Soon, Marjorie Driscott discovers she and her colleagues are enmeshed in a web of scientific mystery, international intrigue, and perilous adventure amid the icy peaks and hostile tribes of Central Asia. When Marjorie Driscott, of the famous Brassey seed house, is put in charge of an expedition to the ice-clad Himalayas of Central Asia, she knows she is in for trouble from chauvinistic American geologist Robert Vartan and his paleobotanist partner, Frank Shane. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of wear at spine ends and corner tips. Bookseller: , Rhode Island, United States Reading: Fantasy Press. First Edition In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Good in Fair dust jacket.
Donnell, and besides announcing and describing the Taine title, also lists 4 Forthcoming Titles and 3 limited supply still available titles on the rear page. Yet a more immediate threat lurks to the south, where Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died under mysterious circumstances. The novel won the 1997 Locus Award, and was nominated for both the 1998 Nebula Award and the 1997 World Fantasy Award. Before the Dawn 1934 is a didactic prehistoric romance in which the age of the , as dramatized through the life story of a Tyrannosaurus rex as observed through a. Near fine in very good dust jacket with light edge wear.
He loved to do things on a grand scale, sometimes conveying his effects with a distant evolutionary perspective characteristic of the ; and many of his novels end with catastrophes which overwhelm whole continents. In January 2011 the novel became a New York Times bestseller and reached 1 on the list in July 2011. But others have learned of the delphinium and are determined to do whatever it takes to sabotage the Brassey expedition and claim the prize for themselves. Near Fine with no dust jacket. Lower fore-edge corners of several text leaves slightly dog-eared, tiny fade mark at top edge of rear cover, touch of dust soiling to top edge of text block, still a bright, near fine copy in good dust jacket with some edge wear, 35 mm closed tear along upper front spine fold which extends into spine panel, several creases to front panel, and dust soiling to rear panel. Two small tears to back panel, as well as one small rub through along spine edge. A bit of tanning along gutter margin of rear endpaper, a fine copy in good dust jacket with wear at edges, tape at spine ends, and a couple of tiny stains to fore-edges of flaps.
This copy is personalized to Parker Wheat, M. This variant with Fantasy Press imprint at bottom of last page. But others have learned of the delphinium and are determined to do whatever it takes to sabotage the Brassey expedition, and claim the prize for themselves. All are heading for Winterfell and a fateful encounter that will change the course of kingdoms. Muller's genetic experiments with x-rays on drosophila. Taine's first novels were tales: The Purple Sapphire 1924 , set in Tibet where an ancient race possesses the secret of atomic power; and The Gold Tooth 1927 , set in Korea, where another ancient race is discovered, whose secret — the transmutation of metal — is almost revealed to Japan see , but Caucasian explorers prevent this from happening, and soon become successful capitalists. Any defects must be noted.
This article about a 1940s is a. There his family dwells in peace and comfort: his proud wife, Catelyn; his sons Robb, Brandon, and Rickon; his daughters Sansa and Arya; and his bastard son, Jon Snow. This variant with Fantasy Press imprint at bottom of last page. The Time Stream December 1931-March 1932 ; 1946 is an elaborate adventure into the past and future and to other worlds which, like the mutational romances, helped to extend the horizons of pulp sf and is one of the outstanding products of the early ; the magazine version of the tale was assembled with The Greatest Adventure and The Purple Sapphire as Three Science Fiction Novels omni 1964. The novella Blood of the Dragon , comprising the Daenerys Targaryen chapters from the novel, won the 1997 Hugo Award for Best Novella. Bookseller: , Rhode Island, United States Reading: Fantasy Press.
Inscribed to previous owner and 408 of 500 limited. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. John Taine, under his real name, Eric Temple Bell, was a professor of mathematics at the California Institute for Technology. Mishap follows misadventure—queer discoveries crowd one upon another in a scientific romance that involves gorgeous delphinium, hereditary insanity, black ice, radioactivity, a visitant from cosmic distances and remote ages, seeds of madness, and the strangest garden ever imagined. Meanwhile the Night's Watch, the orphans and criminals who guard Westeros from the barbarians who live beyond the Wall find their numbers dwindling in the face of fantastical forces. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1947.
A fine copy in a bright, near fine dust jacket with light shelf wear at head of spine panel and tiny nick to front panel at spine fold. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. This copy is inscribed to John R. Good with no dust jacket. Mishap follows misadventure -- queer discoveries crowd one upon another in a scientific romance that involves gorgeous delphinium, hereditary insanity, black ice, radioactivity, a visitant from cosmic distances and remote ages, seeds of madness, and the strangest garden ever imagined. Mystery is piled on mystery as they progress through the mystery of tangled purposes and masked personalities which is the surface pattern of the plot, but also the basic scientific mystery—to which the rest are secondary—of the source of the unearthly flowers out of nowhere, and of the strange and powerful forces behind their origin.
One of 500 numbered copies signed by Bell. In Green Fire: The Story of the Terrible Days in the Summer of 1990: Now Told in Full for the First Time 1928 , a attempts to control atomic energy, but almost blows up the entire universe. Mishap follows misadventure — queer discoveries crowd one upon another in a scientific romance that involves gorgeous delphinium, hereditary insanity, black ice, radioactivity, a visitant from cosmic distances and remote ages, seeds of madness, and the strangest garden ever imagined. Archer dated 22 October 1955 on half title page. Nebula Award Nominee 2000 , Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel 1999.
The Forbidden Garden is an enthralling epic that will hold fans of science fiction and fantasy spellbound until the last page is turned. The Forbidden Garden 1947 is another tale set in Tibet. Publication date 1947 Media type Print hardback Pages 278 pp The Forbidden Garden is a novel by author pseudonym of Eric Temple Bell. George R R Martin A Game of Thrones is the first of seven planned novels in A Song of Ice and Fire, an epic fantasy series by American author George R. .