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  • CATALYST: A Novel of Alien Contact. by Hoffman, Nina Kiriki.
    Hoffman, Nina Kiriki.
    CATALYST: A Novel of Alien Contact.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Tachyon Publications, (2006.). SIGNED first edition - A boy, fleeing a bullying classmate, inadvertently makes first contact with a race of aliens who live beneath the surface of his planet. SIGNED on the title page. 171 pp. ISBN: 1892391384.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 53948
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  • THE DRY SALVAGES. by Kiernan, Caitlin R.
    Kiernan, Caitlin R.
    THE DRY SALVAGES.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Burton, Michigan Subterranean Press, 2004. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Powerful short novel set in a dystopian future earth crippled by war, pollution and catastrophic climate change. An old woman, the sole survivor of an interplantary trip, now living in a barren Paris apartment and eeking out a meager living as a college lecturer, begins writing down her account of that trip, a trip which she has been forbidden to discuss. A tale of alien contact which hints of unbelievable horror. Kiernan is not only a winner of many awards for her horror fiction, she is a vertebrate paleontologist. SIGNED and numbered 192 on a special preliminary page. Includes a special CD with seven new tracks which "continues the Crawling Chaos weirdness" (per the author) 123 pp. ISBN: 1-596060069.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80178
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  • THE GRIPPING HAND. by Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle.
    Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle.
    THE GRIPPING HAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sequel to their classic novel of alien contact, THE MOTE IN GOD'S EYE. SIGNED on the title page by Niven. 401 pp. Illustrated endpapers with a map of the 'Mote System.'. ISBN: 0-671-79573-2.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73681
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  • THE GRIPPING HAND. by Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle.
    Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle.
    THE GRIPPING HAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sequel to their classic novel of alien contact, THE MOTE IN GOD'S EYE. 401 pp. Illustrated endpapers with a map of the 'Mote System.'. ISBN: 0-671-79573-2.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79847
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  • THE GRIPPING HAND. by Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle.
    Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle.
    THE GRIPPING HAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sequel to their classic novel of alien contact, THE MOTE IN GOD'S EYE. SIGNED on the title page by Niven. 401 pp. Illustrated endpapers with a map of the 'Mote System.'. ISBN: 0-671-79573-2.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64093
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  • UNEARTHLY NEIGHBORS. by Oliver, Chad (foreword by Isaac Asimov.)
    Oliver, Chad (foreword by Isaac Asimov.)
    UNEARTHLY NEIGHBORS.

    Edition: First hardcover edition and first printing of the revised edition.

    New York: Crown, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel (fifth book), a story of first contact with an alien civilization, originally published only in paperback in 1960. Volume 8 in the Crown Classics of Modern Science Fiction Series with a foreword by Asimov, an introduction by George Zebrowski and a new afterword by the author, in which he explains his revisions and why he made them. Small format. 207 pp. ISBN: 0-517-552949.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44407
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  • SHORES OF ANOTHER SEA. by Oliver, Chad (foreword by Isaac Asimov.)
    Oliver, Chad (foreword by Isaac Asimov.)
    SHORES OF ANOTHER SEA.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Crown, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's sixth novel originally published only in paperback in 1971. Volume 3 in the Crown Classics of Modern Science Fiction Series with a foreword by Asimov, an introduction by George Zebrowski. . Small format. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-517-551862.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73053
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  • UNEARTHLY NEIGHBORS. by Oliver, Chad (foreword by Isaac Asimov.)
    Oliver, Chad (foreword by Isaac Asimov.)
    UNEARTHLY NEIGHBORS.

    Edition: First hardcover edition and first printing of the revised edition.

    New York: Crown, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel (fifth book), a story of first contact with an alien civilization, originally published only in paperback in 1960. Volume 8 in the Crown Classics of Modern Science Fiction Series with a foreword by Asimov, an introduction by George Zebrowski and a new afterword by the author, in which he explains his revisions and why he made them. Small format. 207 pp. ISBN: 0-517-552949.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket. (prev owner's name, corner of a few pages bumped.)

    Book ID: 36666
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  • MAJESTIC. by Strieber, Whitley
    Strieber, Whitley
    MAJESTIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although a novel, this blends fact and fiction to create a possible explanation behind the Roswell incident (when an unusual aircraft crashed in the New Mexico desert near the Roswell Army Air Field in 1947) and the UFO craze of the 1940s and 1950s. Author's afterword. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-399-134697.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (slight toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 53689
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  • TRANSFORMATION: The Breakthrough. by Strieber, Whitley
    Strieber, Whitley
    TRANSFORMATION: The Breakthrough.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A sequel to "Communion" - a story of alien contact on earth. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-688077005.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (slight toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 40082
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  • MAJESTIC. by Strieber, Whitley
    Strieber, Whitley
    MAJESTIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although a novel, this blends fact and fiction to create a possible explanation behind the Roswell incident (when an unusual aircraft crashed in the New Mexico desert near the Roswell Army Air Field in 1947) and the UFO craze of the 1940s and 1950s. Author's afterword. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-399-134697.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58597
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