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BEYOND INFINITY (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION), Benford, Gregory
41 BEYOND INFINITY (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)
Benford, Gregory
Easton Press, 2004, 044653059X / 9780446530590

First Edition, Full-Leather, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Dietrick, David
Very fine (unread) condition, bound in dark blue leather, without dustjacket as issued. Hardcover first edition, and first limited/numbered edition. (A trade edition was previously published by Warner Aspect in March, 2004.) Signed by Benford on the limitation page, this is one of the limited press run of 900 signed and numbered copies. Full leather with gold lettering and gilt edges, satin placeholder ribbon, silk endpapers, and original frontispiece painting by David Dietrick. Expansion from the novella with Arthur C. Clarke titled Beyond the Fall of Night, published in 1990 by Ace/Putnam. "With its thoughtful extrapolation and mind-bending physics, this book reinforces Benford's position as one of today's foremost writers of hard SF." - Publisher's Weekly. Also laid in is the Certificate of Authenticity which is signed by Benford, Elizabeth Brown and Roy Pfeil the publisher and dated February 6, 2004. Also, a promotional biographical Note about the author is also enclosed.
Signed by Author(s)
002543

Price: 135.00 USD
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FOUNDATION'S FEAR (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory
42 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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FOUNDATION'S FEAR: THE SECOND FOUNDATION TRILOGY, Benford, Gregory
43 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

Price: 14.95 USD
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BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory and Arthur C. Clarke
44 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.)
Signed by Author(s)
003897

Price: 25.00 USD
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DECEIVERS [THE], Bester, Alfred
45 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

Price: 50.00 USD
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RULE OF THE DOOR AND FANCIFUL REGULATIONS [THE], Biggle, Jr., Lloyd
46 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

Price: 75.00 USD
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COUNT GIGER'S BLUES, Bishop, Michael
47 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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DEAR ABBEY (SIGNED), Bisson, Terry
48 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
49 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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PRECIPICE [THE], Bova, Ben
50 PRECIPICE [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 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 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. Jacket illustration by Mark Harrison.

001902

Price: 25.00 USD
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POLLINATORS OF EDEN [THE], Boyd, John (pseud. for Boyd B. Upchurch)
51 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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LADY OF THE TRILLIUM, Bradley, Marion Zimmer
52 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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SIM CITY 2000 (PC GAME), Bremer, Michael
53 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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SIM CITY CLASSIC FOR WINDOWS (PC GAME), Bremer, Michael
54 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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FOUNDATION'S TRIUMPH (SIGNED), Brin, David
55 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.
Signed by Author(s)
001685

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HEAVEN'S REACH (SIGNED), Brin, David
56 HEAVEN'S REACH (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Bantam, 1998, 0553101749 / 9780553101744

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Orbit UK edition, but the UK edition has the outstanding jacket illustration by Fred Gambino.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Brin on the title page. Upper tips of jacket moderately bumped with associated jacket crinkling. Light age-related handling to page block, else fine copy in near fine jacket. The third and final volume in the Brin's New Uplift Trilogy.
Signed by Author(s)
003739

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INFINITY'S SHORE (SIGNED), Brin, David
57 INFINITY'S SHORE (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Bantam, 1996, 0553101730 / 9780553101737

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Orbit UK edition which was published in 1997, but the UK has the outstanding jacket illustration by Fred Gambino.) Signed by Brin on the title page. Light, age-related wear on page block edges, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Two of Brin's New Uplift trilogy.
Signed by Author(s)
003740

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KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED), Brin, David
58 KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED)
Brin, David
Tor, 2002, 0765303558 / 9780765303554

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Brin on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint wear to edges and tips, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2003 Hugo Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer).
Signed by Author(s)
003815

Price: 30.00 USD
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THE H.O.G. SYNDROME, Brite, Poppy Z.
59 THE H.O.G. SYNDROME
Brite, Poppy Z.
Subterranean Press, 2007, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Brite, Poppy Z.
Chap book, soft cover first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in laminated wrapper as issued. First publication for a novellette written (and left in its original form without changes), by Brite when she was 12 years old. Published as a companion title to Antediluvian Tales, a signed limited edition partially original collection of Brite's short fiction also published by Subterranean Press in 2007.

003811

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MOTHERSHIP, Brosnan, John
60 MOTHERSHIP
Brosnan, John
Gollancz, 2004, 0575074914 / 9780575074910

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wallace, Emma
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (This is the only hardcover edition. No US publication known at this time.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Expedition by the medieval-like inhabitants of Urba set out to discover the reason for the terrible portents in the sky, and the sudden disappearance of the Elites, unknown to them that Urba is actually a millenia old generation ship and the Elite were the ship's crew.

002494

Price: 45.00 USD
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