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CRADLE OF SPLENDOR, Anthony, Patricia
1 CRADLE OF SPLENDOR
Anthony, Patricia
Ace, 1996, 044100301X / 9780441003013

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Smollin, Mark
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. Brazil joins the space race by launching a rocket into orbit. The mysterious means of propulsion begins a scramble among the rest of the space to discover what sort of propulsion Brazil's rockets used to reach orbit.

001814

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INVERSIONS, Banks, Iain M.
2 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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PRECIPICE [THE], Bova, Ben
3 PRECIPICE [THE]
Bova, Ben
Hodder & Stoughton, 2001, 0340769602 / 9780340769607

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harrison, Mark
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Tor in October, 2001.) Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy with price intact. First volume in The Asteroid Wars series. "The Precipice is an exciting, fast-moving blend of hard SF and technothriller, if sometimes a shade too melodramatic for credibility. It's billed as book one of The Asteroid Wars, and there's more to come." --David Langford. Jacket illustration by Mark Harrison.

001902

Price: 25.00 USD
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GHOSTLIGHT (SIGNED), Bradley, Marion Zimmer
4 GHOSTLIGHT (SIGNED)
Bradley, Marion Zimmer
Tor, 1995, 0312858817 / 9780312858810

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Hess, Mark
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in full number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Bradley "for Marion Bradley" on the title page instead of to the fan "Marlene" as requested on the enclosed customer slip. An interesting associational item. First book in the Shadow Gate series.
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004118

Price: 34.95 USD
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LADY OF THE TRILLIUM, Bradley, Marion Zimmer
5 LADY OF THE TRILLIUM
Bradley, Marion Zimmer
Bantam Spectra, 1995, 0553092995 / 9780553092998

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Harrison, Mark
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint handling-related wear to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mark Harrison.

003434

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SHADOW PUPPETS, Card, Orson Scott
6 SHADOW PUPPETS
Card, Orson Scott
Tor, 2002, 0765300176 / 9780765300171

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rebenschied, Shane
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. (It's very difficult to find first edition copies today without remainder mark flaws on them.) Award History: 2003 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson.)

003288

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M.D.: A HORROR STORY, Disch, Thomas M.
7 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

Price: 35.00 USD
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CITY UNDER THE MOUNTAIN (SIGNED), Ferrari, Mark J.
8 CITY UNDER THE MOUNTAIN (SIGNED)
Ferrari, Mark J.
Ferrari, Mark J., 1999, 

First Edition, Unbound, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Original art by Mark J. Ferrari. Signed in silver-colored ink and number 48 of 250 signed/numbered photoprints.
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001352

Price: 44.95 USD
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COLD MOUNTAIN, Frazier, Charles
9 COLD MOUNTAIN
Frazier, Charles
North Atlantic Press, 1997, 0871136791 / 9780871136794

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First printing points include the misprint present on page 25, line 16 where "man-woman" appears instead of "mad-woman" in the text. John Berendt sticker on front jacket panel. Difficult to find first printings after being reprinted up to forty times. Single, heavy bump at bottom edge of spine panel. Single scuff mark, 1cm in length, on side edge of text block near the top corner with another scuff mark, longer but thinner, at the bottom corner. Text block shows normal age-related darkening. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without tears or previous owner's inscriptions. The author's first book. 18,000 copies in the first print run. Award History: 1997 National Book Award Winner.

004303

Price: 150.00 USD
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CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL, Friesner, Esther (ed)
10 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 IN CHAINMAIL (SIGNED), Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
11 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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DREAM OF GLASS, Gawron, Jean Mark
12 DREAM OF GLASS
Gawron, Jean Mark
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993, 0151265690 / 9780151265695

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. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. "Meditative and striking." Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-176. Award History: 1993 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

000018

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MIRROR TO THE SKY, Geston, Mark
13 MIRROR TO THE SKY
Geston, Mark
Morrow, 1992, 0688111386 / 9780688111380

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Potter, J.K.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight wear and rubbing at edges, with 0.5cm tear-out at bottom corner of rear dustjacket panel, else fine in near fine dustjacket. A fine copy to marry to jacket in superior condition. "The people of Earth call them 'gods' - handsome secretive beings who came from the stars to live among humankind...". By the same author of the classic, Lords of the Starship. Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-180.

