Tuesday, December 30, 2008

AbeBooks’ Most Expensive SF&F Sales in 2008

AbeBooks, a source for used, rare, and out of print books, has posted a list of its "Most Expensive Sales of Science Fiction & Fantasy Books in 2008":

1. Out of the Silent Planet, by C. S. Lewis - $7,950
“First edition of Lewis's earliest and rarest works from 1938.”

2. Edge Chronicles, by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell - $7,000
“A complete set of the children’s fantasy series containing Beyond the Deepwoods, Stormchaser, Midnight Over Sanctaphrax, Cloud Wolf, Curse of the Gloamglozer, Last of the Sky Pirates, Vox, and Freeglader. All titles are first UK editions with signatures of Stewart and Riddell.”

3. Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell - $6,780
“First edition, first printing, of Orwell’s 1949 dystopian classic featuring the red dust jacket.”

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