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GLIMMERING: A NOVEL OF THE COMING MILLENNIUM [THE], Hand, Elizabeth
1 GLIMMERING: A NOVEL OF THE COMING MILLENNIUM [THE]
Hand, Elizabeth
HarperPrism, 1997, 0061008052 / 9780061008054

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Two pin-sized specks on top edge of page block, else fine copy in very fine jacket. A square, straight copy without price-clipping. Copies without remainder marks in pristine condition are scarce. Award History: 1998 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell); 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons).

003611

Price: 24.95 USD
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SILVER HAND: SONG OF ALBION BOOK 2, Lawhead, Stephen R.
2 SILVER HAND: SONG OF ALBION BOOK 2
Lawhead, Stephen R.
Lion Books, 1992, 0745922309 / 9780745922300

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Matthews, Rodney
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

004413

Price: 15.00 USD
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FOUR WAYS TO FORGIVENESS, Le Guin, Ursula
3 FOUR WAYS TO FORGIVENESS
Le Guin, Ursula
Gollancz, 1996, 0575063017 / 9780575063013

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Crisp, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the HarperPrism US edition published in 1995.) First Published in Great Britain stated on copyright page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Thematic collection of four linked novellas set in the Hainish universe of Left Hand of Darkness. Award History: 1995 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 3 Dec. 1995; 1996 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Collection; 1996 Prometheus Award Nominee (lost to The Star Fraction by Ken MacLeod).

003886

Price: 25.00 USD
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GRIPPING HAND [THE], Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
4 GRIPPING HAND [THE]
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 1993, 0671795732 / 9780671795733

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Macleod, Lee
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor age-related wear along page block edges, else fine copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to the classic 1975 Hugo Nominee "The Mote In God's Eye." This sequel picks up a generation after the events chronicled in "Mote." Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder, 4-320.

003332

Price: 15.00 USD
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GRIPPING HAND [THE] (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
5 GRIPPING HAND [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 1993, 0671795732 / 9780671795733

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Macleod, Lee
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by both co-authors Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven on the title page. Minor age-related wear at textblock edges with some minor jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of the spine panel, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to the classic 1975 Hugo Nominee "The Mote In God's Eye." This sequel picks up a generation after the events chronicled in "Mote." Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder, 4-320.
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003247

Price: 100.00 USD
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COMMEMORATIVE PEANUTS STAMP - (FDC) SNOOPY LIMITED FIRST ISSUE POSTAGE STAMP, Schultz, Charles
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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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ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED), Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams
10 ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED)
Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams
Altair Publishing, 1998, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Bleckly, Rob
First printing, trade paperback. Some minor creasing near spine, else fine (unread) copy. Presentation copy of SF magazine in trade paperback format. Limited edition copy signed by the senior editor Robert Stephenson and hand-numbered 735 of 1000 copies. Also signed by contributors Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams, the former on the Contents page and the latter with the inscription "To Sean/Sean Williams" at his article contribution "No Axis, No Boundary." First issue of a new SF/Fantasy semi-annual magazine subtitled: "Alternative airings of speculative fiction." All original fiction, articles and non-fiction. Contributing authors include: Joe Haldeman, Robert J. Sawyer, David Bischoff, Charles de Lint, Sean Williams and Simon Brown.
Signed by Author(s)
002821

Price: 30.00 USD
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ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED), Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint and Sean Williams
11 ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED)
Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint and Sean Williams
Altair Publishing, 1998, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Bleckly, Rob
First printing, trade paperback. Faint creasing near spine, faint rubbing mark at top right tip and faint tape residue (left by a removed price sticker), on lower corner of back panel, else near fine (unread) copy. SF magazine in trade paperback format. Limited edition signed by Robert Stephenson, the senior editor, and hand-numbered 769/1000. Also signed by contributors Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint (and dated "'04") and Sean Williams (inscribed "To Sean/Sean Williams." First issue of a new SF/Fantasy semi-annual magazine subtitled: "Alternative airings of speculative fiction." All original fiction and non-fiction. Contributing authors include: Joe Haldeman, Robert J. Sawyer, David Bischoff, Charles de Lint, Sean Williams and Simon Brown.
Signed by Author(s)
000893

