Robotics

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Design For a Brain

Design For a Brain

by W Ross Ashby

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Robot Technology Volume 4

by Francois, Et Al L'Hote

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Robot Vision

by Berthold K P Horn

Robotics Books & Ephemera

Introduction To Robotics

Introduction To Robotics

by Vukobratovic, Miomir

Robots and Robotology

Robots and Robotology

by Warring, R H

THE ROBOT'S TWILIGHT COMPANION

THE ROBOT'S TWILIGHT COMPANION

by Daniel, Tony

[Urbana, IL]: Golden Gryphon Press, 1999. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects nine stories, including "The Robot's Twilight Companion." A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#157705)
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$25.00
I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC! STORIES ..

I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC! STORIES ..

by Bradbury, Ray

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects eighteen stories. Includes three machine stories: "Night Call, Collect," "I Sing the Body Electric!" and "The Lost City of Mars." Just a hint of sunning to top edge of binding, a fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. A very nice copy and elusive in this condition. (#158264)
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$75.00
GUNDAM MOBILE SUIT VOLUME II [i.e., III]: CONFRONTATION. Translated by Frederik L. Schodt

GUNDAM MOBILE SUIT VOLUME II [i.e., III]: CONFRONTATION. Translated by Frederik L. Schodt

by Tomino, Yoshiyuki

New York: Ballantine Books, 1991. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition in English. Ballantine Books 35740. Third book of the first trilogy of SF novels based on the Japanese animated television series which first aired in 1979. War between the Federation of Earth and their rebellious off-world colonies fought in space with human-operated giant humanoid-shaped spaceships called "Mobile Suits." A fine copy. (#146320)
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$25.00
Cyberspace: First Steps

Cyberspace: First Steps

by Benedikt, Michael, ed

Cambridge: MIT Press, 1991. First printing. Cloth. Fine in a very good+ lightly rubbed dust jacket.. 436 pp. Sm. 4to. Focuses on the theoretical and conceptual issues involved in the design, use, and effects of virtual environments.
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$25.00
WHEN THE GREAT DAYS COME

WHEN THE GREAT DAYS COME

by Dozois, Gardner

N.p.: [Gaithersburg, MD?]: Prime Books, 2011. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. Collects eighteen stories with introduction by Robert Silverberg. This emotionally moving collection of Dozois's recent writing and a selection of his best earlier pieces -- including his two Nebula winners, "The Peacemaker" and "Morning Child" -- is a valuable reminder that the renowned ASIMOV'S editor and anthologist also continues, if sporadically, to write significant fiction. Trade paperback format. A fine copy. (#145594)
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$25.00
ULTIMATE IRON MAN VOLUME 1 ..

ULTIMATE IRON MAN VOLUME 1 ..

by Card, Orson Scott

[New York: Marvel Publishing Inc., 2006. Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. A graphic novel illustrated in full-color. Collects the first five issues of ULTIMATE IRON MAN. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#145786)
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$25.00
ROBOTS HAVE NO TAILS

ROBOTS HAVE NO TAILS

by Padgett, Lewis (pseudonym of Henry Kuttner and Catherine Lucile Moore)

New York: Gnome Press Inc., 1952. Octavo, boards. First edition. A collection of five linked stories featuring Gallegher, an alcoholic inventor, first published in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION in the 1940s. "Amusing adventures of Gallegher, who is capable of inventing fantastic devices only when he is drunk. He has a robot sidekick. All very silly, but they were regarded as among the best humorous SF of their day." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 309. Anatomy... Read more
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$250.00
IN DEEP

IN DEEP

by Knight, Damon

[New York]: A Berkley Medallion Book published by Berkley Publishing Corporation, 1963. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Berkley Medallion F760. Collects eight science fiction stories originally published in magazines between 1951 and 1960. Includes, "Stranger Station" in which "Man-machine affinity emerges in the presence of something truly alien." - Mowshowitz, p. 319. "The Country of the Kind" depicts a society unwilling to inflict physical pain or imprisonment." - Sargent. Anatomy... Read more
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$25.00
AELITA. EIN MARSROMAN. Deutsch von Alexander Eliasberg

