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New York: Dell, 1956. First. Mass Paperback. fair. Richard Powers. First edition. Pages are clean and unmarked; lightly tanning; old book smell; spine crease; minor ding to lower corner on front; foxing (small brown spots) on page edges. Dell mass paperback, first printing May 1956, Dell #B103, 350 pages, cover art by Richard Powers. 12mo (4.25" x 6.5") Published jointly with Gnome Press hardcover but 1 month before; stated first edition on cover. Contents: Introduction, by Orson Welles; Preface, by Judith Merril. Stories:The Stutterer, by R. R. Merliss; The Golem, by Avram Davidson; Junior, by Robert Abernathy; The Cave of Night, by James E. Gunn; The Hoofer, by Walter M. Miller, Jr.; Bulkhead, by Theodore Sturgeon; Sense from Thought Divide, by Mark Clifton; Pottage, by Zenna Henderson; Nobody Bothers Gus, by Algis Budrys; The Last Day of Summer, by E. C. Tubb; One Ordinary Day, with Peanuts, by Shirley Jackson; The Ethicators, by Willard Marsh; Birds Can't Count, by Mildred Clingerman; Of Missing Persons, by Jack Finney; Dreaming Is a Private Thing, by Isaac Asimov; The Country of the Kind, by Damon Knight; The Public Hating, by Steve Allen; Home There's No Returning, by Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore; The Year's S-F, Summation and Honorable Mentions, by Judith Merril.
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- S-F: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy
- Judith Merril
- Richard Powers
- Mass Paperback
- Book condition
- Used - fair
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- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
- Story Collection
- Bookseller catalogs
- Science Fiction / Fantasy; First editions;
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