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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection


The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection is comprised of public domain books contributed by The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA from the Nitka Collection of Fantastic Fiction. Other contributions are from the University of Toronto and the University of California at Berkeley.

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    Flatland : A Romance of many Dimensions
    (details | read it)

    by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838-1926)
    Published in 1884
    Tarzan Series by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Fantasy Adventures
    Tales of Horror and Suspense
    • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (details | read it)
    • The Island of Dr. Moreau: A Possibility by H. G. Wells (details | read it)
    • Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus (details | read it)
    • Alraune, die Geschichte eines lebenden Wesens by Hanns Heinz Ewers (details | read it)
    Many books sponsored by Microsoft, and contributed by University of California Libraries, The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA and others.

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    University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
    by Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926
    texts
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
    texts
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    With: Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus / by the author of The last man, Perkin Warbeck, &c. &c. London : H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1831
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    New York Public Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 35,759
    favorite 19
    comment 0
    Topic: Voyages around the world
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 32,803
    favorite 15
    comment 0
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 31,517
    favorite 27
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Frankau, Julia, 1864-1916
    texts
    eye 22,044
    favorite 6
    comment 1
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 71. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
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    California Digital Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 21,022
    favorite 17
    comment 1
    favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    Topic: World History
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    texts
    eye 16,445
    favorite 7
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 14,793
    favorite 1
    comment 0
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 14,277
    favorite 12
    comment 1
    favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    New York Public Library
    by Aesop; Vernon Jones, V. S. (Vernon Stanley); Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, ill
    texts
    eye 13,601
    favorite 23
    comment 0
    Topic: Fables
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 13,107
    favorite 4
    comment 0
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    Topic: World history
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
    texts
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    Fisher copy: Dated in ms on inside front cover: Dec. 12/[18]89. With decorated end papers
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930
    texts
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    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1870-1942
    texts
    eye 9,394
    favorite 17
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    v. 1. Jules Verne. A drama in the air. The watch's soul. A winter on the ice. The pearl of Lima. The mutineers. Five weeks in a balloon. v. 2. A trip to the center of the earth. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The English at the North pole.--v. 3. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The desert of ice. A trip from the earth to the moon.--v. 4. In search of castaways: South America, Australia, New Zealand.-- v. 5. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. The mysterious island: Dropped from the...
    University of Toronto - Scarborough
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 8,995
    favorite 5
    comment 1
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    favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    New York Public Library
    by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Bell, R. Anning, ill
    texts
    eye 8,777
    favorite 49
    comment 0
    A collection of forty-nine tales by the Grimm brothers
    Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Germany
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
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    favorite 4
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 7,845
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    Topic: Tarzan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
    California Digital Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 7,313
    favorite 3
    comment 0
    Topic: Philosophy
    New York Public Library
    by Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745; 1878-1953, ill
    texts
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    comment 0
    The voyages of an Englishman carry him to various strange lands, including a land of tiny people and a land of giants
    Topic: Fantasy
    California Digital Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 6,514
    favorite 3
    comment 0
    Topics: National characteristics, American, United States -- Social conditions
    New York Public Library
    texts
    eye 6,362
    favorite 6
    comment 0
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 6,350
    favorite 5
    comment 0
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    Topic: War games
    California Digital Library
    by Flammarion, Camille, 1842-1925
    texts
    eye 5,682
    favorite 12
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). Item is in box 70. Publisher's quarter green cloth, grey cloth, stamped in gilt. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 4,910
    favorite 2
    comment 0
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    Topic: World War, 1914-1918
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 4,688
    favorite 3
    comment 0
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 4,633
    favorite 2
    comment 0
    Topic: Tarzan (Fictitious character)
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Ewers, Hanns Heinz, 1871-1943
    texts
    eye 4,568
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    texts
    eye 4,530
    favorite 1
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    Topic: Socialism
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
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    comment 0
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    Topic: Utopias
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 4,242
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    comment 0
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 4,241
    favorite 3
    comment 0
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    Topics: Discoveries in geography, Voyages and travels, Explorers
    California Digital Library
    by Colville, William Wilberforce Juvenal, 1862-1917
    texts
    eye 4,157
    favorite 3
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 45. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Kingston, William Henry Giles, 1814-1880; Lippincott, J. B., 19th cent