Price: 30.00 USD
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POE'S CHILDREN: A NEW HORROR ANTHOLOGY (SIGNED), Straub, Peter (ed) and Joe Hill
12 POE'S CHILDREN: A NEW HORROR ANTHOLOGY (SIGNED)
Straub, Peter (ed) and Joe Hill
Doubleday, 2008, 0385522835 / 9780385522830

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cohen, Rebecca
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by editor Peter Straub on the title page and by contributor Joe Hill (with a doodle of a ghost) at his story "20th Century Ghosts". Original anthology, edited by Peter Straub, featuring 24 horror stories. Light, handling related wear to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. Contributing authors include: Dan Choan, Elizabeth Hand, Melanie Tem, Steve Rasnic Tem, M. John Harrison, Ramsey Campbell, Brian Evenson, Kelly Link, Jonathan Carroll, M. Rickert, Thomas Tessier, David J. Schow, Glen Hirshberg, Thomas Ligotti, Benjamin Percy, Bradford Morrow, Peter Straub, Stephen King, Joe Hill, Ellen Klages, Tia V. Travis, Graham Joyce, Neil Gaiman, John Crowley and Rosalind Palermo Stevenson.
Signed by Author(s)
004755

Price: 35.00 USD
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A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY, Vinge, Vernor
13 A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY
Vinge, Vernor
Tor, 1999, 0312856830 / 9780312856830

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the $27.95 price intact. The excellent sequel (but prequel to the events in) the 1993 Hugo Co-winner and 1992 Nebula Nominated novel A Fire Upon the Deep. The second book in Vinge's Zones of Thought series. Both books are the best alien-contact novels since Ursula Le Guin's Left Hand of Darkness or Larry Niven's The Mote in God's Eye. Award History: 1999 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler); 2000 Prometheus Award Winner for Best Libertarian SF Novel; 1999 HOMer Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Veiled Web by Asaro); 2000 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Cryptonomicon by Stephenson); 2000 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Indigo by Graham Joyce); 2000 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner; 2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Distraction by Sterling). Magnificent jacket art by Bob Eggleton.

004476

Price: 35.00 USD
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A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY (SIGNED), Vinge, Vernor and Bob Eggleton
14 A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY (SIGNED)
Vinge, Vernor and Bob Eggleton
Tor, 1999, 0312856830 / 9780312856830

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by author Vernor Vinge and also the jacket artist Bob Eggleton only on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very light jacket crinkling at bottom edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is square, the pages are bright and the jacket is not price-clipped. The excellent sequel (but prequel to the events in) the 1993 Hugo Co-winner and 1992 Nebula Nominated novel A Fire Upon the Deep. The second book in Vinge's Zones of Thought series. Both books are the best alien-contact novels since Ursula Le Guin's Left Hand of Darkness or Larry Niven's The Mote in God's Eye. Award History: 1999 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler); 2000 Prometheus Award Winner for Best Libertarian SF Novel; 1999 HOMer Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Veiled Web by Asaro); 2000 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Cryptonomicon by Stephenson); 2000 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Indigo by Graham Joyce); 2000 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner; 2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Distraction by Sterling). Magnificent jacket art by Bob Eggleton.
Signed by Author(s)
003397

Price: 125.00 USD
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OLD SOLDIERS (SIGNED), Weber, David
15 OLD SOLDIERS (SIGNED)
Weber, David
Baen, 2005, 1416508988 / 9781416508984

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Mattingly, David
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Weber on the title page. (Weber signatures are becoming more scarce to due limits caused by orthopedic surgery on his hand following a serious injury.) Faint jacket crinkling at head and heal of spine panel with age-related tanning to page block edges (normal for books printed with acid-based pages), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Sixth book in the Bolo series.
Signed by Author(s)
004231

Price: 35.00 USD
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WE FEW (SIGNED), Weber, David and John Ringo
16 WE FEW (SIGNED)
Weber, David and John Ringo
Baen, 2005, 074349881X / 9780743498814

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Miller, Kurt
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Weber on the title page. (Weber signatures are becoming more scarce to due limits caused by orthopedic surgery on his hand following a serious injury.) Faint jacket crinkling at head and heal of spine panel with age-related tanning to page block edges (normal for books printed with acid-based pages), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. The fourth book in the Empire of Man series, preceded by March to the Stars (2003).
Signed by Author(s)
004232

Price: 35.00 USD
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