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Publication: Worlds of If, November-December 1974

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  • Publication: Worlds of If, November-December 1974Publication Record # 62281 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: James Baen
  • Date: 1974-11-00
  • Publisher: UPD Publishing Corporation
  • Price: $0.75
  • Pages: 164
  • Format:
    digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Cover: Worlds of If, November-December 1974 by Rick Sternbach
  • Notes:
    • Vol. 22, No. 8, Issue No. 175
    • Cover illustrates "Following Yonder Star"
    • Published for distribution in the US and the UK. Interiors are identical. Covers are identical except for pricing and that the US edition is dated and the UK edition is numbered and contains the Tandem logo. Research indicates that this issue was probably not printed and was definitely not distributed in the UK.
    • Titled Worlds of If Science Fiction on the cover and contents page. Titled If Science Fiction on the spine and If on the footer of even-numbered pages.
    • Dated "December 1974" on the cover and spine. Dated "Nov.-Dec. 1974" on the contents page.
    • No interior illustrations are explicitly credited. All credits deduced from signature and from the listing of artists on the contents page. Artists listed are Freff, Gaughan, Harting.
    • No books are reviewed in "Reading Room". Lester del Rey, knowing that this is the last issue, uses the column to provide a concise history of the magazine.
    • Richard C. Hoagland is credited as Dick Hoagland on the table of contents but correctly on the title page of his article.
    • Richard E. Geis is credited as Dick Geis on the table of contents but correctly on the title page of his article.
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Editor Title: Worlds of If - 1974 • [If / Worlds of If] • (1974) • edited by Jim Baen [as by James Baen]

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