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Publication: Fantasy No. 2

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  • Publication: Fantasy No. 2Publication Record # 311108 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Walter Gillings
  • Date: 1947-04-00
  • Publisher: Temple Bar Pub. Co.
  • Price:
    1/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
  • Pages: 96
  • Format:
    digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Notes:
    • Subtitled "The Magazine of Science Fiction".
    • Data from Collector's Showcase (
    • Contents listing form "Vision of Tomorrow, August 1970" in "Pages in Waiting" by Walter Gillings, page 33. The artists art page listings given same page number as their subject, for continuity sake. Aw verifications. Artist as stated in the above essay, first names not used. Cover artist not stated.
    • Story and essay page numbers from "Index to the Science-Fiction Magazines 1926-1950" compiled and arranged by Donald B. Day.
    • 6,000 issues printed.
    • Tuck, vol 3, page 561, rt. col, has limited data on the seires. Publisher and price agrees. Page count is 96, used, but probably does not included covers as used in ISFDB.
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Editor Title: Fantasy No. 2 • [Fantasy: The Magazine of Science Fiction] • edited by Walter Gillings

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