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LIVING REAL, Bassett, James C.
1 LIVING REAL
Bassett, James C.
HarperPrism, 1997, 0061057290 / 9780061057298

First Edition, Original Wraps, Fine, No Jacket. Advance Reading Copy/Proof. 
First printing, trade paperpack. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Advance Reading Copy (uncorrected proof) which in the publishing industry precedes the publication of the first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in pink wraps. A first novel. Introduction letter signed by Bassett laid in.

000693

Price: 10.00 USD
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PAPER GRAIL [THE], Blaylock, James P.
2 PAPER GRAIL [THE]
Blaylock, James P.
Ace Books, 1991, 0441651267 / 9780441651269

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Yi, Kang
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint traces of age wear with tonning to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Excellent condition for a book this age. Award History: 1992 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Boy's Life by McCammon); 1993 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Briar Rose by Jane Yolen).

004019

Price: 20.00 USD
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THIRTY-FIRST OF FEBRUARY: 13 FLIGHTS OF FANTASY [THE], Bond, Nelson
3 THIRTY-FIRST OF FEBRUARY: 13 FLIGHTS OF FANTASY [THE]
Bond, Nelson
Gnome Press, 1949, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Gibson, James
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight spine lean with faint rubbing to board bindings at head and tail of spine panel and corners, and age-darkening to text block. Tiny chips and closed tears at corners, head and tail of spine panel, and one closed 1.5cm tear at top edge of front panel. Small, white spot on front of jacket caused by spill. By the same author of "Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies and Other Fantastic Tales". Barron (ed) Fantasy Literature, 3-42. Award History: Nelson S. Bond won the the 2005 SESFA Award for Lifetime Achievement.

000391

Price: 80.00 USD
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IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD, Burke, James Lee
4 IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD
Burke, James Lee
Hyperion, 1993, 1562828827 / 9781562828820

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Tauss, Marc
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Bundled with its original limited edition paperback novella "The Lost Get-Back Boogie". This novella (also in very fine condition) was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. (This paperback follows the hardcover published by Louisiana State University Press in 1986 and is an expansion of the story which originally appeared in 1978 published as "Discharge Day".) A Dave Robicheaux mystery. Electric Mist is Burke's first mystery novel with fantasy overtones. Both are excellent examples of this Edgar award-winning author's talent. Burke won the Edgar Award in 1990 for the novel Black Cherry Blues.

002288

Price: 44.95 USD
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CYBER WAY, Foster, Alan Dean
5 CYBER WAY
Foster, Alan Dean
Ace, 1990, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Gurney, James
Book Club and first hardcover edition. (Published in paperback by Ace in 1990 which also did a hardcover in 1990, but not confirmed.) Code #17234 on rear jacket panel. Moderate foxing and soiling at top edge of page block with some scuffing along the jacket edges. Slight bumping at tips, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without clipping. Not a remainder or ex-library copy.

003529

Price: 10.00 USD
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RUNE, Fowler, Christopher
6 RUNE
Fowler, Christopher
Ballantine Books, 1990, 0345364732 / 9780345364739

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, James R.
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the Century UK edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The author's second novel.

004420

Price: 25.00 USD
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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
7 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

Price: 40.00 USD
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LICENSE RENEWED, Gardner, John
8 LICENSE RENEWED
Gardner, John
Richard Marek Publishers, 1981, 0399901183 / 9780399901188

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Poor. Book. Tingey, Janet
Hardcover first edition and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by Glidrose Publications.) Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. James Bond novel. Edgewear and foxing at side and edges of textblock. The jacket has the price intact, but a jagged 4" closed tear (previously "repaired" with tape) on the back panel from top edge and rubbing at top and bottom corners of rear jacket panel with associated creasing. Aside from these defects the copy itself is straight and square, again only showing age and handling related wear. A good reading copy or a first edition to marry to a jacket in superior condition.

003139

Price: 6.00 USD
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THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED), Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
9 THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED)
Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
Eos, 2004, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Trade paperback, first printing. Very fine (unread) condition. This is a 95 page promotional booklet that features Sneak Preview excerpts from forthcoming books by Eldon Thompson for The Crimson Sword, Lois McMaster Bujold for The Hallowed Hunt and Dan Simmons for Olympos. Signed by Bujold at her excerpt for The Hallowed Hunt. The first appearance for this novel and a fun item for the Bujold collector. The Returning Favorites section features reprints of works by James Alan Gardner, Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman, Richard Fawkes, Mary Stewart, Sheri S. Tepper, Dave Duncan, Sean Russell, Anne McCaffrey, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Marc Scott Zicree, Robert Charles Wilson, Nancy Kress, Victoria Strauss, Mitchell Graham, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, Paul Witcover, Tony Daniel and Raymond E. Feist.
Signed by Author(s)
002840

Price: 15.00 USD
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BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY, Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
10 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
11 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)
12 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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AFTER SHOCKS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SO-CAL HORROR, Lassen, Jeremy (ed)
13 AFTER SHOCKS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SO-CAL HORROR
Lassen, Jeremy (ed)
Freak Press, 2000, 0970009704 / 9780970009708

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Original horror anthology featuring original horror in a Southern California setting. Published by former speciality publisher Freak Press. Edited by Jeremy Lassen. Contributors include: Christa Faust; Michael Scott Bricker; Stephen Woodworth; Dana Vander Els; Lisa Morton; Denise Dumars; Robert Guffrey; Brian Hodge; Nancy Holder; Michael D. Frounfelter; James Van Pelt and Jak Koke.

