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GREEN MILE PART 4 [THE]: THE BAD DEATH OF EDUARD DELACROIX, King, Stephen
101 GREEN MILE PART 4 [THE]: THE BAD DEATH OF EDUARD DELACROIX
King, Stephen
Signet, 1996, 0451190556 / 9780451190550

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Geyer, Mark
First printing, mass market paperback original and true first edition with full number sequence present. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. The only defect is normal age-darkened tonning to page block, else fine (unread) copy. A clean, square copy without tears or previous owner's marks. The Green Mile serial as a whole was the winner of the 1996 Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel. First printings in fine condition are now extremely scarce. Award History:1996 Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel.

003659

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MISERY, King, Stephen
102 MISERY
King, Stephen
Viking, 1989, 0670813648 / 9780670813643

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Giusti, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight bumping with associated jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel with a single closed tear (1.0cm). Faint scuffing along top and side edges of page block, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1987 Bram Stoker Award Co-Winner for Superior Achievement in a Novel (tied with Swan Song by McCammon); 1988 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Replay by Grimwood).

002883

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HUMPTY DUMPTY: AN OVAL, Knight, Damon
103 HUMPTY DUMPTY: AN OVAL
Knight, Damon
Tor, 1996, 0312862237 / 9780312862237

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition. Not a remainder nor ex-library. A fascinating novel by one of the greatly under-appreciated Science Fiction authors. (The jacket is non-glossy, thus prone to marks and scratches easily hidden under mylar sleeves. This jacket is unmarked in any way.) Difficult to find copies of this title with very fine dustjackets. Award History: 1997 Nebula Preliminary Ballot.

000742

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SKIN, Koja, Kathe
104 SKIN
Koja, Kathe
Delacorte Abyss, 1993, 038530899X / 9780385308991

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Michelena, Peter
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Koja's third novel, and the first book by this award-winning writer of adult horror to be published in hardcover. Her first novel, Cipher, published in paperback in 1991, won the 1992 Locus Award for Best First Novel and the 1991 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel. Award History: 1994 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (Lost to Glimpses by Lewis Shiner).

000316

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MIDNIGHT, Koontz, Dean R.
105 MIDNIGHT
Koontz, Dean R.
Putnam, 1989, 0399133909 / 9780399133909

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Fine. Book. Brautigam, Don
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Textblock shows some age-related yellowing with very slight loosening of the rear board from gutter, else very good copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1990 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Horror Novel (lost to Carrion Comfort by Simmons); 1989 Bram Stoker Award Nominee for Superior Achievement in a Novel (lost to Carrion Comfort by Simmons).

002998

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QUIET POOLS [THE], Kube-McDowell, Michael P.
106 QUIET POOLS [THE]
Kube-McDowell, Michael P.
Ace, 1990, 0441699111 / 9780441699117

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor age-related wear, else fine copy in fine jacket. Critically acclaimed SF novel about the political intrigue and social conflict over the plan, called the Diaspora Project, to send Earth's best people on a lifelong star voyage of colonization. Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-239. Clute, Science Fiction:The Illustrated Encyclopedia - Notable Works, pg. 206. Award History: 1990 HOMer Award Nominee (lost to Redshit Rendezvous by John Stith); 1991 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Vor Game by Bujold); 1991 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Fall of Hyperion by Simmons).

000906

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FIREBIRD, Lackey, Mercedes
107 FIREBIRD
Lackey, Mercedes
Tor, 1996, 0312858124 / 9780312858124

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Nenov, Vladimir
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Award History: 1997 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin.)

003572

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ORCHID EATER [THE], Laidlaw, Marc
108 ORCHID EATER [THE]
Laidlaw, Marc
St. Martins Press, 1994, 0312105150 / 9780312105150

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Poor. Book. Weiman, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in poor jacket including jagged 2cm closed tear at top left corner of front panel and jacket crinkling at corners and bottom edge of spine panel. The copy is clean, straight and without marks of any kind. A fine copy to marry to a jacket in superior condition. Novel by the same author of the gonzo SF novel Dad's Nuke (1985). Laidlaw won the 1996 International Horror Guild Award for Best Novel for The 37th Mandala.

003138

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FOUR WAYS TO FORGIVENESS, Le Guin, Ursula
109 FOUR WAYS TO FORGIVENESS
Le Guin, Ursula
Gollancz, 1996, 0575063017 / 9780575063013

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Crisp, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the HarperPrism US edition published in 1995.) First Published in Great Britain stated on copyright page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Thematic collection of four linked novellas set in the Hainish universe of Left Hand of Darkness. Award History: 1995 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 3 Dec. 1995; 1996 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Collection; 1996 Prometheus Award Nominee (lost to The Star Fraction by Ken MacLeod).

