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  • O MASTER CALIBAN. by Gottlieb, Phyllis.
    Gottlieb, Phyllis.
    O MASTER CALIBAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first of the Sven Dahlgren novels, which take place on a barely habitable planet named for his father - the young four-armed Dahlgren must confront and defeat the "ergs" (man serving machines) who have seized power. He is aided in this task when a small rocket bearing five young runaways crash lands on the planet. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-060116218.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some rubbing and edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 64824
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  • O MASTER CALIBAN. by Gottlieb, Phyllis.
    Gottlieb, Phyllis.
    O MASTER CALIBAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first of the Sven Dahlgren novels, which take place on a barely habitable planet named for his father - the young four-armed Dahlgren must confront and defeat the "ergs" (man serving machines) who have seized power. He is aided in this task when a small rocket bearing five young runaways crash lands on the planet. 243 pp. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. ISBN: 0-060116218.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76915
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  • MORE TALES OF PIRX THE PILOT. by Lem, Stanislaw.
    Lem, Stanislaw.
    MORE TALES OF PIRX THE PILOT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Pirx is an astronaut, but a bumbling, if sometimes inspired one - in a world where space travel has become routine, things still sometimes go strangely wrong, and Pirx is assigned to find out why. Five interconnected stories in which robots develop some highly alarming human characteristics. Translated by Louis Iribarne and Michael Kandel. 220 pp. Dust jacket by Jean-Marie Troillard. ISBN: 0-15-1621381.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 75680
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  • MORTAL ENGINES. by Lem, Stanislaw (1921-2006)
    Lem, Stanislaw (1921-2006)
    MORTAL ENGINES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Seabury Press, (1977). Hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories about machines which think, ranging in tone from slapstick to pathos and in mode from fantasy to realism, which probe the implications and consequences of the use of artificial intelligence. Translated from the Polish and with an introduction by Michael Kandel. xxiv, 239 pp. ISBN: 0-816492964.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81206
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  • AUTONOMOUS: A Novel by Newitz, Annalee
    Newitz, Annalee
    AUTONOMOUS: A Novel

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set on earth in 2144, which has been praised by an impressive group of writers - William Gibson, Cory Doctorow, Robin Sloan and more. Neal Stephenson stated "Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to the Internet." and Charles Yu called this book "a cyborg. Partly, it's a novel of ideas, about property, the very concept of it, and how our laws and systems about property shape class structure and society, as well as notions of identity, the self, bodies, autonomy at the most fundamental levels, all woven seamlessly into a dense mesh of impressive complexity. Don't let that…

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    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set on earth in 2144, which has been praised by an impressive group of writers - William Gibson, Cory Doctorow, Robin Sloan and more. Neal Stephenson stated "Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to the Internet." and Charles Yu called this book "a cyborg. Partly, it's a novel of ideas, about property, the very concept of it, and how our laws and systems about property shape class structure and society, as well as notions of identity, the self, bodies, autonomy at the most fundamental levels, all woven seamlessly into a dense mesh of impressive complexity. Don't let that fool you though. Because wrapped around that is the most badass exoskeleton--a thrilling and sexy story about pirates and their adventures." INSCRIBED on the title page "For --- Robots' rights now!" 301 pp. ISBN: 978-0765392077.

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

    Book ID: 71529
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  • SATURN'S CHILDREN: A Space Opera. by Stross, Charles.
    Stross, Charles.
    SATURN'S CHILDREN: A Space Opera.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ace Books, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of one of the last of the femmebots still operating. SIGNED on the title page. 323 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Joe Williamson. ISBN: 9780441015948.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50497
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  • SATURN'S CHILDREN: A Space Opera. by Stross, Charles.
    Stross, Charles.
    SATURN'S CHILDREN: A Space Opera.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ace Books, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of one of the last of the femmebots still operating. SIGNED on the title page with the word "Spurg!" . 323 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Joe Williamson. ISBN: 9780441015948.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 64499
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  • HILO: THEN EVERYTHING WENT WRONG, Book 5. by Winick, Judd.
    Winick, Judd.
    HILO: THEN EVERYTHING WENT WRONG, Book 5.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, (2019). SIGNED hardcover - Humorous graphic novel for middle grade children, the fifth in this series featuring the robot from another plant, Hilo, and his friends. "Find out more about what really happened on Hilo's world before he came to earth." SIGNED on the title page. Color by Steve Hamacker. 195 pp. ISBN: 978-1524714963.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 78920
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