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FOUNDATION AND EARTH, Asimov, Isaac
21 FOUNDATION AND EARTH
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday, 1986, 0385233124 / 9780385233125

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Wallerstein, Alan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. True first printing with all points present: Navy boards with red cloth spine. Code "1086" on rear jacket flap indicating an October, 1986 printing and code "BB27" on page 356. Original $16.95 price is intact on front jacket flap. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. The text block is clean and square, with minimal wear. Jacket shows several tiny closed tears and associated moderate crinkling at corners and along edges at head and heel of spine panel. Aside from these defects this copy is clean, straight and not price-clipped. No previous owner's stamps or stickers as is common with this title. Award History: 1987 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Speaker for the Dead by Card).

004665

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PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION, Asimov, Isaac
22 PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday Foundation, 1988, 0385233132 / 9780385233132

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Vallejo, Boris
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (Preceded by the limited edition published by Phantasia Press.) Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Published without the "First Edition" statement on the copyright page - one of the few Doubleday books that has no statement of printing on the copyright page. (The "First Edition" statement was sold to Phantasia Press for the limited edition.) First Printing with code #0588 on rear jacket flap indicating a May, 1988 printing. This copy is clean, square and without the usual previous owner's marks. Except for a pair of creases on the front and rear jacket flaps, the jacket is near pristine condition with the $18.95 price intact. An unread (and almost pristine) copy. Unusual in such fine condition. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Boris Vallejo.

004352

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Asimov, Isaac
23 ROBOTS AND EMPIRE
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday, 1985, 0385190921 / 9780385190923

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Shaw, Barclay
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. If these points are not present it is not a first printing. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneous with the Phantasia Press limited edition.) Faint wear at tips of jacket. There is a single 1 cm closed tear at bottom tip of rear jacket panel, else the jacket is clean without marks or price-clipping. The page block is crisp, clean and square. A wonderful copy difficult to find that aren't ex-library or remaindered. Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-21. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 134. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Postman by Brin).

004451

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE, Asimov, Isaac
24 ROBOTS AND EMPIRE
Asimov, Isaac
Doubleday, 1985, 0385190921 / 9780385190923

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, Book Club or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P 032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneously with the Phantasia Press edition.) Faint jacket crinkling at bottom and top corners of spine panel. One very small (0.5 cm in length) closed tear at top edge of rear jacket panel. A single 3 inch closed tear running diagonally upward from the lower tip up towards the center of the jacket which was "repaired" by a previous owner with scotch tape. Other than these jacket defects the book itself is clean, square and without previous owner's marks. Wonderful copy to marry to a pristine jacket. Difficult to find copies of this title in fine condition that aren't ex-library or remaindered. Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-21. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 134. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Postman by Brin).

000080

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VISIONS OF FANTASY: TALES FROM THE MASTERS (SIGNED), Asimov, Isaac and Martin Greenberg (eds)
25 VISIONS OF FANTASY: TALES FROM THE MASTERS (SIGNED)
Asimov, Isaac and Martin Greenberg (eds)
Doubleday, 1989, 0385263597 / 9780385263597

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Elmore, Larry
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated "First Edition, October 1989" on copyright page. Signed by contributing author Jane Yolen and dated "2015" at her story contribution. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket is clean, without tears with price intact. Collects 12 fantasy stories, previously published. Cover and interior black and white illustrations by Larry Elmore. Introduction by Isaac Asimov. Contributing authors include: Anne McCaffrey; William Lee; Jane Yolen; Howard Goldsmith; Bruce Coville; Ray Bradbury; Marion Zimmer Bradley; Madeleine L'Engle; Isaac Asimov; Al Sarrantonio; Lewis & Edith Shiner; and Elizabeth S. Helfman.
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003893

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MYTH-ING PERSONS, Asprin, Robert
26 MYTH-ING PERSONS
Asprin, Robert
Donning Starblaze, 1984, 0898653797 / 9780898653793

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good, No Jacket. Book. Foglio, Phil
Trade paperback, first edition and first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate shelfwear on bottom edge of textblock, else fine copy. The pages are clean, the corners are square and the spine is straight. The fifth book in the funnily absurdist "Myth" series. Reputedly inspired by the Bob Hope-Bing Crosby "Road" movies, this is pure entertainment. Fun full color, wrap-around jacket and very funny interior illustrations by Phil Foglio.

