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HUMPTY DUMPTY: AN OVAL

By: Knight, Damon

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Tor: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000742


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition. Not a remainder nor ex-library. A fascinating novel by one of the greatly under-appreciated Science Fiction authors. (The jacket is non-glossy, thus prone to marks and scratches easily hidden under mylar sleeves. This jacket is unmarked in any way.) Difficult to find copies of this title with very fine dustjackets. Award History: 1997 Nebula Preliminary Ballot. View more info

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NIGHTMARE JOURNEY

By: Koontz, Dean R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Berkley Putnam: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002784


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The pageblock is tanned, normal for a book this age manufactured before acid-free paper. Minor foxing at top edge of text block. Jacket edges slightly worn with some liver-spotting to white rear cover. One small horizontal scuff at top edge of front jacket panel with jacket crease at front corner of spine. Else a straight, square near fine copy in near fine jacket. A complex story tak... View more info

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MAXIMUM LIGHT (SIGNED)

By: Kress, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tor: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005074


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Kress on the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket in protective brodart sleeve. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square and pristine copy. View more info

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QUIET POOLS [THE]

By: Kube-McDowell, Michael P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ace: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000906


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor age-related wear, else fine copy in fine jacket. Critically acclaimed SF novel about the political intrigue and social conflict over the plan, called the Diaspora Project, to send Earth's best people on a lifelong star voyage of colonization. Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-239. Clute, Science Fiction:The Illustrated Encyclopedia - Notable Works, pg. 206. Award History: 1990 HOMer Awa... View more info

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MANY WATERS

By: L'Engle, Madeleine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004574


Hardcover first edition, first printing. "First Edition, 1986" stated on copyright page. Not a book club, reminder or ex-library. Minor age-related wear to page block edges (normal handling for a book this age). Jacket and boards lightly bumped at upper tips and bottom of spine panel, else a near fine copy in near fine jacket. Jacket is complete with $12.95 price intact. A rare first printing that is neither price-clipped nor an ex-library copy. A straight, squar... View more info

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ORCHID EATER [THE]

By: Laidlaw, Marc

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martins Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003138


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in poor jacket including jagged 2cm closed tear at top left corner of front panel and jacket crinkling at corners and bottom edge of spine panel. The copy is clean, straight and without marks of any kind. A fine copy to marry to a jacket in superior condition. Novel by the same author of the gonzo SF novel Dad's Nuke (1985). Laidlaw won the 1996 International Horro... View more info

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WAR MACHINES OF KALINTH [THE]: THE 2ND SAGA OF DIRSHAN, THE GOD-KILLER

By: Lancour, Gene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004056


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. State first edition. Some light foxing to the page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping and jacket intact. Fine condition for a book this age. The second book in the Dirsham the Godkiller series, preceded by The Lerios Mecca (1973). View more info

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BATTLESTAR GALATICA

By: Larson, Glen A. And Robert Thurston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: 1978

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003905


Book Club, first hardcover edition and first printing. A fine copy in near fine jacket. Not remainder or ex-library copy. Issued by Science Fiction Book Club, this novel is based upon the original TV series. First printing code I47 on page 214 and code #1953 on rear jacket panel. (Published in December 1978, three months after the paperback edition by Berkely.) Light foxing at top edge of page block. Jacket lightly rubbed in spot at top corner of spine hinge and scatter... View more info

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A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA

By: Le Guin, Ursula K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperPrism: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003636


Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing stated with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Interior Illustrations by Michael Storrings. Collects 10 stories, including two from the Hainish universe. Award History: 1994 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The Matter of Seggri by Le Guin and Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer). View more info

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ANCILLARY MERCY

By: Leckie, Ann

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Orbit: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004982


Trade paperback, first printing. True first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy. Page block is clean, square and without any remainder mark so common with this title. Award History: 2016 Locus Award for Best SF Novel; 2016 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin); 2016 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Uprooted by Naomi Novik). View more info

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ON SUCH A FULL SEA: A NOVEL

By: Lee, Chang-Rae

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004708


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Number "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The jacket is complete with price intact. Faint jacket wrinkle at bottom edge of front panel with some scattered faint smudges, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Text block is clean, square and without marks. (The jacket is unlaminated, thus very prone to smudges and stains, which are absent on this copy. Increasingly scarce to find fi... View more info

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A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS

By: Leiber, Fritz

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Walker & Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003722


First edition, first printing. A fine copy in fine dust jacket without tears or marks. (Originally published as a three-part serial in Galaxy magazine in 1968.) Normal age-related wear to side edge of page block. Price ($4.95) intact on front flap with "First Published" present on copyright page. (See L.W. Currey, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors, 1979.) Excellent condition for a book this age. Black and white two panel jacket illustration by Gaughan. View more info

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SILK CODE [THE]

By: Levinson, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tor: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003865


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very small closed tear (0.5 cm in size) at lower tip of rear jacket panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2000 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best First Novel. View more info

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UNTIED KINGDOM

By: Lovegrove, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002346


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Britain is a pariah state bombed and embargoed back into a semi-fedual society where the social order is breaking down. The story becomes an Odyssey adventure through the deteriorating British countryside when Fen begins the unwilling pursuit to London where his (estranged and not much missed) wife, has been taken by the Bulldog gang as a (not so unwilling) concubine by the ... View more info

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WORLDSTORM

By: Lovegrove, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002797


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US publication date known.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Novel where everyone has paranormal powers. By the same author of Untied Kingdom and The Foreigners. View more info

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PROVENDER GLEED

By: Lovegrove, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003119


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US edition known at this time.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Future England ruled by plutocratic families, and scion Provender Gleed decides to avoid a marriage and go on the run. A very funky coming-of-age tale. View more info

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MAZE OF WORLDS (SIGNED)

By: Lumley, Brian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tor: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001691


Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by the Hodder & Stoughton, UK edition published in 1997 as The House of Doors: Second Visit.) Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Signed by Lumley on the title page. Sequel to The House of Doors. View more info

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WORLD OUT OF MIND

By: M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003777


Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light rubbing at board edges and spine corners with moderate jacket crinkling and chipping at head and heel of spine panel. Page block edges, especially the top edge, are age-darkened. The $2.75 price is intact on front jacket flap. A straight, square copy in blue boards with red spine lettering. Pseudonym of J. T. McIntosh. Former owner's name ... View more info

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LENS OF THE WORLD (SIGNED)

By: MacAvoy, R.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004590


Hardcover first edition, first printing. State First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed and inscribed "To Larry/Bertie MacAvoy" on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket wrapped in protective brodart cover. Volume 1 in the Nazhuret of Sordaling series. View more info

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HOUSE OF STORMS [THE]

By: Macleod, Ian R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster UK: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003009


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Ace in May 2005.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to The Light Ages. (The US edition of Light Ages was published May 6, 2003 and precedes the UK edition, published June 2, 2003. However the UK edition features the outstanding jacket illustration by Edward Miller.) Alternate history where magic triumphed over ... View more info