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1 CARTER, LIN. Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord Of The Rings.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1969. 0345254767 / 9780345254764 Eleventh Printing - March 1976. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A delightful in-depth exploration of Tolkien's classic trilogy. Covers the lives and times of Professor Tolkien, How The Lord of the Rings came to be written, The Trilogy - Satire or Allegory?, Tolkien's Theory of the Fairy Story,Tolkien's Basic Sources, On the Naming of Names, Some People, Places and Things, and The men who invented Fantasy. 
Price: 2.14 USD
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2 CARTER, LIN. Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord Of The Rings.
Ballantine Books, New York: May 1978. 0345254767 / 9780345254764 Fourteenth Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A delightful in-depth exploration of Tolkien's classic trilogy. Covers the lives and times of Professor Tolkien, How The Lord of the Rings came to be written, The Trilogy - Satire or Allegory?, Tolkien's Theory of the Fairy Story,Tolkien's Basic Sources, On the Naming of Names, Some People, Places and Things, and The men who invented Fantasy. 
Price: 2.14 USD
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3 EDDISON, E.R.; HENDERSON. KEITH (ILLUSTRATED BY); PRESCOTT, ORVILLE (WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY). The Worm Ouroboros.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1967. s Softcover. good condition except fro some pencil marks on last page and inside back cover. 
This is the first book of a vast fantasy fully as rich and strange as Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings." "This majestic romance is an enduring masterpiece" (Orville Prescott, from the Introduction). 
Price: 5.70 USD
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4 ELLIOTT, KATE. The Gathering Storm: Volume Five Of Crown Of Stars.
DAW Books, New York: 2003. 0756401194 / 9780756401191 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
With The Gathering Storm, the long dreaded cataclysm is about to descend on the world as the lost land of the Aoi returns to the earth from which it was cast forth into the aether millennia ago. And though Liath has at last found her way back from the land of the Aoi, she knows that disaster will soon follow her. Critics have hailded the first four volumesin Kate Elliott's six-volume fantasy masterwork, Crown of Stars, as: ". . . well-thought-out, well-structured, and well-crafted. . . . Elliott has a strong ability to create a sense of other that is nonetheless human and compelling." - The Magazine of Fantasy and Sciencd Fiction 
Price: 8.50 USD
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5 GEARHART, SALLY MILLER; ROSS, ELIZABETH ( ILLUSTRATIONS). The Wanderground: Stories Of The Hill Women.
Alyson Publications, Boston: 1984. 0932870554 / 9780932870551 s Softcover. Good condition. 
A story of the hill women who combine the control of the mind and matter with a sensuous adherence to women's realities and painful history 
Price: 5.23 USD
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6 GROSSBLATT, BEN; FINE, ALEX (ILLUSTRATIONS). How To Speak Klingon™: Essential Phrases For The Intergalactic Traveler.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Master the harsh, guttural language of Klingon with this indispensable audio phrasebook. This amusing and enlightening primer on ill-tempered and proud Klingon culture uses a built-in sound module to teach readers an array of crucial compliments ("You bludgeon divinely."), toasts ("Today is a good day to die"), and insults ("Your mother has a smooth forehead") as well as phrases used commonly in intergalactic travel ("Passport? My fist is my passport!"), theatergoing ("Two for Romulan and Juliet"), and more. Illustrated scenarios set the scene and offer additional useful phrases, making How to Speak Klingon an essential guide for any Star Trek® fan. Ben Grossblatt has several degrees in linguistics and eats gagh with his bare hands. He lives in Seattle. Alex Fine is a Baltimore-based illustrator who was called "Spock" as a child due to his bowl cut and pointy ears. Full-color images throughout, built-in sound module, 10 unique sounds. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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7 KLEEFELD, CAROLYN MARY. Psyche Of Mirrors: A Promenade Of Portraits.
The Seventh Quarry, Wales / Cross-Cultural Communications, Merrick: 2012. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket (as issued). Brand new book. 
Carolyn Kleefeld is an explorer of the most extraordinary dimensions, which she gracefully connects with a natural ease. In Psyche of Mirrors, she writes, "I find myself traveling through 'portraits' that open the gates to experiential understanding and offer surprising paths to complex and fantastic inner worlds." "Do not take Psyche of Mirrors lightly. All of these creatures, the Schnoozlers, Lisa-Fleur, Sui-lan, Bernadine the Butterfly, and the others, have lives of their own and will not leave you alone after you have met them. They will come up in your dreams or in the most unexpected moments of the day - to puzzle you, to haunt you, to inspire you." - Pierro Ferrucci, author of The Power of Kindness 
Price: 26.60 USD
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8 LACKEY, MERCEDES. Magic's Price: Book Three Of The Last Herald- Mage.
Daw Books, Inc., New York: 1990. 0886774268 / 9780886774264 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The third and last book in The Books Of The Last Herald-Mage series. 
Price: 4.75 USD
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9 LACKEY, MERCEDES; DIXON, LARRY. Owlknight.
Daw Books, New York: 1999. 0886778514 / 9780886778514 First Printing. h Hardcover, with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Another great series set in the world of Valdemar. When Owlkight opens, six years have passed since Darian's fateful flight into the forest. This once troubled youth has grown into a mature responsible adult. 
Price: 16.75 USD
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10 LAWHEAD, STEPHEN R. Arthur: Book Three Of The Pendragon Cycle.
Avon Books, New York: 1990. 0380708906 / 9780380708901 First Avon Books Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In a forgotten age of chaos and darkness, a magnificent king arose to light the land. They called him unfit to rule -- a lowborn, callow boy, Uther's bastard. But his coming had been foretold in the songs of the bard Taliesin. "Evocative . . . Intriguing . . . Enthralling." -- Locus 
Price: 3.04 USD
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11 LAWHEAD, STEPHEN R. Empyrion II - The Siege Of Dome.
