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FINITY, Barnes, John
1 FINITY
Barnes, John
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068906 / 9780575068902

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the Tor edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Virtual-reality mystery wrapped inside an alternate history story where American democracy survives in small expatriate groups in a world dominated by 12 "Reichs" which are the legacy of the Axis victory in WWII. "[A] genuine adventure of ideas." - Locus, February 1999, pg. 19. Excellent cover painting in the classic SF style by John Harris.

001493

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ARCHANGEL, Conner, Michael
2 ARCHANGEL
Conner, Michael
Tor, 1995, 0312857438 / 9780312857431

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Schmehl, Brad
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Lightly bumped at head and heel of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Fascinating and detailed alternate history and murder-mystery novel set in post-WWI 1920's Minneapolis, after a devastating plague decimates whites and leaves the black population immune and struggling to carry-on civiliation. Against this backdrop vampire-like murders are occuring in the city that are begin hushed-up. A second novel by this Nebula-winning author, it includes rich narratives on jazz music, pirate radio, prejudice and social breakdown. "[A] tour de force." - Publisher's Weekly. "Conner's dystopic vision of a nation wracked by fear and prejudice serves double duty as a modern parable and a taut sf thriller. This disturbingly thought-provoking novel belongs in most sf collections." - Library Journal.

003767

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HILD: A NOVEL, Griffith, Nicola
3 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

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FATHERLAND, Harris, Robert
4 FATHERLAND
Harris, Robert
Random House, 1992, 0679412735 / 9780679412731

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Spine panel moderately sunned with some light handling-related edge wear and tiny smudge on lower edge, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Critically acclaimed alternate history novel and Harris' debut novel. This novel is notoriously difficult for categorization as it falls into Science Fiction, Fiction and the Mystery categories. (Anyone remember SS-GB by Len Deighton? Alternate history murder mystery set in Nazi-occupied Great Britain.) A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1993 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to China Mountain Zhang by Maureen McHugh); Clute, (ed), Debuts 1990-1994, pg. 206, in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia; 1992 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003690

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FATHERLAND, Harris, Robert
5 FATHERLAND
Harris, Robert
Random House, 1992, 0679412735 / 9780679412731

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Light handling related edgewear, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Critically acclaimed alternate history novel and Harris' debut novel. This novel is notoriously difficult for categorization as it falls within the Science Fiction, Fiction and the Mystery literary genres. (Remember SS-GB by Len Deighton - alternate history and murder mystery set in Nazi-occupied Great Britain.) A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: Clute, Debuts 1990-1994, pg. 206, in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia; 1992 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003753

Price: 44.95 USD
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SECOND EMPIRE [THE]: MONARCHIES OF GOD BOOK FOUR, Kearney, Paul
6 SECOND EMPIRE [THE]: MONARCHIES OF GOD BOOK FOUR
Kearney, Paul
Gollancz, 2000, 0575065745 / 9780575065741

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Crisp, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. First Published in 2000 stated on copyright page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Four in this critically acclaimed military-fantasy series. The Monarchies of God is a fine, densely written politco-religous series by an author not yet available in the U.S. Densely plotted alternate history where two rival "Western" churches wage politco-religous wars with each other and against an Oriental foe with swords and arquebuses. Magic exists but is being prosecuted and extinguished by church-sanctioned inquisitions. Battles and military themes are portrayed convincingly in C. S. Forrester style realism and brutality. Hard-edged military fantasy that is not for the squeamish.

001580

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HOUSE OF STORMS [THE], Macleod, Ian R.
7 HOUSE OF STORMS [THE]
Macleod, Ian R.
London, Simon & Schuster UK, 2005, 0743256727 / 9780743256728

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rostant, Larry
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Ace in May 2005.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to The Light Ages. (The US edition of Light Ages was published May 6, 2003 and precedes the UK edition, published June 2, 2003. However the UK edition features the outstanding jacket illustration by Edward Miller.) Alternate history where magic triumphed over science in the 17th century. House of Storms takes place one hundred years after the events in Light Ages. "The House of Storms is that uncommon thing, a sequel to be treasured as much as its precursor." - Nick Gevers, Locus, February 2005. "This is a major work by a master writing at the top of his form." - Publisher's Weekly. Ian Macleod is also the author of The Great Wheel (1997) which won the 1998 Locus Poll Award for Best First Novel. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Larry Rostant.

003009

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MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
8 MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659 / 9780671567651

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder nor an ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by McIntyre on the title page. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
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001421

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MOON AND THE SUN [THE]  (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
9 MOON AND THE SUN [THE] (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659 / 9780671567651

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition. Tiny nick at upper tip of front jacket panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Signed by McIntyre on the title page with a custom bookplate specially printed for this edition that is also signed by McIntyre in gold ink. (The bookplate is laid in the book, not attached or adhered to the page in anyway.) Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
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001724

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GREAT WAR: WALK IN HELL (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry
10 GREAT WAR: WALK IN HELL (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry
Hodder & Stoughton, 2000, 0340715472 / 9780340715475

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Stone, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Turtledove on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Great War: The American Front. World War I is raging across the US, and the slaves in the South have risen against their masters under the flag of socialism. Continuation of Turtledove's alternate history of America. Great story telling. Wonderful jacket illustration by Steve Stone. Excellent associational title for the Turtledove collector.
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001489

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GREAT WAR: WALK IN HELL [THE] (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry
11 GREAT WAR: WALK IN HELL [THE] (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry
Del Rey, 1999, 0345405617 / 9780345405616

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Pratt, George
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the UK edition by Hodder & Stoughton.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Turtledove on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Great War: The American Front. World War I is raging across the US, and the slaves in the South have risen against their masters under the flag of socialism. Continuation of Turtledove's alternate history of America. Great story telling. Sobering jacket painting by George Pratt.
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001920

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GUNPOWDER EMPIRE: CROSSTIME TRAFFIC - BOOK ONE (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry
12 GUNPOWDER EMPIRE: CROSSTIME TRAFFIC - BOOK ONE (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry
Tor Books, 2003, 076530693X / 9780765306937

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sano, Kazuhiko
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Turtledove on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. First in a new series about a family working for a government bureau which manages alternate timelines throughout human history.
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003219

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ALTERNATE GENERALS II (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry (ed) and S.M. Stirling
13 ALTERNATE GENERALS II (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry (ed) and S.M. Stirling
Baen, 2002, 0743435281 / 9780743435284

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Blair, Dru
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by the editor Harry Turtledove and by contributor S.M. Stirling on the Contents page. Edited by Harry Turtledove, the second anthology in the fascinating alternate history series speculating on the historical "what if" focusing on famous generals through history. Interesting reading. Contributing authors include: Jim Fiscus, Michael F. Flynn, Harry Turtledove, Noreen Doyle, Judith Tarr, Roland J. Green, Chris Bunch, S. M. Stirling, Richard Foss, Susan Shwartz, R. M. Meluch, Joel Richards, Esther M. Friesner and William Sanders.
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003921

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HA' PENNY (SIGNED), Walton, Jo
14 HA' PENNY (SIGNED)
Walton, Jo
Tor, 2007, 0765318539 / 9780765318534

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Grossman, Howard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Walton on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to the critically-acclaimed novel Farthing (2006). The Still Life With Facists trilogy is set in the alternate history where Churchill is overthrown an England makes peace with the Nazis - think SS-GB by Len Deighton (1978) . Award History: 2008 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon).
Signed by Author(s)
004131

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