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THE SIRENS OF TITAN .. by Vonnegut, Kurt

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1961. Octavo, cloth. First hardcover edition. The author's second novel. 2500 copies printed. "Excellent satire." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-192. 1960 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1203. Pringle, Science Fi…

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$4,500.00


TO A GOD UNKNOWN by Steinbeck, John

New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-325 [326-328] [first and last leaves are blanks], title page printed in green and black, original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained black, pictorial endpapers. First edition, …

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$4,500.00


THE NAKED SUN by Asimov, Isaac

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1957. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The second novel featuring detective Elijah Bailey and his robot partner R. Daneel Olivaw by "the writer who virtually invented the science fiction mystery. In his novels THE CAVES OF …

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$4,500.00


CARRIE by King, Stephen

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1974. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by King on first blank: "For Mel -- / With best wishes, / Stephen King / 10/12/79." The author's first book. The correct first printing with "…

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$3,750.00


UBIK by Dick, Philip K

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1969. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "A brilliantly realized science fiction future darkened by Kafkaesque paranoia. As portrayed by Dick, a world in which cryogenic suspension has abolished traditional concepts of death …

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$3,500.00


SIXTH COLUMN .. by Heinlein, Robert A

New York: Gnome Press, 1949. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed by Heinlein on the title page. America is conquered by Asia, and a small group of scientists plot to save the country. This novel was first published under Heinlein's pseudonym Anson MacDo…

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$3,500.00


A VOYAGE TO ARCTURUS by Lindsay, David

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1920. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-303 [304: printer's imprint] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "1124" inserted at rear, original red cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, front cover stamped in blind. First edition, second issu…

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$3,500.00


ACROSS THE ZODIAC: THE STORY OF A WRECKED RECORD .. by Greg, Percy

London: Trübner & Co., 1880. Octavo, two volumes: pp. [1-6] [1] 2-296; [1-6] [1] 2-288, original brown cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. "The romance of a flight, in a huge spacecraft powered by a …

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$2,750.00


GLORY ROAD .. by Heinlein, Robert A

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1963. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-135. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 27. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with hint of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips and 6 mm cl…

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$2,750.00


THE LONG VALLEY by Steinbeck, John

New York: The Viking Press, 1938. Octavo, title page printed in red and black, original terra cotta cloth with beige buckram shelf back, spine and rear panels stamped in terra cotta, top edge stained terra cotta. First edition. Steinbeck's first collecti…

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$2,500.00


WALDO AND MAGIC, INC by Heinlein, Robert A

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1950. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Heinlein to Mrs. Arthur G. [Dirce] Archer on the front free endpaper. Collects two novellas, "Waldo" (ASTOUNDING, 1942) and "Magic, Inc."…

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$2,500.00


MR. STRANGER'S SEALED PACKET by MacColl, Hugh

London: Chatto & Windus, 1889. Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv [1] 2-338 [339: publisher's colophon] [340: blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "April, 1889" inserted at rear, original decorated tan cloth, front and rear panels stamped in black, pink and …

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$2,500.00


REVOLT IN 2100 .. by Heinlein, Robert A

Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1953. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. One of an undetermined number of subscriber's copies with blank leaf signed by Heinlein inserted between front free endpaper and half title leaf. Short stories forming part of …

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$2,500.00


THE HISTORY OF A VOYAGE TO THE MOON, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE ADVENTURERS' SUBSEQUENT DISCOVERIES. AN EXHUMED NARRATIVE, SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN EJECTED FROM A LUNAR VOLCANO by Trueman, Chrysostom "editor," i.e. H. Cowen

London: Lockwood & Co., 1864. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-204, inserted lithographed frontispiece, original decorated green pebbled cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, cream coated endpapers. First edition. "An interpl…

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$2,500.00


THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES by Bradbury, Ray

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1950. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Bradbury on the title page. Bradbury's second and most famous book, a collection of closely linked stories about the exploration and colonization of Mars. A…

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$2,500.00


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