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FAR KINGDOMS [THE] (SIGNED)

By: Cole, Allan and Chris Bunch

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000139

ISBN: 034538055X

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (This is the only US edition to precede the UK editions.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Enclosed bookplate laid-in (not attached) and inscribed "Best Wishes" by co-author Allan Cole. First book in the Anteros trilogy. The Far Kingdom's edition is the only book in the series to be a true US first. The sequels, The Warrior's Tale (1994) and Kingdoms of the Night (1995), were both published simultaneously as US and UK editions. Click to view the wonderful full color, View more info

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ARTEMIS FOWL: THE ETERNITY CODE

By: Colfer, Eoin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Puffin Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004791

ISBN: 0670913529

Condition: Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the Miramax U.S. edition.) Stated First Edition with "1" present. The third book in the immensely popular Artemis Fowl juvenile series, preceded by Artemis Fowl (2001) and The Arctic Incident (2002). Page block is tonned by age (normal for books manufactured without using the acid-base page washing process), else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without marks or inscriptions with original price intact. View more info

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CROWN OF SILENCE

By: Constantine, Storm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001643

ISBN: 0575066784

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the US edition by Tor.) Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, square copy in pristine jacket with UK price intact. The Second Volume in the Chronicles of Magravandias, preceded by Sea Dragon Heir. The boy Shan is left physically and emotionally abused by invading Magravandian soldiers. He's adopted by a Mage, who will teach this boy to use magic as a weapon, and hone his hatred of the Magravandian Empire. Classify it as Gothic fantasy, but really sociological and psychological storytelling at its best, set in th... View more info

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SEA DRAGON HEIR

By: Constantine, Storm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001185

ISBN: 0575066776

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the first US edition by Tor.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy in pristine jacket with UK price intact. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First volume in The Magravandias Chronicles series set in a world where the gods take dragon form. The sequels are Crown of Silence and The Way of Light. Magic, sexuality, and political intrigue in an opulent epic fantasy by the reigning master of the gothic fantasy style. View more info

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WAY OF LIGHT [THE]

By: Constantine, Storm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001998

ISBN: 0575066792

Condition: Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the US edition by Tor.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy in pristine jacket with UK price intact. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. The Third Volume in the Chronicles of Magravandias. Magic, sexuality, and political intrigue in an opulent epic fantasy. Classify it as Gothic fantasy, but really sociological and psychological storytelling at its best, set in the fantastical land of Magravandia. Another beautiful, full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Anne Sudworth. View more info

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CITIES: THE VERY BEST OF FANTASY COMES TO TOWN (SIGNED)

By: Crowther, Peter (ed) with Michael Moorcock

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004357

ISBN: 057507504X

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by contributor Michael Moorcock at his story "Firing the Cathedral" on the Contents page. Omnibus edition that collects short stories by China Mieville, Michael Moorcock, Paul di Filippo and Geoff Ryman previously published only in limited edition novellas by speciality publisher PS Publishing. Edited and introduced by Peter Crowther. Excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Edward Miller. View more info

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MEMORY CATHEDRAL [THE]: A SECRET HISTORY OF LEONARDO DA VINCI

By: Dann, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003994

ISBN: 0553096370

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: Winner of the 1996 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel. View more info

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ILL-MADE MUTE [THE]

By: Dart-Thornton, Cecilia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002059

ISBN: 0333907531

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Warner Books in May, 2001.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Debut novel and Book 1 in the The Bitterbynde series. Subdued fantasy elements but richly crafted story that slowly unfolds with the telling. This series will become richer with each book added to the mix. "Dart-Thornton's world takes many traditional elements of epic fantasy and manages to stir them into something charming and new". - Charlene Brusso. "Featuring a courageous and unusual heroine, this serie... View more info

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PEREGRINE: PRIMUS

By: Davidson, Avram

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Walker and Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003904

ISBN: 0802755461

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A fine copy in fine jacket. Clean, square copy without price-clipping, very well preserved. Unusual to find copies this age without the ubiquitous previous owner's marks. "Sterling, classical fantasy in a classical mode." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature *4A-80. View more info

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LITTLE (GRRL) LOST

By: De Lint, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004335

ISBN: 0670061441

Condition: Fine


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

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WOODS AND WATERS WILD (SIGNED)

By: De Lint, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Subterranean Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004623

ISBN: 1596062290

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. A signed, limited edition by specialty publisher Subterranean Press. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Un-numbered edition signed by De Lint on the special signature page. Subtitled "Collected Early Stories Volume 3: High Fantasy Stories", it collects 17 of the author's early stories originally published in magazines from the 1970s through the 1990s. Introduction by De Lint. Out of print on publication. Subterranean published 52 lettered copies and an unknown number of trade copies signed by the author. Fine, unread copy in fine jacket. No... View more info

