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  • Publication: The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 3, 1941Publication Record # 355076
  • Editors: Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg
  • Date: 1980-03-00
  • ISBN: 0-87997-523-7 [978-0-87997-523-4]
  • Publisher: DAW Books / New American Library of Canada
  • Price:
    C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
  • Pages: 352
  • 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: The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 3, 1941 by Jack Gaughan
  • Notes:
    • "First Printing, March 1980/123456789"
    • Cover design credited to Gaughan on copyright page, no visible signature on the cover
    • DAW Books No. 377; DAW catalog #UE1523.
    • Cover printed in the US, book in Canada
    • Title on the Cover reads "Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories 3 (1941)". Title on the spine reads, "Asimov The Great SF Stories: 3".
    • Introduction not signed, but according to Isaac Asimov in an essay from Gold all of the Introductions from this series were written by Greenberg.
    • Introduction as by "The Editors" on the TOC.
    • The TOC misspells Fredric Brown's first name as "Frederic". The title page has the right name.
    • Five Robert A. Heinlein stories (And He Built a Crooked House, They, Universe, Solution Unsatisfactory and By His Bootstraps) were meant to be included, but arrangements for their use could not be made. The introductions for them are still in the book. The introduction erroneously states that all five can be found in his Collection The Past Through Tomorrow (1967). Volume 4 of the series has an errata note about this.
  • External IDs:
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Anthology Title: The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 3, 1941 • [The Great SF Stories • 3] • anthology by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg

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