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BONES OF ZORA [THE], De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
1 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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ANGRY CANDY, Ellison, Harlan
2 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
3 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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TEMPORAL VOID [THE]: PART TWO OF THE VOID TRILOGY, Hamilton, Peter F.
4 TEMPORAL VOID [THE]: PART TWO OF THE VOID TRILOGY
Hamilton, Peter F.
Macmillan UK, 2008, 1405088834 / 9781405088831

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate bumping and jacket crinkling at head of spine panel with very small tear at bottom tip of front panel, else fine copy in fine jacket. Appears to have been read once, still a collectible copy with jacket intact. A straight, square copy. Second volume in The Void Trilogy, preceded by The Dreaming Void (2007). Another outstanding full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Jim Burns.

004144

Price: 30.00 USD
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BATTLEFIELD EARTH: A SAGA OF THE YEAR 3000, Hubbard, L. Ron
5 BATTLEFIELD EARTH: A SAGA OF THE YEAR 3000
Hubbard, L. Ron
St Martins Press, 1982, 0312069782 / 9780312069780

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Stinson, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in full number line. Other than some faint bumping at tips and jacket crinkling caused by shelving (most noticeably at the upper front tip), a nearly perfect copy that appears in unread condition. Well preserved by the previous owner and extremely rare copies in fine condition. A fine copy in fine jacket and very collectible in this condition. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Iconic jacket illustration by Paul Stinson.

004055

Price: 100.00 USD
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CITY [THE]: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Koontz, Dean
6 CITY [THE]: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Koontz, Dean
Bantam Books, 2014, 0345545931 / 9780345545930

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Biel, Scott
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Koontz on a special, tipped-in page. Very fine (new and unread) copy in very fine jacket. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this is a Publisher's signed edition, signed prior to publication by Koontz. A very nice collectible copy. A coming of age story with magical elements centered on a young, gifted musician.
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004824

Price: 40.00 USD
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SOLE SURVIVOR (SIGNED), Koontz, Dean R.
7 SOLE SURVIVOR (SIGNED)
Koontz, Dean R.
Knopf, 1997, 0679425268 / 9780679425267

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (US was published Feb. 1997 after the UK hardcover by Headline.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Koontz on a special tipped-in sheet. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this copy of signed prior to publication by Koontz. A very nice collectible copy. A reporter investigates the fatal plane disaster where a survivor walks away, contrary to the official story that there were no crash survivors.
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003443

Price: 100.00 USD
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SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Koontz, Dean R.
8 SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Koontz, Dean R.
Knopf, 1997, 0679425268 / 9780679425267

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The US edition was published Feb. 1997 after the UK hardcover by Headline.) Faint age-related wear to page block edges with light foxing at top edge, else a near fine copy in fine, unclipped jacket. The page block is straight and square. The jacket is clean without tears and price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed and inscribed "To Jan / Survive and Thrive" and dated "3/15/97" by Koontz on the half-title page. The March date places this copy one month after it's official publication date in February, 1997. A very nice collectible copy. A reporter investigates the fatal plane disaster where a survivor walks away, contrary to the official story that there were no crash survivors.
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004803

Price: 50.00 USD
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SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Koontz, Dean R.
9 SOLE SURVIVOR: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Koontz, Dean R.
Knopf, 1997, 0679425268 / 9780679425267

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The US edition was published Feb. 1997 after the UK hardcover by Headline.) Faint handling-related wear to jacket and page block edges (read once and gently), else a fine copy in fine jacket. The page block is straight and square. The jacket is clean without tears and price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Koontz on a special tipped-in sheet. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this copy of signed prior to publication by Koontz. A very nice collectible copy. A reporter investigates the fatal plane disaster where a survivor walks away, contrary to the official story that there were no crash survivors.
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004739

Price: 25.00 USD
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OMEGA, McDevitt, Jack
10 OMEGA
McDevitt, Jack
Ace, 2003, 0441010466 / 9780441010462

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels. Very collectible copy.

