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SUNSHINE
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SUNSHINE

By McKinley, Robin

Berkley, 2003 Book. Illus. by Fusari, Erika. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. State First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2004 Mythopoeic Award Winner for Best Novel..

$20.00

SUMMER OF NIGHT
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SUMMER OF NIGHT

By Simmons, Dan

G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1991 Book. Illus. by Garrido, Hector. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Page block is lightly tanned, normal for books this age printed with the acid-free paper. Jacket has light edge-wear at top and bottom of spine panel, again age-related due to shelving. Otherwise, page block is straight and sharp without dents or stains. Jacket is clean, without tears with original $22.95 price intact. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 1991 Bram Stoker Award Nominee (lost to Boy's Life by Robert R. McCammon); 1992 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Horror/Dark Fantasy Novel; 1992 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Outside the Dog Museum by Jonathan Carroll)..

$45.00

BOY'S LIFE

By McCammon, Robert R.

Pocket Books, 1991 Book. Illus. by Gerber Studios. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Pocket Books hardcover printing August 1991" with "1" present in complete number line. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Original $21.95 cover price present in un-clipped jacket. Very rare thus. Jacket is pristine, clean and without tears or stains. Page block is square, sharp and bright. One small spot (0.25cm) at lower corner of side edge of page block, likely insect related. A fine (unread) copy if very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping, tears or previous owner's marks. Award History: 1991 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Best Novel; 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Summer of Night by Simmons); 1992 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel..

$50.00

SATANIC VERSES [THE]
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SATANIC VERSES [THE]

By Rushdie, Salman

Viking, 1989 Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. First American Edition stated on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Faint scuff mark (1cm in length) with two tiny spots on top edge of page block, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, reminder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy with price intact. No previous owner's marks or dedications. Jacket is clean, bright and without marks or tears. Black boards with black cloth and gold lettering on spine. Award History: 1990 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (lost to Prentice Alvin by Orson Scott Card)..

$50.00

YIDDISH POLICEMAN'S UNION [THE] (SIGNED)
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YIDDISH POLICEMAN'S UNION [THE] (SIGNED)

By Chabon, Michael

HarperCollins Publishers, 2007 Book. Illus. by Staehle, Will. Very Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Trade edition with first printing points present: red lettering on white cloth with black boards and black endpapers. (A limited edition was published by Easton Press.) <b>Signed by Chabon on the title page.</b> Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Jacket is clean without tears with original $26.95 price intact. Jacket is wrapped in protective brodart sleeve. Award History: 2007 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; 2007 British Science Fiction Award Nominee (lost to Brasyl by Ian McDonald); 2008 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2008 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best SF Novel..

$40.00

GOLIATH (SIGNED)
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GOLIATH (SIGNED)

By Westerfeld, Scott

Simon Pulse, 2011. Book. Illus. by Yuen, Sammy Jr.. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. All first printing points present. <b>Signed by Westerfield and inscribed "To Melissa / 9.29.2011" on the title page, the same month and year as publication, making this a very collectible copy.</b> Light, handling-related wear on jacket edges, with bumping prominent at upper and lower edge of spine panel. Light wear on text block edges, again handling-related. Award History: 2009 Aurealis Winner for Young Adult Novel; 2010 Locus Award Winner for Young Adult Novel; 2010 Andre Norton Award Nominee; 2010 Ditmar Award Nominee for Best Novel..

$45.00

ANCILLARY MERCY (SIGNED)

By Leckie, Ann

Orbit, 2015 Book. Illus. by Harris, John. Fine. Trade Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Trade paperback, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. <b>Signed by Leckie on the title page. </b> Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy. Page block is clean, square and without any remainder mark so common with this title. Award History: 2016 Locus Award for Best SF Novel; 2016 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin); 2016 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Uprooted by Naomi Novik)..

$35.00

SPEED OF DARK [THE]
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SPEED OF DARK [THE]

By Moon, Elizabeth

Ballantine Books, 2003. Book. Illus. by Metz, Julie. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Winner of the 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novel. Boards and jacket moderately bumped at upper corners with crinkling at head and heel of spine panel. Page block shows faint handling-related wear. Several small dents in top and side edge of page block. Slight spine lean, which is common with this tilte. Overall, a near fine copy in near fine jacket. "'If I had not been what I am, what would I have been?'" wonders Lou Arrendale, the autistic hero of Moon's compelling exploration of the concept of "normalcy" and what might happen when medical science attains the knowledge to "cure" adult autism. Arrendale narrates most of this book in a poignant earnestness that verges on the philosophical and showcases Moon's gift for characterization." - Publisher's Weekly. "Moon is effective at putting the reader inside Lou's mind, and it is both fascinating and painful to see the behavior and qualities of so-called normals through his eyes." - Meredith Parets, American Library Association. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels; Top Ten Books of 2003 - Science Fiction & Fantasy..

