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WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED), Newman, Kim
141 WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED)
Newman, Kim
Alchemy Press, 2000, 0953226026 / 9780953226023

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Starshine, Sylvia
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition to 500 signed/numbered copies by this specialty publisher. Signed on limitation page by Kim Newman, Peter Atkins, Sylvia Starshine and Randy Broeker. Cover art by Starshine and interior illustrations by Broeker. Collection of four stories previously published in the Dark Terrors or Dark Stories anthologies. Award History: 2001 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Collection.
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001670

Price: 45.00 USD
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WIND SINGER: BOOK ONE IN THE WIND ON FIRE TRILOGY [THE], Nicholson, William
142 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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BURNING CITY [THE] (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
143 BURNING CITY [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Orbit, 2000, 1841490067 / 9781841490069

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wyatt, David
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition was published by Pocket one month previously.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by both Niven and Pournelle and inscribed on the title page "Baycon 2006" at the convention. The UK edition has the beautiful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by David Wyatt not seen in the US edition.
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001581

Price: 100.00 USD
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BURNING TOWER (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
144 BURNING TOWER (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 2005, 0743416910 / 9780743416917

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in fine jacket. Signed by co-author Larry Niven on the title page. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Burning City.
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003686

Price: 40.00 USD
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TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood, Novik, Naomi
145 TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood
Novik, Naomi
Science Fiction Book Club, 2006, 0739468715 / 9780739468715

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Book Club, hardcover edition and first printing. Stated First SFBC printing. Thin, closed tear (2 cm in length) at bottom corner of rear panel near spine, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square unread copy in bright jacket. Signed by Novik and inscribed "Berkeley, California" on the title page with the promotional bookmark advertising the bookstore event where it was signed. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of dragon. Omnibus, it collects the first three novels in the Temeraire series: Temeraire (2006), Throne of Jade (2006) and Black Powder War (2006), and is the first US hardcover appearance for these three titles. (Each was previously published in UK hardcover editions.) Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood.
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003937

Price: 100.00 USD
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BLACK GATE: ADVENTURES IN FANTASY LITERATURE (VOL. 1 NO. 1, SPRING 2001) (SIGNED), O'Neill, John (ed) with Charles de Lint
146 BLACK GATE: ADVENTURES IN FANTASY LITERATURE (VOL. 1 NO. 1, SPRING 2001) (SIGNED)
O'Neill, John (ed) with Charles de Lint
New Epoch Press, 2001, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Premier Issue, Spring, 2001. Very fine (unread) condition. First printing. Premier issue published in Quarterly magazine in over-sized trade paperback format (7 1/4" width x 10 1/2" height) in glossy wrappers. Signed by de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Featuring editorials, interior art, original fantasy and reprints. Original short stories include "Golden Bell, Seven, and the Marquis of Zeng" by Richard Parks, "Wingless Angels" by Charles de Lint and "Exo-Skeleton Town" by Jeffrey Ford. Includes an excerpt featuring a portion from Michael Moorcock's Elric novel, The Dreamthief's Daughter, and a reprint of "The Dark Muse" by Karl Edward Wagner.
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002468

Price: 30.00 USD
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BRISINGR: INHERITANCE BOOK THREE, Paolini, Christopher
147 BRISINGR: INHERITANCE BOOK THREE
Paolini, Christopher
Knopf, 2008, 0375826726 / 9780375826726

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Pallencar, John Jude
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Clean, square and unread copy in bright jacket without tears. Subtitled The Seven Promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular.

004567

Price: 12.00 USD
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A GATHERING OF GARGOYLES, Pierce, Meredith Ann
148 A GATHERING OF GARGOYLES
Pierce, Meredith Ann
Little, Brown & Co., 1984, 0316707376 / 9780316707374

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Kelley, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Faint dust soiling at top edge of page block especially near spine. The front jacket shows a faint crease at lower right corner with general edgewear at corners and spine edges. Small scuffed area (1 cm x 2 cm) at left edge of front jacket panel. Aside from these defects the pages are clean and tight, the spine is square and the jacket has no tear-outs and is not price-clipped. A Near Fine copy in Very Good jacket. Volume II of The Darkangel Trilogy. Preceded by The Darkangel. "Set on a deilberately anachronistic moon, where vampires, maidens, witches and beasts live alongside denizens with diversely colored skins, these Gothic, breathless adventures display a fresh, assured imagination." Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature, 4A-205.

