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TITAN, Baxter, Stephen
41 TITAN
Baxter, Stephen
HarperCollins Voyager, 1997, 0002254247 / 9780002254243

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a remainder nor ex-library. Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-87. A declining NASA cobbles together a manned, shoe-string expedition to explore Titan. "Speculative fiction as it may happen." The American space program we all wish it was by the British author of Voyage and The Time Ships. Award History: 1998 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell); 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Rise of Endymion by Simmons).

000616

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TRACES, Baxter, Stephen
42 TRACES
Baxter, Stephen
HarperCollins Voyager, 1998, 0002254271 / 9780002254274

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, true first edition and first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Baxter's second short fiction collection (preceded by Vacuum Diagrams). No US edition published. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Collects 22 previously published stories, mostly published in Interzone, showcasing a great cross-section of Baxter's work during the last decade. This collection is a cornucopia of Baxter's ranging interests and themes, including pastiches dedicated to Blish, Campbell, Clarke, and H.G. Wells, among others. Interesting reading and fun stuff for Baxter fans.

000864

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MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE), Bear, Greg
43 MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE)
Bear, Greg
Tor, 1993, 031285515X / 9780312855154

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Bear on the title page with a doodle of Mars "moving" across the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A pristine, never read copy in protective brodart jacket. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, *II-95. "[The] most daring of all the several Mars novels that have appeared in the 1990's." Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 196, and at Notable Works, pg. 207, ibid. Dust jacket by Wayne Barlowe. Award History: 1994 Nebula Award Winner; 1994 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to .
Signed by Author(s)
000788

Price: 125.00 USD
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VITALS (SIGNED), Bear, Greg
44 VITALS (SIGNED)
Bear, Greg
Ballantine Del Rey, 2002, 0345435281 / 9780345435286

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Greco, Tony
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in full number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Bear on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy. Biological thriller by "one of SF's more versatile and unpredictable writer." Nick Gevers, Locus, December 2001.
Signed by Author(s)
002864

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GOLDEN TROUBADOUR [THE], Bell, Gordon B.
45 GOLDEN TROUBADOUR [THE]
Bell, Gordon B.
McGraw Hill, 1980, 0070043930 / 9780070043930

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Sparkman, Gene
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy with marks, jacket tears or price-clipping.

003856

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BEYOND INFINITY, Benford, Gregory
46 BEYOND INFINITY
Benford, Gregory
Warner Aspect, 2004, 044653059X / 9780446530590

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

004162

Price: 14.95 USD
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FOUNDATION'S FEAR (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory
47 FOUNDATION'S FEAR (SIGNED)
Benford, Gregory
Orbit, 1997, 1857234634 / 9781857234633

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gambino, Fred
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. First Published in Great Britain printed on copyright page. Signed by Benford on the title page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Excellent condition for a book this age. Published two months after the US edition by HarperPrism. Volume 1 of The Second Foundation Trilogy. Wonderful two-panel dustjacket illustration by Fred Gambino capturing the sheer mass of the world city of Trantor.
Signed by Author(s)
004477

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FOUNDATION'S FEAR: THE SECOND FOUNDATION TRILOGY, Benford, Gregory
48 FOUNDATION'S FEAR: THE SECOND FOUNDATION TRILOGY
Benford, Gregory
HarperPrism, 1997, 0061052434 / 9780061052439

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Targete, Jean
Hardcover first edition, first printing. (Precedes the first UK edition by Orbit). Volume 1 of The Second Foundation Trilogy. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block lightly tanned (normal for book published in acid-based pages), else a clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003920

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BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory and Arthur C. Clarke
49 BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT (SIGNED)
Benford, Gregory and Arthur C. Clarke
Ace Putnam, 1990, 0399134999 / 9780399134999

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Leeds, Judith Kazdym
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Benford on the title page. Faint age and handling-related edgewear to page block and jacket edges, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A square, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to Clarke's classic novella Against the Fall of Night. (First published in paperback, the first hardcover was published by Gollancz in 1953.)
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003897

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DECEIVERS [THE], Bester, Alfred
50 DECEIVERS [THE]
Bester, Alfred
London, Severn House, 1984, 0727809962 / 9780727809964

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover UK, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Previously published in 1982 in paperback by Tor.) First UK hardcover edition stated on copyright with original price intact. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Page block lightly scuffed at bottom corner and bottom corners lightly bumped, else a near fine in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping.

