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  • NEBULA AWARDS 21: SWFA's Choices for the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 1985. by [anthology,signed] Silverberg, Robert, Joe Haldeman, George R. R Martin, Nancy Kress, James P. Blaylock, Gregory Benford and others (edited by George Zebrowski.)
    [anthology,signed] Silverberg, Robert, Joe Haldeman, George R. R Martin, Nancy Kress, James P. Blaylock, Gregory Benford and others (edited by George Zebrowski.)
    NEBULA AWARDS 21: SWFA's Choices for the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 1985.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1987.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by SIX authors at their award winning stories: 'Out of All Them Bright Stars' by Nancy Kress; 'Portraits of His Children' by George R. R. Martin; 'Sailing to Byzantium' by Robert Silverberg; Joe Haldeman at his nominated story 'More than the Sum of His Parts'; James P. Blaylock at 'Paper Dragons' and Gregory Benford at "Effing the Ineffable." Also includes a short story by Card (who won the Nebula for his novel 'Ender's Game') and nominated stories by James P. Blaylock, Bruce Boston and others. Essay on science fiction films. Also includes an appendix of the SFWA, The Guild, about the Nebula Award and The 1985…

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    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1987.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by SIX authors at their award winning stories: 'Out of All Them Bright Stars' by Nancy Kress; 'Portraits of His Children' by George R. R. Martin; 'Sailing to Byzantium' by Robert Silverberg; Joe Haldeman at his nominated story 'More than the Sum of His Parts'; James P. Blaylock at 'Paper Dragons' and Gregory Benford at "Effing the Ineffable." Also includes a short story by Card (who won the Nebula for his novel 'Ender's Game') and nominated stories by James P. Blaylock, Bruce Boston and others. Essay on science fiction films. Also includes an appendix of the SFWA, The Guild, about the Nebula Award and The 1985 Nebula Awards ballot, and the past Nebula Award Winners from 1965 to 1984. 333 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1649286.

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    Condition: Ex-library with a pocket and in a sturdy black buckram binding, but overall tight and clean, with relatively few markings. in a near fine dustjacket. Surprisingly uncommon, especially in hardcover, presumably since most copies went to libraries - as this did.

    Book ID: 49160
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  • Box, C. J.
    SAVAGE RUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, 2002. SIGNED first edition - Second mystery featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett; in this, he goes to the forests of Twelve Sleep County to check into a massive explosion that may have killed an environmental activist, and finds evidence of a deadly conspiracy. SIGNED on a bookplate pasted onto the first page.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 24829
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  • THE MATISSE STORIES. by Byatt, A. S.
    Byatt, A. S.
    THE MATISSE STORIES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A small and elegant volume of 3 stories, each touched in a different way by the paintings of Matisse and each illustrated with a drawing by Matisse. SIGNED on the title page by the author. 134 pp. ISBN: 0-679-438823.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (crease to bottom edge of rear cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 77015
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  • THE DJINN IN THE NIGHTINGALE'S EYE: Five Fairy Stories. by Byatt, A. S.
    Byatt, A. S.
    THE DJINN IN THE NIGHTINGALE'S EYE: Five Fairy Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Enchanting fairy tales for adults. SIGNED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-679-420088.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77016
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  • CAPITOL. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    CAPITOL.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    New York: Baronet, 1979. SIGNED first edition - The extremely uncommon larger format edition of Card's first book - issued in November 1979, either simultaneously or very shortly after a mass market paperback edition. Cover painting by Jad. ISBN: 0-89437-0723.

    Condition: SIGNED by Card on the title page. Very near fine in illustrated wrappers - no creases, appears unread.

    Book ID: 24131
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  • TAILSPIN: The Strange Case of Major Call. by Conners, Bernard F.
    Conners, Bernard F.
    TAILSPIN: The Strange Case of Major Call.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: British American Publishing, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A dramatized, but factual, account by a former FBI agent of the story of decorated Air Force Major James Arlon Call's descent into a life of crime and murder and his role as the 'bushy-haired man' the killer of Marilyn Sheppard, a murder where her husband, Sam Sheppard, was originally convicted. Extensive notes, exhibits, photographs. 507 pp. Schematic timeline on the rear endpapers. ISBN: 0-945167-504.

    Condition: SIGNED on the front endpaper 'with best wishes.' Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 22888
    Keywords: signed, True Crime
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  • Ehrlich, Gretel
    A MATCH TO THE HEART: One Woman's Story of Being Struck by Lightning

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1994. SIGNED first edition - One August afternoon, Ehrlich was walking with her dogs on her ranch - and was struck by lightning. Her remarkable survival is told in this fascinating extended essay on the effects of lightening on the human body - and on the nature of the heart. SIGNED by the author.

