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RINGWORLD'S CHILDREN, Niven, Larry
201 RINGWORLD'S CHILDREN
Niven, Larry
Tor, 2004, 0765301679 / 9780765301673

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Martiniere, Stephan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The fourth book in the Ringworld series. Very nice jacket art by Stephan Martiniere. Compare to the full color, wrap-around jacket illustration in the UK edition by Lee Gibbons.

004090

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GRIPPING HAND [THE], Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
202 GRIPPING HAND [THE]
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 1993, 0671795732 / 9780671795733

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Macleod, Lee
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor age-related wear along page block edges, else fine copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to the classic 1975 Hugo Nominee "The Mote In God's Eye." This sequel picks up a generation after the events chronicled in "Mote." Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder, 4-320.

003332

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GRIPPING HAND [THE] (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
203 GRIPPING HAND [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 1993, 0671795732 / 9780671795733

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Macleod, Lee
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by both co-authors Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven on the title page. Minor age-related wear at textblock edges with some minor jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of the spine panel, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to the classic 1975 Hugo Nominee "The Mote In God's Eye." This sequel picks up a generation after the events chronicled in "Mote." Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder, 4-320.
Signed by Author(s)
003247

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BARSOOM PROJECT [THE] (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Steven Barnes
204 BARSOOM PROJECT [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Steven Barnes
Ace Science Fiction, 1989, 0441167128 / 9780441167128

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Burleson, Joe
First Printing, paperback. Very fiine (unread) condition. Presentation copy signed by Niven and inscribed "To Sean/Best Wishes,/Larry Niven." on the title page. (Signature scan available upon request.) Second novel in the Dream Park series with co-author Steven Barnes. Full color, wrap-around cover illustration by Joe Burleson.
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002605

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VURT, Noon, Jeff
205 VURT
Noon, Jeff
Crown, 1993, 0517599910 / 9780517599914

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US and first hardcover edition. (Previously published as a paperback by Ringpull Press, UK in 1993. Ringpull later published a hardcover in 1995.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Noon's first novel. There is a faint handling-related jacket crease in top right corner, the top corners are slightly bumped and there's faint handlling-related soiling along the side edge of the textblock. However, these are minor defects in otherwise near fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: Winner of the 1994 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Also cited under Debuts in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Clute (ed.), page 207.

002672

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VOORLOPER, Norton, Andre
206 VOORLOPER
Norton, Andre
Nelson Doubleday, 1980, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Austin, Alicia
Book Club and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Ace, the Book Club issued by the SFBC is the first hardcover edition.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Later book club printing with Code L04 on page 213. Code 3999 on rear jacket panel. Minor chipping at jacket tips with additional crinkling and tiny closed tears at head and heel of spine panel and the rear jacket panel is scuffed in a area measuring 1" x 0.5" in size. Aside from these defects this copy is clean, straight without previous owner's marks. A fine copy in near fine jacket. Alicia Austin is the jacket artist in addition to drawing the 50 black and white interior illustrations.

003448

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ALIEN BOOTLEGGER AND OTHER STORIES, Ore, Rebecca
207 ALIEN BOOTLEGGER AND OTHER STORIES
Ore, Rebecca
Tor, 1993, 0312855494 / 9780312855499

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Very small (0.2 cm in size) bump to side edge of back jacket panel, else very fine (urnread) book in fine dustjacket. Original collection of stories by the author of "Becoming Alien".

000254

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BECOMING ALIEN, Ore, Rebecca
208 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

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DEUS MACHINE [THE], Ouellette, Pierre
209 DEUS MACHINE [THE]
Ouellette, Pierre
Villard Books, 1993, 0679424075 / 9780679424079

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Watts, Stan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Wonderful jacket design with embossed boards under fully illustrated dustjacket. Cyberpunk thriller where a supercomputer used to create viral weapons runs out of control. Elaborate double jacket design with jacket illustration by Stan Watts.

000514

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CULT OF LOVING KINDNESS [THE] (SIGNED), Park, Paul
210 CULT OF LOVING KINDNESS [THE] (SIGNED)
Park, Paul
Morrow, 1991, 0688105742 / 9780688105747

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Linda Burr/Buckhorn Studios
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Park on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Final novel in the Starbridge trilogy, described as "beautifully wrought prose, carefully etched characters, and strong moral sense make it an unforgettable experience" - Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-327. Award History: 1991 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.
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000241

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MUTANT 59: THE PLASTIC EATERS, Pedler, Kit and Gerry Davis
211 MUTANT 59: THE PLASTIC EATERS
Pedler, Kit and Gerry Davis
Viking, 1972, 0670496626 / 9780670496624

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Price sticker residue on the letter "T" in jacket title. Heavy laminate rippling and creasing on the front jacket flap, with creasing only the rear flap, else near fine copy very good jacket with code 0272 and $5.95 price both intact. Straight, square copy without previous owner's marks.

