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DAY OF THEIR RETURN [THE] , Anderson, Poul
1 DAY OF THEIR RETURN [THE]
Anderson, Poul
Doubleday, 1974, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hard Cover, Fine , Fine. Corben, Richard V.
Book Club and first hardcover edition. Code 6067 on rear jacket flap. Binding priority A (no printing code on page), per L. W. Curry, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, 1979. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. Jacket only faintly chipped at corners, else a clean, square copy without clipping. The jacket is clean, sharp and nearly perfect, unusual condition for a book club edition and a book this age. An excellent candidate to marry this superior jacket to a superior copy.

003391

Price: 14.70 USD
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OMNIVORE, Anthony, Piers
2 OMNIVORE
Anthony, Piers
Ballantine Books, 1969, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. 
Book Club Edition, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Originally published in paperback by Ballantine Books in 1968. The first hardcover was published in the UK by Faber & Faber in 1969 per L. W. Curry, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, 1979.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Science Fiction Book Club first printing with printing code 20 K on page 187 and Code #1825 on rear jacket flap. Dark blue boards lettered in white. Small jacket tear out (0.5 cm x 1 cm square) at lower spine panel. Light jacket crinkling at head and heel of spine panel with slight chipping at upper tips. Closed tear (2 cm in length) at top right corner of rear jacket panel. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without clipping or stains. Faint edgewear with jacket lightly age tanned at edges, else near fine copy in very good jacket. Jacket is non-glossy paper without illustrator credit. Due to paper jacket condition it's difficult to find copies of this title without jacket stains. First book in Anthony's Omnivore trilogy.

003736

Price: 15.00 USD
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VISIONS OF FANTASY: TALES FROM THE MASTERS (SIGNED), Asimov, Isaac and Martin Greenberg (eds)
3 VISIONS OF FANTASY: TALES FROM THE MASTERS (SIGNED)
Asimov, Isaac and Martin Greenberg (eds)
Doubleday, 1989, 0385263597 / 9780385263597

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Elmore, Larry
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated "First Edition, October 1989" on copyright page. Signed by contributing author Jane Yolen and dated "2015" at her story contribution. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket is clean, without tears with price intact. Collects 12 fantasy stories, previously published. Cover and interior black and white illustrations by Larry Elmore. Introduction by Isaac Asimov. Contributing authors include: Anne McCaffrey; William Lee; Jane Yolen; Howard Goldsmith; Bruce Coville; Ray Bradbury; Marion Zimmer Bradley; Madeleine L'Engle; Isaac Asimov; Al Sarrantonio; Lewis & Edith Shiner; and Elizabeth S. Helfman.
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003893

Price: 30.00 USD
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CANDLE, Barnes, John
4 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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DANCERS IN THE DARK, Chalker, Jack L.
5 DANCERS IN THE DARK
Chalker, Jack L.
Five Star, 2002, 0786246804 / 9780786246809

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Simmons, Andy
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects three stories originally published in paperback, with a new Introduction by Chalker. This is the first hardcover appearance for these stories: Forty Days and Nights in the Wilderness (1978), Moths and Candle (1988) and Dancers in the Afterglow (1978).

004455

Price: 15.00 USD
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BONES OF ZORA [THE], De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
6 BONES OF ZORA [THE]
De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
Phantasia Press, 1983, 0932096271 / 9780932096272

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Poyser, Victoria
Hardcover first edition and first trade edition. (Preceded by the signed and numbered Phantasia limited edition.) One of 2,000 trade copies. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Except for small amount of crinkling at top and bottom corners of the dustjacket, this copy is straight, unmarked and very fine (unread) condition in very fine dustjacket. Difficult to find Phantasia titles in very fine condition. The sixth book in De Camp's campy but very fun Krishna series. The series is both SF and Fantasy (starfarers marooned on a medieval world are exploited technically and sexually by the savvy natives), and de Camp took time in this series to poke fun at the SF/Fantasy stereotypes. We'll miss him. Phantasia Press was the premier specialty publisher for SF and Fantasy titles in the 1980's, and these finely crafted editions are very collectible, and theirs titles included Asimov's Robots of Dawn, Brin's Startide Rising, Ellison's Medea, and Gibson's Neuromancer. Excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Victoria Poyser.