003027

Price: 45.00 USD
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GODMOTHER NIGHT, Pollack, Rachel
149 GODMOTHER NIGHT
Pollack, Rachel
St. Martins Press, 1996, 031214606X / 9780312146061

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Woolley, Janet
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Winner of the 1997 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. A contemporary fairytale with feminist elements. Pollack is also the author of the very good Unquenchable Fire (winner of the 1989 Arthur C. Clarke Award), and its sequel, Temporary Agency (nominated for the 1994 Nebula Award). Award History: 1997 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

000826

Price: 50.00 USD
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DECLARE (SIGNED & DATED), Powers, Tim
150 DECLARE (SIGNED & DATED)
Powers, Tim
Morrow, 2001, 0380976528 / 9780380976522

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (Preceded by the Subterranean Press limited edition published in 2000.) Signed upside down by Powers as is his practice and dated "01/23/01" placing this copy in the same month as publication, a unique copy beyond just having a signature. Copies of Declare now run into the 3rd printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Supernatural espionage novel set in 1963. Award History: 2002 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Finalist, Adult Literature. (Lost to The Curse of Chalion by Bujold.) Co-Winner of the 2001 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. (Tied with Galveston by Sean Stewart.) Winner of the International Horror Guild Award for Best Horror Novel. San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Best of 2001 List.
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001833

Price: 85.00 USD
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LIGHT FANTASTIC [THE], Pratchett, Terry
151 LIGHT FANTASTIC [THE]
Pratchett, Terry
Colin Smythe, 1987, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kirby, Josh
Book Club, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Colin Smyth in 1986.) The 2nd Discworld novel. All first US hardcover editions were published as book club editions until HarperCollins took over publishing with Small Gods, the 12th novel. All first printing points are present: Code #11154 on rear jacket panel with first printing code "R32" on page 188. Light blue boards with the title in gold lettering on the spine. (If the gutter code is anything other than R32 and the lettering is not gold then it is a later printing.) Faint bump at head of spine panel, however the jacket is intact, the tips are sharp and the spine is straight and square. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean copy without price clipping and rare to find in fine condition. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A wonderful copy featuring the outstanding full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Josh Kirby. The second Discworld novel, preceded by The Colour of Magic. Doubleday's Science Fiction Book Club became the US distributor and all the Discworld hardcovers in the US were first published as Book Club editions starting with Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) through Witches Abroad (#12). After, all hardcovers were published in the US by HarperCollins. An iconic book.

004478

Price: 250.00 USD
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PYRAMIDS, Pratchett, Terry
152 PYRAMIDS
Pratchett, Terry
Roc, 1991, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Anderson, Doug
Book Club Edition, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Gollancz in 1989.) The 7th Discworld novel. All first US hardcover editions were published as book club editions until HarperCollins took over publishing with Small Gods, the 12th novel. All first printing points present: printing code #18037 on rear panel and black boards with gold lettering on spine and the NAL imprint on spine; "Jacket art by Doug Andersen" printed on rear flap, cover is also shows the artist's signature. The page block shows some moderate scuffing on the bottom edge, else a straight, square copy. Jacket has a triangular closed tear (4cm x 2cm) at bottom edge of rear jacket near the spine. Some very light chipping at tips, else jacket is clean and intact and without the usual clipping. Unusual to find these older Pratchett book club in collectible condition as they are usually "loved" to pieces by fans of the series.

