Book List in Order: 60 titles


  • This collection of the de Camps' work, singly and in collaboration with each other, was assembled in honor of their appearance as joint Guests of Honor at X-Con, June 1981 in Milwaukee.It is a selection of short stories, verse, non-fiction, and excer...



  • "A tale of high adventure, rich in historical lore and erudite in the telling. Of Mr. de Camp's ... novels, this may well be the most ambitious and quite possibly the best."-Publishers Weekly *** The Golden Wind is the last of the five classic histor...



  • Set in the time of Dionysios I of Syracuse, at the beginning of the 4th century BC, Th e Arrows of Hercules tells the tale of Zopyros of Tarentum, an engineer who invents an improved type of catapult. He is quickly drafted by Dionysios into Syracuse‚...



  • Bessas of Zariaspa is a young officer in the Immortals regiment, sworn to protect and obey his King at all costs. The King wishes immortality and to that end tasks Bessas to find items that make an immortality potion, including the blood of a dragon ...



  • The Bronze God of Rhodes is written as the memoirs of Chares of Lindos.Chares of Lindos was a Greek sculptor born on the island of Rhodes. A pupil of Lysippos, Chares eventually built the Colossus of Rhodes, now considered to be one of the Seven Wond...



  • Here is the complete first edition of The Science of Mind. For the careful practitioner this is the preferred edition, as later editions lacked the power and focus of this edition and were simply less readable. Here you will find six lessons and coun...



  • What finer way for Alexander the Great to honor his old tutor Aristotle than to send him an actual Indian elephant.After capturing a magnificent specimen from an Indian ruler, Alexander tasks Leon of Atrax, a cavalry commander, to deliver the animal ...













  • LAWYER IN A STRANGE LAND In the real world, the Mediterranean basin dried up several times, only to refill again. If it hadn't, what's really sea bottom would have become the most savage desert in the world. Mild-mannered Radnal vez Krobir likes i...



  • Fearing the planetary policy that all former rulers must be executed, King Jorian of Xylar flees the planet at the end of his five-year reign and requests the help of the wizard Karadur to help him rescue his wife. Original....



  • Careening through a mythological universe, partners Harold Shea and Reed Chalmers travel to the Russia of Prince Igor, the worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs, and the island of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Original....



  • A guide for big game hunters, Reginald Rivers leads a group of Creationists bent on disproving evolution and an animal rights fanatic back in time to the world of the biggest game of all--dinosaurs. Original....



  • Embroiled in his field work in the arboreal world of Sunga, biologist Kirk Salazar must put up with hard-core tourists, an ignorant industrialist, and Alexis Ritter, the formidable high priestess of a Sunga cult dedicated to chastity. Original....



  • Discovering the countess Yvette hiding behind a bush without any clothes on, Sergeant Thorolf is soon enlisted to take her to Rhaetia, a wizard, in order that he might change her form and help her elude her pursuers. Reprint....




  • Ordered to spend a year's servitude on the human plane, Zdim the demon, a mild-mannered scholar of logic and philosophy, becomes the city of Ir's last chance when a barbarian armada threatens to attack. Reprint....







  • When the World Emperor of the 27th century seals off Greece behind a force wall and Wiyem Flin''s wife soon disappears, Knut Bulnes agrees to help look behind the wall for the woman. The two soon find themselves in Classical Greece....



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    Imagine a world of gods and demons, where men are warriors, women are beautiful, life is a fantastic adventure, and the fate of kingdoms balances on the bloody blade of a fabulous hero: Conan of the iron thews, the blue-eyed barbarian giant who tower...




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    Conan is back, and at the top of his form!SFWA Grand Master L. Sprague de Camp was revered in the genre of fantasy for both his fiction and nonfiction. Booklist praised his novel The Honorable Barbarian, saying: “The action is brisk, and the worlds...



  • The Producer thinks he''s God''s gift to women—whether they''re human or alien. The Director is delighted to work on a wild and woolly planet, where he can really behave like Attila the Hun. Some of the local natives are trying to steal the fil...



  • The Whims of Destiny Jorian, the one-time unbeheaded king, was now safely retired from a long career of getting into trouble. But his younger brother Kerin lacked such wisdom. The outraged father of Adeliza had caught him in compromising circumstance...



  • The Undesired Princess finds the overly practical Rollin Hobart transported to a far-from-sensible world, while in The Enchanted Bunny, ghostwriter Joe Johnson falls into the middle of a fairy tale. Reissue....



  • On Midsummer''s Eve, as everybody knows, you should leave a bowl of milk out for the fairies. Unfortunately—or fortunately—Fred Barber, an American diplomat convalescing in Yorkshire, didn''t take the obligation with proper seriousness. H...










  • The Best Mislaid Plans Wizardly schemes, Jorian knew went oft a-gley. But this time the wizard's plan seemed simple. Since ancient prophecy foretold that the clocks would save Iraz, Jorian must repair the great tower clocks that his father had built....



  • King Jorian was rather attached to his head. Hence, he felt his promise to seal the Kist of Avlen, a treasure trove of ancient manuscripts on magic, was little enough a price to pay for a chance to escape his own beheading. But when the quest pitted ...





