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EMPRESS OF THE ENDLESS DREAM [THE], Arden, Tom
1 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

Price: 60.00 USD
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CONQUERING KILMARNIE, Cave, Hugh B.
2 CONQUERING KILMARNIE
Cave, Hugh B.
Macmillan Company, 1989, 0027177815 / 9780027177817

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Van Wright, Cornelius
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Jacket shows some light edgewear, otherwise clean without tears with original $13.95 price intact. Young adult novel by this noted and award-winning horror novelist. Semi-autobiographical tale about two boys living on a Jamaican coffee plantation. One is white, the other black. Peter suffers from the loss of his mother and brother. His father is emotionally absent, torn by grief and loss. Zackie is a fiercely independent island boy. This is a strong, character driven novel about friendship and it's power to heal.

004719

Price: 30.00 USD
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LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED), Chainani, Soman
3 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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YOUNG BLEYS, Dickson, Gordon R.
4 YOUNG BLEYS
Dickson, Gordon R.
Tor, 1991, 0312931301 / 9780312931308

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Royo, Luis
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint handling-related edgewear (normal for a book this age) with one very small (0.5 cm in size) dent on side edge of page block, else near fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Set in the Childe Cycle, the same universe where the Dorsai! events take place. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Luis Royo.

003470

Price: 10.00 USD
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A WIZARD ALONE, Duane, Diane
5 A WIZARD ALONE
Duane, Diane
Harcourt, Inc., 2002, 0152045627 / 9780152045623

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Andrews, Vaughn
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very lightly bumped at tips and head and heel of spine panel with associated jacket crinkling, else a fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. The sixth book in Duan's extremely popular Young Wizards series. Scarce to find this Young Adult title without the usual dedications to children. Award History: 2003 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Novel (lost to Coraline by Neil Gaiman).

004268

Price: 15.00 USD
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TERANESIA, Egan, Greg
6 TERANESIA
Egan, Greg
Gollancz, 1999, 057506854X / 9780575068544

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, and the true first edition. (Preceded the US edition published by HarperPrism.) Strange and inexplicable evolutionary changes on an isolated Indonesian island focus in the person of a young boy. "Egan's most humane and at times his most funny novel to date." - Locus, September 1999, pg. 20. "[T]his may be [Egan's] most emotionally adventurous book, a thematic companion to Distress, but quite a bit farther out on a limb." - Locus, July 1999, pg. 58. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List; Winner of the 1999 Aurealis Award for Best SF Novel; Winner of the 2000 Ditmar Award for Best Novel.

001263

Price: 44.95 USD
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FAR SIDE OF EVIL [THE], Engdahl, Sylvia Louise
7 FAR SIDE OF EVIL [THE]
Engdahl, Sylvia Louise
Atheneum, 1971, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Cuffari, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with original $6.50 price on jacket flap intact. Grey boards with a etch of flying saucer in red on front board. Interior drawings by Richard Cuffari. Closed, but jagged tear at top edge of spine panel near hinge. Moderate foxing to page block edges. Aside from these defects a straight, square copy and very scarce without the library stamps and markings usually found on copies of this book. Second of the Elana novels and sequel to Enchantress From the Stars (1970). Anatomy of Wonder (1987), 5-48. SF novel for teen readers and Young Adults about an extraterrestrial female agent sent to less advanced planets where her technology and science are seen as "magic" by the natives.

004265

Price: 175.00 USD
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CORALINE, Gaiman, Neil
8 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

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GRAVEYARD BOOK [THE], Gaiman, Neil
9 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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SHADOW MAN, Grant, Cynthia D.
10 SHADOW MAN
Grant, Cynthia D.
Atheneum, 1992, 0689317727 / 9780689317729

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Fine. Book. Multer, Scott
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor age and handling-related wear to jacket and textblock edges, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A boy dies in a car crash and his spirit seems to visit the friends and family he left behind. Winner of the 1989 American Library Association (ALA) Award for Best Young Adult novel.

003280

Price: 10.00 USD
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BRAND NEW CHERRY FLAVOR, Grimson, Todd
11 BRAND NEW CHERRY FLAVOR
Grimson, Todd
HarperPrism, 1996, 0061052337 / 9780061052330

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Dark fantasy novel where a young actress' curse on a Hollywood hotshot takes on strange aspects, including the form of dreadlocked wizard named Boro, who may or may not be the personification of a bloodthirsty Mayan diety. "Grimson wittily chronicles daily life in the southland, '90s style, nailing every outfit, restaurant meal, and sexual bout as Lisa tries to make her way in the world." - Locus, Oct. 1996. "[C]ool, funny and visceral." - Locus, Feb. 1997.

