TOP 7 MOST EXPENSIVE SCI-FI BOOKS

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HOW MUCH IS A GOOD READ WORTH? FIND OUT HERE!!! THESE ARE THE TOP 7 AS OF 2015…

#7

First-Edition-Hobbit

This second impression published 1937, same year as the first. It is important for the addition of the 4 color illustrations by the author. This is the first and only early UK edition published with four of Tolkien’s color illustrations. One of only 1877 copies of the original 2300 that survived the bombing of London in November 1940. Sold for $3000

#6

brave_new_world

First edition. Limited issue; one of 324 numbered and signed copies. Sold for $3250

#5

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Signed original manuscript with corrections by the author and notations by the copy editor. The 1989 Nebula award winner for best novel, this draft was written in the third person. The author abandoned this method of writing when she found that it removed her too far from her characters. The later drafts are all written in first person. Sold for $4500

#4

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A very fine copy with a very fine dust jacket of this 1950s collection of short stories. Review slip laid in. Sold for $4500

#3

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Three first edition Gollancz hard covers and one Ace paperback of Neuromancer. The Gollancz copies are in fine, unread condition in fine unclipped dust jackets, and all are signed by Gibson. Sold for $7,500

#2

the-gunslinger

First edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by King and artist Michael Whelan. This copy, #97, sold for $7500

#1

1984

First edition, first impression of this 1949 dystopian classic. There were two versions of the dustjacket issued, one green and one red. There is no priority between them. Copies in this condition are deeply uncommon. The jacket has a nick or two at the odd corner and a trace of rub but is one of the best copies. Sold forĀ $8,258.40

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