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BLIND ASSASSIN [THE] (SIGNED), Atwood, Margaret
1 BLIND ASSASSIN [THE] (SIGNED)
Atwood, Margaret
Doubleday / Nan A. Talese, 2000, 0385475721 / 9780385475723

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Advertising Archive, London
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the McClelland & Stewart edition published in Canada.) Signed and inscribed by Atwood "For _____ - Best Wishes - " on the title page. (The name is illegible.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Margaret Atwood travels rarely now, so signed copies will become increasingly scarce and valuable. Light handling-related wear to page block and jacket edges, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Previous owner's book plate on ffep. A straight, square copy without tears or marks and price intact. Historical fiction with science fictional elements, it's a novel within a novel set in present-day Canada, but narrated in restrospective about events in Post-WII. Award History: 2000 Man Booker Prize Winner; the 2001 Hammett Prize; 2000 Governor General's Award Nominee; The 20002 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Time magazine named it the best novel of 2000 and included it in its list of the 100 greatest English-language novels since 1923.
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004761

Price: 50.00 USD
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SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE], Hartwell, David G. (ed)
2 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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UNTIED KINGDOM, Lovegrove, James
3 UNTIED KINGDOM
Lovegrove, James
Gollancz, 2003, 0575073853 / 9780575073852

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Mulcahey, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Britain is a pariah state bombed and embargoed back into a semi-fedual society where the social order is breaking down. The story becomes an Odyssey adventure through the deteriorating British countryside when Fen begins the unwilling pursuit to London where his (estranged and not much missed) wife, has been taken by the Bulldog gang as a (not so unwilling) concubine by the gang leader. James Lovegrove has been writing SF since 1990. Well respected in the UK, he is yet relatively unknown in the US. A recent omnibus by Solaris Press, The James Lovegrove Collection: Volume One, has published two of this novels, Days (1997) and Untied Kingdom (2003). Hopefully this omnibus will get Lovegrove the recognition in the US which he deserves.

002346

Price: 40.00 USD
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WORMWOOD: SPECIAL EDITION, Taylor, G. P.
4 WORMWOOD: SPECIAL EDITION
Taylor, G. P.
Faber and Faber, 2004, 0571223915 / 9780571223916

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Putnam on September 9, 2004.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This special UK edition includes a Foreward by Taylor, a map of 18th century London and black & white copies of woodcuts from London's 18th century society.

003224

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