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GOD ENGINES [THE], Scalzi, John
181 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
182 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).
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004864

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TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS, Scott, Melissa
183 TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS
Scott, Melissa
Tor, 1994, 0312857330 / 9780312857332

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jainschigg, Nicholas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint scuffing around top-edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Sequel to her well-received novel Burning Bright. Fast-paced cyberpunk adventure and sociological study centering on the gay central character in this Lambda Award-winning Science Fiction novel. A good read by an excellent SF author. Award History: 1994 Lambda Award for Lesbian and Gay Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror; 1994 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The Matter of Seggri by Ursula K. Le Guin and Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer).

000242

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VIATOR (SIGNED), Shepard, Lucius
184 VIATOR (SIGNED)
Shepard, Lucius
Night Shade Books, 2004, 1892389444 / 9781892389442

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Picacio, John
Hardcover, and first trade edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Doodle of haunted face and inscribed "For Sean - Best of Dreams & Wishes/John Picacio 2009" on the title page by the artist. Critically well-received SF/Horror novel. "Filled with long, beautiful sentences that play out like never-ending riffs from a jazz musician's horn, the new novel by World Fantasy Award-winner Shepard works as a stylistic experiment and as a short, edgy look at the intricacies of fate and the power each individual may or may not have over his own destiny." - Reed Business Information.
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002924

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VIATOR (SIGNED), Shepard, Lucius
185 VIATOR (SIGNED)
Shepard, Lucius
Night Shade Books, 2004, 1892389444 / 9781892389442

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Picacio, John
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, and first trade edition. Signed on the title page by both the author Lucius Shepard and John Picacio the illustrator (who added the date "2006" with his signature). Haunting horror novel with excellent critical reviews. "Filled with long, beautiful sentences that play out like never-ending riffs from a jazz musician's horn, the new novel by World Fantasy Award winner Shepard works as a stylistic experiment and as a short, edgy look at the intricacies of fate and the power each individual may or may not have over his own destiny." - Reed Business Information.
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002923

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ELSEWHERE: A BORDERTOWN NOVEL (SIGNED), Shetterly, Wil
186 ELSEWHERE: A BORDERTOWN NOVEL (SIGNED)
Shetterly, Wil
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991, 0152007318 / 9780152007317

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Nolan, Dennis
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Shetterly on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Set in the Bordertown universe. A young runaway comes of age among the punk elves and humans living in Bordertown, the rundown city between our world and Faerie. Award History: 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to Beauty by Sherri S. Tepper); 1992 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee for Children's Literature (lost to Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie).
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003345

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SHARDS OF EMPIRE (SIGNED), Shwartz, Susan
187 SHARDS OF EMPIRE (SIGNED)
Shwartz, Susan
Tor, 1996, 0312857160 / 9780312857165

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bober, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Shwartz on the title page. Not a book clulb, remainder or ex-library copy. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Preliminary Ballot.
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000731

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LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE, Silverberg, Robert
188 LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE
Silverberg, Robert
Harper & Row, 1980, 0060140267 / 9780060140267

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Poor. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Hardcover first edition, first printing. (Originally serialized in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1979). Not book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The text block shows age-related wear, but is remarkably clean and square. The jacket, however is in poor condition, it's price-clipped, shows numerous open and closed tears with associated crinkling and chips, especially at the head and heel of the spine panel with creasing in the inner flaps. An excellent copy of this award-winning title to marry to a superior jacket. Barron (ed. ): Fantasy Literature 4A-232. Award History: 1981 Balrog Award Nominee (lost to The Wounded Land by Stephen R. Donaldson); 1981 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge); 1981 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge).

003956

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EDGE OF SPACE: THREE ORIGINAL NOVELLAS, Silverberg, Robert (ed)
189 EDGE OF SPACE: THREE ORIGINAL NOVELLAS
Silverberg, Robert (ed)
Elsevier/Nelson Books, 1979, 0525666257 / 9780525666257

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fref
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor jacket crinkling at heel of spine panel and faint dust soiling at top edge of page block. Extremely well cared for book. A clean, square copy without price-clipping, tears or previous owner's marks. Original anthology edited with introduction by Robert Silverberg featuring three orignal novellas by Glenn Chang, Phyllis Gotlieb and Mark J. McGarry. Very cool full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Fref. Award History: 1980 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Anthology (lost to Universe 9 by Terry Carr).

003584

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FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED), Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
190 FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED)
Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
Avon Eos, 1999, 0380976307 / 9780380976300

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halperin, Amy
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Faint diagonal jacket crease at top right corner of front jacket panel and tiny bump with associated crinkling to top edge of spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed on the Contents page by each of the following authors: Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress and Greg Bear. Signed on the half-title page by Gregory Benford. Subtitled "Eleven Masters of Science Fiction Return to Their Legendary Worlds." Original anthology, the finest of the year (per Locus Magazines 1999 Recommended Reading List), where some of Science Fiction's greatest writers contribute original stories to their most famous universes: Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman, Ursula Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Nancy Kress and Frederik Pohl. The SF companion volume to Silverberg's "Legends" original anthology by the masters of fantasy. Card, Le Guin and McCaffrey have the distinction (besides Silverberg), of contributing original stories to both the Legends and Far Horizons anthologies. [U]ndeniably the best original SF anthology of the year." - Locus, February, 2000. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Anthologies; Winner of the 2000 Locus Award for Best Collection; ("Orphans of the Helix" by Dan Simmons, collected in Far Horizons, won the Locus Award for Best Novella).
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001913

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DROOD (SIGNED & DATED), Simmons, Dan
191 DROOD (SIGNED & DATED)
Simmons, Dan
Little, Brown & Company, 2009, 0316007021 / 9780316007023

