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THE UPRISING : The Forsaken Trilogy
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THE UPRISING : The Forsaken Trilogy

By Lisa M. Stasse

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2013. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Juvenile. Science fiction. Sequel to "The Forsaken" . Condemed to Prison Island Alpha by the totalitarian regime United Northern Alliance (UNA), death at the "wheel" seemed tcertain for Alenna --- but she survives and escapes with boyfriend Liam to join a rebel group to bring down the UNA. formed from the once United States, Mexico, and Canada. To succeed. they must first gain control of the wheel. If the mission succeeds, the wheel will become a base of revolution. But between betrayals, a new Monk leading a more organized army of Drones, and other contingents, Alenna, Liam, and their allies might be in over their heads. . First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/New. First Edition, First Printing.

$18.50

VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE (L'Autre Monde Ou Les États et Empires De La Lune)
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VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE (L'Autre Monde Ou Les États et Empires De La Lune)

By de Bergerac, Cyrano; (Introduction Par Maurice Laugaa)

Paris, France: GF-Flammarion, 1970. FRENCH LANGUAGE TEXT. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/trace creasing to upper front corner. Proto-science fiction novel (1657) by French playwright Cyrano de Bergerac (1619 - 1655). Story of a journey to the moon. Published posthumously, the work is often translated as The Other World : The Comical History of the States and Empires of the Moon.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$12.50

ARIZONA HIGHWAYS : August 1974, Volume L (50), No 8
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ARIZONA HIGHWAYS : August 1974, Volume L (50), No 8

By Carlson, Raymond (Editor Emeritus); Joseph Stacey (Editor)

Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Highway Department, 1974. Text/BRAND NEW. Stapled softcover/Good; Taped vertical tear to front cover w/light edge & surface wear. COVER ART: "Last Minute Polish", painting, Jim Abeita. This August 1974 issue is devoted to jewelry, silversmithing, and artists. Lead article: Arizona's Treasure of Prehistoric Jewelry ... from shell and other non-metal materials (Nancy Hammack). Other essays: The First Silversmiths of the Southwest (Sharon & Robert Ashton); Silver Overlay - A Hopi Tradition (Jerry D. Jacka); and, Hall of Fame Classics of Indian Jewelry & Artifacts ... an outstanding presentation of artwork previously featured in Arizona Highways. Fine copy w/tape repaired front cover.. Volume L (50), No 8, August 1974. Soft Cover/Magazine. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage Aug 1974 Issue.

$12.50

TAN BUTSU GE : Song in Praise of the Buddha/Song of the Life of No Regret
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TAN BUTSU GE : Song in Praise of the Buddha/Song of the Life of No Regret

By The Venerable Gyomay M. Kubose (Translattion & Commentary)

Chicago, IL: The Dharma House, 1976. Text/NEW & Bright. Softcover/Good; sound w/light edge wear, surface rubs & faint creasings to corner tips; archival tape fortification of worn spine. Buddhism. Pure Land sect --- how to be reborn in the Pure Land. A short, chant in verse; a hymn in the full sense. One of many Chinese reditions of Indian Sutras dating from c. 250 A.D. A song praising Buddha. Text , Concluding lines: "Should my physical being end today/ Be it in a bitter, even poisonous, way/ Still I move forward/ Knowing no regrets" (loose translation by 100Pockets). Author, American-Japanese Shin Shu priest Gyomay M. Kubose, founder of the Buddhist Temple of Chicago. Text in Chinese ideograms, Japanese pronunciations ascribed to the ideograms, and rough English translations in line with ascribed Japanese readings. Commentaries to rear. 56 pgs.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage/Buddhist Scripts.

