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Publication: Asimov's Mysteries

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  • Publication: Asimov's Mysteries Publication Record # 204645
  • Author: Isaac Asimov
  • Date: 1977-07-00
  • ISBN: 0-449-23223-9 [978-0-449-23223-1]
  • Publisher: Fawcett Crest
  • Price: $1.50
  • Pages: 255
  • 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.
  • Type: COLLECTION
  • Cover: Asimov's Mysteries by Ann Dalton
  • Notes:
    • 1st printing according to the number line, 10—1
    • No stated date of publication. Date from copyright page of 2nd printing, and verified by Locus #203, August 1977.
    • Front cover catalog #2-3223-9
    • ISBN is on the spine and the copyright page.
    • Cover art is credited on the back as "Sculpture by Ann Dalton".
    • In addition to the listed introduction, the following pieces include forewords by Asimov: "What's in a Name?", "Pâté de Foie Gras", "The Dust of Death", "I'm in the Marsport Without Hilda", "Marooned Off Vesta", "Obituary", and "The Key"
    • The following stories have afterwords: "The Singing Bell", "The Talking Stone", "A Loint of Paw", and "Star Light"
    • The following stories have both forewords and afterwords: "The Dying Night" and "The Billiard Ball"
    • The diacritical marks in the title "Pâté de Foie Gras" are used only in the Table of Contents, not on the title page of the story itself or its page header.
    • "Fawcett World Library" printed on the back cover.
    • Printed in the US
    • OCLC has a record for the second printing, not the first
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Collection Title: Asimov's Mysteries • (1968) • collection by Isaac Asimov

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Clute/Nicholls N/A Bluesman 2011-12-03 00:47:50
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Currey N/A Bluesman 2011-12-03 00:47:50
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