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  • Publication: Space Opera Publication Record # 113391
  • Editor: Brian Aldiss
  • Date: 1977-03-00
  • ISBN: 0-425-03344-9 [978-0-425-03344-9]
  • Publisher: Berkley Medallion
  • Price: $1.50
  • Pages: xii+243
  • Format:
    pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
  • Cover: Space Opera by Vincent Di Fate
  • Notes:
    • Assumed first printing that states "Berkley Medallion Edition, March, 1977". There is no number line or other printing number indication.
    • The front cover states "First Time in Paperback."
    • Honeymoon in Space - The author name is consistently stated as "George Griffiths" though it should be "George Griffith." As the copyright had expired this story is not listed on the copyright page. There is also no indication in the publication that this story is a seven page excerpt of the original book length novel.
    • Tonight the Sky Will Fall - The author is listed as "Daniel Galouye" in the table of contents and title page and as "Daniel F. Galouye" at the head of the story.
    • The Paradox Men - The author is listed as "Charles Harness" throughout the book except on the copyright page which has "The Paradox Men" by Charles Harness copyright 1953 by Charles L. Harness; shorter version, copyright 1949 by Better Publications, Inc.
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Anthology Title: Space Opera • anthology by Brian W. Aldiss [as by Brian Aldiss]

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