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1 Bishop, MichaelApartheid, Superstrings, And Mordecai Thubana. 13113
Axolotl Press: Seattle. 1989.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
90 page novella: introduction by Lewis Shiner. 970 copies printed (500 were paperbound) of which this is one of 300 numbered clothbound copies signed by Bishop and introducer Lewis Shiner.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

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2 Bishop, MichaelBlooded On Arachne. 04621
Arkham House: Sauk City, Wisconsin. 1982.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Short story collection: 334 pages.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

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3 Bishop, MichaelStolen Faces. 16456
Harper & Row: NY. 1977.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SF novel.

''STOLEN FACES (1977), again set on an alien planet, darkly offers a culture so diseased that its inhabitants must designate themselves through gross mutilations; but where some sf writers at the end of the twentieth century might embrace the Commedia dell'Arte implications of this sort of ''decadence'', Bishop treats his material with humanist reserve'' (John Clute/Enyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition).


Faint spotting along page edges, else a fine copy in a VG dustjacket.

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4 Bishop, MichaelTransfigurations. 05047
Victor Gollancz: London. 1980.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Novel expanded from the novella ''Death and Designation Among the Asadi,'' a Nebula Award finalist. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-53.

''he wrote a series of novels, which are a complex and sometimes moving analyses of alien cultures: the finest of these anthropology-based interrogatory tales is TRANSFIGURATIONS (1973 Worlds of If as ''Death and Designation among the Asadi''; fixup 1979), where the colonizing impact of a ''superior'' culture upon less technologically advanced natives is complexly contrasted - in a story which owes much to Joseph Conrad - with the recursive unknowableness of the Other'' (John Clute/Encycledia of SF).


A little light spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.

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5 Bishop, MichaelTransfigurations. 23337
Berkley Putnam: NY. 1979.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Novel expanded from the novella ''Death and Designation Among the Asadi,'' a Nebula Award finalist. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-53.

''(a series of) complex and sometimes moving analyses of alien cultures: the finest of these anthropology-based interrogatory tales is Transfigurations (1973 Worlds of If as ''Death and Designation among the Asadi''; fixup 1979), where the colonizing impact of a ''superior'' culture upon less technologically advanced natives is complexly contrasted -- in a story which owes much to Joseph Conrad -- with the recursive unknowableness of the Other'' (John Clute/Encycledia of SF).


Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.

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6 Bishop, MichaelTransfigurations. 06772
Berkley Putnam: NY. 1979.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Novel expanded from the novella ''Death and Designation Among the Asadi,'' a Nebula Award finalist. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-53.

''complex and sometimes moving analyses of alien cultures: the finest of these anthropology-based interrogatory tales is TRANSFIGURATIONS (1973 Worlds of If as ''Death and Designation among the Asadi''; fixup 1979), where the colonizing impact of a ''superior'' culture upon less technologically advanced natives is complexly contrasted -- in a story which owes much to Joseph Conrad - with the recursive unknowableness of the Other'' (John Clute/Encycledia of SF).


Fine copy in a VG dustjacket with soiling to rear cover and edge wear.

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7 Watson, Ian (& Michael Bishop)Under Heaven's Bridge (inscribed & dated by Ian Watson).. 17380
Victor Gollancz: London. 1980.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SF novel. INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED (17th April 1981) BY THE AUTHOR.

''Under Heaven's Bridge (dated 1980 but 1981) with Michael Bishop shows the flavour of the latter writer's mind as its protagonist investigates an alien culture in terms more relevant to Anthropology than Watson would alone have been inclined to employ'' (John Clute & Peter Nicholls/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition).


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

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8 Bishop, MichaelWhite Powder Poem. 32909
The Bellevue Press: NY. 1977.
First edition.
Postcard.
Short poem printed as a postcard: part of a series of poems by various sf writers edited by Jack Dann and issued by the The Bellevue Press in the 1970's. The authors were Ursula K. Le Guin (two poems), Thomas Disch, Michael Bishop. Sonya Dorman, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Brian W. Aldiss, and Jack Dann (two poems).

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9 di Filippo, Paul (& Michael Bishop, writing together as "Philip Lawson"))Would It Kill You To Smile? (inscribed by the author). 29224
Longstreet Press: GA. 1998.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Thriller. INSCRIBED BY PAUL DI FILIPPO.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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