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THREE HAINISH NOVELS, Le Guin, Ursula K.
21 THREE HAINISH NOVELS
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Doubleday, 1978, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Woolhiser, Jack
Book Club Edition and first printing with Code T19 on page 370. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate foxing at top edge of page block. Faint shelfwear with a single small but jagged tear (0.5 cm in length) at top edge of spine panel, else a fine copy in a fine jacket. A clean, square wonderfully preserved copy without previous owner's marks and difficult to find in such condition. First combined edition collecting ROCANNON'S WORLD, PLANET OF EXILE and CITY OF ILLUSIONS. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club and edited by Jeffrey Levin, this Book Club edition comprises the correct and consistent text preferred by Le Guin for all three novels "after years of increasingly garbled edtions" as stated by Le Guin in her Acknowledgment.

003484

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UNTIED KINGDOM, Lovegrove, James
22 UNTIED KINGDOM
Lovegrove, James
Gollancz, 2003, 0575073853 / 9780575073852

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Mulcahey, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Britain is a pariah state bombed and embargoed back into a semi-fedual society where the social order is breaking down. The story becomes an Odyssey adventure through the deteriorating British countryside when Fen begins the unwilling pursuit to London where his (estranged and not much missed) wife, has been taken by the Bulldog gang as a (not so unwilling) concubine by the gang leader. James Lovegrove has been writing SF since 1990. Well respected in the UK, he is yet relatively unknown in the US. A recent omnibus by Solaris Press, The James Lovegrove Collection: Volume One, has published two of this novels, Days (1997) and Untied Kingdom (2003). Hopefully this omnibus will get Lovegrove the recognition in the US which he deserves.

002346

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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
23 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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OMEGA, McDevitt, Jack
24 OMEGA
McDevitt, Jack
Ace, 2003, 0441010466 / 9780441010462

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels. Very collectible copy.

003969

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OMEGA (SIGNED), McDevitt, Jack
25 OMEGA (SIGNED)
McDevitt, Jack
Ace, 2003, 0441010466 / 9780441010462

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by McDevitt on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Small, faint stain on bottom edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels.
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003974

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MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
26 MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659 / 9780671567651

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder nor an ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by McIntyre on the title page. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
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001421

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MOON AND THE SUN [THE]  (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
27 MOON AND THE SUN [THE] (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659 / 9780671567651

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition. Tiny nick at upper tip of front jacket panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Signed by McIntyre on the title page with a custom bookplate specially printed for this edition that is also signed by McIntyre in gold ink. (The bookplate is laid in the book, not attached or adhered to the page in anyway.) Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
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001724

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PLANTS [THE], McKenney, Kenneth
28 PLANTS [THE]
McKenney, Kenneth
Putnam, 1976, 0399116273 / 9780399116278

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint crinkling and chipping at the top edge of spine panel. The panel is also moderately sunned. Except for these defects and below-average age-related wear, this is a clean, straight copy without tears, price-clipping or previous owner's markings. McKenney's first novel, he is also the author of the horror novels The Moonchild (1989), The Changeling (1989) and The Offspring (1990). The Moonchild was described as "A slick, ingenious novel that combines elements of the zombie, evil child and even werewolf motifs." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-235.

003328

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GLASS DRAGONS: A NOVEL OF THE MOONWORLDS SAGA (SIGNED) by McMullen and Lockwood, McMullen, Sean
29 GLASS DRAGONS: A NOVEL OF THE MOONWORLDS SAGA (SIGNED) by McMullen and Lockwood
McMullen, Sean
Tor, 2004, 0765307979 / 9780765307972

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McMullen on the title page. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of dragon. Fine (unread) copy with a tiny (0.5cm) dent in the top textblock in fine jacket with a faint bump at top right corner. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to Voyage of the Shadowmoon. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood. Award History: Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Fantasy Novels.
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002968

