‘Best SF Stories From New Worlds 4’

Best SF Stories From New Worlds 4

London:  Panther Books, 1969 mass-sized paperback;
edited and introduced (+ notes) by Michael Moorcock;
original price:  5/-;
158 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  none  (code:  027947);
cover artist:  unknown
no hardcover edition.

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

First edition (also reprinted ’69)
First American edition:  New York: Berkley mass-sized paperback, 1971 (January);
as Best SF Stories From New Worlds 4;
original price:  75¢;
160 pages;

I.S.B.N.:  425-01943-8;
cover artist:  Paul Lehr
no hardcover edition.

(Preceded by Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds 3)

Contents (first edition):-
p. 7: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 9: ‘The Ship Of Disaster’ by B.J. Bayley (from New Worlds No. 151);
p. 27: ‘The Square Root Of Brain’ by Fritz Leiber (from N.W. No. 179);
p. 39: ‘In Seclusion’ by Harvey Jacobs (from N.W. No. 179);
p. 59: ‘Transient’ by Langdon Jones (from N.W. No. 157);
p. 65: ‘The Head-Rape’ (poem) by D.M. Thomas (from N.W. No. 180);
p. 67: ‘The Source’ by Brian Aldiss (from N.W. No. 153);
p. 83: ‘Period Of Gestation’ by Thom Keyes (from Science Fantasy No. 67);
p. 93: ‘Dr. Gelabius’ by Hilary Bailey (from N.W. No. 181);
p. 97: ‘The Valve Transcript’ by Joel Zoss (from N.W. No. 181);
p. 103: ‘Linda And Daniel And Spike’ by Thomas M. Disch (from N.W. No. 178);
p. 111: ‘Masterson And The Clerks by John T. Sladek (from N.W. No. 175).

(Followed by Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds 5)