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The Shape of Further Things: Speculations on Change

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Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-13 [14] 15-185 [186-188: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], cloth. First edition. An essay in autobiography and criticism. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 8-2. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#100)


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: New York: D. Appleton and Company, Date published: 1869

Description: 12mo, pp. [1-2] [1-3] 4-345 [346: blank] [1] 2-9 [10-12]: ads (last six leaves of gathering 15), fly leaves at front and rear, six inserted plates, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, yellow coated endpapers. First edition in English. Variant (priority, if any, unknown) with twelve titles listed under "new publications" on pages [10-12] of advertisements at rear. Verne's first book, first published in ... Read More

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From the Earth to the Moon, Direct in Ninety-Seven Hours and Twenty Minutes: and a Trip Around It...Translated From the French By Louis Mercier...and Eleanor E. King... used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Company, Date published: 1874

Description: Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv-vi [vii] viii [1] 2-323 [324: blank] [325-328: ads], fly leaves at front and rear, 80 inserted plates with illustrations by Bayard, de Montaut and de Neuville, original pictorial bevel-edged brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel ruled in blind, slate coated endpapers. Verso of title leaf advertises a single Verne title, A Journey to the Centre of the Earth priced at $2.00. First hardcover (and first combined) U.S. edition. The first ... Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Newark, NJ: The Wildside Press, Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9781880448144 ISBN: 1880448149

Description: Octavo, white imitation leather. First hardcover edition. Limited to 276 copies of which this is one of 250 numbered copies signed by McCaffrey on limitation label affixed to front paste-down. Recipes by Poul Anderson, Alfred Bester, Thomas M. Disch, Harlan Ellison, Frank Herbert, Larry Niven, and many others. First published as a paperback original by Ballantine Books in 1973. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#100245) Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: New York: Ballantine Books, Date published: [1953]

Description: Octavo, red boards, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First edition. The hardbound trade issue. (Currey binding D [no priority]). Expanded from the novella "The Fireman" published in 1951. Filmed in 1966 by Francois Truffaut. "In a totalitarian state, books are burned and private thought or action is criminal."-Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 159. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-153. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 8. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 749-55. ... Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Date published: [1958]

Description: Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Jackson on front free endpaper: "For Isabel Sherword--/ Gratefully, / Shirley Jackson." THE SUNDIAL, "one of the most bizarre works in Jackson's oeuvre, seems to have been a prelude to WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE: the Halloran family becomes convinced that the rest of the world is going to end, and the narrative tone suggests that this belief might in fact be correct; the novel is occupied with the ... Read More

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Omoo: a Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas... used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. London: John Murray, Date published: 1847

Description: 12mo, pp. [i-ix] x-xii [xiii] xiv-xv [xvi] [17] 18-389 [390: blank] + 10 pages, all pages save last (a blank) carrying publisher's ads + 16 pages of additional ads paged [1]-16 [note: leaf preceding half title is a blank]; double flyleaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece map, one illustration in the text, title page printed in red and black, original decorated brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, marbled endpapers ... Read More

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: London: The New Age Press, Date published: 1908

Description: Small octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] 9-56 + 1-8: ads, original purple pictorial wrappers. First edition. Variant issue with fore and bottom edges untrimmed. The author's scarce first book of fiction. With the bearing of children punishable by death, the human race becomes extinct. This novelette was collected in COLLECTED PROSE (1922). Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 780. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 35. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 145. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. ... Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Date published: 1971

Description: Octavo, pp. [i-ix] x [xi] xii-xiii [xiv-xvi] [1] 2-171 [172-173] [174-176: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], cloth. First U.S. edition. An essay in autobiography and criticism. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 8-2. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#101) Read More

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Publisher: New York: Ace Books, Inc., Date published: [1962]

Description: Large octavo, fifty-one loose sheets as issued. Paged long galleys of the first edition. The author's first book, published as half of Ace Double Novel Books F173. The galleys comprise pages 5 (first page of the prologue) through 156 (last page of text), printed three pages to a sheet. There are several minor corrections in Delany's hand on the first two leaves and one minor strike through further on in the text. Fraying and short tears to edges of first two sheets, remainder fine or nearly so. ... Read More

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