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FANTASY

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NADYA (SIGNED), Murphy, Pat
181 NADYA (SIGNED)
Murphy, Pat
Tor, 1996, 0312862261 / 9780312862268

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Koelsch, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Murphy on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, square copy in bright, intact dust jacket. Picaresque novel, adeptly combining history and dark fantasy, where the female protagonist is both a young Polish immigrant and a werewolf in the 1830's American West. Part of her maturity is adapting to her (human and her werewolf persona's) frank sexuality with partners of either sex.
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000969

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WILD ANGEL (SIGNED), Murphy, Pat
182 WILD ANGEL (SIGNED)
Murphy, Pat
Tor, 2000, 0312866267 / 9780312866266

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Williams, Dean
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Murphy on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy in bright, intact dust jacket.
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001930

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WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED), Newman, Kim
183 WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED)
Newman, Kim
Alchemy Press, 2000, 0953226026 / 9780953226023

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Starshine, Sylvia
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition to 500 signed/numbered copies by this specialty publisher. Signed on limitation page by Kim Newman, Peter Atkins, Sylvia Starshine and Randy Broeker. Cover art by Starshine and interior illustrations by Broeker. Collection of four stories previously published in the Dark Terrors or Dark Stories anthologies. Award History: 2001 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Collection.
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001670

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WIND SINGER: BOOK ONE IN THE WIND ON FIRE TRILOGY [THE], Nicholson, William
184 WIND SINGER: BOOK ONE IN THE WIND ON FIRE TRILOGY [THE]
Nicholson, William
Hyperion Books for Children, 2000, 0786805692 / 9780786805693

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sis, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated first edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Young adult fantasy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Jacket and interior illustrations by Peter Sis. Book One in the Wind on Fire Trilogy. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Mars Crossing by Geoffrey A. Landis).

004159

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BURNING CITY [THE] (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
185 BURNING CITY [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Orbit, 2000, 1841490067 / 9781841490069

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wyatt, David
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition was published by Pocket one month previously.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by both Niven and Pournelle and inscribed on the title page "Baycon 2006" at the convention. The UK edition has the beautiful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by David Wyatt not seen in the US edition.
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001581

Price: 100.00 USD
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BURNING TOWER (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
186 BURNING TOWER (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 2005, 0743416910 / 9780743416917

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in fine jacket. Signed by co-author Larry Niven on the title page. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Burning City.
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003686

Price: 40.00 USD
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TREY OF SWORDS, Norton, Andre
187 TREY OF SWORDS
Norton, Andre
Grosset & Dunlap, 1977, 0448143488 / 9780448143484

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Very Good. Ex-Library. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy. Not a book club edition. This copy has the usual ex-library markings, paste-ons and heavy handling. "First Printing 1977" so stated on copyright page. The dustjacket itself is complete with price intact. There is a single tear out on the back panel which is 3cm in length by 0.5cm at its widest which someone taped closed from both the front and back of the jacket. The back of the jacket also exhibits additional tape reinforcements added as a preventative measure. There is also a small vertical closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel 0.6cm in length and two shallow, superficial scratches, both approx. 1.5 cm in length at the front edge of the spine panel. Other than these defects, the jacket is clean and complete without any of the usual library stickers, sparing the jacket the usual sticker damage. A very nice jacket to marry to a superior copy.

003199

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TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood, Novik, Naomi
188 TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood
Novik, Naomi
Science Fiction Book Club, 2006, 0739468715 / 9780739468715

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Book Club, hardcover edition and first printing. Stated First SFBC printing. Thin, closed tear (2 cm in length) at bottom corner of rear panel near spine, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square unread copy in bright jacket. Signed by Novik and inscribed "Berkeley, California" on the title page with the promotional bookmark advertising the bookstore event where it was signed. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of dragon. Omnibus, it collects the first three novels in the Temeraire series: Temeraire (2006), Throne of Jade (2006) and Black Powder War (2006), and is the first US hardcover appearance for these three titles. (Each was previously published in UK hardcover editions.) Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood.
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003937

