The Magic of Recluce The Towers of Sunset The Saga of Recluce Books One and Two by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (signed) Covers by Darrell K. Sweet (signed) Tor Books Reprints Description: Two mass market paperback book published by Tor Books. The copyright pages printing status bars indicate that these are 7th and 8th printings of the mass market paperback edition. Inscribed 'Ron - Order can start with ????' on the title page of Magic (cannot make out the last word). Signed by the author on the title page of Towers without inscription or personalization. Signed by the cover artist on the title pages without inscription or personalization. We have quite a few L. E. Modesitt, Jr. titles for sale, most first edition and many with more than one autograph, use the link below to see a list: L. E. Modesitt, Jr. titles for sale Synopsis (Towers): Tells the story of Creslin, son of a powerful military matriarch, who chooses exile rather than an arranged marriage. He sets out on a search for his true identity as a man, developing his magical talents through constant conflict with the enigmatic white wizards of Candar. Condition: Bindings - near fine, unread, no spine or cover reading creases but a little bumping of the edges. Dust Jackets - none, as issued. Note on first editions: If this book is listed as a first edition, it will also be a first printing. We do not consider later printings to be first editions. We know the difference between a publisher's edition and a book club edition and will always disclose book club editions. If we aren't sure, we will so indicate. Note on condition descriptions: In our written descriptions we use the standard professional bookseller's condition grading on our items (fine, near fine, very good, good, poor). We believe that you deserve to know exactly what you will be getting if you buy our item. We describe each item carefully. If the condition description doesn't mention a remainder mark or ex-library markings, they do not exist. No hidden reserve on auction items. If you bid our starting price and are the only bidder, the item is yours. See our other auction and store items for lots of autographed first edition and collectible books. We specialize in Science Fiction and Fantasy but also have general fiction, mystery and nonfiction. We usually have over 400 autographed Easton Press books available for purchase. Payment: We accept all forms of PayPal Payment. Unless a delay in payment is agreed to by us before purchase, payment is expected within 48 hours of our sending an invoice. Buyers taking more than 48 hours to pay without that agreement will not receive feedback. Note:Paying with a PayPal echeck (bank or other financial institution transfer) will delay shipping until PayPal informs us that the transfer has completed. 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Please note that the USPS no longer offers any international surface shipping methods. We have resumed shipping by First Class Mail International to the following countries for lower cost items because tracking is again being provided; Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. eBay frequently overcharges for International Postage, we will refund excess shipping paid once the label is printed and we know the final cost. First Class Mail International Cheapest international shipping option Will use for shipments under $100 to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, United Kingdom Air mail Okay tracking Typical delivery time is 9 to 21 days (less for Canada) depending on customs clearance Price based on weight and destination Not insured. Priority Mail International Air mail Generally good tracking (depending on destination) Typical delivery time is 6 to 10 days Price based on weight and destination Default indemnity coverage up to $200 included We pay the cost to insure shipments valued over $200 (where available) Fixed Rate Priority International Usually more expensive than regular PMI Books must fit USPS supplied box 11" x 8.5" x 5.5 for standard books 13.625" x 11.875" x 3.375 for large format books Some extra large books will not fit will be used when less expensive than regular priority a refund of difference in cost will be given if regular priority paid for Express Mail International Most expensive Better tracking Air mail with special handling Typical delivery time 3 to 5 days Price based on weight and destination Up to $200 of insurance included We pay the cost to insure shipments valued over $200 (where available) A Note On Customs: When customs forms are required for a shipment, we fill them out honestly, stating that the contents are merchandise and giving the price you paid for the item (not including the shipping) as the value. Please do not ask us to do otherwise. Take any customs duty that you will have to pay into consideration before making your purchase. Please note that many countries have restrictions on the import of certain goods and sometimes on the maximum value that can be shipped to the country by various shipping methods. Priority Mail International insurance cannot be purchased for all countries and some limit the amount of insurance that can be purchased (default indemnity coverage seems to apply to all countries). Details on shipping conditions by country can be found on the United States Post Office web site. Shipping History: We have shipped well over 6,000 packages (containing more than 10,000 items), with more than 1000 of those packages going to international destinations, since we started selling in 2002. We have not had a report of a book damaged in transit since shortly after we started selling (it took us a couple of damaged shipments to learn how to package books properly to be sure they wouldn't get damaged). In the first years, our exprience was that the post office would lose a package about every one to two years. Then the post office put better tracking measures in place and it has been well over 10 years since a customer has reported a lost shipment (packages do still occasionally get sorted incorrectly, delaying delivery but that is fairly rare). Sales Tax Beginning January 1, 2019, eBay will start collecting sales tax on items being purchased for shipment to states that have passed legislation requiring that sales tax be collected on items being sold for shipment to their state. This is being done by eBay, I have no control over it. At the present time, I will still be responsible for collecting California Sales tax on items shipped to a California address. Unless you are a reseller with a valid California Seller's Permit buying this item to resell, we are required by California law to collect sales tax for all items shipped to or delivered to addresses in California or picked up from our location. The checkout system cannot handle the complexities of sales tax in California where the sales tax rate varies by where the item is being delivered. We have setup the shipping calculator to charge sales tax at 9% for those who do not want to wait for us to invoice you. If you wait for our invoice, we will adjust the sales tax to be correct for the location you say we will be shipping to. California resellers need to provide us with your permit number before we can remove the sales tax from your invoice.