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401 ISAAC ASIMOV'S FANTASY! (SIGNED)
McCarthy, Shawna (ed)
Dial Press, 1985, 0385230176

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Printing stated on copyright page. Signed by contributor Connie Willis on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor chipping at upper tips of jacket. Single closed jacket tear with associated crinkling, 1cm in length at bottom edge of rear panel and another closed tear, 1.5 cm in length, in the crease of the front jacket flap fold. Fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy with original 42.98 price intact. Collects 19 fantasy stories, all previously published. What's interesting about these stories, aside from their first appearances in hardback, is that each story is accompanied by a black and white interior illustrations by a different artist. Contributing authors include: Lucius Shepard, Leigh Kennedy, Sharon N. Farber, Scott Baker, Daphne Castell, Ron Goulart, Gregg Keizer, Kristi Olesen, George Alec Effinger, Lee Killough, Tanith Lee, Robert Thurston, Lillian Stewart Carl, Juleen Brantingham, Richard Kearns, George R. R. Martin, Connie Willis, Ian McDowell and John Kessel. Contributing artists include: Nicholas Jainschigg, James T. Ceribello, Ron Lindahn, Laura Lakey/Artifact, Robert Walters, Gary Freeman, Arthur George, Odbert, Val Lindahn, Judy Mitchell, Richard Crist, George Thompson and Hank Jankus.
Signed by Author(s)
003892

Price: 25.00 USD
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402 WING COMMANDER: PROPHECY
McCubbin, Chris
Origin, 1997, 0761512071

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First edition, first printing. Trade paperback. Official Strategy Guide for the Wing Commander: Prophecy PC game. The strategy is clean, square and without any previous owner's marks. A very nice associational item for the popular and cutting-edge (for the 1990's) space combat PC game featuring Mark Hamill returning to his role as Christopher "Maverick" Blair.

003378

Price: 25.00 USD
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403 OMEGA
McDevitt, Jack
Ace, 2003, 0441010466

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels. Very collectible copy.

003969

Price: 30.00 USD
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404 OMEGA (SIGNED)
McDevitt, Jack
Ace, 2003, 0441010466

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by McDevitt on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Small, faint stain on bottom edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels.
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003974

Price: 30.00 USD
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405 BRASYL (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Pyr Books, 2007, 1591025435

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Martiniere, Stephan
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the UK edition by one month.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McDonald on the title page Moderate bump with associated crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy with $25.00 price intact. All first printing points are present: number sequence 11 thru 07 in reverse order with the "07" present (indicating a 2007 printing) followed by the number sequence 5 thru 1 in reverse order with the "1" present, indicating a first printing. Award History: 2007 British Science Fiction Award Winner; 2008 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon); 2008 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon).
Signed by Author(s)
004430

Price: 100.00 USD
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406 KIRINYA: CHAGA 2 (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Gollancz, 1998, 0575060778

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Posen, Mike
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Signed by McDonald and inscribed "Worldcon 2011" on the title page. Rare to find signed copies in very fine condition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to Chaga. "What began as all dazzle, chutzpah, and splendid similes comes to have genuine depth, a powerful humanity .. Kirinya offers a remarkable view of a world in transformation."- Locus, July 1998.
Signed by Author(s)
000918

Price: 60.00 USD
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407 TENDELEO'S STORY (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880137

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.
Signed by Author(s)
001668

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408 BRASYL (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Pyr Books, 2007, 1591025435

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Martiniere, Stephan
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the UK edition by one month.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McDonald and inscribed "Worldcon 2011" on the title page. This was at the 69th Worldcon held in Reno, Nevada. A nice presentation copy. Light bumping at head and heel of spine panel with associated crinkling, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. All first printing points are present: number sequence 11 thru 07 in reverse order with the "07" present followed by the number sequence 5 thru 1 in reverse order with the "1" present, indicating a first printing. Award History: 2007 British Science Fiction Award Winner; 2008 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon); 2008 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon).
Signed by Author(s)
004211

Price: 80.00 USD
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409 ROMANITAS (SIGNED)
McDougall, Sophia
Orion, 2005, 075286078X

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by McDougall on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Author's first book and reportedly optioned for film. Alternate history and murder-mystery novel where the Roman Empire survives to modern times and rules three quarters of the modern world. The mystery surrounds the plot against the heir apparent to the Roman throne and the issues of slavery, absolute power and Christianity. An interesting read. "Romanitas is an thrilling tale filled with treachery, colourful imagery and fully imagined past." - A Sam North Review at the Hackwriters website.
Signed by Author(s)
003062

Price: 75.00 USD
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410 HALF THE DAY IS NIGHT
McHugh, Maureen F.
Tor, 1994, 031285479X

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Small (1.0 cm in length) closed tear at bottom corner of front page-fold, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. By the same author of China Mountain Zhang. Award History: 1995 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Mirror Dance by Bujold).

002713

Price: 15.00 USD
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411 STAR WARS: THE CRYSTAL STAR
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Bantam, 1994, 0553089293

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Struzan, Drew
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Full number line with "1" present. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Faint age-related edge wear to jacket and scuffing at top edge of page block, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. The continuing saga of Han Solo, Luke, Princess Leia and Chewbacca in the Star Wars universe.

