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GLIMMERING: A NOVEL OF THE COMING MILLENNIUM [THE], Hand, Elizabeth
81 GLIMMERING: A NOVEL OF THE COMING MILLENNIUM [THE]
Hand, Elizabeth
HarperPrism, 1997, 0061008052 / 9780061008054

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Two pin-sized specks on top edge of page block, else fine copy in very fine jacket. A square, straight copy without price-clipping. Copies without remainder marks in pristine condition are scarce. Award History: 1998 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell); 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons).

003611

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FATHERLAND, Harris, Robert
82 FATHERLAND
Harris, Robert
Random House, 1992, 0679412735 / 9780679412731

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Spine panel moderately sunned with some light handling-related edge wear and tiny smudge on lower edge, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Critically acclaimed alternate history novel and Harris' debut novel. This novel is notoriously difficult for categorization as it falls into Science Fiction, Fiction and the Mystery categories. (Anyone remember SS-GB by Len Deighton? Alternate history murder mystery set in Nazi-occupied Great Britain.) A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1993 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to China Mountain Zhang by Maureen McHugh); Clute, (ed), Debuts 1990-1994, pg. 206, in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia; 1992 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003690

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FATHERLAND, Harris, Robert
83 FATHERLAND
Harris, Robert
Random House, 1992, 0679412735 / 9780679412731

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Light handling related edgewear, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Critically acclaimed alternate history novel and Harris' debut novel. This novel is notoriously difficult for categorization as it falls within the Science Fiction, Fiction and the Mystery literary genres. (Remember SS-GB by Len Deighton - alternate history and murder mystery set in Nazi-occupied Great Britain.) A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: Clute, Debuts 1990-1994, pg. 206, in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia; 1992 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.

003753

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WEST OF EDEN, Harrison, Harry
84 WEST OF EDEN
Harrison, Harry
Bantam Books, 1984, 0553050656 / 9780553050653

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Schleinkofer, David and Bill Sanderson
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket shows light crinkling at tips and head of spine panel. Also, slightly sunned on the lower half of the spine panel. Light to moderate age and handling-related wear to page block edges. Aside from the these defects, a clean, square copy without price clipping or previous owner's marks with one very small pen strike on bottom edge. Rare to find copies not ex-libraries in fine or near fine condition. Interior illustrations by Bill Sanderson. First book of the "West of Eden" trilogy. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-201. Award History: 1985 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Integral Trees by Larry Niven).

004257

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SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE], Hartwell, David G. (ed)
85 SCIENCE FICTION CENTURY [THE]
Hartwell, David G. (ed)
Tor, 1997, 0312863381 / 9780312863388

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthology collecting 45 stories claimed by Hartwell as the best of the 20th Century, a controversial attempt to form a definitive anthology of the definitive SF published between 1895 ("Another World" translated by Damon Knight in 1962) up to 1996. Each story is introduced by Hartwell with a brief discussion of the author's works. Authors include: Lino Aldani, Poul Anderson, Gregory Benford, Eddy C. Bertin, James Blish, Algis Budrys, Dino Buzzati, Hal Clement, Mildred Clingerman, John Crowley, Gordon Eklund, Harlan Ellison, Philip Jose Farmer, E. M. Forster, William Gibson, Charles Harness, Frank Herbert, Wolfgang Jeschke, Rudyard Kipling, Nancy Kress, Alexander Kuprin, Philip Latham, C. S. Lewis, Jack London, Frank Belknap Long, Richard A. Lupoff, James Morrow, Chad Oliver, Edgar Pangborn, J.H. Rosny aine, Margaret St. Clair, Michael Shaara, Robert Silverberg, Cordwainer Smith, Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, Willam Tenn, James Tiptree, Jr., George Turner, Jack Vance, A. E. van Vogt, H. G. Wells, Connie Willis, Adam Wisniewski-Snerg, John Wyndham and Roger Zelazny. Award History: 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Anthology (lost to The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection by Dozois).

004437

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WEALDWIFE'S TALE [THE], Hazel, Paul
86 WEALDWIFE'S TALE [THE]
Hazel, Paul
AvoNova Morrow, 1993, 0688121888 / 9780688121884

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Craft, Kinuko Y.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine copy with only trace of shelfwear in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Hazel's fourth book. Hazel's book The Winter King was nominated for the 1986 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. (Lost to Song of Kali by Simmons.)

