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  • FAR HORIZONS: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction. by [Anthology, signed] Silverberg, Robert, editor.(Bear, Greg; Benford, Gregory; Brin, David, Le Guin, Ursula K., Joe Haldeman and others, contributors )
    [Anthology, signed] Silverberg, Robert, editor.(Bear, Greg; Benford, Gregory; Brin, David, Le Guin, Ursula K., Joe Haldeman and others, contributors )
    FAR HORIZONS: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avon, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An original anthology in which 11 science fiction writers revisit the universes they created. SIGNED by FOUR authors: by Robert Silverberg on the title page, by David Brin at his story from The Uplift Universe - 'Temptation'; by Gregory Benford at the Galactic Center Series and by Joe Haldeman at 'A Separate War.' Also includes stories by Greg Bear, Ursula Le Guin, Orson Scott Card, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Frederick Pohl and Nancy Kress. 482 pp. ISBN: 0-380-976307.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 54842
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  • FAR HORIZONS: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction. by [Anthology, signed] Silverberg, Robert, editor.(Gregory Benford, Greg Bear; David Brin, and Joe Haldeman, signed )
    [Anthology, signed] Silverberg, Robert, editor.(Gregory Benford, Greg Bear; David Brin, and Joe Haldeman, signed )
    FAR HORIZONS: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avon, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An original anthology in which 11 science fiction writers revisit the universes they created. Includes stories by Greg Bear, David Brin , Gregory Benford, Ursula Le Guin, Orson Scott Card, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Frederick Pohl, Joe Haldeman and Nancy Kress. SIGNED by FOUR authors at their stories: Benford at "The Galactic Center Series"; Bear at "The Way of All Ghosts", Haldeman at "A Separate War" and Brin at "Temptation." 482 pp. ISBN: 0-380-976307.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66457
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  • ALVIN JOURNEYMAN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, IV. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    ALVIN JOURNEYMAN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, IV.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by Card. The fourth book in this series based on American history, folklore and religion - a series that has been called the 'most important work of American fantasy since Donaldson's original Thomas Covenant trilogy.' Winner of 1996 Locus Award for best fantasy novel. 381 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-312-850530.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 22131
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  • Card, Orson Scott.
    PRENTICE ALVIN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, III.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 1989. The third book in Card's unique fantasy series set in early 19th century America. This volume opens in 1811 and deals with fugitive slaves from the Crown Colonies. Winner of the 1990 Locus Award for best fantasy novel. ISBN: 0-812-502124.

    Condition: Very good..

    Book ID: 24345
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  • ALVIN JOURNEYMAN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, IV. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    ALVIN JOURNEYMAN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, IV.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth book in this series based on American history, folklore and religion - a series that has been called the 'most important work of American fantasy since Donaldson's original Thomas Covenant trilogy.' Winner of 1996 Locus Award for best fantasy novel. Map endpapers. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-312-850530.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 25986
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  • ALVIN JOURNEYMAN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, IV. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    ALVIN JOURNEYMAN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, IV.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by Card on the half title page. The fourth book in this series based on American history, folklore and religion - a series that has been called the 'most important work of American fantasy since Donaldson's original Thomas Covenant trilogy.' Winner of 1996 Locus Award for best fantasy novel. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-312-850530.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37477
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  • ALVIN JOURNEYMAN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, IV. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    ALVIN JOURNEYMAN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, IV.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by Card on the half title page. The fourth book in this series based on American history, folklore and religion - a series that has been called the 'most important work of American fantasy since Donaldson's original Thomas Covenant trilogy.' Winner of 1996 Locus Award for best fantasy novel. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-312-850530.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 45454
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  • PRENTICE ALVIN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, III. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    PRENTICE ALVIN: The Tales of Alvin Maker, III.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in Card's unique fantasy series set in early 19th century America. This volume opens in 1811 and deals with fugitive slaves from the Crown Colonies. Winner of the 1990 Locus Award for best fantasy novel. 342 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-312-931417.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 79736
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  • SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL WIZARD: So You Want to be a Wizard; Deep Wizardry; High Wizardry. by Duane, Diane.
    Duane, Diane.
    SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL WIZARD: So You Want to be a Wizard; Deep Wizardry; High Wizardry.

