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COUNT GIGER'S BLUES, Bishop, Michael
41 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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JIMMY TOPPER AND THE VIRTUOUS ALIEN, Blanton, Carl
42 JIMMY TOPPER AND THE VIRTUOUS ALIEN
Blanton, Carl
A Blanton Book, 2005, 1932738150 / 9781932738155

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Paperback, first printing. Very fine (unread) condition. A boy enlists the help of an alien to get his injured parents to the alien's spaceship for medical treatment after a car-crash and evade the authorities also looking for the alien's spaceship. A self-published novel.

002930

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PAPER GRAIL [THE], Blaylock, James P.
43 PAPER GRAIL [THE]
Blaylock, James P.
Ace Books, 1991, 0441651267 / 9780441651269

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Yi, Kang
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint traces of age wear with tonning to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Excellent condition for a book this age. Award History: 1992 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Boy's Life by McCammon); 1993 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Briar Rose by Jane Yolen).

004019

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STAR TREK: PROBE, Bonanno, Margaret Wander
44 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], Bova, Ben
45 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

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POLLINATORS OF EDEN [THE], Boyd, John (pseud. for Boyd B. Upchurch)
46 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
47 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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FOUNDATION'S TRIUMPH (SIGNED), Brin, David
48 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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HEAVEN'S REACH (SIGNED), Brin, David
49 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.
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003739

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INFINITY'S SHORE (SIGNED), Brin, David
50 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.
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003740

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KILN PEOPLE (SIGNED), Brin, David
51 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).
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003815

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THE H.O.G. SYNDROME, Brite, Poppy Z.
52 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
53 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

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PARADOX LOST AND TWELVE OTHER GREAT SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, Brown, Fredric and Elizabeth C. Brown
54 PARADOX LOST AND TWELVE OTHER GREAT SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
Brown, Fredric and Elizabeth C. Brown
Random House, 1973, 0394484487 / 9780394484488

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition without the letter "A" on the copyright page. (During this period Random House dropped the "A" to indicate a first printing from the letter sequence. A second printing would drop the "B" letter and so on.) Not a book club, remainder for ex-library copy. Moderate foxing on top and side edge of page block. Bottom edge of jacket shows some light wear. Aside from these defects a straight, square copy. The jacket is clean without tears with the $5.95 price intact. Rare to find a copy intact without previous owner's marks. Posthumous collection of 12 of Brown's stories previously published between 1942 and 1963 in Astounding, Playboy and other magazines. Introduction by Elizabeth C. Brown.

004355

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WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK, Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
55 WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION BUCCONEER 1998 SOUVENIR BOOK
Bucconeer Worldcon 1998
Baltimore Worldcon 1998, 1998, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Whelan, Michael
Fine (unread) copy in fine pictorial cover. Full color with b&w drawings. Souvenir book presented at the 54th Annual Science Fiction Convention held at Baltimore, Maryland from August 5 to 9, 1998. Over 100 pages of original short stories, articles and essays by the Guests of Honor including: C. J. Cherryh, Milton A. Rothman, Stanley Schimdt, Michael Whelan, J. Michael Straczynski and Charles Sheffield. Original full color, wrap-around cover art by Michael Whelan.

001077

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DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY (SIGNED), Bujold, Lois McMaster
56 DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY (SIGNED)
Bujold, Lois McMaster
Baen, 2002, 0743435338 / 9780743435338

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Fine. Remainder. Hickman, Stephen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Bujold on the title page. Unfortunate remainder stripe on top edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A Vorkosigan novel. Award History: 2003 Locus Award Nominee (lost to The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson); 2004 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon); Amazon's Best of 2002 Editors' Picks: Science Fiction & Fantasy. Publisher's Weekly The Year in Books: SF/ Fantasy/ Horror Top Ten List.
Signed by Author(s)
002526

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL, Cadigan, Pat
57 DERVISH IS DIGITAL
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.

001746

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED), Cadigan, Pat
58 DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED)
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Signed by Cadigan on the title page. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.
Signed by Author(s)
001747

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MAGIC STREET, Card, Orson Scott
59 MAGIC STREET
Card, Orson Scott
Ballantine Del Rey, 2005, 0345416899 / 9780345416896

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Stevenson, David
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very small and faint spot at top corner of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

003430

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SHADOW PUPPETS, Card, Orson Scott
60 SHADOW PUPPETS
Card, Orson Scott
Tor, 2002, 0765300176 / 9780765300171

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rebenschied, Shane
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. (It's very difficult to find first edition copies today without remainder mark flaws on them.) Award History: 2003 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson.)

003288

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