003201

Price: 10.00 USD
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412 FIREFLOOD AND OTHER STORIES (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Houghton Mifflin Co, 1979, 0395284228

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Shields, Charles
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by McIntyre on the title page. Number "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects eleven of McIntyre's finest stories, and the author's first collection. A clean, straight copy not price-clipped with $10.95 price intact. Excellent copy for a book this age.
Signed by Author(s)
001290

Price: 40.00 USD
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413 MOON AND THE SUN [THE] (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition. Tiny nick at upper tip of front jacket panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Signed by McIntyre on the title page with a custom bookplate specially printed for this edition that is also signed by McIntyre in gold ink. (The bookplate is laid in the book, not attached or adhered to the page in anyway.) Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
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001724

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414 MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder nor an ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by McIntyre on the title page. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
Signed by Author(s)
001421

Price: 45.00 USD
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415 PLANTS [THE]
McKenney, Kenneth
Putnam, 1976, 0399116273

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint crinkling and chipping at the top edge of spine panel. The panel is also moderately sunned. Except for these defects and below-average age-related wear, this is a clean, straight copy without tears, price-clipping or previous owner's markings. McKenney's first novel, he is also the author of the horror novels The Moonchild (1989), The Changeling (1989) and The Offspring (1990). The Moonchild was described as "A slick, ingenious novel that combines elements of the zombie, evil child and even werewolf motifs." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-235.

003328

Price: 40.00 USD
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416 VOYAGE OF THE SHADOWMOON (SIGNED)
McMullen, Sean
Tor, 2002, 0312877404

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Beekman, Doug
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by McMullen on the title page. Faint bumping at corners and head and tail of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club nor ex-library copy. The first novel in the Moonworlds Saga.
Signed by Author(s)
002963

Price: 30.00 USD
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417 GLASS DRAGONS: A NOVEL OF THE MOONWORLDS SAGA (SIGNED) by McMullen and Lockwood
McMullen, Sean
Tor, 2004, 0765307979

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lockwood, Todd
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McMullen on the title page. Also signed by cover artist Todd Lockwood on the title page with a doodle of dragon. Fine (unread) copy with a tiny (0.5cm) dent in the top textblock in fine jacket with a faint bump at top right corner. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to Voyage of the Shadowmoon. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Todd Lockwood. Award History: Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: Fantasy Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
002968

Price: 50.00 USD
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418 RESOLUTION
Meaney, John
Bantam Press, 2005, 0593047370

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Burns, Jim
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Light bumping at top right corners of boards with associated jacket crinkling, else near fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Final volume in the Nulapeiron trilogy. Preceded by Paradox (2000) and Context (2002). Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Jim Burns. Great SF by a British author little known in the US, yet. "A big, demanding, compelling novel, full of rewarding complexities and alive with that quantum strangeness where hard science intersects with the unknowable." - David Langford at the Amazon UK website.

002919

Price: 35.00 USD
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419 CUSP (SIGNED)
Metzger, Robert A.
Ace Books, 2005, 0441012418

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Metzger on the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Metzger was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2003 for Picoverse.
Signed by Author(s)
004578

Price: 40.00 USD
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420 BREAKING DAWN (LIMITED EDITION)
Meyer, Stephanie
Little, Brown & Company, 2011, 0316134082

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.
Signed by Author(s)
004730

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421 TWILIGHT: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL VOLUME 1
Meyer, Stephanie and Young Kim
Yen Press, 2010, 0759529434

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kim, Young
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Graphic novel adapted from the Twilight novel with art and adaptation by Young Kim. Color graphics, mostly in sepia tones. Some faint jacket crinkling at edges and tips, else the jacket is complete without tears or chips. The text block is clean and straight. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

004712

Price: 20.00 USD
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422 BREAKING DAWN (SPECIAL EDITION)
Meyer, Stephenie
Little, Brown & Company, 2009, 031604461X

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

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423 COYOTE KINGS OF THE SPACE - AGE BACHELOR PAD [THE]
Minister Faust (pseud. Malcolm Azania)
Ballantine Books, 2004, 0345466357

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Wood, Ashley
Trade paperback, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy without jacket as issued. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Number line complete with "1" present. A square, immaculate copy. SF satire and comedy by Canadian writer and social activist Malcolm Azania. Coyote Kings is his first novel. Award History: 2004 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to Life by Gwyneth Jones); 2005 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Confusion by Neal Stephenson).

004233

Price: 15.00 USD
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424 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.
Signed by Author(s)
003446

Price: 24.95 USD
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425 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
Moon, Elizabeth
Baen, 1998, 0671577778

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Excellent condition for a popular book this age. The sequel to Once a Hero (1997).

003571

Price: 15.00 USD
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426 REMNANT POPULATION
Moon, Elizabeth
Baen, 1996, 0671877186

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1997 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel.