$30.00

ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY (SIGNED)
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ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY (SIGNED)

By Anders, Charlie Jane

Tor, 2016 Book. Illus. by Staehle, Will. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. <b>Signed by Charlie Jane Anders on the title page. Rare thus, because the author usually signs on the half title page because of the tree illustration covering both leaves of the title page.</b> Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy in clean jacket without marks or price-clipping. Award History: 2017 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; 2017 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Fantasy Novel; 2017 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Obelisk Gate, N.K. Jemisi)..

$200.00

ROAD [THE]
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ROAD [THE]

By McCarthy, Cormac

Knopf, 2006 Book. Illus. by Kidd, Chip. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 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 without marks or dents. A beautiful copy of an intense novel. Award History: 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction; 2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize Winner; 2007 Oprah Book Club Selection..

$250.00

STARPLEX
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STARPLEX

By Sawyer, Robert J.

Ace, 1996. Book. Illus. by Walotsky, Ron. Fine. Hardcover. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Book Club Edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Originally serialized in the July through October 1996 issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine. Later published in paperback by Ace. This BCE is the first hardcover edition.) The Book Club is also the only hardcover edition to date. Printing code #14361 on rear jacket panel with the printing statement "This book is an Ace original edition, and has never been previously published" plus the statement "[t]his novel was serialized in the July through October 1996 issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine" also on the title page. Ron Walotsky is the artist for the Book Club edition jacket. Jacket is bright and intact without tears, but has some tiny chipping at tips. Very faint age and handling-related wear to page block edges, but is otherwise clean and square without previous owner's marks. A fine copy in fine jacket. Very unusual to find Book Clubs in fine condition. Award History: 1996 HOMer Award Winner; 1997 Aurora Award Winner; 1997 SF Chronicle Award Nominee (lost to Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling); 1997 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Slow River by Nicola Griffith); 1997 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson)..

$25.00

MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE)
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MOVING MARS (SIGNED WITH DOODLE)

By Bear, Greg

Tor, 1993. Book. Illus. by Barlowe, Wayne. Very Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. <b>Signed by Bear on the title page with a doodle of Mars "moving" across the title page.</b> Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A pristine, never read copy in protective brodart jacket. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, *II-95. "[The] most daring of all the several Mars novels that have appeared in the 1990's." Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, pg. 196, and at Notable Works, pg. 207, ibid. Dust jacket by Wayne Barlowe. Award History: 1994 Nebula Award Winner; 1994 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to ..

$125.00

RABBIT AT REST
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RABBIT AT REST

By Updike, John

Alfred A. Knopf, 1990 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing and First Trade Edition. (A limited edition was published previously by The Franklin Library.) First Trade Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Updike's fourth and final novel about ex-basketball player Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, preceded by Rabbit, Run (1960), Rabbit Redux (1971) and Rabbit is Rich (1981). First printing points present: purple topstain on top edge of page block and the date "10/90" printed on lower edge of rear jacket panel indicating an October, 1990 printing. Copy shows some age and handling-related edgewear to textblock with some minor rounding of the top and bottom edges of the spine panel (caused by shelving). Slight bow to rear board. Aside from these defects a square, straight copy with jacket and original $21.95 price intact. Award History: 1991 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction..

$30.00

GEODESICA: ASCENT AND DESCENT OMNIBUS
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GEODESICA: ASCENT AND DESCENT OMNIBUS

By Williams, Sean and Shane Dix

Science Fiction Book Club, 2006. Book. Illus. by Moore, Chris. Fine. Hardcover. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Book Club Edition and first hardcover edition. First SFBC Fantasy Printing: February 2006 stated on the copyright page. Light, handling related edgewear, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy. Omnibus collecting Ascent (2005) and Descent (2006), co-written by these talented Australian authors. Ascent and Descent were first published in paperback in Australia, this is the first US and first hardcover editions for both novels. Award History: 2005 Aurealis Nominee for Best SF Novel (Ascent lost to Eclipse by K. A. Bedford); Ascent won the 2006 Ditmar Award for Best Novel; 2006 Aurealis Nominee for Best SF Novel (Descent lost to K-Machines by Damien Broderick). .

