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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 equivalen... 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 V... 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: $40.00

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.) 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 h... 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... 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. (... 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 Ficti... 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 C... 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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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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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 199... View more info

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MORETA: DRAGONLADY OF PERN

By: McCaffrey, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ballantine Del Rey: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004108

ISBN: 0345298748

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (The UK edition by Severn preceded by one month.) 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, without the usual heavy handling defects. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Unusual to find this title in fine condition. The fourth novel in the Dragonriders of Pern series. Very fine full color, wr... View more info

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ROAD [THE]

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $250.00

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. (A later printings have black boards only.) Jacket is clean and intact with $24.00 price present on front flap with "10/2006" printed on rear jacket flap. Small spot (pin-head size) on bottom edge of page block, else a clean, square copy. A b... View more info

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WING COMMANDER: PROPHECY

By: McCubbin, Chris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Origin: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003378

ISBN: 0761512071

Condition: Fine


First edition, first printing. Trade paperback. Official Strategy Guide for the Wing Commander: Prophecy PC game. The strategy is clean, square and without any previous owner's marks. A very nice associational item for the popular and cutting-edge (for the 1990's) space combat PC game featuring Mark Hamill returning to his role as Christopher "Maverick" Blair. View more info

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OMEGA

By: McDevitt, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ace: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003969

ISBN: 0441010466

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recom... View more info

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OMEGA (SIGNED)

By: McDevitt, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ace: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003974

ISBN: 0441010466

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by McDevitt on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Small, faint stain on bottom edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Wi... View more info

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KIRINYA: CHAGA 2 (SIGNED)

By: Mcdonald, Ian

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000918

ISBN: 0575060778

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Signed by McDonald and inscribed "Worldcon 2011" on the title page. Rare to find signed copies in very fine condition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to Chaga. "What began as all dazzle, chutzpah, and splendid similes comes to have genuine depth, a powerful humanity .. Kirinya offers a remarkable view of a world in transformation.... View more info