003839

Price: 15.00 USD
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427 CORUM: THE COMING OF CHAOS
Moorcock, Michael
White Wolf Publishing, 1997, 1565041828

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

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428 SACRE BLEU: A COMEDY D'ART
Moore, Christopher
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2012, 0061779741

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Bound in only a half jacket over illustrated boards, however the half dust jacket is missing from this copy. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine (unread) copy.

004821

Price: 10.00 USD
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429 MARKET FORCES
Morgan, Richard
London, Gollancz, 2004, 0575075120

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Published later in the US as a trade paperback and later as a Book Club hardcover as Richard K. Morgan.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at head and heel of spine panel with some tiny chipping at lower tips, else a fine copy in fine jacket. Morgan's third novel, SF noir by the author of Altered Carbon (2002) and Broken Angels (2003). Think a Mickey Spillane anti-hero set in Mad Max universe. Originally a short story, it was developed into a movie script before becoming the present novel.

003959

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430 MARKET FORCES
Morgan, Richard K.
Ballantine Books, 2005, 0345499778

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Trade paperback, first printing and first US ediiton. (Previously published in hardcover by Gollancz, UK. No US hardcover published.) Copies are now appearing in 3rd printings, this is a 1st printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Copies are Corners faintly curled with light toning to page block edges, else a Near Fine copy without stains or tears. A clean, square copy. Science Fiction noir by the author of Altered Carbon and Broken Angels. Think a Mickey Spillane anti-hero set in Mad Max universe. Simply Bad-A$$ like all Morgan's work. Originally a short story, it was developed into a movie script before becoming the present novel. Award History: 2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner for Best SF Novel.

003564

Price: 12.00 USD
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431 TOTEM [THE]
Morrell, David
M. Evans & Co., 1979, 0871312980

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Fine. Ex-Library. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library with paste-down stain at front free endpaper and slight lean to spine. Age-related soiling and stains on each text block edge. However, dustjacket itself has been protected by a mylar wrapper and is almost fine condition without tears or price-clipping. (There is a tiny 1.5cm fold-crease at the very bottom edge of the jacket's spine panel and a 4.5cm stain on the inside of the front jacket flap and corresponding front paste-down.) A fine jacket to marry to a superior copy.

002323

Price: 10.00 USD
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432 THIEVES' WORLD: BEYOND WIZARDWALL
Morris, Janet
Baen, 1986, 0671655442

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Russo, Carol
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Small but jagged closed vertical tear at top edge of front jacket panel 0.25cm in length with several faint diagonal creases on the front jacket flap in the top corner, else a fine copy in a fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Wonderful jacket art by Carol Russo.

002626

Price: 10.00 USD
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433 TOWING JEHOVAH (SIGNED)
Morrow, James
Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994, 0151909199

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Ng, Simon
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very minor age-related shelfwear at bottom edge of jacket, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Morrow on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. This is Morrow's second Nebula nomination for Best Novel. Also, Morrow is one of the few authors to transcend genres and be nominated for awards from different categories. Award History: 1995 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Fools by Cadigan); 1995 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Mirror Dance by Bujold); 1995 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Mirror Dance by Bujold); 1994 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Moving Mars by Bear); 1995 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.
Signed by Author(s)
000229

Price: 65.00 USD
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434 RL's DREAM
Mosley, Walter
Norton, 1995, 0393038025

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Fiction, and Mosley's award-winning first non-genre novel about an aging blues singer. A novel about coming to terms with the past, and redemption. Award History: 1996 Black Caucus of the American Library Association's Literary Award.

003173

Price: 10.00 USD
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435 A LITTLE YELLOW DOG (SIGNED)
Mosley, Walter
Norton, 1996, 0393039242

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Slight bump with associated jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Signed by Mosley on the title page. The sixth novel featuring Easy Rawlins, the on-again, off-again black Private Investigator in 1960's Los Angeles.
Signed by Author(s)
001163

Price: 15.00 USD
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436 A LITTLE YELLOW DOG (SIGNED)
Mosley, Walter
Norton, 1996, 0393039242

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Tiny (0.25 cm in size) pen mark on side edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Mosley on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. The sixth novel featuring Easy Rawlins, the on-again, off-again black Private Investigator in 1960's Los Angeles.
Signed by Author(s)
001165

Price: 15.00 USD
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437 LITTLE SCARLET
Mosley, Walter
Little, Brown, 2004, 0316073032

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Jacket very faint bumping at head and heel of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. An "Easy Rawlins" mystery novel.

003616

Price: 10.00 USD
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438 FEAR ITSELF
Mosley, Walter
Little, Brown, 2003, 0316591122

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Jacket very faintly bumped at head and heel of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A "Fearless Jones" mystery novel, set in Los Angeles in the 1950's.

003615

Price: 10.00 USD
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439 WOLF IN THE SHADOWS
Muller, Marcia
Mysterious Press, 1993, 0892965258

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Singer, Phil
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A Sharon McCone mystery and the original female private eye. (Muller introduced the female private eye to mystery fiction. Her character creation, Sharon McCone, stands on her own merits.) Award History: 1994 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel.

