By Arthur Conan Doyle, edited by William S. Baring-Gould
First single-volume edition of Baring-Gould's annotated and indexed edition of Doyle's four novels and fifty-six short stories, extensively illustrated with maps, diagrams, photographs, and drawings by Doyle, Sidney Paget, Frederic Dorr Steele, and numerous others.
By George R.R. Martin and Vernor Vinge, introduced by James Frenkel
Illustrated double edition of these two massively influential SF novellas from the dawning age of the personal computer, published to considerable acclaim years before Vinge and Martin would enjoy the mass popular successes of A FIRE UPON THE DEEP and A GAME OF THRONES, respectively.
By Ursula K. Le Guin, edited and with introductions by Susan Wood
First paperback edition of Le Guin's massively influential collected critical essays, including her "From Elfland to Poughkeepsie," "Science Fiction and Mrs. Brown," and "Is Gender Necessary?," followed by Jeff Levin's thorough bibliographical checklist.
Scarce first edition of Saunders's groundbreaking first novel, set in a heavily researched alternate Africa and starring one of the first Black heroes in the grimly Eurocentric genre of contemporary sword & sorcery.
First printing of this Playboy Press paperback, in which the heroine is a surgeon at the Navy's Center for Medical Aerospace Research — riffing in its packaging on the genre of the medical romance, but decidedly not one itself.
By Michael Moorcock, illustrated by Michael Foreman
Signed first printing of this collection of letters from SF legend Michael Moorcock to his friend and fellow legend J. G. Ballard, detailing Moorcock's impression of various aspects of West Coast life.
Lovely signed limited first edition of Farmer's Shasta Science-Fiction Prize-winning novel, written in 1952 but not published until some thirty years later due to unscrupulous publisher shenanigans and the vagaries of fate.
Edited by Martin Harry Greenberg and Carol-Lynn Rössel Waugh
First printing of this anthology of new Sherlock Holmes stories by Stephen King, Stuart Kaminsky, Lillian de la Torre, and others, published on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the detective's first appearance in print.