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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

Condition: Near Fine


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 inked out on front free endpaper. The wonderful Golden Age 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

ISBN: 0688094848

Condition: Very Fine


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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LIGHT AGES [THE]

By: Macleod, Ian R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ace: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003286

ISBN: 0441010555

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (The US edition precedes the UK by one month.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club nor ex-library copy. Identified as the "First American Edition May 2003" on the copyright page. However, it's official published date is May 6, 2003 and precedes the official publication date of June 2, 2003 for the UK edition published by Earthlight. (However, the UK edition features the outstanding jacket illustration by Edward Miller... 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

ISBN: 0743256727

Condition: Very Fine


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 science in the 17th century. House of Storms takes place one hundred years after the events in Light Ages. "The House of ... View more info

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ENGINE CITY

By: Macleod, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Orbit: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002308

ISBN: 1841491489

Condition: Very Fine


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published January 2003 by Tor.) Book Three and the concluding volume in the Engines of Light space opera series. Full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Lee Gibbons. View more info

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LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT

By: Macleod, Ken

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Orbit: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003093

ISBN: 1841493430

Condition: Hold


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The first US edition was published November 1, 2005 by Tor. Award History: 2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Finalist (lost to Market Forces by Richard Morgan); 2006 Shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award (lost to Air by Geoff Ryman); 2006 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Spin by Robert Charles Wilson). View more info

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COSMONAUT KEEP

By: Macleod, Ken

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Orbit: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001778

ISBN: 1857239865

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The US edition was published in 2001.) Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Best Novel Nominee for the 2002 Hugo Award. (Lost to American Gods by Gaiman.) First Contact novel, and first in the Engines of Light, a new series that is both near-future political intrigue and space opera. Macleod, the Scottish equivalent of Bruce Sterling, is the author of the The Star Fraction (a 1996 runner-up for the Arthur C. Clarke Award), and like Sterl... View more info

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INSIDE STRAIGHT: A WILDCARDS NOVEL (SIGNED)

By: Martin, George R. R. (ed) and Melinda Snodgrass

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tor: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004294

ISBN: 0765317818

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by co-editor Melinda Snodgrass on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint dent on lower edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Edited by George R. R. Martin, original anthology set in Martin's Wildcards universe. Contributing authors include: Daniel Abraham, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Carrie Vaughn, Michael Cassutt, Caroline Spector, John Jos. Miller, George R. R. Martin, Ian Tregillis and S. L. Farrell. View more info

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CYBERWEB

By: Mason, Lisa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: AvoNova/Morrow: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001625

ISBN: 0688139876

Condition: Very Fine


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to Arachne. View more info

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ORION ARM: THE RAMPART WORLDS BOOK 2

By: May, Julian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Voyager: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001530

ISBN: 0002246244

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Ballantine/Del Rey US edition.) First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The second volume in the Rampart Worlds series. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping in bright jacket. View more info

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MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED)

By: McAuley, Paul J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: PS Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001577

ISBN: 1902880099

Condition: Very Fine


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition. Limited edition numbered to 200 signed copies. Signed by McAuley and Introducer Michael Swanwick on the limitation page. Full color, wrap-around jacket by David A. Hardy. PS Publising is a specialty publisher of mostly original works, all novellas, commissioned by Peter Crowther. Each one also comes with an original introduction, written by a fellow author. They are true firsts, limited to 200 hardbacks and 300 paperbacks, and signed and numbered. SF novella, chronologically the first of a series dealing with the afte... View more info

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SECRET OF LIFE [THE]

By: McAuley, Paul J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Voyager: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001849

ISBN: 0002259044

Condition: As New


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, true first edition and first printing. (The first US edition was published June, 2001.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. In 2025 the Earth is irreparably damaged. Commercial greed, political infighting and a mass fear that whatever is done will only make things worse hampers the search for scientific solutions to the devastation. An active micro-organism discovered several kilometres below the Mars surface by scientists at the Chinese Martian base is smuggled back to Earth and accidentally plunged into the Pacific Ocean. The "c... View more info

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WHOLE WIDE WORLD

By: McAuley, Paul J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Voyager: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002064

ISBN: 0002259036

Condition: As New


Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Tor in May, 2002.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A noir SF thriller set in near-future Britain. "Despite the bleak background of Whole Wide World, there's a thoroughly satisfying outcome. A good, tough and thoughtful SF thriller." - David Langford, Amazon website. Award History: Locus Recommending Reading List for 2001. (Locus, February, 2002.) View more info

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CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE

By: McAuley, Paul J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001093

ISBN: 0575064277

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Avon Eos in June 1998.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. "McAuley has begun shaping a powerful epic that could be one of the most important in recent SF." - Locus, December 1997, pg. 68. "It promises to be a major work that will undoubtedly be compared to Majipoor and other SF creations." - Science Fiction Chronicle, February 1998, pg. 59. "On a distant planet seeded with 10,000 bloodlines, beset by crumbling technology an... View more info

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SHRINE OF STARS: THE THIRD BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE

By: McAuley, Paul J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001327

ISBN: 0575064293

Condition: Very Fine


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. The Third Book of the Confluence trilogy, set 10 million years in mankind's future. Preceded by Child of the River (Gollancz 1997) and Ancients of Days (Gollancz 1998). View more info

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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE

By: McAuley, Paul J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002465

ISBN: 0575064285

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Morrow in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. The second book in McAuley's future history series, preceded by Child of the River (which made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List). Millions of years in the future, a group of the humanoid, but not quite human, population explore the artificial world called Confluence. "[E]ndless, variegated stream of images and episodes that McAuley produces from his magic hat." Locus - September ... View more info

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COELURA [THE]

By: McCaffrey, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tor: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000830

ISBN: 0312930429

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US trade edition. (Preceded by the limited edition published by Underwood Miller. A UK edition was published next, followed by the Tor trade edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Previously published by Underwood-Miller in 1983. The first novel in The Crystal Universe. Novella with interior illustrations by Ned Dameron. View more info

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RENEGADES OF PERN [THE]

By: McCaffrey, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ballantine Del Rey: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003706

ISBN: 0345340965

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. The seventh novel set in the Dragonriders of Pern universe between the events in Dragonquest and The White Dragon. Very nice full color, three-quarter wrap-around jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Award History: Winner of the 1990 Science Fiction Book Club's Book of the Year Award. View more info

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CHRONICLES OF PERN [THE]: FIRST FALL

By: McCaffrey, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004088

ISBN: 0345368983

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Excellent condition for a book this age and popular. The ninth novel in the Dragonriders of Pern series and the first Pern short story collection, and a prequel to events chronicled in Dragonflight. View more info

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ROAD [THE]

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004973

ISBN: 0307265439

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. All first printing points present: Rust-orange boards with black cloth spine lettered in orange, (all later printings have black boards only), with the year "2006" printed at bottom of title page. First state jacket is clean with $24.00 price present on front flap and "10/2006" printed on rear jacket flap with "Printed in U.S.A. 2001 Alfred A. Knopf" printed in fold of rear flap. Jacket is clean without tears. Page block is square and bright wi... View more info