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PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION, Asimov, Isaac
1 PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday Foundation, 1988, 0385233132 / 9780385233132

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Vallejo, Boris
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (Preceded by the limited edition published by Phantasia Press.) Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Published without the "First Edition" statement on the copyright page - one of the few Doubleday books that has no statement of printing on the copyright page. (The "First Edition" statement was sold to Phantasia Press for the limited edition.) First Printing with code #0588 on rear jacket flap indicating a May, 1988 printing. This copy is clean, square and without the usual previous owner's marks. Except for a pair of creases on the front and rear jacket flaps, the jacket is near pristine condition with the $18.95 price intact. An unread (and almost pristine) copy. Unusual in such fine condition. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Boris Vallejo.

004352

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Asimov, Isaac
2 ROBOTS AND EMPIRE
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday, 1985, 0385190921 / 9780385190923

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Shaw, Barclay
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. If these points are not present it is not a first printing. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneous with the Phantasia Press limited edition.) Faint wear at tips of jacket. There is a single 1 cm closed tear at bottom tip of rear jacket panel, else the jacket is clean without marks or price-clipping. The page block is crisp, clean and square. A wonderful copy difficult to find that aren't ex-library or remaindered. Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-21. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 134. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Postman by Brin).

004451

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OR ELSE MY LADY KEEPS THE KEY (SIGNED), Baker, Kage
3 OR ELSE MY LADY KEEPS THE KEY (SIGNED)
Baker, Kage
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596061626 / 9781596061620

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Limited edition, one of 2000 signed and unnumbered copies by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Signed by Baker on the limitation page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket illustration by Edward Miller. Award History: Locus Magazine 2008 Recommended Reading List - Novellas.
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004521

Price: 45.00 USD
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BEYOND INFINITY (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION), Benford, Gregory
4 BEYOND INFINITY (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)
Benford, Gregory
Easton Press, 2004, 044653059X / 9780446530590

First Edition, Full-Leather, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Dietrick, David
Very fine (unread) condition, bound in dark blue leather, without dustjacket as issued. Hardcover first edition, and first limited/numbered edition. (A trade edition was previously published by Warner Aspect in March, 2004.) Signed by Benford on the limitation page, this is one of the limited press run of 900 signed and numbered copies. Full leather with gold lettering and gilt edges, satin placeholder ribbon, silk endpapers, and original frontispiece painting by David Dietrick. Expansion from the novella with Arthur C. Clarke titled Beyond the Fall of Night, published in 1990 by Ace/Putnam. "With its thoughtful extrapolation and mind-bending physics, this book reinforces Benford's position as one of today's foremost writers of hard SF." - Publisher's Weekly. Also laid in is the Certificate of Authenticity which is signed by Benford, Elizabeth Brown and Roy Pfeil the publisher and dated February 6, 2004. Also, a promotional biographical Note about the author is also enclosed.
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002543

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DEAR ABBEY (SIGNED), Bisson, Terry
5 DEAR ABBEY (SIGNED)
Bisson, Terry
PS Publishing, 2003, 1902880765 / 9781902880761

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover first edition, first printing and limited edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed on the statement of limitation page by Terry Bisson and Brian Aldiss, who provided the Introduction. One of 300 signed and numbered hardcover copies.
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002461

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THE H.O.G. SYNDROME, Brite, Poppy Z.
6 THE H.O.G. SYNDROME
Brite, Poppy Z.
Subterranean Press, 2007, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Brite, Poppy Z.
Chap book, soft cover first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in laminated wrapper as issued. First publication for a novellette written (and left in its original form without changes), by Brite when she was 12 years old. Published as a companion title to Antediluvian Tales, a signed limited edition partially original collection of Brite's short fiction also published by Subterranean Press in 2007.

003811

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NEW YORK NIGHTS, Brown, Eric
7 NEW YORK NIGHTS
Brown, Eric
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068728 / 9780575068728

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Moore, Chris
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US edition published.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Volume One of the Virex Trilogy. In the near future American society is decimated and fractionalized by refugees after a limited nuclear exchange turnes the eastern seaboard into a hot-zone. Two private investigators who specialize finding missing persons in this social chaos pursue a case which plunges them into the Virtual Reality culture, where the question is asked: Which is better? The real world of social chaos or the VR world where you can be a god? "[The Virex Trilogy is] described with a delicacy and precision often reminiscent of Ballard or Bradbury." - Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-167. "Mystery and SF competently melded." - Paul Di Filippo.

001621

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IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD, Burke, James Lee
8 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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LOVECRAFT CHRONICLES [THE] (SIGNED), Cannon, Peter
9 LOVECRAFT CHRONICLES [THE] (SIGNED)
Cannon, Peter
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596061340 / 9781596061347

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eckhardt, Jason C.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited Edition, No. 263 of 350 signed and numbered copies. Signed by Cannon on the limitation page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects three previously unpublished memoirs from new sources, contemporaries of Lovecraft, during the critical stage of Lovecraft's emergence as a writer, breaking new biographical ground in Lovecraftian scholarship.
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003813

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MOONSTONE AND TIGER-EYE: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 29 (SIGNED), Charnas, Suzy McKee
10 MOONSTONE AND TIGER-EYE: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 29 (SIGNED)
Charnas, Suzy McKee
Pulphouse Puplishing, 1992, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barr, George
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First signed and limited edition. Very fine (unread) condition in uncoated, multi-tone paper dustjacket. (Few of this series had mult-tone jacket designs.) Signed by Charnas on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collection of two stories plus introduction. No. 29 in the Pulphouse Author's Choice Monthly series. Nicely crafted limited edition, one of 300 signed and unnumbered copies.
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001695

