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MASTERS OF SF - The Science Fiction Hall of Fame - A Biographical Encyclopedia
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MASTERS OF SF - The Science Fiction Hall of Fame - A Biographical Encyclopedia

By Sandercombe, W. Fraser (introduction by Robert Godwin)

Burlington, Ontario: Apogee Books - Science Fiction, 2010. 432 pp. Trade paperback format. A new, unread copy, signed by the author. This gives a brief biography along with a bibliography or filmography of all the elected members of The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: 1996: John W. Campbell, Jr; Hugo Gernsback; A. E. van Vogt; Jack Williamson. 1997: Isaac Asimov; Sir Arthur C. Clarke; Andre Norton; H. G. Wells. 1998: Hal Clement; Robert A. Heinlein; C.L. Moore; Frederik Pohl. 1999: Ray Bradbury; Abraham Merritt; Robert Silverberg; Jules Verne. 2000 - Poul Anderson; Gordon R. Dickson; Eric Frank Russell; Theodore Sturgeon. 2001: Alfred Bester; Ursula K. Le Guin; Fritz Leiber; Jack Vance. 2002: James Blish; Samuel R. Delany; Michael Moorcock; Donald Allen Wollheim. 2003: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Damon Knight; Wilson Tucker; Kate Wilhelm. 2004: Brian W. Aldiss; Harry Harrison; Mary W. Shelley; E. E. Doc Smith. 2005: Chesley Bonestell; Philip K. Dick; Ray Harryhausen; Steven Spielberg. 2006: Frank Kelly Freas; Frank Herbert; George Lucas; Anne McCaffrey. 2007: Ed Emshwiller; Gene Roddenberry; Ridley Scott; Gene Wolfe. 2008: Betty Ballantine; Ian Ballantine; William Gibson; Richard M. Powers; Rod Serling. 2009: Edward L. Ferman; Michael Whelan; Frank R. Paul; Connie Willis. 2010: Octavia E. Butler; Richard Matheson; Douglas Trumbull; Roger Zelazny. The publisher of Apogee Books - and Collector's Guide Publishing - and the author of the introduction to this volume, Robert Godwin, won the Space Frontier Foundation's Best Presentation of Space Award in 2002 for his Apollo Mission Reports series. In 2007 the International Astronomical Union's Committee for Small Body Nomenclature approved the naming of a main belt asteroid after Robert and his brother Richard Godwin for their efforts in documenting space history and raising public awareness about Near Earth Objects. "4252 Godwin" is an absolute magnitude 12.7 minor planet discovered in 1985 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory. And in 2008 Robert was appointed as Space Curator at the Canadian Air and Space Museum. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo.

$34.95

NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY - The Wildlife of Upper Canada
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NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY - The Wildlife of Upper Canada

By Sandercombe, W. Fraser

Erin, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press, 1985. 180 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; illustrated endpapers. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. An interesting find, a copy of my own first book in a used book store in Bracebridge, Ontario. Illustrated by the author with more than 80 black and white drawings, the book is made up of quotes from old manuscripts, diaries, and letters that describe the flora and fauna discovered in Ontario by the early settlers, all strung together by accounts of the way things are now. Quill and Quire called it: " A book that is meant to make us feel guilty and good at the same time". The Contents are: Introduction; The Forest; The Birds: The Hunters; The Hunted; The Newcomers. The Fish: The Fisherman's Prime Desire; The Newcomers. The Forest Revisited: Why the Woods Went Away. The Mammals: Mainly for the Fur; Almost for the Fur; No One Gets Out Alive; Trophy Meat; Kill on Sight; and The Newcomers.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by W. Fraser Sandercombe;. 8vo. Author's First Book.

$44.95

BEATLEMANIA FOREVER: The Beatles Encyclopedia
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BEATLEMANIA FOREVER: The Beatles Encyclopedia

By Sandercombe, W. Fraser (re: The Beatles: John Lennon; Paul McCartney; George Harrison; Ringo Starr)

Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing, 2008. 484 pp. Trade paperback format. This is a new, unread copy, signed by the author, if you want - just ask, since I'm the author. Illustrated in black and white. The book gathers together, in an A-to-Z format, the people who touched the lives of the most famous band of all time. Friends, families, enemies, lovers and wives, producers and promoters, writers, journalists, photographers, and the authors who fed the machine that took The Beatles to the pinnacle of modern art; a comprehensive, up-to-date encyclopedia that collects the Beatles' recordings and awards, concerts, television appearances, movies and et cetera. The publisher of Collector's Guide Publishing - and Apogee Books - Robert Godwin, won the Space Frontier Foundation's Best Presentation of Space Award in 2002 for his Apollo Mission Reports series. In 2007 the International Astronomical Union's Committee for Small Body Nomenclature approved the naming of a main belt asteroid after Robert and his brother Richard Godwin for their efforts in documenting space history and raising public awareness about Near Earth Objects. "4252 Godwin" is an absolute magnitude 12.7 minor planet discovered in 1985 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory. And in 2008 Robert was appointed as Space Curator at the Canadian Air and Space Museum. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Author's Fourth Book.

$24.95

BEATLE BOOKS - From Genesis to Revolution
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BEATLE BOOKS - From Genesis to Revolution

By Sandercombe, W. Fraser (re: The Beatles: John Lennon; Paul McCartney; George Harrison; Ringo Starr)

Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing, 2009. 432 pp. Trade paperback format. This is a new, unread copy, signed by the author (if you want it signed). Illustrated in black and white. A bibliography of books by and about The Beatles. The Chapters are: Year-by-Year; By Author; By Title; By the Group: Harrison, George; Lennon, John; McCartney, Paul; and Starr, Ringo. The publisher of Collector's Guide Publishing - and Apogee Books - Robert Godwin, won the Space Frontier Foundation's Best Presentation of Space Award in 2002 for his Apollo Mission Reports series. In 2007 the International Astronomical Union's Committee for Small Body Nomenclature approved the naming of a main belt asteroid after Robert and his brother Richard Godwin for their efforts in documenting space history and raising public awareness about Near Earth Objects. "4252 Godwin" is an absolute magnitude 12.7 minor planet discovered in 1985 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory. And in 2008 Robert was appointed as Space Curator at the Canadian Air and Space Museum. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Author's Fifth Book.

$17.95