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DANCERS IN THE DARK, Chalker, Jack L.
41 DANCERS IN THE DARK
Chalker, Jack L.
Five Star, 2002, 0786246804 / 9780786246809

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Simmons, Andy
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects three stories originally published in paperback, with a new Introduction by Chalker. This is the first hardcover appearance for these stories: Forty Days and Nights in the Wilderness (1978), Moths and Candle (1988) and Dancers in the Afterglow (1978).

004455

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GOBLIN MIRROR (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
42 GOBLIN MIRROR (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1992, 0345372786 / 9780345372789

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cherry, David A.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket.Signed by Cherryh on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
Signed by Author(s)
003403

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
43 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in the creme (white) jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a silk placeholder ribbon not in the US edition and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black, this is the creme-colored jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings will be published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. Time and handling will make the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003185

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
44 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in black jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a white silk placeholder ribbon, black page edging and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap not in the US edition. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme (white) and the other black, this is the black jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003209

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT), Clarke, Susanna
45 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT)
Clarke, Susanna
New York, Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket protected with a clear, archival cover. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

004473

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Clarke, Susanna
46 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Presentation copy signed by Clarke and dated in the European fashion as "23rd Sept 04" on the title page, the same month as publication, making this copy unique. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket (now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
002758

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Clarke, Susanna
47 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, the US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Clarke on the title page. This copy is the coveted creme jacket variant. The creme jacket shows some light scuff marks, a defect for which these unlaminated creme jackets are particularly prone. (Now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Also, there's an unfortunate tape ghost, very faint but visible, on the outside of the jacket's spine panel near the heel approx. 4.5 cm x 1.0 cm in size. Very light bumping at head and heel of jacket spine panel and upper tips, but without associated crinkling. Aside from these defects a fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. All First Edition points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" stated with full number line present. Red endpapers with $27.95 price intact. (True first printings have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets were laminated by the publisher, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is well past its 8th printing and appears with red jackets. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
003876

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WARRIOR RETURNS [THE], Cole, Allan
48 WARRIOR RETURNS [THE]
Cole, Allan
Ballantine Del Rey, 1996, 0345394593 / 9780345394590

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gnemo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket faintly bumped at head and heel of spine panel (normal for book this age), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Excellent full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Gnemo.

003471

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FAR KINGDOMS [THE] (SIGNED), Cole, Allan and Chris Bunch
49 FAR KINGDOMS [THE] (SIGNED)
Cole, Allan and Chris Bunch
Ballantine Books, 1993, 034538055X / 9780345380555

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gnemo
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (This is the only US edition to precede the UK editions.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Enclosed bookplate laid-in (not attached) and inscribed "Best Wishes" by co-author Allan Cole. First book in the Anteros trilogy. The Far Kingdom's edition is the only book in the series to be a true US first. The sequels, The Warrior's Tale (1994) and Kingdoms of the Night (1995), were both published simultaneously as US and UK editions. Click to view the wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket art by Gnemo. Award History: 1993 Chelsey Award Winner for Best Cover Art by Gnemo.
Signed by Author(s)
000139

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ARTEMIS FOWL: THE ETERNITY CODE, Colfer, Eoin
50 ARTEMIS FOWL: THE ETERNITY CODE
Colfer, Eoin
Puffin Books, 2003, 0670913529 / 9780670913527

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fleetwood, Tony
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Miramax U.S. edition.) Stated First Edition with "1" present. The third book in the immensely popular Artemis Fowl juvenile series, preceded by Artemis Fowl (2001) and The Arctic Incident (2002). Page block is tonned by age (normal for books manufactured without using the acid-base page washing process), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without marks or inscriptions with original price intact.

004791

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CROWN OF SILENCE, Constantine, Storm
51 CROWN OF SILENCE
Constantine, Storm
Gollancz, 2002, 0575066784 / 9780575066786

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sudworth, Anne
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a remainder nor ex-library. The Second Volume in the Chronicles of Magravandias, preceded by Sea Dragon Heir. The boy Shan is left physically and emotionally abused by invading Magravandian soldiers. He's adopted by a Mage, who will teach this boy to use magic as a weapon, and hone his hatred of the Magravandian Empire. Classify it as Gothic fantasy, but really sociological and psychological storytelling at its best, set in the fantastical land of Magravandia. Full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Anne Sudworth.