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CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
11 CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Daw, 1985, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael
Book Club edition and first printing Code P08 on page 181 with code 3885 on rear jacket panel. First Thus edition. (Previously published in limited and limited trade editions by specialty publisher Phantasia Press in 1984, this is the first hardcover for the commercial market.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Several small closed tears and nicks at top edge of jacket panel. One vertical jacket dent (1.0 cm in length) on rear panel near spine. Page block shows some minor age-related wear, but overall a clean, square copy without clipping. Set in Cherryh's Union-Alliance universe and sequel to The Pride of Chanur. Interior map by David Cherry. Award History: 1985 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Integral Trees by Larry Niven).
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003452

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KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
12 KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Daw, 1986, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Cherry, David A.
Book Club edition. First printing code "Q10" on page 252 and code 01175 at bottom corner of rear jacket panel. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Cherryh on the title page Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Moderate foxing on upper page block, else square and straight copy without the usual clipping or previous owner's marks. Jacket has two faint tape ghosts on rear panel, else is clean without tears or stains. Unusually good condition for a book club this age. Previously published in limited and trade editions in 1985 by specialty publisher Phantasia Press. Third novel in Cherryh's excellent and under-recognized Chanur series. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-105. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin).
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004014

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2010: ODYSSEY TWO, Clarke, Arthur C.
13 2010: ODYSSEY TWO
Clarke, Arthur C.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1982, 0345303059 / 9780345303059

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US trade edition. (First published in the UK by Granda, later in the US as limited by Phantasia Press.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Typical age-related wear on page block edges, else a fine copy in fine jacket. This copy does not show the usual heavy-handling for books this age. A wonderful, nearly pristine collector's copy. Award History: 1982 SF Chronicle Award (lost to The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe); 1983 Hugo Award Nominee (lsot to Foundation's Edge by Asimov); 1983 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Foundation's Edge by Asimov).

004092

Price: 10.00 USD
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CITIES: THE VERY BEST OF FANTASY COMES TO TOWN, Crowther, Peter (ed)
14 CITIES: THE VERY BEST OF FANTASY COMES TO TOWN
Crowther, Peter (ed)
Gollancz, 2003, 057507504X / 9780575075047

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Omnibus edition that collects short stories by China Mieville, Michael Moorcock, Paul di Filippo and Geoff Ryman previously published only in limited edition novellas by speciality publisher PS Publishing. Edited and introduced by Peter Crowther. Excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Edward Miller.

004357

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BONES OF ZORA [THE], De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
15 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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WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED), De Lint, Charles
16 WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED)
De Lint, Charles
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596062290 / 9781596062290

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. De Lint, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. A signed, limited edition by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Un-numbered edition signed by De Lint on the special signature page. Subtitled "Collected Early Stories Volume 3: High Fantasy Stories", it collects 17 of the author's early stories originally published in magazines from the 1970s through the 1990s. Introduction by De Lint. Out of print on publication. Subterranean published 52 lettered copies and an unknown number of trade copies signed by the author. Fine, unread copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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004623

Price: 45.00 USD
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DRAGONFLY, Durbin, Frederic S.
17 DRAGONFLY
Durbin, Frederic S.
Arkham House, 1999, 0870541757 / 9780870541759

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Van Hollander, Jason
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Copy is clean and square. Jacket is intact, but slightly sunned on the spine panel. A Fine copy in near fine jacket. Limited to 4,000 printed copies. Full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Jason Van Hollander.

005001

Price: 30.00 USD
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ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Gaiman, Neil
18 ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Gaiman, Neil
Morrow, 2005, 006051518X / 9780060515188

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. One of the unspecified number of limited issue copies signed by Gaiman on the publisher's limitation page in purple ink. This copy also dated "9/30/05" on the special dedication page. (Ten days after the September 20, 2005 official publication date.) Sequel to the award-winning American Gods. "[B]rilliant mingling of the mundane and the fantastic." - Publishers Weekly (starred review). Award History: 2006 Locus Award Winner for Best Fantasy Novel.
Signed by Author(s)
003142

Price: 200.00 USD
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DAILY VOICES: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 3 (SIGNED), Goldstein, Lisa
19 DAILY VOICES: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 3 (SIGNED)
Goldstein, Lisa
Pulphouse Puplishing, 1989, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barr, George
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first signed and limited edition. Very fine (unread) condition in uncoated, multi-color paper dustjacket. (Few of this series had multi-tone jacket designs.) Signed by Goldstein on the title page. Collects five stories plus author's Introduction. Issue No. 3 in the Pulphouse Author's Choice Monthly series. Nicely crafted limited edition, one of 300 signed and unnumbered copies.
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001124

Price: 35.00 USD
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DARK OF THE NIGHT: NEW TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL (SIGNED), Jones, Stephen (ed)
20 DARK OF THE NIGHT: NEW TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL (SIGNED)
Jones, Stephen (ed)
Pumpkin Books, 1997, 1901914011 / 9781901914016

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Broecker, Randy
Hardcover UK, first printing and first trade edition.(A limited edition was published simultaneously with the trade edition.) Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by the editor Stephen Jones on the title page. Original anthology with 15 new tales of horror and the supernatural. Contributing authors include: Ramsey Campbell, Jo Fletcher, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Stephen Laws, Richard Christian Matheson, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, David Case, Christopher Fowler, Roberta Lannes, Paul J. McAuley, Kim Newman, Jay Russell and Douglas E. Winter. Frontispiece drawing by Randy Broecker.
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001304

Price: 100.00 USD
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