Crossway Books, Westchester: 1989. 0891073817 / 9780891073819 Third Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In the Siege of Dome, the second and concluding book of the Empyrion saga, Orion Treet determines to return to Dome after his brief respite among the peaceable, graceful Fieri. Once again, Steve Lawhead demonstrates his masterful control of fantasy, and his personal insight into the struggle between good and evil which wages continually in the heart and mind. 
Price: 3.61 USD
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12 LE GUIN, URSULA K. Powers.
Harcourt, Inc., Orlando: 2007. Advance Reading Copy. s Softcover. Like New. 
for ages 14 and up.Young Gav can remember the page of a book after seeing it once, and, inexplicably, he sometimes "remembers" things that are going to happen in the future. As a loyal slave, he must keep these powers secret, but when a terrible tragedy occurs, Gav, blinded by grief, flees the only world he has ever known. And in what becomes a treacherous journey for freedom, Gav's greatest test of all is facing his powers so that he can come to understand himself and finally find a true home. This third book in the Annals of the Western Shore series is an epic story of survival and self-discovery that speaks to the power of new beginnings, and most importantly, of hope. Includes maps. 
Price: 11.40 USD
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13 LINDSAY, DAVID; EISELEY, LOREN (INTRODUCTION). A Voyage To Arcturus.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1973. 0345232089 / 9780345232083 Third Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Wandering alone on Tormance, the one inhabited planet of the star Arcturus, the hero of this remarkable story cries, "I must make up my mind that this is a strange journey, and that the strangest things will happen in it." And the strangest things do indeed happen in a book that is at once an engrossing fantasy and a profound metaphysical fable. "One of the most brilliant flights of pure fancy ever recorded." - London Times 
Price: 14.25 USD
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14 LOFTING, HUGH. The Story Of Doctor Dolittle: Being The History Of His Peculiar Life At Home And Astonishing Adventures In Foreign Parts.
J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia: 1948. 54th Impression. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is slightly torn in the front. 
This book is a work of genius and, as always with works of genius, it is difficult to analyze the elements that have gone to make it. There is poetry here and fantasy and humor. 
Price: 70.78 USD
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15 LOFTING, HUGH. The Story Of Doctor Dolittle: Being The History Of His Peculiar Life At Home And Astonishing Adventures In Foreign Parts.
J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia: 1948. 44th Impression. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This book is a work of genius and, as always with works of genius, it is difficult to analyze the elements that have gone to make it. There is poetry here and fantasy and humor. 
Price: 7.13 USD
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16 MCKIERNAN, DENNIS L. Into The Fire: Book Two Of The Hel's Crucible Duology.
Penguin Books, New York: 1998. 0451457013 / 9780451457011 First Printing. A ROC Book. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
As the Foul Folk spread their evil across the kingdoms of Mithgar, two Warrows, bound by a pledge to a dying swordsman, continue their venture into the very teeth of the conflict ravaging the entire world. Yet Tip and Beau do not travel alone. Fortune has favored them with assistance from many strange allies, including companions sworn to protect them as they move eastward to deliver their mysterious token to an even more mysterious end: Agron. 
Price: 10.83 USD
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17 NILES, DOUGLAS. A Breach In The Watershed: Book One Of The Watershed Trilogy.
Ace Books, New York: 1996. 0441003494 / 9780441003495 Ace Mass Market Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
For centuries, the pristine lands of the Watershed wee at peace: Dalethica, the land of life; Faerine, the realm of magic; and Duloth-Trol, land of death and decay, where the Dark water flows. But now, the Watershed has been breached . . . and a poisonous evil flows forth. "Absolutely nobody builds a more convincing fantasy realm than Doug Niles." -- R. A. Salvatore 
Price: 3.75 USD
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18 PREISS, BYRON & REAVES, MICHAEL; ZUCKER, JOSEPH (ILLUSTRATED BY). Dragonworld.
Bantam Books, New York: 1979. 0553010778 / 9780553010770 s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
This is an epic quest through three memorable lands, illustrated with over eighty pages of fantastic illustrations. 
Price: 4.51 USD
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19 RUSSELL, ERIC FRANK. Next Of Kin.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1986. 0345327616 / 9780345327611 First Ballantine Books Edition. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
From the start, John Leeming's reconaissance mission into enemy territory was doomed to be a one-way trip. But when he crashed on a distant planet, and was captured by aliens, he found that his sense of self-preservation would not accept defeat. 
Price: 3.75 USD
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20 SMITH, WU KEE; JAKE (ILLUSTRATIONS). How To Speak Wookiee: A Manual For Intergalactic Communication.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco: 2011. h Hardcover. Brand new book. 
Everyone's been there—you're playing holo chess with a Wookiee, and things get out of hand. You've done something to offend him, but you don't know what. How can you defuse the situation? Better yet, how can you make sure you never end up there again? With intergalactic travel easier than ever, Wookiees can now be found on nearly every planet in the galaxy and on starships everywhere in between. This helpful guide teaches citizens of the galaxy key phrases in the Wookiee language, eliminating near-fatal encounters with notoriously short-tempered Wookiees while smoothing the way to lasting partnerships and friendships. The handy sound module—recorded by Chewbacca himself!—demonstrates proper pronunciation of ten key phrases. Wu Kee Smith is an expert on the Wookiee language and culture. He is the author of the Galactic News best-selling book The Wookiee in the Tree. He splits his time between San Francisco, California, and Kashyyyk. JAKe was born in Hull, England, but was raised by Wookiees from a young age. He speaks the Wookiee language fluently, but with a strong northern accent. He now lives and works in London, and would never use a cheap Jedi mind-trick to make you visit jake-art.com 
Price: 16.10 USD
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