by H. Beam Piper
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First edition. Cover and spine have creases. Top ¾ inch of front hinge is separating from spine. Pages are clean and unmarked; light foxing to page edges. Ace trade paperback, first printing Feb. 1981 (stated), complete number line. ISBN: 9780441231881, 284 pages, cover art by Michael Whelan. 8vo (5.25" x 8.25") Later reprinted in mass paperback size, this is the first edition of this collection. 19th place, 1982 Locus Poll Award, Best Single Author Collection. Collects five stories: Omnilingual, Naudsonce, Oomphel in the Sky, Graveyard of Dreams, When in the Course --. Includes a Preface by Jerry Pournelle and an introduction by John F. Carr.
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- ISBN 13
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- Science Fiction / Fantasy; First editions;
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