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BARSOOM PROJECT [THE] (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Steven Barnes
181 BARSOOM PROJECT [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Steven Barnes
Ace Science Fiction, 1989, 0441167128 / 9780441167128

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Burleson, Joe
First Printing, paperback. Very fiine (unread) condition. Presentation copy signed by Niven and inscribed "To Sean/Best Wishes,/Larry Niven." on the title page. (Signature scan available upon request.) Second novel in the Dream Park series with co-author Steven Barnes. Full color, wrap-around cover illustration by Joe Burleson.
Signed by Author(s)
002605

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VURT, Noon, Jeff
182 VURT
Noon, Jeff
Crown, 1993, 0517599910 / 9780517599914

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US and first hardcover edition. (Previously published as a paperback by Ringpull Press, UK in 1993. Ringpull later published a hardcover in 1995.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Noon's first novel. There is a faint handling-related jacket crease in top right corner, the top corners are slightly bumped and there's faint handlling-related soiling along the side edge of the textblock. However, these are minor defects in otherwise near fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: Winner of the 1994 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Also cited under Debuts in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Clute (ed.), page 207.

002672

Price: 20.00 USD
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TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood, Novik, Naomi
183 TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood
Novik, Naomi
Science Fiction Book Club, 2006, 0739468715 / 9780739468715

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Book Club, hardcover edition and first printing. Stated First SFBC printing. Thin, closed tear (2 cm in length) at bottom corner of rear panel near spine, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square unread copy in bright jacket. Signed by Novik and inscribed "Berkeley, California" on the title page with the promotional bookmark advertising the bookstore event where it was signed. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of dragon. Omnibus, it collects the first three novels in the Temeraire series: Temeraire (2006), Throne of Jade (2006) and Black Powder War (2006), and is the first US hardcover appearance for these three titles. (Each was previously published in UK hardcover editions.) Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood.
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003937

Price: 100.00 USD
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ALIEN BOOTLEGGER AND OTHER STORIES, Ore, Rebecca
184 ALIEN BOOTLEGGER AND OTHER STORIES
Ore, Rebecca
Tor, 1993, 0312855494 / 9780312855499

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Very small (0.2 cm in size) bump to side edge of back jacket panel, else very fine (urnread) book in fine dustjacket. Original collection of stories by the author of "Becoming Alien".

000254

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BECOMING ALIEN, Ore, Rebecca
185 BECOMING ALIEN
Ore, Rebecca
Tor, 1988, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Beekman, Doug
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback as one of Ben Bova's Discoveries series. This BCE hardcover was published six months after the paperback.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Code #13632 at bottom corner of rear jacket. (First published by Tor in paperback, this Science Fiction Book Club edition is the first hardcover edition.) Rebecca Ore's first novel. A single small closed tear (1.0 cm in length) at top right corner of rear panel near spine, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket without clipping. Excellent condition for this title. Award History: 1988 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to War for the Oaks by Emma Bull); 1988 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to Four Hundred Billion Stars by Paul J. McAuley).

003719

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PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED), Osborn, Jr., John Jay
186 PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED)
Osborn, Jr., John Jay
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971, 0395126703 / 9780395126707

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The book is the basis for the 1973 film starring John Houseman. There is an inscription by Osborn that is partially legible. (The last name is illegible, possibly a presentation copy to a friend or associate of the author.) Signed by Osborn and inscribed "To Simon R_______ / _______ / Affectionate Regards" on the front free endpaper. Red endpapers, salmon colored top stain with code "0871" present on front jacket flap indicating an August, 1971 printing. This copy is clean, without previous owners' marks or plates. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and original $4.95 price intact. Two small, closed tears (1 cm in length) at top edge of front jacket panel. Copy is clean, square without previous owner's marks. An almost pristine copy of a seminal work that helped define a generation of lawyers.
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004820

Price: 600.00 USD
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DEUS MACHINE [THE], Ouellette, Pierre
187 DEUS MACHINE [THE]
Ouellette, Pierre
Villard Books, 1993, 0679424075 / 9780679424079

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Watts, Stan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Wonderful jacket design with embossed boards under fully illustrated dustjacket. Cyberpunk thriller where a supercomputer used to create viral weapons runs out of control. Elaborate double jacket design with jacket illustration by Stan Watts.

