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TALES OF OLD EARTH (SIGNED), Swanwick, Michael
161 TALES OF OLD EARTH (SIGNED)
Swanwick, Michael
Frog Tachyon, 2000, 1583940162 / 9781583940167

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Dashow, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Swanwick on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collection of nineteen stories, one original to this collection, featuring Swanick's short fiction, including "The Very Pulse of the Machine" which won the 1999 Hugo Award, and his two other Hugo nominated short stories. Introduction by Bruce Sterling. Award History: 2001 Locus Award for Best Collection.
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001742

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DEATH WALKER: AN ELLA CLAH MYSTERY (SIGNED), Thurlo, Aimee and David
162 DEATH WALKER: AN ELLA CLAH MYSTERY (SIGNED)
Thurlo, Aimee and David
Forge, 1996, 0312856512 / 9780312856519

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Jersey Boys Studio
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by both authors and inscribed "Walk in beauty" on the title page. Moderate scuffing on the side edge of page block, with some bumping at corners and upper and lower spine panel edges. Jacket shows moderate crinkling at upper and lower edges of spine panel and at tips. Aside from this noticeable wear, copy is square and jacket is without tears with $23.95 price intact.
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004542

Price: 20.00 USD
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CHRYSALIS 10 (SIGNED), Torgeson, Roy (ed) with Connie Willis, Thomas F. Monteleone and Steve Rasnic Tem
163 CHRYSALIS 10 (SIGNED)
Torgeson, Roy (ed) with Connie Willis, Thomas F. Monteleone and Steve Rasnic Tem
Doubleday, 1983, 0385175981 / 9780385175982

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Barber, Tom
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by contributors Thomas F. Monteleone and Steve Rasnic Tem at their respective story contributions and Connie Willis on the Contents page. Heavy jacket crinkling to top edge of spine panel and moderate crinkling at top right corner. Dust soiling at top edge of page block, else very good copy in very good jacket. The copy is clean and square with $10.95 price intact, unusual for a book this age. Original anthology featuring stories by the following authors: Jay A. Parry, David F. Bischoff, Tanith Lee, Steve Rasnic Tem, Andrew Weiner, Roger Zelazny, Thomas F. Monteleone, Tetsu Yano, Leanne Frahm, Connie Willis and Gardner Dozois. Neat jacket illustration by Tom Barber.
Signed by Author(s)
002744

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DARKNESS DESCENDING (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry
164 DARKNESS DESCENDING (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry
Tor, 2000, 0312869150 / 9780312869151

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor jacket crinkling at the top-right corner of spine panel, without associated bumping to board. Else a very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Turtledove on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Sequel to Into The Darkness. Jacket art by Bob Eggleton. Award History: 2000 Chesley Award Nominee for Best Cover Illustration.
Signed by Author(s)
001919

Price: 30.00 USD
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GREAT WAR: WALK IN HELL (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry
165 GREAT WAR: WALK IN HELL (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry
Hodder & Stoughton, 2000, 0340715472 / 9780340715475

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Stone, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Turtledove on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Great War: The American Front. World War I is raging across the US, and the slaves in the South have risen against their masters under the flag of socialism. Continuation of Turtledove's alternate history of America. Great story telling. Wonderful jacket illustration by Steve Stone. Excellent associational title for the Turtledove collector.
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001489

Price: 50.00 USD
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GREAT WAR: WALK IN HELL [THE] (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry
166 GREAT WAR: WALK IN HELL [THE] (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry
Del Rey, 1999, 0345405617 / 9780345405616

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Pratt, George
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the UK edition by Hodder & Stoughton.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Turtledove on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Great War: The American Front. World War I is raging across the US, and the slaves in the South have risen against their masters under the flag of socialism. Continuation of Turtledove's alternate history of America. Great story telling. Sobering jacket painting by George Pratt.
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001920

Price: 40.00 USD
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GUNPOWDER EMPIRE: CROSSTIME TRAFFIC - BOOK ONE (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry
167 GUNPOWDER EMPIRE: CROSSTIME TRAFFIC - BOOK ONE (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry
Tor Books, 2003, 076530693X / 9780765306937

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sano, Kazuhiko
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Turtledove on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. First in a new series about a family working for a government bureau which manages alternate timelines throughout human history.
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003219

Price: 20.00 USD
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ALTERNATE GENERALS II (SIGNED), Turtledove, Harry (ed) and S.M. Stirling
168 ALTERNATE GENERALS II (SIGNED)
Turtledove, Harry (ed) and S.M. Stirling
Baen, 2002, 0743435281 / 9780743435284

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Blair, Dru
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by the editor Harry Turtledove and by contributor S.M. Stirling on the Contents page. Edited by Harry Turtledove, the second anthology in the fascinating alternate history series speculating on the historical "what if" focusing on famous generals through history. Interesting reading. Contributing authors include: Jim Fiscus, Michael F. Flynn, Harry Turtledove, Noreen Doyle, Judith Tarr, Roland J. Green, Chris Bunch, S. M. Stirling, Richard Foss, Susan Shwartz, R. M. Meluch, Joel Richards, Esther M. Friesner and William Sanders.
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003921

