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Even before visionaries such as H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, the origins of science fiction extend Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, and in deed can be traced back through Gulliver's Travels and Shakespeare's surreal last work, The Tempest. Here are some of the works of the Golden Age of Science Fiction with those early rocketship expeditions to Mars and more contemporary cyberpunk tales.



The First Men In The Moon by WELLS, H.G

London: George Newnes, 1901. First English Edition; first binding. An extraordinary copy in the rare dust jacket. Aside from minor dust soiling of the edges and slight bumping at the foot of the spine, the book is as fine and bright as one might expect f…

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

$75,000.00


Foundation Trilogy SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ( Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation ) by Asimov, Isaac

New York: Gnome Press, 1951. An exceptional and RARE set, all three books having been SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR Isaac Asimov to the same lady in the most intriguing and charming manner - "Foundation" SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "For Laura Jea…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

$20,000.00


Dune - Autographed by Frank Herbert by Herbert, Frank

This is a 7th printing of the 1st edition by Chilton Book Company from 1965. There were nine such printings of that 1st edition. The book is in Fine Condition. The dustjacket is in Good Condition with slight edge wear and the price clipped from the upper …

From Bookdog

$15,000.00


Chains of the Sea: Three Original Novellas of Science Fiction *SIGNED* by Gardner R Dozois; Geo. Alec Effinger; Gordon Eklund; Silverberg, Robert (Editor, Introduction)

Chains of the Sea: Three Original Novellas of Science Fiction *SIGNED*. SIGNED by the ROBERT SILVERBERG on the Title page. Also Signed by GARDNER R. DOZOIS on his story. Book is in Very Good + condition. Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges have …

From Synchronicity Books

£12,000.00


Foundation (With) Foundation And Empire (With) Second Foundation (All First Issue Bindings And First Issue Dust Jackets. One Book Signed By Asimov) by Asimov, Isaac

New York: New York: Gnome Press, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1951. First Edition, First Issue, First State . Hardcovers. Very Good + / Near Fine Books/Very Good + / Near Fine Dustja. An Attractive Set Of The True First Editions, All In First State Bindings And Fi…

From Arroyo Seco Books

$12,000.00


Typed Letter Signed and Notes for a Scientific Theory of Theological Experiences by DICK, Philip K

1975. A letter dated January 27, 1975 and written to Paul [presumably Paul Williams, Dick's close friend and eventual biographer] transmitting chapter one of Confessions [of a Crap Artist] (not included here) and, included here, two pages of "theological …

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$8,500.00


Galley Sheets for VALIS by DICK, Philip K

1980. Long galley sheets for Dick's novel VALIS (Vast Active Living Intelligence System), a 1981 paperback original. The VALIS galley sheets are dated 6-23-80: approximately 68 sheets of 25" in length, age-toned with minimal edge wear, in a custom folding…

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$8,000.00


STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND by HEINLEIN, ROBERT A

NEW YORK NY: PUTNAM'S SONS (G.P.). NEAR FINE IN A NEAR FINE D.J.. PUB 1961. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: WITH "C22" ON TERMINAL LEAF / WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD. BOOK'S SPINE IS ONLY SLIGHTLY DARKENED WITH BRIGHT GILT TITLES, NOBUMPS TO CORNERS, AND VERY CLEAN INS…

From JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

$7,500.00


THE NIGHT LAND by HODGSON, WILLIAM HOPE

LONDON: EVELEIGH NASH. VG++/NONE. PUB 1912. FIRST EDITION. 16 PAGE PUBLISHER'S CATALOGUE AT THE BACK . A MUCH BETTER COPY OF THIS BOOK THAN USUALLY FOUND WITH SPINE GILT DULLED BUT STILL ALMOST AS BRIGHT AS THE FRONT COVER'S GILT TITLES AND A TRAC…

From JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

$5,550.00


Neuromancer by Gibson, William

Gollancz, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectable - Fine Condition/Fine. Fine/Fine 1st impression 1st ed 1984 Gollancz hardback, unclipped DJ in protective sleeve, distinctive yellow livery. Forbidden Planet price sticker covering the price to lo…

From 84 Charing Cross Road Books, IOBA

£4,201.00


The Robots of Dawn by Asimov, Isaac

Huntington Woods, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1983 1 of 35 lettered and signed deluxe limited edition copies; this being the letter Q. Full black morocco goat with metal and plastic design elements inset on front board, silver titles and decorations of a m…

From Idler Fine Books

$5,000.00


Robots and Empire by Asimov, Isaac

West Bloomfield, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1985 1 of 35 lettered and signed deluxe limited edition copies; this being the letter K. Bound in full black morocco with leather appliqués on the front cover depicting the sun and the heads of two robots…

From Idler Fine Books

$4,500.00


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish; Mostly Harmless by Adams, Douglas Noel (1952-2001) inscribed

Small octavos (7 ½ x 5 ) bound original quarter cloth with original pictorial jackets. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 215 pages. Bound in quarter purple cloth with purple gilt lettering to spine over grey boards with blind-stamped pictorial to cove…

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$4,000.00


CARSON OF VENUS by Edgar Rice Burroughs

[EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS]. CARSON OF VENUS. WWII U.S. NAVY MILITARY ASSOCIATION COPY. Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana, California, 1939. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Very Good+. Appears barely read, in original publisher's blue pebbled …

From Astro Trader Books

$4,000.00


STAR MAKER by STAPLEDON, OLAF

LONDON: METHUEN & CO. LTD. NEAR FINE IN A VERY GOOD D.J.. PUB 1937. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. IDENTICAL TO THE FIRST IMPRESSION AND FIRST ISSUE (SATTY & SMITH A7.1.1.1) WITHOUT PRICE OF "8s. 6d. net" ON FRONT FLAP . LIGHT BLUE CLOTH COVE…

From JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

$3,750.00


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