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Even before visionaries such as H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, the origins of science fiction extend Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, and in deed can be traced back through Gulliver's Travels and Shakespeare's surreal last work, The Tempest. Here are some of the works of the Golden Age of Science Fiction with those early rocketship expeditions to Mars and more contemporary cyberpunk tales.



1984 by Orwell, George

New York: A Signet Book/ New American Library, 1950. SCARCE, the first paperback printing of this literary classic. First Printing stated. Handsomely bound in late 20 c. quarter calf over cloth covered boards. Bound without the original wrappers. Near Fin...

From Dale Steffey Books

$200.00


The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation. by Asimov, Isaac

New York : Gnome Press Publishers, 1951 All volumes First Edition, First Printing, 1951-1953. All volumes and dust jackets Priority A as listed in Currey. Octavo. 255, 247, 210 pages respectively. Jackets illustrated by David Kyle, Edd Cartier, and Ric Bi...

From Idler Fine Books

$10,000.00


The Outsider and Others by LOVECRAFT, H.P

Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939. First Edition; 1200 copies printed; a fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear and a quarter-inch of chipping along the foot of the spine. The back flap has been inscribed by the dust jacket designer, Virgil Finl...

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

$40,000.00


Around the World in Eighty Days by Verne, Jules

Boston: and Co, 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. First fully illustrated US edition. xvi, 315pp. Salmon cloth stamped in gold and black, bevelled edges, dark brown endpapers, all edges gilt. With fifty-four plates and an engraved illustration in the text ...

From Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

$5,700.00


The First Men In The Moon by WELLS, H.G

London: George Newnes, 1901. First English Edition; first binding. An extraordinary copy in the rare dust jacket. Aside from minor dust soiling of the edges and slight bumping at the foot of the spine, the book is as fine and bright as one might expect f...

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

$75,000.00


STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND by HEINLEIN, ROBERT A

NEW YORK NY: PUTNAM'S SONS (G.P.). NEAR FINE IN A NEAR FINE D.J.. PUB 1961. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: WITH "C22" ON TERMINAL LEAF / WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD. BOOK'S SPINE IS ONLY SLIGHTLY DARKENED WITH BRIGHT GILT TITLES, NOBUMPS TO CORNERS, AND VERY CLEAN INS...

From JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

$7,500.00


Heavy Metal Magazine 1 by Various

Condition: Near mint. Very light edge wear at spine.Contains art and stories by Richard Corben (Den), Phillippe Druillet, Moebius, Vaughn Bode, Caza and the first excerpt from Terry Brooks' Sword of Shannara....

From Shop-books.ca

CA$200.00


Tarzan The Untamed by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Chicago, Illinois: A. C. McClurg & Co.. Very Good with no Dust Jacket. 1920. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 010261: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Boards are original olive-green cloth with front and spine pa...

From KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

$525.00


The Robots of Dawn by Asimov, Isaac

Huntington Woods, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1983 1 of 35 lettered and signed deluxe limited edition copies; this being the letter Q. Full black morocco goat with metal and plastic design elements inset on front board, silver titles and decorations of a m...

From Idler Fine Books

$3,500.00


STAR MAKER by STAPLEDON, OLAF

LONDON: METHUEN & CO. LTD. NEAR FINE IN A VERY GOOD D.J.. PUB 1937. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. IDENTICAL TO THE FIRST IMPRESSION AND FIRST ISSUE (SATTY & SMITH A7.1.1.1) WITHOUT PRICE OF "8s. 6d. net" ON FRONT FLAP . LIGHT BLUE CLOTH COVE...

From JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

$3,750.00


Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. by the Author. Copyright date 1962, first edition, first printing. Signed by the author on a glued on label on the inside flyleaf. The book is in near fine condition with...

From mclinhavenbooks

$1,970.00


Fahrenheit 451 by Bradbury, Ray

Simon & Schuster, 1967. First printing thus, stated. Black binding, gilt titles to spine. Red topstain. With a new introduction by the author. Book very good with slight wrinkle to boards at top edge of spine and some stain spots to top & foreedge, bleedi...

From citynightsbooks

$695.00


Beyond the Snow; Being a History of Trim's Adventures in Nordlichtschein. by Reed, P. Fishe (Peter Fishe)

Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1873. First edition. signed by the author along with a personalized inscription to Parker Pillsbury, dated April 14, 1875. Scarce Victorian era lost world fantasy by this Chicago author and artist - the story of a lost race of sp...

From Resource Books, LLC

$337.99


Dark Carnival by Bradbury, Ray

Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1947 First printing of the first edition. Black cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial jacket, with the publisher's printed $3.00 price in upper corner of inside front flap. 1 of just over 3000 copies printed [Ble...

From Idler Fine Books

$1,975.00


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