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The Art of Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare Book, ActiVision
1 ActiVision The Art of Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare Book
Activision Publishing 2007 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
As new, glossy pictorial paper covered boards. ; Color Illustrations; 6.30 X 4.70 X 0.30 inches; Unpaginated pages; This book would have been included in the game box when purchased and features the concept art for the game. 
Price: 19.95 CDN
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Sous la Surface:  Une plongée dans le monde de Gears of War 2, Bleszinski, Cliff & Joshua Ortega & Rod Fergusson
2 Bleszinski, Cliff & Joshua Ortega & Rod Fergusson Sous la Surface: Une plongée dans le monde de Gears of War 2
Epic Games 2008 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Chris Perna 
Glossy pictorial paper covered boards, as new. ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Unpaginated pages; This is the French language version of Beneath the Surface: An Inside Look at Gears of War 2 and would have been included with the Frech language version of the game. It gives some background for the game. Part number X15-05135-02 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Quicker Than the Eye, Bradbury, Ray
3 Bradbury, Ray Quicker Than the Eye
New York Avon Books 1996 0380973804 / 9780380973804 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, DJ is crisp and clean, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1 inches; 261 pages; "The internationally acclaimed author of The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, and Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury is a magician at the height of his powers, displaying his sorcerer's skill with twenty-one remarkable stories that run the gamut from total reality to light fantastic, from high noon to long after midnight. A true master tells all, revealing the strange secret of growing young and mad; opening a Witch Door that links two intolerant centuries; joining an ancient couple in their wild assassination games; celebrating life and dreams in the unique voice that has favored him across six decades and has enchanted millions of readers the world over. " 
Price: 14.95 CDN
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Tales from the White Hart, Clarke, Arthur C.
4 Clarke, Arthur C. Tales from the White Hart
New York Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1970 1st Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Price clipped dust jacket shows some chipping, scuffing, short tears and creasing, book shows only slight wear. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; Fifteen stories, all copyrighted in 1956 and 1957 and previously published in pocketbook form. This is the first hardcover edition. 
Price: 39.95 CDN
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A Question of Time, Cuff, Jeffrey F.
5 Cuff, Jeffrey F. A Question of Time
St. John's, Newfoundland Harry Cuff Publications Ltd. 1993 092119188X / 9780921191889 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Only slight wear to glossy paper covered boards ; A bright, solid book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; A tongue in cheek science fiction tale set in Newfoundland. 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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A Grey Moon Over China, Day, Thomas A.
6 Day, Thomas A. A Grey Moon Over China
Seattle, WA Black Heron Press 2007 0930773780 / 9780930773786 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear evident. ; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.80 inches; 465 pages; ""A Grey Moon Over China" is the story of a disillusioned company of Army engineers languishing in the Pacific during the energy wars between the United States on one side, and Japan and California on the other. They steal the plans for an energy device that could end the wars and the world's slide into environmental disaster. Instead, they extort from the world the price of their own freedom from it all: the resurrection of an abandoned space colonization effort that will take them far from the dying planet. They flee blindly and with terrible losses, for the drones sent to scout the way have never returned, and they can delay no longer. Armed colonists follow, and with them, the wars. "A Grey Moon Over China" features characters that engage our sympathy and challenge our understanding of human drives and motivation. There is Eduardo Torres, once an orphaned beggar, now a man driven to destroy everything in his path in his desire to escape his past; Sergeant Polaski, a warrior without a soul; Tuyet Pham, a young woman who arrives from nowhere but seems to know Torres better than he knows himself, and is herself a merciless but charismatic warrior; Anne Miller, the secretive high priestess of manufactured intelligence who programmed the missing drones; and Madhu Patel, their beloved father figure and philosopher who makes the mistake of trying to stand in their way." (jacket blurb) 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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The Ozymandias Principles  Thirty-One Strategies for Surviving Challenge, Foster, Harold D.
