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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

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

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, Book Club or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P 032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneously with the Phantasia Press edition.) Faint jacket crinkling at bottom and top corners of spine panel. One very small (0.5 cm in length) closed tear at top edge of rear jacket panel. A single 3 inch closed tear running diagonally upward from the lower tip up towards the center of the jacket which was "repaired" by a previous owner with scotch tape. Other than these jacket defects the book itself is clean, square and without previous owner's marks. Wonderful copy to marry to a pristine jacket. Difficult to find copies of this title in fine condition 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).

000080

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FOUNDATION'S TRIUMPH (SIGNED), Brin, David
3 FOUNDATION'S TRIUMPH (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Orbit, 1999, 1857237536 / 9781857237535

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gambino, Fred
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition by HarperPrism.) Signed by Brin on the title page. First Published in 1999 stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy with price intact. The UK edition featuring the Gambino jacket is much scarcer than the US edition published by HarperPrism. Last and difficult to find volume in the Second Foundation Trilogy preceded by Foundation's Fear by Gregory Benford, and Foundation and Chaos by Greg Bear. Includes an appendix titled "Timeline for the Robots and Foundation Universe" by Attila Torkos. Magnificent dustjacket illustration by Fred Gambino.
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001685

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HEAVEN'S REACH (SIGNED), Brin, David
4 HEAVEN'S REACH (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Bantam, 1998, 0553101749 / 9780553101744

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Orbit UK edition, but the UK edition has the outstanding jacket illustration by Fred Gambino.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Brin on the title page. Upper tips of jacket moderately bumped with associated jacket crinkling. Light age-related handling to page block, else fine copy in near fine jacket. The third and final volume in the Brin's New Uplift Trilogy.
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003739

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INFINITY'S SHORE (SIGNED), Brin, David
5 INFINITY'S SHORE (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Bantam, 1996, 0553101730 / 9780553101737

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Orbit UK edition which was published in 1997, but the UK has the outstanding jacket illustration by Fred Gambino.) Signed by Brin on the title page. Light, age-related wear on page block edges, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Two of Brin's New Uplift trilogy.
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003740

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KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED), Brin, David
6 KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Tor, 2002, 0765303558 / 9780765303554

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Brin on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint wear to edges and tips, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2003 Hugo Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer).
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003815

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KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
7 KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Daw, 1986, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Cherry, David A.
Book Club edition. First printing code "Q10" on page 252 and code 01175 at bottom corner of rear jacket panel. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Cherryh on the title page Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Moderate foxing on upper page block, else square and straight copy without the usual clipping or previous owner's marks. Jacket has two faint tape ghosts on rear panel, else is clean without tears or stains. Unusually good condition for a book club this age. Previously published in limited and trade editions in 1985 by specialty publisher Phantasia Press. Third novel in Cherryh's excellent and under-recognized Chanur series. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-105. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin).
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004014

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BONES OF ZORA [THE], De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
8 BONES OF ZORA [THE]
De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
Phantasia Press, 1983, 0932096271 / 9780932096272

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Poyser, Victoria
Hardcover first edition and first trade edition. (Preceded by the signed and numbered Phantasia limited edition.) One of 2,000 trade copies. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Except for small amount of crinkling at top and bottom corners of the dustjacket, this copy is straight, unmarked and very fine (unread) condition in very fine dustjacket. Difficult to find Phantasia titles in very fine condition. The sixth book in De Camp's campy but very fun Krishna series. The series is both SF and Fantasy (starfarers marooned on a medieval world are exploited technically and sexually by the savvy natives), and de Camp took time in this series to poke fun at the SF/Fantasy stereotypes. We'll miss him. Phantasia Press was the premier specialty publisher for SF and Fantasy titles in the 1980's, and these finely crafted editions are very collectible, and theirs titles included Asimov's Robots of Dawn, Brin's Startide Rising, Ellison's Medea, and Gibson's Neuromancer. Excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Victoria Poyser.

001386

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A MASK FOR THE GENERAL, Goldstein, Lisa
9 A MASK FOR THE GENERAL
Goldstein, Lisa
Bantam Spectra, 1987, 055305239X / 9780553052398

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. McGinty, Mick
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint chipping at head and heel of spine panel with one tiny closed tear (0.25 cm in size), else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. "A subtle, but moving novel." - Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4- 187. Award History: 1988 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Uplift War by David Brin); 1990 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Child Garden by Geoff Ryman).

003866

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MORETA: DRAGONLADY OF PERN, McCaffrey, Anne
10 MORETA: DRAGONLADY OF PERN
McCaffrey, Anne
Ballantine Del Rey, 1983, 0345298748 / 9780345298744

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The UK edition by Severn preceded by one month.) Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket, without the usual heavy handling defects. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Unusual to find this title in fine condition. The fourth novel in the Dragonriders of Pern series. Very fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Anatomy 4, 4-289. Award History: 1984 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Startide Rising by Brin); 1984 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Startide Rising by Brin).

004108

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DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE, Powers, Tim
11 DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE
Powers, Tim
Ace, 1985, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Ace in 1984.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Science Fiction Book Club edition with first printing code PO28 on page 218. (This SFBC edition preceded the Chatto & Windus UK hardcover edition by five months.) Yellow cloth lettered in black on spine. Faint dust soiling smudge at corner of top page block edge near spine. Light rubbing at corners and top and bottom edges of spine panel with associated crinkling. Two closed tears, the first (3 cm in length) at bottom corner of rear jacket panel and the second (0.75 in length) at lower tip of front jacket fold. Faint crease in jacket near spine on front panel. Aside from these defects a square, straight copy without stains, clipping or previous owner's marks. A very nice copy of a rare book with the classic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Ron Walotsky. Award History: 1985 Philip K. Dick Award Winner; 1985 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card); 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin).

003733

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KITEWORLD: A FANTASY NOVEL, Roberts, Keith
12 KITEWORLD: A FANTASY NOVEL
Roberts, Keith
Arbor House, 1986, 0877957908 / 9780877957904

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Versandi, Jill Bauman
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published in 1985.) Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Uncommon to find copies in fine condition. Award History: 1985 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Helliconia Winter by Brian W. Aldiss); 1986 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin); 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin). Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 4 (1995) 4-359.

004122

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FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED), Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
13 FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED)
Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
Avon Eos, 1999, 0380976307 / 9780380976300

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halperin, Amy
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Faint diagonal jacket crease at top right corner of front jacket panel and tiny bump with associated crinkling to top edge of spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed on the Contents page by each of the following authors: Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress and Greg Bear. Signed on the half-title page by Gregory Benford. Subtitled "Eleven Masters of Science Fiction Return to Their Legendary Worlds." Original anthology, the finest of the year (per Locus Magazines 1999 Recommended Reading List), where some of Science Fiction's greatest writers contribute original stories to their most famous universes: Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman, Ursula Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Nancy Kress and Frederik Pohl. The SF companion volume to Silverberg's "Legends" original anthology by the masters of fantasy. Card, Le Guin and McCaffrey have the distinction (besides Silverberg), of contributing original stories to both the Legends and Far Horizons anthologies. [U]ndeniably the best original SF anthology of the year." - Locus, February, 2000. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Anthologies; Winner of the 2000 Locus Award for Best Collection; ("Orphans of the Helix" by Dan Simmons, collected in Far Horizons, won the Locus Award for Best Novella).
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001913

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