001197

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CITY [THE]: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Koontz, Dean
12 CITY [THE]: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Koontz, Dean
Bantam Books, 2014, 0345545931 / 9780345545930

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Biel, Scott
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Koontz on a special, tipped-in page. Very fine (new and unread) copy in very fine jacket. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this is a Publisher's signed edition, signed prior to publication by Koontz. A very nice collectible copy. A coming of age story with magical elements centered on a young, gifted musician.
Signed by Author(s)
004824

Price: 40.00 USD
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PIRATICA: BEING A DARING TALE OF A SINGULAR GIRL'S ADVENTURE UPON THE HIGH SEAS, Lee, Tanith
13 PIRATICA: BEING A DARING TALE OF A SINGULAR GIRL'S ADVENTURE UPON THE HIGH SEAS
Lee, Tanith
London, Hodder Children's Books, 2003, 0340854464 / 9780340854464

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Avon, John
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published in September, 2004 by Dutton.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Excellent Young Adult novel. "This is a novel about which the reader cannot help but feel an enormous sense of fun and warmth. The author's editorial tongue is firmly in cheek throughout, but its rip-roaring spirited and pleasurable nevertheless. Suitable for readers aged 12 and over." - John McLay.

002489

Price: 25.00 USD
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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
14 ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1998, 0575064285 / 9780575064287

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Morrow in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. The second book in McAuley's future history series, preceded by Child of the River (which made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List). Millions of years in the future, a group of the humanoid, but not quite human, population explore the artificial world called Confluence. "[E]ndless, variegated stream of images and episodes that McAuley produces from his magic hat." Locus - September 1998, pg. 70. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Science Fiction Novels.

002465

Price: 40.00 USD
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CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
15 CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1997, 0575064277 / 9780575064270

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Avon Eos in June 1998.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. "McAuley has begun shaping a powerful epic that could be one of the most important in recent SF." - Locus, December 1997, pg. 68. "It promises to be a major work that will undoubtedly be compared to Majipoor and other SF creations." - Science Fiction Chronicle, February 1998, pg. 59. "On a distant planet seeded with 10,000 bloodlines, beset by crumbling technology and feral machines, a young man seeks his destiny. In this assured and dazzlingly inventive novel, the ever-versatile McAuley tackles the tale of the far future and makes it his own." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 1998 Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List.

001093

Price: 40.00 USD
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SHRINE OF STARS: THE THIRD BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
16 SHRINE OF STARS: THE THIRD BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1999, 0575064293 / 9780575064294

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The Third Book of the Confluence trilogy, set 10 million years in mankind's future. Preceded by Child of the River (Gollancz 1997) and Ancients of Days (Gollancz 1998).

001327

Price: 40.00 USD
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TWILIGHT: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL VOLUME 1, Meyer, Stephanie and Young Kim
17 TWILIGHT: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL VOLUME 1
Meyer, Stephanie and Young Kim
Yen Press, 2010, 0759529434 / 9780759529434

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kim, Young
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Graphic novel adapted from the Twilight novel with art and adaptation by Young Kim. Color graphics, mostly in sepia tones. Some faint jacket crinkling at edges and tips, else the jacket is complete without tears or chips. The text block is clean and straight. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

004712

Price: 20.00 USD
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BREAKING DAWN (SPECIAL EDITION), Meyer, Stephenie
18 BREAKING DAWN (SPECIAL EDITION)
Meyer, Stephenie
Little, Brown & Company, 2009, 031604461X / 9780316044615

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Young, Kim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Special Edition" with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy. Slight scuffing to the silver "Special Edition" sticker on the front jacket, else fine jacket without tears with price intact. This special edition includes the lovely rendering titled "Edward & Bella" by artist Young Kim on the reverse side of the jacket. Also included is the audio CD (opened) of the Breaking Dawn Concert series performed in August, 2008.

004693

Price: 20.00 USD
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NADYA (SIGNED), Murphy, Pat
19 NADYA (SIGNED)
Murphy, Pat
Tor, 1996, 0312862261 / 9780312862268

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Koelsch, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Murphy on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, square copy in bright, intact dust jacket. Picaresque novel, adeptly combining history and dark fantasy, where the female protagonist is both a young Polish immigrant and a werewolf in the 1830's American West. Part of her maturity is adapting to her (human and her werewolf persona's) frank sexuality with partners of either sex.
Signed by Author(s)
000969

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WIND SINGER: BOOK ONE IN THE WIND ON FIRE TRILOGY [THE], Nicholson, William
20 WIND SINGER: BOOK ONE IN THE WIND ON FIRE TRILOGY [THE]
Nicholson, William
Hyperion Books for Children, 2000, 0786805692 / 9780786805693

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sis, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated first edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Young adult fantasy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Jacket and interior illustrations by Peter Sis. Book One in the Wind on Fire Trilogy. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Mars Crossing by Geoffrey A. Landis).

004159

Price: 15.00 USD
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