7 Foster, Harold D. The Ozymandias Principles Thirty-One Strategies for Surviving Challenge
Vancouver BC Southdowne Press/ UBC 1997 1894029011 / 9781894029018 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Light wear to corners of card covers ; A bright, solid book. At the back of the book are provided, timeline, character notes and a glossary of terms to help clarify any confusing aspects of the book. ; Trade PB; 0.75 x 9 x 6.25 Inches; 201 pages; "This book probes the anatomy of resilience, the ability to accomodate change gracefully. Dissection takes place, not in an operating theatre but in the legislature of DeltaGlobe, a futuristic virtual reality world. In the the year 2096, government supporters argue in favour of graeter resilience, while members of the 'loyal opposition' deride each of its 31 dimensions." An interesting concept - a future philosophy novel as opposed to the more common future science 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Zero History, Gibson, William
8 Gibson, William Zero History
New York Putnam Adult 2010 0399156828 / 9780399156823 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.90 X 6 X 1.40 inches; 406 pages; "After a gig investigating “locative art” for the “overly wealthy and dangerously curious” Hubertus Bigend, founder of the trend-forecasting firm Blue Ant (Spook Country, 2007), Hollis Henry finds herself once again under Bigend's employ. This time she is hired to discover the identity of the designer of a secret brand of clothing called Gabriel Hounds, whom Bigend hopes to enlist in his bid to get into the design, contracting, and manufacture of U.S. military clothing (and its inevitable spin-off into the mainstream consumer market). Military contracting, according to Bigend, is essentially recession proof. Meanwhile, the translator and cryptologist Milgrim (also returning from Spook Country), a former Ativan addict (now in recovery on Bigend's dime) with “zero history” (being off the grid, he has no credit or address history), is asked to assist Hollis in her investigation. What begins as a seemingly innocent apparel-related project takes on more sinister overtones when the two are followed from London to Paris by a competitor with shady dealings in the arms trade and a personal ax to grind with Milgrim. Gibson, who made a name with Neuromancer (1984) and other speculative takes on new technologies, returns to his familiar concerns with hacker culture, surveillance, paranoia, and viral marketing, with occasional digressions into the semiotics of fashion and celebrity and references to cosplay, base jumping, and the Festo AirPenguin." 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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The Hexan Protocol, Gilson, Ralph
9 Gilson, Ralph The Hexan Protocol
Lincoln NE iUniverse 2002 0595226507 / 9780595226504 Paperback Very Good+ 
Light edge wear, top back corner lightly creased. ; A bright, solid book, unread. ; Trade PB; 1.31 x 9 x 6 Inches; 596 pages; The Hexan Protocol is the epic saga of a love that crossed planets, endured the ravages of galactic war and culminated in the birth of Aleena, the half-Martian, half-Jupiterran girl who would one day rule Mars, the most powerful planet in the galaxy. Follow the gripping story of two people sharing their forbidden love. Be onboard with special assault teams as they carry out daring rescue attempts. Watch the miracle of birth and future growth of the next Martian Princess. Be there at the climactic battle that will determine the fate of the known universe. The Hexan Protocol delivers a fast-paced action adventure sure to please science fiction fans of all ages. 
Price: 21.50 CDN
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Gollancz Sunday Times SF Competition Stories, Heapy, Paul; et al
10 Heapy, Paul; et al Gollancz Sunday Times SF Competition Stories
London Victor Gollancz 1988 0575040742 / 9780575040748 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Light edge wear to top edge of dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.25 x 8 x 5.25 Inches; 192 pages; The book comprises the 25 story short-list of science fiction short stories 3000 words or less. 
