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FAR SIDE OF EVIL [THE], Engdahl, Sylvia Louise
81 FAR SIDE OF EVIL [THE]
Engdahl, Sylvia Louise
Atheneum, 1971, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Cuffari, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with original $6.50 price on jacket flap intact. Grey boards with a etch of flying saucer in red on front board. Interior drawings by Richard Cuffari. Closed, but jagged tear at top edge of spine panel near hinge. Moderate foxing to page block edges. Aside from these defects a straight, square copy and very scarce without the library stamps and markings usually found on copies of this book. Second of the Elana novels and sequel to Enchantress From the Stars (1970). Anatomy of Wonder (1987), 5-48. SF novel for teen readers and Young Adults about an extraterrestrial female agent sent to less advanced planets where her technology and science are seen as "magic" by the natives.

004265

Price: 175.00 USD
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ANTELOPE WIFE [THE], Erdrich, Louise
82 ANTELOPE WIFE [THE]
Erdrich, Louise
HarperFlamingo, 1998, 0060187263 / 9780060187262

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Geshick, Joe
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. A clean, straight unclipped copy not price-clipped. Difficult to find copies in very fine condition without remainder marks. Award History: 1998 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

001419

Price: 30.00 USD
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DEADHOUSE GATES: BOOK TWO OF THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN, Erikson, Steven
83 DEADHOUSE GATES: BOOK TWO OF THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN
Erikson, Steven
Tor Books, 2005, 0765310023 / 9780765310026

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Drummond, J. K.
Trade paperback, first printing. Stated First Edition "February, 2005" with "1" present in complete number line. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) for the first US hardcover edition published in 2005 by Tor, which was also the first hardcover. (Originally published in trade paperback by Bantam Press UK in 2000.) The author's name appears as "Steven Eriks" instead of "Steven Erikson" on the spine panel. A set of three parallel smudge streaks on the top edge of the page block. Not the result of handling. Page block is square, bright and the tips are sharp. An unread copy.

004548

Price: 90.00 USD
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FAERIE TALE, Feist, Raymond E.
84 FAERIE TALE
Feist, Raymond E.
Doubleday, 1988, 0385236239 / 9780385236232

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, No Jacket. Book. Giusti, Robert
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated first edition. Tanned page block, normal for a book this age. The jacket is missing. A solid, square copy without previous owner's marks. A wonderful copy to marry to a superior jacket. Award History: 1989 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Horror Novel (lost to Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly).

004374

Price: 10.00 USD
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FOURTH BEAR: A NURSERY CRIME (SIGNED), Fforde, Jasper
85 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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CAT-A-LYST, Foster, Alan Dean
86 CAT-A-LYST
Foster, Alan Dean
Berkley Books, 1991, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Morrissey, Dean
Book Club and first hardcover edition. (Published in paperback by Ace in 1991.) Code #18701 on rear jacket panel. Very minor chipping at jacket edges with some minor handling-related edgewear, else fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without clipping. Not a remainder or ex-library copy.

003528

Price: 10.00 USD
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CYBER WAY, Foster, Alan Dean
87 CYBER WAY
Foster, Alan Dean
Ace, 1990, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Gurney, James
Book Club and first hardcover edition. (Published in paperback by Ace in 1990 which also did a hardcover in 1990, but not confirmed.) Code #17234 on rear jacket panel. Moderate foxing and soiling at top edge of page block with some scuffing along the jacket edges. Slight bumping at tips, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without clipping. Not a remainder or ex-library copy.

003529

Price: 10.00 USD
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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
88 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.
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000169

Price: 40.00 USD
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CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL, Friesner, Esther (ed)
89 CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL
Friesner, Esther (ed)
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. Top and bottom edges of spine panel lightly bumped, else fine 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).

003972

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CHICKS 'N CHAINED MALES (SIGNED), Friesner, Esther (ed) and Harry Turtledove
90 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
91 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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ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL, Gaiman, Neil
92 ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL
Gaiman, Neil
Morrow, 2005, 006051518X / 9780060515188

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to the award-winning American Gods. "[B]rilliant mingling of the mundane and the fantastic." - Publishers Weekly (starred review). Award History: 2006 Locus Award Winner for Best Fantasy Novel.