$44.50

CLAIRE LENOIR: Et autres Contes Isolites

By Villiers de l'Isle Adam; (Jaques Noiray, Introduction et Notes)

Paris, France: Flammarion, 1984. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace wear to corner tips of softcover. French language text. Claire Lenoir and Other Unusual Tales by Auguste-Jean-Marie-Mathias-Philippe, count of Villiers de L’Isle-Adam (1838 - 1889, Paris), French poet, dramatist, and short-story writer. Anthology of "cruel tales" writen circa 1883, with reminders of Edgar Allan Poe, satirizing bourgeois morality often with elements of horror, even sadism, and elemtns of shock. Fantastic fiction in which scientist Dr. Tribulat Bonhomet figures, as in Claire Lenoir is one. 282 pgs. Tales include: 1, Claire Lenoir; 2, The Secret of the Scaffold; 3, Catalina; 4, Killer of Swans; 5, Game of Grace; 6, Fantasies of Mr Redoux; 7, The Heroism of Doctor Hallidonhill; 8, Lovers of Toledo; 9, Ed Mhoin!; 10, Unexpected Approval; 11, Tale of Summer's End; 12, Delights of a Good Deed; 13, L'Inquiéteur; 14, Torture from Hope; and 15, L'Etonnant couple Moutonnet. . Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued. Text/French.

$16.50

THE BIOLOGY OF STAR TREK (First Published as "Life Signs")
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THE BIOLOGY OF STAR TREK (First Published as "Life Signs")

By Jenkins, Susan; Jenkins, Robert; (Lawrence M. Krauss, Foreword)

New York, NY: HarperPerennial/HarperCollins, 1999. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE w/trace edge wear to softcover. First Edition, First Printing. First published 1998 under the title: "Life Signs". Some answers to the physiology of humans and aliens in the universe(s) of Star Trek. Entertaining reference & resource for science-nerd Trekkers. Biological logic (or illogic, that is, "bloopers" as well) behind the alien ecologies in Star Trek from the original TV series, its sequels to movie spinoffs. For instance, what does green blood imply? The why/for of huge Ferengis' ears?. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. First Edition, First Printing.

$44.50

STAR WARS : RETURN OF THE JEDI (The Storybook Based on the Movie)
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STAR WARS : RETURN OF THE JEDI (The Storybook Based on the Movie)

By Lucas, George (Story); Vinge, Joan D. (Storybook Adaptation)

New York, NY: Scholastic, 9999. BRAND NEW Copy w/trace wear to softcover. Scholastic Storybook version by Joan D. Vinge, adapted from the film The Return of the Jedi (screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas). Illustrated with color photos from the movie. Fine copy.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$16.50

HANDBOOK FOR SPACE PIONEERS : A Manual of the Galatic Association (Earth Branch)
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HANDBOOK FOR SPACE PIONEERS : A Manual of the Galatic Association (Earth Branch)

By L. Stephen Wolfe; Roy L. Wysack

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover/NF w/trace edge wear. Green strike marks to leading text edge. Handbook from The Galactic Assoc of Intelligent Life (GAIL). Guide to selecting the most appropriate for you from 8 planets available for colonization with detailed maps and illustrations --- travel time, items to bring along, indigenous inhabitants, jobs available and recreation in place. Planet are: Wyzdom, Pseidous, Bobdingnag, Genesis, Mammon, Yom, Romulus, and Athena. Application form to join the Pioneer Progam included!. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$14.50

BEYOND HUMAN KEN : 21 Startling Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy

By Merril, Judith (Editor); (Fletcher Pratt, Introduction)

New York, NY: Random House, 1952. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated bi-color boards/NF w/trace edge wear. DJ/None. Gift inscription to front cover verso. Collection of 21 science fiction stories beyond 1950s conception, and perhaps, still. Selections, published first in magazines, have not been anthologized in book form. Recognize any favorites? They are: 1, The Fittest (Katherine MacLean); 2, The House Dutiful (William Tenn); 3, Pride (Malcolm Jameson); 4, Unwelcome Tenant (Roger Dee); 5, The Glass Eye (Eric Frank Russell); 6, Underground Movement (Kris Neville); 7, A Gnome There Was (Lewis Padgett); 8, Solar Plexus (James Blish); 11, Our Fair City (Robert A. Heinlein); 10, The Fly (Arthur Porges); 11, Afterthought (H.B. Fyfe); 12, The Compleat Werewolf (Anthony Boucher); 13, The Wabbler (Murray Leinster); 14, The Man Who Sold Rope to the Gnoles (Idris Seabright); 15, What Have I Done? (Mark Clifton); 16, The Angel was a Yankee (Stephen Vincent Benet); 17, Helen O'Loy (Lester del Ray); 18, Socrates (John Christopher); 19, Good-bye, Ilha! (Laurence Manning); 20, The Foxholes of Mars (Fritz Leiber); and 21, The Perfect Host (Theodore Sturgeon).. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$22.50

