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MAUREEN BIRNBAUM, BARBARIAN SWORDSPERSON: THE COMPLETE STORIES, Effinger, George Alec
1 MAUREEN BIRNBAUM, BARBARIAN SWORDSPERSON: THE COMPLETE STORIES
Effinger, George Alec
Guild America Books, 1994, 1568651015 / 9781568651019

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Kelly, Ken
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Code #03994 on rear jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket is scuffed in places, but otherwise intact without tears. A near fine copy in near fine jacket without previous owner's marks. Introduction by Mike Resnick. Collection of eight stories (one original to this collection), featuring Maureen "Muffy" Birnbaum, transported out of the shopping mall into various barbarian worlds, including Barsoom, Pellucidar and the Horseclans among others. (Effinger added later adventures and placed Maureen into these universes at request of their creators). A very fun spoof of the classic sword and sorcery genre. The start of each story features a full-page black & white illustration spoofing the iconic Frank Franzetta illustrations. Award History: 1994 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Collection (lost to Impossible Things by Connie Willis).

004414

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THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED), Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
2 THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED)
Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
Eos, 2004, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Trade paperback, first printing. Very fine (unread) condition. This is a 95 page promotional booklet that features Sneak Preview excerpts from forthcoming books by Eldon Thompson for The Crimson Sword, Lois McMaster Bujold for The Hallowed Hunt and Dan Simmons for Olympos. Signed by Bujold at her excerpt for The Hallowed Hunt. The first appearance for this novel and a fun item for the Bujold collector. The Returning Favorites section features reprints of works by James Alan Gardner, Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman, Richard Fawkes, Mary Stewart, Sheri S. Tepper, Dave Duncan, Sean Russell, Anne McCaffrey, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Marc Scott Zicree, Robert Charles Wilson, Nancy Kress, Victoria Strauss, Mitchell Graham, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, Paul Witcover, Tony Daniel and Raymond E. Feist.
Signed by Author(s)
002840

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BOOK OF DARK WISDOM: ISSUE 3, Jones, William (ed)
3 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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KIRINYA: CHAGA 2 (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
4 KIRINYA: CHAGA 2 (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Gollancz, 1998, 0575060778 / 9780575060777

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Posen, Mike
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Signed by McDonald and inscribed "Worldcon 2011" on the title page. Rare to find signed copies in very fine condition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to Chaga. "What began as all dazzle, chutzpah, and splendid similes comes to have genuine depth, a powerful humanity .. Kirinya offers a remarkable view of a world in transformation."- Locus, July 1998.
Signed by Author(s)
000918

Price: 60.00 USD
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ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED), Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
5 ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED)
Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
Preiss Dell, 1991, 0440503523 / 9780440503521

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Jensen, Bruce
First printing, trade paperback. Minor wear at edges and corners, else fine (unread) softcover copy without tears or defects. Signed by contributing authors Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (and dated "290CT04") and F. Paul Wilson (and inscribed "WHC '006") on the Contents page. Also signed by Charles de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Original anthology with stories on the subject of the Frankenstein monster. Authors: Asimov, Katherine Dunn, Aldiss, Bishop, Vonnegut, Resnick, Wilson, Farmer, Yarbro, Schutz, Somtow, Estleman, Tem, Friesner, Schow, Haber, Reeves-Stevens, Harrington, de Lint, Effinger, and Leonard Wolf.
Signed by Author(s)
000267

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WIDOWMAKERS, Resnick, Mike
6 WIDOWMAKERS
Resnick, Mike
Science Fiction Book Club, 1998, 1568659504 / 9781568659503

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Donato
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy with un-clipped jacket. Omnibus edition that collects The Widowmaker (1996), The Widowmaker Reborn (1997) and The Widowmaker Unleashed (1998) all originally published in paperback.

004012

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DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED), Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
7 DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED)
Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
Science Fiction Book Club, 2005, 1582881642 / 9781582881645

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Giancola, Donato
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by contributor Robert J Sawyer and dated "13 April 2009" on the contents page. Original publication by the Science Fiction Book Club with "First Science Fiction Book Club printing May 2005" stated on copyright page. Slight wear with corners lightly bumped with moderate bumping at top and bottom edges of spine panel. Original anthology edited by Mike Resnick featuring SF mystery novellas by Mike Resnick, David Gerrold, Catherine Asaro, Robert Reed, Jack McDevitt and Robert J. Sawyer.
Signed by Author(s)
003534

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XANADU (SIGNED), Yolen, Jane (ed) with Esther Friesner, Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick
8 XANADU (SIGNED)
Yolen, Jane (ed) with Esther Friesner, Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick
Tor, 1993, 031285367X / 9780312853679

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Roberts, Tony
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First in an original anthology series to be edited by Jane Yolen. Signed by the editor Jane Yolen and inscribed "2015" on the title page. Also signed by contributing authors Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Steven Brust and Esther Friesner on the Contents page, and also by authors Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick at their respective story contributions. Contributing authors include: Ursula Le Guin, Tanith Lee, Nancy Kress, Eleanor Arnason, Esther Friesner, Robert Abel, Steven Brust, Pamela Dean, Gardner Dozois, Frances Hoekstra, Anna Kirwan-Vogel, Elise Matthesen, John Morressy, Leslea Newman, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Mike Resnick, Pat Schneider, Will Shetterly, William Stafford, Lisa Tuttle, Donna J. Waidtlow and Jane Yolen. For fans of Elenor Arnason, the Xanadu anthology includes the novella "The Hound of Merin" set in the hwarhath universe. (This novella follows the only novel in the series, Ring of Swords. All sequels have only appeared as short stories in magazine format.)
Signed by Author(s)
000364

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