003886

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A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA, Le Guin, Ursula K.
110 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

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TELLING [THE], Le Guin, Ursula K.
111 TELLING [THE]
Le Guin, Ursula K.
London, Gollancz, 2001, 0575072571 / 9780575072572

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and the first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Harcourt.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. This UK edition for this award-winning Le Guin novel bears a unique dustjacket design, which is uncredited, that saw a very limited press run. First full-length novel to return to the Hainish cycle since the publication of The Dispossessed (1974). "This is humanist SF at its best, Le Guin in top form." - Locus, August, 2000. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Locus Poll Award for Best SF Novel; 2001 Endeavour Award Winner for Distinguished Novel or Collection.

002177

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TELLING [THE], Le Guin, Ursula K.
112 TELLING [THE]
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Harcourt, Inc., 2000, 0151005672 / 9780151005673

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. First full-length novel set in the Hainish cycle since the publication of The Dispossessed (1974). "This is humanist SF at its best, Le Guin in top form." - Locus, August, 2000. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Locus Poll Award for Best SF Novel; 2001 Endeavour Award Winner for Distinguished Novel or Collection.

001924

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ANCILLARY MERCY, Leckie, Ann
113 ANCILLARY MERCY
Leckie, Ann
Orbit, 2015, 0316246689 / 9780316246682

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Harris, John
Trade paperback, first printing. True first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy. Page block is clean, square and without any remainder mark so common with this title. Award History: 2016 Locus Award for Best SF Novel; 2016 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin); 2016 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Uprooted by Naomi Novik).

004982

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SILK CODE [THE], Levinson, Paul
114 SILK CODE [THE]
Levinson, Paul
Tor, 1999, 0312868235 / 9780312868239

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Uretsky, Jan and Shelley Eshkar
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very small closed tear (0.5 cm in size) at lower tip of rear jacket panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2000 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best First Novel.

003865

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KING OF THE DEAD, MacAvoy, R. A.
115 KING OF THE DEAD
MacAvoy, R. A.
Morrow, 1991, 068809600X / 9780688096007

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Barnard, Bryn
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Book Two in the award-winning Lens of the World trilogy. Award History: 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper).

004410

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HOUSE OF STORMS [THE], Macleod, Ian R.
116 HOUSE OF STORMS [THE]
Macleod, Ian R.
London, Simon & Schuster UK, 2005, 0743256727 / 9780743256728

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rostant, Larry
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Ace in May 2005.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to The Light Ages. (The US edition of Light Ages was published May 6, 2003 and precedes the UK edition, published June 2, 2003. However the UK edition features the outstanding jacket illustration by Edward Miller.) Alternate history where magic triumphed over science in the 17th century. House of Storms takes place one hundred years after the events in Light Ages. "The House of Storms is that uncommon thing, a sequel to be treasured as much as its precursor." - Nick Gevers, Locus, February 2005. "This is a major work by a master writing at the top of his form." - Publisher's Weekly. Ian Macleod is also the author of The Great Wheel (1997) which won the 1998 Locus Poll Award for Best First Novel. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Larry Rostant.

003009

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COSMONAUT KEEP, Macleod, Ken
117 COSMONAUT KEEP
Macleod, Ken
Orbit, 2000, 1857239865 / 9781857239867

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gibbons, Lee
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The US edition was published in 2001.) Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Best Novel Nominee for the 2002 Hugo Award. (Lost to American Gods by Gaiman.) First Contact novel, and first in the Engines of Light, a new series that is both near-future political intrigue and space opera. Macleod, the Scottish equivalent of Bruce Sterling, is the author of the The Star Fraction (a 1996 runner-up for the Arthur C. Clarke Award), and like Sterling focuses his writing in the realm of political SF. He was nomiated for the 1998 British Science Fiction Award (BSFA) for The Cassini Division, and won it in 1999 for The Sky Road. "MacLeod's original and subversive way of imagining his futures easily overshadows the formulaic elements of his narrative." - Locus, May 2001. "Cosmonaut Keep opens MacLeod's new SF sequence Engines of Light. It is highly entertaining and intelligent, promising more good things to come." - David Langford. "[T]he greatest living Trotskyist libertarian cyberpunk science-fiction writer." - Salon website. Both panels for the excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Lee Gibbons are pictured here. Award History: 2002 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel; 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler.)

001778

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LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT, Macleod, Ken
118 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

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BEYOND APOLLO, Malzberg, Barry N.
119 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

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DAWN SONG, Marano, Michael
120 DAWN SONG
Marano, Michael
Tor, 1998, 0312864329 / 9780312864323

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Nielsen, Cliff
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Debut novel with publisher's original publicity letter laid in. Award History: Co-winner of the 1998 International Horror Guild Award for Best First Novel (tied with Silk by Caitlin Kiernan). 1998 Stoker Award Winner for Best First Novel.

000874

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