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PLATO PAPERS: A PROPHECY [THE], Ackroyd, Peter
1 PLATO PAPERS: A PROPHECY [THE]
Ackroyd, Peter
Doubleday, 2000, 0385497687 / 9780385497688

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Fine. Book. Hsu, Timothy
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. (Previously published in the UK in 1999 by Chatto & Windus.) Faint page fold on half-title page, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.

003035

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MOSTLY HARMLESS, Adams, Douglas
2 MOSTLY HARMLESS
Adams, Douglas
Harmony Books, 1992, 0517577402 / 9780517577400

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cross, Peter
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the Heinemann UK edition published in 1992.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Trace of age-related wear on top edge of page block, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping or the usual previous owner's marks. The fifth and final book in the classic Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. A good read when you need some perspective on life's craziness. "[P]art satire, part slapstick." Barron, (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-1.

004101

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DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE], Anderson, Poul
3 DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE]
Anderson, Poul
Doubleday, 1971, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Poor. Book. Frazetta, Frank
Book Club Edition and first world edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Seven binding priorities, which this is Currey binding priority (A) with Code 29 M on page 179. Jacket code 3411 on rear flap. Light dust soiling on top edge of text block. Jacket is chipped at top and bottom of spine panel, two closed 3cm vertical tears at bottom edge of jacket, "91335" inscribed by previous owner on rear panel, and spots, possibly from a spill, on front and side jacket panels. Although the jacket for this copy is poor, the copy itself in in fine condition. Not leaned, not remainder nor ex-library. A clean, straight copy for book this age. A great copy for a collector wanting to marry a fine copy with a better jacket.

002742

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ISLE OF WOMAN, Anthony, Piers
4 ISLE OF WOMAN
Anthony, Piers
Tor, 1993, 0312855648 / 9780312855642

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Peterson, Eric
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. The first book in the Geodyssey series.

003852

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OMNIVORE, Anthony, Piers
5 OMNIVORE
Anthony, Piers
Ballantine Books, 1969, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. 
Book Club Edition, first printing and first US hardcover edition. (Originally published in paperback by Ballantine Books in 1968. The first hardcover was published in the UK by Faber & Faber in 1969 per L. W. Curry, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, 1979.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Science Fiction Book Club first printing with printing code 20 K on page 187 and Code #1825 on rear jacket flap. Dark blue boards lettered in white. Small jacket tear out (0.5 cm x 1 cm square) at lower spine panel. Light jacket crinkling at head and heel of spine panel with slight chipping at upper tips. Closed tear (2 cm in length) at top right corner of rear jacket panel. Aside from these defects a clean, square copy without clipping or stains. Faint edgewear with jacket lightly age tanned at edges, else near fine copy in very good jacket. Jacket is non-glossy paper without illustrator credit. Due to paper jacket condition it's difficult to find copies of this title without jacket stains. First book in Anthony's Omnivore trilogy.

003736

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SERPENT'S SILVER, Anthony, Piers and Robert E. Margroff
6 SERPENT'S SILVER
Anthony, Piers and Robert E. Margroff
Tor, 1988, 0312931034 / 9780312931032

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Sweet, Darrell K.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block shows the usual age-related tonning with some added handlling-related wear. Spine ends and corners have some light bumping and rubbing. Very small nick at bottom edge of front jacket panel. Aside from the normal wear on a book this age, a straight, square copy without the usual price-clipping. Sequel to Dragon's Gold and the second book in the Adventures of Kelvin Rud fantasy series. Another fun and fantastical jacket illustration by Darrell K. Sweet.

003790

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EMPRESS OF THE ENDLESS DREAM [THE], Arden, Tom
7 EMPRESS OF THE ENDLESS DREAM [THE]
Arden, Tom
Gollancz, 2001, 0575063742 / 9780575063747

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Jenkins, Kevin
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US publication for any book in this excellent fantasy series.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The Fifth Book of The Orokon series. The final volume in Arden's five-volume apocalyptic fantasy epic comprising macabre humor, horror, dark fantasy and mysticism all set in a world equivalent to our 17th century Europe, where the world-saving youth begins the quest as a remarkably unlikable and immature young man, a refreshing break from the one dimensional, wholesome hero-types we usually get in quest fantasy novels. Arden is relatively unknown in the U.S. and deserves more recognition. Innovative adult fantasy at its very best. Beautiful dust jacket illustration by Kevin Jenkins.

002182

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VISIONS OF FANTASY: TALES FROM THE MASTERS (SIGNED), Asimov, Isaac and Martin Greenberg (eds)
8 VISIONS OF FANTASY: TALES FROM THE MASTERS (SIGNED)
Asimov, Isaac and Martin Greenberg (eds)
Doubleday, 1989, 0385263597 / 9780385263597

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Elmore, Larry
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated "First Edition, October 1989" on copyright page. Signed by contributing author Jane Yolen and dated "2015" at her story contribution. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket is clean, without tears with price intact. Collects 12 fantasy stories, previously published. Cover and interior black and white illustrations by Larry Elmore. Introduction by Isaac Asimov. Contributing authors include: Anne McCaffrey; William Lee; Jane Yolen; Howard Goldsmith; Bruce Coville; Ray Bradbury; Marion Zimmer Bradley; Madeleine L'Engle; Isaac Asimov; Al Sarrantonio; Lewis & Edith Shiner; and Elizabeth S. Helfman.
Signed by Author(s)
003893

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MYTH-ING PERSONS, Asprin, Robert
9 MYTH-ING PERSONS
Asprin, Robert
Donning Starblaze, 1984, 0898653797 / 9780898653793

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good, No Jacket. Book. Foglio, Phil
Trade paperback, first edition and first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate shelfwear on bottom edge of textblock, else fine copy. The pages are clean, the corners are square and the spine is straight. The fifth book in the funnily absurdist "Myth" series. Reputedly inspired by the Bob Hope-Bing Crosby "Road" movies, this is pure entertainment. Fun full color, wrap-around jacket and very funny interior illustrations by Phil Foglio.

