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Publication: Science Fiction of the Thirties

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  • Publication: Science Fiction of the ThirtiesPublication Record # 221589
  • Editor: Damon Knight
  • Date: 1976-01-00
  • Catalog ID: 1657
  • Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill / SFBC
  • Price:
    $3.50?$: US dollar
  • Pages: xii+465
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Cover: Science Fiction of the Thirties by Howard V. Brown (variant of Astounding Stories, August 1934 1934)
  • Webpages:,
  • Notes:
    • "Book Club Edition" printed at the bottom of the front flap of the dustjacket indicates a printing by Doubleday for its various book clubs.
    • Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club for January 1976.
    • No printed price or stated date of publication. Both given here are taken from the SFBC announcement flyer.
    • "1657" printed at the bottom of the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • Gutter code "Q51" on unnumbered page 465 indicates a printing in December 1975. Another printing has code "S38" indicating a printing in September 1977.
    • Cover and book spine states title as Science Fiction of the 30's
    • Cover design is credited to Walter Harper, but the artwork is the cover of Astounding, August 1934 by Howard V. Brown.
    • "Alas, All Thinking" is titled "Alas, All Thinking!" in the table of contents and on the story's running header.
  • External IDs:
Cover art supplied by ISFDB on this Web page
Anthology Title: Science Fiction of the Thirties • anthology by Damon Knight

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