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BUSINESSMAN: A TALE OF TERROR

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000564

ISBN: 0060152923

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Minor age-related dust soiling to top edge of textblock, else near fine copy in fine unclipped jacket. "[B]izzare, grotesque, hilarious novel..." - Barron (ed) Horror Literature, 4-98. "A quirky, wicked little masterpiece." Barron (ed) Fantasy Literature 4A-88. "The Businessman is The Exorcist in a playful mood." View more info

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M.D.: A HORROR STORY

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000601

ISBN: 039458662X

Condition: Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Faint dust soiling to top edge of text block with minor scuff mark to bottom edge of text block, else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A straight, square copy without price-clipping. Supernatural horror novel, it traces the evolution of the anti-hero from his boyhood to adult monster. "[R]ich with insights, so beautifully written, poignant, and deeply, cruelly comic." - Faren Miller, Locus, May 1991, pg. 17. View more info

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PRIEST [THE]

By: Disch, Thomas M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000338

ISBN: 0679418806

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing and First American Edition. (Previously published in the UK.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Noir satire subtitled "A Gothic Romance" by the same author of "The M.D." which was a horror bestseller. "A wickedly funny romp." View more info

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RUNES OF EARTH [THE]: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT

By: Donaldson, Stephen R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004032

ISBN: 0575075988

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and first edition. First UK edition. (The US edition by Putnam preceded by one week.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Donaldson returns to Thomas Covenant and The Land after a 20 year hiatus. First book in a forthcoming quartet. Striking, unlaminated jacket in black with gold highlights by Laura Brett. Lovely gold and black endpaper and pastedown sheets make this UK edition a wonderful copy for the Donaldson collector. "...Donaldson shows that his epic series still has the power to surprise in this ric... View more info

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RUNES OF EARTH: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT, BOOK 1 (UNCORRECTED MANUSCRIPT)

By: Donaldson, Stephen R.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002853

ISBN: 0399152326

Condition: Fine


First edition, first printing. Uncorrrected manuscript preceding the first edition. Faint smudges on spine and around the bottom half of rear panel, else fine (unread) copy without jacket, issued in full color pictorial soft cover. A straight, square copy. Also contains a full color promotional postcard featuring the jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Award History: 2005 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke). View more info

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ILLEARTH WAR: AN EPIC FANTASY [THE]

By: Donaldson, Stephen R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004551

Condition: Near Fine


Book Club edition, first printing. This Book Club was published one month after the Holt, Rinehart edition in 1977. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. All the Book Club first printing points are present: gutter code H43 on page 435 with code # 1714 printed on the rear jacket flap. (A different gutter code indicates a later printing, not a first printing.) The single, double-page map on pages vi and vii is credited to Lynne K. Plagge on the bottom right. The synopsis titled "What Has Gone Before" is present at pages xi and xii. Navy boards with orange lettering on spine. Copy is square... View more info

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PROPHETS FOR THE END OF TIME

By: Donnelly, Marcos

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baen: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001473

ISBN: 0671577751

Condition: Fine


Paperback, first printing. Tiny (1 cm) bump at lower corner of rear panel at spine, else a fine and unread copy without spine crease, wear or other defects. Award History: 1999 Nebula Award Preliminary Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler). View more info

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NAMELESS DAY [THE]

By: Douglass, Sara

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Voyager HarperCollins Publishers Australia: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002665

ISBN: 0732265185

Condition: Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (First published in Australia. The first US edition was published later by Tor.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Normal age-related browning at page block edges. Two very faint smudges on top edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A straight, square copy. The jacket is clean, bright with original price intact. Book One of The Crucible, followed by The Wounded Hawk (2001) and The Crippled Angel (2002). Sadly, Sara Douglass passed away in September, 2011. "This captivating historical fantasy ranks w... View more info

SINNER: BOOK FOUR OF THE WAYFARER REDEMPTION

By: Douglass, Sara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tor: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003363

ISBN: 0312870469

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. The US is also the first hardcover edition. (Previously published by HarperCollins Australia in trade paperback in 1997.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Copies of this book in fine condition without remainder marks are increasingly scarce to come by. Clean, straight and without price-clipping. Award History: 1997 Aurealis Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to The Infernal by Kim Wilkins); 1998 Ditmar Award Nominee for Best Australian Long Fiction (lost to The White... View more info