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ASSEMBLERS OF INFINITY, Anderson, Kevin J. and Doug Beason
1 ASSEMBLERS OF INFINITY
Anderson, Kevin J. and Doug Beason
Bantam Spectra, 1993, 0553299212 / 9780553299212

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Lee, Pamela
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Originally published in 1992 as a serial in Analog magazine. Subsequently published as a paperback. This is the first hardcover edition.) Page block shows light, handling related edge wear. Light jacket chipping at upper tips and crinkling at lower edge of spine panel, else the jacket is bright and intact. No inscriptions or previous owner's marks. A near fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: 1994 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson); 1994 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson).

004549

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GRUMPY OLD MONSTERS: ISSUE 1 (SIGNED), Anderson, Kevin J. and Rebecca Moesta
2 GRUMPY OLD MONSTERS: ISSUE 1 (SIGNED)
Anderson, Kevin J. and Rebecca Moesta
IDW Publishing, 2003, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Mendoza, Guillermo and Paco Cavero
Graphic novel and first printing. Issue No. 1 published in November 2003 and precedes the trade papeback published in 2004 under the same title. Very fine (unread) copy. Signed by both authors, Kevin Anderson and Rebecca Moesta in blue ink on the front cover.
Signed by Author(s)
003346

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MOTHER OF STORMS, Barnes, John
3 MOTHER OF STORMS
Barnes, John
Tor, 1994, 0312855605 / 9780312855604

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Out-of-print on publication. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Near-future disaster novel, it's Twister" on a planetary scale. This novel, along with Bruce Sterling's Heavy Weather, was the precursor to the disaster theme of the '90's, i.e. Mother Nature strikes back. Strong character driven novel with adult themes and relationships. "Barnes allows the better aspects of human character, our humanity, to overcome both the overwhelming blandness of our consumer culture, simultaneous with the revelation that the same consumer culture is nothing but a house of cards against the fury of Mother Nature". Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works, pg. 207. This is Barnes' third novel to be nominated for the Nebula award. Award History: 1995 Hugo Nominee; (lost to Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold); 1995 Nebula Nominee (lost to The Terminal Experiment by Robert J. Sawyer).

000086

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KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED), Brin, David
4 KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Tor, 2002, 0765303558 / 9780765303554

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Brin on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint wear to edges and tips, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2003 Hugo Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer).
Signed by Author(s)
003815

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WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK, Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
5 WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK
Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
Baltimore Worldcon 1998, 1998, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Whelan, Michael
Fine (unread) copy in fine pictorial cover. Full color with b&w drawings. Souvenir book presented at the 54th Annual Science Fiction Convention held at Baltimore, Maryland from August 5 to 9, 1998. Over 100 pages of original short stories, articles and essays by the Guests of Honor including: C. J. Cherryh, Milton A. Rothman, Stanley Schimdt, Michael Whelan, J. Michael Straczynski and Charles Sheffield. Original full color, wrap-around cover art by Michael Whelan.

001077

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CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
6 CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Daw, 1985, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael
Book Club edition and first printing Code P08 on page 181 with code 3885 on rear jacket panel. First Thus edition. (Previously published in limited and limited trade editions by specialty publisher Phantasia Press in 1984, this is the first hardcover for the commercial market.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Several small closed tears and nicks at top edge of jacket panel. One vertical jacket dent (1.0 cm in length) on rear panel near spine. Page block shows some minor age-related wear, but overall a clean, square copy without clipping. Set in Cherryh's Union-Alliance universe and sequel to The Pride of Chanur. Interior map by David Cherry. Award History: 1985 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Integral Trees by Larry Niven).
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003452

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CLOUD'S RIDER (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
7 CLOUD'S RIDER (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Warner, 1996, 0446519103 / 9780446519106

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by Cherryh on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at bottom tips, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Second novel in the Finisterre series.
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003850

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GOBLIN MIRROR (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
8 GOBLIN MIRROR (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1992, 0345372786 / 9780345372789

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cherry, David A.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket.Signed by Cherryh on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
Signed by Author(s)
003403

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KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
9 KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Daw, 1986, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Cherry, David A.
Book Club edition. First printing code "Q10" on page 252 and code 01175 at bottom corner of rear jacket panel. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Cherryh on the title page Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Moderate foxing on upper page block, else square and straight copy without the usual clipping or previous owner's marks. Jacket has two faint tape ghosts on rear panel, else is clean without tears or stains. Unusually good condition for a book club this age. Previously published in limited and trade editions in 1985 by specialty publisher Phantasia Press. Third novel in Cherryh's excellent and under-recognized Chanur series. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-105. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin).
Signed by Author(s)
004014

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A WHISPER OF BLOOD: 18 STORIES OF VAMPIRISM, Datlow, Ellen (ed)
10 A WHISPER OF BLOOD: 18 STORIES OF VAMPIRISM
Datlow, Ellen (ed)
Morrow, 1991, 0688103618 / 9780688103613

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Canty, Thomas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Small, closed jacket tear (1 cm in length) at front jacket fold, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sophisticated original anthology edited by Ellen Datlow featuring adult-themed vampire stories. Fun stuff. Contributing authors include: Suzy McKee Charnas; Karl Edward Wagner; Robert Silverberg; Kathe Koje; Elizabeth Massie; Barry N. Malzberg; Rick Wilber; Jonathan Carroll; Thomas Ligotti; Melissa Mia Hall; David J. Schow; Jack Womack; Melinda M. Snodgrass; Thomas Tessier; Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; K. W. Jeter; Pat Cadigan; Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth.

