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STAINLESS STEEL RAT WANTS YOU [THE], Harrison, Harry
41 STAINLESS STEEL RAT WANTS YOU [THE]
Harrison, Harry
Nelson Doubleday, 1979, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Stone, D. K.
Book Club edition, hardcover first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK in 1978.) Issued by Science Fiction Book Club. First printing code J17 on page 181 and code 2123 on rear jacket flap. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Very light bumping at upper tips, else a very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy and difficult to find in fine condition without previous owner's marks. The seventh book in the Stainless Steel Rat series.

004423

Price: 15.00 USD
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DUNE: HOUSE HARKONNEN, Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
42 DUNE: HOUSE HARKONNEN
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
Bantam, 2000, 0553110721 / 9780553110722

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton as Prelude to Dune: House Harkonnen with the fine jacket illustration by Gerry Grace.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Second volume in the bestselling prequel series. Preceded by Dune: House Atreides.

003830

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DUNE: HOUSE HARKONNEN (SIGNED), Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
43 DUNE: HOUSE HARKONNEN (SIGNED)
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
Bantam, 2000, 0553110721 / 9780553110722

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton as Prelude to Dune: House Harkonnen with the fine jacket illustration by Gerry Grace.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed both by Herbert and Anderson on the title page. Second volume in the bestselling prequel series. Preceded by Dune: House Atreides.
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002695

Price: 60.00 USD
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EDGE OF VENGENCE: VOLUME TWO OF FLIGHT OVER FIRE, Jones, Jenny
44 EDGE OF VENGENCE: VOLUME TWO OF FLIGHT OVER FIRE
Jones, Jenny
Headline, 1991, 0747203547 / 9780747203544

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Crisp, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Minor wear at top and bottom edges with age-related browning of the textblock edges, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Volume Two in the Flight Over Fire fantasy series.

000328

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SEA BEGGARS:  BOOK ONE OF THE MARK OF RAN, Kearney, Paul
45 SEA BEGGARS: BOOK ONE OF THE MARK OF RAN
Kearney, Paul
Bantam Press, 2004, 0593047761 / 9780593047767

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Stone, Steve
Trade paperback, first printing and UK first edition. (A US edition was published later in 2005.) Fine (unread) copy without dustjacket as issued. Relatively unknown here, Kearney is a very talented Military-Fantasy author just becoming published in the US. Edgy adult fantasy with a 16th century flavor. A great read for military fantasy buffs comparable familiar with Joe Abercrombie and and Steven Erikson. Book One of a new series by the same author of the sharply written and critically well-received Monarchies of God series. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Steve Stone.

002795

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SECOND EMPIRE [THE]: MONARCHIES OF GOD BOOK FOUR, Kearney, Paul
46 SECOND EMPIRE [THE]: MONARCHIES OF GOD BOOK FOUR
Kearney, Paul
Gollancz, 2000, 0575065745 / 9780575065741

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Crisp, Steve
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. First Published in 2000 stated on copyright page. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Four in this critically acclaimed military-fantasy series. The Monarchies of God is a fine, densely written politco-religous series by an author not yet available in the U.S. Densely plotted alternate history where two rival "Western" churches wage politco-religous wars with each other and against an Oriental foe with swords and arquebuses. Magic exists but is being prosecuted and extinguished by church-sanctioned inquisitions. Battles and military themes are portrayed convincingly in C. S. Forrester style realism and brutality. Hard-edged military fantasy that is not for the squeamish.