Price: 100.00 USD
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BLACK GATE: ADVENTURES IN FANTASY LITERATURE (VOL. 1 NO. 1, SPRING 2001) (SIGNED), O'Neill, John (ed) with Charles de Lint
189 BLACK GATE: ADVENTURES IN FANTASY LITERATURE (VOL. 1 NO. 1, SPRING 2001) (SIGNED)
O'Neill, John (ed) with Charles de Lint
New Epoch Press, 2001, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Premier Issue, Spring, 2001. Very fine (unread) condition. First printing. Premier issue published in Quarterly magazine in over-sized trade paperback format (7 1/4" width x 10 1/2" height) in glossy wrappers. Signed by de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Featuring editorials, interior art, original fantasy and reprints. Original short stories include "Golden Bell, Seven, and the Marquis of Zeng" by Richard Parks, "Wingless Angels" by Charles de Lint and "Exo-Skeleton Town" by Jeffrey Ford. Includes an excerpt featuring a portion from Michael Moorcock's Elric novel, The Dreamthief's Daughter, and a reprint of "The Dark Muse" by Karl Edward Wagner.
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002468

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BRISINGR: INHERITANCE BOOK THREE, Paolini, Christopher
190 BRISINGR: INHERITANCE BOOK THREE
Paolini, Christopher
Knopf, 2008, 0375826726 / 9780375826726

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Pallencar, John Jude
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Clean, square and unread copy in bright jacket without tears. Subtitled The Seven Promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular.

004567

Price: 12.00 USD
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UNTITLED (POSTCARD), Picacio, John
191 UNTITLED (POSTCARD)
Picacio, John
2006, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Picacio, John
Full color postcard (6" x 8.5" in size) featuring a collage of untitled illustrations by John Picacio. Promotional card for galleries, news and events at John Picacio's website.

003316

Price: 10.00 USD
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A GATHERING OF GARGOYLES, Pierce, Meredith Ann
192 A GATHERING OF GARGOYLES
Pierce, Meredith Ann
Little, Brown & Co., 1984, 0316707376 / 9780316707374

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Kelley, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Faint dust soiling at top edge of page block especially near spine. The front jacket shows a faint crease at lower right corner with general edgewear at corners and spine edges. Small scuffed area (1 cm x 2 cm) at left edge of front jacket panel. Aside from these defects the pages are clean and tight, the spine is square and the jacket has no tear-outs and is not price-clipped. A Near Fine copy in Very Good jacket. Volume II of The Darkangel Trilogy. Preceded by The Darkangel. "Set on a deilberately anachronistic moon, where vampires, maidens, witches and beasts live alongside denizens with diversely colored skins, these Gothic, breathless adventures display a fresh, assured imagination." Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature, 4A-205.

003027

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GODMOTHER NIGHT, Pollack, Rachel
193 GODMOTHER NIGHT
Pollack, Rachel
St. Martins Press, 1996, 031214606X / 9780312146061

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Woolley, Janet
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 nor ex-library copy. Winner of the 1997 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. A contemporary fairytale with feminist elements. Pollack is also the author of the very good Unquenchable Fire (winner of the 1989 Arthur C. Clarke Award), and its sequel, Temporary Agency (nominated for the 1994 Nebula Award). Award History: 1997 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

000826

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DECLARE (SIGNED & DATED), Powers, Tim
194 DECLARE (SIGNED & DATED)
Powers, Tim
Morrow, 2001, 0380976528 / 9780380976522

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (Preceded by the Subterranean Press limited edition published in 2000.) Signed upside down by Powers as is his practice and dated "01/23/01" placing this copy in the same month as publication, a unique copy beyond just having a signature. Copies of Declare now run into the 3rd printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Supernatural espionage novel set in 1963. Award History: 2002 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Finalist, Adult Literature. (Lost to The Curse of Chalion by Bujold.) Co-Winner of the 2001 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. (Tied with Galveston by Sean Stewart.) Winner of the International Horror Guild Award for Best Horror Novel. San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Best of 2001 List.
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001833

