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"JOSEPH WELLS. FROM HIS AFFECTIONATE SON": WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES, 1899, FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY H.G. WELLS TO HIS FATHER

WELLS, H.G. When the Sleeper Wakes. London and New York, 1899.

First edition of Wells’ “robust futuristic romance” of revolution, inscribed on the half title by the author to his father, “Joseph Wells. From his affectionate son. H.G. Wells.” $18,000.

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KING KONG, INSCRIBED BY FAY WRAY

(WRAY, Fay) WALLACE, Edgar) (COOPER, Merien C.) LOVELACE, Delos W. King Kong. New York, 1932.

First edition, first issue, of the novelization of King Kong, a stunning association copy boldly inscribed and presented on the half title by the actress who made film history, "For Pete Begaslawski, Fay Wray." Her performance in the film has become "the stuff of movie legend," and the film reigns as "the classic monster movie… one of the great mythopoeic works of the 20th century." Published months before the film's premiere, an exceptional copy in colorful first issue dust jacket. $17,000.

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"MY FAVORITE OF MY OWN BOOKS": FIRST EDITION OF LORD OF LIGHT, INSCRIBED BY ROGER ZELAZNY

ZELAZNY, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, 1967.

First edition of the paramount Hugo Award-winning novel by Zelazny—"a storyteller without peer" (George R.R. Martin)— inscribed on the title page, "To Bob S— My favorite of my own books. Roger Zelazny," a splendid copy. $7900.

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“THE MAN IN BLACK FLED ACROSS THE DESERT,AND THE GUNSLINGER FOLLOWED”

KING, Stephen. Dark Tower, Books I – VII (complete set). West Kingston, Rhode Island and Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, 1982-2004. Together, seven volumes. First trade editions of all seven books in Stephen King's Dark Tower series, including the scarce first book, issued in a first printing of only 10,000 copies. Each book with full-page color illustrations. $7000.

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“WHEN YOU PLAY A GAME OF THRONES YOU WIN OR DIE”

MARTIN, George R.R. Song of Ice and Fire (i.e., Game of Thrones: Set of 5 novels). New York, 1996-2011. Five volumes.

First editions of the first five novels in Martin’s “Song of Ice and Fire”—“one of the best fantasy series ever written”—inscribed and signed by the author "To Steve, May your winters be short, your summers bountiful" on the half title of A Game of Thrones; "To Drew, Enjoy the feast" on the half title of A Feast for Crows; and "To Linda, with all good wishes" on the half title of A Storm of Swords. A Clash of Kings and A Dance with Dragons are each signed by Martin on the title page. $6500.

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ONE OF ONLY 26 COPIES SIGNED BY RAY BRADBURY AND ARTIST HANS BURKHARDT

(BURKHARDT, Hans) BRADBURY, Ray. Man Dead? Then God Is Slain! Northridge, 1977.

Signed limited first edition, entirely withheld from sale, number 10 of only 26 copies signed by Ray Bradbury and award-winning artist Hans Burkhardt, featuring Bradbury's poem and five prints signed and numbered by Burkhardt, together on ten folio leaves of elegant Arches paper. $3800.

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FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST SUPERMAN NOVEL

LOWTHER, George. Adventures of Superman. New York, 1942.

First edition of the first novel starring Superman—"strong and invincible, nemesis of evil-doers"—illustrated by the character's co-creator Joe Shuster with four full-page color plates and numerous black-and-white illustrations. $3000.

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