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RULE OF THE DOOR AND FANCIFUL REGULATIONS [THE], Biggle, Jr., Lloyd
1 RULE OF THE DOOR AND FANCIFUL REGULATIONS [THE]
Biggle, Jr., Lloyd
Doubleday Science Fiction, 1967, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Clancy, William
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket is lightly crinkled at top edge of spine panel with some scuffing towards bottom edge, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Collects nine short stories published between 1957 and 1963 with an original essay by Biggle. Copy is pristine, without the usual previous owner's marks, tears or other defects. A straight, square copy with original $3.95 price intact, unusual thus.

004347

Price: 75.00 USD
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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
2 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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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
3 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)
4 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA, Le Guin, Ursula K.
5 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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PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED), Osborn, Jr., John Jay
6 PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED)
Osborn, Jr., John Jay
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971, 0395126703 / 9780395126707

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The book is the basis for the 1973 film starring John Houseman. There is an inscription by Osborn that is partially legible. (The last name is illegible, possibly a presentation copy to a friend or associate of the author.) Signed by Osborn and inscribed "To Simon R_______ / _______ / Affectionate Regards" on the front free endpaper. Red endpapers, salmon colored top stain with code "0871" present on front jacket flap indicating an August, 1971 printing. This copy is clean, without previous owners' marks or plates. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and original $4.95 price intact. Two small, closed tears (1 cm in length) at top edge of front jacket panel. Copy is clean, square without previous owner's marks. An almost pristine copy of a seminal work that helped define a generation of lawyers.
Signed by Author(s)
004820

Price: 600.00 USD
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TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS, Scott, Melissa
7 TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS
Scott, Melissa
Tor, 1994, 0312857330 / 9780312857332

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jainschigg, Nicholas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint scuffing around top-edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Sequel to her well-received novel Burning Bright. Fast-paced cyberpunk adventure and sociological study centering on the gay central character in this Lambda Award-winning Science Fiction novel. A good read by an excellent SF author. Award History: 1994 Lambda Award for Lesbian and Gay Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror; 1994 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The Matter of Seggri by Ursula K. Le Guin and Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer).

000242

Price: 15.00 USD
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