John Brunner. Lot of 13 First Editions, Many Signed, Most from Brunner's Personal Library. Initially known for writing conventional space opera, Brunner began experimenting with the novel form, going on to win the 1969 Hugo Award for Stand on Zanzibar and the 1971 British Science Fiction Award for The Jagged Orbit (offered here). Brunner's best-known work, The Shockwave Rider, is also offered in this collection.

    Lot includes: The Crucible of Time. 1988. Brunner's personal copy with his bookplate. The Shockwave Rider. 1975. Brunner's personal copy. The Stone that Never Came Down. 1973. Brunner's personal copy. From This Day Forward. 1972. Brunner's personal copy; inscribed and signed. Honky in the Woodpile. 1971. Brunner's personal copy; inscribed and signed. The Wrong End of Time. 1971. Brunner's personal copy. The Jagged Orbit. 1969. A Plague on Both Your Causes. 1969. Brunner's personal copy; inscribed and signed. Double, Double. 1969. Brunner's personal copy. Timescoop. 1969. Brunner's personal copy. Age of Miracles. 1965. Telepathist. 1964. Inscribed and signed. and Into the Slave Nebula. 1960. Brunner's personal copy. All octavo with dust jackets and ranging in condition from fine to very fine. A thorough personal review of this lot is recommended.

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    February, 2008
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