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  • The Magazine of FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF): March 1983. Vol. 64, No. 3; Whole No. 382. by Ferman, Edward L., editor; Kim Stanley Robinson, signed.
    Ferman, Edward L., editor; Kim Stanley Robinson, signed.
    The Magazine of FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF): March 1983. Vol. 64, No. 3; Whole No. 382.

    Edition: First printing, a science fiction digest.

    New York: Mercury Press, 1983. SIGNED first edition - Includes novelets by Michael Reeves and Kim Stanley Robinson and stories by Timothy Zahn, Richard Mueller, Richard Cowper, Harvey Jacobs, Edward Wellen and Felix C. Gotschalk; non fiction by Isaac Asimov. SIGNED by Kim Stanley Robinson on the table of contents next to the title of his story "Black Air." 160 pp.

    Condition: Good only - mailing label on front cover, some creasing and wear to the covers, usual toning to the pages.

    Book ID: 67502
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  • The Magazine of FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF): March 1983. Vol. 64, No. 3; Whole No. 382. by Ferman, Edward L., editor; Kim Stanley Robinson, signed.
    Ferman, Edward L., editor; Kim Stanley Robinson, signed.
    The Magazine of FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF): March 1983. Vol. 64, No. 3; Whole No. 382.

    Edition: First printing, a science fiction digest.

    New York: Mercury Press, 1983. SIGNED first edition - Includes novelets by Michael Reeves and Kim Stanley Robinson and stories by Timothy Zahn, Richard Mueller, Richard Cowper, Harvey Jacobs, Edward Wellen and Felix C. Gotschalk; non fiction by Isaac Asimov. SIGNED by Kim Stanley Robinson at his story "Black Air." 160 pp.

    Condition: Near fine - usual toning to the pages but no creasing, no label.

    Book ID: 67503
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  • THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, October 1971, Volume 41, No 4. by Fermin, Edward, editor. Dennis Etchison, signed.
    Fermin, Edward, editor. Dennis Etchison, signed.
    THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, October 1971, Volume 41, No 4.

    Edition: First printing - a digest magazine.

    New York: Mercury Press, 1971. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED by Dennis Etchison at his story "The Smell of Death." Also includes two novelets: "The Autumn Land" by Clifford D. Simak and "Living Wild" by Josephine Saxton, and five other short stories: "Thank God You're Alive" by Sandy Fisher, "Ask and It May Be Given" by Wesley Ford Davis, "The True Believers" by Leo P. Kelley, "A Desert Place" by M. P. Brown, and "Passage to Murdstone" by Ron Goulart and more. Great cover art of robots playing baseball by Mel Hunter. 127 pp plus ads.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages, a few numbers written on back cover)

    Book ID: 58754
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  • "SKY LIFT" in IMAGINATION: Stories of Science and Fantasy, Nov. 1953, Vol. 4, No. 10. by Heinlein, Robert A.
    Heinlein, Robert A.
    "SKY LIFT" in IMAGINATION: Stories of Science and Fantasy, Nov. 1953, Vol. 4, No. 10.

    Edition: First printing- a digest magazine.

    Evanston, IL: Greenleaf Publishing Company, 1953. First edition - Featured story in this issue is the first appearance of "Sky Lift" by Robert Heinlein. Also includes The Time Armada by Fox B. Holden (conclusion); Roll Out the Rolov by Harry C. Crosby; Guaranteed - Forever! by Frank M. Robinson; The Music Master by Galouye; Test Problem by Alan Ramm and more. Cover by W. A. Terry for 'Sky Lift.' In addition to his cover story, Heinlein is also featured on "introducing the author" inside the front cover, where he talks about his take on life (long-term optimist and short-term pessimist). Illustrations, cartoons. William M. Hamling, editor. 161 pp.

    Condition: Good in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages, some tape repair to spine, minor rubbing and wear to the covers)

    Book ID: 70430
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  • "SKY LIFT" in IMAGINATION: Stories of Science and Fantasy, Nov. 1953, Vol. 4, No. 10. by Heinlein, Robert A.
    Heinlein, Robert A.
    "SKY LIFT" in IMAGINATION: Stories of Science and Fantasy, Nov. 1953, Vol. 4, No. 10.

    Edition: First printing- a digest magazine.

