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Annotated Reference Guide to Collectible Books

Simmons, Dan

American born writer, Dan Simmons is most commonly known for the Hyperion Cantos and the Ilium/Olympos cycle series of books and novels.  These critically acclaimed narratives cultivated an impeccable path of success for Simmons.  Simmons is a science fiction, horror and fantasywriter with a penchant for blending various genres into one story line.  Simmons’ Song of Kali (1985) won the World Fantasy Award.  He was nominated for and won various awards including the Hugo and Locus Awards. 

A set of Simmons’ novels sold through Heritage Auctions in May, 2009.  The three first edition novels (two of the three copies are signed by the author) include Song of Kali (1985); Hyperion (1989) andThe Fall of Hyperion (1990). Song of Kali and Hyperion are both signed on the title pages. A standalone copy first edition, first printing replica of Hyperion with drawings by the author sold for $437.50 in February, 2012 and $358.50 in April, 2007.

King, Stephen. NIGHT VISIONS. Dark Harvest, Arlington Heights (1984). Dean R Koontz, Dan Simmons, Robert McCammon, Richard Laymon, Karl Edward Wagner, Ray Garton, Tanith Lee, Joseph Payne Brennan, Douglas Winter, Cilve Barker, Stephen Gallagher, Ramsey Campbell; Volumes 1 to 9

Dan Simmons. SONG OF KALI. Headline, London (1985).

Simmons, Dan. SONG OF KALI. Bluejay Books Inc., New York (1985).

King, Stephen. Night Visions 5. Dark Harvest Books, Arlington Heights (1988). Clive Barker, Dean R. Koontz, Robert R. McCammon, Dan Simmons, Joe R. Lansdale, Thomas Tessier, David Morrell, Joseph Payne Brennan, Karl Edward Wagner, Ray Garton, Richard Laymon, Tanith; 850 copies printed.

Winter, Douglas E. Night Visions 6. Dark Harvest, Niles, IL (1988). Signed by Stephen King, Dan Simmons, George R R Martin (includes: Reploids; Sneakers; Dedication; Metastasis; Vanni Fucci is Alive and Well and Living in Hell; Iverson's Pits; The Skin Trade ); 850 copies printed.

Winter, Douglas. Night Visons 5. Dark Harvest, Niles, IL (1988). King, Stephen, Simmons, Dan; Martin, George R.R; 850 copies printed.

Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. Dark Harvest, Arlington Heights (1989). 450 copies; Illustrated by Dan Simmons and Kathleen McNeil Sherman

Simmons, Dan. Hyperion. Headline, London (1989).

Simmons, Dan. HYPERION. Doubleday, New York (1989). THE FALL OF HYPERION; Two Volumes; Total 2000 copies published.

Simmons, Dan. BANISHED DREAMS. Roadkill Press, Arvada, CO (1990). 300 copies printed.

Simmons, Dan. Entropy's Bed at Midnight. Lord John Press, Northridge, CA (1990). Total 300 copies; 100 Deluxe copies.

Simmons, Dan. HYPERION. Headline, London (1990). THE FALL OF HYPERION

Simmons, Dan. HYPERION. Doubleday, New York (1990). THE FALL OF HYPERION

Simmons, Dan. Phases of Gravity. Headline, London (1990). 250 copies printed; 26 LETTERED COPIES

Simmons, Dan. PRAYERS TO BROKEN STONES. Dark Harvest, Arlington Heights (1990). Pristine Signed Uncorrected Proof; Collection of stories by cult favorite Dan Simmons and illuminating introduction by Harlan Ellison; Illustrated by Ron Lindahn and Val Lakey Lindahn; 52 specially Bound lettered copies.

Simmons, Dan. The Fall of Hyperion. Doubleday, New York (1990). 400 copies printed.

Simmons, Dan. Summer of Night. Roadkill Press, New York (1991). Three items; (1) SUMMER OF NIGHT(uncorrected proof); (2) SUMMER OF NIGHT; (3) BANISHED DREAMS; Total 300 copies printed.

Simmons, Dan. SUMMER OF NIGHT. Headline, London (1991). Pristine Signed Uncorrected Proof

Simmons, Dan. Children of the Night. Lord John Press, California (1992). Total 726 copies printed; 200 Deluxe copies; 26 Lettered copies.

Simmons, Dan. PRAYERS TO BROKEN STONES. Headline, London (1992).

Simmons, Dan. Summer Sketches. Lord John Press, Northridge, CA (1992). 200 copies; 26 Lettered copies.

Simmons, Dan. The Hollow Man. Lord John Press, Northridge, California (1992). Total 726 copies printed; 200 Deluxe copies; 26 Lettered copies.

Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut (1997).

Simmons, Dan. Crook Factory. Easton Press, Norwalk, CT (1999). 1050 copies printed.

Silverberg, Robert. Far Horizons. Avon Books (1999). with Stories By Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, David Brin, Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman, Nancy Kress, Ursula LeGuin , Anne McCaffrey, Frederik Pohl, Robert Silverberg and Dan Simmons; 200 copies printed.

Simmons, Dan. Olympos. HarperCollins Publishers, New York (2005).

Simmons, Dan. Olympos. Gollancz, London (2005).

Simmons, Dan. SONG of KALI. Earthling Publications, London (2005).

Martin, George R. R. Songs of the Dying Earth. Subterranean Press, Burton (2009). And Gardner Dozois (Ed.); Appreciation By Dean Koontz; (Jack Vance); Dan Simmons; Neil Gaiman; Robert Silverberg; Mike Resnick; Kage Baker and More; 500 copies printed.