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BROTHER TERMITE, Anthony, Patricia
1 BROTHER TERMITE
Anthony, Patricia
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993, 0151144222 / 9780151144228

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Craig Stuart
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Second novel by the author of Cold Allies. Tale of alien mind control in the White House. "Anthony is a fine prose stylist with a knack for creating believable characters in a small space." Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-13. This novel has been sold to a major studio for motion picture treatment.

000401

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COLD ALLIES, Anthony, Patricia
2 COLD ALLIES
Anthony, Patricia
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993, 0151185034 / 9780151185030

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Craig Stuart
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "A" present. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthony's first novel. She's also the author of Brother Termite, Happy Policeman and Flanders. "A fine first novel." Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, II30. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Debuts, pg. 207. Anthony's novel Flanders made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 list. Award History: 1994 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel.

000669

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DROWNED CITIES [THE] (SIGNED), Bacigalupi, Paolo
3 DROWNED CITIES [THE] (SIGNED)
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Little, Brown & Company, 2012, 0316056243 / 9780316056243

First Edition, Hardcover, Hold, Very Fine. Book. Swaab, Neil
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by the author blue ink on the half-title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line.
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004536

Price: 45.00 USD
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COMPANY THEY KEEP [THE], Baker, Kage
4 COMPANY THEY KEEP [THE]
Baker, Kage
Science Fiction Book Club, 2007, 0739485989 / 9780739485989

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jensen, Bruce
Book Club first edition, first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Omnibus collecting The Machine's Child (2006) and The Sons of Heaven (2007), novels seven and eight respectively set in The Company universe.

004196

Price: 10.00 USD
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MACHINE'S CHILD: THE NEW COMPANY NOVEL [THE], Baker, Kage
5 MACHINE'S CHILD: THE NEW COMPANY NOVEL [THE]
Baker, Kage
Tor, 2006, 0765315513 / 9780765315519

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Youll, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint handling-related edge wear, else fine copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy. A Company novel and the second to last in the series prior to Ms. Baker's passing in 2010.

004158

Price: 10.00 USD
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ON COMPANY TIME: THE FIRST TWO COMPANY NOVELS, Baker, Kage
6 ON COMPANY TIME: THE FIRST TWO COMPANY NOVELS
Baker, Kage
Science Fiction Book Club, 1999, 0739401521 / 9780739401521

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Jensen, Bruce
Book Club Edition, first printing and hardcover edition, with "First SFBC Fantasy Printing: February 1999" stated on copyright page with code 36398 on rear jacket panel. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Omnibus edition, collects the first two Company novels together for the first and only time: In the Garden of Iden (1997 in the UK, 1998 in the US) and Sky Coyote (1999). Jacket edges moderately torn and frayed at head and heel of spine panel. Closed tear (1 cm in length) with associated crinkling at top edge near tip. Defects aside. a clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003870

Price: 15.00 USD
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CONQUERING KILMARNIE, Cave, Hugh B.
7 CONQUERING KILMARNIE
Cave, Hugh B.
Macmillan Company, 1989, 0027177815 / 9780027177817

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Van Wright, Cornelius
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Jacket shows some light edgewear, otherwise clean without tears with original $13.95 price intact. Young adult novel by this noted and award-winning horror novelist. Semi-autobiographical tale about two boys living on a Jamaican coffee plantation. One is white, the other black. Peter suffers from the loss of his mother and brother. His father is emotionally absent, torn by grief and loss. Zackie is a fiercely independent island boy. This is a strong, character driven novel about friendship and it's power to heal.

004719

Price: 30.00 USD
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PEREGRINE: PRIMUS, Davidson, Avram
8 PEREGRINE: PRIMUS
Davidson, Avram
Walker and Company, 1971, 0802755461 / 9780802755469

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fong Hor, Lena
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine copy in fine jacket. Clean, square copy without price-clipping, very well preserved. Unusual to find copies this age without the ubiquitous previous owner's marks. "Sterling, classical fantasy in a classical mode." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature *4A-80.

003904

Price: 35.00 USD
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ANGRY CANDY, Ellison, Harlan
9 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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DREAM OF GLASS, Gawron, Jean Mark
10 DREAM OF GLASS
Gawron, Jean Mark
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993, 0151265690 / 9780151265695

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 or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. "Meditative and striking." Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-176. Award History: 1993 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

000018

Price: 10.00 USD
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ANCIENT MYSTERIES READER [THE], Haining, Peter (ed) and Christopher Scott
11 ANCIENT MYSTERIES READER [THE]
Haining, Peter (ed) and Christopher Scott
Doubleday & Company, 1975, 0385098677 / 9780385098670

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Weinberg, Allen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition. Original Doubleday Review slip laid in. Moderate edge wear at head and heel of spine panel and top edge of jacket. Bumping with associated crinkling at tips. Small jacket nick in crease of rear jacket flap. Page block shows age-related wear with two small stains on lower edge. Collects eighteen stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, H. G. Wells, Lafcadio Hearn, Arthur Machen, H. P. Lovecraft, A. Merritt, B. Traven, Robert Bloch, Theodore Sturgeon and Harry Harrison. The stories are organized by theme: Subterranean Worlds, Prehistoric Man, Mythology, Lost Races, Ancient Civilisations, Legendary Continents, Mysterious Monuments, Monsters, and Gods From The Skies.

