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All Fantasy books listed are hardcover first editions, first printings unless stated otherwise.

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TALE OF THE BODY THIEF [THE], Rice, Anne
201 TALE OF THE BODY THIEF [THE]
Rice, Anne
Knopf, 1992, 0679405283 / 9780679405283

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very slight shelfwear-related crinkling to top edge of spine panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine dustjacket. Difficult to find first printings in fine condition and without previous owner's marks or dedications. Fourth book in the Vampire Chronicles.

000332

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WITCHING HOUR [THE], Rice, Anne
202 WITCHING HOUR [THE]
Rice, Anne
Knopf, 1990, 0394587863 / 9780394587868

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight shelfwear to edges with very minor soiling to bottom edge of text block, else fine (unread) condition in fine dustjacket. Difficult to find first printings in fine condition and without previous owner's marks or dedications. A straight, square copy without price clipping. Unusual to find copies in fine condition. Award History: 1991 Locus Award for Best Horror/Dark Fantasy Novel.

000285

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CURFEW, Rickman, Phil
203 CURFEW
Rickman, Phil
Putnam, 1993, 0399138617 / 9780399138614

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wood, Rob
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK as "Crybbe" in 1993.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The author's first book. A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003957

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TITAN'S CURSE: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS BOOK 3, Riordan, Rick
204 TITAN'S CURSE: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS BOOK 3
Riordan, Rick
Miramax Books, 2007, 1423101456 / 9781423101451

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rocco, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. State First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. The third volume in Riordan's amazing successful and entertaining Percy Jackson series. Light bumping at head and heel of spine panel with associated jacket crinkling. Jacket also shows some shallow folds at top edge. Copy shows light handling from having been read, but read carefully. Still a straight, square copy without the usual dedications by previous owners.

004266

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SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY, Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
205 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

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HAMMER OF THE SUN [THE], Rohan, Michael Scott
206 HAMMER OF THE SUN [THE]
Rohan, Michael Scott
William Morrow & Co, 1988, 0688073689 / 9780688073688

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gilbert, Yvonne
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Previously published in the UK by Macdonald. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Faint jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else a clean, square copy with original $19.95 price intact. Complete with black & white endpaper maps complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Unusually nice condition for a book this age. Volume 3 in the Winter of the World series. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Yvonne Ann Gilbert.

004624

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WARRIOR LIVES [THE], Rosenberg, Joel
207 WARRIOR LIVES [THE]
Rosenberg, Joel
New English Library, 1988, 0453006280 / 9780453006286

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Small (1.0 cm in length) closed jacket tear at front right corner at flap fold, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Book Five of Guardians of the Flame.

003096

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, Rowling, J. K.
208 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

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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, Rowling, J. K.
209 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

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
210 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.
211 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

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WINTERBIRTH, Ruckley, Brian
212 WINTERBIRTH
Ruckley, Brian
Orbit, 2007, 0316067695 / 9780316067690

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Mollica, Gene
Trade paperback, first printing and first US edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library. Fine (unread) copy without jacket as issued. (Previously published in hardcover in the UK in 2006.) Heroic fantasy. "A great fantasy from a new author, I hope the rest of the series are as good as this one." - B.K. Price. "'Winterbirth is written with great assurance and tells a gripping story that builds to a grim climax. No one who enjoys heroic fantasy should miss ths"' - The Times.

003695

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TRAITORS (SIGNED), Rusch, Kristine Kathryn
213 TRAITORS (SIGNED)
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn
Millennium, 1993, 1857980557 / 9781857980554

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Gambino, Fred
Trade paperback, UK first edition and first printing. Simultaneous with the hardcover edition by the same publisher. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by Rusch and inscribed "(1st one of these I've signed-ever!)" on the title page. A unique copy. Slight shelf wear to bottom edge, else fine (unread) copy.
Signed by Author(s)
000294

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COMPASS OF THE SOUL [THE]: BOOK TWO OF THE RIVER INTO DARKNESS, Russell, Sean
214 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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A QUESTION OF TIME, Saberhagen, Fred
215 A QUESTION OF TIME
Saberhagen, Fred
Tor, 1992, 0312851294 / 9780312851293

