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LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT, Macleod, Ken
121 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.
122 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
123 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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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
124 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

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CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
125 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

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SECRET OF LIFE [THE], McAuley, Paul J.
126 SECRET OF LIFE [THE]
McAuley, Paul J.
Voyager, 2001, 0002259044 / 9780002259040

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, true first edition and first printing. (The first US edition was published June, 2001.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. In 2025 the Earth is irreparably damaged. Commercial greed, political infighting and a mass fear that whatever is done will only make things worse hampers the search for scientific solutions to the devastation. An active micro-organism discovered several kilometres below the Mars surface by scientists at the Chinese Martian base is smuggled back to Earth and accidentally plunged into the Pacific Ocean. The "chi" was left undisturbed for 2 billion years on Mars, and it super evolved the ability to swap DNA at will, maximizing its survival whatever the environment. Now a plankton ocean is covering the Pacific, and the question left to answer is: Who is colonizing who? Award History: Nominee for the 2002 Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best SF Novel. (Lost to Bold as Love by Gwyneth Jones); Locus Recommending Reading List for 2001; Best Novel Nominee for the 2001 British Science Fiction Awards. (Lost to Chasm City by Alaistar Reynolds.)

001849

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WHOLE WIDE WORLD, McAuley, Paul J.
127 WHOLE WIDE WORLD
McAuley, Paul J.
Voyager, 2001, 0002259036 / 9780002259033

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Tor in May, 2002.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A noir SF thriller set in near-future Britain. "Despite the bleak background of Whole Wide World, there's a thoroughly satisfying outcome. A good, tough and thoughtful SF thriller." - David Langford, Amazon website. Award History: Locus Recommending Reading List for 2001. (Locus, February, 2002.)

002064

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MORETA: DRAGONLADY OF PERN, McCaffrey, Anne
128 MORETA: DRAGONLADY OF PERN
McCaffrey, Anne
Ballantine Del Rey, 1983, 0345298748 / 9780345298744

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The UK edition by Severn preceded by one month.) Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket, without the usual heavy handling defects. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Unusual to find this title in fine condition. The fourth novel in the Dragonriders of Pern series. Very fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Anatomy 4, 4-289. Award History: 1984 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Startide Rising by Brin); 1984 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Startide Rising by Brin).

004108

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RENEGADES OF PERN [THE], McCaffrey, Anne
129 RENEGADES OF PERN [THE]
McCaffrey, Anne
Ballantine Del Rey, 1989, 0345340965 / 9780345340962

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. The seventh novel set in the Dragonriders of Pern universe between the events in Dragonquest and The White Dragon. Very nice full color, three-quarter wrap-around jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Award History: Winner of the 1990 Science Fiction Book Club's Book of the Year Award.

003706

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BOY'S LIFE, McCammon, Robert
130 BOY'S LIFE
McCammon, Robert
Pocket Books, 1991, 0671742264 / 9780671742263

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gerber Studios
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Pocket Books hardcover printing August 1991" with "1" present in complete number line. Original $21.95 cover price present in un-clipped jacket. Very rare thus. Very faint handling-related wear and smudges to side edge of page block (better than normal for a book this age), else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping, tears or previous owner's marks. Award History: 1991 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Best Novel; 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Summer of Night by Simmons); 1992 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

003475

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ROAD [THE], McCarthy, Cormac
131 ROAD [THE]
McCarthy, Cormac
Knopf, 2006, 0307265439 / 9780307265432

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. All first printing points present: Rust-orange boards with black cloth spine. (A later printings have black boards only.) First Edition stated on copyright page with "10/2006" on rear jacket flap. The year "2006" stated on bottom of title page. Original $24.00 on price jacket without price clipping. Small spot (pin-head size) on bottom edge of page block. The front jacket flap has two faint, shallow fold creases, at the top and bottom corners. The spine lettering is slightly sunned, else the jacket is clean and intact. A fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. A beautiful copy of an intense novel. Award History: 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction; 2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize Winner; 2007 Oprah Book Club Selection.

004973

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OMEGA, McDevitt, Jack
132 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

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OMEGA (SIGNED), McDevitt, Jack
133 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

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BRASYL (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
134 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

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BRASYL (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
135 BRASYL (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Pyr Books, 2007, 1591025435 / 9781591025436

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, 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 and inscribed "Worldcon 2011" on the title page. This was at the 69th Worldcon held in Reno, Nevada. A nice presentation copy. Light bumping at head and heel of spine panel with associated crinkling, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. All first printing points are present: number sequence 11 thru 07 in reverse order with the "07" present 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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004211

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TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
136 TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880137 / 9781902880136

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Hardy, David A.
Hardcover UK, and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition, one of 300 signed/numbered copies printed by this specialty publisher. Signed by McDonald and Introducer Robert Silverberg on the limitation page. Stand alone novella set in the Chaga series. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Short Story Award.
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001668

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HALF THE DAY IS NIGHT, McHugh, Maureen F.
137 HALF THE DAY IS NIGHT
McHugh, Maureen F.
Tor, 1994, 031285479X / 9780312854799

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Small (1.0 cm in length) closed tear at bottom corner of front page-fold, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. By the same author of China Mountain Zhang. Award History: 1995 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Mirror Dance by Bujold).

002713

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MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
138 MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659 / 9780671567651

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder nor an ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by McIntyre on the title page. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
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001421

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MOON AND THE SUN [THE]  (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
139 MOON AND THE SUN [THE] (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659 / 9780671567651

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition. Tiny nick at upper tip of front jacket panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Signed by McIntyre on the title page with a custom bookplate specially printed for this edition that is also signed by McIntyre in gold ink. (The bookplate is laid in the book, not attached or adhered to the page in anyway.) Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
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001724

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GLASS DRAGONS: A NOVEL OF THE MOONWORLDS SAGA (SIGNED) by McMullen and Lockwood, McMullen, Sean
140 GLASS DRAGONS: A NOVEL OF THE MOONWORLDS SAGA (SIGNED) by McMullen and Lockwood
McMullen, Sean
Tor, 2004, 0765307979 / 9780765307972

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McMullen on the title page. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of dragon. Fine (unread) copy with a tiny (0.5cm) dent in the top textblock in fine jacket with a faint bump at top right corner. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to Voyage of the Shadowmoon. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood. Award History: Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Fantasy Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
002968

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