000927

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BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY, Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
14 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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TURING OPTION [THE], Harrison, Harry and Marvin Minsky
15 TURING OPTION [THE]
Harrison, Harry and Marvin Minsky
Warner Books, 1992, 0446515655 / 9780446515658

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gillot, Carol
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Small "x" mark by previous owner at top corner of front free endpaper, else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

003433

Price: 10.00 USD
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HOLLOWING [THE], Holdstock, Robert
16 HOLLOWING [THE]
Holdstock, Robert
Roc, 1994, 0451453557 / 9780451453556

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Pallencar, John Jude
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. This First US edition is also the first hardcover edition. (Previously published in UK by HarperCollins in paperback. The UK hardcover followed the US hardcover edition.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A tight, straight copy without price-clipping. Small, faint smudge mark on side edge of page block with minor handling-related wear on edges and very faint jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Excellent condition for a book this age. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Pallencar. Award History: 1994 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to The Innkeeper's Song by Beagle); 1995 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Nominee (lost to Something Rich and Strange by McKillip).

003635

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BOOK OF DARK WISDOM: ISSUE 3, Jones, William (ed)
17 BOOK OF DARK WISDOM: ISSUE 3
Jones, William (ed)
Elder Signs Press, 2004, 0015457184 / 9780015457181

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Escher, Manfred
Very fine (unread) condition. Magazine in glossy wrapper featuring dark fiction and Lovecraftian horror fiction. Essays, fiction, poetry and interior illustrations by the following: William Jones, Marian Kensler, E.S. Magill, David Conyers, Shannon Riley, Chris Welch, Christopher Streffin, Don D'Ammassa, Richard Gavin, D.F. Lewis, Melanie Logue, Eric S. Brown, Lee Clark Zumpe, Michael Penncavage, Mark Yohalem, Justin Martin, Stephen Leclerc, Kevin Dole, David Ruiz, Mike Middleton, Bryan Reagan and Tracey Potter Zumpe.
Signed by Author(s)
002836

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HUNTING OF THE LAST DRAGON [THE], Jordan, Sherryl
18 HUNTING OF THE LAST DRAGON [THE]
Jordan, Sherryl
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2002, 0060289023 / 9780060289027

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Harrison, Mark
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket edges show some wear and light crinkling, especially at the top edge of the spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without previous owner's marks (unusual because most went to libraries and/or have owner's dedication's in them.) The jacket is intact without tears or price-clipping. Unusual thus.

004442

Price: 15.00 USD
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SEA BEGGARS:  BOOK ONE OF THE MARK OF RAN, Kearney, Paul
19 SEA BEGGARS: BOOK ONE OF THE MARK OF RAN
Kearney, Paul
Bantam Press, 2004, 0593047761 / 9780593047767

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Stone, Steve
Trade paperback, first printing and UK first edition. (A US edition was published later in 2005.) Fine (unread) copy without dustjacket as issued. Relatively unknown here, Kearney is a very talented Military-Fantasy author just becoming published in the US. Edgy adult fantasy with a 16th century flavor. A great read for military fantasy buffs comparable familiar with Joe Abercrombie and and Steven Erikson. Book One of a new series by the same author of the sharply written and critically well-received Monarchies of God series. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Steve Stone.

002795

Price: 27.00 USD
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GREEN MILE PART 2 [THE]: THE MOUSE ON THE MILE, King, Stephen
20 GREEN MILE PART 2 [THE]: THE MOUSE ON THE MILE
King, Stephen
Signet, 1996, 0451190521 / 9780451190529

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Good, No Jacket. Book. Geyer, Mark
First printing, mass market paperback original and true first edition with full number sequence present. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Page block heavily tonned (normal age-darkening), with moderate spine crease and worn covers. Previous owner's names on front page. Sharp jacket crease at front tip of cover with lower tip bumped and crinkled. Foxing along page block edges. A reading copy. The Green Mile serial as a whole was the winner of the 1996 Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel. Award History:1996 Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel.

003661

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