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SCIENCE FICTION

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HEAVEN'S REACH (SIGNED), Brin, David
61 HEAVEN'S REACH (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Bantam, 1998, 0553101749 / 9780553101744

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Orbit UK edition, but the UK edition has the outstanding jacket illustration by Fred Gambino.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Brin on the title page. Upper tips of jacket moderately bumped with associated jacket crinkling. Light age-related handling to page block, else fine copy in near fine jacket. The third and final volume in the Brin's New Uplift Trilogy.
Signed by Author(s)
003739

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INFINITY'S SHORE (SIGNED), Brin, David
62 INFINITY'S SHORE (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Bantam, 1996, 0553101730 / 9780553101737

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Orbit UK edition which was published in 1997, but the UK has the outstanding jacket illustration by Fred Gambino.) Signed by Brin on the title page. Light, age-related wear on page block edges, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Two of Brin's New Uplift trilogy.
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003740

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KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED), Brin, David
63 KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Tor, 2002, 0765303558 / 9780765303554

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Brin on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint wear to edges and tips, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2003 Hugo Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer).
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003815

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THE H.O.G. SYNDROME, Brite, Poppy Z.
64 THE H.O.G. SYNDROME
Brite, Poppy Z.
Subterranean Press, 2007, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Brite, Poppy Z.
Chap book, soft cover first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in laminated wrapper as issued. First publication for a novellette written (and left in its original form without changes), by Brite when she was 12 years old. Published as a companion title to Antediluvian Tales, a signed limited edition partially original collection of Brite's short fiction also published by Subterranean Press in 2007.

003811

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MOTHERSHIP, Brosnan, John
65 MOTHERSHIP
Brosnan, John
Gollancz, 2004, 0575074914 / 9780575074910

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wallace, Emma
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (This is the only hardcover edition. No US publication known at this time.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Expedition by the medieval-like inhabitants of Urba set out to discover the reason for the terrible portents in the sky, and the sudden disappearance of the Elites, unknown to them that Urba is actually a millenia old generation ship and the Elite were the ship's crew.

002494

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NEW YORK NIGHTS, Brown, Eric
66 NEW YORK NIGHTS
Brown, Eric
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068728 / 9780575068728

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US edition published.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Volume One of the Virex Trilogy. In the near future American society is decimated and fractionalized by refugees after a limited nuclear exchange turnes the eastern seaboard into a hot-zone. Two private investigators who specialize finding missing persons in this social chaos pursue a case which plunges them into the Virtual Reality culture, where the question is asked: Which is better? The real world of social chaos or the VR world where you can be a god? "[The Virex Trilogy is] described with a delicacy and precision often reminiscent of Ballard or Bradbury." - Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-167. "Mystery and SF competently melded." - Paul Di Filippo.

001621

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WEB: UNTOUCHABLE, Brown, Eric
67 WEB: UNTOUCHABLE
Brown, Eric
Orion Dolphin Press, 1997, 1858815282 / 9781858815282

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Fangorn
Hardcover copy in pictorial boards without jacket as issued. First edition and first printing. Very fine (unread) copy. Book 3 in The Web juvenile series. Other authors in this shared-world series include Stephen Baxter, Stephen Bowkett, Eric Brown, Peter Hamilton and Maggie Furey.

000533

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PARADOX LOST AND TWELVE OTHER GREAT SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, Brown, Fredric and Elizabeth C. Brown
68 PARADOX LOST AND TWELVE OTHER GREAT SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
Brown, Fredric and Elizabeth C. Brown
Random House, 1973, 0394484487 / 9780394484488

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition without the letter "A" on the copyright page. (During this period Random House dropped the "A" to indicate a first printing from the letter sequence. A second printing would drop the "B" letter and so on.) Not a book club, remainder for ex-library copy. Moderate foxing on top and side edge of page block. Bottom edge of jacket shows some light wear. Aside from these defects a straight, square copy. The jacket is clean without tears with the $5.95 price intact. Rare to find a copy intact without previous owner's marks. Posthumous collection of 12 of Brown's stories previously published between 1942 and 1963 in Astounding, Playboy and other magazines. Introduction by Elizabeth C. Brown.

004355

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WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK, Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
69 WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK
Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
Baltimore Worldcon 1998, 1998, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Whelan, Michael
Fine (unread) copy in fine pictorial cover. Full color with b&w drawings. Souvenir book presented at the 54th Annual Science Fiction Convention held at Baltimore, Maryland from August 5 to 9, 1998. Over 100 pages of original short stories, articles and essays by the Guests of Honor including: C. J. Cherryh, Milton A. Rothman, Stanley Schimdt, Michael Whelan, J. Michael Straczynski and Charles Sheffield. Original full color, wrap-around cover art by Michael Whelan.

