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"ACE DOUBLE SCIENCE FICTION 'M' SERIES COMPLETE IN 19 VOLUMES" : Ballad of Beta-2 (SIGNED), Empire Star (SIGNED), Secret of Sinharat, Ship That Sailed Time Stream, Many Worlds Magnus Ridolph, Space Captain, Water of Thought, Others
New York: Ace Books M Series 1st Editions and Later Printings 1964, 1965 & 1966 ----------19 paperbacks, all Ace Science Fiction Doubles, also referred to as tete-beche or dos-a-dos, describing books which when flipped over reveal another cover and book. Ace issued their science fiction doubles from 1953 to 1973 (there were "doubles" beyond 1973, but they bore a single cover which listed both books). The books were issued in 5 letter-prefix series based on original cover price, and 1 numerical series. Offered here is the THIRD letter-prefix series, the "M" series, consisting of 19 volumes issued from 1964 to 1966, and bearing an original cover price of $0.45. It is the COMPLETE set of Ace SF doubles M series, starting with M-101, to M-141. The M series consisted almost entirely of first editions, and several authors made important appearances here. Notable first editions are by Samuel R. Delany (The Balad of Beta-2 and Empire Star, BOTH of which are SIGNED by Delany), and the first 2 books in Leigh Brackett's Eric John Stark series. Other writers made appearances, both as reprints and first editions, such as Jack Vance, Fred Saberhagen, Margaret St. Clair, A. Bertram Chandler, G.C. Edmonson, Edmond Hamilton, Damon Knight, John Brunner, Kenneth Bulmer, Emil Petaja, Mack Reynolds, Tom Purdom and Murray Leinster. Condition of the books ranges from VG to unread fine, with most being at least near fine. Very attractive colourful books, covers by Ed Emshwiller, Ed Valigursky, Jack Gaughan, Jerome Podwil, Gray Morrow, and others. Inquiries on condition or requests for cover scans of individual volumes are welcomed. Overseas shipping (anything outside of Canada and the USA) will require additional shipping charges. . Later and/or First Printings. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Ed Emshwiller, Ed Valigursky, Jack Gaughan, Jerome Podwil, John Schoenherr, Gray Morrow, Alex Schomburg (front covers). Note: our prices on Biblio are the LOWEST of any of the sites on which we list our books.
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