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DAY OF THEIR RETURN [THE] , Anderson, Poul
1 DAY OF THEIR RETURN [THE]
Anderson, Poul
Doubleday, 1974, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hard Cover, Fine , Fine. Corben, Richard V.
Book Club and first hardcover edition. Code 6067 on rear jacket flap. Binding priority A (no printing code on page), per L. W. Curry, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, 1979. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. Jacket only faintly chipped at corners, else a clean, square copy without clipping. The jacket is clean, sharp and nearly perfect, unusual condition for a book club edition and a book this age. An excellent candidate to marry this superior jacket to a superior copy.

003391

Price: 14.70 USD
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OMNIVORE, Anthony, Piers
2 OMNIVORE
Anthony, Piers
Ballantine Books, 1969, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. 
Book Club Edition, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Originally published in paperback by Ballantine Books in 1968. The first hardcover was published in the UK by Faber & Faber in 1969 per L. W. Curry, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, 1979.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Science Fiction Book Club first printing with printing code 20 K on page 187 and Code #1825 on rear jacket flap. Dark blue boards lettered in white. Small jacket tear out (0.5 cm x 1 cm square) at lower spine panel. Light jacket crinkling at head and heel of spine panel with slight chipping at upper tips. Closed tear (2 cm in length) at top right corner of rear jacket panel. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without clipping or stains. Faint edgewear with jacket lightly age tanned at edges, else near fine copy in very good jacket. Jacket is non-glossy paper without illustrator credit. Due to paper jacket condition it's difficult to find copies of this title without jacket stains. First book in Anthony's Omnivore trilogy.

003736

Price: 15.00 USD
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WINDUP GIRL [THE] (SIGNED), Bacigalupi, Paolo
3 WINDUP GIRL [THE] (SIGNED)
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Night Shade Books, 2010, 1597801585 / 9781597801584

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Lacoste, Ralph
Trade paperback, first printing. First Printing stated on title page. (Copies are in seventh printings to date.) This trade paperback edition follows the hardcover first edition. Signed by Bacigalupi on the title page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine covers (without jacket as issued). Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Winner; 2010 Nebula Award Winner; 2010 John W. Campbell Award Winner; 2010 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Boneshaker by Cherie Priest); 2010 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2010 Compton Crook Award Winner; 2010 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to The Dervish House by Ian McDonald).
Signed by Author(s)
004397

Price: 60.00 USD
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WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK, Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
4 WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK
Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
Baltimore Worldcon 1998, 1998, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Whelan, Michael
Fine (unread) copy in fine pictorial cover. Full color with b&w drawings. Souvenir book presented at the 54th Annual Science Fiction Convention held at Baltimore, Maryland from August 5 to 9, 1998. Over 100 pages of original short stories, articles and essays by the Guests of Honor including: C. J. Cherryh, Milton A. Rothman, Stanley Schimdt, Michael Whelan, J. Michael Straczynski and Charles Sheffield. Original full color, wrap-around cover art by Michael Whelan.

001077

Price: 30.00 USD
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LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED), Chainani, Soman
5 LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED)
Chainani, Soman
Harper, 2015, 0062435736 / 9780062435736

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bruno, Iacopo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Chainani on a specially printed tipped-in sheet. The tipped-in page bears The School of Good and Evil crest above Chainani's signature. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Three in the very popular The School for Good and Evil juvenile series where ordinary teenagers are kidnapped then trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains. It's Good versus Evil and Boys versus Girls. A lot of fun for young readers. The School for Good and Evil (2013) debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List. The series has been translated into 22 languages and will soon be a major motion picture from Universal Studios, who purchased the rights in a seven-figure deal. The sequel is A World Without Princes (2014). Wonderful interior color and b&w art by illustrator Iacopo Bruno. A colorful, vibrant book to keep forever.
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004794

Price: 35.00 USD
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SENTINEL [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
6 SENTINEL [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Berkley Books, 1984, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Woods, Lebbeus
Book Club, first printing and first trade hardcover edition. First printing with code 0O8 on page 206. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Faintly chipped at tips and corners, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without marks, difficult to find in fine condition. Interior b&w illustrations by Lebbeus Woods. First published in paperback by Berkley (1983) and later in a signed hardcover edition (Jan, 1984), this Book Club edition is the first trade hardcover edition (published in March, 1984). Collects 10 of Clarke's early short stories, published between 1946 and 1983 and includes the outline for the novel The Songs of Distant Earth and the title short story, The Sentinel (written in 1948 and first published in 1951). The Sentinel which was expanded later into Clarke's seminal novel, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

004153

Price: 20.00 USD
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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

Price: 15.00 USD
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ZONE NULL, Franke, Herbert W.
8 ZONE NULL
Franke, Herbert W.
The Seabury Press, 1974, 0816491593 / 9780816491599

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Paslavsky, Ivan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. (Originally published in Germany in 1970.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. English translation by Chris Herriman. Several closed tears (1.0 to 1.5 cm in length) at top edges of jacket with faint chipping at tips. Page block shows moderate tanning and dust soiling. Bottom edges of boards are slightly rubbed. Aside from these defects a square, straight copy without price-clipping. Very good copy in very good jacket. "His sixth and probably most important novel." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pgs. 2538-42.

