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Prophetic Years 1947-1953, Anderson, Wing
1 Prophetic Years 1947-1953
Anderson, Wing
Los Angeles Kosman Press 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 234 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wing Anderson, author of "Seven Years that Change the World," prophecies the future of the world. 020090

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Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future, Asimov, Isaac
2 Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future
Asimov, Isaac
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1981 0-395-31545-X / 9780395315453 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 201 pgs. Clean silver dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Essays on the future in space, science, aging, the environment, sexuality and more by the great Isaac Asimov. 8vo. Science. 014800

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Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge, Asimov, Isaac
3 Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown 1988 0517546671 / 9780517546673 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with red cloth spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 339 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slightest hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026070

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The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001, Clarke, I. F.
4 The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001
Clarke, I. F.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Basic Books, Inc. 1979 0-465-05457-9 / 9780465054572 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with green title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 344 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which explores the expectations for the future of science and technology, through literature and science fiction. 8vo. Science. 015512

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Junior Show Jumping, Crago, Judy
5 Junior Show Jumping
Crago, Judy
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1977 0-690-01444-9 / 9780690014440 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Introduction by Bertalan de Nemethy, Jumping Coach, U.S. Equestrian Team. Guide to show jumping designed especially for young riders who are drawn to to the sport as a future profession or as an absorbing hobby. 17470

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The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future, Darnton, Robert
6 The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future
Darnton, Robert
New York Publicaffairs 2009 1586488260 / 9781586488260 Second printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, Second Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean ivory boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 218 pp. with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An in-depth examination of the book from its earliest beginnings to its shifting role today in popular culture, commerce, and academics. A book which requires readers to carefully consider how the digital revolution will broadly affect the marketplace of ideas. 019789

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The Next Million Years, Darwin, Charles Galton
7 The Next Million Years
Darwin, Charles Galton
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1952 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated Second Impression in clean original dust jacket. Immaculately clean rust brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. As new condition, no fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 210 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The distinguished natural scientist and grandson of his famous namesake, has here set himself the task of predicting the future of the human race over the course of the next million years. His conclusions, logical and inescapable as they seem, will probably shock most readers. 026224

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Apolcalypse Postponed, Eco, Umberto
8 Apolcalypse Postponed
Eco, Umberto
Bloomington and Indianapolis Indiana University Press and The British Film Institute 1994 0-253-31851-3 / 9780253318510 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 227 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of Umberto Eco's essays on mass culture from the 1960s through the 1980s, including major pieces which have not been translated into English before. Organized in four main parts, Eco looks at a variety of topics and cultural productions, including the world of Charlie Brown, distinctions between highbrow and lowbrow, the future of literacy, Chinese comic strips, whether countercultures exist, Fellini's "Ginger and Fred," and the Italian genius industry. 017522

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9 Dystopian Visions
Elwood, Roger (Editor)
Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1975 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean white boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 197 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Visions of the future...13 original stories by modern masters of science fiction. 8vo. Science Fiction. 010782

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The Lucifer Cell, Fennerton, William
10 The Lucifer Cell
Fennerton, William
New York Atheneum 1968 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean red cloth boards with metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A provocative and spellbinding political thriller, the author creates a disturbingly real society of the future which serves as a powerful warning to the present. 8vo. Fiction. 013996

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11 Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution
Fukuyama, Francis
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 2002 0-374-23643-7 / 9780374236434 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale orange boards with black spine, copper metallic lettering on cover and spine. Very light corner bump. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Science. 005941

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations, Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
12 The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations
Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bruce Publishing 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in dustjacket, presentation copy SIGNED by Katharine T. Hargrove. Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by Hargrove on front free endpaper: "Knowing you, Helmet Brownie, I trust you to understand all the joy in the past, all the happiness in the present, all the hope for the future, continues in my love - Katharine T. Hargrove." 318 pages with index. Dustjacket has small corner clip but price is still intact (6.75), light soiling (white paint brush mark near spine fold) and a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edited by Mother Katharine Hargrove, Professor of Theology at Manhattanville College in New York, the essays are cotnributed by such distinguished Jewish and Christian scholars and writers as Oscar Handlin, Jules Isaac, Thomas Merton, Guenter Lewy, James O'Gara, Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum, Dr. Joseph L. Lichten, and Robert Hoyt. 022721

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Memories of the Future, Horgan, Paul
13 Memories of the Future
Horgan, Paul
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner label on front fixed endpaper under dustjacket flap (size of return address label). No other marks. 216 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight surface wear to corners and edge of front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean and solid collectible copy. 8vo. Fiction. 012444

Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Origins
Leakey, Richard E.
New York E. P. Dutton 1978 0-525-17194-0 / 9780525171942 3rd Printing Hardbound Very Good++ Fine Jacket 
264 pgs. VG++ in Fine DJ Very clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No wear or bumping to boards, binding is tight & square, pages clean and bright. Small P/O name on front free endpaper. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. What new discoveries reveal about the emergence of our species and its possible future. 9-3/4" x 9-1/4". Ancient History. 003911

Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Flight Into Space - The Facts, Fancies and Philosophy
Leonard, Jonathan Norton
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver saucer shape on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers, with very brief previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper (short one liner). 307 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Written by the science editor of TIME Magazine, authoritative book in its time which separated facts of space flight from theories and fictions, and discusses the possibilities for the future of space flight. 017622

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16 Science, Prophecy and Prediction: Man's Effort to Foretell the Future, From Babylon to Wall Street
Lewinsohn, Richard
New York Bell Publishing Co. 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
318 pgs. VG in VG DJ - new mylar cover. Very clean blue cloth book. Binding tight & square. No names or writing inside. Dustjacket is unchipped but has some light rubbing and a little wear to corners.Prophecy. 003049

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The History of Bees: A Novel, Maja Lunde
17 The History of Bees: A Novel
Maja Lunde
New York Touchstone (Simon & Schuster) 2017 1501161377 / 9781501161377 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing with full number line in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 340 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Debut novel that is sweeping in scope but intimate in detail. A tale of three eras--the long past, the tenuous present, and the biologically damned future--and how it is strung on the fragile hope of the survival of bees. 026686

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A Regimental Affair, Mallinson, Allan
18 A Regimental Affair
Mallinson, Allan
Bantam Press 2001 0593043758 / 9780593043752 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
As new condition, SIGNED by the author. First Edition, First printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean, unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Signed by the author on the title page: "Allan Mallinson". 326 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in mylar cover. Third installment of Captain Matthew Hervey's adventures. The year is 1817. In the 6th Light Dragoons, things are not as they were. There is a new commanding officer - rich, vain, arrogant and cruel. Hervey's personal life is about to change as he marries Lady Henrietta Lindsay - a relationship that will profoundly shape his future. 025924

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Days of Wrath, Malraux, Andre
19 Days of Wrath
Malraux, Andre
New York Random House 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Very clean rust brown cloth boards with gold and black title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "First Printing" stated on copyright page. No book club markings. 174 pgs. Striking illustrated dustjacket with two Nazi flags and three men saluting them; unclipped (no price on jacket), some very shallow edge chipping, wear to spine folds, closed tear along front spine fold migrating across center spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel of a Communist prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp, his escape through a comrade's sacrifice, his nearly fatal flight across Europe, his reunion with his wife and child, and his attempt to pierce the veiled future. Some of Malraux's finest writing. 018432

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20 Submarine: The Ultimate Naval Weapon - Its Past, Present & Future
Middleton, Drew
Playboy Press 1976 0-87223-472-X / 9780872234727 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray boards with blue cloth spine, silver and red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/4 x 8". Military. 009622

Price: 18.00 USD
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