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DUNE: THE BATTLE OF CORRIN (SIGNED), Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
21 DUNE: THE BATTLE OF CORRIN (SIGNED)
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
Tor, 2004, 0765301598 / 9780765301598

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by authors Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very light jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of jacket caused by bumping, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Hardcover US, and true first edition. (Precedes the UK edition published by Hodder & Stoughton in September, 2004. However, the UK edition features a spectacular jacket illustration.) Award History: Barnes & Noble's Top Ten Novels of 2004. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Stephen Youll.
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003226

Price: 40.00 USD
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WINDS OF DUNE [THE] (SIGNED), Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
22 WINDS OF DUNE [THE] (SIGNED)
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
Tor, 2009, 0765322722 / 9780765322722

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Stone, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by co-author Brian Herbert on the title page.
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004362

Price: 25.00 USD
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DARK OF THE NIGHT: NEW TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL (SIGNED), Jones, Stephen (ed)
23 DARK OF THE NIGHT: NEW TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL (SIGNED)
Jones, Stephen (ed)
Pumpkin Books, 1997, 1901914011 / 9781901914016

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Broecker, Randy
Hardcover UK, first printing and first trade edition.(A limited edition was published simultaneously with the trade edition.) Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by the editor Stephen Jones on the title page. Original anthology with 15 new tales of horror and the supernatural. Contributing authors include: Ramsey Campbell, Jo Fletcher, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Stephen Laws, Richard Christian Matheson, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, David Case, Christopher Fowler, Roberta Lannes, Paul J. McAuley, Kim Newman, Jay Russell and Douglas E. Winter. Frontispiece drawing by Randy Broecker.
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001304

Price: 100.00 USD
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FACES UNDER WATER: THE SECRET BOOKS OF VENUS, Lee, Tanith
24 FACES UNDER WATER: THE SECRET BOOKS OF VENUS
Lee, Tanith
Overlook Press, 1998, 0879518359 / 9780879518356

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Potter, J.K.
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Book I of the Secret Books of Venus. The sequel, Saint Fire "[M]erits consideration from voters and judges when the next batch of awards come due." - Locus, November 1999, pg. 26.

001381

Price: 20.00 USD
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WORLD OUT OF MIND, M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
25 WORLD OUT OF MIND
M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
Doubleday & Company, 1953, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Powers, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light rubbing at board edges and spine corners with moderate jacket crinkling and chipping at head and heel of spine panel. Page block edges, especially the top edge, are age-darkened. The $2.75 price is intact on front jacket flap. A straight, square copy in blue boards with red spine lettering. Pseudonym of J. T. McIntosh. Former owner's name inked out on front free endpaper. The wonderful Golden Age full color, wrap-around jacket by Richard Powers is still bright and intact, without tears or stains.

003777

Price: 50.00 USD
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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
26 ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1998, 0575064285 / 9780575064287

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Morrow in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. The second book in McAuley's future history series, preceded by Child of the River (which made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List). Millions of years in the future, a group of the humanoid, but not quite human, population explore the artificial world called Confluence. "[E]ndless, variegated stream of images and episodes that McAuley produces from his magic hat." Locus - September 1998, pg. 70. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Science Fiction Novels.

002465

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CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
27 CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1997, 0575064277 / 9780575064270

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Avon Eos in June 1998.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. "McAuley has begun shaping a powerful epic that could be one of the most important in recent SF." - Locus, December 1997, pg. 68. "It promises to be a major work that will undoubtedly be compared to Majipoor and other SF creations." - Science Fiction Chronicle, February 1998, pg. 59. "On a distant planet seeded with 10,000 bloodlines, beset by crumbling technology and feral machines, a young man seeks his destiny. In this assured and dazzlingly inventive novel, the ever-versatile McAuley tackles the tale of the far future and makes it his own." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 1998 Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List.

