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LIVING REAL, Bassett, James C.
1 LIVING REAL
Bassett, James C.
HarperPrism, 1997, 0061057290 / 9780061057298

First Edition, Original Wraps, Fine, No Jacket. Advance Reading Copy/Proof. 
First printing, trade paperpack. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Advance Reading Copy (uncorrected proof) which in the publishing industry precedes the publication of the first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in pink wraps. A first novel. Introduction letter signed by Bassett laid in.

000693

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TITAN, Baxter, Stephen
2 TITAN
Baxter, Stephen
HarperCollins Voyager, 1997, 0002254247 / 9780002254243

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a remainder nor ex-library. Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-87. A declining NASA cobbles together a manned, shoe-string expedition to explore Titan. "Speculative fiction as it may happen." The American space program we all wish it was by the British author of Voyage and The Time Ships. Award History: 1998 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell); 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Rise of Endymion by Simmons).

000616

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BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory and Arthur C. Clarke
3 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.)
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003897

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PARADOX LOST AND TWELVE OTHER GREAT SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, Brown, Fredric and Elizabeth C. Brown
4 PARADOX LOST AND TWELVE OTHER GREAT SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
Brown, Fredric and Elizabeth C. Brown
Random House, 1973, 0394484487 / 9780394484488

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition without the letter "A" on the copyright page. (During this period Random House dropped the "A" to indicate a first printing from the letter sequence. A second printing would drop the "B" letter and so on.) Not a book club, remainder for ex-library copy. Moderate foxing on top and side edge of page block. Bottom edge of jacket shows some light wear. Aside from these defects a straight, square copy. The jacket is clean without tears with the $5.95 price intact. Rare to find a copy intact without previous owner's marks. Posthumous collection of 12 of Brown's stories previously published between 1942 and 1963 in Astounding, Playboy and other magazines. Introduction by Elizabeth C. Brown.

004355

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WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK, Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
5 WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK
Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
Baltimore Worldcon 1998, 1998, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Whelan, Michael
Fine (unread) copy in fine pictorial cover. Full color with b&w drawings. Souvenir book presented at the 54th Annual Science Fiction Convention held at Baltimore, Maryland from August 5 to 9, 1998. Over 100 pages of original short stories, articles and essays by the Guests of Honor including: C. J. Cherryh, Milton A. Rothman, Stanley Schimdt, Michael Whelan, J. Michael Straczynski and Charles Sheffield. Original full color, wrap-around cover art by Michael Whelan.

001077

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL, Cadigan, Pat
6 DERVISH IS DIGITAL
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.

001746

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED), Cadigan, Pat
7 DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED)
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Signed by Cadigan on the title page. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.
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001747

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LOVECRAFT CHRONICLES [THE] (SIGNED), Cannon, Peter
8 LOVECRAFT CHRONICLES [THE] (SIGNED)
Cannon, Peter
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596061340 / 9781596061347

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eckhardt, Jason C.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited Edition, No. 263 of 350 signed and numbered copies. Signed by Cannon on the limitation page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects three previously unpublished memoirs from new sources, contemporaries of Lovecraft, during the critical stage of Lovecraft's emergence as a writer, breaking new biographical ground in Lovecraftian scholarship.
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003813

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URBAN NOIR: COMPLIMENTARY SAMPLER, Chance, Karen, Elizabeth Bear, Kelly McCullough, Kat Richardson, Faith Hunter and Jeanne C. Stein
9 URBAN NOIR: COMPLIMENTARY SAMPLER
Chance, Karen, Elizabeth Bear, Kelly McCullough, Kat Richardson, Faith Hunter and Jeanne C. Stein
Ace, 2006, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First printing, trade paperback. Very fine (unread) copy. Promotional sampler featuring excerpts from novels forthcoming from Ace Books and Roc. The back cover includes images of the book jackets for the forthcoming novels. Featured authors and novels include: Touch the Dark by Karen Chance; Blood and Iron by Elizabeth Bear; Webmage by Kelly McCullough; Grey Walker by Kat Richardson; Bloodring by Faith Hunter and The Becoming by Jeanne C. Stein.