000417

Price: 25.00 USD
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440 NADYA (SIGNED)
Murphy, Pat
Tor, 1996, 0312862261

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Koelsch, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Murphy on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, square copy in bright, intact dust jacket. Picaresque novel, adeptly combining history and dark fantasy, where the female protagonist is both a young Polish immigrant and a werewolf in the 1830's American West. Part of her maturity is adapting to her (human and her werewolf persona's) frank sexuality with partners of either sex.
Signed by Author(s)
000969

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441 WILD ANGEL (SIGNED)
Murphy, Pat
Tor, 2000, 0312866267

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Williams, Dean
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Murphy on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy in bright, intact dust jacket.
Signed by Author(s)
001930

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442 DECEPTION WELL
Nagata, Linda
Bantam Spectra, 1997, 0553576291

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Jensen, Bruce
Book Club and first hardcover edition. (Preceded by the Bantam paperback.) SFBC code #15811 on rear jacket panel. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Two jacket folds on rear jacket flap with slight crinkling at upper tips and head of spine panel, else a clean, square copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. The author's third book. Award History: 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons).

003760

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443 WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED (SIGNED)
Newman, Kim
Alchemy Press, 2000, 0953226026

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Starshine, Sylvia
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Limited edition to 500 signed/numbered copies by this specialty publisher. Signed on limitation page by Kim Newman, Peter Atkins, Sylvia Starshine and Randy Broeker. Cover art by Starshine and interior illustrations by Broeker. Collection of four stories previously published in the Dark Terrors or Dark Stories anthologies. Award History: 2001 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Collection.
Signed by Author(s)
001670

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444 WIND SINGER: BOOK ONE IN THE WIND ON FIRE TRILOGY [THE]
Nicholson, William
Hyperion Books for Children, 2000, 0786805692

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Sis, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated first edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Young adult fantasy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Jacket and interior illustrations by Peter Sis. Book One in the Wind on Fire Trilogy. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Mars Crossing by Geoffrey A. Landis).

004159

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445 RINGWORLD'S CHILDREN
Niven, Larry
Tor, 2004, 0765301679

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

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446 DESTINY'S ROAD (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry
Tor, 1997, 0312851227

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Niven on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. An excellent SF adventure, strong characters and a backdrop of a marooned colony. A wonderful read. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons).
Signed by Author(s)
003953

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447 GRIPPING HAND [THE]
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 1993, 0671795732

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Macleod, Lee
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor age-related wear along page block edges, else fine copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to the classic 1975 Hugo Nominee "The Mote In God's Eye." This sequel picks up a generation after the events chronicled in "Mote." Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder, 4-320.

003332

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448 BURNING CITY [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Orbit, 2000, 1841490067

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wyatt, David
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition was published by Pocket one month previously.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by both Niven and Pournelle and inscribed on the title page "Baycon 2006" at the convention. The UK edition has the beautiful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by David Wyatt not seen in the US edition.
Signed by Author(s)
001581

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449 BURNING TOWER (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 2005, 0743416910

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in fine jacket. Signed by co-author Larry Niven on the title page. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to The Burning City.
Signed by Author(s)
003686

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450 GRIPPING HAND [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle
Pocket Books, 1993, 0671795732

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Macleod, Lee
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by both co-authors Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven on the title page. Minor age-related wear at textblock edges with some minor jacket crinkling at top and bottom edges of the spine panel, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Sequel to the classic 1975 Hugo Nominee "The Mote In God's Eye." This sequel picks up a generation after the events chronicled in "Mote." Barron (ed) Anatomy of Wonder, 4-320.
Signed by Author(s)
003247

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451 BARSOOM PROJECT [THE] (SIGNED)
Niven, Larry and Steven Barnes
Ace Science Fiction, 1989, 0441167128

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.
Signed by Author(s)
002605

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452 VURT
Noon, Jeff
Crown, 1993, 0517599910

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US and first hardcover edition. (Previously published as a paperback by Ringpull Press, UK in 1993. Ringpull later published a hardcover in 1995.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Noon's first novel. There is a faint handling-related jacket crease in top right corner, the top corners are slightly bumped and there's faint handlling-related soiling along the side edge of the textblock. However, these are minor defects in otherwise near fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: Winner of the 1994 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Also cited under Debuts in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Clute (ed.), page 207.

002672

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453 TREY OF SWORDS
Norton, Andre
Grosset & Dunlap, 1977, 0448143488

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Very Good. Ex-Library. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy. Not a book club edition. This copy has the usual ex-library markings, paste-ons and heavy handling. "First Printing 1977" so stated on copyright page. The dustjacket itself is complete with price intact. There is a single tear out on the back panel which is 3cm in length by 0.5cm at its widest which someone taped closed from both the front and back of the jacket. The back of the jacket also exhibits additional tape reinforcements added as a preventative measure. There is also a small vertical closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel 0.6cm in length and two shallow, superficial scratches, both approx. 1.5 cm in length at the front edge of the spine panel. Other than these defects, the jacket is clean and complete without any of the usual library stickers, sparing the jacket the usual sticker damage. A very nice jacket to marry to a superior copy.

