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  • Publication: Space OperaPublication Record # 351574
  • Editor: Brian W. Aldiss
  • Date: 1975-00-00
  • ISBN: 0-86007-847-7 [978-0-86007-847-0]
  • Publisher: Futura
  • Price:
    £0.60?£: UK pound
  • Pages: 324
  • 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 published in Great Britain in 1974/by Weidenfeld and Nicolson/First Futura Publications edition 1974/Reprinted 1975 on copyright page.
    • "Publisher's printing history is incorrect, according to Whitaker's Cumulative Book List, which records the Orbit [Futura] edition as published in August 1974, followed by the Weidenfeld and Nicolson edition published in November 1974." - Currey
    • This second Futura printing has the Orbit logo on front cover and spine, but Orbit is not mentioned inside.
    • Cover shows Brian Aldiss as editor. The title page has Brian W. Aldiss.
    • Cover artist is not credited, no visible signature.
    • Same cover art as The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 19th Series but signiature has been cropped.
    • ISBN taken from the back cover. The copyright page has ISBN 0-8600-7058-1. This was for the first Futura printing.
    • Other prices: Australia $2.00, New Zealand $2.00, Canada $2.50.
  • External IDs:
Cover art supplied by ISFDB on this Web page
Anthology Title: Space Opera • (1974) • anthology by Brian W. Aldiss

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