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Publication: If, February 1959

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  • Publication: If, February 1959Publication Record # 58729 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Damon Knight
  • Date: 1959-02-00
  • Publisher: Quinn Publishing Company, Inc.; Buffalo, NY
  • Price:
    $0.35?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 124
  • 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
  • Cover: If, February 1959 by Frank Kelly Freas [as by Kelly Freas]
  • Webpages:
  • Notes: Vol 9, No 2. Cover art illustrates "Pipe Dream" as noted on the Contents/copyright page (scanned version from "Illustrations by Ed Emsh and Paul Orban" stated on the contents page without individual stories credited. Those identified by signature have been credited below. Pages numbers run from 1-120, not including the covers. The illustration on page 3 has initials that appear to be C.A.C. At least one other illustration with those initials was editorially attributed to Emsh. The reviews are credited to "The Editor". Some of the reviews from "The Retort" appear in the second edition of Damon Knight's "In Search of Wonder". The full text and images of this edition are available at The Internet Archive, see web page for link.
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Editor Title: If - 1959 • [If / Worlds of If] • (1959) • edited by Damon Knight

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