003199

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454 VOORLOPER
Norton, Andre
Nelson Doubleday, 1980, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Austin, Alicia
Book Club and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Ace, the Book Club issued by the SFBC is the first hardcover edition.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Later book club printing with Code L04 on page 213. Code 3999 on rear jacket panel. Minor chipping at jacket tips with additional crinkling and tiny closed tears at head and heel of spine panel and the rear jacket panel is scuffed in a area measuring 1" x 0.5" in size. Aside from these defects this copy is clean, straight without previous owner's marks. A fine copy in near fine jacket. Alicia Austin is the jacket artist in addition to drawing the 50 black and white interior illustrations.

003448

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

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.
Signed by Author(s)
003937

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456 MALLORY'S ORACLE
O'Connell, Carol
Putnam, 1994, 0399139753

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Werner, Honi
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very small (1cm) area of jacket crinkling at bottom left corner of front jacket panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. O'Connell's first book. Award History: 1995 Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel.

003108

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457 BLACK GATE: ADVENTURES IN FANTASY LITERATURE (VOL. 1 NO. 1, SPRING 2001) (SIGNED)
O'Neill, John (ed) with Charles de Lint
New Epoch Press, 2001, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Premier Issue, Spring, 2001. Very fine (unread) condition. First printing. Premier issue published in Quarterly magazine in over-sized trade paperback format (7 1/4" width x 10 1/2" height) in glossy wrappers. Signed by de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Featuring editorials, interior art, original fantasy and reprints. Original short stories include "Golden Bell, Seven, and the Marquis of Zeng" by Richard Parks, "Wingless Angels" by Charles de Lint and "Exo-Skeleton Town" by Jeffrey Ford. Includes an excerpt featuring a portion from Michael Moorcock's Elric novel, The Dreamthief's Daughter, and a reprint of "The Dark Muse" by Karl Edward Wagner.
Signed by Author(s)
002468

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458 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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459 ALIEN BOOTLEGGER AND OTHER STORIES
Ore, Rebecca
Tor, 1993, 0312855494

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Barlowe, Wayne
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Very small (0.2 cm in size) bump to side edge of back jacket panel, else very fine (urnread) book in fine dustjacket. Original collection of stories by the author of "Becoming Alien".

000254

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460 PAPER CHASE [THE] (SIGNED)
Osborn, Jr., John Jay
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971, 0395126703

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The book is the basis for the 1973 film starring John Houseman. There is an inscription by Osborn that is partially legible. (The last name is illegible, possibly a presentation copy to a friend or associate of the author.) Signed by Osborn and inscribed "To Simon R_______ / _______ / Affectionate Regards" on the front free endpaper. Red endpapers, salmon colored top stain with code "0871" present on front jacket flap indicating an August, 1971 printing. This copy is clean, without previous owners' marks or plates. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and original $4.95 price intact. Two small, closed tears (1 cm in length) at top edge of front jacket panel. Copy is clean, square without previous owner's marks. An almost pristine copy of a seminal work that helped define a generation of lawyers.
Signed by Author(s)
004820

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461 DEUS MACHINE [THE]
Ouellette, Pierre
Villard Books, 1993, 0679424075

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Watts, Stan
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Wonderful jacket design with embossed boards under fully illustrated dustjacket. Cyberpunk thriller where a supercomputer used to create viral weapons runs out of control. Elaborate double jacket design with jacket illustration by Stan Watts.

000514

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462 BRISINGR: INHERITANCE BOOK THREE
Paolini, Christopher
Knopf, 2008, 0375826726

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Pallencar, John Jude
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Clean, square and unread copy in bright jacket without tears. Subtitled The Seven Promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular.

004567

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463 CULT OF LOVING KINDNESS [THE] (SIGNED)
Park, Paul
Morrow, 1991, 0688105742

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Linda Burr/Buckhorn Studios
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Signed by Park on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Final novel in the Starbridge trilogy, described as "beautifully wrought prose, carefully etched characters, and strong moral sense make it an unforgettable experience" - Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-327. Award History: 1991 Notable Book of the Year, NY Times Book Review.
Signed by Author(s)
000241

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464 RUN (SIGNED)
Patchett, Ann
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2007, 0061340634

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First American Edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Patchett on a special, tipped-in page. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this is a Publisher's signed edition, signed prior to publication by Patchett. This promotional copy is different than others, in that the tipped-in page usually has a signature only. This publisher's copy includes a publisher's statement that this copy was especially signed by Patchett for the publisher.
Signed by Author(s)
004644

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465 MUTANT 59: THE PLASTIC EATERS
Pedler, Kit and Gerry Davis
Viking, 1972, 0670496626

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Price sticker residue on the letter "T" in jacket title. Heavy laminate rippling and creasing on the front jacket flap, with creasing only the rear flap, else near fine copy very good jacket with code 0272 and $5.95 price both intact. Straight, square copy without previous owner's marks.

003961

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466 TERMINAL GAMES
Perriman, Cole
Bantam, 1994, 0553095188

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Lurin, Larry
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor wrinkling from shelving at bottom edge of front panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A cyber-thriller.

