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LEGENDS II: NEW SHORT NOVELS BY THE MASTERS OF MODERN FANTASY (SIGNED), Silverberg, Robert (ed) and Robert Silverberg, Robin Hobb, Anne McCaffrey and Tad Williams
41 LEGENDS II: NEW SHORT NOVELS BY THE MASTERS OF MODERN FANTASY (SIGNED)
Silverberg, Robert (ed) and Robert Silverberg, Robin Hobb, Anne McCaffrey and Tad Williams
Ballantine Del Rey, 2004, 0345456440 / 9780345456441

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed on the Contents page by Robert Silverberg (and inscribed "Worldcon 2006") and contributing authors Robin Hobb, Tad Williams and the late Anne McCaffrey. Contributing authors include: Terry Brooks; Diana Gabaldon; Neil Gaiman; George R. R. Martin; Anne McCaffrey; Tad Williams; Raymond E. Feist; Elizabeth Haydon; Robin Hobb; Orson Scott Card and Robert Silverberg.
Signed by Author(s)
003274

Price: 200.00 USD
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FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED), Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
42 FAR HORIZONS (SIGNED)
Silverberg, Robert (ed) with Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Greg Bear and Gregory Benford
Avon Eos, 1999, 0380976307 / 9780380976300

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halperin, Amy
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Faint diagonal jacket crease at top right corner of front jacket panel and tiny bump with associated crinkling to top edge of spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed on the Contents page by each of the following authors: Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Nancy Kress and Greg Bear. Signed on the half-title page by Gregory Benford. Subtitled "Eleven Masters of Science Fiction Return to Their Legendary Worlds." Original anthology, the finest of the year (per Locus Magazines 1999 Recommended Reading List), where some of Science Fiction's greatest writers contribute original stories to their most famous universes: Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman, Ursula Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Nancy Kress and Frederik Pohl. The SF companion volume to Silverberg's "Legends" original anthology by the masters of fantasy. Card, Le Guin and McCaffrey have the distinction (besides Silverberg), of contributing original stories to both the Legends and Far Horizons anthologies. [U]ndeniably the best original SF anthology of the year." - Locus, February, 2000. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Anthologies; Winner of the 2000 Locus Award for Best Collection; ("Orphans of the Helix" by Dan Simmons, collected in Far Horizons, won the Locus Award for Best Novella).
Signed by Author(s)
001913

Price: 150.00 USD
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ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED), Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams
43 ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED)
Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams
Altair Publishing, 1998, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Bleckly, Rob
First printing, trade paperback. Some minor creasing near spine, else fine (unread) copy. Presentation copy of SF magazine in trade paperback format. Limited edition copy signed by the senior editor Robert Stephenson and hand-numbered 735 of 1000 copies. Also signed by contributors Joe Haldeman and Sean Williams, the former on the Contents page and the latter with the inscription "To Sean/Sean Williams" at his article contribution "No Axis, No Boundary." First issue of a new SF/Fantasy semi-annual magazine subtitled: "Alternative airings of speculative fiction." All original fiction, articles and non-fiction. Contributing authors include: Joe Haldeman, Robert J. Sawyer, David Bischoff, Charles de Lint, Sean Williams and Simon Brown.
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002821

Price: 30.00 USD
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ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED), Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint and Sean Williams
44 ALTAIR: ALTERNATIVE AIRINGS OF SPECULATIVE FICTION (SIGNED)
Stephenson, Robert, et al., (eds) with Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint and Sean Williams
Altair Publishing, 1998, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Bleckly, Rob
First printing, trade paperback. Faint creasing near spine, faint rubbing mark at top right tip and faint tape residue (left by a removed price sticker), on lower corner of back panel, else near fine (unread) copy. SF magazine in trade paperback format. Limited edition signed by Robert Stephenson, the senior editor, and hand-numbered 769/1000. Also signed by contributors Joe Haldeman, Charles de Lint (and dated "'04") and Sean Williams (inscribed "To Sean/Sean Williams." First issue of a new SF/Fantasy semi-annual magazine subtitled: "Alternative airings of speculative fiction." All original fiction and non-fiction. Contributing authors include: Joe Haldeman, Robert J. Sawyer, David Bischoff, Charles de Lint, Sean Williams and Simon Brown.
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000893

Price: 30.00 USD
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METROPOLITAN (SIGNED), Williams, Walter Jon
45 METROPOLITAN (SIGNED)
Williams, Walter Jon
HarperPrism, 1995, 0061052124 / 9780061052125

