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SERPENT'S SILVER, Anthony, Piers and Robert E. Margroff
1 SERPENT'S SILVER
Anthony, Piers and Robert E. Margroff
Tor, 1988, 0312931034 / 9780312931032

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Sweet, Darrell K.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block shows the usual age-related tonning with some added handlling-related wear. Spine ends and corners have some light bumping and rubbing. Very small nick at bottom edge of front jacket panel. Aside from the normal wear on a book this age, a straight, square copy without the usual price-clipping. Sequel to Dragon's Gold and the second book in the Adventures of Kelvin Rud fantasy series. Another fun and fantastical jacket illustration by Darrell K. Sweet.

003790

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MYTH-ING PERSONS, Asprin, Robert
2 MYTH-ING PERSONS
Asprin, Robert
Donning Starblaze, 1984, 0898653797 / 9780898653793

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good, No Jacket. Book. Foglio, Phil
Trade paperback, first edition and first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate shelfwear on bottom edge of textblock, else fine copy. The pages are clean, the corners are square and the spine is straight. The fifth book in the funnily absurdist "Myth" series. Reputedly inspired by the Bob Hope-Bing Crosby "Road" movies, this is pure entertainment. Fun full color, wrap-around jacket and very funny interior illustrations by Phil Foglio.

003234

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SHATTERED SPHERE [THE], Asprin, Robert and Lynn Abbey
3 SHATTERED SPHERE [THE]
Asprin, Robert and Lynn Abbey
Nelson Doubleday, 1986, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Velez, Walter
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. First Printing code Q50 on page 727. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Omnibus, it collects the popular shared-world Thieves World anthologies The Dead of Winter (1985), Soul of the City (1986) and Blood Ties (1986). First hardcover appearances for each novel and are the seventh and eighth books in series respectively. This omnibus is also the first appearance and true first hardcover for Blood Ties, the ninth book in the Thieves' World series. This book club edition includes endpaper maps of the city and surrounding area. A very nice copy, unusual to find BCE this age in fine condition.

004172

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MOTHER OF STORMS, Barnes, John
4 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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LORI, Bloch, Robert
5 LORI
Bloch, Robert
Tor Horror, 1989, 031293176X / 9780312931766

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Thiesen, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.Two dot-sized specks, one on the top edge and the other on the side edge of the page block with normal age and dust soiling. Spine panel is slightly sunned, else fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight, square copy without stains, tears or price-clipping.

003329

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KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED), Brin, David
6 KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Tor, 2002, 0765303558 / 9780765303554

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Brin on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint wear to edges and tips, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2003 Hugo Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer).
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003815

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A WHISPER OF BLOOD: 18 STORIES OF VAMPIRISM, Datlow, Ellen (ed)
7 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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FAERIE TALE, Feist, Raymond E.
8 FAERIE TALE
Feist, Raymond E.
Doubleday, 1988, 0385236239 / 9780385236232

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Giusti, Robert
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated first edition. Tanned page block, normal for a book this age. The jacket is missing. A solid, square copy without previous owner's marks. A wonderful copy to marry to a superior jacket. Award History: 1989 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Horror Novel (lost to Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly).

004374

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MARTIAN RAINBOW, Forward, Robert L.
9 MARTIAN RAINBOW
Forward, Robert L.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1991, 0345347129 / 9780345347121

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Near Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Spine panel of jacket faintly sunned, else very fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

003431

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SATURN RUKH, Forward, Robert L.
10 SATURN RUKH
Forward, Robert L.
Tor, 1997, 0312863217 / 9780312863210

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Robert Forward's last novel. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket by Bob Eggleton.

004157

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THE EOS READER: FORTHCOMING BOOKS 2004 - 2005 (SIGNED), Gill, Diana and Jennifer Brehl, Mike Shohl, Kate Nintze and Lois Bujold
11 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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REBEL OF RHADA [THE], Gilman, Robert Cham (pseud. Alfred Coppel)
12 REBEL OF RHADA [THE]
Gilman, Robert Cham (pseud. Alfred Coppel)
Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1969, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Loehle, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Blue boards with gold lettering. Dark purple rear jacket panel shows some rubbing with some very light crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel (normal for a book this age). Previous owner's stamp on half-title page. The page block is bright, square and without stains. A superior copy. A Space-Opera intended for tough, older children, it's a thoughtful work on the decline and resurgence of civilization. Some 10,000 years in the future, mankind has slipped back to a feudal culture, except for the star ships that still link the interstellar empire together. The starship engines run on unlimited energy, but the rest of technology is lost to myth and superstition. Priests chant navigation codes, war horses are transported in the holds for knights and torches light the passageways of the starship because no one remembers how to fix the lights. Within this decay, Kier of Rhada is called to Earth by the 10 year old Emperor to account for himself.

004501

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ANCIENT MYSTERIES READER [THE], Haining, Peter (ed) and Christopher Scott
13 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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FATHERLAND, Harris, Robert
14 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
15 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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SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE], Hartwell, David G. (ed)
16 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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CELTIKA, Holdstock, Robert
17 CELTIKA
Holdstock, Robert
Earthlight, 2001, 0684860368 / 9780684860367

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US was published in March 2003.) Book One of The Merlin Codex. Merlin, ageless and timeless, begins a quest for the lost ship Argo, the same ship he joined long ago in another journey.

001802

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HOLLOWING [THE], Holdstock, Robert
18 HOLLOWING [THE]
Holdstock, Robert
Roc, 1994, 0451453557 / 9780451453556

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Pallencar, John Jude
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. This First US edition is also the first hardcover edition. (Previously published in UK by HarperCollins in paperback. The UK hardcover followed the US hardcover edition.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A tight, straight copy without price-clipping. Small, faint smudge mark on side edge of page block with minor handling-related wear on edges and very faint jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Excellent condition for a book this age. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Pallencar. Award History: 1994 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to The Innkeeper's Song by Beagle); 1995 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Nominee (lost to Something Rich and Strange by McKillip).

003635

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EYE OF THE WORLD [THE], Jordan, Robert
19 EYE OF THE WORLD [THE]
Jordan, Robert
Tor Fantasy, 1990, 0812500482 / 9780812500486

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Sweet, Darryl
Trade paperback, first edition and first printing. Printed simultaneously with the first hardcover edition. Stated First Edition with number line complete. (Copies are well into 13th printings.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Except for a single tear-out at the bottom edge of the spine panel (1cm x 1cm in size) and some very light scuffing, this copy shows minimal wear and is in fine condition. Over 20 years old, very rare to find a copy in fine condition. The front cover fold-out is present and not torn off, unusual in current trade paperback editions. Clean, square copy without previous owner's marks. Iconic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration (with front cover fold-out) by Darryl Sweet. Award History: 1991 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin).

004339

Price: 35.00 USD
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BATTLESTAR GALATICA, Larson, Glen A. And Robert Thurston
20 BATTLESTAR GALATICA
Larson, Glen A. And Robert Thurston
Berkley Books, 1978, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Book Club, first hardcover edition and first printing. A fine copy in near fine jacket. Not remainder or ex-library copy. Issued by Science Fiction Book Club, this novel is based upon the original TV series. First printing code I47 on page 214 and code #1953 on rear jacket panel. (Published in December 1978, three months after the paperback edition by Berkely.) Light foxing at top edge of page block. Jacket lightly rubbed in spot at top corner of spine hinge and scattered small spots on rear jacket panel. A single small closed, but jagged tear at heel of spine panel. Blue boards with brown lettering. A clean, square copy without clipping.

003905

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