Gor: Chronicles of Counter Earth
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Ghost Dance (1969) Time Slave (1975)
Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series remains very popular, though it may be succumbing to the boredom factor that afflicts many long running series. Paperback sets of 9 to 11 books routinely bring in $30 to $40 on eBay. Condition must be Very Good or better. No missing titles - i.e., having 1 through 9 is preferable to having 1 through 3 plus 5 through 10.
Wheel of Time
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Diana Gabaldon's popular Outlander series successfully blends historical, romance, SF and fantasy genres. A signed hardback first edition of Outlander (N.Y.: Delacorte, 1991) sold on eBay with a Buy It Now of $275, and almost certainly it was under-priced. An unsigned copy would probably fetch at least $100, probably more. Hardback book club editions of Outlander have sold twice recently for around $40, though the sellers coyly neglect to state "Book Club Edition," opting instead for the "no price on dust jacket" approach. Other stated BCE copies of Outlander in Very Good or better condition are selling for $20 to $30 on eBay. Lots of 5 to 6 paperbacks should sell for $25 to $40 in VG+ condition. Small lots of hardback BCEs should also do well. For example, a recent eBay auction of the hardback BCEs of Outlander and Dragonfly in Amber sold for $51. Also keep an eye out for unabridged audio book recordings (cassette or CD) of any of these titles (eBay results show sales from $75 to over $100):
Series books lend themselves to collecting and as a result can be a source of significant profit if you identify the titles that are most desired by the collector. This could include hardback first printings of the first book in the series (like Diana Gabaldon's Outlander) or late sequence titles in a paperback series that are difficult to find (like John Norman's Magicians of Gor). Even when none of the books individually sell for very much (as with later printings of mass market paperbacks), complete lots of all the titles can still bring in a tidy profit. Many more examples of this phenomenon are out there, as just a little research on eBay will demonstrate.
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