Publication: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

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  • Publication: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang Publication Record # 170831
  • Author: Kate Wilhelm
  • Date: 1989-00-00
  • Publisher: The Easton Press
  • Pub. Series: The Masterpieces of Science Fiction
  • Pages: [14]+251+[2]
  • Format: hc?
  • Type: NOVEL
  • Notes:
    • "COLLECTOR'S EDITION" (over) "Bound in Genuine Leather" stated on the title page.
    • "The special contents of this edition are copyright 1989 by The Easton Press..." stated on the copyright page. No stated date of publication.
    • This is a limited edition of an unknown number of copies and was available by subscription only.
    • One of The Masterpieces of Science Fiction series, indicated by the logo printed on the endpapers.
    • No ISBN, no printed price, and no dustjacket as issued.
    • Unlike most of the volumes in this series, the title of the novel is given on the front cover. The uncredited illustrative cover design is repeated on the back, but without the title.
    • Pages are gilt-edged and there is a gold satin ribbon bookmark bound into the book.
    • The introduction appears on unnumbered pages. The pages before the first numbered page have been added to this record in order to place the introduction.
    • The frontispiece, credited on the title page and the copyright page, is on the page facing the title page.
    • In addition to the frontispiece there are two full-color illustrations printed on unnumbered glossy plates appearing before the second and third parts of the novel.
    • There are also spot illustrations at the heading of each of the 28 chapters and are assumed to be the work of Morrissey who is credited on the title page as "Artwork by Pat Morrissey".
    • "Collector's Notes" (uncredited) are on a double-sided laid-in sheet.
    • This edition is a facsimile reprint of the 1976 Harper & Row edition.
    • Locus1 dates this as June 1989, but this can't be confirmed because of the difficulty in determining the publication dates of Easton Press editions.
    • Verified copy was purchased for approximately $40.00 from the publisher.
    • OCLC 20678187
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Mhhutchins 2007-03-26 20:30:24 Permanent 2018-06-12
Chavey 2012-08-20 23:00:45 Permanent 2018-06-06
Bluesman 2016-01-01 20:00:09 Permanent 2018-06-13

Secondary Verifications

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Clute/Nicholls N/A Bluesman 2015-02-07 14:18:10
Clute/Grant N/A Bluesman 2015-02-07 14:18:10
Contento1 (anth/coll) N/A Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
Locus1 Verified Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
Reginald1 N/A Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
Reginald3 N/A Bluesman 2015-02-07 14:18:10
Tuck N/A Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
Miller/Contento N/A Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) N/A Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
Currey N/A Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
Bleiler Supernatural Not Verified    
Bleiler78 N/A Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
OCLC/Worldcat Verified Bluesman 2010-08-26 21:14:54
Bleiler Early Years Not Verified    
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