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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
61 ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1998, 0575064285 / 9780575064287

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Morrow in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. The second book in McAuley's future history series, preceded by Child of the River (which made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List). Millions of years in the future, a group of the humanoid, but not quite human, population explore the artificial world called Confluence. "[E]ndless, variegated stream of images and episodes that McAuley produces from his magic hat." Locus - September 1998, pg. 70. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Science Fiction Novels.

002465

Price: 40.00 USD
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MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED), McAuley, Paul J.
62 MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED)
McAuley, Paul J.
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880099 / 9781902880099

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Hardy, David A.
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition. Limited edition numbered to 200 signed copies. Signed by McAuley and Introducer Michael Swanwick on the limitation page. Full color, wrap-around jacket by David A. Hardy. PS Publising is a specialty publisher of mostly original works, all novellas, commissioned by Peter Crowther. Each one also comes with an original introduction, written by a fellow author. They are true firsts, limited to 200 hardbacks and 300 paperbacks, and signed and numbered. SF novella, chronologically the first of a series dealing with the aftermath of McAuley's "Quiet War" story.
Signed by Author(s)
001577

Price: 60.00 USD
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CHRONICLES OF PERN [THE]: FIRST FALL, McCaffrey, Anne
63 CHRONICLES OF PERN [THE]: FIRST FALL
McCaffrey, Anne
Ballantine Books, 1993, 0345368983 / 9780345368980

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Excellent condition for a book this age and popular. The ninth novel in the Dragonriders of Pern series and the first Pern short story collection, and a prequel to events chronicled in Dragonflight.

004088

Price: 10.00 USD
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MORETA: DRAGONLADY OF PERN, McCaffrey, Anne
64 MORETA: DRAGONLADY OF PERN
McCaffrey, Anne
Ballantine Del Rey, 1983, 0345298748 / 9780345298744

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The UK edition by Severn preceded by one month.) Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket, without the usual heavy handling defects. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Unusual to find this title in fine condition. The fourth novel in the Dragonriders of Pern series. Very fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Anatomy 4, 4-289. Award History: 1984 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Startide Rising by Brin); 1984 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Startide Rising by Brin).

004108

Price: 15.00 USD
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SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD, McCAMMON, ROBERT
65 SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD
McCAMMON, ROBERT
River City Publishing, 2002, 1880216620 / 9781880216620

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Poor. Ex-Library. Dolinger, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy with the usual paste-downs, stickers and stamps. Pages are clean and intact. An excellent reading copy of a break-through book that's a fascinating read. The first Matthew Corbett novel in this highly entertaining mystery series set in early 18th century Colonial America.

004447

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TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
66 TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880137 / 9781902880136

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Hardy, David A.
Hardcover UK, and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition, one of 300 signed/numbered copies printed by this specialty publisher. Signed by McDonald and Introducer Robert Silverberg on the limitation page. Stand alone novella set in the Chaga series. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Short Story Award.
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001668

Price: 60.00 USD
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BREAKING DAWN (LIMITED EDITION), Meyer, Stephanie
67 BREAKING DAWN (LIMITED EDITION)
Meyer, Stephanie
Little, Brown & Company, 2011, 0316134082 / 9780316134088

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Collector's Edition: October 2001" with "1" present in complete number line. First Thus edition. This Collector's Edition was published in 2001 and includes a slipcase and a facsimile of Stephanie Meyer's signature in red ink on the full title page plus a silk placeholder ribbon. The "chess piece" image on the slipcase is duplicated on the front cover of the book. Very fine (unread) condition, published without jacket as issued in slipcase. Corners are sharp without bumps or dents. Page block is clean, bright and square. A wonderful copy of the fourth book in the Twilight Sage series, difficult to find in superior condition.
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004730

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BREAKING DAWN (SPECIAL EDITION), Meyer, Stephenie
68 BREAKING DAWN (SPECIAL EDITION)
Meyer, Stephenie
Little, Brown & Company, 2009, 031604461X / 9780316044615

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Young, Kim
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Special Edition" with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy. Slight scuffing to the silver "Special Edition" sticker on the front jacket, else fine jacket without tears with price intact. This special edition includes the lovely rendering titled "Edward & Bella" by artist Young Kim on the reverse side of the jacket. Also included is the audio CD (opened) of the Breaking Dawn Concert series performed in August, 2008.

