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Updated January 13, 2017


Our recent acquisitions. All books listed on the New Titles webpage are hardcover first editions, first printings unless stated otherwise. Each book listed in the New Titles pages are also listed in their respective genre category webpages.

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Asimov, Isaac
1 ROBOTS AND EMPIRE
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday, 1985, 0385190921 / 9780385190923

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Shaw, Barclay
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. If these points are not present it is not a first printing. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneous with the Phantasia Press limited edition.) Faint wear at tips of jacket. There is a single 1 cm closed tear at bottom tip of rear jacket panel, else the jacket is clean without marks or price-clipping. The page block is crisp, clean and square. A wonderful copy difficult to find that aren't ex-library or remaindered. Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-21. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 134. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Postman by Brin).

004451

Price: 25.00 USD
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PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES, Bacigalupi, Paolo
2 PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Night Shade Books, 2010, 1597802026 / 9781597802024

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Noble, Claudia
Trade Paperback, first edition and first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Very fine (unread) copy without jacket as issued. Follows the first hardcover edition published in 2008. Collects 10 of Bacigalupi's short stories, many of which won awards, including the Sturgeon Award.

004797

Price: 15.00 USD
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MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE), Bear, Greg
3 MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE)
Bear, Greg
Tor, 1993, 031285515X / 9780312855154

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Bear on the title page with a doodle of Mars "moving" across the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A pristine, never read copy in protective brodart jacket. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, *II-95. "[The] most daring of all the several Mars novels that have appeared in the 1990's." Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 196, and at Notable Works, pg. 207, ibid. Dust jacket by Wayne Barlowe. Award History: 1994 Nebula Award Winner; 1994 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to .
Signed by Author(s)
000788

Price: 125.00 USD
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LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED), Chainani, Soman
4 LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED)
Chainani, Soman
Harper, 2015, 0062435736 / 9780062435736

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bruno, Iacopo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Chainani on a specially printed tipped-in sheet. The tipped-in page bears The School of Good and Evil crest above Chainani's signature. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Three in the very popular The School for Good and Evil juvenile series where ordinary teenagers are kidnapped then trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains. It's Good versus Evil and Boys versus Girls. A lot of fun for young readers. The School for Good and Evil (2013) debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List. The series has been translated into 22 languages and will soon be a major motion picture from Universal Studios, who purchased the rights in a seven-figure deal. The sequel is A World Without Princes (2014). Wonderful interior color and b&w art by illustrator Iacopo Bruno. A colorful, vibrant book to keep forever.
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004794

Price: 35.00 USD
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CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
5 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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MIDNIGHT TIDES: VOLUME FIVE OF THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN (SIGNED), Erikson, Steven
6 MIDNIGHT TIDES: VOLUME FIVE OF THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN (SIGNED)
Erikson, Steven
Tor, 2007, 0765310058 / 9780765310057

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in 2004 in the UK by Bantam Press.) Stated First U.S. Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Erikson on the title page with his printed name lined out as his practice. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of a dragon. Upper tips lightly bumped, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Out-Of-Print ("OOP") on publication with the majority if not all hardcovers going to libraries and the trade paperback edition made available for commercial sale. The fifth volume in the excellent military/fantasy series Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen. Another excellent full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood, who is the jacket artist for the US editions.
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003503

Price: 125.00 USD
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HALF-MADE WORLD [THE], Gilman, Felix
7 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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HILD: A NOVEL, Griffith, Nicola
8 HILD: A NOVEL
Griffith, Nicola
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013, 0374280878 / 9780374280871

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Balbusso, Anna and Elena
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket is clean with price intact. Page block is bright without dents or marks. Alternate history novel set in the 7th century. "Hild is a book as loving as it is fierce, brilliant and accomplished. To read it felt like a privilege and a gift. I feel confident that the next time I'm faced with yet another inane repetition of 'women were oppressed so we can't write their stories,' I won't need to painstakingly educate anyone about the realities of medieval life with recourse to books and articles. 'Read Hild' will be enough." - Amal El-Mohtar, NPR.

