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DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE], Anderson, Poul
1 DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE]
Anderson, Poul
Doubleday, 1971, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Poor. Book. Frazetta, Frank
Book Club Edition and first world edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Seven binding priorities, which this is Currey binding priority (A) with Code 29 M on page 179. Jacket code 3411 on rear flap. Light dust soiling on top edge of text block. Jacket is chipped at top and bottom of spine panel, two closed 3cm vertical tears at bottom edge of jacket, "91335" inscribed by previous owner on rear panel, and spots, possibly from a spill, on front and side jacket panels. Although the jacket for this copy is poor, the copy itself in in fine condition. Not leaned, not remainder nor ex-library. A clean, straight copy for book this age. A great copy for a collector wanting to marry a fine copy with a better jacket.

002742

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PLAINS OF PASSAGE [THE] (SIGNED), Auel, Jean M.
2 PLAINS OF PASSAGE [THE] (SIGNED)
Auel, Jean M.
Crown Publishers, 1990, 0517580497 / 9780517580493

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Hiroko
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed and inscribed "To Jan" by Auel on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block is square and intact, but shows age and handling-related wear from having been carefully read. Overall, the text block is clean, but not bright. Dust jacket is bright, intact and without the usual sunning along the spine panel common to this large volume. A near fine copy in fine jacket. The fourth novel in the Earth's Children series.
Signed by Author(s)
004873

Price: 45.00 USD
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INVERSIONS, Banks, Iain M.
3 INVERSIONS
Banks, Iain M.
Orbit, 1998, 1857236262 / 9781857236262

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Salwowski, Mark
Hardcover UK, first printing and the true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A "story with two stories" about two protagonists, one a soldier and the other a doctor, in a world where social order is breaking down into chaos. As an added wrinkle, both are agents from the advanced Culture civilization. "This could be SF, of a rather sneaky sort...filled with murders, subtle poisons, and political machinations with a very personal edge." Locus - September 1998. Beautiful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mark Salwowski. Award History: 1998 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to The Extremes by Christopher Priest).

000910

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SURFACE DETAIL, Banks, Iain M.
4 SURFACE DETAIL
Banks, Iain M.
Orbit, 2010, 0316123404 / 9780316123402

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Stated First U.S. Edition: October 2010 on the copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. (Published simultaneously with the Orbit UK edition on October 7, 2010.) Light jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else the jacket is bright, clean and without tears. Page block is clean, square without marks. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2011 Locus Award Nominee for Best Science Fiction novel (lost to Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis).

004555

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SHARING KNIFE [THE]: PASSAGE (SIGNED), Bujold, Lois M.
5 SHARING KNIFE [THE]: PASSAGE (SIGNED)
Bujold, Lois M.
Eos, 2008, 0061375330 / 9780061375330

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bell, Julie
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by Bujoldon on the title page , dated 4/26/08 (only four days after the official publication date) and inscribed "San Francisco" at the bookstore event where this copy was signed.
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003899

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A WHISPER OF BLOOD: 18 STORIES OF VAMPIRISM, Datlow, Ellen (ed)
6 A WHISPER OF BLOOD: 18 STORIES OF VAMPIRISM
Datlow, Ellen (ed)
Morrow, 1991, 0688103618 / 9780688103613

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Canty, Thomas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Small, closed jacket tear (1 cm in length) at front jacket fold, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sophisticated original anthology edited by Ellen Datlow featuring adult-themed vampire stories. Fun stuff. Contributing authors include: Suzy McKee Charnas; Karl Edward Wagner; Robert Silverberg; Kathe Koje; Elizabeth Massie; Barry N. Malzberg; Rick Wilber; Jonathan Carroll; Thomas Ligotti; Melissa Mia Hall; David J. Schow; Jack Womack; Melinda M. Snodgrass; Thomas Tessier; Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; K. W. Jeter; Pat Cadigan; Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth.

003779

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BUSINESSMAN: A TALE OF TERROR, Disch, Thomas M.
7 BUSINESSMAN: A TALE OF TERROR
Disch, Thomas M.
Harper & Row, 1984, 0060152923 / 9780060152925

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fehr, Terence
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Minor age-related dust soiling to top edge of textblock, else near fine copy in fine unclipped jacket. "[B]izzare, grotesque, hilarious novel..." - Barron (ed) Horror Literature, 4-98. "A quirky, wicked little masterpiece." Barron (ed) Fantasy Literature 4A-88. "The Businessman is The Exorcist in a playful mood."

000564

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M.D.: A HORROR STORY, Disch, Thomas M.
8 M.D.: A HORROR STORY
Disch, Thomas M.
Knopf, 1991, 039458662X / 9780394586625

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ferguson, Archie
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Faint dust soiling to top edge of text block with minor scuff mark to bottom edge of text block, else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Supernatural horror novel, it traces the evolution of the anti-hero from his boyhood to adult monster. "[R]ich with insights, so beautifully written, poignant, and deeply, cruelly comic." - Faren Miller, Locus, May 1991, pg. 17.