    Evanston, IL: Greenleaf Publishing Company, 1953. First edition - Featured story in this issue is the first appearance of "Sky Lift" by Robert Heinlein. Also includes The Time Armada by Fox B. Holden (conclusion); Roll Out the Rolov by Harry C. Crosby; Guaranteed - Forever! by Frank M. Robinson; The Music Master by Galouye; Test Problem by Alan Ramm and more. Cover by W. A. Terry for 'Sky Lift.' In addition to his cover story, Heinlein is also featured on "introducing the author" inside the front cover, where he talks about his take on life (long-term optimist and short-term pessimist). Illustrations, cartoons. William M. Hamling, editor. 161 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (light toning to the pages, but otherwise an unusually bright and attractive copy)

    Book ID: 70431
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  • "PROJECT NIGHTMARE" in AMAZING STORIES April-May 1953, Volume 27, No. 4. by Heinlein, Robert A.; Howard Browne, editor.
    Heinlein, Robert A.; Howard Browne, editor.
    "PROJECT NIGHTMARE" in AMAZING STORIES April-May 1953, Volume 27, No. 4.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1953. First edition - In addition to Heinlein's story "Project Nightmare", this also includes contributions by Theodore Sturgeon, Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, and others. Illustrated. Cartoons. 162pp. Good girl cover art by Barye Phillips. Back cover features a painting of a satellite - a "steel umbrella" by Jack Coggins.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 70452
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  • "IN THE SHIELD" in Worlds of If Science Fiction Magazine, January 1969, Vol. 19, No. 1, Issue 134. by Koontz, Dean; Frederik Pohl, editor.
    Koontz, Dean; Frederik Pohl, editor.
    "IN THE SHIELD" in Worlds of If Science Fiction Magazine, January 1969, Vol. 19, No. 1, Issue 134.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Galaxy, 1969. First edition - Features the novelettes: "In the Shield" by Dean R. Koontz. Also contains the following works - Serials/Complete Novels: Six Gates to Limbo (Part 1 of 2) - J. T. McIntosh ; , Operation High Time - Jacqueline Lichtenberg, The Year Dot - William F. Temple; Short Fiction: The Steel General (excerpt) - Roger Zelazny ; Essays/Articles: If - and When - Lester del Rey ; Authorgraphs: An Interview with Roger Zelazny. Illustrated. 162 pp. Cover art by Chaffee.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 70432
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  • Koontz, Dean R.; Gene Wolfe, T. J. Bass, Piers Anthony and others.
    SHAMBOLAIN in WORLDS OF IF Science Fiction magazine, November - December 1970 (volume 20, number 8, issue 151.)

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    New York: Galaxy Publishing 1970. First edition - In addition to this original story by Koontz, this issue includes the complete novel 'Song of Kaia' by T. J. Bass. Other fiction by: Gene Wolfe, Arthur Sellings, M. Alan Rogers, Joseph Dickinson, Piers, Anthony, Jauanita Coulson, and Donald Franson. Non fiction: Lester Del Rey. An expanded issue - the cover advertises 32 more pages. 192 pp. Cover art by Jack Gaughan.

    Condition: Just about fine - a lovely copy, cover bright and unfaded, spine straight.

    Book ID: 37356
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  • Koontz, Dean R.; Piers Anthony, Isaac Asimov, and others.
    THE PSYCHEDELIC CHILDREN in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July 1968; Volume 35, Number 1.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    New York: Mercury Press 1968. First edition - DIgest magazine. In addition to this short story by Koontz, this issue includes additional fiction by Piers Anthony, Isac Asimov, Larry Brody, John Sladek, Hayden Howard, Guillaume Apollinaire (reprint). Nonfiction by: Isaac Asimov, Jonna Russ, Virginia Carew, Gahn Wilson. Cover art by Jack Gaughan. 130 pp.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to pages).

    Book ID: 35582
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  • Merwin, Sam Jr/
    THE HOUSE OF MANY WORLDS: Galaxy Science Fiction Novel #12

    Edition: First thus- a digest sized trade paperback.

    New York: Galaxy Publishing Corp, (1952). First edition - Perhaps the best-known novel by this prolific science fiction and mystery writer - "A fast moving science fiction novel filled with tension, intrigue and romance. - The old mansion on Spindrift Key stood like a dark and lowering wraith. When Elspeth Marriner and photographer Mack Fraser are sent to investigate the old mansion in the Hatteras, they never dream that once inside their lives will never be the same. For the house is a gateway to alternate Earths, watched over by a mysterious group called the Workers, who guard against more advanced civilizations crossing the dimensional barriers . . Elspeth learns that her and Mack's presence at the house is…

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    New York: Galaxy Publishing Corp, (1952). First edition - Perhaps the best-known novel by this prolific science fiction and mystery writer - "A fast moving science fiction novel filled with tension, intrigue and romance. - The old mansion on Spindrift Key stood like a dark and lowering wraith. When Elspeth Marriner and photographer Mack Fraser are sent to investigate the old mansion in the Hatteras, they never dream that once inside their lives will never be the same. For the house is a gateway to alternate Earths, watched over by a mysterious group called the Workers, who guard against more advanced civilizations crossing the dimensional barriers . . Elspeth learns that her and Mack's presence at the house is no accident. Their unique combination of talents and knowledge are needed to counter a threat that could plunge the entire world into war. If Elspeth accepted the assignment, she would have to cross to another world, aided only by her native ingenuity, then surmount a succession of plots and counterplots, with death the price of failure." 154 pp. Cover by Ed Emshwiller.

