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PLATO PAPERS: A PROPHECY [THE]

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003035

ISBN: 0385497687

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0517577402

Condition: Fine


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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GRUMPY OLD MONSTERS: ISSUE 1 (SIGNED)

By: Anderson, Kevin J. and Rebecca Moesta

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IDW Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003346

Condition: Very Fine


Graphic novel and first printing. Issue No. 1 published in November 2003 and precedes the trade papeback published in 2004 under the same title. Very fine (unread) copy. Signed by both authors, Kevin Anderson and Rebecca Moesta in blue ink on the front cover. 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

ISBN: 0151144222

Condition: Very Fine


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

ISBN: 0151185034

Condition: Very Fine


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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OMNIVORE

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003736

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0688052096

Condition: Fine


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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ISLE OF WOMAN

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tor: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003852

ISBN: 0312855648

Condition: Very Fine


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

ISBN: 0312931034

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0575063742

Condition: Very Fine


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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AFRICA ZERO

By: Asher, Neal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cosmos Books / Wildside Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004523

ISBN: 1587154471

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback, first printing. Originally serialized in Threads (2001), this book collects together these stories into a single novel. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. One single, heavy crease at lower front tip, about 1" in length with a very faint vertical crease near spine (read once and carefully), else covers are intact and in fine condition. Page block is bright and square without soiling. Publisher's ISBN label affixed to back cover. 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

ISBN: 0385190921

Condition: Very Fine


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

ISBN: 0385233132

Condition: Very Fine


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

ISBN: 0385190921

Condition: Very Fine


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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FOUNDATION AND EARTH

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004665

ISBN: 0385233124

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. True first printing with all points present: Navy boards with red cloth spine. Code "1086" on rear jacket flap indicating an October, 1986 printing and code "BB27" on page 356. Original $16.95 price is intact on front jacket flap. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. The text block is clean and square, with minimal wear. Jacket shows several tiny closed tears and as... View more info

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MYTH-ING PERSONS

By: Asprin, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Donning Starblaze: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003234

ISBN: 0898653797

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback, first edition and first printing. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate shelfwear on bottom edge of textblock, else fine copy. The pages are clean, the corners are square and the spine is straight. The fifth book in the funnily absurdist "Myth" series. Reputedly inspired by the Bob Hope-Bing Crosby "Road" movies, this is pure entertainment. Fun full color, wr... View more info

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SHATTERED SPHERE [THE]

By: Asprin, Robert Lynn and Lynn Abbey (eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nelson Doubleday: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004172

Condition: Fine


Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. First Printing code Q50 on page 727 and code 10469 on rear jacket panel. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Omnibus, it collects the popular shared-world Thieves World anthologies The Dead of Winter (1985), Soul of the City (1986) and Blood Ties (1986). First hardcover appearances for each novel and are the seventh, eighth and ninth books in series respectively. T... View more info

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HUNTING THE GHOST DANCER: A NOVEL

By: Attanasio, A.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grafton Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004384

ISBN: 0246135751

Condition: Very Fine


Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the HarperCollins US edition.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number line complete. View more info

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DROWNED CITIES [THE] (SIGNED)

By: Bacigalupi, Paolo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004536

ISBN: 0316056243

Condition: Hold


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by the author blue ink on the half-title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. View more info

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PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES

By: Bacigalupi, Paolo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Night Shade Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004797

ISBN: 1597802026

Condition: Very Fine


Trade Paperback, first edition and first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Very fine (unread) copy without jacket as issued. Follows the first hardcover edition published in 2008. Collects 10 of Bacigalupi's short stories, many of which won awards, including the Sturgeon Award. View more info