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  • PEBBLE IN THE SKY. by Asimov, Isaac
    Asimov, Isaac
    PEBBLE IN THE SKY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1950. dj. Hardcover first edition - Asimov's first published novel - the first of many! An accident in a research facility, sent Joseph Schwartz to a far future earth, still inhabited but the people of Earth are outcasts, because their tiny world is radioactive. Classic science fiction combining both time travel and post-apocalyptic themes. 223 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket A short closed tear to the base of the spine affecting both the book and the dj (dj has tape repair to interior), some other minor rubbing and wear mostly to the folds of the dj and the ends of the spine)

    Book ID: 65181
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  • THE WINDUP GIRL. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WINDUP GIRL.

    Edition: 4th trade paperback printing.

    San Francisco: Night Shade Books, (2010). SIGNED - Early publication of this dystopian novel set in a future Thailand, still managing to hold back the rising seas. The author's first novel, this was the winner of the Nebula, co-winner of the Hugo award, as well as winning The John W. Campbell Award and the 2010 Locus Award for Best First Novel. SIGNED on the title page. 361 pp plus 4 pp of publishers ads. ISBN: 9781597801584.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63919
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  • THE WINDUP GIRL. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WINDUP GIRL.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    San Francisco: Night Shade Books, (2010). SIGNED - Early publication of this dystopian novel set in a future Thailand, still managing to hold back the rising seas - cover refers to the Nebula nomination, not the fact that it won the Nebula - and was co-winner of the Hugo award, as well as winning The John W. Campbell Award and the 2010 Locus Award for Best First Novel. SIGNED on the title page. 361 pp plus 4pp of publishers ads. ISBN: 9781597801584.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64371
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  • SLANT. by Bear, Greg.
    Bear, Greg.
    SLANT.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1987) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Novel set in the mid-21st century, in a world transformed by nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, and where Green Idaho has become a separatist state. housing a state of the art cyronics center. SIGNED on the title page. 395 pp. ISBN: 0-312855176.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64489
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  • AFTER THE FLOOD. by Jersild, P.C.
    Jersild, P.C.
    AFTER THE FLOOD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Post apocalyptic novel set in 2023, thirty years after a nuclear holocaust has destroyed the world as we know it. "A powerful, deeply disturbing book.bleak, uncompromising."--Harry Stein. Translated from the Swedish by Lone Thygesen Blecher and George Blecher. 251 pp. ISBN: 0-688-049028.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56224
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  • Koch, Polly.
    INVISIBLE BORDERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - An unusual debut, this dystopian feminist novel moves back and forth between the childhood of Elise in the 1950's and the postmillenium commune in which she lives in the near future. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-671-724770.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 34125
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  • Koch, Polly.
    INVISIBLE BORDERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - An unusual debut, this dystopian feminist novel moves back and forth between the childhood of Elise in the 50's and the postmillenium commune in which she lives in the near future. ISBN: 0-671-724770.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket.(closed tear at upper edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 37877
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  • THE GREAT BAY: Chronicles of the Collapse. by Pendell, Dale.
    Pendell, Dale.
    THE GREAT BAY: Chronicles of the Collapse.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, (2010). Hardcover first edition - An award-winning book which imagines the world far into the future after a global pandemic has killed most of mankind in 2021. Steve Silberman called it "an extraordinary book that thrives at the intersection of dystopian imagination and planet-scale history' while Gary Snyder comments "A light boat, sailing across a broad bay, with the tops of ancient skyscrapers deep below. Our western North American world, hundreds and then thousands of years into the future. Dozens of remarkable stories, in the unfolding ecologies of post collapse, post climate change. Civilizations and technologies die or are lost, but human ingenuity, families, tribes, and villages, the musicians, shamans, philosophers, and people of powerlive on." Illustrated. 275 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated boards (remainder dot, corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 76845
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  • HE, SHE, IT by Piercy, Marge
    Piercy, Marge
    HE, SHE, IT

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Piercy's highly praised science fiction novel - an interweaving of 2 stories, one that of a young woman in the 21st century in the vast toxic wasteland that used to be North America, the other a kabbalist in the 16th century in Prague's Jewish ghetto. ISBN: 0-679-404082.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42058
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  • Piercy, Marge
    HE, SHE, IT

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. Piercy's highly praised science fiction novel - an interweaving of 2 stories, one that of a young woman in the 21st century in the vast toxic wasteland that used to be North America, the other a kabbalist in the 16th century in Prague's Jewish ghetto.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. A relatively uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 19559
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  • HE, SHE, IT by Piercy, Marge
    Piercy, Marge
    HE, SHE, IT

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Piercy's highly praised science fiction novel - an interweaving of 2 stories, one that of a young woman in the 21st century in the vast toxic wasteland that used to be North America, the other a kabbalist in the 16th century in Prague's Jewish ghetto. ISBN: 0-679-404082.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 17629
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  • Powers, Tim
    DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Ace Books, (1985). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A novel set in a near future gone mad, in a California where life continues, often in bizarre ways, after the end of civilization. Winner of the 1985 John W. Campbell Award and 1986 Philip K. Dick Award for best novel, nominated for the 1985 Nebula. 294 pp. Cover art by John Berkey. ISBN: 0-441-148794.

