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Publication: The Dark Descent

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  • Publication: The Dark DescentPublication Record # 205381
  • Editor: David G. Hartwell
  • Date: 1988-08-00
  • Publisher: Tor / BOMC
  • Price:
    $12.95?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 1011
  • Format:
    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.
  • Cover: The Dark Descent (1987) • by Doug Fornuff
  • Notes:
    • Book-of-the-Month Club printing (based on a statement printed on the copyright page) which was also available for the QPBC.
    • This reprints the copyright page of the original edition, including the Library of Congress Control Number 87-50476 (of 1987 edition) and the printing statement "First printing: October 1987". The date given here in this record is taken from Locus1.
    • Price not printed in the book, also taken from Locus1.
    • Anthology is divided into three parts which were later used to create three separate paperbacks with the same name:
      • Part I: The Color of Evil (Pages 13-288)
      • Part II: The Medusa in the Shiedl (Pages 289-626)
      • Part III: A Fabulous Formless Darkness (Pages 627-1011)
    • Cover designer is not credited.
    • Cover photograph is credited in 1987 hc edition.
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Anthology Title: The Dark Descent • [The Dark Descent] • (1987) • anthology by David G. Hartwell

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