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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
41 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in the creme (white) jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a silk placeholder ribbon not in the US edition and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black, this is the creme-colored jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings will be published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. Time and handling will make the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003185

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
42 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in black jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a white silk placeholder ribbon, black page edging and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap not in the US edition. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme (white) and the other black, this is the black jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003209

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Clarke, Susanna
43 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Presentation copy signed by Clarke and dated in the European fashion as "23rd Sept 04" on the title page, the same month as publication, making this copy unique. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket (now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
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002758

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Clarke, Susanna
44 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, the US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Clarke on the title page. This copy is the coveted creme jacket variant. The creme jacket shows some light scuff marks, a defect for which these unlaminated creme jackets are particularly prone. (Now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Also, there's an unfortunate tape ghost, very faint but visible, on the outside of the jacket's spine panel near the heel approx. 4.5 cm x 1.0 cm in size. Very light bumping at head and heel of jacket spine panel and upper tips, but without associated crinkling. Aside from these defects a fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. All First Edition points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" stated with full number line present. Red endpapers with $27.95 price intact. (True first printings have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets were laminated by the publisher, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is well past its 8th printing and appears with red jackets. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
003876

Price: 99.00 USD
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FAR KINGDOMS [THE] (SIGNED), Cole, Allan and Chris Bunch
45 FAR KINGDOMS [THE] (SIGNED)
Cole, Allan and Chris Bunch
Ballantine Books, 1993, 034538055X / 9780345380555

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gnemo
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (This is the only US edition to precede the UK editions.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Enclosed bookplate laid-in (not attached) and inscribed "Best Wishes" by co-author Allan Cole. First book in the Anteros trilogy. The Far Kingdom's edition is the only book in the series to be a true US first. The sequels, The Warrior's Tale (1994) and Kingdoms of the Night (1995), were both published simultaneously as US and UK editions. Click to view the wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket art by Gnemo. Award History: 1993 Chelsey Award Winner for Best Cover Art by Gnemo.
Signed by Author(s)
000139

Price: 40.00 USD
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CARL'S AFTERNOON IN THE PARK (SIGNED), Day, Alexandra
46 CARL'S AFTERNOON IN THE PARK (SIGNED)
Day, Alexandra
Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1991, 0374311099 / 9780374311094

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Day, Alexandra
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated first edition on copyright page. Color illustrated boards without dustjacket as issued. Signed by Alexandra Day on the front free endpaper with the author's unique dog's paw page stamp. Illustrated in full color by the author. Minor bumping at top and bottom edges of spine with some faint rubbing at tips, else fine copy without any previous owner's marks or inscriptions. (Difficult to find children's books without inscriptions.)
Signed by Author(s)
003518

Price: 45.00 USD
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BONES OF ZORA [THE], De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
47 BONES OF ZORA [THE]
De Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine De Camp
Phantasia Press, 1983, 0932096271 / 9780932096272

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Poyser, Victoria
Hardcover first edition and first trade edition. (Preceded by the signed and numbered Phantasia limited edition.) One of 2,000 trade copies. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Except for small amount of crinkling at top and bottom corners of the dustjacket, this copy is straight, unmarked and very fine (unread) condition in very fine dustjacket. Difficult to find Phantasia titles in very fine condition. The sixth book in De Camp's campy but very fun Krishna series. The series is both SF and Fantasy (starfarers marooned on a medieval world are exploited technically and sexually by the savvy natives), and de Camp took time in this series to poke fun at the SF/Fantasy stereotypes. We'll miss him. Phantasia Press was the premier specialty publisher for SF and Fantasy titles in the 1980's, and these finely crafted editions are very collectible, and theirs titles included Asimov's Robots of Dawn, Brin's Startide Rising, Ellison's Medea, and Gibson's Neuromancer. Excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Victoria Poyser.

