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  • Publication: Passing for HumanPublication Record # 301547
  • Editors: Michael Bishop, Steven Utley
  • Date: 2009-09-00
  • ISBN: 978-1-905834-23-5 [1-905834-23-3]
  • Publisher: PS Publishing
  • Price:
    50.00?: UK pound
  • Pages: x+253
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Cover: Passing for Human by Jamie Bishop
  • Notes:
    • "Published in September 2009 by PS Publishing" and "FIRST EDITION" stated on the copyright page.
    • There are two limitation pages containing the statement: "This edition of PASSING FOR HUMAN is limited to 200 numbered slipcased hardcovers signed by Michael Bishop, Steven Utley, and contributors, and 500 unjacketed hardcovers signed by Michael Bishop and Steven Utley. THIS IS COPY ____"
    • This being the slipcased hardcover edition is signed by all living contributors other than Ray Bradbury. The limitation pages are a B&W detail of the cover art. Utley, Bishop, Di Filippo, Reisman, Malzberg, Slay, and Waldrop sign the first limitation page. Dellamonica, Silverberg, Emshwiller, Tuttle, Kessel, and VanderMeer sign the second page.
    • The book has a dustjacket and has identical artwork applied directly to the boards. It is contained in a velvet-lined, cloth-covered tray with a replica of the artwork applied to the front of the box. There is a ribbon pull-string for removing the book from the box and a ribbon place-holder in the book itself.
    • The cover art is credited on the copyright page and the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • "Design and layout by Alligator Tree Graphics" stated on the copyright page and is also credited on the back flap of the dustjacket.
    • The ISBN-13s of both this slipcased edition [978-1-905834-23-5] and the regular edition [978-1-905834-22-8] are given on the copyright page. They are also printed on the back of the book and the dustjacket (both of which also states the price of each edition).
    • Although identified as a "slipcase" in all instances, this would more accurately be described as a traycased.
    • Despite the copyright page stated month of publication, this did not appear until November 2009, according to the editor (Michael Bishop).
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Anthology Title: Passing for Human • anthology by Michael Bishop and Steven Utley

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