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COLD ALLIES, Anthony, Patricia
1 COLD ALLIES
Anthony, Patricia
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993, 0151185034 / 9780151185030

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Craig Stuart
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "A" present. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthony's first novel. She's also the author of Brother Termite, Happy Policeman and Flanders. "A fine first novel." Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, II30. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Debuts, pg. 207. Anthony's novel Flanders made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 list. Award History: 1994 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel.

000669

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TOTAL RECALL, Anthony, Piers
2 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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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Asimov, Isaac
3 ROBOTS AND EMPIRE
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday, 1985, 0385190921 / 9780385190923

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Shaw, Barclay
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. If these points are not present it is not a first printing. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneous with the Phantasia Press limited edition.) Faint wear at tips of jacket. There is a single 1 cm closed tear at bottom tip of rear jacket panel, else the jacket is clean without marks or price-clipping. The page block is crisp, clean and square. A wonderful copy difficult to find 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).

004451

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Asimov, Isaac
4 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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FINITY, Barnes, John
5 FINITY
Barnes, John
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068906 / 9780575068902

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the Tor edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Virtual-reality mystery wrapped inside an alternate history story where American democracy survives in small expatriate groups in a world dominated by 12 "Reichs" which are the legacy of the Axis victory in WWII. "[A] genuine adventure of ideas." - Locus, February 1999, pg. 19. Excellent cover painting in the classic SF style by John Harris.

001493

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KALEIDOSCOPE CENTURY, Barnes, John
6 KALEIDOSCOPE CENTURY
Barnes, John
Tor, 1995, 0312855613 / 9780312855611

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy is one of the rare, surviving first printings of the first edition. (Both "First edition: May 1995" and the number sequence "0987654321" appear on the copyright page.) The first edition was recalled by Tor because of an "unacceptably large numbers of errors in the text." The defective copies were exchanged for copies of the second printing (really the 2nd edition) which corrected all the errors. SF novel set in a dark, harrowing 21st century. "Barnes has constructed a brutal vision of a history that might have been .... (his last line is absolutely chilling)." - Locus, June 1995 pg. 57. Barnes is the author of Orbital Resonance (1991 Nebula Nominee), A Million Open Doors (1992 Nebula Nominee), Mother of Storms (1994 Hugo and 1995 Nebula Nominee), and co-author of Encounter with Tiber (with Buzz Aldrin). His work is provocative, gritty, hard-SF, and touching distance away from finally winning the awards he richly deserves. He only gets better.

000724

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MOTHER OF STORMS, Barnes, John
7 MOTHER OF STORMS
Barnes, John
Tor, 1994, 0312855605 / 9780312855604

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Out-of-print on publication. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Near-future disaster novel, it's Twister" on a planetary scale. This novel, along with Bruce Sterling's Heavy Weather, was the precursor to the disaster theme of the '90's, i.e. Mother Nature strikes back. Strong character driven novel with adult themes and relationships. "Barnes allows the better aspects of human character, our humanity, to overcome both the overwhelming blandness of our consumer culture, simultaneous with the revelation that the same consumer culture is nothing but a house of cards against the fury of Mother Nature". Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works, pg. 207. This is Barnes' third novel to be nominated for the Nebula award. Award History: 1995 Hugo Nominee; (lost to Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold); 1995 Nebula Nominee (lost to The Terminal Experiment by Robert J. Sawyer).

000086

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MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE), Bear, Greg
8 MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE)
Bear, Greg
Tor, 1993, 031285515X / 9780312855154

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Bear on the title page with a doodle of Mars "moving" across the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A pristine, never read copy in protective brodart jacket. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, *II-95. "[The] most daring of all the several Mars novels that have appeared in the 1990's." Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 196, and at Notable Works, pg. 207, ibid. Dust jacket by Wayne Barlowe. Award History: 1994 Nebula Award Winner; 1994 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to .
Signed by Author(s)
000788

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COUNT GIGER'S BLUES, Bishop, Michael
9 COUNT GIGER'S BLUES
Bishop, Michael
Tor, 1992, 0312851995 / 9780312851996

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Canty, Tom
Hardcover first edition, first printing. One small closed jacket tear (0 .7 cm in size), at top right corner of front jacket panel, else very fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Bishop's critically acclaimed satire about American consumer culture told through the protogonist, a cultured renaissance man, transformed by an accident into superhero and subsequent pop-culture icon. Scarce novel published in a non-laminated jacket very prone to chips and nicks, difficult to find in fine condition. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works 1990-1994, pg. 206.

002479

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AFTER SILENCE, Carroll, Jonathan
10 AFTER SILENCE
Carroll, Jonathan
Doubleday, 1993, 0385419740 / 9780385419741

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (First published in 1992 in the UK by Macdonald.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Carroll is the author of such acclaimed novels as The Land of Laughs, Bones of the Moon and Sleeping in Flame. "[Carroll] has produced oddly affecting novels, always walking an uneasy tightrope between literary affectation and all-out horror." - Maxim Jakubowski, Fantasy Literature: A Reader's Guide, Neil Barron (ed), 1990, pg. 232.