Price: 12.50 CDN
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Floating Worlds, Holland, Cecelia
11 Holland, Cecelia Floating Worlds
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1975 0394493303 / 9780394493305 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has minor scuffing, light shelfwear to edges.; A bright, solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.60 X 6.50 X 1.80 inches; 465 pages; The Styths, a powerful and aggressive mutant race from the Gas Planets, Uranus and Saturn, have been launching pirate raids on ships from Mars. Earth's Committee for the Revolution has been asked to mediate, to negotiate a truce between the Middle Planets and the Styth Empire. The task of conducting the talks falls to an intelligent, resourceful and unpredictable young woman, Paula Mendoza. Her initial meetings with the Styth warlord and his unruly band of bodyguards and advisers are not promising. But then Paula adopts a less conventional approach. The consequences for her are considerable and she finds herself on the Gas Planets, the only tenuous link between Earth and the Styth Empire ... 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Documents Relating to the Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire, Lessing, Doris
12 Lessing, Doris Documents Relating to the Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire
London Jonathan Cape 1983 0224021303 / 9780224021302 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket shows light edge wear ; A bright, solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Canopus in Argos Archives; 8.60 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 179 pages; "...the fifth and final instalment in the visionary novel cycle 'Canopus in Argos: Archives'. 'The Sentimental Agents ...' is set in the declining Volyen Empire as the empires of Sirius and Shammat compete to overwhelm it with rhetoric and false sentiment. The Canopean Empire deploys covert agents to help the Volyens resist. But one of these agents, Incent, succumbs to 'Undulant Rhetoric', and Agent Klorathy must go to Volyen to help him see through the empty words that have beguiled him. Once more employing alien races to identify human failings, Lessing uses social and political satire to show how we misuse speech (and speeches) and delude ourselves with self-aggrandizing notions about the primacy of emotion." 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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The Making of the Representative for Planet 8, Lessing, Doris
13 Lessing, Doris The Making of the Representative for Planet 8
London Jonathan Cape Ltd 1982 0224020080 / 9780224020084 1st Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light scuffing of B&W glossy dust jacket, bumped top of spine. Light yellowing of pages as is common o British publications of this era. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Canopus in Argos: Archives #4; 8.60 X 5.80 X 0.80 inches; 148 pages; this is the fourth instalment in the visionary novel cycle 'Canopus in Argos: Archives'. The handsome, intelligent people of Planet 8 of the Canopean Empire know only an idyllic existence on their bountiful planet, its weather consistently nurturing, never harsh. They live long, purposeful, untroubled lives. Then one day The Ice begins, and ice and snow cover the planet's surface. Crops and animals die off, and the people must learn to live with this new desolation. Their only hope is that, as they have been promised, they will be taken from Planet 8 to a new world. But when the Canopean ambassador, Johor, finally arrives, he has devastating news: they will die along with their planet. Slowly they come to understand that their salvation may lie in the creation of one Representative who can save what is most essential to them. Lessing has written a frightening and, finally, hopeful book, a profound and thought-provoking contribution to the science-fiction genre the novel generally. 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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The Sirian Experiments   The Report by Ambien II, of the Five, Lessing, Doris
14 Lessing, Doris The Sirian Experiments The Report by Ambien II, of the Five
London Jonathan Cape Ltd 1981 0224018914 / 9780224018913 1st UK Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Only light wear & scuffing to glossy B&W dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Canopus in Argos: Archives #3; 8.60 X 5.40 X 1.20 inches; 288 pages; The Sirian Experiments is a 1980 science fiction novel by Nobel Prize in Literature-winner Doris Lessing. It is the third book in her five-book Canopus in Argos series and continues the story of Earth's evolution, which has been manipulated from the beginning by advanced extraterrestrial civilizations. This book relates directly to the first book in this series, Shikasta which is the history of the planet Shikasta (an allegorical Earth) under the influence of three galactic empires, Canopus, Sirius and their mutual enemy, Puttiora. Shikasta is told from the Canopean viewpoint. The Sirian Experiments (subtitled The Report by Ambien II, of the Five) tells the story of Shikasta from Sirius's point of view and describes their activities on the planet and their strained relations with Canopus. Lessing stated in an afterword in the next book in this series that The Sirian Experiments and The Making of the Representative for Planet 8 were inspired by her 50-year fascination with the ill-fated 1910-13 Antarctic expedition of Robert Falcon Scott.The Sirian Experiments is a 1980 science fiction novel by Nobel Prize in Literature-winner Doris Lessing. It is the third book in her five-book Canopus in Argos series and continues the story of Earth's evolution, which has been manipulated from the beginning by advanced extraterrestrial civilizations. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1981. This book relates directly to the first book in this series, Shikasta which is the history of the planet Shikasta (an allegorical Earth) under the influence of three galactic empires, Canopus, Sirius and their mutual enemy, Puttiora. Shikasta is told from the Canopean viewpoint. The Sirian Experiments (subtitled The Report by Ambien II, of the Five) tells the story of Shikasta from Sirius's point of view and describes their activities on the planet and their strained relations with Canopus. Lessing stated in an afterword in the next book in this series that The Sirian Experiments and The Making of the Representative for Planet 8 were inspired by her 50-year fascination with the ill-fated 1910-13 Antarctic expedition of Robert Falcon Scott." 
