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    John Brunner Book Group (Various, 1955-83). Here's another remarkable group of books from award-winning Science Fiction author John Brunner's personal collection. Most have a bookplate with a clever cartoon of John trying to hold back his many literary creations come to life. Included in this group are hardcover editions of the following: The Wrong End of Time; The Shockwave Rider; Bedlam Planet; Quicksand; The Crucible of Time; and The Overlords of War by Gerard Klein, translated from French by Brunner. Also, there's a signed copy of New Worlds Science Fiction V13#38 with Brunner's short story Fiery Pillar (credited to K. Houston Brunner). Condition of the books (most are first editions) averages at FN, with the pulp grading at VG.

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    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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