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WINDUP GIRL [THE] (SIGNED), Bacigalupi, Paolo
1 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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ANGRY CANDY, Ellison, Harlan
2 ANGRY CANDY
Ellison, Harlan
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988, 0395483077 / 9780395483077

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ellison, Harlan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Collects 17 of Ellison's short fiction stories, several are award-winning stories (including "Soft Monkey" and "Palladin of the Lost Hour" that won the 1986 Hugo Award), with an Introduction by Ellison. Faint jacket wear at edges and head of spine panel, with faint age-related wear on page block (normal handling for a book this age). Jacket is complete without tears and $18.95 price intact. A straight, square copy in excellent condition for collectible title such as this one. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Award History: 1988 Bram Stoker Award Nominee (lost to Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories by Charles Beaumont); 1989 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Collection and 1989 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Collection.

004573

Price: 40.00 USD
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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
3 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.
Signed by Author(s)
000169

Price: 40.00 USD
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COLD MOUNTAIN, Frazier, Charles
4 COLD MOUNTAIN
Frazier, Charles
North Atlantic Press, 1997, 0871136791 / 9780871136794

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First printing points include the misprint present on page 25, line 16 where "man-woman" appears instead of "mad-woman" in the text. John Berendt sticker on front jacket panel. Difficult to find first printings after being reprinted up to forty times. Single, heavy bump at bottom edge of spine panel. Single scuff mark, 1cm in length, on side edge of text block near the top corner with another scuff mark, longer but thinner, at the bottom corner. Text block shows normal age-related darkening. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without tears or previous owner's inscriptions. The author's first book. 18,000 copies in the first print run. Award History: 1997 National Book Award Winner.

004303

Price: 150.00 USD
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THIEF LORD [THE] (SIGNED), Funke, Cornelia
5 THIEF LORD [THE] (SIGNED)
Funke, Cornelia
Chicken House Scholastic Inc., 2002, 0439404371 / 9780439404372

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Birmingham, Christian
Hardcover first edition, sixth printing. First US edition and first hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK in trade paperback.) Signed by Funke on the title page. Minor bumping on top and bottom edges of spine panel, else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Funke's first novel to appear in English, and the basis for the not-so-good-but-likable film in 2006. Award History: 2003 Corine Award Winner.
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004035

Price: 30.00 USD
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CORALINE, Gaiman, Neil
6 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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GRAVEYARD BOOK [THE], Gaiman, Neil
7 GRAVEYARD BOOK [THE]
Gaiman, Neil
HarperCollins Publishers, 2008, 0060530928 / 9780060530921

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. McKean, Dave
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. This title is appearing in sixth printings, however this copy is a first printing. Award History: 2010 Carnegie Medal in Literature Award Winner; 2009 Newbery Medal Award Winner; 2009 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2009 Locus Award Winner for Best Young-Adult Novel; Locus Magazine 2008 Recommended Reading List - Young Adult Novels.

004100

Price: 100.00 USD
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A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA, Le Guin, Ursula K.
8 A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA
Le Guin, Ursula K.
HarperPrism, 1994, 0061052000 / 9780061052002

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Reinert, Kirk
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing stated with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Interior Illustrations by Michael Storrings. Collects 10 stories, including two from the Hainish universe. Award History: 1994 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The Matter of Seggri by Le Guin and Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer).

003636

Price: 15.00 USD
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OMEGA, McDevitt, Jack
9 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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OMEGA (SIGNED), McDevitt, Jack
10 OMEGA (SIGNED)
McDevitt, Jack
Ace, 2003, 0441010466 / 9780441010462

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by McDevitt on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Small, faint stain on bottom edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost 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.
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003974

Price: 30.00 USD
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BRASYL (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
11 BRASYL (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Pyr Books, 2007, 1591025435 / 9781591025436

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Martiniere, Stephan
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the UK edition by one month.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McDonald on the title page Moderate bump with associated crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy with $25.00 price intact. All first printing points are present: number sequence 11 thru 07 in reverse order with the "07" present (indicating a 2007 printing) followed by the number sequence 5 thru 1 in reverse order with the "1" present, indicating a first printing. Award History: 2007 British Science Fiction Award Winner; 2008 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon); 2008 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon).
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004430

Price: 100.00 USD
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WOLF IN THE SHADOWS, Muller, Marcia
12 WOLF IN THE SHADOWS
Muller, Marcia
Mysterious Press, 1993, 0892965258 / 9780892965250

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Singer, Phil
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A Sharon McCone mystery and the original female private eye. (Muller introduced the female private eye to mystery fiction. Her character creation, Sharon McCone, stands on her own merits.) Award History: 1994 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel.

000417

Price: 25.00 USD
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WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED), Newman, Kim
13 WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED)
Newman, Kim
Alchemy Press, 2000, 0953226026 / 9780953226023

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Starshine, Sylvia
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition to 500 signed/numbered copies by this specialty publisher. Signed on limitation page by Kim Newman, Peter Atkins, Sylvia Starshine and Randy Broeker. Cover art by Starshine and interior illustrations by Broeker. Collection of four stories previously published in the Dark Terrors or Dark Stories anthologies. Award History: 2001 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Collection.
Signed by Author(s)
001670

Price: 45.00 USD
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AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III, Pullman, Philip
14 AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III
Pullman, Philip
Knopf, 2000, 0679879269 / 9780679879268

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rohmann, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the edition published in the UK by Scholastic.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Faint handling related wear and smudging to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. In addition, the circular cut-out in the jacket panel is intact without the usual rips and tears, a common defect with this title. A square, straight copy without the usual previous owner's marks. The US hardcover edition is currently in its fifth printing. Award History: 2001 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to joint winners Declare by Powers and Galveston by Stewart.)

