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ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED), Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams
21 ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED)
Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams
Altair Publishing, 1998, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Bleckly, Rob
First printing, trade paperback. Some minor creasing near spine, else fine (unread) copy. Presentation copy of SF magazine in trade paperback format. Limited edition copy signed by the senior editor Robert Stephenson and hand-numbered 735 of 1000 copies. Also signed by contributors Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams, the former on the Contents page and the latter with the inscription "To Sean/Sean Williams" at his article contribution "No Axis, No Boundary." First issue of a new SF/Fantasy semi-annual magazine subtitled: "Alternative airings of speculative fiction." All original fiction, articles and non-fiction. Contributing authors include: Joe Haldeman, Robert J. Sawyer, David Bischoff, Charles de Lint, Sean Williams and Simon Brown.
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002821

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ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED), Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint and Sean Williams
22 ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED)
Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint and Sean Williams
Altair Publishing, 1998, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Bleckly, Rob
First printing, trade paperback. Faint creasing near spine, faint rubbing mark at top right tip and faint tape residue (left by a removed price sticker), on lower corner of back panel, else near fine (unread) copy. SF magazine in trade paperback format. Limited edition signed by Robert Stephenson, the senior editor, and hand-numbered 769/1000. Also signed by contributors Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint (and dated "'04") and Sean Williams (inscribed "To Sean/Sean Williams." First issue of a new SF/Fantasy semi-annual magazine subtitled: "Alternative airings of speculative fiction." All original fiction and non-fiction. Contributing authors include: Joe Haldeman, Robert J. Sawyer, David Bischoff, Charles de Lint, Sean Williams and Simon Brown.
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000893

Price: 30.00 USD
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SATURN'S CHILDREN (SIGNED), Stross, Charles
23 SATURN'S CHILDREN (SIGNED)
Stross, Charles
Science Fiction Book Club, 2008, 0739499343 / 9780739499344

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Grimando, Scott
Book Club Edition and simultaneous with the Ace edition. (Published in July, the same month as the US and UK editions, with the US edition preceding the UK edition by Orbit.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Stross with the very fun inscription "Sproing!" on the title page. Some handling-related edgewear and scuffing on the page block, with some very light creases at the upper edge of jacket, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Full color, wrap around jacket illustration by Scott Grimando. Award History: 2009 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Graveyard Book by Gaiman); Locus Magazine 2008 Recommended Reading List - SF Novels.
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004017

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TIME TRIP [THE], Swigart, Rob
24 TIME TRIP [THE]
Swigart, Rob
Houghton Mifflin Co., 1979, 0395277566 / 9780395277560

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Shields, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. Wonderful condition for a book this age. Erotic SF with a distinctive 70's flair - think swinging Logan's Run. Excerpts appeared in Penthouse magazine if that gives a better indication of the book's theme.

004325

Price: 20.00 USD
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MAMMOTH, Varley, John
25 MAMMOTH
Varley, John
Ace, 2005, 0441012817 / 9780441012817

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Fiore, Annette
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Faint jacket wrinkles at top edges and corners, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Award History: 2006 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Accelerando by Charles Stross)

003714

Price: 10.00 USD
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PASSAGE: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Willis, Connie
26 PASSAGE: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Willis, Connie
Bantam, 2001, 0553111248 / 9780553111248

