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The 13 Crimes of Science Fiction by Isaac Asimov; Martin Harry Greenberg; Charles Waugh; Tom Reamy; Randall Garrett; Katherine MacLean; Charles V. De Vet; Avram Davidson; Jack Vance; William F. Temple; Philip K. Dick; Larry Niven; Edward Wellen; Wilson Tucker; Clifford D. Simak; William Ten - first SFBC printing - March 1980 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000001150)

The 13 Crimes of Science Fiction

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The 13 Crimes of Science Fiction

by Isaac Asimov; Martin Harry Greenberg; Charles Waugh; Tom Reamy; Randall Garrett; Katherine MacLean; Charles V. De Vet; Avram Davidson; Jack Vance; William F. Temple; Philip K. Dick; Larry Niven; Edward Wellen; Wilson Tucker; Clifford D. Simak; William Ten

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ISBN 10
0385152205
ISBN 13
9780385152204
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday / SFBC. March 1980. Hardcover. Black boards with orange lettering in dust jacket labeled "Book Club Edition" at the bottom of the front flap. Gutter code "V4" on page 455 indicates first book club printing (in January 1980). Good+ book in a Good+ jacket. Unmarked. Spine is straight and tight with 3/4 inch tear at top rear hinge. Shelf and edge wear to jacket, including short tears and creases along top and bottom edges. Not from a library. Not clipped.

Thirteen tales in which detectives of the distant future roam a galaxy riddled with locked-room mysteries, ciphers to be decoded, and unearthly evidence to be sifted, all by the rules of the 13 classic kinds of mystery story. Contents: The Universe of Science Fiction (1979) essay by Isaac Asimov; The Detweiler Boy (1977) novelette by Tom Reamy; The Ipswich Phial [Lord Darcy] (1976) novelette by Randall Garrett; Second Game [Kalin Trobt] (1958) novelette by Katherine MacLean and Charles V. De Vet; The Ceaseless Stone [Doctor Eszterhazy] (1975) short story by Avram Davidson; Coup de Grace [Magnus Ridolph] (1958) short story by Jack Vance; The Green Car (1957) novelette by William F. Temple; War Game (1959) short story by Philip K. Dick; The Singing Bell [Wendell Urth] (1955) short story by Isaac Asimov; ARM [Gil Hamilton] (1975) novella by Larry Niven; Mouthpiece (1974) novella by Edward Wellen; Time Exposures (1971) novelette by Wilson Tucker; How-2 (1954) novelette by Clifford D. Simak; Time in Advance (1956) novelette by William Tenn.

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Seller Inventory #
RWARE0000001150
Title
The 13 Crimes of Science Fiction
Author
Isaac Asimov; Martin Harry Greenberg; Charles Waugh; Tom Reamy; Randall Garrett; Katherine MacLean; Charles V. De Vet; Avram Davidson; Jack Vance; William F. Temple; Philip K. Dick; Larry Niven; Edward Wellen; Wilson Tucker; Clifford D. Simak; William Ten
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Jacket condition
Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
first SFBC printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385152205
ISBN 13
9780385152204
Publisher
Doubleday / SFBC
Place of Publication
Garden City, New York
Date published
March 1980
Keywords
science fiction, mystery, detective, crime, short stories, anthology, Detweiler Boy, Ipswich Phial, Lord Darcy, Second Game, Kalin Trobt, Ceaseless Stone, Doctor Eszterhazy, Coup de Grace, Magnus Ridolph, Green Car, War Game, Singing Bell, Wendell Urth, A
Bookseller catalogs
Science Fiction; Fiction; Mystery, Suspense, Detective, Crime;
Size
8vo

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