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PLATO PAPERS: A PROPHECY [THE]

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003035


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. View more info

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MOSTLY HARMLESS

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004101


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'... View more info

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ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY (SIGNED)

By: Anders, Charlie Jane

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Tor: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004997


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Charlie Jane Anders on the title page. Rare thus, because the author usually signs on the half title page because of the tree illustration covering both leaves of the title page. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy in clean jacket without marks or price-clipping. Award Histo... View more info

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ASSEMBLERS OF INFINITY

By: Anderson, Kevin J. and Doug Beason

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bantam Spectra: 1993

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004549


Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Originally published in 1992 as a serial in Analog magazine. Subsequently published as a paperback. This is the first hardcover edition.) Page block shows light, handling related edge wear. Light jacket chipping at upper tips and crinkling at lower edge of spine panel, else the jacket is bright and intact. No inscriptions or previous owner's marks. A near fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: 1994 Lo... View more info

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DAY OF THEIR RETURN [THE]

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $14.70

Publisher: Doubleday: 1974

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003391


Book Club and first hardcover edition. Code 6067 on rear jacket flap. Binding priority A (no printing code on page), per L. W. Curry, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, 1979. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. Jacket only faintly chipped at corners, else a clean, square copy without clipping. The jacket is clean, sharp and nearly perfect, unusual condition for a boo... View more info

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DANCER FROM ATLANTIS [THE]

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002742


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 jack... View more info

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BROTHER TERMITE

By: Anthony, Patricia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000401


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Second novel by the author of Cold Allies. Tale of alien mind control in the White House. "Anthony is a fine prose stylist with a knack for creating believable characters in a small space." Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-13. This novel has been sold to a major studio for motio... View more info

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COLD ALLIES

By: Anthony, Patricia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000669


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "A" present. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Anthony's first novel. She's also the author of Brother Termite, Happy Policeman and Flanders. "A fine first novel." Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, II30. Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Debuts, pg. 207. Anthony's novel F... View more info

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CRADLE OF SPLENDOR

By: Anthony, Patricia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ace: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001814


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Brazil joins the space race by launching a rocket into orbit. The mysterious means of propulsion begins a scramble among the rest of the space to discover what sort of propulsion Brazil's rockets used to reach orbit. View more info

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OMNIVORE

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003736


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 boar... View more info

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TOTAL RECALL

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Morrow: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000078


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Some minor age-related edge wear, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Novelization of the Sci-Fi movie Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, in turn based upon the short story by Philip K. Dick: "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." The film version remained loyal to PKD's compelling vision of corrupt political syste... View more info

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BALOOK

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Underwood-Miller: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004875


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy in pristine condition. Jacket art and interior illustrations by Patrick Woodruffe. View more info

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ISLE OF WOMAN

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tor: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003852


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. View more info

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SERPENT'S SILVER

By: Anthony, Piers and Robert E. Margroff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tor: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003790


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 fanta... View more info

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EMPRESS OF THE ENDLESS DREAM [THE]

By: Arden, Tom

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002182


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 qu... View more info

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A WOMAN OF THE IRON PEOPLE

By: Arnason, Eleanor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Morrow: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002324


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor crinkling to extremities of dustjacket edges from wear, else fine jacket without price-clipping or tears. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very minor bow to front cover board, else near fine condition. Arnason's first SF novel. Anthropological SF novel surrounding the investigation by a woman scientist of the alien culture on a planet in the Sigma Draconis system. The human survey team is riven by gender and so... View more info

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004451


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. If these points are not present it is not a first printing. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneous with the Phantasia Press limited edition.) Faint wear at tips of jacket. There is a single 1 cm closed tear at bottom tip... View more info

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PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Doubleday Foundation: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004352


Hardcover first edition, first printing and first trade edition. (Preceded by the limited edition published by Phantasia Press.) Very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Published without the "First Edition" statement on the copyright page - one of the few Doubleday books that has no statement of printing on the copyright page. (The "First Edition" statement was sold to Phantasia Press for the limited edition.... View more info

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ROBOTS AND EMPIRE

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000080


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, Book Club or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with code P 032 on page 382 and code 0985 on rear jacket flap. (Again, it is not a Book Club edition, but was published by Doubleday simultaneously with the Phantasia Press edition.) Faint jacket crinkling at bottom and top corners of spine panel. One very small (0.5 cm in length) closed tear at top edge of rear jacket panel. A single 3 inch closed tear running di... View more info

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FANTASTIC VOYAGE II: DESTINATION BRAIN

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005036


Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very jacket. A clean, square copy in pristine jacket with price intact. in protective brodart cover. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Beautiful condition for a book this age. View more info