Big Time

by Leiber, Fritz

The Big Time (1957) is a short science fiction novel by Fritz Leiber. It won the Hugo Award in 1958. The Big Time is a vast, cosmic back story, hidden behind a claustrophobic front story with only a few characters. The storyline involves two factions which both have time travel who are at war with each other. Their method of battle involves changing the outcome of events throughout history. The two sides are nicknamed the Spiders and the Snakes.

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THE BIG TIME

by Leiber, Fritz

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1976
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A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (10114)
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Boston: Gregg Press, 1976. First hardcover edition. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (10114). Octavo, cloth. Signed inscription by Leiber on the front free end paper. Winner of the 1958 Hugo award for best novel. First published in book form as a paperback original in 1961.
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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1976
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Gregg Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1976. FIRST HARDCOVER EDITION -- SIGNED; First Printing. Hard Cover. First Hardcover Edition of this Hugo Award Winner for 1958. Only 362 Copies Printed. Like New. Inscribed -- To Terry, / With best wishes / Fritz Leiber . ; Gregg Press Science Fiction Series; Autograph; 8vo 8" - … Read more
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THE BIG TIME

by Leiber, Fritz

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1976
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THE BIG TIME, Gregg Press, 1976, first hard-cover edition, fine without dust-wrapper as issued. HUGO winning novel. Introduction by Robert Thurston. 1/362 copies. Authors SIGNED book-plate laid in.
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Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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1976
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Gregg, 1976. Second Printing. Hardcover, standard size (i.e. 5-6 by 8-9 inches). Very Good/Without DJ as issued. Pages very slightly yellowed, spine slightly cocked and very minor shelf wear to bottem edge of boards, slight foxing to signatures. Signed by Leiber. Quite rare, especially in this condition. Novel … Read more
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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1976
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LEIBER, Fritz. The Big Time. With a New Introduction by Robert Thurston. Boston: Gregg Press, 1976. 8vo, xv 129pp. Dark green cloth with spine stamped in red and gold. Spine ends minutely rubbed else a fine copy without dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author, Fritz Leiber. Scarce signed. First hardcover edition, later (probably second) printing. 1958 Hugo Award Winner… Read more
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1976
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9780727802187
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London (1958; 1961): Severn House, 1976. First British Hardcover Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 171 Pp. Purple Boards, Gilt. First Uk Edition, Inscribed By The Authora Bright, Clean Copy With Two Small Dents Along Bottom Edge Of Boards, Otherwise Fine. Dust Jacket Not Price-Clipped, With Rubbing At Top And Bottom Of Spine And At Tips.… Read more
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1976
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London: Severn House Publishers, 1976. First UK hardcover edition . Hardcover. Hugo Award winner, 1958. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with just a hint of rubbing at the corners.
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1976
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Gregg Press, 1976. Hardcover. Like New. Like new Hardcover. Very faint smudge on page edges, otherwise an unblemished copy. About Gregg Press: All titles were printed on acid-free paper, sewn and bound in library-grade cloth bindings stamped with a color panel and gold lettering. There were no book jackets, giving the series a permanent library look. Most print… Read more
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1976
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The Big Time

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1976
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9780727802187
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London: Severn House Publishers 1976 First Hardcover Edition cr.8vo 171pp ISBN 0-7278-0218-6, 1976 Fine original purple cloth, in VG slightly rubbed & slightly edgeworn DW, protected in Brodart sleeve. Wrap-around jacket design by Michael R. Carter.
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1976
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[London]: Severn House Publishers, 1976. Octavo, boards. First British hardcover edition. "The so-called Snakes and Spiders are opposing factions in a time war, who recruit their troops from various periods of history. This story, which reads almost like a play, involves just one tiny piece of the action, but a vaster background is richly suggested." - Pringle, The Ultimate… Read more
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THE BIG TIME

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1976
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9780727802187
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London: Severn House, 1976. First U.K. Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/fine. Hardcover. First British hardcover edition. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket in protective mylar. Slight spine slant; very minor wear to bottom board edges and corners.Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or jacket wear. Collectible.
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The big time

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1976-01-01
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9780727802187
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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1976
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9780839823346
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First hardcover edition of classic novel. No dust jacket, as issued. Green buckram with titles in gold on red background. Photographic reprint of the 1961 Ace paperback edition. Please note that we ship via Media Mail. If you would prefer Priority Mail, please note that in your comments when you purchase the book and we will send you an adjusted postage… Read more
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1976
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Gregg Press, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/None Issued. Gregg Press, hardcover edition. Green boards, no jacket as issued. Clean and unmarked. Binding strong. Light rubbing to boards, some foxing to top page edges. Very good condition. Additional photos available upon request.
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THE BIG TIME