003428

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M.D.: A HORROR STORY, Disch, Thomas M.
11 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

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TERANESIA, Egan, Greg
12 TERANESIA
Egan, Greg
Gollancz, 1999, 057506854X / 9780575068544

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, and the true first edition. (Preceded the US edition published by HarperPrism.) Strange and inexplicable evolutionary changes on an isolated Indonesian island focus in the person of a young boy. "Egan's most humane and at times his most funny novel to date." - Locus, September 1999, pg. 20. "[T]his may be [Egan's] most emotionally adventurous book, a thematic companion to Distress, but quite a bit farther out on a limb." - Locus, July 1999, pg. 58. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List; Winner of the 1999 Aurealis Award for Best SF Novel; Winner of the 2000 Ditmar Award for Best Novel.

001263

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MISSION TO MOULOKIN, Foster, Alan Dean
13 MISSION TO MOULOKIN
Foster, Alan Dean
Nelson Doubleday, 1979, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Stone, D. K.
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. At least the first US hardcover or possibly the true first edition. (A paperback was published by Del Rey in 1979 and reportedly a UK hardcover by NEL the same year, but precedence unknown.) Issued by SFBC with code J03 on page 281 and code 3373 on rear jacket flap. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Some faint scratches on rear jacket panel with very light wear at tips, else a fine copy in fine jacket. A beautiful copy of one of Foster's more important books without the tears and stains so common with book club editions. A straight, square copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. Wonderful glossy jacket illustration by D. K. Stone. Sequel to Icerigger (1974) and the second book in the Icerigger Trilogy. "[T]he [Ice Rigger Trilogy] comprising his best work to date." - Clute and Nicholls, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, pg. 441.

003756

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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
14 SARAH CANARY (SIGNED)
Fowler, Karen Joy
Henry Holt, 1991, 0805017534 / 9780805017533

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Jaramillo, Raquel
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Fowler on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A straight, square copy and bright, intact dust jacket. An excellent copy. "[B]rilliantly conceived, beautifully written book." Anatomy 4, *4-173. "[M]ay be the finest First Contact novel yet written." Clute & Nicholls, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, pg. 443. Award History: 1992 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Doomsday Book by Willis); 1991 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 1 Dec. 1991; 1991 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee for Gender-bending SF (lost to co-winners A Woman of the Iron People by Arnason and White Queen by Gwyneth Jones); 1993 Arthur C. Clarke Honorable Mention.
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000169

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IDORU (SIGNED), Gibson, William
15 IDORU (SIGNED)
Gibson, William
Putnam, 1996, 0399141308 / 9780399141300

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Gibson on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Clean, square copy in bright jacket. Thematic sequel to the cyberpunk novel Virtual Light (1993) and second novel in The Bridge Trilogy. "[E]ntertaining, funny, and slyly subversive of the whole cyberpunk aesthetic." - Locus, Oct. 1996, pg. 21.
Signed by Author(s)
004170

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FATHERLAND, Harris, Robert
16 FATHERLAND
Harris, Robert
Random House, 1992, 0679412735 / 9780679412731

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Spine panel moderately sunned with some light handling-related edge wear and tiny smudge on lower edge, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Critically acclaimed alternate history novel and Harris' debut novel. This novel is notoriously difficult for categorization as it falls into Science Fiction, Fiction and the Mystery categories. (Anyone remember SS-GB by Len Deighton? Alternate history murder mystery set in Nazi-occupied Great Britain.) A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1993 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to China Mountain Zhang by Maureen McHugh); Clute, (ed), Debuts 1990-1994, pg. 206, in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia; 1992 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003690

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FATHERLAND, Harris, Robert
17 FATHERLAND
Harris, Robert
Random House, 1992, 0679412735 / 9780679412731

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Light handling related edgewear, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Critically acclaimed alternate history novel and Harris' debut novel. This novel is notoriously difficult for categorization as it falls within the Science Fiction, Fiction and the Mystery literary genres. (Remember SS-GB by Len Deighton - alternate history and murder mystery set in Nazi-occupied Great Britain.) A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: Clute, Debuts 1990-1994, pg. 206, in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia; 1992 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003753

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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
18 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

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BETTER ANGELS (SIGNED), Hendrix, Howard
19 BETTER ANGELS (SIGNED)
Hendrix, Howard
Ace, 1999, 0441006523 / 9780441006526

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. Signed by Hendrix on the title page and dated "11/12/99" only six weeks after the offical publication date of October 1, 1999. A unique copy. Prequel to Lightpaths and Standing Wave. "[D]efies genre boundaries with great panache." - Locus, Dec 1999, pg. 19.
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001445

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FREEZE FRAMES (SIGNED), Kerr, Katharine
20 FREEZE FRAMES (SIGNED)
Kerr, Katharine
Tor, 1995, 0312890443 / 9780312890445

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Danisi, Joseph M.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US and first hardcover edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Kerr on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Published previously in UK by HarperCollins as the paperback titled "Freezeframes". Original collection of linked stories set in an alternative San Francisco, California. Collected here, the novella "Resurrection" was previously published by Axolotl Press. "...Kerr's unfolding future seem very real, from hippie exhuberance to a darkening political and economic landscape...and onto a future of ironies and surprises." - Locus, May 1995, pg. 61.
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000682

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