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DEATHBIRD STORIES, Ellison, Harlan
101 DEATHBIRD STORIES
Ellison, Harlan
Bluejay Books, 1983, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Shaw, Barclay
Book Club Edition. Code 039 on page 294 and code #1100 on rear jacket panel. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. First Thus. This reissue of Ellison's celebrated short story collection that was originally published in 1975 by Harper & Row. (Revised by Ellison, this Book Club edition restores missing material to match Ellison's preferred text. Many of the stories had been liberally edited over time causing mistakes and errors to creep into the text.) Award History: 1978 British Science Fiction Award Winner; 1976 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Wind's Twelve Quarters by Ursula K. Le Guin); 1976 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to The Enquiries of Dr. Eszterhazy by Avram Davidson).

003759

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EDGEWORKS 3: THE HARLAN ELLISON HORNBOOK AND HARLAN ELLISON'S MOVIE (SIGNED), Ellison, Harlan
102 EDGEWORKS 3: THE HARLAN ELLISON HORNBOOK AND HARLAN ELLISON'S MOVIE (SIGNED)
Ellison, Harlan
White Wolf Publishing, 1997, 1565049624 / 9781565049628

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Bauman, Jill
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Signed by Ellison on the title page in bright blue ink. Very faint bump with associated jacket crinkling at bottom corner of rear panel, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. First omnibus edition collecting The Harlan Ellison Hornbook and Harlan Ellison's Movie. This is Volume 3 of what was a projected series of 20 volumes titled "The Collected Ellison." A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.
Signed by Author(s)
000714

Price: 150.00 USD
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MARTIAN RAINBOW, Forward, Robert L.
103 MARTIAN RAINBOW
Forward, Robert L.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1991, 0345347129 / 9780345347121

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Near Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Spine panel of jacket faintly sunned, else very fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

003431

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SATURN RUKH, Forward, Robert L.
104 SATURN RUKH
Forward, Robert L.
Tor, 1997, 0312863217 / 9780312863210

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Robert Forward's last novel. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket by Bob Eggleton.

004157

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INTO THE OUT OF, Foster, Alan Dean
105 INTO THE OUT OF
Foster, Alan Dean
Warner Books, 1986, 0446513377 / 9780446513371

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A pristine copy. An FBI agent, a beautiful woman and a Maasai witchdoctor travel to Tanzania to close an inter-dimensional door that evil demons are using to enter Earth.

004165

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MISSION TO MOULOKIN, Foster, Alan Dean
106 MISSION TO MOULOKIN
Foster, Alan Dean
Nelson Doubleday, 1979, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Stone, D. K.
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. At least the first US hardcover or possibly the true first edition. (A paperback was published by Del Rey in 1979 and reportedly a UK hardcover by NEL the same year, but precedence unknown.) Issued by SFBC with code J03 on page 281 and code 3373 on rear jacket flap. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Some faint scratches on rear jacket panel with very light wear at tips, else a fine copy in fine jacket. A beautiful copy of one of Foster's more important books without the tears and stains so common with book club editions. A straight, square copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. Wonderful glossy jacket illustration by D. K. Stone. Sequel to Icerigger (1974) and the second book in the Icerigger Trilogy. "[T]he [Ice Rigger Trilogy] comprising his best work to date." - Clute and Nicholls, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, pg. 441.

003756

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RUNE, Fowler, Christopher
107 RUNE
Fowler, Christopher
Ballantine Books, 1990, 0345364732 / 9780345364739

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, James R.
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the Century UK edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The author's second novel.

004420

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ZONE NULL, Franke, Herbert W.
108 ZONE NULL
Franke, Herbert W.
The Seabury Press, 1974, 0816491593 / 9780816491599

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Paslavsky, Ivan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. (Originally published in Germany in 1970.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. English translation by Chris Herriman. Several closed tears (1.0 to 1.5 cm in length) at top edges of jacket with faint chipping at tips. Page block shows moderate tanning and dust soiling. Bottom edges of boards are slightly rubbed. Aside from these defects a square, straight copy without price-clipping. Very good copy in very good jacket. "His sixth and probably most important novel." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pgs. 2538-42.

003453

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DREAM OF GLASS, Gawron, Jean Mark
109 DREAM OF GLASS
Gawron, Jean Mark
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993, 0151265690 / 9780151265695

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. "Meditative and striking." Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-176. Award History: 1993 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

000018

Price: 10.00 USD
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MIRROR TO THE SKY, Geston, Mark
110 MIRROR TO THE SKY
Geston, Mark
Morrow, 1992, 0688111386 / 9780688111380

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Potter, J.K.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight wear and rubbing at edges, with 0.5cm tear-out at bottom corner of rear dustjacket panel, else fine in near fine dustjacket. A fine copy to marry to jacket in superior condition. "The people of Earth call them 'gods' - handsome secretive beings who came from the stars to live among humankind...". By the same author of the classic, Lords of the Starship. Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-180.

000927

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THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED), Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
111 THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED)
Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
Eos, 2004, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Trade paperback, first printing. Very fine (unread) condition. This is a 95 page promotional booklet that features Sneak Preview excerpts from forthcoming books by Eldon Thompson for The Crimson Sword, Lois McMaster Bujold for The Hallowed Hunt and Dan Simmons for Olympos. Signed by Bujold at her excerpt for The Hallowed Hunt. The first appearance for this novel and a fun item for the Bujold collector. The Returning Favorites section features reprints of works by James Alan Gardner, Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman, Richard Fawkes, Mary Stewart, Sheri S. Tepper, Dave Duncan, Sean Russell, Anne McCaffrey, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Marc Scott Zicree, Robert Charles Wilson, Nancy Kress, Victoria Strauss, Mitchell Graham, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, Paul Witcover, Tony Daniel and Raymond E. Feist.
Signed by Author(s)
002840

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HALF-MADE WORLD [THE], Gilman, Felix
112 HALF-MADE WORLD [THE]
Gilman, Felix
Tor Books, 2010, 0765325527 / 9780765325525

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. MacDonald, Ross
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The jackets are uncoated and very prone to smudges and stains, but this jacket is fine and unmarked. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library.

