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MEMORY CATHEDRAL [THE]: A SECRET HISTORY OF LEONARDO DA VINCI, Dann, Jack
161 MEMORY CATHEDRAL [THE]: A SECRET HISTORY OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
Dann, Jack
Bantam Books, 1995, 0553096370 / 9780553096378

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Jacobus, Tim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: Winner of the 1996 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

003994

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ILL-MADE MUTE [THE], Dart-Thornton, Cecilia
162 ILL-MADE MUTE [THE]
Dart-Thornton, Cecilia
Macmillan, 2001, 0333907531 / 9780333907535

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gregory, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Warner Books in May, 2001.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Debut novel and Book 1 in the The Bitterbynde series. Subdued fantasy elements but richly crafted story that slowly unfolds with the telling. This series will become richer with each book added to the mix. "Dart-Thornton's world takes many traditional elements of epic fantasy and manages to stir them into something charming and new". - Charlene Brusso. "Featuring a courageous and unusual heroine, this series opener belongs in most fantasy collections." - Library Journal. "With deep roots in folklore and myth, tirelessly inventive, fascinating, affecting and profoundly satisfying. A stunning, dazzling debut". - Kirkus Reviews, March 2001. Click to view the UK edition featuring the fine front and back jacket panel illustrations by Paul Gregory.

002059

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A WHISPER OF BLOOD: 18 STORIES OF VAMPIRISM, Datlow, Ellen (ed)
163 A WHISPER OF BLOOD: 18 STORIES OF VAMPIRISM
Datlow, Ellen (ed)
Morrow, 1991, 0688103618 / 9780688103613

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Canty, Thomas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Small, closed jacket tear (1 cm in length) at front jacket fold, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sophisticated original anthology edited by Ellen Datlow featuring adult-themed vampire stories. Fun stuff. Contributing authors include: Suzy McKee Charnas; Karl Edward Wagner; Robert Silverberg; Kathe Koje; Elizabeth Massie; Barry N. Malzberg; Rick Wilber; Jonathan Carroll; Thomas Ligotti; Melissa Mia Hall; David J. Schow; Jack Womack; Melinda M. Snodgrass; Thomas Tessier; Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; K. W. Jeter; Pat Cadigan; Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth.

003779

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PEREGRINE: PRIMUS, Davidson, Avram
164 PEREGRINE: PRIMUS
Davidson, Avram
Walker and Company, 1971, 0802755461 / 9780802755469

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fong Hor, Lena
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine copy in fine jacket. Clean, square copy without price-clipping, very well preserved. Unusual to find copies this age without the ubiquitous previous owner's marks. "Sterling, classical fantasy in a classical mode." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature *4A-80.

003904

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CARL'S AFTERNOON IN THE PARK (SIGNED), Day, Alexandra
165 CARL'S AFTERNOON IN THE PARK (SIGNED)
Day, Alexandra
Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1991, 0374311099 / 9780374311094

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Day, Alexandra
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated first edition on copyright page. Color illustrated boards without dustjacket as issued. Signed by Alexandra Day on the front free endpaper with the author's unique dog's paw page stamp. Illustrated in full color by the author. Minor bumping at top and bottom edges of spine with some faint rubbing at tips, else fine copy without any previous owner's marks or inscriptions. (Difficult to find children's books without inscriptions.)
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003518

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BONES OF ZORA [THE], De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
166 BONES OF ZORA [THE]
De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
Phantasia Press, 1983, 0932096271 / 9780932096272

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Poyser, Victoria
Hardcover first edition and first trade edition. (Preceded by the signed and numbered Phantasia limited edition.) One of 2,000 trade copies. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Except for small amount of crinkling at top and bottom corners of the dustjacket, this copy is straight, unmarked and very fine (unread) condition in very fine dustjacket. Difficult to find Phantasia titles in very fine condition. The sixth book in De Camp's campy but very fun Krishna series. The series is both SF and Fantasy (starfarers marooned on a medieval world are exploited technically and sexually by the savvy natives), and de Camp took time in this series to poke fun at the SF/Fantasy stereotypes. We'll miss him. Phantasia Press was the premier specialty publisher for SF and Fantasy titles in the 1980's, and these finely crafted editions are very collectible, and theirs titles included Asimov's Robots of Dawn, Brin's Startide Rising, Ellison's Medea, and Gibson's Neuromancer. Excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Victoria Poyser.

