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Publication: Galactic Empires, Volume II

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  • Publication: Galactic Empires, Volume IIPublication Record # 224289
  • Editor: Brian W. Aldiss
  • Date: 1978-04-00
  • Catalog ID: 2456
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press / SFBC
  • Price: $4.98
  • Pages: viii+278
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Cover: Galactic Empires, Volume II (1977) • by Karel Thole (variant of Galactic Empires Volume Two 1976)
  • Notes:
    • "Book Club Edition" printed at the bottom of the front flap of the dustjacket indicates a printing by Doubleday for its various books clubs.
    • Main Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club for April 1978. Available only as a set with Volume I, and priced thus.
    • "2456" printed at the bottom of the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • No printed price or stated date of publication. Both given here are taken from the SFBC announcement flyer.
    • Titled Galactic Empires, Volume Two on the cover and book spine, but Galactic Empires, Volume II on the title page.
    • First printing has gutter code "I10" [verified] on page 304, indicates a printing in March 1978
    • Known reprint codes: "I25" [verified] (June 1978); "I 39" [verified] (October 1978);"J18" (May 1979); "J49" (Dec. 1979); "L 42" [verified] (October 1981)
    • "Jacket illustration by Karel Thole, the world's foremost cover artist of science fiction" on rear flap [a little over the top ...], no visible signature on the artwork
    • First printing bound in navy leatherette with light blue lettering
  • External IDs:
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Anthology Title: Galactic Empires, Volume II • [Galactic Empires • 2] • (1977) • anthology by Brian W. Aldiss (variant of Galactic Empires Volume Two 1976)

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