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FATA MORGANA, Kotzwinkle, William
141 FATA MORGANA
Kotzwinkle, William
Knopf, 1977, 0394409051 / 9780394409054

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Servello, Joe
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Heavy crinkling with small, triangular tear-out at head of spine panel. Jacket is also price-clipped. Owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy. Unusual to find intact, un-remaindered copies. Phantasmagorical novel set in 1860's Paris. Beautiful full color wrap-around jacket and interior illustrations by Joe Servello.

004195

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HARROWING OF GWYNEDD [THE], Kurtz, Katherine
142 HARROWING OF GWYNEDD [THE]
Kurtz, Katherine
Ballantine Del Rey, 1989, 0345332598 / 9780345332592

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Herring, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint age-related wear on top edge of page block, else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Volume 1 in of The Heirs of Saint Camber, thematic series in the Chronicles of The Deryni cycle.

003684

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AERIE, Lackey, Mercedes
143 AERIE
Lackey, Mercedes
Daw, 2006, 075640391X / 9780756403911

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Lee, Jody A.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Four of the Dragon Jousters series. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket painting by Jody A. Lee.

003677

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FIREBIRD, Lackey, Mercedes
144 FIREBIRD
Lackey, Mercedes
Tor, 1996, 0312858124 / 9780312858124

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Nenov, Vladimir
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Award History: 1997 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin.)

003572

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SACRED GROUND, Lackey, Mercedes
145 SACRED GROUND
Lackey, Mercedes
Tor, 1994, 0312852819 / 9780312852818

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Dixon, Larry
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Clean, straight copy without price-clipping. "The plot is clean and fast-paced, Lackey's a great storyteller."- Locus, April 1994.

000209

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STORM BREAKING: BOOK THREE OF THE MAGE STORMS, Lackey, Mercedes
146 STORM BREAKING: BOOK THREE OF THE MAGE STORMS
Lackey, Mercedes
Daw Books, 1996, 0886777135 / 9780886777135

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lee, Jody A.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. The final volume in the Mage Storms trilogy. Interior illustrations by Larry Dixon. Excellent condition for a book this age.

003702

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SILK ROAD: A NOVEL OF EIGHTH CENTURY CHINA, Larsen, Jeanne
147 SILK ROAD: A NOVEL OF EIGHTH CENTURY CHINA
Larsen, Jeanne
Henry Holt, 1989, 0805009582 / 9780805009583

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Craft, Kinuko Y.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Historical novel with fantasy elements set in 8th century China during the T'ang Dynasty. The author's first novel. A very nice read for fans of Chinese history and mythology. Minor age and handling-related wear to page block edges, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003869

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SILVER HAND: SONG OF ALBION BOOK 2, Lawhead, Stephen R.
148 SILVER HAND: SONG OF ALBION BOOK 2
Lawhead, Stephen R.
Lion Books, 1992, 0745922309 / 9780745922300

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Matthews, Rodney
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

004413

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SWORD AND THE FLAME [THE], Lawhead, Stephen R.
149 SWORD AND THE FLAME [THE]
Lawhead, Stephen R.
Crossway Books, 1984, 0891073108 / 9780891073109

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Cioni, Ray
Trade paperback, first printing and true first edition. Stated "First Printing, 1984" on copyright page without jacket as issued. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Two small scrapes with one small gouge on the front cover (0.5 cm in length). Faint red-colored scuff mark on top corner of page block. Page block edges show some handling related wear, but otherwise the page block is straight, square and the endpaper maps are complete. The covers are complete without tears. This copy is the true first. The first hardcover wasn't published until 2007. The third book in the Dragon King trilogy. Full color, wrap-around cover illustration by Ray Cioni.

004089

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FOUR WAYS TO FORGIVENESS, Le Guin, Ursula
150 FOUR WAYS TO FORGIVENESS
Le Guin, Ursula
Gollancz, 1996, 0575063017 / 9780575063013

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Crisp, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the HarperPrism US edition published in 1995.) First Published in Great Britain stated on copyright page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Thematic collection of four linked novellas set in the Hainish universe of Left Hand of Darkness. Award History: 1995 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 3 Dec. 1995; 1996 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Collection; 1996 Prometheus Award Nominee (lost to The Star Fraction by Ken MacLeod).

003886

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TELLING [THE], Le Guin, Ursula K.
151 TELLING [THE]
Le Guin, Ursula K.
London, Gollancz, 2001, 0575072571 / 9780575072572

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and the first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Harcourt.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. This UK edition for this award-winning Le Guin novel bears a unique dustjacket design, which is uncredited, that saw a very limited press run. First full-length novel to return to the Hainish cycle since the publication of The Dispossessed (1974). "This is humanist SF at its best, Le Guin in top form." - Locus, August, 2000. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Locus Poll Award for Best SF Novel; 2001 Endeavour Award Winner for Distinguished Novel or Collection.