AELITA. EIN MARSROMAN. Deutsch von Alexander Eliasberg

by Tolstoi, Alexei N

München: Allgemeine Verlagsanstalt, 1924. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-255 [256: blank], original decorated red boards with leather shelf back, elaborately stamped in gold. First edition in German. An interplanetary novel first published as a three-part serial in RED VIRGIN SOIL, from November/December 1922 through March/April 1923. "Two Russians fly to Mars and participate in a worker's revolution." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 28-32. The basis for the first Russian SF film, Aelita (1924),... Read more
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$250.00
RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA

RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA

by Clarke, Arthur C

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1973. Octavo, boards. First edition. Winner of the 1973 Nebula and 1974 Hugo awards for best novel. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, 1974. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-253. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1759-63. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#138775)
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$650.00
BATTLE ON MERCURY by Erik van Lhin [pseudonym] ..

BATTLE ON MERCURY by Erik van Lhin [pseudonym] ..

by Del Rey, Lester, writing as "Erik Van Lhin

Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, 1953. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. Once believed to be an advance issue or uncorrected proof, this later paperbound issue may have been prepared for use at U.S. Military base libraries or perhaps was a remainder issue. The book is made up of first edition sheets complete with the illustrated Schomburg end papers enclosed in stiff paper... Read more
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$75.00
THE VIEW FROM THE STARS

THE VIEW FROM THE STARS

by Miller, Walter M., Jr

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1965. Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. Collects nine stories. Includes "I, Dreamer," in which a human baby's brain growing in a computer is taught to operate a spaceship, and "Dumb Waiter," where robot police still patrol a deserted computer-operated city long after a war has destroyed civilization. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-767. Small area of light discoloration on front cover (removal of a "Boots" label), else a fine copy in near fine dust... Read more
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$200.00
QI: The Quest for Intelligence

QI: The Quest for Intelligence

by Warwick, Kevin

London: Piatkus. 2000. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].. Very Good + in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 231 pages. A revolutionary investigation into human, animal and artifical intelligence . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$20.00
THE CANOPY OF TIME

THE CANOPY OF TIME

by Aldiss, Brian W[ilson]

London: Faber and Faber, 1959. Octavo, boards. First edition. A short story collection issued later in the U.S. in a different format as GALAXIES LIKE GRAINS OF SAND (1960). Includes "All the World's Tears," a post-catastrophe authoritarian dystopia and "But Who Can Replace a Man," artificial intelligence story. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-8. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 264. Bookplate of collector Stephen J. Takacs affixed to the front paste-down. Lower spine end... Read more
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$150.00
I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC! STORIES ..

I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC! STORIES ..

by Bradbury, Ray

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed and dated 30 August 1996 on the front free endpaper by Bradbury. Collects eighteen stories. Just a hint fading to cloth at edges, red "H" stamped on front free endpaper, a nearly fine copy in fine dust jacket with small crease to lower edge of front flap. (#140690)
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$100.00
INVASION OF THE ROBOTS

INVASION OF THE ROBOTS

by Elwood, Roger (editor)

New York: Paperback Library, 1965. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Paperback Library 52-519 Collects eight stories by Isaac Asimov, Henry Kuttner, Jack Williamson, Richard Matheson, Philip K. Dick, Robert Bloch, Lester del Rey, and Eric Frank Russell. Cover edges rubbed, a bright, very good copy. (#142784)
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$25.00
GLÄSERNE BIENEN

GLÄSERNE BIENEN

by Jünger, Ernst (Ernst Juenger)

