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MOSTLY HARMLESS, Adams, Douglas
1 MOSTLY HARMLESS
Adams, Douglas
Harmony Books, 1992, 0517577402 / 9780517577400

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cross, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the Heinemann UK edition published in 1992.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Trace of age-related wear on top edge of page block, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping or the usual previous owner's marks. The fifth and final book in the classic Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. A good read when you need some perspective on life's craziness. "[P]art satire, part slapstick." Barron, (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-1.

004101

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Asimov, Isaac
2 ROBOTS AND EMPIRE
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday, 1985, 0385190921 / 9780385190923

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, Book Club or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P 032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneously with the Phantasia Press edition.) Faint jacket crinkling at bottom and top corners of spine panel. One very small (0.5 cm in length) closed tear at top edge of rear jacket panel. A single 3 inch closed tear running diagonally upward from the lower tip up towards the center of the jacket which was "repaired" by a previous owner with scotch tape. Other than these jacket defects the book itself is clean, square and without previous owner's marks. Wonderful copy to marry to a pristine jacket. Difficult to find copies of this title in fine condition that aren't ex-library or remaindered. Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-21. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 134. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Postman by Brin).

000080

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PAPER GRAIL [THE], Blaylock, James P.
3 PAPER GRAIL [THE]
Blaylock, James P.
Ace Books, 1991, 0441651267 / 9780441651269

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Yi, Kang
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint traces of age wear with tonning to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Excellent condition for a book this age. Award History: 1992 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Boy's Life by McCammon); 1993 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Briar Rose by Jane Yolen).

004019

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DIRTY WORK (SIGNED), Cadigan, Pat
4 DIRTY WORK (SIGNED)
Cadigan, Pat
Ziesing, 1993, 0929480279 / 9780929480275

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Berry, Rick
Hardcover, and first trade edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Cadigan on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Collection of 18 stories including "Lost Girls" first published here. Each story is preceded by an author introduction. "[P]assionate, fiesty, lyrical when it needs to be. But above all it's powerful." - Locus, November 1993.
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001286

Price: 35.00 USD
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LOVECRAFT CHRONICLES [THE] (SIGNED), Cannon, Peter
5 LOVECRAFT CHRONICLES [THE] (SIGNED)
Cannon, Peter
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596061340 / 9781596061347

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eckhardt, Jason C.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited Edition, No. 263 of 350 signed and numbered copies. Signed by Cannon on the limitation page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects three previously unpublished memoirs from new sources, contemporaries of Lovecraft, during the critical stage of Lovecraft's emergence as a writer, breaking new biographical ground in Lovecraftian scholarship.
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003813

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SLOW RIVER, Griffith, Nicola
6 SLOW RIVER
Griffith, Nicola
Ballantine Del Rey, 1995, 0345391659 / 9780345391650

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Not a remainder nor ex-library. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Intrigue in a near-future where ecological disaster looms just around the corner. "[P]owerful prose poem on issues that are already with us, but that other writers deem too mundane for this kind of quiet, character-based SF." Locus - June 1995. Award History: 1996 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; 1995 Lambda Award Winner for Best SF/Gay Novel (tied with Shadow Man by Melissa Scott).

003107

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ANCIENT MYSTERIES READER [THE], Haining, Peter (ed) and Christopher Scott
7 ANCIENT MYSTERIES READER [THE]
Haining, Peter (ed) and Christopher Scott
Doubleday & Company, 1975, 0385098677 / 9780385098670

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Weinberg, Allen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition. Original Doubleday Review slip laid in. Moderate edge wear at head and heel of spine panel and top edge of jacket. Bumping with associated crinkling at tips. Small jacket nick in crease of rear jacket flap. Page block shows age-related wear with two small stains on lower edge. Collects eighteen stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, H. G. Wells, Lafcadio Hearn, Arthur Machen, H. P. Lovecraft, A. Merritt, B. Traven, Robert Bloch, Theodore Sturgeon and Harry Harrison. The stories are organized by theme: Subterranean Worlds, Prehistoric Man, Mythology, Lost Races, Ancient Civilisations, Legendary Continents, Mysterious Monuments, Monsters, and Gods From The Skies.

004461

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QUIET POOLS [THE], Kube-McDowell, Michael P.
8 QUIET POOLS [THE]
Kube-McDowell, Michael P.
Ace, 1990, 0441699111 / 9780441699117

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor age-related wear, else fine copy in fine jacket. Critically acclaimed SF novel about the political intrigue and social conflict over the plan, called the Diaspora Project, to send Earth's best people on a lifelong star voyage of colonization. Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-239. Clute, Science Fiction:The Illustrated Encyclopedia - Notable Works, pg. 206. Award History: 1990 HOMer Award Nominee (lost to Redshit Rendezvous by John Stith); 1991 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Vor Game by Bujold); 1991 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Fall of Hyperion by Simmons).

000906

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BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED), Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds)
9 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.
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003540

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BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED), Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds) and Bob Eggleton
10 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.
Signed by Author(s)
003542

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HEAVY WEATHER, Sterling, Bruce
11 HEAVY WEATHER
Sterling, Bruce
Bantam Spectra, 1994, 0553093932 / 9780553093933

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Fine copy in fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Earth in 2031, a cyperpunk-ian future where societies and individuals cope with the breakdown of civilization caused by chaotic weather patterns, new diseases and disintegrating social and governmental institutions. Bleeding-edge (as opposed to cutting-edge) cyberpunk at its best. "[C]yberpunk in the sagebrush." And "Sterling hacks the future, and an elegant hack it is." - Locus, September 1994, p. 27. 1994 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 4 Dec. 1994. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works, pg. 207. Award History: 1994 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003323

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SHADOWMANCER: SPECIAL EDITION, Taylor, G. P.
12 SHADOWMANCER: SPECIAL EDITION
Taylor, G. P.
Faber and Faber, 2003, 0571221998 / 9780571221998

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first edition and first printing. First hardcover edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First Printing of this Special Editon published in October 2003 with a special forward and a previously unpublished final chapter by the author. Originally published in paperback in 2002 by Mount Publishing, Shadowmancer was later published (again in paperback) in the UK in June 2003 by Faber and Faber, but without the final chapter revealing what really happened to Raphah, Thomas and Jacob Crane when they sailed away onboard the Magenta. In October 2003, Faber and Faber published this Special Edition and first hardcover restoring Chapter 26, the final chapter. The first US hardcover edition was published in 2004.

003342

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WORMWOOD: SPECIAL EDITION, Taylor, G. P.
13 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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1976 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF [THE], Wollheim, Donald A. (ed) and Arthur Saha
14 1976 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF [THE]
Wollheim, Donald A. (ed) and Arthur Saha
Daw Books, 1976, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hard Cover, Fine, Fine. Jezierski, Chet
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback the same year by Daw Books.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. First printing with code R26 on page 276 and code 2864 on rear jacket flap. (Priority A binding per L. W. Currey, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, 1979.) Some faint jacket crinkling at corners and edges of spine panel, else fine copy in fine jacket. Very small and faint red colored mark on bottom edge of page block. A clean, straight copy without clipping. Collects the best short fiction published the previous year in magazines. The authors include: Fritz Leiber; Joan D. Vinge, Vernor Vinge; Barrington J. Bayley; Lisa Tuttle; George R. R. Martin; Brian Stableford; Michael Bishop; P. J. Plauger; Stephen Robinett; John Brunner and Richard Cowper. Edited with an Introduction by Wollheim. Award History: 1977 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Anthology (lost to Best SF of the Year 5 edited by Terry Carr).

003359

Price: 14.95 USD
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