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LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT, Macleod, Ken
21 LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT
Macleod, Ken
Orbit, 2005, 1841493430 / 9781841493435

First Edition, Hardcover, Hold, Near Fine. Book. Gibbons, Lee
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The first US edition was published November 1, 2005 by Tor. Award History: 2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Finalist (lost to Market Forces by Richard Morgan); 2006 Shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award (lost to Air by Geoff Ryman); 2006 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Spin by Robert Charles Wilson).

003093

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BOY'S LIFE, McCammon, Robert
22 BOY'S LIFE
McCammon, Robert
Pocket Books, 1991, 0671742264 / 9780671742263

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gerber Studios
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Pocket Books hardcover printing August 1991" with "1" present in complete number line. Original $21.95 cover price present in un-clipped jacket. Very rare thus. Very faint handling-related wear and smudges to side edge of page block (better than normal for a book this age), else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping, tears or previous owner's marks. Award History: 1991 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Best Novel; 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Summer of Night by Simmons); 1992 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

003475

Price: 35.00 USD
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GONE SOUTH, McCammon, Robert
23 GONE SOUTH
McCammon, Robert
Pocket Books, 1992, 0671743066 / 9780671743062

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Textblock slightly browned with age, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket, typical for a copy this age. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Southern Gothic thriller with magical elements. "In this book, [McCammon] is a very good writer indeed." - Locus, October 1992, pg. 23.

000679

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SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD, McCAMMON, ROBERT
24 SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD
McCAMMON, ROBERT
River City Publishing, 2002, 1880216620 / 9781880216620

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Poor. Ex-Library. Dolinger, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy with the usual paste-downs, stickers and stamps. Pages are clean and intact. An excellent reading copy of a break-through book that's a fascinating read. The first Matthew Corbett novel in this highly entertaining mystery series set in early 18th century Colonial America.

004447

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USHER'S PASSING, McCammon, Robert R.
25 USHER'S PASSING
McCammon, Robert R.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1984, 0030618339 / 9780030618338

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Fine. Ex-Library. Minor, Wendell
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy with the usual library markings, paste-ons and handling. Not a book club or remainder copy. The copy is square and relatively clean. However, the jacket itself has been cleaned and is free of tears with price intact. The library stickers have also been removed from the jacket so its clean. A great first edition jacket to marry to a superior copy.

003437

Price: 10.00 USD
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ISAAC ASIMOV'S FANTASY! (SIGNED), McCarthy, Shawna (ed)
26 ISAAC ASIMOV'S FANTASY! (SIGNED)
McCarthy, Shawna (ed)
Dial Press, 1985, 0385230176 / 9780385230179

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Printing stated on copyright page. Signed by contributor Connie Willis on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor chipping at upper tips of jacket. Single closed jacket tear with associated crinkling, 1cm in length at bottom edge of rear panel and another closed tear, 1.5 cm in length, in the crease of the front jacket flap fold. Fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy with original 42.98 price intact. Collects 19 fantasy stories, all previously published. What's interesting about these stories, aside from their first appearances in hardback, is that each story is accompanied by a black and white interior illustrations by a different artist. Contributing authors include: Lucius Shepard, Leigh Kennedy, Sharon N. Farber, Scott Baker, Daphne Castell, Ron Goulart, Gregg Keizer, Kristi Olesen, George Alec Effinger, Lee Killough, Tanith Lee, Robert Thurston, Lillian Stewart Carl, Juleen Brantingham, Richard Kearns, George R. R. Martin, Connie Willis, Ian McDowell and John Kessel. Contributing artists include: Nicholas Jainschigg, James T. Ceribello, Ron Lindahn, Laura Lakey/Artifact, Robert Walters, Gary Freeman, Arthur George, Odbert, Val Lindahn, Judy Mitchell, Richard Crist, George Thompson and Hank Jankus.
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003892

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TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
27 TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880137 / 9781902880136

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Hardy, David A.
Hardcover UK, and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition, one of 300 signed/numbered copies printed by this specialty publisher. Signed by McDonald and Introducer Robert Silverberg on the limitation page. Stand alone novella set in the Chaga series. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Short Story Award.
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001668

Price: 60.00 USD
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CUSP (SIGNED), Metzger, Robert A.
28 CUSP (SIGNED)
Metzger, Robert A.
Ace Books, 2005, 0441012418 / 9780441012411

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Metzger on the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Metzger was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2003 for Picoverse.
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004578

Price: 40.00 USD
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BENEATH THE GATED SKY, Reed, Robert
29 BENEATH THE GATED SKY
Reed, Robert
Tor Books, 1997, 0312862695 / 9780312862695

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
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. Sequel to Beyond the Veil of Stars (1994).

004386

Price: 15.00 USD
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DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED), Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
30 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

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LAST PENDRAGON: A NOVEL [THE], Rice, Robert
31 LAST PENDRAGON: A NOVEL [THE]
Rice, Robert
Walker & Company, 1991, 0802711804 / 9780802711809

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Fine. Ex-Library. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy. Not a book club edition. This copy has the usual ex-library markings, stamps, paste-ons and heavy handling. Spine slightly cocked. However, the dustjacket itself has been cleaned and all library tape residue and stickers have been removed from the jacket and spine panels. The jacket is clean, complete with price intact. The jacket is in fine condition and is an excellent candidate to marry to a copy in superior condition. An excellent re-telling of the Arthurian saga.