000733

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467 UNTITLED (POSTCARD)
Picacio, John
2006, 

First Edition, Pictorial Cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Picacio, John
Full color postcard (6" x 8.5" in size) featuring a collage of untitled illustrations by John Picacio. Promotional card for galleries, news and events at John Picacio's website.

003316

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468 A GATHERING OF GARGOYLES
Pierce, Meredith Ann
Little, Brown & Co., 1984, 0316707376

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Kelley, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Faint dust soiling at top edge of page block especially near spine. The front jacket shows a faint crease at lower right corner with general edgewear at corners and spine edges. Small scuffed area (1 cm x 2 cm) at left edge of front jacket panel. Aside from these defects the pages are clean and tight, the spine is square and the jacket has no tear-outs and is not price-clipped. A Near Fine copy in Very Good jacket. Volume II of The Darkangel Trilogy. Preceded by The Darkangel. "Set on a deilberately anachronistic moon, where vampires, maidens, witches and beasts live alongside denizens with diversely colored skins, these Gothic, breathless adventures display a fresh, assured imagination." Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature, 4A-205.

003027

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469 FUZZY PAPERS [THE]
Piper, H. Beam
Nelson Doubleday, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael R.
Book Club Edition, first hardcover and first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Issued by Science Fiction Book Club. First printing code H 03 on page 308 with code #1108 on rear jacket flap. Published in February 1977, this original Book Club omnibus edition collects Little Fuzzy (1962) and The Other Human Race (1964) for the first time in hardcover. Green boards with red spine lettering. Heavy jacket crinkling at head and heel of spine panel with two tear-outs, one 1.5 cm x 1.0 cm at heel and the second at head of spine panel measuring 0.5 cm x 0.5 cm in size. Crinkling also at front and rear jacket panels near corners with the front panelling showing some faint ripples. Closed tear (3cm in length) at bottom edge of front panel. Other than these defects a clean, square copy without the usual owner's bookplates.

003908

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470 TWILIGHT OF THE CITY: A NOVEL OF THE NEAR FUTURE
Platt, Charles
Macmillan Publishing Co., 1977, 0025976206

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Silverman, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Printing and First US edition. (Originally published as "The City Dwellers" in the UK.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Small closed tear (1cm in length) at top edge near spine fold with a small nick at bottom edge of front panel. Page block is clean, square and bright. It's 1997, and America is on the verge of collapse - prescient.

004405

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471 EARLY POHL [THE]
Pohl, Frederik
Nelson Doubleday, 1976, 0385110146

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rauch, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Collects a poem and eight stories published by Pohl in magazines between 1941 and 1944. Introduction with autobiographical comment by Pohl for each story. Jacket shows age-related fading. Title on spine very faded due to sunning. Despite its age, this copy is in excellent condition. This copy is straight, square and the jacket is without tears and un-clipped with original $5.95 price intact. There is no previous owner's marks and it's not remainder marked, an endemic problem with copies of this title. An excellent collector's copy.

004262

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472 BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZON
Pohl, Frederik
Del Rey/Ballantine, 1980, 0345286448

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light crinkling at top and bottom edge of spine panel, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Excellent condition for a significant book this age. Sequel to Gateway, which won the 1977 Nebula and 1978 Hugo Awards. Gateway and is considered one of the classics in the SF genre. Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) *4-333. Award History: 1980 Nebula Nominee; 1981 Hugo Nominee.

004169

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473 VOICES OF HEAVEN [THE] (SIGNED)
Pohl, Frederik and Jack Williamson
Tor, 1994, 0312856431

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Signed by Pohl on the title page. Stand alone novel and SF thriller, where a small, struggling colony of humans are caught up in the intrigues of the indigeneous inhabitants' struggle against the colonizing humans.
Signed by Author(s)
000180

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474 GODMOTHER NIGHT
Pollack, Rachel
St. Martins Press, 1996, 031214606X

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Woolley, Janet
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 nor ex-library copy. Winner of the 1997 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. A contemporary fairytale with feminist elements. Pollack is also the author of the very good Unquenchable Fire (winner of the 1989 Arthur C. Clarke Award), and its sequel, Temporary Agency (nominated for the 1994 Nebula Award). Award History: 1997 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

000826

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475 DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE
Powers, Tim
Ace, 1985, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Walotsky, Ron
Book Club, first printing and first hardcover edition. (First published in paperback by Ace in 1984.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Science Fiction Book Club edition with first printing code PO28 on page 218. (This SFBC edition preceded the Chatto & Windus UK hardcover edition by five months.) Yellow cloth lettered in black on spine. Faint dust soiling smudge at corner of top page block edge near spine. Light rubbing at corners and top and bottom edges of spine panel with associated crinkling. Two closed tears, the first (3 cm in length) at bottom corner of rear jacket panel and the second (0.75 in length) at lower tip of front jacket fold. Faint crease in jacket near spine on front panel. Aside from these defects a square, straight copy without stains, clipping or previous owner's marks. A very nice copy of a rare book with the classic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Ron Walotsky. Award History: 1985 Philip K. Dick Award Winner; 1985 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card); 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin).

