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Publication: The Essential Ellison: A 35-Year Retrospective

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  • Publication: The Essential Ellison: A 35-Year RetrospectivePublication Record # 183873
  • Author: Harlan Ellison
  • Date: 1987-00-00
  • ISBN: 0-914261-02-9 [978-0-914261-02-5]
  • Publisher: Nemo Press
  • Price: $60.00
  • Pages: xv+1019
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Cover: The Essential Ellison by Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon
  • Notes:
    • "FIRST EDITION" stated on the copyright page with a complete number line: "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1".
    • The copyright page contains the complete Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data including the year of publication (1987), the ISBNs of the trade edition (0-914261-01-0) and this deluxe edition (0-914261-02-9), and the LCCN (84-63075).
    • A note on page xii states: "All of Harlan's work appearing here derives from preferred texts. Trust these, and no others."
    • Statement on the recto of the last page (unnumbered), below a photograph of Ellison on which he has signed his name in gold ink: "This is copy ____ of 1226 signed, numbered and slipcased deluxe editions, of which 26, lettered A through Z, have been reserved for the press as presentation copies."
    • "Edited and introduced by Terry Dowling with Richard Delap and Gil Lamont" stated on the title page.
    • "Dust jacket paintings by Leo and Diane Dillon" (over) "Dust jacket design and hand lettering by Arnie Fenner" printed on the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • Locus1 gives August 1987 as the publication date of the trade edition, but that this deluxe edition "was announced, but has apparently not appeared yet."
    • The slipcase is covered with the same gray-blue cloth which matches the binding of the book itself.
    • The Dillon illustration on the back of the dustjacket compliments the one used for the book's front cover. It can be seen here.
  • External IDs:
Cover art supplied by ISFDB on this Web page
Collection Title: The Essential Ellison • (1987) • collection by Harlan Ellison

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