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  • THE SHADOW OF THE LION. by Flint, Eric; Mercedes Lackey and Dave Freer.
    Flint, Eric; Mercedes Lackey and Dave Freer.
    THE SHADOW OF THE LION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Baen Books, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in 1537 in an 'other-worldly, new-age' Venice, a city where magic thrives, a bastion of independence and toleration, and riddled with corruption and intrigue. SIGNED on the title page by Eric Flint. Maps, family tree, list of characters, glossary. 825 pp. Dust jacket art by Larry Dixon. ISBN: 0-7434-35230.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64432
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  • THIS ROUGH MAGIC. by Flint, Eric; Mercedes Lackey and Dave Freer.
    Flint, Eric; Mercedes Lackey and Dave Freer.
    THIS ROUGH MAGIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Baen Books, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book in this series, set on Corfu in the sixteenth century. SIGNED on the title page by Eric Flint. Maps, list of characters, glossary. 822 pp. Dust jacket art by Larry Dixon. ISBN: 0-7434-71490.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (crease to upper corner of a few pages).

    Book ID: 64433
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  • IGRAINE THE BRAVE. by Funke, Cornelia
    Funke, Cornelia
    IGRAINE THE BRAVE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic - The Chicken House, 2007. SIGNED first edition - A fresh take on chivalry, knights and magic with a feisty heroine by the author of INKSPELL and THE THIEF LORD. Translated from the German by Anthea Bell. Illustrated with drawings by the author SIGNED on title page. 212 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. A rather uncommon advance issue, especially so signed.

    Book ID: 57725
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  • THE OLD COUNTRY. by Gerstein, Mordicai.
    Gerstein, Mordicai.
    THE OLD COUNTRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Milford, Connecticut: Roaring Brook Press, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - A story for older children by this Caldecott winning author - a "novel of singular insight and imagination that transports readers to the Old Country, where 'all the fairy tales come from, where there was magic -- and there was war.' There, Gisella stares a moment too long into the eyes of a fox, and she and the fox exchange shapes." 130 pp. Dust jacket illustration by the author. ISBN: 1596430478.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66849
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  • CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL. by Gold, Glen David.
    Gold, Glen David.
    CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first novel, the story of a young master illusionist, set in the early years of the 20th century. Includes color illustrations of magic posters. 483 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-67345.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 45326
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  • CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL. by Gold, Glen David.
    Gold, Glen David.
    CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first novel, the story of a young master illusionist, set in the early years of the 20th century. Includes color illustrations of magic posters. SIGNED on the title page. 483 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-67345.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 44877
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  • CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL. by Gold, Glen David.
    Gold, Glen David.
    CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first novel, the story of a young master illusionist, set in the early years of the 20th century. Includes color illustrations of magic posters. SIGNED on the title page. 483 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-67345.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dust jacket (a new, unread copy, but one corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 58645
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  • BREACH. by Goodwater, W. L.
    Goodwater, W. L.
    BREACH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ace Books, (2018). SIGNED first edition - A Cold War Magic novel, the author's first novel and the first in a new Cold War fantasy series, "where the Berlin Wall is made entirely of magic. When a breach unexpectedly appears in the wall, spies from both sides swarm to the city as World War III threatens to spark." SIGNED by the author on the half title page and dated 8/18/18 (that is, before the official publication date) at Worldcon 76. 357 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75294
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  • SISTER MINE. by Hopkinson, Nalo.
    Hopkinson, Nalo.
    SISTER MINE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2013). Hardcover first edition - Novel by this award-winning author about two sisters, born as cojoined twins, who have to discover their own talents after surgery to separate them. 305 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 978-0446576925.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75624
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  • KING & RAVEN. by James, Cary.
    James, Cary.
    KING & RAVEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a tale of magic and intrigue set in the world of King Arthur. "Micah of Greenfarm, nicknamed "Raven," is a younger son of a large family on one of the tenant farms that surround Camelot. As a poor farm lad, he is more distant from King Arthur than if they were separated by a vast ocean. But when his beloved sister is raped and murdered by four of Arthur's drunken nights, Raven swears an oath of vengeance far above his station." 384 pp. ISBN: 0-312-858701.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56767
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  • POWER OF THREE. by Jones, Diana Wynne.
    Jones, Diana Wynne.
    POWER OF THREE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books, (1977) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another innovative fantasy novel for older children, one which uses Celtic mythology and magic to create a parable of relations among the races. "Threes" are a recurring theme: "This is the story of the three children of Adara -of Ayna and Ceci who both had Gifts, and of Gair, who thought he was ordinary." There are three races that live on the moors, the Lymen, Dorig, and Giants (humans). In the sturdy library binding. 250 pp. ISBN: 0-688-841066.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (corners slightly bumped, price-clipped, some edgewear to the dj, especially at the ends of the spine)

