Book Collection - Review Copies

Anderson, George K. The Legend of the Wandering Jew 1965 (December 17) Brown University Press Providence RI. First edition. Massive scholarly work on the origins and meaning of the legend. Publisher's review slip laid in. Small but deep bump on the bottom edge of the back boards, breaking the cloth and scrunching the DJ about one-quarter inch, else near fine. Dust wrapper has a half-inch closed tear on the bottom of the front panel, and slight chipping at the top of the spine, not price-clipped, else near fine.

Bisson, Terry Talking Man 1986 (October 27) Arbor House NY. First edition. Author's second book. Review copy with letter and two slips laid in. Fine in DW.

Bisson, Terry Pirates Of The Universe 1996 (April) TOR NY. First edition. Review sheet laid in. Fine in DW.

Bloch, Robert Midnight Pleasures 1987 (April 17) Doubleday NY. First edition. Fourteen stories. Review copy with slip laid in. Fine in DW.

Bramah, Ernest (ed. by J. C. Squire) The Mercury Book 1926 Williams & Norgate UK. First edition. TLS from the publisher to E. Bramah Smith Esq. "As publishers of The Mercury Book, we would ask you to accept a copy in token of our appreciation of your contribution therein.". Very good in DW.

Brunner, John Stand On Zanzibar 1968 (September 27) Doubleday NY. First edition. Review slip tipped in before ffep. The SFWA's copy, with their neat stamp on both fron and back pastedowns on feps. Winner of the 1969 Hugo award for best novel. 1968 Nebula nominee. Winner of the 1970 British Science Fiction Association Award for best novel and the French Prix Apollo. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-175. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2140-45. Fine in near fine DW with two small closed tears and some minor associated crinkling.

Carey, Jacqueline Kushiel's Dart 2001 (June 4) TOR NY. First edition. Publisher's materials laid in. Near fine in DW.

Dart-Thornton, Cecilia The Ill-Made Mute 2001 (May 23) Warner Books NY. First edition. Publisher's review materials laid in. Book one of "The Bitterbynde". Fine in DW.

de Lint, Charles The Ivory And The Horn 1995 (April) TOR NY. First edition. Review sheets laid in. Fine in DW.

de Lint, Charles Trader 1997 (February) TOR NY. First edition. Review sheet laid in. Fine in DW.

Dozois, Gardner The Furthest Horizon 2000 (May) St. Martin's Press NY. First edition. Publisher's materials laid in. Contains "Guyal of Sfere" by Jack Vance. Substantial spine roll, else near fine in pictorial wrappers.

Feist, Raymond E. Faerie Tale 1988 Doubleday New York. First edition. Review copy. Author's first horror novel, typed letters from Doubleday laid in. Fine in DW.

Fry, Stephen The Liar 1994 (June 28) Soho NY. First American edition. Review materials (14 sheets!) laid in. Fine in pictorial wrappers.

Garrison, Peter The Magic Dead 2000 (February) Ace NY. First edition. Publisher's review flyer laid in. Fine in pictorial wrappers.

Goldstein, Lisa Walking the Labyrinth 1996 (June) TOR NY. First edition. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

Goodkind, Terry Debt of Bones 2001 (December) Gollancz UK. First edition. Book manufactured in the U.S., with US and Canadian prices on DW. Review materials laid in, indicating US distrubution by Sterling Publishing. Fine in DW.

Haiblum, Isidore The Mutants Are Coming 1984 (April) Doubleday NY. First edition. Review copy with slip laid in. Fine in DW.

Haiblum, Isidore Bad Neighbors 1990 St. Martin's Press NY. First edition. Review slip laid in. Fine in DW.

Harvey, Kenneth J. Directions for an Opened Body 1990 Mercury Press Toronto. First edition. Author's first book. Review slip laid in. Fine in pictorial wrappers.

Heller, Joseph Catch-22 A Dramatization 1973 Delta NY. First paperback edition of the dramatization. Signed and dated "1/9/75" by the author on the half-title page. Typed review slip laid in. Fine in pictorial wrappers.

Hughart, Barry Eight Skilled Gentlemen 1991 (January) Doubleday Foundation NY. First edition. Author's third book. Only 2000 copies printed. Review sheet laid in. Fine in DW.

Hughes, Matthew Black Brillion 2004 (November) TOR NY. First edition. Publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

Hughes, Matthew Black Brillion 2004 (November) TOR NY. First edition. Review letter laid in. Fine in DW.

Hughes, Matthew The Damned Busters 2021 Angry Robot UK. Second printing, ten years after the first (2011). Review sheet and a note from the author laid in. Very good in pictorial wrappers.

Idle, Eric The Road to Mars 1999 (September) Pantheon NY. First edition. Review copy, with promotional materials laid in. Fine in DW.

