‘Novae Terrae’

Novae Terrae Volume 1 (Nos 1–12)
Novae Terrae Volume 2 (Nos 13–24)
Novae Terrae Volume 3 (Nos 25–29)

Novae Terrae — Latin for ‘New Worlds’ — was the U.K.’s first ever fanzine, running from 1936 to ’39 before being superceded by a fanzine version of New Worlds which, as a magazine after the War, would go on to become the most seminal of speculative fiction periodicals.

Volume 1

Novae Terrae Vol. 1 No. 1
Nuneaton: Science Fiction League fanzine, March 1936;
edited by Maurice K. Hanson & Dennis A. Jacques;
original price:  2d;
9 pages.

Contents:-
p. 1: ‘Novae Terrae’ (editorial) by Maurice K. Hanson & Dennis A. Jacques (as “The Editors”);
p. 2: ‘Science Fiction Ideals: No. 1 — The Perfect Science Fiction Story by “Space-Ray”;
p. 4: Science Fiction This Side Of The Atlantic (uncredited);
p. 6: ‘Scientific Progress’ (part) by J.E. Barnes;
p. 7: ‘When WILL The Space-ship Arrive?’ by Hanson;
p. 8: ‘Scientific Progress’ (conclusion).

Novae Terrae Vol. 1 No. 2
Nuneaton: Science Fiction League fanzine, April 1936;
edited by Maurice K. Hanson & Dennis A. Jacques;
original price:  2d;
10 pages.

(To be continued…)