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DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE], Anderson, Poul
1 DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE]
Anderson, Poul
Doubleday, 1971, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Poor. Book. Frazetta, Frank
Book Club Edition and first world edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Seven binding priorities, which this is Currey binding priority (A) with Code 29 M on page 179. Jacket code 3411 on rear flap. Light dust soiling on top edge of text block. Jacket is chipped at top and bottom of spine panel, two closed 3cm vertical tears at bottom edge of jacket, "91335" inscribed by previous owner on rear panel, and spots, possibly from a spill, on front and side jacket panels. Although the jacket for this copy is poor, the copy itself in in fine condition. Not leaned, not remainder nor ex-library. A clean, straight copy for book this age. A great copy for a collector wanting to marry a fine copy with a better jacket.

002742

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EMPRESS OF THE ENDLESS DREAM [THE], Arden, Tom
2 EMPRESS OF THE ENDLESS DREAM [THE]
Arden, Tom
Gollancz, 2001, 0575063742 / 9780575063747

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jenkins, Kevin
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US publication for any book in this excellent fantasy series.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The Fifth Book of The Orokon series. The final volume in Arden's five-volume apocalyptic fantasy epic comprising macabre humor, horror, dark fantasy and mysticism all set in a world equivalent to our 17th century Europe, where the world-saving youth begins the quest as a remarkably unlikable and immature young man, a refreshing break from the one dimensional, wholesome hero-types we usually get in quest fantasy novels. Arden is relatively unknown in the U.S. and deserves more recognition. Innovative adult fantasy at its very best. Beautiful dust jacket illustration by Kevin Jenkins.

002182

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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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HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER, Attanasio, A.A.
4 HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER
Attanasio, A.A.
HarperCollins, 1991, 0060179090 / 9780060179090

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Kang Yi
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Click to view the full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Kang Yi. Award History: 1992 World Fantasy Award Nominee.

000082

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INVERSIONS, Banks, Iain M.
5 INVERSIONS
Banks, Iain M.
Orbit, 1998, 1857236262 / 9781857236262

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Salwowski, Mark
Hardcover UK, first printing and the true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A "story with two stories" about two protagonists, one a soldier and the other a doctor, in a world where social order is breaking down into chaos. As an added wrinkle, both are agents from the advanced Culture civilization. "This could be SF, of a rather sneaky sort...filled with murders, subtle poisons, and political machinations with a very personal edge." Locus - September 1998. Beautiful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mark Salwowski. Award History: 1998 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to The Extremes by Christopher Priest).

000910

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FINITY, Barnes, John
6 FINITY
Barnes, John
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068906 / 9780575068902

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the Tor edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Virtual-reality mystery wrapped inside an alternate history story where American democracy survives in small expatriate groups in a world dominated by 12 "Reichs" which are the legacy of the Axis victory in WWII. "[A] genuine adventure of ideas." - Locus, February 1999, pg. 19. Excellent cover painting in the classic SF style by John Harris.

001493

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FOUNDATION'S FEAR (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory
7 FOUNDATION'S FEAR (SIGNED)
Benford, Gregory
Orbit, 1997, 1857234634 / 9781857234633

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gambino, Fred
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. First Published in Great Britain printed on copyright page. Signed by Benford on the title page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Excellent condition for a book this age. Published two months after the US edition by HarperPrism. Volume 1 of The Second Foundation Trilogy. Wonderful two-panel dustjacket illustration by Fred Gambino capturing the sheer mass of the world city of Trantor.
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004477

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PAPER GRAIL [THE], Blaylock, James P.
8 PAPER GRAIL [THE]
Blaylock, James P.
Ace Books, 1991, 0441651267 / 9780441651269

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Yi, Kang
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint traces of age wear with tonning to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Excellent condition for a book this age. Award History: 1992 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Boy's Life by McCammon); 1993 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Briar Rose by Jane Yolen).

004019

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NEW YORK NIGHTS, Brown, Eric
9 NEW YORK NIGHTS
Brown, Eric
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068728 / 9780575068728

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Moore, Chris
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US edition published.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Volume One of the Virex Trilogy. In the near future American society is decimated and fractionalized by refugees after a limited nuclear exchange turnes the eastern seaboard into a hot-zone. Two private investigators who specialize finding missing persons in this social chaos pursue a case which plunges them into the Virtual Reality culture, where the question is asked: Which is better? The real world of social chaos or the VR world where you can be a god? "[The Virex Trilogy is] described with a delicacy and precision often reminiscent of Ballard or Bradbury." - Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-167. "Mystery and SF competently melded." - Paul Di Filippo.

001621

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WEB: UNTOUCHABLE, Brown, Eric
10 WEB: UNTOUCHABLE
Brown, Eric
Orion Dolphin Press, 1997, 1858815282 / 9781858815282

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Fangorn
Hardcover copy in pictorial boards without jacket as issued. First edition and first printing. Very fine (unread) copy. Book 3 in The Web juvenile series. Other authors in this shared-world series include Stephen Baxter, Stephen Bowkett, Eric Brown, Peter Hamilton and Maggie Furey.

000533

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WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK, Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
11 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

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL, Cadigan, Pat
12 DERVISH IS DIGITAL
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.

001746

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED), Cadigan, Pat
13 DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED)
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Signed by Cadigan on the title page. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.
Signed by Author(s)
001747

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LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED), Chainani, Soman
14 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.
Signed by Author(s)
004794

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
15 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in the creme (white) jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a silk placeholder ribbon not in the US edition and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black, this is the creme-colored jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings will be published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. Time and handling will make the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003185

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
16 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in black jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a white silk placeholder ribbon, black page edging and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap not in the US edition. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme (white) and the other black, this is the black jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003209

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT), Clarke, Susanna
17 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT)
Clarke, Susanna
New York, Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket protected with a clear, archival cover. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

004473

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Clarke, Susanna
18 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Presentation copy signed by Clarke and dated in the European fashion as "23rd Sept 04" on the title page, the same month as publication, making this copy unique. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket (now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
002758

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Clarke, Susanna
19 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, the US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Clarke on the title page. This copy is the coveted creme jacket variant. The creme jacket shows some light scuff marks, a defect for which these unlaminated creme jackets are particularly prone. (Now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Also, there's an unfortunate tape ghost, very faint but visible, on the outside of the jacket's spine panel near the heel approx. 4.5 cm x 1.0 cm in size. Very light bumping at head and heel of jacket spine panel and upper tips, but without associated crinkling. Aside from these defects a fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. All First Edition points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" stated with full number line present. Red endpapers with $27.95 price intact. (True first printings have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets were laminated by the publisher, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is well past its 8th printing and appears with red jackets. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
003876

Price: 99.00 USD
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SEA DRAGON HEIR, Constantine, Storm
20 SEA DRAGON HEIR
Constantine, Storm
Gollancz, 1999, 0575066776 / 9780575066779

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sudworth, Anne
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the first US edition by Tor.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. First volume in a new series set in a world where the gods take dragon form. The sequels are Crown of Silence and The Way of Light. Magic, sexuality, and political intrigue in an opulent epic fantasy by the reigning master of the gothic fantasy style.

001185

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