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ISAAC ASIMOV'S FANTASY! (SIGNED), McCarthy, Shawna (ed)
181 ISAAC ASIMOV'S FANTASY! (SIGNED)
McCarthy, Shawna (ed)
Dial Press, 1985, 0385230176 / 9780385230179

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Printing stated on copyright page. Signed by contributor Connie Willis on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor chipping at upper tips of jacket. Single closed jacket tear with associated crinkling, 1cm in length at bottom edge of rear panel and another closed tear, 1.5 cm in length, in the crease of the front jacket flap fold. Fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy with original 42.98 price intact. Collects 19 fantasy stories, all previously published. What's interesting about these stories, aside from their first appearances in hardback, is that each story is accompanied by a black and white interior illustrations by a different artist. Contributing authors include: Lucius Shepard, Leigh Kennedy, Sharon N. Farber, Scott Baker, Daphne Castell, Ron Goulart, Gregg Keizer, Kristi Olesen, George Alec Effinger, Lee Killough, Tanith Lee, Robert Thurston, Lillian Stewart Carl, Juleen Brantingham, Richard Kearns, George R. R. Martin, Connie Willis, Ian McDowell and John Kessel. Contributing artists include: Nicholas Jainschigg, James T. Ceribello, Ron Lindahn, Laura Lakey/Artifact, Robert Walters, Gary Freeman, Arthur George, Odbert, Val Lindahn, Judy Mitchell, Richard Crist, George Thompson and Hank Jankus.
Signed by Author(s)
003892

Price: 25.00 USD
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WING COMMANDER: PROPHECY, McCubbin, Chris
182 WING COMMANDER: PROPHECY
McCubbin, Chris
Origin, 1997, 0761512071 / 9780761512073

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First edition, first printing. Trade paperback. Official Strategy Guide for the Wing Commander: Prophecy PC game. The strategy is clean, square and without any previous owner's marks. A very nice associational item for the popular and cutting-edge (for the 1990's) space combat PC game featuring Mark Hamill returning to his role as Christopher "Maverick" Blair.

003378

Price: 25.00 USD
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OMEGA, McDevitt, Jack
183 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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OMEGA (SIGNED), McDevitt, Jack
184 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.
Signed by Author(s)
003974

Price: 30.00 USD
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BRASYL (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
185 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).
Signed by Author(s)
004430

Price: 100.00 USD
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BRASYL (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
186 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
187 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

Price: 60.00 USD
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TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
188 TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880137 / 9781902880136

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Hardy, David A.
Hardcover UK, and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition, one of 300 signed/numbered copies printed by this specialty publisher. Signed by McDonald and Introducer Robert Silverberg on the limitation page. Stand alone novella set in the Chaga series. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Short Story Award.
Signed by Author(s)
001668

Price: 60.00 USD
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HALF THE DAY IS NIGHT, McHugh, Maureen F.
189 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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FIREFLOOD AND OTHER STORIES (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
190 FIREFLOOD AND OTHER STORIES (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Houghton Mifflin Co, 1979, 0395284228 / 9780395284223

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Shields, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by McIntyre on the title page. Number "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects eleven of McIntyre's finest stories, and the author's first collection. A clean, straight copy not price-clipped with $10.95 price intact. Excellent copy for a book this age.
Signed by Author(s)
001290

Price: 40.00 USD
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STAR WARS: THE CRYSTAL STAR, McIntyre, Vonda N.
191 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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RESOLUTION, Meaney, John
192 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.
193 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.
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004578

Price: 40.00 USD
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COYOTE KINGS OF THE SPACE - AGE BACHELOR PAD [THE], Minister Faust (pseud. Malcolm Azania)
194 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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195 FIRES OF PARATIME [THE] (SIGNED)
Modesitt, L. E.
Timescape Books, 1982, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club edition, hardcover and true first edition. Original publication, first published as a book club. Code N19 on page 215 and number 1869 at bottom corner of rear jacket flap. Signed by Modesitt on the title page. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Jacket is moderately chipped and creased at bottom spine panel with one tiny (1cm) closed tear. Upper right corner of front jacket panel has a ghost mark caused by a price label that was later removed. Else fine copy in near fine jacket. This copy is clean, square without clipping or previous owner's marks. Modesitt's first book and the first novel in the Timedivers series. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Ron Walotsky.
Signed by Author(s)
003446

Price: 24.95 USD
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REMNANT POPULATION, Moon, Elizabeth
196 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, Moon, Elizabeth
197 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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SPEED OF DARK [THE], Moon, Elizabeth
198 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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MARKET FORCES, Morgan, Richard
199 MARKET FORCES
Morgan, Richard
London, Gollancz, 2004, 0575075120 / 9780575075122

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Published later in the US as a trade paperback and later as a Book Club hardcover as Richard K. Morgan.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at head and heel of spine panel with some tiny chipping at lower tips, else a fine copy in fine jacket. Morgan's third novel, SF noir by the author of Altered Carbon (2002) and Broken Angels (2003). Think a Mickey Spillane anti-hero set in Mad Max universe. Originally a short story, it was developed into a movie script before becoming the present novel.

003959

Price: 34.95 USD
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MARKET FORCES, Morgan, Richard K.
200 MARKET FORCES
Morgan, Richard K.
Ballantine Books, 2005, 0345499778 / 9780345499776

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Trade paperback, first printing and first US ediiton. (Previously published in hardcover by Gollancz, UK. No US hardcover published.) Copies are now appearing in 3rd printings, this is a 1st printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Copies are Corners faintly curled with light toning to page block edges, else a Near Fine copy without stains or tears. A clean, square copy. Science Fiction noir by the author of Altered Carbon and Broken Angels. Think a Mickey Spillane anti-hero set in Mad Max universe. Simply Bad-A$$ like all Morgan's work. Originally a short story, it was developed into a movie script before becoming the present novel. Award History: 2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner for Best SF Novel.

003564

Price: 12.00 USD
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