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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

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WINDUP GIRL [THE] (SIGNED), Bacigalupi, Paolo
2 WINDUP GIRL [THE] (SIGNED)
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Night Shade Books, 2010, 1597801585 / 9781597801584

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Lacoste, Ralph
Trade paperback, first printing. First Printing stated on title page. (Copies are in seventh printings to date.) This trade paperback edition follows the hardcover first edition. Signed by Bacigalupi on the title page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine covers (without jacket as issued). Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Winner; 2010 Nebula Award Winner; 2010 John W. Campbell Award Winner; 2010 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Boneshaker by Cherie Priest); 2010 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2010 Compton Crook Award Winner; 2010 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to The Dervish House by Ian McDonald).
Signed by Author(s)
004397

Price: 60.00 USD
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CANDLE, Barnes, John
3 CANDLE
Barnes, John
Tor, 2000, 031289077X / 9780312890773

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Stephen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Jacket moderately bumped at tips and more severely at head of spine panel, else fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Telling by Ursula Le Guin); 2001 Prometheus Award Nominee (lost to Forge of the Elders by L. Neil Smith). Full color, wrap-around jacket by Stephen Youll.

003613

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FINITY, Barnes, John
4 FINITY
Barnes, John
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068906 / 9780575068902

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the Tor edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Virtual-reality mystery wrapped inside an alternate history story where American democracy survives in small expatriate groups in a world dominated by 12 "Reichs" which are the legacy of the Axis victory in WWII. "[A] genuine adventure of ideas." - Locus, February 1999, pg. 19. Excellent cover painting in the classic SF style by John Harris.

001493

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KALEIDOSCOPE CENTURY, Barnes, John
5 KALEIDOSCOPE CENTURY
Barnes, John
Tor, 1995, 0312855613 / 9780312855611

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy is one of the rare, surviving first printings of the first edition. (Both "First edition: May 1995" and the number sequence "0987654321" appear on the copyright page.) The first edition was recalled by Tor because of an "unacceptably large numbers of errors in the text." The defective copies were exchanged for copies of the second printing (really the 2nd edition) which corrected all the errors. SF novel set in a dark, harrowing 21st century. "Barnes has constructed a brutal vision of a history that might have been .... (his last line is absolutely chilling)." - Locus, June 1995 pg. 57. Barnes is the author of Orbital Resonance (1991 Nebula Nominee), A Million Open Doors (1992 Nebula Nominee), Mother of Storms (1994 Hugo and 1995 Nebula Nominee), and co-author of Encounter with Tiber (with Buzz Aldrin). His work is provocative, gritty, hard-SF, and touching distance away from finally winning the awards he richly deserves. He only gets better.

000724

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MOTHER OF STORMS, Barnes, John
6 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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IN ALIEN FLESH (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory
7 IN ALIEN FLESH (SIGNED)
Benford, Gregory
Tor, 1986, 0312933444 / 9780312933449

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Bergeron, Joe
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First Published stated on copyright with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Benford on the title page. Faint age-related edge wear and light scuffing, otherwise a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. A very nice collector's copy in fine condition for a book this age. Collection of thirteen stories plus a poem by the author. Gregory Benford is one of the best hard SF authors at combining physics with literary style. The same author of the critically acclaimed Galactic Center series. The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, (Pringle, ed.), pg. 159. Award History: 1987 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Blue Champagne by John Varley).
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004160

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POLLINATORS OF EDEN [THE], Boyd, John (pseud. for Boyd B. Upchurch)
8 POLLINATORS OF EDEN [THE]
Boyd, John (pseud. for Boyd B. Upchurch)
Science Fiction Book Club, 1969, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
Book club edition, first printing. Preceded by the trade edition published by Weybright and Talley. Has first printing gutter code "25K"on page 209, indicates a printing in June 1969. Red boards with yellow lettering on spine. Previous owner's stamp on ffep. Copy is clean, square without dents. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy with jacket intact.

004599

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MOTHERSHIP, Brosnan, John
9 MOTHERSHIP
Brosnan, John
Gollancz, 2004, 0575074914 / 9780575074910

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wallace, Emma
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (This is the only hardcover edition. No US publication known at this time.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Expedition by the medieval-like inhabitants of Urba set out to discover the reason for the terrible portents in the sky, and the sudden disappearance of the Elites, unknown to them that Urba is actually a millenia old generation ship and the Elite were the ship's crew.

