Publication: The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940

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  • Publication: The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 Publication Record # 40986
  • Editors: Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg
  • Date: 1979-08-00
  • ISBN: 0-87997-483-4 [978-0-87997-483-1]
  • Publisher: DAW Books
  • Pub. Series: DAW Collectors
  • Pub. Series #: 350
  • Price: $2.25
  • Pages: 350
  • Binding: pb
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Title Reference: The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940
  • Cover: Jack Gaughan
  • Notes:
    • "First Printing, August 1979/123456789"
    • "Cover designed by Jack Gaughan" on copyright page, cover also has his initials
    • Title on the Cover reads "Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories 2 (1940)". Title on the spine reads, "Asimov The Great SF Stories: 2".
    • Introduction not signed, but in an essay from Gold Asimov stated that all of the Introductions from this series were written by Greenberg.
    • Introduction as by "The Editors" on the TOC.
    • Three Robert A. Heinlein stories ("Requiem", "Blowups Happen", and "Coventry") were meant to be included, but arrangements for their use could not be made. The introductions for them are still in the book. All three can be found in his Collection "The Past Through Tomorrow" (1967).
    • DAW Books No. 350; DAW catalog #UE1483
    • Printed in the US
    • OCLC: 5200113
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