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1 Vance, Jack CUGEL'S SAGA
New York: Timescape Books/Simon and Schuster, (1983). 0671494503 / 9780671494506 First edition, first printing. Remainder emblem to lower page edges, otherwise fine, in silver-lettered lilac cloth shelfback over blue boards; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild wear, faint age-toning, fading to spine panel. Jacket art by Kevin Johnson. 
"Fantasy collection masquerading as a novel; episodes in the picaresque life of Cugel the Clever... part of the Dying Earth series."--LOCUS. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Vance, Jack ECCE AND OLD EARTH
New York: Tor SF/ A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1991). Book Club edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club; with the jacket code 18933. Hardcover. Faint soiling to page edges, thus near fine, in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning, a whisper of wear. Jacket art by Vincent di Fate. 
"Vance's rich lyrical style makes this follow-up to ARAMINTA STATION a pleasure to read."--PW. "Has the broad appeal of Niven's RINGWORLD, Herbert's DUNE, and Heinlein's best, with overtones of Indiana Jones."--LJ. Book Two of the Cadwal Chronicles. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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3 Vance, Jack LIGHT FROM A LONE STAR
Cambridge, MA: The Nesfa Press, (1985). 0915368315 / 9780915368310 First edition, first printing: Limited edition of 1000 copies; this being one of 800 trade copies. Hardcover. Near fine in black cloth with gilt spine titles and publisher's device; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket (black) with mild rubbing and minor shelfwear. Jacket illustration by Richard Powers. 
The Lone Star Con commemorative book with a collection of stories by Guest of Honor Jack Vance. With an introduction by Russell Letson, an interview with Vance by Tim Underwood, and an uncredited "Vance Encyclopedia," by Jim Mann. Scarce! 
Price: 200.00 USD
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4 Vance, Jack LYONESSE: Book I Suldrun's Garden
New York: Berkley Books, (1983). First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. Cover art by James C. Christensen. 
Vance has been publishing science fiction since World War II, among his noteworthy novels is THE DYING EARTH. The LYONESSE trilogy is continued in THE GREEN PEARL and MADOUC. It is a fantasy about the birthplace of Tristan. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Vance, Jack LYONESSE: THE GREEN PEARL
New York: Berkley Books/SFBC, [1986]. Book Club edition. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with a tiny closed tear to the lower rear panel. Jacket art by Tom Canty. 
In this sequel to Lyonesse I: SULDREN'S GARDEN, the magical lands of high enchantment -- the Elder Isles, the land, long-vanished beneath the ocean, from which King Arthur's ancestors fled to Britain -- come to brilliant life again. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Vance, Jack MASKE: Thaery
New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). 0399117970 / 9780399117978 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in bright, vivid apple-green cloth with white spine stamping; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Richard Powers. 
There is a Hole at the eastern fringe of the known universe. Deep within it hangs a lost star, Mora, with twin planets, Maske and Skay. On wild Maske there is a rocky peninsula inhabited by a clan of warlike dreamers, the Droads. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Vance, Jack MASKE: THAERY
New York: Berkley Publishing Company/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). 0399117970 / 9780399117978 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, thus near fine, in brilliant green cloth with white spine titles; in an age-toned, lightly worn, mildly edge-nibbled very good plus illustrated dust jacket. 
Classic Vance fantasy: a carefully thought-out world, a stratified society, and a man in conflict with its rules. During the space of twelve generations, the descendents of a crash on a water-covered planet have managed to adapt to the marine culture. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Vance, Jack SLAVES OF THE KAU [and] BIG PLANET
New York, N.Y.: Ace Books Inc., (1958). First edition, first printing: an Ace Double paperback original. #D-295; cover price, $.35. Mass market paperback. Tiny nick to one spine end, else a fine, fresh, unread, copy in illustrated wraps. BIG PLANET cover art by Emsh. 
BIG PLANET was originally seen in the September 1952 issue of STARLING STORIES and had appeared in hardcover from Avalon in 1957, but this is the book debut for SLAVES OF THE KAU--which had bowed as PLANET OF THE DAMNED in the December 1952 SPACE STORIES. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Vance, Jack SON OF THE TREE
San Francisco, California/Columbia, Pennsylvania: Underwood-Miller, 1983. 0934438803 / 9780934438803 First hardcover edition, first printing. One of 700 copies produced. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, thus near fine in forest-green binding with gilt spine lettering; in an age-toned, very good only dust jacket that shows insect nibbling at the extremities and to the spine panel. Jacket art by Ned Dameron. 
Debuted in THRILLING WONDER STORIES in 1951; originally published in book from as an Ace PBO (F-265). "People of Kyril worship a colossal and monstrous tree; the Druid-like rulers attempt to export an offshoot of the tree to another world."--Tuck. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Vance, Jack THE HOUSES OF ISZM
San Francisco, California/Columbia, Pennsylvania: Underwood-Miller, 1983. 0934438781 / 9780934438780 First hardcover edition, first printing. One of 700 copies issued. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, else nearly fine in leaf-green cloth with gilt spine titles; in a very good only worn dust jacket with considerable insect nibbling to the edges, the folds, and the spine panel. Jacket art by Chris Miller. 
Debuted in the pages of STARTLING in Spring, 1954; originally issued in book form as an Ace Double with SON OF THE TREE (Ace F-265, 1964). "A world has a monopoly of biologically-grown houses, and other worlds try to steal the seeds."--Tuck. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Vance, Jack THE LANGUAGES OF PAO
New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, (1958). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing to top page edges, hint of soiling to fore-edge, else nearly fine, in full grey cloth with maroon spine stamping; very good plus dust jacket with tiny dots of staining to rear panel, some fading to spine panel, faint foxing, light edgewear. 
One of Vance's more successful forays into linguistic sf "interestingly espouses the Whorfian hypothesis that language creates perception, rather than the reverse."--Clute and Nicholls. "A significant achievement."--Stephen Goldman. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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12 Vance, Jack TRULLION: Alastor 2262; MARUNE: Alastor 933; WYST: Alastor 1716
San Francisco, California/Columbia, Pennsylvania: Underwood-Miller, 1984. First hardcover edition, first printing. Three volumes, slipcased; trade edition, one of a total of 1000 copies produced. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of faint foxing to page edges, else all volumes fine, as-new; in illustrated dust jackets that are fine, as-new, except for a short area of lamination lift to upper spine fold of WYST; housed in a near fine slipcase with spotting to spine. 
Vance's trilogy of sf novels set in The Alastor Cluster: a sprawling system of thirty thousand live stars and three thousand inhabited planets, the cluster is ruled by the mysterious Connatic. Jacket art on all three volumes by Ned Dameron. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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