    Book ID: 66340
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  • CONRAD'S FATE: A Chrestomanci Book. by Jones, Diana Wynne.
    Jones, Diana Wynne.
    CONRAD'S FATE: A Chrestomanci Book.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth book in the Chrestomanci series. Before Rowling and the Harry Potter books, Jones was the premier writer of children's fantasy in the UK with complex stories, often mixing humor in with the darkness, although her most popular and best known stories are the lighter ones which tell the adventures of children who study magic at Chrestomanci Castle. 375 pp. Dust jacket by Jon Foster. ISBN: 0-06-0747439.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 50498
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  • THE CHRESTOMANCI QUARTET: Charmed Life, Witch Week, The Magicians of Caprona, The Lives of Christopher Chant. by Jones, Diana Wynne.
    Jones, Diana Wynne.
    THE CHRESTOMANCI QUARTET: Charmed Life, Witch Week, The Magicians of Caprona, The Lives of Christopher Chant.

    Edition: Original book club edition- first printing.

    New York: SFBC Fantasy, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - An omnibus edition containing the complete text of the first four books in this series: Charmed Life, Witch Week, The Magicians of Caprona, The Lives of Christopher Chant. . Before Rowling and the Harry Potter books, Jones was the premier writer of children's fantasy in the UK with complex stories, often mixing humor in with the darkness, although her most popular and best known stories are the lighter ones which tell the adventures of children who study magic at Chrestomanci Castle. 664 pp. Wraparound dust jacket by Greg Newbold. ISBN: 07-39414399.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (minor edgewear to dj).

    Book ID: 77578
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  • DIVINE ENDURANCE. by Jones, Gwyneth.
    Jones, Gwyneth.
    DIVINE ENDURANCE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York Arbor House, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first novel, described as 'astonishly good' - a science fiction novel set in 'a spooky frontier country between history and myth, distant past and far future..'-The Guardian. ISBN: 0-87795-8564.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 31112
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF FLASH JACKSON. by Kowalski, William.
    Kowalski, William.
    THE ADVENTURES OF FLASH JACKSON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy for the UK edition (trade paperback format. )

    London: Doubleday, (2003.). First edition - His third novel, the story of sixteen-year-old tomboy Haley "Flash Jackson" Boomhauer who, confined to her room after breaking her leg, unexpectedly finds her boredom allieviated by her peculiar grandmother who teaches her the magical arts. 310 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy green wrappers.

    Book ID: 56792
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  • THE EIGHT. by Neville, Katherine.
    Neville, Katherine.
    THE EIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, which tells two parallel stories: one set in 1972 and the other in 1790 during the French Revolution. Catherine Velis, a computer expert on her way to Algeria for the accounting firm where she is employed, is invited to take a mysterious moonlighting assignment: recover the pieces of an old chess set missing for centuries - one that had reputedly originally belonged to Charlemagne. Neville's book was among the first to combine magic and history in a thriller - it preceded books such as the Da Vinci Code and Mosse's Labyrinth. 550 pp. ISBN: 0-345351371.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.) Uncommon in this condition.

    Book ID: 75457
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  • RavenWolf, Silver.
    MURDER AT WITCHES' BLUFF: A Novel of Suspense and Magick.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 2000. First edition - Novel by a practicing Wiccan, Clan Head of the Black Forest family. ISBN: 1-56718-7277.

    Condition: Very good+.

    Book ID: 21648
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  • Selden, George.
    THE GENIE OF SUTTON PLACE.

    Edition: Fourth printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1976.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The story of a wondrous summer when Tim Farr gets his own special genie, Abdullah (or Dooley, for short), whose help he needed so badly. A story which mixes magic and the commonplace, by the author of the classic Newbery Honor award book "The Cricket in Times Square." INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper - for .... with luck and magic and all good things. George Selden ("Jerry" as you know.) 175 pp. Dust jacket art by Leo and Diane Dillion. Uncommon signed.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jacket. (chipping and wear to the dj at the ends of the spines and the corners of the folds, toning to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 37688
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  • OF WATER AND THE SPIRIT: Ritual, Magic, and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman by Some, Malidoma Patrice
    Some, Malidoma Patrice
    OF WATER AND THE SPIRIT: Ritual, Magic, and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Autobiography of a Dagari [Burkino Faso] shaman, who after being 'imprisoned' as a young boy in a seminary built for training a 'new generation of black Catholic priests', returned to his hometown and his roots by undergoing the Dagara month-long initiation in the wilderness. INSCRIBED on the half title page "for --- With the blessing of the ancestors." Dust jacket praise from Alice Walker, Robert Bly and others. 311 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-874777623.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56171
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