Utopian & Dystopian
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VA: The Great Courses, 2017. CD-ROM.
Lacks guidebook. Near fine.
Includes all 12 discs in original publisher's cases. 24 total lectures, each 30 minutes. "Can literature change our real world society? At its foundation, utopian and dystopian fiction asks a few seemingly simple questions aimed at doing just that. Who.....
. Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1889. Reprint. Soft Cover.
Early reprint ('Three hundred and ninety-third thousand'). Spine lightly creased, minor loss from wrappers along spine head & foot, very faint stain to top of page ridge with associated minor wave to page corners.
v, 337,  pp. Publisher advertisement follows.....
Chicago: F.J. Schulte & Company, 1891. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
2nd printing, released one year after first edition. Boards slightly rubbed, paper along front hinge split, hinge itself holding strongly, pages toned.
367 pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & decoration. One of the first dystopian novels written in the.....
New York: Del Rey / Ballantine Books, 1991. 2nd Printing. Mass Market Paperback.
2nd printing. Spine cocked, slightly creased and faded.
179 pp. "The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen. Guy Montag is a fireman. His.....
New York: Harper, 1989. Mass Market Paperback.
Holepunch to rear wrapper, inner wrapper toned, tiny smudge to ridge.
Aldous Huxley's profoundly important classic of world literature, Brave New World is a searching vision of an unequal, technologically-advanced future where humans are genetically bred, socially indoctrinated, and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively.....
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Two tiny closed tears along top jacket edge.
184 pp. Carl Berkowitz jacket art. Inspiration for two film adaptations, winner of the Locus Award, nominee for Hugo, Nebula (Le Guin is one of very few authors to win.....
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2017. Mayer, Bill. Limited Edition. Full-Leather.
Limited edition, one of 1200 copies. Signed by Bill Mayer without inscription on limitation page.
218 pp. Brown full leather, gilt and green titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 10 tipped in color.....
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2004. Freas, Frank Kelly. Full-Leather.
Minimal fray to end of ribbon marker, blank publisher bookplate laid in.
xvi, 118 pp. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Kim Stanley Robinson, color frontispiece.....
New York: Katherine Tegen Books, 2012. Reprint. Hard Cover.
Reprint. An exceptional copy.
As war surges in the factions of dystopian Chicago all around her, Tris attempts to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1978. Jones, George H. First Edition. Full-Leather.
First edition. Small blemish to rear board corner.
315,  pp. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by George H. Jones. A pre/post-apocalyptic focused on.....