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Title: The Tale of a Comet

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Title: The Tale of a Comet Title Record # 1091373
Author: Edward Spencer
Date: 1870-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: Estimate 12-15,000 words
Synopsis: Bernard, bachelor astronomer in a bucolic locale, takes in a naive prodigy on the recommendation of his own mentor Professor Canopus Parallax. "In all other respects, Letoile is utterly ignorant and unsophisticated--in effect, a mere infant." As if "dropped upon this earth, a full-grown stranger". Bernard's lady love is fascinated.
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1870 The Tale of a Comet (Part 1 of 2)
1870 The Tale of a Comet (Part 2 of 2)

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Putnam's Magazine, May 1870 1870-05-00 ed. Editors of Putnam's Magazine G. P. Putnam & Son     112
octavo?5.5" by 8.5" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag  
Putnam's Magazine, June 1870 1870-06-00 ed. Editors of Putnam's Magazine G. P. Putnam & Son      
octavo?5.5" by 8.5" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag  
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