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A JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH, Verne, Jules; with An Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke
1 A JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH Verne, Jules; with An Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke
NY Dodd, Mead and Co. 1959 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 10782 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A NICE DAY FOR SCREAMING AND OTHER TALES OF THE HUB, Schmitz, James H.
2 A NICE DAY FOR SCREAMING AND OTHER TALES OF THE HUB Schmitz, James H.
Philadelphia & NY Chilton Books 1965 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages; Not price clipped ($3.95). NF in VG DJ. DJ has shallow wear at head of spine. Stated 1st. Science Fiction 31777 
Price: 465.30 USD
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ANALOG SCIENCE FACT SCIENCE FICTION [JULY 1963), May not be noted.
3 ANALOG SCIENCE FACT SCIENCE FICTION [JULY 1963) May not be noted.
Boulder, CO Analog Magazine 1964 Magazine Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 12368 
Price: 14.05 USD
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ANALOG SCIENCE FACT SCIENCE FICTION [MAY 1964), May not be noted.
4 ANALOG SCIENCE FACT SCIENCE FICTION [MAY 1964) May not be noted.
Boulder, CO Analog Magazine 1964 Magazine Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to; Small remainder mark underneath 12366 
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ASMODEUS AT LARGE, Edward Bulwer-Lytton
5 ASMODEUS AT LARGE Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Carey Lea and Blanchard 1833 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; [4], 227, [24] pages; Sadleir 388. Maroon cloth back, original boards rubbed and worn. Moderate foxing, water stains, loss to top edge of first blank. 28 pages of ads. A very early example of Fantasy/Science Fiction dealing with Wizards, Demons and even a Witches' Sabath. Although a worn copy it is uncommon in original spine and boards. 31073 
Price: 187.95 USD
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Big Planet. 1st Edition Dj, Jack Vance
6 Big Planet. 1st Edition Dj Jack Vance
Avalon Books 1957 1st; 2nd Cloth Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
223 pages; Currey 497. Red cloth, fine in near fine price clipped DJ. Provenance- Brammer Sci-Fi Collection. Slight rubbing to head and foot of spine. Tale of a Utopia set up on a beautiful and barbaric planet. Provenance- Brammer Sci-Fi Collection. 38438 
Price: 225.60 USD
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7 CARNIVORES OF LIGHT AND DARKNESS Foster, , Alan Dean
Warner Books 0-446-52132-9 / 9780446521321 Very Good with no dust jacket 
Fantasy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; ISbn: 0-446-52132-9; Journeys of the Catechist; Vol. 1; 344 pages; Yellow-beige cloth covered boards, remainder mark on bottom of page edge. 3379 
Price: 14.05 USD
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CATWINGS (SIGNED), Guin, Ursula K. Le
8 CATWINGS (SIGNED) Guin, Ursula K. Le
N Y, N Y Orchard Books 1988 0531057593 / 9780531057599 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by S D Schindler 
Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 40 pages; Signed and dedicated by author on dedication page. The first of this series. ; Signed by Author 29971 
Price: 122.15 USD
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DISTANT WORLDS THE STORY OF A VOYAGE TO THE PLANETS, Mader, Friedrich [Trans From The German by Max Shachtman]
9 DISTANT WORLDS THE STORY OF A VOYAGE TO THE PLANETS Mader, Friedrich [Trans From The German by Max Shachtman]
N Y, N Y Charles Scribner's Sons 1932 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Early science fiction novel. Orange cloth. 31348 
Price: 32.85 USD
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FICTIONAL WORLDS, Thomas G Pavel
10 FICTIONAL WORLDS Thomas G Pavel
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1986 0674299655 / 9780674299658 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177 pages; Slight edgewear to dustjacket. Provenance- D L Birnbaum , name lightly penciled at top of first blank. A noted literary theorist and novelist discusses fictional worlds in a scholarly fashion. 27995 
Price: 169.15 USD
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FULL SPECTRUM 3, Aronica, Lou; Stout, Amy; and Mitchell, Betsy - Eds.
11 FULL SPECTRUM 3 Aronica, Lou; Stout, Amy; and Mitchell, Betsy - Eds.
May not be noted. Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Aronica, Lou editor Full Spectrum 3 Doubleday, NY, 1991. Trade Paper. 1st Edition 1st Printing F 535 pp. Clean and tight. ISBN: 0385418027 8465 
Price: 14.05 USD
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GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION OCTOBER 1974: THE EASTCOAST CONFINEMENT; UNDER THE HAMMER, Darnay, Arsen; Drake, David; Lacey, James F.
