Collecting Hugo and Nebula Award Winners

If you're a Sci-Fi or Fantasy fan you probably already have a head start collecting titles by your favorite author, AND you probably already know what the Hugo and Nebula awards are. But for you others who are just getting into the game, or dipping your toes into a new genre, you might be interested in collecting (and reading) some of these titles. (They did, after all, win some awards).

Firstly, a little information on what exactly the Hugos and Nebulas are, courtesy of our friend Wikipedia... (I know, but... just read, it'll be okay):
"The Hugo Awards are a set of awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The awards are named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories, and were officially named the Science Fiction Achievement Awards until 1992. Organized and overseen by the World Science Fiction Society, the awards are given each year at the annualWorld Science Fiction Convention as the central focus of the event. They were first given in 1953, at the 11th World Science Fiction Convention, and have been awarded every year since 1955." [excerpted from Wikipedia] Nominees are usually announced in March / April. Awards are handed out at the World Science Fiction Convention each year in August / September. 
"The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the U.S. during the previous year. The awards are organized and awarded by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), a nonprofit association of professional science fiction and fantasy writers." [excerpted from Wikipedia] Nominees are usually announced in February. Awards are handed out each year at the Nebula Weekend Conference in May.
AbeBooks has a great list of all the previous winners here, including the 19 titles/authors that won both awards (which might be a good place to start, if you're considering a Hugo/Nebula collection):

And to give you an idea about collectibility: if, say,  you're lucky enough to own a first printing of Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (Tor, 1985), then you may just have a collectible worth $500 to $2,500 (assuming it's in Fine condition). If you have a first edition (even a later printing) of Frank Herbert's Dune (Chilton, 1965), you may have a collectible valued anywhere from $400 (in Good condition) to $15,000 (signed, in Fine condition) - seriously.

Those Sci-Fi nerds aren't so nerdy now, are they?

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