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UNLIKELY ONES [THE]: A NOVEL OF ENCHANTMENT, Brown, Mary
21 UNLIKELY ONES [THE]: A NOVEL OF ENCHANTMENT
Brown, Mary
McGraw Hill, 1986, 0070082960 / 9780070082960

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Garland, Linda
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (First published in the UK by Century Hutchinson.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Spine ends and corners show some light bumping and the page block shows light tonning typical for a book this age. Aside from these age-related defects an excellent copy in remarkably good condition that stands straight, square and without the usual price-clipped jacket. "[U]nconventional, twee-defying characterization, vital to the plot and search, introduces highly adult, realistic, even sensual relationships into the fray to good effect. A clever sweep of the broom through an overexploited area of fantasy writing." Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature, 4A-52. Wonderfully tolkienesque full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Linda Garland.

003791

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SHARING KNIFE [THE]: PASSAGE (SIGNED), Bujold, Lois M.
22 SHARING KNIFE [THE]: PASSAGE (SIGNED)
Bujold, Lois M.
Eos, 2008, 0061375330 / 9780061375330

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bell, Julie
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by Bujoldon on the title page , dated 4/26/08 (only four days after the official publication date) and inscribed "San Francisco" at the bookstore event where this copy was signed.
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003899

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DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY (SIGNED), Bujold, Lois McMaster
23 DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY (SIGNED)
Bujold, Lois McMaster
Baen, 2002, 0743435338 / 9780743435338

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Fine. Remainder. Hickman, Stephen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Bujold on the title page. Unfortunate remainder stripe on top edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A Vorkosigan novel. Award History: 2003 Locus Award Nominee (lost to The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson); 2004 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon); Amazon's Best of 2002 Editors' Picks: Science Fiction & Fantasy. Publisher's Weekly The Year in Books: SF/ Fantasy/ Horror Top Ten List.
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002526

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IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD, Burke, James Lee
24 IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD
Burke, James Lee
Hyperion, 1993, 1562828827 / 9781562828820

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Tauss, Marc
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Bundled with its original limited edition paperback novella "The Lost Get-Back Boogie". This novella (also in very fine condition) was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. (This paperback follows the hardcover published by Louisiana State University Press in 1986 and is an expansion of the story which originally appeared in 1978 published as "Discharge Day".) A Dave Robicheaux mystery. Electric Mist is Burke's first mystery novel with fantasy overtones. Both are excellent examples of this Edgar award-winning author's talent. Burke won the Edgar Award in 1990 for the novel Black Cherry Blues.

002288

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INFLUENCE [THE], Campbell, Ramsey
25 INFLUENCE [THE]
Campbell, Ramsey
Macmillan Publishing Co., 1988, 0025211609 / 9780025211605

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Harper, Walter
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in fine jacket. Clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1989 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel; 1989 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Horror Novel (lost to Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly).

004409

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HART'S HOPE (SIGNED), Card, Orson Scott
26 HART'S HOPE (SIGNED)
Card, Orson Scott
Tor, 1988, 0812533518 / 9780812533514

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, mass market paperback. First US edition. (Previously published in paperback in the UK by Allen Unwin.) Fine (unread) copy in fine pictorial wrappers without creases, page folds or dents. Signed by Card on the title page. Award History: 1984 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley).
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002593

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NAAMAH'S KISS (SIGNED), Carey, Jacqueline
27 NAAMAH'S KISS (SIGNED)
Carey, Jacqueline
Grand Central Publishing, 2009, 044619803X / 9780446198035

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ayers, Alan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Carey on the title page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First book in the Moirin Trilogy and part of the Kushiel's Legacy Universe. A clean square unread copy in very fine jacket in brodart protected cover.
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004632

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AFTER SILENCE, Carroll, Jonathan
28 AFTER SILENCE
Carroll, Jonathan
Doubleday, 1993, 0385419740 / 9780385419741

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (First published in 1992 in the UK by Macdonald.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Carroll is the author of such acclaimed novels as The Land of Laughs, Bones of the Moon and Sleeping in Flame. "[Carroll] has produced oddly affecting novels, always walking an uneasy tightrope between literary affectation and all-out horror." - Maxim Jakubowski, Fantasy Literature: A Reader's Guide, Neil Barron (ed), 1990, pg. 232.

003428

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GHOST IN LOVE [THE], Carroll, Jonathan
29 GHOST IN LOVE [THE]
Carroll, Jonathan
Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2008, 0374161860 / 9780374161866

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Yankus, Marc
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated first edition with "1" present in complete number line. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2009 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin).