    texts
    eye 4,061
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    Topics: Bounty (Ship), Mutiny -- Fiction
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950; St. John, James Allen, 1872-1957, ill
    texts
    eye 4,014
    favorite 3
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 33. Dust jacket (Grosset & Dunlap), publisher's black cloth, stamped in gilt. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    Topic: Tarzan (Fictitious character)
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 3,943
    favorite 2
    comment 0
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
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    comment 0
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    Topics: Education, Higher, Sociology
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 3,715
    favorite 1
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
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    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 3,651
    favorite 5
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Thomas, Augustus, 1857-1934
    texts
    eye 3,595
    favorite 4
    comment 1
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 183. Publisher's grey cloth, printed in grey, stamped in brown and orange. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 3,573
    favorite 3
    comment 1
    52
    favorite ( 1 reviews )
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 3,572
    favorite 2
    comment 0
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    Topics: Discoveries in geography, Voyages and travels, Explorers
    New York Public Library
    by Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956; Robinson, Charles, ill
    texts
    eye 3,443
    favorite 17
    comment 0
    A fantasy of the far off days of King Merriwig and how he finally weds the Countess Belvane thus providing the Princess Hyacinth with a mother
    Topics: Fantasy, Kings and rulers
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 3,394
    favorite 1
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 32. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in black. Publisher's advertisements: 31 p. at end. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 3,280
    favorite 5
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 3,254
    favorite 0
    comment 2
    favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1870-1942
    texts
    eye 3,167
    favorite 7
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    v. 1. Jules Verne. A drama in the air. The watch's soul. A winter on the ice. The pearl of Lima. The mutineers. Five weeks in a balloon. v. 2. A trip to the center of the earth. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The English at the North pole.--v. 3. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The desert of ice. A trip from the earth to the moon.--v. 4. In search of castaways: South America, Australia, New Zealand.-- v. 5. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. The mysterious island: Dropped from the...
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    Topic: World history
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 2,957
    favorite 0
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Blackwood, Algernon, 1869-1951
    texts
    eye 2,902
    favorite 4
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 20. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
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    Topics: Voyages and travels, Discoveries in geography, Explorers
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 2,877
    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 2,856
    favorite 5
    comment 0
    "List of works consulted": p. 298-302
    Topics: Blavatsky, H. P. (Helena Petrovna), 1831-1891, Spiritualism, Theosophy
    New York Public Library
    by Aesop; Jacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916; Heighway, Richard, ill
    texts
    eye 2,776
    favorite 14
    comment 0
    Eighty-two fables, with a short history of the Aesopic fable at the beginning
    Topic: Fables
    Music - University of Toronto
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 2,756
    favorite 2
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1870-1942
    texts
    eye 2,731
    favorite 8
    comment 0
    v. 1. Jules Verne. A drama in the air. The watch's soul. A winter on the ice. The pearl of Lima. The mutineers. Five weeks in a balloon. v. 2. A trip to the center of the earth. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The English at the North pole.--v. 3. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The desert of ice. A trip from the earth to the moon.--v. 4. In search of castaways: South America, Australia, New Zealand.-- v. 5. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. The mysterious island: Dropped from the...
    California Digital Library
    by Le Queux, William, 1864-1927
    texts
    eye 2,712
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 117. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 2,690
    favorite 2
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Blackwood, Algernon, 1869-1951; Wilson, Wilfred
    texts
    eye 2,689
    favorite 7
    comment 0
    The wolves of God.--Chinese magic.--Running Wolf.--First hate.--The tarn of sacrifice.--The valley of the beasts.--The call.--Egyptian sorcery.--The decoy.--The man who found out.--The empty sleeve.--Wireless confusion.--Confession.--The lane that ran east and west.--"Vengeance is mine."
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 2,666
    favorite 0
    comment 0
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,651
    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 2,650
    favorite 5
    comment 0
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    Topic: World history
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1870-1942
    texts
    eye 2,574
    favorite 6
    comment 0
    v. 1. Jules Verne. A drama in the air. The watch's soul. A winter on the ice. The pearl of Lima. The mutineers. Five weeks in a balloon. v. 2. A trip to the center of the earth. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The English at the North pole.--v. 3. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The desert of ice. A trip from the earth to the moon.--v. 4. In search of castaways: South America, Australia, New Zealand.-- v. 5. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. The mysterious island: Dropped from the...
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,563
    favorite 0
    comment 1
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    favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    California Digital Library
    by Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920
    texts
    eye 2,485
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 25. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    California Digital Library
    by Jókai, Mór, 1825-1904
    texts
    eye 2,469
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 107. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    California Digital Library
    by Desmond, Shaw, 1877-
    texts
    eye 2,465
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 57. Publisher's black cloth, printed in gilt. Inscribed by author. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,402
    favorite 0
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    texts
    eye 2,394
    favorite 2
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 58. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    Topic: Ghosts