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SPEED OF DARK [THE], Moon, Elizabeth
30 SPEED OF DARK [THE]
Moon, Elizabeth
Ballantine Books, 2003, 0345447557 / 9780345447555

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Metz, Julie
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Winner of the 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novel. Boards and jacket moderately bumped at upper corners with crinkling at head and heel of spine panel. Page block shows faint handling-related wear. Several small dents in top and side edge of page block. Slight spine lean, which is common with this tilte. Overall, a near fine copy in near fine jacket. "'If I had not been what I am, what would I have been?'" wonders Lou Arrendale, the autistic hero of Moon's compelling exploration of the concept of "normalcy" and what might happen when medical science attains the knowledge to "cure" adult autism. Arrendale narrates most of this book in a poignant earnestness that verges on the philosophical and showcases Moon's gift for characterization." - Publisher's Weekly. "Moon is effective at putting the reader inside Lou's mind, and it is both fascinating and painful to see the behavior and qualities of so-called normals through his eyes." - Meredith Parets, American Library Association. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels; Amazon.com Top Ten Books of 2003 - Science Fiction & Fantasy.

004728

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TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood, Novik, Naomi
31 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

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ART OF DISCWORLD [THE], Pratchett, Terry and Paul Kidby
32 ART OF DISCWORLD [THE]
Pratchett, Terry and Paul Kidby
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075112 / 9780575075115

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Kidby, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Oversized hardcover art book featurning 112 pages of color paintings and illustrations by Paul Kidby with background commentary and narratives by Terry Pratchett, depicting the characters, places and events chronicled in the Discworld novels.

002808

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McATRIX DERIDED (aka Matrix Derided), Robertski Brothers (pseud. Adam Roberts)
33 McATRIX DERIDED (aka Matrix Derided)
Robertski Brothers (pseud. Adam Roberts)
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075686 / 9780575075689

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Carrel, Douglas
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. Rich parody of the Matrix movies by Adam Roberts using the pseudonym the Robertski Brothers. (This book is often mis-titled as "The Matrix Derided" in sellers' listings.) Roberts is also the author of the bestselling parody The Soddit and the science fiction novels Salt, On, Polystom and Snow. In addition to the biting wit, included is a hilariously funny "catalog" listing additional titles from the "SF Masterpieces Cheaper Than Commissioning New Novels Reprint" series published by "Victor Gollums" including: "Dung" by Francis 'Dip' Sherbert; "Nerdomancer" by William 'Wild-Bill' Hiccough-Gibson and "The Second Mars Trilogy" by Stan Lee Kim-il-Sung Robinsonade, among other famous authors.

002618

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FORTY SIGNS OF RAIN (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
34 FORTY SIGNS OF RAIN (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Bantam Books, 2004, 0553803115 / 9780553803112

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Forbes, Dominic and Tom Hallman
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by HarperCollins.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Robinson on the title page and dated "6-8-04" within one week of the June 1st publication date, making this copy unique. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The first novel in the The Capital Code trilogy. "There is much that is brilliant in Forty Signs of Rain, and even more that is critically important, but after all the compelling characters and complex ideas that Robinson introduces, some readers might be a little surprised to find that what began as undoubtedly the best novel about the NSF ends as the year's most elaborat lesson plan [concerning the affects of global warming]." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, January 2004. Very nice jacket illustration mirrored by the French jacket perspective. Award History: 2005 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Confusion by Neal Stephenson); 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Science Fiction Novels.
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002629

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GHOST BRIGADES [THE] (SIGNED & DATED), Scalzi, John
35 GHOST BRIGADES [THE] (SIGNED & DATED)
Scalzi, John
Tor, 2007, 0765354063 / 9780765354068

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Harris, John
First Printing, mass market paperback. Very fine (unread) copy. Signed by Scalzi and dated "4/26/07" on the title page, the same week as the official publication date for the mass market paperback. First published in hardcover by Tor in 2006. Sequel to Old Man's War (2005), the award-winning SF novel and one of the best hard military-SF novels since Glen Cook's Passage At Arms (1985). (Haven't read Passage At Arms? Read it. As Joe Bobb Briggs would say "check it out"). Award History: 2007 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Rainbow's End by Vernor Vinge).
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003499