003544

Price: 15.00 USD
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A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA, Le Guin, Ursula K.
14 A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA
Le Guin, Ursula K.
HarperPrism, 1994, 0061052000 / 9780061052002

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Reinert, Kirk
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing stated with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Interior Illustrations by Michael Storrings. Collects 10 stories, including two from the Hainish universe. Award History: 1994 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The Matter of Seggri by Le Guin and Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer).

003636

Price: 15.00 USD
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PROVENDER GLEED, Lovegrove, James
15 PROVENDER GLEED
Lovegrove, James
Gollancz, 2005, 0575076836 / 9780575076839

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Brett, Laura
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US edition known at this time.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Future England ruled by plutocratic families, and scion Provender Gleed decides to avoid a marriage and go on the run. A very funky coming-of-age tale.

003119

Price: 40.00 USD
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UNTIED KINGDOM, Lovegrove, James
16 UNTIED KINGDOM
Lovegrove, James
Gollancz, 2003, 0575073853 / 9780575073852

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Mulcahey, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Britain is a pariah state bombed and embargoed back into a semi-fedual society where the social order is breaking down. The story becomes an Odyssey adventure through the deteriorating British countryside when Fen begins the unwilling pursuit to London where his (estranged and not much missed) wife, has been taken by the Bulldog gang as a (not so unwilling) concubine by the gang leader. James Lovegrove has been writing SF since 1990. Well respected in the UK, he is yet relatively unknown in the US. A recent omnibus by Solaris Press, The James Lovegrove Collection: Volume One, has published two of this novels, Days (1997) and Untied Kingdom (2003). Hopefully this omnibus will get Lovegrove the recognition in the US which he deserves.

002346

Price: 40.00 USD
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WORLDSTORM, Lovegrove, James
17 WORLDSTORM
Lovegrove, James
Gollancz, 2004, 057507387X / 9780575073876

First Edition, Hardcover, New, New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US publication date known.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Novel where everyone has paranormal powers. By the same author of Untied Kingdom and The Foreigners.

002797

Price: 45.00 USD
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WORLD OUT OF MIND, M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
18 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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ROAD [THE], McCarthy, Cormac
19 ROAD [THE]
McCarthy, Cormac
Knopf, 2006, 0307265439 / 9780307265432

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. All first printing points present: Rust-orange boards with black cloth spine. (A later printings have black boards only.) First Edition stated on copyright page with "10/2006" on rear jacket flap. The year "2006" stated on bottom of title page. Original $24.00 on price jacket without price clipping. Small spot (pin-head size) on bottom edge of page block. The front jacket flap has two faint, shallow fold creases, at the top and bottom corners. The spine lettering is slightly sunned, else the jacket is clean and intact. A fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. A beautiful copy of an intense novel. Award History: 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction; 2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize Winner; 2007 Oprah Book Club Selection.

004973

Price: 250.00 USD
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ISAAC ASIMOV'S FANTASY! (SIGNED), McCarthy, Shawna (ed)
20 ISAAC ASIMOV'S FANTASY! (SIGNED)
McCarthy, Shawna (ed)
Dial Press, 1985, 0385230176 / 9780385230179

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Printing stated on copyright page. Signed by contributor Connie Willis on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor chipping at upper tips of jacket. Single closed jacket tear with associated crinkling, 1cm in length at bottom edge of rear panel and another closed tear, 1.5 cm in length, in the crease of the front jacket flap fold. Fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy with original 42.98 price intact. Collects 19 fantasy stories, all previously published. What's interesting about these stories, aside from their first appearances in hardback, is that each story is accompanied by a black and white interior illustrations by a different artist. Contributing authors include: Lucius Shepard, Leigh Kennedy, Sharon N. Farber, Scott Baker, Daphne Castell, Ron Goulart, Gregg Keizer, Kristi Olesen, George Alec Effinger, Lee Killough, Tanith Lee, Robert Thurston, Lillian Stewart Carl, Juleen Brantingham, Richard Kearns, George R. R. Martin, Connie Willis, Ian McDowell and John Kessel. Contributing artists include: Nicholas Jainschigg, James T. Ceribello, Ron Lindahn, Laura Lakey/Artifact, Robert Walters, Gary Freeman, Arthur George, Odbert, Val Lindahn, Judy Mitchell, Richard Crist, George Thompson and Hank Jankus.
Signed by Author(s)
003892

Price: 25.00 USD
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