003969

Price: 30.00 USD
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CUSP (SIGNED), Metzger, Robert A.
11 CUSP (SIGNED)
Metzger, Robert A.
Ace Books, 2005, 0441012418 / 9780441012411

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Metzger on the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Metzger was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2003 for Picoverse.
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004578

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PYRAMIDS, Pratchett, Terry
12 PYRAMIDS
Pratchett, Terry
Roc, 1991, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Anderson, Doug
Book Club Edition, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Gollancz in 1989.) The 7th Discworld novel. All first US hardcover editions were published as book club editions until HarperCollins took over publishing with Small Gods, the 12th novel. All first printing points present: printing code #18037 on rear panel and black boards with gold lettering on spine and the NAL imprint on spine; "Jacket art by Doug Andersen" printed on rear flap, cover is also shows the artist's signature. The page block shows some moderate scuffing on the bottom edge, else a straight, square copy. Jacket has a triangular closed tear (4cm x 2cm) at bottom edge of rear jacket near the spine. Some very light chipping at tips, else jacket is clean and intact and without the usual clipping. Unusual to find these older Pratchett book club in collectible condition as they are usually "loved" to pieces by fans of the series.

004931

Price: 25.00 USD
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CLOSE TO HOME: AN INSPECTOR BANKS' MYSTERY (SIGNED), Robinson, Peter
13 CLOSE TO HOME: AN INSPECTOR BANKS' MYSTERY (SIGNED)
Robinson, Peter
William Morrow & Co, 2003, 0060198788 / 9780060198787

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.Signed by Robinson on tipped-in signature page specially printed by the publisher. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this copy of signed prior to publication by Robinson. A very nice collectible copy. An Inspector Bank's mystery.
Signed by Author(s)
003003

Price: 25.00 USD
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ILIUM, Simmons, Dan
14 ILIUM
Simmons, Dan
Eos, 2003, 0380978938 / 9780380978939

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (The UK edition was published later by Gollancz in August, 2003.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light bumping with associated jacket crinkling at upper tips. Aside from these defects a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket for this collectible book. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Gary Ruddell. Award History: 2004 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 2004 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Bujold); Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels; Amazon's Top Ten Books of 2003 - Science Fiction & Fantasy; Amazon's Top 50 Books of 2003; Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2003 - Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror; Publisher's Weekly The Year in Books 2003: SF/Fantasy/Horror.

003458

Price: 20.00 USD
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MARTIAN [THE] (SIGNED & DATED), Weir, Andy
15 MARTIAN [THE] (SIGNED & DATED)
Weir, Andy
Crown Publishers, 2014, 0804139024 / 9780804139021

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. White, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. (Hardcover editions are in their 17th printings and counting, of which this is a first printing.) Signed by Weir in silver ink and inscribed "4/12/14 San Francisco" on the title page. Business card for The Emerald Table also enclosed. The April 12 date is two months after it's official publication date, making this a very collectible copy. Signature only by Weir at The Emerald Table, a literature salon in North Beach, San Francisco. The Martian spent 26 weeks on various Bestseller Lists, including the NY Times. Small dent (caused by shelving) with associated crinkling at lower spine panel corner, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy in near pristine condition. Weir studied orbital mechanics, astronomy, and the history of manned spaceflight to make the book as realistic as possible. Originally self-published on his own website in 2011 after being re-buffed by publishers, popular demand motived Weir to publish a Kindle version which recorded 35,000 downloads in a three month period. This drew the attention of Crown, who purchased the rights and re-published it in print in 2014. The novel has been optioned for The film version starring Matt Damon (originally cast for actor Aaron Paul from Breaking Bad) as marooned Martian astronaut Mark Whatney. "An excellent first novel.Weir laces the technical details with enough keen wit to satisfy hard science fiction fan and general reader alike [and] keeps the story escalating to a riveting conclusion."- Publisher's Weekly (starred review).
Signed by Author(s)
004610

Price: 375.00 USD
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GOLIATH (SIGNED), Westerfeld, Scott
16 GOLIATH (SIGNED)
Westerfeld, Scott
Simon Pulse, 2011, 1416971777 / 9781416971771

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Yuen, Sammy Jr.
Hardcover first edition, first printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. All first printing points present. Signed by Westerfield and inscribed "To Melissa / 9.29.2011" on the title page, the same month and year as publication, making this a very collectible copy. Light, handling-related wear on jacket edges, with bumping prominent at upper and lower edge of spine panel. Light wear on text block edges, again handling-related. Award History: 2009 Aurealis Winner for Young Adult Novel; 2010 Locus Award Winner for Young Adult Novel; 2010 Andre Norton Award Nominee; 2010 Ditmar Award Nominee for Best Novel.
Signed by Author(s)
004885

Price: 45.00 USD
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