001386

Price: 25.00 USD
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MARTIAN RAINBOW, Forward, Robert L.
7 MARTIAN RAINBOW
Forward, Robert L.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1991, 0345347129 / 9780345347121

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Near Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Spine panel of jacket faintly sunned, else very fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

003431

Price: 12.00 USD
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SATURN RUKH, Forward, Robert L.
8 SATURN RUKH
Forward, Robert L.
Tor, 1997, 0312863217 / 9780312863210

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Robert Forward's last novel. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket by Bob Eggleton.

004157

Price: 12.00 USD
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BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY, Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
9 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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FIREBIRD, Harness, Charles L.
10 FIREBIRD
Harness, Charles L.
Pocket Books, 1981, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Viskupic, Gary
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. First printing code "L03" on page 181 with code #5575 on rear jacket panel. (Preceded by the paperback published by Pocket one month earlier.) Faint scratches and crinkling on top and bottom edges of jacket. One rather jagged, but closed tear (2 cm in length) on corner of rear jacket panel at heel of spine. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without clipping are previous owner's marks. Classic style full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Gary Viskupic.

003773

Price: 15.00 USD
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BATTLEFIELD EARTH: A SAGA OF THE YEAR 3000, Hubbard, L. Ron
11 BATTLEFIELD EARTH: A SAGA OF THE YEAR 3000
Hubbard, L. Ron
St Martins Press, 1982, 0312069782 / 9780312069780

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Stinson, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in full number line. Other than some faint bumping at tips and jacket crinkling caused by shelving (most noticeably at the upper front tip), a nearly perfect copy that appears in unread condition. Well preserved by the previous owner and extremely rare copies in fine condition. A fine copy in fine jacket and very collectible in this condition. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Iconic jacket illustration by Paul Stinson.

004055

Price: 100.00 USD
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MANY WATERS, L'Engle, Madeleine
12 MANY WATERS
L'Engle, Madeleine
Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1986, 0374347964 / 9780374347963

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Mikolaycak, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. "First Edition, 1986" stated on copyright page. Not a book club, reminder or ex-library. Minor age-related wear to page block edges (normal handling for a book this age). Jacket and boards lightly bumped at upper tips and bottom of spine panel, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Jacket is complete with $12.95 price intact. A rare first printing that is neither price-clipped nor an ex-library copy. A straight, square copy. Full color, wrap-around cover art by Mikolaycak. Includes the "L'Engle Family Tree" of characters in the "Wrinkle in Time" series (uncredited) on the endpapers.

004574

Price: 30.00 USD
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A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS, Leiber, Fritz
13 A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS
Leiber, Fritz
Walker & Company, 1969, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gaughan
First edition, first printing. A fine copy in fine dust jacket without tears or marks. (Originally published as a three-part serial in Galaxy magazine in 1968.) Normal age-related wear to side edge of page block. Price ($4.95) intact on front flap with "First Published" present on copyright page. (See L.W. Currey, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors, 1979.) Excellent condition for a book this age. Black and white two panel jacket illustration by Gaughan.

003722

Price: 49.95 USD
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INSIDE STRAIGHT: A WILDCARDS NOVEL, Martin, George R. R. (ed)
14 INSIDE STRAIGHT: A WILDCARDS NOVEL
Martin, George R. R. (ed)
Tor, 2008, 0765317818 / 9780765317810

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Komarck, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint dent on lower edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Edited by George R. R. Martin, original anthology set in Martin's Wildcards universe. Contributing authors include: Daniel Abraham, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Carrie Vaughn, Michael Cassutt, Caroline Spector, John Jos. Miller, George R. R. Martin, Ian Tregillis and S. L. Farrell.

