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The Past Through Tomorrow: Future History Stories

By: Heinlein, Robert A.; Knight, Damon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277470

ISBN: 0399106200

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Boards soiled,. 1967 Hard Cover. 667, [5] pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by one of the fathers of science fiction, and author of Stranger in a Strange Land. Introduction by Damon Knight. Robert Anson Heinlein was born in Missouri in 1907, and was raised there. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1929, but was forced by illness to retire from the Navy in 1934. He settled in California and over the next five years held a variety of jobs while doing post-graduate work in mathematics and physics at the University of California. In 1939 he sold his first... View more info

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Dune: The Battle of Corrin (The Legends of Dune Book 3)

By: Herbert, Brian & Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276334

ISBN: 0765301598

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine slightly faded. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 620, [4] pp. 8vo. Following their internationally bestselling novels Dune: The Butlerian Jihad and Dune: The Machine Crusade, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson forge a final tumultuous finish to their prequels to Frank Herbert's Dune. Fifty-six hard years after the events of Dune: The Machine Crusade and the death of Serena Butler, the bloodiest decades of the Jihad take place. After years of victory, the human worlds begin to hope that the end of the centuries-long conflict with the th... View more info

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Dune: House Harkonnen (The Dune: House Trilogy Book 2)

By: Herbert, Brian; Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276339

ISBN: 0553110721

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 603, [7] pp. 8vo. Dune: House Harkonnen continues t he unforgettable saga begun in Dune: House Atreides, as a vast array of rich and complex figures strives to shape a sprawling universe of mystery and vivid universe revealed in the thrilling pages of Frank Herbert's Dune. Dune: House Harkonnen -- At last Shaddam sits on the Golden Lion Throne, his precarious position as ruler of the Known Universe dependent on producing a male heir. But his leadership is further threatened by the ambitious Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, ... View more info

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Paul of Dune

By: Herbert, Brian; Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276341

ISBN: 0765312948

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder dot on page base, sticker on rear jacket panel. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. Frank Herbert's Dune ended with Paul Muad’Dib in control of the planet Dune. Herbert’s next Dune book, Dune Messiah, picked up the story several years later after Paul’s armies had conquered the galaxy. But what happened between Dune and Dune Messiah? How did Paul create his empire and become the Messiah? Following in the footsteps of Frank Herbert, New York Times bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson are answering these qu... View more info

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Hunters of Dune

By: Herbert, Brian; Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276343

ISBN: 0765312921

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 524 pp. 8vo. Hunters of Dune and the concluding volume, Sandworms of Dune, bring together the great story lines and beloved characters in Frank Herbert's classic Dune universe, ranging from the time of the Butlerian Jihad to the original Dune series and beyond. Based directly on Frank Herbert's final outline, which lay hidden in a safe-deposit box for a decade, these two volumes will finally answer the urgent questions Dune fans have been debating for two decades. At the end of Chapterhouse: Dune--Frank Herbert's fin... View more info

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The Winds of Dune

By: Herbert, Brian; Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276346

ISBN: 0765322722

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on rear jacket panel. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 448 pp. 8vo. With their usual skill, Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson have taken ideas left behind by Frank Herbert and filled them with living characters and a true sense of wonder. Where Paul of Dune picked up the saga directly after the events of Dune, The Winds of Dune begins after the events of Dune Messiah. Paul has walked off into the sand, blind, and is presumed dead. Jessica and Gurney are on Caladan; Alia is trying to hold the Imperial government together with Duncan; Mohiam de... View more info

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The Road to Dune

By: Herbert, Frank; Herbert, Brian; Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276335

ISBN: 0765312956

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Two light smudges on page ridge. 2005 Hard Cover. 494 pp. 8vo. Frank Herbert's Dune is widely known as the science fiction equivalent of The Lord of the Rings. Now The Road to Dune is a companion work comparable to The Silmarillion, shedding light on and following the remarkable development of the bestselling science fiction novel of all time. In this fascinating volume, the world's millions of Dune fans can read--at long last--the unpublished chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah. The Road to Dune also includes some of the original correspondence between Frank Herbert ... View more info

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Element 79

By: Hoyle, Fred

Price: $3.00

Publisher: The New American Library: 1967

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1901928

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Includes original jacket. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1967 Hard Cover. A collection of stories from a master of SF. View more info

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The Black Cloud

By: Hoyle, Fred; Benford, Gregory

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2280919

Condition: Near Fine


1986 Full-Leather. 200 pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Gregory Benford, illustrations by Richard M. Powers. Astronomers in England and America have made a terrifying discovery: an ominous black cloud the size of Jupiter is travelling straight towards our solar system. If their calculations are correct, the cloud's path will bring it between the Earth and the Sun, blocking out the Sun's rays and threatening unimaginable consequences for our planet. With the fate of every living thing on Earth in th... View more info

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Worlds of If: April 1974

By: IF Magazine

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Galaxy: 1974

Seller ID: 1858306

Condition: Very Good


Binding tight, pages clean. 1974 Magazine. We have more books available by this author!. Featuring Wings Out of Shadow by Fred Saberhagen. View more info