002438

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DUNE: THE BATTLE OF CORRIN (SIGNED), Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
87 DUNE: THE BATTLE OF CORRIN (SIGNED)
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson
Tor, 2004, 0765301598 / 9780765301598

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by authors Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very light jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of jacket caused by bumping, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Hardcover US, and true first edition. (Precedes the UK edition published by Hodder & Stoughton in September, 2004. However, the UK edition features a spectacular jacket illustration.) Award History: Barnes & Noble's Top Ten Novels of 2004. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Stephen Youll.
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003226

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SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW, Hoeg, Peter
88 SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW
Hoeg, Peter
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993, 0374266441 / 9780374266448

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, As New. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition, first English translation and Hoeg's first English language book. (Previously published in Danish in 1992.) Mystery novel with science fiction overtones. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Very faint handling-related soiling to side edge of textblock, else a fine copy in very fine jacket. A square, straight copy without price-clipping. Turned into an wonderfully haunting film in 1997 starring Julia Ormond. Award History: 1994 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel; Winner of the 1994 Dilys Winn Award.

003215

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HOLLOWING [THE], Holdstock, Robert
89 HOLLOWING [THE]
Holdstock, Robert
Roc, 1994, 0451453557 / 9780451453556

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Pallencar, John Jude
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. This First US edition is also the first hardcover edition. (Previously published in UK by HarperCollins in paperback. The UK hardcover followed the US hardcover edition.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A tight, straight copy without price-clipping. Small, faint smudge mark on side edge of page block with minor handling-related wear on edges and very faint jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Excellent condition for a book this age. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Pallencar. Award History: 1994 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to The Innkeeper's Song by Beagle); 1995 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Nominee (lost to Something Rich and Strange by McKillip).

003635

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MIDNIGHT ROBBER (SIGNED), Hopkinson, Nalo
90 MIDNIGHT ROBBER (SIGNED)
Hopkinson, Nalo
Warner Aspect, 2000, 0446675601 / 9780446675604

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Dillion, Leo & Diane
First edition, first printing and trade paperback. (No hardcover edition published.) Very fine (unread) trade paperback. Hopkinson won the 1999 Locus Award for Best First Novel for Brown Girl in the Ring (1998). Signed and dated "Apr 28/01" by Hopkinson on the title page. Award History: 2000 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (Lost to Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear); 2000 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by Rowling); 2000 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee for Best Novel (Lost to Only Forward by Michael Marshall Smith); 2001 Sunburst Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Galveston by Sean Stewart).
Signed by Author(s)
001908

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BURIED GIANT [THE] (SIGNED), Ishiguro, Kazuo
91 BURIED GIANT [THE] (SIGNED)
Ishiguro, Kazuo
Knopf, 2015, 030727103X / 9780307271037

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Simultaneous with the UK edition by Faber and Faber, but the time zone difference makes the UK the true first edition.) Stated First Edition with printing date "03/2015" on rear jacket flap, making it a March, 2015 first printing. Signed by Ishiguro on publisher's tipped-in sheet. Ishiguro is also winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy also has the publisher's black stain on the page edges. (Copies are already in multiple printings. These later printings have plain white page edges as opposed to the black-stained edges.) The book's green jacket is un-laminated, making it prone to scratches. This jacket is pristine without the "Signed First Edition" sticker present. Caution to collectors: Removing the Signed First Edition sticker can scratch off the jacket's green ink from the jacket cover. There is no sticker on this copy and the jacket is in fine condition. "It's a sad, elegiac story, one that has a tone and texture suited to its subject matter: a dreamy journey, repetitive and searching as lost memory." Lydia Millet - Publisher's Weekly Starred Review. Award History: 2016 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Chimes by Anna Smaill).(Sceptre)
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004747

Price: 100.00 USD
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EYE OF THE WORLD [THE], Jordan, Robert
92 EYE OF THE WORLD [THE]
Jordan, Robert
Tor Fantasy, 1990, 0812500482 / 9780812500486

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Sweet, Darryl
Trade paperback, first edition and first printing. Printed simultaneously with the first hardcover edition. Stated First Edition with number line complete. (Copies are well into 13th printings.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Except for a single tear-out at the bottom edge of the spine panel (1cm x 1cm in size) and some very light scuffing, this copy shows minimal wear and is in fine condition. Over 20 years old, very rare to find a copy in fine condition. The front cover fold-out is present and not torn off, unusual in current trade paperback editions. Clean, square copy without previous owner's marks. Iconic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration (with front cover fold-out) by Darryl Sweet. Award History: 1991 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin).

004339

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LIMITS OF ENCHANTMENT [THE], Joyce, Graham
93 LIMITS OF ENCHANTMENT [THE]
Joyce, Graham
Gollancz, 2005, 0575072318 / 9780575072312

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The US edition was published later in paperback.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Magic in 1960's England. "[A]s solid, balanced, and finely tuned as anything Joyce has written, and that is tantamount to saying it's about as finely tuned as any recent fiction we have." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, February 2005. Award History: 2006 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami); 2006 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Anansi Boys by Gaiman).