003392

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RULE OF THE DOOR AND FANCIFUL REGULATIONS [THE], Biggle, Jr., Lloyd
51 RULE OF THE DOOR AND FANCIFUL REGULATIONS [THE]
Biggle, Jr., Lloyd
Doubleday Science Fiction, 1967, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Clancy, William
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket is lightly crinkled at top edge of spine panel with some scuffing towards bottom edge, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Collects nine short stories published between 1957 and 1963 with an original essay by Biggle. Copy is pristine, without the usual previous owner's marks, tears or other defects. A straight, square copy with original $3.95 price intact, unusual thus.

004347

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COUNT GIGER'S BLUES, Bishop, Michael
52 COUNT GIGER'S BLUES
Bishop, Michael
Tor, 1992, 0312851995 / 9780312851996

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Canty, Tom
Hardcover first edition, first printing. One small closed jacket tear (0 .7 cm in size), at top right corner of front jacket panel, else very fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Bishop's critically acclaimed satire about American consumer culture told through the protogonist, a cultured renaissance man, transformed by an accident into superhero and subsequent pop-culture icon. Scarce novel published in a non-laminated jacket very prone to chips and nicks, difficult to find in fine condition. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works 1990-1994, pg. 206.

002479

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DEAR ABBEY (SIGNED), Bisson, Terry
53 DEAR ABBEY (SIGNED)
Bisson, Terry
PS Publishing, 2003, 1902880765 / 9781902880761

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover first edition, first printing and limited edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed on the statement of limitation page by Terry Bisson and Brian Aldiss, who provided the Introduction. One of 300 signed and numbered hardcover copies.
Signed by Author(s)
002461

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STAR TREK: PROBE, Bonanno, Margaret Wander
54 STAR TREK: PROBE
Bonanno, Margaret Wander
Pocket Books, 1992, 0671724207 / 9780671724207

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Birdsong, Keith
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Set in the Star Trek universe, and preceded by Strangers from the Sky (1987).

003774

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PRECIPICE: THE ASTEROID WARS PART 1  [THE], Bova, Ben
55 PRECIPICE: THE ASTEROID WARS PART 1 [THE]
Bova, Ben
Hodder & Stoughton, 2001, 0340769602 / 9780340769607

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harrison, Mark
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Tor in October, 2001.) Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy with UK price intact. First volume in The Asteroid Wars series. "The Precipice is an exciting, fast-moving blend of hard SF and technothriller, if sometimes a shade too melodramatic for credibility. It's billed as book one of The Asteroid Wars, and there's more to come." --David Langford. Full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mark Harrison.

001902

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POLLINATORS OF EDEN [THE], Boyd, John (pseud. for Boyd B. Upchurch)
56 POLLINATORS OF EDEN [THE]
Boyd, John (pseud. for Boyd B. Upchurch)
Science Fiction Book Club, 1969, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
Book club edition, first printing. Preceded by the trade edition published by Weybright and Talley. Has first printing gutter code "25K"on page 209, indicates a printing in June 1969. Red boards with yellow lettering on spine. Previous owner's stamp on ffep. Copy is clean, square without dents. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy with jacket intact.

004599

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LADY OF THE TRILLIUM, Bradley, Marion Zimmer
57 LADY OF THE TRILLIUM
Bradley, Marion Zimmer
Bantam Spectra, 1995, 0553092995 / 9780553092998

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Harrison, Mark
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint handling-related wear to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mark Harrison.

003434

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SIM CITY 2000 (PC GAME), Bremer, Michael
58 SIM CITY 2000 (PC GAME)
Bremer, Michael
Maxis, 1993, 

Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Original PC version. Clean and complete User's Manual, Addendum & Quickstart Guide. Includes two (2) floppy diskettes (3.5") for DOS 3.3 and the Sim City Terrain Editor floppy diskette (3.5"). Original owner.

002914

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SIM CITY CLASSIC FOR WINDOWS (PC GAME), Bremer, Michael
59 SIM CITY CLASSIC FOR WINDOWS (PC GAME)
Bremer, Michael
Maxis, 1993, 0929750438 / 9780929750439

Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Original Windows-PC version. Original User Manual, clean and complete. Includes two (2) floppy diskettes (3.5") for Windows.

002915

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FOUNDATION'S TRIUMPH (SIGNED), Brin, David
60 FOUNDATION'S TRIUMPH (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Orbit, 1999, 1857237536 / 9781857237535

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gambino, Fred
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition by HarperPrism.) Signed by Brin on the title page. First Published in 1999 stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy with price intact. The UK edition featuring the Gambino jacket is much scarcer than the US edition published by HarperPrism. Last and difficult to find volume in the Second Foundation Trilogy preceded by Foundation's Fear by Gregory Benford, and Foundation and Chaos by Greg Bear. Includes an appendix titled "Timeline for the Robots and Foundation Universe" by Attila Torkos. Magnificent dustjacket illustration by Fred Gambino.
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001685

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