004931

Price: 25.00 USD
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ART OF DISCWORLD [THE], Pratchett, Terry and Paul Kidby
153 ART OF DISCWORLD [THE]
Pratchett, Terry and Paul Kidby
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075112 / 9780575075115

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Kidby, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Oversized hardcover art book featurning 112 pages of color paintings and illustrations by Paul Kidby with background commentary and narratives by Terry Pratchett, depicting the characters, places and events chronicled in the Discworld novels.

002808

Price: 55.00 USD
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LAST OF THE AMAZONS, Pressfield, Steven
154 LAST OF THE AMAZONS
Pressfield, Steven
Doubleday, 2002, 038550098X / 9780385500982

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Rawlings, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at head of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Military fiction with fantasy elements set in Ancient Greece during the time of the legendary voyage of Theseus. By the same author of the critically well-received Gates of Fire (1998) and Tides of War (2000). A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003868

Price: 15.00 USD
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AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III, Pullman, Philip
155 AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III
Pullman, Philip
Knopf, 2000, 0679879269 / 9780679879268

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rohmann, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the edition published in the UK by Scholastic.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Faint handling related wear and smudging to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. In addition, the circular cut-out in the jacket panel is intact without the usual rips and tears, a common defect with this title. A square, straight copy without the usual previous owner's marks. The US hardcover edition is currently in its fifth printing. Award History: 2001 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to joint winners Declare by Powers and Galveston by Stewart.)

004208

Price: 25.00 USD
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SUBTLE KNIFE [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK II, Pullman, Philip
156 SUBTLE KNIFE [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK II
Pullman, Philip
Knopf, 1997, 0679879250 / 9780679879251

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Near Fine. Book. Rohmann, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder for ex-library copy. Page block shows some moderate, handling-related wear from having been read, but is straight and square without the ubiquitous inscriptions by previous owners. Jacket shows light crinkling at the head and heel of spine panel edges. Aside from this shelving defects the jacket is complete, without tears with the original $20.00 price intact. Very difficult to find copies without remainder marks or previous owner's inscriptions. Award History: 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to Earthquake Weather by Tim Powers.)

004421

Price: 75.00 USD
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WITCHING HOUR [THE], Rice, Anne
157 WITCHING HOUR [THE]
Rice, Anne
Knopf, 1990, 0394587863 / 9780394587868

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight shelfwear to edges with very minor soiling to bottom edge of text block, else fine (unread) condition in fine dustjacket. Difficult to find first printings in fine condition and without previous owner's marks or dedications. A straight, square copy without price clipping. Unusual to find copies in fine condition. Award History: 1991 Locus Award for Best Horror/Dark Fantasy Novel.

000285

Price: 20.00 USD
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TITAN'S CURSE: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS BOOK 3, Riordan, Rick
158 TITAN'S CURSE: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS BOOK 3
Riordan, Rick
Miramax Books, 2007, 1423101456 / 9781423101451

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rocco, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. State First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. The third volume in Riordan's amazing successful and entertaining Percy Jackson series. Light bumping at head and heel of spine panel with associated jacket crinkling. Jacket also shows some shallow folds at top edge. Copy shows light handling from having been read, but read carefully. Still a straight, square copy without the usual dedications by previous owners.

004266

Price: 25.00 USD
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SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY, Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
159 SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY
Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
Golllancz, 2004, 0575076119 / 9780575076112

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Carrel, Douglas
Hardcover UK, first printing and first edition. First published in Great Britain in 2004 by Gollancz stated on copyright page. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket with price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Interior maps by Dave Senior. By the author of The Soddit, this tells the "true" story about the "War of the Thing"...maybe. It will cause smiles and some chuckling to the Tolkien fan.

004804

Price: 20.00 USD
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KITEWORLD: A FANTASY NOVEL, Roberts, Keith
160 KITEWORLD: A FANTASY NOVEL
Roberts, Keith
Arbor House, 1986, 0877957908 / 9780877957904

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Versandi, Jill Bauman
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published in 1985.) Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Uncommon to find copies in fine condition. Award History: 1985 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Helliconia Winter by Brian W. Aldiss); 1986 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin); 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin). Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 4 (1995) 4-359.

004122

Price: 30.00 USD
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