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A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY, Vinge, Vernor
41 A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY
Vinge, Vernor
Tor, 1999, 0312856830 / 9780312856830

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the $27.95 price intact. The excellent sequel (but prequel to the events in) the 1993 Hugo Co-winner and 1992 Nebula Nominated novel A Fire Upon the Deep. The second book in Vinge's Zones of Thought series. Both books are the best alien-contact novels since Ursula Le Guin's Left Hand of Darkness or Larry Niven's The Mote in God's Eye. Award History: 1999 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler); 2000 Prometheus Award Winner for Best Libertarian SF Novel; 1999 HOMer Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Veiled Web by Asaro); 2000 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Cryptonomicon by Stephenson); 2000 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Indigo by Graham Joyce); 2000 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner; 2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Distraction by Sterling). Magnificent jacket art by Bob Eggleton.

004476

Price: 35.00 USD
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DARK OTHER [THE], Weinbaum, Stanley G.
42 DARK OTHER [THE]
Weinbaum, Stanley G.
Fantasy Publishing Company, 1950, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, Good. Book. Arfstrom, Jon
First edition, first printing. Soft cover bound in pale green wrappers with black lettering. Bound with jacket illustrated by Jon Arfstrom stated on front jacket flap. No printing statement on copyright page. Binding priority is the "C" state per Currey, pg. 510. The book shows some age-darkening along the edges, normal for a book this age, but otherwise is clean, square without stains or previous owner's marks. The jacket is intact except for two large tear-outs: the first is at top head of the spine panel and measures 4 cm across and 2 cm down. The second tear-out is across the bottom edge of the front panel - it measures 9 cm in length by 1.5 cm at it's deepest. The jacket is extremely fragile and has several closed tears, the longest at the crease between the front flap fold and front jacket panel. To see the full extent of the jacket's condition, we've scanned the jacket in sections. First is the front jacket panel, then the front panel, spine and front flap, then the last scan is the the rear panel and back flap.

004277

Price: 35.00 USD
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PASSAGE: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Willis, Connie
43 PASSAGE: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Willis, Connie
Bantam, 2001, 0553111248 / 9780553111248

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Becker, Royce M.
Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). Trade paperback, first printing. No jacket as issued. Signed by Connie Willis on the title page. Bantam promotional letter also enclosed. (Rare to find the promotional letters still with the ARCs.) Tips lightly worn with some faint scuffing to page block edges, else fine copy without jacket as issued. A clean, square copy without tears. Full color page of the book's pending jacket illustration by Royce Becker precedes the half-title page. Joanna Lander, a scientist researching patients' Near Death Experiences (NDF), collaborates with another scientist who has perfected a psychoactive drug that can send a person into NDF and pull them back. But Lander's repeated trips to NDF brings something back with her, and opens a door unknown to anyone. A gripping time-travel novel by the award-winning author of the time-travel novels The Doomsday Book, To Say Nothing of the Dog and Lincoln's Dreams. "[M]asterfully blends tragedy, humor, and fear in an unforgettable meditation on humanity and death." - Therese Littleton, Amazon (May, 2001). "The book's multiplying internal and external mazes provide an emblem of human complexity, foolishness, and deeper terrors, some reaching from beyond death." - Locus, May 2001. Award History: 2002 Locus Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 2002 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to American Gods by Gaiman); 2002 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to dual winners Terraforming Earth by Jack Williamson and The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson); 2002 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Bold as Love by Gwyneth Jones); San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Best of 2001 List for Best Novel; 2001 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Quantum Rose by Asaro).
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004254

Price: 75.00 USD
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THIRTEENTH CHILD [THE], Wrede, Patricia C.
44 THIRTEENTH CHILD [THE]
Wrede, Patricia C.
Scholastic Press, 2009, 054503342X / 9780545033428

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

004285

Price: 15.00 USD
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GOLDEN AGE: A ROMANCE OF THE FAR FUTURE [THE], Wright, John C.
45 GOLDEN AGE: A ROMANCE OF THE FAR FUTURE [THE]
Wright, John C.
Tor, 2002, 0312848706 / 9780312848705

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eshkar, Shelley
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Clean first printings of this outstanding novel without remainder marks or other defects are increasingly scarce. The first novel in Wright's critically acclaimed trilogy, followed by The Phoenix Exultant and The Golden Transcendence. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Shelley Eshkar. Award History: 2003 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to A Scattering of Jades by Irvine).

003418

Price: 30.00 USD
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