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U.S.S.A.

Madsen, David

New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., [1989].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A mystery novel set in Russia after the United States has won World War III. A satire; the Americanization and exploitation of Russia by the United States. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#138401)

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UBIK: THE SCREENPLAY

Dick, Philip K.

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Corroboree Press, 1985.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 1250 copies printed of which this is one of 1200 trade copies. Dick's filmscript incorporates an ending that differs from that of his novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#90631)

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UBIK: THE SCREENPLAY

Dick, Philip K.

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Corroboree Press, 1985.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 1250 copies printed of which this is one of 1200 trade copies. Dick's filmscript incorporates an ending that differs from that of his novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#153038)

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THE U-BOAT HUNTERS ..

Connolly, James Brendan

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918.. Octavo, four inserted plates, original dark gray boards printed in orange with light gray cloth shelf back, stamped in orange, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. Most of the reportage is based on articles written by Connolly as the European naval correspondent for COLLIER'S while on convoy duty in 1917 aboard the American destroyer "Nicolson." The opening and closing chapters comprise a paean to the modern United States Navy in which Connolly encourages young men to enlist and serve, especially in the submarine fleet. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 C-678. Lower corner tips worn, a tight, clean, very good copy. A nice copy of a somewhat uncommon book. (#133298)

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Berlin-Schöneberg: Gebrüder Weiss Verlag, n.d. [1958].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-248 [249] [250-256: ads], cloth. First edition. Interplanetary novel about a space flight to Mars. Nagl, p. 263. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at edges. (#154217)

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New York: Philosophical Library, [1959].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A sequel to THE UGGLIANS (1956). Central African ruler Ugg I runs for the presidency of the U.S. Reginald 05024. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with a small stain along rear flap fold and some dust soiling to rear panel. (#118551)

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THE UGGLIANS

Fallaw, L. M.

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New York: Philosophical Library, [1956].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "A stinging satire with the Central African ruler Ugg I 'converting' the U.S." - Tuck (1974), p. 164. Reginald 05023. A fine copy in about fine dust jacket with touch of scuffing to blue ink background. (#23123)

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THE UGLY LITTLE BOY

Asimov, Isaac and Robert Silverberg

New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland: Doubleday, [1992].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Expansion of Asimov's short story "The Ugly Little Boy," first published in GALAXY in 1958. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#102931)

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THE UGLY LITTLE BOY

Asimov, Isaac and Robert Silverberg

New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland: Doubleday, [1992].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Expansion of Asimov's short story "The Ugly Little Boy," first published in GALAXY in 1958. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#91584)

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THE UGLY LITTLE BOY

Asimov, Isaac and Robert Silverberg

New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland: Doubleday, [1992].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Expansion of Asimov's short story "The Ugly Little Boy," first published in GALAXY in 1958. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#144931)

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London: Macdonald, [1968].. Octavo, boards. First edition in English. These stories "satirically mix fantasy and absurdist elements in a manner similar to that of Italo Calvino." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 837. "Nakedly mythic and archetypal, tightly constructed narratives told independently of a communist ideological context." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-293. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#118796)

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New York: Baker & Godwin, Printers, 25 Park Row, 1880.. Large octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-200, inserted frontispiece (portrait of McLean), approximately 75 wood-engraved illustrations in the text, many full page, original pebbled plum cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in black, brown coated endpapers. First edition. An elaborate, profusely illustrated antiwar tract in the form of a satirical manufacturer's trade catalogue offering powerful military ordnance -- "peace-makers" -- which will make "war so terrible and devastating as to shock every community and cause them to rise en masse and declare that the slaughter of their fellows must cease!" (author's dedication). The author was a successful peddler of patent medicines in the St. Louis area, and, as Riling points out (see below) the style of the book, with its frequent bold headlines, is that of a patent medicine brochure. The imagined guns, torpedoes, forts etc. are not overtly fantast ... Read more

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New York: Baker & Godwin, Printers, 25 Park Row, 1880.. Large octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-200, inserted frontispiece (portrait of McLean), approximately 75 wood-engraved illustrations in the text, many full page, original pebbled plum cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in black, brown coated endpapers. First edition. An elaborate, profusely illustrated antiwar tract in the form of a satirical manufacturer's trade catalogue offering powerful military ordnance -- "peace-makers" -- which will make "war so terrible and devastating as to shock every community and cause them to rise en masse and declare that the slaughter of their fellows must cease!" (author's dedication). The author was a successful peddler of patent medicines in the St. Louis area, and, as Riling points out (see below) the style of the book, with its frequent bold headlines, is that of a patent medicine brochure. The imagined guns, torpedoes, forts etc. are not overtly fantast ... Read more

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UKRIDGE

Wodehouse, P[elham] G[renville]

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London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1924.. Octavo, original pictorial sage green cloth stamped in black. First edition. First printing with thirteen titles, A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS to LEAVE IT TO PSMITH, listed on the verso of the half title leaf. Collects ten Ukridge stories. Large gift inscription dated 18 August 1924 on front free endpaper. Spine panel darkened, edges of text block tanned, a very good copy overall. (#119330)

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THE ULCERATED MILKMAN

Sansom, William

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1966.. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects fourteen stories. NCBEL IV 729. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy. (#114770)

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ULTIMATE WORLD ..

Gernsback, Hugo

New York: Walker and Company, [1971].. Octavo, boards. First edition. Novel, completed in 1959, edited with introduction, by Sam Moskowitz. Reginald 05901. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with light rubbing at upper spine end. (#104466)

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THE ULTIMATE JUNGLE

Coney, Michael Greatrex

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[London]: Millington, [1979].. Octavo, boards. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#21217)

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Westport, Connecticut, London: Greenwood Press, [1993].. Octavo, pp. [i-ix] x [xi-xii] [1] 2-202 [203: "About the Author"] [204: blank], cloth. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) 9-164. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#52418)

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ULTIMATE IRON MAN VOLUME 1 ..

Card, Orson Scott

[New York: Marvel Publishing Inc., 2006].. Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. A graphic novel illustrated in full-color. Collects the first five issues of ULTIMATE IRON MAN. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#145786)

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[London]: Wandering Star, [1999].. Large octavo, illustrations by Frank Frazetta, cloth. First edition. Collects seven stories, five poems, and other material. The second volume of Wandering Star's "Robert E. Howard Library of Classics." "This publisher's Howard volumes represent an impressive achievement combining textual integrity, classically balanced typography, and artwork reminiscent of N. C. Wyeth. The whole production here and in the other titles of the series, in fact, is a worthy echo of the Scribner Classics series of the 1910s and 1920s." - Robert Eldridge. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#158921)

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