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  • Publication: A Century of Great Short Science Fiction NovelsPublication Record # 309
  • Editor: Damon Knight
  • Date: 1968-00-00
  • Catalog ID: 1168-8
  • Publisher: Mayflower
  • Price:
    5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
  • Pages: [314]
  • 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.
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Notes:
    • "© 1964, Damon Knight"
    • "Originally published in Great Britain by Victor Gollancz Limited"
    • "Published as a Mayflower Paperback 1968"
    • Printing not stated, no number line; first known Mayflower printing
    • Drops the story "The Invisible Man" from the Delacorte edition
    • The artist is not credited, no visible signature on the artwork
    • Australia 80c, New Zealand 65c, South Africa 60c.
    • WorldCat gives [309] as the page count [book is unpaginated]
  • External IDs:
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Anthology Title: A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels • (1964) • anthology by Damon Knight

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