Price: 35.00 USD
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STEEL BEACH (SIGNED), Varley, John
169 STEEL BEACH (SIGNED)
Varley, John
Ace Putnam, 1992, 0399137599 / 9780399137594

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good, No Jacket. Book. Hamilton, Todd Cameron
Trade paperback, first printing. Advance Reading Copy. Spine creased with slight lean. Slight soiling due to wear, else very good condition. Signed by Varley on the title page. The book title is derived from the slang term used by sailors and marines to describe the ship's deck area used for recreation. Set in the Eight Worlds universe 200 years after humanity is exiled from the Earth by aliens. ".... the most vigorous novel [Varley] has written since The Ophiuchi Hotline .... For those who may have wondered where John Varley has been and where he is now, Varley's newest novel speaks loud and clear."- Locus, June 1992. "The plot is in effect Varley's excuse to give the reader a guided tour of a marvel-filled new world." - Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-469. "We differ from the first lungfish that left the water of the oceans for the surface of the Earth mainly in that our beach is steel, not sand. " - Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Classics of the 1990's, pg. 235. Varley is also the author of the acclaimed Demon trilogy and the SF novel The Golden Globe (1998), a novel so big the invading aliens are a minor theme. Award History: 1993 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to co-winners A Fire Upon the Deep by Vinge and Doomsday Book by Willis); 1993 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Doomsday Book by Willis).
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000778

Price: 15.00 USD
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DREAMFALL (SIGNED), Vinge, Joan D.
170 DREAMFALL (SIGNED)
Vinge, Joan D.
Warner, 1996, 0446516279 / 9780446516273

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing with number line complete. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Joan D. Vinge on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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000931

Price: 25.00 USD
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A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY (SIGNED), Vinge, Vernor and Bob Eggleton
171 A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY (SIGNED)
Vinge, Vernor and Bob Eggleton
Tor, 1999, 0312856830 / 9780312856830

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by author Vernor Vinge and also the jacket artist Bob Eggleton only on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very light jacket crinkling at bottom edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is square, the pages are bright and the jacket is not price-clipped. The excellent sequel (but prequel to the events in) the 1993 Hugo Co-winner and 1992 Nebula Nominated novel A Fire Upon the Deep. The second book in Vinge's Zones of Thought series. Both books are the best alien-contact novels since Ursula Le Guin's Left Hand of Darkness or Larry Niven's The Mote in God's Eye. Award History: 1999 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler); 2000 Prometheus Award Winner for Best Libertarian SF Novel; 1999 HOMer Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Veiled Web by Asaro); 2000 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Cryptonomicon by Stephenson); 2000 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Indigo by Graham Joyce); 2000 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner; 2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Distraction by Sterling). Magnificent jacket art by Bob Eggleton.
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003397

Price: 125.00 USD
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HA' PENNY (SIGNED), Walton, Jo
172 HA' PENNY (SIGNED)
Walton, Jo
Tor, 2007, 0765318539 / 9780765318534

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Grossman, Howard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Walton on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to the critically-acclaimed novel Farthing (2006). The Still Life With Facists trilogy is set in the alternate history where Churchill is overthrown an England makes peace with the Nazis - think SS-GB by Len Deighton (1978) . Award History: 2008 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon).
Signed by Author(s)
004131

Price: 35.00 USD
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OLD SOLDIERS (SIGNED), Weber, David
173 OLD SOLDIERS (SIGNED)
Weber, David
Baen, 2005, 1416508988 / 9781416508984

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Mattingly, David
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Weber on the title page. (Weber signatures are becoming more scarce to due limits caused by orthopedic surgery on his hand following a serious injury.) Faint jacket crinkling at head and heal of spine panel with age-related tanning to page block edges (normal for books printed with acid-based pages), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Sixth book in the Bolo series.
Signed by Author(s)
004231

Price: 35.00 USD
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WE FEW (SIGNED), Weber, David and John Ringo
174 WE FEW (SIGNED)
Weber, David and John Ringo
Baen, 2005, 074349881X / 9780743498814

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Miller, Kurt
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Weber on the title page. (Weber signatures are becoming more scarce to due limits caused by orthopedic surgery on his hand following a serious injury.) Faint jacket crinkling at head and heal of spine panel with age-related tanning to page block edges (normal for books printed with acid-based pages), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. The fourth book in the Empire of Man series, preceded by March to the Stars (2003).
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004232

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MARTIAN [THE] (SIGNED & DATED), Weir, Andy
175 MARTIAN [THE] (SIGNED & DATED)
Weir, Andy
Crown Publishers, 2014, 0804139024 / 9780804139021