Irvine, Alexander C. A Scattering of Jades 2002 (July 11) TOR NY. First edition. Review sheet laid in. Irvine's first novel is a wild mixture of history, mystery and fantasy beginning with the great 1835 fire in New York City. Fine in DW.

Knight, Damon (ed.) The Clarion Awards 1984 (July 20) Doubleday NY. First edition. Anthology of fourteen original stories, including stories by Lucius Shepard, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Dean Wesley Smith and others. Review copy with slip laid in. Fine in DW.

Kramer, Edward E. ed. (Charles de Lint, Neil Gaiman, Robert J. Sawyer, Gene Wolfe, Ray Bradbury) Strange Attractions 2000 (August) Shadowlands Press Centreville VA. First edition. Review sheet pasted to the front free endpaper. Fine in DW.

Le Guin, Ursula K. The Tombs of Atuan 1972 Gollancz UK. First British edition. Review slip laid in. Very good in near-fine DW.

Le Guin, Ursula K. The Other Wind 2001 Harcourt NY. First edition. Voluminous review materials laid in. Fine in DW.

McDevitt, Jack Ancient Shores 1996 (April) HarperPrism NY. First edition. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

McKenna, Stephen The Oldest God 1929 Little, Brown and Company NY. Advance excerpt of the first edition, This is a presentation copy signed with a brief inscription to Arkham House co-founder Donald Wandrei. Six pages bound in custom cloth-covered boards; probably specially commissioned by the author. Bleiler [1978 Checklist, page 130]. Reginald 09932. Very good in red cloth covered boards with a couple of small dampstains to the binding and a single-page summary tipped onto the front flyleaf.

McKenzie, Ellen Kindt Drujienna's Harp 1971 (April 26) Dutton NY. First edition. Review slip laid in. Fine except for moderate foxing along top of page block, and white sticker residue at bottom of spine.

Moore, Christopher Coyote Blue 1994 Simon & Schuster NY. First edition. Review copy with promotional materials, including photo laid in. Author's second book. Fine in DW.

Morrow, James City of Truth 1992 St. Martin's Press NY. First American edition. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

Niven, Larry Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes Beowulf's Children 1995 (November) TOR NY. First edition. Review sheet laid in. Fine in DW.

Park, Paul Celestis 1995 (June) TOR NY. First American edition. Review copy with publisher's letter laid in. 6,000 copy first printing. Fine in DW.

Pohl, Frederik Day Million 1971 Gollancz UK. First hardcover and first British edition. Review slip laid in. Slight foxing on top of sheets, else very fine in bright DW with some minor creasing near the top and bottom edges.

Powers, Tim Last Call 1992 Morrow NY. First trade edition. Winner of the 1993 World Fantasy Award. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Fine in DW.

Powers, Tim Declare 2001 (January) Morrow NY. First trade edition. Extensive review materials laid in, including an interview with Tim, and "A Note on the Writing of Declare", not included in the published book. Very good in DW.

Pratchett, Terry The Fifth Elephant 2000 HarperPrism NY. First American edition. Publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

Russell, Mary Doria Children of God 1998 Villard NY. First edition. Review slip laid in. Fine in DW.

Sawyer, Robert J. The Terminal Experiment 1995 (May) HarperPrism NY. First edition. Review copy with review slip tipped (bound or pasted) in. 1996 Aurora winner, Nebula winner and Hugo nominee for Best Novel. The author reports that no proofs or ARCs were issued of this book. Fine in pictorial wrappers.

Schmidt, Stanley (ed.) From Mind To Mind: Tales of Communication From Analog 1984 (December 4) Dial Press NY. First edition. Anthology of stories, including Jack Vance's "Gift of Gab". Review copy with slip laid in. Fine in DW.

Schroeder, Karl Ventus 2000 (December) TOR NY. First edition. Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. Fine in DW.

Schroeder, Karl Permanence 2002 (May) TOR NY. First edition. Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. Fine in DW.

Schuman, M. K. Deep Kill 1991 St. Martin's Press NY. Review copy of the first edition. Review sletter laid in. The third Micah Dunn mystery. Fine in DW.

Scott, Melissa Night Sky Mine 1996 (August) TOR NY. First edition. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

Sheffield, Charles Georgia On My Mind and Other Places 1995 (March) TOR NY. First edition. Review sheets laid in. Fine in DW.

Shuman, M. K. Deep Kill 1991 Walker NY. First edition. "A Micah Dunn Mystery." Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. Fine in DW.

Silverberg, Robert (ed) Three Trips in Time and Space 1973 Hawthorn NY. First edition. Review slip laid in. Original novellas by Larry Niven, John Brunner and Jack Vance. Signed on the title page by Jack Vance, and on their respective story title pages by Niven and Brunner. Fine in DW.

