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Publication: Amazing Stories [UK], #17, February 1953

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  • Publication: Amazing Stories [UK], #17, February 1953Publication Record # 599070 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Howard Browne
  • Date: 1953-02-00
  • Publisher: Thorpe & Porter
  • 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: 100
  • Format:
    pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Cover: Amazing Stories [UK], #17, February 1953 by Robert Gibson Jones (variant of Amazing Stories, September 1951 1951)
  • Notes: Issue number appears on the spine only "Front cover painting by Robert Gibson Jones, illustration a scene from "A Worlds He Never Made" " on page 5, the artwork is also signed All contents from the September 1951 US edition though with fewer stories and only a few essays Date from Tuck All pages after 73 are not numbered All US ads are replaced by UK ones
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Editor Title: Amazing Stories (UK) - 1953 • [Amazing Stories (UK, Thorpe & Porter)] • (1953) • edited by Howard Browne

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