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Worlds of If: February 1974

By: IF Magazine

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Galaxy: 1974

Seller ID: 1858307

Condition: Very Good


Binding tight, pages clean. 1974 Magazine. We have more books available by this author!. Featuring The Ginger Star by Leigh Brackett. View more info

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Worlds of If: April 1973

By: IF Magazine

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Galaxy: 1973

Seller ID: 1858310

Condition: Very Good


Binding tight, pages clean. 1973 Magazine. We have more books available by this author!. Featuring Doomship by Frederik Pohl. View more info

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The Cusanus Game

By: Jeschke, Wolfgang; Benjamin, Ross

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates, New York: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2180963

ISBN: 076531908X

Condition: Fine


First American edition.Fine. 2013 Hard Cover. 540 pp. 8vo. Translated by Ross Benjamin. Biologist Domenica Ligrina fears her planet is dying. She might be right. An atomic disaster near the French-German border has contaminated Northern Europe with radioactivity. Economic and political calamities are destroying the whole planet. Human DNA is mutating, plant species are going extinct, and scientists are feverishly working on possible solutions. It becomes increasingly apparent that the key to future salvation lies in the past. In 2052 a secret research facility in the Vatican is recruiting scie... View more info

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Crucible

By: Kress, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tor: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273310

ISBN: 0765306883

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Nancy Kress made her reputation in the early 90s with her multiple award-winning novella, Beggars in Spain, which became the basis for her extremely successful Beggars Trilogy (comprising Beggars in Spain, Beggars and Choosers, and Beggars Ride). Since then she has written over a dozen novels, including the well-received Probability Trilogy, culminating in Probability Space, which garnered her the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best SF Novel. View more info

Retief: Emissary to the Stars (Dell SF, 7425)

By: Laumer, Keith

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Dell: 1975

Seller ID: 1684210

Condition: Good


Ink number on front cover, a few light creases along cover edges. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The Groaci! They are nasty little five-eyed sticky-fingers who want the Galaxy and will stoop to anything to get it. But when they try to sabotage one planet and use another for garbage, it's time for Retief, that cunning and courageous emissary from the *Corps Diplomatique Terrestrienne*, to smash in. Contains four long stories: The Hoob Melon Crisis, The Garbage Invasion, The Troubleshooters, and The Negotiators, plus a brief excerpt from the then-forthc... View more info

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That Hideous Strength (The Space Trilogy Book 3)

By: Lewis, C.S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263080

Condition: Very Good


1973 printing. Pages faintly toned. We have more books available by this author!. 382 pp. Jane seeks help concerning her prophetic dreams at a community called St Anne's, where she meets their leader - Dr Ransom (the main character of the previous two titles in the trilogy). The story ends at the N.I.C.E. headquarters where Merlin appears to confront the powers of Hell. View more info

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Astounding Stories: The 60th Anniversary Collection, in Three Volumes

By: Lovecraft, H.P. [Howard Phillips]; Heinlein, Robert; de Camp, L. Sprague; Van Vogt, A.E.; Leinster, Murray; Hamilton, Edmond; Schachner, Nat; Stuart, Don A.; Schmidt, Stanley; Asimov, Isaac; Sturgeon, Theodore; Clement, Hal; Williamson, Jack; Anderson, P

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 2268786

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('90) in red ink on front flyleaf of each volume. 1990 Full-Leather. Complete in three volumes. x, 397, [1]; xi, [1], 353, [3]; x, 367, [7] pp. Full leather with color images of original cover art mounted on front board of each volume, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color plates of original cover illustrations appear on page facing the first page of each story. The stories reprinted here first appeared in the Astounding Stories science fiction magazine... View more info

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Inside Straight: A Wild Cards Novel

By: Martin, George R.R.; Snodgrass, Melinda M.; Abraham, Daniel; Vaughn, Carrie; Cassutt, Michael; Spector, Caroline; Miller, John Jos.; Tregillis, Ian; Farrell, S.L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2293083

ISBN: 0765357127

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Appears to have been read, but gently. No spine creases. 2008 Mass Market Paperback. 384 pp. In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent of those who survived mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained superpowers. The Wild Cards shared-universe series, created and edited since 1987 by New York Times #1 bestseller George R. R. Martin along with Melinda Snodgrass, is the tale of the history of the world since then--and of t... View more info

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The Empress Game

By: Mason, Rhonda

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Titan Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2260602

ISBN: 1783295244

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2015 Trade Paperback. One seat on the intergalactic Sakien Empire’s supreme ruling body, the Council of Seven, remains unfilled, that of the Empress Apparent. The seat isn’t won by votes or marriage. It’s won in a tournament of ritualized combat in the ancient tradition. Now that tournament, the Empress Game, has been called and the females of the empire will stop at nothing to secure political domination for their homeworlds. View more info

Crescent in the Sky: The Mechanical Sky Book One

By: Moffitt, Donald

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Del Rey: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1687111