Stewart, Sean Resurrection Man 1995 (July) Ace NY. First edition. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

Stewart, Sean Clouds End 1996 (August) Ace NY. First edition. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

Stewart, Sean Mockingbird 2000 (March) Ace NY. First edition. Publisher's review flyer laid in. Fine in pictorial wrappers.

Stewart, Sean Galveston 2001 (February) Ace NY. First edition. Publisher's review flyer laid in. Fine in pictorial wrappers.

van de Wetering, Janwillem Death of a Hawker 1977 (March 9) Houghton Mifflin NY. First American edition. Review slip and letter laid in. Fine in DW with some crinkling to top and bottom of spine.

van Gulik, Robert The Willow Pattern 1965 Heinemann UK. First edition. Uncorrected proof slip from Scribner's laid in; apparently this was used as a review copy for the American edition. Fine.

Vance, Jack (as John Holbrook Vance) The Man in the Cage 1961 (January 30) Boardman UK. First British edition. Copyright page shows 1960 as the publication date, but the laid in review slip states "30 Jan 1961." Number 330 in the "American Bloodhound" series. Rare, as most Boardman titles were destined for libraries. Slight foxing spots on page block ends, else near fine. The DW has a faded spine, but the front and back covers are clean. Not price-clipped "12s 6d".

Vance, Jack Emphyrio 1969 Doubleday NY. First edition, first-state (dark blue covers.). 'Publisher's Compliments' ink-stamp on front pastedown, else fine in fine dust jacket with hint of wear at head and heel of spine panel, and clipped price.

Vance, Jack The Dying Earth 1976 Underwood Miller PA. First hardcover edition, limited to 1111 copies. Inscribed by illustrator George Barr to Stuart David Schiff on the half-title page. Review sheet from publisher laid in. Purchased from Stuart David Schiff. Fine in DW.

Vance, Jack Cugel's Saga 1983 Timescape NY. First trade edition. Review copy, with publisher's letter laid in. Fine in DW.

Vance, Jack Ecce and Old Earth 1991 TOR NY. First trade edition. Review copy with publishers letter laid in. Second book of the Cadwal Chronicles. Fine in DW.

Vance, Jack Throy 1993 New English Library UK. First British edition. Review copy, with publisher's press release laid in. Near fine in DW.

Vance, Jack Alastor 1995 (September) TOR NY. First omnibus edition. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Fine in DW.

Vance, Jack Night Lamp 1996 (November) TOR NY. First trade edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Publisher's review sheet laid in. Fine in DW.

Vance, Jack Lurulu 2004 (December 23) TOR NY. First American edition. Review sheet laid in. Fine in DW.

Vandermeer, Jeff Veniss Underground 2003 TOR UK. First British edition. Publisher's letter laid in. Fine in pictorial wrappers.

Viereck, George Sylvester and Paul Eldridge Salome: The Wandering Jewess 1930 Duckworth UK. Review copy of the first U.K. edition. The second of the "Wandering Jew" trilogy. Small review slip tipped in before the title page, with date of publication Oct 2 1930 and published price of "10 net". Book has small stain on front cover, else very good in blue cloth boards.

Vinge, Joan The Summer Queen 1991 (November) Warner NY. First edition, review slip laid in. Sequel to the Hugo-winning 'Snow Queen'. Fine in DW.

Whittemore, Edward Nile Shadows 1983 (April) Holt, Rinehart and Winston NY. First edition. Review slip laid in. Near fine in DW.

Williamson, Philip G. Dinbig of Khimmur 1991 (March) Grafton UK. First edition. Review slip with pencilled notations laid in. Fine in DW.

Williamson, Philip G. Citadel 1995 (November) Legend UK. First edition. Review copy, with publisher's letter laid in. A mystery set in the "Firstworld Chronicles" universe. Fine in DW.

Williamson, Philip G. Enchantment's Edge 1996 (September) Hodder & Stoughton UK. First edition. Review copy, with publisher's letter laid in, as well as an additional dust jacket sans price (export version?), and a proof of the paperback wrappers. Fine in DW.

Wolf, Gary K. The Resurrectionist 1979 (July 20) Doubleday NY. First edition. Review copy with review slip laid in. Author's third novel. Two small scrapes on botton edge of front and back covers, else fine in very good DW.

Wright, Harold Bell When A Man's A Man 1919 (August 10) The Book Supply Co. IL. First edition. A prepublication copy, stamped "Reviewer's copy" on title and half-title pages. (See Biblio magazine May 1998 p55.). Front hinge starting to separate, else very good with very bright and clean red cloth covers, in the rare DJ with a one-inch closed tear on the rear cover, and chips missing along the edges.


Number of items: 75
Number of authors: 54

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