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NANTUCKET SLAYRIDES: THREE SHORT NOVELS (SIGNED), Shepard, Lucius and Robert Frazier
36 NANTUCKET SLAYRIDES: THREE SHORT NOVELS (SIGNED)
Shepard, Lucius and Robert Frazier
Eel Grass Press, 1989, 0938075101 / 9780938075103

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Potter, J.K.
First Printing, trade paperback. Some faint creases on the wrapper, else fine copy without jacket as issued . Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy. Signed by co-author Lucius Shepard on the title page. Collects three original stories, two by Shepard, the third by Frazier.
Signed by Author(s)
002978

Price: 34.95 USD
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LEGENDS II: NEW SHORT NOVELS BY THE MASTERS OF MODERN FANTASY (SIGNED), Silverberg, Robert (ed) and Robert Silverberg, Robin Hobb, Anne McCaffrey and Tad Williams
37 LEGENDS II: NEW SHORT NOVELS BY THE MASTERS OF MODERN FANTASY (SIGNED)
Silverberg, Robert (ed) and Robert Silverberg, Robin Hobb, Anne McCaffrey and Tad Williams
Ballantine Del Rey, 2004, 0345456440 / 9780345456441

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed on the Contents page by Robert Silverberg (and inscribed "Worldcon 2006") and contributing authors Robin Hobb, Tad Williams and the late Anne McCaffrey. Contributing authors include: Terry Brooks; Diana Gabaldon; Neil Gaiman; George R. R. Martin; Anne McCaffrey; Tad Williams; Raymond E. Feist; Elizabeth Haydon; Robin Hobb; Orson Scott Card and Robert Silverberg.
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003274

Price: 200.00 USD
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ILIUM, Simmons, Dan
38 ILIUM
Simmons, Dan
Eos, 2003, 0380978938 / 9780380978939

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (The UK edition was published later by Gollancz in August, 2003.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light bumping with associated jacket crinkling at upper tips. Aside from these defects a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket for this collectible book. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Gary Ruddell. Award History: 2004 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 2004 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Bujold); Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels; Amazon's Top Ten Books of 2003 - Science Fiction & Fantasy; Amazon's Top 50 Books of 2003; Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2003 - Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror; Publisher's Weekly The Year in Books 2003: SF/Fantasy/Horror.

003458

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39 WALL AROUND EDEN [THE] (SIGNED)
Slonczewski, Joan
Morrow, 1989, 1557100306 / 9781557100306

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Jainschigg, Nicholas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Slonczewski on the title page. Copy is bright, square and unread condition. The jacket has two small (0.5 cm in length) closed tears at top edge of front jacket panel with associated horizontal crease, one 1cm closed, but jagged tear near top right corner of front jacket with some chipping and crinkling at top edge of spine panel. Aside from these jacket defects, jacket bright with $18.95 price intact. A fine (unread) copy to marry to a superior jacket. The author's third book. "Her novel can be seen as a welcome rejoinder to the current glut of military SF novels." - Anatomy of Wonder 4 (1995) 4-426.
Signed by Author(s)
002360

Price: 35.00 USD
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ZENITH ANGLE [THE] (SIGNED & DATED), Sterling, Bruce
40 ZENITH ANGLE [THE] (SIGNED & DATED)
Sterling, Bruce
Ballantine Del Rey, 2004, 0345460618 / 9780345460615

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Stevenson, David
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed on the title page by Sterling and dated "May 19 2004" within a couple weeks of its April 27th publication date, making this copy unique. Techno-thriller. "[A] provocative and highly quotable novel that successfully reminds us [...] that what we tend to regard as speculative SF futures have often been with us all along, just beneath our antiquated radar." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, March 2004. Award History: Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Science Fiction Novels.
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002564

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