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1 Appleton, Victor, II TOM SWIFT AND HIS MEGASCOPE SPACE PROBER
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1962). 900119964X / 9789001199647 First edition, first printing. #20 in The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures. Spine number 9120. Illustrated by Charles Brey. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, tiny tears to spine crown, soiling to page edges, thus very good, in pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Spine and rear cover light orange. Endsheet art in black, b&w drawings within. 
When another secret invention of Tom's becomes the target of his enemy, all evidence points to the fact that an unidentified traitor at Swift Enterprises is in league with a criminal mastermind outside the plant. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Barnes, John THE SKY SO BIG AND BLACK
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2002). 0765303035 / 9780765303035 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket art by Vince Natale. 
"The book's brilliant teenage protagonist, hard science, brisk pace, didactic moments, and strong characterization make it clear that Barnes is working consciously in the tradition of Panshin and Heinlein."--Cynthia Ward. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Butler, Ted 2176 BIRTH OF THE BELT REPUBLIC: Book One of the Belt Republic
Port Orchard/Seattle/Tahuya: Blue Works, (2005). 1590922344 / 9781590922347 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. New. Fine in wraps with cover art depicting an unusual assortment of space-ships in action, by Aron Dittbrenner. 
Gil Klanz, sixteen-year-old black-listed by the Belt corporation, joins the independence movement and becomes a hero in the Independence War. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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4 Butler, Ted MENACE BEYOND THE MOON: Book Two of the Belt Republic
Port Orchard/Seattle/Tahuya: Blue Works, (2005). 1590922352 / 9781590922354 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. New. Fine in wraps with cover art depicting various space-ships in star-flight, by Aron Dittbrenner. 
In this sequel to 2176 BIRTH OF THE REPUBLIC, Gil Klanz has changed. Changed his face and changed his name. Gil -- aka Rockaway -- is a seventeen-year-old rebel hero and member of the Earth Federation Naval Academy who discovers a hidden war fleet. 
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5 Collins, Paul THE SKYBORN
New York: Starscape/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0765312735 / 9780765312730 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Award-winning Australian writer Paul Collins tells a tale in the tradition of dystopian teen fiction such as Lois Lowry's THE GIVER. "...puts his stamp on the postdisaster genre with this energetic, colorfully detailed young-adult actioner."--Zero G. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Collins, Paul THE SKYBORN
New York: Starscape/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2005). 0765312735 / 9780765312730 First edition, first printing: Advance Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine, unread in printed wraps. 
From the highly acclaimed author of THE EARTHBORN comes THE SKYBORN--an adventure "worthy of sitting on the same shelf as early Heinlein and Norton," according to SF Chronicle. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Fisher, Leonard Everett NOONAN: A Novel About Baseball, ESP, and Time Warps
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1978). 0385116926 / 9780385116923 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Internal and jacket illustrations by the author. 
A knock on the head with a baseball catapults a young baseball player one hundred years into the future to the year 1996. By the award-winning American artist who illustrated about 260 books for young readers since 1955--authoring at least 90 of these. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Foster, Alan Dean A CALL TO ARMS: Book One of the Damned
New York: A Del Rey Book, (1991). 0345358554 / 9780345358554 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine (covers very slightly splayed), in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
"This promising new series depicts galactic warfare on a grand scale, encompassing untold numbers of races and worlds on both sides, and lasting hundreds of years."--John Lawson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Gee, Maurice THE PRIESTS OF FERRIS
Auckland/Melbourne/Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1984). 0195581121 / 9780195581126 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A trace of fading at the upper edge of the spine crown, else fine, in orange boards with gilt spine stamping; in an illustrated dust jacket that is somewhat faded to the spine panel, but that is otherwise bright and fine. 
"Juvenile sf novel. Volume 2 in the World of O series."--Locus. Cover illustration by Gary Hebley. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Gilden, Mel OUTER SPACE AND ALL THAT JUNK
New York: J.B. Lippincott, (1989). 0397323069 / 9780397323067 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in pink-foil stamped black cloth shelfback over leaf-green boards; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Daniel LaVigne. 
A boy works for his uncle one summer only to discover him collecting junk in the belief he is helping aliens return to their home in outer space. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Heinlein, Robert A. TIME FOR THE STARS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1959). B0006AUM1G First edition, first printing. Blue cloth with black lettering and illustration; correct first issue dust jacket with price of $2.75. Hardcover. Pinhead-sized stain to upper rear cover, tiny crack at front inner hinge, else fine; in a lightly worn, very good plus dust jacket, with chip to upper rear panel, nicking at the corners and spine ends, tiny penned ''86'' to rear flap. 
