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GODMOTHER NIGHT

By: Pollack, Rachel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Martins Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000826


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 N... View more info

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DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE

By: Powers, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ace: 1985

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003733


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 pan... View more info

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DECLARE (SIGNED & DATED)

By: Powers, Tim

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Morrow: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001833


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 Mythop... View more info

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FORTY SIGNS OF RAIN (SIGNED)

By: Robinson, Kim Stanley

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002629


Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK by HarperCollins.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Robinson on the title page and dated "6-8-04" within one week of the June 1st publication date, making this copy unique. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The first novel in the The Capital Code trilogy. "There is much that is brilliant in Forty Signs of Rain, and even more ... View more info

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SATANIC VERSES [THE]

By: Rushdie, Salman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Viking: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005131


Hardcover first edition, first printing. First American Edition stated on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Faint scuff mark (1cm in length) with two tiny spots on top edge of page block, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, reminder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy with price intact. No previous owner's marks or dedications. Jacket is clean, bright and without marks or tears. Black boards with black cloth and gold let... View more info

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SHIP OF FOOLS

By: Russo, Richard Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ace: 2001

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003716


Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Code 35724 on rear jacket panel. Statement "Ace edition / January 2001" present on copyright page. (Previously published as a trade paperback original by Ace, this first hardcover edition was later published by Ace as a book club edition.) Very faint jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else a very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. An excellent copy for this critically acclaimed, award-winnin... View more info

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STARPLEX

By: Sawyer, Robert J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ace: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004845


Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Originally serialized in the July through October 1996 issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine. Later published in paperback by Ace. This BCE is the first hardcover edition.) The Book Club is also the only hardcover edition to date. Printing code #14361 on rear jacket panel with the printing statement "This book is an Ace original edition, and has never been previously published" plus the ... View more info

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LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE

By: Silverberg, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003956


Hardcover first edition, first printing. (Originally serialized in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1979). Not book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The text block shows age-related wear, but is remarkably clean and square. The jacket, however is in poor condition, it's price-clipped, shows numerous open and closed tears with associated crinkling and chips, especially at the head and heel of the spine panel with creasing in the inner flaps. An excellent co... View more info

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FIRES OF EDEN (SIGNED)

By: Simmons, Dan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000802


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Tiny page dent (0.5cm in size) near the top of the side edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Signed by Simmons on the title page. Vengeful gods and volcano sacrifices against the exotic backdrop of Hawaii, Simmons weaves another macabre tale that's neither fantasy nor horror, but both with a rich flavoring of ironic humor. Very worthy of the Loc... View more info

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ILIUM

By: Simmons, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Eos: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003458


Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (The UK edition was published later by Gollancz in August, 2003.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light bumping with associated jacket crinkling at upper tips. Aside from these defects a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket for this collectible book. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Full color, wrap-around jacket by Gary Ruddell. Award History: 2004 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best... View more info

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GALVESTON

By: Stewart, Sean

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Ace: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002440


Hardcover first edition, first printing. One very small (0.5cm in length) closed jacket tear at top edge of spine panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Difficult to find clean first editions without remainder marks. Thematic sequel to Mockingbird, which was nominated for the 1999 Nebula Award for Best Novel. In the magic infused 21st century, a new wave of magic wa... View more info

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GALVESTON (SIGNED)

By: Stewart, Sean

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ace: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004314


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Light age-related wear on page block edges, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Presentation copy signed by Stewart and inscribed "For Richard - This rope of sand and water - " on the title page. A clean, square copy without price-clipping or jacket tears. Clean first editions without remainder marks are rare to come... View more info

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REDSHIFT RENDEZVOUS

By: Stith, John E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ace: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003255


Book Club and first hardcover edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. (Issued by Science Fiction Book Club, it follows the mass paperback published by Ace.) Ace original edition stated on copyright page. SFBC Code #16011 at bottom rear panel. A single page-leaf is slightly askew from the spine - a printing defect. Faint jacket crease at top right corner side with edges of jacket slightly rubbed, else a near fine copy in fine jacket. Award History: 1990 HOMer Award W... View more info

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YEAR OF OUR WAR [THE]

By: Swainston, Steph

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Gollancz: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002550


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published in paperback by Eos in February 2005.) Debut novel with a great pre-publication blurb by Mieville, describing the book as "one of the ten key New Weird titles." Ariel from The Alien Online describes this debut novel as "an astonishingly detailed and gorgeously realised fantasy scenario." And "[Swainston] transgresses suppo... View more info

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SILMARILLION [THE]

By: Tolkien, J. R. R. (edited by Christopher Tolkien)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003864


Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition. (Previously published in in the UK by George Allen & Unwin.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. True first issue with all points present per Hammond A15c: "First Printing" and "First American Edition" is stated followed by full number line on the copyright page. Price $10.95 intact on front jacket flap with "Father Giles of Ham" listed instead of "Farmer Giles" of Ham ... View more info

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RABBIT AT REST

By: Updike, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004805


Hardcover first edition, first printing and First Trade Edition. (A limited edition was published previously by The Franklin Library.) First Trade Edition stated on copyright page. Updike's fourth and final novel about ex-basketball player Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, preceded by Rabbit, Run (1960), Rabbit Redux (1971) and Rabbit is Rich (1981). First printing points present: purple topstain on top edge of page block and the date "10/90" printed on lower edge of rear jacket ... View more info

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RAINBOWS END: A NOVEL WITH ONE FOOT IN THE FUTURE

By: Vinge, Vernor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tor: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004045


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. A clean, square copy. Award History: 2007 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2007 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel. View more info

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A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY

By: Vinge, Vernor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tor: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004476


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the $27.95 price intact. The excellent sequel (but prequel to the events in) the 1993 Hugo Co-winner and 1992 Nebula Nominated novel A Fire Upon the Deep. The second book in Vinge's Zones of Thought series. Both books are the best alien-contact no... View more info

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GOLIATH (SIGNED)

By: Westerfeld, Scott

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Simon Pulse: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004885


Hardcover first edition, first printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. All first printing points present. Signed by Westerfield and inscribed "To Melissa / 9.29.2011" on the title page, the same month and year as publication, making this a very collectible copy. Light, handling-related wear on jacket edges, with bumping prominent at upper and lower edge of spine panel. Light wear on text blo... View more info

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GEODESICA: ASCENT AND DESCENT OMNIBUS

By: Williams, Sean and Shane Dix

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Science Fiction Book Club: 2006

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004795


Book Club Edition and first hardcover edition. First SFBC Fantasy Printing: February 2006 stated on the copyright page. Light, handling related edgewear, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy. Omnibus collecting Ascent (2005) and Descent (2006), co-written by these talented Australian authors. Ascent and Descent were first published in paperback in Australia, this is the first US and first hardcover editions fo... View more info