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1990 Mass Market Paperback. 280pp. A junior cloning technician for the Royal Stables of the Emir of Mars becomes a pawn in an interstellar struggle between Islamic planets for the right to unite all the Muslim worlds under one great Caliph. Featuring an intriguing premise--the Islamic conquest of space--and an engagingly ingenuous hero, this sf adventure/intrigue belongs in most collections. View more info

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Frostworld and Dreamfire

By: Morressy, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1897252

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Includes original jacket. Ink name and date on front endpaper.Very Good. 1977 Hard Cover. A sole survivor of a cataclysm searches for others of his kind. View more info

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Cruiser Dreams

By: Morris, Janet

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Berkley: 1984

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2260498

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. An exceptional copy. 1984 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Shebat's husband Chaeron retrieves her from planet Earth, and she returns to stake her claim to the Kerrion dynasty. View more info

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A Sea of Space

By: Nolan, William F.; Bradbury, Ray; Oliver, Chad; Goulart, Ron; Simmons, Herbert A.; Beaumont, Charles; Bloch, Robert; Russell, Ray; Temple, William F.; Sheckley, Robert; Young, Robert F.; Neville, Kris; Corwin, Norman; Miller, Walter M. Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269663

ISBN: 0553045903

Condition: Good


First edition. Corner creased. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. Includes the full text of The Blue Bottle (1950) by Ray Bradbury; The Wind Blows Free (1957) by Chad Oliver; Society for the Prevention (1964) by Ron Goulart; One Night Stand (1963) by Herbert A. Simmons; Elegy (1953) by Charles Beaumont; Lap of the Primitive (1958) by William F. Nolan; The Old College Try (1963) by Robert Bloch; I Am Returning (1961) by Ray Russell; The Undiscovered Country (1958) by William F. Temple; Restricted Area (1953) by Robert Sheckley; One Love Have I (1955) by Robert F. Young; Worship Night (1953) by Kris Ne... View more info

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Terra Science Fiction II: The Year's Best European SF

By: Nolane, Richard D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Daw: 1983

Seller ID: 1739916

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. Contains the stories The Last Atlantean by Francis Carsac, The Hospital, a Cynical Fable by Daniel Walther, The Ogre's Head by Richard D. Nolane, The Biological Truth by Veikko Rekunen, John Henry by Oyvind Myhre, Disslish The Aquamancer by Tais Teng, Mikey Turns Three by Merete Kruuse, El Pape by Bov van Laerhoven, Haike The Heretic's Writings by Wolfgang Jeschke, Across The Universe, Shoobeedoowah by K.M. Armer, In Search of Aurade by Gianluigi Zuddas, and The Emerald-Studded Scepter by C.S. Cidoncha. View more info

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Terra Science Fiction II: The Year's Best European SF

By: Nolane, Richard D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Daw: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260508

ISBN: 0879978449

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. Contains the stories The Last Atlantean by Francis Carsac, The Hospital, a Cynical Fable by Daniel Walther, The Ogre's Head by Richard D. Nolane, The Biological Truth by Veikko Rekunen, John Henry by Oyvind Myhre, Disslish The Aquamancer by Tais Teng, Mikey Turns Three by Merete Kruuse, El Pape by Bov van Laerhoven, Haike The Heretic's Writings by Wolfgang Jeschke, Across The Universe, Shoobeedoowah by K.M. Armer, In Search of Aurade by Gianluigi Zuddas, and The Emerald-Studded Scepter by C.S. Cidoncha. View more info

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The Last Planet (Star Rangers) (Ace SF 47161)

By: Norton, Andre

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ace: 1953

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2198383

Condition: Good


1st printing. Light rubbing to wrappers. 1953 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The sky's the limit to Andre Norton's imagination and this time she takes us to the galaxy's largest fashion show. View more info

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First Strike (Halo No. 3)

By: Nylund, Eric

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Del Rey: 2003

Seller ID: 2264770

ISBN: 0345467817

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 2003 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A story full of action, aliens, military combat and of course the superhuman feats of the Spartan II warriors. View more info

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Universe Science Fiction - March 1954

By: Palmer, Ray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Palmer Publications: 1954

Seller ID: 2034607

Condition: Good


Light shelf wear. 1954 Trade Paperback. With stories by Eric Frank Russell, Edward E. Smith, and many more! View more info

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The Extremes

By: Priest, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266943

ISBN: 0312205414

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Color marker on inner front board. 1999 Hard Cover. In an effort to explain the eerie coincidence of two mass murders occurring on the same day halfway around the world, one of which killed her husband, Teresa Simon is drawn into the frightening virtual-reality world called Extreme Experience. View more info

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Citadel

By: Ringo, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Baen: 2011

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2265875

ISBN: 1451637578

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2011 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. When the orbital gates first materialized in the outer solar system, all seemed well. And, lo, peaceful traders made first contact so whatever came next couldn’t be so bad, could it? Yeah, it could. Very bad. Now humans have battled back from a Trojan-horse-like conquest by a tyrannical alien species to become a force to reckon with in the galaxy. On a crash-building course, we’ve built a near-impregnable battlestation of Deathstar proportions to prove it. But the enemy is remorsele... View more info