001386

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WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED), De Lint, Charles
48 WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED)
De Lint, Charles
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596062290 / 9781596062290

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. De Lint, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. A signed, limited edition by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Un-numbered edition signed by De Lint on the special signature page. Subtitled "Collected Early Stories Volume 3: High Fantasy Stories", it collects 17 of the author's early stories originally published in magazines from the 1970s through the 1990s. Introduction by De Lint. Out of print on publication. Subterranean published 52 lettered copies and an unknown number of trade copies signed by the author. Fine, unread copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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004623

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FOR THE WIN (SIGNED), Doctorow, Cory
49 FOR THE WIN (SIGNED)
Doctorow, Cory
Tor, 2010, 0765322161 / 9780765322166

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Doctorow on the title page. Jacket has minor wear at head and heel of spine panel with same faint ripples in front jacket panel. Else, copy is clean, square and bright with price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
Signed by Author(s)
004603

Price: 25.00 USD
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FORTRESS OF GLASS [THE] (SIGNED), Drake, David
50 FORTRESS OF GLASS [THE] (SIGNED)
Drake, David
Tor, 2006, 076531259X / 9780765312594

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Donato
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by Drake on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block lightly toned due to age, else very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Donato.
Signed by Author(s)
004096

Price: 20.00 USD
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QUEEN OF DEMONS (SIGNED), Drake, David
51 QUEEN OF DEMONS (SIGNED)
Drake, David
Tor, 1998, 031286468X / 9780312864682

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Donato
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Drake on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Also enclosed is a full color bookmark promoting Lord of the Isles also signed by Drake. Second novel in the series, and the sequel to Lord of the Isles. Click to view the full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Donato.
Signed by Author(s)
001856

Price: 30.00 USD
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UNTITLED (POSTCARD) (SIGNED), Eggleton, Bob
52 UNTITLED (POSTCARD) (SIGNED)
Eggleton, Bob


First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Full color postcard (6" x 8.5" in size) featuring an untitled illustration by Bob Eggleton. Signed by Eggleton. Promotional card for galleries, news and events at Bob Eggleton's website.
Signed by Author(s)
003315

Price: 20.00 USD
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EDGEWORKS 3: THE HARLAN ELLISON HORNBOOK AND HARLAN ELLISON'S MOVIE (SIGNED), Ellison, Harlan
53 EDGEWORKS 3: THE HARLAN ELLISON HORNBOOK AND HARLAN ELLISON'S MOVIE (SIGNED)
Ellison, Harlan
White Wolf Publishing, 1997, 1565049624 / 9781565049628

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Bauman, Jill
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Signed by Ellison on the title page in bright blue ink. Very faint bump with associated jacket crinkling at bottom corner of rear panel, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. First omnibus edition collecting The Harlan Ellison Hornbook and Harlan Ellison's Movie. This is Volume 3 of what was a projected series of 20 volumes titled "The Collected Ellison." A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.
Signed by Author(s)
000714

Price: 150.00 USD
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WEB OF THE CITY (SIGNED), Ellison, Harlan
54 WEB OF THE CITY (SIGNED)
Ellison, Harlan
Pyramid Books, 1975, 0515040614 / 9780515040616

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Paperback, reprint and First Thus Edition. Very fine (unread) mass market paperback. Unread, pristine copy with publisher's blue stain on page block edges. Presentation copy signed by Ellison on the title page and inscribed "Worldcon '06" at the World Science Fiction Convention in Anaheim, California. This New Pyramid edition re-published from the original out-of-print 1958 edition by Ace as Memos From Purgatory, but this edition restored the original title and is Volume 10 in the Pyramid uniform series which was re-publishing Ellison's out-of-print fiction. Web of the City is Ellison's novel about life in a Brooklyn street gang, which he joined so he could learn about life in the slums.
Signed by Author(s)
003271

Price: 50.00 USD
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CITY UNDER THE MOUNTAIN (SIGNED), Ferrari, Mark J.
55 CITY UNDER THE MOUNTAIN (SIGNED)
Ferrari, Mark J.
Ferrari, Mark J., 1999, 

First Edition, Unbound, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Original art by Mark J. Ferrari. Signed in silver-colored ink and number 48 of 250 signed/numbered photoprints.
Signed by Author(s)
001352

Price: 44.95 USD
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FOURTH BEAR: A NURSERY CRIME (SIGNED), Fforde, Jasper
56 FOURTH BEAR: A NURSERY CRIME (SIGNED)
Fforde, Jasper
Viking Press, 2006, 0670037729 / 9780670037728