003234

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SHATTERED SPHERE [THE], Asprin, Robert and Lynn Abbey
27 SHATTERED SPHERE [THE]
Asprin, Robert and Lynn Abbey
Nelson Doubleday, 1986, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Velez, Walter
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. First Printing code Q50 on page 727. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Omnibus, it collects the popular shared-world Thieves World anthologies The Dead of Winter (1985), Soul of the City (1986) and Blood Ties (1986). First hardcover appearances for each novel and are the seventh and eighth books in series respectively. This omnibus is also the first appearance and true first hardcover for Blood Ties, the ninth book in the Thieves' World series. This book club edition includes endpaper maps of the city and surrounding area. A very nice copy, unusual to find BCE this age in fine condition.

004172

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HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER, Attanasio, A.A.
28 HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER
Attanasio, A.A.
HarperCollins, 1991, 0060179090 / 9780060179090

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Kang Yi
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Click to view the full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Kang Yi. Award History: 1992 World Fantasy Award Nominee.

000082

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HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL, Attanasio, A.A.
29 HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL
Attanasio, A.A.
HarperCollins Publishers, 1991, 0060179090 / 9780060179090

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Yi, Kang
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Kang Yi.

004383

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HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL, Attanasio, A.A.
30 HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL
Attanasio, A.A.
Grafton Books, 1991, 0246135751 / 9780246135759

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Houten, Mick van
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the HarperCollins US edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete.

004384

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BLIND ASSASSIN [THE] (SIGNED), Atwood, Margaret
31 BLIND ASSASSIN [THE] (SIGNED)
Atwood, Margaret
Doubleday / Nan A. Talese, 2000, 0385475721 / 9780385475723

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Advertising Archive, London
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the McClelland & Stewart edition published in Canada.) Signed and inscribed by Atwood "For _____ - Best Wishes - " on the title page. (The name is illegible.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Margaret Atwood travels rarely now, so signed copies will become increasingly scarce and valuable. Light handling-related wear to page block and jacket edges, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Previous owner's book plate on ffep. A straight, square copy without tears or marks and price intact. Historical fiction with science fictional elements, it's a novel within a novel set in present-day Canada, but narrated in restrospective about events in Post-WII. Award History: 2000 Man Booker Prize Winner; the 2001 Hammett Prize; 2000 Governor General's Award Nominee; The 20002 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Time magazine named it the best novel of 2000 and included it in its list of the 100 greatest English-language novels since 1923.
Signed by Author(s)
004761

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PLAINS OF PASSAGE [THE] (SIGNED), Auel, Jean M.
32 PLAINS OF PASSAGE [THE] (SIGNED)
Auel, Jean M.
Crown Publishers, 1990, 0517580497 / 9780517580493

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Hiroko
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed and inscribed "To Jan" by Auel on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block is square and intact, but shows age and handling-related wear from having been carefully read. Overall, the text block is clean, but not bright. Dust jacket is bright, intact and without the usual sunning along the spine panel common to this large volume. A near fine copy in fine jacket. The fourth novel in the Earth's Children series.
Signed by Author(s)
004873

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DROWNED CITIES [THE] (SIGNED), Bacigalupi, Paolo
33 DROWNED CITIES [THE] (SIGNED)
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Little, Brown & Company, 2012, 0316056243 / 9780316056243

First Edition, Hardcover, Hold, Very Fine. Book. Swaab, Neil
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by the author blue ink on the half-title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line.
Signed by Author(s)
004536

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PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES, Bacigalupi, Paolo
34 PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Night Shade Books, 2010, 1597802026 / 9781597802024

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Noble, Claudia
Trade Paperback, first edition and first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Very fine (unread) copy without jacket as issued. Follows the first hardcover edition published in 2008. Collects 10 of Bacigalupi's short stories, many of which won awards, including the Sturgeon Award.

