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A century of great short science fiction novels by Damon Knight

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Published by Dell in New York .
Written in English


  • Science fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Damon Knight
SeriesDell -- 1158
LC ClassificationsPS648.S3 C4575 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination447 p. ;
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24768642M

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