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Science Fiction 

# D-300 ~ D-399



D-303 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~ Poul Anderson - The Snows of Ganymede (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete Novel") 96pg ~ {&} ~ War of the Wing-Men (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 160pg

Alternate cover-art (shown below) preliminary drawing by Ed Emshwiller for War of the Wing-Men.  Titled "They wingless" on top margin and Emsh name in pencil on bottom right border.

D 303a     D 303b

D 303b alternate

 

D-311 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~ Robert Silverberg - Stepsons of Terra (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 158pg ~ {&} ~ Lan Wright - A Man Called Destiny (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete Novel") 128pg

D 311a     D 311s     D 311b

 

D-315 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~ Eric Frank Russell - The Space Willies (reprinted as ACE 77785, 1971) (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 131pg ~ {&} ~ Six Worlds Yonder (reprinted as ACE 77785, 1971) (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller) 128pg

D 315a     D 315b

 

D-322 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~ Robert Moore Williams - The Blue Atom (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 124pg ~ {&} ~ The Void Beyond and Other Stories (a collection of short stories) (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller) 130pg

D 322a     D 322b

 

D-331 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~ Kenneth Bulmer - The Secret of Zi (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 161pg ~ {&} ~ Ray Cummings - Beyond the Vanishing Point (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete Novel") 95pg

Preliminary cover-art (shown below - left) by Ed Emshwiller that was used for The Secret of Zl.  This art work also has the same tentative title as "The Patient Dark" and an ACE Letter-Number as D-332. Editor deadline note on right margin (Due July 14).

Alternate preliminary cover-art (shown below - right) by Ed Emshwiller for The Secret of Zl.  Note the similarities and differences with this preliminary art and the final cover.  The preliminary has a tentative title as "The Patient Dark" and an ACE Letter-Number as D-332.

D 331a     D 331b

D 331a alternate2     D 331a alternate1

D-335 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ Poul Anderson - The War of Two Worlds (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete Novel") 108pg ~ {&} ~ John Brunner - Threshold of Eternity (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 148pg

D 335a     D 335b

 

D-345 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ Andre Norton (as Andrew North) - Plague Ship (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 178pg ~ {&} ~ Voodoo Planet (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete Novel") 78pg

Preliminary cover-art (shown below) by Ed Emshwiller for Voodoo Planet. Titled on top margin as "Planets Mean Trouble."

D 345a     D 345b

D 345b alternate

 

D-351 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ Edmond Hamilton - The Sun Smasher (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete Novel") 110pg ~ {&} ~ Robert Silverberg (as Ivar Jorgenson) - Starhaven (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 146pg

Original cover-art (shown below) by Ed Emshwiller for The Sun Smasher.

D 351a     D 351b

D 351ao

 

D-358 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ Robert Silverberg (as Calvin M. Knox) - The Plot Against Earth (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 138pg ~ {&} ~ Milton Lesser (aka: Stephen Marlowe) - Recruit for Andromeda (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete Novel") 117pg

Stephen Marlowe (born Milton Lesser, August 7, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, died February 22, 2008 (aged 79), in Williamsburg, Virginia) was an American author of science fiction, mystery novels, and fictional autobiographies of Goya, Christopher Columbus, Miguel de Cervantes, and Edgar Allan Poe. He is best known for his detective character Chester Drum, whom he created for the 1955 novel The Second Longest Night. Lesser also wrote using the pseudonyms Adam Chase, Andrew Frazer, C.H. Thames, Jason Ridgway, Stephen Wilder and Ellery Queen.

D 358a     D 358b

 

D-362 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ John Brunner - The 100th Millennium (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete Novel") 110pg ~ {&} ~ Donald A. Wollheim (as David Grinnell) - Edge of Time (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 145pg

D 362a     D 362b

 

D-369 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ Brian W. Aldiss - Vanguard from Alpha (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete Novel") 109pg ~ {&} ~ Kenneth Bulmer - The Changeling Worlds (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 145pg

D 369a     D 369b

 

D-375 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ Damon Knight - Masters of Evolution (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "First Book Publication") 96pg ~ {&} ~ George O. Smith - Fire in the Heavens (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 159pg

Damon Francis Knight (September 19, 1922 – April 15, 2002) was an American science fiction author, editor and critic. He is the author of "To Serve Man", a 1950 short story adapted for The Twilight Zone. He was married to fellow writer Kate Wilhelm. Damon Knight's preferred title for Masters of Evolution was "Natural State".

D 375a     D 375b

 

D-381 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ Jerry Sohl - One Against Herculum (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete Novel") 124pg ~ {&} ~ Andre Norton - Secret of the Lost Race (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "First Book Publication") 132pg

Preliminary cover-art (shown below) by Ed Emshwiller for One Against Herculum. Note the editorial comment to Ed along the top: "Do this one but closer up. Also show these figures stronger."

D 381b     D 381a

D 381o

 

D-385 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ John Brunner - Echo In the Skull (cover-art by Schultz; cover states "First Book Publication") 94pg ~ {&} ~ Alan E. Nourse - Rocket to Limbo (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") 162pg

D 385a     D 385b

 

D-391 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~ John Brunner - The World Swappers (cover states "First Book Publication") 153pg ~ {&} ~ A. E. van Vogt - Siege of the Unseen (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete Novel") 103pg

D 391a     D 391b