BLACK WINE
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BLACK WINE

By Dorsey, Candas Jane

New York, NY: Tom Doherty Associates, 1997. NEW COPY w/trace spotting to endpapers, and bends to upper corner of last pages (faulty shelving). Debut novel, and winner of the Winner of the 1997 William J. Crawford Memorial Award, of Canadian poet and writer Candas Jane Dorsey (1952 -). A poetic, feminist science fiction. A tale of survival set in some time in the future. Chronicle of five generations of women linked by blood, and bound by a certain restlestness and independence of spirit --- beginning from a powerful and controlling sadistic despot to her great-great-granddaughter who chooses to work in a warehouse. A family saga? A time-defying biography of one woman? Provocative narrative.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$16.50

THE TIME MACHINE and THE INVISIBLE MAN (Barnes & Noble Classics)
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THE TIME MACHINE and THE INVISIBLE MAN (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By Wells, H. G.; (MacAdam, Alfred, Introduction & Annotation)

New York, NY: Barnes & Noble, 2004. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace wear to dustjacket. Two novels from English novelist, journalist and historian Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946) The Time Machine (1895; Wells' first novel) and The Invisible Man (1897). In the former, a young scientist travels some 800,000 years in the future; and in the latter, a scientiest discovers the art of invisibility.. First Edition, 5th Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$16.50

ALIEN SEX : 19 Tales By the Masters of Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy

By Datlow, Ellen (Editor); (William Gibson, Foreword)

New York, NY: E.P. Dutton, 1990. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE w/trace dustjacket wear. Signed by editor Ellen Datlow, and four authors: Edward Bryant, Pat Cadigan, Connie Willis, and Michaela Roessner. Light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) to upper text edge. Anthology of 19 science fiction short stories.,. Author(s) Signed. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Collectible - New/New.

$28.50

TIMELINE
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TIMELINE

By Crichton, Michael

New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 2003. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace shelf wear. Science fiction. Another adventure, thriller from multi-talented author of Jurassic Park (1990) John Michael Crichton (1942 - 2008). A time travel with 20th century protagonists entering, albeit for a limited 37 hours, into the space of 14th century France ... triggered by a mysterious death in the Arizona desert, shocking uncovering of a medieval archaeological site, and astounding technological advance.. First Edition, First Pinting. Soft Cover. Collectible - New/None as Issued.

$12.50

OFFICIAL GUIDE TO COMMAND AND CONQUER : Bradygames
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OFFICIAL GUIDE TO COMMAND AND CONQUER : Bradygames

By Fay, Mike; Buchanan, Lee; Eastman, Stuart

Indianapolis, IN: Brady Publishing, 1995. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover/VG w/light edge & surface wear, and faint creasing to lower front corner. The numeral "2" to lower text edge. Guide to politics, negotiations and military strategies for Command & Conquer, released in 1995. Earth is infected by a mysterious resource known as Tiberium. Global war ensues between the Global Defense Initiative of the UN and the quasi-state revolutionary Brotherhood of Nod, led by Kane, for its control. Prequel to Command & Conquer: Red Alert series.. Reprint, 1996. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$16.50

STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGNERS' HANDBOOK

By Merritt, Frederick S.

