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TOTAL RECALL, Anthony, Piers
1 TOTAL RECALL
Anthony, Piers
Morrow, 1989, 0688052096 / 9780688052096

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Berkey, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Some minor age-related edge wear, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Novelization of the Sci-Fi movie Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, in turn based upon the short story by Philip K. Dick: "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." The film version remained loyal to PKD's compelling vision of corrupt political systems, neurotic rulers and multilayered social and personal paranoia. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 162. Classic starship painting on the dustjacket illustration by John Berkey.

000078

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A WOMAN OF THE IRON PEOPLE, Arnason, Eleanor
2 A WOMAN OF THE IRON PEOPLE
Arnason, Eleanor
Morrow, 1991, 0688103758 / 9780688103750

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor crinkling to extremities of dustjacket edges from wear, else fine jacket without price-clipping or tears. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very minor bow to front cover board, else near fine condition. Arnason's first SF novel. Anthropological SF novel surrounding the investigation by a woman scientist of the alien culture on a planet in the Sigma Draconis system. The human survey team is riven by gender and social politics that complicate both the investigation and interpretation of the data gathered from the planet. Critically compared to Vinge's The Snow Queen, Kress' An Alien Light and Slonczewski's Door Into Ocean. See Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-37.

002324

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SLOW MOTION RIOT (SIGNED), Blauner, Peter
3 SLOW MOTION RIOT (SIGNED)
Blauner, Peter
Morrow, 1991, 0688100686 / 9780688100681

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Canty, Tom
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Some age-related wear to top edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Signed by Blauner on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A startling story of race, crime and the achieving the American Dream. The author's first book and Winner of the 1992 Edgar Award For Best First Novel.
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000463

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A DANCE AT THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE, Block, Lawrence
4 A DANCE AT THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE
Block, Lawrence
Morrow, 1991, 0688103499 / 9780688103491

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in jacket with very faint crinkling at lower end of front jacket panel, else near fine condition. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1992 Edgar Award Winner for Best Novel.

003167

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A LONG LINE OF DEAD MEN, Block, Lawrence
5 A LONG LINE OF DEAD MEN
Block, Lawrence
Morrow, 1994, 0688121934 / 9780688121938

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. A Matthew Scudder novel. Award History: 1995 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel.

003033

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A LONG LINE OF DEAD MEN (SIGNED), Block, Lawrence
6 A LONG LINE OF DEAD MEN (SIGNED)
Block, Lawrence
Morrow, 1994, 0688121934 / 9780688121938

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Signed by Block on the title page. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A Matthew Scudder novel. Award History: 1995 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel.
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000395

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SOME DAYS YOU GET THE BEAR, Block, Lawrence
7 SOME DAYS YOU GET THE BEAR
Block, Lawrence
Morrow, 1993, 0688108202 / 9780688108205

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Henry, Doug/American Artists
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor edgewear with faint scuffing on textblock edges with moderate bumping at corners and tips of spine panel. A clean, straight copy without price clipping. Near fine copy in near fine jacket. Collection of 21 short stories published between 1963 and 1993 with short introduction by Block.

003177

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QUICK [THE], Cole, Burt
8 QUICK [THE]
Cole, Burt
Morrow, 1989, 0688084788 / 9780688084783

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Kelly, Ken
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Libertarian Science Fiction novel. A soldier in America's second civil war fights citizens rebelling against economic breakdown and government incompetence. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

001155

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A WHISPER OF BLOOD: 18 STORIES OF VAMPIRISM, Datlow, Ellen (ed)
9 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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PAST IMPERATIVE: ROUND ONE OF THE GREAT GAME, Duncan, Dave
10 PAST IMPERATIVE: ROUND ONE OF THE GREAT GAME
Duncan, Dave
Avonova Morrow, 1995, 068814361X / 9780688143619

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Stawicki, Matt
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Jacket faintly bumped at tips and head and heel of spine panel, else fine copy in near fine jacket.

003612

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ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL, Gaiman, Neil
11 ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL
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. 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.

003831

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ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Gaiman, Neil
12 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.
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003142

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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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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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WEALDWIFE'S TALE [THE], Hazel, Paul
15 WEALDWIFE'S TALE [THE]
Hazel, Paul
AvoNova Morrow, 1993, 0688121888 / 9780688121884

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Craft, Kinuko Y.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine copy with only trace of shelfwear in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Hazel's fourth book. Hazel's book The Winter King was nominated for the 1986 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. (Lost to Song of Kali by Simmons.)

002438

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KING OF THE DEAD, MacAvoy, R. A.
16 KING OF THE DEAD
MacAvoy, R. A.
Morrow, 1991, 068809600X / 9780688096007

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Barnard, Bryn
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Book Two in the award-winning Lens of the World trilogy. Award History: 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper).

004410

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LENS OF THE WORLD (SIGNED), MacAvoy, R.A.
17 LENS OF THE WORLD (SIGNED)
MacAvoy, R.A.
William Morrow & Co, 1990, 0688094848 / 9780688094843

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Hardcover first edition, first printing. State First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed and inscribed "To Larry/Bertie MacAvoy" on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket wrapped in protective brodart cover. Volume 1 in the Nazhuret of Sordaling series.
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004590

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CYBERWEB, Mason, Lisa
18 CYBERWEB
Mason, Lisa
AvoNova/Morrow, 1995, 0688139876 / 9780688139872

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to Arachne.

001625

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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
19 ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1998, 0575064285 / 9780575064287

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Morrow in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. The second book in McAuley's future history series, preceded by Child of the River (which made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List). Millions of years in the future, a group of the humanoid, but not quite human, population explore the artificial world called Confluence. "[E]ndless, variegated stream of images and episodes that McAuley produces from his magic hat." Locus - September 1998, pg. 70. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Science Fiction Novels.

002465

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TOWING JEHOVAH (SIGNED), Morrow, James
20 TOWING JEHOVAH (SIGNED)
Morrow, James
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994, 0151909199 / 9780151909193

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ng, Simon
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very minor age-related shelfwear at bottom edge of jacket, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Morrow on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. This is Morrow's second Nebula nomination for Best Novel. Also, Morrow is one of the few authors to transcend genres and be nominated for awards from different categories. Award History: 1995 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Fools by Cadigan); 1995 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Mirror Dance by Bujold); 1995 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Mirror Dance by Bujold); 1994 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Moving Mars by Bear); 1995 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.
Signed by Author(s)
000229

Price: 65.00 USD
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