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Sense of wonder: three science fiction stories

Sense of wonder: three science fiction stories

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published by Doubleday, New York, 1967, as "Three stories."

    Statementedited with an introduction by Sam Moskowitz.
    ContributionsMoskowitz, Sam, comp., Wyndham, John, 1903-1969., Jenkins, Will, 1896-, Williamson, Jack, 1908-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1 .S478, PS648.S3 .S478
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 197 p.
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4955925M
    LC Control Number76386044

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