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MACHINE'S CHILD: THE NEW COMPANY NOVEL [THE], Baker, Kage
1 MACHINE'S CHILD: THE NEW COMPANY NOVEL [THE]
Baker, Kage
Tor, 2006, 0765315513 / 9780765315519

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Youll, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint handling-related edge wear, else fine copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy. A Company novel and the second to last in the series prior to Ms. Baker's passing in 2010.

004158

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POLLINATORS OF EDEN [THE], Boyd, John (pseud. for Boyd B. Upchurch)
2 POLLINATORS OF EDEN [THE]
Boyd, John (pseud. for Boyd B. Upchurch)
Science Fiction Book Club, 1969, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
Book club edition, first printing. Preceded by the trade edition published by Weybright and Talley. Has first printing gutter code "25K"on page 209, indicates a printing in June 1969. Red boards with yellow lettering on spine. Previous owner's stamp on ffep. Copy is clean, square without dents. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy with jacket intact.

004599

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NEW YORK NIGHTS, Brown, Eric
3 NEW YORK NIGHTS
Brown, Eric
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068728 / 9780575068728

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Moore, Chris
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US edition published.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Volume One of the Virex Trilogy. In the near future American society is decimated and fractionalized by refugees after a limited nuclear exchange turnes the eastern seaboard into a hot-zone. Two private investigators who specialize finding missing persons in this social chaos pursue a case which plunges them into the Virtual Reality culture, where the question is asked: Which is better? The real world of social chaos or the VR world where you can be a god? "[The Virex Trilogy is] described with a delicacy and precision often reminiscent of Ballard or Bradbury." - Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-167. "Mystery and SF competently melded." - Paul Di Filippo.

001621

Price: 35.00 USD
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CITIES: THE VERY BEST OF FANTASY COMES TO TOWN, Crowther, Peter (ed)
4 CITIES: THE VERY BEST OF FANTASY COMES TO TOWN
Crowther, Peter (ed)
Gollancz, 2003, 057507504X / 9780575075047

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Omnibus edition that collects short stories by China Mieville, Michael Moorcock, Paul di Filippo and Geoff Ryman previously published only in limited edition novellas by speciality publisher PS Publishing. Edited and introduced by Peter Crowther. Excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Edward Miller.

004357

Price: 25.00 USD
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ILL-MADE MUTE [THE], Dart-Thornton, Cecilia
5 ILL-MADE MUTE [THE]
Dart-Thornton, Cecilia
Macmillan, 2001, 0333907531 / 9780333907535

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gregory, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Warner Books in May, 2001.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Debut novel and Book 1 in the The Bitterbynde series. Subdued fantasy elements but richly crafted story that slowly unfolds with the telling. This series will become richer with each book added to the mix. "Dart-Thornton's world takes many traditional elements of epic fantasy and manages to stir them into something charming and new". - Charlene Brusso. "Featuring a courageous and unusual heroine, this series opener belongs in most fantasy collections." - Library Journal. "With deep roots in folklore and myth, tirelessly inventive, fascinating, affecting and profoundly satisfying. A stunning, dazzling debut". - Kirkus Reviews, March 2001. Click to view the UK edition featuring the fine front and back jacket panel illustrations by Paul Gregory.

002059

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THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED), Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
6 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.
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002840

Price: 15.00 USD
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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
7 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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WEALDWIFE'S TALE [THE], Hazel, Paul
8 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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SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN SAMURAI, Holt, Tom
9 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN SAMURAI
Holt, Tom
Orbit, 1999, 1857238982 / 9781857238983

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Cemmick, Paul
Hardcover UK, first edition and first printing. Small and very faint moisture stain at heel of jacket spine panel, else fine copy in near fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Very cool full color jacket illustration by Paul Cemmick.

003414

Price: 20.00 USD
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BATTLEFIELD EARTH: A SAGA OF THE YEAR 3000, Hubbard, L. Ron
10 BATTLEFIELD EARTH: A SAGA OF THE YEAR 3000
Hubbard, L. Ron
St Martins Press, 1982, 0312069782 / 9780312069780

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Stinson, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in full number line. Other than some faint bumping at tips and jacket crinkling caused by shelving (most noticeably at the upper front tip), a nearly perfect copy that appears in unread condition. Well preserved by the previous owner and extremely rare copies in fine condition. A fine copy in fine jacket and very collectible in this condition. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Iconic jacket illustration by Paul Stinson.

