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Publication: Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester

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  • Publication: Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred BesterPublication Record # 33004
  • Author: Alfred Bester
  • Date: 1976-12-00
  • Catalog ID: 3140
  • Publisher: Nelson Doubleday / SFBC
  • Price: $3.98
  • Pages: 409
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Type: OMNIBUS
  • Cover: Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester by Jack Woolhiser
  • Notes:
    • First edition thus (not stated).
    • "Book Club Edition" printed at the bottom of the front flap of the dustjacket indicates a printing by Doubleday for its various book clubs.
    • Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club for December 1976.
    • No printed price or stated date of publication. Both given here are taken from the SFBC catalog.
    • "3140" printed at the bottom on the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • First printing has gutter code "G47" [verified] on page 408, indicates a printing in November, 1976.
    • "Jacket painting by Jack Woolhiser" printed on the back flap of the dust jacket, no visible signature.
    • SFBC omnibus of two individually published collections: The Light Fantastic and Star Light, Star Bright. These collections are acknowledged on the book's dustjacket, title page and on the copyright page. Each collection has its own table of contents, but pagination continues from one collection to the next. The Light Fantastic is on pages 1-200, and Star Light, Star Bright is on pages 201-409.
    • First printing is bound in navy boards with yellow lettering
  • External IDs:
Cover art supplied by ISFDB on this Web page
Omnibus Title: Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester • [The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester] • omnibus by Alfred Bester

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