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STARPLEX, Sawyer, Robert J.
201 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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GHOST BRIGADES [THE] (SIGNED & DATED), Scalzi, John
202 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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LAST COLONY [THE] (SIGNED), Scalzi, John
203 LAST COLONY [THE] (SIGNED)
Scalzi, John
Tor, 2007, 0765316978 / 9780765316974

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
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 Scalzi on the title page. A pristine copy. Sequel to Old Man's War (2205) and The Ghost Brigades (2006). Award History: 2008 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon).
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004864

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TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS, Scott, Melissa
204 TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS
Scott, Melissa
Tor, 1994, 0312857330 / 9780312857332

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jainschigg, Nicholas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint scuffing around top-edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Sequel to her well-received novel Burning Bright. Fast-paced cyberpunk adventure and sociological study centering on the gay central character in this Lambda Award-winning Science Fiction novel. A good read by an excellent SF author. Award History: 1994 Lambda Award for Lesbian and Gay Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror; 1994 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The Matter of Seggri by Ursula K. Le Guin and Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer).

000242

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STAR TREK: VULCAN'S FORGE, Sherman, Josepha and Susan Shwartz
205 STAR TREK: VULCAN'S FORGE
Sherman, Josepha and Susan Shwartz
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671009265 / 9780671009267

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Birdsong, Keith
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy.

003432

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LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE, Silverberg, Robert
206 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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FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED), Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
207 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).
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001913

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DROOD (SIGNED & DATED), Simmons, Dan
208 DROOD (SIGNED & DATED)
Simmons, Dan
Little, Brown & Company, 2009, 0316007021 / 9780316007023

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (This trade edition precedes the limited edition published by Subterranean Press.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Simmons and dated "2/19/09" on the title page, just ten days after its February 9th publication date. A stunning novel and scarce to find signed and dated by Simmons. Award History: 2010 Locus Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel;
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004024

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ILIUM, Simmons, Dan
209 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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210 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.
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002360

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CHILD OF FORTUNE, Spinrad, Norman
211 CHILD OF FORTUNE
Spinrad, Norman
Bantam, 1985, 0553050893 / 9780553050899

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Lin, Yee Chea
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Jacket crinkling and minor chipping at head and heel of spine panel and tips. One closed, but jagged tear (2 cm in length) at top edge of rear jacket panel. A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003605

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SONGS FROM THE STARS, Spinrad, Norman
212 SONGS FROM THE STARS
Spinrad, Norman
Simon & Schuster, 1980, 0671253263 / 9780671253264

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. McAfee, Mara
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Immaculate page block. Jacket is without tears with $11.95 price intact. A pristine copy. Award History: 1981 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge).

004463

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ARCHITECTS OF EMORTALITY, Stableford, Brian
213 ARCHITECTS OF EMORTALITY
Stableford, Brian
Tor, 1999, 0312872070 / 9780312872076

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Donato
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.

003795

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EMPIRE OF FEAR [THE], Stableford, Brian
214 EMPIRE OF FEAR [THE]
Stableford, Brian
Carroll & Graf, 1991, 0881847429 / 9780881847420

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. O'Leary, Kersti
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by UK edition published by Simon & Schuster in 1988.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight dust soiling to top edge of text block with faint scrape running from top to bottom edge of back panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 1989 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee for Best Novel.

002364

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OCEANSPACE (SIGNED), Steele, Allen
215 OCEANSPACE (SIGNED)
Steele, Allen
Ace, 2000, 044100685X / 9780441006854

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping.
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004031

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HEAVY WEATHER, Sterling, Bruce
216 HEAVY WEATHER
Sterling, Bruce
Bantam Spectra, 1994, 0553093932 / 9780553093933

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Fine copy in fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Earth in 2031, a cyperpunk-ian future where societies and individuals cope with the breakdown of civilization caused by chaotic weather patterns, new diseases and disintegrating social and governmental institutions. Bleeding-edge (as opposed to cutting-edge) cyberpunk at its best. "[C]yberpunk in the sagebrush." And "Sterling hacks the future, and an elegant hack it is." - Locus, September 1994, p. 27. 1994 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 4 Dec. 1994. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works, pg. 207. Award History: 1994 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003323

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ZEITGEIST, Sterling, Bruce
217 ZEITGEIST
Sterling, Bruce
Bantam, 2000, 0553104934 / 9780553104936

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Dinyer, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint, horizontal jacket crease at lower edge of rear panel with some minor jacket wrinkles, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin).

003797

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ZENITH ANGLE [THE] (SIGNED & DATED), Sterling, Bruce
218 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.
Signed by Author(s)
002564

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ICE, IRON AND GOLD, Stirling, S. M.
219 ICE, IRON AND GOLD
Stirling, S. M.
Night Shade Books, 2007, 1597801151 / 9781597801157

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Chong, Vincent
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Trade edition. Collects thirteen stories, one original to this collection.

004372

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REFORMER [THE] (SIGNED), Stirling, S. M. and David Drake
220 REFORMER [THE] (SIGNED)
Stirling, S. M. and David Drake
Baen, 1999, 0671578049 / 9780671578046

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by both Stirling and Drake on the title page. Stated first printing. Clean, straight copy without price-clipping.
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004094

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