003733

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476 DECLARE (SIGNED & DATED)
Powers, Tim
Morrow, 2001, 0380976528

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (Preceded by the Subterranean Press limited edition published in 2000.) Signed upside down by Powers as is his practice and dated "01/23/01" placing this copy in the same month as publication, a unique copy beyond just having a signature. Copies of Declare now run into the 3rd printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Supernatural espionage novel set in 1963. Award History: 2002 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Finalist, Adult Literature. (Lost to The Curse of Chalion by Bujold.) Co-Winner of the 2001 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. (Tied with Galveston by Sean Stewart.) Winner of the International Horror Guild Award for Best Horror Novel. San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Best of 2001 List.
Signed by Author(s)
001833

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477 LIGHT FANTASTIC [THE]
Pratchett, Terry
Colin Smythe, 1987, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Kirby, Josh
Book Club, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Previously published in the UK by Colin Smyth in 1986.) The 2nd 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 are present: Code #11154 on rear jacket panel with first printing code "R32" on page 188. Light blue boards with the title in gold lettering on the spine. (If the gutter code is anything other than R32 and the lettering is not gold then it is a later printing.) Faint bump at head of spine panel, however the jacket is intact, the tips are sharp and the spine is straight and square. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean copy without price clipping and rare to find in fine condition. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A wonderful copy featuring the outstanding full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Josh Kirby. The second Discworld novel, preceded by The Colour of Magic. Doubleday's Science Fiction Book Club became the US distributor and all the Discworld hardcovers in the US were first published as Book Club editions starting with Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) through Witches Abroad (#12). After, all hardcovers were published in the US by HarperCollins. An iconic book.

004478

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478 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

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479 ART OF DISCWORLD [THE]
Pratchett, Terry and Paul Kidby
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075112

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Kidby, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Oversized hardcover art book featurning 112 pages of color paintings and illustrations by Paul Kidby with background commentary and narratives by Terry Pratchett, depicting the characters, places and events chronicled in the Discworld novels.

002808

Price: 55.00 USD
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480 PARABLES FROM OTHER PLANETS: FOLKTALES OF THE UNIVERSE
Prather, Hugh and Gayle Prather
Bantam Books, 1991, 055307251X

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.

003041

Price: 10.00 USD
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481 ULTIMATE FRANKENSTEIN [THE] (SIGNED)
Preiss, Byron (ed) with Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, F. Paul Wilson and Charles de Lint
Preiss Dell, 1991, 0440503523

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Jensen, Bruce
First printing, trade paperback. Minor wear at edges and corners, else fine (unread) softcover copy without tears or defects. Signed by contributing authors Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (and dated "290CT04") and F. Paul Wilson (and inscribed "WHC '006") on the Contents page. Also signed by Charles de Lint (and dated "'04") at his story contribution. Original anthology with stories on the subject of the Frankenstein monster. Authors: Asimov, Katherine Dunn, Aldiss, Bishop, Vonnegut, Resnick, Wilson, Farmer, Yarbro, Schutz, Somtow, Estleman, Tem, Friesner, Schow, Haber, Reeves-Stevens, Harrington, de Lint, Effinger, and Leonard Wolf.
Signed by Author(s)
000267

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482 LAST OF THE AMAZONS
Pressfield, Steven
Doubleday, 2002, 038550098X

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Rawlings, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at head of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Military fiction with fantasy elements set in Ancient Greece during the time of the legendary voyage of Theseus. By the same author of the critically well-received Gates of Fire (1998) and Tides of War (2000). A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003868

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483 EARTH 2150 (USER MANUAL)
Prima Games
SSL, 

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Original Earth 2150 manual for the Windows 98 computer game. Original manual only, the game software IS NOT included. Manual is clean, complete and without marks or tears. Orginal owner.

003400

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484 KILLING OF MONDAY BROWN [THE]
Prowell, Sandra West
Walker & Company, 1994, 0802731848

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Remainder. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club or ex-library copy. Except for an unfortunate remainder dot on bottom edge of page block, an unread copy in very fine jacket. A great reading copy of an excellent mystery novel. Prowell's second book and the second Phoebe Siegel mystery.

003776

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485 SCARECROW AND HIS SERVANT [THE]
Pullman, Philip
Doubleday, 2004, 038540980X

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bailey, Peter
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US was published by Knopf in 2005.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Children's novel, and Pullman's first full-length novel since The Amber Spyglass. Interior and jacket illustrations by Peter Bailey.

002857

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486 AMBER SPYGLASS [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK III
Pullman, Philip
Knopf, 2000, 0679879269

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rohmann, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the edition published in the UK by Scholastic.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Faint handling related wear and smudging to page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. In addition, the circular cut-out in the jacket panel is intact without the usual rips and tears, a common defect with this title. A square, straight copy without the usual previous owner's marks. The US hardcover edition is currently in its fifth printing. Award History: 2001 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to joint winners Declare by Powers and Galveston by Stewart.)

