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Publication: A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels

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  • Publication: A Century of Great Short Science Fiction NovelsPublication Record # 151141
  • Editor: Damon Knight
  • Date: 1970-00-00
  • ISBN: 0-583-11163-7 [978-0-583-11163-8]
  • Publisher: Mayflower
  • Price:
    6/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
  • 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: A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels by Josh Kirby
  • Notes: Reprint of 1968 edition. Not paginated. Spine number is "583 11163 7 2" spread over four lines. "The Absolute at Large" translated by Thomas Mark, but half the ("padding") chapters removed, presumably by Damon Knight. Notes on variants - definitely no "M." for McKenna, nor "The" before "Strange Case". Cover artist credit from Other prices on back cover in photo: Australia 95˘, New Zealand 85˘, South Africa 75˘.
  • External IDs:
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Anthology Title: A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels • (1964) • anthology by Damon Knight

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