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TOTAL RECALL, Anthony, Piers
1 TOTAL RECALL
Anthony, Piers
Morrow, 1989, 0688052096 / 9780688052096

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Berkey, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Some minor age-related edge wear, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Novelization of the Sci-Fi movie Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, in turn based upon the short story by Philip K. Dick: "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." The film version remained loyal to PKD's compelling vision of corrupt political systems, neurotic rulers and multilayered social and personal paranoia. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 162. Classic starship painting on the dustjacket illustration by John Berkey.

000078

Price: 40.00 USD
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MOJO AND THE PICKLE JAR, Bell, Douglas
2 MOJO AND THE PICKLE JAR
Bell, Douglas
Tor, 1991, 0812508807 / 9780812508802

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First printing, paperback. Fine (unread) copy in fine pictorial wrappers. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy. Award History: 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to The Cipher by Kathe Koja); 1991 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to King of Morning, Queen of Day by Ian McDonald).

002594

Price: 15.00 USD
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BOOKMAN'S WAKE [THE]: A MYSTERY WITH CLIFF JANEWAY, Dunning, John
3 BOOKMAN'S WAKE [THE]: A MYSTERY WITH CLIFF JANEWAY
Dunning, John
Scribner's, 1995, 0684800039 / 9780684800035

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing with "1" present in number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Copies well into 5th printings, of which this is a 1st printing. Very faint moisture stain on interior jacket radiating from the head and heel of spine panel. No bleed-through except at lower right tip of rear flap, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Sequel to Dunning's award-winning mystery Booked To Die, and an excellent bibliophile mystery in itself. Award history: 1996 Edgar Award Nominee (lost to Come to Grief by Dick Francis).

003558

Price: 25.00 USD
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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
4 BEST SF: 1969
Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
Putnam, 1970, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Lehr, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Black boards with title in purple letters on spine and front cover. Heavy jacket crinkling at top edge at spine panel and front tip. Faint dust soiling at top edge of page block. Moderate rubbing (1.5 cm in length) on lower edge of jacket spine panel. Aside from these defects a square, clean copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. Anthology collecting short fiction originally published only in the SF magazines. Contributors include: Anthony Burgess; Brian Aldiss; Frederik Pohl; James Tiptree, Jr.; D. M. Thomas; Dr. Paul Ehrlich; Pg Wyal; Ursula K. Le Guin; Edward Lucie-Smith; John Cotton; J. G. Ballard; Ken W. Purdy; Joseph Wesley; Jon Hartridge; Philip K. Dick; Bruce McAllister; Algis Budrys. Introduction by Harrison and Afterword by Aldiss.

003663

Price: 14.95 USD
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MIDNIGHT ROBBER (SIGNED), Hopkinson, Nalo
5 MIDNIGHT ROBBER (SIGNED)
Hopkinson, Nalo
Warner Aspect, 2000, 0446675601 / 9780446675604

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Dillion, Leo & Diane
First edition, first printing and trade paperback. (No hardcover edition published.) Very fine (unread) trade paperback. Hopkinson won the 1999 Locus Award for Best First Novel for Brown Girl in the Ring (1998). Signed and dated "Apr 28/01" by Hopkinson on the title page. Award History: 2000 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (Lost to Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear); 2000 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by Rowling); 2000 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee for Best Novel (Lost to Only Forward by Michael Marshall Smith); 2001 Sunburst Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Galveston by Sean Stewart).
Signed by Author(s)
001908

Price: 30.00 USD
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COYOTE KINGS OF THE SPACE - AGE BACHELOR PAD [THE], Minister Faust (pseud. Malcolm Azania)
6 COYOTE KINGS OF THE SPACE - AGE BACHELOR PAD [THE]
Minister Faust (pseud. Malcolm Azania)
Ballantine Books, 2004, 0345466357 / 9780345466358

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Wood, Ashley
Trade paperback, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy without jacket as issued. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Number line complete with "1" present. A square, immaculate copy. SF satire and comedy by Canadian writer and social activist Malcolm Azania. Coyote Kings is his first novel. Award History: 2004 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to Life by Gwyneth Jones); 2005 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Confusion by Neal Stephenson).

004233

Price: 15.00 USD
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BECOMING ALIEN, Ore, Rebecca
7 BECOMING ALIEN
Ore, Rebecca
Tor, 1988, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Beekman, Doug
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback as one of Ben Bova's Discoveries series. This BCE hardcover was published six months after the paperback.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Code #13632 at bottom corner of rear jacket. (First published by Tor in paperback, this Science Fiction Book Club edition is the first hardcover edition.) Rebecca Ore's first novel. A single small closed tear (1.0 cm in length) at top right corner of rear panel near spine, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket without clipping. Excellent condition for this title. Award History: 1988 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to War for the Oaks by Emma Bull); 1988 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to Four Hundred Billion Stars by Paul J. McAuley).

003719

Price: 15.00 USD
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DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE, Powers, Tim
8 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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SHIP OF FOOLS, Russo, Richard Paul
9 SHIP OF FOOLS
Russo, Richard Paul
Ace, 2001, 0739416901 / 9780739416907

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Jensen, Bruce
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Code 35724 on rear jacket panel. Statement "Ace edition / January 2001" present on copyright page. (Previously published as a trade paperback original by Ace, this first hardcover edition was later published by Ace as a book club edition.) Very faint jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else a very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. An excellent copy for this critically acclaimed, award-winning and horrifying SF novel about alien contact. Award History: 2001 Philip K. Dick Award Winner; 2001 Notable Book of the Year List, NY Times Book Review, Dec. 2, 2001; 2002 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Passage by Connie Willis).

003716

Price: 25.00 USD
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RECLAMATION, Zettel, Sarah
10 RECLAMATION
Zettel, Sarah
Warner Aspect, 1996, 0446602922 / 9780446602921

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Donato
Book Club edition and first hardcover edition. Code #13599 on rear jacket panel. (Preceded by the mass market paperback.) Fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. The copy is clean and square. The jacket has one closed tear, 1.5cm in length, at the top edge of the rear jacket panel. Zettel's first novel and winner of the Locus Poll Award for Best First Novel. Award History: Co-winner of the 1997 Locus Award for Best First Novel (tied with Whiteout by Sage Walker); 1996 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter).

004600

Price: 12.00 USD
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