$15.00

BURIED GIANT [THE] (SIGNED)
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BURIED GIANT [THE] (SIGNED)

By Ishiguro, Kazuo

Knopf, 2015. Book. Very Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Simultaneous with the UK edition by Faber and Faber, but the time zone difference makes the UK the true first edition.) Stated First Edition with printing date "03/2015" on rear jacket flap, making it a March, 2015 first printing. <b>Signed by Ishiguro on publisher's tipped-in sheet. Ishiguro is also winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.</b> Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy also has the publisher's black stain on the page edges. (Copies are already in multiple printings. These later printings have plain white page edges as opposed to the black-stained edges.) The book's green jacket is un-laminated, making it prone to scratches. This jacket is pristine without the "Signed First Edition" sticker present. Caution to collectors: Removing the Signed First Edition sticker can scratch off the jacket's green ink from the jacket cover. There is no sticker on this copy and the jacket is in fine condition. "It's a sad, elegiac story, one that has a tone and texture suited to its subject matter: a dreamy journey, repetitive and searching as lost memory." Lydia Millet - Publisher's Weekly Starred Review. Award History: 2016 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Chimes by Anna Smaill).(Sceptre).

$100.00

TOOTH FAIRY [THE]
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TOOTH FAIRY [THE]

By Joyce, Graham

Tor, 1998. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition and first hardcover edition. (Previously published in paperback in the UK by Michael Joseph/Creed.) Faint bump at lower tip, else a fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Dark fantasy novel. "[B]rings new energy .... and beautifully angled perspectives that refresh an older material. Perhaps it's magic."- Locus, March 1998. Unfortunately, Graham Joyce passed away in 2014. Award History: 1997 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel; 1998 International Horror Guild Award Nominee (lost to Fog Heart by Thomas Tessier); 1998 Stoker Nominee for Superior Achievement in a Novel (lost to Bag of Bones by Stephen King); and 1999 Locus Award Nominee for Best Dark Fantasy/Horror Novel (lost to Bag of Bones by Stephen King)..

$20.00

CORALINE
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CORALINE

By Gaiman, Neil

HarperCollins Publishers, 2002. Book. Illus. by McKean, Dave. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition stated with "1" present in complete number line. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Fifteen interior B&W illustrations by Dave McKean. Faint jacket crinkling with some faint creases on top edges. One page has been dog-eared, but is pressed flat. The text block is square and shows minimal wear. Aside from these defects this is a near fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without clipping or previous owner's marks. Award History: 2002 British Science Fiction Award Winner - Short Fiction; 2003 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novella; 2002 International Horror Guild Award Nominee (lost to My Work Is Not Yet Done by Thomas Ligotti); 2003 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best Young Adult Novel; 2003 Mythopoeic Award Nominee (lost to Summerland by Michael Chabon); 2002 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Superior Achievement in a Work for Young Readers; 2003 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Seven Wild Sisters by Charles de Lint); 2003 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novella..

$60.00

DARKMANS

By Barker, Nicola

Fourth Estate, 2007 Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. "First Published in Great Britain in 2007" stated on copyright page with "1" present. Critically acclaimed, shortlisted for the 2007 Booker Prize, a phantasmagorical fantasy little known this side of the Atlantic. Page block edges show minimal handling related wear, otherwise a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket with original UK price intact. A clean, square copy. Jacket is intact without tears or stains. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. "[A] torrent of inventive prose and an irresistible synthesis of wickedly humorous and unsettlingly supernatural elements more than compensate for the loose itinerary." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 2007 Booker Prize Shortlist (lost to The Gathering by Anne Enright of Ireland)..

$75.00

RECLAMATION
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RECLAMATION

By Zettel, Sarah

Warner Aspect, 1996. Book. Illus. by Donato. Fine. Hardcover. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Book Club edition and first hardcover edition. Code #13599 on rear jacket panel. (Preceded by the mass market paperback.) Fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. The copy is clean and square. The jacket has one closed tear, 1.5cm in length, at the top edge of the rear jacket panel. Zettel's first novel and winner of the Locus Poll Award for Best First Novel. Award History: Co-winner of the 1997 Locus Award for Best First Novel (tied with Whiteout by Sage Walker); 1996 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee (lost to The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter)..

$12.00

SURFACE DETAIL
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SURFACE DETAIL

By Banks, Iain M.

Orbit, 2010. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Stated First U.S. Edition: October 2010 on the copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. (Published simultaneously with the Orbit UK edition on October 7, 2010.) Light jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else the jacket is bright, clean and without tears. Page block is clean, square without marks. A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2011 Locus Award Nominee for Best Science Fiction novel (lost to Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis)..

$20.00

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