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Robot Visions

Asimov, Isaac

New York: Roc, 1991. First printing. Mass Market Paperback. Ralph McQuarrie. Light to normal spinewear, some "pull spots" on the cvoer, some staining that shows up inside cover and on fep, o/w still good and tight.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Ballantine Publishing Group. Very Good. 1987. Mass Market Paperback. 0345322401 . Covers a bit creased, mostly at hinges. Corners bumped, some edge wear/chipping. Thalassa was a veritable paradise -- home to one of the small colonies founded centuries before when the Sun had gone nova and mankind had fled Earth. Then the Magellan arrived in orbit carrying one million refugees from the last, mad days on Earth. A fascinating novel by one of the masters of science fiction.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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Eos, 1998. Mass Market Paper. Very Good +. From Library Journal - In his second novel, following No Man's a Mountain (Mayhaven, 1996), physics professor Cramer writes elegantly about the ramifications from the high-particle physics superconducting supercollider (SSC). Two alien races notice the SSC activities: the Hive assimilates and destroys civilizations while the Makers share knowledge. In a race toward first contact with Earth, we can only hope the Makers reach us first. Recommended for hard sf collections. Book is in very good condition with mild edge wear, rubbed along edges and spine. Doesn't appear to have been read.

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The Deep Range

Clarke, Arthur C.

  • Edition: Eighth Printing
  • Book condition: Good+
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New York, NY: Signet. Good+. 1958. Eighth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. "Whaleboys: Don Burley-hero of tomorrow, tall, handsome. . . and shepherd of the mammoth whale herds which graze the seas, growing fat and healthy and ripe for man's dinner table. And Walt Franklin-mystery man of The Reefs. What secret from his past waited to plunge him into a life-and-death struggle with the sea? Could he conquer the old terror that kept him apart from his fellows and drove him to search for the treasures of the oceans which could change man's future?"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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Imperial Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Ballantine Books. Very Good. 1976. Mass Market Paperback. 0345253523 . Corners bumped, very slight spine slant, some edge wear esp. along spine, store stamp on top edge, possible remainder mark on bottom edge. A clean, attractive copy. "It's 2276. Welcome to Earth for America's Quincentennial. The Time of Troubles is over. War and Poverty are dead. And Duncan Makenzie, benign ruler of the distant world of Titan has returned to the planet of his forefathers to solve a mystery and create a son. A clone. An exact replica of himself."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Ballantine Publishing Group. Near Fine. 1987. Mass Market Paperback. 0345322401 . Slight crease/dent on front cover. Thalassa was a veritable paradise -- home to one of the small colonies founded centuries before when the Sun had gone nova and mankind had fled Earth. Then the Magellan arrived in orbit carrying one million refugees from the last, mad days on Earth. A fascinating novel by one of the masters of science fiction.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Ballantine Publishing Group. Near Fine. 1987. Mass Market Paperback. 0345322401 . Slight shelf wear/corners bumped. Thalassa was a veritable paradise -- home to one of the small colonies founded centuries before when the Sun had gone nova and mankind had fled Earth. Then the Magellan arrived in orbit carrying one million refugees from the last, mad days on Earth. A fascinating novel by one of the masters of science fiction.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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Reach for Tomorrow

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Del Ray / Ballantine. Very Good+. 1977. Fifteenth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0345258193 . Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A clean, bright copy. Twelve memorable sci-fi tales filled with wonder and imagination, including "Rescue Party," "A Walk in the Dark," and "Trouble with the Natives." Excellent examples of Clarke's dry humor and his unique brand of global disaster tales.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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The Sands of Mars

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Signet. Good+. 1987. Tenth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0451147901 . Spine/covers a bit creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear/chipping. Slight yellowing, but text block is clean and unmarked. Includes a preface to the 1967 edition and an introduction to the 1987 edition, both by Clarke. "When a celebrated science fiction writer takes to space on his first trip to Mars, he stumbles upon Mars' most carefully hidden secrets and threatens the future of the entire planet!"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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Earthlight

Clarke, Arthur C.

  • Edition: Eighth Printing
  • Book condition: Good
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New York, NY: Ballantine Books. Good. 1971. Eighth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Ex-Library with usual markings. Spine is somewhat creased, but taped. Covers are a brit chipped and scuffed. Some foxing, but pages are in good shape. "Time was running out. Sadler knew that the discovery of heavy metals on the Moon could lead to a devastating war between Earth and the younger colonies of Mars and Venus. And someone in the quiet, respectable group of scientists on the Moon -- someone Sadler had to find -- was passing information to the unseen warships in outer space. . . If war came, the Moon would be the target. But Sadler's job was to prevent that war if he could . . . while the uneasy days, hours, seconds ticked away." Clarke is in superb form here in one of his earlier novels, exploring both technical issues and social issues in a story that combines mystery, thriller, and science fiction.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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Earthlight

Clarke, Arthur C.