    Condition: Very near fine in near fine slipcase (one short tear at the corner.)

    Book ID: 67607
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  • Ehrlich, Gretel
    A MATCH TO THE HEART: One Woman's Story of Being Struck by Lightning

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED by the author on the title page (for Leann) and dated in 1995. One August afternoon, Ehrlich was walking with her dogs on her ranch - and was struck by lightning. Her remarkable survival is told in this fascinating extended essay on the effects of lightening on the human body - and on the nature of the heart. ISBN: 0-679-425500.

    Condition: Very good+ in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 12493
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  • PAYMENT IN BLOOD. by George, Elizabeth.
    George, Elizabeth.
    PAYMENT IN BLOOD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, (1988). SIGNED first edition - Author's 2nd book - a mystery set in England, featuring Scotland Yard Inspector Thomas Lynley and Dectective Sergeant Barbara Havers. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Very good minus in glossy black covers with red and white printing (bookstore stamp inside front cover, stain to upper edge of first few pages, usual toning to pages, some rubbing to covers.) These advance issues are much less common than the hardcover 1st edition which had, according to the back cover of this ARC, a relatively large 50,000 copy 1st printing.

    Book ID: 77063
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  • Houston, James D.
    BETWEEN BATTLES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, 1968. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel (preceded by a nonfiction book on surfing which he co-authored.) Described as 'comic, grotesque and frightening at the same time' this is the story of young men, unwilling soldiers, on an American air force base in England during the Cold War. SIGNED and dated in 1997 on the title page. Uncommon thus.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some crinkling to upper edge of dustjacket.)

    Book ID: 25375
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  • Jacobs, Jonnie.
    COLD JUSTICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring San Francisco attorney Kali O'Brien. Promotional bookmark laid in. ISBN: 1-57566-8270.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 22855
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  • Jance, J. A.
    SKELETON CANYON

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Avon, 1997. SIGNED first edition - The fifth Joanna Brady mystery, set in among the canyons of southern Arizona.

    Condition: SIGNED on title page. Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 22459
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  • Jance, J. A.
    SKELETON CANYON

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avon, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth Joanna Brady mystery, set in among the canyons of southern Arizona. ISBN: 0-380-973952.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 22460
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  • Jance, J. A.
    KISS OF THE BEES.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Avon, 2000. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Suspense novel set in the Southwest. ISBN: 0-380-977478.

    Condition: SIGNED on title page. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 22461
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  • KILLING ME SOFTLY. by Leslie, John
    Leslie, John
    KILLING ME SOFTLY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first Gideon Lowry mystery, set in Key West, Florida. SIGNED by the author on the title page with 'Key West 1996' added. ISBN: 0-671-864203.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60927
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  • Leslie, John
    KILLING ME SOFTLY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first Gideon Lowry mystery, set in Key West, Florida. SIGNED by the author on the title page with 'Key West 1996' added. ISBN: 0-671-864203.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (1 closed tear back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 24939
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  • LeYung Ryan, Teresa,
    LOVE MADE OF HEART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Gus Lee describes this first book as one in which the author 'beautifully captures the vicissitudes of youth and growing up Asian in America with a story that is irrevocably honest... This is a brilliant debut.' Promotional postcard laid in. ISBN: 0-7582-02164.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 22723
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  • LeYung Ryan, Teresa,
    LOVE MADE OF HEART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Gus Lee describes this first book as one in which the author 'beautifully captures the vicissitudes of youth and growing up Asian in America with a story that is irrevocably honest... This is a brilliant debut.'. ISBN: 0-7582-02164.

    Condition: INSCRIBED on the half title page. Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 22724
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  • THE GEORGIA REVIEW: Summer 1991, Volume XLV, Number 2. by Lindberg, Stanley W., editor; Kim Barnes, signed.
    Lindberg, Stanley W., editor; Kim Barnes, signed.
    THE GEORGIA REVIEW: Summer 1991, Volume XLV, Number 2.

    Edition: First printing.

    Athens, GA: University of Georgia, 1991. First edition - A magazine of essays, fiction, poetry, art and book reviews - includes essays by Will Baker, Paul and Anne Ehrlich, Allison Graham, John Sisk and others; a graphic section in full color by Rodger Kingston, short fiction and poems. SIGNED by Kim Barnes at her poem "Circle of Women." Book reviews and notes on contributors. pp 223-420 plus ads.