  • Ballantine Del Rey paperback, second printing, 1986. Includes introduction, "L. Sprague de Camp -- Engineer and Sorcerer" (essay) by Poul Anderson, and these works: Hyperpelosity (1938); Language for Time Travelers (1938, essay); The Command [Johnny ...



  • Synopsis: This is the definitive biography of Robert E. Howard, a giant of the pulp era, who created the archetypal brooding fantasy figure. To the general public, he is virtually unknown, but millions are familiar with the name and exploits of his m...



  • On the planet Krishna, Fergus Reith, his former wife, the lovely and sexy Dr. Alicia Dyckman, and famed paleontologist Dr. Aristide Marot search for the elusive Ozymandias and find themselves in the middle of a civil war...



  • As the Red Terror, a bizarre, magical dark force whose victims disappear without a trace, descends upon Aquilonia, King Conan sets out to destroy its source, evil, conquest-hungry sorcerer-priests from across the sea. Reissue....



  • The Mathematics of Magic was probably the greatest discovery of the ages—at least Professor Harold Shea thought so. With the proper equations, he could instantly transport himself back in time to all the wondrous lands of ancient legend. But sl...



  • Percy Mjipa, diplomat-adventurer, and Alicta Dycknan, interplanetary runaway, both aliens on the alien world of Krishna, are swept up in wildly treacherous and wildly funny-imperial intrigue. At stake: the fate of an entire planet... and their own...








  • The Star-Rovers It is the Year 2168 -- and men have become star-rovers. The agreed-upon code is that sciences and gadgets beyond the cultural level of the peoples inhabiting the other planets will not be introduced by Earthmen, or other visitor...



  • " Outside the walls of the starport Novorecife, Earthmen on the warrior planet Kishna are on their own. So when he is chosen to lead the first ersuma (Earth-tourists) through the sorcerer-kingdoms of this ""protected"" medieval world, Fergus Reith mu...



  • Meet Victor Hasselborg, easily the most miserable Private Investigator in the entire galaxy. More comfortable with the dull routine of investigating insurance frauds than interstellar adventure, Hasselborg is bound by duty to chase a runaway heiress ...



  • The Spell of Conan, a Tribute to Robert E. Howard Edited by L. Sprague de Camp. 1st Edition ACE 1169-8 Paperback Original, July 1980. Collected from the pages of the Amra fanzine. Contents; "The Spell of Conan" by L. Sprague de Camp, "Introduction: S...



  • Dirk Barnevelt knew he wasn't a hero, but somebody had to find the explorer who'd vanished on the low-tech planet, Krisha and to do that, somebody had to single-handedly rescue a beautiful princess from bloodthirsty pirates and to do that, somebody h...



  • Ogres and ghosts, birds, beasts and creeping things, and places near and far are the focus of this bright and personal volume of verses. Winner of many awards for his Science Fiction and Fantasy stories, Mr. deCamp has been writing since the late 193...






  • Welcome to Gavagan's Bar - The Most Peculiar Drinking Establishment in the Universe - presided over by Mr. Aloysius P. Cohan, bartender. Harkin to the tales of such regular and not-so-regular customers as: * Councilman Maguire, who brought his own le...







  • in Alchemy & Academe

    ENTER THE WORLD OF TRANSMUTATIONS -- MENTAL AND ELEMENTAL, ALCHEMICAL AND ACADEMIC NIGHT AND THE LOVES OF JOE DICOSTANZO by Samuel R. Delany When a young man living in an abandoned castle discovers he has strange and wonderful powers, he's delig...



  • Members of the Hyborian Legion invite YOU to join them inside the wondrous world of Heroic Fantasy, a world whose brazen gates were opened to readers by the great Robert E. Howard with his mighty creation, CONAN the Barbarian. Now, enter those gat...





  • Night falls on the bronze-age world of Poseidonis, a continent threatened with destruction. In the smoke of the magician's fire appears the figure of the witch Gra. "What wish the lords of Lorsk with me?" "Advise us how to avert the menace of the Gor...



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  • Rogue Queen is a ground-breaking novel by L. Sprague de Camp that was one of the first science fiction books to deal with sexual themes, paving the way for more daring works by future authors. *** Part of the Viagens Interplanetarias series, the stor...





  • in The Late Great Future
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    THEY'VE SEEN THE FUTURE -- AND IT DOESN'T LOOK GOOD.... What's going to happen when the world ends? Here are 14 humorous, poignant, eerie, and altogether too possible views of what things will be like when: ē Walking for pleasure and exercise b...



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    DIVIDE AND RULE What happens when the "hoppers" (invaders from another world, they look rather like kangeroos) take over? Well, knighthood flowers, for one thing--knighthood enforced by the aliens, who see it as an easy way of keeping Earth's popula...







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    A Step Out of Time One minute archeologist Martin Padway is casually ambling through modern Rome. In an instant he is inexplicably hurtled back through time to 6th Century Italy--just before the Dark Ages. With one foot firmly rooted in the 20t...


Complete Series List in Order

Reluctant King

1) The Goblin Tower (1989)
3) The Unbeheaded King (Mar-1983)

Multi-Author Series List

Conan

Conan and the Spider God (1991)
13) Conan the Swordsman (Jul-1991)