003374

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CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
10 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

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CLOUD'S RIDER (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
11 CLOUD'S RIDER (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Warner, 1996, 0446519103 / 9780446519106

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by Cherryh on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at bottom tips, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Second novel in the Finisterre series.
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003850

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GOBLIN MIRROR (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
12 GOBLIN MIRROR (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1992, 0345372786 / 9780345372789

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cherry, David A.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket.Signed by Cherryh on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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003403

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KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
13 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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2010: ODYSSEY TWO, Clarke, Arthur C.
14 2010: ODYSSEY TWO
Clarke, Arthur C.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1982, 0345303059 / 9780345303059

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US trade edition. (First published in the UK by Granda, later in the US as limited by Phantasia Press.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Typical age-related wear on page block edges, else a fine copy in fine jacket. This copy does not show the usual heavy-handling for books this age. A wonderful, nearly pristine collector's copy. Award History: 1982 SF Chronicle Award (lost to The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe); 1983 Hugo Award Nominee (lsot to Foundation's Edge by Asimov); 1983 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Foundation's Edge by Asimov).

004092

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GHOST FROM THE GRAND BANKS [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
15 GHOST FROM THE GRAND BANKS [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Gollancz, 1990, 0575049065 / 9780575049062

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Stimpson, Tom
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the US edition by Bantam Spectra.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Age-related shelfwear to textblock and jacket edges, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.

002669

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SENTINEL [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
16 SENTINEL [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Berkley Books, 1984, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Woods, Lebbeus
Book Club, first printing and first trade hardcover edition. First printing with code 0O8 on page 206. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Faintly chipped at tips and corners, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without marks, difficult to find in fine condition. Interior b&w illustrations by Lebbeus Woods. First published in paperback by Berkley (1983) and later in a signed hardcover edition (Jan, 1984), this Book Club edition is the first trade hardcover edition (published in March, 1984). Collects 10 of Clarke's early short stories, published between 1946 and 1983 and includes the outline for the novel The Songs of Distant Earth and the title short story, The Sentinel (written in 1948 and first published in 1951). The Sentinel which was expanded later into Clarke's seminal novel, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

004153

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SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
17 SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Ballantine/Del Rey, 1986, 0345332199 / 9780345332196

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint, age-related edge wear with faint sun-faded strip on back jacket at spine panel. Else a clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Near Fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. An idyllic planet inhabited by a small community of humans is visited by huge colony ship carrying one million refugees from Earth. Clarke's first novel after publishing 2010: Odyssey Two.

000481

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TRIGGER [THE], Clarke, Arthur C. and Michael Kube-McDowell
18 TRIGGER [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C. and Michael Kube-McDowell
Voyager HarperCollins, 1999, 0002247119 / 9780002247115

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Gambino, Fred
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the US edition published by Bantam.) Not a remainder nor ex-library. The development rendering bombs and guns virtually harmless ushers a race to control this new technology.

001586

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ILLEARTH WAR: AN EPIC FANTASY [THE], Donaldson, Stephen R.
19 ILLEARTH WAR: AN EPIC FANTASY [THE]
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Wyeth, S. C.
Book Club edition, first printing. This Book Club was published one month after the Holt, Rinehart edition in 1977. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. All the Book Club first printing points are present: gutter code H43 on page 435 with code # 1714 printed on the rear jacket flap. (A different gutter code indicates a later printing, not a first printing.) The single, double-page map on pages vi and vii is credited to Lynne K. Plagge on the bottom right. The synopsis titled "What Has Gone Before" is present at pages xi and xii. Navy boards with orange lettering on spine. Copy is square, clean and without previous owner's marks. Jacket is bright without tears, but has some light wear and crinkling at tips and upper edge of page block. A wonderfully preserved copy of book usually in poor condition from rough handling.

004551

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LORD FOUL'S BANE, Donaldson, Stephen R.
20 LORD FOUL'S BANE
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Nelson Doubleday, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Tate, Janice C.
Book Club Edition, first printing and true first edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. First printing code H21 on page 403, indicates a first printing in May 1977. This first printing by the SFBC preceded the Holt Rinehart Winston trade edition, making it the true first edition and relatively rare. Later printings by the SFBC substituted the original cover by Tate for the S. C. Wyeth cover for the HRW trade edition. First printing with brown boards with blue lettering on spine. The First Chronicle of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever. Map by Lynne K. Plagge. Moderate jacket crinkling at top and bottom of spine panel with heavier crinkling and chipping at upper tips. Spine panel is sunned. Brown boards with blue lettering. Boards are square and page block is clean and bright, unusual to find in book club editions, which usually suffer from heavy handling. Award History: 1978 Gandalf Award Nominee (lost to The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien).

004742

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