003831

Price: 25.00 USD
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ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Gaiman, Neil
93 ANANSI BOYS: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Gaiman, Neil
Morrow, 2005, 006051518X / 9780060515188

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. One of the unspecified number of limited issue copies signed by Gaiman on the publisher's limitation page in purple ink. This copy also dated "9/30/05" on the special dedication page. (Ten days after the September 20, 2005 official publication date.) Sequel to the award-winning American Gods. "[B]rilliant mingling of the mundane and the fantastic." - Publishers Weekly (starred review). Award History: 2006 Locus Award Winner for Best Fantasy Novel.
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003142

Price: 200.00 USD
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CORALINE, Gaiman, Neil
94 CORALINE
Gaiman, Neil
HarperCollins Publishers, 2002, 0380977788 / 9780380977789

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. McKean, Dave
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition stated with "1" present in complete number line. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Fifteen interior B&W illustrations by Dave McKean. Faint jacket crinkling with some faint creases on top edges. One page has been dog-eared, but is pressed flat. The text block is square and shows minimal wear. Aside from these defects this is a near fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. Award History: 2002 British Science Fiction Award Winner - Short Fiction; 2003 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novella; 2002 International Horror Guild Award Nominee (lost to My Work Is Not Yet Done by Thomas Ligotti); 2003 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Young Adult Novel; 2003 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Summerland by Michael Chabon); 2002 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Superior Achievement in a Work for Young Readers; 2003 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Seven Wild Sisters by Charles de Lint); 2003 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novella.

004663

Price: 60.00 USD
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GRAVEYARD BOOK [THE], Gaiman, Neil
95 GRAVEYARD BOOK [THE]
Gaiman, Neil
HarperCollins Publishers, 2008, 0060530928 / 9780060530921

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. McKean, Dave
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. This title is appearing in sixth printings, however this copy is a first printing. Award History: 2010 Carnegie Medal in Literature Award Winner; 2009 Newbery Medal Award Winner; 2009 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2009 Locus Award Winner for Best Young-Adult Novel; Locus Magazine 2008 Recommended Reading List - Young Adult Novels.

004100

Price: 100.00 USD
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LIVING ONE [THE]: A GOTHIC THRILLER, Gannett, Lewis
96 LIVING ONE [THE]: A GOTHIC THRILLER
Gannett, Lewis
Random House, 1993, 0679410805 / 9780679410805

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition and Random House first printing. (Random House first printings omit the "1" when "First Edition" is stated on the copyright page. So the number line begins with at "2" instead of the "1" number.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Very unusual to find in very fine condition. A clean, square copy. A teenager learns of his dysfunctional family's ancient curse. Sex, horror and suspense in an entertaining novel.

004514

Price: 25.00 USD
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SHADOW MAN, Grant, Cynthia D.
97 SHADOW MAN
Grant, Cynthia D.
Atheneum, 1992, 0689317727 / 9780689317729

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Fine. Book. Multer, Scott
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor age and handling-related wear to jacket and textblock edges, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A boy dies in a car crash and his spirit seems to visit the friends and family he left behind. Winner of the 1989 American Library Association (ALA) Award for Best Young Adult novel.

003280

Price: 10.00 USD
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TEX AND MOLLY IN THE AFTERLIFE, Grant, Richard
98 TEX AND MOLLY IN THE AFTERLIFE
Grant, Richard
Avon Books, 1996, 0380973049 / 9780380973040

First Edition, Hardcover, Good, Fine. Remainder. Cornner, Hadyn
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club or ex-library copy. Unfortunate remainder stripe on bottom page block. Former owner's name written on front free endpaper. Aside from these defects, a square, straight and unread copy.

004298

Price: 10.00 USD
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POOR THINGS (SIGNED), Gray, Alasdair
99 POOR THINGS (SIGNED)
Gray, Alasdair
Harcourt Brace Jovanovic, 1992, 0151730768 / 9780151730766

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gray, Alasdair
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the 1992 UK ediiton.) Stated First Edition with letter "A" present. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Frankenstein retold. Jacket and interior illustrations by Alasdair Gray. Newspaper clipping with review by Geoff Ryman also enclosed.
Signed by Author(s)
004446

Price: 45.00 USD
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HILD: A NOVEL, Griffith, Nicola
100 HILD: A NOVEL
Griffith, Nicola
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013, 0374280878 / 9780374280871

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Balbusso, Anna and Elena
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket is clean with price intact. Page block is bright without dents or marks. Alternate history novel set in the 7th century. "Hild is a book as loving as it is fierce, brilliant and accomplished. To read it felt like a privilege and a gift. I feel confident that the next time I'm faced with yet another inane repetition of 'women were oppressed so we can't write their stories,' I won't need to painstakingly educate anyone about the realities of medieval life with recourse to books and articles. 'Read Hild' will be enough." - Amal El-Mohtar, NPR.

004831

Price: 30.00 USD
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