Price: 85.00 USD
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LIGHT FANTASTIC [THE], Pratchett, Terry
195 LIGHT FANTASTIC [THE]
Pratchett, Terry
Colin Smythe, 1987, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kirby, Josh
Book Club, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Colin Smyth in 1986.) The 2nd Discworld novel. All first US hardcover editions were published as book club editions until HarperCollins took over publishing with Small Gods, the 12th novel. All first printing points are present: Code #11154 on rear jacket panel with first printing code "R32" on page 188. Light blue boards with the title in gold lettering on the spine. (If the gutter code is anything other than R32 and the lettering is not gold then it is a later printing.) Faint bump at head of spine panel, however the jacket is intact, the tips are sharp and the spine is straight and square. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean copy without price clipping and rare to find in fine condition. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A wonderful copy featuring the outstanding full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Josh Kirby. The second Discworld novel, preceded by The Colour of Magic. Doubleday's Science Fiction Book Club became the US distributor and all the Discworld hardcovers in the US were first published as Book Club editions starting with Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) through Witches Abroad (#12). After, all hardcovers were published in the US by HarperCollins. An iconic book.

004478

Price: 250.00 USD
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PYRAMIDS, Pratchett, Terry
196 PYRAMIDS
Pratchett, Terry
Roc, 1991, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Anderson, Doug
Book Club Edition, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Gollancz in 1989.) The 7th Discworld novel. All first US hardcover editions were published as book club editions until HarperCollins took over publishing with Small Gods, the 12th novel. All first printing points present: printing code #18037 on rear panel and black boards with gold lettering on spine and the NAL imprint on spine; "Jacket art by Doug Andersen" printed on rear flap, cover is also shows the artist's signature. The page block shows some moderate scuffing on the bottom edge, else a straight, square copy. Jacket has a triangular closed tear (4cm x 2cm) at bottom edge of rear jacket near the spine. Some very light chipping at tips, else jacket is clean and intact and without the usual clipping. Unusual to find these older Pratchett book club in collectible condition as they are usually "loved" to pieces by fans of the series.

004931

Price: 25.00 USD
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ART OF DISCWORLD [THE], Pratchett, Terry and Paul Kidby
197 ART OF DISCWORLD [THE]
Pratchett, Terry and Paul Kidby
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075112 / 9780575075115

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Kidby, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Oversized hardcover art book featurning 112 pages of color paintings and illustrations by Paul Kidby with background commentary and narratives by Terry Pratchett, depicting the characters, places and events chronicled in the Discworld novels.

002808

Price: 55.00 USD
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ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED), Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
198 ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED)
Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
Preiss Dell, 1991, 0440503523 / 9780440503521

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Jensen, Bruce
First printing, trade paperback. Minor wear at edges and corners, else fine (unread) softcover copy without tears or defects. Signed by contributing authors Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (and dated "290CT04") and F. Paul Wilson (and inscribed "WHC '006") on the Contents page. Also signed by Charles de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Original anthology with stories on the subject of the Frankenstein monster. Authors: Asimov, Katherine Dunn, Aldiss, Bishop, Vonnegut, Resnick, Wilson, Farmer, Yarbro, Schutz, Somtow, Estleman, Tem, Friesner, Schow, Haber, Reeves-Stevens, Harrington, de Lint, Effinger, and Leonard Wolf.
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000267

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LAST OF THE AMAZONS, Pressfield, Steven
199 LAST OF THE AMAZONS
Pressfield, Steven
Doubleday, 2002, 038550098X / 9780385500982

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Rawlings, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at head of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Military fiction with fantasy elements set in Ancient Greece during the time of the legendary voyage of Theseus. By the same author of the critically well-received Gates of Fire (1998) and Tides of War (2000). A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003868

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AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III, Pullman, Philip
200 AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III
Pullman, Philip
Knopf, 2000, 0679879269 / 9780679879268

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rohmann, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the edition published in the UK by Scholastic.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Faint handling related wear and smudging to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. In addition, the circular cut-out in the jacket panel is intact without the usual rips and tears, a common defect with this title. A square, straight copy without the usual previous owner's marks. The US hardcover edition is currently in its fifth printing. Award History: 2001 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to joint winners Declare by Powers and Galveston by Stewart.)

004208

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