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (This trade edition precedes the limited edition published by Subterranean Press.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Simmons and dated "2/19/09" on the title page, just ten days after its February 9th publication date. A stunning novel and scarce to find signed and dated by Simmons. Award History: 2010 Locus Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel;
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004024

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FIRES OF EDEN (SIGNED), Simmons, Dan
192 FIRES OF EDEN (SIGNED)
Simmons, Dan
Putnam, 1994, 0399139222 / 9780399139222

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Garrido, Hector
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Tiny page dent (0.5cm in size) near the top of the side edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Signed by Simmons on the title page. Vengeful gods and volcano sacrifices against the exotic backdrop of Hawaii, Simmons weaves another macabre tale that's neither fantasy nor horror, but both with a rich flavoring of ironic humor. Very worthy of the Locus award. Award History: 1996 Locus Award Winner for Best Horror Novel.
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000802

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ILIUM, Simmons, Dan
193 ILIUM
Simmons, Dan
Eos, 2003, 0380978938 / 9780380978939

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (The UK edition was published later by Gollancz in August, 2003.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light bumping with associated jacket crinkling at upper tips. Aside from these defects a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket for this collectible book. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Gary Ruddell. Award History: 2004 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 2004 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Bujold); Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels; Amazon's Top Ten Books of 2003 - Science Fiction & Fantasy; Amazon's Top 50 Books of 2003; Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2003 - Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror; Publisher's Weekly The Year in Books 2003: SF/Fantasy/Horror.

003458

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SONGS FROM THE STARS, Spinrad, Norman
194 SONGS FROM THE STARS
Spinrad, Norman
Simon & Schuster, 1980, 0671253263 / 9780671253264

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. McAfee, Mara
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Immaculate page block. Jacket is without tears with $11.95 price intact. A pristine copy. Award History: 1981 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge).

004463

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EMPIRE OF FEAR [THE], Stableford, Brian
195 EMPIRE OF FEAR [THE]
Stableford, Brian
Carroll & Graf, 1991, 0881847429 / 9780881847420

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. O'Leary, Kersti
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by UK edition published by Simon & Schuster in 1988.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight dust soiling to top edge of text block with faint scrape running from top to bottom edge of back panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 1989 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee for Best Novel.

002364

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HEAVY WEATHER, Sterling, Bruce
196 HEAVY WEATHER
Sterling, Bruce
Bantam Spectra, 1994, 0553093932 / 9780553093933

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Fine copy in fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Earth in 2031, a cyperpunk-ian future where societies and individuals cope with the breakdown of civilization caused by chaotic weather patterns, new diseases and disintegrating social and governmental institutions. Bleeding-edge (as opposed to cutting-edge) cyberpunk at its best. "[C]yberpunk in the sagebrush." And "Sterling hacks the future, and an elegant hack it is." - Locus, September 1994, p. 27. 1994 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 4 Dec. 1994. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works, pg. 207. Award History: 1994 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003323

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ZEITGEIST, Sterling, Bruce
197 ZEITGEIST
Sterling, Bruce
Bantam, 2000, 0553104934 / 9780553104936

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Dinyer, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint, horizontal jacket crease at lower edge of rear panel with some minor jacket wrinkles, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin).

003797

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ZENITH ANGLE [THE] (SIGNED & DATED), Sterling, Bruce
198 ZENITH ANGLE [THE] (SIGNED & DATED)
Sterling, Bruce
Ballantine Del Rey, 2004, 0345460618 / 9780345460615

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Stevenson, David
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed on the title page by Sterling and dated "May 19 2004" within a couple weeks of its April 27th publication date, making this copy unique. Techno-thriller. "[A] provocative and highly quotable novel that successfully reminds us [...] that what we tend to regard as speculative SF futures have often been with us all along, just beneath our antiquated radar." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, March 2004. Award History: Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Science Fiction Novels.
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002564

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GALVESTON, Stewart, Sean
199 GALVESTON
Stewart, Sean
Ace, 2000, 0441006868 / 9780441006861

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Stabin, Victor
Hardcover first edition, first printing. One very small (0.5cm in length) closed jacket tear at top edge of spine panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Difficult to find clean first editions without remainder marks. Thematic sequel to Mockingbird, which was nominated for the 1999 Nebula Award for Best Novel. In the magic infused 21st century, a new wave of magic washes over Galveston giving birth to magical creatures and new gods. "[Stewart] is one of our finest fantasists" - Locus, February 2000. Award History: Co-Winner of the 2001 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (tied with Declare by Dan Simmons). Winner of the 2001 Sunburst Award for best novel-length Canadian literature of the fantastic. Best Novel Nominee for the 2001 Locus Poll Award (lost to The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin).

002440

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GALVESTON (SIGNED), Stewart, Sean
200 GALVESTON (SIGNED)
Stewart, Sean
Ace, 2000, 0441006868 / 9780441006861

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Stabin, Victor
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Light age-related wear on page block edges, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by Stewart and inscribed "For Richard - This rope of sand and water - " on the title page. A clean, square copy without price-clipping or jacket tears. Clean first editions without remainder marks are rare to come by. Thematic sequel to Mockingbird, which was nominated for the 1999 Nebula Award for Best Novel. In the magic infused 21st century, a new wave of magic washes over Galveston giving birth to magical creatures and new gods. "[Stewart] is one of our finest fantasists" - Locus, February 2000. Award History: Co-Winner of the 2001 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (tied with Declare by Dan Simmons). Winner of the 2001 Sunburst Award for best novel-length Canadian literature of the fantastic. Best Novel Nominee for the 2001 Locus Poll Award (lost to The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin).
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004314

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