Juvenile sf adventure about telepathic twins Tom and Pat who are enlisted by the Long Range Foundation: Tom will be aboard a torchship bound for the distant stars, Pat will stay at home in contact with Tom. Jacket and title-page art by Clifford N. Geary. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12 Hill, Douglas WARRIORS OF THE WASTELAND
London: Heinemann, (1983). 0434942839 / 9780434942831 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages uniformly tanned (as expected), else fine, as-new, in black boards with gilt spine titles; in a price-clipped, age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Terry Oakes. 
In this sequel to THE HUNTSMAN, Finn Feral continues his quest to free his family from the evil alien Slavers, the masters of the Earth. But he journeys now with a new friend, Baer--one of the Slavers' horrific creations, the Bloodkin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Hughes, Monica THE GOLDEN AQUARIANS
(New York, New York): Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, (1995). 0671505432 / 9780671505431 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a vertical crease to the rear flap, but that is otherwise fine, as-new. Jacket art by Greg Couch. 
Walt Elliot goes with the father he hasn't seen in years to the planet Aqua, where he discovers that his father's project threatens the existence of a highly intelligent native species. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Key, Alexander; written and illustrated by RIVETS AND SPROCKETS
Philadelphia: The Westminister Press, (1964). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pale blue cloth stamped in black; in a very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of edge wear and mild soiling. The dust jacket is priced at $3.25. 
Juvenile science fiction/adventure novel featuring two robots, Rivets and Sprockets, and their space adventures. Alexander Key's novel ESCAPE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN was made into a popular film. Very scarce as most copies were sold to public libraries. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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15 L'Engle, Madeleine AN ACCEPTABLE TIME
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1989). 0374300275 / 9780374300272 First edition, first printing. Jacket by Charles Mikolaycak. Hardcover. Tiny dot of virtually invisible stain to upper page edges, yellow-inked initials to half-title, thus near fine, in carmine cloth with silver spine stamping; in a price-clipped, mildly age-toned, very good plus dust jacket that shows fading to spine panel. 
"For this time-slip novel, L'Engle again reaches into her bag of weird and wonderful knowledge, blending snippets of tantalizing information from a variety of disciplines--history, natural history, physics and Christian metaphysics."--PW. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 Lightner, A.M. THE SPACE GYPSIES
New York/St. Louis/San Francisco/Dusseldorf: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1974). 0070378355 / 9780070378353 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in orange boards with blue spine titles--as new; in a lightly age-toned, near fine illustrated dust jacket, that displays some fading to the spine panel. 
An unhappy, young Gypsy metallurgist, a willful, mischief-loving Gypsy girl, a space stowaway, and an extraterrestial animal that might hold the secret to a planet's survival are the protagonists in this sf space adventure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Lightner, A.M. THE SPACE GYPSIES
New York/St. Louis/San Francisco/Dusseldorf: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1974). 0070378355 / 9780070378353 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in orange boards with blue spine titles--as new; in a faintly age-toned, else as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
The search of a gypsy youth for his missing family involves him with gypsy girl and takes him to Secundus, a frontier planet doomed to catastrophe. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Lowry, Lois THE GIVER
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (copyright 1993). 0395645662 / 9780395645666 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket bearing the John Newbery Medal Sticker. 
In a world with no poverty, no crime, no sickness and no unemployment, and where every family is happy, 12-year-old Jonas discovers the disturbing truth about his utopian world. 1994 Newbery Medal Winner. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Lupoff, Richard A. THE FOREVER CITY
New York: A Byron Preiss Book/Walker and Company, (1987). 0802767427 / 9780802767424 First edition, first printing. In the Millennium Series. Hardcover. Fine, in white textured boards with purple-foil spine lettering; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated by Bob Eggleton. 
SF juvenile space adventure, in the illustrated Milennium Series. This copy SIGNED by author Lupoff. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Lupoff, Richard A. THE FOREVER CITY
New York: A Byron Preiss Book/Walker and Company, (1987). 0802767427 / 9780802767424 First edition, first printing. In the Millennium Series. Hardcover. Fine, in white textured boards with purple-foil spine lettering; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated by Bob Eggleton. 
Spaceship pilot Mariel Thanh O'Hara, humanity's greatest living scientist, Carlotta Xiang, and Alfonso Petrov head for the farthest edge of the solar system, in search of Mariel's brother, antimatter to use for energy, and a way home alive. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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