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Gauld, Tom
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton.) Signed "Jasper" on the front free end-paper as is the author's preference. Faint bumping at head of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A "Signed Copy" sticker is fixed to the front jacket. (Jacket is un-laminated, so very prone to scuffs and marks, which are absent from this copy.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The second novel in the "Nursery Crimes" series featuring Jack Spratt.
Signed by Author(s)
004579

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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
57 SARAH CANARY (SIGNED)
Fowler, Karen Joy
Henry Holt, 1991, 0805017534 / 9780805017533

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Jaramillo, Raquel
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Fowler on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A straight, square copy and bright, intact dust jacket. An excellent copy. "[B]rilliantly conceived, beautifully written book." Anatomy 4, *4-173. "[M]ay be the finest First Contact novel yet written." Clute & Nicholls, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, pg. 443. Award History: 1992 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Doomsday Book by Willis); 1991 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 1 Dec. 1991; 1991 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee for Gender-bending SF (lost to co-winners A Woman of the Iron People by Arnason and White Queen by Gwyneth Jones); 1993 Arthur C. Clarke Honorable Mention.
Signed by Author(s)
000169

Price: 40.00 USD
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CHICKS 'N CHAINED MALES (SIGNED), Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
58 CHICKS 'N CHAINED MALES (SIGNED)
Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
Baen, 1999, 0739403508 / 9780739403501

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Elmore, Larry
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Published the same year in paperback.) Code 00951 on rear jacket panel. Baen Book Original statement on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by the editor Esther Friesner on the title page and contributor Harry Turtledove on the Contents page. The third volume in the popular Chicks In Chainmail original anthology series. Front jacket flap and two following pages show a vertical fold crease with some faint wrinkles at bottom edge of rear jacket panel with faint handling-related wear to page block edges, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. Contributing authors include: Harry Turtledove, Steven Piziks, Elizabeth Moon, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Marina Frants, Susan Shwartz, Rosemary Edghill, Susan Casper, Laura Frankos, Josepha Sherman, Brian D. Akers, Jan Stirling, Jody Lynn Nye, Kate Daniel, Kevin Andrew Murphy, K.D. Wentworth and Sarah Zettel.
Signed by Author(s)
003478

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CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL (SIGNED), Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
59 CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL (SIGNED)
Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
Baen, 1995, 0671876821 / 9780671876821

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Elmore, Larry
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Baen.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by the editor Esther Friesner on the title page and Harry Turtledove on the Contents page. Small section on front where laminate has separated from the jacket surface (1.5 cm x 1.5 cm square). Minute jacket crinkling at tips and spine panel. Aside from these defects a fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A Baen Book original. A clean, square copy without clipping. Original anthology revising the gender roles for men and women in the stereotyped male-dominated heroic fantasy novels. Now something of a cult favorite, this anthology features stories which are refreshingly funny or refreshingly twisted. Contributing authors include: Roger Zelazny; Elizabeth Moon; Susan Shwartz; Harry Turtledove; Holly Isle; Margaret Ball; David Vierling; Elizabeth Ann Scarborough; Jody Lynn Nye; eluki bes shahar; Mark Bourne; Janni Lee Simner; Laura Frankos; Esther Friesner; Nancy Springer; Lawrence Watt-Evans; Josepha Sherman; Jan Stirling; Elisabeth Waters and Alec George Effinger. Award History: 1996 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection by Dozois); 1996 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Last Rites & Resurrections by Andy Cox).
Signed by Author(s)
003469

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THIEF LORD [THE] (SIGNED), Funke, Cornelia
60 THIEF LORD [THE] (SIGNED)
Funke, Cornelia
Chicken House Scholastic Inc., 2002, 0439404371 / 9780439404372

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Birmingham, Christian
Hardcover first edition, sixth printing. First US edition and first hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK in trade paperback.) Signed by Funke on the title page. Minor bumping on top and bottom edges of spine panel, else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Funke's first novel to appear in English, and the basis for the not-so-good-but-likable film in 2006. Award History: 2003 Corine Award Winner.
Signed by Author(s)
004035

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