004388

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REBEL OF RHADA [THE], Gilman, Robert Cham (pseud. Alfred Coppel)
113 REBEL OF RHADA [THE]
Gilman, Robert Cham (pseud. Alfred Coppel)
Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1969, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Loehle, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Blue boards with gold lettering. Dark purple rear jacket panel shows some rubbing with some very light crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel (normal for a book this age). Previous owner's stamp on half-title page. The page block is bright, square and without stains. A superior copy. A Space-Opera intended for tough, older children, it's a thoughtful work on the decline and resurgence of civilization. Some 10,000 years in the future, mankind has slipped back to a feudal culture, except for the star ships that still link the interstellar empire together. The starship engines run on unlimited energy, but the rest of technology is lost to myth and superstition. Priests chant navigation codes, war horses are transported in the holds for knights and torches light the passageways of the starship because no one remembers how to fix the lights. Within this decay, Kier of Rhada is called to Earth by the 10 year old Emperor to account for himself.

004501

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A MASK FOR THE GENERAL, Goldstein, Lisa
114 A MASK FOR THE GENERAL
Goldstein, Lisa
Bantam Spectra, 1987, 055305239X / 9780553052398

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. McGinty, Mick
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint chipping at head and heel of spine panel with one tiny closed tear (0.25 cm in size), else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. "A subtle, but moving novel." - Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4- 187. Award History: 1988 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Uplift War by David Brin); 1990 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Child Garden by Geoff Ryman).

003866

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DAILY VOICES: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 3 (SIGNED), Goldstein, Lisa
115 DAILY VOICES: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 3 (SIGNED)
Goldstein, Lisa
Pulphouse Puplishing, 1989, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barr, George
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first signed and limited edition. Very fine (unread) condition in uncoated, multi-color paper dustjacket. (Few of this series had multi-tone jacket designs.) Signed by Goldstein on the title page. Collects five stories plus author's Introduction. Issue No. 3 in the Pulphouse Author's Choice Monthly series. Nicely crafted limited edition, one of 300 signed and unnumbered copies.
Signed by Author(s)
001124

Price: 35.00 USD
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CRACKPOT, Goulart, Ron
116 CRACKPOT
Goulart, Ron
Doubleday Science Fiction, 1977, 0385116403 / 9780385116404

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wilhelmsen, David
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Copy is pristine without tears, marks or defects. A straight, square copy with original $5.95 price intact, unusual thus.

004346

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DEATHSTALKER LEGACY, Green, Simon R.
117 DEATHSTALKER LEGACY
Green, Simon R.
Roc, 2003, 0451459075 / 9780451459077

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jones, Patrick
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Third book in the Deathstalker series, preceded by Deathstalker Honor (1998) and Deathstalker Destiny (1999). Full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Patrick Jones.

003221

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SLOW RIVER, Griffith, Nicola
118 SLOW RIVER
Griffith, Nicola
Ballantine Del Rey, 1995, 0345391659 / 9780345391650

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Not a remainder nor ex-library. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Intrigue in a near-future where ecological disaster looms just around the corner. "[P]owerful prose poem on issues that are already with us, but that other writers deem too mundane for this kind of quiet, character-based SF." Locus - June 1995. Award History: 1996 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; 1995 Lambda Award Winner for Best SF/Gay Novel (tied with Shadow Man by Melissa Scott).

003107

Price: 60.00 USD
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BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY, Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
119 BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY
Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
White Wolf Publishing, 1997, 1565048369 / 9781565048362

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award-breaking original anthology featuring gay-themed stories in a fantasy setting. (Two anthology sequels followed, one for SF and one for Horror.) These stories feature gay and straight characters. Contributing authors include: Carolyn Ives Gilman, Mark Shepherd, Mark McLaughlin, Holly Wade Matter, Mark W. Tiedemann, Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman, Charlee Jacob, K. L. Berac, L. S. Silverthorne [as by Lisa S. Silverthorne ], James A. Moore, Leslie What, B. J. Thrower, Dominick Cancilla, Simon Sheppard, M. W. Keiper, Jeff Verona, Robin Wayne , Kim Antieau, Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Don Bassingthwaite, Tanya Huff and Richard Bowes. Award History: 1997 Lambda Award Winner; 1998 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology.

004759

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COMING [THE] (SIGNED), Haldeman, Joe
120 COMING [THE] (SIGNED)
Haldeman, Joe
Ace, 2000, 0441007694 / 9780441007691

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducek, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Haldeman on the title page. Mankind, inhabiting an Earth devastated by pollution and on the brink of war, receives a transmission from space announcing the impending arrival of extraterrestrials. But the astronomer who received the transmission begins to doubt its authenticity, and her investigation amidst the world-wide media circus leaves the question as to who, or what, the world is actually waiting for. By the author of Forever Peace (winner of the 1998 Nebula and Hugo awards) and The Hemingway Hoax (winner of the 1990 Nebula and 1991 Hugo awards.)
Signed by Author(s)
001960

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