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Publication: Tales of Known Space: The Universe of Larry Niven

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  • Publication: Tales of Known Space: The Universe of Larry NivenPublication Record # 275199
  • Author: Larry Niven
  • Date: 1978-11-00
  • ISBN: 0-345-27657-4 [978-0-345-27657-5]
  • Publisher: Del Rey / Ballantine
  • Price: $1.95
  • Pages: xiv+240
  • 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.
  • Cover: Tales of Known Space: The Universe of Larry Niven (1975) • by Rick Sternbach
  • Notes: A stated 5th Printing that does not contain the Interior Cover Art contained in the First Printing. The front of the book has a two-page spread showing the timeline of Known Space and an introduction by Larry Niven entitled "My Universe and Welcome to It!" The back of the book has "Afterthoughts" by Niven, a fairly good bibliography entitled "The Worlds of Larry Niven", and an interesting "About the Cover" note by Rick Sternbach (in which he admits that the starmap on the cover would be no more than 0.001 inch across if it were to the same scale as the Milky Way painting, and that he has hidden "fourteen black holes, two Puppeteer-built General Products spacecraft hulls, egg-shaped Jinx, and ... there. The Ringworld, too, of course."
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Collection Title: Tales of Known Space • [Known Space] • (1975) • collection by Larry Niven

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