004294

Price: 14.95 USD
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15 FIRES OF PARATIME [THE] (SIGNED)
Modesitt, L. E.
Timescape Books, 1982, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club edition, hardcover and true first edition. Original publication, first published as a book club. Code N19 on page 215 and number 1869 at bottom corner of rear jacket flap. Signed by Modesitt on the title page. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Jacket is moderately chipped and creased at bottom spine panel with one tiny (1cm) closed tear. Upper right corner of front jacket panel has a ghost mark caused by a price label that was later removed. Else fine copy in near fine jacket. This copy is clean, square without clipping or previous owner's marks. Modesitt's first book and the first novel in the Timedivers series. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Ron Walotsky.
Signed by Author(s)
003446

Price: 24.95 USD
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NIGHTMARE HOUR: TIME FOR TERROR, Stine, R. L.
16 NIGHTMARE HOUR: TIME FOR TERROR
Stine, R. L.
HarperCollins Publishers, 1999, 0060286881 / 9780060286880

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. O'Leary-Soudant, Shasti
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Tips lightly bumped, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Stine's first collection with ten original scary stories for children. Each story is illustrated by a different artist. The contributing artists include: Cliff Nielsen, Edward Koren, Bernie Wrightson, Gary Kelley, Clay Patrick McBride, Mark Summers, Vince Natale, John Collier, Bleu Turrell and John Jude Palencar.

003685

Price: 10.00 USD
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SUPERSTITIOUS, Stine, R. L.
17 SUPERSTITIOUS
Stine, R. L.
Warner Books, 1995, 0446519537 / 9780446519533

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Greco, Tony
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket.

002962

Price: 10.00 USD
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YEAR OF OUR WAR [THE], Swainston, Steph
18 YEAR OF OUR WAR [THE]
Swainston, Steph
Gollancz, 2004, 0575070056 / 9780575070059

First Edition, Hardcover, New, New. Book. Miller, Edward
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published in paperback by Eos in February 2005.) Debut novel with a great pre-publication blurb by Mieville, describing the book as "one of the ten key New Weird titles." Ariel from The Alien Online describes this debut novel as "an astonishingly detailed and gorgeously realised fantasy scenario." And "[Swainston] transgresses supposed genre protocols (sequences of horror and surrealism mixed with large tracts of fantasy, with just enough airholes to permit a science-fictional reading), but the manner in which it invents and unfolds its own story, with a focus that grows sharper and more compelling as the narrative grows." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, May 2004. Cheryl Morgan at Emerald City writes "The book is a fantasy novel, but it is quite unlike any fantasy you will have read before." Award History: 2004 William L. Crawford Award Winner for best new fantasy writer Steph Swainston for The Year of Our War; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

002550

Price: 34.95 USD
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PRIME EVIL: NEW STORIES BY THE MASTERS OF MODERN HORROR (SIGNED), Winter, Douglas E. (ed) and Peter Straub
19 PRIME EVIL: NEW STORIES BY THE MASTERS OF MODERN HORROR (SIGNED)
Winter, Douglas E. (ed) and Peter Straub
New American Library, 1988, 0453005721 / 9780453005722

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Canty, Thomas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint bump with associated crinkling at lower right corner of jacket with very light crinklingat jacket corners and tips, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Signed by contributor Peter Straub on the Contents page. Original anthology edited by Douglas E. Winter featuring new horror stories contributed by the following authors: Stephen King, Paul Hazel, Dennis Etchison, Clive Barker, Thomas Tessier, M. John Harrison, David Morrell, Peter Straub, Charles L. Grant, Thomas Ligotti, Ramsey Campbell, Whitley Strieber and Jack Cady.
Signed by Author(s)
003567

Price: 25.00 USD
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1976 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF [THE], Wollheim, Donald A. (ed) and Arthur Saha
20 1976 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF [THE]
Wollheim, Donald A. (ed) and Arthur Saha
Daw Books, 1976, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hard Cover, Fine, Fine. Jezierski, Chet
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback the same year by Daw Books.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. First printing with code R26 on page 276 and code 2864 on rear jacket flap. (Priority A binding per L. W. Currey, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, 1979.) Some faint jacket crinkling at corners and edges of spine panel, else fine copy in fine jacket. Very small and faint red colored mark on bottom edge of page block. A clean, straight copy without clipping. Collects the best short fiction published the previous year in magazines. The authors include: Fritz Leiber; Joan D. Vinge, Vernor Vinge; Barrington J. Bayley; Lisa Tuttle; George R. R. Martin; Brian Stableford; Michael Bishop; P. J. Plauger; Stephen Robinett; John Brunner and Richard Cowper. Edited with an Introduction by Wollheim. Award History: 1977 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Anthology (lost to Best SF of the Year 5 edited by Terry Carr).

003359

Price: 14.95 USD
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