001580

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BLACK RAVEN [THE] (SIGNED), Kerr, Katharine
47 BLACK RAVEN [THE] (SIGNED)
Kerr, Katharine
Bantam Books, 1999, 055337950X / 9780553379501

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Advance Reading Copy/Proof. 
Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) Uncorrected Proof, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in red wrappers without jacket as issued. Published November, 1999 stated on copyright with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Kerr on the title page. The second book in the Dragon Mage series. Uncorrected proofs are preliminary versions of publications meant for review by authors, editors, and proofreaders. They usually have a final edit for corrections before they are approved for pre-publication, sometimes as Advanced Reading Copies (ARCs), which are sent to editors and reviewers and can, but not always, have the final jacket art included. Proofs are fun to collect because you often see the final changes made by or for the author by their editor.
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004583

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FIRE DRAGON (SIGNED), Kerr, Katharine
48 FIRE DRAGON (SIGNED)
Kerr, Katharine
Voyager, 2000, 0002246457 / 9780002246453

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Taylor, Geoff
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US was published in January, 2001 by Bantam.) Signed by Kerr on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate bumping and jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Long out of print, the only copies usually available are ex-library, which this copy is not. Book Three of the Dragon Mage series, a thematic continuation of the Deverry cycle, and the eleventh volume in the larger series. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Geoff Taylor.
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001743

Price: 100.00 USD
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A COSMIC CORNUCOPIA, Kirby, Josh and David Langford
49 A COSMIC CORNUCOPIA
Kirby, Josh and David Langford
Paper Tiger, 1999, 1855857316 / 9781855857315

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Kirby, Josh
Trade paperback, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the US edition.) Very fine (unread) condition. Oversized (8.25" x 11.75") trade paperback features extensive, 112 page collection of Kirby's work, finished and un-finished, color and b&w, including the many fully displayed Discworld inspired works that never made it to the dustjacket in their entirety. (The full illustration for Men At Arms is especially clever.) Bibliography listing all Kirby's book jacket illustrations, listed chronologicaly, and includes the book title and author. Kirby died in 2001, and the UK edition for Thief of Time bears the last Kirby inspired illustration for the Discworld series.

001522

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GOD'S NOSE: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 21 (SIGNED), Knight, Damon
50 GOD'S NOSE: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 21 (SIGNED)
Knight, Damon
Pulphouse Publishing, 1991, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barr, George
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first limited edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket in uncoated, multi-color paper dustjacket. (Few of this series had mult-tone jacket designs.) Signed by Knight on the title page. Collects six stories plus author's Introduction. Issue No. 21 in the Pulphouse Author's Choice Monthly series. Nicely crafted limited edition, one of 300 signed and unnumbered copies by this specialty publisher.
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001697

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HARROWING OF GWYNEDD [THE], Kurtz, Katherine
51 HARROWING OF GWYNEDD [THE]
Kurtz, Katherine
Ballantine Del Rey, 1989, 0345332598 / 9780345332592

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Herring, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint age-related wear on top edge of page block, else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Volume 1 in of The Heirs of Saint Camber, thematic series in the Chronicles of The Deryni cycle.

003684

Price: 10.00 USD
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MANY WATERS, L'Engle, Madeleine
52 MANY WATERS
L'Engle, Madeleine
Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1986, 0374347964 / 9780374347963

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Mikolaycak, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. "First Edition, 1986" stated on copyright page. Not a book club, reminder or ex-library. Minor age-related wear to page block edges (normal handling for a book this age). Jacket and boards lightly bumped at upper tips and bottom of spine panel, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Jacket is complete with $12.95 price intact. A rare first printing that is neither price-clipped nor an ex-library copy. A straight, square copy. Full color, wrap-around cover art by Mikolaycak. Includes the "L'Engle Family Tree" of characters in the "Wrinkle in Time" series (uncredited) on the endpapers.

004574

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AERIE, Lackey, Mercedes
53 AERIE
Lackey, Mercedes
Daw, 2006, 075640391X / 9780756403911

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Lee, Jody A.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Four of the Dragon Jousters series. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket painting by Jody A. Lee.

003677

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WAR MACHINES OF KALINTH [THE]: THE 2ND SAGA OF DIRSHAN, THE GOD-KILLER, Lancour, Gene
54 WAR MACHINES OF KALINTH [THE]: THE 2ND SAGA OF DIRSHAN, THE GOD-KILLER
Lancour, Gene
Doubleday & Company, 1977, 0385126603 / 9780385126601

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Marcesi, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. State first edition. Some light foxing to the page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping and jacket intact. Fine condition for a book this age. The second book in the Dirsham the Godkiller series, preceded by The Lerios Mecca (1973).