004461

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WAR MACHINES OF KALINTH [THE]: THE 2ND SAGA OF DIRSHAN, THE GOD-KILLER, Lancour, Gene
12 WAR MACHINES OF KALINTH [THE]: THE 2ND SAGA OF DIRSHAN, THE GOD-KILLER
Lancour, Gene
Doubleday & Company, 1977, 0385126603 / 9780385126601

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Marcesi, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. State first edition. Some light foxing to the page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping and jacket intact. Fine condition for a book this age. The second book in the Dirsham the Godkiller series, preceded by The Lerios Mecca (1973).

004056

Price: 20.00 USD
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A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS, Leiber, Fritz
13 A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS
Leiber, Fritz
Walker & Company, 1969, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gaughan
First edition, first printing. A fine copy in fine dust jacket without tears or marks. (Originally published as a three-part serial in Galaxy magazine in 1968.) Normal age-related wear to side edge of page block. Price ($4.95) intact on front flap with "First Published" present on copyright page. (See L.W. Currey, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors, 1979.) Excellent condition for a book this age. Black and white two panel jacket illustration by Gaughan.

003722

Price: 49.95 USD
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WORLD OUT OF MIND, M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
14 WORLD OUT OF MIND
M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
Doubleday & Company, 1953, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Powers, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light rubbing at board edges and spine corners with moderate jacket crinkling and chipping at head and heel of spine panel. Page block edges, especially the top edge, are age-darkened. The $2.75 price is intact on front jacket flap. A straight, square copy in blue boards with red spine lettering. Pseudonym of J. T. McIntosh. Former owner's name inked out on front free endpaper. The wonderful Golden Age full color, wrap-around jacket by Richard Powers is still bright and intact, without tears or stains.

003777

Price: 50.00 USD
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A PLIOCENE COMPANION: A GUIDE TO THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE, May, Julian
15 A PLIOCENE COMPANION: A GUIDE TO THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE
May, Julian
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984, 0395365163 / 9780395365168

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Fabian, Stephen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Jacket shows a single closed tear at the head of the spine panel with associated jacket creasing and crinkling (1.0 cm in size). Other than this defect a clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A reader's guide to the people, places and events described in the Saga of the Pliocene Exile series.

003373

Price: 34.95 USD
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BREAKING DAWN (LIMITED EDITION), Meyer, Stephanie
16 BREAKING DAWN (LIMITED EDITION)
Meyer, Stephanie
Little, Brown & Company, 2011, 0316134082 / 9780316134088

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Collector's Edition: October 2001" with "1" present in complete number line. First Thus edition. This Collector's Edition was published in 2001 and includes a slipcase and a facsimile of Stephanie Meyer's signature in red ink on the full title page plus a silk placeholder ribbon. The "chess piece" image on the slipcase is duplicated on the front cover of the book. Very fine (unread) condition, published without jacket as issued in slipcase. Corners are sharp without bumps or dents. Page block is clean, bright and square. A wonderful copy of the fourth book in the Twilight Sage series, difficult to find in superior condition.
Signed by Author(s)
004730

Price: 30.00 USD
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BREAKING DAWN (SPECIAL EDITION), Meyer, Stephenie
17 BREAKING DAWN (SPECIAL EDITION)
Meyer, Stephenie
Little, Brown & Company, 2009, 031604461X / 9780316044615

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Young, Kim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Special Edition" with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy. Slight scuffing to the silver "Special Edition" sticker on the front jacket, else fine jacket without tears with price intact. This special edition includes the lovely rendering titled "Edward & Bella" by artist Young Kim on the reverse side of the jacket. Also included is the audio CD (opened) of the Breaking Dawn Concert series performed in August, 2008.

004693

Price: 20.00 USD
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TOWING JEHOVAH (SIGNED), Morrow, James
18 TOWING JEHOVAH (SIGNED)
Morrow, James
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994, 0151909199 / 9780151909193

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ng, Simon
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very minor age-related shelfwear at bottom edge of jacket, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Morrow on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. This is Morrow's second Nebula nomination for Best Novel. Also, Morrow is one of the few authors to transcend genres and be nominated for awards from different categories. Award History: 1995 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Fools by Cadigan); 1995 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Mirror Dance by Bujold); 1995 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Mirror Dance by Bujold); 1994 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Moving Mars by Bear); 1995 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.
Signed by Author(s)
000229

Price: 65.00 USD
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PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED), Osborn, Jr., John Jay
19 PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED)
Osborn, Jr., John Jay
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971, 0395126703 / 9780395126707

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The book is the basis for the 1973 film starring John Houseman. There is an inscription by Osborn that is partially legible. (The last name is illegible, possibly a presentation copy to a friend or associate of the author.) Signed by Osborn and inscribed "To Simon R_______ / _______ / Affectionate Regards" on the front free endpaper. Red endpapers, salmon colored top stain with code "0871" present on front jacket flap indicating an August, 1971 printing. This copy is clean, without previous owners' marks or plates. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and original $4.95 price intact. Two small, closed tears (1 cm in length) at top edge of front jacket panel. Copy is clean, square without previous owner's marks. An almost pristine copy of a seminal work that helped define a generation of lawyers.
Signed by Author(s)
004820

Price: 600.00 USD
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KILLING OF MONDAY BROWN [THE], Prowell, Sandra West
20 KILLING OF MONDAY BROWN [THE]
Prowell, Sandra West
Walker & Company, 1994, 0802731848 / 9780802731845

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Remainder. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club or ex-library copy. Except for an unfortunate remainder dot on bottom edge of page block, an unread copy in very fine jacket. A great reading copy of an excellent mystery novel. Prowell's second book and the second Phoebe Siegel mystery.

003776

Price: 10.00 USD
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