004208

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487 SUBTLE KNIFE [THE]: HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOK II
Pullman, Philip
Knopf, 1997, 0679879250

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Near Fine. Book. Rohmann, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder for ex-library copy. Page block shows some moderate, handling-related wear from having been read, but is straight and square without the ubiquitous inscriptions by previous owners. Jacket shows light crinkling at the head and heel of spine panel edges. Aside from this shelving defects the jacket is complete, without tears with the original $20.00 price intact. Very difficult to find copies without remainder marks or previous owner's inscriptions. Award History: 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to Earthquake Weather by Tim Powers.)

004421

Price: 75.00 USD
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488 BENEATH THE GATED SKY
Reed, Robert
Tor Books, 1997, 0312862695

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
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 number line complete. Sequel to Beyond the Veil of Stars (1994).

004386

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489 WIDOWMAKERS
Resnick, Mike
Science Fiction Book Club, 1998, 1568659504

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Donato
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy with un-clipped jacket. Omnibus edition that collects The Widowmaker (1996), The Widowmaker Reborn (1997) and The Widowmaker Unleashed (1998) all originally published in paperback.

004012

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490 DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED)
Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
Science Fiction Book Club, 2005, 1582881642

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Giancola, Donato
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by contributor Robert J Sawyer and dated "13 April 2009" on the contents page. Original publication by the Science Fiction Book Club with "First Science Fiction Book Club printing May 2005" stated on copyright page. Slight wear with corners lightly bumped with moderate bumping at top and bottom edges of spine panel. Original anthology edited by Mike Resnick featuring SF mystery novellas by Mike Resnick, David Gerrold, Catherine Asaro, Robert Reed, Jack McDevitt and Robert J. Sawyer.
Signed by Author(s)
003534

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491 LASHER
Rice, Anne
Knopf, 1993, 0679412956

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Very fine (unread) copy in fine dustjacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to The Witching Hour. Difficult to find first printings in fine condition and without previous owner's marks or dedications.

000284

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492 TALE OF THE BODY THIEF [THE]
Rice, Anne
Knopf, 1992, 0679405283

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very slight shelfwear-related crinkling to top edge of spine panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine dustjacket. Difficult to find first printings in fine condition and without previous owner's marks or dedications. Fourth book in the Vampire Chronicles.

000332

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493 WITCHING HOUR [THE]
Rice, Anne
Knopf, 1990, 0394587863

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight shelfwear to edges with very minor soiling to bottom edge of text block, else fine (unread) condition in fine dustjacket. Difficult to find first printings in fine condition and without previous owner's marks or dedications. A straight, square copy without price clipping. Unusual to find copies in fine condition. Award History: 1991 Locus Award for Best Horror/Dark Fantasy Novel.

000285

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494 LAST PENDRAGON: A NOVEL [THE]
Rice, Robert
Walker & Company, 1991, 0802711804

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Fine. Ex-Library. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy. Not a book club edition. This copy has the usual ex-library markings, stamps, paste-ons and heavy handling. Spine slightly cocked. However, the dustjacket itself has been cleaned and all library tape residue and stickers have been removed from the jacket and spine panels. The jacket is clean, complete with price intact. The jacket is in fine condition and is an excellent candidate to marry to a copy in superior condition. An excellent re-telling of the Arthurian saga.

003211

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495 CURFEW
Rickman, Phil
Putnam, 1993, 0399138617

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Wood, Rob
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK as "Crybbe" in 1993.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The author's first book. A clean, square copy without price-clipping.

003957

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496 INTO THE LOOKING GLASS
Ringo, John
Baen, 2005, 0743498801

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Miller, Kurt
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Aside from some faint age-related edgewear, a fine copy in fine jacket.

003454

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497 TITAN'S CURSE: PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS BOOK 3
Riordan, Rick
Miramax Books, 2007, 1423101456

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

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498 SELLAMILLION [THE]: THE DISAPPOINTING OTHER TOLKIEN PARODY
Roberts, A. R. R. R. (aka Adam Roberts)
Golllancz, 2004, 0575076119

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Carrel, Douglas
Hardcover UK, first printing and first edition. First published in Great Britain in 2004 by Gollancz stated on copyright page. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket with price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Interior maps by Dave Senior. By the author of The Soddit, this tells the "true" story about the "War of the Thing"...maybe. It will cause smiles and some chuckling to the Tolkien fan.

004804

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499 ON
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2001, 0575071761

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
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. Novel by the author of the critically acclaimed first novel Salt, which was a 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee. (Lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler.) "Fine writing, hard science, carefully crafted dialogue." - Guardian August 12, 2001. Gravity pulls parallel to the ground, instead of perpendicular. Falling forward standing in a plain would be the equivalent of falling from a skyscraper. Very nice full color, wrap-around jacket art by Chris Moore.

002003

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500 SALT
Roberts, Adam
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068965

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Faint vertical fold to rear endpaper leaf, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The author's first book. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Only 900 copies in the first printing. Outstanding full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Chris Moore. Award History: 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee.

001872

Price: 75.00 USD
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