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SK Books a Canadian bookseller, with a bookstore in Dysart, Saskatchewan, selling by appointment only. We have to offer a varied selection of first editions in melodramatic and exciting fiction. If you dare to indulge your cravings, we also have classic science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We have for the adventurous, cookbooks and children's & young adult fiction. SK Books has a diverse selection of Canadiana, with an emphasis on exploration and the cultural history of Western Canada.

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  Inventory No. 853

Brett, Peter V..

The Desert Spear

Ballantine Books, New York, 2010, First American Edition, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 24.0 cm, 579 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     There is light bumping at head of spine on book, this item is in near fine condition clean and bright.
Book two, blurb. The night now belongs to voracious demons that arise as the sun sets, preying upon a dwindling population of power.
$ 15.00   ORDER     isbn 9780345503817 ( Demon, Desert Spear, Warded Man )


  Inventory No. 844

Editor: Jason Sizemore.

Apex Science Fiction and Horror : Volume 1 Issue 7

Apex Publications, LLC, Lexington, 2006, First American Edition, Digest Illustrated Paper Wraps 21.5 cm, 127 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     Clean, bright and tight.
A few of the authors included in this issue include; Michael Laimo, Lavie Tdhar, Neil Ayres, and Beth Wodsinski.
$ 7.00   ORDER     ( Science Fiction, Apex, Neil Ayres )


  Inventory No. 821

Editor: Robert Silverberg and Marin H. Greenberg.

The Arbor House treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels : Compiled by Robert Silverberg and Marin H. Greenberg

Arbor House, New York, 1980, BCE, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 21.5 cm, viii, 753 pp
Very Good/ Very Good     The wrapper has slight tearing and rubbing. The book is in very good condition with some slight cracking at the tail of the spine. Interior is clean, bright and tight.
Author included are, John Varley, Heinlein, Sturgeon, Silverberg, Asimov, James Blish, Jack Vance. An eclectic collection of works in science fiction.
$ 10.00   ORDER     ( Sci-fi, Science Fiction, Asimov, Vance, Heinlein, Sturgeon )


  Inventory No. 231

Friend, Ed.

The Green Hornet in The Infernal Light 3231

Dell Publishing Co. Inc., New York, 1966, First Edition, Paperback 17.5 cm, 127 pp
No Dust-jacket as Issued/ Very Good     Slight lean to spine with light rubbing to covers.
A quote from the dust jacket. The first full-length novel featuring America's most sensational defender of justice....The Green Hornet ...and Kato
$ 10.00   ORDER     ( Green Hornet, Kato, Television, Internal Light )


  Inventory No. 285

Harrison, Harry.

Bill the Galactic Hero

Avon Books, New York, 1979, First mmpb Edition, Illustrated Paper Wraps 17.5 cm, 185 pp
No Dust-jacket as Issued/ Very Good     Slight discolouration to front fore edge, corners lightly rubbed. Previous owners name on title page. The book is tight and clean.
A satirical tour-de-force, of misadventure and exile.
$ 7.00   ORDER     ( Bill Galactic, Harrison, Chingers )


  Inventory No. 832

Herzog, Arthur.

The Swarm

Simon & Schuster Inc., New York, 1974, First Edition, 1/4 Cloth with Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.0 cm, 256 pp includes glossary
Very Good/ Very Good     The jacket has nicks and a couple of tears to the top and bottom edges near the spine. The interior ffep and front board have scribbles, the previous owner signature is in ink. Not sure if the scribble marks are Edwards. Light soiling to foredges.
quote Robert Ludlum: A fascinating story that rivets you. Number line starts at 1.
$ 15.00   ORDER     ( Swarm, Herzog, Arthur Herzog )


  Inventory No. 91

Kerr, P. B..

Children of the Lamp : Book One, The Akhenaten Adventure

Orchard Books/Scholastic, New York, 2004, First Edition, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 23.5 cm, 355 pp
Very Good/ Near Fine     The book and dust-jacket show minimal wear, both clean and bright.
A quote from the dust jacket. Qwertyuiop! What does it all add up to.
$ 25.00   ORDER     isbn 0439670195 ( Djinn, Grant Wishes, )


  Inventory No. 779

Koontz, Dean R..

A Werewolf Among Us

Ballantine Books, New York, 1973, First Trade Paperback Edition, mmpb 17.5 cm, 211 pp (5-pgs Adv)
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     There is light creasing to cover bottom right corner. Spine has a slight roll with creasing
A quote from the dust jacket. Patiently the cyber detective would explain that the computer half of his investigatory symbiosis did not ''take over''
$ 25.00   ORDER     ( Koontz, werewolf, computer, symbiosis )


  Inventory No. 786

Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean.

Mirrormask : The illustrated Film Script of the Motion Picture from the Jim Henson Company

Harper Collins, New York, 2005, First Edition, Illustrated Paper Covers (Hardcover) 28.0 cm, 331 pp
Very Good/ Very Good     Book and dust jacket have water damage. The book is clean and bright with a warped front board.
There is water damage to item. Wrinkled top text block and some wrinkling to the dustjacket.
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 0060798750 ( Gaimen, Mirrormask, Jim Henderson )


  Inventory No. 856

Patterson, James.

Maximum Ride : The Angel Experiment

Little Brown and Company, New York, 2005, First Edition, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 23.0 cm, 422 pp
Near Fine/ Very Good     Little bumping to top edge of dust jacket, otherwise near fine. The interior has a bit of tide line last few pages not affecting the text. Starting to tan.
Max: ''Welcome to my nightmare''
$ 20.00   ORDER     isbn 031615556x ( Maximum Ride, Patterson )


  Inventory No. 780

Snyder, Guy.

Testament XXI : The Book of the Twice Damned
Kelly Freas,
New American Library of Canada, Scarborough Ontario, 1973, First Mass Market Paperback, Illustrated Paper Wraps 17.5 cm, 144 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     There is light edge rubbing to front cover, with spine creasing. Overall the book is in very good to near fine condition, with interior off white and supple.
Daw Book from New American Library of Canada. A quote from the dust jacket. Testament XXI, is the story of the time of showdown, one hundred years after Doomsday,...
$ 7.50   ORDER     ( Doomsday, Guy Snyder, Sacred Past, Michigan )


  Inventory No. 811

Tolkien, J.R.R..

The Silmarillion

Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1977, First American Edition 11th Printing, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.5 cm, 365 pp map
Very Good/ Near Fine     Dust jacket shows rubbing, tears and small chips to edges of dustjacket. The book shows light sun damage to top of boards. The corners are lightly bumped along with the spine. The book is very good to near fine in condition.
Edited by Christopher Tolkien, the Silmarillion is the core of J. R. R. Tolkien's imaginative writing....
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 0395257301 ( Tolkien, Silmarillion, Lord of the Rings )


  Inventory No. 797

Vance, Jack.

Big Planet
Jim Burns,
Victor Gollancz, London, 2002, Reprint, Illustrated Card Covers 21.5 cm, 218 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     The book is in near fine condition. With a clean, bright and tight interior.
A quote from the dust jacket. Rich, strange and powerful, Big Planet is and important landmark in the history of SF. The sophistication of the concept of Big Planet itself, with its huge size and negligible metal resources....
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 0575071176 ( SF, Big Planet, Science Fiction, Jack Vance )


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