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  • Publication: The Best of Sci-FiPublication Record # 355893
  • Editor: Judith Merril
  • Date: 1963-00-00
  • Catalog ID: 0543-8
  • Publisher: Mayflower-Dell
  • Price: 5/-
  • Pages: 384
  • 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
  • Cover: The Best of Sci-Fi by John Van Zwienen (variant of 6th Annual Edition: the Year's Best S-F 1962)
  • Notes:
    • "Copyright 1961 by Judith Merril"
    • "First publication in Great Britain ... 1963. Reprinted 1963" on copyright page.
    • "Issued earlier in the US as The 6th Annual of the Year's Best S-F." - Currey
    • Uses the same cover art as 6th Annual Edition: the Year's Best S-F, where John van Zwienen is credited, and has the same error in the TOC: spells Fredric Brown as Frederic Brown. Titlepage is correct.
    • On page 174 a text titled "About the Author" appears as a postscript to the preceding story. The text is about the author Elizabeth Emmett.
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Anthology Title: The Best of Sci-Fi • [The Year's Best S-F • 6] • anthology by Judith Merril (variant of The 6th Annual of the Year's Best S-F 1961)

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