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                    Books by and about Jack Vance in twelve languages.

The Compact Vance Integral Edition
All Vance, in six volumes, in the official VIE texts.
The CVIE is being set by Joel Anderson, VIE Master Composer, and illustrated with the VIE frontispieces, and other illustrations, by VIE Master Designer Paul Rhoads.
$1295 plus shipping and packing (see Info news letter #1)
  DELIVERY: volumes will be delivered as they are composed and printed: volume 1 in October 2009.
   SUBSCRIPTION: is open: get on the list! Contact
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Winged Being
Thoughts on Jack Vance
and Patient Explanations of the Obvious

by Paul Rhoads

Winged Being

30 essays, totally revised, from Cosmopolis and Extant.
Contents, back cover text, preface, index.
Paperback 404 pages, fonts by P. Rhoads.

USA: $28.99 (including delivery) contact: Afton House.
Asia and Pacific: contact
Afton House for price and delivery cost.

Europe: E31.60 (including delivery) contact ZoneS.
Request "Winged Being" information. You will be asked for a mailing adress, perhaps a phone number (to facilitate delivery) and given payment information.

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Foreign Language Books

Hundreds avalable. Languages include: Catalan, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. Many are publisher's overprintings. The books are in various conditions, some still in plastic wrappers.

Below are three ways to look through the stock: an Excel spreadsheet, and two PDF files with the texts listed by language and then by title. There are reference numbers to cover images.

The Book Lists:

Excel file: Foreign Language Vance Books
Foreign Language Vance by Language.pdf
Foreign Language Vance by Title.pdf
Book Images

Book Ratings (all these books are unused) Pricing

The cost of the volumes vary. Typically, for volumes in good condition, the cost for paperbacks is $15. Trade volumes are $20. Hardbacks, with or without dustcovers, are $25. All prices are in US dollars.

Shipping and Handling

Shipping and handling to US addresses is free, by media mail.
Shipping and handling to non-US addresses is at cost of the method selected. The buyer is responsible for applicable VAT and Customs duties. Books are insured for purchase price.

Forms of Payment

Domestic purchasers: Personal check. Money Order. Cashier's check. PayPal. Shipment is made when funds clear.
Foreign purchasers: International Money Order, PayPal, Wire transfer. All fees: currency conversion, wire transfer fees, bank fees at either end, are the responsibility of the purchaser.

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