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Publication: The Best of Cordwainer Smith

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  • Publication: The Best of Cordwainer SmithPublication Record # 185413
  • Author: Cordwainer Smith
  • Date: 1975-07-00
  • Catalog ID: 1180
  • Publisher: Nelson Doubleday / SFBC
  • Price: $2.49
  • Pages: [8]+342
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Cover: The Best of Cordwainer Smith by Janice C. Tate
  • Notes:
    • "Book Club Edition" printed at the bottom of the front flap of the dustjacket indicates a printing by Doubleday for its various book clubs.
    • First edition (not stated). The "Nelson Doubleday" imprint indicates an original publication exclusive to book club members.
    • Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club for July 1975.
    • No printed price or stated date of publication. Both given here are taken from the SFBC announcement flyer.
    • "1180" printed at the bottom on the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • First printing has gutter code "24R" [verified on page 337], indicates a printing in June 1975.
    • Known reprint code: "H17" (April 1977) on page 341.
    • "Jacket Painting by JANICE C. TATE" printed on the back flap of the dustjacket. The artwork is also signed
    • Cover and title page credit: "Edited, with Introduction and Notes, by J. J. Pierce".
    • First printing has green boards with yellow lettering
  • External IDs:
Cover art supplied by ISFDB on this Web page
Collection Title: The Best of Cordwainer Smith • [The Instrumentality of Mankind (collections)] • collection by Cordwainer Smith

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Reginald1 N/A Bluesman 2009-11-09 19:03:38
Reginald3 Verified Bluesman 2013-04-11 13:06:34
Tuck N/A Dragoondelight 2009-05-08 07:18:55
Miller/Contento N/A Bluesman 2009-11-09 19:03:38
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) N/A Dragoondelight 2009-05-08 07:18:55
Currey Verified Bluesman 2009-11-09 19:03:38
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