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Science Fiction 

# F-200 ~ F-299



F-209 ~ $0.40 ~ (1963) Ken Bulmer - The Wizard of Starship Poseidon (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 124pg ~ {&} ~ Poul Anderson - Let the Spacemen Beware! (alternate title: The Night Face) (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete Novel") 98pg

F 209a     F 209b

 

F-215 ~ $0.40 ~ (1963) John Brunner - Listen! The Stars! (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete Novel") 96pg ~ {&} ~ Jane Roberts - The Rebellers (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 155pg

Dorothy Jane Roberts (May 8, 1929 – September 5, 1984) was an American author, poet, self-proclaimed psychic, and spirit medium, who claimed to channel an energy personality who called himself "Seth." Her publication of the Seth texts, known as the Seth Material, established her as one of the preeminent figures in the world of paranormal phenomena.

F 215a     F 215b

 

F-223 ~ $0.40 ~ (1963) Keith Laumer - Envoy to New Worlds (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "First Book Publication") 134pg ~ {&} ~ Robert Moore Williams - Flight from Yesterday (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "Complete Novel") 120pg

Envoy to New Worlds is a collection of "Retief" short stories that includes Protocol, Sealed Orders, Aide Memoire, Policy, and Palace Revolution.

F 223a     F 223b

 

F-227 ~ $0.40 ~ (1963) John Brunner - The Astronauts Must Not Land (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "First Book Publication") 148pg ~ {&} ~ The Space-Time Juggler (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "Complete Novel") 84pg

F 227a     F 227b

 

F-237 ~ $0.40 ~ (1963) A. Bertram Chandler - The Ship from Outside (reprinted as ACE 72402-2, 1979 & ACE 72404-4, 1981) (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "First Book Publication") 108pg ~ {&} ~ Beyond the Galactic Rim: Great Intersteller Adventures (contains: Forbidden Planet, Wet Paint, The Man Who Could Not Stop and The Key) (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller) 114pg

F 237a     F 237b

 

F-242 ~ $0.40 ~ (1963) John Brunner - The Rites of Ohe (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "First Book Publication") 129pg ~ {&} ~ Castaways World (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "complete novel") 127pg

F 242a     F 242b

 

F-249 ~ $0.40 ~ (1963) L. Sprague de Camp - The Hand of Zei (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states “Abridged by the Author”) 113pg ~ {&} The Search for Zei (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states “Complete & Unabridged”) 143pg

Original cover-art (shown below - left) by Ed Emshwiller for The Hand of Zei.

Original preliminary cover-art (shown below - right) by Ed Emshwiller for The Hand of Zei. Note the differences and similarities between the prelim and the final cover art.

F 249a     F 249b

F 249ao     F 249ao2

 

F-253 ~ $0.40 ~ (1964) Robert Silverberg (as Calvin M. Knox) - One of Our Asteroids is Missing (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "First Book Publication") 124pg ~ {&} ~ A. E. van Vogt - The Twisted Men (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 130pg

Original cover-art (Shown below) by Jack Gaughan (1964) for The Twisted Men.

F 253a     F 253b

F 253bo

 

F-261 ~ $0.40 ~ (1964) Samuel R. Delany - The Towers of Toron (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "First Book Publication") 140pg ~ {&} ~ Robert M. Williams - The Lunar Eye (cover-art by Ed Valigursky; cover states "Complete Novel") 115pg

F 261a     F 261b

 

F-265 ~ $0.40 ~ (1964) Jack Vance - The Houses of Iszm (reprinted as ACE 77525, 1971) (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "Complete Novel") 112pg ~ {&} ~ Son of the Tree (reprinted as ACE 77525, 1971) (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 111pg

F 265a     F 265b

 

F-273 ~ $0.40 ~ (1964) Marion Zimmer Bradley - Falcons of Narabedla (reprinted as ACE 22576, 1972) (cover states "Complete Novel") 127pg ~ {&} ~ The Dark Intruder & Other Stories (contains: The Dark Intruder, Jackie Sees a Star, Exiles of Tomorrow, Death Between the Stars, The Crime Therapist, The Stars Are Waiting, and Black & White) (reprinted as ACE 22576, 1972) (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 124pg

F 273a     F 273b

 

F-275 ~ $0.40 ~ (1964) Philip E. High - No Truce with Terra (cover states "Complete Novel") 110pg ~ {&} ~ Murray Leinster (aka: Will F. Jenkins) - The Duplicators (printed elsewhere as either World of the Uffts or Planet of the Ufft) (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 143pg

Philip Empson High was an English science fiction author. Born in Biggleswade (Bedfordshire) on 28 April 1914, his writing career spanned over 50 years before his death in Canterbury (Kent) on 9 August, 2006.

F 275a     F 275b

 

F-285 ~ $0.40 ~ (1964) Fritz Leiber - Ships to the Stars (cover-art by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 122pg ~ {&} ~ Ken Bulmer - The Million Year Hunt (cover-art by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "First Book Publication") 133pg

F 285a     F 285b

 

F-289 ~ $0.40 ~ (1964) Ken Bulmer - Demons' World (cover-art and interior illustration by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 139pg ~ {&} ~ Tom Purdom - I Want the Stars (cover-art and interior illustration by Ed Emshwiller; cover states "Complete Novel") 115pg

Thomas Edward Purdom (born 1936) is an American writer best known for science fiction and nonfiction. His story Fossil Games was a nominee for the Hugo Award for Best Novelette in 2000. He has also done music criticism since 1988. His works have been translated into German, Chinese, Burmese, Russian, and Czech. He lives in Philadelphia.

Altenative preliminary cover-art (Shown below) by Ed Emshwiller for I Want The Stars. Note the differences and similarities between the preliminary and the final cover art.

F 289a     F 289b

F 289bo

 

F-299 ~ $0.40 ~ (1964) John Brunner - Endless Shadow (cover-art by Ed Valigursky and interior illustration by Jack Gaughan; cover states "Complete Novel") 97pg ~ {&} ~ Gardner Fox - The Arsenal of Miracles (frontspiece illustration by Jack Gaughan; cover states "First Book Publication") 156pg

Gardner Francis Cooper Fox (May 20, 1911 – December 24, 1986) was an American writer known best for creating numerous comic book characters for DC Comics. Comic book historians estimate that he wrote more than 4,000 comics stories, including 1,500 for DC Comics. Fox was also a science fiction author and wrote many novels and short stories. Fox is known as the co-creator of DC Comics heroes the Flash, Hawkman, Doctor Fate, Zatanna and the original Sandman, and was the writer who first teamed those and other heroes as the Justice Society of America and later recreated the team as the Justice League of America. Fox introduced the concept of the Multiverse to DC Comics in the 1961 story "Flash of Two Worlds!"

F 299a     F 299b