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WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK, Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
1 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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LITTLE (GRRL) LOST, De Lint, Charles
2 LITTLE (GRRL) LOST
De Lint, Charles
Viking Press, 2007, 0670061441 / 9780670061440

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fischer, Scott
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket.

004335

Price: 15.00 USD
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WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED), De Lint, Charles
3 WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED)
De Lint, Charles
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596062290 / 9781596062290

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. De Lint, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. A signed, limited edition by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Un-numbered edition signed by De Lint on the special signature page. Subtitled "Collected Early Stories Volume 3: High Fantasy Stories", it collects 17 of the author's early stories originally published in magazines from the 1970s through the 1990s. Introduction by De Lint. Out of print on publication. Subterranean published 52 lettered copies and an unknown number of trade copies signed by the author. Fine, unread copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
Signed by Author(s)
004623

Price: 45.00 USD
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ANGRY CANDY, Ellison, Harlan
4 ANGRY CANDY
Ellison, Harlan
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988, 0395483077 / 9780395483077

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ellison, Harlan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Collects 17 of Ellison's short fiction stories, several are award-winning stories (including "Soft Monkey" and "Palladin of the Lost Hour" that won the 1986 Hugo Award), with an Introduction by Ellison. Faint jacket wear at edges and head of spine panel, with faint age-related wear on page block (normal handling for a book this age). Jacket is complete without tears and $18.95 price intact. A straight, square copy in excellent condition for collectible title such as this one. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Award History: 1988 Bram Stoker Award Nominee (lost to Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories by Charles Beaumont); 1989 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Collection and 1989 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Collection.

004573

Price: 40.00 USD
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COLD MOUNTAIN, Frazier, Charles
5 COLD MOUNTAIN
Frazier, Charles
North Atlantic Press, 1997, 0871136791 / 9780871136794

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First printing points include the misprint present on page 25, line 16 where "man-woman" appears instead of "mad-woman" in the text. John Berendt sticker on front jacket panel. Difficult to find first printings after being reprinted up to forty times. Single, heavy bump at bottom edge of spine panel. Single scuff mark, 1cm in length, on side edge of text block near the top corner with another scuff mark, longer but thinner, at the bottom corner. Text block shows normal age-related darkening. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without tears or previous owner's inscriptions. The author's first book. 18,000 copies in the first print run. Award History: 1997 National Book Award Winner.

004303

Price: 150.00 USD
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CORALINE, Gaiman, Neil
6 CORALINE
Gaiman, Neil
HarperCollins Publishers, 2002, 0380977788 / 9780380977789

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. McKean, Dave
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition stated with "1" present in complete number line. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Fifteen interior B&W illustrations by Dave McKean. Faint jacket crinkling with some faint creases on top edges. One page has been dog-eared, but is pressed flat. The text block is square and shows minimal wear. Aside from these defects this is a near fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. Award History: 2002 British Science Fiction Award Winner - Short Fiction; 2003 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novella; 2002 International Horror Guild Award Nominee (lost to My Work Is Not Yet Done by Thomas Ligotti); 2003 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Young Adult Novel; 2003 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Summerland by Michael Chabon); 2002 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Superior Achievement in a Work for Young Readers; 2003 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Seven Wild Sisters by Charles de Lint); 2003 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novella.

004663

Price: 60.00 USD
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THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED), Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
7 THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED)
Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
Eos, 2004, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Trade paperback, first printing. Very fine (unread) condition. This is a 95 page promotional booklet that features Sneak Preview excerpts from forthcoming books by Eldon Thompson for The Crimson Sword, Lois McMaster Bujold for The Hallowed Hunt and Dan Simmons for Olympos. Signed by Bujold at her excerpt for The Hallowed Hunt. The first appearance for this novel and a fun item for the Bujold collector. The Returning Favorites section features reprints of works by James Alan Gardner, Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman, Richard Fawkes, Mary Stewart, Sheri S. Tepper, Dave Duncan, Sean Russell, Anne McCaffrey, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Marc Scott Zicree, Robert Charles Wilson, Nancy Kress, Victoria Strauss, Mitchell Graham, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, Paul Witcover, Tony Daniel and Raymond E. Feist.
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002840

