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CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
141 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.
142 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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CHRONICLES OF PERN [THE]: FIRST FALL, McCaffrey, Anne
143 CHRONICLES OF PERN [THE]: FIRST FALL
McCaffrey, Anne
Ballantine Books, 1993, 0345368983 / 9780345368980

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Excellent condition for a book this age and popular. The ninth novel in the Dragonriders of Pern series and the first Pern short story collection, and a prequel to events chronicled in Dragonflight.

004088

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COELURA [THE], McCaffrey, Anne
144 COELURA [THE]
McCaffrey, Anne
Tor, 1987, 0312930429 / 9780312930424

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Dameron, Ned
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US trade edition. (Preceded by the limited edition published by Underwood Miller. A UK edition was published next, followed by the Tor trade edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Previously published by Underwood-Miller in 1983. The first novel in The Crystal Universe. Novella with interior illustrations by Ned Dameron.

000830

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MORETA: DRAGONLADY OF PERN, McCaffrey, Anne
145 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
146 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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ROAD [THE], McCarthy, Cormac
147 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
148 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
149 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
150 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
151 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).
Signed by Author(s)
004211

Price: 80.00 USD
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KIRINYA: CHAGA 2 (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
152 KIRINYA: CHAGA 2 (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Gollancz, 1998, 0575060778 / 9780575060777

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Posen, Mike
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Signed by McDonald and inscribed "Worldcon 2011" on the title page. Rare to find signed copies in very fine condition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to Chaga. "What began as all dazzle, chutzpah, and splendid similes comes to have genuine depth, a powerful humanity .. Kirinya offers a remarkable view of a world in transformation."- Locus, July 1998.
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000918

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HALF THE DAY IS NIGHT, McHugh, Maureen F.
153 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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STAR WARS: THE CRYSTAL STAR, McIntyre, Vonda N.
154 STAR WARS: THE CRYSTAL STAR
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Bantam, 1994, 0553089293 / 9780553089295

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Struzan, Drew
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Faint age-related edge wear to jacket and scuffing at top edge of page block, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. The continuing saga of Han Solo, Luke, Princess Leia and Chewbacca in the Star Wars universe.

003201

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RESOLUTION, Meaney, John
155 RESOLUTION
Meaney, John
Bantam Press, 2005, 0593047370 / 9780593047378

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Light bumping at top right corners of boards with associated jacket crinkling, else near fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Final volume in the Nulapeiron trilogy. Preceded by Paradox (2000) and Context (2002). Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Jim Burns. Great SF by a British author little known in the US, yet. "A big, demanding, compelling novel, full of rewarding complexities and alive with that quantum strangeness where hard science intersects with the unknowable." - David Langford at the Amazon UK website.

002919

Price: 35.00 USD
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CUSP (SIGNED), Metzger, Robert A.
156 CUSP (SIGNED)
Metzger, Robert A.
Ace Books, 2005, 0441012418 / 9780441012411

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Metzger on the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Metzger was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2003 for Picoverse.
Signed by Author(s)
004578

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COYOTE KINGS OF THE SPACE - AGE BACHELOR PAD [THE], Minister Faust (pseud. Malcolm Azania)
157 COYOTE KINGS OF THE SPACE - AGE BACHELOR PAD [THE]
Minister Faust (pseud. Malcolm Azania)
Ballantine Books, 2004, 0345466357 / 9780345466358

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Wood, Ashley
Trade paperback, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy without jacket as issued. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Number line complete with "1" present. A square, immaculate copy. SF satire and comedy by Canadian writer and social activist Malcolm Azania. Coyote Kings is his first novel. Award History: 2004 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to Life by Gwyneth Jones); 2005 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Confusion by Neal Stephenson).

004233

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REMNANT POPULATION, Moon, Elizabeth
158 REMNANT POPULATION
Moon, Elizabeth
Baen, 1996, 0671877186 / 9780671877187

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1997 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel.

003839

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RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, Moon, Elizabeth
159 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
Moon, Elizabeth
Baen, 1998, 0671577778 / 9780671577773

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Excellent condition for a popular book this age. The sequel to Once a Hero (1997).

003571

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SPEED OF DARK [THE], Moon, Elizabeth
160 SPEED OF DARK [THE]
Moon, Elizabeth
Ballantine Books, 2003, 0345447557 / 9780345447555

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Metz, Julie
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Winner of the 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novel. Boards and jacket moderately bumped at upper corners with crinkling at head and heel of spine panel. Page block shows faint handling-related wear. Several small dents in top and side edge of page block. Slight spine lean, which is common with this tilte. Overall, a near fine copy in near fine jacket. "'If I had not been what I am, what would I have been?'" wonders Lou Arrendale, the autistic hero of Moon's compelling exploration of the concept of "normalcy" and what might happen when medical science attains the knowledge to "cure" adult autism. Arrendale narrates most of this book in a poignant earnestness that verges on the philosophical and showcases Moon's gift for characterization." - Publisher's Weekly. "Moon is effective at putting the reader inside Lou's mind, and it is both fascinating and painful to see the behavior and qualities of so-called normals through his eyes." - Meredith Parets, American Library Association. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels; Amazon.com Top Ten Books of 2003 - Science Fiction & Fantasy.

004728

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