004055

Price: 100.00 USD
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DARK OF THE NIGHT: NEW TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL (SIGNED), Jones, Stephen (ed)
11 DARK OF THE NIGHT: NEW TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL (SIGNED)
Jones, Stephen (ed)
Pumpkin Books, 1997, 1901914011 / 9781901914016

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Broecker, Randy
Hardcover UK, first printing and first trade edition.(A limited edition was published simultaneously with the trade edition.) Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by the editor Stephen Jones on the title page. Original anthology with 15 new tales of horror and the supernatural. Contributing authors include: Ramsey Campbell, Jo Fletcher, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Stephen Laws, Richard Christian Matheson, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, David Case, Christopher Fowler, Roberta Lannes, Paul J. McAuley, Kim Newman, Jay Russell and Douglas E. Winter. Frontispiece drawing by Randy Broecker.
Signed by Author(s)
001304

Price: 100.00 USD
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SEA BEGGARS:  BOOK ONE OF THE MARK OF RAN, Kearney, Paul
12 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

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SECOND EMPIRE [THE]: MONARCHIES OF GOD BOOK FOUR, Kearney, Paul
13 SECOND EMPIRE [THE]: MONARCHIES OF GOD BOOK FOUR
Kearney, Paul
Gollancz, 2000, 0575065745 / 9780575065741

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Crisp, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. First Published in 2000 stated on copyright page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Four in this critically acclaimed military-fantasy series. The Monarchies of God is a fine, densely written politco-religous series by an author not yet available in the U.S. Densely plotted alternate history where two rival "Western" churches wage politco-religous wars with each other and against an Oriental foe with swords and arquebuses. Magic exists but is being prosecuted and extinguished by church-sanctioned inquisitions. Battles and military themes are portrayed convincingly in C. S. Forrester style realism and brutality. Hard-edged military fantasy that is not for the squeamish.

001580

Price: 45.00 USD
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NIGHTMARE JOURNEY, Koontz, Dean R.
14 NIGHTMARE JOURNEY
Koontz, Dean R.
Berkley Putnam, 1975, 0399113886 / 9780399113888

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The pageblock is tanned, normal for a book this age manufactured before acid-free paper. Minor foxing at top edge of text block. Jacket edges slightly worn with some liver-spotting to white rear cover. One small horizontal scuff at top edge of front jacket panel with jacket crease at front corner of spine. Else a straight, square near fine copy in near fine jacket. A complex story taking place in the far-future, this title was the last SF novel Koontz wrote before turning his talents to the supernatural horror genre.

002784

Price: 175.00 USD
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SILK CODE [THE], Levinson, Paul
15 SILK CODE [THE]
Levinson, Paul
Tor, 1999, 0312868235 / 9780312868239

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Uretsky, Jan and Shelley Eshkar
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very small closed tear (0.5 cm in size) at lower tip of rear jacket panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2000 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best First Novel.

003865

Price: 10.00 USD
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BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED), Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds)
16 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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BRIAN LUMLEY COMPANION [THE] (SIGNED), Lumley, Brian and Stanley Wiater (eds) and Bob Eggleton
17 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

Price: 45.00 USD
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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
18 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

Price: 40.00 USD
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CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
19 CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1997, 0575064277 / 9780575064270

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Avon Eos in June 1998.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. "McAuley has begun shaping a powerful epic that could be one of the most important in recent SF." - Locus, December 1997, pg. 68. "It promises to be a major work that will undoubtedly be compared to Majipoor and other SF creations." - Science Fiction Chronicle, February 1998, pg. 59. "On a distant planet seeded with 10,000 bloodlines, beset by crumbling technology and feral machines, a young man seeks his destiny. In this assured and dazzlingly inventive novel, the ever-versatile McAuley tackles the tale of the far future and makes it his own." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 1998 Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List.

001093

Price: 40.00 USD
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MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED), McAuley, Paul J.
20 MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED)
McAuley, Paul J.
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880099 / 9781902880099

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Hardy, David A.
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition. Limited edition numbered to 200 signed copies. Signed by McAuley and Introducer Michael Swanwick on the limitation page. Full color, wrap-around jacket by David A. Hardy. PS Publising is a specialty publisher of mostly original works, all novellas, commissioned by Peter Crowther. Each one also comes with an original introduction, written by a fellow author. They are true firsts, limited to 200 hardbacks and 300 paperbacks, and signed and numbered. SF novella, chronologically the first of a series dealing with the aftermath of McAuley's "Quiet War" story.
Signed by Author(s)
001577

Price: 60.00 USD
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