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Heffernan, Phil
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Williams on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A world-city where technology is powered by geomancy. Metropolitan's sequel, City On Fire, was published by HarperPrism to excellent reviews in the NY Times Book Review - "[R]arest of entertainments, a sequel that improves on a successful predecessor." Gerald Jonas, NY Times Book Review, 23 Feb. 1997. The sequel, City On Fire was named a 1997 Notable Book by the NY Times Book Review, and nominated for the 1997 Nebula Award. Award History: 1995 Nebula Nominee Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Terminal Experiment [vt Hobson's Choice ] by Robert J. Sawyer).
Signed by Author(s)
002573

Price: 30.00 USD
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PASSAGE: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Willis, Connie
46 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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JULIAN COMSTOCK: A STORY OF 22ND-CENTURY AMERICA, Wison, Robert Charles
47 JULIAN COMSTOCK: A STORY OF 22ND-CENTURY AMERICA
Wison, Robert Charles
Tor, 2009, 0765319713 / 9780765319715

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Award History: 2010 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The City & The City by China Miéville and The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi); 2010 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi); 2010 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Boneshaker by Cherie Priest); 2010 Sunburst Award Nominee (lost to Indigo Springs by A. M. Dellamonica).

004415

Price: 15.00 USD
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CALDE OF THE LONG SUN (SIGNED), Wolfe, Gene
48 CALDE OF THE LONG SUN (SIGNED)
Wolfe, Gene
Tor, 1994, 0312855834 / 9780312855833

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Bober, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition by Hodder & Stoughton.) Signed by Wolfe on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Very faint scuffing to side textblock, with a small 1cm closed tear at bottom edge of back dustjacket panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine dustjacket. The third and scarcist volume in Wolfe's The Book of the Long Sun series, thematic sequel to Wolfe's enduring masterpiece, The Book of the New Sun. Difficult to find in fine condition without price-clipping or remainder marks. Award History: 1995 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Terminal Experiment by Robert J. Sawyer.)
Signed by Author(s)
002161

Price: 60.00 USD
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1983 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF [THE], Wollheim, Donald A. (ed) and Arthur Saha
49 1983 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF [THE]
Wollheim, Donald A. (ed) and Arthur Saha
Daw Books, 1983, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Powers, Richard
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback the same year by Daw Books.) First printing with code N34 on page 238 and Code #1251 on rear jacket panel. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Some jacket crinkling at tips with some chipping and crinkling at head and heel of spine panel, else fine copy in near fine jacket. Collects the best short fiction published the previous year in magazines. The authors include: James White, Connie Willis, Frederik Pohl, Gardner Dozois, Jack Dann, Timothy Zahn, Timothy Robert Sullivan, Tanith Lee, Joanna Russ, Bruce Sterling and Rudy Rucker. Edited with an Introduction by Wollheim.

004139

Price: 10.00 USD
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XANADU (SIGNED), Yolen, Jane (ed) with Esther Friesner, Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick
50 XANADU (SIGNED)
Yolen, Jane (ed) with Esther Friesner, Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick
Tor, 1993, 031285367X / 9780312853679

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Roberts, Tony
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First in an original anthology series to be edited by Jane Yolen. Signed by the editor Jane Yolen and inscribed "2015" on the title page. Also signed by contributing authors Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Steven Brust and Esther Friesner on the Contents page, and also by authors Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick at their respective story contributions. Contributing authors include: Ursula Le Guin, Tanith Lee, Nancy Kress, Eleanor Arnason, Esther Friesner, Robert Abel, Steven Brust, Pamela Dean, Gardner Dozois, Frances Hoekstra, Anna Kirwan-Vogel, Elise Matthesen, John Morressy, Leslea Newman, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Mike Resnick, Pat Schneider, Will Shetterly, William Stafford, Lisa Tuttle, Donna J. Waidtlow and Jane Yolen. For fans of Elenor Arnason, the Xanadu anthology includes the novella "The Hound of Merin" set in the hwarhath universe. (This novella follows the only novel in the series, Ring of Swords. All sequels have only appeared as short stories in magazine format.)
Signed by Author(s)
000364

Price: 50.00 USD
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QUEEN'S OWN FOOL: A NOVEL OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS (SIGNED), Yolen, Jane and Robert J. Harris
51 QUEEN'S OWN FOOL: A NOVEL OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS (SIGNED)
Yolen, Jane and Robert J. Harris
Philomel, 2000, 0399233806 / 9780399233807

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Von Buhler, Cynthia
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Signed by co-author Jane Yolen and dated "2015" on the title page. Historical fiction novel for Young Adults. Faint scuffing and handling-related wear along page block edges with page dents on the fore edge, also handling related, else near fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy. Historical fiction told from the perspective of 12 year old girl troubadour named Nicola, the court fool for Mary, Queen of Scots during the turbulent political and religious upheavals in 16th century France and Scotland.
Signed by Author(s)
003645

Price: 25.00 USD
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