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Publication: Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales

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  • Publication: Fifty Short Science Fiction TalesPublication Record # 13496
  • Editors: Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin
  • Date: 1963-02-00
  • Catalog ID: AS516
  • Publisher: Collier Books
  • Price:
    $0.95?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 287
  • Format:
    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.
  • Notes:
    • First Edition 1963
    • Published February 1963 per Cole Checklist of SF Anthologies.
    • There is another printing of this book (FFTSHRTSCN1963) that states it's the 1st edition and probably is.
    • Book number AS516 on front cover and spine, 01639 on the back cover.
    • Cover artist is not credited. No visible signature.
    • LCCN on copyright page.
    • The Arthur C. Clarke story "Who's There?" appears as "The Haunted Space Suit"
    • Though Currey verifies this book his information is mistakenly copied from a later entry on the same page (20) for More Soviet Science Fiction even to the catalogue #.
    • Copies sold in the UK had a sticker over the US price with 4s6d
  • External IDs:
Cover art supplied by ISFDB on this Web page
Anthology Title: Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales • anthology by Isaac Asimov and Groff Conklin

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Bleiler Early Years N/A Rtrace 2021-06-12 16:41:11
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Bleiler1 (Gernsback) N/A Bluesman 2011-10-30 21:50:49
Bleiler78 N/A Bluesman 2011-10-30 21:50:49
Clute/Grant N/A Bluesman 2011-10-30 21:50:49
Clute/Nicholls Verified Dirk P Broer 2011-07-08 11:07:04
Contento1 (anth/coll) Verified Bluesman 2009-03-21 15:43:49
Currey Verified Bluesman 2009-03-21 15:43:49
Locus1 N/A Bluesman 2009-03-21 15:43:49
Miller/Contento N/A Bluesman 2009-03-21 15:43:49
OCLC/Worldcat Verified Bluesman 2011-10-30 21:50:49
Reginald1 Verified Bluesman 2011-10-30 21:50:49
Reginald3 N/A Dirk P Broer 2011-07-08 11:07:04
Tuck Verified Mhhutchins 2007-07-29 12:55:27
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