12 GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION OCTOBER 1974: THE EASTCOAST CONFINEMENT; UNDER THE HAMMER Darnay, Arsen; Drake, David; Lacey, James F.
UPD Publishing Corp 1974 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
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Price: 14.05 USD
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Genus Homo [15/500 Signed] Science Fiction, Sprague De Camp, L.
13 Genus Homo [15/500 Signed] Science Fiction Sprague De Camp, L.
Reading Fantasy Press 1950 1st Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
#15/500 signed by L. Sprague de Camp and P. Schuyler Miller (the co-author). 12mo, original green cloth, spine gilt; light wear, edges a little dusty, dust jacket (minor wear). Some dust smudging to endpaper gutters. Additionally inscribed to Allan F. Reiland in green ink by P. Schuyler on limitation page. Darkeded strip nect to front gutter asis gnerally found. Generally attractive copy in bright dust jacket. Currey p. 133 - issue A. L. Signed by Sprague de Camp and P. Schuyler Miller (the co-author). "They slept a million years...and woke up to find themselves the only human beings alive. Twenty-five men and women against a world of evolution gone mad! Here is the vivid story of their adventures and terrors--the monster in the forest--the city of giant beavers--and the secret of the incredible race that had supplanted mankind." Courtesy of Goodreads. ; Signed by All Authors 37941 
Price: 244.40 USD
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GHOST These Are Uncorrected Page Proofs (ADVANCE COPY), Anthony, Piers
14 GHOST These Are Uncorrected Page Proofs (ADVANCE COPY) Anthony, Piers
T O R First Edition Paperback As New with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. 11957 
Price: 14.05 USD
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HUBBARD, L. RON MISSION EARTH VOLUME SIX: DEATH QUEST, Hubbard, L. Ron
15 HUBBARD, L. RON MISSION EARTH VOLUME SIX: DEATH QUEST Hubbard, L. Ron
May not be noted. First Edition Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Hubbard, L. Ron Mission Earth Volume Six: Death Quest Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications, Inc. 1987. Mass Market Paperback. Stated to be 1st Edition. ISBN: 0-88404-287-1 6072 
Price: 14.05 USD
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16 ISAAC ASIMOV'S HISTORY OF I-BOTICS, AN ILLUSTRATED NOVEL NEW- UNOPENED Asimov, , Isaac; Chambers, James. (Ed
Harper Prism 0061055395 / 9780061055393 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Robotics; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Isbn: 0061055395; Color Illustrations; 135 pages; "....Hidden history of World War II and a chilling look at the genetic/robotic conflicts of the next century......." New, unopened, nicekly compiled and stunningly illustrated. Remainder mark on underside of text block lower edge. 3305 
Price: 14.05 USD
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LE TOUR DU MONDE EN QUATRE-VINGT JOURS LE DOCTEUR OX, Verne Jules
17 LE TOUR DU MONDE EN QUATRE-VINGT JOURS LE DOCTEUR OX Verne Jules
Paris J. Hetzel & Cie [1873] 1st Thus Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; royal 8; 220; 211 [10] pages; In what is probably a later pebbled cloth binding with original gilt and leather spine laid down. A. E. G. Contents with minor toning to margins and occasional light foxing. Overall contents Good. With two page map and numerous and fantastical illustrations in b/w. Two half titles and two titles. The first combined edition. French langauge text. 33732 
Price: 206.75 USD
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Man Plus & Jem Winner of the Nebula Award, Pohl, Frederik
18 Man Plus & Jem Winner of the Nebula Award Pohl, Frederik
Barnes & Noble 2002 0760733740 / 9780760733745 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Signed 1st; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 502 pages; Flat signed by author on title page. Two novels 28819 
Price: 23.45 USD
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MAPS IN A MIRROR : THE SHORT FICTION OF ORSON SCOTT CARD, Card, Orson Scott
19 MAPS IN A MIRROR : THE SHORT FICTION OF ORSON SCOTT CARD Card, Orson Scott
New York, Ny, U. S. A. Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 1990 0312850476 / 9780312850470 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Card, Orson Scott Maps in a Mirror : The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card . Hard Cover with dust jacket. AS NEW /AS NEW . So Stated First edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 8478 
Price: 116.86 USD
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MIRROR DANCE [SIGNED] A Vorkosigan, Bujold, Lois McMaster.
20 MIRROR DANCE [SIGNED] A Vorkosigan Bujold, Lois McMaster.
N Y, N Y Baen Books, 1998 0671722107 / 9780671722104 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed boldly by author on title page. Scanned while in old acrylic cover. ; Signed by Author 29963 
Price: 93.95 USD
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