004797

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WINDUP GIRL [THE] (SIGNED), Bacigalupi, Paolo
35 WINDUP GIRL [THE] (SIGNED)
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Night Shade Books, 2010, 1597801585 / 9781597801584

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Lacoste, Ralph
Trade paperback, first printing. First Printing stated on title page. (Copies are in seventh printings to date.) This trade paperback edition follows the hardcover first edition. Signed by Bacigalupi on the title page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine covers (without jacket as issued). Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Winner; 2010 Nebula Award Winner; 2010 John W. Campbell Award Winner; 2010 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Boneshaker by Cherie Priest); 2010 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2010 Compton Crook Award Winner; 2010 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to The Dervish House by Ian McDonald).
Signed by Author(s)
004397

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COMPANY THEY KEEP [THE], Baker, Kage
36 COMPANY THEY KEEP [THE]
Baker, Kage
Science Fiction Book Club, 2007, 0739485989 / 9780739485989

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jensen, Bruce
Book Club first edition, first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Omnibus collecting The Machine's Child (2006) and The Sons of Heaven (2007), novels seven and eight respectively set in The Company universe.

004196

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MACHINE'S CHILD: THE NEW COMPANY NOVEL [THE], Baker, Kage
37 MACHINE'S CHILD: THE NEW COMPANY NOVEL [THE]
Baker, Kage
Tor, 2006, 0765315513 / 9780765315519

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Youll, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint handling-related edge wear, else fine copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy. A Company novel and the second to last in the series prior to Ms. Baker's passing in 2010.

004158

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ON COMPANY TIME: THE FIRST TWO COMPANY NOVELS, Baker, Kage
38 ON COMPANY TIME: THE FIRST TWO COMPANY NOVELS
Baker, Kage
Science Fiction Book Club, 1999, 0739401521 / 9780739401521

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Jensen, Bruce
Book Club Edition, first printing and hardcover edition, with "First SFBC Fantasy Printing: February 1999" stated on copyright page with code 36398 on rear jacket panel. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Omnibus edition, collects the first two Company novels together for the first and only time: In the Garden of Iden (1997 in the UK, 1998 in the US) and Sky Coyote (1999). Jacket edges moderately torn and frayed at head and heel of spine panel. Closed tear (1 cm in length) with associated crinkling at top edge near tip. Defects aside. a clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003870

Price: 15.00 USD
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OR ELSE MY LADY KEEPS THE KEY (SIGNED), Baker, Kage
39 OR ELSE MY LADY KEEPS THE KEY (SIGNED)
Baker, Kage
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596061626 / 9781596061620

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Limited edition, one of 2000 signed and unnumbered copies by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Signed by Baker on the limitation page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket illustration by Edward Miller. Award History: Locus Magazine 2008 Recommended Reading List - Novellas.
Signed by Author(s)
004521

Price: 45.00 USD
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INVERSIONS, Banks, Iain M.
40 INVERSIONS
Banks, Iain M.
Orbit, 1998, 1857236262 / 9781857236262

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Salwowski, Mark
Hardcover UK, first printing and the true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A "story with two stories" about two protagonists, one a soldier and the other a doctor, in a world where social order is breaking down into chaos. As an added wrinkle, both are agents from the advanced Culture civilization. "This could be SF, of a rather sneaky sort...filled with murders, subtle poisons, and political machinations with a very personal edge." Locus - September 1998. Beautiful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mark Salwowski. Award History: 1998 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to The Extremes by Christopher Priest).

000910

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