001077

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DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY (SIGNED), Bujold, Lois McMaster
70 DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY (SIGNED)
Bujold, Lois McMaster
Baen, 2002, 0743435338 / 9780743435338

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Fine. Remainder. Hickman, Stephen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Bujold on the title page. Unfortunate remainder stripe on top edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A Vorkosigan novel. Award History: 2003 Locus Award Nominee (lost to The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson); 2004 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon); Amazon's Best of 2002 Editors' Picks: Science Fiction & Fantasy. Publisher's Weekly The Year in Books: SF/ Fantasy/ Horror Top Ten List.
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002526

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL, Cadigan, Pat
71 DERVISH IS DIGITAL
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.

001746

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED), Cadigan, Pat
72 DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED)
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Signed by Cadigan on the title page. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.
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001747

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DIRTY WORK (SIGNED), Cadigan, Pat
73 DIRTY WORK (SIGNED)
Cadigan, Pat
Ziesing, 1993, 0929480279 / 9780929480275

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Berry, Rick
Hardcover, and first trade edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Cadigan on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Collection of 18 stories including "Lost Girls" first published here. Each story is preceded by an author introduction. "[P]assionate, fiesty, lyrical when it needs to be. But above all it's powerful." - Locus, November 1993.
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001286

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DEAD GIRLS, Calder, Richard
74 DEAD GIRLS
Calder, Richard
St. Martins Press, 1995, 0312130457 / 9780312130459

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Rostant, Larry
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the HarperCollins UK, edition published in 1993). Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. SF novel about a plague that turns women into plastic dolls. Calder's well received first novel and the first book in the trilogy. Award History: 1996 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to The Bohr Maker by Linda Nagata).

000337

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ENDER'S SHADOW, Card, Orson Scott
75 ENDER'S SHADOW
Card, Orson Scott
Tor, 1999, 031286860X / 9780312868604

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Falkenstern, Lisa
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Parallel novel to Ender's Game, exploring the early life of Ender's strategist, Bean. Award History: 2000 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to A Deepness in the Sky by Vinge); 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Cryptonomicon by Stephenson).

003301

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SHADOW PUPPETS, Card, Orson Scott
76 SHADOW PUPPETS
Card, Orson Scott
Tor, 2002, 0765300176 / 9780765300171

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rebenschied, Shane
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. (It's very difficult to find first edition copies today without remainder mark flaws on them.) Award History: 2003 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson.)

003288

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TIME'S FOOL, Carrington, Grant
77 TIME'S FOOL
Carrington, Grant
Doubleday Science Fiction, 1981, 0385152884 / 9780385152884

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Herr, Margo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated first printing with printing Code K 51 on page 179. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy.The author's first novel best known for his short fiction. A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003642

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MOONSTONE AND TIGER-EYE: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 29 (SIGNED), Charnas, Suzy McKee
78 MOONSTONE AND TIGER-EYE: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 29 (SIGNED)
Charnas, Suzy McKee
Pulphouse Puplishing, 1992, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barr, George
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First signed and limited edition. Very fine (unread) condition in uncoated, multi-tone paper dustjacket. (Few of this series had mult-tone jacket designs.) Signed by Charnas on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collection of two stories plus introduction. No. 29 in the Pulphouse Author's Choice Monthly series. Nicely crafted limited edition, one of 300 signed and unnumbered copies.
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001695

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CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
79 CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Daw, 1985, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael
Book Club edition and first printing Code P08 on page 181 with code 3885 on rear jacket panel. First Thus edition. (Previously published in limited and limited trade editions by specialty publisher Phantasia Press in 1984, this is the first hardcover for the commercial market.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Several small closed tears and nicks at top edge of jacket panel. One vertical jacket dent (1.0 cm in length) on rear panel near spine. Page block shows some minor age-related wear, but overall a clean, square copy without clipping. Set in Cherryh's Union-Alliance universe and sequel to The Pride of Chanur. Interior map by David Cherry. Award History: 1985 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Integral Trees by Larry Niven).
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003452

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CLOUD'S RIDER (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
80 CLOUD'S RIDER (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Warner, 1996, 0446519103 / 9780446519106

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by Cherryh on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at bottom tips, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Second novel in the Finisterre series.
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003850

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