Price: 15.00 USD
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FIREBIRD, Harness, Charles L.
8 FIREBIRD
Harness, Charles L.
Pocket Books, 1981, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Viskupic, Gary
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. First printing code "L03" on page 181 with code #5575 on rear jacket panel. (Preceded by the paperback published by Pocket one month earlier.) Faint scratches and crinkling on top and bottom edges of jacket. One rather jagged, but closed tear (2 cm in length) on corner of rear jacket panel at heel of spine. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without clipping are previous owner's marks. Classic style full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Gary Viskupic.

003773

Price: 15.00 USD
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SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE], Hartwell, David G. (ed)
9 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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MANY WATERS, L'Engle, Madeleine
10 MANY WATERS
L'Engle, Madeleine
Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1986, 0374347964 / 9780374347963

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Mikolaycak, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. "First Edition, 1986" stated on copyright page. Not a book club, reminder or ex-library. Minor age-related wear to page block edges (normal handling for a book this age). Jacket and boards lightly bumped at upper tips and bottom of spine panel, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Jacket is complete with $12.95 price intact. A rare first printing that is neither price-clipped nor an ex-library copy. A straight, square copy. Full color, wrap-around cover art by Mikolaycak. Includes the "L'Engle Family Tree" of characters in the "Wrinkle in Time" series (uncredited) on the endpapers.

004574

Price: 30.00 USD
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LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT, Macleod, Ken
11 LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT
Macleod, Ken
Orbit, 2005, 1841493430 / 9781841493435

First Edition, Hardcover, Hold, Near Fine. Book. Gibbons, Lee
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The first US edition was published November 1, 2005 by Tor. Award History: 2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Finalist (lost to Market Forces by Richard Morgan); 2006 Shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award (lost to Air by Geoff Ryman); 2006 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Spin by Robert Charles Wilson).

003093

Price: 50.00 USD
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FIREFLOOD AND OTHER STORIES (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
12 FIREFLOOD AND OTHER STORIES (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Houghton Mifflin Co, 1979, 0395284228 / 9780395284223

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Shields, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by McIntyre on the title page. Number "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects eleven of McIntyre's finest stories, and the author's first collection. A clean, straight copy not price-clipped with $10.95 price intact. Excellent copy for a book this age.
Signed by Author(s)
001290

Price: 40.00 USD
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BLACK GATE: ADVENTURES IN FANTASY LITERATURE (VOL. 1 NO. 1, SPRING 2001) (SIGNED), O'Neill, John (ed) with Charles de Lint
13 BLACK GATE: ADVENTURES IN FANTASY LITERATURE (VOL. 1 NO. 1, SPRING 2001) (SIGNED)
O'Neill, John (ed) with Charles de Lint
New Epoch Press, 2001, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Premier Issue, Spring, 2001. Very fine (unread) condition. First printing. Premier issue published in Quarterly magazine in over-sized trade paperback format (7 1/4" width x 10 1/2" height) in glossy wrappers. Signed by de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Featuring editorials, interior art, original fantasy and reprints. Original short stories include "Golden Bell, Seven, and the Marquis of Zeng" by Richard Parks, "Wingless Angels" by Charles de Lint and "Exo-Skeleton Town" by Jeffrey Ford. Includes an excerpt featuring a portion from Michael Moorcock's Elric novel, The Dreamthief's Daughter, and a reprint of "The Dark Muse" by Karl Edward Wagner.
Signed by Author(s)
002468

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TWILIGHT OF THE CITY: A NOVEL OF THE NEAR FUTURE, Platt, Charles
14 TWILIGHT OF THE CITY: A NOVEL OF THE NEAR FUTURE
Platt, Charles
Macmillan Publishing Co., 1977, 0025976206 / 9780025976207

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Silverman, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing and First US edition. (Originally published as "The City Dwellers" in the UK.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Small closed tear (1cm in length) at top edge near spine fold with a small nick at bottom edge of front panel. Page block is clean, square and bright. It's 1997, and America is on the verge of collapse - prescient.

