Sunday, June 17, 2012

Some more revised listings I've finally managed to eke out. Not much cataloging going on, although there certainly should be. I'm working on a pile of some actual new arrivals (of like-new used books), but not making much headway there either. So just these for now, and hoping to get hopping anon:

Swanwick, Michael THE POSTMODERN ARCHIPELAGO: Two Essays on Science Fiction and Fantasy, Tachyon, 10/97, 1st edn, SIGNED, (a thoughtful and insightful look into the science fiction field of the early to mid-1980s; "A User's Guide to the Post Moderns" is published here for the first time since its initial magazine appearance in Asimov's, along with "In the Tradition...", Swanwick's elegant essay on the fantasy genre, as well as a brand new introduction written by Swanwick for this collection; 66-page booklet), new 7.50 [ISBN: 0964832062]

Sturgeon, Theodore THE PERFECT HOST: Vol. V: The Complete Stories of..., North Atlantic '00, 1st, (stories written between 1947 & 1949; Larry McCaffery foreword), new 18.95 [ISBN: 1556433603]
Rayner, Richard THE CLOUD SKETCHER, HarperCollins '01, 1st edn, (impossibly romantic skyscraper of a novel), new in dj 25.00 [30% discount]
Roberts, Keith PAVANE, Del Rey Impact, 3/01, (acknowledged classic of alternate history; "steampunk" precursor), vg-f $12; another, PR laid in, vg-f $16 [10%]
DAW 436 Selby, Curt (=Doris Piserchia) BLOOD COUNTY, 6/81, (PBO; Horror was their heritage, for they were the people that the census dared not count!), vg+ 4.00 [10%]

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