    Edition: Original book club edition.

    New York: GuildAmerica, (1990.) dj. Hardcover - Omnibus edition with the complete text of 3 Nita and Kit novels. Dustjacket art by Mark Ferrari. 473 pp. ISBN: 1-56865-0108.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket.

    Book ID: 33159
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  • PUCKER. by Gideon, Melanie.
    Gideon, Melanie.
    PUCKER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Razorbill / Penguin, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second book, a young adult fantasy about redemption and temptation. A boy, an outsider, known to his classmates as 'Pucker' because of scars on his face from a terrible fire, returns to the alternate world Isaura on a quest to save his dying mother. SIGNED on the title page. 273 pp. ISBN: 1595140557.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 54759
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  • Green, Martin.
    THE EARTH AGAIN REDEEMED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Basic Books, 1977. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of two parallel worlds - a kingdom in 17th century Africa and post-nuclear-holocaust Massachusetts which come together across the gap of centuries. ISBN: 0-465-017622.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (slight edgewear, short closed tear.)

    Book ID: 18083
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  • Jones, Diana Wynne.
    ARCHER'S GOON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Before Rowling and the Harry Potter books, Jones was the premier writer of children's fantasy in the UK with complex stories, often mixing humor in with the darkness. 'Archer's Goon' is, according to Clute and Nicholl's Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, her 'best sf novel, a splendidly convoluted mystery involving time paradoxes, alternate worlds, paranoia, writer's block and a cheerful thug.' Nominated for the best fantasy award, it was also serialized by the BBC in 1992. 241 pp. ISBN: 0-688-02582x.

    Condition: Ex-library with only a few marking ('discard' stamped on endpapers, tape ghosts on boards, signs of pocket removal on rear endpaper, but no markings within the textblock itself) and overall tight and clean and very good condition in a very good - unmarked dj (1 small chip to upper edge of dj, other light edgewear.) A reasonably presentable copy of an uncommon book.

    Book ID: 23964
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  • ARCHER'S GOON. by Jones, Diana Wynne.
    Jones, Diana Wynne.
    ARCHER'S GOON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Before Rowling and the Harry Potter books, Jones was the premier writer of children's fantasy in the UK with complex stories, often mixing humor in with the darkness. 'Archer's Goon' is not only one of her hardest-to-find titles in collectable condition, it is also, according to Clute and Nicholl's Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, her 'best sf novel, a splendidly convoluted mystery involving time paradoxes, alternate worlds, paranoia, writer's block and a cheerful thug.' Nominated for the best fantasy award, it was also serialized by the BBC in 1992. ISBN: 0-688-02582x.

    Condition: Near fine in a very near fine dust jacket. A lovely copy, with just a hint of spine slant.

    Book ID: 33184
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  • THE WALLS OF THE UNIVERSE. by Melko, Paul.
    Melko, Paul.
    THE WALLS OF THE UNIVERSE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2009.) dj. Hardcover - An Ohio farm boy, in his last year of high school, thinks that his biggest trouble is from beating up the school bully - until his doppelganger appears with a device that lets him travel across worlds. The author's hightly praised second novel. 383 pp. ISBN: 9780765519975.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (brief review taped onto front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 53981
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  • THE CLAN CORPORATE: Book Three of the Merchant Princes. by Stross, Charles.
    Stross, Charles.
    THE CLAN CORPORATE: Book Three of the Merchant Princes.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - In the first two books in this series, "Miriam Beckstein has gotten in touch with her roots and they have nearly strangled her. A young, hip, business journalist in Boston, she discovered that her family comes from an alternate reality, that she is very well-connected, and that her family is a lot too much like the mafia for comfort. In addition women are family property and are required to breed more family members." Now she is trying to start a business outside the family's reach. 320 pp. ISBN: 0-765309300.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease to front flap of dj)

    Book ID: 70076
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