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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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  • ELEGY BEACH: A Book of the Change. by Boyett, Steven R.
    Boyett, Steven R.
    ELEGY BEACH: A Book of the Change.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ace Books, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - A post-apocalyptic fantasy. "Thirty years ago the lights went out, the airplanes fell, the cars went still, the cities all went dark. The laws humanity had always known were replaced by new laws that could only be called magic. The world has changed forever. Or has it?" Born after the Change, Fred grew up in a fishing village on the California coast playing in abandoned buildings and rusting supertankers, scavenging for their needs from the remnants of the previous generation's civilization. Author's afterword. 375 pp. ISBN: 978-0441017959.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69224
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  • BONE DANCE: A Fantasy for Technophiles. by Bull, Emma.
    Bull, Emma.
    BONE DANCE: A Fantasy for Technophiles.

    Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.

    New York: Ace Books, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a post-holocaust Minneapolis. 278 pp. Dust jacket art by Doug Beekman.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (corner flap clipped).

    Book ID: 79992
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  • WAYWARD: Book Two of the Wayward Pines Series. by Crouch, Blake.
    Crouch, Blake.
    WAYWARD: Book Two of the Wayward Pines Series.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    Seattle: Thomas & Mercer, (2013). The second book in this thriller series. "Welcome to Wayward Pines, population 461. Nestled amid picture-perfect mountains, the idyllic town is a modern-day Eden - .except for the electrified fence and razor wire, and the relentless surveillance tracking each word and gesture." But Ethan Burke, the new sheriff, has been outside and he knows the horror kept at bay by the fence. 298 pp plus a sneak preview for the next book in the series. ISBN: 978-1477808702.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78903
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  • THE HUNTED. by Higson, Charlie.
    Higson, Charlie.
    THE HUNTED.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2015). Hardcover first edition - The sixth book in The Enemy series. "The sickness struck everyone over fourteen. First it twisted their minds. Next it ravaged their bodies. Now they roam the streets - crazed and hungry. The others had promised that the countryside would be safer than the city. They were wrong. Now Ella's all-alone except for her silent rescuer, Scarface - and she's not even sure if he's a kid or a grown-up." Double page map. 454 pp. All edges tinted. ISBN: 978-1484747155.

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

    Book ID: 74784
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  • JAPAN SINKS. by Komatsu, Sakyo.
    Komatsu, Sakyo.
    JAPAN SINKS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which was both an enormous best seller in Japan and the basis for a very popular film. The Japanese archipelego is being wrenched by enormous forces - a parable for our times on how we deal with natural disasters, the consequences of global warming, national identity and the essential relocation of millions of people. Translated from the Japanese by Michael Gallagher. 184 pp. ISBN: 0-060124490.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (some sunning to the edges of the boards, rubbing and edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 67585
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  • CALIFORNIA. by Lepucki, Edan.
    Lepucki, Edan.
    CALIFORNIA.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's first novel, set in a "frighteningly realistic near future." SIGNED on the title page. 392 pp. ISBN: 978-0316250818.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63035
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  • GIRL IN LANDSCAPE. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    GIRL IN LANDSCAPE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An unconventional tale that is a genre-bending post-apocalypic science fiction novel as well as "an exploration of the nature of sexual awakening, a meditation on language and perception, and a homage to the great American tradition of the western." 280 pp. ISBN: 0-385485182.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75609
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  • THE DAY OF THE DRONES. by Lightner, A. M. (pseudomyn of Alice Lightner Hopf, 1904-1988),
    Lightner, A. M. (pseudomyn of Alice Lightner Hopf, 1904-1988),
    THE DAY OF THE DRONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although Lightner had published many books before this, this novel, notable for its reversal of gender and racial roles, set in a world 500 years after a nuclear world, is the first which garnered her serious attention. Black Africa has survived; the two young women protagonists, sent north on an exploratory mission, discover that the white remnants of UK civilization have evolved into a hive society. 255 pp.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78389
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  • DUST. by Pellegrino, Charles.
    Pellegrino, Charles.
    DUST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Avon, (1998). First edition - "In an idyllic Long Island community, paleobiologist Richard Sinclair is one of the first to suspect that the environment has begun to wage bloody war on humanity. What initially appear to be random, unrelated events are, in actuality, violent eruptions in a worldwide biological chain reaction. Along with a brave group of survivors, Sinclair must learn to understand the catastrophe while it roils around them, slowly crumbling a panicked world and energizing a reactionary fringe that welcomes the apocalypse. The survival of mankind depends on finding an answer immediately - for all else is dust." Includes an "Afterword: Reality Check" and a selected bibliography, 387 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70576
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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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  • HELL DIVERS, Book One. by Smith, Nicholas Sansbury.
    Smith, Nicholas Sansbury.
    HELL DIVERS, Book One.

    Edition: Audio book.

    New York: Blackstone Audio, (2016). Unabridged, read by R.C. Bray - 10 hours, 8 cds. "More than two centuries after World War III poisoned the planet, the final bastion of humanity lives on massive airships circling the globe in search of a habitable area to call home. Aging and outdated, most of the ships plummeted back to earth long ago. The only thing keeping the two surviving lifeboats in the sky are Hell Divers - men and women who risk their lives by skydiving to the surface to scavenge for parts the ships desperately need.". ISBN: 978-1504710404.

    Condition: New - still in shrinkwrap.

    Book ID: 78587
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  • THE ICONS. by Stohl, Margaret.
    Stohl, Margaret.
    THE ICONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). Hardcover first edition - A young adult post-apocalyptic novel - "Everything changed on The Day. The day the Icon appeared in Los Angeles. The day the power stopped. The day Dol's family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn't know it was fighting." 429 pp. ISBN: 978-0316205184.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71210
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  • THE LONG LOUD SILENCE. by Tucker, Wilson.
    Tucker, Wilson.
    THE LONG LOUD SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Rinehart, (1952.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of the devastation of all of America east of the Mississippi River from germ-laden bombs dropped on the cities there - and of the few survivors. Set in what was the near future at the time this was written, this is still a gripping account of the dangers of biological warfare, and of the urge to survive no matter what devastation is all around you.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some dampstaining to the bottom edge of the back cover of the dj, not affecting the book itself.)

    Book ID: 32386
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  • THE VALLEY-WESTSIDE WAR. by Turtledove, Harry.
    Turtledove, Harry.
    THE VALLEY-WESTSIDE WAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in a post-nuclear Los Angeles, where the battle for survival is between neighborhoods. A Crosstime Traffic novel. SIGNED on the title page. 285 pp. ISBN: 0-7653-14878.

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

    Book ID: 51553
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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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  • FALSE DAWN by Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn
    Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn
    FALSE DAWN

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Warner, (1979). SIGNED - Novel set in California in the 21st century, a world devastated by pollution, war and disease. Thea is a mutant, a human who has been virally modified to be able to survive in the poisonously polluted environment. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 237 pp. Cover art by Jim Dietz. ISBN: 0-446-90077x.

    Condition: Good overall condition (crease on back cover, other minor wear).

    Book ID: 69024
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  • FALSE DAWN by Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn
    Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn
    FALSE DAWN

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Doubleday, 1978. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in California in the 21st century, a world devasted by pollution, war and disease. SIGNED and dated on the title page by Yarbro, who also corrected her year of birth on the copyright page. When signing this Yarbro commented that it was only the first printing dust jacket that the red eyes of the mutant pirate on a motorcycle on the cover were improperly offset. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-385-131445.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 24060
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