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Publication: Galactic Empires Volume One

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  • Publication: Galactic Empires Volume OnePublication Record # 209541
  • Editor: Brian Aldiss
  • Date: 1979-02-00
  • ISBN: 0-380-42341-3 [978-0-380-42341-5]
  • Publisher: Avon
  • Price:
    $2.25?$: US dollar
  • Pages: xvi+331
  • 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.
  • Cover: Galactic Empires Volume One by Alex Ebel
  • Notes:
    • First Avon printing February 1979.
    • No printing number line in book.
    • Copyright 1976 by Brian W. Aldiss.
    • "Brian Aldiss" on title page, front cover and spine.
    • Introduction signed "Brian Aldiss."
    • Printed in the U.S.A.
    • "Cover illustration by Alex Ebel" on copyright page. Signature "Alex/Ebel" on bottom center back cover. Art is wraparound.
    • "A Science Fiction Book Club Selection" on bottom right front cover.
    • Individual stories' copyright data on page following copyright page.
    • We're Civilized! on ToC and story title page, but story copyright page lists it as We're Civilized.
    • The book is divided into "Section 1: Rise and Shine" (the first seven stories), which is in turn divided into "i: A Sense of Perspective" and "ii: 'Wider Still and Wider...'" then "Section 2: Maturity or Bust" (the last seven stories), which is in turn divided into "i: Horses in the Starship Hold" and "ii: The Health Service in the Skies." The subsections have untitled, unsigned introductions which are listed in this index by the subsection titles.
  • External IDs:
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Anthology Title: Galactic Empires Volume One • [Galactic Empires • 1] • anthology by Brian W. Aldiss [as by Brian Aldiss]

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