‘Best S. F. Stories From New Worlds’

Best S. F. Stories From New Worlds

London:  Panther Books, 1967 mass-sized paperback;
as Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds on cover, spine & copyright page;
edited and introduced (+ notes) by Michael Moorcock;
original price:  3/6;
141 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  none  (code:  2243);
cover artist:  unknown
no hardcover edition.

An anthology of short fiction published in New Worlds, the seminal speculative fiction magazine which Moorcock edited for many years and with which he remains closely associated.

First edition
First American edition:  New York: Berkley mass-sized paperback, 1968 (February);
as The Best SF Stories From New Worlds;
original price:  60¢;
158 pages;

I.S.B.N.:  none  (code:  X1513);
cover artist:  Paul Lehr
no hardcover edition.

Contents (first edition):-
p. 7: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 9: ‘The Small Betraying Detail’ by Brian W. Aldiss (from New Worlds No. 150);
p. 18: ‘The Keys To December’ by Roger Zelazny (from N.W. No. 165);
p. 44: ‘The Assassination Weapon’ by J.G. Ballard (from N.W. No. 161);
p. 53: ‘Nobody Axed You’ by John Brunner (from N.W. No. 150);
p. 83: ‘A Two-Timer’ by David I. Masson (from N.W. No. 159);
p. 118: ‘The Music Makers’ by Langdon Jones (from N.W. No. 156);
p. 127: ‘The Squirrel Cage’ by Thomas M. Disch (from N.W. No. 167).

(Followed by Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds 2)

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