New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1972. Text/Near New w/index tabs pasted to pgs 7-5, 7.11, 7-21, 7-37. Boards/Fine. DJ/None. Reference/resouce. Handbook in steel design. Text, in 14 sections by contributing specialists: 1, Properties of Structural Steels; 2, Fabrication & Erection; 3, General Structural Theory; 4, Structural Theories; 5, Connections; 6, Criteria for Building Design; 7, Design of Building Members; 8, Floor & Roof Systems; 9, Lateral-Force Design; 10, Criteria for Bridge Design; 11, Beam & Girder Bridges; 12, Truss Bridges; 13, Arch Bridges; and, 14 Cable-Supported Bridges.. First Edition, First Pinting. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$34.50

THE GOLDEN HELIX

By Sturgeon, Theodore

Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubl, 1979. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Gray boards/Fine. Illustrated DJ/VG; strong & sound w/light rubs, short closed tears to edges, and trace discoloration/soiling. Anthology w/editorial notes by Theodore Stugeon (1918 - 1985). 10 science fiction adventures of which 7 were previously published with 2 written some forty years prior to this 1979 reassembly that the author took an active part by providing introductory remarks to each tale. Many have noted Sturgeon's rythmic prose; in the preface to "... and my fear is great ..." he writes: "I've been a "wordaholic" all my life, reveling in the texture and feel and shape and music of words". The contents are: 1, The Golden Helix; 2, The Man Who Lost the Sea; 3, And Now the News...; 4, The Clinic; 5, ... and my fear is great ...; 6, The Ultimate Egoist; 7, The Skills of Xanadu; 8, The Dark Room; 9, Yesterday Was Monday; and, 10, "I Say ... Ernest ..." Fine copy in lesser dust jacket.. BOMC/First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$17.50

THE PIXEL EYE
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THE PIXEL EYE

By Levinson, Paul

New York, NY: Tor Books, 2003. Text/Bright, sound & Near New. Black linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. Post 9/11 science fiction thriller nominated for the Prometheus Award, 2004. NYPD forensice detective Phil D’Amato ’s contends with disappearing squirrels from Central Park! A chilling tale and a guided tour of not only Central Park but the New York Public Library and Grand Central Station as well.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$14.50

SF : AUTHORS' CHOICE 4 (Authors' Choice Series)

By Harrison, Harry (Editor)

New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's, 1974. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Black boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/light edge rubs & short closed tear to upper spine edge. Anthology of 15 science fiction short stories written between 1949 through 1971. Selected works arranged to seek balance between "new authors against old practitioners" in the hope of giving a coherent spectrum of the genre, and to "pin down" a description of the creative process. Author's commentary/relections precede each story.. BOMC/First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.50

A SWIFTLY TILTING PLANET : A Companion to A Wrinkle in Time (Commemorative Edition)
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A SWIFTLY TILTING PLANET : A Companion to A Wrinkle in Time (Commemorative Edition)

By L'Engle, Madeleine

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Yearling Books, 1991. BRAND NEW copy, w/trace margin discoloration. A sequel to the Time Quartet beginning with A Wrinkle in Time. First published in 1978, this Commemorative Edition carries prefatory remarks by Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) dated 1991. The author reminds us in the Time novels, Meg and Polly ask some "big questions", such as "Are we alone in the universe or not?", as we are all apt to ask as we are growing up. She says, "I write the books I do because I'm still asking the questions ... I go out at night and look at the ... hundreds of billions of stars ... I'm looking at time as well as space ... so I send Meg to the outer galaxiers ... and send Meg and Charles Wallace and Polly into time past and time future." How lucky readers are that Madeleine L'Engle never stopped asking big questions.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$12.50

THE OZARK TRILOGY : Twelve Fair Kingdoms; The Grand Jubilee; & And Then There'll Be Fireworks

By Elgin, Suzette Haden

Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubl, 1981. Text/BRAND NEW. Bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/VG; Strong & sound w/nips, rubs, faint creasings, closed tears to edges & fading to spine. Chronicle of planet Ozark and its Confederation of Continents --- artfully named Arkansaw, Missurah, Tinaseeh, Kintucky and Marktwain. Fine copy in lesser dust jacket. A world of fantasy grounded in traditional culture of the Ozarks.. Book Club Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$18.50

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