000601

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PRIEST [THE], Disch, Thomas M.
9 PRIEST [THE]
Disch, Thomas M.
Knopf, 1994, 0679418806 / 9780679418801

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ferguson, Archie
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First American Edition. (Previously published in the UK.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Noir satire subtitled "A Gothic Romance" by the same author of "The M.D." which was a horror bestseller. "A wickedly funny romp."

000338

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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
10 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.
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000169

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HILD: A NOVEL, Griffith, Nicola
11 HILD: A NOVEL
Griffith, Nicola
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013, 0374280878 / 9780374280871

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Balbusso, Anna and Elena
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket is clean with price intact. Page block is bright without dents or marks. Alternate history novel set in the 7th century. "Hild is a book as loving as it is fierce, brilliant and accomplished. To read it felt like a privilege and a gift. I feel confident that the next time I'm faced with yet another inane repetition of 'women were oppressed so we can't write their stories,' I won't need to painstakingly educate anyone about the realities of medieval life with recourse to books and articles. 'Read Hild' will be enough." - Amal El-Mohtar, NPR.

004831

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BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY, Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
12 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

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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
13 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)
14 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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FREEZE FRAMES (SIGNED), Kerr, Katharine
15 FREEZE FRAMES (SIGNED)
Kerr, Katharine
Tor, 1995, 0312890443 / 9780312890445

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Danisi, Joseph M.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US and first hardcover edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Kerr on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Published previously in UK by HarperCollins as the paperback titled "Freezeframes". Original collection of linked stories set in an alternative San Francisco, California. Collected here, the novella "Resurrection" was previously published by Axolotl Press. "...Kerr's unfolding future seem very real, from hippie exhuberance to a darkening political and economic landscape...and onto a future of ironies and surprises." - Locus, May 1995, pg. 61.
Signed by Author(s)
000682

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FACES UNDER WATER: THE SECRET BOOKS OF VENUS, Lee, Tanith
16 FACES UNDER WATER: THE SECRET BOOKS OF VENUS
Lee, Tanith
Overlook Press, 1998, 0879518359 / 9780879518356

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Potter, J.K.
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Book I of the Secret Books of Venus. The sequel, Saint Fire "[M]erits consideration from voters and judges when the next batch of awards come due." - Locus, November 1999, pg. 26.

001381

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BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED), Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds)
17 BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED)
Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds)
Tor, 2002, 0312856709 / 9780312856700

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very faint bumping at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Lumley on the half-title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthology with contributions and appreciations regarding the life and works of Brian Lumley. Includes eight pages of art, private photographs and reproductions of jacket illustrations, many by contributor Bob Eggleton. Contributing authors include: Stanley Wiater, Robert M. Price, Stephen Jones, Melissa Ann Singer, Barbara Ann Lumley, Robb Coutinho, Golnar Dahesh, David Rigby, John Durant, Phill Garnett, Nathan Murray, Stephen Dillon, Tom Shearer, Deborah Alton, Peter McCabe, David McDougle, Nathan P. Murray and W. Paul Ganley.
Signed by Author(s)
003540

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BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED), Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds) and Bob Eggleton
18 BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED)
Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds) and Bob Eggleton
Tor, 2002, 0312856709 / 9780312856700

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very faint bumping at top edge of spine panel with two small scuff marks at bottom corner of page block, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Lumley and cover artist and contributor Bob Eggleton on the half-title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthology with contributions and appreciations regarding the life and works of Brian Lumley. Includes eight pages of art, private photographs and reproductions of jacket illustrations, many by contributor Bob Eggleton. Contributing authors include: Stanley Wiater, Robert M. Price, Stephen Jones, Melissa Ann Singer, Barbara Ann Lumley, Robb Coutinho, Golnar Dahesh, David Rigby, John Durant, Phill Garnett, Nathan Murray, Stephen Dillon, Tom Shearer, Deborah Alton, Peter McCabe, David McDougle, Nathan P. Murray and W. Paul Ganley.
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003542

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WORLD OUT OF MIND, M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
19 WORLD OUT OF MIND
M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
Doubleday & Company, 1953, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Powers, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light rubbing at board edges and spine corners with moderate jacket crinkling and chipping at head and heel of spine panel. Page block edges, especially the top edge, are age-darkened. The $2.75 price is intact on front jacket flap. A straight, square copy in blue boards with red spine lettering. Pseudonym of J. T. McIntosh. Former owner's name inked out on front free endpaper. The wonderful Golden Age full color, wrap-around jacket by Richard Powers is still bright and intact, without tears or stains.

003777

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MEANEST DOLL IN THE WORLD [THE], Martin, Ann M., Laura Godwin and Brian Selznick
20 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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