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WITCHING HOUR [THE], Rice, Anne
161 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

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ON, Roberts, Adam
162 ON
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2001, 0575071761 / 9780575071766

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Novel by the author of the critically acclaimed first novel Salt, which was a 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee. (Lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler.) "Fine writing, hard science, carefully crafted dialogue." - Guardian August 12, 2001. Gravity pulls parallel to the ground, instead of perpendicular. Falling forward standing in a plain would be the equivalent of falling from a skyscraper. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket art by Chris Moore.

002003

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SALT, Roberts, Adam
163 SALT
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068965 / 9780575068964

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Faint vertical fold to rear endpaper leaf, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The author's first book. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Only 900 copies in the first printing. Outstanding full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Chris Moore. Award History: 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee.

001872

Price: 75.00 USD
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KITEWORLD: A FANTASY NOVEL, Roberts, Keith
164 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

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BLUE MARS (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
165 BLUE MARS (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Bantam, 1996, 0553101447 / 9780553101447

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Dixon, Don
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published by Voyager.) Stated July 1996 printing on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Robinson on the title page. Hardcover copies are well into 3rd printings. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block edges show minimal age-related scuffs and smudges, but very lightly handled. Jacket is clean, without tears with $22.95 price intact. A clean, square copy. Final volume in the Mars trilogy. Award History: 1996 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Excession Iain M. Banks); 1997 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 1997 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 1997 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to Fairyland by Paul J. McAuley); 1997 SF Chronicle Award Nominee (lost to Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling); 1997 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh).
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004401

Price: 60.00 USD
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FORTY SIGNS OF RAIN (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
166 FORTY SIGNS OF RAIN (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Bantam Books, 2004, 0553803115 / 9780553803112

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Forbes, Dominic and Tom Hallman
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by HarperCollins.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Robinson on the title page and dated "6-8-04" within one week of the June 1st publication date, making this copy unique. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The first novel in the The Capital Code trilogy. "There is much that is brilliant in Forty Signs of Rain, and even more that is critically important, but after all the compelling characters and complex ideas that Robinson introduces, some readers might be a little surprised to find that what began as undoubtedly the best novel about the NSF ends as the year's most elaborat lesson plan [concerning the affects of global warming]." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, January 2004. Very nice jacket illustration mirrored by the French jacket perspective. Award History: 2005 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Confusion by Neal Stephenson); 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Science Fiction Novels.
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002629

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PACIFIC EDGE (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
167 PACIFIC EDGE (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Tor, 1990, 0312850972 / 9780312850975

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published by Unwin Hyman.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Robinson on the title page. Upper quadrant of rear jacket panel lightly sunned, else a fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Final volume in the Orange County trilogy. Award History: 1991 John W. Campbell Award Winner; 1991 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons).
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004178

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STARS COMPEL [THE] (SIGNED), Roessner, Michaela
168 STARS COMPEL [THE] (SIGNED)
Roessner, Michaela
Tor, 1999, 0312857551 / 9780312857554

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Elwell, Tristan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by Roessner on the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Stars Dispose. Award History: 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling).
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004125

Price: 25.00 USD
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FADEAWAY, Rosen, Richard
169 FADEAWAY
Rosen, Richard
Harper & Row, 1986, 006015599X / 9780060155995

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Crawford, Robert
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Basketball mystery, and Rosen's second book, preceded by "Strike Three, You're Dead" which won the 1985 Edgar Award for Best First Novel.

000416

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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, Rowling, J. K.
170 HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 2005, 0439784549 / 9780439784542

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First American Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Despite the enormous first print run, this title already appears in Third Printings. This copy is a First Printing without the usual remainder marks. Unusual to find copies in fine condition without previous owner's marks. A wonder ful collector's copy. Award History: 2006 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Book (lost to Pay the Piper: A Rock 'n' Roll Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen and Alan Stemple).

004261

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
171 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439136350 / 9780439136358

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is practically pristine. The books in the much beloved Harry Potter series often show the handling that comes from being "loved" too much by the reader. Except for almost invisible bumping at the top edge of the spine panel, this copy is almost "As New" condition, showing no handling-related marks or wear. Collector's note that all points are present (many sellers represent they have a 1st Printing without describing the points which indicate a true 1st printing). Full number sequence "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9/9 0/0 " with the notations "Printed in the U.S.A. 37" and "First American Edition, October 1999" each stated on copyright page. The $19.95 price is intact on the front jacket flap with the code 51995 above smaller barcode line on the rear jacket panel is also present. Dark green boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, purple cloth on spine and red endpapers. This copy shows no wear to the page block or jacket. Now iconic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre with 23 interior illustrations. Award History: 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

004350

Price: 200.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
172 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439136350 / 9780439136358

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The third Harry Potter novel. Very faint scratch on the lower right corner of front jacket panel with very light bumping (caused by shelving) on top and bottom edges of the spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the page bright and unmarked. Collector's note that all first printing points are present (some online sellers represent they have a first printing without describing the points which indicate a true first printing): Full number sequence "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" and " 9/9 0/0 1 2 3 4" on the same line with the notations "Printed in the U.S.A. 37" and "First American Edition, October 1999" each stated on copyright page. The $19.95 price is intact on the front jacket flap with the code 51995 above smaller bar code line on the rear jacket panel. Dark green boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, purple cloth on spine and orange end papers. The number "3" is present on the spine (this is the first book where the volume number in the series was added - the first printings for the two prior Harry Potter books did not have any volume numbers on their spines.) The book is straight and spine is square without the usual lean from heavy handling. The jacket is complete without tears, price clipping or the ubiquitous dedications and other previous owner's marks. A extremely well-preserved copy which are becoming more rare as time passes. Now iconic jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre with 23 interior illustrations. Award History: 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

