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Great stories of science fiction

Great stories of science fiction

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Published by Science Fiction Book Club in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London, Cassell, 1953.

Statementedited by Murrey Leinster; with an introduction by Clifton Fadiman.
SeriesScience Fiction Book Club -- 12
ContributionsLeinster, Murray.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14196558M

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