Publication: Flashing Swords! #1

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  • Publication: Flashing Swords! #1 Publication Record # 224277
  • Editors: Lin Carter
  • Date: 1973-04-00
  • Catalog ID: #5654
  • Publisher: Nelson Doubleday / SFBC
  • Price: $1.49
  • Pages: xiv+175
  • Binding: hc
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Container Title: Flashing Swords! #1 • [Flashing Swords • 1] • anthology by Lin Carter
  • Cover: Frank Frazetta
  • 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 for Doubleday book clubs.
    • Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club for April 1973
    • No printed price or stated date of publication. Price is from a later SFBC announcement flyer (dated September, 1974). Date is taken from SFBC editor Andrew Wheeler's lists posted on the rec.arts.sf.written newsgroup.
    • "5654" printed at the bottom of the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • First printing has gutter code "D11" [verified] on page 173, indicates a printing in March 1973.
    • Known reprint code: "E28" indicating a printing in July 1974.
    • "Jacket painting by Frank Frazetta" on rear flap, cover is also signed
    • First printing has green boards and black lettering
    • OCLC 17724945, which typos the artist as "Frank Frazella"
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