002494

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FLASHING SWORDS! #4: BARBARIANS AND BLACK MAGICIANS, Carter, Lin (ed)
10 FLASHING SWORDS! #4: BARBARIANS AND BLACK MAGICIANS
Carter, Lin (ed)
Doubleday, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Viskupic, Gary
Book Club Edition, first printing and true first edition. The first appearance for this title in any form issued by Science Fiction Book Club with code H19 on page 182 and code 1811 on rear jacket flap. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in jacket with only faint crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel. Otherwise the jacket is clean without tear-outs, nicks or stains. A wonderful copy. Original anthology featuring stories by the following authors: Jack Vance, Poul Anderson, John Jakes, Katherine Kurtz and Michael Moorcock. Interior illustrations by Rick Bryant. Introduction with story notes by Lin Carter.

003872

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APPLESEED, Clute, John
11 APPLESEED
Clute, John
Orbit, 2001, 1857237587 / 9781857237580

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later in January 2002 by Tor.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. "Whether this is pretentious adolescent obscenity, a synesthetic masterpiece which redefines the genre, or a honker of a shaggy dog story is a debate primed to run for years." - Gary S. Dalkin. "Renaissance philosophy, the complicated evolution of religion, art history, even alchemy, get a heretical new spin as Clute keeps bursting through the confines of space opera, heading somplace different." - Locus, May 2001. Awards: NY Times Best SF Books of 2002 List

002040

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DAEMONOMANIA: A NOVEL, Crowley, John
12 DAEMONOMANIA: A NOVEL
Crowley, John
Bantam Books, 2000, 0553100041 / 9780553100044

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Art Resource/NY
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Critically acclaimed novel by the author of Nebula-award winning novel Little, Big (1981). A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin).

004190

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BOOKMAN'S WAKE [THE]: A MYSTERY WITH CLIFF JANEWAY, Dunning, John
13 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

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COLD MOUNTAIN, Frazier, Charles
14 COLD MOUNTAIN
Frazier, Charles
North Atlantic Press, 1997, 0871136791 / 9780871136794

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First printing points include the misprint present on page 25, line 16 where "man-woman" appears instead of "mad-woman" in the text. John Berendt sticker on front jacket panel. Difficult to find first printings after being reprinted up to forty times. Single, heavy bump at bottom edge of spine panel. Single scuff mark, 1cm in length, on side edge of text block near the top corner with another scuff mark, longer but thinner, at the bottom corner. Text block shows normal age-related darkening. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without tears or previous owner's inscriptions. The author's first book. 18,000 copies in the first print run. Award History: 1997 National Book Award Winner.

004303

Price: 150.00 USD
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LICENSE RENEWED, Gardner, John
15 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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DEAD MAN (SIGNED), Gores, Joe
16 DEAD MAN (SIGNED)
Gores, Joe
Mysterious Press, 1993, 089296541X / 9780892965410

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Mattos, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated first edition with number line complete. Fine (unread) copy showing only age-related edgewear in fine jacket. Signed by Gores on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Suspense novel by the author of Come Morning and Interface.
Signed by Author(s)
003179

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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
17 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)
18 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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HOLLOWING [THE], Holdstock, Robert
19 HOLLOWING [THE]
Holdstock, Robert
Roc, 1994, 0451453557 / 9780451453556

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Pallencar, John Jude
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. This First US edition is also the first hardcover edition. (Previously published in UK by HarperCollins in paperback. The UK hardcover followed the US hardcover edition.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A tight, straight copy without price-clipping. Small, faint smudge mark on side edge of page block with minor handling-related wear on edges and very faint jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Excellent condition for a book this age. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Pallencar. Award History: 1994 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to The Innkeeper's Song by Beagle); 1995 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Nominee (lost to Something Rich and Strange by McKillip).

003635

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FUNGUS: A NOVEL [THE], Knight, Harry Adam (aka John Brosnan)
20 FUNGUS: A NOVEL [THE]
Knight, Harry Adam (aka John Brosnan)
Franklin Watts, 1989, 0531151034 / 9780531151037

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. LoPrete, Tere
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. (Previously published in 1985 by Star Books in the UK.) Jacket price is intact and number line is complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. One jagged, but closed jacket tear at top rear corner of spine panel (1 cm in length) with associated crinkling and two closed jacket tears (0.5 cm and 1 cm in length) at bottom edge of rear jacket panel with associated crinkling and creasing. Other than these flaws this is a clean, straight copy without price-clipping. The pages are bright without soiling. An absolutely creepy book - "She picked up a length of wood and thrust it angrily into one of the bigger mounds of fungus. Unexpectedly, a ripple ran through the growth, then the whole mound moved...Even worse, it spoke to her. 'Nora,' it said in a thick, muffled voice. 'Nora...It's me...' And before she could react Norm reached out with two soft, slightly sticky arms and hugged her for the first time in years.'" Harry Adam Knight was the pseudonym for John Brosnan (1947 - 2005).

003293

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