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Thiesen, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. One very small (1.0 cm in length) closed jacket tear on top edge of spine panel at hinge with faint crinkling at top and bottom corners of same, else a fine copy in near fine jacket. A tight, square copy without price-clipping. Part of Saberhagen's Dracula Sequence series, a re-telling of the Dracula myth from the perspective of Dracula, who's actually the good guy framed by a fanatical Van Helsing and others. The first novel in the series, The Dracula Tape is described as a "clever, ironic, humorous, touching pastiche." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature *4-258.

003393

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TWILIGHT GATE [THE], Salsitz, Rhondi Vilott
216 TWILIGHT GATE [THE]
Salsitz, Rhondi Vilott
Walker & Company, 1993, 0802782132 / 9780802782137

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Clark, Alan M.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Published stated on copyright with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket and interior illustrations by Alan M. Clark.

004828

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FORGOTTEN REALMS: STARLESS NIGHT (SIGNED), Salvatore, R. A.
217 FORGOTTEN REALMS: STARLESS NIGHT (SIGNED)
Salvatore, R. A.
TSR, 1993, 1560766530 / 9781560766537

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ruppell, Robh
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Full number line with "1" present. Signed by Salvatore on the title page. Salvatore's first novel to be published first in hardcover before going to paperback. Sequel to the excellent fantasy novel The Legacy. Difficult to find first edition-first printing copies which are not remaindered or ex-library copies.
Signed by Author(s)
000371

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LEGACY [THE], Salvatore, R. A.
218 LEGACY [THE]
Salvatore, R. A.
TSR, 1992, 1560765291 / 9781560765295

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Easley, Jeff
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light age and handling-related edgewear, else fine copy in very fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Endpaper maps complete and intact. TSR's first hardcover and R. A. Salvatore's first novel to be published in hardcover. Consistent skill in weaving together a great adventure story featuring the dark-elf Drizzt Do' Urden.

004353

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GOD ENGINES [THE], Scalzi, John
219 GOD ENGINES [THE]
Scalzi, John
Subterranean Press, 2009, 1596062991 / 9781596062993

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Chong, Vincent
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (A limited edition was published simultaneously by Subterranean). Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This title is already appearing in third printings, however this is a first printsing. "[Scalzi's] writing has never been crisper, and his ideas carry a freshness and energy most other fantasy authors will envy." - Booklist. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Palimpsest by Charles Stross); 2010 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novella (lost to The Women of Nell Gwynne's by Kage Baker).

004246

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COMMEMORATIVE PEANUTS STAMP - (FDC) SNOOPY LIMITED FIRST ISSUE POSTAGE STAMP, Schultz, Charles
220 COMMEMORATIVE PEANUTS STAMP - (FDC) SNOOPY LIMITED FIRST ISSUE POSTAGE STAMP
Schultz, Charles
Santa Rosa, CA, United State Postal Service, 2001, 

First Edition, No Binding, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Schultz, Charles
Mint condition envelope and stamp. Commemorative, limited edition stamp with First Day Cover (FDC) depicting Snoopy as the "World War I Flying Ace" wearing his helmet and scarf on top his red doghouse once again fighting the Red Baron. First Day Of Issue was May 17, 2001. First day cancellation by the Post Office using a rubber pictorial hand-cancel stamp also depicting Snoopy with the "First Day of Issue" statement. Each stamp was hand-placed on a crisp, white No. 10 envelope by the postal clerk in Santa Rosa, then canceled by the Post Office. Only four of these unique hand-stamps were created by the United States Postal Service to commemorate Charles Schultz' creation of the Peanuts. Cancellation using the special hand-stamp was only done at the main post office in Santa Rosa, California (home to the Schultz family and Peanuts' museum), and ceased as of June 15, 2001. (After June 15th, of the four hand-stamps, one went to the Schultz family, one to the Peanuts museum and one to the Smithsonian. The fourth hand-stamp was destroyed.) A unique item for the stamp collector as well as Peanuts fan.

004306

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