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Thud and Blunder

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Thud and Blunder

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Byworlder, The, Anderson, Poul
1 Anderson, Poul Byworlder, The
U.K. Coronet Books (Hodder and Stoughton). 1974 0340186151 / 9780340186152 First Coronet Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Mint. 
No price is indicated but possibly about the same as for Australia. 190 pages plus some Advertising. Light beige paper. Tight binding.
In General: A small bit of very minor wear's at the bottom edge of the Front Cover and a couple of faint manufacturing marks are on the Back Cover. A faint marker stroke's at the bottom edge indicating this book was returned to the Distributor. Nothing much.
Story: The usual Thud and Blunder from Anderson. The eyes on the Cover are well done as the black seems to stare out of the Cover at you. 004917 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Knight of Ghosts and Shadows, A, Anderson, Poul
2 Anderson, Poul Knight of Ghosts and Shadows, A
U.S. Signet (NAL) Book. #451-W6725. First Signet (NAL ) Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 
October, 1975. $1.25 is the original price. 222 pages which includes a short Biography of the Author and some Advertising. Yellow on the edges.
Front Cover:Four indents and some minor wear at some parts of the edges.
Spine: A faint crease from book opening.
Story: Good old Thud and Blunder. (Blood and thunder for those who are new to Science fiction.) 004870 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Reefs of Space, The, Pohl, Frederik/Williamson, Jack
3 Pohl, Frederik/Williamson, Jack Reefs of Space, The
U.S. Ballantine Books, Inc. #U2172. First Ballantine Book Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Almost Mint. 
       September, 1964. $.50 is the original price. 188 pages plus Advertising. Light medium beige paper. Tight binding. Orange on the edges. The top edge has a very small black Marker stroke which might indicate this copy was returned to the Distributor.
In General: The Front Cover and Spine have the usual crease beside the Spine from book openng and the Back Cover has a very small and faint scratch at the middle. Nothing much.
In General: The inside of both Covers has about 1" of medium beige from age.
Story: A Prisoner's assigned the task of inventing a new type of Space Drive to enable exploration of distant Planets and Galaxies. Around his neck's an exploding collar if he tries to escape. The Authors are old time Science fiction Writers of Thud and Blunder adventures. 004972 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Code Duello/Age of Ruin, The, Reynolds, Mack (Code Duello)/Faucette, John M. (Age of Ruin, The).
4 Reynolds, Mack (Code Duello)/Faucette, John M. (Age of Ruin, The). Code Duello/Age of Ruin, The
U.S. Ace Double Books. 1968 #H-103. First Ace Double Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good Plus. Front Cover/Frontispiece: Freas, Kelly (Code Duello/Morrow, Gray (Age of Ruin, The). 
$.60 is the original price. 141 pages (Code Duello) and opens easily between pages ninety-four and ninety-five. 114 pages and a page of book Advertising (Age of Ruin, The.) Page ninety-six of Ruin has a small piece torn out at the bottom edge (" to an 1/8" - high x 2" long) possibly when the two pages might have been still uncut. Light beige paper.
Front Cover: (Code Duello): - Light wear's at the top edge and the usual line from book opening's at the Spine side.
Spine: Five lines from book opening.
Front Cover: (Age of Ruin, The): - Three small indents are at the Spine side along with the usual line from book opening. The top edge has an 1/8" bend as it probably wasn't sitting properly on other paperbacks when in the packing box before being put on the shelf. A small triangular piece's missing at the top left corner but the backing's still there once you open the Cover although the blue portion's missing.
Story (Code Duello): - Agent Bronson's injured and while he recuperates other Agents from Section G are sent to take his place and straighten out the mess on Planet Firenzi which has a lax Dueling Code which allows many people to be killed in duels. The Title of the Story is the actual so-called Code of Honor that really does exist for one person to avenge their "honour".
Story (Age of Ruin, The:- This is a Post-Apocalyptic Science fiction story. 004659 
Price: 10.50 USD
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