001093

Price: 40.00 USD
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MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED), McAuley, Paul J.
28 MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED)
McAuley, Paul J.
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880099 / 9781902880099

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Hardy, David A.
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition. Limited edition numbered to 200 signed copies. Signed by McAuley and Introducer Michael Swanwick on the limitation page. Full color, wrap-around jacket by David A. Hardy. PS Publising is a specialty publisher of mostly original works, all novellas, commissioned by Peter Crowther. Each one also comes with an original introduction, written by a fellow author. They are true firsts, limited to 200 hardbacks and 300 paperbacks, and signed and numbered. SF novella, chronologically the first of a series dealing with the aftermath of McAuley's "Quiet War" story.
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001577

Price: 60.00 USD
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SECRET OF LIFE [THE], McAuley, Paul J.
29 SECRET OF LIFE [THE]
McAuley, Paul J.
Voyager, 2001, 0002259044 / 9780002259040

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, true first edition and first printing. (The first US edition was published June, 2001.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. In 2025 the Earth is irreparably damaged. Commercial greed, political infighting and a mass fear that whatever is done will only make things worse hampers the search for scientific solutions to the devastation. An active micro-organism discovered several kilometres below the Mars surface by scientists at the Chinese Martian base is smuggled back to Earth and accidentally plunged into the Pacific Ocean. The "chi" was left undisturbed for 2 billion years on Mars, and it super evolved the ability to swap DNA at will, maximizing its survival whatever the environment. Now a plankton ocean is covering the Pacific, and the question left to answer is: Who is colonizing who? Award History: Nominee for the 2002 Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best SF Novel. (Lost to Bold as Love by Gwyneth Jones); Locus Recommending Reading List for 2001; Best Novel Nominee for the 2001 British Science Fiction Awards. (Lost to Chasm City by Alaistar Reynolds.)

001849

Price: 45.00 USD
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SHRINE OF STARS: THE THIRD BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
30 SHRINE OF STARS: THE THIRD BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1999, 0575064293 / 9780575064294

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The Third Book of the Confluence trilogy, set 10 million years in mankind's future. Preceded by Child of the River (Gollancz 1997) and Ancients of Days (Gollancz 1998).

001327

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WHOLE WIDE WORLD, McAuley, Paul J.
31 WHOLE WIDE WORLD
McAuley, Paul J.
Voyager, 2001, 0002259036 / 9780002259033

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Tor in May, 2002.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A noir SF thriller set in near-future Britain. "Despite the bleak background of Whole Wide World, there's a thoroughly satisfying outcome. A good, tough and thoughtful SF thriller." - David Langford, Amazon website. Award History: Locus Recommending Reading List for 2001. (Locus, February, 2002.)

002064

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BECOMING ALIEN, Ore, Rebecca
32 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED), Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
33 DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED)
Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
Science Fiction Book Club, 2005, 1582881642 / 9781582881645

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Giancola, Donato
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by contributor Robert J Sawyer and dated "13 April 2009" on the contents page. Original publication by the Science Fiction Book Club with "First Science Fiction Book Club printing May 2005" stated on copyright page. Slight wear with corners lightly bumped with moderate bumping at top and bottom edges of spine panel. Original anthology edited by Mike Resnick featuring SF mystery novellas by Mike Resnick, David Gerrold, Catherine Asaro, Robert Reed, Jack McDevitt and Robert J. Sawyer.
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003534

Price: 15.00 USD
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SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY, Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
34 SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY
Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
Golllancz, 2004, 0575076119 / 9780575076112

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Carrel, Douglas
Hardcover UK, first printing and first edition. First published in Great Britain in 2004 by Gollancz stated on copyright page. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket with price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Interior maps by Dave Senior. By the author of The Soddit, this tells the "true" story about the "War of the Thing"...maybe. It will cause smiles and some chuckling to the Tolkien fan.

