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KILLING ME SOFTLY, Eccles, Marjorie
1 KILLING ME SOFTLY
Eccles, Marjorie
Thomas Dunne Books, 1999, 0312204698 / 9780312204693

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Everard, Adam
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK in 1998.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A Gil Mayo Mystery.

003408

Price: 15.00 USD
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SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE], Hartwell, David G. (ed)
2 SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE]
Hartwell, David G. (ed)
Tor, 1997, 0312863381 / 9780312863388

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthology collecting 45 stories claimed by Hartwell as the best of the 20th Century, a controversial attempt to form a definitive anthology of the definitive SF published between 1895 ("Another World" translated by Damon Knight in 1962) up to 1996. Each story is introduced by Hartwell with a brief discussion of the author's works. Authors include: Lino Aldani, Poul Anderson, Gregory Benford, Eddy C. Bertin, James Blish, Algis Budrys, Dino Buzzati, Hal Clement, Mildred Clingerman, John Crowley, Gordon Eklund, Harlan Ellison, Philip Jose Farmer, E. M. Forster, William Gibson, Charles Harness, Frank Herbert, Wolfgang Jeschke, Rudyard Kipling, Nancy Kress, Alexander Kuprin, Philip Latham, C. S. Lewis, Jack London, Frank Belknap Long, Richard A. Lupoff, James Morrow, Chad Oliver, Edgar Pangborn, J.H. Rosny aine, Margaret St. Clair, Michael Shaara, Robert Silverberg, Cordwainer Smith, Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, Willam Tenn, James Tiptree, Jr., George Turner, Jack Vance, A. E. van Vogt, H. G. Wells, Connie Willis, Adam Wisniewski-Snerg, John Wyndham and Roger Zelazny. Award History: 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Anthology (lost to The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection by Dozois).

004437

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FUNGUS: A NOVEL [THE], Knight, Harry Adam (aka John Brosnan)
3 FUNGUS: A NOVEL [THE]
Knight, Harry Adam (aka John Brosnan)
Franklin Watts, 1989, 0531151034 / 9780531151037

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. LoPrete, Tere
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. (Previously published in 1985 by Star Books in the UK.) Jacket price is intact and number line is complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. One jagged, but closed jacket tear at top rear corner of spine panel (1 cm in length) with associated crinkling and two closed jacket tears (0.5 cm and 1 cm in length) at bottom edge of rear jacket panel with associated crinkling and creasing. Other than these flaws this is a clean, straight copy without price-clipping. The pages are bright without soiling. An absolutely creepy book - "She picked up a length of wood and thrust it angrily into one of the bigger mounds of fungus. Unexpectedly, a ripple ran through the growth, then the whole mound moved...Even worse, it spoke to her. 'Nora,' it said in a thick, muffled voice. 'Nora...It's me...' And before she could react Norm reached out with two soft, slightly sticky arms and hugged her for the first time in years.'" Harry Adam Knight was the pseudonym for John Brosnan (1947 - 2005).

003293

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SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY, Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
4 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

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JUPITER MAGNIFIED (SIGNED), Roberts, Adam
5 JUPITER MAGNIFIED (SIGNED)
Roberts, Adam
PS Publishing, 2003, 1902880579 / 9781902880570

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover UK, first edition and limited/numbered edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. One of 300 signed and numbered hardcover copies by the Roberts and James Lovegrove who provided the Introduction. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket artby Edward Miller.
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002369

Price: 50.00 USD
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ON, Roberts, Adam
6 ON
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2001, 0575071761 / 9780575071766

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Novel by the author of the critically acclaimed first novel Salt, which was a 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee. (Lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler.) "Fine writing, hard science, carefully crafted dialogue." - Guardian August 12, 2001. Gravity pulls parallel to the ground, instead of perpendicular. Falling forward standing in a plain would be the equivalent of falling from a skyscraper. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket art by Chris Moore.

002003

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POLYSTOM, Roberts, Adam
7 POLYSTOM
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2003, 0575071788 / 9780575071780

First Edition, Hardcover, New, New. Book. Sonar
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, and true first edition. (No US publication date as of yet.) The fourth and latest novel by the author of Salt, On, and Stone.

002352

Price: 40.00 USD
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SALT, Roberts, Adam
8 SALT
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068965 / 9780575068964

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Faint vertical fold to rear endpaper leaf, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The author's first book. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Only 900 copies in the first printing. Outstanding full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Chris Moore. Award History: 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee.

001872

Price: 75.00 USD
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STONE, Roberts, Adam
9 STONE
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2002, 0575070633 / 9780575070639

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Moore, Chris
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Roberts' third novel, preceded by the critically acclaimed Salt and his second novel On. Picaresque adventure, and "a strong novel of ideas emerges, its narrator - and his sponsors - eloquent of enlightening nightmares." Nick Gevers - Locus, October 2002. A criminal, an avatar in this future society which has forgotten about crime, is sprung from a prison at the center of a star and is employed to kill the entire population of a planet and leave the planet intact. His job takes him to many exotic worlds where mankind searches for the excitement of new experiences. Full color wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Chris Moore.

002241

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McATRIX DERIDED (aka Matrix Derided), Robertski Brothers (pseud. Adam Roberts)
10 McATRIX DERIDED (aka Matrix Derided)
Robertski Brothers (pseud. Adam Roberts)
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075686 / 9780575075689

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Carrel, Douglas
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Rich parody of the Matrix movies by Adam Roberts using the pseudonym the Robertski Brothers. (This book is often mis-titled as "The Matrix Derided" in sellers' listings.) Roberts is also the author of the bestselling parody The Soddit and the science fiction novels Salt, On, Polystom and Snow. In addition to the biting wit, included is a hilariously funny "catalog" listing additional titles from the "SF Masterpieces Cheaper Than Commissioning New Novels Reprint" series published by "Victor Gollums" including: "Dung" by Francis 'Dip' Sherbert; "Nerdomancer" by William 'Wild-Bill' Hiccough-Gibson and "The Second Mars Trilogy" by Stan Lee Kim-il-Sung Robinsonade, among other famous authors.

002618

Price: 25.00 USD
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HOW TO LIVE SAFELY IN A SCIENCE FICTIONAL UNIVERSE, Yu, Charles
11 HOW TO LIVE SAFELY IN A SCIENCE FICTIONAL UNIVERSE
Yu, Charles
Pantheon Books, 2010, 0307379205 / 9780307379207

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Simpson, Adam
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is clean, square and in mint condition. This novel was published with an un-laminated jacket and is very prone to smudges and soiling from handling. This jacket is clean and pristine, rare thus for a 1st printing. This is Yu's critically-acclaimed debut novel. Award History: 2011 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Kraken by China Miéville); 2011 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to The Dervish House by Ian McDonald).

004313

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