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SENTINEL [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
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.


Price: 20.00 USD
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De Lint, Charles
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596062290 / 9781596062290

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. De Lint, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. A signed, limited edition by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Un-numbered edition signed by De Lint on the special signature page. Subtitled "Collected Early Stories Volume 3: High Fantasy Stories", it collects 17 of the author's early stories originally published in magazines from the 1970s through the 1990s. Introduction by De Lint. Out of print on publication. Subterranean published 52 lettered copies and an unknown number of trade copies signed by the author. Fine, unread copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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Price: 45.00 USD
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PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER, Suskind, Patrick (translated by John E. Woods)
Suskind, Patrick (translated by John E. Woods)
Knopf, 1986, 0394550846 / 9780394550848

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Nymphe et Satrye by Antione Watteau (Louvre, Paris)
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in 1985 as "Das Parfum" in Germany.) First American Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Tiny, closed tear (0.5 cm in length) on top rear jacket panel, else a fine copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square and without the usual price-clipping, the original $16.95 price is intact. Page block is bright and jacket is sharp. Unusual to find this title in fine condition. Deckled edges with red dye stain on top edge of text block, in the old printing style common with books in the past. Rear jacket panel illustration mirrors the front panel except for the title "Perfume" is translated back into the original "Das Parfum" in German. Patrick Suskind is a German author and screenwriter. He's a recluse, never granting interviews or allowing photos. Wonderful condition for this book. A movie starring Dustin Hoffman was produced. Fantasy Literature 4A-240. Horror Literature 4-293. 1986 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 7 Dec. 1986. Award History: 1987 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.


Price: 60.00 USD
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