003453

Price: 15.00 USD
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CORALINE, Gaiman, Neil
9 CORALINE
Gaiman, Neil
HarperCollins Publishers, 2002, 0380977788 / 9780380977789

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. McKean, Dave
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition stated with "1" present in complete number line. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Fifteen interior B&W illustrations by Dave McKean. Faint jacket crinkling with some faint creases on top edges. One page has been dog-eared, but is pressed flat. The text block is square and shows minimal wear. Aside from these defects this is a near fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. Award History: 2002 British Science Fiction Award Winner - Short Fiction; 2003 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novella; 2002 International Horror Guild Award Nominee (lost to My Work Is Not Yet Done by Thomas Ligotti); 2003 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Young Adult Novel; 2003 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Summerland by Michael Chabon); 2002 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Superior Achievement in a Work for Young Readers; 2003 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Seven Wild Sisters by Charles de Lint); 2003 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novella.

004663

Price: 60.00 USD
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BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY, Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
10 BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: FANTASY
Griffith, Nicola and Pagel Stephen (eds)
White Wolf Publishing, 1997, 1565048369 / 9781565048362

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award-breaking original anthology featuring gay-themed stories in a fantasy setting. (Two anthology sequels followed, one for SF and one for Horror.) These stories feature gay and straight characters. Contributing authors include: Carolyn Ives Gilman, Mark Shepherd, Mark McLaughlin, Holly Wade Matter, Mark W. Tiedemann, Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman, Charlee Jacob, K. L. Berac, L. S. Silverthorne [as by Lisa S. Silverthorne ], James A. Moore, Leslie What, B. J. Thrower, Dominick Cancilla, Simon Sheppard, M. W. Keiper, Jeff Verona, Robin Wayne , Kim Antieau, Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Don Bassingthwaite, Tanya Huff and Richard Bowes. Award History: 1997 Lambda Award Winner; 1998 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology.

004759

Price: 15.00 USD
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BEST SF: 1969, Harrison, Harry and Brian Aldiss (eds)
11 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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BLADE RUNNER 2: THE EDGE OF HUMAN, Jeter, K. W.
12 BLADE RUNNER 2: THE EDGE OF HUMAN
Jeter, K. W.
Bantam, 1995, 0553099795 / 9780553099799

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Slight edgewear, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.

003488

Price: 10.00 USD
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INFERNAL DEVICES: A MAD VICTORIAN FANTASY (SIGNED), Jeter, K. W.
13 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.
Signed by Author(s)
004205

Price: 75.00 USD
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A COSMIC CORNUCOPIA, Kirby, Josh and David Langford
14 A COSMIC CORNUCOPIA
Kirby, Josh and David Langford
Paper Tiger, 1999, 1855857316 / 9781855857315

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Kirby, Josh
Trade paperback, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the US edition.) Very fine (unread) condition. Oversized (8.25" x 11.75") trade paperback features extensive, 112 page collection of Kirby's work, finished and un-finished, color and b&w, including the many fully displayed Discworld inspired works that never made it to the dustjacket in their entirety. (The full illustration for Men At Arms is especially clever.) Bibliography listing all Kirby's book jacket illustrations, listed chronologicaly, and includes the book title and author. Kirby died in 2001, and the UK edition for Thief of Time bears the last Kirby inspired illustration for the Discworld series.

001522

Price: 45.00 USD
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A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS, Leiber, Fritz
15 A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS
Leiber, Fritz
Walker & Company, 1969, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gaughan
First edition, first printing. A fine copy in fine dust jacket without tears or marks. (Originally published as a three-part serial in Galaxy magazine in 1968.) Normal age-related wear to side edge of page block. Price ($4.95) intact on front flap with "First Published" present on copyright page. (See L.W. Currey, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors, 1979.) Excellent condition for a book this age. Black and white two panel jacket illustration by Gaughan.

003722

Price: 49.95 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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LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT, Macleod, Ken
18 LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT
Macleod, Ken
Orbit, 2005, 1841493430 / 9781841493435

First Edition, Hardcover, Hold, Near Fine. Book. Gibbons, Lee
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The first US edition was published November 1, 2005 by Tor. Award History: 2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Finalist (lost to Market Forces by Richard Morgan); 2006 Shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award (lost to Air by Geoff Ryman); 2006 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Spin by Robert Charles Wilson).

003093

Price: 50.00 USD
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BEYOND APOLLO, Malzberg, Barry N.
19 BEYOND APOLLO
Malzberg, Barry N.
Random House, 1972, 0394479238 / 9780394479231

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Fine. Book. Hane, Roger
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Veritical smudges on front board with faint discolorations at side edge measuring 2.0 cm long by 1.0 cm wide, with similar very faint discolorations at top and bottom edges of textblock, otherwise a clean, straight copy without any lean. Jacket has faint vertical crease at right flap. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket is complete and not price-clipped. The first novel of Malzberg's to be published in hardcover, an excellent writer who specialized in "bitterly humorous psychological tales, many of them present-tense and first person." Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction (1990), page 28. Beyond Apollo is "a blackly humorous piece of genre-subversion, typical of this author's work...it aroused a great deal of controversy." Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction (1990), page 36. "[A] wickedly funny undermining of the SF myth of the conquest of space, of which Campbell was one of the principal promoters." Barron, Anatomy of Wonder (1995), *4-273. Award History: Winner of the 1973 John W. Campbell Award for Best Novel. (The first year the award was presented.)

002391

Price: 30.00 USD
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OMEGA, McDevitt, Jack
20 OMEGA
McDevitt, Jack
Ace, 2003, 0441010466 / 9780441010462

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels. Very collectible copy.

003969

Price: 30.00 USD
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