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1961
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Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press,, 1961. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown.. Collector's Edition. Full-Leather, Gilt Edged Pages. Very Fine/No Jacket As Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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1982-06-01
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The Big Time

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1988
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1988. 171pp.; HB brwn.leather w/gilt-gilt trim w/ribbon; fine condition w/clean,tight pgs. "The war is about changing the course of history by manipulating the course of events in the past." illus. includes collector's notes.. Collector's Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. Illus. by Lang, Charles. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Novel.
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The Big Time

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1976
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9780727802187
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London; Severn House Publishers, 1976., 1976. Hardcover. FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo. 171 pp. Book Condition: Near Fine. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket. A very clean copy with no annotation or inscriptions; cover cloth bright. Jacket has a few minor nicks & creases to edge otherwise also near-fine. Hugo Award-… Read more
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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1982-04-01
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9780899685373
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The Big Time

by Leiber, Fritz

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1988
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The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1988. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Near Fine collector's edition from The Easton Press. Part of "The Masterpieces of Science Fiction" series. Full leather bound with gilt detailing and a satin ribbon book marker. Includes a leaflet, "Collector's Notes" about the series.
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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The Big Time

by Leiber, Fritz

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9780441062232
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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2011-06-01
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Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Hardcover. Great Condition. There may be a few scratches to the gilt of the book. . This Easton Press Collector's Edition is bound genuine leather, with elegant gilt design to boards, gilded page-edges, and endpapers of silk-moire fabric. The classic hubbed spines of four raised bands have 22K gold accents and there is… Read more
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The Big Time: With No Great Magic!

by Leiber, Fritz

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The Big Time

by Leiber, Fritz

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1976
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First Edition
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9780727802187
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London: Severn House, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; VG/VG; blue spine with white and blue text; jacket has protective mylar cover; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; pp 171. 1293049. Full-priced Rockville.
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THE BIG TIME

by Leiber, Fritz

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1976
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First Edition; First Printing
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London: Severn House Publishers. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo; 171 pages; Very minor edgewear to the dust jacket. .
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The Big Time

by Leiber, Fritz

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1982
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Reprint of a 1958 Hugo winning novel with a new (in 1982) foreword by the author. Fritz Leiber's Hugo Award-winning novel 'The Big Time,'
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Big Time

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The Big Time

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2000
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First Edition
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TOR, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Octavo. Hugo Award Winner and Leiber's most famous book. Has all the first edition points, with the '1' in a number line on the copyright page. . A clean, unmarked and unclipped copy protected by the Mylar plastic dust jacket cover.
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The big Time

by leiber, Fritz

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2000
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Orb. Good. 2000. Soft Cover. (J132) .
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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2000-04-01
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The big time

by LEIBER, Fritz

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Severn House. Collectible - Very Good. London: Severn House 1976. 1st UK hardcover. Hardcovers 8vo 171 pgs. Very good to near fine in a very good dust jacket. Owner's name in ink at top of front endpaper. Contents clean and binding sound. Jacket is lightly edgeworn and rubbed. Inquire if you need further information.
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The Big Time

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2011-05-01
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The Big Time

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The Big Time

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2000
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New York: Tor Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312890796 . International orders may require additional postage. ; Full number line. ; 8.30 X 5.60 X 0.20 inches; 128 pages .
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Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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1955-05-05
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The Big Time

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The Big Time

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The Big Time; the Mind Spider and Other Stories

by Leiber, Fritz

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1961-01-01
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Ace Double Books, 1961-01-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 0.9409 6.7598 4.2008. Minimal wear and creases. Pages are tanned but clean.
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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2001
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THE BIG TIME

by Leiber Fritz

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2000
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fine hardcover copy in a fine dustwrapper
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1st edition, Have you ever worried about your memory, because it
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Tor, 2000. 1st edition, Have you ever worried about your memory, because it doesn't seem to recall exactly the same past from one day to the next? Have you ever thought that the whole universe might be a crazy, mixed-up dream?. Hardback. fine hardcover copy in a fine dustwrapper.
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The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

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A fine Book Club Edition in a fine dust jacket. 130 pp. Quarter-bound in black on black boards; lettered in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by Paul Lehr. In 1958, this won the Hugo Award; in 1981, Fritz Leiber was presented with the Nebula Grand Masters Award for… Read more
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THE BIG TIME

by Leiber, Fritz

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1982
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N.Y.: Collier Books, 1982. A solid spine with no edge rubbings. The dustjacket has very light edge rubbings. No store stamp.. 1st Thus (B.C.E.). Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. Illus. by Lehr, Paul. 8 Vo.
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The Big Time

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The Big Time

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