003779

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DEADHOUSE GATES: BOOK TWO OF THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN, Erikson, Steven
11 DEADHOUSE GATES: BOOK TWO OF THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN
Erikson, Steven
Tor Books, 2005, 0765310023 / 9780765310026

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Drummond, J. K.
Trade paperback, first printing. Stated First Edition "February, 2005" with "1" present in complete number line. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) for the first US hardcover edition published in 2005 by Tor, which was also the first hardcover. (Originally published in trade paperback by Bantam Press UK in 2000.) The author's name appears as "Steven Eriks" instead of "Steven Erikson" on the spine panel. A set of three parallel smudge streaks on the top edge of the page block. Not the result of handling. Page block is square, bright and the tips are sharp. An unread copy.

004548

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CITY UNDER THE MOUNTAIN (SIGNED), Ferrari, Mark J.
12 CITY UNDER THE MOUNTAIN (SIGNED)
Ferrari, Mark J.
Ferrari, Mark J., 1999, 

First Edition, Unbound, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Original art by Mark J. Ferrari. Signed in silver-colored ink and number 48 of 250 signed/numbered photoprints.
Signed by Author(s)
001352

Price: 44.95 USD
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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
13 SARAH CANARY (SIGNED)
Fowler, Karen Joy
Henry Holt, 1991, 0805017534 / 9780805017533

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Jaramillo, Raquel
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Fowler on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A straight, square copy and bright, intact dust jacket. An excellent copy. "[B]rilliantly conceived, beautifully written book." Anatomy 4, *4-173. "[M]ay be the finest First Contact novel yet written." Clute & Nicholls, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, pg. 443. Award History: 1992 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Doomsday Book by Willis); 1991 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 1 Dec. 1991; 1991 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee for Gender-bending SF (lost to co-winners A Woman of the Iron People by Arnason and White Queen by Gwyneth Jones); 1993 Arthur C. Clarke Honorable Mention.
Signed by Author(s)
000169

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MIRROR TO THE SKY, Geston, Mark
14 MIRROR TO THE SKY
Geston, Mark
Morrow, 1992, 0688111386 / 9780688111380

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Potter, J.K.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight wear and rubbing at edges, with 0.5cm tear-out at bottom corner of rear dustjacket panel, else fine in near fine dustjacket. A fine copy to marry to jacket in superior condition. "The people of Earth call them 'gods' - handsome secretive beings who came from the stars to live among humankind...". By the same author of the classic, Lords of the Starship. Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-180.

000927

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BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY, Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
15 BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY
Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
White Wolf Publishing, 1997, 1565048369 / 9781565048362

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award-breaking original anthology featuring gay-themed stories in a fantasy setting. (Two anthology sequels followed, one for SF and one for Horror.) These stories feature gay and straight characters. Contributing authors include: Carolyn Ives Gilman, Mark Shepherd, Mark McLaughlin, Holly Wade Matter, Mark W. Tiedemann, Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman, Charlee Jacob, K. L. Berac, L. S. Silverthorne [as by Lisa S. Silverthorne ], James A. Moore, Leslie What, B. J. Thrower, Dominick Cancilla, Simon Sheppard, M. W. Keiper, Jeff Verona, Robin Wayne , Kim Antieau, Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Don Bassingthwaite, Tanya Huff and Richard Bowes. Award History: 1997 Lambda Award Winner; 1998 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology.

004759

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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
16 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

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SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE], Hartwell, David G. (ed)
17 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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DUNE: HOUSE HARKONNEN, Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
18 DUNE: HOUSE HARKONNEN
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
Bantam, 2000, 0553110721 / 9780553110722

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton as Prelude to Dune: House Harkonnen with the fine jacket illustration by Gerry Grace.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Second volume in the bestselling prequel series. Preceded by Dune: House Atreides.

003830

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DUNE: HOUSE HARKONNEN (SIGNED), Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
19 DUNE: HOUSE HARKONNEN (SIGNED)
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
Bantam, 2000, 0553110721 / 9780553110722

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton as Prelude to Dune: House Harkonnen with the fine jacket illustration by Gerry Grace.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed both by Herbert and Anderson on the title page. Second volume in the bestselling prequel series. Preceded by Dune: House Atreides.
Signed by Author(s)
002695

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DUNE: THE BATTLE OF CORRIN (SIGNED), Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
20 DUNE: THE BATTLE OF CORRIN (SIGNED)
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
Tor, 2004, 0765301598 / 9780765301598

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by authors Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very light jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of jacket caused by bumping, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Hardcover US, and true first edition. (Precedes the UK edition published by Hodder & Stoughton in September, 2004. However, the UK edition features a spectacular jacket illustration.) Award History: Barnes & Noble's Top Ten Novels of 2004. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Stephen Youll.
Signed by Author(s)
003226

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