001386

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LITTLE (GRRL) LOST, De Lint, Charles
167 LITTLE (GRRL) LOST
De Lint, Charles
Viking Press, 2007, 0670061441 / 9780670061440

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fischer, Scott
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket.

004335

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WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED), De Lint, Charles
168 WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED)
De Lint, Charles
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596062290 / 9781596062290

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. De Lint, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. A signed, limited edition by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Un-numbered edition signed by De Lint on the special signature page. Subtitled "Collected Early Stories Volume 3: High Fantasy Stories", it collects 17 of the author's early stories originally published in magazines from the 1970s through the 1990s. Introduction by De Lint. Out of print on publication. Subterranean published 52 lettered copies and an unknown number of trade copies signed by the author. Fine, unread copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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004623

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WOLFLING, Dickson, Gordon R.
169 WOLFLING
Dickson, Gordon R.
Baen, 1991, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Morrissey, Pat
Book Club and first hardcover edition. Code #17096 or rear jacket panel. Originally serialized in 1969, it was later published as a paperback by Dell. This is the first hardcover edition. Some faint crinkling at top edge of jacket, else a fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without the usual heavy-handling seen in book club editions. Not a remainder or ex-library copy.

004711

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YOUNG BLEYS, Dickson, Gordon R.
170 YOUNG BLEYS
Dickson, Gordon R.
Tor, 1991, 0312931301 / 9780312931308

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Royo, Luis
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint handling-related edgewear (normal for a book this age) with one very small (0.5 cm in size) dent on side edge of page block, else near fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Set in the Childe Cycle, the same universe where the Dorsai! events take place. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Luis Royo.

003470

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BUSINESSMAN: A TALE OF TERROR, Disch, Thomas M.
171 BUSINESSMAN: A TALE OF TERROR
Disch, Thomas M.
Harper & Row, 1984, 0060152923 / 9780060152925

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fehr, Terence
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Minor age-related dust soiling to top edge of textblock, else near fine copy in fine unclipped jacket. "[B]izzare, grotesque, hilarious novel..." - Barron (ed) Horror Literature, 4-98. "A quirky, wicked little masterpiece." Barron (ed) Fantasy Literature 4A-88. "The Businessman is The Exorcist in a playful mood."

000564

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M.D.: A HORROR STORY, Disch, Thomas M.
172 M.D.: A HORROR STORY
Disch, Thomas M.
Knopf, 1991, 039458662X / 9780394586625

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ferguson, Archie
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Faint dust soiling to top edge of text block with minor scuff mark to bottom edge of text block, else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Supernatural horror novel, it traces the evolution of the anti-hero from his boyhood to adult monster. "[R]ich with insights, so beautifully written, poignant, and deeply, cruelly comic." - Faren Miller, Locus, May 1991, pg. 17.

000601

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PRIEST [THE], Disch, Thomas M.
173 PRIEST [THE]
Disch, Thomas M.
Knopf, 1994, 0679418806 / 9780679418801

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ferguson, Archie
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First American Edition. (Previously published in the UK.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Noir satire subtitled "A Gothic Romance" by the same author of "The M.D." which was a horror bestseller. "A wickedly funny romp."

000338

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FOR THE WIN (SIGNED), Doctorow, Cory
174 FOR THE WIN (SIGNED)
Doctorow, Cory
Tor, 2010, 0765322161 / 9780765322166

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Doctorow on the title page. Jacket has minor wear at head and heel of spine panel with same faint ripples in front jacket panel. Else, copy is clean, square and bright with price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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004603

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ILLEARTH WAR: AN EPIC FANTASY [THE], Donaldson, Stephen R.
175 ILLEARTH WAR: AN EPIC FANTASY [THE]
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Wyeth, S. C.
Book Club edition, first printing. This Book Club was published one month after the Holt, Rinehart edition in 1977. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. All the Book Club first printing points are present: gutter code H43 on page 435 with code # 1714 printed on the rear jacket flap. (A different gutter code indicates a later printing, not a first printing.) The single, double-page map on pages vi and vii is credited to Lynne K. Plagge on the bottom right. The synopsis titled "What Has Gone Before" is present at pages xi and xii. Navy boards with orange lettering on spine. Copy is square, clean and without previous owner's marks. Jacket is bright without tears, but has some light wear and crinkling at tips and upper edge of page block. A wonderfully preserved copy of book usually in poor condition from rough handling.

