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DARKMANS, Barker, Nicola
41 DARKMANS
Barker, Nicola
Fourth Estate, 2007, 0007193629 / 9780007193622

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. "First Published in Great Britain in 2007" stated on copyright page with "1" present. Critically acclaimed, shortlisted for the 2007 Booker Prize, a phantasmagorical fantasy little known this side of the Atlantic. Page block edges show minimal handling related wear, otherwise a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket with original UK price intact. A clean, square copy. Jacket is intact without tears or stains. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. "[A] torrent of inventive prose and an irresistible synthesis of wickedly humorous and unsettlingly supernatural elements more than compensate for the loose itinerary." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 2007 Booker Prize Shortlist (lost to The Gathering by Anne Enright of Ireland).

004601

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CANDLE, Barnes, John
42 CANDLE
Barnes, John
Tor, 2000, 031289077X / 9780312890773

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Stephen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Jacket moderately bumped at tips and more severely at head of spine panel, else fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Telling by Ursula Le Guin); 2001 Prometheus Award Nominee (lost to Forge of the Elders by L. Neil Smith). Full color, wrap-around jacket by Stephen Youll.

003613

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FINITY, Barnes, John
43 FINITY
Barnes, John
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068906 / 9780575068902

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the Tor edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Virtual-reality mystery wrapped inside an alternate history story where American democracy survives in small expatriate groups in a world dominated by 12 "Reichs" which are the legacy of the Axis victory in WWII. "[A] genuine adventure of ideas." - Locus, February 1999, pg. 19. Excellent cover painting in the classic SF style by John Harris.

001493

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KALEIDOSCOPE CENTURY, Barnes, John
44 KALEIDOSCOPE CENTURY
Barnes, John
Tor, 1995, 0312855613 / 9780312855611

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy is one of the rare, surviving first printings of the first edition. (Both "First edition: May 1995" and the number sequence "0987654321" appear on the copyright page.) The first edition was recalled by Tor because of an "unacceptably large numbers of errors in the text." The defective copies were exchanged for copies of the second printing (really the 2nd edition) which corrected all the errors. SF novel set in a dark, harrowing 21st century. "Barnes has constructed a brutal vision of a history that might have been .... (his last line is absolutely chilling)." - Locus, June 1995 pg. 57. Barnes is the author of Orbital Resonance (1991 Nebula Nominee), A Million Open Doors (1992 Nebula Nominee), Mother of Storms (1994 Hugo and 1995 Nebula Nominee), and co-author of Encounter with Tiber (with Buzz Aldrin). His work is provocative, gritty, hard-SF, and touching distance away from finally winning the awards he richly deserves. He only gets better.

000724

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MOTHER OF STORMS, Barnes, John
45 MOTHER OF STORMS
Barnes, John
Tor, 1994, 0312855605 / 9780312855604

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Out-of-print on publication. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Near-future disaster novel, it's Twister" on a planetary scale. This novel, along with Bruce Sterling's Heavy Weather, was the precursor to the disaster theme of the '90's, i.e. Mother Nature strikes back. Strong character driven novel with adult themes and relationships. "Barnes allows the better aspects of human character, our humanity, to overcome both the overwhelming blandness of our consumer culture, simultaneous with the revelation that the same consumer culture is nothing but a house of cards against the fury of Mother Nature". Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works, pg. 207. This is Barnes' third novel to be nominated for the Nebula award. Award History: 1995 Hugo Nominee; (lost to Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold); 1995 Nebula Nominee (lost to The Terminal Experiment by Robert J. Sawyer).

000086

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LIVING REAL, Bassett, James C.
46 LIVING REAL
Bassett, James C.
HarperPrism, 1997, 0061057290 / 9780061057298

First Edition, Original Wraps, Fine, No Jacket. Advance Reading Copy/Proof. 
First printing, trade paperpack. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Advance Reading Copy (uncorrected proof) which in the publishing industry precedes the publication of the first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in pink wraps. A first novel. Introduction letter signed by Bassett laid in.

000693

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EXULTANT: DESTINY'S CHILDREN BOOK TWO, Baxter, Stephen
47 EXULTANT: DESTINY'S CHILDREN BOOK TWO
Baxter, Stephen
Gollancz, 2004, 0575074280 / 9780575074286

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US was published in December, 2004.) Faint jacket crinkling at bottom edge of spine panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. In 25,000 years, mankind will be involved in a death struggle against the alien Xeelee for control of the galaxy. To win, mankind initiates a selective breeding program to build the ulitmate soldiers for the final victory in battles to be waged at the galaxy's core. The second book in the Destiny's Children series, preceded by Coalescent. Award History: Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Science Fiction Novels.

003289

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MAMMOTH BOOK III: ICEBONES, Baxter, Stephen
48 MAMMOTH BOOK III: ICEBONES
Baxter, Stephen
Gollancz, 2001, 0575072105 / 9780575072107

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barrett, Peter
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. transported to Mars as embryos as part of an effort to revive the species, the mammoths were left behind when the failed human colony returns to Earth. With mankind gone, only Icebones, the daughter of Silverhair, has the knowledge to teach her fellow Mammoths how to survive and flourish. Jacket illustration by Peter Barrett.

001905

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MOONSEED, Baxter, Stephen
49 MOONSEED
Baxter, Stephen
Voyager, 1998, 0002254263 / 9780002254267

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the US edition published by Harper Collins.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy. A virus-like dust contained in rocks brought back from the Moon threatens the plant life of Earth. Very cool dustjacket illustration by Chris Moore.

001169

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ORIGIN: MANIFOLD 3, Baxter, Stephen
50 ORIGIN: MANIFOLD 3
Baxter, Stephen
Voyager, 2001, 000225770X / 9780002257701

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published in February 2002 by Ballantine as Manifold: Origin.) The final volume in the Manifold trilogy. "[A] complex and ambitious novel that never forgoes its human scale, and contains some of Baxter's most viscerally powerful writing to date." - Locus, September 2001. "Highly superior SF, guaranteed to jolt one's sense of wonder." - David Langford.

002045

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SPACE: MANIFOLD 2, Baxter, Stephen
51 SPACE: MANIFOLD 2
Baxter, Stephen
Voyager, 2000, 0002257718 / 9780002257718

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published in January, 2001.) The second volume in Baxter's Manifold series, preceded by Time: Manifold 1. "[S]triking for its combination of Clarkean wonder with eschatological bleakness." - Locus, February, 2001.

001656

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TITAN, Baxter, Stephen
52 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
53 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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HALO: CRYPTUM (SIGNED), Bear, Greg
54 HALO: CRYPTUM (SIGNED)
Bear, Greg
Tor, 2010, 0765323966 / 9780765323965

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sparth
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Bear on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy in pristine condition.
Signed by Author(s)
004837

Price: 25.00 USD
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MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE), Bear, Greg
55 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
56 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

Price: 35.00 USD
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GOLDEN TROUBADOUR [THE], Bell, Gordon B.
57 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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BEYOND INFINITY, Benford, Gregory
58 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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BEYOND INFINITY (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION), Benford, Gregory
59 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
60 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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