  • Edition: Tenth Printing
  • Book condition: Good+
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New York, NY: Ballantine Books. Good+. 1972. Tenth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Covers slightly creased at hinges, corners bumped. A clean, attractive copy. "Time was running out. Sadler knew that the discovery of heavy metals on the Moon could lead to a devastating war between Earth and the younger colonies of Mars and Venus. And someone in the quiet, respectable group of scientists on the Moon -- someone Sadler had to find -- was passing information to the unseen warships in outer space. . . If war came, the Moon would be the target. But Sadler's job was to prevent that war if he could . . . while the uneasy days, hours, seconds ticked away." Clarke is in superb form here in one of his earlier novels, exploring both technical issues and social issues in a story that combines mystery, thriller, and science fiction.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Good+
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New York, NY: Lancer Books. Good+. 1970. First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, covers bowed out slightly. Includes a special post-Apollo preface by the author, plus the foreward to the 1962 edition. "Prometheus. . . the man who stole the gift of fire from the gods. . . the ship that would steal the gift of space from the universe. . . Arthur C. Clarke's world-wide reputation as a master of science fiction is unmatched since the days of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells. In a time when science is daily outstripping science fiction, Prelude To Space stands as his most prophetic novel."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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The Ghost from the Grand Banks

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Bantam Books. Very Good. 1991. Mass Market Paperback. 0553293877 . Spine/covers slightly creased, corners bumped. Some darkening esp. inside covers. Sticker has been removed from inside front cover taking part of the promotional blurb with it. A clean, bright copy. "It's the year 2012: a hundred years after the sinking of the Titanic. Two of the world's most powerful corporations, each headed by an eccentric and brilliant man, race to find a way to raise and preserve the doomed luxury ocean liner. Two multibillion-dollar technologies are tested in a plan to raise the ship that will stun the world and create a media feeding frenzy. The rival CEOs gather together the twenty-first century's most brilliant minds, including Roy Emerson, technical problem solver and the prodigy behind the glass microsphere; computer geniuses Donald and Edith Craig, darkly fixated by the enigmatic mathematical "Mandelbrot-Set;" and the grand old man of deep-water operations, Jason Bradley, pilot of a st ... Read more

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SYZYGY

Frederik Pohl

USA: Bantam Books , 1982. Paperback. Very Good. TIME: EIGHT SECONDS INTO THE FUTURE Scientists and psychics are predicting eruptions and earthquakes that could devastate half the earth, caused by a rare conjuction of the planets. It's ca1led SYZYGY. PLACE: SOUTHERN CAHFORNIA A ruthless land speculator decides to make a quick killing by starting a panic. Then others cash in on the Syzygy Effect for their own greed: a crackpot cult preaching doom, a politician out for votes, a quack scientist out to make the headlines. PROGNOSIS: DISASTER! When California is paralyzed by brush fires and flash floods hysteria explodes. Only a dedicated scieptist and a beautiful NASA astrophysicist can prevent massive destruction. But they're up against forces that will stop at nothing to keep the truth from getting out . ISBN 0-553-20527-7 04-08-17

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The Sentinel

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Putnam Berkley. Very Good. 1986. Mass Market Paperback. 0425093891 . Some ordinary shelf wear. Corners bumped and some darkening. First in the Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy Series. Cover art and interior illustrations by Lebbeus Woods. Author and artist biographies follow text. Introduction by the author. This book contains 10 stories, including The Sentinel -- the story that inspired "2001: A Space Odyssey", The Songs of Distant Earth -- the basis for Clarke's novel of the same title, and Guardian Angel -- precursor to "Childhood's End."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

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The Hammer of God

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Bantam Books. Good+. 1994. Mass Market Paperback. 055356871X . Spine/covers somewhat creased, slight spine slant, corners bumped, minor edge wear. Text is clean and bright. "In the year 2110 technology has cured most of our worries. But even as humankind enters a new golden age, an amateur astronomer points his telescope at just the right corner of the night sky and sees disaster hurtling toward Earth: a chunk of rock that could annihilate civilization. While a few fanatics welcome the apocalyptic destruction as a sign from God, the greatest scientific minds of Earth desperately search for a way to avoid the inevitable. On board the starship Goliath Captain Robert Singh and his crew must race against time to redirect the meteor from its deadly collision course. Suddenly they find themselves on the most important mission in human history-a mission whose success may require the ultimate sacrifice."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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Voices from the Sky

Clarke, Arthur C.

  • Edition: Second Printing
  • Book condition: Good+
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New York, NY: Pyramid Books. Good+. 1971. Second Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Covers a bit creased, corners bumped, slight edge wear. A clean, tight copy. ""The universe is full of voices, calling from star to star in myriad tongues. One day we shall join that cosmic conversation, though it may be ages before we cross the megamegamiles sundering us from our equals, and our masters." Voices from the Sky is the log of a voyage which has only just begun-Man's odyssey from Earth, his first home, among the planets, to the stars, and across the universe. Arthur C. Clarke, distinguished author of such classics as 2001 A Space Odyssey and Childhood's End, has once again created a work of vaulting imagination and dazzling scientific prophecy-the saga of mankind's journey toward a destiny waiting in the far-flung future beyond 2001."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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The View from Serendip

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Del Ray / Ballantine. Very Good. 1978. Mass Market Paperback. 0345271084 . Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A clean, tight copy. "Speculations on space, science, and the sea, together with fragments of an equatorial autobiography."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

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Resident Evil (dvd)

Resident Evil

Constantin Films, 2004. Movie DVD. Very Good. Deluxe Edition DVD. Horror, case shows wear, movie inside plays perfect. stars Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. Has alternate ending and many other features, 101 min. DVD

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Robbers and Robots

Carr, Mike

Lake Geneva, WI: [New York]: TSR; Distributed to the book trade by Random House C1983, 1983. Paperback. Very Good. Posey, Vernon. Very Good. No Jacket Very Good. No dust jacket. Like New condition with age yellowing. An Endless quest book; no 9. Unknown printing. Illustrated by Posey, Vernon. (pbk. ): 157 p. : ill.; 18 cm. The reader, as Terry Morton, becomes involved in an attempt to steal the plans for a top secret security robot from his uncle's electronics factory.

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