004304

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LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED), Chainani, Soman
30 LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED)
Chainani, Soman
Harper, 2015, 0062435736 / 9780062435736

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bruno, Iacopo
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 Chainani on a specially printed tipped-in sheet. The tipped-in page bears The School of Good and Evil crest above Chainani's signature. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Three in the very popular The School for Good and Evil juvenile series where ordinary teenagers are kidnapped then trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains. It's Good versus Evil and Boys versus Girls. A lot of fun for young readers. The School for Good and Evil (2013) debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List. The series has been translated into 22 languages and will soon be a major motion picture from Universal Studios, who purchased the rights in a seven-figure deal. The sequel is A World Without Princes (2014). Wonderful interior color and b&w art by illustrator Iacopo Bruno. A colorful, vibrant book to keep forever.
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004794

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
31 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in the creme (white) jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a silk placeholder ribbon not in the US edition and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black, this is the creme-colored jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings will be published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. Time and handling will make the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003185

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
32 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in black jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a white silk placeholder ribbon, black page edging and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap not in the US edition. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme (white) and the other black, this is the black jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003209

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT), Clarke, Susanna
33 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT)
Clarke, Susanna
New York, Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket protected with a clear, archival cover. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

004473

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Clarke, Susanna
34 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Presentation copy signed by Clarke and dated in the European fashion as "23rd Sept 04" on the title page, the same month as publication, making this copy unique. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket (now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
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002758

Price: 399.00 USD
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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Clarke, Susanna
35 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, the US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Clarke on the title page. This copy is the coveted creme jacket variant. The creme jacket shows some light scuff marks, a defect for which these unlaminated creme jackets are particularly prone. (Now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Also, there's an unfortunate tape ghost, very faint but visible, on the outside of the jacket's spine panel near the heel approx. 4.5 cm x 1.0 cm in size. Very light bumping at head and heel of jacket spine panel and upper tips, but without associated crinkling. Aside from these defects a fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. All First Edition points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" stated with full number line present. Red endpapers with $27.95 price intact. (True first printings have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets were laminated by the publisher, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is well past its 8th printing and appears with red jackets. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
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003876

Price: 99.00 USD
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FAR KINGDOMS [THE] (SIGNED), Cole, Allan and Chris Bunch
36 FAR KINGDOMS [THE] (SIGNED)
Cole, Allan and Chris Bunch
Ballantine Books, 1993, 034538055X / 9780345380555

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gnemo
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (This is the only US edition to precede the UK editions.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Enclosed bookplate laid-in (not attached) and inscribed "Best Wishes" by co-author Allan Cole. First book in the Anteros trilogy. The Far Kingdom's edition is the only book in the series to be a true US first. The sequels, The Warrior's Tale (1994) and Kingdoms of the Night (1995), were both published simultaneously as US and UK editions. Click to view the wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket art by Gnemo. Award History: 1993 Chelsey Award Winner for Best Cover Art by Gnemo.
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000139

Price: 40.00 USD
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ARTEMIS FOWL: THE ETERNITY CODE, Colfer, Eoin
37 ARTEMIS FOWL: THE ETERNITY CODE
Colfer, Eoin
Puffin Books, 2003, 0670913529 / 9780670913527

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fleetwood, Tony
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Miramax U.S. edition.) Stated First Edition with "1" present. The third book in the immensely popular Artemis Fowl juvenile series, preceded by Artemis Fowl (2001) and The Arctic Incident (2002). Page block is tonned by age (normal for books manufactured without using the acid-base page washing process), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without marks or inscriptions with original price intact.

004791

Price: 30.00 USD
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CROWN OF SILENCE, Constantine, Storm
38 CROWN OF SILENCE
Constantine, Storm
Gollancz, 2002, 0575066784 / 9780575066786

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sudworth, Anne
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a remainder nor ex-library. The Second Volume in the Chronicles of Magravandias, preceded by Sea Dragon Heir. The boy Shan is left physically and emotionally abused by invading Magravandian soldiers. He's adopted by a Mage, who will teach this boy to use magic as a weapon, and hone his hatred of the Magravandian Empire. Classify it as Gothic fantasy, but really sociological and psychological storytelling at its best, set in the fantastical land of Magravandia. Full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Anne Sudworth.

001643

Price: 45.00 USD
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SEA DRAGON HEIR, Constantine, Storm
39 SEA DRAGON HEIR
Constantine, Storm
Gollancz, 1999, 0575066776 / 9780575066779

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sudworth, Anne
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the first US edition by Tor.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. First volume in a new series set in a world where the gods take dragon form. The sequels are Crown of Silence and The Way of Light. Magic, sexuality, and political intrigue in an opulent epic fantasy by the reigning master of the gothic fantasy style.

001185

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DAEMONOMANIA: A NOVEL, Crowley, John
40 DAEMONOMANIA: A NOVEL
Crowley, John
Bantam Books, 2000, 0553100041 / 9780553100044

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Art Resource/NY
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Critically acclaimed novel by the author of Nebula-award winning novel Little, Big (1981). A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin).

004190

Price: 25.00 USD
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