004693

Price: 20.00 USD
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69 FIRES OF PARATIME [THE] (SIGNED)
Modesitt, L. E.
Timescape Books, 1982, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club edition, hardcover and true first edition. Original publication, first published as a book club. Code N19 on page 215 and number 1869 at bottom corner of rear jacket flap. Signed by Modesitt on the title page. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Jacket is moderately chipped and creased at bottom spine panel with one tiny (1cm) closed tear. Upper right corner of front jacket panel has a ghost mark caused by a price label that was later removed. Else fine copy in near fine jacket. This copy is clean, square without clipping or previous owner's marks. Modesitt's first book and the first novel in the Timedivers series. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Ron Walotsky.
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003446

Price: 24.95 USD
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CORUM: THE COMING OF CHAOS, Moorcock, Michael
70 CORUM: THE COMING OF CHAOS
Moorcock, Michael
White Wolf Publishing, 1997, 1565041828 / 9781565041820

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Miatz, Don
Hardcover first edition, first printing. "First hardcover edition February 2007" stated on copyright page. If this statement is not present, it is not a first printing. Omnibus edition with an Introduction by Moorcock, collecting The Knight of the Swords (1971), The Queen of the Swords (1971) and The King of the Swords (1971). Faint jacket wear at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A bright, square copy. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Volume 7 of the Eternal Champion series collecting all of Moorcock's work into fifteen volumes. Cover, endpaper and interior illustrations by Don Maitz.

004577

Price: 30.00 USD
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RINGWORLD'S CHILDREN, Niven, Larry
71 RINGWORLD'S CHILDREN
Niven, Larry
Tor, 2004, 0765301679 / 9780765301673

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Martiniere, Stephan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The fourth book in the Ringworld series. Very nice jacket art by Stephan Martiniere. Compare to the full color, wrap-around jacket illustration in the UK edition by Lee Gibbons.

004090

Price: 15.00 USD
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BARSOOM PROJECT [THE] (SIGNED), Niven, Larry and Steven Barnes
72 BARSOOM PROJECT [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Steven Barnes
Ace Science Fiction, 1989, 0441167128 / 9780441167128

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Burleson, Joe
First Printing, paperback. Very fiine (unread) condition. Presentation copy signed by Niven and inscribed "To Sean/Best Wishes,/Larry Niven." on the title page. (Signature scan available upon request.) Second novel in the Dream Park series with co-author Steven Barnes. Full color, wrap-around cover illustration by Joe Burleson.
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002605

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TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood, Novik, Naomi
73 TEMERAIRE: IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING (SIGNED) by Novik and Lockwood
Novik, Naomi
Science Fiction Book Club, 2006, 0739468715 / 9780739468715

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Book Club, hardcover edition and first printing. Stated First SFBC printing. Thin, closed tear (2 cm in length) at bottom corner of rear panel near spine, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square unread copy in bright jacket. Signed by Novik and inscribed "Berkeley, California" on the title page with the promotional bookmark advertising the bookstore event where it was signed. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of dragon. Omnibus, it collects the first three novels in the Temeraire series: Temeraire (2006), Throne of Jade (2006) and Black Powder War (2006), and is the first US hardcover appearance for these three titles. (Each was previously published in UK hardcover editions.) Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood.
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003937

Price: 100.00 USD
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BECOMING ALIEN, Ore, Rebecca
74 BECOMING ALIEN
Ore, Rebecca
Tor, 1988, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Beekman, Doug
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback as one of Ben Bova's Discoveries series. This BCE hardcover was published six months after the paperback.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Code #13632 at bottom corner of rear jacket. (First published by Tor in paperback, this Science Fiction Book Club edition is the first hardcover edition.) Rebecca Ore's first novel. A single small closed tear (1.0 cm in length) at top right corner of rear panel near spine, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket without clipping. Excellent condition for this title. Award History: 1988 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to War for the Oaks by Emma Bull); 1988 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to Four Hundred Billion Stars by Paul J. McAuley).

003719

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PYRAMIDS, Pratchett, Terry
75 PYRAMIDS
Pratchett, Terry
Roc, 1991, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Anderson, Doug
Book Club Edition, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Gollancz in 1989.) The 7th Discworld novel. All first US hardcover editions were published as book club editions until HarperCollins took over publishing with Small Gods, the 12th novel. All first printing points present: printing code #18037 on rear panel and black boards with gold lettering on spine and the NAL imprint on spine; "Jacket art by Doug Andersen" printed on rear flap, cover is also shows the artist's signature. The page block shows some moderate scuffing on the bottom edge, else a straight, square copy. Jacket has a triangular closed tear (4cm x 2cm) at bottom edge of rear jacket near the spine. Some very light chipping at tips, else jacket is clean and intact and without the usual clipping. Unusual to find these older Pratchett book club in collectible condition as they are usually "loved" to pieces by fans of the series.