004405

Price: 15.00 USD
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ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED), Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
15 ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED)
Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
Preiss Dell, 1991, 0440503523 / 9780440503521

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Jensen, Bruce
First printing, trade paperback. Minor wear at edges and corners, else fine (unread) softcover copy without tears or defects. Signed by contributing authors Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (and dated "290CT04") and F. Paul Wilson (and inscribed "WHC '006") on the Contents page. Also signed by Charles de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Original anthology with stories on the subject of the Frankenstein monster. Authors: Asimov, Katherine Dunn, Aldiss, Bishop, Vonnegut, Resnick, Wilson, Farmer, Yarbro, Schutz, Somtow, Estleman, Tem, Friesner, Schow, Haber, Reeves-Stevens, Harrington, de Lint, Effinger, and Leonard Wolf.
Signed by Author(s)
000267

Price: 30.00 USD
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GOD ENGINES [THE], Scalzi, John
16 GOD ENGINES [THE]
Scalzi, John
Subterranean Press, 2009, 1596062991 / 9781596062993

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Chong, Vincent
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (A limited edition was published simultaneously by Subterranean). Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This title is already appearing in third printings, however this is a first printsing. "[Scalzi's] writing has never been crisper, and his ideas carry a freshness and energy most other fantasy authors will envy." - Booklist. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Palimpsest by Charles Stross); 2010 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novella (lost to The Women of Nell Gwynne's by Kage Baker).

004246

Price: 25.00 USD
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COMMEMORATIVE PEANUTS STAMP - (FDC) SNOOPY LIMITED FIRST ISSUE POSTAGE STAMP, Schultz, Charles
17 COMMEMORATIVE PEANUTS STAMP - (FDC) SNOOPY LIMITED FIRST ISSUE POSTAGE STAMP
Schultz, Charles
United State Postal Service, 2001, 

First Edition, No Binding, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Mint condition. Commemorative, limited edition stamp with First Day Cover (FDC) depicting Snoopy as the "World War I Flying Ace" wearing his helmet and scarf on top his red doghouse once again fighting the Red Baron. First Day Of Issue was May 17, 2001. First day cancellation by the Post Office using a rubber pictorial hand-cancel stamp also depicting Snoopy with the "First Day of Issue" statement. Each stamp was hand-placed on a crisp, white No. 10 envelope by the postal clerk in Santa Rosa, then cancelled by the Post Office. Only four of these unique hand-stamps were created by the United States Postal Service to commemorate Charles Schultz' creation of the Peanuts. Cancellation using the special hand-stamp was only done at the main post office in Santa Rosa, California (home to the Schultz family and Peanuts' museum), and ceased as of June 15, 2001. (After June 15th, of the four hand-stamps, one went to the Schultz family, one to the Peanuts museum and one to the Smithsonian. The fourth hand-stamp was destroyed.) A unique item for the stamp collector as well as Peanuts fan.