000514

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MUTANT 59: THE PLASTIC EATERS, Pedler, Kit and Gerry Davis
188 MUTANT 59: THE PLASTIC EATERS
Pedler, Kit and Gerry Davis
Viking, 1972, 0670496626 / 9780670496624

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Price sticker residue on the letter "T" in jacket title. Heavy laminate rippling and creasing on the front jacket flap, with creasing only the rear flap, else near fine copy very good jacket with code 0272 and $5.95 price both intact. Straight, square copy without previous owner's marks.

003961

Price: 10.00 USD
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TERMINAL GAMES, Perriman, Cole
189 TERMINAL GAMES
Perriman, Cole
Bantam, 1994, 0553095188 / 9780553095180

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Lurin, Larry
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor wrinkling from shelving at bottom edge of front panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A cyber-thriller.

000733

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FUZZY PAPERS [THE], Piper, H. Beam
190 FUZZY PAPERS [THE]
Piper, H. Beam
Nelson Doubleday, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael R.
Book Club Edition, first hardcover and first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Issued by Science Fiction Book Club. First printing code H 03 on page 308 with code #1108 on rear jacket flap. Published in February 1977, this original Book Club omnibus edition collects Little Fuzzy (1962) and The Other Human Race (1964) for the first time in hardcover. Green boards with red spine lettering. Heavy jacket crinkling at head and heel of spine panel with two tear-outs, one 1.5 cm x 1.0 cm at heel and the second at head of spine panel measuring 0.5 cm x 0.5 cm in size. Crinkling also at front and rear jacket panels near corners with the front panelling showing some faint ripples. Closed tear (3cm in length) at bottom edge of front panel. Other than these defects a clean, square copy without the usual owner's bookplates.

003908

Price: 15.00 USD
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TWILIGHT OF THE CITY: A NOVEL OF THE NEAR FUTURE, Platt, Charles
191 TWILIGHT OF THE CITY: A NOVEL OF THE NEAR FUTURE
Platt, Charles
Macmillan Publishing Co., 1977, 0025976206 / 9780025976207

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Silverman, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing and First US edition. (Originally published as "The City Dwellers" in the UK.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Small closed tear (1cm in length) at top edge near spine fold with a small nick at bottom edge of front panel. Page block is clean, square and bright. It's 1997, and America is on the verge of collapse - prescient.

004405

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BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZON, Pohl, Frederik
192 BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZON
Pohl, Frederik
Ballantine Del Rey, 1980, 0345286448 / 9780345286444

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne Douglas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light crinkling at top and bottom edge of spine panel, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Excellent condition for a significant book this age. Sequel to Gateway, which won the 1977 Nebula and 1978 Hugo Awards. Gateway and is considered one of the classics in the SF genre. Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) *4-333. Award History: 1980 Nebula Nominee; 1981 Hugo Nominee.

004169

Price: 34.95 USD
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EARLY POHL [THE], Pohl, Frederik
193 EARLY POHL [THE]
Pohl, Frederik
Nelson Doubleday, 1976, 0385110146 / 9780385110143

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rauch, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Collects a poem and eight stories published by Pohl in magazines between 1941 and 1944. Introduction with autobiographical comment by Pohl for each story. Jacket shows age-related fading. Title on spine very faded due to sunning. Despite its age, this copy is in excellent condition. This copy is straight, square and the jacket is without tears and un-clipped with original $5.95 price intact. There is no previous owner's marks and it's not remainder marked, an endemic problem with copies of this title. An excellent collector's copy.

004262

Price: 30.00 USD
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DECLARE (SIGNED & DATED), Powers, Tim
194 DECLARE (SIGNED & DATED)
Powers, Tim
Morrow, 2001, 0380976528 / 9780380976522

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (Preceded by the Subterranean Press limited edition published in 2000.) Signed upside down by Powers as is his practice and dated "01/23/01" placing this copy in the same month as publication, a unique copy beyond just having a signature. Copies of Declare now run into the 3rd printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Supernatural espionage novel set in 1963. Award History: 2002 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Finalist, Adult Literature. (Lost to The Curse of Chalion by Bujold.) Co-Winner of the 2001 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. (Tied with Galveston by Sean Stewart.) Winner of the International Horror Guild Award for Best Horror Novel. San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Best of 2001 List.
Signed by Author(s)
001833

