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MOSTLY HARMLESS, Adams, Douglas
1 MOSTLY HARMLESS
Adams, Douglas
Harmony Books, 1992, 0517577402 / 9780517577400

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cross, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the Heinemann UK edition published in 1992.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Trace of age-related wear on top edge of page block, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping or the usual previous owner's marks. The fifth and final book in the classic Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. A good read when you need some perspective on life's craziness. "[P]art satire, part slapstick." Barron, (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-1.

004101

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SO LONG, AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH, Adams, Douglas
2 SO LONG, AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH
Adams, Douglas
Harmony Books, 1985, 0517554399 / 9780517554395

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Cross, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published by Pan Books.) First edition with black boards and rude planet etched in green on the front. Moderate age and handling wear to edges of page block, bottom edge of spine panel lightly bumped and one small, closed tear (1 cm in length) at top edge of front jacket panel. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks.

003676

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ASSEMBLERS OF INFINITY, Anderson, Kevin J. and Doug Beason
3 ASSEMBLERS OF INFINITY
Anderson, Kevin J. and Doug Beason
Bantam Spectra, 1993, 0553299212 / 9780553299212

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Lee, Pamela
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Originally published in 1992 as a serial in Analog magazine. Subsequently published as a paperback. This is the first hardcover edition.) Page block shows light, handling related edge wear. Light jacket chipping at upper tips and crinkling at lower edge of spine panel, else the jacket is bright and intact. No inscriptions or previous owner's marks. A near fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: 1994 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson); 1994 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson).

004549

Price: 12.00 USD
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DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE], Anderson, Poul
4 DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE]
Anderson, Poul
Doubleday, 1971, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Poor. Book. Frazetta, Frank
Book Club Edition and first world edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Seven binding priorities, which this is Currey binding priority (A) with Code 29 M on page 179. Jacket code 3411 on rear flap. Light dust soiling on top edge of text block. Jacket is chipped at top and bottom of spine panel, two closed 3cm vertical tears at bottom edge of jacket, "91335" inscribed by previous owner on rear panel, and spots, possibly from a spill, on front and side jacket panels. Although the jacket for this copy is poor, the copy itself in in fine condition. Not leaned, not remainder nor ex-library. A clean, straight copy for book this age. A great copy for a collector wanting to marry a fine copy with a better jacket.

002742

Price: 15.00 USD
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SERPENT'S SILVER, Anthony, Piers and Robert E. Margroff
5 SERPENT'S SILVER
Anthony, Piers and Robert E. Margroff
Tor, 1988, 0312931034 / 9780312931032

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Sweet, Darrell K.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block shows the usual age-related tonning with some added handlling-related wear. Spine ends and corners have some light bumping and rubbing. Very small nick at bottom edge of front jacket panel. Aside from the normal wear on a book this age, a straight, square copy without the usual price-clipping. Sequel to Dragon's Gold and the second book in the Adventures of Kelvin Rud fantasy series. Another fun and fantastical jacket illustration by Darrell K. Sweet.

003790

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AFRICA ZERO, Asher, Neal
6 AFRICA ZERO
Asher, Neal
Cosmos Books / Wildside Press, 2005, 1587154471 / 9781587154478

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Maverick, David
Trade paperback, first printing. Originally serialized in Threads (2001), this book collects together these stories into a single novel. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. One single, heavy crease at lower front tip, about 1" in length with a very faint vertical crease near spine (read once and carefully), else covers are intact and in fine condition. Page block is bright and square without soiling. Publisher's ISBN label affixed to back cover.

004523

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FOUNDATION AND EARTH, Asimov, Isaac
7 FOUNDATION AND EARTH
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday, 1986, 0385233124 / 9780385233125

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Wallerstein, Alan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. True first printing with all points present: Navy boards with red cloth spine. Code "1086" on rear jacket flap indicating an October, 1986 printing and code "BB27" on page 356. Original $16.95 price is intact on front jacket flap. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. The text block is clean and square, with minimal wear. Jacket shows several tiny closed tears and associated moderate crinkling at corners and along edges at head and heel of spine panel. Aside from these defects this copy is clean, straight and not price-clipped. No previous owner's stamps or stickers as is common with this title. Award History: 1987 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Speaker for the Dead by Card).

004665

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Asimov, Isaac
8 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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BLIND ASSASSIN [THE] (SIGNED), Atwood, Margaret
9 BLIND ASSASSIN [THE] (SIGNED)
Atwood, Margaret
Doubleday / Nan A. Talese, 2000, 0385475721 / 9780385475723

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Advertising Archive, London
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the McClelland & Stewart edition published in Canada.) Signed and inscribed by Atwood "For _____ - Best Wishes - " on the title page. (The name is illegible.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Margaret Atwood travels rarely now, so signed copies will become increasingly scarce and valuable. Light handling-related wear to page block and jacket edges, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Previous owner's book plate on ffep. A straight, square copy without tears or marks and price intact. Historical fiction with science fictional elements, it's a novel within a novel set in present-day Canada, but narrated in restrospective about events in Post-WII. Award History: 2000 Man Booker Prize Winner; the 2001 Hammett Prize; 2000 Governor General's Award Nominee; The 20002 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Time magazine named it the best novel of 2000 and included it in its list of the 100 greatest English-language novels since 1923.
Signed by Author(s)
004761