004306

Price: 20.00 USD
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COMMEMORATIVE SNOOPY STAMP - LIMITED ISSUE STAMP & LIMITED ISSUE ENVELOPE, Schultz, Charles
18 COMMEMORATIVE SNOOPY STAMP - LIMITED ISSUE STAMP & LIMITED ISSUE ENVELOPE
Schultz, Charles
United State Postal Service, 2001, 

First Edition, No Binding, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Mint Condition. Limited edition commemorative stamp depicting Snoopy as the "World War I Flying Ace" wearing his helmet and scarf while flying his doghouse in a dogfight against his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron. Each stamp was hand-placed by the postal clerk in Santa Rosa onto a limited edition, No. 10 sized envelope also issued by the Post Office that illustrates Snoopy walking a letter to a mailbox. The stamp was then cancelled by the postal clerk and bears the first day cancellation by the U.S. Post Office using the special rubber pictorial hand-cancel stamp. Day Of Issue was May 17, 2001. The stamp and envelope (size No. 10) are in mint condition and bear the May 17, 2001 cancellation date stamped on the front by the U.S. Postal Service. Only four of the unique hand-stamps were created by the United States Postal Service to commemorate Charles Schultz' creation of the Peanuts. Cancellation using the special hand-stamp was only done at the main post office in Santa Rosa, California (home to the Schultz family and Peanuts' museum), and ceased as of June 15, 2001. (After June 15th, of the four hand-stamps, one went to the Schultz family, one to the Peanuts museum and one to the Smithsonian. The fourth hand-stamp was destroyed.) A unique item for the stamp collector as well as Peanuts fans.

004305

Price: 30.00 USD
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COMMEMORATIVE SNOOPY STAMP - LIMITED ISSUE STAMP WITH PICTORIAL BORDER ENVELOPE, Schultz, Charles
19 COMMEMORATIVE SNOOPY STAMP - LIMITED ISSUE STAMP WITH PICTORIAL BORDER ENVELOPE
Schultz, Charles
United State Postal Service, 2001, 

First Edition, No Binding, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Mint Condition. Limited edition commemorative stamp depicting Snoopy as the "World War I Flying Ace" wearing his helmet and scarf while flying his doghouse while against his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron. Each stamp was hand-placed on a crisp, white No. 10 envelope by the postal clerk in Santa Rosa, then cancelled by the Post Office. In addition to each stamp, the postal clerk placed the pictoral border from the same sheet of 20 stamps which includes the figures of Linus, Lucy and Charlie Brown and placed it onto the top-edge of the envelope creating a truly unique Peanuts item. The stamp was then cancelled using a special pictorial hand-cancel stamp. First Day Of Issue was May 17, 2001. Only four of these unique hand-stamps were created by the United States Postal Service to commemorate Charles Schultz' creation of the Peanuts. Cancellation using the special hand-stamp was only done at the main post office in Santa Rosa, California (home to the Schultz family and Peanuts' museum), and ceased as of June 15, 2001. (After June 15th, of the four hand-stamps, one went to the Schultz family, one to the Peanuts museum and one to the Smithsonian. The fourth hand-stamp was destroyed.) A unique item for the stamp collector as well as Peanuts fan.

003999

Price: 35.00 USD
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COMMEMORATIVE SNOOPY STAMP ON CHARLIE BROWN POSTCARD - LIMITED ISSUE, Schultz, Charles
20 COMMEMORATIVE SNOOPY STAMP ON CHARLIE BROWN POSTCARD - LIMITED ISSUE
Schultz, Charles
United State Postal Service, 2001, 

First Edition, No Binding, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Mint Condition. Black & white postcard commemorating the Snoopy & Charlie Brown bronze sculpture dedicated March 3, 2001 in Railroad Square, Santa Rosa, California. Hand-placed onto the back of the postcard by the postal clerk in Santa Rosa is the limited issue commemorative stamp with Snoopy depicted as the "World War I Flying Ace", then cancelled by the Post Office using the special stamp.The stamp is First Day Of Issue with cancellation (May 17, 2001) by the Postal Service using the rubber pictorial hand-cancel stamp. (Hand-stamp cancellation ceased as of June 15, 2001. After June 15th, of the four hand-stamps, one went to the Schultz family, one to the Peanuts museum and one to the Smithsonian. The fourth hand-stamp was destroyed.) A unique item for the stamp collector and Peanuts fan alike.

002558

Price: 25.00 USD
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