004831

Price: 30.00 USD
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WOOL (SIGNED), Howey, Hugh
9 WOOL (SIGNED)
Howey, Hugh
Century, 2013, 1780891245 / 9781780891248

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Getty Images
Trade paperback, UK edition and first edition. This is a fourth printing.(Previously published in hardcover.) Signed by Howey on the title page. Spine is square and is un-creased. The tips are still sharp. Aside from some faint, shallow creases on rear panel, a fine (unread) copy. Originally self-published separately in five chapters as ebooks in the U.S. This UK edition collects the first five ebook chapters comprising the first volume in the Wool Trilogy and published in hardcover for the first time. Currently in production as a major motion picture.
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004792

Price: 25.00 USD
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CITY [THE]: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Koontz, Dean
10 CITY [THE]: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Koontz, Dean
Bantam Books, 2014, 0345545931 / 9780345545930

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Biel, Scott
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Koontz on a special, tipped-in page. Very fine (new and unread) copy in very fine jacket. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this is a Publisher's signed edition, signed prior to publication by Koontz. A very nice collectible copy. A coming of age story with magical elements centered on a young, gifted musician.
Signed by Author(s)
004824

Price: 40.00 USD
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SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Koontz, Dean R.
11 SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Koontz, Dean R.
Knopf, 1997, 0679425268 / 9780679425267

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The US edition was published Feb. 1997 after the UK hardcover by Headline.) Faint age-related wear to page block edges with light foxing at top edge, else a near fine copy in fine, unclipped jacket. The page block is straight and square. The jacket is clean without tears and price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed and inscribed "To Jan / Survive and Thrive" and dated "3/15/97" by Koontz on the half-title page. The March date places this copy one month after it's official publication date in February, 1997. A very nice collectible copy. A reporter investigates the fatal plane disaster where a survivor walks away, contrary to the official story that there were no crash survivors.
Signed by Author(s)
004803

Price: 50.00 USD
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BRASYL (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
12 BRASYL (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Pyr Books, 2007, 1591025435 / 9781591025436

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Martiniere, Stephan
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the UK edition by one month.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McDonald on the title page Moderate bump with associated crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy with $25.00 price intact. All first printing points are present: number sequence 11 thru 07 in reverse order with the "07" present (indicating a 2007 printing) followed by the number sequence 5 thru 1 in reverse order with the "1" present, indicating a first printing. Award History: 2007 British Science Fiction Award Winner; 2008 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon); 2008 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon).
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004430

Price: 100.00 USD
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GLASS DRAGONS: A NOVEL OF THE MOONWORLDS SAGA (SIGNED) by McMullen and Lockwood, McMullen, Sean
13 GLASS DRAGONS: A NOVEL OF THE MOONWORLDS SAGA (SIGNED) by McMullen and Lockwood
McMullen, Sean
Tor, 2004, 0765307979 / 9780765307972

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McMullen on the title page. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of dragon. Fine (unread) copy with a tiny (0.5cm) dent in the top textblock in fine jacket with a faint bump at top right corner. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to Voyage of the Shadowmoon. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood. Award History: Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Fantasy Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
002968

Price: 50.00 USD
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TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood, Novik, Naomi
14 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.
Signed by Author(s)
003937

Price: 100.00 USD
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PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED), Osborn, Jr., John Jay
15 PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED)
Osborn, Jr., John Jay
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971, 0395126703 / 9780395126707

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The book is the basis for the 1973 film starring John Houseman. There is an inscription by Osborn that is partially legible. (The last name is illegible, possibly a presentation copy to a friend or associate of the author.) Signed by Osborn and inscribed "To Simon R_______ / _______ / Affectionate Regards" on the front free endpaper. Red endpapers, salmon colored top stain with code "0871" present on front jacket flap indicating an August, 1971 printing. This copy is clean, without previous owners' marks or plates. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and original $4.95 price intact. Two small, closed tears (1 cm in length) at top edge of front jacket panel. Copy is clean, square without previous owner's marks. An almost pristine copy of a seminal work that helped define a generation of lawyers.
Signed by Author(s)
004820

Price: 600.00 USD
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SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY, Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
16 SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY
Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
Golllancz, 2004, 0575076119 / 9780575076112

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Carrel, Douglas
Hardcover UK, first printing and first edition. First published in Great Britain in 2004 by Gollancz stated on copyright page. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket with price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Interior maps by Dave Senior. By the author of The Soddit, this tells the "true" story about the "War of the Thing"...maybe. It will cause smiles and some chuckling to the Tolkien fan.