004551

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LORD FOUL'S BANE, Donaldson, Stephen R.
176 LORD FOUL'S BANE
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Nelson Doubleday, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Tate, Janice C.
Book Club Edition, first printing and true first edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. First printing code H21 on page 403, indicates a first printing in May 1977. This first printing by the SFBC preceded the Holt Rinehart Winston trade edition, making it the true first edition and relatively rare. Later printings by the SFBC substituted the original cover by Tate for the S. C. Wyeth cover for the HRW trade edition. First printing with brown boards with blue lettering on spine. The First Chronicle of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever. Map by Lynne K. Plagge. Moderate jacket crinkling at top and bottom of spine panel with heavier crinkling and chipping at upper tips. Spine panel is sunned. Brown boards with blue lettering. Boards are square and page block is clean and bright, unusual to find in book club editions, which usually suffer from heavy handling. Award History: 1978 Gandalf Award Nominee (lost to The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien).

004742

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RUNES OF EARTH [THE]: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT, Donaldson, Stephen R.
177 RUNES OF EARTH [THE]: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075988 / 9780575075986

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover UK, first printing and first edition. First UK edition. (The US edition by Putnam preceded by one week.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Donaldson returns to Thomas Covenant and The Land after a 20 year hiatus. First book in a forthcoming quartet. Striking, unlaminated jacket in black with gold highlights by Laura Brett. Lovely gold and black endpaper and pastedown sheets make this UK edition a wonderful copy for the Donaldson collector. "...Donaldson shows that his epic series still has the power to surprise in this richly imagined start of a final quartet." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 2005 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy.

004032

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RUNES OF EARTH: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT, BOOK 1 (UNCORRECTED MANUSCRIPT), Donaldson, Stephen R.
178 RUNES OF EARTH: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT, BOOK 1 (UNCORRECTED MANUSCRIPT)
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Putnam Publishing Group, 2004, 0399152326 / 9780399152320

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Whelan, Michael
First edition, first printing. Uncorrrected manuscript preceding the first edition. Faint smudges on spine and around the bottom half of rear panel, else fine (unread) copy without jacket, issued in full color pictorial soft cover. A straight, square copy. Also contains a full color promotional postcard featuring the jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Award History: 2005 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke).

002853

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PROPHETS FOR THE END OF TIME, Donnelly, Marcos
179 PROPHETS FOR THE END OF TIME
Donnelly, Marcos
Baen, 1998, 0671577751 / 9780671577759

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Hickman, Stephen
Paperback, first printing. Tiny (1 cm) bump at lower corner of rear panel at spine, else a fine and unread copy without spine crease, wear or other defects. Award History: 1999 Nebula Award Preliminary Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler).

001473

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NAMELESS DAY [THE], Douglass, Sara
180 NAMELESS DAY [THE]
Douglass, Sara
Voyager HarperCollins Publishers Australia, 2000, 0732265185 / 9780732265182

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Tan, Shaun
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (First published in Australia. The first US edition was published later by Tor.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Normal age-related browning at page block edges. Two very faint smudges on top edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A straight, square copy. The jacket is clean, bright with original price intact. Book One of The Crucible, followed by The Wounded Hawk (2001) and The Crippled Angel (2002). Sadly, Sara Douglass passed away in September, 2011. "This captivating historical fantasy ranks with the best in the subgenre." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: Amazon's Best of 2004 Top 10 Editors' Picks: Science Fiction & Fantasy.

002665

Price: 75.00 USD
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