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STREET: A NOVEL, Cady, Jack
1 STREET: A NOVEL
Cady, Jack
St. Martin's Press, 1994, 0312114559 / 9780312114558

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Kloster, Doris
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Critically acclaimed horror novel. "Street [is] a work of genuine supernatural horror. It's stunningly dark conclusion continues to resonate, and disturb, long after the reader turns the last page." - Locus, August 1994.

000345

Price: 30.00 USD
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DEAD GIRLS, Calder, Richard
2 DEAD GIRLS
Calder, Richard
St. Martins Press, 1995, 0312130457 / 9780312130459

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Rostant, Larry
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the HarperCollins UK, edition published in 1993). Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. SF novel about a plague that turns women into plastic dolls. Calder's well received first novel and the first book in the trilogy. Award History: 1996 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to The Bohr Maker by Linda Nagata).

000337

Price: 35.00 USD
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SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE], Hartwell, David G. (ed)
3 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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BATTLEFIELD EARTH: A SAGA OF THE YEAR 3000, Hubbard, L. Ron
4 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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INFERNAL DEVICES: A MAD VICTORIAN FANTASY (SIGNED), Jeter, K. W.
5 INFERNAL DEVICES: A MAD VICTORIAN FANTASY (SIGNED)
Jeter, K. W.
St. Martins Press, 1987, 031200706X / 9780312007065

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Jeter in purple ink on the title page. A straight, square copy without marks. The jacket is bright without tears and with $16.95 price intact. Fine (unread) copy in fine dust jacket. "A 'steam-punk' Victorian fantasy of great charm." Barron (ed.) Fantasy Literature 4A-145.
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004205

Price: 75.00 USD
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ORCHID EATER [THE], Laidlaw, Marc
6 ORCHID EATER [THE]
Laidlaw, Marc
St. Martins Press, 1994, 0312105150 / 9780312105150

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Poor. Book. Weiman, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in poor jacket including jagged 2cm closed tear at top left corner of front panel and jacket crinkling at corners and bottom edge of spine panel. The copy is clean, straight and without marks of any kind. A fine copy to marry to a jacket in superior condition. Novel by the same author of the gonzo SF novel Dad's Nuke (1985). Laidlaw won the 1996 International Horror Guild Award for Best Novel for The 37th Mandala.

003138

Price: 10.00 USD
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BESSIE BLUE KILLER [THE] (SIGNED), Lupoff, Richard
7 BESSIE BLUE KILLER [THE] (SIGNED)
Lupoff, Richard
St. Martins Press, 1994, 0312104251 / 9780312104252

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Presentation copy signed and inscribed on the title page "Richard Lupoff/@WHC 2006/San Francisco." Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A Hobart Lindsey/Marvia Plum mystery. Murder investigation around the filming of a movie about black fighter pilots during WWII.
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000684

Price: 20.00 USD
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GODMOTHER NIGHT, Pollack, Rachel
8 GODMOTHER NIGHT
Pollack, Rachel
St. Martins Press, 1996, 031214606X / 9780312146061

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Woolley, Janet
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Winner of the 1997 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. A contemporary fairytale with feminist elements. Pollack is also the author of the very good Unquenchable Fire (winner of the 1989 Arthur C. Clarke Award), and its sequel, Temporary Agency (nominated for the 1994 Nebula Award). Award History: 1997 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

000826

Price: 50.00 USD
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TOLKIEN COMPANION [THE], Tolkien, J. R. R. (Tyler, J. E. A editor)
9 TOLKIEN COMPANION [THE]
Tolkien, J. R. R. (Tyler, J. E. A editor)
St Martins Press, 1976, 0517279142 / 9780517279144

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Zucker, Joseph
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Heavy scuff mark on side edge of textblock with moderate age-related soiling. Slight indication of front board separation from spine. Jacket shows minor wear at corners and bears two closed tears, 2.0 cm and the other 1.0 cm in length, at bottom edge of front panel. A well-preserved, but handled copy of a book that was the first to compile the vast world of Middle Earth. Interior black and white illustrations by Kevin Reilly. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket by Joseph Zucker.

003047

Price: 20.00 USD
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CONVERTS, Watson, Ian
10 CONVERTS
Watson, Ian
St. Martin's Press, 1984, 0312169450 / 9780312169459

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Very Good. Ex-Library. Marsh, James
Hardcover first edition. Ex-library copy. Not a book club edition. This copy is leaned with the usual ex-library markings, paste-ons and handling. However, the jacket is complete without tears, stains or price-clipping. Further, the jacket has been cleaned with all library paste-ons removed with only a faint tape ghost from the libary sticker remaining at bottom edge of spine panel. A nice first edition jacket to marry to a superior copy or a convenient reading copy.

003098

Price: 10.00 USD
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QUEENMAGIC, KINGMAGIC, Watson, Ian
11 QUEENMAGIC, KINGMAGIC
Watson, Ian
St. Martins Press, 1988, 0312015038 / 9780312015039

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (First published by Gollancz in 1986.) Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor crinkling to jacket at top and bottom edges at spine panel, otherwise fine copy in fine jacket. Excellent condition for a book this age. Highly recommended fantasy novel, where the rules of combat are ordered according to the rules of chess. Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-488.

000512

Price: 15.00 USD
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MY FATHER IMMORTAL, Weaver, Michael D.
12 MY FATHER IMMORTAL
Weaver, Michael D.
St Martins Press, 1989, 031202617X / 9780312026172

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Sienkewicz, Bill
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Reviewed in The New York Review of Science Fiction, September 1989.

004039

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