Price: 19.50 CDN
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The Cloud; a Novel of the Last Days of Mankind, McAuley, Jacquelin Rollit
15 McAuley, Jacquelin Rollit The Cloud; a Novel of the Last Days of Mankind
New York Exposition Press 1964 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; DJ shows some discoloration, chipped with a couple of short tears, one creased. ; Signed "Jackie McAuley " on FFEP. A tight solid book, beige boards with black titles front and spine. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages; A radioactive cloud has sterilized mankind. In the years 1965-2110 the population dwindles. The author depicts life in poignant scenes set in London, New York, Moscow, New Delhi, Montreal and California. McAuley covers various world views of nuclear testing in this thought provoking work. 
Price: 59.95 CDN
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16 Shaw, Bob THE TWO-TIMERS
London Science Fiction Book Club 1970 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Corners bumped, DJ shows some edge wear, scuffed and scratched ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 174 pages 
Price: 18.50 CDN
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Where the Evil Dwells, Simak, Clifford D.
17 Simak, Clifford D. Where the Evil Dwells
New York, NY Del Rey 1982 0345307704 / 9780345307705 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
Light shelfwear, cocked spine. ; A tight bright book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 6.80 X 4.20 X 0.60 inches; 249 pages; "Since ancient days, the Empty Lands had stood between the eastern barbarians and the two thousand year-old civilization of Rome and the Church. For the Empty Lands wer not really empty - they were filled every evil from the darkest of mankind's myths, and one power more horrible than could be found in any myth. Now four puny humans set out to invade the heartland of evil. Each had a personal reason..." jacket blurb 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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City in the Sky, Siodmak, Curt
18 Siodmak, Curt City in the Sky
London Barrie & Jenkins 1975 0214201163 / 9780214201165 1st UK Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Some edge wear and scuffing of black glossy dust jacket, tanning of pages as is common in British publications ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; This was published a year after the US Putnam 1st edition. 
Price: 14.50 CDN
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Children of the Light, Weston, Susan B.
19 Weston, Susan B. Children of the Light
New York St. Martin's Press 1985 0312132360 / 9780312132361 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Light wear to extremities. Small tears and chips on DJ. ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; 8.40 X 5.70 X 1 inches; 262 pages; "Weston is the author of a book on the poetry of Wallace Stevens and it is not surprising that her first novel should take up some of Stevens's major motifs. They are embodied in the book's protagonist, a young dreamer who is forced to choose between seductive fictions and stubborn, sordid reality. Jeremy Towers embarks on a canoeing trip in contemporary America, is enveloped in a fog, and finds himself transported to a transformed world a few generations after a nuclear war. Here he joins the small, faltering community of Idamore, reluctantly accepts his fate and confronts his own preconceptions along with the physical necessities of a life in the junk heap of civilization. Weston imaginatively details the shifts in sexual mores and ethical behavior, and her characters are touching in the range of their responses to their conditions, from withdrawal and madness to dogged optimism." 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Limbo, Wolfe, Bernard
20 Wolfe, Bernard Limbo
New York Random House 1952 1st; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Boards show some shelf wear, previous owner's bookplate pasted inside front board. DJ has some chipping. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 438 pages; Wolfe was trained as a psychologist but had a variety of jobs including, the merchant marines, bodyguard to Leon Trotsky in Mexico, war correspondent etc. 'Limbo' was his only sci-fi novel but it was highly regarded in its time. "It portrays a future in which men have deliberately chosen to cut off their own arms and legs in order to avoid the risk of war." (Encyc. of SF) "The publisher claimed that Wolfe had written "the first book of science-fiction to project the present-day concept of 'cybernetics' to its logical conclusion" (Wikipedia) 
Price: 49.95 CDN
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