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SOLD - Vintage books paperback/pulp Science Fiction trio: Nebula Award Stories 17, Guardians of Time, The Ultimate Weapon and Planeteers

SOLD - Vintage books paperback/pulp Science Fiction trio: Nebula Award Stories 17, Guardians of Time, The Ultimate Weapon and Planeteers

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  • Vintage item from the 1960s
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NOTE: This book has been sold but I keep it up so someone interested can find it (like you!) so that I can know to look for it specifically for them. Of course it won't be the same book but I am good at and love the hunt for books, and can likely find you another copy of that same edition or another beautiful edition of the same book. :) Don't ever hesitate to contact me on sold listings, that's why they are here!

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There are no other books like these.

And someone knew that immediately, because this listing sold even before I put it up! :)

Here's the straight information you might be looking for, anyway:

-Full titles: Nebula Award Stories 17, The Guardians of Time First Complete Edition, and The Ultimate Weapon / The Planeteers
-Authors: Joe Haldeman edited Nebula book with many, many different authors included as it is an anthology, Poul Anderson, and John W. Campbell
-Formats: All three are paperback with full color illustrations on covers. John W. Cambell double-novel has black and white illustrations
-Conditions: All three are in good condition for what they are -- vintage science fiction paperbacks! You know they are going to be worn and the covers aging, but they are all bound together still with no pages falling out. None of them are signed, either, which makes them rare for this type of book.
-Publishers: Ace Science Fiction, Tor Science Fiction, and Ace (Double) Science Fiction
-Copyrights: Science Fiction Writers of America 1983, Poul Anderson 1981, and 1966 John W Campbell
-Dates published: 1985, 1981, and 1966
-Provenance: I got all three of these in a wonderful little mom-and-pop (literally) bookstore a short walk from my house, with a great Sci-fi section of vintage paperbacks. The owners are wonderful and it's very out of the way for most people, so I feel like it is my little gem of scifi paperback wonderfulness. :)
-Pricing: I figured out the price based on the rarity of the items and the fact that the buyer would be willing to buy all three, so I had to price them together. Separately they may have sold for more, especially the Planeteers/Ultimate Weapon one, considering it is a double which is not easily found. However, since vintage paperbacks don't usually sell for hundreds of dollars in general, this is the price that was arranged.
NOTE: This book has been sold but I keep it up so someone interested can find it (like you!) so that I can know to look for it specifically for them. Of course it won't be the same book but I am good at and love the hunt for books, and can likely find you another copy of that same edition or another beautiful edition of the same book. :) Don't ever hesitate to contact me on sold listings, that's why they are here!

---

There are no other books like these.

And someone knew that immediately, because this listing sold even before I put it up! :)

Here's the straight information you might be looking for, anyway:

-Full titles: Nebula Award Stories 17, The Guardians of Time First Complete Edition, and The Ultimate Weapon / The Planeteers
-Authors: Joe Haldeman edited Nebula book with many, many different authors included as it is an anthology, Poul Anderson, and John W. Campbell
-Formats: All three are paperback with full color illustrations on covers. John W. Cambell double-novel has black and white illustrations
-Conditions: All three are in good condition for what they are -- vintage science fiction paperbacks! You know they are going to be worn and the covers aging, but they are all bound together still with no pages falling out. None of them are signed, either, which makes them rare for this type of book.
-Publishers: Ace Science Fiction, Tor Science Fiction, and Ace (Double) Science Fiction
-Copyrights: Science Fiction Writers of America 1983, Poul Anderson 1981, and 1966 John W Campbell
-Dates published: 1985, 1981, and 1966
-Provenance: I got all three of these in a wonderful little mom-and-pop (literally) bookstore a short walk from my house, with a great Sci-fi section of vintage paperbacks. The owners are wonderful and it's very out of the way for most people, so I feel like it is my little gem of scifi paperback wonderfulness. :)
-Pricing: I figured out the price based on the rarity of the items and the fact that the buyer would be willing to buy all three, so I had to price them together. Separately they may have sold for more, especially the Planeteers/Ultimate Weapon one, considering it is a double which is not easily found. However, since vintage paperbacks don't usually sell for hundreds of dollars in general, this is the price that was arranged.

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Absolutely! I'm willing to do anything to get this book to you, but I will not write on it. If it is not in the condition you want, I know preservation techniques and will certainly oblige as best I can. You just need to let me know.
I will wrap the book any way you want. It is special and so are you, you deserve it! I will also write cards, include photographs, anything you'd like that would make this transaction more, well, you.
I won't tell you how to care for your book, but as to how they are cared for now, they are housed in two places -- some are wrapped in plastic in my main room in the part of the house that used to be a quaint B&B, lined on lovely old wooden bookshelves; others are stacked in piles or leaning on cool, creative and different bookends all round the room, and all are given care, attention, and kept away from my dog :)

Others sit in my library, in built-in authentic 1800s wooden and glass-door library shelves that line the walls in a secluded room in a historic home on the shore. With vintage, warm lamplights over the tiny marble fireplace, the library's windows catch plenty of sunlight--the books are in good homes and will arrive undamaged.
If the book comes later than expected this does not mean it was sent late. Every book is sent within 1-3 business days, unless one of the days is a Sunday, then it could be an extra day. This applies to International orders as well, but they might take longer to get to you than in-country orders. If there is a problem, please bring it up with UPS or see Etsy's policies.
I am more than willing to hunt down a specific book for you. This can take time, however, and would be a matter of personal back-and-forth on the site so you would have to keep in contact. There is no guarantee. I'm good at finding things however, and if I cannot find it to sell to you myself I will direct you to where I can find it online, if I can.

Important to note, however, that I may have it in my holdings already so it ALWAYS helps to check in with me. Listings come up continually, and it may just be waiting here to get processed and put up.
Contact me directly via the site and I will do my absolute best to help correct it. There should be no problems.
Always willing to make new friends and take on new jobs or opportunities -- this business does not stop me from working a full or part time job, and I am currently looking, so please contact me! Dempseylynch@gmail.com. I am definitely interested in talking with you and love meeting new people (especially book lovers of course).
Sure! Although the books are priced the way they are and are worth that amount based on a lot of factors (condition compared to others available online, if there are any available online or if it is the only one, age and whether it is signed or special in some way, etc.) I am always willing to hear you out as to why you think the books price is off, and work with you as best I can. I cannot guarantee the price will change, that is bad for my business, but I will listen to you. Don't be afraid to reach out. The worst that can happen is I will say no.

I put the reasons behind my pricing method for each item at the end of the listing so check that out if you're curious too :)

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