001643

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SEA DRAGON HEIR, Constantine, Storm
52 SEA DRAGON HEIR
Constantine, Storm
Gollancz, 1999, 0575066776 / 9780575066779

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sudworth, Anne
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the first US edition by Tor.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. First volume in a new series set in a world where the gods take dragon form. The sequels are Crown of Silence and The Way of Light. Magic, sexuality, and political intrigue in an opulent epic fantasy by the reigning master of the gothic fantasy style.

001185

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DAEMONOMANIA: A NOVEL, Crowley, John
53 DAEMONOMANIA: A NOVEL
Crowley, John
Bantam Books, 2000, 0553100041 / 9780553100044

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Art Resource/NY
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Critically acclaimed novel by the author of Nebula-award winning novel Little, Big (1981). A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin).

004190

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CITIES: THE VERY BEST OF FANTASY COMES TO TOWN, Crowther, Peter (ed)
54 CITIES: THE VERY BEST OF FANTASY COMES TO TOWN
Crowther, Peter (ed)
Gollancz, 2003, 057507504X / 9780575075047

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Omnibus edition that collects short stories by China Mieville, Michael Moorcock, Paul di Filippo and Geoff Ryman previously published only in limited edition novellas by speciality publisher PS Publishing. Edited and introduced by Peter Crowther. Excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Edward Miller.

004357

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MEMORY CATHEDRAL [THE]: A SECRET HISTORY OF LEONARDO DA VINCI, Dann, Jack
55 MEMORY CATHEDRAL [THE]: A SECRET HISTORY OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
Dann, Jack
Bantam Books, 1995, 0553096370 / 9780553096378

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Jacobus, Tim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: Winner of the 1996 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

003994

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ILL-MADE MUTE [THE], Dart-Thornton, Cecilia
56 ILL-MADE MUTE [THE]
Dart-Thornton, Cecilia
Macmillan, 2001, 0333907531 / 9780333907535

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gregory, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Warner Books in May, 2001.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Debut novel and Book 1 in the The Bitterbynde series. Subdued fantasy elements but richly crafted story that slowly unfolds with the telling. This series will become richer with each book added to the mix. "Dart-Thornton's world takes many traditional elements of epic fantasy and manages to stir them into something charming and new". - Charlene Brusso. "Featuring a courageous and unusual heroine, this series opener belongs in most fantasy collections." - Library Journal. "With deep roots in folklore and myth, tirelessly inventive, fascinating, affecting and profoundly satisfying. A stunning, dazzling debut". - Kirkus Reviews, March 2001. Click to view the UK edition featuring the fine front and back jacket panel illustrations by Paul Gregory.

002059

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PEREGRINE: PRIMUS, Davidson, Avram
57 PEREGRINE: PRIMUS
Davidson, Avram
Walker and Company, 1971, 0802755461 / 9780802755469

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fong Hor, Lena
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine copy in fine jacket. Clean, square copy without price-clipping, very well preserved. Unusual to find copies this age without the ubiquitous previous owner's marks. "Sterling, classical fantasy in a classical mode." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature *4A-80.

003904

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LITTLE (GRRL) LOST, De Lint, Charles
58 LITTLE (GRRL) LOST
De Lint, Charles
Viking Press, 2007, 0670061441 / 9780670061440

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

004335

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WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED), De Lint, Charles
59 WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED)
De Lint, Charles
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596062290 / 9781596062290

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. De Lint, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. A signed, limited edition by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Un-numbered edition signed by De Lint on the special signature page. Subtitled "Collected Early Stories Volume 3: High Fantasy Stories", it collects 17 of the author's early stories originally published in magazines from the 1970s through the 1990s. Introduction by De Lint. Out of print on publication. Subterranean published 52 lettered copies and an unknown number of trade copies signed by the author. Fine, unread copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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004623

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BUSINESSMAN: A TALE OF TERROR, Disch, Thomas M.
60 BUSINESSMAN: A TALE OF TERROR
Disch, Thomas M.
Harper & Row, 1984, 0060152923 / 9780060152925

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Fehr, Terence
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Minor age-related dust soiling to top edge of textblock, else near fine copy in fine unclipped jacket. "[B]izzare, grotesque, hilarious novel..." - Barron (ed) Horror Literature, 4-98. "A quirky, wicked little masterpiece." Barron (ed) Fantasy Literature 4A-88. "The Businessman is The Exorcist in a playful mood."

000564

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