    Condition: Very good (corners bumped, some rubbing and wear to covers)

    Book ID: 69610
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  • THE HARD SHAPES OF PARADISE. by Nelson, Paul.
    Nelson, Paul.
    THE HARD SHAPES OF PARADISE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1988. SIGNED first edition - Collection of poems, appropriately hard-edged and unsentimental. An association copy, INSCRIBED by the author to a well-known poet and his wife, and dated in the year of publication. ISBN: 0-8173-03928.

    Condition: Very near fine in stiff wrappers.

    Book ID: 21843
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  • PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION: POEMS. by Palley, Julian.
    Palley, Julian.
    PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION: POEMS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Laguna Beach, CA: The Inevitable Press, 1989. SIGNED first edition - Association copy, INSCRIBED by the author to a well-known poet, and dated in the year of publication. ISBN: 0-9624205-06.

    Condition: Fine in stiff black printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 21845
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  • Peters, Joan K.
    MANNY & ROSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1985. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Described as a passionate story of love and connections between a daughter and father, this first novel was called 'absolutely riveting' by Eve Merriam. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (spine of dj slightly faded.)

    Book ID: 13781
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  • MURDER CROPS UP. by Roberts, Lora (Pseudonym for Lora Smith).
    Roberts, Lora (Pseudonym for Lora Smith).
    MURDER CROPS UP.

    Edition: Paperback original - 2nd printing.

    New York: Fawcett, (1998.). SIGNED - Mystery featuring Liz Sullvan, a freelance writer and avid gardener, struggling to survive. An appealing heroine and an entertaining read. INSCRIBED on the title page."To --- May there be no weeds in your garden." 229 pp. ISBN: 0-449-150488.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 54068
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  • MURDER FOLLOWS MONEY. by Roberts, Lora (Pseudonym for Lora Smith).
    Roberts, Lora (Pseudonym for Lora Smith).
    MURDER FOLLOWS MONEY.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Fawcett, (2000.). SIGNED first edition - Mystery featuring Liz Sullvan, a freelance writer, temping now, who gets a stint as an escort for a famous, and notoriously demanding, author. An appealing heroine and an entertaining and slightly offbeat read. SIGNED on the title page. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-449-005399.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 53935
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  • Roberts, Lora (Pseudonym for Lora Smith).
    MURDER IN A NICE NEIGHBORHOOD.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Fawcett, 1994. SIGNED first edition - First mystery by Lora Roberts Smith under this name. Introduces Liz Sullvan, a freelance writer living in a van in Palo Alto, who prefers to be considered a vagabond rather than a vagrant. An appealing heroine and an entertaining and slightly offbeat read. ISBN: 0-449-148912.

    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page. Near fine (a copy which has been read, but carefully, so no creasing.)

    Book ID: 24382
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  • Robinson, Kim Stanley.
    ANTARCTICA.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 1998. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED by the author on the title page. A novel set in the near future in the last pure wilderness on earth. Includes a letter to the reader from Robinson printed inside the front cover.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 24527
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  • Robinson, Kim Stanley.
    ANTARCTICA.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 1998. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED by the author on the title page. A novel set in the near future in the last pure wilderness on earth. Includes a letter to the reader from Robinson printed inside the front cover.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 25789
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  • JUDGMENT DAY. by Siegel, Sheldon.
    Siegel, Sheldon.
    JUDGMENT DAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: McAdam / Cage, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Legal thriller featuring ex-priest, ex-public defender Mike Daley and his former wife, Rosie Gonsalez, who together run a criminal defense firm in San Francisco. Fast-moving, entertaining, great characters and setting. SIGNED on title page. 413 pp. ISBN: 0-399-149171.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62914
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  • CRIMINAL INTENT. by Siegel, Sheldon.
    Siegel, Sheldon.
    CRIMINAL INTENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His third legal thriller featuring ex-priest, ex-public defender Mike Daley and his former wife, Rosie Gonsalez, who together run a criminal defense firm in San Francisco. SIGNED on title page. ISBN: 0-399-149171.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 22714
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  • Trivas, Irene (illustrator) and Kurtz, Jane (author)
    I'M CALLING MOLLY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Niles, IL: Albert Whitman Co., 1990. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Charming story of the ups-and-downs of friendship between two children who live next door to each other, colorfully illustrated by Irene Trivas. Four year old Christopher, who has just learned to use the telephone, tries one ploy after another to get Molly to play with him, but she is busy with another friend. ISBN: 0-8075-34684.

    Condition: An association copy, INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the illustrator to the dedicatee 'For... my favorite neighbor, my friend, love, Irene.' Near fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 22790
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