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Becker, Royce M.
Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). Trade paperback, first printing. No jacket as issued. Signed by Connie Willis on the title page. Bantam promotional letter also enclosed. (Rare to find the promotional letters still with the ARCs.) Tips lightly worn with some faint scuffing to page block edges, else fine copy without jacket as issued. A clean, square copy without tears. Full color page of the book's pending jacket illustration by Royce Becker precedes the half-title page. Joanna Lander, a scientist researching patients' Near Death Experiences (NDF), collaborates with another scientist who has perfected a psychoactive drug that can send a person into NDF and pull them back. But Lander's repeated trips to NDF brings something back with her, and opens a door unknown to anyone. A gripping time-travel novel by the award-winning author of the time-travel novels The Doomsday Book, To Say Nothing of the Dog and Lincoln's Dreams. "[M]asterfully blends tragedy, humor, and fear in an unforgettable meditation on humanity and death." - Therese Littleton, Amazon (May, 2001). "The book's multiplying internal and external mazes provide an emblem of human complexity, foolishness, and deeper terrors, some reaching from beyond death." - Locus, May 2001. Award History: 2002 Locus Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 2002 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to American Gods by Gaiman); 2002 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to dual winners Terraforming Earth by Jack Williamson and The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson); 2002 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Bold as Love by Gwyneth Jones); San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Best of 2001 List for Best Novel; 2001 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Quantum Rose by Asaro).
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004254

Price: 75.00 USD
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PRIME EVIL: NEW STORIES BY THE MASTERS OF MODERN HORROR (SIGNED), Winter, Douglas E. (ed) and Peter Straub
27 PRIME EVIL: NEW STORIES BY THE MASTERS OF MODERN HORROR (SIGNED)
Winter, Douglas E. (ed) and Peter Straub
New American Library, 1988, 0453005721 / 9780453005722

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Canty, Thomas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint bump with associated crinkling at lower right corner of jacket with very light crinklingat jacket corners and tips, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Signed by contributor Peter Straub on the Contents page. Original anthology edited by Douglas E. Winter featuring new horror stories contributed by the following authors: Stephen King, Paul Hazel, Dennis Etchison, Clive Barker, Thomas Tessier, M. John Harrison, David Morrell, Peter Straub, Charles L. Grant, Thomas Ligotti, Ramsey Campbell, Whitley Strieber and Jack Cady.
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003567

Price: 25.00 USD
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JULIAN COMSTOCK: A STORY OF 22ND-CENTURY AMERICA, Wison, Robert Charles
28 JULIAN COMSTOCK: A STORY OF 22ND-CENTURY AMERICA
Wison, Robert Charles
Tor, 2009, 0765319713 / 9780765319715

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The City & The City by China Miéville and The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi); 2010 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi); 2010 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Boneshaker by Cherie Priest); 2010 Sunburst Award Nominee (lost to Indigo Springs by A. M. Dellamonica).

004415

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WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION RENOVATION 2011 SOUVENIR BOOK (SIGNED), World Science Fiction Society with Boris Vallejo
29 WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION RENOVATION 2011 SOUVENIR BOOK (SIGNED)
World Science Fiction Society with Boris Vallejo
World Science Fiction Society (WSFS), 2011, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Vallejo, Boris
Oversized trade glossy paperback with original art pictorial cover and interior art work by Artist Guest of Honor Boris Vallejo. Very fine (unread) copy without jacket as issued. Boldly signed by Boris Vallejo on the cover depicting his illustration "Riders From the Past" illustration. Souvenir Book presented at Renovation 2011, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention in Reno, Nevada on August 17 - 21, 2011. Over 150 pages of original stories, articles and art work by the Guests of Honor including: Ellen Asher, Boris Vallejo, Tim Powers, Charles N. Brown (In Memoriam), Bill Willingham and Tricky Pixie.
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004375

Price: 25.00 USD
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HOW TO LIVE SAFELY IN A SCIENCE FICTIONAL UNIVERSE, Yu, Charles
30 HOW TO LIVE SAFELY IN A SCIENCE FICTIONAL UNIVERSE
Yu, Charles
Pantheon Books, 2010, 0307379205 / 9780307379207

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Simpson, Adam
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is clean, square and in mint condition. This novel was published with an un-laminated jacket and is very prone to smudges and soiling from handling. This jacket is clean and pristine, rare thus for a 1st printing. This is Yu's critically-acclaimed debut novel. Award History: 2011 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Kraken by China Miéville); 2011 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to The Dervish House by Ian McDonald).

004313

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