Price: 85.00 USD
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DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE, Powers, Tim
195 DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE
Powers, Tim
Ace, 1985, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Ace in 1984.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Science Fiction Book Club edition with first printing code PO28 on page 218. (This SFBC edition preceded the Chatto & Windus UK hardcover edition by five months.) Yellow cloth lettered in black on spine. Faint dust soiling smudge at corner of top page block edge near spine. Light rubbing at corners and top and bottom edges of spine panel with associated crinkling. Two closed tears, the first (3 cm in length) at bottom corner of rear jacket panel and the second (0.75 in length) at lower tip of front jacket fold. Faint crease in jacket near spine on front panel. Aside from these defects a square, straight copy without stains, clipping or previous owner's marks. A very nice copy of a rare book with the classic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Ron Walotsky. Award History: 1985 Philip K. Dick Award Winner; 1985 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card); 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin).

003733

Price: 25.00 USD
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LIGHT FANTASTIC [THE], Pratchett, Terry
196 LIGHT FANTASTIC [THE]
Pratchett, Terry
Colin Smythe, 1987, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kirby, Josh
Book Club, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Colin Smyth in 1986.) The 2nd Discworld novel. All first US hardcover editions were published as book club editions until HarperCollins took over publishing with Small Gods, the 12th novel. All first printing points are present: Code #11154 on rear jacket panel with first printing code "R32" on page 188. Light blue boards with the title in gold lettering on the spine. (If the gutter code is anything other than R32 and the lettering is not gold then it is a later printing.) Faint bump at head of spine panel, however the jacket is intact, the tips are sharp and the spine is straight and square. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean copy without price clipping and rare to find in fine condition. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A wonderful copy featuring the outstanding full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Josh Kirby. The second Discworld novel, preceded by The Colour of Magic. Doubleday's Science Fiction Book Club became the US distributor and all the Discworld hardcovers in the US were first published as Book Club editions starting with Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) through Witches Abroad (#12). After, all hardcovers were published in the US by HarperCollins. An iconic book.

004478

Price: 250.00 USD
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PYRAMIDS, Pratchett, Terry
197 PYRAMIDS
Pratchett, Terry
Roc, 1991, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Anderson, Doug
Book Club Edition, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Gollancz in 1989.) The 7th Discworld novel. All first US hardcover editions were published as book club editions until HarperCollins took over publishing with Small Gods, the 12th novel. All first printing points present: printing code #18037 on rear panel and black boards with gold lettering on spine and the NAL imprint on spine; "Jacket art by Doug Andersen" printed on rear flap, cover is also shows the artist's signature. The page block shows some moderate scuffing on the bottom edge, else a straight, square copy. Jacket has a triangular closed tear (4cm x 2cm) at bottom edge of rear jacket near the spine. Some very light chipping at tips, else jacket is clean and intact and without the usual clipping. Unusual to find these older Pratchett book club in collectible condition as they are usually "loved" to pieces by fans of the series.

004931

Price: 25.00 USD
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PARABLES FROM OTHER PLANETS: FOLKTALES OF THE UNIVERSE, Prather, Hugh and Gayle Prather
198 PARABLES FROM OTHER PLANETS: FOLKTALES OF THE UNIVERSE
Prather, Hugh and Gayle Prather
Bantam Books, 1991, 055307251X / 9780553072518

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

003041

Price: 10.00 USD
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LAST OF THE AMAZONS, Pressfield, Steven
199 LAST OF THE AMAZONS
Pressfield, Steven
Doubleday, 2002, 038550098X / 9780385500982

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Rawlings, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at head of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Military fiction with fantasy elements set in Ancient Greece during the time of the legendary voyage of Theseus. By the same author of the critically well-received Gates of Fire (1998) and Tides of War (2000). A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003868

Price: 15.00 USD
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AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III, Pullman, Philip
200 AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III
Pullman, Philip
Knopf, 2000, 0679879269 / 9780679879268

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rohmann, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the edition published in the UK by Scholastic.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Faint handling related wear and smudging to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. In addition, the circular cut-out in the jacket panel is intact without the usual rips and tears, a common defect with this title. A square, straight copy without the usual previous owner's marks. The US hardcover edition is currently in its fifth printing. Award History: 2001 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to joint winners Declare by Powers and Galveston by Stewart.)

004208

Price: 25.00 USD
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