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TRACES, Baxter, Stephen
1 TRACES
Baxter, Stephen
HarperCollins Voyager, 1998, 0002254271 / 9780002254274

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, true first edition and first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Baxter's second short fiction collection (preceded by Vacuum Diagrams). No US edition published. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Collects 22 previously published stories, mostly published in Interzone, showcasing a great cross-section of Baxter's work during the last decade. This collection is a cornucopia of Baxter's ranging interests and themes, including pastiches dedicated to Blish, Campbell, Clarke, and H.G. Wells, among others. Interesting reading and fun stuff for Baxter fans.

000864

Price: 60.00 USD
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THE H.O.G. SYNDROME, Brite, Poppy Z.
2 THE H.O.G. SYNDROME
Brite, Poppy Z.
Subterranean Press, 2007, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Brite, Poppy Z.
Chap book, soft cover first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in laminated wrapper as issued. First publication for a novellette written (and left in its original form without changes), by Brite when she was 12 years old. Published as a companion title to Antediluvian Tales, a signed limited edition partially original collection of Brite's short fiction also published by Subterranean Press in 2007.

003811

Price: 25.00 USD
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ANCIENT MYSTERIES READER [THE], Haining, Peter (ed) and Christopher Scott
3 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

Price: 10.00 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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SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE], Hartwell, David G. (ed)
5 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

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SHADOWMANCER: SPECIAL EDITION, Taylor, G. P.
6 SHADOWMANCER: SPECIAL EDITION
Taylor, G. P.
Faber and Faber, 2003, 0571221998 / 9780571221998

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first edition and first printing. First hardcover edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First Printing of this Special Editon published in October 2003 with a special forward and a previously unpublished final chapter by the author. Originally published in paperback in 2002 by Mount Publishing, Shadowmancer was later published (again in paperback) in the UK in June 2003 by Faber and Faber, but without the final chapter revealing what really happened to Raphah, Thomas and Jacob Crane when they sailed away onboard the Magenta. In October 2003, Faber and Faber published this Special Edition and first hardcover restoring Chapter 26, the final chapter. The first US hardcover edition was published in 2004.

003342

Price: 25.00 USD
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WORMWOOD: SPECIAL EDITION, Taylor, G. P.
7 WORMWOOD: SPECIAL EDITION
Taylor, G. P.
Faber and Faber, 2004, 0571223915 / 9780571223916

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Putnam on September 9, 2004.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This special UK edition includes a Foreward by Taylor, a map of 18th century London and black & white copies of woodcuts from London's 18th century society.

003224

Price: 20.00 USD
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DARK OTHER [THE], Weinbaum, Stanley G.
8 DARK OTHER [THE]
Weinbaum, Stanley G.
Fantasy Publishing Company, 1950, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, Good. Book. Arfstrom, Jon
First edition, first printing. Soft cover bound in pale green wrappers with black lettering. Bound with jacket illustrated by Jon Arfstrom stated on front jacket flap. No printing statement on copyright page. Binding priority is the "C" state per Currey, pg. 510. The book shows some age-darkening along the edges, normal for a book this age, but otherwise is clean, square without stains or previous owner's marks. The jacket is intact except for two large tear-outs: the first is at top head of the spine panel and measures 4 cm across and 2 cm down. The second tear-out is across the bottom edge of the front panel - it measures 9 cm in length by 1.5 cm at it's deepest. The jacket is extremely fragile and has several closed tears, the longest at the crease between the front flap fold and front jacket panel. To see the full extent of the jacket's condition, we've scanned the jacket in sections. First is the front jacket panel, then the front panel, spine and front flap, then the last scan is the the rear panel and back flap.

004277

Price: 35.00 USD
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