Framingham, MA: NESFA Press, 2004. Hardcover with dust jacket. First Edition. New, unread copy. Fine in fine dust jacket. A collection of eighteen stories and five essays. Includes: "Raft" and "The Burster", two hard-SF stories; "First to the Moon!", a whimsical alternate history; "The Ant-Men of Tibet", a new look at Victorian-style SF; "The Adventures of the Inertial Adjustor", a Sherlock Holmes pastiche; plus a triptych of fantasy stories - "The Orchards of the Moon", "The Song", and "Moon Wizard"; and more. The essays range in topic from our perceptions of Mars and the Moon to time travel, Chinese taikonauts, and soccer (football) in SF. Limited to 1300 trade hardcover copies.