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SUBTLE KNIFE [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK II, Pullman, Philip
221 SUBTLE KNIFE [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK II
Pullman, Philip
Knopf, 1997, 0679879250 / 9780679879251

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Near Fine. Book. Rohmann, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder for ex-library copy. Page block shows some moderate, handling-related wear from having been read, but is straight and square without the ubiquitous inscriptions by previous owners. Jacket shows light crinkling at the head and heel of spine panel edges. Aside from this shelving defects the jacket is complete, without tears with the original $20.00 price intact. Very difficult to find copies without remainder marks or previous owner's inscriptions. Award History: 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to Earthquake Weather by Tim Powers.)

004421

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BENEATH THE GATED SKY, Reed, Robert
222 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

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WIDOWMAKERS, Resnick, Mike
223 WIDOWMAKERS
Resnick, Mike
Science Fiction Book Club, 1998, 1568659504 / 9781568659503

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Donato
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy with un-clipped jacket. Omnibus edition that collects The Widowmaker (1996), The Widowmaker Reborn (1997) and The Widowmaker Unleashed (1998) all originally published in paperback.

004012

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DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED), Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
224 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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INTO THE LOOKING GLASS, Ringo, John
225 INTO THE LOOKING GLASS
Ringo, John
Baen, 2005, 0743498801 / 9780743498807

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Miller, Kurt
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Aside from some faint age-related edgewear, a fine copy in fine jacket.

003454

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JUPITER MAGNIFIED (SIGNED), Roberts, Adam
226 JUPITER MAGNIFIED (SIGNED)
Roberts, Adam
PS Publishing, 2003, 1902880579 / 9781902880570

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover UK, first edition and limited/numbered edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. One of 300 signed and numbered hardcover copies by the Roberts and James Lovegrove who provided the Introduction. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket artby Edward Miller.
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002369

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ON, Roberts, Adam
227 ON
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2001, 0575071761 / 9780575071766

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
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. Novel by the author of the critically acclaimed first novel Salt, which was a 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee. (Lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler.) "Fine writing, hard science, carefully crafted dialogue." - Guardian August 12, 2001. Gravity pulls parallel to the ground, instead of perpendicular. Falling forward standing in a plain would be the equivalent of falling from a skyscraper. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket art by Chris Moore.

002003

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POLYSTOM, Roberts, Adam
228 POLYSTOM
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2003, 0575071788 / 9780575071780

First Edition, Hardcover, New, New. Book. Sonar
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, and true first edition. (No US publication date as of yet.) The fourth and latest novel by the author of Salt, On, and Stone.

002352

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SALT, Roberts, Adam
229 SALT
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068965 / 9780575068964

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Faint vertical fold to rear endpaper leaf, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The author's first book. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Only 900 copies in the first printing. Outstanding full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Chris Moore. Award History: 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee.

001872

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STONE, Roberts, Adam
230 STONE
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2002, 0575070633 / 9780575070639

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Moore, Chris
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Roberts' third novel, preceded by the critically acclaimed Salt and his second novel On. Picaresque adventure, and "a strong novel of ideas emerges, its narrator - and his sponsors - eloquent of enlightening nightmares." Nick Gevers - Locus, October 2002. A criminal, an avatar in this future society which has forgotten about crime, is sprung from a prison at the center of a star and is employed to kill the entire population of a planet and leave the planet intact. His job takes him to many exotic worlds where mankind searches for the excitement of new experiences. Full color wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Chris Moore.

002241

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KITEWORLD: A FANTASY NOVEL, Roberts, Keith
231 KITEWORLD: A FANTASY NOVEL
Roberts, Keith
Arbor House, 1986, 0877957908 / 9780877957904

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Versandi, Jill Bauman
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published in 1985.) Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Uncommon to find copies in fine condition. Award History: 1985 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Helliconia Winter by Brian W. Aldiss); 1986 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin); 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin). Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 4 (1995) 4-359.

