The Preserving Machine and Other Stories

Dick, Philip K.

Published by Gollancz, 1971
ISBN 10: 0575005629 / ISBN 13: 9780575005624
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0575005629 Early hardcover, preceded only by the Science Fiction Book Club hard back. Victor Gollancz price sticker on inside front panel. Dust jacket shows some very light edgewear, is otherwise clean and bright. The boards are clean and straight, with light bumping to the corners and the top and bottom of spine. The spine is solid and firm. Interior text block has a mild must odor, but is straight and firmly attached to the spine, and free of markings. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4 in - 9 3/4 in tall. Year: 1971. First edition. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-076206

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Synopsis: First British edition of this collection of stories. Omits "What the Dead Men Say" from the 1969 Ace paperback first edition. Includes: The Preserving Machine [Dr. Rupert Labyrinth] (1953); War Game (1959); Upon the Dull Earth (1954); Roog (1953); War Veteran (1955); Top Stand-By Job [Jim Briskin] (1963); Beyond Lies the Wub (1952); We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (1966); Captive Market (1955); If There Were No Benny Cemoli (1963); Retreat Syndrome (1965); The Crawlers (1954); Oh, to Be a Blobel! (1964); Pay for the Printer (1956). This is quite a collectible book when found with a nice dust jacket.

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Title: The Preserving Machine and Other Stories
Publisher: Gollancz
Publication Date: 1971
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition

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Dick P. K.
Published by Victor Gollancz Limited (1971)
ISBN 10: 0575005629 ISBN 13: 9780575005624
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Book Description Victor Gollancz Limited, 1971. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. - 222 mm. Maroon cloth hardcover, gilt titling along spine. Pp. 252. Minor edge wear and rubbing to yellow DJ. Staining to fore edge. Foxing to top edge. Other stories include War Game, Upon the Dull Earth, Roog, War Veteran, Beyond lies the Wub, We can remember it for you wholesale, Captive Market, If there were no Benny Cemoli, Retreat Syndrome, The Crawlers, Oh, to be a Blobel! and Pay for the Printer. Overall, VG / VG. Seller Inventory # 001576

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Dick, Philip K.
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd, London (1971)
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Book Description Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1971. Original Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Boards clean and bright with very slight corner bumping. Slight creasing to top corners of pages, faint pinkish mark on the front free endpaper which also has a rough patch in the top right hand corner - where a price has been erased? Very slight edge browning but otherwise the pages are clean and unmarked. The jacket is price-clipped with a publishers price label on the front flap. The front flap also carries the trace of something regarding another book by Dick that a previous owner has been writing on a piece of paper on top of the flap. Slight edge and surface wear with light corner rubbing. First printing. Seller Inventory # 008520

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Dick, Philip K.
Published by Gollancz, London (1971)
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Book Description Gollancz, London, 1971. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st UK Hardcover Ed. 1st UK Hardcover ed. Couple of light spots on edge of title page, Near Fine in Near Fine dj with light wear at upper edge. Seller Inventory # 110729

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DICK Philip K.
Published by Gollancz, London (1971)
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Book Description Gollancz, London, 1971. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First UK Edition. Short story collection which includes We can Remember it for you Wholesale - the basis for the movie Total Recall. The book is in Near Fine condition. It has gently bumped spine ends, the text block top edge has a light tan and there are a couple of small brown marks to the fore edge. 252 pages. The jacket is also Near Fine. It has a few very minor dings to the front gutter and a hint of sunning to the top edge. Without packaging this book weighs 472 grams. Size: 222 x 146 x 24 mm. Seller Inventory # EB002752

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Dick, Philip K. ( Philip K. Dick )
Published by Gollancz, United Kingdom (1971)
ISBN 10: 0575005629 ISBN 13: 9780575005624
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Book Description Gollancz, United Kingdom, 1971. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First UK Edition. This is both the First UK and First Trade Hardcover, following the PBO and then SFBC editions. This UK edition omits the story, What the Dead Men Say, which was in the US editions. Collects the stories: The Preserving Machine, War Game, Upon the Dull Earth, Roog, War Veteran, Top Stand-By Job, Beyond Lies the Wub, We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (Total Recall), Captive Market, If There Were No Benny Cemoli, Retreat Syndrome, The Crawlers, Oh To Be A Blobel!, and Pay For the Printer. Copy appears unread. Binding is tight and boxed. No markings, minimal shelf rubbing. Pages well preserved. The dust jacket is price-clipped (common) with publisher price sticker in place. The dust jacket is stunningly crisp and free of wear, covered with a brodart. Book is preserved in an acid-free archival bag. About as close to pristine as you can get, and this book is over 45 years old. Gift or collection quality. Seller Inventory # 000979

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