002971

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LIMITS OF ENCHANTMENT [THE] (SIGNED), Joyce, Graham
94 LIMITS OF ENCHANTMENT [THE] (SIGNED)
Joyce, Graham
Gollancz, 2005, 0575072318 / 9780575072312

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later in March.) Fine (unread) copy with tiny (1cm) jacket dent at front edge near spine panel. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Joyce on the title page. Magic in 1960's England. "[A]s solid, balanced, and finely tuned as anything Joyce has written, and that is tantamount to saying it's about as finely tuned as any recent fiction we have." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, February 2005. Award History: 2006 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami); 2006 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Anansi Boys by Gaiman).
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002973

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TOOTH FAIRY [THE], Joyce, Graham
95 TOOTH FAIRY [THE]
Joyce, Graham
Tor, 1998, 031286261X / 9780312862619

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition and first hardcover edition. (Previously published in paperback in the UK by Michael Joseph/Creed.) Faint bump at lower tip, else a fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Dark fantasy novel. "[B]rings new energy .... and beautifully angled perspectives that refresh an older material. Perhaps it's magic."- Locus, March 1998. Unfortunately, Graham Joyce passed away in 2014. Award History: 1997 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel; 1998 International Horror Guild Award Nominee (lost to Fog Heart by Thomas Tessier); 1998 Stoker Nominee for Superior Achievement in a Novel (lost to Bag of Bones by Stephen King); and 1999 Locus Award Nominee for Best Dark Fantasy/Horror Novel (lost to Bag of Bones by Stephen King).

004709

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BAG OF BONES, King, Stephen
96 BAG OF BONES
King, Stephen
Hodder & Stoughton, 1998, 0340718196 / 9780340718193

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
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. A tale of ghosts and hauntings. "[A]n ambitious contemporary literary achievement, filled with writerly devices ranging from simple recursive in-jokes to sharp metafictional commentary about the storytelling art, not to mention a thoroughly unreliable narrator." Locus - September, 1998. Award History: 1998 Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List; 1999 British Fantasy Award Winner; 1998 Stoker Award Winner for Best Novel; 1999 Locus Award for Best Dark Fantasy/Horror Novel.

000994

Price: 75.00 USD
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FROM A BUICK 8, King, Stephen
97 FROM A BUICK 8
King, Stephen
Hodder & Stoughton, 2002, 0340770694 / 9780340770696

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ronstant, Larry
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US was published on September 24, 2002 by Scribner.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The UK has a much smaller print run than the US edition. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2003 Bram Stoker Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Night Class by Tom Piccirilli); Washington Post Best Fiction Books of 2002.

002276

Price: 45.00 USD
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FROM A BUICK 8, King, Stephen
98 FROM A BUICK 8
King, Stephen
Hodder & Stoughton, 2002, 0340770694 / 9780340770696

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ronstant, Larry
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US was published on September 24, 2002 by Scribner.) First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The UK has a much smaller print run than the US edition. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 2003 Bram Stoker Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Night Class by Tom Piccirilli); Washington Post Best Fiction Books of 2002.

002277

Price: 50.00 USD
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GIRL WHO LOVED TOM GORDON [THE], King, Stephen
99 GIRL WHO LOVED TOM GORDON [THE]
King, Stephen
Hodder & Stoughton, 1999, 0340765585 / 9780340765586

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Superstock/Colin Thomas
Hardcover UK, first printing and first world edition. (Preceded the US edition published by Scribners.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. King's peculiar and affecting blend of baseball nostalgia, fantasy and horror. "Brutal, intensely suspenseful and aswarm with genuine emotion, the novel weaves backwoods terror, baseball, questions of faith and the travails of a heartbreakingly gutsy heroine into an exhilarating affirmation of the human spirit." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: Publisher's Weekly Best of 1999 List.

001301

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GIRL WHO LOVED TOM GORDON [THE], King, Stephen
100 GIRL WHO LOVED TOM GORDON [THE]
King, Stephen
Scribner, 1999, 0684867621 / 9780684867625

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the UK edition published in Hodder & Stoughton.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Some handling-related wear around the jacket edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. Handlling appears related to having been read once before. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A short story both sinister and heart-warming as only Stephen King can deliver. Particularly enduring for all us baseball fans. "Brutal, intensely suspenseful and aswarm with genuine emotion, the novel weaves backwoods terror, baseball, questions of faith and the travails of a heartbreakingly gutsy heroine into an exhilarating affirmation of the human spirit." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: Publisher's Weekly Best of 1999 List.

003375

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