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    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages. star stamped on front cover)

    Book ID: 84922
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  • SINISTER BARRIER; THE LEGION OF SPACE; THE AMPHIBIANS - Galaxy Science Fiction Novels No 1, 2 and 4 (set of 3 digest paperbacks) by Rusell, Eric Frank; Jack Williamson, and S. Fowler Wright.
    Rusell, Eric Frank; Jack Williamson, and S. Fowler Wright.
    SINISTER BARRIER; THE LEGION OF SPACE; THE AMPHIBIANS - Galaxy Science Fiction Novels No 1, 2 and 4 (set of 3 digest paperbacks)

    Edition: First thus- digest sized paperbacks.

    New York: World Editions, Inc, (1950). First edition - A set of three books in the Galaxy Science Fiction series, each with a cover price of 25c.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers - bright covers, usual toning to pages.

    Book ID: 84917
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  • EMPIRE: A Powerful Novel of Intrigue and Action in a Not-so-distant Future, Galaxy Science Fiction Novel #7.. by Simak, Clifford D.
    Simak, Clifford D.
    EMPIRE: A Powerful Novel of Intrigue and Action in a Not-so-distant Future, Galaxy Science Fiction Novel #7..

    Edition: First printing - a digest sized paperback.

    New York: World Editions, Inc, (1951). First edition - The first printing of this early novel by a Hugo and Nebula award winning writer - a rewrite of a novel originally written by John W. Campbell, Jr. - a story of Interplanetary intrigue and revolution resulting from conflict between the inventors of a new, cheap energy source, one of whom is determined that it shall be used to establish his empire, the other who feels it should be free to all. An original publication of Galaxy Science Fiction novels. Cover price of 35c. 160 pp.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to pages, bright covers)

    Book ID: 84918
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  • EMPIRE: A Powerful Novel of Intrigue and Action in a Not-so-distant Future, Galaxy Science Fiction Novel #7.. by Simak, Clifford D.
    Simak, Clifford D.
    EMPIRE: A Powerful Novel of Intrigue and Action in a Not-so-distant Future, Galaxy Science Fiction Novel #7..

    Edition: First printing - a digest sized paperback.

    New York: World Editions, Inc, (1951). First edition - The first printing of this early novel by a Hugo and Nebula award winning writer - a rewrite of a novel originally written by John W. Campbell, Jr. - a story of Interplanetary intrigue and revolution resulting from conflict between the inventors of a new, cheap energy source, one of whom is determined that it shall be used to establish his empire, the other who feels it should be free to all. An original publication of Galaxy Science Fiction novels. Cover price of 35c. 160 pp.

    Condition: Good only (usual toning to pages, some rubbing and wear to covers)

    Book ID: 84919
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  • YOU CAN'T KILL A CORPSE. by Trimble, Louis.
    Trimble, Louis.
    YOU CAN'T KILL A CORPSE.

    Edition: First thus- a digest sized paperback.

    New York: Dagger House. (1947). First edition - Suspense novel about a man sent to rid a town of corruption who finds himself framed for the murder of a powerful newspaper publisher (a "slightly condensed" edition). Dagger House Mystery #26. cover price 25c. 120 pp. Cover art by Levine

    Condition: Very good (usual rather severe toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 58305
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  • THE LEGION OF SPACE: An Exciting Novel of the Distant Future: Galaxy Science Fiction Novel No. 2. by Williamson, Jack
    Williamson, Jack
    THE LEGION OF SPACE: An Exciting Novel of the Distant Future: Galaxy Science Fiction Novel No. 2.

    Edition: First thus- a digest sized paperback.

    New York: World Editions, Inc, (1950). First edition - The first paperback edition of this novel (complete and unabridged) originally serialized in Astounding Stories in 1934, then published in book form (with some revisions) by Fantasy Press in 1947 in an edition of 2,970 copies. Set in an era in which humans have colonized the Solar System but dare not go farther - The Legion is the military and police force of the Solar System. Cover art by Calle. 158 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (some toning to pages, cover bright and attractive).

    Book ID: 84916
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