003961

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TERMINAL GAMES, Perriman, Cole
212 TERMINAL GAMES
Perriman, Cole
Bantam, 1994, 0553095188 / 9780553095180

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Lurin, Larry
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor wrinkling from shelving at bottom edge of front panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A cyber-thriller.

000733

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FUZZY PAPERS [THE], Piper, H. Beam
213 FUZZY PAPERS [THE]
Piper, H. Beam
Nelson Doubleday, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael R.
Book Club Edition, first hardcover and first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Issued by Science Fiction Book Club. First printing code H 03 on page 308 with code #1108 on rear jacket flap. Published in February 1977, this original Book Club omnibus edition collects Little Fuzzy (1962) and The Other Human Race (1964) for the first time in hardcover. Green boards with red spine lettering. Heavy jacket crinkling at head and heel of spine panel with two tear-outs, one 1.5 cm x 1.0 cm at heel and the second at head of spine panel measuring 0.5 cm x 0.5 cm in size. Crinkling also at front and rear jacket panels near corners with the front panelling showing some faint ripples. Closed tear (3cm in length) at bottom edge of front panel. Other than these defects a clean, square copy without the usual owner's bookplates.

003908

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TWILIGHT OF THE CITY: A NOVEL OF THE NEAR FUTURE, Platt, Charles
214 TWILIGHT OF THE CITY: A NOVEL OF THE NEAR FUTURE
Platt, Charles
Macmillan Publishing Co., 1977, 0025976206 / 9780025976207

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Silverman, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing and First US edition. (Originally published as "The City Dwellers" in the UK.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Small closed tear (1cm in length) at top edge near spine fold with a small nick at bottom edge of front panel. Page block is clean, square and bright. It's 1997, and America is on the verge of collapse - prescient.

004405

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BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZON, Pohl, Frederik
215 BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZON
Pohl, Frederik
Ballantine Del Rey, 1980, 0345286448 / 9780345286444

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne Douglas
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light crinkling at top and bottom edge of spine panel, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Excellent condition for a significant book this age. Sequel to Gateway, which won the 1977 Nebula and 1978 Hugo Awards. Gateway and is considered one of the classics in the SF genre. Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) *4-333. Award History: 1980 Nebula Nominee; 1981 Hugo Nominee.

004169

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EARLY POHL [THE], Pohl, Frederik
216 EARLY POHL [THE]
Pohl, Frederik
Nelson Doubleday, 1976, 0385110146 / 9780385110143

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rauch, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Collects a poem and eight stories published by Pohl in magazines between 1941 and 1944. Introduction with autobiographical comment by Pohl for each story. Jacket shows age-related fading. Title on spine very faded due to sunning. Despite its age, this copy is in excellent condition. This copy is straight, square and the jacket is without tears and un-clipped with original $5.95 price intact. There is no previous owner's marks and it's not remainder marked, an endemic problem with copies of this title. An excellent collector's copy.

004262

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VOICES OF HEAVEN [THE] (SIGNED), Pohl, Frederik and Jack Williamson
217 VOICES OF HEAVEN [THE] (SIGNED)
Pohl, Frederik and Jack Williamson
Tor, 1994, 0312856431 / 9780312856434

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Signed by Pohl on the title page. Stand alone novel and SF thriller, where a small, struggling colony of humans are caught up in the intrigues of the indigeneous inhabitants' struggle against the colonizing humans.
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000180

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DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE, Powers, Tim
218 DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE
Powers, Tim
Ace, 1985, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Ace in 1984.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Science Fiction Book Club edition with first printing code PO28 on page 218. (This SFBC edition preceded the Chatto & Windus UK hardcover edition by five months.) Yellow cloth lettered in black on spine. Faint dust soiling smudge at corner of top page block edge near spine. Light rubbing at corners and top and bottom edges of spine panel with associated crinkling. Two closed tears, the first (3 cm in length) at bottom corner of rear jacket panel and the second (0.75 in length) at lower tip of front jacket fold. Faint crease in jacket near spine on front panel. Aside from these defects a square, straight copy without stains, clipping or previous owner's marks. A very nice copy of a rare book with the classic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Ron Walotsky. Award History: 1985 Philip K. Dick Award Winner; 1985 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card); 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin).

003733

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PARABLES FROM OTHER PLANETS: FOLKTALES OF THE UNIVERSE, Prather, Hugh and Gayle Prather
219 PARABLES FROM OTHER PLANETS: FOLKTALES OF THE UNIVERSE
Prather, Hugh and Gayle Prather
Bantam Books, 1991, 055307251X / 9780553072518

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

003041

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EARTH 2150 (USER MANUAL), Prima Games
220 EARTH 2150 (USER MANUAL)
Prima Games
SSL, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Original Earth 2150 manual for the Windows 98 computer game. Original manual only, the game software IS NOT included. Manual is clean, complete and without marks or tears. Orginal owner.

003400

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