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Title: The Ray of Displacement Title Record # 71367
Author: Harriet Prescott Spofford
Date: 1903-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: First published October 1903 in The Metropolitan Magazine 19:1, pp. 37-47, with 3 illustrations by Lester Ralph
Synopsis: Captions of the three 1903 magazine illustrations are revealing (each a quotation from the text): * I put out my hand, lifting my lever, turned the current into my coils, and blazed up my Y Ray for half a heart beat." (3 men in a laboratory setting) * I walked through the wall before his amazed eyes, and walked back again." (a displaced man occupies the same space as a wall) * 'Through him! Pass through him! Come out! Come to me!' I cried. (a bodily man and a displaced man occupy the same living room chair)
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1903 The Ray of Displacement [as by Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford]

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Metropolitan Magazine, October 1903 1903-10-00 ed. Editors of Metropolitan Magazine R. H. Russell   $0.15 144
octavo?5.5" by 8.5" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag  
Science Fiction by Gaslight: A History of Science Fiction in Popular Magazines, 18911911 1968-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz World Publishing Co. A1372 $6.95 364
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Roger Hane Checkmark
Mistresses of Mystery: Two Centuries of Suspense Stories by the Gentle Sex 1973-00-00 ed. Gogo Lewis, Seon Manley Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 0-688-41522-9   221
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey  
Science Fiction by Gaslight 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press 0-88355-157-8 $4.25 364
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Science Fiction by Gaslight 1974-06-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction) 0-88355-128-4   364
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2000-07-28 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6 $47.00 xviii+
1166
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Frank R. Paul  
The Moonstone Mass and Others 2000-09-15 Harriet Prescott Spofford Ash-Tree Press 1-55310-008-5 C$53.00 xxxvi+
183
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Deborah McMillion-Nering Checkmark
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2003-00-00 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6   xviii+
1166
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Frank R. Paul Checkmark
The Ray of Displacement and Other Stories 2010-03-25 Harriet Prescott Spofford Amazon Digital Services   $1.39  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Monster-Maker and Other Science Fiction Classics 2012-00-00 ed. Michael Kelahan Fall River Press 978-1-4351-2507-0   xi+
417
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jason Chow Checkmark
The Feminine Future: Early Science Fiction by Women Writers 2015-02-17 ed. Mike Ashley Dover Publications (Dover Thrift Editions) 978-0-486-80340-1 $4.50  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Checkmark
The Feminine Future: Early Science Fiction by Women Writers 2015-03-18 ed. Mike Ashley Dover Publications (Dover Thrift Editions) 978-0-486-79023-7 $4.50 viii+
228
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Phoenix Pick Anthology of Classic Science Fiction: Second Edition 2016-10-18 ed. Paul Cook Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-301-2 $34.95  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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