Publication: Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

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  • Publication: Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Publication Record # 204913
  • Author: Robert Holdstock
  • Date: 1979-07-00
  • Catalog ID: 2502
  • Publisher: Octopus Books / SFBC
  • Pages: 224
  • Format: hc?
  • Cover: Tony Roberts
  • 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.
    • Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club for July 1979.
    • No printed price or stated date of publication. The source for this record's date is unknown, but it well within the time that a BCE would be issued for this title.
    • There is no ISBN. The copyright page contains the statement: "First published 1978 by Octopus Books Limited...London".
    • "Printed in the U.S.A" (over) "2502" printed at the bottom on the back flap of the dustjacket. Both are printed in a black box that appears to be an overprinting of any underlying text.
    • No visible gutter code.
    • "Cover Illustration: Tony Roberts" printed on the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • The sections indexed here are given subtitles on the contents page, but not on their title page.
    • The "Catalog" (starting on page 190) includes subsections on collectors items, fandom, pseudonyms, awards, magazines, films, conventions, and authors (of this book). It is only credited on the contents page, and as "compiled" by the four authors. No section is separately credited.
    • There is a five page index, starting on page 220.
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Nonfiction Title: Encyclopedia of Science Fiction • (1978) • nonfiction by Robert Holdstock

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