‘The Best Of New Worlds’

The Best Of New Worlds

London:  Compact Books, 1965 mass-sized paperback;
edited and introduced by Michael Moorcock;
original price:  5/-;
318 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  none  (code:  H287);
cover artist:  unknown;

no other 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.

p. 7: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 11 (as p. 13 on contents page): ‘The Pit My Parish’ by Brian W. Aldiss (from New Worlds No. 67);
p. 33: ‘Tableau’ by James White (from N.W. No. 71);
p. 61: ‘Another Word For Man’ (as ‘Another World For Man’) by Robert Presslie (from N.W. No. 78);
p. 79: ‘I See You’ by Harry Harrison (from N.W. No. 83);
p. 103: ‘The Outstretched Hand’ by James White (from N.W. No. 83);
p. 117: ‘The Railways Up On Cannis’ by Colin Kapp (from N.W. No. 87);
p. 145: ‘The Time Dweller’ by Michael Moorcock (from N.W. No. 139);
p. 165: ‘The Terminal Beach’ by J.G. Ballard (from N.W. No. 140);
p. 189: ‘The Traps Of Time’ by John Baxter (from N.W. No. 140);
p. 205: ‘The Last Lonely Man’ by John Brunner (from N.W. No. 142);
p. 223: ‘The Fall Of Frenchy Steiner’ by Hilary Bailey (as Hiliary Bailey on contents page) (from N.W. No. 143);
p. 257: ‘New Experience’ by E.C. Tubb (from N.W. No. 144);
p. 271: ‘I Remember, Anita…’ by Langdon Jones (from N.W. No. 144);
p. 283: ‘The Mountain’ by James Colvin (a.k.a. Michael Moorcock) (from N.W. No. 147);
p. 297: ‘All The King’s Men’ by B.J. Bayley (from N.W. No. 148).