002177

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TELLING [THE], Le Guin, Ursula K.
152 TELLING [THE]
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Harcourt, Inc., 2000, 0151005672 / 9780151005673

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. First full-length novel set in the Hainish cycle since the publication of The Dispossessed (1974). "This is humanist SF at its best, Le Guin in top form." - Locus, August, 2000. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Locus Poll Award for Best SF Novel; 2001 Endeavour Award Winner for Distinguished Novel or Collection.

001924

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THREE HAINISH NOVELS, Le Guin, Ursula K.
153 THREE HAINISH NOVELS
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Doubleday, 1978, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Woolhiser, Jack
Book Club Edition and first printing with Code T19 on page 370. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate foxing at top edge of page block. Faint shelfwear with a single small but jagged tear (0.5 cm in length) at top edge of spine panel, else a fine copy in a fine jacket. A clean, square wonderfully preserved copy without previous owner's marks and difficult to find in such condition. First combined edition collecting ROCANNON'S WORLD, PLANET OF EXILE and CITY OF ILLUSIONS. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club and edited by Jeffrey Levin, this Book Club edition comprises the correct and consistent text preferred by Le Guin for all three novels "after years of increasingly garbled edtions" as stated by Le Guin in her Acknowledgment.

003484

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FACES UNDER WATER: THE SECRET BOOKS OF VENUS, Lee, Tanith
154 FACES UNDER WATER: THE SECRET BOOKS OF VENUS
Lee, Tanith
Overlook Press, 1998, 0879518359 / 9780879518356

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Potter, J.K.
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. Book I of the Secret Books of Venus. The sequel, Saint Fire "[M]erits consideration from voters and judges when the next batch of awards come due." - Locus, November 1999, pg. 26.

001381

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PIRATICA: BEING A DARING TALE OF A SINGULAR GIRL'S ADVENTURE UPON THE HIGH SEAS, Lee, Tanith
155 PIRATICA: BEING A DARING TALE OF A SINGULAR GIRL'S ADVENTURE UPON THE HIGH SEAS
Lee, Tanith
London, Hodder Children's Books, 2003, 0340854464 / 9780340854464

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Avon, John
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published in September, 2004 by Dutton.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Excellent Young Adult novel. "This is a novel about which the reader cannot help but feel an enormous sense of fun and warmth. The author's editorial tongue is firmly in cheek throughout, but its rip-roaring spirited and pleasurable nevertheless. Suitable for readers aged 12 and over." - John McLay.

002489

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BEST OF FRITZ LEIBER [THE], Leiber, Fritz
156 BEST OF FRITZ LEIBER [THE]
Leiber, Fritz
Nelson Doubleday, 1974, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Kresek, Larry
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. First printing code E 22 on page 299 with code #6203 on rear jacket flap. Rear panel lightly scuffed with jacket showing moderate crinkling at head of spine panel and tips. Several vertical folds in rear jacket flap, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Excellent condition for a bookclub this age. Not remainder or ex-library copy. Issued by Science Fiction Book Club. Collects 22 of Leiber's fantasy tales, most now classics in the genre. Introduction by Poul Anderson with Afterword by Leiber. Award History: 1975 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Single Author Collection.

003907

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SUMMER DRAGON [THE]: FIRST BOOK OF THE EVERTIDE, Lockwood, Todd
157 SUMMER DRAGON [THE]: FIRST BOOK OF THE EVERTIDE
Lockwood, Todd
Daw Books, 2016, 0756408334 / 9780756408336

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Out-of-Print (OOP) on publication due to small print run and well into multiple printings, this is copy is a rare first printing. Well received first novel by artist Todd Lockwood, who also created the jacket and interior illustrations.

004939

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KING OF THE DEAD, MacAvoy, R. A.
158 KING OF THE DEAD
MacAvoy, R. A.
Morrow, 1991, 068809600X / 9780688096007

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Barnard, Bryn
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Book Two in the award-winning Lens of the World trilogy. Award History: 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper).

004410

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MEANEST DOLL IN THE WORLD [THE], Martin, Ann M., Laura Godwin and Brian Selznick
159 MEANEST DOLL IN THE WORLD [THE]
Martin, Ann M., Laura Godwin and Brian Selznick
Hyperion, 2003, 0786808780 / 9780786808786

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Selznick, Brian
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Top edge of spine panel lightly bumped due to shelving, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Stated first edition with number line complete. (Copies of this title are in their 6th printings, of which this is a 1st printing.) Sequel to The Doll People (2004). Fantastical jacket and interior illustrations by Brian Selznick. Brian Selznick illustrated this children's story and is the author and illustrator for the critically acclaimed children's novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret (2008), which was made into a major film.

004369

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A DANCE WITH DRAGONS, Martin, George R. R.
160 A DANCE WITH DRAGONS
Martin, George R. R.
Bantam, 2011, 0553801473 / 9780553801477

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Rostant, Larry
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition.) Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Out-of-print on publication, this copy is a 1st printing. (There are 19 printings and counting.) Light handling-related bumping at top edge of jacket (caused by shelving), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. The text block is clean, square and without marks. The jacket, aside from the light bumping already noted, is clean without tears with price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

004662

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