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RUNES OF EARTH [THE]: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT, Donaldson, Stephen R.
1 RUNES OF EARTH [THE]: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075988 / 9780575075986

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover UK, first printing and first edition. First UK edition. (The US edition by Putnam preceded by one week.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Donaldson returns to Thomas Covenant and The Land after a 20 year hiatus. First book in a forthcoming quartet. Striking, unlaminated jacket in black with gold highlights by Laura Brett. Lovely gold and black endpaper and pastedown sheets make this UK edition a wonderful copy for the Donaldson collector. "...Donaldson shows that his epic series still has the power to surprise in this richly imagined start of a final quartet." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 2005 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy.

004032

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CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL, Friesner, Esther (ed)
2 CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL
Friesner, Esther (ed)
Baen, 1995, 0671876821 / 9780671876821

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Elmore, Larry
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Baen.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Top and bottom edges of spine panel lightly bumped, else fine copy in near fine jacket. A Baen Book original. A clean, square copy without clipping. Original anthology revising the gender roles for men and women in the stereotyped male-dominated heroic fantasy novels. Now something of a cult favorite, this anthology features stories which are refreshingly funny or refreshingly twisted. Contributing authors include: Roger Zelazny; Elizabeth Moon; Susan Shwartz; Harry Turtledove; Holly Isle; Margaret Ball; David Vierling; Elizabeth Ann Scarborough; Jody Lynn Nye; eluki bes shahar; Mark Bourne; Janni Lee Simner; Laura Frankos; Esther Friesner; Nancy Springer; Lawrence Watt-Evans; Josepha Sherman; Jan Stirling; Elisabeth Waters and Alec George Effinger. Award History: 1996 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection by Dozois); 1996 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Last Rites & Resurrections by Andy Cox).

003972

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CHICKS 'N CHAINED MALES (SIGNED), Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
3 CHICKS 'N CHAINED MALES (SIGNED)
Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
Baen, 1999, 0739403508 / 9780739403501

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Elmore, Larry
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Published the same year in paperback.) Code 00951 on rear jacket panel. Baen Book Original statement on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by the editor Esther Friesner on the title page and contributor Harry Turtledove on the Contents page. The third volume in the popular Chicks In Chainmail original anthology series. Front jacket flap and two following pages show a vertical fold crease with some faint wrinkles at bottom edge of rear jacket panel with faint handling-related wear to page block edges, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. Contributing authors include: Harry Turtledove, Steven Piziks, Elizabeth Moon, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Marina Frants, Susan Shwartz, Rosemary Edghill, Susan Casper, Laura Frankos, Josepha Sherman, Brian D. Akers, Jan Stirling, Jody Lynn Nye, Kate Daniel, Kevin Andrew Murphy, K.D. Wentworth and Sarah Zettel.
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003478

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CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL (SIGNED), Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
4 CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL (SIGNED)
Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
Baen, 1995, 0671876821 / 9780671876821

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Elmore, Larry
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Baen.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by the editor Esther Friesner on the title page and Harry Turtledove on the Contents page. Small section on front where laminate has separated from the jacket surface (1.5 cm x 1.5 cm square). Minute jacket crinkling at tips and spine panel. Aside from these defects a fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A Baen Book original. A clean, square copy without clipping. Original anthology revising the gender roles for men and women in the stereotyped male-dominated heroic fantasy novels. Now something of a cult favorite, this anthology features stories which are refreshingly funny or refreshingly twisted. Contributing authors include: Roger Zelazny; Elizabeth Moon; Susan Shwartz; Harry Turtledove; Holly Isle; Margaret Ball; David Vierling; Elizabeth Ann Scarborough; Jody Lynn Nye; eluki bes shahar; Mark Bourne; Janni Lee Simner; Laura Frankos; Esther Friesner; Nancy Springer; Lawrence Watt-Evans; Josepha Sherman; Jan Stirling; Elisabeth Waters and Alec George Effinger. Award History: 1996 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection by Dozois); 1996 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Last Rites & Resurrections by Andy Cox).
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003469

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PROVENDER GLEED, Lovegrove, James
5 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

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MEANEST DOLL IN THE WORLD [THE], Martin, Ann M., Laura Godwin and Brian Selznick
6 MEANEST DOLL IN THE WORLD [THE]
Martin, Ann M., Laura Godwin and Brian Selznick
Hyperion, 2003, 0786808780 / 9780786808786

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Selznick, Brian
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Top edge of spine panel lightly bumped due to shelving, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Stated first edition with number line complete. (Copies of this title are in their 6th printings, of which this is a 1st printing.) Sequel to The Doll People (2004). Fantastical jacket and interior illustrations by Brian Selznick. Brian Selznick illustrated this children's story and is the author and illustrator for the critically acclaimed children's novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret (2008), which was made into a major film.

004369

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ISAAC ASIMOV'S FANTASY! (SIGNED), McCarthy, Shawna (ed)
7 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.
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003892

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