Items for the Fan Funds auction at Worldcon

The following were donated from Art Widner’s estate by his family. Tom Becker transported them to the Bay Area and I am sending most of these to the Worldcon for auction. If you’ll be there, please bid!

Hardcovers

Cecelia Holland

Floating Worlds

Knopf

1976

HC 1st

Good

Slight wear and small tears on dust jacket. Discoloration due to dust.

Norton Juster

The Phantom Toolbooth

Random House

1961

HC

Very Good

Slight wear on dust jacket

Book club edition

Kim Stanley Robinson

Red Mars

Bantam

1993

HC 1st

Very Good

Slight wear on dust jacket

Nebula and BSFA award winner

Kim Stanley Robinson

Green Mars

Bantam

1994

HC 1st

Very Good

Slight wear on dust jacket

Hugo and Locus award winner

Kim Stanley Robinson

Blue Mars

Bantam

1996

HC 1st

Very Good

Slight wear on dust jacket

Hugo and Locus award winner

Kim Stanley Robinson

The Martians

Bantam

1999

HC

Very Good

Bent edges on dust jacket. Slight creasing on interior pages.

Kim Stanley Robinson

The Years of Rice and Salt

Bantam

2002

HC 1st

Fine

Locus award winner

Robert Sheckley

Dimensions of Sheckley

Selected Novels of Robert Sheckley

NESFA Press

2002

HC

Fine

Contains: Immortality, Inc., The Journey of Joenes, Mindswap, Dimension of Miracles, The Minotaur Maze.

Dust jacket illustration by Bob Eggleton

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus (The 1818 Text)

Edited, with variant readings, an introduction and notes, by James Rieger

Bobbs-Merril

1974

HC 1st

Good

Dust jacket worn and slightly torn. Highlighting in the text and comments in the margins. This probably was Art’s teaching copy. Includes Art’s photocopy of an essay “Frankenstein Descending” with highlighting and notes by Art.

Cordwainer Smith

The Rediscovery of Man

The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith

NESFA Press

1993

HC 1st

Fine

Dust jacket art by Jack Gaughan

Norman Spinrad

Bug Jack Barron

Walker and Co.

1969

HC

Good

Signed to Art Widner, 1979.

Nebula and Hugo nominee

Olaf Stapledon

Odd John

Science Fiction Book Club

1954

HC

Good

No dust jacket (if there ever was one)

Book club edition

Originally published 1935

John Taine

Quayle’s Invention

Dutton

1927

HC 1st

Good

Dust jacket faded, worn and torn

John Taine

The Greatest Adventure

Dutton

1929

HC 2nd

Good

No dust jacket

John Taine

The Time Stream

Buffalo

1946

HC

Very Good

Slight wear and small tears on dust jacket.

Reprint of 1931 original

Stanley G. Weinbaum

The New Adam

Ziff-Davis

1939

HC 1st

Good

Dust jacket worn and torn. Discoloration due to dust.

H. G. Wells

The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, also Selected Short Stories

Platt & Munk

1963

HC

Fair

Dust jacket worn and torn. Phrases highlighted in the text. Comments in margins.

Paperbacks

A. Bertram Chandler

Kelly Country

Penguin Books Australia

1983

PB 1st

Very Good

Faded on spine

Frank Clune

Ned Kelly

Angus & Robertson

1980

PB

Very Good

Adapted from The Kelly Hunters, 1954. First published in PB as Ned Kelly’s Last Stand, 1962.

Theodora Kroeber

Ishi, Last of His Tribe

Bantam

1978

PB

Good

Cover folded and slightly worn.

Classic biography of a California Indian written by Ursula K. Le Guin’s mom.

David Langford

The Space Eater

Timescape

1983

PB 1st

Good

Cover folded and worn

Locus award nominee for Best First Novel

Vonda N. McIntyre

The Exile Waiting

Fawcett

1976

PB 1st

Very Good

Slight wear, marks on cover

Nebula and Locus award winner

Vonda N. McIntyre

Starfarers

Ace

1989

PB 1st

Very Good

Slight wear on spine. Pen mark on last page.

1st of 4 in a series.

Signed to Art Widner, 1991

Vonda N. McIntyre

Transition

Ace

1991

PB 1st

Fine

2nd of 4 in a series.

Signed to Art Widner, 1991

Joanna Russ

And Chaos Died

Ace

1970

PB 1st

Very Good

Joanna Russ

The Female Man

Bantam

1973

PB 1st

Very Good

James Tiptree, Jr. award winner (retrospective)

Joanna Russ

We Who Are About To…

Dell

1977

PB 1st

Very Good

Fanzines

Flabbergasting #27

July, 1963

Burnett R. Toskey

SAPS Mailing 64

Wabe #7

February, 2005

Jae Leslie Adams, Bill Bodden, Tracy Benton

Littlebrook 4

January, 2005

Jerry Kaufman and Suzanne Tompkins

A Bear Went Over the Mountain #2

February/March, 2005

Chaz Boston Baden

Vegas Fandom Weekly #14

February 22, 2005

Arnie Katz

Crazy From the Heat #3

February, 2005

Aileen Forman and Joyce Katz

Hi-Vis Girl

Yvonne Rowse

Detours 55

November, 1995

Russ Chauvenet

FAPA Mailing #233

DUFF 1988

December, 1987

Includes “The Rogers Street Laundry Room Door for DUFF”

Sandcastles 3

1987

Vicki Rosenzweig

Taffluvia #10

April, 1987

Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden

The Rogue Raven 36

Frank Denton

The Texas SF Inquirer #20

February/March, 1987

Pat Mueller

Corflu 2 Program Book

1985

Cheryl Cline and Lynn Kuehl

Shangri-L’Arraires #67

November-December, 1963

Redd Boggs

A&A Infos #4, alias Ailleurs et Autres #33

October, 1979

Francis Vallery and P. J. Thomas

En Francais

Knockers from Neptune #6

August, 1978

Mike and Pat Meara

Yandro #151

September, 1965

Robert & Juanita Coulson

Yandro #150

August, 1965

Robert & Juanita Coulson

Raffles #1

End of 1977

Larry Carmody and Stu Shiffman

Yandro #250

Robert & Juanita Coulson

Special trip report issue

22 Times #5, The Corflu Titanium Program Book

February, 2005

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