003211

Price: 10.00 USD
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FADEAWAY, Rosen, Richard
32 FADEAWAY
Rosen, Richard
Harper & Row, 1986, 006015599X / 9780060155995

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Crawford, Robert
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Basketball mystery, and Rosen's second book, preceded by "Strike Three, You're Dead" which won the 1985 Edgar Award for Best First Novel.

000416

Price: 20.00 USD
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COMPASS OF THE SOUL [THE]: BOOK TWO OF THE RIVER INTO DARKNESS, Russell, Sean
33 COMPASS OF THE SOUL [THE]: BOOK TWO OF THE RIVER INTO DARKNESS
Russell, Sean
Daw, 1998, 0886777925 / 9780886777920

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Giusti, Robert
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Speckling on top edge of page block with single ink smudge spot, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The second book in the series, preceded by Beneath the Vaulted Hills (1997).

003778

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STARPLEX, Sawyer, Robert J.
34 STARPLEX
Sawyer, Robert J.
Ace, 1996, 0441003729 / 9780441003723

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Originally serialized in the July through October 1996 issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine. Later published in paperback by Ace. This BCE is the first hardcover edition.) The Book Club is also the only hardcover edition to date. Printing code #14361 on rear jacket panel with the printing statement "This book is an Ace original edition, and has never been previously published" plus the statement "[t]his novel was serialized in the July through October 1996 issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine" also on the title page. Ron Walotsky is the artist for the Book Club edition jacket. Jacket is bright and intact without tears, but has some tiny chipping at tips. Very faint age and handling-related wear to page block edges, but is otherwise clean and square without previous owner's marks. A fine copy in fine jacket. Very unusual to find Book Clubs in fine condition. Award History: 1996 HOMer Award Winner; 1997 Aurora Award Winner; 1997 SF Chronicle Award Nominee (lost to Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling); 1997 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Slow River by Nicola Griffith); 1997 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson).

004845

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NANTUCKET SLAYRIDES: THREE SHORT NOVELS (SIGNED), Shepard, Lucius and Robert Frazier
35 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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LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE, Silverberg, Robert
36 LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE
Silverberg, Robert
Harper & Row, 1980, 0060140267 / 9780060140267

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Poor. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Hardcover first edition, first printing. (Originally serialized in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1979). Not book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The text block shows age-related wear, but is remarkably clean and square. The jacket, however is in poor condition, it's price-clipped, shows numerous open and closed tears with associated crinkling and chips, especially at the head and heel of the spine panel with creasing in the inner flaps. An excellent copy of this award-winning title to marry to a superior jacket. Barron (ed. ): Fantasy Literature 4A-232. Award History: 1981 Balrog Award Nominee (lost to The Wounded Land by Stephen R. Donaldson); 1981 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge); 1981 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge).

003956

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EDGE OF SPACE: THREE ORIGINAL NOVELLAS, Silverberg, Robert (ed)
37 EDGE OF SPACE: THREE ORIGINAL NOVELLAS
Silverberg, Robert (ed)
Elsevier/Nelson Books, 1979, 0525666257 / 9780525666257

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fref
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor jacket crinkling at heel of spine panel and faint dust soiling at top edge of page block. Extremely well cared for book. A clean, square copy without price-clipping, tears or previous owner's marks. Original anthology edited with introduction by Robert Silverberg featuring three orignal novellas by Glenn Chang, Phyllis Gotlieb and Mark J. McGarry. Very cool full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Fref. Award History: 1980 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Anthology (lost to Universe 9 by Terry Carr).

003584

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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
38 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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FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED), Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
39 FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED)
Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
Avon Eos, 1999, 0380976307 / 9780380976300

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halperin, Amy
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Faint diagonal jacket crease at top right corner of front jacket panel and tiny bump with associated crinkling to top edge of spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed on the Contents page by each of the following authors: Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress and Greg Bear. Signed on the half-title page by Gregory Benford. Subtitled "Eleven Masters of Science Fiction Return to Their Legendary Worlds." Original anthology, the finest of the year (per Locus Magazines 1999 Recommended Reading List), where some of Science Fiction's greatest writers contribute original stories to their most famous universes: Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman, Ursula Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Nancy Kress and Frederik Pohl. The SF companion volume to Silverberg's "Legends" original anthology by the masters of fantasy. Card, Le Guin and McCaffrey have the distinction (besides Silverberg), of contributing original stories to both the Legends and Far Horizons anthologies. [U]ndeniably the best original SF anthology of the year." - Locus, February, 2000. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Anthologies; Winner of the 2000 Locus Award for Best Collection; ("Orphans of the Helix" by Dan Simmons, collected in Far Horizons, won the Locus Award for Best Novella).
Signed by Author(s)
001913

Price: 150.00 USD
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ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED), Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams
40 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.
Signed by Author(s)
002821

Price: 30.00 USD
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