004122

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McATRIX DERIDED (aka Matrix Derided), Robertski Brothers (pseud. Adam Roberts)
232 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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BLUE MARS (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
233 BLUE MARS (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Bantam, 1996, 0553101447 / 9780553101447

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Dixon, Don
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published by Voyager.) Stated July 1996 printing on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Robinson on the title page. Hardcover copies are well into 3rd printings. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block edges show minimal age-related scuffs and smudges, but very lightly handled. Jacket is clean, without tears with $22.95 price intact. A clean, square copy. Final volume in the Mars trilogy. Award History: 1996 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Excession Iain M. Banks); 1997 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 1997 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 1997 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to Fairyland by Paul J. McAuley); 1997 SF Chronicle Award Nominee (lost to Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling); 1997 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh).
Signed by Author(s)
004401

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FIFTY DEGREES BELOW (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
234 FIFTY DEGREES BELOW (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Voyager HarperCollins, 2005, 0007148895 / 9780007148899

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harman, Dominic
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the US edition by one month.) Very faint bumping at bottom edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Robinson on the title page.The second volume in the Capital Code trilogy, preceded by Forty Signs of Rain.
Signed by Author(s)
003266

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FIFTY DEGREES BELOW (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
235 FIFTY DEGREES BELOW (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Voyager HarperCollins, 2005, 0007148895 / 9780007148899

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harman, Dominic
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the US edition by Bantam.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by Robinson at the World Science Fiction Convention in Anaheim, California and inscribed "Worldcon 2006/Orange County" on the title page. (The addition of the "Orange County" is a pun and homage to Robinson's post-apocalyptic Orange County trilogy, to the Worldcon location in Orange County, California and that Robinson is originally from Orange County, California. A neat presentation copy.) The second novel in the Capital Code trilogy, preceded by Forty Signs of Rain. A unique copy and nice associational item. Excellent full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Dominic Harman.
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003268

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FORTY SIGNS OF RAIN (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
236 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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PACIFIC EDGE (SIGNED), Robinson, Kim Stanley
237 PACIFIC EDGE (SIGNED)
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Tor, 1990, 0312850972 / 9780312850975

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published by Unwin Hyman.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Robinson on the title page. Upper quadrant of rear jacket panel lightly sunned, else a fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Final volume in the Orange County trilogy. Award History: 1991 John W. Campbell Award Winner; 1991 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons).
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004178

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STARS COMPEL [THE] (SIGNED), Roessner, Michaela
238 STARS COMPEL [THE] (SIGNED)
Roessner, Michaela
Tor, 1999, 0312857551 / 9780312857554

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Elwell, Tristan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by Roessner on the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Stars Dispose. Award History: 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling).
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004125

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SHIP OF FOOLS, Russo, Richard Paul
239 SHIP OF FOOLS
Russo, Richard Paul
Ace, 2001, 0739416901 / 9780739416907

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Jensen, Bruce
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Code 35724 on rear jacket panel. Statement "Ace edition / January 2001" present on copyright page. (Previously published as a trade paperback original by Ace, this first hardcover edition was later published by Ace as a book club edition.) Very faint jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else a very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. An excellent copy for this critically acclaimed, award-winning and horrifying SF novel about alien contact. Award History: 2001 Philip K. Dick Award Winner; 2001 Notable Book of the Year List, NY Times Book Review, Dec. 2, 2001; 2002 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Passage by Connie Willis).

003716

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COILS, Saberhagen, Fred and Roger Zelazny
240 COILS
Saberhagen, Fred and Roger Zelazny
Nelson Doubleday, 1982, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Miller, Ron
Book Club and first hardcover edition with code #5139 on rear jacket panel. (Published a month later than the trade paperback edition by Simon & Schuster/Wallaby). Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Heavy jacket crinkling at head of spine and upper tips with one small, triangular shaped tear-out at front corner of spine panel. Some jacket creasing along top edge on rear panel. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without clipping or the usual previous owner's marks. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket with black and white interior illustrations by Ron Miller. Award History: 1983 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Foundation's Edge by Isaac Asimov).

003772

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