‘A Cornelius Calendar’

A Cornelius Calendar

London:  Phoenix House, 1993 (November 25th) hardcover an simultaneous trade-sized paperback;
original prices:  £18·99 (h/c), £14·99 (p/b);
554 pages;
I.S.B.N.s:  1-897580-60-6 (h/c, -50-9 on copyright page), 1-897580-65-7 (p/b, -9 on copyright page);
cover artist:  Robin Cracknell;

interior artists:  Romain Slocombe and (uncredited) Michael Moorcock;
no American edition.

An omnibus containing four Jerry Cornelius novels/novellas The Adventures Of Una Perrson And Catherine Cornelius In The Twentieth Century (1976), The Entropy Tango (1981), ‘Gold Diggers Of 1977’ (1989, a.k.a. The Great Rock ’n’ Roll Swindle) and ‘The Alchemist’s Question’ (originally published in the 1984 collection, The Opium General) all supplementary to the Cornelius Quartet. It was expanded (and revised) in 2015 to include Firing The Cathedral (2002) and Modem Times 2.0 (2011). See below…

Hardcover
(+ book-club ed.)

First expanded edition: London: Gollancz trade-paperback, 2015 (January 8th);
dated 2014 on copyright page;
part of the Michael Moorcock Collection;
edited by John Davey;
original price:  £12·99;
xxii + 864 pages;

includes ‘Introduction To The Michael Moorcock Collection’ by John Clute (pp. vii–xii);
also includes ‘Introduction To The Michael Moorcock Collection’ by Moorcock (pp. xiii–xviii);
I.S.B.N.:  978-1-473-20074-6;
cover artist:  jetdesignltd.com;

interior artists:  Mark Reeve, Romain Slocombe and Michael Moorcock;
no American edition.

First expanded edition
(+ later reprint[s], £16·99)
Trade paperback (simultaneous 1st ed., not to scale).

Contents (first editions):-
p. 1: The Adventures Of Una Perrson And Catherine Cornelius In The Twentieth Century: A Romance (as The Adventures Of Una Perrson And Catherine Cornelius In The Twentieth Century on contents page);
p. 202 (p. 205 on contents page): The Entropy Tango: A Comic Romance (illustrated by Romain Slocombe) (as The Entropy Tango on contents page), includes illustration by Michael Moorcock (uncredited) on p. 204, “Lyrics by Michael Moorcock; Music by Michael Moorcock and Pete Pavli”;
p. 347: ‘Gold Diggers Of 1977’;
p. 419: ‘The Alchemist’s Question: Being The Final Episode In The Career Of The English Assassin’ (illustrated by Moorcock [uncredited]) (as ‘The Alchemist’s Question’ on contents page), includes ‘The Guardian’ on p. 421.

Contents (expanded edition):-
p. vii‘Introduction To The Michael Moorcock Collection (non-fiction) by John Clute;
p. xiiiIntroduction To The Michael Moorcock Collection (non-fiction) by Moorcock;
p. xixContents page;
p. xxIllustration credits page;
p. xxiFrontispiece by Mark Reeve;
p. 1: The Adventures Of Una Perrson And Catherine Cornelius In The Twentieth Century: A Romance (title-page illustration by Romain Slocombe) (as The Adventures Of Una Perrson And Catherine Cornelius In The Twentieth Century on contents page);
p. 246 (p. 249 on contents page): The Entropy Tango: A Comic Romance (illustrated by Slocombe) (as The Entropy Tango on contents page), includes illustration by Moorcock (uncredited) on p. 248, “Lyrics by Michael Moorcock; Music by Michael Moorcock and Pete Pavli”;
p. 413: The Great Rock ’n’ Roll Swindle (1980, a.k.a. ‘Gold Diggers Of 1977’);
p. 509: ‘The Alchemist’s Question’ (illustrated by Moorcock), includes ‘The Guardian’ on p. 512;
p. 677: The Final Programme Portfolio(1991/’92) by Reeve;
p. 693: Firing The Cathedral;
p. 785: Modem Times 2.0.