fiction beginning in October of 1950. Jacket art by Ed Emshwiller. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 De Camp, L. Sprague THE TRITONIAN RING
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Owlswick Press, 1977. 0913896098 / 9780913896099 First edition thus. Hardcover. Mild edgewear, else very nearly fine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. The brightly colored double-spread endpaper illustration echoes the jacket art. 
A fantasy tale of action and suspense set in an "imaginary Bronze Age world of swordplay and sorcery" by one of sf's veterans. Color jacket artwork and interior black-and-whites by Jim Cawthorn and George Barr. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 De Camp, L. Sprague THE UNBEHEADED KING
New York: Del Rey, (1983). 0345307739 / 9780345307736 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A lighthearted fantasy adventure by the very popular author of over 95 sf and fantasy titles. Cover painting by Darrell K. Sweet. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 De Camp, L. Sprague, editor WARLOCKS AND WARRIORS
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly shelfworn and rubbed dust jacket. 
This anthology of heroic fantasy is edited and contains an introduction by one of the old masters of sf and fantasy. Jacket painting by comics artist Jim Steranko. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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