004804

Price: 20.00 USD
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SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS [THE] (SIGNED), Rothfuss, Patrick
17 SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS [THE] (SIGNED)
Rothfuss, Patrick
Daw Books, 2014, 0756410436 / 9780756410438

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Taylor, Nate
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Hardcover stated on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Patrick Rothfuss on the half-title page.Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket and interior illustrations by Nate Taylor.
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004684

Price: 45.00 USD
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TWILIGHT GATE [THE], Salsitz, Rhondi Vilott
18 TWILIGHT GATE [THE]
Salsitz, Rhondi Vilott
Walker & Company, 1993, 0802782132 / 9780802782137

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Clark, Alan M.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Published stated on copyright with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket and interior illustrations by Alan M. Clark.

004828

Price: 15.00 USD
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POE'S CHILDREN: A NEW HORROR ANTHOLOGY (SIGNED), Straub, Peter (ed) and Joe Hill
19 POE'S CHILDREN: A NEW HORROR ANTHOLOGY (SIGNED)
Straub, Peter (ed) and Joe Hill
Doubleday, 2008, 0385522835 / 9780385522830

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cohen, Rebecca
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by editor Peter Straub on the title page and by contributor Joe Hill (with a doodle of a ghost) at his story "20th Century Ghosts". Original anthology, edited by Peter Straub, featuring 24 horror stories. Light, handling related wear to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. Contributing authors include: Dan Choan, Elizabeth Hand, Melanie Tem, Steve Rasnic Tem, M. John Harrison, Ramsey Campbell, Brian Evenson, Kelly Link, Jonathan Carroll, M. Rickert, Thomas Tessier, David J. Schow, Glen Hirshberg, Thomas Ligotti, Benjamin Percy, Bradford Morrow, Peter Straub, Stephen King, Joe Hill, Ellen Klages, Tia V. Travis, Graham Joyce, Neil Gaiman, John Crowley and Rosalind Palermo Stevenson.
Signed by Author(s)
004755

Price: 35.00 USD
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PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER, Suskind, Patrick (translated by John E. Woods)
20 PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER
Suskind, Patrick (translated by John E. Woods)
Knopf, 1986, 0394550846 / 9780394550848

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Nymphe et Satrye by Antione Watteau (Louvre, Paris)
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in 1985 as "Das Parfum" in Germany.) First American Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Tiny, closed tear (0.5 cm in length) on top rear jacket panel, else a fine copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square and without the usual price-clipping, the original $16.95 price is intact. Page block is bright and jacket is sharp. Unusual to find this title in fine condition. Deckled edges with red dye stain on top edge of text block, in the old printing style common with books in the past. Rear jacket panel illustration mirrors the front panel except for the title "Perfume" is translated back into the original "Das Parfum" in German. Patrick Suskind is a German author and screenwriter. He's a recluse, never granting interviews or allowing photos. Wonderful condition for this book. A movie starring Dustin Hoffman was produced. Fantasy Literature 4A-240. Horror Literature 4-293. 1986 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 7 Dec. 1986. Award History: 1987 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

004710

Price: 60.00 USD
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RECENTLY ACQUIRED FIRST EDITIONS
SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS [THE] (SIGNED), Rothfuss, Patrick
SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS [THE] (SIGNED)
Rothfuss, Patrick
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PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER, Suskind, Patrick (translated by John E. Woods)
PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER
Suskind, Patrick (translated by John E. Woods)
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CITY [THE]: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Koontz, Dean
CITY [THE]: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Koontz, Dean
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THREE FROM THE LEGION, Williamson, Jack
THREE FROM THE LEGION
Williamson, Jack
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MIDNIGHT TIDES: VOLUME FIVE OF THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN (SIGNED), Erikson, Steven
MIDNIGHT TIDES: VOLUME FIVE OF THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN (SIGNED)
Erikson, Steven
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