Stuttgart: Ernst Klett Verlag, 1957. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-180, stiff wrappers with printed paper overlay. First edition, first printing. A short allegorical novel about the creation and use of robot bees to gather honey. An important German negative utopian work that examines the catastrophic consequences of technology. "The novel deals with the historical transition between monarchy and modern industrial society ... Jünger perceives the new age as a violation of the integrity of the individual ...... Read more
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$100.00
TEN FROM INFINITY [by] Ivar Jorgensen [pseudonym]

TEN FROM INFINITY [by] Ivar Jorgensen [pseudonym]

by Fairman, Paul W., writing as "Ivar Jorgensen

Derby, Connecticut: Monarch Books, 1963. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Monarch Books 297. Secret agent Brent Taber must battle ten identical androids who have come to Earth as an advance guard of an alien invasion. Reginald 05005. A nearly fine, unread copy. Cover art by Ralph Brillhart. (#143819)
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$25.00
ROBOTS: THE RECENT A. I.

ROBOTS: THE RECENT A. I.

by Horton, Rich and Sean Wallace (editors)

N.p.: [Rockville, MD?]: Prime Books, 2012. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. Collects eighteen stories by Cory Doctorow, Robert Reed, Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente. An excellent selection of A. I. fiction first published electronically and in SF magazines between 2002 and 2011. Trade paperback format. A fine copy. (#164698)
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$25.00
THE CUNNING BLOOD

THE CUNNING BLOOD

by Duntemann, Jeff

Deerfield, Illinois: ISFIC Press, 2005. Octavo, boards. First edition. An interplanetary novel of hi-tech political intrigue involving nanotechnology. The hero, Peter Novilio, is exiled from Earth to a distant prison planet (nicknamed "Hell") where tiny machines subvert electrical conductors, keeping civilization there in a pre-electric state. But Peter, forced into the roll of spying on the planet's would-be rebels, is a member of an outlawed secret society whose members have in their veins a... Read more
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$65.00
MORTAL ENGINES. Translated from the Polish and with an introduction by Michael Kandel

MORTAL ENGINES. Translated from the Polish and with an introduction by Michael Kandel

by Lem, Stanislaw

New York: The Seabury Press, 1977. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Collects fourteen stories. A major collection of Lem's cybernetic fiction translated into English. Warrick, The Cybernetic Imagination in Science Fiction, pp.193-8. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of wear at top edge of front panel and mild scuffs to black ink background on rear panel. (#95119)
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$75.00
THE BEST OF LESTER DEL REY. Introduction by Frederik Pohl

THE BEST OF LESTER DEL REY. Introduction by Frederik Pohl

by Del Rey, Lester

New York: Ballantine Books, 1978. Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition, first printing with code "I 42" on page 332. Collects sixteen stories, with introduction by Frederik Pohl and afterword by Del Rey. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#145626)
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$25.00
BEYOND HUMAN: LIVING WITH ROBOTS AND CYBORGS

BEYOND HUMAN: LIVING WITH ROBOTS AND CYBORGS

by Benford, Gregory and Elisabeth Malartre

New York: Forge, 2007. Octavo, pp. 272, boards. First edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#157472)
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$25.00
RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA

RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA

by Clarke, Arthur C

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1973. Octavo, boards. First edition. Winner of the 1973 Nebula and 1974 Hugo awards for best novel. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, 1974. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-253. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1759-63. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#148629)
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$650.00
Robotic technology, principles and practice

Robotic technology, principles and practice

by Werner G. Holzbock; Jack D. Lane (Foreword)

Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good. Better than rated! Seller's image, know what you are getting! Pre-packing weight is 2 lb. 0.9 oz . ORIGINAL, NOT A REPRINT OR PHOTOCOPY!! Has Dust Jacket with 1 label, broadart cover attached with tape to covers and End Papers. Possible Light wear to volume covers. Pocket and stamp to back of Rear Free End Page and stamp to rear of Title Page. CLEAN TEXT! See Picture! The Copyright date is 1986 for this 1986 1st Printing. This... Read more
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$10.00