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Title: The Thames Valley Catastrophe Title Record # 71373
Author: Grant Allen
Date: 1897-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: pseudopod.org
Language: English
Synopsis: "A great vent opens in the Thames Valley, and molten lava flows onward to engulf London and all the Southern Counties". The terrific efforts of the hero on his fifty mile dash from Oxford to the Metropolis with only a bicycle between himself and awful death, brought tears to my eyes. -- E.J. Carnell, in "Novae Terrae" #8 (Nov. 1936).
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1983 German Die Katastrophe im Themsetal

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The Strand Magazine, December 1897 1897-12-00 ed. Editors of The Strand Magazine, H. Greenhough Smith George Newnes  
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).
200
octavo?5.5" by 8.5" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag  
Science Fiction by Gaslight: A History of Science Fiction in Popular Magazines, 1891—1911 1968-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz World Publishing Co. A1372
$6.95?$: US dollar
364
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Roger Hane Checkmark
Science Fiction by Gaslight: A History and Anthology of Science Fiction in Popular Magazines, 1891-1911 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction #364) 0-88355-157-8
$4.25?$: US dollar
364
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Science Fiction by Gaslight 1974-06-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction) 0-88355-128-4   364
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Beyond the Gaslight: Science in Popular Fiction 1895-1905 1976-00-00 ed. Dik Evans, Hilary Evans Frederick Muller Ltd 0-584-31017-X   160
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Beyond the Gaslight: Science in Popular Fiction 1895-1905 1977-00-00 ed. Dik Evans, Hilary Evans Vanguard Press 0-8149-0782-2
$12.50?$: US dollar
160
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction by the Rivals of H. G. Wells 1979-04-00 ed. Alan K. Russell Castle Books     xii+
508
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents the Best Science Fiction of the 19th Century 1981-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Beaufort Books 0-8253-0038-X
$15.95?$: US dollar
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents the Best Science Fiction of the 19th Century 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Gollancz (Gollancz SF Series (4)) 0-575-03305-3
£9.95?£: UK pound
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Erzählungen des 19.Jahrhunderts?Science Fiction Erzaehlungen des 19.Jahrhunderts
1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4022) 3-453-31023-3
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
363
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.
anth  
Isaac Asimov Presents the Best Science Fiction of the 19th Century 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Knightsbridge 1-56129-086-6
$4.95?$: US dollar
316
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.
anth George Roux Checkmark
Strange Tales from the Strand 1991-11-00 ed. Jack Adrian Oxford University Press 0-19-212305-X
£15.95?£: UK pound
xxiii+
373
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mick Brownfield Checkmark
Strange Tales from the Strand 1992-10-00 ed. Jack Adrian Oxford University Press 0-19-282997-1
£6.99?£: UK pound
xxiii+
373
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Mick Brownfield  
The End of the World: Classic Tales of Apocalyptic Science Fiction 2010-00-00 ed. Michael Kelahan Fall River Press 978-1-4351-2592-6
$7.98?$: US dollar
xiv+
457
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ben Gibson Checkmark
The Wordsworth Collection of Science Fiction 2011-12-00 ed. David Stuart Davies Wordsworth Editions 978-1-84022-656-0
£6.99?£: UK pound
xiv+
1312
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Nathan Clair Checkmark
Short Science Fiction Collection 51 2014-12-07 ed. LibriVox LibriVox  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Science Fiction 2017-09-05 ed. Michael Sims Bloomsbury USA 978-1-63286-042-2
$14.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Pseudopod, #665 2019-09-13 ed. Shawn Garrett, Alex Hofelich Escape Artists, Inc.  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
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30 Suspense and Thriller Masterpieces You Have to Read Before You Die 2019-12-30 uncredited Whitemore Kennett  
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Killing London 2021-10-26 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Don Wismer Hemelein Publications (Hemelein Classics) 978-1-64278-012-3
$17.99?$: US dollar
xiii+
478
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth
Henrique Alvim Corrêa?Henrique Alvim Correa
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Killing London 2021-10-26 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Don Wismer Hemelein Publications (Hemelein Classics) 978-1-64278-013-0
$5.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth
Henrique Alvim Corrêa?Henrique Alvim Correa
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