004056

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BATTLESTAR GALATICA, Larson, Glen A. And Robert Thurston
55 BATTLESTAR GALATICA
Larson, Glen A. And Robert Thurston
Berkley Books, 1978, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Book Club, first hardcover edition and first printing. A fine copy in near fine jacket. Not remainder or ex-library copy. Issued by Science Fiction Book Club, this novel is based upon the original TV series. First printing code I47 on page 214 and code #1953 on rear jacket panel. (Published in December 1978, three months after the paperback edition by Berkely.) Light foxing at top edge of page block. Jacket lightly rubbed in spot at top corner of spine hinge and scattered small spots on rear jacket panel. A single small closed, but jagged tear at heel of spine panel. Blue boards with brown lettering. A clean, square copy without clipping.

003905

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LENS OF THE WORLD (SIGNED), MacAvoy, R.A.
56 LENS OF THE WORLD (SIGNED)
MacAvoy, R.A.
William Morrow & Co, 1990, 0688094848 / 9780688094843

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Hardcover first edition, first printing. State First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed and inscribed "To Larry/Bertie MacAvoy" on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket wrapped in protective brodart cover. Volume 1 in the Nazhuret of Sordaling series.
Signed by Author(s)
004590

Price: 25.00 USD
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COSMONAUT KEEP, Macleod, Ken
57 COSMONAUT KEEP
Macleod, Ken
Orbit, 2000, 1857239865 / 9781857239867

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gibbons, Lee
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The US edition was published in 2001.) Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Best Novel Nominee for the 2002 Hugo Award. (Lost to American Gods by Gaiman.) First Contact novel, and first in the Engines of Light, a new series that is both near-future political intrigue and space opera. Macleod, the Scottish equivalent of Bruce Sterling, is the author of the The Star Fraction (a 1996 runner-up for the Arthur C. Clarke Award), and like Sterling focuses his writing in the realm of political SF. He was nomiated for the 1998 British Science Fiction Award (BSFA) for The Cassini Division, and won it in 1999 for The Sky Road. "MacLeod's original and subversive way of imagining his futures easily overshadows the formulaic elements of his narrative." - Locus, May 2001. "Cosmonaut Keep opens MacLeod's new SF sequence Engines of Light. It is highly entertaining and intelligent, promising more good things to come." - David Langford. "[T]he greatest living Trotskyist libertarian cyberpunk science-fiction writer." - Salon website. Both panels for the excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Lee Gibbons are pictured here. Award History: 2002 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel; 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler.)

001778

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ENGINE CITY, Macleod, Ken
58 ENGINE CITY
Macleod, Ken
Orbit, 2002, 1841491489 / 9781841491486

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gibbons, Lee
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published January 2003 by Tor.) Book Three and the concluding volume in the Engines of Light space opera series. Full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Lee Gibbons.

002308

Price: 35.00 USD
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A PLIOCENE COMPANION: A GUIDE TO THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE, May, Julian
59 A PLIOCENE COMPANION: A GUIDE TO THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE
May, Julian
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984, 0395365163 / 9780395365168

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Fabian, Stephen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Jacket shows a single closed tear at the head of the spine panel with associated jacket creasing and crinkling (1.0 cm in size). Other than this defect a clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A reader's guide to the people, places and events described in the Saga of the Pliocene Exile series.

003373

Price: 34.95 USD
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ORION ARM: THE RAMPART WORLDS BOOK 2, May, Julian
60 ORION ARM: THE RAMPART WORLDS BOOK 2
May, Julian
HarperCollins Voyager, 1999, 0002246244 / 9780002246248

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bradbury, Stephen
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Ballantine/Del Rey US edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The second volume in the Rampart Worlds series. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping in bright jacket.

001530

Price: 40.00 USD
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