004931

Price: 25.00 USD
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TITAN'S CURSE: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS BOOK 3, Riordan, Rick
76 TITAN'S CURSE: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS BOOK 3
Riordan, Rick
Miramax Books, 2007, 1423101456 / 9781423101451

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rocco, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. State First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. The third volume in Riordan's amazing successful and entertaining Percy Jackson series. Light bumping at head and heel of spine panel with associated jacket crinkling. Jacket also shows some shallow folds at top edge. Copy shows light handling from having been read, but read carefully. Still a straight, square copy without the usual dedications by previous owners.

004266

Price: 25.00 USD
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McATRIX DERIDED (aka Matrix Derided), Robertski Brothers (pseud. Adam Roberts)
77 McATRIX DERIDED (aka Matrix Derided)
Robertski Brothers (pseud. Adam Roberts)
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075686 / 9780575075689

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Carrel, Douglas
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Rich parody of the Matrix movies by Adam Roberts using the pseudonym the Robertski Brothers. (This book is often mis-titled as "The Matrix Derided" in sellers' listings.) Roberts is also the author of the bestselling parody The Soddit and the science fiction novels Salt, On, Polystom and Snow. In addition to the biting wit, included is a hilariously funny "catalog" listing additional titles from the "SF Masterpieces Cheaper Than Commissioning New Novels Reprint" series published by "Victor Gollums" including: "Dung" by Francis 'Dip' Sherbert; "Nerdomancer" by William 'Wild-Bill' Hiccough-Gibson and "The Second Mars Trilogy" by Stan Lee Kim-il-Sung Robinsonade, among other famous authors.

002618

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HAMMER OF THE SUN [THE], Rohan, Michael Scott
78 HAMMER OF THE SUN [THE]
Rohan, Michael Scott
William Morrow & Co, 1988, 0688073689 / 9780688073688

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gilbert, Yvonne
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Previously published in the UK by Macdonald. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Faint jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else a clean, square copy with original $19.95 price intact. Complete with black & white endpaper maps complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Unusually nice condition for a book this age. Volume 3 in the Winter of the World series. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Yvonne Ann Gilbert.

004624

Price: 20.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
79 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439136350 / 9780439136358

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is practically pristine. The books in the much beloved Harry Potter series often show the handling that comes from being "loved" too much by the reader. Except for almost invisible bumping at the top edge of the spine panel, this copy is almost "As New" condition, showing no handling-related marks or wear. Collector's note that all points are present (many sellers represent they have a 1st Printing without describing the points which indicate a true 1st printing). Full number sequence "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9/9 0/0 " with the notations "Printed in the U.S.A. 37" and "First American Edition, October 1999" each stated on copyright page. The $19.95 price is intact on the front jacket flap with the code 51995 above smaller barcode line on the rear jacket panel is also present. Dark green boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, purple cloth on spine and red endpapers. This copy shows no wear to the page block or jacket. Now iconic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre with 23 interior illustrations. Award History: 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

004350

Price: 200.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
80 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439136350 / 9780439136358

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The third Harry Potter novel. Very faint scratch on the lower right corner of front jacket panel with very light bumping (caused by shelving) on top and bottom edges of the spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the page bright and unmarked. Collector's note that all first printing points are present (some online sellers represent they have a first printing without describing the points which indicate a true first printing): Full number sequence "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" and " 9/9 0/0 1 2 3 4" on the same line with the notations "Printed in the U.S.A. 37" and "First American Edition, October 1999" each stated on copyright page. The $19.95 price is intact on the front jacket flap with the code 51995 above smaller bar code line on the rear jacket panel. Dark green boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, purple cloth on spine and orange end papers. The number "3" is present on the spine (this is the first book where the volume number in the series was added - the first printings for the two prior Harry Potter books did not have any volume numbers on their spines.) The book is straight and spine is square without the usual lean from heavy handling. The jacket is complete without tears, price clipping or the ubiquitous dedications and other previous owner's marks. A extremely well-preserved copy which are becoming more rare as time passes. Now iconic jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre with 23 interior illustrations. Award History: 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

004790

Price: 150.00 USD
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