‘The Ice Schooner’

The Ice Schooner

London:  Sphere, 1969 (March 20th) mass-sized paperback;
original price:  5/0;
158 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  none (code: 62162);
cover artist:  unknown.

A (more or less) standalone novel, The Ice Schooner was first serialised in SF Impulse (q.v.) in 1966/’67. In book form, it was revised in 1977, and again in 1985. In that later re-revised form it was collected in Sailing To Utopia (1993) with The Black CorridorThe Distant Suns and ‘Flux’, and in Travelling To Utopia (2014) with The Wrecks Of Time and The Black Corridor).

First edition

First American edition:  New York: Berkley mass-sized paperback, 1969 (October);
original price:  60¢;
207 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  425-01749-4;
cover artist:  Sanford Kossin

First revised (& first hardcover) edition:  New York: Harper & Row h/c, 1977 (July);
original price:  $8.95;
183 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-06-013006-7;
cover artist:  Melvyn (Grant).

New York: Dell mass-sized paperback, 1978 (October);
original price:  $1·75;
267 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-440-14445-0;
cover artist:  Boris Vallejo.

Reprinted June 1979

New York: Berkley mass-sized paperback, 1987 (May);
original price:  $2·95;
202 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-425-09706-4;
cover artist:  Robert Gould.

SF Impulse No. 9 (not to scale), November 1966, ed. Harry Harrison;
cover artist:  Keith Roberts.

London: Sphere paperback, 1972 (September 7th);
original price:  30p;
158 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  none (code: 62197);
cover artist:  Eddie Jones.

Sphere paperback, 1974 (March);
original price:  30p;
158 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-7221-6221-9;
cover artist:  Patrick Woodroofe.

Sphere paperback, 1975 (May 1st);
original price:  35p;
158 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-7221-6224-3 (-6221-9 on copyright page);
cover artist:  Eddie Jones.

Sphere paperback, 1977 (June 23rd);
original price:  65p;
158 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-7221-6203-0 (-6221-9 on copyright page);
cover artist:  Melvyn (Grant).

First re-revised edition:  London: Harrap hardcover, 1985 (May 30th);
original price:  £8.95;
237 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-245-54284-1;
cover artist:  Jim Burns.

London: Panther/Grafton mass-sized paperback, 1985 (October);
original price:  £1·95;
237 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-586-06467-2.

Grafton paperback, 1988 (December);  £2·95.

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The Ice Schooner is also available as an e-book: 9780575092792.