004804

Price: 20.00 USD
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BLUE MARS (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
35 BLUE MARS (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Bantam, 1996, 0553101447 / 9780553101447

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Dixon, Don
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published by Voyager.) Stated July 1996 printing on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Robinson on the title page. Hardcover copies are well into 3rd printings. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block edges show minimal age-related scuffs and smudges, but very lightly handled. Jacket is clean, without tears with $22.95 price intact. A clean, square copy. Final volume in the Mars trilogy. Award History: 1996 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Excession Iain M. Banks); 1997 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 1997 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 1997 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to Fairyland by Paul J. McAuley); 1997 SF Chronicle Award Nominee (lost to Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling); 1997 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh).
Signed by Author(s)
004401

Price: 60.00 USD
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STARS COMPEL [THE] (SIGNED), Roessner, Michaela
36 STARS COMPEL [THE] (SIGNED)
Roessner, Michaela
Tor, 1999, 0312857551 / 9780312857554

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Elwell, Tristan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by Roessner on the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Stars Dispose. Award History: 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling).
Signed by Author(s)
004125

Price: 25.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, Rowling, J. K.
37 HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439064864 / 9780439064866

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The second Harry Potter novel. First printing with full number line "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9/9 0/0 1 2 3 4, Printed in the U.S.A. 37, First American Edition, June 1999" stated on copyright page and Code 51795 above smaller barcode line present. The "Year 2" IS NOT present on the spine or jacket. (The "Year 2" was added on later printings.) If "Year 2" appears on the spine, it is not a first printing. First printing typo with "ancestor" instead of "decedent" on page 332. Blue boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, green cloth and red end papers. Near fine copy in fine jacket. Copy shows minimal shelf wear at head and heel of spine. There is a faint smudge at top edge of the text block near the spine. This copy appears to have been read once by a very careful owner, then put away on the book shelf. This copy is bright, square and without the usual dedications inscribed by previous owners. Jacket price of $17.95 is intact, without tears or other marks. A wonderful copy, increasingly rare to find in fine condition.

004351

Price: 350.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, Rowling, J. K.
38 HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 2005, 0439784549 / 9780439784542

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First American Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Despite the enormous first print run, this title already appears in Third Printings. This copy is a First Printing without the usual remainder marks. Unusual to find copies in fine condition without previous owner's marks. A wonder ful collector's copy. Award History: 2006 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Book (lost to Pay the Piper: A Rock 'n' Roll Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen and Alan Stemple).

004261

Price: 25.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
39 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439136350 / 9780439136358

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is practically pristine. The books in the much beloved Harry Potter series often show the handling that comes from being "loved" too much by the reader. Except for almost invisible bumping at the top edge of the spine panel, this copy is almost "As New" condition, showing no handling-related marks or wear. Collector's note that all points are present (many sellers represent they have a 1st Printing without describing the points which indicate a true 1st printing). Full number sequence "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9/9 0/0 " with the notations "Printed in the U.S.A. 37" and "First American Edition, October 1999" each stated on copyright page. The $19.95 price is intact on the front jacket flap with the code 51995 above smaller barcode line on the rear jacket panel is also present. Dark green boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, purple cloth on spine and red endpapers. This copy shows no wear to the page block or jacket. Now iconic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre with 23 interior illustrations. Award History: 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

004350

Price: 200.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
40 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439136350 / 9780439136358

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The third Harry Potter novel. Very faint scratch on the lower right corner of front jacket panel with very light bumping (caused by shelving) on top and bottom edges of the spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the page bright and unmarked. Collector's note that all first printing points are present (some online sellers represent they have a first printing without describing the points which indicate a true first printing): Full number sequence "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" and " 9/9 0/0 1 2 3 4" on the same line with the notations "Printed in the U.S.A. 37" and "First American Edition, October 1999" each stated on copyright page. The $19.95 price is intact on the front jacket flap with the code 51995 above smaller bar code line on the rear jacket panel. Dark green boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, purple cloth on spine and orange end papers. The number "3" is present on the spine (this is the first book where the volume number in the series was added - the first printings for the two prior Harry Potter books did not have any volume numbers on their spines.) The book is straight and spine is square without the usual lean from heavy handling. The jacket is complete without tears, price clipping or the ubiquitous dedications and other previous owner's marks. A extremely well-preserved copy which are becoming more rare as time passes. Now iconic jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre with 23 interior illustrations. Award History: 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

004790

Price: 150.00 USD
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