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    Thanks everyone.

    Ellison is far better known for his short fiction and his essays and opinions than his novels, which are very few. Try 'A Boy and His Dog' or 'I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream'. If you hate those, you won't like Ellison. I disagreed with some of his stuff, but not much. He was very intelligent and a whiz at writing, never used a computer and always typed everything on, I believe, an Olympia typewriter. I think Asimov always used a typewriter too. THE GLASS TEAT and THE OTHER GLASS TEAT are great jibes at television. Not as relevant as when they were written, but highly readable.
    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    CONGRATS !!!

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    Thanks Frank.

    And now, JUST when you thought it was safe to enter the library again, Hodder & Stoughton terrifies you with yet ANOTHER edition of THE OUTSIDER (the one in the middle), the only edition with the scary (shiver!) entity on the page edges:

    EDIT - Except the proof, of course. I knew that though, really! Why doesn't anyone believe me!


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    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ur2ndbiggestfan View Post
    And now, JUST when you thought it was safe to enter the library again, Hodder & Stoughton terrifies you with yet ANOTHER edition of THE OUTSIDER (the one in the middle), the only edition with the scary (shiver!) entity on the page edges:
    Well... technically, the proof already had that
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    Quote Originally Posted by herbertwest View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by ur2ndbiggestfan View Post
    And now, JUST when you thought it was safe to enter the library again, Hodder & Stoughton terrifies you with yet ANOTHER edition of THE OUTSIDER (the one in the middle), the only edition with the scary (shiver!) entity on the page edges:
    Well... technically, the proof already had that
    Well, gosh darn it, gee whiz all to heck! I don't have the proof, but I want one!
    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    I had one... sorry.
    Maybe Ari will be able to help you out
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    If I am not mistaken, Mike P. also has or had one.

    Great picture, Steve, I always enjoy seeing a lot of editions of the same book together.

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    As soon as the price of the proofs (US and UK) come down to ten bucks or so, I'm all over them!
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    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ur2ndbiggestfan View Post
    Thanks Frank.

    And now, JUST when you thought it was safe to enter the library again, Hodder & Stoughton terrifies you with yet ANOTHER edition of THE OUTSIDER (the one in the middle), the only edition with the scary (shiver!) entity on the page edges:

    EDIT - Except the proof, of course. I knew that though, really! Why doesn't anyone believe me!


    Great group!!

    Do you mind sharing the ISBN of the Hodder & Stoughton in the middle?

    I've been looking for the proof with the silhouette on the page edge since someone first posted it here but haven't been able to find a copy. I only know about it because of this site and have never seen it available anywhere... I know it's numbered and limited to I think 300(?) copies. If I'm not going to be able to find the proof I'd like to have the Hodder & Stoughton version at least!
    Please help me find:
    RED SNAKESKIN HORNS
    from Suntup Editions

    The Citadel of the Autarch, #100
    Chimera II
    from Centipede Press

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    Like, no way am I going to tell you the ISBN number is 978-1-473-67639-8 and that it's available from The Book Depository for $9.44, free shipping. So just forget about it, okay?
    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Well even if you did, I definitely wouldn't have just ordered one right now, so there
    Please help me find:
    RED SNAKESKIN HORNS
    from Suntup Editions

    The Citadel of the Autarch, #100
    Chimera II
    from Centipede Press

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    Mine came in a ripped mailer, but the book was still good. That usually does NOT happen with The Book Depository. I've always (except once but they made good on it) had good luck with them.
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    Oh, why oh why don't I have yet another edition of THE COLORADO KID by that obscure author, Stephen King!?!

    But...WAIT! I do, I DO have another edition of THE COLORADO KID by Sting, I mean King! The brand new, lavishly illustrated even BETTER edition of THE COLORADO KID. My quest is almost over!



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    At the bottom of your first picture, the two without jackets.

    Did they release the three without jackets?

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    There are all 3 with no jackets (spring came and they took off their jackets!). If memory serves, these were done in 2010 in an edition of 100 copies each.
    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ur2ndbiggestfan View Post
    There are all 3 with no jackets (spring came and they took off their jackets!). If memory serves, these were done in 2010 in an edition of 100 copies each.
    Ahhhh....thanks.

    Ralph
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    Got some more peachy-keen Ellison stuff.
    This is an unnumbered Broken Glass broadside:

    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    More Ellison, posters from his two Kicks Books releases:

    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Great posters!

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    VERY NICE NEW STUFF !!!

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    Really cool posters
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    Thank U awl 4 the comments.

    CARI MORA is out in the UK from Heinemann in trade paperback already. I don't know if this is the true first printing as it is not due out in the US until next Tuesday, as I haven't been to a bookstore:

    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Sweet!!!! Can't wait to get my copy
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    Quote Originally Posted by ur2ndbiggestfan View Post
    Thank U awl 4 the comments.

    CARI MORA is out in the UK from Heinemann in trade paperback already. I don't know if this is the true first printing as it is not due out in the US until next Tuesday, as I haven't been to a bookstore:

    Hopefully Harris rebounds nicely from Hannibal Rising. He is so good. Usually worth the wait.

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