‘The Shores Of Death’

The Shores Of Death

London:  Sphere, 1970 (June) mass-sized paperback;
original price:  5/-;
156 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  none  (code:  62146)
cover artist:  Bill Botten;

introduction (pp. 7–9) by Moorcock;
no (individual) hardcover edition.

A (more or less) standalone novel, The Shores Of Death was first serialised in New Worlds (q.v.) in 1964. It first appeared in book form, substantially revised/“rewritten”, in 1966 as The Twilight Man, before being title-reverted back to The Shores of Death in 1970. It was collected (as Shores…) re-revised in The Roads Between The Worlds (1996), and later with its original 1966 text (mostly) restored in Moorcock’s Multiverse (2014).

First edition

First American edition:  New York: Dale mass-sized paperback, 1978 (September);
original price:  $1·95;
165 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-89559-070-0;
cover artist:  Greg Theakston

New York: Fantastic Books trade-sized paperback, 2012 (May);
original price:  $13·99;
140 pages;

no introduction;
I.S.B.N.:  978-1-61720-363-3

cover artist; Ian Randal Strock;
text follows 1996 revisions otherwise used (only) in The Roads Between The Worlds (omnibus).

Reprinted 2018 (I.S.B.N. 978-1-5154-2365-2).
New Worlds No. 144 (not to scale), Sep./Oct. 1964, ed. Moorcock;
cover artist:  Michel Jakubowicz.

St. Albans:  Mayflower mass-sized paperback, 1974 (September 5th);
original price:  35p;
156 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  583-12339-2;
cover artist:  Bob Haberfield.

Reprinted 1975 (40p), 1977 (Mayflower/Granada, 50p).

London:  Roc mass-sized paperback, 1993 (January 7th);
original price:  £4·50;
156 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-14-017352-8;
cover artist:  Mark Reeve.

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The Shores Of Death is also available as an e-book: 9780575092600.