003234

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SHATTERED SPHERE [THE], Asprin, Robert and Lynn Abbey
10 SHATTERED SPHERE [THE]
Asprin, Robert and Lynn Abbey
Nelson Doubleday, 1986, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Velez, Walter
Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. First Printing code Q50 on page 727. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Omnibus, it collects the popular shared-world Thieves World anthologies The Dead of Winter (1985), Soul of the City (1986) and Blood Ties (1986). First hardcover appearances for each novel and are the seventh and eighth books in series respectively. This omnibus is also the first appearance and true first hardcover for Blood Ties, the ninth book in the Thieves' World series. This book club edition includes endpaper maps of the city and surrounding area. A very nice copy, unusual to find BCE this age in fine condition.

004172

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HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER, Attanasio, A.A.
11 HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER
Attanasio, A.A.
HarperCollins, 1991, 0060179090 / 9780060179090

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Kang Yi
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Click to view the full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Kang Yi. Award History: 1992 World Fantasy Award Nominee.

000082

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HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL, Attanasio, A.A.
12 HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL
Attanasio, A.A.
HarperCollins Publishers, 1991, 0060179090 / 9780060179090

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Yi, Kang
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. Wonderful full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Kang Yi.

004383

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HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL, Attanasio, A.A.
13 HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL
Attanasio, A.A.
Grafton Books, 1991, 0246135751 / 9780246135759

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Houten, Mick van
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the HarperCollins US edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete.

004384

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PLAINS OF PASSAGE [THE] (SIGNED), Auel, Jean M.
14 PLAINS OF PASSAGE [THE] (SIGNED)
Auel, Jean M.
Crown Publishers, 1990, 0517580497 / 9780517580493

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Hiroko
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed and inscribed "To Jan" by Auel on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block is square and intact, but shows age and handling-related wear from having been carefully read. Overall, the text block is clean, but not bright. Dust jacket is bright, intact and without the usual sunning along the spine panel common to this large volume. A near fine copy in fine jacket. The fourth novel in the Earth's Children series.
Signed by Author(s)
004873

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OR ELSE MY LADY KEEPS THE KEY (SIGNED), Baker, Kage
15 OR ELSE MY LADY KEEPS THE KEY (SIGNED)
Baker, Kage
Subterranean Press, 2008, 1596061626 / 9781596061620

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Miller, Edward
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Limited edition, one of 2000 signed and unnumbered copies by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Signed by Baker on the limitation page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket illustration by Edward Miller. Award History: Locus Magazine 2008 Recommended Reading List - Novellas.
Signed by Author(s)
004521

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CABAL, Barker, Clive
16 CABAL
Barker, Clive
Poseidon Press, 1988, 0671626884 / 9780671626884

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Minor, Wendell
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Number "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects The Life of Death, How Spoilers Bleed, Twilight at the Towers and The Last Illusion, novelettes originally published in 1985. Jacket is bumped at top and bottom edges of spine panel, else complete without tears with $18.95 price intact. Page block shows age-related wear, but otherwise square. Book appears to have been read once, but carefully. A well-preserved copy of a popular book. Near fine condition for a book usually handled roughly by previous owners.

004568

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EVERVILLE, Barker, Clive
17 EVERVILLE
Barker, Clive
HarperCollins, 1994, 0060177160 / 9780060177164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Reinert, Kirk
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to The Great and Secret Show (1989).

004422

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DARKMANS, Barker, Nicola
18 DARKMANS
Barker, Nicola
Fourth Estate, 2007, 0007193629 / 9780007193622

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. "First Published in Great Britain in 2007" stated on copyright page with "1" present. Critically acclaimed, shortlisted for the 2007 Booker Prize, a phantasmagorical fantasy little known this side of the Atlantic. Page block edges show minimal handling related wear, otherwise a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket with original UK price intact. A clean, square copy. Jacket is intact without tears or stains. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. "[A] torrent of inventive prose and an irresistible synthesis of wickedly humorous and unsettlingly supernatural elements more than compensate for the loose itinerary." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 2007 Booker Prize Shortlist (lost to The Gathering by Anne Enright of Ireland).

004601

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MOJO AND THE PICKLE JAR, Bell, Douglas
19 MOJO AND THE PICKLE JAR
Bell, Douglas
Tor, 1991, 0812508807 / 9780812508802

First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First printing, paperback. Fine (unread) copy in fine pictorial wrappers. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy. Award History: 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to The Cipher by Kathe Koja); 1991 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to King of Morning, Queen of Day by Ian McDonald).

002594

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LAST DRAGONLORD [THE], Bertin, Joanne
20 LAST DRAGONLORD [THE]
Bertin, Joanne
Tor, 1998, 0312864299 / 9780312864293

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First book in the Dragonlords series. Award History: 1999 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best First Novel (lost to Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson).

004068

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