004208

Price: 25.00 USD
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BLUE MARS (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
15 BLUE MARS (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Bantam, 1996, 0553101447 / 9780553101447

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Dixon, Don
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published by Voyager.) Stated July 1996 printing on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Robinson on the title page. Hardcover copies are well into 3rd printings. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block edges show minimal age-related scuffs and smudges, but very lightly handled. Jacket is clean, without tears with $22.95 price intact. A clean, square copy. Final volume in the Mars trilogy. Award History: 1996 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Excession Iain M. Banks); 1997 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 1997 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 1997 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to Fairyland by Paul J. McAuley); 1997 SF Chronicle Award Nominee (lost to Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling); 1997 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh).
Signed by Author(s)
004401

Price: 60.00 USD
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GOD ENGINES [THE], Scalzi, John
16 GOD ENGINES [THE]
Scalzi, John
Subterranean Press, 2009, 1596062991 / 9781596062993

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Chong, Vincent
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (A limited edition was published simultaneously by Subterranean). Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This title is already appearing in third printings, however this is a first printsing. "[Scalzi's] writing has never been crisper, and his ideas carry a freshness and energy most other fantasy authors will envy." - Booklist. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Palimpsest by Charles Stross); 2010 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novella (lost to The Women of Nell Gwynne's by Kage Baker).

004246

Price: 25.00 USD
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TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS, Scott, Melissa
17 TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS
Scott, Melissa
Tor, 1994, 0312857330 / 9780312857332

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jainschigg, Nicholas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint scuffing around top-edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Sequel to her well-received novel Burning Bright. Fast-paced cyberpunk adventure and sociological study centering on the gay central character in this Lambda Award-winning Science Fiction novel. A good read by an excellent SF author. Award History: 1994 Lambda Award for Lesbian and Gay Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror; 1994 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The Matter of Seggri by Ursula K. Le Guin and Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer).

000242

Price: 15.00 USD
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RABBIT AT REST, Updike, John
18 RABBIT AT REST
Updike, John
Alfred A. Knopf, 1990, 0394588150 / 9780394588155

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First Trade Edition. (A limited edition was published previously by The Franklin Library.) First Trade Edition stated on copyright page. Updike's fourth and final novel about ex-basketball player Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, preceded by Rabbit, Run (1960), Rabbit Redux (1971) and Rabbit is Rich (1981). First printing points present: purple topstain on top edge of page block and the date "10/90" printed on lower edge of rear jacket panel indicating an October, 1990 printing. Copy shows some age and handling-related edgewear to textblock with some minor rounding of the top and bottom edges of the spine panel (caused by shelving). Slight bow to rear board. Aside from these defects a square, straight copy with jacket and original $21.95 price intact. Award History: 1991 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction.

004805

Price: 50.00 USD
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STEEL BEACH (SIGNED), Varley, John
19 STEEL BEACH (SIGNED)
Varley, John
Ace Putnam, 1992, 0399137599 / 9780399137594

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good, No Jacket. Book. Hamilton, Todd Cameron
Trade paperback, first printing. Advance Reading Copy. Spine creased with slight lean. Slight soiling due to wear, else very good condition. Signed by Varley on the title page. The book title is derived from the slang term used by sailors and marines to describe the ship's deck area used for recreation. Set in the Eight Worlds universe 200 years after humanity is exiled from the Earth by aliens. ".... the most vigorous novel [Varley] has written since The Ophiuchi Hotline .... For those who may have wondered where John Varley has been and where he is now, Varley's newest novel speaks loud and clear."- Locus, June 1992. "The plot is in effect Varley's excuse to give the reader a guided tour of a marvel-filled new world." - Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-469. "We differ from the first lungfish that left the water of the oceans for the surface of the Earth mainly in that our beach is steel, not sand. " - Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Classics of the 1990's, pg. 235. Varley is also the author of the acclaimed Demon trilogy and the SF novel The Golden Globe (1998), a novel so big the invading aliens are a minor theme. Award History: 1993 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to co-winners A Fire Upon the Deep by Vinge and Doomsday Book by Willis); 1993 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Doomsday Book by Willis).
Signed by Author(s)
000778

Price: 15.00 USD
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A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY, Vinge, Vernor
20 A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY
Vinge, Vernor
Tor, 1999, 0312856830 / 9780312856830

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the $27.95 price intact. The excellent sequel (but prequel to the events in) the 1993 Hugo Co-winner and 1992 Nebula Nominated novel A Fire Upon the Deep. The second book in Vinge's Zones of Thought series. Both books are the best alien-contact novels since Ursula Le Guin's Left Hand of Darkness or Larry Niven's The Mote in God's Eye. Award History: 1999 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler); 2000 Prometheus Award Winner for Best Libertarian SF Novel; 1999 HOMer Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Veiled Web by Asaro); 2000 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Cryptonomicon by Stephenson); 2000 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Indigo by Graham Joyce); 2000 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner; 2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Distraction by Sterling). Magnificent jacket art by Bob Eggleton.

004476

Price: 35.00 USD
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