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  • Publication: Wild TalentPublication Record # 88969
  • Author: Wilson Tucker
  • Date: 1955-08-00
  • Publisher: Michael Joseph
  • Pub. Series: Novels of Tomorrow
  • Price:
    10/6?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: 222
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Type: NOVEL
  • Cover: Wild Talent by Brian Wildsmith [as by Wildsmith]
  • Notes:
    • "First published by Michael Joseph Ltd. ... 1955" on copyright page
    • No statement of printing
    • Month from Galactic Central Bibliography
    • "The M. Joseph edition added about 5,000 words at the insistence of Clemence Dane, Joseph's sf editor" [Tuck]
    • Cover is signed "Wildsmith" on right hand side of artwork; named as "Brian Wildsmith" in SFE
    • "Wrapper design by Wildsmith" on front flap of dust jacket
    • Novel ends on unnumbered page 222
  • External IDs:
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Verifier Date Type Last User Activity Date
Teallach 2023-08-18 18:42:11 Permanent 2024-04-19

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Bleiler Early Years Not Verified    
Bleiler Supernatural Not Verified    
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) N/A Bluesman 2010-07-11 11:50:19
Bleiler78 N/A Bluesman 2010-07-11 11:50:19
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Contento1 (anth/coll) N/A Bluesman 2010-07-11 11:50:19
Currey N/A Bluesman 2010-07-11 11:50:19
Locus1 N/A Bluesman 2010-07-11 11:50:19
Miller/Contento N/A Bluesman 2010-07-11 11:50:19
OCLC/Worldcat Verified Bluesman 2010-07-11 11:50:19
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Tuck Verified Teallach 2023-08-18 18:42:28
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