    Condition: Good only (creasing to the spine, some rubbing and wear to the covers)

    Book ID: 62948
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  • A FEW LAST WORDS: A Parable And A Prophecy. by Sallis, James.
    Sallis, James.
    A FEW LAST WORDS: A Parable And A Prophecy.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, (1970) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book by Sallis, a collection of speculative short fiction, sometimes surreal, sometimes comic, but often with a quiet horror combined with mundane details, a glimpse of a future bleak and violent and full of death. SIGNED on the title page. 226 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 70580
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  • A FEW LAST WORDS: A Parable And A Prophecy. by Sallis, James.
    Sallis, James.
    A FEW LAST WORDS: A Parable And A Prophecy.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, (1970) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book by Sallis, a collection of speculative short fiction, sometimes surreal, sometimes comic, but often with a quiet horror combined with mundane details, a glimpse of a future bleak and violent and full of death. SIGNED on the title page. 226 pp.

    Condition: Damaged condition - the back board has been cracked and bent, lower corner bumped - but the binding is still tight, spine is straight and the dj is very good. An uncommon first book, especially signed and in the first edition, and so worth offering at a significantly reduced price.

    Book ID: 71379
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  • THE EDGE OF REASON. by Snodgrass, Melinda.
    Snodgrass, Melinda.
    THE EDGE OF REASON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - From the dustjacket: "A Novel of the War Between Science and Superstition ...It's the eve of Armageddon, and the gates of hell are about to yawn open. Jesus Christ is a homeless schizophrenic living in a cardboard box, Lucer commands the forces of light, and humanity's best hope is a tormented young beat cop from Albuquerque, New Mexico." 384 pp. ISBN: 978-0765315168.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73411
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  • THE EDGE OF REASON. by Snodgrass, Melinda.
    Snodgrass, Melinda.
    THE EDGE OF REASON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - From the dustjacket: "A Novel of the War Between Science and Superstition ...It's the eve of Armageddon, and the gates of hell are about to yawn open. Jesus Christ is a homeless schizophrenic living in a cardboard box, Lucer commands the forces of light, and humanity's best hope is a tormented young beat cop from Albuquerque, New Mexico." SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page. 384 pp. ISBN: 9780765315168.

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

    Book ID: 53667
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  • THE AGE OF MIRACLES. by Walker, Karen Thompson.
    Walker, Karen Thompson.
    THE AGE OF MIRACLES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2012). First edition - Her first novel, a wonderful and uncommon coming-of-age story set in the near future where the rotation of the earth has begun to slow, and changes to everyone's lives inexorably follow. Cover praise from Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Karen Russell and more. Letter from publisher bound in. 272 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59145
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  • THE AGE OF MIRACLES. by Walker, Karen Thompson.
    Walker, Karen Thompson.
    THE AGE OF MIRACLES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first novel, a wonderful and uncommon coming-of-age story set in the near future where the rotation of the earth has begun to slow, and changes to everyone's lives inexorably follow. Dust jacket praise from Amy Bloom, Yiyun Li, Aimee Bender, Karen Russell and more. 272 pp. ISBN: 9780812992977.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated yellow boards in a near fine die-cut dust jacket (small abraded spot from sticker removal on dj).

    Book ID: 62394
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  • DELUGE: A Romance. by Wright, S. Fowler.
    Wright, S. Fowler.
    DELUGE: A Romance.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation (Grosset and Dunlap), 1928. Hardcover - Novel set in the near future, where a geologic catastrophe has caused most of the land in Europe and elsewhere to be flooded - however, a small section of the Cotswalds was uplifted and those living there face a fight for survival in a world they are totally unprepared for. A classic, and with today's global warming, one that might be even more relevant now than when it was written. 395 pp. Stylized art deco design on the endpapers. Shows Cosmopolitan on title page, and states first edition, but Grosset and Dunlap on the spine.

    Condition: Very good in dark blue cloth (some mottling to the spine, usual light toning to the pages), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58916
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