Publication: The Best of John Russell Fearn Volume One: The Man Who Stopped the Dust And Other Stories

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  • Publication: The Best of John Russell Fearn Volume One: The Man Who Stopped the Dust And Other Stories Publication Record # 272316
  • Authors: John Russell Fearn
  • Date: 2001-03-00
  • ISBN: 1-58715-325-4 [978-1-58715-325-9]
  • Publisher: Cosmos Books / Wildside Press
  • Price: $15.00
  • Pages: 158
  • Binding: tp
  • Type: COLLECTION
  • Container Title: The Best of John Russell Fearn Volume One: The Man Who Stopped the Dust And Other Stories • collection by John Russell Fearn
  • Cover: Ron Turner
  • Notes:
    • 'Edited by Philip Harbottle' on title page under the title.
    • 'The Man Who Stopped The Dust' first published in Astounding Stories in 1934.
    • 'Mathematia', 'Mathematica Plus', Deserted Universe' first appeared in Astounding Stories in 1936.
    • 'Experiment in Murder' first published (as 'Portrait of a Murderer') in Wild Tales in 1936.
    • 'Wings Across the Cosmos' first published in Thrilling Wonder Stories in 1938.
    • 'The Circle of Light' first published (as 'Secret of the Ring') in Amazing Stories in 1938.
    • 'Thoughts That Kill' first published in Science Fiction in 1939.
    • Copyright 2001 by Philip Harbottle.
    • Cover painting by Ron Turner (illustrating 'Mathematica').
    • Cover design copyright 2001 by Juha Lindoos.
    • 'Mathematica Plus' has 'A sequel to Mathematica' under the title before the start of the story.
    • This is a 'print on demand product' for individual purchase through Lulu and ordered in non-differented batch orders by Amazon. So they all are all technically 'first edition', but this is not stated. Nor is there printing dates shown on the copies. The publishing date is taken from the Amazon listing for it's first offering.
    • No printing dates in/on book.
    • Introduction closes with Philip Harbottle, (over) Wallsend, (over) October 2000.
    • The 'Introduction' has some detail about early Fearn stories not in this collection and the processes that Fearn went through to get his work written and published.
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