004790

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SHIP OF FOOLS, Russo, Richard Paul
173 SHIP OF FOOLS
Russo, Richard Paul
Ace, 2001, 0739416901 / 9780739416907

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Jensen, Bruce
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Code 35724 on rear jacket panel. Statement "Ace edition / January 2001" present on copyright page. (Previously published as a trade paperback original by Ace, this first hardcover edition was later published by Ace as a book club edition.) Very faint jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else a very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. An excellent copy for this critically acclaimed, award-winning and horrifying SF novel about alien contact. Award History: 2001 Philip K. Dick Award Winner; 2001 Notable Book of the Year List, NY Times Book Review, Dec. 2, 2001; 2002 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Passage by Connie Willis).

003716

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COILS, Saberhagen, Fred and Roger Zelazny
174 COILS
Saberhagen, Fred and Roger Zelazny
Nelson Doubleday, 1982, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Miller, Ron
Book Club and first hardcover edition with code #5139 on rear jacket panel. (Published a month later than the trade paperback edition by Simon & Schuster/Wallaby). Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Heavy jacket crinkling at head of spine and upper tips with one small, triangular shaped tear-out at front corner of spine panel. Some jacket creasing along top edge on rear panel. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without clipping or the usual previous owner's marks. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket with black and white interior illustrations by Ron Miller. Award History: 1983 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Foundation's Edge by Isaac Asimov).

003772

Price: 10.00 USD
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CHILD OF VENUS, Sargent, Pamela
175 CHILD OF VENUS
Sargent, Pamela
Eos, 2001, 006105027X / 9780061050275

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Targete, Jean
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Jacket faintly bumped at top edge of spine panel and a shallow, very faint vertical scratch running from the top to the bottom edges of the rear panel. Other than these defects, a fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. The final book in the Venus trilogy. "The author of Venus of Shadows and Venus of Dreams concludes her trilogy set in the far future with a tale of redemption and bravery that belongs in most sf collections." - Library Journal. Stunning full color, wrap-around jacket by Jean Pierre Targete. Award History: 2002 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to American Gods by Gaiman).

003365

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GUARDIAN, Saul, John
176 GUARDIAN
Saul, John
Fawcett Columbine, 1993, 0449908623 / 9780449908624

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ducek, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint handling-related wear to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2003 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson).

003570

Price: 15.00 USD
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STARPLEX, Sawyer, Robert J.
177 STARPLEX
Sawyer, Robert J.
Ace, 1996, 0441003729 / 9780441003723

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Originally serialized in the July through October 1996 issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine. Later published in paperback by Ace. This BCE is the first hardcover edition.) The Book Club is also the only hardcover edition to date. Printing code #14361 on rear jacket panel with the printing statement "This book is an Ace original edition, and has never been previously published" plus the statement "[t]his novel was serialized in the July through October 1996 issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine" also on the title page. Ron Walotsky is the artist for the Book Club edition jacket. Jacket is bright and intact without tears, but has some tiny chipping at tips. Very faint age and handling-related wear to page block edges, but is otherwise clean and square without previous owner's marks. A fine copy in fine jacket. Very unusual to find Book Clubs in fine condition. Award History: 1996 HOMer Award Winner; 1997 Aurora Award Winner; 1997 SF Chronicle Award Nominee (lost to Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling); 1997 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Slow River by Nicola Griffith); 1997 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson).

004845

Price: 25.00 USD
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GHOST BRIGADES [THE] (SIGNED & DATED), Scalzi, John
178 GHOST BRIGADES [THE] (SIGNED & DATED)
Scalzi, John
Tor, 2007, 0765354063 / 9780765354068

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Harris, John
First Printing, mass market paperback. Very fine (unread) copy. Signed by Scalzi and dated "4/26/07" on the title page, the same week as the official publication date for the mass market paperback. First published in hardcover by Tor in 2006. Sequel to Old Man's War (2005), the award-winning SF novel and one of the best hard military-SF novels since Glen Cook's Passage At Arms (1985). (Haven't read Passage At Arms? Read it. As Joe Bobb Briggs would say "check it out"). Award History: 2007 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Rainbow's End by Vernor Vinge).
Signed by Author(s)
003499

Price: 25.00 USD
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GOD ENGINES [THE], Scalzi, John
179 GOD ENGINES [THE]
Scalzi, John
Subterranean Press, 2009, 1596062991 / 9781596062993

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Chong, Vincent
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (A limited edition was published simultaneously by Subterranean). Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This title is already appearing in third printings, however this is a first printsing. "[Scalzi's] writing has never been crisper, and his ideas carry a freshness and energy most other fantasy authors will envy." - Booklist. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Palimpsest by Charles Stross); 2010 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novella (lost to The Women of Nell Gwynne's by Kage Baker).

004246

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LAST COLONY [THE] (SIGNED), Scalzi, John
180 LAST COLONY [THE] (SIGNED)
Scalzi, John
Tor, 2007, 0765316978 / 9780765316974

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Scalzi on the title page. A pristine copy. Sequel to Old Man's War (2205) and The Ghost Brigades (2006). Award History: 2008 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon).
Signed by Author(s)
004864

Price: 40.00 USD
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