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. White, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. (Hardcover editions are in their 17th printings and counting, of which this is a first printing.) Signed by Weir in silver ink and inscribed "4/12/14 San Francisco" on the title page. Business card for The Emerald Table also enclosed. The April 12 date is two months after it's official publication date, making this a very collectible copy. Signature only by Weir at The Emerald Table, a literature salon in North Beach, San Francisco. The Martian spent 26 weeks on various Bestseller Lists, including the NY Times. Small dent (caused by shelving) with associated crinkling at lower spine panel corner, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy in near pristine condition. Weir studied orbital mechanics, astronomy, and the history of manned spaceflight to make the book as realistic as possible. Originally self-published on his own website in 2011 after being re-buffed by publishers, popular demand motived Weir to publish a Kindle version which recorded 35,000 downloads in a three month period. This drew the attention of Crown, who purchased the rights and re-published it in print in 2014. The novel has been optioned for The film version starring Matt Damon (originally cast for actor Aaron Paul from Breaking Bad) as marooned Martian astronaut Mark Whatney. "An excellent first novel.Weir laces the technical details with enough keen wit to satisfy hard science fiction fan and general reader alike [and] keeps the story escalating to a riveting conclusion."- Publisher's Weekly (starred review).
Signed by Author(s)
004610

Price: 375.00 USD
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STRANGERS [THE]: THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE VOLUME FOUR (SIGNED), West, Jacqueline
176 STRANGERS [THE]: THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE VOLUME FOUR (SIGNED)
West, Jacqueline
Dial Books, 2013, 0803736908 / 9780803736900

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bernatene, Poly
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Number "1" present in complete number line on copyright page. Signed and inscribed "To Whitney / Never talk to strangers" by West on the title page. Specially printed Elsewhere bookmark, in full color and laminated showing the four books in the series, is also enclosed. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Four in juvenile mystery-fantasy series which has garnered starred reviews from Publisher's Weekly, School Library Journal and the New York Times. It's a series that's "creative, exciting, hilarious, spooky, mysterious, adventurous, and heaps of fun" - KidsReads, July 1, 2010.

004798

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RESURRECTED MAN [THE] (SIGNED), Williams, Sean
177 RESURRECTED MAN [THE] (SIGNED)
Williams, Sean
Pyr Books, 2005, 1591023114 / 9781591023111

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Picacio, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US and first hardcover edition. (Previously published as a paperback in Australia in 1998.) Number "1" present in number line with "05" present indicating a 2005 publication. Signed by Williams and inscribed "To Charlie Lane (?)/Fellow lover of SF comics (?). Also enclosed is a personal note written by Williams on his own stationary to the same person. The note reads "Dear Charlie Rose/The Star Wars novel should/be coming from Del Rey. Hope/you don't mind that I've sent you/this as well, for your [illegible]"./[Illegible] = SF = Excellent!/All the Best, Sean". Very light crinkling at top edge of jacket panel, else a very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A square, bright copy. A really nice associational copy by a very talented writer. Award History: 1999 Ditmar Award Winner; 1998 Aurealis Award Nominee (lost to The Centurion's Empire by Sean McMullen).
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004537

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OTHERLAND VOLUME 3: MOUNTAIN OF BLACK GLASS (SIGNED), Williams, Tad
178 OTHERLAND VOLUME 3: MOUNTAIN OF BLACK GLASS (SIGNED)
Williams, Tad
Daw, 1999, 0886778492 / 9780886778491

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Williams on the title page. Signature only, there is no dedication which usually accompanies signed copies of this title. Unusual thus. Very small (1cm in length) pen strike on side edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping or the usual previous owner's marks. Volume 3 in the Otherland series. Jacket painting by Michael Whelan.
Signed by Author(s)
004263

Price: 100.00 USD
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METROPOLITAN (SIGNED), Williams, Walter Jon
179 METROPOLITAN (SIGNED)
Williams, Walter Jon
HarperPrism, 1995, 0061052124 / 9780061052125

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Heffernan, Phil
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Williams on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A world-city where technology is powered by geomancy. Metropolitan's sequel, City On Fire, was published by HarperPrism to excellent reviews in the NY Times Book Review - "[R]arest of entertainments, a sequel that improves on a successful predecessor." Gerald Jonas, NY Times Book Review, 23 Feb. 1997. The sequel, City On Fire was named a 1997 Notable Book by the NY Times Book Review, and nominated for the 1997 Nebula Award. Award History: 1995 Nebula Nominee Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Terminal Experiment [vt Hobson's Choice ] by Robert J. Sawyer).
Signed by Author(s)
002573

Price: 30.00 USD
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SUNDERING [THE] (SIGNED), Williams, Walter Jon
180 SUNDERING [THE] (SIGNED)
Williams, Walter Jon
Earthlight, 2003, 0743461258 / 9780743461252

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Warner, Bob
Trade paperback UK edition. First printing and first world edition. (The US edition was published later as a mass-market paperback in 2004.) Signed by Williams on the title page. Book Two of Dread Empire's Fall series, preceded by the well-received The Praxis.
Signed by Author(s)
002429

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