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PLAINS OF PASSAGE [THE] (SIGNED), Auel, Jean M.
10 PLAINS OF PASSAGE [THE] (SIGNED)
Auel, Jean M.
Crown Publishers, 1990, 0517580497 / 9780517580493

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Hiroko
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed and inscribed "To Jan" by Auel on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block is square and intact, but shows age and handling-related wear from having been carefully read. Overall, the text block is clean, but not bright. Dust jacket is bright, intact and without the usual sunning along the spine panel common to this large volume. A near fine copy in fine jacket. The fourth novel in the Earth's Children series.
Signed by Author(s)
004873

Price: 45.00 USD
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SURFACE DETAIL, Banks, Iain M.
11 SURFACE DETAIL
Banks, Iain M.
Orbit, 2010, 0316123404 / 9780316123402

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Stated First U.S. Edition: October 2010 on the copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. (Published simultaneously with the Orbit UK edition on October 7, 2010.) Light jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else the jacket is bright, clean and without tears. Page block is clean, square without marks. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2011 Locus Award Nominee for Best Science Fiction novel (lost to Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis).

004555

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CABAL, Barker, Clive
12 CABAL
Barker, Clive
Poseidon Press, 1988, 0671626884 / 9780671626884

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Minor, Wendell
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Number "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects The Life of Death, How Spoilers Bleed, Twilight at the Towers and The Last Illusion, novelettes originally published in 1985. Jacket is bumped at top and bottom edges of spine panel, else complete without tears with $18.95 price intact. Page block shows age-related wear, but otherwise square. Book appears to have been read once, but carefully. A well-preserved copy of a popular book. Near fine condition for a book usually handled roughly by previous owners.

004568

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DARKMANS, Barker, Nicola
13 DARKMANS
Barker, Nicola
Fourth Estate, 2007, 0007193629 / 9780007193622

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. "First Published in Great Britain in 2007" stated on copyright page with "1" present. Critically acclaimed, shortlisted for the 2007 Booker Prize, a phantasmagorical fantasy little known this side of the Atlantic. Page block edges show minimal handling related wear, otherwise a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket with original UK price intact. A clean, square copy. Jacket is intact without tears or stains. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. "[A] torrent of inventive prose and an irresistible synthesis of wickedly humorous and unsettlingly supernatural elements more than compensate for the loose itinerary." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 2007 Booker Prize Shortlist (lost to The Gathering by Anne Enright of Ireland).

004601

Price: 100.00 USD
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FOUNDATION'S FEAR: THE SECOND FOUNDATION TRILOGY, Benford, Gregory
14 FOUNDATION'S FEAR: THE SECOND FOUNDATION TRILOGY
Benford, Gregory
HarperPrism, 1997, 0061052434 / 9780061052439

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Targete, Jean
Hardcover first edition, first printing. (Precedes the first UK edition by Orbit). Volume 1 of The Second Foundation Trilogy. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block lightly tanned (normal for book published in acid-based pages), else a clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003920

Price: 14.95 USD
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BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory and Arthur C. Clarke
15 BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT (SIGNED)
Benford, Gregory and Arthur C. Clarke
Ace Putnam, 1990, 0399134999 / 9780399134999

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Leeds, Judith Kazdym
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Benford on the title page. Faint age and handling-related edgewear to page block and jacket edges, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A square, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to Clarke's classic novella Against the Fall of Night. (First published in paperback, the first hardcover was published by Gollancz in 1953.)
Signed by Author(s)
003897

Price: 25.00 USD
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DECEIVERS [THE], Bester, Alfred
16 DECEIVERS [THE]
Bester, Alfred
London, Severn House, 1984, 0727809962 / 9780727809964

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover UK, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Previously published in 1982 in paperback by Tor.) First UK hardcover edition stated on copyright with original price intact. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Page block lightly scuffed at bottom corner and bottom corners lightly bumped, else a near fine in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping.

003392

Price: 50.00 USD
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SLOW MOTION RIOT (SIGNED), Blauner, Peter
17 SLOW MOTION RIOT (SIGNED)
Blauner, Peter
Morrow, 1991, 0688100686 / 9780688100681

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Canty, Tom
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Some age-related wear to top edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Signed by Blauner on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A startling story of race, crime and the achieving the American Dream. The author's first book and Winner of the 1992 Edgar Award For Best First Novel.
Signed by Author(s)
000463

Price: 65.00 USD
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PAPER GRAIL [THE], Blaylock, James P.
18 PAPER GRAIL [THE]
Blaylock, James P.
Ace Books, 1991, 0441651267 / 9780441651269

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Yi, Kang
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint traces of age wear with tonning to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Excellent condition for a book this age. Award History: 1992 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Boy's Life by McCammon); 1993 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Briar Rose by Jane Yolen).

004019

Price: 20.00 USD
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LORI, Bloch, Robert
19 LORI
Bloch, Robert
Tor Horror, 1989, 031293176X / 9780312931766

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Thiesen, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.Two dot-sized specks, one on the top edge and the other on the side edge of the page block with normal age and dust soiling. Spine panel is slightly sunned, else fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight, square copy without stains, tears or price-clipping.

003329

Price: 20.00 USD
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A DANCE AT THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE, Block, Lawrence
20 A DANCE AT THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE
Block, Lawrence
Morrow, 1991, 0688103499 / 9780688103491

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in jacket with very faint crinkling at lower end of front jacket panel, else near fine condition. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1992 Edgar Award Winner for Best Novel.

003167

Price: 35.00 USD
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